It looks like SnowThe Phil calls for Phoebe Snows genre-defying voice and wide-ranging repertoire. C1 COLUMN A2 OPINION A4 15 MINUTES A6 NAPLES' HISTORY A10 HEALTHY LIVING A18 BUSINESS B1 NETWORKING B8 & 9 REAL ESTATE B11 ARTS C1 EVENTS C6 & 7 SOCIETY C19, 20 & 21 CUISINE C23 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDEwww.FloridaWeekly.com Vol. I, No. 10 FREE WEEK OF DECEMBER 4-10, 2008Gardening for allNaples Botanical Garden has plans for enabling garden accessible to everyone. A16 DATED MATERIAL PLEASE RUSH POSTMASTER REQUESTED IN-HOME DELIVERY DATE: DECEMBER 4, 2008 POSTAL CUSTOMERBosses' pets Dogs and cats earn their keep by going to work with their owners. B1 A heavenly time for allSee who stepped out for the Angel Ball and other to-dos around town. C19, 20 & 21 Tina Martellacci-Haworth might spot the signs of domestic violence in some women before their doctors or even their friends and family. Like many hairdressers, she learns some personal things about her clients over casual conversation and through up-close observation. A lot of times its little things, when it comes to noticing telltale marks on body and personality, Ms. Martellacci-Haworth said. Its squeeze marks on their hands or wrists Being aware of the problem puts the owner of Paramount Hair Studios in Estero in a unique position to urge those clients to seek help and leave their violent relationships. Southwest Florida agencies like the Shelter for Abused Women & Children in BY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ oridaweekly.com We built it, we own it, we pay $2 or $2.50 to drive across it, we earned $23.5 million from it last year, and were spending $94 million to resurface it now. By just after mid-century, we could be taking in almost a billion dollars a year from it. Whether that longrange estimate is merely futuristic fantasy (it comes from Bill Thorp of the Florida Department of Transportation, whose $954 million figure is based on a $10 toll), one thing is certain: Alligator Alley, the 78-mile artery connecting Naples and Hollywood is a prize, a golden goose worth a lot more than it costs us to maintain. But come Friday, Jan. 9, well consider letting somebody else have the goose. Several foreign companies are bidding to lease the Alley for 50 years, squeezing sizeable profits from it in return for maintaining and managing it, and providing an as-yet-to-benegotiated sum, probably in the high hundreds of millions, up front to the state.BY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@ oridaweekly.com Salons often get to the root of domestic abuse rstSEE ALLEY, A8 SEE SALONS, A15 AlleyPrivatization of toll road has certain risks, incentivesStretching nearly 80 miles and bridging the coasts of Florida, Alligator Alley is up for sale to private bidders in early January. The sale will increase the toll paid to cross the Alley, bringing in revenue for the state and for the private company that buys it.FLORIDA PHOTOGRAPHIC ARCHIVETravelers in 1969 paid $1.50 to cross the Alley. The toll did not go up until 2006, when it jumped to $2.50.This is nothing more than a gimmick to get cash quickly, and just about everyone knows that. Why are they going with this crazy scheme?" Bob Murray, concerned citizen AlligatorCOURTESY PHOTOJennifer Gray, owner of Chameleon Hair Studio & Spa, is trained to spot signs of domestic abuse.