July 17, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

Ponce — the pitchman

Book explores adventurer’s mythic persona

SOMEHOW, SOMEWAY, IT’S ALL THERE IN one slim volume: Florida’s spring-fed myths and fables, history and geology, hucksterism and development, vintage photos and posters, loving and baleful looks at the past and worrisome glances into the future. More...

Take a Nude Home from the Alliance for the Arts

The Alliance for the Arts will host its fall fundraising event, “Take a Nude Home,” an art auction and party, on Saturday, Sept. 21. More...

‘Crime of Privilege’

BEACH READING

By Walter Walker (Ballantine Books, $26)   “Don’t we pay for all the things we do?” wrote Hemingway. More...

Floridians face same-sex marriage conundrums

If equal rights were a Florida fire, once upon a time that fire was so distant for marriage-minded members of the same sex that they couldn’t even see the smoke.  Now, at least, they can, although they continue to struggle with a complicat More...

Business News

E-mail etiquette

The ins and outs of electronic communication

JOHN WRIGHT HAS MADE HIS PEACE with smiley faces. Granted, they may add volume to his e-mail, but when someone replies with one of those eyeballed parenthesis, he knows they got the message. And to him, that’s now businessacceptable.  More...

Will we see high drama in bonds?

MONEY & INVESTING

One factor that makes TV soap operas so fascinating to millions of dedicated viewers is the consistent level of unpredictable drama played out by so many of the TV series’ stars. More...

Real Estate News

Miromar Lakes launches Navona

Construction is scheduled to begin this month on Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club’s Navona on the Peninsula, a new neighborhood of waterfront single family villa homes.  More...

Neal Communities celebrates 9,000th home milestone

Lakewood Ranch-based, new home builder Neal Communities is celebrating building 9,000 homes over a 40-year history in Southwest Florida.  “The milestones are coming more frequently, as we celebrate not only this 9,000th home, but also a re More...

Moody River Estates set to open with three furnished models

The grand opening of D.R. Horton’s Moody River Estates is expected at the end of July. The community is located in North Fort Myers on Hancock Bridge Parkway one mile west of U.S. 41. More...