Foodies Fight Cancer, Locals Plan for Eclipse, and Other Top Headlines From Southwest Florida

Foodies Fight Cancer, Locals Plan for Eclipse, and Other Top Headlines From Southwest Florida

Derek Jeter is buying the Marlins . . .
NOAA has to pick a lot of names for predicted storms . . . 
Siesta Key-based restaurant gains national prestige . . .
How to plan for a solar eclipse . . .
Local culinary event raises money to fight cancer . . .  
Major medical group moves into Lakewood Ranch . . .
Michigan credit union buys whole Florida bank . . .
And more . . .

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Babcock Ranch Floods Lake to Restore Natural Habitat

Babcock Ranch Floods Lake to Restore Natural Habitat

Curry Lake is a prime example why Babcock Ranch is the most environmentally sensitive development in Florida.

The lake on the Babcock Ranch property provides a model for the surface-water management strategies that will be incorporated throughout the town as it grows. Rather than create human-made solutions for storm water, Babcock Ranch restored the capacity of natural systems to slow and filter surface waters as they make their way across the property.

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Local Mortgage Lenders in Venice, Florida, Meet Matthew and Tiffany Donovan

Local Mortgage Lenders in Venice, Florida, Meet Matthew and Tiffany Donovan

Matthew and Tiffany Donovan help Southwest Florida neighbors find funding for their forever homes.

They take full advantage of raising their teenage children in Southwest Florida, by enjoying fun in the sun at local sporting events, festivals, and beaches. But after cheering at a Bucks game or grilling tenderloin backyard on the weekend, Matthew and Tiffany devote their professional careers, as local mortgage lenders, helping neighbors find funding their forever homes.

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