| Feb 20, 2013
| 8:34 AM
If you like to cook, chances are that your kitchen is the heart of your home. Many family traditions center around food, so it's no surprise when the most popular room in the house is the kitchen. The "open concept" style kitchen usually features a "dine-...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 5:24 AM
Despite recent concerns about a shortage of homes for sale, South Florida still ranks among the top 20 markets nationwide in which to buy foreclosures this year.
Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties come in at No. 12 on the list compiled by...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Expectations will be high this year for continued growth in multifamily construction and other development tied to two highly incentivized projects: SunRail and Lake Nona's Medical City.
The relative boom in apartment construction last year is...
| May 19, 2012
| 5:11 PM
Phillipsburg Mall is home to anchors like Sears, Bon-Ton, Kohl's and JCPenney's.
But have you noticed that the mall's corridors are riddled with vacancies?
I witnessed the sea of empty storefronts as I walked through the mall during lunchtime Wednesday....
| Jan 24, 2012
| 6:24 PM
The following are the remarks of President Barack Obama, as prepared for delivery.
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans:
Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed home some of...
| Nov 12, 2012
As we head into a busy holiday season highlighted by Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's, let me be among the first to wish you Merry Diwali and a Happy Al-Hijra!
Diwali, a Hindu holiday known as the "festival of lights," starts Tuesday. On Thursday,...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 1:17 PM
Cell phone safety warnings are generally designed for a large man with a big head who talks less than half an hour a day.
The average toddler's head, however, weighs about half as much and is far more susceptible to the microwave radiation the phone...
| Apr 29, 2010
| 3:44 AM
A downtown fire station will be demolished today to make way for the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, a long-awaited first step delayed for months while the city cemented a financing plan.
Organizers behind the ambitious arts center also will...
| Feb 26, 2011
Jamie Oliver presses a "happy cow" veggie burger on me with the fervor of a believer handing out religious pamphlets. He asks me whether I love it, but his smile is pure certainty that I will -- and even love him for making it. He's stepped out from the...
| Nov 26, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Here are reader nominations for my Thanksgiving Week salute to great businesses that I did not have room for in the newspaper: One of the instrument gauges on my 2004 Chevy truck quit working. I had a letter from GM that said if this happened up to 60,...
| Dec 6, 2010
| 4:35 PM
We're all familiar with the business of naming rights. A corporation pays big bucks to put its name atop a professional or collegeÂ sports arena in exchange for exposure on television and other marketing strategies. That type of transaction is spreading....