May 6, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News


An irreverent tribute to some world-famous (and not-so-famous) mothers

THE WORLD, IT SEEMS, IS FILLED WITH mothers.  But not all of them necessarily have offspring.  Mother might be a stage name, an honorific or the name of a band. It might also even be a male.  Mom. Moms. Mama. More...

Southwest Florida Symphony’s performance celebrates brotherhood


A performance of Beethoven’s “Ninth Symphony” is never an ordinary event. This monumental work, with its passionate plea for universal brotherhood, is reserved for marking significant events and occasions.  More...

Larceny at the crossroads


Many contracts fail because of unlucky distribution, but some of them can be salvaged despite a bad break. Take this case where you’re in six diamonds and West leads a heart. More...

Florida Weekly takes nine awards in state competition

Florida Weekly was named a finalist for nine awards in the newspaper division of the 2015 Society of Professional Journalists Sunshine State Awards, open to all professional print, broadcast and online journalists in the state of Florida, Puerto Rico More...

Business News


Living for the weekend?

ARE YOU A TGIF PERSON? DO YOU SLOG unenthusiastically through the workweek, counting the days and hours until the weekend begins? If so, was it always this way? More...

No big surprises in corporate earnings reports


Where were you a couple of Fridays ago between 9-11 p.m.? I like to live it up on the weekends, so I was hitting it hard in my usual style: on my couch in my PJs with a glass of merlot in one hand and the clicker in the other.  More...

Real Estate News

What $800,000 will buy in Southwest Florida

3817 Bermuda Court, Punta Gorda   This Punta Gorda Isles waterfront home with four bedrooms and three baths has more than 100 feet of seawall. More...

House Hunting:

27335 Jolly Roger Lane, Bonita Springs

This is a newer gulf access, single-family home with a boat dock in a non-gated community with no association fees. A spacious two-story layout, it has three bedrooms plus a loft, along with 2½ baths.  More...