June 14, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

Love That Dress!9 to raffle car at fashion show

Love That Dress!9 will present the Funky Fashion Show from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, June 21, at the Cape Coral Yacht Club, 5819 Driftwood Parkway.  It will feature entertainment, food, raffles and prizes.  More...

Marriott opens local-oriented hotel in Estero

The 114-suite TownePlace Suites by Marriott opened its doors to travelers on June 8 in Estero.  More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Naples Art Association puts photographs from around the country in the SPOTLIGHT

PHOTOGRAPHY IS ALL ABOUT LIGHT, capturing an image with everything from bright white to coal black and all the gradations of gray — or color — in between.  More...

Films made in Southwest Florida bring home to the screen

There’s a special thrill that comes with seeing your hometown in a movie.  All those familiar sights and sites, up there on the big screen: Look, there’s downtown! There’s the beach! There’s the courthouse! More...

Settling in for a long, cool season of binge-watching

THE DIVA DIARIES

Finally, after a long, long wait, binge season is here.  Not binge eating, not binge drinking and not binge shopping. Instead, it’s time for the most glorious binging of all: The Netflix Binge.  More...

Two-year undercover FWC operation busts gator ring

On a dark night two years ago, thieves cut through the fences, then cut the padlocks on the incubators at Gatorama on U.S. More...

SWFL Community Foundation awards 150 scholarships, totaling $800,000 in five counties

The Southwest Florida Community Foundation recently granted a record $800,000 and 150 scholarships through a competitive process to local high school students, undergraduate and graduate students from Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry and Lee counti More...

Food bank is giving away repellent targeting Zika

The Harry Chapin Food Bank will distribute 80,000 units of OFF! mosquito repellent during June, July and August to those in need throughout its service area of Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties. More...

Secretly rewarding family-style machines

BEHIND THE WHEEL

There is a perception to owning a family car. It’s an idea that power and sportiness were given up in the name of space and utility. But then there are also these two. More...

Business News

Filling the gap

Futuremakers Coalition surveys shows Southwest Florida companies need employees with business skills

COMPANIES THROUGHOUT SOUTHwest Florida are looking for new employees with business, accounting and internet technology skills — and nearly 79 percent are willing to pay more for qualified candidates. More...

It has risks, of course, but cloud security company a good investment

MONEY & INVESTING

People always ask me why I continue to write Money & Investing articles now that I am in the jewelry business. I guess there are two main reasons. More...

Real Estate News

Study: Five causes at root of low homeownership rate

Despite steadily improving local job markets and historically low mortgage rates, the U.S. More...

The Rainer by Holiday Builders wins eight CCCIA Builders Showcase Awards

Holiday Builders is proud to announce The Rainer wins eight Cape Coral Construction Industry (CCCIA) Builders Showcase Awards including Category 1 Best Overall. More...

Models by Fox Premier Builders nearing completion at Babcock Ranch

Fox Premier Builders’ Camden and Cabin furnished models are expected to be completed by the end of this month in the Lake Timber neighborhood at Babcock Ranch, a new 18,000-acre solar powered town being developed by Kitson & Partners 20 min More...