SEE DINERS, A8 DinersBreakfastVERYTHING TASTES LIKE BUTter. The tables are stocked with honey, ketchup, jellies, jams, creamers and hot sauce. The kitchens are open so you can tease the cook and the cook can tease you back, making you feel nurtured and entertained. For some, its a Sunday treat. For others, its an everyday comfort, that downhome, mom-and-pop diner indulgence. Mom-and-pop breakfast joints feel like home because of the tender smiles, bottomless coffee and respectful courtesies. No, maam. Yes, sir. For some people, such places are home. This is all Ive known, Tiana Tocio says of Sunburst Caf, the Pine Ridge Road breakfast business owned by her ELocals put their mark on the most important meal of the dayAthena Ponushisaponushis@floridaweekly.comSo, air traffic controllers wont be going on furlough, and passengers wont have to face troubling delays or possible safety issues come summer and fall, right? Thats the widely reported conclusion drawn by most analysts of last weeks congressional 180, when the U.S. House and Senate reversed direction and quickly mandated an exception to across-theboard budget cuts, part of sequestration. About 14,000 of the Federal Aviation Administrations 47,000 employees would not be forced to take a day off every two weeks the air traffic controllers and therefore travel would resume its normal scheduling because flights would not be delayed to accommodate their absence. Al of which is good for everybody who depends on travel, the politicians said, the day before flying home to their various constituencies. While that move was applauded by many and criticized by some (what about sick kids and troops and others not fortunate enough to climb on airplanes what about their needs and their programs, some asked?), in reality its not that simple. Especially not in Southwest Florida. Heres why: The FAA is moving ahead Sequester threatens Southwest Floridas control towersSEE TOWERS, A16 BY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ oridaweekly.com OSVALDO PADILLA / FLORIDA WEEKLY The control tower at Page Field is slated to have its operations revenue cut. No smoking but vaping seems to be taking hold. B1 Adopt a friendSee some of the furry faces awaiting at DAS. A18 www.FloridaWeekly.com Vol. V, No. 30 FREE WEEK OF MAY 2-8, 2013 OPINION A4 SCHOOL NEWS A12 HEALTHY LIVING A14 PETS A18 NETWORKING B7-8 REAL ESTATE B9 OPEN HOUSE MAP B26 PUZZLES C10 FILM REVIEW C12 BOOK REVIEW C14 ANTIQUES C18 CUISINE C27 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes App Store. INSIDE Save-a-Life A luncheon for the Neighborhood Health Clinic, and more good events around town. C23-25 Whats in a name?Plenty, when you consider changing the Phil. C1
www.MillenniumPhysician.comPRIMARY CARE o LAB SERVICES o RADIOLOGY o DIAGNOSTICS o MEDICAL AESTHETICS o URGENT CARE Primary Care OcesMARIA DEL RIOGILES, M.D. ALEJANDRO PEREZTREPICHIO, M.D. LUIS POZNIAK, M.D. MICHAEL Y. WANG, M.D. 1735 SW Health Parkway Naples, FL 34108239-249-7800 239-249-7830 JULIA HARRIS, M.D. JAMES FAREMOUTH, D.O. NANCY BARATTA, MSN, ARNP 8803 Tamiami Trail E Naples, FL 34112239-732-1050JOHN DIAZ, M.D. KAE FERBER, M.D. JULIE DIAZ, FNPBC 671 Goodlette Road, Suite 200 Naples, FL 34102239-263-8222 CHARLES KILO, M.D. 1495 Pine Ridge Rd. Suite 4 Naples, FL 34109239-594-5456 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA2 NEWS WEEK OF MAY 2-8, 2013 In politics, just like in baseball, a big slow pitch tossed right down the middle isnt always what it seems, to the batter. It might break, drop or slide at the last moment. It might cut, float or tumble. Or, it might pull out a juicy wad of cash from its latest welfare check and skip, run or fly right down to the nearest strip club or liquor store, where the flesh is flashing and the spirits are splashing. Oh yeah, baby, those welfare chiselers have been at it again, trying to slip a fast one right past us, apparently. And it took State Rep. Jimmie Smith, an Inverness Republican and guardian of fiscal and moral virtue, to take out a fat legislative bat and put a stop to it. Home run, Jimmie. Note to reader: if you are a welfare chiseler like I am and you have been issued an EBT card the go-to debit card of welfare chiselers everywhere, allowing them to draw down on their taxpayer-funded accounts you have until Oct. 1 to continue using yours at the following locations, according to Senate Bill 1048, which is identical to the bill Rep. Smith sponsored in the House, HB 701: A: an establishment licensed under the Beverage Law to sell distilled spirits. B: an adult entertainment establishment. C: a pari-mutuel facility. D: a slot machine facility. E: a commercial bingo facility. F: a casino, gaming facility, gambling facility or any gaming activities authorized under part II of chapter 285. After Oct. 1, youre cut off, pal, because the new law kicks in, which puts a stop to it. What is part II of chapter 285, by the way? I have no idea, but if its as scandalous as all those other sins, I plan to rush right out and research the sucker from top to bottom. Both bills passed their respective branches of the state legislature in April almost unchallenged, like a fastball zipping past a comatose batter. I said almost unchallenged. Although the vote in the Senate was unanimous, there were a few complainers in the House, according to an AP wire report out of Tallahassee. We know their kind: always muttering about the dignity and the freedom of individuals to take control of their own destinies. Even welfare recipients. Maybe they figure that when the Good Samaritan climbed out of his Mercedes and gave some poor beggar his coat, he didnt say, Look, Mac, you cant wear this into that strip club up the road, hey? And stay out of the liquor store and the gambling den, too. And maybe they also recognize that when the American public hands out big welfare checks to the managers of banks or car companies or coal or oil companies, for example, they dont give them that kind of grief, either. Take Bank of America, which earned $4.4 billion in profits a few years ago and got a $1 trillion hand up from the Treasury and the Federal Reserve, along with a $1.9 billion tax refund from the IRS. Nobody told BOA to stay out of strip clubs. Take Exxon Mobil, which took in $19 billion in profits in 2009 when unemployment figures were in the solid two digits and people were losing their houses to foreclosure. It got a rebate of $156 million from the IRS and had to pay no federal taxes which is almost as good as a strip-club EBT card. How many strip-club soirees would that fund? Or how about General Electric, which earned $14.2 billion in international profit in 2010 but paid exactly no income taxes, after having moved 20,000 jobs overseas, as The New York Times reported? Free to go where they want with their welfare benefits. And who tells the many businesses in this state or its 67 counties what to do with their incentive money or impact-fee suspensions or the like? And finally, what about the fossil fuel subsidies, aka welfare checks, that come in the form of tax breaks, special loans, price controls, purchase requirements and more? In the United States, credible estimates of annual fossil fuel subsidies range from $10 billion to $52 billion annually, while even efforts to remove small portions of those subsidies have been defeated in Congress, according to independent analysts at www. priceofoil.org.Ive always been part of the great American welfare system, too. In my own family, beginning with my grandfather who was given free land that used to belong to the Ute Indians (he homesteaded), we got just about every break the rest of you let us have agricultural exemption of taxes and special low-interest government loans, for example, all of which allowed us to buy more land and create, over decades, a cattle ranch of more than 100 square miles, at one time.And in all that time, I dont ever remember anybody ever telling any of us where to spend the largess provided by the rest of you, my fellow Americans. But maybe somebody should have told us, just in case we decided to ride down to the nearest strip club (which probably would have been Denver, 140 miles northeast) and squander your money. And maybe somebody like Rep. Jimmie Smith or former President George W. Bush or current President Barack H. Obama should practice a little supervision too, when it comes to a hand up not just a hand up to card-carrying liquor lovers, but to all the rest of us chislers: the corporate welfare recipients, the cow-chasing welfare recipients, the fossil-fuel mining welfare recipients. Rep. Smith, though a career Army veteran with a G.E.D (the equivalent of a high school diploma), according to his state resume is not in favor of everybody having to meet the same standards. When Gov. Rick Scott proposed last year that all state employees be subject to random and periodic drug tests, Rep. Smith championed that cause but made a single exception: elected officials. He said it would hinder their right to speak freely. Maybe hes hoping for EBT cards, too, for him and his fellow legislators but cards without restrictions. Otherwise, it could hinder their ability to visit liquor stores, strip clubs and gambling houses. COMMENTARYThe welfare breaking pitch f u n rogerWILLIAMSrwilliams@floridaweekly.com
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Terror in the West, Texas, night The Boston Marathon bombing and its aftermath has dominated the nations headlines. Yet, another series of explosions that happened two days later and took four times the number of lives, has gotten a fraction of the coverage. It was the worst industrial accident in years. But to call it an accident ignores that it was preventable, and was quite possibly a crime, as is common with so many dangerous workplaces. The first call came in to the 911 dispatcher at 7:29 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17. A woman at a playground noticed a fire across the railroad tracks, at the West Fertilizer Co. facility, in the small town of West, Texas, near Waco. The local volunteer fire department was mobilized. Less than 25 minutes later, a massive explosion leveled the plant, sending shock waves, debris and fire across West, ultimately killing 15 people, among them a local EMT, eight volunteer firefighters and a Dallas fire captain who was visiting his sons and joined the firefighting effort. The call came over the emergency radio system: We need every ambulance we can get at this point. A bomb just went off inside here. Its pretty bad. Weve got a lot of firemen down. Another call followed, with moaning in the background: The rest home has been seriously damaged. We have many people down. Please respond. A mushroom cloud climbed high into the sky. The explosion registered 2.1 on the Richter scale, the same as a small earthquake. 911 calls flooded in, with people reporting a bomb, many injured and others engulfed in a toxic cloud. Sixty to 80 houses were leveled. One week later, the fires are out, most of the funerals have been held, but major questions remain unanswered. A team of up to 70 investigators is probing the source of the explosion. Reuters reported last Saturday that the plant had on site 2,700 tons of ammonium nitrate. This is 1,350 times the amount that would require a facility to selfreport its stockpile to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Ammonium nitrate is a fertilizer used in industrial farming worldwide, and is stable when properly stored. It can be highly explosive when ignited, especially when mixed with fuel, as Timothy McVeigh demonstrated with the 1995 bombing of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. West Fertilizer Co. never reported its ammonium nitrate to DHS. The concern with theft of ammonium nitrate by potential bombers is the basis for this reporting requirement. Numerous other federal and state agencies are supposed to regulate fertilizer plants, chemical storage facilities and workplaces in general. Yet OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, last inspected the facility in 1985. An inspection report filed with the Environmental Protection Agency in June 2011 listed 54,000 pounds of anhydrous ammonia, a different fertilizer, but claimed there was no serious hazard. The West Fertilizer explosion happened just a day after the 66th anniversary of the Texas City disaster, said to be the worst industrial accident in U.S. history. Two thousand, three hundred tons of ammonium nitrate bound for France, as part of the Marshall Plan for European reconstruction and aid, caught fire aboard the ship, the SS Grandcamp. The explosion that followed killed at least 581 people, wounded 5,000 and destroyed 500 homes. You would think Texas would be sensitive to the potential hazards of this dangerous chemical. Yet Gov. Rick Perry told The Associated Press, Through their elected officials [people] clearly send the message of their comfort with the amount of oversight. He recently touted the lax regulatory environment in Texas while trying to lure businesses there from states like California and Illinois. April 28 is Workers Memorial Day, commemorating the 4,500 workers who die on the job annually in the U.S. Thirteen workers, on average, go to work each day and never come home. Tom OConnor, executive director of National Council for Occupational Safety and Health, said, As companies decry regulations and emphasize profits over safety, workers pay the ultimate price. Those who died in West, Texas, were workers, volunteer first responders, retirees and neighbors. Unsafe workplaces cause injury and death on a daily basis in this country, but seem to be tolerated as simply the cost of doing business. Gov. Perry declared West a disaster area and asked for prayers. But thats not enough. As legendary labor organizer Mother Jones said, Pray for the dead, and fight like hell for the living. Denis Moynihan contributed research to this column. 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No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 239.325.1960 or visit us on the web at www.floridaweekly.com and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $31.95 in-county$52.95 in-state $59.95 out-of-state GUEST OPINIONBob Heidrick: A rich legacy of leadership BY ANDREW MCELWAINELast week the Conservancy of Southwest Florida celebrated its grand reopening with four new buildings, new docks, a new entrance and two constructed wetlands along with nine acres of preserved land added to our existing 13 acres. More than 2,200 people visited during two days. It was gratifying to see their faces as they visited all the new things to do and see. But we had a heavy heart nonetheless. Our board chairman, Bob Heidrick, had passed away only days earlier. We knew he was ill and putting up a brave fight, but we werent prepared for the shock of losing him. Bob had pushed us hard to get everything ready for the reopening, and his dedication showed as one by one the new buildings and facilities came on line. He personally donated the Everglades gallery in our new Discovery Center, one of our major attractions, and he was deeply involved in our work up until the last week. Bob was a highly successful businessman who specialized in strategic planning and succession planning for Fortune 500 corporations. So it was no surprise that he commissioned a new fiveyear strategic plan for the Conservancy. He pushed to us to set measurable goals, including one-year and five-year outcomes. And he told us to keep it short no more than 20 pages, he told us. He worked closely with our facilitator to set our planning agenda and to create teams of board members and staff to hash out priorities. Then he gave our board committees quick turnaround times to review and approve the drafts. We approved the strategic plan fewer than 10 days after Bob passed. The Conservancy board and staff would have loved to have Bob with us for the grand reopening and to present the plan that was largely his doing. He played a major role in both milestones and would have been proud of what he had accomplished. We miss him terribly. However, we are fortunate that Lynn Slabaugh, our board vice chair, has assumed the chair position and that the board will remain committed to the mission under her leadership. Bob left us a rich legacy of leadership. The plan is largely his doing, and through it we will continue to have his guidance for the years ahead. Nevertheless, it will not be the same, and there will be an empty chair at our meetings. Our hearts go out to his wife, Raynelle, and their family. Andrew McElwaine is the president of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. Heidrick McElwaine
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Other stops will include the band shell at Williams Park downtown and nearby exemplary projects. Lunch will be provided at the historic Columbia Restaurant at the pier, with a waterfront view of sailboats drifting by and dolphins playing in Tampa Bay. The coach bus departs Naples at 8 a.m. from Martin Corporate Center, 4100 Corporate Square. Fort Myers/ Cape Coral residents can climb aboard around 9 a.m. when the bus stops at Mimis Caf at the Bell Tower Shops. Departure from St. Petersburg will be at approximately 4:30 p.m., with return to Fort Myers around 7 p.m. and Naples around 8 p.m. Cost for $35 for AIA member and their guests, $55 for others. Payment will be collected on the bus (checks preferred). Reservations are required and can be made by e-mailing AIASWFevents@ aiaflasw.org with name(s), address, phone number and choice of departure/ drop-off location. Continuing education credits are available. Covenant Church starts summer schedule Covenant Church of Naples/PCA begins its summer schedule Sunday, May 5, with a single worship service at 10:15 a.m. Child care is provided. Sunday school classes for children and adult fellowship communities begin at 9 a.m. The congregation is affiliated with the evangelical Presbyterian Church in America. At 6926 Trail Blvd., the 16-acre church campus fronts a quarter-mile of U.S. 41 between Vanderbilt Beach and Pine Ridge roads. For more information, call 597-3464 or visit www.CovenantNaples. com. French nationals can cast votes locallyChez Bot French Home Cooking hosts the French Consul from Miami, Gael de Maisonneuve, from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, May 8, for French proxy vote registration (le vote par procuration). 