April 6, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

The club membership dispute

Brian Lucas, vice chairman of the Bonita Bay Group, offers his explanation of a sometimes rancorous fight between the company and members of its private clubs who sought a return of their membership down payments in 30 days, as the company originally More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

RENT COMES TO THE BROADWAY PALM DINNER THEATRE

Dinner theater takes a chance in hopes of attracting younger crowd

IT’S HARD TO TELL WHO’S MORE SURprised that “Rent” is coming to the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre — the venue itself or its audience. More...

WGCU receives prestigious Peabody Award

WGCU Public Media is one of only 39 winners in the country to receive a 70th annual Peabody Award. The Peabody Award is the oldest, most prestigious honor in electronic media. More...

‘Stitch ‘n Bitch Superstar Knitting’ and ‘Knit Your Own Royal Wedding’

‘Stitch ‘n Bitch Superstar Knitting’ By Debbie Stoller (Workman Publishing, $17.95)  ‘Knit Your Own Royal Wedding’ By Fiona Goble (Andrews McMeel, $17.99)   More...

Dream park: A land-swap deal creates momentum

Murdock Village is undeveloped, and a financial drain for Charlotte County since it bought the 870-acre site eight years ago. More...

Nutrition plays essential role for children with autism

April is Autism Awareness Month Florida Weekly will feature an article on different aspects of dealing with autism during the month.   More...

Business News

Just stopped off at your condo and everything is...

Keeping up with snowbirds’ homes proves lucrative for some

“HEY, WILL YOU KEEP AN EYE ON THE PLACE while we’re gone?”  More...

‘Little Fenway’ is now JetBlue Park

The new Red Sox Spring Training complex will now be known as JetBlue Park, airline and team representatives announced last week. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Condo market fraught with peril

“Just buy a condo. Why would you buy a house with all those responsibilities? You’re only down here for three months.” More...

Real Estate News

Bucking the trend

North Star Yacht Club sparks interest amid turbulent market

As the economic picture brightens in Lee County, one community has continued to shine during the ups and downs of Southwest Florida’s real estate challenges. More...

First U.S. Chalon furniture, kitchen showroom opens in south Lee

Chalon, known throughout Europe for its custom-made wood cabinetry and furniture, has opened its first American showroom at Miromar Design Center in Estero. More...

Generation X

buyers might lead housing recovery

GENERATION X — ADULTS AGES 31 TO 45 — are expected to lead the recovery in the housing market, according to real estate experts in a recent webinar produced by the National Association of Home Builders.  More...