Naples Florida activities

Happy New Year from Downtown Naples!

Posted on January 04, 2013

Happy New Year! Season is in full swing! The activity on 5th Avenue South is wonderful...I love this time of year. The downtown calendar is filled with fabulous events. Click here to get a full calender of the Fifth Avenue South Naples Events! My personal favorites are the Art Shows! The talent in this town is amazing! The first show, in January, slated for the 5th & 6th is located on Park

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How Do You Say, “Lanai?”

Posted on June 23, 2011

Many times, while getting to know a buyer's wants, especially when they are relocating to Florida from a northern home, the square footage needs differ greatly from what they originally specify to what they ultimately buy...People forget, or don't realize, what an intricate part of their home's living space the lanai [also known as a screened porch] becomes. Downsizing from a 4 or 5 thousand square foot home into less

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Fun Summer Activities in Naples Florida

Posted on June 21, 2011

Well, here it is again already...the first day of summer, and I am about to write what has become my most popular annual blog post: Cool things to do in Naples Florida during your Summer vacation! But, whether you are here on vacation or not, the locals also love this time of year--less crowds, great sales, amazing restaurant specials...May I suggest a few activities that will surely make the long

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Just Saying “Thank You”

Posted on March 07, 2011

From the time I was old enough to hold a pencil in my hand I was taught the art of the Thank You Note. Even before I learned to write my own name, I learned how to write the word 'love'--the perfect salutation for the many notes I would write from a very early age to the wonderful friends and family to whom I wanted to show appreciation...Still to this

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Select Vendor of the Week

Posted on March 02, 2011

Koenig Art Emporium It is with great pleasure that The Harris Peppe Team recommends Koenig Art Emporium and recognizes them as our select vendor of the week. In this day and age, when so many businesses are succumbing to larger, national stores, the personalized relationship between the "shop owner" and the consumer is rare to find. Dick Walbert first opened his doors here in Naples over 25 years ago. He

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“Recovery to Normalcy”

Posted on February 22, 2011

Today I had the distinct pleasure of being in the audience and listening to Dr. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for The National Association of Realtors. He spoke for nearly two hours. In addition to the 7 pages of copious notes that I took during his lecture, I will eventually have access to his power point presentation, as will all those who were in attendance. This will also include his charts

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Select Vendor of the Week!

Posted on February 10, 2011

This week The Harris Peppe Team is pleased to feature Naples Boat Charters as our select vendor of the week. Captain Jim Albert will take up to six passengers on board his 33' Sea Ray Sundancer: Maritime Lady, to see beautiful sunsets, dolphins & eagles, luxury homes and gorgeous yachts in Naples Bay. Captain Jim is a USCG licensed & insured Merchant Marine Captain who pilots The Naples Princess, and

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October in Beautiful Naples Florida!

Posted on October 14, 2010

October is a very special month in Naples Florida. [I know, every month is special in Naples Florida--it's true] Summer is winding down, we are all busily getting ready for the influx of "snowbirds"... There are a lot of fun activities going on around town. The weather is near perfect-- not too hot...not too cool...It really is a great time of year to be in paradise! I found a couple

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