June 2, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

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Set designers play leading role at every Florida Rep show

You’re given a naked stage. Completely bare, full of promise. A three-dimensional blank canvas.   And you have to create a world on it — a world that actors can inhabit and audience members can disappear into for a couple hours. More...

River District abuzz for monthly Art Walk

The next Art Walk will be Friday, June 4, from 6 to 10 p.m. The seasonal Saturday Art Fair is taking a summer break and will return in the fall. More...

The End of the world — and thanks for the fish

ARTS COMMENTARY

Jo: “Why am I here?”   Jules: “That’s something we all want to know, isn’t it? Is there a purpose’ to our form and substance? More...

Stimulus dollars: Who got what for what?

By the end of March, the amount of American Recovery & Reinvestment Act dollars flowing through myriad cities and counties, school systems and businesses was nearing $400 billion across the country. More...

Business News

The up side of a down market

Keegan Hodges figures his new Fort Myers home would have cost another $200,000 if he’d purchased it five years ago.   More...

Genes and taxes: The upcoming fight over Jackson Labs

Everyone who knows anything at all about a proposal to build a high-tech medical research facility operated by Maine-based Jackson Laboratories in Collier County (at an initial cost of $130 million to the county) agrees on this: It either will be a More...

Hedging – you can do it too

MONEY & INVESTING

Hedge funds sound so hot, so complicated, so brainy, so mysterious. But hedging really is not. It is simple. It very well might be inappropriate for your portfolio but it is not beyond the realm of understanding or capability for most investors. More...

Real Estate News

Learn the art of design at Miromar Design Center

The public is invited to the next in a series of free informative events and seminars presented by Miromar Design Center.   • “Bon Vivant – Roche Bobois Lifestyle” - Saturday, June 5, at 2 p.m.   More...

Wealthy spending again on luxury homes

Two home sales, each exceeding $45 million, set records for 2010

In April, Texas Energy executive Kelcy Warren purchased a Colorado property for $46.5 million. More...

June design seminars at Robb & Stucky

Robb & Stucky Interiors offers free seminars throughout the month of June. Reservations are requested, as space is limited. Call 936-8541, to reserve your seat or go online to www.RobbStucky.com   . More...