Entries by LifeInNaples

Interview with Chairman of Collier Republican Party

Collier County does carry the State of Florida in winning elections What is the current political makeup of Collier County? As of November 25, 2019, there are 105,068 Republicans, 47,911 Democrats, and 50,085 No Party Affiliation voters in Collier County for a total registered voter count of 201,279. What does the Collier County Republican Executive […]

Naples from Past to Present

Naples is known for its small town feel, beautiful weather, beaches, dining and shopping. It is no wonder thousands of visitors flock here each year to experience paradise firsthand. It is hard to believe that Naples was known as a fishing  destination during its humble beginnings and only accessible by boat and trails on land to get around. Naples gained notoriety after being featured […]

The Immokalee Foundation’s annual Charity Classic Fundraiser broke records

Guests at The Immokalee Foundation’s annual Charity Classic events generously donated $2.6 million to support the career-oriented educational programs provided by the foundation to the youth of Immokalee. The new initiative, “Career Pathways: Empowering Students to Succeed,” allows students to learn about in demand professions and the educational path needed to achieve their goals, whether through a college degree or professional […]

Zoobilee returns to Naples Zoo Next Month…don’t miss it

Get ready for the wildest party of the year! ZOObilee, presented by FPL, returns to Naples Zoo on Friday, February 7, 2020 from 7 pm to 10 pm. Naples Zoo’s annual fundraiser is a wonderfully unique night that includes live music, up close animal encounters, and sweet and savory culinary samples from more than 30 of Southwest Florida’s best restaurants, caterers, […]

Out with the Old and In with a New Love of History

Florida Trend’s 1959 attitude on Naples being a “nothing-to-do-in-little-town” has changed over the years; so has the attitude (somewhat) on the ‘value of local history’ in a town whose very survival, in more ways than one is attributed to post World War II and the vision of those pioneering families who wanted the character and identity of Naples to be known for […]

Stem Cells, PRP, And Regenerative Medicine – Dr. Glenn Flanagan explains

How can PRP help manage my pain? PRP stands for Platelet Rich Plasma. This is obtained from a simple blood draw from your vein, spun in a bedside centrifuge to separate it, and the PRP portion is isolated so it can be used as treatment. PRP contains millions of platelets after your blood is concentrated, and when injected precisely near injuries […]

GET SCHOOLED ON TEXTING AND DRIVING

If you’re driving through a school zone on your way to work or on your way to drop your child off to class, be sure to put your phone down. Deputies are warning drivers of a new law that took full effect January 1st, banning the use of handheld devices while driving in school and work zones throughout Florida. […]

Finding Balance on Stage

Jeremy Giovinazzo remembers having a rough time in high school. He was struggling with several learning disorders, including ADHD and a sensory processing disorder coupled with anxiety and depression. His only success was being cast in a high school musical. “I got the main character in The Music Man,” he said. “I quit every sport I was in so that […]

The mosquito’s pesky relatives: NO-SEE-UMS

No doubt you’re familiar with Southwest Florida’s mosquitoes and the itchy, red welts their bites can leave behind, but there is another pesky biter that can wreak havoc on our outdoor  activities: no-see-ums. Their bites not only itch, they can be painful and leave an irritating bump that can take many days to dissipate. No-see-ums is actually the nickname for […]