September 10, 2008 RSS feed / Top News

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What i did this summer ...

LOCAL ARTS LEADERS REPORT ON THEIR OFF-SEASON

Maybe you spent your summer vacation visiting the relatives, or enjoying a staycation, taking advant age of the cheaper rates at local beach resorts. More...

Art Walk premieres in historic Fort Myers River District

Area art galleries unite to create monthly art event

Eleven historic River District art galleries and venues have united to form Art Walk, a free downtown art celebration, on the first Friday of each month from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. beginning on Oct 3. More...

"Barely a Chance" to screen at Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival

"Barely a Chance," an independent film shot and produced in Southwest Florida by Eric Raddatz, will show at this year's Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival. More...

Father Anglim Academy helps fill education gap

"She was one of those kids who fall through the cracks," said Lehigh Acres resident Tammy Hoffman, whose daughter Katelyn struggled to keep up in kindergarten at a public school. More...

Edison Festival of Light receives top billing

The Southeast Tourism Society has named the Chico's Charities Edison Festival of Light a "Top 20 Event." The Fort Myers festival joins other winter events on the "Top 20" list such as the Bayou Lafourche Mardi Gras, BB&T Charleston Food & Wine Fes More...

Business News

Lee thrifts offer diverse people, goods, services

Where else can you find The Sex Pistol's "Never Mind the Bollocks," a Gap T-shirt and collected essays and poems by Ralph Waldo Emerson in one place, for about the price of a fast food lunch? More...

Report: Lee County healthcare facing more challenges

Uninsured, lack of doctors cited in study

HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a leading provider of managed care market intelligence, reports that the healthcare market in Lee County is facing multiple challenges, including rising unemployment rates resulting in an increased uninsured population. More...

Real Estate News

International Design Center again hosts Symphony Designer Showcase

The International Design Center will once again host the Annual Designer Showcase presented by the Southwest Florida Symphony Society. More...

Shell Point remodels mid-rise buildings

Shell Point Retirement Community recently completed an extensive renovation to the exterior of the mid-rise buildings at the northern end of the island neighborhood. More...

Marcellina custom home finished at Shadowwood Preserve

The new Marcellina, an estate home by Harbourside Custom Homes with interior by Vogue Interiors, Inc., has been completed within Shadowwood Preserve, a gated golf course community off U.S. 41 in South Fort Myers. More...