May 30, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

Celebrate Fourth of July early with Shell Point Academy

Providing a way to get ready for appreciating our nation’s independence even more, Professor Adrian Kerr will lead a series of three classes on American history, from early Native Americans through 1815, as part of Shell Point’s Academy o More...

Volunteer to help save Lee County feral and community cats

Lee County Domestic Animal Services will hold a task force meeting for county residents interested in participating in a Trap-Neuter-Return Program for feral and community cats from 1:30-2:30 p.m. More...

Grant to help welfare recipients buy at farmer’s markets

Farmers markets in Florida will receive financial assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to allow them to accept food assistance cards.  More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

¦ THURSDAY, MAY 31, 8 P.M.  Antiques Roadshow  Raleigh – Hour 1  More...

Pictures perfect

‘Camera USA’ exhibit focuses on 49 photographs

What makes a good photograph?  More...

John McCuen joins In One Instant co-op show

The In One Instant Gallery of Photography in downtown Fort Myers recently added John McCuen to its group of cooperative photographers and will showcase new works from him and 11 other area photographers in a show debuting during Art Walk from 6-10 p. More...

Don’t call them ‘golf carts,’ LSVs provide street-legal transportation

It may look like a golf cart, but it’s not a golf cart, according to Florida rules. Nor does it have anything to do with golfing, necessarily.  More...

Learn to plant an edible landscape

A great yard doesn’t have to be simply ornamental. It can be beautiful and edible too. That's the message Master Gardener Todd Roy will bring to the Alliance for the Arts GreenMarket at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 2. More...

KOVELS: ANTIQUES

Whimsical fantasy furniture breaks the rules of design

“Fantasy furniture” is a term used to describe tables and chairs that don’t fit the rules of any recognized style. More...

Beware of bears looking for love

Love is in the air for Florida black bears.  Breeding season for bears runs from June to July, and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is reminding homeowners that bears are moving around, foraging for food and looking for mate More...

Eat out for less while helping children play more via Kiwanis Club program

The Fort Myers Gateway to the Islands Kiwanis Club has engaged 56 area restaurants in a Delicious Dining Discounts program meant to raise $50,000 toward installation of a new playground at the Brightest Horizons Child Development Center in South Fort More...

Business News

WINDS FAIR

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MONEY & INVESTING

Facebook loses face

In a matter of just a few days as a publicly traded company, Facebook has become an example of several ways Wall Street can royally mess up. There is not just one major problem with the recent Facebook fiasco. More...

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

LandQwest Commercial reported these recent transactions:   ¦ #1 Healthy Food Store leased 1,297 square feet of retail space at Lee Boulevard West, 5705 Lee Blvd. in Lehigh Acres. More...

Real Estate News

100 housing markets on improving list in May

The list of housing markets showing measurable and sustained improvement held virtually unchanged in May at 100, down from 101 in April, according to the National Association of Home Builders/First American Improving Markets Index.  The number o More...

Sales drop but prices rise for local Realtors

In April, members of the Realtor Association of Greater Fort Myers and the Beach reported the sale of 1,193 single-family homes. This is 15.57 percent below April of 2011 when 1,413 homes were sold. More...

Stock Development makes special and ongoing donations to Builders Care

Stock Development, a leading Southwest Florida development firm, recently donated $3,300 to Builders Care based on first quarter sales results and is also pledging $100 from each home sale in its Paseo Community in Fort Myers to the nonprofit charity More...