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PAGE 1 Vol. V, No. 39 FREE WEEK OF JULY 11-17, 2013 OPINION A4 PROFILES IN PARADISE A6 HEALTHY LIVING A14 PETS A18 BUSINESS MEETINGS B4 REAL ESTATE B8 OPEN HOUSE MAP B25 PUZZLES C10 ANTIQUES C14 BRIDGE C16 WGCU-TV C18 VINO & CUISINE C22-23 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes App Store. INSIDE One tough kittyWanted: Someone who can pass muster with Serafina. A10 Independence DaySee who celebrated the red, white and blue, and more fun around town. C20-21 Crafting a businessLocal brewers raise their mugs to growing demands. B1 Book talkFlorida Weekly reviewer Phil Jason tells his story this time. C1 Craf t busin L L L L L L L Lo L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L L ca l br mu g s t o B1 p end e h o cele br an d bl ue tow n. Indep See wh white a ar ou nd W EEK OF JULY 11-17, 201 3 VNo39 FRE E V No 39 F RE E www. Fl or id aW W W W W W W W W W W W W e e e e e ee ee e e e ee ee ee e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e ee e e e e e ee ee e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e e k kl kl kl kl l kl k k kl kl k k k k kl kl kl kl k l l kl k k k l kl k kl k k k kl k k kl kl k kl l kl l k kl kl kl kl kl k l y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y y. y y y y. y. y y y y. y y c co co co co co co co c c co c co c c c c c c c c c c co co c c c co c co c c co c c c c o co co o c co co o c o c c o o o m m m V V BY ROGER V Vo l. V V V V V THE PHONE RINGS. A young mans voice, cool and collected, bids Barbie Johnson good morning. Ms. Johnson, owner of the Bonita Blooms Flower Shop in Bonita Springs, can hear odd sounds in the background popping noises, concussive explosions. Theyre coming from 7,000 miles directly east of the quaint town on the Gulf Coast where she does business. He said he was calling from Iraq, he was under fire, and something made him want to go ahead and get the anniversary flowers ordered for his wife in advance, Ms. Johnson recalls. Its just another day in a retail flower shop, one of scores on the southwest coast and one of more than 16,000 SEE CHAMBER, A11 SEE FLORIST, A8 Full many a flower IS BORN TO BLUSH UNSEEN, AND WASTE ITS SWEETNESS ON THE DESERT AIR ANDREW MARVELL LI A M S kl y. c k co m Naples chamber announces new president and CEOJohn Cox has been named president and CEO of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce and its affiliated Leadership Collier Foundation and The Partnership for Colliers Future Economy, effective Aug. 19. For the past 12 years, Mr. Cox has been president and CEO of the Cabarrus Regional Chamber of Commerce in Kannapolis, N.C. He also has served as president of the Economic Development Corporation in Cabarrus County, which is home to the Charlotte Motor Speedway and the North Carolina Research Campus. During the past six years, Mr. Cox has led initiatives to assist 16 local business expansions and helped recruit 20 new industries to the county. As our public and private sectors continue to explore opportunities for regional collaboration on economic development, the extensive expertise that John brings will add great value to those initiatives, said Dudley Goodlette, chairelect of the Naples chamber board. When making the announcement earlier this week, Michael Wynn, current board chair, said Mr. Cox was the selection committees unanimous choice from a pool of more than 100 candidates from around the country. Mr. Cox was named the 2012-2013 North Carolina Chamber Executive of the Year by the Carolina Association of Chamber Executives and the 2012 Charlotte Business Leader of the Year by Business Leader Media, the publishersSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________COX


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Dr. Gordon recently completed the Fast Braces continuing education program. Fastbraces have been designed to move teeth differently and safely shortening the time required achieving straight teeth.BRACES TECHNOLOGY THAT IS DESIGNED FOR BOTH ADULTS AND ADOLESCENTS! HALF THE VISITS AND HALF THE COST! TYPICAL TREATMENT COMPLETED IN 3 TO 9 MONTHS.CALL TODAY TO SCHEDULE A FREE CONSULTATION! NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA2 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 11-17, 2013 COMMENTARYHappy birthday to meIm having a few people over this week to celebrate. Its not everyday you turn 60, is it? You want to have a party. You want to chortle blithely in the face of mortality, flanked by your own kind. So even though theres a hollowness to your own cheer, a sort of Oh, s**t echo that only you can hear, you make merry. My guests are a little different this year theyre dead. But that hasnt stopped them from tossing in their two cents. That old highways got my relatives/ but it cant get me/ Lord, and it cant get me, Woody Guthrie sang so donchu let it get you, he seemed to suggest. Janis Joplin just smiled. You got to get it while you can, she mutter ed. And Dylan Thomas he got mad. Rage, rage against the dying of the light, he commanded. As it turns out, everybody understands. People smile at you and talk to you as if they werent looking at a cadaver. Theyve seen this happen before. They just dont think it will happen to them. Neither did you. But 60 is twice 30, after all, and 30 used to be the top of the hill. Or was that 40? I cant remember. None of it applied to me, though. I didnt turn 30 or 40, either one, until I turned 60. Now I can cross into old age. Its a way to live. You say to yourself, transitions are for milktoasts. Go fast until you cant do anything but go slow. Of course, you have to lie to yourself to do that. Because every morning when you lift your head from the pillow and swing your legs over the side of the bed, you move a little more slowly. Youre stiff. And as time goes on, you get even stiffer. But you arent a stiff. Yet. Why not? What makes you so damn lucky that those other people who are smarter, tougher, better and bolder than you done went out of this world, and you still in it? I mentioned this to a friend of mine, Laura, in the context of the short-lived men on my fathers side I said, I hope I make it to 80 cause Ive still got a young son. She didnt miss a beat. She said, Look, Roger, 80s the new 60. Youll live until youre 100. Which is the new 80, at least in her family where the women really do live until theyre 100. Well, I dont need to take it quite that far, thank you very much. Id settle for 99. Id settle for winning the Powerball lottery, too. When I was about 10, I told my grandmother how proud I was of her for being the first one in the family who was certain to live 100 years (she still had about 25 to go, but that was nothing but a hound dog, in my opinion). I had her in that box, the centenarian box, and that settled it as far as I was concerned. I dont want to live that long, she said brightly. I wouldnt want to be 100. Ive never entirely recovered from that response from the surprise of her (what should I call it) surrender? Exhaustion? Defeat? Resignation and acceptance? But now I understand. So let me go Old Testament on you for a moment let me shout out some doubt. Who the hell invented a system in which a perfectly serviceable body and a perfectly serviceable mind begin to deteriorate almost invisibly, and then very visibly, and then completely? Who decided that flowers should wilt, anyway? It doesnt seem right. It doesnt even seem efficient. Neither does infant mortality or homicide or low-down, honky-tonk, meanassed, Dixie-whistling ignorance, either. Go figure. But somebody should have a little talking-to with the dude who did it the dude who came up with this goddamned way of doing things. Which must be exactly what my dad was thinking when he offered what Ive come to think of as his penultimate words, about 24 hours before he died of stomach cancer. It was a Dylan Thomas moment, all right. I had to get him out of his home bed suddenly, and take him to the hospital. He wasnt coming back, which I didnt know (not being 60 yet) but he probably did. So he got to his feet in pain, I put the green bathrobe over his shoulders, and he exploded. Son of a bitch, he snapped, and punched the wall. Hed been a good fighter in his youth, a middleweight, and that wall in my mothers house has been dented for 14 years, now.One thing Ive noticed and maybe you have, too: With all the wonderful stuff we have in our lives, its hard to think much about mortality, or even to recognize it until it hits you on the head. Air conditioning. Shopping malls. Nice cars. Supermarkets swollen with bounty. Movies and music at the touch of a finger. An electronic world of friends where everybody has birthdays but nobody ever dies.Jane Doe, Johnny B. Good and Jiminy Cricket all have birthdays this week. Want to send them a birthday present? Facebook prompts. But it never offers the other side of that coin to its subscribers. Imagine how helpful that would be. Jack Jones and June Smith have death days this week. Want to send them flowers? You know what Mike Royko said about the Internet (and by extension Facebook), dont you? No reason you should, so let me tell you: Its been my policy to view the Internet not as an information highway, but as an electronic asylum filled with babbling loonies.Did I mention? I joined Facebook recently. As soon as the specter of 60 approached, I became a babbling loony, too.I find it a lot of fun. There are lots of other babbling loonies. We have a good time together. For now.


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PAGE 4 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 11-17, 2013 PublisherShelley Hobbsshobbs@floridaweekly.comEditorCindy Reporters & ColumnistsKaren Feldman Artis Henderson Jim McCracken Athena Ponushis Jeannette Showalter Nancy Stetson Maureen Sullivan-Hartung Evan Williams Roger WilliamsPhotographersPeggy Farren Tim Gibbons Bernadette La Paglia Marla Ottenstein Charlie McDonald Bob Raymond Stephen WrightCopy EditorCathy CottrillPresentation EditorEric Raddatz eraddatz@floridaweekly.comGraphic DesignersChris Andruskiewicz Hannah Arnone Nick Bear Paul Heinrich Natalie Zellers Circulation ManagerPenny Kennedy pkennedy@floridaweekly.comCirculationDavid Anderson Paul Neumann Greg TretwoldAccount ExecutivesNicole Ryan Cori Higgins Aron Hubers Sales and Marketing AssistantCarolyn AhoBusiness Office ManagerKelli CaricoPublished by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddis Jeffrey Cull Jim Dickerson Naples Florida Weekly 9051 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 202 Naples, Florida 34108 Phone 239.325.1960 Fax: 239.325.1964 Subscriptions:Copyright: The contents of the Florida Weekly are copyright 2013 by Florida Media Group, LLC. 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 and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $31.95 in-county$52.95 in-state $59.95 out-of-state richLOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly OPINIONJustice Anthony Kennedys contempt Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has contempt for a swath of his fellow citizens. If you disagree with him about gay marriage, indeed, if you merely think the federal government should continue to define marriage the traditional way while the states define it however they want, then you are a bigot. Your views deserve no political representation. They should be ground underfoot by the five mightiest and most broad-minded people in the land, presiding from their temple of rationality and tolerance at the United States Supreme Court. Kennedy wrote the majority decision striking down the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman for purposes of federal law. The decision declared a position that had been held by President Barack Obama until the day before as being a relic of barbarism, and set the predicate for the court in its wisdom, nay, in its heightened state of enlightenment to enshrine its view of marriage as the law from sea to shining sea. The majority held that DOMA inflicts an injury and indignity on gay couples so severe that it denies an essential part of the liberty protected by the Fifth Amendment. It is motivated by a bare congressional desire to harm a politically unpopular group. There is, in short, nothing to be said for it or the point of view of its supporters. Period. Full stop. In the end, Kennedy simply declares the supporters of DOMA hateful people. The members of Congress who passed the act and the president who signed it are morally no better than members of the Westboro Baptist Church who picket military funerals with their heinous God hates fags signs. Bill Clinton, apparently, despised gays. So did 342 members of the House and 85 senators. Bill Clinton now wishes he hadnt signed it. Like so many others, he changed his mind on the issue. Fine. There is nothing to stop Congress from overturning what Bill Clinton considers his mistakes. It did it with dont ask, dont tell. It could have done the same thing eventually with DOMA. But Justice Kennedy and his colleagues dont want to wait for the democratic process to play itself out, not when they have such immense power to do whatever the hell they want. Properly understood, the courts role here is minimal, and the decision could have been rendered in a sentence. To wit, as Scalia wrote, It is enough to say that the Constitution neither requires nor forbids our society to approve of same-sex marriage, much as it neither requires nor forbids us to approve of nofault divorce, polygamy or the consumption of alcohol. The court stipulated that it still permits the states, if not Congress and the president, to debate and decide the issue themselves. This is a false assurance, though. Once the high court has declared that the traditional definition is a product of irrational animus, over time it wont be allowed to stand anywhere. It is Anthony Kennedys country. We only live in it. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review.Like freedom? Thank a protesterMore than 160 years ago, the greatest abolitionist in U.S. history, the escaped slave Frederick Douglass, addressed the Rochester Ladies Anti-Slavery Society. Douglass asked those gathered, What, to the American slave, is your Fourth of July? His words bore repeating recently on Independence Day, as the United States asserted unprecedented authority to wage war globally, to spy on everyone, everywhere. Independence Day should serve not as a blind celebration of the government, but as a moment to reflect on the central place in our history of grass-roots democracy movements, which have preserved and expanded the rights proclaimed in the opening lines of the Declaration of Independence: Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Douglass answered his question about the Fourth of July, to those gathered abolitionists: To him, your celebration is a sham; your boasted liberty, an unholy license; your national greatness, swelling vanity; your sounds of rejoicing are empty and heartless; your denunciations of tyrants, brass fronted impudence; your shouts of liberty and equality, hollow mockery; your prayers and hymns, your sermons and thanksgivings, with all your religious parade, and solemnity, are, to him, mere bombast, fraud, deception, impiety, and hypocrisy a thin veil to cover up crimes which would disgrace a nation of savages. There is not a nation on the earth guilty of practices, more shocking and bloody, than are the people of these United States, at this very hour. Douglass not only denounced the hypocrisy of slavery in a democracy, but worked diligently to build the abolitionist movement. He fought for womens suffrage as well. These were movements that have shaped the United States. The civil-rights movement of the 1950s and s set a permanent example of what can be achieved by grass-roots action, even in the face of systemic, violent repression. Today, movements continue to shape our society. The trial of George Zimmerman, accused of murdering Trayvon Martin, would not be happening now in Florida were it not for a mass movement. Sparked by the seeming official indifference to the shooting death of yet another young, African-American male, nationwide protests erupted, leading to the appointment of a special prosecutor. A month and a half after Martin was killed, Zimmerman was charged with second-degree murder. Gay men and lesbians have seen sweeping changes in their legal rights, as same-sex marriages become legal in state after state, the U.S. military has dropped its official discrimination against homosexuality, and the federal Defense of Marriage Act was recently judged unconstitutional. Again, undergirding this progress are the decades of movement-building and grass-roots organizing. In Egypt, the revolution dubbed the Arab Spring continues, with mass protests forcing out President Mohamed Morsi. Where this goes now, with the military in power, is yet to be determined. As my Democracy Now! colleague, Sharif Abdel Kouddous, tweeted from the streets of Cairo on the night of the military coup, After two and a half years, Egypt just went back to square one in its post-Mubarak transition. The United States has been for well over two centuries a beacon for those around the world suffering under tyranny. But the U.S. also has been the prime global opponent of grass-roots democratic movements. Amazingly, South African President Nelson Mandela and the African National Congress were not taken off the U.S. terrorist watch list until 2008. When the people of Chile elected Salvador Allende, the U.S. backed a coup against him on Sept. 11, 1973, ushering in the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet, who murdered thousands of his own citizens, crushing dissent. Sadly, drone strikes and the U.S.-run prison at Guantanamo are not historical references; they are current crimes committed by our own government. Now, National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden, as far as we know, is stranded in the Moscow airport, his U.S passport canceled. He has admitted to revealing a vast, global surveillance regime that has outraged citizens and governments the world over. He joins in his plight imprisoned whistle-blower Bradley Manning, who faces life in prison, being court-martialed now for leaking the largest trove of classified documents in U.S. history. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has now spent more than a year cooped up in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. These three are central to the exposure of some of the most undemocratic practices of the U.S. government. More than 100 protests were planned across the U.S. this July Fourth weekend, in opposition to the NSAs surveillance programs. These protests were part of the continuum of pro-democracy struggles around the world. In closing his Rochester, N.Y., speech, Douglass sounded an optimistic note, saying, Notwithstanding the dark picture I have this day presented, of the state of the nation, I do not despair of this country. Grass-roots justice movements are the hope, the beacon, the force that will save this country. Denis Moynihan contributed research to this column. Amy Goodman is the host of Democracy Now!, a daily international TV/radio news hour airing on more than 1,000 stations in North America. She is the co-author of The Silenced Majority, a New York Times best-seller. s t c c e r amyGOODMANSpecial to Florida Weekly


