October 28, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Dressage club plans fall open house event

The Southwest Florida Dressage Association will host its second annual Dressage Open House from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday Oct. 30. The event will take place at DaVinci Farms in the Buckingham area of Fort Myers.   More...

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

YMCA Successful Aging Series continues   Club will host a successful aging lectures at 12:50 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3. More...

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Selling Simplicity

The business of kayaking

Back when sex was safe, kayaking used to be dangerous, the old-timers say — but now everything’s changed. More...

Southwest Florida refinery Algenol unveiled

With the opening of a 40,000-squarefoot research facility in southern Lee County, Algenol Biofuels took a key step in its development plan to eventually produce billions of gallons of ethanol.   More...

'Wack-o’-lanterns' spring from traditional pumpkin carving

Peyton McGovern, 9, has changed her mind many times about her choice of Halloween costumes this year. Last Saturday, at the Pumpkin Patch at First United Methodist Church in Fort Myers, she implored her mother to let her be Minnie Mouse. More...

Voting day questions? Here are all of the amendments made easy

Some of the amendments on November’s ballot have been as contentious this election cycle as the races for office. Nevertheless, the amendments are often cited as a vexing part of the ballot for voters. More...

HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS

Harbor haunting Oct. 30 and 31     More...

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

Charlotte County breast cancer events

Two years after being diagnosed with breast cancer, Charlotte County artist and business owner Patti Presseller was recently declared cancer-free. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

MUMMIES GIVE NEW MEANING TO ‘LIVE’ MUSIC AT FUNK FEST

FUNK FEST WILL BLAST DOWN THE STREETS OF PUNTA GORDA NOV. 6 as talents of three musical groups hit the stage from 4:30 p.m. into the wee hours. More...

Unraveling the secret of the mummies… or not

In a late-night Q&A e-mail exchange,   Florida Weekly caught up with Here Come the Mummies band member Java Mummy. Java? Perhaps mummies never sleep.   First things first, Mr. More...

Memoirist Augusten Burroughs talks writing, comes to town

Augusten Burroughs is known for “Running With Scissors,” but also for coloring outside the lines. More...