November 2, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

‘Dying to do Letterman’

Film chronicles comedian’s quest to fulfill his dream

THE BUSIEST DAY OF EVERYONE’S LIFE IS SOMEDAY, says comedian Steve Mazan, because that’s the day everyone schedules things for — Someday.  More...

Broadway Palm’s Susan Johnson exits though the stage door

Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre’s general manager, Susan Johnson, will bid a fond farewell to the theater on Tuesday, Nov. 15. Ms. Johnson began with Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre in 1993, two weeks after the theater opened. More...

The rumor’s true: ‘Rumors’ provides multiple laughs

ARTS COMMENTARY

It was raining.  Traffic was crawling.  My to-do list was longer than my days, and my days were already too long.  Frankly, my mood was as foul as the weather.  Not exactly the best frame of mind in which to see a comedy — o More...

Blueway Fest attracts outdoors enthusiasts from near and far

Southwest Florida’s annual kayak festival may be marking its sixth year when it opens Thursday, Nov. 3, but there are enough changes that it may seem to ecotourists and paddlers like a new event.  More...

Business News

Required reading

Business leaders share books that have made an impact

IT’S NOT JUST MBA CANDIDATES WHO BENEFIT from the written wisdom of seasoned and successful business executives. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Specific suggestions to address Occupy Wall Street’s broad complaints

Occupy Wall Street occupies our minds, news coverage and conversations.  For some, it is an unorganized effort with an amorphous agenda that has an ultimate socialist aim to redistribute rightfully earned wealth.  More...

Jeff Kottkamp chosen to lead VR Laboratories

VR Laboratories has appointed Jeff Kottkamp to the position of chief executive officer. Mr. More...

Real Estate News

BIA honors the building industry’s best

The 2011 BIA Industry Awards recently held at Sanibel Harbour Resort and Spa featured both the Pinnacle Awards for residential industry excellence and Summit Awards for commercial building excellence.  More...

Lennar becomes participating builder at Verandah

Lennar, one of the nation’s leading homebuilders, is now a participating homebuilder at Verandah, the awardwinning, 1,456-acre master-planned community located along a 1.75-mile stretch of the Orange River in Fort Myers.  More...