'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 ...
Marco Hilton's AAA Four Diamond streak continues
Published 5/20/2013 at 8:18 a.m. 0 comments
The Four Diamonds that the "Three A's" awarded to the Marco Hilton made Mac Chaudhry one happy manager. AAA, the American Automobile Association, presented a plaque to Chaudhry and the senior staff of the Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort & ...
Capt. Brien’s Off the Hook Comedy Club relocating to Bonita Springs
Published 5/15/2013 at 8:30 a.m. 6 comments
Capt. Brien Spina, owner of the Off the Hook Comedy Club on Marco Island, has recently announced plans to relocate to Bonita Springs. According to a press release, Capt. Brien has secured a 4-acre property at the corner of Imperial ...
Marco Island Board of Realtors celebrate Cinco de Mayo during After 5
Published 5/3/2013 at 3:22 p.m. 0 comments
A Cinco de Mayo-themed networking event held at Margarita's on Marco Island brought area realtors, related business owners and generous sponsors together for an After 5 get together. As expected, a buffet loaded with Mexican food and the occasional margar
Marco Island Academy dedicates new campus
Published 4/18/2013 at 9:17 a.m. 7 comments
How much electricity does it take to power a brand-new high school? One Watt. Marco Island Academy threw an open house to dedicate their new campus Tuesday, and in the bright sunshine, the shadow of Jane Watt loomed large. She ...
Physicians Regional and CEO Scott Campbell recognized as the final 2013 Spirit of Marco Island award winner
Published 4/12/2013 at 11:41 a.m. 4 comments
The Rotary Club of Marco Island announced that they presented their final 2013 Spirit of Marco Island Award to Scott Campbell the CEO of Physicians Regional Healthcare Systems. Physicians Regional Healthcare Systems and Scott Campbell were recognized for
One for the books: Marco Island hotels and businesses post strong numbers for 2013 season
Published 4/11/2013 at 12:48 p.m. 0 comments
By all accounts, it has been a strong season. Whether from listening to anecdotal reports from island businesspeople, looking at hard numbers from the county's Convention and Visitors Bureau, or just sitting in traffic a little longer on the island's ...
Another 2013 Spirit of Marco Island award recipient announced
Published 4/3/2013 at 6:51 p.m. 0 comments
The Rotary Club of Marco Island announced that it presented its 2013 Spirit of Marco Island Award this past week to George Schroll of the Rotary Club of Marco Island. George Schroll was caught by surprise by the Spirit Award ...
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