August 15, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

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Album cover discoveries

New Yorker follows clues to learn locations

WHEN IT COMES TO REAL ESTATE, THE SAYING goes, the three most important things are: location, location, location.  For commercial real estate agent Bob Egan in New York, the adage holds true for his hobby as well: He tracks down where the covers More...

‘Art Walks the Runway’ at The Davis

The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center presents “Art Walks the Runway: A Weekend of Fashion” on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 7-8. More...

BEACH READING

‘I Brake for Yard Sales’

Lara Spencer, former host of “Antiques Roadshow,” tells readers how she regularly scours local flea markets, estate sales and thrift shops, and transforms her secondhand finds into first-class design elements and conversation pieces.  More...

Shrimpers decry uneven implementation of turtle-saving device

Wild-caught shrimp harvested from the gulf by men and women who live in Charlotte, Lee and Collier counties is de rigueur for any true aficionado of fresh, local cuisine.  Often, it’s not cheap — current prices for consumers range fr More...

Business News

in someone else’s SHOES

Vincent van Gogh painted “A Pair of Shoes” in 1886. It hangs in The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. More...

Measuring candidates with an economic yardstick

MONEY & INVESTING

The study of economics in college or graduate school is generally not laced with political discussion. However, most postacademic economic discussions are fully woven with political rhetoric. More...

Builders provide services to man in need

Thomas Wignall had been without working water for more than two weeks due to issues with his well system and recent heavy rains. As a result, Mr. Wignall, age 63, had to bathe at a neighbor’s home. More...

Real Estate News

Have a seat at free seminars devoted to the dining room

Miromar Design Center’s “Best of the Best in Dining Room Furniture” event takes place through August. More...

House Hunting:

LENNAR’S HAWTHORNE MODEL IN ARLINGTON OAKS

Lennar Homes’ Hawthorne model in Arlington Oaks at Verandah is a decorator model that features three bedrooms, 2½ baths and a three-car garage and a huge 578 square foot enclosed lanai. More...