January 14, 2009 RSS feed / Top News

Issues affecting Lee's disabled under review

Lee County will be getting some extra scrutiny this week as community members and area leaders get together and examine safety, education, employment, health care, housing and the environment. More...

Snyder to keynote King Unity Breakfast

Award-winning columnist Deron Snyder will be the keynote speaker for the second annual Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Breakfast, Monday, Jan. 19, at 7:30 a.m. Mr. More...

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A SYMPHONY OF SYMPHONIES

SOUTHWEST AND GULF COAST SYMPHONY HIGHLIGHT THEIR UPCOMING SEASON

Lee County is fortunate enough to have not one, but two local orchestras, guaranteeing a variety of offerings in classical music and pops. More...

Florida Rep 'Rocks' on Saturday mornings

Lunchbox Theatre offers fun for kids of all ages

Megan Hart, 7, and Shea Cunningham, 6, probably didn't expect to be in a musical last Saturday. But when actors of "Schoolhouse Rock Live! More...

Don't Sleep, There Are Snakes: Life and Language in the Amazonian Jungle

By Daniel L. Everett (Pantheon, $26.95)

Daniel Everett first traveled to the Amazon with his wife and three young children as an evangelical Christian missionary in 1977. More...

Space alien abductee recalls Fort Myers Beach ordeal

Man says he was taken aboard a spacecraft in 1994

Woke up this morning with light in my eyes And then realized it was still dark outside It was a light coming down from the sky I don't know who or why. - "Mr. Spaceman," the Byrds. More...

Cape Coral church takes from all religions

It's not to be confused with Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Hinduism, Unitarianism or Scientology. More...

CROW turns 40 celebrates with new Visitor Education Center

Get a behind-the-scenes look at a wildlife hospital, play "Be the Vet," and be one of the first to tour Southwest Florida's newest attraction, when the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife celebrates its 40th anniversary and the grand opening More...

Business News

Blades still packing 'em in

Club has led the league in attendance for five of the past eight years

It could be the jumbo hot dogs or the draft beer. Or, the spectacle of the crowd or the satisfying thud of hockey players slamming into the Plexiglas divider. More...

Real estate economy subject of Urban Land Institute event

The Urban Land Institute Southwest Florida District Council will host several expert speakers for its 12th annual Winter Institute on Thursday, Jan. 29. More...

Real Estate News

Stock Development posts strong 2008

For Stock Development, 2008 has been a terrific year, with 356 new home sales and 44 awards recognizing its communities of Lely Resort, Paseo and Vivante for excellence. More...

Expanded sports club complete at Mediterra

A summer-long expansion project that created a separate spa area, nearly doubled the size of the fitness center and added new exercise equipment is now completed at The Sports Club at Mediterra, Bonita Bay Group's 1,697-acre masterplanned community More...

Fort Myers real estate school to offer Career Night Jan. 20

Larson Educational Services will hold a Real Estate Career Night on Tuesday, Jan. 20, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Participants will learn about Florida real estate education, examination and licensing requirements, as well as local career opportunities. More...