August 31, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Fort Myers Rotary presents $5,702 to The First Tee of Lee County

Rotary Club of Fort Myers chose The First Tee of Lee County as the 2016 beneficiary of its annual charity golf tournament, the Rotary Cup. More...

Rock star cars are rock stars at Pebble Beach

BEHIND THE WHEEL

The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is the Super Bowl for classic cars. Only the top contenders get the opportunity to part the Sunday morning fog for one day of competition with all of the (automotive) world watching. More...

‘Ding’ Days photo contest deadline Sept. 15

The deadline for the 28th annual “Ding” Darling Days Amateur Nature Photography Contest is Sept. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

New works

GULFSHORE PLAYHOUSE’S ANNUAL NEW WORKS FESTIVAL is always full of surprises. The surprise this year is that all five new plays that will be presented as readings were written by women. More...

Theatre Conspiracy presents provocative play ‘The Gun Show’

Theatre Conspiracy presents “The Gun Show,” a new solo play by E.M. Lewis. The show received rave reviews and played extended runs in its two previous productions in Chicago and Los Angeles.   More...

An open letter to Millennial women about addressing those of a certain age

THE DIVA DIARIES

Dear Millennial Ladies:  More...

Florida consumer sentiment at lowest in the last year

Consumer sentiment among Floridians plummeted 4.8 points in August to 88.2, according to the latest University of Florida consumer survey. In the lowest reading in the last year, all five components that make up the index declined.  More...

GiGi’s Playhouse fundraiser to aid Down syndrome center

GiGi’s Playhouse plans to open a Down syndrome achievement center in Southwest Florida in early 2017. The Fort Myers location will join 31 GiGi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Center locations across the nation and in Mexico. More...

Registration deadline near for Par-Tee for Tots tourney

The golfer registration deadline for the inaugural Par-Tee for Tots charity golf tournament to benefit Child Care of Southwest Florida is Sept. 10. More...

Lakes Park foundation to host ‘Scarecrows in the Park’ contest

Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation invites the Southwest Florida community to participate in its seventh annual “Scarecrows in the Park” contest during the Fall and Halloween Festival Oct. 21-30 at Lakes Regional Park.  More...

Syndication helps comic book collectibles maintain value

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Many comic book, movie and TV heroes are so popular that they inspire hundreds of different collectibles. Often, interest in the characters dies about 25 years after the last new episode of their shows are shown. More...

Business News

Cuba travel

Trips come with limits

Although many see full-scale U.S. tourism in Cuba as an inevitability in the years to come, it is still prohibited by our government. More...

Dollar General strategy is risky, so stock buy not advised

MONEY & INVESTING

As a small-business owner, I know the desire to take on and beat your larger competitors. It is that drive that creates innovation and is one of the key principals of capitalism. More...

Real Estate News

Low inventory drives down existing home sales

July sales decrease year-over-year for first time since November 2015

Slowed by frustratingly low inventory levels in many parts of the country, existing-home sales lost momentum in July and decreased year-over-year for the first time since November 2015, according to the National Association of Realtors. More...

915 Cornish Lane

IN KEY WEST Two bedrooms, 1½ bathrooms, $1,400,000

Recently featured on HGTV’s new show “Hunting Vintage” and the home of men’s fashion designer Andrew Christian, this stunning contemporary cottage is tucked away at the end of a quiet lane. More...

Allure’s “Experience” and “Experience Penthouse” floorplans provide options for a variety of unique tastes

ALLURE, the new, luxury 32-story condominium to be developed on the banks of the Caloosahatchee River in the Historic Downtown Fort Myers River District, has a variety of unique floorplans to suit any taste. More...