March 5, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

The soul of a horse

Tony Award-winning ‘War Horse’ comes to the BB Mann

THEATER IS KNOWN FOR RISK-TAKING, BUT THE DECISION TO transform the novel “War Horse” by Michael Morpurgo into a play seemed especially audacious.  After all, the lead character is a horse named Joey who’s sold to the cavalry a More...

A horse is a horse — unless it’s three actors working as a team

When “War Horse” opened in London’s West End, there was a buzz about it among actors.  “There were whispers of a really cool show over in Britain that was very interesting, and using puppets,” says actor Joel Reuben More...

St. Augustine guitarist to play special concert in Punta Gorda

One Sunday a month, as the sinking sun paints the waters of Charlotte Harbor, fans of live music congregate in Punta Gorda’s Gilchrist Park to quaff a repast for their senses. This Sunday, the listeners will be treated to the melodies of St. More...

Business News

Hard to hire

Proposed laws try to make it easier for workers with bad credit, criminal histories

TWO OF THE MORE THAN 2,000 BILLS expected to be considered by the 2014 Florida Legislature could impact the way businesses hire employees.  More...

Federal government (and tax bills) keep on growing

MONEY & INVESTING

A common complaint is that the size and scope of federal government agencies and departments are far too large — both bloated, on paths of unrestrained growth, and too large to be properly managed. Is this true?  More...

Dr. John Raheb joins Surgical Healing Arts Center

Dr. John G. Raheb has joined Dr. Moses K. Shieh at the Surgical Healing Arts Center in Fort Myers. Dr. Raheb is skilled in several major weight loss and general surgical procedures.  More...

Real Estate News

BIA Parade of Homes names Superior Home Award winners

The Lee Building Industry Association reports that a total of 26 local models were recognized with outstanding achievements in home building and design from the 2014 Parade of Homes.  More...

ULI’s ‘Building Healthy Places Initiative’ comes to Estero

The Urban Land Institute-Southwest Florida will host the national “Building Healthy Places Initiative” at Florida Gulf Coast University from 8 - 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 12.  More...