August 11, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

Mario Monti loves old-style eateries

Mario Monti’s got a thing for diners. His license plate reads “Diner Guy.” Ditto for his e-mail address. One of his favorite shirts is black with a colorful pattern of diner signs and clocks. More...

Dance Bochette ready for new season

Dance Bochette has announced its new class schedule for the 2010-11 season. More...

‘Hedy Lamarr: The Most Beautiful Woman in Film’

By Ruth Barton (University of Kentucky Press, $29.95)

Hedy Lamarr was so breathtakingly beautiful, she was never expected to be much more than set dressing in most of her films. Throughout the 1940s, Ms. More...

VCB gets creative in battle to preserve tourism

By fortune, Lee County and most of the Florida coast and wildlife have gone untouched by oil. Florida’s image was not as fortunate.   More...

Business News

Pet sitters aren’t sitting still

Summer is the busy season for animal watchers

Air the consistency of hot wool goes hand in hand with the yearly slowdown in sales experienced by most Southwest Florida businesses. Even many yearround residents take a week or two to vacation in more clement venues.  More...

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company begins work on ‘green’ school

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company is beginning work on a replacement school for Meadow Park Elementary School in Charlotte County.   More...

Unemployment: The one figure that really matters

MONEY & INVESTING

Pure and simple: the U.S. equity markets want “good numbers”, as in employment and unemployment statistics. Also, there really is no recovery out of this recession unless employment improves.   More...

Real Estate News

Paseo earns two Aurora Awards

P aseo, a gated, resortstyle community located in South Fort Myers being developed by Stock Development,   has earned two Aurora Awards. More...

Article predicts slow recovery for Naples real estate market

An article this week in Bloomberg Businessweek.com cites a study that calls Naples, along with Miami and Las Vegas, the three markets with the weakest projections for a recovery within the next four years. More...

D.R. Horton selling homes in the Forum

D.R. Horton is offering single-family homes at Promenade East at the Forum, the burgeoning community just east of I-75 off Colonial Boulevard. More...