www.FloridaWeekly.com PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Vol. VII, No. 27 FREEWEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 2015 Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store. OPINION A4 PROFILE IN PARADISE A6 TRAFFIC WATCH A14 HEALTHY LIVING A24 ON THE MOVE B2 NETWORKING B7-8 HOUSE HUNTING B10 OPEN HOUSE MAP B26 FILM REVIEW C15 BOOK REVIEW C16 ANTIQUES C20 SAVE THE DATE C26 INSIDE SocietyNAA National Art Encounter and more in our photos from around town. C29-30 Pet projectCollier County DAS has furry friends in need of forever homes. A26 Viva la France!ArtsNaples World Festival celebrates the culture of France. C1 BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.com A piece of expert advice: Dont touch the gopher tortoises. It seems the goodhearted people of downtown Naples are hell-bent on rehoming the protected species to the Naples Preserve at the corner of Fleischmann Boulevard and Tamiami Trail despite the fact that the tortoises we see are almost never lost or in need of aid. It would be like if I saw you walking down the street and I would pick you up and drop you off in Fort Myers, Becky Speer, a naturalist at the city-owned preserve, says. You wouldnt have a house. You wouldnt know where the groceries are. The 9.5-acre Naples Preserve is home to about 140 tortoises, even though its only large enough to accommodate three as the species ideally prefers in nature, Ms. Speer says. The tortoises naturally find hospitable homes themselves, but territorial disputes ensue among the males when they are packed into a tiny space. A male that has been unceremoniously dumped at the preserve doesnt know what to do, Ms. Speer continues. Other males will attack it and try to get it out of there. It doesnt know where to run and hide. Its disoriented it cant think straight.Gopher tortoises dig Naples Preserve, but its not all goodSEE PRESERVE, A18 the new hungryThe economy has rebounded, while the number of people seeking help has soared. story by roger williams email@example.com yyg y Outside the open door, a line of people extends down a stubby sidewalk. There are mothers with children. There are old people. A few couples stand amidst the men and women who have come alone. Many of them have cars and trucks, which are parked around the yard and beside the big vegetable garden in ECKY CROCKETT AND JUDY FRENCH ARE WORKING THE TABLES IN THE long front room of a little red-brick house in east Lee Countys Alva, a couple of miles west of the Hendry County line.SEE HUNGRY, A8 Bpercent of food U.S. wastes BY THE NUMBERS: millions of pounds distributed to the hungry by Harry Chapin Food Bank last year. It was only 3.4 million in 2008.2031 percent of our citizens are food insecure.25 Bid high, bid oftenThe auctioneers tricks of the trade B1
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA2 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 2015 Bring Your Highest Expectations LIVINGSTON ROADPINE RIDGE ROAD EXIT 107WHIPPORWILL LANE N COMMENTARY Meet Amanda and the Big Giant EyeballIn American storytelling, comic books represent the Saturday night carnival or the town parade, not the symphony orchestra or the award-winning Broadway play. They crash onto the scene with bursting colors and bawdy swagger, setting the night ablaze in a neon sizzle-and-pop that might be mistaken as superficial. But no. In the greatest comic books, the most powerful ideas in Western culture appear without being trivialized especially in the superhero comics: Batman and Superman and Spider Man and Captain America and Wonder Woman and The Flash. Now, in the tradition of those iconic templates, comes Amanda and the Big Giant Eyeball, built from the bones of a weird little place on the Southwest coast of Florida: the one-time home of Cyrus Teed and the Koreshan Unity. The universe lies inside a great orb, which happens to be the shape of an eyeball, which young Amanda discovers in a mostly abandoned lab, and saves because she knows its sentient and even powerful. And then her older self streaks in from the future to save her life from a violentprone Teed and his killer Monkey Puzzle trees, but tries to dump the eyeball, and all of a sudden. well, thats for you to find out. Set in Florida and based on real events, the story is the work of Florida Weeklys Fort Myers managing editor, Osvaldo Padilla with the art of Ivan Barriga (drawings) and Kristy Swan (colour, as she spells it in England), a cover by Lee County tattoo artist Andy Howl and a logo designed by Florida Weeklys Hannah Arnone. Its a dazzling tour de force of the comic book art form. I introduce this to you now because I believe in nepotism for the right reasons and the book is available here: comixology.com as well as in stores throughout the area. And also because sometimes, when prayer or medications dont work, a good comic book might save your life. Like any great comic, Mr. Padillas story raises these questions: What is right or wrong? What is love or its flip side, tyranny? And what are memory, history and understanding in the face of indoctrination? All the great comics can answer those questions, or at least raise them. But how about this question you can also consider in Amanda and the Big Giant Eyeball: Are you the same person as an adult who walked in your skin when you were 8 or 10 years old? Thats what Amanda learns in this vivid story. Mr. Padilla got the idea in part from the very close relationship he has with his daughter, Julianna, now 10. Children are idealists, he realized, and they understand the world with its wonders, its mercies and its cruelties, in straightforward ways adults may not. Anymore. Mr. Padilla is a remarkable story in his own right. The son of immigrants who were lucky to escape Cuba alive in the 1960s, he watched the values of his father and mother collide with American culture like a couple of freight trains, from the little family home in the Miami satellite town of Hialeah. His dad worked as a line foreman in a tennis shoe factory, while his mom worked sewing clothes at another factory, then came home to do piece work at night with a sewing machine she kept in the tiny front room. Neither one of them could speak English well. But there was school for Mr. Padilla, a very diverse neighborhood and a corner newstand. The reason Im a managing editor now is because I use to read Spider Man, Superman, The Incredible Hulk this was like 1980 (when Mr. Padilla was about 9 years old). And he went on, with scholarships, to earn undergraduate and graduate college degrees the first in his family from the prestigious George Washington University and later Northwestern University. Those comic-book plot lines it was so much better than television, he told me. The special effects were unparalleled, and even if you could go see spectacular special effects in a movie like Star Wars (1976), you couldnt easily see them again. But with the comics, it was every day. And each day, his mother gave him two quarters to pedal his bike to the corner bakery and buy a snack, usually a guava-filled pastelito. But the young Mr. Padilla hoarded a quarter a day and saved up for a new comic. It changed his life. And now hes made one that can change our lives. When youre growing up in Hialeah, he said, sometimes you dont think you can ever do anything or get out of there but now this is done. Crossed off the bucket list. Amanda and the Big Giant Eyeball is available at the following locations: Franklin Shops, 2200 First St., Fort Myers; 333-3130 Comics Cards & Stuff, 3563 Fowler St. Fort Myers; 939-0878 Cool Comics and Games, 231 Del Prado Blvd., Cape Coral; 573-7468 Beach Book Nook, Santini Marina Plaza Shopping Center, 7205 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach; 463-3999 Estero River Out tters, 20991 S. Tamiami Trail, Estero; 992-4050 comixology.com amazon.com t F a E A W roger WILLIAMSrwilliams@floridaweekly.com H l n h c r y p i s e t h o n E n Mr
