December 3, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

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Fringe Christmas Music

There’s more to Christmas music than the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Ray Conniff Singers. Even more than Johnny Mathis, Bing Crosby and the Very Special Christmas album series. More...

Sonny Rhodes’ protégé, Selwyn Birchwood, to play Buckingham Blues Bar

Selwyn Birchwood studied business in college, earning an MBA from the University of Tampa. More...

Festive flitting requires some party-going strategy

THE DIVA DIARIES

As a professional diva, I’ve experienced more holiday parties over the years than I can possibly count. Why, I remember one Saturday night in 2004 when I hit a dozen sparkly seasonal gatherings in a span of about four hours. More...

Working drones grounded for lack of safety, privacy rules

Military drones that became familiar during a decade at war can fly as high and fast as a jet, but now makes and models for work and play are myriad. More...

Business News

Doubling down

Farmers markets benefit from federal program

For some (not all), it puts the lie to the notion that government is synonymous with bloated and inefficient bureaucracy. More...

The learning curve: Developing a sustainable competition advantage

Old-school competitive advantages that depend on all-knowing leaders and better mousetraps are dead. More...

Haisman Wealth Management and Carnegie Investment Counsel merge

Two well-acquainted investment management firms have merged, bringing a permanent presence of a preeminent money manager to Florida. More...

Real Estate News

What $1 million will buy in Southwest Florida

5555 River Bay Drive, Punta Gorda An impeccably maintained Key West-style beauty with 525 feet of deepwater sailboat frontage and two acres of lush, tropical landscaping — all behind a private More...

Off-season sales strong for Florida Lifestyle Homes

Florida Lifestyle Homes has found that the company draws buyers yearround. Totalling $14 million, the builder’s off-season sales this year indicate a new trend, according to company sales associate Lonnie King.  More...

M&S Cape Homes forms to build ‘flex-house’ solution

Long-time builders Mark Steinberg and Raymond Masciana have teamed up to launch M&S Cape Homes, a Cape Coral-based company that has pioneered a new home product designed to meet the changing needs of modern homebuyers. More...