April 23, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Where the kids get into the game

Kristy Richardson and her band of 100 extraordinary students at the Bonita Springs Centers for the Arts spring from a tradition as old as the biblical story of the Good Samaritan. More...

As summer draws near, need heats up for various donations

¦ Saturday, April 25, is Garden Gives Back day at Naples Botanical Garden to help replenish the shelves of the food pantry and kitchen at St. Matthew’s House. More...

Watch out for traffic deputies

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office traffic-enforcement deputies will be the week of April 27-May: Monday, April 27 Immokalee and Oil Well roads: Speeding Estey Avenue and Lakewood Boulevard: Red-light running Goodlette-Frank and More...

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Volunteers from Goldman Sachs, the Naples law office of Quarles & Brady, the Naples Children & Education Foundation and the Wounded Warriors pitched in for a Community TeamWorks day at the Greater Naples YMCA. More...

Unless you scored some Lilly, spring fashions don’t look that great

THE DIVA DIARIES

Because I care about you, the reader, I scoured a variety of fashion magazines and clicked my way through umpteen style blogs in order educate myself on 2015 spring fashion trends so you wouldn’t have to. Most of the news is bad. More...

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Going once, going twice…

Local auctioneers sell just about anything

It takes Aubrey Bailey about 15 seconds to sell a calf at the Okeechobee Livestock Market, his easy tumbling cadence or what auctioneer’s call “the chant” rolling from his mouth, which is often kept in good working order with a piec More...

Naples Transportation & Tours opens fleet maintenance division

Naples Transportation & Tours has opened a new fleet maintenance division. The multi-building property at 2315 J&C Blvd. More...

Gopher tortoises dig Naples Preserve, but it’s not all good

A piece of expert advice: Don’t touch the gopher tortoises. More...

A ‘go-giver’ who knows how to make a difference

PROFILES IN PARADISE

Lucille Ball once said, “If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it. More...

Charity for Change presents first-ever Character in Collier awards

Charity for Change presented its inaugural Character in Collier awards as part of the second annual Giver Challenge in March at The Club at Olde Cypress. More...

Tune up your driving skills at AARP class

AARP offers classes to help older drivers learn about new traffic laws, refresh their driving skills and reduce their risk for tickets and accidents. Drivers over age 55 might be eligible for a discount on auto insurance. More...

ALUMNI NEWS

¦ Area Delta Zeta alumnae will meet for lunch and a program at 11:30 a.m. Monday, April 27, at Marker 36 in Pelican Bay. All alumnae from Naples, Marco Island, Bonita Springs and Estero are invited. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Viva la France!

ArtsNaples World Festival celebrates music, art, film and cuisine of France

Turn-of-the-century French poet Andre Suares wrote, “Art is the place of perfect freedom,” and thanks to ArtsNaples World Festival, Neapolitans can explore how French artists of all sorts explored every corner of their cultural landscape. More...

ETC … wraps up another season of readings

The Naples Players ETC … Readers’ Theatre ends the season with the fulllength comedy “Lady Windermere’s Fan” by Oscar Wilde. Show time is 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 26, in the Tobye Studio at the Sugden Community Theatre. More...

Adults, teens can tryout for ‘Legally Blonde’

The Naples Players will hold auditions for the adult and teen summer productions of “Legally Blonde, the Musical,” by appointment only beginning noon Saturday, May 2, at the Sugden Community Theatre. More...