A Simple Favor: Deceit, Doubt & Death


“A Simple Favor” follows the story of Stephanie Smothers (Anna Kendrick), a single mother who runs her own baking blog while trying to raise her son. Stephanie’s life soon changes when she meets Emily Nelson (Blake Lively), who happens to be the mother of her son’s best friend. Though Emily comes off as a jaded individual, the two become best […]

Local Color – Art on Marco


The Local Color Art Gallery recently held its First Friday open house, and the theme was China! Lanterns, dragons and egg rolls – Oh my! Returning snowbirds and locals enjoyed some wine and wontons while chatting about summer travels, the rain and humidity, but mainly about the new creations at the gallery. The six artists at the gallery include Judy […]

It Called to Me


I’m back enjoying my self prescribed R&R in a location I consider the most beautiful and enjoyable place on earth, Mallorca, Spain. While Marco Island is my real home, anyone who has seen the beauty and grandeur of this Balearic Island will be smitten with its friendly people and one hundred twenty-five or so beaches, kissed by the ink blue […]

What’s New at Florida’s Theme Parks


With the Halloween and haunt season well underway, it’s a great time to experience everything happening at the Florida theme parks! This month focused less on Halloween announcements, and more on general additions to the parks, as well as a few bittersweet goodbyes. Let’s dive into it! Walt Disney World A near 20-year staple in nighttime entertainment is coming to […]

Short Stories Give Readers a Dark Look at Florida


The other words Groff uses to describe Florida: mold, slime mold, humidity, rot, gators, feral cats, tent cities, and snakes. LOTS of snakes. “Of all the places in the world, she belongs in Florida. How dispiriting to learn this of herself.” There are a number of books centered in and around Florida that do a wonderful job of making our […]

Art At Library

The Marco Island Public Library and the Marco Island Foundation for the Arts (MIFA) work together to bring the work of local artists to public view during monthly exhibits at the library. The fiber art of Cheryl Costley will be on exhibit for the months of September and October 2018 at the Marco Island Library branch on Heathwood Drive. To […]

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