Last book you read: The Shack, a Christian novel by William P. Young. What are you most proud of? My son. What the Paradise Coast really needs: Clean industries. Favorite thing about the Paradise Coast: The beaches. What you miss about the Paradise Coast when youre away: The clouds and the sunsets. providing quality healthcare for all since 1977 four convenient family care locationseast 1755 Heritage Trail #604, Naples, 239.353.4101immokalee 1454 Madison Avenue, Immokalee, 239.658.3000itech 508 North Ninth Street #142, Immokalee, 239.657.6363 north 1284 Creekside Street #101, Naples, 239.596.3133 positively great 6101 Pine Ridge Road, Naples, FL 34119 239-348-4000 healthcare system between Miami & Sarasota has earned the states highest designation for stroke treatment: Physicians Regional.ONLY ONEThe Comprehensive Stroke Center designation is based on very strict standards. And because every minute after a stroke can cause more damage, its good to have the best care so close. To see the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration stroke center criteria, go to Friday night fun on tap for teensEspecially for middle and high school students, Hot Summer Nights is part of the Collier County Sheriffs Office SUMMERfest lineup of fun for Collier County children of all ages. All Hot Summer Nights activities are free and take place from 6-9 p.m. every Friday at a different community park. Heres the schedule: July 12: Immokalee Sports Park July 19: McLeod Park, Everglades City July 26: Fleischmann Park Aug. 2: Golden Gate Community Park For the complete SUMMERfest schedule, visit www.colliersheriff. org (click on We Can Help and then on Youth Relations/CCSO Summerfest). Rey Pezeshkan was honored at the annual luncheon of Haz elden, the addiction tr eatment and r ecovery program, this past spring for his years of dedication to helping prevent and treat drug and alcohol addiction in our community, most notably with Drug Free Collier, whose mission is to prevent and reduce juvenile substance abuse. Rey has been involved with Drug Free Collier since its inception and currently serves on its board of directors. Drug and alcohol use among youth is at epidemic levels on the Paradise Coast. And one of the biggest barriers to effectively combating drug abuse is the state of denial on the part of parents. Kids who learn about the risks of drugs and alcohol from their parents are much less likely to use than those who do not. Consequently, many efforts of Drug Free Collier involve reaching out to parents to raise their awareness. Professionally, Rey is the founder of Naples-based PK Studios, which specializes in planning, architecture and interior design. The firm has completed hundreds of projects of all scopes and sizes, including the award-winning Stock Development communities of Ole at Lely in Naples and Paseo in Fort Myers. bobHARDEN e-mail: PROFILES IN PARADISEA dedication to fighting drug and alcohol addiction Talking points with Rey PezeshkanMentor: My father. Something your mom was always right about: Good food cures everything. As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? An aeronautical engineer. First job: In a restaurant as a high-school student. Next vacation destination: Italy One thing on your bucket list: Id like to travel around the world. Advice for kids: Surround yourself with people who make you a better person. Something thats been on your mind: All the changes in the world. What makes you laugh? Old TV shows, such as The Cosby Show and Home Improvement. Like all business in real estate development, Rey and PK Studios had to adapt to the conditions created by the great recession. The firm has shifted its focus from high-end homes to designing spaces for nonprofit organizations and the health-care industry (one recent commercial project is an addition and renovations at the David Lawrence Center, a mental-health and substanceabuse treatment center). Rey, his brother and four sisters grew up in Tehran, Iran. Rey came to the United States to study at age 14. He went to high school in Columbus, Ohio, and attended The Ohio State University, where his favorite classes were art and architectural design. He worked for an architectural firm in Fort Myers before starting his own firm in 1987. In addition to Drug Free Collier, Reys community involvement includes the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, the American Heart Association and Habitat for Humanity, among numerous others. Bob Harden is the producer and host of The Bob Harden Show, airing from 7-8 a.m. weekdays at NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA6 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 11-17, 2013


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PAGE 8 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 11-17, 2013 making an average of $320,000 per year in retail sales in the United States. Last year, retail florists produced $34.3 billion in sales. Thats only the second time in history that florists have broken the $34 billion ceiling, according to the 2012 Floriculture Crops Summary and the U.S. Census Bureau. The first time occurred on the eve of recession, in 2006-2007. But those are just statistics. What is a florist in particular, a Gulf Coast florist? The truth of the matter is that florists are many things. They wear many hats. And they work hard, like dairy farmers, often every day and from early morning until late at night, to meet their orders. I always tell people it beats laying bridges and digging ditches, but its an awful close second, says Mark Fessenden, a Neapolitan who, with his wife, Barbara, owns Genes Fifth Avenue Florist, a thriving business they inherited from his parents, Bud and Arthea Brimmer. We throw around five-gallon buckets of water all day. Were one step away from being short-order cooks. They have to work fast because flowers dont last. Im a workaholic. I thrive on hard work Ive worked from 6 a.m. until 3 a.m. the next day to meet all the orders weve had, says Julie Perkins, who, with husband Glynn, operates Gladrich Florist in Port Charlotte. Florists spend significant portions of their days in coolers, like ice cream vendors or in other places. I clean the floors with a mop and bucket, I order flowers, I market flowers, I build the arrangements Ive done it eight hours a day for, oh my God! Fourteen years! exclaims Ms. Johnson. Her mother and father did it, after all. And now her daughter is doing it with her. Florists are also artists of the moment who work in materials that wilt, like Tibetan sand sculptors. Mr. Fessendens record for creating a single elaborate arrangement is about 25 hours thats 25 hours straight. It was a 50-foot Hatteras fishing boat mounted on top of a sea of blue flowers a life-sized memoriam for a captain who operated that boat out of Everglades City, he recalls. That was in the 1980s, back when money was almost as common as sea grass in Everglades City. It was three dimensional, and it looked like a boat on a blue sea. It had a lot of hydrangeas and spring and summer flowers in lots of colors. Youre trying to create a look but its difficult to capture the textures (of a real boat) in flowers, so you use everything. And you have to do it in a matter of hours, maybe a day or two in advance of its use. Its a last-minute production. In addition, Florists are international traders like corporate CEOs; 64 percent of their dollar volume sales have to be imported (and for you statistics junkies, 78 percent of those imports come from Colombia). And thats not all, as anybody who chats with a florist can tell you. Theyre go-to therapists of the blooming palette, theyre neighbors whom you depend on in the most important moments weddings and funerals, love days and achievement days. Or just ordinary days made extraordinary days. I have a young man whos now stationed in Afghanistan, and he calls me regularly to send flowers to his mother, says Heather Messmer, owner of Ruth Messmer Florist (Ruth was her energetic mother, who defined what it meant to be a retail florist for decades, in Lee County). And they can serve as barometers of the society and the economy, both, not to mention history itself. One of Mr. Fessendens forebears was William Fessenden, secretary of the treaFLORISTFrom page 1 y y th in g An d you h av e t o do it in a m at te r of Barb Fessenden Glynn Gladrich heads out to deliver a birthday present. Julie Gladrich puts protective sleeves on flower buds. Lavender and tropical arrangements are popular right now, says Mark Fessenden. VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLY PETER ARATARI / FLORIDA WEEKLY


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Call it a Constitutional Flower of the first order. Or take Ms. Messmer, who can remember when flowers were not imported much they were grown here and Lee County was the epicenter of the gladiolus business in the United States. (Now, she says, only such local, longtime produce farmers as Horace Britten and his family are still growing them.) Ms. Messmer was working flowers as a girl the day Hurricane Donna came to town in 1960, devastating the area. The family was providing blooms for a wedding that got canceled, or maybe just blown away to another day. My dad had to go find dry ice I think it was over on Fowler Street, she recalls. And why? Because flowers wait for no man or florist. When youre a florist, therefore, your least favorite line of poetry was probably written by Andrew Marvel: Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, and waste its sweetness on the desert air. But not if your name is Messmer. Or Fessenden, who, like many florists, was adamant that he would not get into the business, when he was young. I remember when I said to my mom and dad, I will never be in this business. I was going to be a musician. I play trumpet and piano, and I played with everybody the Four Tops, The Temptations, Lou Rawls. Then, music became work and flowers seemed like fun. So he came back to the business. That became work too, but in a good way almost too good. We used to have six satellite stores. We did The RitzCarlton for a long time, until I decided I wanted to see my children, maybe go to a baseball game. So we decided it was too much. We were working 23 hours a day and the quality of life went to hell in a hand basket. They scaled back to Genes, and then hit a double whammy, as he puts it both a recession and a building fire that put them out of the main location for 20 months. But they beat that, too. Now, we pay attention to every day things. A lot of people think we do mostly parties and big events, but tis opposite. We do happy birthdays, anniversaries, thinking-of-yous thats our mainstay. But the Fessendens have also done parties that brought in six figures, or decorated for parties that included, say, President George Bush. And his father even got to travel to Washington, D.C., for 10 days once to help decorate the White House for a function under President Ronald Reagan. The reality is that florists have their fingers on the pulse of the culture, which continues to use flowers to express a vast range of feeling through a wide variety of circumstance and not just presidential flowerings, but economic deflowerings. The recession, for example, may have helped contribute to the decline of a customary tribute known as the boutonniere like derriere, only this one goes with a button, not a derry: flowers worn in a button hole. That, at least, is a theory proposed by Mrs. Perkins at Gladrich Florists. Boutonnieres used to be a steady standard of flower sellers, she recalls nothing like a Valentines Day or a Mothers Day bouquet, perhaps, but always dependable at graduations. Not so much now, post recession, however. And maybe thats not a bad thing, she suggests. In England, we dont do graduations that way, she points out. You would never catch our offspring wearing various flowers with clothes, except under duress. England is universally known as one of the great garden cultures of the world. Six years ago, though, the Perkins family gave up the customs of that blessed plot, that earth, that realm, that England (as Shakespeare put it) where they were born and raised, to move permanently to the Unites States and take up flowers. For good reason, too: flowers are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world, as the American Ralph Waldo Emerson said. Maybe so, but that wont matter if nobodys paying for the privilege of a ray beauty. Fortunately, somebody is, which brings out the best in our florists. Business is better than it was a couple of years ago, says Ms. Johnson at Bonita Blooms. My favorite thing about this business is being artistic and independent. For any independent flower shop now in existence, thats pretty much the only reason you do it. You can make a comfortable living but youre probably not going to get rich. I love every flower there. I cant find one I dislike thats why Im doing this. When theyre fresh and at their peak performance, each flower calls to me. Look, I did this (originally) to make my mother happy. It wasnt what I wanted to do. But now you cant drag me away from it. Its an absolute labor of love. Heather Messmer posing with and fixing flower arrangements. VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLY

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Lets make this year better for students in our community who want to learn.WERE MAKING A DIFFERENCE AND YOU CAN, TOO! Donate school supplies by July 26 at any Fifth Third Bank location. July 2 26 Shes incorrigible, hissing and growling and stalking, even chasing people from the room, teeth bared and claws coming out. But only sometimes and only some people. With others, she purrs loudly and nudges gently before surrendering onto her back for a belly rub. Shes Serafina, the beautiful but bad (but only sometimes) Maine coon cat mix who showed up in a crate on the doorstep at Humane Society Naples some 245 days ago. Patricia Connell, business manager at the no-kill shelter, remembers the day well. She was fine her first day here, but on the second day her true colors started to come out, Ms. Connell says. She got spitting mad. No one could touch her. They had to toss kibble into her crate because they couldnt get near her. Michael Simonik, HSN executive director, bravely took the fiery feline home with him on a foster basis, assuming her beautiful photo in the shelter lobby and on the HSN website and Facebook page would surely lead to a permanent home in short order. Although she was mistrustful and mean to Mr. Simonik at first, the cat grew accustomed to him and the surroundings. But not to his canine housemates, who were made miserable by the temperamental interloper. Mr. Simoniks allergies also took notice, and it wasnt long before he had to bring the cat back to his workplace. Thats when Serafina took a fierce shine to Ms. Connell. She adores me. She just wants to lie on my desk all day and have me pet her which I do as much as I can, she says. For the past many months, Serafina has presided over Ms. Connells office, only occasionally wandering down the hall and into other offices (which usually results in a standoff with an unsuspecting human). Ms. Connell has never had any conflict with the cat and would be happy to take her home to her condo, but she already has a cat and Serafina despises other cats, she says. As much as she enjoys Serafina as an officemate, Ms. Connell knows the regal animal would be much happier in a real home. The Wanted poster still hangs in the HSN lobby, beseeching the right person to give her a permanent home. The infamous feline also continues as a regular presence on HSNs Facebook page and Website. Although several people have expressed an interest, no one has passed muster in a face-tofeline meeting. She stalked a boy who came in with this grandmother to meet her, Ms. Connell says. The grandmother had to stand between the two of them. Serafina has cornered a visiting Great Dane in the staff kitchen and gone after the visiting auditors when they approached Ms. Connell at her desk. (The unpredictable cat completely ignored the auditors, however, when she came upon them in another office). There are a couple of HSN staffers whose approaching voices can even provoke the cat into confrontational position. She very, very picky about who she likes, Ms. Connell says, adding no one has been able to establish a pattern in Serafinas delight/disdain for certain people over others. She gorgeous. She chirps and prances She has character. And when she likes you, shes amazing. Ms. Connell says. She deserves a real home. But not with just anyone. If you think you might understand Serafina and, perhaps more importantly, vice versa call HSN for an appointment to find out whether you pass the test. Serafina is waiting. The number is 643-1800. Finicky feline anxious for forever homeBY CINDY PIERCEcpierce@ COURTESY PHOTOSerafina


