January 16, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

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Local theaters speak about cursing ... and nudity and honesty ... in shows

IT’S BEEN THE BUZZ IN THE LOCAL THEATER COMmunity for the past few weeks: Two weeks before Neil Simon’s “Rumors” was scheduled to open at Cape Coral’s Cultural Park Theater this month, the board of directors cancelled th More...

‘Mary Poppins’ plays this week at Mann Hall

The long-awaited production of “Mary Poppins” will begin performances at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, for a limited engagement of one week through Sunday, Jan. 20. Tickets are on sale.  More...

BEACH READING

‘The Steam Mole’

The coalship Cuttlefish finally has found safe haven, limping into Westralia under the guns of the British Empire. More...

From Tamiami Trail to the Super Bowl via Doritos

Mark Freiburger may win $1 million and the chance to be mentored by “Transformers” director Michael Bay if his “Fashionista Daddy” Doritos commercial wins over the hearts of Super Bowl viewers. More...

KOVELS: ANTIQUES

Ohio company designed sought-after pieces

A toy with hidden parts that give it a second use can add to its value, so look carefully at unfamiliar playthings. A teddy bear sometimes has a hidden music box inside or is made to be used as a muff. More...

Business News

GREAT BUSINESS IDEAS

That have never been tried in SWFL

IT’S TRUE. YOU CAN GET RICH, OR AT LEAST make a satisfying living, if you just think of one great business idea, and put it into practice. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Young adults face significantly higher healthcare costs

In the world of money and investing, there are few things about which we all can agree. More...

Women in Business host sweet fundraiser

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Women In Business will hold its third annual Dessert Auction from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, at the Royal Palm Yacht Club, 2360 W. First St. More...

Real Estate News

Correggio model designed for today’s modern family

A professionally decorated, fully furnished model home — the Correggio — is now open for viewing in Hampton Park’s new model home park.  More...

Some direction: Feds issue new rule on mortgage lending

Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau adopted a new rule intended to protect consumers from irresponsible mortgage lending. The rule requires lenders to ensure prospective buyers have the ability to repay their mortgage.  More...

Real Estate Investment Society awards scholarship

The Real Estate Investment Society has awarded the annual Paul Sands Memorial - REIS Scholarship to Florida Gulf Coast University student Tony Mangione. The scholarship provides $1,000 toward tuition and books.  More...