Russo’s Neighborhood Ristorante and Bar served its last Pasta e Risotto on Wednesday, Nov. 7 after 30 years of providing delicious food, a warm atmosphere, and family service to the community in Naples and beyond. As it had been for the last three weeks, the restaurant was packed with customers fiending for one last taste of the iconic Italian Ristorante and holding back tears while hugging the owners, servers, and staff that had become family. Regulars Susie and Randy King s
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Drake Park, located west of Maine Avenue, is named after another Civil War veteran, Col. Charles R. Drake. Col. Drake was the proprietor of the Old Virginia Hotel in Long Beach and the president of the Long Beach Amusement Company. Additionally, he played a major role in bringing the Pacific Electric Company to Long Beach in 1902 and opening the old bathhouse in Belmont Shore. Drake moved to California to make investments in Lon
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You probably didn’t know that Naples’ famed 2nd Street used to be called Gabriella Canal -- because it wasn’t a street at all in the early 1900s, it was a waterway!
“It was named after the San Gabriel River, which was dumped out at the Eastern end of it,” said Naples historian Stan Poe, who has written books on the history of Naples. “Eventually it was filled in due to poor water circulation. And as 2nd Street Canal was filled in an
We sat down with nine-year NFL veteran Jeff Severson at Naples Rib Company to talk about his playing days and music career. He answered all our tough questions, including "how to make sports fun again?" (10:49-31:52). We also talked about this week in sports during "iron sharpens iron" (1:47-9:15) and as always we ended the show with the 908 Athlete of the Week. This week is former Poly Jackrabbit and current Pittsburgh Steeler JuJu Smith-Shuster (33:26-35:27). #jeffseverson