January 21, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Naples Boat Show on course for four days of nautical fun

The 43rd annual Naples Boat Show and Seafood Festival drops anchor at the corner of Goodlette Road South and Tamiami Trail East Thursday through Sunday, Jan. 21-24. The latest yachts and boats plus a sea of nautical merchandise will be on display. More...

Cruise the Gordon River on an electric boat

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has resumed its electric boat cruises along the Gordon River. More...

Chabad Naples hosts program on love, marriage, intimacy

If you’re like most people, finding lasting love and strengthening relationships occupy a large part of your life. Can Jewish wisdom offer relevant and fresh answers to these age-old issues? More...

Water, water everywhere

Andrew McElwaine, president and CEO of The Conservancy of Southwest Florida, will discuss water issues and their implications for Southwest Florida during a meeting at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 25, at First Presbyterian Church of Naples. More...

Help feed the hungry by walking with WINK

Did you have three square meals today? How about yesterday? There are thousands of people in Southwest Florida who didn’t. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

Going Public

Private collectors loan dozens of pieces for Naples Collects’ at The von Liebig

John Parke Wright IV believes that, “Art brings people together and helps them get to know each other.” And he would know. More...

‘Awa kening’ touches on teen angst

Musicals are often thought of as fluffy, inconsequential things, but when Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik were writing “Spring Awakening,” “We set out to change the world,” Mr. Sater says.   More...

Art experts and a royal chef headline von Liebig lectures

In a series of four lectures this season, The von Liebig Art Center presents nationally recognized experts discussing how to enjoy and collect art, plus Princess Diana’s personal chef in conjunction with the “Princess Diana: Dresses of In More...

Families live and die with the war everyday

Susan huddled in the family car. She couldn’t stay another minute inside the chapel where her husband and members of the 5th Stryker Brigade 2-1 Infantry A Co. were crying.   More...

Hope for Haiti: Naples humanitarian group shifts into emergency relief mode

Mike Stewart, country director of Naples-based Hope for Haiti, packed for a rescue mission hours after the 7.0 earthquake destroyed Port-au-Prince on Tuesday, Jan. 12. More...

Marco Coast Guard Auxiliary offers full schedule of safe boating classes

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary-Marco Island Flotilla 95 announces its public education classes for 2010. All classes take place at the auxiliary station in Caxambas Park. For registration information, call Doug Johnson at 642-8406.   More...

Vintage air shows should put aviation aficionados on Cloud Nine

The Antique Air Aficionados hosts a fly-in for vintage planes from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 23, at Everglades City Airpark. More...

Royal Palm Academy plans 2010 admissions open house

An open house for prospective students in grades Pre-K3 through eight begins at 9 a.m. Friday, Jan. 29, at Royal Palm Academy. More...

Market in the Park makes a move

Market in the Park has a new location: Freedom Park, at 1515 Golden Gate Parkway near Coastland Center Mall. Local vendors and park staff host “the market with a purpose” from 3-7 p.m. every Friday.   More...

It’s not too late to get working on that weight-loss resolution

The 2010 Naples Weight Loss Challenge is under way, and there’s still time to join for those whose New Year’s resolutions include shaping up and slimming down. More...

Business News

saving money ... is costing investors

Safe investments offering meager returns

CDs — certificates of deposit — just aren’t as attractive as they used to be. Interest rates on CDs for one year or less are typically paying at or below 1 percent. More...

Financial markets 2009: Who bought all the U.S. debt?

2009 was one heck of a year. It was the worst of times and then it became — for investors and traders — the best of times.   More...

Ounces and pounds, dollars and sense: The compelling case for obesity control

IMAGINE SOLUTIONS

Editor’s note: David Katz, M.D., is one of the 40 speakers presenting at the inaugural Imagine Solutions Conference to be held Feb. 22 and 23 in N aples. More...