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Ive found. Pick up a pack of 25 for about $8 at any drug store or grocery store. Hats off to vacations and to a classic but packable fedora ($168 at The Coach Store in Waterside Shops) that will make bad-hair days a breeze. Im pretty sure the fedora trend has made it to New Brunswick; if it hasnt, Ill start it. Two weeks out from my departure, my pile of things to pack is tak-ing shape on my bedroom floor, yet I remain optimistic that I wont have to check a bag. Im not ruling out the possibility, however. So just in case, I bought a landmark luggage tag for my suitcase thats too big for the overhead bin. I picked Lady Liberty, but Stein Mart has the Eiffel Tower and Big Ben, too ($1.99 each). My luggage still has lots of miles left on it, so even if I do end up having to pack my big suitcase, at least I wont have to buy one for this trip. If I were in the market, however, Id surely consider the pieces I spied at Stein Mart. Made by Rockland, the hard plastic suitcases ($99.99 for the 28-inch model, $79.99 for the 20-incher) would make even the most trepid traveler feel at least somewhat worldly. Editor Cindy Pierce will be on vacation July 21-Aug. 10. Before or after that, however, she welcomes theme suggestions for her browsing and buying outings. E-mail NEW LOCATION! Sport Spree FOR THE SPORTS FAN 23106 FASHION DRIVECoconut Point Mall #101 Estero, FL 33928 239-495-9000 NFL MLB NBA NHL *SHOP HERE FOR ALL YOUR FAVORITE TEAMS APPAREL, NOVELTIES, COLLECTIBLES, AND GIFT ITEMS. Home Field ADVANTAGE YOUR 2013 NBA CHAMPIONSHIP GEAR!!! JUST IN! 1892 Trade Center Way Naples, Fl 34109 Ph:(239)596-8282 Fax:(239)513-9055 www.alohanaples.comOur 25th Year in Naples *New Construction *Renovations Specialist *Heat Pumps (From $2695.00)*Salt Systems (From $29.95 a month)*Add Spa to Your Pool (From $9,995.00)*New LED Lights *Weekly Pool Cleaning (From $70.00 a month)*Child Safety Fence (From $19.95 per ft) Before After After Before SHOP TALK y et I o pt ih at I av e b ag. i ng i ty, t a s e I r t n Heres the ticket: Travel abroad with FCGUThe Renaissance Academy of Florida Gulf Coast University has sponsored more than 20 conciergestyle excursions abroad over the past 10 years. Travelers visit historic and cultural sites with local guides, experience the customs, cuisine, language and history of another culture and delight in the company of fellow travelers who share a love of learning and a sense of adventure. Trips are limited to 24 passengers. A few spots remain available on two trips coming up this fall. Call 425-3272 for more information. Tuscany: Sept. 7-15 Explore vineyards and olive groves, medieval towns and villages, hilltop castles and ancient farmsteads from Florence to Siena, Lucca, Pisa, Certaldo, Bologna, Fiesole and San Gimignano. $3,295 per person (land only). Portugal and Spain: Sept. 16-30 Begin in the capital city of Lisbon and travel through a region of olive groves, vineyards, and wheat fields to one of Portugals finest pousadas set in a former 15th-century convent. Cross into Spain and exploer Merida, Cordoba, Seville, Toledo and Madrid. From $4,834 per person (land and air). Travelers have the option of extending the tour for a stay in Barcelona. Serving Naples the finest products for over 70 years. Wynns Personalized CateringFrom small intimate dinners to large corporate receptions, you can count on Wynns Catering to give your event the personal attention to detail that will have everyone raving for months. Our talented chefs approach food preparation as a ne art, interpreting your special theme to create dishes that are both delicious to the palate and pleasing to the eye. Our experienced, courteous staff ensures everything will run smoothly with meticulous, unobtrusive service. But the very best part is that you are free to enjoy the occasion, spend time with your guests and leave the fuss and cleanup to us!For all your catering needs, call us today... 239.649.7272 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 11-17, 2013 NEWS A13

PAGE 14 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA14 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 11-17, 2013 omas Quigley, M.D.Board Certied Eye Physician & Surgeonwww.doctorquigley.comFREEEYE EXAMFOR NEW PATIENTSNo Hidden Charges: It is our policy that the patient and or any other person responsible for payment or be reimburse by payment or any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of reimburse within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment. Offer does not apply to Avantica managed insurance plans including Freedom, Optimum and some Universal.CODE: FW00SP27823complete medical exam with one of our board certied eye doctors includes prescription for eyeglasses, and tests for cataracts, glaucoma and other eye diseases. Offer applies to new patients 59 years and older. Coupon Expires 7/31/2013Naples Bonita Springs HEALTHY LIVINGMaking strides in modernization at NCH Two separate areas strike me as representative of our recent efforts to improve and modernize our approach to care. Focusing first on our open-heart coronary revascularization surgery program, we have maintained our top rating of three stars, due in part to our 40 percent lower-than-expected mortality. We have also recorded exceptional performance in taking patients off the respirator within 24 hours (94 percent of the time). We have also progressed in aortic value replacement, earning a two-star rating and achieving a zero for in-hospital mortality associated with the procedure. Nationwide, open-heart cardiac surgery volumes are decreasing. This is likely due to factors including the use of less invasive stents to correct clogged arteries, increased use of lipid (fat)lowering medications and overall better coordination among cardiac surgeons, invasive cardiologists (heart physicians who do cardiac catheterization and place stents) and non-invasive cardiologists (who prescribe medications and lifestyle changes to treat heart disease). With the addition of Drs. Robert Pascotto Jr. and Dennis Stapleton to the NCH Heart Institutes st aff of cardiologists, we now have a one-stop shop for patients who have heart problems. Secondly, we continue our quest to bring our entire health-care system into the digital world and were almost there. NCH was recognized as being Most Wired in 2012, due in large part to our collaboration with our information technology partner, Cerner. Through SIMON, our Secure Intelligent Medical Online Network, we will place orders electronically; deliver clinical notes digitally; share current medications instantly with patients, physicians, nurses, pharmacists and other professionals as appropriate; and discharge patients with a printed set of instructions. Under the new leadership of Dr. Tuan Nguyen as medical director of clinical informatics, our clinical communication will improve markedly as we evolve from a mix of handwritten and digital to all digital, all the time. I find it no wonder that, for the second year, Beckers Hospital Review has named NCH one of the 100 Great Community Hospitals. Dr. Allen Weiss is president and CEO of the NCH Healthcare System. Only half of U.S. youth meet physical activity standardsOnly about half of U.S. adolescents are physically active five or more days of the week, and fewer than one in three eat fruits and vegetables daily, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health. In a survey of youth in 39 states, NIH researchers questioned nearly 10,000 students between 11 and 16 years old about their activity levels and eating habits. They also asked the students to describe their emotional health, body image and general satisfaction with life. The students showed a surprising variability in eating patterns, said lead author Ronald J. Iannotti, of the Prevention Research Branch of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the NIH Institute in which the study was conducted. But most about 74 percent did not have a healthy pattern. Dr. Iannotti conducted the research with NICHD colleague Jing Wang. Their findings appear in the Journal of Adolescent Health. The researchers found that the adolescents diet and activity habits could be classified into three general categories. They described the first group as unhealthful. This group accounted for 26 percent of participants. The second group, classified as healthful, accounted for 27 percent. Because it was the largest group including 47 percent of participants the researchers classified the third group as typical. The analysis of the survey results showed that the typical youth were least likely to exercise five or more days each week or to eat fruits and vegetables at least once a day. They were more likely to spend time watching television, playing video games or on a computer than the healthful group, and less likely to do so than the unhealthful group. They infrequently ate fruits and vegetables but also infrequently ate sweets, chips or fries, or had soft drinks. Youth in this group were more likely than youth in the other two groups to be overweight or obese and to be dissatisfied with the appearance of their bodies. The unhealthful group consumed the most sweets, chips, french fries and soft drinks. They also were more likely than the other groups to report watching TV, playing video games and using a computer more than two hours a day. Despite the caloric foods they consumed, youth in the unhealthful group were more likely to be underweight and to report needing to put on weight. Youth in this group also were more likely to report symptoms of depression and of poor physical health, such as backaches, stomachaches, headaches or feeling dizzy. All three groups could stand to improve their health habits, Dr. Iannotti said, whether walking or biking between home and school or eating more fresh produce each day. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans children and adolescents should get one hour or more of moderate or vigorous aerobic physical activity a day, including vigorous intensity physical activity at least three days a week. For more information, visit the Institutes website at www.nichd.


Health care that lets kids be kids in Southwest Florida. teens. The Lee Memorial Health System Foundation has launched a capital campaign to build Americas newest childrens hospital a 128-bed facility adjacent to HealthPark Medical Center. To learn more, call the Foundation at 239-343-6950.Caring People, Caring for Kids


Visit Naples Florida Weekly on Facebook and Enter to Win Dinner for four at Shulas! July 1st through July 29th oridaweekly WIN Dinner for FOUR The Naples Garden Club recently awarded several fellowship and community grants for 2013. The Conservancy of Southwest Florida received $15,000 for interpretive signage for its Hammock Trail, and Naples Botanical Garden received the same amount to fund three interns to work in the Naples Garden Club Idea Garden, the Beuhler Enabling Garden and the Scott Florida Garden Wildflower Meadow. Grace Place for Children & Families was awarded $1,830 to help fund improvements to its childrens garden for STEM education. Angelica Harkoo and Emily Maya were fellowship recipients of the Naples Garden Club Fellowship Endowed Fund at FGCU. The fund awards select students who conduct research in plant sciences at the FGCU Kapnick Education and Research Center at the Naples Botanical Garden. Toastmaster Academy invites members and guests to Secrets of Captivating Speech Writing: Proven Steps to Creating a Great Speech, a panel discussion and workshop from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, at the North Collier Government Center, 2335 Orange Blossom Drive (next to the library). Panelists Tashahara Jallad, Mary Lou Williams and Marianne Oehser will lead group exercises and discuss how to find an interesting topic, come up with a captivating title and craft the content of a speech. Attendance is free for Toastmaster Academy members and $10 for others. For reservations or more information, e-mail or call Ms. Oehser at 216-3030. The East Naples Civic Association holds its next meeting beginning at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 18, at Hamilton Harbor Yacht Club. Members and guests are invited to hear guest speaker Jeff Lytle of the Naples Daily News discuss his journalism career and some of whats making local headlines of late. All are welcome. Cost of the luncheon is $18 for members and $20 for others. For reservations or more information, call 434-1967. The Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club of Naples invites all area Pi Phis to a casual summer mixer on the beach at Pelican Bay starting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 18. Reservations are required in order to board the beach shuttle. Call Connie Kindscater at 249-4969 or e-mail The Ohio State Alumni Club of Naples holds is annual student sendoff social for local students who attend OSU from 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at Gatsbys Pizza, 4450 Bonita Beach Road in Bonita Springs. RSVP by calling 404-9399 or e-mailing ohfliova@gmail. com. The Naples chapter of PFLAG, Parents Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, a support, education and advocacy group for families with gay or transgender members, meets at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month. The next meeting is July 18. Call 513-4568 for location. The Democratic Womens Club of Collier County presents a screening of Miss Representation, a film that explores the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America, beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 20, at the Best Western in Naples Plaza. Brunch will be served after the film, which is presented in celebtration of the 165th anniversary of the launch of the womens rights movement (July 20, 1848, in Seneca Falls, N.Y.). Admission is free; donations welcome. For more information, call Elaine Vaccaro at 354-0100 or 595-6976. CLUB NOTESFront row: Barbara Evans of Grace Place for Children and Families with fellowship recipients Angelica Harkoo and Emily Maya. Back row: Sondra Quinn of the Naples Garden Club; Stephanie Munz Campbell of Grace Place; Linda Lehtomaa of FGCU; Chad Washburn, Phyllis Racine and Brian Holley of the Naples Botanical Garden; and Andrew McElwaine of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA16 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 11-17, 2013


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And then there is CrazyLabo in Fukuoka, Japan, which is marketing two personal-hygiene robots, available for special occasions such as parties, according to a May BBC News report. One detector, shaped as a womans kissable head, tests breath odor and responds (e.g., smells like citrus; theres an emergency taking place). The other, resembling a dog, checks a persons feet and can either cuddle up to the subject (no odor) or appear to pass out. The local council in Brunete, Spain, near Madrid, has now seen a radical drop in unscooped dog droppings after employing volunteers to find the names of derelict dogs. They then matched the dog with the towns dog registrations to obtain the owners addresses, then mailed them packages containing their dogs business (terming it lost property). Undignified deaths The man who claimed the worlds record for traveling the farthest distance on a zip line attached only to his hair was killed in April as he similarly attempted to cross the Teesta River in West Bengal, India, on a zip line. He died of a heart attack, and since observers were unclear whether his limpness was part of the performance, he hung lifeless for 45 minutes. (He was identified in news reports as a Guinness Book record-holder, but as with many such claims, the Guinness Book has no such category.) A 22-year-old man was killed in March attempting to rope-swing from the picturesque, 140-foot-high Corona Arch near Moab, Utah, trying to emulate a famous 2012 Internet video at the arch, Worlds Largest Rope Swing. This man, however, apparently overestimated the length of rope he would need to launch himself off the arch to begin his swing and crashed to the ground. Creme de la weirdYasuomi Hirai, 26, was arrested in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, in June after being identified in news reports as the man who had crawled dozens of meters in an underground g utter solely to gain access to a particular sidewalk grate near Konan Womens University in order to look up at skirt-wearers passing over the grate. After one pedestrian, noting the pair of eyes below, summoned a police officer, Mr. Hirai scurried down the g utter and escaped, but since he had been detained several months earlier on a similar complaint, police soon seized him, and indeed, he later admitted, I have done this numerous times. PerspectiveCongress established the Interagency Working Group in 2009 to set guidelines on advertising healthy foods to children, and public comments on the guidelines are now being posted. General Mills appeared among the most alarmed by the IWG proposals, according to its comments on the Federal Trade Commission website (as disclosed by Scientific American in May). Of the 100 most commonly consumed foods and beverages in America, GM asserted, 88 would fail the IWG standards, and if everyone in America started following the health recommendations, General Mills asserts that the cost of feeding the entire nation would increase $503 billion per year. T he Naples Newcomers helps those w ho are new to the area make new friendships centered around various social activities. Members meet to share a variety of interests and activities, including couples and singles groups, bridge, mahjongg, crafts, gourmet cooking, coffees, movies, card games and book discussions. Membership is for women who have been permanent residents of Naples for no more than five years. Luncheon meetings are on the second Thursday of each month at Naples area country clubs. An orientation coffee for prospective members takes place on the first Thursday of each month. For more information, call 298-4083 or visit www. Chess players of all ages and levels of ability are welcome to join the new Chess Club at the Moorings, meeting from 9 a.m. to noon every Saturday at Moorings Park. Each morning will begin with a brief discussion by various experts about some aspect of the game. Participation is free. Bring your own chess set or use one provided by the Moorings. Moorings Park is on the east side of Goodlette-Frank Road just south of Pine Ridge Road. Stop at the entrance gate to receive directions to the Chess Club meeting. For more information, call Wade Keller at 389-2525. CLUB NOTES

