July 2, 2009 RSS feed / Top News

Historical society adds Hachmeister photos and materials to it archives

The Naples Historical Society has added photos and materials of John Hachmeister to its extensive archival collection. Ruth Ann Burnett, great niece of Mr. More...

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Shelter's need for volunteers doesn't have an off-season

Like every nonprofit organization in Southwest Florida, the Shelter for Abused Women & Children depends on the generosity of volunteers to help meet the many and various needs of its day-to-day operations. More...

Drink up at the Dock to help children's hospital

The Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida is benefiting from an unusual source: a "Cocktail with a Conscience" at the Dock at Crayton Cove. Each time a Dock patron orders a Bay Berry Bliss, the restaurant donates $1 to the hospital. More...

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Business News

Growing need for care at home drives SeniorBridge acquisitions

Advances in medical technology and therapy are enabling people with multiple health problems to live longer lives, increasing the need for comprehensive care management. More...

Bullish Tom Moran says start rebuilding retirement savings

Planning for your later years is certainly a risky venture filled with more questions than answers. But today's concerns are more than just how much to save and in what investment vehicles. More...

Jackson's chimp living the good life in SWFL

Pop icon said goodbye when Bubbles got too big

Bubbles, the chimpanzee who was Michael Jackson's constant companion for years, has been living at the Center for Great Apes, a sanctuary for chimpanzees and orangutans in Wauchula, since 2005. More...

MOMENTS IN TIME

. On July 2, 1937, the Lockheed aircraft carrying American aviator Amelia Earhart and navigator Frederick Noonan is reported missing near Howland Island in the Pacific. More...

Where's the reef?

Tons of concrete take the plunge off Doctors Pass

Artificial reefs are a critical component in building a healthier environment for Southwest Florida's marine life. More...

Huggie Bears gets a facelift from Junior League

Huggie Bears Early Childhood Learning Center recently received more than $3,500 worth of equipment and educational supplies along with a fresh coat of paint and new bookshelves and window treatments from the Junior League of Fort Myers. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

The B.B. Mann Showcases a Legend

READY TO GO RIGHT NOW

T he video for John Legend's music video, "Green Light" has a deceptively mellow opening. He's at a party, sitting at the piano, playing his hit song "Ordinary People." But people are milling around, talking, not paying him much attention. More...

La Nouba: There's nothing like Cirque du Soleil

Neon-infused show plays at Disney World Resort

Pale imitators aside, there's literally nothing else like a Cirque du Soleil production. Regular live theater doesn't even begin to compare. There's the circus, but that doesn't feature the same energetic delirium as most Cirque shows. More...

'Thoroughly Modern Millie' is thoroughly marvelous

Like any young woman, Millie Dillmount considers herself "thoroughly modern." She moves from small-town Kansas to New York City, undergoes a makeover and decides she's going to marry for money. More...