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 2015 OPINION rich LOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly Hillary Clintons joyless rideYou can never know what that wacky Hillary Clinton will do next. At the outset of her latest presidential campaign, she decided to drive from New York to Iowa for her first campaign stop. Or, to be more precise, she decided to be driven to Iowa by a Secret Service agent as part of a three-car caravan in keeping with her security needs. For a former first lady and global celebrity, this is traveling light and spontaneous lets load up the Secret Service detail and blow this joint. Her campaign referred to her vehicle as her Scooby van, evoking the lovable madcap crew of the cartoon series. This could be considered a cute little affectation, until you realize that she campaigned in a van in her 2000 Senate race, and for the same reason: to appear more relatable (the Secret Service reportedly referred to that vehicle, too, as the Scooby-Doo van). Hillary Clinton has been reintroducing herself to the public for so long that even her manufactured stabs at authenticity arent entirely new. Of course, the image she is trying to live down is the Hillary of the Saturday Night Live sketches, with her gratingly insincere laugh and her cringe-inducing blatant calculations. It is her curse as a politician of stamina and determination, but not of natural grace, that her maneuvers to reveal her real self always feel like obvious maneuvers. To say that she lacks the light touch is almost as much of an understatement as saying her husband is not a monk. Hillarys worst moments on her book tour last year were her exaggerations, from the heights of her power, fame and wealth, of her own economic struggles. Negotiating the contrast between her middle-class message and her longtime upper-1-percent lifestyle would challenge an even more gifted politician. Driving is something everyday Americans do, well, every day; Hillary hasnt driven, not even a Scooby-Doo van, in 20 years. Perhaps Hillary can pull this off. It is easier to be a wealthy champion of the downtrodden as a Democrat. Consider Franklin Delano Roosevelt. But, with enough political ham-fistedness, its entirely possible to come off as an out-of-touch phony. Just ask John Kerry. Hillary is far closer to the leaden Kerry or Al Gore than she is to her husband or Barack Obama. As potentially the first woman to be elected president, of course, she has history on her side. Kerry and Gore didnt. But its not clear that this will work for her as powerfully as it did for Obama. His history-making first wasnt just another item on his resume. It reinforced his case that America needed a thoroughgoing break with the politics of the past. Hillary will have many strengths an electoral map that tilts toward the Democrats, a Republican Party that is still suffering a hangover from the Bush years, prodigious fundraising. But her planned road trip to the White House, even if she manages to get to her destination, will be more a grim forced march than a joyful excursion. Its motto might as well be: Oh, the fun we will pretend to have! Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review.Evangelical zeal drives Israeli policyPity the Republican presidential contenders. So many hoops to jump through, so many circles to square. They must convince their howling base that they support religious freedom laws while at the same time reassuring the more-moderate masses that they are not bigots. (Ask Indiana Gov. Mike Pence how tough a task that is.) They also must disavow or refuse to acknowledge climate change, evolution and other areas of scientific inquiry lest they offend the fervent evangelicals who populate their party in significant numbers. This kowtowing to ignorance offends rational voters (who abound in the general election), so hemming and hawing of the highest order is required. But there is one hot-button subject that Republican presidential aspirants are not allowed to finesse: unconditional and unwavering support for the state of Israel. Woe unto any major Republican figure presidential candidate or not who fails to toe the Israeli line something that Chuck Hagel and James A. Baker know all too well. Mr. Hagel, who recently stepped down as secretary of defense, became the center of a firestorm a couple of years back when he was quoted in a book as saying that the Jewish lobby intimidates a lot of people in Washington. (He later conceded that a more appropriate term would have been pro-Israel lobby instead of Jewish lobby.) When Mr. Hagel made those comments, he was a Republican United States senator from Nebraska. Mr. Hagel further infuriated his party by having the unmitigated gall to pledge allegiance to the United States of America. Im a United States senator, he said. Im not an Israeli senator. I support Israel. But my first interest is: I take an oath of office to the constitution of the United States. Not to a president, not to a party, not to Israel. William Kristol, the conservative commentator, was among the legion that pounced on Mr. Hagel, saying he possessed an unpleasant distaste for Israel and Jews. If Im not mistaken someone with an unpleasant distaste for Jews qualifies as an anti-Semite something that Mr. Hagel is not. The author who quoted Mr. Hagel is Aaron David Miller, who has advised six secretaries of state (in both Republican and Democratic administrations). There will be times when in effect, whether its settlements, whether its what to do about the peace process, whether its what to do about Iran, that the interests (of Israel and the United States) will not coincide, said Mr. Miller in defense of Mr. Hagel. Very few sitting senators and representatives, although I think they know that to be the case, are willing to express themselves on this subject. More recently, James Baker Ronald Reagans chief of staff and treasury secretary and George H.W. Bushs secretary of state found himself in the crosshairs of the Israel-first crowd. Mr. Baker gave a speech last month in which he criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for what he said were diplomatic