February 29, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

Vintner dinner hosted by Larry and Kathy Courtnage

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Chef Vintner dinner hosted by Joe and JoAnn Catti

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On the eve of The Honda Classic, Jack Nicklaus talks about golf, his charities and life in northern Palm Beach County

The Honda Classic turns 40 this year.  And Jack Nicklaus, who turned 71 in January, is maturing along with the Classic, which has its origins in Jackie Gleason’s Inverrary Classic.  More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Superheroes turn up at Bonita’s Center for the Arts

SUPERMAN MIGHT HAVE BEEN BORN ON the planet Krypton, but if you ask Susan Bridges, he was created out of desperation and hope. More...

Peg Goldberg Longstreth

Jan. 16, 1939 – Feb. 17, 2012

Peg Goldberg Longstreth had a passion for music and art and wrote about them both with a keen eye.  She had strong opinions, both on and off the page.  A classically trained pianist, she knew what to listen for when reviewing concerts. More...

‘The End of Money: Counterfeiters, Preachers, Techies, Dreamers and the Coming Cashless Society’

by David Wolman (Da Capo, $25)

Our society has come a long way since Marco Polo became intrigued by the paper notes he saw circulating in China more than 700 years ago.  More...

Edison’s Patricia Land leads with heart

Dr. Patricia Land flashes a 100-watt smile as she looks at a group of students clad in white uniforms.  They seem fidgety and nervous at first until Dr. Land enters the room. Then a collective sigh can be heard. More...

SWFL WINE & FOOD FEST 2012

SWFL Wine and Food Fest Grand Tasting and Auction at Miromar Lakes Beach and Golf Club
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Chef Vintner Dinner at the home of Luis Insignares and Dwayne Bergman

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Chef Vintner dinner hosted by Sandy Stilwell and Nancy and Jim Humphrey

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Business News

Governing grouper grabs

Fishermen say new state regs favor northern counties

A change in the recreational gag grouper fishing season — for a second consecutive year — could impact business this winter for local charter captains, already paying higher fuel costs to shuttle eager anglers.  More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Gold is melting up

“Melting up” is new market jargon for a market strongly moving upward and gold has certainly been doing that since Dec. 29 intraday low of $1,523 an ounce. As of the Feb. More...

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

Lee & Associates reported these recent transactions   ¦ Richard Slagle purchased a 0.17 acre parcel at 917 SE 13th Avenue, Cape Coral from MB REO-FL Industrial LLC for $150,000. More...

Real Estate News

What $350,000 can buy in SWFL

9173 SPANISH MOSS WAY, BONITA SPRINGS   More...

Designer will share her secrets to sweet dreams at free seminar

The master bedroom in every home should be an owner’s retreat, a place for escape from the kids and the stress of the workday. For couples, the space should be inviting and cozy, with a hint of romance.   More...

Luxury Home Solutions sports new headquarters, new hires, new outlook

Partners Chris and Joni Hall and Norm Bloxham of Luxury Home Solutions have announced a move and major expansion of their custom home building, design and remodeling, home repair and maintenance company.  More...