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Experience the Energy of Art

By Jessica | August 15, 2018

On Tuesday, August 14, 2018, the Marco Island Center for the Arts held their Second Tuesday Opening Reception. The theme for the exhibit this month is “Power It Up” The Energy of Art. Naples native, Juliana Meek, director-owner of Harmon-Meek Gallery, juried this month’s show. Betty Newman won first place with “Calypso.” Second place went to Karen Swanker’s “Remove at […]

Join Hands Along the Water, This Sunday!

By Jessica | August 09, 2018

What if 5,000 or 10,000 of us linked hands one morning on the beaches from Coast to Coast? We’d be on every TV station in the country. Do you have 15 minutes to spare for our beaches and wildlife? Holding hands in solidarity to defend water and wildlife. #HandsAlongTheWater On Sunday August 12 at 10 AM we want you to join us […]

SOWFLO at Martinis

By Jessica | July 07, 2018

SOWFLO thrilled the crowd at Martinis on Marco Island with an energetic musical performance. For more photos see the next issue of Coastal Breeze News on newsstands and at coastalbreezenews.com.

Enjoy Summer Pool Parties at the Hilton Marco Island

By Jessica | June 14, 2018

Starting June 23, 2018, the Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort & Spa will introduce Pool Parties as part of the resort’s Day Pass Program. Hilton’s Summer Pool Parties will feature “Winslow and the Rockefellers” on June 23rd and run every Saturday through the summer from 2-6 PM featuring live bands. Pool passes are available each day from 11 AM until […]

It is ARTini Time on Marco!

By Jessica | January 12, 2018

Marco Island Center for the Arts is introducing its new fun-raising event, ARTini on Marco Party. This event will shake up some fun and funds to benefit Marco Island Center for the Arts. It will include live entertainment, dancing, a silent auction and of course, martini tastings. These carefully crafted mini cocktails will be shaken, stirred, poured and served by […]

Left Bank Art Fest – This Sunday!

By Jessica | January 10, 2018

Letter to the Editor: Prudence Pacing Passion

By Jessica | December 23, 2017

As expected, the City Council voted unanimously last week to apply to Collier County for Florida’s Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity, (COPCN). This is the first step in trying to replace Collier County’s ambulance service with a city-owned and operated service. If all goes well, we the people will vote on the issue this summer. What I found wonderfully […]

House Decorating Contest Winner Announced

By Jessica | December 16, 2017

The Marco Island House and Business Decorating Contest finals were held on Friday, December 15. The judging committee had the difficult task of evaluating the Top 10 homes, but they reached a decision. The 2017 House Decorating Contest winner was Maria Schilke, who decorated her brightly lit house at 865 Swan with neon candy canes, stars and a train. If you […]

House Decorating Contest Winner Announced

By Jessica | December 15, 2017

The Marco Island House and Business Decorating Contest finals were held on Friday, December 15. The judging committee had the difficult task of evaluating the Top 10 homes, but they reached a decision. The 2017 House Decorating Contest winner was Maria Schilke, who decorated her brightly lit house at 865 Swan with neon candy canes, stars and a train. If you […]

Marco Moves Forward on COPCN  

By Jessica | December 14, 2017

At the special called meeting on Tuesday, Marco Island City Council voted unanimously to apply for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (COPCN), which would allow the city to operate its own ambulance services. Ambulance services on Marco Island are currently controlled by the county. The COPCN application will be made by December 22, 2017. The city council also unanimously […]