October 14, 2009 RSS feed / Top News

Architecture lecture series under way

The American Institute of Architects FlaSW Chapter announces its 2009 Alfred W. French III Lectures in Architecture series. More...

Snook Bight Yacht Club events boost breast cancer awareness

The owners and members of Snook Bight Yacht Club and Marina and Marine Max are teaming up to join the fight against breast cancer with a series of specials in support of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Southwest Florida Affiliate. More...

'Ding' Days celebrates 20 years

This year, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of "Ding" Darling Days, J. N. More...

Empty Bowls project can help fill hungry bellies

What would be better than a handmade soup bowl? One that's filled with delicious soup. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

Word Art

Book a trip to Naples to see this exquisite Bible and other unique, handmade volumes

T ECHNO-GEEKS PROclaim the book is dead. Read everything online, they insist. Who needs books? Read them on a Kindle instead. But a visit to "The St. More...

The Commodores to headline 7th annual Edison POPS concert

Tickets are on sale for Edison State College's seventh annual Edison POPS @ Sunset Concert on Saturday, Oct. 24, featuring the legendary Commodores with the Edison College POPS Strings. More...

BEACH READING

'Louis D. Brandeis: A Life' By Melvin I. Urofsky (Pantheon, $40)

In his 23 years on the U.S. Supreme Court, Louis D. Brandeis helped to formulate many of our ideas regarding free speech, right to privacy, pro bono legal work and the necessity of federal regulation in economic affairs. More...

Florida Weekly writers, ad designers win top honors

Newspaper earns 17 state awards

Florida Weekly took home 17 awards recently in Florida newspaper contests recognizing the best writing and advertising design in the state. More...

KOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING

Glass parlor fountains are interesting, rare finds

Some antiques are so rare and strange that they are classed as "what's its" by collectors. Sometimes they are also so interesting they can sell for high prices. More...

This week on WGCU TV

. THURSDAY, OCT. 15, 8 P.M. In Performance at the White House: Fiesta Latina An all-star performance hosted by President Obama and the First Lady in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. . FRIDAY, OCT. 16, 8:30 P.M. More...

Motivational event to be held at Burroughs Home

Veterans Day event features member of tragic 'Black Hawk Down' mission

Veterans Day is a day to celebrate character and leadership. More...

Digital mammography available at Physicians' Primary Care

New technology that is helping to fight the battle against breast cancer is now available at Physicians' Primary Care of Southwest Florida. More...

Business News

County job losses leave remaining staff stressed

Like bars emptying out at closing time, the lobbies of Lee and Collier county building departments grew quiet. More...

Larry Norris to open new furniture store in Fort Myers

Larry Norris, a cornerstone name in the furniture marketplace, is opening his first store in the area in more than a decade. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

The glitter of gold

The eyes of investors round the world are on gold. The price of gold, that is the "spot" price for an ounce of gold, recently surpassed $1,000. More...

Real Estate News

TV's Extreme Makeover casting in Fort Myers

Nomination deadline set for Oct. 16

Do you know a family whose home deserves an Extreme Makeover? If so, the producers of ABC's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" want to hear from you. More...

Lutgert completes Tavira tower by Estero Bay Park

Tavira, the sixth of eight planned luxury towers by The Lutgert Companies in Bonita Bay, has passed its final governmental inspections. More...

2010 Luxury Parade of Homes accepting model entries

The Lee Building Industry Association invites the premier builders in Southwest Florida to enter their models in the 2010 Parade of Homes. This is the 25th anniversary of the area's most anticipated real estate event. More...