Entries by LifeInNaples

Spectator Sports Around Naples

There’s a lot to love about Naples, but it’s not exactly the world’s busiest sports town. This is actually a little bit surprising. There are a ton of sports at both the collegiate and professional level all over Florida, and with Naples being an increasingly popular town you’d think there might be a few major […]


Taps, the twenty-four notes of perhaps the most recognizable and emotionally charged music ever played on a bugle is today associated with military funerals, but such was not always the case. According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, this melancholy bugle call is an alteration of the obsolete word “taptoo,” derived from the Dutch “taptoe.” Taptoe was the command — “Tap toe!” — to shut (“toe […]

Inside Out Chic – Life in the Facet Lane

With so many designs beckoning our attention now, what new direction can you take with your jewelry collection that is truly innovative but not a flash in the pan trend that will look outdated soon? We’d suggest something that has more to do with the design of the jewel in a subtle but stylish way. TWIST ON CLASSIC FORM The […]

Art after Dark

Naples has been transitioning since its beginning. Growth spurts and increased construction come and go through the years, shaping the character of our spot in paradise. As a historically important part of Naples, Crayton Cove is continuing to go through its growing pains, as well. As the Naples City Dock is in the midst of being replaced with a safer, […]

DAN SUMMERS MESSAGE on Emergency Management

Dan Summers is currently the Director of the Collier County Bureau of Emergency Services for Collier County Government in Naples, Florida. Mr. Summers holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Services with a concentration in Disaster Management from Thomas Edison State College, in Trenton, New Jersey. He is a graduate of FEMA’s Professional Development Series, holds a Certified Emergency Manager designation from the […]

Hodges University Welcomes New Director of Nonprofit Excellence

Hodges University’s Center for Nonprofit Excellence is a valuable resource for professional development in the Southwest Florida nonprofit community, and as it continues to grow and evolve, the center is doing the same with a new mission and new director at the helm. In spring 2017, the center welcomed Dr. Noreen Thomas as its new director. With more than 40 years of experience […]