Close

Sun Subscriber Website Login






 
  Let's Go News

Wed  Sep 2 2015 08:30AM
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 2 2015 08:30AM
‘Like’ us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ SunCoastLetsGo … Find out how to read more online.
Leverock’s: Renowned seafood and updated waterside dining
Wed  Sep 2 2015 08:30AM
Leverock’s waterside dining in Englewood’s Cape Haze area has always been known for their seafood and their waterside view. Though they frequently tweak the menu and offer daily specials, customers … Find out how to read more online.
’80s Dance Party to benefit Charlotte County Pride
Wed  Sep 2 2015 08:30AM
It’s the place to get your groove on. 24TwentyOne Event Center at 2421 Tamiami Trail will host a “Totally ’80s Dance Party” from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday … Find out how to read more online.
Venice Craft festival matures
Wed  Sep 2 2015 08:30AM
Now in its seventh year, the Venice Craft Festival on Miami Avenue has earned its place as a welcome regular on the city’s lengthy festival list. It began at the … Find out how to read more online.
Jazz lovers unite with ‘All That Jazz’
Wed  Sep 2 2015 08:30AM
They're "All That Jazz," musicians whose ages range from 18-89. The idea for forming a band began when the group's leader, keyboardist/lead singer, James Williams, met saxophonist, Bob Miner. "For … Find out how to read more online.
Yoder’s — serving up comfort food for 40 years
Wed  Sep 2 2015 08:30AM
There is something to be said about the feelings that "comfort food" evokes. Familiarity, calmness, a throwback to simpler times — who couldn't benefit from those things in today's turbulent, … Find out how to read more online.
Gallery Walk ‘takes you out to the ball game’
Wed  Aug 19 2015 08:30AM
Aug. 20 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. come to downtow Punta Gorda and enjoy our night at the ball game. The game involves the whole infield of the Stone … Find out how to read more online.
Jumping Through Hoops
Wed  Aug 5 2015 08:30AM
Six ripe figs. That’s perhaps the strangest request Loren Berry has received from entertainers he books for the Englewood Event Center. Known as hospitality riders, they’re the special requests that … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Aug 19 2015 08:30AM
Venice Theatre presents the historical drama ‘I Never Saw Another Butterfly’
Wed  Sep 2 2015 08:30AM
Venice Theatre’s Generations Series is proud to present Celeste Raspanti’s drama, “I Never Saw Another Butterfly.” Based on poems and drawings of children living in the Terezin ghetto during World … Find out how to read more online.
Just cruisin’ right along
Wed  Aug 19 2015 08:30AM
There’s White Nose. And Stumpy. And Doris. Those are the names given to the dolphins by Captain Bruce LaMotte of Lemon Bay Tours in Englewood. The dolphins often frolic in … Find out how to read more online.
Side Dish - Auténtico Mexicano
Wed  Sep 2 2015 08:30AM
No sooner do reviewers proclaim a Mexican restaurant “authentic” than naysayers start poo- pooing it as “Tex-Mex.” How does an American diner tell the difference? Consider this your primer on … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Sep 2 2015 10:20AM
OPENING THIS WEEK The Transporter Refueled Runtime: 1 hr. 36 min. | Rated PG-13 | Action/adventure Suspense/thriller Frank Martin (Ed Skrein), a former special-ops mercenary, is now living a less … Find out how to read more online.
Explore Busch Gardens on Labor Day weekend
Wed  Sep 2 2015 08:30AM
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is going all out for Labor Day weekend, the traditional “end of summer” holiday. Nightly fireworks will light up the sky over the park at 9 … Find out how to read more online.
Willie’s celebrates 25 years
Wed  Sep 2 2015 08:30AM
When Bill Nolan first arrived in Charlotte County from Staten Island, N.Y., in 1981, he had a case of severe culture shock. Nolan said he co-owned a delicatessen in New … Find out how to read more online.
Venice Theatre wraps up the Summer Cabaret Festival with style
Wed  Aug 19 2015 08:30AM
The Venice Theatre’s third annual Summer Cabaret Festival closes out the season with four memorable acts: Kaitlyn Terpstra presents “The Good Life” Thursday, Aug. 20 and Friday, Aug. 28 at … Find out how to read more online.
Todd Rundgren Global Tour at Englewood Event Center
Wed  Aug 19 2015 08:30AM
Aug. 22 from 6:30 until 10 p.m. you can experience the “Todd Rundgren: Global Tour 2015” at the Englewood Event Center. The 25th solo studio album of his career, “Global,” … Find out how to read more online.
Dining out with … Attorney Paul Seusy at The CURVE
Wed  Aug 19 2015 08:30AM
The man in the Wyvern Hotel bar looked every inch a big-city criminal defense attorney. Pinstripe suit, silk repp tie, crisp white shirt, smile like a Klieg light. Appearances can … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Aug 19 2015 11:39AM
OPENING THIS WEEK American Ultra Runtime: 1 hr. 36 min. | Rated R | Action/adventure, Comedy Mike (Jesse Eisenberg), a seemingly hapless and unmotivated stoner is enjoying his small-town life … Find out how to read more online.


