August 26, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

Cover bands

IT’S DARK, IT’S SMOKY, AND IT’S LAST CALL IN ANY GIVEN SOUTHWEST Florida rock and roll club where a sea of bodies moves to the music on the dance floor. In a corner, a couple is arguing. More...

‘Fling a Flounder for Fireworks’ to help save New Year’s show

PierSide Grill and Famous Blowfish Bar on Fort Myers Beach is presenting “Fling a Flounder for Fireworks” from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at 1000 Estero Blvd. More...

Lamenting the Summer of Fugly while imagining sweaters and boots

THE DIVA DIARIES

A gaggle of girlfriends and I recently sat around in one of our living rooms for a mid-afternoon happy hour, enjoying icy-cold cocktails and discussing the Summer of Fugly. More...

FWC challenges public to bag Burmese pythons

After a three-year hiatus, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has reprised its Python Challenge for 2016, encouraging hunters to capture as many invasive Burmese pythons as possible between Saturday, Jan. 16, and Sunday, Feb. 14. More...

Business News

Electronic shout-outs

More and more, good reviews on websites bring big business

Reuben’s Smokehouse, 11: Eleven Café, McCarthy’s Wildlife Sanctuary and other local businesses are benefiting from the power of the online customer review and the celebrity shout-out. When customers and celebrities rate, others read. More...

Oil, oil everywhere and what it means for fuel prices

MONEY & INVESTING

When I was in elementary school, I went through a very extreme pro-environment phase. More...

Real Estate News

Presidential-worthy Martha’s Vineyard property listed for $22.5 million

As a tourist, President Obama has been a homebody trailing almost every president since John F. Kennedy in vacation days taken. Like most presidents, however, he has his favorite vacation spots. More...

Only two home sites remain in Caprini at Miromar Lakes

Caprini, a Tuscan-inspired, singlefamily villa neighborhood on Lake Como in Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club, has only two sites remaining, both on a quiet cul de sac. More...

House Hunting:

13088 Valewood Drive, Quail Creek Estates

Nestled on a spacious lot in Quail Creek Estates, this charming three-bedroom plus-den, three-bath home will grab your heart with its cozy, custom touches. More...