February 12, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

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The interesting MEG WOLITZER

Best-selling novelist of ‘The Interestings’ set for Lifelong Learning appearance

Talent is a tricky thing.  “I realized that … a lot of it is about luck,” says best-selling novelist Meg Wolitzer. “Are you born into the right place? Do you have people who will encourage you? More...

Meg Wolitzer’s advice for writers

“Work all the time,” Meg Wolitzer advises writers and would-be writers. “That would be the most important thing. I think something happens, one day, that didn’t happen the day before, when you are working. More...

Newer methods and materials reduce toxic risks for artists and environment

Warning: Art may be hazardous to your health.  An extreme message, but one that artists have been grappling with since not long after the first cave-decorating Caravaggios tried to clean their paintbrushes with distilled pine-tree resin.  More...

Florida population growth returns to form

After growth screeched to a halt during the recession, people are moving back to Florida. Researchers project 192,091 new faces will arrive in Lee, Collier and Charlotte counties over the next seven years. More...

Business News

Hot properties

Rental market sizzles in the wake of a harsh winter

Seasonal and annual rentals are so hard to come by in some areas of Southwest Florida, agents don’t bother to work on Saturdays. More...

Relationships and money

MONEY & INVESTING

Money is obviously an integral part of daily living. We’re occupied with its accumulation, safeguarding, investing and spending. More...

FineMark kicks off giving to Berne’s Challenge

FineMark National Bank & Trust has pledged to contribute $25,000 towards Berne’s Challenge for The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center. More...

Real Estate News

Romantic properties on the market

What if you could spend Valentine’s Day with the love of your life in one of the most romantic and beautiful homes in the world? Here are two presented by www.TopTenRealEstateDeals.com.  King Edward’s love nest   More...

Mediterra makes way for new, large homes

Thirty new homes are currently under construction in Mediterra, the 1,700- acre gated community off Livingston Road in North Naples. Twenty-five of the new homes under construction are customer builds, while five are models.  More...

Designer duo to demonstrate how to make a splash with color

Spice things up this Valentine’s Day and spend it with the gurus of pattern and color. If you want your home to be fun, functional and fabulous, Madcap Cottage designers John Loecke and Jason Oliver Nixon will show you how to do it. More...