November 25, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Area human service agencies have hungry mouths to feed

Food banks and shelters throughout Southwest Florida are stepping up efforts to stock their larders in anticipation of record demand through the holidays and into the winter season. More...

Volunteers needed to help with Holiday Plates

The National Council of Jewish Women and Jewish Family Services of Collier County are sponsoring their 15th annual Hanukkah Holiday Plate distribution Thursday, Dec. 2. More...

Naples Town Hall: Bringing the world to the community

Southwest Floridians are curious bunch. We’ve got growing universities and plenty of smart young people, and we also have worldly retirees who’ve lived fascinating lives and want to keep bringing new experiences to the table.   More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

13 THINGS TO DO OVER THE THANKSGIVING WEEKEND

YOUR HOLIDAY FEAST IS FINISHED, AND ALL THAT REMAINS are the leftovers: turkey sandwiches, turkey soup, turkey casserole.   Your favorite NFL team won… or lost. More...

A new ripple on a Christmas tradition

Dave Koz adds a saxophone friend to his ‘Smooth Jazz Christmas’ tour

Saxophonist Dave Koz and Friends has been doing “A Smooth Jazz Christmas” tour for 13 years. But this year’s outing offers something fans have never experienced on any previous tour. More...

Classic boy-meets-girl love story the sixth season for TheatreZone’s

TheatreZone opens its sixth season with “The Fantasticks.” The sweet and timeless boy-meetsgirl tale opens Thursday, Dec. 2, and plays through Dec. 12 at the G&L Theatre on the campus of the Community School of Naples.   More...

Talkin’ turkey

Kids say the darndest things

My mom wasn’t much of a cook, but she delighted in roasting a 20-plus-pound turkey twice a year, once for Thanksgiving and again on Christmas Night. More...

The untold story of the long-lost treasures of Mel Fisher

B efore Mel Fisher, best known for discovering the 1622 wreck of the Spanish galleon Nuestra   Senora de Atocha and its   sister ship, the Santa Margarita, died, he sat with me in his favorite bar in Key West and described long-lost treas More...

FGCU serves up Empty Bowls lunch and pottery sale

Soup’s on, and so are handmade pottery bowls, for Florida Gulf Coast University’s annual Empty Bowls soup lunch and pottery sale beginning at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 3, in the arts complex courtyard.   More...

Those who give time and talent are as priceless as monetary gifts

As we count our blessings surrounded by friends and family at the holidays, it’s also a time to reflect on the ways in which we can express that gratitude in an enriching way. More...

Business News

HOTTEST BUYS

Shop the madness with Florida Weekly’s tips on what to buy and when to wait

Black Friday looms. Cyber Monday comes just three days later. More...

Watch your budget on Black Friday, counselors warn

Retailers call the day after Thanksgiving “Black Friday” because that day’s holiday spending can move retail balance sheets into the black.   More...

GE is looking like a Dow dog

GE is certainly one of the world’s greatest and largest conglomerates… but if only the stock would act that way. More...