July 14, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

KID STUFF

Mascots meet kids at Rookery Bay More...

GIVING

Collier 211 will deliver vital service to the community

The Community Foundation is launching a new service, Collier 211 Information and Referral, with the help of many community partners and donors interested in gaining more information about the programs they fund.  More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

Museum day trip, summer programs offered at FGCU Renaissance Academy

Travel to St. Petersburg with the FGCU Renaissance Academy for a docent-guided tour of the new Salvador Dali Museum and the Chihuly Collection on Thursday, July 21. The motor coach departs from North Naples at 8 a.m. and from Fort Myers at 8:40 a.m. More...

It's in the BOOK

{ Author discovers much more than paper, ink and glue in the telephone directory }

WHAT’S THE BOOK EVERYONE USES BUT NO ONE READS?  The phone book.  Ammon Shea calls it a “non-book book.”  He has a passion for reading books that lack narratives — atlases, almanacs, catalogs, etc. More...

Summertime is story time

Florida Weekly’s writing challenge returns

Here at Florida Weekly we enjoy telling stories. We love to find people and situations that speak to us. When we write, we strive to capture the essence of life in Southwest Florida as honestly as we know how.  More...

Plan would open 56 state parks for camping

For the second time in just months, Gov. More...

Mercato merchants ‘get on the bus’ to collect supplies

Summer vacation is in full swing, but the Education Foundation of Collier County and merchants at Mercato are hard at work on an assignment to collect school supplies for the 2011-12 academic year.  More...

Marco Island Police Foundation luncheon coming up

The Marco Island Police Foundation hosts lunch and a farewell to Police Chief Thom Carr at noon Wednesday, July 20, at Hideaway Beach Club. Check-in begins at 11:30 a.m.  Guest speakers will be State Rep. Kathleen Passidomo and U.S. More...

Business News

THE CHAMBER CORNER

Visitor Information Center worth a trip for locals, too

Summer is a great time for Naples residents to take advantage of the wealth of information, maps and coupons available at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce Visitor Information Center, known as the VIC for short.  More...

Big box bids for boat biz

FOR AND never been as good.  Competition is the engine driving that reality.  More...

Lubner Group has designs on hospitality industry

Guided by Dan Lubner, principal and CEO, a team of seasoned design professionals has formed the Lubner Group to provide interior design and renovation services in the hospitality industry.  More...