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THERE WILL BE PLENTY OF OPERA IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA THIS SEASON

OPERA AFICIONADOS AND THOSE WHO HAVE ALWAYS WANTED TO BUT NEVER HAVE experienced the art form have equal opportunity to satisfy their desires right here in Southwest Florida this coming season.  More...

Gulfshore Opera offers accessible second season

“Our motto at Gulfshore Opera is: inclusive and accessible,” says its founder and artistic director, Steffanie Pearce.  In addition to its home base in Collier County, the fledgling company is reaching north to Lee and Charlotte coun More...

Opera Naples has a new vision for new season

“Opera is a live art form, always in constant change,” says Ramon Tebar of Opera Naples. “It’s in constant evolution, development and change.  More...

Real Estate News

Lyons Housing launches Turnberry model in South Fort Myers

Lyons Housing has begun construction of the Turnberry model, a luxury, custom-designed single-family home located at 14240 McGregor Blvd. in South Fort Myers. More...

Royal Shell Real Estate expanding to Cape Coral

Royal Shell Real Estate has closed on the purchase of a two-story office building in downtown Cape Coral, announced Michael Polly, vice president real estate operations. More...

Watermark gets water, sewer lines

Neal Communities has completed Phase 2 construction of underground utilities at Watermark, a 106-acre gated community located off Challenger Boulevard in Fort Myers, announced Dan Ciesielski, land development manager for Neal Communities South Region More...

Digging into the Lee County Fossil Club

Southwest Florida already has plenty of traffic, and during season, an abundance of tourists — now imagine it populated by mammoth elephants, saber-toothed cats, rhinoceroses and even camels roaming around.  Louis Stieffel digs the idea.&n More...

Business News

The internship

SWF interns and fellows are gaining experience and bringing youthful energy to local businesses

It’s a rite of passage for many college students as distinct as living alone for the first time, a toe-dip or full-on immersion in a world of economic imperatives and working professionals.  More...

Advice for the newbie investor

MONEY & INVESTING

Recently, I sat watching TV cuddled up next to my wife, relaxing after a hard day’s work. All of a sudden, I heard a blood-curdling scream in my left ear. My wife was in a panic as a relatively small insect was climbing up her jeans. More...

Living, traveling large:

Affluent Floridians plan to spend an average of $20,000 on vacations, bank survey says

Affluent Florida residents expect to spend an average of $20,116 on leisure travel this year, including airfare, accommodation, food, etc. — the highest among the states surveyed and more than the national average of $13,249.  More...