November 3, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

‘Meet the Overhead’ campaign underway at Grace Place

Grace Place for Children & Families is seeking to raise $670,000 to meet its overhead costs. More...

Veterans Day programs honors men and women who have served

¦ The Arsenault Studio & Banyan Arts Gallery celebrates Veterans Day with an exhibit of works made by veterans. A reception takes place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the gallery at 1199 Third St. S. More...

Avow receives $795,000 gift from estate

Avow Foundation Inc. has received a gift of $795,000 from the Nancy L. Weinig estate. Ms. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The Ohio State Alumni Club of Naples hosts the Buckeyes Care luncheon and fashion show Wednesday, Nov. 16, at the Hilton Naples. Doors open at 11:30. Fashions will be by Casual Connection of Naples. More...

Volkswagen builds a better Subaru wagon with the Alltrack

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Volkswagen wants to be your Subaru. The 2017 VW Golf Alltrack is tapping into the all-wheel drive station wagon market by combining some of Volkswagen’s most attractive components into a tougher-looking package. More...

Early voting locations open through Nov. 5

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 through Saturday, Nov. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

The power of stories

Band of siblings shares vision with Storytellers Creative Arts, prepares for second benefit concert

“APART FROM STORY, WE HAVE NO MEANING,” DECLARES ANNIE WOLAVER DUPRE, a Nashvillebased violinist and lead singer of the Annie Moses Band.  More...

A reception for ‘Reflections in Batik’

The Naples Depot Museum hosts a reception for “Reflections in Batik,” an exhibit by Neapolitan artist Natalie Guess, from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3. More...

A guide to understanding and addressing sea level change

FLORIDA WRITERS

Easily accessible to most readers with a scientific background and tougher sledding for the rest of us, this compact, well-illustrated volume clarifies the forces that cause sea level change and the consequences of such change. More...

Still not sure?

We explain the four amendments on the Florida ballot

Since constitutions in the United States are designed as “living documents,” they can and arguably should be changed to meet challenges and needs their authors could not foresee. More...

Here we go again

ROOTED IN NAPLES

The moment came last week as it usually does — too late.  My mother happened to be over while the kids were getting ready for bed and she asked my oldest how rehearsal went. More...

Time on your hands and the desire to help? Consider volunteering

¦ The Naples Pathways Coalition needs volunteers to assist in planning and coordinating its Lights for Bikes initiative to provide safety gear and language-appropriate information to those whose only means of transportation to work is a bicycle. More...

Photos

Humane Society Naples recently received a new set of wheels courtesy of Naples Nissan, where Aaron Walker and his team are dedicated to giving back to the community. More...

Consumer sentiment ticks downward before the election

Consumer sentiment among Floridians declined 1.5 points in October to 90, according to the latest University of Florida consumer survey. More...

Things to do: Donate excess candy, shred your documents, stroll Naples Preserve

Here’s a look at some community events coming up in the next couple of weeks:  More...

Know where to watch for traffic cops

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office advises motorists to expect delays on Vanderbilt Drive and Livingston and Immokalee roads starting at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. More...

AARP class tunes up 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...

When you simply have to go to a concert, go in style

THE DIVA DIARIES

So last week was just another week. I went to Publix, cleaned out my car — oh, and I saw Adele in concert with some friends and Hillary Clinton.  OMG! I saw ADELE in concert and HILLARY CLINTON was there.  More...

Business News

Revving up

Culinary entrepreneurs gearing up to welcome Florida Culinary Accelerator @ Immokalee

Collier County is reaching out to local farmers, chef entrepreneurs, juicers and others who want to take their product or recipe to the next level: a successful business.  More...

Bonita chamber After Hours turns into a food drive

The Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce challenges its members to donate 1,000 pounds of food and toiletry items at its annual November After Hours “Harvest Night” to benefit the Bonita Springs Assistance Office. More...

Go ‘Over the Edge’ in the name of Junior Achievement of SWFL

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is announcing a call for sponsors for its 2017 Over the Edge rappelling fundraising event that takes place Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Naples Grand Beach Resort. More...