www.FloridaWeekly.com PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Vol. VII, No. 18 FREE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store. OPINION A4 ROOTED IN NAPLES A6 NEWS OF THE WEIRD A20 PETS A34 BUSINESS MEETINGS B6 NETWORKING B8-9 HOUSE HUNTING B10 OPEN HOUSE MAP B34 PUZZLES C12 ANTIQUES C24 CLUB NOTES C26 ALUMNI NEWS C32 INSIDE Traveling boxcarWorld War II relic stationed at Marco museum. A21 Saleswoman-shipDirect sales is no longer the domain of men only. B1 Freedom ringsThe NAACP banquet, and more to-dos around town. C36-42 Wait, wait Paula Poundstone points her random humor in this direction. C1 y Vol. VII, No. 18 FREE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 1925, 2015 Friends of Baker Park are furthering their mission to get the space built with a black-tie gala Saturday, March 7, and an afternoon/evening of family fun Sunday, March 8. The city of Naples gifted the group 20-plus acres along the Gordon River downtown and $7.5 million toward the parks construction. The group has raised almost $6 million from private donations, including that of lead patrons Jay and Patty Baker, and is drawing closer to the $17 million estimate for the parks construction. Prelude to a Park Two a follow-up to last years similar and successful affair takes place at Riverside Circle, the future site of Baker Park, under the stars and a full moon the first night and what organizers hope will be clear skies from 4-9 p.m. the following day. A patron party is planned for Friday, March 6. Last year one of the most beautiful evenings, says event chair Delores Sorey.Gala affair and family fun add up to Prelude to a Park TwoBY LINDSAY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.com SEE PARK, A16 things to do in Southwest Florida before you dieHEY YOU THERE, READING THE PAPER, GET up. Theres stuff to do. According to the World Health Organization, if youre an American, youve got about 80 to 82 years to get all this stuff done. Were not talking about the mundane things like mowing the lawn or cleaning out the litter box (although you better do those things too, lest you get cited by code enforecement or contract toxoplasmosis). What we propose is that you do the things that make life here worth living. Weve compiled a set of actions that not only define the spirit of our subtropical playground, but will define you as a spirit who populated it; who embodied the warm, fecund, larky essence of Southwest Florida. Time is short. Heres your checklist. Get crackin. BY FLORIDA WEEKLY STAFF_________________________SEE 103, A8 ILLUSTRATION BY ERIC RADDATZ / FLORIDA WEEKLY
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA2 NEWS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 COMMENTARY Mouthing offWhen a capable New York Times writer and book author, the Washington, D.C.based Eric Lichtblau, failed to include crucial details in a recent story (Surviving the Nazis, only to be jailed by America, Feb. 7), I decided to complain to the Great Gray Lady. It was a first for me, and lots of fun. More importantly, though, I decided to tell Florida Weekly readers what happened in the months immediately following the liberation of the Jews and the German surrender in World War II, 70 years ago, on May 7, 1945. Two Army privates helped save the lives of hundreds of Displaced Persons neglected and mistreated by American forces at St. Ottilien, a monastery turned hospital for German troops and later for concentration camp survivors, located about 30 miles southwest of Dachau. As whistleblowers, their actions helped improve the conditions of thousands of other D.P.s in Europe, many of whom were rounded up and put behind barbed wire without sufficient clothing, medicine or even food, by Americans. That history is documented in John Michalczyks 1997 film, narrated by Studs Terkel: Displaced: Miracle at St. Ottilien. The film is based on the memoir of one of those men, Robert L. Hilliard, whose remarkable book, Surviving the Americans: The Continued Struggle of the Jews After Liberation, appeared the year before. The miracle stemmed directly from the actions of Hilliard, then 19 and a combat-wounded survivor of the Battle of the Bulge from New York City, and Pfc. E. Edward Herman, then 24, a Philadelphian who died in 2007 in West Palm Beach. (Dr. Hilliard, a professor emeritus from Emerson College in Boston and a novelist and playwright, continues to work from his home on Sanibel Island. He is now 89.) They disobeyed orders. They stole Army food. In what may be the first and last deal of its kind, Herman, a selfdescribed wheeler-dealer who later became an international financier, bought out a PX (a post exchange store with comfort goods for G.I.s). He raised the money by selling cigarettes, lingerie and perfume on both sides of the German-French border. Then they snuck their life-saving largesse in to the desperately ill D.P.s at St. Ottilien, with the help of an extraordinary doctor and camp survivor now mostly lost to history, Zalmen Grinberg past the military police and eventually past the barbed-wire perimeters that characterized many D.P. camps in the months following VE day. But most importantly, Hilliard and Herman blew the whistle that helped alert President Harry Truman and Earl Harrison. Then dean of the University of Pennsylv ania Law School, Harrison accepted Trumans request to investigate the claims of serious abuse of the Jews by Americans. To mouth off, the two soldiers printed about 1,000 copies of a letter on the base newspaper press where Hilliard had been made editor of the nd Wing Eagle. Those letters helped change everything. With the help of other G.I.s who agreed to post copies under their own names, Herman and Hilliard managed to slip the letter past Army censors. They mailed it to individuals, churches, synagogues and community centers across the country. In Hilliards purple prose, as he characterizes his writing of the time, they accused the Americans of genocide by neglect a reality based on their own observations and later confirmed by historians. They asked for immediate shipments of anything people could gather: food, clothing and medicine, in particular. Somehow, the letter reached President Trumans desk. And it worked, at least for some for those who had not died while subsisting on the 600 to 700-calorie-per-day diets the Americans provided survivors, at first. When the president dispatched Harrison in the summer of 1945, the investigator first visited Hilliards mother before traveling overseas. At her invitation and sitting in her living room, he read her sons private letters home, which Mrs. Hilliard had kept, detailing what the private had seen. Then Harrison journeyed to Europe, visiting many camps with Army Capt. Abraham Klausner, a chaplain and rabbi who ministered to the people at St. Ottilien. In August, Harrison delivered a deeply unflattering portrait of American behavior toward D.P.s to the president. On Sept. 30, 1945, The New York Times carried this headline on page 1: President Orders Eisenhower To End New Abuse Of Jews. He acts on Harrison report, which likens our treatment to that of Nazis. Finally in November, the first of about 1,200 packages began to arrive at St. Ottilien, many weighing 50 pounds or more. They had been held on the docks in New York or in Army warehouses until Truman ordered Eisenhower to act, the bounty of compassionate Americans who had responded. Hilliard and Herman, meanwhile, were ridiculed by some G.I.s and called traitors. They were also threatened with transfer to the Aleutian Islands by an Army colonel dispatched from Gen. Eisenhower. He told the men to write no more such letters. In the end, the two privates had not only saved countless lives by mouthing off at St. Ottilien, but they saved us from ourselves. The nuances in this history, left out of The New York Times report, are clarion notes in an American symphony that trumpet this singular truth: Americans are obligated to behave with humanitarian compassion toward any victims of genocide, both in peace and war. And when our leaders fail in that regard, the best of us sometimes seemingly powerless individuals who decide to stick their necks out, as Hilliard put it in a recent public appearance may not fail. Such moral courage, alone, justifies and completes acts of bravery and sacrifice on the battlefields of our history. w A t y t c roger WILLIAMSrwilliams@floridaweekly.com
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 OPINION rich LOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly The return of evilWhere is Chris Kyle when you need him? The late hero of the movie American Sniper made no apology for killing as many members of al-Qaida in Iraq, the precursor of ISIS, as he could get in his rifle sights. After a captured Jordanian pilot was burned alive, who would object to Kyle, or any other American sniper, shooting down these murderous fanatics if he could get access to them? And who would quibble with Kyles characterization of these people as savages? Part of what the left finds objectionable about Kyle is his unshakable moral certainty. But in light of ISISs spectacular advertisements of its own cruelty, Kyles point of view holds up very well. The ISIS beheadings last summer marked the return of the rhetoric of evil, because no other word will quite suffice for beheadings, crucifixions and, now, an immolation. Violent extremism, the administrations phrase of choice, obviously doesnt capture it. You can pile on the adjectives hideous, savage, heinous and still not get at the boundless malevolence of caging a man and burning him alive. In his first statement after the horrifying news of the pilots fate, President Barack Obama said the act reinforced the viciousness and barbarity of ISIS, which he repeated must be what else? degraded and ultimately defeated. He added that whatever ideology theyre operating off of, its bankrupt. Argentina is bankrupt. Radio Shack is bankrupt. ISIS is evil. Obama has used the word evil about ISIS on other occasions, although obviously not as often as his predecessor. George W. Bush made unapologetic use of the word and caught hell for it. On the left, it became a given that it spoke to his manifest unsuitability for the presidency. Commentator Bruce Bartlett unburdened himself of this deep thought: Bush believes the Islamic radicals cant be persuaded, that theyre extremists, driven by a dark vision. He understands them, because hes just like them. Yeah, they were exactly the same except that one unhesitatingly ordered the hijacking of civilian aircraft to crash into skyscrapers, and the other unhesitatingly described that act of mass murder as evil. What is it about the word evil that so offends the left? It smacks of a religious worldview that makes secularists uncomfortable. It sets up a natural opposition between good and evil that is altogether too confident in our own virtue for the left. It doesnt necessarily entail any particular policy response, but it tilts toward a total commitment to fighting the enemy, since a campaign to degrade evil feels inherently inadequate. If Bush was ill-served at times by his stubbornness and certainty, its always worth remembering that Democrats were perfectly content to lose to alQaida in Iraq when Bush was ordering the surge in 2007, and Obamas insistence on pulling out of Iraq entirely was a priceless boon to ISIS. We were supposed to be beyond good versus evil, although the other side didnt get the memo and never left the field. Its almost as if the greatest trick evil ever played was persuading the left not to call it by its proper name. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. GUEST OPINION Make yourself a pest in the fight against invasive species BY BRIAN PELCThe Nature ConservancyFloridas wonderful climate draws in millions of visitors each year, helping to drive the health of our economy. Unfortunately, that same climate is also hospitable to visitors of a different kind: invasive species that cause more of a crisis here than anywhere else in the continental United States. Unwanted plants and animals do much more than spoil a lush green lawn or leave irritating bite marks on those bare footing it in the park. About 1 percent of the thousands of unwanted species brought into Florida have the ability to thrive and spread in the last great places where endangered animals make homes and where humans seek refuge from the hustle and bustle of urban life. Native plants and animals have a difficult time competing against these foreign organisms in our natural lands, and some rare species can be pushed out completely. While many friends of mine question whether they can make a difference in protecting Florida, exotic invasive species is an issue that desperately needs the attention. If we focus on the handful of plants and animals that pose the greatest threat, every homeowner and renter, garden club member and outdoor enthusiast has the chance to help save our natural spaces by taking control of their own, small piece of the planet. In honor of Invasive Species Awareness Week (Feb. 22-28), here are some top tips from The Nature Conservancy to fight damaging invaders: Dont harbor backyard invaders. Heavenly bamboo and Mexican petunia might sound nice, but plants like these can overrun, crowd out and strangle life from native Florida plants. Dont let it loose. Dont release aquarium fish and plants, live bait or other exotic animals into the wild. Dont buy it. Acquiring invasive reptiles such as Burmese or African rock pythons as pets is prohibited in Florida. Wash your boat and your boots. Clean your boat thoroughly after an outing on the water to remove invasive stowaways. Clean your boots after every hike to get rid of hitchhiking weed seeds. Dont pack a pest when traveling, and dont move firewood. Fruits and vegetables, plants, insects and animals can carry potentially devastating forest pests or become invasive themselves, and firewood can harbor forest pests. Get involved. Volunteer at your local park, refuge or other wildlife area or with your local Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area to help remove invasive species. For more information, visit nature. org/FloridaInvasives. Brian Pelc is the restoration project manager for The Nature Conservancy-Florida Chapter. 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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA6 NEWS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 ROOTED IN NAPLESFender bender drives home the state of seasonal trafficDriving around Southwest Florida lately has been fraught with peril. Two weeks ago I ended a 16-yearlong accident-free streak by getting rear-ended in Fort Myers. Like everyone else, Ive spent the last few weeks artfully dodging traffic conflicts on arguably the worst intersection in Naples, only to head north 25 miles to get smacked. Aside from my frustration that my new car only made it three weeks on the road before earning its first (and hopefully only) battle scar, the process of reporting, claiming and repairing was relatively painless. Its a circumstance that forced me to consider the amount of practice traffic officers, insurance specialists and body-shop repairmen must have at processing totally avoidable fender benders. If anything, the reporting officer seemed bored, and I dont blame him. It was a dumb situation with no mitigating factors or even a good story. There was no dispute about who did what. No airbags popped, no ambulance was called. I stopped at a traffic light and was hit from behind, probably at a speed less than 15 mph. In Collier County, the traffic situation recently became so intense the sheriffs office stationed signs along Immokalee Road telling drivers approaching I-75 that they were in a high-crash zone. Anybody who frequents that side of town kn ows there are no high-speed, high-risk configurations along any stretch of Immokalee Road, only slow-speed congestion and distracted drivers. I suspect navigation systems are to blame for a lot of this nonsense and wonder with what degree of ignorance tourists get in their cars and drive without any earthly idea where their ultimate destination lies. The sudden darts across three lanes of traffic to an on-ramp, a chronic allergy to u-turns, lane straddling and brainless rear-endings at traffic lights all point to people who are figuring it out as they go along. Predictably, fender benders rose 75 percent between July 2014 and January 2015, ticking up steadily each month from 166 to 291. By Feb. 11, when I received the numbers, the CCSO had already reported 79 rearend crashes to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles for the month and that number did not include crash reports that were open and pending. Of course, Ill acknowledge some mitigating factors, but only because they underscore my larger point: There are too many people on roads that are poorly planned. People must, MUST, stop fooling around behind the wheel and start paying strict attention while traveling on unfamiliar roads. As irritating as our trafficlight choreography can be, the truth is that signage and directional indicators in town are actually very clear. City planners were, at the very least, capable of slowing us down enough to keep us (mostly) from killing each other. These minor accidents happen to everyone who lives here at some point, but the truth is we all know people who have died avoidable deaths here in Southwest Florida because someone wasnt paying attention. A cyclist taken out here, a head-on collision on I-75 there. Try telling the responding officer at a fatal accident scene that Siri only gave you 25 feet to cut off three lanes. Despite my frustrations about tourist season in general, I strongly urge vacationers to enjoy Naples. We work really hard to make it an enjoyable destination. As an upscale resort town, the high level of customer service and quality of experience people find here does not just happen: Most residents are in some way engaged in creating a paradise for our visitors and many of them are functioning at the top of their profession. We dont even require that you be a good guest: Just give us your money in return and dont kill us. Our loved ones use these roads to go about their daily business. We live here, work here and rear our children here. It would be nice to see May with our lives and property intact. Lindsey Nesmith has been writing some version of this weeks column in her head for many years and is happy to finally get it off her chest. Additionally, shed really like more people to recognize that incoming traffic at shopping centers does not usually have a stop sign; therefore, drivers on their way in SHOULD NOT STOP, which only serves to create back-ups on the main road. lindseyNESMITHlnesmith@floridaweekly.com VISIT OUR OPEN HOUSES SUNDAYS 1-4 PMCall today for a complimentary tour and learn more about membership at Wyndemere. A limited number of non-resident golf and social memberships are also available! For more information call Cheri Martin, Membership Director at 239-643-6336 or visit www.wyndemere.comJoin the fun and active lifestyle with new friends at Wyndemere Country Club. 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Our Regional Trauma Care System is an Asset to AllResidents of Collier and South Lee counties are receiving excellent, lifesaving careWhen a traumatic injury occurs, getting help fast from a proven team of first responders and medical experts means everything. Just ask Eli Smith. The Marco Island teen was riding a Jet Ski a few summers ago when an accident left him clinging to life in the water. Within minutes, first responders were on scene to transport him by helicopter to the trauma center at Lee Memorial Hospital. At the hospital, a team of traumatrained surgeons, specialists and staff were ready to administer critical care. Impact from the accident had badly injured his face and head. Fluid was leaking through his skull fracture and air was building up around his brain. He was at risk of infection and even death. Surgeons performed a twohour procedure to repair the damage and, finally, Eli woke up surrounded by family, friends and nurses. Today, he credits the trauma center for saving his life. A collaborative system Eli is just one of thousands of patients who are alive today thanks to our regional trauma care system. Since 1994, this system has served more than 35,000 patients with life-threatening and life-changing injuries. Our regional system is the product of years of careful planning and collaboration between healthcare professionals, first responders and local officials in Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties. Under our regional system, patients who are severely injured are quickly transported by helicopter or ambulance to Lee Memorial, where a highly skilled trauma team of five surgeons and 20 medical specialists are available around the clock. Trauma patients from Collier or southern Lee counties can also be taken to two hospitals in Naples for immediate stabilization. Working to save lives This regional coordination ensures that patients throughout our fivecounty area receive expert care in that critical golden hour when they need it most. On behalf of Eli and all the other patients we have served over the years, we are proud of our regional trauma care system. It is serving Southwest Florida well and saving lives. No one ever expects to suffer a traumatic injury. But its reassuring to know that, thanks to the system we have built together, a dedicated team of trauma experts and exceptional care are just minutes away, should we ever need them. Sincerely, Members of the Regional Advisory Committee on Trauma Services AN OPEN LETTER TO OUR COMMUNITY Eli Smith thanks Lee Memorials trauma team for saving his life. Regional Advisory Committee on Trauma ServicesCo-chair Chris Hansen, Lee Memorial Health System Board of Directors Co-chair Carol Barclay, former President/ current Board member, League of Women Voters of Lee County Pat Barton, retired substance abuse and mental health consultant Joe Flint, former Glades County Clerk of Court Deborah Harrington, former Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Charlotte Regional Medical Center Patricia Harrington, epidemiologist for the Centers for Disease Control Dick Helms, CPA at Miller, Helms & Folk, P.A. Robert Jones, Glades County director of public safety Cecil Pendergrass, Lee County commissioner Michael V. Reagen Ph.D., Chair, Collier Injury Prevention Coalition; Ambassador-AARP Florida Donna Storter Long, Glades County commissioner Janet Taylor, Hendry County commissioner Dr. Robert Tober, medical director of Collier County Emergency Medical Services
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 1. Visit the Skunk Ape Research Center (40904 Tamiami Trail E., Ochopee, skunkape.info) and while youre there, have your picture taken next to the giant panther statue at Trail Lakes Campground across the highway. 2. Visit the Revs Institute for Automotive Research (formerly the Collier Automotive Museum) and get some serious car envy going. Its a carefully curated assemblage of the most profound and rare automotive innovations of our time (687-7387, revsinstitute.org). The New York Times has declared it the finest sports car collection in America. 3. Go on one of photographer Clyde Butchers swamp walks out back behind his Big Cypress Gallery in the Everglades. Even better: Do it when you can book a night or two in the onsite Bungalow or the Swamp Cottage. (695-2428, clydebutchersbigcypressgallery.com). 4. Rent a beachfront hotel in summer on Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel or Manasota Key. Then watch lightning light up the skies after the sun goes down. 5. Polish off a plate of corned beef hash and French toast at the Over Easy Caf on Sanibel Island (630 Tarpon Bay Road, 472-2625). Then walk off those calories on the beach. 6. On your mark, get set, go run the Edison 5K. Thousands of spectators line the route waiting for the parade that follows (edisonfestival.org). But really, theyre there to watch you run. This years run takes place at 5:45 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21. 7. Make music, not war with the Punta Gorda Guitar Army on its Thursday night jam sessions at Gilchrist Park. It starts at around 6:30 p.m. rain or shine, and sometimes goes into the wee hours of the morning (theguitararmy.wordpress.com). 8. Take your friends on a bar crawl in downtown Fort Myers: Spirits of Bacchus, Fords Garage and City Tavern are just a few of the great watering holes in the River District. 9. Catch a Florida Rep show at the historic Arcade Theater (2269 First Street, floridarep.org). Any show will do. Youll dig the creaky floors and the place still smells like the 1920s (in a good way). 10. Eat lychees. Theyre indigenous to China and grow well in South Florida. Pine Island is the hot spot for their cultivation in Southwest Florida. Look for them at stands and farmers markets from late May to early July. 11. Borrow a convertible and drive to the end of Captiva Island. 12. Drink a Tamiami Tan at Fort Myers Brewing Company in Gateway (12811 Commerce Lakes Drive, 313-6576). 13. Feel the power of a tarpon on your line in Boca Grande Pass, a famous spot to catch the high-jumping silver kings from May through August. If youre not up to the challenge, watch the experts at the Worlds Richest Tarpon Tournament May 15-16 (worldsrichesttarpon. com). 14. Take a sunset selfie on The Naples Pier. 15. Take a day trip to the John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota (5401 Bay Shore Road, ringling.org). 17. On May 9, dress in your Elvis costume and congregate at the City Pier in downtown Fort Myers the site where the King of Rock and Roll performed in 1955. 18. Fulfill your need for speed at a Friday night drag race at the Immokalee Regional Raceway (immraceway. com, 414 Newmarket Road West), where drivers can get their hot rods up to 140 mph in just 1/8 mile. 19. Listen to the salacious lyrics and spectacular brass of Here Come the Mummies at Funk Fest Feb. 28 in Punta Gorda (funkfestpuntagorda. com). Theyre a hoot. 20. Ride the bus. Make conversation with the transportation-challenged working class (rideleetran. com). 21. Wear a New York Yankees jersey to a Red Sox spring training game at Jet Blue Park in March. Really, its no problem... (boston.redsox. mlb.com/bos/ballpark/jetblue_park.jsp.) 22. Grab a maple bacon doughnut or three and a cup of Joe at Bennetts Fresh Roast in downtown Fort Myers (2011 Bayside Parkway) or on Sanibel Island (1020 Periwinkle Way). 23. Camp at Koreshan State Historic Site in Estero (3800 Corkscrew Road, floridastateparks.org/park/koreshan) and feel the vibe of Cyrus Teed, founder of the Koreshan sect. 24. Paddle the Great Caloosa Blueway (leeparks.org/blueway/) a 190-mile marked paddlecraft trail that meanders through Lee Countys coastal waters and inland tributaries. 25. Take your mutt to Dog Beach on Lovers Key (8800 Estero Blvd.) 26. Enjoy stone crabs at at City Seafood on the waterfront in Everglades City. Season starts in mid-October and can run through May. cityseafood1.com. 27. Roll on the floor laughing at one of the many comedy clubs in Southwest Florida. We like Off The Hook (offthehookcomedy.com), 103From page 1
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 NEWS A9 Belushis (belushiscomedybar.com), Visani Restaurant & The Comedy Zone (Visani.net) and Laugh-In Comedy Cafe (laughincomedycafe.com). 28. Go to the movies where you can have a real drink, gourmet dinner and sit in a big cushy recliner as you gaze at the silver screen (Pra do Stadium 12, 25251 Chamber of Commerce Drive, Bonita Springs). 29. Meander through the mangroves on the boardwalk to Clam Pass Park (465 Seagate Drive) or hop aboard one of the free shuttles to this beautiful Naples beach. Explore 35 acres of coastal habitat by foot or kayak to observe all manner of marine life. 30. Bring a pool noodle and ride the tide through the channel with a drink in your hand at Keewaydin Island. More Redneck Yacht Club than not, join the locals who love tying their boats to the beach and basking in sun, sand and beer. 31. Venture out to Solomons castle in Ona, about an hours drive from Punta Gorda (solomonscastle.com). Take a tour of the quirky castle designed and built by Howard Solomon that houses galleries of his fantastic sculptures. Have lunch in the Boat in the Moat restaurant and take a stroll along Horse Creek. But leave your credit cards at home. They dont accept them. (863) 494-6077. 32. Attend annual anti-hurricane party on the last Saturday in June. Little Bars Spammy Jammy combines processed pork products, pajamas and quirk to create a party that perfectly captures the Goodland spirit on Marco Island (littlebarrestaurant.com, 205 Harbor Drive). 33. Toss a mullet at the annual Mullet Toss Championships (matlachamariners.org) at Matlacha Community Park (4577 Pine Island Road) Saturday, March 21 starting at 10 a.m. 34. Take your boat or the ferry to Cayo Costa State Park for a look at an untouched Florida beach not accessible by bridge or land. Explore nature trails, snorkel, fish, picnic and stay in a primitive cabin. 35. Ride your bike through the J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island. Choose to pedal the 4-mile loop within the refuge or the 8-mile loop that returns via the bike path on Sanibel-Captiva Road. Either way, youre guaranteed to see more birds and critters than just about anywhere else around these parts, especially this time of year (fws.gov/dingdarling). 36. Nature lovers cant leave Southwest Florida without strolling the twomile boardwalk at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary (corkscrew.audubon.org), which wends its way through a variety of inland Florida habitats. 37. Catch footballs fall classic, the Coconut Bowl (naplesfan.com/CoconutBowl.html), Collier Countys longest running football feud between Naples High School and Lely High School. Winner takes the nut, a 40-year-old coconut that was recently renamed The Joe Klimas Trophy. 38. Sneak into the old Amtel Hotel in downtown Fort Myers (huge pink building at the east end) and wander its creepy halls. Beware of homeless folks and cops. 39. Find some jazz and settle in for an evening. Jam sessions pop up at restaurants and clubs throughout Southwest Florida. Here are a few places to check out in Naples: ALTO Live Jazz Kitchen (altonaples.com); Chrissys Courthouse Tavern (chrissystavern.com); and Freds Food, Fun & Spirits (fredsdiner.com). 40. Get your fill of swamp meat from Cracklin Jacks in Naples (cracklinjacks.com, 2560 39th Street SW) where you can order a plate of gator tail, frog legs and catfish. 41. Have a to-die-for fried treat at Trackside Donuts in Bonita Springs (28001 Old 41 Road). You wont find a more decadent jelly-filled doughnut in Southwest Florida. 42. Read Florida Weeklys Top 103 Things To Do in SWFL Before You Die. 43. Be the first to experience a music festival on the grounds of Florida Tracks & Trails in Punta Gorda. The weekend Country Live Music Festival runs April 24-26 and features Reba McIntyre, Billy Currington, Hank Williams Jr., the Charlie Daniels Band and a dozen other major names in country music (florida. countrylifemusicfestival.com/lineup. html). 44. Watch the Super Bowl on the beach at Marco Island Marriotts (400 S Collier Boulevard, 394-2511) annual Big Game at the Beach and make your northern friends jealous. 45. Jump out of a airplane. Dont forget your parachute. SW Florida Skydive Club, skydiveswflorida.com in Punta Gorda or skydivespaceland.com in Clewiston. 46. Get groovy with the locals at the annual Mardi Gras Boat Parade on Saturday, Feb. 21, at Stans Idle Hour Restaurant in Goodland (stansidlehour.net, 221 Goodland Drive), noon to 5 p.m. Dance to the Hot Damn Duo. 47. Take some pizza to Seagate Beach for beach dinner at sunset. Check first for pelicans in the pine trees overhead. 48. See SWFL flora and fauna the way it can only be seen from a kayak on Charlotte Countys Blueway Trails (charlottecountyfl.com/communityservices/ CalendarsRecreation/BWTbrochure. pdf). 49. Make the international art scene with a visit to Marcus Jensens downtown Fort Myers studio, UNIT A (1922 Evans Ave., 240-1053, marcusjansen.com). Mr. Jansen displays his paintings all over the world. You might just find something you really have to have. 50. Volunteer at a local food pantry or soup kitchen. 51. Groove to the funky beats of the tropics at the Nav-A-Gator, the No. 1 Trop Rock venue in the U.S. Take a Peace River wildlife tour with Capt. Kirk (nav-a-gator. com, 941-625-4407). 52. Order the Bada Bing and have your meal prepared in a 100-pound wheel of Parmigiano cheese at Carmelos in Punta Gorda (carmelosristorante.com, 941-621-4091). 53. Take a picnic basket to PotSEE 103, A10
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA10 NEWS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 tery Express & Bamboo Farm (potteryexpress.com, 941-505-8400) and spend the day surrounded by nature and beautiful colorful pottery from Mexico and Vietnam. Explore the mini pottery museum inside. 54. For an object lesson in the ephemeral nature of barrier islands, take a boat to Cape Romano to see the dome houses built in 1980 that were eventually overtaken by the sea. Thirty years ago they were a testament to space-age architecture; today they are more reminiscent of a post-apocalyptic shelter. 55. Shop, dine and Visit the Military Heritage museum at Fishermens Village in Punta Gorda (Fishville.com, 1200 W. Retta Esplanade). 56. Walk the bridge between Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte. Great breeze; terrific exercise; marvelous views. 57. Tour the Three Suns Bison Ranch in Punta Gorda and learn about American bison, its history and how they live on the ranch, which raises hormoneand antibiotic-free meats (threesunsranch.com). 58. See how wildlife can be nurtured back to health at Peace River Wildlife Center, a nonprofit rehab facility (3400 Ponce de Leon Parkway, old Marion Avenue West) in Punta Gorda. In season, enjoy the centers Sunset Celebrations and wine, cheese and a beautiful sunset over Charlotte Harbor. Last date is Friday, March 13 (peaceriverwildlifecenter.org, 941-637-3830). 59. Get a taste of authentic Florida Cracker culture by watching the twiceyearly Swamp Buggy Races at Florida Sports Park in Naples (thefloridasportspark.com, 774-2701). The next one is March 28. 60. Go for a little James Bond action with Captain CJs Jet Pack Adventures (evergladesjetpackadventures.com, 3899538). Strap on the water-propelled pak and take to the sky like Bond in Thunderball. 61. Take a picture with Jesus-man in downtown Fort Myers (First and Hendry streets or thereabouts). He often appears on weekend evenings, especially during Music Walk every third Friday of the month or Art Walk every first Friday. 62. Fish off the Matlacha Bridge, where Pine Island Road connects Cape Coral to Pine Island. 63. Catch a roller derby bout (fortmyersderbygirls.com). Grab a pitcher of beer and watch tough women in stockings and rollerskates. 64. Buy the Thirsty Thursday Pack for the Fort Myers Miracle games starting in April at Hammond Stadium (14400 Six Mile Cypress Parkway, 768-4210). You get general admission and your own 14-ounce mug to bring on Thirsty Thursdays. Cheers. 65. Glow bowl at Gator Lanes (7050 Crystal Drive, gatorlanes. com). Thursdays 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. $20 unlimited bowling, pizza and soda, add $5 for unlimited drafts. 66. Going going gone. Watch the sun set from Fort Myers Beach pier. All the street performers are out there this time of year, plus the visitors in black socks and sandals are fun to watch too. 67. Eat swamp cabbage, the traditional dish made from the hearts of the common sabal palm, especially at the Swamp Cabbage Festival in LaBelle this weekend (swampcabbagefestival.org). 68. Mmmm... boiled peanuts! Get em at a gas station hot n salty. 69. Volunteer to care for a stray pooch or cat at Gulf Coast Humane Society (gulfcoasthumanesociety.org, 332-0364). You just might find love. 70. Forget about shelling. Collect shark teeth on Venice Beach (off U.S. 41 about 30 miles north of Punta Gorda), known worldwide as the shark tooth capital. 71. Sing karaoke at Mona Lisa Italian Restaurant and bar any night of the week (7091 College Parkway, 939-5344). 72. Get some ribs from the dude across the street from the Imaginarium on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in downtown Fort Myers. 73. Eat lamb rogan josh at Passage to India in Naples (975 Imperial Golf Course Blvd., 513-0024), perhaps the best Indian restaurant on the U.S. east coast. 74. Bored on a Sunday afternoon? Try some Drag Queen Bingo at The Bottom Line (3090 Evans Ave., tblnightclub. com) in Fort Myers. 75. Get drunk at The Cottage on Fort Myers Beach (1250 Estero Boulevard). If youre further south on Estero Island, Docs Beach House on Bonita Beach (27908 Hickory Blvd.) will do the job too. 76. Play miniature golf like its real 103From page 9
