May 14, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

The Nancies

IN AN OFF-KILTER LOOK BACK AT THE ARTS SEASON JUST PAST, WE AWARD ...

AS SEASON STUTTERS TO A CLOSE, MY thoughts turn to bestowing The Nancies, my somewhat serious, somewhat tongue-in-cheek annual awards. More...

No drama, just fun when SoapFest returns to Marco

Kristen Alderson can’t wait to swap the rigors of her day job as a soap opera actress for a fun and fulfilling weekend on Marco Island.  More...

Here come the brides

THE DIVA DIARIES

As I pen this missive, dear readers, I am off to a wedding in just a few hours. More...

Ghosts of Coconut loom over Estero-Bonita Springs boundary

Rhetoric and ruckus swirled around the possible incorporation of Estero, a place that had experienced a recent influx of new residents holding their own vision about development of the area, with disagreements about boundaries and which longstanding More...

Business News

Employee cynicism can kill your company’s culture

Try these strategies to build trust instead

Hipness, snark and cynicism are hallmarks of modern culture. But what about your company’s culture? More...

Giving a fish, versus teaching to fish, versus gifting a bait shop

MONEY & INVESTING

Gift giving to both non-family and charitable groups averages 6 percent of the average household budget. More...

Floridians’ confidence in economy stays fairly flat

Floridians’ consumer sentiment declined one point in April to 79, according to a new University of Florida survey.  More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

13911 Blenheim Trail Road, Saint Charles Harbour and Yacht Club, Fort Myers

THIS 8,500-SQUARE-FOOT HOME FEATURES five bedrooms, five full and three half baths, a butler’s kitchen, four fireplaces, elevator, wine cellar, sunroom, fitness room and a two-story Biltmore Estatestyle library. More...

Calusa Park perfect for commuters and beachcombers

D.R. Horton’s gated community of Calusa Park is open for sales. The singlefamily homes in Calusa Park range from approximately 1,804 to 3,609 square feet of living space and start in the high-$270s. More...