| Aug 29, 2014
Southern cooks will argue about the techniques of making the best fried chicken with as much passion as they debate barbecue styles. But with our recent triple-digit Florida weather, who really wants to kick up a pot of vegetable oil to 350F?
| Aug 25, 2014
| 2:20 PM
The first hint of trouble trickled out of the faucet at Mermaid Juice before 6 p.m. Sunday.
Daneaux Narrow, 42, owner of the craft-beer bar on Highland Street in Mount Dora, wasn't certain what the problem was, but he knew it was potentially serious...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 10:09 AM
•Publix Super Markets Charities donated $20,000 to The Salvation Army of Orlando in support of the organization's food pantry and emergency services program.
•The Lockheed Martin Employee Foundation donated $3,000 to the 2014 summer camp...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Missing Lotto tickets worth $80,000 from a Kissimmee gas station resulted in the arrest Friday of a clerk, the Osceola County Sheriff's Office said.
Mark Joseph Wright, 42, was booked into the Osceola County Jail in lieu of $2,500 bail on a charge of...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 7:30 PM
One distant day, after rinsing the bubbles of FSU Jimbo Fisher Shampoo from their hair, historians may look back and wonder how it all began.
Was it with bag of Golden Flake potato chips and a bottle of Coca-Cola? They were propped on a table next to...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Life for about 1,500 renters who have moved into new downtown Orlando apartments in recent years can mean strolling to work, nightclubs and SunRail. But they may need their car keys if they want to buy clothing, toiletries or fresh flowers.
At a time...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 7:02 AM
Based on various customer satisfaction ratings, Consumer Reports has put out its annual list of the best supermarkets across the U.S. and once again Trader Joe's has made it near the top of the list.
Another chain to maintain last year's ranking was...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 11:57 AM
A woman dining on a kale salad from a Manhattan deli was shocked to find a little extra protein mixed in with her leafy greens.
What she originally thought was a pea turned out to be the head of a dead lizard, according to NBC New York.
As if I needed...