April 16, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

Closing the deal

Laboratory Theater stages gritty ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’

IS IT THE YEAR OF THE SALESMAN AT LABORATORY Theater?  More...

Good news: Christian rockers headed to Germain

The Newsboys might be considered the Van Halen of Christian music.  Van Halen is famously one of the few bands ever to replace one singer (David Lee Roth) with another of similar stature (Sammy Hagar) and not only survive the change, but go on t More...

Chasing the magic all the way to Fort Myers

THE DIVA DIARIES

I swear, I had the best time with Jim Belushi last week at the opening of his new club near Target and Total Wine & More in South Fort Myers.  More...

Awkward outsider returns to the home he once hated

PERSPECTIVE

There I am at 16 — a skinny wisp of a thing — all nose and legs. If I turned sideways I would disappear, or so they said. I tried it but couldn’t quite manage to disappear entirely. More...

Business News

The German connection

From sausage to second homes, Germans bring a unique flavor to the region

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA AND GERMANY — WE GO WAY BACK.  The first commercial airline passengers from the country touched down at Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) 20 years ago this month.  More of us report having ancestors from More...

Lonely investors find community support online

MONEY & INVESTING

Investing is a neverending process of assessment, reassessment, and related portfolio decisions. For professional and homespun portfolio managers, the weighty task of portfolio management is always in the trenches, hard work.  More...

Valenti to retire after 50 years in banking

After a 50-year career in banking, William “Bill” P. Valenti plans to retire from IBERIABANK.  More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

6900 Lakewood Isle, Bonita Springs

THIS FOUR-BEDROOM PLUS DEN ESTATE HOME shows like a model and is being offered fully furnished and decorated. The home is situated on a prime southern exposure lake and golf course view site with no homes in view. More...

Navona at Miromar Lakes tops 50 percent sold

Miromar Lakes’ newest neighborhood of waterfront single-family villa homesites is over 50 percent sold in just three months. The first model home in the captivating enclave of Navona on the Peninsula at Miromar Lakes opened in January 2014. More...

Fair Housing Act: Lee County has free online training for property managers and others

Property managers, developers, condo association members and real estate professionals can find free online training via Lee County’s website for improved knowledge of how to not violate the Fair Housing Act.  The website lets users make a More...