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Id wandered out of the cabin where my mother and grandmother were cleaning up after dinner (as we called the noon meal she served to all of us at once, including cowhands). Without much thought, I eased past the waist-high pile of old deer and elk antlers lying bone-white in the Colorado sun, ignored the outhouse and the chicken coop, briefly considered climbing into the hay barn beyond, then slipped warily along the flank of the big corrals, with the grain room and the saddle room standing above the fence rails like guard stations. On that day the corrals held about 20 head of yearling steers, as I remember it that was usually the case. Every one of them stopped chewing to eye me intently, their heads up, their nostrils flaring, breaking the still life only to lift a nervous tail and pie the dry dirt. Sometimes a small contingent would panic and wheel away across the corral; other times one or two would step out front and move with me inside the fence, hinting at belligerence. Once below the corrals, I made my way slowly across the long meadow to the south, toward the 14,000-foot Sangre de Cristos, which poked their pointy heads above the entire valley from a distance of 60 miles or so. No one noticed me, but when I reached the edge of the valley where the pine and aspen woods rose steeply and broke away from Wilson Creek to rise and fall over miles of ridges, I glanced back just once to make sure. Thats when it happened, and thats why I remember it so well: Death became a real possibility to me. Or at least an intimation of the pure absence of those I loved most finally dawned on me. For the first time, I understood something of uncut solitude, something of unsalvageable loss and I tasted the gorge of despair that goes with it for the inexperienced. What if, through no fault of my own, I was suddenly bereft, I wondered? What if I couldnt find my father down in the valley somewhere, because he was dead? What if I returned to that cabin to find everyone I ever knew or cared about gone, and now merely history? What would that feel like? It was also the first time I felt heavy dread, while standing alone. Besides, I was about to enter the heavy woods where black bears and mountain lions had been known to wander good reason for dread, as I viewed it. Since Id been prohibited from carrying or handling any rifle without my father present until I was older, I felt meanly placed, unjustifiably ill-equipped. I had my pocketknife and my slingshot, of course, but they began to seem less significant than they had up near the house. Then, Id considered myself the near-equal of Jim Bridger and Hugh Glass, so Id devised a foolish plan: To sneak into the woods and find Daddy, who had left with a gun in his hand hours before. Down in the valley the silence was complete. In those days, a week could go by before any other human being even happened past in a truck the nearest inhabited house was five miles away. Every couple of weeks, maybe, an airplane would go over. A single fly or a passing honeybee could seem as loud in the still air as a bow drawn suddenly over fiddle strings. And the sudden staccato rattle of a grasshopper, only faintly resembling the timber rattlesnakes of which I was afraid, could rocket a boy like me a boy with an eight-cylinder imagination in four-cylinder courage a good foot into orbit. I climbed up on a rock and tried to deal with the completely novel feelings. I watched the sky. I studied the great shadows of clouds sliding darkly through the pines on distant hillsides. I strained my eyes as far as I could see, ranging miles of country in hope of catching even the slightest movement that would foretell my fathers return. But he didnt come. I had to deal with loneliness alone. I noticed something, though; every time that unspeakable sadness would rise in me, every time I felt tears breeching, the hard land would shift or move or puff. A breeze, a distant bird swooping downward from the higher trees, a nearby chipmunk foraging something would happen. And then it would settle back again, implacable, eternal. Implacable and eternal. The Ute Indians had seen it and watched it forever, I knew. My grandfather and homesteaders I never met because they were dead before I was born had seen it. My parents and aunts and uncles had seen it and watched it. I had now seen it, and somebody would come after me to see it, too. The earth and sky didnt care if all of us were history and all of us are history, at one point or another. Perversely, perhaps, that gave me a sense of peace. And peace (I was incapable of this reasoning at the time) is a condition of mind that can tolerate any solitude, no matter how difficult. All of that came back to me the other day in about 30 seconds, when I looked into the beautiful, the uncompromising, the unflinching solitude of Clyde Butcher. Shortly after his son was killed in an automobile in 1986, he took a photograph called Ochopee. A distant and solitary island of trees lies sandwiched between earth and sky, the endless sawgrass rising below, the limitless clouds drifting above. Haunting in its loneliness, Mr. Butchers photo captures something implacable and eternal: that great natural peace that endures all torment. Note: This column first appeared on Sept. 1, 2010. Mr. Butchers exhibit of photos, America the Beautiful, hangs March 18-May 1 at his Big Cypress Gallery on U.S. 41 in eastern Collier County.The great natural peace that endures all torment rogerWILLIAMS firstname.lastname@example.orgCOMMENTARY
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 richLOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly OPINIONNo substitute for victory amyGOODMANSpecial to Florida Weekly The bipartisan nuclear bailoutSuper Tuesday demonstrated the rancor rife in Republican ranks, as the four remaining major candidates slug it out to see how far to the right of President Barack Obama they can go. While attacking him daily for the high cost of gasoline, both sides are traveling down the same perilous road in their support of nuclear power. This is mind-boggling, on the first anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, with the chair of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission warning that lessons from Fukushima have not been implemented in this country. Nevertheless, Democrats and Republicans agree on one thing: Theyre going to force nuclear power on the public, despite the astronomically high risks, both financial and environmental. One year ago, on March 11, 2011, the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami hit the northeast coast of Japan, causing more than 15,000 deaths, with 3,000 more missing and thousands of injuries. Japan is still reeling from the devastation environmentally, economically, socially and politically. Naoto Kan, Japans prime minister at the time, said last July, We will aim to bring about a society that can exist without nuclear power. He resigned in August after shutting down production at several power plants. He said that another catastrophe could force the mass evacuation of Tokyo, and even threaten Japans very existence. Only two of the 54 Japanese power plants that were online at the time of the Fukushima disaster are currently producing power. Kans successor, Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, supports nuclear power, but faces growing public opposition to it. This stands in stark contrast to the United States. Just about a year before Fukushima, President Obama announced $8 billion in loan guarantees to the Southern Company, the largest energy producer in the southeastern U.S., for the construction of two new nuclear power plants in Waynesboro, Ga., at the Vogtle power plant, on the South Carolina border. Since the 1979 nuclear accident at Three Mile Island in Pennsylv ania, and then the catastrophe at Chernobyl in 1986, there have been no new nuclear power plants built in the U.S. The 104 existing nuclear plants are all increasing in age, many nearing their originally slated life expectancy of 40 years. While campaigning for president in 2008, Barack Obama promised that nuclear power would remain part of the U.S.s energy mix. His chief adviser, David Axelrod, had consulted in the past for Illinois energy company ComEd, a subsidiary of Exelon, a major nuclear-energy producer. Obamas former chief of staff Rahm Emanuel played a key role in the formation of Exelon. In the past four years, Exelon employees have contributed more than $244,000 to the Obama campaign and that is not counting any soft-money contributions to PACs, or direct, corporate contributions to the new super PACs. Lamented by many for breaking key campaign promises (like closing Guantanamo, or accepting super PAC money), President Obama is fulfilling his promise to push nuclear power. That is why several groups sued the Nuclear Regulatory Commission last month. The NRC granted approval to the Southern Company to build the new reactors at the Vogtle plant despite a no vote from the NRC chair, Gregory Jaczko. He objected to the licenses over the absence of guarantees to implement recommendations made following the Japanese disaster. Jaczko said, I cannot support issuing this license as if Fukushima never happened. Stephen Smith, executive director of the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, one of the plaintiffs in the suit against the NRC, explained how advocates for nuclear power distort market forces, since private investors simply dont want to touch nuclear: Theyve asked the federal government for loan guarantees to support the project, and they have not revealed the terms of that loan guarantee ... its socializing the risk and privatizing the profits. The Nuclear Information and Resource Service, noting the ongoing Republican attack on President Obamas loan guarantee to the failed solar power company Solyndra, said, The potential for taxpayer losses that would dwarf the Solyndra debacle is extraordinarily high ... this loan would be 15 times larger than the Solyndra loan, and is probably 50 times riskier. As long as our politicians dance to the tune of their donors, the threat of nuclear disaster will never be far off. Denis Moynihan contributed research to this column. Amy Goodman is the host of Democracy Now!, a daily international TV/radio news hour airing on more than 1,000 stations in North America. She is the author of Breaking the Sound Barrier, recently released in paperback and now a New York Times best-seller.If anyone does a year-end wrap-up of the worst ideas of 2012, losing the presidential election deserves to be high on the list. A note of gloomy wishfulness has entered Republican thinking of late. Maybe a loss in November (if Mitt Romney wins the nomination) wont be so bad because a cleansing fire will rid the party of moderates once and for all. Or, from the opposite point of view (if Rick Santorum or Newt Gingrich were somehow to get nominated), a devastating defeat will teach the partys purists a lesson. In any event, a Republican Congress could foil President Barack Obamas noxious initiatives in a second term. All of this is hopefulness masquerading as hardheadedness. No shift in the balance of power within the Republican Party, no congressional check on the president, no silver lining can possibly outweigh the setback the GOP will suffer if President Obama wins a second term. Assuming its not struck down by the Supreme Court, ObamaCare will be on the books until 2017, and probably forevermore. No matter how unpopular now, it will eventually become part of the permanent architecture of the welfare state, as unmovable as almost every other entitlement. It wont be long before Republicans are couching their criticisms of the program in terms of saving it. The repeal movement will eventually feel as dated as opposition to the creation of Medicare. If Republicans hold the House and at least a substantial minority in the Senate, the presidents ability to pass major new programs will be limited. But the debate over the Health and Human Services contraception mandate demonstrates the power and discretion attendant to controlling the executive branch. The administration came up with the rule mandating coverage with no exemption for religious institutions all on its own. What could congressional Republicans do to stop it? Nothing. This is a theme. What could congressional Republicans do to stop the auto bailouts? Nothing. The Libya War? Nothing. The Federal Reserves quantitative easing? Nothing. They objected to the administrations dithering on the Keystone Pipeline, so they included a requirement that President Obama make a decision in an unrelated piece of must-pass legislation. He escaped this clever trap by rejecting the pipeline. This is the tale of congressional frustration when Republicans have been united. Theres no guarantee that they will remain so if their numbers diminish next year and if their standing with the public remains low. President Obama will presumably replace the liberal Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who will be 80 in 2013, with another liberal who will serve for another 30 years. If Justice Anthony Kennedy or Justice Antonin Scalia steps aside (both born in 1936), he gets the opportunity to shift the balance of the court for decades. The downbeat musings on the right are driven by the dreary primary season and the belief that the partys nominee will be weak. But so is the president, who leads likely nominee Mitt Romney only narr owly even after his season of self-inflicted wounds. For Republicans, the general election is still winnable, and there is no substitute for victory. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. 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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA6 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 Dwight Brock is serving his fifth consecutive four-year term as the clerk of the circuit court of Collier County. As a licensed attorney at law in Florida and a CPA, he is uniquely qualified for his duties as the accountant, auditor, keeper of public records (court, land and financial) and watchdog of public funds for Collier County. Each year, Dwight speaks to dozens of homeowner, civic and community groups to explain the role and responsibilities of his office and to answer questions from the public. He also leads several free seminars for the public every year about various topics, from evicting tenants to filing a small claims case. His most popular seminar is Searching Public Records Using CollierClerk.com. He also commissioned the design of a curriculum for the Collier County School District to help students understand more about local government and the role of the county clerk, and he volunteers his time to work with students at the Ave Maria Law School. A 1975 graduate of Florida State University, he earned an MBA from Stetson University in 1979 and a juris doctorate from Nova Law Center in 1982. Prior to serving as clerk, Dwight was assistant state attorney for 10 years in the 20th Judicial Circuit, where he was involved in several notable cases, including the Steven Benson pipe bomb murder in the mid-1980s. In that case, Margaret Benson, 63, was sitting in her Chevy Suburban in the driveway of her Quail Creek home when a pipe bomb exploded between the front seats, killing her and her adopted son, Scott, 21. A daughter, Carol Lynn Benson Kendall, 42, was severely burned by the explosion of a second pipe bomb moments later. The other son, Steven Benson, 34, wasnt scratched as he watched from near the entrance to the familys home. He offered no assistance and eventually was convicted of the crimes. As an expert in white-collar crime, Dwights work on the case involved determining the Steven Bensons motives through reviewing records of the familys millions of dollars. Dwight was born in the Florida Panhandle and grew up in the small town of Vernon, where he still owns a family farm. When time allows, he returns there to farm, hunt and enjoy the simplicities of small-town life. He and his wife, Cheryl, and son, Bradley, reside in Naples. About to graduate from Gulf Coast High School, Bradley is an Eagle Scout and a member of his schools marching band and swim team. He was recently named to the Speedo National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches of America Academic All-American Team. Its easy to see why his father is so proud. Now back to Dwights official duties, of which he is also proud (and rightfully PROFILES IN PARADISEA steadfast custodian of Collier County funds i w i m M C Q bobHARDEN e-mail: email@example.com Talking points with Dwight BrockSomething thats been on your mind: Why government seems to want to control everything. What your mother was always right about: Her philosophy that one should never undertake any activity that one does not intend to do to the best of ones ability. What makes you laugh: The wonders of the outdoors. Last book you read: Dead Silence by Randy White Something youll never understand: Some peoples view that even though it might be illegal, the ends justify the means. Pet peeve: I cannot tolerate dishonesty or untruthfulness Something people might be surprised to nd out about you: I love dogs. Our mother-anddaughter Labradors, Carmel and Maddie, are house pets and trained hunting retrievers. What are you most proud of? My son. First job: I always worked on our family farm but did not consider that a job; it was a responsibility to my parents. My rst job was doing odd jobs baling hay, loading watermelons on another farm. What the Paradise Coast really needs: Not sure, as we already have so much to be thankful for. Favorite thing about the Paradise Coast: The interesting and talented people it attracts.so). It was his steadfast determination to protect the publics right to know how tax dollars were being spent in Collier County that led to the recent Florida court ruling affirming the clerks role in maintaining a system of checks and balances in local government. When the Collier County Commission challenged the clerks power to audit contracts and financial transactions in the county government, Dwight challenged back. After a lengthy legal battle (at a cost of about $5 million to county taxpayers) the Second District Court of Appeals affirmed the clerks role as auditor and custodian of all county funds. As a strong supporter of transparency and accountability in local, state and federal government, I appreciate Dwight Brocks tenacity in maintaining that for us on the Paradise Coast. Bob Harden is the producer and host of The Bob Harden Show, airing from 7-8 a.m. weekdays at www.bobharden.com. The show is archived for listeners convenience.
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 addict and kill people who often acquire them illegally. To others, her businesses offer legitimate relief from chronic pain that most people cant fathom. Whos right? Here, Florida Weekly provides the information that will let you decide. One thing is certain: Addiction to legal pain medications now places costly, sometimes tragic burdens on every community. These days, Ms. Touheys staff numbers about 65 statewide, including physicians assistants, nurses and as many as 15 licensed doctors, she says. Her clinics one each in Orange, Charlotte and Palm Beach counties, and two each in Lee and Dade operate on a cash-only basis. In her eyes, that represents an egalitarian ideal. Its a virtue, not a vice. Insurance is not required to be a patient here, Ms. Touhey explains. Health care should not just be for people who are insured or can afford it, it has to be available to everyone. That is, everyone who can pay $250 or so typically the going price for visits to cash-only clinics unless first-time or coupon deals are available, say those who visit or manage them. But cash only (or cash mostly) is a red flag for law enforcement investigators and pharmacists required by new laws to question many prescriptions for opioids, they say. Opioids are narcotic pain relievers, a family of drugs closely related to heroin and including such legal variations as morphine, methadone and oxycodone. The most popular, oxycodone, was created in the early 1900s and primarily used as an alternative to morphine for treating terminal patients and to relieve pain for the first few days after surgery. Although prescriptions for opioids may be legal, so-called doctor shoppers and others develop illegal strategies to multiply their pain-med purchases and sell the drugs on the street, police investigations show. Thats led to an epidemic more destructive than the crack-cocaine plague of the 1980s and s, more deadly in its annual body count than traffic accidents by about twice, and much more dangerous and widespread than the use of any strictly illegal drugs. This is pervasive, its in all levels of society, every socio-economic level, every race, both sexes, everywhere, says Lt. Harold Minch, head of narcotics and vice investigations in the Collier County Sheriffs Office. Heres how we have experienced it through our lens as a detoxification program, explains Alex Garcia-Barbon, detox program director at Southwest Florida Addiction Services, which takes patients from several counties: Two to three years ago, the majority of our patients would have been alcohol patients, 45 and over. Today about 75 percent of our patients are opiate patients. And the age group has decreased. Now, the majority of patients are between 19 and 34. One perfectly legal painkilling opiate in particular, oxycodone, is responsible for more deaths than alcohol, cocaine and heroin combined, according to the state medical examiner and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Mr. Garcia-Barbon outlines the breadth of the problem in a few simple numbers: 72 percent of the 1,565 patients his agency treated last year were opiate abusers or addicts, he says. About 86 percent of those relied on oxycodone that appears in several brand-name drugs, 12 percent relied on heroin, 1 percent on methadone and 1 percent on other prescriptions such as vicodin or percocet. Lee Memorial Health Systems, meanwhile, has seen a 682 percent increase in opiate users in the last three years, he says.The big surpriseFor cops on the street and for everybody else, it all came as a big surprise. Right now in Florida its as close to an epidemic as (weve had) since the early 1990s, when crack was dominant, says Lee Sheriffs Capt. Matt LaClair. I never thought crack would be replaced. But even a couple of years ago on the street, (we) didnt know how bad it was. For your undercover guys now, its easier to buy pills than cocaine. The epidemic arrived almost unseen. And it hit hard. In a single year between July 1, 2009, and June 30, 2010, about 1,400 people in Florida died with oxycodone in their systems, usually in combination with other drugs or alcohol, according to the state medical examiner. The cause of death for 8,653 of the 171,300 Floridians who died that year was listed as drugs, with pain medications playing the most prominent role. In 2006, the Lee Sheriffs Office had one detective working the problem, says Major Jim Jones. Now we have five detectives, a sergeant and an analyst because its become such an epidemic. If you have a bag of weed, thats pretty easy for us. If you have a scrip drug and a scrip (slang for prescription), thats not so easy. So investigations take many months and crimes are not easy to prove. That makes it no less an epidemic. The beefing up of law enforcement, along with recent local ordinances prohibiting the opening of new pain-med clinics owned by people who arent doctors and a new state law requiring all pharmacists to track prescription requests for pain medications in a statewide database, is having some effect. The street price has jumped from about $10 per pill to about $25 a pill, police say. Thus, a prescription of 250 easily obtained pills containing oxycodone, for example, can be worth $6,250 in illegal sales. Those sales happen not only on the rough streets, but in the whitecollar workplace, in the fancy restaurant and the dive bar, in the neighborhood and at school.The other side of the coinBut Ms. Touhey and others who own pain management clinics insist their businesses are essential, not only because they help many people who legitimately and often desperately need relief, but because they dont require insurance for treatment. For example, we have a large Medicaid base, but Medicaid doesnt pay for pain management, she says. (The state program helps low-income pregnant women and children, those over 65, and the blind, disabled, and nursing-home needy.) So how are those people going to get the help they need? Theyll get it by paying cash for the drugs that work. Her clinics and others in the region that supply the chronic pain market there were 28 total in Lee, 10 in Collier County and eight in Charlotte as of about 15 months ago, state officials say rely heavily on opioids such as oxycodone. Six of the nations 100 doctors who prescribed the most oxycodone in 2010 were living in Southwest Florida, and 98 of the top 100 were living in the state itself, according to figures provided by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. One of them, Dr. Anthony Posca, began working last July at Ms. Touheys Bonita Springs clinic, Southwest Florida Medical Solutions. He was arrested in October and indicted with six other doctors on federal charges that included drug conspiracy, distributing oxycodone that lead to death in a patient, and money laundering, all in Jacksonville pain management clinics. There, the indictment showed, doctors were taking in as much as $12,000 per week. She knew nothing of his behavior or habits when she hired him, Ms. Touhey told daily newspapers, and she fired him when she learned of the arrest. Although some doctors behave unethically, Ms. Touhey admits, most do a great deal of good. Patients come in, fill out a medical history, have a physical, allow a doctor to determine their needs and their risk of addiction, and then get a prescription for pain. Her doctors refer any patients who fall into a routine of abuse or addiction to such treatment centers as The Willough or the David Lawrence Center in Naples, Ms. Touhey says. But the legitimate need remains huge, she adds. We treat trauma cases. We have patients who have been attacked, patients who have deteriorating bone diseases, and the bone structure wont support their bodyweight any longer. We have all kinds of amputees. One of our patients is a man with both of his legs cut off below the hip another man carries him in here. We treat HIV and AIDs pain. Gunshots. Indeed, the question of what constitutes pain is frequently arbitrary, says Mr. Garcia-Barbon at Southwest Florida Addiction Services. The main issue here is that no one can determine if youre in pain or not. The person really hurting is that patient with legitimate pain. Now that patient is PAINFrom page 1 OSVALDO PADILLA / FLORIDA WEEKLYAbove: Two victims Katie Ley, left, fights her addiction with help from therapist Rosemary Boisvert, whose son died of an overdose four years ago. Mrs. Boisvert is managing director of the Transitional Living Center at Southwest Florida Addiction Services. Right: An austere detox room at SWFAS, where addicts spend seven to 10 days cleansing themselves of opioids. Several more weeks or months of therapy are required to help patients control their desire for the drug. GARCIA-BARBON
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 NEWS A9 going to the pharmacy, and some pharmacies are not filling oxycodone even when its prescribed. So that patient is not able to get it, because of how much its being abused. Ms. Touheys clinics support every law enforcement effort made to curtail the illegal sale of prescribed drugs, she notes, adding that the new laws and stricter enforcement should have happened a long time ago. Nevertheless, she insists, These people need their medications. It might be for six months, it might be for two years. But the pain medications allow them to work, and to carry on their lives.The Paul Sloan viewPaul Sloan ardently and aggressively agrees. Mr. Sloan is one of the most vocal defenders of pain management clinics that, he insists, follow all the rules and help police enforce them. Like Ms. Touhey, he is also an entrepreneur. As he recounts the story, while looking for a new business opportunity about six years ago, he went to supper with a doctor friend one evening and asked his advice. The doctor encouraged him to open a pain management clinic. I cant own a pain management clinic, Im not a medical professional, I told him. Yes, you can, he told me. So he did. Now he owns two one in Sarasota and one in Fort Myers and he employs licensed doctors for each, he says. To defend the reputation of his increasingly disreputable line of work, Mr. Sloan also founded a Tallahasseebased lobbying organization, the Florida Society of Pain Management Providers. Pain clinics, he argues, are now subject to a witch hunt by two groups, both of them positioned to make a great deal of money from the persecution of legitimate pain management businesses. First, he points to about 250 doctors in the state who make their professions managing pain. Those doctors, he claims, dont want competition from other doctors getting into the business, and they sit on professional boards that hear complaints of abuse by other doctors. Then they recommend taking away their licenses to practice medicine. And second, he fingers the entire law enforcement community from the attorney general on down, whose war on drugs, in particular on opioids that are legal, allows agencies to beef up budgets, bring in new staff, purchase new equipment, and carry on like a growing corporation, while simultaneously ignoring the rights of patients to relieve pain, he says. There is a problem with addiction to opioids, but its small in the scheme of things. And its been blown up and based on false statistics, Mr. Sloan argues. They cherry-pick their numbers. You have 75 people a day die from smoking. You have 17 die from alcohol abuse everyday. Based on what I consider to be false science, they say there are seven a day dying from prescription drug abuse. In fact, the FDLE doubles that figure, putting it at 13.5 per day. I dont know any socially redeeming factors for alcohol and cigarettes, Mr. Sloan says. But these (pain med) prescriptions are the difference between life and terrible suffering or death for many people. The false science in the official figures, he theorizes, has to do with the fact that evidence of prescription drugs that might not have been used in months gets into the fatty tissues of a body and begins to break down as soon as death occurs, which means it gets identified in coroners reports and sometimes cited as a cause. (Police investigators, on the other hand, say evidence of opioid abuse in a corpse sometimes dissipates too quickly to be counted as a cause, so the death rate from oxycodone and other drugs may actually be higher than the numbers show.) Solving the big problem of abuse and addiction will require taking away the demand for the drug, not the supply, and that can be done by moving money from the war on drugs to education, and by teaching young people the risks. Or by pouring that money into treatment and detoxification centers, Mr. Sloan suggests.Whos at faultLaudable as that may be in the opinions of some, for others law enforcement officials and doctors who see the downside of pain management using opiate-based drugs Ms. Touhey and Mr. Sloan, no matter how legitimate their businesses, remain part of the problem, not part of the solution to an epidemic that destroys lives and kills people. But whos at fault depends on whos doing the faulting. Some Lee Countys Major Jones for example blame individuals who buy the drugs in the first place. But many others, including several of his own detectives, blame doctors and pharmacists lured by easy cash men or women who use their scrip pads as cash machines, in the words of Lt. Chris Reeves, an investigator in the Lee County Sheriffs Office. But all of them agree on one thing: the question always comes down to personal responsibility and personal ethics, except for hard addicts, who have lost their souls to need and therefore have no sense of either. Its about doctors willing to hand this stuff out just to make money theyre just drug dealers wearing lab coats. Hippocrates would be rolling over in his grave, insists Lt. Minch in Collier County. Many doctors and pharmacists agree with that unflattering assessment of a few of their peers: They bemoan the fact that narcotics prescribed for longterm pain relief often doom patients to continued suffering, without addressing the root causes of their pain. Youve had unscrupulous doctors masquerading as pain management doctors who were prescribing meds to patients with addiction problems for cash remuneration, says Dr. Jonathan Daitch, a partner in Advanced Pain Management and Spine Specialists in Fort Myers, and an outspoken critic of cash-only clinics and those he deems frivolous. Thats what this all boils down to.Tragic endings, formidable struggles In the minds of many, it also boils down to betrayal and terrible suffering. It boils down to shattered lives, broken families and endless subterfuge, not to mention crimes committed by addicts who require increasing quantities of an opioid as they struggle to meet hundreds-of-dollars-per-day habits. And it boils down to mortality. Oxycodone, usually used with other drugs or alcohol, killed 36 percent of Floridians who died from legal pain medications in 2010, according to the FDLE and the state Medical Examiner. By comparison, methadone (with or without other drugs) killed 35 percent, hydrocordone used with other substances killed 17 percent and morphine killed 12 percent of those who died with opiate-based drugs in their systems, according to the official statistics. But those stiff numbers fail to show the suffering that goes along with the dying, not only for addicts but for people who love them. We went out the night before to a couple of bars, we were hanging out, then it was 3 a.m. and I was back at our place cooking everyone food, recalls Katie Ley, a 28-year-old opioid addict now in a detoxification program at Southwest Florida Addiction Services. That was the life she and her boyfriend had become accustomed to at the time. Finally we went to bed. At about 8 a.m. we woke up and I looked at my boyfriend lying beside me and he was blue. And blood was coming out of his mouth and nose. Her boyfriend was not only blue, he was dead. She and her roommate were taken into custody, questioned by police, and released. We were mixing alcohol and pills and you know its bad but I was too busy worrying about myself to worry about anyone else. And when he died, that just made me use more. I would get messed up so I wouldnt have to think about it, she recounts grimly now, sitting in a room near Rosemary Boisvert, managing director of the transitional living center at the facility. Mrs. Boisvert understands intimately. Her two sons, Bret and Jay, were also addicts lying to the family, struggling When oxycodone kills addicts, it usually does so in tandem with other drugs such as Xanax or alcohol. But whether or not it proves fatal, as an opioid it significantly and destructively alters brain function, explains Bob Long. Mr. Long, with Dr. Raymond Johnson, a psychiatrist, manages Nova Medical, a Southwest Florida detox practice that helps addicts stop using opioids such as oxycodone, methadone or heroin. Here Mr. Long describes opioid addiction in a nutshell. We have billions of pleasure receptors in our brain. A molecule of oxycodone goes into a receptor and bonds and releases to that receptor at a rate of about 4,000 times per second, according to medical research. That constant bonding and releasing over time beats that receptor down until a person needs more and more just to feel normal. So its not unusual for some people we treat here to be taking as many as 30 oxys a day thats between 300 and 900 milligrams, which could kill a healthy person. The drug becomes the only thing addicts can think about. Besides that, it ruins your gastrointestinal system, your immune system breaks down because you cant absorb nutrients, of course it damages your liver, and it can slow down your breathing, he explains. Thats why people die sometimes they just forget to breathe. Especially if they mix it with benzodiazepines like Xanax. That intensifies the danger, because those drugs also slow down respiration. Dr. Johnson, like some other doctors working to beat opioid addictions with patients, uses a class 3 opioid called suboxone. By comparison to oxycodone, it bonds to and releases from pleasure receptors in the brain about once every eight minutes, instead of 4,000 times a second. Therefore, when patients start using it, they dont need to increase doses. On the contrary, they can decrease them over time. Most people cant do this alone, they cant quit cold turkey especially if theyve been using oxycodone for more than a year, because they become so violently ill, Mr. Long explains. Its a terrible thing to see suffering on a level most of us have never experienced. How oxycodone assaults the minds and bodies of addicts New laws for a new epidemicPushers 1, Cops Zip. In almost eight months since the police agencies from seven counties joined forces to stop pill mills pain management clinics whose doctors prescribe massive quantities of opiate-based drugs with few questions asked to streams of patients who then sell them on the street illegally not a single case has been brought to court in the 20th Judicial Circuit of Southwest Florida. But the games not over. Following Gov. Rick Scotts approval of a pill mill bill (House Bill 7095) last June, police agencies from Charlotte, Collier, Lee, Hendry, DeSoto, Sarasota and Manatee counties now share $3 million for overtime, joint planning, and other costs required to bust bad guys. The scoreboard re ects a signi cant fact in the ght against pill mills: cases require months, if not years, of undercover buys, digging through data and old-fashioned gumshoeing to make charges stick. While investigators continue to work the problem, theyre zealously enforcing the doctorshopping bill approved by former Gov. Charlie Crist in 2008. That one spotlights buyers and users, not sellers. Hardly a day goes by without another mug shot of alleged doctor shoppers appearing on the monitors of the news-consuming Southwest Florida public. The strategy attacks the problem from the demand side of the economic equation, snaring users and charging them with what is now a felony visiting various doctors and/or lying to obtain prescriptions. Trapping a ringleaderOne thoroughfare in the Oxycontin Express (the dubious nickname given to Florida) ran straight out of Cape Coral, through Fort Myers and up to Worcester, Mass. Thats where Chad Barrie Currie would ship about 10,000 pills a month in 2010, earning between $18,000-$20,000 in cash for each delivery. According to a Lee County sheriffs investigator, Mr. Currie had about 30 people doctorshopping for him on the states east coast. When authorities searched his home, they found dozens of bottles lled with OxyContin, Xanax, methadone, Vicodin and Lorcet. He pled no contest and is scheduled to be released from prison in 2018. CURRIEDAITCH Drugs with Oxycodone: OxyContin Percodan Percocet Roxicet Roxicodone
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They were using together that night it was on the 24th of January and the next morning Bret woke up and Jay did not. He died of his prescription medication. Families need to understand how bad it is, how much this hurts. At that point, I was almost grateful because Jay wasnt chasing the devil anymore. Every waking moment it was, How am I going to get that drug, who will I lie to or steal from today? The cheating lifestyle is totally enmeshed with the drug culture. The sad thing is, its the family who remains that has to remember the birthdays, the Christmases, the special days, the songs, the smells, the certain cookies he liked to eat. It took me years before I was even able to speak as I am now. She tells her own story, the parents story, from a conviction that the truth will free the tortured soul, she explains.I bring it right into my patients. Ill say it: Do I miss him? Yes. Every single day.And there is no happy ending. Her surviving son remains an addict, she says. For Mrs. Boisvert, saving her children has proven impossible. But helping others to save themselves is possible. Its something she can do, so she does.One long, low-down, lousy roadGeorge Jones, another addict at SWFAS who is moving through detox and the transitional living center for the third time, says that addicts must want to save themselves before anyone else can help save them. You cant do it for your parents or your girlfriend or your children. It has to be for yourself, he says. And while hes trying to do that now, the cost has been steep. At 28, Mr. Jones has been in prison twice, he helped addict his girlfriend, the love of my life, to opioids and then put her on the street as a prostitute to help pay for their habits (she remains on the street as far as he knows), and he lost his three children. At one point, when her mother had taken custody of two of their children but he and his girlfriend were still living with one son, We had no job, we were robbing and stealing to get the money. We were out of control, he admits. That all started with cigarettes at age 12, then progressed to marijuana and ecstasy, first only on the weekends and then more frequently, Mr. Jones says. Then he began doing cocaine and Xanax. Finally as a late teenager he discovered the opioids, including oxycodone. It took him a couple of years to discover hed found his drug of choice, he remembers now. You get that uppity speedy thing like cocaine, but it relaxes you and youre everything you want to be, he explains, trying to describe what the appeal is. For me, thats what I like about it. I can do it and be able to accomplish things. At first he did it only when he got paid. For a few years he avoided needles, but when he came out of detox the first time at age 25, he injected it because everybody said how good the high was. Originally hed begun taking it by mouth, then snorting it. But finally hed moved into the big leagues, injecting it through an IV. That went on for years as he committed crimes to fund the growing habit. Not to absorb the drug meant being physically sick with nausea and suffering that was like the flu times 10, he says. Its the worst thing youve ever suffered. So you have to find more to be OK. And then twice at the end of last year he almost died, flat-lining at the hospital. Finally, like others, he decided he was through with that life.Changes and solutionsMs. Ley describes the health epiphany some addicts experience when they finally decide to get sober, this way. I just knew: This is not who I am. This is not what I want for my life. Thank God I didnt push it to the point of letting my family completely go. (Her mother is helping pay for her care, while Mr. Jones, who made it to the top of a waiting list as he kept suffering through the end of last year, is receiving public help.)Beating drugs is hard. It goes handin-hand with making changes, Ms. Ley surmises. I had to change everything all the friends, everything. Im so thankful for this opportunity. I moved to the halfway house, I have a job down at the beach, I do daily meditations, reading, I go to (Narcotics Anonymous) meetings, I have a home group involved, I do service work. In contrast to her previous life, its a splendid existence, a life she hopes never to surrender. In the old days, I was throwing up all the time, I couldnt eat or sleep or function. I isolated myself. It was absolute misery. And all of it, or at least much of it, could have been avoided had she not had access to easy-to-get opioids designed for cancer patients in the first place, suggests Dr. Daitch. Thats the fault of doctors who use their scrip pads as cash machines. We dont write for the high-dose stuff, he says of his own practice. When people come to us on (high doses of) pain meds, we actually detox them. We have them on suboxone. We have found a solution to this. Suboxone and care may be immediate solutions, but the ultimate solution is doing the right thing as a doctor, he says. Continuing high doses of pain medications is not doing the right thing. Youre not treating the pain, youre treating their withdrawal symptoms. When theyre off the meds, theres a spike in their pain because its withdrawal. So how much is too much? Thats not as hard a question as some doctors like to make it sound, he argues. Anything more than 80 mg of percocet per day is a high dose. Nobody needs that much pain medicine. But many are given it anyway. Result? You have all these young people in their 20s and 30s who are hooked on it. You have, in short, an epidemic. PAINFrom page 9