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 NEWS A11 golf. Tee up, yell Fore! and whack that baby with all youve got. 77. Kayak among the manatees in the Orange River. (If you cant kayak, you can still check out the sea cows at Manatee Park, 10901 Palm Beach Blvd.) 78. Cycle around Lake Okeechobee starting in Clewiston. Its 100 miles around the lake and theres some construction to contend with but the views are terrific. 79. Indulge you sweet tooth with a double scoop of homemade Love Boat Ice Cream (16229 San Carlos Blvd.). 80. Rent a shelter and have a big family picnic at Lakes Regional Park (7330 Gladiolus Drive). Then hike the 2.5 miles of nature trails. 81. Snap a selfie for posterity under Thomas Edisons massive banyan tree (2350 McGregor Blvd., edisonfordwinterestates.com). 82. Step aboard the Seminole Gulf Railway: Murder Mystery Train and experience dinner theater on the old CSX railroad line (semgulf.com, for reservations, 275-8487). 83. Rent a jet ski at the beach and look for dolphins. For a bonus, ask your guide to point you in the direction of that little island near Big Carlos Pass at the south end of Estero Island where the nudists like to, um, hang out. 84. Help keep the beat at the drum circle in Centennial Park in downtown Fort Myers on Sunday late afternoon and evening. 85. Head to Key West for the weekend but dont suffer that long drive. Sail there on the Key West Express. The big catamarans leave from Fort Myers Beach (1200 Main Street, seakeywestexpress. com). 86. Go through the red tape and get permission to have a bonfire on the beach on Sanibel Island. Permitting is through the Sanibel Fire Control District, and you must present the application in person. Its worth it. (472-5525 or sanibelfire. com). 87. Sit outside at The Dock at Crayton Cove (845 12th Avenue South) on the weekend of the Naples Winter Wine Festival and watch the steady stream of private jets come and go from Naples Municipal Airport. Your next chance is Jan. 28-31, 2016. 88. Stake out a great viewing spot and catch the Edison Festival of Light Parade a two-hour extravaganza featuring national participants and local marching bands. Wave to Paperboy on the Florida Weekly float. This years parade takes place 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21 (edisonfestival.org). 89. Spend a weekend at The RitzCarlton Beach Resort (ritzcarlton.com/ naples) and promise yourself not to leave the property, for anything. Check in and check out of your daily routine for some pure indulgence. Theres really no other place like it. Dont you deserve it? 90. Dine outdoors day or night under a marvelous canopy of seagrapes at Trabue Restaurant in Punta Gorda (trabuerestaurant.com, 941-639-0900). 91. Learn how to sail. You cant do it in a day, but its a skill that will give you enjoyment for a lifetime. Check out the Offshore Sailing School for a week of intensive lessons, or a nonprofit sailing club for learning at a more leisurely pace. Captiva Island and Fort Myers Beach (offshoresailing.com), Naples (gulfcoastsailingclub.org) and Fort Myers (edisonsailingcenter.org). 92. Work up an appetite and tuck into a 1-pound Kobe burger at Jimmy Ps Butcher Shop & Deli in Naples (across from Coastland Center on U.S. 41, 6436328, jimmypsbutchershop.com). While waiting for your order, peruse the cases filled with every cut of meat imaginable. 93. Sip a cocktail at sunset at The Wyvern Hotels Rooftop Bar in downtown Punta Gorda (101 East Retta Esplanade). The view is spectacular (thewyvernhotel. com). 94. Take a dip in the Gulf of Mexico on a full-moon night and stir up the phosphorescence. Take a couple of children with you if you can. Its like magic. 95. Go stargazing in an ancient bald cypress forest at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary (corkscrew.audubon.org). The next monthly Corkscrew After Hours is Friday, Feb. 20. There will only be a sliver of a moon, which means dark skies for great stargazing. 96. Watch canoes go head to head at the annual Great Dock Canoe Race on Saturday, May 9 (greatdockcanoerace. com), Neapolitans unofficial end-of-season celebration. Amateurs make fools of themselves, experts sweat it out to the finish line and everyone else enjoys a tailgate party on shore at Naples Bay. 97. Picnic among the tombstones under the old oaks, their branches dripping with Spanish moss and gnarled like the arms of the old and wise, at rural Alva Cemetery (off North River Road at the end of Cemetery Road), where grave sites date back to the mid 1800s. 98. Visit the ValuJet Flight 592 monument. Flight 592 out of Miami crashed in the Everglades on May 11, 1996. The memorial consists of 110 concrete pillars pointing to the location of the crash several miles into the swamp. Its just north of Alligator Alley about 12 miles west of Miamis Krome Avenue. 99. Celebrate the holidays as only a subtropical peninsular community would with a parade of twinkling boats at the annual Venetian Bay Boat Parade in December (venetianvillage.com). 100. Stay indie. Independent films are popping up all over town. In March, the Fort Myers Film Festival screens dozens of them in several locations. Fortmyersfilmfestival.com. 102. Go muddin. This redneck tradition involves spinning tires and drenched soil (redneckyachtclubmudpark.com). 103. Fall in love.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA20 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 Weird news you can useIt turns out that a person having a heart attack is usually safer to be in an ambulance headed to a hospital than to already be a patient in a hospital, according to a study by University of North Carolina researchers. It takes longer, on average, for nonER hospital staff to comply with hospital protocols in ordering and evaluating tests (nearly three hours, according to the study) than it does for ER (and ambulance) staff, who treat every case of cardiac symptoms as life-threatening. Overall, according to a February Wall Street Journal report, the study found the mortality rate for heartattack victims treated in emergency rooms is 4 percent, compared to 40 percent for patients already admitted for other reasons and then suffering heart attacks.The continuing crisis Uh-Oh: The man hospitalized in fair condition in January after being rammed from behind by a car while on his bicycle happened to be Darryl Isaacs, 50, one of the most ubiquitously advertising personalinjury lawyers in Louisville, Ky. Isaacs calls himself the Heavy Hitter and the Kentucky Hammer for his aggressiveness on behalf of, among other clients, victims of traffic collisions. The (soon-to-be-poorer) driver told police the sun got in his eyes. Elephants in Love: (1) India TV reported in January that a wild male elephant from an adjoining sanctuary had broken into the Nandan Kanan zoo in Odisha, wildly besotted with a female, Heera. The male cast aside two other females trying to protect Heera and mated with her. The male lingered overnight until zookeepers could shoo him away. (2) A frisky male elephant crushed four cars in 10 days in January at Thailands Khao Yai National Park the result, said a park veterinarian, of the stress of the mating season. (Only the last of the four cars was occupied, but no injuries were serious.) While nearly all Americans enjoy low gasoline prices, residents of sea-locked Alaskan towns (Barrow, Kotzebue, Nome, Ketchikan) have continued to pay their same hefty prices ($7 a gallon, according to one January report on Alaska Dispatch News). Though the price in Anchorage and Fairbanks resembles that in the rest of America, unconnected towns can be supplied only during a four-month breather from icy sea conditions and thus received their final winter shipments last summer. The price the supplier was forced to pay then dictates pump prices until around May or June. The ever-valuable InternetIn January, Captain Mercedes, a registered user of the Reddit.com social media site, announced he had compiled a data file cataloguing every bowel movement he had in 2014 and was offering the file to other users to design hypotheses and visual representations of the data in ways that might improve his relationship with his alimentary canal. According to the data-analysis website FiveThirtyEight.com, the researcher used the standard Bristol stool scale (seven categories of excreta, by shape and consistency) and produced interesting hypotheses in the ensuing Reddit conversation. Suspicions confirmed (1) A January examination of New York City records through NYC Open Data found that the five most common first names of taxicab drivers licensed by the city are five variations in the spelling of the name Mohammed. (2) The last McDonalds burger to be sold in Iceland before the chain abandoned the country in 2009 has been on open display at the National Museum of Iceland and was recently moved to the Bus Hostel in Reykjavik, still in good condition, according to the hostel manager. Some people have even stolen some of the fries. Harvard University medical researcher Mark Shrime documented recently how easily made-up research can wind up in reputable-sounding academic journals by submitting an article composed by random-generating text software, supposedly about the surgical and neoplastic role of cacao extract in breakfast cereals (and authored by Pinkerton A. LeBrain and Orson Welles). Of 37 journals, 17 quickly accepted it, some feigning actually having read it, with the only catch being that Shrime would have to pay a standard $500 fee for publication. Shrime warned that some of the journals have titles dangerously close to highly respected journals and cautions journalist (and reader) skepticism. Wait, what?Ms. Meng Wang filed a lawsuit recently in New York City against Gildan Outerwear over her disappointment with Kushyfoot Shaping Tights. In television ads, Wang wrote, a young model sashays down a city street with her eyes dreamily closed and moans and utters highly sexually charged phrases including Thats the spot and so good ... passersby (stop) in their tracks to look at her with mouths agape. Wang said the ad clearly implies that the tights produce an orgasmic sensation of some sort, wrote Gothamist.com, but that she, herself, has come up empty. Cliches come to lifeMargaretta Evans, 63, finally reported her missing son to the Myrtle Beach (South Carolina) Police Department in January. She said Jason Callahan, who would be 38, had been missing since early June of 1995 when he left home to follow the Grateful Dead on tour in California and Illinois. Riccardo Pacifici, described as the head of Romes Jewish community, was accidentally trapped while visiting the Auschwitz prison death camp in January on Holocaust Remembrance Day, after staff had departed. He crawled out through a window, provoking the New York magazine headline, Polish Police Detained a Jewish Leader Trying to Escape Auschwitz. NEWS OF THE WEIRDBY CHUCK SHEPHERDDISTRIBUTED BY UNIVERSAL PRESS SYNDICATE
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 NEWS A21 SunshineAce.comDOWNTOWN NAPLES | GOLDEN GATE | BONITA SPRINGS SAN CARLOS | MARCO ISLAND | EAST NAPLES Saturday, February 21, ONLY! 20 % OFF STOREWIDEAlmost anything* that ts inside the bag. *Exclusions apply. See store for details. thank you sale! World War II boxcar visits MarcoDocumentary, stage play in conjunction with exhibitA 10-ton railway relic that was in the German Railway Service during World War II resides in the parking lot at the Marco Island Historical Museum through Saturday, Feb. 28. The Boxcar Exhibits trip to Marco is made possible through a partnership between the Cultural Alliance of Marco Island and Goodland and the Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida, which owns the traveling exhibit. Docents from the Holocaust museum will be on hand to discuss the exhibit with visitors from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19 and 26. Survivors of the Holocaust will speak about their experiences from 2-3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, in the auditorium at the Marco museum. Accompanying the boxcar are 19 oil paintings of Irena Sendler and her work during the World War II. The paintings by Bill Farnsworth were used to illustrate his book, Irena Sendler and the Children of the Warsaw Ghetto, and then were donated to the Holocaust Museum & Education Center. Known as the female Oskar Schindler, the Polishborn Ms. Sendler, who died in 2008 at the age of 98, is credited with having saved some 2,500 Jewish children at great risk to her own personal safety. The Marco Island Historical Museum at 180 S. Heathwood Drive is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission is free. Call 642-1440 or visit colliermuseums.com.Also on MarcoIn conjunction with The Boxcar Exhibit, the Marco Island Historical Museum presents a free screening of the award-winning documentary Paper Clips at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19. A story of love, t olerance and understanding, the film follows a group of middle school students in Whitwell, Tenn., who as part of their study of the Holocaust, attempt to collect 6 million paper clips, one for every Jew killed by the Nazis in World War II. The students ultimately collected more than 25 million paperclips. Also on Marco, The Marco Players are staging The Interview through March 1 at The Marco Players Theater in the Marco Town Center Mall. Performances are at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. An additional performance takes place at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23, at the Marco Island Center for the Arts. The play by Peter Swet tells the story of an aging Jewish tailor in a run-down shop who receives a visit from a workaholic investigator determined to find out the reasons the old man wants to increase the value of his life insurance policy. Reluctant and guarded at first, the tailor becomes more agitated under the relentless questioning. As buried truths come out, so do emotional memories about his past life. The play stars Victor Caroli as the tailor and Greg Madera as the investigator. Jim Corsica directs. For tickets or more information, call The Marco Players at 642-7270 or visit themarcoplayers. com. The Boxcar Exhibit owned by the Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida is one of several World War II boxcars in use around the country as an educational tool to teach tolerance and understanding as well as history. It is the only one used as a traveling exhibit, however. Since the Naples-based museum and education center acquired it in 2007, railway car has been to more than 60 locations throughout Southwest Florida and had an impact on more than 45,000 people.Jewish Federation welcomes expert on terrorismThe Jewish Federation of Collier County and its Israel Advocacy Committee welcome internationally recognized authority on terrorism Sabi Shabtai for a lecture titled The Global War on Terror: Are We Winning It? at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23, at Temple Shalom of Naples. All are welcome. Mr. Shabtai has served as a consultant to numerous corporations, airlines, police departments, swat teams and the U.S. Army and Navy as well as several governments, including the Israeli government in various capacities. He is the author of the bestseller Five Minutes to Midnight about the growing threat of nuclear terrorism and has consulted on several movies, including Passenger 57, which was based on his personal experience, and The Assignment, about a CIA-Mossad sting operation that was based on his personal hunt for master terrorist Carlos the Jackal. Admission to the lecture is free, but reservations are required. Email israeladvocacycommittee@gmail. com. Temple Shalom is at 4630 Pine Ridge Road.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 NEWS A23 Eagle Scout effort results in gazebo at community gardenMembers of the Collier Community Garden initiative recently honored John Randall Pelletier for his Eagle Scout project: the construction of a gazebo on the grounds of the first Collier Community Garden. Johns effort took almost one year to complete, beginning with the preparation of an Eagle Scout project plan and continuing with raising the necessary $4,000 and then selecting the design for and building the gazebo. A 17-year-old senior at Palmetto Ridge High School, John has been a Boy Scout for more than 10 years. He belongs to Troop 214 of the Southwest Florida Council, Alligator District. His father, John Pelletier Sr., is the troop scoutmaster, and John credits him with inspiring and guiding him toward completion of his Eagle Scout project. The highest honor in scouting, the Eagle Award is bestowed only to an estimated 6 percent of the nations 2.6 million members of the Boy Scouts of America each year. The garden behind the Golden Gate Community Center is the first community-supported garden on public land where vegetables, fruits and herbs can be grown year-round. CCG members have enjoyed a variety of gardening experiences and fellowship at the garden thus far, thanks to support from the Collier County Parks and Recreation Department. So far, 23 gardening plots have been leased at a nominal annual fee to interested county residents. For more information, visit colliercommunitygarden.org. Eagle Scout John Pelletier and his father, Scoutmaster John Pelletier Sr.RAINER OLBRICH / COURTESY PHOTOSThe completed gazebo is ready for visiting gardeners behind the Golden Gate Community Center. Mental health is a community issue. Fortunately, theres a community solution. Mental Health is Our Concern.DavidLawrenceCenter.org NAPLES 239-455-8500 IMMOKALEE 239-657-4434 FOR MENTAL WELLNESS National studies indicate that two to four children in every American classroom struggle with a social emotional condition. Without treatment, grave consequences and challenges can develop. Thankfully, David Lawrence Center is here for our community. A not-for-prot organization founded and still governed by community leaders, the David Lawrence Center is the behavioral health component of our communitys healthcare network. A true local resource, it relies on donations, fees and grants to invest in the health, safety and wellbeing of our community. When you or someone you love needs help, call on the highly compassionate, committed and competent professionals of the David Lawrence Center to inspire you to move beyond the crisis towards life-changing wellness.David Lawrence Center and Collier County Public Schools have been long-standing partners in ensuring the mental wellness of children in the classroom and beyond. This collaborative partnership is designed to improve student achievement by addressing mental health concerns. From strengthening awareness for teachers and parents so they are better equipped to address student mental health needs to developing new in-school services to manage specic student needs, this partnership is crucial to childhood wellness in todays complex, high stress environment. David Lawrence Center and the School District are committed to the health and happiness of our children. Together, we are identifying needs and ensuring appropriate access to services for early identication and intervention. Scott Burgess, CEO DLC Dr. Kamela Patton, Superintendent CCPS
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NCEFs partners in this effort include Boys and Girls Club of Collier County, Collier County Parks and Recreation, Guadalupe Center, The Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida, The Immokalee Foundation, Redlands Christian Migrants Association, the United Arts Council and the Workforce Development Board. These organizations work together to provide safe, nurturing environments for children to thrive and keep up with their schoolwork. This initiative is known and recognized for developing youngsters in the area of leadership and offers innovative learning activities designed to help students not lose ground during summer months.Hunger initiativeNCEF is committing $1.3 million over the next three years to the Lunch Boxes of Love initiative, which provides nutritious food to children and their families who need it the most. A partnership between the Harry Chapin Food Bank, Meals of Hope and NCEF, this initiative utilizes refrigerated trucks to deliver food to remote and needy sections of Collier County, in addition to creating school-based food pantries. Over the next three years, more than 4 million meals will be distributed to hungry children as a result of this commitment.And theres more In addition to these three commitments, NCEF will hold a check presentation and celebration on Monday, March 9, to award additional grants to local organizations serving Collier Countys children in need. With all the donations counted, the 2115 Naples Winter Wine Festival live auction surpassed $12.3 million. The first-ever online auction, which opened Jan. 12 and closed Jan. 24, brought an additional $231,000 in donations, bringing the total dollars raised since the festivals inception in 2001 to more than $135 million in support of initiatives to help children in need in Collier County. The online auctions top bid of $32,000 went to the celebrity chef lot, an opportunity to relish in some of the countrys most distinguished cuisine from the chefs who traveled to Naples for this years festival. This lot included dinner at Bartolotta, Ristorante di Mare in Las Vegas; Grace, Chicagos second restaurant to be awarded the coveted three Michelin stars; and Beachcraft in South Beach, among others. The live auction at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort included a $500,000 winning bid for the ultimate Krug Experience, complete with a collection of Krugs most notable bottles and a private, multi-day visit to the champagne houses French estate. Others notable live auction packages included: A $450,000 bid for the 2015 Lamborghini Huracn LP 610-4 and $420,000 bid for the 2015 Mercedes SLS AMG GT Final Edition. $440,000 for a 23-day trip for two on a luxury jet with travel to Korea, Chia, Laos, Sri Lanka, Oman, Kenya and the Canary Islands. $340,000 for a private tour of the Battle of Gettysburg with legendary filmmaker Ken Burns. $330,000 for tickets to the Golden Globes and an invitation to Harvey Weinsteins private after party. For information about the 2016 Naples Winter Wine Festival, visit napleswinefestival.com. The mobile vision-screening center for the Now You See It initiative.LANE WILKINSON / COURTESY PHOTOSThe Lamborghini Huracn LP 610-4 brought a winning bid of $450,000.Auctioneer Humphrey Butler
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 A27 EC13005050Daughter, granddaughter will lead tours of Dearest Pauline at Holocaust museumThe Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida offers guided tours of its newest exhibit, Dearest Pauline: A World War II Healer Writes Home, with the daughter and granddaughter of Dr. Price Duff, whose letters home to his wife, Pauline, are the inspiration behind the exhibit. Dr. Duffs daughter, Kaye Duff George, and granddaughter, Paula Iacampo, will be on hand at the museum Friday and Saturday, Feb. 19-20 and 26-27. Mrs. George will lead a tour starting at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, and Thursday, Feb. 26. Mrs. Iacampo will lead tours at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 20 and Friday, Feb. 27. The guided tours are included with regular admission. Reservations are required, and space is limited to 15 people for each tour. Additional guided tours will be scheduled in March and April. Dearest Pauline: A World War II Healer Writes Home consists mainly of letters written by Dr. Duff to his wife during his deployment in Europe. There are also letters from the doctor to other family members, including his brother and brother-inlaw, who were also serving overseas, along with numerous pieces of memorabilia Dr. Duff collected during the war. The exhibit will remain in place though May 3. The Holocaust Museum and Education Center of Southwest Florida is at 4670 Tamiami Trail N. in Naples. Regular hours are 12:30-5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $10. For more information or to sign up for a guided tour of the Dearest Pauline exhibit, call 263-9200 or visit holocaustmuseumswfl.org. Dr. Duff sent this letter from Europe to his wife back home in Nashville in April 1945. Price Duff Pauline Duff Everyone can be a hero by donating toChildrensHospitalGoal.org Southwest Floridas kids need heroes lots of them to help us build the new Golisano Childrens Hospital. These heroes dont have a cape or super powers. They look just like you, armed with nothing more than a few dollars they are willing to share. Avery, age 6 Leukemia patient Naples, FL Will you be her hero? Just give what you can at ChildrensHospitalGoal.org. Her favorite hero?
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 NEWS A32 Old and new combine to create a healthy outlook Here at NCH we recently celebrated the old and rang in the new. First was the 30th anniversary of our urgent care clinic on Marco Island, and second was the groundbreaking for NCH Northeast, a 40,000-squarefoot, freestanding emergency room. Marco Islands Urgent Care Center hit the three-decade mark but still has a staff is as energetic and vibrant as any in our system. It is the most extensive facility NCH has outside our two major hospital campuses and is staffed with board-certified ER physicians and physician assistants who are most capable of caring for patients with minor illnesses and injuries. Radiology services, including CT scans, ultrasounds and regular X-rays, complement the diagnostic capabilities and are all certified for quality and safety by the Joint Commission. The urgent care clinic shares a campus with our full-service rehabilitation center and physicians offices that house NCH Physician Group members including Dr. Robert Folsom, who started practice 37 years ago and Dr. David Linz, who started practice last year. Betsy Novakovich, RN, is director of emergency services at the clinic, leading approximately 50 colleagues who cared for 7,689 patients last year. Happy 30th anniversary to one and all. By contrast to the above milestone, more than 100 of us attended a groundbreaking ceremony for NCH Northeast at the corner of Immokalee Road and Collier Boulevard. NCH Northeast will include a 24/7 emergency room on the first floor, accompanied by radiology with a CT scanner and MRI. Also in place will be our teleneurology robot system, blood bank and laboratory, making this location as fully capable as our two hospital building-based ERs. Additionally on the first floor will be a small rehabilitation facility, our eighth in Southwest Florida. The second floor of NCH Northeast will have offices for 12 new NCH Physician Group doctors, starting with Drs. Monica Menichello, Brian Menichello, Bruce Gelinas and Richard Prewitt. Eight more will be joining once the building is completed. Both of these facilities are part of a busy and growing NCH. Last month was among the busiest ever in our history in terms of number of surgeries performed as well as number of patients admitted and those who were seen in our ERs. We also are hiring, having added more than 160 new employees over the past two months. Im reminded of when I was in private practice with two colleagues when phoning in for everything from scheduling a new appointment to obtaining lab results was the norm; there were days when the phone never stopped ringing. In the midst of phone fatigue, we all agreed the only thing worse than the phone ringing too much was it ringing not at all. The same is true at NCH today. As Southwest Florida continues to grow with year-round residents and also swell with seasonal visitors, we will continue to be called on, constantly, to help everyone live longer, happier, healthier lives. Thats why we continue to add new facilities, freestanding ERs, electronic communication and staff. Dr. Allen Weiss is president and CEO of the NCH Healthcare System. Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation presents program about how The Big Book came to beFred Holmquist, director of the Lodge Program at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation in Minnesota, will present a program on the origin of The Big Book, the historic manuscript that created the foundation for Alcoholics Anonymous, from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 28, at First United Methodist Church in Naples. Presented by Hazelden in Naples, part of the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, the event is free and open to the public. History buffs, archivists and those who appreciate The Big Book will enjoy Mr. Holmquists insights about the history of this now classic text and the foreshadowing of issues that surfaced in the years following the books publication. His review provides context for understanding the emergence of the Twelve Traditions as well as Bill W.s essays on the steps for emotional sobriety published 14 years later in Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions. Alcoholics Anonymous: The Story of How Many Thousands of Men and Women Have Recovered from Alcoholism generally known as The Big Book because of the thickness of the paper used in the first edition was originally published in 1939. It is one of the best-selling books of all time, with more than 30 million copies sold. In 2011, Time magazine placed The Big Book on its list of 100 Best and Most Influential Books written in English; in 2012, the Library of Congress designated it as one of 88 Books that Shaped America. First United Methodist Church is at 388 First Ave. S. Although admission to Mr. Holmquists presentation is free, registration is required by Wednesday, Feb. 25. Call 659-2356 or email Nay Pacheco at email@example.com. Whats normal when it comes to memory loss?Memory loss and forgetfulness can be a normal part of aging. According to the National Institute on Aging, some memory problems can be a result of bodily changes as people age, but other signs could point to more significant issues such as dementia and Alzheimers disease. Learn more when IberiaBank and Physicians Regional Healthcare System present Normal Aging and Memory Loss at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 12, at IberiaBank in North Naples, 2180 Immokalee Road. A welcome reception begins at 5:30 p.m. Guest speaker Dr. Igor Levy-Reis will discuss the latest information available on aging changes in the brain, the difference between dementia and Alzheimers disease, normal memory loss in conjunction with aging and new treatments for memory loss and dementia. Certified as a diplomat by the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry, Dr. Levy-Reis completed his residency at Northwestern University Medical School and is fellowship trained in stroke, neurophysiology and neuroimaging. Specializing in memory disorders, epilepsy and neurophysiology, he is a member of Neuroscience and Spine Associates and is on the medical staff of Physicians Regional Healthcare System. The lecture is free and open to the public. Seating is limited, however, and reservations are required. Call 593-2021. HOLMQUIST allenWEISSallen.firstname.lastname@example.org HEALTHY LIVING
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 A33 Dr. Bradley Piotrowski, DDS, MSD Is A Leading Periodontist in dental implants, the permanent, hassle-free solution to loose or missing teeth. His expertise in having done thousands of your comfort and relaxation during treatment. What Are Dental Implants? Implants are teeth that are placed below your gum line as securely as your original teeth. They can replace a single tooth, a few teeth or an entire upper or lower set of teeth. Because they are permanently attached, they usually last a lifetime. You will have the same chewing power and natural comfort of your original teeth. Most patients say More Affordable Than You Think. Nothing should stand between you credit cards are also accepted. Are Implants For You? and explain your options. Call today to make an appointment. ENJOY THE BENEFITS OF DENTAL IMPLANTS! Throw away your dentures No more gooey, messy adhesives and feeling teeth DR. BRADLEY PIOTROWSKI, DDS, MSD1044 Castello Drive, Suite 202, Naples, FL 34103239-263-6003Helping You Keep Your Smile For A Lifetime Please Visit NaplesDentistPractice.com Receive a ($140 value) HURRY! Offer Expires 3/6/15Dental Implants Starting at $1,295(D6010)Dr. Jensen Dr. Carr90 Cypress Way E, Suite 20, Naples, FL 34110239-596-5771ww w w .OakT r e e e e D e e ntistr y y Naple s s .c o o m E x p e e r i e e n c e e th e D i e r e e n c ePave the way to a happy retirementRetirement is one of the biggest chapters of the American Dream, yet it can also be one of the most challenging times of life. In fact, 50 percent of retirees say their old life with blaring alarm clocks and career pressure was better than retirement, and the divorce rate is rising among baby boomer retirees even as its falling for all other age groups. Most people focus on acquiring enough money to allow them to retire comfortably and on deciding where they want to live. They dont think about three fundamental aspects of a happy retirement that show up right after the newness wears off. Find out what those three things are when relationship coach and retirement specialist Marianne Oehser presents Retire Happy: Three keys for a successful retirement (and money isnt one of them). Ms. Oehser well present her program at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, and again at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at Clive Danibel Home, 2777 Tamiami Trail N. Although attendance is free, reservations are required. Call 434-9900. Soup for the Soul luncheons served during the season of LentThe 17th annual Lenten Soup for the Soul series of luncheon programs presented by the Theological Center in Naples begins Wednesday, Feb. 25, and takes place every Wednesday through Lent at various houses of worship in Naples. Each weeks speaker will reflect on how the Holy Spirit blesses lives on a daily basis. All are welcome to enjoy a simple meal and share in the fellowship. Donations are welcome to cover luncheon expenses and to support the mission of the Theological Center in Naples. Feb. 25: Rev. Diane Scribner Clevenger of Unity of Naples will be the speaker at St. Pauls Episcopal Church, 3901 Davis Blvd. March 4: Dr. Kirt Anderson of Naples Community Church, at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church, 1225 Piper Blvd. March 11: Pastor Jack Haberer of Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church, at Mayflower Congregational UCC, 2900 County Barn Road. March 18: Deacon Mark Leonard of San Marco Catholic Ch,urch, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 625 111th Ave. N. March 25: Chaplain Michael Harper of NCH, at Trinity-By-The-Cove Episcopal Church, 553 Galleon Drive. April 1: Nicole Partin, certified celebrant, Hodges-Josberger Funeral Home, at Hodges University, 2655 Northbrooke Drive.
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Some dogs show brain aging as early as 6 or 7 years, while others seem to remain young in heart and mind until they are 10 to 12 years old. Toy poodles and Chihuahuas are among the longest-lived breeds, and some are still bouncing around at 15 and living to be 20 or more. The important thing to remember is that every dog and cat is an individual, so the age at which they start to show physical or mental decline can vary. To improve your pets chances of living into old age gracefully, he needs five things: regular veterinary care, a great diet, physical exercise, social enrichment and mental stimulation. As he ages, all of these components will help him stay fit and can even improve cognition. A lot of us operate on the principle If it aint broke, dont fix it. That might work with cars, but cats and dogs? Not so much. We often dont see whats going wrong with pets because they dont complain, and its easy to miss subtle signs. An annual veterinary exam, or even twice a year for seniors if you can swing it financially, means that your pet is getting the once-over from your veterinarians fresh eyes and experienced perspective. That can make all the difference in catching diseases early so they can be treated or managed more effectively. Stick with your pets normal, highquality food if hes still healthy and active, but make sure he doesnt eat too much, especially if hes less active than he once was. If hes putting on weight, your veterinarian may recommend a lower-fat senior diet. If hes too thin, he may need a food thats higher in protein and fat. Pets with health problems such as kidney failure or heart disease may need special diets. If youre concerned about cognitive impairment, ask your veterinarian about one of the foods containing supplements that improve brain function.Keep him moving, within the limits of his age and abilities. If he cant run, walk. If he cant walk as far, take shorter walks. If his mobility isnt what it once was, play gentle games indoors or in your yard. Keep his brain busy. Pets need consistent mental and social stimulation. Make mealtime more challenging with a feeding maze or a toy he must move to make the food fall out. Play hide-and-seek games at home, practice his obedience skills or start training him for a sport such as nose work, which can be played by dogs of any size or age. Heck, tell him about that story you heard on NPR on the way home. He probably wont offer an opinion on it, but listening to you and interacting with you will help his brain stay limber. This type of enrichment is vital for a dogs or cats physical, mental and behavioral health. Most important, never assume that nothing can be done to mitigate the effects of aging. If you notice that your dog or cat seems less active or playful, is confused or starts to break housetraining when he never did before, tell your veterinarian. Those can be signs of cognitive dysfunction or a medical problem that can be treated. With treatment or environmental changes, your old pet may have a new lease on life. Mental and physical enrichment contribute to longer lifespans in pets. PET TALESTime passageHelp longer-living pets have a healthy, comfortable old age Pets of the Week>> Forrest is an approximately 1-year-old Labrador retriever mix who weighs about 35 pounds. Hes as friendly as he is handsome, and he knows the basic commands. >> Marco is an approximately 1-year-old tabby whose lovely coat and bright gold eyes re ect his great personality. >> Patty is an approximately 1-year-old calico who loves to be petted and likes to sit in laps. >> Pepper is an approximately 2-year-old brown and brown brindle Chihuahua who is sweet, calm, good on her leash and eager to please.To adopt or foster a pet This weeks pets are from Collier County Domestic Animal Services. Adoption fees for cats are $60 and dogs are $85 and include sterilization surgery, vaccinations, pet license, ID microchip and a bag of food. Visit DAS at 7610 Davis Blvd. from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. For more information, call 252-7387 or visit colliergov.net/pets.
