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‘Standing on Ceremony’ celebrates same-sex marriage

On a recent Wednesday evening, on the very day the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Utah cannot ban gay marriage — Utah! Can you believe it? More...

Alliance for the Arts hosts screening of local film

The Fort Myers Film Festival presents a screening of “Pink Gold Rush,” a production of WGCU Public Media, at the Alliance for the Arts on Friday, July 11, at 7:30 p.m. More...

The Diva’s dilemma: snapping a fabulous selfie

THE DIVA DIARIES

There are plenty of things that I can do well: I can drive a stick shift. I can walk into Ross Dress for Less and immediately locate the perfect black top to add to my extensive collection of black tops.  More...

Forget Facebook, young users find new ways to connect

While middle-aged adults and businesses have been flocking to Facebook in recent years, teens and young adults have turned to other forms of social media. At the end of 2013, a study by Digital Insights discovered that only   More...

Business News

Still on the clock

A working life is both a desirable goal and a necessity for many people in their 60s and beyond

Quitting work at 65 for some kind of permanent vacation, roaming golf courses and beaches and the world, among other retirement tropes, is not for everyone — it’s not even for most people these days.  Even as those things remain desi More...

Understanding the lingo of finance

MONEY & INVESTING

Finance and investing is sufficiently complex but made even more so by the abbreviations and acronyms woven into the fabric of financial columns and cable discussions. More...

FGCU Alumni Association joins Bonita Springs Area Young Professionals as annual partner

The Bonita Springs Area Young Professionals, operated under the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce, has announced the Florida Gulf Coast University Alumni Association is the group’s new Annual Partner.  More...

Real Estate News

This Old House

An occasional look at the unique stories behind property for sale in Southwest Florida

When Becky Bess’ grandfather, M.M. Cornwell, built the family home off McGregor on Hanton Avenue in 1946, he wanted something that would last. A Clemson-trained architect turned general contractor, M.M. More...

House Hunting: 1720 Werner Drive, Alva

This unique property offers four different living spaces. More...

Cathleen Swift named Designer of Distinction

Interior designer Cathleen Swift, ASID, has been chosen as the July “Designer of Distinction” at the Miromar Design Center.  More...