Feature Stories

Realistic Home Values Led to Strong Sales in March


According to the March 2019 Market Report released by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®), which tracks home listings and sales within Collier County (excluding Marco Island), the median closed price of homes decreased 5.6 percent to $340,000 in March 2019 from $360,000 in March 2018. Broker analysts reviewing the report clarified that the median closed price decrease was due, […]

Kandy Sweeney is MIAAOR’s New Association Executive


The Marco Island Area Association of REALTORS® is pleased to announce that Kandy Sweeney has accepted the position of Association Executive. Kandy has been employed by the Association for over 23 years.  She also has an additional 14 years working in various other aspects of the Real Estate Industry. A resident of Marco Island, Florida for 40 years, Kandy brings […]

Setting the Record Straight           


In an article in the current edition of the Coastal Breeze News, we reported the City of Marco Island had entered into a contract with the STARS Program of the Florida Police Chiefs Association. This program is similar to the Senior Advisor’s Program of the Florida City and County Management Association, where senior advisors with associated experience are brought in to […]

Jersey Fried Tomatoes


Young actors performed in the play Jersey Fried Tomatoes by Gina Sisbarro.

How to Provide Marco With a Vision for the Next 20 Years


Consultant Lyle Sumek is leading interactive particpation from residents to determine how Marco Island should evolve in the next twenty years.

TBE Fifth Graders Name Bald Eagle

Marco Island Nature Preserve & Bird Sanctuary

 This nesting season, a new adult male has paired up with Calusa, the Marco Island Nature Preserve and Bird Sanctuary’s adult female eagle. Bald eagles are a state and federally protected species. They are traditional to their mates and their nest throughout their lifetime. In Florida, eagle-nesting season is October through May. Currently, there are two large eaglets in the […]

Naples India Fest: A Celebration of Diversity


India Fest celebrating the diversity of India took place at Cambier Park in Naples.

Pancake Breakfast with Marco’s First Responders


Marco Island Fire Rescue Foundation hosted a community Pancake Breakfast with the community and First Responders.

The Predator of the Sea: Marco’s Commercial Shark Fishing

Coastal History

Craig Woodward writes about the shark trade on Marco Island in his column Coastal History.

Arts and Crafts Fair at St. Mark’s


This time of year one can find normally empty fields and parking lots suddenly filled with pointy white tents. Those tents bring all sorts of colorful art, clothing, paintings, photographs, jewelry, novelties and wares of all shapes and sizes as well as a variety of tasty treats to satisfy any palate. These shopping opportunities are very popular with visitors as […]


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