SW Florida weather: Another warm, humid day Monday
Published 02/24/2014 at 5:34 a.m.
Afternoon temperatures will continue to run 5 to 7 degrees above average as they climb into the middle 80s on Monday.
In the Know: When will Radio Road median landscaping project be finished?
Published 05/06/2013 at 5 a.m.
Is there a completion date for the Radio Road landscaping project?
In the Know: What is being built in old Regions bank in Mission Hills Shopping Center?
Published 05/05/2013 at 9:30 p.m.
Q: Any information as to what is going in at the old Regions bank at the northwest corner of 951 and Vanderbilt Beach Road?
In the Know: When is Dunkin' Donuts opening new Collier locations?
Published 05/01/2013 at 5:20 a.m.
Here's where Dunkin' Donuts is opening four stores in Collier County.
In the Know: Ford's Garage coming this fall to Miromar Outlets
Published 05/01/2013 at 5:15 a.m.
A popular area burger and beer joint plans to open a location in Miromar Outlets.
In the Know: Wise Guys Supper and Comedy Club opens in East Naples
Published 04/30/2013 at 5:45 p.m.
Wise Guys Supper and Comedy Club opened April 14 in the former location of Loft 59 and Sway Lounge on U.S. 41 East in East Naples.
In the Know: What is being done at corner of Livingston and Vanderbilt Beach roads?
Published 04/29/2013 at 5 a.m.
Q: A wide swath of trees has been bulldozed near the northeast corner of Vanderbilt Beach and Livingston. What's up?
In the Know: What is that unidentified floating object in our local retention pond?
Published 04/28/2013 at 8:30 p.m.
Q: My neighbors and I discovered a strange craft floating in our retention pond. Is this the prelude to an alien invasion?
In the Know: The Local restaurant finally opening in North Naples
Published 04/24/2013 at 5:32 a.m.
It's not just a local restaurant. It's THE Local restaurant.
In the Know: What happened to Randy at Randy’s Fishmarket Restaurant?
Published 04/23/2013 at 10:06 p.m.
Q: I was there last week and the key lime pie was different. Can you find out what happened to Randy?
In the Know: Who bought The Tavern in East Naples and what do they intend to do with it?
Published 04/15/2013 at 5 a.m.
Q: I have heard that the local bar in East Naples (The Tavern) has been sold along with its adjoining properties. Do you know who bought it and what they intend to do with it?
In the Know: New bait and tackle shop going in near Bayview Park
Published 04/14/2013 at 8:30 p.m.
Q: I was wondering what is going into the commercial property that is under renovation at the southwest corner of Fern and Danford streets?
Mongello's Restaurant closes in East Naples
Published 04/13/2013 at 10:09 a.m. 2 Comments
Mongello’s Restaurant closed Friday but its owners have plans to open elsewhere in the area this year.
In the Know: Can St. George & the Dragon be saved?
Published 04/10/2013 at 5 a.m.
Q: Is there anything we can do to help save St. George & the Dragon in Naples?
In the Know: What is planned at Bonita site of former Henricks Jewelers?
Published 04/08/2013 at 5 a.m.
Q: The building has been razed which housed the former Henricks jewelry store on U.S. 41 north of Bonita Beach Road. What is going into that parcel?
In the Know: What is being built near Hollywood 20 on Naples Boulevard?
Published 04/07/2013 at 9:30 p.m.
Q: Do you know what is going on in front of the Hollywood 20 movie theater? I saw a lot of trucks and land cleared out this past week.
In the Know: Has Porky's on Marco Island been sold?
Published 04/03/2013 at 4 a.m.
Q: I notice Porky’s website doesn’t mention the Marco Island location. Is the restaurant sold?
In the Know: When is Fresh Market opening in East Naples?
Published 04/01/2013 at 5:43 a.m.
Q: Any more news on when Fresh Market will open in East Naples?
In the Know: What's latest on Florida's law for international driver licenses?
Published 04/01/2013 at 5:30 a.m.
Q: What is the current position on new regulations on international driving licenses? I am wanting to book for next winter but concerned about this issue.
In the Know: Where in the world is Dunk City?
Published 03/28/2013 at 9:34 a.m.
It’s a question asked on the national stage during March Madness, but even local folks have wondered for years where FGCU calls home.
In the Know: Any idea where EVOO Bistro is going?
Published 03/27/2013 at 5:30 a.m.
Q: We’ve heard that one of our favorite North Naples restaurants, EVOO, may be moving. Any idea where they will be going?
Original restaurant in Waterside Shops closes after 22 years in Naples
Updated 03/26/2013 at 3:18 p.m.
The last area location for Silver Spoon Cafe closed Sunday in the open-air mall in Naples.
In the Know: Why is a huge area being excavated off Livingston Road?
Updated 03/27/2013 at 9:11 p.m.
Q: I live in Imperial Golf Estates and I noticed they are excavating a huge area north of our community adjacent to the Milano PUD on Livingston Road.
In the Know: When did Naples last see snow, if ever?
Published 03/24/2013 at 12:59 p.m.
Q: With the rare snow in the south of Arizona, I am wondering when Naples last saw snow, if ever?
In the Know: When is Buffalo Wild Wings finally opening in Naples?
Published 03/20/2013 at 5:20 a.m.
Q: How about an update on Naples' BW3 opening date?
In the Know: Is Buffalo Wild Wings still coming to Bonita Springs?
Published 03/19/2013 at 9:19 p.m.
Q: I thought that Buffalo Wild Wings was moving in to the old Rib City building in Bonita Springs and now I see a “For Lease” sign.
