May 18, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

Stock Development unveils plans for One Naples off Vanderbilt Drive

Stock Development has announced plans for its affiliate, Vanderbilt Holdings Naples, to develop One Naples on the northeast corner of Vanderbilt Drive and Gulfshore Boulevard North. More...

‘All We Need is Love’ for 2018 winter wine festival

The wheels are in motion for the 18th annual Naples Winter Wine Festival, set for Jan. 26-28, 2018, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. Co-chairs are Becky and Lewie Card, Susie and David McCurry and Kathy and Dan Mezzalingua. More...

Terracina Grand hosts Salute to Armed Forces

Terracina Grand invites military veterans and their families to a Salute to Armed Forces Day ceremony from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 20, at the retirement community at Villa at Terracina Grand, 6855 Davis Blvd. Honored guests will include Maj. More...

Kia Niro is the latest all-in-one hybrid gadget

BEHIND THE WHEEL

The new Kia Niro feels like a vehicle that was built for the bonus generation. It’s for those people who got their best gadgets in the pre-internet era from late-night TV infomercials that screamed, “But wait! More...

Investing in Immokalee students pays dividends

Investments made in The Immokalee Foundation’s students and programs have ways of paying dividends throughout the Southwest Florida community.  More...

All welcome at Shabbat service

The Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Collier County and Naples Jewish Congregation invite the public to an interfaith Shabbat service at 7:30 p.m. More...

Conservancy honors volunteers for their time, talent

Every day at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, volunteers go above and beyond to ensure the conservation of Southwest Florida’s water, land, wildlife and future.  More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

OUR CELLIST

How I went back to kindergarten to learn to play the cello

IT’S NOT UNCOMMON FOR PEOPLE TO GO BACK to school later in life. Maybe they audit classes or take online courses. Me? I went back to kindergarten. It all began when my editor gave me an assignment early last year. More...

‘Frankly Funny’ promises laughs at Bonita center

In the mood for some belly laughs? How about some pop-culture parody presented by original characters? More...

An alliance of necessity in a world where loyalty is bought and sold

FLORIDA WRITERS

Billed as “A Lone Wolf Thriller – Book One,” William Schnorbach’s book is a piece of novelist history that sets several fascinating characters against the turmoil in Peru born of corrupt government and a brutal revolutionary f More...

Lawsuit over Rauschenberg estate fees a matter of trust

The nine years since Robert Rauschenberg’s death in 2008 have not been without controversy over his art and estate.  Three trustees of the Rauschenberg Revocable Trust brought a lawsuit against the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation in 2011, s More...

Celebrating graduates is a Y project

High school graduation is one of the most special and celebrated milestones in the life of any young adult. More...

GNL volunteers get it ‘Done in a Day’ at the Garden

Almost 50 volunteers representing eight Greater Naples Leadership classes pitched in to dig holes and plant 66 trees, spread 25 bales of pine straw, trim and remove 10 golf carts’ worth of coin vines and feed the newly planted trees 500 gallons More...

Dozens of nonprofits receive Community Foundation grants

The Community Foundation of Collier County has distributed $1,604,894 in 314 grants made to nonprofit agencies in the third quarter of the foundation’s fiscal year (Jan. 1-March 31). More...

Planned Parenthood plans ‘Myth-Busting Mixer’

Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida and its Professional Action Network invite the public to a “Myth-Busting Mixer,” the first event sponsored by PAN, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, in Bonita Springs.  More...

Bike rides followed by presentations

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office and Naples Velo host the second annual Donut Ride in celebration of Bicycle Safety Month on Saturday morning, May 20.  More...

Watch out for CCSO traffic deputies

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office deputies will be on traffic detail the week of May 22-26:  Monday, May 22  Goodlette-Frank Road and Pelican Marsh Boulevard: Speeding  Pine Ridge Road and Napa Boulevard: Aggress More...

Need help finding help?

Volunteers at the Collier Resource Center know the community well and can help clients navigate the maze of health and human service resources available to meet various financial, physical or mental needs. More...

The reluctant traveler packs her bags, casts her anxieties aside

THE DIVA DIARIES

According to the smart people at Merriam Webster, the definition of wanderlust is “a strong desire to travel.”  And as we ease into travel season, I’m realizing more and more that I’m not only a homebody, I may even have More...

Business News

Weak winter

Tourism numbers down in all but Collier — here’s why

SO TOURIST SEASON IS OVER? WELL, NOT quite. More...

Finding success in helping people find good people

FROM THE TOP

CJ Hueston has loved sports since childhood, both as a spectator and as a participant. More...

It’s time to make a nomination for Excellence in Industry Awards

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Excellence in Industry Awards recognizing corporate and individual excellence in Collier County in five categories:  ¦ Business Expansion  ¦ Company to Watch  ¦ Young Professional of the More...