June 12, 2014 RSS feed / Top News

Immokalee Foundation staff and students build community

Since its inception more than 20 years ago, The Immokalee Foundation and its staff have been dedicated to strengthening the Immokalee community and fostering a brighter future for its youth through programs that provide students with the opportunity More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Classic oil cans make great gifts for car lovers

Men like cars, so plan to give a Father’s Day gift of a piece of automobilia. Can’t afford a full-size car? Try one of today’s most popular collectibles, a vintage motor oil can. More...

Absentee/mail ballots available now for Congressional District 19 election

The deadline for Collier County residents to request a mail-in ballot for the upcoming special general election for U.S. Congressional District 19 is 5 p.m. More...

GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE

¦ The Franklin Templeton Shootout summer series of golf tournaments continues on the following Saturdays: 9 a.m. June 14, Pelican Preserve; 9 a.m. July 12, The Colony; 9 a.m. Aug. 16, Raptor Bay; 9 a.m. Sept. 27, Hammock Bay; and 1 p.m. Oct. More...

Donor invests $300K in PACE Collier

Where in the Naples area can you go to gaze upon and partake of such beautiful smells as the Angel Scent Bamboo, White Birds of Paradise and Dwarf Buddha Belly? The answer may surprise you: The PACE Center for Girls in Immokalee. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

Brian Regan

Stand-up comic brings his observational humor to the BB Mann

MIX THE OBSERVATIONAL HUMOR OF JERRY Seinfeld with the goofiness of Jim Carrey and the clean language of a Boy Scout, and you have the stand-up comedy of Brian Regan. Mr. Regan will perform at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall at 7 p.m. More...

The Turtles happy to still be together

When the Turtles recorded “Happy Together,” it looked like it might be the group’s last hurrah.  More...

BEACH READING

‘The Fights on the Little Horn: Unveiling the Mysteries of Custer’s Last Stand’

By Gordon Harper (Casemate Books, $32.95)   More...

Parrot Heads: Birds of a feather 'phlock' together for 'phun,' philanthropy

Around the country, devotees of a man born on Christmas Day gather regularly to perform acts of charity and to share a common communion marked by celebratory music and special beverages.  More...

Tories and troublemakers

For a long time, people in the United States have been protesting — this, that or the other thing.  So for a long time, we’ve elevated the venerable traditions of whining, complaining and troublemaking to the status of moral virtues. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The Naples Civitan Club meets at noon on the first Wednesday of every month at Perkins on Pine Ridge Road. The service club focuses on assisting people with developmental disabilities. More...

Flag Day ceremony will include proper retirement of worn flags

The Collier County Veterans Council, Naples Airport Authority, Boy Scouts of America-Alligator District, the Museum of Military Memorabilia and the Collier County Freedom Memorial Task Force host a Flag Day ceremony Saturday evening, June 14, at the More...

Public forums set for school board race

The Southwest Florida Citizens Alliance urges Collier County voters to be informed about the 2014 Collier County School Board elections.  More...

Spirit Day celebrations to mark Edison College name change

July 1 will mark the start of a new era as Edison State College officially becomes Florida SouthWestern State College. To celebrate, the college is hosting FSW Spirit Day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Hodges University to offer Health Informatics certificate program this fall

The School of Allied Health at Hodges University announced that it will offer a graduate certificate in health informatics beginning with the fall 2014 term. More...

Pure Naples expands in Fort Myers

Longtime attraction and Tin City business Pure Naples will open its second location at The Marina at Edison Ford in downtown Fort Myers. Many of the adventures available at the Naples location will be available at the new Fort Myers location. More...

Business News

Reality TV kings

Local production house looks to make stars out of business owners

They’re ad men, these guys Chuck and Frank, last names Ardezzone and Monti. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Most paths to wealth require hard work and sacrifice

Many in the U.S. and around the world strive to achieve wealth. They ponder how to best create affluence. 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...