May 3, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

Keller Williams serves community on RED Day

Keller Williams Realty associates may be taking the day off on Thursday, May 10, but it will hardly be a day of rest. More...

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Business News

BOOSTING BUSINESS THROUGH STORIES

Lee County Manager Karen Hawes says the best piece of business advice she ever received has become the business advice she hears herself sharing the most, “Don’t lead with your ego.”  Ms. More...

It’s your business… Why not you?

Every year, some 500,000 new small businesses get started in this country. Somebody with a dream and a technical ability starts a business — and more than half fail. There is a reason for that: They don’t knowk anything about cash flow. More...

Understanding China

MONEY & INVESTING

China is important. Understanding (or at least attempting to understand) the ways of the Chinese when it comes to business should be a big priority for any U.S. investor. China is expected to surpass the U.S. More...

Celebrate National Public Gardens Day at Lakes Regional Park

Many entertaining and educational activities will highlight National Public Gardens Day from 6:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, May 11, at Lakes Regional Park in Fort Myers. More...

FGCU receives national Arbor Day award

Florida Gulf Coast University was one of 16 individuals and organizations that received national awards from the Arbor Day Foundation at its annual Arbor Day Awards on April 28 at the Arbor Day Farm in Nebraska City, Neb.  More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

26562 Trujillo Drive, Punta Gorda

This attractive pool home is located near the tip of a quiet cul-de-sac in Deep Creek. With 2,342 square feet under air, it features three bedrooms and two bathrooms.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

The Mystery of Irma Vep

Melodrama, mummies and mirth at Florida Rep

“Well, any man who gets dressed up as a woman can’t be all bad.” – Lady Enid in “The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful” “A heightened hilarity.” “A total send-up from start to finish.” More...

Youth Summer Arts Camps provide off-time creativity for kids

The Visual Arts Center’s Youth Summer Arts Camps starts June 4, and registration is open. The camps combine art instruction with fun for children ages 6-12. All camps will be held at the Visual Arts Center, 210 Maud St., Punta Gorda.  More...

‘Butterfly in the Typewriter: The Tragic Life of John Kennedy Toole’

BEACH READING

by Cory MacLauchlin (Da Capo, $26)   This is the intriguing story of John Kennedy Toole, a New Orleans-based writer who with a single novel helped change the face of modern American fiction.  More...