July 7, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Love your pet? Here’s your last chance to share a pic

Our favorite project every summer at Florida Weekly is the Pet Lovers special edition that features — what else? More...

Tune up your driving skills

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

¦ Madame Denyse Jenkins and Alliance Francaise de Naples invite those who enjoy conversing in French to the next French Speaking Table luncheons at noon on Thursdays, July 7 and 21, at Café Normandie, 3756 Tamiami Trail N. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

Fresh, unusual, surreal

A woman on the beach, wearing and sipping champagne, a wedding gown having her hair styled by another and blow dryer. A woman wielding scissors woman curled up in a refrigerator, reading a book. More...

Small rude group ruins opening night of summer musical at the Sugden

REVIEW

In theater, opening night audiences are generally the most responsive and enthusiastic; after all, it’s typically filled with the actors’ friends and, if it’s community theater, their families and neighbors. More...

A technological thriller that’s a fun treat not to be missed

FLORIDA WRITERS

Reading this book was almost too much fun. There is so much pleasure to be had in the appreciation of a piece of writing that reaches such a high peak of control over its many interlocking fragments. More...

Helpers needed to find bats

The Florida Master Naturalist Program, a citizen scientist program developed by the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, is leading a study of bats across the state of Florida and has put out a call for volunteer More...

Finding lasting happiness in selfless service

PROFILE IN PARADISE

The Community Foundation of Collier County seeks to improve the quality of life for all who live here by connecting donors to a variety of community needs and by providing leadership on critical community issues. More...

Watch out for deputies on traffic detail

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office traffic enforcement deputies will be the week of July 11-15:  Monday, July 11  Pine Ridge and Goodlette-Frank roads: Red-light running  U.S. More...

I’m melting! Melting! Oh, what a world! What a world!

THE DIVA DIARIES

With apologies to Shakespeare, I say, “Now is the summer of our discontent … ”  More...

Business News

Equipped for a career

The Immokalee Foundation teams up with iTech and Caterpillar to turn students into heavy equipment mechanics

When asked how they like their jobs, how many people can say, “I love every bit of it”?  More...

Small Business Development Center announces regional award winners

The Florida Small Business Development Center at Florida Gulf Coast University announces the following as its 2015 regional award winners: Dan Telep Jr., Regional Consultant of the Year; Julio Estremera, Regional Employee of the Year; and Jadira Hopt More...

Young professionals have a web portal all their own

The Southwest Florida Young Professionals Group has launched ypswfl.com, a web portal giving young professionals ages 20-40 in Southwest Florida a single source for information on area events and activities to help them grow their business and person More...