| Nov 12, 2014
After a second set of designs for an even bigger Publix supermarket than first planned, the city's tough Community Appearance Board signed off on the Fifth Avenue Shops' location with two minor conditions.
The conditions were boxing in the downspouts...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Publix will reopen one of its Winter Park locations on Thursday after closing it for nearly seven months to remodel.
The nearly 60,000-square-foot supermarket in the Winter Park Village shopping center at 440 N. Orlando Ave. has been revamped to...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:24 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
It's time for another fantastic freebie free-for-all! Just in time for Thanksgiving shopping, I have a coupon to save $5 on deli, bakery and produce, good at Target and Publix. Also, I have another coupon to save $10 at Kohl's...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 7:27 PM
JACKSONVILLE — Over the years, we've seen it all in this Florida-Georgia border war.
We've seen famous plays like "Fourth-and-Dumb" and "Run, Lindsay, Run."
We've seen Herschel Walker running through the Gators and Shane Matthews passing over...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 3:05 AM
Double, double toil and trouble, get free gas cards at Publix on the bubble. In the cauldron boil and bake, get free Krispy Kremes or IHOP Scary Face Pancakes for the take, with a costume of course.
Everyone can snag $3 "Booritos" at Chipotle, $3...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 9:00 PM
First, as a matter of full disclosure, I am a Florida State University grad and also a fan of Jameis Winston on the football field. Having said that, I do not know him; nor have I ever represented him. Now that we have my potential bias out of the way, it...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 2:35 AM
Readers often ask me coupon questions or send thoughts and comment about Doreen's Deals, published on my Shop-O-Matic blog and daily in the Sun Sentinel Money section. Here's some recently submitted queries. Have a question? Email it to dchristensen@...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 9:00 PM
In January, I relocated to the Orlando area for my new job. As I have a horse, Dwight, my housing options were greatly limited. So, Dwight and I, two urbanites, migrated to the hinterlands of Wedgefield.
The Wedgefield development, itself a product of...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 3:20 AM
It's time for another fabulous freebie free-for-all!
My roundup of deals include a free appetizer or dessert at Red Lobster, $10 off and $10 in bonus cash at JC Penney, a bushel of free samples and free shipping at Target.com and $50 spa treatments. ...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:05 PM
The morning of May 29, Corey Burdick was driving to work in his 2001 Honda Civic like he would any other day.
The 26-year-old Eustis father of two boys was heading to his job as a forklift operator.
As he turned from Haselton Street to Orange Avenue,...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 8:56 AM
Coral Springs wants visitors to do more than shop and eat at its planned downtown — it wants them to spend the night. And to do that, it plans to build an upscale hotel, a movie theater and urban housing.
The eight-story hotel will cater to...