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Full gallery »C’MON Oktoberfest

  • Jennifer Urness, left, Lori Caras and Tahlia Jacobs during the 2nd Annual Oktoberfest, held at the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples, Saturday, November 2. All proceeds benefit C'MON's programming, which includes events, educational classes and exhibits for children as young as toddlers through elementary school.   John M. Wissocki / Daily News Correspondent.
  • Performers Linda Cleveland, left, and Ann Walker entertained the crowd throughout the evening during the 2nd Annual Oktoberfest, held at the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples, Saturday, November 2. All proceeds benefit C'MON's programming, which includes events, educational classes and exhibits for children as young as toddlers through elementary school.   John M. Wissocki / Daily News Correspondent.
  • Juergen Mross, left, Lori Pachelli, Onur Haytac and Mimy von Schreiner-Valenti during the 2nd Annual Oktoberfest, held at the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples, Saturday, November 2. All proceeds benefit C'MON's programming, which includes events, educational classes and exhibits for children as young as toddlers through elementary school.   John M. Wissocki / Daily News Correspondent.
  • Over 400 guests were present to show their support during the 2nd Annual Oktoberfest, held at the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples, Saturday, November 2. All proceeds benefit C'MON's programming, which includes events, educational classes and exhibits for children as young as toddlers through elementary school.   John M. Wissocki / Daily News Correspondent.
  • Lori Caras couldn't resist a photo op during the 2nd Annual Oktoberfest, held at the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples, Saturday, November 2. All proceeds benefit C'MON's programming, which includes events, educational classes and exhibits for children as young as toddlers through elementary school.   John M. Wissocki / Daily News Correspondent.
  • Over 400 guests were present to show their support during the 2nd Annual Oktoberfest, held at the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples, Saturday, November 2. All proceeds benefit C'MON's programming, which includes events, educational classes and exhibits for children as young as toddlers through elementary school.   John M. Wissocki / Daily News Correspondent.

The 2nd annual Oktoberfest was held at the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples on Saturday, November 2.


Full gallery »GoShots: 3 Wishes patron party

  • Partygoers Rose and Gary King.
  • Mary and Norman Love with Amy Sedlacek, Three Wishes emcee.
  • Dwayne Bergmann with Diana and Scott Willis.
  • Dwayne Bergmann, Elaine Hawkins, Sharon MacDonald and Fred Hawkins.


Full gallery »GoShots: 2013 NCH Hospital Ball

  • Bill Allyn, Christina Mona, Cap Mona and Dolph von Arx.
  • Amber Andel, Kevin Sullivan and Jane Cox.
  • Christine and Terry Flynn.
  • Left, Dr. Alberto De La Rivaherrera and Dr. Deborah Lopez, both of whom tied for the Physician of the Year award, along with Mary and Herb Ehlers.
  • Dr. Allen Weiss, Mary Jane Briggs, Sen. Garrett Richter.
  • State Sen. Garrett Richter and his wife, Diana.


Full gallery »In the 239: Halloween Spooktacular on Fifth

  • Laurel Cordeiro of Naples is dressed up as Audrey Hepburn at the Halloween Spooktacular on Fifth celebration on Oct. 31, 2013 in Naples.
  • Randy Haddaway of Naples participates in the Halloween Spooktacular on Fifth celebration on Oct. 31, 2013 in Naples.
  • Steve Ward of Naples participates in the Halloween Spooktacular on Fifth celebration on Oct. 31, 2013 in Naples.
  • Julie Hill and Mary Shea of Naples participate in the Halloween Spooktacular on Fifth celebration on Oct. 31, 2013 in Naples.
  • Children explore the Dora the Explorer bounce house at Halloween Spooktacular on Fifth on Oct. 31, 2013 in Naples.
  • Pirates rock out at Halloween Spooktacular on Fifth on Oct. 31, 2013 in Naples.

The Halloween Spooktacular on Fifth celebration was held Oct. 31, 2013 in downtown Naples. This gallery will be updated as we get more photos.


