Weekend

Brunch at Café Lurcat

Here’s a new addition to your weekend to-do list: brunching at Café Lurcat in downtown Naples. The longtime Fifth Avenue South favorite recently began offering a chef-driven, family-style brunch with customized bloody mary cocktails on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Read more…

Giveaway: Grill & Chill Weekend with Naples Grande

Grill and chill: one of Southwest Florida’s favorite pastimes. (Sorry, Netflix.) Naples Grande hosts its first-ever Grill & Chill Weekend from Aug. 26-28, three days of food, cocktails and wine from several of Southwest Florida’s best chefs and bartenders. Here’s a rundown of the weekend’s events—plus, enter to win two free tickets to Saturday’s Beauty, Bubbles & Brunch with The New Naples and Saks Fifth Avenue. Read more…

HSN Pawfessionals Bow Wow Brunch

More than 200 young professionals—and many of their dogs, too!—converged on The Continental on September 20 for the inaugural HSN Pawfessionals Bow Wow Brunch. The pet-friendly event featured craft cocktail sampling, live music from The Incorrigibles and a fabulous brunch buffet. Read more…

Favorite Biking Spots in Naples

Something about warmer weather just calls for bike riding. (Maybe it’s because, even though I’m a few weeks shy of 30, it still reminds me of childhood summer vacations.) Here are some of my favorite spots for biking in Naples and Southwest Florida that I’m looking forward to revisiting in the coming weeks.
Plus: In the market for a new cruiser or some fun accessories? Check out some all-too-cute options. 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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Date Night at: The Continental

I had been counting the days until the opening of The Continental. It’s the latest from D’Amico—the restaurant group behind Masa, Lurcat and Campiello—and it’s touted as steakhouse meets gastro pub in a fabulous indoor and outdoor setting. Accurate, I decided, within about a minute. Read more…

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