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Sanibel Island Writers Conference celebrates 10th anniversary

WRITERS CREATE IN ISOLATION, but crave community.   More...

Learn four pillars of the modern music industry

The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center presents a music program for kids and adults that connects students with the four key aspects of the music and recording industries. More...

10 Bests for a 10th anniversary

Because the Sanibel Island Writers Conference is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, we asked conference director Tom DeMarchi to come up with a list of 10 highlights from past years. More...

Youth to honor veterans through art at annual gala

Thousands of patriotic artworks and poems created by Lee County school children were submitted to a competition designed to remind the younger generation of the sacrifices of those who had come before. More...

Buster Brown’s been around a while

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Buster Brown first appeared in a comic strip in 1902. He and his dog, Tige, were characters in the very popular strip, but they became even more famous as a trademark for many products. The creator of the strip, Richard F. More...

Business News

Dining for dollars

Stats show restaurants are bringing in the dough

WHEN THE TRADE JOURNAL RESTAURANT BUSINESS this month published its 2015 list of the 100 top-grossing independent restaurants in the United States (meaning less than five under one owner or group), six Florida names appeared, including the famous Joe More...

Hedge funds for the rest of us

MONEY & INVESTING

When one thinks of wealth and affluence, certain images immediately come to mind. A huge mansion. Luxury sport car. Mega yacht. Grey Poupon Mustard. And in the financial world, the one area most closely tied to the mega-rich is the hedge fund. More...

Real Estate News

Hidden Harbor wins community of the year honors:

Fall grand opening this weekend

Hidden Harbor is an amazing new Gulf-access community in South Fort Myers that was recently named the Community of the Year by the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA). This weekend Stock is hosting a Fall Grand Opening at the community. More...

House Hunting:

20451 Chapel Trace, Estero

Here is a stunning, custom-built pool home in West Bay Club. The homeowner designed this luxurious layout with extra care and upgraded features that can be seen at every turn.  More...

Housing market shows strength in September

Florida’s housing sector continued its momentum with more sales, rising median prices and a tight inventory of homes for sale in September, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors. More...