July 9, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

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On The Road to Sundown

WHEN TIM MCGRAW WENT on tour in summer 2011, he had already completed his album, “Emotional Traffic,” and in fact had named his outing the “Emotional Traffic” tour. This summer, Mr. More...

Ghost orchids in bloom at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary’s famed Super Ghost orchid is in bloom, with multiple buds promising an even more lavish display of flowers on this rare orchid species.  More...

Confessing to an intense summertime fling

THE DIVA DIARIES

“Summer lovin’, had me a blast Summer lovin’, happened so fast”   Summer’s not even close to over yet, but I have to confess to enjoying an intense, but all too brief summer fling. More...

Museum born out of need to help veterans

They serve, protect and fight for our freedom, but the common question still lingers: What do veterans do when they come home? More...

Business News

HOT JOBS

SUMMER HERE IS THE SWINGING OPEN OF OVEN DOORS, your nostrils and throat suddenly full of wet-heavy heat. The punctual late afternoon thunderstorms, as June slips into July and August, seem to only bring steam. The heat even lingers at midnight. More...

Auctioneer makes a bid for top spot in international competition

Scott Robertson, a 20-year veteran auctioneer and principal of Scott Robertson Event Fundraising Consultants/Auctioneers, will compete against the world’s top auctioneers for the title of International Auctioneer Champion.  More...

Beach Chamber Bowling Bash set

The Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce will host the Beach Chamber Bowling Bash from 5-9 p.m. Thursday, July 17, at Beach Bowl and Pelican’s Arcade, 17651 San Carlos Blvd.  Teams of up to five players can bowl from either 5-7 p.m. More...

Real Estate News

Two-story floor plan introduced in Porto Romano at Miromar Lakes

A NEW TWO-STORY FLOOR PLAN IS NOW AVAILable in Porto Romano at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club, offering buyers even greater choice. The Porto Romano neighborhood is more than 60 percent sold with homes priced from the low $500s. More...

Lennar Foundation donates $10,000 to Builders Care

The Southwest Florida Division of Lennar donated a check for $10,000 to Builders Care, the nonprofit arm of the Lee Building Industry Association. More...

McGarvey taps Clive Daniel for Talis Park model

Clive Daniel Home was recently selected to provide total interior designs for the Sinatra, a new custom home model currently under construction by McGarvey Custom Homes at the 461-acre Talis Park country club community in North Naples.  More...