Launch Project “Fill The Space/Time Capsule 2021” Monthly Competition


  In 2020, Marco Island Center for the Arts celebrated 50 years of bringing art to Marco and beyond. It was to be a party that would last all year. The Space/Time Capsule was waiting to be filled with memorabilia, pictures, letters, stories, items and more. And then it happened… a global pandemic. And the world turned upside down.  For […]

City Identifies Windfall in Sales Tax Revenue Numbers


It appears Marco Islanders may be benefiting from a better than anticipated economic climate during 2020. Get the full story here.

JCMI Cultural Series Continues Through Live Streaming


  JCMI is continuing its annual cultural series through the use of an innovative virtual program. The third event of the 27th year of the Saul I. Stern Cultural Series of the Jewish Congregation of Marco Island takes place on Saturday, March 6 at 7:30 PM via live streaming. Frank Del Pizzo, singer and comedian, who performs in Las Vegas, […]

Gulfshore Opera Adds New March “Opera al Fresco” Concerts


The Gulfshore Opera has new programs coming up for March.

FWC

You can help Florida’s nesting waterbirds.

With nesting season starting, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is here to share five important rules for the general public of Florida.

FDOT Celebrates Florida Bicycle Month & Encourages Safety


  For March, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) kicks off its celebration of Florida Bicycle Month, a time to encourage bicycling and recognize its important role in providing transportation and recreation to millions of Florida’s residents and visitors annually. Governor DeSantis signed an official proclamation recognizing March as Florida Bicycle Month. “Whether you bike to work or school, or for recreation, everyone […]

Collaboration Between Various Organizations Prepare the Youth for the Workforce


As young adults enter the workforce, many are not adequately prepared to succeed in professional work environments. Research shows that over 70% of employers recognize the vital importance of soft skills such as communication, listening, critical thinking and interpersonal skills, yet high school students are graduating without the opportunity to gain these skills.  In a newly announced collaboration, organizations within […]

Boating & Power Lines Don’t Mix


  As boaters hit the beautiful waterways of Southwest Florida, it is imperative to keep the following safety measures in mind. Boats coming into contact with power lines not only poses a risk of power interruptions, it could mean serious injuries and even death. Always be aware of power lines when boating or fishing. Be sure to keep at least […]

9th Annual Harbor Arts & Music Festival


  The 9th annual Harbor Arts & Music Festival at MarGood Harbor Park, 321 Pear Tree Avenue in Goodland, is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, March 13 and 14, from 10 AM to 4 PM. This juried fine-art event, produced by the Goodland Civic Association, 501(c)3, along with Collier County Parks and Recreation, showcases world-class artists working in a full […]

Attack from Above

The Beach Boy Chronicles

From The Beach Boy Chronicles, Tom Williams shares the story of when Marco’s Beach was under attack from above. See the full story here.