| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
We are just a few days away from the official kickoff of college football season, which means it's time once again for the studio audience to ask questions and seek answers from the "Oracle of Oblong" –...
| Aug 16, 2014
Sun Capital Partners of Boca Raton may not be a household name, but some of the businesses it controls probably ring a bell: Boston Market, Johnny Rockets, Friendly's and The Limited Stores.
The consolidated revenues of those businesses and others...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Florida is known for having plenty of fast food, restaurant and retail chains -- but there is always room for more.
Central Florida recently got introduced to two popular chains in Trader Joe's and Shake Shack, and while parking at the Winter Park...
| Aug 12, 2014
For six weeks, Florida reeled under the assault of four hurricanes.
First Charley struck Port Charlotte Aug. 13, 2004, with 150-mph winds. It blasted its way into Central Florida five hours later with winds clocked at 105 mph at Orlando International...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:13 PM
Grocery Shopping Tips for Seniors
As we get older the ability to move around may diminish, let alone our capacity to drive our own personal vehicle. What happens when elderly parents, shut-ins, and older adults cannot go out to buy essential items...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:47 AM
One of Florida's newest multi-millionaires has a simple plan for her windfall: she wants to pay off her mortgage in Ocoee then buy a second home for her family.
Brandy Pauline, 31, won a $3 million prize in the Super Millions scratch-off game, Florida...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:49 AM
As Trader Joe's prepares for its Friday opening, I can almost taste the Two-Buck Chuck wine.
The specialty grocery store with a cult-like following will make its Central Florida debut Friday with a ceremonial lei-cutting at 8 a.m. Live music, food...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Azuma Japanese Sake Bar
4460 N. Federal Highway, Lighthouse Point, 954-532-1763, AzumaJapaneseSakeBar.com
Co-owner Masa Funahashi, who has owned 11 restaurants in South Florida since 1984, mostly recently Kansai west of Boca Raton, has debuted his...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 10:13 AM
The buying spree has continued for Jim Gissy, longtime right-hand man for time-share magnate David Siegel.
The vice president of sales and marketing at Westgate Resorts recently purchased the Golden Eagle Village shopping center at 2430 U.S. Highway...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 3:32 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
Today, I have rounded up some crazy-good freebies and savings: $10 off at Macy's, half-off Papa John's Pizza as a thank you to fans from the Miami Heat, free bowling a AMF lanes on Saturday and free Apple Camp for kids in July. You...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It's Freebie Friday!
It's Friday and that means it's time for my freebie free-for-all! Check my ginormous list for freebies, savings and dining deals, including half off Starbucks Fizzio Sodas through Thursday, $10 off gas cards at CVS through Saturday...