April 13, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Food Bank volunteers fuel success in fight to feed hungry

When Maureen Yuster moved to Southwest Florida 25 years ago, she thought she knew what to expect.  “I guess I had a certain mental picture of what the community was like in Florida — a bunch of happy retirees, golfing, playing on the More...

Hyundai Veloster – the outstanding, oddball virtues of being different

Daring to be different has a thin margin of error. It’s the line that separates a tech entrepreneur from your weird uncle Randy. But both will find appeal and value in the asymmetrical Hyundai Veloster.  More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

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Two theaters stage works by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright

DISTURBING. UNSETTLING. COMPLICATED. PROVOCATIVE. These are just some of the adjectives people use in reaction to Ayad Akhtar’s plays about modern Muslims in America. More...

Music, art merge in multimedia world premier

Concerts and art shows are common happenings in Southwest Florida’s active cultural scene, but rarely at these events does an audience have the chance to be immersed into the artistic process of highly creative people.  More...

Does the FitBit count if I’m walking in my sleep?

THE DIVA DIARIES

Living in Florida, one really can’t say that one is getting in shape due to swimsuit season being upon us because, truly, unless it’s one of those three random days in February when the temperature dips into the 50s for a minute, it&rsquo More...

Artful Gardens: A place where people with autism or special needs come first

Mark Tracy’s introduction to the struggles of life with a cognitive disability came through his 7-year-old nephew, Cody. Like many diagnosed with autism, Cody had speech problems and got picked on at the playground.  More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Furniture made by earlier workmen often inspires later designers who create a modern version. More...

Fort Myers Junior League hosts past presidents luncheon

The Junior League of Fort Myers Inc. More...

Readers share their treasures

THE FIND: Decorative Old Taylor Distillery decanter.

The story: This old whiskey bottle sat on the back bar of my grandparents’ tavern for at least 30 years. I inherited the bottle, among other things, upon my grandmother’s death 10 years ago. More...

Business News

High-powered summit set to strategize sustainability

CHRIS SHAREK WAS AMONG ONE OF THE FIRST in line to buy a Chevy Volt when the electric car was first released in the U.S. Now, five years later, he’s amazed at how many more electric and hybrid cars he’s seeing on the road. More...

Annuities can be a solid investment, if you check out the company, costs and rules

MONEY & INVESTING

The one topic I am asked to write about the most, both by people I meet on the street and via email, is annuities. More...

Above Board Chamber presents Southwest Florida Workforce Summit

Jeanne Sweeney, founder and president of the Above Board Chamber of Florida, in cooperation with title sponsor Southwest Florida International Airport, will present the Southwest Florida Workforce Summit on Thursday, May 12, at Harborside Event Cente More...

Real Estate News

Award winning homes by Holiday Builders

Holiday Builders has opened a sales center in the Nicholas Parkway Retail Center as the award-winning builder completes construction on several new express move-in homes in Cape Coral. More...

March sales jump at Paseo: move-in ready homes available

Sales are on the rise at Paseo, which has won the Lee Building Industry Association’s (LBIA) Community of the Year Award a record nine times! More...

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...