August 28, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

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with a book this summer

INSTRUCTIONS FOR READING THIS ARTICLE: 1. Put entire Florida Weekly A&E section in a plastic bag. 2. Place in freezer for 15 minutes to up to an hour. 3. Remove bag from freezer, and take section from bag. Read. More...

Edgy little theater marks five years in Fort Myers

On the corner of Second Street and Woodford Avenue in downtown Fort Myers sits an old church that is now home to actors and directors who live to please an audience. The Laboratory Theater dares to be different.  More...

Fun furniture mash-ups make for modern-age collectibles

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

About 20 years ago, two antiques experts wrote a book titled “Fantasy Furniture.” It spawned a new style based on past ones. More...

River District redevelopment pushes forward

Downtown Fort Myers has shouldered transformative redevelopment efforts throughout the last decade — and those efforts are not slowing down.  Most recently, city officials in the River District are pivoting from a newly restored section of More...

Business News

a diamond by any other name

Shoppers weigh synthetic versus natural stones

THROUGH A COMPLEX PROCESS INVOLVING heat and pressure, Gemesis, a company based in Sarasota, produces diamonds in a laboratory. More...

The runaway cost of educating a nation

MONEY & INVESTING

Few U.S. citizens are aware that federal liabilities currently total close to $17 trillion. Some $12 trillion is issued debt or government bonds. More...

Orangetheory Fitness brings innovative interval training to SWFL

Orangetheory Fitness, a unique and fast-growing national fitness franchise will soon bring its original heart ratemonitored interval group training sessions to Fort Myers in a new studio at 11600 Gladiolus Drive, Unit 317. More...

Real Estate News

London Bay Homes introduces the Annalisa in Mediterra

The Annalisa, a 5,277-square-foot home overlooking a golf fairway and nature preserve, is the newest model by London Bay Homes in the Cortile neighborhood at Mediterra. More...

House Hunting:

408 Parkway Court, Fort Myers

This direct gulf access four-bedroom, 3,100-square-foot home was rebuilt from ground up in 2000. More...

D.R. Horton’s Sorrento opens in Bonita Springs

D.R. Horton’s Southwest Florida Division has opened Sorrento, one of the company’s newest communities, in Bonita Springs. More...