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 NEWS A15 The 22nd annual Golden Apple Celebration of Teachers presented by Suncoast for Kids Foundation will be held Wednesday, April 11, at the Waldorf Astoria Naples. This years celebration is getting a fresh new look and utilizing media resources to tell the story of teaching. Documentary-style video vignettes will be produced that will follow the teachers in their schools with their students and colleagues. Premiering at the family-friendly celebration April 11, the video vignettes will provide an inside look at what makes great teachers, and most importantly, how teaching and learning impacts every childs future. To encourage family and educator participation, there are limited quantities of open seating tickets for $10, and additional preferred seating packages. For information, visit www. GetOntheBusCollier.org/GA. As we change the format of the program from a live awards celebration, to a video story that engages more students and families about the impact of teachers, it made sense that we make some shifts to utilize the generosity of our community partners in ways that make the best use of resources, explains Susan McManus, president of the Education Foundation. We are grateful for the support of the Philharmonic Center for the Arts and the wonderful live Golden Apple awards ceremonies we have had there, and look forward to working together to create new opportunities for students and teachers. In addition to the Suncoast for Kids Foundation, others helping to make the Golden Apple program and celebration event possible are the Mary Ingram Fund of the Columbus Foundation, Naples Daily News and WINK-TV. The Golden Apple teachers, Golden Apple Teachers of Distinction and Collier County Public Schools Teachers of the Year will be honored on April 11 along with the 2012 Heart of the Apple Award recipients, Herb and Ann Rowe. The Heart of the Apple award recognizes individuals who have made a significant impact on education in the Collier County community. Mr. and Mrs. Rowe have a passion and commitment to education and the students in Collier County. By generously giving thousands of volunteer hours and financial support for the work of the Education Foundation, they help our teachers ensure that every child can get a good education. WINK-TV will produce a Golden Apple program that will air on May 5 and 13 near Teacher Appreciation Week. Greg Pasanen of Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union delivers a Golden Apple to Eileen Schoenknecht of Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology. Bill was a freshman at college when he experimented with drugs and experienced a terrifying psychotic break. He believed the whole world even his family was against him. His distraught parents turned to the David Lawrence Center Crisis Stabilization Unit where he was kept safe and medically supervised. Bill spent the next two years working with a psychiatrist and therapist to identify and cope with these damaging thoughts so he could return to his studies. As he nears graduation, Bills relationship with his family has never been stronger and his future holds endless opportunities.Bill is among one in four in Collier County who suffer from a mental illness. One in nine of us will experience some form of substance abuse. When a family member, friend or coworker battles a mental health or substance abuse problem, we suffer with them. Thankfully, David Lawrence Center is here for our community. A not-for-prot organization founded and still governed by community leaders, the David Lawrence Center is the behavioral health component of our communitys healthcare network. A true local resource, it relies on donations, fees and grants to invest in the health, safety and wellbeing of our community. When you or someone you love needs help, call on the highly compassionate, committed and competent professionals of the David Lawrence Center to inspire you to move beyond the crisis towards life-changing wellness. Mental health is a community issue. Fortunately, theres a community solution. His Mind is Our Concern. DavidLawrenceCenter.org NAPLES 239-455-8500 IMMOKALEE 239-657-4434
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 A31 Rates and availability subject to change without notice. Proper dress required. Tame the beaston the fairway of Tom Fazios two courses at Bonita Bay East. Where will you nd the thrill of golf? Your hunt ends here. The thrill of the hunt with every shot. DAILY PLAYtwilight rates now available. book a tee time from three to 90 days in advance: BonitaBayEast.com On Immokalee Rd., 6 miles east of I-75. SEASONAL PLAY PROGRAMS AVAILABLE! Email BBEGolf@ bonitabaygroup.com for details. ArtNaples 2012A world of contemporary art returnsArtNaples, showcasing more than 45 galleries representing artists of the 20th and 21st centuries, returns for its second year to the Naples International Pavilion Thursday-Monday, March 22-26. Paintings, sculpture, photography, studio glass, video and site-specific installations from established Modern Masters as well as the most promising emerging artists of today will be on exhibit. The ArtNaples 2012 invitation-only preview on Thursday, March 22, will honor the Patty and Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art and the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. The show will be open to the public from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 23-24 and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 25-26. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $15 for a one-day ticket and $20 for a multi-day ticket; discounts are available online at wwwartfairnaples.com. Five special exhibitions have been assembled for the fair: Life: Capturing 75 Years of History, featuring original Life magazine photographs from the 1936 cover issue and the D-Day invasion of Normandy to portraits of dozens of pop-culture icons. Presented by Contessa Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio Albert Paleys 2013 Park Avenue Installation Preview, revealing models of Mr. Paleys monumental sculpture installation a year before its anticipated opening on Park Avenue in New York. Presented by Ruth Lawrence Gallery, Rochester, N.Y. Ceramic Infusion: Designs by Chad Jensen & Jordan Smith, a collaboration between Naples furniture designer Chad Jensen and ceramicist Jordan Smith. Presented by Avant Gallery, Miami When Vintage Meets Contemporary: Functional Art With an Edge, featuring vintage found objects turned into futuristic designs in functional art by Phil Stapleton. Presented by Stapleton Designs, Coral Gables, Fla. Whos Behind the Studio Glass Movement?, with works by an assortment of renowned artists from Italy, Japan, Australia, Czech Republic and Sweden. Curated and sponsored by Habatat Gallery, Royal Oak, Mich. For more information about ArtNaples 2012, call 949-5411 or visit www. artfairnaples.com. Road Collar, lithograph, waxtype, woodcut and screenprint on paper, by Roy Lichtenstein, 1989. Courtesy of Robert Fontaine Gallery
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Nuruddin Jooma, M.D., MPHDr. Jooma is a Board Certi ed Hematologist/Medical Oncologist with Premiere Oncology .www. PremiereOnc .com | (239) 325-1440www.ustoo.org | 1-800-808-7866Us TOO Florida Gulfcoast is a support group for the purpose of sharing information, education, experiences and mutual support before, during and after prostate cancer diagnosis. Florida GulfcoastPROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUPTHURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2012 | 7:00 p.m.Physicians Regional Medical Center6101 Pine Ridge Road, Naples, FL (In the Physicians Lounge next to the Cafeteria) All are welcome to attend! Including... newly diagnosed, in treatment, and survivors of prostate cancer.Guest Speaker: Nuruddin Jooma, M.D., MPH Topic: Therapies for Advanced Prostate Cancer: Provenge NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYNEWS TWOA33NEWSHealthy Living Pets of the Week WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 Crayton Cove gallery helps keep the peaceJo-Gi Gallery in Crayton Cove and owner Joanne Giunta present the Meet Matt Lamb 2012 Exhibition in conjunction with The Matt Lamb Umbrellas for Peace Project, which makes its first stop in Naples on Friday, March 16. Using the umbrella as a symbol for protection and peace, Matt Lamb started his Umbrellas for Peace global initiative in Chicago-area schools soon after the 9/11 attacks in 2001. To date, more than 2 million children and adults have participated in Umbrellas for Peace in 29 countries. Mr. Lamb died last month. Collier County students from four schools will do their part for his peace project from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, March 16, at Cambier Park. Each student will receive an umbrella to paint and then will parade their master-peaces in the park before local dignitaries, artists and educators. Everyone is welcome. Jo-Gi Gallery will host the Meet Matt Lamb 2012 Exhibition through March 21. For more information, call Ms. Giunta at 659-5644 or e-mail email@example.com. The acclaimed Chamber Choir of St. Marys School, Calne, group of young women ages 12-18, will perform a benefit concert for Baby Basics of Collier County at 3 p.m Sunday, March 25, at Naples United Church of Christ. Baby Basics will host a welcoming reception and the choir will give a sneak peek performance at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 22, at Waterside Shops. Cocktails and appetizers will be served. The choirs repertoire crosses musical eras from Mozart to Michael Jackson. Under the direction of Edward Whiting, they have performed in St. Pauls Cathedral, in Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, and in a joint service with Chapel Choir of Eton College. In 2008, the choir commissioned and gave the world premiere of composer David Bednalls Missa Brevis in the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris. The mass was subsequently developed into a Requiem for upper voices, viola and organ, and the choir has performed it for audiences throughout the UK, in Italy and in New York and Washington, D.C. Baby Basics is an all-volunteer organization that collects and distributes diapers to low-income, working parents who do not receive government assistance. Tickets to both the welcome reception at Waterside and the church concert are $45; admission to just the reception is $30, and to the concert only, $20. Students can attend at no cost. To purchase tickets or for more information, call 261-5469. All proceeds will benefit Baby Basics of Collier County. For more information about the group and its work, visit www.babybasicscollier.org. Girls choir crosses the pond for Baby Basics COURTESY PHOTOThe Chamber Choir of St. Marys School, Calne
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA38 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 HEALTHY LIVING TO YOUR HEALTHParkinsons patients can find supportThe Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida Inc. holds exercise, speech, dance and art therapy classes at locations in Naples and Bonita Springs for those who suffer from Parkinsons disease. Support programs for families and caregivers are also offered, and various opportunities are available for volunteers at PASFI headquarters. A minisymposium about speech treatment for Parkinsons patients is set for 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, at Hodges University. Presenter Mary Spremulli, a licensed speech pathologist whose father has PD, will focus on voice and swallowing and will demonstrate her voice aerobics program. RSVPs are requested by Tuesday, March 20. In honor of Parkinsons Awareness Month in April, PASFI holds Back to the Future, an evening of doo-wop and dinner, from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, March 31, at Terracina Grand. Tickets are $75 per person. To sign up for either of the above or for more information about services and programs offered by PASFI, call Executive Director Ruth Hubing at 417-3465, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.PASFi.org. PASFI headquarters have recently moved into new office space at 1048 Goodlette Road, Suite 201.Free counseling for caregiversCaregivers of seniors ages 60 and older who are experiencing stress from changing life circumstances can obtain free peer counseling from the Mental Health Association of Southwest Florida. Counseling is coordinated by Margot Escott, a licensed clinical social worker with MHASWFL. Call 261-5405 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Ms. Escott can also provide information about the associations other services. The health care community rallies around a woman with breast cancer Every day, I hear stories of how we go above and beyond to help each other. One of the most recent came from Lynn Hurley, RN and certified breast health navigator. Heres how she told it: The patient is 62, never married. She came to the ER with shortness of breath. Her diagnosis was a blood clot. Upon assessment, the ER doctor found her to have an inflamed breast. He consulted Dr. David Lamon, who assessed her and felt she had an aggressive breast cancer. The patient said it had been growing for a year. She confided in Dr. Lamon that she had lost her job at a local department store, had no insurance and was about to be evicted. She was suffering with multiple medical conditions as well as depression. She said she had no way to pay for treatment and was not going to pursue a diagnosis. An intelligent woman, she was overwhelmed by the situation. Dr. Lamon asked her if he could contact our breast health navigator to talk about resources available to help her. She agreed. Dr. Lamon called me, and I explained to the patient about our comprehensive breast health program and our relationship with Susan G. Komen for the Cure and other community resources. The NCH case manager was wonderful and got the woman approved for Medicaid. After speaking with me, the patient agreed to let Dr. Lamon biopsy the breast. His suspicions were true; the woman had breast cancer. The cancer was aggressive, and she was referred to Dr. Lillian Love for chemotherapy before surgery. She was in the hospital for two weeks, during which she was, indeed, evicted from her home. I contacted a friend who packed her belongings. Cancer Alliance of Naples, a grantee of Komen, provides help with housing expenses. I had the patient fill out an application and I took it to CAN, which approved her for assistance. Now we needed to find her housing. I spoke to a wonderful friend who rents out a beautiful Park Shore condo during season. Her tenant was not due to arrive for two months. My friend gets $3,500 per month for it but agreed to let CAN rent it for $750 per month, all utilities free. So when the patient was discharged from the hospital on a Saturday in early November, she had no idea where she was going to be living. Saturday is my day off, and I picked her up and took her to her new temporary home. Her friend had set up her personal belongings, and healing could begin. This woman was so grateful and humbled by all the love and support. Now she has only one chemo treatment left and then she will be ready for surgery. She is doing wonderfully. Her story proves that when you have a great hospital, great surgeons, great oncologists, an administration that sees the value of the breast health navigator, community resources such as Komen and CAN together we can and do make a tremendous difference in the lives of women diagnosed with breast cancer. There is little I can add to Lynns wonderful story but thanks. Dr. Allen Weiss is the president and CEO of NCH Healthcare System. w w g l t t allenWEISSallen.email@example.com Sparking production of a hormone in the brain that people with epilepsy often lack could prevent debilitating seizures, University of Florida researchers have discovered. The researchers used gene therapy in rats to stimulate production of somatostatin, a seizure-stopping chemical that naturally occurs in the brain. The study was published in the February issue of the journal Neuroscience Letters. More than 3 million people in the United States have epilepsy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The lifelong disease is characterized by uncontrollable seizures and can keep people from living independently or holding jobs, particularly if they do not respond to seizure-controlling medication. Finding novel ways to prevent these seizures could help people with epilepsy live more normal, symptom-free lives, says Dr. Paul Carney, chief of the division of neurology in the UF College of Medicine department of pediatrics and senior author of the study. For years people have focused only on treating the disease, not preventing the disease, Dr. Carney says. The mantra is no seizures, no side effects. People with epilepsy tend to have lower levels of the hormone somatostatin, as do people with Alzheimers disease. Although somatostatin is present in the brains of people with epilepsy, scientists have shown that its levels decrease during seizures, said Rabia Zafar, the lead author of the paper and a former postdoctoral associate in Dr. Carneys lab. To test whether they could prevent seizures by bolstering levels of this hormone, the researchers administered a dose of the gene that triggers somatostatin expression. A harmless virus transported the gene safely through the body. There is some somatostatin in the brain anyway, because its a neuropeptide, but there was a dramatic increase after the injection, Ms. Zafar says. Boosting somatostatin levels led to weaker and shorter seizures, and none of the subjects that received the injection suffered the highest level of seizure. Better yet, the treatment did not result in unwanted side effects. The only side effect was positive: Subjects learned better after the treatment. Being able to restore somatostatin up to normal levels allows the brain to heal itself and that is the idea here, Dr. Carney says. Were putting something back in that is normally there and allowing the brain to pick it up as part of its normal machinery. Were not putting in a drug. In addition to epilepsy, studies have shown that somatostatin may play a role in aging and neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimers disease, Dr. Carney adds. SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________ Gene therapy for epilepsy could stop seizures, UF researchers say
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 NEWS A39 omas Quigley, M.D.Board Certi ed Eye Physician & Surgeoncomplete medical exam with one of our board certi ed eye doctors includes prescription for eyeglasses, and tests for cataracts, glaucoma and other eye diseases. Offer applies to new patients 59 years and older. Coupon Expires 3/31/2012Naples Bonita Springs www.doctorquigley.comFREEEYE EXAMFOR NEW PATIENTSNo Hidden Charges: It is our policy that the patient and or any other person responsible for payment or be reimburse by payment or any other service, examination or treatment Offer does not apply to Avantica managed insurance plans including Freedom, Optimum and some Universal.CODE: FW00 Spirit of giving is alive and well During this busy time of year, Neapolitans adopt a special focus on giving. In Collier County, there are countless opportunities for charitable giving each season. As the CEO of Physicians Regional Healthcare System, a part of the Health Management Associates family, I am extremely proud of our efforts toward many deserving groups in our community. We participate in the Friends of Foster Children of Collier Countys Immokalee Child Care Center gift giving program as well as sponsor a holiday food drive for St. Matthews House. Associates take time on the weekends to help build homes with Habitat for Humanity and volunteer with the Liberty Youth Ranch. Our Collier Boulevard campus donates pediatric dentistry services to the NCEF Pediatric Dental Program and has completed more than 450 procedures in the past three years. Though it has been reported that HMA recently donated $10,000 to Mike Davis Elementary School, its less known that our staff has taken on the additional responsibility of establishing an ongoing volunteer program to add even more value to the education of students attending the school. I work every day with the extraordinary team at Physicians Regional Healthcare System, and their generosity never comes as a surprise to me. Recently, when I asked around to see just how involved our team was in giving outside of the hospital setting, the sheer volume of stories reflecting care and compassion was delightful. Nurse Janice Feenstra has taken it upon herself to collect coats, sweatshirts and blankets for children in need at Manatee Middle School. Our patient advocate, Brenda Poczatek, serves on the board of directors for the Childrens Home Society, which focuses on preventing child abuse and neglect. As a member of HOTFLASHZ, a nonprofit dance team for women, Valerie Boyko, who works in our microbiology department, supports many charities, including Camp Boggy Creek for seriously and terminally ill children. Dr. Craig Eichler, Dr. Jay Roberts and Chief Nursing Officer Carol McConn and many others volunteer their time each year at the Neighborhood Health Clinic to deliver quality medical care to low-income working but uninsured Collier County adults. Amidst the fanfare of the many charitable functions that many of us will attend this year are the very real needs of those who will benefit from our participation, our compassion and our giving giving that comes in the form of time, funds and, most importantly, taking action. Just as the concept of giving thanks should not be limited to Thanksgiving, the act of giving should not be limited to the peak winter season. As any resident of Collier County knows, the needs of our community extend through all 12 months of the year. Each of us has the power to make a difference in someones life. Just take a look at Nicole Mancha, RN, at our Collier Boulevard Womens Center. She and her husband are foster parents for Florida Baptist Childrens Home and are currently fostering two brothers who are 4 months old and 4 years old. Countless members of our team donate their time to causes throughout the year, and I can share but a few of their stories. As I review the impressive list in front of me, however, I realize that although these acts take place outside of our hospital setting, our teams inherent spirit of giving comes to work each day. I see their generosity and compassion reflected in the care they provide to our patients through a giving spirit from their hearts. Todd Lupton is the CEO of Physicians Regional Healthcare System. 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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA42 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 BY GINA SPADAFORI Universal UclickThe soupy remains of a downpour on the paws of our pets is the constant nemesis of all dog lovers. The best way to keep floors clean is to never let them get dirty. And that means catching those muddy paws before they come inside. Here are some tips: Use mats. Put washable mats both inside and outside the door. A small doormat can be jumped over, so go for something larger, at least during the rainy season. The wider the area of matting, the more chance you have of every paw hitting the mat at least once. Outside the door to my backyard (currently known as The Swamp), I have a 3-foot-by-5-foot black industrial mat I bought at a warehouse store. It catches lots of mud, and it hoses off easily. The more attractive and traditional decorative doormat sits right on top of it, with another decorative mat on the inside of the threshold. Outside the dog door, the entrance ramp is covered with indoor-outdoor carpeting. Just inside is another mat. Teach dogs to wait for wiping. Its not difficult to teach a dog to wait on the mat for a paw cleaning. If youre patient and positive, youll be able to teach your pet to offer each paw in turn and stand patiently while you towel it off. One of my dogs used to be so good about this that hed lift each paw by name: Front. Now the other. Back. Other. Save your old towels. When towels get too ratty for guests to see, save them for use with your pets. Old towels are great for wiping paws, drying fur and even wiping a muddy paw print off the floor. My old towels have endured years of hot water and bleach. Theyre ugly, but they still do the job. You can also find super-absorbent towels and mitts made specifically for wiping paws, but Ive always found old towels to be more than up to the task. If you do need to buy paw wipes, check prices on shop towels. Another option: Shammies, which soak up lots of water, can be thrown in the washing machine and air-dried in a jiffy. Never let a mess settle in. If a muddy paw gets past you, dont delay your cleanup. While this isnt such a hard-and-fast rule for easy-clean surfaces like tile and hardwoods, its an absolute commandment when it comes to carpets. Keep cleaning supplies well stocked and at hand, and be sure to jump on a muddy paw print or any pet mess before it can set. With 16 canine paws in my household, keeping on top of mud is a must. What the mats dont catch, I do, and the house stays cleaner for my diligence, even in the muddiest season of the year. PET TALESCatch it if you canMats and throws make mud easier to deal with With a few simple tricks, you can let in the dog, but leave the mud outside. To adopt or foster a petThis weeks pets are from Collier County Domestic Animal Services. Adoption fees for cats are $60 and dogs are $85 and include sterilization surgery, vaccinations, pet license, ID microchip and a bag of food. Visit DAS at 7610 Davis Blvd. from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. For more information, call 252-7387 or visit www.colliergov. net/pets. >>Bruce is a big, friendly guy whos about 2 years old and whose personality is as lovely as his looks.>>Jasper is a German shepherd mix whos about 4 months old. Sweet and alert, hes a handsome puppy who loves to play with people and other dogs.>>Roxanne is about 2 years old. Calm and digni ed, she gets along with everyone and would make a wonderful addition to a loving home.>>Sonja is Staffordshire bull terrier mix whos about 7 months old. She has beautiful markings and a friendly personality to match. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 NEWS A43 MUSINGSInterobject Rx firstname.lastname@example.org We do the things that are considered sane. For that we are rewarded by the fruits of communication....But at night, life is different. Mark J. Blechner, The Dream Frontier Beloved friend, swift stallion, wild deer, tiger ranging in the wilderness: together we crossed the mountains; together we entered the forest. What is this sleep that has seized you and stopped your breath? Epic of Gilgamesh Mistrust all enterprises that require new clothes. Henry David Thoreau, Walden Not just cartoons but visual... Because a picture holds me captive and I cant get outside it, for it lies in my language... Our flying minds cannot contain a protracted description. (None of the preceding words are mine.) Aniruddha G. Kulkarni, from his blog, Looking at Cartoons, Getting Along The barricade was monstrous; it was three stories high and 700 feet long.... It rose like a cyclopean embankment at the foot of the terrible square....Merely from seeing it you felt...an immense agonizing which had reached that extreme moment when distress rushes to catastrophe....You might say: Who built that? You might also say: Who destroyed that? It was the improvisation of ebullition....It was the collaboration of the pavement, the pebble, the timber, the iron bar, the chip, the broken square, the stripped chair, the cabbage stump, the scrap, the rag, the malediction. Victor Hugo as Jean Valjean, Book 1, Les Miserables Catch a falling star and put it in your pocket. Never let it fade away. Lee Pockriss and Paul Vance, Catch A Falling Star There are O. Henry Miller leaves stuck between the closed slats of jalousie window blinds in front of a door stop pillow spot. These are real leaves, not merely painted on out of compassion death fear. And they dance like a metro gnome in the play of the wind. And angels fly above, making out of string and vocal chords their own muse--ick, some child might say, to all this and the shiny metal heart that floats between them. What would you see? Windows that need cleaning and nativity ornaments that need putting down? A room without a view? And, like a pubescent assay of the process of falling in love with J.D. Salinger and Victor Hugo, perhaps one hazards a pictorial continuation, referencing the kaleidoscope that sets in front of, and the single hircine neck bone pedestal mounted by a heart box, still hour jack glass in a lucid acrylic cube box consummated with inner lazar scored dragons pretty fly. And there is a skull carved out of real yak bone in a cork sealed test tube. And your picture, in a hundred eleven formats. No need for external verification, although it was received: Knowing. There were now two planets in the night sky playing with the moon. Venus, as usual. And the other, the third brightest celestial Jovian body. And all the asteroids on their way, a crash coarse in a very little knowledge that is not this thing at all, albeit dangerous. And if you observe that there are more quotes here than origin, you havent been paying attention. Who are you, anyway? (Know tis the waning crest tent smile, lastly waxing lunar see.) Apician long pig? Or within the realm of possibility, weather permitting, billet doux to saporific singularity.... Rx is the FloridaWeekly muse who hopes to inspire profound mutiny in all those who care to read. Our Rx may be wearing a pirate cloak of invisibility, but emanating from within this shadow is hope that readers will feel free to respond. Who knows: You may even inspire the muse. Make contact if you dare.
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We are a direct lender offering the following loan products: Making dreams come true... SW Floridas Fastest Growing Mortgage Bank! www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB2 BUSINESS WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 The individual investor, unless affluent and exposed to alternative investing approaches, is very deeply entrenched in fundamental analysis as the foundation for his equity and bond investing. The institutional and wealth investor, while still embracing fundamental analysis for much of his portfolio, has also come to embrace systems trading (computerized algorithmic systems) as a critical element of a portfolios allocation. In fact, 75 percent of NYSE volume is estimated to be traded using systems and 85 percent of the largest Commodity Trading Advisors (over $320 billion assets under management) are systems based (2011 TED Concordia conference, Yan Ohayon, The Impact of Algorithmic Trading and Barclay Hedge CTA data). While individual investors often approaches systems trading with a case closed attitude (because you cant trust a black box of computerized trades), they are really denying the elephant in the worlds largest investment room. This column will take a broad brush look at the differences between the two polarized approaches and offer some suggestions why systems trading is perceived as investing voodoo to the individual investor, yet mainstream investing to some of the more sophisticated investment professionals. Both approaches should play a role in your portfolio. Fundamental analysis is the examination of a companys financial statements and other qualitative factors, with the end goal being to value the security. One of the most popular styles of fundamental investing is value investing, made famous by Warren Buffett who, over the past 40 years, created gains far in excess of the equity markets returns for his Berkshire Hathaway investors. In doing so, he inspired many to replicate what he did (either by the investor or by the selected manager). Other fundamental investing approaches might focus on macro factors, e.g. economic recoveries and how certain industries and companies will be impacted or earnings momentum analysis. Again, the investor finds appeal in these approaches; dots of investment logic connect and, voila, a rational investment conclusion is reached. Computer screens might be employed but the manager is still driving the process. All of this has emotional and logical appeal to the individual investor as there are facts and reasons and experience and pedigree education and insights and all sorts of good things that should create investment value. Bottom line, these are stories and they captivate the individual investor. But there are other roads that lead to investment success; some of these other roads are becoming increasingly more traveled, even though, at first glance, they seem like dead ends to the individual investor. These alternative paths use algorithmic systems (or math formulas written into code). Systems investing has no sweet, warm and fuzzy story to tell. The truth is, stories about algo systems might help the insomniac. Much of systems investing are trend following, analyzing price to see if price trends are in place and taking a position, long or short, if certain requirements are met. (Not all systems trading are nanoseconds in length or front-running orders, many trading systems are looking to hold positions for weeks or months and many are not trading intensive.) Proprietary rule sets are not disclosed; hence, the systems are called black boxes. But that secret sauce is being bought; some of the largest financial institutions, biggest hedge funds, the majority of the largest commodity managers who can choose from the cream of manager crops, are increasingly choosing algo strategies. Hmm what makes systems good at investing? Several attributes: nothing is forecasted; no emotions of fear or greed; no vacations, day dreaming or bad hair days; no overriding system rules that will govern the trade; proper sizing of investment positions in portfolios; and, ever so importantly, not letting losses exceed certain dollar limits (e.g. ending the age-old problematic behavior of the individual investor or undisciplined manager who might cut gains short and let losses run.) This is not an indictment of fundamental investing, as I myself embrace it and employ it but not for the entirety of a portfolio. This is a statement that what most individual investors know about investing is through articles, books, and, especially, through investment advisers who are intensely determined to market their fundamental wares. And, just to put both approaches on a level field, ask your manager sometime about his/her rule set for taking losses, for position sizing, for managing the correlations within the portfolio, etc. You might be surprised at the non-answers. Or ask how often he goes on vacation or if he ever gets sick, if he trades on a 23.5 hour clock as these too are very important questions to be answered in a world where the average holding time for stocks on Wall Street has shrunk to a mere 22 seconds (2011 TED conference Concordia). As always recommended, seek the advice of your adviser, consult several advisers and, in areas outside traditional investing, seek the appropriate experts. There is a substantial risk of loss in trading futures and options on futures contracts. Past performance is not indicative of future results. This article is provided for informational purposes only. No statement in this article should be construed as a recommendation to buy/sell a futures/options contract or to provide investment advice. Jeannette Showalter, CFA is a commodities broker with Worldwide Futures Systems, 571-8896. For mid-week commentaries, write to showalter@ww fsyst ems.com. MONEY & INVESTINGMan, machine, markets have merged a y o o b p jeannetteSHOWALTER, CFAshowalter@ww fsyst ems.com
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They have to pay their employees, and guess who didnt get paid? Us. Our receivables are larger than theyve ever been and weve had to get tougher. We tell them they have to pay last years bill first before well do this years taxes. The real estate downturn impacted many local accounting firms, especially those with a large client base of construction companies, realtors and mortgage brokers. Theres nothing you can do when a company declares bankruptcy, says Bill Mattingly, a public accountant in Cape Coral whose smallto mediumsized business specialty included a number of construction-related customers. We have clients who have been struggling and its taking time for them to get caught up paying us. One client has been paying us $50 a month for two years and just made his final payment. Koch Zeman & Walsh, a CPA firm in Punta Gorda, also lost business customers, including some long-time clients, says partner Rex Koch. What happened the past two to four years, I think, is the people here now are the tough ones. They survived, he says. We lost a lot of Realtors, appraisers and mortgage people. They had to learn to do something else. They adapted and so did we. Businesses going out of business, slow and no pays have impacted many local accounting firms, who also had to reduce costs and pound the pavement to attract new business while maintaining current clients Our biggest challenge the last couple of years was cash flow, just like everybody else, says Mr. Mattingly. We were fighting the economy. Employee cutbacks were not an option at Mr. Kochs firm. We have a staff here with a lot of longevity. People who have been here eight to 18 years. Theyre the basis of our business and know the clients, he says. Our big deal was not to cut payroll so we really had to work hard to keep our clientele. As a company, we had to get out there and find new clients. We went to chamber meetings and Realtor meetings and really got out there and hustled. For David Bradach, a CPA in Naples since 1981, most of his business comes from word of mouth. The economy has been so tough, Im just glad people are finding money to pay for tax return preparation, he says.Service focusedLocal firms have adapted to the changing needs of their clients, many struggling to cut expenses or simply survive. CPAs have become advisers and coaches, saving businesses and taxpayers money year-round. We might suggest they go from monthly to quarterly service, says Ms. Norton. We also coach clients to do some things in-house. Its not about the money but helping clients with services. Scott Hennells, a partner at Weibel, Hennells & Carufe in Bonita Springs, oversees the firms audit department, which specializes in financial statements for country clubs, non-profits and a dwindling number of construction companies. Weve done a lot of client training, he says. Theyre learning what weve done for them in the past when they didnt have the time to do it. Now they have more time to do it. It really was a struggle but we all ended up in the same boat, says Mr. Koch. Some said, Hey, were hurting but were going to get out of this. We sat down with them and worked with them and were able to help most though the tough times.ChallengesThe national chains the H&R Blocks, Jackson Hewitts and Liberty Taxes of the world really dont compete with the local firms, particularly those that deal with high net-worth individuals and businesses. Turbo Tax, says Mr. Bradach, has posed more of a challenge to the chains, which are now offering discounts unheard of when Mr. Bradach headed a Jackson Hewitt franchise. They were always searching for ways to hike fees 5 to 15 percent each year, he says. There was no loyalty program for regular clients. Fees were always going up. Ive seen enough of their returns come in here, and my fees are in line or usually lower. I always tell people Im never going to charge more that last years rate unless theyve had a big change so theres no sticker shock. Im a low-overhead business so I make it affordable. Errol Clark, senior tax manager at Weibel, Hennells & Carufe, says his firms fees are also often lower than the national companies, which charge by the form. The Bonita Springs firm, like many, charges by the hour a fee clients can control by coming in prepared. Turbo Tax is good for do-it-yourselfers or people with simple returns, says Mr. Clark. If someone is fee conscious and has the same tax return as last year, they probably dont need my services, says Ms. Norton. Theres a certain personality of a client that likes Turbo Tax. They are into computers and savvy and like the puzzle of doing their tax return. They have a good handle on their finances and understand where things go. Its a wonderful program but you do have to know what youre doing. Technology has helped even small firms like Mr. Mattinglys compete with larger local and national firms. We have access to the tools as the big boys, he says. This increases our service and efficiency. The locals also offer one thing neither Turbo Tax or the national firms dont personalized service tailored to the needs of a business or individual. Unlike the national firms that tend to set up shop temporarily in a bigbox retailer, local companies are here year round although Mr. Bradach jokes that he might not answer calls in August. And theyre not just crunching numbers and filling in the blanks, but likely to find additional savings or help with long-term planning. When working on a return, we often find ways to reduce someones tax liability, says Mr. Clark. Some are simple and common situations. Theyre paying taxes that could have been avoided. These are the types of things we look for; where to save the client money. As a certified financial planner, I can go a step beyond and talk about retirement planning, IRAs and pension plans as Im going through a return, says Ms. Norton. Its not just about putting numbers on the tax return, and were done. Its all about planning and minimizing tax liabilities. The biggest challenge in the tax-prep business is the ever-changing tax laws set by a fickle federal government. We have to know whats happening, whats passing and whats going to pass, says Ms. Norton, whos been in the business 30 years. Before, the law was the law and the law was the same every year. Now nothing seems to pass for more than a year. Just the other day, they changed the rules about paying the IRS in installments. The government can do something in December that will affect the next year, says Mr. Clark. Tax laws are constantly changing and it drives us up the wall. One change for 2011, a requirement that brokerage firms provide costbasis data on 1099-B forms, is already impacting many local taxpayers. Some firms have yet to issue the forms. Some said theyll be getting them out March 15 but our clients are still expected to file by April 17, says Mr. Hennells. About 95 percent of our clients are affected. It creates a compressed tax season and makes it difficult for us. Local tax pros say business tax returns as well as year-round services has been picking up. Mr. Bradachs firm has seen an uptick the last year. You take it on the chin because a lot of people are moving, he says. Ive had more nonCollier County returns this year. People have moved but still use me. Ive done returns from 22 different states so far. Some of his former clients are now returning as self-employed or small corporations performing babysitting, cleaning and lawn services. Theyve lost their jobs so they have to do something. Business is good and were happy, says Mr. Koch. We think things are getting better, and our clients are more optimistic. Even this late in the game corporate and business returns are due Thursday procrastinators can still benefit from the know-how of a local firm, although likely on a delay. If someone comes in today, were going to file an extension, says Mr. Hennells. Individuals have until April 1; after that its highly likely theyre going to have to go on extension. Mr. Clark, his partner, offers this three-prong solution to help individuals and businesses ease those tax-time jitters: For individuals, organization reduces the cost of preparation, he says. For businesses, documentation is the key. The IRS will allow a deduction if you have support for it. Third, talk to your accountant before you do something, not after. TAXINGFrom page 25 COURTESY PHOTODylan Zsebe and Bill Mattingly of Bill A. Mattingly, PA.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 BUSINESS B7 NETWORKING Magic Under the Mangroves returns to its Conservancy homeWe take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. oridaweekly.com and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ oridaweekly.com.CHARLIE MCDONALD / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 Lloyd Liggett, Ron Ciesla, Andrew and Barbara McElwaine 2 Lily Mleczko, David Webb, Kelly Sowers and Rachel Miner 3 Tania Gatt-McGirl and Emily Curaco 4. Rita Berciene and Sutton Seibold 5. Karen ONeil and Cynthia Fiber 6. Joan and Jim Murray 7. Curt and Sandra Edwards with Dave Maksymetz 8. Jan Genovese and Mark WildmanRiverchase Dermatology Sheds Some Light on skin care at BellaseraCORI HIGGINS / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 2 3 7 4 5 6 8 1 2 5 4 3 1 Holly Pica, Dr. Andrew Jaffe, Kimberly Gonzalez and Nikki Escott 2 Dr. W.G. Eshbaugh Jr., Kimberly Royal and Dr. Daniel Wasserman 3 Ed and Lynn Lawrey 4. Sara Ritacca and Laura Taylor 5. Harvey Irvin
