| Jun 22, 2013
| 9:30 AM
The housing market is brutal on homebuyers in Broward and Palm Beach counties. Getting into a condominium in either county isn't any easier.
And it doesn't look like the situation will change anytime soon.
"Condo listings don't stay on the market...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 6:47 AM
Interest rates should remain near record lows in 2013, encouraging more people to buy homes in South Florida but hurting savers who have relied on bank deposits, analysts predict.
"It's going to be another good year for borrowers but another tough...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 7:38 AM
Name: Roy Villacrusis
Title: Executive chef
Food prepared: Asiatic cuisine
Background: Waking up to the smell of burning wood from the "dirty kitchen," a...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 8:19 AM
The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling will hold its 25th Anniversary Conference, Problem Gambling in Florida: Past, Present and Future, Thursday and Friday at the DoubleTree Hilton Orlando, Florida at SeaWorld.
The conference will feature former...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 4:45 AM
North Palm Beach cops busted Gabriel Villacian Gonzalez, 35, after the manager at a marine store reported Gozalez had tried to buy a $3,000 GPS navigation system with a fake credit card, reports The Palm Beacxh Post.
When a clerk at the store called the...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 8:50 AM
A majority of working Americans haven't noticed the higher payroll taxes -- with the lowest income households the least likely to have been affected, Bankrate.com reported Monday.
Some 48 percent said they hadn't noticed the 2 percent increase in Social...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 2:14 AM
Every few weeks, real estate agent Roger Palmieri pulls a well-worn New York Yankees baseball cap onto his head, changes out of his shirt and tie and goes on a little neighborhood stroll.
He walks up one side of the street and down the other, most of...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 7:28 AM
South Florida is an expensive place to drive around: We rank 24th out of 25 major cities in a new car affordability study conducted by Interest.com that is owned by North Palm Beach-based Bankrate.com.
The website determined people with the median...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Tax increases work. Controversial projects help. Scandal is best.
Without drama to get people riled up, it's hard to attract voters to March elections such as the Tuesday contests in 23 cities, towns and villages in Broward and Palm Beach counties....
| May 23, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Winemaker Robert Mondavi died in 2008, but on June 13 Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse will mark what would have been his 100th birthday with a $95 five-course dinner.
Mondavi put Napa Valley on the wine map.
Wines from the Mondavi vineyard will be...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:48 AM
Mohammad "Sheddy" Siddiqui won the main event of the Deep Stack series at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Sunday.
Siddiqui, a regular South Florida player, collected $73,000 after he chopped with Paul Pantoja of Fort Lauderdale ($67,563) and...