June 9, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

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A COMMONER VISITS THE ROYAL GOWNS

W HEN SOMEONE DIES, HER PERSONAL THINGS — even items as mundane as a pair of slippers or a hairbrush — take on a different emotional hue. More...

Dance teacher holds 60th ‘Festival Of Dance’

After they finished their stretches, the young women of the Dance Bochette studio began the rehearsal. Music played in the background and the dancers placed their feet and hands on the barre.  More...

‘Falling Apart in One Piece: One Optimist’s Journey Through the Hell of Divorce’

By Stacy Morrison (Simon & Schuster, $26)

“I’m done,” declares author Stacy Morrison’s husband. More...

Oil spill anxiety permeates SW Florida

Uncertainty over whether oil will reach the Southwest Florida coast has some residents ready to spring into action, but impotent to do much other than worry. More...

Speaker videos debut on Imagine Solutions website

Southwest Florida leaders paid top dollar earlier this year to hear from some of the world’s greatest thinkers at the Imagine Solutions Conference. Now, those speaker’s presentations are debuting online, for free.   More...

Business News

Less pain at the pump?

Cheaper gas could spur local travel

Gas prices were expected to inch up to the $3 per gallon mark this summer, but instead are taking a dip. The lower prices were partially attributed to a European debt crisis, which led to predictions of less demand for oil. More...

Small business seminars help owners launch and survive

The Florida Gulf Coast University Small Business Development Center hosts a series of workshops and seminars throughout the summer for small -business owners and entrepreneurs. More...

BUILDING BRIEFS

Commerical construction

DeAngelis Diamond has completed the Ethan Allen building in Coconut Point and was recently awarded the interior build-out of the 17,500-square-foot retail store. More...

Real Estate News

Sutherland neighborhood of single-family homes at Sandoval 93 percent sold

Three homesites remaining

Sutherland at Sandoval, a single-family villa neighborhood with 45 homes by Pulte Homes, is more than 93 percent sold, according to Bonita Bay Group, developer of the master-planned community in Cape Coral. More...

Bonita Bay begins final phase of BayWoods neighborhood

15 homesites begin in the high $500,000s

Bonita Bay Group has broken ground at the BayWoods neighborhood in the Eagle Watch area in Bonita Bay.   More...

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.   • “Prepare for Hurricane Season” - Saturday, June 12, at 2 p.m.   More...