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PATIO Play
Sherri DuPont of Collins Du-Pont Design Group addressed both form and function for this project. “The outdoor dining area of this residence needed ample seating for large family gatherings,” she explains. “The live-edge, solid-plank, teak dining tabl
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TABLE Talk
After slogging through almost a year of COVID-19 and its ill effects on their businesses and community, three Naples hospitality superstars seize a lighter moment to gather in a gorgeous home for a savory and sweet tasting dinner, accompanied by deli
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ARTS & CULTURE
1 Legends Concert: Elton John and Billy Joel, Sugden Park, Naples, $20.21. (legendsconcertseries.com) 2 Naples New Year’s Art Show, Fifth Avenue South, Naples, also Jan. 3, free. (naplesart.org) 3 Cambier Park Concerts, Naples Dixieland Jazz Band (Ja
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Bahamian Rhapsody
On a baby grand piano in The Ocean Club’s swank Martini Bar sits a black and white photo of The Beatles frolicking in the surf. Let your gaze wander past a lush lawn to an alfresco terrace and down a gentle slope to the beach, and you can see the pre
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HOGGING the Spotlight
“Many people confuse hogfish with hog snapper,” says Everett Fromm, executive chef at the new Hogfish Harry’s at Parkshore Resort. “It’s actually part of the wrasse family. It’s sweeter than mahi and as flaky as cod.” To create the menu’s namesake di
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Be Seen
WHAT: Seventh Annual Chip in for DLC Golf Tournament SUPPORTS: Mental health and substance abuse services at David Lawrence Centers for Behavioral Health WHERE: Quail Creek Golf and Country Club, Naples WHAT: Sip & Shop SUPPORTS: Golisano Children’s
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Center of Attention
If West Palm Beach is the gateway to the Palm Beaches, then the Hilton West Palm Beach is your key to it all. Since opening in 2016, the Hilton has gained a reputation as a hot spot for visitors and locals alike. Although connected to the Palm Beach
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FUNKY Bakeries
Tin City’s Monkey Bread Factory was born during the financial crisis of 2008. “People weren’t buying big-ticket items,” recalls owner Karen Haupt, “but they were still eating and drinking. Cinnamon rolls are one of my favorite things, so my husband a
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Favorite Things
Lexie Verbruggen has been the owner and operator of Sweetified for 12 years. The native Michigander earned her degree in baking and pastry arts from the Secchia Institute for Culinary Education and moved to Marco Island in 2012 to escape the cold. Sh
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Man In A SUITCASE
A graduate of Howard University and the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, restaurateur Michael Mir relocated to Naples in 1997 and subsequently opened Bha! Bha! Persian Bistro. The well-traveled Mir was attracted to the quality of lif
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Going Virtual
The Naples Winter Wine Festival has raised $212 million for underserved children in Collier County over the past 20 years—money that the Naples Children & Education Foundation passes directly to grant recipients. Traditionally, the funds were raised
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Naples Illustrated
Publisher Kaleigh Grover Editor in Chief Christina Cush Creative Director Olga M. Gustine Executive Editor Mary Murray Fashion Editor Katherine Lande Wine & Spirits Editor Mark Spivak Automotive Editor Howard Walker Travel Editor Paul Rubio Web Edito
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Rocky Roader
Ever wanted to go giraffe spotting? Or gaze upward at some snowy mountain peak? Or watch a rocket lift off from Cape Canaveral? You can. Just climb into the back seat of Land Rover’s Defender SUV and look up. Yes, you’ll get a pretty unlimited skywar
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Have A Kava?
