October 22, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Cyber security expert opens season for Speakers Assembly of SWFL

The 13th season for the Speakers Assembly of Southwest Florida starts Friday, Nov. 13, with guest speaker Ron Plesco of KPMG. The luncheon takes place at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa.  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

¦ The Gator Club of Naples, an affiliate organization of the University of Florida Alumni Association, hosts social gatherings so UF alums and friends can cheer on the Gators throughout football season (Stevie Tomato’s on Collier Boulevard is U More...

One-woman show at society meeting

Drama takes center stage at the Marco Island Historical Society meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. More...

Caddie concierge services coming to Tiburon Golf Club at The Ritz

Tiburon Golf Club members and guests of The Ritz-Carlton Resorts of Naples will have the opportunity of teeing up with a caddie beginning in November, when Tiburon becomes the first resort club in Southwest Florida to offer caddie concierges through More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Exploring the Koreshans

Professor’s riveting narrative sheds light on a long-gone utopian religious commune

The career of self-proclaimed prophet and savior Cyrus Teed of Koreshan Unity fame began in the 1870s in Upstate New York. Here Mr. More...

The author answers questions from the critic

Phil Jason: How did you get hooked on this project?  More...

Let’s do the Time Warp again …

Could it be time for the Time Warp again? Already?  More...

Florida Weekly team earns 15 excellence awards

Florida Weekly’s ad designers and creative team took home 15 awards for advertising design excellence last week at the annual statewide meeting of the Florida Newspaper Advertising and Marketing Executives in Sarasota. More...

Fall’s first break in the weather leads to a family adventure

ROOTED IN NAPLES

“We HATE horrible, wholesome sunshine!”  More...

Watch out for traffic deputies

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office traffic-enforcement deputies will be the week of Oct. 26-30:  Monday, Oct. More...

Mercedes-Benz E400 Cabriolet takes the wind out of your hair

BEHIND THE WHEEL

There’s a funny little lie we tell when romanticizing a convertible. Mentioning the “wind in your hair” feeling helps describe the freedom that an open top allows in only four little words. More...

Exhibit showcases a thoroughly modern Marco

“Modern Marco,” a joint venture of the Marco Island Historical Museum and the Marco Island Historical Society, takes visitors back in time to the mid-1960s, when the concept of the island as it is today existed only in the imaginations of More...

True love fills up a tiny house in the hills

THE DIVA DIARIES

There’s an article on a satirical “The Onion” type website with the headline: Hipster Couple Buys Tiny House, Divorces 8 Hours Later. More...

Business News

Made in SWFL

A look at locally created products big and small

If you close your eyes and think of Southwest Florida, you might picture a hotel room overlooking the Gulf of Mexico or thousands of retirees. More...

Tending to an ailing economy

MONEY & INVESTING

When is it beneficial to be really, really sick? When you are a patient in a medical drama TV show, of course. You come in as an ER patient with a sprained wrist? More...