August 27, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Distinguished rabbi will lead Marco High Holy Day services

The Jewish Congregation of Marco Island welcomes Rabbi John Spitzer to lead High Holy Day services for the year 5776. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ Greater Naples Delta Gamma alumnae meet for Girls’ Night Out from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, at Bio Tuscan Grille in Waterside Shops. September gatherings are as follows: Coffee klatsch from 9-11 a.m. Monday, Sept. More...

Get to know about Girl Scouting

Getting back to school means it’s also time to get into scouting. Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida invites girls to join the fun for the new membership year. More...

Special Sections

FWC challenges public to bag Burmese pythons

After a three-year hiatus, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has reprised its Python Challenge for 2016, encouraging hunters to capture as many invasive Burmese pythons as possible between Saturday, Jan. 16, and Sunday, Feb. 14. More...

Watch out for traffic deputies on the road

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office traffic-enforcement deputies will be the week of Aug. 31-Sept. 4: Monday, Aug. More...

Hoops tourney welcomes all ages

The Greater Naples YMCA, in partnership with the Rotary Club of Immokalee and the 1-by-1 Leadership Foundation, hosts the first Naples Gus Macker Basketball Tournament on Sept. 19-20 at Golden Gate High School. More...

Lamenting the Summer of Fugly while imagining sweaters and boots

THE DIVA DIARIES

A gaggle of girlfriends and I recently sat around in one of our living rooms for a mid-afternoon happy hour, enjoying icy-cold cocktails and discussing the Summer of Fugly. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

What a DOLL

Doll maker inspired by influential, sometimes overlooked women in history

WALK INTO ANY TOY SECTION IN A big-box store and you will see a proliferation of pink, overly mature and unrealistically molded dolls available for young girls to take home. More...

Four plays announced for New Works Festival

Four plays have been chosen for Gulfshore Playhouse’s third annual New Works Festival, which will bring playwrights, actors and directors from across the country to The Norris Center Sept. 24-27. More...

Two murder cases vie for attention in new Matt Royal mystery

FLORIDA WRITERS

Call it Phil’s law. Whenever you have a mystery novel with two separate murder cases, the chances are they will become linked in some way. Such is the situation in the latest from H. Terrell Griffin in his Matt Royal series. More...