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For example, GDP often takes several subsequent month revisions to get the previous quarters GDP closer to accuracy. Even if there is skepticism about the absolute number or discerning whether a short-term trend is in place, there is greater meaning if a statistical trend is well-established over a very long period of time. For instance, a rising CPI would suggest inflation even though the degree of inflation could be debated. And such is the case with the Velocity of Money (Velocity); it has been in a significant downtrend for a long, long time. The definition of the Velocity of Money is quite simple: how fast, how often a dollar is used in buy/sale transactions. These buy/sale transactions are sum-totaled to equal the U.S. GDP. If the amount of money or quantity of money in the economy is held constant, then the faster that a dollar is spent, and spent again with more and more transactions, then the economy grows, producing a larger GDP. If Velocity is in a rising trend (and Money Supply is constant), it tells you that people in the U.S. are doing more stuff with their money. During an inflationary period, there is very high velocity (as people keep turning their money to keep up with rising prices.) If Velocity is falling (and Money Supply is constant), then it means that people are hoarding their money (as in deflation, where people sit on their money as asset prices are falling). The attached charts show that Velocity has fallen off a cliff regardless of what measure of money is used. M1 includes money that is readily spendable by households; M2 includes M1 and more household financial assets; and MZM is institutional money funds plus much of M2.) All quantity of money measuremenat are collapsing. To compensate for what would surely be a contraction in economic activity/collapsing GDP due to hugely decreased Velocity, the Federal Reserve/central bankers have increased the U.S. money supply by several trillions, as Money Supply multiplied by Velocity equals GDP. If Velocity has tanked, then the Money Supply has to be drastically increased to keep GDP steady. The Federal Reserve has worked a charm but it has now painted itself into a monetary corner. It is trying to reverse/end its expansionary monetary policy without an economic contraction. But such is not possible unless Velocity increases. Since August 2015 when Money Supply hit its all-time peak, there have been all sorts of market and asset troubles. Is there a solution outside the Fed? It might be that Europes easy money will make its way into the U.S. and increase our Money Supply. But that is another non-solution in the long term. Absent confidence (see economist Martin Armstrongs blog for further discussion) or absent inflationary expectations, Velocity will likely not increase. As long as equity and bond portfolios do well, there is less tendency by investors to look under the hood. Jeannette Showalter, CFA is a commodities broker with Worldwide Futures Systems. Find her on Facebook at Jeannette Showalter, CFA. 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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I was raised (in Rhode Island) to think that when I grew up and got married, I should devote all my time to my husband and children, says Ann DeBonis, a 55-year-old model of success as a multi-level marketer her product is Silpada, described by the company as a collection of the highest-quality, handcrafted .925 sterling silver jewelry complemented by natural materials, such as semiprecious stones, rich woods and leather. And she did exactly that, happily, while spending 20 years as the human resources manager in her husbands family company, the Riverside Service Corp., based in Rehobeth, Mass. Then she retired, and found herself longing for something fun something broader than home life could provide on its own. I really wanted friends, she recalls. So, after hearing about Silpada from somebody she knew and trusted, Mrs. DeBonis signed up and went into business for herself. That was five years ago, and it proved to be a propitious decision. In 2011, the couple lost their 28-yearold son, Rob their only child in an automobile accident. Her connection with Silpada and the women who sell it and buy it, she says, helped her survive the worst trauma of her life. A year after I started, he was killed. Silpada saved me. It helped me get out of my head, and I would think of him and I still think of him saying to me, Mom, Im happy to see that part of your life and your friendships from it. Im so glad for you. Her husband was always supportive, too, she says and now Mrs. DeBonis is one of the top 170 Silpada saleswomen in the United States (out of about 25,000), which is why she just won a September trip to Paris from her company. She attends about three networking meetings a month and works about six months in Florida and five or six in New England. In all that, shes no fan of the hard sell. Im not big on the upsell, she explains. I dont believe in it. I like to let the parties and the product speak for themselves. Thats Lora Ulrichs approach, too, she says and its her advice for any who endeavor to become multi-level marketers just to pay for the product or earn some extra cash, or to establish a life in which they can work where and when they want, and if theyre successful make a lot of money. Personal connections and creating relationships is what really can help you grow your business (in multi-level marketing) small or large or as big as you want, she says. Especially with so much white noise, and people being marketed to or bombarded by marketing all the time. In Ms. Ulrichs case, it helps that these words began appearing on a nationally syndicated and highly popular afternoon TV show last month: I always talk to my friends and family about USANA. The words appear with a photo of Dr. Mehmet Oz standing in hospital scrubs on the set of his show, one of whose sponsors is now USANA Health Sciences, Inc. Last year, Dr. Oz was severely scolded at a U.S. Congressional hearing for allowing his show to promote products that may or may not have done what they boldly claimed in effect, for using his credentials as a medical doctor to hawk products with empty promises, like a carnival barker. But Ms. Ulrich could vouch for her products long before Dr. Oz became a household name, she says, and nowadays his show is very careful to do its own research before it accepts a sponsor such as USANA. So many people have negative connotations about this multi-level marketing because so many people out there are scammy or hypy or secretive, she adds, calling it the white elephant. But in her case, I researched the company and products and compensation plans. Thats extremely important for somebody coming into this to not just believe what somebody tells them. This is a business, like any business. This isnt a get rich quick scheme. So any aspiring multi-level marketer should do what she did: Look at what the integrity of the company is, what the business management looks like. USANA is also a publicly traded company. From a publicly traded standpoint, all the records are open books. I looked at all that because I was taking this seriously. Some people think theyre starting a business when they do this, but they approach it as a hobby. For Christin Collins, senior director of development for the Lee Memorial Health Systems Foundation, Ms. Ulrich and USANA have been lifesavers of sorts, she says. She met the multi-level marketer first through community volunteering work that both of them undertook for PACE Center for Girls, which offers counseling and academic tutoring to teenagers facing difficult challenges. I was having some health issues, and we chatted. I found her to be extremely knowledgeable. Over the last three years our relationship has evolved, and now shes one of my top go-to people when it comes to health. Shes all about wellness. Shes ahead of the curve as far as knowledge and information. And now Ms. Collins is a USANA multi-level tasker, herself, although on a more limited scale than Ms. Ulrich, she says. It boils down to this, she concludes: I was very sick. Standard medicine didnt help me. Food and nutrition are such a baseline for health, but thats not something our culture or society understands: How you eat and how you move influence how you feel. We try to pop these pills and do other things, but its so basic and simple. And she understands that and can communicate it to lay people. For Ann Debonis, it boils down to a kind of freedom and fun: The beauty of this kind of business is that I can go where I want, when I want to travel. A lot of it is just meeting people and offering services. 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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB6 BUSINESS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 I was formed in Chicago in 1991 as a real estate acquisition company backed by some wealthy families. I bought my first hotels in 1993, and today I am one of the worlds largest hotel and leisure companies, with more than 180,000 employees and 1,200-plus properties (spanning 100 countries) that I own, operate and/or franchise. I opened 74 new hotels in 26 countries in 2014. You might have heard of some of my brands: St. Regis, The Luxury Collection, W, Westin, Le Meridien, Sheraton, Four Points by Sheraton, Aloft and Element. My name evokes both earth and sky. Who am I? Know the answer? Send it to us with Foolish Trivia on the top and youll be entered into a drawing for a nifty prize! THE MOTLEY FOOLTo Educate, Amuse & Enrich Ask the Fool Fools School My Dumbest Investment The Motley Fool Take Name That Company Last weeks trivia answerDo you have an embarrassing lesson learned the hard way? 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Today, based in a town that bears my name, Im North Americas top chocolate and confectionary company, and a major player in gums and mints, too. I rake in more than $7 billion annually. Who am I? (Answer: Hershey) Stuffing the ChannelQWhat does it mean if a company is reportedly stuffing the channel? L.C., Chalmette, LouisianaAIts when a company deceptively inflates its sales numbers by shipping products ahead of schedule, filling distribution channels with more than is needed. Since companies often record sales as soon as they ship products, channel stuffing can make it seem that business is booming. But if many of the products are not sold, they can end up returned to the manufacturer, resulting in sales that were already claimed never occurring. You can look for channel stuffing by seeing if a companys accounts receivable is growing faster than sales, as thats a red flag. Alternatively, calculate its days sales outstanding (DSO): Simply divide accounts receivable by sales, and then multiply what you get by the number of days in the period. This reveals how many days worth of sales is represented by the current accounts receivable. Between 30 and 45 days is typical. (Note that sales are sometimes referred to as revenue, and that for the number of days, youll use 365 for a year and 91 for a quarter.) A company with a low DSO is getting its cash back quicker and, ideally, putting it immediately to use, getting an edge on the competition. Rising numbers can signify channel stuffing. This doesnt work for all companies, though. Restaurants and other cash-based businesses, for example, arent going to have much, if any, receivables. ***QWhats business shrinkage? F.B., Fruitland, MarylandAShrinkage is also related to inventory. Its the routine loss of inventory, such as through accidental breakage or theft. 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VISIT WWW.DAVIDNAPLES.COM FOR INFORMATION ON THESE AND OTHER MEDITERRA PROPERTIES David William Auston, PA Mediterra Resident, Golf Member & Real Estate SpecialistAssisting in over 80 closed Mediterra transactions since 2011AMERIVEST REALTY | Of ce: 239.280.5433 Il Corsini at Mediterra$5,399,000 Padova at Mediterra$2,999,000 Terrazza at Mediterra$1,999,000 Positano at Mediterra$1,999,000 Enjoy indoor and outdoor living in this private villa in Mediterra has three bedrooms plus a study (or fourth bedroom) and 3 baths. A center courtyard invites al fresco living, and a loggia area opens to poolside living with screened lanai and an expanded pool deck for entertaining. Ten-foot sliding doors open from the pool to the great room, which has custom built-in cabinetry and tiled floors set with accents and inlays. The chefs kitchen has a natural gas range, stainless steel appliances, granite-topped cabinetry and an island with breakfast bar. A separate bar area with beverage refrigerator is adjacent to the informal dining/family room. The elegant and spacious poolside master enjoys a lavish en-suite bath with separate walk-in closets. The office/study with hardwood floors opens to the courtyard. Emily K. Bua and Tade Bua-Bell of John R. Wood Properties have the listing for $995,000. For more information or to arrange a showing, call 595-0097 or visit buabellsellsnaples.com. REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 B10 More than 500 people attended the grand opening of four new villa models in The Isles of Collier Preserve by Minto Communities in early February. Guests also took guided electric boat tours of the Cypress Waterway, walked the communitys nature trails and toured its 7,330-square-foot sales center with a re-created cypress wetland. The communitys one-story villas range from 1,565 to 1,862 square feet under air. Floor plans have two and three bedrooms, a den or hobby room, great room, dining room, two baths, covered lanai and two-car garages. Pricing begins in the mid-$300,000s. Buyer interest and sales activity at The Isles of Collier Preserve has been consistently high since opening last year, according to William Bullock, senior vice president for Minto. The developer now offers 43 innovative, energy-efficient home designs at The Isles of Collier Preserve. These include villas, coach home and an expanded selection of single-family homes, all of which complement their natural surroundings in a style inspired by the classic coastal archi-Hundreds attend grand opening of villa models in Collier PreserveHouse hunting: ROB HARRIS/ COURTESY PHOTOSThe Fresia great room, above, and master bath.SEE ISLES, B30 16830 Cabreo Drive COURTESY PHOTOS
ORAL REPRESENTATION CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS REFERENCE SHOULD BE MADE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. NOT AN OFFERING WHERE PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW. PHOTOGRAPHY IN THIS AD MAY BE STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY USED TO DEPICT THE LIFESTYLE TO BE ACHIEVED RATHER ANY THAT MAY EXIST. Broker participation welcomed. Prices, plans and specications subject to change without notice.AT TALIS PARKCARRARATHE SIMPLICITY OF 239.449.5900 TalisPark.com A Kitson & Partners Community Visit Talis Parks Award Winning Garden House Sales Center at Livingston Rd, Naples, FL bCARRARA AT TALIS PARK BY WCI COMMUNITIESCarrara Overlooks Talis Parks Greg Norman-Pete Dye Designed Golf Course Golf, Fitness Center, Spa & Dining All Within a 2 Minute Walk Penthouse-Style Residences Otering More Than 2,900 Square Feet of Air Conditioned Living Space Three Bedrooms, Three-and-a-Half Baths, Great Room, Den/Media Room, Gourmet Island Kitchen, Wraparound Loggias Three Stories Over Parking, Two Residences Per Floor, Private Elevator Lobby Two Dedicated Parking Spaces, Dedicated Golf Cart ParkingLuxurious, Care-Free, On-the-View Condominium Living From the $700s SEE IT, TOUCH IT, FEEL IT, MAKE IT YOUR OWN
BE WELL ADDRESSEDExperience luxury living redened at Residences at Mercato, a gated enclave of 52 homes and villas accentuated by custom outdoor living areas designed to emphasize year-round outdoor leisure. Priced from $1.2 million, this exclusive neighborhood oers urban living at its nest in a walkable atmosphere among the very best shopping, dining and entertainment Southwest Florida has to oer. Couple this with one of Naples most beautiful beaches only minutes from your front door and youll understand why Mercatos location is so exciting. Marketed exclusively byEach office is independently owned and operated THE LUTGERT COMPANIESVillas & single family homes/Pre-construction from $1.2 million239.594.9400 | residencesatmercato.com 9123 Strada Place, Suite 7125 Naples, FL 34108
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BROKER PARTICIPATION WELCOMED. ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS REFERENCE SHOULD BE MADE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. NOT AN OFFERING WHERE PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW. PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. Visit our Sales Center today. 8020 Grand Lely Drive, Naples, Florida 34113 (239) 793-2100 Lely Resort Realty, LLC, Exclusive Sales Agent, Licensed Real Estate Broker At Lely Resort, the lines between fantasy and reality have vanished. This is a world of 3 championship golf courses, 4 clubhouses, 13 tennis courts, 4 resort-style pools, a luxurious spa and tness center, a village center, and a newly expanded 30,000+ square foot Players Club & Spa, and 7 distinctive neighborhoods... and it can all be yours in a way most people only dream of. www.LELY-RESORT.comCapture the lifestyle you ve always wanted from the $200s to over $2 millionLive Beyond Your DreamsOver 200 sales in 2014! FLStockDevelopment Ol from the $200sCordoba from the $400sSignature Club Coach Homes Coming SoonCipriani Coach Homes Coming SoonCanwick Cove from the $500sThe Estates at The Classics from $1.4 million Lakoya from the $300s to over $1 million ONLY 1 REMAINING!
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WEEK OF FEB. 19-25, 2015 B17 Take Immokalee Rd east, turn right onto Oil Well Rd, turn left into Ave Maria. With prices this low, From The Low $200sHampton Village Hampton Village 5076 Annunciation Circle #104 Ave Maria, FL 3414217 Models Open Daily 239-352-3903 AveMaria.com Discover your dream home with prices from the high $100s and all the amenities of beautiful Ave Maria.Come see 17 new models and over 34 oor plans. Single-family homes with 2-6 bedrooms featuring lake, preserve and golf course views. Plus: So, if you are looking for a great new home with low, low prices, you, and your game, will be in full swing at Ave Maria.life can go into full swing. Saturday, Feb. 21. 12-5 pm. Now Open. 8 New Models From the $190sCoquina Coquina Del Webb Naples Del Webb Naples Homesite inventory dwindling in Cortile at Mediterra SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYLondon Bay Homes announces the sale of its 35th homesite in Cortile at Mediterra, marking the neighborhoods 75 percent sold milestone. Cortile has a total of 46 villas and single-family estate homes overlooking lakes, nature preserves and four holes of Mediterras Tom Fazio-designed North and South courses. Seven remaining villa homesites are planned for model homes; two are under construction as Girona models and will open for viewing in March. The three-bedroom, three-bath Girona villa is one of Cortiles most popular floor plans. Encompassing 3,526 square feet, including a study and three-car garage, the fully furnished Girona models will feature interiors by Romanza Interior Design. London Bays four previous Girona models at Mediterra have sold before or shortly after completion Villa and single-family homes also are available in six additional neighborhoods at Mediterra. Available home designs are priced from the $900,000s to more than $7 million. All London Bay Homes are built using the latest information, products and technology available in building science, such as the BEP Blue Barrier moisture barrier system that protects against mold issues and structural damage from moisture intrusion. Since December 2009, London Bay and affiliates have managed all new home sales and marketing for Mediterra. The community offers an array of lifestyle amenities, including The Club at Mediterra, with two worldclass Fazio-designed courses and the private 10,000-square-foot Beach Club on the Gulf of Mexico, featuring an elevated swimming pool, casual dining with a full bar, and valet service for beach chairs, umbrellas and beverage and food menus. Mediterras onsite amenities include themed neighborhood parks, eight miles of walking and jogging trails and a fitness complex with tennis and bocce courts, a pool and spa services. The recent renovation at the 32,000-square-foot clubhouse updated the interior design of the main dining room, expanded the Club Lounge and kitchen and introduced al fresco dining options, an exposition kitchen and chefs table. The club and Tavern on 18 offer formal and casual dining. Recent renovations at the tavern added a fire pit to the popular lounge, which serves gourmet brick-oven pizzas, seasonal salads and open-air grilled entres. The Club at Mediterra also is halfway through a two-year, $6.1 million project to replace the irrigation system, bunkers, cart paths and turf on the South Course. Mediterras Golf Learning Center offers indoor and outdoor hitting stations, video equipment with launch monitor, a 2.5-acre short game practice complex with three greens, and a staff of certified PGA professionals. Membership opportunities at Mediterra are limited to just 225 members per 18 holes. All of the communitys amenities are membership-owned. For more information about Mediterra, stop by the sales center on Livingston Road two miles north of Immokalee Road, call 949-8989 or visit mediterranaples. com.
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB20 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 Unbelievable quality, space & view. Close to the beach and Mercato. Luxurious custom kitchen. More than 2,400 SF, lake view & 2 car garage. Immaculate condition. MLS# 215006350 3BR/3BA $589,000Mindy Young 248-0258 JUST LISTED GORDIE LAZICH239.777.2033 email@example.comMARK MARAN239.777.3301 firstname.lastname@example.orgTOGETHER WE ARE DEDICATED TO PROVIDING OUR PERSONALIZED CONCIERGE SERVICE TO OUR BUYERS AND SELLERS. EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS GORDIE LAZICH & MARK MARAN co co o m o m Naples | $469,900 GLEN EAGLE LAGO VILLAGGIONaples | $385,000 BRIDGEWATER BAY COCONUT BAYBonita Springs | $329,000 VASARI CASSIANew models nearing completion in Marsh Cove at Fiddlers Creek SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYFiddlers Creek announces that the first two models are near completion in Marsh C ove, a gated village of single-family residences within the master-planned community. Offered by Ashton Woods, the village of Marsh Cove will initially feature 112 single-family homesites. The first two model residences will range from approximately 3,600 to 4,200 air-conditioned square feet. Both feature Spanish Colonial inspired architecture and will have views of creeks and the championship golf course. The Tarragona is a one-story residence encompassing approximately 3,600 air-conditioned square feet and 4,900 total square feet. There are three bedrooms, four baths, a study and a three-car garage. Additional features include a library, a two-sided fireplace along with an oversized lanai with pool and outdoor kitchen. Base price of the Tarragona is $863,990, plus lot premium. The Catalonia is a two-story residence offering approximately 4,200 air-conditioned square feet and 6,192 total square feet. This home has three bedrooms and 3 baths, plus a flex room that can be used for multiple purposes. The Catalonia also features a three-car garage along with a pool and a dining terrace with outdoor kitchen. Base price is $999,990, plus lot premium. Interior design features of homes in Marsh Cove include a luxury kitchen with Italian, custom-made cabinets and Kitchen Aid appliances, 10-inch baseboards throughout the main floor, insulated impact windows and a number of energy-efficient features throughout. The entrance to Fiddlers Creek is on Collier Boulevard on the way to Marco Island. Amenities include the 54,000-square-foot club and spa, fitness center, lagoonstyle swimming complex, tennis courts and casual and elegant dining restaurants. The Club & Spa at Fiddlers Creek offers a luxurious resort lifestyle and is the location of numerous community-wide parties and special events throughout the year for residents of all ages. Fiddlers Creek residents also have the opportunity to join The Golf Club, featuring The Creek Course, an 18-hole championship course ranked as one of Golfweeks 100 Best Residential Golf Courses in the nation for the 10th consecutive year. Membership in The Tarpon Club is also available for those who enjoy boating and the beach. A limited number of non-resident annual and seasonal memberships with term date flexibility are available at both The Golf Club and The Tarpon Club. For more information, call 732-9300, stop by the information center at 8152 Fiddlers Creek Parkway or visit fiddlerscreek.com. The Catalonia The Tarragona
Like no other on any shore: This generously-proportioned beachfront home, completed in 2012, has nearly 7,400-square-feet with two family rooms, a study, media room, a private elevator and a garage with four bays. The master suite is a perfect retreat with a morning kitchen, spa-like bath and two dressing rooms. Stunning views of the Gulf of Mexico can be seen from nearly every room. The landmark Naples Pier sits against the horizon, creating a picturesque view from the veranda, master bedroom and widows walk. Every detail was taken into consideration in the design of this home from architectural details inspired by Versailles and the Chateaux of the Loire Valley, to exceptional glass pool tiles that complement the Gulf waters and sky. Perfection.Celebrate the quality of the light and the color of the sea in one of the most beautiful and private retreats in Florida. Presented at $21,900,000. Call to schedule a private showing: 239-404-8222 Beachfront Opulence in Olde Naples 239-404-8222 www. ROBYN PFISTER GRIFFIN
ILLUSTRATED PROPERTIESServing North Naples and the Surrounding Area Joanne Ciesielski 239.287.6732 Brian Carey 239.370.8687 Karen Carey 239.216.8826 naplescarey.com OPPORTUNITY VILLAGE WALK OF NORTH NAPLES PRISTINE 3BR/2.5BA offers 2,193 SF under air. This single-family home offers prime location and is nicely upgraded throughout, entire home tiled, granite in kitchen, crown molding, newer A/C and large screened lanaithe prefect place to dine alfresco and take in the beautiful lake and venetian bridge views! $434,000 Rarely available 3BR/2BA EXTENDED REGENT offers 1,808 SF under air! Located just steps from all community amenities and features tile in all bedrooms and extended living area, A/C replaced within last 6 years, built-in entertainment center and very private large screened lanai with built-in covered awning. Being sold AS-IS; seller will provide $1,000 appliance credit. GREAT BUY! $305,900 This bright and cheery 3BR/2.5BA single-family home has only been used one season by the original owners. Home offers open oorplan, built-in entertainment center in great room, granite counters in kitchen, large screened lanai with private pool and water views and accordion hurricane shutters; it is only located a short distance from all amenities! $439,900 Super premium, cul-de-sac location with wide pie shaped lot. DiVosta Oakmont with heated pool, all tile, accordion hurricane shutters, brand new A/C, fresh paint and very clean! Love the home, the location and IslandWalk! $499,000 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB22 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 COURTESY PHOTOResort Lifestyle Communities recently celebrated the groundbreaking of the Bradford Square resort-style senior living community at 3255 Vanderbilt Beach Road. One price will take care of Bradford Square residents daily needs, including chef-prepared meals and a full calendar of activities, appointment transportation and valet parking. Residents will also enjoy the convenience of an in-house bank, pharmacy/gift shop and salon. Those needing home health care can contract with their choice of providers. Bradford Square is the first Resort Lifestyle Communities location in Florida. Studio, one-, twoand three-bedroom apartments are available. For more information, call 455-9999 or visit bradfordsquareretirement.com.
AT SEAGLASS LIKE NOWHERE ELSE. It imbues all it touches. Brightens. Highlights. Of bay, islands and horizon. Right outside the window. Just beyond the terrace. Always there. Always yours. The light at Seaglass. It changes everything. RESIDENCES FROM $1MCoastal contemporary tower & penthouse residences | Rooftop terrace | Theater With access to Championship golf | World-class tennis | Pools | Fitness | Marina | Parks & preservesSEAGLASSATBONITABAY.COM26951 Country Club Drive | Bonita Springs | 239.301.4940 at Shine ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS MAKE REFERENCE TO THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN AND THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE.Community features, amenities and pricing are approximate and subject to change without notice. The information and materials displayed on materials provided to you are solely intended to provide general information about proposed plans of WSR-Bonita Bay, LLC. These proposed plans are conceptual in nature and are subject to change or cancellation (in whole or in part) at any time without notice. Land uses, public and private facilities, improvements, and plans described or depicted on any materials are conceptual only, subject to government approvals and market factors, and subject to change without notice. Nothing in these materials obligates WSR-Bonita Bay, LLC, or any other entity to build any facilities or improvements, and there is no guarantee that any illustrated or described proposed future development will be implemented. Neither the information and materials provided to you, nor any communication made or given in connection with and of the foregoing may be deemed to constitute any representation or warranty or may otherwise be relied upon by any person or entity for any reason whatsoever. Obtain the Property Report required by Federal law and read it before signing anything. No Federal agency has judged the merits or value, if any, of this property. Equal Housing Opportunity.
