Confiscated money funds police purchases. Some say the law crosses the line.
I T’S APPARENT FROM THE POLICE REPORT THAT THINGS started going bad for Paul McCormack when Sgt. Pete Hedrick told him he was only getting a citation. Mr. McCormack didn’t relax.
“In my experience, once an innocent person is told that they will be getting a warning citation, I see a marked decrease in their nervousness. Full Story
Adamantly free market nurtures strong community, good vibes
A fledgling outdoor market in Naples is dedicated to the free offering of goods, services and even hugs. A poster for the Really Really Free Market, which is held once a month on a weekend afternoon, reads: “No cash. No credit. No barter.” Full Story
Could it happen with Jackson in Collier?
A look at Palm Beach County’s gamble on Scripps Florida
From the beginning, expectations for The Scripps Research Institute’s facility in Jupiter (known as Scripps Florida) have been stratospheric. Full Story
Four entrepreneurs to address Gulf Coast Venture Forum
The Naples chapter of the Gulf Coast Venture Forum meets from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, in the member clubroom at Tiburon Golf Course. Sponsored by the Economic Development Council of Collier County, the program will includes presentation by Benseron Information Technologies Inc.; Sumo Technologies; Medical Intuition Technologies and LevPro Systems Inc. Full Story
The New Mastersounds
From across the pond, British ‘soul jazz’ bound for Naples International Film Festival
The trailer for “Coals to Newcastle: The New Mastersounds, from Leeds to New Orleans,” comes with a heads up.
“Watch out,” it says in big white letters. “The next British Invasion” (pause, next frame) “is gonna be funky.”
And if The New Mastersounds is the face of the musical invasion, it’s funky indeed. Full Story
Dressing the Rockettes
Precision fitting, constant repairs and upkeep are an important part of the routine
If you ever need someone to sew your shadow back on, a la Wendy in “Peter Pan,” Stephanie Pocock’s your woman.
As wardrobe supervisor for the national theater tour of the Rockettes, she’s fixed costumes at the last minute and averted many a wardrobe mishap. Full Story