Entries by LifeInNaples

Congressman Francis Rooney Provides Testimony on Water Quality

Washington, DC – Congressman Francis Rooney joined with representatives from the Army Corp of Engineers, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and local Florida governments, to address his colleagues in the Florida Delegation during a bipartisan hearing on water and beach issues facing coastal communities and the Lake Okeechobee Watershed. Congressman Rooney stated; “I thank the […]

The Boys & Girls Club of Collier County’s 5th Annual Youth of the Year Celebration

  The Boys & Girls Club of Collier County will celebrate the extraordinary achievements of 21 local Boys and Girls Club members on Tuesday, March 7 at the 5th Annual Youth of the Year Celebration. Celebrity guest Andre Reed, NFL Hall of Famer and Boys & Girls Club Alumni, will host the presentation of awards at the Youth […]

$15 Million Raised at 2017 Naples Winter Wine Festival

Naples, FL – January 30, 2017 – At the close of an exciting afternoon, the tally for the 2017 Naples Winter Wine Festival’s live auction hit $15,066,000, bringing the total amount raised since the Festival’s inception in 2001 to $161 million. Funds are still pouring in through the Online Auction, which closes on Wednesday, January 31 at 8 pm and has […]

Asia’s Long-Toothed Cat by Tim L. Tetzlaff Naples Zoo Director of Conservation

Clouded leopards have the distinction of having the longest canines for their body size of any cat – about the same length as felines many times their size. But these toothy wonders pose no threat to people. On the other hand, our taste in sweets – along with about half our packaged  goods – does pose a threat to […]

PHIL FISHER fine art

art after dark February in Naples is always a busy time! Except for a little construction noise, Crayton Cove is a wonderful place to be. Stroll out on the City Dock and enjoy the bay and its many treasures. Watch the pelicans gather in hopes of a fish from one of the charters cleaning fish just caught out in the Gulf. Stop […]


Living in Naples means different things to different people – for those of us that live here year round – we find joy in the  months from April to December – when things are quieter and parking places can be found. But for our wonderful “snowbirds” they many times see a very different city – full of events , too many […]


Jewelry collectors are a varied bunch. People are drawn to gems and jewelry for myriad reasons. One thing they’ll agree on however— rarer  is better. That word rare however is bandied around in marketing sometimes to mean something people are clamoring for. But true rarity when it describes a gemstone means that there are very few of them. That can be […]

SWINGING WITH PURPOSE is making a huge difference

Swinging With Purpose (TM) continues to make a difference for the women and children in our community! The inaugural “Battle of the Sexes” was held at Quail West Golf and Country Club. Captains Nancy Lopez (PGA Hall of Famer) and Chris DiMarco (PGA Professional and Golf Channel’s Morning Drive host) led a fun-filled day where fourteen couples battled for […]