January 14, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

This week on WGCU TV

. THURSDAY, JAN. 14, 9 P.M. The Story of India Beginnings — Part 1   More...

The fascinating history of ‘faux’

In the world of cabinetmakers and other craftsmen, sometimes fake or “faux” is better than real. More...

Recreation vehicle show motors into Lee facility

Celebrating 25 years of outdoor fun and adventure, the Fort Myers Recreation Vehicle Show motors into the new year at the Lee Civic Center Jan. 21-24.   More...

Special Sections

Business News

WEIGHING IN ON ALTERNATIVE HEALTH

Industry growing in Southwest Florida as patients try a different approach

The demand for alternative forms of health care has helped many Southwest Florida practices grow steadily, even while economic doldrums battered other industries. More...

Main Street Punta Gorda welcomes new program manager

SHOP TALK

A familiar face now graces the office of Main Street Punta Gorda in the historic City Hall building. Jan Sidebottom assumed her duties as program manager during the last week of December. Ms. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Corporate governance: get involved

Sick and tired of public company executives being overpaid? Worried that the board of directors is “cozy” with management and rubber stamping management’s business strategy, risk exposure and mediocre performance? More...

Area fossil hunter loves turning up Florida’s past

There’s a nondescript retention pond just east of the Lee County line on State Road 80 in LaBelle that holds stories and secrets. More...

Crafts, concerts, even a regatta at Fishermen’s Village

These events are planned at Fishermen’s Village through July:   ¦ Jan. 30-31: Fine Arts & Crafts Show, presented by Sunset Boulevard Promotions, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday and noon-6 p.m. Sunday. More...

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

TEAM offers orientation     More...

Relay For Life Kick-Off Jubilee coming up

If you are interested in starting an American Cancer Society Relay For Life Punta Gorda team, Charlotte Regional’s Medical Office Building for the Relay For Life of Punta Gorda Kick-Off Jubilee at 5:30 p.m Thursday, Jan. 28. More...

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Hands Across the Harbor set for Jan. 30     The second annual community Hands Across the Harbor event will be held Jan. 30. More...

Real Estate News

Creighton commercial projects progressing

With little commercial building or renovation along the U.S. 41 corridor in Port Charlotte, the construction of a Walgreens is a welcome sight. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Charlotte Symphony Orchestra’s Guest violin virtuoso Su Yeon Lee is set to shine

kgrey@floridaweekly.com A year after she first picked up a violin, Su Yeon Lee knew she would be a career violinist. She was 6 years old. Since then, Ms. More...

Paddling and painting Southwest Florida waters

Sometimes Plan B works out best.   Jeanette Chupack’s love of windsurfing took a turn when the Vermonterturned Southwest Floridian realized her husband, Steve, literally wouldn’t get on board. He sat on shore and read.   More...

BEACH READING

‘Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong’

By Terry Teachout (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $30) To say that Louis Armstrong had an impact on American music is a little like stating that Picasso dabbled in art.   More...