Entries by LifeInNaples

Tiny Dancers, Big Performers

At Dance Arts by Maria, preparing for a holiday performance requires a lot of organization, a lot of patience and a whole lot of heart. “We have done these appearances in the past and we are waiting to hear final dates and confirmation on them, but the students are excited to perform this year again […]

An Exciting Season for Naples Art Association

CHANGING COMMUNITY The form and function of community is changing. In today’s world, there is less emphasis on geographic community. Gone are the days of barn raisings and neighborhood picnics. While the era of communities built by neighbors wanes, a new era of social communities is emerging. Social media websites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and […]

Friendsgiving, hosted by Friends of the Foundation

Friendsgiving, hosted by Friends of the Foundation, will be held on November 6th from 5:30-8pm at the Hotel Escalante. All proceeds benefit the Naples Children and Education Foundation to support charitable programs that significantly improve the physical, emotional and educational lives of underprivileged and at-risk children in Collier County. Guests are asked to bring non-perishable […]

Tickets to the Golden Globes, a Chance to “Own a Winery for a Week,”

and More Exclusive Items Just Added to the Naples Winter Wine Festival Auction Lineup Naples, FL – October 16, 2014 – Awe-inspiring packages – including an exotic trip through Southeast Asia with visits to royal palaces and Mt. Everest; grand format bottles of the first 5 vintages of H. William Harlan’s newest project, Promontory, as […]

Acclaimed Chef Barbara Lynch Named Chef de Cuisine for the 2015 Naples Winter Wine Festival

Lynch Joined by seventeen other All-Star Celebrity Chefs Naples, FL – August 26, 2014 – Award-winning chef Barbara Lynch will join the 2015 Naples Winter Wine Festival for her fourth year, this time returning as the honored Chef de Cuisine. Recognized as one of the top chef-restaurateurs in her native Boston and throughout the country, […]


It is not often that a family-held business like John R. Wood Properties goes outside to find an executive vice president. Indeed, it has been over 20 years since it named veteran Realtor Dottie Babcock to her current position of chief operating officer. But earlier this month, Phil Wood, president of the company, announced that […]

Naples Officials Take Weather Seriously

By Jim von Rinteln, FPEM, CEM, CFM City officials, including; the Mayor, City Mangers Office, Fire Chief and representatives from the Police Department and Building Services traveled to Miami last month in support of a program which encourages local communities to develop a better understanding of dangerous and damaging weather. The Storm Ready program is […]

Wine Legend Marchese Piero Antinori Named Honored Vintner for 2015 Naples Winter Wine Festival

Antinori One of 41 Preeminent Vintners Selected to Attend Festival Naples, FL – August 12, 2014 – Marchese Piero Antinori, president of Marchesi Antinori, one of the most historic and prestigious names in Italian winemaking, has been selected as the Honored Vintner for the 2015 Naples Winter Wine Festival (NWWF), a premier charity wine auction. […]