November 1, 2007 RSS feed / Top News

Trash talk and the best dog in town

15 MINUTES

block north of Winkler Avenue on Fowler Street, you may have noticed the stainless steel hot dog cart that's been there five days a week for 16 years. At 10:30 a.m. More...

JetBlue adds new routes to New York cities

JetBlue Airways will add even more snowbird service this winter with the addition of daily nonstop service from Buffalo and White Plains to Fort Myers. Both routes will operate once daily from Jan. More...

Grants available for nonprofits

Southwest Florida Community Foundation

The Southwest Florida Community Foundation Founders Grant Cycle deadline for applications is Nov. 6. More...

Children's injury prevention fair set

Event offers kids safety lessons while having fun

Lee Memorial Health System will hold a Children's Injury Prevention Fair on Saturday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lee Memorial Hospital, 2776 Cleveland Avenue, Fort Myers. More...

Joint disease often untreated in cats

• An article in Veterinary Practice News compared the written medical records of 100 cats older than 12 years to X-rays of the cats taken at North Carolina State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

Excitement in the air

Michael Hall and the Southwest Florida Symphony start a new era

M ichael Hall is excited. He's excited about Beethoven, Schubert and Mozart the way preteens are excited about "American Idol" and Hannah Montana. More...

FALL READING

A Grave Injustice

By Prudy Taylor Board (Archebooks Publishing, $28.99) A Grave Injustice, Prudy Taylor Board's latest novel, joins her delightful, celebritycook murder series in bringing praise to this distinctive and prolific writer. More...

A Phantastic fundraiser

Downtown gala this Saturday

Beautiful, young Opera singers named Christine, beware. More...

Public art projects coming to Fort Myers

Construction cones, strip malls, graffiti, gated communities, car dealerships, or a man drunkenly urinating on the side of a gas station, are all examples of what is not generally considered "public art," and are appreciated more by some than other More...

Air travel up at SWF International

Passenger traffic more than 7 percent higher than last year

During the month of September, over 387,000 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport, an increase of 5.2 percent compared to September 2006. More...

LMHS board meetings now on TV

Lee Memorial Health System Board of Director meetings and Trauma District meetings will be held in the Lee County Public Education Center, 2855 Colonial Boulevard, Fort Myers. More...

Downtown road closures

Road crews have opened Bay Street (as a two-way street) from the City of Palms parking garage east to Jackson Street and have closed Bay Street from the City of Palms parking garage west to Monroe Street for the next phase of the Downtown Utility a More...

Gulfshore Life names decade's best

They've championed the arts and cared for the sick. They've founded retail giants and established a world-class education center in a new town. They are omnipresent trailblazers using their talents and passions to shape and improve our communities. More...

Who will stop the PAIN?

PET TALES

Just as with human medicine, advancements in the way we think of and treat pain for animals is improving the quality of life for pets, with veterinarians now being able to choose from a wide array of products and strategies to ease the hurt. More...

Business News

Lulu's offers blasts from past

Walk into LuLu's Gift Emporium in Royal Palm Square for a glimpse of fresh-retro nostalgia. More...

HeroCare helps community's finest

Sporting a neatly trimmed goatee and pressed blue HeroCare shirt, Lane Houk slipped into the conference room at his yellow and blue painted offices on College Parkway and Winkler Avenue last Tuesday morning with a mission - to define what heroes a More...

Real Estate News

Verandah keeps rural Florida character

Bonita Bay development earns high marks for "green" building

Unlike most developers that have unleashed earthmovers and chainsaws to clear the land for building, Bonita Bay Group carefully planned how to save trees, waterways and build Verandah, a green community near Fort Myers. More...