June 6, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

Space X success

An unmanned cargo capsule owned by startup rocket company Space Exploration Technologies that successfully reached the International Space Station and returned to Earth on May 30 has passed a key test of a new U.S. More...

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KOVELS: ANTIQUES

Wedding cake topper fashions changed with the times

The bride and groom topper on a contemporary wedding cake often is made of plastic or sugar. But the traditions of wedding-cake toppers and even wedding cakes do not go back very far. More...

Vital organists

Musicians meet for day-long festival

THE ORGAN IS THE KING OF INSTRUMENTS, DECLARES James Cochran, echoing Mozart. More...

Take a ride fit for royalty at Broadway Palm

Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre will offer free horse-drawn carriage rides from 5 to 7 p.m. More...

Elite swimmers training in Naples for Olympic Trials

They start in the pre-dawn darkness, these seven elite swimmers belonging to T2 Aquatics in Naples. Someday soon, perhaps, they might belong to all of America. They might be 2012 U.S. More...

Electric utilities warn customers against scams

LCEC and other utilities are notifying customers of a phony bill payment scam that has taken place nationwide over the last few weeks. More...

Two-time Olympian served three tours

Major Chad Senior is an Air Force pararescueman, a specialist who goes into, as the Air Force notes, “austere and non-permissive environments” to save downed aircrew members.  It’s tough work for the North Fort Myers High Schoo More...

Business News

BUSINESS TRAVEL

Lightening your load in an age of cost cutting

EDWIN AMERMAN’S bright atriums, security checkpoints, takeoffs and landings, hotel rooms, business engagements, and then home to his wife, Wendy, and three children in Fort Myers late in the week.  More...

Business cycles are in control, not central banks

Headlines speak to an eminent demise in Europe. The equity markets are suffering. The AA or higher sovereign debt issues are being gobbled up at increasingly lower yields. And the investors, institutional and retail alike, are running scared. More...

Report details obstacles to switching banks

Public outrage over unfair bank practices and rising fees has prompted more and more consumers to consider switching to new financial institutions in search of better deals. More...

Real Estate News

Local Realtor officers attend national meetings

Glen Simmons, president, and Bruce Cochrane, president-elect of the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Association of Realtors, recently represented their local organization at the National Association of Realtors Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade More...

Bonita Lakes to get beautiful on the inside

Interiors by Design West has been selected to create the interiors of two models at Bonita Lakes, a new Toll Brothers community of luxury singlefamily homes on Imperial Parkway in Bonita Springs. More...

REAL ESTATE NETWORKING

Realtor Association of Greater Fort Myers and the Beach golf tournament at Verandah
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