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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF MAY 2-8, 2013 parents and where she and her brother, Dean, basically grew up. We used to come here after school and do our homework on the tables over there. This has been our whole life. Its our second home. Growing up, whenever Deans buddies asked where he wanted to eat, hed always mull it over for a minute but inevitably would answer the same way: Lets go to my Dads place. Now managing the caf, he still doesnt eat out much. Sunburst feels like an extension of his kitchen. Dean and Tiana say their parents, Jerome and Theresa Tocio, opened up their breakfast eatery because they wanted to get away from the corporate suit-and-tie thing. They moved the family down from Massachusetts and opened up shop in February 1998. Dean and Tiana started helping out by running food and bussing tables when they were younger. Now they try to outdo each other with their espresso-pulling, latte-steaming, cappuccinomixing skills. Its a rivalry, Tiana says. We call it the barista wars. We try to one-up each other, foaming a cappuccino so tall, right to the point before it topples over. If a customer comments on it, says something like, Thats beautiful, or This tastes excellent, then we know were good. When a customer comment will not suffice, the siblings take pictures of their caffeinated art and text them to their Mom, asking her to declare which one is better. Sunburst Caf might better be called a breakfast nook than a mom-and-pop shop. Theres a cushioned window seat and a painted rainforest mural. Streamers hang from the ceiling like prayer flags in all the chakra colors. This place is always packed, especially come Saturday mornings, there are a lot of young couples here with their kids, says Brittany Gardner, a regular who works at Total Wine across the way. Its a little bit more progressive urban. You dont get a lot of that in Naples. Thats why I like to support it. The food is yummy, she adds. Its not all greasy diner-type food. A lot of the stuff here is healthy. And theres definitely a hip vibe, so Ill make the trek across the street to eat here. For the past 15 years, Dean and Tiana have witnessed their fathers dedication to the caf, where he arrives at 4 a.m. every day to bake fresh muffins. But they do not feel a responsibility to take on the family business. Instead, seeing their parents dream come true encourages them to follow their own. I have definitely learned the value of hard work and dedication from growing up, working here, Dean says. I know when I go off on my own, I will have the necessary skills to run my own business. A lot of people my age dont have that. I feel lucky.To the northThe boys at the Fowler Street Grill in Fort Myers like their sausage gravy. No need for a menu. They know what they want: Biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs and a side of grits. No need for a handwritten ticket. The cook saw them walk in. You can hear the crackling sound of the eggs hitting the skillet, as the men shake out the pages of their newspapers. Other diners stare at their cell phones, checking e-mails, playing poker, looking at pictures. Chatter picks up when the caffeine hits. Waitresses run around in their sneakers, retying aprons that are slipping down their jeans, heavy with ticket books, pens, straws and cash tips. Reading glasses hang around their necks, easy to slip off and on as they write down breakfast orders. I know everybody else knows exactly what you want, but Im still the new girl, Valerie Mueller said as she approached one of her tables. Ms. Mueller has been working at the Fowler Street Grill for five weeks. She shows up at 5:30 a.m. to start brewing coffee, make sweet tea and update the specials board. Ive worked in big corporations for many, many years, she says. But I always come back to the smaller places because theyre so much fun. You see the same people all the time, you get to know them, you know what they like It feels like family. Lonnie Stewart eats at the Fowler Street Grill every morning, pretty much. He owns a motorcycle repair shop two buildings over called Grandpas Cycle Center. Its his routine to grab breakfast before opening up for business. The girls are nice, the cooks are good, the building stays clean and the prices are reasonable, he says. He tends to sleep in too late to make breakfast at home, so he swings by the grill to eat his two eggs over easy, cheese grits and white toast. Mr. Stewart describes himself as a backwoods redneck. I cook a little bit steak and potatoes on the barbecue grill, man food, stuff like that, he says. Ill eat a potato any way you cook it. Doesnt matter what you do to it, Ill still eat it. He scarfs down his breakfast with his sunglasses on, ready to go to work. Looking around the room full of packed tables, an everyday scene at the grill, he cannot help but comment: This is one cook doing it by himself, keeping everybody pretty much happy. Its a well-oiled machine. As he stands up to leave, he looks at the cook: Thanks, Dan. That was good. The cook turns away from his grill: Thanks, Lonnie. Have a great day. Dan Peranich, Fowler Street Grill owner/chef, shows up at 5:30 every morning to start baking his own bread and cutting his own steaks. Hes also skilled in the art of ice sculptures, a craft he picked up working as the sous chef at the Holiday Inn. Mr. Peranich says his business runs by the 80/20 rule: 20 percent of his customers make up 80 percent of his business. He figures he knows about 150 names. He has customers who come in to eat six days a week. When he sees them, he fires up their meal. I dont want them to wait just because my waitresses are busy, he said. People are hungry. Over at Annies Restaurant in Cape Coral, breakfast goers drink coffee out of an assortment of mugs that look as though they pulled them out of their own kitchen cupboards back home. A man walks in with paint stains on his shirt and pants. Another man walks in wearing scrubs. A grandfather helps his granddaughter put a straw in her chocolate milk. Annies has a somewhat western feel: Ruffled country curtains frame the window looking out on a Cape Coral back street. The board of breakfast specials stands taller than a person. Well, I go to the VA (clinic) today, one white-haired, bespectacled gentleman says to his white-haired, bespectacled friend. I understand they have a woman doctor now, his friend says back. Waitress Terri Rymer flits around attending to the needs of everybody, acting like a mama to her tables and other waitresses, too. You want home fries, baby? she asks one patron. Bacon? Sliced tomatoes? Ms. Rymer has waited tables at Annies for 13 years. It feels like home, she says of the early-morning dining experience here. It feels like everybodys just coming home for breakfast. When she remembers her customers usual beverage and dish, she hopes it makes them feel special. It makes her feel good to take care of them. Sometimes were the only smile, the only hug, the only touch these people get all day. Its going to make me cry just thinking about it, but its true, she says. Sometimes, were all theyve got. Its important to remember that when youre waiting on them. Just then one of her regulars stumbles on in. I swear youve gotten taller, he teases the 4-foot-10 waitress. Im wearing my high heel sneakers, she answers back. Jennifer Dulaney has been waiting tables at Annies for eight months. She was born in Tupelo, Miss., the town where Elvis Presley was born, the same town that lent the lyrics to the song Tupelo Honey by Van Morrison. Where I come from, all we have are little mom-and-pop shops everywhere, she says. This place is perfect, thats why Im drawn to it Annies makes me feel not so homesick some days. Up in Punta Gorda at John Skis House of Breakfast, waitress Savannah Gardener stands by the cash register writing, Thank you! Have a great day! on her checks. My Mom was a waitress, she says. She always worked at mom-and-pop diners. She would have people waiting to sit in her section. Sometimes they would wait for over an hour. At Christmastime, they would bring her gifts. They became so close to her, they treated her like family. I always wanted to one day work at a mom n pop place, where your relationships are on a more personal basis than some corporate chain. Ms. Gardener has worked at John Skis House of Breakfast since it opened on Valentines Day 2012. The place has picked up some notoriety of late, as home of the Fat Boy Challenge. The John Ski Fat Boy breakfast consists of a plateful of country potatoes topped with a sausage patty, three eggs cooked any style and three strips of bacon, all smothered in sausage gravy and topped off with a handful of shredded cheddar cheese. Anybody who can eat three Fat Boy breakfasts in 45 minutes will win a free T-shirt and have their picture hung up in the hall of fame. Thus far, owner John Cwikowski remains the sole Fat Boy victor. We had one challenger about a month ago, waitress Alicia Lloyd says. He finished everything but the potatoes.Back in NaplesBamz Deli & Grill on the East Trail was a Mexican restaurant, a Cuban place and a hot dog stand before transforming into its present mom-and-pop state. Diners can either sit in the light by the windows up front or in back by the bar, where its not so bright and sunny. Its not fancy, but the food is good, says Helen Uhrich. Some people want something bigger and brighter, she allows. Her husband, Lew, interjects: This is a friendly atmosphere. Its not snooty. The Uhrichs, both retirees, feel people their age are not always looking for the new or the hip. Theyre looking DINERSFrom page 1 ATHENA PONUSHIS / FLORIDA WEEKLYAbove: Bamz owner Mike St. Onge, cook Candy Canfield, waitress Denise Austin and regular customer Capt. Joe McNichols. Left: Lew and Helen Uhrich More breakfast jointsObviously, we couldnt get around to every breakfast place in town for this story. Here are some more we keep on a short list for whenever the urge strikes to partake of a hearty morning meal in the company of friendly folks, servers and other customers alike, who appreciate a way-personal and no-way-pretentious atmosphere. Capers Kitchen & Bar 2460 Vanderbilt Beach Road The Cove Inn Coffee Shoppe 900 S. Broad Ave. EJs Caf Bayfront Fit & Fuel Bicycle Cafe 819 Vanderbilt Beach Road Grain de Caf 8803 Tamiami Trail N. Richies Restaurant 947 Third Ave. N. Skillets 875 Vanderbilt Beach Road 5461 Airport-Pulling Road N. 4170 Tamiami Trail N. Three60 Market 2891 Bayview Drive
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Coupon Expires 5/31/2013Naples Bonita Springs Suppressing protein may stem Alzheimers disease process NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTHScientists funded by the National Institutes of Health have discovered a potential strategy for developing treatments to stem the disease process in Alzheimers disease. Its based on unclogging removal of toxic debris that accumulates in patients brains, by blocking activity of a little-known regulator protein called CD33. Too much CD33 appears to promote late-onset Alzheimers by preventing support cells from clearing out toxic plaques, key risk factors for the disease, explained Rudolph Tanzi, Ph.D., of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University, a grantee of the NIHs National Institute of Mental Health and National Institute on Aging. Future medications that impede CD33 activity in the brain might help prevent or treat the disorder. Dr. Tanzi and colleagues report on their findings in the journal Neuron. Variation in the CD33 gene turned up as one of four prime suspects in the largest genome-wide dragnet of Alzheimers-affected families, reported by Dr. Tanzi and colleagues in 2008. The gene was known to make a protein that regulates the immune system, but its function in the brain remained elusive. To discover how it might contribute to Alzheimers, the researchers brought to bear human genetics, biochemistry and human brain tissue, mouse and cell-based experiments. They found over-expression of CD33 in support cells, called microglia, in postmortem brains from patients who had late-onset Alzheimers disease, the most common form of the illness. The more CD33 protein on the cell surface of microglia, the more beta-amyloid proteins and plaques damaging debris had accumulated in their brains. Moreover, the researchers discovered that brains of people who inherited a version of the CD33 gene that protected them from Alzheimers conspicuously showed reduced amounts of CD33 on the surface of microglia and less betaamyloid. Evidence also suggested that CD33 works in league with another Alzheimers risk gene in microglia to regulate inflammation in the brain. The study results and those of a recent rat study that replicated many features of the human illness add support to the prevailing theory that accumulation of beta-amyloid plaques are hallmarks of Alzheimers pathology. They come at a time of ferment in the field, spurred by other recent contradictory evidence suggesting that these presumed culprits might instead play a protective role. Since increased CD33 activity in microglia impaired beta-amyloid clearance in late onset Alzheimers, Dr. Tanzi and colleagues are now searching for agents that can cross the bloodbrain barrier and block it. The NIA leads the federal government effort conducting and supporting research on aging and the health and well-being of older people. It provides information on age-related cognitive change and neurodegenerative disease specifically at its Alzheimers Disease Education and Referral Center at http://www.nia.nih.gov/Alzheimers. For expanded information on Alzheimers care and resources, visit the federal governments portal website http:// HEALTHY LIVING TO YOUR HEALTHExpectant moms can feel fit and fabulousYour Fit & Fabulous Pregnancy, a three-part series for expectant mothers, starts this month at Beyond Motion fitness studio in North Naples. Amy Lademann, co-founder of the studio and a licensed nutrition coach, will lead the workshops focusing on prenatal fitness (session one), healthy nutrition for preand post-pregnancy (session two) and pilates moves for post-pregnancy (session three). Each Saturday session costs $30 and runs from 12:30-2 p.m. Heres the schedule: May 4: Baby Bump Barre Motion A special version of Beyond Motions signature barre class tailored to help pregnant women feel energized, fit, strong and flexible throughout pregnancy and beyond. June 1: Super Foods & Smart Advice Open to new mothers and moms-to-be, this class will cover what to eat in order to energy high and cravings at bay. Ms. Lademann will also offer nutrition tips for slimming down after baby arrives. July 13: Pilates Mama Ms. Lademann will demonstrate pilates moves to help prevent back pain and to ease body stress, develop greater core strength, increase stability and more. Registration and a doctors note are required prior to attending each session. To sign up, call Beyond Motion at 2549300. The fitness studio is at 11985 Tamiami Trail N. For more information, visit www. go2beyondmotion.com. Riverchase offers free screenings for skin cancerRiverchase Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery offers free skin cancer screenings for new patients Saturday, May 11, at its locations in North Naples and on Marco Island. Appointments must be scheduled by calling (800) 591-3376. For more information, visit www.riverchasedermatology.com. Putting the focus on five major initiatives for the futureAt our recent board retreat, we adopted five major initiatives to carry NCH forward and to underscore our region as the healthiest in the state. This weeks column covers the first three of those initiatives. Tune in next week for details about Nos. 4 and 5. 1. Grow the capacity of the primary care network This means adding high-quality physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners to Southwest Florida and embracing new ways of communicating and sharing information to improve access. Southwest Florida has traditionally attracted physicians who desired their independence. For most physicians (including me), this model was successful for decades. Todays environment, however, suggests more consolidation as health care becomes more complicated and capital intensive, with a greater need to establish offices with computers and organized teams better able to cope with the accelerating change. A great example is the NCH Physician Group, which is growing rapidly, providing a home for patients and a stable backbone for primary care physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants as well as cardiologists and other medical and surgical specialists. 2. Integrate care to create seamless boundaries so patients avoid inconvenience and waste The goal today is for patients to avoid the hospital as they travel through the healthcare continuum, from an electronic visit at home to the wellness center, pharmacy, primary care office (pediatrician, gynecologist, family medicine, internist, etc., depending on ones stage of life), diagnostic center, urgent care center, out-patient surgery center, rehabilitation center, skilled care facility and, we hope, back home. Integration in this process becomes paramount. How can all of these caregivers coordinate care among themselves? If hospitalization is warranted, how we can standardize care with the inpatient physicians and hospitalists? We dont have all the answers, but framing the question and addressing priority needs of patients are good starting points. 3. Strengthen our already-robust NCH information technology network NCH was recognized as among the 250 Most-Wired health-care systems in the country last year. This communication infrastructure encourages easy access and safe sharing of medical records and will become even more important as we improve the value of health care. Already we have instant access to radiology images at remote locations, allowing our physicians to view studies at any time at anyplace with Internet access. Such instant analysis is imperative in enabling hospitals such as ours to achieve the level of quality and value that our communities deserve and have come to expect. We must live up to these longer-term priorities, while at the same time ensuring the highest level of service in our day-to-day operations. Dr. Allen Weiss is president and CEO of the NCH Healthcare System. t t i g p m allenWEISSallen.email@example.com www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA14 NEWS WEEK OF MAY 2-8, 2013
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Punta Gordas tower is a case in point, the newest, operational only since March 2012. Its a $4 million, 135-foot tall, 14-month-old beacon of light, hope and high-tech safety that put the Punta Gorda Airport on the map for pilots who wont or cant fly into places with no air traffic control tower. But like the other towers, its about to have its operations money $600,000 from the FAA annually, used partially to fill two seats for 12 hours a day cut off, come summer. The PG tower is now the highest point in Charlotte County. Its the place where, when the pilot announces that its time to fasten seatbelts for the final approach because the runway is only 50 miles out, the alert, competent, highly motivated air traffic controllers see your and everybody else around you those in the air and on the ground, going in every direction. What happens if they dont, though? Well, for one thing, you get no safety net. If somebody pulls out in front of you when youre about to land and we send you around when you didnt see him, thats a win in our book, says Rich Reid, air traffic manager at Punta Gorda for the company contracted to do the job, Robinson Aviation Inc. Robinson Aviation contracts the work at more than 100 smaller airports nationwide. The safety net is, we wave you off or we stop that guy in his tracks before he gets to be a problem, because were here, Mr. Reid explains. Thats a nice net, whether or not nobody relied on it once upon a time. Losing that is just a bad idea, says Gary Quill, executive director of the Punta Gorda Airport, which handles about 70,000 operations mostly takeoffs or landings and more than 200,000 passengers a year. If the tower closes, we will continue to have activity. But candidly, both for general aviation and commercial airlines, the whole reason you have air traffic is to promote safety. It wont be just Punta Gorda, or Page Field or Naples that are affected come June, if the FAA cant find another way to cut money, officials say. So will Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW), whose operators will have to manage air traffic more closely if towers are shutter ed at regional airports. That will place a greater burden on them, just as furloughs would have, say local officials, and it will cause delays across the entire U.S. system at the very least, if not actual safety hazards at the airports where towers are sh uttered, local officials say. But safety and efficiency may become sacrificial lambs on the altar of uncompromising politicians. When this may happen June 15, as the FAA proposes? is now a matter of legal contention after Punta Gorda and Naples joined almost 20 other airports in a lawsuit designed to back off the closings. The politicsOne of the first politicians to actively voice opposition to the tow er-shuttering plan has been U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney (District 17). And ironically given the recent enmity between Republicans and Democrats in Washington Rep. Rooney was joined by both of the Sunshine States U.S. senators, Republican Marco Rubio and Democrat Bill Nelson. Sen. Nelson pointed out in a Friday statement that Congress had given the FAA $253 million worth of flexibility in its decisions about what to cut, and ending the furloughs of 14,000 air traffic controllers would only cost $220 million in money moved from other accounts. Since that leaves a difference of $33 million, and keeping all 149 towers open would take about $25 million, he encouraged the FAA to do so. While not specifically directing the FAA to avert tower closings, the bill does give the agency sufficient resources to do so. My feeling is now that Congress has acted on the furloughs, which is great, the tower closings no longer need to happen. Meanwhile, Rep. Rooney has insisted all along that The FAA needs to cut waste and utilize unspent accounts before threatening to close towers, hurt local economies and compromise traveler safety. The FAA, meanwhile, has no plans to change its policy, officials said. Thats inspired other prominent political figures to add their voices to the debate, too, including Floridas 38th governor and 18-year U.S. senator, Bob Graham, who retired from public life in 2005. He now describes himself as a recovering politician. Ive been a licensed private pilot and flown into many of these smaller airports that will be affected. But here you have indiscriminate sequester cutbacks of programs, and people who are managing the programs dont have much latitude to make judgments as to relative priorities. As a result, he concludes, I hope soon the congress will repeal this sequester, and set targets for agencies of government but let the people who are managing decide whether mowing the lawn or keeping the control tower is the better choice. Officials in Naples, Fort Myers and Punta Gorda would probably appreciate that a great deal. To understand why, it helps to think of the entire U.S. system as a single anatomy in which muscle and tendon are connected to bone and body, and what occurs in a joint or limb has consequences in the heart and brain. Something that happens in Naples can have an impact on something going into Anchorage, Alaska, said Ted Soliday, executive director of Naples Municipal Airport, in a recent conversation with WGCU public radio. The whole situation was created by Congress and it needs to be fixed by Congress, added Bob Ball, who heads the Lee County Port Authority. Were in a business where theres no margin for error. