July 13, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

THE YELLOW BOOK

{THAT’S NOT REALLY A BOOK}

WHAT’S THE BOOK EVERYONE USES BUT NO ONE READS?  The phone book.  Ammon Shea calls it a “non-book book.”  He has a passion for reading books that lack narratives — atlases, almanacs, catalogs, etc. More...

The summer is for stories

Florida Weekly’s writing challenge returns

Here at Florida Weekly we enjoy telling stories. We love to find people and situations that speak to us. When we write, we strive to capture the essence of life in Southwest Florida as honestly as we know how.  More...

‘Raoul Walsh: The True Adventures of Hollywood’s Legendary Director’

By Marilyn Ann Moss (The University Press of Kentucky, $40)

Marilyn Ann Moss, a film scholar and former critic for The Hollywood Reporter, was watching “White Heat” on television one afternoon. She was mesmerized by its fast pace. More...

Corey Kent inspires community, fellow veterans

War veteran Corey Kent flew home on a hot, humid Saturday. An escort of Army veterans led the stretch limo from the airport that carried him back home to Cape Coral. Hundreds packed an open-air bar in celebration of his heroism.  More...

Business News

Big box bids for boat biz

FOR THE BOATER, SERVICE HAS NEVER BEEN BETTER. AND never been as good.  Competition is the engine driving that reality.  More...

Lubner Group has designs on hospitality industry

Guided by Dan Lubner, principal and CEO, a team of seasoned design professionals has formed the Lubner Group to provide interior design and renovation services in the hospitality industry.  More...

MONEY & INVESTING

U.S. economy between a rock and a hard place

Greece was in the center stage for the past several weeks. But after passage of the famed Greek “austerity plan” all eyes turned back to the U.S. More...

Real Estate News

Premier Sotheby’s tops $1 billion in sales so far in 2011

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty sold more than $1 billion of real estate in Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Sarasota and Manatee counties in the first half of 2011, according to  Terradatum, a third party research firm, analyzes data in th More...

Cape condos back on market

Tarpon Landings priced to move

Tarpon Landings, a waterfront highrise condominium neighborhood located within the gated, resort-style community of Tarpon Point in southwest Cape Coral, has reopened for sales with prices starting from $300,000. More...

Regional real estate boards join forces

The two largest boards of Realtors in Southwest Florida, the Realtors Association of Greater Fort Myers and the Beach and the Naples Area Board of Realtors, have formed a partnership.  More...