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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

STRESS LESS LIVE MORE


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 […]

Senior Respite Program Recognition


An afternoon gathering at the Island Country Club on March 20th was a celebration to show appreciation for the progress a determined group of citizens made in starting regular programming to care for individuals with mid-stage dementia and Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. The Dementia Respite program is one of the most important offerings at the Naples Senior Center at […]

Youth Art Classes on Marco


Marco Island Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the classes for the Summer Art Youth Programs. These classes will emphasize imagination and creativity through development of artistic skills. They will help build confidence and critical thinking skills while being fun. The instructors are teaching professionals and artists with diverse backgrounds in the arts. The Marco Island Shell Club […]

Men’s Club Celebrates St. Paddy’s Day


The Marco Men’s Club is a group that knows how to have a great time and celebrate at almost any occasion. From trips to the theater, attending a spring training ball game in Ft. Myers, their ever-popular dinner excursions, and their monthly meetings with interesting speakers — they know how to enjoy being together and the comradery that accompanies that. […]


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