June 20, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Keep an eye on the road for traffic cops

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office deputies will be posted for traffic enforcement details June 24-26:  Monday, June 24   ¦ Santa Barbara Boulevard and Coronado Parkway: Aggressive driving  ¦ Pine Ridge and Airpo More...

Free program will cover grant writing

Representatives of area nonprofits are invited to a free presentation about grants from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 25, in the Science & Technology Building at Hodges University, 2655 Northbrooke Drive.  More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Naplesbased captains have ties to ‘Man of Steel’

THE OCEAN WAS SO ROUGH THAT SOME MEMBERS OF THE FILM CREW WERE puking over the side of the boat as the vessel creaked and rocked precariously, 30-foot-high waves flooding the deck.  And Capt. More...

Bob Rauschenberg Gallery director announces retirement

PAINTERS SAY THAT AN IMPORTANT PART OF THEIR CRAFT is knowing when to stop, when to step back and put down the brush.  The temptation is to keep fiddling with it, but you have to know when the work is done.  Ron Bishop has reached that poin More...

‘Man of Steel’

REVIEW

It was cause for excitement when it was announced Christopher Nolan (“The Dark Knight” trilogy) would be involved in the development of the Superman reboot “Man of Steel.” Conversely, it was cause for dread when Zack Snyder ca More...

Summertime, and the temptations for teens are many

As summer gets into full swing, students, teachers and parents alike are enjoying a break from the action-packed school year. More...

Friday-night fun is free for teens

Especially for middle and high school students, Hot Summer Nights is part of the Collier County Sheriff ’s Office SUMMERfest lineup of activities for Collier County children of all ages. Hot Summer Nights take place from 6-9 p.m. More...

Hertz HQ headed to Naples, temporarily

The Hertz Corp., which announced in May it would move its world headquarters to Southwest Florida from New Jersey, has chosen office space in Naples’ Fifth Third Center for its temporary worldwide headquarters. More...

From news to novels and nonfiction

Marco Island residents and authors Don Farmer and Tom Williams, both former journalists, are on tap to share stories about their forays into writing at IberiaBank “In the Round” presentations.  On Wednesday, June 26, the program wil More...

Business News

To franchise or not?

Businesses ponder the issue

GRANT PHELAN WOULD LIKE PINCHERS Crab Shack to be synonymous with thoughts of Florida. Outback Steakhouse built its restaurant chain on the premise of a continent. He figures his family can do the same with seafood in the Sunshine State. More...

When equity and bond markets stumble

MONEY & INVESTING

When equity and bond markets falter or move erratically, investors take pause. Their confidence is eroded and their view of the world is brought into doubt. More...

BUSINESS MEETINGS

¦ The next Business After Five networking event for members and guests of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at Tiburon Golf Course. Cost is $8 for members, $25 for others. More...