July 7, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIES

Two Jessicas take the lead in summer show

Sitting in on rehearsals for “Annie” at the Sugden Community Theatre would be enough to make you believe in alternate universes. More...

Mockingbird marks 50

To Kill a Mockingbird is a phenomenon. It continues to enjoy mainstream success, even amid a pop culture saturated by social networks and viral videos. The book, a staple of high school curricula, garners a reaction wherever its name comes up. More...

‘Meeting Your Half Orange: An Utterly Upbeat Guide to Using Dating Optimism to Find Your Perfect Match’

By Amy Spencer (Running Press, $22.95)

With the sea of self-help books flooding the local Barnes & Noble, it’s clear that positive thinking is the remedy du jour. More...

Here’s the buzz: Mosquitoes are out in full force

Thinking the record-breaking cold of this past winter might have stemmed the number of pesky mosquitoes? University of Florida entomologists say think again, because mosquitoes are out in full force, and so are the diseases they carry.   More...

Business News

Is your business ready for the next big one?

Don’t let a hurricane sneak up on you

It’s been five years since the last hurricane hit Southwest Florida in the form of Hurricane Wilma’s Category 3 wind. More...

Wright Construction completes complicated foundation for Shell Point

Wright Construction Group has completed the first phase of construction on the new rehabilitation facility and administration buildings at Shell Point Retirement Community in Fort Myers. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Searching for the equity market bottom

Since the equity bottom was reached in March 2009, the U.S. equity market climbed some 80 percent and along the way had only two significant corrections. Each was 9 percent in size and each lasted only one month, until now.   More...

Real Estate News

Coastal living

Top 10, plus one, great homes by the shore

#1   Kahala Avenue, Honolulu   $29 million   Minutes from the famed Waialae Country Club, home of the PGA Sony Open, this 1.4-acre property has 125 feet of beach frontage and includes a main house with six bedrooms and three staff More...

Free seminar at Miromar Design Center

The public is invited to attend the next in a series of informative events and seminars presented by Miromar Design Center. There is no cost to attend. Miromar Design Center is located on Corkscrew Road in Estero across from Miromar Outlets. More...

Builders Care reaches $1 million milestone

Elderly Dunbar woman receives extreme home makeover

Builders Care, the nonprofit arm of the Lee Building Industry Association, accomplished a major milestone with its latest home renovation project for an elderly Fort Myers woman. More...