April 26, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

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Business News

food trucks rolling into town

THE MOBILE FOOD UNIVERSE HAS expanded well beyond those hot dog stands and neighborhoodroving Good Humor vans of yesteryear. More...

It’s Your Business… Mackay 66

Harvey Mackay has written several great books, including “Swim With the Sharks Without Being Eaten.” One of his smartest accomplishments was the development of what is known as the Mackay 66. More...

Microsoft: Clearly better than a bond

MONEY & INVESTING

Microsoft closed at $32.42 on Friday, April 25. More...

Unemployment numbers keep improving

Florida’s unemployment rate made its biggest monthly decline in nearly two decades as the state’s jobless rate fell to 9 percent in March, according to figures released Friday by the Department of Economic Opportunity. More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

829 Conreid Drive, Port Charlotte

This waterfront home’s location is ideal, conveniently near the beach, restaurants, shops and downtown Punta Gorda. Overlooking the intersection of two scenic waterways, the home is less than a mile from Charlotte Harbor by boat. More...

Punta Gorda’s Acapulco Gardens sells more than 20 units in one month

Patten Sales and Marketing, a Floridabased real estate investment subsidiary of Patten Family Companies, has announced the sale of more than 20 units in a one-month period of time at Acapulco Gardens, a condominium project located in Punta Gorda on C More...

Venetian Golf & River Club introduces Artisi neighborhood

Developer and homebuilder WCI Communities recently announced that Brunello, a neighborhood of 65 grand villa homes in Venetian Golf & River Club in Venice, is sold out. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Watching in the dark

David Edelstein on the art of film criticism

DAVID EDELSTEIN SPENDS MUCH OF HIS time in the dark, watching flickering frames of light.  Then he writes about what he’s seen.  More...

Edison’s Ragan continues to build her theatrical legacy

Cast into her own life play for as long as she can remember, Sherie Ragan has served as a surrogate mother to Charlotte County theater with a Broadway-worthy script.  More...

Collectors fish for finds on aquariums

KOVELS: ANTIQUES

Did you have a bowl filled with pet fish when you were young? The idea dates back to the Roman Empire, when carp were kept in marble tanks. More...