Full gallery »Your Photos: Fiesta in PAWradise

  • Fiesta in PAWradise, a fundraiser benefiting the Avow PAWS Pet Program, was held Oct. 18 at the Ispiri community center on the Avow campus. The event featured a silent auction, take home portrait center, doggy fiesta fashion contest, special canine drill team performance, interactive program by Train PAWSitive, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. Share your photos at participate.naplesnews.com. Submitted by naplesnews.com user djonsson#269162
  • Fiesta in PAWradise, a fundraiser benefiting the Avow PAWS Pet Program, was held Oct. 18 at the Ispiri community center on the Avow campus. The event featured a silent auction, take home portrait center, doggy fiesta fashion contest, special canine drill team performance, interactive program by Train PAWSitive, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. Share your photos at participate.naplesnews.com. Submitted by naplesnews.com user djonsson#269162
  • Fiesta in PAWradise, a fundraiser benefiting the Avow PAWS Pet Program, was held Oct. 18 at the Ispiri community center on the Avow campus. The event featured a silent auction, take home portrait center, doggy fiesta fashion contest, special canine drill team performance, interactive program by Train PAWSitive, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. Share your photos at participate.naplesnews.com. Submitted by naplesnews.com user djonsson#269162
  • Fiesta in PAWradise, a fundraiser benefiting the Avow PAWS Pet Program, was held Oct. 18 at the Ispiri community center on the Avow campus. The event featured a silent auction, take home portrait center, doggy fiesta fashion contest, special canine drill team performance, interactive program by Train PAWSitive, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. Share your photos at participate.naplesnews.com. Submitted by naplesnews.com user djonsson#269162
  • Fiesta in PAWradise, a fundraiser benefiting the Avow PAWS Pet Program, was held Oct. 18 at the Ispiri community center on the Avow campus. The event featured a silent auction, take home portrait center, doggy fiesta fashion contest, special canine drill team performance, interactive program by Train PAWSitive, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. Share your photos at participate.naplesnews.com. Submitted by naplesnews.com user djonsson#269162
  • Fiesta in PAWradise, a fundraiser benefiting the Avow PAWS Pet Program, was held Oct. 18 at the Ispiri community center on the Avow campus. The event featured a silent auction, take home portrait center, doggy fiesta fashion contest, special canine drill team performance, interactive program by Train PAWSitive, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. Share your photos at participate.naplesnews.com. Submitted by naplesnews.com user djonsson#269162

Fiesta in PAWradise, a fundraiser benefiting the Avow PAWS Pet Program, was held Oct. 18 at the Ispiri community center on the Avow campus. The event featured a silent auction, take home portrait center, doggy fiesta fashion contest, special canine drill team performance, interactive program by Train PAWSitive, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. Share your photos at participate.naplesnews.com. Submitted by naplesnews.com user djonsson#269162


Full gallery »Your Photos: Stone Crab Festival

  • The Stone Crab Festival kicked off Friday at Tin City in Naples. Share your photos at participate.naplesnews.com. Submitted by naplesnews.com user gc1101
  • The Stone Crab Festival kicked off Friday at Tin City in Naples. Share your photos at participate.naplesnews.com. Submitted by naplesnews.com user gc1101
  • The Stone Crab Festival kicked off Friday at Tin City in Naples. Share your photos at participate.naplesnews.com. Submitted by naplesnews.com user gc1101
  • The Stone Crab Festival kicked off Friday at Tin City in Naples. Share your photos at participate.naplesnews.com. Submitted by naplesnews.com user gc1101
  • The Stone Crab Festival kicked off Friday at Tin City in Naples. Share your photos at participate.naplesnews.com. Submitted by naplesnews.com user gc1101
  • The Stone Crab Festival kicked off Friday at Tin City in Naples. Share your photos at participate.naplesnews.com. Submitted by naplesnews.com user gc1101

The Stone Crab Festival kicked off Friday at Tin City in Naples. Submitted by naplesnews.com user gc1101


Full gallery »After 5 at Erin's Isle

  • Islanders got off the 'Rock' for the Chamber's Business After Five, held Wednesday afternoon at the new Erin's Isle inside Hibiscus Country Club. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Proprietor Mike Ward serves seafood to Mike Shapiro, right, and Mark Moorhead. Islanders got off the 'Rock' for the Chamber's Business After Five, held Wednesday afternoon at the new Erin's Isle inside Hibiscus Country Club. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Putting the band back together - Suzie Walsh, Cindy Crane, Ed Crane, and Dave Walsh. Islanders got off the 'Rock' for the Chamber's Business After Five, held Wednesday afternoon at the new Erin's Isle inside Hibiscus Country Club. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Islanders got off the 'Rock' for the Chamber's Business After Five, held Wednesday afternoon at the new Erin's Isle inside Hibiscus Country Club. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • He wines, she beers - Dick and Debra Shanahan. Islanders got off the 'Rock' for the Chamber's Business After Five, held Wednesday afternoon at the new Erin's Isle inside Hibiscus Country Club. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Steve Reynolds amuses Heidi Berge. Islanders got off the 'Rock' for the Chamber's Business After Five, held Wednesday afternoon at the new Erin's Isle inside Hibiscus Country Club. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent

Many of Marco Island’s movers and shakers moved the off the island en masse Wednesday evening for “October After Five,” the regular monthly social of the Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce. This month’s event took place at Erin’s Isle, in its new location inside the Hibiscus Country Club off Rattlesnake Hammock Road.


