The Man Behind America’s Wheels

Henry Ford made a significant contribution to the automobile, as well as manufacturing, aviation and the rubber industry. His winter retreat here in Fort Myers was also a place where he conducted research. To honor his many achievements and the impact he had on the city, Edison & Ford Winter Estates will be celebrating his birthday at the end of the month.




booksindex136Author Grant Blackwood’s Second Solo

After penning his first bestselling, critically acclaimed continuation of Tom Clancy’s popular Jack Ryan Jr. series, Grant Blackwood delivers his second solo Clancy effort, Duty and Honor– a novel featuring Ryan as a man alone in an intricate, gritty, action-packed international thriller as timely as the headlines.




artsindex136Art in Flight at the Alliance

A decade-long partnership between the Alliance for the Arts and the Southwest Florida International Airport has provided millions of travelers with works by area artists.  The current exhibit Art In Flight: 10 Year Anniversary, which has been on display since last summer, features the work of 35 Lee County artists and will be displayed next at the Alliance for the Arts.




sportsindex136Hook a Snook!

Perhaps the most targeted gamefish swimming Florida’s coastal waters, the great snook is always a sure bet for summertime anglers.  Here in Southwest Florida, our spectacular coastal fishery lends itself to be one of the finest in the state for catching snook in big numbers and size.