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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PHOTO BY LOUIS VENNE ROGER WILLIAMS A2 OPINION A4 15 MINUTES A6 NAPLES HISTORY A10 BUSINESS B1 NETWORKING B9, 10 & 11 REAL ESTATE B13 ARTS C1 EVENTS C6 & 7 THEATER REVIEW C8 SOCIETY C26, 28 & 29 CUISINE C31 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Vol. I, No. 22 FREE WEEK OF MARCH 5-11, 2009 DATED MATERIAL PLEASE RUSH POSTMASTER REQUESTED IN-HOME DELIVERY DATE: MARCH 5, 2009 POSTAL CUSTOMER Passport to expansionSouthwest Florida businesses grow by reaching beyond domestic borders. B1 Mending Hearts A luncheon at the Ritz for the Shelter, and other see-and-beseen events around town. C26, 28 & 29 The ultimate test driveAAaaahhhh, luxury. Pure, sweet, fabulous luxury. We can all remember back a year or two, before the economy became a teeter-totter and words like luxury evoked conflicting sentiments (joy/guilt, for example). But after spending a sunny Saturday afternoon test-driving exquisite Rolls Royces through town, Ive come to the conclusion that a certain amount of luxury is good for the soul. And theres no question that its motivational. To be honest, I was actually quite BY PAMELA V. KROL _________________________Special to Florida Weekly HEN MORNING BROKE across the District of Columbia on Monday, March 4, 1861, spring had come to town: Trees awakened in leaf and bud, flowers bloomed throughout Washingtons gardens, and James Buchanan met Abraham Lincoln at the Willard Hotel for breakfast. From there they walked armin-arm to the Capitol building, whose dome rose unfinished above the platform where Mr. Lincoln would be sworn in as President of the United States at about 1 p.m. Although lacking any formal religious pretension, Mr. Lincoln decided to follow a precedent WBY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ LIBRARY OF CONGRESS AND GETTY IMGESAfter the election, the euphoria we all felt was extraordinary. Particularly in my conversations with my black friends, we became closer. Audrey Bender, NaplesRACESworn in on the Lincoln Bible: Has our new president changed our feelings on race? Barack Obama places his hand on the Abraham Lincoln Bible as he is sworn in as the 44th president of the U. S. Pam Krol and her personal Rolls Royce salesman on their spin around Naples. SEE RACE, A8 If luxury is wrong, I dont wanna be right SEE ROLLS, A19 Something Wicked The Broadway blockbuster starts its second North American tour this week In Fort Myers. C1 e Run away to the circusYou only have to go as far as Gulf Coast Town Center to get there this month. C1