November 4, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Every dollar saved creates a gift that will keep on giving

SO YOU WANT TO BE A PHILANTHROPIST?

Frank Stern liked saving money. So much so he avoided the Midpoint Memorial Bridge for more than 14 years to save a buck — literally.  More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

stage kisses

The strange artiface and intimacy of the theater smooch ...

A smooch.  A smack.  A liplock, a snog.  Whatever you call it, the act of kissing, of pressing two pairs of lips together, is an intimate one.  Prostitutes, it is said, will have sex with johns for money, but refuse to kiss.  More...

Musician striving for the next big hit

Kip Moore has gone two years without having a hit single, an eternity for many artists in the competitive, radio-driven country music genre — especially someone like Mr. More...

Fishing for a costume: A cautionary tale

THE DIVA DIARIES

“Always be yourself. Unless you can be a Mermaid. Then, always be a mermaid.” — Random Internet meme   More...

Reunion to recall a miracle 70 years ago

“For the dead and the living, we must bear witness.” — Elie Wiesel More...

Put out patriotic collectibles to commemorate holidays

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Use your collections to celebrate holidays like Veterans Day. Nov. 11, 1919, was the day chosen to commemorate the Armistice, the agreement signed the year before that ended World War I. More...

43rd annual Fort Myers Boat Show coming to downtown

The 43rd annual Fort Myers Boat Show will take place Nov. 19-22 at Harborside Event Center, 1375 Monroe Street, and the City Yacht Basin, 1300 Lee Street.  More...

Business News

There's a code for that

Health industry feeling the strain of switching to ICD-10, a new system of medical coding

HAVE YOU EVER GONE TO THE DOCTOR WITH A burn because your water skis were on fire? As of Oct. 1, there’s a code for that used for medical billing purposes.   More...

Take advantage of Social Security ‘loophole’ while you still can

MONEY & INVESTING

I used to believe that getting older meant being better at things. I couldn’t wait to better my tennis game or learn a second language. More...

Consumer sentiment down, but still better than a year ago

Consumer sentiment among Floridians fell slightly in October to 88.8, down less than half a point from September’s revised reading, according to the latest University of Florida consumer survey.  Among the five components that make up the More...

Real Estate News

Ave Maria named community of the year 2015

Ave Maria was recently named Community of the Year 2015 in its category by the Collier Building Industry Association. Home sales are skyrocketing with over 250 sales so far this year. More...

New 12-unit townhome building complete at Paseo: inventory units are available

Stock Construction has completed construction of a new building of flats and townhomes at Paseo, the nine-time Community of the Year. More...

Minto’s The Isles of Collier Preserve named master-planned community of the year

nears completion of the highly anticipated The Isles Clubs

Minto Communities has received many national, regional and local awards for The Isles of Collier Preserve in Naples, including most recently the Grand Aurora Award for Master-Planned Community of the Year awarded by the Florida Home Builders Associat More...