January 5, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

SUDDENLY, SYLVIA

A.R. Gurney’s romantic comedy finds a spot on stage in Fort Myers and Naples

WHO CAN RESIST THE LURE OF AN ADORABLE DOG? Florida Repertory Theatre can’t. And apparently, neither can The Naples Players.  Both are staging A.R. Gurney’s “Sylvia” this month.  More...

Sylvia photo contest continues

Pooch pics could get you into a doggone-good play

“Sylvia,” the hilarious story of a dog that changes the lives of a couple, runs from Jan. 4-23 at the Florida Repertory Theatre in downtown Fort Myers. Florida Weekly wants to hear about the dog that changed your life. More...

Alliance joins research study of art economics

Fiscal impact to Lee County will be measured

The Alliance for the Arts has joined Arts & Economic Prosperity IV, a research study to evaluate the impact spending by nonprofit arts organizations and their audiences have on their local economies. More...

Bonds approved, new psychiatric hospital set to open next year

Park Royal Psychiatric Hospital has closed on a $23 million bond issue to finance the construction of a 76-bed facility near Health- Park Medical Center in south Lee County. The bonds were issued through Oppenheimer & Co. Inc . More...

Edison-Ford Foundation Gala nearly sold out

The 10th Anniversary Edison-Ford Winter Estates Foundation Gala Saturday, Jan. 15, is close to capacity, but a limited number of tables and tickets are still available.  More...

Business News

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Southwest Floridians test Google’s revolutionary Chrome OS

Computers today are built with hard drives, which store most of the programs we need to use them, including the “engines” that run them, operating systems such as Windows 7 or Mac OS X. More...

Floridians’ consumer confidence unchanged

Florida’s consumer confidence in December remained unchanged from November’s mark of 71, but there was significant movement among the five components that comprise the index, according to a new University of Florida survey.  More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Woof-woof investing: Applying Dog strategy in 2011

Dog owners love their pets and find them beautiful, cute and ever so smart. More...

Real Estate News

In your dreams

A ski retreat in Vermont could be yours from HGTV

HGTV celebrates 15 years of making dreams come true with the 2011 HGTV Dream Home, a modern; rustic mountain home in Stowe, Vt. More...

Free classes to talk about title rules

Title Junction will be conducting a series free classes titled “Let’s Talk About…”  More...

Realtors Association releases new forms

Florida Realtors recently announced changes to newly created or revised forms, which are available through Form Simplicity and other forms vendors.  More...