November 22, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

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Take a teddy bear or two to the rink and toss them onto the ice when the Florida Everblades score their first goal on Saturday, Dec. 1, at Germain Arena. More...

Game on at Baker Field

Cal Ripken Jr. helps Boys & Girls Club celebrate it new youth sports complex

Baker Field, a multipurpose youth sports complex named for its major donors, Patty and Jay Baker, has opened at the Boys & Girls Club of Collier County. The facility was made possible with the Bakers’ gift through The Cal Ripken Sr. More...

Experience Corkscrew Swamp under a full moon

Audubon Florida’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary hosts its second monthly After Hours on Wednesday, Nov. 28.  More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

‘Elf’ versus elf

Take your pick: Sugar and spice or a bit of sauciness

THEATRICAL CHRISTMAS PRODUCTIONS are usually as sweet as sugarplums and candy canes.  But this holiday season, you can have a sweet and sour Christmas, because local stages are offering sugar and spice.  Just pick an elf.  More...

Michael Kors gives a hats off to Neapolitan style

Calling Naples his “home away from home,” Michael Kors said serving as the featured designer at this year’s “Hats in the Garden” was an easy decision.  More...

Spend some holiday shopping time at Naples Fall Fine Art & Craft Festival

Original works in ceramics, photography, glass, jewelry, fiber, wood, metal, painting, sculpture and mixed media by 100 artists from around the country will be on display and for sale for Thanksgiving weekend shoppers at the Naples Fall Fine Art & More...

Conservancy celebrates Dalton Discovery Center opening

The new Susan and William Dalton Discovery Center at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, which opened on Nov. 14, is being touted as an immersive, interactive multi-sensory experience. More...

CCSO gift drive is for kids in Guardian ad Litem program

Help make the holidays happier for some deserving children by participating in the Collier County Sheriff’s Office’s “Celebrate With A Star” program. More...

Make a lunch date for Empty Bowls

The United Arts Council of Collier County and the art program at Florida Gulf Coast University hold the annual pottery sale and Empty Bowls lunch on Friday, Nov. 30, in the arts complex at FGCU. Soup will be served from 11:30 a.m. More...

Veterinarians to receive Eagle Award in honor of their volunteer services

Six volunteer veterinarians have been named to receive Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s Eagle Award at the ninth annual Magic Under the Mangroves fundraiser. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The Greater Naples AAUW meets at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Naples, 6340 Napa Woods Way off Pine Ridge Road east of I-75. More...

Business News

SOUNDS OF RECOVERY

New home building is back

Shh. Do you hear it? It’s not quite the deafening cacophony of six years ago but the chug-chug of construction machinery and the thunk-thunk of hammers are returning to a neighborhood near you. More...

The process is as important as the information

MONEY & INVESTING

Most recently, I was asked to share the sources I use when formulating my column. More...

Study challenges common myths about issues older workers face

Older workers learn more quickly and have more drive than some employers might believe, a new book co-authored by a University of Florida business professor finds.  More...