April 21, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

interview with a love goddess from XANADU

Annie Golden plays Aphrodite in musical at Phil

You can call Annie Golden a sex goddess, but she’ll correct you.   She’s actually a love goddess.   Or at least, she plays one on stage. More...

Art center hosts world-class chamber music

The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center welcomes back world-renowned musicians to its American Virtuosi Chamber Concerts April 23 and 24, titled “When Art Speaks” Parts I and II, respectively. More...

BEACH READING

‘Twilight: The Graphic Novel, Volume 1’ By Stephenie Meyer and Young Kim (Yen Press, $19.99)

In case you’ve been living on a desert island for the past couple of years, the gist of the novel “Twilight” is this: Quiet girl moves to gloomy town and falls for brooding classmate, who turns out to be equally drawn to her, despi More...

The best reason to ‘Stay Alive…Just Drive’

Hannah Grant may or may not be able to hear her parents talking. If yes, the 9-year-old has no response. It could be tomorrow, a decade, or never, before she snaps out of the vegetative state she has been in since age 6. More...

Business News

Late harvest blooms after cold winter

Expect lower prices on tomatoes, peppers, squash

The year began on a low note for farmers whose harvests were stalled by nearly two full weeks of frosty January nights, a cold spell not seen in Southwest Florida for decades. More...

Like master gardeners, new UF program mentors will provide financial advice

A new University of Florida program will help struggling families get free one-on-one help with their household finances.   More...

MONEY & INVESTING

The battle cry for China to revalue its currency

A current and important international and U.S. national issue is currency manipulation.   The focus is not on just any currency being manipulated; it is largely on the Chinese Yuan or Rimini. More...

Real Estate News

Home sales, median price up in Lee County

In March, sales of existing homes by Realtors in the greater Fort Myers area were up by 11.2 percent when compared to March 2009. Members of the Realtor Association of Greater Fort Myers and the Beach Inc. More...

Toll Brothers hosting national sales event

Toll Brothers will host its National Spring Sales Event Saturday, April 24, through Sunday, May 2, at its communities nationwide. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays. More...

Lennar building model home in just two weeks

Lennar started construction of a new four-bedroom, three-bath model home at Riverhall Country Club off Palm Beach Boulevard in Alva on April 12 with plans to open the new model home — complete with all furnishings and interior décor — by More...