The End of the Rainbow Just Three Miles Away

How many Marco Islanders have made the short trip into Goodland and actually were able to drive by Island Woman, Stan’s Idle Hour and Little Bar without stopping?  Try it sometime, and if you do and if you follow these directions you will experience moments unlike any other. This is a short trip that definitely is worth its weight in […]

New Pressure Washing Service on Marco Island

Until a serious accident left him an amputee, Rick Honahan worked in a wholesale business. After two years of recovering at home and trying to support his family through Social Security Disability, he decided to start a pressure washing and carpet cleaning business in upstate New York. His parents have been long time residents of Marco Island, and Rick and […]

Celebrate Mardi Gras the Goodland Way!

Boat Parade, Saturday, February 13, 2010 from 2 to 4 p.m. Join the fun at the 14th annual Mardi Gras-Goodland boat parade! This year’s theme is Advertising. Pick any idea that relates to products, their slogans, jingles or commercials, or the celebrities, sports figures or cartoon characters that endorse them and decorate your crew and boat to depict it. Boats […]

20th Annual “For the Love of the Y” Tennis Tournament

Tennis players from the SW Florida area will be traveling to Marco Island to take part in the 20th Annual ‘For the Love of the Y’ 3-day Tennis Tournament scheduled for the weekend of February 12, 13 and 14 at the Greater Marco Island YMCA Tennis Complex. Scheduled event play includes Women’s and Men’s Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles for […]

Rookery Bay Announces its February Events

The Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (Rookery Bay) announces its calendar of events for February. The Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center is located at 300 Tower Road, 3/4 mile south of the intersection of Rt. 41 and Collier Boulevard, on the way to Marco Island. The center is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Admission is $5 […]

A Piano Concert of Sacred and Patriotic Favorites

The second of Marco Presbyterian Church’s “Music for the Soul” concert series will be 6:00 p.m., Sunday, February 21. Marv Hollenbeck will play a potpourri of gospel, patriotic and familiar hymns on the church’s Yamaha Grand Piano. Hollenbeck is the volunteer Director of Worship and Music at Marco Presbyterian Church. The concert is free. A love offering will be received. […]

Healthy Life Lecture Series

Be at Mackle Park for the second in the Healthy Life Lecture Series on February 23rd, beginning at 7:00 p.m. This free presentation deals with how to recognize when a heart attack may be happening…or is it just indigestion? We better be right in our quick diagnosis. It is such a privilege for IBERIABANK/Marco to partner with Physicians Regional Healthcare […]

Reception and Exhibit for Anthony Dallmann-Jones

Waterfront Studios & Gallery, a nine-artist pod (one of three such store-front galleries housing 17 artists) at the Esplanade on Smokehouse Bay, will host the reception and exhibit for Anthony Dallmann-Jones, one of its resident artists. The exhibit will be up for one week beginning February 11. Dr. Dallmann-Jones, a Marco Island resident and former gallery owner from Madison, Wisconsin, […]

Valentine’s Family Picnic in the Park

Come and enjoy the morning at Mackle Park with your significant other, spouse, or family for a picnic in the park. We’ll supply the food, you supply that special someone or family member to come along. The Valentine’s Famly Picnic will be hosted on Friday, February 12 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. This event is free and open to […]