July 23, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Daylong clinic designed for youth football coaches

Coach Mike Wexler, founder of Skill Position Pride one-on-one coaching and instruction, hosts a daylong clinic for youth and middle school football coaches Sunday, Aug. 8, at the Community School of Naples. More...

Family picnic will celebrate LGBT victories

BeproudSWFL.com and the SWFL Rainbow Pages invite the public to a family picnic celebrating the Supreme Court’s decision on same-sex marriage, changes in gay adoption and other LGBT victories across the nation.  More...

Traffic deputies are on the road

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office traffic-enforcement deputies will be the week of July 27-31:  Monday, July 27  Collier and Triangle boulevards: Speeding  Airport-Pulling Road and Emerald Lakes Drive: Red-light More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Images of Time

Reality and strangeness collide in Bill McDowell’s photographs

INITIALLY, THE PHOTO LOOKS LIKE A TYPICAL small-town scene: a public clock on a street, at 10:10 in the morning. More...

Island Hopper Songwriter Fest names talent lineup

The second annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest along the beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel announced an illustrious lineup of talent.  More...

A novel full of laughs carries a theme that’s no joke

FLORIDA WRITERS

The boys are back.  More...

Museum seeks to unravel details of Jewish refugees’ lives

There’s a mystery brewing at the Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida, and staff invites the public to investigate.  More...

Friends of Foster Children Forever receives $50,000

Friends of Foster Children of Southwest Florida has changed its name to Friends of Foster Children Forever, a reflection of the nonprofit’s mission to provide educational tutoring and support no matter where a child is placed in the foster care More...

Seminar will help nonprofits learn how to think outside the box

Reservations are being taken for the sixth annual Thinking Outside the Box seminar for staff, board members and volunteers with local nonprofit organizations. The seminar will take place from 8:30 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ Pearls of Naples is a club for women offering monthly luncheons with speakers, excursions to local venues, theaters, art galleries and restaurants. More...

Just step inside the gate, please

THE DIVA DIARIES

I never thought I would say this, but I might be ready to live on the other side of the gate.  With apologies to those who call country club communities home, for most of my life I have vowed I’d reside in a pup tent before I’d move More...

Business News

Jobs up

Construction jobs are up 7.2 percent; even government jobs are up 1.1 percent

With a minimum wage at $8.05 per hour and a June unemployment rate of 5.5 percent in Florida, it’s no surprise that the job market appears robust in numbers released by the state’s Department of Economic Opportunity.  More...

Welcome to the world of securitization

MONEY & INVESTING

As I was dropping my twins off at their elementary school yesterday, I noticed another father dropping off his son wearing a T-shirt that said “PETA - People Eating Tasty Animals.” While I will not comment on the appropriateness of said T More...