February 23, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

art + verse

THE GREEKS called it ekphrasis, when one artist’s work inspires another to reimagine it in a different medium. More...

Jazz violinist kicks off concert series

Doug Cameron has long been a favorite on jazz radio internationally and is widely considered one of the true innovators of jazz violin. He has nine CDs to his credit, which feature many of his own compositions. More...

‘Dear Mrs. Fitzsimmons: Tales of Redemption from an Irish Mailbox’

By Greg Fitzsimmons (Simon & Schuster, $25)

When comedian Greg Fitzsimmons found an incriminating box of letters in his aunt’s apartment, he soon discovered that he had hit the proverbial jackpot. More...

Planning council faces loss of state funding

Mayors, commissioners and public agency heads from six counties meet each month to look ahead, sometimes decades, at the region’s big, long-term issues. More...

Business News

TAKING OFF

THE AIRY TALE OF LAUNCHING A SEAPLANE TOUR BUSINESS

SURE, YOU CAN VISIT FLORIDA’S hidden places in a boat — if you’ve got all week. There’s a reason Indiana Jones’ first big escape was in a seaplane. More...

Gartner pinpoints 10 consumer mobile applications to watch in 2012

Gartner Inc. has identified what it believes will be the most important mobile applications in 2012. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Private public partnerships: a new normal for Florida

There is an oft used expression: “If you’ve seen one, you’ve seen them all.” In the world of private public partnerships or PPPs, the expression is changed to: “If you’ve seen one private public partnership, you&rs More...

Real Estate News

New floor plans

Gulfshore Homes introduces eight new designs in two Miromar Lakes neighborhoods

Gulfshore Homes has introduced eight new single-family floor plans at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club.  More...

Celebrating design for a song

Ruth Condit, principal and residential design specialist at Ruth Condit Interiors, is chairing the 2011 Southwest Florida Symphony Designer Showcase, “Sanctuaries in the Sky.” Featuring six high-rise homes in Tavira at Bonita Bay, the sho More...

Design center offers free seminars

The Miromar Design Center invites the public to attend educational and creative seminars throughout March. These conversations include the 2011 Distinguished Speaker Series. All seminars and lectures are free. 2 p.m. More...