December 25, 2008 RSS feed / Top News

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'A Toast to Leadership' will benefit Boy Scouts "A Toast for Leadership: Salute to Scouting," a new fundraiser for the Naples Area Boy Scouts, takes place Saturday, Jan. 17, at Bayfront. More...

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Happy New Year!

I t's time to take stock of the old year and vow to make the new one better. It's also a time to drink, party, celebrate, revel, feast, toast, sing and dance. If you're looking for a place to do all of that, we've done most of the work for you. More...

Set the table for an easy, elegant New Year's Eve dinner party

Having a few friends in for a low-key yet lovely dinner party on New Year's Eve? With planning and a few special touches you can have a memorable gathering to celebrate the end of another year and a fresh start for 2009. More...

'Singing Down the House! brings jazz club-style night to the Norris Center

Gulfshore Playhouse and the Norris Center present "Singing Down the House!" featuring Brian Lane Green, Johnny Rodgers and The Johnny Rodgers Band in two jazz club-style performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 16 and 17. More...

Plant researchers turned on by LED technology

While holiday lights have taken a shine to light-emitting diodes as replacements for incandescent bulbs, University of Florida researchers are celebrating LED technology for another application: bettergrowing crops. More...

Smart and fast, two cars offer options at Winter Wine Festival

Go fast or go green are two options for bidders at the 2009 Naples Winter Wine Festival. Among the items up for auction on Saturday, Feb. More...

AAUW offers aid for women going back to school

The Greater Naples AAUW Charitable Foundation is accepting applications for local scholarship candidates. Tuition scholarships are awarded to eligible women seeking an associate or a baccalaureate degree. More...

Business News

Brave entrepreneurs believe in Big Cypress Market Place

Despite weak economy, these new retailers report business is strong

In this economy you'd be hardpressed to find 9-to-5ers willingly saying goodbye to the comfort of a regular paycheck and hello to the roller-coaster ride of entrepreneurship. More...

International trade is focus of 'Innovation through Export'

The Economic Development Council of Collier County has begun an international trade initiative designed to identify and capitalize on opportunities for export trade development and foreign direct investment. More...

Fifth Third Bank offers consumers tips for times of financial uncertainty

Fifth Third Bank has launched its Dream Guard initiative, a campaign that includes tools, tips and information to help consumers navigate today's financial uncertainty. More...