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  • Natalie Guess

The Arts Downtown

Farewell for now, but not goodbye

Amono's and Jane's | Fisher


Through the years, one thing we are assured of is that Naples is growing and changing at every turn. We will not judge it as the future will pass judgment as time goes on. We came to Naples in 1971 and it was a charming, easy-going town that had a laid-back attitude and beautiful weather! In the fifty years moving forward, Collier County has grown by leaps and bounds with those looking for this pleasant environment our area has to offer. It has seen many changes to get where it is today with an active arts community, Naples Botanical Garden, Naples Zoo, several parks, and a variety of attractions to entertain our many residents and visitors. Crayton Cove, for years, has offered a niche that held on to that “Old Naples” feeling and the City Dock hosted numerous charter boats and is the gateway to activities on the water.

L to R: Passing Clouds | Fisher | Paradise Path | Atkielski | Jane's, Naples | Flynn | Palms By Bleu Provence | Barton


This is the last month that Napoli on the Bay Pizzeria and The Phil Fisher/Guess-Fisher Galleries will be in their location in Crayton Cove as the building they are in is planned to be razed. It was our favorite location ever and fit the artwork that we were marketing to the public. The galleries will be taking a break, after forty years, from a “brick and mortar” location for six months and see what life brings. Holding onto our phone numbers and our internet connections such as websites and Instagram, we can be reached, but for now, the month of April, we are located at the intersection of Eighth Street South and Twelfth Avenue South by the flagpole on the Bay, where you can catch a snippet of what Naples was years ago.



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