January 1, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

Wine,women and death

MARTHA AND ABBY BREWSTER DON’T EXACTLY FIT THE PROFILE FOR serial killers.  First of all, they’re women.  Second, they’re not just women, but elderly women — two kindly sisters who live among treasured knick-knacks a More...

Yoko Ono sends message to Lee County ahead of January show

The billboard design is simple, featuring two words and two colors (if white counts as a color).  More...

Start the New Year with these hangover tips from Dr. Diva

THE DIVA DIARIES

It’s that sparkling time of year when your Diva rolls out her annual list of holiday hangover cures as a public service to her dear readers recovering from New Year’s Eve celebrations (you might want to cut this out and save it for other More...

Action Jackson retires, but the pursuit of truth (and rare birds) continues

Action Jackson is the most vivid name for the man — and not an inaccurate one. More...

Business News

Where the jobs are

Hiring prospects look good for 2014

Just released preliminary county unemployment rates show more local workers were back on the job in November than a year ago. More...

Plan ahead for a successful filing of last year’s taxes

MONEY & INVESTING

Many think that tax planning for 2013 is not a possibility since the new year has begun. But that is far from the truth. Much work needs to be done in 2014 for accurate filing for 2013. More...

UF: Florida consumer confidence unchanged in December

Consumer sentiment among Floridians was unchanged in December at 77, the same as the revised November reading, according to a new University of Florida survey.  More...

Real Estate News

House hunting

217 SW 47th St, Cape Coral

This renovated pool home sits across from gulf-access homes in a great Southwest Cape Coral neighborhood. This turnkey home has new mahogany cabinets, granite countertops, Whirlpool stainless steel appliances and a tile backsplash in the kitchen. More...

Forbes Company, Taubman Centers to open luxury Miami mall in 2016

The fashion footprint is about to get a whole lot bigger in downtown Miami — about 750,000 square feet, to be exact.  The Forbes Company and Taubman Centers announced a partnership to build a new, world-class shopping facility at Miami Wor More...

Register for the SWFL Real Estate Outlook Conference

Registration is now open for the 14th annual Southwest Florida Real Estate Outlook Conference. The event takes place from 7:30 a.m. to noon Thursday, Jan. 29 at the Harborside Event Center, 1375 Monroe St., Fort Myers.  More...