December 20, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

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Business News

From cattle to accommodation

Exploring Southwest Florida’s business frontier

Southwest Florida business wasn’t always performed at hyper speed with the aid of satellites, gigabytes, e-mail, texting and driving in air-conditioned cars to meet clients in Starbucks.  Once, making a sales call meant a horseback or carr More...

Creations Gallery showcases some of the best local artists

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

Nina Sedule-Ross adores her artists. That sentiment was perfectly clear as she conducted a private tour of the gallery she owns, Creations Gallery at 210 Taylor St., Punta Gorda. More...

The new round of easing: Is it good or bad for investors?

MONEY & INVESTING

The Federal Reserve Bank announced a new round of quantitative easing on Dec. 12 aimed at bolstering the U.S. economy. The central bank said it would continue buying U.S. More...

Statewide count not just for the birds

Ready to count the snowbirds?  Grab your binoculars and a notebook, and plan to get out in the bushes and swamps and get your feet wet. It’s the 113th annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count, and from Dec. 14 through Jan. More...

Supreme Court rules ticketing for loud volume unconstitutional

Motorists are free to blast Justin Timberlake — or any other music they choose — as loud as they wish, the Florida Supreme Court ruled last week.  More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

311 Garvin St., # 307B, Punta Gorda

This condo is located on a saltwater canal in Gateway Point, convenient and within walking distance to Fishermen’s Village and five minutes by boat to Charlotte Harbor. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

2013 NEW YEAR’S EVE GUIDE

BEST BETS FOR RINGING IN THE NEW YEAR.

Charlotte County New Year’s Eve Celebrations   More...

Still Celtic after some long, hard years

On a warm December mid-afternoon, a handful of men enjoyed beer and company at The Celtic Ray Public House in downtown Punta Gorda.  More...

JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL

The Jewish Film Festival of Southwest Florida offers a rare opportunity to view high-caliber independent movies created by Jewish filmmakers, featuring Israeli or Jewish themes. The festival historically plays to sold-out audiences. More...