missteps and political gamesmanship that have hindered attempts to fashion a peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians and complicated President Obamas attempts to reach a nuclear accord with Iran. The neocons were enraged, and Mr. Baker was characterized by one rightwing radio raver as someone who has always had a hate on for Israel. Jeb Bush, fearing guilt by association and damage to his unannounced presidential campaign, felt compelled to immediately distance and disassociate himself from the comments made by Mr. Baker, a longtime friend and political confidant of the Bush family. What is truly scary is that much of the over-the-top support for Israel within the Republican Party is driven by evangelical Christians who point to the biblical teaching that says Christ can only return if the Jews have their own state in the Holy Land. This dangerous and potentially disastrous melding of public policy and fundamentalist Christian belief within the Republican Party has been building and seems to grow stronger over time. Its proponents ludicrously denounce theocracy abroad while promoting it at home. Is Israel our most important ally in the Middle East? Yes. Should the United States come to Israels aid if it is the victim of a large-scale unprovoked attack? Of course. Since 1948, the United States has provided $121 billion in aid, mostly military, to Israel, and it is money well spent. Still, blind loyalty to a person or a state us just that blind. It would be encouraging if responsible, moderate members of the Republican Party rose in advance of the 2016 elections and affirmed that in the conduct of our national affairs sound policy trumps biblical prophecy. It would be nice if that occurred, but heres my own prophecy. It aint gonna happen. 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Dr. Mourselas will be joining our team on May 4th. We look forward to having him! GULFVIEWDENTISTRY.COMLOCATED IN THE FRENCH QUARTER 501 Goodlette Road North Suite B202 Naples, FL 34102 PROFILES IN PARADISEA go-giver who knows how to make a difference Lucille Ball once said, If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it. The more things you do, the more you can do. Thats certainly true of Adria Starkey, who has been thoroughly engaged in all aspects of the Naples community for more than 25 years, from the Collier County Medical Society Alliance and the local Economic Development Council to Girls Inc. (which grew into the Boys & Girls Club of Collier County), Angels Undercover, the Naples Children & Education Foundation and The Shelter for Abused Women & Children. Southwest Florida is a great place to live and work, says the executive vice president/Collier County president of FineMark National Bank & Trust. I have the pleasure of serving on the board of directors for Gulfshore Playhouse with Adria. When she joined our board last year, her impact was immediate: Under her chairmanship, the results of the theater companys annual gala tripled. I am a firm believer that art in all forms adds to the individual character and well-being of a person, she says. Adrias biggest and possibly most rewarding challenge was chairing the Naples Winter Wine Festival in 2014. I had two fantastic co-chairs, an amazing staff and wonderful co-trustees who all helped create our success $13.5 million raised for at-risk and underserved children in Collier County, she says. Adria was born in Youngstown, Ohio, and moved with her family to Hollywood, Fla., as a fourth-grader. Her father was born in Italy and migrated to this country when he was 11 years old. He was a wonderful role model, a World War II veteran and hugely patriotic, she says. He was killed in an automobile accident caused by a young man under the influence of drugs. Obviously this had a huge impact on my life, she says. I also was blessed with an amazing mother who truly came into her own when she was forced to due to my fathers early death. Adria always loved school. She graduated with a degree in finance and marketing from the University of Florida and has completed several post-graduate courses at The University of Miami, Florida International University and the University of North Carolina. I am a huge fan of continuous learning, she says. She started in the financial services business with Northern Trust in Miami and transferred to Naples in 1988. Two years later, she left Northern Trust for a commercial real estate development opportunity, and a few years after that started a wealth management team at First Union. As that position grew beyond Collier County, she was named regional president. First Union eventually became Wachovia and grew the market to include $5 billion in deposits, 1,100 employees and 101 financial centers. It was a wonderful opportunity for me and allowed me to work with great people and develop my leadership skills, she says. She retired from Wachovia in 2005 and in June 2009 started a small investment management firm, which she ran before joining FineMark in October 2013. It took me back to my roots, she says about the company that had been founded in 2007 by a group of Northern Trust executives who had experienced the same training and culture she had been exposed to early in her career. Adria is married to Jerry Starkey and together they have four children, who Adria considers her inspiration. Her hobbies and interests include fitness boot camp, yoga, golf, playing the piano and my wonderful book club and the amazing women in my mastermind group. Winston Churchill is attributed with saying, You make a living by what you get, but you make a life by what you give. Adria Starkey is truly a go-giver. r i a F e bobHARDEN firstname.lastname@example.org Talking points with Adria StarkeyAs a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? I was always changing my mind.First job: Mr. Donut. I sold lots of doughnuts and coffee.Something thats been on your mind: The tragedies going on in the world have been weighing heavily on my heart. I have had to turn the news off and just not listen more often than I would prefer.Something youll never understand: Sooo many things.Guilty pleasures: I love a great book or magazine and a bathtub lled with bubbles. Next vacation destination: Cuba in May and a family trip to Italy this summer.One thing on your bucket list: Hike a big mountain.Skill or talent you wish you had: I love to play the piano, but Im really bad. I wish I had an ear for music.Something people would be surprised to nd out about you: I was a card-carrying member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.Best thing about grandkids: I cant wait for this chapter to begin in my life. 2016 might just be my year.Pet peeve: People who focus on the negative and project negative energy on others.What are you most proud of? My children. They are all amazing.What the Paradise Coast really needs: A few more cool days.What you miss about the Paradise Coast when away: Whenever I come home from a trip, I am most grateful for the beauty, the wonderful light and the gorgeous beaches.
