January 25, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

Gulfshore Playhouse gets ready, set for David Mamet's RACE

WHAT DO WE TALK ABOUT WHEN WE TALK about race?  What assumptions do we make, what biases do we secretly harbor, what anger do we swallow, what miscommunication occurs?  Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet tackles this knotty, ince More...

Artist and author team up to promote tolerance

Sanibel artist Myra Roberts and author Ella Nayor will be on hand for the opening of “Project Tolerance: Faces of Anne Frank” at The Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida in Naples from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25. More...

‘The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook’ and ‘The Unofficial Hunger Games Cookbook’

“The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook” by Dinah Bucholz “The Unofficial Hunger Games Cookbook” by Emily Ansara Baines (Both Adams Media, $19.95 each)

For readers who like to cook, two new recipe compendiums will transport them into the pages of two beloved series.  More...

Lavish rum dinner will benefit Children’s Hospital

A superstar in the world of rum making, Francisco “Don Pancho” Fernandez, recently finished a masterpiece. More...

Business News

Ripple effect

The cost of fuel could drive up everything else

GAS PRICES ARE ON THE RISE — AGAIN — yet local drivers seem to be taking a wait-and-see attitude before dramatically altering their driving patterns. More...

Publisher to posit on future of newspapers

Pason Gaddis, president and group publisher of Florida Weekly, will present “The Future of Media and Newspapers” from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theater, 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Bad news for Japan, the UK and Ireland

After the 2008 financial meltdown, any conversation about debt mostly centered on U.S. More...

Real Estate News

What $325,000 can buy in SWFL

27071 HOMEWOOD DRIVE, BONITA SPRINGS   This home along a wide canal with waterfront gulf access is in the Bonita Farms subdivision. The 2,099 square feet of living space includes three bedrooms, three full bathrooms, den and formal dining room. More...

House whisperer to discuss design

Interior designer Mariette Himes Gomez has been called “the house whisperer because of her subtle design touch. Her Manhattan firm, Gomez Associates, is known for very livable rooms with clean lines and clear architectural definition. More...