December 6, 2007 RSS feed / Top News

Robb & Stucky launches catalog, online shopping

A new multi-level, interactive Web site and a visionary lifestyle catalog offer expanded gateways into the unparalleled world of style offered by Robb & Stucky Interiors. More...

Chef creates gingerbread masterpieces to help kids

Designed with gumdrops, candy canes and frosting, the Olde Hickory Golf and Country Club's annual gingerbread auction brought in more than $24,000 last Sunday. More...

Lucas to head behavioral health task force

Brian Lucas, vice president of business development and chief information officer for Bonita Bay Group, has agreed to serve as private sector co-champion for the newly formed Behavioral Health Task Force. More...

Cattle Barons' Ball seeking volunteers

The 2008 Cattle Barons' Ball committee is looking for a few good volunteers to join the Cattle Crew for the 2008 Cattle Barons' Ball at the Red Sox/City of Palms Park on January 26, 2008 announced event Volunteer Coordinator Dawn Feldman. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

Blake at the Lake

No one could ever accuse Blake Shelton of not having a sense of humor. More...

Area's best Christmas fest at Edison & Ford Estates

Move over Rockefeller Center. The premier Christmas attraction in the country radiates from Holiday House 2007 at the Edison & Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers. More...

MUSIC SCENE

Pink Floyd Oh By the Way Long time Fort Myers hipster turned New York City hipster Todd Brooks once told me that Pink Floyd is the most successful cult band ever. More...

They're back; Snowbirds a boon to local economy

Traffic jams up, lines at registers lengthen and businesses begin hiring seasonal help. The traditional kickoff for the economic snowbird season remains last week's "Black Friday" with retailers anticipating a healthy four-month season ahead. More...

Badly needed mental health unit to open

Within the next seven months, Southwest Florida will have a hospital unit geared toward treating geriatrics with behavorial health issues. More...

Grant will help make detox center a reality

Southwest Florida Addiction Services is $250,000 closer to building a new detoxification center and outpatient treatment facility after a donation from The Kleist Family Foundation. More...

Lee County prescription drug discount program still available

County residents can use free discount cards to save money on prescription drugs

The Lee County Department of Human Services would like to remind local residents that the Lee County Prescription Discount card is still available. More...

Azul Cosmetic Surgery and Medical Spa opens new Fort Myers office

Dr. Patrick M. More...

Legislative forum at FGCU

Members of the Southwest Florida regional legislative delegation - including House and Senate delegates from Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, Hendry, Lee and Sarasota counties - will gather Friday, Dec. More...

New cancer center under construction

Patients fighting cancer and needing additional diagnostic testing will soon be able to have both needs met in one location. More...

Business News

GOT TORQUE?

Family owned BMW Motorcycles now also sells Ducati, Triumph and MV Augusta

BMW Motorcycles in south Fort Myers is where Ed Gallo and family sell those glistening two-wheeled rides, great for traversing Alligator Alley through the middle of the state or traveling cross-country and getting an uncovered look at American co More...

Cape Coral promotes business growth with technology

The City of Cape Coral has redesigned its Economic Development Web site (www.bizcapecoral.com) and launched a powerful new tool to help users find commercial land and buildings and to provide them instantly with business and workforce information, More...

Real Estate News

Lutgert begins construction of 26-story condo

Bonita Bay project is the sixth tower on Estero Bay

The Lutgert Companies has begun construction of Tavira, the sixth of eight high-rises planned along Estero Bay in Bonita Bay. More...

Cape Harbour introduces vacation rentals

The Marina at Cape Harbour has expanded its offerings to include Southwest Florida's latest and most exclusive vacation destination via the new Cape Harbour Vacation Rentals program. More...

River Hall golf course a hit with Realtors

On two occasions in November, Greater Fort Myers and Naples area real estate agents played in a tournament at the new River Hall Golf Club. More...