PAGE 18 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA18 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 11-17, 2013 PET TALESSuper snifferThe most incredible thing about your dog may be his nose BY DR. MARTY BECKER AND GINA SPADAFORIUniversal UclickIs there anything a dog cant use his nose to figure out? Dogs have long been used to sniff out escaped cons and missing children (think bloodhounds), dinner (think spaniels, retrievers and hounds), and even truffles (think poodles). But in recent years, trainers have come up with all kinds of new ways to use a dogs extraordinary sense of smell. Here are a few you may know and a few more we bet you didnt: Drugs. Dogs can be trained to sniff out all kinds of illegal drugs, finding them not only on people but also in massive cargo containers, longhaul trucks and school lockers. Plant matter. Since fresh fruits and vegetables can carry insects and diseases that have the potential to cause great damage to agriculture, dogs are used to detect foodstuffs in the luggage of travelers coming through customs. Dogs are also used to sniff out invasive plants in fields so they can be eradicated before they take hold. Insects. Termites? No problem. Dogs are also being used to detect the resurgence of bedbugs in big cities. Mold. Its not just the mold that bedevils homeowners, but also the mold that puts the vines at wineries at risk from the spread of disease. Explosives. Meetings of important public officials would be hard to imagine without the diligent work of bombsniffing dogs. To take it a bit further, dogs are even being taught to sniff out cellphones that could be used to detonate a bomb. Cows in heat. A lot of money depends on being able to artificially inseminate a cow without wasting time guessing when shes ready. While a bull could tell, hes not always available, as his contribution usually arrives on the scene frozen. A dog can tell when the cow is most fertile, although its a good bet the dog couldnt care less. Cancer. While cancer detection is still in the trial stage, its looking pretty promising that dogs can spot a malignancy. Someday your doctor may order up a lab test and mean Labrador! Chemicals. Dogs have been known to look for items as varied as mercury and the components of potentially pirated DVDs. Theyve also been used to detect the presence of fire accelerants in cases where arson is suspected. While most of us tend to think scent work is the near-exclusive province of a handful of breeds bloodhounds, German shepherds and maybe a Labrador retriever here and there in fact, a wide range of breeds and mixes is trained to detect various scents. Because of their fine noses and friendly dispositions, beagles are used to work airports by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and any manner of mixed breeds lucky dogs pulled from shelters have been used for other kinds of detection work. Because all dogs have keen noses filled with many more scent receptors than we humans have, a dogs future doing nose work relies more on enthusiasm, reliability and trainability than on the common canine ability to tell one scent from another. Dogs are used to sniff out everything from drugs and e xplosives to counterfeit DVDs dangerous chemicals. >> Blonde Browniestar is a spayed, 4-year-old cattle dog/terrier mix. Shes about 20 pounds of sweetness.>> Bubbie Boo is a neutered, 4-yearold cockapoo who will do best in a quiet home.>> Java Jones is a neutered, 3-yearold bassett hound/ Rottweiler mix who is as affectionate and lovable as he is adorable.>> Starstruck and her littermates, all spayed/neutered and 12 weeks old, are friendly, full of fun and happy to be held.To adopt or foster a petThis weeks adoptable pets are from Brookes Legacy Animal Rescue, an all-volunteer, foster home rescue organization. For more information, call 434-7480, e-mail Admin@ or visit www. Pets of the Week The Springs Assisted Living is part of Shell Points Integrated Healthcare System. Shell Point is a non-profit ministry of The Christian and Missionary Alliance Foundation, Inc. Shell Point. All rights reserved. SPG-128-13 13901 Shell Point Plaza Fort Myers, Florida 33908 MK Mb t Vn Cf Navigating the myriad decisions in determining if Assisted Living is right for you or your loved one is just plain difficult. Levels of care. Different facilities. Quality. Affordability. All factors in ensuring an optimized quality of life. If youve got a question or a whole list of them meet with our assisted living experts, McKenzie or Vivian, today. With the well being of the individual as their highest priority, theyll give you answers that can assist you in making the most informed decisions possible. When you do, we also invite you to tour Shell Points newest assisted living facility, The Springs. With beautiful surroundings and Shell Points proven reputation, The Springs offers an affordable option on a month-to-month basis. Meet with our experts and visit The Springs today! 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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 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 11-17, 2013 NEWS A19 THE DIVA DIARIESThe saga of building and crushing an addictionNormally, Im the sort of diva who likes to keep her missives light, refreshing and festive but alas, a somber tone is called for this week, as addiction is a terrible thing and sometimes needs to be brought out in the light and discussed. So, here goes: My name is Stephanie and I am addicted to Candy Crush Saga. For those of you lucky enough not to know about this evil, insidious, online puzzle game, I shall explain. You can play it on your smart phone, Facebook, iPad or all of the above if youre hardcore, like me. Basically, you move brightly colored candies around in a box to match three of a kind or more. Meanwhile, bizarrely enchanting circus type music plays in the background, lulling you into a trance. And whenever you make a particularly successful move, a creepy male voice rewards you by exclaiming things like DELICIOUS! or DIVINE! Candy Crush Saga starts out easy. You skate through the first few levels, but then it gets harder and harder and the more you fail to crush all the candies, the more the game denies you playing privileges (after trying and failing five times in a row, you have to wait 30 torturous minutes before trying again). This silly game is brilliant and evil all at once which is why youre seeing it all over Facebook. When I noticed that cool, interesting people whom I like were playing Candy Crush Saga, I was intrigued but not so much that I wanted to try it. What if it was a gateway game and all of the sudden, Id find myself not only crushing candy but resurrecting my online farm and playing Bejeweled Blitz every day? I have deadlines. I have events to attend. I have laundry. But then I saw that one of my most interesting and coolest friends, Asha, was playing. Asha has two teenagers. She travels. She works. She has lots of friends and interests (she even went skydiving a couple of months ago). Heck, if Asha was making time for Candy Crush Saga, then maybe I should, too, I thought. And in the back of mind, I heard my dear mothers voice: If Asha jumped off a bridge, would you jump off a bridge? I started out crushing socially just a round or three in the late afternoon. With Candy Crush, you can send your friends extra moves and such, so Asha and I would help each other out now and then. But more and more, Asha and I were begging each other for fixes. I mean, extra moves. Then it got out of control. As Asha raced through levels (there are at least 385 levels last I looked), I tried to keep up and found myself crushing candy into the wee hours, oversleeping, missing appointments and even turning down party invitations so I could stay home and crush alone. It took me three days to master level 38. I even started crushing candy in my sleep; I was having Candy Crush nightmares, often waking up in a cold sweat because I couldnt crush all the candy! As crushing candy began crushing our spirits, Asha and I started talking to each other about our shared problem. It was the first step toward finally deciding to quit together. As of this writing, I admitted to Facebook that I was quitting Candy Crush Saga. My friend Madison immediately commented on my post: But I need you to send me moves!!! I told Madison I could no longer enable her (or anyone elses) crushing. Crushing candy ruins lives well, social lives anyway. Now that weve stopped playing Candy Crush Saga, Asha and I plan on getting together next week for a glass of wine or three Divine!Dresses and dancingNow that Ive quit crushing candy, theres time for the things I really l ove, like dancing and dresses. Mark your calendars, Neapolitans: The Contemporaries young professionals group of the United Arts Council hosts Summer Tango at Mercato from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 18. What could be more fun than learning the dance of romance while enjoying cocktails and camaraderie with likeminded, fun-loving folks who, for the most part, are under the age of 50? The dance floor will be set up in Suite 7115 near MASA. Admission is free for members of The Contemporaries and $5 for others. RSVP by e-mailing or calling 254-8242. Then from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, July 25, head to the Goodwill Book Store on Ninth Street North for a Love That Dress! Collection Party. Just bring a new or gently used dress to donate to the PACE Center for Girls main event (coming up Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club). Youll have another chance to add a frock or two to the Love That Dress! inventory when the Pandora boutique at Mercato hosts a dress collection party from 6-9 p.m. Friday, July 26. Ciao for now, my lovelies! Stay tuned for another divalicious diary entry next week stephanieDAVIS


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PAGE 22 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB2 BUSINESS WEEK OF JULY 11-17, 2013 We are a direct lender offering the following loan products: LOOKING TOPURCHASE OR REFINANCE A HOME? a 40 year low! Making dreams come true...SW Floridas Fastest Growing Mortgage Bank! 239-434-0300 jeannetteSHOWALTER, CFAshowalter@ww fsyst MONEY & INVESTINGLift the yolk off business in order to increase the GDPIn the next two to three years, it will be quite interesting to see how (and if) the U.S. will create economic growth sufficient to decrease its unemployment to a level of 6 percent. Unemployment of 6 percent is not an arbitrary objective; it is the level specified by the Federal Reserve needed before the agency will reverse many of its aggressive monetary actions. It is widely held that, to reduce unemployment, gross domestic product, the broadest measure of economic health, must grow at 2.5 percent or better. To reduce high and persistent levels of unemployment, such as we have, GDP needs growth in the 3-3.5 percent range. How is the U.S. economic health? The GDPs most recent annualized growth rate for first quarter 2013 was released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis on June 26. It was an anemic 1.8 percent. This is the second of two downward revisions by the BEA as the first estimate was 2.5 percent and the first revision was 2.4 percent. As Bill Gross pointed out in his June letter to investors titled Wounded Heart, its been five years and the real economy has not once over a 12-month period of time grown faster than 2.5 percent. Unquestionably, the U.S. economy is slowing. Unquestionably, many of the initial estimates of GDP growth are pie in the sky and are subsequently lowered. How is U.S. unemployment faring? As reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics at the end of June, the national rate is currently 7.6 percent. It is unchanged from Mays level and remains in the 7 percent range for the past 10 months despite aggressive monetary policy that has been broadened and deepened over the past 10 months. Otherwise, we would be in worse shape. Unemployment peaked at 10.2 percent in October 2009. Seemingly, there has been progress except that the decline in unemployment likely overstates the recovery in jobs. The decline in the past nine months is partly attributable to the decrease in the number of people counted as unemployed. Some unemployed people have given up in their search for a job and are no longer included in the unemployed count. So next time you hear there has been a decrease in unemployment, consider that reality might be that there have been dropouts from the unemployed list. Such decreases in the size of the employment base points to a loss of U.S. productivity and lower national earned income levels (because the dropouts are not gainfully employed.) So, back to the original question, how will GDP grow at rates better than 2.5 percent to get unemployment to 6 percent and lower? Short answer: It needs to come from the business sector, not from the government or consumption, etc.? Take a look at the core equation: GDP= C+I+G+ NX. The four components are: C for consumption; I for business investment; G for government spending; and X for net exports. Consumption accounts for a whopping 72 percent of GDP; government spending 20 percent; business investment 14 percent and, as the U.S. is a net importer, our net exports is a negative 6 percent and a drag on GDP. GDP grows if, on a net basis, there is growth in the sum of the components. But not all spending (consumption versus business versus government versus foreign buyers of our goods) is the same. Government expenditures include social payments (unemployment compensation, Medicare, Medicaid, Medicaid and Social Security) and special make work programs e.g., census hiring. This spending adds no productive capacity nor does it create a more highly trained work force. Government spending has little multiplier effect on the U.S. economic system. (However, IF the government spending was for capital, infrastructure improvements or even education that results in higher-tiered engineers with skills equal or exceeding talent offered overseas, then the governments spending would have added to the productive capacity of the U.S. A look at the GDP components individually suggests that 3.5 percent growth in GDP; we are at 1.8 percent and facing headwinds. First, even if consumers do buy more stuff, their buying is not an investment in our economy it is just more stuff they own. Second, the U.S. government is already under sequestration cuts, with more budget cuts coming this summer and more coming in the fall. Third, the recent rise in the dollar hurts our competitive position in exporting and whatever advantage we had seems to be diminishing under Japans recent forced currency devaluation. The only meaningful hope the U.S. has for truly returning to a strong, vibrant economy lies with business investment, which is impeded by higher taxation and increased government regulation. Business investment is the only vehicle at this juncture that can create meaningful GDP growth as it creates the multiplier effect. How so? For example, a business buys equipment or builds a plant, then it hires people to make stuff with the equipment in the plant; and then the newly employed spend money on consumer stuff. This makes for sustainable growth in GDP. There is no way of getting away from the GDP equation; it is what it is.The non-financial sector of corporate America is highly capable of finding its way out of this low-growth hole. Despite such economic prognosis for the U.S., our elected officials cannot stop bickering and are unwilling to find common ground. Whether they hail from the far left or far right, until they get their heads in the game, we will likely continue to stumble along with sub-par growth. Jeannette Showalter, CFA is a commodities broker with Worldwide Futures Systems, 571-8896. For mid-week commentaries, write to showalter@ww fsyst Trading futures and options on futures and Forex transactions involve substantial risk of loss and may not be suitable for all investors. You should carefully consider whether trading is suitable for you in light of your circumstances, knowledge and financial resources. You may lose all or more of your initial investment. Opinions, market data and recommendations are subject to change at any time.


