May 21, 2008 RSS feed / Top News

A delicious 'taste of the wild' benefits scouting

The "Taste of the Wild" Gourmet Wild Game luncheon is set for 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 24 at the Babcock Ranch in Punta Gorda. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Remembering Rauschenberg

1925 - 2008

Robert Rauschenberg changed the way we look at things. He changed the way we look at art and the way we look at everything around us. His influence on modern art is so profound, so far-reaching, he's mentioned in the same breath as Picasso. More...

What is art? What is love?

Florida Rep presents "The Shape of Things"

Florida Repertory Theatre presents "The Shape of Things" by Neil Labute as a special addition to its 10th Anniversary Season, with three performances on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 23, 24 and 25 at 8 p.m. More...

Luck: The Essential Guide

By Deborah Aaronson and Kevin Kwan (Collins, $19.95)

Ever wonder why black cats foretell misfortune, while spiders are to be spared? Or why spilling milk spells trouble, but dropping a fork does not? More...

City to consider the sun as an energy source

Fort Myers' city leaders are contemplating making solar power a public utility. But before your blood starts to boil with thoughts that government might be taxing the air we breathe next, this idea may have some benefits to consumers. More...

Alligator hunting permits go on sale June 3

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will begin selling approximately 4,500 alligator harvest permits on a first-come, first-served basis at 10 a.m. June 3 and will continue through 11:59 p.m. June 9. More...

Blood drive set for next month

A Community Blood Drive will be held on June 24 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Edison Mall in Fort Myers. More...

Business News

TOYS AND TOURS ON FORT MYERS BEACH

FROM SKY HIGH TO THE BACK BAYS, HOLIDAY WATER SPORTS OFFERS SOMETHING FOR ALL

First Mate Lucas Kisela sat on the stern of a motorboat, which started buzzing across choppy water a few hundred yards off Fort Myers Beach. He was harnessed to a parachute and a rope. More...

International group acquires Tuscany Reserve

AB Naples, LLC, an international investor group has purchased the golf course community of Tuscany Reserve in Naples from WCI Communities, Inc. for $65 million, according to Collier County Clerk of Court records. More...

Fitch gives Cape bonds solid rating

But changes city's outlook from stable to negative

In the course of routine surveillance, Fitch Ratings affirmed the 'A+' rating on the city of Cape Coral's approximately $3 million in outstanding general obligation bonds, series 2003A, the 'A' rating on the approximately $200 million in outstandin More...

Real Estate News

Shadow Wood Preserve: a community for nature lovers

Bonita Bay Group project features Arthur Hills-designed golf course

Sue and Ed Lode live in the very back development within Shadow Wood Preserve, but they are by no means removed from the rest of the gated community. More...

Collier, Lee home sales soar in April

Report shows double-digit increases for single-family homes and condos

High season in Naples culminated in strong home sales and the busiest month this year for area Realtors, according to a report released by the Naples Area Board of Realtors, which tracks home listings and sales within Collier County (excluding Marc More...

Choose a home from the $160s at Palmetto Cove

Chose from one of two beautifully decorated model homes priced from the $160s at Palmetto Cove. More...