October 25, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

Work begins on RSW expansion

The Lee County Port Authority has begun construction on the $40 million apron and taxiway expansion at Southwest Florida International Airport to enhance the area around the passenger terminal for safe movement and parking of aircraft as well as addi More...

If you’re a poet and you know it, come on down

Jan Cosner of Naples hopes to start a monthly poetry open mic night for locals who enjoy writing and reading poetry and would like to meet others who do the same. The first meeting is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. More...

Marco eagles feathering their nest

Foundation plans ‘welcome back’ fundraiser

Eagle nesting season has officially begun, and the bald eagles are busy rebuilding their nest in the center of the Marco Eagle Sanctuary on Tigertail Court on Marco Island.  Paleo and Calusa (named by students at Tommy Barfield Elementary School More...

Watch out for CCSO deputies on the road

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office gives drivers a heads-up that traffic enforcement deputies will be posted at the following spots the week of Oct. 29-Nov. 2.   More...

Fishing for courage at Hamilton Harbor

Tournament raises funds for amputee organization

Hamilton Harbor Yacht Club hosts the fourth annual Miracle Limbs-Courage in Motion All-Species Family Fishing Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 3. More...

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A DIFFERENT direction

Actors step down from the stage to take on director’s role

ACTORS WHO YEARN TO DIRECT ARE abundant in the movie industry.  There’s even a T-shirt that quotes the sentiment: “But what I really want to do is direct.”  Stage actors aren’t immune to the lure of directing, either More...

Curtain goes up on a new season of staged readings

The Naples Players ETC… Reader’s Theatre opens the new season with staged readings of three short plays that have enjoyed critical praise in other productions in “An Evening of Laughter” beginning at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. More...

Living-room battlegrounds: ‘Reza in Rep’ at Gulfshore Playhouse

ARTS COMMENTARY

Modern American painter Frank Stella famously said, “What you see is what you see.”  More...

For abuse victims, looking inward and healing through art

Millie, along with her newborn baby, escaped a violent relationship a few years ago. She subsequently was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress syndrome. More...

Airport open house set for sharing details about planned improvements

The Naples Airport Authority invites the public to an open house to learn more about planned water-management system improvements and the Taxiway A extension project at Naples Municipal Airport from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7.  More...

Make-A-Wish solicits helpers

Anyone interested in learning about volunteering for Make-A-Wish Southern Florida is encouraged to attend an orientation session at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, at Make-A-Wish headquarters in Bonita Springs, 3635 Bonita Beach Road.  More...

’Tis almost the season for Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots, the year’s biggest project of the E.T. Brisson Detachment, Marine Corps League of Naples, begins Nov. 1 for the holiday season. More...

Sign up for AARP safe driving classes

AARP driver safety classes are offered at various locations by various instructors. Participants learn about new traffic laws, refresh their driving skills and thereby reduce their risk for tickets and accidents. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ Friends and alumni of the University of Iowa gather at Big Al’s Sports Grill, 8004 Trail Blvd., every Saturday to watch football and socialize over food and drink. More...

Get pedaling in ‘Iron Joe’ post-Thanksgiving ride

Registration is open for the eighth annual Arthrex Iron Joe Turkey Ride set for Sunday, Nov. 25. Cyclists can choose the distance and the pace. More...

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

¦ Bowl for the Cure 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28 The Beacon Bowl, 5400 Tamiami Trail N. A tournament sponsored by the United States Bowling Congress, plus silent More...

Naples Green Market opens for season in new location

Naples Green Market opens for the new season in a new location on Saturday, Oct. 27. The market will be open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday at 1465 Golden Gate Parkway, just east of the IberiaBank Centre at the corner of Goodlette-Frank Road. More...

Business News

Mac men

Niche repair businesses boom

JAMES CONWAY HAS ALWAYS EXHIBITED that little touch of genius the rest of us could only wonder about — that unusual ability to understand how things work, and how they work together. Things like computers.  More...

Who can change America?

MONEY & INVESTING

Most voters understand that we are at a financial “tipping point” and they are trying to figure out what is needed for America to change for the better. More...

BUSINESS MEETINGS

¦ A Job Search Support Group meets from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Contact Karen Klukiewicz at kluk77@comcast.net or visit www.napleschamber.org.   More...