Monthly Archives: December 2011

World’s Shortest Parade to Launch 2012 Disabled Sailing World Championships in Florida

Scene from 2011 Charlotte Harbor Regatta, Florida

Scene from 2011 Charlotte Harbor Regatta, Florida

Everyone loves a parade and this one is very special. The 2012 International Association for Disabled Sailing World Championships will launch in record-breaking fashion with the World’s Shortest Parade beginning at 11 a.m., Jan. 7, 2012 in Punta Gorda, Fla.

Participants, including 100 sailors with disabilities from 15 countries, Continue reading

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Southwest Florida Dining: Punta Gorda Restaurants Open Christmas 2011

The Warm Goat Appetizer at the Perfect Caper, Punta Gorda, Fla.

The Warm Goat Appetizer at the Perfect Caper, Punta Gorda, Fla.

Fa, la, la, la, la…we’re compiling a list of Punta Gorda restaurants open Christmas Day 2011. If you know of one that will be open yet they didn’t make our list, feel free to comment. Reservations are strongly recommended as some are offering special seatings and menus.

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Southwest Florida Dining: Englewood and Cape Haze-area Restaurants Open Christmas 2011

Seafood at Rum Bay Restaurant at Palm Island Resort, Florida

Seafood at Rum Bay Restaurant at Palm Island Resort, Florida

Ho! Ho! Ho! Christmas is around the corner and although we know it’s a time to prepare your favorite dishes reminding you of Christmases past, others want to leave the cooking (and cleaning) to someone else. Continue reading

Baby, It’s Not Cold Outside But WinterFest Promises Snowy Fun, Dec. 10 & 11, 2011, in Downtown Punta Gorda, Florida

Snap a Holiday Photo in SnowGlobe Live!

Snap a Holiday Photo in SnowGobe Live!

The weather outside is certainly not frightful in Southwest Florida this time of year, it’s actually quite pleasant. But head on down to downtown Punta Gorda this weekend for WinterFest for festive fun including snow! Following is a media release about the event… Continue reading