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  • Collier Automotive Museum opens its doors and digital library
    Collier Automotive Museum opens its doors and digital library
    The Collier Automotive Museum, one of the world’s premier automobile museums, closed to the general public in 1994 and became the Collier Collection. Access to the collection of historically significant vehicles was limited to select groups,...
  • Ongoing heavy rainfall in southwest Florida - September 2014
    Southwest Florida surrenders to ongoing heavy rainfall
    Collier County, FL, Naples and surrounding areas are waterlogged! Atop August’s foot of rainfall across the area, another foot has already fallen in some parts of the county so far during September. The area from Pine Ridge Boulevard to...
  • Flooding in Naples, FL (Aug. 4, 2014)
    Record-breaking rainfall and flash flooding in Naples, FL on Aug. 4, 2014
    On Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, while Tropical Storm Bertha briefly gained hurricane status hundreds of miles from the east coast of Florida, a separate tropical weather system (Fig. 1 and Fig. 2) brought flooding rainfall to parts of Collier and Lee...
  • Arielle Watts on movie set
    Child actor Arielle Watts loves her film role as Orchid (Photos)
    On June 22, 2014, young actress Arielle Watts, 10, shared about her upcoming role as Orchid Lancaster in a film about Ponce de Leon called "The 4th Letter of Ponce de Leon." The film will be shot in Florida's Lee and Collier counties...
  • Beach at Naples, Florida
    Visiting Naples, Florida
    Though traveling to Vanderbilt Beach in Naples Florida is not exactly a day trip from Indianapolis, it is a trip you can make in one day if you drive straight through. It is about an 18 hour drive from downtown Indianapolis to downtown Naples. I&...
  • Artist on board
    Artist Rebecca Hollifield on board with 'The 4th Letter' (Photos)
    On June 21, 2014, artist Rebecca Hollifield's storyboarding came to life on the set of a film. The film is "The 4th Letter of Ponce de Leon." Recently Hollifield was found working closely on a film trailer-related project with the...
  • Clair Drooger
    Arts Naples Metamorphosis
    Russian theatrical/Opera producer, Nadia Artman put on “Metamorphosis” a theatrical fashion event this past weekend in Naples. This fashion show was put on by ‘Arts Naples’ which is a charity designed to put on cultural and...
  • West Coast (Florida) Swing
    Slip away to LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort
    Here’s a good way to get spring started in style along Florida’s west coast. The LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort in Naples is offering a “Spring Slip Away’’ package through April 30 starting at $699 per night...
  • Naples' Gardner Colby Gallery celebrates 20 years representing artist Corso
    Naples' Gardner Colby Gallery celebrates 20 years representing artist Corso
    Gardner Colby Gallery in the Third Street South Gallery District in Naples has announced a reception for impressionist artist Frank Corso to celebrate their 20 year relationship with the artist. The reception will coincide with the opening of a...
  • Two Naples Art Association outdoor festivals bookend Naples this weekend
    Two Naples Art Association outdoor festivals bookend Naples this weekend
    Two Naples Art Association outdoor art festivals bookend Naples during the weekend of March 1-2.On Saturday, March 1, Art in the Park returns to Park Street, adjacent to The von Liebig Art Center. Located just a block and a half from historic...
  • Classic and exotic cars on 5th Avenue in Naples Florida
    Classic and exotic cars on 5th Avenue in Naples Florida
    The ultimate cruise-in takes place every February under the sheltering palms along the exclusive 5th Avenue shopping and dining district in Naples, Florida. Over 10,000 spectators enjoyed Chamber of Commerce weather this year as they admired and...
  • Exhibit of work by Florida Highwaymen opens at The Englishman February 13
    Exhibit of work by Florida Highwaymen opens at The Englishman February 13
    On Thursday night from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m., The Englishman Fine Art in Naples will be hosting a reception associated with the opening of an exhibit of a collection of works by The Florida Highwaymen.A group of 26 African-American artists, The...
  • ArtFest Fort Myers and Naples Art in the Park come to SW Florida this weekend
    ArtFest Fort Myers and Naples Art in the Park come to SW Florida this weekend
    ArtFest Fort Myers takes place Friday night, January 31 and Saturday and Sunday, February 1 & 2, 2014 in the downtown Fort Myers River District. As it did last year, Fort Myers’ picturesque river basin will serve as backdrop for the...
  • 25 pilot whales found dead along Gulf coastline in Collier County
    25 pilot whales found dead along Gulf coastline in Collier County
    In a continuing story that has marred Southwest Florida's pristine coastline for nearly a week, 25 short-finned pilot whales were found deadon Thursday, January 23, on Kice Island, just across Caxambas Bay from Marco Island.The uninhabited...
  • Masa Contemporary Mexican Cuisine
    Apps and Drinks at MASA
    One of the worst things about having once lived in Southern California is being exposed to fantastic Mexican cuisine that is very hard to find anywhere else. Excellent Mexican food is often defined by its freshness, its sauces and its simplicity....