June 18, 2009 RSS feed / Top News

MOMENTS IN TIME

. On June 18, 1942, recording artist Paul McCartney is born in Liverpool, England. More...

Fourth of July parade goes online

MyitownTv will provide live streaming video coverage of the annual Naples Fourth of July Parade on www.MyitownTv.com. For more than 15 years, the city of Naples has sponsored the parade, and this year organizers anticipate 75-80 participants. More...

Naples Community Tennis Center at the YMCA has summer lessons

Life is like a game of tennis; the player who serves well seldom loses. That's what Roddy Cantey, sports director at the new Naples Community Tennis Center, believes. More...

Naples students earn academy appointments

Four young men from Naples are among 15 students from Southwest Florida who received appointments to U.S. service academies beginning with the upcoming academic year. They were honored at a reception hosted by U.S. Rep. More...

Collier health organizations will observe National HIV Testing Day with free tests

June 27 marks the 15th annual observance of National HIV Testing Day. More...

Naples Fitness Boot Camp party will benefit children's museum

Naples Fitness Boot Camp will celebrate its first year of "Gaining Beauty while Losing Booty" with a party for Boot Campers past, present and future from 8-10 p.m. Friday, June 19, at Sway Lounge. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Time for Tea

I F YOU THINK ALL TEAPOTS are, as the song says, "short and stout," just simple utilitarian household items to be used but not admired, you're in for a surprise. More...

Filmed locally, 'Still Green' comes out in Naples this weekend

Graduating from high school is a milestone for every teen, but the eight friends who start out celebrating in the movie Still Green" wind up facing another milestone, too — a much bigger, more difficult one: the death of a friend. More...

Naples Players go 'Thoroughly Modern' for this summer's musical production

The Naples Players will present "Thoroughly Modern Millie" June 26-July 25 at the Sugden Community Theatre. The highs pirited musical set in the New York City of the roaring 1920s is the winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical. More...

Cage fighters walking the walk in Southwest Florida

It was nearly 8 p.m., and retreat was impossible. It was too late to talk the talk. Now, nothing could save Dustin Fellows, Justin Goodall and Alex Iriarte from having to walk the walk. More...

Naples woman elected to League of Women Voters of Florida

A Naples woman has been elected second vice president of The League of Women Voters of Florida. More...

Just in time for Father's Day, cufflinks make a comeback

KOVELS: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING

A smart woman created Father's Day in 1910. Sonora Smart Dodd wanted to honor her father, William Smart, in the same way mothers were honored on Mother's Day. More...

Collier County Museum welcomes Thomas Edison expert and author

The Collier County Museum welcomes author and former Edison & Ford Winter Estates curator Michele Wehrwein Albion at 3 p.m. Friday, June 19. Ms. More...

Make a run for July 4 'Firecracker' race

Moe's annual Firecracker 5K Run, sponsored by Gulf Coast Runners, takes off at 7 a.m. Saturday, July 4, at the site of the old Pippin's restaurant on Tamiami Trail North in Naples. More...

'Stock the Pantry'

The offices of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney in Naples and Marco Island are collecting food for the Harry Chapin Food Bank through the end of this month. The Naples office is at 800 Laurel Oak Drive; in Marco the office is at 1845 San Marco Road. More...

Dads can trade cologne for admission to the Zoo

This Father's Day weekend, dads can trade an unopened or half-empty bottle of cheap aftershave from a previous Father's Day for an adventure with the family at The Naples Zoo. More...

Business News

The site that sells sunshine

Florida Vacation Auction site holds the ticket to affordable getaways

It started back in the '90s, when the Internet became public domain and electronic marketing was just emerging. In 1996, a marketing program caught the eye of veteran hospitality marketer Sal Dickinson. More...

Naples senator is first to earn 'Most Valuable Legislator' from state chamber

Every year since 2005 the Florida Chamber of Commerce has named one lawmaker as the state's Most Valuable Legislator and each year the award goes to someone in the House of Representatives. All that changed this year, however, when State Sen. More...