October 13, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

GIVING

Yacht club sets hospice fundraiser Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club will host an annual fundraising golf tournament on Saturday, Oct. 29, to benefit Tidewell Hospice of Charlotte County. More...

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Business News

‘Green’ is the color of Halloween

FOR THE ANCIENT CELTS, HALLOWEEN CAME at one of two “joints” in the year, when the world and the connected universe beyond it turned on each other, opening a crack and allowing spirits to slip through for a night and wander the earth.&nbs More...

Right now, gold is not a pleasant market for the faint-hearted

MONEY & INVESTING

You wouldn’t think that there would be a connection between gold prices and Donald Trump, but it seems like truly all of the rules have changed during this political cycle. More...

Punta Gorda’s farmers markets are always in season

Some regional farmers markets don’t get started until October. Lucky Punta Gorda — it has two that are going strong all year round. More...

U.S. House passes bill to aid Lake O releases, restoration of Everglades

On Sept. 28, the U.S. House overwhelmingly passed its version of a major water bill, clearing the way for work needed to restore the Florida Everglades.  More...

COMMUNITY NEWS

Sheriff offers boating safety course   More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

2319 Vedado St., North Port

This three-bedroom, two-bath home has beautiful tile throughout and an extended lanai.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Getting ready

Arts venues prepare for season and seasons to come

THESE DAYS, THE WORK OF A NUMBER OF Southwest Florida arts venues isn’t completely driven by programming, casting, music and choreography, though that bustle is integral in gearing up for a new season.  More...

Last call for Florida Weekly’s Writing Challenge

It’s that time of year — time to draw inspiration from the accompanying photograph and pen your own story for our annual Writing Challenge.  More...

Coming up at the Renaissance Academy

The Renaissance Academy of FGCU offers lifelong learning classes to enrich life experiences at any age. The following sessions will be held at Herald Court Centre in downtown Punta Gorda.   More...