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.
Southwest Florida puts on a party to celebrate our nation’s birth. Some communities hold hometown parades. Some organize free festivals. Some even have hot dog- and watermelon-eating contests. To cap it all off, as the sky turns velvety black, a kaleidoscope of colors burst into the air. Here’s a look at where the festivities and […]
Event Description: Enjoy a fun afternoon with a Harbor Tour and 3 course Dinner! • Start with a scenic cruise of beautiful Charlotte Harbor. This 1 ½ hour narrated cruise tours the waterfront of Punta Gorda and Charlotte Harbor, then circles the bay looking for dolphins, seabirds, and other wildlife. Southwest Florida Food Tours will […]
Charlotte County commissioners pass Placida rezoning – Move makes way for condos at old Fishery site
Charlotte County commissioners passed a rezoning for the old Placida Fishery site, along with new regulations to prevent credit-card skimmers at local gas stations. Both measures passed unanimously Tuesday. Construction on the new project in Placida could begin in a year, and be complete in several years, Placida Point LLC owner Jay Feinberg told the Sun after […]
PUNTA GORDA – Nearly 1 million people are flying in and out of Punta Gorda Airport so far this year. “It’s amazing the number of people that are passing through this little airport,” said Jeff Barlow, of Punta Gorda. Cost and convenience are reason enough for some passengers to fly out of Punta Gorda rather […]