Entries by LifeInNaples

THE MAN BEHIND the Iron Joe Turkey Ride

By Catherine Faerber, Executive Director, Naples Pathways Coalition The Naples Pathways Coalition’s (NPC)Iron Joe Turkey Ride is celebrating an anniversary. The annual event held in Naples on the Sunday after Thanksgiving is now in its 15th year and has become a cycling tradition. The ride’s origin began over 25 years ago with a handful of […]

Moorings Park Grande Lake Takes Shape

The skyline on the south side of Golden Gate Parkway, between Airport-Pulling and Livingston Roads, has an exciting, new look to it these days as Moorings Park Grande Lake begins to take shape. A topping off celebration was held in late summer on the community’s first phase of construction. Consisting of 47 residences, Phase 1 […]


As energy sources go, you can’t beat the sun. Its rays have enough quanta to heat the earth and generate power for the geologic future, and that means forever. It’s up there, it’s constant, it’s inexhaustible. Although only one-billionth of the sun’s power reaches the earth’s surface, that’s more energy in one hour than all […]


The nutritionists have warned you about drinking soda ,but they didn’t tell you that sparkling water (soda water or club soda) is a wonderful option for treating frizzyhair at home. These waters are created by using pressure to dissolve carbon dioxide gas in water. This, in turn, lowers the pH of the water, low pH […]


by Clay Cox Owner/President – Kitchens by Clay It is not unusual for the same questionto be asked of us every day. “What are the new trends in kitchen design?” Since I have had the pleasure of working directly with hundreds of clients every year, let me give the answer a shot. First, white is […]

FORE the kids

by Noemi Y. Perez Next month, The Immokalee Foundation’s most important fundraisers of the year take place: the CharityClassic Celebration and Charity Classic Pro-Am golf tournament. Supporters know how important these events are to the foundation’s work with Immokalee’s youth. Thomas Duffy realized the impact of The Immokalee Foundation’s work two years ago when he […]

Tony Ridgeway is a mentor, an artist and a Culinary Wizard

The self-taught chef opened the first haute cuisine restaurant – beyond steaks, chops and seafood — in 1972 and still runs three successful dining spots off Third Street South and The Village on Venetian Bay. At age 75, Ridgway says “I am the best cook I have ever been,’’ and proves it by publishing a premium cookbook/ memoir with forthright, highly personal, […]