June 16, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Summerfest programs can help keep local kids busy and safe

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office’s seventh annual Summerfest lineup presents fun and free activities around Collier County. For more information, call the CCSO Youth Relations Bureau at 252-0144.  More...

Where are you going for summer vacation?

Demand for travel to Europe remains strong, and AAA summer travel bookings show that Rome and London are at the top of many itineraries this summer.  Americans are also flocking to warmweather destinations in the U.S., Mexico and Caribbean, and More...

Watch out for Collier County sheriff’s deputies on traffic detail

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office traffic enforcement deputies will be the week of June 20-24:  Monday, June 20  Logan Boulevard and Pine Ridge Road: Aggressive driving  Davis Boulevard and Country Barn Road: Spe More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Camera USA 2016

Naples Art Association’s national photography contest celebrates its sixth year

THEH PHOTOGRAPHS GRAB YOUR EYE and make you stop and look. And if they succeed, they’ll makem you look at the world around you differently. More...

Mark the dates for SummerJazz on the Gulf

The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club invites everyone to its 31st year of free SummerJazz on the Gulf concerts starting with music by Pocket Change from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, June 25.  More...

Echoes of WWII resound in Naples author’s new contemporary crime thriller

FLORIDA WRITERS

Set in 2000, Howard Giordano’s new mystery thriller features Luke Rizzo, a New York Police Department retiree working as a private investigator hired to find a crazed serial killer, Werner Schmitt, who is out for twisted revenge.  More...

The crystal ball

How might northern Collier and southern Lee counties look in 2030?

Some people might be better designed to look at the future than others — prophets or wizards, for example. But we don’t know any of those. More...

A semi-welcome arrival chews her way into this Mom’s heart

ROOTED IN NAPLES

Our new dog, a beautiful Springer spaniel pup named Jessie, has proven capable of many things since we brought her home last month, still developing paw-eye coordination notwithstanding. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ Alliance Française de Naples and Denyse Jenkins invite all who enjoy conserving in and listening to French to join the table at noon Thursday, June 16 and 30, at Café Normandie. More...

Ram Rebel in search of a revolution

BEHIND THE WHEEL

“Join the Dodge rebellion!” It’s a battle cry that served the company well a half century ago, and now they are fulfilling that promise. Well, almost...  More...

Vacation planning gives a whole new meaning to ‘cruise control’

THE DIVA DIARIES

A few weeks ago when my husband and I were enjoying a short Miami Beach getaway, we drove past the Port of Miami and marveled at all the festivelooking cruise ships. “We really should go on a cruise,” urged Todd (again).  More...

Business News

ENTREPRENEURIAL PRIORITY

Sandra Kauanui was thrilled to hear the news last week that Florida Gulf Coast University’s governing board plans to make entrepreneurship arguably its top academic priority, one of the signature courses of study that the university will be mos More...

Hodges U. conference focuses on diversity best practices

Hodges University invites professionals throughout Southwest Florida to “The Importance of Cultural Competency in the Workplace” on Friday and Saturday, July 22-23, at the university’s Naples campus.  A Friday evening social/ne More...

Referendum on UK departing European Union will impact U.S. markets

MONEY & INVESTING

Not since the days of Ross and Rachel has the world been so preoccupied with whether a couple will stay together or go their separate ways. Of course, I am talking about Brexit and the historical vote that takes place June 23. More...