2017 Regatta Easter Egg Hunt

New Year’s Eve in SWFL – All in one handy list!


Fireworks at the Naples Pier

Starts around 7:30pm.  Grab a spot along the beach.

New Year’s Eve on Third

6:00pm to 9:00pm on Third Street South in Naples.  Live music and snow!

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Local Real Estate Brokers Predict Strong Season

Consistent with historic activity in Southwest Florida, pending and closed sales in the greater Naples housing market continue to increase as the winter season approaches. The November 2016 Market Report released by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®), which tracks home listings and sales within Collier County (excluding Marco Island), showed a median closed price of $303,000 during November 2016; a 5 percent decrease from the November 2015 median closed price of $318,000. More sellers also entered the market in November, which resulted in a 40 percent increase in inventory to 5,733 properties in November 2016 from 4,095 properties in November 2015 (300 more properties than October 2016). Yet according to several broker analysts who examined the November 2016 Market Report, one obstacle agents continue to face is a market with pockets of improper valuations. Continue reading >>

The 101 best dishes and where to get them in SWFL is out!

Without a doubt the most complete resource to the best dishes in Southwest Florida. This list could easily be your personal dining guide for the 2016 season and beyond. Bon Appétit!

Local entertainment options are bursting at the seams for the 2016 season

Calendar up now for your seats at the area’s most sought after venues from bands to musicals, festivals and other must attend events between now and the end of April. Read more …..

Southwest Florida beyond the beach, shopping and dining…..

Southwest Florida is, if you’ve never truly experienced it, a nature lover’s paradise. So, where can true nature seekers go to learn about all that Southwest Florida’s natural environment has to offer? We think this guide to local pristine natural getaway spots is the answer. Read more …..

Trend-setting new dining hot spot, Zen Asian BBQ is all-the-buzz this season!

If you are one of those consummate dining experience thrill seekers, this venue, with its original décor and food palette, needs to be on your list. Read more …..

New eatery destinations planned for 2016 cater to Naples ever changing and diverse appetite

Options for “getting your bite on” in Naples is soon to become more delicious. From 1500 South at Naples Bay Resort to Thai Udon Café on Fifth Avenue South and many more, these newcomers clearly aim to please. Read more …..

After seven years, Naples welcomes the return of the Luxury Home Show!

The Luxury Home Show presented by Home & Design Magazine and Ronto Group returns to Naples on Friday and Saturday, January 8-9 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. Make your plans now to take in the latest in products and design trends for the home. Read more…

Even the “Up-Market” rentals are nearly impossible to find

Five and, yes, even six-figure high-end seasonal rentals in Naples are in fevered demand. Fueled by a surging stock market, High Net Worth individuals and families have even more money to spend on vacation rentals. Trouble is, finding such posh rental property is taking on the moniker of “needle-in–a–haystack”. Read more …..