July 11, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

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Business News

No June swoon in car sales

Edmunds.com, a leading resource for car shopping and automotive information, estimates that 1,365,496 new cars and trucks were sold in the U.S. More...

Local brews

Craft beer makers work to keep up with growing demand

When Will Lawson moved down to Naples from Michigan in 2003, he missed his craft beers. He missed being able to plop down on a barstool and order some localloc and whimsical brew. More...

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

Developing a funeral home not like a funeral home

I’m sitting in what looks like the lobby of a posh hotel, but it’s actually a reception area at Charlotte Memorial Funeral Home and Cemetery, 9400 Indian Springs Cemetery Road, Punta Gorda (www.charlottefuneralhomeandcemetery.com).  More...

Southwest Florida Symphony takes steps to keep the music playing

Its been a difficult year for the Southwest Florida Symphony. When the Lee County symphony found itself $200,000 in debt, it began trying to break bad business habits. More...

Real Estate News

What $829,000 will buy in SWFL

3903 SW 23RD AVE., CAPE CORAL   More...

Fully furnished homes under way at Venetian Golf & River Club

Construction is under way on a park that will feature four fully furnished model homes in the Artisti neighborhood at Venetian Golf & River Club by WCI Communities, the lifestyle community developer and luxury homebuilder.  More...

Five tips to keep your pool clear and healthy

The secret to a pristine pool is regular, routine maintenance. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

True Confessions

Phil Jason tells all about life in the fast lane as Florida Weekly’s book critic

"So many books, so little time" is the credo emblazoned on one of my sweatshirts. Isn't that the truth? Among my favorite t-shirts is "Lead me not into temptation... especially bookstores." I confess: I'm addicted to reading. More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Bedside toilets turned into elegant storage

A small table next to the bed is necessary today to hold a lamp, cellphone, clock and perhaps a book, eyeglasses and tissues. But in past centuries the table might have held a candlestick with a handle to carry to the bedroom for light. More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

¦ THURSDAY, JULY 11, 9 P.M.  Doc Martin  Do Not Disturb  Pauline’s suspicions are confirmed when she steams open a letter. Martin proves to Edith that his blood phobia is cured, and he is now able to be a surgeon again.   More...