Naples has the highest well-being in the nation, survey show

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Naples has hit a home run again. For the third year in a row, Naples has the highest overall well-being, with residents being happy and feeling good about their lives, based on a survey of 186 metropolitan areas in the United States. It’s the first time in the 10 years … Continue reading

Christmas and Hannukah Events and Entertainment

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“Miracle on 34th Street”: Through December 23 – various times Sugden Community Theatre, 701 Fifth Avenue South, Naples Musical version performed by The Naples Players. $45 | $10 students and educators 239-263-7990 | “Elf” Jr: 2pm and/or 4pm December 2-11. Sugden Community Theatre, 701 Fifth Avenue South, Naples KidzAct … Continue reading

Naples, Florida Waterfront Home Sells for $17.7M

Aerial view of Naples, Florida waterfront homes in Port Royal.

Newly built Naples, Florida waterfront mansion sets 2017 record. A newly built waterfront estate in exclusive Port Royal has set a record as the most expensive home to sell in Naples this year. The waterfront home at 3750 Rum Row fetched $17.7 million, eclipsing last year’s most lucrative sale made … Continue reading

NCH Plans Estero Medical Complex

Liz Freeman The NCH Healthcare System plans to open a freestanding emergency room and other medical programs in Estero by fall 2018. The proposed location is 3.5 acres on the west side of U.S. 41 across from Coconut Point mall. The project, NCH Healthcare Estero, will cost $30 million and create … Continue reading

Naples Cay Penthouse Sells at Record Price

Naples Cay, Naples Florida high-rise condominiums

NAPLES PENTHOUSE CONDO FETCHES RECORD PRICE LAURA LAYDEN An exclusive top floor condo in Naples Cay has sold for a record price. Spanning nearly 11,700 square feet under air and overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, the penthouse at Seasons has fetched the highest price paid for a condo in Naples … Continue reading

Naples Winter Wine Festival highest earning charity wine auction

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Naples Winter Wine Festival ranked No. 1, again SHELBY REYNOLDS The Naples Winter Wine Festival has once again topped Wine Spectator magazine’s list of the highest earning charity wine auctions in the country. The magazine — the definitive authority on charity wine auctions — has compiled a top 10 list … Continue reading

Southwest Florida is home to 6 Billionaires

Shahid Khan: Jaguars at Redskins 9/3/15 Photo by Keith Allison flickr

Forbes: 6 billionaires reside in Southwest Florida Naples auto parts magnate Shahid Khan tops list LAURA LAYDEN Southwest Florida is home to six of the richest people on the planet. The 2017 Forbes list of billionaires includes five Naples residents — and another up the road in Bonita Springs. Some … Continue reading