January 20, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Grande Dames to be honored, share wisdom

PACE Center for Girls of Lee County has selected three more women to be honored at the eighth annual Grande Dames Tea honoring some of our community’s most revered women.  This year’s honorees are:  More...

THE FIND: Vintage lighted clock by the United Clock Corp. of Brooklyn

LOOK WHAT I FOUND

Bought: West Palm Beach Antiques Festival. Next show is Feb. 5-7; wpbaf.com.  Cost: $50  The Skinny: This retro clock takes me back to my childhood.  More...

The Kate Greenaway look was popular in the late 19th century

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Kate Greenaway (1846-1901), an English artist, often is called the creator of picture books. As a young girl, she drew watercolor pictures of children dressed in old-fashioned clothes in a nearby village. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

The Amish Project

One-woman show delves into the power and meaning of forgiveness

Tera Nicole Miller’s been thinking about forgiveness lately. A lot.  Performing in a play about the Amish can have that effect on you.  More...

Marvelously Mercer: Florida Rep salutes the Songbird of Savannah

“I really do love the Great American Songbook,” says Robert Cacioppo, producing artistic director of Florida Repertory Theatre.  More...

With the new year comes the Southwest Florida seasonal plague

THE DIVA DIARIES

The plague has officially hit Southwest Florida, and it’s a doozy this time.  More...

Legislators in their own words

Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto, R, District 30: My personal goals include, first and foremost, testing the backlog of rape kits that exist, some 13,000 across the state that have been untested for years. More...

Who represents you in Tallahassee?

It’s OK if you haven’t been paying attention — if perhaps a few elections have passed you by and maybe you’ve fallen behind. More...

Keep or sell? Sometimes, taking a picture helps us focus

COLLECTOR’S CORNER

There’s always one question I hear when I set up at a show or lecture:  What do I do with my stuff? Nobody wants it. More...

Three performances planned for 27th annual Mrs. Edison’s Hymn Sing

Celebrate the Edison Festival of Light and help feed the hungry by attending Mrs. Edison’s Hymn Sing Tuesday, Feb. 9, at the First Presbyterian Church in downtown Fort Myers at the corner of Second Street and Lee Street.  More...

Business News

Yoga everywhere

Local studios are teaching students how to tune up body, mind and spirit

When your inner rage rhino manifests itself as you drive on our congested roadways; when running the rat race is running you down; when you feel like knocking strangers’ hats off in the street; when you look down and can’t see your own tw More...

It’s not just China playing havoc with equities

MONEY & INVESTING

When I was thinking of moving here in 2014, it was May and the weather was just awful. More...

Real Estate News

Couple finds their second WCI dream home in Hampton Park

Paul and Angie Noiseux found the opportunity to make their dream home a reality when they discovered Hampton Park, WCI Communities’ intimate new-home community in Gateway in Fort Myers. More...

Beautiful models and move-in ready homes showcased during Verandah open house January 23-24

The season is in full swing at Verandah in Fort Myers! More...

Ave Maria is Southwest Florida’s fastest selling new home community

¦ 2015 Community of the Year  More...