Tuesday, September 26, 2017

summer

Barbecue is as American as apple pie but where did it come from? The etymology of the term is vague, but the most plausible theory states that the word “barbecue” is a derivative of the West Indian term “barbacoa,” which ...
FGCU’s men’s soccer played Major League Soccer team NYCFC in front of a school record crowd of 3,042. NYCFC won the friendly, 1-0.

By: Miguel Rodriguez(@Miguel_Rod0914) With the recent passing of 16-year-old Riverdale High School student Zachary Polsenberg, who suffered a heat stroke during the school’s offseason football workouts, local schools and universities alike haven’t taken the incident lightly. Barron Collier High School ...

Summers and gardens are synonymous. Growing up out West, the gardens in the summer were overflowing with zucchini and tomatoes. We distributed them to all the neighbors, made zucchini bread and had to freeze it because we made so much. ...

Hot summer nights mean cooling off and relaxing with family and friends, enjoying a dinner al fresco and long conversations over a really great drink. Knowing how to make a really good cocktail is becoming as rare as being able ...

For many, the 4th of July weekend is the official kick off to summer. It is often marked with what may be the seasons’ first attempt at a special picnic gathering or BBQ, neighborhood parade organizing with obligatory lemonade stands, ...

The mere mention of the word bat can conjure up visions of blood-sucking, rabies-infested creatures from horror movies. “But the truth is,” says master gardener Paul James, “bats are actually great gardening buddies.” Despite their less than charming reputation, bats ...

Summer is here, the beach is filled with children, the afternoon rains are rolling in, watermelon and lemonade are available in abundance and for better or for worse, so is our sun exposure. We have been told for 40-plus years ...
Rain

“Do not be angry with the rain; it simply does not know how to fall upwards.” ― Vladimir Nabokov Up until June we hadn’t seen rain for basically months. It’s been all warm, sunny, a light breeze, nearly cloudless skies and ...
panzella

By Julie Koester, Life with Moxie Summer has just arrived and it is already incredibly hot and humid. The last thing that feels like a good idea is slaving over a hot stove at the end of the day. With a ...
trash picked up from the naples pier

BY | JIM TURNER Members of Florida’s tourism industry acknowledge this has been a challenging summer. But meeting Thursday at the Hilton Orlando for the Florida Governor’s Conference on Tourism, they tried to exude confidence that the state’s tourism industry ...
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