| Jul 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
I have a birthday coming up.
In honor of this milestone (a lady never reveals her age), I've rounded up a list of birthday freebies from A to Z so you, too, can celebrate with free gifts from restaurants and retailers. As a bonus, you'll immediately get...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:53 AM
Happy Freebie Friday!
Father's Day is Sunday and I have a huge roundup of freebies, dining deals and gifts for Dad, including $10 off at JC Penney and Kohl's. Plus, you can get free Starbucks gift cards and save $10 on gas cards at Publix. Keep...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 3:02 AM
Get a free $5 Starbucks gift card from Skype.
Link your Microsoft Outlook email address to Skype.com and send an instant message to anyone on your contact list. The Starbucks gift will be emailed to you. It could take up to three weeks.
| Aug 20, 2014
Starbucks can have a building sign alerting customers they can drive through when the new coffee shop opens near the busy 20th Street and Federal Highway intersection in September.
The coffee giant approached Boca Raton City Council to appeal a...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 2:25 PM
I remember returning to South Florida in 1993 from a one-year journalism fellowship in the San Francisco Bay Area, and marveling that there wasn’t a Starbucks to be found anywhere. Nobody knew what a “latte” was. Frankly, I hadn’...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Starbucks is having a "par-TEA," kicking off a cool summer promo: Half off a shaken Teavana Iced Teas on Thursday.
Stop in from 2-5 p.m. to get the savings. No coupon is necessary.
On Tuesday, Starbucks will introduce summer additions to the menu,...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 2:07 PM
When it comes to campus dining, the language of food can change as fast as students' majors. A few years ago, few students were familiar with Celiac Disease or gluten-free diets. Those terms, as well as flexitarian, pescetarian, and old standbys vegan and...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 3:54 PM
Los Angeles passed a law last year requiring bicycle racks within 50 feet of the front door of many new buildings. But a problem surfaced immediately: The federal Americans With Disabilities Act requires handicapped parking spaces with an easy path to the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:46 AM
The afternoon "Treat Receipt" promotion has returned at Starbucks stores.
Customers who buy a drink before 2 p.m. can get a grande cold drink for $2 after 2 p.m. You must show your morning receipt to access the deal.
The deal ends Aug. 17.
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:22 AM
It hadn’t been a good week. I was poised to spend another five hours at Starbucks editing the Great American Novel. After 14 months I was stuck in a mire attempting to bring synthesis to 66 chapters of action. Was Ofa Hawkins, the heroine,...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Patrons visiting the Wheaton Public Library may soon be able to grab a cup of coffee while there.
Library officials hope this fall to go out to bid for vendors to operate a cafe out of the building's Parkview Commons, which is currently a small eating...