June 22, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

Naples-Immokalee-Marco workforce most diversified for the 3rd quarter

Bucking expectations, the Naples- Immokalee-Marco Island metropolitan statistical area maintained its ranking as the most diverse workforce in the state of Florida, according to a quarterly report issued by Florida Gulf Coast University’s Indus More...

Since 1871, Majolica is magic for collectors

ANTIQUES

It is impossible to miss Minton majolica in a room. It usually is shaped like animals, birds, flowers or just fantasies. More...

Bay Pines VA committed to ending suicide among veterans

On May 31, the VA Secretary David J. Shulkin delivered his first “State of the VA” address highlighting the activity and direction of the agency since his appointment in February. More...

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Real Estate News

Nearly 9 million borrowers have regained equity since 2011

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Stock Development features its best summer pricing for move-in ready homes across Southwest Florida

This weekend marks the beginning of summer and Stock Development is celebrating with special pricing for its move-in ready homes. More...

Save Up To $15,000 in Ave Maria

Ave Maria offers savings all summer long from its three builders- CC Homes, Del Webb, and Pulte Homes. Save up to $15,000* on a new home including 2-6 bedroom designs and build the home of your dreams at an affordable price. More...

Wine is ...

We asked friends from the community to finish this sentence. “Wine is ...” We got some interesting replies.

“Wine is something I wish I could drink a lot of without gaining a pound.”  — April Florio, Fort Myers, actress   More...

Dolly’s Dream helps dogs shed bad reputations

For the last 15-plus years, the pitbull has had a strong hold on the “dangerous” breed label and it has shown in measures such as overzealous laws in cities banning the breed completely and breed restrictions in living facilities. More...

Cypress Cove literacy program recognized with outstanding business partner award

Cypress Cove at HealthPark Florida has received the Florida Literacy Coalition’s 2017 Outstanding Business Partner Award in recognition of its highly successful employee literacy program, Project Boomerang. More...

There’s more to the Encore than even Buick is telling you

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Buick has done a great job of overcoming an image problem. Advertisements poke fun at its persona with people who don’t believe that attractive cars belong to the once-stodgy brand. More...

Business News

Tapping talent

YOU HAVE TO PAY, OFTEN A LOT, TO GO TO COLLEGE OR university. But now that can pay off from the get-go if you’re a student at Florida Gulf Coast University. And you have a good idea. More...

If you engage them, young professionals will stay

BONITA SPRINGS AREA CHAMBER INSIDER

Although this region is popular for seasonal residents and retirees, Southwest Florida also has a growing number of young professionals. More...

Food bank calls on local community to ‘Care and Share’ for hungry seniors

The Harry Chapin Food Bank is launching the Care & Share: Senior Feeding Campaign, a $1.1 million program aimed at feeding more than 2,200 low-income seniors in Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Setting the Summer Stage

Southwest Florida delightfully rich in off-season theater

EVERYONE KNOWS THINGS SLOW down in Southwest Florida once season ends.  More...

Singer prefers Fort Myers Beach and Naples over Nashville

Whether he’s guilty or not, when you listen to singer/songwriter Wendell Ray’s “The Crime,” you realize that someone stole somebody’s heart.  See for yourself. More...

Maybe I’ll leave FB and hit the ‘Gram #divacan’ttakethedramamama

THE DIVA DIARIES

There are times when I feel certain we’d be better off if Mark Zuckerburg had left Facebook to the youngsters.  More...