October 2, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS EVENTS

Momma T’s Fly Your Bra Ride 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 Naples Harley-Davidson   More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

¦ THURSDAY, OCT. 2, 10 P.M.  Masterpiece Mystery  Sherlock Season 1, The Blind Banker  A banker and a journalist recently returned from the Far East are both shot dead. Sherlock and John follow the trail to London’s Chinatown. More...

UF/IFAS researchers use steam to treat citrus greening

University of Florida researchers are turning to the old-fashioned method of steaming to help treat citrus greening, a disease devastating citrus trees throughout Florida.  More...

Enjoy America’s newest pastime: boatgating

Boatgating, also known as sailgating or stern-gating, provides a unique twist on the tradition of tailgating where getting to the game is part of the fun. More...

GM Innovation Challenge launched at major colleges

General Motors’ manufacturing team is looking to college students to develop practical applications for the latest crazes of the techno-elite, such as 3D-printed gnomes and glasses — applications that will go beyond providing the wearer d More...

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Business News

MONEY & INVESTING

Get ready for a spike in the state’s population

The demographics of a state and county can make a big difference in local business success and local real estate investing. The demographics of Florida are terrific, and so the future of Florida appears to be incredibly bright. More...

The Cappiello Group at Morgan Stanley changes name, announces staff developments

The former Cappiello Group at Morgan Stanley has been renamed The Peace River Team at Morgan Stanley.  Eric Loche CFP, formerly a financial advisor with Wells Fargo Bank, joined the Peace River Team Aug. 1. Mr. More...

Marketing Religion

Churches find clever ways to attract the faithful

FOR MANY, MARKETING RELIGION IS AN imperative, not merely a job like the jobs of marketers who sell cars or real estate or alcoholic spirits, for example — and that appears to be true across a variety of faiths and cultures.   More...

Cuba: A photographer’s paradise

PEGGY FARREN / FLORIDA WEEKLY Editor’s note: Photographers Peggy Farren and Joe Fitzpatrick were among a small group that traveled to Cuba recently for a weeklong tour on a People- to- People visa. More...

PERSPECTIVE

Local Komen chapter a leader in public policy advocacy

As a renowned nonprofit health organization, Susan G. Komen Southwest Florida feels that the Public Policy Collaborative is exceptionally important to its local community. More...

SarasotaMOD Week(end) celebrates mid-century modern where it was born

Follow in the footsteps of Paul Rudolph, Victor Lundy and Ralph Twitchell, the founding fathers of the mid-century modern architecture movement known as the Sarasota School of Architecture, and step into residences and buildings that made this moveme More...

THE DIVA DIARIES

Wishing it really felt like fall? Just fake it

Due to the fact that I’m still (mostly) housebound, recovering from knee surgery, instead of being out and about, my world is relegated to what I see online and watch on TV — and this could get a girl confused about seasons. More...

Camaro Z/28 is Motor Trend’s Best Driver’s Car

The Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 is Motor Trend’s 2014 Best Driver’s Car, becoming the first American-brand car to win the 7-year-old award.  More...

Real Estate News

What $2.5 million will buy in Southwest Florida

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Four Grand Estate floor plans offered at Venetian

Four Grand Estates floor plans have been introduced by WCI Communities and Venetian Golf & River Club in Venice. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

The Boogiemen celebrate 25 Years

OF SERVICE AND CAMARADERIE

Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, The BoogieMen has become renowned for its sterling sound. More...

Maestro, music and more: Key Chorale of Sarasota marks 30th season

Artistic director and conductor Joseph Caulkins sums up the Key Chorale of Sarasota’s mission in four words: Creativity. Innovation. Collaboration. Community. More...

ARTS COMMENTARY

Local arts make the Arts Commentary scene every other week

Every other week in “season,” Nanette Crist will provide her insight on not- tobe missed events in our area. Ms. Crist moved to Punta Gorda four years ago after spending 25 years in New York City. More...