The mahogany color of the brisket circling slowly in the smoker at MOPAC BBQ promised intense flavor once the meat ended up on a plate — or, actually, in Texas barbecue fashion, on a paper sheet spread over an aluminum tray.
1 USF Lecture Series: Viola Davis: The Oscar-, Emmy- and Tony-winning actor will give a free talk at the Tampa campus on Tuesday. Expect a crowd because the star of The Help, Doubt and How to Get Away With Murder has already made us cry a couple of times this year in her speeches collecting …
SPRING HILL — The next best thing to cavorting on or in Florida waters might be a dewy-eyed wade through the depths of recently opened West Marine.
SEOUL, South Korea — The star-crossed Samsung Galaxy Note 7 — the ambitious new smartphone whose problems with fires prompted an unprecedented and costly product axing, warnings from airlines and a host of one-liners from late-night comedians — may be headed back into the hands of consumers.
ST. PETERSBURG — When Taste of the Islands opened on 34th Street in 1992, Yvonne Thompson said she wasn't sure it had been a good idea to get into the restaurant industry.
Albertsons Cos., the grocery-chain operator backed by Cerberus Capital Management, has held preliminary talks to merge with Sprouts Farmers Market Inc., according to a Bloomberg news report.
TALLAHASSEE — Floridians are one step closer to being able to buy whiskey, rum or vodka in a grocery store.
TAMPA — Checkers Drive-In Restaurants is changing hands again.
BROOKSVILLE — From estate sales, garage sales and thrift shops to the showroom floor at Cottage Charms, castoffs become customers' cool things.
NEW YORK — Sears, a back-to-school shopping destination for generations of kids, has said that after years of losing money that there is "substantial doubt" it will be able to keep its doors open. But it also insisted that its actions to turn around its business should help reduce that risk.