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Upscale digs draw flocks of homebuyers

Upscale digs draw flocks of homebuyers

Residential opulence is back on the upswing in the Tampa Bay area.
Published: 10/25/14
Lauro Ristorante in Tampa closes after 33 years

Lauro Ristorante in Tampa closes after 33 years

TAMPA — After 33 years as a South Tampa landmark, Lauro Ristorante has closed its doors.
Published: 10/24/14
Tampa’s newest movie theater focuses on higher-end service

Tampa’s newest movie theater focuses on higher-end service

A new generation of movie theaters focuses on guest experience and higher-end service. Studio Movie Grill has opened its first Tampa-area site, offering a dinner-and-a movie restaurant experience. Customers pick their seats in advance at Studio Movie...
Published: 10/24/14
Del Frisco’s Grille about ready to join the Westshore crowd

Del Frisco’s Grille about ready to join the Westshore crowd

More than 50 potential servers at Del Frisco’s Grille in Tampa huddled over page after page of a written test this last week, trying to score high enough to pass the training phase leading up to the restaurant’s opening this coming week...
Published: 10/24/14
Wow That’s Fresh preps for its debut in Brandon

Wow That’s Fresh preps for its debut in Brandon

If the lime green facade and provocative abbreviation — “WTF” — can bring in the crowds, the owners of the new Wow That’s Fresh restaurant hope the food will keep them coming back....
Published: 10/24/14

Sears refutes store-closing report

NEW YORK – Sears Holdings Corp. discredited a report today that says it will be shuttering 116 Sears and Kmart stores, resulting in the layoffs of more than 6,000 workers.
Published: 10/23/14

Visit Tampa Bay honors seven for bringing tourist dollars

TAMPA —Visit Tampa Bay shined the light Thursday on seven individuals who helped bring in millions in tourism dollars this year.
Published: 10/23/14
Early Apple computer sells for $905K at auction

Early Apple computer sells for $905K at auction

NEW YORK — A vintage Apple computer that was one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs’ garage in 1976 has sold for $905,000 at auction in New York City.
Published: 10/22/14

BofA to refund Apple Pay customers charged twice

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Published: 10/22/14

State regulators approve new electric rates

TALLAHASSEE – Florida regulators are signing off on new rates for three of the state’s biggest power companies that will result in some customers paying less.
Published: 10/22/14