February 13, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Harlem Heights Center ribbon-cutting set

The ribbon-cutting of the $5.8 million, 14,000-square foot Harlem Heights Cultural Arts and Community Center will take place from 10-11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, at 15570 Hagie Drive, Fort Myers. The event is free and open to the public.  More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Deliciously macabre

Musical comedy 'The Addams Family' comes to the BB Mann

DAH- DUM! (Snap, snap!) Dah-da-da-DUM! More...

Emerson’s words provide comedic inspiration

What happens when the words of Ralph Waldo Emerson spill uncontrollably from the mouth of an ordinary working guy? More...

BEACH READING

‘A Red Sun Also Rises’

Aiden, a young priest in crisis, and his only friend, Clarissa, a brilliant, disfigured scholar, set off on a missionary trip to see the world. More...

Students receive hands-on lessons in sustainability

Tall thickets of bamboo rustle in a breeze along the fencline under a partly cloudy January sky. Floating bees and butterflies pollinate flowering perennials. Nearby, a group of students stake up a jujube tree, securing it in a mound of soil.  More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Untrained artists provide desirable body of folk art

“Folk art” is the confusing name given to some things made by untrained artists. More...

Business News

Black Business History

Entrepreneurs emerged despite slavery and segregation

Joseph Blanchard’s name lives on in the Blanchard House Museum of African American History and Culture of Charlotte County. Not many, though, may know the origins and story of this early Southwest Florida black businessman. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

If fiscal prudence be the food of love, play on

There’s a special Valentine’s Day treat for readers this year: An interview on relationships and money with April Masini, advice columnist from www.AskApril.com and author of “Think and Date Like a Man.” She is also an enterta More...

Free job training helps graduates garner better pay

Lee County residents currently working at low-skill, low-paying jobs who have not had an opportunity for higher education or previous job training can take advantage of cost-free job training in medical front office skills to increase their pay.  More...

Real Estate News

15370 KILBIRNIE DRIVE, FORT MYERS

This custom home offers one of the best views in Fiddlesticks. With beautiful water and golf course views, the home features 4,000 square feet of living area. More...

22561 GLENVIEW LANE, BONITA SPRINGS

This courtyard-style home with golf course and preserve views on a meticulously maintained lot in the Shadow Wood at the Brooks development. More...

253 DIVINCI DRIVE, PUNTA GORDA

This pool home is on a premier sailboat lot in Punta Gorda Isles. The two-story residence has 3,527 square feet of living space, including five bedrooms and three bathrooms. More...