Venice’s most famous drinking destination just got some more recognition and is giving back with a party for a good cause. Sharky’s on the Pier, one of our Top 10 beach bars, will celebrate being voted No. 3 on FloridaBeachBar.com’s list of best beach bars in the state with a party featuring free drink samples, food and drink specials, and more including a performance by beach band Tropix. Admission is $5 and proceeds will be donated to Venice Area Beautification Inc. and Mote Marine Laboratory.
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. The Marine Toys for Tots is in full swing and accepting donations to help make Christmas a bit brighter for children. There’s more than 200 collection boxes throughout Charlotte County but some are taking weeks to fill. Toys for Tots coordinator Erik Sandess says, “Because of the hurricane we do see an increase need.” […]
The city of Punta Gorda has been called such since the Native Americans christened the area centuries ago. The name means “fat point.” But for a period of time starting in the late 19th century, it was called Trabue, named after Kentucky attorney Isacc Trabue, who came to the area in 1883 and thought it […]
Everyone knows they’re perfect for jack-o-lanterns, but pumpkins hold great interior design potential come autumn. Whether you paint, glue and glitter them for a glamorous Halloween, or simply set them on a stack of hay, pumpkins are a great way to celebrate the seasons and bring the harvest inside your home. Don’t wait for October […]
If you value something, you should take care of it. It’s true for your house, your car and even your driveway — a little upkeep now can save you a whole lot later. If you have a driveway, it’s most likely made of concrete or asphalt. Concrete driveways tend to be more durable, but asphalt typically costs […]