Naples Preservation

Naples residents sue city over proposed 7-Eleven gas station

The city of Naples hasn't approved a new gas station in years, and when it did, the station was put in the city's poorest neighborhood, according to a newly filed lawsuit against the city.

According to the lawsuit, 22 River Park residents claim their civil rights were violated by the city council's approval of an eight-pump 7-Eleven gas station.

Underground parking still up in the air for Naples council

Underground parking up in the air in Naples. Old Naples residents and others who frequent Fifth Avenue South want more public scrutiny of redevelopment projects that are setting a new precedent for downtown builders. But there was no finality Monday to the issue of whether plans that include underground parking should receive oversight from Naples City Council.