October 22, 2008 RSS feed / Top News

PACE luncheon honors 'female spirit'

Community leaders and supporters of the PACE Center for Girls will "honor the female spirit" at the second annual Portraits of PACE luncheon Thursday, Nov. 13, at the International Design Center in Estero. More...

Funding available for nonprofit youth groups

The city of Fort Myers has $265,000 in grants available for nonprofit youth service groups. The city council made the funds available at the final budget hearing last month. More...

Company increases Florida insurance policy base

Homeowners Choice, Inc., a Florida-based insurance holding company, announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Homeowners Choice Property & Casualty Insurance Company, Inc., has assumed approximately 45,000 homeowners' policies from Citizens Prope More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

BORN YESTERDAY

A TIMELESS BROADWAY PRODUCTION COMES TO THE REP

Corruption. Under-the-table deals with politicians. Bribing senators. Business as usual in Washington? Yes. But also fodder for theatrical humor. More...

NASA/ART: Where science and art meet

There's science. And then there's art. Rarely do the two meet. But as the "NASA/ART: 50 Years of Exploration" exhibition demonstrates, not only do opposites attract, but they make a wonderful, enduring marriage too. More...

Pottorf, Rey featured at Arts for ACT event

Join Arts for ACT Gallery, located at 2265 First Street in downtown Fort Myers, on Friday, Nov. 7, from 7 to 10 p.m. More...

Getting in tune with Edison State's new music director

Thomas Smith arrived at Edison State College in Fort Myers in late August, to become only the second music director in the school's history. He moved into the office that Dennis Hill had occupied as music director for more than 30 years. More...

First Street downtown open, Second Street now closed

First Street in downtown Fort Myers is open to through traffic after months of construction. Old, refurbished bricks have been cleaned and reused in the streetscape portion of the utility replacement project. More...

Lee Memorial supporting military families

Do you have manufacturer coupons you are not using? Lee Memorial can help you use them in a very important way. More...

Bikers hit the road for March of Dimes

The Southwest Coast Division of the March of Dimes is hosting its eighth annual law-enforcement escorted motorcycle ride Sunday, Nov. 2, in conjunction with the Harley-Davidson Dealerships in Fort Myers and Naples. More...

Business News

Christian, Jewish business groups a haven in tough times

The almighty dollar is the ultimate bottom line in capitalistic America. It's the source from which companies gain and lose momentum, and a final measure of success or failure. For many, it's not a means to an end; it is the end. More...

Lee hospitality industry lauds superb customer service

For dedication to exceptional customer service, 10 workers, along with two local residents, received the Elaine McLaughlin Outstanding Hospitality Service Awards. More...

Real Estate News

UF survey says experts keep the faith in Florida real estate market

The national economic crisis has failed to rattle Florida real estate experts, who, despite serious concerns about the availability of financing, remain surprisingly calm about market conditions within the state, a new University of Florida survey More...

Construction continues in Paseo's Mercado neighborhood

Stock Development has passed the 30 percent construction mark in the Mercado neighborhood of single-family homes at Paseo, the 2008 Lee Building Industry Association's Community of the Year. More...

Bonita Bay Group funds learning projects at area schools

More than $62,500 in grants given in Lee, Collier and Hendry counties

Bonita Bay Group awarded more than $62,500 in grants to school projects that will enhance learning opportunities for students throughout Southwest Florida. More...