March 7, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

Seeing Red

Florida Rep brings Mark Rothko and his paintings to the stage

THOSE WHO WORK IN THEATER WILL TELL YOU: Each play they produce contains its own set of challenges. More...

Meet and dine with top authors

The Evening with the Authors, where people can enjoy meeting, talking one-on-one and dining with their favorite best-selling authors, takes place at 6 p.m. Friday, March 16, at the Helm Club at the Landings in Fort Myers. More...

‘The Expats’

by Chris Pavone (Crown Publishers, $26)

Kate Moore’s life in Washington, D.C., might appear normal, but she is hiding a secret life working as an analyst and former operative for the CIA. More...

Beyond walls and rooftops: Local architecture makes state’s ‘best’ list

Architect David Corban has been feeling rather humbled lately, as the Naples home he built and lives in has landed on the same Top-100 list as the Sanibel guest home that inspired him as a child.  More...

Business News

They’re back!

Tourism shows uptick after several lackluster years

AFTER A FEW LACKLUSTER YEARS, TOURists are returning to Southwest Florida, where they’re spending more money, staying longer and overall contributing to the recovery of one of the area’s largest industries.  More...

MONEY & INVESTING

S&P marks three-year bull run

This week marks an equity market three-year anniversary; it has been three years since the bear decline of 2008-2009 ended and an equity market and economic recovery began.  More...

USDA offers $4.4 million in grants for specialty crops

Approximately $4.4 million from the U.S. More...

Real Estate News

BIA Parade of Homes names winners

The Lee Building Industry Association’s 2012 Parade of Homes offered residents and visitors the opportunity to view 42 decorated model homes throughout the area — open all at once. More...

Adams Homes celebrates with Realtors

Adams Homes held a Realtor appreciation party at both its Cape Coral locations. Between 50 and 100 Realtors showed up at the two models. Wine, cheese and chocolate were served along with shrimp cocktails as prizes were distributed. More...