July 31, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

Brand new PLAYS

ATTENDING A NEW PLAY FESTIVAL IS like getting a backstage pass to a playwright’s mind. More...

Jansen unveils long-unseen early work

UNIT A Contemporary Art Space in downtown Fort Myers will give visitors throughout August the opportunity to view Marcus Jansen’s oldest unseen works. The exhibit includes many experimental works from early in his career dating back to 1997. More...

‘Me Before You’

BEACH READING

By Jojo Moyes (Penguin Books, $16)   More...

When good words rise to the top

Tom DeMarchi is an instructor in the Department of Language & Literature at Florida Gulf Coast University and the director of the Sanibel Island Writers Conference. He answered some questions via e-mail about language in popular culture. More...

Florida Weekly rakes in awards for excellence

Named top weekly newspaper for fourth year running

For an unprecedented fourth consecutive year, the Florida Press Association has named Florida Weekly the best weekly newspaper in the state. The paper racked up 27 journalism awards at the 2013 Southeastern Press Convention in Orlando. More...

Business News

Working with their hands

Leroy Abrams, Diane Shelly, Dave McLaughlin and Ken Martin all have one thing in common — and it’s not where they grew up, in Florida, Massachusetts or Pennsylvania. More...

Real Estate News

Ornate celebrity mansion up for auction

It’s been a rocky road for one of the country’s most expensive and illustrious mansions, and if houses could talk, the Versace Mansion on Ocean Drive in Miami Beach would tell you the story of the joys and disappointments of its 83 years. More...

Business owners invited to share stories of overcoming adversity

Owners of small businesses who have successfully overcome adversity are invited to apply for the 19th annual Southwest Florida Blue Chip Community Business Award.  BB&T-Oswald Trippe and Company and BB&T Bank coordinate and sponsor the p More...

Engel & Völkers opens Metropolitan Market Center concept in Barcelona

The Engel & Völkers Group has opened the doors to its first Metropolitan Market Center in Barcelona. More...