Entries by LifeInNaples

Guadalupe Center Named as Beneficiary of NaplesNEXT Ideas Festival

NAPLES (February 4, 2019) — Guadalupe Center will be a beneficiary of the NaplesNEXT Ideas Festival, festival organizers announced. The Immokalee organization, which is focused on educational programs for children from infancy through college, will receive a portion of proceeds raised from patron ticket sales to NaplesNEXT, the thought leadership summit to be held at […]

Collier County 4 H Association

Demario Brody-Harris isn’t what most people would consider a typical “4-H kid,” but he can talk for hours about his love for the organization and how it is helping him prepare to reach his long term goals. Brody-Harris, a local high school junior, is passionate about 4-H’s emphasis on civic engagement. He is an enthusiastic participant in 4-H Legislature, a program […]

4 Naples Business Women

In Naples, the natural light and landscape beckons and residences offer indoor/outdoor living to make the most of our fabulous climate. Cindy’s business, 15 years in, designs, suggests,  selects, measures, orders and installs all varieties of custom window treatments. These frame views of waterways, swaying palms, pools and lanais. Their function to protect furnishings, art, and interior finishes from heat […]

Bascom Palmer “preserved my Vision and my Career”

When Bascom Palmer retinal specialist Audina Berrocal, M.D., saved Daniel Fett’s vision, she kept him flying as well. “As a pilot for American Airlines, I need both eyes to fly,” said Fett, a Naples resident. “She was able to treat my detached retina and preserve my career.” Back in March 2016, Fett began having difficulties with his right eye. “At […]

Groundbreaking FDA – Approved Gene Therapy at Bascom Palmer

Creed Pettit, a 9-year-old legally blind boy from Mount Dora, Florida, on March 22, 2018 became the first patient  to undergo a landmark gene therapy surgery at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, part of UHealth — the University of Miami Health System and the Miller School of Medicine. Creed was diagnosed at about age 2 with Leber congenital amaurosis, a blinding […]

You’ve Got the Questions? Collier Mosquito Control District has the answer

“When will my area be treated?” “Where can I look up your schedule?” “What time is the treatment planned?” These are only a few of the questions we receive almost daily at Collier Mosquito Control District. It’s  understandable. Many new residents and visitors arrive in Collier County from areas where aerial treatments for mosquitoes aren’t a year-round necessity, so they’re naturally […]

Cosmos… the place to be and to be seen

by Jeff Lytle Cosmos is an apt name for the longstanding café and pizzeria on U.S. 41 in the heart of the city. It stands for a universe of luck backed by boundless hard work and community good will. That recipe has been making magic there for more than a decade – a star amid the revolving door of the local […]

Naples Zoo Celebrates the Centennial of the GARDENS

by Kelsey Burr, Naples Zoo Marketing Associate Our story began back in 1919 with the work of Dr. Henry Nehrling, an accomplished and greatly respected botanist and ornithologist. Following a debilitating frost that compromised his research and plant collection in central Florida, Nehrling re-established his nurseries in Naples in 1919, in what he referred to as his “Garden of Solitude”. By […]

A Love Story of Two Paintings…ask the artsperts

by Kristine Meek and Juliana Meek Dear Artspert: What is your most interesting story regarding a work of art over a period of time? Intrigued Dear Intrigued, We have many stories attached to certain paintings, but one story in particular surprised even our father, with his 45 years as an art dealer. He will quickly tell you works […]