April 1, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire!

‘The Liar’ director, actors ’fess up about their craft

“You keep lying/ When you oughta be truthin’.” — Lee Hazelwood, “These Boots Are Made For Walkin’”   TALL TALES.  FIBS.  STRETCHING THE TRUTH.  LITTLE WHITE LIES.  Embellishing.  More...

Fikry & Zevin & Hozier & Annie

ARTS COMMENTARY

A while ago, I had dinner with people who, throughout the entire meal, talked about food and recipes and restaurants.  Reading Gabrielle Zevin’s novel, “The Storied Life of A.J. More...

For a faster response, just hang up and text me

THE DIVA DIARIES

“Hi. You’ve reached my voicemail. You’re welcome to leave a message, and I’ll listen to it when I can, but for a faster response, just hang up and text me.”  More...

Born by bonfire and a shotgun, Lee County Courthouse turns 100

The Lee County Courthouse, that 100-year-old neoclassical building in downtown Fort Myers, was created through an unlikely combination of schemes and counter-schemes, political rivalries and competing visions for the future.  More...

JOE’S GOAL

Football legend raising funds for Joe Namath Neurological Research Center in Jupiter

JOE NAMATH GOT HIS BELL RUNG, HIS HEAD GOT HIT AND HIS head hit the ground, but through all the smelling salts to stand him up, all the escorts to the sideline bench, all the lapses in time waiting for the previous play to catch up to reality, he nev More...

Business News

Battle of the Convenience Stores

At a RaceTrac convenience store and gas station in Fort Myers, Thomas Maloy, Lucius Jones, and John Griffin often come in for lunch. The store boasts a frozen yogurt bar with more than than 40 toppings, fresh sandwiches, and tables inside and out. More...

After years of writing about money, columnist to call it quits

MONEY & INVESTING

It is hard to imagine that I have been writing this column since 2008. The expression “time flies” seems trite until you experience the fleeting passage of time.  More...

Family Mentor Program graduates inaugural mentor class

Ten new mentors have recently graduated The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee Volunteer Center’s recently launched Family Mentor Program.  More...

Real Estate News

Miromar Design Center’s Dream Room winners announced

Miromar Design Center announces the award-winning interior designs of its Luxury Home Design Show Designer Dream Rooms. More...

Designer Showcase features home tours, special events to benefit symphony

The Southwest Florida Symphony Society has teamed up with Stock Development for its annual Designer Showcase. The 2015 Luxury Home Tour will take place at Quail West in Naples. The houses will be open for viewing by the public from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

House Hunting:

13061 Bridgeford Ave., Bonita Springs

This single-family estate home sits on a beautiful lot overlooking the 12th hole at Worthington Country Club, a golf course community with easy access to beaches, shopping, dining and entertainment.  More...