February 4, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

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Real Estate News

What $2 million will buy in Southwest Florida

32401 Tonowa Drive, Punta Gorda This custom-built, Mediterranean style home is in a country setting with 43 acres of cleared and fenced cattle and horse property. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

A Good Year for Art

10th Biennial National Art Exhibition draws hundreds of entries, ends up with 138 works from around the country

“There are a lot of people with a lot of talent out there,” says Jeffrey T. Larson. More...

CSO tackles Mahler’s titanic symphony

The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra’s fourth concert of the season was an ambitious program of lesser-known works by Mascagni and Puccini, alongside Mahler’s revolutionary first symphony known as the “Titan.” Maestro Raffaele Pon More...

Swooning over Florida Rep’s salute to the Songbird of Savannah

The writing on the theater wall says it all: “Buddy, I’m a kind of poet and I’ve got a lot of things to say.” More...

Sushila Cherian: Need never takes a holiday

If Christmas is the season of giving, then Sushila Cherian’s calendar consists of only one date: Dec. 25. Giving for the Charlotte County resident is a year-round passion. More...

Business News

Under consideration

Several bills up for vote this month could change Florida’s workplace

PENDING LEGISLATION THAT WOULD strengthen existing equality and anti-discrimination laws in the workplace, provide tax credits to businesses that hire felons, and ban employers from asking workers or job applicants for access to private social media More...

Servers deserve our support when it comes to tipping

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

Now that we’re in full snowbird season, and there’s nary a restaurant that isn’t packed full at dinner time, I’d like to break from my usual format to address something that has really been bothering me for a while, and now se More...

Japan’s venture into a black hole could be good for the U.S.

MONEY & INVESTING

I think it would be pretty cool to live in a black hole. First, you would never have to feel guilty about that second helping of ice cream as the gravitational forces would stretch you out so everyone would look like a long piece of spaghetti. More...