Calusa Garden Club Members Get Together


Calusa Garden Club of Marco Island members who are in the area during the summer months got together for lunch at Joey D’s. Members shared their summer adventures and talked informally of Garden Club events to be held during the 2018-2019 Garden Club year, including the Christmas Home Tour to be held November 30 as a joint project with Marco […]

Council Moves Ahead Alone on Assisted Living


At the recent Marco Island City Council Meeting, councilors discussed the contentious matter of whether or not to return the issue of an Assisted Living Facility on Marco Island to the Planning Board for further review. Councilor Larry Honig raised the matter during council communications. Honig was concerned the council may have acted in haste overturning the recommendations from both […]

Uninformed Accusations



Recent Letter to the Editor writer, Mr. Bill Harris, boldly stated that the City of Marco Island shows favoritism to city council candidates Swiacki, Richards and Young, by allowing them to place their campaign signs in the swales/right of way. He asks, why would anyone vote for a candidate who has no regard for laws, suggests that the candidates may […]

LTE: Leadership is Everything


The recent vote on bringing a second ambulance to Marco Island was defeated by only 440 votes or 7% of the total 5,590 votes cast. Considering the year round population of Marco Island is approximately 16,500 residents, the turnout represents only 34% or one third of Marco voters. Where were the other two thirds and why didn’t they vote? Could […]

LTE: Keyboard Commandos


Many people have received negative emails about me. These emails were sent from the same “Keyboard Commandos” that sent thousands of emails during the 2016 City Council campaign to prevent me from getting elected. They succeeded. I ask you: “How well has this dysfunctional Council worked for Marco Island?” You may have seen an edited video of me discussing a […]

JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort Unveils New Dining & Entertainment Center

Sleek Gastropub and Gaming Emporium Welcomes Guests Ahead of New Lanai Tower Opening

The JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort has opened the doors to 10K Alley, a combination gastropub and state-of-the-art gaming emporium located on the fifth floor of the new Lanai Tower. The stylish and sophisticated 10K Alley smoothly transitions between family fun during the day and exclusive adult-centered nightlife after dark. Pulsating with a fresh energy that has never been […]