April 14, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

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WITH A BIG NOD TO AN UNSUNG JAZZ HERO, BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY CASTS A SPELL

B IG BAD VOODOO DADDY IS, HANDS down, one of the coolest bands on the planet. Check out their sharp suits, their fedoras. These guys are definitely   hep cats. More...

Take the Florida Weekly Fiction Challenge

Here at Florida Weekly we enjoy telling stories. We love to find people and situations that speak to us. Some of our stories are about bravery and triumph; others about frustration or ennui. More...

BEACH READING

‘Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison’ By Piper Kerman (Spiegel & Grau, $25)

Ten thousand dollars, one West African drug lord, and a decade after her role in an international heroin trafficking ring, memoirist Piper Kerman finds herself sentenced to more than a year in a federal prison.   More...

Earth Day cause to celebrate, clean up and explore

Southwest Florida has a lot to celebrate this Earth Day. During the past 12 months, solar power fields have sprung up from Desoto County to the FGCU campus. More...

Business News

The business of baseball

They aren’t just the boys of summer, because they work like dogs in the winter, too. More...

Bank failures double in first quarter

This year has seen a big decline in the number of non-bank mortgage lenders to close down, according to the Mortgage Graveyard from MortgageDaily. com. But the improvement was more than offset by a spike in failed financial institutions. More...

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

RE/MAX Realty Group Commercial Division announced the following transactions:   More...

Real Estate News

Realtors converge on Tallahassee to stump for change

Twenty-three members of the Realtor Association of Greater Fort Myers and the Beach Inc. traveled to Tallahassee last week to take part in the 40th annual Great American Realtor Days. More...

Pinnacle & Remodeling Awards deadline nears

The Lee Building Industry Association invites those seeking recognition for an outstanding level of success and professionalism in the sales, marketing, building and remodeling of homes during the year 2009 to be a part of the 2010 Pinnacle & Remode More...

Lee foreclosure rates increase

Foreclosure rates in Lee County increased for the month of February over the same period last year, according to First American CoreLogic.   More...