November 6, 2008 RSS feed / Top News

Herbs, native plants are topics of first workshop and lecture

Naples Botanical Garden's 2008-2009 Lifelong Learning series begins Monday, Nov. 17, with "Growing and Preparing Herbs," a workshop presented by Pat Johnson. More...

Shop 'til you drop at Waterside

Waterside Shops is extending store hours to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday, effective Friday, Nov. 7; Sunday hours are noon to 6 p.m. More...

Pet festival organizers expect thousands to attend

The third annual Howl-A-Day Jubilee Pet Festival will draw thousands of pet lovers to Veterans Community Park on Saturday, Nov. More...

Too many shoes?

Naples store is collecting 'Soles4Souls' this month

Every 23 seconds, Soles- 4Souls gives a pair of shoes to someone in need. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Critic's choice

Elaine Newton's fans love being lectured

SUMMER'S TYPICALLY A TIME FOR LIGHT READING More...

Making memoirs

Sanibel Island Writers Conference examines the genre's popularity

riting memoirs is the art of living backwards, says writer Stephanie Elizondo Griest. She's 34 years old, and has already written two: "Around the Bloc: My Life in Moscow, Beijing and Havana," and "Mexican Enough: My Life Between the Borderlines. More...

'A Brief Guide to Florida's Monuments and Memorials'

By Roberta Sandler (University Press of Florida, $21.95)

. Do you know who is memorialized by a plaque at The Naples Zoo? Hints: The man honored by the memorial was 6 foot, 6 inches tall and a stuntman for Johnny Weissmuller in the 1939 movie "Tarzan Finds a Son," which was filmed at Silver Springs. More...

G.I. Joe collection snaps to attention in new Tin City gallery

The owner of a new gallery in Naples has joined forces with a nostalgic collector in Cape Coral to display a diverse selection of G.I. Joe action figures Nov. 8-12 in honor of Veterans Day. More...

Philanthropy Day luncheon honors those who are 'Honored to Give'

In recognition of National Philanthropy Day, a benefit luncheon will honor individuals and businesses who strive to improve the greater community of Southwest Florida. More...

Martinis, music, auction at Waterside will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Florida will shake things up for the cause at "Little Martinis, Big Magic," an evening of fun at Waterside Shops on Saturday Nov. 15. Happy hour from 5 to 7 p.m. More...

Tickets on sale now for 52nd annual Farm City Barbecue

The Farm City Barbecue, a Collier County tradition for 52 years, returns to Nobles Collier Packing House in Immokalee on Wednesday, Nov. 26. Tickets are available now at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce visitor centers downtown and on U.S. More...

Help GRIN place goldens in permanent, loving homes

Golden Rescue in Naples, Inc. is having its first "Golden Hearts Hope for a Home" fundraiser from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, at Hurricane Grill & Wings, 6345 Naples Blvd. (across from Hollywood 20). More...

Business News

Rivalry has no place on the job for these successful siblings

Mom-and-pop businesses of yesteryear conjure up images of warm smiles and attentive service. And while these businesses still exist today, more often than not it isn't mom and pop running the show anymore. More...

Florida Weekly wins seven advertising awards

Press association honors newspapers statewide

Florida Weekly took home seven awards that were announced recently in the Florida Press Association's 2007- 2008 Fall Advertising Contest. More...

Mark these business networking meetings on your calendar

The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce announces the following meetings coming up: . 60-Minute Success Seminar: 10:45 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Nov. 11, in the chamber building, second floor Leadership Collier Foundation Room. More...