April 25, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Congregations unite for PFLAG convocation

More than a dozen clergy from area temples and churches will join with a community choir and several soloists to celebrate diversity and understanding at the sixth annual PFLAG Interfaith Convocation at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at St. More...

Contest calls for ‘Best’educators and events

Johnsonville Sausage has launched its “Best of US” contest, a nationwide call to identify individuals, groups and events that reflect the American spirit. More...

Naples Concert Band scholarships awarded

The Naples Concert Band recognized student members and announced its annual scholarship recipients at its final concert of the band’s 41st season on Sunday, April 14. More...

Nonprofits earn League Club grants

The League Club recently awarded more than $200,000 in grants from its Community Trust Fund to 31 nonprofit agencies. This is the 27th year for the club to local efforts to improve the quality of life for residents of Collier and Lee counties. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The Naples Woman’s Club announces plans for the second annual Naples Kitchen Tour showcasing kitchens in Port Royal area homes where prominent Naples restaurant chefs will offer their finest gourmet samplings. More...

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From backup singer to headliner, Arnold McCuller moves ‘with grace and authenticity’

LIFE’S BUSY FOR ARNOLD MCCULLER.  “Lots of stuff going on these days,” he said recently from his Los Angeles home. “It’s all good.”  More...

Soap stars step into TheatreZone spotlight

Soap stars and real-life husband and wife Jim and Kassie DePaiva (Max and Blair from “One Life to Live”) star in TheatreZone’s season finale, the Broadway musical “110 in the Shade,” running May 2-12 at the G&L Theat More...

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¦ THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 9 P.M. Doc Martin Season 3 Happily Ever After Martin and Louisa’s wedding day finally arrives but is everyone and everything ready? More...

Plans announced for Moorings Park at Grey Oaks

Plans have been announced for Moorings Park at Grey Oaks, a retirement community that represents a collaboration between two long-time, well-known real estate names in Naples and Collier County.  More...

Tamiami Trail opened 85 years ago

Join the fun at Everglades City celebration

Collier County Museums celebrates the 85th anniversary of the opening of the Tamiami Trail on Saturday, April 27, in Everglades City. More...

Special felines need extra-special ‘Cozy Care’

All of the orphaned pets at Humane Society Naples deserve attention, but a few felines that need extra love belong to the Cozy Care Cat Club. More...

Wine Tasters add fourth recipient to benefit from ‘Cheers for Charity’

The fourth annual Wine Tasters of Naples “Cheers for Charity” at Olde Cypress Country Club raised money for Youth Haven, St. More...

Garden collects canned goods for food pantry

Help stock the food pantry run by Jewish Family and Community Services of Southwest Florida by brining a nonperishable donation to Naples Botanical Garden on Saturday, April 27. Donors will enjoy $5 off the cost of Garden admission.  More...

Sign up for a safe-driving refresher

The AARP offers classes to help older drivers refresh their driving skills and reduce their risk for tickets and accidents. Drivers older than 55 become eligible for a discount on auto insurance.  More...

You’ll love this gem of a story

A series of random events placed Naples resident Shelly Aristizabal in the ladies’ room at the Norman Love Chocolate Salon, where she discovered a rock worth $250 in gemstones or store credit at Mark Loren Designs. More...

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Portable restrooms sitting on an upswing in construction, outdoor crowds

Like taxis, portable restrooms come in a multitude of colors and serve a public that relies on them, sometimes desperately, other times begrudgingly. More...

EU’s little problem becomes worldwide mess

MONEY & INVESTING

As most know by now, the devastation in gold’s price was started by the collective decision of the ECB, the European Commission, and the International Monetary Fund (nicknamed the “Troika”) to force the little country of Cyprus to s More...

Students can apply for CEO Academy

Entrepreneurial teens are invited to apply for CEO Academy, a one-week summer camp presented by Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida in partnership with the Lutgert College of Business at Florida Gulf Coast University.  CEO Academy takes plac More...