Labor Daze: The struggle worsens for thousands when unemployment benefits run out
Published 09/03/2010 at 8 a.m.
Monday is Labor Day. For thousands in Lee and Collier counties, unemployment benefits were on the verge of running out, if not for an extension passed by Congress in July. It was a reprieve, but for many, only until the ...
POLL: McCollum now leads Rick Scott in latest Mason-Dixon poll
Updated 08/12/2010 at 3:39 p.m.
In a reversal from earlier this month, a poll shows Attorney General Bill McCollum is leading opponent Rick Scott by four percentage points in the race to the Republican primary.
PHOTOS Final flea: Big Cypress Marketplace closing doors Aug. 1
Published 07/21/2010 at 6:07 p.m.
August 1 will be the last day for business at Big Cypress Marketplace, according to vendors.
Committee not convinced 2.8M square feet of commercial will follow Jackson Lab to Collier
Published 07/19/2010 at 10:06 p.m.
A recommendation of a citizens advisory committee evaluating the proposed Jackson Laboratory project may come down to a 2.8 million square foot leap of faith.
Big Moment No. 1: SWFL bands look for big exposure in battle for recording prize
Published 07/08/2010 at 5:05 p.m.
Seventeen local bands will be slinging their axes in the biggest band battle to hit Southwest Florida. The Homegrown 2010 Music Fest is set for Saturday at Germain Arena in Estero. The event was organized by the Rev. Roy Terry, ...
Power of suggestion: Local theaters find patrons’ suggestions — or a close substitution — serve them well
Published 07/07/2010 at 5:10 p.m.
If they suggest it, they will come. That’s the lesson Gulfshore Playhouse founder and artistic director Kristen Coury learned when her company staged “Beau Jest” last season. “Beau Jest,” a James Sherman comedy about a woman who invents and then ...
PHOTOS: Local entrepreneurs getting into the app business
Published 07/02/2010 at 6:34 p.m.
There are more than 225,000 mobile applications offered in Apple’s application store. Those applications work with devices, such as the iPhone or iPad, and cover a wide spectrum of uses from games to wine guides.
Florida fishing license, red light running among law changes taking effect Thursday
Published 06/30/2010 at 8:01 p.m.
July 1 marks the first day of a new state fiscal year and 140 new laws in Florida. Included in the pack is the elimination of a shoreline fishing license fee for state residents. The state has eliminated the $9 ...
Building demolition planned as former Daily News site attracts prospective buyer
Published 06/28/2010 at 11:42 a.m.
The former Daily News property in downtown Naples might be off the market soon. The 1075 Central Ave. property is under contract, said Tim Stautberg, chief financial officer for The E.W. Scripps Co.
St. Matthew's proposes homeless shelter at corner of Old 41, Bonita Beach Road
Published 06/25/2010 at 7:57 p.m.
St. Matthew’s House submitted plans to the city for a 200-bed shelter at 27975 Old 41 Rd., near the intersection of Old 41 and Bonita Beach roads. A former bank building sits on the 2.4-acre property owned by Corrion Bonita ...
Facetime: Customers battle long lines for iPhone 4
Published 06/24/2010 at 5:11 p.m.
It all came down to a simple square of white paper -- a ticket to enter the store and get your hands on the iPhone 4.
‘Cookie’ comedy brings ages together for a nutritious laugh
Published 06/09/2010 at 5:02 p.m.
Loaded with slapstick comedy that includes roller skating, juggling and a roll of out-of-control tape, the Naples Players have prepared a treat for the mind as well as the mouth with “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie,” which opens ...