September 17, 2008 RSS feed / Top News

Fort Myers Boat Show starts Nov. 13

The 36th annual Fort Myers Boat Show will take place along the waterfront of the city Yacht Basin on Edwards Drive and Monroe Street and in the Harborside Event Center from Nov. 13- 16. More...

Park renamed for retiring director

Lee County Commissioners renamed Ten Mile Linear Park in honor of retiring Lee Parks & Recreation Director John Yarbrough. The park will be called John Yarbrough Linear Park. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

The Sixth Sense of Lisa Williams

Famous TV medium comes to Fort Myers ...

Lisa Williams talks to the dead. Which, considering, is not that unusual. However, the dead also speak to Lisa Williams. Which is, admittedly, a whole different kettle of fish. More...

'A Latin Art Affair' opens in River District

"A Latin Art Affair" opens Friday, Sept. 19 at the Harborside Event Center in the downtown Fort Myers River District. More...

Seven Days in the Art World

By Sarah Thornton (W.W. Norton, $24.95)

"Why do people think artists are special? It's just another job," said pop art pioneer Andy Warhol. More...

New school brings fresh opportunity

When Misty Scott began looking for childcare for her daughter, she stumbled upon the Montessori school that Community Cooperative Ministries, Inc. operates. She knew almost immediately that it was a good fit. Situated on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. More...

Fort Myers downtown utility update

Main Street from Broadway to Hendry Street is closed for construction. More...

Lee conservation site gets $1.5 million grant

Lee County has been awarded a $1.5 million state grant to restore habitat and build recreational amenities at a recently acquired addition to the Conservation 20/20 Galt Preserve on Pine Island's southern tip. More...

Business News

Tourism season wheels starting to roll in Lee

M aybe you can hear the crickets chirping in empty dining rooms from downtown Fort Myers to Sanibel Island now More...

Real Estate News

Homes sales up; median price down slightly in Lee County

Collier, however, reports jump in median price

Sales of resale homes in the Greater Fort Myers area rose again in August for the eighth consecutive month. A total of 729 properties sold — up 79 percent from the prior year. More...

Landmark Development opens Mediterra model

Landmark Development Group's new Valtalena model in Mediterra has nearly as much under-roof and open-air outdoor living space as it does inside. More...