PHOTOS: Hundreds attend Avow Hospice butterfly release
Published 03/04/2013 at 1:45 p.m.
Hundreds of members of the community showed up on this brisk morning to help celebrate Avow’s 30th Anniversary and Annual Butterfly Release at Cambier Park in Naples, Saturday March 2, 2013.
PHOTOS: Art and music at Marco Center for the Arts
Published 01/09/2013 at 1:28 p.m.
Dozens of art enthusiasts filled the galleries to view recent masterpieces of local artists ranging from oil, water color, photography and sculpture during Art of Music/The Music of Art presented by Marco Island Center for
PHOTO GALLERY: Everblades Figure Skating Club lights up the ice at holiday show
Published 12/09/2012 at 11:04 p.m.
Florida Everblades Figure Skating Club lit up the ice this weekend, Sunday December 9 at Germain Arena in Estero with their presentation of Holidays Across America. Hundreds of family, friends and spectators were in awe as members of all ages ...
Thousands attend World Beer Festival in Estero
Published 11/19/2012 at 2:10 p.m.
Thousands of beer connoisseurs gathered in the main arena for a chance to taste over 100 varieties of beer from dozens of nationally renowned breweries at the World Beer Festival held at Germain Arena on Saturday.
PHOTOS: Elvis tribute artists compete for crown of "The King" at Seminole Casino's Elvis Fest 5
Published 06/24/2012 at 6:57 p.m.
Elvis Tribute Artists from around the country showed up for the Elvis Fest 5 competition to see who was “King” for 2012. How would you like to walk through a casino and see a couple of Elvises trying their luck ...
PHOTOS: CCSO Youth Relations kicks off summer at King Richard's with SummerFest 2012
Published 06/09/2012 at 2:52 p.m.
Hundreds of children accompanied by parents and friends flocked to King Richards Family Fun Park in Naples, Friday June 8, for the kick off of the Collier County Sheriff’s Office Summerfest 2012. Free admission coupled with free rides for children ...
PHOTOS: Pets, owners socialize at April Fool’s Day Doggie Parade
Published 04/02/2012 at 12:02 a.m.
Sunday April 1 was no ordinary April Fool’s Day as Collier County’s Sugden Regional Park held the first ever April Fool’s Day Doggie Parade. Families and their furry companions were able to enjoy the beautiful weather while their dogs were ...
PHOTOS: Gulf Coast Humane Society lets owners, pets race for charity in "The Fast and The Furriest 5K"
Published 03/31/2012 at 2:29 p.m.
More than five hundred participants, one hundred eighty seven dogs and two monkeys showed up at Coconut Point in Estero, Saturday March 31, 2012. This was Gulf Coast Humane Society’s 2nd Annual Fast & Furriest 5k Run/1 mile fun walk ...
PHOTOS: Marco Men's Club hosts Fat Tuesday party at Esplanade
Published 02/22/2012 at 4:02 p.m.
Bathed in trinkets, beads and more than a few outrageous costumes, over 130 club members gathered to eat, drink and just let loose at Mango’s Dockside Bistro at the Esplanade, Marco Island, Tuesday February 21, 2012.
PHOTOS: Ferraris, other exotic cars bring thousands to downtown Naples for annual Cars on Fifth
Published 02/12/2012 at 11:39 a.m. 1 Comment
Name a vehicle and it was on display during the 8th Annual Cars on Fifth in Naples, Saturday February 11, 2012. More than 450 exotic, classic, muscle and sports cars were on display along 5th Avenue from U.S. 41 to ...
PHOTOS: Crowds flock to downtown Naples for annual car show
Published 02/05/2012 at 12:12 a.m.
Thousands of car enthusiasts gathered at the corner of Goodlette Frank and US 41 in downtown Naples to view more than 500 muscle, exotic and classic vehicles Saturday February 4, during the Eighth Annual Car & Truck Show.
PHOTOS: Children of all ages find fun at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
Published 01/09/2012 at 2:54 a.m.
Children of all ages were at Germain Arena Saturday evening to witness and also participate in the Greatest Show on Earth. All the fun began as the doors opened at 6 p.m. sharp and the crowd rushed over to the ...
PHOTOS: Hundreds hit Max Hasse Park for annual Light Up the Estates event
Published 12/03/2011 at 2:42 a.m.
