FYI-FOOD: Latest news briefs for local foodies
August 16, 2017

Voyage menu The Voyage menu at Cafe and Bar Lurcat changed last week, saying adios to East of Havana and saying konnichiwa to Tokyo. The new menu has a variety of starters, entrees, salads and desserts that explore Japanese culture and specifically the traditional dishes...

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Naples lowers offer for downtown parking lot to $4.6M
August 16, 2017

The offer from Naples officials to buy a downtown parking lot is now at $4.6 million after the Naples City Council agreed to new purchase terms Wednesday. Eyeing the lot at the intersection of Fourth Avenue South and Fourth Street South for a parking garage,...

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Naples wants to renegotiate land deal; 5th Ave garage in doubt
August 16, 2017

City leaders are asking for more time to figure out whether to build a parking garage in Downtown Naples, as part of a new contract recommendation approved Tuesday.

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Naples leaders pause, ask for new downtown garage contract
August 15, 2017

Facing pushback from a large group of residents who packed City Hall, Naples leaders Tuesday rejected a $6 million contract to buy land for a downtown parking garage. But the garage isn’t off the table entirely.

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Naples leaders pause, ask for new downtown garage contract
August 15, 2017

Facing pushback from a large group of residents who packed City Hall, Naples leaders Tuesday rejected a $6 million contract to buy land for a downtown parking garage. But the garage isn’t off the table entirely.

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Editorial: Parking garage, budgets a government focus for week
August 14, 2017

The next steps toward adding another parking garage in downtown Naples, budget-related issues and the start of the 2017-18 school year in Collier County highlight the week ahead in local government.

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Letters to the Editor: Aug. 15, 2017
August 14, 2017

Parking needed for concerts As a long-standing member of the Naples Concert Band, now in its 46th season, I am writing to support the proposed parking garage at Fourth Street South and Fourth Avenue South. The band's monthly concerts, held at Cambier Park, attract crowds...

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Official: Naples anti-blight fund has acted within law
August 14, 2017

Naples acted within the law in spending anti-blight funds for improvements on a wealthy commercial street in the city’s redevelopment area, Community Redevelopment Agency Manager Roger Reinke told the Naples City Council on Monday.

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Councilwoman calls for audit of Naples anti-blight fund
August 13, 2017

A Naples city councilwoman is calling for an outside audit of the Community Redevelopment Agency after city officials said they couldn’t satisfy her request for a yearslong accounting of CRA spending.

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Family events this weekend, Aug. 11-13
August 11, 2017

The Naples Players’ KidzAct Presents “James & The Giant Peach” — 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sugden Community Theatre, 701 Fifth Ave. S., Naples, FL 34102. $20 for adults, $10 for students 21 and younger. Based on one of Roald Dahl’s most poignantly quirky stories, "James and the...

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