January 6, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

GOOOH invites public to program about relevance of the Constitution

Americans who identify themselves as conservatives are likely to hold views on the U.S. Constitution far different than those who identify themselves as liberals or libertarians. More...

Eat a flatbread, benefit foster friends

The Friends of Foster Children of Southwest Florida will benefit from sales of flatbreads at M Waterfront Grille every Saturday in January. More...

Tour Eden Autism’s organic garden

The Garden at Eden, Naples’ only community- based organic training farm, will host a farm tour from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 8. Operated by Eden Autism Services Florida, the garden is at 2101 County Barn Road.  More...

Become a ‘Hero’ for the American Red Cross

Area chapters of the American Red Cross are creating heroes in January and February. More...

Community foundation celebrates 25 years

The Community Foundation of Collier County celebrates its silver anniversary with a luncheon Tuesday, Jan. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

SUDDENLY, SYLVIA

A.R. Gurney’s romantic comedy finds a spot on two area stages

WHO CAN RESIST THE LURE OF AN ADORABLE dog? The Naples Players can’t. And apparently, neither can Florida Repertory Theatre. Both are staging A.R. Gurney’s “Sylvia” this month. More...

A picture says 1,000 words

Pooch pics could get you into a doggone-good play

Florida Weekly wants to see a picture of and hear a bit about the dog (or dogs) that changed your life. And we’ll sweeten the deal by giving our favorite entry two tickets to “Sylvia” at Florida Repertory Theatre in Fort Myers. More...

Opera Naples presents ‘Lucia Di Lammermoor’

Miromar Design Center sets stage for tragic love story

Opera Naples brings Gaetano Donizetti’s “Lucia Di Lammermoor” to the Miromar Design Center for performances at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, and 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16. More...

Actor brings ‘John James Audubon’ to life in Naples

John James Audubon explored Southwest Florida in the early 1800s as he worked on his unprecedented “Birds of America.” First published as a series between 1827 and 1838, the book contained 435 handcolored, life-size prints featuring nearl More...

Marco Town Hall Speaker Series prepares to welcome Jeb Bush

The inaugural Marco Town Hall Speaker Series begins with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Friday, Feb. 25, at the Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort.  More...

Old-school pond hockey comes to local roller rink

Naples kids ages 10 and younger can learn the basics of old-school pond hockey at the Veterans Park roller rink this month. Coach Joe Lyons, founder of Pro Elite Hockey, will hold classes every Saturday, Jan. 8-29.  More...

Lectures compare/contrast Catholicism and Judaism

The Catholic/Jewish Dialogue of Collier County presents the first of two sessions about “How Catholics and Jews Practice their Faith” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 9, at San Marco Catholic Church, 851 San Marco Road, Marco Island.  More...

‘Pillars of Zionism’ lecture series begins at Beth Tikvah

History lecturer Gerald Ziedenberg will present the first in a three-part series titled “The Pillars of Zionism” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 10, at Beth Tikvah of Naples. More...

Four local nonprofits honored as 2011 Diamond Volunteers

The 2011 Diamond Volunteer award winners, selected on the basis of volunteer dedication and the impact each has in the community, are: Bedtime Bundles, Hope for Haiti, Senior Friendship Centers and Sunlight Home. More...

New iTECH course exemplifies public/private collaboration

Forwarders. Backhoes. Skidders. Pipelayers. Cold planers. Kunckleboom loaders. Fell bunchers. Road reclaimers. Telehandlers. Harvesters. Graders. These are the types of machines that heavy equipment mechanics are familiar with operating.  More...

Business News

To the cloud

Southwest Floridians test Google’s revolutionary Chrome OS

Computers today are built with hard drives, which store most of the programs we need to use them, including the “engines” that run them, operating systems such as Windows 7 or Mac OS X. More...

Local lawyers will provide business advice

The Entrepreneur’s Law School, a oncea year opportunity for small business owners to interact in hour-long sessions with local attorneys, will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, at Florida Gulf Coast University.  More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Woof-woof investing: Applying Dog strategy in 2011

Dog owners love their pets and find them beautiful, cute and ever so smart. More...