October 20, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Learn to love 100-plus mph with Lexus

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Are you a slowpoke for driving 105 mph in a brand new Lexus? You are when the other three amateur drivers ahead of you pull away doing 120 mph. More...

Early voting begins Oct. 24 in Collier

Early voting for the Nov. 8 General Election begins Monday, Oct. 24, for registered voters in Collier County. The following voting locations will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, including Sunday, through Saturday, Nov. More...

Know where to watch for traffic cops

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office deputies will be on traffic detail the week of Oct. 24-28:  Monday, Oct. More...

A single girl and her Chardonnay

THE DIVA DIARIES

Lately, I have been eating cheese and crackers with a side of Chardonnay regularly for dinner. That is, when I’m actually HOME for dinner.  More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

Evita

Daring, audacious, driven show opens at Broadway Palm

IT’S A FAMOUS BALCONY SCENE: THE WHITE strapless dress. The blonde hair pulled back. Eva Peron standing behind a podium, her bare arms raised up, forming a V.  Even people who’ve never seen the musical know that iconic pose. More...

Creepy books just right as Halloween draws near

Buying out the plastic skeletons and cobwebs at The Dollar Store can be fun, but if you’re feeling like taking a more sophisticated approach to creeping out your guests this Halloween, consider buying a few ghoulish reads for them to peruse whi More...

Science is sexy in scintillating Hannah Smith thriller

FLORIDA WRITERS

Pythons, orange trees of ancient stock, infidelity, madness and greed. Is that all there is? Well, no. There is Randy Wayne White’s gloriously complicated, totally unglamorous and fiercely independent Hannah Smith. More...

Get ready to pick your seats for NIFF screenings

The eighth annual Naples International Film Festival takes place Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 27-30, with the red-carpet opening at Artis—Naples and screenings at Silverspot Cinema in Mercato. More...

The puppy chronicles continue

ROOTED IN NAPLES

Since I divulged all the details about our newest four-legged addition last spring in this space, people are still telling me how adorable and sweet and fun and smart she must be. More...

FGCU guest lecturer connects right-wing politics and religion

James Aho, Ph.D., a scholar whose latest book explores the connection between right-wing politics and religion, delivers a free lecture at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at Florida Gulf Coast University. All are welcome. More...

Learn how and where you can volunteer

The second annual “Get Involved Collier!” volunteer expo is set for 3-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, at the Hilton Naples. More...

Business News

The gold standard of customer service

Six Southwest Florida companies where the No. 1 customer is you

CUSTOMERS ARE ALL IMPORTANT TO MOST businesses, especially in our service-driven economy. The quality of service provided can end up being the final competition for your dollar. More...

Score free advice from experienced business professionals

Several SCORE volunteer counselors will give an hour of free advice to those who sign up for a session from 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at SCORE Naples headquarters, 900 Goodlette-Frank Road (behind Fifth Third Bank).  More...

China’s export decline will affect markets worldwide

MONEY & INVESTING

It has been a while since news out of China dominated financial headlines. More...