November 5, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

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Words & Music

Come alive at the Sanibel Island Writers Conference

WESLEY STACE HAS STORIES IN HIS SONGS, AND songs in his stories.  The singer/songwriter, who until recently performed as John Wesley Harding (yes, he named himself after the 1967 Dylan album), released his fourth novel earlier this year.  More...

A short interview about interviewing

New York Magazine contributing writer Jennifer Senior was about to board a plane but graciously gave Florida Weekly a couple minutes of her time.  More...

Gulfshore Opera inaugural season starting on a Verdi high note

The new Gulfshore Opera, headed by soprano Steffanie Pearce, the former artistic director at Opera Naples, launches its inaugural season with three performances of “Viva Verdi – A Big Opera Concert” across Southwest Florida. More...

FGCU students dig their field experience at Mound Key

Florida Gulf Coast University students had the rare experience this summer of working alongside archaeologists as they dug for clues about the lives of Calusa Indians, 16th-century Spanish missionaries and others who lived on Mound Key at various tim More...

Business News

Thomas Edison’s last adventure

In his swan song, the inventor created one of the area’s first bioscience companies, seeking a domestic source of rubber

Was 1928 a long time ago?  It seems like now when you’re standing in Thomas Edison’s Fort Myers laboratory, which was built that year. More...

Chinese purchases of U.S. real estate are skyrocketing

MONEY & INVESTING

The Chinese are aggressively purchasing residential and commercial properties in the U.S. More...

Inaugural Voiceover Mastery Event brings top voice artists to town

Voiceover professional Randy Thomas will present The Voiceover Mastery Event at Hotel Indigo Fort Myers Friday through Saturday, Nov. 14-16.  More...

Real Estate News

What $400,000 will buy in SWFL

2369 NW 38th Ave., Cape Coral THIS GULF-ACCESS HOME HAS THREE SPACIOUS BEDROOMS PLUS DEN AND TWO baths. The open floor plan includes a master suite leading to a screened lanai and pool. More...

House Hunting:

10153 Silver Maple Ct., Botanica Lakes, Fort Myers

Built in 2011, this four-bedroom, threebathroom home has more than 2,600 square feet of living space and is located on a cul-de-sac. More...

House Hunting:

450 Bayfront Place, Penthouse 4504

THINKING ABOUT RETIRING TO A ROCKING chair? This penthouse pad in hip, happening Bayfront will rock you right out of it. More...