November 28, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

Barnes and Noble book fair helps local literacy program

The Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida has partnered with Fort Myers, Estero and Naples Barnes & Noble Booksellers to host an in-store Book Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. More...

AUDITIONS

Talent show seeks competitors

The fourth consecutive South Florida’s Top Talent has rescheduled auditions for 10 am to 2 pm. Saturdays, Feb. 2 and 23. The talent show will be held from 6-11 p.m. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

One woman's passion

Stage play is result of lifelong fascination with Charles Dickens

ACTRESS MIRIAM MARGOLYES FELL in love with Charles Dickens when she was 11.  The book was “Oliver Twist” — Dickens’ second.  “I was drawn almost unwillingly into the world he creates… so vivid and powerf More...

Oak Ridge Boys: Still playing after 40 years

Having reached the 40th anniversary of the current (and long-running) lineup of the Oak Ridge Boys, few would blame the group if it were to slow the pace of its career.  Instead, the Oaks seem to be doing exactly the opposite.  More...

BEACH READING

‘Isaac’s Army: The Jewish Resistance in Occupied Poland’   More...

Harnessing the holiday spirit for the dog days ahead

Now that the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida has finished distributing 12,000 turkeys and “a whole bunch of potatoes” to some of the more than 160 nonprofit agencies it supplies, said Executive Director Al Brislain, it’l More...

Bell Tower to host Hanukkah celebration

Chabad of SW Florida invites the Southwest Florida community to celebrate Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, at the Grand Chanukah Community Celebration. The free event takes place at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, at the Bell Tower Shops.  More...

Artists sought for upcoming exhibits

The Sanibel Captiva Art League invites artists to submit work to be considered for the “Reflections and Shadows” juried visual arts exhibit. More...

Jazzlyn Little to headline SBDAC New Year’s party

The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center and the Fort Myers Film Festival are coming together to throw a New Year’s Eve party featuring a performance by Jazzlyn Little of “X-Factor” fame. More...

Business News

on their own

Self publishing has never been easier. Making it pay is still hard work.

IF YOU HAVE A BOOK IN YOU, PROVE IT — TO A READER, NOT AN agent.  That challenge, harnessed to new technologies that have spawned a protestant reformation of sorts, allowing authors to publish their own books and reach readers directly, is More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Savvy moves can help you save on travel

Investors are always seeking new ideas for generating returns. They are also positively disposed toward practices that save them money. More...

Fed president coming to Market Pulse

With the economic recovery our nation’s top priority, the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Florida Gulf Coast University, will host the seventh annual Bonita/ Estero Market Pulse from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. More...

Real Estate News

What $625,000 will buy in SWFL

16597 PANTHER PAW COURT, FORT MYERS   More...

Miromar Lakes debuts waterfront model by Arthur Rutenberg

Arthur Rutenberg Homes has completed a new model home in the Murano neighborhood at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club. The waterfront home is designer decorated with furnishings from Miromar Design Center.  More...

Miromar Design Center toasts the holiday season

Holiday entertaining and décor present the perfect opportunity to let your lifestyle shine. More...