December 1, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

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Impervious Tervis

Southwest Florida tumbler company with revenue well over $100 million turns 70 this year.

Chances are you have one, two or 20 of them in your cupboard, your gym bag or in your car’s cup holder.  More...

India’s cash exchange may have effects beyond its borders

MONEY & INVESTING

As I am writing this article on Thanksgiving Day, I am thankful for many things. My beautiful wife. My amazing kids. A wonderful jewelry business that I love working in. More...

BYOB — Blanchard House is bringing the blues

In the era of Jim Crow laws, African- American men were expected be subservient, to walk with their heads bowed, to avoid any behavior that would indicate they were independent or free to be whom they really were. But not on weekends. More...

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Pearl Harbor Day ceremony at Laishley Park   The Military Heritage Museum will present “Lest We Forget,” a Pearl Harbor Day ceremony, at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, at the Laishley Park gazebo, 100 Nesbit St., Punta Gorda. More...

Real Estate News

What $300,000 will buy in SW Florida

545 Encarnacion St., Punta Gorda Located in the beautiful community of Deep Creek, this home has more than 3,300 square feet of living space. The owner spared no expense on upgrades and improvements. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Gulfshore Opera’s growing pains are paying off

The affair was billed as a “Taste of Opera,” but the evening was more like a smorgasbord of musical delights to accompany the tasty food served at the benefit last month at the Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club in support of the Gulfshore Opera More...

Charlotte Chorale opener brings past Christmases to the present

Creating the nostalgia of Christmas for a wide-ranging audience is the motivation for the Charlotte Chorale’s first concert of the season, “Memories of Christmases Past.” More...

Murder mystery in an old mansion plumbed by a new brand of sleuth

FLORIDA WRITERS

¦ “Chasing Shadows” by Karen Harper. Mira. 384 pages. Paperback, $7.99. More...