June 18, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

In the story of stripper Gypsy Rose Lee, MAMA ROSE is the real star

MAMA ROSE WAS THE ULTImate stage mom: She’d stop at nothing until her kid made it in show business.  More...

Connecting with ‘The Voice’ winner Josh Kaufman

You have probably heard the expression “six degrees of separation.” The concept is that everyone on the planet is connected through six or fewer relationships. More...

Desperately seeking a summer hairstyle (pigtails don’t count)

THE DIVA DIARIES

Looking hot (as in haute) and staying cool (as in not passing out from the heat) is becoming an ever-increasing struggle, not only for me, but clearly for my fellow socialites traversing soirees and events in this wretched heat and humidity.  More...

Area chefs give watermelon a juicy role in cuisine

cuisine@floridaweekly.com Watermelon isn’t just for picnics anymore. The quintessential summer fruit is now available most of the year and in an easy-to-eat seedless form. More...

Researchers patent potential treatment for dengue fever, work on vaccine

As the rainy season approaches in Southwest Florida, it’s only a matter of time before mosquitoes follow. More...

Business News

The workforce returns

Cautious optimism follows big reduction in jobless claims

From east to west, signs of the onceupon a-time great recession of 2007, which produced devastating effects for years after the federal government declared it officially ended in 2009, have faded significantly from the regional picture.  More...

Take the time to make a lasting impression with your estate

MONEY & INVESTING

In the world of finance, there is nothing that needs greater specialization or tailoring to an individual’s specific situation than an estate plan.  More...

WCI Communities jumps to No. 74 on Builder magazine’s Top 100

WCI Communities, the Bonita Springs-based lifestyle community developer and luxury homebuilder, has been named to the No. 74 spot on the Builder Top 100 listing, published annually by Builder magazine. More...

Real Estate News

On the hunt for a beach vacation abode

THE CLOSE: An occasional series about the process of finding the right home

WHEN WISCONSIN NATIVES MIKE AND GINA Ubersox decided to buy a vacation home, they knew exactly where to look. Mike, 45, grew up visiting his grandparents on Fort Myers Beach. More...

Neal Signature Homes unveils new model at The Concession

Neal Signature Homes’ newest model, The Dominica II, is located at The Concession, an exclusive, gated golf-course community located between Sarasota and Manatee counties.  More...

WCI offers fully furnished golf villa home at Porto Romano

WCI Communities has recently completed construction of the Cypress Point fully furnished home located in WCI’s Porto Romano neighborhood at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club. More...