August 17, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

HANDS UP

FOR LISA CONGDON’S COLLECTION OF COLLECTIONS

THE DISEMBODIED HANDS RANGE IN COLOR from albino white to pink and beige to a warm mocha brown. Some grasp baby bottles, while others are curled into defiant fists. More...

Galletti uses canvas to paint the soul

Local artist Lia Galletti will display her collection “Reflections On Canvas” at the Alliance for the Arts Sept. 9 through Oct. 1. Art enthusiasts are invited to the opening reception from 5-7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9.  More...

‘The Language of Flowers’

By Vanessa Diffenbaugh (Ballantine Books, $25)

Special to Florida Weekly   More...

Wetland mitigation methods may not protect enough

Southwest Florida generally gets high marks for its efforts to protect its wetlands, but a recently completed study indicates that the long-term outlook might not be as favorable as we have been led to believe.  More...

Business News

Execs share story of WCI’s survival

WCI Communities President and CEO David Fry and Chief Financial Officer Russell Devendorf recently shared the story of the company’s survival with 32 students at Florida Gulf Coast University.  More...

SWFL College student learn to be ‘Total Package’

Local business and education leaders from Southwest Florida will be on hand for a new learning and coaching event for students of Southwest Florida College in Fort Myers and Bonita Springs. More...

Real Estate News

Taking it slow and easy

Long-term rentals a resilient niche

You know you want to — you want to take “the long-term vacation” just once in a lifetime, or for the rest of your life, defining yourself as a true independent.  More...

ID thieves can hide in online job offers

Looking for a job? You’re not alone. With unemployment at a soaring rate of 9.2 percent according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, many job hunters are turning to online job boards to post their resume and search for work. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Volatility by the numbers

Of particular importance last week to the investor with a traditional bond/ equity buy and hold portfolio was the volatility in the U.S. equity market. More...