January 17, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

A.J.’s new lease on his racing life

It’s racing, after all. So it’s only natural: What goes around, comes around. The alternative is parking behind the wall, so you go along with it.  More...

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Business News

GREAT BUSINESS IDEAS

That have never been tried in SWFL

IT’S TRUE. YOU CAN GET RICH, OR AT LEAST make a satisfying living, if you just think of one great business idea, and put it into practice. More...

JRA Bicycle strives to build the perfect bike

The No. 1 thing David Williams lia wants customers to avoid is what he calls a BSO —av— a bike-shaped object. That’s hihis tongue-in-cheek term for “a bicycle from a department ststore, which you have to work agagainst. More...

Young adults face significantly higher health-care costs

In the world of money and investing, there are few things about which we all can agree. More...

From Tamiami Trail to the Super Bowl via Doritos

Mark Freiburger may win $1 million and the chance to be mentored by “Transformers” director Michael Bay if his “Fashionista Daddy” Doritos commercial wins over the hearts of Super Bowl viewers. More...

Lifelong Learning Institute classes announced

Charlotte County’s Lifelong Learning Institute announces its Winter 2013 schedule of classes. More...

Florida RV SuperShow this weekend

The Florida RV Trade Association will host the 2013 Florida RV SuperShow, through Sunday, Jan. 20, at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa.  More...

Real Estate News

HOUSE HUNTING:

50 MAJARO ST., PUNTA GORDA

This immaculate home is situated on a quiet cul-de-sac in Punta Gorda Isles. Built in 2003, the pool home offers 2,620 square feet of living space, including three bedrooms and two bathrooms. More...

Entrepreneur’s Law School set for Jan. 26

Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll kicks off the 14th annual Entrepreneur’s Law School presented by the Small Business Development Center of Florida Gulf Coast University on Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Cohen Center at FGCU in Fort Myers. Ms. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Ohio company designed sought-after pieces

A toy with hidden parts that give it a second use can add to its value, so look carefully at unfamiliar playthings. A teddy bear sometimes has a hidden music box inside or is made to be used as a muff. More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

¦ SATURDAY, JAN. 19, 10:30 P.M.  Yes Minister  Jim Hacker is outwitted by Sir Humphrey during an economy drive.  ¦ SUNDAY, JAN. 20, 9 P.M.  Masterpiece Classic  More...

WHAT THE ...

Local theaters speak about cursing ... and nudity and honesty ... in shows

IT’S BEEN THE BUZZ IN THE LOCAL THEATER COMmunity for the past few weeks: Two weeks before Neil Simon’s “Rumors” was scheduled to open at Cape Coral’s Cultural Park Theater this month, the board of directors cancelled th More...