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Nevertheless, too much of a good thing is still too much. Enron serves as a classic example of how owning company stock can go horribly wrong. Remember that you already depend on your employer for your income. Its kind of risky to depend on it for the bulk of your investments, too. (2) Investing too heavily in an industry with which we are very familiar. Industry knowledge can give us a leg up, but this familiarity fuels a common pitfall, too. For example, its enticing for an orthopedic surgeon to load up on shares of a medical device company that enables surgeons to perform knee and hip replacements, if the good doctor strongly believes in its products. But if either the sector suffers or the technology falters, then the portfolio shrinks. (3) Not selling our stock winners to avoid Uncle Sam. Its common to avoid selling a winning stock to delay having to pay taxes on the gains. But this can threaten our portfolios performance. 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He currently sells around 30 kegs a week to retailers in Naples and hes looking to expand his Fort Myers accounts. Austin Schmelzer, product manager for World of Beer at the Bell Tower Shops, says he got the Naples Beach Pale Ale in on a Monday. He hooked it up to his line of 51 draft beers on Tuesday. Come Wednesday, the keg was almost empty, before he even had a chance to list the beer on his menu. People come in and ask, What do you have thats local? Mr. Schmelzer says. Soon as we get a local brew, its gone. Mr. Schmelzer says he cant keep Fort Myers Brewing Company craft beers in stock. Soon as he gets a batch of the brewerys Gateway Gold, Tamiami Tan or City of Palms Pale Ale, those suds sell out fast. Their Cypress Strong is probably my favorite, Mr. Schmelzer says of Fort Myers Brewing Company ales. Its got a nice caramel finish to it Their Caloosahatchee Kolsch is real light and refreshing. Its got a grassy taste to it.Evolving tastesWorld of Beer Fort Myers will celebrate its two-year anniversary in August. Mr. Schmelzer has been there since the beginning. Watching the change in taste buds over the years, he says, People drink the most obscure stuff now, when a year ago, they stuck to the basics. Mr. Schmelzer has seen mainstream tastes move from bland to daring, as more and more of his patrons are experimenting with chocolate stouts, peanut butter ales and blueberry wheats. Theres always something out there youll like. Dont stop at the first one you find, he says, making craft beer tasting sound like the world of dating. Marco Island Brewery bar manager Marco Magdalener says he only used to drink Bud Light and Miller Lite, but since hes been bartending at the familyrun pub, he cant remember the last time he drank a domestic beer. People want to drink something other than watered-down Bud Light, says Mr. Magdalener, who now fancies Pitch Black IPA. Marco Island Brewery quotes Benjamin Franklin on its website: Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy. And Plato: He was a wise man who invented beer. The bar brews four in-house craft beers: Loggerhead Red, named for the turtle; Tigertail Ale, named for the beach; Horrs Island Hefeweizen, named for the small island off of Marco; and The Rock IPA, fitting as locals have forever called Marco Island, The Rock. Curious drinkers can try out a flight: 4-ounce servings of four different beers. One of this and one of that, it never gets boring, says Jamie Shea, general manger. Her dad owns the bar. Her brother brews the beer. When we first opened, people laughed at us and said, This is a Bud Light island. Thats all anybody drinks here, says Ms. Shea, remembering back to 2010. But now so many people come in to try so many different beers Its funny, when you go to other places, they all have craft beers now. I kind of feel like we brought a little bit of that to the island. Daryl Fry, general manager of the English-style IceHouse Pub, has equally been impressed with the reception of craft beer up in Punta Gorda. He knew sales would be good during season, saying, A lot of people from up North, they want to try stuff from here when theyre here. They dont want to come down here and drink the same beers they drink up North. They like to drink more of the local stuff. Im the same way. Whenever I go anywhere, I want to drink local beer. Some people come in and ask, Why dont you have any American beer? Mr. Fry says. Soon as you point out the fact that most of them are American, they cant get enough. Other local drinkers may be a little wary of trying something theyve never heard of. While they may be intimidated by the list of 25 craft beers on draft at the IceHouse, as soon they try one, Mr. Fry says they come around to his way of thinking: Smaller batches yield better beer. b a r a s M ar c Br ew er y b s w s n IP qu l i n s t n BREWSFrom page 1 Will Lawson at Naples Beach Brewery Daryl Fry at IceHouse Pub Austin Schmelzer at World of Beer


FLORIDA WEEKLYB6 BUSINESS WEEK OF JULY 11-17, 2013 New Location James and Amy Novakovich and team at Nova Wealth Management have moved to new space in The Offices at Vanderbilt, 28089 Vanderbilt Drive in Bonita Springs. New in Business Save On Vapor, a retail store and lounge specializing in electronic cigarettes and accessories, has opened at 1951 Pine Ridge Road. Board Appointments Joel Banow has been appointed to the leadership council of Bayshore Cultural and Performing Arts Center. Mr. Banow has served as a producer/director for WGCU-TV arts and cultural programming. He received Emmy nominations for his work with CBS News and also worked for eight years at CNBC. He is a founding member of the Naples Press Club and serves on the board of The Naples Players and the advisory board of the Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida. The following new members have joined the board of directors of the Harry Chapin Food Bank for three-year terms: David Fry, WCI Communities; Ken ODonnell, Busey Bank; Anne Rose, Lee Memorial Health System; Laura Worzella, Wells Fargo; and Marianne Zuk, Collier Family Office Inc. Health Care Kathy BridgeLiles has been named interim chief administrative officer for the Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida. Ms. Bridge-Liles began working as a pediatric ICU staff nurse at Lee Memorial Hospital more than 20 years ago and was instrumental in the opening of the pediatric ICU at HealthPark Medical Center and its outpatient pediatric oncology program. She serves on the board of directors for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida. Dr. Jeffrey Fabacher has been named medical director at the Naples location of Hazelden, the nonprofit addiction treatment center that provides detoxification and medical services and psychiatric oversight for clients. A graduate of the Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Dr. Fabacher completed his residency at Ochsner Foundation Hospital. He is board certified in psychiatry and has been in private practice in Naples since 1991. He has served as president of the Collier County Medical Society, has held various positions with the Florida Psychiatric Society and served on the board of directors of the Mental Health Association of Collier County. Scott Lowe has been named CEO of Physicians Regional-Collier Boulevard. Mr. Lowe joined the hospital as CFO five years ago. He was director of finance for Cleveland Clinic Florida from 1999-2005 and was the CFO of SurgeryPartners in Tampa from 2005-2008. He also has worked in managed care with Neighborhood Health Partners and Blue Cross Blue Shield. He earned an MBA from the University of Miami, a masters in public health from the University of Texas and a bachelors degree from the University of Virginia. Nonpro t Organizations Carol Shaw has been named executive director and CEO of Opera Naples. Ms. Shaw as the executive director of the David Lawrence Center and Foundation for more than 10 years and most recently was director of development, communications and marketing at Youth Haven. The Greater Naples Leadership class of 2013-14 consists of: Patricia Aiken-ONeill, Marcelo Alvarez, Carl Edward Bolch Jr., Barbara Casey, Elizabeth Chehayl, Eileen Connolly-Keesler, James Cook, John Frank Corbett, Elizabeth Cottingham, Adam Crescenzi, Suellen Dillon, Thomas Dunner Sr., Jacklynn Faffer, Patricia Ann Forkan, Jean Foster, Dennis Frodsham, Marguerite Hambleton, Anne Harris-Doherty, Glenn Haughie, Prentiss Higgins, Noreen Nicol Huber, Thomas Jordan, Leon Kaplan, Katherine Keane, Arnold Klinsky, Linda Leatherbury-Cheloliber, Thomas Lynch, Patrice Magrath, Iqbal Mamdani, Thomas McMeekin, Hermina Merkel, Rosemarie Murphy, Sherry Lynne OHearn, Ray Paprocki, James Philp, Richard Ratcheson, Kay Reis, Diana Riley, Patricia Rutledge, Roger Sippey, David Stewart, Stephen Thoma, Thomas Todd, Sandra Welker and Joseph Zaccagnino. Majors Dan and Francina Proctor have joined The Salvation Army Naples Corps as officers. Mr. Proctor serves as area coordinator and Mrs. Proctor as associate area coordinator for the Collier County office. For the past four years, the Proctors served as leaders of the Central Oklahoma Area Command. Mr. Proctor has played baritone and euphonium in The Salvation Army Southern Territorial Band in the U.S. for more than 38 years. Certified as a physicians assistant in pediatrics, Mrs. Proctor was commissioned and ordained in The Salvation Army in 1979 in Rancho Palos Verdes, Cali. Retail James Shafer has joined Norris Home Furnishings as a design consultant in the Naples showroom. A resident of Naples for more than 30 years, Mr. Shafer holds a bachelors degree from Central Michigan University. His work has been featured in Open House Magazine, and he received a Best Dining Room Design award in the Collier Building Industry Associations Parade of Homes. ON THE MOVE BRIDGE-LILES FABACHER SHAW SHAFER


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 11-17, 2013 BUSINESS B7 NETWORKING Grand opening of Naples newest Big Lots! in Park Shore Plaza STEPHEN WRIGHT / FLORIDA WEEKLY Like us on Facebook at Fort Myers Florida Weekly to see more photos. We take more society and networking photos at area event s than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. E-mail them to society@ Up Naples at the Hilton with the Greater Naples Chamber of CommerceBOB RAYMOND / FLORIDA WEEKLY Sea Gate Elementary School teachers accept a check from Big Lots! for their school. Susan Maida Jim Stephens and Ralph Malear Barbara Berry and Jennifer Collard Mike Atkins, Suellen Gilliam and Brooke Lefkow Linda Miceli and Joann Gomez Kimberley and Glenn Hosburgh John Carnevale, Lisa Bachmann and Beth Clower Sheri Warfield, Sis Berube and Angelo Rannazziai Rebecca Vaccariello and Mike Dallago Claudine Leger-Wetzel and David Marcozzi Ausegul Timur and Mike Reagen Cheryl McDonnell and Chick Heithaus Michelle Borders and MJ Scarpelli


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Rental DivisionSothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity.239.262.4242 | 800.749.7368 Old Naples4BR/3.5BA+den pool home, 2 blocks to beach and 5th Avenue. Unfurnished or partially furnished. $14,000Marco Island5BR/6BA+den estate home. Waterfront with Gulf views. Furnished. $21,500Vanderbilt Beach Pavilion Club2BR/2BA on 2nd oor, close to beaches, shops and theaters. Furnished. $1,350NAPLES FORT MYERS, ESTERO & BONITA SPRINGS Bonita Bay Tuckaweye3BR/3BA courtyard villa with heated pool and waterfall. Furnished. $3,500Pelican Landing Palermo3BR/3BA luxurious high-rise in The Colony. Private elevator and entry. Unfurnished. $3,500Bonita Bay Esperia3BR/2BA 15th-oor condominium with expansive Gulf views. Unfurnished. $3,500Cove Tower Caribe3BR/2BA, 8th oor with Gulf views. Unfurnished. $2,500Vanderbilt Beach4BR/4.5BA pool home, lots of upgrades. Unfurnished. $4,700Pelican Bay3BR/3.5BA courtyard pool home. Lake view. Unfurnished. $6,000Vanderbilt Beach | Gulf Breeze2BR/2BA condominium with Gulf views. Furnished. $1,500Park Shore | The Savoy2BR/2.5BA beachfront condominium on the 14th oor. Furnished. $3,200Royal Harbor | Beau Mer1BR/1BA condominium with Bay views. Furnished. $1,100Pelican Marsh | Arielle2BR/2BA condominium on the 2nd oor. Furnished. $1,900Park Shore | Venetian Bayview2BR/2BA condominium on the 5th oor. Furnished. $1,100Carlton Lakes | Lakeview2BR/2BA condominium on the 2nd oor. Furnished. $1,250Wyndemere| Cypress Commons2BR/2BA condominium with golf course views. Furnished. $2,200Bonita Bay | Woodlake3BR/3BA+den pool home. Pets allowed. Furnished. $4,500Stoneybrook | Pinehurst2BR/2BA 2nd-oor condominium. Unfurnished. $1,050 3903 SW 23RD AVE., CAPE CORALThis elegant Koogler home is on intersecting gulf-access canals. The stately executive home of 3,542 square feet has three bedrooms with three full and two half bathrooms, including a master with dual sinks and separate shower and tub. The etched glass doors welcome guests from the portico with a dome ceiling to the dramatic foyer. The residence is professionally decorated with premium quality finishes, cabinetry, wood wainscoting, coffered ceilings and architecturally inspired columns. The gorgeous chefs kitchen has stainless steel appliances, ample cabinet and counter space and an island that opens to the formal dining, family and living rooms. Other touches are a gas burning fireplace with custom mantel, 8-foot sliders to the free-form pool and spa, paver lanai, outdoor kitchen, boat dock with lift and staggered three-car garage. The home is listed at $829,000. For more information, contact listing agent Susan Ball of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate in Cape Coral at (239) 246-0167 or co-agent Rob Ricca at (239) 209-7465. 4034 LA COSTA ISLAND COURT, PUNTA GORDAThis spacious custom home is on two lots along a saltwater canal in Punta Gorda Isles. With 4,237 square feet of living space, the home offers four bedrooms and three full and two half bathrooms, including a master with dual sinks, a hydro massage tub and separate shower. The master bedroom has a private patio and attached den/home office overlooking the pool/spa and canal. The residence features a great room with cathedral ceilings and formal dining room. The gorgeous gourmet kitchen has granite counters, wood cabinets, stainless steel appliances and an island. It has ample counter and cabinet space. The extended concrete dock is equipped with a boatlift, and the oversized two-car garage includes a workshop. The home is listed at $829,000. Contact listing agent Luke Andreae of Re/Max Harbor Realty at (941) 833-4217 to learn more. 605 VIA MEZNER, #1602, NAPLESThis coveted second-floor end unit is in one of the few duplexes at The Pointe in the premier beach community of Pelican Bay. The condo of 2,784 square feet of living space features three bedrooms, den and 3 bathrooms, including a master bathroom with separate tub and shower. With the most desirable floor plan in The Pointe, the condo has a private elevator and a spacious kitchen with plenty of cabinet and counter space, island and built-in desk. The unit also has an attached two-car garage. The Pointe has lush landscaping, fountains, beautiful gardens, fitness center and tropical pool and spa. The condo is listed at $825,000. To learn more, contact listing agent Sheila Varnum of Downing-Frye Realty Inc. at (239) 596-1453. 23750 VIA TREVI WAY, #503, BONITA SPRINGSThis condo is in the Treviso subdivision of The Colony at Pelican Landing. The home features stunning views of sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico, tranquil waters of the Estero Bay and rolling hills of The Colonys golf course. The condo has 2,709 square feet of living space, with two bedrooms, den and three bathrooms. The master suite boasts spacious walk-in closets and a lavish spa bath with Roman-style tub. The home offers floor-to-ceiling windows, expansive terraces, polished marble flooring, private elevator foyer and customized open floor plan. The kitchen has beautiful Italian kitchen cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and an island. Among the community amenities are pool and spa, gym, theater and live-in management. The condo is listed at $825,000. For more information, contact listing agent Jill Kushner of Downing-Frye Realty Inc. in Bonita Springs at (239) 691-5505. COMPILED BY BARBARA BOXLEITNERWhat $829,000 will buy in SWFL A GUIDE TO THE LOCAL REAL ESTATE INDUSTRYREAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY B9 WEEK OF JULY 11-17, 2013




