February 7, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Scanner can detect fake IDs at events where alcohol is sold

Drug Free Collier offers free loaners

In 2011, alcohol compliance checks conducted by the Collier County Sheriff’s Office and the Division of Alcoholic Beverage and Tobacco cited 60 locations for selling alcohol to a minor.  More...

Summer driver education classes set

Collier County Public Schools will offer driver education classes this summer at Gulf Coast High School and Barron Collier High School. More...

Watch out for traffic deputies

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 Feb. 11-15:   More...

Jeweler ‘rocks’ around town as well as at Mercato

Next time you’re visiting an art gallery, a restaurant, a shop or another destination in Naples, or simply strolling down the avenue, keep an eye out for a distinctively decorated rock and you could win a precious or semi-precious gemstone from More...

Men and women of faith present an evening with Teresa Tomeo

The women of Faith & Wine team up with the men of Faith & Ale to present author and syndicated radio host Teresa Tomeo with “Bringing America Back to Life” from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at St. More...

Governor Scott pushes ‘Finish in Four’ tuition plan

Gov. Rick Scott’st s push to keep tuition low includess a new twist subudget submitted with his budget for the coming fiscal year,ar, which begins July 1. More...

Kayakers get ready, get set for Paradise Coast Paddling Festival

The Paradise Coast Paddlers Club hosts the eighth annual Paradise Coast Paddling Festival Saturday and Sunday, April 13-14, at Capri Fish House on Isles of Capri Boulevard in Naples.  More...

‘Empowering Women’ programs continue

BMO Private Bank invites Collier County women to attend the remaining two five-week series of motivational programs in its inaugural “Empowering Women & Creating Community” series.  More...

Walk for Make-A-Wish children, pedal for Florida amputees

¦ “Walk for Wishes,” the annual 5K run/walk to benefit Make-A-Wish Southern Florida is set for Saturday, March 16 at Florida Gulf Coast University. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. and race start is at 8:30 a.m. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

A CLASSIC COMEDY OF MANNERS

Gulfshore Playhouse brings Oscar Wilde’s ‘Earnest’ to life

PERUSING THE CAST LIST FOR GULFSHORE PLAYhouse’s latest offering, the classic Oscar Wilde comedy of manners, “The Importance of Being Earnest,” everything looks to be in order:  William Connell as John Worthing, the respectable More...

Chamber blues: Unusual music at the intersection of classical and blues

Ask blues musician/composer Corky Siegel about chamber blues, the unusual style of music he writes and plays, and he’ll tell you it’s all about juxtaposition.  More...

Programs about art and for artists offered at The von Liebig center

“ART Connects,” a series of programs presented by the Naples Art Association that explore the power of creativity, continues as follows at The von Liebig Art Center. Here’s what’s coming up:  More...

Don’t be a Valentine’s Day lonely heart

Valentine’s Day is the time of year when singles are hyper aware of their aloneness. If you’re single and don’t want to be, however, you don’t have to be. Ever again. I mean it. More...

One doesn’t have to be the loneliest number on Valentine’s Day

If you’re reading this on Valentine’s Day, then you have your work cut out for you for the future, but for today, you are alone — and nothing can make you feel less loved than being alone on the most lovey-dovey day and night of the More...

Car seat safety inspections in Immokalee

Kohl’s Kids Safety Program and Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida will conduct free car seat safety inspections from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Feb. 8, at the Redlands Christian Migrant Association, 402 W. Main St. More...

Gear up for AARP driver safety courses

The AARP offers safe driving classes designed to reduce a driver’s risk for accidents and tickets. The classes serve as a refresher course and also present information about changes in Florida laws. More...

‘Tebow fever’ is about to hit town

With the Super Bowl in our rearview mirrors, it might seem like football is behind us, but “Tebow fever” is just beginning in Naples.  More...

‘Celebration of Reading’ returns

Bill O’Reilly, Andrea Beaty among this year’s guest authors

Former Florida Gov. More...

Husband-and-wife archaeologists will be guests of Beth Tikvah

Beth Tikvah of Naples welcomes Bernard and Fran Alpert for a discussion about their new book “Archaeology and the Biblical Record” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11.  More...

Elections supervisors offer scholarship

The Collier County Supervisor of Elections Office is accepting applications for the 2013 Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections Jimmy Whitehouse Scholarship, which awards $1,200 to eligible Florida residents enrolled or accepted as ful More...

Collier County Museum holds open house

The Collier County Museum hosts “Fossils and Friends,” an open house from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Craighead Lab in the main museum at the Collier County Government Complex.  More...

Design center showcases newest in home furnishings and décor

Learn about the latest trends in home décor and furnishings, color, lighting and more during Miromar Design Center’s 2013 Home Design Show Thursday- Saturday, Feb. 14-16. Highlights include:   More...

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Daughter dresses up her parents’ business

YOU COULD SAY EVELYN & ARTHUR WAS born of a need. When Evelyn Lewis retired to Florida, she discovered she simply didn’t have a thing to wear. Fortunately for Mrs. Lewis, her husband, Arthur, had been in the garment business in New York. More...

A portfolio that stands strong despite the economic weather

MONEY & INVESTING

Recent investment banter heard from trustees for pension and other large institutional funds sounds so much the same.  “Our consultants (or managers) feel that the U.S. 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...