April 3, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

IRA

Public radio’s Ira Glass on ‘This American Life’ and the art of storytelling

IRA GLASS  Using words, music, humor, solid journalism, whimswhimsy and unfettered imagination, he and his teamt of producers and writers weave stostories you can see in your mind’s eye.  The result: “This wt American Life,&rdqu More...

A critic’s look at the Sarasota Film Festival lineup

Film festivals are so frustratingly wonderful.  You peruse the schedules, reading the various descriptions, and you want to see everything. More...

PROJECT TOLERANCE

Faces of Tolerance: Everyone Counts Amy Snyder

Amy Snyder, the education director for the Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida, works to create a more compassionate place to live.  More...

Mariel Hemingway talks about her new doc and the Hemingway legacy

For decades, actress Mariel Hemingway has been trying to escape what she thought was her legacy.  She was all too aware her family history was riddled with alcoholism, addiction, depression and mental illness. More...

Business News

Money train

College basketball’s blue and green is bringing in the green

IT’S MAD, IT’S INSANE, IT’S CRAZY, BABY. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

The yin-yang of China’s story

The yin-yang symbol represents the ancient Chinese perspective of life. The two shapes form a whole and represent life’s “all.” The black shape is yin and represents the dark, cold, contracting and, for some, the negative. More...

Rogers joins Community Foundation

Carolyn Rogers has joined the Southwest Florida Community Foundation as vice president of development and communications.  More...

Real Estate News

Help your living room live up to its name

Miromar Design Center focuses on the best living rooms

Why is it called the living room when often it is the least lived-in room in the house? All this month Miromar Design Center focuses on the “Best of the Best in Living Rooms.”  More...

NEWSMAKERS

¦ Ruth Schuster, the owner of Naplesbased Ruth Schuster Interiors, was namedthe Designer of Distinction for March atthe Miromar DesignCenter. Ms. Schusterearned a degree ininterior design at theArt Institute of FortLauderdale. More...

Neal Communities closes on Colonial Lakes in Fort Myers

Neal Communities has acquired Colonial Lakes, a 106-acres community of residential property zoned for approximately 297 homes located south of Colonial Boulevard and west of Ben C. Pratt Boulevard in Fort Myers.  More...