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  1. Man With the Magic Touch – Tony Phelan of Deep Lagoon

      Some might say he’s a man with a magic touch, restaurateur Tony Phelan. Phelan has resurrected a once popular seafood restaurant on Tamiami Trial in Naples, remodeling and renaming what was once Randy’s Fish Market Restaurant, to the new Deep Lagoon.  It only took Phelan and his team of wizards four weeks to redesign …

  2. Neida White voted 2017 President of the Florida Irrigation Society

    To say that Davidson Irrigation owner Neida White is passionate about educating local contractors and the general public regarding water usage in Florida would be an understatement. If you’ve ever had the opportunity to meet Neida in person, you would understand why.  For the past 27 years Neida White has turned her passion for owning …

  3.  New England Collector Buying Southwest Florida

    How much is that old desk of your great grandmother’s REALLY worth? Chances are it’s a lot less than it was twenty, even ten years ago.  Tony Costantino is a well-respected antique broker/dealer in Southwest Florida who, like many, laments the decline of the business, while still having a deep passion for it. Costantino’s antique career …

  4. Hoang Lee- Living the American Dream 

    If you can walk, you can work; that was the philosophy of Hoang Lee’s father. Growing up in Vietnam, he says he started working when he was two. Mr. Lee is the chef/owner of Saigon Paris Bistro, located in a strip mall adjacent to The Bell Tower Shops.  His father’s work philosophy has molded and …

  5. I Could Eat Pizza Everyday! – Pizza Fusion

     One of the hardest things to give up when you have dietary restrictions or are trying to eat more healthfully is pizza. Thank goodness there is Pizza Fusion!  Owner Rose Thompson says, “Pizza is the number one consumed food by Americans and what we love.” She laughs, “I could eat it everyday, and if I can …

  6. Dunk City Mayor – Randy Henderson

     LOOKING FORWARD TO 2017 with Dunk City Mayor Randy Henderson  With floor to ceiling glass windows, Fort Myers Mayor Randy Henderson’s office has an impressive view of the beautiful downtown he is entrusted to govern. He points to The Veranda and says, “Right there in that building, Ginny and I had our rehearsal dinner.” This year …

  7. Best Home Services Promotes Mike Kiser

     BEST Home Services, Southwest Florida’s leading home service company providing exceptional air conditioning, electrical, and plumbing services to residents from Naples to Bradenton for the last 37 years, is pleased to appoint Mike Kiser as their new General Manager of the Naples location. Mike comes with over 20 years of leadership experience in the residential service …

  8. Southwest Florida’s Unique Boutique – The Fussy Female

     If you’ve ever taken the College Parkway exit ramp to McGregor Boulevard in Fort Myers, you’ve most likely seen the bright yellow building on your right, with the large words “Fussy Female” on the side.  The unique boutique has been a Southwest Florida gift treasure chest for twelve years. Owner Tricia Harrison worked in retail …