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Travel: Top Summer Vacation Destinations

Thoughts of summer ignite different ideas for different people: where to take the kids, where to escape for a weekend away with friends or perhaps where to reconnect on a romantic getaway. How do you pick the right spot? Here, travel expert Julia Fisher of Tulia Travel outlines her top travel destinations each type of vacation to ensure this summer trip is your best yet. Read more…

Dwell: A Tour of 374 Fifth Avenue North

Ever driven through downtown Naples and drooled over block after block of gorgeous homes? Here, take a peek inside one of our favorites—which could be yours for $4,295,000—that showcases the best in Southwest Florida living, with a generous indoor/outdoor living space, sleek coastal decor and a prime location just steps from the Gulf. Read more…

Travel: Girls’ Weekend in St. Petersburg, Florida

One of the things I love about Naples is that it’s only a short drive away from so many great vacation spots, making it fairly easy and inexpensive to plan little getaways, whether with my husband or for a girls’ weekend. Every year, my lovely friend Cori Sue escapes the snow and heads south to spend Christmas in the St. Petersburg area, which gives me the perfect excuse to head north for a few days of sun, shopping and good ol’ gossip. Read more…

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Dwell: The Rise of British West Indies Architecture

When it comes to architecture, Naples is like a teenager that isn’t quite sure what it wants to be when it grows up. First it was all about the cottage-style ranch homes; then there was a questionable shift toward Mediterranean monstrosities. It made a welcome move into Key West-style bungalows after that, and lately, it’s the British West Indies aesthetic that’s dominating the new construction front, particularly in Old Naples. Read more…

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