Hammer and Hand
Personalities

This Naples Builder Draws From a Century of Local Heritage

A descendant of an Everglades City pioneer, Michael Murphy expands on his family's legacy with his boutique construction company, Hammer and Hand.
Vlastimil Beránek’s Venus Green (2023) Shaw Gallery
Curator's Corner

Contemporary Glass Art Shines at This Naples Gallery

Shaw Gallery owner, Jay Shaw, focuses on artists who promote awe and innovation.
Michael Slabach's coffee creations
Insider

This Naples Bartender Turns Caffeine and Cocktails Into Art

After working at The Dock at Crayton Cove and other restaurants, Naples-born Michael Slabach took his love for the craft into the...
Zach Smith’s Ceremony Brewing in Bonita Springs
Masterclass

This SWFL Brewery is a Beer Lover’s Paradise

Ceremony Brewing, in Bonita Springs, offers food-driven sours and a cultish bottle shop.
The District in Naples
Insider

5 Best New SWFL Restaurants for Friends and Date Night

At these community-oriented hotspots, restaurateurs deliver shareable plates, stellar wines and plenty of ambiance to linger over.
Tomato from Cultivate Abundance farms
Personalities

The Immokalee Nonprofit Mitigating Food Insecurity

Every week, hunger relief nonprofit Cultivate Abundance distributes homegrown, culturally appropriate foods to Immokalee.
Croissants Wolfmoon Bakery
Table Service

Here’s Where to Find the Best Croissants in Southwest Florida—Hands Down

Discerning Naples chef Don Splain explains why Wolfmoon Bakery in Bonita Springs is the place to go for the buttery, flaky creations.
Sea Salt wine cellar
Wine Watch

Are These the Most Expensive Bottles of Wine in Naples?

Holiday indulgences take full form with two five-figure masterpieces of Ornellaia in Sea Salt’s wine trove.
Ceramics made in SWFL
Artist Profile

These Made-in-SWFL Ceramics Define Pure Elegance

Estero-based ceramicist Jordan Blankenship melds functionality and design for thoughtful, everyday essentials.
Saltleaf Golf Preserve
Season Preview 2023

New Ways to Get Outside this Season

From Naples to Sanibel, these are the best new opportunities to get outside.
Flock Wine Bistro
Season Preview / In Good Taste

Best New Bars and Cafes in Southwest Florida

A slate of new drink spots—from European-style wine bars to craft coffee shops open in SWFL.
Jordan’s Wine Bar & Cellar
Wine Watch

Gloria Jordan Cabral’s Cool New Fort Myers Wine Bar

Find meticulous thought behind every under-the-radar bottle the beloved chef and wine lover unearths at her new namesake wine bar.
Tomaso Albertini
Artist Profile

Meet This 3D Innovative Artist at Naples Art Institute

Italian transplant Tomaso Albertini—Naples Art's first artist-in-residence—blends cardboard and paint for his sculptural pieces.
Charcuterie and wine
Table Service

Italian Chefs Innovate with Classic Flavors Across SWFL

The fresh wave of Italian culinary innovators would sooner tout pickled peppers, squash blossoms or speck than garlic bread and red-sauce specials.
Dena Rae Hancock
Personalities

Naples’ Leading Lady of Philanthropy

Dena Rae Hancock dedicates her personal and professional life to serving others.