June 26, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

Epic roles

Naples Players interpret beloved characters in ‘Les Miz’

"THIS WHOLE SHOW IS WOW!” SAYS Charles Fornara. “Everything about this show is wow!” He’s talking about “Les Miserables,” the musical based on Victor Hugo’s 1862 novel. More...

Lab Theater’s absurdist story of personal discovery

The absurdist comedy “BOB: A Life in Five Acts,” by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, opens at 8 p.m. Friday June 28, at the Laboratory Theater of Florida. More...

‘Who Was Dracula? Bram Stoker’s Trail of Blood’

BEACH READING

By Jim Steinmeyer (Tarcher/Penguins, $26.95)   It is ironic that a rather dull Victorian writer is responsible for creating one of literature’s most recognizable and enduring characters.  More...

Pine Manor crusaders work to turn lives around

Pine Manor has a reputation it’s trying to shake. For years, the neighborhood has been notorious. It’s the kind of place you don’t want to drive through no matter the time, day or night. More...

Business News

movie summer

Cinema season heats up in Southwest Florida

Ever since “Jaws” gleefully and profitably terrorized theatergoers in the summer of 1975, Hollywood studios have invested billions in making this the season of the blockbuster.  Summer at the movies is superlative: the sexiest stars, More...

Wealthy giving changes in light of federal policy

MONEY & INVESTING

Americans are among the world leaders in charitable giving. More...

Index shows consumers recovering from economic downturn

The Consumer Reports Index, an overall measure of Americans’ personal financial health, shows Americans are reporting significantly fewer financial troubles. More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

29071 Amarone Court in Mediterra

This beautifully finished and professionally decorated four-bedroom plus den home is located in a private 12-home community. More...

Existing home sales climb in May

Sales of existing homes within Lee County in May increased by 9.3 percent compared to May 2012 with 1,255 homes sold in May 2013 vs. 1,148 homes sold in May 2012. More...