Dockside Grill: Upscale dining at reasonable prices
Wed  Aug 19 2015 08:30AM
Motorists driving over the U.S. 41 Bridge from Port Charlotte into Punta Gorda cannot help but notice the brightly colored chairs of the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel’s TT’s Tiki … Find out how to read more online.
John Rinell — High-Energy Entertainment
Wed  Aug 19 2015 08:30AM
High-energy musician, John Rinell, describes himself as “a parrot who can adapt a song to any mood.” With a song list of over 2,000 of the world's most famous hits, … Find out how to read more online.
Café Italiano: Italy meets old Florida
Wed  Aug 19 2015 08:30AM
A group of diners at Café Italiano in historic downtown Arcadia were overheard discussing the pizza they were eating. “This is the best pizza in Southwest Florida,” said one. “It’s … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Aug 5 2015 08:30AM
Asuka: Dinner and a Show
Wed  Aug 5 2015 08:30AM
Teppanyaki is a style of the Japanese cooking where food is prepared on a wide iron griddle as diners sit close by. The two basic requirements for successful Teppanyaki are … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Aug 5 2015 02:14PM
OPENING THIS WEEK Fantastic Four Runtime: 1 hr. 45 min. | Rated PG-13 | Action, adventure/Sci-Fi/fantasy Four young outsiders teleport to a dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in … Find out how to read more online.
Bayside Grille: A neighborhood bar where locals can hang out and enjoy themselves
Wed  Aug 5 2015 01:11PM
On July 11, 2013, Kim and Joe Pratt signed the papers and became the owners of Irene’s, located on 918 Tamiami Trail, in Nokomis. Kim Pratt had always wanted to … Find out how to read more online.
‘Just Joyce’ with the Beautiful Voice
Wed  Aug 5 2015 08:30AM
Joyce Jenkins, at 14, was asked to sing with the Carterette Serenaders, a group of teens who entertained senior citizens or shut-ins living in local retirement communities or nursing homes. … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Jul 29 2015 08:30AM
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.
Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art presents ‘The Lightness of Being: Abstracts: Part 2’
Wed  Jul 29 2015 08:30AM
Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art gallery presents “The Lightness of Being: Abstracts: Part II,” now through Aug. 28. This exhibit, curated by Mark Ormond, features abstract paintings and sculpture by 18 … Find out how to read more online.
Breeze Dinner Theater Features Kim Jenkins in ‘Strictly 60’s Show & Dance!’
Wed  Aug 19 2015 08:30AM
Featured singer, Kim Jenkins, will be performing songs made famous in the ’60s by Elvis, Bobby Vinton, Johnny Mathis, and a host of others, on Friday, Aug. 21, 7 p.m. … Find out how to read more online.
Road Trip — Dine dockside in Cortez
Wed  Aug 19 2015 08:30AM
When on the coast of Maine, I always head to the nearest lobster pound. What better place to eat a lobster than at the spot where the lobster fishermen deliver … Find out how to read more online.
JG Bigstar presents BJ Slaughter and the County Classics Band at the Cultural Center Theater
Wed  Aug 5 2015 08:30AM
On Saturday, Aug. 15 at 7 p.m., JG Bigstar is proud to present BJ Slaughter and the Country Classics Band. This is a full, live show, which includes several Grand … Find out how to read more online.
Charlotte Idol is back
Wed  Aug 5 2015 08:30AM
The Charlotte Idol singing competition is back and supported by premier sponsor Sam’s Club. Charlotte Idol starts with Audition Night 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14 at the Cultural Center Theatre, … Find out how to read more online.
Dining Out With … Bill Perrault of Keller Williams Realty, at Royal India
Wed  Aug 5 2015 08:30AM
Real estate broker Bill Perrault knows when something’s trending. Ever since he caught wind of an Indian restaurant moving into Port Charlotte’s Murdock Center, he and colleague Mark Davison kept … Find out how to read more online.

Wed  Aug 5 2015 08:30AM
Hermitage Announces STARs 2015
Wed  Aug 5 2015 08:30AM
For the first time, a Sarasota-County teacher has been among those selected for the 2015 State Teacher Artist Residencies (STARs) at the Hermitage in Englewood. “It’s that time of year … Find out how to read more online.
Start the Day Off Right
Wed  Jul 29 2015 08:30AM
If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, you’re in luck. There is no shortage of places to enjoy the day’s first meal. A Punta Gorda favorite is … Find out how to read more online.
Alliance for the Arts Announces Fall—Winter Education Season
Wed  Jul 29 2015 08:30AM
Registration for the 2015-16 education season at the Alliance for the Arts opens Aug. 1. The new season features classes and workshops in drawing and painting, collage, photography, batik, fiber … Find out how to read more online.
The ‘Big’ Pour is coming to Norma Jean’s
Wed  Jul 29 2015 08:30AM
Two well-known community activists will serve as “celebrity bartenders” at an upcoming fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast. The fundraiser is labeled “The Big Pour” and … Find out how to read more online.


ADVERTISEMENT