January 21, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

‘for COLORED GIRLS

who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf’

JUST CALL IT THE TV REDNECK BAR MENTALITY.  “You know, you see it on TV when a black guy walks into an all-white bar and the music (comes screeching to a) stop. More...

Armstrong’s rendition of Rhapsody shines in maestro’s debut

In his inaugural concert as the new music director of the Southwest Florida Symphony, Nir Kabaretti focused on music by American composers George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein and lesser-known Charles Ives. More...

That innovative subway poster

Even people who had never attended a Broadway show were aware of Ntokake Shange’s “for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow if enuf” when it opened in New York in the late 1970s.  More...

County battle over impact fees comes down to who pays for growth

Twenty-two months ago, on March 12, 2013, after the nation, the state and the region had put the recession squarely in the rearview mirror, the vice president of the private Building Industry Association in Lee County sent a triumphant letter to all More...

Business News

BOSSES

The 12 types and how to deal with them

There are 12 types of bosses, each with a different management style, says Geoffrey James, author of “Business Without the Bullsh*t: 49 Secrets and Shortcuts You Need to Know.” And every employee needs a field guide to identify which type More...

Seven habits to break in 2015

While the new year is still new, it’s an excellent time to expunge work habits that irritate coworkers and make you less effective.  “Achieving success requires more than just doing the right thing,” according to author Geoffre More...

Take a little time to handle a few matters that could generate big returns

MONEY & INVESTING

Some of the most important things in investing are the least considered, the least planned and the least put into action. But a 10 percent time allocation in these matters can make a 90 percent improvement in your portfolio’s performance. More...

Real Estate News

Classic series homes await in Belcrest at WCI’s Hampton Park

A limited number of single-family Classic Series homes are available in the 43-home Belcrest neighborhood at Hampton Park at Gateway, WCI Communities’ multigenerational master-planned community in Fort Myers.  More...

House Hunting:

13430 Irsina Drive, Estero

THIS TURNKEY HOME HAS GORGEOUS views overlooking a lake and preserve. More...

Models open in the resort-style community of Fiddler’s Creek

D.R. Horton’s Southwest Florida Division invites the public to tour the two professionally decorated models in the exclusive Naples community of Fiddler’s Creek. More...