Newsletter February 12 - 18, 2012


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Friends of Collier-Seminole State Park will host the 4th annual Jammin' in the Hammock bluegrass festival on February 12 and 13, 2011 at Naples. FL. — Friends of Collier-Seminole State Park will host the 4th annual “Jammin’ in the Hammock” bluegrass festival on February 12 and 13, 2011 at Collier-Seminole State Park near Naples, FL.

The entry fee per person is $15 per day; or $25 for both days; Children 13 and under, are free when accompanied by a paying parent or adult. Jammin’ In The Hammock

 One of the most-anticipated area businesses in years is opening its first Florida location Friday morning in North Naples. NAPLES — Thousands of shoppers made a point to stop by Trader Joe’s in North Naples on Friday, the first day of the unique grocery chain's first store in Florida.

Hours before the store's opening, hundreds of people patiently waited in a line that snaked around the entire back of the Granada Shoppes building.

The new store completes a grocery hat trick of sorts in North Naples for area foodies intent on procuring the latest culinary items and hard-to-find products. Trader Joe’s is less than a mile away from Whole Foods, which opened in September 2008 in Mercato, and the first hybrid grocery store/cafe for Publix that opened in October 2010 in the Marketplace at Pelican Bay on the southwest corner of U.S. 41 North and Vanderbilt Beach Road. Shoppers mob Trader Joe’s first Florida store as it opens in Naples

PIGEON KEY ART FEST!18th Annual Pigwon Key Art Festival - a big art show for a tiny island. February 11 - 12. 2012 10:00 am - 5:00pm. Marthoon Community Park at (Mile Maker 49). Adults $7 / Students $3 Kids under 12 free.
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Nationals treasure Lee County as potential spring training home The Washington Nationals have their eye on Lee County’s City of Palms park.

Trader Joe's opening Feb. 10 in NaplesTrader Joe's opening Feb. 10 in Naples Trader Joe's opening Feb. 10 in Naples. The 14,000-square-foot store, 10600 U.S. 41 N., south of Immokalee Road, will open at 8 a.m. Friday, Feb. 10, Trader Joe’s announced Tuesday afternoon. Store hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.

Kit Johnson came home from a day of stone crabbing defeated.Pinched by rising prices, Everglades City crabbers give up strike against Miami eatery Johnson, a stone crabber for more than 30 years, was part of a group of Everglades City crabbers who staged an informal strike last week hoping Joe's Stone Crab in Miami Beach would pay them a dollar more per pound of crab. However, the restaurant refused, Johnson said, even after he and his men stopped fishing for nine days.

auditions for the job of public address announcer for the Red Sox spring training season at Jetblue Park in Fort MyersGRAND OPENING CELEBRATIONS SET FOR JETBLUE PARK AT FENWAY SOUTH The Lee County Board of Commissioners and the Boston Red Sox will host a grand opening celebration for JetBlue Park at Fenway South, the team’s new 106-acre spring training and player development complex in Lee County. The party will begin at 11:30 a.m. on Feb. 25 at the ballpark. The grand opening ceremony will be followed by an open house from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., which is open to all fans and visitors. During the open house, fans will have an opportunity to walk freely around JetBlue Park and enjoy concessions and entertainment on Fenway South Drive. Entertainment will include face painting, magicians, stilt walkers, a bounce house and obstacle course.
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