November 13, 2008 RSS feed / Top News

Ken Stead works to preserve public docks and marinas

Public docks and marinas in Southwest Florida are a dwindling amenity as private developers buy them up. More...

Ten thousand years of captivating history comes to life at the Old Florida Festival

Go back in time during the Old Floria Festival at the Collier County Museum. More...

The tape is rolling on oral history project

The first interview in the Naples Historical Society's long-term initiative, "Naples Oral Histories: If These Walls Could Talk!" took place on Oct. 31, when Peter Thomas sat down with Collier County historian Marie Stone at Palm Cottage. Mr. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

FANTASMAGORICAL:

CHITTY Chitty BANG BANG

The cast has yet to arrive in town, but the star of the show is already on stage, parked in the spotlights, the center of everyone's attention at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall in Fort Myers. More...

Ring in the holiday season Sunday at St. Matthew's House Fall Festival

St. Matthew's House invites young and old alike to usher in the holiday season at its first-ever Fall Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, at Fleischmann Park. More...

Hungry Planet

Photographed by Peter Menzel Written by Faith D'Aluisio (Ten Speed Press, $40)

Some 275 miles north of the Arctic Circle, a family enjoys Greenlandic Seal Stew, prepared with the fresh seal they hunted the evening before. More...

Spend an evening out at the Bayfront Chef's Market

When Gina Lucia was in California earlier this year, she discovered the nighttime farmers market in San Rafael. "It was definitely the thing to do on Thursday evenings," she said. More...

Fort Myers Boat Show has something for everyone

The 36th annual Fort Myers Boat Show will take place along the waterfront of the Fort Myers City Yacht Basin on Edwards Drive and Monroe Street and in the Harborside Event Center Nov. 13 - 16. More...

Edison College Foundation names Goodlette to receive 2009 LIFE Award

J. Dudley Goodlette has been named recipient of the 2009 Holland T. Salley Leadership in Fostering Education (LIFE) Award presented by the Edison College Collier Campus Foundation. More...

Historic Palm Cottage rings in the holiday season

Thanksgiving is still to come, but "Christmas at Palm Cottage" is already here. The Naples Historical Society's annual holiday display at the oldest house in Naples started Tuesday, Nov. More...

Golden Gate gets 'fired up' for the holidays with donation drive to help needy families

Golden Gate firefighters are getting the community "Fired Up for the Holidays" by collecting donations and supplies for needy, local families. More...

Business News

Diverse services help marinas stay afloat in turbulent economic and political seas

"People who want to enjoy boating in Florida still go boating..." —Barry Marshall, regional president of MarineMax

The traditional image of the American dream has a happy family, a house with a white picket fence, two cars in the driveway and Fido in the back yard. More...

Clothing stores, kitchen boutique open for business at The Mercato

Three national retailers — Jos. A. More...

First National Bank of the Gulf Coast reaches milestone

First National Bank of the Gulf Coast, an independent community bank opening in Naples in January 2009, has exceeded its minimum level of initial capital of $36.4 million. More...