December 21, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

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2012: HAPPY NEW YEAR

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NEW YEAR’S EVE  Downtown Fort Myers, The River District   More...

Have an artful New Year’s Eve

If you love the arts, there’s no better way to usher out the old year and welcome in the new than attending a show.  Some venues close for the end-ofyear holiday, but plenty remain open, so you can celebrate New Year’s Eve with every More...

Five cool things about the ‘Mid-Century Modern’ exhibit

“All of a sudden, they broke all the rules of traditional architecture,” is how architect Joyce Owens explains the Mid- Century Modern style, or, as she calls it, “McMo.”  More...

Popular pinball machine, kids get helping hand

Children treated for cancer or blood disorders at a local inpatient facility, and likely a few parents and doctors, played a Spider-Man pinball machine so often — hitting the right flipper alone 1,437,626 times — that it broke down.  More...

Business News

Canary rising

IT’S BEEN THAT KIND OF A YEAR, AND THIS HAS been that kind of an economic coal mine: If the canary wasn’t dead to begin with, then it was pretty near comatose as 2011 got under way.  More...

MONEY & INVESTING

The big tug of war

There ain’t no bigger tug of war in the financial markets these days than the opposing forces of inflation and deflation.  More...

Work begins on Algenol biorefinery

GCM Contracting Solutions has begun construction of the Pilot-Scale Integrated Biorefinery or IBR for Algenol Biofuels in Fort Myers. More...

Real Estate News

Rising values

Market shows signs of recovery in November

The Greater Fort Myers area’s overall median price rose to $103,900 in November, a 25.18 percent increase over November 2010. Since January of this year, the area’s median price has increased by 28.27 percent. More...

Lubner Group installs FineMark interiors

The Lubner Group has recently completed the interior design of the Fine- Mark National Bank & Trust office in Vi at Bentley Village in Naples. The bank offers on-site personal banking services to community residents and employees.  More...

McMurray & Nette join Royal Shell

Real estate agents Mike McMurray and Trevor Nette of the McMurry & Nette real estate team have joined Royal Shell Real Estate.  Royal Shell Real Estate is a full-service real estate brokerage with offices in Bonita Springs, Sanibel and Capti More...