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Art After Dark

C    rayton Cove has beginnings stretching back to the early 1900’s when it was referred to as “The Back Bay”. It has been the home of numerous businesses over the years that have played a strong role in the early growth of Naples, and continues to be a charming commercial community where Naples’ history and […]

Stunning Simplicity

The name Baccarat conjures up a rich legacy of exceptional glassware and crystal treasures. It represents the art de vivre for connoisseurs everywhere. To put this into perspective, it was King Louis XV who in 1775 authorized the establishment of a glassworks fabricating plant in the French village of Baccarat situated on the banks of […]

State of the City

Exciting things are happening in the “Heart of Naples,” the US 41 – 10th Street – Goodlette-Frank Road corridor that extends from 5th Avenue South to 7th Avenue North. You may remember a previous article mentioning the opening of the new Robb & Stucky International showroom at 3rd Avenue South and US 41. They are […]


If you have a financial interest in or signature authority over a foreign financial account that exceed certain thresholds, the Bank Secrecy Act may require you to report the account yearly to the Internal Revenue Service by filing a Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR). Under FBAR , United States persons are required […]

Ask The Artspert

Dear Artspert: We’ve just moved into a condo facing the beach and we love having the view and the sunlight, but worry about damaging our artwork that’s on paper (watercolors and pastels) and we don’t like the reflection. Is there anything we can do? Signed, Blinded by the light   Dear Blinded, I have great […]

The People’s Park

Gala of Dreams Many charity events happen outdoors, but the “Prelude to a Park” gala event is truly unique. Most charity events have close access to water and facilities like kitchens and building resources. The Gordon River Park gala taking place this spring has a tall order of logistics that would test even the most […]

Safe Online Shopping Practices

I don’t know about you, but I have not set foot in a mall in years. With the ease of finding and purchasing objects online, I have cut the amount of time that I spend in stores to a few hours a month at most. Here are 10 ways to minimize your risk while shopping […]

The Language Of Color Part 2

If you recall in the December issue we discussed depth and tone, and left off with underlying contributing pigment. This month I would like to illustrate how all three interact. Underlying contributing pigment is what makes hair color complex. If all we had was a blank white canvas to apply the color on it would […]