Cape Coral and Southwest Florida Feature Stories

Sixty Seconds of Digital Paradise - Green Flash - Captiva Island

Green Flash Captiva

Sixty Seconds of Digital Paradise visits The Green Flash on Captiva Island.  No voice-overs.  No backing music.  Just 60 seconds of the sights and sounds of Southwest Florida delivered conveniently through your computer, or smartphone, screen.  This is the real experience.

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Ocean's Reach - Sanibel Vacation Dreams Come True

Oceans Reach Sanibel - Eric Taubert

Nestled away on a secluded stretch of Sanibel Island shoreline, Oceans Reach Resort is the perfect destination for anyone looking to slow down and unwind in a soothing tropical setting.

Coastal breezes and warm sunshine animate an eclectic variety of colorful, lush and wispy plants strategically scattered across the meticulously landscaped property. The delicate natural splendor in full bloom at Ocean’s Reach serves as the perfect backdrop for Florida vacation dreams come true.

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Break of Dawn at Ocean's Reach on Sanibel

Sunrise Ocean's Reach Sanibel

Sanibel Island is right down the road from where I live - less than a half an hour away. I know the Island well...the different sections of shoreline, the shops, the must-visit restaurants and all of the world class resorts.

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Sanibel Island Light

Sanibel Island Light Lighthouse

Mid-morning, I grab a video camera and head out to the eastern tip of Sanibel Island with the intention of filming Sanibel Island Light.

The parking lot is more crowded than I’d normally expect in mid-July.

Wrestling soul-crushing humidity, I force a few crumpled-up one dollar bills into the pay-to-park kiosk, print my parking ticket and dutifully place it on my dashboard.

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Will you be at the final Atlantis Space Shuttle Launch? Help make history.

Space Shuttle Atlantis Contest

Are you planning on attending the final Atlantis Space Shuttle launch Friday morning?

How would you like to take part in shaping the history of news publishing at the same time the astronauts are making their epic blastoff?

OneNews, a company that is redefining citizen journalism through digital technology, announced the following contest earlier today:

Register a reporter account at and download the Free OneNews smartphone app.

Use the OneNews app to capture and upload an image of the historic festivities occurring at the Cape Canaveral Shuttle Launch

The best image wins a $250 prize

Take images of the shuttle launching, the crowd, the traffic - use the exciting OneNews mobile app to upload images conveying the heart and soul of this historic moment in American you witness it.

Download the OneNews App.  Upload a photo.  Help make history.  It’s never been so easy.

Register your Free Reporter Account right now:

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