Give Birds Space this Memorial Weekend and Save the Original Beach Babies

Least Terns, Black Skimmers, Wilson’s Plovers, Snowy Plovers, and American Oystercatchers nest on Florida coasts.

Audubon is calling on beachgoers to help make beaches safer for birds by avoiding their nesting areas during this busy holiday weekend and throughout the summer. These special birds lay their eggs right on the sand. They perceive an approaching human as a threat and will take flight whenever people, or their dogs, approach too closely. Repeated human disturbance often […]

An Interesting Birthing Season in The Making

Stepping Stones

Bob McConville discusses the upcoming Dolphin Birthing Season, in his column, Stepping Stones.

Marco Island Center for the Arts Hosts Book Signing for Political Thriller “Prior Restraint”


  Marco Island Center for the Arts is hosting an author talk and book signing on July 15, 2021 at 5:30 PM for Naples resident and author Stephen J. McGuire. His book, “Prior Restraint”, was published March of 2021 and is an extraordinary read. McGuire had a distinguished 30-year legal career in our nation’s capital. He retired as a Chief […]

Key Marco Cat Gets Loan Extension from Smithsonian

Additional Key Marco Artifacts to be reunited with Key Marco Cat in June

The Key Marco Cat is coming back to its home to stay for a good long while. Get the full story here.

Pageant Winner Dedicated to Helping Others


The Coastal Breeze News covers the story of Rachel Roberts, the winner of the 2020 Miss Teen World America Pageant.

Reverence For the Holiday

Not the Day Off
More Straight Talk

Steve Stefanides discusses Memorial Day, in his column, More Straight Talk.

Food Pantry Awarded Grant from The Community Foundation of Collier County


The Our Daily Bread Food Pantry is pleased to announce that a grant of $10,000 has been received from the Community Foundation of Collier County.

Enjoy Classic American Cuisine Made from Scratch at Smith House Restaurant


Coastal Breeze writer Maria Lamb talks about the cuisine at the Smith House Restaurant.

In Memory of Barbara Jean Wilkins Cushman

Obituary
(July 14, 1951 - May 13, 2021)

The Coastal Breeze News mourns the loss of Barbara Jean Wilkins Cushman (1951-2021).

It’s Past Time to Start “Talking Trash!”

Ruminations From the Rock and Beyond

Jory Westberry discusses the growing trash issue, in her column Ruminations From the Rock and Beyond.