March 23, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

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Local Films

FMff latest entry in growing film fest scene

  That last category includes “Immigrant Nation” a multiple award-winning documentary bout the modern immigrant rights movement.  The festival was started by Eric Raddatz, the presentation editor at Florida Weekly, who was one More...

Humor, truth, pathos line the ‘Rabbit Hole’ of grief

When someone you love dies, you feel like Alice in Wonderland after she’s fallen down the rabbit hole.  Nothing is logical, nothing makes sense.  Everything is turned upside down.  More...

‘Dig This Gig: Find Your Dream Job — Or Invent It’

By Laura Dodd (Kensington Publishing, $14.95)

With an estimated 14 million Americans currently “between jobs” and 84 percent of the working population interested in finding a new job or making a career move, it seems like much of today’s workforce is looking for meaningful work More...

Urban Hoops is raising funds for its own space

James Long’s dream of starting a youth basketball program in Fort Myers is no long shot. He’s been running his nonprofit, Urban Hoops, since January, with about 70 kids signed up for Saturday programs.  More...

Business News

Gartner’s eight dos and don’ts drive mobile app sales

By 2015, companies will generate 50 percent of their Web sales via their socialmedia presence and mobile applications, according to Gartner Inc. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Fast-changing markets call for new portfolio management techniques

The traditional portfolio approach of buy and hold and the traditional portfolio composition of equities and bonds might not be the best solution in fast-changing markets with numerous geopolitical challenges.  More...

Real Estate News

Capital Case

National Realtor association seeking new mortgage structure

The National Association of Realtors is championing the Obama Administration’s call for an orderly transition from the current form of the secondary mortgage market to a new structure that would enable Americans to achieve affordable, sustainab More...

Fort Myers redevelopment plans updated

Recent updates to redevelopment plans have created new opportunities for commercial development in Fort Myers. More...

Fun tours lure potential buyers

SanCap One Source Realty invites the public to view island real estate on Sanibel and Captiva while relaxing in the Island Home Adventures custom van. More...