August 12, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

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Swapping faces with the famous, with Sleeveface and Bookface

FOR YEARS, WE'VE BEEN URGED TO THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX. Two DJs in Wales decided to think outside the square, eventually starting an Internet trend of Sleevefacing. More...

Florida Weekly Writing Challenge seeks your glorious works of fiction once again

“Take away the art of writing from this world, and you will probably take away its glory.”  More...

It appears that finally, love is in the air.

THE DIVA DIARIES

I’ve always had a plethora of single girlfriends — a few marrieds here and there, but for the most part, my circle has been filled with single ladies who were all about girl’s nights out, Sundays at the beach and dishing on the phon More...

Summer soakers spawn mushrooming mushroom population

A number of ancient cultures believed that mushrooms were created by thunderbolts. One look at a Florida yard after several weeks of almost non-stop rain would lead one to believe our distant ancestors may not have been that far off the mark. More...

Business News

Letting go of your ego

Humility playing a growing role in business success

Not so long ago, our culture really (really) admired people with big egos. We called them rugged individualists, fearless leaders, MVPs, visionaries and go-getters. More...

Testing the market waters by looking at the P/E

MONEY & INVESTING

The thing I enjoy most about writing this column each week is the amazing feedback I receive from my friends and family regarding my writing. More...

Shell Point President Peter Dys marks 30th anniversary

Shell Point Retirement Community’s president, Peter Dys, marked his 30th anniversary at Shell Point on Aug. 1.  More...

Real Estate News

What $1 million will buy in Southwest Florida

3651 Turtle Dove Blvd., Punta Gorda   You will be impressed from the minute you walk through the front doors of this spacious TowlesCorp mansion built in 2007.  More...

House Hunting:

10100 Sugar Maple Lane; Botanica Lakes, Fort Myers

This three-bedroom, three-bathroom corner lot home was built in 2011 and is nearly 2,200 square feet. The home is move-in ready and includes features like diagonal tile in the main living areas and glass designs in the entryway.  More...