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 2015 back, maintained by volunteers. Once inside, they give Mrs. Crockett their names, collect bags, and allow the volunteers to fill them with boxes and cans and jars. With bread and rolls. There is also fresh produce in copious quantities: green squash and bell peppers. Collard greens, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, potatoes and even a large supply of white asparagus. Her children have never tasted asparagus, one mother tells another woman. On this occasion there is meat, too freshly butchered pork roasts and chops provided out of the blue by a man who lives across the street. He bought pigs at the Lee County Fair, had them butchered, and gave the food to the Alva United Methodist Food Pantry to help feed those whom officialdom no longer calls the hungry. Now, theyre called food insecure, and more than 160,000 of them, many working people, live on the Southwest Florida coast, according to numbers compiled by the Harry Chapin Food Bank. We only ask to see a drivers license or some ID we dont ask how much money they make or if they have a job, says Mrs. Crocket. We say a little prayer, adds Mrs. French, and we remind ourselves: Why theyre here is between them and God. Them and God and also the economy. In 2008, when the recession slammed into Southwest Florida like a hurricane, the Harry Chapin Food Bank provided 3.4 million pounds of food to needy people across the region and lines were suddenly much longer than they had been, recalls Al Brislain, president of the Food Bank. But last year, with the recession long over and unemployment rates descending to near 6 percent, the Food Bank distributed almost 20 million pounds of food. The reasons need is so high even postrecession are many, but they include the fact that many jobs pay low wages. What we have the people we see come to the pantries each week are typically the working poor, says Donna Connolly, a retired CPA and longtime volunteer with the Collier County Hunger and Homeless Coalition. They come in working uniforms, dad comes from landscaping or farming or roofing jobs, maybe. For them, I dont know that the recession is particularly over-over. Its hard to make ends meet. Angela Hogan, executive director of the Charlotte County Homeless Coalition, calls the jobs her clients hold, nametag jobs. In those jobs you can put three of them together, wear your name on your shirt in each job, and maybe call it a fulltime job, she says. You cant arrange childcare around it because theyre not going to give you a real schedule. Its impossible to plan a life around those kind of jobs. And whether they raise the minimum wage a little bit, or not that wont make a difference. Its the working poor. In a community like this based around a service economy, we will have the working poor. That recognition, and perhaps a little frustration about a wealthy society that wont try a little harder to help the working poor get less poor, leads her to this conclusion: We seem to have no plans to deal with this at this point (as a society), except to blame them.The food insecure solar systemBut many hundreds of Good Samaritans, or more, do a lot more than complain about people getting help here. The Harry Chapin Food Bank is the regional star in the solar system of roughly 150 that rely on the agency for supplies the nonprofits supported by the community, the churches, the momand-pop operations, school organizations and others. Those supplies come from more than 140 grocery stores where Harry Chapin retrieves food each week, including stores in such prominent chains as Walmart, Publix and Costco. And more recently, in what amounts to a huge qualitative change in the old system of help, food also arrives and is efficiently distributed in significant quantities from major farms in the area. It used to be, back in 2007, that we would handle maybe 50,000 pounds of fresh produce in a year, recalls Mr. Brislain. Two ladies in a Honda might show up (on a farm) and ask for a load of tomatoes. Wed drive up and say, Can you give us some cukes and your peppers and squash and potatoes? But in the last calendar year we provided almost seven million pounds of fresh produce a lot of it from the growers in Immokalee and Labelle and Lee County. That hasnt been simply because growers are more generous; its because Mr. Brislain and the food bank staff are a lot better organized. As the head of the Harry Chapin Food Bank and with a salary of $120,000, Mr. Brislain leads a staff of 60, including nine America Corps workers. Together with the board of trustees, Mr. Brislain and his staff rethought the logistics of their service, which is why they are now in the middle of a campaign to raise more than $5 million money that will be spent on refrigeration, on trucks, on food, and on buying the 50,000-sqaure-foot warehouse that holds the food cleanly and safely, and serves as a distribution center. Significantly, its much healthier food, now, than once-upon-a-time, which could make a significant difference in the lives, the energy levels, and the abilities of recipients, he predicts. The farmers have helped a great deal. We sit down and talk to them, explains Mr. Brislain. We say, If you have to add one person to the work line to pick the vegetables you cant sell, the ones that are misshaped or ugly but still good food, well help pay the salary of that person. So weve developed a great relationship with growers. They understand that were not asking them to add cost to their program. They have to keep the line rolling. State Agricultural Commissioner Adam Putnam has helped as well, Mr. Brislain says, creating a program that allows people using food stamps (or the contemporary equivalent a card with an allotted amount added each month, depending on need) to get twice the amount of fresh produce at participating farmers markets as they could get at a grocery store which helps farmers as well as those in need, who can now eat both fresh and local. Im old enough to remember when produce was the cheapest thing in the store, but now its one of the most expensive, Mr. Brislain notes. Thats why some people the single working mothers who cant keep up buy less healthy foods: because its cheap.Who needs eats?At the moment spring, 2015 the need keeps rising. That fact is demonstrable in the numbers: last year Harry Chapin distributed almost 20 million pounds of food, but this year its putting out about a million pounds a month, to some 30,000 people each month, black, white, brown, many of them working. An elaborate and determined study produced by Charlotte Countys Food Coalition last year sought to gather data that would provide a more clear picture of the new hungry or food insecure and the results surprised everybody, says Angela Hogan. By issuing ID cards and tracking people who sought help, the Food Coalition discovered that 19 percent of households were headed by single females, 17 percent each by two-parent families and single males, and 16 percent by single moms. Many receive food stamps, many work, and significant numbers are older. Only 11 percent of the 3,642 households that visited a food pantry in the course of a year reported themselves as homeless. Ultimately, the information will be used to help workers and volunteers triage these needy families out of their desperate need and into more comfortable lives, the report says in small steps and by coordinating types of care. Although a few scammers always take advantage of the system, the vast majority of these people can use help once or twice a week, which is what theyre getting. There are people who try to scam the system, sure maybe they try to come for seconds before their turn or before 6 p.m. when everybodys had a chance. But so what? My answer to the question of scammers is, isnt it better than throwing this food away? And in the United States each year, says Mr. Brislain, Americans waste as much as 31 percent of the food they produce or have, worth $192 billion, some estimates show. Getting to that food and using it, therefore, is a righteous ambition, hes concluded. For many, the food is simply a leg up, he insists, recalling an old adage: A person with food has many problems. A person without food has only one. Food insecurity, as a term, is inelegant. It mostly fails to describe how hard life is for many residents who bear little resemblance to the gaunt, holloweyed men and women who lined up for soup and bread some 80 years ago dur-HUNGERFrom page 1 COURTESY PHOTOThe Harry Chapin Food Banks mobile pantry helps distribute food to some of Southwest Floridas 160,000 residents who need help. COURTESY PHOTOVolunteers in Collier County poised to sign up the hungry for help. BRISLAIN What we have the people we see come to the pantries each week are typically the working poor ... For them, I dont know that the recession is particularly over-over. Its hard to make ends meet. Donna Connolly, a retired CPA and longtime volunteer with the Collier County Hunger and Homeless Coalition.
