May 1, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

What’s in a name (change)?

The Phil creates controversy as it becomes Artis–Naples

AFTER 25 YEARS OF BEING AFFECTIONately known as the Phil, Naples’s Philharmonic Center for the Arts has rechristened itself as Artis–Naples.  More...

THE DIVA DIARIES

Old-time radio meets modern-day ‘celebrities’

Looking back at the past seven months, it seems to moi that gala season has lasted longer than ever — and while I do adore a sparkly event, even a diva can get burnt out on wearing high heels and air-kissing strangers. More...

ARTS COMMENTARY

‘The Mousetrap’ at the Sugden: Murder most British

Watching “The Mousetrap” by The Naples Players is like stepping through a TV screen into an old black-and-white British movie. More...

Sequester threatens Southwest Florida’s control towers

So, air traffic controllers won’t be going on furlough, and passengers won’t have to face troubling delays or possible safety issues come summer and fall, right?  More...

Business News

Vaping’s misty future

As e-cigarrettes catch on, more regulation may follow

There are five things to know right off the bat about the business of vaping.  More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Make the most of credit card miles and rewards

A dizzying array of credit cards offer widely varying rewards programs. It is difficult for the average consumer to face off against a credit card world offering non-standardized rewards and credit terms.  More...

PR pros win Image awards

The Southwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association announced the winners of its local Image Awards recently at Base Operations at Page Field. More...

Real Estate News

Neal Communities’ Daybreak model opens at Verandah

The Daybreak model home by Neal Communities in the Palmetto Grove neighborhood of Verandah in Fort Myers is completed and open to the public to tour. More...

WCI Communities purchases Sarasota National

WCI Communities, the Bonita Springsbased developer and luxury homebuilder, has purchased Sarasota National, a 2,400- acre golf course community in Venice, about 20 miles south of Sarasota. The company did not disclose the sale price.  More...

House Hunting:

29161 Marcello Way | Marcello at Mediterra

Custom built by BCB Homes, this lakefront French country manor sits on more than half an acre in the Marcello neighborhood of Mediterra. More...