Archive for the ‘Punta Gorda’ Category

Columbus Ships at Fishermen’s Village

On Friday March 29th, the ‘Pinta’ and the ‘Nina’, replicas of Columbus’ ships will open in Punta Gorda. The ships will be docked at Fishermen’s Village Marina, 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, until their departure early Thursday morning April 4th. . We arrive on the 28th and have a private viewing for the media after docking (docking time depends on the tides, but typically sometime between 12 Noon-2 pm) We open to the public on the 29th.

The ‘Nina’ was built completely by h…

CRUISE TO BOCA GRANDE

King Fisher Fleet is offering a new cruise to Boca Grande on Gasparilla Island.

 

Beginning in February, this all day cruise will depart from Fishermen’s Village in Punta Gorda at 9:00 a.m. for a two-hour cruise across Charlotte Harbor to Boca Grande Marina. Passengers will learn about local history and spot birds, dolphins, and other marine wildlife on one of the country’s largest and most productive estuaries. The crew will share tips about ways for their guests to enjoy their three-ho…

BARRON’S WINNER’S CIRCLE TOP ADVISORS

Michael Landsberg & Lew Bennett, partners and co-founders of Landsberg Bennett Private Wealth Management in Punta Gorda attended the eighth-annual Barron’s Winner’s Circle Top Advisors Summit, hosted by Barron’s magazine to promote best practices in the industry and the value of advice to the investing public. The invitation-only conference was held at Waldorf Astoria, September 12-14 in Orlando, FL. This was Michael’s fourth conference and Lew’s first.

58 of the Top 100 Financi…

NONSTOP LOW-COST TRAVEL

Allegiant announces, new nonstop jet service from three cities – Rockford, Ill.; Toledo, Ohio; and Plattsburgh, N.Y. –  to Southwest Florida via Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) starting in February, 2013. The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, will introduce the new service with fares as low as $85.99* one way, including taxes and fees, from the following cities to Fort Myers/Punta Gorda:

  1. 1.     Rockford, Ill.  – begins Feb. 14, 2013 with fares as low as $99.99* each …

Muscle Car City Events

Rick Treworgy’s Muscle Car City is Southwest Florida’s largest indoor car museum, hosting free event s for automotive enthusiast. Muscle Car City also has a 1960 café and gift shop.

 

August 2012

August 18th – Muscle Car City Car show – 9 am to 1 pm

August 26th – Muscle Car City Auto Flea Market – 7 am to 1 pm

 

September 2012 (MCC closed – September 4th – 17th; P Monthly Car Show moved from September 15th to 29th)

September 29th – Muscle Car City & NSRA Appreci…

Being HUMBL

Adam Davis is the founder of HUMBL, a brand made in the U.S. and defined by a lifestyle philosophy.  HUMBL is not only the name of the company but it also represents the philosophy that Adam tries to live his life by.  Davis wants to convey a message to an audience, which represents a passion that has been burning from within since early childhood.  At the very young age of four, Adam was creating art, and by age seven, he started doodling shirt and shoe designs.  Fast forward to today, …

Jason Brownie Charlotte County’s own Local Legend

An Aquarius, born in Fort Myers and raised in Punta Gorda, Jason Brownie has been singing ever since he could talk. He grew up on his Grandparent’s ranch listening to country music and is inspired by artists like Eric Church, Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley, and Hank Williams Jr.

 

At age fourteen he learned the guitar, and in 2001 started the band Shades of Gray with his buddies Mike Laden, Drew Helstrom, and Russ Richey. They made a name for themselves as a rock band in Charlotte County…

Earthday Fashion Show

Mark your calendar

Showing casual, resortwear, dresses and a special on recycled plastics for Earthday.

ALLEGIANT NEW BASE OF OPERATIONS AND TRAVEL OPTIONS

Allegiant announces the establishment of a new base of operations at Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) as of June 27, 2012.  The company will open the base with one 150 seat, MD-80 series jet aircraft at the airport and create local jobs for flight attendants and airport service personnel. In conjunction with the base, Allegiant will begin new, nonstop air service to Southwest Florida from four markets. The carrier will offer introductory fares as low as $74.99* one way, including taxes and fees, to th…

Top Advisor in Florida – Michael Landsberg

Merrill Lynch today announced that Financial Advisor Michael W. Landsberg has been nationally recognized among the top advisors in Florida by Barron‟s magazine in its annual “America‟s Top 1,000 Advisors: State-by-State” list, published on February 20, 2012 based on 2011 information. In total, 287 Merrill Lynch advisors are included on this year’s list, the most advisors for any firm.

Advisors considered for Barron’s “America’s Top 1,000 Advisors: State-by-State” ranking hav…