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SOOTHING VIEWS, WIDE OPEN SPACES AND PLENTY OF FRESH AIR.(And thats just the living area). TURNKEY SERIES HOMES*Lot priced separately The Frey family of companies has been building exquisite custom homes in Southwest Florida since 1972. We are now pleased to move that long tradition of excellence, pride and expertise south to Marco Island. Whether you choose one of our select waterfront homesites or opt to build on your own, Frey & Son Homes TurnKey Series strikes the perfect balance of taste, value and ne crasmanship. Not an easy task, to be sure. But making it easy for you is what we do best. Contact Tina Deady at 239-404-4468 or Donna Panarello at 239-405-3621 to schedule an appointment. Opportunities from $550k to over $1.5 millione Barbados (Model) 861 N. Bareld Dr. Marco Island, FL 34145 Model Home Now Open! NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 11-17, 2013 REAL ESTATE B17 Construction of two model homes by Harbourside Custom Homes and Arthur Rutenberg Homes will begin in late July in the newest neighborhood at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club. Navona on the Peninsula will consist of 18 waterfront single-family villa homes ranging from 2,500 square feet to more than 3,000 square feet of air-conditioned living space and priced from the $700,000s. Model homes, inventory homes and home sites are available for purchase now for move-in anticipated in early 2014. Each home in Navona on the Peninsula will have a boat dock on Miromars 700-acre freshwater lake where residents can water-ski, fish or boat. The enclave is adjacent to the new Marina on the Peninsula, which is scheduled to open this coming fall with bocce courts, fitness trails, boat slips and entertainment pavilions. The entrance to Miromar Lakes is on Ben Hill Griffin Parkway (Exit 123 off of I-75). For more information, call the sales center at 425-2340 or visit www. Miromar Lakes announces new neighborhood of villas COURTESY PHOTOThe freshwater lake from which Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club gets its name. $559,000 850 5th Avenue South #C | Naples, FL 34102Cell 239.272.8494 | PattiFortune@gmail.comMarbella LakesYour Community Specialist & Neighbor $459,900 FURNISHED HOME! TURN KEY READY NEW POOL HOME $339,900 Furnished


Enjoy Resort Style Living at Village Walk and Island Walk of North Naples! Serving North Naples and surrounding area.STOP BY OUR ON-SITE NORTH NAPLES VILLAGE WALK OFFICE MON-SAT.All homes now on re-sale market and priced from the low 200s-500s. Illustrated PropertiesJoanne Ciesielski | 239.287.6732 Brian Carey | 239.370.8687 OPPORTUNITYVillage Walk Town Center is the focus of the community's unique lifestyle a lifestyle people dream about; meeting friends for a swim, a work out or a set of tennis..then grabbing lunch or dinner at the on-site restaurant...relaxing to the soothing sounds of fountains or taking a relaxing stroll back home around the many lakes and footbridges. Village Walk o ers a full array of activities, and full recreational facilities reserved exclusively for resident's use with no equity or membership fees! VILLAGE WALK The clock is ticking on this pre-foreclosure 2.5BA Oakmont with private pool, and newer appliances in the kitchen, quiet location, side load garage, built in wall unit, and much potential! $365,000 NEW LISTING PENDINGPerfectly located 3BR,2.5BA Oakmont near amenities center and close to entrance gate. This lovely home is located near the cul-de-sac, and features front load garage, private pool with wide water lake views, built-in wall unit, larger tile in all living areas, and more! $389,000 Check it out today!Island Walk o ers luxury resort style living yets its the way of life enjoyed everyday by the residents! e Town Center is reserved for the exclusive use of the residents and there are no equity or membership fees to enjoy the this unique lifestyle. e heart of the community is the unique Town Center that has an appealing country club feel and o ers meeting rooms, open air community pool and lap pool, state of the art tness center, putting greens, working post o ce, on site restaurant, lighted HarTru Tennis courts, gas pumps, beauty salon, nail salon, and so much more! Schedule a private tour of this award wining community today.This home offers all THE BELLS AND WHISTLES! Exquisite 4BR,3BA is handsomely appointed to cabinets with pull out drawers, crown moldings and decorative trim work, 20 tile, plantation shutters, lanai offers the perfect place to relax or entertain guest poolside, CUSTOM salt water POOL & SPA ,water feature, retractable awning, paver brick, and lush landscaping with lake view complete this fabulous entertaining area. Furnishings negotiable. $515,000 Visual Tour Available ISLAND WALK FEATURED PROPERTY NEW LISTING Extended Capri in the cul-de-sac of Ventura Court. 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage, large screened patio, roll down hurricane shutters, lake and fountain views. Priced to sell $280,000 NEW LISTING


Moorings Park is a nationally accredited, non-prot, Medicare certied community and the only A+ S&P and Fitch rated continuing care retirement community in the country. All dimensions, specications and prices are subject to change without notice. All images are conceptual renderings and developer reserves the right to make modications without prior notice.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. 2406 Grey Oaks Drive North, Naples, Florida 239.919.1711Like Wine They belong together. Renowned Moorings Park and resplendent Grey Oaks. A brilliant new approach to active, healthy retirement living. The Time is Right. The Time is Now.Please join us for an Informational Luncheon about Moorings Park at Grey Oaks on July 24th at 11:30 AM in The Everglades Room at Grey Oaks Country Club. RSVP by July 18th by visiting our website at or calling 239.919.1711. FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 11-17, 2013 REAL ESTATE B19 www.JackiStrategos.comJacki Strategos GRI, CREN, SRES, e-Pro239-370-1222JStrategos@att.netRichard Droste Beautiful property, zoned to capitalize on tax bene ts. All utilities, completely cleared/fenced. 11441 Riggs Road $299,000 AGRICULTURAL 4.77 633 Hernando Ct. $1,095,000 NEAR TIGERTAIL BEACH4 BR/3 BA direct water way home. Den, dining room, breakfast nook. Pavers on Lanai & driveway. Resort style complex, income producing or family vacations. 2 or 3 bedrooms. Greenlinks Several Available CALL FOR DETAILS David Komara has been promoted to project manager for Minto Communities in Southwest Florida. A Naples resident, Mr. Komara has worked in the construction industry in field management, customer service and other management positions for the past 12 years. Michael Maurer has joined Engel & Vlkers Olde Naples as a broker-associate. He previously was managing broker for Commercial Realty Group in Bonita Springs and most recently was a broker-associate with REMAX Affinity in Old Naples. A native of Naples, he is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and Naples Area Board of Realtors. Lauren Rigor has joined the sales staff at South Bay Realty. She previously worked in the hospitality industry while studying marketing at Florida Gulf Coast University. Ms. Rigor belongs to the Naples Area Board of Realtors, the Florida Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors. Royal Shell Real Estate announces the following agents are top producers in the Naples market: Ben Maltese has been licensed in Florida since 1997. Previously from Michigan, he has worked in residential sales, residential and commercial development and hotel development, ownership and operations. Meli Chelon-Gumma has worked in Europe, Asia and the United States. Leah Alfieri began her real estate career in 1981 and most recently worked in the Bonita Springs office of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate. Cliff Donenfeld attended the University of Bristol in England and Hartwick College in New York. Prior to joining Royal Shell, he was with Premier Sothebys International Realty. Albert Diago is a real estate agent, investor and landlord who has more than 20 years of experience in the real estate and banking industries. Gary Ryan, formerly of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate in Bonita Springs, has been licensed in Illinois and Florida since 2005. Kathy Mahoney obtained her real estate license in 1999 and previously was with the Bonita Springs office of Coldwell Banker. Michael May has more than 20 years in the mortgage and real estate industries. Corye Reiter began her career in real estate in the Naples and Bonita Springs Area in 1997. The following agents with Premier Sothebys International Realty have been ranked among Americas top real estate professionals by REAL Trends/The Wall Street Journal Top Thousand. Designees are in the top of 1 percent of more than 963,000 licensed Realtors nationwide. Premier Sothebys International Realty agents ranking on the list of the Top 250 individual real estate professionals by transaction volume are: Michael Lawler, No. 31 with more than $154 million in sales. Karen Van Arsdale, No. 109 with $77.78 million in sales. Paul Graffy, No. 210 with $57 million in sales. Premier Sothebys Naples Signature Team was ranked No. 105 on the list of the Top 250 team real estate professionals by transaction volume, with sales of $89.8 million. The team is comprised of Barbi L owe, Dorcas Briscoe, Carol Gilman, John Hamilton and Trish Lowe Soars. REAL ESTATE NEWSMAKERS Subscribe online at or Call 239.325.1960 Get Florida Weekly delivered to your mailbox for only$3195PER YEAR*Rates are based on standard rate postage. A one-year in-county subscription will cost $31.95 to cover shipping and handling. Call for out-of-county and out-of-state postage and pricing options.


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INSIDE A GUIDE TO THE LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE WEEK OF JULY 11-17, 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 Sequel successFilm critic Dan Hudak finds Descipable Me2 delightfully likable. C11 Studio timeMeet artist Mary Mariner at home with her work. C8 Just like BrooklynOn big plates and with friendly service, Parmesan Petes delivers delicious classic Italian fare. C23 BY PHIL JASONFlorida Weekly Book CriticSo many books, so little time is the credo emblazoned on one of my sweatshirts. Isnt that the truth? Among my favorite T-shirts is Lead me not into temptation especially bookstores. I confess: Im addicted to reading. Worse, Im addicted to blabbing about what I read. I want to do you the favor of knowing what I think. You see, dear reader, Im looking out for your best interests. Well, not really. Usually I dont warn you when a book is not worth your time. With rare exceptions, I do not write CONFESSIONS TRU E Y PHIL JASO N o ri d a Wee kl y Boo k Critic So many books, so little time is the e do emblazoned on one of my sweat h irts. Isnt that the truth? Amon g my vo rit e Ts hirt s i s L e ad m e n o t int o m ptation especially bookstores. I confess: Im addicted to readin g W orse, Im addicted to blabbin g about h at I read. I want to do you the favor o f n owin g what I think. You see, dear ader, Im looking out for your e s t i nt e r es t s. Well, not really. Usuall y d ont warn y ou whe n boo k i s n o t w o rth o ur time. Wit h re exceptions, d o n o t writ e Phil Jason tells all about life in the fast lane as Florida Weeklys book criticA summer high: La Traviata at the moviesThe Metropolitan Operas Live in HD summer encore series wraps up with La Traviata in movie theaters across the country Wednesday evening, July 17. Local participating cinemas include the Hollywood Stadium 20 in Naples and Coconut Point Stadium 16 in Estero. Natalie Dessay stars as Verdis most beloved heroine in this production by WillySEE BOOKS, C4 SEE OPERA, C7 VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLY MARTY SOHL / THE METROPOLITAN OPERANatalie Dessay as Violetta in Verdis La Traviata, coming to area cinemas in HD on July 17. SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________


