March 9, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

Watch for nesting sea turtles this spring

March is the beginning of Florida’s sea turtle nesting season, when female sea turtles leave the ocean to dig nests and lay golf ball-size eggs in the sand.  People can help sea turtles that nest on Florida’s beaches at night by leav More...

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Plant society holds “Plant Native” Day   More...

Special Sections

Business News

How to arouse a chicken (and other marketing mistranslations)

“When you say something, make sure you have said it. The chances of your having said it are only fair.”  More...

Auto stocks sluggish as volume begins to exceed sales

MONEY & INVESTING

I am not a car person. I think it is because I grew up and lived in large cities my whole life that I don’t have a passion for driving a ton of steel down the open road. More...

Ex-Green Beret medic helps save lives across the nation with ballistic shield

Lee County resident Robert “Bobby” Scali doesn’t want to save the world — just the lives of law enforcement. And civilians. And even dogs.  More...

Festival at the Shell Factory celebrates golden retrievers

Participants can go to the dogs at the eighth annual GoldenFest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, March 26. More...

Florida historians’ group holds annual meeting in Punta Gorda

Florida Conference of Historians is presenting a special series of programs in celebration of its 57th annual meeting March 10-12 in Punta Gorda. More...

Real Estate News

House hunting

141 Beeney Road, Port Charlotte

This four-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath sailboat water home has everything you need for Florida paradise. Enter into the foyer with the tile compass rose at your feet and the wonderful view of the pool area and canal through the formal living room. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

'South Pacific'...as it was meant to be

Gulf Coast Symphony, Broadway Palm join forces for two enchanting evenings

FOR TWO ENCHANTED EVENINGS THIS MONTH, you’ll be able to see “South Pacific” the way it was originally meant to be experienced: with a full orchestra performing the score. More...

Chicago proves we are still in our car wonder years

In the classic TV show “The Wonder Years,” there was an episode that centered around the family buying a new car. The idea was that dad got to be “the king of the block” as the new rubber rolled through the neighborhood. More...

A rooming house and an inn: Two visions of ’50s Boston

FLORIDA WRITERS

¦ “Kenmore Square: A Novel” by Carol June Stover. Champlain Avenue Books. 264 pages. Trade paperback, $13.99. More...