October 23, 2008 RSS feed / Top News

Fifth Avenue welcomes pets, kids and couples in costume

Fifth Avenue will welcome kids for trick-of-treating from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, followed by a costume party from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Merchants participating in trick-of-treating will have a special sign in their windows. More...

Check this twice: Shelter's holiday wish list shows a need for food, toys and gifts for all

As part of her job as resource coordinator for the Shelter for Abused Women & Children, Lissette Santos makes a wish list every year as the holiday season approaches. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

WHERE SCIENCE AND ART MEET

There's science. And then there's art. And rarely do the two meet. But as the "NASA/ART: 50 Years of Exploration" exhibition demonstrates, not only do opposites attract, but they make a wonderful, enduring marriage too. More...

NAA all-members show makes its debut at The von Liebig

Nearly 100 of the 400 artist members of the Naples Art Association are represented in the First Annual Non- Juried All Members Show of Shows Exhibition that opens to the public Saturday, Oct. 25, at The von Liebig Art Center. More...

THE MUSIC GOURMET

A passion for, well, just about everything

"Tell our readers about yourself," my editor urged over lunch recently. I had just agreed to begin writing for Florida Weekly and was excited about the paper's goals. I could scarcely wait to begin my regular column. More...

Farmers markets are back in season

We're waking up to cooler temperatures, conjuring up Halloween costumes and making up holiday wish lists. It must be time to start filling up on fresh produce from area farmers markets. More...

HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS

Collier County Parks and Recreation plans dances, contests, treats

Middle School Halloween Dance — 6:30-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at Veterans Community Park for students in grades 6, 7 and 8. Wear costumes and dance the night away. Admission is $10. 1895 Veterans Park Dr.; 566-2367. More...

Saks/St. John fashion show will benefit Shelter for Abused Women & Children

The Shelter for Abused Women & Children has been named beneficiary of the Saks Fifth Avenue/St. John Knit Fashion Show that takes place at the Ritz-Carlton, Naples, on Wednesday, Nov. More...

It's high time for tea for the Humane Society

The Humane Society Naples' annual Afternoon Tea and Fashion Show is set for 2 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at The Naples Hilton. More...

Business News

The business of luring new business

With residential and commercial property prices what they are, the time is right to target companies seeking to relocate or expand

Around Collier County, new storefronts sit empty, office space remains unoccupied and homes are vacant. If this were a scene from an old western, you'd probably see tumbleweeds floating across deserted streets. More...

Collier businesses Start! toward healthy corporate culture

Rising health care costs and losses in employee productivity have corporate America seeking solutions to improve employees' health. Nearly 75 companies in Collier County are taking the matter to heart this fall. More...

Collier schools among those awarded Bonita Bay Group grants

Bonita Bay Group recently presented checks totaling $23,000 to three Collier County public schools. More...