Marco Island Center for the Arts gets a colorful facelift
Published 5/20/2013 at 10:53 a.m. 0 comments
The art scene on Marco Island got a lot brighter this weekend. Specifically, the headquarters building of the Marco Island Center for the Arts received a makeover Saturday, with volunteers applying a splashy multi-colored paint job on the formerly white ...
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 ...
Camping it up – Marco Island groups offer programs to enrich young lives
Published 5/13/2013 at 1:40 p.m. 0 comments
Education doesn't need to stop when the school year ends. In fact, kids are learning all the time, and the summer is no exception. Marco Island parents have a variety of day camp possibilities for their offspring, helping them learn ...
PHOTOS: Mother/Daughter Mad Hatter Tea Party
Published 5/13/2013 at 11:44 a.m. 0 comments
As is traditional on the Saturday before Mother's Day Mackle Park was decked out for a mother/daughter social. With a Mad Hatter theme the kids enjoyed everything from arts and crafts, dances, costumes, staff and volunteers in character plus a ...
The Bard on the rock – High school students stage 'Twelfth Night'
Published 5/9/2013 at 12:31 p.m. 0 comments
"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
The Bookworm: Intrigue, romance and a good old fashioned fleecing
Published 5/7/2013 at 4:17 p.m. 0 comments
Sometimes, your entire life feels like a recipe for drama. Oh, you really hate it and you'd like to wipe your plate clean of it all, but that's never gonna happen. No matter what's cooking around you, there's always an ...
'Talk Derby to Me' – 'Run for the Roses' a chance for Marco Island to raise cash for the kids
Published 5/6/2013 at 12:17 p.m. 0 comments
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 ...
Sheila's Out Shopping: Great things for the "Great Gatsby" era
Published 5/6/2013 at 6:00 a.m. 0 comments
Sheila's Out Shopping: Great styles roar from the 1920s
STAY TUNED: Our national obsessive compulsive disorder
Published 5/6/2013 at 6:00 a.m. 0 comments
Whenever I’m fortunate enough to enjoy dinner at home, at a reasonable hour, I like to watch a national news broadcast. NBC, ABC or CBS, at 6:30 p.m.
Artist colony lost its home at Esplanade, but have found new Marco venues
Published 5/5/2013 at 4:00 a.m. 0 comments
Since the closing of the Esplanade art colony, Marco Island has become a community of small art pockets. Here's where to find them.
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
Preview: Green Day musical "American Idiot" rocks Fort Myers May 16
Published 5/3/2013 at 12:38 p.m. 0 comments
Alison Morooney never thought she was a rocker. She wasn't even a huge Green Day fan before she auditioned for musical "American Idiot." More than 175 shows later, her tune has changed. Green Day's anthem to suburban ennui, finding yourself ...
Review: TheatreZone closes solid season with passionate "110 in the Shade"
Published 5/3/2013 at 5:05 a.m. 0 comments
Kudos to Mark Danni. He makes it rain for the third time out of four this year, ushering "110 in the Shade" to a successful - if a tad stormy - landing. Daytime stars Jim and Kassie DaPaiva offer sterling ...
Review: 'Iron Man 3' loaded down by heavy metal
Published 5/2/2013 at 2:40 p.m. 0 comments
In the galaxy of big-screen superheros — a rather glum lot — Robert Downey Jr.'s Iron Man is the snappy one.
'Vanya and Sonia,' 'Lucky Guy' lead Tony Awards nominees
Published 4/30/2013 at 11:12 a.m. 0 comments
NEW YORK — The Tony nominations announcement Tuesday morning brought good news to Christopher Durang’s dysfunctional-family tale “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” and the late Nora Ephron’s period journalism weepie “Lucky Guy” with the two productions nabbing six ...
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- Comedian Mike Young Off The Hook Comedy Club -- 8 P.M.
- EL MORRO - KARAOKE Dance Party El Morro Cuban Cuisine -- 6 P.M.
- Burroughs Home Tours The Burroughs Home & Gardens -- 11 A.M.
- Karaoke Night Porky's Last Stand, 701 Bald Eagle Drive, Marco Island -- 7 P.M.
- Wine and Food Tasting Old World Market -- 4 P.M.
- Marco Players present The Fox on the Fairway Marco Players Theater -- 8 P.M.
- Marco Players present Apartment 3A Marco Players Theater -- 8 P.M.
- Art at The Marco Players The Marco Players Theater -- 8 P.M.