December 13, 2007 RSS feed / Top News

Presidential primaries next month

Last day to register is Dec. 31

The Presidential Preference Primary is Jan. 29. The last day to register to vote or change party affiliation for this election is Dec. 31 at 5 p.m. More...

Builders' group helps local man

With tools in hand instead of toys, Builders Care volunteers played Santa last week with the launch of their latest project, a bathroom remodel for a Fort Myers father with muscular dystrophy. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Russian Romantics:

Andrew Kurtz leads the Gulf Coast Symphony in Classical Access Concerts

The orchestra's chugging along when the man at the podium waves them to a stop. "There's not enough clarity," says Andrew Kurtz, gently addressing the musicians. "What you're doing has to be exact, you have to be together. More...

Art Basel is the Olympics for art lovers

MIAMI BEACH - If you're an art lover, Miami Beach was the place to be last week. The organizers of Art Basel Miami Beach tout the show as "the most important art show in the United States, a cultural and social highlight for the Americas. More...

MUSIC SCENE

Archie Bronson Outfit Derdang Derdang The original punk rock movement was all about kicking the chair out from under the bloated arena rock bands of the mid seventies and bringing music back to a more primitive level where it started. More...

Edison College explores adding dormitories

Living on campus makes for many a college graduate's fondest memories. The collegial feel of living in a dorm with other students can't be matched. More...

Senior Expo celebrates 20th year in Lee County

Today's seniors are leading healthier, more vigorous lives than ever before. And, as people add years to their lives, they are actively seeking ways to add life to their years. That's what the Senior Expo experience is all about. More...

Beware of carbon monoxide poisoning during winter

The Florida Department of Health urges Floridians to take precautions to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning during the cold winter months. As temperatures drop, the potential for CO poisonings and deaths rise. More...

Sun Splash adds new water slides

Sun Splash Family Waterpark will unveil three new, heartpounding, high-speed body slides to guests during the 2008 season. The slides - not for the faint-ofheart - will be taller and faster than any of the waterpark's existing attractions. More...

Business News

By 'word of mouth'

LoyalTV harnesses Web's power of communication to provide 'word of mouth' advertising

Courtney Jones, founder of Findwhat.com - an early online search engine - spent last year creating a new kind of search engine that allows people to trade their opinions about products they purchase. More...

FGCU opens new business compliance program

Enron, WorldCom and other corporate scandals spawned new laws requiring companies to establish compliance plans, and Florida Gulf Coast University has responded by becoming the first school in the country to offer a Graduate Compliance Specialist P More...

Office park expanding

Six Mile Cypress Office Park announced plans to build a fifth building at the established office complex on Six Mile Cypress Parkway, just south of the I-75 and Colonial Boulevard intersection. More...

Real Estate News

The Landings: a well-kept secret

1,200 residents dot the resort-like development

The best-kept secret in Fort Myers real estate might just be nestled behind a nondescript guardhouse and rolling berms and fences on McGregor Boulevard near the Cape Coral Bridge. More...

Volterra neighborhood 65 percent sold at Miromar Lakes

Only four sites remain of the original 12 in the custom luxury villa neighborhood of Volterra at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club. A furnished model is underway on a fifth site with completion by the end of December. More...

Robb & Stucky Interiors introduces new line

Robb & Stucky Interiors debuts the latest collection of Robb & Stucky Original Designs. The Paloma Collection is inspired by classic Spanish motifs. More...