July 1, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

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Pithy sayings on your chest provide witty T-shirts from the heart of the Midwest

PEOPLE USED TO HAVE CLEVER CONVERSATIONS. They’d banter. They’d make witty observations. They’d drop bon mots like Oscar Wilde or Dorothy Parker-wannabes. Now, we let our T-shirts do the talking for us. More...

Sweaty Florida T-shirts

What would Raygun-style T-shirts say if they focused their laser-like wit on Southwest Florida? More...

SWFL Symphony launches Summer Staycation concert series

The Southwest Florida Symphony kicks off its 55th season a few months early with the introduction of its new Summer Staycation Concerts. More...

Yankee Doodle Dandy ways to celebrate our independence

July 3 ¦ Have a Blast Independence Eve Fireworks Show, 10801 Corkscrew Road, Estero, miromaroutlets.com. Live music, entertainment and a fireworks show. July 4 ¦ Fourth of July Freedom Fest, downtown Fort Myers, riverdistrictfreedomfest.com More...

Pool safety: Use layers of protection

This Fourth of July, heed the statewide campaign: “Pool safety is everyone’s responsibility.” A pool party can be a lot of fun, but it’s important to incorporate layers and layers of protection. ¦ Layer 1: Supervision. More...

Business News

And the beat goes on

SWFL music shops are crossroads for diverse musical equipment and people

Musical instrument and repair shops are central to the local music scene as traders in the tools that power its sound and style. More...

Exploring the nuances of stock options

MONEY & INVESTING

I went through a very stressful episode this past weekend as my wife assigned me with a Herculean task: to buy toothbrushes for my twins. More...

Real Estate News

What $720,000 will buy in Southwest Florida

220 Bayview Road, Punta Gorda This custom-built pool home is on a premium, deep-water, sailboat-access lot with 80 feet of concrete seawall and a 30-foot concrete dock just minutes from Charlotte Harbor. More...

Mangrove Bay offers $100,000 designer allowance to next five buyers

The Phase I site improvements at Mangrove Bay are nearing completion, setting the stage for the next phase for Old Naples’ newest waterfront community: the completion of the expanded Phase II covered boat slips and the unveiling of three model More...

Final opportunity for Grand Villas in Pelican Preserve’s Carena neighborhood

WCI Communities is offering the final opportunity for Grand Villa homes in the Carena neighborhood at Pelican Preserve, the 55-and-over community in Fort Myers. More...