December 30, 2009 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

Georgia

The last time Georgia Engel was Naples, she sang, danced and executed a series of continuous spit takes while dressed in an outrageously flouncy Little-Bo-Peep-like dress, complete withbows and hoop skirt. More...

Fort Myers Art Walk expands to two days

The New Year will begin with an expanded weekend of art activities in downtown Fort Myers. The first monthly Art Walk of 2010 will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 1. It will be followed by a new Saturday Art Fair on Jan. More...

BEACH READING

‘America, Empire of Liberty: A New History of the United States’

By David Reynolds (Basic Books, $35) “America, Empire of Liberty” will change the way you think about the history of the United States. More...

Naples space agent booking ultimate thrill

One small step for man is closer to becoming a giant leap for adventure travelers. Virgin Galactic, the world’s first commercial spaceline, is poised to launch civilians into suborbital space within the next couple of years.   More...

Giving back: Tux and Trees winners donate to local agencies

Christmas is the season for giving, and several patrons at the third annual Tux and Trees Gala have given back to the community by donating their trees to area agencies. More...

Business News

Crossing the lines

Area limo drivers steer through county permitting maze

Crossing over the imaginary line that separates Charlotte County from Lee County, it’s hard to tell the difference between the two places. More...

Shell Point Academy hosts economic crisis forum

A seminar titled “Back From The Brink: An Unforgettable Brush With a Second Depression” is set for 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, at the Village Church auditorium at the Shell Point Retirement Community. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

December: A month of conflicting, confusing economic data

Not all economic statistics are created equal. More...

Real Estate News

Florida’s existing home, condo sales up in November

Florida’s existing home sales rose in November, marking 15 months that sales activity has increased in the year-to-year comparison, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors.   More...

Builders announced for Parade of Homes

The Lee Building Industry Association announced the premier builders participating in the 2010 Parade of Homes Luxury Model Tour that begins Feb. 4. More...

Rent your home during spring training

New Web company offers listings in Fort Myers

Sports Event Rentals, a Phoenix, Ariz.- based company that connects property owners with fans looking to rent private homes, condos, apartments and even yachts during major sporting events, announced it is offering Fort Myers homeowners the ability More...