| 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 14, 2014
| 2:17 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
It's time for another fantastic freebie free-for-all!
I've added a new Black Friday category so you can easily keep up with shopping strategies and the best deals for holiday shopping.
This week's offers include the popular...
| 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...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 11:39 AM
Once again, Publix is tugging on our holiday heartstrings.
And I can't lie. I love it.
I love the commercial where the hungry nutcracker and sly angel raid the holiday feast. When the salt and pepper shakers come to life. And when the big family...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 7:22 AM
Very strong competition, Jonathan Smiga noted, can often inspire entrepreneurs toward creativity. And as Smiga’s company, Barnie’s Coffeekitchen, prepares to celebrate the very first Santa’s White Christmas Day on Monday, Dec. 22, he...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Using Florida farmworkers' six-day hunger strike as its jumping-off point, the advocacy documentary "Food Chains" launches its case for how supermarkets, fast-food restaurants and other food services indirectly exploit laborers.
The members of the...
| Nov 26, 2014
Barbara and Kent Johnson consider Faces365 Spa Boca Raton a one-stop shop for the well-groomed person looking for blow dries, makeup, and services from waxing and facials to anti-aging skin treatments and massage.
Their place in Boca Village Square is...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 2:59 AM
It's Freebie Black Friday!
Today's edition is stuffed with freebies, coupons and doorbuster deals good at Friday store openings and online.
Don't forget about Small Business Saturday. If you have an American Express card, register it for up to...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Seniors on multiple medications may find that getting in sync keeps them healthier.
Some South Florida pharmacies have started offering medication synchronization services — or med sync — as a better way to manage prescriptions instead of...
| 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...