August 16, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

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in someone else’s SHOES

Vincent van Gogh painted “A Pair of Shoes” in 1886. It hangs in The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. More...

Standing up to discount pressure

Though the economy has experienced a slight uptick since the harried days deep in the recession, many businesses, big and small, are still operating in penny-pinching mode. The pressure to do more with less has not subsided. More...

Measuring candidates with an economic yardstick

MONEY & INVESTING

The study of economics in college or graduate school is generally not laced with political discussion. However, most postacademic economic discussions are fully woven with political rhetoric. More...

Shrimpers decry uneven implementation of turtle-saving device

Wild-caught shrimp harvested from the gulf by men and women who live in Charlotte, Lee and Collier counties is de rigueur for any true aficionado of fresh, local cuisine.  Often, it’s not cheap — current prices for consumers range fr More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

277 Rotonda Blvd. East, Rotonda West

This Bourgeois & Associates product is in the deed restricted Rotonda West Long Meadow community on a street where most of the residences originally were model homes. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Album cover discoveries

New Yorker follows clues to learn locations

WHEN IT COMES TO REAL ESTATE, THE SAYING goes, the three most important things are: location, location, location.  For commercial real estate agent Bob Egan in New York, the adage holds true for his hobby as well: He tracks down where the covers More...

Charlotte Players’ lineup features music, laughter and entertainment

The Charlotte Players Community Theater is celebrating its 52nd year of providing high quality theatrical productions for the residents and visitors of Southwest Florida. More...

Search for new CSO exec director begins

The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra announced the departure of its executive director, James Morgese after nearly a year in that position. Mr. More...