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.
Temperatures in the 80s and 90s combined with high humidity is enough to wilt even the most enthusiastic sun worshipper. When temperatures rise, older adults in particular are at risk because aging reduces the body’s ability to cool off. Here are some common sense and fun ways to beat the Florida heat. Water. Drink plenty […]
If you thought Punta Gorda was hot during the daytime, things really heat up at night. And there’s no better place to be than downtown, where cocktails and beer flow all night and great live music can be heard from the streets. So, put on your walking shoes and come with us as we stop […]
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 […]
CHARLOTTE COUNTY – No algae — that’s the simple message Charlotte County is trying to get out potential tourists. With no water quality issues at county beaches or in Charlotte Harbor, businesses and attractions are seeking to capitalize. Captain Ralph Allen of King Fisher Fleet says he is asked constantly how the water quality in […]