About CHRISTINE HARRISON
All for charity: Half-priced diamonds up for auction at special Marco Island fundraiser
Published 09/17/2010 at 1:29 p.m.
What sparkles like nothing else? A diamond, right? But diamonds can become quite costly, so what’s a woman to do? Easy, attend A Diamond Affair, a benefit for the American Cancer Society, where you can take away expensive jewelry at ...
Korals on Marco creates every kind of sushi the ocean has to offer
Published 08/29/2010 at 10:58 p.m. 3 Comments
Sushi is considered as much a work of art as much as food, where great care is taken in its many methods of creation. The importance of its appearance is an indicator of its appeal to an educated consumer. Koral’s ...
Plunge into the view at Stilts Bar and Grill
Published 08/06/2010 at 2:52 p.m.
Beach umbrellas in jewel tones dot the beach below, as far as the eye can see, in rows of yellow for one hotel, cobalt blue for another. Sailboats rigged with white canvas shimmer motionlessly against the surreal brilliance of the ...
Italian food, Italian song – Opera lovers turn out for Pasta and Puccini at Casa Mia
Published 08/03/2010 at midnight 7 Comments
Opera Naples vocalists gave a blow-out, black-tie show to a sell-out crowd at Sunday night’s performance of “Pasta and Puccini,” the one-night-only opera dinner theater at Casa Mia Steakhouse, in the Marco Island Lakeside Inn.
Island restaurants lead rally to help family after tragedy
Published 07/30/2010 at 11:30 a.m. 1 Comment
Within days of the tragic death of Erik Warshel, more than a dozen area restaurants, in addition to other Island businesses and community members, have donated gift certificates, products, services and financial assistance to the Warshel family.
Casa Mia Italian Steakhouse and Opera Naples presents “Pasta and Puccini” opera dinner theatre
Published 07/22/2010 at 12:41 p.m. 1 Comment
For one night only, Marco Islanders will enjoy one of the year’s cultural highlights, as they dine on seven courses of fine Italian cuisine at Casa Mia Italian Steakhouse, in the Marco Island Lakeside Inn. Starting at 6 p.m. on ...
New ice cream store is good, clean fun
Published 06/24/2010 at 4:24 p.m. 1 Comment
Ahmad Ahmad, of Naples, dreamed of opening an ice cream shop, like the ones he had seen in his travels. His dream ice cream shop was inviting, and beautiful, and brought happiness to the people who came there. And the ...
Marco Island History Museum opens to public
Published 06/22/2010 at 11:40 a.m.
Visitors meandered through the Pioneer Room, Calusa Room and Modern Marco Room of the new Marco Island History Museum, 180 Heathwood Drive, speaking in hushed voices as they gazed in awe at world-class exhibits on view in buildings so beautiful, ...
PHOTOS: O’Donoghue’s Bar and Grill: A blend of traditional Irish atmosphere, food, drink, music and celebration
Published 06/15/2010 at 2:22 p.m.
Your hosts at the brand-new O’Donoghue’s Bar and Grill, Peter and Helen O’Donaghy, are really Irish, and they’ve created an Irish restaurant and pub in the Irish tradition of blending atmosphere, food, drink and celebration. Festivities kicked off at 3 ...
Share a glass of wine and beautiful sunset views at Glory of the Grape wine tasting
Published 06/08/2010 at 1:39 p.m.
New friends, new flavors, and a new venue make this gala one of Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce’s nicest events of the year. The Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Glory of the Grape wine ...
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