February 23, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

Journalists Pitts, Payne, Cifatte headline public panel at FSW

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Leonard Pitts Jr. will highlight a “Journalism as Activism” panel discussion at 2 p.m. More...

Imagine Solutions brings leaders, thinkers, adventurers to town

With a global perspective, national focus and an ability to implement at a local level, the Imagine Solutions Conference links learning with leadership. More...

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Real Estate News

Pet priorities

When buying or selling, pets play a big role in decisions

When making decisions about buying, selling or renovating their homes, Americans, by and large, take their pets’ needs into account, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors.  More...

Ted Williams’ Keys retreat for sale

For most people, the first day of spring is March 20, but for baseball fans spring starts about a month earlier when Major League Baseball pitchers and catchers report to their spring training camps in Florida and Arizona. More...

Final weekend: Naples Reserve single-site Parade of Homes

features 16 spectacular model homes Feb. 24-26

This is the final weekend to come experience Naples’ most unique lifestyle during the Collier Building Industry Association’s 2017 single-site Parade of Homes at Naples Reserve. More...

Who represents you in Tallahassee?

It’s OK if you haven’t been paying attention — if perhaps a few elections have passed you by and maybe you’ve fallen behind. More...

A women’s equality advocate looks toward the 2020 election

“Lynn H. More...

Southwest Florida Community Foundation grants more than $550,000 to local nonprofits

The Southwest Florida Community Foundation has awarded $557,036.00 to both established and new programs that are designed to increase the quality of life in sustainable and equitable ways for Southwest Floridians.  More...

Business News

Focus on FAFSA

Changing students’ lives with free money for college

Maria Aguilar was 10 years old when men in a green Mustang pointed a gun at her father on the streets of Ciudad Juárez in Mexico. “I almost lost him,” she recalled. More...

Healthy communities key to keeping good workers

BONITA SPRINGS AREA CHAMBER INSIDER

Last week, the Bonita Springs Estero Economic Development Council (EDC) hosted an open board meeting, and I was excited to see many active members of our community attend. More...

Beautifully made glass always wins my heart

COLLECTOR’S CORNER

My passion for antiques was fueled early on by my mother, who loved to collect, and both of my grandmothers, who loved to tell stories and preserve objects that were part of family history. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

OMF!

year Okeechobee art Blockbuster music and festival rolls back into for a second

“IT’S FOUR DAYS IN A TROPICAL PARADISE, WITH swimming, camping, wild art, dance, yoga, local food, craft bazaar, beach and jungle stages, magic moments, late-night shenanigans, all night music … millions of stars.” That&rsquo More...

Our critic’s Oscar prediction? ‘La La Land’ will soar

There’s no #Oscarssowhite controversy at this year’s Academy Awards, but there is plenty to talk about. Will “La La Land” walk away with a record number of Oscars? More...

When he cares enough to give the very best — it’s Apple

THE DIVA DIARIES

Are diamonds really a girl’s best friend? Or could electronic gadgets be even better best friends than sparkly baubles? More...