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FST announces 2014-15 Cabaret and Mainstage seasons
Wed  Sep 24 2014 08:00AM
Florida Studio Theatre announced its 2014-15 Cabaret and Mainstage seasons. Starting off the Cabaret season are the full-bodied vocal stylings in “Dancing in the Street” with the Prima Donnettes. Next … Find out how to read more online.
The Floridians are always doing something fun and helping out
Wed  Sep 24 2014 08:00AM
The Floridians, a group for women that like to have fun and give back to their community, formed their club in 1982. They met while volunteering with the Welcome Wagon … Find out how to read more online.
Carol Babb at Beach Road Wine Bar and Bistro
Wed  Sep 24 2014 08:00AM
If you think you’re seeing double at two Englewood shops, you’re right. Carol Babb owns both Babb’s Barbershop on Placida Road and All About You Salon and Day Spa on … Find out how to read more online.
Beauty and the beer
Wed  Sep 24 2014 08:00AM
How does one control a boisterous biergartenful of customers, during peak World Cup action, with Germany whupping Argentina? Worse, try managing a crowd of opinionated German diners, each of whose … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Sep 24 2014 04:44PM
OPENING THIS WEEK The Boxtrolls Runtime: 1 hr. 36 min. | Rated PG | For mild rude humor, action and some peril In the village of Cheesebridge, a Victorian-era berg … Find out how to read more online.
Zombies get loose at Busch Gardens’ Howl-O-Scream
Wed  Sep 24 2014 08:00AM
For those who dare, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is seeking guests to help round up several zombies who have escaped from Zombie Containment Unit 15. Guests will be armed with … Find out how to read more online.
Lots of exciting events to take place in Venice
Wed  Sep 24 2014 08:00AM
Friday night’s free concert at the Gazebo in Centennial Park features the music of Lady Katt and the Howlin’ Dogs. As some people bring their dogs to these concerts, it … Find out how to read more online.
Muscle Car City Show is Saturday
Wed  Sep 17 2014 08:00AM
The National Street Rod Association’s slogan is ‘Fun With Cars.’ Perhaps it’s because when car enthusiasts get together and talk about restoring their 1967 Mustang fastback, the memories come rushing … Find out how to read more online.
Take part in entertainment — audition
Wed  Sep 17 2014 08:00AM
Take part in the entertainment featured in Let’s Go! Here are some opportunities to be a part of upcoming shows: Exsultate! Chorale Exsultate! Chorale will hold auditions from 10 a.m. … Find out how to read more online.
‘Don’t Dress for Dinner’ is first show on Venice Theatre’s season
Wed  Sep 24 2014 08:00AM
Venice Theatre opens its 2014-2015 MainStage season with Marc Camoletti’s French comedy, “Don’t Dress for Dinner.” This “energetic, smart and funny show” (Chicago Critic) opens Tuesday, Sept. 30, and runs … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Sep 24 2014 08:00AM
Upbeat focuses on pop and rock music of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. By Tom Lovasko, Sun Correspondent … Find out how to read more online.
Sullivan St. Craft Festival is back in Punta Gorda
Wed  Sep 17 2014 08:00AM
One of the most popular Punta Gorda festivals is scheduled to return to downtown on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 20-21, for its 17th occurrence. The Sullivan Street Craft Festival is … Find out how to read more online.
‘3 Sisters’ who really know their ‘Tea’
Wed  Sep 24 2014 11:40AM
For many people, sitting down with a cup of hot herbal tea is the best way to unwind and relax. And for centuries, tea lovers have been aware of the … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Sep 24 2014 08:00AM
FORT MYERS 6th Annual Italian Fest planned If you have a craving for some great Italian food, along with a desire to help a local charity, be sure to attend … Find out how to read more online.
Olde Englewood Village welcomes Zeke's Uptown Bar & Grill
Wed  Sep 24 2014 08:00AM
Dale Wentzel ll and Dale Wentzel lll have more in common than just their name. Both Dales are passionate about their new West Dearborn Street "Zeke's" an Uptown Bar & … Find out how to read more online.
LEGOland offers gentler Halloween event for the little ones
Wed  Sep 24 2014 08:00AM
There seems to be two ways to celebrate Halloween at Florida theme parks — super scary and not-so-scary. As Mickey has his annual Not So Scary Halloween Party in the … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Sep 17 2014 08:00AM
Upbeat focuses on pop and rock music of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. By Tom Lovasko, Sun Correspondent … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Sep 17 2014 08:00AM
OPENING THIS WEEK The Maze Runner Runtime: 1 hr. 53 min. | Rated PG-13 | For intense seq. of sci-fi violenc, intense seq. of sci-fi action, some disturbing images and … Find out how to read more online.