Carrara Generating Strong Appeal at Talis ParkWith construction activity progressing on schedule, the penthouse-style Carrara condominium residences at Talis Park in North Naples continue to generate strong appeal among homebuyers intent on enjoying the simplicity of a maintenance-free lifestyle. An enclave of spacious residences being built by WCI Communities, Carrara will feature 90 homes in 15 midrise buildings at build-out. Each building includes three floors over parking with two residences per floor. The first four buildings are now under construction with over 80% of the residences sold. Two additional buildings have recently been released for sales. Completion of the first Carrara building is anticipated in spring 2015. Priced from the $700s, Carrara offers the simplicity of maintenance-free condominium living along with the luxurious ambiance one would expect in a community of Talis Parks stature. Each residence includes a private elevator lobby, a spacious great room, a gourmet island kitchen, an on the view master suite, two guest ensuites, a library/ media room, a powder bath, and secured ground level parking. The luxury penthouse-style residences offer more than 2,900 square feet of air conditioned living space and feature wraparound loggias. The Carrara residences overlook the Sea Dwarf Paspalum fairways and greens of Talis Parks Greg NormanPete Dye designed golf course and Vyne House a New Fashioned clubhouse located on the communitys Grand Piazza. Golf, tennis, a fitness center, spa and multiple dining venues will be within a short walk from the Carrara residences. Construction of the neighborhoods private hospitality area has begun and includes a pool, a covered gathering area, restrooms, and grills. The hospitality area will be located just steps away from Talis Parks Casa Cortese Grille, an outdoor dining and lounge experience situated adjacent to the communitys pristine driving range. Developer Kitson & Partners has created a new vision at Talis Park that redefines the Naples country club experience. Kitsons contemporary interpretation of luxury living is uncomplicated. Talis Park is the Club reconsidered and invites a select group of members to enjoy an active, health-oriented lifestyle. Talis Parks neighborhoods offer a parklike setting with golf course, preserve and water views, or a maintenance-free environment within walking distance of the communitys amenity core. This In the Park or In the Village approach reflects Kitsons commitment to creating a community where every aspect of country club living is relevant to the residents daily lives. Carraras In the Village lifestyle brings a measure of simplicity to luxury living that affords immediate access to Talis Parks amenities. Carraras proximity to Casa Cortese and Vyne House will offer residents a full In the Village experience. Casa Corteses outdoor dining and lounge area is a favored gathering place for Talis Park residents for lunch, following a round of golf, and during weekly happy hours that are included on the communitys full slate of social events. Located adjacent to the Great Lawn at Talis Parks Grand Piazza, Vyne House epitomizes Kitsons New Fashioned aesthetic. Vyne House consists of a series of lifestyle oriented spaces designed to be used every day, inviting users to come as they are in a relaxed, comfortable format. The buildings are interconnected by covered outdoor walkways and wrapped around multiple courtyards that offer the possibility of outdoor dining and entertaining. The already completed Vyne House Shops features Fionas Market Cafe. Fionas serves fresh, local fare, wine selections, bar service and other items. Fionas general store personality offers a dining experience that complements Casa Corteses comfortable ambiance. Fionas will provide Carrara residents with an ideal gathering place for conversation and coffee after a bike ride or walk, after a workout, yoga or Pilates session in the Vyne House Core Fitness Center, or after a manicure or massage in the Esprit Spa, both of which are favored destinations for Talis Parks residents. Vertical construction of the 26,470 square feet under air, multi-level Vyne House Phase II project is underway and progressing on schedule. Kitson anticipates holding a soft opening of Phase II in December, 2015 and a grand opening in January, 2016. Phase II will introduce Palm Court, an open-air courtyard that is the centerpiece of Vyne House. In addition to serving as a point of entry, Palm Court will be used as a social space suited to hosting a variety of events. The upper level will also include formal indoor dining, casual indoor and outdoor dining, a multi-purpose room adjacent to Palm Court, aerobics and cardio workout rooms, and a Wine Room/ Board Room that will host wine tastings and monthly wine pairing dinners. The lower level of Vyne House Phase II will host the golf pro shop as well as mens and ladies locker rooms. Phase II will also include completion of a resort style pool and a stately rotunda featuring a two-sided fireplace overlooking the 18th green. Talis Park is anchored by the lakes and Sea Dwarf Paspalum fairways and greens and glittering lakes of the Talis Park Golf Club golf course. One of two Greg Norman-Pete Dye designed courses in the world, the course is ranked #91 in Golfweeks 2014 Best Residential Courses and consistently ranked among the top 20 courses in Florida. Talis Park is conveniently located just minutes from the beach and from the dining, shopping and entertainment venues at Mercato, Coconut Point and Gulf Coast Town Center. To learn more about Carrara and Talis Park, visit the communitys Garden House Sales Center at 16980 Livingston Road, or visit Talis Park at talispark.com. ADVERTORIALAdjacent to the Great Lawn at Talis Parks Grand Piazza, the Core Fitness Center and Esprit Spa are located at Vyne House, a short walk from the Carrara neighborhood. Talis Park is anchored by the lakes and Sea Dwarf Paspalum fairways and greens of the Talis Park Golf Club golf course, one of just two Greg Norman-Pete Dye designed courses in the world. One of two dining venues at Talis Park and within walking distance of Carrara, Fionas Market Cafe at Vyne House serves fresh, local fare, wine selections, bar service and other useful items.. The penthouse-style Carrara condominium residences by WCI Communities at Talis Park in North Naples continue to generate strong appeal among homebuyers intent on enjoying the simplicity of a maintenance-free lifestyle. Thepenthouse-styleCarraracondominiumresidencesbyWCICommunitiesatTalisParkin AdjacenttotheGreatLawnatTalisPark sGrandPiazzatheCoreFitnessCenterandEspritSpaarelocatedatVyneHouseashortwalkfrom TalisParkisanchoredbthelakesandSeaDarfPaspalmfairasandgreensoftheTalis
Wide water views overlooking Smugglers Bay and 98 ft. 50 amp concrete dock just added in 2005. Current home was custom built by BCB in 1978; renovate or remove to build new. This property 239-404-8222 www. Expansive, deep Port Royal lot and a half with 161 feet on the water. ROBYN PFISTER GRIFFIN Port Royal
Youve always wanted to be this close. NaplesSquare.com 239.228.5800Sales Center at 100 S. Goodlette-Frank Road Naples ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECT STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS BY THE DEVELOPER, MAKE REFERENCE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTE, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. Obtain the Property Report required by Federal law and read it before signing anything. No Federal agency has judged the merits or value, if any, of this property. Equal Housing Opportunity. Youre never far from your favorite downtown spots at Naples Square like highly acclaimed restaurants, stylish boutiques, galleries and cultural venues. Only blocks away, warm sand beaches and the sparkling gulf. You and the best of Downtown. Finally together. PICTURE YOU IN PHASE IIAvailable NowShare your #NaplesSele9 Open-Concept Floor Plans | Maintenance-Free Living | Resort-Style Amenities | From the $600s to over $1m
Stunning custom home overlooking Naples Bay. Enjoy soaring ceilings and breathtaking wide water views as you Expansive family room featuring vaulted beamed ceilings open to the kitchen with large island, breakfast bar, eating area and adjacent powder room. Chiseled edge Travertine throughout living areas. All with water views! Spacious Master Suite with tray ceilings, elegant bathroom, dual custom walk in closets and access to outdoor living. Guest features intricate wood detailing and a waterfront balcony. Pool with spa, outdoor kitchen with bar seating, built in gas rotisserie grill and convenient pool bath. Over 300 of waterfront with 95+ boat dock along the canal side. 239-404-8222 www. ROBYN PFISTER GRIFFIN Royal Harbor
.Homes will be open for viewing Friday, February 20, 2015 | 1:00 P.M. 3:00 P.M.What an opportunity to view these beautiful homes! The list of open homes is available at TheSaadTeam.com and at each home. Fahada Saad, P.A.The Saad Team239.595.8500TheSaadTeam.com Sothebys 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. Property information herein is derived from various sources including but not limited to county records and the multiple listing service, and may include approximations. All information is deemed accurate. Grey Oaks 2370 Alexander Palm Drive Perfectly situated on a pie shaped lot, this home offers exquisite details, perfect craftsmanship and an innovative floor plan. $2,375,000 Grey Oaks Estuary 1287 Osprey TrailElegance and luxury are embodied in this exquisite estate home in Estuary at Grey Oaks. Fine appointments and attention to detail can be found throughout. $6,395,000 Grey Oaks Venezia 1713 Venezia WayBeautifully appointed Mediterranean-style home situated on a lush, private lot boasts breathtaking lake and golf views. This captivating home oers 3,494 square feet of living space with three bedrooms, a den and three-and-a-half baths. $1,525,000 Grey Oaks 2701 Buckthorn WayDesigned with comfortable living spaces, you will enjoy a spacious gourmet kitchen, relaxed family room with rounded, seamless picture window and vibrant views from every room. $2,825,000 Grey Oaks 1942 Cocoplum Court Custom-built four-bedroom plus den home, located on a quiet cul-de-sac with true southern exposure. Brilliant lake views and privacy in a tropical setting. $2,475,000The Saad Team invites you and your guests to theOPEN HOUSE Grey Oaks Estates 2956 Bellower LaneThis quiet, cul-de-sac location ensures privacy, while the entertainment wing with theater, billiard room, exercise studio and oversized solarium will guarantee you endless enjoyment. $8,200,000 Grey Oaks Banyan Island 1636 Chinaberry Way 4 bedrooms plus den, 5 full baths, 2 half baths $3,500,000 Grey Oaks Estates 2526 Day Lily Place 5 bedrooms, 7 full baths, 1 half bath $3,999,000 Grey Oaks Estates 2922 Indigobush Way 4 bedrooms plus den, 4 full baths, 2 half baths $4,275,000 Grey Oaks Estates 2621 Bulrush Lane 4 bedrooms plus den, 4 full baths $2,425,000 by Appointment BIG EVENT
living. Architectural details throughout including high ceilings, crown molding, plantation shutters, arched entryways and with two ovens, refrigerated drawers and wine cooler. Classic and casually elegant; perfect for entertaining. Exquisite Master Presented at $4,590,000. Call to schedule a private showing: 239-404-8222. 239-404-8222 www. ROBYN PFISTER GRIFFIN Port Royal
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB30 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 Richard DrosteREALTOR239email@example.comJacki Strategos GRI, CREN, SRES, e-Pro 239-370-1222JStrategos@att.net Marco Island & Southwest Florida Real Estate SpecialistsVisit www.JackiStrategos.com Today! 1642 Rainbow Court $599,000Florida Style home on the water. 3BR/2 BA, many updates. Garage + carport. New windows. GREAT PRICEGreenlinks Several AvailableResort style complex, income producing or family vacations. 2 or 3 bedrooms. GREAT AMENITIES Homesites on Marco IslandGet yours now before they are gone. 91 S. Heathwood Inland $88,900 1664 Villa Ct. Water front $463,000 SELLING FASTThe Sands D-307 $294,000Fabulous location end unit directly across from beach. 2 BR/2 BA, offered furnished. NEW PRICEtecture of Old Naples. Eight new luxury single-family home models will open later this spring in the new model court. The Isles Club at The Isles of Collier Preserve is slated for completion in the fall of 2015. Amenities include a luxurious, resort-style swimming pool and lap pool with private, poolside cabanas; tennis and bocce ball courts; fitness lawn and lushly landscaped event courtyard; and kayak and paddleboard launch. Entrance to The Isles of Collier Preserve is just four miles east of downtown Naples. The 2,400-acre community is bordered on the south by Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, the north by Naples Botanical Garden and the west by Dollar Bay. More than half of The Isles of Collier Preserve lands are dedicated to preserves and natural habitat connected by a network of recreational trails, bike paths and waterways for kayaking. Single-family homes at The Isles of Collier Preserve are priced from the high $400,000s to more than $1.5 million and range in size from 2,016 to 4,327 square feet under air. All feature gourmet kitchens with expansive islands, open floor plans, unique guest quarters and luxurious outdoor living areas with unobstructed views. Minto recently released 28 singlefamily home lots for sale, including 50-foot and 62-foot lots to accommodate new larger home designs. One-, twoand three-story coach home selections range in size from 1,621 to 2,960 square feet under air, and are priced from the low $400,000s to the $600,000s. Coach homes include two-car garages and private elevators. Mintos many distinctive luxury touches include architecturally detailed ceiling treatments, open floor plans, large eat-in kitchens and formal dining rooms. Minto developed The Isles of Collier Preserve using its own funding sources, electing not to utilize Community Development District funds and saving homeowners at The Isles of Collier Preserve annual assessments that can range from $1,000 to $2,000 per year for up to 30 years. The sales center at The Isles of Collier Preserve is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday. Free electric boat tours are available 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday-Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. For information, call (888) 693-4306 or visit mintofla.com. The electric launch at The Isles of Collier Preserve ISLESFrom page 10 The Mimosa great room, above, and adjacent kitchen.ROB HARRIS / COURTESY PHOTOSThe Petunia great room, above, and master bedroom.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 B31 Bay Villas Bright and Airy Living 3BR+Loft/3BA Offered at $814,900 534 Bay Villas Lane Oakmont in Pelican Bay Completely Updated Pool Home3 BR+Den/2.5 BA Offered at $1,400,000 712 Pineside Lane Call for additional details. JimScartz.com Pending New Listing New Delfina model in Mediterra underway by London Bay Homes SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYMelissa Allen of Romanza Interior Design is creating the interiors of London Bay Homes new Delfina model in the Serata neighborhood at Mediterra. It will have formal living and dining rooms, a family room, study, four full baths and a powder room within 4,329 square feet of living space. Hickory wood flooring with a dusty ash finish will accentuate the open floor plan. Sliding glass doors in the living room and zero-corner doors in the family room will showcase the water view of one of Mediterras remaining lakefront homesites. Ms. Allen is giving the home a transitional interior design featuring turquoise and magenta against neutral off-white, taupe and gray backgrounds. She has selected furnishings in mixed finishes, including stainless steel, gray pearl, metallic antique pewter, ebony, white lacquer, weathered wood and glass. Millwork will accent ceilings and walls throughout the model, and the living room will feature built-in cabinetry to showcase art and accessories. The kitchens freestanding oak island will be painted black and feature a light gray granite waterfall countertop with slabs reaching to the floor on two sides. The gray granite will be paired with painted white cabinetry and a crystal cave gray shell linear glass tile backsplash. Stainless steel appliances will include a Wolf oven, cooktop and microwave, Sub-Zero side-by-side refrigerator and an Asko dishwasher. Custom cabinetry between the family room and game room will be painted white to match the kitchen. The adjoining bonus room will be shown as a game room with a billiards table. The Delfinas powder bath, study and master suite occupy a separate wine. Wood flooring in the private hallway continues into the master bedroom, which will have a weathered oak poster bed with linen headboard and footboard panels accented with nailhead trim. The suite has connecting hisand-her walk-in closets, and the bathroom will be finished with a Calcutta porcelain tile floor and tiled shower. Outdoors, the Delfinas expansive screened-in living area will offer seating and dining areas and a special space around a fire pit. Furniture will include black walnut resin wicker, polished concrete-accented pieces and a shaded dome day bed. Pearltoned Olympic paverstones will be used on the deck and outdoor areas, echoing the dust-colored tile in the pool and spa. The outdoor kitchen will offer a stainless steel Wolf grill and Sub-Zero refrigerator, quartz countertops and a tiled backsplash. Pricing for the model is anticipated at just below $3 million. For more information, call 949-8989 or visit mediterranaples.com. COURTESY PHOTO The first Delfina model in Mediterra sold shortly after it opened in 2014.
The Samuel Team Karyn Samuel 239.537.3732 Rowan Samuel 239.298.3555 www.lovingnaples.comCall The Samuel Team to get your home SOLD!www.lovingnaples.com 4751 Gulfshore Blvd North, #706 The Terraces (Park Shore) 4255 Gulfshore Blvd North, #606 Bay Shore Place (Park Shore) 60 Seagate Drive #305 Baypointe (Naples Cay) 4551 Gulfshore Blvd North, #1606 Esplanade Club (Park Shore) 7677 Rozzini Lane $295,000 (Verona Walk) 285 Grande Way #1004 Grande Excelsior (The Dunes) 516 Neapolitan Way Park Shore 10044 Heather Lane #1503 $199,999 (Quail Creek Village) 4 Golf Cottage Way $499,999 (Wyndemere) 200 Wyndemere Way B402 $219,000 (Wyndemere) 9798 Oxford Street $399,900 (Victoria Park) 11602 Quail Village Way $425,000 (Quail Creek Village) 13023 White Violet Drive $2,190,000 (Quail Creek Estates) 3848 Crayton Road $849,000 (Park Shore) For the above SOLD transactions, the Samuel Team either was the listing agent or brought the buyer. JUST LISTED! SOLD! SOLD JUST REDUCED! JUST LISTED! SOLD! SOLD! SOLD! SOLD! FOR SALE FOR SALE FOR SALE FOR SALE JUST REDUCED!
Introducing 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 N N N N N N e e e e e w w w w w w w V V V V V V i i i e e e w w w w s s s s s ! WHICH VIEW WILL BE YOURS? ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, MAKE REFERENCE TO THIS BROCHURE AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY Values Between $1,900,000 and $5,000,000. Offered Exclusively by PACT Realty 13675 Vanderbilt Dr. at Wiggins Pass Rd. | Naples, FL 34110 | (239) 591-2727 MON-SAT, 10am-5pm SUN, Noon to 5pm | www.aqua-naples.com Your New View will include spacious, approximately 3,940 to 6,600 square foot, 3and 4-bedroom residences. Amenities feature a rooms and dry saunas, resort style pool and spa, movie theater, guest suites and much more! make AQUA your New Luxury Waterfront Home! Models Open Daily! Now you can join Naples most unique new community in an extraordinary new home value! The Isles of Collier Preserve introduces five innovative new Minto villa floor plans and nine new luxury single-family floor plans. Come discover all this community has to offer in total 43 coach home, villa and singlefamily floor plan selections designed and priced for carefree, low-maintenance Florida living at its finest. Nestled within a pristine natural setting, The Isles of Collier Preserve captures the timeless architecture and traditions of Old Naples. Over half of 2,400 acres are dedicated to lakes, nature preserves and natural habitat. Elegant single-family, villa and coach homes overlook miles of scenic kayak and biking trails along the tranquil Cypress Waterway. Visit our interactive Discovery Sales Center and experience this one-of-akind community for yourself! The Isles Club Opening Fall 2015-Construction Now Underway!Classic Old Florida Clubhouse Fitness & Wellness Center Resort-Style Pool Tennis & Bocce Ball Courts Open Now: Kayak Launch and 8 Miles of Kayak, Hiking & Biking Trails Coming Soon: Overlook Bar & GrillOn the south shore of Naples Bay For location, hours of operation and further details about our award-winning communities throughout Florida, visit mintofla.com.Minto Communities, LLC 2015. All rights reserved. Content may not be reproduced, copied, altered, distributed, stored or trans ferred in any form or by any means without express written permission. Artists renderings, dimensions, speci cations, prices and features are approximate and subject to change without notice. Minto, the Minto logo, The Isles of Collier Preserve and The Isles of Collier Preserve logo are trademarks of Minto Communities, LLC and/or its af liates. CGC 1519880. 2/2015Introducing An Expanded Choice of New Home Offerings. Luxury Villas, Coach Homes & Single-Family Homes from the mid $300s to over $1 million Enjoy the warm Florida sunshine year-round! No CDD Fees Unlike other communities, The Isles of Collier Preserve does not burden you with Community Development District (CDD) Fees, which saves you thousands of dollars during your home ownership. (888) 707-1251 ~ mintofla.com 5445 Caribe Avenue, Naples, FL 34113 Located on US 41/Tamiami Trail East, just south of Thomasson Drive FEATURING 4 Brand New Villa Models Now Open 11 Model Homes Open for Touring Only 5 Minutes to Downtown Naples and the Beaches Guided Boat Tours every Friday Saturday 10am 4pm and Sunday 12pm 4pm Explore our nature trails and waterways on Minto bicycles and kayaks
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB34 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 41 41 41Bonita Springs Bonita SpringsNaplesImmokalee RoadLivingston RoadBonita Beach Road3 Oaks PkwyCoconut RdOld U.S. 41Old U.S. 41Pine Ridge Road Golden Gate Pkwy. Davis BlvdCollier Blvd Collier Blvd Airport Pullimg RdGulf Shore Blvd.Park Shore Dr. Rattlesnake Hammock Road Goodlette Frank RoadVanderbilt Beach Road Radio Road Marco Island Open Houses are Sunday 1-4, unless otherwise marked>$100,0001 ROYAL WOOD GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB 5980 Amherst Drive #105 $157,500 Premier Sothebys International Realty Rosanne Winters 703.577.7100>$200,0002 THE BROOKS LIGHTHOUSE BAY 10801 Halfmoon Shoal Road #204 $229,000 PSIR Fern Ritacca 239.908.14003 CEDAR HAMMOCK VERANDA 3665 Buttonw ood Way #1426 $258,000 PSIR Denise Sands 215.327.9930>$300,0004 PALOMA 11233 Monte Carlo Boulevard $324,000 PSIR Jacquie Lewisy 239.227.30705 TARPON BAY 1634 Tarpon Bay Drive South $335,000 PSIR Agnes Zak 239.287.8036 6 COQUINA SANDS DEL MAR CLUB 1300 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #303 $379,900 PSIR Kelly Kent 239.250.5480 Please park in last rows of parking lot.7 REFLECTION LAKES 14805 Canton Court $389,000 PSIR Jack Despart 239.273.7931>$400,0008 THE MOORINGS ORLEANS 383 Harbour Drive #202 $425,000 PSIR Roxanne Jeske 239.450.52109 PALM RIVER ESTATES 200 Fairway Circle $469,900 PSIR Bet Dewey 239.564.567310 LELY RESORT PRESTWICK PLACE 6044 Dogleg Drive $489,000 PSIR Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176>$500,00011 BRENDISI AT MEDITERRA 29140 Brendisi Way #201 $569,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.009712 WYNDEMERE EDGEWOOD COTTAGES 266 Edgemere Way East $585,000 PSIR Tami Schmidt 239.777.3766>$600,00013 OLDE CYPRESS 2893 Lone Pine Lane $619,000 PSIR Lynn Applebaum 239.776.5055 14 MARCO ISLAND ESPLANADE II 760 Collier Boulevard North #401 $625,000 PSIR Jim Prange 239.642.113315 TWINEAGLES HOLLYBROOK 11989 Heather Woods Court $699,000 PSIR Paul Koch 305.586.5309>$700,00016 FIDDLERS CREEK BELLAGIO 8515 Bellagio Drive $775,000 PSIR Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176>$800,00017 PELICAN LANDING SANCTUARY 23889 Sanctuary Lakes Court $809,000 PSIR Mark Leone 239.784.568618 BAY VILLAS 543 Bay Villas Lane $814,900 John R Wood Properties Jim Scartz 239.280.223419 OLDE CYPRESS 7356 Monteverde Way $899,995 Downing Frye Ruth Bethem 239.777.7007>$900,00020 VANDERBILT BEACH VANDERBILT GULFSIDE 10951 Gulfshore Drive #303 $949,000 PSIR Pat Callis 239.250.056221 CABREO AT MEDITERRA 16830 Cabreo Drive $949,900 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.009722 PARK SHORE COLONADE 155 Colonade Circle #1003 $959,000 PSIR Bonnie Nageon de Lestang 239.280.6997>$1,000,00023 CABREO AT MEDITERRA 16811 Cabreo Drive $1,150,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.009724 PELICAN LANDING WATERSIDE 3616 Glenwater Lane $1,195,000 PSIR Fahada Saad 239.659.514525 BONITA BAY ESTANCIA 4801 Bonita Bay Boulevard #801 $1,199,000 PSIR Cathy/ Jim McCormick 239.850.427826 THE MOORINGS 3280 Crayton Road $1,199,000 PSIR Michael G. Lawler 239.261.393927 PELICAN BAY ST. RAPHAEL 7075 Pelican Bay Boulevard #V-9 $1,200,000 PSIR Jean Tarkenton 239.595.054428 TORINO AT GREY OAKS 2126 Modena Ct $1,285,900 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.009729 PARK SHORE 585 Pine Grove Lane $1,295,000 PSIR Michael G. Lawler 239.261.393930 OLD NAPLES 417 4th Avenue South $1,429,000 PSIR Sue Black 239.250.561131 ISLA MAR IN OLDE NAPLES 1010 5th Street South $1,475,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.009732 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1220 Gordon River Trail From $1,795,000 PSIR Call 239.261.3148 Open Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm & Sunday 12-5pm33 POSITANO AT MEDITERRA 29130 Positano Lane $1,999,000 Amerivest Realty David William Auston, PA 239.280.543334 TERRAZZA AT MEDITERRA 28330 Terrazza Lane $1,999,000 Amerivest Realty David William Auston, PA 239.280.5433>$2,000,00035 OLD NAPLES MANGROVE BAY 201 Goodlette Road South $2,000,000 Paradise Realty of Naples, LLC Sales Center 239.261.2200 Open Daily36 MARCELLO AT MEDITERRA 29010 Marcello Way $2,150,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.009737 MEDICI AT MEDITERRA 15211 Medici Way $2,695,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097>$3,000,00038 AQUALANE SHORES 719 17th Avenue South $3,160,000 PSIR Cindy Thompson 239.860.651339 MARCELLO AT MEDITERRA 29111 Marcello Way $3,350,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097>$4,000,00040 OLD NAPLES 382 Gulf Shore Boulevard North $4,900,000 PSIR Phil Collins 239.404.6800>$5,000,00041 IL CORSINI AT MEDITERRA 15318 Corsini Way $5,399,000 Amerivest Realty David William Auston, PA 239.280.543342 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1271 Osprey Trail $5,400,000 PSIR Fahada Saad 239.659.5145>$9,000,00043 PORT ROYAL 3250 Gin Lane $9,650,000 PSIR Celine Godof 239.404.9917>$18,000,00044 PORT ROYAL 4200 Gordon Drive $18,600,000 PSIR Frank Sajtar/Linda Richards Malone 239.776.8382 Florida Weeklys Open Houses 2 4 3 5 15 6 10 16 17 13 14 11 7 19 8 9 12 18 1 20 22 23 25 28 24 27 26 29 30 31 32 33 34 21 35 37 36 38 39 40 41 42 43 44
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A GUIDE TO THE LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25 2015 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYARTS & ENTERTAINMENTCSECTION INSIDEBROUGHT TO YOU BY:The High-Rises at Bonita Bay495-1105 Estuary at Grey Oaks261-3148 The Strada at Mercato594-9400 The Village261-6161 The Gallery659-0099 Broad Avenue434-2424 Vanderbilt594-9494 The Promenade948-4000 Fifth Avenue434-8770 Marco Island642-2222 Rentals262-4242 A world of funTheater critic Nancy Stetson gets caught up in madcap adventure at Florida Rep. C10 A complex thrillerBook reviewer Phil Jason revels in the rich texture of a terrifying read. C22 Cuisine NewsThe Health Freedom Summit is on its way, and more. C43 BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.com SEE LYONS, C16 Naples newest community theater company, Lets Put On A Show Productions, presents The Lyons Feb. 20-March 7 at the Golden Gate Community Center. Directed by local theater veteran Paul Graffy, the production was American playwright Nicky Silvers first work to play on Broadway, where it opened in 2012 after playing off-Broadway for two years. The story centers on Ben Lyons, the family patriarch who has dropped all pretenses and manners while he dies of cancer. His wife, Rita, starts planning for her future at the prospective end of her loveless 40-year marriage; daughter A dysfunctional family roars to life in The Lyons COMEDIANS LOVE COMING TO FLORIDA, a state so strange the jokes practically write themselves. During a recent trip, comedian Paula Poundstone tweeted: I just passed a sign that says uneven lanes. I guess people come to see that, here in Florida. The uneven lanes will have some competition when Ms. Poundstone brings her wry, witty stand-up to the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall on Friday, Feb. 20. (Shell perform at the Coral Springs Center for the Arts the following evening.) It rains every day there, she said in a recent phone conversation with Florida Weekly. It rains a kind of rain that one doesnt see just anywhere. And the strange thing is the rain coming back up again! It will pour rain at 5 in the afternoon, maybe 4 oclock even, so much so that alligators were lifted out Wait ...waitPaula Poundstone points her random humor in this directionBY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ oridaweekly.com SEE PAULA, C4 COURTESY PHOTOJesse Heindl plays Curtis Lyons, a gay man who has little to do with his dying, homophobic father, Ben.
