September 29, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

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Lee County commissioners recently recognized the state champion South Fort Myers Little League Marlins. This is the fourth year the team has claimed the title. More...

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Southwest Florida celebrates National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

TangerStyle of Pink >> Through Oct. 25 Tanger Outlet Centers The 17th annual TangerStyle of Pink Campaign will take place at 32 Tanger Outlet Centers in 22 states. More...

Airport looks to expand runway

Naples expansion could provide more options for Lee residents, but nearby homeowners are opposed

The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to approve plans to lengthen a runway at Naples Municipal Airport. More...

Local doctor performs first gynecological procedures using robotic device

Kevin Fleishman, M.D., a gynecologist with Physicians’ Primary Care of Southwest   More...

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151 BEST DISDHES IN SWFL

. FIND OUT WHERE TOP CHEFS LOVE TO DINE

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA’S RESTAURANT SCENE JUST keeps growing and improving. It’s tough to narrow down the choices, first deciding where to dine and then figuring out which of the many dishes are worth the money and calories.  More...

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Kota psiti at Agora — A wellseasoned and roasted chicken is a wondrous thing, and this Greekinspired version is inspired in its simplicity. More...

. DISHES LOCAL CHEFS . TO EAT

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. His own bouillabaisse at Rumrunners – “It isn’t always on the menu, but my guests know I can do it just about any night it’s requested. More...

Florida panther population in better shape

Researchers say there is still a long way to go

In 1995, conservation managers made a desperate bid to save the Florida panther from extinction and released eight female pumas imported from Texas in hopes they’d breed with native males. More...

Breaking old oil change habits could save you money

If you’re still following your father’s advice and changing your car’s oil, religiously, at 3000 miles — you’re doing it wrong. Car experts almost uniformly agree that the blanket rule for oil changes is outdated. More...

Naples twins outpace cancer, stay on track together

“Once you hear the word ‘cancer,’ your mind shuts off and you’ll need someone to ask those important questions.” — Beth Freitas

There’s perhaps no better time for Beth Freitas and Meg Crandall to celebrate than Breast Cancer Awareness Month.   More...

Airport traffic down in August still trailing 2009

During August, 444,714 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport, a decrease of 2.2 percent compared to August 2009. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is down 0.95 percent from the same period last year.   More...

Golfers can tee up to benefit local causes

Here’s what’s coming up for a good cause on the local links:   More...

Food drive beats last year’s take by nearly 50 percent

LeeTran’s second annual food drive on Sunday, Sept. 19, collected 72,273 pounds of food for the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida. More...

Business News

Scaring up profits

Halloween shopping expected to top last year

The first signs that Halloween draws nigh usually are seen in drug stores and grocery stores. More...

Wall Street sequel reflects realities of the investment world

In a bit of clever marketing, Naples’ local Mercedes Benz dealership hosted a private party and showing of “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps” at Mercato’s Silver Spot Cinema. More...

Real Estate News

LUTGERT ELEVATES LUXURY TO A NEW LEVEL

Model 901 at Tavira in Bonita Bay reflects a transitional design concept with tropical influences in its color palette and accessories. More...

Miromar Lakes clubhouse keeps winning awards

For the eighth consecutive year, Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club has received “Best Community” and “Best Clubhouse” awards. More...