Five Painters and A Potter!

Collier County hosts many national art festivals and gallery/museum exhibits throughout the year. But there is one event that stands apart from the others and it’s happening Sunday, March 17, 11-5 PM. It’s the 11th annual “Five Painters & a Potter.” The uniqueness of 5P&P stems from the fact that it is comprised of nationally known artists all of whom […]

Big Cypress Generates $117.4 Million

A 2011 study recently released by the National Park Service shows that the 941,393 visitors to Big Cypress National Preserve generated $117,467,000 of revenue in local communities. Additionally, the report shows that the preserve assists in supporting 1,891 jobs in the area. “Big Cypress National Preserve is the backyard of South Florida and wonderful place to learn about America’s story,” […]

2013 Doubles Tennis Champions

With a record-breaking 100 ‘Open’ entrants, the Hideaway Beach Club on Marco Island crowned champions in the following divisions: Men’s and Women’s 3.0, 3.5 and 4.0 levels. We have recognized the winners, finalists and consolation winners in each category. For the second consecutive year, the rain interrupted our Sunday morning schedule but did not affect the awesome tennis displayed on […]

Arlington of Naples Unveils Design Plans

On February 7th, The Arlington of Naples held a press conference at Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve to announce recent milestones, architectural plans and its goals for 2013. The 39-acre property is a Continuing Care Retirement Community sponsored by Lutheran Life Communities. The faith-based organization does welcome people of all faiths, beliefs and traditions but bases its care on […]

Transitions and Collaborations at St. Mark’s

by Janet DeAnna (with Tara O’Neill) Epiphany Project Windows – Each artist brought their own vision to their window. Can you determine what window matches what Epiphany theme? Wise Men Visit by Katie Goetzmann and Judy Crook Jesus is Baptized by The Bennett Family Jesus Calls Disciples by Corky Miller Wedding in Cana by Cathy Weis and Janed DeAnna Beautitudes by […]

Comet PanSTARRS Visible from Marco

It has been said that Comets are dirty snowballs from deep space where they formed far from the Sun and warmth of the inner Solar System. The Oort Cloud surrounds the Solar System and extends outwards perhaps two or three light years. There are maybe a trillion comets orbiting the Sun in the Oort cloud; the grip of the Sun […]