May 19, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Catching up with Guadalupe Center alumni

Where are they now?

The young adults featured here grew up in Immokalee. Some are the children of migrant farmworkers, others have parents who cobble together multiple low-paying jobs to support their families. More...

‘Hidden in Plain Sight’ helps parents learn what to look for

Drug Free Collier invites parents and other adults to “Hidden in Plain Sight,” a walk-through of a child/ teen’s mock bedroom with a discussion of how to look for signs of substance abuse, from 8:30-10:30 a.m. More...

Airport improvement projects underway

Naples Municipal Airport has started several improvement projects at the south end of the airport along North Road between Tower Drive and the observation deck. More...

Traffic deputies are on the road

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office traffic-enforcement deputies will be the week of May 23-27:  Monday, May 23  Goodlette-Frank Road and Pelican Marsh Boulevard: Speeding  Davis Boulevard and Radio Road: Speeding& More...

The S60 Inscription: more Volvo courtesy of China

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Volvo has been trying to add excitement to its image of safety, reliability and practicality. But the model that fits the stereotype of a solid and sensible car is arguably the most significant. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

Philharmonic to workshop new jazz pieces

ARTIS—NAPLES HAS PARTNERED WITH THE JAZZ Composers Orchestra Institute to give local audiences a glimpse at how composers, conductors and musicians collaborate to create new works that test the limits of jazz and classical music. More...

Naples Players artistic director plans to leave her role

Sixteen years ago, Dallas came to Naples.  Now, to the dismay of many in the local theater world, Dallas Dunnagan has announced her resignation as artistic director of The Naples Players.  “I just feel it’s time for a change,&r More...

Key West Halloween festival brings downfall to would-be queen

FLORIDA WRITERS

The titles that comprise Lucy Burdette’s Key West Food Critic Mysteries are always a delight. Her young protagonist, Hayley Snow, is one of those amateur sleuths who just can’t help sticking her neck out. More...

Myra Janco Daniels gifts $3 million to WGCU Public Media

When WGCU Public Media told Southwest Florida’s best fundraiser for the arts about their Fund Our Future initiative to raise $30, she asked what they needed as their lead gift.  More...

The local version of ‘Whose Line Is It, Anyway?’ comes back to town

ROOTED IN NAPLES

Now that arts organizations are cooling off after entertaining snowbirds with high impact productions all winter, amateur performers are re-emerging with a whole bunch of new material. Show-offs. More...

Adonis Autism hosts presentations about plans for Osprey Village

Adonis Autism Inc. invites families with young or adult children with autism or other disabilities to learn about plans for the development of Osprey Village, a multigenerational cohousing community. Presentations take place from 6-8 p.m. More...

WGCU Antiques Appraisal Fair

More than 600 people brought their treasures to the 2016 WGCU Antiques Appraisal Fair at Alico Arena. More...

Elections office moves to new location

Collier County Supervisor of Elections office has moved to a new location at 3750 Enterprise Ave. For years, the office operated from three different locations, which created challenges when staging elections. The new office is open from 8 a.m. More...

FUNDRAISING REPORTS

¦ The third annual Audubon Country Club Dog Show raised $9,000 for the Collier County Domestic Animal Services Trust Fund. More...

A Miami getaway? Prepare to eat late and pay the price

THE DIVA DIARIES

After spending a whirlwind weekend on South Beach in Miami, I can’t tell if I’ve changed, or Miami’s changed.  Probably a little bit of both.  More...

Business News

Fostering innovation

Co-working, incubators and accelerators changing the way business is done in Southwest Florida

CONSIDER THIS: WHEN FORBES LISTS THE BEST cities for jobs in the U.S., you won’t hear Florida mentioned. More...

BUSINESS MEETINGS

¦ The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce holds its annual dinner on Thursday, May 19, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. Visit napleschamber.org/ events for more information.  More...