• In the late 1990s, you would have been hard-pressed to find a good cup of coffee after 6 p.m. in downtown Raleigh. Actually, you would have been hard-pressed to find any coffee after 6 p.m. in the…   Read the Article

  • When real estate prices were on the rise, it seemed like everyone had tapped into their home’s equity. But now, of course, with homes in a freefall you don’t hear much about home equity loans.…   Read the Article

  • Filing for bankruptcy should not be a financial monsoon that sweeps away your credit freedom for the rest of your life. Bankruptcy can offer a fresh start to individuals with overwhelming debt…   Read the Article

  • Profile: Jacksonville, Florida

    Published 02/15/13

    Population: 1.5 million USDA Hardiness Zone: 9 Major Airport: Jacksonville International Airport Companies With a Major Presence Here: The U.S. Navy, Vistakon, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Baptist…   Read the Article

  • NORTH Northside Once primarily an industrial area, residential development has taken hold here. Proximity to the airport, Jacksonville Zoo and Huguenot Park -- and the convenience to…   Read the Article

  • Food and Drink: The Best Places To ... BUY GROCERIES Publix Supermarkets It’s one of the largest and fastest-growing supermarket chains in the South. There’s a Publix perched approximately…   Read the Article

  • KEY TERMS AND TRADITIONS Jax What locals affectionately call their town. It is not the airport designation, as some believe -- that would be JIA. Other nicknames: First Coast, J-ville, River…   Read the Article

  • On May 3, 1901, an ember from a lunch-shack kitchen ignited a moss pile drying in a nearby mattress factory. The fire spread quickly and by that evening a two-mile swath of downtown Jacksonville was…   Read the Article

  • Population: 2.6 million (metro area) USDA Hardiness Zone: 7 Major Airport: Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Companies with a Major Presence: Black and Decker,…   Read the Article

  • SOUTH Flagship Neighborhood: Federal Hill No neighborhood has benefited from the trend in urban renewal quite like Federal Hill, where professional 20- and 30-somethings as well as a growing…   Read the Article