June 29, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

Airport traffic sets record in May

During May, 629,321 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport, an increase of 3.7 percent compared to May 2016. More...

Leading Collier County’s nonprofit mental health center

PROFILE IN PARADISE

The David Lawrence Center is a not-for-profit provider of behavioral health solutions dedicated to inspiring and creating life-changing wellness for every individual. More...

Orchid society hosts program about the latest research efforts

The Naples Orchid Society invites members and guests to hear about the latest research on Florida native orchids when the society meets on Thursday, July 6, at Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive. More...

C’mon! Sign up for museum’s annual sandcastle competition

Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples holds the fifth annual Castles for Kids sand-sculpting competition Wednesday, Aug. 2, at LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort. Participation is limited to the first 20 teams to sign up.  More...

Teen visits CCSO deputies who visited her in hospital

Seventeen-year-old Lauren Burton was laid up in bed at NCH North in December when the world outside lit up red, white and blue. More...

Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, the brawny coddler

BEHIND THE WHEEL

The classic styling of today’s Jeep Wrangler is part of a slow design evolution from its WWII founding father. Retaining the visual connection to an American hero has been so successful that it sustains an entire brand. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

‘Sister Act’

“THIS IS THE MOST DISCO MUSICAL THE Naples Players have ever put on,” declares music director Charles Fornara. “I can’t think of anything that’s had this much of that wonderful style of music.” More...

Fred and Ginger star in summer series

Grab some popcorn, settle in and let a classic twosome of twinkle toes knock your socks off at the FGCU Renaissance Academy’s summer classic film series featuring the best romantic comedies starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. More...

A towering techno-thriller achievement with a grim political vision

FLORIDA WRITERS

Book 21 in the Kirk McGarvey series by David Hagberg is, among other things, a story about superluxury real estate, the investment strategies of the super-rich and the enormous vanity and sense of privilege that infects those who have virtually unlim More...

Sit, Boo-Boo, Sit! Send pet photos to our annual contest

Our pets are part of our families — humans love their dogs, cats, snakes, chickens, birds, ferrets, horses — well, all the varieties of animals that love us unconditionally. More...

AAA predicts record July 4 travelers

More Americans will travel this Independence Day than ever before, according to a AAA forecast that says 44.2 million Americans (2.3 million Floridians) will take to the nation’s roads, skies, rails and waterways — an increase of 1.3 mill More...

Grant will help center enhance services for its young clients

David Lawrence Center has received a $150,000 grant from the Virginia B. More...

Two months in, a look at turtle nesting season

It’s turtle time in Southwest Florida — and elsewhere. Every night through August, female loggerheads and the occasional green turtle will lumber their way up our sandy shores to deposit a veritable treasure trove of leathery eggs. More...

Reading tutors needed to work with pre-schoolers and parents

Literacy Volunteers of Collier County seeks volunteer tutors for the coming school year. The Children and Parents Reading Together program takes place in Head Start schools in Collier County. More...

Traffic deputies are on the road

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office deputies will be on traffic detail the week of July 3-7:  Monday, July 3  U.S. More...

Who says every birthday should be a big deal?

THE DIVA DIARIES

Is it wrong to boycott your own birthday?  Yet another birthday is creeping up on me, and I’m just not into it anymore.  Don’t get me wrong. More...

Business News

Kind workplaces

Making nice to colleagues and clients part of the job

How “kind” is your workplace? Are your employees or co-workers stressed to the max, overly competitive and habitually secretive? Or are people open, communicative, helpful and friendly? More...

Atilus co-founder relishes growth and hurdles

FROM THE TOP

The last 12 years have been a period of growth and discovery for Zach Katkin, both personally and professionally.  More...

Uncommon Friends welcomes nominations for ethics award

The deadline for nominations for the 2017 Business Ethics Award from the Uncommon Friends Foundation is Sept. 1.  More...