November 26, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

The Three Scrooges

Three local actors. Three local theaters. Three totally different performances

YOU PROBABLY KNOW SOMEONE LIKE Ebenezer Scrooge. Or, if you’re brutally honest, you might even catch glimpses of him in yourself. More...

… and a Dickensk of a night

Ten years after Charles Dickens published “A Christmas Carol,” that classic tale of a miser who comes to see the error of his ways, he gave his first public reading, acting out the various characters.  Two thousand people attended th More...

About 70,000 expected to flock to Art Basel, satellite fairs in Miami

It is amazing how the juxtaposition of line and shape can make someone’s pulse quicken, how tromp l’oeil can stir the imagination, and perspective and shadow can entice conversation. But art is exactly this type of catalyst. More...

Punta Gorda Airport expands to accommodate surge in travelers

With the number of airport passengers soaring and ready to climb, a major $8.2 million expansion project is underway at Punta Gorda Airport.  More...

Business News

Medical tourism

Seeking treatment in paradise? Southwest Florida may be the place

State legislators and strategic thinkers are spending millions to attract medical tourists to Florida — visitors who come for a procedure and stay for some leisure. Experts estimate medical tourism to be a $60 billion industry. More...

Money can’t buy happiness, except when it can

MONEY & INVESTING

Certain neighborhoods of south Florida’s east and west coasts are noted for their extreme levels of opulent living. More...

Buy at the right time and save this holiday season

Time is money, and sometimes shopping at specific times can lead to big savings. The November 2014 issue of Shop- Smart, from Consumer Reports, uncovers the best times to look for and score bargains throughout the holiday season.  More...

Real Estate News

Construction begins on final Ravenna building at Miromar Lakes

The luxury waterfront neighborhood of Ravenna nears completion as construction begins on the last of 10 buildings. Remaining choices include five first floor residences, four second floor residences and one penthouse level home. More...

Ted Turner ready to part with his private island

Ted Turner, the founder of CNN, is the second largest private landowner in the United States. He has 15 ranches on almost 2 million acres, much of which is used to provide bison meat for his Ted’s Montana Grill restaurant chain.  More...

House Hunting:

63 Southport Cove, Bonita Springs

This four-bedroom-plus-den, 3½-bath bayfront home in Southport on the Bay on Barefoot Beach is just a short walk to the beach and has direct gulf access. More...