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Naples Illustrated October 2019

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An expertly curated, luxuriously produced compendium of all things Naples, Naples Illustrated brings to life personalities and takes you inside the exclusive homes, parties and interests of the world’s most affluent and influential people.

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2 min.
building momentum

I wasn’t supposed to be on the roof, but I didn’t know any better. (Sort of.) When the owner of the house I’d rented near downtown Naples was having some work done last year, my curiosity required a clandestine ascent. So I scaled the ladder to take a look, much to the horror of the surprised general contractor, who feared that I’d plummet to certain death on his watch. (I thought he’d gone to lunch.) To lighten the mood, I joked that I was scouting locations for a new Beyoncé music video, “All the Shingle Ladies.” He wasn’t amused. But I got an idea. With construction booming on the Paradise Coast, why not talk to some of the most powerful women in the industry, the real Shingle Ladies? Meet Gay Thompson,…

2 min.
in focus

WEDDING ISSUE LAUNCH PARTY WHAT: Wedding Issue Launch Party hosted by the Hoffmann Companies CELEBRATES: Naples Illustrated’s May/June wedding-themed issue WHERE: The Bevy, Naples GUADALUPE CENTER WHAT: Old Hollywood Signature Event SUPPORTS: Educational programs that seek to break the cycle of poverty for children who live in Immokalee WHERE: The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples NAPLES THERAPEUTIC RIDING CENTER WHAT: Kentucky Derby Party SUPPORTS: Therapeutic horseback riding and other equine-facilitated group services for children and adults with special needs WHERE: Naples Therapeutic Riding Center, Naples NAPLES CHILDREN & EDUCATION FOUNDATION WHAT: Annual Grant Awards Ceremony CELEBRATES: The nearly $16 million raised during the 2019 Naples Winter Wine Festival, which was founded by NCEF. The money provides grants to 43 local nonprofit groups and funds future projects and strategic initiatives that improve the lives of children in Collier County. WHERE: Bay Colony Golf Club, Naples…

2 min.
all inn good time

Everything’s changed at vintage Florida-style gem The Gondolier Inn, but everything’s still the same as well. One difference is the smiling face behind the front desk. That would be the co-owner and operator, Jamaican-born Keble Pryce, who entered the hotel business after working in his mother’s catering company. “I got a job here in the States working as a server,” he says. “A couple of years later, I met my wife, Katherine, in Nantucket. I was the manager of The Nantucket Hotel, and she was the manager at the White Elephant hotel.” The couple began visiting Naples in 2015 and noticed The Gondolier, a louvered-window, terrazzo-floored charmer in Old Naples. Where some developers might have seen the place as a teardown, Keble and Katherine fell hard for its old-school vibe.…

1 min.
geared up

The Revs Institute, one of the most visited attractions in Naples, recently finished eighth in a national poll of 10 Best Attractions for Car Lovers. A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors from USA Today to pick the initial 20 nominees, and readers determined the top 10. Revs presents the Miles Collier Collections of more than 100 significant automobiles built between 1896 and 1995. These vehicles, some of the rarest in the world, blazed technical trails and redefined aesthetic standards. Neapolitan car buffs will want to take several laps around the museum, which is a haven for scholars, preservationists, and passionate connoisseurs of automotive history. Want to visit the rest of the top 10? Check out the list below. (revsinstitute.org) 1. Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auctions, multiple locations, including Palm Beach, April 16-18,…

1 min.
calm, cool, and collected

“I love creating peaceful spaces,” says Naples interior designer Lisa Khan. “As we create peace around us, it creates peace within us. There’s so much going on today that we need special places within our homes to transition from the outer world to the inner world, even if we only spend a few minutes in that sanctuary.” The Ohio native, who moved to the Paradise Coast in 1997 and started Lisa Kahn Designs three years later, says life transitions triggered her to rethink her career, which is when she added “micro sanctuaries”—which could be a space as small as the end of a couch—to her portfolio. “I was feeling kind of burned out, and I was looking for a deeper meaning to what I do. I wanted to know what made…

1 min.
pooch paradise

As more and more national accolades are unleashed on Naples, it’s no surprise that the city recently was named a top destination to visit with your dog. Researchers from Reviews.com crunched data from TripAdvisor, Touropia, and other sources to create the list, which ranked Naples No. 12 out of 567 cities for its overall canine hospitality (and No. 2—behind Nashville—for most dog-friendly restaurants). “The greater Naples area is proudly pet-friendly, and visitors love bringing their dogs to stroll our main downtown shopping and dining districts of Fifth Avenue South and Third Street South,” says Jack Wert, executive director of the Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention and Visitors Bureau. “We’re a boating community, so you’ll see many dogs outfitted wit their pet PFDs on Marco Island’s Hemingway Water Shuttle that goes to…