Insider

Nirupa Netram on the Future of Community

The lawyer and equity advocate envisions a community where every person—regardless of skin color, sexual orientation, religion or gender identity—play an equal...
Frank Verpoorten at Naples Art
Arts + Culture

Two New leaders on the Future of the Arts

Frank Verpoorten at Naples Art and Molly Deckart at Fort Myers’ Alliance for the Arts, arrive ready to energize the scene with...
Norman Love chocolates
Personalities

Norman Love and the Chocolate Factory

For 20 years, the pastry chef has produced the area’s greatest chocolates. Now, he takes his gourmet delights to another level.
Calli Johnson
Wine Watch

Velvet Underground

A bold, fruit-forward shiraz from Australia captures the attention of Bailey’s General Store’s wine steward.
Artist Profile

Czech, One, Two

After a COVID-19-forced pause, theater veteran Jeffrey Binder’s Prague-set one-man play hits the stage this month.
Henri Noël jewelry sitting on a table
Personalities

Bling Ring

Naples-based jewelry label Henri Noël democratizes diamonds.
Tequila Wall at Roccos Tacos in Mercato
Table Service

In Good Spirits

Restaurants with a singular focus on a favorite liquor keep spirits—and knowledge—high.
Natural Wines Naples owner Peter Rizzo holding a glass of natural wine
Wine Watch

It’s Only Natural

To craft a top pick at Natural Wines Naples, a California producer combines reverence for the past with winemaking of the present.
Photo of Anna Rac
Artist Profile

Of Sound Mind

Anna Rac draws from her musical background to create paintings that are anything but one-note.
Beaulieu Vineyard
Wine Watch

First Among Equals

With Napa wines rivaling the prestige and price of Bordeaux’s top bottles, local wine purveyors envision an American premier cru.
Inyoni Farm Seedlings
Table Service

Cream of the Crop

Naples couple Natalie and Nick Batty have become the go-to source for conscientious chefs and home cooks through their Inyoni Organic Farm.
Sallie Hirshberg, owner of SH Modern Art in Fort Myers
Personalities

The Counselor

Sallie Hirshberg, owner of SH Modern Art in Fort Myers, is a wonder at educating, advising and brokering an art deal.
Wine Watch

Finding Nebbiolo

To craft one of The Wine Merchant’s favorite bottles, an Italian winery delves deep into the intriguing character of Barbaresco’s grape.
Personalities

Style and Substance

Costume designer Anthony Toney is determined to make his mark on the local stage and beyond.
Table Service

All That Jazz

At these restaurants, spectacular food is only the first act.