April 20, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

‘American Idol’ finalist returns to Naples to perform

PAIGE MILES IS RETURNing to the very stage where she first belted out Aretha Franklin’s “Natural Woman” eight years ago.  The top-12 “American Idol” finalist from last season was a junior in high school at the Commu More...

American Virtuosi fill SBDAC with beautiful music

The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center will host this season’s American Virtuosi Chamber Concerts on Friday and Saturday, April 22 and 23. More...

‘Against All Things Ending (The Last Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, Book Three)’

By Stephen R. Donaldson (Putnam, $29.95)

“Against All Things Ending,” the ninth book overall in the Thomas Covenant fantasy series and the third in the final set of four, is dominated by the themes of despair and hope, with hope lagging behind.  More...

Professor’s book defends the value of a good schmooze

In modern parlance, schmoozers are synonymous with users: smooth talkers with something to gain from the conversation. More...

Parents cannot assume a legal say once child turns 18

April is Autism Awareness Month This is the last in a four- part series about the different aspects of dealing with autism. More...

Business News

Relaxation 101

FGCU’s resort and hospitality program fuels a multibilliondollar industry

Sheri Brezina had another good year. More...

Disasters, political unrest deflate Floridians’ confidence

Consumer confidence among Floridians dropped four points in March to 72 as many economic indicators for Florida continue to show signs of weakness, according to a University of Florida survey.  “There has been a lot of news in March for co More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Fear of a wilting dollar warranted

As the dollar continues to fall, the front and center discussion in international economics is whether the U.S. will lose its status as the world’s reserve currency.  The U.S. More...

Real Estate News

Exploring design

PROMINENT ARCHITECTS DISCUSS TRENDS AND TECHNIQUES

Florida Southwest Chapter of the American Institute of Architects will host its annual Lecture Series in Architecture three Thursday evenings this spring.  Nationally renowned architects will present their thoughts and their work. More...

Lakeview approaches maximum occupancy

Lakeview, a neighborhood of 80 lakefront single-family villa homes in Verandah, is nearly sold out. More...

Lot/home package offered in Shadow Wood Preserve

Southern Bay Homes is offering a lot/luxury home package in Shadow Wood Preserve.  More...