January 6, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Festival celebrates golden retrievers

Participants can go to the dogs at the seventh annual GoldenFest, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21. More...

One thing we all have in common: We think our treasures are just that

COLLECTOR’S CORNER

Antiques are the great equalizer.  I never realized it until recently.  The one thing many of us have in common is that we possess an item we think may be worth something. And many of us want to know how to sell it.  More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Artful mysteries

A long, winding path finally led Bonita Springs novelist to her genre

There’s an art to writing about art. Bonita Springs author Barbara Shapiro has cultivated that skill, mixing it with her ability to spin a good mystery story. More...

Symphony presents two ‘Grand Nights’ of Rodgers & Hammerstein

The Southwest Florida Symphony presents its first Pops Concert of its 55th season, “It’s a Grand Night for Rodgers & Hammerstein,” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 8-9.  More...

From now on, it’s up, up and away instead of hitting the road

THE DIVA DIARIES

There was a time when I adored a road trip. My husband Todd and I would load up the car with our luggage, lots of beef jerky and a six pack of Red Bull and take off into the wild blue yonder with our sidekick, Gumby, on the dashboard. More...

State road projects to accommodate growth in 2016 and beyond

Roads swell with more traffic every year in Southwest Florida, and planners look ahead at how to manage it. More...

Sewing boxes keep capturing imaginations, plus needles and thread

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Every household had a person who could make, alter and mend clothing before the sewing machine was invented in 1842. Learning to darn, mend and make samplers was part of the education for girls rich enough to go to school in a city. More...

Tri-city motorcycle run to Benefit ACT

Barclay’s Real Estate Group, a Fort Myers-based real estate service company, has partnered with Abuse Counseling and Treatment Inc., and will host a motorcycle run that will take place on Saturday, Jan. 9. More...

Business News

Get paid to speak

Employing the art of oratory to boost your income

TED talks, YouTube rants and Mr. Peanut, the mascot for Planters Peanuts, are all signs of just how highly valued the art of oratory is today.  More...

A look back as we look forward to 2016

MONEY & INVESTING

If I asked you to list a few of the important national and global events that happened in 2015, it might take you a few minutes to think of them. More...

Real Estate News

Over $100 million in sales recorded at Kalea Bay

The construction site is extremely busy at Kalea Bay, the highrise community being developed by Soave Real Estate on Vanderbilt Drive in North Naples. More...

Hidden Harbor wins 2015 Community of the Year honors: New furnished model under construction

With its beautifully designed homes and a clubhouse overlooking the Gulfaccess harbor, Hidden Harbor recently earned the 2015 Community of the Year award from the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA). More...

New 12-unit townhome building complete at Paseo: Inventory units are available

Stock Construction has completed construction of a new building of flats and townhomes at Paseo, the nine-time Community of the Year.  More...