May 12, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

‘Ding’ Darling Refuge announces free summer programs lineup

Wildlife Wonders talks, weekly walks and nature crafts highlight the free summer programming to be offered June 19 through Aug. 6 at the J. N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island. More...

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Business News

Which sex invests better?

A tendency to shake things up can make men less successful than women with investments

WHEN IT COMES TO INVESTING, MANY WOMEN TAKE A STAYthe course approach that research shows can give them an advantage over their male counterparts. More...

Rick’s is the place for vintage jewelry, not just scrap gold and Rolex watches

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

Sure, Eric Bretan, co-owner of Rick’s Estate & Jewelry Buyers, 1133 Bal Harbor Blvd., Punta Gorda (RicksEstate.com), is happy to deal in scrap gold and Rolex watches. But that’s where the similarity to most other establishments end. More...

Housing market booming, but younger people aren’t buying

MONEY & INVESTING

Last month as my wife walked outside of our house on her way to her CrossFit class, I heard her cry out a blood-curdling scream. More...

Florida’s troubled waters having impact on local business

Sporting its own version of a Panama Canal, the Sunshine State wears a midriff belt of mostly fresh water that bisects 120 miles or so of peninsular earth. More...

Six things to love about Lovers Key

With more than 1,600 acres and access points on Estero Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, Carl E. Johnson Lovers Key State Park meets every Florida outdoor recreationist’s fantasies. More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

13032 North Marsh Drive, Port Charlotte

This well-appointed pool home with southwest exposure has one of the best water views in Riverwood. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

JOSEPHINE!

Asolo Rep stages world premiere of Broadwaybound musical about Josephine Baker

“WE’RE GOING FULL-THROTtle Josephine Baker,” declares director/choreographer Joey McKneely. More...

Murdock Middle School’s band will march to the beat of new drums

Next school year, the Murdock Middle School band will have a reason to march. Band members may not hear the beat of the proverbial different drummer, but they sure will have different drums — more than $10,000 worth. More...

African darkness looms over high-stakes thriller

FLORIDA WRITERS

¦ “Choice of Enemies” by M.A. Richards. Sunbury Press. 224 pages. Hardcover, $24.95. Trade paperback $16.95. More...