July 20, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

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Offbeat thank- you notes keep author true to herself

eah Dieterich writes thank- you notes. Not the flowers and rainbows with curlicue script Hallmark kind. And not the obligatory “Dear Aunt Mildred, thanks for the birthday gift” kind, either. Ms. More...

The Franklin Shops to exhibit local fine arts photographer

Naples fine art photographer Vincent Valle will display his recent work for at The Franklin Shops on First Street in Fort Myers throughout August. The exhibit will launch with a showing at the next ArtWalk from 6 – 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. More...

‘Red on Red’

By Edward Conlon (Spiegel & Grau, $26)

NYPD Detective Nick Meehan, feeling the effects of a busted marriage and mid-career burnout, is yearning for a change when he accepts a special assignment from Internal Affairs to investigate Detective Esposito, a suspected corrupt cop and Meehan&rsq More...

Get outside and get active

Lee County lifts fees for Park and Recreation Month

Get outside and enjoy a weekend of free fun on July 30 and 31. Parking and admission fees will be waved at Lee County parks, boat ramps and pools the last weekend of July in honor of National Park and Recreation month.  More...

Business News

Five, alive

Hitting a milestone despite tough times

BUSINESSES THAT TURN FIVE YEARS OLD, A nice milestone, can feel proud about a solid accomplishment that signals making it over a certain hump. But those that celebrate that birthday this year also passed an especially rigorous test. More...

Nine graduate Southwest Florida MicroEnterprise project

While area residents continue to struggle with a double-digit unemployment rate, nine Southwest Floridians, recent graduates of the Southwest Florida MicroEnterprise project, are set to become their own bosses.  The Southwest Florida MicroEnterp More...

MONEY & INVESTING

A broad look at our economic situation

The U.S. is two years and some four months into recovery if March 2009 is considered a low for the economy.  So, with an economic broad brush, how does the U.S. look?  More...

Real Estate News

Boost your business and become a star

Opportunities abound at Florida Realtors convention

The latest gadgets, motivational advice from top trainers and a chance to network with other real estate professionals: That’s what the Florida Realtors 2011 Convention & Trade Expo has to offer — opportunities to learn new best pract More...

Experts address development options

Market intelligence and innovation come together in an educational program designed specifically to address solutions and strategies for residential development and commercial real estate in Southwest Florida. More...

Looking up:

Construction company continues to defy the odds in a brutal economy

Boyette & Miller Construction and Development Inc. More...