October 16, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

Daily habits of artists

Writer’s own routine prompts his blog, which leads to book about how other artists work

“Be regular and orderly in your life like a Bourgeois so that you may be violent and original in your work.” — Flaubert Here’s your free gift of today, 24 hours. How will you use them in pursuit of your art? More...

On break from Broadway, local tenor takes Opera Naples stage

Opera Naples’ production of “The Telephone/ The Medium” represents a homecoming for soprano Lora Lee Gayer. A former Naples resident and an original member of Opera Naples’ Young Artists program, Ms. More...

International, edgy and unlike anything you’ve ever seen

ARTS COMMENTARY

The language of art is universal.  That message came through emphatically when I attended a day full of performances at the Ringling International Arts Festival in Sarasota last week.  More...

A truck stop with a hot shower and a sermon

Interstate 75 exit 139 in Fort Myers offers a way station for 18-wheel truckers who park and sleep there, broker loads to carry throughout the United States, purchase hot showers, haircuts, Subway subs, and fuel of both the diesel and spiritual varie More...

Business News

The other housing boom

Assisted Living facilities popping up throughout the region

The Baby Boomer demographics are unavoidable, like an 18-wheeler without brakes barreling down a highway. Every day, another one retires — or gets closer to the day when assisted living facilities are a destination. More...

Hedge funds head into the advertising fray

MONEY & INVESTING

An 80-year-old securities law was recently lifted by the Securities and Exchange Commission.  Any SEC rule that remained in place for 80 years must have had some mighty good reasons to have remained intact — that is until commissioners agr More...

Make introductions, learn about exit strategies

The Southwest Florida Small Business Resource Network will host a networking and discussion event on exit strategies for small business owners from 5:30- 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. More...

Real Estate News

Neal Communities breaks ground at Coastal Key

Neal Communities has broken ground on Coastal Key, a 48-acre gated community adjacent to the Estero Aquatic Preserve in Fort Myers. More...

Renée Gaddis Interiors receives numerous Sand Dollar Awards

Renée Gaddis Interiors won five awards at the Collier Building Industry Association’s 2013 Sand Dollar Awards, including Interior Design of the Year (over $3.5 million), held at the Waldorf Astoria on Sept. 28.  More...

Neal Communities’ Tidewater wins Sand Dollars

Neal Communities won the 2013 Sand Dollar Award in two categories for its Tidewater model at Villa Palmeras in Estero.  More...