August 10, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Trucks and SUVs with the man in mind

big RIGS

You don’t have to be a man to own a pickup, but they are truly built with the kind of machismo that can get the testosterone flowing the moment we have to step up into the extra-tall cab. More...

Cosmetic surgery

the Body

Punta Gorda plastic surgeon Michael Stampar can’t help but notice that even the world’s most beautiful men could benefit from a brow lift.  “Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt are handsome men but as they’ve gotten older you can se More...

Classic cocktails for the 21st century

the DRINKS

The Old-Fashioned and the Manhattan are two old drinks that made a comeback during this decade, but they’re not necessarily your grandparents’ versions. More...

Range Rover still offers forbidden luxuries

BEHIND THE WHEEL

We named the Land Rover’s Range Rover to our list of ultimate SUVs for guys because its instant presence gives the driver a rugged and premium persona even before someone sees his face. More...

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Murder Mystery Dinner Train satisfies wanderlust close to home

THERE’S SOMETHING MAGICAL ABOUT BEING on a train: The rocking and rolling of the ride, the chance to meet new friends along the way, and enjoying a fine meal in the dining car. More...

Love That Dress! tickets on sale

Local fashionistas (and a few men) will stake their claim on thousands of new and gently loved dresses and accessories at Love That Dress!, the shopping event benefiting PACE Center for Girls. Tickets for Love That Dress! More...

Stepin’ out, Palm Beach style

THE DIVA DIARIES

Back in the ’90s, a girlfriend asked me to be her plus one at a gathering happening at a little new age bookstore. It was one of those to-dos where everyone wore Birkenstocks and long, flowy Tori Amostype dresses. More...

The Top Ten manliest movies ever

THE MOVIES

WHAT MAKES A GREAT “GUY” MOVIE? Obnoxious, immature humor, awesome action, toughness and alluring women are oft-found ingredients in the 10 best guy movies ever made, listed below. Don’t agree with our list? More...

Man cave technology

man CAVES

New technology has taken the traditional man cave out of the dark ages. With the advent of high-definition flatscreen TVs with movie-quality pictures, even the manliest of spaces can stand a little light. More...

Casual wear is the style for Southwest Florida

FASHION

Guys, there’s a place to wear your favorite, old, cozy Jimmy Buffett “Margaritaville” T-shirt — but, alas, it’s not outside of your house.  More...

Even if you’re not male you might like them

the TOYS

It seems we all enjoy a well-designed gadget of some kind, and men are no exception. The following list is a testament to creative designers and engineers at work, devices that let us experience the world in new ways. More...

An iconic weekend bazaar, Fleamasters Fleamarket turns 30

It’s easy to get lost, to disappear, at Fleamasters Fleamarket on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Congested avenues of used clothing, watches and sunglasses, flowers and puppies and plastic dolls endlessly lead to more. More...

Business News

Anesthetist training

Students at Wolford College complete a demanding 28-month master’s degree program

There’s a new man at Wolford College in Naples who is helping nurses learn the science and art of anesthesia, which includes administering drugs to keep patients “asleep and unaware” during major surgery. More...

SeaWorld saga illustrates the power of the people

MONEY & INVESTING

One of the most wonderful things about living in Florida with two 7-yearold twin boys is the close proximity of the world-class theme parks. More...

Mid-century modern clocks are a hit with collectors

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Some of the most popular clocks made after 1944 in the mid-century modern style were designed by an architect and journalist. George Nelson (1908-1986) graduated with a degree in architecture in 1931. More...

Real Estate News

What $800,000 will buy in Southwest Florida

5644 Blackjack Court S., Punta Gorda Here’s an amazing estate home on five acres in Prairie Creek West with a pool, three-car garage and matching horse stables and barn. More...

The Isles of Collier Preserve by Minto recognized with prestigious best in American Living Award

The Isles of Collier Preserve in Naples by Minto Communities recently received a prestigious Silver Award at the Best in American Living Awards (BALA) for “Best Mixed Community.” Minto is one of only three recipients to be recognized in t More...

Buyers at Allure revitalize their lifestyle and enjoy all of the benefits of purchasing a brand new home

For buyers at ALLURE, the new, luxury 32-story condominium to be developed on the banks of the Caloosahatchee River in the Historic Downtown Fort Myers River District, the benefits of purchasing a brand, new home far outweigh those of buying a previo More...