December 23, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Stone Crabs announce 2011 regular season schedule

The Charlotte Stone Crabs have announced their 2011 regular season schedule with the team starting its FSL South Division title defense on Thursday, April 7, against the Bradenton Marauders at Charlotte Sports Park.   More...

HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS

Christmas Card Lane Ongoing through the holiday season, the Punta Gorda Kiwanis-sponsored Christmas Card Lane is a display of giant-sized Holiday Greeting Cards that adorns the pathway into Gilchrist Park in Punta Gorda. More...

NEWS BRIEFS

Edison State College closes for holiday season     Edison State College Charlotte Campus, including Edison Collegiate High School, is closed for winter break.   All administrative offices for the college will reopen at 8:30 a.m. More...

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Business News

Plates of permanence

Secrets of keeping a restaurant alive

For almost four decades, Jo and Terry Mooney have made annual trips from their home in Columbia, S.C., to Sanibel, a favored vacation getaway. More...

It’s your business – selling

Recently, in a sales training program I was doing, I asked for a show of hands of anybody in the class who was not in sales. One guy in the back of the room raised his hand. I asked him if he was married. More...

Constructive financial gift giving

MONEY & INVESTING

There is year’s end charitable giving that allows one to get the deduction booked for 2010. There is year-end estate planning and giving. There is Christmas, Hanukah and holiday gift-giving. More...

Holiday hiccups spread cheer into the New Year

Toppled trees, supremely awful — and wonderful — presents, kitchen disasters and wardrobe malfunctions are all part of the season. Though tinsel has been tangled and jingles have been jangled, Florida Weekly More...

UPCOMING EVENTS

Charlottte Harbor Rotary gears up for poker run     More...

Fighting for his life

How one man died twice, became a pro boxer, and now works to keep kids out of trouble at a new fitness club in Deep Creek

Theo Kruger is one of the nicest, most amiable guys you’ll ever meet — outside of a boxing ring, that is. More...

Civil Air Patrol launches 2011 dollar campaign

The Charlotte County Squadron FL-051 of the Civil Air Patrol has kicked off its 2011 Campaign for Dollars with an initial mailing to past contributors. More...

Real Estate News

Future builders

Charlotte program nurtures next generation of workers in the construction industry

Area students interested in construction related careers have a wealth of resources at their fingertips.   More...

FBA seeks sponsorships for upcoming camp

Sponsorships for the Future Builders of America are down this year. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

happy new year

Florida Weekly offers you the how & where to bring in 2011 17 ways to have a happy, artful New Year

IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN: WHERE WE TAKE stock of the old year and vow to make the new one better. It’s also a time to drink, party, celebrate, revel, feast, toast, sing and dance. More...

Creations Gallery recreates itself a final time

Nina Sedule-Ross always wanted to own a gallery.   More...

Susan Stroman: Monster choreographer and director

ARTS COMMENTARY

Dr. Frankenstein might have brought a dead monster to life, but Susan Stroman taught him to dance. More...