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MAY 2-8, 2013 A17 Avow holds remembrance service for petsAnyone who has experienced the loss of a pet is invited to attend Avows Rainbow Day pet memorial service Saturday, May 11. A program conducted by Avow staff members will begin at 10 a.m. with inspirational readings and will include an opportunity for pet owners to share special memories. Those honoring a pet are encouraged to bring a photograph or collage. RSVPs are requested and can be made by calling Deb Jonsson at 649-3689. Leashed pets are also welcome. Avow also offers a pet grief and loss support group from 3:30-4:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month. The next session is May 20. The Avow campus is at 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, off Pine Ridge Road just west of I-75. Avow cares for those who are terminally ill and those who have serious and chronic illnesses or who have suffered great loss. For more information about services and programs, call 261-4404 or visit www.avowcares. org. Great Dock Canoe Race will draw paddlers and spectators to Naples BayThe 37th running of the Great Dock Canoe Race takes place Saturday, May 11, at Crayton Cove. The race draws thousands of spectators on land and in Naples Bay to watch community leaders, Ambitious Amateurs and Practically Professionals battle it out on the water. Boats decorated to this years theme of Saturday Night Live will parade around Crayton Cove starting at 11 a.m. Race founder Vin DePasquale and Jerry Conti are co-emcees, and Naples Mayor John Sorey is the grand marshall. An important element of the annual tradition is the $5,000 grant awarded to a childrens charity each year. This years beneficiary, Special Olympics of Collier County, will use the grant to provide transportation for an estimated 100 Special Olympians to practices and games, and to create a local program for special-needs children ages 2-7 and their peers (siblings and family) to introduce them to sports. In addition to the Dock and Riverwalk as co-sponsors, support for the 2013 Great Dock Canoe Race is provided by the Lutg ert Companies/Lutgert Insurance/Premier Sothebys International Realty, Ave Maria Development, Renda Broadcasting, Naples Extreme Family Fun Spot and the city of Naples. A new award this year honors the late Joe Klimas, co-emcee for the past 36 years. The Joe Klimas Keep On Paddling Award for family sportsmanship will be presented to one Next Generation Team. The annual Broken Paddle Award for sportsmanship honors the late Chuck Bruce, first winner of the award and a great contributor to the race over the years. Winners names are hand-painted and added to the permanent collection at The Dock restaurant. This year, Naples artist Phil Fisher takes on the time-honored tradition of paddle painting from the late Jerry Vallez, who painted the first 36 years of broken paddles. Pick up a Copyof Florida Weekly at DELS STORE 24 HR2802 Thomasson Dr. Naples 34112 On your way to BayView Park Boat Launch 239-732-7768 Get aFREE Rush Limbaughs Iced Tea with your copy of Florida Weekly.While supplies last Flipping a flopOne-man show rises from a musical that fell flat. C1 www.FloridaWeekly.com INSIDE Seen on the sceneThe inaugural Naples Womans Club Kitchen Tour, a Black and White gala and more. C26-29 It was a year of firsts for 36-yearold Fort Myers resident Trey Radel: his first full year of fatherhood, for one, and his first bid for public office. He considers each an enormous success. In a swift ascent into political life on a national scale, the former TV news anchor and conservative talk show host-cum-entrepr eneur found himself in Washington, D.C., being sworn in as U.S. House Representative for District 19, whic h includes coastal Collier and Lee counties. Only a few weeks later, the newly minted Republican representative is back home in Fort Myers for his se lfstyled Southwest Florida Listening Tour and encouraging Democrats and people from all walks to come ask him questions at town hall-style meetings. Hell be back to do this again in February, he said, and at duringhisterm will Catching up with the congressmanASTELLARBY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@ oridaweekly.com www.FloridaWeekl y .co m A V o l. l l l l. l. l l. l l l l . . l V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V V N o CELEBRATION Southwest Florida schools INNOVATION EDUCATION in U STRATION BY ERIC RADDATZ / FLORIDA WE EKLYmay soon experience an RWILLIAMS@FL ORIDAWEEKLY.COMHardly NormalTheatreZones next production isnt exactly standard fare for a rock musical. C1 www.FloridaWeekly.com INSIDE Cambier concertBig band sounds under the sun, and much more fun around town. C28-33 Floridas past informs its present. 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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA18 NEWS WEEK OF MAY 2-8, 2013 PET TALESFeline-friendlyNew techniques for handling make taking a cat to the vet much easier on everyone BY GINA SPADAFORIUniversal UclickIn the past, Ive been less nervous about air travel than I have been about my cats veterinary appointments. And theres a reason for it: While I can and do manage my own levels of stress and annoyance when turning myself over to the air-travel system at the security checkpoint, controlling a cats fear of the veterinary hospital has been for many years something I couldnt manage. Until recently, that is. In the years between writing Cats For Dummies and co-authoring Your Cat: The Owners Manual, a huge amount of work has been done to make veterinary practices more feline-friendly, and a lot of information about ways to keep cats calmer before, during and after their visits has become available. With wellness checkups for my cats Ilario and Mariposa on the calendar, I reviewed my plan of action and prepared for V-Day. Everything went perfectly. The cats traveled quietly in their carriers, were relaxed if not exactly happy at the veterinarians, passed their wellness exams with flying colors and settled back into their routines at home without a hiccup. One even had blood drawn, which in previous visits would have meant at least two with puncture wounds the cat and one of the humans involved. What did I do? I started by putting the carriers out two days early and setting them in the room where the cats like sunning themselves. That meant no running when the carriers appeared. My carriers are also of a style designed just for cats by behaviorists: Theyre roomy and sturdy, and they break down easily in the exam room the top can be removed, and the cat can remain comfortable and secure in the bed half that remains. On the day of the visit, about an hour before we had to leave, I sprayed folded towels with Feliway a substance that mimics a natural calming pheromone and put them in the crates. I hadnt fed the cats so theyd be more interested in treats, and so the one who always throws up wouldnt (she didnt). Id closed the door on them in their sunning room so they couldnt hide elsewhere in the house. About a half-hour before we needed to leave, I put the cats in their carriers, put the carriers on the bed and put towels with more Feliway on top of them. I left those towels in place when I put the carriers in the car and secured them with the seat belts. When I got to my veterinarians, her team was ready. We were put immediately in a quiet room so my cats didnt have to sit around other animals, especially dogs. With the room secured, an expert technician allowed them to wander and relax, or to just sit in their crates if that made them more comfortable. Every interaction was gentle and patient, with lots of praise, treats and petting. Ilario does not like strangers, and he does not like being handled unless he chooses to be petted. While he wasnt happy to be there, he never reacted violently out of fear. He even tolerated a nail-clipping and the spot application of flea-control, which is a hard job for me to handle with just my own two hands. Its ideally a two-person job, and Ilario handled it just fine. As for Mariposa, she never stopped purring, even though she was due for vaccines and since Id recently adopted her needed a microchip. It was the best trip to the vets ever, thanks to my preparation and my veterinarians work to make her practice a place where a cat can be happy. Cats should never be treated as if they are small dogs, and Im so glad to see so many veterinary practices becoming feline-friendly. Youll find guidelines for pet owners and veterinary practices at The CATalyst Councils website, catalystcouncil.org. Then talk to your veterinarian about cat-friendly care. You might be surprised at how much has changed for the better in recent years. Taking a cat to the veterinarian doesnt have to be a stressful outing for either one of you. >>Buddy is a 1-year-old redbone coonhound whos as friendly and gentle as he is handsome and smart. Hes good on his leash and fun to take on walks.>>Gypsy is a 2-year-old Jack Russell terrier mix. Quiet and gentle, she loves to be held and petted.>>China is a big, sweet, 2-year-old tuxedo domestic shorthair who is very well behaved and affectionate.>>Oliver is a handsome orange tabby whos about 9 months old. His big bronze eyes complement his beautiful soft coat.To adopt or foster a petThis weeks pets are from Collier County Domestic Animal Services. Adoption fees are $60 for cats and $85 for dogs 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. 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Not only that, but I can taste things again, smell again I feel so much better with it, she said. Such vaping acolytes have given rise to a new economy. After the first year, we doubled our business, and in the second to third years were seeing it go up another 80 percent, says Scott Covington, who with his wife, Laura Covington, opened the first vaping store on the Southwest coast, in Lee County, in 2010. They call it Vapin in the Cape. He does about 25 online orders of liquids, accessories or kits ranging from a few dollars to hundreds of dollars, and 175 to 200 in-store orders per day, now, he notes. And now, for better or worse, there are roughly 40 competing stores in Lee, which Mr. Covington describes as the regional epicenter of the vaping habit. About 90 percent of the owners are my former customers, he says. Although he had planned to expand his business to Naples and Charlotte County, he revised the plan and opened his second store about eight months ago in Kissimmee, where he could be first, again. That stellar rise in popularity and fortune for the Covingtons reflects the big picture, too. In America and Britain, advertisements for e-Cigarettes have appeared on television forbidden territory for cigarettes, according to a recent report in The Economist, a news and international-affairs journal based in London. Craig Weiss, the head of NJOY, Americas top selling brand of e-cigarettes, vows to make tra ditional ones obsolete. Such Big Tobacco champions as Lorillard (the makers of Newport and Kent) and Altria (Marlboro), along with British American Tobacco and Japan Tobacco International are also moving into the e-cig business. Which is not surprising after market analysts reported that e-cigarette sales in America doubled in 2012 to as much as $500 million, and are likely to do so again this year. But thats a long way shy of the $80 billion in cigarette sales the industry garnered last year.Regulation and healthMr. Covington is banking on taking more of that share, offering a wide variety of flavored, nicotine-additive liquids, along with the stylized devices themselves and a range of accessories. The appeal of his shops, he says, lies in the high quality of the product, and in the willingness of his staff to take the time and educate those who vape. All of his products, for example, come from clean room environments, he says, descrying the lax regulation that now exists of on-line companies. Those and some store-front outfits take no serious steps to ensure that patrons are 18, or to guarantee that their products are toxin free (he discounts nicotine as toxic, and claims that its probably no more addictive than caffeine). Mr. Covington also expresses contempt for companies that sell cheap and underor uninspected e-cigarettes and liquids in stores such as 7-Elevan or Circle K: NJOY, for example. In part, he blames a federal effort to regulate those products for problems in his own business, too. The majority of e-cigarettes are imported from China, so the Feds were seizing shipments, he explains. And every once in a while the FDA will seize our shipments. In that regard this is a risky business. Sometimes theyll seize tens of thousands of dollars worth of our product, and hold it for weeks. As the entire culture decides to what extent it will embrace vaping, so is the Food and Drug Administration the FDA. The FDA has done studies, Mr. Covington says. We do know they are going to get more involved in this business in some facet, we just dont know what or how. But I believe there should be some regulation. My liquid suppliers support the idea of a business having to get a lab permit and having a chemist on staff. But many health professionals say that kind of regulation doesnt even begin to go far enough. There are so many facets to this, but one is that vaping mimics the act of smoking, and thats a problem, says Dr. Mary Bonnette, whose Lee Countybased practice focuses on smokers aiming to stop. (She holds a R.N., an M.S.N. and a doctorate in health sciences, with specializations in nicotine and addiction.) Heres a second problem: the tobacco companies are now beginning to buy electronic cigarette companies because they see that theyre very profitable the same companies that have developed, scientifically, over the last 100 years, a very sophisticated drug delivery device. Vaping provides yet another drug delivery device, with the same handto-mouth habit a device designed to deliver nicotine. And nicotine, she adds, is what brings you back for more.Vaping in publicThe debate about vaping is playing out in a whimsical fashion, so far, across Southwest Florida, and elsewhere. Some restaurants allow it and some dont, which is true of hotels. Until recently, vaping was allowed on airplanes and some airlines may still allow it. Most bars allow it, too, but that liberal policy only goes so far. Theres a no vaping policy at the Olive Garden and Iguana Mia restaurants, for example, but you can vape at the Wyvern Hotel in Charlotte County 24/7, the mangers say. Theyre legal anywhere indoors, so yes, a Wyvern spokeswoman adds. But this is a no smoking hotel, so the rooftop is open 24/7 for smokers. At Disney, meanwhile, vapers are exiles to the smoking area, which irritates those who say it allowed them to beat the ferocious addiction to cigarettes that resists so many other methods. Once again, they find themselves surrounded by second-hand smoke. And in the institutions where the effects of smoking cigarettes are most readily apparent hospitals officials are also taking slightly different directions. But directions not necessarily favorable to vaping. The NCH Healthcare System policy on tobacco-free now includes a ban on e-cigarettes and any form of vaping and thats dated April 10, an NCH spokeswoman said last week. At Lee Memorial Health Systems, meanwhile, the approach suggests there is still some debate. There is no smoking or tobacco use allowed at any LMHS facilities or on our grounds, explained Mary Briggs, the system spokeswoman. Vaping and e-cigarettes are included in that ban. The policy was written several years ago when e-cigarettes were much less common. We recognize that many people are now using them to quit smoking, so we are going to review the policy this summer to see if it needs any changes. Colorful delivery, uncertain futureBut whether it changes or not, people are likely to continue joining the fold. Novices will discover that vaping requires several elements: the delivery package itself, a long tube; rechargeable batteries that heat the internal coil in the tube and have to be replaced regularly; and the liquid which vaporizes and can be inhaled, laced with nicotine and often sold in quantities of about 12, 18 or 24 milligrams. Some who vape say theyve reduced the nicotine in their liquids to zero. But most are vaping as an alternative to, or as a compliment to smoking cigarettes, so they require nicotine in various doses. At 11 or 12 milligrams, youre doing the equivalent of about half-a-pack a day, 18 is in the two-pack-a-day range, and you have 24 milligrams for the twopack-plus smoker, says Silvin Schandl, assistant manager at Vapin in the Cape. Mr. Schandl used to smoke between two and three packs of Camel cigarettes, unfiltered, every day to the tune of $400 to $500 a month depending on how many parties there were, he says. Now, he vapes even more than he smoked, but his cost is down to about $60 a month, which isnt the most important thing, for him. Now, he says, he can play with his daughter for more than five minutes without having to stop and rest. The names themselves of liquids and accessories both form an elaborate language of sorts. Among the hundreds of flavors produced by one online company, Vapor4life, are WOW peppermint, Smilin Special Menthol, Cinnablaze, Wowboy, Cherry Cinnamon tobacco, blackberry, blueberry, pomegranate, milk chocolate macadamia, and caf mocha. Accessories include such names as the Vapor King Slim Charger, the OMG All Day Extender, the Ming Vase or Swirl drip tips. Where it will all go is anybodys guess, but Mr. Covington is guessing that politics and money will play a huge role not addiction. Im not a paranoid conspiracy person I dont believe that the government had a role in 9/11 or the Boston bombings or something but I do know the government makes an incredible amount of money on tax revenue. So they want you to smoke, and so do all the companies that produce all that stuff. And they make money on NicoDerm, the patch, Nicoret, the gum, and Chantix (a brand name for verenacline), the latest mindaltering product these are all Pfizer products. Pfizer bills itself as the worlds largest pharmaceutical research company, Mr. Covington points out, and may, like tobacco companies, hire lobbyists to peddle anti-vaping policies in Washington. So I think it remains to be seen where we will be in this business in five or 10 years, he concludes. VAPINGFrom page 1COURTESY PHOTOLinda Smith and Gail Day vaping at work.
