Luck of the Irish: Southwest Florida ready to celebrate St. Patrick's Day
Published 3/15/2012 at 11:25 a.m. 0 comments
The Emerald Isle is an ocean away, but everyone is a little Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. Whether you prefer to celebrate with a parade, Irish music or just eat some corned beef and cabbage you can find it this ...
PHOTOS: Former "In Living Color" cast member Tommy Davidson rocks house at Off the Hook on Marco
Published 2/4/2012 at 12:18 p.m. 0 comments
Former "In Living Color" cast member, movie star and stand-up comic Tommy Davidson rocked the house at Marco Island's Off the Hook comedy club Friday night.
Marco Players presents ‘Chapter Two’: The second time around can be charming
Published 10/31/2011 at 2:23 p.m. 0 comments
It’s no coincidence Neil Simon’s “Chapter Two” will open the Marco Players’ 37th season. The group has relied on the playwright’s works for its openers in years past. Everything about the play fits the group’s criteria, said Beverly Dahlstrom during ...
No Faizon Love in Marco; comedian says he quit gig over racial slur
Updated 9/19/2011 at 5:23 p.m. 4 comments
A well-known comedian says he quit a weekend gig at a Marco Island club due to a racist remark. The comedy club owner rebuffs the claim and says the comedian was fired due to bad behavior.
Comedy is in his blood: Pauly Shore has grown up a lot since his Weasel days
Published 8/18/2011 at 6:00 a.m. 3 comments
Pauly Shore will appear next week at Capt. Brien’s Seafood and Raw Bar, home of the Off the Hook Comedy Club, on Marco Island.
Under his spell: Rich Guzzi brings hypnosis show to Marco
Published 6/28/2011 at 8:00 a.m. 0 comments
To say Rich Guzzi’s comedy is hypnotic is no exaggeration. The 47-year-old New York native delivers about 10 minutes of stand-up at his show, and for the rest he focuses on his audience members, some of whom he hypnotizes and ...
Spammy Jammy ready to combat Hurricane Season
Published 6/22/2011 at 12:44 a.m. 0 comments
Forget hurricanes. In Southwest Florida, when you’ve got your jammies and a big batch of Spam, you’ve got no problems. At least that’s what the owners of Little Bar Restaurant say with their annual Spammy Jammy event in Goodland.
GoShots: M Waterfront Grille transforms to iconic staple of bygone era
Published 5/11/2011 at 10:50 a.m. 0 comments
M Waterfront Grille was transformed on May 5th into an iconic staple of a bygone era. Loosely based on the hit television show Mad Men, the restaurant reflected the sophisticated elegance, chic, and swank of a 1960’s Supper Club. The ...
Spammy Jammy set for June 25 in Goodland
Published 5/10/2011 at 10:44 p.m. 0 comments
Spam-aholics are eagerly looking forward to June 25 when the annual Spammy Jammy takes place at the Little Bar Restauraunt in Goodland. The picturesque town is turned into a wild and wonderful tribute to the meaty icon with a culinary ...
Hillbilly wedding on Marco
Published 4/17/2011 at 4:07 p.m. 1 comment
Well, it warn’t Shakespeare. As theatrical performances go, “Bubba & Belle’s Hillbilly Wedding” owed more to Larry the Cable Guy than Laurence Olivier – in fact, members of the bridal party kept urging each other to “Git ’R Done.”
Bringing down the house: Comedian Vic Arnell and singer Holly Lipton return to JCMI
Published 3/10/2011 at 5:23 p.m. 0 comments
The husband and wife performing team will bring their popular comedy and song routine to the congregation at 7 p.m., Sunday. Tickets cost $40 and all proceeds will benefit the synagogue.
PHOTOS: Marco Island Historical Museum hosts opening reception
Published 1/24/2011 at 12:47 p.m. 0 comments
Nearly 200 people turned out for the opening reception of the Marco Island Historical Museum’s new exhibit, Lost Tribes of Florida last Thursday. The Lost Tribes exhibit offers a rare glimpse into the history and every day lives of these ...
PHOTOS: Marco Thursday at CJ's
Published 1/7/2011 at 11:00 a.m. 0 comments
CJ’s on the Bay was buzzing with locals at the weekly Happy Hour on Thursday evening from 4 to 7 p.m. despite the balmy weather. The bar area was filled to capacity and friendly conversation could be heard all around. ...
PHOTOS: Snow flurries spotted in Naples during 34th annual Festival of Lights
Updated 11/23/2010 at 3:02 p.m. 0 comments
The week-long event runs every night this week, except for Thanksgiving, and features music and entertainment. And snow will be in the forecast all week.
Locals to headline first music festival Nov. 20 at Marco Marriot
Published 11/12/2010 at 4:43 p.m. 2 comments
Music brings us together. On Nov. 20, it will bring an expected crowd of more than 1,200 to the Marco Marriot Beach Resort for the First Annual Marco Island Charity Beach Music Festival.
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