February 22, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

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Seeing red

Tomato prices plummet after bumper crop

EXPECT TO PAY LESS FOR A LOCALLY grown tomato in the coming weeks. Bumper crops in Florida and in Mexico — America’s two major winter producers — are pushing down prices at area supermarkets and farm stands. More...

Hispanic chamber reaches out with festival

The Southwest Florida’s Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Univision Southwest Florida will host the Viva Cape Coral! festival from 5-10 p.m. Saturday, May 5, on 47th Terrace between 10th Place and Coronado Parkway. More...

Create a plan to handle another equity crisis

MONEY & INVESTING

The average investor has no plan to address another financial crisis. That non-plan is a great plan as long as you are certain there will not be another equity crisis during the years in which you are retired or saving/investing for retirement. More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

11000 Via Tuscany Lane Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club

A private boathouse and panoramic water views distinguish this second-floor residence on the peninsula of Ravenna at Miromar Lakes. More...

Pelican Preserve’s model row showcases five floorplans

Visitors to the fully furnished homes in Pelican Preserve’s new model row will get a true sense of the active lifestyle and versatile floorplans WCI Communities has created at its 55-and-better community in Fort Myers. More...

Trip of a lifetime to Cuba on auction block

Look out, Hugh Heffner. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

The logistics of ‘Brigadoon’

Broadway Palm tours a rarely staged classic

FOR A MYSTICAL SCOTTISH VILLAGE THAT, according to legend, appears only once every 100 years, Brigadoon’s been popping up a lot lately. More...

Concert to feature Brubeck tribute to Ansel Adams

The Gulf Coast Symphony presents a moving patriotic concert, “AMERICA!” at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall. The concert will feature the southeastern U.S. More...

‘The Fault in Our Stars’

by John Green (Dutton Juvenile, $17.99)

Hazel and Augustus are teens struggling, as all teens do, with the meaning of life and love. More...