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 Learn more at www.RiverchaseDermatology.com SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTS How I screen for Mr. Right Id been thinking I needed a test to help me decide whether a man and I make a good match. I figure, whats the point of muddling through a relationship when things are destined to fall apart? Better to know right from the start. So I began casting around for my own shorthand method. For a while I thought it might be whether or not he picked up the check at dinner, but I quickly saw that some real jerks will buy me a meal while some truly good guys are happy to let me pay. Scratch that one. How, I worried, was I ever going to divine the essence of a man in a short amount of time? My little house, it turns out, gave me the answer. At the beginning of the year, I bought my first house, a tiny little thing that sits on a sprawling double lot. The house itself is miniature a jewel box, one friend called it but the property feels immense, with room for a garden and fruit trees and a towering poinciana so magnificent the former owner installed spotlights. When Im overwhelmed by seasonal traffic, or this cold I seem to be fighting, or the sheer drudgery of daily life, I sit in my spacious yard and feel better about this world we live in. When I started interviewing contractors to do work on my house, the first guy who showed up arrived wearing a ripped shirt and busted trousers. I noticed he was missing a few teeth. Eyeing my property he said, You know what you should do here? You should divide this lot. Sell the other half. You could make a lot of money that way. I stared at him. Couldnt he see that the whole point of this place is the big beautiful double lot? Soon, I noticed that everyone who visited my house offered up an opinion in one of the two camps. They either admired the expansiveness and tranquility of the backyard, or they immediately and without prompting suggested I divide and sell. My close friends, the ones whose company I enjoy, all admired the lot. Which made me wonder: Could this be my test? I decided to give it a try. One afternoon, I invited over a man Id been seeing, someone who speaks about art and literature with conviction but who I wasnt convinced had any of either in himself. He drove up in his expensive foreign car looking cosmopolitan and sophisticated. I gave him a tour. He admired my espresso maker and said he liked the Mexican tiles on my terrace. He seemed impressed by the Art Deco table in my entryway. The wood floors were nice, he said. The pine molding, too. Then: the moment of truth. We stood together on my terrace looking out over the property. The sky shone a sapphire blue and every leaf and branch, every blade of grass, gleamed. The man turned to me with a smile and my heart thundered in my chest. You know, he said, his eyes narrowing, you could sell that lot. Youd make a fortune. Artis Henderson is the author of Unremarried Widow published by Simon and Schuster. artis HENDERSONsandydays@floridaweekly.com ll e
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 of trenches on one side of the road and moved to trenches on the other side of the road. Roads would flood, and no one acted like it was weird! Im telling you, its weird. Then by 5 or 6, it was amazing how quickly it all went back up (into the sky). You have to be careful, you can be caught in a giant rain suck. Something bizarre is going on in Florida. Shes perplexed by the weather indoors, too. As she wrote in her memoir, Theres Nothing in This Book That I Meant to Say: If it were as cold outside in the winter as they make it inside in the summer, theyd put the heat on. It makes no sense. She recently played Orlando and Clearwater, flying directly from Chicago. I could never put away my heavy jacket, she says. If you went out to eat, it was colder in a restaurant in Florida than it is outside in Chicago in the wintertime. You have a weird state. Its a whole state of people who have decided to never be comfortable. I dont know if its a guilt thing: Im not worthy. Theyre always having hurricanes and tornados created by some kind of low pressure/ high pressure collision in the lobby of a Dennys. That cold air-conditioned air hits that hot, steamy Florida air, and it creates a freakish weather pattern. If it happens outside, they show it on a weather map. How could that not happen, with that weather difference? Its a theory, but theres science in that somewhere.Disney bears and pancakesMs. Poundstone briefly lived in Orlando in 1978. Very briefly. I was raised in Massachusetts; we believe that Florida is the Promised Land, and thats where you should go, she says. I went there hoping to get hired by Disney. I wanted to be a bear in the Disneyland parade. It didnt happen. She wound up working the graveyard shift, 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., at an International House of Pancakes on the rough side of town. I was so young and nave I could not figure out why all those women were walking around in dresses, and why all these men were offering them rides home, she says. Within the year, she moved back to Massachusetts. Shes returned to Orlando numerous times since, however, to do stand-up. I have to say (with my most recent visit), I had the best time with both crowds (in Orlando and Clearwater). I always expect to have a good time, but it was surprising how much fun it was. I didnt expect it to stand out in my mind as a crowd that I really connected with. It was glorious. She pauses, then adds, I dont want to put too much pressure on the audiences at Fort Myers and Coral Springs The Disney bear gig didnt work out, but the stand-up did. The comedian has had various HBO comedy specials and is a frequent guest on The Late Late Show (her next appearance is Tuesday, March 3). In 1992, Ms. Poundstone became the first woman invited to perform at the White House correspondents dinner. In 2010 she was inducted into the Comedy Hall of Fame, and Comedy Central named her on its list of 100 Greatest Standups of PAULAFrom page 1COURTESY PHOTOPaula Poundstones humor is highly improvisational.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 C5 All Time. Her most recent CD is I Heart Jokes: Paula Tells Them in Boston. Easily distracted fishIn her distinctive scratchy voice that makes her sound as if she could be a close relative of Marge Simpsons, Ms. Poundstone practices a droll stream-ofconsciousness stand-up. Im a fish in the stream of consciousness, she declares. When she first started out, shed do five minutes during open mic nights at Boston comedy clubs. Shed carefully write out a routine and time it. During the day, shed practice. You could see my lips moving while I was bussing tables, she recalls. But that evening, as she walked toward the microphone, shed inevitably see something and comment on it and immediately forget everything shed memorized. I dont know what day it was that it dawned on me: The joy was in not knowing. The joy was in allowing myself to comment on this thing Id just noticed (and riff on that). In the early days, she would pull herself back from commenting on the thing shes just noticed and attempt to return to the script. But actually, the funny thing was the thing Id just noticed, she said. At a certain point, I decided to allow myself to not remember, to go off script, as it were. For me, thats where the heart of the night lives. No two shows are the same. Her favorite part of the night is talking with the audience, asking people where theyre from, what they do for a living. Somewhere along the way, theyll say something that reminds me of something. And then shes off and running. Somewhere in my brains is 35 years of material. Some of it I dont remember, some I just access, depending on where we are in the conversation. Theres a Rolodex in my head, she says. Its not in the Cloud. Thats not to say that her shows are old, recycled material. When I do think of something new Id like to talk about, I write myself a note, she says. I go to the trouble of carrying it with me in a notebook. If its more than one or two things, they fold in, like dry ingredients, and I staple them onto one of those cards in the Rolodex. She wrote her book, Theres Nothing in This Book That I Meant to Say, the same way. At the time, a lot of comics were writing books, and they basically wrote their act, she says. I knew I didnt want to do that. Her inspiration for that book was the childrens picture book, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff. In it, a mouse comes to a boys house. When the boy gives it a cookie, the mouse wants a glass of milk to go with it, and then something else, and then something else. The whole thing is a chain of events, and at the end, the kid is exhausted, Ms. Poundstone says. That book was really inspirational to me, because I am the mouse I remember one thing, I attend to that, then that reminds me of something else All my conversations go that way I have a tendency to cut people off, because something they say reminds me of something (that happened to me). She decided to follow that format in Theres Nothing In This Book That I Meant To Say. Each chapter is devoted to a biography of a different famous person: Joan of Arc, Beethoven, Charles Dickens and others. Whenever their lives reminded her of something in her own life, shed just start writing about that. For example, in the chapter about Beethoven, she writes about his first opera, and that reminds her of Oprah. You can go from Beethoven to opera to my experience with Oprah, she says. That gives me joy. Shes working on a new book about happiness, but its so secret she didnt even discuss it. (A December article in The Virginian-Pilot says the working title is Totally Scientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness.)Wait waitIn addition to her stand-up, Ms. Poundstone is known for her wit as a regular panelist on the humorous NPR news quiz show, Wait Wait Dont Tell Me! (broadcast locally on WGCU-FM at 11 a.m. Saturdays.) The weekly contest pits panelists against each other, testing their knowledge of current events. Shes been connected with the show for at least 13 years, she says. In the early days, it wasnt recorded in front of a live audience. She had to go to a recording studio and wear a headset and never saw the other panelists. The director would be on a headset saying, Say whatever you want, which is generally the opposite of what I get told, she says. Its been a wonderful addition to my life. I feel extremely lucky. It does feel like a nice fit. We try to be polite and not step on one another when were talking. Everyone out there is hoping to have fun. No one has an ego about it. Though she tries to cram on current events, she admits to being the Wait Wait record holder for losing. The others cheat, she says, tongue firmly in cheek. Everybody talks about it. Its NPR, you think: wholesome, honest. But theres doping going on, theres steroids. Lots of lef t butt -cheeks exposed. I know, its shocking. But Im telling you, its the truth. At her stand-up gigs, she says, she has a strong fan base of people who have never heard of Wait Wait Dont Tell Me! And then there are audience members who come out to see her only because they know her from the radio show, and who dont realize shes a standup comic. I dont know what they think I was going to do (in a live act), she says. Answer questions about the news by myself? On a recent Wait Wait show, fashion commentator and window dresser Simon Doonan was a guest contestant. The host, Peter Sagal, jokingly said to him, Oh, dont talk to Paula about fashion. And he said, Oh no, Paula Poundstone is a fashion icon, and I thought, stop the show right there and just replay that over and over again. I even called my daughter at school to tell her. She said, He did not. I said, It was on NPR, it must be true. Paula Poundstone>> When: 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20 >> Where: The Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers >> Cost: $36.98 to $26.38 >> Info: 481-4849 or bbmannpah.com I was raised in Massachusetts; we believe that Florida is the Promised Land, and thats where you should go. I went there hoping to get hired by Disney. I wanted to be a bear in the Disneyland parade. Paula Poundstone
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 THEATERThe Lyons By Lets Put On A Show Productions Feb. 20-March 7 at the Golden Gate Community Park. letsputonashowproductions.com. See story on page C1.Red By The Naples Players through Feb. 24 at the Sugden Community Theater. 263-7990 or naplesplayers.org.The Interview By The Marco Players through March 1. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or marcoplayers.com.Into the Woods By the Center for the Arts Bonita Springs Teen Players through Feb. 22. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 695-8989 or artcenterbonita.orgThe Mikado By Gulfshore Opera on select dates Feb. 28-March 6 at Bonita Center for the Arts, Charlotte Performing Arts Center and First Christian Church in Fort Myers. 529-3925 or gulfshoreopera.org. Good People On select dates through Feb. 21 by Theatre Conspiracy at the Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers. 936-3239 or theatreconspiracy.org.Cabaret By Laboratory Theater of Florida on select dates through Feb. 28 at the Kiwanis Hall, 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. 218-0481 or laboratorytheaterflorida.com.Disphotic Twilight Zone Through Feb. 22 by students in the theater program in the Bower School of Music & the Arts at Florida Gulf Coast University. theatrelab.fgcu.edu or firstname.lastname@example.org.Snow By Ghostbird Theatre Company on select dates through Feb. 22 at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, Fort Myers. GhostbirdTheatreCompany.org. Frankenstein By the Island Theater Company Feb. 26-28. 642-0800 or theateronmarco.com. See story on page C17.Chicago At ArtisNaples for two performances Feb. 28. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org. Oklahoma! By the Naples Players March 4-April 4 at the Sugden Community Theatre. 263-6990 or naplesplayers. org. See story on page C18.Around The World in 80 Days Through March 4 at Florida Repertory Theatre, Fort Myers. 332-4488 or floridarep.org. See review on page C10.Fascinatin Gershwin By Florida Repertory Theatre through March 22 in the ArtStage Studio Theatre, Fort Myers. 332-4488 or floridarep.org. First Date Through March 7 at the Off Broadway Palm Theatre, Fort Myers. 278-4422 or broadwaypalm.com.THURSDAY2.19Island Exploration Park rangers lead visitors around Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park and teach them about the barrier islands ecology at 9:30 am. Reservations required. 597-6196 or floridastateparks.org.WWII Relic The Marco Island Historical Museum hosts The Boxcar Exhibit through Saturday, Feb. 28. Free. 642-1440 or themihs.com. See story on page A21.21st Century America Ken OLeary of the Center for Critical Thinking discusses the Unites States strengths and weaknesses at 10 a.m. at the Naples Regional Library. Free. 650 Central Ave. 262-4130 or collierlibrary. orgKey West Learn about the history of the Southernmost Point in the United States at 10 a.m. at South Regional Library. Free. 8065 Lely Cultural Blvd. 252-7542 or collierlibrary.org.Book Discussion Golden Gate Library hosts a discussion about Years a Slave by Solomon Northup at 2 p.m. Free. 2432 Lucerne Road. 252-4542 or collierlibrary.org.Sunset Yoga Fit Nation Magazine hosts a yoga class at 5:45 p.m. at Vanderbilt Beach. Free. fitnationmag. com/events.Orchid Man The Gulfcoast Orchid Alliance presents a screening of The Wild Orchid Man in the Ghost Orchid Swamp at 6:30 p.m. at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church. Free. 1225 Piper Blvd. 498-9741or gulfcoastorchidalliance.com.Historical Documentary Watch Paper Clips, a documentary about middle school students who tried to collect 6 million paper clips representing each of the Jews killed by the Nazis in World War II at 7 p.m. at the Marco Island Historical Museum. Free. 180 Winterberry Drive. 642-1440 or themihs.com. See story on page A21.Comedy Show Comedian Laura Hayden plays the Old Naples Comedy Club at 8:30 p.m. today through Saturday, Feb. 21. $18. 1100 Sixth Ave. S. 4552844 or oldnaplescomedyclub.com.FRIDAY2.20Orchids Everywhere Naples Orchid Society puts on its annual show and sale today through Sunday, Feb. 22, at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Hours are 3-8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. 348-3455 or naplesorchidsociety.org.Art Opp Naples Botanical Garden hosts a sculpture workshop with instructor Casey Koehler at 10 a.m. $15 for Garden members, $20 for others. 642-7572 or naplesgarden.org.Meet the Author South Regional Library hosts author and photographer Deborah Shea Doyle for a discussion of Faces of Egypt at 1 p.m. 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway. 252-7542 or collierlibrary.org.Swamp After Dark Swamp Sanctuary hosts its monthly after hours event with forest explorations, astronomy adventures, presentations and lots of stars from 5:30-9 p.m. Regular admission applies. 348-9151 or audubon.corkscrew. org.Dancing The Naples Italian American Foundation hosts dinner and dancing from 7-10 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Proper attire required. $10. 7035 Airport-Pulling Road. 597-5210 or niafoundation.org. Changes in Latitudes Jimmy Buffett tribute band the Caribbean Chillers takes the stage at Naples Botanical Garden at 6:30 p.m. $9-$17. 643-7275 or naplesgarden.org.Acrobats The Peking Acrobats flaunt their skills at 8 p.m. at Seminole Immokalee Casino. $25. 506 South First St. (800) 214-0007 or seminolecasinoimmokalee.com.SATURDAY2.21Lets Make Stuff Up! The Marco Players host an improv comedy performance at noon as part of its Lunchbox Series. $25. 1055 North Collier Blvd. 6427270 or themarcoplayers.com. Winter Herbs Shangri-La Springs hosts a workshop on using herbs for winter health at 1 p.m. $25. 27750 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs. 601-1968 or shangrilasprings.com.Art Talk The Naples Italian American Foundation presents art historian Edith Coleman with What to Look for in a Piece of Art at 9:30 a.m. $10. 7035 Airport-Pulling Road. 597-5210 or niafoundation.org.Book Fest South Regional Library hosts more than 30 local authors for signings, discussions and breakout sessions starting at 10 a.m. 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway. 252-7542 or collierlibrary. org.National Art Festival The longrunning and nationally ranked Naples National Art Festival returns to Cambier Park and Fifth Avenue South from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday, Feb. 22. 642-8436 or fifthavenuesouth.com.Asia Fest Mercato hosts a celebration of Eastern cultures from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a Japanese Taiko drum group, cultural performances, Asian cuisine and more. $5. 254-1080 or asiafest2015. eventbrite.com.Boat Parade The 19th annual Mardi Gras Goodland Boat Parade floats past the island. Boating guests are advised to anchor between the Goodland Bridge and red marker 10, while landlubbers can watch from the boat park at 740 Palm Point Drive. 642-8356.Irish Music Head to Paddy Murphys Irish Pub at 4 p.m. to hear Gaelicflavored tunes by Wolfhound, Moose and Mary ORegan and a performance by the Naples Celtic Spirit School of Dance. Free, but donations to fund the St. Patricks Day Parade appreciated. 227-5250 or naplesparade.com.Blues, Brews and BBQ Head to Ave Maria Town Center for live music, savory barbecue, cold beer and car show from noon to 5 p.m. Free. 352-3903.Country Gospel The Chuck Wagon Gang performs at First Congregational Church of Naples at 4 p.m. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. 6630 Immokalee Road. 514-3500 or napleschurch. com.A Stand-Up Guy Comedian Tim Cavanaugh plays The Norris Center at 7 p.m. $22 in advance, $25 at the door. 213-3049 or naplesgov.com. SUNDAY2.22Boat Brunch Conservancy of Southwest Florida takes guests for a boat ride on Sundays at 11 a.m. and noon with a stop for brunch at Gordons on the River. Regular Conservancy admission applies; lunch cost not included. 262-0304 or conservancy.org.Music to Touch the Heart Voices of Naples performs at 3 p.m. at Naples United Church of Christ. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. 5200 Crayton Road. 455-2582 or voicesofnaples.org.Choir Concert The chancel choirs of Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church and First Presbyterian Church perform the WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO Its all about that art when the Naples Art Association brings the 36th annual Naples National Art Festival sets up shop from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday along Fifth Avenue South and in Cambier Park. naplesart.org Comedian and physical therapist Laura Hayden is known for showing audiences the funny side of medicine in her stand-up routines, to the point that her commencement speech at Mount Saint Marys College lives on in infamy. She performs at Old Naples Comedy Club Thursday through Saturday. $18. 455-2844 or oldnaplescomedyclub.com.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOworks of John Rutter at 4 p.m. at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church. 1225 Piper Blvd. Free. 597-5410 or vpcnaples.com.Chamber Concert The Russian Cultural Center of Naples hosts a performance of music by Bach, Brahms and Beethoven at 4 p.m. at Koreshan State Park in Estero. $40. 596-8404 or floridastateparks.org.MONDAY2.23Meet Grace Kelly Actress Bonnie Bozzo portrays the 1950s screen icon at 1:30 p.m. at the Marco Island Historical Museum. $10. 180 S. Heathwood Drive. 285-8726 or themihs.com.Debussy Cultural historian Gordon Greene presents a lecture on French composer Claude Debussy at 2 p.m. at Headquarters Library. Free. 2385 Orange Blossom Drive. 593-0334 or collierlibrary.org.Film for Film Lovers The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens Pizzicata (Italy, 1996) at 7 p.m. An American fighter pilot parachutes to safety and is hidden at an Italian olive farm, where he falls in love with one of the owners daughters. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 695-8989 or artcenterbonita.org.Another Italian Movie The Naples Italian American Foundation screens Bellissimma (Italy, 1952) at 7 p.m. A screenstruck mother is convinced of her daughters star potential. Pasta dinner starts at 6 p.m. $15 for dinner and movie, $5 for movie alone. 7035 Airport-Pulling Road. 597-5210 or niafoundation.org. TUESDAY2.24Photo Opp Naples Botanical Garden hosts a photography workshop with instructor Christine Cook at 8 a.m. $35 for Garden members, $40 for others. 642-7572 or naplesgarden.org.Four Women South Regional Library hosts a presentation at 10 a.m. about four women of Gettysburg, Pa., and the battle that changed the course of the Civil War. Free. 8065 Lely Cultural Blvd. 252-7542 or collierlibrary.org. Mind Bogglers Marco Island Library hosts brain games with Cindy Ryerson of Millennium Cognitive Caf at 2 p.m. Free. 210 S. Heathwood Drive. 394-3272 or collierlibrary.org.French Concert Dino Valle and Friends perform selections from Bizet to Edith Piaf at 5:30 p.m. at South Regional Library. Free. 8065 Lely Cultural Blvd. 252-7542 or collierlibrary.org.WEDNESDAY2.25Downtown Stroll Take a walking tour of Old Naples led by a docent from the Naples Historical Society. Meet at 9:30 a.m. at Historic Palm Cottage. 137 12th Ave. S. Reservations required. 2618164 or napleshistoricalsociety.org.Soup for the Soul Join a Lenten lunch and discussion about spiritual awakenings with the Rev. Diane Scribner Clevenger at noon at St. Pauls Episcopal Church. 3901 Davis Blvd. Donations to The Theological Center in Naples are appreciated. tcnaples.blogspot.com. See story on page A33. 2.20 2.20 2.21 2.20-22 The Peking Acrobats flaunt their skills at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, at Seminole Immokalee Casino. $25. 506 South First St. seminole casinoimmokalee.com# FREEZE IT #BOOK ITPFX-The Pink Floyd Experience brings The 4 Sides of Pink Floyd to the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall in Fort Myers for one show Saturday night, March 7. $28 and $38. bbmannpah.com Eddie Money performs from 4-9 p.m. Saturday at Jazz on the Green at Top Rocker Field at Six Bends Harley-Davidson, 9501 Thunder Road. sixbends.com Disney On Ice brings more than 50 characters from 16 favorite Disney stories to life when Lets Celebrate! glides into Germain Arena March 19-22. Tickets are on sale now. ticketmaster.com Corkscrew After Hours showcases our favorite ancient cypress swamp by the light of the moon from 5:30-9 p.m. Friday. Regular admission applies. 348-9151 or audubon. corkscrew.org Its all about those orchids when the Naples Orchid Society presents its annual show and sale Friday through Sunday at Moorings Presbyterian Church. naplesorchidsociety.org
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC8 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 InformationEntry Fee: Race Packet Pick Up: Goodie Bag: Post Race Party: Awards: Overall Awards: Relay Trophies: SPECIAL THANKS TO THE FOLLOWING SPONSORS:HALF MARATHON 2015CERTIFIED RACE COURSE FL09027EBMPROCEEDS TO BENEFIT: SUNDAY, MARCH 1, 2015INDIVIDUAL AND 2 PERSON RELAY TEAM239-225-02344411 CLEVELAND AVE. FORT MYERS WHAT TO DO Crooner and songwriter Paul Anka brings his catalogue (Put Your Head on My Shoulder, Diana, Shes a Lady and the theme music for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson) and charm to ArtisNaples for performances at 4 and 7 p.m. Saturday, March 8. 597-1900 or artisnaples.com.Syria Discussion South Regional Library hosts Jeffrey Hewson, member of Naples Council of World Affairs, to guide a discussion about the growing refugee crisis in Syria starting at 3 p.m. Free. 8065 Lely Cultural Blvd. 252-7542 or collierlibrary.org. Bocce Naples Italian American Foundation hosts womens bocce games at 1 p.m. every Wednesday. Free. 7035 Airport Road North. 597-5210 or niafoundation.org. Musical Tour Martha Gallagher takes guests on a journey through a variety of musical genres in a performance starting at 3:30 p.m. at Naples Regional Library. Free. 650 Central Ave. 262-4130 or collierlibrary.org. COMING UPMeet the Author Chez Boet hosts novelist Penny Lauer for a luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26. $26. 755 12th Ave. S. 643-6177 or chezboetnaples.com.Jazz It Up Jazz singer Shawn Johnson performs at Dagnys Spirits at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26. Free. 15205 Collier Blvd. 384-9241 or dagnysspirits.com.Chickee Chat Filmmaker and producer KC Schulberg discusses the history of film in Southwest Florida at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at the Naples Historical Society. Reservations required. Free for society members, $10 for others. 137 12th Ave. S. 261-8164 or napleshistoricalsociety.org.Local History Lynn Pierce talks about her grandfather F.J. Frankenhoff, Collier Countys first school board chairman, at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at the Oyster House Restaurant. Free, but reservations required. 901 Copeland Ave. S., Everglades City. Concert The Cultural and Performing Arts Association (formerly Bayshore CAPA) presents Musica Bella, an instrumental ensemble that plays selections from Baroque to jazz, at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Marco Island Center for the Arts. $25. 775-2800 or capacenter.org.College Choir The Concordia College Choir makes a tour stop at Moorings Presbyterian Church at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27. $25 for adults, $10 for students. 791 Harbour Drive. (800) 8383006 or concordiatickets.com. Americana Concert The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs brings the down-home trio Three on a String to the Moe Auditorium at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 6958989 or artcenterbonita.org.Antique Autos Collier-Seminole State Park hosts an antique car show from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28. Park admission is $5 per car. 20200 Tamiami Trail E. 394-3397 or floridastateparks.org. Everglades Art Art-In-The-Glades takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Museum of the Everglades in Everglades City as part of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Festival. 695-2905. See story on page A29.Shred It Up Central Bank holds a shred party for the public from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28. Free with donations of canned goods, baby care and hygiene items or $10-$20 gift certificates for The Shelter for Abused Women & Children. 4099 Tamiami Trail N. 430-2500 or centralbnk.com.Fashion Show St. Matthews House hosts a runway show featuring local retailers and fashion experts at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28. Proceeds benefit St. Matthews House. $30-$100. 2601 Airport-Pulling Road. 775-3315 or stmatthewshouse.org. Two to Tango Pablo Repun Tango hosts a tango show at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $50-$70. 2408 Linwood Drive. pablorepuntango.com.Navy Band The U.S. Navy Band performs at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, in the bandshell at Cambier Park. Free. 2133049 or naplesgov.com.All About That Brass The Jewish Congregation of Marco Island hosts the Naples Philharmonic Brass Quintet at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28. 991 Winterberry Drive. 642-0800 or marcojcmi.com.
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(800) 216-0007 or seminolecasinoimmokalee.com.Here Come the Brides Doors open at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 1, for a bridal show at Germain Arena. $7 (free admission for brides-to-be). 272-8477 or bridalblastfla.comBack-up Documentary The FGCU Renaissance Academy screens Twenty Feet from Stardom, (USA, 2013) at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 1, at the universitys Naples Center. $5 for members, $10 for non-members. Reservations required. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 4344737 or fgcu.edu.Sock Hop The Naples Italian American Foundation hosts dinner and dancing at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 1. Buffet at 5:30 p.m., dancing from 6:30-9:30 p.m. $35. 7035 Airport-Pulliong Road. 5975210 or niafoundation.org. Evensong The St. Marys Episcopal Churchs parish choir performs selections by composers Herbert Murrill and H. Balford Gardiner at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 1. Free. 9801 Bonita Beach Road. 992-4343 or stmarysbonita.org. Pasta e Pellicola The Naples Italian American Foundation serves a pasta dinner and presents a screening of Il Postino (Italy, 1995) Monday, March 2. Dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. and showtime is 7 p.m. $15 for dinner and movie, $5 for movie alone. 7035 Airport-Pulling Road. 597-5210 or niafoundation.org. Jewish Film The Norris Center Screens Above and Beyond (2014) at 7 p.m. Monday, March 2, as part of the Naples Jewish Film Festival. In 1948, a group of World War II pilots volunteered to fight for Israel in the War of Independence and laid the groundwork for the Israeli Air Force. Waitlist available. Visit website for ticket prices and information. 434-1818 or naplesjewishfilmfestival.com. Art Flick Marco Island Center for the Arts screens Bottleshock (USA, 2008) at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 3. Brought together by a curious twist of fate on a dusty California road, a wandering vintner from Paris and a struggling winemaker from California find their lives and their careers forever transformed at a blind tasting. Free. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or marcoislandart.org. Archaeology Lesson Local archaeologist Theresa Schober schools guests on the history of Mound Key and how the Calusa manipulated the landscape into ridges, canals and water courts at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, at the Marco Island Historical Museum. $5 for non-members. 180 South Heathwood Drive. 642-1440 or themihs.com.Night-time Paddle Take a guided, moonlit canoe trip down the Blackwater River with Friends of the CollierSeminole State Park setting out at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, and Wednesday, March 4. Reservations required. $50. 394-3397 or floridastateparks.org.Author Fest Marco Island writers hold a meet-and-greet from 3:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 3, at the Marco Island Center for the Arts. 1010 Winterberry Ave. 394-4221 or marcoislandwriters.com.Art Show Marco Island Center for the Arts hosts local artists as they display and sell their wares 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 6-7. 394-4221 or marcoislandart.org. Old Florida Festival Collier County Museums hosts the 26th annual Old Florida Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 7-8. $10 for adults, $8 for members and seniors, $5 for children ages 5-18. 3331 Tamiami Trail E. 252-8426 or colliermuseums.com. Garden Show The Calusa Garden Club presents its annual show at the Marco Island Center for the Arts 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 7-8. 394-4221 or marcoislandart.org. Classic Crooner Paul Anka performs at ArtisNaples at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 8. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org. Dixieland Band The Naples Dixieland Jazz Band plays a free concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 8, in the bandshell at Cambier Park. 263-1113 or naplesdixielandjazzband.com.Geniuses Side by Side Art curator Mark Rodgers hosts a multimedia presentation that compares and contrasts the work of DaVinci and Michaelangelo at 8 p.m. Sunday, March 8, and Sunday, March 15 at Sugden Community Theater. $40. 263-7990 or naplesplayers.org. See story on page C20.From Jazz to Broadway A former Saturday Night Live Band saxophonist, an award-winning a cappella group and musicians from the Naples Philharmonic join forces in a concert to benefit Laces of Love at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at Covenant Church of Naples. $30. 495-1954.Blues Concert Mudbone plays the lawn at Mercato at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 8. Free. 254-1080 or bayshorecapa.org.Band Concert The Music Makers Show Band plays the Cambier Park band shell at 7 p.m. Monday, March 9. Free. 348-3675 or musicmakersshowband.org.What a Glorious Feeling The Naples Philharmonic Orchestra accompanies screenings of the Gene Kelly classic Singin In the Rain March 10-17 at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org.Art & Pasta The Naples Italian American Foundation hosts a dinner and presentation about the art and architecture of Sicily at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 11. Reservations required by March 10. $25 for members, $30 for others. 7035 Airport-Pulling Road. 597-5210 or niafoundation.org. Opera Screening Italian Cultural American Society hosts a screening of Rossinis comic opera The Barber of Seville, at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 12, at Silverspot Cinema. 434-3323 or italianculturalsociety.org. Email calendar listings and highresolution photos to Lindsey Nesmith at email@example.com. Please send Word or text documents and jpgs. No pdfs or photos of fliers. Deadline for calendar submissions is noon Monday.
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 Madcap and magical: Florida Reps Around the World in 80 DaysIt takes a certain audacity to put on a play. Multiply that audacity billions of times over if you attempt to stage a show whose setting is the world. Yep, the entire world, from London to Bombay to Hong Kong to New York, returning, eventually, to London, while hitting other major cities along the way. How do you fit all that on one small stage without breaking the budget? Its enough to make a set designer collapse, or at least weep. Yet Florida Repertory Theatre pulls it off with aplomb in its production of Around the World in 80 Days, Mark Browns riotous adaptation of Jules Vernes classic novel. It begins, as many things do, with a disagreement and a bet. Its 1872, and The Daily Telegraph has just estimated that with the building of the Suez Canal and completion of the Great Indian Peninsula Railway and Americas First Continental Railway, it would be possible for a person to travel completely around the world in 80 days. Impossible, scoff the snooty gentlemen at the Reform Club in London. But Phineas Fogg disagrees, and soon there is a wager. The very precise, regimented Mr. Fogg declares he will travel around the world in 80 days or else lose 20,000 pounds. (If he succeeds, hell win 400,000 pounds.) Brendan Powers plays Mr. Fogg with dignity and restraint, an honorable man who believes the sheer force of his will and optimism will make things happen. Hes buttoned up, but watch him slowly blossom when he gets in the company of a certain young lady. The tall, slim actor (made even taller by his black silk top hat) is accompanied on his journey by his valet, Passeparout, played by Greg Longenhagen. (In French, Passeparouts name means goes everywhere, an idiom for pass key or skeleton key. Its also a play on the English word for passport.) The two make an unlikely pair. Whereas Mr. Powers character is majestic, almost restrained in his movement, Mr. Passeparout is a ball of energy. Scurrying about in a black suit, bowler hat and curled-up moustache, hes a French Charlie Chaplin, fire to Mr. Foggs ice. The two run into a variety of delays and obstacles, accumulating, along the way, two others: Indian princess Auoda (Sharone Sayegh), whom they rescue, and Detective Fix (Jason Parrish), whos in pursuit of Mr. Fogg because he believe hes a bank thief and is determined to arrest him. Bruce Warren rounds out this quintet of actors, portraying a number of people (as do Mr. Parrish, Mr. Longenhagen and Ms. Sayegh.) They populate the world with on-target accents and quick costume changes, some of which are performed right in front of our eyes. With changing just a hat and accent, these extremely talented actors transform into totally different and memorable characters. There are cowboy hats and turbans, fezes and a Sherlockian deerhunter cap, to name just a few. My favorite was a playful miniature yellow fez with multiple aqua-colored tassels dangling from it, worn by Mr. Parrish. (Dina Perez designed this dazzling array of international costumes.) Mr. Warren is especially memorable as a befuddled judge in Calcutta and an old sea captain with a wooden leg, while Mr. Parrish stands out as an Indian elephant guide and an English preachers housekeeper. But these are only a few of the numerous characters they portray. Mr. Parrishs clueless Detective Fix is also fun to watch as he stumbles through the action and grows increasingly frustrated in his inability to detain Mr. Fogg. This madcap play opens with high energy and never lets up. (Its as much a never-relenting sprint for the actors as it is for their characters.) Part vaudeville and part off-kilter travelogue, its 100 percent sheer zaniness. The cast is joined onstage by Sean Hagerty, the shows sound designer/ composer, and Mike Magliocca, who play music and provide sound effects. They skillfully create an aural landscape that completes the transformation of a couple of chairs into a train, or a large wooden captains wheel into a ship. With the toot of a train whistle and the brush of two sandpaper blocks, were suddenly on a steam locomotive. Also at times, the two set off a metronome, adding a sense of urgency to the action and reminding us that Mr. Fogg is racing the clock and time is running out. Around the World in 80 Days is in the style of The 39 Steps and The Hound of the Baskervilles. Director Mark Shanahan, who acted in the original Broadway company of The 39 Steps and directed Florida Reps production of The Hound of the Baskervilles, knows how to draw just the right tone of loopiness out of his actors, whether its how they deliver a line or move in choreographed steps. These actors deliver constant laughs, whether jouncing on a galloping elephant or saying lines such as, Now hes trapped like a mouse in a mousetrapping thing! This cast serves up a maximum amount of laughs with a minimal amount of props a few couple chairs, a podium, a captains wheel, a globe. Our imagination fills in the rest. This is not to say that Richard Crowells set isnt clever. Its marble-like walls with numerous doors could be almost anywhere (an English gentlemens club, any number of foreign consulates), but hes positioned two enormous clocks above all the action, both connected, like wheels with spokes, to a set of gears at center stage, suggesting all manner of transportation. Locales are changed simply by replacing one placard with another, (Suez, Bombay, Calcutta, etc.) as if announcing another vaudeville act. And early in the play, Ms. Sayegh, as a paperboy, skillfully names each setting, while using the accent of each country. All the actors are so accurate and silly with the multiple accents they use, theyd make Sid Caesar proud. Around the World in 80 Days is wildly funny and thoroughly entertaining. Its magical, and just plain fun to watch. Journalist Nellie Bly might have traveled around the world in 72 days in 1889, and astronauts today make the same trip in 90 minutes. But surely nothings quite as fun as circumnavigating the globe in a couple of hours at Florida Rep with Around the World in 80 Days. I hate to say it, but maybe Walt Disney was right. It is a small world after all. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC14 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 FILM CAPSULESKingsman: The Secret Service 1/2(Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Taron Egerton) A mentor (Mr. Firth) and his protge (Mr. Egerton) from a secret intelligence agency try to stop an Internet billionaire from ruining the world. Director/co-writer Matthew Vaughn (X-Men: First Class) makes the story come vibrantly alive with dynamic action and visual effects. Rated R.Jupiter Ascending (Channing Tatum, Mila Kunis, Eddie Redmayne) A housekeeper (Ms. Kunis) learns she owns the Earth but needs the help of a half-man/half wolf (Mr. Tatum) to keep it safe from an intergalactic baddie (Mr. Redmayne). Some of the action and effects are impressive, but the story has too much surplus for its own good. Rated PG-13.Project Almanac (Jonny Weston, Sofia Black-DElia, Sam Lerner) Teenagers find plans for a time machine, build it and travel back in time to have some fun. But there are consequences. Its all preposterous, and the most egregious error of all is that it dares to take itself seriously in the last half hour. Rated PG-13.Black Sea (Jude Law, Scott McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn) A recently fired and bitter submarine captain (Mr. Law) takes a rogue group on a treasure hunt in the depths of the Black Sea. It doesnt always use logic, but its tense and engaging when it needs to be. Rated R.Still Alice 1/2(Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart) A 50-year-old linguistics professor (Ms. Moore) finds her life radically changed after shes diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimers disease. Its a heartbreaking story, made more palpable by a great performance from Ms. Moore and solid supporting turns from Mr. Baldwin, Ms. Stewart and Kate Bosworth. Rated PG-13.The Boy Next Door (Jennifer Lopez, Ryan Guzman, Kristen Chenoweth) Schoolteacher Claire (Ms. Lopez) is stalked by her teenage neighbor (Mr. Guzman) after they share a one-night stand. Everything about it is preposterous, and its yet another new low for Ms. Lopezs acting career. Rated R.Blackhat (Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, Wei Tang) A cyber attack on a Chinese power plant prompts the U.S. and Chinese governments to work together to solve the crime with the help of a federal prisoner (Mr. Hemsworth). It shouldve been full of intrigue and suspense, but its really just a bore. Rated R. Call 239.649.2275 for Reservations NaplesPrincessCruises.com 550 Port-O-Call Way, Naples, FL 34102O ering Daily Public CruisesSeabreeze Lunch, Dinner, Hors doeuvres A ernoon and Sunset SightseeingThe Best Events Are on the Water Boat and jet ski rentals also available at the marina! ursday, February 26Wine Tasting with Decanted 5:15 p.m to 7:15 p.m. WINE BEER TASTINGS Tuesday, March 10Best of the 50s, 60s and 70s with Joe Marino 6:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. VOTED BEST SUSHI IN NAPLESby USA TODAY!