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There are a number of components that determine the health of a business climate, such as workforce availability, regulations and the government approval process, infrastructure and access to financing and capital. When those elements align to produce a healthy business climate, a number of things happen: Local businesses grow and are more profitable. They expand. New businesses are attracted to the area. Wages increase. Unemployment goes down. Local tax revenues increase, allowing for better services. All of these factors combine to result in a higher quality of life for everyone. Now more than ever, forward-looking local and state governments are developing strategies that focus on an improved business climate. They realize that regulations need to be streamlined and include flexibility. These strategies start with a commitment to remove or minimize regulation that has no measurable value and only adds cost and time to the process of economic development. The faster a business can deploy its capital and generate a return on it, the more successful it will be. Most important, with an unemployment rate still above 6 percent, every moment we waste delays the creation of badly needed jobs. Its been said that, Capital flows into a well-defined envelope. What does that mean? When you can define all the critical details surrounding a capital project, investors can define the risk from both a time and cost perspective. Clarity attracts capital investment, which in turn creates growth. Many uncertainties still remain in constructing a new building, planning a remodel or opening a new business. The best incentive we can provide local businesses to grow and new businesses to move here is a predictable, well-defined and streamlined regulatory and approval process. Business climate is also impacted by the degree to which an area works together to promote itself at a regional level. We are currently the only region in the state that does not have a formal entity that coordinates its promotion. Fortunately, progress is being made on this front in the form of the recent signing of a memorandum of understanding between The Partnership for Colliers Future Economy, Florida Gulf Coast University and the Lee County Horizon Council. Everyone interested in learning more about winning economic development strategies and the vital impact of regionalism should plan on attending the Regional Economic Development Symposium set for 8:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 9 at FGCU. You can register with Michelle Rodgers at email@example.com or 3383161. Our next article will look at the unique challenges we face as a county as well as progress being made locally to build a healthy business climate. Michael Wynn, the president of Sunshine Ace Hardware, is chair of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce and co-chair of The Partnership for Colliers Future Economy. He is a 2008 graduate of Leadership Collier and a 2012 graduate of Leadership Florida.CHAMBERS MATTERS Awards & Recognition Williams Dukes Sr., loan officer with Summit Mortgage Corp., received the Allied Member of the Year Award for 2013 from the Naples Area Board of Realtors. Non-profit hospice care provider Avow earned a bronze award in the 34th annual Telly Awards for three of its broadcast advertisements. The commercial campaign was produced by members of the Avow advancement team including Karen Stevenson, chief advancement officer; Kit Chamberlain, executive director of strategic communications, Deborah Jonsson, public relations manager and Kylee Pitts, media relations specialist, in conjunction with creative services by Priority Marketing. Board Appointments Todd Gates, Gail Kern Paster and Tennille Sevigny have joined the board of directors for Gulfshore Playhouse. Mr. Gates owns GATES, a construction management, general contracting and design-build firm with offices in Florida and Panama. Ms. Paster retired as director of the Folger Shakespeare Library on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Ms. Sevigny is the executive vice president and COO of Acadia Wealth Management. She graduated from Fordham University in New York City with a bachelors degree in theater and media studies. She attended the School of American Ballet and performed professionally until the age of 22. Retail Anne Fleming has joined Waterside Shops as general manager. Ms. Fleming most recently worked at Somerset Collection in Michigan, a property owned and managed by The Forbes Company, which also owns and operates Waterside Shops. She has more than 20 years of experience with retailers including Neiman Marcus, Tiffany & Co. and Bloomingdales. A graduate of UCLA, she has also held senior management positions at Este Lauder and La Prairie. Architecture & Design Adam Wickersham, interior architect and designer, has joined K2 Design Group as project manager. Mr. Wickersham earned a bachelors degree in interior architecture and design from the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design and for the past five years has specialized in commercial and health-care design at Hagney Architects in Rockford, Ill. ON THE MOVEBY MICHAEL WYNNSpecial to Florida Weekly Strategic regional effort can lead to a better business climate for allWYNN FLEMING Its Local. Its Entertaining. Its Mobile. Got Download?Its FREE! Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.comThe iPad AppSearch Florida Weekly in the iTunes App Store today.iPad is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Thats bad enough, but dig deeper and it gets far worse. It turns out that the overwhelming majority of professional fund managers focused on the minority of stocks that underperformed the market. It takes skill to be that bad. (Per S&P Capital IQ data, the average stock that rose more than 2.07 percent returned 20.4 percent, while the average stock below that threshold fell 16.6 percent.) This isnt rare, and it extends beyond fund managers to Wall Street analysts. According to Bloomberg, The 50 stocks in the S&P 500 with the lowest analyst ratings at the end of 2011 posted an average return of 23 percent (in 2012), outperforming the index by 7 percentage points. Meanwhile, fees make the situation worse. In one report, IBM concluded that global money managers overcharge investors by $300 billion a year for failing to deliver returns above a benchmark index. Vanguard cites data by the Financial Research Corp. showing that the single best predictor of a funds future performance is its expense ratio (essentially an annual fee). A common rebuttal is that, while money managers underperform an index, they are better at managing risk and lowering volatility. But studies have shown that the average mutual fund closely tracks the ups and downs of the overall market. Some professional managers can beat the market and earn their fees. The majority cant. If you dont have the time or inclination to manage your own money, youre likely to do best buying a passive, low-cost index fund. Plowed UnderIn 1968, during a lunch with three salesmen at an airport, we sat next to some Japanese men. They recommended investing in shares of Toyota. I bought 5,000 shares at a dollar apiece, and the stock soon began paying 5 percent dividends annually. In the early 1980s, my Toyota investment had grown to $38,000, and I sold it and invested in some friends farmland in Arkansas. Well, due to mismanagement, I lost all that money in Arkansas. Im not sure I really want to know, but I do wonder what I would have made leaving the money in Toyota. A.J.M., Normal, Ill.The Fool Responds: You would definitely have been better off sticking with Toyota. Its stock has averaged annual gains of about 7 percent over the past 20 years. A key lesson here is the danger of putting too many of your eggs in one basket. If you werent sure about the future performance of either Toyota or the farmland, you might have split the money between them or instead sought some investments in which you had greater confidence. Big Green From Big BlueShares of IBM (NYSE: IBM) rarely trade at bargain levels, but its a great company trading at a reasonable valuation these days with a 1.6 percent dividend yield, to boot. Its also one of the most valuable brands in the world. More than 100 years old, IBM is the original information-technology company, adept at adapting to changing times. It has morphed from a hardware company to one focused more on software and services, earning higher profit margins. Some see IBM primed to become a leader in cloudcomputing-based IT services now, and CEO Ginni Rometty is also moving the company into mobile computing technology. Its shareholders cant complain, as the companys stock has averaged returns of 9.5 percent annually over the past 30 years, and 16.5 percent over the past 20. It earns high marks for social and environmental responsibility, and provides energyand water-management software solutions to other companies. IBM isnt perfect, though, as its longterm debt does top $20 billion. Thats not ideal, but its generating more than $15 billion in free cash flow annually. The company has been buying back lots of shares, too, thereby boosting the value of remaining shares. (The Motley Fool owns shares of IBM.) Oops! Department: We recently said that Microsofts Windows 8 system is in the works. We should have said Windows Blue. I trace my roots back to 1886, when an Atlanta pharmacist mixed a caramel-colored liquid with carbonated water and people bought it for 5 cents a glass. I sold about nine drinks a day that year, and now people around the world quaff more than 1.8 billion servings of my beverages each day. My 500-plus brands include Fanta, Sprite, Minute Maid, vitaminwater, DASANI, Barqs, Dr Pepper, Evian, FUZE, Odwalla, Monster and Juan Valdez. More than 62 million people like me on Facebook. My stock has grown by 15 percent annually, on average, over the past 30 years. Who am I? (Answer: Coca-Cola) The I Bond ScoopQWhat are the pros and cons of I Bonds? 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Join government, business and civic leaders for the Regional Economic Development Symposium about winning economic development strategies for Southwest Florida from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday, May 9, in Alico Arena at FGCU. The program includes a presentation by a nationally recognized site consultant provided by Florida Power & Lights Economic Development Group. The symposium is hosted by FGCU and the Partnership for Colliers Future Economy and the Lee County Horizon Council, and FGCU. Sign up by calling Michelle Rodgers at 338-3161 or e-mailing email@example.com. The Womens Council of Realtors, Naples-on-the-Gulf, holds an orientation meeting for new members from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 9, at the Naples Depot Museum. All members are welcome. Business After Five for members of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16, at Bellasera, 221 Ninth St. S. Sign up at www.napleschamber. org/events. 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Stock sales set a record in first quarterStock Developments sales report for the first quarter of 2013 shows a monthby-month increase in both units sold and dollar volume. The company reports that 149 new home contracts totaling $90.01 million were signed for properties in the companys nine communities in Collier and Lee counties. CEO Brian Stock said the company set a record with 143 new home starts in the first quarter. This compares to 74 starts in the first three months of 2012 and 48 in 2011. The company has opened new models, launched new neighborhoods and expanded its inventory home program to meet the increased demand. In the first quarter, Stock opened furnished models in five communities, introduced a new neighborhood of homes in Olde Cypress, Lely Resort and Treviso Bay and expanded the inventory homes program so homebuyers can take advantage of the opportunity to move into a new home immediately. Six furnished models are open at Olde Cypress in the Lantana neighborhood, which is the final neighborhood that will be built in the North Naples country club community. Stock has opened new models at T reviso Bay as well, where each home purchased from Stock includes a membership in the 18-hole TPC golf course. Stock also has eight furnished models in Quail West. In Fiddlers Creek, Stock has 48 singlefamily home sites and three new models in the villages of Isla del Sol, Mahogany Bend and Majorca. At Lely Resort, a total of eight neighborhoods of flats, townhomes, coach homes, twin villas, single-family homes and estate homes are offered with prices beginning in the $200,000s. Stock is also a preferred builder at Mediterra and has home sites in the Buonasera, Cellini and Felicita neighborhoods of estate homes. A new furnished Regency II model is open. Prices are from the $800,000s. Elsewhere in North Naples, Stock has only one home remaining in Secoya Reserve and 11 in Black Bear Ridge. For more information, call 592-7344 or visit www.stockdevelopment.com. First-quarter sales strong at MediterraHome and home site sales at Mediterra topped $50 million for the first quarter of 2013, surpassing half of all 2012 sales in only three months, according to a press release from London Bay Homes, which manages new home sales and marketing at the 1,700-acre master-planned community in North Naples. The market rebound was confirmed in recently released sales figures from the Naples Area Board of Realtors, which reported double-digit increases in closed and pending sales in the areas $1 million-$2 million range from first-quarter 2012 to the first three months of 2013. In February alone, pending sales were up 23 percent in the $2 million-plus range. NABOR also noted the continuing decline in inventory and an increase in home prices, which we believe were a major influence for buyers this season, said Mark Wilson of London Bay Homes. Luxury homebuyers realized that the Naples market is past its bottom and decided now was the time to make their purchase. He added that buyers in Mediterra have indicated they chose the community because its amenities add value to their home and enjoyment to their lifestyle. In addition to two Tom Fazio-designed golf courses and a 10,000-square-foot beach club with swimming pool and causal dining, Mediterra has themed neighborhood parks; eight miles of walking and jogging trails; a fitness complex with tennis and bocce courts, swimming pool and spa services; and a 25,000-square-foot clubhouse with formal and casual dining options. Available home designs in Mediterra include single-family estate homes and maintenance-free villas priced from the $700,000s to more than $7 million. For more information, call (866) 954-8939 or visit www.ExperienceMediterra.com. Premier Commercial transactionsPremier Commercial, a division of The Lutgert C ompanies, reports the following transactions from the last quarter of 2012 and first quarter of 2013: Branch Banking & Trust Company sold Section 10 at Joel Boulevard and State Road 80, Lehigh Acres, to Harmony Estates LLC for $1.6 million. Andrew DeSalvo and Matt Stepan represented the seller. Branch Banking & Trust Company sold 5.62 acres of commercial land at 800 West Hickpooche Ave. in LaBelle to Falcon Fyrie Farms LC for $200,000. Andrew DeSalvo and Matt Stepan negotiated the sale. ACM Liberty Comm RE LLC sold 20.06 acres of commercial land at 12585 E. Terry St. in Bonita Springs to OBPFLBonita East 20 LLC for $300,000. Andrew DeSalvo and Matt Stepan negotiated the sale. Capital Bank NA sold a 1,710-squarefoot flex condo at 2176 J&C Blvd. in Naples to JJBR Dixon Inc. for $100,000. Andrew DeSalvo and Matt Stepan represented the seller. Branch Banking & Trust Company sold 77 acres of commercial land at 202 Tamiami Trail in Port Charlotte to WBF Florida Properties III LLC for $3.1 million. Andrew DeSalvo and Matt Stepan negotiated the sale. Branch Banking & Trust Company sold 21,578 square feet of office condominiums at 1342 Colonial Blvd. in Fort Myers to Key West Enterprises LLC for $800,000. Andrew DeSalvo and Matt Stepan represented the seller; Nils Richter of Market America Realty represented the buyer. Roorda Estero Park Commons LLC and Graeme R. Hunter Trust leased 3,920 square feet of office space at 9200 Estero Park Commons Blvd., Suite 6, 7 and 8, in Estero to TerraSmart. Andrew DeSalvo and Matt Stepan negotiated the lease. The Shoppes at Vanderbilt leased 900 square feet of ret ail space at 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Suite 812, in Naples to Marco Island Cable Inc. Andrew DeSalvo and Matt Stepan represented the tenant. 