March 13, 2008 RSS feed / Top News

FGCU NEWS

Professor visits Moldova to help combat human trafficking Florida Gulf Coast University College of Professional Studies professor Johnny McGaha visited Moldova in Eastern Europe in February as part of a team from the U.S. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Horror writer Joe Hill talks writing at the reading festival

In Joe Hill's world, a sixth grade boy befriends a classmate (who happens to be an inflatable boy), a ghost who kisses like a movie star and knows every film ever made inhabits a movie theater, a man transforms into an eight-foot-tall locust, and a More...

Fine art on display downtown

Harborside hosts Art Council's Spring show

Harborside Event Center presents the "Art Council of Southwest Florida Spring Juried Show", in conjunction with the Community Art Showcase. More...

She & Him (Zooey Deschanel & M. Ward)

Volume One

First of all let's set the stage a bit. Matt Ward aka M. Ward is a critic's favorite guitarist/singer-songwriter for good reason. Deschanel is an ingénue from the silver screen who sometimes sings in her films. More...

Lee County leading important cancer research

Hospital selected to conduct tests of new technology

Southwest Florida patients diagnosed with cancer will be some of the first people in the world to have access to technology that may obliterate the diseased cells within seconds - but they will have to wait a little longer until the Food Drug Admi More...

Condé Nast Traveler recommends Cayo Costa

Beach among top 'hidden beaches' worldwide

Cayo Costa Island Preserve's virtually deserted yet alluring beach has been named among the world's best "hidden beaches" on the online home of the prestigious Cond More...

NEWS BRIEFS

Lee County is looking for volunteers to help with discrimination cases The Lee County Office of Equal Opportunity is seeking volunteers to serve as Hearing Officers in employment and housing discrimination cases. More...

Business News

Small airline offers big convenience

ACI charters private flights out of Page Field

"I'm talking rich enough to own your own jet," Gordon Gecko (Michael Douglas) said to Bud Fox (Charlie Sheen) in the '80s Oliver Stone film, "Wall Street." It was Gecko's ultimate example of the freedoms of the super-rich. More...

NOISE cleans up at 2007 SWF Addy Awards

Sanibel firm wins 42 awards plus a 'Best in Show'

NOISE, a 21-year-old multi-media branding communications agency, dominated the 2007 Southwest Florida Addy Competition, sponsored by the American Advertising Association, by winning 19 Gold awards, 23 Silver awards and Best of Show (print). More...

Florida Weekly wins Addy

>>Florida Weekly Creative Director Jim Dickerson won a Silver Addy for the firm's "media kit." The "media kit," an 8-page sales brochure used to introduce clients to the newspaper and provides technical requirements for advertisements. More...

Real Estate News

Lucaya: island atmosphere in the city

Lucaya in south Fort Myers has a different developer's name behind the project, but the product in the gated community hasn't changed. More...

Realtors call for government action

The REALTOR Association of Greater Fort Myers and the Beach, Inc has called for Lee County Commissioners to consider stimulus measures to address the current downturn in the local Lee County economy. More...

Pending sales up in Greater Fort Myers

Median sales price down 22 percent from last year

The REALTOR Association of Greater Fort Myers and the Beach, Inc. reports that a total of 319 new and resale houses and condos are pending in the MLS as of March 1. That is an 86 percent increase since the end of December, 2007. More...