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  • To survive in the U.S., Chinese bookstores evolve way beyond books

    To survive in the U.S., Chinese bookstores evolve way beyond books
    At World Books on Atlantic Boulevard, Lily Li picks up the phone to transact one of her first sales of the day. "Hello, this is World Books," says Li, 60. "Can you add $60 to this phone card?" She hands the card back to the man waiting at the counter,...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Hampton native Newsome earns ODAC football Coach of Year honors with Emory and Henry

    COLLEGES: Football: In his first year with Emory and Henry, Hampton native Curt Newsome was named the Old Dominion Athletic Conference Coach of Year. His team finished 8-2, including 5-2 in the conference, to tie for first after being picked eighth...
  • Pisac: Negocio familiar reinventa alfajores, un dulce regalo para las fiestas

    Pisac: Negocio familiar reinventa alfajores, un dulce regalo para las fiestas
    Beatriz "Tish", Mariella, Julio y Javier Fierro le hacen honor al dicho "todo queda en familia". Este par de hermanas peruanas se casaron con dos hermanos también peruanos y desde hace muchos años, más de 20, se han dedicado a hacer negocios juntos....
  • Retail Therapy: Don't be blue on Black Friday

    Work smarter, not harder: If the idea of poring through a stack of Black Friday newspaper ads has you breaking out in a cold sweat, never fear. Websites like bfads.net have done all the work for you, leaving you with a searchable database of offers. For...
  • Black Friday dining specials

    Black Friday dining specials
    A few million people will be hitting the stores Friday, scooping up deals on holiday gifts. And when it's time for a break, or for an apres-shopping meal, the deals don't stop then. Bar Toma: On Friday, any pizza with a glass of wine will be $20. 110 E....
  • ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay’ director on Jennifer Lawrence and Philip Seymour Hoffman

     
    Inside filmmaker Francis Lawrence’s West L.A. office sits a framed collection of arrows with an inscription reading, “May the odds […]...
  • Happy Hour of the Week: Miller's Ale House

    Happy Hour of the Week: Miller's Ale House
    If you plan on heading to the mall on Black Friday, chances are you'll need a stiff drink after all the chaos. Wherever you end up shopping, a Miller's Ale House likely won't be far away, serving cheap drinks during its all-day happy hour. Daily...
  • Lobster Bar Sea Grille expanding restaurant

    Lobster Bar Sea Grille expanding restaurant
    Lobster Bar Sea Grille is expanding its downtown Fort Lauderdale restaurant with the addition of a 3,500-square-foot private dining area. The upscale seafood restaurant along Las Olas Boulevard is in the process of adding a luxurious lounge for...
  • This $260 chocolate bar might just be worth it

    This $260 chocolate bar might just be worth it
    A chocolate bar touted as among the most expensive in the world doesn't come from Switzerland or France, but from Ecuador. It weighs in at just 50 grams — and costs a whopping $260. Oh, yes, and there are only 574 in the world. This year. We're...
  • No need to go without turkey, companionship on Thanksgiving

    No need to go without turkey, companionship on Thanksgiving
    Here are a few places local residents yearning for company or a hot meal can visit for a free traditional Thanksgiving meal. Clermont: The River Church at 796 Hooks St., is hosting a traditional Thanksgiving buffet provided by Corelli's Italian...
  • Orlando man's first gator was nearly 13 feet long

    Orlando man's first gator was nearly 13 feet long
    It was Clark Woodsby's first catch and it was a big one: a bull gator measuring 12 feet, 10 inches, at least. Measurements showed it would have been around 13 feet, 4 inches if part of its tail hadn't been lost earlier in life. "This is going to be...