Full gallery »GoShots: Fashion Through the Decades - Fort Myers

  • Escenas del primer 'Fashion Through the Decades', un desfile que revive diferentes eras desde la década de 1940 a la actualidad en la moda, el cabello, el maquillaje y la música. Organizado por Lehigh Acres Chapter, Denimianco Boutique y LaBraJay Beauty Services, el sábado 12 de octubre en Colonia Country Club de Fort Myers.
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Scenes from the first Fashion Through the Decades held Oct. 12, 2013 at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Myers.Hosted by American Business Women's Association - Lehigh Acres,Denimianco Boutique and LaBraJay Beauty Services, the event featured a parade of fashions from the 1940s to the present.
  • Escenas del primer 'Fashion Through the Decades', un desfile que revive diferentes eras desde la década de 1940 a la actualidad en la moda, el cabello, el maquillaje y la música. Organizado por Lehigh Acres Chapter, Denimianco Boutique y LaBraJay Beauty Services, el sábado 12 de octubre en Colonia Country Club de Fort Myers.
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Scenes from the first Fashion Through the Decades held Oct. 12, 2013 at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Myers.Hosted by American Business Women's Association - Lehigh Acres, Denimianco Boutique and LaBraJay Beauty Services, the event featured a parade of fashions from the 1940s to the present
  • Escenas del primer 'Fashion Through the Decades', un desfile que revive diferentes eras desde la década de 1940 a la actualidad en la moda, el cabello, el maquillaje y la música. Organizado por Lehigh Acres Chapter, Denimianco Boutique y LaBraJay Beauty Services, el sábado 12 de octubre en Colonia Country Club de Fort Myers.
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Scenes from the first Fashion Through the Decades held Oct. 12, 2013 at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Myers.Hosted by American Business Women's Association - Lehigh Acres, Denimianco Boutique and LaBraJay Beauty Services, the event featured a parade of fashions from the 1940s to the present.
  • Escenas del primer 'Fashion Through the Decades', un desfile que revive diferentes eras desde la década de 1940 a la actualidad en la moda, el cabello, el maquillaje y la música. Organizado por Lehigh Acres Chapter, Denimianco Boutique y LaBraJay Beauty Services, el sábado 12 de octubre en Colonia Country Club de Fort Myers.
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Scenes from the first Fashion Through the Decades held Oct. 12, 2013 at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Myers.Hosted by American Business Women's Association - Lehigh Acres, Denimianco Boutique and LaBraJay Beauty Services, the event featured a parade of fashions from the 1940s to the present
  • Escenas del primer 'Fashion Through the Decades', un desfile que revive diferentes eras desde la década de 1940 a la actualidad en la moda, el cabello, el maquillaje y la música. Organizado por Lehigh Acres Chapter, Denimianco Boutique y LaBraJay Beauty Services, el sábado 12 de octubre en Colonia Country Club de Fort Myers.
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Scenes from the first Fashion Through the Decades held Oct. 12, 2013 at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Myers.Hosted by American Business Women's Association - Lehigh Acres, Denimianco Boutique and LaBraJay Beauty Services, the event featured a parade of fashions from the 1940s to the present
  • Escenas del primer 'Fashion Through the Decades', un desfile que revive diferentes eras desde la década de 1940 a la actualidad en la moda, el cabello, el maquillaje y la música. Organizado por Lehigh Acres Chapter, Denimianco Boutique y LaBraJay Beauty Services, el sábado 12 de octubre en Colonia Country Club de Fort Myers.
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Scenes from the first Fashion Through the Decades held Oct. 12, 2013 at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Myers.Hosted by American Business Women's Association - Lehigh Acres, Denimianco Boutique and LaBraJay Beauty Services, the event featured a parade of fashions from the 1940s to the present

Scenes from the first Fashion Through the Decades held Oct. 12, 2013 at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Myers.Hosted by American Business Women's Association - Lehigh Acres, Denimianco Boutique and LaBraJay Beauty Services, the event featured a parade of fashions from the 1940s to the present


Full gallery »Gente de Zona - Dimension Night Club Naples

  • Escenas de la presentación de Gente de Zona, uno de los grupo de reggaeton cubano más famosos, en Dimension Night Club, Naples, Florida, el sábado 12 de octubre.
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Scenes from the Gente de Zona concert. The popular Cuban reggaeton group was at Dimension Night Club in Naples on October 12, 2013.
  • Escenas de la presentación de Gente de Zona, uno de los grupo de reggaeton cubano más famosos, en Dimension Night Club, Naples, Florida, el sábado 12 de octubre.
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Scenes from the Gente de Zona concert. The popular Cuban reggaeton group was at Dimension Night Club in Naples on October 12, 2013.
  • Escenas de la presentación de Gente de Zona, uno de los grupo de reggaeton cubano más famosos, en Dimension Night Club, Naples, Florida, el sábado 12 de octubre.
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Scenes from the Gente de Zona concert at Dimension Night Club in Naples on October 12, 2013.
  • Escenas de la presentacion de Gente de Zona, uno de los grupo de reguet—n cubano mas famosos, en Dimension Night Club, en Naples, Florida, el sabado 12 de octubre.

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Scenes from the Gente de Zona concert at Dimension Night Club in Naples on October 12, 2013.
  • Escenas de la presentación de Gente de Zona, uno de los grupo de reggaeton cubano más famosos, en Dimension Night Club, Naples, Florida, el sábado 12 de octubre.
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Audience members have their photo taken with a member of Gente de Zona. The Cuban reggaeton group was at Dimension Night Club in Naples on October 12, 2013.
  • Escenas de la presentación de Gente de Zona, uno de los grupo de reggaeton cubano más famosos, en Dimension Night Club, Naples, Florida, el sábado 12 de octubre.
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Scenes from the Gente de Zona concert at Dimension Night Club in Naples on October 12, 2013.


