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Band stand: Naples High School music ensemble brings 'flash band' to Fifth Avenue
Published 05/16/2013 at 12:58 p.m.
The key to a successful "flash mob" is that the audience doesn't know until the event begins that they are, in fact, an audience.
Stone crab lovers have plenty to crab about as 'terrible' harvesting season ends
Published 05/16/2013 at 6:01 a.m.
Stone crabs are a delicacy harvested in Southwest Florida but Wednesday marked the end of the season for pulling them from their traps. Crabbers and retailers say the season wasn't the best.
Rock 'n' roll royalty: Crosby, Stills and Nash wow the crowd at Barbara Mann
Published 05/15/2013 at 1:11 p.m.
Crosby, Stills & Nash may be silver-haired but they're solid gold as musicians and performers, they proved in Fort Myers Tuesday.
Expect coneheads, Blues Brothers, and more at 'SNL'-themed Great Dock Canoe Race
Published 05/10/2013 at 5:30 a.m.
Every year, the Great Dock Canoe Race chooses a theme, and this year, it’s “Saturday Night Live,” fitting because both “SNL” and the GDCR were born in the 1970s. The iconic television show had not yet celebrated its second birthday ...
The Bard on the rock – High school students stage 'Twelfth Night'
Published 05/09/2013 at 12:31 p.m.
"The play's the thing." The famous line from Hamlet rings true for the Marco Island Shakespeare Festival. If you're going to stage a theatrical production, Shakespeare is the gold standard, and for their inaugural play, festival founder and director Jacqu
Learning to eat right: Bonita Springs Elementary wins national nutrition award
Published 05/08/2013 at 4:13 p.m.
Bonita Springs Elementary School was recently honored with a national nutrition award, but the students were at least as interested in the bounty of watermelon, cantaloupe, pineapples, grapes and strawberries that came along with the plaque.
Making a splash: Students come to Sun-n-Fun for water safety reminder
Published 05/07/2013 at 1:29 p.m.
As noted safety expert the Cat in the Hat once said, "It's fun to have fun, but you have to know how." For close to a thousand Collier County middle and high school students who came to Sun-n-Fun Friday, that ...
'Talk Derby to Me' – 'Run for the Roses' a chance for Marco Island to raise cash for the kids
Published 05/06/2013 at 12:17 p.m.
The Marco Island Brewery was packed Saturday afternoon for "Talk Derby to Me," with enough extravagant hats to make it difficult to see around the restaurant, let alone move around freely. The occasion was the annual fundraiser for Marco's Upon ...
Capri fire board votes no on consolidation with East Naples
Published 05/02/2013 at 8:55 p.m.
In a 3-2 vote, the Isles of Capri Fire Advisory Board votes not to consolidate with East Naples Fire — for now.
Congressman talks, and listens – Rep. Trey Radel appears before Marco Island's Caxambas Republican Club
Published 05/02/2013 at 11:59 a.m.
Marco Island's, and Southwest Florida's, freshman U.S. Congressman came to the island Wednesday evening, spending an hour with the Caxambas Republican Club. This was a homecoming of sorts for Trey Radel, who was preaching to the choir on Marco, comfortabl
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