November 8, 2007 RSS feed / Top News

Flu shots available at Lee County Health Department

Flu shots are now available at the Lee County Health Department at 3920 Michigan Avenue in Fort Myers. Hours are 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Medicare will pay for influenza vaccine shots. More...

Canterbury School offering scholarships

Canterbury School is offering need-based merit scholarships to area fifth and eighth grade students entering Canterbury's sixth or ninth grades for the 2008/2009 school year. More...

Edison College updating campus plan

Edison College is in the process of developing new master plans for the Charlotte, Collier and Lee campuses in preparation for future enrollment demands. More...

Autism walk this Saturday

The Southwest Florida Walk Now for Autism will be held on Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Estero Community Park, 9200 Corkscrew Palms Boulevard, Estero. Over 3,000 walkers are expected to attend. More...

Lee Memorial physicians earn national awards

Twenty-four Lee Memorial Health System physicians, including Dr. John Donaldson, chairman of the Lee Memorial board of directors, were honored recently as Best Doctors in America 2007-2008 by Best Doctors, Inc. More...

Kayak/Canoe trail extended up Caloosahatchee

Great Calusa Blueway now boasts nearly 200 miles of scenic paddling

Lee County opened the third leg of the Great Calusa Blueway Paddling Trail last week. The addition will introduce paddlers to the Caloosahatchee River's creeks and its meandering waters. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

ELTON returns to Lee County with flair

T he first time I heard Elton John on the radio, I thought he was an African-American woman. It was 37 years ago in New York City, and the tune was the bluesy, gospel-tinged "Border Song." It was his first American single. I loved it instantly. More...

"Beehive, the 60's Musical" makes stop in Fort Myers

Will Prather's national tour company plays at Mann Hall

Will Prather, Owner and Executive Producer for Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, began the plans for a national touring company almost two years ago. More...

MUSIC SCENE

Original Soundtrack I'm Not There "Like a rolling stone": Everyone reading this esteemed publication has, at one time or another, done a Bob Dylan imitation either out loud or in their head. More...

Memorial to honor slain officers

The front of the Fort Myers Police Department on Peck Street is about to be enlivened by a "Fallen Officer Memorial," designed by Fort Myers High students in the school's industrial design department. More...

New brain surgery technique will assist area patients

Southwest Florida patients diagnosed with certain types of aneurysms no longer have to drive to Miami or Orlando for brain surgery, thanks to a technique that is being used at HealthPark Medical Center. More...

Hospital tours this Sunday

Go behind the scenes...at Cape Coral Hospital

Ever wanted to know what operating rooms and surgical areas are really like? Well, unless you're a surgery patient, surgeon or the OR staff, you may never have the experience. But on Sunday, Nov. 11 from 1 p.m. until 4 you can. More...

"Drive to Hawaii" golf tourney aids cancer victims

The Mercedes Benz of Fort Myers Lee Memorial Health System Foundation Golf Tournament "Drive to Hawaii" will be held Monday, Nov. 11 at Verandah Golf Club's Old Orange Course. More...

Special Equestrians set open house at new facility

The board of directors of Special Equestrians is hosting an open house at their new permanent 10-acre location at 5121 Staley Road in Fort Myers on Saturday, Nov, 10, 2007 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. More...

FPL tuning up Fort Myers electrical grid

Work will make power lines more storm resistant

As part of its year-round reliability program, Florida Power & Light Company is ramping up efforts to inspect and strengthen its electric grid in the City of Fort Myers. More...

Business News

Mark Loren Creations

Store offers unique jewelry designs

One LifeSaver you wouldn't want to pop in your mouth is Mark Loren's solid gold creation, molded in the original form of the candy. More...

City Mattress says goodbye snow; hello sun

Firm selects Bonita Springs for new corporate office

The corporate headquarters of the store one might peruse for a comfortable snooze, City Mattress, just moved from Buffalo, N.Y. to Bonita Springs, just off Interstate-75 on Bonita Springs Road. More...

Figuratively Speaking

BY JOHN MACINTYRE Special To Florida Weekly Percentage of U.S. More...

Real Estate News

Real Estate

Gates D'Alessandro & Woodyard reported the following: DRS Logistics, LLC & Marcos Sanchez leased 5,500 square feet of Office, Warehouse space Unit 2 at Billy Creek Commerce Center from Sox Development, Inc. Todd Holman negotiated the transaction. More...

Construction

Heatherwood Construction has begun construction and site work of the corporate headquarters for Creative Events & Taylor Rental in Fort Myers. Once complete, the new facility will be the largest event rental facility in Southwest Florida. More...

Coconut Point combines retail with luxury living

Kosene & Kosene Development Company has made its mark on urban, mixed-use residential communities in Indiana and Illinois. More...