June 30, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

The 4th of July

FOR THE EPHEMERAL and the spectacular in art, not to mention the noisy, you can’t beat painting the night sky with fireworks. More...

Cool art for a hot summer night

The monthly downtown Fort Myers art event continues in July with new art shows. The next Fort Myers Art Walk will be Friday, July 2, from 6 to 10 p.m. More...

‘‘Twilight at the World of Tomorrow: Genius, Madness, Murder, and the 1939 World’s Fair on the Brink of War’’

By James Mauro (Ballantine, $28)

Writer James Mauro was intrigued when he discovered a half-buried plaque while visiting Flushing Meadows Corona Park one afternoon. More...

Florida Weekly named best in state

Newspaper wins 19 Florida Press Association awards

Florida Weekly swept the annual Florida Press Association’s Better Weekly Newspaper Contest award ceremony last week with 18 individual awards culminating in being named the best weekly newspaper in Florida. More...

Business News

Boat dealers coming up from bottom

As any financial expert or anyone who ever struggled financially will attest, luxury items are one of the first things to get cut from budgets in tough times. More...

Companies gain when employees volunteer

Employees who leave the office to volunteer in the community may actually boost the company’s bottom line by performing better on the job, a new University of Florida study finds.   More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Phosphates’ future worth considering

For many Floridians, the words “Florida Phosphates” brings nothing to mind. However, this is not so for those in Central Florida and, increasingly, the words are topical in Charlotte County conversation. More...

Real Estate News

Gulfshore Homes opens model in Ravenna at Miromar Lakes

G ulfshore Homes has opened its newest model in Miromar Lakes. More...

Hopefield neighborhood more than 60 percent sold

Hopefield, a single-family villa neighborhood by Pulte Homes in Sandoval, is more than 60 percent sold, according to Bonita Bay Group, developer of the master-planned community in Cape Coral.   More...