January 15, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Parents, seniors can learn about financial aid for college

Parents of Collier County Public Schools high school seniors are invited to learn about college financial aid at several upcoming programs. Students are encouraged to accompany their parents.  More...

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Hester Bateman, a metal-working pioneer

In 18th-century England, most women married when young, had children and learned to cook, take care of the house and children, make textiles or at least create bedding or clothing, and be her husband’s helper when needed. More...

ALUMNI NEWS

¦ Finch College of New York City welcomes all alumni to join reunion activities in Naples Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 4-5. Plans include luncheons, tours, museum visits and dinner. More...

Junior Achievement partners with Over the Edge for thrilling rappelling fundraiser

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is partnering with Over the Edge USA to provide a signature rappelling event on Valentine’s Day, Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. More...

New photo gallery reveals more local history

It’s hard to argue that one of the benefits of being a tourist is the chance to experience unfamiliar traditions. In the early part of the 20th century, Naples was little more than a small fishing village with one big, elegant hotel. More...

GRAND OPENING FOR RESIDENCES AT MERCATO SALES GALLERY

1. Charlie Hanse tries out the interactive screen 2. Jo Carter and Tony Cologero 3. Blanche Cyr and Paul Koch 4. Bob Ryan, Judy Green and Daniel Bell 5. The Residences at Mercato development, design and sales team 6. Mike Hoyt, Kurt Lutgert, Erik More...

Thomas Riley Studio:

A touch of Versailles in Naples, art that makes its mark and the man who keeps it all together

HOMEOWNERS WHO CRAVE ART AND FURNISHINGS with histories and creative backstories know one of Naples’ best-kept art and fine furnishings secrets: Thomas Riley Studio. And the studio’s fame isn’t limited to just Naples. More...

‘ Farmhouse Modern’

IF EVER THERE WAS A DESIGN BOOK THAT MAKES YOU WANT TO flee Naples, buy a farm and set down roots in the country, it’s “Farmhouse Modern” by incomparable designer Terry John Woods. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

All about that Kate

Bassist comes to Davis Art Center

FOR MUSICIAN/SINGER/SONGwriter Kate Davis, it literally is all about that bass… and then some. She remembers hearing Meghan Trainor’s infectiously poppy hit on the radio this past summer, while visiting her family in Portland, Ore. More...

TheatreZone celebrates 10th anniversary with Broadway superstar performances

Broadway and television star Megan Hilty will be making a stop in Naples Jan. 23-24 at TheatreZone’s G&L Theater at the Community School of Naples.  More...

ARTS COMMENTARY

‘One Slight Hitch’ not quite a love match at Fla Rep

Courney’s getting hitched.  She never considered herself the marrying type, but on this summer day in 1981, she’s marrying Harper, an uptight, obsessively polite, clean-cut Republican.  Courney’s on the rebound from Ryan&h More...

Mental health conference calls on all concerned

Florida’s mental health need is great, but the funding isn’t. And though Florida spends far less than the national average on mental health, that doesn’t mean Floridians don’t care. More...

PROFILES IN PARADISE

PR guru dedicated to bringing arts and culture to Naples

David Drobis a great example of someone who makes a true commitment to achieving a worthwhile goal. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The Naples Italian American Foundation has a full schedule of programs, dinners and other activities at its newly renovated and expanded headquarters at 7035 Airport-Pulling Road (corner of Orange Blossom Road). More...

GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE

¦ The 2015 Baby Basics Walking Challenge steps out Saturday morning, Jan. 24, at North Collier Regional Park. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. and the walk starts at 9:30 a.m. More...

Jewish Family & Community Services meets grant challenge for new senior center

Jewish Family & Community Services is set to expand its senior center this month to 6,800 square feet thanks to grants from the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation, Patty and Jay Baker, the Brookedale Foundation and others.  More...

Annual meeting, photo contest and love are in the air for Friends of Lovers Key

The Friends of Lovers Key has a lot going on these days, from the organization’s annual meeting to a photo contest to its popular Valentine’s Day celebration. More...

DIRK ANDERSON

… embraces the gray areas of décor

DIRK ANDERSON HAS BEEN A RESIDENTIAL designer for the past 31 years. This creative individual works in different styles, and above all, takes who his client is into consideration when selecting décor that meets that client’s tastes. More...

The mother of makeovers

Romance meets luxury in North Naples

Each month, LUXE Living features a makeover story giving readers pause to wonder, “How did they do that?” This month, our cover story home could be called the mother of all makeovers — resulting in one of Naples’ finest exampl More...

Chic Quail West model inspired by a classic actress

Clive Daniel Home recently completed installing furnishings for a custom model by McGarvey Custom Homes in Quail West. More...

GALLERY NEWS

¦ Galerie du Soleil 393 Broad Ave. S. 417-3450; galeriedusoleil.com • 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21 Opening rcception for “Nouveau 2015” A celebration of new works, new artists and the new season. Call the above number to RSVP by Jan. More...

Business News

Remodelers are bustling

And good help is hard to find

At a new housing development in Bonita Springs, under a sparkling blue and white winter sky, Jose Miranda worked with apprentice installer Eddie Patino to put in garage doors. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

The divvy is important in equity investing

There are many different ways to sort the universe of the thousands upon thousands of U.S. and foreign stocks.  More...

Clubhouse underway at Artesia Naples

WCI Communities has started construction on the clubhouse at Artesia Naples, WCI’s 261-acre master-planned community located between Marco Island beaches and Fifth Avenue South in Naples.  More...