October 22, 2009 RSS feed / Top News

KOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING

An introduction to mystifying skeleton

Skeletons are invited guests at our celebration of Halloween, the Mexican holiday called “Day of the Dead” and a few other ghoulish events. More...

Local surgeon’s technique seen on TLC

Dr. More...

Inmates clean up 20,000 pounds of trash

Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Cameron reported that 20 county jail inmates collected 20,000 pounds of trash Oct. 8 from two abandoned homeless camps and illegal dumping ground around the perimeter of a large wooded area in Port Charlotte.   More...

Aging in Place seminar set

“All About Aging in Place,” a free seminar, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday Oct. 22, at the Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. More...

Interactive experience offered at Edison State

Edison State College recently introduced a new jewel in the ARTS Edison cultural hub: the Special Collections Gallery in the Richard H. Rush Library.   More...

FGCU mini-courses edify the minds of the curious

In today's fast-forward world, Charlotte residents can find themselves feeling overwhelmed, as a once-attainable information age progresses into warp speed. So much information, so little time. More...

KOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING

An introduction to mystifying skeleton

Skeletons are invited guests at our celebration of Halloween, the Mexican holiday called "Day of the Dead" and a few other ghoulish events. More...

Local surgeon's technique seen on TLC

Dr. More...

Inmates clean up 20,000 pounds of trash

Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Cameron reported that 20 county jail inmates collected 20,000 pounds of trash Oct. 8 from two abandoned homeless camps and illegal dumping ground around the perimeter of a large wooded area in Port Charlotte. More...

Urban Planner Jaime Correa to address TEAM Punta Gorda annual meeting

World-renowned urban planner Jaime Correa will pay a return visit to Punta Gorda in November. Mr. More...

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Inside Bailey Terminal

Charlotte County Airport gets ready to take off

Charlotte County Airport, or PGD in air travel parlance, is growing up. If all goes as intended, controllers sitting at the top of a new 100-foot tower will be guiding in planes by about this time next year. More...

Kermit must be proud

Kermit the Frog first sang in 1970 that it isn't easy being green. More...

Days of Caring at Charlotte State Bank

Craig DeYoung, president of Charlotte State Bank, announced that all five bank offices in Charlotte County are participating in a food drive for St. Vincent de Paul charity food pantries located at neighborhood churches. More...

FGCU mini-courses edify the minds of the curious

In today’s fast-forward world, Charlotte residents can find themselves feeling overwhelmed, as a once-attainable information age progresses into warp speed.   So much information, so little time. More...

Vivid memories of childhood summers in Taiwan

From an essay by Jessica Huang about           her father, Michael Huang, owner of     Szechuan Chinese Restaurant in Naples,               and his family More...

Florida Commodores Association announces change of watch

Yacht club commodores from all over Florida will gather at the Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club this weekend for an official “Change of Watch,” a time-honored ceremony in which the new leaders of the Florida Commodores Association will assume More...

New concessionaires at beaches

and Cultural Resources is encouraging the public to patronize the new concessionaires at Port Charlotte and Englewood Beaches. Jack Dogg’s Hot Dog Zone serves hot dogs, soft drinks and light snacks. More...

The Coupon Queen cometh

Susan Samtur, dubbed “The Coupon Queen,” will conduct “Super Shopping Sessions” followed by a seminar on simple ways to save money at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 23, at Sweetbay, 10175 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda.   More...

Urban Planner Jaime Correa to address TEAM Punta Gorda annual meeting

World-renowned urban planner Jaime Correa will pay a return visit to Punta Gorda in November.   Mr. More...

We eat it. We love it.

Find out how these hardworking SWFL families have helped make Chinese takeout as American as apple pie

that caters to Western tastes, fried and spicy-sweet with a rich sauce. The dish doesn't represent the sophistication of China's vast culinary landscape, which unfortunately is absent on most menus in the United States. More...

Vivid memories of childhood summers in Taiwan

From an essay by Jessica Huang about her father, Michael Huang, owner of Szechuan Chinese Restaurant in Naples, and his family in Taiwan, When Baba (father) was my age, he served tables at a restaurant in the G More...

Florida Commodores Association announces change of watch

Yacht club commodores from all over Florida will gather at the Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club this weekend for an official "Change of Watch," a time-honored ceremony in which the new leaders of the Florida Commodores Association will assume office for More...

New concessionaires at beaches

and Cultural Resources is encouraging the public to patronize the new concessionaires at Port Charlotte and Englewood Beaches. Jack Dogg's Hot Dog Zone serves hot dogs, soft drinks and light snacks. More...

The Coupon Queen cometh

Susan Samtur, dubbed "The Coupon Queen," will conduct "Super Shopping Sessions" followed by a seminar on simple ways to save money at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 23, at Sweetbay, 10175 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda. Ms. More...

Aging in Place seminar set

"All About Aging in Place," a free seminar, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday Oct. 22, at the Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. More...

Interactive experience offered at Edison State

Edison State College recently introduced a new jewel in the ARTS Edison cultural hub: the Special Collections Gallery in the Richard H. Rush Library. More...

Real Estate News

Specialty rooms become special interest

Specialty rooms are more than just a special interest for homeowners. They are a place for homeowners to indulge in favorite leisure activities and to share the fun with others. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Blues

... gives Charlotte reason to Get Down

Diminutive Punta Gorda is in for a ground-shaking awakening on Saturday, Oct. 24, when the Downtown GetDown brings the internationally-acclaimed band Blues Traveler to town. More...

Organized chaos: the farce of 'Boeing Boeing'

Ask any professional actor and he or she will tell you: comedy is hard. And farce is particularly difficult. "There are other comedies," says actor Brendan Powers. "There are the comedies of Noel Coward, a comedy of words and manners. More...

Artsensation returns Nov. 21

The Arts & Humanities Council of Charlotte County's 19th festival — Charlotte Harbor Artsensation — will take place on Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center. From the hours of 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...