July 28, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

SWFL Blue Star Mothers work to raise funds

The service organization Star Mothers of America was launched in 1942 as the brainchild of Army Capt. George Maines as a support group for mothers of service members. More...

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Business News

Growing, growing

Businesses expand amid slowdown

Yes, Larry Norris is well aware that we have been hit with the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. More...

It’s your business … Trial and error

Years before Rene Descartes wrote, “I think, therefore I am.” St. Augustine wrote, “I err, therefore I am.” Anyone who has ever started a small business knows that at some point they’ll screw up. More...

Prepare for meetings with your investment adviser

MONEY & INVESTING

Envision this: you are going to have an annual meeting with your sole adviser. More...

Mosquito fighters battle bugs amid regulations

We have seen the enemy and he is not us. He’s not even he. Instead, she’s a billion or so bloodsucking females representing 42 mosquito species that inhabit the lowlands, uplands, inlands, outlands and islands of our subtropical region. More...

Summer Ball rounds Charlotte’s season

The Summer Ball presented by the Fred Lang Foundation in partnership with Charlotte Behavioral Health Care will be presented at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 30, at the Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center in Punta Gorda. More...

Real Estate News

Realtors and the art of the blog

For all the prominence that technology has gained among real estate professionals, the blog has not. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Chilling Out

15 BOOKS AND FILMSTO ENJOY HELP BEAT THE HEAT

WHOEVER SAID THE WORLD WAS GOING TO HELL IN A handbasket wasn’t kidding, judging by the current temperatures and humidity. It’s been so hot lately, you can almost feel the flames licking at your heels. But don’t despair. More...

Players present two midsummer nights of Shakespeare

The Charlotte Players is staging a selection of scenes from some of Shakespeare’s most famous works Aug. 5-6 at the new Langdon Blackbox Theater in the Charlotte Players Community Theater Center. More...

FW WRITING CHALLENGE

Florida Weekly seeks submissions

Florida Weekly is asking readers to submit an original work of fiction based on the photograph seen below. More...