April 25, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

RV industry targets Hispanic consumers

As part of its overall 2013 media campaign, Go RVing has launched a targeted advertising push to reach the growing Hispanic market through a comprehensive media approach: television and radio commercials along with interactive digital and traditional More...

Do you know Buick after 110 years?

Buick vehicles today are built in state-of-the-art facilities around the world. More...

NASCAR THIS WEEK

Nine teams burn rubber in tire test

Nine teams shook down tires for Goodyear at Daytona International Speedway recently, with top NASCAR drivers making both single-car runs and drafting sessions in the tire test. More...

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Business News

No business like your business

Portable restrooms sitting on an upswing in construction, outdoor crowds

Like taxis, portable restrooms come in a multitude of colors and serve a public that relies on them, sometimes desperately, other times begrudgingly. More...

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

At The Yoga Sanctuary, the mind is more important than the body

“What we often find is that it takes students so long before they finally make that first phone call to us,” said Bonnie Yonker, owner of The Yoga Sanctuary, 112 Sullivan St., Punta Gorda (www.TheYogaSanctuary.biz). More...

MONEY & INVESTING

EU’s little problem becomes worldwide mess

As most know by now, the devastation in gold’s price was started by the collective decision of the ECB, the European Commission, and the International Monetary Fund (nicknamed the “Troika”) to force the little country of Cyprus to s More...

A matter of life and death and the assisted-suicide movement in Florida

A case accusing Ted Goodwin of assisting in a suicide was tossed out by a Minnesota judge last month. More...

Artists create value by limiting production

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

A 7½-foot-high safety pin that looks like a modern sculpture actually is a floor lamp made in 1975 by modern artist Yonel Lebovici (1937-1998). In the 1960s, he started making very unusual lamps and other items inspired by everyday objects. More...

Kelley Blue Book goes green with new car ratings

Just in the wake of Earth Day, ecofriendly drivers in the market for a new car can see which models the experts recommend in the list of Best Green Cars of 2013 by the editors of Kelley Blue Book, a leading provider of new and used car information.&n More...

Motor shows, meets

Here are upcoming boat, RV and car shows you might be interested in. BOAT SHOWS, EVENTS  ¦ 2013 Spring Jetski & Jetboat Bash, April 26-28, Magnuson Hotel, St. More...

Honda Civic gets a record-fast makeover

The 2013 Honda Civic’s lower grille looks a bit like a satisfied smile, and it should, because Honda gave the car a substantial upgrade with an extensive interior redesign and minor exterior updates just one year after the 2012 model came to ma More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

2300 RYAN BLVD., PUNTA GORDA

This attractive pool home overlooking a golf course is located in Punta Gorda Isles. With 2,673 square feet of living space, the residence has three bedrooms and three bathrooms, including a master bathroom with dual sinks, tub and separate shower. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

¦ THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 9 P.M.  Doc Martin  Season 3 Happily Ever After  More...

Front & Back

From back-up singer to headliner, Arnold McCuller moves ‘with grace and authenticity’

LIFE’S BUSY FOR ARNOLD MCCULLER.  “Lots of stuff going on these days,” he said recently from his Los Angeles home. “It’s all good.”  More...

History Park hosts SteveFest Saturday night

If you haven’t been to a SteveFest concert, now’s your chance. The outdoor folk music extravaganza named in honor of the community’s beloved late educator and musician, Steve Blackwell, starts at 5:30 p.m. More...