Our home is Royal Thai
Wed  Sep 17 2014 08:00AM
‘Where you going, Kayoon?” “To the market! I need more candy!” Was this the whine of a kid, giddy with a little extra allowance? Hardly. It was the excited cry … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Sep 17 2014 08:00AM
Punta gorda 2nd Annual YMCA Youth Regatta The Charlotte County Family YMCA will hold its 2nd annual youth regatta Sept. 20 on Charlotte Harbor. The YMCA Youth Regatta is open … Find out how to read more online.
Dean’s — the dream of a 7-year-old
Wed  Sep 17 2014 08:00AM
Dean Stainton looked back 46 years, smiled wistfully, and said, "Ever since I was 7 years old, I wanted to open a restaurant.” That childhood dream in East Haven, Conn., … Find out how to read more online.
Time to order all those season tickets
Wed  Sep 17 2014 08:00AM
Season and single tickets are going fast for community and professional theaters but also for the Venice Community Concert Series at Venice Presbyterian Church, Sarasota Opera, Gloria Musicae, Sarasota Jazz … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Sep 10 2014 08:00AM
Upbeat focuses on pop and rock music of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. By Tom Lovasko, Sun Correspondent … Find out how to read more online.
A bite of freshness in Arcadia
Wed  Sep 10 2014 08:00AM
Ask Magnolia Street Seafood and Grill owner and chef Carl Tindall what’s his secret to success and he’ll tell you it’s all in the details. “We do everything fresh by … Find out how to read more online.
Check out what’s happening at the Cultural Center
Wed  Sep 10 2014 08:00AM
America’s No. 1 tribute to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will take place at the Cultural Center Theater on Friday, Sept.12, at 7 p.m. featuring The Petty Hearts, an epic … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Sep 10 2014 02:22PM
Fort myers Alliance for the Arts to hold Family Festival The Alliance for the Arts in Fort Myers is planning a Fall for the Arts Festival on Saturday, Oct. 18. … Find out how to read more online.
Wiener Dog Derby, festival planned at Fishermen’s Village
Wed  Sep 10 2014 08:00AM
It’s the kind of contest that’s strictly for the dogs. Owners can stand at the finish line and encourage their four-legged pets, in hopes of winning the Weiner Dog Derby … Find out how to read more online.
Artists in Cahoots plan grand-opening weekend
Wed  Sep 10 2014 08:00AM
The Cottage, a charming Artists in Cahoots cooperative officially opened on Sept. 1, but a very grand, three-day opening event featuring a ribbon-cutting, discounted arts and crafts, healthy organic food, … Find out how to read more online.
The Saltwater Cafe celebrates 18 years in Nokomis
Wed  Sep 17 2014 08:00AM
A 50th anniversary is celebrated with gold, and on a 25th anniversary one receives gifts made of silver. So, what happens on an 18th anniversary? At the Saltwater Cafe in … Find out how to read more online.
Wally Rutan sings, plays classic rock to country songs
Wed  Sep 17 2014 08:00AM
Englewood resident Wally Rutan is a very busy man. He conducts his interview while sitting at one of his children's baseball games. Before that, he was at his full-time construction … Find out how to read more online.
For the love of BINGO
Wed  Sep 10 2014 08:00AM
Bingo is one of the most popular games in the world. And today, you don't even have to go sit in a big room with others and play — there … Find out how to read more online.
Tickets on sale for VCC concert series
Wed  Sep 17 2014 08:00AM
Tickets are on sale now for the six-concert Venice Community Concert Series, presented by Venice Presbyterian Church. In its eighth season, the successful series will include the return of the … Find out how to read more online.
They’ll feed you what you need
Wed  Sep 10 2014 08:00AM
‘What do I look like today, Oren?” “You look like protein, my friend.” “No protein! I feel like biscuits.” “No biscuits for you! What’s the opposite of biscuits?” “Um, eggs?” … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  Sep 11 2014 04:28PM
OPENING THIS WEEK Dolphin Tale 2 Runtime: 107 min. | Rated PG | For some mild thematic elements It has been several years since young Sawyer Nelson and the dedicated … Find out how to read more online.
Van Wezel releases 2014-15 season schedule
Wed  Sep 10 2014 08:00AM
The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall in Sarasota just unveiled the schedule of shows for the upcoming 2014-15 season, which starts in October. More shows will be announced as the … Find out how to read more online.
Celebrate Columbus Day the Italian/American way
Wed  Sep 10 2014 08:00AM
The Italian/American Club of Venice is honoring one of its most revered heroes, Christopher Columbus, early this year. "Columbus Day falls on a Monday, but we realized that more could … Find out how to read more online.
Sarah Combs — classy jazz singer, dance band vocalist
Wed  Sep 10 2014 08:00AM
If you're someone who loves to sit back and listen to songs in the style of Nora Jones, Sade, Eva Cassidy, Alicia Keyes, or Natalie Cole, you will love hearing … Find out how to read more online.


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