February 6, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Woman’s club has sale and boutique

The Naples Woman’s Club hosts a community flea market and boutique from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at its headquarters at 570 Park St. in downtown. More...

Vintage Ford Tri-Motor cleared for landing at Naples airport

Members of the public can take an airborne jaunt back in time in the world’s first mass-produced commercial airliner when the Experimental Aircraft Association’s 1929 Ford Tri-Motor comes in for a landing at the Naples Municipal Airport o More...

Documentary traces wild orchids in Manitoba polar bear country

When “Wild Orchid Man” Stig Dalström isn’t traveling the world in search of orchids or in Bhutan advising its government on the creation of the Bhutanese Botanical Gardens, he’s at home in Southwest Florida, inspiring others a More...

GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE

¦ Susan G. Komen Southwest Florida teams up with Bowland and HeadPinz to raise funds for breast cancer research with Bowling for the Cure at Bowland locations in Naples, Cape Coral and Port Charlotte on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 9. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

Opera CIRCUS

RUN AWAY TO OPERA NAPLES’ GALA AND ‘I PAGLIACCI’

OPERA ENTHUSIASTS AND NEWCOMers alike will thrill to the sights and sounds of “I Pagliacci” when Opera Naples presents the tragic tale of jealousy and adultery that revolutionized opera in Italy in the early 1890s.  More...

It’s show time for fledgling theater troupe

What worked for Mickey Rooney’s character “Andy Hardy” in the samename film series is also working for the founders of the Let’s Put On A Show Productions community theater group in Golden Gate.  More...

A new look for the UAC

United Arts Council unveils several changes

The United Arts Council of Collier County has unveiled a new brand and updates to its marketing materials. The new logo features vivid colors and includes the acronym, UAC. More...

Naples Winter Wine Festival raises $13.5 million for Collier children

Total for 14 years tops $123.5 million

Collier County’s at-risk and underprivileged children always are the biggest winners at the Naples Winter Wine Festival, but this year’s charity fundraiser outdid itself.  More...

North Naples rummage sale set

Used but still useful household items, clothing, toys, books and more will be priced to sell when North Naples United Methodist Church holds a rummage sale Friday and Saturday, Feb. 14-15. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. More...

The Arts and Alzheimer’s series continues

Documentary screening, panel discussion set for Feb. 17

People challenged with Alzheimer’s and their caretakers and loved ones are invited to a screening and panel discussion of the documentary film “I Remember Better When I Paint,” part of the Arts and Alzheimer’s series presented More...

Empty Bowls soup lunch sets a new record

The eighth annual Empty Bowls soup lunch at Cambier Park set a new record by raising $60,000 for the Harry Chapin Food Bank. Almost 3,000 people gathered in the park on Jan. More...

Workshops deliver the dirt on growing in Southwest Florida

The Collier County Master Gardeners winter/spring series of workshops continues from 10-11:30 a.m. Thursdays at Unity of Naples, 2000 Unity Way off Davis Boulevard. All are welcome. More...

Weekend in the Garden

Dogs and gnomes come out to play

Naples Botanical Garden hosts its fifth annual Dog Day in the Garden from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ Scott Campbell, market CEO of Physicians Regional Healthcare System, will be the guest speaker at the luncheon meeting of the Naples Press Club on Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Hilton Naples. Guests are welcome.  More...

Business News

Employee wellness

Companies spend on health programs to keep costs down

With an increasing emphasis on longer work days, shorter lunch hours and 24/7 accessibility, the modern-day workplace is a picture of poor health. More...

Plan your estate, no matter what the size of your assets

MONEY & INVESTING

Whether you are wealthy or not, you need a basic estate plan. You need a plan that gives directions for distributions of your assets upon death and gives authority to make financial and medical decision making should you become incapacitated.  More...

Six-week class can assist emerging entrepreneurs

The Goodwill Southwest Florida MicroEnterprise Institute welcomes emerging entrepreneurs to sign up for its Naples class that will be held over six weeks beginning Tuesday, Feb. 11, at Barron Collier High School. More...