| 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...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 6:12 PM
Today's Friday Files have something for everyone — from sports talk and baby names to political beat-downs and some Jimmy Buffett intel.
A Washington smackdown. We start with Congressman Daniel Webster, the Orlando Republican who thought he would...
| 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 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...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 4:27 AM
Cleaning up on BOGOs at Publix, Winn-Dixie and Walmart just got a lot easier, thanks to Jason Taub.
The Fort Lauderdale entrepreneur has launched JustBOGOS.com, a helpful new website that sends personalized emails alerting you to buy-one-get-one free...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Winn-Dixie has updated its coupon policy, and the changes are sure to irritate extreme couponers.
The new policy posted Monday on WinnDixie.com, outlines 14 rules that should smooth the check-out process and help reduce confusion for customers and...
| 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...