December 14, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

My life as a rat, a flower, a snowflake in ... ‘The Hard Nut’

Local dancer reflects on her roles in Mark Morris’ rendition of a classic

ALYCE BOCHETTE LOOKS BACK WITH GREAT FONDNESS AT HER TIME AS A RAT. “It was fun to be a rat!” she says. More...

Local cultural organizations receive $273,500 in grants

Area cultural organizations recently gathered at the Lee County Alliance for the Arts to receive their Arts & Attractions Grant awards, established by the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, the Fort Myers & Sanibel Tourist Development Co More...

THEATER REVIEW

‘Becky’s New Car’: As much fun as a Maserati

Fairly early into “Becky’s New Car,” Theatre Conspiracy’s latest production in the Foulds Theatre at the Alliance for the Arts, Becky (Lauren Drexler) decodes women’s secret longings for us. More...

A sampling of Southwest Florida’s Santas

Santa Claus is as real as love, white beard, red suit and all — unlike, say, those masters of the universe on Wall Street, as the writer Tom Wolfe characterized the greediest directors of the famous money street.  And by the way, don&rsquo More...

Business News

Holiday retail season starts strong

December’s Consumer Reports Index, a measure of overall consumer financial health, showed that despite flagging confidence and a weak employment picture, the holiday season is off to a good start, with excellent activity in November and the pro More...

Meeting to inspire goals for 2012

The Above Board Chamber meeting at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. More...

Real Estate News

Belle Lago welcomes two new floor plans

Toll Brothers has introduced two new floor plans — the Serino and the Biella — at Belle Lago, a community of singlefamily homes on Estero Parkway.  More...

Island Pines becomes Casa di Fiori community

William J. Noah of RE/MAX Hometown Properties has brokered the sale of the former, foreclosed Island Pines development in Cape Coral located on the corner of Pine Island Rd. and Hancock Creek S. More...

Market Pulse set for February

Plans are in place for the seventh annual Bonita/Estero Market Pulse event at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 10. in Florida Gulf Coast University’s Student Union Ballroom. More...