May 17, 2007 RSS feed / Top News

Schoolhouse Theater is Feelin' Groovy

The Schoolhouse Theater on Sanibel is back with its second summer in rep (two shows that will play alternating days of the week). More...

New postal shape pricing takes effect

Before you put information into an envelope for mailing, make sure it's going to conform to the new standards. By paying attention to a few minor details, such as the shape of the packaging (or envelope), you might save postage costs. More...

Bishop Verot wins A-Team championship

Final match of A-Team Challenge 2007 ended with Bishop Verot High School as the winner and Cypress Lake High School as the runner up. This exciting match will air on Saturday, May 26th, 7 - 8 p.m. during prime time on NBC-2. More...

PET TIPS

What Is America's Most Popular Pet?

Did you know that bulldogs have never been listed in the Top Ten most popular dogs in America? More...

Are Your Pets Ready for Summer?

Pet owners should begin taking special care of their animals before the dog days of summer arrive. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

Sim gallery: funky to exquisite

Abstract Pottery Realism Jewelry Surrealism

It's Friday, and the phones still aren't working, though the phone company promised they'd be connected days ago. More...

River and Blues Festival rescheduled

Rain cancelled longtime Fort Myers event

The River and Blues Festival, a Fort Myers staple for 15 years, will go on after rain washed out the April event. More...

PET TALES

Traveling with Fido can be easy

There's nothing quite like having the wind in your hair and your nose in the air - particularly if you're a dog. Traveling with doggie in tow can be a joy for both master and pooch - providing that you have a plan. More...

New law puts bite into mortgage fraud

Consumers and prosecutors got a gift from the Florida Legislature in the justcompleted session: the state's first mortgage fraud law. More...

The Love boat: a chocolate cruise

Two of life's exquisite indulgences will melt into one sumptuous experience in April 2008 when Norman Love surrenders sweet secrets of his edible chocolate art aboard Celebrity Cruises' Millennium. More...

Stay inside when smoke gets bad

Wildfires tough on respiratory system

As wild fires burn throughout Florida, some of the smoke is drifting into Fort Myers and causing problems for those with respiratory illnesses. More...

Edison works Fort Myers lab

Thomas Edison will be in his historic botanic research lab every Sunday throughout the summer from noon until 4 p.m. at the Edison & Ford Winter Estates. More...

Animal adoption fair Sunday

Gulf Coast Humane Society is partnering with Southern Trust Auto Outlets for an exciting first-ever Adoption Fair at the dealership. The Adoption Fair will take place on Saturday May 19, 2007 from Noon to 4:00 p.m. More...

Animal services discounting pet IDs

In Southwest Florida the biggest threats from hurricanes occur from August through October. Pets should be included when preparing and securing one's family and property. More...

Business News

Vinyl vindicated

LPs are making a comeback

The music-buying public has been sold on the idea that vinyl is obsolete. However, a vanguard of music aficionados and audiophiles insisted that something was lost with the shift to CDs and even more so with MP3's. More...

Real Estate News

Two more condos ready for residents in River District

Rivera and St. Tropez will be completed this month

Workmen are putting the finishing touches on two high-rise condominium buildings in downtown Fort Myers that will add more than 330 housing units to the expanding River District. The Rivera and St. More...