Meet Your Area Dolphins

The Research Team on board the Dolphin Explorer is happy to share information about your area dolphins with the Coastal Breeze News readers. Each edition an individual will be profiled so that you, too, might get to know them. Dolphins can be identified by the nicks and marks on their dorsal fins. Meet Nibbles This adult female has been seen […]

Just Be Resolute

To Your Health

What happened to New Year’s Resolutions? What was once the ultimate year-end rite-of-passage seems to have faded with time. I understand that many of us have failed over the years in our attempts to improve. Not only does it seem that New Year’s resolutions have been on the decline but joking about failed resolutions seems to have increased. For some, […]

Doctors. Neighbors. Friends.

To Your Health

I feel genuinely lucky every time I get to introduce a new physician to Marco Island and East Naples. More often than not, new doctors joining us at Physicians Regional have relocated to Southwest Florida. They didn’t just move to our region for a job—they came here looking for a lifestyle, for friends, and to be a part of the […]

Enjoy Summer Pool Parties at the Hilton Marco Island

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 […]

Center for the Arts Presents: Rock Paper Scissors

Marco Island Center for the Arts invites the public to Rock Paper Scissors, an exhibition of work by three artists that will be on view at Marco Island Center for the Arts in the Lauritzen & Rush Galleries at 1010 Winterberry Drive, Marco Island from May 4 through May 29, 2018.   The exhibition reception called “Second Tuesday” is from […]

Fueling a Passion For Hot Rods

There is a saying with rodders, “If you want to sell it, paint it red, if you want to keep it, paint it black.” So, what color should you paint your hot rod?  Ask any hot rodder and you won’t find an easy answer.  Historically, red, black and yellow have always been popular colors. Pete Weidner, owner of the old […]

CJ’s on the Bay: Bringing Veggies to a New Level

Chef’s Corner

The Coastal Breeze News is proud to present Chef’s Corner, a gastronomical column that offers readers a behind-the-scenes look at Marco Island’s favorite restaurants. Each month I visit a different local eatery to get the lowdown on signature dishes, recipes and the chefs who make it possible. This month I stopped by CJ’s on the Bay, a popular waterfront restaurant […]

Cars & Art Collide At Annual Car Show

A Chevrolet Corvette is a fast car. It’s aerodynamic, powerful, and fun to drive. Classic and beloved, it’s  pure Americana. When it comes to automobiles, we often consider horsepower and miles per gallon and economics. We think of cars as purely mechanical— a vessel to get us from point a to point b. Cars are a commodity not often associated […]

Why You Need Five Levels of Defense Against Stress


Most long-term efforts to cope with stress fail because they are too limited and only address one aspect of stress. Remember: stress is the combination of a potential stressor, what your mind tells you about your ability to cope with it and (3) a stress response that kicks in if you feel unable to cope with it. To conquer your […]

Police Foundation Rib Cook-Off

The Marco Police Foundation (MPF) will hold their 6th annual Rib Cook- Off on Saturday, May 12, 2018 from noon until 6 PM. The official rib judging will take place at 5 PM. This year’s Rib Cook-Off will again be held at the Marco Island Brewery, located at 1089 N. Collier Boulevard, Marco Island. There will be fun for the […]

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