Jennifer Clark and husband Robert Rance just survived a first birthday at their Charlotte Harbor café, Mean Jeanne’s Riverside Restaurant. Most independent restaurants close within their first year. They hope they’ll keep on going.
This will be a light week for Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce planned events. Perhaps it’s a blessing in disguise with our members so busy in the positive-but-full onslaught of their busy season. The board of directors will converge this evening for the monthly board meeting as we quick…
VENICE — Freedom Boat Club, originally based in Venice and now a a division of Brunswick Corporation, was named to the 2020 boat club franchisor in the 2020 Entrepreneur Top 500 Franchise list.
ENGLEWOOD — While area residents gear up to fight plans for a 7-11 convenience store at State Road 776 and Manasota Beach Road, DiVosta Homes has announced plans Wednesday for a new residential development nearby.
Gina Taylor of Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Sun Coast was the speaker at Jan. 21 dinner meeting of the Business and Professional Women of Englewood and Venice.
With apologies to David Letterman and his comedic Top 10 reasons for whatever, here are our Top 10 for you in giving an entirely ineffective, sleep inducing speech. Try them. They are foolproof.
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.
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.
VENICE — A $1 million campaign pledge had its opening night Friday at Venice Theatre as it begins its public phase of its “Next Act” campaign.