Local Photographer Covers SpaceX Launch


An interview with local photographer Scott Schilke, as he recounts his experience photographing the launch of SpaceX. See the full article, as well as some of Schilke’s photos, here.

The Beach Boy Chronicles

The Bikers, the Bar, and the Marco Beach Boys

Tom Williams shares the story about how in the summer of mid-June, at the Marco Beach Hotel and Villas, the hotel was almost overrun by the South Florida version of Hell’s Angels. See the whole story of the tale here!

MIA Stages Heartfelt Graduation


Not even the current pandemic could stop the Marco Island Academy from giving it’s Class of 2020 the graduation ceremony they earned. See the full story, along with photos, here.

The Singing Chef Offers Zoom Classes from Naples


The Coastal Breeze News presents the story of Andy LoRusso, The Singing Chef, along with his current Zoom Classes. See the full story, with photos, here!

Working Together to Serve the Essential Needs of East Trail


It was a hot and steamy Friday morning as volunteers from AL’s Pals were busy filling up blue plastic bags with fresh fruits and vegetables which were provided by Our Daily Bread Food Pantry. See the full story, along with photos, here!

Camp Able Goes Virtual!


For summer this year, the ‘special needs’ camp known as Camp Able will be doing things digitally. See the full details here.

We Are Better Than This

More Straight Talk
Editorials and Opinions

Steve Stefanides talks about the recent violent protests in his column, More Straight Talk.

Greg Folley Chosen to Fill Empty Council Seat


The Marco City Council has at last found a replacement for former councilor Sam Young. And in no time as well, as the council discussed a variety of topics at its recent meeting. Find out more by reading the full article here.

YMCA Profile Series

Charlene Rose, Managing School Age Programs with Compassion

In this issue of the YMCA Profile Series, Quentin Roux talks about the School Age Manager, Charlene Rose.