August 21, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

C-SCAPES

An ounce of (termite) prevention

When we were kids growing up in Connecticut, we used to giggle at TV cartoons that depicted swarms of termites buzzing through a home and leaving only dust in their wake. More...

It’s hatching time at Gatorama

Patty Register’s backyard is not like yours. Hers is a pond filled with alligators and crocodiles. I walked with her along the side of her house, where she casually pointed to a door. That’s my utility room,” she said. More...

CLUB NOTES Don’t let check washing make a mess of your account

¦ The Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance invites members and all orchid lovers to its monthly meeting from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church, 1225 Piper Blvd. in Naples. More...

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Lifecoaching

Pep talks on finances and career needed in the game of life

Bob Riley, Ph.D. and MBWA, really is a life coach, guiding his clients toward the best versions of themselves. But the alphabet soup is just a joke. Ph.D. More...

What can go wrong with a tech startup?

The cofounder of Blip.tv started having panic attacks walking down the street. Tony Hsieh snoozed six times one morning because he hated working at the company he had created. More...

‘Shark Tank’ star Barbara Corcoran returns to Naples

Barbara Corcoran, one of America’s most successful and well-known entrepreneurs, will bring her distinct style and savvy advice to Southwest Florida the evening of Thursday, Sept. 26, at Alto Live Jazz Kitchen at Bayfront in Naples. More...

Florida Weekly writer named Journalist of the Year

Florida Weekly staff writer Athena Ponushis has been named Journalist of the Year by the Society of Professional Journalists in a statewide competition that included all newspapers, TV stations and magazines in Florida. More...

Goodbye, summer

This is an opinion about living, starting with a photograph my wife took on Sunday afternoon (“Goodbye, summer”), along with a question about your status: Are you the parent or relative of somebody under 18 who just stepped out of summer More...

Naples family earns national honors from Experimental Aircraft Association

What started for the Beauvais family eight years ago as a pancake breakfast eight at Naples Chapter 1067 of the Experimental Aircraft Association has blossomed into national aviation honors. More...

GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE

¦ Learn how you can get involved in the Relay For Life of Marco Island to benefit the American Cancer Society at a meeting from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, at the Marco Island Fire Station, 50 Bald Eagle Drive. More...

Traffic cops on the road

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff ’s Office traffic enforcement deputies will be posted the week of Aug. 25-29: Monday, Aug. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

WRITING CHALLENGE

New prompt starts round two

The 2014 Florida Weekly Writing Challenge continues, where we ask readers to send us their fiction inspired by our photo prompts. More...

ARTScool kids break record with world’s longest clay chain

Back in 2012, More than 200 young artists from Naples built the world’s longest clay-link chain at the Naples Art Association education program ARTScool at The von Liebig Art Center. More...

Flawed hero becomes a shark’s best friend

¦ “Shark Fin Soup” by Susan Klaus. Oceanview Publishing. 344 pages. Hardcover. $26.95. More...