October 26, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

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THE WRITE STUFF

SANIBEL ISLAND WRITERS CONFERENCE KEYNOTE SPEAKER IS JOHN SAYLES

JOHN SAYLES HAS ALWAYS DONE THINGS HIS OWN WAY.  So it’s not surprising that in a world of shortened attention spans, abbreviated text messaging and no-longer-than-140- character Tweets, he’s written a 955-page novel.  More...

Renaissance Academy watches, studies foreign films

The FGCU Renaissance Academy series will present award-winning foreign films from China, the Czech Republic, Brazil, France, the UK, Canada and Italy. More...

Kevin Canty’s prose: Beauty out of chaos

“Death was waiting for all of them. More...

Thanks for the memories, John Wayne Gacy

DONNIE RUSH FALKNOR’S VOICE IS A GORGEOUS REMINIScence, a forgotten record album pulled from a dusty shelf. He looked dapper, singing an old country lament at the Elks Lodge in Cape Coral, in an empty-looking banquet hall last summer. More...

Business News

Local bankers woo the fee-weary

SWFL financial institutions welcome disgruntled customers

WHILE BIG FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS ROLL out new monthly fees for standard debit card service, regional and smaller banks in Southwest Florida say they will not follow suit. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Internet advice and glossy brochures can steer you wrong

The Internet has changed the way we go about our daily living, our business, our social connecting, communicating and education.  It has also changed how we go about post–academic learning. Have a question? Want an answer? More...

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

¦ RE/MAX Realty Group Commercial Division reported these recent transactions:  More...

Real Estate News

What $250,000 can buy along SWFL’s Gulf Coast

BONITA SPRINGS   In the Bonita Springs gated community of Hunters Ridge, this second-floor coach home has golf course and lake views and is located diagonally across from the community pool. More...

Local students win big at ASID design competition

Students at the Institute of Interior Design at Southwest Florida College in Bonita Springs won all but one award at the 2011 ASID Design Excellence Awards, Student Design Competition.  More...