September 19, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

Stevie Nicks set to cast her spell at Germain Arena

When Stevie Nicks decided to record her first solo album in 10 years, she called her old pal, Eurythmics veteran Dave Stewart.  More...

TULL RETURNS

The phone rings.  A young officemate answers.  “It’s an Ian Anderson on the line for you,” she calls out.  Ah, youth.  She did not, could not know, that it’s not just any Ian Anderson, but THE Ian Anderson More...

BEACH READING

‘Hello Goodbye Hello: A Circle of 101 Remarkable Meetings’

REVIEWED BY LARRY COX   More...

Old wheels steer profits for charities, turn tax benefits toward donors

It was an old hippie thing parked in John Porta’s backyard — a 1966 Volkswagen Beetle that could still start, like the car in Woody Allen’s old movie, “Sleeper,” which our hero finds in a cave 200 years later and drives More...

Business News

Whitefly infestation

ON A RECENT DAY, RICK PLANNED TO treat more than 50 trees on a Sanibel Island property for rugose spiraling whiteflies. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Research examines potential consequences of low or rising bond rates

There is a common misperception among investors that bond investments, particularly U.S. Treasury bonds, are a safe haven. Actually, bond investing entails many significant risks. More...

IBERIABANK to give $1 million to homebuyers

IBERIABANK has launched the Subsidy Program, a grant program that will fund $1 million in downpayment or closing cost assistance to qualified clients over the next three years.  More...

Real Estate News

Association graduates a new crop of leaders

The Realtor Association of Greater Fort Myers and the Beach announces that the following members have graduated from the The Realtor Association of Greater Fort Myers and the Beach’s Leadership Academy, Class of 2012:  • Jessica Brigg More...

Anguilla neighborhood in Sandoval nears sell-out

Anguilla, a single-family home neighborhood by Pulte Homes in Sandoval, is more than 90 percent sold, according to Taylor Morrison, developer of the master-planned community in Cape Coral.  More...

Legislator to discuss ways to make government work better

What can the Florida Legislature do to support business growth and real estate markets in Southwest Florida? Should Lee County government be restructured with an expanded board of commissioners? More...