July 6, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

Films about art

[that are art themselves]

FILMS ABOUT ART ARE QUIRKY LITTLE THINGS. More...

Philharmonic names new CEO

Kathleen van Bergen will succeed Myra Janco Daniels

The board of director of the Philharmonic Center for the Arts has named Kathleen van Bergen to succeed Myra Janco Daniels as CEO of Southwest Florida’s largest arts organization.  More...

‘Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children’

By Ransom Riggs (Quirk Books, $17.99)

Growing up, Jacob loved to listen to the stories his grandfather told of his own youth. More...

Florida Weekly sweeps state newspaper awards

Named top in the state for second year running

For the second consecutive year, Florida Weekly has been named the most outstanding weekly newspaper in the state, racking up 24 journalism awards at the annual Florida Press Association convention in St. Petersburg last week. More...

Business News

How to avoid an investment scam

Tips for protecting your financial assets

BRIAN PRESLEY LIKENS THE SELECTION OF someone to manage your finances and your investments to that of selecting a partner for marriage.  Mr. More...

UF report: Consumer confidence falls again

Consumer confidence among Floridians declined for the fourth time in five months — falling to 66 in June — as the U.S. economy continues to sputter, according to a new University of Florida survey.  More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Diversification versus investment betting

Most people want to make a lot of money in their investing.  For the average person, how they handle their investing is absolutely critical to their ability to retire and stay retired. More...

Real Estate News

Miromar Design Center seminar offers ‘tricks of the design trade’

Working with a designer can save you money by eliminating decorating mistakes, increasing creative thinking about your project and using resources wisely. Melissa G. More...

Lee County: 1 million people by 2035

More than 1 million people are projected to be living in Lee County within 25 years, according to a study released Monday by the University of Florida.  That revelation comes even though the statistics show that the state’s population grow More...

National Development partners with Centerpointe

National Development of America, a Fort Myers-based development firm, has formed an alliance with Centerpointe Regional Housing Development LLC to work jointly on affordable housing neighborhoods in the Southeast.  More...