September 17, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

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Room rates continue to climb along with reservation numbers

More rooms could always be booked, and rates could always edge a little higher. “It’s never enough,” said Mike Watkins, president of Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. “We always want more.” More...

APEX Awards Gala to honor Kathryn Kelly and Sonya Sawyer

The Women in Business Committee of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce will host the annual APEX Awards Gala at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20. More...

Create a culture that fosters the result you want

If you’re the CEO of a company, you might find it distressing to realize that much of what you do can be copied by your competitors. Not so fast, says veteran sales manager, consultant and business speaker Jack Daly. More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

10681 Copper Lake Drive, Bonita Springs

This three-bedroom-plus-den, three-bath, single-family residence has just about everything you can ask for in a home. More...

Seeking a boater’s getaway on a budget

The Close: An occasional series about the process of finding the right home

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House Hunting:

10520 Timber Lawn Drive; Shadow Wood at The Brooks

This meticulously maintained estate home is situated on a southern rear exposure lot that has prime lake-to-golf course views in Shadow Wood at The Brooks, just south of Coconut Point in Estero. More...

Florida Weekly creative team earns 14 excellence awards

Florida Weekly’s ad designers and creative team took home 14 excellence awards for advertising design last week at the annual statewide meeting of the Florida Newspaper Advertising and Marketing Executives hosted by the Miami Herald. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Not just for young adults

Older readers enjoy genre targeted at teens

“A GOOD STORY IS A GOOD STORY,” declares Lori Lowery, adult reference librarian at Estero’s South County Regional Library. More...

Italian Fest returning to the Alliance on Oct. 26

Satisfy your craving for great Italian food while helping a local charity at the Rotary Club of Fort Myers’ sixth annual Italian Fest from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, at the Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers. More...

Local author writes religious YA books

Five or six years ago, Gulf Middle School language arts teacher Jamie Ayres wrote a bucket list of things she wanted to do before she died. First on her list: Write a novel and get it published. More...