December 27, 2007 RSS feed / Top News

2008 Chico's Charities Edison Festival of Light

Schedule of Events Jan. 26 Edison Day of Discovery presented by Florida Power and Light Thomas Alva Edison Kiwanis Science & Engineering Fair and Thomas A. Edison Regional Inventors Fair. More...

Tice Street in East Fort Myers will close

Tice Street in East Fort Myers between Lexington Avenue and Ortiz Avenue will be closed to traffic from 7 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2 to 5:30 p.m., Saturday Jan. 5 for utility installation. The work coincides with school closures for the holidays. More...

Trash pickup days change

With Christmas and New Years days falling on a Tuesday, all garbage, yard waste, and recycling collections from Tuesday on are performed one day after the normally scheduled collection day. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

NUTS TO ALL THAT: Overdosing on 'The Nutcracker'

S ometimes - and this drives me nuts - I can't decide if something's a good idea or not. More...

Classic White Christmas on stage at the Barbara B. Mann

Broadway musical extends the holiday season

Irving Berlin's White Christmas, the delightful new musical based on the 1954 Paramount hit movie, opens at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 1 at 7:30 p.m. and runs through Sunday, Jan. 6. More...

MUSIC SCENE

Various Artists Instant Karma: The Amnesty International Campaign to Save Darfur About the only thing that makes me cringe more than any kind of Beatles tribute might be Katie Couric's annually televised colonoscopy. More...

New hospital expected to draw more development

The new $285-million Gulf Coast Hospital at Daniels and Metro parkways is expected to attract a lot of new commercial development in the next few years, real estate professionals said. More...

New breast cancer treatment less invasive, speeds healing

It was supposed to be the typical annual mammogram exam, but instead Fort Myers resident Jean Cromley learned that she had breast cancer. "I had no idea that anything was wrong," said Cromley, 68. More...

Downtown streets closed for construction

Beginning Thursday, Jan. More...

Punta Rassa boat ramp open

Work on the Punta Rassa boat ramp parking lot is now complete and it's opened to the public. The boat ramp has undergone renovations and expansion and now has 65 new parking spaces for boat trailers. More...

Business News

Ada's combines healthy eats with a workout

Cape supermarket's fitness center first of its kind

The new section in Ada's Natural & Organic Foods Supermarket & Deli in Cape Coral doesn't involve fruits, vegetables or anything else normally found at a grocery store; instead, store owner Eddie Bonadies has added a full-size, stateof the-art, 2 More...

Lee destinations hot for New Year travel

Sanibel, Captiva and Bonita in top 50 U.S. destinations

According to a new priceline.com global hotel survey of top New Year's Eve party spots, Sanibel and Captiva Islands, Bonita Springs and Naples each rank in the top 50 U.S. destinations. More...

Figuratively Speaking

Percentage of American adults who believe in God - unchanged since the question was last asked in 2005, according to the findings of a Harris Poll: 82 Percentage of the public who believe in miracles: 79 Percentage who believe in heaven: 75 Perc More...

Real Estate News

River Hall: A New Hometown

East county development is three communities in one

Folks living in the Alva development of River Hall have plenty of reason to think of it as a hometown. More...

Pool underway at the Village Center At Paseo

Stock Development has begun construction on the resort-style pool amenities for the 26,000 square foot Village Center at Paseo, a master-planned community in South Fort Myers. More...