April 30, 2008 RSS feed / Top News

FGCU hosts 'Greenprint' seminar

Florida Gulf Coast University's Continuing Education and Off- Campus Programs in collaboration with The Southwest Florida Chapter American Institute of Architects, presents "Greenprint - A Vision for Southwest Florida" on Thursday, May 22 in the S More...

Children's Advocacy group raising funds

Tying in with National Child Abuse Prevention Month, The Children's Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida announced it is officially launching a capital campaign on Wednesday, April 30th with a luncheon at the Shadow Wood Country Club. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

great expectations musical

Every life, every journey, starts out with great expectations. The same can be said for creative endeavors - books, movies, plays. But the path's rarely smooth; inevitably, we encounter obstacles. More...

SWF Symphony celebrates Mother's Day

Children's Chorus performs songs of hope

Celebrate Mother's Day with the Southwest Florida Symphony Children's Chorus as they perform Children of Hope May 11 at 3 p.m. at Cypress Lake United Methodist Church in Fort Myers. More...

Ed Otto: NASCAR's Silent Partner

By Edgar Otto and Joann Biondi (Coastal, hardcover. $29.95)

Ed Otto: NASCAR's Silent Partner is an intriguing biography/history laced with colorful anecdotes - in its pages you learn, for example, that Ed Otto was responsible for Miami's Orange Bowl. More...

Pain management field now widely regarded

Millions live pain-free, thanks to variety of treatments & therapies

Thirty years ago, if a person had chronic pain - defined as pain lasting longer than 4-6 months - his or her medical options were very limited. Narcotics. Surgery. More...

Medically Needy Program saved from chopping block

Established in 1986, Florida's Medically Needy Program is no stranger to the chopping block during state budget crunches. More...

86 Florida trees among nation's biggest

Two Lee County trees are champions

Florida ranks second in the nation for most national champion trees within its borders with 86 of the 733 record-holders on the 2008-2009 National Register of Big Trees. More...

Business News

Jason's Deli keeps growing ...with healthy, fresh and delicious food

A t first glance, the space Jason's Deli occupies in South Fort Myers looks a lot like a high school cafeteria, a big, empty place with soulless food. More...

Uncommon Friends name Ethics Awards finalists

Bonita Bay Group, Hope Hospice, Riverside Bank tapped

The Uncommon Friends Foundation, a Southwest Florida charactereducation foundation, announced the selection of the three finalists for the region's only Business Ethics Award at its annual meeting luncheon last week at Edison College. More...

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Real Estate News

West Bay Club introduces sophisticated new design trends

Top designers outfitting new models

West Bay Club, the luxury residential community overlooking the Gulf of Mexico in Estero, has introduced a sophisticated new style featuring design trends from Miami, Palm Beach and the Hamptons in their new luxury tower model homes. More...

Agencies team up to help essential workers

Herocare joins Realtor Association to make homebuying easier

Herocare, a non-profit organization that provides assistance to essential service workers, is partnering with the Realtor Association of Greater Fort Myers and the Beach, Inc to provide home-buying. More...

Stock Development big winner at Pinnacle Awards

Lee Building Industry recognizes top builders, sales force

The Lee Building Industry Association held its 18th Annual Pinnacle Awards Ceremony on Saturday, April 19 and Stock Development took home 18 awards including the top prize; the News-Press Grand Award. More...