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FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERT SERIESFriday, April 24 Enjoy the music of The Honey Creepers BandKIDS DAYSaturday, April 25 Finalists from the Dancing Classrooms Exhibition at Miromar Outlets will compete in this culminating event at Miromar Design Center.MiromarOutlets.com for detailsHigh Style Fashion at Low Prices VISIT OUR NEW STORES I CAN READ THE PAPER WITHOUT WEARING READERS T H E P A A P E R Ron, Cataract/ReSTOR Lens PatientToll Free: 800.581.0999 | BetterVision.net And for the rst time in years, I can drive without wearing glasses. ing the Great Depression. There is no starvation in Southwest Florida now, but whether or not people miss meals, 25 percent of our citizens are food insecure, says Mr. Brislain. That percentage is based on U.S. Census figures that show significant numbers of people living within 150 percent of the poverty line, which hovers around $16,000 per year for a family of four. Food insecure means, for a kid, that during the week, the family doesnt know where the next meal will come from. Theyre skipping meals or cutting back. The unsung heroes are the schools. During the school year, five days a week in Charlotte, Collier and Lee (and in other counties), thousands of children are getting breakfast and lunch. If theyre from low-income families, its free breakfast and lunch. It makes a world of difference. While the Harry Chapin Food Bank provides 80 to 90 percent of its food at no cost to its agencies, it also charges 18 cents a pound for the rest, which they can pick up each week themselves from the Food Bank in downtown Fort Myers. We like to see that they have some skin in the game, explains Mr. Brislain. Back in Alva, where the food pantry is maintained across the street from the public school by two churches the First United Methodist Church and the Alva Church of God its apparent to everybody that people in need remain at the heart of the community. And many of them are trying to do something about it. Kristy Richardson and her band of 100 extraordinary students at the Bonita Springs Centers for the Arts spring from a tradition as old as the biblical story of the Good Samaritan. They go into their communities sometimes onto their very own streets, where life can get rough to distribute food to those who need it, and may lack the wherewithal to travel to a food pantry. Getting the kids into the game changes everything for them, including the notion of what it means to be an American, she says. Mrs. Richardson is the AVID Elective Teacher and Coordinator at the Bonita school the acronym stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination. The idea for her program came from a woman who visited the school one day, made a pitch to her sixth graders, and then challenged them all. Are you with me or not? she asked them. And they were like, Were With You! she recalls. That woman was Connie Peru, who heads an organization called Collier Harvest, aimed at getting good food to those without secure or dependable sources of food. We just hit it off, says Ms. Richardson. She needed manpower to bag food and get it distributed through Bonita, and the kids were up for it. In a big way. They have to maintain a solid GPA, have teacher recommendations, write an essay its a bit of a process, she explains. Most of these kids will be the first in their families ever to graduate from high school. About 75 percent of our kids are on the free and reduced lunch program they dont come from a lot. More than that, they often feel like theyre outcasts. So we can see the difference in them just from our food drive, and distribution. The kids start talking to the neighbors when they walk by. And now the neighbors may start feeling like their need is accepted. On a recent Saturday, the kids in the AVID program met at Riverside Park, opened about 100 empty bags and began loading them, each with an allotment of food. Then parents took them to churches where some was distributed, or accompanied them into the neighborhoods trailer parks or small-home neighborhoods where different families sometimes share a house. My kids are out there, and theyre handing the food to the people who need it, Ms. Richardson says. They come back with stories of need that help everybody, including them, understand whats real. The grandmothers who care for their grandchildren, without being able to work. The moms and dads who cant make ends meet even with two jobs. The homes with trouble. One boy learned that the dad in a family he knows is addicted to gambling. He didnt realize until he went to see if they needed a bag of food. Then he learned of all the stress on that family through the fathers addiction. And he learned the guy was recently arrested, too. But now they know, and now they can help. And not only can they help, but they do. Roger WilliamsWhere the kids get into the game
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As summer draws near, need heats up for various donations Saturday, April 25, is Garden Gives Back day at Naples Botanical Garden to help replenish the shelves of the food pantry and kitchen at St. Matthews House. Garden members who bring in a canned or non-perishable food donation will earn one free adult admission for the day; nonmembers will save $5 off the regular cost of admission in exchange for a food donation. The 2015 Stamp Out Hunger food drive for Collier Harvest is going on through Saturday, May 9. Collier Harvest, the nonprofit agency that manages the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger campaign locally, asks residents of Naples and Marco Island to place non-perishable food donations by their mailboxes anytime between now and May 9 to be picked up by their letter carriers. All residents, including seasonal residents returning home, can also drop off donations at the U.S. Post Office on Goodlette-Frank Road or at the Coco River U.S. Post Office on Immokalee Road. Collier Harvest also seeks volunteers to help sort the food collected for Stamp Out Hunger. Helpers (middle-school age and older) are needed from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at the Collier Harvest warehouse at 4451 Mercantile Ave. in Naples. Help is especially needed toward the end of the day as donations pour in. Beverages, pizza and live entertainment are provided. Last years Stamp Out Hunger resulted in more than 250,000 pounds of canned goods to help feed the hungry through the summer. On a daily basis, 113 Collier Harvest volunteers deliver food to 40 agencies that support thousands of families in our community. In addition to food donations, Collier Harvest also accepts monetary donations. Although administrative costs are kept low and volunteers use their own personal vehicles and fuel to deliver the donated food, the organization still requires some monetary support to fulfill its mission. For more information or to volunteer to help Stamp Out Hunger on May 9, call 455-3663 or visit collierharvest. org. The Shelter for Abused Women & Children welcomes donations of used cell phones. Most donated phones are given to individuals living in fear of abuse, allowing them access to police and ambulance services 24 hours a day with no service provider needed. Phones that cannot be reprogrammed are properly recycled by a company that makes a cash contribution back to The Shelter for each phone submitted. Collection bins are at the following Starbucks locations: Fifth Avenue South, Ninth Street South, Audubon Plaza in North Naples, in Grenada Plaza at Immokalee Road and U.S. 41, on Marco Island, in the Sweet Bay plaza at Pine Ridge and GoodletteFrank roads, at Vanderbilt Beach and Airport-Pulling roads, in Berkshire Plaza at Radio Road and Santa Barbara Boulevard, in Waterside Shops and at Pine Ridge and Livingston roads. 