Collier County Parks & Recreation and the Homeowners Association of Golden Gate Estates (HOAGGE) held their 4th Annual Light up the Estates event Friday December 2, 2011 at Max Hasse Park in Golden Gate.
PHOTOS: Runners race from Cambier Park to Sanibel Causeway in Gulf to Gulf 80 Relay
Published 10/16/2011 at 1:09 a.m.
The inaugural Gulf to Gulf 80 Relay took place Saturday, October 15, 2011. Starting and ending in the heart of Naples, Cambier Park, 30 six-person teams began at 6:00 am. The route kept the runners off the main highways while ...
PHOTOS: Revelers "push pink" at Noodles in fight against breast cancer
Published 10/14/2011 at 6 a.m.
"Let’s Push Pink" was the theme Thursday nights as JMJ Designs teamed up with Noodles Italian Café & Sushi Bar and many other supporters in the fight against breast cancer.
PHOTOS: Bikers let bras fly free during 'Fly Your Bra' benefit event
Published 10/01/2011 at 4:24 p.m.
All riders were welcome on the ride of a lifetime to benefit the Cancer Alliance of Naples, Saturday October 1, 2011. Once again Harley-Davidson of Naples along with Ladies of Harley – Paradise Chapter, Cancer Alliance of Naples and E’s ...
Marco Island Men's Club holds installation dinner
Published 05/24/2011 at 5:08 p.m.
The Marco Men’s Club filled the Glades Golf and Country Club in Naples with nearly 100 members and guests for their annual Installation Dinner Dance on Saturday.
PHOTOS: Swimsuit contest a highlight of fourth annual 'Hooters & Harleys' event
Updated 05/01/2011 at 10:32 a.m.
Hundreds of Harley and Hooters lovers came out Saturday, April 30, 2011 to witness the 4th Annual Hooters and Harley’s Swimsuit Contest and Bike Show. Twenty-four women, some who are current Hooters calendar girls, took part in the Hooters 4th ...
PHOTOS Sippin’ and sailing: Marco Princess hosts After Five
Published 04/22/2011 at 8:37 a.m.
The beautiful 90-foot Marco Island Princess was the perfect location to host the Marco Island Chamber of Commerce After Five on Wednesday. Members and guests enjoyed a variety of cheese and Danish, before heading up to the complimentary hors d’oeuvres ...
PHOTOS Art League’s 7th Annual Stone Sculpture Exhibit
Published 04/19/2011 at 10 a.m. 1 Comment
The Students/Artists of the 2010/2011 Stone Sculpting Program at the Art League Marco Island’s Center for the Arts, held their 7th Annual Stone Sculpture Exhibit, Friday, April 15. The McFarland Atrium Gallery was filled with unique, one of a kind ...
PHOTOS: Marco YMCA promotes activities for mind, body and spirit at Healthy Kids Day
Published 04/16/2011 at 10:38 p.m. 3 Comments
Kids weren’t the only participants in Saturday’s Greater Marco Family YMCA Healthy Kids Day fun. Parents also enjoyed the many activities throughout the day, especially the balloon toss, tug of war and a refreshing dip in the pool.
PHOTOS: Galleries play games at Last Wednesday Art Walk
Published 04/01/2011 at 11:22 a.m.
>Art enthusiasts were invited to be detectives and solve the mystery of “Who’s The Artist” during the Last Wednesday Art Walk at the Esplanade this week on Marco Island.
Art League lets kids explore a 'Museum Without Walls' during free Saturday class series
Published 03/26/2011 at 4:17 p.m.
The Art League of Marco Island’s Center for the Arts and Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples partnered to present the beginning of “Museum Without Walls” - a series of free art classes for children Saturday.
PHOTOS: Esplanade hosts Wednesday Art Walk
Published 02/25/2011 at 4:02 p.m.
February’s last Wednesday was celebrated by local artists as they displayed their masterpieces at Artist Colony at the Esplanade on Marco Island. Esplanade’s Portside Studios, Waterside Gallery and Rightside Studios displayed works of art by Tara O’Neil, Carolyn Burger, Darren ...
PHOTOS: Hideaway Beach Club hosts cancer fundraiser
Published 02/01/2011 at 1:21 p.m.
Hideaway Beach Club on Marco Island starts off another year supporting cancer with its 6th annual Hideaway Beach Cancer Committee Golf Auction.