April 7, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Prosperity/PGA construction delays expected to last through May

The mast arms are up and some of the curbs are in place.  Could it be that eight months of construction at the intersection of PGA Boulevard and Prosperity Farms Road is nearing its end?  Well, not quite.  More...

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Business News

Do your homework before buying a condo

“Just buy a condo. Why would you buy a house with all those responsibilities? You’re only down here for three months.”  More...

Form at odds with function in popular designs

KOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING

Should a chair be a “conversation piece” or be comfortable? Twentiethcentury designers’ chairs can be either, but they’re rarely both. A chair that looks like a huge cupped hand is hard to ignore or forget. More...

End of an ERA

Robb & Stucky stores in liquidation

The old Robb & Stucky company building on Hendry Street in downtown Fort Myers bears the name fashioned into its brick façade — though the firm went on to greater success, and hasn’t owned the downtown building for decades.  More...

JCC group visits “spiritual” Cuban Jewish community

They were a group with a mission.  About 30 members of the local Jewish community headed to Cuba to meet with members of that island nation’s dwindling community.  More...

Fundraiser yard sale offers gently used rods and reels

The West Palm Beach Fishing Club is going to be a real ‘Hot Spot’ for area anglers and boaters on April 9, when the club hosts its annual oneday yard sale with the angler in mind. The event will take place from 7 a.m. More...

Real Estate News

GLADES RESPITE

Luxury motor coach community offers amenities

IN THE HISTORIC TOWN OF EVERGLADES City sits Everglades Isle, a luxury motor coach retreat. Here, the river meets the gulf, providing easy access to some of the world’s finest fishing. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

GOD of carnage

TONY-WINNING PLAY OPENS AT CALDWELL THEATRE ON APRIL 13

IN AN UPSCALE BROWNSTONE IN Brooklyn, two couples meet over cake and coffee to discuss calmly how to handle a violent playground incident between their 11-year-old sons. More...

Kravis draws on old, new for Broadway series

The Kravis Center’s 2011-2010 Kravis on Broadway series offers something old, something new and some new takes on some musical chestnuts.  “The Addams Family” — Nov. More...

Seminar offers a look at artful side of design

Learn how to spotlight the artful side of interior design.  Artist Hugh O’Neill, who is an instructor at the Lighthouse ArtCenter, and Blaine Riedel, owner of Partners on Design fine art gallery and interior design studio, will offer a dis More...