Full gallery »Chili cookoff, Marco Island

  • Elaine Orr says she makes her chili from 'beef, beans, spices and love.' The Marco Island Fire-Rescue Foundation held the first Jerry Adams Chili Cook-Off Saturday at the Esplanade, raising money for the organization's support of the island's firefighters. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Martin Roddy, with wife Debbie, chaired the event. The Marco Island Fire-Rescue Foundation held the first Jerry Adams Chili Cook-Off Saturday at the Esplanade, raising money for the organization's support of the island's firefighters. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Chuck Leedy's 'Black Pearl' pirate chili features six kinds of meat. The Marco Island Fire-Rescue Foundation held the first Jerry Adams Chili Cook-Off Saturday at the Esplanade, raising money for the organization's support of the island's firefighters. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • John Marchetti gets some chili from Lt. Craig Weinbaum of the East Naples Fire Dept. The Marco Island Fire-Rescue Foundation held the first Jerry Adams Chili Cook-Off Saturday at the Esplanade, raising money for the organization's support of the island's firefighters. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Jerry Gibson savors his chili. The Marco Island Fire-Rescue Foundation held the first Jerry Adams Chili Cook-Off Saturday at the Esplanade, raising money for the organization's support of the island's firefighters. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Firefighter Ray Ladurini shows the bottom of his department's five gallons of chili. The Marco Island Fire-Rescue Foundation held the first Jerry Adams Chili Cook-Off Saturday at the Esplanade, raising money for the organization's support of the island's firefighters. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent

They came, they tasted, they voted. Over 300 paying customers, either chili lovers, fire department supporters, or both, showed up Saturday afternoon at the Esplanade for the “First Annual Jerry Adams Chili Cook-Off,” to benefit the Marco Island Fire-Rescue Foundation.


Full gallery »Newcomers' Halloween, 2013

  • This group was the Rosetta Stone singers. Luisa M. Stiers/Submitted
  • This group was called 'The Wedding Party.' Luisa M. Stiers/Submitted
  • Some memebers of the club dressed up as Joy's Angels, in honor of a recently departed member. Luisa M. Stiers/Submitted
  • Here we have the 'Beach Friends.' Luisa M. Stiers/Submitted
  • The Spice Girls, Blue Ribbon costume winners in the club's contest. Luisa M. Stiers/Submitted

he Marco Island Newcomers Club held their annual Halloween party on Wednesday, Oct. 9. The club is for women and they meet for lunch and socializing at 11:30 a.m. the second Wednesday of every month at the Marco Island Yacht Club, 1400 N. Collier Blvd. For membership information contact Janet Dickens (239) 682-1010, or Jacky Childress (440) 539-4662. Online at marconewcomers.org.


Full gallery »Pirate Fest 2013

  • Corey Perrine/Staff 
Chaz 'Black Caesar' Maupin of Fort Myers puts on his best pirate face during the 8th annual 2013 Pollo Tropico Pirate Fest on Old San Carlos Boulevard Oct. 11, 2013 in Fort Myers Beach, Fla. Atop is a cat skull his friend found after a stray was hit by a car. Hundreds came to for the pirate stroll which kicks off events through Sunday concerning all things swash-buckling. Events include pirate ship rides, shows, music, food, merchandise and more. The family-friendly event is free Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Sunday.
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Sam Verdonck, 6, center right, of Fort Myers holds an impromptu 'stick up' using his fingers as guns while being coralled by his father, Scott, right, pointing at Amy Hemsley, center left, and Marc Hawkins, center, both of Cape Coral during the 8th annual 2013 Pollo Tropico Pirate Fest on Old San Carlos Boulevard Oct. 11, 2013 in Fort Myers Beach, Fla. Hundreds came to for the pirate stroll which kicks off events through Sunday concerning all things swash-buckling. Events include pirate ship rides, shows, music, food, merchandise and more. The family-friendly event is free Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Sunday. Hemsley and Hawkins say they play their roles between pirates and medieval festivals 8 months out of the year traveling between Florida, Georgia and Alabama. 'The best part is the children,' Hemsley said. 'Because I like giving out treasure (chocolate coins).'
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Sara Kelly of Louisville, Ky. readies herself for a photo op with friends and family during the 8th annual 2013 Pollo Tropico Pirate Fest on Old San Carlos Boulevard Oct. 11, 2013 in Fort Myers Beach, Fla. Hundreds came to for the pirate stroll which kicks off events through Sunday concerning all things swash-buckling. Events include pirate ship rides, shows, music, food, merchandise and more. The family-friendly event is free Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Sunday.
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Carolyn Ryan, 67, dances with Dan Rickord outside SOB's to pirate music during the 8th annual 2013 Pollo Tropico Pirate Fest on Old San Carlos Boulevard Oct. 11, 2013 in Fort Myers Beach, Fla. Hundreds came to for the pirate stroll which kicks off events through Sunday concerning all things swash-buckling. Events include pirate ship rides, shows, music, food, merchandise and more. The family-friendly event is free Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Sunday. 'As long as I can keep moving, I'm gonna.' Ryan said.
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From left, Doris Devaul, Dede Upperman, both of Canton, Ohio and Donna Harbaugh, of Fort Myers, all sisters, enjoy each others company during the 8th annual 2013 Pollo Tropico Pirate Fest on Old San Carlos Boulevard Oct. 11, 2013 in Fort Myers Beach, Fla. Hundreds came to for the pirate stroll which kicks off events through Sunday concerning all things swash-buckling. Events include pirate ship rides, shows, music, food, merchandise and more. The family-friendly event is free Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Sunday.
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Brandon Martenelli,18, of Dunedin, plays the bagpipes for passersby during the 8th annual 2013 Pollo Tropico Pirate Fest on Old San Carlos Boulevard Oct. 11, 2013 in Fort Myers Beach, Fla. Hundreds came to for the pirate stroll which kicks off events through Sunday concerning all things swash-buckling. Events include pirate ship rides, shows, music, food, merchandise and more. The family-friendly event is free Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Sunday.


