December 2, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Donations needed for Operation Christmas Care gift drive

The Heights Center and Gladiolus Learning and Development Center are seeking organizations and individuals to participate in the annual Harlem Heights Community Gift Drive. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Tired of seasonal ho-hum? Try some local ...

unusual HOLIDAY THEATER

IF TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS FARE typically leaves you saying “Ho-hum” instead of “Ho, ho, ho,” don’t despair. Christmas theater doesn’t have to be overly sentimental and saccharine, like an overdose of candy canes. More...

Southwest Florida Symphony season opens with blockbuster performance

More than 1,500 people were in attendance as the Southwest Florida Symphony kicked off its 55th season with Beethoven’s “Pastoral Symphony” and “Carmina Burana” by Carl Orff.  The event marked the launch of Maestro More...

Frank Capra’s holiday classic comes to the Broadway Palm stage

Broadway Palm is welcoming the holiday season with “A Wonderful Life” playing now through Dec. 26. The heartwarming production is a musical adaptation of the classic holiday film “It’s A Wonderful Life” by Frank Capra. More...

Blue Origin makes historic rocket landing

Blue Origin’s New Shepard space vehicle recently flew to space, reaching its planned test altitude of 329,839 feet (100.5 kilometers) before executing a historic landing back at the launch site in West Texas.  More...

American Modern just the beginning of what Wright did right

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Russel Wright (1904-1976) worked as an industrial designer, a job created in the 20th century. In the 1920s, he worked in the theater making sets and props. More...

Business News

A better business meeting

Five strategies for getting the most out of meetings

MANY EMPLOYEES PROBABLY GROAN and grumble when they see that the boss has scheduled yet another meeting.  But Cameron Herold, a business development expert and author of “Double Double: How to Double Your Revenue and Profit in 3 Years or L More...

Gold doesn’t always garner a good return

MONEY & INVESTING

Given that I am now in the jewelry profession, I’m not sure why it took me so long to write about gold. More...

Real Estate News

Stock Development's Open House, Open Hearts event ends this weekend

Stock Development and Stock Signature Homes invite you to open your hearts by attending the final weekend of a company-wide open house event. More...

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...

What $300,000 will buy in Southwest Florida

12001 River View Drive, Bonita Springs   Here’s a move-in-readyquality new home on an oversized lot west of I-75 in Bonita Springs, the second of seven soon-to-be finished residences on this street.  More...