Entries by LifeInNaples

Art After Dark – April 2020

Seasons tend to help mark time during a year and vary fromcoast to coast. Southwest Florida basically has very subtle seasons throughout the year. This time of the year, however, it’s a little more obvious with the mass exodus of visitors and parttime residents heading back to the North where Spring is in full swing […]

ESPN Basketball Analyst Jay Bilas To Headline 31st Annual Winged Foot Scholarship Foundation Awards

ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas will headline the 31st Annual Winged Foot Scholarship Foundation Awards Banquet. The annual awards presentation, which recognizes the achievements of Collier County’s best scholar athletes, will take place on Thursday, May 21st at The Naples Grande Beach Resort in North Naples. Bilas, 56, has been a color commentator and […]

David Lawrence Center Hope and Healing

David Lawrence Center (DLC), Collier County’s leading non-profit mental health and addiction recovery treatment center serving children and adults, will honor three individuals and businesses for their contributions to support the advancement of DLC’s comprehensive treatment services. The 2nd Annual Celebration Reception, will be held later this Fall at the Naples Historical Society’s Historic Palm […]

Lucky Ducks

We all need a bit of good news now and then and this heartwarming story fits the bill. Recognition and kudos going out to Naples Fire-Rescue Tower Company 2 for their animal rescue in Venetian Bay. Firefighters Jerred Hoover, William Thornton and Lt. Steven Kofsky came to the aid of a family of ducks that […]

Dabbawalla Dining Delivered

While in Mumbai, I observed the process of the”Dabbawalla,” meaning “one who carries a box.” Since the late 1800s, people prepared hot food for their families in their homes and place the lunch box outside their front door. Then the magic happens, it is picked up and later place on the expected person’s desk. Ready […]

NAPLES WINTER WINE FESTIVAL Raises More Than $20 MILLION During its 20th Anniversary

The 20th annual Naples Winter Wine Festival came to a grand finale raising over $20 million for underprivileged and at-risk children of Collier County, a record-breaking number. This brings the total amount raised by the NWWF to more than $212 million since its inception in 2001. Festival attendees came together under the tent at The […]