February 9, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

Immokalee students see, make history with trip to D.C.

Before they left Immokalee, the students chosen to go to the presidential inauguration couldn’t stop talking about it. More...

Imagine Solutions brings leaders, thinkers, adventurers to town

Since 2010, the Imagine Solutions Conference has brought more than 300 thought leaders from around the world to Naples so that involved and influential members of the community can see, hear and converse with them as they address ideas and events tha More...

Watch out for CCSO traffic deputies

Here’s where CCSO deputies will be on traffic detail the week of Feb. 13-17:   Monday, Feb. 13  Cypress Way East and Piper Boulevard: Speeding  Thomasson Drive and U.S. More...

Why R U answering & txtng during a live performance?!?

THE DIVA DIARIES

“Hi- Diddle- Dee- Dee, an actor’s life for me! More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

More than Mozart

THE PLAY “AMADEUS” IS AN embellishment of classical music history that continues to intrigue audiences. More...

Studio Players set for ‘You Can’t Take It With You’

If there’s one common experience mankind shares, it’s family dysfunction. More...

Naples writer-photographer follows up on award-winning travel book

FLORIDA WRITERS

“Wow!” is the word for this second entry in Karen T. Bartlett’s Mostly Kids Guides series. And while these dazzling, humorous and information packed books are aimed at kids, even a 75-year-old like yours truly can enjoy them. More...

Spot a panther? FWC wants to know

With cooler temperatures throughout the Sunshine State, more people are likely to head to the woods to enjoy hiking, wildlife viewing, fishing, hunting and other outdoor activities. More...

Bringing a worldly marketing background to local history

PROFILE IN PARADISE

Elaine Reed has been president and CEO of the Naples Historical Society for 10 years, during which time the organization has experienced unprecedented program and organizational growth. More...

Naples Winter Wine Festival uncorks another smashing success

IT WAS A “BRIGHT SUNSHINY DAY,” INDEED. More...

Lifelong educator chosen as another Ooh La La Legacy Lady

Ellen Nichols, the founder of New Horizons of Southwest Florida and Super Kids Club, is the second Ooh La La Legacy Lady for the 2017 season. More...

Tune up your driving skills with AARP

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...

Dodge Durango GT is more value than sport

BEHIND THE WHEEL

For 2017, Dodge has introduced a new GT trim on the Durango SUV. Fair warning to readers: while the pictures show a racecar red appearance, this week’s car column is about value. More...

SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. is greatly impacting the lives of children in our community.

SWFL Children’s Charities Inc.’s annual signature event, the Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest, was ranked the fourth most successful charitable wine auction in t he country in 2015 byWineSpectator. More...

Business News

Small-business benefits

Startups are making it easier for small companies to offer 401(k) plans

Only 37 percent of workers at companies with 50 or fewer employees have access to a retirement savings plan through their job, a Pew Charitable Trust study found, and about half of those who work for companies with less than 100 workers have that ben More...

Blake Gable settling in as CEO

FROM THE TOP

Life lessons, particularly his six years as a legislative director on Capitol Hill, prepared Blake Gable for his role as an executive with the Barron Collier Companies, where he has worked since 1999. More...

Nominations open for Distinguished Entrepreneur of Southwest Florida

The Florida Small Business Development Center at Florida Gulf Coast University is accepting nominations for the 2017 Distinguished Entrepreneur of Southwest Florida awards.  More...

Tasting Notes

LET’S UNCORK THE POWER OF GIVING

We are thrilled to be planning the most exciting southWestsouth Florida Wine & Food Fest to date! More...

WE DID IT!

NEW GOLISANO CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OPENING APRIL 2017!

Providing Pediatric health care close to home, the new Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida has been SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc.’s main focus for good reason. More...

75 SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED AT FGCU AND FSW

With the opening of the new Golisano Children’s hospital planned for this spring, recruiting the most well-trained pediatric health care professionals continues to be a priority. More...