August 30, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

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HOOKED... on fishing, hunting and the great outdoors

from the WILDLIFE report to a just- released according in Fish & Wildlife Service, which says 90 wildlife- related doing so. U. S. More...

It’s Your Business … Go with the flow

I just discovered an article about 15 companies that started out selling something entirely different than what was their original intention. More...

BIA to meet

The next membership meeting of the Charlotte DeSoto Building Industry Association is at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4, at Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club, 4400 Lister St., Port Charlotte. The topic will be reporting unlicensed activity. More...

Picture-perfect brides ‘Trash the Dress’ for photographers

The girl in the gown waded out into the swamp waters under a hurricane-brewing sky. No, she had not gone Ophelia mad. She did it for the picture.  More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

One Colony Point Drive, Unit 5C, Punta Gorda

This third-floor unit is located in the waterfront condominium development of Colony Point. The condo of 1,564 square feet under air overlooks Charlotte Harbor. It has two bedrooms and two bathrooms.  More...

Revival of the fittest: Vivanté stronger than ever

In September of 2008, the situation at Vivanté in Punta Gorda was bleak. More than half of the homes in the 342-unit seaside community were in foreclosure or developer receivership. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Slightly Sketchy

Drawing group offers alternative to classroom figure drawing

THERE AREN’T NUDE MODELS AT DR. SKETCHY’S Anti-Art School of SWFL, but pretty much everything else that the law and social norms will accommodate is encouraged. More...

Head to Sarasota to get the blues

New to the 2012 concert series, the Sarasota Blues and Music Festival has implemented several improved features aimed to raise the bar on the festival to appeal to a greater audience. More...

Inkcake process dates to 12th century B.C.

KOVELS: ANTIQUES

For the past few years, auctions of Chinese antiques have attracted many bidders and high bids. The auctions have included many items that were not recognized by American bidders. More...