October 30, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

BLANCO on BLANCO

Inaugural poet Richard Blanco, keynote speaker at the 2013 Sanibel Island Writers Conference

WHAT A DIFFERENCE A POEM MAKES. When President Barack Obama commissioned Richard Blanco to write a poem for the second inauguration earlier this year, Mr. More...

Conductors compete to head Southwest Florida Symphony

The Southwest Florida Symphony welcomes the first of its five conductor candidates to lead the Symphony in a performance of Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 on Saturday, Nov. 16. The concert takes place at the Barbara B. More...

‘The Historic Kentucky Kitchen’

BEACH READING

By Deirdre A. Scaggs and Andrew W. McGraw (University Press of Kentucky, $29.95)   More...

All dolled up

American Girl Fashion Show will benefit children’s hospital

Young girls (and their mothers and grandmothers) who cherish American Girl dolls can see the objects of their affections (and collections) come to life at Southwest Florida’s inaugural American Girl Fashion Show. More...

Business News

Flood insurance

SURGES IN PRICE

FLORIDIANS HAVE ALREADY PAID $16.1 BILLION into the National Flood Insurance Program, more than four times what they’ve gotten back in claim reimbursements.  More...

Wall Street expressions and buzz words

MONEY & INVESTING

If you want to “make a ton of money” in investing, it’s best you learn the meaning of various expressions and buzzwords unique to the investment industry.  More...

Five finalists in the running for 2013 Blue Chip award

SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY   Five intrepid entrepreneurs have been named finalists in the 19th annual Southwest Florida Blue Chip Community Business Award program that honors business owners who find innovative ways to overcome adversity.  More...

Real Estate News

House haunting

Five perfect properties for intrepid buyers

It’s the season of ghosts, goblins and witches — a time when we celebrate the things that go bump in the night. More...

Royal Palm Yacht Club becomes Marina at Edison Ford

A Fort Myers institution has received a second chance as a group of investors have purchased and plan to renovate the former Royal Palm Yacht Club building. More...

Save the date for SWFL Real Estate Outlook Conference

The Southwest Florida CCIM District will host the 14th annual Southwest Florida Real Estate Outlook Conference from 7:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at the Harborside Event Center, 1375 Monroe Street. More...