October 20, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Restaurateurs: Masters of the full house

Forget the old cliché, “Nobody said it would be a rose garden.” More...

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Business News

WOMEN RISE ABOVE

Report shows women not only succeeding in business, but exceeding their male counterparts

Cindee Murphy, owner of Pies & Plates in Punta Gorda. COURTESY PHOTO More...

It’s your business…Differentiation

The easier it is to get into your business, the more competitors you will have. Entry into the business world entails such things as licensing requirements, code enforcements and industry standards. More...

Be generous responsibly

MONEY & INVESTING

Generosity is one form of money out; it is a foundational element of our country’s citizenry, just as much as is self-reliance and self-responsibility.  More...

Better Business Bureau offers retirement advice

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Coming up at the Renaissance Academy

The Five Excellencies: Our Body/MindConnection10-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 26;Nov. 2, 9, 16¦ Instructor: varies by topic¦ Fee: $15 per sessionAcquaint yourself with the basics of calligraphy on Oct. More...

Senior-Palooza to be held Oct. 26

AllPro Home Health will hold its twice-annual free Senior-Palooza and Health Fair from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron Street, Port Charlotte. More...

Real Estate News

Unstable market affects snowbird migration

Sometimes it’s too soon to define statistics.  That’s what area real estate professionals think about an October Huffington Post online article indicating that Florida is not the retirement destination it once was.  More...

REAL ESTATE BRIEFS

Economy inpacting home sale plans   A Coldwell Banker Real Estate survey finds that 87 percent of 1,300 agents and brokers polled agree that the economy is delaying baby boomers’ plans to sell their homes.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Seen That Before? Thought so.

Some shows keep returning to stages throughout the area

Looking over the upcoming season’s schedule of plays and musicals, you’d be forgiven for suspecting that every year, theater directors from Naples to Sarasota all huddle around a table in some undisclosed location, swapping scripts like m More...

FW WRITERS CHALLENGE

Write for a chance to attend the Sanibel Writers Conference

One winner of the Florida Weekly Writing Challenge will attend the Sanibel Writers Conference taking place Friday through Sunday, Nov. 3-6, at BIG ARTS and the Sanibel Island Public Library. More...

And It Goes Around

I’m riding my bikeRiding my bike down the streetDown the street that I live onLike I used to do when I was 10But that was a long time agoSuch a very long time ago More...