| Jan 20, 2015
| 12:21 PM
Activist investor Starboard Value LP has written a letter to Staples' CEO, urging a merger with Boca Raton-based Office Depot.
The investor has about a 10 percent stake in Office Depot and about 5 percent in Staples, both office-supply retailers....
| Jan 18, 2015
| 8:00 PM
Perfume, luggage and selfie sticks — nothing was off limits to shoppers at Brazil Center on International Drive.
The bright, clean showroom, less than 2 miles from Orlando International Premium Outlets, has a loyal Brazilian tourist customer base,...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 7:56 AM
Tijuana Flats cooked another year of growth in 2014 with an 1.24 percent increase in same restaurant sales and nine new restaurants.
The fast casual Mexican eatery chain opened six new stores in Florida this year and its first in Georgia, as total...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 3:20 AM
Orlando Police are searching for the armed man who shot at another man after an attempted car burglary near the Joe's Crab Shack on South Semoran Boulevard, officials said.
The shooting happened around 8:45 p.m. Sunday in the rear parking lot of Joe's...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 3:23 PM
As a young first-generation Chinese-American growing up in Orlando in the 1990s, Eddie Huang felt like he never quite fit in. Huang was taunted at school for being different but firmly challenged racial slurs and stereotypes.
The popular blogger and...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 2:18 PM
Ninety percent of Wine Enthusiast Magazine's "top wine travel destinations of 2015" list should come as no surprise.
Well-known regions of Italy, France, Spain and California are all highlighted in the top 10, but one destination seems to be an odd...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 8:34 AM
The new Artegon Marketplace has added a new anchor to attract holiday shoppers and country music-loving revelers with the opening of Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill.
After months of waiting, the bar and eatery opened on Saturday, Dec. 20 at 5250...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Central Florida is getting the first peek — and taste — of ocean-aged wine, a process that could revolutionize the industry.
California winemaker Gustavo Gonzalez is overseeing the 2-year-old project in which barrel-fermented cabernet...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 5:34 AM
Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance.
New Year's Eve Party: with live comedy, cocktails and dinner. 8 p.m. Wednesday, Cinematique Theater of Daytona Beach, 242 S. Beach St., Daytona Beach, $40, 386-252-3118,cinematique.org....
| Nov 24, 2014
| 12:11 PM
If you are shopping for something special for friends and loved ones, consider something with a sweet or savory sense of place. From cookbooks to sauces, local purveyors have enough choices to fill Santa's sleigh.
Local chefs and food...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 9:23 AM
Combine a Brazilian churrascaria with a Kansas City barbecue joint and you get American Q, the restaurant at the new B Resort & Spa in Lake Buena Vista near Downtown Disney.
The restaurant concept on its own works — with a few exceptions —...