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Naples Grape Escape

The Fifth Avenue South Business Improvement District and The Rotary Club of Naples hosted a media event today to announce that they will partner to present The Naples Grape Escape (www.napleswine.org) on November 15 along Fifth Avenue South.

Now in its 10th year, The Naples Grape Escape first was held in a boutique food market. Once the event reached its capacity at that space, it was moved to The Naples Zoo where it was renamed “Grapes & Apes” for the next several years where it once…

Who Should You Tip When Travelling?

Should you leave a tip in your hotel room for housekeeping?  Marriott is launching a program with Maria Shriver this week to put envelopes in hotel rooms to encourage tipping.  Some people seem fine with the idea while others are clearly against it.

Etiquette expert Jacqueline Whitmore is founder of the Protocol School of Palm Beach and author of Poised for Success: Mastering The Four Qualities That Distinguish Outstanding Professionals.

Whitmore says, “I’m in favor of tipping housek…

30 for 30 Fifth Anniversary Collection

Award-Winning 30 for 30 Series Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary with 100-Film Collection Featuring Complete Set of 30 for 30 Films, in Addition to 30 for 30 Soccer Stories, 30 for 30 Shorts, Nine for IX and More

ESPN Films announced today that they will celebrate the five year anniversary of the award-winning 30 for 30 series with the release of the limited edition “30 for 30 Fifth Anniversary Collection” on November 25, 2014.  Widely credited with revitalizing the sports documentary genre…

Catch the Fish; Take the Pic; Win the Prize

Fish 36 group: (Back row, left to right) Krista Thielman, Kirsten Ives,
Jim Griffiths and Richard Paul (kneeling) with Child Care of Southwest Florida
students Nightshade Reasoner, Ya’ryiah McCutcheon and Lelani Britton.

Anglers, grab your poles and mark your calendars for Oct. 3-5 for a different 36-hour fishing contest to benefit Child Care of Southwest Florida. During the inaugural Fish36 weekend, competitors will be e…

JENGA GIANT

Get ready for bigger build-ups and bigger crashes, as the classic block-stacking, stack-crashing game Jenga® now has its own GIANT counterpart! Jenga® GIANT™ debuts on Amazon and with other retailers this month, joining the world famous Jenga® brand which has sold more than 70 million games worldwide.

Manufactured and distributed by Art’s Ideas, Jenga® GIANT™ is the only genuine, licensed, giant, wood Jenga® game.  It weighs a total of 17 lbs. and can stack up to three feet…

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Entering its 55th year, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show® (FLIBS), the largest in-water boat show in the world, is set to take place from Oct. 30 through Nov. 3, attracting an international audience of hundreds of thousands of marine enthusiasts to the “Yachting Capital of the World.” From astonishing super-yachts to fishing boats, runabouts and boats for every budget, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show delivers the excitement of boating, for any lifestyle. Each ye…

World-Class Tennis Returns to South Seas Island Resort

Returning to beautiful Captiva, Florida, this November will be the South Seas Island Resort Women’s Pro Classic (http://ssirproclassic.com/$50,000 USTA Pro Circuit Event getting underway from November 2nd-9th. After a successful inaugural event in 2013 showcasing the game’s emerging and future tennis stars on the WTA Tour, world class tennis will be in full-swing again this November at the award-winning South Seas Island Resort as the last stop on the 2014 USTA Pro Circuit Women…

Fall in Love Again at South Seas Island Resort

 

Framed by the tranquil waters of the Gulf of Mexico, the South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island invites couples to enjoy a romantic escape this fall with its “Fall in Love with Captiva…Just Escape” package. As part of the promotion, couples receive a $100 credit for use on any number of activities at the resort from a relaxing visit to the spa to a romantic dinner. In addition, couples can enjoy daily breakfast for two at the resort’s signature Harbourside Bar & Grill, over…

Progressive Insurance Tampa Boat Show

Premier boating event brings hundreds of new boats and on-water fun to Tampa Convention Center & Harbor, Drops Anchor Sept. 5-7

The 2014 Progressive Insurance Tampa Boat Show, the area’s only in-water boat show and official kick-off to fall boating season, sets sail September 5-7 to showcase the marine industry’s newest boats and accessories and provide aquatic attractions for all ages. Visitors to the Bay Area’s largest boat show can view, board and enjoy one-of-a-kind deals on hundre…

Naples’ Mediterra first ever USTA-sanctioned Tiebreak Tournament

The Club at Mediterra will host a new type of tennis tournament, the one-day Tiebreak, Saturday, Aug. 9.  Instead of best of three sets, each match will be best of three 10-point “match tiebreaks”

For example, a score might be 10-6, 8-10, 10-6. That’s a total of 50 points, which is comparable to playing a set with a score of six games to three.

Mediterra’s Director of Tennis, Michael Baldwin, a member of a USTA Adult Competition Special Project Team tasked with creating compet…