| 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...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 3:48 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
It's time for my fabulous freebie free-for-all! This week's list features a free meal at Chick-Fil-A for Cow Appreciation Day. Of course, there's a link to a free cow costume. Plus, 7-Eleven is celebrating it's 87th birthday with...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 12, 2014
A new grocery store seems to pop up every week in South Florida.
Big boys Publix, Whole Foods Market, Winn-Dixie, Walmart, Target, Costco, Sam's Club and BJ's get a run for their money from local chains Doris Italian Market, Joseph's Classic Market...
| Feb 2, 2014
Today's big game is not just about football. It's about fun, food and freebies.
But first, a word on the sponsors.
Budweiser and Heinz are getting buzz with Super Bowl spots already posted on YouTube.
The King of Beers goes all in for a misty-eyed...