January 6, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Bills Backers donate to Do the Right Thing

The Buffalo Bills Backers donated $400 to the Do the Right Thing of Charlotte County Inc. The check presentation took place at Boomers in Port Charlotte during halftime of the Bills-Miami Dolphins game Sunday, Dec. 19. More...

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Southwest Floridians test Google’s revolutionary Chrome OS

Computers today are built with hard drives, which store most of the programs we need to use them, including the “engines” that run them, operating systems such as Windows 7 or Mac OS X. More...

‘If I had a hammer…’

IT’S YOUR BUSINESS

I like to tell the story of the guy who pulls into the mechanic’s garage with a horrible knock in his car’s engine.  More...

Woof-woof investing: Applying Dog strategy in 2011

MONEY & INVESTING

Dog owners love their pets and find them beautiful, cute and ever so smart. More...

Black bear sightings should be nothing to fear

Punta Gorda has a new neighbor residents should be aware of — but not alarmed by. A Florida black bear has been spotted a number of times over the past month in the Burnt Store Isles area. More...

This week at the Renaissance Academy

The following courses are scheduled at the Renaissance Academy in Punta Gorda.  ¦ HC0149 Aboriginal Art: Textural Painting Techniques (five sessions) Series fee $60  Mondays, Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31 and Feb. 7 — 9-11 a.m.  More...

Real Estate News

REAL ESTATE OUTLOOK PREDICTS A GRADUAL RECOVERY

The latest housing data released by Florida Realtors, the largest trade association in the state, reveals that sales of existing condominiums in the state of Florida rose 11 percent in November, with a total of 5,411 condos sold statewide compared to More...

Coldwell Banker Sunstar-Morris launches new website

Coldwell Banker Sunstar-Morris Realty Inc. has announced the launch of its newly redesigned website. More...

Real Estate board installs 2011 officers

The Punta Gorda/Port Charlotte/North Port Association of Realtors was officially chartered by the National Association of Realtors as the Punta Gorda-Charlotte County Board of Realtors in 1947. There were 16 original members.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

SUDDENLY, SYLVIA

A.R. Gurney’s romantic comedy finds a spot on stage in Fort Myers and Naples

WHO CAN RESIST THE LURE OF AN ADORABLE DOG? Florida Repertory Theatre can’t. And apparently, neither can The Naples Players.  Both are staging A.R. Gurney’s “Sylvia” this month.  More...

Sylvia photo contest continues

Pooch pics could get you into a doggone-good play

“Sylvia,” the hilarious story of a dog that changes the lives of a couple, runs from Jan. 4-23 at the Florida Repertory Theatre in downtown Fort Myers. Florida Weekly wants to hear about the dog that changed your life. More...

Cultural Center marks 50 years in Charlotte

What would be known as the Cultural Center of Charlotte County was intended to launch in September 1960, but Hurricane Donna blew those plans away. The clock for the launch was therefore reset to Jan. 6, 1961. More...