November 29, 2007 RSS feed / Top News

Used cooking oil collection

With the holidays upon us many residents take delight in the unique practice of frying a turkey. This technique requires several gallons of oil to achieve the moist and tender results. More...

Reminders for airport travelers

The Lee County Port Authority is asking travelers leaving Southwest Florida International Airport this Thanksgiving holiday to: • Arrive at least two hours prior to your flight departure time. More...

Childcare agency adapts to difficult times

It has been a tough seven months for Child Care of Southwest Florida. More...

Edison & Ford Winter Estates has events galore this holiday season

The Edison & Ford Winter Estates offers a variety of programs, classes, and events throughout the month of December. . Holiday House at the Estates 2007, Nov. 30 through Dec. 30 from 5:30 p.m. to 9. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

Almost, Maine

Magic realism and romance lights up Florida Rep's latest production

John Cariani's a New York actor. He lives in New York, he works in New York. He's performed in the ultimate New York theatrical venue: Broadway. More...

Documentary chronicles aviation in SW Florida

WCGU's "Untold Stories" series is a glimpse into Southwest Florida's history

Some of aviation's greatest achievements have ties to Southwest Florida. Know what they are? Well, you'll have to tune in to WGCU TV Friday, Nov. 30 at 8:30 p.m. for "Barnstormers to Blue Angels," the documentary's writer and producer won't tell. More...

MUSIC SCENE

Michael Hurley Ancestral Swamp Michael Hurley recorded his first album for Folkways Records in 1965 using the same recording equipment that Leadbelly used to record his last session. More...

Rauschenberg donates $100,000 to AIDS clinic

Fort Myers facility to change name to honor artist

Artist Bob Rauschenberg is sitting on Captiva Island, and Dr. Bob Schwartz is sitting in central Fort Myers. More...

Improvements to Conservation 20/20 Web site announced

Conservation 20/20 staff and Lee County Parks and Recreation have announced updates to a Web site that will help residents, newcomers and tourists learn more about the Conservation 20/20 Program and navigate the 34 preserves currently under C20/20 More...

Museum of History announces 2007-08 trip schedule

The Southwest Florida Museum of History proudly announces its 26th year of Escorted Day Trips. The museum continues its popular excursions with visits to exciting areas, exhibits and some new behind-thescenes offerings! More...

Golf event raises $1.2 million for Immokalee foundation

The Third Annual Immokalee Foundation Pro-Am Golf Challenge was sold out this year at Bay Colony Golf Club in Naples on Monday, Nov. 12 at the 9:15 a.m. shotgun for the five-player scramble. More...

Tag a holiday gift to help Florida's wildlife

A unique idea for gift-giving this holiday season can help save Florida's wildlife. The Florida Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles announced recently that gift certificates may be purchased for any specialty tag in Florida. More...

Business News

Embarq sells high speed Internet service, keeps security tight

From Embarq general sales manager Patricia Bell's fifth-floor office in downtown Fort Myers, she can see the torn-up city street below, and the Embarq-owned manhole covers on it. More...

Recycling mandatory for businesses

New law takes affect Jan.1

The Lee County Solid Waste Division is holding the first workshop on the requirements of the newly adopted mandatory business recycling ordinance for property managers, business owners, and/or those individuals responsible for the garbage collectio More...

Figuratively Speaking

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Real Estate News

Stout's vision becoming reality in Cape Coral

When it comes to vision, Realmark Group's Will Stout usually gets credit for seeing what Cape Coral's future could be. More...

SYD KITSON

The man behind the new Babcock Ranch

Syd Kitson is a man who owns 17,000 acres of fun, surrounded by two great circles of obligation at Babcock Ranch, the fatted calf of a public-private enterprise lying along the Lee-Charlotte County border. More...

Tarpon Point brings upscale living to Cape Coral

GROSSE POINT DEVELOPMENT

It all began with a six-year-old's vacation trip to Sanibel in 1963. That's when Tarpon Point developer Bob Hensley fell in love with Southwest Florida. More...