VENICE — With word coming out Tuesday that Lucky’s Market is closing all but one Florida store, Venice residents are wondering if that means the new market is closed before it ever opened.
PUNTA GORDA — The name Gasparilla Soap Company is appearing in more places in Southwest Florida and has now spread as far as Alaska. Owner and founder Ann Campbell fills us in on the small, but growing company.
VENICE — One of the largest internet companies and the second-largest private employer in the United States is staking some ground just outside Venice city limits.
The Blue Lagoon Restaurant — once a private home with pool and boat lift, later Grove City’s fine dining center— sat deserted on the banks of Oyster Creek for three-and-a-half years, while locals speculated.
WEST VILLAGES — All the world is a stage, but the Atlanta Braves are wanting to share their piece of it with area residents with talents beyond hitting and pitching.
Technically speaking, the Victorian Era ended two years before the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce’s A.C. Freeman House was built in Punta Gorda in 1903. The Edwardian Era had kicked off, but that doesn’t mean our happy home is any less Victorian in grace and style. It is stately, beaut…
Well, this will be an adventure! The next two Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce monthly membership meetings, the Third Wednesday Coffee, will be on the road. We are quite cozy in our usual space at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center, but on Wednesday, Feb. 19, we’ll attend a…
If you can’t find something to please your palate at two new local restaurants, it’s not their fault. Their missions, though different, are to offer everyone something they like.
ENGLEWOOD — The only fellowship evident in the New Hope Baptist Church fellowship hall Tuesday evening was among those who oppose a 7-Eleven gas station at Manasota Beach Road.
Welcome to the first normal work week of 2020. I don’t know about you, but with the Christmas and New Year’s holidays occurring in the middle of the week, I had a tough time keeping track of what day it was.
In reflecting back on the success of the Englewood Florida Chamber of Commerce for 2019, I have been fortunate to truly see our success as a chamber through the eyes of our community.
The North Port Area Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of the Business of the Year and Frosty awards at the annual awards luncheon at Heron Creek Golf & Country Club.
There are 366 days of 2020 ahead of us. Let’s just get this all out of the way now, shall we? There are more catchy, cute, and creative slogans, themes, and promotional ideas for 2020 than we have days to advertise. They involve throw-backs to the Roaring (18)20s, rhymes, and obviously … eye…