July 16, 2008 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

The children of Santiago

Photo exhibit of Dominican Republic shows harsh realism

When Fort Myers photographer Chip Hoffman went to the Dominican Republic last year, he was stunned by the poverty and dire circumstances in which he saw the children living. "It rocked my world," he says. More...

'A Chorus Line' opens at Foulds Theatre

The Creative Theater Workshop will be performing "A Chorus Line" on July 17 through 19 and 24 through 26 at 8 p.m. at the Foulds Theatre at the Alliance for the Arts in Fort Myers. More...

Alice Cooper, Golf Monster: A Rock 'n' Roller's 12 Steps to Becoming a Golf Addict

By Alice Cooper, with Keith and Kent Zimmerman (Crown Publishing, $24.95)

Beyond the thick black eyeliner, the infamous chicken-throwing incident and the wildfire rumors that have marked his decades-long rock career is Alice Cooper - not only a music pioneer and dramatic showman, but a recovered alcoholic and skilled go More...

WGCU radio changing format

90.1 FM going to all talk, classical moves to HD

Local public radio station WGCU - currently 90.1 and 91.7 FM - will split its combined talk and classical music format into two distinct programs. Beginning Sept. More...

Retirees find video games to their liking

Residents at Cypress Cove retirement community are proving that video games are not just for kids. Every Friday afternoon, they gather together to play Nintendo Wii. "We started about two months ago," said Mil Puglisi, activities coordinator. More...

Business News

The business of art

Why meetings of the left and right brain can be so hard to arrange

"Keep breathing," said Charles Laurel Vavrina with a smile, sitting in his living room across from a wall hung with canvases of his impressionist visions. That is the key to surviving as an artist, he said. More...

Business seminars set at FGCU

The Small Business Development Center at Florida Gulf Coast University is holding a number of business related seminars this summer. More...

Real Estate News

Lee County luring luxury home buyers

Estates on Sanibel and Captiva draw worldwide attention

Think of ultra luxury homes, and Collier County comes to mind for many people. But Lee County has its own share of high-end real estate, and a number of the gems are on the market. More...

Robb & Stucky Interiors hosts design seminars

Refresh your home's décor with tips from the professional interior design team at Robb & Stucky Interiors. More...

Naples real estate Expo on tap

Attention vendors and EXPO exhibitors: register for your booth now. The Naples Area Board of REALTORS/ Women's Council of REALTORS Annual EXPO takes place Tuesday, Sept. 16 from 4-7:30 p.m. More...