July 27, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

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15 BOOKS AND FILMSTO ENJOY INDOORS TO HELP BEAT THE HEAT

WHOEVER SAID THE WORLD WAS GOING TO HELL IN A handbasket wasn’t kidding, judging by the current temperatures and humidity. It’s been so hot lately, you can almost feel the flames licking at your heels. But don’t despair. More...

Tattoo-inspired work focus of HOWL show

HOWL Gallery/Tattoo presents a new exhibit by co-owner Andy Howl, featuring original tattoo-inspired fine art pieces. The new mixed-media artwork includes themes used in tattoos that Mr. Howl does on a daily basis. More...

‘The Essential Sopranos Reader’

Edited by David Lavery, Douglas L. Howard and Paul Levinson (University Press of Kentucky, $60)

“The Sopranos” premiered in January 1999 on HBO, and during its six seasons captured an astonishing 21 Emmys and five Golden Globes. More...

Mosquito fighters battle bugs amid regulations

We have seen the enemy and he is not us. More...

Business News

Growing, growing

Businesses expand amid slowdown

Yes, Larry Norris is well aware that we have been hit with the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. More...

Consumers keep spending on pets

Despite the economic downturn, Americans have not cut back on spending on Fluffy and Fido. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Prepare for meetings with your investment adviser

Envision this: you are going to have an annual meeting with your sole adviser. More...

Real Estate News

Fly, Pelican

Home sales rise at Pelican Preserve

WCI Communities has announced 55 homes sold at Pelican Preserve since reintroduction of new home sales in July 2010.  Nearing 50 percent completion, the 55 and up lifestyle community in Fort Myers is planned with a total of 2,500 residences.&nbs More...

BIA hosts Market Trends Regional Forecast

The Lee Building Industry Association will host the Lee BIA Market Trends Regional Forecast, a feature presentation on the Southwest Florida real estate market. More...