March 16, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Hit the road for guided tour of Sarasota’s mid century treasures

The American Institute of Architects- Florida SW invites the public to hop aboard a luxury coach bound for Sarasota for the Mid Century Modern Architecture Tour on Saturday, March 19.  Naples residents can board the bus at 7:30 a.m. More...

R/T Scat Pack: A purple people-eater with a practical side

BEHIND THE WHEEL

The American muscle car is alive and well, and the Dodge Challenger R/T with Scat Pack is the proof. One look at this coupe, and it is obvious that the design’s main goal is to stir up emotion for the original icon of the ’70s. More...

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Misdeeds, Mysteries in the Woods

Maine wilderness plays critical part in Paul Doiron’s crime novels

EVERY YEAR, PAUL Doiron raises the murder rate in Maine. The novelist kills off another few people in his books in order that his protagonist, Game Warden Mike Bowditch, has another crime to solve. More...

Luau of Life fundraiser at SBDAC helps young cancer patients

Two-time leukemia survivor Chansen Savakinus invites everyone to come out and support Luau of Life, a celebration set for March 19 at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center in downtown Fort Myers.  More than a fundraiser, Luau of Life celebrate More...

In search of a safe subject for dinner conversation

THE DIVA DIARIES

I don’t know about your mom, but my mom always told me there were two subjects that were taboo at dinner: “Never, ever discuss politics or religion around the table,” she advised. More...

FGCU researchers lead race to understand, combat Zika virus

Research at Florida Gulf Coast University may help lead the fight against the Zika virus that has spawned international concern and public health emergencies in parts of Florida and the Americas. More...

What you need to know about the Zika virus infection

Zika is a virus transmitted by mosquitoes that recently spread to the Americas. More...

Mr. Peanut costumes highly collectible, and bring sweet auction prices

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Mr. Peanut is a trademark for Planters Peanuts that has been in use for 100 years. Amedeo Obici and Mario Peruzzi (who later became his brother-in law) started the Planters Nut and Chocolate Co. in 1906 in Pennsylvania. More...

Limited edition may mean limited appeal when selling

COLLECTOR’S CORNER

A woman was helping her dad clear his house to put it on the market, and it was full. It seemed her late mom was an inveterate shopper. QVC, eBay — you name it. More...

Business News

Fair for everyone

County fairs an explosion of lights, thrilling rides and bursting economies

The Fair. More...

Investors should know the reason when a company buys back stocks

MONEY & INVESTING

In 2015, many publicly traded companies were facing a big problem — they were amassing huge amounts of cash. Apple had $178 billion. Microsoft had over $90 billion and Google $64 billion. More...

Tattooed workers treated same as those with none, study shows

Having a tattoo has no impact on an individual’s employment or earnings, according to a new study from the University of Miami School of Business Administration.  More...

Real Estate News

Stock Signature Homes has 30 furnished models on display in the 2016 CBIA Parade of Homes!

Stock Signature Homes has a magnificent collection of homes open in six area communities during this year’s Collier Building Industry Association Parade of Homes. The Parade of Homes completes its run this weekend, March 18th – 20th. More...

Verandah Open House Weekend:

Discover new home designs and neighborhoods with up to $25,000 in savings

Now is the perfect time to discover the unmatched Verandah lifestyle. More...

Move-in ready homes available at Paseo Community nears sell-out

Paseo has won the Lee Building Industry Association’s (LBIA) Community of the Year Award a record nine times! More...