June 11, 2009 RSS feed / Top News

Conservancy Web site wins Gold Award

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida's Web site has won a Gold Award in the 2009 Horizon Interactive Awards in the public service/nonprofit category. Redesigned in 2008, www.conservancy. More...

Summer means it's time for more jazz on the gulf

A much-loved summertime tradition continues for the 24th year when The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club's "SummerJazz on the Gulf" concert series begins on Saturday, June 13. More...

Elementary students learn that change can make a difference

Charity for Change launched its School Giver" Program on a pilot basis at Calusa Park and Lely elementary schools last fall, and since then the schools have collected more than $10,000 in pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters. More...

Photos

The American Red Cross, Collier County Chapter, held its fourth annual golf tournament at The Club at TwinEagles earlier this month. The first place team, above, consisted of Jay Mills, Richard Caliguari, Curt Todd and Blake Owen. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

LOOKING BACK AT THE SEASON ...

WHAT WE LIKED, WHAT WE LOVED, AND WHAT WE MISSED...

THERE MAY BE A SHOW OR TWO left, but the 2008-2009 season is rapidly coming to an end. Those in the arts venues breathe a sigh of relief, announce their upcoming lineups and plan their summer vacation More...

See it, hear it: TheatreZone brings 'The Who's Tommy' back to town

Sometimes the best art comes out of the strangest ideas. Take "Tommy," for example. The Who's 1969 rock opera tells the story of a boy who's traumatized when he sees his mother having sex with another man. More...

'True Story' is a delightful entertainment pig-out for all ages

Whoever coined the phrase, "There are two sides to every story" couldn't have anticipated "The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs." But it's a perfect example of the adage. More...

Once a seasonal treat, Third Street Farmers Market goes year 'round

Stop by the Third Street Farmers Market any Saturday morning this summer and enjoy a social sojourn filled with flavorful treats. More...

MOMENTS IN TIME

. On June 11, 1963, President John F. Kennedy issues presidential proclamation 3542, forcing Alabama Gov. More...

Shelter plans elder abuse awareness event

The Shelter for Abused Women and Children is hosting a World Elder Abuse Awareness Day event at 2 p.m. Monday, June 15, at the East Naples Community Center, 3500 Thomasson Drive. More...

Proud young graduates

Collier County Housing Authority Jump Start Family Literacy Academy celebrated its preschool graduates in a ceremony at the Farm Worker Village Community Center in Immokalee. More...

Dates set for charity golf tournaments

The 2009 Naples Area Board of Realtors annual charity golf tournament will take place at The Club at Olde Cypress on Thursday, Oct. 8. Registration is $125 per person; those who sign up by Sept. 1 will receive a discount. More...

OAK to begin construction on FGCU fine arts building

Owen-Ames-Kimball Company has been selected for construction of phase one of Florida Gulf Coast University's new Fine Arts Building 2 to house the Bower School of Music and the visual and performing arts program. More...

Business News

For nurseries and garden centers, the recession is just another pest

Locals report the green movement has helped their businesses thrive

In the nursery business, the spring of hope never becomes the winter of despair, because something is always growing. More...

Realtors encouraged to join the social networking conversation

Of the 87 percent of buyers using the Internet in 2008, 32 percent found a home compared to only 8 percent in 2001. I'm sure this statistic, as reported by the National Association of Realtors, is not surprising. More...