September 10, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Acura RLX aims for the top shelf

BEHIND THE WHEEL

This is a car that always provides a snappy response when driving with friends. They’ll comment on the quick acceleration, and you’ll tell them it’s an efficient hybrid. More...

Inaugural expo showcases ways to get involved

The Leadership Collier Foundation Alumni Association and United Way of Collier County invite the public to learn more about how they can help as volunteers, advocates and mentors at the inaugural “Get Involved Collier!” expo from 5:30-7:3 More...

Watch out for traffic deputies

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office traffic-enforcement deputies will be the week of Sept. 14-18:  Monday, Sept. 14  U.S. More...

All welcome at Golden Gate community 9-11 remembrance

The community of Golden Gate invites the public to its 11th annual “We Will Never Forget” commemorative 9-11 service on Friday morning, Sept. 11, at the Golden Gate Government Center, 4701 Golden Gate Parkway.  More...

Catching up on the ’gram, where all the cool kids have gone

THE DIVA DIARIES

Well, it’s official. I’m on the ’gram.  That’s what the cool kids call Instagram.  More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

They wrote the songs

Island Hopper Fest brings dozens of unsung songwriters to town

What makes a great song?  “I feel you need to just be honest and real,” says singer/songwriter Preston Brust, half of country duo LOCASH with Chris Lucas.  More...

Hear the ones who wrote the hits

The Island Hopper Songwriter Fest brings composers to town to perform their works that have been made famous by someone else. More...

‘Last Man on the Moon’ to open NIFF

The full-length documentary feature “The Last Man on the Moon” has been selected to open the 2015 Naples International Film Festival at the red-carpet gala Thursday evening, Nov. 5, at Artis— Naples.  More...

Naples Pier planks available for purchase

Local and visitors who have a special spot in their hearts for the Naples Pier — perhaps she said “Yes!” when you popped the question there, or you reeled in record catch in over the rail — can own a piece of the landmark by p More...

Father strives to raise awareness about Cystic Fibrosis

PROFILES IN PARADISE

As chair of the Trusts & Estates, Family Services Practice Group at Akerman LLP, Jonathan Gopman’s practice focuses on sophisticated wealth accumulation and preservation planning strategies for entrepreneurs. More...

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Formed by former book publishers in partnership with local business sponsors, Little Birdie Adopt a School updates budget-stripped school libraries with new books to inspire young readers. More...

Tune up your driving skills at AARP class

AARP offers classes to help older drivers learn about new traffic laws, refresh their driving skills and reduce their risk for tickets and accidents. Drivers over age 55 might be eligible for a discount on auto insurance.  More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ Alumni, friends and fans of the University of Iowa are invited to watch the Hawkeyes go up against the Iowa State Cyclones at Weekend Willie’s on Saturday, Sept. 12. Kickoff is at 4:30 p.m. More...

LGBT support group invites public to ‘How We Got Here’

Visuality Voices, an LGBT youth/ young adult community center whose mission is to provide a safe and welcoming drop-in center for LGBT youth ages 13-25 in Southwest Florida, invites the public to a program from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. More...

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The Collier County 100 Club celebrated its 40th anniversary by honoring its founder, the late Earl Hodges, at a party at Hodges Funeral Home at Naples Memorial Gardens. More...

Business News

Dance the night away

The business of body swayed to music

Dancer Cheryl Sington is pudding proof that Lynyrd Skynyrd was only partly right: There are good people in Alabama. The other part is that some of them have taken their brains and talent to the Gulf Coast of Florida.  More...

Figuring out your mutual fund fees

MONEY & INVESTING

The federal government takes its fair share of blame for many, many things. But the one thing it does exceedingly well is collect taxes. More...