October 6, 2011 RSS feed / Top News

Chamber to honor public servants at Wake Up Naples

The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce presents its annual Distinguished Public Service Awards during a special Wake Up Naples meeting beginning at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, at the Hilton Naples. More...

CLUB NOTES

Schools superintendent will address women   The League of Women Voters of Collier County and the local American Association of University Women will welcome Kamela Patton, superintendent of Collier County schools, as their guest speaker at noon More...

Late-night paddling, stretching on the beach

The Leapfrog Community and lululemon athletica present free paddleboarding and beach yoga under the full moon Saturday, Oct. More...

SAVE THE DATE

NAACP plans Freedom Fund evening   The NAACP of Collier County holds its 29th annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Hilton Naples. A cocktail reception begins at 5:30 p.m.  More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

Café offers another chance for lunch with ‘Dream Houses’ author, photographer

Not to worry if you missed the first three sold-out luncheons at Bamboo Café French Home Cooking for “Dream Houses: Historic Beach Homes & Cottages of Naples.” A fourth luncheon is set for noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. More...

New, fresh, adventurous

THE RINGLING INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL IS, hands down, the hippest, edgiest, most innovative festival in Southwest Florida.  The only other way to see performances this creative is to hop on a plane and fly to New York City.  More...

THE RINGLING INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL

Asphalt Orchestra: Taking it to the streets

Asphalt Orchestra is a unique marching band, and not just because it lacks a football team or school.  As its name implies, it takes to the sidewalks and streets to perform.  The group made its debut in the summer of 2009 in New York City a More...

Sellers turn to the Internet to unload gravesites

Harold Graviss is not big on sentiment, and perhaps that helps to explain why he is seeking to unload cemetery plots he purchased 20 years ago in Naples Memorial Gardens. More...

Landmark Supreme Court case has close ties to Naples

As host of an Internet broadcast to “help you enjoy life on the Paradise Coast,” I’m in touch with many interesting people who make enormous contributions to our society, both locally and nationally. More...

Golden Gate City hosts Columbus Day Parade

The Knights of Columbus present the 14th annual Columbus Day Parade at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at St. John Neumann’s High School in Golden Gate City. Participants should arrive by 9 a.m. to ensure a place in the lineup. More...

Shoppes go to the dogs

“Doggie Day” takes place from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Galleria Shoppes at Vanderbilt. More...

Fund A Dream returns to Charity Classic Celebration

It’s not every day that you get the opportunity to change a life for the better. Guests at The Immokalee Foundation’s 2010 Charity Classic Celebration on Friday, Nov. More...

Business News

Growing wealthy gracefully

‘Aging’ entrepreneurs likely to grow wealthy in a decade

Enough already! Enough of the young and the restless, the married with kids, the married without kids, the “youth” culture and all it implies — the 20-somethings, 30-somethings or 40-somethings.  More...

Gulf Coast Venture Forum opens season with Naples event

Gulf Coast Venture Forum, in conjunction with Florida Venture Forum and the Tamiami Angel Fund, launches the 2011-12 season with a joint meeting of the Naples and Sarasota chapters on Tuesday, Oct. 25, at the Naples Grande Resort & Club. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Operation Twist leads to instability among equities

Possibly the first thing you are thinking is that this column’s title is woefully wrong and that the rockin’ and rollin’ in equities has been caused by factors far beyond Operation Twist, the most recent of the Federal Reserve&rsquo More...