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www.PrudentialFloridaRealty.com 239-390-4000For all your real estate needs, please visit our website open 24 hours a day seven days a week. MARCO ISLAND | NAPLES | 5TH AVENUE | NAPLES PARK SHORE | NAPLES RITZ CARLTON | BONITA SPRINGS | FT. MYERS | CAPE CORAL PALERMO AT THE COLONY GOLF & BAY CLUB $1,059,0004875 Pelican Colony Blvd. #1602. 3BR/3BA. Outstanding views await you in this Beautiful Move-in-Ready Furnished Residence. Huge Picture Windows and Floor-to Ceiling Glass Sliders bring the outdoors in. Open Floor Plan and Private Elevator Foyer. This exceptional home is the Best in Florida Living. MLS 213010708JEANNE SCHAUER 239-849-7025 BAREFOOT BEACH CLUB $899,000260 Barefoot Beach Blvd #304. Right on gorgeous Barefoot Beach, TOP 10 IN THE NATION! 2bed/2bath 3rd oor unit exquisitely appointed. Long list of upgrades, must see to appreciate it. Electric hurricane shutters. Panoramic breathtaking views of Gulf of Mexico from the enclosed terrace. MLS 213002363DON DROKE 239-770-3002 TREVISO AT THE COLONY GOLF & BAY CLUB $789,00023750 Via Trevi Way #302. 2BR+DEN/3BA. Relax in your Beautiful, Pristine, Furnished Condo with views of Waterfalls, Estero Bay and the Golf Course. This Movein-Ready home is very spacious and in Brand New Condition. East/West Exposure. Oversized Windows, Large Screened in Terrace and Open Balcony. Must be seen to be appreciated. MLS 210024267JEANNE SCHAUER 239-849-7025 PINEHURST AT PELICAN SOUND $675,00020859 Pinehurst Greens Dr. 3BR+Den/3BA/2.5 car garage. One of the most popular oor plans. Richly appointed. Wood ooring. Paver lanai with solar heated pool & spa. Plantation shutters throughout. Bundled Golf, Tennis, Boating w/Gulf Access! MLS 213008156CHRISTINE MANTILIA 239-896-4505 HIDDEN LAKE AT WOODS EDGE $374,00028478 Hidden Lake Dr. 3BR+Den/2.5BA/2-Car garage. Outstanding property! Gorgeous views of fresh water lake! Very spacious. Large lanai. Gated community. Ten minutes away from all the Gulf beaches, restaurants and shopping. MLS 213001285BOB SCHMIDT 239-273-5302 PINK SHELL $349,900200 Estero Blvd #205 1BR/1BA unit in Condo/Hotel Resort format. Enjoy 4 weeks a year of pure luxury in your own unit. Top rated hotel w/on site restaurant, state of the art tness cter, spa, dine by the pool side. Private lanai looks out over pool & exotic waterfall w/ beautiful view of the Gulf. Valet parking. Pristine white sandy beaches. Kayaking, boating, biking, shing. Rentals available onsite. MLS 212011819ANNE SIMEONE 239-896-0363 CARLTON LAKES $340,0006129 Highwood Park Ln. Quiet enclave of Single Family Homes in Carlton Lakes in Naples. Well maintained 3BR+Den/2BA with heated pool. Enjoy sunset views. Desirable location. MLS 213006082JOAN GUSTAVEL 239-405-3144 CEDAR CREEK $319,0009480 Cedar Creek Dr. Pool home with incredible long lake view, electric hurricane shutters on all windows and door openings, southern exposure, great neighborhood, low HOA fees. Gated community in Bonita Springs with great amenities. MLS 212009135TERRY KORF 239-273-6164 NAVONA AT THE COLONY GOLF & BAY CLUB $670,00023540 Via Veneto Blvd #1205. Breathtaking Gulf & sunset views from this 12th oor end unit featuring 3BR/3.5BA, brand new paint and carpet throughout, gorgeous kitchen. Spectacular panoramic views from the oor-to-ceiling windows throughout the great room. Offered furnished. Must have property address for gate entry. MLS 213006785DENA WILCOXEN 239-989-2436 HIGHLAND WOODS $484,90026350 Summer Greens Dr. 3BR+Den/2.5BA/2-Car garage. Beautiful SFH with gorgeous 6x3 pool on an extended lanai. Outdoor kitchen. Crown molding. Premium lot overlooking golf course and inspiring sunsets! Must see it. MLS 212023896IRENE BERGMANN 239-494-0879 HAWTHORNE $384,50026417 Doverstone St. 2br+den/2bath home on lake with southern exposure. Kitchen has granite, stainless steel appliances & upgraded cabinets. Large lanai and open oorplan are great for entertaining or just having a relaxing evening watching the sunset. MLS 213006587LOLA WELLMAN 239-253-0153 HAWTHORNE $575,00026475 Doverstone Street. 3BR+Den/2.5BA/2500 + Sq Ft. Great location and one of the best water views in Bonita. Close to beaches and shopping, this former model has it all without the high country club fees. Heated pool, spa & long lake views. Perfect for entertaining or enjoying the quiet serene atmosphere yourself. Offered turnkey. MLS 213004700LOLA WELLMAN 239-253-0153 PALMIRA GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB $369,00028633 San Lucas Ln #202 Sweeping Lake & golf views. 2564 Sq Ft -3BR + den, 3 full baths. Enjoy unparalled amenities. Championship golf available. Call today! MLS 212037516THE OGRADY TEAM 239-218-3844/239-218-3840 CEDAR CREEK $325,00025540 Inlet Way Ct. 3BR/2BA Gated community, natural, serene & picturesque setting, located in Bonita Springs, between Naples & Ft Myers. Home is on a lake, great room concept opening to large pool overlooking the lake. Amenities are large Pool, hot tub, community room, lighted tennis courts, Kayak launch to the Gulf, Bocce ball court and barbeque. MLS 213005309JOY OATLEY 239-287-3118 EDGEWATER AT PELICAN SOUND $279,50021381 Pelican Sound Dr #202. 3BR/2BA upgraded coach home in gol ng & tennis community. Furnished, beautifully decorated, wood ooring, new stainless steel appliances. Great amenities. Access to Estero River and Gulf. Excellent location. MLS 212037160CHRISTY DOYLE 239-370-2549 BERMUDA GREENS AT IMPERIAL GOLF COURSE $224,90013120 Castle Harbour Dr. #N11, Naples. Shows beautifully! 3BR/2BA ground oor condo with gorgeous custom kitchen, glass enclosed lanai, lots of natural light, and a magni cent wide view of the lake and fountain. Youll love the large bedrooms and fantastic location just steps away from the community pool and clubhouse. MLS 212037269DENA WILCOXEN 239-989-2436 EDGEWATER AT PELICAN SOUND $265,00021341 Pelican Sound Dr #103. 2BR + Den/2BA 1st oor, bright, end unit in gol ng, tennis & boating community with access to Gulf Of Mexico. Updated, brand new stainless steel appliances in kitchen. Relax on the east facing lanai & enjoy sunrises overlooking the Lakes Course fairway and green. Easy to show. MLS 212030188CHRISTINE MANTILIA 239-896-4505 GULF COAST CAMPING RESORT $42,90024020 Production Cir #119. 1BR/1BA manufactured home on owned lot in a 55+ adult community. Relaxing atmosphere with activities like shing lake, bingo, dances, swimming in the pool, games. Relax & enjoy the beautiful weather. 6 miles to Gulf of Mexico, 20 minutes to SW Intl Airport. Great location in Bonita Springs. MLS213011252. DON DROKE 239-770-3002 PELICAN SOUND $569,00020814 Gleneagles Links Dr. Beautiful SFH in bundled golf community with Gulf access. Furnished, 4BR/3BA, pool & spa, solar heating, new A/C & appliances. MLS 212036116CHRISTY DOYLE 239-370-2549 PALMIRA GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB $259,90028609 San Lucas Ln #101 Spectacular views of lake, cart bridge, fairway and green from this elegant 2BR+ den Coach home. Crown molding, granite kitchen, tile on the diagonal. MLS 212027783THE OGRADY TEAM 239-218-3844/239-218-3840 JUST LISTED! PENDING
PINE RIDGE ESTATES $3.6 Million Web# 213001807 PARK SHORE PENTHOUSE GULF FRONT $1.75 Million Web# N212037425 PARK SHORE GULF FRONT $4.375 Million Web# N210042690 VERONA AT MEDITERRA $4.275 Million F. Web# N212031136 AQUALANE SHORES WATER FRONT $6.275 Million Web# N212035441 ESTUARY AT GREY OAKS $1.79 Million Web# N211520256 TADE BUA-BELL| BROKER ASSOCIATEEMILY K. BUA| ESTATE AGENT Naples Estate PropertiesPresenting Properties Exclusively In Excess Of One Million Dollars Our Global Network: Christies International Real Estate | Luxury Portfolio International | Mayfair International Realty Whos Who In Luxury Real Estate| FIABCIInternational Real Estate Federation | Leading Real Estate Companies Of The Worldnaplesestateproperties.email@example.comWE ARE THE HIGH-END IN NAPLES. Exclusively Representing Properties In Excess Of One Million Dollars ESTUARY AT GREY OAKS: 1392 GREAT EGRET TRAILWEB#: N213007370 $4.595 MILLION MEDITERRA: 29161 MARCELLO WAY WEB#: N213005996 $2.995 MILLION BAREFOOT BEACH: 101 DOMINICA LANE WEB#: N213000268 $2.8 MILLION QUAIL WEST: 4430 WAYSIDE DRIVE WEB#: N212034054 $2.495 MILLION F. OLDE NAPLES SEAPORT: 1001 10TH AVE S, #203 WEB#: N213002423 $1.19 MILLION WESTGATE: 2905 GULF SHORE BLVD N. #203WEB#: N212028363 $1.04 MILLION WE ARE THE HIGH-END IN NAPLES. Exclusively Representing Properties In Excess Of One Million Dollars
Like Rubies & Diamonds. They belong together. Renowned Moorings Park and resplendent Grey Oaks. A brilliant new approach to active, healthy retirement living. Moorings Park at Grey Oaks. Country club living and quality healthcare come together in the heart of Naples. So smart. So right. Like peaches and cream. Like Bogie and Bacall. Meant for each other. This inspired new community offers a holistic approach to living well. Contact us to learn more.2406 Grey Oaks Drive North, Naples, Florida 34105www.MooringsParkGO.org 239.919.1711Moorings Park is a nationally accredited, non-pro t, Medicare certi ed community and the only A+ S&P and Fitch rated continuing care retirement community in the country. All dimensions, speci cations and prices are subject to change without notice. All images are conceptual renderings and developer reserves the right to make modi cations without prior notice.
41 41 41Bonita Springs Bonita SpringsNaplesImmokalee RoadLivingston RoadBonita Beach Road3 Oaks PkwyCoconut RdOld U.S. 41Old U.S. 41Pine Ridge Road Golden Gate Pkwy. 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 Open Houses are Sunday 1-4, unless otherwise markedwww.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB26 REAL ESTATE MAY 2-MAY 8, 2013 >$100,0001 IMPERIAL GOLF ESTATESWESTGATE 1100 Sara Jean Cir. #A-106 $157,000 Engel & Voelkers Olde Naples George Safrany 239.908.78262 SHADOWOOD VILLAS 6108 Thresher Dr. $159,900 Engel & Voelkers Olde Naples Tom Walsh 239.250.9386>$200,0003 WORTHINGTON COUNTRY CLUB 13200 Sherburne Circle #704 $214,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Ryan Batey 239.287.91594 COCONUT SHORES 3301 S. Coconut Island Dr. #101 $228,500 Prudential Florida Realty Dena Wilcoxen 239.989.2436>$300,0005 PELICAN BAY GLENCOVE 5811 Glencove Drive #1004 $349,500 PSIR Jeannie McGearty 239.248.4333 6 FOREST GLEN 3748 Jungle Plum Drive East $379,000 PSIR Jesse Moreno 239.405.00657 MERCATO THE STRADA 9123 Strada Place From $390,000 PSIR Call 239.594.9400 Open Monday-Saturday 10am-8pm & Sunday 12-8pm>$400,0008 OLD NAPLES 1065 Gulf Shore Blvd. North #209 $425,000 PSIR Sue Black 239.250.56119 NAVONA AT THE COLONY GOLF & BAY CLUB 23540 Via Veneto Blvd $435,000 Prudential Florida Realty Dena Wilcoxen 239.989.243610 TIBURON BOLERO 2658 Bolero Drive #901 $440,000 PSIR Dayle Cartwright 239.595.7853 11 MARINA BAY CLUB 13105 Vanderbilt Drive #1002 $469,000 PSIR Suzanne Ring 239.821.7550 12 CASSIA AT VASARI COUNTRY CLUB 28480 Altessa Way #202 $479,900 Prudential Florida Realty Dena Wilcoxen 239.989.243613 BONITA BAY VISTAS 4751 Bonita Bay Blvd. #605 $495,000 PSIR Bet Dewey 239.564.5673 >$500,00014 BONITA BAY MONTARA 3352 Montara Drive $539,000 PSIR Cathy Lieberman/Cindy Reiff 239.777.2441 15 EDEN ON THE BAY 377 Mallory Ct. $585,000 Engel & Voelkers Olde Naples Jan Lindberg 239.777.8998>$600,00016 PELICAN LANDING THE COLONY NAVONA 23540 Via Veneto Blvd. #1005 $675,000 PSIR Mark Leone 239.784.568617 THE MOORINGS LUCERNE 3100 Gulf Shore Blvd. North #604 $689,000 PSIR Larry Roorda 239.860.2534>$700,00018 OLD NAPLES ST. CHARLES 540 10th Avenue South #201N $729,000 PSIR Marty/Debbi McDermott 239.564.423119 LELY RESORT MAJORS 9101 Shenendoah Circle $768,000 PSIR Heidi Deen 239.370.5388 20 OLD NAPLES RIDGE LAKE 603 Broad Court South $799,000 PSIR Beth McNichols 239.821.3340 21 THE DUNES GRANDE PRESERVE 280 Grande Way From $799,000 PSIR Call 239.594.1700 Open Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm & Sunday 12-5pm>$800,00022 FLORENCIA AT THE COLONY 23850 Via Italia Cir. #1702 $859,000 Engel & Voelkers Olde Naples Tom Ostrander 860.304.1037>$900,00023 PARK SHORE LA MER 4051 Gulf Shore Blvd. North #901 $999,000 PSIR Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 >$1,000,00024 COLLIERS RESERVE 1023 Barcarmil Way $1,250,000 Engel & Voelkers Olde Naples Elton Alikaj 239.821.724225 OLD NAPLES VILLAS DEL MAR 425 2nd Avenue South $1,295,000 PSIR Paul Graffy 239.273.0403 26 MEDITERRA 29071 Amarone Ct. $1,299,900 Engel & Voelkers Olde Naples Tom Ostrander 860.304.103727 BONITA BAY TAVIRA 26951 Country Club Drive From $1,404,000 PSIR Call 239.495.1105 Open MondaySaturday 10am-5pm & Sunday 12-5pm28 QUAIL WEST 6357 Highcroft Drive $1,490,000 Naples Estate Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.465.464529 BONITA BAY AZURE 4851 Bonita Bay Blvd. #1102 $1,675,000 PSIR Ginger Lickley/Carol Johnson 239.860.4661 30 THE MOORINGS 619 Bowline Drive $1,795,000 PSIR Susan Barton 239.860.1412 31 BONITA BAY CREEKSIDE 26911 Red Oak Court $1,799,000 PSIR Ray Felitto 239.910.5340>$2,000,00032 THE MOORINGS 475 Putter Point Drive $2,000,000 PSIR Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 33 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1220 Gordon River Trail From $2,049,000 PSIR Call 239.261.3148 Open Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm & Sunday 12-5pm34 MEDITERRA 16045 Trebbio Way $2,498,888 PSIR Tom Gasbarro 239.404.4883 35 QUAIL WEST 4430 Wayside Drive $2,495,000 Naples Estate Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.465.464536 BAREFOOT BEACH 101 Dominica Lane $2,800,000 Naples Estate Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.465.464537 MEDITERRA 15179 Brolio Way $2,849,000 Naples Estate Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.465.464538 AQUALANE SHORES 533 15th Avenue South $2,995,000 PSIR Vincent Bandelier 239.450.5976 39 MEDITERRA 29161 Marcello Way $2,995,000 Naples Estate Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.465.464540 MARCO ISLAND 495 Thorpe Court $2,999,000 PSIR ML Meade 239.293.4851 >$3,000,00041 PARK SHORE 360 Devils Bight $3,450,000 PSIR Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 42 OLD NAPLES 875 Gulf Shore Blvd. South $3,995,000 PSIR Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 43 BAREFOOT BEACH 204 San Mateo Drive $3,995,000 Naples Estate Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.465.4645>$9,000,00044 PORT ROYAL 3130 Gin Lane $9,950,000 PSIR Phil Collins 239.404.6800 Florida Weeklys Open Houses 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 21 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44
