March 30, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Trump puts Palm Beach on the political map again

On the 1960 British Pathé newsreel, the headline says, “Kennedy talks strategy with Congress leaders.” Palm Beach was used to its Kennedys, but not like this. More...

Have a treasure with a past? Share your find with other readers

COLLECTOR’S CORNER

Antiques and collecting are funny.  I cannot tell you what the last thing I bought was — it all goes in and out of the house in a flash.  But can tell you I still have one of the first antiques I ever bought. More...

Collectible ‘naughties’ are not so nice in price this year

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Artists have created pictures of naked women for centuries and many of the paintings and sculptures are now displayed in museums or homes. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

‘The Rauschenberg Project’

Lab Theater tells the stories of LGBT youth in Southwest Florida

“There’s so much more to a queer person’s life than the moment they decide to tell someone they’re gay,” says Ben Lamoureux (whose drag persona is Bella Lemay.) “These are those stories.” More...

Dr. Jacob Goldberger, Lydia Black to be honored by Gulf Coast Symphony

Gulf Coast Symphony will honor longtime symphony musician and area physician Dr. Jacob Goldberger, and Alliance for the Arts Executive Director Lydia Black at its “Gatsby Gala” Saturday, April 2, at the Gateway Golf and Country Club. More...

Relationship advice has been outdated by digital dating

THE DIVA DIARIES

There was a time when I was really good at dispensing dating advice. I prided myself on it. My girlfriends would call me at all hours, night or day, to tell me their relationship stories and ask me to direct them on their next course of action.  More...

Fun facts about fun little owls

¦ Out of 171 species of owls worldwide, the burrowing owl is the only one that lives in burrows. ¦ Burrowing owls mate for life. ¦ Adult burrowing owls are about the size of an American robin, standing 9-10 inches high and weighing about 6 ounces. More...

Looking to attract burrowing owls? Try a starter burrow

Having burrowing owls on your property can be a lot of fun. As more and more homes are being built, however, there is less habitat for these little birds.  Here’s how to install a starter burrow. More...

Taste of Freedom benefits human trafficking coalition

The inaugural Taste of Freedom, a benefit for the Southwest Florida Regional Human Trafficking Coalition, is 6-9:30 p.m. More...

THE FIND: Fenton Aqua Crest serving bowl dating from the 1950s.

LOOK WHAT I FOUND

Bought: Hope Chest, 13821 N. More...

Business News

Think YOUR job is stressful?

Ways to reduce anxiety in high-pressure professions

The Challenger 300, a multi-million dollar piece of luxurious flying machine, speeds down a runway and lifts off. The lives of everyone on board are in pilot Kevin Cook’s hands. More...

It’s that time of year, and here are deductions you shouldn’t overlook

MONEY & INVESTING

If Christmastime is the most wonderful time of the year, the beginning of April is the exact opposite — time to do your taxes. More...

Real Estate News

Stock Signature Homes continues to generate sales in Bay Woods at Bonita Bay

Stock Signature Homes, the luxury homebuilding division of Stock Development, reported strong sales in Bay Woods at Bonita Bay, an enclave of 15 custom designed luxury single-family residences. More...

Minto announces three new large-scale communities solidifying long-term commitment to Florida while growing existing communities

Minto Communities announces plans for three new communities in Florida, expanding the company into new markets, and totaling 17,900 lots and 4.2 million square feet of commercial space. More...

Sales pick up at Paseo as community nears sell-out: move-in ready homes available

Sales are on the rise at Paseo, which has won the Lee Building Industry Association’s (LBIA) Community of the Year Award a record nine times! More...