Full gallery »GoShots: Fashion for Her 2013 - part 1

  • Modelo Laura Garcia en pasarela del 3er Desfile anual 'Fashion for Her 2013', con la diseñadora boliviana Rosita Hurtado, y su nueva colección de otoño 'Stars of the Night', el viernes 27 de septiembre en el Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples. Por tercer año consecutivo D'Latinos organiza este evento a beneficio de Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
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Laura Garcia shows off a dress from Bolivian designer Rosita Hurtado's new fall collection during Fashion for Her 2013 on Friday,Sept. 27, 2013 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort,Naples. The event benefited Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.
  • Modelo Lorena Plasencia en pasarela del 3er Desfile anual 'Fashion for Her 2013', con la diseñadora boliviana Rosita Hurtado, y su nueva colección de otoño 'Stars of the Night', el viernes 27 de septiembre en  el Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples. Por tercer año consecutivo D'Latinos organiza este evento a beneficio de Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
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Lorena Plasencia shows off a dress from Bolivian designer Rosita Hurtado's new fall collection during Fashion for Her 2013 on Friday,Sept. 27, 2013 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort,Naples. The event benefited Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.
  • 3er Desfile anual 'Fashion for Her 2013', con la diseñadora boliviana Rosita Hurtado, y su nueva colección de otoño 'Stars of the Night', el viernes 27 de septiembre en el Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples. Por tercer año consecutivo D'Latinos organiza este evnto a beneficio de Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
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Scenes from the third annual Fashion for Her 2013 on Friday,Sept. 27, 2013 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort,Naples. The evening featured Bolivian designer Rosita Hurtado's new fall collection 'Stars of the Night.' The event benefited Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.
  • La diseñadora Rosita Hurtado posa al frente de los 16 modelos en el 3er Desfile anual 'Fashion for Her 2013', donde presenta su nueva colección de otoño 'Stars of the Night', el viernes 27 de septiembre en  el Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples. Por tercer año consecutivo D'Latinos organiza este evento a beneficio de Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
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The designer Rosita Hurtado, front, poses with models showcasing her 'Stars of the Night' fall collection. Hurtado's designs were featured during the Fashion for Her 2013 on Friday,Sept. 27, 2013 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort,Naples. The event benefited Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.
  • 3er Desfile anual 'Fashion for Her 2013', con la diseñadora boliviana Rosita Hurtado, y su nueva colección de otoño 'Stars of the Night', el viernes 27 de septiembre en el Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples. Por tercer año consecutivo D'Latinos organiza este evento a beneficio de Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
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Scenes from the third annual'Fashion for Her 2013' on Friday,Sept. 27, 2013 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort,Naples. The evening featured Bolivian designer Rosita Hurtado's new fall collection 'Stars of the Night.' The event benefited Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.
  • 3er Desfile anual 'Fashion for Her 2013', presenta a la diseñadora boliviana Rosita Hurtado y su nueva colección de otoño 'Stars of the Night', el viernes 27 de septiembre en el Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples. Por tercer año consecutivo D'Latinos organiza este evento a beneficio de Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
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Scenes from the third annual Fashion for Her 2013 on Friday,Sept. 27, 2013 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort,Naples. The evening featured Bolivian designer Rosita Hurtado's new fall collection 'Stars of the Night.' The event benefited Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.

Scenes from the third annual"Fashion for Her 2013" on Friday,Sept. 27, 2013 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort,Naples. The evening featured Bolivian designer Rosita Hurtado's new fall collection "Stars of the Night."


Full gallery »CJ's B'Day

  • Marco ACS chairman Loan Lam tries to estimate the number of golf tees in an oversized wine glass. CJ's on the Bay celebrated five years on Marco Island on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, with a carnival atmosphere, food specials, live music and activities benefitting the American Cancer Society. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • CJ's on the Bay server Jessica Butler models her costume. CJ's celebrated five years on Marco Island on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, with a carnival atmosphere, food specials, live music and activities benefitting the American Cancer Society.
  • CJ's on the Bay  owners Jacquie and Curt Koon toast the restaurant's birthday with chef/manager Laura Owen, right. celebrated five years on Marco Island on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, with a carnival atmosphere, food specials, live music and activities benefitting the American Cancer Society.
  • Lisa Honig, executive director of the Marco ACS, scoops up popcorn. CJ's on the Bay celebrated five years on Marco Island on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, with a carnival atmosphere, food specials, live music and activities benefitting the American Cancer Society.
  • Soledad Belmare did her best, but couldn't drop Nick Catudal into the chilly water. CJ's on the Bay celebrated five years on Marco Island on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, with a carnival atmosphere, food specials, live music and activities benefitting the American Cancer Society.
  • Like Babe Ruth, Dick Brown calls his shot at the dunk tank. CJ's on the Bay celebrated five years on Marco Island on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, with a carnival atmosphere, food specials, live music and activities benefitting the American Cancer Society.