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INSIDE A GUIDE TO THE LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE WEEK OF MAY 2-8, 2013NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYARTS & ENTERTAINMENTCSECTIONBROUGHT TO YOU BY:The 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 Broad Avenue 434-2424 Vanderbilt 594-9494 The Promenade 948-4000 Fifth Avenue 434-8770 Marco Island 642-2222 Rentals 262-4242 Well worth the tripIncas Kitchen in Golden Gate is better than ever. C27 More pain than gainBodybuilders story just doesnt shape up on the silver screen. C12 Looking for loveSometimes birders spot more than the avian species that are the object of their attention. C2 Celtic Woman doesnt have a new CD or DVD to tour behind this year. So what will the Irish-rooted vocal group have to offer? Essentially, nothing but its best. Its a beautiful show, Celtic Woman singer Lisa Lambe said in a recent phone interview. And its a show thats a celebration AFTER 25 YEARS OF BEING AFFECTIONately known as the Phil, Napless Philharmonic Center for the Arts has rechristened itself as ArtisNaples. In explaining the name change, CEO Kathleen van Bergen said people didnt know the variety of programming the venue offers a variety that includes nonclassical music, educational classes and a museum and thought the original name only applied to the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra. A name that has philharmonic in it obviously only highlights onegenre, she said, adding the NPO will retain its original name. The Patty & Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art, which is adjacent to the center on the same campus, is shortening its name to the Baker Museum as part of the rebranding. Artis is an old word. It has a classic, elegant feel to it, Ms. van Bergen said. It means a collection of the arts. So the new name means a collection of the arts in Naples. This is a way for us to celebrate all of our offerings and signal that we are one institution. The announcement was made the evening of April 19 in the venues Hayes Hall to an invitation-only crowd of approximately 900 people. Myra Janco Daniels, the Phils founder and original CEO and chairman, wasnt present, nor was Celtic Woman play two concerts May 5BY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ oridaweekly.com FLOIRDA WEEKLY PHOTO ILLUSTRATIONSEE ARTISNAPLES, C4 SEE CELTIC, C11 BY ALAN SCULLEYFlorida Weekly Correspondent The Phil creates controversy as it becomes ArtisNaplesWhats in a name (change) ?VAN BERGEN Artis is an old word. It has a classic, elegant feel to it. It means a collection of the arts. This is a way for us to celebrate all of our offerings and signal that we are one institution. CEO Kathleen van Bergen COURTESY PHOTO
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Volunteers from the group lead tours through some of the best birding habitats in the area, and most of the people who join in are, not-surprisingly, die-hard birders. So what was I doing there? I was the only one without a pair of binoculars, the only one without waterproof footwear, the only one without a hat. I was an obvious interloper. But Im fascinated by the ecosystems of Southwest Florida, the muck and sand and tides that make this area so special. I love mangroves and beach daisies and gopher tortoises, sea hares and coco plums, gumbo limbos and fiddler crabs. I wanted to learn about herons, plovers and terns. Thats part of the truth anyway. The whole truth is that I also love meeting people, and I like to practice what I preach. One piece of advice I always give about finding romance is that people need to put themselves out there. Join a club, I say. Attend a class. Go on a nature walk. When we try new experiences, we meet people who might not otherwise have crossed our paths. Birders, as it turns out, are a surprisingly friendly bunch. I chatted with other folks as I waited for my turn at the high-powered scopes, and it wasnt long before someone offered me a peek through her binoculars. As the group stood on a spit of sand watching an osprey bathe in the seawater, I glanced around and thought, Here is a good-looking crowd. Older mostly, but fit. Curious. Intelligent. The kind of men Id like to introduce to my mother. The man closest to my age was the tour leader, a teacher at a local high school who moonlights as a bird observer and activist. He spoke with the sort of authority that women find attractive, and I couldnt help but admire his passion. A little over an hour into the walk, the birders were still going strong, but my parking ticket was about to expire and Id had my fill of avian information. Before I trekked back across the beach, I quietly thanked the leader for his time and the interesting presentation. But before I could leave the group, the woman who had offered to let me borrow her binoculars laid a conspiratorial hand on my arm. I know why youre here, she said. I raised an eyebrow. Really? She laughed under her breath. To hit on the instructor. I laughed too and shook my head. But as I walked away I had to admit it wasnt a terrible idea. Artis Henderson has joined the Twitterverse. Follow her @ArtisHender son. f h m w artisHENDERSONsandydays@floridaweekly.com I was the only one without a pair of binoculars, the only one without waterproof footwear, the only one without a hat. I was an obvious interloper. ght not otherwise have crossed h s. r s, as it turns out, are a su rp ri sr iendly bunch. 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Neapolitans are calling the new name stupid, dumb, wasted money, dopey and unnecessary. A couple of people have said, If it aint broke, dont fix it, and one wrote, When a name needs to be explained, why add confusion to the mix to a beloved institution? And another wrote: It didnt need to be rebranded. If you want to change programs, change them and see what happens. Youll find out soon enough if the changes are right. Some have compared the new name to New Coke (a Coca-Cola product the public rejected), and others have likened it to Chicagos Sears Tower, which changed its name to the Willis Tower in 2009 but is still commonly called the Sears Tower. Many people have vowed to continue calling the Naples center the Phil.League loathingEven members of the Naples Philharmonic League, who support the venue and have raised money for the orchestra, are upset about the name change. Im very disappointed in Kathleen, said Peggy Coppola, the Leagues immediate past president. I expected her to modernize the institution, I was looking forward to it. But I think this (name change) is something that is totally uncalled for. Though the exact amount spent for the rebranding is unknown, Ms. Coppola thinks any amount would have been better spent elsewhere. All the money could be turned back into the institution itself, to redecorate the hall or improve programs, she said. It must cost hundreds of thousands of dollars just for the legal fees. Im very disappointed that the board of directors must have backed her on this. Almost all of them are business people, but this is not a good business call. In my opinion, the rebranding is trying to eliminate the founder of the original organization. I hope they change their mind. Its a big mistake, a public relations nightmare. Whether or not theyll admit it, I dont know. Jack Nicholson, (Im the other Jack Nicholson, he quipped) a League member along with his wife, has attended countless performances and programs at the Phil over the years; this year they had season tickets to the NPOs pops and classics series and went to 0 or 25 concerts at the venue. We try to be ardent supporters, he said. We highly respect the orchestra. We want to see them continue to flourish. But he hates the new name. I, for one, will seldom or ever refer to it as ArtisNaples, he said. I dont know what Artis means, though (Ms. van Bergen) explains it. One could put together several letters of the alphabet and come up with something that you explain is a coming together of all of the elements of the arts. Mr. Nicholson pointed out that IBM, which was founded with the name International Business Machines, kept the name IBM even though the company grew to include software, communications, installation, maintenance and contractual services. Yet, though all of this, they couldve wondered whether they should change the name IBM, but they never did. I suspect the reason they didnt was because it is a globally known, highly respected name, a brand they spent years and years and years protecting, developing and enhancing. Its the same with the Phil, Mr. Nicholson said. He and his wife lived in Spain for five years and traveled extensively. One of the things that impressed me so much about the Philharmonic Center for the Artswas when I mentioned it to people in Spain, Denmark, Belgium or France, some person or persons would say, Ive been there and they would always rave about the Phil. Thats what they called it, the Phil. And thats what he and his friends will continue to call it. Im not going to call my friends and say, Will you meet me at ArtisNaples? No question about it, my friends and I dont understand the name and are not going to bother adopting it. Were just going to call it the Phil. Myra and the (group) she put together spent 30-some years branding that name and making it truly world famous. To throw it under the bus is not very smart. I dont care who (they hired), who looked at it. JoAnn Ward of Naples, a League member since 2000, agrees. Ive done my share of branding and marketing identity in my career, she said. I believe any professional that I know would just hang on tight to a name like the one thats already established for the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. Myra gathered amazing support to give Naples the gift of a lifetime. She was the national advertising woman of the year before she came to Naples and when this baby was born, it was named very skillfully and carefully positioned in this marketplace. The Phil is synonymous with culture in Naples, Ms. Ward believes, and is held in high regard not only in Southwest Florida, but throughout the country. You can change your wardrobe and your hairstyle, but I would think very long and hard before changing my name, she said. I think its incredulous that ArtisNaples is one letter off from ArtsNaples, which is an existing major art group here in Naples. In fact, ArtsNaples World Festival has one of its festivals this May at ArtisNaples. What kind of confusing name recognition is that? I just urge the board to revisit the subject as soon as possible.Embracing changeWe know that change is difficult, Ms. van Bergen said. We knew people wouldnt embrace it immediately. It was not an easy decision for any of us, but we were looking for ways for us to embrace the entire public, the entire community. We needed a name the embraces fully what we offer. Scott Saxon, general manager of the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall in Fort Myers, said he didnt feel qualified to comment on the name change. I dont know all the specifics, he said. Im sure they put a lot of effort into it. Thats not something you take lightly. ArtisNaples/the Phil board member and former Naples Daily News publisher Corbin Wyant refused comment, saying, It wouldnt be appropriate for any of the board members to comment, in my opinion. The board did vote to approve the name change, though its not known if the vote was unanimous. David Wang, a former board member, is very positive about the new name. Im obviously supportive of a name change to more accurately reflect what the Phil is all about, he said. I like the name. I think the name is apropos. Time will tell whether the name change, which has been met with everything from confusion to outright hostility among those in the community, will affect fundraising and/or attendance. Ms. van Bergen said the decision process began last spring. We started talking about our 25th anniversary season, and looked at our branding and our logo. Over the course of this year, we played with a transitory look (We wanted) something fresh and relevant and a little bit modern that would still reflect our history. After a search for an outside marketing firm and receiving a dozen proposals, the Phil hired Berliner Benson, a self-described creative brand communications company from Brooklyn, N.Y. (Some of its more notable clients include: Aol, CocaCola, JetBlue, MTV, MasterCard, Microsoft, Nike and Wrangler.) The consultants held focus groups with approximately 100 people, conducted 75 man-on-the-street interviews and did 3,500 electronic audience surveys, Just to get a sense of how we are, what people think of us and what people are looking for from us, Ms. van Bergen said. She declined to say how much the venue paid for these services. Were not disclosing the amount of the investment, but were very happy with the partnership with them, she said. Weve completed our work together, and we have them as new friends in our circle. They considered more than 800 names, she said, but would share only two. The venue considered officially changing its name to The Phil. Another name tossed out, which we love and hopefully well do something with, is Lime, Ms. van Bergen said. Its something fun wacky and silly. You could put a lot of resources toward redesigning it, or take an evocative name like Lime, which means nothing in the arts world, and infuse it with characteristics. What we ended up doing was rallying behind this name that just felt perfect. ARTISNAPLESFrom page 1 No StreisandDont get your hopes up. Although an online video promotion for the new name ArtisNaples says ArtisStreisand at one point, the Grammy Award-winning singer is not performing at the venue formerly known as the Phil. The use of the singers name was just meant to suggest the type of artists who would perform at Artis-Naples, says CEO Kathleen van Bergen. Ms. Streisand, however, typically performs at venues that hold 10,000 people, not 1,500. www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MAY 2-8, 2013
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MAY 2-8, 2013 C5 C elebrate the special women in your life with something truly special: gourmet chocolate delicately handcrafted by owner and chef Philip Fincher. Beautifully wrapped and ready to go, stop in today to hand-select a avorful collection of mouthwatering chocolate trufes sure to inspire a smile and a hug.Purchase any 8pc, 16pc, or 36pc tiered gift box for 15% off. 1084 Business Lane | Naples, FL 34110239.325.8300 n n n n n g g g g g g t t t r r r u u u u l l l y y y Its more than Chocolate its the perfect Mothers Day thank you. www.royalpalmchocolates.com www.agavenaples.com 239-598-FIRE (3473)Corner of Airport & Vanderbilt 2012 Join us under the tent for an epic party as we celebrate Cinco de Mayo with festive food and drink, dancing with David James (Fri) and The Hype (Sat) bands, tequila tasting, dunk tank and much more. No Cover Charge Cinco @ Agave Fri., May 3 & Sat. May 4 5-10 p.m.Sunday & Monday 11:30 am-10 pm Tuesday-Saturday 11:30 ammidnight @HotSpotNaples Agave Southwest GrillDiscover life In the Heights at Naples HighThe Naples High School Golden Eagle Performing Arts Society presents the Broadway musical In the Heights Wednesday-Friday, May 8-10, at the school. Show time is 7 p.m. In the Heights transports viewers to the streets of Manhattans Washington Heights neighborhood, where the theme of hope and hardship among three generations is set to some of the best tunes coming out of Broadway in recent years. Its a place where neighborhood solidarity, strong family bonds and the challenges of going off to college come together in one universal message: that where you are right now is right where you belong. Tickets are $7 for adults/high school students and $5 for younger students. For more information, call the school at 377-2200. Crayton Cove serves up Palette to PalateCrayton Coves restaurant and gallery hop takes place Tuesday evening, May 7, as part of downtown Naples CityFest celebration. Palette to Palate shows off the charms of the cove as an artist colony and dining destination. Guests will enjoy a complimentary glass of wine at a welcome reception from 5-6 p.m. at the Dock restaurant; those who decide to dine at the Dock will enjoy a 20 percent discount. The French-Mediterranean Bleu Provence restaurant will offer a wine tasting with complimentary hors doeuvres from 4-7 p.m. Chez Boet French Home Cooking will have happy hour from 5-8 p.m., with $5 small plates and 2-for-1 drinks, and will give a 10 percent discount to dinner patrons who mention Palette to Palate. Participating galleries are: Arsenault Gallery, Art Gallery Old Naples 2, The Beached Boat, Earth & Fire, GuessFisher Gallery, Nora Butler Designs, Phil Fisher Studio/Gallery and Random Acts of Art. Highlights include: Random Acts of Art will debut the work of Florida folk artist Jim Hertz, who creates whimsical cottage wall hangings from brightly painted recycled materials. At Guess-Fisher Gallery, Natalie Guess will demonstrate the batik art form, painting hot was on cotton or silk and immersing the fabric in dye colors one at a time. The Arsenault Gallery will unveil a new painting of Crayton Cove by Paul Arsenault and debut the new Crayton Cove Cooler, a non-alcoholic beverage created especially for Palette to Palate. At Nora Butler Gallery & Gifts, visitors can view the artists newest works, Taste of Collier and Legend of the Sand Dollar.
