May 10, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

Southwest Florida Community Foundation fund will help immigrants

The Land of Opportunity Fund, an endowed field of interest fund of the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, has been established by an anonymous donor who will match donations of $50,000 or more with an additional $50,000. More...

SalusCare health company will hold job fair on May 18

SalusCare, the largest and most comprehensive provider of mental health and substance abuse treatment services in Southwest Florida, will host a job fair on from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, May 18 on its Evans Campus at 3763 Evans Ave. More...

Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation hosts National Public Garden Day

The Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation will host a celebration in recognition of National Public Gardens Day from 8 a.m. More...

Women’s Health Week reminds us to care for ourselves

In the spirit of Women’s Health Week, May 14-21, it is important to not only address the health of women in general, but to also examine the care we are providing for ourselves. More...

2017 Community Prayer Breakfast, Harborside Event Center, Fort Myers

PRAYER BREAKFAST

1. Dr. Lucille O’Neal, Mayor Randy Henderson and Rev. Thom Shafer More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

2017 Summer Movies

Plan now for a hot season of cool films

AS USUAL, YOU WON’T NEED your brain for most of the 2017 summer movie season. Assembling this list is an annual exercise in familiarity, as sequels, franchise properties and R-rated comedies are clearly en vogue with moviegoers. More...

Key West Songwriters Festival returns

IT’S TIME TO SADDLE UP, KEY WEST: the songwriters are back in town, more than 200 of them at once, and they’re ready to make some serious noise. More...

From ‘just talking’ to ‘hanging out,’ here’s how things get serious

THE DIVA DIARIES

I’m well past the days of proms, but I confess to loving prom season. More...

SWFL Harmony Chamber aids LGBTQ businesses with common interests

The Southwest Florida Harmony Chamber of Commerce’s goal is basic: To make life more harmonious for the gay community, to lessen the chance of encountering sour notes when visiting businesses and knowing where they’re welcome.  Chamb More...

Larry Antonucci, M.D. and COO named Lee Health president/CEO

The Lee Health board of directors has chosen Larry Antonucci, M.D., to succeed Jim Nathan as president/ CEO of the health system. Dr. Antonucci has served as Lee Health COO since 2011. More...

Stacy joins Phelan group to direct digital initiatives

Jennifer Stacy, longtime news anchor and television personality in Southwest Florida, has joined Phelan Family Brands. More...

Arbor Day Foundation offers tree-care booklet with $3 donation

The Arbor Day Foundation is offering a handy tree-care booklet designed to help people plant and care for trees.  Anyone can receive Conservation Trees, a user-friendly booklet featuring illustrations, colorful photos, and easily understood desc More...

Palmer named executive director of southern gulf Red Cross chapter

The American Red Cross Chapter Florida’s Southern Gulf Chapter has named Jill Palmer as its new executive director. In this new professional role, Ms. More...

Popularity of smelling-salt bottles revived

ANTIQUES

Smelling salts have been used to revive someone who is feeling faint or has lost consciousness since the days of the Romans. But it was not until the 18th century that smelling-salt holders became fashionable. More...

Business News

SUMMER AT THE MOVIES

Theaters ratchet up the promotions to get patrons into seats for summer films.

IT HAPPENS EVERY LATE SPRING: A COUPLE OF big-leaguers with cannons for arms start throwing fastballs over 100 mph on the diamond, and the blockbuster movie season begins on the silver screen. More...

U.S. must heed the lesson of Puerto Rico’s massive debt, bankruptcy

MONEY & INVESTING

With all the amazing advances scientists are making around the world, one, which has seemingly been left out, is time travel. More...

Car companies are trading brands like quarterbacks

BEHIND THE WHEEL

The NFL draft should have nothing to do with the auto industry. But as a few key trades have affected an entire league, right now, it feels like there is little difference between the gridiron and the assembly line. More...

Real Estate News

Town ambassadors welcome you at Babcock Ranch

From the land of sunshine and sustainable technology, four ambassadors welcome visitors who stop by Babcock Ranch to find out more about the solar-powered community which is in the works. More...

Design partners complement Grandview’s island lifestyle

Inspired by modern-minded architecture and a one-of-a-kind waterfront location, a quartet of award-winning teams are composing designs in harmony with the island lifestyle afforded by London Bay Homes’ luxury 11-story high-rise on the southern More...

ONE offers exclusive waterfront residences at a significant value for smart money-conscious buyers

ONE, the new, 18-story, luxury condominium to rise in the Historic River District of Fort Myers, is truly ONE-of-a-kind. More...