May 17, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

NEWS BRIEFS

Naples Harley- Davidson revs up for Freedom Ride   More...

HIT THE LINKS

¦ WCI will give a free round of golf at any of three of its golf clubs in Collier and Lee and counties to those who donate at least $100 to United Way/Harry Chapin Food Bank (proceeds will be split equally). More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

IMAGINARY STREET SCENES

Michelle Weinberg’s ‘architecture as theater’ depicts where human drama happens

BLOCK BY BLOCK, MICHELLE WEINBERG is creating her own imaginary city.  She paints scenes of city streets: buildings, walls, billboards, gardens, courtyards and cul de sacs, all in bright colors and dizzying patterns that seem as if they should c More...

Think you can dance?

Reality show seeks seniors to step out

Modern Features Entertainment and Silver Shoe Productions announce “Senior Prom,” a competition reality show for television that will showcase six Naples residents as they take a journey toward their dream dance of a lifetime.  More...

ARTISTS AMONG US

Maggie DeMarco

When Maggie Demarco took her niece to a decorative painting class in Providence, R.I., nearly 10 years ago, she had no idea that she would be the one leaving with a newfound passion for art.  More...

St. John’s Shoppe turns 30 in style

“You can find happiness if you know where to shop.”  More...

PROFILES IN PARADISE

A lifetime of public service in Collier and beyond

Kathleen Passidomo was elected to the Florida House of Representatives in November 2011 and serves on several committees, including the Judiciary Committee, the Civil Justice Subcommittee, the K-20 Innovation Subcommittee and the Congressional Redist More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The Naples chapter of Zonta International recently awarded its 2012 Young Women in Public Affairs award to Ashley Inman, a graduating senior at Gulf Coast High School. Ms. More...

STAYCATION 2012

SOMETIMES THE BEST PLACE TO VISIT IS RIGHT IN YOUR OWN BACK YARD

Lessons in Luxury   More...

Business News

Games of chance

Casinos, racetracks and penny arcades vie for gamblers’ money

AN ATLANTA-BASED DEVELOPER AND THE owners of the Naples-Fort Myers Greyhound Racing & Poker hope to prod state lawmakers into expanding gambling in Lee County — a move Izzy Havenick says will help the landmark dog track win back business fr More...

Awards honor ‘Stars’ of the local tourism industry

Paradise Coast Tourism Star awards for 2012 were handed out to the cream of Collier County’s tourism industry crop at the 10th annual Collier County Tourism Week celebration and luncheon held at the Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort on May 10. More...

Managing your portfolio and managing your expectations

A fundamental concept in investing is that the future is unknown. Portfolios should be constructed with that in mind.  Sure, investors want to think that they can figure out the future. More...