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

Naples Square – “at the doorstep of downtown”

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What better way to start 2018 than with a new home at Naples Square, steps from downtown restaurants, shops, boating, beach, and all entertainment opportunities Naples has to offer? The Ronto Group announced it has broken ground on construction of Phase III at Naples Square in downtown Naples. Phase III … 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 Beach Hotel and Golf Club listed on Best Historic Resorts

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These timeless and beautiful resorts on every coast have kept their historic roots intact, while continuing to be grand places to gather at the ocean’s edge. Glitz? Ostentation? Not here. The Naples Beach Hotel comes across like a favorite uncle: unpretentious, friendly, and always able to make you feel special. … 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

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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