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DAVID WILLIAM AUSTON, PA AMERIVEST REALTY | NAPLES, FL 239.280.5433 Call David Today or Visit www.DavidNaples.com Naples Luxury Real Estate Representing Sellers and Buyers of ROYAL HARBOR MEDITERRA FEATURING Built in 2007. 100 waterfront w/85 dock with 2 boat lifts. Naples Bay view. Southern exposure. 4,126 living sq ft. $2,499,000 Built in 2007. 3+den/3.5 bath. 3,925 living sq ft. Private lake views. Western exposure. Premium upgrades. $1,699,500 REAL ESTATEFLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY B9WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012ELEGANCE AND MESMERIZING VIEWS of the Gulf of Mexico capture the Florida lifestyle in this 19th floor, end-unit residence in Cap Ferrat. Tropical landscaping and a waterfall entryway lead to an Italian-style lobby complete with antiques and artwork and 24-hour staff. A private elevator opens directly into the foyer of the three-bedroom, three-bath home. The main living areas have complete east-to-west views, from the Pelican Bay golf course to the gulf. The living room and family room lanais have electric storm shutters, and there are custom automated blinds on the extra lanai adjacent to the kitchen. By Snaidero, the kitchen sparkles with metallic lacquer cabinetry and Miele appliances. Custom accents throughout the residence include Swarovski light fixtures, Murano chandeliers, silk draperies and handmade rugs. Furnishings are included in the $3.25 million price. Call Sally Masters at 253-1579 or June Miller at (502) 836-0890 to arrange a private showing. COURTESY PHOTOS House Hunting:Residence 1906 Cap Ferrat in Pelican BayEveryone loves the CBIA Parade of HomesThe Collier Building Industry Association welcomes visitors to its multisite Parade of Homes Friday through Sunday, March 16-18 and 23-25. Twenty-nine model homes priced from the mid-$100,000s to $2 million will be open for tours in neighborhoods in the heart of Naples. Sponsors include: A/C Electric Service of SW FL, Cape Coral Plumbing, Clive Daniel Home, Conditioned Air Corporation of Naples, Clifton LarsonAllen, Naples Area Board of Realtors, the Naples Daily News and Wayne Automatic Fire Sprinklers. Maps and information about the properties can be found at www. paradeofhomesnaples.com. For more information, visit the website above or call the CBIA office at 436-6100. Stock posts strong numbers in FebruaryStock Development CEO Brian Stock reports the company signed 45 new home contracts in February worth $20.1 million. Sales revenue so far this year is up 24.8 percent, while the number of contracts has increased 30.8 percent over the same time last year, according to Mr. Stock. We doubled our sales contracts over January, which had been a good month for us, he says. Our North Naples communities are really taking off. In Black Bear Ridge, Secoya Reserve and Mediterra, we signed 11 new home contracts during the month. The company is the exclusive builder in Secoya Reserve and Black Bear Ridge and is a Preferred Builder in Mediterra and Quail West. It is planning a new Build-On-Your-Lot Program that will allow homebuyers to choose from dozens of Stock floor plans to be built on their lots. west Florida. For more information, visit www. stockdevelopment.com. SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________
PRE-CONSTRUCTION FROM THE $300s12 Fiddlers Residential, LLC, Fiddlers Creek Realty, Inc. Licensed Real Estate Broker. ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER, BROKER OR SELLER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, MAKE REFERENCE TO THIS BROCHURE AND, IF APPLICABLE, THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY FLORIDA LAW TO BE FURNISHED TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. All features, amenities, prices and availability are subject to change without notice. The dimensions, square footages, sizes, configurations and other information contained herin are approximate and subject to change without notice and meant to be illustrative only, subject to actual construction variations as a result of field conditions and changes. Ownership of property within Fiddlers Creek does n ot entitle an Owner to any right, title, interest or otherwise to use all planned Club facilities, but rather an opportunity to join, subject to the payment of assessments, fees and applicable regulations. Development and construction of these facilities is contingent upon receipt of all applicable governmental permits and approvals. All club facilities and the private golf courses as presently proposed are not constructed nor will all proposed facilities be located within the property encompassed in the Fiddlers Creek PUD. Development and construction of these facilities is contingent upon receipt of all applicable governmental permits and approvals. EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITYPLUS... Season Ready, Move-in Homes All New Builders: Lennar & D.R. Horton All New Floor Plans All New Pricing PRECONSTRUCTION from the UPPER $300sA Million-Dollar Lifestyle at a Fraction of the Price! FiddlersCreek.comLocated on Collier Boulevard on the way to Marco Island Single Family Homes 1,840 2,738 A/C sq. ft. From $379,990AMADOR by D.R. Horton Single Family Homes 1,649 2,246 A/C sq. ft. From $369,990MILLBROOK by Lennar Single Family Homes 2,583 3,522 A/C sq. ft. From $484,990CHIASSO by D.R. HortonSingle Family Homes 2,800 3,659 A/C sq. ft. From $599,990RUNAWAY BAY by Lennar y ll y VILLAGE/ADDRESS DESCRIPTION PRICEMillbrook 3094 Aviamar Circle 3BR/2BA 1,876 A/C Sq. Ft. 675,000 3086 Aviamar Circle 3BR/3BA 2,524 A/C Sq. Ft. 775,000 Callista 2745 Callista Mar Way, #6-204 3BR/3BA 3,029 A/C Sq. Ft. 439,000 2731 Aviamar Circle, #10-101 3BR/3BA 2,502 A/C Sq. Ft. 320,000 2731 Aviamar Circle, #10-104 3BR/3BA 2,502 A/C Sq. Ft. 299,000 2718 Callista Court, #12-101 3BR/3BA 2,502 A/C Sq. Ft. 310,000 2710 Callista Court, #14-204 3BR/3BA 3,029 A/C Sq. Ft. 399,000 2713 Callista Court, #15-101 3BR/3BA 2,502 A/C Sq. Ft. 295,000 2713 Callista Court, #15-102 3BR/3BA 2,237 A/C Sq. Ft. 285,000 2713 Callista Court, #15-201 3BR/3BA 3,029 A/C Sq. Ft. 379,000 2713 Callista Court, #15-202 3BR/3BA 2,512 A/C Sq. Ft. 339,000 2717 Callista Court, #16-102 3BR/3BA 2,237 A/C Sq. Ft. 300,000 2717 Callista Court, #16-204 3BR/3BA 3,029 A/C Sq. Ft. 369,000 2721 Callista Court, #17-101 3BR/3BA 2,502 A/C Sq. Ft. 289,000 2721 Callista Court, #17-103 3BR/3BA 2,237 A/C Sq. Ft. 300,000 2721 Callista Court, #17-203 3BR/3BA 2,512 A/C Sq. Ft. 339,000VILLAGE/ADDRESS DESCRIPTION PRICECotton Green 3817 Cotton Green Path Dr. 3BR/2BA 1,900 A/C Sq. Ft. 295,000 Cranberry Crossing 9016 Cherry Oaks Trail 3BR/3BA 1,876 A/C Sq. Ft. 359,000 Serena 3176 Serena Lane, #15-201 3BR/3BA 3,010 A/C Sq. Ft. 359,000 3160 Serena Lane, #19-101 3BR/3BA 2,408 A/C Sq. Ft. 299,000 3160 Serena Lane, #19-102 3BR/3BA 2,408 A/C Sq. Ft. 309,000 3160 Serena Lane, #19-201 3BR/3BA 3,010 A/C Sq. Ft. 339,000 Marengo 3146 Aviamar Circle, #1-102 3BR/3BA 2,100 A/C Sq. Ft. 239,000 3138 Aviamar Circle, #3-202 3BR/3BA 2,200 A/C Sq. Ft. 249,000 3123 Aviamar Circle, #6-202 3BR/3BA 2,200 A/C Sq. Ft. 249,000 3035 Aviamar Circle, #9-201 3BR/3.5BA 2,488 A/C Sq. Ft. 265,000 3035 Aviamar Circle, #9-203 3BR/3BA 2,200 A/C Sq. Ft. 259,000 3031 Marengo Court, #10-103 3BR/3BA 2,100 A/C Sq. Ft. 334,000 3032 Marengo Court, #11-103 3BR/3BA 2,100 A/C Sq. Ft. 229,000 3032 Marengo Court, #11-202 3BR/3BA 2,200 A/C Sq. Ft. 234,000 3032 Marengo Court, #11-203 3BR/3BA 2,200 A/C Sq. Ft. 234,000 SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD Cotton Green Marengo M Serena Millbrook Callista
TalisPark.com bt A Kitson & Partners CommunityLife in Naples is becoming more refined. More relaxed. More healthful. And more intriguing. Starting with a bold new vision and a new name. Introducing Talis Park, formerly Tuscany Reserve. A fresh new collection of homes from overlooking the acclaimed Norman & Dye golf course. And a whole new take on the Club. Luxurious, indeed, but so much more. See whats to come Join our registry at TalisPark.comBroker participation is most welcome. Prices and speci cations are subject to change without notice. NEW FASHIONED
*All interior selections are offered through and must be made through the WCI Design Center. Certain selections may not be stan dard with the price of the homed selected. Offer good on new WCI homes contracted March 16 April 30, 2012. Contact the Sales Director at Manchester Square for details. Offer is subject to change or cancellation without notice. All references to clubs and membership opportunities and other amenities are subject to fees, dues and availability. Some photographs may be of locations or activities not in the community. Void where prohibited. WCI Communities, Inc. All rights reserved. CBC058372A I Nb Atbb A Ptn Tfr Mb Sb Irb Tfr Sn13659 Manchester Lane Naples, FL 34109 239.598.2370ManchesterSquareWCI.comWhether youre grilling with friends or letting the kids romp on the playground, the Clubhouse at Manchester Square complements the way you live. Stay in shape at the state-ofthe-art tness center. When you return home, take a relaxing swim in the pool or hit the court for a pick-up basketball game. With an unbeatable North Naples location close to dining, shopping and beaches, plus seven fabulous single-family home designs oering from 1,557 to 3,395 sq. of air-conditioned living area, Manchester Square oers the latest in Naples lifestyle livingyour lifestyle. 95 9 1 Imm o k a l e e Rd d d d d . G oodlette-Frank Rd A irport Pulling R d Livin g ston R d N aple s N N Va n d er b ilt Beac h R d Pine Ri dg e R d. M a nc he s t er r r Sq ua q q re W h i pp oo r w i ll Lane Osc e ola T r a i l Exit 1 07 E E xi t 111 Ti b u r n Va derbi a n ilt Su n-N-F u n Lagoon Wate rs side Sh ops at Pel elican Bay p Me r ca t o Amenities that enhance your life. Homes from $219,990 The Experience Is Everything. Spice Up Your New Home with WCIs FREE Kitchen Upgrade!* Up to $10,000
BROKER PARTICIPATION WELCOMED. ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS REFERENCE SHOULD BE MADE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. NOT AN OFFERING WHERE PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW. PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. From the $180s to over $2 millionVisit our Sales Center today. 8020 Grand Lely Drive, Naples, Florida 34113 (239) 793-2100 Lely Resort Realty, LLC, Exclusive Sales Agent, Licensed Real Estate Brokerwww.lely-resort.com Join us on Facebook Join us this Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. to celebrate the 7th Anniversary of the Players Club & Spa! Enjoy music and cake, and get a taste of our award-winning lifestyle at Lely Resort. Developerof the year Clubhouseof the year to celebr a dk m to celebr a a t t t e e e t t t t t t h h h h h h h h h h e e e e e Community of the year4 years in a row!featuring 3 championship golf courses, 7 tennis courts, 3 resort-style pools, a luxurious spa and fitness center, 4 clubhouses, a village center and 7 distinctive neighborhoods... PARTY! Everybody loves a Ol from the $180s Alden Woods from the $190s Players Cove from the $290s Moorgate Point from the low $300s Courtyards at Cordoba from the $360s Classics Estates from over $1 Million Our newest neighborhood offers expanded features and exquisite details designed for the discerning buyer. Topaz Series from the $390s Ruby Series from the $530s Emerald Series from the $640s Onyx Series from the $460s Sapphire Series from the $540s 0 s s Visit our MAJORCA MODEL participating in the CBIAs Multi-Site Parade of Homes Covington Place from the $640s J J J J J J J o o o o i i i i i i i n n n n u u s this S Farmers MarketThis Sunday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
28540 ALTESSA #101 $399,900 UNFURNISHED2BR/DEN/2 CAR GARAGE/1ST FLOOR/LAKE & GOLF VIEWS/GOLF MEMBERSHIP INCL. 11051 TRIESTE #201 $265,000 PAR TLY FURNISHED2BR/DEN/2BA/CARPORT/LAKE & GOLF VIEWS 2ND FLOOR END/GRANITE/GOLF MEMBERSHIP INCL. 11041 TRIESTE #103 $259,000 TURNKEY FURNISHED2BR/DEN/CARPORT/LAKE & GOLF VIEWS 1ST FLOOR/GRANITE/TILE/GOLF MEMBERSHIP INCL. 28340 ALTESSA WAY $549,900 UNFURNISHED2BR/DEN/POOL/UPGRADES GALORE/LARGE LAKE VIEW/WEST EXPOSURE! 28467 ALTESSA #101 $314,900 UNFURNISHED2BR/DEN/2 CAR GARAGE/1ST FLOOR/PRESERVE VIEW/ UPGRADES/GOLF MEMBERSHIP INCL. 12219 TOSCANA #201 $314,900 TURNKEY FURNISHED3BR/DEN/2BA/GARAGE/LAKE & GOLF COURSE VIEWS/ 2ND FLOOR/GOLF MEMBERSHIP INCL. Cassia Toscana Altessa Trieste Trieste Bellino 11041 TRIESTE #202 $175,000 TURNKEY FURNISHED2BR/2BA/CARPORT/LAKE & GOLF VIEWS/2ND FLOOR/GOLF MEMBERSHIP INCL. 11041 TRIESTE #206 $219,900 UNFURNISHED2BR/DEN/CARPORT/LAKE & GOLF VIEWS/2ND FLOOR/GRANITE/TILE/GOLF MEMBERSHIP INCL. Trieste 11101 TRIESTE #105 $169,000 TURNKEY FURNISHED2BR/2BA/CARPORT/LAKE & GOLF VIEWS/1ST FLOOR/GOLF MEMBERSHIP INCL. Trieste 11071 TRIESTE #205 $184,900 FURNISHED2BR/2BA/CARPORT/LAKE & GOLF VIEWS 2ND FLOOR/GOLF MEMBERSHIP INCL. Trieste Trieste
Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. Coldwell Banker, Coldwell Banker Previews International, And Previews Are Registered Trademarks Licensed To Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. An Equal Opportunity Company. Equal Housing Opportunity. Owned And Operated By NRT LLC. Picture Perfec View... MERIDIAN CLUB IN PARK SHORE 4901 GULF SHORE BLVD. #1203Tastefully updated beachfront 2+Den/3BA with fabulous views of the Gulf, Bay & City with impact windows. O ered at $1,149,000. WATERFRONT IN THE MOORINGS 210 SPRINGLINE DRIVEJUST REDUCED $275K! Minutes from Doctors Pass & the Gulf 3BR+Den, 3.5BA pool home on .45 acre lot with 167 of waterfront living, 2 boat docks one with a 20lb. lift. O ered at $1,950,000. OPEN SUNDAY 1-4 EMERALD LAKES 7156 MILL POND CIRCLEIncredibly priced 3BR/2BA residence with southern exposure, 11 ceilings, granite counters & tile throughout with room for pool. O ered at $229,500. REDUCED FAIRWAY GARDENS IN LELY 190 P EBBLE BEACH BLVD #102Updated 2BR/2BA residence with golf course & pool views. New counters, carpeting, A/C & more. O ered at $89,000 Kay Miller 239-898-3693. CLARIDGE IN PELICAN BAY 7515 P ELICAN BAY BLVD, #21AFabulous SW views over the Gulf from this completely updated 3BR/3BA unit on the 21st oor. Enjoy all the great Pelican Bay amenities. O ered at $1,130,000 MARTINIQUE CLUB IN MOORINGS 3003 GULF SHORE BLVD N, #201Panoramic view over swaying palms, sandy beach and Gulf from this 3BR/3BA unit on the 2nd oor. Direct beach access, pool and more! O ered at $995,000
your beach home awaitsPrivate and secluded beachfront home with Gulf views everywhere you look. Magnicently designed with ve bedrooms ensuite, library, theater room, formal dining room with built in temperature controlled glass wine coolers, glass elevator & shaft, custom glass hemmed balconies, and luxurious pool area with extensive water features. Recently reduced. $11,400,000 CHRISTOPHER A. BRAUNCHRIS@ALLNAPLES.COM 239.572.2200 WWW.ALLNAPLES.COMExpert Real Estate Services Since 19842011 Top Overall Agent for Downing-Frye Realty DOWNING-FRYE REALTY INC. rarely available140 protected water frontage, private cut-in boat slip, guest house, located on quiet cul-de-sac near Port Royal. $2,495,000 beach & boatingGulfshore Blvd., sunny 3/3 built 2004, deeded boat dock included, beach access across street, fantastic move-in condition. $1,395,000 tranquil & privateSerene 4/3 in Pelican Marsh, lake & golf course views. $799,000 panoramic vistas3/2 in Bayfront, panoramic water views, walk to 5th Avenue. $599,000 vanderbilt beach2/2 with Gulf views, walk to the beach, turnkey furnished. $395,000 secluded moorings4/4, West of Crayton, elegant simplicity, large tropical lot, deeded City park green space across the street. $1,095,000 perfect parkshoreUpdated 4/4, private & quiet large interior lot, impact glass, large paver pool area with bath access. $899,000
Naples Fabulous Properties, Fantastic Values Sothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each Oce Is Independently Owned And Operated. THE VILLAGE OFFICE | GULF SHORE BOULEVARD NORTH | NAPLES, FLORIDA | btbtt | PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY .COM OLD NAPLES | 5th Avenue South #307Urban living on 5th Ave S. with expansive views overlooking Cambier Park while enjoying Naples lifestyle. nf, Linda Perry/Judy Perry | 239.450.9113 email@example.com PARK SHORE | The Tropics #122Three bedroom, updated bayfront condominium. Walk to Venetian Village/ deeded beach access. nf, Cathy Owen | 239.213.7442 firstname.lastname@example.org PELICAN BAY | Avalon #J-7Completely updated 3BR/2BA property. Walk to community center and shopping. nr, Pat Duggan | 239.216.1980 email@example.com PINE RIDGE | 128 Myrtle Road Southern exposure on beautiful Lake Mockingbird. 1.65 acres. n,, Sue Black | 239.250.5611 firstname.lastname@example.org PELICAN BAY | St. Marissa #602Amazing Sunsets. 2BR+den, 2BAs, wellmaintained residence. Updated kitchen. Electric shutters. n, Sandra McCarthy-Meeks | 239.287.7921 email@example.com PARK SHORE | Meridian Club #1403Directly on the beach. Gorgeous, custom renovations, 2BR+den. Gulf & Bay views. n,r, Pat Duggan | 239.216.1980 firstname.lastname@example.org GLEN EAGLE | 373 Harvard LaneMinutes to Old Naples. 2000 built pool home with full Golf membership. n, Sandra McCarthy-Meeks | 239.287.7921 email@example.com PARK SHORE | Provence #1003 Spectacular Gulf views. Stunningly decorated, immaculate 3BR+den, 4.5 bath beachfront condominium. n,f, Otto Becker | 239.250.6808 firstname.lastname@example.org PELICAN BAY | 7853 Cocobay Drive Guest cabana, granite kitchen, updated 3BR+den with lake view. Close to beach, tennis and tness centers. n,, Cathy Owen | 239.213.7442 email@example.com OPEN SUN. PM MOORINGS | Admiralty Point I #608 Turnkey furnished 3BR with sunny south exposure and view of Doctors Pass and the Gulf. n,r,f Jeri Richey | 239.269.2203 firstname.lastname@example.org PELICAN BAY WOODSSW exposure, volume ceilings, granite island kitchen & impeccable craftsmanship in this 6400 SF custom home. n,, Cathy Owen | 239.213.7442 email@example.com PARK SHORE | Lexington #10Five minutes to private Park Shore beach 3 minutes to the market10 minutes to 5th Ave S. nf,f Linda Perry/Judy Perry | 239.450.9113 firstname.lastname@example.org PELICAN BAY | 7009 Rue De Marquis Move right in to this beautifully remodeled 3BR/3.5BA villa with SW views over pool to golf course. Beach tram. nr, Jane Darling | 239.290.3112 email@example.com NAPLES CAY | Baypointe #504Elegantly appointed with 3BR/3BAS, spacious front terrace and oered turnkey furnished. n,tf, Pat Duggan | 239.216.1980 firstname.lastname@example.org JUST REDUCED! PELICAN BAY | Grosvenor #1705Spectacular views, 17th oor sky-high living! Granite & marble in updated kitchen. Extralarge two bedroom. n, Jeri Richey | 239.269.2203 email@example.com OPEN SUN. PM PENDING OPEN SUN. PM PINE RIDGE | 92 Center Street A private family compound perfectly set on Middle Lake. Main house, guest house and detached oce/garage. n,f, Sue Black | 239.250.5611 firstname.lastname@example.org
*National Association of Home Builders GOLD AWARD winner for Community of the Year, the only Florida Winner in 31 years, and NAHB GOLD AWARD for Best Clubhouse. WINNER #1 COMMUNITY AND #1 CLUBHOUSE IN THE UNITED STATES!* 031412-607Discover Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club, an award-winning fusion of architecture, waterfront homes, ve-star resort style amenities and vibrant lifestyle. Water-ski, sail or sh on the 700 acre freshwater lake, play golf on the signature championship golf course, hone your tennis skills, enjoy a luxurious treatment at the full-service European style spa, attend one of hundreds of events on the social calendar or simply relax in the dreamy beachside cabanas on our three miles of private white sandy beach. Its all here, in one luxurious location unparalleled in Florida. New homes from $500,000 to over $5 million.ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATION OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, M AKE REFERENCE TO THIS ADVERTISEMENT AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. This is not intended to be an offering or solicitation of sale in any jurisdiction where the development is not registered in accordanc e with applicable law or where such offering or solicitation woul d otherwise be prohibited by law. Prices, plans, artists rend erings, photos, land uses, dimensions, specications, improvemen ts, materials, amenities and availability are subject to change without notice. Copyright 2012, Miromar Development Corporation. Miromar Lakes is a registered service mark of Miromar Development Corporatio n.
Michael V Taranto, PhD239.email@example.com Oce: 239.325.3512 | 601 5th Avenue South | Naples, FL 34102 TarantoTeam.com Lauren Taranto, PA239.firstname.lastname@example.org ICINOMARE 1625 GULF SHORE BOULEVARD SOUTHOLDE NAPLES FLORIDAFIRST TIME EVER OPEN TO THE PUBLIC SUNDAY MARCH 18TH 1-4 PM 19 ROOM ESTATE $7,400,000 BEACH ACROSS THE STREET!
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**Home and community information, including pricing, included features, terms, availability and amenities are subject to change or prior sale at any time without notice or obligation. Pictures, photographs, features, colors and sizes are approximate for illustration purposes only and will vary from the homes as built. P lease see a sales representative for a complete list of homes. 2/29/122. FIDDLERS CREEK Single-Family Homes High $300s** NAPLES, FL 34119239.304.8511DRHORTON.COM/SWFLA 846Alico Rd Immokalee Rd Vanderbilt Beach Rd Davis Blvd Radio Rd Bonita Beach Rd Corkscrew Rd Livingston RdGulf of MexicoCOLLIER COUNTY Fort Myers Sanibel Naples Beach Springs Bonita 3 1 2 Summit Place Coming Soon!Brand New Townhomes from the $160s**Naples | 239.354.0243 3. HORSE CREEK Single-Family Homes from the $400s** ONLY 2 HOMES LEFT! NAPLES, FL 34110239.593.1633 239.354.0243The gates have opened at D.R. Hortons newest community in Naples. With 60 homesites NEW Single-Family Homes from the mid $200s** Decorated Model Now Open! Come Visit Today!Directions: One block north of Vanderbilt Beach Road on Collier Blvd. BUCKS RUN
PRIVATE LABEL LIVING Floridas Premier Luxury Builder Call for a Private Showing 239.206.4696 LondonBayLuxury.com FURNISHED MODEL HOMES INTERIOR DESIGN BY ROMANZA, LLC GOINGGOING... THESE DEALS ARE SO UNBELIEVABLE, they may already be gone. 60%REDUCTION IN PRICE NOW $1,490,000 Furnished Model Original List Price $3,750,000 Bermuda Inspired Architecture & Environmentally Friendly 4,642 sq. ft. A/C Living 6,704 sq. ft. Total 42%REDUCTION IN PRICENOW $2,190,000 Furnished Model Original List Price $3,750,000 Majestic Views of the Quarrys Spectacular Wide Water Lake 5,306 sq. ft. A/C Living 7,122 sq. ft. Total 58%REDUCTION IN PRICENOW $995,000 Furnished Model Original List Price $2,350,000 Views of the 17th Green & Private Reserve 3,712 sq. ft. A/C Living 5,208 sq. ft. Total
ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, M AKE REFERENCE TO THIS BROCHURE AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSE. EQUAL HOUSINGOPPORTUNITY , The New Wave In Luxury Living Take Wiggins Pass Road To Vanderbilt Drive 13675 Vanderbilt Drive at Wiggins Pass Road239.591.2727 | aqua-naples.com3 MODELS OPEN DAILYPACTRealtyOFFERED EXCLUSIVELY BYAqua represents the ultimate Naples lifestyle with large (3,500-plus square feet of living space), threeand four-bedroom luxury residences featuring breath-taking water views, boat slips with direct access to the Gulf, on-site concierge, a spectacular sky lounge, state-of-the-art theatre, and more. With only 48 residences, its just minutes away from Naples renowned beaches, shopping and restaurants. Prices start at $1,175,000. T h N h h h h h Single-family homes from 2,062 to over 3,000 sq. ft. starting at $299,990. Single-family home designs ranging from two to ve bedrooms in this exclusive gated North Naples community DESIRABLE NORTH NAPLES LOCATION!Located on Vanderbilt Beach Road, east of I-75 and west of 951.239.514.2706*Offer only valid for rm and binding contracts between 1/1/2012 and 3/31/2012 with qualifying oor plans. Binding contracts must be submitted and approved by Black Bear Ridge Naples, LLC (Black Bear Ridge). Non-qualifying oor plans shall receive a $30,000 credit towards a Black Bear Ridge pool selection. The $30,000 dollars is based on current r etail value. Black Bear Ridge is not responsible for late, incomplete or misdirected contracts. Black Bear Ridge shall determine and designate qualifying oor plans in its sole and absolute discretion; which is nal and non-appealable. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.A pool is included with every home purchase, a Retail Value up to $30,000* A POOLWITH EVERY HOME! Developer of the YearStockDevelopment.com Black Bear RidgeBROKER PARTICIPATION WELCOMED. ORAL REPRESENTATION CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. BLACK BEAR RIDGE DEVELOPED BY BLACK BEAR RIDGE NAPLES, LLC MEMBER OF THE STOCK DEVELOPMENT FAMILY OF COMPANIES. THE RENDERINGS, DESIGNS AND OTHER DEPICTIONS MAY BE OF LOCATIONS OR ACTIVITIES NOT ON THE PROPERTY HOWEVER, ARE BASED ON CURRENT DEVELOPMENT PLANS AND ARE FOR THE PURPOSE OF ILLUSTRATION ONLY AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.When Quality Matters OPEN ALL WEEKEND! Naples Multi-Site Parade of Homes Sponsored by CBIAFriday & Saturday 10 5 p.m. Sunday 12 5 p.m.
A true architectural masterpiece. Port Royal1120 Galleon DriveNick Potestio 404-7374NPotestio@JohnRWood.com Recent Price Reduction $6,449,000 Open 1-4pm, March 18thBreathtaking Southwestern views and an open oor plan for entertaining and serene waterfront living! Brand-new one, two, three-bedroom condominiums Sales center & designer models open daily BROKER PARTICIPATION WELCOME Enjoy Fort Myers endless summer in style, with an average temperature of 78 degrees year round. Waterfront living with stunning views from floor-to-ceiling windows and resort-style amenities such as two swimming pools, tennis courts, a spa and fitness center and an on-site marina.Waterfront Luxury Condominiums from the $180,000s.239.494.8779 | OasisCondos.com | 3000 Oasis Grand Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33916Oral representations cannot be relied upon as correctly stating representations of the developer. For correct representations, make reference to the documents required by section 718.503, Florida statutes, to be furnished by a developer to a buyer or les see. Why does summer ever have to end?
BROKER PARTICIPATION WELCOMED. ORAL REPRESENTATION CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. SECOYA RESERVE DEVELOPED BY SECOYA, LLC MEMBER OF THE STOCK DEVELOPMENT FAMILY OF COMPANIES. THE RENDERINGS, DESIGNS AND O THER DEPICTIONS MAY BE OF LOCATIONS OR ACTIVITIES NOT ON THE PROPERTY HOWEVER, ARE BASED ON CURRENT DEVELOPMENT PLANS AND ARE FOR THE PURPOSE OF ILLUSTRATION ONLY AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. $10,000IN OPTIONS & UPGRADES! Secoya Reserve 50% SOLDIN LESS THAN 1 YEARSingle-family homes from 1,809 sq. ft. starting from the $290s.Located off Livingston Road on Veterans Memorial Blvd. approximately 2 miles north of Immokalee Road.239.514.1215 Developer of the YearStockDevelopment.com Immokalee RoadVanderbilt Beach Rd.SECOYA RESERVE I-75 Veterans Memorial Blvd. Livingston RoadImmokalee Road DESIRABLE NORTH NAPLES LOCATION!For a limited time with the purchase of a home at Secoya Reserve, RECEIVE $10,000 IN OPTIONS AND UPGRADES! Choose from a variety of single-family home designs ranging from two to ve bedrooms in this exclusive gated North Naples community. When Quality MattersFriday & Saturday 10 5 p.m. Sunday 12 5 p.m. Come see us during CBIAs Multi-Site Parade of Homes
Sales Center Open Daily 10-6pm I 13100 Plantation Roadwww.bellacasaluxury.com All dimensions are approximate and all oor plans are subject to change by the developer without notice. Prices, plans, descriptions, features and amenities are subject to change.LUXURY DECORATED MODELS OPEN DAILY off Daniels Pkwy & Plantation Road (239) 288-5117 $80sfrom thebrand new luxury units Location, Location, Location Oral representation cannot be relied upon as correctly stating representations of the developer for correct representations, make reference to this brochure and to the documents required by section 718.503, orida statues, to be furnished by a developer to buy or lessee. Brokers Welcome the best OPPORTUNITY in fort myers Can NOW be yours TODAY! Jacki Strategos SRES, G.R.I., e-Pro239-370-1222JStrategos@att.netwww.JackiStrategos.com Richard Droste Realtor239email@example.com 4.77 Acres w/lake, barn, utilities, cleared & fenced. Perfect locationbetween Marco & downtown Naples.11441 Riggs Road $299,000 ZONING TAX BENEFITSGenerous open floor plan. 3BR/2BA, tray ceilings, large tile, breakfast area. Rialto at Hammock Bay $328,000 BEAUTIFUL SUNSET VIEWS Free Country Club Membership. Free Players Club Membership. 2007 built home on lake.6163 Dogleg Court $399,000 LELY RESORT Kimberly Zuponcic (239) 290-3986 NAPLES PARK BLOCK All New Appliances, Granite, Tile, NEW A/C, New Paint Inside and Out...Less than one mile to BEACH. $275,000 ST. ANDREWS221 Cypress Way E #203, N. Naples. 2/2/ Condo. Overlooks LaPlaya Golf Course. 4 miles to the beach. $79,900 PENDINGKAZ works for you.. HERITAGE GREENS 1837 Avian Court, Naples. Southern lake views. Arrow Head Golf Course, no memberships required. $299,000 Turnkey PENDING Got Download? The iPad App Its Local. Its Entertaining. Its Mobile. Its FREE! Search Florida Weekly in the iTunes App Store today. Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.com iPad is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. All rights reserved. Subscribe online at www.FloridaWeekly.com or Call 239.325.1960 Get Florida Weekly delivered to your mailbox for only$3195PER YEAR*Rates are based on standard rate postage. A one-year in-county subscription will cost $31.95 to cover shipping and handling. Call for out-of-county and out-of-state postage and pricing options. June MillerRealtor(502) 836-0890 Sally Masters, P.A.Broker Associate(239) 253-1579 Your Dream Team for Listing and Selling... GREY OAKS GREY OAKS EAGLE CREEK BRIARWOODElegance and terric views of the Golf Course from this lovely Estates home. 3BR+Den and 4 full bathrooms, private pool / spa. Priced at $1,645,000. is home oers 3BR Den, 3.5 Baths, Beautiful long views of the lake from the private pool and spa, Must see custom interior. Priced at $1,389,500. Immaculately maintained 3BR, 3BA home. is home oers a great open oor plan, a large private pool, and terric views of the golf course, clubhouse and fountain. Priced at $599,000. is 3BR, 2BA has a newly renovated kitchen, and a beautifully updated master bath, great oor plan with separate living and family rooms, a large fenced-in back yard with private koi pond. Priced at $329,000.
Get Florida Weekly delivered to your mailbox for only$3195*PER YEAR*Rates are based on standard rate postage. A one-year in-county subscription will cost $31.95 to cover shipping and handling. Call for out-of-county and out-of-state postage and pricing options. Subscribe online at www.FloridaWeekly.com or Call 239.325.1960 3 BEDROOMS, 2 BATHS, $399,950 RECORDED INFO 24 HOURS CALL 1-877-315-3717 ID #1001 2 BEDROOMS, 2 BATHS, $129,000 RECORDED INFO 24 HOURS 1-877-315-3717 ID #1010 4 BEDROOMS, 3.5 BATHS, $395,000 RECORDED INFO 24 HOURS CALL 1-877-315-3717 ID #1020 Wyndemere Windstar"Marketing Masters of Southwest Florida" Richard T. Dingfelder239-961-9896 firstname.lastname@example.org www.NaplesLists.com 24-Hour Recorded Information Hotline!Call 1-877-315-3717 Anytime 24 Hours a Day for a Recorded Description of Any of These Featured Properties!Enter ID Number to Hear a Property Description NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB32 WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 Golf Course Condos. (includes membership) From $179,990Golf Course Carriage Homes From $201,990Golf Course Single Family Homes From $400,000 $2MLuxury Resort Style Condos From $180,000 to $760,000Gated Community Single Family Homes From $299,990 to $650,000NAPLES NEW CONSTRUCTION AVAILABILITY!Call or email for a full list of new construction communities Gabriele H Vretta James W. Bates239-919-5261 Susan@JWBates.comColdwell Banker Residential R E. 4851 Tamiami Trail N. Naples 34103 Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. Coldwell Banker, Coldwell Banker Previews International, And Previews Are Registered Trademarks Licensed To Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. An Equal Opportunity Company. Equal Housing Opportunity. Owned And Operated By NRT LLC. PLEASE CONTACT LISA TASHJIAN TODAY TO VIEW THESE AND OTHER NAPLES HOMES Lisa_Tashjian@comcast.net(239) 259-7024VANDERBILT BEACH 10620 Gulf Shore Drive #501 Spectacular water views of Vanderbilt Bay & the Gulf from this elegant 3 BR/3.5BA corner unit with Den. Gulf Access, steps to Beach. Ask about Boat Dock/ Cabana! $1,495,000PELICAN BAY6001 Pelican Bay Boulevard #1406 Gulf & Golf views from 14th oor. Beautifully renovated, spacious 3BR/3BA, walk-in closets, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops 2 balconies, 2 garage spaces. $669,000 From Golf to Gulf...PELICAN MARSH 4+DEN 3.5BA ............................ $1,499,000 PELICAN MARSH 5BR 4.5BA ................................. $1,379,000 VINEYARDS 4+DEN 3BA ...........................................$799,000 LELY RESORT 3+DEN 2.5 BA ...................................$539,000 NAPLES LAKES CC 3+DEN 3BA ..............................$468,500 WYNDEMERE CC 3BR 3BA .....................................$429,000 OPEN HOUSESaturday & Sunday 1 to 4 pmSee this new elegant design, rebuilt, newly furnished waterfront home; an open living, dining and kitchen oor plan has shaker wood cabinets and unique granite top. Never used stainless steel appliances and classy porcelain oors throughout. This (3) bedroom; (2) bath easy living home is an excellent vacation retreat or a yearround dream home. Newly furnished and move-in-ready! A boaters dream with 80 of waterfront and mahogany deck is a direct access to Naples Bay and minutes to the Gulf. REDUCED TO $1,239,000 1443 MARLIN DRIVE, ROYAL HARBOR Geri Howardwww.GeriHowardNaplesRealEstate.com Cell: 617.413.8955 Home Ofce: 239.417.2996 Email: GeriHoward@MSN.com PRICE REDUCTION A great time to buy... A great place to live... A great Lifestyle! Home expo, workshops set for March 19The Collier Building Industry Association and the American Society of Interior Designers, Florida South Chapter host Romancing the Home from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, March 19, at the Hilton Naples. Admission is $10 per person. Attendees will see the newest products and services and meet design and industry professionals. Workshops will begin at the top of ever hour starting at 1 p.m. on topics such as How to Select Your Contractor and Five Things You Must Consider When Planning and Designing Your Dream Kitchen. For more information, contact the CBIA at 436-6100 or www.cbia.net, or the ASID chapter at (954) 926-7555 or www.asidfsc. org. Lennar unveils new model in Treviso BayLennar Homes introduces the Toscana model for Treviso Bay. The 2,553-square-foot residence has an open kitchen/family room design and comes with Lennars Everythings Included package with granite countertops, upgraded GE Monogram appliances, front load washer/dryer, crown molding in the living areas and high impact windows. The entrance to Treviso Bay is off U.S. 41 east of downtown Naples. For more information, call 304-8609 or visit www.lennar.com/swflsave.
Exclusively Listed byRichard T. Schwandt, CPA, REALTORRichard@LeeCountyHouses.com www.LeeCountyHouses.comPELICAN LANDING lot in Pelican Landing and this Jack Arnold-style estate home HABORAGE PELICAN LANDING PELICAN LANDING INTEGRITY EXPERTISE DIRECTION FOR REAL ESTATEAMERIVEST Realty Pelican Isle II #302: 2677SF, wood rs, Gulf views, LaPlaya membership avail. $729,000 Pelican Isle II #702: New A/C units & water heater, W. views of the Gulf of Mexico. $899,000 Pelican Isle II #402: Granite kit, wood/tile rs, Gulf of Mexico views, 3/3 2677SF. $839,000 Pelican Isle III #602: Waterfront! Marble oors, new decor, 2 lanais, 2677SF. $799,000 Pelican Isle II #404: Waterfront, amazing views, furnished, 4/3.5Ba., end unit. $1,099,000 Pelican Isle II #303: Walk into breathtaking views, wood rs, granite kit, furnished. $829,000 Pelican Isle III #601: 3050SF, end unit, 2 lg. wrap around lanais, Views! $989,000 Boat Slips Available: Boaters dream 1200 yards from your slip to the Gulf of Mexico www.GulfnGolfNaples.com www.WigginsPass.com www.Fosterteam.Listingbook.com www.youtube.com/fosterteamnaples email@example.com GENE FOSTER 239.253.8002 BRIDGETTE FOSTER 239.253.8001 'Download AT&T code or = scanner on your 'Smart phone' and read our QR code' Residences of Pelican Isle Open House Sunday, March 18th 1-4pm
B34 41 41 41Bonita Springs Bonita SpringsNaplesImmokalee RoadLivingston RoadBonita Beach Road3 Oaks PkwyCoconut RdOld U.S. 41Old U.S. 41Pine Ridge Road Golden Gate Blvd. Davis BlvdCollier Blvd Collier Blvd Airport Pullimg RdGulf Shore Blvd.Park Shore Dr. Rattlesnake Hammock Road Goodlette Frank RoadVanderbilt Beach Road Radio Road Marco Island Florida Weeklys Open HousesOpen Houses are Sunday 1-4, unless otherwise marked 2 4 3 5 15 6 10 16 17 13 14 11 7 19 8 9 12 18 1 20 22 23 25 28 24 27 26 29 30 31 32 33 34 21www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB34 REAL ESTATE MARCH 15-21, 2012 35 36>$200,0001 OLD NAPLES VILLAGE GREEN HERON CLUB 464 Broad Avenue South #H464 $228,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Tess McCarthy 239.207.0118 M-W-F 3-6>$300,0002 FIDDLERS CREEK PEPPER TREE 8544 Pepper Tree Way $325,000 PSIR Maureen Joyce 239.784.1288 3 WINDSTAR 3640 Haldeman Creek Dr. $399,950 Keating Associates Richard T. Dingfelder 239.961.9896 12:00-3:00pm March 18 >$400,000 4 LEMURIA 7172 Lemuria Circle #1602 From $400,000 PSIR Tom Gasbarro 239.404.4883 Sun 12-4 5 MERCATO THE STRADA 9123 Strada Place From $400,000 PSIR Call 239.594.9400 Mon-Sat 10-8 & Sun 12-8 6 WYNDEMERE VILLA FLORESTA 156 Via Napoli $439,000 PSIR Kathryn Hurvitz 239.659.5126>$500,000 7 BONITA BAY ESPERIA & TAVIRA 26951 Country Club Drive From $500,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Call 239.495.1105 Mon-Sat 10-5 & Sun 10-5 8 MEDITERRA BRENDISI 29120 Brendisi Way, 201 $525,000 PSIR Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 9 CROSSINGS MILL RUN 6941 Mill Run Circle $599,900 PSIR Dave/ Ann Renner 239.404.6460>$600,000 10 VINEYARDS VALLEY OAK 214 Silverado Drive $619,000 PSIR Mara Muller 239.272.6170 11 MEDITERRA 28510 Calabria Ct. #202, Naples, FL 34110 $659,000 Amerivest Realty David William Auston 239.280.5433 1-4 pm March 18 12 MOORINGS 720 Binnacle Drive $699,000 PSIR Randy Wilson 239.450.9091 >$700,000 13 PELICAN ISLES CONDOMINIUMS 435 Dockside Dr $729,000 $1,099,000 Amerivest Realty Bridgette Foster 239.253.8001 1-4 pm March 18 14 THE DUNES GRANDE PRESERVE 280 Grande Way From $799,000 PSIR Call 239.594.1700 Mon-Sat 10-5 & Sun 12-5 >$900,000 15 THE BROOKS SHADOW WOOD IDLEWILDE 10096 Idle Pine Lane $985,000 PSIR Pam Umscheid 239.691.3541>$1,000,000 16 OLD NAPLES VILLAS TORINO 355 9th Avenue South $1,125,000 PSIR Marty/Debbi McDermott 239.564.4231 17 PELICAN LANDING SANCTUARY 3611 Sanctuary Lakes Drive $1,175,000 PSIR Daniel Pregont 239.272.8020 18 ROYAL HARBOR 1443 Marlin Drive 1,249,000 Keating Associates Geri Howard 617.413. 8955 1 -4 pm 3/17 3/18 19 VANDERBILT BEACH 311 Flamingo Avenue $1,275,000 PSIR VK Melhado 239.216.6400 20 COLLIERS RESERVE 12495 Colliers Reserve Drive $1,285,000 PSIR Sharon Kaltenborn 239.248.1964 21 BONITA BAY HIDDEN HARBOR 27261 Lakeway Court $1,395,000 PSIR Harriet Harnar 239.273.5443 22 TIBURON SERAFINA 2955 Tiburon Blvd East $1,395,000 PSIR Alison Kalb 239.564.0714 23 PELICAN BAY COCOBAY 7853 Cocobay Drive $1,399,999 PSIR Jeff Cox 239.777.0078 24 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1220 Gordon River Trail From $1,500,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Call 239.261.3148 Mon-Sat 9-5 & Sun 12-5 25 NORTH NAPLES OAKES ESTATES 1680 Oakes Blvd. $1,599,999 PSIR Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 26 OLD NAPLES 1025 5th Street South $1,629,000 PSIR Virgina Wilson 239.450.9090 27 GREY OAKS CAPISTRANO 2817 Capistrano Way $1,650,000 PSIR Mary Catherine White 239.287.2818 28 PELICAN MARSH TERRABELLA 9057 Terranova Drive $1,650,000 PSIR Terri Moellers 239.404.7887 29 BONITA BAY TAVIRA 4851 Bonita Bay Blvd. #1202 $1,695,000 PSIR Ginger Lickley 239.860.4661 30 MOORINGS 210 Springline Dr $1,950,000 Coldwell Banker Judy Hansen 239.248.4735 1-4 pm March 18>$2,000,000 31 VANDERBILT BEACH MORAYA BAY 11125 Gulfshore Drive #407 From $2,500,000 PSIR Call 239.514.5050 Mon-Sat 10-5 & Sun 12-5 32 COQUINA SANDS NAPLES CASAMORE 1752 Gulf Shore Blvd. North From $2,800,000 PSIR Call 239.963.4242 Open Daily 12-4>$3,000,000 33 AQUALANE SHORES 1976 5th Street South $3,950,000 PSIR Vincent Bandelier 239.450.5976 34 PARK SHORE 308 Turtle Hatch Road $3,995,000 PSIR Michael G. Lawler 239.213.7475>$6,000,000 35 PORT ROYAL 3999 Rum Row $6,500,000 PSIR Virgina Amoroso 239.860.1099>$7,000,000 36 OLD NAPLES 1625 Gulfshore Blvd South 7,400,000 Royal Shell Lauren Taranto 239.572.3078 1-4 pm March 18
