April 13, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

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PAINTING AMERICA

... one face at at time

ERIC RIEMENSCHNEIDER WAS ONLY 9 OR when he saw the giant faces.  His mother took him to the Akron Art Institute to see an exhibit of Chuck Close paintings and Duane Hanson sculptures.  “It was a Chuck Close portrait of a lady, and (it More...

Alliance announces Angels of the Arts nominees

The Lee County Alliance for the Arts is recognizing 2011 Angels of the Arts nominees for their contributions to the Lee County arts and cultural community. More...

‘Guns of the Civil War’

By Dennis Adler (Zenith Press, $40)

This spring marks the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, which began April 12, 1861, when Confederate forces fired on Fort Sumter near Charleston, S.C.  More...

Passover delivers message of freedom to all

“Passover affirms the great truth that liberty is the inalienable right of every human being.” - Morris Joseph Well, it’s that time of the year again when grocery stores are lined with Easter treats and Passover foods.  And dep More...

Law enforcement trains to distinguish autism from aggression

April is Autism Awareness Month This is the third in a four- part series presented by Florida Weekly that looks into the different aspects of dealing with autism.   More...

Business News

HE'S huuuuuge

In car sales and commercials, Billy Fuccillo’s volume is as big as he claims

IT DOESN’T HAPPEN OFTEN, BUT ONCE in a great while along comes a public personality who is so compellingly obnoxious, so gratingly offensive and so persistently intrusive that despite your better instincts and judgment, you actually grow to lik More...

Florida Weekly launches iPad app

Extra extra, read all about it…on Florida Weekly’s free iPad app. All the in-depth news, arts, business, and real estate coverage found in the paper at newsstands is available on the app in its entirety. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Bubbles versus bull markets

A bull market is not necessarily a bubble.  More...

Real Estate News

WCI Communities debuts one-stop design center

Customers who visit the new WCI Design Center will get to see — and touch — the finishing details for their new home. More...

Southern Bay Homes joins builder program at Verandah

Southern Bay Homes, a custom single-family homebuilder in Southwest Florida since 1989, has joined the preferred homebuilder program at Verandah, the award-winning, 1,456-acre master-planned community located along a 1.75-mile stretch of the Orange R More...