November 19, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Agent Orange doesn’t dampen Vietnam veteran’s patriotism

ROOTED IN NAPLES

Easy patriotism often seems like a way of life for many Americans: We thank a veteran here, pull out our red, white and blue ensembles there. More...

Sheriff’s office launches holiday toy drive

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office invites everyone to help CCSO make the holidays merry and bright for some deserving Collier kids who are dealing with traumatic, life-changing events.  More...

It’s almost time for the Teddy Bear Toss

The holiday Teddy Bear Toss to collect stuffed toys for donation of Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida and other area children’s charities takes place at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. More...

Architecture lecture series concludes with program about ‘Building Community’

The American Institute of Architects Florida Southwest Chapter wraps up its fall lecture series Thursday evening, Dec. 3, at Miromar Design Center. A cocktail reception begins at 6 p.m. and the program starts at 7:30 p.m. More...

A few more World War II veterans among us

Editor’s note: We were proud to honor more than 150 local World War II veterans in our Nov. 12 edition. More...

Chevrolet Silverado Z71 Midnight Edition is dark seduction

BEHIND THE WHEEL

The pickup truck at right doesn’t lack appeal, but it is looking for someone gutsy enough to use it for its intended purposes. More...

As if another reason to despise air travel were needed …

THE DIVA DIARIES

Hurling through the air at 40,000 feet in an airless, claustrophobic metal tube is no picnic for your diva. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

The post-apocalyptic Simpsons

Dark comedy unmasks the ritual of storytelling

THE HEADS ARRIVE IN A BOX ON A WEDNESDAY night. Bill Taylor, artistic director of Theatre Conspiracy, walks into the rehearsal room wearing a bronze-colored Homer Simpson mask, cradling the box in his arms. More...

Naples Art District joins with Empty Bowls Naples

Visitors to this weekend’s Art Alive studio and gallery open house event in the Naples Art District will be treated to a sneak peek at handcrafted pottery bowls that have been juried into the Empty Bowls Naples silent auction coming up in Janua More...

Joint production of ‘Brigadoon’ is almost like being in love

Gulfshore Opera and TheatreZone have collaborated for a production of the classic “Brigadoon” that travels from Punta Gorda to Fort Myers to Naples for three performances Friday through Sunday, Nov. 20-22. More...

By the numbers: The cost of cybercrime in Florida

For cybercriminals, the increased use of social media as a goldmine of personal data and the emerging popularity of virtual currency (such as Bitcoin) are trends the FBI notes in an annual report that tracks cybercrime for the FBI Internet Crime Comp More...

Farm City BBQ celebrates 60 years

Movers and shakers from Collier County’s urban and rural business communities come together for the 60th annual Farm City BBQ from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25. More...

Waste Management new trucks run on compressed natural gas

Waste Management Inc. of Florida has rolled out the first of its compressed natural gas-powered waste and recycling collection trucks in Collier County. More...

Naples Nissan forges partnership with St. Matthew’s House

Naples Nissan and St. Matthew’s House have formed a partnership that ties together automotive sales with assisting the most vulnerable segments of society. More...

Developmental education expert to address Collier Child Care Resources symposium

Early childhood educators, directors and parents are invited to “Sensory Processing and Children’s Learning,” this year’s Early Childhood Education Symposium hosted by Collier Child Care Resources from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. More...

NEWS OF THE WEIRD

He missed ‘judgment’ class in basic training   More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ Naples Garden Club’s 2016 House & Garden Tour is set for Saturday, Feb. 6. More...

Traffic deputies are on the road

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office traffic-enforcement deputies will be the week of Nov. 23-27:  Monday, Nov. 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...

Business News

Good fishing, tough work

Local fishers compete with imports, regulations

Every-crab-loving-body who’s any-crab-loving-body knows: This is a great year for stone crabs. More...

What we can learn from Valeant’s dubious rise

MONEY & INVESTING

I would wager that the majority of people reading this column have never heard of the drug company Valeant Pharmaceuticals International. More...