April 9, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Easter egg hunt at Waterside Shops

Spring finery and fun was out in force at Waterside Shops for the center’s annual Easter egg hunt and family fun day. More...

Got tickets or fines? Pay in full April 18

If you have an overdue traffic ticket, court fine or fee in Collier County, you could save up to 32 percent by paying in full between 9 a.m. More...

Find out about summer camps

Learn about summer activities to keep the kids busy and happy when Mercato hosts its first Summer Camp Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, April 12. The event offers a one-stop opportunity for parents and children to sign up for summer fun.  More...

Blessing the fleet at Naples Bay

Sunny skies and smooth seas prevailed over Naples Bay when more than two dozen vessels took part in the Naples Sailing & Yacht Club annual fleet review and blessing of the fleet.   More...

Where talking about death is the norm, not taboo

Death may not be proud, but it makes for great conversation, especially over tea and cake.  More...

ALUMNI NEWS

¦ The Naples chapter of Sigma Chi alumnae meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, April 10, and Friday, May 8, at The Club Pelican Bay. The Fort Myers chapter meets from noon to 1 p.m. More...

Bound for The Masters, packing a par for fashion

THE DIVA DIARIES

Having attended social events on the regular for the better part of the past 15 years, I’ve gotten pretty adept at knowing what to wear to various functions, and I usually do a fairly decent job at interpreting what to wear for others. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

The Diary of Anne Frank

Lab Theater produces a classic about the Holocaust

“In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.” — Anne Frank   DIRECTOR ANNETTE TROSSBACH AND HER cast just can’t get through a rehearsal of “The Diary of Anne Frank” without so More...

It’s steampunk time at Koreshan

Do you have a monocle?  Because you should really have a monocle for this.  And jodhpurs, of the British colonial variety. No one will take you seriously if you arrive without your monocle and jodhpurs.  More...

It’s true: ‘The Liar’ is big-time fun

ARTS COMMENTARY

God’s honest truth, “The Liar” is one of the best productions you’ll see all season.  A lighthearted frolic, it’s fun, entertaining and silly, yet devilishly clever, too.  More...

Businesses, city officials part ways over Central Avenue

Naples City Council and local business owners are battling it out over proposed changes to Central Avenue in downtown that businesses claim will exacerbate traffic problems and block access to many of their storefronts.  More...

Orthopedic surgeon lends helping hands in Haiti

PROFILES IN PARADISE

One of the greatest challenges with health care in Haiti is that people don’t have the resources to pay for even the most basic of medical needs. More...

Public comments assigned a time at Collier school board meetings

Effective at the next Collier County School Board regular meeting Tuesday, April 14, and going forward, the time for public comments at board meetings will begin at 5:30 p.m.  Public comment request cards are required and can be filled out onlin More...

Consider a night at the museum

Looking for a venue for a business meeting, class or special occasion such as a wedding or famiy reunion? Consider one of the Collier County museums. More...

Family fun hoops tourney headed this way

Naples will host the only Gus Macker 3-on-3 basketball tournament in Florida this summer. More...

PFLAG plans eighth annual interfaith service

The eighth annual PFLAG Interfaith Convocation will bring together groups and individuals of all religious and spiritual faiths at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 19, at Naples United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Road. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The Gulf Breeze Button Club, whose members collect and study antique clothing buttons, meets at 11:30 a.m. the first Tuesday of every month at the Golden Gate Community Center, 4701 Golden Gate Parkway. The next meeting is May 5. More...

Business News

The view from the roof

Long days under the hot sun pay off in SWFL

It's really no problem finding work as a roofer these days. Not if you can do it with and emphasis on "if." More...

Simple takeaways for a happy financial life

MONEY & INVESTING

An ongoing, repetitive theme of this column has been to right order your financial priorities. Most people worry about investment portfolio and disregard several much more important financial decisions.  More...

SCORE a free counseling session with local business experts

SCORE Naples volunteer counselors offer their free quarterly business mentoring sessions from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 18. Participants must choose from among the mentors listed below to reserve a time slot. More...