Keepsakes and heirlooms recovered from Hurricane Ian

Precious Heirlooms Preserved After Hurricane Ian

This fall, Hurricane Ian swept through Southwest Florida. Despite the uncertainty, some found glimmers of hope through the wreckage—precious heirlooms, symbolizing priceless...

Holiday 2022 Trends: Shimmer and Shine

Fringe dresses, sparkly pants and swinging tops lead the way for party fashion that steals the show.

Men and Women of the Year

Changemakers shaping the community through advocacy and philanthropy
John and Amy Quinn Revive Lu Dracketts Port Royal Home

Philanthropists John and Amy Quinn Move Into and Refresh Lucille “Lu” Drackett’s Port Royal Home

In four months, Dani Glickson, of LVD Spaces, helped the Quinn family transform Lucille Drackett’s European-inspired estate on Admiralty Parade into a...
2022 Forces of Philanthropy at Artis Naples

Meet the 2022 Forces of Philanthropy

Who runs the world? In Southwest Florida’s nonprofit scene, it’s women. And they’re changing how we approach fundraising, advocacy and giving.
Type 1 diabetes warrior Leah Shwedel cuddling with teddy bear

Naples’ Youngest Type 1 Warrior

For Leah Shwedel, an 8-year-old living with Type 1 diabetes, daily life offers the chance to educate others about her disease while...
Local craft beer

Something’s Brewing

The craft beer craze goes beyond hoppy IPAs and refreshing pale ales, creating community spaces that are worth their weight in liquid...
Sugarshack backyard

The Sound of Things to Come

Sugarshack Media roots modern streaming culture in community through their 1940s Bonita Springs bungalow where they record their live music sessions.
Julia Hall Liegeois

A Room of Her Own

With a knack for layered spaces, antiques and maximalist interiors, Julia Hall Liegeois reflects a new, brighter age in interior design.
ECHO global farm

ECHO Global Farm Helps Feed the World’s Hungry

For 40 years, ECHO global farm has connected dots to feed the world’s hungry from its home in North Fort Myers.
Reisha Perlmutter

Lady in Blue

Reisha Perlmutter captures the healing powers of water and the force of femininity through her art.
Keewaydin Island

Get Lost

Two Southwest Florida Island Escapes
The Fisherman’s Daughter fish dip

The Fisherman’s Daughter Seafood Brand

Through her seafood brand and poetry, Chanda Jamieson and her family speak the forgotten language of the Gulf.
Fishing charter boat to catch lionfish

Into the Deep

The duo behind Sanibel-founded Salatino Seafood fights back against the deadly, invasive lionfish with delicious results.