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Detectives looking for man who compromised Estero ATM

naplesnews.com — ESTERO - Detectives are looking for help identifying a man who installed a high-tech skimming device on an ATM in Estero on Saturday morning. The machine that was compromised was at a SunTrust branch at 3501 Vanderburg Way. Surveillance cameras captured footage of a bearded man installing the device just before 7 a.m.

Music In The 239: Clare Dunn thrilled to open for music idol, Bob Seger

naplesnews.com — Estero, Fla. - Imagine growing up, listening to a rock star and hoping to one day become a musician just like him. Clare Dunn was raised on Bob Seger's "Like A Rock" and "Against The Wind," and she received a call last year that changed her life: She learned she would open for Seger on some of his "Ride Out" tour dates.
Feb 01, 2015

@ClareDunnMusic drove trucks to pay tuition, now opening for idol Bob Seger #InThe239. Read inspiring story via @ndn naplesnews.com/entertainment/…

College basketball: FGCU men move into tie for first in A-Sun

Feb 01, 2015

@FGCU_MBB beats NKU and coupled with UNF's home loss to Upstate, is now tied w/the Ospreys atop the A-Sun standings. naplesnews.com/sports/college…

College basketball: FGCU men face another 3-point happy team in Northern Kentucky on Saturday

Jan 31, 2015

@FGCU_MBB hosts another 3-point heavy team tonight in Northern Kentucky. Going for 5th straight. See u there. naplesnews.com/sports/college…

Mama Mia’s turns page, moves on in Naples

naplesnews.com — A steady stream of regulars stopped by Friday on Mama Mia's final day in Moorings Plaza, where it's been for 40 years. After closing time Friday night, some of those regulars planned to stick around to help the owners of Naples' longest-operating pizzeria to move furniture and equipment to their new location about a mile south on U.S.
Jan 31, 2015

Steady stream of regulars stopped by Friday on Mama Mia’s final day in Moorings Plaza, where it’s been for 40 years. bit.ly/1EvwQOZ

Golf: ACE Group Classic reveals early commitment list

naplesnews.com — NAPLES, Fla. -- The ACE Group Classic equals a top field. Repeat. Gail Graham may be in just her second year as tournament director, but the level of names usually associated with Naples' Champions Tour event are on the commitment list with a couple of exceptions.

More than pizza: Lot of thought went into Henning’s Chicago Kitchen

naplesnews.com — Henning's Chicago Kitchen recently opened in Naples Outlet Center on Collier Boulevard on the way to Marco Island.
Jan 30, 2015

Poutine and pizza, please! Fries with cheese sauce are specialty at Henning’s Chicago Kitchen. bit.ly/1643rws pic.twitter.com/arAQAw3Avi

A fight over specialty license tag money has enviro groups clashing

naplesnews.com — TALLAHASSEE - The head of a Florida environmental group says a rival organization pulled a fast one, heisting its specialty license plate - and thus all its revenue - through legislative sleight of hand.
Jan 30, 2015

RT @ndn: A fight over a license tag has environment groups clashing. Who gets the revenue for this? bit.ly/1ySnzgs pic.twitter.com/VW31wBZAOK

Improviganzapalooza Jam 2015 at CFPABS

naplesnews.com — Have you ever wondered how Amy Poehler, Steve Carell, Tina Fey became so funny? Improv, Improv, Improv! Now you too can celebrate the spontaneous style of improve comedy at "Improviganzapalooza Jam 2015," Feb. 5- 7 at the Center for Performing Arts Bonita Springs.

‘Experience of a lifetime’: Islander spends some quality time with the Yankees

naplesnews.com — MARCO ISLAND, Florida - An experience of a lifetime is how Elizabeth "Missy" Canady, 44, describes a recent birthday present she received - three days in Tampa at the New York Yankees Fantasy Camp for women.
Jan 30, 2015

RT @marconews: ‘Experience of a lifetime': Islander spends some quality time with the Yankees fb.me/1NjPs8sp4

Catch of the Week: Jan. 29, 2015

Music In The 239: Eddie Money to perform in paradise

naplesnews.com — Eddie Money will perform in Fort Myers next month in the first Jazz on the Green. The 1970s and '80s rocker - known for hits "Two Tickets to Paradise," "Shakin' " and "Baby Hold On" - joins other performers not yet named Saturday, Feb.
Jan 30, 2015

Music #InThe239: Eddie Money to perform in paradise @sixbends ~ My favorite was "Shakin" what's yours? shar.es/1omtGe via @ndn

Restaurant Row Naples ready to go

naplesnews.com — Restaurant Row intends to earn its name. The developer of a 7-acre strip bordering Freedom Square shopping center in southern Collier County plans to build at least nine restaurants there in a project being called Restaurant Row Naples. If all goes well, a 4-acre parcel nearby could host another three restaurants.
Jan 30, 2015

RT @ndn: Restaurant Row Naples is ready to go, with at least nine restaurants planned for the space. bit.ly/1ySsDS7 pic.twitter.com/PkvoCCTHwu

College basketball: Emotional Brett Comer leads FGCU to rout of Lipscomb

naplesnews.com — FORT MYERS - On the fifth anniversary of the death of his father, senior Brett Comer had eight points, four rebounds and three steals to go along with a dozen assists against just two turnovers to lead Dunk City to a 78-62 victory over Lipscomb at Alico Arena on Thursday night.
Jan 30, 2015

@BrettComer_0 leads charge on emtional night as @FGCU_MBB continued to pick up steam w/fast-paced win vs. Lipscomb naplesnews.com/sports/college…

Prep football: Palmetto Ridge hires Chris Toukonen as new coach

naplesnews.com — NAPLES, Fla. - If Palmetto Ridge's new football coach can achieve a fraction of the success his last team had, the Bears could finally have a consistent winner. Palmetto Ridge has hired Chris Toukonen, 33, from Cocoa High School as its next football coach.
Jan 29, 2015

Palmetto Ridge AD confirms Bears hired Cocoa OC as head coach. Cocoa won 3 state titles while Toukonen was there. bit.ly/1DlrZfL

Jan 29, 2015

RT @NDN_Adam: Cocoa OC tells @NDN he is new Palmetto Ridge football coach ---> ow.ly/Ibngu

Jan 29, 2015

Cocoa OC tells @NDN he is new Palmetto Ridge football coach ---> ow.ly/Ibngu

Jan 29, 2015

RT @ndn: bit.ly/1uGIUEw RT @NDN_Adam: Palmetto Ridge has hired its new football coach: Cocoa offensive coordinator Chris Toukonen. @ndn #swfl

The Sandy Parrot squawks once more

naplesnews.com — Sandy Parrot Tiki Bar & Grill has always had a party reputation, and its latest incarnation keeps the party going. With its huge, cavernous dining room wrapped around a stage and an al fresco bar scene, the south Fort Myers fixture is tailor-made for jamming and jiving.

Prep soccer: Community School girls one step from state final four

naplesnews.com — NAPLES, Fla. - Each year, for the past three years, the Community School girls soccer team has taken the next step. The team's trip to the regional finals in the playoffs last season was a first in school history. The same could be said of their game in the semifinals the year before.
Jan 29, 2015

RT @NDN_PrepZone: Prep soccer: @CSNSeahawks girls one step from state final four (metered) shar.es/1onKvZ via @ndn