April 28, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Painters, potters, hard at work for Empty Bowls 2017

Potters, artists, students and others are working fast and furiously to make and decorate bowls for the 2017 Empty Bowls Naples lunch. It’s still nine months away — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. More...

Clerk offers Saturday hours for U.S. passport applicants

The Clerk of Court’s Office in the North Collier Government Services Center on Orange Blossom Drive will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 30, for anyone who wants to submit a United States passport application to the U.S. More...

Remembering the Great Dock Canoe Races

To commemorate “The Last Dance” for the Great Dock Canoe Races, Florida Weekly staff writer Lindsey Nesmith reached out to a few participants to share their memories. ¦ Pete Jenks More...

Jewish community invites all to Holocaust commemoration

GenShoah SWFL invites everyone to a Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, at Temple Shalom, 4630 Pine Ridge Road. More...

‘They helped us to know ourselves’

THE DIVA DIARIES

2016 has been pretty tough on Generation X. This year is stealing the memories of our youth by taking our icons — way, way too soon. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

A new role for indie rock

AMY GINSBURG IS A BIG TOAD THE FAN. She likes the ’90s alternative rock band from California so much she’s traveled to see them in concert twice in three days, once in Tampa and then in Orlando. More...

Hiatus helped Disturbed emerge with forceful album

When Disturbed decided to disappear as a band, it really meant it, not only going on a hiatus in 2011 that allowed the band members to pursue outside projects and personal activities, but dropping out of sight once it had regrouped so people wouldn&r More...

Tap-dancing guys and gals mark end of TheatreZone’s 11th season

“Dames at Sea,” the musical comedy that gave Bernadette Peters her big break more than 40 years ago, brings the curtain down on the 11th season for TheatreZone. More...

Great Dock Canoe Race set for one last splash

Every May, when the last northbound snowbirds are pulling onto I-75 and the locals start settling in for a slow, steamy summer, one event in Naples is as dependable as the thunderstorms that mark time until the flock returns next winter. More...

Caring for abandoned and feral felines in Collier County

PROFILE IN PARADISE

Megan Sorbara is president of the Naples Cat Alliance, a free-roaming, nokill shelter that last year found forever homes and families for almost 350 felines. More...

Workshop set for women who want to lose fear of firearms

ALTAIR Gun Club owner Michelle Jones leads a “Women’s Firearms Familiarization Workshop” from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 7, at the ALTAIR Gun Club Deep Lake Facility in Copeland off State Road 29 east of Naples. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The League Club distributed a record amount in grants to a record number of nonprofit agencies in Collier and Lee counties earlier this month. Awards from the organization’s Community Trust Fund totaled $321,764. More...

Jaguar’s new XF is a wild, rocking sports car, but is still an adult

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Jaguar infuses driving passion into every car, even a responsible midsize sedan. How else can you explain a supercharged 380 horsepower rocket ship that has more trunk space than a Toyota Camry? More...

Traffic deputies are on the road

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office traffic-enforcement deputies will be the week of May 2-6: Monday, May 2 Vanderbilt Beach and Goodlette- Frank roads: Red-light running Pelican Marsh Boulevard and U.S. More...

Business News

Adding the bloom

Landscapers beautify as Southwest Floridians embrace groomed surroundings

NATURE IS A FINE AND DANDY THING LEFT untutored, and Floridians in particular like to look at it or even step into it, on occasion. But most of us are not looking at untutored nature, in general. More...

It’s time to be cautious about buying Microsoft, Google

MONEY & INVESTING

One of the most frustrating things about being an individual stock investor is how quickly a stock can go from hot to not. More...