September 6, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

SU Alumni plan meetings, outings

The first in a series of Syracuse University Alumni Club of Suncoast Florida’s kickoff breakfasts will be held Saturday, Sept. 15, at Der Dutchman Restaurant (formerly Troyer’s), 3713 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota. More...

NONPROFIT NEWS

Recovery vigil planned   More...

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Foreign tourism

— what the numbers show

Rob Wells, the owner and affable ambassador to rustic elegance at the Tarpon Lodge on Pine Island, worked right through the Labor Day weekend welcoming people from near and very, very far to his sumptuously appointed accommodations.  More...

It’s Your Business … Humbugs

P. T. Barnum, a shameless marketer, called himself the “Prince of Humbugs.” His idea of humbug meant that something wasn’t necessarily true, but it was interesting enough to attract attention.  More...

U.S. debt troubles just start at $16 trillion

MONEY & INVESTING

Voters are aware, or they should be aware, that the federal government has a huge debt burden and has been running huge deficits for many years.  More...

Allegiant has room to grow at Charlotte Airport

Since its arrival at Charlotte County Airport in 2009, Allegiant Air has nearly doubled its passenger count in and out of the airfield to almost 112,000 in 2011. (Charlotte County Airport was renamed Punta Gorda Airport in 2010.)  More...

The Nowhere Band headlines 17th annual Edison POPS at Sunset

The Nowhere Band will present music made famous by The Beatles at the 17th annual Edison POPS at Sunset concert, set for the evening of Saturday, Oct. More...

July home sales up, prices on the rise

Sales of existing homes rose 9.8 percent in July from a year ago as the state continues a long, steady improvement, according to data released Wednesday by Florida Realtors.  Pending sales, those expected to close within 90 days, were up 42 perc More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

3639 Kassandra Drive, Punta Gorda

THIS RENOVATED HOME ON A CORner tip lot in Burnt Store Isles offers 3,158 square feet of living space. The home is on an oversized lot with a canal view providing sailboat access. The residence features four bedrooms and 3½ bathrooms. More...

Charlene Neal PureStyle wins Aurora Award

Charlene Neal PureStyle was awarded a 2012 Aurora Award for Interior Merchandising in the interior design category for Neal Communities’ Starlight model. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

THE BEAT GOES ON

Ever-popular Percussion Summit returns to the Phil

IT’S BACK!  After a brief hiatus, The Percussion Summit — the Philharmonic Center for the Arts’ homegrown celebration of all things that can be struck, beat, tapped, brushed or rung with sticks, mallets, brushes, fingers or han More...

The written word: ‘Honor it by giving it an hour’

“There are two kinds of writer,” says British author Brian Aldiss. More...

‘Art Walks the Runway’ features couture by Gerro

The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center presents “Art Walks the Runway: A Weekend of Fashion” on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 7-8. More...