April 29, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Lending a helping hand on a long, hard road

Dr. Skip Benz, who retired as a pediatric dentist in Virginia and moved to Florida only because he had to fight cancer (he won), is talking about his day, and one of his favorite people, 14-year-old Michael. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

‘Split in Three’

2014 PlayLab winner closes season at Florida Repertory Theatre

THIS IS THE JOURNEY OF A PLAY.  First of all, there’s the spark of inspiration, the idea.  More...

Florida Repertory Theatre’s second annual PlayLab Festival

Just call it a smorgasbord of theater.  At Florida Repertory Theatre’s second annual PlayLab Festival, you can see two comedies, two dramas and the world premiere of a full production of a commissioned children’s play based on &ldquo More...

Community Foundation’s new exhibitit features PanAmerican Alliance artists

The Southwest Florida Community Foundation continues the spring season with another new exhibit in its 2014-2015 Art & Community exhibition series featuring work from the PanAmerican Alliance for Art, Culture and Industry.  More...

Saved by the system: Salvador Olmos’ story

For 13 years, Suzanne McCormick has been a Guardian ad Litem volunteer advocate — for many kids, recently including a young man named Salvador Olmos.  More...

New arena creates new opportunities at FSW

Florida SouthWestern State College President Jeff Allbritten was standing in Parking Lot 9 of his school’s Fort Myers campus last Thursday evening.  A clump of dirt with shovels sticking out of it was several steps away. More...

Inventive Hunzinger chairs designed for comfort

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

In the 1870s, fashionable chairs were made with padded upholstery, elaborate mahogany carved frames and springs to make the seats more comfortable. But George Jacob Hunzinger (1835-1898), a German immigrant craftsman, had other ideas. More...

Business News

Team building

Warfare, walls and wind building your business team

Remember when a trusting volunteer would blindly fall backward into the waiting arms of co-workers? Or employees worked together to build a better mousetrap? More...

Golf and the new money columnist

MONEY & INVESTING

Imagine that you are on the first hole of your favorite golf course about to tee off, when Rory Mcllroy suddenly walks up behind you and asks if he can join you for a round. More...

Mayor proclaims National Window Film Day

April 30 opens a window of opportunity for the Southwest Florida community to understand how window film can be a cost-effective solution to reduce energy costs, protect skin from the sun’s damaging UV rays and provide window safety.  More...

Real Estate News

San Marino features new luxury coach homes at Miromar Lakes

New construction opportunities are now available in the San Marino coach home neighborhood at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club. Phase 2 will offer 40 new residences with four new floor plan options. More...

$27 million building to replace clubhouse at Pelican Bay

The Club Pelican Bay has announced plans to replace its 35-year-old clubhouse with a new, $27 million building looking out over the club’s fairway, lake and signature ninth hole.  More...

WCI introduces Bayberry II home design at Cypress Bend in Shadow Wood Preserve

The addition of the Bayberry II at Cypress Bend provides homebuyers even more options in their choice of home design in WCI Communities’ single-family neighborhood in Shadow Wood Preserve.  Featuring a centrally-located great room, the thr More...