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PAGE 52 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 11-17, 2013 negative reviews. Why not? Wouldnt a balance of negative and positive reviews give my work more credibility? Perhaps it would. But I dont care. I dont have enough space to tell you what not to read or why you wont like something. Besides, if a book is inferior, it will sink under its own weighty badness it doesnt need my help. Silence can be a good thing. Many writers, especially novices, do not understand my refusal to write reviews of their efforts. My Florida Weekly Florida Writers column brings me a lot of e-mail from authors (and publicists) whose attempts at gaining my respectful attention are so poorly scribed that I can only imagine how bad the actual book is. Still, if I see any hope of being able to praise it, Ill ask for a copy (or a pdf or an e-version). Too often, I end up not reviewing the book, hoping to cast my refusal so that it doesnt do unnecessary harm. But Im a Florida Writer. Why not? It is not true, I insist, that all publicity is good publicity. Why find yourself insulted by my honest appraisal? However, I understand that the author of this question cannot imagine that his book could garner negative reviews. I pretend to agree that the problem is simple: Theres something wrong with me. But youre the only person doing regular book reviewing around here. If you dont help me get the word out, no one else will either. Sure, I feel guilty. However, book reviewing is not public relations work; or at least it shouldnt be. (You want a planted, paid-for review? Ill tell you how to buy one.) In case youre dying to know the exception to my rule about not writing negative reviews, here it is: I will write a negative review when a well-established, talented author slips from the standard that he or she has set and that readers expect. Heres a case in point:Though I love Randy Wayne Whites work, a couple of Doc Fords ago I thought he had let us down and said so. Fortunately, I was soon able (and happy) to praise his first Hannah Smith novel and the most recent Doc Ford addition. Confess, Phil confess that sometimes you do not review a book that you know is pretty good. Whats the deal here? Laziness? Sometimes Im lazy, but more often I just dont think that the book and I are compatible. I cant get excited about its virtues. I need to move on to another book that engages me more fully or that I feel will be of value to my readers. I dont have time to agonize about the one that gets away. Again, my publication space and reading-writing time is limited. Careful selection is what gets me through. Its like dating. Why do you review so many selfpublished books? Arent they bound to be just awful? Hey, you snobs out there, with all the mediocre books put out by the trade houses, the burgeoning body of self-published titles offers a truly viable alternative for the serious reviewer looking for quality publications. I dont let the publishing industry make up my mind for me, and Im prejudiced against prejudices. While there are many periodicals that refuse to publish reviews of self-published titles, Florida Weekly has allowed me the privilege of deciding by the case and not the category.How come you write almost exclusively about books by Florida writers? First of all, its convenient. It eliminates so many books that I dont have to worry about! Second, Florida is a very populace state with scads of authors turning out good work. Thus, I still have plenty to choose from. Finally, I value the slogan all news is local, at least to the extent that a local newspaper (or one that covers various markets across a state) should pay special attention to local authors, just as it does to local theater, art and musical performance. Heres another answer: I dont write almost exclusively about books by Florida writers. My opportunities to review in the Washington Independent Review of Books, Southern Literary Review, Jewish Book World and several other publications allow me to sample and respond to a much wider sweep of book publication. How do you keep up with whats going on in the world of book publishing? I dont do anything remarkable. I follow Publishers Weekly and the New York Times Book Review. I use the search boxes on amazon. com and, filling them in with topics (Florida fiction) rather than titles or names of authors. I look for timely (daily, if possible) book industry information from Internet sources. My most recent discovery is, which puts out two e-mail editions each day, one for the avid general reader and another for people involved in some way in the book trade (like reviewers). Beyond this, Im bombarded by press releases from publishers and publicists, book catalogues and frantic pleas. My normal interaction with authors (e-mail conversations) supplies an endless stream of information. Who are your favorite Florida authors? My favorite old-timer (though hes probably younger than I am) is James W. Hall, a fine poet whose Thorn mysteries are incomparable. No one captures Florida as a cultural swamp more elegantly and provocatively. My favorite (relative) youngster is Lisa Unger, whose psychological thrillers are deeply chilling and chillingly deep. I always enjoy new works by Mary Anna Evans and Les Standiford. And though he only lives here part of the year, Michael Connelly is a master. Id better stop. The longer the list, the more people not on it will be dismayed. Read new titles by any of these fine writers to get you through the summer. Why dont more publications offer book reviews? Ill come clean. No one ever asks me about the death of newspaper book review sections and the shrinking opportunities that writers have to receive commentary on their published works. The unfortunate answer is that you, dear reader, are not demanding more book reviews. And if you do, the periodical you harass is likely to pay for syndicated material that you can easily find on the Internet. Because Florida Weekly allows my column to exist, there is one more voice in a shrinking chorus. Almost final questions that have the s ame ans w er: How many book reviews have you written? or How many books do you read in a week? As it says on my other favorite T-shirt: English Major You Do The Math. How do you feel about traditional printed books versus e-books? Great topic. Ill answer it, Florida Weekly willing, on another occasion. Phil Jason, Ph.D., United States Naval Academy professor emeritus of English, is a poet, critic and freelance writer with 20 books to his credit, including several studies of war literature and a creative writing text.BOOKSFrom page 1 If you dout m ite, i s rt t t pu bo com e v e the pe r tion s oppo ersh e t s t o d VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLY


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Les Miz By The Naples Players through July 28 at the Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 or Shrek: The Musical Through Aug. 10 at the Broadway Palm Theatre, Fort Myers. 278-4422 or Funny Money Through Aug. 10 at the Off Broadway Palm Theatre, Fort Myers. 278-4422 or Bob: A Life in Five Acts Through July 20 at Laboratory Theater, Fort Myers. 218-0481 or Thursday, July 11 Movie Matinee Collier County Museum presents a screening of Beneath the 12 Mile Reef (1953) starring Robert Wagner and Terry Moore at 1 p.m. Free. 3331 Tamiami Trail E. 2528476 or Book Discussion Headquarters Regional Library hosts a discussion of The Book Thief by Markus Zusak at 2 p.m. Free. Registration required. 2385 Orange Blossom Drive. 593-0177 or Good Company Naples Regional Library hosts a free screening of the film Company (USA, 2011) at 2 p.m. Free. Registration required. 650 Central Ave. 263-7768 or After Hours Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary hosts an evening of learning activities from 5:30-9 p.m. $12 for adults, $6 for children. 348-9151 or Smart Stuff Whole Foods at Mercato presents Brain Food/Brain Fitness from 6-8 p.m. Angel Duncan of the Neurospychiatric Research Center of Southwest Florida will discuss way to reduce the risk of Alzheimers disease. Free. 552-5100. Tequila Tasting Sea Salt hosts a tequila tasting with expert John Burke from 6-7 p.m. $15. 1186 Third St. S. Reservations required. 434-7258 or www. Jamming with Jebry Jebrys Jazz Jam takes place from 6-9 p.m. at New York Pizza and Pasta House. 11140 Tamiami Trail N. 594-3500.Stand-Up Guy Ben Gleib takes the stage tonight through July 13 at the Off the Hook Comedy Club, Marco Island. 389-6901 or Friday, July 12 Indoor Art Walk The Indoor Farmers Market and Emporium at the Shoppes at Vanderbilt hosts area artists and live entertainment by The Ramos Brothers from 4-6 p.m. Corner of Airport-Pulling and Vanderbilt Beach roads. 273-2305 Piano Music Lynn Carol tickles the ivories from 6-9 p.m. today and July 13 in the lounge at Capers Kitchen & Bar. 2460 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 431-7438. Art Opening The Samaniego Art Gallery hosts an opening reception for an exhibit of contemporary art by five international artists working in various media at 6 p.m. 2220 J&C Blvd. 431-7040 or Live Tunes Jerry Pellegrino plays from 8-11 p.m. at Caf Luna. 467 Fifth Ave. S. 213-2212 or Rock Out Konnie & Kirk perform from 6-9 p.m. by the pool at Jacks River Bar. 475 North Road. 213-1441 or www. More Music The Wholetones take the stage at 10 p.m. at South Street City Oven & Bar. 1410 Pine Ridge Rd. 435-9333 or Saturday, July 13 Farmers Market The Third Street South Farmers Market takes place from 7:30-11:30 a.m. in the parking lot behind Tommy Bahama. Art, Music & More Mercato celebrates the first anniversary of its Saturday Nights Alive series from 6-9 p.m. with musicians, street performers and local artists Cesar Aguilera, Veron Ennis, Bonny Hawley, Betty Newman, Emily Mihalik, Tim Parker, Joel Shapses and Dan Venditti. www.mercatoshops. com. 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. Live Tunes LiveWire performs from 8-10 p.m. under the stars at Gulf Coast Town Center. Free. 267-0783 or Sunday, July 14 Foreign Film The Renaissance Academy of FGCU presents a screening and discussion of Turtles Can Fly (Iran, 2004) beginning at 1 p.m. The film mixes humor and tragedy to startling effect, resulting in a timely masterpiece about children struggling to survive in an endless war zone. Rated PG-10 for violence and disturbing images. $5. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737. Flamenco Guitar El Gato Solea plays from 7-10 p.m. at Caf Luna. 467 Fifth Ave. S. 213-2212 or Monday, July 15 Clowning Around The Piccadilly Circus comes to the Germain Arena tonight and July 16. 948-7825 or www. Happy Hour CJs on the Bay at The Esplanade hosts Happy Hour for Hope, a benefit for Meals of Hope, from 5-7:30 p.m. $10 per person. 740 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island. 430-0001. All That Jazz Freds Food, Fun and Spirits hosts a jazz jam with Jebry and friends from 6-9 p.m. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928 or Tunes Kerry West plays from 7-10 p.m. at Caf Luna. 467 Fifth Ave. S. 213-2212 or Tuesday, July 16 Kids Flick Regal Hollywood Stadium 20 presents a screening of Dr. Seuss The Lorax (PG) for $1 at 10 a.m. as part of its Summer Movie Express series. 6006 Hollywood Bl vd. 59 7-4252 or Movie Tuesday The Marco Island Historical Society hosts a free screening of Miles Beneath the Reef at the Rose History Auditorium, at 1 p.m. 180 S. Heathwood Dr., Marco Island. Movie on the Lawn Mercato hosts a free screening of The Goonies (PG) beginning at 8:30 p.m. 254-1080 or More Movies Catch a free screening of Rise of the Guardians beginning at 8:30 p.m. under the stars at Gulf Coast Town Center. Bring blankets or chairs for seating. 267-0783 or www. Wednesday, July 17 Photography Presentation Journeyman Photography Gallery hosts Africa Overland from 10-11 a.m. $10. Reservations required. 2220 J&C Blvd. 260-5771 or Talk Naples Regional Library hosts a discussion of The Awakening by Kate Chopin at 2 p.m. Free. Registration required. 593-3511 or Lecture Collier County Museum presents Floridas Final Frontier: The History of Transportation to Collier County at 2 p.m. Free. 252-8476 or Live Music Bill Colletti and Sharon Vath perfom tonight and July 18, from 6-9 p.m. at Capers Kitchen & Bar. 2460 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 431-7438. Coming up Interior Trends Miromar Design Center presents Fast Forward: A Future View of Interior Trends with guest speaker Greg Dunlop at 10:30 a.m. July 18. Free. Reservations required by July 12. 390-5111 or Matinee Time Collier County Museum offers a free screening of A Farewell to Arms (1932) starring Gary Cooper and Helen Hayes at 1 p.m. July 18. 3331 Tamiami Trail E. 252-8476 or Local History South Regional Library presents a program about the history of the Everglades at 2 p.m. July 18. Free. Registration required. 8065 Lely Cultural Pkwy. 252-7542 or Spanish Flavor The Good Life of Naples holds a cooking class about Spanish tapas from 6-8 p.m. July 18. $55. 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road. Reservations required. 514-4663 or Reggae Jam IIWII Beach Bar & Grille hosts a tour kickoff and CD release party for the reggae band SowFLo beginning at 10 p.m. July 18. 13510 Tamiami Trail N. 596-5731. Little Black Dress Blue Martini hosts a Little Black Dress Party July 20 with giveaways and live entertainment. 591-2583 or Submit calendar listings and highresolution photos to E-mail text, jpegs or Word documents are accepted. No pdfs or photos of fliers. The deadline for calendar submissions is noon Sunday.Shorebirds of Southwest Florida and Birds of Prey, a exhibit of photographs by Marie Adams, opens with a wine-and-cheese reception from 5-7 p.m. July 11 at the Marco Island Historical Museum. A clerk for the city of Fort Myers by day, Ms. Adams spends her off hours capturing the areas avian residents in all seasons and in every light level, from dawn to dark. Other than cropping, none of her photographs are retouched. The exhibit hangs through August. Free. 180 S. Heathwood Drive. 642-1440 or


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C C C C C C C C C C C ho ho ho ho ho ho ho ho ho ho ho ho ho o o o co co co co co co co co o o co co c co la la la la la la la a la a la la la te te te te te te te te te te t e te e s. s. s. s. s. s s s. s. s. s s 1084 Business Lane Naples, FL Stop by for a taste of one of our newest flavors. CALLS TO ARTISTS Sixth annual Show of Shows The Naples Art Association is accepting artwork registrations for its sixth annual Non-Juried All Artist Members Show of Shows Exhibition, which will be on view in The von Liebig Art Center Sept. 9-Nov. 9. Registration deadline: 3 p.m. Aug. 14. Visit Naples Art Association Festivals Heres the lineup for the coming season of art festivals presented by the Naples Art Association. For registration details, call 262-6517 or visit www. Downtown Naples New Years Art Fair: Jan. 4-5 along Fifth Avenue South. Deadline to apply: Oct. 2. Naples National Art Festival: Feb. 22-23 at Eighth Street South and Cambier Park. Deadline: Nov. 6. Mercato Fine Arts Festival: March 1-2 at Mercato. Deadline: Nov. 13. Downtown Naples Festival of the Arts: March 22-23 along Fifth Avenue South. Deadline: Nov. 20. Friends of Rookery Bay and the United Arts Council eighth annual Juried Painting Exhibition Following Rookery Bays environmental mission, work with a central theme of landscape is preferred but not required. Open to artists in Collier and Lee counties, both full-time and seasonal, the exhibit hangs Nov. 19-Jan. 30 at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center. Deadline for receipt of electronic entries is Oct. 11. For entry rules and more information, e-mail Boulderbrook productions Richard Sullivans Naples-based production company invites invites artists working in all mediums to apply online for 11 festivals in the 2013-14 season throughout Collier, Lee, Charlotte and Sarasota counties as well as in Panama City Beach and Pompano Beach. Heres the schedule: Oct. 26-27: Naples Downtown Fall ArtFest Nov. 9-10: Pier Park Masters Art Festival, Panama City Beach Nov. 15-16: Seminole Casino Immokalee Craft & Music Festival Nov. 29-30: Sanibel Masters Art Festival Dec. 7-8: Pompano Beach Masters Art Festival Jan. 18-19: Naples Masters Art Festival, The Shoppes at Vanderbilt Feb. 1-2: Sarasota Masters Art Festival Feb. 15-16 Ol Art & Jazz Festival at Lely Resort, Naples March 15-16: Peace River National Art Festival March 22-23: Boca Grande Art & Wine Festival April 19-20 Balloons Over Paradise Festival, Seminole Casino Immokalee Apply at or call 293-9448 for more information. Upcycle! Art Fest The inaugural Upcycle! Art Fest set for April 26-27, 2014, on Sanibel Island, invites entries from all artists who work with repurposed material. Those who apply by Oct. 30 will receive a $50 refund on their registration when the show is over. For more information, visit www. IN THE ARTISTS STUDIOMary Mariner remembers the Naples Art Association from earlier days when she and her husband began travelling here as seasonal residents in 1992. One of the first things she did was to seek out the art community. She wanted a place to learn and create art and a place to meet others with similar passions. She found the NAA and has been a member ever since. With her newfound dedicated community of fellow artists, she explored new creative territory and just two years later decided shed like to live here permanently. High on her list of priorities for her new home was a place with great studio space. She found a townhouse with a 500-square-foot working art studio flooded with natural light. Today that space is filled with her artwork as is every other room in the house. Art makes me happy, she says. Over the years, Ms. Mariner has helped bring in travelling artists to teach workshops and also taught classes herself for the NAA at The Naples Depot. She has exhibited in numerous Art in the Park events as well as in NAA Members Gallery shows and the Naples National Art Festival. Art has always been a part of Ms. Mariners life, though it hasnt always taken a front seat. She took some time after college to focus on raising her three children. As soon as she could, she sought out opportunities to start creating art again. Recently, she is coming off of a seven-year break, and is excited about getting back into her studio. She describes her painting as experimental art. She started out working in oil painting, then later on with watercolor and charcoal techniques. No matter which medium, she allows herself to be absorbed by the colors and emotions of her art. She builds on a piece, adding a fleck of light here and playing with texture. Sometimes amazing things happen! she says. Kathleen Taylor is director of marketing and public relations for the Naples Art Association.Art moves into the front seat again for longtime NAA memberBY KATHLEEN TAYLORSpecial to Florida Weekly COURTESY PHOTOMary Mariner in her home studio