In the Know: What is planned for land being cleared on north side of Immokalee Road west of Collier Blvd.?
Published 03/18/2013 at 5:25 a.m.
Q: Why are all those trees being cut down on Immokalee Road east of 951? Seems like it's a big area cleared. Is there some project on the way?
In the Know: What is going in on the corner of Collier Blvd. and Rattlesnake Hammock Road?
Published 03/18/2013 at 5:15 a.m.
Q: What is going in on the corner of Collier Boulevard and Rattlesnake Hammock Road?
In the Know: Readers nominate 25 local eateries for ‘Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives’
Published 03/13/2013 at 5 a.m.
Q: Can you please print people’s suggestions for “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives”? It would be nice to know what restaurants people pick.
In the Know: What makes night noise in Naples sounding like woodpeckers on steroids?
Published 03/11/2013 at 5 a.m.
Q: Can you solve the mystery of noises in North Naples that truly sound like woodpeckers on steroids?
In the Know: Outback Steakhouse expected to locate near Lely Resort
Updated 03/07/2013 at 5:21 a.m. 1 Comment
Q: Do you know of any casual restaurant, sports bar, 19th hole planned in the immediate Lely Resort area?
In the Know: Why is land being cleared on the south side of Immokalee Road?
Published 03/04/2013 at 5 a.m.
Q: What is happening on Immokalee Road southeast of Collier Boulevard? Pine trees are being cut down and hauled away. What is going on there? The area is opposite The Quarry on Immokalee.
In the Know: Is it true Tim Hortons restaurant is coming to Marco Island?
Published 02/27/2013 at 5:30 a.m.
Q: Do you have any info about a Tim Hortons restaurant planned for Marco Island?
In the Know: What are the loud booms heard weekdays in East Naples?
Published 02/25/2013 at 5 a.m.
A: Chances are the afternoon booms you hear from your East Naples home are from blasting work being done to excavate nearby land for The Isles of Collier Preserve residential development.
In the Know: What is the oldest restaurant in Naples?
Published 02/20/2013 at 5:30 a.m.
What’s the oldest, continuously run, same-location restaurant in Naples?
In the Know: What's going to replace the vacated Sweetbay stores?
Published 02/18/2013 at 5 a.m.
Q: Any word on what will take the place of the Sweetbays that closed, and the one in the Green Tree plaza specifically?
In the Know: Where and when is Culver's restaurant opening in Naples?
Published 02/13/2013 at 5 a.m.
Q: Any update on Culver's? I have quite a few frozen custard / cheese curd-eating friends look for some info.
In the Know: Old Fogies coming soon
Published 02/06/2013 at 5:15 a.m.
You know that off-the-wall friend who always is trying to turn you on to obscure musicians or cool album cuts? He is opening an entertainment venue in Bonita.
In the Know: What's with the demolition work at U.S. 41 and Michigan Ave.?
Published 02/04/2013 at 5 a.m.
Q: Do you what is going on with the property at U.S. 41 and Michigan Ave across from the old KFC? It looks like they are getting ready to demolish the whole block.
In the Know: When will Gatsby’s Pizza and Buffalo Wild Wings open?
Published 01/30/2013 at 5:25 a.m.
Q: When is Gatsby’s going to open? Please give and update on Buffalo Wild Wings! I’ve been waiting long enough.
In the Know: What's happening on the corner of Immokalee Road and Juliet Blvd.?
Published 01/28/2013 at 5 a.m.
Q: The area they are clearing at Juliet Boulevard and Immokalee Road is much larger than a bank branch would need. Any idea what else will be going in at that corner?
In the Know: Are there any local 'Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives'?
Published 01/23/2013 at 6:01 a.m.
Q: Has any Collier County restaurant ever been featured on “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives”?
In the Know: What's up with Books-A-Million closing at Mercato?
Published 01/21/2013 at 5 a.m.
Q: Just heard that the Books-A-Million at Mercato is closing in February. What's up with that?
In the Know: What is happening at old Tropical Palm Cafe, Perkins and Island Pub?
Published 01/16/2013 at 5:15 a.m.
Q: What is happening at the old Tropical Palm restaurant on Neapolitan Way?
In the Know: What's going in at Davis and Santa Barbara boulevards?
Published 01/14/2013 at 5 a.m.
Q: What is happening on Santa Barbara between Rattlesnake Hammock and Davis Boulevard?
In the Know: What places in Naples sell fresh boiled peanuts?
Published 01/09/2013 at 5:30 a.m.
Q: I am wondering if there are places in Naples that sell fresh boiled peanuts?
In the Know: What's going on at that property with the old barn on Orange Blossom?
Published 01/07/2013 at 5 a.m.
Q: When will someone remove the ugly building that is falling apart on Orange Blossom Drive?
In the Know: Nearly 30 new local restaurants planned for 2013
Published 01/02/2013 at 5:15 a.m.
Although it has just begun, the new year is already shaping up to be a big year for new local eateries. Nearly 30 restaurants have plans to open in 2013, and those are just the ones we know about.
In the Know: When will E-ZPass and SunPass be interoperable?
Published 12/31/2012 at 5 a.m.
Q: In June, you wrote that E-ZPass and SunPass would soon be interchangeable. Has it happened? If not, what is the current status of this?
In the Know: What local restaurants opened or closed in 2012?
Updated 12/26/2012 at 12:58 p.m.
Looking back at the many local restaurants that opened or closed in 2012, the spotlight remains on a few old-timers that turned out the lights this year.