April 28, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Sometimes it just made sense to have a horse in the house

Editor’s note: Periodically, Florida Weekly takes a glimpse backward into the lives of men and women who lived in Collier, Lee or Charlotte counties before mosquito control and air conditioning. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Naples Historical Society has free admission for moms

In conjunction with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Naples Historical Society will commemorate the month of May as Historic Preservation Month. This is the trust’s seventh annual such recognition.  More...

Get ready, get set for the Great Dock Canoe Race

The 35th running of the Great Dock Canoe Race is set for Saturday, May 14. More...

GET MOVING

Turtle Trot 5K coming to Lovers Keyy More...

Pop expired pills into a proper disposal container

In partnership with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, the Collier County Sheriff’s Office and Naples Police Department, Drug Free Collier sponsors another Operation Medicine Cabinet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30.  More...

Architecture lecture series at Miromar Design Center

The second and third lectures in the annual series presented by the Florida Southwest Chapter of the American Institute of Architects take place at the Miromar Designer Center. Each program begins with a reception at 6 p.m. More...

Lecture zeroes in on better ways to search

“The Salami at the Airport: Visual Search Gets Real” is the topic of a free program from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 7, at the Naples Center of the FGCU Renaissance Academy, 1010 Fifth Ave. S. Presented by Dr. More...

Business News

Opening the Caribbean

Direct flights to Puerto Rico may create new opportunities

ALTHOUGH 47 NON-STOP ROUTES TO 47 distinct destinations now originate for air travelers at Southwest Florida International Airport (aka RSW), it’s the newest one officials are planning for the summer of 2012 that might someday prove a game chan More...

Fifth Avenue South BID announces board of directors

The Fifth Avenue South Business Improvement District, a nonprofit corporation established to support and promote the economic growth of Fifth Avenue South, elected its permanent board of directors at its first annual meeting in March.  The BID w More...

MONEY & INVESTING

The U.S. Tax Code: one big mess

What book is longer than the “Bible?” Longer than Tolstoy’s “War and Peace?” Hint: the book is very much related to April 15. Yes, none other than the “U.S. Tax Code.”  How long is long? Obscenely long. More...