August 25, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

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Just her type

Old typewriters take collector back to simpler time

Lynn Schneider describes herself as “someone who tries not to get too weighed down with stuff.”   Yet a little over 10 years ago, she found herself stopping at a garage sale on McGregor Boulevard in Fort Myers. More...

Fort Myers artist explores beauty with ‘People, Places and Things’ exhibit

The Arts for ACT Gallery will debut Scott Guelcher’s “People, Places and Things,” Friday, Sept. 3, from 6 to 10 p.m. at 2265 First St. The exhibit runs through Sept. 28. Mr. More...

‘Hot Time in the Old Town: The Great Heat Wave of 1896 and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt’

By Edward P. Kohn (Basic Books, $27.95)

The heat wave that lingered over New York City in early August 1896 killed nearly 1,300 people in Manhattan alone. More...

Cruise lights up night with starry adventure

Maggie and Katie Swerdloff’s fresh faces glowed with joy as they gazed at the warm summer night sky.   The school-age sisters scanned the indigohued sky for stars and other heavenly bodies. More...

Business News

Minority-owned

Business ownership rises despite the odds

Fair to say, they don’t think of themselves as minorities, first.   More...

Air conditionining rebate program starts next week

HVAC incentive latest ‘cash for clunker’-style stimulus program

Buyers of new central air conditioning units qualify for a $1,500 from the state. Federal stimulus money is funding the state program that is expected to benefit about 10,000 participants. Beginning Monday, Aug. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Consultants often spot flaws businesses can’t

There are similarities between small - business owners and senior management of large companies. One such similarity is the challenge to overcome a narrowing perspective if they have been in their position or owned their company for a long time. More...

Real Estate News

K2, Kira Krümm earn accolades

for their interior design expertise

Two Southwest Florida interior design firms — K2 Design Group and Kira Krümm Interior Design —have earned statewide accolades from their industry peers.   More...

Panels and fundraisers

.. Realtor Association of Greater Fort Myers and the Beach breakfast   When: Friday, Sept. 10, 8:15 a.m. More...

South Lee County market sees mid-summer dip

Declines reflect regional drop

The Bonita Springs-Estero markets generally declined in July for four of the monthly evaluation areas, below the previous months. More...