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 C15 LATEST FILMSFifty Shades of GreyIs it worth $10? NoHow could a movie about crazy kinky sexy be so insufferably dull? Fans of E.L. James Fifty Shades of Grey novels (who are legion) and even those who havent read the book but know of its infamy, are expecting something one step below soft core porn in exchange for their overpriced movie ticket. What theyll get is barely an erotic moment, barely anything sexy at all. Forget the relative unattractiveness of female lead Dakota Johnson, or the handsomely plain Jamie Dornan as her sex master. The real issue is the sensuality of the story, which far outweighs its sexuality. What non-readers of the book like myself expect to be a kinky S&M parlor game of sexual deviancy ends up being about two lonely souls who think they know what they want but dont allow themselves to get there. The fact that theres no ending makes it all the worse though this isnt a surprise given that its based on a trilogy. (Im willing to wager the third book gets split into two movies, which is sadly all too common these days). The plot is simple enough: Soon-to-be college graduate Anastasia Steele (Ms. Johnson) goes to the office of 27-yearold billionaire businessman Christian Grey (Mr. Gornan) to interview him for her school newspaper. He has various physical pursuits, he tells her in one of many double entendre lines throughout the film. Shes naturally smitten with his rich handsomeness. On their first date, he picks her up in his helicopter and takes her back to his place, where he quickly shows her the playroom. Oh, my, sex dungeon. Whips, handcuffs, swings, floggers you name it, Christian likes to play with it. He insists he doesnt do the girlfriend thing and only wants Ana to be the submissive to his dominant sexual persona. This is virgin territory (literally) for her, so she relents in signing the contract that specifies what he can/cannot do to her. The thing is, she actually likes him. And he might like her to, even if he doesnt know how to show it. There are reports that Ms. Johnson and Mr. Gornan hate one another, and that director Sam Taylor-Johnson and E.L. James didnt get along on the set. The chemistry between the two stars doesnt exactly sizzle, but its not awful to watch them together when theyre fully clothed. What is awful and more so, disappointing are the sex scenes, which seem oddly restrained, as if a studio censor were in the cutting room dictating what could and could not be shown. Quite a bit is implied, not all that much is shown, and what we do get is languid instead of lustful. The problem with expectation is specific anticipation, meaning if what you think is going to happen doesnt happen, it dampens your reaction even if what does happen isnt so bad. If Fifty Shades of Grey were to work as promised to its target female demographic, there would be a run of new babies born this November. But it doesnt work. Its just a lame love drama with sex toys. >>The rst draft of the script by Kelly Marcel featured more explicit sex, but Universal Pictures executives required it be toned down in order to receive an R rating, which it did. If the lm earned an NC-17 rating as Marcels script would have dictated, some theaters would refuse to show it and its box of ce prospects would be notably lessened. h g g p t t dan HUDAKwww.punchdrunkmovies.com
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Pros and cons of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) have long been a topic of discussion for both healthcare providers and female patients alike. Although the beneficial physical and psychological affects of HRT have always been clinically relevant, associated potential risks have been a concern especially involving the WHI (Womenss Health Initiative) clinical trials initiated in 1991. The WHI concerns focused on cardiovascular disease, cancer and osteoporosis in randomized women aged 50-79 years and utilized oral conjugated/synthetic equine estrogen +/progestin. The most significant endpoints were in regards to cardiovascular risk. Around that time, there was a significant decrease in women across America taking HRT and subsequently a growing trend toward more natural based alternatives to help quench their need for symptom relief (and for many to return a sense of normalcy to their lives!). Weve come a long way since that time. As with any medicine, whether Rx or OTC (over the counter) supplements, women should weigh the risks and benefits and clinical indications for their personal situation. It is true that supplemental hormones are not ideal for ALL female patients, depending on their genetic background, environmental factors and coexistent health conditions. However, this is a small subset of our population. For MANY women, HRT, or BHRT/ Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy is a safe and extremely beneficial option. Incidentally, the OTC self-treating supplements are not inexpensive and rarely work for any long period of time. Even OTC meds should be discussed with your doctor as they, too, can have detrimental side effects or interactions with other meds you may not realize. Most of us feel the quality of life issue is very important to us as individuals and within our interpersonal relationships. It is not necessary to suffer in ones daily life for those women in whom the indication for HRT/BHRT exists. The little blue pill epidemic may be the answer for our male counterparts, but we, too deserve our own boost when hormonal imbalance occurs! Now, if this is not an issue, then do not make it one. However, it is not a productive relationship when one partner is charged up energetically or sexually but the other could care less. This is typically not a recipe for success. Symptoms of hormonal imbalance, or the change of life include: hot flashes, night sweats, mood changes, change in sleep patterns, depression/ fatigue, decreased metabolism and muscle tone, vaginal dryness and significant decrease in sexual arousal/ libido. These can come on abruptly or gradually and occur near our average age of menopause, 52, or even earlier for many women. The symptoms can be especially strong in surgical menopause patients, or in women whom have had a total hysterectomy with removal of both ovaries. This age is too early to throw in the towel if it is an issue for you! Hormonal restorative therapy has been proven in multiple trials to decrease osteoporosis and fractures, increase cognitive function, decrease colorectal cancer and improve psychological wellness and mutually beneficial sexual relations. As years have progressed since that study, many of us as clinicians have advanced our treatment regimen to include the more natural Bioidenticals as an option for our symptomatic patients. There is a long list of FDA approved medications which have proven detrimental side effects yet are still offered to patients. Why then, with theoretically little risk and great benefit, exclude women in whom HRT/BHRT is a valid treatment option? Bioidenticals are plantderived agents that are biochemically similar or identical to those produced by the ovary or body. The Rx is prepared, assembled and packaged by certified compounding pharmacists and often are custom-made for a patient according to the physicians specifications. Note, these are in fact a different category than the synthetic or conjugated HRT used during the WHI study. In addition, the routes of administering BHRT are diverse and include sublingual (dissolvable), transdermal, vaginal and sterile pellet therapy(placed by an experienced physician in the office and lasting approx 4-6mos). Recognize that much of the concern for HRT in the past related to the oral dosing. Transdermal routes have even been shown to potentially decrease the incidence of blood clots. Moreover, the N American Menopause Society (NAMS) has recognized in 2012 positive research in the Kronos Early Estrogen Prevention Study (KEEPS) in regards to cardiovascular disease. They note most importantly that low-dose HRT/BHRT in early menopause not only improves depression, anxiety and cognitive function in healthy women it does so without posing ANY cardiovascular disease risk. Great potential news for our hearts and HRT. The steroid hormones most commonly compounded in Bioidenticals include DHEA, pregnenelone, testosterone, progesterone, and estrogens. The Rx comes from your health care provider and is typically not reimbursed by insurance companies but not too costly. For many educated patients, the cost is worth their significant symptom relief and not of great concern compared with their prior costly OTC natural supplements which provided no relief. The ratio of the types of hormones in your Rx depends upon your symptoms and lab results which may be monitored intermittently. What many clinicians have grown to love, as well as our patients, is that the Rx is essentially custom-made for them. There is increased safety for women taking BHRT with respect to this ability of individualized dosing and routes of administration. More specifically, compounding has opened the door of testosterones potential benefits for many women especially with hypoactive sexual desire disorder and vaginal dryness. What a wake-up call for those of us in whom it may be indicated and in exploring the many shades or levels of fulfillment in a truly healthy relationship! I inform my patients that BHRT is not for everyone and not forever. Patient selection is key, and reassessing ones actual indications and any side effects at regular intervals is important as with any medical treatment plan. It is a team approach between you and us. The fact is, the change of life doesnt have to be in a down hill direction. Women should feel comfortable and confident discussing the option of hormonal restoration with their partner, if applicable, and their healthcare providers. Combined with healthy nutrition, lifestyle choices, regular exercise (this is a must!), good overall health maintenance and open communication in your relationships BHRT may be the compliment to your improved quality of life. Thats my theoretical point of view on the 50 shades of hormonal replacement research it, discuss it, and as with anything, make your own choices. Todays woman shouldnt simply survive, she should thrive. ADVERTORIAL Now Accepting New Patients!FORT MYERS CAPE CORAL NAPLES ESTERO NATIONWIDE: 877-UFIRSTHEALTH12640 WORLD PLAZA LANE, BUILDING 71, FORT MYERS, FL 33907Call for your consultation today!239.243.8222www.ufirsthealth.com ufirstrejuvenation.com 50 SHADES OF HORMONES a heart to heart about your hormones your health choicesAnne Lord-Tomas, D.O., FACOOG,Board Certified OB/Gyn Cosmetogynecology I inform my patients that BHRT is not for everyone and not forever. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC20 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 NOW OPEN AT NAPLES GRANDE BEACH RESORTExperience vibrant, Floridian cuisine with our fresh local seafood and premium steaks. Dine with us between 5 and 6 p.m. and enjoy a three course An evening for Everglades Wonder GardensRick Smith, son of A Land Remembered author Patrick Smith, will discuss his late fathers award-winning novel about Florida history from 7-9 p.m. Monday, March 16, at the Bonita Bay Club in Bonita Springs. The evening is a fundraiser for the nonprofit organization working to purchase and preserve the Everglades Wonder Gardens. Originally published in 1984, A Land Remembered encompasses three generations of Floridians from 1858 to 1968. It won the Florida Historical Society Tebeau Prize as the Most Outstanding Florida Historical Novel and earned the author one of his three nominations for the Pulitzer Prize. Patrick Smith died in 2014. His son, a California-based media specialist, spends several months in Florida each year to keep his fathers memory alive. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door and $50 for a patron ticket that includes a copy of the book signed by Rick Smith. Dessert and coffee will be served. For reservations or more information, call 398-9999. One-man show brings the geniuses of DaVinci and Michelangelo to the SugdenDaVinci & Michelangelo: Side by Side, a multi-media presentation that compares and contrasts the two artists/ intellectuals, comes to the Sugden Community Theatre for two performances only, at 8 p.m. Sunday, March 8 and 15. Creator and host Mark Rodgers uses images and animations of artwork, paintings, sculptures and machines to tell the story of the life and times, beliefs and contributions of Leonardo DaVinci and Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni that are still relevant today. Mr. Rodgers originally developed the idea to compare and contrast the two geniuses while he was curating the DaVinci and Michelangelo Exhibition in Denver. The two-hour show is a combination of Mr. Rodgers and a PowerPoint presentation that includes 3D-animations of machines and inventions, images of codices, animations of artwork, paintings and sculptures. Mr. Rodgers is the curator of The DaVinci Machines Exhibition for the Museum of Leonardo DaVinci in Florence, Italy. Created to travel the world, the exhibition contains more than 60 handcrafted inventions built by thirdgeneration Florentine artisans from DaVincis 500-year-old designs. DaVinci & Michelangelo: Side by Side is making its first Naples appearance. The two-hour show has played to sold-out crowds across the country. Tickets are $40, with a portion of the proceeds benefitting The Naples Players. Stop by the box office at 701 Fifth Ave. S., call 263-7990 or visit naplesplayers.org.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC22 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 Caramel Coffee Ginger Sorbet Sugar Scrub Pamper yourself with this sweet & spicy treatment that starts off with a Red Hot Sparkling Oil soak that moisturizes your skin with velvety softness. A deep exfoliation with sweet caramel and caffine-infused body srub will instantly revive any dreary, dry skin. A little bit of ginger sorbet body milk completes this decadent treatment.$1 45**Through February 28, 2015, exclusive of 22% service charge.Naples Grande Spa 475 Seagate Drive Naples, Florida 34103 239.594.6321 www.naplesgrande.com/spa Located at Exit 107, off I-75 6360 Pine Ridge Road, Suite 101, Naples, Florida 34119 Naples First Medispa How to Avoid a FaceliftTuesday, February 24 3:00-5:00 p.m.Refreshments Served Special Pricing on Botox for New Patients MANUEL PEA, M.D.Board Certi ed Plastic Surgeon FLORIDA WRITERSUneasy spirits suffer and rage in complex psycho-thriller Crazy Love You by Lisa Unger. Touchstone. 352 pages. Hardcover, $25.99. Ian Paine writes graphic novels about himself. His stand-in is Fatboy, a name Ian had to own in the cruel public school days of his youth. Unattractive, friendless and often repressing a desperate rage, both Ian and Fatboy relate in complex ways to a character named Priss. Ians relationship to Priss reveals the kinship of two terms: addiction and haunting. The Hollows, Ians upstate New York hometown, is haunting central. It is here where Priss is most alive. I say most alive because her quasireality is one of the books puzzles and attractions. When Ian was a child, Priss was his only friend; everyone else either bullied or ignored him. But Priss wasnt a schoolmate. She did not attend school. No one witnessed them together. Was she really there, or only in Ians head? Was Priss is Priss the imaginary friend writ large? Since Ian is the first-person narrator, credible within limits, Prisss reality for him becomes much of the time her reality for the reader. However, those in Ians world who deny her reality are credible as well. The Priss in Ians Fatboy books is a seductive femme fatale. In his memory or present vision, she is not only his age as if they had grown up together but any one of the ages she might be, even the young girl he first met. Priss seems to be a time-traveling wraith, imprisoned by rage. Ian and Priss have suffered parallel family disasters in their lives, leading the reader to suspect that Priss is a projection. Just like her, Ian/Fatboy is never very distant from a rage that leaps out at times and controls his behavior. Though he has no memory of his destructive outbreaks, their consequences are unmistakable. Who controls whom? Ian, now a success and no longer ugly and overweight, manages his anxieties with drugs. He uses them to smooth things out. At times he frees himself, but dependency returns. Narcotics allow him to do his creative work. Priss is another kind of addiction. Can addictions ever be good for you? W philJASONpkjason@comcast.net UNGER
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 C23 11th Annual Marjory Stoneman Douglas Festival FEBRUARY 24-28, 2015Come celebrate the remarkable life of environmental pioneer, author, and champion of the Everglades, Marjory Stoneman Douglas. Reservations and fees for opening luncheon required.For a full listing of programs call (239) 695-0008 Opening Luncheon Event Highlights: Museum of the Everglades 105 West Broadway, Everglades City239.695-0008 | WWW.COLLIERMUSEUMS.COM 239.434.6533/thirdstreetsouth.com Saturday Necessary? Or only life-threatening? Good news comes into Ians life in the person of beautiful, generous Megan. She makes her version of normality shine brightly. Feeling his unworthiness, Ian is amazed at how quickly their relationship progresses. Although he cant help but reveal his many faults, Megan finds ways of accepting his excuses up to a point. Her parents cant stand him, but theres nothing new about that plot point. Shes an adult. She seems sure of herself. They grin falsely and bear it. Slowly and with many setbacks, with Priss interfering in the most threatening ways, Ian builds the better self that will be worthy of Megan. It frightens him, however, that she wishes for them to live in The Hollows. So much that Ian has striven to escape is rooted there: childhood trauma, rejection and Priss. How can this work? I wont tell you. I will tell you that the psychological and paranormal dimensions of Crazy Love You are superbly drawn, endlessly fascinating and extremely frightening. The undertow of despair might not be safe for novice word-swimmers. Furthermore, the many supporting players are brilliantly realized. These include Ians semi-loony mother (murderer of Ians younger sister), his employer who addicts him to comic books, the psychic woman whose provides useful insights and warnings, his publisher (who suggests an end to the Fatboy saga) and many others. One of Lisa Ungers great decisions was to include long, italicized sections representing whats going in the graphic novel. Imbedded in Ians narrative, they seem to have a life of their own. Ian steps in and out of his author/artist identity and through the looking glass he has created. One could argue, as Otto Rank did, that an artist is a self-cured neurotic, that the making of the artistic personality is that individuals most import creation, and that his art is his therapy. Aside from the fact that Ian also has psychotic breaks, thats not a bad lens from which to approach Crazy Love You, a book so richly textured that it can be approached in many other ways as well. Having warned you, I now dare you to approach it. In the end, you will thank me. 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.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC24 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 YAPPY HOUREVERY SATURDAY 1:00pm-4:00pmOutdoors on our verandah, bring your pet, complementary dog treats. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Naples Humane Society.HAPPY HOUREVERY DAYWith Half Off All Drinks 4:00pm-6:00pm In Our LoungeWINE ON WEDNESDAY UNTIL 7:00pm41 to Park Shore The Village on Venetian Bay239-263-4421 SUNDAY BRUNCH10:30am-3:00pmNoted as a Best Brunch in Naples, our menu is the right mix of both breakfast and lunch selections for popular weekend dining. Enjoy live jazz too! mwaterfrontgrille.comWATERFRONT GRILLE Naples Finest French CuisinePrivate Parties & Catering Available upon Request KOVEL: ANTIQUESTip over a walrus for your wine BY TERRY KOVEL AND KIM KOVELTo enjoy the wine lifestyle, the accessories must be as great as the vintage wine. Today, the status symbol is a wine cellar with bottles of carefully selected wine stored in racks in a room kept at the proper temperature. To go with that wine cellar a collector must also have the proper glasses, vintage corkscrews, aerators, bottle stoppers, tools and, of course, a decanter. But collectors of decanters are often not interested in wine, just in the many bottles and containers that are used to decant wine. Open a bottle, pour the contents into the decanter, let the sediment settle, then serve the wine. For centuries decanters have been glass bottles with long necks, but by the end of the 19th century, figural glass or pottery decanters became popular. Recent auctions have sold glass decanters with silver tops that are shaped like Bacchus, early musicians, dogs, waiters and even a walrus. Glass decanters shaped like large fish have been made since the 1900s. Royal Doulton made a decanter shaped like a mysterious man in a clock for Sandeman products. And some modern liquor companies make figural decanters today for colleges and special events. Add to your enjoyment of wine with a decanter collection. A walrus-shaped decanter with gilt brass trim sold recently at a Neal auction in New Orleans for $1,434. Q: I inherited my great-grandmothers Norwegian spinning wheel. The letters TAD are carved on the side and the date 816 is painted on in black. The wheel is 22 inches in diameter and has 16 carved spokes. My great-grandparents brought it with them when they emigrated from Norway. It continues to sit around & get dusty. Is it worth anything? A: Spinning wheels date back to medieval times, but most found today are 100 to 200 years old. There are several different types. The most common is the Saxony Wheel, which has the wheel at one end and the flyer at the other end and usually has three legs. Its the traditional wheel pictured in fairy tales. A Norwegian Wheel is a horizontal wheel similar to the Saxony. It may have three or four legs and is often ornately carved. The Castle Wheel is a vertical spinning wheel with the flyer above the wheel. The letters TAD could be the maker or the initials of the person it was made for. The This unusual decanter is 14 inches long and 10 inches high, large enough to hold a bottle of wine and clear enough to show the deposit of sediment at the bottom. It sold in New Orleans at a November 2014 Neal auction for $1,434.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 C25 5,000 YEARS OF CIVILIZATION LIVE ON STAGE March 30 31Barbara B.Mann Hall Ft MyersALL-NEW 2015 SHOW WITH LIVE ORCHESTRAOnline: ShenYun.com/Ft-myers BBMannPAH.com Call: 888-974-3698 239-481-4849 WITNESS THE GREAT WORKS of classical Chinese literature spring to life on stage! Through these timeless stories, Shen Yun dancers animate the heroism, inspiration, virtue, and even humor that weaves through the tapestry of traditional Chinese culture. Shen Yun brings you drama through dance like youve never seen before, oering a dash of ancient wisdom for our modern world.IN NEARLY every culture, artists have sought divine inspiration to bring meaning to their art. Today, Shen Yuns artists follow in this noble tradition, incorporating mindfulness and meditation into their lives. Many of Shen Yuns programs also carry themes and artistry that are divinely inspired. The result? A spiritual radiance that shines on stage, conveying a sense of purity and compassion that the audience can feel.PURE WISDOMWHEN THE CURTAIN goes up on a Shen Yun performance, what will you see? The radiance of the dancers. The exquisite grace of their movements. The mesmerizing display of the animated backdrops and handmade costumes. All this gives the audience an almost overwhelming sense of consummate beauty. It is a vision of loveliness not to be missed, and one that will never be forgotten.PURE BEAUTYPURE ENERGY P URE SPIRITUALITY EAMING. RADIANT. GLOWING. Thats how audiences look after a Shen Yun performance. Thunderous battle drums, dazzling choreography, and an enchanting live orchestra deliver an uplifting, dynamic experience. A Shen Yun performance isnt just something you see and hear. Its something you feel from the top of your head to the bottom of your soul. date and provenance make your spinning wheel interesting. Most spinning wheels sell for $100 to $250. They often are bought to use. Q: Id like to know how to sell Hummel figurines. I inherited 24 figurines from my mother. Some still have the price stickers on them. Are they worth anything, and if so, how do I market them? A: Hummel figurines arent as popular as they were years ago. As the older generation of collectors have died, large collections are coming on the market. Heirs are finding they are hard to sell and prices have dropped. Although some rare figurines still sell at auctions for high prices (one sold for over $900), most are sold in groups, with prices as low as $5 or $10 per figurine. The older figurines bring better prices. Age can be determined by the trademark on the bottom of the figurine. Q: We have a Howdy Doody windup band made by Unique Art in 1950. Buffalo Bob moves back and forth at the piano and Howdy Doody is standing up and dancing. What is it worth? A: The Howdy Doody windup band originally came in a box labeled Doin the Howdy Doody. Howdy Doody and Buffalo Bob were characters in a childrens TV series that originally ran from 1947 to 1960. The series became popular with college students in the late 1970s when Buffalo Bob began to lecture on campuses. The New Howdy Doody Show was produced from 1976 to 1977. This tin lithographed toy was made during the original series. The toy in good condition and in its original box sold for $741 at a recent auction. One without the box sold for $420. Q: In 1954, my mother bought a new home and had furniture custom made. My bedroom dresser and desk was light wood with a white leather-like front and gold drawer handles. I had a Zenith tube radio that had a light wood case and a white front that matched the furniture. I dont have the furniture any more, but I do have the radio (still works!) and would like to sell it. Im wondering where I could sell it and what its worth. A: Its too bad you dont still have your furniture, because the s look is in. The blond wood and sleek lines of furniture and accessories made in the 1950s and s are popular particularly with young collectors, and prices are up. Your Zenith High Fidelity tube radio fits in with the look and is worth $85 to $140. Q: I have a Reed & Barton sterling silver butterfly whistle pendant and chain my mother gave me. Its in a yellow felt pouch that reads Butterfly whistle, Reed & Barton sterling in red letters. I also have the original box. What is this worth? A: Reed & Barton ma de this butterfly whistle-pendant in the early 1970s, along with an owl whistle-pendant and an Irish shamrock good luck whistle-pendant. Butterfly whistle-pendants without the packaging have sold online for about $30-$40; sellers with the packaging ask, but dont often get, up to $200. Tip: Never touch the surface of a daguerreotype or an ambrotype. The perspiration will stain the image. Terry Kovel and Kim Kovel answer questions sent to the column. By sending a letter with a question, you give full permission for use in the column or any other Kovel forum. Names, addresses or email addresses will not be published. We cannot guarantee the return of photographs, but if a stamped envelope is included, we will try. The amount of mail makes personal answers or appraisals impossible. Write to Kovels, (Florida Weekly), King Features Syndicate, 300 W. 57th St., New York, NY 10019.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC26 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 EncoreResale.org 3105 Davis Blvd., Naples 239-775-0032 Make your heart happy by donating your gently used, high quality items to Encore or by shopping today. Your kindness helps support the mental health and substance abuse services at David Lawrence Center. Its Local. Its Entertaining. Its Mobile. Got Download?Its FREE! Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.comThe iPad AppSearch Florida Weekly in the iTunes App Store today.iPad is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. All rights reserved. PLEASE JOIN US TO EXPERIENCE: THE PASSION PLAY OF SORDEVOLO Round Trip air from Fort Myers 8 Nights accommodations at indicated First Class hotel or similar Buffet Breakfast daily 5 Dinners at local restaurants including wine, mineral water and coffee Wine Tasting, tour and light lunch in Tuscany English speaking Tour Escort for the duration of your trip Tickets to the Passion PlayJune 27th Signtseeing as indicated, including local guide and all entrance fees Touring and transfers by dells air conditioned motorcar Porterage of 1 piece of luggage per person at hotels Stay Tax included June 20-29, 201510 Nights/8Days$3,999 Air & Land Single Supplement $500ONLY HAPPENS ONCE EVERY 5 YEARS!For More information contact:Barry or your favorite CI agent 239-597-6700 bbiesterfeld@cinaples I will take pictures of your...Business Family Gathering Holiday or Birthday Party Gala Ball Auction and more!(c) PAPARAZI / www.fotosearch.comEvent Photography239-821-9774MediaNaples.com Stephen@medianaples.comin Naples Botanist Stig Dalstrom returns to the Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance Thursday evening, Feb. 19, with a screening of his film The Wild Orchid Man in the Ghost Orchid Swamp. Although it was shot in the Everglades and has been shown around the world, the movie has never before been screened in Southwest Florida. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church, 1225 Piper Blvd. Admission is free, and all are welcome. For more information, call 498-9741 or email email@example.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 at Naples United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Road. The next meeting is Feb. 19. For more information, call 963-4670 or visit pflagnaples.org. Daughters of the American Revolution, Big Cypress Chapter, holds its next meeting at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 20, at the Country Club of Naples. The program will be about Honor Flight, the nationwide effort to take veterans to Washington, D.C., to see the countrys war memorials. For reservations or more information, call Madonna Crame at 455-7295 or visit dar.org. The chapter holds its American Spirit Luncheon and Fashion Show Friday, March 13, at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. Fashions and accessories will be from Rebeccas in Mercato. Tickets are $100; sponsorship opportunities range from $300 to $3,000. Proceeds will benefit women veterans in need and educational scholarship funds. For tickets and more information, contact Bonnie Jones by calling 963-5199 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Naples Ship Modelers is an informal group dedicated to the hobby of building wooden ship models. Members meet at 9:30 a.m. on the first and third Saturdays of every month at the Landmark Naples community in North Naples. The next meetings are Feb. 21 and March 7. For more information, call Dick Ritchie at 594-0868 or email email@example.com. The Naples Buckeyes invite alumni and fans of Ohio State University to don the scarlet and gray school colors and head to California Pizza Kitchen in Waterside Shops for lunch or dinner Tuesday, Feb. 24. First they need to download and print a coupon from naplesbuckeyes.com, however, and present that to their server so that 20 percent of their check will be donated to the clubs scholarship fund for local students to attend OSU. The club is also planning its annual Buckeyes in Paradise gala Saturday, March 21, at the Hilton Naples. For details and more information about the club, visit the website above. The Naples Civitan Club meets at 6 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month at Perkins on Pine Ridge Road and on the fourth Wednesday of C LU B NOTES
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 C27 239.403.8882 For Delivery Call: 239.949.7117 Open 7 Days a Week for Lunch and Dinner2048 9th Street North, Naples(Located at Coastland Center behind The Cheesecake Factory)aureliospizza.comNAPLES ONLY TRUE CHICAGO PIZZA $3.00 OFF*Valid Through 2/19/15 Half Price Happy Hour 3-6 PM Dailyin Dining Room and Bar* Gluten Free Pizza & Beer * Call Ahead Seating NEW LOCATION WITH MORE SPACE! CLUB NOTES The Naples Ski Club won the Florida Cup from rivals Palm Beach Gators Ski Club in Telluride, Colo., last month. Skiers from nine clubs throughout Florida competed. Naples club members shown here are: Jeffrey Allen, Gerhard Raible, David (Smitty) Smith, Diane Loveless, Terese DeLuca and Toufic Moumne. New members are always welcome. Call Sandy Wilson at 9612681, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit naplesskiclub.com. the month at a location TBA. The next meetings are Feb. 25 and March 11. For more information, call 774-2623 or email email@example.com. The Marco Island Civitan Club meets at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month. The next meetings are Feb. 24 and March 10. For locations, call Anthony DeLucia at 285-6785 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The international service club focuses on assisting people with developmental disabilities and finding the cause, cure and better treatments of brain disorders including autism, Alzheimers disease and Down syndrome. The Naples base of the U.S. Submarine Veterans (USSVI) meets at 7 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of every month at the American Legion Post 303, 27678 Imperial Shores Blvd. in Bonita Springs. The next meeting is Feb. 24. Membership is open to active duty and retired submariners who have earned the Qualified in Submarines designation. The local USSVI base commander is John Dykhuis of Naples. For more information, visit ussvi.org/base/naples. asp. The Collier County Stamp Club meets from 7-9 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month at the Naples Airport Office Building, 200 Aviation Drive. The next meeting is Feb. 26. Stamp trading will follow the program. All stamp enthusiasts are welcome. For more information, call 348-9845.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 C29 OUTDOOR CONCERTSaturday, Feb 21 12:00 5:00 p.m.Town Center in Ave MariaBring your lawn chairs and enjoy an afternoon at Ave Maria!BBQ by: The Pub, Tropical Smoothie, Scoopz Bistro, Jonesez BBQ, and Smokin Rs BBQ Also: Cool Cruisers Car Club, Balloon Buccaneers, Heavenly Cigar, and more! 5076 Annunciation Circle #104 Ave Maria, FL 34142Little Eddie and The Fat Fingers Deb & The Dynamics Marty Stokes CLUB NOTES for others. Sign up at naplesgardenclub.org. Members of the Marco Island Shell Club meet from 9-11:30 a.m. every Tuesday at the United Church of Marco to craft shell art that will be sold during the clubs annul sale in March. Proceeds from the sale benefit scholarships for marine science students at FGCU. The church is at 320 N. Barfield Drive. Newcomers are always welcome at crafting sessions. For more information, call 963-4694. Naples Newcomers Club welcomes women who have moved to the area within the past five years. In addition to a monthly luncheon, members get together to explore Naples and to enjoy a variety of interests, from books to bridge and mah-jongg to gourmet cooking and conversations over coffee. A coffee for prospective new members takes place on the first Thursday of each month. For more information, call 2984083 or visit naplesnewcomers.com. Coastal Chess clubs in Naples and Marco Island welcome players of all levels for casual games and occasional tournaments. Marco meetings are from 9 a.m. to noon every Monday at the Lutheran Church, 525 N. Collier. Naples meetings are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday in the clubhouse at Moorings Park, off GoodletteFrank Road just south of Pine Ridge Road. For more information, call Wade Keller at 389-2525, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit chess7.net. Toastmasters International teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of meeting locations. Guests are always welcome. Local Toastmasters chapters, meeting times and locations include: Bonita Toastmasters: 7 p.m. every second and fourth Wednesday at the Bonita Springs Fire Station, 27701 Bonita Grande Drive. For more information, call Pamela Houze at (214) 355-6069. Collier Communique Club: 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday at the North Collier Government Center, 2335 Orange Blossom Drive. Call Robert Rizzo at (407) 493-8584. Marco Island Toastmasters: 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday at Centennial Bank, 645 Elkcam Circle, Marco Island. E-mail Chris Pritchard at colliertoastmasters@gmail. com. Naples Sunrise Bay Toastmasters: 7:30 a.m. on the first and third Tuesday in Moss Hall at Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive. Call Steve McCann at 7778851. Naples Toastmasters: 7 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday at Naples General Aviation Center, 200 Aviation Drive N. Call Dorian Ray at 260-4709 or email email@example.com. Toast of the Coast Toastmasters: Noon on the second and fourth Friday at the American Cancer Society, 5020 Tamiami Trail N. Call Marianne Oehser at 434-9900. Naples Advanced Toastmasters: 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday at the North Collier Government Center, 2335 Orange Blossom Drive. Email Christine Cargnoni at firstname.lastname@example.org. This club has prerequisites for membership. Email club news to Cindy Pierce at email@example.com.
