Marco Island's MICMS band entertains with lively versions of Christmas favorites
Published 12/17/2010 at 1:04 p.m.
Families and guests were treated to an evening of holiday music provided by three bands under the direction of Martie Miller, Marco Island Charter Middle School instrumental music teacher, on Tuesday evening in the school’s gymnasium.
On the way to Marco, Maria's Restaurant serves up just-right lunch, Mexican style
Published 09/18/2010 at 11:15 p.m.
The man was always there on the side of the road, waving to all the cars whizzing past on U.S. 41, holding a sign, “Maria’s $5.99 lunch, $7.99 dinner.” I always said to myself, I’ll stop one of these days ...
Tag sale: One woman’s massive clothing collection raised thousands of dollars for MICMS, and it’s not over yet
Published 09/16/2010 at 2:07 p.m. 1 Comment
Clothes, clothes and more clothes. For the past 13 days, I have been sorting, organizing and selling a jaw-dropping amount of clothes, hats, shoes and belts that were donated to the Marco Island Charter Middle School. The shoes alone put ...
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Dining Out: It’s ‘Live to eat’ at Marco Polo
Published 07/08/2010 at 5:01 p.m. 1 Comment
Is there an answer to the age-old question, “Does one live to eat, or eat to live?” At my house on some days it is “eat to live” and on others, “live to eat.” I have to admit those “live ...
Stilts: Beachside dining a few steps above the rest
Published 01/26/2010 at 10:49 a.m.
It was one of those blustery days. Not raining, just very cloudy and a little windy. The surf was up and it was a perfect night to enjoy dinner on the beach.
Eat & Drink: Dining with the fishes at Guy Harvey’s Island Grill
Published 10/20/2009 at 8:32 p.m.
Fast forward to 5:30 p.m. Friday night and a dinner date with my daughter, Samantha, at Guy Harvey’s Island Grill.
Eat & Drink: A flavor of the Keys on Isles of Capri
Published 08/25/2009 at 9:26 p.m.
I always enjoy the short ride from Marco over to Isles of Capri. It’s different world, of sorts, reminding me of the smaller islands in the Florida Keys, with out-of-the-way restaurants serving really fresh seafood.
Editorial: Setting the mood for our next season on Marco
Published 09/18/2008 at 4:52 p.m.
When it changes, some people don’t even think about it. You might give it a second thought as you suck in a breath of hot air as beads of sweat form on your forehead. It’s just another humid day on ...
Editorial: Rain on Marco
Published 07/17/2008 at 4:46 p.m.
Rain, rain, go away. And it finally did! The sun peeked out of the clouds Wednesday evening after several days of what seemed like non-stop rain. Local weather forecasters estimate that 12 inches of rain fell on Marco, and six ...
Editorial: It’s time Marco had a dog park
Published 03/13/2008 at 3:22 p.m. 5 Comments
We’re getting a new addition to our family! It has four legs and tail – a dog! My kids and I visited the Naples Humane Society in Naples on Saturday – just to look – and found a wonderful little ...
Published 03/23/2006 at midnight
Who knew that reptiles could be so fascinating? Not me, that's for sure. But then my nearest and dearest lured me into a trip to Fort Myers for early lunch followed by a visit to the Imaginarium to see the ...