October 27, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS

¦ Bonita Blackout Asylum: The Ultimate Haunted House Thursday through Monday, Oct. 27-31 6-8:30 p.m. for families; 9 p.m. More...

Early voting underway in Collier

The following early voting locations in Collier County for the Nov. 8 General Election are open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, including Sunday, through Saturday, Nov. More...

When floodwaters recede, bad used cars surface

With the recent flooding throughout the Southeast, many cars that experienced water damage will no doubt be cleaned up for resale to unsuspecting buyers. More...

The return of the big daddy Caddy

BEHIND THE WHEEL

The era of the large and luxurious Cadillac has returned. The company never really left the full-size sedan market, but the new CT6 represents a return to opulence that once allowed them to use the motto, “The Standard of the World.” More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The Naples Peggers invite anyone who likes cribbage to play from 6:30-8:30 p.m. every Wednesday at East Naples Community Park, 3500 Thomasson Drive. The annual membership fee is $10. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

The book of everything

‘ The Nix’ author Nathan Hill in the lineup for Sanibel Island Writers Conference

NATHAN HILL 620- “The Nix.” What’s it about? In a word: everything. More...

NIFF puts indie films in the spotlight this weekend

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...

Deeply moving memoir traces the arc from disaster to revival

FLORIDA WRITERS

Here is a surprising, inspirational memoir that is at once highly personal and broadly instructive. Paul Thornton, the oldest of six children, was raised in Brooklyn and on Long Island. More...

Haunting tales of Southwest Florida

We’re all haunted by our own ghosts now and then even if they’re just the thoughts and impressions of people we knew, flickering across the silver screens of our imaginations. More...

Keeping an eye on loving life in Naples

PROFILE IN PARADISE

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is a great new addition to the Paradise Coast. The institute strives to enhance the quality of life by improving sight, preventing blindness and advancing ophthalmic knowledge. More...

Teen girls and their parents invited to learn about Wellfit program

Wellfit Girls, a Collier County nonprofit with the mission to inspire, challenge and empower teen girls to climb high in all areas of life through transformational leadership programs, is accepting applications for its 2017 program year. 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...

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. 31-Nov. 4:   Monday, Oct. 31  Napa Boulevard: Aggressive driving  U.S. More...

GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE

¦ Friends of Rookery Bay and Coastal Conservation Association of Florida host the Guardian Anglers All Release Charity Fishing Tournament Friday and Saturday, Oct. 28-29. More...

Need some help imagining autumn?

THE DIVA DIARIES

When it comes to autumn, I’ll take every little bit I can get. More...

Business News

Storage wars

National and local self-storage companies expand, vie for customers

George Carlin was on to something 20 years ago in his diatribe about “stuff.” More...

Legal Aid Service breakfast will benefit Immokalee outreach

Legal Aid Service of Collier County holds its second annual fall breakfast to benefit its Immokalee outreach office from 7:30-9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, at the Hilton Naples.  More...

Four early-stage entrepreneurs will vie for ‘Most Investible’

T2, the Tamiami II Florida Angel Fund, and the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce present “VenturePitch SWFL 4Q16” from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday,   Nov. 10, at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida.  More...