June 12, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

PICTURES PERFECT

Third annual ‘Camera USA’ photography competition draws entries from across the country

IF YOU’VE HAD YOUR FILL OF ARTISTS TRYING TO CAPture the beauty of beaches, we feel your pain.  Sometimes it seems that almost every person who retires to Florida at one time or another purchases paint and canvas and tries to replicate the More...

Singer Sheena Brook coming to The Davis

The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center will host singer Sheena Brook at downtown’s Music Walk from 7-11 p.m. Friday, June 21. The Davis Art Center is located at 2301 First Street in Fort Myers’ River District.  More...

BEACH READING

‘Bazooka Joe and His Gang: The 60th Anniversary Collection’

During the Christmas season of 1938, a Brooklyn company began producing a penny gum that came in four flavors: peppermint, spearmint, cinnamon and pepsin. More...

Florida team works to improve antibiotics for shark bites

Fishing rods, two of them, rigged with 200- pound test line and brass reels the size of a prizefighter’s fist, stand anchored in the sand, maybe a quarter-mile north of John D. MacArthur State Park in North Palm Beach. More...

Business News

All that shimmers...

Cash for gold fever loses some luster

IMAGINE THE WORLD’S ENTIRE SUPPLY of gold (roughly 170,000 metric tons) melded into a cube with 68-foot-tall walls and sitting “comfortably within a baseball infield.”  More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Japan cannot solve its many troubles

Though small in area, Japan is very important and powerful in the world’s economic scene. It’s the world’s third largest economy, boasting the second largest equity and government bond markets. More...

Ted Todd Insurance receives ethics award

Ted Todd Insurance Agency, located in Bonita Springs, was named the 2013 Business Ethics Award recipient during the June 6 Uncommon Friends Foundation’s Uncom- mon Evening. Owner Ted Todd accepted the award for the company.  More...

Real Estate News

6791 PENZANCE BLVD., FORT MYERS

This beautiful custom home is located along a private road on more than 1½ acres. More...

5025 N. BEACH ROAD, ENGLEWOOD

This updated home is located on a spacious bayfront parcel. The home of 2,019 square feet of living space has three bedrooms and two bathrooms, including a master bathroom with a shower and no tub. More...

4855 POND APPLE DRIVE S., NAPLES

This gorgeous pool home with spectacular views of a lake and golf course is in the gated golf course community of Quail Creek. The home of 3,636 square feet of living space offers four bedrooms, a den and 2½ bathrooms. More...