| Aug 30, 2012
| 6:27 AM
September is such a cruel month for Floridians. In our hearts, we know the weather is getting cooler elsewhere in the U.S., but there's little evidence of that here. Plus, hurricanes — and breathless hurricane coverage on TV — continue to...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:41 AM
It’s never just a simple bear hug when President Obama is involved.
For Florida pizza parlor owner Scott Van Duzer, lifting the president off the floor this weekend has wrought an onslaught of impassioned political commentary from customers on...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 11:30 AM
McDonald’s rules the fast food roost when it comes to revenue. But when customer satisfaction is at stake, the burger behemoth comes in dead last, according to a new survey.
The American Consumer Satisfaction Index ranks pizza chain Papa John&...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Darden Restaurants Inc.’s efforts to spruce up Olive Garden’s lagging sales, including national promotions and cost cuts, were “less effective than anticipated,” the company said while announcing its fiscal fourth-quarter...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 5:10 PM
C.F. Martin & Co., a product of the Lehigh Valley, is known for making sweet music around the globe.
Guitarist and Martin & Co. manager Ed Golden knows that quite well. He travels to guitar galleries worldwide on business for the Upper Nazareth Township-...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 4:08 PM
A slow economy usually means a slow-down for construction, but in one Kansas County contractors have been busy.
"2012 is shaping to be a really good year in the salina economy," said Dennis Lauver, president and CEO of the Salina Chamber of Commerce. "...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Darden Restaurants Inc., the owner of Olive Garden and Red Lobster, will buy Irvine-based restaurant chain Yard House USA Inc. for $585 million in cash.
The deal with Yard House owner TSG Consumer Partners will place the chain -- known for its vast...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 10:29 AM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Officials say a second bear has been spotted at a suburban Pittsburgh mall where another bear was captured after getting stuck inside a department store.
The latest bear first emerged near an Olive Garden restaurant at the...
| Apr 19, 2012
In a quiet, forgotten corner of the automotive landscape there is a segment of vehicle called the large sedan. These cars tilt toward luxury but have a foot firmly planted in practicality and economics.
They are for cheap hedonists. Or penny-pinching...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 12:00 PM
A waitress at a northeast side Olive Garden mistakenly served rum to a 10-year-old boy Thursday, according to police.
It happened at the Olive Garden in the 6100 block of East 82nd Street near Castleton Square Mall.
According to police, the boy had...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:55 AM
The fourth annual Race for Ryan 2K/6K cross country race will be held Saturday, March 30, at Grace Academy, where the late Ryan Myers attended school and later coached junior boys soccer.
The 2K fun run begins at 8:30 a.m. and the 6K race begins at 9...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 3:35 PM
New restaurant regulations that were supposed to require chains with more than 20
locations to list calorie counts on their menus are stalled. But many restaurants have
already started disclosing that information anyway. Consumer Reports wanted to see...