It was a birthday party for a five-year-old, but the guests were doing more than a little drinking. CJ’s on the Bay celebrated five years on Marco Island on Sunday afternoon, with a party around the outside bar in the courtyard at their Esplanade location on Smokehouse Bay. Curt Koon, the “C” of CJ’s, gleefully poured a five-gallon bucket of ice into the dunk tank above which Nick Catudal sat poised, forgetting perhaps that he was scheduled for his own turn in the “cold seat” later on.


Full gallery »GoShots: Wine, food pairings event at Kurrents

  • The Marriott pulled out all stops on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, for its Villa Maria Wine Dinner, a five-course meal complemented by wine selections from the New Zealand winery.
  • Winemaker Simon Fell expounds on the wines being served. The Marriott pulled out all stops  on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, for its Villa Maria Wine Dinner, a five-course meal complemented by wine selections from the New Zealand winery.
  • Winemaker Simon Fell expounds on the wines being served. The Marriott pulled out all stops on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, for its Villa Maria Wine Dinner, a five-course meal complemented by wine selections from the New Zealand winery.
  • The Marriott team works to finish the dessert of chocolate mousse with praline crunch. The hotel pulled out all stops  Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, for its Villa Maria Wine Dinner, a five-course meal complemented by wine selections from the New Zealand winery.
  • Chocolate mousse with praline crunch is the sweet ending. The Marriott pulled out all stops on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, for its Villa Maria Wine Dinner, a five-course meal complemented by wine selections from the New Zealand winery.
  • Linda and Richard RInaldi enjoy a glass of pinot noir. The Marriott pulled out all stops on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, for its Villa Maria Wine Dinner, a five-course meal complemented by wine selections from the New Zealand winery.

Marco Marriott’s Kurrents restaurant hosted a dinner Wednesday evening, pairing wines from New Zealand’s Villa Maria winery with five courses of gourmet dishes. Villa Maria’s winemaker Simon Fell flew in from Auckland as guest of honor, and shared his insights into the wines as the 60 or so diners sampled the fruits of his labor.


Full gallery »Your GoShots: Crowne Plaza Fall Beer Summit

  • Scenes from The Crowne Plaza Hotel's Fall Beer Summit on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 in Fort Myers. The summit included a guided tour of Chicago-based brewery Goose Islandâ’s â“vintage ales,â” as well as a four-course menu prepared by Executive Chef Kevin Healey. Proceeds from the event were donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County.
  • Scenes from The Crowne Plaza Hotel's Fall Beer Summit on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 in Fort Myers. The summit included a guided tour of Chicago-based brewery Goose Islandâ’s â“vintage ales,â” as well as a four-course menu prepared by Executive Chef Kevin Healey. Proceeds from the event were donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County.
  • Scenes from The Crowne Plaza Hotel's Fall Beer Summit on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 in Fort Myers. The summit included a guided tour of Chicago-based brewery Goose Islandâ’s â“vintage ales,â” as well as a four-course menu prepared by Executive Chef Kevin Healey. Proceeds from the event were donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County.
  • Scenes from The Crowne Plaza Hotel's Fall Beer Summit on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 in Fort Myers. The summit included a guided tour of Chicago-based brewery Goose Islandâ’s â“vintage ales,â” as well as a four-course menu prepared by Executive Chef Kevin Healey. Proceeds from the event were donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County.
  • Scenes from The Crowne Plaza Hotel's Fall Beer Summit on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 in Fort Myers. The summit included a guided tour of Chicago-based brewery Goose Islandâ’s â“vintage ales,â” as well as a four-course menu prepared by Executive Chef Kevin Healey. Proceeds from the event were donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County.
  • Scenes from The Crowne Plaza Hotel's Fall Beer Summit on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 in Fort Myers. The summit included a guided tour of Chicago-based brewery Goose Islandâ’s â“vintage ales,â” as well as a four-course menu prepared by Executive Chef Kevin Healey. Proceeds from the event were donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County.

