May 10, 2007 RSS feed / Top News

Medical museum looking for a home

Antiques stored in Fort Myers office

Patent medicine bottles line the walls and an old wicker wheel chair sits in the middle of the room, gathering dust. More...

Letter carriers food drive this Saturday

On Saturday May 12, letter carriers across Lee County will collect food on their mail routes for the largest one-day food drive in the nation. Last year, the food drive yielded over 70 million pounds of food nationwide. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

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Florida Repertory Theatre's 2007-2008 season announced

d uring the opening number of "AFunny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," we're promised "Something familiar / Something peculiar / Something for everyone: / A comedy tonight! More...

Racism reconsidered: black memorabilia

Overt racism has gone the way of the phonograph or homes without air conditioning - legislated out of existence and made unacceptable by any norm. More...

PET TALES

Some people food not good for Fido

Chocolate might be the way to many of our hearts - but not our dogs'. Actually, it can stop dogs' hearts and kill them. Recently I ran into an acquaintance whose sister a few years back lost her beloved Keeshond to a bar of Baker's chocolate. More...

River District development moving forward

Fort Myers leaders will likely bow to private developers to revive the downtown waterfront. "I remain concerned with our ability to fund this," said Jeff Green, the city's finance director. "We need to look to private developers. More...

Foundations team up to provide scholarships

The Southwest Florida Community Foundation, in partnership with The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools, Inc., provides four-year, full-tuition scholarships to Lee County students in need. More...

Woman brings garden to life

Lush Blackeyed Susans, Goldenrod, Gaillardia and cotton plants line the land along a lake at Cypress Cove, eliciting a picture of what Florida looked like before it was developed. More...

GIVING

Donations help fund scholarships

Maria (not her real name) hopes to get her Master's Degree as a family nurse practitioner sometime next year. She's a mother of two, but she's a fulltime graduate student as well. What a daunting task for a young mother. More...

Business News

Skin care: making business personal

Shawn McKelvie believes in the essentials of good skin care: healthy lifestyle, quality products and lots of pampering. The perky owner of Skin & Facial ICU in Fort Myers spends her time trying to help clients feel and look their best. More...

Priority Marketing earns awards

Priority Marketing, a Fort Myers-based public relations and marketing firm, received seven awards from the Florida Public Relations Association in the 2007 Image Awards competition, including the most prestigious public relations award in the regio More...

UNICEF necklaces on display

The newest collections from Italian jewelry company Di Modolo will be on display Thursday and Friday, May 10-11 at Congress Jewelers in Periwinkle Place on Sanibel Island. Representatives from the luxury brand will be at the store from 10 a.m. More...

Real Estate News

Developers market River District

Realtors tour downtown projects

Downtown developers grouped together lst week for a bus tour of River District projects. More than 30 real estate professionals attended the event guided by Realtors Barbara Bengochea-Perez and Marie Shaw. More...

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