May 7, 2009 RSS feed / Top News

Community Blood Center hopes May promotions will boost donations

The Community Blood Center has several promotions in May to encourage and reward donors. . More...

Backyard sale will benefit Guadalupe Center

The Guadalupe Resale Shop, recently settled in its expanded location at 8100 Trail Blvd. on U.S. 41 just South of Vanderbilt Beach Road, has received an array of gently used and new merchandise for its annual open-air backyard sale from 9 a.m. More...

Waterside Shops, C'mon join hands for fun, free educational programs

Waterside Shops and the Children's Museum of Naples are pairing up once a month for free educational and outreach programs featuring hands-on activities for children ages 4-8. Programs are held in the pavilion at Waterside Shops from 11 a.m. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Paddles aweigh!

It's a Jungle out There' for the 33rd annual Great Dock Canoe Race

paddling prowess to participate in the 33rd annual Great Dock Canoe Race, while the crowd cheers them on from the City Dock, the chickee hut at Cove Inn and Riverwalk at Tin City. Hundreds of boats along the racecourse will hold more spectators. More...

A warm welcome for Jack Everly as our principal pops conductor

How could we be so lucky? Five years ago, the Philharmonic Center for the Arts and the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra scored a major coup with the appointment of Jorge Mester as music director and conductor. More...

Nobody Move: A Novel

By Denis Johnson (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $23)

Scoundrel Jimmy Luntz considers himself a lucky guy, a lucky guy who is many things to many people: To his debt-collector, he's a dead man. To his lover, he's an irresistibly no-good loser. More...

Postal carriers will collect canned food as they deliver the mail this Saturday

"Stamp Out Hunger," the 17th annual National Association of Letter Carriers' canned food drive, takes place this Saturday, May 9. Postal customers are encouraged to leave a bag of canned goods hanging from their mailbox for pickup. More...

Myra Daniels, 'citizen of the world,' named to receive honorary degree

Philharmonic Center for the Arts founder and CEO Myra Janco Daniels will receive an honorary degree from Allegheny College in a graduation ceremony at the Pennsylvania school on Saturday, May 9. Mrs. More...

Naples Newcomers Club luncheon planned

The Naples Newcomers Club holds its monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 14, at The Vineyards Country Club. The club's mission is to help women who are new to the area meet others and learn more about the community. More...

Naples Concert Band awards scholarships to student members

Six student members of the Naples Concert Band have been selected to receive $4,250 in scholarships. More...

Business News

I scream, you scream

Even in a recession, we all scream for ice cream

There's a certain amount of nostalgia in the ice cream business these days, but nostalgia with an engine: Ice cream is an old-time enterprise that can navigate comfortably through new times, hard times, and any other times (good, bad, happy, sad). More...

It's all about the job, whether you have one or not

Everyone's talking about jobs these days. If you're fortunate enough to have one, you're likely grumbling about pay cuts and furloughs. If you've been downsized, you're commiserating with fellow unemployed folks about the lack of work. More...