April 22, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

’15-’16:

The upcoming theater season

As local theaters stage their final productions of the season, it’s that time of year when we look Janus-like at the season that’s just ending and next season to come. More...

LaBelle abuzz with excitement over mural

Very large bees, ones big enough to star in science fiction movies, are popping out on the side of a building in LaBelle.  They look about the size of golden retrievers but these bees don’t bark and they don’t flit about or pollinate More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 9 P.M.Doc Martin: Do Not Disturb Season 4 continues as Martin seeks out Louisa to talk about his new surgeon’s job in London. They’re interrupted by Bert, who wants to plan a baby shower for Louisa. More...

Florida Weekly wins Chrysalis Award

Honors local individuals and businesses for community contributions

Florida Weekly, the state’s fastest growing newspaper, won the annual Chrysalis Award for business development at an event hosted last week by The Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau and the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce.   More...

Venetian gondola chair can take you for an expensive ride

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

A gondola chair, according to furniture dictionaries, is a late 18th- to early 19thcentury chair with a concave back and side rails that curve down to the seat. More...

Business News

Going once, going twice…

Local auctioneers sell just about anything

It takes Aubrey Bailey about 15 seconds to sell a calf at the Okeechobee Livestock Market, his easy tumbling cadence or what auctioneer’s call “the chant” rolling from his mouth, which is often kept in good working order with a piec More...

Good investors read good books and lots of reports

MONEY & INVESTING

Good investors read multiple periodicals on a regular basis and good investors attempt to annually read several books for much deeper investment understanding. More...

BBQ, Bands and Brew fundraiser brings in $61,000

The Lee Building Industry Association raised a record $61,000 during the sixth annual BBQ , Bands and Brew presented by All Star Equipment Rentals and Sales to benefit its nonprofit charitable arm Builders Care.  More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

14034 Lavante Court, Bonita Springs

This Toll Brothers Saranac model is built on one of the best lots in Palmira, looking south across a lake to a wide view of two golf-course fairways.  More...

RV trade show rolls back into town

Region One of the Florida RV Trade Association returns for its 20th annual admission-free recreation vehicle show at the CenturyLink Sports Complex/ Hammond Stadium in south Fort Myers Friday through Sunday, April 24-26.  More...

WCI introduces garden homes at Livingston Lakes

WCI Communities has added garden homes to complement the carefree lifestyle at Livingston Lakes, the company’s newest Naples community.  Offering views of lakes and nature preserves, the garden homes are available in two-story buildings wi More...