Naples, Florida – Scenic and Delicious

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Two Naples restaurants make list of 100 most scenic places to eat in America Looking for dining with a view? Two waterfront restaurants with picturesque views of Naples waterways have made a national list of most scenic places to eat. OpenTable, an online restaurant reservation website, announced its 100 most … Continue reading

Fixing Florida’s Water Quality Issues

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Recent media attention on water quality issues impacting Florida’s marine and intercoastal areas is shining a bright light on a very important topic. There are many factors at play, which is why it requires collaborative efforts from several groups including the Department of Environmental Protection, Army Corps of Engineers, scientists … Continue reading

Condo-Retail Approved

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This development will be located on the East side of Tamiami Trail (41) across from the Golden Shores/Royal Harbor area. Condo-retail towers proposed for Triangle in East Naples get zoning OK One of the largest housing and shopping developments proposed in years for East Naples is on track for groundbreaking … Continue reading

Naples wine fest tops for 12th time, sets 2019 festival

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On the eve of announcing its 2019 theme, “Joy to the World,” the Naples Winter Wine Festival received a banner to wave over it: a 12th award as “No. 1 Charity Wine Auction” by Wine Spectator magazine. Wine Spectator awarded the honor of “No. 1 in the U.S.” to the … Continue reading

Naples planning board OKs Old Naples Hotel proposal for Third Street South

Rendering of Old Naples Hotel in downtown Naples. View from the courtyard. (Photo: Courtesy/Hart Hoverton)

lisa.conley@naplesnews.com; 239-213-5308 Published 12:28 p.m. ET April 11, 2018 | Updated 5:55 p.m. ET April 11, 2018 Tim McCarthy, with Hart Howerton, presents the latest plans for the Old Naples Hotel, which would replace the Third Street Plaza. The Naples Planning Advisory Board has approved the Old Naples Hotel for … Continue reading

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 | naplesplayers.org “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

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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