March 30, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

Meyer returns to Hodges as academic affairs leader

Hodges University welcomes Dr. John Meyer as its new executive vice president of academic affairs. Mr. Meyer will begin his work in April  More...

Apply for Leadership Bonita by April 21

Applications are being accepted for Leadership Bonita, a nine-month professional development program created for the community’s most promising leaders and managed by the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce.  Applications to join the 2 More...

Facelift for 91-year-old ‘Rachel’ to begin with its foundation

It’s hard to find a Fort Myers resident who isn’t familiar with “Rachel at the Well,” officially known as “The Spirit of Fort Myers.”  After 91 years overlooking the entrance to the Edison Park neighborhood, & More...

Opera society plans road trip to Coral Gables

Naples Opera Society invites opera aficionados to make the trip across the state to see Florida Grand Opera’s production of Guiseppe Verdi’s “Un Ballo in Maschera” (A Masked Ball) on Saturday, May 6. More...

Bottle-cap art from the 1950s, 1990s still brings a sparkle to collectors

ANTIQUES

Some modern artists like to make something out of nothing by using discarded metal, signs, cans, tools, machine parts and other trash to form useful and artistic pieces of art. More...

MAKING THE LIVES OF KIDS BETTER

Golisano Children’s Hospital grand opening was a long time in the making

DR. EMAD SALMAN KNOWS ALL THE details about the new Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. More...

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Real Estate News

Most Millennials plan to buy first home in next five years

More than four in five (80 percent) Millennials in the United States who don’t own a home intend to buy in the next five years, according to recent HSBC Group research.  More...

Quail West’s Final Estates of Excellence Home Tour of the 2017 season Friday through Sunday

Quail West’s final Estates of Excellence Home Tour of the 2017 season is being held Friday through Sunday from noon to 4:00 p.m. More...

Only 8 residences remain at AQUA at Pelican Isle

Select a residence in AQUA’s Tower II and discover why it is Paradise Coast’s chosen address!

AQUA at Pelican Isle is rapidly approaching sell out announced Chris Hanlon, principal with IC AQUA II, the developer of the luxury marina front condominium community in Naples adjacent to Wiggins Pass. More...

CROW invites community to get wild for wildlife

If the idea of noshing on southern comfort food and libations and boogying to fun music with your family and friends to help raise money for injured wildlife appeals to you, then Sanibel is the place to be next week. More...

Learn about loggerheads at Lovers Key State Park

Learn about saving loggerhead sea turtles from 1-2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12, at the Ranger Shop Conference Room at Lovers Key State Park. More...

Longtime local architects form Castellanos + Tramonte

Two veteran architects with more than 60 years of combined experience have merged their companies to create Castellanos + Tramonte Architects, a regional architectural firm specializing in commercial design.  More...

Watch out on waterways: Manatees are on the move

In balmy spring weather, both manatees and boaters are cruising through Florida’s waterways.  For manatees, it is a seasonal ritual when they abandon winter retreats and head north along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts and through inland wate More...

How a Meissen lamp lights up this collector’s heart

COLLECTOR’S CORNER

We often want what we can’t have.  And we often hope that what we have is better than what it actually is.  It’s human nature.  That’s how collectors are and, I suspect, how anyone who thinks he or she owns a treasure More...

Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid is economy without boasting

BEHIND THE WHEEL

A decade ago, all a car had to do was have “hybrid” in its name to feel special. Since then the technology has become more economical and gas/electric power has gone mainstream. More...

Business News

See the future, save money

STRANGELY ENOUGH, PERHAPS, IT’S NOW possible to see the future in fairly sharp detail.  More...

Rallying in Tally for chamber members

BONITA SPRINGS AREA CHAMBER INSIDER

One of the most important roles of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce is the role of business advocate for our members. That means that one of the most important days of our year is Tallahassee Day. More...

Despite dips, Nike and Under Armour stocks should climb

MONEY & INVESTING

A great number of retail stores that focus on clothing are fighting for their very survival. They face pricing pressure from the likes of Walmart and Amazon. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

‘Madama Butterfly’

Beloved opera coming to three Southwest Florida stages

“It’s exquisite music,” says Andrew Kurtz. More...

Performers turn out in force for I Love the ’90s Tour

Somewhere between Young MC and Vanilla Ice’s performances at Germain Arena this weekend during the I Love the 90s Tour, it hit me. I’m old. More...

When one woman’s ‘pound’ is a young tween’s ‘hashtag’

THE DIVA DIARIES

Just so you know, I’m hip. I’m sure of it. I know that actually talking on the phone is a primitive practice, so I communicate almost exclusively by text instead. More...