April 5, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

EASTER WEEKEND ‘HOPPENINGS’

¦ Pose for a portrait with the Easter Bunny at Coastland Center mall from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day through Saturday, April 7.   ¦ Collier County libraries are holding “Spring Eggstravaganza” activities as follows:  3 p.m. More...

Historical society expands ‘season’

Palm Cottage, home of the Naples Historical Society, is open for docent-guided tours from 1-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, all year long. More...

Mother, driver will share DUI story

Drug Free Collier and the Meagan Napier Foundation present “Parent Night: DUI Awareness” from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, at Barron Collier High School.  More...

Clans of Ireland plans dinner at Noodles

Clans of Ireland USA hosts a Clans of Ireland dinner party beginning at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 16, at Noodles Italian Café and Sushi Bar.  More...

Drop in consumer confidence in keeping with last year’s trend

Consumer confidence among Floridians fell two points in March to 74, repeating a trend seen last year, according to a monthly University of Florida survey.  “The pattern of consumer confidence from December to February was exactly the same More...

True Fashionistas Designer Resale serves shoppers, sellers and charities

Jennifer Johnson brings a “passion for fashion” to her new business, True Fashionistas Designer Resale, and shoppers and consigners alike can benefit.  More...

NONPROFIT NEWS

Immokalee high students have a ball at spring training   More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Songs from the heart

Beth Nielsen Chapman, Rodney Crowell perform for Eden Autism Services Florida

“SONGS AND STORIES, THAT’S WHAT YOU’LL get from (us),” says Grammy Award-winner Rodney Crowell.  He and fellow singer/songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman will perform at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts as headliners for More...

Gulfshore Playhouse presents American classic ‘Streetcar’

Gulfshore Playhouse presents Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning “A Streetcar Named Desire” April 6-22 at The Norris Center.  Celebrating it 65th anniversary this year, the American classic follows the story of Blanche D More...

Beth Neilsen Chapman: All about creativity

Acclaimed singer/songwriter Beth Nielsen Chapman just seems to ooze creativity.  Right now, she’s juggling several different projects.  She just spent a day in a Nashville recording studio, making a demo of a new song with Annie Robof More...

Florida Weekly celebrates five

FIVE out our very first edition in Fort Myers. Since then we’ve launched Florida Weekly in other markets. We’ve seen circulation and advertising grow. More...

PROFILES IN PARADISE

A lesson in surviving predators, external and internal

I’m truly amazed by the fascinating life stories I find on the Paradise Coast. One morning at a men’s breakfast I was fortunate enough to sit next to Pete Abeles. More...

Three dramatic programs tell the Easter story

North Naples United Methodist Church presents three dramatic programs as part of its Holy Week services. More...

Airport authority honors three for bravery

Three members of the Civil Air Patrol have been honored by the Naples Airport Authority for their bravery in responding to a January accident at Naples Municipal Airport.  More...

Learn to ‘Fight Like a Girl’ at Marco YMCA workshop

Girls and women ages 8 and older can learn to “Fight Like a Girl” at a workshop by that name offered at the Greater Marco Island YMCA on Wednesday, April 4. More...

FAITH NOTES

Marco church has marriage seminar   “The Art of Marriage,” a FamilyLife video seminar in two sessions, will be offered at Marco Presbyterian Church from 7-9:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 21.  More...

Caring for your canine during the dog days

Learn how to keep the family dog happy and healthy in Southwest Florida’s semi-tropical summer climate when veterinarian Anne Lozynski of Olde Naples Animal Wellness Center presents “Pups in Paradise” during lunch Saturday, April 14 More...

WALK THE WALKS

Do yourself some good and help local charitable organizations at the same time by signing up and getting out to some of the following events:  More...

Business News

Sugar orVinegar

Management styles vary, as do results

STEVE JOBS WAS NOT A NICE GUY — NOT TO HIS employees at Apple.  “It was no secret that Mr. Jobs had an outwardly aggressive penchant for control, and he would often put down anyone he didn’t like. More...

401(K): Old dog with new tricks for the sole proprietor

The 401(K) became an old dog sporting the same ol’ retirement savings tricks: the employer (optionally) puts a small amount of money into the corporate 401(K) plan for the employee’s benefit, a percentage match to the employee’s own More...