July 6, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Donation programs help support sea turtles nesting on Cayo Costa

Turtle nesting season in Florida runs now through September.  Several seasons have produced more than 300 nests of loggerhead and green turtles on Cayo Costa Island.  More...

St. Matthew’s House of Treasures celebrates reopening in Bonita

The Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for St. Matthew’s House of Treasures to celebrate the store’s grand reopening. It is located at 25091 Bernwood Drive, Bonita Springs.  More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

Fresh, Unusual, Surreal

A woman on the beach, wearing and sipping champagne, a wedding gown having her hair styled by another and blow dryer. A woman wielding scissors woman curled up in a refrigerator, reading a book. More...

Artist finds inspiration in things organic, imperfect

Ran Adler creates beauty from chaos. It’s what he’s done with his life. It’s what he does with his art. More...

I’m melting! Melting! Oh, what a world! What a world!

THE DIVA DIARIES

With apologies to Shakespeare, I say, “Now is the summer of our discontent … ” More...

Helpers needed to find bats

The Florida Master Naturalist Program, a citizen scientist program developed by the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, is leading a study of bats across the state of Florida and has put out a call for volunteer More...

Skanska Gates reels in $76,403 for Golisano Children’s Hospital

Skanska Gates, the joint venture company leading the construction of the new Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida, brought in $76,403 to benefit the hospital during a recent fishing tournament at the Pink Shell Beach Resort and Mar More...

Donny Overholser named Little League International Volunteer of the Year

Longtime Fort Myers American Little League President Donny Overholser has been named 2016 Little League International Volunteer of the Year by Little League International.  Mr. More...

Fort Myers Brewing hosts Leadership NEXT event

Leadership NEXT, a professional organization for advancing business leaders in Southwest Florida sponsored by the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, will host its next program from 4-6 p.m. More...

Business News

Southwest Florida restaurants offer their best deals during the summer

summer dining specials

Season in Southwest Florida means dining out is hectic, noisy, the wait for a table is long and parking can be a nightmare. More...

Transformation of GE makes it worth a look for investors

MONEY & INVESTING

When you think of GE, what is the first thing that comes to mind? More...

Encore Bank’s William Blevins Is promoted to executive VP

William Blevins, a 30-year banking veteran, has been promoted to executive vice president on Encore Bank. More...

Real Estate News

Homeownership

It is more profitable for single men than single women, records show

Homes owned by single men on average are valued 10 percent more and have appreciated $10,112 — 16 percent — more since purchase than homes owned by single women, an analysis by RealtyTrac shows.  More...

Fewer than 20 homes remain at Paseo:

Final move-in ready homes on offer at the 9-time Community of the Year

Stock Development is nearing sell-out at Paseo, the nine-time winner of the Lee Building Industry Association’s (LBIA) Community of the Year Award! More...

Holiday Builders partners with LaGace & Whitt

Holiday Builders is pleased to work with LaGace & Whitt Partners, a top real estate team at RE/MAX Realty Team, the number one real estate office in Lee County and the number one RE/MAX in the state of Florida. More...