August 20, 2009 RSS feed / Top News

Village Day includes school supplies for Youth Haven

Village Day at The Village on Venetian Bay from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, will give kids and parents one last blast of summer before the new school year begins. More...

Don't be shy; head to Fred's for wolf sanctuary benefit

Fred's Diner will host a fun fundraiser to benefit Shy Wolf Sanctuary and Kowiachobee Animal Preserve from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22. The restaurant will serve a kid-friendly lunch, followed by ice cream from P.J. Skinny's. More...

Special Sections

Film festival opening set for the Phil

The inaugural Naples International Film Festival will open with a Hollywood-style, red carpet gala Thursday, Nov. 5, at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. More...

Miami mayor will address AIA FlaSW dinner

American Institute of Architects Florida Southwest chapter will welcome Miami Mayor Manny Diaz as keynote speaker at its annual dinner Saturday, Sept. 12, at the International Design Center in Estero. More...

Staff goes green at Naples Zoo

Bikes replace golf carts for on-the-job transportation

Oftentimes the reason why you do something is simply because it's always been done that way. Until recently, one of those traditions at Naples Zoo was keepers using golf carts to transport tools and animal diets. More...

Business News

Recession trickles down to repo man

Repo men experienced their own bubble in 2008 — in some cases doubling the number of cars they took back for car lots, banks or large corporations that financed them — as more people failed to meet payment deadlines. More...

Chamber's new membership numbers could be a good sign for all

You might have to wade through a lot of negative press, but there are nuggets of positive news to be found these days. More...

Relative or absolute investment performance: You choose

Is this a possible conversation between an investment advisor and a client? Advisor: "Your portfolio did really, really well." Client: "So I made a lot of money?" Advisor: "Well, not exactly. More...