January 31, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

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Pizza parlors make the most out of Super Bowl

Local pizzerias are gearing up for one of their biggest days of the year — Super Bowl Sunday, among the top five days when Americans turn to pizza as their game day go-to. More...

Ace Drums: the store for musical instruments

When I walked into Ace Drums at 2541 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, I expected to find a store dedicated solely to drummers.  I was wrong.  Owner Ken Giunta is doing his best to be the go-to store for all area musicians.  More...

Apple: Bloom is off the rose

Apple was a seemingly perfect technology and investment story but now the bloom is off the rose. The great story is no longer great enough; the good numbers are no longer good enough. And the stock has plummeted.  More...

Literacy fundraiser highlights adult education in Charlotte County

Every day, our lives cross paths with dozens of people. More...

Real Estate News

HOUSE HUNTING:

23398 Painter Ave.

Port Charlotte More...

Venetian presents open house Feb. 2

A Venetian Golf & River Club open house and model home grand opening takes place from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at the 1,039-acre masterplanned community located along the Myakka River in Venice. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

German toymaker’s mechanical vehicles in demand

KOVELS: ANTIQUES

Children like to play with toys that are replicas of things used in everyday life. They also like toys that move and make noise, so for centuries toymakers have created transportation toys. More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

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Barber named Charlotte Symphony Orchestra chairman

Retired IBM executive Ken Barber has been named chairman of the board of directors of the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra.  He has been on the symphony’s board of directors for two years and served for the past year as its treasurer.  More...