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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA12 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 2015 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. New 51,600 sq ft clubhouse offering appealing dining options with beautiful views 12 Har-Tru tennis courts, stadium seating & adjoining Tiebreaker Caf State-of-the-art tness center 27-hole Arthur Hills championship golf course with 18 holes superbly renovated in 2014 Resort-style in nity edge pool and spa Numerous social events and a variety of activities for every memberFITS YOUR LIFESTYLE TO A TEE 700 Wyndemere Way, Naples, Florida 34105 239.643.6336 Wyndemere is located on Livingston Road, 1 mile south of Pine Ridge Road www.wyndemere.comCharity for Change presents first-ever Character in Collier awards SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYCharity for Change presented its inaugural Character in Collier awards as part of the second annual Giver Challenge in March at The Club at Olde Cypress. The five awards went to: Bruce and Karla Peaches Conley the ChangeMaker Award. Cindy Thomas, manager of Cove Yacht Club and organizer of Christmas for Children the Charity award sponsored by Arthrex. Lisa Morse, director of community engagement and district initiatives with Collier County Public Schools the Integrity award sponsored by First Florida Integrity Bank. Diane Ponton, director of family literacy at Grace Place for Children & Families the Kindness award sponsored by the Lund Family. Eileen Wesley, victim advocate at Project HELP the Perseverance award sponsored by the Lund Family in memory of Christine Thompson. The Conleys were recognized for more than 30 years of service to the community. Through the 2nd Chance Foundation they have significantly affected the strengthening, growth and capacity of dozens of nonprofit organizations including Care Club of Collier County, the Freedom Waters Foundation, the music therapy program at Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida, Naples Equestrian Challenge and Naples Historical Society. Beyond the impact of dollars, they encourage innovation TIM GIBBONS / FLORIDA WEEKLYDorothea Sonne, Eric Sonne, Judy Green, Jack Fulmer, Jackie Ressa, Ames Ressa, Joan Kessler and Joel Kessler Angelina Acunto, Eileen Wesley and Peg OKane Tamara Gogin, Karla Conley, Bruce Conley, Dierdre Strigenz, Tim Strigenz Randy Packard and Cindy Thomas Chad Oliver, Karen Conley and Lisa Morse
and creativity, support educational development and empower people and organizations to develop new ways to approach and solve some of the complicated challenges within the community. For more than 15 years, Ms. Thomas has led members of the Cove Yacht Club raising more than $585,000 in their volunteer efforts affecting 1,600 children and their families. The Christmas for Children initiative provides holiday gifts at Lely Elementary School and tutoring programs at Lely Elementary and Calusa Park Elementary schools. Ms. Morse was honored for her dedication to education, charity and the community. The award highlighted her unwavering integrity while advocating for our community's youngest members with fortitude and love. Ms. Ponton was recognized for living a life of kindness, treating others with compassion and respect. Her benevolence and attitude of caring and love are exemplified in her thoughtful spirit as she truly cares about the families she helps. Ms. Wesleys perseverance is unshakable as she responds with extraordinary compassion to calls 24 hours a day helping victims of sexual violence, family members who have suddenly lost a loved one or people contemplating suicide. Charity for Change advisory board member Kathy Feinstein was chairperson of the Character in Collier selection committee, which included Mason Ayers, Connie Byrne, Todd Foege and Joel Kessler. This years Giver Challenge committee included: Katherine Albert, Beth Amico, Lillian Ashton, Amanda Beights, Kaitlan Benedict, Mary Birr, Sara Dewberry, Pam Fultz, Gail Graham, Beth Juliano, Michele Lamb, Sue Lottridge, Gina McCabe, Lisa Nakfoor, Amy Owen and Cyrilla Wagner. The evenings sponsors included Arthrex, eBella, IberiaBank, Bank of America, Community Foundation of Collier County, Courtneys Creations, Home-Tech and Stock Development. Co-chaired by Jackie Ressa and Brooke Stone, the fundraised netted $47,000. State Rep. Kathleen Passidomo and John Passidomo served as honorary chairs, and Chad Oliver emceed the lively evening of awards and games. Charity for Change and its Giver character education curriculum reach more than 10,000 pre-K through fifth grade students in Collier County. For more information, visit charityforchange.org. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 2015 NEWS A13 t ak in g a st ep b ac k in to F lo ri da s p as t. n g stre ets ar e dott ed with homes de pict ct ing th e e st yl e of O ld-Flo ri da a rc hite ct ur e wi th th m et al d l l as an d rd s d s ho le e ha s un it y, y, ab le co nt ra ct s. F or t ho se s ea rc hi ng f o f or a t ou ch o f So ut hw es t Fl or id as en du ri ng p as t wh il e l e en jo yi ng i ts c ur rent co mf orts and con ve ni en ce s e Estuary at S hell Poi nt is t he perfect c ho ic e! ge st yle of Old-F lo ri da a ro of s, clapb oa rd siding, dormers a nd d c c up up ol ol as an d we lc om ing front po rche s. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA14 WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 2015 AFK AFFORDABLE FLOORING & KITCHENS239-4-FLOORS (239-435-6677)afknaples.com 2700 Immokalee Road, #14 (in the Uptown Plaza near Sams Club)Affordable Luxury! To see more work remodels by AFK visit Like us on to follow our work! Receive $100 OFF and $500 OFF Must present coupon upon purchase. Certain restrictions apply. Offer expires 4/30/15 VISIT OUR KITCHEN AND BATH REMODELING SHOWROOM TODAY! Florida Weekly and get a FREE gift bag. ADVERTORIALAsk the Ophthalmologist Learning about LASIK and Common Questions:Michelle Diaz, MD/ Eye Centers of FloridaMany people have heard about LASIK or know someone who has had it done, but do not know what LASIK actually does. LASIK surgery is the use of a laser to correct the need for glasses or contact lenses. What if I need reading glasses?People around age 40 who need reading glasses are still good LASIK candidates as they can have something called monovision performed, which involves using the laser to correct one eye for distance vision and the other eye for close vision. What if I am older than age 50?Generally people over the age of 50 are not LASIK candidates.Does LASIK hurt?The answer is usually not. There is a slight discomfort and pressure during the surgery, but no need for pain medication after the surgery is done. What do I need to do to prepare for surgery?If contact lenses are worn they have to be removed a week before surgery. Prior to the treatment further instructions will be provided. Will I see during the surgery?During the surgery the eyes will be numb with anesthetic drops. The eyelids will be held open to prevent blinking. Any eye movement is tracked with the lasers tracking system. During certain parts it is normal for everything to go dark and to see the flashing lights of the laser. How do I choose a LASIK surgeon?When it comes to surgery, experience and training is the key component. Having an ophthalmologist with LASIK subspecialty training is very important. www.ecof.com 239.939.3456 Watch out for traffic deputies Heres where Collier County Sheriffs Office traffic-enforcement deputies will be the week of April 27-May: Monday, April 27 Immokalee and Oil Well roads: Speeding Estey Avenue and Lakewood Boulevard: Red-light running Goodlette-Frank and Immokalee roads: Red-light running Tuesday, April 28 Santa Barbara Boulevard at Calusa Park Elementary: Aggressive driving U.S. 41 East and Valley Stream Drive: Speeding U.S. 41 North and Pelican Bay Boulevard: Speeding Wednesday, April 29 Radio and Livingston roads: Red-light running Collier and Verona Walk boulevards: Speeding Shadowlawn Drive at Shadowlawn Elementary: Aggressive driving Thursday, April 30 Collier and Capri boulevards: Speeding Orange Blossom Drive and AirportPulling Road: Red-light running Logan Boulevard and Pine Ridge Road: Red-light running Friday, May 