Scenes from The Crowne Plaza Hotel's Fall Beer Summit. The event included a guided tour of Goose Island’s “vintage ales,” as well as a four-course menu prepared by Executive Chef Kevin Healey. Proceeds from the summit were donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County. Have GoShots of your own? Share them with GoNaples by uploading them at http://participate.naplesnews.com/


Full gallery »GoShots: Salon de Garage

  • Louise Peloquin collects images of pelicans, and added this photograph to her collection. The Marco Island Center for the Arts held a 'Salon de Garage' Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, opening a show of works on sale to benefit the organization and saying goodbye to executive director Lynn Holley.
  • Dave Rice checks out the hors d'oeuvres table. The Marco Island Center for the Arts held a 'Salon de Garage' Tuesday Sept. 10, 2013, opening a show of works on sale to benefit the organization and saying goodbye to executive director Lynn Holley.
  • Retired art teacher and new Marco resident Margo Kostecka inspects a painting by Inez Hudson. The Marco Island Center for the Arts held a 'Salon de Garage' Tuesday Sept. 10, 2013, opening a show of works on sale to benefit the organization and saying goodbye to executive director Lynn Holley.
  • The price tag on this piece by Leo Schimanszky, titled 'Head,' reads $29,000. The Marco Island Center for the Arts held a 'Salon de Garage' Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, opening a show of works on sale to benefit the organization and saying goodbye to executive director Lynn Holley.
  • Outgoing executive director Lynn Holley and board president Rosemary Wick share a moment. The Marco Island Center for the Arts held a 'Salon de Garage' Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, opening a show of works on sale to benefit the organization and saying goodbye to Holley. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent
  • Outgoing executive director Lynn Holley addresses the group. The Marco Island Center for the Arts held a 'Salon de Garage' Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, opening a show of works on sale to benefit the organization and saying goodbye to Holley. Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent

There was a lot going on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at the Marco Island Center for the Arts. For starters, the regular “Second Tuesday” opening reception for the gallery’s exhibits bore the tantalizing title “Salon de Garage,” featuring a sale of artwork donated to the center, what outgoing Art Center executive Director Lynn Holley called “a garage sale for art connoisseurs.”


Full gallery »GoShots: Journey of the Hispanic Artist in America opening

  • La modelo Cinthia Valadez y el artista Cesar Aguilera. Inauguración de la exposición de arte latino 'Viaje del artista hispano en America', el viernes 6 de septiembre en Naples Depot Museum, espectáculo con 14 pinturas y 3 esculturas abstractas de bronce de siete artistas hispanos locales que han llegado de Argentina, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, México y Perú.
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Scenes from “Journey of the Hispanic Artist in America” exhibit opening on Sept. 6, 2013 at the Naples Depot Museum in Naples. The exhibit features paintings and bronze abstract sculptures by seven local artists who came to Southwest Florida from Argentina, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru and continues through Oct, 21.
  • La familia Fallo, de Colombia y residentes en Naples, posan frente a la obra del artista colombiano Juan Diaz. Inauguración de la exposición de arte hispano 'Viaje del artista hispano en América', el viernes 6 de septiembre en Naples Depot Museum, espectáculo con 14 pinturas y 3 esculturas abstractas de bronce de siete artistas hispanos locales que han llegado de Argentina, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, México y Perú. Foto cortesia Floriberto Martinez
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The Fallo family, of Colombia and Naples, pose in front of the work by Colombian artist Juan Diaz. The opening for the “Journey of the Hispanic Artist in America” exhibit was held Sept. 6, 2013 at the Naples Depot Museum in Naples. The exhibit features paintings and bronze abstract sculptures by seven local artists who came to Southwest Florida from Argentina, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru and continues through Oct. 21.
  • El artista pintor Quintin Perez Martinez, explica sobre el tema de su obra, a uno de los asistentes a la inauguración de la exposición de arte hispano 'Viaje del artista hispano en América', el viernes 6 de septiembre en Naples Depot Museum, espectáculo con 14 pinturas y 3 esculturas abstractas de bronce de siete artistas hispanos locales que han llegado de Argentina, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, México y Perú. Foto cortesia Floriberto Martinez
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Scenes from the “Journey of the Hispanic Artist in America” exhibit opening on Sept. 6, 2013 at the Naples Depot Museum in Naples. The exhibit features paintings and bronze abstract sculptures by seven local artists who came to Southwest Florida from Argentina, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru and continues through Oct. 21.
  • El artista Jose Maria Castillo, dialoga sobre su obra con el artista caricaturista Lasso. Inauguración de la exposición de arte hispano 'Viaje del artista hispano en America', el viernes 6 de septiembre organizado por Naples Depot Museum, celebra el Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana y el 500 aniversario del descubrimiento de la Florida. Foto cortesia Floriberto Martinez
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Artist Jose Maria Castillo, talks about his work with cartoonist Lasso during the “Journey of the Hispanic Artist in America” exhibit opening on Sept. 6, 2013 at the Naples Depot Museum in Naples. The exhibit features paintings and bronze abstract sculptures by seven local artists who came to Southwest Florida from Argentina, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru and continues through Oct. 21.
  • El guitarrista Solista Michael Blasucci, se encargó de poner en ambiente musical durante la inauguración de la exposición de arte hispano 'Viaje del artista hispano en América', el viernes 6 de septiembre en Naples Depot Museum, espectáculo con 14 pinturas y 3 esculturas abstractas de bronce de siete artistas hispanos locales que han llegado de Argentina, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, México y Perú. Cortesia Floriberto Martinez
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Guitarist Michael Blasucci, left, and other musicians play during the “Journey of the Hispanic Artist in America” exhibit opening on Sept. 6, 2013 at the Naples Depot Museum in Naples. The exhibit features paintings and bronze abstract sculptures by seven local artists who came to Southwest Florida from Argentina, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru and continues through Oct. 21.
  • Los artista Quintin Perez Martinez y Cecilia Valadez junto a la organizadora del evento Christina Apkarian. Inauguración de la exposición de arte latino 'Viaje del artista hispano en América', el viernes 6 de septiembre en Naples Depot Museum, espectáculo con 14 pinturas y 3 esculturas abstractas de bronce de siete artistas hispanos locales que han llegado de Argentina, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico y Perú. Foto cortesia Floriberto Martinez
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Artist Quintin Perez Martinez and Cecilia Valadez with event organizer Christina Apkarian during the “Journey of the Hispanic Artist in America” exhibit opening on Sept. 6, 2013 at the Naples Depot Museum. The exhibit features paintings and bronze abstract sculptures by seven local artists who came to Southwest Florida from Argentina, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru.

