July 5, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

Allegiant offers flights from Punta Gorda to Niagara Falls, South Bend

Allegiant Air now offers reasonably priced, nonstop flights between Punta Gorda Airport and Niagara Falls, N.Y., and facilitates hotel and air packages for its travelers.  More...

July 28 Back to School Festival seeks donors

The fifth annual Back to School Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 28, at the Cultural Center, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. More...

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Business News

The Canadians are coming...

... and so are the Germans, English, Eastern Europeans and South Americans

International buyers are taking advantage of favorable home prices and dollar-toloonie, -euro, -pound and -peso exchange rates to fuel a surge in Southwest Florida’s real estate market.  More...

It’s Your Business … The road

I finished my junior and senior years of college in a year and a half. I was newly married and working 50-60 hours a week at a Publix in Miami while taking 18 credit hours per semester at the University of Miami. More...

Consider the GDP before making choices in the voting booth

MONEY & INVESTING

One major consideration for voters in the upcoming elections will be and should be how politicians plan on growing the U.S. economy. More...

Florida novelist’s book still exalted 30 years later

“A Land Remembered” is a book not to be forgotten.  More...

Keep Charlotte Beautiful awarded $5,000 grant

Keep Charlotte Beautiful was recently awarded a $5,000 Waste Management Think Green Grant as part of a nationwide effort. More...

McDonald’s fundraiser breaks record

Charlotte County McDonald’s restaurants nearly doubled last year’s efforts for the month-long Pennies from the Heart fundraising campaign, raising a record $35,834 for Ronald McDonald House Charities.  More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

769 Monaco Drive, Punta Gorda

This pool home with beautiful curb appeal overlooks the Twin Isles golf course and two lakes in desirable Punta Gorda Isles. Built in 2003, the home offers 2,355 square feet under air and includes three bedrooms and 2½ bathrooms.  More...

Venetian community named business of the month

Venetian Golf & River Club, the Venice 1,039-acre master-planned community located along the Myakka River, was named the Venice Area Chamber of Commerce’s June business of the month.  Each month, the Venice Area Chamber of Commerce rec More...

Arts & Entertainment News

‘Advanced Style’

Celebrating the fashion sensibilities (and idiosyncracies) of older women

FUNKY. ELEGANT. ECLECTIC. SLEEK. ALLURING. SOPHISTICATED. FUN. The chic Cohen’s women book, photographed They “Advanced Style,” in also Ari embody Seth 90s, all with happen a couple to be They even in it their all. More...

Peace River Film Festival Events Announced

The Visual Arts Center has announced the events and dates of its second annual Peace River Film Festival. The festival has grown to four days and runs Sept. 20-23. More...

‘Abandon’ ‘Underworld’

BEACH READING

by Meg Cabot (Point, $17.99)   More...