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Tickets for $175 include cocktails in the education center surrounding by aquariums and art, sunset on the bridge over Henderson Creek and live entertainment with dinner and dancing under the stars. Catering is by Service by Jordan. Entertainment is by the Girl Meets Boy band. Proceeds support the research, stewardship and education efforts underway at Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. For more information, visit rookerybay.org. Pediatric neurosurgeon, author and pro-life advocate Ben Carson will be keynote speaker at Bringing Communities to Life, a benefit for Community Pregnancy Clinics Inc. on Thursday, March 12, at the Hilton Naples. The evening serves as the kickoff to CPCIs new Life Saver program. A $720 Life Saver level donation to attend goes directly to covering the services and resources necessary to save a baby. Dr. Carsons life was chronicled in the original TNT movie, Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Storystarring Cuba Gooding Jr. He has written six books including the New York Times bestseller, America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation Great (2012). His most recent book, One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save Americas Future (May 2014) debuted at No. 1 on the New York Times bestseller list. CPCI operates medical clinics in Naples and Fort Myers. For tickets or more information about Bringing Communities to Life, call Jessica Plate at CPCI, 262-6381. The Naples Cat Alliance, a freeroaming, no-kill shelter, holds its fourth annual All They Need is Love fundraiser Saturday, Feb. 21, at Windstar Country Club. The evening of dinner and dancing includes entertainment by Danny G., a silent auction, games and tickets or chance. naplescatalliance.org. Swing, Swing, Swing! celebrating the 20th anniversary of Classic Chamber Concerts takes place Monday evening, Feb. 23, at the Clubhouse at Grey Oaks Country Club. Guests will swing to the sounds of maestro William Nolls Big Band Orchestra and celebrate CCCs two decades of bringing world-class concerts to Southwest Florida. Tickets are $250. 434-8505. St. Matthews House of Style, the annual fashion show to benefit St. Matthews House, takes place from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the nonprofit organizations boutique thrift store at 2601 Airport-Pulling Road. Guests will be able to shop a storewide sale as part of the evening. General admission tickets for $30 are available at the store and online at stmatthewshouseofstyle.com. VIP tickets for $100 include priority reserved seating, one-hour early shopping access, dressing rooms, a lounge area and a 10 percent discount on all purchases made before March 14. The annual Sneaker Ball to benefit the Greater Naples YMCA takes place from 6:30-11 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Y. Tickets are $150. 597-3148. The American Cancer Society s annual Imagination Ball: Break Through, Find A Cure takes place Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort. BMO Harris Bank is the sponsor. Proceeds will benefit pediatric cancer research. 642-8800, ext. 3890, or acsimaginationball.com. Retired professional boxer and Boys & Girls Club alumni Sugar Ray Leonard will be the guest of honor at the third annual Youth of the Year celebration hosted by Boys & Girls Club of Collier County on Monday night, March 2, at Artis Naples. Mr. Leonard was 7 years old when he joined the Boys & Girls Club of Washington, D.C. He was the first boxer to win world titles in five different weight classes. He won the gold medal at the 1976 Olympic games. Tickets to the local celebration are $50. Sponsorship opportunities are available. 325-1718 or bgccc.com. Drug Free Collier holds its seventh annual fundraising luncheon Thursday, March 5, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. Tickets are $100. Sponsorships are available. 377-0535 or email@example.com. Hope for Haiti holds its 25th anniversary gala, Passport to the Heart, Saturday, March 7. 434-7183, ext. 4. The inaugural Kind Mariners Ball to benefit the Freedom Waters Foundation takes place the evening of Saturday, March 7, at the Naples Sailing & Yacht Club. Tickets are $300. (630) 251-3200, inf firstname.lastname@example.org om or kindmarinersball.com. Grace Place for Children and Families presents the final evening of its inaugural Book Club series Sunday, March 9, at a private home in Naples. The evening will be based on The Boys in the Boat. Tickets are $250 and are limited to the first 100 respondents. 234-2411 or email@example.com.SAVE THE DATE b LEONARD
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C43 Reservations 239.430.4999 | Private Dining 239.659.3176 Located at the Hilton Naples | 5111 Tamiami Trail Northwww.ShulasNaples.com SHULAS NAPLES Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 3 to 6 p.m. 5 $5 FOR $5 ON 5 SELECTED WINES$5 ON 5 PREMIUM COCKTAILSSPECIAL BAR MENU AVAILABLE COACHS STEAK HOUSE PHILLY SANDWICHThinly-sliced beef with sauted onions and green peppers, topped with melted Provolone cheese. Served on a toasted ciabatta roll with your choice of steak fries or sweet potato fries. Plus tax and gratuity. Beverages and additional sides are extra. 699 fth avenue south, naples, orida 34102 | 239.403.7170 | avenue5naples.com DOWNTOWN NAPLES ENJOY AN EXQUISITE MENU INCLUDING MAGNIFICENTLY PREPARED LOBSTER DISHES, PRIME CUTS FROM OUR GRILL AND AN IMPRESSIVE WINE LIST ALL BRILLIANTLY PRESENTED IN ONE OF THE MOST VIBRANT AND BEAUTIFUL SPOTS IN NAPLES.REFINEDwith an edge CUISINE NEWSHealth Freedom Summit will deliver food for thought BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.comFood & Thought organic foods market and caf hosts its first-ever Health Freedom Summit Friday through Sunday, Feb. Feb. 20-22. The free event brings nationally recognized health and nutrition experts to town to lecture on a variety of topics regarding natural foods and health, from Supersonic Sauerkraut to chi nei tsang (Chinese internal organ massage) and organic farming compared to industrial or conventional farming. This is about empowering people about issues and choices that affect your health, Michael Monteleone, the stores head buyer, says. Lets say you have a cold. Do you take an antibiotic, or do you realize there are herbs out there that are less invasive and do more than symptom suppression? The summit begins at 6 p.m. Friday with a screening of a short film, Frank Oakes: Awakening of an Organic Prophet in the Food & Thought courtyard. The late Mr. Oakes was the founder of the market/caf. At 7:30 p.m. the first lecture of the summit, The High Cost of Cheap Food, will be presented by Charles Marble. Saturdays presentations include How Organic Farming Can Feed and Save the World by professor Kathleen Delate of Iowa State University; Fable of Labels, by Linda Celauro; and Raw Food for Cooked Food Lovers by Cherie Soria and Dan Ladermann of the Living Light Culinary Institute. At 4 p.m. the play A Tale of Two Agricultures will be presented. Other presentations continue into the evening and include Genetic Roulette: GMOs The Gamble of Our Lives by Jeffrey Smith, followed by a panel discussion about GMOs Where Do We Go From Here? The Sunday lineup includes Essential Oils for Home and Health by Catherine Via; Health Sovereignty: Unlock the Power to Heal by Robert Scott Bell; and The Alchemy of Disease: Transmuting Burden into Blessing by Ken Fried. Presentations begin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday on two stages: in the auditorium at Naples High School and in the Nirvana Mattress storefront next door to Food & Thought in the Gateway of Naples plaza. Admission is free; seating is first come, first served. Call Food & Thought at 2132222 or visit foodandthought.com for the complete schedule. Our hope is that (the summit) will bring people here and they can make their own decision, Mr. Monteleone says. If you put dirty gas in your car, your car isnt going to run very well. Radio host Robert Scott Bell, left, joins consumer activist Jeffrey Smith, right, on the roster of experts Food & Thought brings to town for the Health Freedom Summit. Trustees, dinner hosts, sponsors and their guests gathered recently at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa for a 2015 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest auction preview. The SWFL Childrens Charities signature event takes place Feb. 27-28. Although the Friday evening chef/vintner dinners are sold out, tickets for $500 remain available for the Saturday grand tasting and auction at Miromar Lakes Beach Clubhouse. Call SWFL Childrens Charities at 513-7990 or visit swflwinefest.org. 1. Randy Darrow and Kim Darrow 2. Richard Pitbladdo, Michelle Eddy and Art Cherry 3. Tim Youngquist, Gil Morzaniga, Franz Rosinus and Don Vogt 4. Wilma Boyd and Bob DrummMORE CUISINE NEWS, C44 1 2 3 4
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC44 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 PIZZAFUSION.COM/NAPLESTWITTER.COM/PIZZAFUSION FACEBOOK.COM/PIZZAFUSION FRESH ORGANIC EARTH FRIENDLY $5 OFF PURCHASE OF $25 OR MORE!Must present coupon at time of purchase. Not valid with other o ers. Dine-in or take-out. Valid only at Pizza Fusion in Naples. Expires 4/3/15. Axel cocktail table designed by Kelli Smith, ASIDGrand opening of new showroom location!Showroom hours: MondayFriday: 9:00 am. 9:00 p.m. Saturday: 10:00 a.m.9:00 p.m. Sunday: 10:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m. Or by Appointment 360 Fifth Ave. South | 239.280.0125 kellicollections.comFL# 1B26001333 ASID #77859HOME ACCENTS | GIFTS | LIGHTING FURNITURE | TABLEWARE | ARTWORK BED & BATH | TRAVEL NOVELTIES | JEWELRY IN STOCK AND READY FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY CUISINE NEWSBrass Tap taps into North NaplesMarco Island has one, Bonita has one, and now Naples is getting its first b rewpub, thanks to brothers Mathew Baum and Michael Rose, who are opening one of their franchises of The Brass Tap at 895 Wiggins Pass Road. As a full-service restaurant, the operation will feature 70 beers on tap, several of which will be from local breweries including Naples Beach Brewery, Fort Myers Brewing Company and Point Ybel Brewing Company. Additionally, the Naples location will be the first Brass Tap restaurant to concoct its own rotating selection of brews on site with the guidance of Florida brew master Corey Artanis of Three Sons Brewing Company. Opening day is set for Thursday, Feb. 26. For a taste of whats coming our way, visit brasstapbeerbar.com Florida-based chain Duffys Sports Grill recently opened its first west coast location, at 21253 Stoneybrook Golf Blvd. in Estero. Whether they are here to catch the game on one of our 100 televisions, grab a quick bite or enjoy a cocktail from our expansive bar menu, we strive to treat every guest like an MVP, Jason Emmett, vice president of operations, promises. For more information, call 301-0944 or visit duffysmvp.com.Take Note DeRomos Gourmet Market & Restaurant uncorks its winter wine showcase from 4:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, in center court at the Promenade at Bonita Bay in Bonita Springs. Guests will enjoy live music, complimentary wine, fresh cheeses and gourmet treats. Admission is free, with a portion of proceeds from the evenings purchases benefitting the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida. For more information, call 325-3583 or visit deromos.com. Whole Foods in Mercato hosts a beer tasting in the market caf from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20. For $5, with proceeds to benefit the local chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society, beer aficionados can sample a variety of brew styles and flavors, all paired with an assortment of cheeses. For more information, call 552-5100 or visit wholefoodsmarket.com. Gordons on the River serves up a prime rib dinner from 5-9 p.m. every Thursday for $17-$27 per person. The chef is planning a Mexican cantina buffet from 5-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, for $20 per person, and an Italian buffet from 5-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, for $27 per person. Reservations are required. Call 213-1441 or visit gordonsontheriver.com. Naples Wine Collection hosts two wine dinners at Flemings Steakhouse & Wine Bar in the next few weeks. Set for Friday, March 6, the first evening showcases Carte Blanche wines. Proprietor Nicholas Allen will be in attendance. Cost is $160. The second dinner features Krupp Brothers vintages on Saturday, March 14, at 7 p.m. Owners Jan and Bart Krupp will attend. Cost is $150. Flemings is at 6985 Tamiami Trail N. Reservations are required and can be made by calling Naples Wine Collection at 513-0095 or emailing info@ napleswinecollection.com. Naples Originals, a group of 39 locally owned and operated restaurants from Alexanders and Amore to Yabba Island Grill and Zizi offers gift certificates for purchase online and only while supplies last starting Thursday, Feb. 19. Diners can purchase gift cards valued at $15, $25 and $50 for 30 percent off. Catering services worth $200 from Crave Culinare are also offered at a 30 percent discount. For more information and to stock up on savings at your favorite independent eateries around town, visit naplesoriginals.com. Want to spice up your repertoire in the kitchen? Consider incorporating a cooking class into your must-do activities. The Good Life of Naples 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road; 514-4663 or goodlifenaples.com Breakfast for Dinner: Thursday, Feb. 19 ($55); Smoothie & Salad: Saturday, Feb. 21 ($25); Southern Italy: Wednesday, Feb. 25 ($65); Flavors of Malaysia and Singapore: Friday, Feb. 27 ($65); Florida Strawberries and Tomatoes: Thursday, March 5 ($60); Soups & Salads: Saturday, March 7 ($50); Tapas: Wednesday, March 11 ($60); An Irish Feast for St. Patricks Day: Thursday, March 12 ($60); French Country Cooking: Wednesday, March 18 ($60); Flavors of the Caribbean: Thursday, March 19 ($60). Sur la Table, Mercato; 598-3586 or surlatable.com Midweek Meals Made Easy: Thursday, Feb. 19 ($69); Romantic Dinner for Two: Thursday, Feb. 19 ($79); Risotto Workshop: Friday, Feb. 20 ($69); Greece: Friday, Feb. 20 ($69); Lessons in French Pastry: Saturday, Feb. 21 ($69); Learn to Cut Like a Pro: Saturday, Feb. 21 ($59); By the Sea: Saturday, Feb. 21 ($79); Deliciously Healthy Cooking: Sunday, Feb. 22 ($69); Great Greek Cooking: Sunday, Feb. 22 ($69); Sushi 101: Monday, Feb. 23 ($79); Dinner by the Sea: Monday, Feb. 23 ($79); Delicious Thai Cooking at Home: Tuesday, Feb. 24 ($69); Delicious Thai Cooking at Home: Wednesday, Feb. 25 ($69); Perfect Pizza at Home: Wednesday, Feb. 25 ($69). Email restaurant and dining news to Lindsey Nesmith at email@example.com. Carte Blanche vineyards
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 C45 Now Serving Lunch Organic Healthy Local Sustainable Seasonal Wednesday Sunday: 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dinner 7 Nights a Week: Starting at 5:00 p.m. 1234 8th St. South Naples, FL 34102 239-261-8239 BleuProvenceNaples.com WATERFRONT DINING AT ITS BEST on Venetian Bay LUNCH SPECIALCHOICE OF:INSALATA ALLA CESARE or INSALATA MISTICANZA or ZUPPA DEL GIORNOAND CHOICE OF:PANNINI CON POLPETTE O SALSICCIA GRILLED PHILLY CHEESE STEAK VEGETALI AI FERRI CON CAPRINO E BASILICO FRESCO SPAGHETTI CON POLPETTA O SALSICCIA BURGER DI SALMONEBread and Butter for Table upon Request Only. Please ask your Server. NO SUBSTITUTIONS PLEASE. NO PROMOTIONAL GIFT CERTIFICATES.4236 Gulf Shore Boulevard North, Naples, Florida 34103239-430-6273Reservations online: miramarenaples.com1 Plate, 2 CoursesEVERYDAY 11:30AM 3PM 12.95Great View, Great Dining, Great People $ THE DISHThe Dish: The D.G.B. The Place: Red Robin Gourmet Burgers & Brews, 10750 Tamiami Trail (near P.F. Chaings south of Immokalee Road) The Price: $12.99, includes fries The Hours: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. SundayThursday; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. FridaySaturday The Full Menu: redrobin.com The Details: Imagine my surprise when my vegetarian, non-drinking friend wanted to meet at a restaurant that specializes in gourmet burgers and brews for a quick but not fast food dinner one recent weeknight before a 7 p.m. lecture we had tickets for. Turns out she had been there once before and enjoyed the Gardenburger veggie patty. Being the burger lover that I am, I offered no resistance to her suggestion. As a Red Robin first-timer, I was overwhelmed by the menu. It took me a few minutes to decide on the D.G.B. (and to make a note to go back for the Burnin Love, the Bleu Ribbon and the Whiskey River BBQ versions). My D.G.B. was so much more than a burger. The flavorful patty was topped with oven-roasted tomatoes, a smear of savory roasted garlic aioli (and more on the side, which I appreciated) and a pile of fresh arugula that had been tossed in a citrus olive oil dressing, all in between a perfectly toasted ciabatta bun. The tasty combination assuaged my taste for beef and satisfied my need for greens. Along with a handful of fries that came with the D.G.B. and the stack of onion rings that my friend and I shared, it made for a most filling meal. One more thing: We had neither time nor room for dessert, but I think a trip to Red Robin just for something sweet is in my future. The Chocolate Fruffles (brownies, dipped in dark chocolate and bejeweled with sea salt and sugar crystals, and served with whipped cream and a side of berry ketchup) and the Towering Doh! Rings (pieces of doughnut/croissant stacked and served with hot fudge and more of the aforementioned berry dipping sauce) are calling my name. Cindy Pierce firstname.lastname@example.org
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC46 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 ursday, February 19, 5-7 p.m. Brendon McDonnell 7-8 p.m. Lifehouse 8-9 p.m. Brendon McDonnell Saturday, February 21, 7-11 p.m. Rick Howard & e Speedbumps Tuesday, February 24 Tasting Tuesday Feature: St Supery Sauvignon Blanc5-7 p.m. 104.7 FM Mix & Mingle 6-9 p.m. Devon MyersNational Tortilla Chip Day: A perfect day to have some AGAVE Signature Guacamole!Wednesday, February 25, 6-9 p.m. Ramos Brothers Band Sunday, February 22, 5-8 p.m. Wendell RayNational Margarita Day: All Day Happy Hour Prices. Try an AGAVE handcraed margarita! Friday, February 20, 7-10 p.m. e Initials See all AGAVE events here: In the Home Depot Plaza, on Bonita Beach Road11920 Saradrienne Lane Bonita Springs, Florida 34135239.263.6979artichokeandcompany.comFebruarys Upcoming EventsTHURSDAY FEBRUARY 19Strictly Sinatra Dinner Show SUNDAY FEBRUARY 22Caluha and Cream Dinner ShowTHURSDAY FEBRUARY 26Five Course Wine Dinner VINOGrowing grapes way up west They sure do like to make wine along the west coast. The styles and varietals run from high quality cabernets (California) to gorgeous pinot noirs (Oregon) to big, bold syrahs (Washington). And the region extends up to British Columbia, as well. Actually, the whole Pacific Northwest area has been growing grapes for a long time, but they used to make juice and jelly out of them. Its been only since the mid-1970s that theyve become serious about fine wine. The last 30 years have seen a boom. Basically, the general weather pattern is the same as in Burgundy, a fact that pinot noir growers absolutely adore. However, the warm Pacific current that brings the rains is extremely variable, so vintages are a bit more important in that area. The most developed region is the Willamette valley in Oregon, and its a perfect place for wine tourism. Just like in Napa or Sonoma, you can drive along a few central roads, hitting one vineyard tasting room after another. However, Washington is another story. The eastern part of the state is desert, which is perfect for growing thick-skinned red grapes, like cabernet, syrah and some Spanish varietals. The bad news is that wine country is on the other side of the Cascade Mountains, and a tough trip from the population centers in the west. Result: almost all wineries have tasting rooms in the major cities, like Seattle, and arent all that set up for tourists at the winery. Too bad, because part of wine appreciation is drinking it where its made, and tasting rooms in some downtown area, no matter how nicely decorated, just dont have the same charm. The folks in Washington dont stop at reds. Weather conditions force the grapes to ripen early, if they ripen at all, so growers have had a lot of luck with zippy, acidic wines, like sauvignon blanc. And, since the climate is a bit like the Alsace region between France and Germany, youll find some great rieslings from the area. The semi-ripening of those white grapes yields wines that are lean and acidic, with lower alcohol. Chateau Ste. Michelles Eroica Riesling is very popular, in a semi-sweet style. The Columbia Valley, and the several vineyard regions around it (Walla Walla, Horse Heaven Hills, Rattlesnake Hills, etc.) get about 8 inches of rain a year, which makes irrigation absolutely vital. Theres lots of sun in the summer, and early onset of cold weather. Its a terrible place to grow anything but apples and wine grapes. Plus, the area is vast. The Columbia Valley appellation alone covers almost half the state, and some of it spills over into Oregon. So there are hotels and restaurants, a wine tourism industry, and almost 700 registered wineries, but its a heck of a ride to get out there. It may not be worth the trip to eastern Washington, but the states wines are definitely worth a trip to the supermarket or your favorite store. First of all, in addition to some nice chardonnays and elegant rieslings, the areas long suit is big, mouthwatering reds. The region grows more than 80 types of grapes, but you should look mainly for cabernet sauvignon, syrah, and (if you can find them) wines made from cabernet franc and even nebbiolo, which is the primary grape in the big expensive barolos from northern Italy. My favorites of the week Chehalem Riesling This wine offers green apple, lime, and floral aromas and flavors. Theres lots of white fruit and spice, too. Chehalem makes an unoaked Chardonnay called INOX thats well worth a try. Milbrandt Traditions Cabernet Butch Milbrandt and his family have been doing a sensational job with the big reds. This wine, which is truly bargainpriced, gives you loads of black cherry, blackberry, chocolate and spice. A favorite around our house and its about $12. Byron Chardonnay 2013 Santa Barbara County Its a bright straw color in the glass, with aromas of red apples and fainter hints of white flowers. Its medium-bodied, and on the palate the apple flavor gives way to lemon, lime, and orange. Its acidic, more like a sauvignon blanc, but itll work just fine with shellfish and any dishes that you might squeeze a lemon over. WW 88-89 points, around $16 Byron Pinot Noir 2013 Santa Barbara County Light and transparent, it offers aromas of earth, smoke and mineral on the nose. The predominant flavors are of bright red fruits and strawberry, with a long finish. WW 86-87 points, around $19. jerry GREENFIELDvino@floridaweekly.com
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF FEBRUARY 19-25, 2015 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C47 700 Fifth Avenue South, Naples, Florida 34102 Reservations 239.659.7008 VerginaRestaurant.com You can get 5% return on every visit at Vergina with your newVergina Loyalty Membership CardSign up and generate a HUGE discount during the year, plus anniversary and birthday prizes exclusively for Gold Star Club Members ONLY!Call 239.659.7008 to nd out how to sign up for your FREE Gold Star Club Membership Card and get your rst return immediately. CUISINERustic and humble, Lapas offers a taste of Costa RicaCosta Rica means rich coast in Spanish, but when it comes to the republics food, the adjectives that come to mind tend toward the less aspirational. Think rustic, humble, uncomplicated. In fact, before visiting Lapas Costa Rican Bistro in Bonita Springs, I had to do a little research into this little-known cuisine. In 25 years of dining around Southwest Florida, I dont recall ever coming across a restaurant specializing in food from this Central American country, which generally straddles the cultures of indigenous Mesoamericans and 16th century Spanish colonizers. Gallo pinto, the food you are most likely to encounter in a cursory Internet search for signature dishes, hardly stands out from a host of other Spanish-influenced cuisines around the world. Its black beans and rice. Whether or not Costa Rican food can be said to achieve a distinctive cultural identity, the rustic, humble and uncomplicated food that Lapas is serving up certainly merits attention. In addition to the expected homespun empanadas, tacos and arroz con pollo, youll find more ambitious creations such as citrus-laced ceviche, chile rellenos stuffed with sweet corn and meat, and a few fish entrees with tropically themed sauces. And you wont go home hungry. Many dishes come with the aforementioned beans and rice as well as plantains and choice of soup or salad. Prices are very reasonable. My Panamanian-American friend and I started out with a pair of Cerveza Imperials ($3.95), a Costa Rican lager with a nice malty finish. Beer was mightily needed after navigating the nightmarish seasonal traffic on U.S. 41 to find Lamas in a corner of Bay Crossings plaza that you cant see from the road ( you might be familiar with the obscure location if you ever patronized the previous tenant, Thai Star). Once inside youll find a quiet, roomy bar and dining room with cream-colored walls and dark wood trim. The sparse decorations include framed mirrors and prints of parrots. The staff is warm and welcoming, chatty without being too invasive. After we settled in, we asked the server to help clarify which dishes on the menu were considered traditional Tico fare. We decided to start with ceviche ($11.95) and a couple of empanadas ($2.75 each). The former was a big bowl of diced white fish marinated in limejuice and served with freshly made tortilla chips. The chilled salad was laced with onions, tomatoes and fresh cilantro, all of which achieved a nice balance of flavor. In a couple of respects, it was distinct from other ceviches Ive tasted: the lack of chilies, which usually add bursts of raw heat; and the addition of diced avocado, which brings a creamy texture to contrast the crisp vegetables and tender fish. (I also liked that the server gave us extra chips when we decided to take the leftovers home.) The empanadas seemed a tad skimpy on filling, but they were obviously handmade, crisp and flaky. The chicken version was stuffed with succulent white meat, while the ground beef turnover was rather plain. They were served with sour cream and pico de gallo for garnishing. The main course arrived a bit prematurely, even though we ordered the entrees later than the starters. With our waitresses hands full, we had to shuffle dishes to make room for the new plates. The Chirripo chicken ($12.95), named for the highest mountain in Costa Rica, featured something called Grandmas secret sauce, which turned out to be a light, slightly sweet stew of tomatoes, corn and other vegetables. It clung to a copious amount of shredded chicken in the bowl, making for one hearty and tasty dish. The big square platter also held a handful of fresh salad with dressing on the side, a mound of white rice, a bowl of inky black beans and several perfectly sauted sweet plantains. In mass and range of flavors and textures, this was an impressive entree. The arroz con camarones ($16.50), or rice with shrimp, hit fewer high notes, but the dish contained a truly generous amount of large, succulent shellfish (about 10). Peas, corn and diced red peppers added color and flavor to the creamy yellow rice that enveloped the juicy shrimp; it was sort of a cross between arroz con pollo and paella, but rather one-dimensional. Perhaps restrained seasoning is one of the veiled hallmarks of Costa Rican cooking. Tender and mild black beans, salsa and a pile of potato chips accompanied the dish. Stuffed with rice and beans, we could barely think about dessert. But a deliciously creamy flan de caramel awaited ($4.50), and it was worth the effort it took to finish it. Costa Rica might not boast the most flamboyant of cuisines, but theres something to be said for the rustic, humble and uncomplicated food found at Lapas. drew STERWALDcuisine@floridaweekly.com Lapas Costa Rican Bistro>> Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. >> Reservations: Accepted >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: Appetizers, $2.75-$11.95; entrees, $8.50-$29.95 >> Beverages: Beer and wine served. >> Specialties of the house: Costa Rican cuisine >> Volume: Low >> Parking: Attached lot >> Website: lapascr.comRatings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: 26251 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; 221-7016 Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor DREW STERWALD / FLORIDA WEEKLY Top: Arroz con camarones showcases good fresh seafood. Above: Empanadas come stuffed with chicken, ground beef or potatoes. Above right: Flan de caramel is a good way to finish a meal at Lapas.
