September 30, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

.. beating breast cancer

>> Janet Darnell, executive director of Partners for   Breast Cancer Care, a Lee County-based nonprofit:     More...

FGCU to host oil spill forum

Florida Gulf Coast University will host its Forum on the Gulf of Mexico and the Oil Spill at 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 8 at the FGCU student union ballroom. More...

Leadership Charlotte raises $10,000 for community

The Leadership Charlotte class of 2010 raised $10,000 to add to a donoradvised fund administered by the Charlotte Community Foundation. More...

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Astronaut’s visit commemorated for display   More...

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Scaring up profits

Halloween shopping expected to top last year

The first signs that Halloween draws nigh usually are seen in drug stores and grocery stores. More...

Wall Street sequel reflects realities of the investment world

A local Mercedes Benz dealership hosted a private party and showing of “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps” at Mercato’s Silver Spot Cinema. The car is featured throughout the sequel to the 1987 classic, “Wall Street.” More...

Florida panther population in better shape

Researchers say there is still a long way to go

In 1995, conservation managers made a desperate bid to save the Florida panther from extinction and released eight female pumas imported from Texas in hopes they’d breed with native males. More...

Naples twins outpace cancer, stay on track together

There’s perhaps no better time for Beth Freitas and Meg Crandall to celebrate than Breast Cancer Awareness Month.   More...

Southwest Florida celebrates National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

GET INVOLVED

The Susan G. Komen site has an extensive list of breast cancer advocacy events from Marco to Charlotte. Visit www.komenswfl.org/get-involved/ komen-activities/calendar.html. TangerStyle of Pink >> Through Oct. More...

Amendments discussed at AAUW meeting

The Punta Gorda/Port Charlotte Branch of the American Association of University Women begins its 2010-2011 year with a meeting at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, in the Gables East building of South Port Square, 23023 Westchester Blvd., Port Charlotte. More...

COMMUNITY NEWS

Halloween golf event planned     The Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce will conduct its Halloween Costume 18-Hole Golf Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 30. Shotgun start is at 1 p.m., with registration starting at noon. More...

Real Estate News

Real Estate & Home Expo set for Oct. 30

Issues surrounding home and land ownership can be confusing, particularly in today’s market. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

151 BEST DISHES IN SWFL

. FIND OUT WHERE TOP CHEFS LOVE TO DINE

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA’S RESTAURANT SCENE JUST keeps growing and improving. It’s tough to narrow down the choices, first deciding where to dine and then figuring out which of the many dishes are worth the money and calories.  More...

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Sushi at Amimoto — It’s hard to go wrong with sushi of any sort at Amimoto, but one of my favorites is the Mexican, with a crisp fried shrimp and creamy avocado in the middle, surrounded by sushi rice and seaweed. More...

todd JOHNSON

CO-OWNER/EXECUTIVE CHEF, RUMRUNNERS

. His own bouillabaisse at Rumrunners – “It isn’t always on the menu, but my guests know I can do it just about any night it’s requested. More...