July 16, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

How much does that doggie in the window weigh?

ROOTED IN NAPLES

My fellow Neapolitans: Humane Society Naples has a problem that only we can solve.  It’s Chihuahuas.  More...

Traffic deputies are on the road

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office traffic-enforcement deputies will be the week of July 20-24:  Monday, July 20  Golden Gate Parkway and 70th Street S.W.: Speeding  Thomasson Drive and Lombardy Lane: Speeding&nbs More...

Rotary scholarships help students ‘learn to earn’

In its first year, the Learn2Earn scholarship program of Rotary Club of Naples has awarded financial aid to 21 local high school graduates and adults. More...

The best roadster you don’t have the guts to buy

BEHIND THE WHEEL

There is a major difference between a car that you love, and one that you will pay to have in your driveway. The Mazda MX-5 Miata is a prime example of this paradox. More...

Where is your nonprofit in its life cycle?

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence at Hodges University and the Community Foundation of Collier County present “Understanding the Nonprofit Life Cycle,” a workshop for board members and staff that will help them identify where their nonp More...

Love, sparkle and merriment: What every wedding is made of

THE DIVA DIARIES

Nothing captures a diva’s fancy more than a wedding. It combines all of my favorite things: love, sparkle and merriment. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

Theatre Conspiracy ’s 2015-2016 season

Women Playwrights Make Up 100 Percent of Theatre Conspiracy’s Upcoming Season

Just call it the year penned by women. Bill Taylor, founder and producing artistic director of Theatre Conspiracy, likes to read theater magazines and articles online. More...

Deadheads grateful to catch tribute band in Naples

The Grateful Dead may have packed it in for good earlier this month after celebrating the band’s 50th anniversary with a series of concerts in Chicago, but local Deadheads can still celebrate the counterculture of the ’60s and ’70s More...

Undercover vigilantes and lovers yield killer thriller romance

FLORIDA WRITERS

The premise of Lena Diaz’s new romantic thriller is something I’ve come across before: After the U.S. More...

‘Love is just love,’ marriage planner says

Sue Totterdale was delighted when Florida legalized same-sex marriage in January.  “I was tickled. I was glad that they got their civil rights. I think love is just love. I’m tickled to death about it. More...

Have a piece of the landmark pier for $100

Neapolitans who love local history have the opportunity to purchase planks from the landmark Naples Pier, which was closed last week for renovations. More...

Collier corporal honored as nation’s top D.A.R.E. officer

Cpl. Ken Vila of the Collier County Sheriff’s Office has been named 2015 D.A.R.E. Officer of the Year by D.A.R.E. America. The national award is in recognition of Cpl. More...

What’s in your teen’s bedroom?

Looks can be deceiving, especially in a typical teenager’s bedroom. More...

Nonprofits welcome summertime donations, volunteer manpower

As the heat and humidity of summer bear down, the need for volunteers and donations goes up at nonprofit organizations throughout the community. If you have time and/or treasure to share, you might find just the right outlet here.  More...

Free seminar to help nonprofits tell their story

Nonprofit organizations in Collier County are encouraged to mark their calendars for “Telling the Story,” the sixth annual Thinking Outside the Box seminar presented by Sue Huff of E. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ Pi Beta Phi alumnae in Naples, Bonita Springs and Marco Island are invited to socialize from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, July 16, at the Admiralty Point West clubhouse on the beach at 2300 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. Naples. The group will meet again from 5-7 p.m. More...

Business News

Getting to know you

Companies use personality profiles to improve communication skills among employees

It’s not what you know, it’s who you know — and more importantly how well you know them. More...

Why just one currency wouldn’t be so great

MONEY & INVESTING

Traveling in Europe really makes you appreciate all of the great things we take for granted here in the U.S. More...