February 18, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

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Paula Poundstone points her random humor in this direction

COMEDIANS LOVE COMING TO FLORIDA, a state so strange the jokes practically write themselves.  During a recent trip, comedian Paula Poundstone tweeted: “I just passed a sign that says ‘uneven lanes.’ I guess people come to see t More...

Private rematch of legendary game is courteous, bittersweet

The only tennis match she ever saw Jimmy Connors and Aaron Krickstein play, Aaron Krickstein won.  Bianca, Aaron Krickstein’s wife, was 11 dancing to Madonna in her living room during the 1991 U.S. More...

High season is high time to practice relaxation breathing

THE DIVA DIARIES

We’ve pretty much reached what we call here in Southwest Florida “high season” — that time when our calendars are stuffed to brimming with social engagements, festive events and trying to make time for mundane things such as w More...

Redact before you act: Use caution when posting medical images online

The other day I was on my daily scroll through the happenings of my family and friends on Facebook when I noticed a black and white ultrasound image of a baby. More...

Business News

Direct sales woman-ship

COURTESY IMAGE   Direct sales.  Once, it was the domain of men only — and that usually meant door-to-door selling on a commission basis. More...

Get up to speed on monetary Velocity

MONEY & INVESTING

Velocity of Money is an often overlooked economic statistic, but it is very important to understanding the underlying health of an economy.  More...

Real Estate News

Housing and retail meet in new Estero Oaks community

Estero Oaks, a new mixed-use development, is slated to begin construction at the corner of Estero Parkway and Three Oaks Parkway. More...

House Hunting:

18072 Republic Ave., Port Charlotte

This Port Charlotte pool home built by Northern Star features two large master suites with walk-in closets, three bathrooms (master bath remodeled) and an open floor plan that leads to a large, screened-in lanai and a pool surrounded by a new privacy More...

Final five homes left at Villa Palmeras in Estero

Neal Communities has released for sale the final five homes at Villa Palmeras in Estero. The community is located on Three Oaks Parkway just south of Corkscrew Road. More...