Illustrated Properties 239.287.6732 239.370.8687 Pristine Pool Home! Pristine 4BR,3.5BA Carlyle with Southern exposure, features plenty of windows to let in the natural light! Cherry, bright neutral interior, upgraded throughout, screened lanai with lake views and heated pool. Don't miss this one! $479,000 Special Oakmont 3BR,2.5BA plus den for the quality seeker extra wide lot, granite in kitchen, newer appliances, new A/C and hot water heater, pool with stamped concrete deck, quiet location. $399,000 Style and value in one package! 4BR,3BA plus den, Windsor model offers formal dining and living room, updated kitchen,granite, newer appliances, large tile in living areas, large screened lanai with private pool and lake views! $480,000 The Manor, only 18 of these beauties were built in Village Walk. 4 plus den, 3 1/2 baths, 3 car, with pool. $549,000 Upgraded Oakmont priced to sell! Full Hurricane shutters, large screened patio, mostly tile, newer a/c and appliances. $335,000 Capri with pool. 2 bedroom, 2 baths, 2 car and bridge views from pool area. $259,000 EXQUISITE 4BR, plus den, 3.5BA, and 3-Car garage former Manor model is located endless decorating and entertaining possibilities! The private master suite is a self contained hideaway, designed to give the homeowner a private retreat. Other features include newer A/C, crown moldings, a large private screened patio with a heated pool, full hurricane protection and more! $475,000 LOCATION LOCATION! 2BR,2BA, 2-Car attached garage Capri Villa situated on a rarely available wide lot and just a short stroll to all amenities! The bright and cherry home with southern exposure features tile in den, built-entertainment center, plantation shutters, large screened lanai with lake views, hurricane protection and more! A must see $239,900 PENDING Popular Capri 2BR, 2BA, 2-Car attached garage The villa offers tile in all living areas, built-in entertainment center, full hurricane protection, and a large screened lanai with private heated pool and lake views! $254,000 features superb detail thought out the entire home! The upgrades are endless and must be seen to appreciate! This home is sure to please the most discriminating buyer! $489,900 PENDING PENDING NEW PRICENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 B35 REAL ESTATE NEWSMAKERSChristine Citrano of John R. Wood Realtors received the 2011 Realtor Spirit Award from the Womens Council of Realtors, Naples-on-the-Gulf Chapter. She holds the position of chapter secretary. Patrick Dearborn has joined the board of directors at John R. Wood Realtors. The board is comprised of the top 12 agents in the company based on prior year production. Appointed for one-year terms, they are available to the executive committee to provide input on the agencys various programs and policies. Gary Dumas has been promoted to president and CEO of Bonita Bay Group, filling the position formerly held by Brian Lucas, who now resumes his role as vice chairman of the companys board of directors. Mr. Dumas joined Bonita Bay Group more than 10 years ago and has served in various management positions throughout his tenure, most recently as vice president, with oversight of staff, development and operations, including: real estate and golf operations at the Verandah community in Fort Myers; Sweetwater Landing; Bonita Bay Marina, Backwater Jacks, BayWoods and The Lutgert C ompanies High-Rises at Bonita Bay; daily-fee play at the Bonita Bay East golf course; Resource Conservation Systems; and land holdings for future development. He holds a bachelors degree in business administration from the University of Florida. His background includes serving as general manager of Club Corporation of America, with high-end business clubs in four states. Mr. Lucas joined the executive team of Bonita Bay Group in 2004 as vice president of special projects. In 2010, he took on the role of president and CEO, in addition to serving as vice chairman of the board. He is a graduate of Stetson University and a member of the board of directors of Habitat for Humanity in Lee and Hendry counties and a former citizen member of The News-Press editorial board. He was a regional chair for Leadership Florida where, as a graduate of Class XXV, he also served on the board and as a council advisor. Kathy Farias has joined John R. Wood Realtors in the agencys central Naples office. Originally from Argentina, Ms. Farias joined the real estate industry in Milwaukee more than 30 years ago. She received her Florida real estate license six years ago and worked in Miami before joining John R. Wood Realtors. She is a member of the Naples Area Board of Realtors, the National Association of Realtors and the Wisconsin Board of Realtors. John R. Wood Realtors announces its most recent Circle of Excellence award recipients for achievements in sales: Presidents Award: Bill Earls and Larry Lappin Diamond ($20 million-plus): Marie Harris/Team Harris, Bunny Caravello Team, Wood-McMahon Team, Paula Sims, Pat Van Osten, Monika DeBenedictis, Michelle Vacondios, Jim Mayer, Linda Mayer, Mike Shepard, Robyn Pfister Griffin, Dee Dee Ditto, Jennifer Russo, Bill Earls, Larry Lappin, Aaron Earls, Friley Saucier, Bill Verdonk and Jim Flack. Emerald ($10 million-$20 million): Dave Morton, Garren Grup, David Luciano, Robert Keck, Sarah Thompson, Mal Griffin, Barbara Dunlap, Darline Hiller, John Aycock, JoAnne Aycock, Yvonne Wood, Charles Berry, Pam Walters, Keith Marvelle, Ryan Nor dyke, J ack Walsh, Jeff Bucholz, Gil Clark, Donna Clark, Ryan Batey, Kelly Prue, Nan Dietrich, Patricia Weeks, Mary and Jamey Halpin, Heather Wightman, Ginny Nobbe, Cindy Garcia, Pat Candito, Tommy Candito, Frank Candito, Karyn Samuel, Rowan Samuel, Debbie Frost, Matt Frost, Greg Gorman, David Burke, Mary Kay Hart, Alex Kincaid, Mindy Young, Joanne Rathbun, Patrick Dearborn, Alysia Testa, Carol Fox, Sandy Malone, Sarah Theiss, Laurie Bellico, Lance Donovan, Bonnie Camp, Michael Dillard, Cheryl Turner, Sara Rice Williams, Lynette Grout, Jill Rogers, Lauren Taylor-Brooker, Anita Colletti and Shannon LeFevre. Platinum ($5 million-$10 million): Chris/Jay Siemers, Carol Gerety, Kris Champeau, Karen Sweatlock, Erin Campbell, Bob Campbell, Kim Stalcup, Rose Mary Everett, Jessica Sowin, Diane Rudd, Peter Rudd, Mary Naylor, Jacques Groenteman, Kim Case, Chip Case, Cynthia Miles, Darren Miles, Maggie Sanders, Connie Spitzmiller, Mitch and Sandi Williams, Jim Scartz, Cheryl Aquafresca, Monte Gerard, Gillian Packwood, Doug Stewart, Albie Varoski, Bruce Miller, Ethel McQuillen, Peg Timpone, Nandy Miller, Maria Dorota Harris, Cindy Kruesi, Susan Wall, Kellie Brown, Mike Sokol, Jeannette Batten, Jill Pyszkowski, Frank Petras, Monika Goodrich, Jim Elson, Dana Billings-Lark, Merry Coolidge, Sharon Turnblad, Nelly Willshire, Michelle Harrison, Paula Van Zuidam, Dustin Beard, Jennifer White, Jackie Hauserman and Oscar Velez. Gold ($3 million-$5 million): Kate Del Gatto/Mimi Von Schreiner, Judy Richardson/Dennis Robichaud, Janette Engelhardt, Fran Engelhardt, John Newman, Bob and Janet Jones, Bobbie Dusek, Alex Dusek, Margaret Hutchison, Audrey Carmony, Judy Stead, Jim Lorden, Chris Mier, Deborah Hylemon, Doug Decaster, Diana McCoy, Michelle Paradis, Kim Ellis, Brooke Connors, Michelle Abner, Nina Link, Rebecca Burnett-Grubb, Keri Huber, Lynn Fulton, Tripp Champion, Esther Van Lare, Grant Keiser, Chad Phipps, Judith Kemble, Jim Trzna, Mike Dodge, Karen Champion, Scott Lepore, Debbie Zvibleman, Barbara Salinas, Linda Loomis, Caterina Coverini, Barbara Morley, Claire Licciardi, Amy Velyvis, Natalie Kirstein, Helen Janssen, Sharon Grabau, Richard Schwandt, Heather Zurlo, Dennis Brando, John Turner, Lynn Atkinson, Kevin Smith, Krista Goede, Danni Sadler, Doug Treadwell, Chuck Felix, Maryanne Kennedy, Adam Carriero, Shawn Bleh, Annmarie Giannini, Sharon Worley and Roxanne Menna. Dearborn Dumas Lucas
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Judy Branch grew up in Los Angeles with Cher as a best friend. At age 20, she was hired by trumpet player Harry James and began touring the world as a singer with his band. Throughout her career, she has performed with Wes Montgomery, Kenny Drew Jr. and Lionel Hampton, among others. Now performing under the name Jebry (a nickname her father created from her full name, Judith Eleanore Branch), she lives in Naples and has steady weekly gigs around town. This week, the Jebry and Friends Quintet performs from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, March 18, as part of the Bayshore Cultural and Performing Arts Centers Jazz in the Park series at Sugden Regional Park. The show will include modern jazz, Dixieland and some Broadway tunes. Admission is free, but parking is $5. Jebrys goal is not just to sing, but also to entertain. People dont want to just stare at the singer, they want to feel they are part of the group, she says. So I joke around a lot. I hand the microphone around for people to sing. They clap and dance. They have fun. She grew up in a musical family, with a mother who played several instruments and a father who was a drummer and singer. The house was filled with jazz music from Ella Fitzgerald, Mel Torme and Frank Sinatra. Jebrys father owned several restaurants that catered to movie stars and record moguls. He paid for Jebry to record a demo, which he gave to an agent. That person connected her with trumpeter Mr. James, who taught her the ropes. Eventually, Jebry formed her own band, which included Bobby McFerrin on piano. She spent 20 years on the road, performing at jazz clubs and theaters throughout Europe, Asia, Greenland, Iceland and Drawn to jazz, Jebry makes songs her ownMining theSEE JEBRY, C21 SEE BOOKS, C4 LARSON ERIK LARSON IS A TIME TRAVELER. Using letters, diaries, books, newspaper articles and extensive research, he delves into the past, seeking stories that once were wellknown but have been forgotten. Hes fond of saying that sometimes historians bury the best stories in the footnotes. Tracking down those stories and vital details, he transforms them into non-fiction books that read like novels, allowing readers to travel back into history with him. As hes stated on his blog: When I write a book, my goal is to create as seamless a dream of the past as possible. Needless to say, this has nothing to do with making it up, but everything to do with mining the historical record for the most vivid, evocative details, and BY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ oridaweekly.com Erik Larson goes way back for details he expands into booksCOURTESY IMAGEpastCOURTESY IMAGESBooks by Erik Larson NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYARTS & ENTERTAINMENTA GUIDE TO THE LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE CSECTIONWEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 BROUGHT TO YOU BY: INSIDEThe High-Rises at Bonita Bay 495-1105 Estuary at Grey Oaks 261-3148 The Strada at Mercato 594-9400 The Village 261-6161 The Gallery 659-0099 Old Naples 434-2424 North Naples 594-9494 The Promenade 948-4000 Fifth Avenue 434-8770 Marco Island 642-2222 Rentals 262-4242 Artists Among UsFor Michael Moukios, painting takes over after retirement from the commercial art world. C3 Big, boring epicA trip to Mars goes nowhere in John Carter. C11 Go, Ohio!OSU alums gather for a gala, and more to-dos around town.C37, 39, 40-41 BY ROBIN DEMATTIAFlorida Weekly Correspondent
I sat at a diner with my friend Greg this week, elbow deep in a double cheeseburger and talking about why men and women have such a hard time communicating. You know what I think? I pointed a greasy finger at him. More men should tell women theyre beautiful. In fact, Ive noticed that men almost never call a woman beautiful. They only pull it out for special occasions weddings, funerals, the election of a new Pope. In some relationships, the word has attained mythical status, believed to exist but not actually confirmed, like the Skunk Ape. Unfortunately, the term has been relegated to men leaning in the open doorways of bars (Hiya, beautiful), so that women rarely hear it from the men we want to hear it from most. For some reason real men, good men, dont seem to want to say it. You dont want to lead off with beautiful, Greg told me in between bites. You have to pace yourself. I wiped a blob of ketchup from the corner of my mouth. Why would you want to do that? See, beautiful is like the best card you can play. You have to build up to it. Once its on the table, theres nowhere else you can go. I shook my head at him across the countertop. This, I thought, is why men and women will never see eye to eye. What makes beautiful such a special word? Most women dont genuinely think were beautiful. We might think were pretty in the right light or if our hair falls a certain way. We might think were not half bad if we just came home from a trip to Sephora and were wearing that lip gloss we read about in Marie Claire. We might think were hot if we put on that new dress we bought at Dillards and those high heels that were too expensive but we loved them so we bought them anyway. We might even think were sexy. But beautiful? Its not a term we use for ourselves. Its a term we use for some other, better woman out there. Renaissance painters believed that a womans outward appearance reflected her inner qualities, so that a beautiful woman was said to possess interior goodness kindness, generosity, compassion. Botticelli spent a lifetime trying to capture that glow. And today? Not much has changed in our beliefs about women. Think of the starlets who grace our magazine covers and how we often lend them attributes (sweetness, intelligence) that the tabloids pr ove to be false. Still, its like we cant help but connect physical beauty with inward grace. Which is why to call a woman beautiful is such a lovely compliment. The term extends beyond the shape of her face or the color of her hair and gets at something deeper, something more profound. It says that a man finds a woman attractive not just for her appearance but for the inner light that shines through. To call a woman beautiful is to make her feel appreciated, cherished, loved. So why dole it out? SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTSSeductions untapped resource t n c m t artisHENDERSONsandydays@floridaweekly.com For more information about CoolSculpting, visit www.RiverchaseDermatology.comTuesday, March 20, 2012 6:00 8:00 pmDowntown Naples: 261 9th Street South RSVP by March 16th 239-216-4337Live demonstration Free consultations Special pricing for attendees only Qualify to win a free CoolSculpting treatmentAdmission is free. Space is limited. The Of cial Dermatologist of the Boston Red Sox Spring Training 90 days after one treatment. Photo: Flor Mayoral, M.D. www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012
945 5th Ave North, Naples, FL 34103 (239) 262-3975 Elegant, Luxurious, AffordableThe perfect gift for all occasions www.oldenapleschocolate.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 C3 oldenaplesvet349 14th Ave. South Naples, Florida 34102 239.331.3345 www.OldeNaplesVet.com Full Service Boutique Style Veterinary Hospital in the heart of Historic Olde Naples. Anne Lozynski, D.V.M THIRD STREET SOUTHThe Birthplace of Old Naples GLORIOUS FOOD, GREAT SHOPS & GRACEFUL BYWAYSGlamour & Good Times Since the 1930s ARTISTS AMONG USMichael Moukios, painter BY KATHLEEN TAYLORSpecial to Florida WeeklyMeet Michael Moukios. Chances are, if you go to many art events around town, youve probably seen him and his oil and acrylic paintings. He appears in exhibitions and art shows from Naples and Bonita Springs all the way up to Sanibel and Captiva Islands. Hes a fixture at the monthly Art in the Park in downtown Naples and at the Art Crafters of Naples shows in Cambier Park. Since he began 10 years ago when he retired, he says, his finished artwork has taken over his garage and fills the walls of his home. Friends come over and they compliment the paintings. Whos the artist? they ask, and I raise my hand, he jokes. Mr. Moukios seems to enjoy his work the way some enjoy photographs from their lives. In fact, he never goes anywhere without his camera and telephoto lens. His Christinas World was created from a photograph he captured one day in a New York City park, where the subject was sitting on a bench across from Mr. Moukios and his wife. I leaned over and told my wife, Look at that painting, he recalls. I was already calling her a painting! The sunlight was reflecting off her hair, and I just knew I wanted to remember that moment. Another one of his works, Fishing with a Friend, however, is almost entirely fictional, he reveals. The piece shows him standing on a small boat, casting a fly rod while six birds mill about expectantly. The funny thing about this one is that I dont own a boat, and I wasnt fishing, he laughs. I made this one up from my imagination. His art is an expression of himself, and he likes showing a sense of humor and telling a story through his artwork, he adds. Hes been honing his craft since his high school days, when he attended the School of Industrial Art in Manhattan. He won a poster contest for a Look Both Ways Before Crossing the Street campaign and was hooked. Subsequently, he spent 25 years in the commercial art world, producing advertising for businesses such as Macys, Gimbles and A&S. After that, he spent another 10 years working as a court reporter. Today he teaches art classes in the Naples community where he lives. Students are at all different levels, and theres no real beginning or end to a given lesson, he says. He mentors his students as they create their art, and he encourages them to continue to stretch and grow. Mr. Moukios sells his artwork to friends, neighbors and visitors and enjoys talking with other local artists. Theyre so helpful and friendly. I love that we all have our own style, he says. Kathleen Taylor is the public relations and marketing director for the Naples Art Association at The von Liebig Art Center. The NAA serves artists, students, art lovers and fellow nonprofit organizations through education, festivals, exhibitions and community outreach. For more information, call 262-6517 or visit www.NaplesArt.org.
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 deploying these in such a way as to light a fire in the readers imagination. Mr. Larsons historic non-fiction has hit best-seller lists time and again. In 1999, he published Isaacs Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History, about how a hurricane killed as many as 10,000 people in Galveston, Texas, in 1900 after Isaac Cline, the states chief weatherman, predicted that no hurricane could do any great damage to the city. In 2003, Mr. Larsons The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America became the No. 1 New York Times Bestseller. The winner of an Edgar Award for Best Fact-Crime Writing and a finalist for the National Book Award, it tells the story of two men: David Burnham, the architect of the Chicago Worlds Fair of 1893 (also called the White City) and H.H. Holmes, a serial murderer who used the fair as a lure. The Devil in the White City has been optioned by Leonardo DiCaprio, who wants to play the murderer in a feature film based upon the book, which stayed on The New York Times Bestseller list for more than three years as a hardcover, then paperback. Three years after that success, Mr. Larson published Thunderstruck, about Guglielmo Marconi, the inventor of the wireless, and Hawley Harvey Crippen, Britains second most-famous murderer after Jack the Ripper. Most recently, in May 2011, he published In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror and an American Family in Hitlers Berlin. The book looks at what life was like in Berlin leading up to the rise of Hitler, through the eyes of William E. Dodd, a mildmannered professor who became Americas first ambassador to Nazi Germany, and his partying daughter, Martha. Tom Hanks production company has just optioned the rights to the book.Hatching ideasMr. Larson will talk about In the Garden of Beasts and his other historical non-fiction at the 13th annual Southwest Florida Reading Festival Saturday, March 17. Hes scheduled to speak 11 a.m. and sign books afterwards. The bane of my career is coming up with ideas, he says, noting that it takes him approximately a year before he finally settles on an idea to expand into a full-fledged book. In the course of that year, I will try on a lot of ideas, he says, even to the point of writing book proposals for them. He knows he has something, he says, when he experiences a combination of a sense that theres more to learn about a subject and an instinctive sense: I think this could be a fun thing to do, and fun for the readers. The story has to have a strong narrative arc, he says, a great story(with) a payoff at the end, some kind of climax or bang at the end. What he set out to do with In the Garden of Beasts, he says, was to try to satisfy my own curiosity about what it wouldve been like to have lived in that era, early in Hitlers rule. I was curious about this gradual and not-sogradual darkening. It had the flavor to me of a Grimm Brothers fairy tale: people walking into a dark wood. It gets darker and darker. I wanted real-life characters who were outsiders, ideally American outsiders. I wanted people who were new to the whole situation. During his research, he came across Ambassador Dodds diary. In itself, it was very compelling, he says, but it wasnt enough for a book. Im not a fan of purely diplomatic history. I kept reading, and I came across, somehow, his daughters memoir. He liked the combination of a nave, mild-mannered professor thrust into a situation that was above his skills, and a flirty, party-loving daughter who initially embraces Nazism and sleeps around, including an affair with the married chief of the Gestapo and a Russian spy. I knew what I was after, Mr. Larson says. I wanted to get a sense of how things were changing, and how that would be for people living there at the time. I had to find those characters who would best allow me to capture the sense. The father-and-daughter Dodds became the authors vehicles for observing the rapid changes in Berlin in that first year. At the time, Americans were firm believers in isolationism and didnt want to get involved in Europes affairs. They were more concerned about being repaid the money Germany owned the U.S. than with stopping Hitler. People also refused to believe stories they heard coming out of Germany. Ambassador Dodd was inexperienced and so ill-suited for the job that some referred to him as Ambassador Dud.Striking a chordReading In the Garden of Beasts is like tripping and falling theres that point where youre unable to right yourself and disaster is inevitable. Readers have the benefit of hindsight and can only read in horror as history unfolds its inevitable blossoming of brutality. In the books acknowledgements, Mr. Larson writes about how darkness would infiltrate my own soul as he worked on the book, and that his deep reading on the subject deepened my spiritual malaise. He did question himself, asking, Why did I take this on? On the eve of publication, it was as if I woke from a weird dream, he says. I was thinking, whos going to read this book? Its another book about the Third Reich. I was in despair. He was scared people were going to take him to task for not writing more about the Holocaust, not realizing he wanted to focus on what led up to it, and how such a thing could happen. Then the book came out, and I cant tell you how amazing the response has been, he says. It has sold at a much larger velocity (than my other books.) I thought Devil did pretty good, but in terms of a response, its been bigger than that book. In the Garden of Beasts has struck some kind of chord, he adds. People on both ends of the political spectrum ask me if I see parallels to today, he says. People on the left worry about the Tea Party and Superpacs stealing democracy, and people on the far right are quite direct about equating Obama with Hitler.A natural progressionMr. Larson, who was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and lives in Seattle, began his writing career as a journalist. At a teenager, he wanted to be a New Yorker cartoonist, but his submissions were all rejected. He also notes that he wrote a novel when he was 13. (It was 75 pages long and had a sex scene, even though I had no idea what sex was, he writes on his website.) He wrote for the Bucks County Courier Times in Levittown, Penn., then was hired by The Wall Street Journal, where he wrote feature stories for Page One and was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. When he left The Wall Street Journal, he began writing for national magazines such as The Atlantic, Harpers and The New Yorker, and was a contributing writer for Time magazine. He also began writing books. His first book was The Naked Consumer: How Our Private Lives Become Public Commodities, about how companies spy on individual consumers. It became the basis of a PBS show. He then wrote Lethal Passage: The Story of a Gun. Going from newspapers to books seemed the next logical step, he says. I started out doing news pieces for a small suburban daily, wrote features and then, through extraordinary good luck, began writing for The Wall Street Journal, doing longer pieces. I had the luxury of time. I did freelance magazine stuff, (with even longer pieces) and I thought, For all the effort Im putting into the magazine pieces, I might as well be doing books. It was a natural progression, he says, and I havent looked back. BOOKSFrom page 1 13th annual Southwest Florida Reading Festival>> When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 17 >> Where: Centennial Park and Harborside Event Center, downtown Fort Myers >> Cost: Free >> Info: 337-7323 or www.readfest.org The author line-upHeres whos speaking at the Southwest Florida Reading Festival.Adult:Diana Abu-Jaber Lisa Black Deborah Crombie Jane Green Iris Johansen Roy Johansen Alex Kava Erik Larson Michael Palmer Erica Spindler Caroline Todd of the Charles Todd writing team Thrity Umrigar Zane Children:Michael Buckley Christopher Paul Curtis Sara Penny packer Judy Schachner David Ezra Stein Teens:Anna Godbersen Nancy Holder Lauren Oliver Obert Skye Debbie Viguie
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 Theater Little Women: The Musical By TheatreZone through March 18 at the Community Schools G&L Theater. (888) 966-3352 or www.theatrezone-florida.com.The Fox on the Fairway By Gulfshore Playhouse through March 23 at The Norris Center. 261-7529 or www. gulfshoreplayhouse.org.Hello, Dolly! By The Naples Players through March 31 at the Sugden Community Theatre. SOLD OUT. Call for last-minute cancellations. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org/tickets. A Picasso By The Naples Players in the Tobye Studio at Sugden Community Theatre March 21-April 14. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org/tickets. The School for Wives By Theatre Conspiracy March 23-April 7 at the Foulds Theatre at the Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers. 936-3239 or www.theatreconspiracy.org. Red By Florida Repertory Theatre through March 25 at the Arcade Theater, Fort Myers. 332-4488 or www.floridarep. org. TRU By Florida Repertory Theatre through March 18. 332-4488 or www. floridarep.org.The Great American Trailer Park Musical At the Off Broadway Palm Theatre through April 29. 278-4422.Brigadoon At the Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre through March 31. 2784422 or www.broadwaypalm.com.Das Barbec At the BIG ARTS Strauss Theater on Sanibel Island through March 17. 472-6862 or www.bigarts.org. Thursday, March 15 Irish Shindig The Village on Venetian Bay presents St. Patricks Day food and entertainment from 6-9 p.m.Perfect Harmony The Paradise Coastmen Barbershop Chorus performs at 7:30 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 1955 Cur ling Ave. A reception follows. 597-4021. Doo Wop Tunes Ultimate Doo Wop #2, with The Spaniels, Jimmy Beaumont & the Skyliners, and more, starts at 8 p.m. at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or www.ThePhil.org. Friday, March 16 Sip & Swim Tommy Bahama hosts Sip and Swim from 1-7 p.m. Get swimsuit fit tips by specialist Lissette Marquez. Free admission, but appointments recommended. 1220 Third St. 643-7920.Art Event The artist Misa and Gallery O of Naples collaborate to present Dawn of the New Age to benefit Kids Fight Cancer from 6-9 p.m. at Gallery. Live music, a body painting performance and more. 600 Fifth Ave. S. 7767056 or www.TheGalleryO.com. Pops Series The Southwest Florida Symphony presents Broadway: Behind the Mask at 8 p.m. tonight and Saturday at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers. 418-1500 or www.bbmannpah.com.Toy Story Disney On Ice presents Disney/Pixars Toy Story 3 tonight through Sunday at Germain Arena. (800) 745-3000.Outdoor Concert The Southwest Florida Big Band performs from 7-9 p.m. in the band shell at Cambier Park. 213-3058. Fun at Freds Frank Corso & Spoonful perform from 7-10 p.m. at Freds Food, Fun & Spirits. $5 cover. 2700 Immokalee Rd. 431-7928 or www. fredsnaples.com.Down-Home Music Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder are joined by the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra at 8 p.m. at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or www.ThePhil.org. Saturday, March 17 Stamp Show The Collier County Stamp Club hosts its annual postage stamp show from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today and from 10 a.m.-3 p. m. Sunday at the Cypress Masonic Lodge No. 295, 5850 Tamiami Trail N. Free admission and parking. 732-8000.Faerie Fest The Florida Faerie Festival runs from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. today and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at Summerland Ranch, 27501 Kent Road, Bonita Springs. Enjoy all things faerie-related. $8 for ages 6 and up. Music Fest Three bands take the stage for a music festival and Community Blood Centers blood drive from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Shoppes of Vanderbilt. 436-5455 or www.givebloodcbc.org. Shirlty Street Art Shirley Street Galleries and Studios artists work in their favorite mediums from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. today and Sunday at 5760 and 5850 Shirley St. Its the last chance to Paint for a Cause and help finish the pieces of a puzzle bound for the new Childrens Museum of Naples. (954) 830-3156 or www.shirleystreetarts.com.Art Aplenty The North Naples Arts Alliance members welcome visitors to their galleries and studios from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Pine Ridge Industrial Park. 821-1061.Fountain Time The Village on Venetian Bay presents live music by the fountain and more fun from 1-4 p.m.Family Fun The Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs hosts a free family fun day for the ZAP! POW! BAM! comic book art exhibition from 1-3 p.m. Pre-registration is required. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.Fast Fiddles Bowfire, an all-star lineup of Canadas finest fiddlers, violin players, step dancers and tap dancers, performs at 8 p.m. at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or www. ThePhil.org. Sunday, March 18 Foreign Films The FGCU Renaissance Academy presents a screening and discussion of Innocent Voices (El Salvador, 2004) from 1-4 p.m. $4 members, $5 non-members. 434-4737.All That Jazz The Bayshore Cultural and Performing Arts Center presents Jebry and Friends for Jazz in the Park from 2-4 p.m. at Sugden Regional Park. www.jebry.com or 775-2800. See story on page C1.Bonita Band The Bonita Springs Concert Band performs from 2-4 p.m. at Riverside Park on Old 41. Guest performer Paul Votapek, principal clarinetist with the Naples Philharmonic, plays Concertino for Clarinet and Band. Free. Bring a chair or blanket.Broadway Tunes 03 Years of Broadway starts at 8 p.m. at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or www.ThePhil.org. More Jazz The Naples Daily News Jazz Band performs from 2-4 p.m. in the band shell at Cambier Park. 213-3058.Rodgers Songbook The Gulf Coast Symphony presents A Richard Rodgers Songbook at 7:30 p.m. at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers. Enjoy a pre-concert champagne and chocolate reception by artisan chocolatier Norman Love Confections. $25. 481-4849 or www.gulfcoastsymphony.org.Food, Fun & Music The Notorious Band of Misfits performs from 7-10 p.m. at Freds Food, Fun & Spirits. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928 or www.fredsnaples.com. Monday, March 19 Local History David Southall of the Collier County Museums presents Everybody Here Came From Someplace Else, Even the Seminoles at the 10 a.m. meeting of the Bonita Springs Historical Society at the Liles Hotel on Old 41, Bonita Springs. 992-6997 or www.bonitaspringshistoricalsociety.org.Bingo! The games begin at 1 p.m. at the Greater Marco Family YMCA. Doors open at noon and snacks are served. 394-YMCA (9622), ext. 204, or firstname.lastname@example.org.More Bingo! Play your cards right at the Jewish Congregation of Marco Island. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for a free kosher hot dog supper, and the first game is called at 7 p.m. 991 Winterberry Drive. 642-0800.Outdoor Jazz The Naples Jazz Orchestra presents An Evening of Music featuring Michelle Amato at 7 p.m. in the band shell at Cambier Park. 207-8299.Choral Ensemble The Hope Chapel Choir performs at 7:30 p.m. at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Love offerings are welcome. 261-1487.Boys Choir The Vienna Boys Choir performs at 7:30 p.m. at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers. 481-4849 or www.bbmannpah.com.The annual Five Painters and a Potter exhibit runs from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 18 at The Clay Place, 1555 Shadowlawn Drive. The show celebrates four artists who landed in Naples 40 and 41 years ago (Jerry Vallez, Phil Fisher, Jim Rice and Paul Arsenault) and two who came 32 and 27 years ago (Natalie Guess and Jeff Fessenden). Mr. Arsenaults Five Painters and a Potter, 2011 is shown above. Enjoy food, music and talk with the artists about their years on the local arts scene. 775-1078. WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO SCOTT SUCHMAN / WASHINGTON NATIONAL OPERA Opera Naples presents An Evening with Patricia Racette Friday, March 16, at Moorings Presbyterian Church. The evening with one of the worlds leading sopranos begins at 6 p.m. with cocktails, hors doeuvres and live and silent auctions. Ms. Racette will sing at 8 p.m. A limited number of tickets for $125 and $200 (includes preferred seating and a post-concert reception with Ms. Racette) are available by calling Opera Naples at 964-9050.
UPHOLSTERY SALE! TRADITIONSClassic Home Furnishings870 6th Ave S, Naples (239) 213-1240 Minneapolis Saint Paulwww.Traditions.com Fine Home Furnishings Whimsical Accessories Exceptional Interior DesignNAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7 Flying High The Flying Karamazov Brothers perform at 8 p.m. at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 5971900 or www.ThePhil.org. Tuesday, March 20 Book Signing Robin Cook will talk about his writing career and sign copies of his newest novel, Death Benefit, at 1 p.m. at Sunshine Booksellers South, 677 S. Collier Blvd., Marco Island. 393-0353.Music Notes Viva Mozart! Triumphs and Tribulations, with soprano Beth Wininger and baritone Dino Valle, starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Marco Island Library, 210 S. Heathwood Dr. Enjoy a lecture and selections from Don Giovanni, The Marriage of Figaro and more. 394-3272.Film Screening The FGCU Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Human Rights Studies presents a screening of The Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo and the Search for Identity from 7-9 p.m. in the Cohen Center Ballroom at FGCU. Free. 590-7182 or email@example.com. Wednesday, March 21 Dramatic Portrayal Awardwinning actress Nancy Lewis performs A Conversation with Louise Nevelson at 10 a.m. in the Daniels Pavilion at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. $25. 597-1900 or www.thephil.org.Furniture & Fabrics Naples designer Julie Leufvenius presents a free seminar on furniture, fabrics and trends at 1:30 p.m. at the Little Palm Design Group. 9051 Tamiami Trail N. Seating is limited. 598-2001. Pet Party Mutts and Martinis runs from 5-7 p.m. at CJs on the Bay in the Esplanade on Marco Island. Enjoy a silent auction, raffle, doggie parade, adoptable pets and more. $5 admission benefit Bedtime Bundles. 394-2629.Girl Power She Wrote the Songs, a program by Sonny Daye and Perley Rousseau that highlights music written by women, starts at 3:30 p.m. at Naples Regional Library, 650 Central Ave. 263-7768. Acoustic Guitarist Cliff Erickson makes a special appearance from 6-9 p.m. today through March 23 and March 26-27 at the Sunset Beach Bar & Grill at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. Admission is free to hear the entertainer who has opened for Kenny Rogers, Ringo Starr, Wynona Judd, The Beach Boys and America. 2612222 or www.naplesbeachhotel.com. Coming up Just a Minute Author and producer Brian Howie brings his How to Find Love in 60 Seconds program to Bokampers Sports Bar & Grill on March 22. $40 includes a cocktail. www. lovein60.com for reservations.The King Dwight Icenhowers Tribute to the King starts at 7:30 p.m. March 22 at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers. 481-4849 or www.bbmannpah.com. Mural Dedication The artist JAMA celebrates with children and families of Grace Place at a reception from 5-8 p.m. March 22 at The von Liebig Art Center. Childrens artwork will be on exhibit, and JAMAs mural will be dedicated. $50 per person, with benefits going to Grace Place and the Naples Art Association. 262-6517.Country Music Eric Church takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. March 22 at Germain Arena. (800) 745-3000 or www. germainarena.com. Off to the Races The Knights of Columbus of St. Ann Church in Naples host A Knight at the Races at 6:30 p.m. March 24. Enjoy simulated horse racing, food, drink, raffles and a door prize. $10. 525 Ninth Ave. S. 331-8653 or trzepski@ gmail.com.Reaching Out The Naples Philharmonic Orchestra performs Haydns London Symphony at 7:30 p.m. March 22 at First Presbyterian Church, 9751 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs, and at 8 p.m. March 23 at Wesley United Methodist Church, 350 Barfield Drive. S., Marco Island. 597-1900 or www.ThePhil.org.Gone Fishin The fourth annual Marco Island Seafood Festival, sponsored by the Marco Island Rotary and Kiwanis clubs, will reel in the crowds March 24-25 at Veterans Park. Saturday hours are 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sundays fun is from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. $6. www.marcoislandseafoodfestival.com.Trumpet Prodigy Trumpet prodigy Geoffrey Gallante joins the Naples Concert Band for performances at 7 p.m. March 24 at the Lely High School auditorium and 2 p.m. March 25 in the band shell at Cambier Park. Free, but donations appreciat ed. 263-9521 or www.NaplesConcertBand.org.Art Downtown The Downtown Naples Festival of the Arts is set for 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 24-25 along Fifth Avenue. www.FifthAvenueSouth.com.Bluegrass Tunes The Dry Branch Fire Squad performs from 7-10 p.m. March 24 at The Norris Center. $22 in advance, $25 at the door. 213-3049.Jazz Stars Brian Culbertson and David Benoit perform together at 8 p.m. March 24 at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or www.ThePhil.org. Masterworks The Southwest Florida Symphony performs Masterworks V at 8 p.m. March 24 at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers. 418-1500.Easter Fun Coastland Center welcomes the Easter Bunny and presents a childrens fashion show and more fun for families from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. March 24. 262-7100, ext. 20. Fashion Time Macys at Coastland Center welcomes Project Runway season nine runner-up and fan favorite Joshua McKinley at 2 p.m. March 24. RSVP to (305) 577-1818.Style Show The Barron Collier High School Band, in partnership with the Waldorf Astoria Naples and Nordstrom, holds its annual fashion show luncheon from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. March 27 at the Waldorf Astoria Naples. $45. 250-1243.Tie a Scarlet Ribbon A Scarlet Ribbon trunk show of gifts for women takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 29 at Osetra Champagne Caviar Bar. 469-Fifth Ave. S. (315) 380-4185) or firstname.lastname@example.org. Submit calendar listings and high-resolution photos to email@example.com. E-mail text, jpegs or Word documents are accepted. No pdfs or photos of flyers. The deadline for calendar submissions is noon Sunday. WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO Naples-based photographic artist Kevin Caffrey joins members of the 10th Street Design Group for The Photographic Image as Art in the Home at 2 p.m. March 22. Admission is free. The Imagery of Kevin Caffrey, a collection of his colorful, ethereal photographs (including County Crows, above), is currently on exhibit. 141 10th St. S. 354-9878.
28 FT. BOAT SLIP FOR SALE$45,000Located at River Pointe Marina on Naples Bay, off 5th Avenue South For more information please call Jack Sumlin (239) 821-6767 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC8 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 The Most Authentic Mexican Food in Town! Lunch, Dinner & Take Out! Pavillion Shopping Center 8971 Tamiami Trail N. Naples, FL 34108239-431-6206Marco Town Center 1069 N. Collier Blvd. Marco Island, FL 34145239-394-6555www.margaritassw .comFollow us on Facebook and Twitter for our daily specials 11 to 4:00pm 4 to 6:00pm 3 to 6:00pm THEATER REVIEWA marvelous Red that doesnt match your sofa nancySTETSONnstetson@floridaweekly.com Theres a moment in Red when William McNulty, as the painter Mark Rothko, roars at his young assistant: I AM HERE TO STOP YOUR HEART, YOU UNDERSTAND THAT? I AM HERE TO MAKE YOU THINK! I AM NOT HERE TO MAKE PRETTY PICTURES! Its about as clear and succinct an artists statement as youll ever get. The paintings of Abstract Expressionist Mark Rothko werent pretty. He didnt want to make art to hang over the mantle or match the sofa or someones Sherwin-Williams paint chip. At one point, he describes his paintings as a gaping mouth letting out a silent howl of something feral and foul and primal and REAL. The same could be said for John Logans 2010 Tony Award-winning play, Red, at Florida Repertory Theatre through March 25. The play is heart-stopping, thoughtprovoking, challenging and complex. Within its jam-packed 90 minutes it deals with, among other things, art versus commerce, the creative process, mentoring and proteges, Abstract Expressionism versus Pop Art, the myriad ways of looking at color, art as a daily discipline versus the creative impulse, and the way younger generations strive to surpass their elders. It name drops everyone from Rembrandt, Michelangelo, Turner and Matisse to Jackson Pollock, Jasper Johns, Frank Stella, Roy Lichtenstein and yes, Robert Rauschenberg.What do you see?Set in Rothkos studio in the Bowery in the late 1950s, Red opens with Ken (David McElwee) showing up in a gray suit on his first day as Rothkos assistant. Hes nervous, anxious to please and more than a little awe-struck by the great artist. Before he can speak, Rothko plants him in front of one of his paintings. What do you see? he asks. This is what all artists ask themselves, and then, through their work, ask us. Great art, whether painting or play or book, opens our eyes and helps us see anew. Theres a wonderful lyrical scene early in the play when the two free-associate different kind of reds, naming everything from lava to Dorothys ruby slippers to a robe in an El Greco painting. Its a riotous recitation and celebration of red, an insight into how artists see. While a regular person will look and proclaim something simply red, artists see the color in all its myriad hues and shades. In this fictionalized portrait of real art history, Rothko has just accepted a commission to make a series of paintings for the Four Seasons restaurant in the new Seagram building on New York Citys Park Avenue, designed by Philip Johnson and Mies Van der Rohe. Hell paint 30 to 40 works, then select a number of them to work in concert, like a fugue. But this great honor turns sour the more Rothko thinks about it, and his relationship with his young assistant causes him to reexamine his motivations.All the right shades Mr. McNulty is a force to be reckoned with on stage. His Rothko is brawny and blustery, a man full of passion and conflicted feelings. He rails against easy answers, against patrons who want art to match the sofa, against gallery owners and ignorant art critics, against the commodification of art. He warns Ken in the beginning that hes not his rabbi or father or teacher, yet he cant help pontificating. Hes so full of knowledge, so chockfull of opinions and philosophies, that they just flow out of him. Mr. McNulty gives us a totally believable Rothko, right down to his immigrant/ child-of-immigrants New York accent. We believe this man is Rothko: difficult, exasperating, talented. And striving, always striving. Mr. McElwee is also well cast as Rothkos assistant. His character starts out gawky and awkward and slowly gains confidence as the play progresses. Hes young and earnest, gradually finding his own voice and point of view. Playwright John Logan gives us five scenes, each building on the previous ones, yet each complete in itself, like a Rothko painting. In addition to giving us insight into the creative process, he shows us artists at work onstage: building frames, stretching canvas, mixing paint, putting a base coat on a canvas. Mr. McElwee is constantly in motion, even moving props during the scene changes. Roberta Malcolms costumes are on the money: 50s-style jeans and sneakers, paint-spattered work clothes, and Rothkos black hat and suit for the outside world. Richard Crowells set is a realistic art studio, complete with seven naked light bulbs, bare brick walls, wooden worktables with coffee cans filled with the ubiquitous paint brushes. As the play progresses, the space grows more and more crowded with oversized painted canvases.Todd O. Wrens lighting is especially noteworthy in this play, particularly because Rothko was so keen on his paintings receiving the proper lighting so that they could appear to pulsate and breathe. Florida Rep Producing Artistic Director Robert Cacioppo has directed Red so well that it appears to have not been directed at all; its as if were peeking in on two artists in a studio in New Yorks lower East Side as theyre going about their work. Red, which closed on Broadway in June 2010, is one of the top-produced regional plays this season, and its easy to see why. Its so rich in ideas, a feast for both the mind and heart. Its overwhelmingly powerful. Just like Rothkos paintings, Red is something to spend time with, to mull over, to contemplate. The more you look, the more you see. Red>>When: Through March 25 >>Where: Florida Repertory Theatre, downtown Fort Myers >>Cost: $40 and $45 >>Info: 332-4488 or www. oridarep.org >>In Naples: From March 27-31, Red will play at the Daniels Pavilion at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. Tickets for $49 can be purchased by calling 597-1900. COURTESY PHOTOActors Bill McNulty and David McElwee rehearse for Red.
