April 28, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

State park to offer guided nature programs in May

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Lovers Key State Park will present weekly programs on park history and wildlife throughout the month of May. More...

Publix Pharmacies debuts new diabetes program

Publix Pharmacies has launched the first phase of a new diabetes management system. More...

Tri-Town fishing tourney helps make wishes come true

This year’s second annual Tri-Town Classic Fishing Tournament, where 100 percent of all proceeds will benefit the Make- A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida, is just days away. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

‘The Big Bang’

PITCHING THE ENTIRE HISTORY OF THE WORLD IN 90 MINUTES ...

If you thought “Phantom of the Opera” was big, with its candle-lit lagoons and plummeting chandelier, or “Miss Saigon,” with its huge helicopter… well, you ain’t seen nothing yet. More...

Sanibel Island arts groups to join forces

$1 million gift to endowment assures live theater on island

The boards of directors of two Sanibel arts organizations have announced their intention to join forces. More...

BEACH READING

A Kingdom Strange: The Brief and Tragic History of the Lost Colony of Roanoke By James Horn (Basic Books, $26)

What happened to the lost colony of Roanoke remains one of the most intriguing mysteries in our national history.   More...

Florida Weekly wins state awards for writing, design

Florida Weekly received more awards than any other newspaper in the Florida Press Association’s 2009 Better Weekly Newspaper Contest. Contest organizers announced the winners last week. More...

WGCU explores Florida’s spiritual communities

TV special titled “Florida: Heaven on Earth?”

Since the late 1800s, Florida has been a haven for spiritual pioneers searching for the “ideal life” in what many consider the ideal communal environment. More...

Jeweler, chocolatier team up to recognize special mothers

Southwest Floridians have a chance to prove they have the world’s greatest moms by entering their mothers in the Storybook Mother’s Day Contest hosted by Mark Loren Designs’ and Norman Love Confections. More...

Lee County Bar Association plans awards luncheon

The Lee County Bar Association will host its annual Law Week Awards Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 30, at the Royal Palm Yacht Club, 2360 West First St. in Fort Myers. More...

Shell Factory to kick off Hawgs & Dawgs Sundays

The Shell Factory and Nature Park is launching a new weekly event geared toward motorcycle enthusiasts Sunday, May 2. More...

Business News

FGCU program takes pros to the top

Michael Zeto answers his cell phone from Las Vegas. He’s in motion on his way to a meeting with potential investors. More...

Real Estate News

Existing home, condo sales rise in March

Florida’s existing home sales rose again in March. Sales activity has increased in the year-to-year comparison for 19 consecutive months, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors.   More...

Seven Lakes wins community of the year

The Seven Lakes Condominium Association has been named the 2010 Florida Community Association Journal/Becker & Poliakoff Community of the Year, as well as the winner of the Environmental Protection and Preservation category and Community Relations a More...

Free seminars at Miromar Design Center

Miromar Design Center presents its next series of informative events and seminars, free and open to the public.   . “Renovation: Generic Versus the Seed to Design” - Saturday, May 1, from 2 to 3 p.m.   More...