January 12, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Spring training ticket sales highest in six years

The lines were long, stretching down the block and around the corner at City of Palms Park Saturday morning. More...

Skeletons found at Sword’s Point

UNDERCOVER HISTORY

Whiskey Creek was a busy place under the hot summer sun of 1913. More...

Bug Chase takes runners through nature trails

The Calusa 5K Bug Chase and 1 mile walk takes place at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, with registration starting at 6 a.m. Runners and walkers will move along the trails at the nature center and a portion of the asphalt bike path on Ortiz Avenue. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

The ‘high wire’ of high notes

Tenor Anthony Kearns embraces the challenge of ‘Lucia Di Lammermoor’

ANTHONY KEARNS IS A CHARMER. More...

‘Darwin & Dinosaurs’ exhibit explores origins of life, curiosity of a man

More than 150 years after his bestselling book paved the way for scientific thinking and revolutionized the way man views himself and his origins, Charles Darwin has remained an enigma. More...

‘Get Capone’

By Jonathan Eig (Simon & Schuster, $28)

There are some authors whose books you look for because you know the writing will be great, no matter the subject.  Jonathan Eig is one of those authors.  More...

Long-time boxing club is on the ropes

On weeknights from 6 to 8, the humid room is filled with the rat-a-tat-tat of speed bags being pummeled, and the intermittent bell signaling another sparring match is beginning. More...

Gov. Scott signs orders targeting government accountability

Immediately after being sworn in as Florida’s 45th governor, Gov. Rick Scott signed executive orders to freeze regulations and require state agencies to verify legal immigration status. More...

Cold December adds to 2010 manatee death toll

Two periods of unusually cold weather in 2010 contributed to the number of manatee deaths for the year being more than double the yearly average of the past five years. More...

Regatta features free canoe, kayak and stand-up paddleboard lessons

The 17th annual Estero River Canoe & Kayak Regatta is slated for Sunday, Jan. 23, at Estero River Outfitters, 20991 South Tamiami Trail, Estero. More...

Business News

Inspiring minds for change

The 2011 Imagine Solutions Conference

Would you like to join in a discussion of today’s most pressing issues with some of the greatest thinkers and doers in the country and 500 like-minded Southwest Florida leaders? More...

BioFlorida helps students find jobs

The Southwest Chapter of BioFlorida will host a networking event to connect students interested in life science careers with local companies currently recruiting. More...

Small businesses to learn benefits of blogging

The Southwest Florida Small Business Resource Network hosts the first venue for the SBRN “The Best in Blogging” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. More...

Real Estate News

Quail West

Old-world craftsmanship meets comfort and luxury in

The award-winning Villa Navona by Michelangelo Homes marries luxury with comfort and old-world craftsmanship in Quail West, a golf course community in North Naples.  More...

Portfolio.com ranks top retirement destinations

Portfolio.com, a national business news site for small and mid-sized business executives, revealed its latest U.S. Uncovered study, which ranks the most desirable cities for retirement. More...

New protection for property owners offered

Gail Peluso of Zehner and Peluso Associates has introduced Vacant Property Insurance to clients in the Southwest Florida market. More...