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1 2 PELICAN BAY Marbella #2101 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 215010133 $4,495,000 1 MARCO ISLAND 1078 Blue Hill Creek Drive Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 215007111 $1,995,000 2 SANIBEL West Gulf Drive Kara Cuscaden/Tisha Lestorti 239.470.1516 Web ID SALL020615IHE $4,400,000 Nestled in Old Naples ve blocks to the beach and four blocks to 5th Ave., this home has unparalleled quality, nishes and opulence. The rst oor master suite features a tongue and groove vaulted ceiling and a replace. The open plan features 10-foot ceilings, crown molding, custom lighting and surround sound. OLD NAPLES 529 1st Avenue South Bernard Minarcin 239.269.6855 Web ID 215009980 $2,599,000 Sotheby's International Realty and the Sotheby's International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity. Property information herein is derived from various sources including but not limited to county records and the multiple listing service, and may include approximations. All information is deemed accurate. premiersothebysrealty.com PINE RIDGE 254 Ridge Drive Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 214063041 $1,250,000 3 4 3 4
Port Royal 3 Coquina Sands | The Moorings 3 Old Naples | Aqualane Shores 4 Park Shore 4 Pelican Bay 5 Bay Colony 5 Pelican Marsh 6 Naples & Surrounds 6 Grey Oaks 7 North Naples 8 Vanderbilt Beach 9 Marco Island 9 Fiddler's Creek 10 Sanibel | Captiva | Fort Myers 10 Bonita Bay 11 Bonita Springs & Surrounds 11Thursday, February 19, 2015COMMUNITY GUIDETABLE OF CONTENTS Over 16,400 associates Approximately 730 offices 56 countries and territories worldwide 24 locationsTHE VILLAGE | 239.261.6161 4300 Gulf Shore Boulevard North, Suite 100 Naples, FL 34103 BROAD AVENUE | 239.434.2424 390 Broad Avenue South Naples, FL 34102 FIFTH AVENUE | 239.434.8770 500 Fifth Avenue South, Suite 505 Naples, FL 34102 MARCO ISLAND | 239.642.2222 760 North Collier Boulevard, Suite 101 Marco Island, FL 34145 ESTUARY SALES CENTER | 239.261.3148 1220 Gordon River Trail Naples, FL 34105 THE GALLERY | 239.659.0099 4001 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 102 Naples, FL 34103 RENTALS | 239.262.4242 1395 Panther Lane, Suite 200 Naples, FL 34109 VANDERBILT | 239.594.9494 325 Vanderbilt Beach Road Naples, FL 34108 MERCATO SALES CENTER | 239.594.9400 9123 Strada Place, Suite 7125 Naples, FL 34108 BONITA SPRINGS | 239.948.4000 27400 Riverview Center Boulevard, Suite 4 Bonita Springs, FL 34134 SANIBEL | 239.472.2735 2341 Palm Ridge Road Sanibel, FL 33957 VENICE | 941.412.3323 215 West Venice Avenue Venice, FL 34285 PLAZA AT FIVE POINTS | 941.364.4000 50 Central Avenue, Suite 110 Sarasota, FL 34236 CAPTIVA | 239.395.5847 11508 Andy Rosse Lane Captiva, FL 33924 LONGBOAT KEY | 941.383.2500 517 Bay Isles Parkway Longboat Key, FL 34228 CLEARWATER | 727.585.9600 321 Indian Rocks Road North Belleair Bluffs, FL 33770 LAKEWOOD RANCH | 941.907.9541 8141 Lakewood Main Street, Suite 101 Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202 SOUTH TAMPA | 813.217.5288 202 South Moody Avenue Tampa, FL 33609 ST. PETERSBURG | 727.898.6800 102 2nd Avenue NE St. Petersburg, FL 33701 ST. ARMAND'S | 941.383.2500 540 John Ringling Boulevard Sarasota, FL 34236 2999 Crayton Road Patrick O'Connor 239.293.9411 Web Id 214036479 $2,100,000 premiersothebysrealty.com Premier Sotheby's International Realty's Rental Division and expert leasing professionals set the standard for exemplary service. We manage month-to-month, seasonal and annual properties. From full-service property management to international marketing programs designed to generate maximum interest and the highest possible financial return, we lead the way in luxury residential leasing and rentals. LET US MANAGE YOUR PROPERTY.Considering leasing your property?Call 239.262.4242 for a confidential consultation or visit rentnaples.com
COMMUNITY GUIDETABLE OF CONTENTS Port Royal 1728 Gulf Shore Boulevard North Peter Reppucci 239.595.6500 Web Id 215008015 $3,995,000 384 Mooring Line Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web Id 215002014 $3,850,000 550 Banyan Boulevard Richard/Susie Culp 239.290.2200 Web Id 214053279 $3,825,000 4200 Gordon Drive Frank Sajtar/Linda Malone 239.776.8382 Web Id 215003056 $18,600,000 COQUINA SANDS THE MOORINGS COQUINA SANDS 875 Wedge Drive Phil Collins 239.404.6800 Web Id 214039757 $3,395,000 600 Regatta Road Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web Id 214059801 $3,350,000 Admiralty Point Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.261.6200 Web Id 215008009 $2,295,000 Whitehall #5S Ruth Trettis 239.571.6760 Web Id 215009230 $2,150,000 Martinique Club #401 Beth McNichols 239.821.3304 Web Id 214048223 $1,250,000 THE MOORINGS THE MOORINGS THE MOORINGS COQUINA SANDS THE MOORINGS 4223 Gordon Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web Id 215001052 $13,500,000 3565 Fort Charles Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web Id OMEA012815IHE $10,750,000 3250 Gin Lane Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web Id 215002707 $9,650,000 PORT ROYAL PORT ROYAL PORT ROYAL Galleon Drive Phil Collins 239.404.6800 Web Id 214053711 $18,500,000 3845 Fort Charles Drive Peter Reppucci 239.595.6500 Web Id 214060903 $15,950,000 1777 Galleon Drive Frank Sajtar 239.776.8382 Web Id 215009482 $15,500,000 746 & 770 Spyglass Lane Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web Id GOME090514IHE $14,800,000 PORT ROYAL PORT ROYAL PORT ROYAL PORT ROYAL 775 Galleon Drive Rick Marquardt 239.289.4158 Web Id 211520623 $7,795,000 3060 Green Dolphin Lane Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web Id 210027761 $5,185,000 3530 Fort Charles Drive Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web Id 214048431 $4,950,000 PORT ROYAL PORT ROYAL PORT ROYAL PORT ROYAL 705 Coral Drive Caroline Bennett 239.537.2800 Web Id 215000653 $1,245,000 671 Portside Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web Id 214039221 $1,195,000 3003 Crayton Road Steve Smiley 239.298.4327 Web Id 214057915 $1,150,000 636 Wedge Drive Heather Hobrock 239.370.3944 Web Id 215007617 $975,000 2900 Crayton Road Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web Id 214055235 $895,000 COQUINA SANDS THE MOORINGS THE MOORINGS THE MOORINGS THE MOORINGS Lions Gate #103 Carol Sheehy 239.340.9300 Web Id 214054860 $799,000 Lausanne #501-S Gary Blaine 239.595.2912 Web Id 214053916 $779,999 Admiralty Point #203 Sandra McCarthy-Meeks 239.287.7921 Web Id 214024896 $695,000 THE MOORINGS THE MOORINGS THE MOORINGS Bordeaux Club #108 Richard/Susie Culp 239.290.2200 Web Id 214059336 $549,000 Executive Club #409 Richard/Susie Culp 239.290.2200 Web Id 215001811 $539,000 Orleans #202 Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web Id 215009187 $425,000 THE MOORINGS THE MOORINGS THE MOORINGS 250 Bahia Point Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web Id 215001381 $4,450,000 THE MOORINGS Coquina Sands / The Moorings 2999 Crayton Road Patrick O'Connor 239.293.9411 Web Id 214036479 $2,100,000 THE MOORINGSpremiersothebysrealty.com Page 3
413 Broad Avenue South Jeannie McGearty 239.248.4333 Web Id 215007940 $1,225,000 Bayfront #4303 Tom Gasbarro 239.404.4883 Web Id 214047381 $855,000 Dorset Club #103 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web Id 214023773 $795,000 OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES Naples Marina Villas #5 Paul Gray 239.273.0403 Web Id 214051019 $625,000 Olde Naples Seaport #BS-8 Daniel Pregont 239.272.8020 Web Id 214022971 $599,000 Franciscan Gardens #830 Sarah Theiss 239.269.0300 Web Id 214036250 $575,500 OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES 210 11th Avenue South Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web Id 213503555 $3,995,000 940 7th Street South Heather Hobrock 239.370.3944 Web Id 214037273 $3,950,000 627 5th Avenue North Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web Id 215002512 $3,695,000 719 17th Avenue South Cindy Thompson 239.860.6513 Web Id 215000218 $3,160,000 426 Gulf Shore Boulevard North Virginia/Randy Wilson 239.450.9090 Web Id 214066630 $2,750,000 OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES AQUALANE SHORES OLD NAPLES 30 15th Avenue South Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web Id 215004904 $12,900,000 38 Broad Avenue South Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web Id 214027970 $10,900,000 989 Aqua Circle Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web Id 214055128 $5,950,000 315 3rd Avenue North Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web Id 214055515 $4,390,000 OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES AQUALANE SHORES OLD NAPLES 1300 Curlew Avenue Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web Id 214069206 $2,600,000 677 Bougainvillea Road Erik David Barber 323.513.6391 Web Id 214055640 $2,395,000 2035 Snook Drive Gary Blaine 239.595.2912 Web Id 214020827 $2,195,000 315 6th Street North Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 Web Id 214062523 $2,150,000 Residences of Old Naples #2 Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 Web Id 214063352 $1,995,000 ROYAL HARBOR OLD NAPLES ROYAL HARBOR OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES Regent #4N Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 Web Id 213024984 $8,500,000 Provence #PH6 Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.261.6200 Web Id 215001656 $7,495,000 Le Rivage #11N Amy Becker/Leah Ritchey 239.272.3229 Web Id 214059531 $7,100,000 334 Pirates Bight Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web Id 214029943 $6,250,000 PARK SHORE PARK SHORE PARK SHORE PARK SHORE 4215 Crayton Road Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web Id GEIG111813IHE $5,995,000 308 Neapolitan Way Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 Web Id 213024991 $4,600,000 315 Pirates Bight Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web Id 214055933 $4,195,000 311 Neapolitan Way Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web Id 212035092 $3,795,000 Aria #601 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web Id 215009015 $3,695,000 PARK SHORE PARK SHORE PARK SHORE PARK SHORE PARK SHORE Aria #603 Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.261.6200 Web Id 214010920 $3,100,000 Le Ciel Venetian Tower #1104 Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433 Web Id 215003575 $2,600,000 Le Ciel Park Tower #1603 Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 Web Id 214067287 $2,500,000 La Mer #PH-102 Gary Blaine 239.595.2912 Web Id 214030539 $2,395,000 750 Fountainhead Lane Sherree Woods 239.877.7770 Web Id 214059701 $2,295,000 PARK SHORE PARK SHORE PARK SHORE PARK SHORE PARK SHORE Old Naples / Aqualane Shores / Royal Harbor 740 5th Avenue North Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 Web Id 214048079 $1,495,000 OLD NAPLES Park Shore premiersothebysrealty.com Page 4
426 Gulf Shore Boulevard North Virginia/Randy Wilson 239.450.9090 Web Id 214066630 $2,750,000 315 3rd Avenue North Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web Id 214055515 $4,390,000 Residences of Old Naples #2 Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 Web Id 214063352 $1,995,000 334 Pirates Bight Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web Id 214029943 $6,250,000 Aria #601 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web Id 215009015 $3,695,000 750 Fountainhead Lane Sherree Woods 239.877.7770 Web Id 214059701 $2,295,000 7828 Cocobay Court Linda Piatt 239.269.2322 Web Id 215005200 $1,725,000 Montenero #308 Frank Pezzuti 239.216.2445 Web Id 214025140 $1,575,000 354 Carlton Place Jerry Wachowicz 239.777.0741 Web Id 215001431 $1,495,000 PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY 6555 Marissa Loop Friley Saucier 239.293.3532 Web Id 215006862 $1,099,000 Pointe #201 Jerry Wachowicz 239.777.0741 Web Id 214011798 $975,000 571 Gulf Park Drive Richard/Susie Culp 239.290.2200 Web Id 214055628 $895,000 L'ambiance #201 Ellen Eggland 239.571.7192 Web Id 214059977 $895,000 Grosvenor #304 Jerry Wachowicz 239.777.0741 Web Id 214063084 $849,900 PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY 577 Devils Lane Linda Perry/Judy Perry 239.404.7052 Web Id 214062290 $1,200,000 Colonade #1003 Bonnie Nageon De Lestang 239.280.6997 Web Id 215008747 $959,000 Colonade #2502 Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web Id 215002086 $829,000 Park Shore Landings #133 Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 Web Id 215009581 $785,000 Allegro #3C Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 Web Id 214069604 $625,000 PARK SHORE PARK SHORE PARK SHORE PARK SHORE PARK SHORE Park Plaza #1204 Susan Barton 239.860.1412 Web Id 214058285 $2,200,000 Venetian Villas #600 Tom/Tess McCarthy 239.243.5520 Web Id 214055458 $1,995,000 Venetian Villas #200 William Callahan 239.272.5756 Web Id 215004505 $1,795,000 Park Plaza #700 Sherree Woods 239.877.7770 Web Id 213506207 $1,765,000 720 Fountainhead Lane Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web Id 214026454 $1,295,000 PARK SHORE PARK SHORE PARK SHORE PARK SHORE PARK SHORE Montenero #PH 1907 Cathy Owen 239.269.3118 Web Id 214059509 $4,295,000 683 Annemore Lane Janet Rathbun 239.860.0012 Web Id 214023002 $2,195,000 PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY 504 Bay Villas Lane Fahada Saad/Janice Fonda 239.659.5145 Web Id 213018448 $659,000 St. Tropez #501 Gary Blaine 239.595.2912 Web Id 215009318 $594,900 Hyde Park #C-104 Jane Darling 239.290.3112 Web Id 214013332 $525,000 Glencove #3505 Agnes Zak 239.287.8036 Web Id 215006281 $435,000 Glencove #1207 Linda Ohler 239.404.6460 Web Id MULL110314IHE $375,000 PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY 9675 Mashie Court Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web Id 214055481 $6,750,000 9751 Bentgrass Bend Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web Id 214060998 $6,595,000 Brighton #901 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web Id 215001696 $4,500,000 Trieste #101 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web Id 213018474 $2,995,000 ESTATES AT BAY COLONY ESTATES AT BAY COLONY BAY COLONY BAY COLONY Salerno #204 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web Id 215004165 $1,695,000 Mansion La Palma #604 Jennifer/Dave Urness 239.273.7731 Web Id 214067637 $1,595,000 Toscana #204 Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433 Web Id 213025019 $1,395,000 Toscana #202 Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433 Web Id 213506357 $1,225,000 Mansion La Palma #103 Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433 Web Id 215005497 $989,000 BAY COLONY BAY COLONY BAY COLONY BAY COLONY BAY COLONY Pelican Bay 822 Rue Deville Jane Darling 239.290.3112 Web Id 214070237 $1,295,000 PELICAN BAY Bay Colony premiersothebysrealty.com Page 5
6480 Sandalwood Lane Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web Id 214036196 $999,000 107 Trinidad Street Cynthia Corogin 239.393.6747 Web Id 214048013 $998,000 4943 Rustic Oaks Circle Karen Stockinger 239.405.2574 Web Id 214067793 $998,000 LIVINGSTON WOODS ISLES OF CAPRI BANYAN WOODS 2830 Coach House Way Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web Id 214051877 $995,000 814 Wyndemere Way Bordner/Hurvitz 239.560.2921 Web Id 215006313 $925,000 Lesina #801 Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web Id 215009502 $899,000 COACHMAN GLEN WYNDEMERE HAMMOCK BAY Seasons #1202 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web Id 215001965 $4,500,000 8 West Pelican Street Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web Id 214041281 $3,700,000 4429 Club Estates Drive Lizette Candela/Jane Bond 239.293.2378 Web Id 214053890 $2,595,000 172 Cajeput Drive Sue Black 239.250.5611 Web Id 215003566 $2,485,000 NAPLES CAY ISLES OF CAPRI CLUB ESTATES PINE RIDGE 9024 Terranova Drive Suzanne Amon 239.216.3906 Web Id 214047429 $1,750,000 Clermont #F-205 Tom/Tess McCarthy 239.243.5520 Web Id 215009806 $525,000 Clermont #104 Linda Perry/Judy Perry 239.404.7052 Web Id 214051104 $422,000 Arielle #406 Terri Moellers 239.404.7887 Web Id 215006204 $369,000 PELICAN MARSH PELICAN MARSH PELICAN MARSH PELICAN MARSH 63 Eugenia Drive Sue Black 239.250.5611 Web Id 214037097 $2,150,000 4437 Club Estates Drive Lizette Candela/Jane Bond 239.293.2378 Web Id 214054067 $2,144,000 5220 Old Gallows Way Richard/Susie Culp 239.290.2200 Web Id 214063267 $1,268,000 60 Logan Boulevard South Bill Duy 239.641.7634 Web Id 214045015 $1,095,000 425 Terracina Court Beth McNichols 239.821.3304 Web Id 214042006 $1,050,000 PINE RIDGE CLUB ESTATES KENSINGTON LOGAN WOODS VINEYARDS 801 Villa Florenza Drive Jutta V. Lopez/Al Lopez 239.659.5113 Web Id 214068612 $850,000 63 North Street Sue Black 239.250.5611 Web Id 215003002 $795,000 2130 Curtis Street Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web Id 214052852 $700,000 1031 Oriole Circle Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 Web Id 214035465 $669,000 Lesina #1203 Michael/Maureen Joyce 239.285.6275 Web Id 214070599 $628,000 VINEYARDS PINE RIDGE BAY PARK NAPLES BATH & TENNIS HAMMOCK BAY Lesina #406 Helga Wetzold 239.821.6905 Web Id 214058650 $599,000 3510 1st Ave SW Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web Id 214044527 $598,000 4831 Tallowood Way Vanya/Dimo Demirev 239.565.0550 Web Id 215008234 $595,000 5678 Lago Villaggio Way Mark Maran/Gordie Lazich 239.777.3301 Web Id 214061542 $499,900 1685 Serrano Circle Tatyana Bogdanova-Sallee 239.293.5017 Web Id 214061828 $499,900 HAMMOCK BAY GOLDEN GATE ESTATES GOLDEN GATE ESTATES GLEN EAGLE ANDALUCIA 12663 Biscayne Court Tom/Tess McCarthy 239.243.5520 Web Id 215008421 $495,000 6044 Dogleg Drive Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web Id 214041075 $489,000 Waterfront In Naples #2174 Frank Pezzuti 239.216.2445 Web Id 213010829 $449,900 14805 Canton Court Jack Despart 239.273.7931 Web Id 215005079 $389,000 510 Eagle Creek Drive Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web Id 214064793 $359,000 AVIANO LELY RESORT WATERFRONT IN NAPLES REFLECTION LAKES EAGLE CREEK Pelican Marsh Naples & Surrounds Aversana #1204 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web Id 214028046 $599,000 HAMMOCK BAYpremiersothebysrealty.com Page 6
172 Cajeput Drive Sue Black 239.250.5611 Web Id 215003566 $2,485,000 Arielle #406 Terri Moellers 239.404.7887 Web Id 215006204 $369,000 425 Terracina Court Beth McNichols 239.821.3304 Web Id 214042006 $1,050,000 Lesina #1203 Michael/Maureen Joyce 239.285.6275 Web Id 214070599 $628,000 1685 Serrano Circle Tatyana Bogdanova-Sallee 239.293.5017 Web Id 214061828 $499,900 510 Eagle Creek Drive Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web Id 214064793 $359,000 1517 Marsh Wren Lane Daniel Guenther 239.357.8121 Web Id 214018524 $1,910,000 1202 Gordon River Trail Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 Web Id 214040008 $1,650,000 1713 Venezia Way Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web Id 214007564 $1,525,000 L'ermitage #18 Jutta V. Lopez/Al Lopez 239.659.5113 Web Id 214053736 $1,250,000 Traditions #102 Jutta V. Lopez/Al Lopez 239.659.5113 Web Id 214031407 $699,000 GREY OAKS GREY OAKS GREY OAKS GREY OAKS GREY OAKS 2922 Indigobush Way Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web Id 215002069 $4,275,000 2526 Day Lily Place Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web Id 214056423 $3,999,000 1473 Anhinga Pointe Melissa Williams 239.248.7238 Web Id 209007441 $3,995,000 1659 Chinaberry Court Tess/Tom McCarthy 239.207.0118 Web Id 215004591 $3,995,000 1474 Anhinga Pointe Melissa Williams 239.248.7238 Web Id 214057895 $3,450,000 GREY OAKS GREY OAKS GREY OAKS GREY OAKS GREY OAKS 1261 Gordon River Trail Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 Web Id 214003197 $7,995,000 1234 Gordon River Trail Melissa Williams 239.248.7238 Web Id 214000494 $7,495,000 1213 Gordon River Trail Daniel Guenther 239.357.8121 Web Id 214007227 $6,995,000 1416 Nighthawk Pointe Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 Web Id 215001955 $5,695,000 GREY OAKS GREY OAKS GREY OAKS GREY OAKS 1942 Cocoplum Court Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web Id 215009796 $2,475,000 2621 Bulrush Lane Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web Id 215003305 $2,425,000 2370 Alexander Palm Drive Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web Id 215009782 $2,375,000 1513 Marsh Wren Lane Daniel Guenther 239.357.8121 Web Id 214029823 $2,339,000 2809 Tarower Way Jutta V. Lopez/Al Lopez 239.659.5113 Web Id 214055357 $2,150,000 GREY OAKS GREY OAKS GREY OAKS GREY OAKS GREY OAKS Aversana #1204 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web Id 214028046 $599,000 Grey Oaks premiersothebysrealty.com Page 7BE WELL ADDRESSEDExperience luxury living redened at Residences at Mercato, a gated enclave of 52 homes and villas accentuated by custom outdoor living areas designed to emphasize year-round leisure. This exclusive neighborhood oers urban living at its nest in a walkable atmosphere among the very best shopping, dining and entertainment southwest Florida has to oer. Couple this with one of Naples most beautiful beaches only minutes from your front door and youll understand why Mercatos location is so exciting. Marketed exclusively byEach office is independently owned and operated THE LUTGERT COMPANIES 239.594.9400 | residencesatmercato.com Villas & single-family homes/Pre-construction from $1.2 million 9123 Strada Place, Suite 7125 Naples, FL 34108
5935 Barclay Lane Jane Bond 239.595.9515 Web Id 213513395 $835,000 Castillo #103 Paul Gray 239.273.0403 Web Id 215005230 $799,000 5930 Barclay Lane Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web Id 215009943 $769,000 THE STRAND TIBURON THE STRAND 7391 Monteverde Way Jennifer/Dave Urness 239.273.7731 Web Id 214039941 $759,000 348 Chancery Circle Jane Bond 239.595.9515 Web Id 214060043 $750,000 11989 Heather Woods Court Paul Koch 305.586.5309 Web Id 214058257 $699,000 228 Cheshire Way Jane Bond 239.595.9515 Web Id 214060038 $650,000 Lemuria #1103 Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web Id 215003038 $649,000 OLDE CYPRESS AUDUBON COUNTRY CLUB TWINEAGLES AUDUBON COUNTRY CLUB LEMURIA Aqua #605 John D'Amelio 239.961.5996 Web Id 213512733 $2,095,000 11864 Hedgestone Court John D'Amelio 239.961.5996 Web Id 214061847 $1,675,000 Residences III #505 Suzanne Ring 239.821.7550 Web Id 214068412 $1,599,000 9255 Mercato Way Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web Id 215007191 $1,525,000 Ventana #B-502 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web Id 214067147 $1,495,000 PELICAN ISLE TWINEAGLES PELICAN ISLE MERCATO TIBURON 15923 Roseto Way Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 Web Id 214047087 $5,995,000 15139 Brolio Lane Brenda Grimes 203.246.0306 Web Id 214034118 $3,299,000 Grande Geneva #1503 Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 Web Id 215008420 $2,330,000 Toscana #801 Erik David Barber 323.513.6391 Web Id 214060743 $2,195,000 MEDITERRA MEDITERRA THE DUNES TALIS PARK Grande Dominica #202 Jennifer/Dave Urness 239.273.7731 Web Id 214011752 $1,145,000 5741 English Oaks Lane Tatyana Bogdanova-Sallee 239.293.5017 Web Id 214035512 $997,000 Ventana #C-305 Sherree Woods 239.877.7770 Web Id 214056773 $975,000 THE DUNES OAKES ESTATES TIBURON 9901 Clear Lake Circle Bernie/Joe Garabed 239.571.2466 Web Id 215002123 $635,000 6785 Southern Oak Court Virginia/Randy Wilson 239.450.9090 Web Id 215006782 $624,900 1803 Imperial Golf Course Boulevard Sandra McCarthy-Meeks 239.287.7921 Web Id 214060311 $599,900 8050 Vera Cruz Way Lee Leatherwood 239.877.8861 Web Id 214039968 $595,000 10378 Quail Crown Drive Erik David Barber 323.513.6391 Web Id BARB111914IHE $539,000 WILSHIRE LAKES AUTUMN WOODS IMPERIAL GOLF ESTATES VILLAGES OF MONTEREY QUAIL CREEK VILLAGE 1805 Senegal Date Drive Bernie/Joe Garabed 239.571.2466 Web Id 215009045 $499,000 15551 Royal Fern Lane North Dominic Panozzo 239.821.9321 Web Id 214067848 $475,000 5901 Bermuda Lane Amy Becker/Leah Ritchey 239.272.3229 Web Id 214039302 $465,000 SATURNIA LAKES BAY FOREST ISLAND WALK Quartz Cove #201 Lynn Applebaum 239.776.5055 Web Id 214064268 $439,000 Coconut Bay #4504 Gordie Lazich 239.777.2033 Web Id 215006143 $385,000 821 101st Avenue North Filippo Mastrocola 239.370.2319 Web Id 214063193 $359,000 THE QUARRY BRIDGEWATER BAY NAPLES PARK North Naples 2743 Olde Cypress Drive Jane Bond 239.595.9515 Web Id 211522993 $1,595,000 OLDE CYPRESS 5930 English Oaks Lane Pat Duggan/Rhonda Dowdy 239.213.7445 Web Id 215010198 $569,900 OAKES ESTATESpremiersothebysrealty.com Page 8
Lemuria #1103 Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web Id 215003038 $649,000 Ventana #B-502 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web Id 214067147 $1,495,000 Toscana #801 Erik David Barber 323.513.6391 Web Id 214060743 $2,195,000 10378 Quail Crown Drive Erik David Barber 323.513.6391 Web Id BARB111914IHE $539,000 5901 Bermuda Lane Amy Becker/Leah Ritchey 239.272.3229 Web Id 214039302 $465,000 821 101st Avenue North Filippo Mastrocola 239.370.2319 Web Id 214063193 $359,000 1180 Blue Hill Creek Drive Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web Id 215007854 $1,395,000 1221 Stone Court Cynthia Corogin 239.393.6747 Web Id 212026671 $1,349,500 309 Rookery Court Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web Id 215008589 $1,285,000 190 Angler Court Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web Id 214052845 $1,150,000 460 Pheasant Court ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web Id 214062297 $1,095,000 MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND 1085 Caxambas Court Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web Id 214023344 $985,000 Les Falls #506 Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 Web Id 215001467 $819,000 Royal Seafarer #206 Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web Id 214071104 $719,000 MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND 1539 Heights Court Paul Strong 239.404.3280 Web Id 214052753 $6,750,000 589 Inlet Drive Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web Id 214034514 $3,475,000 940 Tulip Court Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web Id 214063680 $3,084,850 580 Bareld Drive South Paul Strong 239.404.3280 Web Id 215006843 $2,950,000 MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND Vanderbilt Gulfside #302 Pat Callis 239.250.0562 Web Id 215009198 $949,000 245 Heron Avenue Ruth Trettis 239.571.6760 Web Id 214048586 $650,000 Vanderbilt Bay #211 Pat Callis 239.250.0562 Web Id 213508100 $649,000 Regatta #304 Bernard Minarcin 239.269.6855 Web Id 215008803 $589,000 VANDERBILT BEACH VANDERBILT BEACH VANDERBILT BEACH VANDERBILT BEACH 1405 Buttereld Court Paul Strong 239.404.3280 Web Id 214058366 $2,350,000 Veracruz #904 Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 Web Id 215000257 $2,350,000 Belize #1104 Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 Web Id 212039528 $2,049,000 65 Bareld Drive North Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web Id 214051256 $1,695,000 781 Caxambas Drive Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 Web Id 214064647 $1,500,000 MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND Royal Marco Point #312 Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web Id 215008801 $699,000 Esplanade #403 Cullen Shaughnessy 239.248.3978 Web Id 214063880 $659,000 1858 Granada Drive Vince Colace 239.260.3333 Web Id 214064822 $574,700 MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND Esplanade II #209 Roe Tamagni 239.398.1222 Web Id 214061798 $535,000 600 Waterside Drive Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web Id 214063935 $525,000 651 Inlet Drive Paul Strong 239.404.3280 Web Id 213508883 $499,000 South Seas #607 Helga Wetzold 239.821.6905 Web Id 214070926 $469,500 South Seas #805 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web Id 214064020 $459,000 MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND Camelot #205 Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web Id 214011548 $445,000 South Seas Club #407 Helga Wetzold 239.821.6905 Web Id 214051568 $438,900 608 Waterside Drive Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web Id 214063892 $425,000 1978 San Marco Road Paul Strong 239.404.3280 Web Id 214070387 $399,000 South Seas #208 Vince Colace 239.260.3333 Web Id 214058348 $379,999 MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND Vanderbilt Beach Marco Island 187 Dan River Court Vince Colace 239.260.3333 Web Id 214041144 $728,000 MARCO ISLANDpremiersothebysrealty.com Page 9
Callista #201 Michael/Maureen Joyce 239.285.6275 Web Id 214045982 $399,900 Cascada #101 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web Id 214063237 $399,000 8595 Pepper Tree Way Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web Id 214038057 $379,900 FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK Cascada #101 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web Id 214062810 $369,000 Cherry Oaks #102 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web Id 215008806 $364,900 Varenna #202 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web Id 214065034 $362,900 FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK 8417 Mallards Way ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web Id 215007999 $549,000 8980 Cherry Oaks Trail Karena DeWitt 931.205.2800 Web Id 214061808 $535,000 Menaggio #201 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web Id 214024901 $520,000 Serena #202 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web Id 214048308 $449,000 Serena #202 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web Id 214063025 $449,000 FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK 8584 Majorca Lane Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web Id 214046498 $1,499,000 Cherry Oaks #202 Helga Wetzold 239.821.6905 Web Id 214047374 $599,000 Cherry Oaks #202 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web Id 215008874 $595,000 Cascada #202 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web Id 214068393 $549,900 FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK 3106 Aviamar Circle ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web Id 215009548 $449,000 Varenna #104 Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web Id 215010019 $449,000 Serena #202 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web Id 214037081 $445,000 Serena #102 Paul Strong 239.404.3280 Web Id 214038837 $439,000 8552 Pepper Tree Way ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web Id 214061737 $425,000 FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK 15172/174 Wiles Drive West Jane Reader Weaver 239.850.9555 Web Id 214068122 $7,000,000 16910 Captiva Drive Jane Reader Weaver 239.850.9555 Web Id 214043066 $4,730,000 16183 Captiva Drive Jim Branyon 239.565.3233 Web Id 214070233 $3,985,000 3411 West Gulf Drive Jane Reader Weaver 239.850.9555 Web Id 213506506 $3,740,000 CAPTIVA CAPTIVA CAPTIVA SANIBEL Kimball Lodge #306 Wil Rivait 239.464.8108 Web Id 214069908 $1,200,000 1331 Sand Castle Road Kara Cuscaden 239.470.1516 Web Id 215004740 $985,000 1519 SW 53rd Terrace Stephanie Bissett 239.292.3707 Web Id 214047615 $799,000 1228 Anhinga Lane Brooke Brownyard 239.281.4179 Web Id 214045593 $625,000 SANIBEL SANIBEL CAPE CORAL SANIBEL Sanibel Arms West #M8 Kara Cuscaden 239.470.1516 Web Id 214065048 $495,000 8675 Southwind Bay Circle Augustina Holtz 914.648.8888 Web Id 214062210 $454,500 5413 Whispering Willow Way Fern Ritacca 239.405.6210 Web Id 215003279 $449,000 Island Reef Club #103 Stephanie Bissett 239.292.3707 Web Id 214029215 $380,000 Bellavista #32E Maxwell Thompson 239.989.3855 Web Id 214068409 $374,800 SANIBEL FORT MYERS FORT MYERS FORT MYERS BEACH GULF HARBOUR YACHT & CC Sanibel / Captiva / Fort Myers 8515 Bellagio Drive Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web Id 214063718 $749,000 FIDDLER'S CREEK Fiddler's Creek premiersothebysrealty.com Page 10 2514 Blind Pass Court Jane Reader Weaver 239.850.9555 Web Id 214070843 $1,425,000 SANIBEL
8595 Pepper Tree Way Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web Id 214038057 $379,900 Varenna #202 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web Id 214065034 $362,900 Serena #202 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web Id 214063025 $449,000 Cascada #202 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web Id 214068393 $549,900 8552 Pepper Tree Way ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web Id 214061737 $425,000 3411 West Gulf Drive Jane Reader Weaver 239.850.9555 Web Id 213506506 $3,740,000 1228 Anhinga Lane Brooke Brownyard 239.281.4179 Web Id 214045593 $625,000 Bellavista #32E Maxwell Thompson 239.989.3855 Web Id 214068409 $374,800 3788 Cracker Way Aysim Eserdag 239.404.6891 Web Id 215004872 $449,000 Vistas #405 Ray Felitto 239.910.5340 Web Id 212019491 $399,900 3631 Sawgrass Court Harriet Harnar 239.273.5443 Web Id 214059019 $349,000 BONITA BAY BONITA BAY BONITA BAY 201 Barefoot Beach Boulevard Lisa Tashjian 239.259.7024 Web Id 215000323 $4,750,000 10540 Timber Lawn Drive Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web Id 214066416 $1,399,000 3616 Glenwater Lane Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web Id 214064207 $1,195,000 25031 Pennyroyal Drive Scott Fogel 239.989.2152 Web Id 214063333 $879,000 22221 Kenwood Isle Drive Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web Id 214049783 $859,000 BAREFOOT BEACH THE BROOKS PELICAN LANDING PELICAN LANDING THE BROOKS 26471 Rookery Lake Drive Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web Id 214065434 $3,775,000 Azure #2603 Ginger/Michael Lickley 239.860.4661 Web Id 215002024 $2,399,000 Tavira #301 Ginger/Michael Lickley 239.860.4661 Web Id 214017921 $1,499,000 Tavira #304 Ginger/Michael Lickley 239.860.4661 Web Id 214005560 $1,499,000 Estancia #801 Cathy/Jim McCormick 239.850.4278 Web Id 215003439 $1,199,000 BONITA BAY BONITA BAY BONITA BAY BONITA BAY BONITA BAY 26203 Isle Way Teresa Rucker 239.281.2376 Web Id 214014280 $999,000 Azure #201 Ginger/Michael Lickley 239.860.4661 Web Id 214055054 $875,000 Waterford #201 Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web Id 214057777 $535,000 BONITA BAY BONITA BAY BONITA BAY 3616 Heron Point Court Umscheid/Coburn 239.691.3541 Web Id 214043552 $799,900 27548 Bayshore Drive Suzanne Ring 239.821.7550 Web Id 213504436 $745,000 3780 Lakemont Drive Scott Fogel 239.989.2152 Web Id 214057383 $649,000 28512 Sombrero Drive Jane Bond 239.595.9515 Web Id 214060680 $579,000 PELICAN LANDING IMPERIAL SHORES PELICAN LANDING SPANISH WELLS 28468 Del Lago Way Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web Id 214055672 $515,000 28321 Moray Drive Fern Ritacca 847.361.3376 Web Id KNOX080114IHE $425,000 11588 Aron Court Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web Id 214068049 $379,000 21729 Bella Terra Boulevard Michael Patton 239.994.7770 Web Id 215007626 $379,000 23456 Olde Meadowbrook Circle Ginger/Michael Lickley 239.860.4661 Web Id 214005289 $369,900 SPANISH WELLS VILLAGE WALK STONEYBROOK BELLA TERRA MEADOWBROOK 13641 Southampton Drive Ryan Batey 239.287.9159 Web Id 214052174 $350,600 11233 Monte Carlo Boulevard Jacquie Lewisy 239.227.3070 Web Id 215010106 $324,000 Paloma #101 Katie Benham 239.222.2268 Web Id 214053558 $235,000 Lighthouse Bay #204 Fern Ritacca 239.405.6210 Web Id 215009994 $229,000 Waterford #1005 Ryan Batey 239.287.9159 Web Id 215005630 $149,900 WORTHINGTON PALOMA PALMIRA GOLF CLUB THE BROOKS WORTHINGTON 25380 Busy Bee Drive Vanya/Dimo Demirev 239.565.0550 Web Id 215009916 $975,000 SAN CARLOS ESTATES Bonita Springs & Surrounds premiersothebysrealty.com Page 11 23889 Sanctuary Lakes Court Marilyn Moir 239.919.2400 Web Id 214036883 $809,000 PELICAN LANDING
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