August 18, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

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Lynne McChristian is Florida representative for the Insurance Information Institute. More...

Valerie’s House hosts fundraiser Oct. 13 at Shangri-La in Bonita

Valerie’s House, a nonprofit devoted to providing grieving children and their families a caring place to share and experience support, will host its inaugural fall fundraiser from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13. More...

Finally, the best ever Honda Civic hits the road

BEHIND THE WHEEL

We all know that one person who’s really great, but it’s hard to spend time with him because he just tries to hard to show off. That’s how the Honda Civic has felt for the last 15 years. More...

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Real Estate News

House Hunting:

27041 Pinetrail Court, Bonita Springs

Here’s a beautiful four-bedroom, three-bath home with no association fees, built in 2004 on a huge lot on a cul-de-sac. More...

Naples Square Phase II nearly 80% sold

A s Phase II construction at Naples Square continues on schedule for completion in first quarter, 2017, The Ronto Group announced that nearly 80% of the Phase II residences have been sold. Just 16 residences remain available. More...

Gold medal model home showcase in Ave Maria

Tour 22 Decorated Models More...

Reality is that we’re a long, long way from self-driving cars

CAR COMPANIES HAVE BEEN TRYING TO GET rid of the driver since the tailfin was standard issue. Last month our interstate system turned 60 years old. More...

Would software deter a malicious driver?

IT IS SO ENLIGHTENING TO READ AN OPINion of an insider into self-driving cars. Mr. (Larry) Burns explains in simple terms what a self-driving car is, at the same time discussing expected milestones of the project and its potential consequences. More...

Nazi-looted artwork is discovered in museums in Sarasota, West Palm

Adolf Hitler understood the power of art. He was, after all, an artist long before he became the leader of the Nazi party. So it should come as no surprise that art played a role in his notorious regime. More...

Humane Society to commemorate homeless pets in Fort Myers

Gulf Coast Humane Society will host an event for International Homeless Animals’ Day. It will be in downtown Fort Myers, on Hendry Street between Bay Street and Edwards Drive, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20. More...

Debris responsible for more than 200,000 U.S. crashes in four years

More than 200,000 crashes involved debris on U.S. roadways during the past four years, according to a study released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, headquartered in Tampa. More...

Business News

Summer highs

There is a business buzz amidst the swelter

Sometimes, statistics are like shiny showroom cars: They’re clean and good-looking without being revealing. More...

Bonita chamber sets annual meeting, awards luncheon for Sept. 29

BONITA SPRINGS AREA CHAMBER INSIDER

Save the date, Bonita Springs — the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon is just around the corner. More...

Bank loan index reacts to increased demand for U.S. dollars

MONEY & INVESTING

I think one of the main reasons that people get stressed over financial decisions is that money matters are typically nontransparent and not very easy to understand. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Looking for an escape?

Put down your devices and let the brains begin

YOU MIGHT NOT be too quick to denounce the value of algebra, that sometimes loathsome middle school memory many adults dismiss as having been useless. More...

Cringe a little — see MacGregor political cartoons at BIG ARTS

Campaign cartoons by Doug Mac- Gregor, who has been covering local, state and national politics as a cartoonist for over 36 years — including drawing for The News- Press the last 28 years — will be shown Aug. 30 to Oct. More...

The new etiquette: Who’s to say what’s proper and polite?

THE DIVA DIARIES

I’m one of those people who have always struggled a bit with etiquette. More...