CATERING FOR ALL EVENTS Professional Chefs Exhibition Cooking Business and Residential CATERING Basic Omelette Party for 1st time Business Clients WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO Theater 110 In the Shade Tonight through May 11 by TheatreZone at the G&L Theatre at Community School of Npales. (888) 966-3352 or www.theatrezone-florida.com. What Every Woman Knows By ETC Readers Theatre of The Naples Players May 5 at the Sugden Community Theatre. See story on page C7. The Mousetrap By The Naples Players through May 11 at the Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 or www. naplesplayers.org. Mama Wont Fly By the Island Theater Company through May 4 at the Marco Island Historical Museum. 3940080 or www.theateronmarco.com. The Fantasticks Through May 5 in the ArtStage Studio Theatre at Florida Repertory Theatre, Fort Myers. 332-4488 or www.floridarep.org. The Fox on the Fairway Through May 4 at the Broadway Palm Theatre, Fort Myers. 278-4422 or www. broadwaypalm.com. Menopause The Musical Through May 18 at the Broadway Palm Theatre, Fort Myers. 278-4422 or www. broadwaypalm.com. Thursday, May 2 Book Notes Headquarters Regional Library hosts a discussion of The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo by F.G. Haghenbeck at 2 p.m. Registration required. 2385 Orange Blossom Drive. 593-0177 or www.colliergov.net/library. Village Nights The Village on Venetian Bay presents the NRG Trio and Christine Bradford from 5-8 p.m. and a performance by students of The Village School of Naples from 6-7 p.m. 261-6100 or www.venetianvillage.com. Photo Show Journeyman Photography Gallery hosts an opening reception for Our Wild Gulf Coast Southwest Florida from 6-8 p.m. $10. Reservations required. 2220 J&C Blvd. 260-5771 or www.journeymangallery. com. Thursday on Third The Blue Tones, Felix Jiles and Wendy Renee perform from 6:30-9:30 p.m. along Third Street South. Free. www.thirdstreetsouth.com. Redneck Laughs Bill Engvall and Larry the Cable Guy bring their country humor to Germain Arena at 7:30 p.m. $35-$175. (800) 745-3000. Last Comic Standing Rachel Feinstein takes the stage at Off The Hook Comedy Club on Marco Island tonight through May 5. $20. 389-6900 or www.offthehookcomdey.com.NPO Concert The Naples Philharmonic Orchestra performs tonight through May 4 at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 597-1900 or www.thephil.org.Funny Guy HypnoClyde takes the stage at Wise Guys Supper & Comedy Club. $20. 2059 Tamiami Trail E. 2346890 or www.wiseguyssupperclub.com. Friday, May 3 Craft Beer Tours Tour Naples Beach Brewery from 4-8 p.m. today and 3-7 p.m. May 4. $15 gets the guided tour and samples of six beers. 4110 Enterprise Ave. 304-8795. www.naplesbeachbrewery.com.Rock Out Konnie & Kirk perform from 6-9 p.m. by the pool at Jacks River Bar. 475 North Road. 213-1441 or www. floridamarinaclubs.com.Cinco Celebration Agave Southwestern Grill and Tequila Bar hosts a Cinco de Mayo celebration with music and dancing, a tequila tasting and a dunk tank from 5-10 p.m. today and May 4. No cover charge. 598-3473 or www.agavenaples.com.Hot Summer Nights Middle and high school students can make a splash from 6-9 p.m. at Sun-N-Fun Lagoon. Free. See story on page A12.Cinco de Meow Shulas Steakhouse hosts an evening to benefit Humane Society Naples from 6-8 p.m. $10. 643-1880 or www.humanesocietynaples.com.Wine Tasting Sample wines and enjoy live music from 6-8 p.m. at Whole Foods Market in Mercato. $10 per person, with proceeds benefitting Shoes that Fit. Saturday, May 4 SUP Races Noodles Italian Caf presents the fourth annual stand-up paddleboard races benefiting Special Olympics of Collier County beginning at 8 a.m. at Bayfront Marina. 370-6577. Cmon Down Bank of America card holders gain free general admission to the Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples today and May 5. 514-0084 or www.cmon.org. Take Flight Its International Migratory Bird Day, and because it falls on the first Saturday of the month, admission to The Naples Zoo is free for all Collier County residents. IMBD presentations from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. will be made by staff from Everglades National Park, Rookery Bay, Big Cypress National Preserve and more. www.napleszoo.org. Savor the Flavor Community School of Naples hosts Savor the Flavor beginning at 5:30 p.m., with 17 local restaurants serving their signature dishes and drinks, a silent auction, dancing and more. $100 per person, with proceeds benefitting CSNs fine and performing arts programs. www.communityschoolnaples.org. Two to Tango Alicia Repun leads a tango class from 7-8 p.m. followed by milongo for all levels until 11 p.m. $15. 1673 Pine Ridge Road. 738-4184 or www. pablorepuntango.com. Sunday, May 5 Dogs in the Garden Naples Botanical Garden opens its doors to its four legged friends and their owners from 9-11 a.m. $12.95/Person; $7.95/Dog. 643-7275 or www.naplesgarden.org. Rock Out Patrick Monkey Mitchell performs from 2-6 p.m. by the pool at Jacks River Bar. 475 North Road. 213-1441 or www.floridamarinaclubs.com. Recital Series Former Naples Philharmonic Orchestra principal violist John Posadas and concert pianist Alexandra Carlson perform as part of the Heath Recital Series of at 3 p.m. at The Violin Shop of Naples. $20. 16355 Vanderbilt Drive, Bonita Springs. 9472925. Monday, May 6 Monday Jam Michael Blasucci and Frankie Colt perform at 5 p.m. at Freds Food, Fun and Spirits. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928 or www.fredsnaples.com. Danza Azetca The Danza Azetca Guadalupe troupe performs Aztecinspired dancing at 6 p.m. at South Regional Library. Registration required. 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway. 252-7542 or www.colliergov.net/library. Tuesday, May 7 Student Art Osceola Elementary School art students host the Circus! art festival from 6-7 p.m. with student art, a sculpture garden, juggling, music making, balloons and more family fun. 377-7800. War History Local historian Matt Johnson presents a lecture about the Buckingham Airfield at 7 p.m. at the Marco Island Historical Museum. $3 for members of the Marco Island Historical Society, $5 for others. 180 S. Heathwood Drive, Marco Island. 389-6447 or www.themihs.org.Classical Concert Members of the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra perform works by Prokofiev and Martinu at 8 p.m. in the Daniels Pavilion at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts. 5971900 or www.thephil.org. Wednesday, May 8 Free Film A screening of Missing (USA, 1982) begins at 2 p.m. today and at 5 p.m. May 14 at Headquarters Regional Library. Free. Registration required. 2385 Orange Blossom Drive. 593-0177 or www.colliergov.net/library. Coming up Photography Presentation Journeyman Photography Gallery hosts an opening reception for CUBA Street Level Photographs from 6-8 p.m. May 9. $10. Reservations required. 2220 J&C Blvd. 260-5771 or www.journeymangallery.org. Fun on Fifth Fifth Avenue South hosts Wine Tours on Fifth from 6-8 p.m. May 9. $25 per person, $45 per copule. Enjoy live music along the avenue from 6-10 p.m. www.fithavenuesouth.com. Latin Dance South Regional Library hosts an evening of Latin American dance performed by instructors from the Fred Astaire Studio at 6:30 p.m. May 9. Free. Registration required. 8065 Lely Cultural Pkwy. 252-7542 or www. colliergov.net/library. A World of Art The 2013 ArtsNaples World Festival takes place May 10-14 featuring an array of performances, exhibits and films celebrating the cultural arts of the Latin Americas. 3902788 or www.ArtsNaples.org. Summer Cooking Sea Salt restaurant hosts a Springtime Soups & Salads cooking class beginning at 11:30 a.m. May 11. $65 for the class and lunch (including two glasses of wine). Reservations required. 434-7258. Submit calendar listings and highresolution photos to email@example.com. E-mail text, jpegs or Word documents are accepted. No pdfs or photos of fliers. The deadline for calendar submissions is noon Sunday. An exhibition of Latin American art including JAMAs Woman in the Kitchen, above hangs at The von Liebig Art Center through June 1. The show is in collaboration with ArtsNaples World Festival, a citywide celebration of the cultural arts of Latin America and a tribute to the 500th anniversary of Ponce de Leon landing in Florida. Admission to The von Liebig is free. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. 585 Park St. 262-6517. For a complete schedule of ArtsNaples World Festival events, visit www.artsnaplesworldfestival.org. www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MAY 2-8, 2013
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ARTS COMMENTARYThe Mousetrap at the Sugden: Murder most BritishWatching The Mousetrap by The Naples Players is like stepping through a TV screen into an old black-and-white British movie. The setting and the premise of this classic Agatha Christie whodunit are as familiar as a favorite bathrobe: A group of strangers is stranded in a country guesthouse with a murderer on the loose. A blizzard rages and the roads are blocked. The phone lines have been cut. Theres been a murder. Then another. The guests and their hosts are all suspects; the murderer could be any one of them. They each had opportunity. Like all humans, each one possesses quirks and harbors secrets, something theyre trying to hide from the others. If the premise seems familiar, its because Dame Christie invented it more than 65 years ago, and countless writers and directors have copied it since. Mollie (Erin Laughlin) and Giles Ralston (Neil Beightol), the hosts and owners of Monkswell Manor, seem like nice enough people on the outside. But soon we discover theyre lying about their whereabouts the previous day. Then there are the guests (who Mollie complains are either unpleasant or odd). First the men: Christopher Wren (Mat Striegel) is totally unhinged and with his disheveled hair and odd mutterings seems like the stereotypical mad killer. Mr. Paravicini (Michael Hennessey) just shows up, claiming his car broke down in a snowdrift. He has very little luggage and likes to sneak up on people. Hes suspicious because he wears makeup to appear older and has a thick accent (which might be fake). Major Metcalf (Sepp Ronay) seems absent-minded and vague. And then the women: Mrs. Boyle (Ann Hoover at her haughty best) complains non-stop and has a negative comment about everything and everyone. (And when she stuffs her pocketbook with the hosts cigarettes when no one is around, she reminded me of people Ive seen at Perkins or Outback, dumping sugar packets into their purses.) The well-tailored Miss Casewell (Julie Broadhurst) seems to be under suspicion just because shes gay. Detective Sgt. Trotter (Benjamin Jacob) shows up at the manor later in the action. I wish hed possessed more gravitas and authority, as an officer of the law, and that hed had a stronger British accent. In a murder case, everyone is under suspicion, he tells the group. When everyone starts suspecting and accusing each other, Mollie wonders, Perhaps you cant trust anybody. Perhaps everyone is a stranger. This is an odd assortment of people, and at times the action seems jumpy. Unfortunately, one couple seated in front of me and another right next to me decided to talk through the entire show, and nearby was a man who couldnt stop yawning loudly. Those distractions, combined with actors who were not wearing microphones, made it difficult at times to follow the action. The women are especially strong in this production. Ms. Hoover is superb, turning her nose up at everything and dismissing everyone as amateurs. Ms. Broadhurst is efficient and dashing, very self-assured, and Ms. Laughlin is the heart of the show, keenly displaying a wide range of emotions. Mr. Striegel is fun to watch as he careens around the stage, becoming more unkempt as time passes. But his actions are so over-the-top I wonder how the other guests put up with him. I couldnt tell if he was supposed to be a gay stereotype or if he was just childish and emotional. (As The Mousetrap was written in 1947, initially as a radio play, there are, unfortunately, stereotypes. Gay characters are suspects, just because theyre gay. And the Italian is suspect, purely by being a foreigner.) Those accustomed to the TV copsand-robbers shows of today might find this slow going. The Mousetrap is more about the character and how suspicion changes our relationships, rather than bloody murders, action scenes and CSI forensics. The set, by Jason Sherwood, is remarkable. Everything is black and white or shades of gray. Theres black-on-black flocked wallpaper, white molding, grey-and-black striped walls and a black marble fireplace. Everyone wears black and white and gray until Act II, when director Paul Graffy and costume designer Dot Auchmoody introduce some small touches of blood red in the outfits. It is a completely realized world, and one of the best sets The Naples Players have ever had. Mr. Graffys vision for this play comes alive on the stage. Unfortunately, as sometimes happens in community theater, not all the acting is of the same level. I found myself wishing that the production were more sinister and spine tingling. By mid-20th century mores, some of the actions and revelations in the play must have been quite shocking, but by 21st century standards they seem almost tame. Loving details are obvious everywhere in this production, from Mrs. Boyles shoes to the BBC radio announcements to the red glow of the burning wood in the fireplace. And clues are also scattered throughout, along with red herrings. Its definitely no hair-raising rollercoaster ride of a play, but its a ride worth taking. The Mousetrap by The Naples Players>> When: Through May 11>> Where: The Sugden Community Theatre, Naples>> Tickets: $35>> Info: 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org nancySTETSONnstetson@floridaweekly.com VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLYLeft to right: Julie Broadhurst as Miss Casewell, Ann Hoover as Mrs. Boyle, Neal Beightol as Giles, Matt Striegel as Christopher Wren (seated), Michael Hennessey as Paravicini (standing), Benjamin Jacob as Trotter and Sepp Ronay as Major Metcalfe. www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC8 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MAY 2-8, 2013
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Thursday, May 2 to Thursday, May 16Heres how it works:Spend $500 at Mercato from May 2 to May 16, 2013. Present your original receipts totaling $500 to the Management Office by 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 16 and receive a $50 gift card to the Mercato merchant of your choice*. Treat your Grad or Dad to a great meal! *See Management Office located in Suite 5150 for details. The Management Office is open M-F from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Limit one per customer. While supplies last.At Mercato, when you give, you get. 1 2 3 Located just north of Vanderbilt Beach Road on U.S. 41 of the best of Celtic Woman. I suppose its almost like the greatest hits down through the years and songs that people will know very well, songs I think theyll want to sing along with, or at least I hope they will. Songs like Orinoco Flow, You Raise Me Up, She Moved Through the Fair, and then we have some beautiful classics that I dont think any Celtic Woman concert or performance can be complete without, songs like Danny Boy, which for me are some of the highlights and the moments that I enjoy best when Im performing the show. When you come to a concert, you always are going to want to hear the great anthems that you love about this group or the version of the song that you love very much, she said. I think this year were going to deliver on all of those levels. The group, backed by a full band and choir in concert, has created an elaborate live show that appeals to a large audience. Originally, Celtic Woman was created for a one-off television special filmed in Ireland. Musical director David Downes and producer Sharon Bowne essentially recruited four singers Orla Fallon, Chlo Agnew, Lisa Kelly and Mav Ni Mhaolchatha, along with fiddle player Mirad Nesbitt to perform that single concert. Instead, PBS picked up the film of that performance and it became a popular fund-raising program for the network in spring and summer 2005. This helped paved the way for the release of the show as a concert DVD that sold more than 1 million copies. Meanwhile the groups self-titled first studio album topped Billboard magazines world music chart for a record-setting 81 weeks. By then it was clear that Celtic Woman had a big future, and the organizers had hit on a musical formula with wide appeal by mixing together traditional Irish songs, a little light classical, pop standards (the repertoire has included Bobby Darins By The Sea, the Josh Groban hit You Raise Me Up and Enyas Orinoco Flow) and even a few tunes from musicals and movies (such as Somewhere Over The Rainbow). In fall 2006, Celtic Woman branched into another niche, releasing a holiday CD, A Christmas Celebration, which immediately topped the world music album chart. For 2007, audiences got another helping of Celtic Woman releases. There was a second studio CD, A New Journey, and a concert DVD, A New Journey: Live at Slane Castle, Ireland, both of which were supported by extensive touring. The CD A New Journey, in particular, was another blockbuster. It ended 2008 as the top-selling CD on Billboard magazines world music chart. As its albums and DVDs continued to sell briskly, the groups catalog was supplemented in 2008 with a best-of CD and DVD, both titled The Greatest Journey: Essential Collection. That release was followed in 2010 by the CD, Songs from the Heart, and a companion DVD, Songs from the Heart Live at Powerscourt House & Gardens. Last year, the group completed another studio recording, Believe, and a live DVD (the groups first DVD filmed in the United States) by the same name arrived, followed by a second holiday CD, Home For Christmas, in the fall. The success has been sustained as the lineup has seen Ms. Kelly, Ms. Fallon and Ms. Mhaolchatha leave, and singers Alex Sharpe, Lynn Hilary and Hayley Westenra arrive and then depart. Todays lineup features vocalists Ms. Agnew, Ms. Lambe (who joined in 2011) and Susan McFadden (who joined in 2012), as well as Ms. Nesbitt. The current tour is the first time Ms. Lambe (as well as Ms. McFadden) has done a Celtic Woman show centered on the best of the groups repertoire. This means theyll sing songs that pre-date their arrival in the group. Ms. Lambe (pronounced Lamb) said she will have two solo performances during this years show. One will be a traditional Irish song, Dulaman, which tells the tale of a young woman who is torn between two suitors. The other is the Simon & Garfunkel classic, Bridge Over Troubled Water. Ms. Lambes association with Downes predates the beginning of Celtic Woman. She began her career in theater, landing roles in such productions as Improbable Frequency, Sweeney Todd, The Wireman and The Shaughraun. It was during that latter production that Ms. Lambe met Mr. Downes, who served as its musical director, as well as Ms. Nesbitt, who was also cast in the play. Mirad Nesbitt and I shared a dressing room for this whole process, Ms. Lambe said. About that time she had been saying Im going to join this wonderful new thing. Its called Celtic Woman, and Davids involved. So I really feel its such a wonderful thing to be a part of now because I just remember her in the dressing room telling me about the process (as) it was starting. Then out of blue, I suppose, just came a day when we (David and I) met and we talked about the prospect of me coming aboard, Ms. Lambe said. And I was thrilled because I kind felt like it was in my head really, having known of it since kind of the early days, and then being a fan of it through its early years. I knew that I could bring so much of myself to the stage and bring the theater with me as well, bring my l ove of story telling into the music. So it just seemed like the perfect thing to do, and Im so thrilled, so thrilled, to be a part of it. CELTICFrom page 1 COURTESY PHOTOCeltic Woman Celtic Woman>> When: 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., May 5 >> Where: Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers >> Tickets: $72, $42 >> Info: 481-4849, www.bbmannpah.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MAY 2-8, 2013 C11
