Business Monday: Naples dog boutique's story a journey of love
Published 08/21/2011 at 11 a.m.
Every dog has its day. Fergie’s came when her owner decided to open a shop in Naples that shares her name.
Marco Island couple hopes their iPad mount catches on
Published 08/16/2011 at 9:34 a.m. 4 Comments
A Marco Island couple appears to have made the right move by creating a business centered around complementing the iPad.
Business Monday: Naples inventor wants dry lanais for everyone
Published 07/31/2011 at 9:53 a.m.
A retired entrepreneur isn’t letting the summer weather rain on his parade — or rather, his lanai.
Goal: Make Collier more business friendly
Published 07/27/2011 at 4:08 p.m.
Business owners, eager citizens and entrepreneurs put their experiences and knowledge to good use Monday night.
Winning the future: Public discusses how to improve Collier’s economic outlook
Published 07/25/2011 at 9:58 p.m.
More than 60 people gathered for the 5:30 p.m. workshop at North Collier Regional Park to discuss how to secure the economic future of Collier County. They all had one thing in common: concern.
Deputies: Estates man shot in arm while doing dishes
Published 07/25/2011 at 6:11 p.m.
Russell Collin, 51, of Connecticut, told deputies that he was standing in the kitchen at the sink washing dishes when he heard a loud pop and then felt a sharp pain in his right shoulder, according to an incident report. ...
Business Monday: Dunkin' Donuts fills holes in Southwest Florida market PHOTOS
Published 07/24/2011 at 9:45 a.m. 2 Comments
Southwest Florida residents will soon have more places to fuel up. Marco Island resident Jim Grifoni owns seven Dunkin’ Donuts in Collier County and part of Lee County and plans to have between three and four new stores operational by ...
No more wardrobe malfunctions: Local couple strike it big with Cleava
Published 07/11/2011 at 5:35 p.m. 1 Comment
Naples woman no longer experiences wardrobe malfunctions, bulging layers and the need to constantly readjust her top. Michelle De Sousa solved these problems for herself three years ago with the invention of the Cleava, a snap-to-bra camisole by BraNovations, the ...
Pikolinos shoes will open first U.S. store this fall in Naples
Published 07/07/2011 at 10:17 a.m.
A Southwest Florida store owner has had his hands in the footwear business for more than 35 years.
Southwest Florida residents, visitors call Casey Anthony verdict ‘outrageous’ and ‘crazy’
Published 07/05/2011 at 8:47 p.m.
“It’s an amazing decision. I guess the tattoo she got worked,” Mathurin said, referring to a tattoo that Anthony got while Caylee was missing in 2008 reading “Bella Vita,” which means “the beautiful life” in Italian.
If a hunting camp is rebuilt in the woods, should the state laws pertain?
Published 07/03/2011 at 3:41 p.m.
The local hunting camps at Big Cypress National Preserve are not accessible by car. Some serious wheels, and time, are needed to get to the properties -- or at least what is left of some. Yet, the state laws concerning ...
Home inspectors can face legal woes if they're not licensed beginning Friday
Published 06/30/2011 at 5:02 p.m.
Home inspectors in Florida who aren’t certified by Friday may run afoul with the law.
VIDEO/PHOTOS: Homeowner finds 7-foot gator in his garage
Published 06/27/2011 at 1:38 p.m.
An East Naples homeowner discovered a slimy intruder with some sharp teeth in his home this afternoon.
Trying to own the Sunshine: GOP candidate Jon Huntsman visits Naples
Published 06/23/2011 at 6:35 p.m.
When GOP hopeful Jon Huntsman entered the presidential race Tuesday, he said, “What we now need is leadership.” And, he plans to deliver.
Author Martin Gross visits Naples, talks about his government conspiracy theories
Published 02/25/2011 at 10:02 p.m.
Members of the Naples Tea Party and former veterans gathered at the VFW Post 7721 in Golden Gate to hear best-selling author Martin Gross unveil the details of his yet-to-be-titled new book, which will be released in time for elections. ...
FGCU student government seeks to impeach 5 of its members amid pot smoking allegations
Published 06/08/2010 at 10:43 p.m. 3 Comments
Her resignation came amid allegations that she and five other Student Government members smoked marijuana during a student-funded trip.
FGCU’s Bower School of Music graduates first students
Published 04/30/2010 at 9:35 p.m.
They can play Pomp and Circumstance and on Sunday seven students at Florida Gulf Coast University will be walking to it. They will also be part of history. The seven represent the first graduates from the university’s Bower School of ...
Preferred parking: FGCU students driving eco-friendly vehicles to get best spots
Published 02/05/2010 at 9:02 a.m.
At Florida Gulf Coast University, what you drive does say something about you. Students driving eco-friendly vehicles can say they are privileged.