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  1. Meet Stacy Enders – of Park Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

    When former pre-school teacher Stacy Enders took a job as “greeter” at Park Family Dental, she says, “It was life changing for me and my family both professionally and personally.” It was the first job in 20 years that gave the single mother of three, the means to get off of government assistance and become …

  2. Harold’s: Feeding Stomachs and Souls

    It’s often said that the first year of owning and operating a new restaurant is the toughest: unless you are Harold Balink. The celebrated Fort Myers chef celebrated the one-year mark of his eponymous restaurant in October and is looking forward to season. Not to say the first year wasn’t challenging, not always from a …

  3. Salty Sam’s Waterfront Adventures

    When the Hanson family purchased some waterfront property on the Matanzas Harbor back in 1999, no one envisioned that the old run-down marina with wooden docks and a small tiki hut & bar would eventually become one of Southwest Florida’s top attractions. But Darrell Hanson had a much larger vision in mind for his new …

  4. Naples Princess Celebrating 25 Years!

    It’s been 25 years since Naples Princess Cruises embarked on the family owned mission of providing the area’s finest cruising experiences, quality dining and entertainment, and breathtaking sunset views for area residents and visitors to Southwest Florida. That commitment has grown even stronger today thanks to their humble beginnings a quarter-of-a-century ago. With over 50,000 …

  5. Merry Christmas from Kay’s Hallmark

    It’s one of the busiest times of the year for retailers, particularly those specializing in cards and gifts such as Kay’s Hallmark in Fort Myers. Kay’s Hallmark has been a local favorite for decades. J.J. Ames bought it from his mother in 1997 and two years later relocated to the current spot on Gladiolus and McGregor …

  6. Meet Aesthetician Robin Powers of Naples Laser & MedSpa

    Are you ready for the glitz and glamour of the holidays? Aesthetician Robin Powers with Naples Laser & MedSpa says one of the easiest, most effective places to start is with your eyes. Among many areas of expertise including microblading, a semi-permanent cosmetic procedure that creates very natural & realistic eyebrows, Robin also specializes in …

  7. “We Love It!” – Trattoria Mia

    “We love it!” The exclamation of Loredana Bolla, after passing her one year anniversary of serving Southwest Floridians homemade Italian food at Trattoria Mia. The hospitality of Loredana and her sister, Claudia Bolla, are one of the things that keep patrons coming back week after week; the other is the food. Located in a small …