December 14, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Exhibit spotlights cars that competed in 1950s deadly road race

One of the greatest and most dangerous road races of all time is remembered in an exhibition running through April 30 at The Revs Institute for Automotive Research Inc. in Naples. More...

Golisano, Cape Coral hospitals earn Leapfrog Group top rating

For the first time, two Lee Health organizations, Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida and Cape Coral Hospital, have been named top hospitals by The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit organization driving a movement for quality a More...

Christmas tree stands from 19th century bring collectors top dollar

ANTIQUES

Early Christmas trees were freshly cut from a nearby forest. By the 19th century, fresh trees were brought into a church or home and decorated. More...

Driving drowsy doubles risk of accidents on U.S. roadways

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has released new research revealing that drivers who miss between one to two hours of the recommended seven hours of sleep in a 24-hour period nearly double their risk for a crash.  More...

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A list of all the parties at all of the places you need to check out this New Year’s Eve in SWFL

NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATIONS

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Famed Russian ballet brings ‘Nutcracker’ to SWFL

Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” is practically synonymous with the holiday season. The story of Clara and her nutcracker-prince is often a child’s introduction to the ballet. More...

I want to wash my hands, my face and hair with snow*

THE DIVA DIARIES

A couple of years ago, I met a new friend and his family who had just moved to Southwest Florida from Detroit. They’re a sweet young couple with two little boys, and my Michiganborn friend doesn’t have a mean bone in his body.  More...

FWC’s Imperiled Species Management Plan

The Imperiled Species Management Plan is a capstone on five years of work developing the plan, and over a decade of revising the listing process. More...

First in Florida: Balloon treatment for obesity introduced

Swallow three pills and lose up to 60 pounds in six months. Sounds like a miracle, right? More...

Norman Love, Mark Loren featured at event benefiting Harlem Heights

Love Your Neighbor, an annual event featuring Norman Love Confections and Mark Loren Designs, will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, at the riverfront Gulf Harbour home of Alan and Patricia Canfield. More...

The dish on why I love Depression glass of all kinds

COLLECTOR’S CORNER

When I first started going to antiques shows and shops in the early 1960s, Depression glass was everywhere. More...

Fort Myers explores options for use of reclaimed water

The city of Fort Myers is seeking creative alternatives for use of its excess supply of reclaimed water, which is wastewater that has been treated and disinfected to meet the standards of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, and to pro More...

Christmas carol sing raises 5,000 pounds of food for needy

About 5,000 pounds of food was donated at the 26th annual Christmas Carol Sing Dec. 6 at First Presbyterian Church of Fort Myers, which was sponsored and organized by the Galloway Family of Dealerships. More...

Business News

Holiday gifting

Why giving thought makes sense/cents for businesses

Many local business executives have long ago filled out their naughty and nice lists, deciding which clients and customers will receive holiday gifts. More...

‘Tax holiday’ on profit outside U.S. will likely aid wealthy the most

MONEY & INVESTING

There is no doubt that many of president elect Trump’s proposed polices are very pro-business. More...

Chrysler Pacifica says it’s OK to return to the minivan

BEHIND THE WHEEL

The candle that shines the brightest usually burns out the quickest, and the minivan is the perfect example. More...

Real Estate News

Beautiful land, water, buildings offer opportunity

This country home, at 11160 Deal Rd. More...

Holiday Builders – 34 years strong

There are so many benefits of living in Cape Coral, like plenty of sunshine, warm weather and endless recreational opportunities on the water. More...

Prices at Allure touted as best in town for waterfront luxury

ALLURE, the new 32-story condominium to be built on the Caloosahatchee River in the Historic Downtown Fort Myers River District, has been attracting a great deal of attention lately as the best-priced luxury condominium in the local market. More...