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Seat styles evolve throughout the agesA chair has four legs, a seat, a back and perhaps arms or at least that was the rule for hundreds of years. Do you ever stop to think about chairs? Before the 16th century, only the king, the church hierarchy or the most important person in the room sat on a chair. Others stood or used stools or benches. And, of course, since chairs represented authority, they were large, ornate and often gilded. In fact, the more important the person, the taller the chair back and the more extravagant the chairs decorations. The symbolism has been retained in our language: a chair presides over a meeting, and the first chair in the orchestra has an important job. By the 16th century, wooden chairs were downgraded to furniture for everyone, and styles began to be updated about every 25 years. By Victorian times, there was a chair for each person who sat at the dinner table, and soon sets of chairs were sold. In the late 19th century, technology spurred new ideas and unusual chairs. Some chairs could fold, turn into beds, recline, swivel or be converted to wheelchairs. Other chairs were made to fit into a corner. Updated ideas about work, play and children required dental chairs, office chairs, beach chairs, massage chairs, barber chairs and highchairs. By the 20th century, wood was not the only material used to make chairs. Frames were made of iron, steel, aluminum and other metals, as well as plastic, plywood, cardboard, webbing and foam rubber. So, chairs no longer necessarily had four legs, a seat and a back, but were cone-shape, egg-shape, zigzag, an asymmetrical blob or even a plastic bubble hung by a chain. Strange, but a place to sit. In 1959 Jean Royere of France made a canopy lounge chair of enameled steel and corduroy for the daughter of the Shah of Iran, Princess Shahnaz. The chair back was 70 inches high and curved forward to make a roof to protect her from sun or rain. It had bent metal arms and short legs that kept the chair just a little above the ground so she could lounge with her legs extended. The chair KOVEL: ANTIQUES n I n c o c U terryKOVELnews@floridaweekly.com COURTESY PHOTO This lounge chair, probably one of a kind, was made for royalty in 1959 by the famous French designer Jean Royere. It sold at a 2013 Rago Arts auction in Lambertville, N.J., for $21,250. It must have been made to be used near a swimming pool or on the beach. 475 SEAGATE DRIVE, NAPLES, FL 34103 SPA This powerful trio promises to remove, restore and radiate your being. Begin with a 50-minute Sweet Awakening Sugar Scrub designed to reveal a smoother, tighter skin texture. Next, enjoy a 50-minute customized Artisan Massage. Finally, rebalance and rehydrate with a 50-minute Signature Facial. Receive a Waldorf Astoria spa robe with the purchase of a Golden Trio Spa Package from May 1st to May 31st. To reserve your treatment, please call 239.594.6321 or visit WaldorfAstoriaNaples.com Pamper her this Mothers Day with The Golden Trio Spa Package Day of the Derby Party! 139th Run for the Roses!! Kentucky Derby Live Viewing Saturday May 4th @ 3pm Fancy Hats & Sophisticated Southern Attire Greatly Encouraged! Prizes for Best Hat and Best Dressed! Festive Food Specials! Mint Juleps and other handcrafted specialty cocktails! BARBECUE IS WHAT WE DO LET US DO IT FOR YOU!In Lee & Collier Counties Call Our Catering Manager at (239) 209-0940 Catering Services from 25 5,000 www.ribcity.com Catering! Our Award Winning Baby Back Ribs, Chicken, Pork and Beef accompanied by our homemade Cole Slaw and Baked Beans can be brought to your event by our mobile char-grill. FLORIDA WEEKLYC18 WEEK OF MAY 2-8, 2013
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MAY 2-8, 2013 C19 sold in 2013 for $21,250 at Rago Arts and Auction Center in New Jersey, even though it was worn and soiled. Very extreme modern chairs in unusual designs and materials sell today for tens of thousands of dollars. Most are great to look at but uncomfortable to use. The modern chair is sometimes just a piece of sculpture without a job. Q: I have a 12-inch folding ruler that advertises International Harvester Co. of America. Its made of cream-colored celluloid and has two calendars on the back, one for 1906 and the other for 1907. The front ad reads, Make it a Rule to bale your hay with I.H.C. Hay Presses. Does it have any value? A: International Harvester Co., headquartered in Chicago, was in business from 1902 to 1985. Advertising with giveaways like rulers, mirrors, calendars, paperweights and other small items has been popular since the late 1800s. Your ruler would appeal to collectors of advertising or of celluloid, an early plastic. But rulers like yours dont sell for a lot of money. We have seen them offered for $10 to $25. Q: My antique railroad lantern is marked Thompsons Pat. April 27, 1869 on the back. Its marked Pacific on the front. Whats it worth? A: Railroad lanterns are favorites of collectors of railroadiana (railroad antiques and collectibles). Nathan Thompson of Brooklyn, N.Y., received a patent for his lantern improvement in 1869. His lantern was produced for years and was purchased by many different railroad companies. The Pacific Railroad, chartered by Missouri in 1849, was reorganized in 1872 as the Missouri Pacific Railway. So its likely that your lantern was manufactured in the early 1870s. A Thompson Patent lantern like yours auctioned last fall for $143. Q: I have a vase stamped Made in German Democratic Republic. Its also stamped J.L. Menau and, underneath it, Kenneberg-Torzellan. Can you tell me who made this vase? A: Your vase was made by a porcelain factory in Ilmenau, Thuringia, Germany. Although the name of the town looks like JLMENAU on some marks, it is actually Ilmenau, and what looks like Kenneberg-Torzellan actually is HennebergPorzellan. The factory was founded in Ilmenau in 1777 and was operated under various names and owners. It became Ilmenauer Porzellanfabrik Graf von Henneberg in 1930. The company was nationalized when Ilmenau became part of the Germany Democratic Republic (East Germany) after World War II. It operated as V.E.B. Henneberg Porzellan Ilmenau from 1949 until 1990. Your vase was made during this period. The company went bankrupt in 2002, and the assets were bought by an investor, who changed the companys name to Neue Porzellanfabrik Ilmenau. The maker is not well-known, so your vase is worth about $30. Tip: Put a small rug or dropcloth under a piece of furniture to move it. Pull the rug to slide the furniture across the room. This protects the furniture and floor. But dont try this on a high-pile carpet. 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. $20 OFF $100 OR MORENot to be combined with any other offers. One coupon per customer. Expires 5/31/13 Just Arrived!NEW SHIPMENTS OF VIETNAMESE POTTERY MANY NEW COLORS & STYLES TO CHOOSE FROM CALL TODAY (239) 947-8383 WE GUARANTEE THE LOWEST PRICES IN TOWN! GIFT CARDS AVAILABLE! Day of the Derby Party! 139th Run for the Roses!! Kentucky Derby Live Viewing Saturday May 4th @ 3pm Fancy Hats & Sophisticated Southern Attire Greatly Encouraged! Prizes for Best Hat and Best Dressed! Festive Food Specials! Mint Juleps and other handcrafted specialty cocktails! Fancy Hats & Sophisticated Southern Attire Greatly Encouraged! Prizes for Best Hat and Best Dressed! Festive Food Specials! Mint Juleps and other handcrafted specialty cocktails!Day of the Derby Party! 139th Run for the Roses! Kentucky Derby Live Viewing Saturday May 4th @ 3pm
FLORIDA WEEKLYC20 WEEK OF MAY 2-8, 2013 THIS WEEK ON WGCUTV THURSDAY, MAY 2, 9 P.M. Doc Martin Better the Devil Martin learns there is a prestigious surgeons job coming free in London that is perfect for him if he can overcome his blood phobia. Martins dreams of the future are turned upside down when Louisa returns to Portwenn. FRIDAY, MAY 3, 9 P.M. American Masters Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character For 11 years, Carol Burnett yelled like Tarzan and won our hearts with her edgy, always sympathetic, characters. A glimpse of something deeper and darker began to emerge in the dramatic career that followed her TV variety show. SATURDAY, MAY 4, 9 P.M. As Time Goes By Jean and Lionel try to rekindle their flame after 38 years. SUNDAY, MAY 5, 8 P.M. Call the Midwife Season 2, Part 6 Jenny works to reconcile a dying father and his only daughter. Having secured a visit from a TB screening van, Dr. Turner pulls off an epic day, backed by the midwives, but little can prepare them for what the results will mean for one of their own. 9 P.M. Masterpiece Classic Mr. Selfridge, Part 6 Two dead relatives show up at a store sance prompted by Sherlock Holmes creator Arthur Conan Doyle. Agnes moves to fashion and develops a closer relationship with Henri. 10 P.M. The Bletchley Circle Part 3 The women consider whether to continue their pursuit, but they know if they dont find the killer, more girls will die. See where the killers obsession with Susan and her determination to find him leads. MONDAY, MAY 6, 8 P.M. Antiques Roadshow Rapid City Explore 19th-century Sioux weapons; a 1760s Chester County Pennsylv ania spice chest; and a Favrile Fabrique Tiffany desk lamp. TUESDAY, MAY 7, 9 P.M. Constitution U.S.A. with Peter Sagal A More Perfect Union Explore the Constitutions most striking and innovative feature: its resilient brand of federalism. This balance of power, seemingly hard-wired for disagreement, has served America well. But it has also led to tensions throughout history and still sparks controversy today. WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 8 P.M. Nature The Private Life of Deer How long can deer live? When do they sleep? Enter the hidden world of white-tailed deer outfitted with nightvision cameras and GPS tracking equipment. (239) 530-2225 489 Bayfront Place, Naples, FL SATURDAY, MAY 11TH PARTY STARTS AT NOON! TOP 40 REGGAE ROCK 80'S & 90'S DANCE GET DOWN WITH THE GIRLS OF GRAND MARNIER Get Your Veuve On!Naples Best Champagne Happy Hour Every Friday from 5 to 6pm. Enjoy specially priced delectable fare and libations. $5 Veuve Flutes $5 Select Cocktails and Wine $5 Select Appetizers 475 Seagate Drive, Naples, FL 34103 | (Bar) 239.594.6000 | WaldorfAstoriaNaples.com FEATURING: Prices subject to change without notice.
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The selection included wines from established names such as Stags Leap, second wines from some well-known wineries such as Antinori and some from newcomers to the market. Here are our findings. Perhaps they will help you discover some new favorites. Sequoia Grove Chardonnay Napa Valley 2011 ($28): Starts with a fresh, lemony citrus aroma, followed on the palate with a touch of oak. The medium finish has a slight acidity. This young wine will benefit from some aging, and the style is one thats becoming popular again: a touch of oak, but with crisp, clean flavors, rather than the oaky butter-bombs of the past. Bramito Chardonnay Umbria 2011 ($24): From Antinori, one of the oldest vintners in Italy. The wine has a bright yellow-green color and a bouquet that opens with a hint of white flower and a touch of vanilla. With some stainless steel and some oak finishing, the palate shows light and refreshing tropical flavors, with toasty oak and a touch of minerality at the end. Cedar Knoll Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2009 ($38): Originally planted in 1881, these vineyards were recently rejuvenated and rebuilt as Palmaz Vineyards. This wine was very tight when opened. We tasted it at different intervals, allowing it to open more. Aromas of smoke and berries with structured oak on the nose, giving way to dark berry, chocolate and cola flavors, with a spicy tannic finish. Its good now, but it will benefit from more time in the bottle. Sequoia Grove Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2009 ($38): Sourced from many top vineyards in the Rutherford Bench area, including Stagecoach and Beckstoffer, this wine possesses a dark hue and purple tinge. The nose starts with cherries, blackberries and spice notes, opening up on the palate to plum and a touch of mineral and oak. The complex, full flavors finish with smooth, soft tannins and balanced, toasty oak. Blue Rock Baby Blue Red Wine Alexander Valley ($24): An intriguing Bordeaux-style blend with a touch of syrah, this wine has a medium red color and a sweet fruit aroma of berries and plums. On the palate, it has fresh flavors of blueberries, cherries and raspberries. The finish is balanced. This wine is a lighter, more approachable cabernet blend, owing to the merlot and cabernet franc giving a smoothness and a spiciness, and the syrah adding its darker fruit flavors. This is the secondary label for Blue Rock, and the property is adjacent to Silver Oak vineyards. Stags Leap Wine Cellars Hands of Time Red Blend 2010 ($30): The name of this wine comes from a series of limestone panels, each embossed with a handprint from people who have influenced the winery through the years, that are a tribute and dedication to the many fine winemakers who have emerged from this winery. This red blend has mixed berries and oak on the nose, with spicy notes. On the palate, ripe plum, raspberry and cherry flavors are layered with a little chocolate. Rich in the mouth and very smooth all the way through, with a long balanced finish. Le Volte DellOrnellaia 2010 ($35): Made by the famous Italian estate of Ornellaia, this super Tuscan is a blend of 50 percent sangiovese, 40 percent merlot and 10 percent cabernet sauvignon. Each varietal was fermented separately in stainless steel tanks, then they were blended and aged in small oak barrels. The small barrels soften the tannins and give structure to this very tasty wine. Aromas and flavors of dark cherries, plums and herbs, with a touch of earth on the nose as well. A very concentrated, rich mouth feel and an elegant finish with plenty of dense fruit flavors. Jonata Winery Todos Red 2008 Santa Ynez Valley ($50): A rich blend of mostly syrah, with cabernet sauvignon and small amounts of petite verdot, merlot, viognier, sangiovese, cabernet franc and sauvignon blanc. Dark purple in color, with a good nose of blackberries and spice, the rich smooth flavors of mixed berries and oak fill the mouth. Balanced and well structured, good acidity with a touch of earth and minerals on the clean layered finish. COURTESY PHOTOLe Volte 2010, a super tuscan from Ornellaia Estate. 2 o b t a l jimMcCRACKENvino@floridaweekly.com www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC26 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MAY 2-8, 2013
CUISINEIncas Kitchen well worth a trip to Golden GateOne of the best Naples restaurants isnt in Naples. Its in Golden Gate, just a few miles east of the city. But experience a single meal at Incas Kitchen and Im betting you wont think twice about driving there again. Incas has been wowing diners for quite a while, but has really come into its own in the past year with an expansion and extensive remodeling. My first meal at Incas, in mid-2009, took place in a cozy little room filled with rudimentary booths and a whimsical dcor dominated by chickens. It was quaint, the service staff was friendly and the food was knock-your-socks-off good. Chef/owner Raphael Rottiers clearly wasnt content with that formula. In the past year, hes taken over the storefront next to the original restaurant, doubling the size of the dining room, adding a bar and giving the place a sleek, Neapolitan feel. The color palette is rich and earthy, with walls painted in dark brown, pumpkin and sand hues. Nicely upholstered brown chairs beckon guests to settle in and feast. I saw no chickens this time, just framed photos and lovely artwork paying homage to the beauty of Peru. Thats accentuated by flat-screen televisions that also showcase the countrys architectural and natural gems. A crowning touch is the tall vase of fresh sunflowers atop the bar. Order a beer or glass of wine we enjoyed Peruvian Intipalka wines, both the sauvignon blanc and syrah and nibble on addictive roasted corn nuts served with three pepper-based dips (mild, medium and hot). Then spend some time getting to know the menu, which has expanded along with the dining room. Appetizers are plentiful, with several variations on ceviche, a couple on tiradito (Peruvian sashimi), classic papa a la huancaina (or one made with yucca instead of potatoes), fried calamari, soup, salads, octopus and tamales, to name a few options. Those who like tapas can order two, three or four appetizers to be served as a meal. The entre options are even more numerous and tougher to narrow down. Fish, fowl or meat? Peruvian jambalaya or bouillabaisse? Classic dish or something new? Whatever you order, it will emerge from the kitchen fragrant, just the right temperature and artfully plated. Most are so lovely that neighbors get envious and feel compelled to inquire what dish it is you ordered that they didnt. That was particularly true of the Paracas mussel shooters ($8.95), four shot glasses filled with lime juice, rocoto peppers, cilantro, onions and one plump mussel per glass. You drink the juice and consume the mussel all at once. What a heady mix of textures and flavors!Yet another group of diners asked about our plate of ceviche mixto en rocoto apiscado ($15.95) and tiradito Nikkei ($15.95). The former contains octopus, calamari, shrimp and fish swathed in a vibrant orange sauce composed of lime juice, the Peruvian rocoto pepper and a few drops of pisco, a Peruvian brandy that adds depth to the marinade. The tiradito consisted of strips of tender escolar in a soy-citrus sauce with aji limo, avocado and large-kerneled Peruvian corn. As befits an Asian fusion dish, it came trimmed with a bit of pickled ginger. Both contained scrupulously fresh ingredients in perfectly balanced sauces, leaving me hard pressed to say which I liked best. Lets just say Id happily eat both dishes again. A tamalito verde ($10.95) was just what the name promises: a fluffy green tamale with cilantro, Peruvian spices and a cilantro beef sauce. The tamale itself had plenty of flavor, but the salsa criolla, a tart and spicy onion relish, added crunch and zest. From the many entrees, we both wound up with corvina, but it was prepared in two completely divergent ways. Aji tarwi fish ($19.95) started with a grilled fillet that sat upon a bed of eggplant aji amarillo soffrito and purple mashed potatoes, accompanied by a spinach, corn and asparagus saut. Every part of this complex dish was cooked just right, the ingredients in zen-like balance. The pescado sudado con tacu tacu ($18.95) consisted of a large fillet that had been gently simmered then dressed in red onions, tomatoes and aji amarillo atop a fat cake of rice and lima beans with sides of yucca and ripe plantains. Like the aji tarwi, this dish had lots of diverse flavors that worked in harmony. The kitchen does just as well on dessert as on the other courses. We enjoyed a piece of souffl de Chantilly ($6.15), three layers of sponge cake with dulce de leche and whipped cream between each layer and a peach drizzle on top. It was light and refreshing, served with fresh strawberries. We also tasted a lucama cheesecake that Mr. Rottiers is developing. The rich caramel flavor of this singular Peruvian fruit was delightful in a fluffy mousse on top of a chocolate cookie crust and topped with a thin gelatin layer, sliced almonds and caramel sauce. I dont know if it was the upgrade in ambience, but this meal seemed even better than those Ive had here before. Yet although the atmosphere has gone upscale, the staff remains helpful and warm. Mr. Rottiers makes his way around the dining room, too, ensuring that his guests are happy. I suspect thats the easiest part of his job whats not to love at Incas Kitchen? Send items to email@example.com. Mothers day Specials will be offered together with the regular Menu. Make your Mothers Day Special, join us at Verginas! Reservations recommended. 700 Fifth Ave. S., Naples, FL 34102 | 239.659.7008 | www.VerginaRestaurant.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MAY 2-8, 2013 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C27 karenFELDMANcuisine@floridaweekly.com Incas Kitchen11685 Collier Blvd., Naples; 352-3200 Ratings: Food: Service: 1/2 Atmosphere: 1/2 >> Hours: 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m. TuesdayThursday; 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m. FridaySaturday; noon-8 p.m. Sunday >> Reservations: Accepted (also available through www.opentable.com) >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: Appetizers, $8.50-$15.95; entrees, $13.95-$23.95 >> Beverages: Beer and wine served >> Seating: In the dining room at tables, banquettes or at the bar >> Specialties of the house: Classic and innovative Peruvian cuisine >> Volume: Moderate >> Parking: Free lot >> Website: www.incaskitchen.com or on Facebook Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor KAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLYChef/owner Raphael Rottiers Aji tarwi fish starts with grilled corvina that comes with aji Amarillo soffrito, purple mashed potatoes and a vegetable saut. Ceviche mixto en rocoto piscado and tiradito Nikkei are among the appetizers available in combination plates.
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