One of the fastest-growing wellness beverage trends reached Naples in September with the opening of Kava Culture, the sixth kava bar in Southwest Florida under the same ownership. Grown throughout the South Pacific, the root of the kava plant is used
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MEALS to Remember
My mom’s father was in the restaurant business. I have so many great memories of him, a storytelling Greek man who loved to educate us grandkids on important things like the difference between frozen custard and ice cream. At one point, he owned a pa
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Dine And Shine
At this “pescatarian’s haven,” which is operated by the husband-and-wife team of Veljko Pavicevic and Corinne Ryan, freshness is an understatement. Fish and shellfish are flown in daily from Europe, with options ranging from Mediterranean dorade to t
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NI’s Curated Dining Guide For Greater NAPLES
The Naples area is packed with an abundance of great eateries, serving up food and drinks to satisfy every palate. Naples Illustrated has rounded up details on can’tmiss places for dining delights. = NI ’s Dining Hall of Fame* *Dining establishments
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Seen
WHO: Quigley Eye Specialists WHAT: VIP Grand Opening of the Q iLasik & Med Spa in Naples DETAILS: Special guests gathered to celebrate this new business venture, which provides advanced aesthetic services, the area’s first dry eye spa, and the new iL
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ANDY HYDE of Hyde N Chic
Although born in Ghana, Andy Hyde spent his childhood shuttling back and forth between Germany and Chicago. His culinary apprenticeship included stints with luminaries such as Gordon Ramsay, Thomas Keller, and Grant Achatz. He came to Naples in 2014
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Before FAREWELL
For the final season of HB’s on the Gulf at the Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club, chef Jonathan Hornyak has composed a menu designed to provide an exceptional guest experience. Hornyak started his restaurant career at Mary’s Bistro on Mackinac Island
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Still Cooking
Last year, Alexander’s celebrated its twenty-fifth anniversary in Naples. Chef Alexander Bernard grew up in Maine and graduated from Johnson & Wales culinary school in Rhode Island. His culinary journey included stints at the Fontainebleau Hotel on M
Naples Illustrated2 min. leídosCooking, Food & Wine
Above and Beyond
Beginning in mid-March, the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc in Collier County. The culinary industry was hard hit, but the virus had an effect on almost every segment of the population. Despite being walloped, restaurants stepped forward to help, and
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GRIP Of The GRAPE
The Long Island wine industry has come a remarkably long way in a very short time. Louisa and Alex Hargrave planted the first vines on the South Fork in 1973; their winery is still there, although it was sold in 1999 and is now known as Castello di B
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The Art Of Networking
Mother-daughter duo Olga and Leeza Arkhangelskaya founded East West Fine Art 20 years ago, with the goal of creating a gallery that was more than just a selling space. In January of last year, East West launched a program to allow artists and clients
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Best Cocktail Program
SIDEBAR PAYS HOMAGE TO PROHIBITION-ERA SPEAKEASIES. NO FOOD IS SERVED, AND THE EMPHASIS IS ON UPSCALE SPIRITS AND HARD-TOFIND WINES (AVAILABLE BY THE GLASS, COURTESY OF THE CORAVIN SYSTEM). SETTLE IN AT THE BAR BEFORE OR AFTER DINNER AND ENJOY A CRAF
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Best Foot Forward
Walking can lift your mood, especially if you walk with wonder, according to new research in the scientific journal Emotion. People who show lower activity levels tend to be less open, agreeable, and conscientious, but just 15 minutes of walking a da
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DECORATOR VS. DESIGNER: What’s the difference?
After you put away the holiday adornments and look at your home with fresh eyes, you may conclude that it’s time to shake things up. Since many of us are spending more time at home than ever before, we also might be taking notice of spaces in need of
Naples Illustrated2 min. leídosRegional & Ethnic
Vincenzo Betulia
Like most of us, chefs tend to be defined by—and frequently limited to—their roots. Not so with Vincenzo Betulia. As the proprietor of Osteria Tulia, Bar Tulia, and The French, he is just as comfortable with the butter-based classics of Gallic cuisin
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But First, Yoga
Perhaps this is the year to get into yoga. For those who feel intimidated about getting started, consider the Yoga Wake Up app, a Zen alternative to a blaring alarm clock that can rouse you out of bed, one stretch at a time. “Easing into yoga with sh
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Below Deck With A Yachting Pro
Bill Charbonneau, the founder and principal of Naples Nantucket Yacht Group, grew up in Massachusetts and enjoyed summers in Cape Cod, where he slept with the windows open to hear the foghorn from the nearby lighthouse. “We had a boat anchored in fro
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