November 9, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Bargain wedding gowns benefit good causes

The holiday season is a popular time to pop the question, and Hope Chest, the Hope Hospice resale store, is ready to serve the bride-to-be.  More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

all that jazz

Philharmonic group and their guest artists ready for second season of jazz at the Phil

“I THINK PEOPLE HERE ARE STARVED FOR some good jazz,” says saxophonist Lew Del Gatto.  Occasionally, a high-caliber jazz musician will play in the area — Wynton Marsalis and Diana Krall, for example, have both been here — More...

Exhibit uncovers architectural treasures hiding in plain sight

Recognizing, celebrating and learning from the architectural treasures of our region will be the focus of the Southwest Florida Museum of History’s newest exhibition, “McMo SWFL: Mid-Century Modern in Southwest Florida.” The museum, More...

It’s not too late to enjoy an A.R. Gurney romance at the Sugden

THEATER REVIEW

What do you do if life hands you a second chance at mid-life?  Do you grab it and run with it like a linebacker who’s just made an interception?  Do you slink back into the comfort of your well-ordered, familiar life?  Or do you More...

After 100 years, FMHS alumni are a big family

During the 1970s, Robin Miller’s physics teacher at Fort Myers High School had a newfangled, expensive hand-held calculator, which performed simple math operations such as adding, subtracting and finding the square root.  “He had ins More...

Better than fiction

Possible movie deal in the works for ‘super lawyer’ Todd Allen who beat Bank of America

I T READS LIKE ONE OF THOSE JOHN GRISHAM NOVELS. More...

Business News

BLACK FRIDAY MONEY & INVESTING

Local deals abound this The connection between crude and food

THERE’S A GOOD REASON FOR CALLING IT BLACK Friday, the single biggest shopping day in the galaxy: Merchants can pull themselves right out of their recessionary red and plop themselves right back into the good-times black.  If they can lure More...

Mason overcomes obstacles to win Blue Chip Award

Parson Masonry, a 25-year-old company whose owner started as an unskilled laborer and overcame health problems, poor reading skills and racial discrimination, won the 17th annual Southwest Florida Blue Chip Community Business Award recently.  Ja More...

Real Estate News

Paul Homes joins Sandoval

Paul Homes has been selected as a participating homebuilder in the Stonyhill neighborhood at Sandoval, the 524-acre master-planned Cape Coral community being developed by the Bonita Bay Group.  More...

Entries sought for BIA’s Parade of Homes

The Lee Building Industry Association is accepting entries for its 26th premier builder model home showcase program, the 2012 Parade of Homes. The Parade of Homes will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. More...

Multi-use path at Pelican Preserve now open

Pelican Preserve, the master-planned community by WCI Communities for those 55 and older, recently celebrated the grand opening of its new multi-use path with community residents, Fort Myers city officials and associates from WCI Communities. More...