On The Hook: Beat the drum
Published 4/2/2014 at 5:44 p.m. 0 comments
March was a tough weather month here on the Paradise Coast. Oh no, not for the folks down here escaping the ravages of the cold anywhere north but, rather, for those with a passion for fishing.
Art & Antiques: New and old on exhibit at Carnegie International
Published 4/1/2014 at 4:50 p.m. 0 comments
I got in under the wire and visited Pittsburgh's impressive Carnegie Museum of Art just in time to view the outstanding permanent collection and 2013 Carnegie International exhibition during its final days. The Carnegie International is the longest runnin
The Bookworm: Seeking comfort and stress-free living
Published 3/31/2014 at 4:42 p.m. 0 comments
Lately, it seems as though everything sets your teeth on edge. The neighbors are way too noisy. Customer service … isn't. Your in-laws are a bunch of ingrates. And your co-workers? Let's not go there. You're over just about everything: ...
Festival makes a splash: Marco Seafood and Music Festival 'great till the rains hit'
Published 3/31/2014 at 12:17 p.m. 2 comments
The festival was going swimmingly – until that metaphor became just a little too apt. The Marco Island Seafood and Music Festival, back at Veterans' Community Park for a sixth year, but with a new schedule, had a good crowd ...
It's The Law: Business does not guarantee safety for a visitor
Published 3/28/2014 at 4:09 p.m. 0 comments
Question: I was on my way into a local store when I tripped over a tree root. I broke my hip and I have been out of work for three months. Store owner and his insurance company claim they have ...
Seafood Fest weekend: Change comes to annual event
Published 3/27/2014 at 10:03 a.m. 1 comment
What began just six years ago has grown in popularity and become an annual signature event for Marco Island. "Little did we know when we started this festival it would continue to grow each year to be such a popular ...
The 'Enchantment' of Marco Island: Pioneering photos on display at historical museum
Published 3/27/2014 at 9:32 a.m. 1 comment
Once you snap a photograph, it becomes, by definition, a piece of history. Of course, some pieces are more significant than others. Most photos never go beyond the family scrapbook level, and these days, their fate is likely to just ...
Gardening: The consequences of soil compaction
Published 3/26/2014 at 2:06 p.m. 0 comments
Soil compaction can bring with it serious consequences when trying to grow anything green. In fact it can be almost impossible to establish or maintain plants in compacted soil because it interferes with the movement of water, air, nutrients and ...
Ask The Pharmacist: 6 tips that could save your life
Published 3/25/2014 at 8:59 p.m. 0 comments
Question: I take four different medications now. Lately, I've had stomach pain, insomnia, headaches and dizziness. I am sure it's related to my medicine. What should I do, stop everything? – L.E., Seattle, Washington
Art & Antiques: Tests to identify valuable antiques
Published 3/25/2014 at 2:10 p.m. 0 comments
Did you ever buy an antique and the seller left the identification up to you? Oh, the excitement of paying a lot of money for something unknown. When put in those terms, it sounds kind of foolish, doesn't it?
The Bookworm: The man behind the maneuver and ending violence toward women
Updated 3/25/2014 at 1:51 p.m. 0 comments
Attaboy! Good job. You've done well for yourself. You deserve the Gold Star, a standing ovation. There's a raise in your future, a bonus for work done right. You deserve a pat on the back – except if you're choking. ...
It's The Law: Irrevocable trust might be revocable
Published 3/22/2014 at 9:09 p.m. 0 comments
Question: I want to leave money in trust for my son. My son is rather undependable and I do not want him to have access to the money. I want it to be used only for the purposes I direct. ...
Preview: Marco Players ask "what is art?" in "Art"
Published 3/21/2014 at 6:00 a.m. 0 comments
Jim Corsica wants you to know that the Yasmina Reza play "Art" is not really about art. It's about boys and their toys - except this toy is a $40,000 painting that's nothing but white pigment on white canvas.
Italian dinner for the Irish: Spaghetti dinner at San Marco benefits Sons & Daughters of Erin
Published 3/20/2014 at 11:41 a.m. 1 comment
What a difference a day makes. While the Knights of Columbus fish fry Friday has pulled in as many as 800 diners to the San Marco parish hall, Wednesday's spaghetti dinner drew "only" 270, said K of C Deputy Grand ...
'Mutts & Martinis': Dogs and owners pack Esplanade for Bedtime Bundles fundraiser
Published 3/20/2014 at 11:33 a.m. 0 comments
No dog has a burning desire to dress up in a fancy costume. Their owners, on the other paw, eat this stuff up like dog yummies. Hundreds came out to the Esplanade on a beautiful Wednesday afternoon for "Mutts & ...
- Apr 18th 2014 Boy Scouts dig
- Apr 14th 2014 Re/Max Awards, Marco Island, 2014
- Apr 14th 2014 Relay for Life, Marco Island, 2014
- Apr 14th 2014 Bay Days, Tigertail, 2014
- Apr 8th 2014 Just Friends cooking demo at CJ's
- Apr 7th 2014 Tour de Marco 2014
- Apr 7th 2014 Festival of the Arts, Marco Island, 2014
- Apr 3rd 2014 Business Expo, Marco Island, 2014
- Mar 31st 2014 Marco Island Seafood & Music Fest, 2014
- Mar 27th 2014 Enchantments exhibit
- Mar 20th 2014 Spaghetti dinner, Marco Island, 2014
- Mar 20th 2014 Mutts & Martinis, Marco Island, 2014
- Nov 5th 2010 New uniforms for the Lely High School…
- May 27th 2010 Spring football preview: Naples
- Jul 6th 2009 Marco's Fireworks Finale
- Jun 19th 2009 Latin Dancing to Fitness
- May 26th 2009 Taps on Marco
- May 22nd 2009 Island Idols
- Apr 9th 2009 Mazzola on Show
- Apr 9th 2009 Tumblin' Time
- Feb 26th 2009 Cool Shots
- Oct 23rd 2008 Marco Police Arrest Video