December 9, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Dine with former POW Jessica Lynch

A special dinner honoring the nation’s first female prisoner of war, Jessica Lynch will be hosted by 21st Century Oncology in support of the efforts of American Legion Post 38. The event will take place at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. More...

Gambone vases differ like father and son

KOVEL : ANTIQUES

Guido Gambone (1909-1969) was an important Italian ceramic artist in the 1950s and ’60s. His colorful vases in modern shapes with almost comic-strip-shaped animal figures were very different from designs by earlier Italian makers. More...

Speakers Assembly luncheon presents Bob Graham

Bob Graham, former U.S. senator and governor of Florida, will be the featured speaker at The Speakers Assembly of Southwest Florida luncheon event at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. More...

Cape Coral Technical College to present open house

Cape Coral Technical College will host an open house event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Weird wreaths

If McGyver were an artist, these are the kind of Christmas wreaths he’d likely make, cleverly crafted from whatever happened to be at hand: coffee stirrers, forks, bits of wire, beer cans. This year, for its Recycled Holiday More...

Taps & Tunes Craft Beer Festival coming to downtown

The Taps &Tunes Craft Beer and Music Festival, a new River District event hosted by the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, will celebrate the best in beer tasting and music from 2-8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30. More...

Once it’s on Facebook, it’s always out there — somewhere

THE DIVA DIARIES

It’s 10 o’clock on a Wednesday night. More...

Electric’s long history of losing out to petroleum

It might seem surprising, but electric cars are not a new idea. At the turn of the last century, gasoline, electricity and steam power were all on U.S. roads vying for public acceptance. More...

FGCU inventors combine perspiration and inspirationinspi

In a spectacular demonstration of selling brilliance and engineering savvy, 125 students lit up FGCU’s Sugden Ballroom last week with prototype models of inventions they’d conceived, designed and built in competing teams.   More...

Hope springs eternal

IN MEMORIAM

“There is no footprint too small to leave an imprint on this world.”  — Author unknown   More...

Aspiring Edisons to compete for scholarships

The Thomas Alva Edison Kiwanis Science and Engineering Fair and the Thomas A. Edison Festival of Light Regional Inventors Fair will host about 700 student competitors on Saturday, Jan 23. More...

Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation awards $200,000 grant to food bank

The Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation has awarded a $200,000 grant to the Harry Chapin Food Bank. More...

Business News

Flights climb

More student pilots are signing up for a change in perspective

Jean Lewis motored the small plane — a Cessna 172, the industry standard for flight schools that use them for training — onto the runway at the Punta Gorda Airport. More...

Who cares what the Fed does?

MONEY & INVESTING

I have learned a lot about human nature watching my 7-year-old twins interact with their peers. One thing I found very interesting is how bullies tend to behave. More...

Real Estate News

Minto's The Isles of Collier Preserve named master-planned community of the year

nears completion of the highly anticipated The Isles Club

Minto Communities has received many national, regional and local awards for The Isles of Collier Preserve in Naples, including most recently the Grand Aurora Award for Master-Planned Community of the Year awarded by the Florida Home Builders Associat More...

America’s most expensive listing: $159 million

Real estate prices continue to increase in Florida, and so does the price for America’s most expensive home: La Palais Royal, modeled after the Palace of Versaille in France, in Hillsboro Beach. More...

Builders Care and Lennar team up to build home for veteran’s family

The Lee BIA Builders Care and Lennar Homes, along with more than 100 other local business and community partners, have come together to build a new home for a family in Cape Coral this holiday season. More...