January 19, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

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Artists of the Artsians’ Atelier in downtown Punta Gorda collected food for New Operation Cooper Street. The goods were presented at the atelier’s art party, held Saturday, Jan. 14. More...

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Packed houses (mean packed pockets)

Galleries, theaters and art fests bring in big bucks

ART IS MORE THAN JUST PRETTY PAINTINGS hung on a gallery wall, a sculpture in a public plaza or a play or concert at a local theater. More...

It’s Your Business … Fantastic shameless marketing

What started out as a joke is starting to have a life of its own. Let me do some now… our new book, “It’s Your Business,” is now available on Amazon.com. More...

Hi-ho the Derry-o the judge stands alone

MONEY & INVESTING

Judge Jed S. More...

Get ready to charge

So it’s come to this in Fort Myers, the City of Palms: because of a forwardlooking, forward-thinking government employee named Rich Beck — no relation to Glenn — we’re suddenly living in the four-wheels-and-electricity, 21st c More...

IYC hosts open house

The Isles Yacht Club will conduct an open house from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be available.  Members will be on hand to discuss full-time, seasonal, trial and business memberships.  More...

Harbor Nissan donates $10,700 to homeless coalition

Harbor Nissan in Port Charlotte will donate $10,700 to the Homeless Coalition of Charlotte County after pledging the money based on vehicle sales at the Mistletoe Ball, a homeless coalition major fundraiser.  More...

Real Estate News

Punta Gorda rentals on the rise

Punta Gorda has become a hot spot for seasonal residents. More...

What $325,000 can buy in SWFL

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Kick Starting

Thanks to others’ generosity, these projects might find funding

YOU HAVE BEEN NURTURING A GREAT idea, but lack funding to make it real. More...

Tim Conway: The funny man cometh

To his peers, Tim Conway is “the comedian’s comedian.” Audiences, on the other hand, simply consider him one of the funniest men in show business.  Regardless, for those who love funny man Tim Conway, the Van Wezel in Sarasota More...

“The Prosperous Heart: Creating a Life of ‘Enough’”

BEACH READING

by Julia Cameron with Emma Lively (Tarcher/Penguin, $25.95)   More...