4 hrs ago
Naples Daily News
Chairpersons named for Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest
Elaine Hawkins and Dorothy Fitzgerald have been named chairpersons of the 2014 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest event.
8 hrs ago
Southwest Florida Holiday Bazaars
Purchase one-of-a-kind works in pottery, fused glass, jewelry, holiday items and more.
8 hrs ago
Once popular Bonita Springs shopping plaza gains tenants
Before Estero's Coconut Point mall and Naples' Mercato, there was The Promenade at Bonita Bay.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Cape Cod Fish Co. Seafood in Fort Myers cooked like they did up North
Joseph Faria is a smart man. A Rhode Island native, Faria spotted a gap in New England-style seafood restaurants around the Iona-McGregor area of south Fort Myers.
Travel journalists will see the best Lee County has to offer this holiday season
The holiday season is both merry and bright in Southwest Florida. The weather is gorgeous, the water is warm -- even meteor showers producing up to 100 meteors per hour are headed our way next week.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Naples Daily News
Recording Artist Whitney Wolanin Visits Sanibel School
This story is contributed by a member of the Naples community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with Naples Daily News Students at the Sanibel School got a special treat last week as Grammy-nominated recording artist Whitney Wolanin dropped in to pay them a visit.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Southwest Florida's Beaches
Southwest Florida is famous for its Gulf beaches, and there are a wide variety to choose from.
The beach may be the first hot spot that comes to mind when you think of our area, but Southwest Florida is home to fascinating museums, wonderful children's attractions, outdoor adventures and destinations for history buffs.
Southwest Florida chamber connections
The chamber recently announced the dates for the 2013 Luminary Weekend -- festivities will take place on Sanibel Dec. 6 and on Captiva Dec. 7. Visitors and residents are invited to mark their calendars for this very special event.
Naples Daily News
A round up of personnel announcements
Berry began her career in luxury real estate in Southwest Florida in 1996 after relocating to Florida from Michigan.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Sanibel singer climbs holiday music charts
It's a story that gets you right into the holiday spirit. Local Sanibel resident Whitney Wolanin is singing her way into the holiday season, while her music now climbs up the charts.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Red tide lingering, moving south
Very low to medium concentrations of the algae that causes red tide events here are still present in Southwest Florida, mostly in south Lee and north Collier counties, according to the latest Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission report.
Fort Myers' parking meters may get an upgrade
Old and outdated parking meters reaching the end of their lifespan may be replaced soon in downtown Fort Myers.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
St. Petersburg Times
TV series in the works for Randy Wayne White's Doc Ford character
With its setting on and around Sanibel Island and its lively cast of Florida eccentrics, Randy Wayne White's bestselling crime fiction series about marine biologist and secret agent Doc Ford has always seemed screenworthy.
See which Lee County roads are targeted today for traffic enforcement
Live: Traffic information Today, the Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit will target at least one of the following three locations for enforcement: 1. North River Road , Alva 2. Sanibel Causeway, Fort Myers 3. West Terry Street, Bonita Springs On Friday, deputies issued 51 citations and 143 warnings.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Data analysis: Southwest Florida International beats airfare averages
No airport completely escaped the turbulence from the recession, rising fuel prices and major airline mergers.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Red tide reported in Lee, Collier counties
Red tide is being reported along some areas of Lee and Collier counties. The Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission said today that low amounts of the algae have been found along Boca Grande Pass, Captiva Pass and Captiva Island, with low to medium amounts along Sanibel and Bowman's Beach.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Sanibel resort help wanted: Mermaids
Sanibel's Sundial Beach Resort hopes to hire all sorts of hospitality professionals through its Dec. 5 job fair--including mermaids.
A day late and a dollar short
I grew up an Iowa boy. I read the Des Moines Register most every morning. I couldn't wait to read Donald Kaul's Over the Coffee.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
WINK-TV Fort Myers
Fort Myers Daily Bread delivers groceries to your home
A brand new Lee County company is catering to people who don't want to or can't leave home to go to the grocery store.