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  1. Naples Princess

    Naples, Florida is known for its pristine white sandy beaches, spectacular homes, and breathtaking sites. It has some of the best waterfront in the world. As a local, I’ve driven over the waterways too many times to count. The view never gets old. But as much as I’ve admired the water from above, I wanted …

  2. Norman Love

    The signature green and brown bags of Norman Love Confections have become almost as recognizable in Southwest Florida, as the pretty blue bags from Tiffany’s. Fresh off of his induction into the Dessert Professional Magazines Chocolatier Hall of Fame, Love is celebrating his 15th anniversary as a chocolatier, a profession he fell into. After years …

  3. Frank Galeana

    YOU’VE PROBABLY HEARD OF THE NAME GALEANA… a locally owned car dealership that for nearly 40 years, has survived the bad economies in Southwest Florida, and exponentially grown in the good ones. More recently, it’s possible you’ve even seen the face of Frank Galeana on television commercials and in features like this one, a role he …

  4. Bennett’s Fresh Roast

    HOT, GOOEY AND THE PERFECT SWEET TREAT…A fine piece of fried donut is truly a beautiful thing. Fort Myers is filled with donuts, but not all are created equal. I set out on a quest to find the best donuts in Southwest Florida. My winner in Fort Myers (drum roll please)…Bennett’s Fresh Roast. Featured on …

  5. Holiday Houses

    One of my favorite things about the holidays….(besides the parties) are the festive decorations and mesmerizing lights on display almost everywhere you turn. I love driving through neighborhoods along McGregor Boulevard and in Dean Park to see how the homes are adorned. So you might guess, I also love touring two of Fort Myers most …

  6. Local Experts Help Ease Your Wine Woes

    LOCAL EXPERTS HELP EASE YOUR WINE WOES With so many holiday soirees this time of year, hostess gifts, and hosting gatherings of your own, it is almost inevitable that wine will eventually capture the spotlight. We are so lucky in the U.S. to have access to so much of it. Not only do we have …

  7. Clay Miller

    Not only do you see him every weekday morning anchoring the news on NBC-2, but chances are you’ve seen Clay Miller hosting one of dozens events he lends his services to every year. Clay is not new to the area. Not only has he been at NBC for eleven years, he grew up in Bradenton …

  8. Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida

    READY OR NOT…THE HOLIDAYS ARE HERE…A TIME PEOPLE GENERALLY ASSOCIATE WITH FAMILY AND GIVING.  The Thanksgiving holiday in particular crosses all religious and political boundaries, bringing families together around the dinner table, expressing gratitude for what they have, regardless of how much or how little. It’s also the biggest time of the year for food related …