December 11, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

The Band PERRY

Just getting started with ‘Done’

KIMBERLY PERRY, group The Band Perry, sees more than a little symbolism in “Done,” the recent chart-topping single from the group’s current album, “Pioneer.”  More...

American sandsculpting winners announced

Master sand sculptors from around the world hit Fort Myers Beach, producing some of the most impressive creations to date for the annual American Sandsculpting Championship & Beach Festival. Tens of thousands of guests attended the event. More...

Some simple advice for surviving the holiday office party

THE DIVA DIARIES

Hopefully, I’m not too late and you haven’t had your company holiday soiree yet — or if I am too late with my expert advice about how to sparkle among your boss and co-workers, then here’s hoping you did just fine and were abl More...

Ambitious rail plan will require big money, willing sellers

Without question, we’re mired way back in the 20th century.  Back when they slapped down suburbia way out in the woods, then bulldozed roadways to distant shopping, work and entertainment centers.  It was goodbye, downtown. More...

Business News

Innovators

Dreamers carve out new niches

THE INNOVATIVE MIND NEVER STOPS. SOME Southwest Florida daydreamers willing to deviate from the norm are finding themselves rewarded with products and services they’re passionate about and sometimes, profit to go along with them. More...

State distributes $6 million in mortgage help

The Florida Housing Finance Corp. has distributed nearly $6 million in Hardest-Hit Fund Principal Reduction assistance. The agency’s staff continues to review applications for the program, which opened on Sept. More...

Obamacare topic of Speakers Assembly lecture

President and chief executive officer of University Hospitals Health Systems in Cleveland, Ohio Thomas F. Zenty III is set to speak at The Speakers Assembly of Southwest Florida program on Friday, Jan. More...

Real Estate News

What $345,000 will buy in town

10140 MIMOSA SILK DRIVE, FORT MYERS This pool home with a preserve view is in the gated community of Botanica Lakes. More...

Miromar model offered on leaseback for $1.93 million

The waterfront Maison Coco estate home by Michelangelo Homes has opened in the Murano neighborhood at Miromar Lakes & Golf Club.  More...

New model opens in VeronaWalk

DiVosta Homes has opened its newest model, the Kendall II, in the Naples community of VeronaWalk. Priced from $278,990, the three-bedroom, two-bath design design offers 1,759 square feet of living area and has a rear-entry two-car garage.  More...