People

Dwell: Q&A with Angela Hamwey, Mackenzie & Co.

People like Angela Hamwey of Mackenzie & Co. are exactly what TNN is all about: fresh ideas and a modern take on our sunny Gulfside paradise. Here, she shares the scoop on some of her favorite projects to date, the design trends she’s loving, and which celebrities she’d jump at the chance to work with. Read more…

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People: Brooke Lackey and Audrey Curran, The Sand Barre

We can’t help but be inspired by Brooke Lackey and Audrey Curran, two sisters-turned-business-partners who, in 2016, took a “crazy leap of faith” and started The Sand Barre. Here, they share what inspired them to start their business, what they love most about Naples and a few fitness items they can’t live without. Read more…

People: Gordon Kellam, Gentle’men Against Domestic Violence

On a Saturday morning in April, three Naples businessmen—Gordon Kellam, Colin Estrem and Glen Schwesinger—set out on their way to Washington, DC, to meet with elected officials in the capital to raise awareness for the Gentle’men Against Domestic Violence initiative with The Shelter for Abused Women & Children. We caught up with Kellam upon his return to find out what it really took to pedal those 1,156 miles. Read more…

People: Jenni Groyon Hill, Naples Philharmonic

Though it’s not nearly as old as most orchestras, the Naples Philharmonic at Artis—Naples is, without a doubt, an iconic presence in our town. We caught up with Jenni Groyon Hill, assistant principal bassoon, to find out what it’s really like behind the scenes of this Naples institution.  Read more…

People: Andrew Daane, Black Tulip Coffee

A good cup of coffee is hard to find, but Andrew Daane, co-owner of Black Tulip Coffee, is making it easier for Neapolitans to do just that. Here, Andrew spills the beans on the story behind Black Tulip, their production process and what sets their brews apart from large-scale coffee purveyors. Read more…

People: Tracy Abalos, Fleur de la Mer

The surf and sand of Naples’ beaches have had a place in Tracy Abalos’ heart since childhood. Now, they’re the inspiration behind Fleur de la Mer, a line of natural linen clutches and wallets—each undeniably influenced by the Southwest Florida lifestyle—that the Naples native sews and paints by hand. Here, she shares how she’s seen Naples grow, her idea of Naples style and advice for other young entrepreneurs. Read more…

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