January 4, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

distinctively DIONNE

Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center hosts music legend

DIONNE WARWICK HAS WON five Grammy Awards, hosted television shows and infomercials for the Psychic Friends Network, is a humanitarian, a United Nations Ambassador, has traveled the world and on Saturday, Jan. More...

Around the world with Francis Wada

The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra will perform a world tour this season, all without leaving Punta Gorda.  The journey is purely a musical one, as it presents “German Night,” “The Best of Mantovani” and “Scandinavian More...

THEATER REVIEW

Unreal reality: There’s no accounting for taste

Back when I was in college, I had a friend who’d declare, “There’s no accounting for taste…”  She’d pause for a couple of beats, then finish her sentence: “…or the lack of it.”  I&rsqu More...

A flurry of Sunshine State snowfall memories

THERE’S NO MEASURABLE SNOWFALL ON record in the Naples, Fort Myers and Punta Gorda areas, defined by experts as a half-inch-yielding storm or more.  More...

Business News

serving up citrus

Local industry fights to defend Florida’s signature crop

THIS TIME OF YEAR, TREES IN MASSIVE groves and backyards start bursting with the colors of Florida’s bumper crop – citrus.  More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Some simple rules for investing wisely

There are many different ways a person can invest, just as there are many paths to investing well. But here are a few observations that I have found that normally work to an investor’s advantage.  More...

UF survey: Consumer confidence jumps in December

Consumer confidence among Floridians rose three points to 69 in December, reflecting a cautious optimism in the economy, according to a recent University of Florida survey. More...

Real Estate News

Builder buys out Sandoval

Homebuilder Taylor Morrison has purchased the remaining homesites in the Sandoval community in Cape Coral. The community was launched in 2005 by Bonita Bay Group.  More...