February 2014

Found 8 blog entries for February 2014.

Make this week an eventful one. There are exciting things to do all throughout the week. Starting on Monday, checkout Fenway South. A gourmand’s heaven with nourishment aplenty is available at a ranchers market at Jetblue Park, 11500 Fenway South Drive, Fort Myers. Then on Wednesday The Marco Players will perform "Flat 3A," a play by Michigan local Jeff Daniels, Wednesday through Sunday through March 2. The tender sentimental parody is at Marco Island Players Theater, 1055 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island. On Thursday, Comic Lynne Koplitz commences her standup demonstrates that gone through Sunday. Then on Saturday, Naples Philharmonic musical artists perform a 45-moment Magic Carpet Concert for kids ages 3 through 9 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Artis—Naples,

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One of the top news stories in Southwest Florida today is the purchase of a new home in Marco Island by U.S. House Speaker John Boehner. According to reports, House Speaker Boehner and his wife purchased a unit in Tampico condominium community on February 11, 2014 for a price of $835,000.

Tampico is located along Cape Marco Drive. It is a 14-story high-rise condo complex directly along the Gulf of Mexico beach. Square footage ranges from 2,060 square feet to 2,700 square feet. Units in the complex usually feature 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and upscale amenities that represent the island’s beachfront, luxury lifestyle.

Based on real estate website, the unit Boehner purchased is a 2,093 square feet unit. It has high ceilings and a balcony.

Michael

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Bonita Springs dog parkIf you are a dog lover living around Bonita Springs then here is a little good news for you. The city council has approved of a new dog park to be built at the north of East Terry Street and Matheson Avenue, and construction could begin as early as June.

The site was once a trailer park and plans are to devote $360,035 towards reconstructing it and making it usable as a beautiful dog park. Most of the allocated expenses that will be incurred are for the vinyl coated chain link fence that is supposed to appear natural.

There will be a reserve fund of $46,961. The funding will be set aside to treat any instances of soil contamination that may be pre-existing in the area. Current design plans envision the park to cover six and a half acres of an

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Students learn on IpadAlmost everyone across the globe has his or her own cellphone. Now a plethora of gadgets is being used for various purposes. Tablets, android phones, laptops, and many more are ubiquitous in the market. even schools in Lee County are planning to integrate lesson plans with students using mobile devices. This is seen possible with BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Policy.

The Lee County School Board recently approved a policy to implement BYOD in Lee Schools. Some school district in Naples has already allowed the usage of mobile devices in schools. However, in Lee County BYOD Policy will not exactly be the same. It was even stated that there would not be much change for both students and the teaching staff in the near future. There will still be several

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Front Door of House in Florida.Many people and homebuilders will prefer good-quality door and lockset when it comes to the entrance of the home. Marketing studies shows that the first impression on your front door can boost the impression of people especially homebuyers on your whole house. This idea is applicable in your home but does not mean that you need to buy expensive front doors and locksets.

Making sure to buy a good-quality front door and a first-rate lockset that you can afford will do. Most pre-war homes are built with lockset and beautiful doors. If you still have yours at home, then a good carpenter can repair and restore your front door and a locksmith can repair that balky lockset.

If your door is uninteresting or irreparable, then you might consider buying a new

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Luxury Kitchen in Southwest FloridaSouthwest Florida is famous for its warm, tropical weather, lush preserves, lakes, and of course, the amazing beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. But aside from these factors, a lot of people are flocking in this region during vacations and buying homes because of the great residential communities and well-designed homes. Southwest Florida is home to some of the most luxurious and upscale properties in the country.

According to news, these luxury homes also have some of the most luxurious and stylish kitchens. One of the most expensive condo units listed in the market has a total living space of 6,900 square feet. It has a very large terrace covering a total of 4,000 square feet.

But the terrace is not the only feature that has been attracting clients.

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In 2006, all was going downhill when it comes to real estate. Many properties were foreclosed – pushing the real estate business on its knees. As was experienced, many homeowners were forced to sell their homes and many developers have been pushed to have most of their developed properties foreclosed or put on the market – even when no one was buying at that time.

Now, the beginning of the year 2014 shows signs of a comeback for real estate companies and investors. Lee County real estate sales have risen up again. With prices rebounding, it shows a promising outcome for those in the real estate business. A lot of homebuyers and investors are buying properties all over the county.

The most recent example is the rise of the 32-story Oasis. This

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The wire sculptures, crafted by Michael Gard are surely one of the main attractions at Art Fest in Fort Myers. They certainly draw a lot of attention, given the fact that they actually light up. His dancers float freely in thin air, illuminating the night with their graceful lights.

Gard began his wire creations as a 17 year old in London. Created on accident, while bending wire around a rock, he became curious with his accidental creation. He then decided to expand upon it and create different, more sophisticated works of wire art. Gard feels that his niche is pretty secure considering not a lot of people make wire art. He also mentioned that it was an easier and cheaper material to work with.

The light was a new development. Gard explained that

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