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

Naples Winter Wine Festival

Naples Winter Wine Festival

Naples Winter Wine Festival grew from table talk to event that has raised $160M for kids SHELBY REYNOLDS | naplesnews.com The Naples Winter Wine Festival started as a conversation among friends over lunch. Seventeen years later, the annual festival has raised more than $160 million, making it the most successful … Continue reading

Plan Ahead for Valentine’s Day Dining Out in Naples Area

Champagne and red roses

Make your plans early to ensure a romantic evening out for Valentine’s Day. From casual to elegant, there are so many wonderful restaurants to choose from in the Naples, Bonita Springs, Marco Island area. Bonita Springs Artichoke & Company 11920 Saradrienne Lane, Bonita Springs 239-263-6979 Chops City Grill Bonita 8200 … Continue reading

Naples Downtown Promenade Waterfront Dining Plan

New Naples waterfront area concept - graphic: Stofft Cooney Architects

By: JOSEPH CRANNEY | naplesnews.com A Naples design panel gave final approval Wednesday to a real estate developer’s plan for a downtown promenade of waterfront dining on Naples Bay. The six-member design review board voted unanimously in favor of the project from Naples Bay Center LLC for five restaurants with … Continue reading

New Year’s Eve Food & Fun in Naples Area

New Year's Eve dining out

Dinner food and entertainment for New Year’s Eve in Naples, Bonita Springs, Marco Island   Bonita Springs Artichoke & Company – Open until 1 am. Menu includes $65 four course prix-fixe dinner 11920 Saradrienne Lane, Bonita Springs 239-263-6979 Marco Island Bistro Soleil – Menu offers duck a l’orange, beef tenderloin, and a 4-course … Continue reading

Christmas Dining Out, Naples Area Restaurant Specials

Chops City Grill Bonita - photo: chopsbonita.com

Where to dine on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day   Bonita Springs Chops City Grill Bonita – A la carte dinner menus, and chef specials 8200 Health Center Blvd, Bonita Springs 239-992-4677 Hyatt Regency – Christmas Day Buffet 5001 Coconut Road, Bonita Springs 239-390-4398 Estero Blue Water Bistro – A la carte … Continue reading

Naples Winter Wine Festival

red wine pouring into a wine glass

See ‘Hamilton’? Sail to Havana? Prizes set for Winter Wine Fest HARRIET HOWARD HEITHAUS | HARRIET.HEITHAUS@NAPLESNEWS.COM; 239-213-6091 The Naples Winter Wine Festival has released a final list of wow-er-than-ever prize auction lots for its 2017 auction, and even board members admit to having their noses pressed against the figurative store window. … Continue reading

Naples Winter Wine Festival again tops

red wine pouring into a wine glass

By Harriet Howard Heithaus The Naples Winter Wine Festival is getting bigger — even though it’s already the biggest. On the heels of once again being rated the No. 1 charity wine auction in the U.S. by Wine Spectator magazine, the festival is announcing its chairs for the 2017 festival, … Continue reading

Great Dining in Naples – Best Food Cities in U.S.

seafood dinner

Now everyone knows there is great dining in Naples! Naples has been named No. 20 among America’s Best Food Cities by Condé Nast’s “Traveler” magazine. Jennifer M. Wood, author of that segment of an annual list, made the selection, declaring “there is a food revolution happening in the Sunshine State’s southwestern … Continue reading