December 8, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Conservancy welcome kids for winter camp

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is taking reservations for its 2016 Winter Camp for kids in grades two through five. Sessions from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. More...

Christmas on Sunday means uber early shipping dates

With Christmas Day falling on a Sunday this year, it’s more important than ever to get your holiday shipping organized. If you want a gift to arrive by Christmas, you should shoot for a Dec. 23 delivery. More...

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Real Estate News

Historic McSwain home gets new look

Local contractors and organizations pitch in for restoration project

The Bonita Springs Historical Society has completed another phase of renovation on the historic McSwain Home, located at 27451 Old 41 Road, restoring the home’s former curb appeal. More...

Holidays are happier in Ave Maria

¦ Your Home for the Holiday  More...

Kalea Bay’s community amenities popular with buyers Tower residences priced from $1.3 million

If the clubhouse is the social and recreational centerpiece of a community then Kalea Bay’s will surely be one of the busiest places in the gated, luxury residential high-rise community located on Vanderbilt Drive in North Naples. More...

Naples man is friend of the last of Doolittle’s Raiders

Retrospect is a great trivializer for many, but not for Fred Valentine, at 94 a vibrant Neapolitan still young enough to celebrate a living hero, the last of 80.  More...

Holocaust movie hosted by Italian American Foundation

GenShoah of Southwest Florida and the Naples Italian American Foundation host a screening of the award-winning documentary “My Italian Secret” at 7 p.m. Thursday Dec. 8, at the NIAF, 7035 Airport-Pulling Road.  More...

Randy Thibault looks at Babcock Ranch

Babcock Ranch in southern Charlotte County is zoned for 19,000 new homes. How will it affect the real estate market nearby?  More...

Jones’ punch bowls are rare and exquisite finds

ANTIQUES

If you were getting ready for the traditional Christmas party in 1860s England, you might have been searching the storage cupboards for the holiday punch bowl. More...

Business News

The company party

How to celebrate the holidays with your bosses and colleagues

’Tis the season for Herculean shopping, holiday decorations, sharing time with loved ones and another yuletide staple: the company Christmas party.  More...

Office party Ps and Qs

Your company’s holiday gathering is just around the corner. Time to let loose and party with your co-workers after a long year, right? Wrong. More...

Clive Daniel Home named National Furnishings winner

Furniture Today, a national communications company serving the home furnishings industry, recently named Clive Daniel Home the national winner in its inaugural Furniture Industry Leadership Awards program. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Meet Bryce Alexander

A talk with the new artistic director at The Naples Players

His office is bare, like an empty stage awaiting the sets and props of a new show.  “My office is completely empty,” says Bryce Alexander, The Naples Players new artistic director. “Right now, it’s pretty stark. More...

Take advantage of Naples Restaurant Week deals

So are you going to wait until season heats up to visit the good restaurants? Don’t, unless you like waiting for your dinner. As it happens, Naples Restaurant Week continues until Dec. More...

Threat of bird flu epidemic sets canine-aided security force into action

FLORIDA WRITERS

Alex Kava’s highly original Ryder Creed series gets better and better as the title character gains in complexity. More...