January 7, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

The New Maestro

Anticipating ‘a beautiful future,’ Southwest Florida Symphony hands off the baton to ...

This is how he speaks to his musicians: with his hands moving in patterns through the air, turning black musical notes on stark white paper into a choreography of passion and sound. More...

Ex-NFL player finds second act as author/publisher

Phillip Buchanon showed a few nights before Christmas that there is life after professional football.  Mr. More...

Leaving on a jet plane … and leaving high fashion behind

THE DIVA DIARIES

There’s a long list of things I enjoy — happy hour, shopping, chocolate, napping, Netflix, researching ways to be thin without exercising or dieting — but something that I absolutely do not enjoy is air travel.  More...

Group aims to animate county’s minority voters

Get this: In the nation’s now-third most populous state (ahead of New York), where about 25 percent of the near-20 million Sunshine State residents are Hispanic, and in the eighth largest of 67 counties in Florida, where 130,000 of the 640,000 More...

Business News

Peddling pedals for profit

Fit, 40-something and properly fickle in how she does business, Lynn Sharp realized more than three years ago the seemingly obvious — so obvious, that nobody else figured it out and acted on it the way she did: Neither the manufacturers of bicy More...

Know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em

MONEY & INVESTING

Gambling is not an investment topic, but it is surely a money topic touching the lives of most of us.  More...

Local author simplifies complex estate planning issues

A new book by long-time Fort Myers estate planning attorney Craig R. Hersch bridges the gap between the legal lingo commonly used by estate planning professionals and understanding what the words mean in our everyday lives. Mr.  More...

Real Estate News

Seven new homes underway by WCI in Porto Romano at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf club

WCI Communities has surpassed the 50-percent sold milestone in Porto Romano at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club. More...

Central location, amenity center add to Sorrento’s charm

D.R. Horton’s Southwest Florida Division invites real estate agents and homebuyers to tour the decorated models in Sorrento, an affordable gated community of spacious carriage homes in Bonita Springs. More...

Lennar’s Bonita National Golf & Country Club now open

The Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Lennar’s Bonita National Golf & Country Club recently to celebrate its grand opening.  More...