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I still manage to pull myself to the top, where I find a really angry Elizabeth Vargas from ABC News, as Juliet, preparing to read her lines from a teleprompter. I dont speak Bulgarian, so my worst fear as an actor appears to be coming true: Ive failed to accurately memorize Shakespearean dialogue. Ms. Vargas glares at me and motions toward the house, where an angrier-than-normal Judge Judy suddenly emerges and starts hitting me with her gavel. When I finally get the line out (evidently I am fluent in Bulgarian while I sleep), I sound just like a Slavic Eddie Murphy in Shrek. Then I woke up. For almost 30 years, I avoided it. I hid. I lied. I disappeared. I cried. Despite graduating with a bachelors degree in speech and dramatic art from the University of Missouri, I successfully dodged the legitimate works of the most famous playwright of all time. Yes, I once received a Best Actor nomination for lampooning the bard in a beach-themed retelling of Romeo and Juliet in a Washington, D.C., summer theatre festival. However, other than a semester of Acting Shakespeare in college, I have remained Bard-free. But finally, now that I live by a beach (ironic, huh?), I am going to face my greatest fear as an actor as I take on the celebrated role of Bottom in A Midsummer Nights Dream for Naplesbased Shakespeare in Paradise. Lets just say John McKerrow, Shakespeare in Paradises producing artistic director, is very persuasive: Come on Randy, its just English. Truth be told, it didnt take all that much convincing. Mr. McKerrows passion for Shakespeare resonates as deeply as his Darth Vadar-esque voice, especially when discussing his young companys commitment to bringing Shakespeare to Collier Countys student population. As a professional theatre company dedicated to presenting understandable and entertaining Shakespeare to the public and to the youth of Southwest Florida, Shakespeare in Paradise employs professional actors, directors, designers and technicians to work alongside student interns. The 11 interns working on Midsummer, all from local private and public schools and area universities, not only perform in the show, but gain experience working backstage and as understudies for leading roles. Shakespeare in Paradise has also entered into a unique relationship with Barron Collier High School, with a percentage of each ticket sold helping to fund the theater program at the school. So here I am at 49, forcing what feels like a foreign language into my brain while watching the 12-year-old Puck understudy, Luciano Marsali, rip through monologue after monologue of Shakespearean verse as if hes done it all his life.Methinks the young one maketh me look like a fool.Then theres my on-stage romantic subplot with the character of Fairy Queen Titania, played by Mary Anne McKerrow the directors wife.Talketh about awkward.Nevertheless, as an actor, humorist, speaker and writer, absolutely no one loves words more than I do. As a matter of fact, I have been told I create pages of text just to say what most writers articulate in four or five words and I have chosen to take that as a compliment.Forsooth, theres a reason Shakespeares extraordinary words have survived centuries to remain the benchmark for every single writer who has come after him. I tip my hat to Mr. McKerrow for recognizing the importance of sharing the Bards works with Southwest Florida. For those who attend our production, which is a celebration of both Shakespeare and the youth of our community, despite my obviously protesting too much, please know that I am loving every minute and living the dream. Thank you, Mr. Shakespeare and Mr. McKerrow. A Midsummer Nights Dream, by Shakespeare in Paradise>> When: 8 p.m. March 22-24 and 29-31 >> Where: Barron Collier High School >> Tickets: $20 for adults, $10 for students. Purchase at the door or by calling (866) 967-8167 or visiting www.showtix4u.com. >> Extra: A $50 special patron ticket includes preferred seating on opening night and an opportunity to meet the cast and director after the show. >> And more: The company will give a sneak peek of A Midsummer Nights Dream at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 15, at Clive Daniel Home, 2777 Tamiami Trail N. Stop by and enjoy a glass of wine and a glimpse of the show. >> Info: John McKerrow, 682-3637
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 C11 www.agavenaples.com 239-598-FIRE (3473)2380 Vanderbilt Beach Road, NaplesLocally Owned and Opearted...Lunch, served Monday through Friday in 30 minutes or less or its free!* @HotSpotNaplesTequila Inspired. Real Wood Fired. Call us now for a different dining experience!A GREAT CHOICE FOR GLUTEN FREE AND VEGETARIAN DINERS.* Some restrictions apply.Is it worth $10? NoJohn Carter tries to do everything and accomplishes nothing. Its a bloated sci-fi period piece that freely embraces elements of Star Wars, Avatar, Gladiator and other mega-successful action pics, but it lacks a coherent story of its own. It seems the desire to cram in everything from Edgar Rice Burroughs source material was foolhardy, as it leads to a number of boring, tangential scenes that take us nowhere. The first 10 minutes set the tone. Within that time we go from Mars to 1881 New York to the Old West, and none of it makes any sense. Finally we learn that a Civil War veteran, John Carter (Taylor Kitsch), is on the run from authorities when he comes across an odd medallion and is transported to Mars. There he meets the Navi, err, Thark, large green creatures with four arms (who are really quite nice once you get to know them). Little does Carter know he left one civil war for another. Battling for dominance on Mars are the Helium and Zodanga tribes. Theyre human. The plan is for peace to be settled through the marriage of the Helium Princess Dejah (Lynn Collins) and Zodangas Sab Than (Dominic West). But we know Sab has ulterior motives. Add to this mysterious shape-shifters (one played by Mark Strong of Sherlock Holmes) and internal disputes amongst the Thark, and you have a movie going in a lot of directions at once none of which seems to be forward. This is director and co-writer Andrew Stantons first attempt at live action (he previously made the animated hits Wall*E and Finding Nemo, among others), and he seems a bit overwhelmed. Whereas Brad Bird seamlessly went from animation (The Incredibles) to live action (Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol), Stanton has a heavy script with too many characters, locations and visual effects to mold into fluid cinema. This would have been too much for a lot of directors, let alone one working with real people for the first time. That said, at about the 90-minute point in the 132-minute film, it finds its focus and ends on a much better note than it begins. Once Stanton figures out what we know all along (that John will have to save Dejah, fall in love, et c.), the movie surges to an intense, actionpacked ending that has a few surprises up its sleeve. Still, it all feels like a rip-off of other, better movies. You can imagine the producers pitching the film to financiers by listing all the movies its going to remind people of, all while telling a crazy story of its own. This in itself isnt terrible, but for all the visual flair, the colors seem oddly monotone and the 3D doesnt pop. While its not necessarily a bad thing that John Carter reminds us of other films, it is unfortunate that it only reminds us how much better those other films are. Project X (Thomas Mann, Oliver Cooper, Jonathan Daniel Brown) Three high school losers (Mann, Cooper and Brown) throw a party that gets so big they become legends. The no-holds-barred approach and first-person camera make this a fun and accessible night of debauchery. Rated R.Dr. Seuss The Lorax (Voices of Danny DeVito, Ed Helms, Zac Efron) 12-year-old Ted (Efron) leaves his world of plastic behind and tries to find a real tree in this adaptation of the Dr. Seuss story. It has some amusing moments, but the environment-friendly message is too overbearing for the films own good. Rated PG. Act Of Valor (Roselyn Sanchez, Nestor Serrano, Alex Veadov) A team of Navy Seals attempts to rescue a kidnapped CIA agent (Sanchez) and stop a terrorist (Veadov) from attacking the U.S. Starring real (and un-credited) U.S. Navy Seals, the action is appropriately intense and, we presume, authentic. The story falters at times, but this is worth checking out. Rated R. LATEST FILMSJohn Carter >> The John Carter character rst appeared in a magazine serial written by Edgar Rice Burroughs in 1912. s e l a N a danHUDAKwww.hudakonhollywood.com CAPSULES
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC12 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 CELEBRATETHE STYLE OF GIVING BABY BASICS EVENT WATERSIDE SHOPS charity eventThursday, March 22 | Waterside Shops Pavilion | 5:30~7:30pmCOCKTAILS HORS DOEUVRES ENTERTAINMENT$30 PER TICKET ~ RSVP:239.261.5469 ALL PROCEEDS GO TO BABY BASICS OF COLLIER COUNTYWATERSIDESHOPS MANAGEMENT OFFICE HOURSMONDAY FRIDAY 8:30AM 5:30PM SATURDAY 10AM 5:30PM SUNDAY 12PM 6PM SUNDAY WATERSIDESHOPS.COM Fort Myers Film Festival ready to rollThe red carpet rolls out for the second annual Fort Myers Film Festival March 21-25, with screenings of 77 films and numerous other events taking place at three venues. FMff 2012 starts with a black-tie gala and the U.S. premiere of French Immersion along with a screening of Rusted Pyre. Cast and crew from both films are expected to attend. With guest hosts Chad Oliver of NBC2 and Gina Birch of WINK-FM, the red carpet reception begins at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, and French Immersion will begin at 7 p.m. at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall. Opening-night movie tickets are $14.50 for students, $29 for others; for $125, VIP ticketholders will enjoy the gala afterparty. Night two of the festival rolls out more red carpet for the world premiere of Mambo Man: the Story of Pedro Cuban Pete Aguilar at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center. The film chronicles the life of a troubled child turned triumphant dancer, turned struggling gentleman, who returned to victory as an elder statesman of Latin dance. The films executive producer and Cuban Petes longtime dance partner, Barbara Craddock, is expected to attend the world premiere. Night two of FMff 2012 begins at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 22, with cocktails, hors doeuvres and Latin dancing. Mambo Man begins at 7 p.m. and will be followed by a brief question-andanswer period, after which guests will mingle over refreshments (cash bar) and more Latin dancing. Tickets are $15. The festival continues Friday-Sunday, March 23-25, with screenings at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center and the Lee County Alliance of the Arts. Among the highlights: Good Men, a 12-minute film about two elderly Jewish men (Ed Asner and Mark Rydell) arguing over conspiracy allegations surrounding the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center. Part of a block of shorts that will begin screening at 6 p.m. Friday, March 23, at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center. The Knife, a short film by firsttime filmmaker and Fort Myers resident Karen Whittaker and starring numerous local actors. Also part of the block of shorts that will begin screening at 6 p.m. Friday, March 23, at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center. Kaziah the Goat Woman, the story of Kaziah Hancock, a goat rancher who lives close to the earth in a remote valley in Utah. Shes also known as an American hero for her work as an artist. She has painted nearly 1,000 oil portraits of soldiers killed since 9/11 and created a foundation called Project Compassion to extend her effort to paint every soldier killed in the line of duty since Sept. 11, 2001. Project Compassions team of artists has now painted more than 2,500 portraits, each of which has been presented to the soldiers family. This film delves into Ms. Hancocks life in polygamy, her escape to freedom and her pursuit of her dreams of becoming an artist and raising goats. After the screening, FMff founder Eric Raddatz will present one of her portraits to the family of 2nd Lt. Michael McGahan of Orlando, who was killed in 2010 while leading a platoon in Afghanistan. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery. 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at the Lee County Alliance of the Arts. There is a $5 suggested donation, a portion of which will go to Project Compassion. The Power of Two, a documentary feature inspired by the life stories of Anabel Stenzel and Isabel Stenzel Byrnes, twin double lung transplant recipients, authors and global advocates for organ donation awareness. Directed by Academy Award-nominated producer Marc Smolowitz. 7:15 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center. Its a wrap for FMff 2012 with champagne, desserts and awards beginning at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at the Broadway Palm Dinner Theater. Awards will be presented in the categories of Feature Film, Documentary, Short, Short Short, Strictly Local and Alternative/Spiritual/ Diverse. Chad Oliver will emcee the evening and will introduce screenings of the winning short films as well as a screening of the short, Sunshine. Tickets are $15. An awards ceremony afterparty takes place at the Edison Restaurant at the nearby Fort Myers Country Club.Lights, camera, action!For ticket information and a complete schedule of screenings and special events, plus descriptions of the nearly 80 films featured in the FMff 2012, visit www.fortmyersfilmfestival. com. A detailed guide will also be included in the March 21 edition of Florida Weekly.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC14 WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 www.harmonmeekgallery.com Open Monday Friday 10 5 Est. in Naples in 1964 Saturday by AppointmentHARMON-MEEK GALLERY599 Tamiami Trail No., Suite 309 Naples, FL 34102(239) 261-2637 Call (239) 649-2275 for Reservationswww.NaplesPrincessCruises.com Naples Princess Naples P rin cess Join us Aboard theEaster Sunday, April 8th, 2012Enjoy an early Easter Dinner Cruiseor a Sunset Cruise *Price does not include port charge, tax or gratuity. 3 day cancellation policy. No coupons or discounts applyOn the menu (239) 261-1177 (800) 523-3716www.preferrednaples.comSunTrust Building at Pelican Bay 801 Laurel Oak Drive Suite 300 Wir Sprechen Deutsch Hablamos Espanol Wilma Boyd CEO Lakani Private Jet Tours Youre Invited!Please join us on a journey of discovery by Private Jet! Wednesday, March 21 1:00pm Preferred Travel of Naples Guest Speaker Heidi Lakani, President, & Jan Moester, Tour Director R.S.V.P. Space is limited2012 Around the World by Luxury Private JetOct 11 Nov 1, 2012 Limited to 50 guests in a luxury B-757 private jet SAVE $4,000 per couple or $2,000 per person if booked by March 31, 2012 2012 Europe Rediscovered by Luxury Executive Private JetSept 1 16, 2012 Limited to 14 guests INCLUDES BUSINESS CLASS air to Bruges and from Paris if booked by March 31, 2012 Start warming up to audition for summers All Shook UpThe Naples Players will hold auditions for the summer musical production of All Shook Up on Saturday, April 7, at the Sugden Community Theatre. With book by Joe DiPietro, the show is based on Shakespeares Twelfth Night and features the songs of Elvis Presley. The script calls for five female principles: two from age 18-mid-30s, one African American from age 14-22, and two African Americans from age 40-60. Principal male roles include a young Elvis (baritone male age 25-35), one male tenor age 18-30, one male tenor age 14-22, and two male baritones age 45-65. All principles must be singers. A large ensemble provides opportunities for high-energy dancers and singers, ages 14 and up, including African Americans. Auditioners should prepare at least 16 bars of a rock-and-roll or contemporary musical theater song. An accompanist will be provided. Auditions will begin at noon. Appointments are required and can be made by calling 434-7340, ext 10. Perusal scripts are available for 72 hours, with a $20 deposit. Rehearsals for All Shook Up begin May 7, and show dates are June 29-July 29 (preview night June 28). Dallas Dunnagan directs, with musical direction by Charles Fornara and choreography by Dawn Lebrecht Fornara.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC18 WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 www.cinaples.com 4 Convenient Locations to Serve You!*Rates & Promotions are subject to change, availability & restrictions. Rates do not include govt fees. Ships Registry: Baham asCall CI Travel to Reserve this Fabulous Cruise & Receive a $450 Shipboard Credit Per Suite!*Vancouver to Anchorage (Seward)July 25th, 20127 NIGHTS WHALES, WOLVES & WONDERS-NORTHBOUND ON THE SEVEN SEAS NAVIGATORFares a er 2-for-1 Savings from $5,399* per person 2-for-1 Fares Plus Additional Bonus Savings FREE Roundtrip Air FREE Unlimited Shore Excursions FREE Luxury Hotel Package FREE Beverages Including Fine Wines and Premium Spirits FREE Pre-Paid Gratuities Te Serice:Airport: Affordable airport transportation with greeted pickup or drop off services.Hourly: When you only need a limo for a special event or occasion.Chartered: Your group can hit the town in style for any of your site seeing activities.Chauffeured: When you need more than just transportation! Corporate Event Transportation: Perfect for entertaining clients without breaking your budget.All service packages can be customized to FIT YOUR SPECIFIC NEEDS.www.marinogroupservices.come Marin Gbout i non oerinf ...concierge service with your transportation. Special requests are no problem, so let us know what we can do for you. We're not just providing a service, we're creating an experience. The Philharmonic Center for the Arts is at 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd., Naples. For more information or to order tickets, call 597-1900 or visit www.thephil.org. A Conversation with Louise Nevelson 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 21 Award-winning actress Nancy Lewis portrays groundbreaking American artist Louise Nevelson in a performance that ties in with the Naples Museum of Art exhibition Louise Nevelson and with the sculptural installation Dawns Forest in the museums Figge Conservatory. Tickets are $25. Concert pianist Jodie DeSalvo 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 21 Concert pianist and Philharmonic Center favorite Jodie DeSalvo presents Around the World in 80 Minutes, with music by Debussy, Granados, Beethoven, Mussorgsky, Bernstein and Gershwin. Tickets are $42. All That Jazz, with Bobby Shew 6 and 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 22 The Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra welcomes guest artist and veteran big band trumpeter Bobby Shew. Tickets start at $39. Lucie Arnaz 6 and 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 23-24 Lucie Arnaz performs as part of the Phils Cabaret Series. Ms. Arnaz began her career four decades ago opposite her mother on The Lucy Show. For her appearances at the Phil, shell sing selections from her new Latin Roots album, a tribute to her musical heritage that showcases her sexy, sultry voice. Tickets start at $49. Brian Culbertson and David Benoit 8 p.m. Saturday, March 24 Jazz/fusion pianist David Benoit has won a wide following over the years, from his classic 1980s jazz albums Freedom at Midnight and the Grammynominated Every Step of the Way to his much-loved Charlie Brown projects. Jazz/funk multi-instrumentalist Brian Culbertson has performed on 20 No. 1 records, including his own chart-toppers All About You, Get It On and Back in the Day. Tickets start at $49.COMING UP AT THE PHIL COURTESY PHOTODebbie Reynolds comes to the Phil March 25
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 C19 TheBeachedWhale.com Join us outside on the Lookout Lounge!239-463-5505 1249 Estero Blvd. Voted Best Casual Dining V V V V V V V V V V o o o o o o t t t e d d d B B B e s Lunch & Dinner American Reggae Night Wednesday Nights, 9:30-Midnight Live Music Nightly Happy Hour 3-5pm Mon-Fri Schedule Online March 22nd 12-2pm & 4-6pm d d Meet The Author!Details Online Debbie Reynolds 8 p.m. Sunday, March 25 America fell in love with Debbie Reynolds through such films as Singin in the Rain, Tammy and the Bachelor and The Unsinkable Molly Brown (for which she received an Academy Award nomination). Tickets start at $59. Bond and Beyond, the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra 8 p.m. March 27-30, 2 and 8 p.m. March 31 Guest conductor Michael Krajewski leads the NPO in Bond and Beyond: 50 Years of 007. Broadway singer Debbie Gravitte turns Bond girl as she joins the orchestra in numbers from classic films including Goldfinger and Diamonds Are Forever. A few non-Bond spy favorites are also on the program, including Secret Agent Man and the themes Mission Impossible and Austin Powers. Tickets start at $40. New Orleans Own Hot 8 Brass Band 6 and 8:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, April 3-4 Epitomizing New Orleans street music for more than a decade, the Hot 8 Brass Band has appeared in the Spike Lee films When the Levees Broke and If God is Willing and Da Creek Dont Rise, embodying the spirit, energy, mystery and tragedy of the southern city. Tickets to the Cabaret Series performance start at $39. Coppelia by Miami City Ballet 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, April 3-4 One of the greatest of all comic ballets, Coppelia is a spirited dance full of humor, romance, beauty and irony. Franz loves Swanilda except for when he has eyes for Copplia, who turns out to be a mechanical doll. The NPO will accompany the ballet company, and a dance preview by Edward Villella, MCB founding artistic director and CEO, will begin one hour before each performance. Tickets start at $69. Come Fly Away 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, April 5-6; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, April 7 Conceived, choreographed and directed by Tony Award-winner Twyla Tharp and by special arrangement with the Frank Sinatra Family and Frank Sinatra Enterprises, Come Fly Away follows four couples as they fall in and out of love during one song-and-dance filled evening at a crowded nightclub. Tickets start at $79. The Gipsy Kings 8 p.m. Saturday, April 21 The best-selling French band in history, the Gipsy Kings hail from the gypsy settlements in the south of France and are known for their passionate guitar playing and vocals. Since breaking out with the classic song Bamboleo, theyve sold more than 20 million albums. But they remain gypsies at heart, blending centuries-old flamenco traditions with contemporary arrangements. Tickets start at $89.COMING UP AT THE PHIL
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 C23 INTERACTIVE FRIENDLY PIRATE FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! SET SAIL ON A 90-MINUTE SWASHBUCKLING SHOW Reservations are Required Call for Cruise Times 800.776.3735 Also Ask about our Sunset Cruises,Private Parties & Charters. Full Service Barwww.PiecesofEight.com PIRATE CRUISE WITH THE PURCHASE OF TWO FARES. NO OTHER OFFERS APPLY COUPON MAY BE USED FOR UP TO 4 PEOPLE EXP. 12/14/11 $5 OFF PIRATECRUISE FW-12 EXP. 03-31-12 KEN LUDWIGSKRISTEN COURY, PRODUCING ARTISTIC DIRECTORPRESENTS U N CO K E N L EN K E N L K E N L KRIS TE K O UR Y P RO DU CI NG A RT IS TI C DI RE CT OR N CO EN KRIS TE K www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org MARCH 2 23, 2012Call for Tickets: 1-866-811-4111THE NORRIS CENTER 755 8th Avenue South Naples, FL CORPORATE PARTNERCORPORATE EXECUTIVE PRODUCER Bob & Linda Harden Christine Paddock EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS SHOW SPONSOR Inn on Fifth & McCabes Irish Pub SHOW PARTNERS John and Pat Nyikos Tim and Sharon Lynch The hilarious romp by Ken Ludwig ( Lend Me a Tenor, Moon Over Buffalo ), pulls the rug out from underneath the stuffy denizens of a private country club. Filled with mistaken identities, slamming doors, and over-the-top romantic shenanigans, it's a furiously paced comedy that recalls the Marx Brothers' classics. Ken Ludwig's The Fox on the Fairway is a brand-new tribute to the great English farces of the 1930s and 1940s. You won't want to miss this charmingly madcap adventure! THE ENGLISH PUBNaples Oldest Authentic British Tavern EST. 1969 SPECIAL EVENTS MARCH Naples Opera Society sponsors trip to Florida Grand Opera in MiamiNaples Opera Society is offering special pricing for its trip to the Florida Grand Opera in Miami for Gounods Romeo et J uliette on Saturday, May 5. Opera aficionados can choose the seat location ($128 for mezzanine, $150 for rear orchestra), and NOS provides the bus and driver, fine dining at a Coral Gables restaurant and the pre-opera lecture and the performance. The price is all-inclusive. The coach bus departs from Crossroads Shopping Center in Naples at 2 p.m., arriving in Coral Gables for dinner by 4:30 p.m. and getting to the Adrienne Arsht Center for Performing Arts in Miami in time for the 7 p.m. lecture. The bus also picks up passengers in Cape Coral at Ace Hardware Shopping Center at 11:45 a.m. and in Fort Myers at Cypress Trace Shopping Center at 12:30 p.m. For reservations or more information, call Eugene Buffo of the Naples Opera Society at 431-7509 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
SAVE $10.00on any purchase $50 or more.Must present coupon. Not valid on any other offers or discount. Expires 3/31/12.MORE INFORMATION AT HAPPYFEET.COMDO YOU SUFFER FROM FEET, KNEE, BACK PAIN?Gulf Coast Town Center I-75 exit 128Please call for exact location. Open 7 Days a Week! Sandals, shoes and medical grade orthotics that make you HAPPY starting at $59.99Home of the exclusive KENKOH reexology sandals. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYARTS TWO C25ARTS & ENTERTAINMENTAntiques Society Cuisine WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 Cushing, Spellman, OConnor: The Surprising Story of How Three American Cardinals Transformed Catholic-Jewish Relations, by Rabbi James Rudin. Eerdmans. 157 pages. $18. Rabbi James Rudin provides a thoroughly researched yet easily accessible insiders view on the how the Second Vatican Councils statement against anti-Semitism came into being. In particular, he underscores the roles of two influential men Cardinals Richard James Cushing and Francis Joseph Spellman in gaining support for the transformative Nostra Aetate document that finally became official Vatican policy in 1965. Rabbi Rudin prepares for his main narrative by offering background on the history of Jewish-Catholic relationships over the centuries. In so doing, he details the two major stumbling blocks to accommodation: One was the promulgation of the concept that Christianity, rooted in the covenant of the New Testament, rendered the Israelite covenant with the one God obsolete and irrelevant. The replacement theology that made Christianity spiritually the New Israel and the only path to redemption could never create harmonious relationships with a people who continued, in spite of all forces turned against it, to maintain itself as a viable, powerful faith tradition. The second was the inherited view, based on faulty history, that the Jews were Christ-killers. The author shows how both of these concepts nourished anti-Semitism and possibly even fed the flames of hatred that culminated in the Holocaust. His detailed biographies of the theologically conservative Cardinals Cushing and Spellman, contemporaries with very different personalities, help Rabbi Rudin explain how each man prepared himself to take advantage of a moment in history at which their personal power, political influence and largely unexpected commitment to a new vision could bring forth a strong majority vote in favor of the Declaration on Jews and Judaism that concluded the Second Vatican Council. Of particular interest is Rabbi Rudins section on The Art of Romanita in his biography of Cardinal Spellman. He defines this term as the art of subtly bestowing personal favors to cement friendships which later could be converted into influence for the individuals who had provided the favors. Rabbi Rudin writes, Spellman practiced Romanita better than anyone else within the global Catholic Church. He used his mastery of this art quite well in the service of the Second Vatican Council. Rabbi Rudin takes us through the endless rewrites (primarily by Cardinal Bea), the strenuous politicking and the persuasive speeches of Cardinals Cushing and Spellman that eventuated in the Nostra Aetate and the opening of new possibilities. He also points out the fragility of this new teaching in the light of the engrained anti-Jewish hostility that is still part of Catholic tradition. The Declaration needed and still needs ongoing support, constant positive action by Catholic and Jewish leaders, to maintain its vision and force. In this regard, the exemplary figure was the third American Catholic giant, Cardinal John OConnor, whose efforts a generation later brought forth important results. Rabbi Rudin looks closely at Cardinal OConnors upbringing, religious education, early assignments and then his 27-year career as a Navy chaplain that culminated in him becoming Chief of Navy Chaplains and reaching the rank of rear admiral. The author also discusses the cardinals shift from hawk to dove on military policy. Most importantly, Rabbi Rudin points out that Cardinal OConnors experiences led him to value religious pluralism in American society. When he became archbishop of New York, John OConnor used his position to foster such activities as the Catholic-Jewish Educational Enrichment Program. This joint project of the American Jewish Committee and the Archdiocese of New York brought energy and action to the vision and goals of the Second Vatican Council. Since Rabbi Rudin and Cardinal OConnor often worked together on interreligious relations, this section of the book benefits from the authors personal experiences. In his final chapter, Rabbi Rudin summarizes the importance these three men: Although they would have denied it, these theologically conservative cardinals were, in fact, revolutionary leaders, because they were major participants in one of the greatest religious sea changes in human history. However, the rabbi goes on to remind us that concerns remain. These include the cloud over the actions and inactions of Pope Pius XII during his long pontificate and the worry that Pope Benedict XVI might not be a strong advocate of continuing to build Catholic-Jewish relations. Cushing, Spellman, OConnor is a highly engaging, dramatic treatment of a remarkable and praiseworthy transformation. Note: A profile of Sanibel resident Rabbi James Rudin appeared in Florida Weekly in February 2011 along with a review of his previous book, Christians and Jews Faith to Faith. l i v R h i p philJASON email@example.com Three Catholic cardinals spur a sea change in religious history COURTESY PHOTORudin Its high season for clubs and organizations to hold special events and programs for members and guests as well as regular meetings. Heres what some of them have planned: The Collier County Stamp Club holds its annual postage stamp show Saturday and Sunday, March 17-18, at the Cypress Masonic Lodge No. 295, 5850 Tamiami Trail N. Horus are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission and parking are free. For more information, call Bob Hausin at 732-8000. The Northwestern Alumni Association of Greater Naples is getting ready for its biggest event of the year. The group will welcome Pat Fitzgerald, head football coach, as the guest speaker at its 2012 Tailgate Reception and Dinner set for Tuesday, March 20, at the Hilton Naples. Checkin begins at 6 p.m., and the program and dinner will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 for members and $50 for others. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting Michele Klinowski at 595-5589. Naples Ship Modelers is an informal group dedicated to the hobby of building wooden ship models. Members share their skills, knowledge and ship-building techniques with one another at Saturday morning meetings twice a month and welcome new members. For more information, call Dick Ritchie at 594-0868 or e-mail dcritchie@ comcast.net. Ikebana International-Naples holds its annual flower exhibit, The Language of Flowers, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 23-24, at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Members will demonstrate the art of ikebana throughout the day, and guests can sign up for lessons or purchase supplies and books about ikebana. Admission is $5 per person. For more information about Ikebana International-Naples, visit www.ikebananaples.com.CLUB NOTES
Pre-Owned Womens, Mens & ChildrensDesigner Fashions with Impeccable Style & Sophistication NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY TO SELL YOUR ITEMS! AIRPORT PULLING RD.VANDERBILT BEACH RD.At the Shoppes at Vanderbilt Across from Lifestyle Fitness Resale! Consignment! Trade!Anne Klein | Chanel Louis Vuitton | Versace and many more! (239) 596-5044www.truefashionistasresale.comAt the Shoppes at Vanderbilt2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road #178 | Naples $5.00OFFa Purchase of $20Expires 03/31/12$10.00OFFa Purchase of $50Expires 03/31/12FW FW 239-594-2748 9118 Strada Place Naples, Florida 34108 Friday: Kick Off Party Saturday: St. Patricks Day Sunday: Hair of The Dog That Bit You Brunch Visit ExperienceThePub.com for more complete details3-Day Paddy Party!March 16th, 17th & 18th NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC26 WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Naples, FLCharity Music Festival & Blood DriveSaturday, March 17th 11am-2pmEvent proceeds to bene t Community Blood Center. Coolers & alcoholic beverages are prohibited.RAFFLE PRIZE DONORS: Free Admission & Parking! Bring a Chair! Give Blood & Receive Special Gifts Enjoy Music & Food Register for Prize Drawings WINNERBEST IN WOMENS CLOTHING7 YEARS On the Plaza, 3rd Street South Venetian Village, Park Shore Promenade, Bonita BayDaily 10 6 Sunday: 11 5Summer Brights...Coral, being one of the most loved, is here in the flyaway collar jacket in linen $196.00CLUB NOTES The Ohio State University Alumni Club of Naples holds its monthly happy hour at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 22, at Lowdermilk Park. The evening will include a catered barbecue dinner. For reservations or more information, call Sara Ann Mousa at 593-9196 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The Naples chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society holds its next regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 26, at the Naples Botanical Garden. Guest speaker Jean Roches discussion of Spring in the Mojave Desert will be accompanied by photos from her visits to the desert during three different wet springs covering the areas of Joshua Tree, Mission Creek, Death Valley, Coachella Valley and Anza Borrega. All are welcome. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.naplesfnps.org or e-mail email@example.com. The Zonta Club of Naples holds its seventh annual Make A Difference fashion show, auction and luncheon Friday, March 30, at The Club at the Strand. Proceeds will benefit the PACE Center for Girls-Collier at Immokalee and Naples Teenage Parenting Program, the Sally Sitta Awards for Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology in Health Sciences, Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowships and Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships. To donate silent auction items or become a sponsor, call Bernie Garabed at 571-2466. To purchase tickets, call Jane Kolczun at 245-8173 or visit www.zonta-naples.org. The Southwest Florida chapter of the Kiwi Club, a social and charitable organization of present and former flight attendants of American Airlines, TWA and other airlines acquired by or merged with American Airlines, welcomes new members. The local chapter supports Pace Center for Girls-Collier at Immokalee and the Collier County Hunger & Homeless Coalition. For membership information, call Jeanne Preston-Horvath at 596-0260 or e-mail Jeanne.firstname.lastname@example.org. The Naples Newcomers Club welcomes women who have been permanent residents of Naples for no more than five years and who want to meet others who are new to the area. The club meets for lunch at 11:30 a.m. on the second Thursday of every month at country clubs throughout the area. In addition, groups within the club plan outings and dates to share varied interests, such as mah-jongg and duplicate bridge, gourmet cooking and discussions about philosophy. Prospective members are invited to coffee at 10 a.m. on the first Thursday of each month. For meeting locations and more information, call 298-4083 or visit www.naplesnewcomers.com. The Bonita Springs Newcomers Club welcomes women who have lived in Bonita for less than three years. Luncheons are held at area country clubs on the third Thursday of every month (December meeting is on the second Thursday). Members must attend five luncheons
C27 799 Walkerbilt Rd., Naples off US 41, 1/4 mile North of Immokalee Rd.Enjoy Lunch on the River Mon-Sat 11-2DINNER NIGHTLY ALL TEN IN THE TAVERN MENU ITEMS ARE $10.00 H APPY HOUR 11-6PM IN THE TAVERN THREE COURSE EARLY DINING MENU 5-6 PM LIVE MUSIC IN TAVERN NIGHTLY Sunday Irish brunch! Traditional Irish music in Tierneys Tavern every Sunday from 11 to 2 p.m. Grab a seat & a Guinness and join the fun! GRAC IOU S H OSPITAL ITY NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 C27 Follow us on Vacation Spot of Pirates, Poets, Presidents and Party Goers! facebook.com/ KeyWestExpress twitter.com/ KeyWestExpress youtube.com/ TheKeyWestExpress 1-800-593-7259 www.keywestexpress.us *Minimum 8 day advance pre-purchase tickets, non-refundable, cannot be combined with any other offers. Excludes weekend fee (Friday, Saturday, Sunday). Offer valid through 03/31/12. CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION & RESERVATIONS!$119 119 119 ROUND TRIP* Getting There And Back is Half the FUN! a year and pay annual dues of $40. For more information, e-mail bonitanew email@example.com or visit www.bonitaspringsnewcomersclub.com. The Florida Camera Club Council holds its 2012 annual conference, From Pixels to Print, March 23-March 25 at the Hilton Naples. Numerous work shops and photographic outings are on the schedule. World-renowned photographer and author George Lepp will give the opening remarks, and bird photographer Artie Morris will deliver the keynote speech. Both are Canon Explorers of Light. Bill Fortney, Nikons Ambassador of Photography, will also make a presentation, as will Neapolitan Connie Bransilver, who was recently part of a team financed by National Geographic that discovered a new species or sub-species of lemur in Madagascar. Trips are planned Corkscrew Sanc tuary, Naples Botanical Garden, Shy Wolf Sanctuary, Kowiachobee Animal Preserve, Tiger Tail Beach, Fakahatchee Strand, Clam Pass and The Naples Zoo, among others. An association of 55 camera clubs throughout Florida, FCCC has more than 6,000 members. For more information about the conference, call Eric Hansen at (800) 891-3258, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.f3c.org. COURTESY PHOTOSarah Leong, an intern at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, is shown here transporting some of the truckload of new and gently used towels donated recently by the Naples Newcom ers Club. The towels will be used in the Conservancys Wildlife Clinic, which cares for injured and orphaned birds, mammals and reptiles. Cathie Wilson, president of the Newcomers Club, volunteers with the Conservancy and mobilized club members to collect a truckful of towels. Ive seen how critical towels are to the clinics daily operations, Ms. Williams says. The staff wraps the animals in towels when they first bring them in; they use them in surgery and for a variety of medical needs. The clubs donation was a simple way to support their mission.
The Show www.bobharden.comNews and commentary you can use to help you enjoy life on the Paradise Coast.Streamed live, Monday-Friday, 7-8 a.m. The show is archived for your listening convenience. Brought to you in part by w w w w w w News and co N n use to hel c a n o n t h e P a r a M Th e B like us on facebook NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC28 WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 Andrew M. Kurtz Music Director 2011/2012 17th SeasonSymphony At Sunset APRIL 1ST from 4pm until sunset, Riverside Park, Bonita Springs FREE BOX OFFICE: 239.481.4849 INFO: 239.277.1700 GULFCOASTSYMPHONY.ORG Celebrating the luscious melodies by the great American composer Richard Rodgers, with music from The Sound of Music and more! Featuring Broadway stars William Michals, Mark Sanders & Lisa Vroman.Tickets start at $37Mr. Michals and Ms. Vroman appearance sponsored by: Mr. Sanders appearance sponsored by:21st Century Oncology The Bireley Family Fund Lack of sufficient entries can be very bothersome at times, and many contracts fail solely because declarer lacks communication from one hand to the other. This situation is particularly annoying when one or more finesses need to be taken, but declarer cant get to the correct hand to make the desired play or plays. In this deal, for example, if declarer could lead from dummy at will, he could take successful finesses in spades, hearts and diamonds and make 11 tricks. But with no ready-made entry to dummy, South must play exceedingly well to make even 10 tricks. He knows from the bidding that each of the three possible finesses is sure to succeed, but the best he can hope to do is to tunnel his way into dummy to take two of them. Accordingly, at trick two he leads the jack of hearts and overtakes it with the queen. (Note that South does not play the ace of hearts first, which would deprive him of a vital entry to dummy.) East wins the heart with the king and returns a club. Declarer ruffs high in order to preserve his 5-2 as entries to dummys 8-7. South next crosses to dummy with a low trump and takes a spade finesse that succeeds, then returns to dummy with another low trump and takes a diamond finesse that succeeds. As a result of this meticulous manipulation of his trumps, South loses only a spade, a heart and a diamond, and so makes four hearts. CONTRACT BRIDGEBY STEVE BECKERSteppingstone to success Supporting Sponsor Artists tents burst with a selection of vibrant colors, unusual shapes and interesting March 24-25, 2012 5th Ave South, Naples10 AM 5 PMdonations are gratefully accepted and benefit educational programming at the Naples Art Association. Downtown Naples Festival of the ArtsArtists L to R: Aronzon, Barton, Blum, Vagner In-kind Sponsors CostcoNaplesHosts Call 239-262-6517 ext 100 for details or visit NaplesArt.org.
Join the Hurricanes on Friday, March 30, 2012 at 6:45 p.m. for a FREE and OPEN to the public scrimmage at Bishop Verot High School.5598 Sunrise Drive Fort Myers, FL 33919 SOUTHWEST FLORIDA GOLF CLASSIC AND LUNCHEON Heritage Bay Golf and Country ClubSaturday, March 31, 2012 Registration at 7 a.m. Shotgun Start at 8 a.m. Lunch and Awards to begin at 1 p.m. For Additional Information call:1) The Hurricane Club at 305.284.6699 2) Darin McMurray at 239.278.1177 ext. 315 or call 239.872.1166 3) Heritage Bay Golf and Country Club at 239.353.2561
10711 North Tamiami Trail Naples, FL 34108 Reservations 239-597(STAR) 7827 email@example.com Marc-Jean Berruet, Chef de Cuisine Trish and Marc Berruet, PropietorsTuesdayursday Happy Hour 4:00pm 6:00pm Complimentary Samplers Half Priced Cocktails Savory Sou e and a Glass of Champagne $9 Prix Fix Menu 5:30pm 6:30pm ree Courses $29 per personNot valid with any other o ers. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC30 WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 Big Band Dancing by Florida Big Band Friday, March 23, 2012 6:30pm 9:30pmRiver Park Community Center River Park presents...River Park Community Center TICKETS: $10 PER PERSON Seeking information about antiques and collectibles sometimes can be difficult because so many terms have more than one meaning. A davenport in England is a type of small desk. In the United States, it is a sofa. An ad may offer a Duncan Phyfe table. A man named Duncan Phyfe was a 19th-century New York cabinetmaker. The table offered in the ad may have been made by Mr. Phyfe, it may have been made in his style during the years he worked or it may be a recent piece in the Duncan Phyfe style. A store may advertise a Tiffany lamp, meaning a lamp with a distinctive type of glass shade, but to a collector it means a lamp made by and marked by Louis Comfort Tiffany at the turn of the 20th century. Jade can be one of two minerals: nephrite or jadeite. Jadeite usually is considered the more valuable stone. And to make it even more confusing, you must look carefully at how the word is spelled. Jadite is a green glass made by Jeannette Glass Co., and Jade-ite is a shade of green glass made by Anchor Hocking Glass Corp. A music box sold in October at Cowans Auctions in Cincinnati was a Regina Rookwood model that brought $17,037. Its a wooden tableshaped music-box case with a painted design on the front. It has nothing to do with the famous Rookwood Pottery. The name was just a marketing idea. So be careful if youre searching for some antique terms online. You may come up with unexpected results. Q: I have an old tin that says Dunhills Original Pontefract Cakes, Estab. 1760 on the top. Can you give me any information about the company and the age and value of this tin? A: Pontefract cakes, which are sometimes called Pomfret cakes, are small licorice candies. Licorice has been used for medicinal purposes for more than 3,000 years. Cluniac monks brought licorice plants to Pontefract, England, from Spain during the Middle Ages. In 1614 Sir George Saville sold licorice cakes or lozenges as cures for stomach ailments. The lozenges were stamped with a stylized picture of Pontefract Castle. Dunhills was established in 1760 by George Dunhill, a chemist, who added sugar, molasses and flour to licorice extract to make licorice candy. Pontefract cakes were also stamped with a picture of Pontefract Castle. Several companies in Pontefract began making the candy, which was sometimes called Yorkshire Pennies. Haribo, a German company, bought majority interest in Dunhills in 1972 and the remaining shares in 1994. It still operates the factory in Pontefract. Your tin KOVELS: ANTIQUES Sorting antique names can be a tricky game t s d d T b a terryKOVELnews@floridaweekly.com A Seat in our Kitchen.Join the culinary leaders for an evening of world-class food in an unmatched atmosphere. Ten guests are welcomed into the heart of the kitchen to wine and dine while the chefs prepare a six-course dinner tableside. For more information and reservations, please call 239.776.8725. Space is limited. 475 Seagate Drive, Naples, FL 34103 | waldorfastorianaples.com
was probably made in the 1930s. It could be worth $50 to $75. Q: Please tell me what my old tin Donald Duck Paint Set box is worth, minus the watercolor paints that were originally inside it. The outside of the lid pictures Donald painting at an easel and Mickey Mouse admiring his work. The inside of the lid has pictures of Donald, Mickey, Minnie Mouse, Pluto and Goofy. A: Donald Duck paint sets were made by a few different companies. The first ones came out in the 1930s. Some sets were sold in lithographed tin boxes and others in paperboard boxes. Your set would be worth more if all the paints, unused, were still inside. The lithographed tin box is an early one and if the box is in excellent condition, a Disneyana collector would pay $25 or more for it. Q: I have a Fenton Bittersweet Hanging Heart vase with a certificate of authenticity signed by Frank M. Fenton, Robert Barber and Delmar Stowasser on Aug. 26, 1975. The vase is 8 inches tall and is orange with swirling black lines and black hearts. The bottom is marked /705, Fenton, 1975 and DGS. What is it worth? A: Your vase is part of Fentons 1975 Robert Barber Collection. Barber joined Fenton as artist-in-residence in 1975 and left the company in 1976. Delmar Stowasser was one of Barbers assistants. There were nine different limited edition vases in the collection. The numbers on your vase indicate it was the 406th vase in a limited edition of 705 vases. Fenton Art Glass Co. was founded in Martins Ferry, Ohio, by Frank L. Fenton and his brother, John W. Fenton. It is now located in Williamstown, W.Va., and is still run by members of the Fenton family. But it ended production of art glass in 2011. Many Fenton limited-edition pieces have been sold on television. Value of your vase: about $500. Tip: Clean chrome with white vinegar or tea. Terry Kovel answers as many questions as possible through the column. By sending a letter with a question, you give full permission for use in the column or any other Kovel forum. Names, addresses or email addresses will not be published. We cannot guarantee the return of any photograph, but if a stamped envelope is included, we will try. The volume of mail makes personal answers or appraisals impossible. Write to Kovels, (Florida Weekly), King Features Syndicate, 300 W. 57th St., New York, NY 10019. 1585 Pine Ridge Road, #5, Naples, FL 34109239-592-0050 www.noodlescafe.comHours: Lunch Mon-Sat 11:30-4 Dinner Sun-Thurs 5-10 Fri & Sat 4-11 Early Dining SpecialIndependently Owned & Operated The OriginalSince 19912Non-Alcoholic Beverages 2House Salads 1Family Style Italian Four Play for 2 Fresh Focaccia BreadMust be Ordered by 5pm DailyNo Reservations Accepted for this offer. Cannot be combined with any other special offer or discouint.2$25 for NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 C31 Rookwood is the name of this Regina music box model. The name has nothing to do with the famous Rookwood Pottery. The music box sold for $17,037 at Cowans Auctions in Cincinnati.
