October 21, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Rockettes’ road to Southwest Florida goes through Myrtle Beach

Traveling troupes of Rockettes rehearse during the fall, much like baseball clubs do in spring, at an outof town venue. More...

Clerk of courts offers helpful seminars

Collier County Clerk of Courts Dwight Brock will hold a free seminar for landlords about residential tenant evictions from 2-4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, at Hodges University, 2655 Northbrooke Drive.   More...

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Three organizations seek nominees

The Education Foundation of Collier County, Humane Society Naples and the Community Foundation of Collier County are seeking nominations for annual awards they bestow on individuals who give of their time, talent and resources to improve the quality More...

Big Brothers Big Sisters hope ‘Magic’ does the trick

Basketball legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson will be at Bentley Jaguar of Naples from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, for the “Big Magic” benefit for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Florida. Mr. More...

Free conference will address oil spill’s impact on the coast

Scientists from University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science have joined forces with Naples community leaders to host a conference about the science and studies of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill that threatened the gulf coa More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

NIFF cues up for another banner year

The Naples International Film Festival tiet last year rolled out the red carpet rst to independent filmmakers for the first he time. More...

‘Tuesdays with Morrie’

Gulfshore Playhouse opens fifth season with a play about life’s lessons learned

Gulfshore Playhouse kicks off its fifth season on the main stage with “Tuesdays with Morrie.” Based on Mitch Albom’s 1997 best-selling autobiographical account of his rekindled friendship with an old college professor, the play op More...

Historically Speaking Theatre Company makes debut with ‘Killing Mr. Watson’

Ripped from the headlines of 100 years ago, the Collier County Museum and the Smallwood Store Museum have partnered to bring a piece of Collier County’s most notorious and grisly history to life with the premiere of “Killing Mr. More...

David Lawrence Center adds DUI treatment

The David Lawrence Center has added DUI treatment services to its programs available for Collier County residents. More...

MOMENTS IN TIME

. On Oct. 21, 1959, on New York City’s Fifth Avenue, thousands of people line up for a debut of a bizarrely shaped white concrete building that resembled a giant upside-down cupcake, the new Guggenheim Museum.   More...

New map points the way for walking around Naples

If the imagination is where treasures are found, then the city of Naples has discovered a way for residents and visitors alike to more easily find local treasures in the very area that once captured the imagination of captains of industry and mullet More...

Brides-to-be invited to the Zoo

If you are a brideto be, The Naples Zoo requests the honor of your presence for “A Bridal Tasting at Caribbean Gardens” from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28. More...

Former Defense Department agent will address English Speaking Union

The Naples Branch of the English Speaking Union will welcome Thomas Eastwood, former special agent for the Department of Defense, as guest speaker at its meeting beginning at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16, at Moorings Presbyterian Church. More...

Education Foundation’s Glass Slipper is a perfect fit for Kathleen Passidomo

Longtime Naples resident Kathleen Passidomo was honored at the Education Foundation’s Glass Slipper Award Reception hosted earlier this month by McCormick & Schmick’s in Mercato in recognation of her outstanding service toward education More...

Business News

PAINTED, WRAPPED & ROLLING:

Creative vehicles attract clients

I t was 1981, and Steve Marino was struggling to get his new business, known as Home-Tech, up and going. Mr. Marino needed a van to make service calls, and the only one he could find at the car lot did not exactly fill him with excitement. More...

Students have a seat at Business Hall of Fame dinner

SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY Each year, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida hosts the Business Hall of Fame-Collier County dinner to honor outstanding local business professionals and raise support for yearround programs to educate youth about ec More...

Pension fund investors look to timber and farmland

Pension and other tax-exempt money is so big that a change in their investment allocation has important implications for numerous sectors of the economy. More...