May 5, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

You can help Collier Harvest fight hunger close to home

Saturday, May 14, marks the 24th anniversary of the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. It’s also the 24th anniversary of the partnership between the NALC and Collier Harvest.  More...

Traffic deputies are on the road

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office traffic-enforcement deputies will be the week of May 9-13:  Monday, May 9  Bayshore Drive and Botanical Place Circle: Speeding  Immokalee Road and Juliet Boulevard: Red-light run 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...

Celebrate moms (your own or the one of your offspring)

THE DIVA DIARIES

Hopefully, there have been enough touching Hallmark commercials, Groupon offers for brunch buffets and pop-up Internet ads to remind you that THIS SUNDAY is Mother’s Day. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

2016-17 SEASON

We take a close look at what is coming soon to theaters near you in SWFL

YOU USUALLY HEAR “RING OUT THE OLD, RING IN the new” around New Year’s, but the sentiment applies this time of year, too, as theaters stage their last shows before summer and announce the upcoming season.  More...

Same songs, same players, but different Styx

It’s been 13 years since Styx has released an album of new material. But singer/keyboardist Lawrence Gowan says having songs to record has not been the issue. More...

WORK IN PROGRESS

This is the fifth installment of a fivepart series from a novel- in- progress by Florida Weekly writer Artis Henderson. The novel’s protagonist, Jesse Lowe, has run away with her father’s best friend, Corbin Tillis. More...

Officials consider less-ambitious Florida panther recovery goals

Florida panthers’ favorite foods include whitetailed deer and wild hog, but they’ve also been known to feed on livestock and even pets now and then, including two Chihuahuas this year in a Collier County neighborhood that borders prime pa More...

What summer camps should really offer

ROOTED IN NAPLES

The school year is ending soon — but not soon enough! To get to that blessed day when we take a break from fighting about packed lunches, we parents still need to clear the hurdle of choosing summer camps. More...

10 tips for getting your car ready for the heat

BEHIND THE WHEEL

We love this time of year in Florida. The days are longer, the snowbirds are gone and our roads are wide open. Now we can venture out and have a little fun. So let’s make sure our vehicles are up for it, too.  More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ Visitors who own or admire Corvettes are welcome to attend Corvettes of Naples meetings at 7:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church in North Naples. The next meeting is May 5. More...

John Giglio President/CEO, Freedom Boat Club

‘The boat club model is a major leader in providing a proven, affordable alternative’

How did you first get into business?   More...

Business News

Summer farming

Local farmers find their summer rhythms

FARMERS HAVE A LOT OF SAYINGS, AND ONE of them is this: “If it’s not one thing, it’s another.”  More...

UF: Consumer sentiment reflects widespread concern over future

Consumer sentiment fell 3.5 points in April to 90.6, according to the latest University of Florida consumer survey. The reading is the lowest since October and lower than the previous 12-month average. More...

Report misses mark on likelihood of disruptive innovations

MONEY & INVESTING

The global consulting company, McKinsey & Co, published a provocative research report entitled “Diminishing Returns: Why Investors May Need to Lower Their Expectations” in late April.  More...