March 31, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

The value of one meal

The “Value of One” campaign was initiated by the Charlotte County Homeless Coalition last fall to generate awareness about the value of each person involved in the plight of the homeless. More...

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Business News

Losing Robb & Stucky

The old Robb & Stucky Company building on Hendry Street in Fort Myers still bears the company’s name fashioned into its brick façade, though the firm went on to greater success and hasn’t owned the downtown building for decades.  More...

It’s Your Business — Boomers becoming entrepreneurs

A recent article in The Wall Street Journal, with information supplied by the Kauffman Foundation, points out that more and more new businesses are being started by baby boomers. More...

Gold might be ‘the currency of first resort’

MONEY & INVESTING

Gold is back in the financial headlines. Gold closed on March 23, 2011, at $1,438 an ounce, an all-time high. Certainly looks as if the gold bull is beginning a new charge. More...

Hospice care enhances quality of life

In the mornings after 15-year-old Rachael Callison has her normal round of medications, she gets sleepy. More...

Speech therapy plays vital role in improving communication for children with autism

April is Autism Awareness Month Florida Weekly will feature an article on different aspects of dealing with autism during the month.   More...

‘Dig’ brightens teen’s day at hospice

Rachael Callison has always known what she wanted to be when she grows up — a paleontologist. More...

Real Estate News

Calusa Creek: Hidden treasure takes a leisurely track

The attractive gated community of Calusa Creek in Punta Gorda won’t be filling up anytime soon.  More...

Timeshare owners find value in networking

The Florida Timeshare Owners Group has been a valuable ally for area timeshare holders.  Retiree Frank Debar of University Park, Fla., said he founded the group in 2004. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

A peek behind the curtain

A glimpse of the upcoming entertainment season

As the 2010-2011 season starts to wind down, two major entertainment venues are giving glimpses of what’s to come for 2011-2012. More...

Sarasota festival features 10 days of films

The Sarasota Film Festival kicks off Thursday, April 7, with a concert by Harry Connick Jr. and his orchestra at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.  More...

Gnome revival in full swing

KOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING

Gnomes have gone from kitsch to fabulous since they became animated movie stars in “Gnomeo and Juliet.” But they have been used in gardens since the mid- 18th century. More...