November 11, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Pre-session delegation lunch scheduled in Punta Gorda

A Pre-Session Delegation Luncheon is set for 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2. The event will take place at the Laishley Crab House, 150 Laishley Court, Punta Gorda.   More...

THIS WEEK AT RENAISSANCE ACADEMY

The Renaissance Academy of FGCU is offering its lifelong learning classes, which aim to enrich life experiences at any age.   Classes will be held in its new facility at Herald Court Centre, 117 Herald Court in downtown Punta Gorda. More...

Parrotheads donate $5,000 to PRWC

On Nov. 1, the Charlotte Harbor Parrothead Club presented a $5,000 check to Peace River Wildlife Center, proceeds from the Parrothead Club’s Labor Day fundraiser in celebration of the club’s third birthday. More...

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Business News

A positive spin on negative ads

$3 billion went to television advertising

It wasn’t pretty, but it was lucrative. More...

Skimming — it’s for real

It happened to me. And it’s happened to people I know. ATM skimming is for real. More...

What a difference a week makes

MONEY & INVESTING

Whether you’re a Republican, Democrat or simply a person who enjoys tea parties, there can be little spin on election results other than to say the voting was a referendum on the current administration’s policies — and these policie More...

Artists go public in new atelier space

It’s long been a dream of the Charlotte arts community to launch an atelier, or public workspace for artists. More...

Foreclosure prevention workshop set for Nov. 11

A free workshop designed to teach homeowners about new legal strategies and potential solutions for defending against foreclosure eviction is planned in Port Charlotte. More...

VETERAN’S DAY EVENTS

• 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11: Charlotte Veterans Council ceremony Laishley Park, Punta Gorda (Nesbit Street and East Retta Esplanade) Info: Terry Lynn, Charlotte County Ve terans Council at 628-0056 • 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. More...

Date night: Edison Observatory open for season

The James & Barbara Moore Observatory located on the Charlotte Campus of Edison State College has free monthly viewings of the heavens.   More...

COMMODORES CONDUCT CHANGE OF WATCH

The Florida Commodores Association held its Change of Watch on Saturday, Oct. 23, at its annual meeting at the Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club in Port Charlotte. More...

Real Estate News

Paperwork glitch more of an itch to local Realtors

The paperwork glitch that has affected foreclosure deals nationwide has resulted in some delays of moving area properties.   More...

No on 4 gives sigh of relief to 67 percent of voters

The public’s vote against Amendment 4 in the Nov. 2 election has area real estate professionals relieved.   More...

Arts & Entertainment News

SWFL Arts Season Guide 2010-11

ASOLO REPERTORY THEATRE FSU CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, SARASOTA WWW.ASOLO.ORG (800) 361-8388 ¦ “Bonnie & Clyde A New Musical” Book by Ivan Menchell, music by Frank Wildhorn Through Dec. 19     More...

A sequel to Prokofiev’s classic educates, entertains

Is it possible to capture the spirit of a boy — full of goodwill and mischievous energy — in a single musical theme? Probably. More...

Mentoring memoir provides joy for the spirit

FLORIDA WRITERS

¦ “Eddie and Me” by Saul Cooperman. Intermedia Publishing Group. 256 pages. $15.95. More...