| Dec 19, 2014
| 2:27 PM
First of two parts.
Time to readjust thinking about Leesburg's $20 million smart-grid boondoggle.
Remember how it was sold to the public as a way to cut the average power bill by $25 or $30 a month? Nah, forget that.
Remember how it was to be "off...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 1:32 PM
Increasing consumer confidence, a recovering housing market and tourism growth are paving the way for a bright 2015 in retail, industry experts say.
"As the economy becomes more stable, businesspeople will feel more confident starting new businesses,"...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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 21, 2014
| 3:03 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 a free $10...
| 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...
| 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...