January 27, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

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WHERE THERE'S HOPE

Images of Immokalee reflect a mixture of promise, despair

Ted Koppel once described Immokalee as “thirty miles and billions of dollars east of Naples.” For all the efforts of numerous charitable organizations and individuals, all the progress made, Mr. More...

Pop artist Peter Max to make appearances at two SWFL galleries

World-renowned pop artist Peter Max is back in Southwest Florida through Jan. 31 at the Olde Florida Gallerie in the Bell Tower Shops in Fort Myers and the Road Show Company Gallery at 375 Broad Avenue South, Naples. More...

BEACH READING

‘Painting Below Zero: Notes on a Life in Art’ By James Rosenquist, with David Dalton (Knopf, $50)

James Rosenquist has written one of the most intimate books ever about art — a captivating story that provides a unique look inside the contemporary art world.   More...

ArtFest Fort Myers celebrates a decade of growth

The artists who are awarded tent space at ArtFest Fort Myers are among an elite group. Only 200 of the 852 applicants this year, from around the country, were accepted by a panel of judges to display their work at the free outdoor festival. More...

Business News

The art of the draw

Art festivals boost Southwest Florida economy

Outdoor art festivals have long provided a plein air experience for the cultural set. Favorite summertime happenings in northern climes, they draw collectors and art aficionados to our part of the world throughout the winter and spring.   More...

County launches campaign to enhance business in Lee

It’s a decades-old question: Is it what you know or who you know that proves more beneficial?  More...

IMAGINE SOLUTIONS

Clean energy jobs: Good news for Florida

Editor’s not e: Jackie Roberts is one of the 40 speakers presenting at the inaug ural Imagine Solu tions C onference t o be held Feb. 22 and 23 in N aples. More...

Real Estate News

Denny Grimes to analyze local impact of distressed properties

One of the first Realtors in Southwest Florida to earn the Certified Distressed Property Expert designation by the Distressed Property Institute, Denny Grimes will use this expertise to share insight into how distressed properties are influencing th More...

Paseo building new townhomes

Stock Construction has begun construction on a new building of townhomes at Paseo, the 2009 Community of the Year. More...

Home prices down but showing signs of recovering

In Lee County, home prices, including distressed sales, declined by 13.34 percent in November 2009 compared to November 2008, according to First American CoreLogic and its Loan- Performance Home Price Index. More...