September 1, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Naples Botanical Garden mourns the death of designer Made Wijaya

Naples Botanical Garden mourns the loss of longtime friend, collaborator and designer of the Marcia and L. Bates Lea Asian Garden, Made Wijaya. More...

Humane society receives $800,000 bequest

Humane Society Naples has received an $800,000 bequest from the estate of Nancy “Jill” Weinig. A resident of Naples for many year, Ms. Weinig did not have children of her own and her extended family was small. More...

Nonprofits invited to exhibit at second annual volunteer expo

Nonprofit organizations are encouraged to register for the second annual “Get Involved Collier! Volunteer Expo” set for 3-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, at the Hilton Naples. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The Naples Orchid Society welcomes members and guests to regular meetings on the first Thursday of the month at Moorings Presbyterian Church. At the Sept. More...

Rock star cars are rock stars at Pebble Beach

BEHIND THE WHEEL

The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is the Super Bowl for classic cars. Only the top contenders get the opportunity to part the Sunday morning fog for one day of competition with all of the (automotive) world watching. More...

An open letter to Millennial women about addressing those of a certain age

THE DIVA DIARIES

Dear Millennial Ladies:  More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

NEW WORKS

GULFSHORE PLAYHOUSE’S ANNUAL NEW WORKS FESTIVAL is always full of surprises. The surprise this year is that all five new plays that will be presented as readings were written by women. More...

NIFF screens ‘The Endless Summer’ surfing classic

Catch a wave with the Naples International Film Festival with the NIFF Film Society hosts a screening of “The Endless Summer” in celebration of the seminal documentary’s 50th anniversary at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. More...

Rural Florida town harbors a nutcase killer and a nosy sleuth

FLORIDA WRITERS

Cozy mysteries have established themselves as a thriving mystery subgenre. While there’s plenty of suspense and plenty of investigatory action, the cozies have a warm feeling. More...

‘Voices for Recovery’ will be heard at annual awards

The David Lawrence Center joins voices of recovery around the country in celebrating September as the 27th annual National Recovery Month. More...

Arts ‘star’ makes his mark on local and global music scenes

PROFILE IN PARADISE

Conductor/pianist William Noll, a resident of Naples and New York City, serves as artistic director for ArtsNaples World Festival, Classic Chamber Concerts and the Fifth Avenue Chamber Orchestra. More...

Nonprofits can learn best practices from industry experts

From tips on board recruitment to learning how to position your organization as “the brand of choice,” Southwest Florida nonprofit leaders will receive industry best practices from business experts with the help of Hodges University&rsquo More...

Golden Gate continues its tradition of 9/11 commemorative service

The community of Golden Gate hosts “We Will Never Forget,” a commemorative service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at the Golden Gate Government Center, 4701 Golden Gate Parkway. More...

Lose your fear of public speaking with class at the Sudgen

Due to the popularity of this summer’s class in public speaking, the Education Department of The Naples Players is holding another session this fall. The class will meet from 7-10 p.m. for eight consecutive Tuesdays, Sept. 20-Nov. 8. More...

Sheriff’s deputies revs up patrols for aggressive driving

Aggressive driving is one of the most frequent driving complaints that CCSO receives from citizens. So far this year CCSO has received 3,425 such complaints from the public. A total of 5,440 aggressive driving complaints were received in 2015. More...

Business News

Cuba travel

Trips come with limits

Although many see full-scale U.S. tourism in Cuba as an inevitability in the years to come, it is still prohibited by our government. More...

Make plans for Business Hall of Fame awards

Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are available for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s 2016 Business Hall of Fame-Collier County, set for Wednesday evening, Oct. 26, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort.  More...

Dollar General strategy is risky, so stock buy not advised

MONEY & INVESTING

As a small-business owner, I know the desire to take on and beat your larger competitors. It is that drive that creates innovation and is one of the key principals of capitalism. More...