November 10, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

A champion of reading and volunteerism

PROFILE IN PARADISE

Sallie Williams has been an avid, some might say voracious, reader since childhood, enjoying books of all genre her entire life. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The Naples branch of the English Speaking Union welcomes new members who want to help people learn and speak the English language. More...

Watch out for traffic cops

Here’s where CCSO deputies will be on traffic detail the week of Nov. 14-18:  Monday, Nov. More...

The spoils to the victors and the losers — thank goodness it’s over

THE DIVA DIARIES

Full disclosure, dear readers: due to publishing deadlines, I’m turning this missive in just a few days before the presidential election — and after all of the fussing and fighting, I have no idea who the next leader of the free world is More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

‘My Fair Lady’ ... as you’ve never seen it

Gulfshore Playhouse presents a different approach to a classic

Who doesn’t love a musical, those big, showy spectacles of costumes and choruses, of theatrics and toe-tapping music that leave you humming long after the final curtain? More...

Talking offline with Eliza and Higgins

The two principals in “My Fair Lady” are, of course, Eliza Doolittle, a Cockney flower girl (played by Patricia Noonan) and Henry Higgins, a phonetics expert (played by Jeffrey Binder). More...

Gulfshore Opera recital celebrates American songs

Southwest Florida resident composer/ arranger William Dawson Jr.’s new twists on traditional American songs are on the program for a Gulfshore Opera recital featuring soprano Steffanie Pearce and baritone Christopher Holloway at 3 p.m. More...

Veterans Day ceremonies, concerts, specials honor those who serve

¦ Hodges University’s Dr. Peter Thomas Veterans Services Center hosts its annual Veterans Day ceremony from 1-1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, in the Kleist Community Room on the university’s Fort Myers campus at 4501 Colonial Blvd. More...

On a mission to feed hungry kids in Collier

There are those people who won’t take no for an answer when it comes to helping others in need. One of them is Dawn Silverman. She grew up in Naples, attending Gulf View Middle School and then both Naples and Barron Collier high schools.  More...

The Immokalee Foundation’s first medical doctor is ready to give back

The graduation of the first medical doctor among The Immokalee Foundation students shows that an investment in the education of one person also can improve the lives of many others. More...

GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE

¦ Naples Pathways Coalition sponsors a 10-mile bike ride to raise awareness about the dangers of texting while driving on Thursday evening, Nov. 10. Riders should meet at 5 p.m. at Food & Thought, 2132 Tamiami Trail N. More...

Jaguar F-Type SVR is a mature answer to a childhood promise

BEHIND THE WHEEL

There’s a certain smile that comes from knowing you’re driving a 200 mph car. It’s the child in all of us remembering the silent promise that came every time glossy pictures of streamlined exotics passed into our little fingers. More...

Business News

Gunning for business

Southwest Florida ranges offer special discounts, classes for women

In the packed parking lot outside a mostly windowless red building on the corner of Fowler Street and Colonial Boulevard, muted thumping sounds punctuate the rush of mid-morning traffic, as if somebody behind the walls at Shoot Straight Fort Myers ha More...

SCORE invites women to inSights conference

Sue Huff of E. Sue Huff & Associates Inc. will be the facilitator for SCORE Naples’ inSights for Women Entrepreneurs marketing strategies conference set for 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 19, at Pelican Marsh Golf Club. More...

Facebook stock value has exploded, but rate of future growth questionable

MONEY & INVESTING

As I am writing this column, my wife Robin is sitting about 10 feet away from me staring down at her i-Phone. Every few seconds her thumb slides down the screen and I know she is checking her Facebook newsfeed. More...