January 13, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

Happy 15!

Gulf Coast Symphony, maestro celebrate a milestone

Andrew Kurtz started the Gulf Coast Symphony in 1996 with a two things: a vision for an orchestra for the community and $5,000 of his own money. More...

ArtFest Fort Myers picks artists for 2010 festival

This season, 852 artists applied to participate in ArtFest Fort Myers, Southwest Florida’s premier fine art festival. More...

BEACH READING

‘Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong’ By Terry Teachout (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $30)

To say that Louis Armstrong had an impact on American music is a little like stating that Picasso dabbled in art.   More...

Area fossil hunter loves turning up Florida’s past

There’s a nondescript retention pond just east of the Lee County line on State Road 80 in LaBelle that holds stories and secrets. More...

Business News

WEIGHING IN ON ALTERNATIVE HEALTH

Industry growing in Southwest Florida as patients try a different approach

The demand for alternative forms of health care has helped many Southwest Florida practices grow steadily, even while economic doldrums battered other industries. More...

Barringer Publishing seeks books that matter

For Jeff Schlesinger, whose advertising and marketing career includes more than two decades in Naples, the collapse of home building presented a challenge. Many of his clients are local builders whose misfortunes have been his as well. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Corporate governance: get involved

Sick and tired of public company executives being overpaid? Worried that the board of directors is “cozy” with management and rubber stamping management’s business strategy, risk exposure and mediocre performance? More...

Real Estate News

Miromar Lakes 2009 sales ended on high note

If home sales are any indication, the 2009 sales activity at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club suggests that the market is alive and in a buying mode. More...

Builders Care to host building product blowout event Jan. 16

Get started right on those New Year’s resolutions for your home or office. Builders Care, the nonprofit arm of the Lee Building Industry Association, will host its first building product garage sale, Saturday, Jan. 16, from 9 a.m. 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 and runs for three weeks. More...