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FRIDAY, MARCH 231:30 2:30 PM | The Future of the Studio Art Glass Movement This exciting panel provides a first-hand account of working in the studio glass movement from artists Toots Zynsky and Dan Dailey, and is moderated by the industrys foremost studio glass scholar and author, Ferdinand Hampson, Director of Habatat Galleries of Michigan. 3:00 4:00 PM | Artful Living: Incorporating Functional Art Into Rooms of All Periods. Pamela Hughes, owner and principal of renowned Hughes Design Associates, will provide tips on how to enhance your home with contemporary and functional art such as studio art glass, ceramics, wood, fiber, sculpture, and paintings.SATURDAY, MARCH 241:30 2:30 PM | A Tale of Glass: 50 Years of Studio Glass in America Ferdinand Hampson, studio glass scholar and Director of Habatat Galleries of Michigan, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the studio glass movement in America with a discussion of the beginnings of Habatat Galleries, the first American gallery to specialize in studio glass, and his current curatorial project, Evolution/Revolution: 50 Years of American Studio Glass, now on view at The Patty and Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art. 3:00 4:00 PM | The Legacy of Andy Warhol Bruce Helander, Editor of the Art Economist artist, Warhol scholar, and art critic, discusses the dynamic life and times of the iconic Pop artist, from birth to death, and everything in between, and the extraordinary rise of Warhol in the art market.SUNDAY, MARCH 251:30 2:30 PM | Collectors Forum: Collecting Contemporary Art, Many Voices Kathleen Van Bergen, CEO and Director of The Philharmonic Center for the Arts and Naples Museum will moderate a panel discussion with Naples collectors discussing their passion for collecting art, their friendships with artists, and their investments in modern and contemporary art. Panelist will include, Mr. Robert Edwards, Senior Member of Moran Edwards Asset Management Group and board member of the Naples Museum and Sculpture magazine. 3:00 4:00 PM | Embracing a Creative State of Mind: Does Good Design have to be Radical? Widely recognized as the design authority in Napl es, award winning architect Andrea Clark Brown and designer Richard Geary, discuss how creativity can lead to simple solutions for interior and architectural design for everyday living. MONDAY, MARCH 261:30 2:30 PM | Photographs that Changed the World: The 75th Anniversary of Life Magazine Steven Hartman, art collector and Director of Contessa Gallery, discusses the history behind the first generation of Life photojournalists who brought images of WWII, Pearl Harbor, and iconic flag-raising of Iwo Jima to the home front. These archived images from 1936 to post-WWII will be unearthed for this special presentation in conjunction with Photographs of the Memories of WWII, currently on view at the Naples Museum of Art. 3:00 4:00 PM | Albert Paley: Modernist Sculptor and Vanguard Artist For over 40 years, Paleys monumental, metal assemblages have placed him in the forefront of contemporary sculpture. The vanguard artist works in a genre-defyin g area called Archisculpture, prominently featured at Naples Museum of Arts Gates, as a lasting tribute to the Gulfshore community. Presented by Jennifer Laemlein, Director of Albert Paley Studios, and followed by reception and tour of the Paley works in Ruth Lawrence Gallery. ADVANCE TICKETS AND MORE DETAILS AT: WWW.ARTFAIRNAPLES.COMPREVIEWTHURSDAY, MARCH 22 | 7 PM 10 PMPUBLIC FAIR HOURSMARCH 23 24 | 11 AM 7 PM MARCH 25 26 | 11 AM 6 PMLOCATIONNAPLES INTERNATIONAL PAVILION 4835 IMMOKALEE ROAD @ LIVINGSTON NAPLES, FL 34110TICKETSSINGLE DAY PASS: $10 ONLINE | $15 AT THE DOOR MULTI-DAY PASS: $15 ONLINE | $20 AT THE DOOR$5 AFTER 5 PM INFORMATION +1 239 949 5411 | WWW.ARTFAIRNAPLES.COMRUTH LAWRENCE FINE ART, ROCHESTER ALBERT PALEY ARC STEEL, 12 X 10 INCHESThe second annual Art Naples will return March 22-26 to the Naples International Pavilion at the corner of Immokalee and Living ston Roads. This dynamic event in beautiful Southwest Florida will showcase international galleries representing artists with works spanning the 20th and 21st century. The fair will feature paintings, sculpture, photography, studio glass, contemporary design, video and site-specific installations from a bevy of established Modern Masters, as well as the most promising emerging artists of today. Enjoy four days of exciting presentations featuring th e industrys top art collectors, curators, designers, and architects. Each discussion tailored exclusively to the works and concepts present at Art Naples. Philharmonic Center for the Arts CONTESSA GALLERY, CLEVELAND ALFRED EISENSTAEDT CHILDREN AT PUPPET THEATER 1963 SILVER GELATIN PRINT, 20 X 24 INCHESTime Inc. All Rights Reserved.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C37 SOCIETY The Ohio State Alumni Club of Naples hosts its annual galaWe take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. oridaweekly.com and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ oridaweekly.com. BERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 Paul Heuerman and Bruce Mousa with special guest Kirk Herbstreit 2 Eileen Martino and Colleen Kvetko 3 Ben and Arlene Roth 4. Molly Townsely, Eileen Martino and Mary Kay Moriarty 5. Cris Perdzock 6. Debbie and Jim Scartz 7. Roz Travis and Adelia Flowers with special guest alumnus Kirk Herbstreit 8. Sara Ann and Bruce Mousa 9. Sarah Burke and Larry Waller 10. Pat and Bob Holmes with Kay Drake 11. Doug and Sarah Smith 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 7 9 10 11
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C41 SOCIETY A League Club luncheon with guest author Kim Johnson GrossWe take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. oridaweekly.com and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ oridaweekly.com.The NIFF Oscars party at Cafe Lurcat The NIFF Oscars p art y at The NIFF Oscars p BERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 Ellen Glaisner, Billie Kubly and Brooke Walker 2 Pat Frey and Becky McLennan 3 Sue Benson, Kim Johnson Gross and Ann Westerfield 4. Beth Schnurr, Jan Desforges and Sonia Pierson 5. Julianne Smith and Sallie Miller 1 Zach and Shannon Franklin 2 Alysia Testa, Rowan Samuel and Coleen Walsh 3 Donald and Ashley Drury 4. Melissa Kahn 5. Linda Malone, Charles King, Joe Jo Jennings and Anne McNulty 6. Blake and Amy Owen 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 h i h S if h ik i d f 5 6 4MARISA ASLESON / COURTESY PHOTOS
C42 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC42 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT W eekEEK ofOF M arAR CH 15-21, 2012 Here are some capsule summaries of previous restaurant reviews:A Table Apart, 4295 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs; 221-8540: The small but diverse menu spans the globe, embracing classic French techniques, bold Asian flavors and even a bit of Italian pasta panache while emphasizing a commit ment to sustainable seafood and seasonal ingredients. The food is sophisticated but unfussy, ambitious but not overworked, classical yet novel. The chorizo mejillones is simply one of the best mussel preparations Ive eaten in a couple of decades of reviewing restaurants. Imag ine the flavor explosion of spicy Mexican chorizo sausage, acidic white wine and tomatoes, grassy cilantro pesto and creamy queso fresco. Picture these colorful toppings mingling with a dozen and a half plump mussels sauted until they are just barely cooked through and not a second more. The fish of the day, Arctic char, was simply grilled and simply perfect. Meats are executed equally well, as evidenced by an expertly crusted, juicy flatiron steak topped with rich blue cheese thats smoked in-house. Order it with a side of the best French fries you will ever eat in Southwest Florida theyre sprinkled with Parmesan and fresh herbs and drizzled with earthy truffle oil. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed December 2011Caf Normandie, 3756 Tamiami Trail N.; 261-0977: This low-key outpost along U.S. 41 manages to provide delight ful French fare and a casual, laid-back hospitality, compliments of owner Benoit Legris. The wine list is brief but well chosen, a snapshot of wines that please the owner. You cant go wrong with mussels in Normandie cream sauce or the escargots de Bourgogne. Roasted duck with spicy peach sauce was a glorious variation on duck lorange, and the shrimp and sea scallops au gratin were simple yet elegant. Dinner concluded with a classic raspberry tart and whisper-thin crepe Suzette. The service, Old World atmosphere and moderate prices all enhanced a wonderful meal. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed December 2010 Latitude Fusion Cuisine & Piano Bar, Naples Walk, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road; 596-5600: Stylish and comfortable, Latitude resembles a well-appointed supper club filled with dark woods, oversized booth and sleek Art Deco touches. The open kitchen adds a touch of theater as well. The menu is a mix of comfort food and fusion fare, the stuff for which Chef Ross Peterson is known. From a selection of flatbreads, I liked the yeasty crust topped with lots of Portobello, goat cheese and caramelized onions. An Old World charcuterie platter had an interesting array of wursts, although Id have preferred more firm varieties and fewer soft ones. The Better than Nanas Kobe beef Bolognese was terrific, with a soulful sauce, lots of tomatoes, onions, carrots and herbs simmered for a long time with the ground beef and accompanied by garlic bread. Lovely live music at just the right volume and a well-chosen wine list enhanced the meal. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed June 2011Noodle Saigon, 13500 Tamiami Trail N.; 598-9400: For an inexpensive but excellent Vietnamese feast, head straight to Noodle Saigon. The 12-page menu might be intimidating at first, but the friendly servers are happy to help newcomers sort through it. Ive found its hard to go wrong here. On my most recent visit, I enjoyed savory asparagus crabmeat soup, shrimp paste on sugar cane, steamed rice crepe with grilled pork, shrimp summer rolls, clams with black bean sauce and the restaurants heavenly version of rare beef pho. For dessert, we followed our servers suggestion and tried a tasty mix of mashed avocado, sweetened condensed milk, ice, lime, sugar and mint. The combination resembled Italian water ice and was a great end to a terrific meal. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed May 2011 Seasons 52, 8930 Tamiami Trail N.; 594-8852: This small chain, new to Southwest Florida, has a lot going for it. Start with the regularly changing menu that features seasonal ingredients at their peak of flavor in dishes that forswear indulgence without sacrificing flavor Â nothing c ontains more than 475 calories. Consider the globe-spanning wine list that offers more than 100 selections 52 or more by the glass. And the casual but plush atmosphere feels organic, with earthy colors, polished woods and stacked stone. Start with one of the flatbreads, cracker-thin pizzas carpeted with precisely arranged toppings and baked in a super-hot brick oven. The menu achieves a good balance of seafood and meats. An artichoke-stuffed shrimp dish was succulent and redolent of sage, while wood-grilled T-bone lamb chops were perfectly cooked and remark ably tender. Save room for dessert without guilt: Seasons 52s Mini Indulgences are tiny treats red velvet cake, pumpkin mousse and much more Â serv ed in shot glasses. Theyre the perfect way to end a meal without going over the edge. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MARCH 15-21, 2012 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C43 Social dining clubs that offer amenities such as themed dinners, wine tastings and special access to facilities are few and far between these days. The novelty alone makes the Naples Harbour Yacht Club worth checking out. Annual membership costs about $200, which includes use of a fitness room, spa, sauna and pool as well as privileges at Florida Marina Clubs properties in Key West, Sanibel and Tampa. You dont have to join, however, to try out the yacht clubs two restaurants Jacks River Bar and the recently refurbished and rechristened Gordons on the River. The former is a casual spot known for ginormous sandwiches and really huge burgers. The latter is upstairs and upscale and features aged steaks, fresh seafood and fine wines. Non-members can get a weeks pass to check out the restaurants before being expected to join up (although when we arrived no one even asked for a name or if we had a reservation). We settled on a night at Gordons because it was the newer concept, and the menu showed a bit more ambition. Both the food and the hospitality were noteworthy, but the level of attention we received might have been colored by the fact that we had the dining room completely to ourselves. Thus, its hard to say how service would be on a busier night. Our server assured us that Gordons is attracting a lively crowd on the weekends. Its location far from the hot spots of Fifth Avenue South, Third Street South and The Mercato could be drawback. The Naples Harbour Yacht Club sits west of Naples Municipal Airport on a road that doesnt naturally draw a lot of traffic. And despite its name, diners cant actually see the Gordon River from Gordons on the River. Walk out on the screened patio and youll see a pool below with just a hint of mangrove-fringed water beyond. View aside, the owners have strived to create a plush atmosphere in the dining room, with polished woods, subtle lighting and heavy wooden chairs upholstered in rich paisley fabric. A discordant note in the otherwise tasteful atmosphere came from the background recorded piano music, which is one step removed from an elevator soundtrack. After settling into those big comfy chairs, we ordered glasses of 2009 Sean Minor Four Bears Pinot Noir ($16) and 2009 Amalaya Malbec ($13). The bottle wine list is extensive, and there are about 20 by-the-glass options. Considering the lack of diners, I was relieved to hear the popping corks of new bottles of wine no need to worry about sour old dregs here. The restaurant has a sommelier who clearly doesnt cut corners even when traffic is thin, and he offers helpful pairing suggestions with each dish on the menu. Appetizers run the gamut from classic escargot at $10 to caviar-crowned oysters Romanoff at an eye-popping $50. Most starters fall around $15, including the Key West scallops, two perfectly seared sea scallops served atop toast points and laced with a sweet-smoky caramelized onion sauce. Two scallops isnt much for $15, but the cooking was spot-on and the sauce didnt overwhelm the delicate nature of the shellfish. We also shared the chop salad ($10), a flavorful mlange of greens, grape tomatoes, green peas, chickpeas, carrots and red onion. It was lightly dressed with a lemon-pepper vinaigrette that heightened the flavors without drowning them. So far, so good. Our server kept an attentive eye on the table, inquiring about our satisfaction and keeping tabs on the timing of courses. The staff appears to be well trained and knowledgeable about the menu. When quizzed about the ingredients of a sauce, our server passed the test, explaining that the Prigueux sauce topping the New York strip steak ($35) was named for the Perigord region of France that is famous for its black truffles. Gordons rendition of the sauce managed to perfectly balance the natural earthiness of the truffles with the Madeira and other ingredients. The grilled, aged Black Angus beef was perfectly seared rare, as ordered, and topped with thick, crisp onion rings. A few tender asparagus spears and a roasted tomato stuffed with panko bread crumbs filled out the dish nicely. Other meat options include prime rib and filet mignon (each $45) and a tempting but spendy $48 quartet of wild boar sausage, ostrich fillet, venison tenderloin and braised oxtail. For the more budget-minded diner: smoked oyster fettuccine Alfredo and eggplant lasagna puttanesca cost $20 and $22. The Sri Lanka-spiced snapper ($29) was a more-than-generous portion of fish, perfectly cooked so that it retained its natural moisture and sweetness. The spices were mild Indian curry-style, and the pickled-cucumber-and-tomato relish on the side cooled any heat the seasonings might have generated. Overall, a well-prepared fish served with basmati rice. Desserts are made on the premises at Gordons, which is a plus. A coconut cake ($7) was layered with banana pudding and banana slices a creative and tasty touch. A Baileys Irish Crme cheesecake ($7) was more predictable but nonetheless well executed. With or without dining club membership, Gordons puts a fresh and flavorful spin on an old concept. CUISINEfood & wine CALENDAR Thursday, March 15, 6 p.m., Artichoke and C ompany: The restaurant hosts a pinot noir tasting and multicourse dinner party; $58, 1410 Rail Head Blvd., 263-6979. Reservations required. Friday, March 16, 6-8 p.m., Whole F oods: B everage specialist Joe Pais hosts the monthly tasting of 35 beers, with proceeds benefitting the Friends of the Florida Panther; $5, 9101 Strada Place in Mercato. Register at the door. Sunday, March 18 and 25, 1-5 p .m., Seminole C asino Immokalee: Sample goodies from a variety of vendors at the Paradise Food Truck Rally; 506 S. First St., Immokalee, (800) 218-0007. Wednesday, March 21, 6-8 p.m., Whole F oods: C elebrate St. Patricks Day when demonstration specialist Rebecca Oros shows how to create Irish seafood paella, Irish salad and Irish coffee cake; $10, 9101 Strada Place in Mercato, 552-5100 or register online at www. acteva.com/go/LifestyleCenter. Saturday, March 24, 5-7 p.m., T he W ine Merchant: The Wine and Whiskers event will feature wine tasting, finger foods and hors doeuvres in a benefit for Brigids Crossing, a holistic no-cage, no-kill cat sanctuary and adoption center in Naples; 10 percent of sales donated to the charity; 12820 Tamiami Trail, call 431-0331 or go to www.bridigscrossing.org. Farmers markets Wednesday, 1:30-5:30 p .m., St. Monicas Episcopal Church, 7070 Immokalee Road; 591-4550. Wednesday, 7 :30 a.m.1:30 p.m., the Marco Island Farmers Market, Veterans Community Park, Marco Island. Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., the Go v ernment Complex farmers market, 3335 U.S. 41 E. Saturday, 7:30-11:30 a.m., T hir d Street South, behind Tommy Bahamas between Third Street and Gordon Drive. Saturday, 7 a.m.-noon, B onita Springs Lions C lub farm market, The Promenade, 26851 South Bay Drive, Bonita Springs. Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon, St. Pauls Episcopal Church farm market, 3901 Davis Blvd., Naples. Saturday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., North Naples Green Market at the Galleria Shoppes at Vanderbilt, off Airport Pulling and Vanderbilt Beach roads. Sunday, 8 a.m.-noon, Freedom Park farmers market, 151 Golden Gate Parkway. Send items to email@example.com. If you go Gordons on the River, >> Hours: 5-11 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday; buffet brunch 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday>> Reservations: Accepted>> Credit cards: Accepted>> Price range: Appetizers, $10-$50; entrees, $20-$48>> Beverages: Full bar>> Specialties of the house: Aged steaks, seafood>> Volume: Low>> Parking: Marina lot>> Website: www.gordonsontheriver.comRatings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: Naples Harbour Yacht Club, 475 North Road, Naples; 213-1441 Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor Gordons on the River brings back supper club concept drewSTERWALDpgnews@floridaweekly.com des p ite its name, y see the Gor do n s o n t f d ownc r e at e e in the h polished n g and heavy lstered in rich s cordant note in was a mor e fish, perfec t it s natural m spices were the pic k r e w with D esse r ises at Go r DREW STERWALD / FLORIDA WEEKLYHouse-made desserts at Gordons include Baileys Irish Cream cheesecake. Indian spices liven up a snapper dish without overwhelming the fish. A chopped salad is laced with green peas, chickpeas, carrots and red onion. A scallop appetizer is topped with a smoky-sweet caramelized onion sauce.
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Dan Guenther 23 9.357.8121 premiersir.com/211517541 $1 ,450,000 1433 Nighthawk Pointe Build your dream home with Covelli Development Group on this private lake, golf course & preserve homesite on the Estuary Course. Cleared and lled. Minutes from downtown, beaches, shops & dining. Sam Heitman 23 9.537.2018 premiersir.com/212007983 $1 ,100,000 2531 Avila Lane Imagine yourself tucked away beside the pool in your own walled garden at your villa. Dramatic architectural features, 14 ceilings, walls of glass pocket back to open the living space to the outside. Mary Catherine White 23 9.287.2818 premiersir.com/211006599 $9 89,000 LErmitage #27 Gracious, gloriously bright 3rd level condominium. An exclusive neighborhood in an award-winning community. Long lake & fairway views. Private lanai, pool cabana. Golf cart included, minutes to beach! Jutta V. 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Marty/Debbi McDermott 23 9.564.4231 premiersir.com/211010468 $7 99,000 5th Avenue South #307 Unique Urban Living combined with the Naples style of sophisticated Florida living oering the pulse of Naples in this 5th Avenue South getaway. Open plan 2BR+den (could be 3rdBR). Minutes to beach. Linda Perry/Judy Perry 23 9.404.7052 premiersir.com/212004495 $75 0,000 Devon Court #B-101 Hard to nd in this price range, this 3BR is within walking distance to the beach, shops & restaurants. Designed with comfortable proportions, split master and guest bedrooms & a spacious kitchen. Lodge McKee 239 .261.0053 premiersir.com/211005609 $5 99,000 635 8th Street North Attractively priced single-family home just minutes from the Gulf of Mexico & beach. Solid 2BR/2BA oers great potential for upgrading or building up or out. Outdoor entertaining area, corner lot. V.K. Melhado 23 9.216.6400 premiersir.com/211501537 $5 49,900 Naples Bay Resort The Cottages #104 Beautifully decorator furnished 2BR/2BA condominium. Resort amenities: pool, bar, grill, tennis, state-of-the-art tness & more! Weekly rentals allowed. Near world-class shops, dining and beach. Michelle L. Thomas 23 9.860.7176 premiersir.com/209024427 $4 00,000 Naples Bay Resort The Cottages #I-206 Rarely available 2nd oor end residence with over 1,550 SF of living area. Close to all the resort amenities. $30,000 club membership included. On-site marina, owners also have a boat dock for sale. Beth McNichols 23 9.821.3304 premiersir.com/212002489 $399 ,000 Town Manor Club #102 Looking for the little getaway place in Naples? Here it is! Updated ready to move into, 2 bedroom, 2 bath only 2.5 blocks to the beach, steps to 3rd St. shopping and dinning; blocks to 5th Ave. Marty/Debbi McDermott 23 9.564.4231 premiersir.com/210004769 $27 9,000 Beaumer #305 Walk downtown to shops, dining and boating. Very desirable waterfront 2BR with liberal rental policy (1 week min., 52 times/yr.). Pet friendly building, covered parking. Fully furnished. Water views. Sue Black/Kristin Mikler 23 9.250.5611 premiersir.com/210041736 $2 17,500Old Naples 7
premiersothebysrealty.com 1935 8th Street South Watch dolphins play across the wide expanse of Naples Bay or take your boat out for the day. Easy access to Gulf beaches. Two docks w/lifts, theater, study/oce, 3-car garage, and outdoor kitchen. Ruth Trettis 23 9.403.4529 premiersir.com/210034188 $6 ,500,000 1888 Kingsh Road An incredible custom home with seamless views of a negative edge pool spilling over to Naples Bay. Luxurious master suite. Close to 160 of water frontage, cut-in boat slip accommodates a 38 boat. Karen Van Arsdale 239 .860.0894 premiersir.com/212003604 $5 ,150,000 1976 5th Street South Overlooking wide waters! Quality nishes, 4BRs, den, game rm(could be 5th BR) elevator, 3-car garage, pool, 80 concrete oating dock with 12,000 lb. boat lift, direct access. Graciously furnished. Karen Van Arsdale 239 .860.0894 premiersir.com/211501448 $3, 950,000 2323 Tarpon Road This magnicent home of classic European design is lled with endless custom details on a prime ideally situated waterfront lot on Naples Bay. Pool, spa, boat & jet ski lifts, direct Gulf access. Virginia/Randy Wilson 23 9.450.9091 premiersir.com/212006250 $3 ,280,000 533 15th Avenue South This Tuscan waterfront home is light & bright and opens up to an expansive pool & patio area with a coveted covered boat slip. Master downstairs, 3 suites upstairs. Direct Gulf access, walk to beach. Karen Van Arsdale 239 .860.0894 premiersir.com/211520951 $2 ,995,000 2211 Forrest Lane On a quiet side street, this quality custom 3BR+family room home has been meticulously updated by the builder/owner. Covered, cut-in boat slip & 135 on the water. Direct Gulf access, close to beach. Ruth Trettis 23 9.403.4529 premiersir.com/211014732 $2 ,850,000 773 18th Avenue South This unique Old-Florida style home features 3,514 SF, vaulted ceilings, gourmet kitchen, travertine marble oors, gas replace, & exercise room. Remodeled covered boat slip w/24,000 lb. boat lift. Phil Collins 23 9.404.6800 premiersir.com/211514661 $2 ,795,000 1990 6th Street South The best of Florida living! Immaculately kept 3BR+den overlooking Heron Cove. Sunsets from large pool deck. Boat dock with lift provides direct, quick access to Gulf. Walk to beach, shops & dining. Marty/Debbi McDermott 23 9.564.4231 premiersir.com/210024499 $2 ,695,000 1805 Kingsh Road Build to suit. Once completed, this mission style house will separate itself from all others. Irregular shaped lot has 2 intersecting canals with 60 dock for large vessels. Direct Gulf access. Michael Jordan 23 9.777.3745 premiersir.com/212003353 $2 ,595,000 815 21st Avenue South Fabulous building site(95x173), 1 lot from Naples Bay! Wide, deep canal. Approximately 80 of dock. Boat house & covered slip are grandfathered in for continued use or upgrade. Direct Gulf access. Beth McNichols 23 9.821.3304 premiersir.com/211013842 $1 ,975,000 608 16th Avenue South Charming home with renovations mid-90s, a large great room & master suite were added. Lush gardens, covered boat house with lift, 49 dock, 8 pilings. Fantastic outdoor entertaining area. Near beach. Beth McNichols 23 9.821.3304 premiersir.com/212003830 $1 ,775,000 10467 Keewaydin Island If you have ever dreamed of owning your own tropical island getaway this is it. Accessible only by water with dockage for 2 boats, 3BR/2BA home, decks & garage. Electric system run by solar power. Beth McNichols 23 9.821.3304 premiersir.com/211507648 $7 37,500 Bayview Estates #A Single family feel in this townhouse located in a small 8 unit complex with wide water views of Naples Bay. Extremely well-maintained 3BR/3BA, 35 ft. deeded boat dock with no bridges to the Gulf. Chris Yanson 23 9.450.7584 premiersir.com/211522000 $6 45,000 Four Winds #E-48 Extraordinary views of Naples Bay from this wellmaintained 3BR/2BA condominium. Watch all the boating activity from this top-oor end residence. Parklike setting, pool, boat docks can be rented. Kathy Morris 23 9.777.8654 premiersir.com/212003720 $4 75,000 Pelican Avenue Waterfront Lot. Build your own home with dock. The lot next door is priced equally as well. Both lots can be purchased together. Naples Bay and Gulf of Mexico access, no bridges to deal with. Kristin Mikler/Sue Black 23 9.370.6292 premiersir.com/211005727 $399 ,000 El Nido #1 Waterfront enclave only 4 private residences with direct Gulf access minutes from downtown Naples & the beach. Spacious 2BR plus den residence with designer upgrades. Deeded boat docks, pool & spa! Patrick OConnor 239 .293.9411 premiersir.com/211015726 $399 ,000 Marina Cove #103 Nestled at the end of a cul-de-sac, this 1st oor residence oers tranquil views & south exposure. Oered turnkey furnished, 3BR/2BA, screened lanai, tropical landscape, close to pool & clubhouse. Heather Hobrock 23 9.370.3944 premiersir.com/211521419 $2 99,000 Sandpiper Bay #305 Attractively priced 3rd oor 2BR/2BA overlooking a quiet, private preserve. Just minutes to shops, dining & beach. Boat docks for lease or sale, 2 pools and clubhouse. Oered turnkey furnished. Vincent Bandelier 23 9.450.5976 premiersir.com/211520666 $1 61,900 Aqualane Shores & Royal Harbor 8
premiersothebysrealty .com Coquina Sands Moorings 9 1748 Gulfshore Blvd. North New designer model with never ending views of Hurricane Harbour. Clean, crisp architecture with open oor plan. Tom Gasbarro 23 9.404.4883 premiersir.com/210003285 $3, 360,000 1744 Gulf Shore Blvd. North Private beach access + boat dock. Panoramic views of Hurricane Harbour, lushly landscaped backyard with pool/spa. Heather Hobrock 23 9.370.3944 premiersir.com/210003304 $3 ,295,000 1460 Nautilus Road On a picturesque double lot, 4BR+den custom-built home with fabulous views, chefs kitchen. Sunny patio, pool/spa. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/211521688 $2 ,695,000 1760 Gulf Shore Blvd. North Gulf views, Caribbean architecture, private beach access, boat dock, private pool, spa, elevator & 4-car garage. Tom Gasbarro 23 9.404.4883 premiersir.com/210003291 $2 ,495,000 1779 Crayton Road Tucked into a cove overlooking Hurricane Harbor, this large, wide water, lot is home ready & has quick Gulf access. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/211503982 $2 ,195,000 550 Banyan Blvd. Large, lakefront 5BR/4BA plus 2 half-bath estate home includes a 6-car A/C garage & expanded lap pool on .85 acres. Richard/Susie Culp 23 9.290.2200 premiersir.com/211515885 $2 ,095,000 266 Yucca Road Fabulous opportunity to build your dream home. Lot size is 113x197x110x195 Close to beaches, shopping & dining. Linda Perry/Judy Perry 23 9.404.7052 premiersir.com/207026310 $1, 399,500 Charleston Square #208 Elegant 3BR/3.5BA bayfront condominium beautifully nished & never lived in. Harbor views, beach across the blvd. Carolyn Weinand 23 9.269.5678 premiersir.com/212001637 $9 95,000 1515 Murex Drive Beautiful open oor plan home with sunny interiors, oversized pool & lanai overlooking a manicured landscape. Virginia Amoroso 23 9.860.1099 premiersir.com/211516113 $99 4,999 Del Mar #209 Direct western views from this 2BR/2BA furnished co-op just one block to beach. Western exposure. Reserve funds. Linda Perry/Judy Perry 23 9.404.7052 premiersir.com/208045478 $2 89,500 261 Harbour Drive Sensational Bay view! Unique 4BR waterfront villa encompasses over 3,900 SF. Private pool, spa & dock, gated entry. Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 23 9.216.1973 premiersir.com/211014140 $3 ,200,000 353 Cuddy Court Classic Bermuda style waterfront 4BR/4.5BA home, exceptional bay views. Pool, spa, 2 boat docks, 100 on the bay. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/212006560 $3 ,195,000 2765 Leeward Lane Commanding views of Moorings Bay. Features include 4BR, heated pool/spa, and no bridge access to the Gulf. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/211516201 $2 ,995,000 365 Windward Way Located seconds from the Gulf of Mexico with direct access. Commanding views, 100 ft. on the bay, 3BR/3BA + den. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/210030300 $2 ,695,000 515 Starboard Drive Classic Mediterranean architecture, 2 stories, 5BR/4BA, study, recreation room & theatre. Tropical area with pool. Carolyn Weinand 23 9.269.5678 premiersir.com/211001397 $2 ,350,000 Westgate #S-8 Gorgeous top-oor Gulf front penthouse condominium. Enviable Gulf/Bay view. Newly remodeled throughout. Furnished. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/212003352 $1, 695,000 Admiralty Point I #608 Charming 3BR/3.5BA condominium. The south view of the Pass & Gulf is exquisite. Nicely updated, turnkey furnished. Jeri Richey 23 9.269.2203 premiersir.com/212006772 $1, 218,250 Martinique Club #801 Nestled directly on the beach, sensational panoramic views. S. end location, over 2,200 sq. ft. of airy living. Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 23 9.216.1973 premiersir.com/211519108 $1 ,190,000 Westgate #S-2 A great value! Colorful sunsets from lanai all year long! Being sold As Is. Beachfront setting, community pool. Chris Yanson 23 9.450.7584 premiersir.com/211013873 $9 40,000 Billows #38 Just steps from beach! Spectacular Gulf views! Updated kitchen/baths, 2BR/2BA co-op. Land owned by the association. Larry Roorda 23 9.860.2534 premiersir.com/211003127 $7 95,000 Billows #1 Charming, updated villa includes remodeled kitchen, stainless appliances, custom builtins, A/C, & enclosed porch. Ted Dudley 23 9.434.2424 premiersir.com/211514858 $7 47,000 720 Binnacle Drive Completely renovated 3BR/2.5BA on .32 acre S. exposure lot includes granite counters, SS appliances & new baths. Karen Van Arsdale 239 .860.0894 premiersir.com/211515916 $6 99,000 Commodore Club #503 A boaters paradise! Bay views, 3BR/3BA end residence. Walk to beach. Direct Gulf access from available boat slips. Robin/Tim Weidle 23 9.370.5515 premiersir.com/211501000 $6 49,000 Naples Continental #309 Direct western views of Gulf sunsets, pool and landscaping! Newly remodeled 2BR/2BA. Lease up to 12 times a year. Larry Roorda 23 9.860.2534 premiersir.com/210016281 $5 99,000 Royal Palm Club #107 True beach living from this Gulfside apartment. Private stairs to pool. Newly renovated, oered fully furnished. Steve Smiley 23 9.298.4327 premiersir.com/211014110 $5 80,000 Commodore Club #402 Bayfront condominium with no bridges to the Gulf + deeded boat slip. Beautifully updated top-r corner location. Vickie Larscheid 23 9.250.5041 premiersir.com/212001427 $5 65,000 Executive Club #405 Penthouse with a deeded Boat Dock! Wraparound beach/bay views, 3BR/2BAs, 2,882 sq. ft. under air. Walk to beach. Roxanne Jeske 23 9.450.5210 premiersir.com/211515282 $5 19,000 Commodore Club #300 Direct Gulf access & deeded boat slip. Sparkling Bay views from this updated 2BR/2BA end residence. Walk to beach. Robin/Tim Weidle 23 9.370.5515 premiersir.com/212003360 $399 ,000 Madrid Club #7-D Breathtaking expansive Bay view! Top oor location just steps to beach. Gulf access slips for purchase or lease. Teri Purvis 23 9.860.6226 premiersir.com/210011609 $3 74,900 Commodore Club #114 Great boating with no bridges to Gulf & steps to beach. Long bay views, renovated & turnkey furnished, S. exposure. Dave/Ann Renner 23 9.784.5552 premiersir.com/211512965 $3 69,000
premiersothebysrealty.com Park Shore Regent #PH-3 Ultimate beachfront estate, 360 degree views, only one penthouse per level! Architecturally enhanced, over 12,000 sq. ft.! Four bedrooms, ve full and two halfbaths, state-of-the-art home theatre. Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 23 9.216.1973 premiersir.com/210036411 $1 4,300,000 Regent #19N Situated directly on the beach, savor explosive views. Extraordinary architectural elements enhance an interior furnished with the utmost of perfection. Over 7,400 SF living area, 4 bedroom suites. Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 23 9.216.1973 premiersir.com/212004954 $6, 850,000 Le Rivage #11N The pinnacle of Naples beachfront living. Encompassing over 6,500 sq. ft. of living area, oor-toceiling windows & panoramic Gulf views. Fully furnished. Unmatched amenities, services & sta. Ray Couret/Leah Ritchey 239 .293.5899 premiersir.com/211518748 $6 ,500,000 Regent #5-N Masterfully situated directly on the beach! Estate Five North boasts elegance at its nest & encompasses over 8,400 sq. ft. with 3 bedroom suites + guest cottage with its own private kitchen. Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 23 9.216.1973 premiersir.com/210021357 $6 ,250,000 Aria #1201 Enjoy outstanding views of the Gulf, Venetian Bay and city life from one of the four private terraces. Expansive oor plan includes a separate family room. Private 2-car enclosed garage is included. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/211514637 $2 ,995,000 314 Neapolitan Way Waterfront 3 bedroom plus study home with multiple open and screened lanais, heated pool and private spa. Living, dining and family rooms. Boat dock with lift. A wonderful home for entertaining. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/210033063 $2 ,795,000 Aria #1103 Gulf & Bay views from all the main living areas! Highoor 3BR/3BA or 2BR+den beautifully furnished by Robb & Stucky. Two screened/shuttered terraces. Beachfront pool, spa, clubroom & pet friendly. Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 23 9.261.6200 premiersir.com/210026421 $2 ,595,000 Provence #604 Rarely available corner residence. Large screened terraces across the entire back provide direct Gulf of Mexico views. Like new and meticulously cared for oering 3,736 SF of luxurious living area. Jerry Wachowicz 239 .777.0741 premiersir.com/210042005 $2 ,595,000 Le Ciel Park Tower #1204 Unparalleled 270 degree views of the Gulf, Bay & city! Beautifully redesigned 12th oor estate in the sky encompassing 3,560 SF. Pet friendly, world-class amenities, secure parking & 24/7 security. Patrick OConnor 239 .293.9411 premiersir.com/211509175 $2 ,495,000 Le Parc #1403 Spacious 3BR/4BA beach home condominium. Two enclosed terraces with panoramic Gulf views. Floor-toceiling windows, only 4 residences per oor. Fullamenitiy building. Nearby boat dock availability. Ed Cox/Je Cox 23 9.860.8806 premiersir.com/211513776 $2 ,495,000 306 Devils Bight Sweeping water views from this expanded 5BR plus bonus room residence. Features include a private elevator, expansive screened pool/spa area with outdoor kitchen, and a 48-foot dock with Gulf access. Ruth Trettis 23 9.403.4529 premiersir.com/211516065 $2 ,300,000 Le Ceil Venetian Tower #1803 Spectacular views of the Gulf/Bay from this 18th oor 2BR/3BA+den beachfront residence. Heated pool, tennis, tness center, guest suites, gated security 24/7, owners can lease or buy a boat dock. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/212008219 $2 ,295,000 Le Ciel Venetian Tower #1404 The perfect union of sea and sky! Panoramic 180 degree views of the Gulf, Bay & city from this spectacular 2BR/3BA + den corner residence. Prized beachfront building with the nest amenities. Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 23 9.261.6200 premiersir.com/211006943 $1, 950,000 Le Ciel Venetian Tower #PH-104 Situated on prime beachfront property, surrounded by glass walls & sliders for the epitome of Gulf & Bay views! Gourmet kitchen, elegant master, multiple terraces. Stroll to shops/dining. Furnished. Isabelle Edwards 23 9.564.4080 premiersir.com/211014451 $1, 895,000 Park Plaza #804 SW view of the Gulf, city/park. Elegant 8th oor residence w/high ceilings, glass-enclosed terrace, built-in oce nook. Beachfront building, pet friendly, roof-top lounge, 60-seat theatre, tennis. S. Kaltenborn/T. Moellers 23 9.248.1964 premiersir.com/212008009 $1 ,750,000 Brittany #1504 Wonderful views of the Gulf and Venetian Bay in this 3BR/3BA plus den residence. Features plantation shutters, tastefully nished and furnished and an excellent amenity package. Angela R. Allen 23 9.825.8494 premiersir.com/211516022 $1, 695,000 Park Shore Tower #PH-C Amazing panoramic Gulf & Bay views. SW corner penthouse condominium on Park Shore Beach. Special features include 10 foot ceilings & 3 parking spaces. Major building renovations, 24-hour security. Angela R. Allen 23 9.825.8494 premiersir.com/211517223 $1, 695,000 Park Shore Tower #11C Sunrise to sunset views, 2BR/3BA+den SW residence on the beach. Extensively renovated, built-ins & Murphy bed in den. La Playa full golf membership is negotiable. Gated, pool & spas, tness facility. Angela R. Allen 23 9.825.8494 premiersir.com/211517489 $1,5 79,000 233 Mermaids Bight This waterfront property on Venetian Bay has 116 feet of water frontage with only one bridge between it and the Gulf of Mexico. Within minutes of Waterside, Venetian Village and downtown Naples. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/206048596 $1, 495,000 Brittany #V-17 Sophisticated, charming end villa, spiral staircase soars 41 ft. & is ooded with light from oor-to-ceiling. Private garden area, Gulf/Bay views. Poolside cabana included, pet up to 35 lbs allowed. Jerry Wachowicz 239 .777.0741 premiersir.com/211012222 $1 ,475,00010
