Burger King launching lower-calorie french fry
Updated 9/24/2013 at 10:15 a.m. 0 comments
Burger King wants people to feel less guilty about gobbling up its french fries. The world's No. 2 hamburger chain is launching a new crinkle-cut french fry on Tuesday that it says has 20 percent fewer calories than its regular ...
Florida unemployment rate drops to 7 percent
Updated 9/20/2013 at 10:36 a.m. 1 comment
Florida released new numbers on Friday showing that the state's unemployment rate dropped 0.1 percent in August.
PHOTOS: Realtors, supporters gather for lunch at Hideaway Beach
Published 9/12/2013 at 10:02 a.m. 0 comments
On Wednesday the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors held their September General Membership Luncheon, Trade Show and Election at Hideaway Beach. Realtors and their support networks had booths and displays leading up to a lunch and presentation of t
Leadership Marco gets a history lesson
Published 9/9/2013 at 11:53 a.m. 0 comments
Chaired by Erik Condee and Joe Irvin, the Leadership Marco Class of 2013 began their third session at the Marco Island Historical Museum. Craig Woodward, attorney at Woodword, Pires & Lombardo, shared his extensive knowledge of Marco Island history datin
Leadership class tours area media outlets
Published 8/26/2013 at 10:51 a.m. 2 comments
The second session of Leadership Marco focused on local media. Chaired by Linda Flores, the Leadership Marco Class of 2013 began their day traveling to the WINK television studios for a tour of the Fort Myers facility. Program Director Greg ...
Leadership Marco Class of 2013 begins first session
Published 8/16/2013 at 4:00 a.m. 0 comments
Meet TJ Boone, a member of 2013 Leadership Marco.
Tax- free for all
Published 8/3/2013 at 4:00 a.m. 0 comments
This weekend, however, you can slip a fast one by good ol’ Sammy. From Friday through Sunday, shoppers can buy certain items tax-free during a three-day sales tax holiday. And for the first time, personal electronics under $750 are included ...
'Conventional wisdom?' Marco Island Planning Board, public to hear Marriott expansion proposal
Published 8/1/2013 at 12:10 p.m. 9 comments
Perhaps not all the summer fireworks on the island happened in July. At the city's Planning Board meeting Friday morning, Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort general manager Rick Medwedeff is scheduled to present the company's long-awaited plans for expand
New hands at the helm: Capt. Brien's new owners steer their own course
Published 7/29/2013 at 4:20 p.m. 6 comments
For JJ and Stacey Mrozinski, running a restaurant is a family affair. As the new owners of Capt. Brien's Seafood & Raw Bar, the couple comes from a background of family restaurant ownership, and have their own kids helping out ...
SWFL resort makes top 'cougar' destination list
Published 7/18/2013 at 1:12 p.m. 9 comments
A Marco Island resort is a top choice for cougars, according to a new survey released by cougarlife.com. The dating site polled 3,533 of its seasoned members to compile the list of favorite North American resort destinations. Marco Island Marriott ...
The Marco Beach Ocean Resort ranked #16 by Travel + Leisure
Published 7/11/2013 at 11:09 a.m. 1 comment
The Marco Beach Ocean Resort has been ranked #16 on the Travel + Leisure 2013 World's Best Awards List of Top Resorts in the Continental U.S. The Marco Beach Ocean Resort is a 98-suite boutique resort featuring one and two ...
Marcophiles: Marco retailer make's a kid's day, 'rescues' the grandparents
Published 7/9/2013 at 9:53 a.m. 0 comments
What do loving grandparents do when their visiting teenaged grandson loves to fish, especially on Marco Island? Take him fishing? Well, yes, but the grandparents are neophytes whose experience with fish mostly centers around the Paradise Seafood store on
Selling the dream: Marco Island's Prange real estate team sets the pace for high-end sales
Published 7/2/2013 at 1:56 p.m. 2 comments
They cover the waterfront. If you look at the sales of top-shelf homes on Marco Island, on the beach in Hideaway Beach Club, on the waterways, or for that matter in the estates area of Caxambas, Jim Prange and his ...
'After Five': Marco Island Chamber of Commerce announces scholarship winners at BBQ on the Bay
Published 5/23/2013 at 4:43 p.m. 0 comments
If you listened closely, you could hear the sound of a collective "ahhhh." The Barbecue on the Bay, held annually as the Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce's May "After Five" social gathering, serves as the quasi-official end of season ...
Realtor lunch features Marco Island city manager as speaker, honors its own
Published 5/22/2013 at 1:35 p.m. 0 comments
Music could have been playing "Happy Days Are Here Again" as Marco Island real estate agents joined Tuesday for a general membership meeting and lunch at Hideaway Beach. It's been a good year for sales. The city has been reporting ...
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- Apr 7th 2014 Festival of the Arts, Marco Island, 2014
- Apr 3rd 2014 Business Expo, Marco Island, 2014
- Mar 13th 2014 Marco Island Shell Show, 2014
- Mar 13th 2014 March After 5, Marco Island, 2014
- Feb 20th 2014 Marco Island Farmer's Market, 2014
- Feb 20th 2014 After 5 at Chop 239
- Feb 3rd 2014 iPad open house
- Feb 3rd 2014 'Souper Bowl,' Marco Island, 2014
- Jan 23rd 2014 Marco Island Chamber Installation, 2013
- Jan 16th 2014 Chamber After 5, Marco Island, Jan. 2013
- Jan 16th 2014 Jack Wert talks tourism on Marco Island
- Dec 6th 2010 Stan Gober award
- Dec 6th 2010 Mike Minozzi award
- Dec 6th 2010 Debra Sanders award
- Dec 6th 2010 Craig Woodward award
- Dec 12th 2009 Iron Chef Marco
- Nov 2nd 2009 Crane helps keep Marco Publix cool
- Oct 19th 2009 Gulf Bounty: Start of stone crab season
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- Feb 20th 2009 Realty executive talks about Marco
- Jan 26th 2009 Business Spotlight: Obsession
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