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 11-17, 2013 A&E C11 The sidewalks stir with local artists, musicians and street performers the 2nd Saturday of every month. Located just north of Vanderbilt Beach Road on U.S. 41PLUS Street Performances from 7-9p by:FrondZoo (palm art) | Jeff Leigh (violinist) Hung Ly (Native American flutist) | Fred Astaire Dancers Katy Schirard (singer/songwriter) Mary Parkman Rowe (plein air artist)Featuring a group exhibition including Cesar Aguilera, Veron Ennis, Bonny Hawley, Betty Newman, Emily Mihalik, Tim Parker, Joel Shapses, Dan Venditti & more! Located in Suite 7115, next to Quinn Apparel Special One-Year Anniversary Pop-Up Gallery GULFSIDE GETAWAY GIVEAWAYLIKE IT TO LIVE ITENTER TO WIN A Visit the Mercato Facebook page at for a chance to win a LaPlaya Getaway Package! Is it worth $15? (3D) No Is it worth $10? YesOh, those crazy little minions. The little yellow French toast sticks were the highlight of Despicable Me in 2010, and now in Despicable Me 2 theyre delightfully showcased in ever creative ways. Not bad for supporting characters who only speak gibberish. Thankfully, the rest of Despicable Me 2, cookie-cutter clean and simple as it is, is enjoyable as well. Reformed uber-villain Gru (Steve Carell), now a father of three girls who want him to start dating, is called into action by the Anti-Villain League when it needs help finding a deadly serum. Gru doesnt initially commit, citing a number of projects of his own, but after his scientist Dr. Nefario (Russell Brand) quits, Gru takes the job. If he didnt, there wouldnt be a movie. Grus partner is secret agent Lucy Wilde (Kristen Wiig), who can hold her own in a fight and kinda sorta has a crush on him. They flirt often and work well together, while silly montages featuring the minions keep all of it from being taken seriously. After learning the serum is at the local mall, Gru becomes convinced its in the possession of Mexican restaurant owner Eduardo (Benjamin Bratt), who bears a striking resemblance to the presumed-dead villain El Macho, whom Gru knew years earlier. Making things more complicated is the overly protective Gru not approving of the attraction between his oldest daughter Margo (Miranda Cosgrove) and Eduardos son (Moises Arias). Unlike other animated fare aimed at both children and adults, Despicable Me 2 is strictly for kids. The screenplay by Ken Daurio and Cinco Paul packs in Gru dressed as a fairy princess, guacamole hats and wild Cinco de Mayo dancing to keep the kids chuckling, all of which is in addition to the zany minion antics of singing YMCA and lounging on a beach. Judging by the youngsters seated near me who couldnt stop giggling and my own amusement as well the movie is an entertaining success. It is not, however, something that needs to be seen in 3D. The animation by directors Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud is adequate but not impressive (Monsters University, by comparison, looks notably better), and the 3D is used as a gimmick rather than a technique that enhances the story. Its fun to see Grus oversized nose and various objects breaking the fourth wall into your face, but at no point does the depth on the screen add to the emotion or substance of any kind. This makes the 3D merely a cheap thrill; for the jacked-up prices, it should offer more. The ending is a bit weak, but not so much that it feels like a letdown. And by the time the minions come on screen for the cookie credits and effectively leave the audience with a positive impression of the movie, all else is forgiven. Despicable Me 2 is not remarkable in any way, but it does entertain on a childish, silly level and theres something to be said for doing that successfully. LATEST FILMSDespicable Me 2 w a o s g >> Al Pacino recorded Eduardos dialog, but creative differences with the lmmakers led to him being replaced by Benjamin Bratt.


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CONTRACT BRIDGEFirst-class detective workBY STEVE BECKERLets say youre in seven notrump and West leads a heart. When dummy appears, you can count nine tricks in spades, hearts and clubs, so you will need four diamond tricks to land the grand slam. There are several ways to tackle the diamonds successfully all depending on how theyre divided but your job is to find the winning way, assuming you see only 26 cards. To meet this challenge and before playing any diamonds at all you should try to learn everything you possibly can about how the opposing cards are divided. You start by cashing the A-K-Q of hearts. As it happens, East shows out on the third round, so you now know that West started with five hearts and East with two. Next you cash the A-K-Q of clubs, choosing that suit because you have more clubs than spades. This move also proves enlightening, because you learn that West started with five clubs and East with two. Hot on the scent, you next play three rounds of spades. This, too, turns out to be highly beneficial when you learn that West began with precisely two spades which in turn means that he must have started with exactly one diamond. The reward for your super detective work is that the grand slam is now icecold. So you cash dummys ace of diamonds and then lead a diamond to the jack with 100 percent assurance that the finesse will succeed. Of course, if you look upon all the requisite preliminary moves as overly complex and laborious and choose instead to address the diamonds at the very outset, you might well lose the relatively rare opportunity to bring home a grand slam worth more than 2,000 points. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC16 A&E WEEK OF JULY 11-17, 2013


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Although its quintessentially Spanish and has been around for hundreds of years, sangria has been well known in the United States ever since it was introduced to this country during the 1964 Worlds Fair in New York. There are as many ways to make sangria as there are people who love it. The only ingredients you need are wine, fresh fruit, spirits, simple syrup and your imagination. Sangre is Spanish for blood, and many sangrias are red. But down here where the sun blazes most of the year, sangria blanca, or white sangria, is a light and refreshing alternative to the traditional red variety. You can also make it with sparkling wine or ros. Good sangria does not call for expensive wine, but the wine does matter, as its the base of the mix. Avoid those with oaky flavors or discernible tannins that will throw off the taste Selecting fruit is easy: Pick three or four that complement one another. Sliced fruit works better than whole fruit, because the whole fruit skins keep the flavors from mixing well. I prefer making sangria from scratch with fresh fruits, but frozen or canned fruits can work as well. The flavor will be a little different, but the results can be just as satisfying. Fruit juice is a good addition, too, and herbs and spices can also add interesting flavor dimensions. The addition of liquor brandy is a traditional choice, but anything goes with sangria brings the concoctions strength back up to normal alcohol content for wine. On the other hand, you can make any sangria non-alcoholic by substituting juices for the liquor and wine. If you use sparkling water, soda or sparkling wine in your recipe, dont add it until just before serving. Prepare the juices, fruit and liquor ahead of time, and then add the sparkle to the top of each glass as you pour them. Whatever recipe you use or invent, let the ingredients marry or meld for a while, to allow the fruits to fully flavor the liquid. Here are two simple recipes Ive recently tried. Both were delicious and fruity, although I wouldnt use as much sweetener the next time around.Sparkling Golden SangriaRecipe courtesy Makes: 8 servings Prep time: 20 minutes, then chill for at least an hourFor the orange liqueur I used triple sec, and for the sparkling wine, a crisp Spanish cava. I used fresh fruits, not frozen.Ingredients 3 cups white grape juice, chilled 1/2 cup orange liqueur, such as Cointreau 1/4 cup superfine or granulated sugar 3 TBS honey 1 medium nectarine, pitted and chopped 1 navel orange, quartered and thinly sliced lengthwise 3/4 cup fresh or frozen sweet cherries, pitted and halved 3/4 cup fresh golden or red raspberries 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves 1 750-milliliter bottle sparkling white wine, chilled (dry works best with this recipe) Ice Directions In a large pitcher or glass jar, combine grape juice, orange liqueur, sugar and honey, stirring until sugar and honey dissolve. Stir in nectarine, orange, cherries, raspberries, basil and mint. Chill for up to 24 hours, stirring occasionally. Just before serving, add sparkling wine. Serve over ice.Peach Mango Pineapple White SangriaRecipe courtesy 8 servingsPrep time: 20-40 minutes, depending on if you use fresh or frozen fruit, then chill at least 1 hour. I used a Washington State chardonnay and agave for the sweetener, and all fresh fruits for peak flavors.Ingredients 1 bottle white wine (chardonnay, pinot grigio, sauvignon blanc, or similar) 1/3 cup peach schnapps 1/4 cup sugar, or to taste (or stevia, agave or another sweetener) 3/4 cup mango chunks, frozen (you could use fresh, but save money and buy frozen, plus they act as ice cubes) 3/4 cup pineapple chunks, canned 1/3 cup pineapple juice (use whatever is in the can) Directions Combine first three ingredients in a large pitcher and stir until sweetener dissolves. Add the remaining ingredients, stir and refrigerate until chilled. Cheers! w f a a t a JIM MCCRACKEN / FLORIDA WEEKLYSparkling Golden Sangria Come see whats available at the NEW River Park Aquatic Center NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC22 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 11-17, 2013


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 11-17, 2013 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C23 EARLY DINNER2 Entres & a Bottle of Wine by Coastal Vines, CA $ 34.95Offered Daily 4pm-Closing 700 Fifth Ave. S., Naples, FL 34102 239.659.7008 | www.V | Live Entertainment Daily from 8:30pmFine Mediterranean Cuisine BAR SPECIAL 1/2 Price BeveragesApps. $3.50 & up Select Wines $15 per bottleOffered Daily 3:30 7pm Cannot combine with other promotions! In the Bar Lounge OnlyLUNCH SPECIALMain Course & Soda, Coffee or Iced Tea $ 12.95Offered Daily for Lunch Get a big bite of Brooklyn at Parmesan Petes Italian KitchenParmesan Petes Italian Kitchen proudly proclaims its ties to Brooklyn, whence chef/owner Peter Della Rocca hails and where three previous generations of Della Roccas fed hungry patrons going back as far as 1894. Its no surprise, then, that the red sauce has the complex flavors of a from-scratch recipe that includes hours of stovetop simmering and supervision, or that the lasagna is a magnificent wedge of perfectly cooked pasta overflowing with delicately seasoned meat sauce and mozzarella. Were the place a bit more broken in the tables a little scratched, the paint a mite faded it would be just like a Brooklyn neighborhood joint, with its boisterous atmosphere, oversized family photos covering the walls and customers hunkered down over big plates of steaming pasta. The restaurant began a few years back as a takeout place in Bonita Springs, but Mr. Della Rocca moved things south, to a spot formerly occupied by Andres, about seven months ago. Takeout is still available, but chances are youll want to sit and savor the warm ambience and hospitality along with the food. Start off with a bottle of wine, dozens of which are stored in lovely wooden racks behind the bar and at the back of the dining room. The selection isnt huge about a dozen choices on the standard wine list and a few more on a summer specials list but its plenty for a place this size. Be forewarned, however, that red wine is served at Florida room temperature, which is a little toasty, particularly at this time of year. Its tempting to load up on appetizers such as cup of pasta fagioli, perhaps, or a plate of fried calamari. A hearty Caesar salad or baked clams oreganata. Or maybe a thin-crust pizza to share (theres even a gluten-free crust available). For two, the antipasto alla Pete ($13) is a bountiful plateful of salami, capicola, sopressatta, mozzarella, provolone, gorgonzola, marinated artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes, roasted peppers, chickpeas, red onions and olives, all served on romaine lettuce with just a drizzle of olive oil and balsamic vinegar. This is a simple dish, but one thats brimming with flavor and contrasting textures. Rice balls are available in a trio ($5) or individually ($2) so that you can taste them even if you want to order another appetizer. We ordered one and were rewarded with a good-sized golden orb that was crunchy on the outside, creamy within. While Id have added Parmesan cheese to the filling, the marinara that came with it added zip.Mussels lovers should not miss the mussels bianca ($8.50), a generous mound of mussels simmered in a luscious sauce of butter, w hite wine, capers and garlic. I am not ashamed to say that I spooned up the sauce once we worked our way through the shellfish. As I said, its easy to fill up on the appetizers here, but there are many tempting entrees as well. Pastas abound papardelle carbonara, linguini puttanesca, stuffed shells, cavatelli and broccoli, tortellini. I recommend taking several friends and trying them all. With just two dining companions, we barely made a dent, but what we tried was first rate. Linguini fra diavolo ($15) featured thin pasta properly cooked then tossed with shrimp, clams, mussels and a marinara sauce that had just the right amount of heat. At first glance, it seemed as if there wasnt enough sauce, but the chef clearly knew what he was doing by refraining from flooding the plate. It was just spicy enough without overpowering the shellfish.The aforementioned lasagna ($13) filled the piping hot pan in which it was served and would have been plenty for two or three people, especially if they had appetizers first. The eggplant Parmesan ($13) consisted of three large disks of eggplant, each lightly breaded then topped with tomato sauce and mozzarella and baked until the eggplant was cooked through but not limp. Al dente green beans added color and a little crunch. A large side order of broccoli rabe ($6) was expertly rendered, tender-crisp and bathed in olive oil and garlic. This hearty and garlic-laden meal clearly called for dessert. What could be a better finish than a crisp cannoli ($3.25) stuffed with a velvety sweet ricotta filling sitting atop a squiggle of chocolate sauce? Everything we ordered was fresh, fragrant and served at just the right temperature. And nothing on the menu (with the possible exception of a couple of veal items, which are market priced) exceeds $18. Most dishes are in the $12-$14 range, which is comparable to many chain restaurants that dont come close to matching the quality found here.Service has the same family-friendly style as the food. The servers were warm and accommodating, despite the fact that the place was full and they were busy. Its obvious that Mr. Della Rocca has a passion for feeding people well. Its a tradition that we hope continues for generations to come. CUISINE Parmesan Petes Italian Kitchen>> Hours: 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday for lunch; 4:30 p.m.-close seven days for dinner >> Reservations: No >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: Appetizers $5-$13; entrees, $13-$18 >> Beverages: Beer and wine served >> Seating: Banquettes and conventional tables >> Specialties of the house: Classic Italian dishes >> Volume: Moderate to high >> Parking: Free lot >> Website: www.parmesanpetes.comRatings: Food: 1/2Service: Atmosphere: Fountain Park Retail Centre, 7935 Airport-Pulling Road, Naples; 992-3663 Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor Above: This large wedge of lasagna is stuffed with meat and cheese. Right: Antipasto alla Pete is made for two (or more) to share. Below: Cannoli is the perfect finish to a meal at Parmesan Petes.KAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLY


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