Tag Archives: Valentine’s day

Marco Island Car Show Returns

(FILE PHOTO) A classic Cadillac chassis - struttin’ its stuff at the Annual Kiwanis Club Car Show. Photos by Val Simon & Jessica Simon

Submitted Sunday, February 14, 2016 is Valentines Day, and we want you to spend that special day with all of your loved ones. Celebrate and enjoy the day with something that can be bright, colorful, shiny, fast, slow, unique, cool, old or new. That “something” is a lot full of over 200 cars you will love, at the Marco Island ... Read More »

Valen-times Day

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ALL THAT GLITTERS Richard Alan No, it’s not a misprint; I’m talking about Valentines Day. It’s not only a word that irks most warm-blooded male Homo-sapiens, but it’s also an important event. The contents of my column today are directed at the guys out there, who may need a nudge or a wake-up call, so ladies, if you don’t mind moving ... Read More »

Hearts, Flowers and Chocolate

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By Chef Anne Feinman thechefsexpress@aol.com Valentine’s Day or Saint Valentine’s Day, is a holiday celebrated on February 14th. It is a day of tradition steeped in chocolates, flowers and cards. In the tradition of courtly love in the Middle Ages, the name was associated with romantic love among numerous early Christian martyrs of the name Valentine. Some love stories are ... Read More »

Fiddler’s Creek Prepares for a Busy Upcoming Season

From travel inspired poolside parties featuring exotic international cuisine to family-style buffet barbeques providing fun and games for kids of all ages, there will be lots for residents of the luxury master-planned residential community of Fiddler’s Creek to do this upcoming season. The staff at Fiddler’s Creek is preparing an extensive social calendar for homeowners, including many traditional holiday favorites ... Read More »

VALENTINE’S DAY: Where and when did it begin?

By Jane A. Marlowe The custom of sending love letters and tokens of love is generally believed to have originated in Medieval England and France. Folklore recounts a belief that on February 14, half way through the second month of the year, birds begin to pair. Chaucer’s Parliament of Foules relates, “For this was sent on Seynt Valentyne’s day Whan ... Read More »

COASTAL COMMENTS

Donna Fiala donnafiala@gmail.com This past week Collier County sent representatives to the Florida Association of Counties 2012 Legislative Day in Tallahassee to call upon our Legislators to present the county approved State Legislative Priorities. As the elected (by the BCC) commissioner to the Florida Association of Counties, I was honored to represent Collier County. Among the priorities we advocated were ... Read More »