January 15, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

Looking for some nerve

Lee MacDougall talks witches, flying monkeys and bringing a fresh take to being a cowardly lion

FEAR’S A FUNNY THING.  A tightrope walker might work with aplomb, with no net, yet be deathly afraid of spiders.  Actor Lee MacDougall can perform in front of large audiences with ease, but don’t ask him to mingle with 100 stran More...

Screaming Orphans return to the Davis Center

The Rotary Club of Fort Myers returns to the Sidney and Berne Davis Arts Center on Saturday, Feb. 22, for the fifth annual Screaming Orphans concert presented by the Dorcey Law Firm.  More...

A bracing reminder of why snowbirds behave as they do

THE DIVA DIARIES

During the winter of 1978, when I was just a wee diva, we were living near Dayton, Ohio, when a series of three snowstorms hit the area. Wind gusts of 50-60 mph created snowdrifts as deep as 25 feet. More...

Five candidates in consideration for Southwest Florida Symphony music director

CHELSEA TIPTON   More...

Gartner expansion the latest ‘get’ for Lee County EDO

The projections certainly appear promising. More jobs. More construction. More property and sales tax revenue.  More...

Business News

Citrus industry in jeopardy

The race is on to stop HLB before it destroys Florida’s signature crop

Jim English has tended to citrus groves most of his adult life. His grandfather started the family business in the late 1800s. More...

It’s not too late to resolve to fix your finances

MONEY & INVESTING

If new year’s resolutions were ever so easily accomplished, then there would be little need for the psychological uplift attached to Jan. 1. More...

PGT Industries breaks ground on new glass plant

PGT Industries, a supplier of residential impact-resistant windows and doors, broke ground on a new $15 million glass operations plant on Thursday, Jan. 9, in the city of Venice. More...

Real Estate News

‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ penthouse becomes star of Manhattan real estate

Quickly becoming Midtown Manhattan’s iconic statement of wealth and glamour since the release of the Martin Scorsese-Leonardo DiCaprio autobiographical film of Wall Street power broker Jordan Belfort’s financial demise, this penthouse is More...

Clive Daniel Home awarded Tavira interiors contract in Bonita Bay

Adding to its continuing list of models created for local developers, Clive Daniel Home has been selected by the Lutgert Companies to provide interior furnishings and accessories for a luxury highrise condominium, Tavira at Bonita Bay.  More...

Elysium Homes wins CCCIA Contractor of the Year

The Cape Coral Construction Industry Association honored Cape Coralbased Elysium Homes with an Awards of Commitment and Excellence for Contractor of the Year during its 16th annual awards and holiday party at Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Villag More...