September 24, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

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In celebration of the song

The inaugural Island Hopper Songwriter Fest comes to Captiva and Fort Myers Beach

AT ITS PURIST ESSENCE, A SONG IS VOICE, lyrics and melody. Even when accompanied by only guitar or piano, it’s still pretty basic More...

Fall for the Arts kicks off Southwest Florida arts season

Fall for the Arts 2014 takes over the grounds of the Alliance for the Arts from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18.  More...

Songs about big booty are, well, big

ARTS COMMENTARY

They don’t write songs about elbows. More...

The antiques world is reeling from federal restrictions on the sale of ivory

For centuries, ivory has been a hot commodity in the antiques world.  But new regulations may change that.  Before the days of plastics and other modern marvels, ivory was the material of choice for everything from the mundane to the magnif More...

Business News

APPROVED

CRA program encourages entrepreneurs to step out

What a difference $150,000 makes. For Monique and Robert Wensch, two young chiropractors from Lehigh Acres, being able to acquire that money meant the difference between pursuing their dream of running their own practice or not. More...

Know your demographic trends when investing

MONEY & INVESTING

There are some trends that have great impact on investments — on valuations, initial public offerings, earnings growth of companies, entrance of entrepreneurs, new job creation, etc.  Important investment trends are most notable in three a More...

Real Estate News

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

¦ Dos Amigos Technology Inc. purchased two industrial flex units consisting of 4,000 square feet leased to Emerson Electric for $190,000.   More...

House Hunting:

11308 Pond Cypress St; Botanica Lakes, Fort Myers

This five-bedroom, four-bathroom lakefront home is more than 3,600 square feet and offers an impressive backyard with a lake view, extended patio, property fence and screened lanai. More...

Only 12 new homes left at The Oaks at Whiskey Creek

The Oaks at Whiskey Creek is now more than 75 percent sold out, according to D.R. Horton’s Southwest Florida Division. More...