February 24, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

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ekphrasis: | n.| (rhetoric) when one artist’s work inspires another to reimagine it in a different medium

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Southwest Florida Symphony performs ‘German Requiem’

The Southwest Florida Symphony presents the moving Brahms’ “German Requiem” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at McGregor Baptist Church, 3750 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers.   More...

BEACH READING

‘Shocking True Story: The Rise and Fall of Confidential, America’s Most Scandalous Scandal Magazine’ By Henry E. Scott (Pantheon, $26)

The first issue of Confidential Magazine rolled off the presses in December 1952. The bimonthly was the brainchild of Robert Harrison, who got the idea to publish a national scandal magazine while watching Sen. More...

Burial reef to spawn life off Lee County’s coast

A Cape Coral business owner has started a company that will build an artificial reef off Sanibel Island to attract lush, coral-crusted communities of marine life. More...

Business News

Turning chocolate to dollars

It’s impossible to read anything about chocolate without the accompanying magniloquence: The Aztec “food of the gods,” so exquisite, so heavenly, chocolate melds with our taste buds, arousing our passions and granting divine satiat More...

VCB, Chamber launch new Chrysalis awards program

The Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau and the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce Inc. are seeking nominations for the inaugural Chrysalis Awards to honor businesses and individuals who have positively impacted the local community.   More...

Venture capital: A solution for local jobs in the ‘new economy’

MONEY & INVESTING

The returns on venture capital investments in the past 20 years have been gargantuan.   But the payoff has not just been to the benefit of the investors; the benefit has also been to the national economy as 20 percent of the current U.S. More...

Real Estate News

Toll Brothers holding winter sales event

Toll Brothers, a leading builder of luxury homes, is holding a National Winter Sales Event. The event, which will be held in all Toll Brothers communities nationwide through Feb. 28, will be offering unparalleled incentives and savings.   More...

Miromar Lakes clubhouses receives honors

Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club garnered double honors recently for its beach clubhouse and golf club. More...

Fed president and consultant headline Market Pulse

The president and CEO of the Federal Reserve of Cleveland and the director of consulting for Metrostudy will address that Market Pulse 2010 business seminar this year.   More...