February 11, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

It’s almost spring training time in Southwest Florida

Spring training is right around the corner, and the Boston Red Sox have a number of events scheduled to kick off the 2016 season as well as a new team addition fans are sure to love. More...

Traffic deputies are on the road

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office traffic-enforcement deputies will be the week of Feb. 15-19: Monday, Feb. 15 Thomasson Drive and Orchard Lane: Speeding 18th Avenue S.W. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ Pilot Club of Naples/Naples Pilot Foundation meets at 6 p.m. on the second Thursday of every month at Perkins on Pine Ridge Road.. The next meeting is Feb. 11. Guests and new members are always welcome. Reservations are not required. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

Shows you shouldn't miss this season

It’s February already, and we’re deep in the heart of season: You can see a show, attend a concert or go to an event almost every night of the week, if you wish. More...

Four singers + four notes = an evening of comic opera

Opera aficionados and newcomers alike will enjoy the hilarity of “The Four Note Opera” presented by Opera Naples on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 12-13, at The David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. More...

Legends of Opera brings voices from the Met to town

Gulfshore Opera presents the second annual Legends of Opera gala fundraiser featuring stars from the Metropolitan Opera, on Sunday, Feb. 21. The event begins with a concert at 4 p.m. More...

Elite Airways cleared for landing in Naples

Commercial airline service returns to Naples Municipal Airport later this month when Elite Airways begins flights to and from Newark, N.J., and Portland, Me. Beginning Feb. More...

Melissa Manchester: Loving the life she sings about

ROOTED IN NAPLES

A sad thing about growing older is watching musical acts from your youth disappear from the media stream that brought them into your life. More...

The fashionable face of the new Jeep Cherokee can’t hide the rough and tumble off-roader underneath

BEHIND THE WHEEL

The Jeep Cherokee of the 1980s was one of those vehicles that instantly clicked with buyers. It gave them a convenient size while avoiding the stigma of driving their parent’s station wagon. 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...

What’s not to love about Valentine’s Day on the weekend?

THE DIVA DIARIES

I don’t know about you, but I’m seriously grateful that Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday this year. More...

Business News

Self-Published

Indie writers and booksellers get more respect in this DIY culture, but also face a market flooded with new authors

Self-publishing a book used to indicate a more distinct line between good and bad, amateur and professional writing. More...

America’s puzzling financial outlook

MONEY & INVESTING

This is a very weird time for the U.S. economy. Usually when things are good, like in the early part of this decade, things feel good. People are spending, the stock market is booming, real estate prices are rising and wages are growing. More...