January 27, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Angel for the homeless needs mercy

STUFF THAT MATTERS

For Sharie Zipperer, packing up clothes, blankets and food for homeless people is as routine as brushing her teeth or reading the news in the morning.  For nearly 15 years she has secured help and support for the homeless and the helpless.  More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Film stills of an African-American life: photographer Clifton Henri returns to ArtFest

Clifton Henri tells stories with photographs. Or, as he puts it, "I reference life, and I paint with light." He describes his work as "film stills from a broader American story" or "film stills of an African-American life." More...

Making their art work for them

At first glance, the paintings of stately palms and languid Florida backwaters soon to be on view at The von Liebig Art Center have little aesthetic connection to the other works that will be displayed alongside them: street artist Purvis Young&rsquo More...

A gentle reminder of social-season dos and don’ts

THE DIVA DIARIES

Recently, a friend of mine who has two young children and who happens to be quite slim and physically fit was at a sparkling social event when a distant acquaintance walked up, hugged her and smiled widely, asking (LOUDLY, mind you), “Oh my goo More...

Amateur python wranglers pounce in the Everglades

During the week, Spencer Cordell is a Lee County criminal defense attorney, but for the 2016 Python Challenge, he intends to head to the wilds of the Everglades, channel his inner Crocodile Dundee, and catch some big snakes on the weekends.   More...

LeeSar to honor Cape Coral soldier, Capt. Daniel William Eggers

To honor the service and sacrifice of the late Capt. Daniel William Eggers, LeeSar, a regional health care supply chain management company, will present The American Fallen Soldiers Project event on Thursday, Feb. 11. In 2004, Capt. More...

Expressive Egyptologist examines Middle East turmoil

The Academy of Lifelong Learning welcomes popular Professor Adrian Kerr to Shell Point Retirement Community for “Middle East Turmoil,” an educational presentation at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. More...

Business News

Hassle-free boating

Whatever the economic climate, boat clubs manage to boom

John Crowe and John Giglio run competing businesses that defied every stereotype coming off the assembly line of economic disasters during the Great Recession — their businesses did better, not worse, when times were hard.  More...

Puerto Rico’s in some serious trouble

MONEY & INVESTING

When you think of Puerto Rico what comes to mind? Beautiful sandy beaches? Coconut rum? Ricky Martin? The Caribbean island is famous for so many things. Unfortunately, the unincorporated U.S. More...

Real Estate News

Parade of Homes starts Friday at Quail West

The 2016 Joint, Single-Site CBIALBIA Parade of Homes opens Friday at Quail West in North Naples and continues this weekend and Friday, February 5 through Sunday, February 7. Hours on Friday and Saturday are 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. More...

Free pool with single-family homes & Twin Villas at Paseo: strong sales as community nears sell-out

Paseo is South Fort Myers’ most popular community and has saved the best for last. More...

House Hunting:

11809 Via Novelli Court Miromar Lakes

This former model in the Murano neighborhood on The Peninsula at Miromar Lakes comes with a private boat dock. There are four bedrooms, five full and two half-baths in more than 4,900 air-conditioned square feet.  More...