December 3, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Five tips for outwitting ‘porch pirates’ this holiday season

Online shopping has made life easier for consumers, and is especially handy during the holidays. More...

Organizations that help others need help with holiday toys, gifts

¦ MarineMax Naples has partnered with The Salvation Army in Collier County to “Fill the Boat” with toys and food for donation to the less fortunate this holiday season. More...

Wise young artist paints for Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest

Perhaps nothing illustrates the reason Golisano Children’s Hospital is the primary beneficiary of the Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest better than the child artist program. 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

¦ Corvettes of Naples was founded in 1977 with 10 members and has since grown to more than 300 members, who enjoy the benefits of networking with other Corvette owners and Corvette Clubs as well as monthly social functions including car shows, picnic More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Tired of seasonal ho-hum? Try some local ...

unusual HOLIDAY THEATER

IF TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS FARE typically leaves you saying “Ho-hum” instead of “Ho, ho, ho,” don’t despair. Christmas theater doesn’t have to be overly sentimental and saccharine, like an overdose of candy canes. More...

Flute and harp make music for CAPA

Harpist Dickie Fleisher and flautist Leelo Basham kick off the Spectrum Series of concerts presented by the Cultural and Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center.  More...

Latest Stone Barrington novel purrs like a well-tuned dream machine

FLORIDA WRITERS

One reason you will turn these pages quickly is because of the high excitement level. Another is because the chapters are short and the spacing between lines is large. More...

The people of the pier

Locals and visitors alike flock to the newly renovated landmark

Thanks to a necessary renovation project, Neapolitans and visitors suffered through a summer without their favorite local landmark, the Naples Pier. We missed it! More...

Naples Christmas Parade salutes 70 years since WWII

It’s been 70 years since the greatest holiday celebration in American history: the first Christmas after WWII. With the theme of “Home for Christmas,” this year’s Naples Christmas Parade will recreate the excitement.  More...

Time running out for CCSO toy drive

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

A bit of the Big Apple for Chanukah in the park

Chabad of Naples and its Preschool of the Arts invite everyone to “Chanukah: New York Style” from 3-7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, at Cambier Park.  More...

Oh, say, can you sing?

Think you have what it takes to sing in front of a sold-out crowd of more than 10,000 people? More...

Traffic deputies are on the road

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office traffic-enforcement deputies will be the week of Dec. 7-11:  Monday, Dec. More...

Buick Enclave provides the appeal of a jellybean

BEHIND THE WHEEL

We all know you can fit a square peg in a round hole. Make the opening large enough, and it can fit all sorts of shapes from triangles to rectangles to the jellybean like shape of the Buick Enclave.  More...

Accessories hold the key to every holiday outfit

THE DIVA DIARIES

The North and the South have plenty of differences.  More...

Business News

A better business meeting

Five strategies for getting the most out of meetings

MANY EMPLOYEES PROBABLY GROAN and grumble when they see that the boss has scheduled yet another meeting. More...

Gold doesn’t always garner a good return

MONEY & INVESTING

Given that I am now in the jewelry profession, I’m not sure why it took me so long to write about gold. More...

Photos

For the seventh consecutive year, the Naples law office of Quarles & Brady hosted third grade students from Golden Terrace Elementary School at The Naples Zoo. More...