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Arts & Entertainment News

RING OF FIRE

MUSICIANS PLAY JOHNNY CASH AT BROADWAY PALM

RCHESTRAS FOR MUSICALS TYPICALLY PLAY DOWN IN THE PIT, though it’s not unheard of to have them perform on stage. More...

Cherryholmes brings blue jeans and bluegrass to the Phil

It’s been two years since The Cherryholmes Family Band appeared at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts and ignited a sold-out crowd into a near frenzy. More...

BEACH READING

‘The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull and the Battle of the Little Big Horn’ By Nathaniel Philbrick (Viking, $30)

There have been dozens of books written about George Armstrong Custer and the Battle of the Little Big Horn. More...

Have pets, will travel

BY EVAN WILLIAMS ewilliams@floridaweekly.com   More...

Business News

mortgage fraud madness

Southwest Florida’s high rate of crime may portend a brighter future

W E’RE NUMBER ONE. IT’S NOTHING to be proud of. Once again, Florida has ranked as the number one place in the country for mortgage fraud. The state also ranked number one in 2006 and 2007.  More...

Understanding Goldman Sachs and how it deals

Last week, a variety of Goldman Sachs employees testified before Congress about their role in the financial collapse and specifically their role in sub prime mortgages.   More...

Real Estate News

Survey says Florida market has hit bottom

Florida real estate markets show the first tentative signs of being on the verge of recovering from the most painful recession in the state’s history, according to the latest University of Florida report.   More...

Toll Brothers tops Fortune Magazine list

Firm ranks first among home builders

Toll Brothers Inc., the nation’s leading builder of luxury homes, ranked number one among home building companies in Fortune magazine’s recently released list of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2010.   More...

Tips to negotiate the best real estate deal

As the real estate market in Southwest Florida begins to stabilize, the art of negotiation takes center stage again. More...