July 11, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

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 July 15-19: ¦ Monday, July 15  • Golden Gate Parkway and  Livingston Road: Red-light More...

Free car seat safety checks

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office can help ensure your child is safely secured in your vehicle(s) through its free car seat inspection service.  Florida law requires parents to use a child restraint system. More...

Here’s the ticket: Travel abroad with FCGU

The Renaissance Academy of Florida Gulf Coast University has sponsored more than 20 conciergestyle excursions abroad over the past 10 years. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

True Confessions

Phil Jason tells all about life in the fast lane as Florida Weekly’s book critic

So many books, so little time” is the credo emblazoned on one of my sweat-shirts. Isn’t that the truth? Among my favorite T-shirts is “Lead me not into temptation … especially bookstores.” More...

A summer high: ‘La Traviata’ at the movies

The Metropolitan Opera’s “Live in HD” summer encore series wraps up with “La Traviata” in movie theaters across the country Wednesday evening, July 17. More...

Gulfshore Playhouse sets the stage for debut of New Works Festival

Three new plays have been selected as the focus of Gulfshore Playhouse’s inaugural New Works Festival. A team of professional actors and directors will work with the playwrights Aug. More...

Naples chamber announces new president and CEO

John Cox has been named president and CEO of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce and its affiliated Leadership Collier Foundation and The Partnership for Collier’s Future Economy, effective Aug. 19.  More...

Friday night fun on tap for teens

Especially for middle and high school students, Hot Summer Nights is part of the Collier County Sheriff’s Office SUMMERfest lineup of fun for Collier County children of all ages. More...

Brush up on your driving skills

The AARP offers driver safety classes to help drivers learn new traffic laws, refresh their driving skills and reduce their risk for tickets and accidents. Drivers over age 55 become eligible for a discount on auto insurance.  More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The Naples Garden Club recently awarded several fellowship and community grants for 2013.  More...

Business News

Local brews

Craft beer makers work to keep up with growing demand

When Will Lawson moved down to Naples from Michigan in 2003, he missed his craft beers. He missed being able to plop down on a barstool and order some local and whimsical brew. More...

Lift the yolk off business in order to increase the GDP

MONEY & INVESTING

In the next two to three years, it will be quite interesting to see how (and if) the U.S. More...

BUSINESS MEETINGS

¦ The East Naples Merchants Association meets for Business After Business at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 11, at Physicians Regional-Collier Boulevard. For more information, call 435-9410 or 643-3600 or visit www.eastnaplesmerchantsassoc.com.   More...