premiersothebysrealty.com Park Shore Meridian Club #1403 Luxurious beachfront residence. Dramatic custom renovations, 2BR/3BA + den. Panoramic Bay views by day, city lights by night. Gated, 24-hour security, pool, tennis, tness area & secured parking. Pat Duggan 23 9.216.1980 premiersir.com/211505192 $1 ,355,000 Park Shore Tower #17-B Wonderful Bay and Gulf views can be enjoyed from this light and spacious 2BR/3BA + den southeast corner beachfront condominium. Multiple renovations, two terraces, impact windows and shutters. Angela R. Allen 23 9.825.8494 premiersir.com/212008256 $1, 299,000 Ardissone #501 The stunning views of the Venetian Bay will welcome you upon entering this choice condominium. Outdoor living with two terraces. Vibrant 3 bedroom, 2 bath oers the security of a gated community. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/211518585 $1, 295,000 Park Shore Tower #10-A Lovely, updated residence with new marble ooring, granite countertops, upgraded appliances & fresh paint throughout. Recent $25 million building renovation. Boat dock across the street for purchase. Susan R. Payne 23 9.777.7209 premiersir.com/211517684 $1, 195,000 Meridian Club #1703 Sensational views of the city, bay & Gulf of Mexico through the oor-to-ceiling glass windows. The wraparound lanai brings the beach lifestyle indoors. Remodeled and custom designed 3BR/3BA plan. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/211515602 $1, 095,000 Park Shore Tower #6-A Wonderful Gulf views from every window! Open split-plan with renovated kitchen and baths. Major, new building renovations. Gated entry, 24 hour security, beachfront club house, pool, spa & much more! Angela R. Allen 23 9.825.8494 premiersir.com/211513589 $9 95,000 Terraces #1701 This 17th oor residence oers some of the nest views in SW Florida thru the oor-to-ceiling windows in this recently updated corner residence. Live an unsurpassed beachfront lifestyle. Fred Alter 23 9.269.4123 premiersir.com/211006667 $8 50,000 The Savoy #103 A beachfront cabana comes with this unique 2BR/3BA, den + oce condominium. Private stairs to pool/spa & beach. Owned by an award-winning interior designer, this home has been lovingly decorated. Gary Blaine 23 9.595.2912 premiersir.com/211515238 $8 50,000 Allegro #14D Penthouse perfection. Wide sweeping bay views from this top NE corner 3BR/3BA residence. Impact glass windows, kitchen has been upgrded with stainless steel appliances, open plan. Beachfront building. Larry Roorda 23 9.860.2534 premiersir.com/211519202 $8 50,000 Terraces #501 An incredible 2BR/2BA beachfront condominium with walls of glass. Two spacious lanais to enjoy Bay & Gulf views. Upgrades throughout. Beachfront pool, spa, 24hour security & is pet friendly, too. Polly Himmel 239 .290.3910 premiersir.com/211513838 $7 99,000 Colony Gardens #103 Remodeled 1st oor 3BR/3BA. Gorgeous new kitchen with granite counters & stainless appliances. Highimpact glass, walk out to pool & bay. Boat docks available. A dog or cat of any size is allowed. Jane Darling 23 9.290.3112 premiersir.com/211518397 $7 99,000 Allegro #4E Light & bright 3BR/3BA steps to the beach & across from waterfront shops & restaurants. Spacious and updated with a causal elegance. Screened/glassed-in terrace with bay views. Pet friendly building. Ann Marie Shimer 23 9.825.9020 premiersir.com/211517801 $74 9,900 Meridian Club #203 Surrounded by lush tropical landscaping. Private retreat oers comfort & relaxation steps from the beach. Gated entries, 24-hour security, tness center, tennis & pool. Nearby boat docks. Furnished. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/211514803 $6 95,000 4032 Crayton Road Two-story villa, 2BRs upstairs, master on main level. On a large corner lot, side entry 2-car garage. Freshly painted inside and out, pets OK. Remodeled clubhouse, pool, tennis, neighborhood beach. Anne Killilea/Marion Bethea 23 9.261.6200 premiersir.com/212007991 $6 75,000 The Savoy #1408 Great 2-story oor plan, fantastic bay/city views. Walk to shops/dining. Good rental history (can be rented 12x/ year, 30 day min). Toes-in-the-sand spot just steps to Gulf of Mexico. Move right in! Philip Mareschal 23 9.269.6033 premiersir.com/211016142 $6 19,000 Allegro #2E Tranquil Bay views, spacious 3BR/3BA corner condominium. Gulf access, pool/spa, tness facilities & tropical atrium lobby. Pristine beach is just steps away. Richard/Susie Culp 23 9.290.2200 premiersir.com/210020862 $52 9,000 4720 West Blvd. Expansive end villa with a 2-car garage in an extremely well run condominium complex with only 28 residences. Second oor loft. Close to shops & beach, 2 small pets, 20 lb. maximum for each allowed. Jeri Richey 23 9.269.2203 premiersir.com/212000293 $27 9,000 Jacaranda #16 Inviting 2BR, 2BA ready to enjoy. Friendly low-density complex, excellent location. Covered parking, exterior storage, community pool. Live year-round or make this your vacation getaway. Ruth Trettis 23 9.403.4529 premiersir.com/210031101 $1 98,000 Belair Club #104 Clean, crisp 2BR/2BA cottage near beach. Completely upgraded with wood oors, granite counters, marble ooring, stainless steel appliances & tray ceilings. Private beach club membership available. Larry Roorda 23 9.860.2534 premiersir.com/211505450 $1 79,000 Park Place #B4 An enclave of only 22 residences just a short walk to shops, dining & more. This spacious 2BR 1st oor residence enjoys views of tropical landscaped grounds & pool area. Close to neighborhood beach. Patrick OConnor 239 .293.9411 premiersir.com/212008016 $1 60,00011
premiersothebysrealty.com Montenero #PH2002 The Creme de la Creme, this true top oor Penthouse enjoys 320 degree views across the Gulf & skyline. Encompassing over 9,700SF A/C. Roof-top terrace with outdoor kitchen/spa plus poolside cabana. Dorcas Briscoe 23 9.860.6985 premiersir.com/211518018 $5, 950,000 Montenero #1508 An outstanding custom-designed 15th oor 3BR/3.5BA plus den end residence. Comprising 3,400 SF under air, 4,085 SF total. Stunning 300 degree views of skyline and Gulf of Mexico. Upscale amenities. John Hamilton 23 9.641.3270 premiersir.com/211517263 $2 ,595,000 6603 George Washington Way Dramatic & elegant home with sweeping golf course views. The best in nishes, marble & wood ooring, complete with huge laundry room, oversized 3-car garage and electric hurricane shutters. Dave/Ann Renner 23 9.784.5552 premiersir.com/211516365 $2 ,100,000 Marbella #PH 2204 One-of-a-kind top oor Penthouse oering spectacular Gulf, golf & preserve views. This large 3BR/3.5BA residence comprises over 3,300 SF of living area. Three large terraces with electric shutters. John Hamilton 23 9.641.3270 premiersir.com/212004212 $1, 995,000 Cap Ferrat #1905 Magnicent 19th oor residence, this large 3BR/3BA + den oers panoramic Gulf, preserve & golf views. Comprising 2,700 sq. ft. A/C, turnkey furnished with the nest of imported European quality. John Hamilton 23 9.641.3270 premiersir.com/211516118 $1, 895,000 St. Raphael #1709 Dramatic luxury tower home with 10 ceilings, marble ooring, an incredible kitchen & magnicent master suite. A 17th oor home in the sky with extraordinary views. Enjoy the nest of amenities. Jean Tarkenton 23 9.595.0544 premiersir.com/212001819 $1, 895,000 701 Tamarind Court In a prime location, this very large 4BR/4BA+den home also has a family room & high ceilings. Light and bright throughout with a lovely lake view. Expansive storage, 3-car garage, cul-de-sac setting. John Hamilton 23 9.641.3270 premiersir.com/211516050 $1, 695,000 7980 Grand Bay Drive Lush golf course views. This cherished courtyard villa has been professionally staged. Totally screened pool courtyard, 1BR guest house, 2BR+oce main house. Gated, beach tram, tennis, tness ctr. Linda Piatt 23 9.269.2322 premiersir.com/211519171 $1, 695,000 St. Raphael #901 Spectacular sunsets on the Gulf. Ninth oor luxury high-rise residence with 2,500 SF under air & custom features throughout. This 3BR/3BA is set up as 2BR+den with sleeper sofa. Golf views, too. Jean Tarkenton 23 9.595.0544 premiersir.com/211507720 $1 ,525,000 St. Raphael #601 Fabulous 3 bedroom, 3 bath luxury tower residence with incredible upgrades and enhancements and fabulous views of the Gulf. Community pool & tennis. Resident tram to the beach and Gulf side dining. Jean Tarkenton 23 9.595.0544 premiersir.com/212006405 $1 ,525,000 712 Shadow Lake Lane Exceptionally furnished & completely renovated sparing no expense. New circular driveway, Maple hardwood ooring, top-of-the line kitchen, new baths. Entertain outdoors, pool/spa & summer kitchen. Carol Gilman 23 9.404.3253 premiersir.com/211516010 $1, 395,000 St. Raphael #501 Understated elegance, Gulf/nature views! Luxury tower residence, polished marble ooring, high-end window treatments, 9 ceilings, large window/sliders, SW exposure. Boardwalk to private beach club. Jean Tarkenton 23 9.595.0544 premiersir.com/211015947 $1 ,389,000 St. Raphael #401 Immaculate, sunlit 3BR/3BA residence with a view of the Gulf & 2 deeded garage spaces. Upgrades throughout. Incredible amenities, easy access to beach club, 2 small dogs (up to 20 pounds permitted). Jean Tarkenton 23 9.595.0544 premiersir.com/212000644 $1, 295,000 Claridge #PH-A Fabulous views & sunsets year-round from this SW corner Penthouse. Grand architectural detail, 3BR/2.5BAs, 10 ft. ceilings, 2,026 SF A/C, terraces, 2 parking spaces plus an optional poolside cabana. Carol Gilman 23 9.404.3253 premiersir.com/211518008 $1 ,199,000 Glenview #PH3 Welcoming beautiful Gulf/city views, 3BR/3BA Penthouse. Glenview is a not-for-prot Co-op oering a lifetime health care component, on-site medical services, executive chef, 24-hour security & more! Marlene Suarez 239 .290.0585 premiersir.com/211502801 $1, 185,000 584 Tierra Mar Lane This exquisitely remodeled, lakeside villa includes vaulted ceilings, travertine throughout, upgraded kitchen, renovated bathrooms and pool. New roof, A/C system, updated landscaping. Linda Piatt 23 9.269.2322 premiersir.com/211515854 $9 49,000 Grosvenor #1005 This splendid property is being sold furnished. Tastefully decorated, abundant space & glorious views of the golf course & Gulf. Three bedrooms & 3 baths with one of the bedrooms being used as a den. Kathryn Hurvitz 239 .659.5126 premiersir.com/211521570 $7 90,000 Marbella #1703 Beautifully presented, large 2BR/2.5BA plus den 17th oor residence oers over 2,100 SF with excellent views. Features include 2 large terraces, large living/dining room & substantial kitchen. John Hamilton 23 9.641.3270 premiersir.com/211516211 $7 69,000 5924 Chanteclair Drive Very spacious, well-maintained 3BR/3BA single-family/ detached villa with a den or formal dining room & attached 2-car garage. Master downstairs, guest suite upstairs. Pool, one block to beach tram. Heidi Deen 23 9.370.5388 premiersir.com/211517608 $7 49,000 Claridge #15B A great value for this highly desirable 2BR+den residence with both beautiful eastern city/golf course views & western sunset views. Well-maintained, move-in condition. Close to access to beach tram. Larry Roorda 23 9.860.2534 premiersir.com/211520690 $7 49,000Pelican Bay 12
premiersothebysrealty.com Crescent #23 A true 3BR/3BA with sparkling lake & golf course views. Large screened lanai & an open terrace. Pool, spa and clubhouse are a stones throw from your front door. Oversized two-car garage. Gated entry. Beth McNichols 23 9.821.3304 premiersir.com/212004565 $7 47,500 St. Pierre #2104 Wow sparkling, light, neutral 2BR/2BA oering a beautiful panorama of the Gulf & eastern views of the golf course. Updated kitchen & baths. Exercise room, guest suites, tennis courts, pool & spa. Kelli Boehm 23 9.273.8453 premiersir.com/211513702 $7 29,900 561 Gulf Park Drive Two-story attached villa, main level master suite lives like a single-family home. Updated kitchen, new appliances. Upstairs balcony o 2nd master overlooks golf course. Owner nancing available. Kathy Morris 23 9.777.8654 premiersir.com/210038251 $7 29,000 St. Marissa #2003 Breathtaking unobstuctive Gulf views! Completely renovated, professionally furnished down to the silverware. Two private beach clubs, 2 tennis clubs, state-of the art tness center & spa services. Jennifer/Dave Urness 23 9.273.7731 premiersir.com/211016644 $7 25,000 St. Raphael #608 Luxury tower residence with beautiful Gulf views. Cheerful 2BR has granite, marble & hardwood ooring. Phantom screen on lanai & hurricane shutters in addition to impact glass with UV protection. Jean Tarkenton 23 9.595.0544 premiersir.com/211511984 $7 25,000 Marbella #1603 Spectacular views from this large, light & bright 2BR/2.5BA plus den, 16th oor residence. Comprising over 2,100 SF, 2 large terraces, electric hurricane shutters & fully integrated SieMatic kitchen. John Hamilton 23 9.641.3270 premiersir.com/211516142 $7 15,000 The Pointe I #204 Beautifully maintained 1st oor residence with a delightful interior. Private landscaped setting & outdoor patio for entertaining. Furnishings and decor are of the highest quality. Updated kitchen. Jerry Wachowicz 239 .777.0741 premiersir.com/211004905 $6 95,000 Crescent #2021 Elegant, professionally decorated top-oor 3BR/2.5BA + family room coach home close to the beach. Lush landscape views, 2 beachfront pavilions, equity golf, tennis & state-of-the-art tness center. Chris Wortman 23 9.273.2007 premiersir.com/210031093 $6 45,000 St. Kitts #805 An immaculate 3BR high-rise condominium with a gorgeous Gulf view. Neutral backgrounds, abundant natural light, upgraded living space. Own your special place where nature is the artist in residence. Jean Tarkenton 23 9.595.0544 premiersir.com/211513879 $639 ,000 St. Tropez #602 Spectacular view of the Gulf by day, sunset skies & twinkling lights of skyline at night! Beautifully remodeled 2BR + den condominium. Walk to Waterside & The Phil, tram ride to private beach club. Jean Tarkenton 23 9.595.0544 premiersir.com/211012959 $5 99,000 San Marino #208C Very light & bright 1st oor coach home surrounded by tropical foliage. Windows everywhere, 3BR/2BA with a replace & attached garage that lives like a beach house. Clubhouse, pool, walk to beach. Tom/Tess McCarthy 23 9.243.5520 premiersir.com/212007226 $5 99,000 St. Tropez #504 Panoramic views from this spacious 2BR den end residence overlooking Clams Pass & the Gulf of Mexico. Granite kitchen, perfect appointments & an impeccable building in an intimate enclave. Beach tram. Dave/Ann Renner 23 9.784.5552 premiersir.com/211004545 $5 90,000 St. Lucia #S-18 Elegantly redone second oor 2BR/2BA plus den condominium. Splendid views over fountains & canals. Tram access outside your door to private beaches & clubs. Adjacent tennis courts, updated pool. Jeannie McGearty 23 9.248.4333 premiersir.com/212006683 $5 75,000 Chateaumere Royale #901 Sunshine and views highlight every room with panoramic scenes of the Gulf, golf course, lakes & city night lights. On 10 acres with 3 pools, tness facilities, walk to beach, tennis & upscale shops. Mary Catherine White 23 9.287.2818 premiersir.com/211517787 $5 49,000 Marbella #202 Light & bright west facing 1,785 SF 2BR/2.5BA residence. Large screened terrace provdes an expansive view of the protected preserve. Full resort amenities; room service, full dining & health services. John Hamilton 23 9.641.3270 premiersir.com/211515979 $4 95,000 Marbella #302 Large 2BR/2.5BA, 3rd oor residence oers expansive Pelican Bay preserve views. Features include a large living/dining room, kitchen/breakfast room and a substantial west facing screened terrace. John Hamilton 23 9.641.3270 premiersir.com/211516177 $48 5,000 Chateaumere #105 Very well-maintained 3BR/3BA end residence with wonderful views over the tranquil golf course. Pelican Bay provides a beach tram, tennis center, state-of-the art tness center & cultural centers. Heidi Deen 23 9.370.5388 premiersir.com/212004405 $4 74,900 St. Lucia #105 Three bedroom plus den lives like a single-family home with all the amenities of a high-rise. Walk to private beach with dining. Heated pool/spa, guest rooms, social room, billiards & tness center. Richard/Susie Culp 23 9.290.2200 premiersir.com/211009692 $4 49,000 Interlachen #215 Directly across from tram to private beach. Turnkey furnished 2BR/2BA+den 1st oor condominium is in an intimate neighborhood with lake side pool. Active tennis & tness programs, Gulf side dining. Mara Muller 23 9.272.6170 premiersir.com/211010478 $4 29,900 Chateaumere #203 Gorgeous unobstructed lake/golf views! Spacious 2BR/2.5BA. Only 20 residences. Next door high-rise amenities; 2 guest suites, exercise/social rooms, pools, walk to tennis & tram to beach restaurants. Heidi Deen 23 9.370.5388 premiersir.com/211013126 $4 24,888Pelican Bay 13
premiersothebysrealty.com Bay Colony 9766 Bentgrass Bend Uncompromised quality is found in this customdesigned masterpiece in a private enclave. Superior millwork, craftsmanship, and the nest of architectural features, 6BRs plus separate guest quarters. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/211521265 $6 ,900,000 Contessa #PH-22 Capture Bay Colony from the ultimate point of view! Prime beachfront site boasting unobstructed coastal views! Encompassing 5,000SF with special penthouse specications. Private beach & tennis club! Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 23 9.216.1973 premiersir.com/211014834 $6 ,000,000 7331 Tilden Lane A most tranquil setting. Masterfully crafted & recently renovated 6BR/7BA sanctuary on nearly 2 lakefront homesites. Private study/oce, poolside guest cabana, chefs dream kitchen & so much more. Dorcas Briscoe 23 9.860.6985 premiersir.com/211517107 $5, 975,000 9779 Bentgrass Bend Positioned perfectly to provide sweeping golf views! Magnicent 5BR estate home features 8,400 sq. ft. of luxurious living, exercise room, state-of-the-art theatre, 6-car garage & so much more! Leah Ritchey/Ray Couret 239 .289.0433 premiersir.com/210006355 $5 ,400,000 9671 Mashie Court Comprised of over 8,000 A/C SF with 5BRs + den, on nearly 3/4 acres overlooking the 10th fairway. Oce/ library, true chefs kitchen, 4+ garage spaces. Bask in the sun around the open-air pool & spa. Leah Ritchey/Ray Couret 239 .289.0433 premiersir.com/210039888 $4 ,895,000 Trieste #1203 Glistening, expansive, modern 12th oor estate in the 03 stack faces directly west with total privacy in this magnicent building. Only the nest materials were used throughout this 4BR/4.5BA+den. Cli Donenfeld 239 -398-0335 premiersir.com/212004878 $3 ,195,000 7334 Tilden Lane This beautiful contemporary 4 bedroom home features a large pergola, pool with spa, wood-burning replace, library/media room, an octagonal study, formal dining room, modern kitchen & 2.5 car garage. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/210039983 $2 ,995,000 Biltmore #301 Beachfront lifestyle in a captivating, tropical setting only steps from the beach & the Bay Colony Beach Club. Encompassing over 3,200 SF of living area, three full bedroom suites & a family room. Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 23 9.216.1973 premiersir.com/211010270 $2 ,450,000 Brighton #204 Live as if you are in a secluded 3BR/3BA beach house! Second oor end residence with beautiful Gulf views, private stairway to beach & pool. Tropical lanai, 3,620 total sq. ft., elegantly nished. Leah Ritchey/Ray Couret 239 .289.0433 premiersir.com/211008892 $2 ,449,000 8800 La Palma Lane Wonderful open oor plan featuring 3,650 sq. ft. of A/C living space. Nestled amongst 21 other villas, this oneof-a-kind 5BR/5BA lives like a home. Pool & spa. Walk to private Beach & Tennis Clubs. Leah Ritchey/Ray Couret 239 .289.0433 premiersir.com/211004528 $2 ,350,000 Trieste #505 Attractively priced with over 3,400 SF, 3BR/3.5BA condominium with den & family room. Limestone ooring, designer carpets, marble baths, granite kitchen. Wow Gulf views plus extensive amenities. Carol Gilman 23 9.404.3253 premiersir.com/211516079 $1, 995,000 Remington #201 The perfect beach house with all the amenities of condominium living. This 2,400 sq. ft. furnished 2BR/2.5BA oers many special appointments. All of this, plus privileges of living in Bay Colony. Carol Gilman 23 9.404.3253 premiersir.com/211518933 $1, 995,000 Salerno #1503 Beautiful Gulf, Bay & city lights from this 15th oor, 3BR/3BA, 2,600 A/C SF newly updated home in the sky. Custom built-ins, new carpeting, 2 lanais, elevator opens right into the residence. Leah Ritchey/Ray Couret 239 .289.0433 premiersir.com/210032493 $1, 895,000 Toscana #1001 Perfect SW corner 3BR/3BA residence with Gulf & Bay views. Superbly nished 2,800 SF, oversized shuttered balconies. Also featured is a private air-conditioned cabana with secluded sunning deck. Dorcas Briscoe 23 9.860.6985 premiersir.com/211515988 $1 ,800,000 8812 La Palma Lane Outstanding courtyard villa perfectly located on a culde-sac in a private setting. Three bedrooms, 3.5 baths with over 3,200 sq. ft. Two-story poolside cabana. Walk to private beach & tennis clubs. Pat Callis 239 .250.0562 premiersir.com/210032590 $1, 795,000 Toscana #1603 Beautiful Gulf & bay views from this lovely 16th oor 3BR/3BA residence with over 2,500 sq. ft. of luxurious living. Two balconies, private elevator access. Beach & Tennis Club memberships included. Ray Couret/Leah Ritchey 239 .293.5899 premiersir.com/211512351 $1, 795,000 Toscana #601 Spectacular is the only word to describe the unobstructed vistas of Clam Pass & the Gulf. This 3BR/3BA corner residence oers 2,800 SF of luxurious living. Walk to the private Bay Colony Beach Club. Tom/Tess McCarthy 23 9.243.5520 premiersir.com/211518051 $1 ,750,000 Toscana #1503 Impeccably maintained 3BR/2BA with 2,500 SF of gracious living. Captivating Bay & Gulf views. Custom built-ins, granite and marble are just a few of the nishes that make this home so appealing. Carol Gilman 23 9.404.3253 premiersir.com/211515966 $1, 695,000 Marquesa #1201 Incredible 12th oor Gulf views. Beach & Tennis Clubs. Encompassing 2,500 SF of luxury, this 2BR/3BA has a large media room/family room that can easily be converted into a 3rd bedroom. Guard-gated. Carol Gilman 23 9.404.3253 premiersir.com/212005977 $1, 595,000 Marquesa #1103 Panoramic Gulf/Bay views. Luxurious 3BR/3BA end condominium. Tastefully decorated & turnkey furnished. Beach Club, tness & community center, fabulous tennis program & golf membership is available. Ray Couret/Leah Ritchey 239 .293.5899 premiersir.com/211511531 $1, 495,00014
premiersothebysrealty.com Pelican Marsh 9328 Sweetgrass Way Gracious 2-story 5BR/6.5BA estate home in a small tree-lined enclave with lake views to the signature 5th hole. Thoughtfully designed for family living and entertaining. Innity edge pool & spa. T. Moellers/S. Kaltenborn 23 9.404.7887 premiersir.com/211519751 $2 ,395,000 8711 Spikerush Lane Rened and elegant custom-built 4BR+den home classically designed with recent renovations. Resort style pool with tropical palm privacy for the perfect outdoor entertaining setting. Three-car garage. T. Moellers/S. Kaltenborn 23 9.404.7887 premiersir.com/212006734 $1, 995,000 8710 Purslane Drive Lakefront estate with endless views of the lake & golf course in a gated, exclusive neighborhood. Pristine 5BR/6.5BA + den home with formal living/dining rooms. Lanai with outdoor kitchen, pool/spa. Richard/Susie Culp 23 9.290.2200 premiersir.com/211521965 $1 ,975,000 8703 Purslane Drive Pool, spa, and waterfall on quiet preserve. Main home hosts gracious living. Kitchen and 30 family room open to outdoors. Double tray 14 ceilings, marble oors, replace. Two-story 5 room cabana. Mary Catherine White 23 9.287.2818 premiersir.com/209040697 $1 ,899,900 8659 Blue Flag Way Casually elegant 4BR/5.5BA+den courtyard residence with western pool exposure and separate two-story guest cabana. Over 5,000 sq. ft., formal & casual living areas, sweeping lake & golf course views. T. Moellers/S. Kaltenborn 23 9.404.7887 premiersir.com/211504495 $1 ,899,000 1691 Persimmon Drive This exceptional 4BR/4.5BA plus den, 4,100 SF home features panoramic golf course views, marble oors, granite countertops, and spacious lanai. Membership to Pelican Marsh Golf Club is included. T. Moellers/S. Kaltenborn 23 9.404.7887 premiersir.com/211516234 $1 ,800,000 1728 Persimmon Drive Amazingly priced & located in a gated community, this 4BR/6.5BA estate home has beautiful lake views. Gourmet kitchen, family room, library, screened lanai with innity edge pool/spa & 4-car garage. T. Moellers/S. Kaltenborn 23 9.404.7887 premiersir.com/211505639 $1 ,790,000 9057 Terranova Drive In a neighborhood of 58 estate villas, this home has stunning lake & golf course views. Soaring 22 ft. ceilings, family room, upstairs loft & 3 guest suites. Large lanai, pool/spa & outdoor kitchen. T. Moellers/S. Kaltenborn 23 9.404.7887 premiersir.com/211521639 $1 ,650,000 9120 Terrabella Court Tranquil southern lake views from the great room of this elegant & nely crafted 3BR/3.5BA + den home. The outdoor entertainment area has an aqualink pool, spa & summer kitchen with built-in grill. T. Moellers/S. Kaltenborn 23 9.404.7887 premiersir.com/211519708 $1, 295,000 1481 Via Portono Amazing lake & golf course views. Uniquely private with an oversized lanai & side yard. S. exposure, 12 ceilings. Immaculately maintained, 5 bedrooms + den and 4.5 baths, fully hurricane protected. Ray Couret/Leah Ritchey 239 .293.5899 premiersir.com/211517852 $1, 285,000 8791 Muireld Drive Expansive and serene SW lake views! Impeccably maintained and updated 4BR/3BA + den home with quality nishes throughout. Family room opens to screened-in pool area. Close to beach, shops & dining. S. Kaltenborn/T. Moellers 23 9.248.1964 premiersir.com/210024488 $1, 195,000 1360 Via Portono A perfectly proportioned home of striking design & superior craftsmanship, turnkey furnished & intelligently priced. Entry courtyard, 2,560 SF under air, multiple entertainment areas, fairway views. Craig Jones 23 9.403.4510 premiersir.com/212001469 $7 99,000 Osprey Pointe #201 View the lake & lush golf course scenery from this lovely 2nd oor coach home. Immaculate, upgraded 3BR/3BA, den + oce. World-class golf course, Har-Tru tennis courts, tness & community center. Kathy Morris 23 9.777.8654 premiersir.com/212000121 $6 59,000 Mont Claire #202 Immaculate, light, one owner 3BR + den residence with lovely lake/golf views. Professionally decorated, end location residence is turnkey furnished. Walk to the community pool & clubhouse. Near beach. Dina L. Moon 23 9.370.1252 premiersir.com/212002636 $5 99,000 2324 Island Cove Circle Stunning SE lake views! Beautifully maintained 2BR/2.5BA+den detached villa. Formal dining room, screened lanai, tile oors, built-ins, 2-car garage, newer A/C. Equity golf available, steps to pool. S. Kaltenborn/T. Moellers 23 9.248.1964 premiersir.com/210012366 $5 50,000 2271 Island Cove Circle This warm, elegant 2BR/2.5BA+den residence with lake views features privacy, a wood burning replace, built-in bar with optional den/3rd bedroom, ne nishings and extended lanai for entertaining. Linda Perry/Judy Perry 23 9.404.7052 premiersir.com/210002230 $5 45,000 8723 Spikerush Lane One of the last remaining opportunities to build a new home in Pelican Marsh. Privately gated enclave. Choose your own builder, over one-half acre with southeastern exposure on a quiet cul-de-sac. Ray Couret/Leah Ritchey 239 .293.5899 premiersir.com/211010855 $4 99,000 Clermont #202 Open, colorful tree-top 3BR/2BA great room plan coach home! Private corner, garden views from lanai. Many new upscale features througout. Tennis, tness, golf membership available. Minutes to beach. Tess McCarthy 23 9.207.0118 premiersir.com/211502994 $3 79,900 8816 Ventura Way Fabulous pool home with an expansive great room and kitchen. Open and bright Spinnaker oor plan features 3 bedrooms plus loft/den, large lanai with heated pool, and an attached 2-car garage. Pat Duggan 23 9.216.1980 premiersir.com/209009181 $35 0,000 Clermont #202 Sophisticated elegance in an intimate gated enclave of coach homes. This home lives like a single-family home with attached garage. Steps from community pool & center oering tness & tennis. Dave/Ann Renner 23 9.784.5552 premiersir.com/211515106 $3 35,00015
premiersothebysrealty.com Vanderbilt Beach The Vanderbilt #PH-02 Sophisticated, one-of-a-kind true top oor penthouse residence literally on the white sands of Vanderbilt Beach. Gorgeous Bay views, too. Dreamy master suite, secured elevator, cooks kitchen. Dave/Ann Renner 23 9.784.5552 premiersir.com/212003039 $3 ,295,000 169 Conners Avenue Designed & built by award-winning Stot Cooney Architects & Toscana Homes. Outstanding 4BR/4.5BA home with a recreation room, exercise room & VIP suite. Outdoor living area has replace, pool/spa. Michael G. Lawler 23 9.213.7475 premiersir.com/211521591 $2 ,495,000 Le Dauphin #503 Right on top of the sand, sounds of the Gulf waft through this corner 3BR/3BA for a feeling of a private beach house, with the ease of condominium living. Beach Resort amenities next door, boat dock. Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 23 9.261.6200 premiersir.com/212005868 $2 ,200,000 291 Oak Avenue Gorgeous panoramic views from this spacious customdesigned bayfront home. Expansive covered main oor lanai. Pool, brick paver deck overlooks heavy-duty 16,000 lb. boat lift. Walk or bike to beach. Susan Barton 23 9.860.1412 premiersir.com/211521319 $1 ,997,000 Manatee Resort #PH02 Extraordinary Penthouse. Breathtaking Bay views on the east & western Gulf views. Tastefully decorated 3BR+oce, private elevator. Cabana, boat dock & garage space included. Beach across the street. Pat Callis 239 .250.0562 premiersir.com/211523075 $1,5 90,000 10080 Gulfshore Drive Come experience the ultimate in coastal living. For your new home or your yacht. Oversized building site, 75 ft. re-built seawall, direct access to the Gulf, deeded beach access only 300 ft. away. Chris Wortman 23 9.273.2007 premiersir.com/212002227 $1 ,399,000 311 Flamingo Avenue Timeless newer custom construction by one of Naples most respected builders. Exquisitely appointed, custom lap pool, summer kitchen. Deep-water canal access to the Gulf, huge dock has dual boat lift. V.K. Melhado 23 9.216.6400 premiersir.com/211506065 $1 ,275,000 Vanderbilt Gulfside I #1403 Renovated to tasteful perfection, this 2BR/2BA oers incredible Gulf views from every room & sounds of the surf. Beachfront, gated, 8 acres of lushly landscaped park-like grounds with large pool. Pat Callis 239 .250.0562 premiersir.com/212008032 $1 ,149,000 Vanderbilt Gulfside II #902 Beautifully remodeled beach condominium. Remarkable Gulf and Bay views are yours from this 2 bedroom plus den, 2 bath residence. Oering clean lines and updated with extreme attention and care. Carol Sheehy 23 9.340.9300 premiersir.com/211522357 $9 49,000 Regatta I #1203 Water! Water! Water! Panoramic Gulf/Bay views. Pristine, beautifully decorated 3BR/3BA. A private 2-car garage is included & a boat slip will be conveyed to new owner. Steps to the beach. Furnished. Jennifer/Dave Urness 23 9.273.7731 premiersir.com/211016648 $9 25,000 10882 Vanderbilt Drive Spectacular home on an oversized lot less than 1/2 mile from the beach. Two-story 3BR with loft, luxurious den & granite kitchen. Large pool deck, fabulous landscaping & impressive yard space. Dave/Ann Renner 23 9.784.5552 premiersir.com/212006230 $8 99,000 La Scala #305 Gorgeous end residence with incredible Bay views. Beautifully furnished 3BR/2BA across from the white sand of Vanderbilt Beach. Many upgrades throughout plus a boat dock is available for purchase. Mary Catherine White 23 9.287.2818 premiersir.com/211007145 $7 75,000 Vanderbilt Gulfside I #304 Quiet, private location oering stunning sunsets and glorious sounds of the surf. Tasteful decor, 2BR/2BA + den. Gated community with 8 acres of park-like gardens and a beautiful large swimming pool. Pat Callis 239 .250.0562 premiersir.com/211516896 $7 59,000 Vanderbilt Gulfside I #502 Stunning Gulf of Mexico views. Within a gated eight acre site on the beach. Spacious 2BR plan with large lanai. Tropical grounds, pool, tennis courts, paths to beach, BBQ area and on-site management. Jennifer/Dave Urness 23 9.273.7731 premiersir.com/211513417 $7 39,900 Regatta I #PH08 Breathtaking views across the Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. An ideal Penthouse end residence, 10 ceilings, 2-car enclosed garage. Gated entrance, steps to the beach, pet friendly, many resort amenities! Patricia Bucalo 239 .248.0694 premiersir.com/211502836 $6 75,000 Regatta III #501 Well-maintained west facing 3BR corner residence on the 5th oor. Very open + 10 ceilings. Great views of pool, part of the bay & Gulf in the distance. Gated, walk to beach, boat slips available. Scott Pearson 61 2.282.3000 premiersir.com/212001132 $5 50,000 388 Pine Avenue A true boaters paradise. Gorgeous canal front lot in a very desirable neighborhood. Build your dream home near the Gulf of Mexico. Southern exposure, seawall & back door shing. Near shops & beach. Mary Catherine White 23 9.287.2818 premiersir.com/211523083 $4 74,000 Vanderbilt Towers I #603 Large oor plan for a one bedroom close to the beach. Great Bay views & partial Gulf view. Updated residence is oered turnkey furnished with Tommy Bahama style furniture. Generous rental policy. Philip Mareschal 23 9.269.6033 premiersir.com/211511410 $3 24,500 786 Reef Point Circle Walk to beach! Shopping, supermarkets, restaurants & movie theatres nearby. Updated clubhouse, 24-hour security guards, Har-Tru tennis courts, bocce court and pool. Well-maintained 2BR/2BA home. Carol Loder 23 9.860.4326 premiersir.com/209040981 $3 00,000 Vanderbilt Towers I #302 Beautiful eciency steps from Vanderbilt Beach. Great marina view. The perfect getaway. Can be rented a minimum of 14 days, three times a year & then for a minium of 30 days per month. Bring Oers! Philip Mareschal 23 9.269.6033 premiersir.com/211500990 $1 79,00016
