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  1. Tips for braving (and saving) this holiday shopping season

    Retail

    BY JEFF HARRINGTON • Times Staff Writer Years past, at the dawn of modern retail's favorite season, two kinds of holiday shoppers crawled out from the consumer masses: • The organized, meticulous buyer checking off everyone on their list before the neighbors even pondered decking the halls. …

  2. Pow to open in old Wood Fired Pizza space in St. Petersburg

    Food & Dining

    ST. PETERSBURG …

  3. Deal Divas: Holiday shopping tips for everyone from the tween to grandma

    Retail

    It's tougher today than ever before to buy gifts for a member of another generation. Older adults struggle with what kind of boop-bop-beep-bop machine to get for the kids. Meanwhile, the younger generations must try to figure out if a $400 iPad for Grandma would change her life or collect dust in the dumbwaiter. The Tampa Bay Times' Deal Divas have a few ideas. …

  4. How to shop wisely for the holidays

    Personal Finance

    Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is no longer the traditional kickoff of the Christmas shopping season. We now have Black Thursday. …

  5. At 100, Hillsborough extension service offers broad services

    Agriculture

    Stephen Gran wants you to know there's more to his office than you might think. "We're not just for farmers," said Gran, director of the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences extension office in Hillsborough County. That's the county extension, for short. …

  6. How to score fall's trendy bucket bag for less

    Deal Divas

    Stylists from Rachel Zoe, Elle and Harper's Bazaar are crowing about the bucket bag as this fall's trendy purse. But as you may expect, their suggestions for capitalizing on the trend favor the takes from high-brow designers with eye-popping price tags (cue "And we'll never be royalllsssssss..."). …

  7. Florida residents can land Kennedy Space Center ticket deal

    Florida

    The popular Florida Four-Pack special has returned to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, offering a $60 savings on admission for four.  …

  8. Tips for holiday toy shopping

    Retail

    NEW YORK Looking for the holiday season's hot toys, like anything related to Disney's Frozen? Or maybe you're not picky and just looking for deals? Toy sellers are increasingly catering to time-starved, budget-conscious shoppers with new features on websites or improved layouts in the toy aisle. …

  9. Clearwater McDonald's nation's first with a McCafé for coffee drinkers

    Business

    CLEARWATER While working for a Los Angeles bank in the 1980s, Juan Vazquez put together a commercial lending program for McDonald's restaurant owners. He liked McDonald's so much that he left the banking business and bought a franchise himself. "I loved it because I was dealing with people," he says.  …

  10. Coupons? Cords? Giving your makeup bag a second life

    Deal Divas

    Recently I was chatting with Times managing editor Jennifer Orsi about the plight of the makeup bag. If you're a makeup-wearing human, you probably also have an abundance of these lying around your house, whether from free Clinique or Estee Lauder gifts with purchase, or from a subscription service like Ipsy. They always seem fun to get when they arrive, but then, it's like, what do you DO with them?  …

  11. Hillsborough begins school bus driver training, promises raises

    K12

    TAMPA — The healing for Hillsborough County's ailing school bus system began Monday, a student day off, at King High School. Superintendent MaryEllen Elia promised an auditorium full of drivers that, subject to a School Board vote, they will all get pay raises. …

  12. Sally Hansen Miracle Gel: A review

    Deal Divas

    Take this review with a grain of salt, as I am the worst when it comes to chipping beautiful polish off of my nails in very haggard fashion.  …

  13. Autumn Art Walk debuts in downtown New Port Richey

    Visual Arts

    NEW PORT RICHEY — The temps are dropping some and it's finally feeling like autumn is kicking in. Might be a good time to take a stroll. New Port Richey provides the perfect destination Saturday when sidewalks in the historic downtown area transform into a pedestrian art gallery. …

  14. Publix restricts coupon use to discourage extreme couponing

    Retail

    Calling all extreme couponers. Publix is on to you. Florida's largest grocery chain tightened its coupon policy Wednesday to discourage shoppers from overusing coupons and buying up everything on a shelf. …

  15. Think beyond regular coupons to save more money

    Consumer

    Ever hear this piece of investment advice, "You've got to spend money to make money"? It's usually said by someone trying to sell you something. I have, and it goes against my every tight-fisted instinct. How can I be sure that I will make back the initial outlay? …

  16. Catalina adds digital coupon business

    Retail

    Catalina, the St. Petersburg-based global retail marketing company, is expanding its digital coupons business. Catalina has bought Cellfire, a top provider of online coupons redeemed through grocery store loyalty cards. …

  17. Coupon insert RedPlum pulls out of Tampa Bay area newspapers

    Business

    Coupon insert RedPlum will no longer be included in Sunday editions of the Tampa Bay Times and other local newspapers starting Sunday. …

  18. Five easy steps to start lowering grocery bills through couponing

    Consumer

    Recently I introduced couponing to a friend. She was hesitant to start because she assumed couponing meant time and hassle. Not so! Here are five small steps to get into couponing using just an hour a week: …

  19. 'Cops on Doughnut Shops' fundraiser offers Krispy Kreme coupons

    Human Interest

    The sight of law enforcement officers swarming local Krispy Kreme rooftops through Saturday shouldn't be cause for alarm. Police in Tampa and St. Petersburg took over the doughnut chain's local rooftops Thursday in an effort to raise money for Special Olympics charities.  …

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