March 14, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

Mining the past

Erik Larson goes way back for details he expands into books

ERIK LARSON IS A TIME TRAVELER.  Using letters, diaries, books, newspaper articles and extensive research, he delves into the past, seeking stories that once were wellknown but have been forgotten.  He’s fond of saying that sometimes More...

Fort Myers Film Festival ready to roll

The red carpet rolls out for the second annual Fort Myers Film Festival March 21-25, with screenings of 77 films and numerous other events taking place at four venues.  More...

‘The Serial Killer Whisperer: How One Man’s Tragedy Helped Unlock the Deadliest Secrets of the World’s Most Terrifying Killers’

by Pete Earley (Touchstone/Simon & Schuster, $24.99)

This is a disturbing book that is so unsettling it will make most readers squirm.  More...

New fitness program helps people and pooches

A Lee County agency has created a program that benefits homeless pets, people’s waistlines and taxpayers’ wallets.  Lee County Domestic Animal Services has created a fitness club to complement Lee County government’s initiative More...

Business News

Taxing times

Accountants emerge stronger after lean years

For local tax professionals, life’s two inevitables — death and taxes — may have been their saving grace during the recession. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Man, machine, markets have merged

The individual investor, unless affluent and exposed to alternative investing approaches, is very deeply entrenched in fundamental analysis as the foundation for his equity and bond investing.  More...

Nominate now for International Woman of the Year

The Multicultural Centre of Southwest Florida and Hispanic American Business Alliance will host the inaugural International Women’s Night, a gala to honor and celebrate economic, political and social achievements of women throughout Southwest F More...

Real Estate News

Hampton Park arrives at Gateway

WCI Communities has unveiled the newest phase of Hampton Park at Gateway. The Fort Myers community will initially offer classic single-family homes and grand villas in two cul-desac neighborhoods overlooking lakes and wooded areas.  More...

Verandah garage sale to benefit CCMI and Humane Society

Helping those in need in Southwest Florida is as simple as donating your household items, electronics and other gently used goods to Verandah’s fourth annual community garage sale. More...