Marcophiles: Mirror mirror on the wall, isn’t Marco best of all?
Published 7/28/2011 at 4:20 p.m. 2 comments
Now that we are over the shock of Marco not having won that silly travel industry/newspaper contest, we are consoling each other and may take advantage of Keith Dameron’s nice offer. Keith says he would make the lobby of IberiaBank ...
The Farmer File: The Naples-Marco connection for business and pleasure
Published 7/20/2011 at 4:44 p.m. 0 comments
Tracking the “traffic” between Marco Island and Naples is getting interesting. Not vehicular traffic; rather it’s a pattern of cross-pollination of events, projects and people.
Marco Island woman targeted with IRS scam email
Published 7/15/2011 at 10:49 a.m. 0 comments
Lisa Gandy wasn’t sure why the Internal Revenue Service would send her an email. She wondered if the economy had led the agency to start communicating with taxpayers electronically. “I thought maybe the IRS was trying to save money and ...
Marcophiles: The sign glut on North Collier may get a little less ugly
Published 7/7/2011 at 11:47 a.m. 9 comments
Friends from Atlanta visiting Marco last month applauded the new bridge, but were baffled by how the area of the expanded boat ramp on 951 has been uglified by all those no parking signs. It’s the same issue Marco banker ...
PHOTOS: Patriotic Shred Party raises cash for Veterans' Memorial
Updated 6/20/2011 at 11:09 a.m. 0 comments
Iberia Bank's Patriotic Shred Party raised funds for the Veterans' Memorial, displayed war mementos and gave islanders a chance to clean out their old papers on Saturday.
Marcophiles: What’s your Marco beef-eatery of choice
Published 6/15/2011 at 2:34 p.m. 0 comments
This is national steak house month all over the country, so we want to remind you there are some good places here on Marco to tuck into a terrific steak dinner. Of course not all of our restaurants that serve ...
PHOTOS: Veterans’ memorabilia at Marco Island's Iberia Bank attracts Islanders on Memorial Day
Published 5/31/2011 at 11:29 a.m. 0 comments
Generally, brandishing a pistol in a bank lobby is not a good idea. But Monday, Keith Dameron got away with it. Dameron and his Iberia Bank staff welcomed the participants in Marco Island’s Memorial Day celebration, held at the Marco ...
Memorial Day: Continued and growing respect for our service men and women
Published 5/27/2011 at 1:13 p.m. 0 comments
For many of us, the Memorial Day holiday means picnics, a day on the beach and shopping specials. For the men and women who have served, Memorial Day is a sacred day to honor the ones who never made it ...
Marco Island's Memorial Day to be marked by annual ceremony, unique exhibit
Published 5/26/2011 at 2:26 p.m. 0 comments
Memorial Day is likely to be hot, and participants in Marco Island’s Memorial Day ceremonies, scheduled for 11 a.m. at the Marco Cemetery on West Elkcam Circle, are likely to be thirsty and perspiring afterward. Iberia Bank is stepping in ...
Marcophiles: WW II tale – Monkeying around, on board and off
Published 5/26/2011 at 2:11 p.m. 0 comments
So this monkey jumps on a dog’s back, misses, and ends up in the South Pacific ocean during World War II.
100-calorie war: Do portion-sized snacks help control weight or fuel bad eating habits?
Published 5/25/2011 at 10:17 a.m. 0 comments
You can’t eat just one — that’s the slogan for Lay’s potato chips. But it seems to characterize Americans’ attitudes about snacking in general.
VFW #6370 to donate $10,000 to the city of Marco Island
Published 2/8/2011 at 3:29 p.m. 0 comments
Financing for the Veterans’ Memorial at Veterans’ Community Park is progressing. Many of the benches available around the memorial have been sold, thanks to the efforts of Leo Sutera and the fundraising committee.
MARCOPHILES: Shred heads to Naples
Published 2/8/2011 at 3:17 p.m. 0 comments
If you love animals and ever watch Victoria Stilwell on Animal Planet, you might be able to score tickets to see her in person this coming Friday, at the Naples Yacht Club. Stilwell, whose show, “It’s Me or the Dog” ...
Marcophiles: A new face on Marco’s art scene — Lori Borman
Published 1/10/2011 at 4:00 p.m. 0 comments
So you think flamingos, ducks and other critters are beautiful? How about just the heads of these gorgeous birds and other wildlife? Some of the best artistic images we’ve ever seen of the heads of animals are depicted in the ...
March for Veterans’ Memorial funding begins
Published 1/6/2011 at 5:50 p.m. 0 comments
The march for the Marco Veterans’ Memorial has begun. An Army of members of the Veterans’ Memorial Committee are covering their flanks in an effort to raise funds for the memorial to be placed at Veterans’ Community Park.