Retrospective: The Veranda

Past and present come together at this historic downtown Fort Myers restaurant.

The New Buzz

Local java spots are redefining how a coffeehouse looks, feels and tastes.

Cutting Edge

A world-renowned skating coach and choreographer relocates her academy—and talented pupils—to warmer climes.

Retrospective: Sugden Community Theatre

We take a look at the history and influence of The Naples Players’ home theater on the dazzling Fifth Avenue South.

Retrospective: Naples Zoo At Caribbean Gardens

With an expansion in the works and a recently opened animal hospital, the zoo continues to evolve. Here, we look at its...

Planting the Future

With her knack for botanicals and undeniable, contemporary flair, Mariah Bakke is cementing herself as a landscape architect to watch.

Recalling Florida’s Forgotten Flavors

After studying in New York and establishing a successful restaurant in California, Fort Myers native Zach Geerson returns home with the intent...

Portrait of a Sea Turtle Protector

It takes a village to care for the reptiles that nest and hatch along our beaches from late spring through early fall....
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10 Festive Events to Celebrate Fall in Southwest Florida

With temps dropping and seasonal residents returning to town, there's no shortage of u-picks, festivals and spooky events to fill your calendar.
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Where to See Live Music, Theater and Art Around Southwest Florida in October

From live theater outdoors to an international film festival, here are the arts events you don’t want to miss this month.

Retrospective: Edison and Ford Winter Estates 

The historic compound maintains its legacy as a playground for geniuses.
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Rollin’ on the River

Fort Myers-based fashion designer and visual artist Mariapia Malerba treks into fresh territory with her new studio on the Caloosahatchee River.

Collective Wisdom

Builder Randy Kurtz envisioned Naples as a design destination. Now with The Collective, he’s making that vision a reality.