| Aug 6, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Florida is known for having plenty of fast food, restaurant and retail chains -- but there is always room for more.
Central Florida recently got introduced to two popular chains in Trader Joe's and Shake Shack, and while parking at the Winter Park...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:10 AM
This week another piece of the redevelopment of downtown Towson falls into place as a 90,000-square-foot, 15-screen Cinemark theater ushers in its first moviegoers Thursday.
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said Towson Square and the theater...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 4:38 PM
With today's opening of a 15-screen Cinemark theater in Towson, Baltimore and its immediate area — that is, within the Beltway — is home to nearly 60 movie screens. And 20 of those are in the city itself.
That's not bad when one considers...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Amusement game operators and distributors are fighting the Maryland State Lottery and Gaming Control Commission's proposed regulations on arcade games, but the agency already has new authority that could affect the side of the game business that operators...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 1:22 PM
A City Council committee on Wednesday took steps to close a loophole in the Chicago ordinance banning the sale of synthetic marijuana and stimulants.
The amendment endorsed by the council License and Consumer Protection Committee would ban the...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Barely nine hours after bringing the state's top Democrats to a standing ovation with a fiery critique of Republican rival Tom Foley, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy hit the campaign trail, and his opponent, with full force on Thursday.
Introducing himself as...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 3:52 PM
With a backdrop of juke boxes and poodle skirts, Delray residents took a trip down memory lane at Ellie's 50s Diner to plan for the future of the North Federal Highway Corridor.
Nestled near the city's burgeoning downtown and the upscale town of Gulf...
| Aug 20, 2014
Vendors at Dada's craft bazaar peddle an eclectic mix of handcrafted, new and vintage-inspired gifts. Gathering monthly in the restaurant's garden area, the grassroots group melds with its indie ambiance. The event adds to Dada's roster of bands, film...
| Aug 20, 2014
No longer a sleepy seasonal town, the city of Boca Raton is busier than ever for some restaurants.
An informal survey of established restaurants found business is good in Mizner Park. And well-known eateries in Royal Palm Place, The Shops at Boca...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 4:05 PM
— Downtown Boca Raton's party could go further into the wee hours of the morning — in at least one establishment.
Right now, alcohol sales are prohibited in the city between 2 and 7 a.m., but city officials have begun discussing the...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 8:12 AM
State inspectors will visit well-maintained restaurants, hot dog stands, caterers and food trucks less frequently under a new schedule that begins Tuesday.
Under the old policy, state inspectors dropped in unannounced at Florida’s 48,000...