June 29, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

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READING A BOOK BY ITS COVER

Blogger rewrites titles to tell the whole story

EVELYN WOOD MAY HAVE INVENTED a nifty system of speed reading — better known in many circles as skimming — and CliffsNotes reduces books to their basic plot for students too lazy or too busy partying to read.  But Dan Wilbur has them More...

SBDAC show conjures Key West attitude

“Island Time,” an exhibit of artwork from the Florida Keys, will open at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center at 6 p.m. Friday, July 1. The exhibit will feature four artists from the Key Largo Art Gallery. More...

‘The Murder of the Century: The Gilded Age Crime That Scandalized a City and Sparked the Tabloid Wars’

By Paul Collins (Crown, $26)

It isn’t easy to blow the dust off a century-old murder and keep it as exciting, engaging and relevant as when the crime first occurred. More...

Independence Day festivities span holiday weekend

Fourth of July activities abound during the long holiday weekend throughout Southwest Florida. Friday, July 1 ¦ Fireworks Show - The Miracle presents a fireworks show at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers after its 7 p.m. games tonight and Sunday. More...

Business News

Digital Beauty

Local team takes industry online

RICK BISSONETTE’S MOTHER NATALIE GREETED me when I walked into Bisous, his salon in Punta Gorda. He was doing Anna Hess’ hair, and in the process of adding color. After a while he came over and I told him I was watching him work. More...

Index shows recovery is for the affluent

The road to economic recovery has been a vastly different trek for American households earning less than $50,000 per year than it has been for more affluent consumers, according to two years’ worth of data from the Consumer Reports Index.  More...

Your partner’s attitudes shape future generations

It is critical to be able to talk about money in any relationship and certainly in marriage or one which might turn out to be a marriage. More...

Real Estate News

Stock Development posts strong sales in Naples, Fort Myers communities

The latest sales report from Stock Development shows surging new home sales at Lely Resort, Black Bear Ridge, and Secoya Reserve in Naples and at Paseo in Fort Myers. More...

‘Latin boom’ could help home sales

A report prepared by the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals shows that minorities and immigrants are expected to drive demand for condominiums, smaller starter homes and first trade-up homes for the next 15 years. More...

Hodges U. hosts workshop on Fair Housing Act

Wesley Aleshire, CEO of Inspiration Through Education, will dicuss recent changes to the Fair Housing Act and during a presentation from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, June 30, at Hodges University-Naples.  More...