Scenes from the opening of “Journey of the Hispanic Artist in America” exhibit at Naples Depot Museum on Sept. 6, 2013. The exhibit consists of 14 paintings and three bronze abstract sculptures by seven local artists who came to Southwest Florida from Argentina, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru and is on display through Oct. 21, 2013.


Full gallery »Live and Local at Artis--Naples

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Megan Abner, center, dances along as Mudbone performs at Artis--Naples Daniels pavilion on Thursday, September 5, 2013. The concert was one of three planned for the Daniels Pavilion in a new 'Live and Local' series at Artis--Naples, formerly known as the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. A story on the concert and information on the upcoming concerts will appear on page 1D of the Naples Daily News Saturday or online at naplesnews.com later today (Friday, Sept. 6).
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People dance along to music played by Mudbone at Artis--Naples Daniels pavilion on Thursday, September 5, 2013. The concert was one of three planned for the Daniels Pavilion in a new 'Live and Local' series at Artis--Naples, formerly known as the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. A story on the concert and information on the upcoming concerts will appear on page 1D of the Naples Daily News Saturday or online at naplesnews.com later today (Friday, Sept. 6).
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Rick Howard, of Mudbone, performs live at Artis--Naples Daniels pavilion to a lively crowd of people on Thursday, September 5, 2013. The concert was one of three planned for the Daniels Pavilion in a new 'Live and Local' series at Artis--Naples, formerly known as the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. A story on the concert and information on the upcoming concerts will appear on page 1D of the Naples Daily News Saturday or online at naplesnews.com later today (Friday, Sept. 6).
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Jim Kava, left, and Debra Kava, right, dance to live music performed by Mudbone at Artis--Naples Daniels pavilion on Thursday, September 5, 2013. The concert was one of three planned for the Daniels Pavilion in a new 'Live and Local' series at Artis--Naples, formerly known as the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. A story on the concert and information on the upcoming concerts will appear on page 1D of the Naples Daily News Saturday or online at naplesnews.com later today (Friday, Sept. 6).
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Jim Kava watches on as Mudbone performs at Artis--Naples Daniels pavilion on Thursday, September 5, 2013. The concert was one of three planned for the Daniels Pavilion in a new 'Live and Local' series at Artis--Naples, formerly known as the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. A story on the concert and information on the upcoming concerts will appear on page 1D of the Naples Daily News Saturday or online at naplesnews.com later today (Friday, Sept. 6).
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Joe and Fabienne Guenther, left to right, of Fort Myers dance as Mudbone performs live at Artis--Naples Daniels pavilion on Thursday, September 5, 2013. The concert was one of three planned for the Daniels Pavilion in a new 'Live and Local' series at Artis--Naples, formerly known as the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. A story on the concert and information on the upcoming concerts will appear on page 1D of the Naples Daily News Saturday or online at naplesnews.com later today (Friday, Sept. 6).

The Daniels Pavilion at Artis--Naples has always been a music venue. But during Live & Local, the 200-plus seat theater transforms into a lounge with sofas, drinks and music


Full gallery »Your GoShots: Hooters and Harley Davidson bikini contest

  • Scenes from Hooters and Harley Davidson Annual Bikini Contest on Aug. 24, 2013. The event featured music by One Night Rodeo.
  • Scenes from Hooters and Harley Davidson Annual Bikini Contest on Aug. 24, 2013. The event featured music by One Night Rodeo.
  • Scenes from Hooters and Harley Davidson Annual Bikini Contest on Aug. 24, 2013. The event featured music by One Night Rodeo.
  • Scenes from Hooters andHarley Davidson Annual Bikini Contest on August 24, 2013. The event featured music by One Night Rodeo.
  • Scenes from Hooters and Harley Davidson Annual Bikini Contest on Aug. 24, 2013. The event featured music by One Night Rodeo.
  • Scenes from Hooters and Harley Davidson Annual Bikini Contest on Aug. 24, 2013. The event featured music by One Night Rodeo.

Scenes from the Hooters and Harley Davidson bikini contest on Aug. 24, 2013 in Naples. Share your photos with GoNaples and the Naples Daily News at www.naplesnews.com/participate/



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