June 29, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

America

Land of the free, home of the brave, the movie, the book, the superhero, the beer and a whole lot more

RECENTLY, WHILE BINGE-WATCHING “The Americans,” I began thinking about how numerous things share the same name, or a variation of that. So many things have “American” in their name. More...

Naples gallery gives a patriotic salute in a rare summer exhibit

HARMON-MEEK|MODERN IS RARELY OPEN in the summer, but this year the Naples gallery is staying open in July to celebrate Independence Day artistically. More...

Which has a shorter shelf life — SnapChat or Botox?

THE DIVA DIARIES

So, like most 13-year-olds across the world, I have discovered SnapChat. More...

Beloved limes the key to fun-filled weekend festival

In terms of size, the Key lime — Citrus aurantifolia to botanists — isn’t the most impressive of citruses. It’s not the rarest, or the biggest. More...

Business News

Public land payouts

Collier County tops state in PILT funds received for federal properties

Lee and Collier counties hold thousands of acres of federal land, including national parks, from which they receive no property taxes. More...

Tough banking regulations will slow economic growth

MONEY & INVESTING

Banking these days is a tough business to be in. What other industry is there in the world where the government mandates that you take a significant portion of your inventory and hold it in storage for a rainy day? More...

Nissan Titan XD diesel most capable truck to come from Nissan yet

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Anyone who has to take a car, boat, camper or other toy across country — or just a few states — needs a good tow vehicle. The all-new 2016 Nissan Titan XD can do the job. More...

Real Estate News

Drone safety

Real estate gets boost by FAA rule governing drones

COMMERCIAL DRONE USE IN THE REAL ESTATE business got a boost with the release of the Federal Aviation Administration’s final rule governing small unmanned aerial systems, or UASs, in the national air space. More...

Home sales up, median sales price at all-time high

Existing-home sales sprang ahead in May to their highest pace in almost a decade, while the uptick in demand this spring amidst lagging supply levels pushed the median sales price to an all-time high, according to the National Association of Realtors More...

Allure’s “Relaxing” floorplan is the perfect choice for residents looking to “right-size” their home

Since the opening of the ALLURE sales gallery earlier this year, sales at the new luxury condominium tower to rise 32 stories over the scenic Caloosahatchee River in the Historic Downtown Fort Myers River District, have been moving along steadily. More...