April 23, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

Boz Scaggs

Headed to Southwest Florida on tour, reflects on his newest album ‘Memphis’

SOUL AND R&B have been at the heart of much of the music Boz Scaggs has made over his 45-year recording career. More...

Filmmaker John Biffar launches campaign for ‘In search of Mary: Two Sinners on a Mission’

When Southwest Florida filmmaker John Biffar heard that millions of people were flocking to Medugorje, Bosnia, after claims of spontaneous healings, secret messages, and even apparitions of the Virgin Mary, he took notice. More...

Shamelessly chasing the American dream in ‘Glengarry Glen Ross’

ARTS COMMENTARY

Welcome to the cutthroat world of sales. In “Glengarry Glen Ross,” four real estate agents working in the same Chicago office in the early 1980s are sadistically pitted against each other in a sales contest. More...

How summer will shape up at the movies

It’s going to be a busy summer at the cinema. More...

Business News

Dealing with the downtime

The summer slowdown means different things to SWFL businesses

Like other things here, doing business in the subtropics is frequently counterintuitive, at least compared to challenges faced by other business owners in North America.  More...

College costs soar while value comes into question

MONEY & INVESTING

Most parents dream of having their children graduate from college — at least until runaway costs and an unwelcoming labor market both became realities during the recent recession.  More...

ULI’s report to include College Parkway corridor

Thanks to a grant, Fort Myers’ College Parkway corridor is the focus of a case study now underway by the Urban Land Institute’s Building Healthy Places Initiative.  More...

Real Estate News

London Bay Homes’ new Bettina villa in Mediterra offers coastal, relaxed interiors

THE SOFT TANS OF TILE FLOORING, painted walls and furniture wood tones allow doses of vivid turquoise, glass green and gray to provide visual appeal throughout the Bettina, London Bay Homes’ newest maintenance-free villa in Mediterra’s Ca More...

Villas from the high $100s still available at Ventura Village

Only a few villas remain for sale in the gated community of Ventura Village in Venice by D.R. Horton, just two miles from the sandy beaches of Manasota Key.  More...

Wildcat Run Golf & Country Club hosts tennis professional Jimmy Arias

Nearly 40 members of Wildcat Run Golf & Country Club participated in a tennis clinic, lunch and exhibition with former top 10 tennis touring professional Jimmy Arias.  A number of spectators watched as Mr. More...