Juan Diaz Featured in Solo Exhibition “The Gathering”


In 2021, the Marco Island Center for the Arts will present “The Gathering” a solo exhibition by artist Juan Diaz.

Yacht Club Holds “Ugly Christmas Sweater” Contest


    It was cooler “sweater weather” at Christmastime this year, providing the perfect climate for Marco Island Yacht Club’s annual “Ugly Christmas Sweater” contest. Members came out in full regalia in the tackiest, most garish holiday garb they could find. In addition to prizes for the “ugliest” sweater—Men’s, Women’s and Couple’s categories—judges also cited the most “creative” sweaters and chose […]

Youth Haven at the Snook Inn


Thanks to the efforts of the Snook Inn and the Carvelli Restaurant Group, the children of Youth Haven were given a true merry Christmas.

24th Annual Art Fest Naples Returns to Fleischmann Park


Art Fest Naples returns to Fleischmann Park on January 16 and 17 for 2021.

Betty Collier, Marco Island Pioneer

Ribbons of Ibis by Barbara Ann Malta

The Coastal Breeze News shares its new limited series based on the new book: “Betty Collier, Marco Island Pioneer” by Barbara Ann Malta.

Personal Entertainment During COVID-19


  The travel business is one of the hardest–hit industries by COVID-19 so consequently our company is struggling. For almost 40 years in business on Marco Island, we have designed dream trips and spectacular adventures for clients in most of the United States and several countries in Europe. We embraced the computer age and survived through 9/11 and we will also endure through the COVID-19 pandemic.  In the meantime, however, for the first time in […]

Be Part of the Future

Join the Center for the Arts Space/Time Capsule Launch!

The Marco Island Center for the Arts is preparing a Time Capsule for the year 2070. What will you put in?

Two Who Put Duty Above Self Retire


Fire Marshal Ray Munyon and Police Sergeant Brian Hood both turn in their retirement paperwork as Marco Island’s First Responders says farewell to two fine civil servants.

A Look at The Year Ahead


As the City of Marco Island prepares to look ahead at the challenges facing municipal government and its residents, the number of issues continue to grow. Get the full story of what they’re planning for 2021 here.

Dolphin Births Later Than Usual This Fall

Stepping Stones

Bob McConville talks about the newborn dolphin of Marco Island, in his column, Stepping Stones.