December 7, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

SCULPTING SOUND

Ringling visitors see and hear Swiss artist Zimoun’s creations

IF YOU COULD VISUALIZE SOUND, THIS is what it might look like: Zimoun’s kinetic sculptures that writhe and rattle and vibrate and quiver.  The Swiss artist puts common industrial items — wire, motors, cotton, cardboard boxes — More...

‘Santaland Diaries’ becoming a Florida Rep tradition

David Sedaris’ snarky holiday comedy, “The Santaland Diaries,” is back for a third season of yuletide mischief, running Dec. 14 - 31 in Florida Rep’s 90-seat Studio Theatre.  More...

THEATER REVIEW

Sweet, not sappy: ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ inspires, delights

Life rarely turns out the way you think it will.  Even if we live in our desired locale, marry the one we love and work at our dream job, life has a sadistic way of pitching curve balls when we least expect it.  More...

Historic hot spot set to make a come back

An old Anderson Avenue address is still printed inside the front entranceway of McCollum Hall, even though it’s been Martin Luther King Jr. More...

Business News

Executives unwind

BY DAY, SOME SOUTHWEST FLORIDA BUSIness executives and professionals may present a guise similar to Clark Kent or Diana Prince. Mild-mannered, suited up and taking on the corporate and nonprofit world. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Getting a grip on the Euro crisis

The average citizen is easily confused by recent news of a multi-country plan to provide more liquidity to international banks, particularly to European banks struggling to stay solvent. More...

Lobbyists are big winners in South Florida gambling debate

The only winners so far in the effort to allow luxury resort casinos in South Florida, which has widespread implications for every form of gambling in the state, are lobbyists.  More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

18621 Verona Lago Drive, Miromar Lakes

Waterfront views of more than 700 acres of freshwater lakes are the hallmark of this estate home designed for the ultimate in outdoor living in the Verona Lago neighborhood at the award-winning Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club.  More...

UF survey: Florida real estate market slips once again

Florida real estate experts and investors were pessimistic for a second consecutive quarter, despite encouraging signs in the rise of occupancy rates and prices in the rental apartment market, a new University of Florida survey finds.  More...