February 16, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

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through his friends’ eyes

BUYING A PIECE OF ART CAN BE BOTH an adventure and the start of a lifelong relationship. But when Dr. John and Mrs. More...

Olympian’s sculptures portray passion

Art of the Olympians will welcome Olympian artist Larry Young to Southwest Florida for the opening of “Passion in 3D,” featuring 20 new sculptures, on March 4.  Mr. More...

‘Healing Spices: How to Use 50 Everyday and Exotic Spices to Boost Health and Beat Disease’

By Bharat B. Aggarwal, Ph.D, with Debora Yost (Sterling Books, $24.95)

The next time you need a little help to fight the flu, calm an unsettled stomach or lose unwanted pounds, look to your spice cabinet instead of patent medicines from the drugstore.  More...

Artistic expression meets its limits

On Tuesday, Jan. 4, around 6 p.m. a 12-foot wide by 15-foot tall work of art was hung in a prominent location in the east wing of the Southwest Florida International Airport. The two-sided piece was constructed using more than 300 vinyl records. More...

Walkers to raise funds for MS cure

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society will host its 2011 MS Walk to help raise awareness and funds for research, programs, services and advocacy. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, at Lakes Park, 7330 Gladiolus Dr., Fort Myers. More...

Business News

GETTING FAST

COPPER, FIBER OPTICS, WIRELESS... SWFL IS AT A TECHNOLOGICAL CROSSROADS

I N THE WORLD OF TELECOMMUNICAtions, the $64,000 question has gone the way of rotary phones and “dial-up connections” — remember them?  They’re dinosaurs, objects of the past, even if a few can still be seen lumbering alo More...

Alternative energy tour makes local stop

The Florida Alliance for Renewable Energy will make a stop in Fort Myers as part of its 2011 Renewable Energy Tour on Thursday, Feb. 17. During the day, the tour consists of visits to various renewable energy installations in the area.  More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Professional designations represent dizzying degrees of accomplishments

If only investing or financial planning were simple. If only picking the right professional with whom to work were simple. More...

Real Estate News

Sutherland sells out

Sutherland at Sandoval, a single-family neighborhood with 45 homes by Pulte Homes, has sold out, according to Bonita Bay Group, developer of the masterplanned community in Cape Coral.  Pulte Homes is also the exclusive homebuilder in two additio More...

Home prices decline

CoreLogic’s December Home Price Index shows that home prices in the U.S. declined for the fifth month in a row. More...

Design seminars on tap

The following design seminars are free at Robb & Stucky Interiors at 13170 S. Cleveland Ave., Fort Myers. Reservations can be made by calling 936-8541. More...