January 16, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Photo excursions focus on capturing finest scenes from the Fakahatchee

The Friends of Fakahatchee and Naples photographer Dennis Goodman have teamed up to offer a new series of photo excursions into Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park. Each outing is limited to 12 participants and combines Mr. More...

Need help digging up your roots?

The Genealogical Society of Collier County and the Collier County Public Library present “Researching Surnames in German-language Regions of Europe,” a free program by Roger Minert, Ph.D., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. More...

Artists show their concerns for clean local water

In an effort to raise awareness of the fragility of the local water supply and threats to it posed by proposed oil exploration and drilling, Arsenault Gallery in Crayton Cove hosts an art show featuring several renowned artists Jan. 22-31. More...

First glimpse at two antiques shows will benefit David Lawrence Center

Antiques aficionados and collectors can have a sneak peek at two upcoming shows by attending preview parties to benefit the David Lawrence Center & Foundation. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The Naples Woman’s Club is selling raffle tickets for four prize packages to raise money for its philanthropic causes. Tickets are $25 each, three for $50 or eight for $100. The prize packages are:  More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Looking for some nerve

Lee MacDougall talks witches, flying monkeys and bringing a fresh take to being a cowardly lion

FEAR’S A FUNNY THING.  A tightrope walker might work with aplomb, with no net, yet be deathly afraid of spiders.  Actor Lee MacDougall can perform in front of large audiences with ease, but don’t ask him to mingle with 100 stran More...

Art show celebrates the natural Florida

The 16th annual Wildlife and Wildlands Art Show at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park brings more than 20 painters, photographers and other artists to the park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. More...

There’s much to love in Florida Rep’s ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’

ARTS COMMENTARY

If there are any murderers more adorable than the Brewster sisters, Abby and Martha, I’d be hard pressed to name them.  Spending time with these two sweet spinsters in “Arsenic and Old Lace” is like visiting your favorite aunts More...

Services expanding for neglected, battered children

Youth Haven, Collier County’s sole emergency shelter for abandoned and abused children and young adults, has broadened its scope to more thoroughly treat the causes and effects of child abuse.  More...

Photo

Members and staff at Quail Creek Country Club recently celebrated the reopening of the renovated Creek Course. More...

Where there’s smoke, there’s sometimes a controlled burn

Weather permitting, prescribed fires managed by Rookery Bay National Estaurine Research Reserve will commence each day Saturday through Wednesday, Jan. 18-22, around 9 a.m. More...

Health-care expert, Heritage Foundation president to address Speakers Assembly

The Speakers Assembly of Southwest Florida welcomes Thomas Zenty III, president and CEO of University Hospitals Health Systems in Cleveland, as guest speaker on Saturday, Jan. 24, at Quail West Country Club.  More...

Keep up with plans for new city park

The public is encouraged to learn more about and provide input regarding plans for the city of Naples’ Gordon River Park. More...

GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE

¦ Angels Undercover presents “Sip & Putt” from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, at Grey Oaks Country Club. More...

Business News

Citrus industry in jeopardy

The race is on to stop HLB before it destroys Florida’s signature crop

Jim English has tended to citrus groves most of his adult life. His grandfather started the family business in the late 1800s. More...

It’s not too late to resolve to fix your finances

MONEY & INVESTING

If new year’s resolutions were ever so easily accomplished, then there would be little need for the psychological uplift attached to Jan. 1. More...

Chocolatier, jewelry design share Business Hall of Fame honor

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will induct chocolatier Norman Love and jewelry designer Mark Loren into the 2014 Business of Hall of Fame, Lee County, on Thursday evening, April 17, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa.  More...