¦ LEO (July 23 to August 22) Some emerging matters could impede the Lion’s progress in completing an important project. Best advice: Deal with them now, before they can create costly delays. ¦ VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Your aspect continues to favor an expanding vista. This could be a good time to make a career move, and taking […]

Virginia B. Andes’ 94th birthday celebration at Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club

Gregg’s Automotive’s 20th anniversary celebration

Get to the keyboard: Florida Weekly’s Writing Challenge returns

“Writing is easy. All you do is stare at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.” — Gene Fowler Florida Weekly’s writing challenge, where we ask you to turn a blank page into an enthralling story, has returned. While we appreciate just how excruciating that process can be, we’ve done some work to help […]

Military Heritage Museum celebrates milestone

The Military Heritage Museum, located in Fishermen’s Village, received its 250,000th visitor since it opened its doors in October, 2007. The very surprised but pleased visitor, Scott Lohman of Chesterton, Ind., had his photo taken last month with his parents, Diane and Randy Lohman, and their local host, Brenda Smith of North Port. ¦


(Hugh Jackman, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Tao Okamoto) Tired of living an endless life, Logan/Wolverine (Mr. Jackman) is offered the chance to die after he travels to Japan. It’s a half-hearted money grab with so-so action and clumsy plotting. Rated PG-13. (Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Helen Mirren) Ex-CIA assassins (Mr. Willis and Mr. Malkovich) are marked for death when the American government […]


‘The Smurfs 2’

Here’s how to gauge if you’ll like “The Smurfs 2”: The opening moments include references to “Smurf-ology” and “Franken-Smurf,” and later there’s discussion of the social media website “Smurf-book” and the music festival “Smurf-apalooza.” If you think that’s cheesy and dumb, stay home. If you think that’s cute, you’re sure to leave with a big Smurf-eating grin on your face. […]


Dancing with life

Sometimes you hit a bump in the road and you fall into a “poor me” syndrome. All kinds of things happen in life, but the important thing is how you deal with it or how you dance with it. It appears to me that Joseph Resendez is dancing with life. Since childhood, he has had a diagnosis of chronic central […]

How to shoot your dog

Photographing a dog is easy. All you need is patience and the willingness to enter their world, says photographer Nell Dickerson. She shares three tips to shooting good pictures of dogs. First of all, always get down on the dog’s level. “If it’s an itty-bitty dog, then you have to get on your belly,” she says. Your eye, and the […]


Theater ¦ New York City Rhythms – Through Aug. 11 at Cultural Park Theater, 528 Cultural Park Blvd., Cape Coral. (239) 772-5862 or www.culturalparktheater.com. ¦ Red Herring – A comedy by Michael Hollinger, presented by Theatre Conspiracy Aug. 9-24 at the Alliance for the Arts. (239) 936-3239 or info@theatreconspiracy.org. ¦ The House of Yes – By Laboratory Theater of Florida […]