Naples Florida weekly

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Naples Florida weekly : your news and entertainment source
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V. 1 no. 1 (October 2, 2008) -

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Happy New Year!Our guide has tips for stepping out and for staying at home. C12-19 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 Vol. I, No. 13 FREE WEEK OF DECEMBER 25-31, 2008Young Professionals at Saks Fifth AvenueAnd other festivities all around town.C20 & 21 DATED MATERIAL PLEASE RUSH POSTMASTER REQUESTED IN-HOME DELIVERY DATE: DECEMBER 25, 2008 POSTAL CUSTOMERAvian eating manners Birds' beaks serve an important purpose at mealtime. A12 Big fans of Big Cypress New entrepreneurs are sold on this new market place. B1 While holiday lights have taken a shine to light-emitting diodes as replacements for incandescent bulbs, University of Florida researchers are celebrating LED technology for another application: bettergrowing crops. In addition to staying cool to the touch, lasting longer and using up to 90 percent less energy, LEDs can also be designed to emit specific frequencies of light that promote plant growth. Everyone knows about greenhouses or home growers that use these special fluorescent white lights or filtered light to help plants grow, says Kevin Folta, a horticulture researcher at the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. Light is the language plants listen to when deciding how to grow and were learning how to speak these various ways to make plants do what we want them to do, when we want them to do it. In a paper published in a special December issue of the journal HortScience, Mr.Plant researchers turned on by LED technology SEE LED, A8 veryAfairyChristmas BY NANCY STETSONnews@ Christmas decorations are about magic, says Mark Vanagas. Those who step into the Neapolitan home he shares with wife Dot Auchmoody cant help but agree. Every December the couple transforms their home into a Christmas fairyland. Visitors, children and adults alike, tend to respond the same: Jaws drop. Eyes widen in wonder, trying to take it all in. The main Christmas tree in the living room there are two more trees in the family room is chock full of fanciful ornaments, feathers, beads, garland, tree branches, grape vines, birds nests and white lights. You can look at it for more than an hour and still discover something new, much like a three-dimensional version of those childrens books that cram diverse items into one picture and thenSEE FAIRY, A8 SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY