July 9, 2009 RSS feed / Top News

FACES FROM THE FOURTH

We couldn't get all of their names, but we could tell from their faces that these parade participants and onlookers, as well as guests onboard the Naples Princess and at Naples Bay Resort, were into the spirit of Independence Day. More...

Save Saturday morning for a guided beach walk

Join a Collier County park ranger on a leisurely walk along the boardwalk though a maritime forest and coastal dunes at Barefoot Beach Preserve setting out at 9 a.m. every Saturday. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Cirque Du Soleil

BY NANCY STETSON nstetson@floridaweekly.com A STOUNDED. Stupified. Amazed. Happy. That's how you'll feel when watching "Saltimbanco," one of Cirque Du Soleil's traveling shows. It'll make you feel like a kid again. More...

Young thespians get in on the act with The Naples Players

Meg Pryor worries about the next generation. She's concerned that entertainment technology will hinder opportunities for children to pretend, imagine, play and create. By teaching KidzAct classes for The Naples Players, however, Ms. More...

Looking back at the season

Well, season is definitely over. We're now into those hot and humid months where nothing much of note happens culturally. More...

Looking for work? A new look could help

Chamber, Tory's salon seeking prospects for 'Makeovers in Paradise'

Looking for work? If you aren't, count your blessings. If you are, start counting the reasons why a makeover could be the confidence booster that gives you that all-important edge over your competition in the job market. More...

MOMENTS IN TIME

. On July 9, 1877, the All England Croquet and Lawn Tennis Club begins its first lawn tennis tournament at Wimbledon. The Wimbledon Championship is the only major tennis event still played on grass. . More...

Hitting the road? Call 511 first

The Florida Department of Transportation has launched a statewide 511 Traveler Information System to replace the regional 511 phone systems. Now, travelers can call 511 anywhere in the state and hear the same voice and call menu options. More...

Business News

The Business of Do-Good:

When the streets are paved with heart

Never mind the stereotype of singleminded profiteering and greed in American business, with its crippling economic consequences. The do-gooders remain strikingly in evidence, fortunately for the rest of us. More...

SWF legislators meet the public at post-session town hall meeting

Health care, unemployment, education, taxes… topics such as these tend to ignite tempers and result in heated discussions, especially when the public has a captive legislative audience. More...