Entries by LifeInNaples

A Mother’s Day Meet Up AND MORE

The saying “it takes a village” is used in many situations and it’s helpful to remember that our fair city, Naples-on-the-Gulf as it is sometimes styled, was once known primarily as a sleepy fishing village. Not so anymore – the town has grown up with a steady array of newcomers over the years and as […]

The Immokalee Foundation The Power of Paying it Forward

Your personal impact is waiting to happen! I’m happy to say that the time-honored concept of paying it forward is alive and well at The Immokalee Foundation. Since opening our doors in 1991, The Immokalee Foundation has empowered over 15,000 of Immokalee’s best and brightest—from kindergarten through postsecondary education. With the assistance of passionate supporters, […]

Ahead of its Time?

The photo below is a perfect example of a timeless kitchen. Kitchens by Clay was contracted to design and install this kitchen in a Quail West home back in 2014. Even after nine years I think most people will say it is still beautiful and in fact a very desirable kitchen to own today. The […]

Black History Museum Planned at Naples Depot

After serving as a freight and passenger terminal starting in 1927 and later a museum telling Collier County’s story, and serving as the backdrop for the dedication of a Holocaust era boxcar in 2008, the depot is working on launching the county’s first museum dedicated to Black history. The project, launched quietly last year, when […]

Great News to Share!

Our Education Department offices have just relocated into the museum’s new North Wing! Students and teachers will soon be using the new Herbert H. Schiff Classroom space there as well. Thanks to careful planning by the Museum Board, David Corban Architect, and PBS Contractors, the demolition and construction done on the adjoining suites never disrupted […]