November 21, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

'Elf' versus elf

Take your pick: Sugar and spice or a bit of sauciness

THEATRICAL CHRISTMAS PRODUCTIONS are usually as sweet as sugarplums and candy canes.  But this holiday season, you can have a sweet and sour Christmas, because local stages are offering sugar and spice.  Just pick an elf.  More...

Holiday concert to provide spiritual start to the season

First Baptist Church and Vocal Artistry will start off the season with the fourth annual Christmas concert, “This Is Christmas,” at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, and 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2. More...

Fall, in one sentence

The editors at Florida Weekly challenged staff writer Evan Williams to pen a one- sentence essay describing a recent fall day. This is the result.   More...

Pedaling changes: Lee’s roads become a bit safer for bikers

Call it the first gift of the season, ahead of Hanukkah (beginning Dec. 8), ahead of Christmas (Dec. More...

Business News

SOUNDS OF RECOVERY

New home building is back

Shh. Do you hear it? It’s not quite the deafening cacophony of six years ago but the chug-chug of construction machinery and the thunk-thunk of hammers are returning to a neighborhood near you.  More...

MONEY & INVESTING

The process is as important as the information

Most recently, I was asked to share the sources I use when formulating my column. More...

Study challenges common myths about hurdles older workers face

Older workers learn more quickly and have more drive than some employers might believe, a new book co-authored by a University of Florida business professor finds.  More...

Real Estate News

New Cambridge model impresses realtors

It was a rainy day when real estate professionals got their first look at The Cambridge, a new luxury model by Florida Lifestyle Homes of Fort Myers. More...

BIG DEAL

James Bates of Coldwell Banker Previews International was the agent in the recent sale of the historic Addison Mizner-designed Casita de la Playa, a 1920s beachfront estate in Olde Naples. The property sold for $16 million. More...

Sales increase over September, still lower than last year

The October 2012 sales report for the Florida Gulf Coast MLS shows that the rate of single family home sales increased 9.5 percent from September 2012; however, the sale of 854 units in October 2012 were 11.6 percent below those of a year ago, when 9 More...