May 22, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

PROFILES IN PARADISE

Introducing the Paradise Coast to the world

As public relations and communications manager for the Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention and Visitors Bureau, JoNell Modys promotes the Paradise Coast to travel media around the world and also communicates with local media about the positiv More...

GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE

¦ The fourth annual Collier County Sheriff’s Office 5K Fun Run and Safety Fair takes off at 5:15 p.m. Friday, May 23, at the Golden Gate Community Center. More...

Memorial Day ceremony honors veterans

The Collier County Veterans Council presents the 2014 Memorial Day ceremony, co-hosted by Staff Sgt. Wilfred Vasquez, U.S. Army (Ret.), and Lt. Col. Robert Hartman, U.S. Army (Ret.), at 10 a.m. Monday, May 26, at Naples Memorial Gardens. More...

Memorial Day freebies for service members

Naples Botanical Garden and the Conservancy of Southwest Florida offer free admission to active and retired military service men and women in observance of Memorial Day. More...

THE 2014 NCH NURSING AWARDS

Jonathan Kling and Phil Dutcher More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

YOUNG COUNTRY

A HEADLINER AT 22, HUNTER HAYES REFLECTS ON A LIFETIME LOVE OF MUSIC

Plenty of artists say their whole world revolves around their music. With Hunter Hayes, it doesn’t sound like an exaggeration.  More...

NIFF summer screenings set for Silverspot

There’s something for everyone during the 2014 Naples International Film Festival’s Film Society Summer Series at Silverspot Cinema in Mercato.  More...

KidzAct presents ‘Camp Rock’

KidzAct, the youth theater program of The Naples Players, present’s Disney’s “Camp Rock: The Musical” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 23-24, and 2 p.m. More...

Historical society welcomes items of local significance

The Naples Historical Society is accepting donations of items of local historical significance for preservation and display in its new archival viewing center. A collection drive at the repository is set for 1-4 p.m. Saturday, May 24.  More...

The chromosome X dilemma

Women.  And I say that as a man.  The fact is, women really aren’t from Venus, and men really aren’t from Mars, as John Gray suggested in his best-selling 1992 book, “Men are from Mars, women are from Venus.”  H More...

College-bound Grace Place girls hit the Bargain Box

The Bargain Box thrift shop recently opened its doors to Grace Place for Children & Families’ soon-to-be high school graduates for a congratulatory complementary shopping trip. More...

Watch out for traffic deputies

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office traffic enforcement deputies will be posted the week of May 26-30:   Monday, May 26  Vanderbilt Beach Road and U.S. 41 North: Red-light running  Collier Boulevard and U.S. More...

Military museum observes Memorial Day

The Museum of Military Memorabilia at Naples Municipal Airport invites the public to celebrate Memorial Day Monday, May 26, at the museum in the commercial airline terminal at the south end of the airport along North Road.  More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ Naples Press Club members and guests will hear from Peggy Post, the great granddaughter-in-law of Emily Post, on Thursday, May 22, at the Hilton Naples. Ms. More...

Reminders of yesteryear at Rosy Tomorrows

It’s no secret — I love to sparkle — I’m all about glitter, cocktail parties, champagne and designer shoes that I cannot afford. More...

Business News

A sharing economy

The fast growth of sites such as Airbnb has given consumers options like never before but has also raised concerns about safety and fairness in the online marketplace

As an MBA student at Florida Gulf Coast University, Greg Knezevich is on a tight budget. So recently, he decided to sublet his house in the Naples neighborhood of Lake Park using a website called Airbnb. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

How dirty money is laundered

Dirty money is not old and worn paper currency. It is money that was earned through criminal activities.  More...

BUSINESS MEETINGS

¦ A Job Search Support Group meets from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Contact Karen Klukiewicz at kluk77@comcast.net or visit www.napleschamber.org.   More...