premiersothebysrealty.com 661 Logan Blvd. North Well-maintained 12-acre equestrian property. Barn, paddocks, riding arena, 2BR home. Subdivision may be possible. Kathryn Tout 23 9.250.3583 premiersir.com/211512684 $1, 495,000 Grande Preserve Grande Excelsior #1505 Luxury 3BR/3.5BA+den residence in a gated enclave. Gulf views, upscale amenities, no pet restrictions. Beach Club. Jennifer/Dave Urness 23 9.273.7731 premiersir.com/211522551 $1 ,470,000 Grande Preserve Grande Excelsior #PH06 Gorgeous custom 3BR/3.5BA + den penthouse. Numerous upgrades, magnicent Gulf views. Resort pool, tennis, tness. Jennifer/Dave Urness 23 9.273.7731 premiersir.com/212008045 $1, 395,000 175 Caribbean Road Private & secluded 1.29 acres on lake. Over 3,000 SF main residence, separate 2BR/1.5BA guest house, sold As Is. Sue Black/Kristin Mikler 23 9.250.5611 premiersir.com/211502455 $1 ,250,000 128 Myrtle Road Charming older home on 1.65 acres on beautiful Mockingbird Lake. Southern exposure. Near beach. Being sold AS IS. Sue Black/Kristin Mikler 23 9.250.5611 premiersir.com/211014086 $1 ,199,000 Grande Preserve Grande Geneva #1504 First-class resort living with spectacular Gulf & golf views! Brand new residence, exquisite upgrades. Beach Club. Jennifer/Dave Urness 23 9.273.7731 premiersir.com/211008361 $1 ,175,000 7383 Stonegate Drive Mint condition, updated 4BR+den home on .67 acre lot. Spacious, bright, large lanai with solar heated lap pool/spa. Dave/Ann Renner 23 9.784.5552 premiersir.com/211508161 $9 49,000 7674 Ponte Verde Way Spectacular one-of-a-kind stylish contemporary on lake lot. Extensive outdoor entertaining spaces. Heated pool/spa. Dave/Ann Renner 23 9.784.5552 premiersir.com/211517810 $9 25,000 Hammock Bay Lesina #2002 Spectacular views of Marco Island, 10,000 Islands & top 10 golf course. Stunning 20th oor 3BR/3.5BA sky home. Darlene Roddy 23 9.404.0685 premiersir.com/211520084 $6 99,000 Barbados #803 Water, Water, Water! Fabulous Views! Numerous upgrades, beautifully decorated 3BR/2BA. Resort amenities, gated. Jennifer/Dave Urness 23 9.273.7731 premiersir.com/210040113 $6 89,000 Grande Preserve Grande Phoenician #406 Lovely 4th oor residence in move-in condition. Beautifully appointed 3BR/2BA. Preserve, water & golf course view! Gayle Fawkes 23 9.250.6051 premiersir.com/211007304 $6 75,000 Grande Preserve Grande Geneva #402 Gated enclave. Private elevator, spacious 3BR with gourmet kitchen. State-of-the-art amenities, Concierge Center. Philip Mareschal 23 9.269.6033 premiersir.com/211517636 $6 49,000 Mercato The Strada #5511 The latest trend in urban living with dining, retail & theatre outside your door. New 2BR/2BA furnished residence. Jill Bresnahan 23 9.595.3549 premiersir.com/212002311 $6 29,000 368 Mallory Court Overlooking lake, 3 bedrooms + den, 3 full baths. Granite countertops in kitchen, heated pool/spa. Outdoor kitchen. Marty/Debbi McDermott 23 9.564.4231 premiersir.com/209016620 $5 99,900 6941 Mill Run Circle Sunny & spacious 4BR/3BA plus den, pool home featuring open oor plan, stainless kitchen & guest suite. Dave/Ann Renner 23 9.784.5552 premiersir.com/211516117 $5 99,900 Marina Bay Club #410 Perfect on the water retreat! Wraparound bay/estuary views, 3BR corner end residence. Boat slips for sale/lease. Suzanne Ring 23 9.821.7550 premiersir.com/211517774 $5 99,900 8133 Lowbank Drive Private, natural wooded views. Four bedroom + den home. Large heated pool with cascading spa. Near beach & shops. Patrick OConnor 239 .293.9411 premiersir.com/211518814 $5 75,000 Marina Bay Club #706 Breathtaking Gulf sunsets year-round. Recently renovated 2BR/2BA, Light end position. Marina, pool/spa & tennis. Suzanne Ring 23 9.821.7550 premiersir.com/212001972 $4 99,985 Lemuria #204 New, never lived in! Over 3,000 SF open plan with lake views! Quality features, 4BR/3BA and 2-car attached garage. Kristin Mikler 23 9.370.6292 premiersir.com/210011123 $4 99,000 1360 Bald Eagle Drive Spectacular Spanish style lakefront 2BR/2BA + den home is all about entertaining and relaxed living. Pool & spa. Pat Duggan 23 9.216.1980 premiersir.com/212006784 $4 95,000 14571 Juniper Point Lane Sunset lake views, near beach, shops and dining. Beautifully decorated 3BR/2BA, heated pool/spa, turnkey furnished. Harriet Harnar 23 9.273.5443 premiersir.com/210009225 $4 75,000 Mercato The Strada #5207 Stunning, professionally decorated 1 bedroom plus den with 1,476 A/C SF. 52 pool with clubhouse, tness center. David Milner 35 2.223.6023 premiersir.com/211005296 $4 39,000 Marina Bay Club #406 Great sunset views! Recently renovated 2BR/2BA end residence on the Bay. Tennis, swimming & boating are available. Suzanne Ring 23 9.821.7550 premiersir.com/211011362 $4 39,000 Banyan Woods Reserve II #202 Peaceful lakefront setting, incredible 2nd oor coach home. Private elevator, upgrades, 2-car attached garage. Pat Duggan 23 9.216.1980 premiersir.com/211503802 $4 35,000 Marina Bay Club #408 Tranquil view over pass to the Gulf! Professionally renovated with almost everything brand new! Turnkey furnished. Jennifer/Dave Urness 23 9.273.7731 premiersir.com/211016635 $4 10,000 6096 Shallows Way Beautifully maintained Great Room 3BR+den plan, 3-car garage detached villa. Heated pool/spa, 24/7 gated community. Patrick OConnor 239 .293.9411 premiersir.com/211506373 $3 49,000 6463 Birchwood Court Lush lakefront views. Lovely 2BR/2BA + den attached villa with bamboo & tile oors. Near beach, tennis, pool/spa. Mara Muller 23 9.272.6170 premiersir.com/211509423 $2 65,000 Cypress Woods Laurel Greens #202 Stunning 2nd oor 3BR/2BA carriage home with views of golf/lake from balcony. Clubhouse, pool/spa & tness ctr. Jane Bond 23 9.595.9515 premiersir.com/212000625 $2 18,000 Naples Bath & Tennis #2A This rst oor end 4BR residence oers endless possibilities. Great vacation property with rental potential. Susan Gardner 23 9.438.2846 premiersir.com/211506564 $1 29,000 3391 7th Avenue SW Beautiful 2.58 acre homesite ready for your dream home. Less than 1 mile from great schools, restaurants & shops. Maureen/Michael Joyce 239 .784.1288 premiersir.com/211009092 $8 0,000Naples & North Naples 17
premiersothebysrealty.com Horizons #2004 Luxury is the guiding principal in the design of this 20th oor corner residence. Sunsets over the Gulf/bay, sunrises over golf courses. Oered with 3 garage spaces & some furnishings negotiable. Carol Johnson 23 9.564.1282 premiersir.com/211011637 $2 ,250,000 Tavira #1202 A design scheme of earth, water & sky creates serene moods in the 3,517 SF of living area. Multi-directional views of Estero Bay, preserves and the Gulf of Mexico. Screened lanai with built-in grill. Ginger Lickley 23 9.860.4661 premiersir.com/212007871 $1, 695,000 4248 Sanctuary Way The Ultimate dream home! Two-story completely remodeled 5BR/6BA + den main home plus 3BR/2.5BA cabana. Courtyard with large heated pool, spa & outdoor kitchen. Golf, tennis, private beach & marina. Jack Despart 23 9.273.7931 premiersir.com/211012021 $1,5 99,000 Azure #702 The perfect setting as the Gulf, Bay & golf course surround you. Exquisite detail & comfort to match in this 3BR/3.5BA+den residence. Luxuriously appointed building. Private membership golf, marina. Brian Nelson 23 9.572.2903 premiersir.com/211511486 $1, 595,000 Azure #603 Experience sunrises & sunsets from 1,444 sq. ft. of terraces with golf/Gulf views. Rooftop terrace has bar/ TV & grills. Phenomenal amenities. Private elevator to 3BR/3BA, 4,916 sq. ft. residence. Trudy/Carl Salyers 239 .398.8901 premiersir.com/211512604 $1,5 75,000 3827 Woodlake Drive This expansive home oers 6 bedrooms, den, loft, 6 full and one half-bath. Private 3BR addition, main area of living includes 3 bedrooms, loft, den & 3.5 baths. Oversized, screened pool & spa area. Roxanne Jeske 23 9.450.5210 premiersir.com/210040106 $1 ,300,000 26342 Augusta Creek Court Wide golf course views from this oversized 3BR/3BA villa with unique craft room. Pool/spa. Member-owned private golf club featuring ve 18-hole golf courses, tennis, tness facility & beach park. Gary L./Je/Becky Jaarda 23 9.248.7474 premiersir.com/212002467 $1, 295,000 Azure #303 Views of Estero Bay & the 9th fairway from this 3BR, 3BA w/wraparound terraces, exquisite granite, marble & crown moulding. Roof-top garden, private theatre, tness center, & pool with outdoor bar. Cathy/Jim McCormick 23 9.850.4278 premiersir.com/209035396 $1 ,250,000 26150 Mira Way On a premium, private lot oering spectacular lake & golf course vistas. Unique 3BR/3BA courtyard villa has a covered loggia with heated negative edge pool & spa adjoining the private guest cabana. Sharon Kiptyk 23 9.777.3899 premiersir.com/212000190 $1 ,250,000 Esperia South #PH202 Never lived in Penthouse, spectacular Gulf & Bay views. Tastefully furnished and decorated by Marc Michaels Interior Design. Secured entry, pool, cabana bar, clubroom, theatre, billiards and more. Carol Johnson 23 9.564.1282 premiersir.com/209041459 $1, 195,000 Estancia #1101 With magnicent views of the bay, Gulf & golf course, this residence provides the perfect setting to enjoy the Bonita Bay lifestyle. Five championship golf courses, marina, tennis, beachfront park. Harriet Harnar 23 9.273.5443 premiersir.com/211520403 $999 ,000 3161 Laurel Ridge Court Shimmering lake views greet you as the double doors open to this perfect Florida 4 bedroom, 4 bath home. Renovated, great room plan, gourmet kitchen, outdoor entertaining area and cabana poolside. Mary Catherine White 23 9.287.2818 premiersir.com/212005778 $9 95,000 Esperia South #2105 This 3BR/3BA corner residence has 2,400 nished sq. ft. and is located on the 21st oor. Designer nished & furnished. Outstanding views over the Gulf, Bay & golf course. Full-amenity building. Ginger Lickley 23 9.860.4661 premiersir.com/211512258 $9 89,900 Esperia South #1905 The view says it all. Furnished & ready to move right in. Open oor plan, tropical decor, exquisite master suite, Saturnia oors, media center, tiled/screened lanai for panoramic Gulf & golf views. Ginger Lickley 23 9.860.4661 premiersir.com/211520419 $9 49,500 Esperia South #1602 Gulf to golf, sunrise & sunsets, this wonderful 3BR/3BA oers exquisite nishes. Granite kitchen. East and west lanais. Amenities exceeding wishes, spa, pool, tness, theater& billiards are yours. Brian Nelson 23 9.572.2903 premiersir.com/212000567 $8 75,000 Azure #104 There is nothing like this home in Bonita Bay. The 12 ft. oor-to-ceiling windows overlook Estero Bay Park. Private entry, open plan, feels like a private villa. Enjoy high-rise amenities, too. Ginger Lickley 23 9.860.4661 premiersir.com/211515160 $8 69,900 Esperia South #2505 You can see Sanibel, Captiva, Lovers Key, Estero Bay & the endless waters of the Gulf of Mexico, inviting you to enjoy the best life has to oer. Exquisitely appointed 3BR/3BA on the 25th oor. Cathy/Jim McCormick 23 9.850.4278 premiersir.com/212000951 $8 29,900 Vistas #2204 Panoramic views. This 22nd oor, 3BR/3BA highrise home with 2,616 SF under air has 3 terraces & a screened-in lanai oering sunset Bay & Gulf views and sunrises over the Bonita Bay golf courses. Carol Johnson 23 9.564.1282 premiersir.com/211010133 $79 8,500 Vistas #802 Beautiful Gulf, Bay & golf course views! Well-appointed 2BR/3BA+den home. Resident manager, tness/steam rooms, pool/spa & guest suites. Private marina, beach park, 5 golf courses & 3 restaurants. Carol Johnson 23 9.564.1282 premiersir.com/210026222 $7 79,000 Vistas #2103 Fantastic Gulf & bay views. Furnished 2BR/3BA + den tastefully decorated former model. Handsome built-ins, faux nishes, tile on the diagonal. A carefreee lifestyle with abundant community amenities. Catherine Lieberman 23 9.405.6235 premiersir.com/211517812 $7 70,000Bonita Bay 18
premiersothebysrealty.com 3616 Woodlake Drive Pretty private setting with a lovely lake view! Great room plan, 3BRs, southern facing pool & spa. Fine details and updates. Tennis, tness, marina, beach facilities and ve 18-hole golf courses. Gary L./Je/Becky Jaarda 23 9.248.7474 premiersir.com/211016596 $6 99,000 Bayview II #605 Sweeping view of Estero Bay & Gulf of Mexico from this light & bright 3BR/3BA 5th oor home with 2,728 livable sq. ft. East facing & west facing lanais. Five golf courses, tennis courts, beach park. Carol Johnson 23 9.564.1282 premiersir.com/212001830 $639 ,700 Bayview I #502 Sweeping view of Estero Bay/Gulf. Light 3BR/3BA with 2,728 livable sq. ft. Two large lanais, oversized two-car garage, new A/C in 2011. Five golf courses, tennis courts, tness center, beach park. Carol Johnson 23 9.564.1282 premiersir.com/212001809 $5 98,000 Bayview II #402 Sweeping open views of Estero Bay/mangrove forests for glorious sunsets. Great room 3BR/3BA plus den plan with glassed/screened Florida room for added living space. Heated pool, spa, exercise rooms. Mary Catherine White 23 9.287.2818 premiersir.com/211517682 $5 45,000 The Hamptons #202 A most desirable neighborhood. Private elevator, former model 3BR/3BA + den/media room, crown moulding, tray ceilings & enclosed 2-car garage. Private membership golf, marina, tennis, beach access. Cathy/Jim McCormick 23 9.850.4278 premiersir.com/211517842 $52 9,000 27134 Shell Ridge Circle Tranquil private location with sunset views. This 2BR+den/2.5BA with 2-car garage has a fantasticallyoversized lanai with spa. Updated. Community pool. Furniture available separately. Roxanne Jeske 23 9.450.5210 premiersir.com/210035096 $5 25,000 3111 Laurel Ridge Court Unmatched value & opportunity for the single family home lifestyle in Bonita Bay. Charming 3BR home, spacious lanai has pool & spa. Private marina, beach facilities, ve 18-hole golf courses, tennis. Gary L./Je/Becky Jaarda 23 9.248.7474 premiersir.com/211523606 $4 99,000 27132 Lost Lake Lane Rarely available lake view villa with preserve beyond oers opportunities galore. Enjoy entertaining in this 3BR/2.5BA + den. Wraparound lanai, side terrace & spa. Community pool across street. Roxanne Jeske 23 9.450.5210 premiersir.com/211522446 $4 99,000 27133 Lost Lake Lane Delightful detached villa with spacious outdoor living areas in a private landscaped setting with only 26 villas. This 3BR/2.5BA home features a home oce/bonus room. Short walk to community pool. Catherine Lieberman 23 9.405.6235 premiersir.com/212003610 $465 ,000 27408 Arbor Strand Drive Charming cottage-like villa with 3 bedrooms or 2 bedrooms + den, 2.5 baths & family room. Spacious covered lanai, private pool and spa provide the perfect touches for outside entertaining. Furnished. Catherine Lieberman 23 9.405.6235 premiersir.com/210010302 $4 59,000 The Hamptons #101 Gracious, meticulously maintained residence in a private landscaped setting with SW rear exposure. First oor 2BR/2.5BA+den, 2-car garage coach home in a 2-unit building with windows on both sides. Catherine Lieberman 23 9.405.6235 premiersir.com/211000269 $3 89,000 3790 Cracker Way Graciously remodeled and expanded Key West style villa with 3 bedrooms (currently one bedroom used as a den). Spacious designer kitchen, Brazilian cherry wood ooring & elegantly updated baths. Catherine Lieberman 23 9.405.6235 premiersir.com/211503943 $3 85,000 Hammock Isle #101 Overlook the 7th fairway & preserve! Very private end residence with numerous custom features. Gourmet kitchen, electric hurricane shutters, travertine marble master bath. Walk to Estero Bay Park. Roxanne Jeske 23 9.450.5210 premiersir.com/210004268 $3 75,000 Oakwood #202 Highly desired and rarely available carriage home with 3 complete bedrooms and en-suite baths, glassed-in lanai and dramatic long golf/ marsh views. Furnished. Lanai with eastern exposure. Catherine Lieberman 23 9.405.6235 premiersir.com/210033238 $3 49,000 Greenbriar #201 Extremely well-located carriage home. Second oor 3BR/3BA, 2,017 nished sq. ft. Enjoy spectacular long & wide golf course views to the West. Five golf courses, tennis, tness, marina, beach park. Ginger Lickley 23 9.860.4661 premiersir.com/211012264 $3 39,000 Crossings #405 Enjoy great lake views from this highly desirable, spacious oor plan. This residence oers 3 complete bedrooms with en-suite baths, a great room open to the kitchen, separate dining area. Catherine Lieberman 23 9.405.6235 premiersir.com/211504343 $3 39,000 3650 Key Lime Court Neutrally decorated, light & bright 3BR/2BA detached villa. Spacious, vaulted ceilings, great room. The extended screened lanai has a very private setting & lushly landscaped view. Great amenities. Catherine Lieberman 23 9.405.6235 premiersir.com/210037372 $3 20,000 Harbor Landing #101 Beautiful lake view & private setting, 2BR/2BA+den 1st oor coach home.Tile/wood ooring, electric hurricane shutters. Short walk to community pool, marina & restaurant. Furnishings are negotiable. Catherine Lieberman 23 9.405.6235 premiersir.com/211009265 $2 89,000 Sandpiper #114 Watch wildlife from this 1st oor residence with lake views. Open and light, newer appliances, wellmaintained and right across from the pool & tennis courts. Golf and social memberships available. Harriet Harnar 23 9.273.5443 premiersir.com/211016638 $2 38,000 Wild Pines #201 Wonderful lake view condominium on the second oor. This large corner residence with a split 2BR/2BA plan also has a large wraparound lanai. Many new features & updates. Community pool/spa & tennis. Harriet Harnar 23 9.273.5443 premiersir.com/212000955 $2 09,000Bonita Bay 19
premiersothebysrealty.com 24950 Pennyroyal Drive Perfect views of the 7th green, lake/fairway. Exquisite 5BR/4.5BA+den. Separate cabana. Beach, golf, tennis & more! Mary Catherine White 23 9.287.2818 premiersir.com/210032476 $1, 395,000 10067 Idle Pine Lane Super WOW lake house to entertain year round. Decorator features throughout, 4BR/4.5BA + den. Great room plan. Roxanne Jeske 23 9.450.5210 premiersir.com/211501073 $1 ,199,000 3611 Sanctuary Lakes Drive Wonderful blend of old world exterior styling & modern livability. Stunning 3BR/3.5BA + den, heated pool and spa. Daniel Pregont 23 9.272.8020 premiersir.com/211523963 $1 ,175,000 10096 Idle Pine Lane Long lake to golf course views over the disappearing edge pool. Large lanai, spa, outdoor bar area & garden areas. Stephanie/John Coburn 23 9.825.3470 premiersir.com/212000758 $9 85,000 27121 Driftwood Drive Gulf access, beautifully remodeled 4BR/3BA home in a gated boating community. Docks, boat lift. Screened pool/spa. Mark Leone 23 9.784.5686 premiersir.com/211505648 $6 89,000 9888 Treasure Cay Lane Fantastic lake & golf views, 3BR/3BA + den with 2,592 sq. ft. of living area. Gated, pool/ spa, golf & tennis. Roxanne Jeske 23 9.450.5210 premiersir.com/212004561 $5 99,900 3699 Olde Cottage Lane Private yet perfect for gracious entertaining. South golf course & lake view, 3BR/3BA villa with cabana by pool. Stephanie/John Coburn 23 9.825.3470 premiersir.com/211016542 $5 99,000 4151 Pelicans Nest Drive South facing vistas over golf course & lake. Family room, 3BR+den/4th bedroom. Lush landscaping, great amenities. Stephanie/John Coburn 23 9.825.3470 premiersir.com/211009404 $5 69,000 23801 Copperleaf Blvd. Sunset views across golf course from heated pool. Airy 2-story great room, upgraded kitchen & formal dining area. Trudy/Carl Salyers 239 .398.8901 premiersir.com/211512503 $4 78,900 24231 Copperleaf Blvd. Super clean 3BR/2BA home. S. exposure lake & golf views. A choice bundled golf community with limited membership. Roxanne Jeske 23 9.450.5210 premiersir.com/212003494 $4 59,000 24820 Hollybrier Lane Totally updated & renovated 3BR/2BA home. Beautiful lake view, large lot & entire interior was repainted in 2010. Stephanie/John Coburn 23 9.825.3470 premiersir.com/211518547 $4 49,000 Sandarac I #A410 A fabulous 2BR/2BA condominium on the beach, fantastic Gulf views. Near shops, dining & marina. Turnkey furnished. Daniel Pregont 23 9.272.8020 premiersir.com/211523698 $4 49,000 Palmetto Dunes #201 This home has had nothing left untouched. Stainless steel in the kitchen, Sierra Bordeaux granite, freshly painted. Gayle Fawkes 23 9.250.6051 premiersir.com/211513108 $4 47,500 20077 Palermo Lake Court Wide lake views, well-maintained 4BR+den home. Extended lanai w/spa overlooks tropical yard. Gated golf community. Mary Catherine White 23 9.287.2818 premiersir.com/211517854 $399 ,000 25210 Galashields Circle Lake to golf course view plus western exposure for sunsets. This 2BR/2BA+den villa has been beautifully updated. Stephanie/John Coburn 23 9.825.3470 premiersir.com/211506605 $3 85,000 Bridgewater #106 Bay views abound from this 2BR/2BA condominium ideally located just blocks to the beach. Marina, pool & spa. Cli Donenfeld 239 -398-0335 premiersir.com/211517823 $3 65,000 Shadow Wood Cypress Hammock #101 Wonderful water view. SE exposure in a quiet neighborhood. Upgraded one-owner 3BR/2.5BA home. Golf, tennis, beach. Carl/Trudy Salyers 23 9.947.8384 premiersir.com/212002415 $32 9,500 Sandpiper Isle #202 Airy & light, 2nd oor condominium with open space, storage, lake & golf course views. Tennis across the street. Stephanie/John Coburn 23 9.825.3470 premiersir.com/211510833 $3 09,000 12583 Grandezza Circle A beautiful golf course community surrounds this 3BR/3BA, very special single-family home. Heated pool & spa. Kay Ridge 23 9-272-4565 premiersir.com/212008072 $3 05,000 Shadow Wood Morningside #201 Fabulous lake/golf course views, tile in all living areas & neutral colors make this 3BR/2BA home easy to decorate. Roxanne Jeske 23 9.450.5210 premiersir.com/212004724 $2 99,900 Cypress Island #02 Enjoy a private resort view overlooking swaying palm trees. Open plan 2BR/2BA+den with loft. Beautifully upgraded. Pam Umscheid 23 9.691.3541 premiersir.com/212008024 $2 99,000 St. Andrews Verandas I #1201 Relaxing golf to lake views from this wellmaintained 2BR/2BA + den end residence. Turnkey furnished. Gated entry. Marty/Debbi McDermott 23 9.564.4231 premiersir.com/211514657 $25 9,000 Shadow Wood Oak Hammock II #201 Gorgeous designer-ready 2BR/2BA residence. Oversized den/media room, over $60,000 in upgrades. Golf, tennis, beach. Teresa Rucker 23 9.281.2376 premiersir.com/212007188 $2 48,900 Lakemont Cove #201 This lovely 3BR/2BA has new tile throughout the living areas. Near community ctr, pool & spa, walk to shops/dining. Jack Despart 23 9.273.7931 premiersir.com/211522223 $2 44,000 Lakemont Cove #201 A quiet cul-de-sac setting overlooking lake. Wonderful 3BR/2BA home oered turnkey, 1-car garage & private lanai. Roxanne Jeske 23 9.450.5210 premiersir.com/211006070 $2 39,900 Sawgrass Point #102 Glorious lake and golf course views! Wellmaintained, many appliances have been replaced, newly painted interior. Stephanie/John Coburn 23 9.825.3470 premiersir.com/211009078 $189 ,900 Spring Run Sunset Stream #901 New carpet, fresh paint inside & out, turnkey 2BR/2BA + den in a great bundled golf community. Walk to pool & spa. Roxanne Jeske 23 9.450.5210 premiersir.com/211522461 $189 ,900 Spring Run Hidden Lakes #2506 Model condition turnkey and totally renovated 2BR/2BA condominium. Close to the pool, fabulous lake & golf view. Roxanne Jeske 23 9.450.5210 premiersir.com/211500393 $1 79,900 Coconut Point Rapallo #205 Excellent value, rental in place through 8/20/11. Open plan 2BR/2BA + den, private garage. Resort style living. Roxanne Jeske 23 9.450.5210 premiersir.com/211001492 $1 70,000 Grandezza Sabal Palm #806 Ideal for fun Florida living, this 2BR/2BA+den home has preserve & golf views. Steps to community pool, near Club. Roxanne Jeske 23 9.450.5210 premiersir.com/211514195 $1 62,000Bonita Springs & Estero 20
premiersothebysrealty.com 2539 Escada Court Elegant golf course estate home, 6,000 sq. ft. under air, 6BR/5.5BAs and resort-style pool. Membership privileges. Julie Rembos 23 9.595.1809 premiersir.com/211515248 $2 ,995,000 6665 Edgecumbe Drive Pre-construction. This planned 5,002 SF home will feature 4 bedrooms + den, pool & spa. Championship golf course. Katie Benham 23 9.222.2268 premiersir.com/212007631 $1, 895,000 2743 Olde Cypress Drive An elegant estate home featuring great views of the golf course. Professionally furnished. Lanai, heated pool/spa. Jane Bond 23 9.595.9515 premiersir.com/211522993 $1, 595,000 3848 Mahogany Bend Drive Exquisitely decorated 4BR/4BA, study+family rm. custom home overlooks golf course. Award-winning resort amenities. Michelle L. Thomas 23 9.860.7176 premiersir.com/210009398 $1, 395,000 15275 Burnaby Drive Highly customized French provincial home built in 1990. Sunsets over sanctuary to championship golf course. Paul Gray 23 9.273.0403 premiersir.com/212005643 $1, 295,000 Menaggio #201 Stunning luxury decorator furnished 3BR/3BA + study coach home with western lake view. Golf, beach, Club & Spa. Michelle L. Thomas 23 9.860.7176 premiersir.com/210009435 $9 95,000 7540 Treeline Drive Privacy abounds with views of pool/ preserve. Functional 4BR/3.5BA+den home. Championship golf, membership optional. Sandra McCarthy-Meeks 23 9.287.7921 premiersir.com/211005888 $79 9,900 826 Wyndemere Way Desirable community, 3BR+den with lake/golf course views plus heated pool. Clubhouse, tennis, membership required. Kathryn Hurvitz 239 .659.5126 premiersir.com/211519122 $7 45,000 Callista #204 An impressive luxury corner 3BR/3BA+den coach home. Many upgrades, decorator furnishings, lanai overlooks a lake. Michelle L. Thomas 23 9.860.7176 premiersir.com/210041730 $6 99,000 214 Silverado Drive Charming custom 4BR/3BA home with pool/spa on .4 acres on golf course. Low fees, various golf/social memberships. Mara Muller 23 9.272.6170 premiersir.com/211522916 $6 19,000 Avellino Isles #201 Lovely lake views from 2nd oor penthouse, 3,282 SF under air. Den can be 4th bedroom. Meticulously maintained. Bernie Garabed 23 9.571.2466 premiersir.com/212004647 $6 15,000 866 Wyndemere Way Immaculately cared for 3BR home. Open plan, screened lanai & lush landscaping. Golf, tennis, membership required. Nick Stepan/Gordie Lazich 23 9.287.0622 premiersir.com/211523084 $5 99,000 Castillo I #102 Wonderful former model in the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. Numerous designer upgrades, preserve views, beach shuttle. Beth McNichols 23 9.821.3304 premiersir.com/211519299 $5 89,500 Cascada #202 Great golf course views, charming 3BR/3BA+oce. Renovated kitchen & bathroom, new carpet & A/C system. Furnished. Maureen/Michael Joyce 239 .784.1288 premiersir.com/210001498 $5 59,000 Brendisi #201 Every upgrade possible & preserve views from this exquisite 3BR/3BA coach home. Den has built-ins, oversized lanai. Roxanne Jeske 23 9.450.5210 premiersir.com/211510743 $5 25,000 Cherry Oaks #202 Spectacular lake & Rookery Golf course views! End 3BR/3BA, family room & den. Enjoy over 3,000 sq. ft. of luxury! ML Meade 239 .293.4851 premiersir.com/210012213 $4 99,000 Altessa #201 Elevator access to this coach home with a view, open plan & luxury nishes. Bundled golf, tennis, tness & club. Roxanne Jeske 23 9.450.5210 premiersir.com/211521597 $4 79,500 Castillo I #101 Resort-style living at its best at the RitzCarlton Golf Resort. Gorgeous, totally remodeled 3BR, preserve view. Paul Gray 23 9.273.0403 premiersir.com/212001456 $4 59,900 8455 Mallards Way Beautiful lake views! Immaculate home. Spacious bedrooms, negative-edge pool & spa. GE Prole kitchen appliances. Michelle L. Thomas 23 9.860.7176 premiersir.com/210020172 $4 48,900 156 Via Napoli Beautifully updated kitchen, improved master/guest baths. Social or golf membership required (limited discounts). Kathryn Hurvitz 239 .659.5126 premiersir.com/211517179 $4 39,000 Cascada #102 Panoramic golf/water views! Three bedroom plus study with coered ceilings and expanded kitchen. Brock/Julie Wilson 23 9.595.5983 premiersir.com/207019004 $4 24,900 Middleburg #203 Golf course vistas. An elegant 3BR/2BA condominium, sold furnished with a few exclusions. Bundled golf community. Kathryn Hurvitz 239 .659.5126 premiersir.com/212004344 $399 ,000 5953 Sunnyslope Drive Western exposure estate lot with lake views. Custom design & build the home of your dreams on this oversized lot. Susan R. Payne 23 9.777.7209 premiersir.com/211516557 $3 85,000 Commons #201 Stunning 3BR/2BA remodeled end residence overlooks golf course. Social or golf membership required. Furnished. Kathryn Hurvitz 239 .659.5126 premiersir.com/210037154 $3 75,000 Toscana I #202 Bundled golf community, 3BR/2BA+den coach home has room to roam. Quiet lake & preserve views, near pool. Furnished. Roxanne Jeske 23 9.450.5210 premiersir.com/211512918 $27 9,000 Ashton Oaks #102 Panoramic golf views! Spacious 2BR, rst oor coach home. New carpet, granite countertops & stainless appliances. Gordie Lazich/Nick Stepan 23 9.777.2033 premiersir.com/211509058 $25 9,000 8467 Bent Creek Way Beautiful views over landscaped grounds & lake in a very private setting. Spacious 3BR/2BA, 2-car attached garage. ML Meade 239 .293.4851 premiersir.com/210012075 $2 40,000 Firenze #102 Turnkey furnished 2BR/2BA coach home with a S. exposure lake/golf view. Bundled golf community, Har-Tru tennis. Roxanne Jeske 23 9.450.5210 premiersir.com/211515662 $2 24,900 36 Water Oaks Way Great price for a 2BR/2BA with 2-car attached garage. Walk to club & all of its amenities. Membership is required. Kathryn Hurvitz 239 .659.5126 premiersir.com/211502051 $1 90,000 262 Perignon Place Great room 3BR/2BA plan with soaring ceilings, hardwood oors, 2-car garage. Golf, clubhouse, tennis, gated. Michael Jordan 23 9.777.3745 premiersir.com/212005192 $1 79,000Golng Communities 21
premiersothebysrealty.com Marco Island 986 Royal Marco Way Rare opportunity to own one of Hideaways premier beachfront homes with guest suite. Luxurious appointments throughout this 6 plus bedroom residence with 8,800 SF of living area. Beach & Gulf views. Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/211002345 $7 ,050,000 198 Beach Drive South Escape to this tropical, 3-story beachfront retreat in an idyllic setting with endless views of the white sandy beach, Gulf of Mexico & area islands. Lower-level bonus room, pool/spa. Gated entry. Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/212007122 $4 ,500,000 1361 Cutler Court Capture Bay & Marco skyline views from every room with 243 of direct access Bay frontage. An exceptional custom-built 4BR/4BA + den home with 2-car garage. Lanai overlooks disappearing edge pool. Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/212004181 $4 ,250,000 Cozumel #PH03 Beachfront living at its best. Views, views and more views of magnicent water vistas of the Gulf of Mexico and the 10,000 Islands. Lavishly appointed 4BR penthouse with private roof-top hot tub. Darlene Roddy 23 9.404.0685 premiersir.com/212001223 $3 ,250,000 899 Caxambas Drive Extremely private setting along Bareld Bay with quick direct access & nature vistas. Boardwalk to shing pier/ boat dock. Custom-built Slocum & Christian home with superior craftsmanship throughout. Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/211512558 $2 ,850,000 325 Seabreeze Drive This 3BR/3BA home embodies the ambiance of a private spa resort set in a secure, island sanctuary. Just across from the beach in a prestigious gated community. Courtyard pool, spa & outdoor kitchen. Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/212004646 $2 ,800,000 Madeira #704 Located on a most desirable oor height (the 7th) in an extraordinary beachfront condominium. This 3BR/3.5BA is designer decorated, elegantly appointed & oered turnkey furnished. Many amenities. Laura/Chris Adams 23 9.404.4766 premiersir.com/211012766 $2 ,699,000 Madeira #908 Absolutely beautiful beachfront 3BR/3.5BA end residence. Faux painting, chiseled marble ooring, custom wood ceiling treatments. Three spacious balconies with spectacular views. Turnkey furnished. Laura/Chris Adams 23 9.404.4766 premiersir.com/211012829 $2 ,099,000 616 Waterside Drive An exquisite, 2001 custom built, 3-story contemporary home that backs up to the Gulf & preserve. Panoramic 360-degree views of the Gulf, Marco skyline, beach & waterways. Terraces, heated pool & spa. Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/211524107 $1, 850,000 281 Hideaway Circle South Absolutely gorgeous, 2005 custom built 4BR/3.5BA 3-level home. Elevator, great room plan, lanai with southern exposure, kitchen & dip pool. Spectacular golf course views. Beach, golf, tennis & dining. Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/212000249 $1 ,350,000 Madeira #906 Beautifully turnkey decorated 3BR beachfront residence. Quality throughout with designer furnishings included for you to enjoy luxury living immediately. Pool, spa, exercise facility and tennis. Laura/Chris Adams 23 9.404.4766 premiersir.com/211503172 $1 ,339,000 1230 Stone Court Immaculate custom 3BR/3BA home with rare to nd 3-car garage. Features include, granite counters, tile on diagonal, and huge master suite. Southwest exposure on pool and lanai. Water direct. Cathy Rogers 23 9.821.7926 premiersir.com/211016444 $1, 329,000 1208 Mariana Court Panoramic converging waterway & skyline views with 163 of quick, indirect water frontage. Open, light 3BR/3.5BA + loft plan. Great docking facility. Rental potential. Summer kitchen, heated pool/spa. Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/212004564 $1 ,250,000 1048 Admiralty Court A distinctive, custom-designed Mediterranean styled 4BR/3BA+den home, built with meticulous attention to detail. Three-car garage, long water views, heated pool/ spa, quick boating access to the Gulf. Darlene Roddy 23 9.404.0685 premiersir.com/211523489 $1 ,139,000 1816 Woodbine Court Luxury living at its nest! Gorgeous, direct access, River-area home completely remodeled in 2008. This 3BR/3.5BA features a spacious lanai showcasing expansive waterway views & lush landscaping. Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/210015696 $1 ,099,000 Monterrey #1605 Gorgeous Gulf & Island views from this tastefully decorated 3BR/2.5BA residence. The open oor plan is very bright and neutral colors have been used throughout. Tennis Center with Har-Tru courts. Laura/Chris Adams 23 9.404.4766 premiersir.com/211517162 $999 ,000 Marco Courtyard Towers #PH-2 Beautifully decorated top oor penthouse with wraparound balcony! Incredible Gulf, Bay/City views. Turnkey furnished 3BR/3.5BA oers 10 ft. ceiling height, electric shutters and private garage. Chris/Laura Adams 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/210016138 $9 95,000 Monterrey #805 Spectacular views of the Gulf and 10,000 Islands from this luxury high-rise. This furnished 3 bedroom, 3 bath is a beautifully appointed residence with wood oors, 9 ceilings, and double door entry. Darlene Roddy 23 9.404.0685 premiersir.com/210015038 $7 90,000 921 Heron Court All the charm of a Nantucket cottage with quick, deep, direct access water frontage to the Marco River. Nearly everything is brand new. Outdoor terrace, pool/spa overlooking dockage for a large boat. Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/211512218 $6 99,000 Chalet #603 An expansive 2BR/2.5BA beachfront condominium. Sensational Gulf views & SW exposure. Newly furnished, renovated kitchen, new tile/carpeted oors. Fitness center, guest suites, heated pool & tennis. Darlene Roddy 23 9.404.0685 premiersir.com/211522761 $6 99,00022
premiersothebysrealty.com Marco Island 1955 Sheeld Avenue A builders home in a private setting with walk out lower level and views of Bareld Bay. Three-story 5BR/3 full + 2 half-baths home with family room, billiard/party room, screened heated pool/spa. Laura/Chris Adams 23 9.404.4766 premiersir.com/210011097 $6 97,000 348 Nassau Court Renovated in 2008, this outstanding home features an upgraded kitchen, 18 tile on diagonal, new carpet, hardwood oor in den, central vac & A/C. Spacious 4BR/3BA+den, stunning golf course views! Cathy Rogers 23 9.821.7926 premiersir.com/210028147 $6 49,900 871 Sea Dune Lane Great value. Bright, 3BR/3BA open plan, nearly 3,100 SF A/C. Pickled red cedar ceilings, replace, 2nd level loft with summer kitchen. Pool/spa, new A/C in 2010. Beach, golf, dining, tness center. Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/209006708 $6 35,000 850 Bareld Drive South Beautifully renovated Estates area home with over 3,100 sq. ft. under air & over 5,000 total sq. ft. Four bedrooms, 3 baths plus everything needed for upscale living. Private, large pool area. Cathy Rogers 23 9.821.7926 premiersir.com/211518746 $5 99,900 Nautilus #301 Absolutely stunning newly renovated 2BR/2.5BA plus den with over 2100 SF under air! Features include wraparound balcony, new kitchen & baths, laundry room with washer/ dryer. Boat slip included. Cathy Rogers 23 9.821.7926 premiersir.com/211003204 $5 14,900 Habitat #444 Rarely available penthouse overlooking golf course & Gulf of Mexico. Spacious 3BR/3BA with over 2,800 SF A/C. Large glassed-in lanai, 2-story volume ceilings. Come live the carefree beach lifestyle! Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/211012224 $4 90,000 Royal Marco Point I #311 Attractive 3BR/3BA end residence, multiple balconies for optimum views. Hurricane shutters, 3rd BR being used as a den. Enjoy golf, tennis, ne dining, tness center, miles of beach just steps away. Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/210002191 $4 50,000 1362 Bayport Avenue Scenic views from this gorgeous 3BR+den golf course home that shows like a model. Inviting & beautifully remodeled, diagonal tile ooring, granite and marble kitchen, expansive pool and lanai area. Brock/Julie Wilson 23 9.595.5983 premiersir.com/212000564 $4 25,000 Bayfront Place #101 A 35 foot dock & lift providing direct access to the Gulf of Mexico is included with this 3BR/2BA garden condominium. Two pets allowed. Pool, low-density with only 18 residences. Turnkey furnished. Dave Flowers 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/211523419 $399 ,900 Sussex #501 Inviting, immaculately maintained 3BR/2BA corner residence with views of Gulf and Bay. Newer waterfront complex with many amenities. Near beach, walk to shops and dining. A tropical dream come true! Brock/Julie Wilson 23 9.595.5983 premiersir.com/210015151 $399 ,000 South Seas Tower IV #601 Exhilarating sunsets over the Gulf and panoramic views of Tigertail Beach. Turnkey furnished 2 bedroom, 2 bath residence with new A/C system and an updated kitchen with all new appliances. Brock/Julie Wilson 23 9.595.5983 premiersir.com/208034795 $39 5,450 South Seas Tower IV #504 Captivating views of the Gulf from this 2BR/2BA tropically furnished beachfront residence. Tiled throughout and newer appliances in kitchen with fantastic amenities oered. Great value. Brock/Julie Wilson 23 9.595.5983 premiersir.com/211515985 $3 89,000 South Seas Tower II #408 Greatly loved & cared for 2BR/2BA residence with great sunset views. Enjoy the wonderful amenities of South Seas West. Gated beachfront community, tennis club & boat docks for lease. Nicely furnished. Helga Wetzold 23 9.821.6905 premiersir.com/212001580 $3 89,000 816 Manor Terrace Beach & boating too. An exceptional waterfront location just around the corner from the beach & Gulf of Mexico. Open 3BR great room plan. A dock with Gulf access is steps away. A tropical retreat. Brock/Julie Wilson 23 9.595.5983 premiersir.com/212007578 $3 70,000 South Seas East #608 Gulf, Bay and Skyline views from this furnished 6th oor end residence. Features include 16x16 tile on a diagonal, and southwestern exposure on your wraparound lanai. Roe Tamagni 239 .398.1222 premiersir.com/211516073 $3 65,000 Smokehouse Bay #1011 Delightful 1st rst oor corner residence with southern exposure. Kitchen & baths have been upgraded. A great bayfront location near shops, dining & entertainment. A perfect tropical retreat. Brock/Julie Wilson 23 9.595.5983 premiersir.com/212007058 $27 9,000 Sussex #203 Delightful and spacious 2BR/2BA condominium in a newer waterfront complex. Views over pool and bay. Low-density building, bayside pool, exercise room, tennis and more. Close to beach, shops & dining. Brock/Julie Wilson 23 9.595.5983 premiersir.com/210015200 $25 0,000 1549 Kingston Court This homesite has a great location within easy distance to the YMCA, schools, restaurants and is 1.5 miles to Residents Beach. Canal front lot, indirect boating access to the Gulf. Helga Wetzold 23 9.821.6905 premiersir.com/212002373 $2 19,000 28 Tahiti Road Super cute, light & bright inland home. Walk to parks, schools, Y.M.C.A and Residents Beach is less than 2 miles away. Lovingly maintained, 3BR/2BAs, new A/C in 2011, xeriscape yard with S. exposure. Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 23 9.642.2222 premiersir.com/211520792 $2 14,900 Beach Club #408 New paint & tile throughout this fully furnished topoor residence. Only south end condominium with private beach access. On-site management to handle daily/rental needs. Good rental history. Roe Tamagni 239 .398.1222 premiersir.com/212001815 $19 4,00023