June 21, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

Cast your straw vote on June 28

An old-fashioned political rally with multiple candidates and a straw vote takes place from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at St. John the Evangelist Life Center, 625 111th Ave. in North Naples. More...

‘Into the Wild’

Into the watery world of dolphins and whales at Rookery Bay

Capt. Gene Flipse, president of Conscious Breath Adventures, presents “Into the Wild with Dolphins & Whales” from 6-7 p.m. More...

NONPROFIT NEWS

Immokalee kids enjoy success on the court   More...

Black cats will cross your path for adoption

Clive Daniel Home and the Collier Community Cat Coalition have partnered for cat adoption day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, at the interior design studio and showroom, 2777 Tamiami Trail N.   More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

Novelist looks at bestsellers from a nonfiction angle

WHAT MAKES A NOVEL A BESTSELLER?  What makes millions of people buy one book and not another?  Writers, literary agents and publishers have grappled with these questions for decades, often mystified by the titles that succeed.  Even th More...

Photographic exhibit goes ‘Over, Under, Sideways’

“Over, Under, Sideways,” an exhibit of fine art photographs by celebrity and fashion photographer Jennifer Graylock, opens with a reception from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at RAPT art&design, 291 Broad Ave. S. More...

Seven young pianists will perform in recital at IberiaBank on Marco

Seven finalists in the 11th annual FGCU-Steinway Young Artists Competition will present a free recital beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, at IberiaBank on Marco Island. More...

A hamster and his owner share health ordeals

Hammie jut might be the luckiest hamster in the world to have an owner like 13-year-old Katie West of Naples. She makes him vegetable soup when he’s sick, supervises his backyard adventures and lets him swim in the bathtub.  More...

Forums bring candidates together

League of Women Voters of Collier County hosts its first candidates forum of the 2012 election season beginning at 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 25, in the Collier County Commission Chambers at the Government Complex at 3301 Tamiami Trail E. More...

FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATIONS

Here are some ways to celebrate Independence Day in Southwest Florida, starting as early as Saturday, June 30:  More...

Summer fun grows at the Garden

There are plenty of ways to enjoy the Naples Botanical Garden this summer. At 4820 Bayshore Drive, the Garden is open daily from 9 a.m. More...

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Pilot transports 1,000th rescue pet

Humane Society Naples partnered with Jeff Bennett, a volunteer with Pilots ’n’ Paws, on June 15 to receive Mr. Bennett’s 1,000th pet rescued and transported for adoption and a forever loving home.  More...

Miromar Lakes Beach Club earns Gold Nugget merit award

Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club received high honors in the 49th annual Gold Nugget Awards, an international program recognizing exceptional concepts in design, planning and development in the building industry. More...

Business News

Biking paradise

Sales in town are rolling

A SEGMENT OF BICYCLE SHOP CUSTOMERS DISAPPEARED IN the last five years along with many jobs. More...

Making sense of gold’s place in the financial world

MONEY & INVESTING

Gold is an important investment topic because fiat currencies are being challenged and China clearly wants to end the U.S. dollar’s reign as the world’s sole reserve currency.  More...

BUSINESS MEETINGS

¦ A Job Search Support Group meets from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Contact Karen Klukiewicz at kluk77@comcast.net or visit www.napleschamber.org.   More...