1 Naples Boulevard and Hollywood Drive: Aggressive driving Immokalee Road at Gulf Coast High School: Aggressive driving Pine Ridge Road at I-75 southbound exit: Aggressive driving Tune up your driving skills at AARP classAARP offers classes to help older drivers learn about new traffic laws, refresh their driving skills and reduce their risk for tickets and accidents. Drivers over age 55 might be eligible for a discount on auto insurance. Cost is $15 for AARP members, $20 for others. Reservations are required and can be made by calling the number listed with the session you wish to attend. Heres whats coming up: Thursday, May 14: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Marco Island Lutheran Church, 525 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island; (734) 968-3105. Thursday, May 14: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at St. Williams Ministry Center, 75 Seagate Drive, Naples; 947-1727. Monday, May 18: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church, 1225 Piper Blvd., Naples; 596-6007. Tuesday, May 19: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Christus Victor Lutheran Church, 15600 Tamiami Trail, Naples; 269-6050. Thursday, May 21: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Germain Toyota 13315 Tamiami Trail, Naples; 269-6050.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 2015 A19 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?turtles which, as opposed to tortoises, are amphibious and need a lake or other body of water for survival being moved into the preserve by wellmeaning people who find them nearby and drop them over the fence. There is no body of water inside the preserve, however. They die after about three days and its a terrible death, Ms. Speer says. Shes trudged this whole way, shes tired, shes dehydrated and she turns to get back to her where her lake is and she cant get over the fence. Re-homing isnt the only well-intentioned mistake Floridians are making when it comes to gopher tortoises. The FFWCC recently received three different reports of people releasing hatchlings into the ocean on the states east coast, resulting in their death. Tortoises are land-dwelling animals, unlike turtles, and do not swim. Gopher tortoises can easily drown, the agency said in a statement on April 3. Because gopher tortoises often nest in dunes adjacent to sea turtle nesting beaches, correct identification of these terrestrial animals is important before deciding what action, if any, is necessary. The most bystanders should do to help correctly identified sea turtle hatchlings is clearing their path to the Gulf of Mexico, FFWCC spokesperson Kelly Richmond says. Ultimately, we keep our distance from wildlife. Anything you can do to not interfere with the species is what we recommend. For more information about correctly identifying and handling gopher tortoises, visit myfwc.com. To report an injured tortoise, call (850) 921-1030. Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission received enough reports about people releasing landdwelling tortoise hatchlings into the ocean, mistaking them for sea turtles, that it released a statement earlier this month advising the public to correctly identify the animals before providing aid. An easy way to differentiate between the two species is to know that sea turtles have flippers and gopher tortoises have toes.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 2015 A21 You get what you pay for. What appears to be a better deal may get you nothing but headaches. Why risk it? Stick with the tried and true. U.S.D.O.T. #385723Other transporters may say to lure you into letting them ship your car North. The snowbirds favorite since 19800003483664-01 Brian M. Smith, M.D. If you need surgery, its good to know you can nd the personalized care of general surgeon Brian M. Smith, M.D., right here in Naples. Dr. Smith is skilled in many robotic-assisted and minimally invasive surgical procedures that use smaller incisions and may help many patients recover faster.* He provides a wide range of procedures including colon surgery, gallbladder and appendix removal, hernia repair, the treatment of gallstones, acid reux and more. Dr. Smith is accepting new patients and same-day appointments are often available. To schedule your appointment, call 239-354-6380.8340 Collier Boulevard Naples, FL PhysiciansRegionalMedicalGroup.com PROVIDING QUALITY GENERAL SURGERY RIGHT HERE.*Patient results may vary. Before you decide on surgery, discuss treatment options with your doctor. Understanding the risks and benets of each treatment can help you make the best decision for your individual situation. Member of the Medical Staff at Physicians Regional Healthcare System The Arlington Information Center and Model The Arlington of Naples welcomes people of all faiths, beliefs and traditions. A Lutheran Life Community Serving seniors and their families for more than a century. Call or stop by today and see for yourself. Whether you want to dip your toes or dive right in, our retirement counselors are here to answer all your questions. To schedule a personal appointment, call (239) 206-2646. Retirement. GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE The Glitter 5K to benefit the Glitter Foundation and Girls on the Run of Collier County sets out Saturday morning, April 25, at Sugden Regional Park. Call 293-2932 or visit theglitterfoundation.org for more information. Florida Sports Park hosts the TBC Color Me Free 5K Saturday morning, April 25, to raise awareness and funds to treat tuberous sclerosis complex. For more information, visit peaceloveandlemonade.org. Grace Place for Children & Families hosts the Swing of Grace golf tournament Saturday, April 25, at Wyndemere Country Club. Registration for $200 includes lunch and dinner. Call 214-6403 or visit graceplacenaples.org for more information or to register. The fifth annual Fit & Fuel 50/20 and Family Ride sets out at 8 a.m. Sunday, April 26, from Naples Cyclery. Routes include a 50-mile ride to Fort Myers Beach, a 20-mile ride to Old Naples and a family-friendly short course through Pelican Bay. Afterward, enjoy lunch from Moes Southwest Grill, craft beer and music from 10 a.m. to noon. Registration is $35 in advance and $45 the day of the event, with proceeds benefitting Youth Haven. For more information or to sign up, call 566-0600 or visit naplescyclery. com. The Collier County Bar Foundation hosts its annual golf tournament on Friday, May 1, at Quail Creek Country Club to benefit the David Lawrence Center adult drug court program. Lunch at 11:30 a.m. precedes the 1 p.m. shotgun start. Registration is $125. Call Julianne Gilmore at 252-8250 or email email@example.com. The inaugural Guadalupe Center Charity Golf Classic presented by Walmart tees off Friday, May 1, at Estuary at Grey Oaks Country Club. Celebrities including former Washington Redskins quarterback Mark Rypien and professional golfers Chip Beck, Graham Marsh and Pat Bradley are lending their names for a good cause. Registration includes a Q&A with the pros before the 1 p.m. shotgun start as well as cocktails and dinner as part of the awards presentation. To sign up or for more information, call 657-7711 or visit guadalupecenter.org. The ninth annual Inter-Club Challenge to benefit The Immokalee Foundation is set for Monday, May 4, at The Club at Mediterra. Foursomes from local golf communities and clubs will compete with golf pros and TIF students. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Lunch and awards at the club take place at 1:30 p.m. To sign up or for more information, call 430-9122 or visit theimmokaleefoundation.org. The Naples-Pelican Bay Rotary Club holds its 25th annual golf tournament to benefit scholarships and local charities Friday, May 8, at The Club Pelican Bay. For sponsorship details, call tournament chairman Bob Weidenmiller at 571-1681 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration is $175. To sign up, call co-chair Mike Richardson at 253-9772 or email mrichardson@ calusa-construction.com.
