October 29, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

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The Village School and North Naples Church recently broke ground for the addition of a high school at the campus on Goodlette-Frank Road. Expansion of the worship/performing arts center is also part of the $10 million capital campaign plan. More...

Junior golfers invited to free clinic

The CME Group Tour Championship Junior Clinic will take place from 1:30-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21, at Tiburón Golf Club at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. More...

Learn to protect yourself from identity theft

The Collier County Identity Theft Task Force invites the public to its next presentation from 10-11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 6, in the Community Room at the Naples Daily News. Attendance is limited to 150 people.  More...

Best. Pony. Ever. — sizing up the 2016 Ford Shelby GT350/GT350R Mustang

BEHIND THE WHEEL

The redesigned Ford Mustang made our Guys’ Choice list earlier this summer because this American icon was re-engineered to offer more widespread appeal than a Hershey bar. But what if this was just the base for a more exotic dessert? 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...

Here’s to the multi-function party dress

THE DIVA DIARIES

With four separate, but quite similar, events at four different locations on my social calendar last weekend — and with very little time in between soirees — I did not have the luxury of time to come up with or to change into a new ensemb More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Write on

Sanibel Island Writers Conference celebrates 10th anniversary

WRITERS CREATE IN ISOLATION, but crave community.   More...

Racial tension fuels ‘Spinning Into Butter’

“The national conversation about racism is not over,” says Anna Segreto, director of The Naples Players’ production of Rebecca Gilman’s 1999 play, “Spinning Into Butter,” on stage through Nov. More...

The king of Jacksonville noir fashions a blazing darkness

FLORIDA WRITERS

When Sheneel Greene, a lovely 19-year-old near-albino college student, is found dead on property connected with the Phelps Paper Company, the police inquiry seems lackadaisical. More...

Here’s how to have a happy, haunted Halloween

Halloween comes but once a year, and with it comes a pillowcase full of community events to amuse big and little gremlins alike. More...

Libertarian leader left Republican Party for what he believes is right

PROFILES IN PARADISE

Jared Grifoni is a practicing attorney and corporate counsel for Gulf Coast Donuts (Dunkin’ Donuts). He also hosts “Resistance Radio” Saturday mornings on WGUF 98.9- FM and chairs the Libertarian Party of Collier County.  More...

Academy has event for prospective families

Royal Palm Academy invites families who want to learn more about the private Catholic school for grades pre-K through eight to open house from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. More...

Food bank hopes to have 10,000 turkeys to distribute

The Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida needs to provide about 10,000 turkeys and chickens for families in need this Thanksgiving. The community can help by donating frozen holiday birds or making a financial contribution.  More...

Service will commemorate Kristallnacht

The Catholic-Jewish Dialogue of Collier County holds a commemoration service for the 77th anniversary of Kristallnacht, “The Night of Broken Glass,” at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8, at St. William Catholic Church, 601 Seagate Drive.  More...

Watch out for traffic deputies

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office traffic-enforcement deputies will be the week of Nov. 2-6:  Monday, Nov. More...

HUMANE SOCIETY NAPLES’ STRUT YOUR MUTT AT MERCATO

A “Woof” Spider, Princess Leia, a pair of Hot Dogs, more than one Taco, a handsome Lion and a trio of Bathing Beagle Beauties were just a few of the pooches (and people) who strutted their stuff for Humane Society Naples’ annual Str More...

Business News

Dining for dollars

Stats show restaurants are bringing in the dough

WHEN THE TRADE JOURNAL RESTAURANT BUSINESS this month published its 2015 list of the 100 top-grossing independent restaurants in the United States (meaning less than five under one owner or group), six Florida names appeared, including the famous Joe More...

Hedge funds for the rest of us

MONEY & INVESTING

When one thinks of wealth and affluence, certain images immediately come to mind. A huge mansion. Luxury sport car. Mega yacht. Grey Poupon Mustard. And in the financial world, the one area most closely tied to the mega-rich is the hedge fund. More...