| Nov 16, 2014
| 10:14 AM
A former Orlando restaurant executive has taken the top role at Cheddar's Casual Cafe restaurants and is expanding the low-cost casual dining chain in Central Florida.
Ian Baines, CEO at the Dallas-based company, visited Orlando last week to open a...
| 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...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 2:48 PM
The underground taxi service Uber is pushing into Broward County, and the county is pushing back.
Broward taxi licensing officials say they've mounted two sting operations that resulted in citations for drivers of the so-called "ride-share'' service....
| Oct 2, 2014
| 12:02 PM
South Florida is awash in pita huts and pita pits and pita grills and all kinds of order-at-the-counter fast-food joints. Middle Eastern food lends itself to takeout.
So it was with great delight that I found myself at the...
| 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...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Congratulations to the winners of the annual Best Bets awards.
Every year, Orlando Sentinel publishes Central Florida's favorite picks of local dining, shopping, services and entertainment -- all chosen by you, our readers.
We're proud to announce...
| 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@...
| 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 21, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Publix is seeking seasonal employees to work at stores in Broward and Palm Beach counties.
The grocery chain is looking for associates to fill positions at 11 stores in Broward and 10 in Palm Beach County, from December to April.
Jobs available vary...