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Classes are 55 minutes long and are offered from 6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. MondayThursday, from 6 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday and from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday-Sunday. For more information, call 384-9684 or visit purebarre.com.Learn all about Aging GracefullyThe second annual Aging Gracefully conference for women in their 40s, 50s and beyond takes place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 9, at St. John the Evangelist Church. In keeping with this years theme of Wisdom through the Ages, keynote presentations will be: Maintaining Optimal Health Through Generations by Gaynell Anderson of Absolute Physical Therapy; Seven Steps to Your Familys Financial Success by Jill Ciccarelli Rapps of Ciccarelli Advisory Services; and Making Healthy Choices by Deb Millsap, executive director of the Southwest Florida Blue Zones Project spearheaded by NCH Healthcare System. Presented by Ciccarelli Advisory Services, Absolute Physical Therapy and Life in Naples Magazine, the conference includes resource booths and small local businesses promoting health, happiness and well being. There will also be giveaways and time for guests to network and register for prizes. Presenting sponsors are Ciccarelli Advisory Services, Absolute Physical Therapy and Life in Naples Magazine; others helping make the conference possible include Chicos, eBella Magazine, A.JARON Fine Jewelry, Advocare Wellness Plan, Between Two Hearts, Beyond Motion, Make your Five Wishes knownBooklet addresses end-of-life issues for loved ones BY SAMIRA BECKWITHSpecial to Florida WeeklyA Fort Myers Beach couple recently invited their children over for a special dinner party. The occasion was not to celebrate a milestone birthday or to commemorate an anniversary. It was to discuss a topic that is often difficult for many: choices to be made during lifes final chapter. Talking about issues related to end-of-life or care when someone has a serious illness is not the easiest thing to do. However, having the conversation ahead of time is one of the most valuable gifts that you can give to your loved ones. During stressful times, many of us wisely choose to defer important decisions so we can gain a sense of perspective in the hope of clearer thinking. This strategy can be effective in many situations; however, in the case of decisions about medical care, the opportunity to defer decision-making is often not possible. Advance planning is an opportunity to facilitate an important discussion that can reduce stress during these life events. Hope HealthCare Services is dedicated to providing everyone in our care with dignity, comfort and peace. This road can be a little less difficult to travel when you take a few moments to have this conversation. To help you get started, we offer a document called Five Wishes to help facilitate a conversation about personal and individual choices in critical situations. These discussions help everyone to better answer the question: What should we do now? An easy-to-use guide to making advanced directives, the Five Wishes booklet is available to all who request a copy. When filled out completely, it provides important direction and guidance for loved ones based on our personal, emotional and spiritual needs. The Five Wishes questions are: The person I want to make decisions for me when I cant, including choices for care and services, interpreting instructions, consent to admission and request or take away medical treatments; The kind of medical treatment I want or dont want, including life-support treatment decisions; How comfortable I want to be, including treatment of pain and nausea, bathing, massage, music, personal care and spiritual support; How I want people to treat me, including visitors, personal interactions, sharing information about the illness with members of a congregation or other group, and photos at the bedside; and What I want my loved ones to know (including a request to respect your wishes and how you would like your loved ones to interact with each other). The aforementioned Fort Myers Beach couple shared with me that they were surprised by how easy and rewarding it was to discuss their choices using the Five Wishes document. Once they started talking with their children about the special photos and music they wanted to become part of their environment during their end-of-life care, they realized the importance of having the conversation while they are able to. I encourage you to have this discussion with your loved ones. Then, simply record the information and add your signature to the Five Wishes booklet, which is valid under the laws of most states. Youll want to let someone you trust know that its completed and where it will be kept. You may also consider sharing your wishes with your clergy, doctor or other care providers. Samira Beckwith is president and CEO of Hope HealthCare Services, which offers programs and services in Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties. Five Wishes>> What: An easy-to-use guide to making advanced directives regarding end-of-life care >> How to obtain: Download a copy at hopehcs.org/ vewishes, or call Hope HealthCare Services at 454-3100 >> Cost: Free BECKWITH SEE AGING, A25
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AGINGFrom page A24Properly dispose of prescriptionsDrug Free Collier urges everyone to clean out their medicine cabinets and bedside tables and bring outdated or no longer needed prescription and over-the-counter medications for proper disposal to one of several local collection points during Operation Medicine Cabinet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 25. Although the following collection points accept expired pharmaceuticals year-round, Operation Medicine Cabinet is designated as a day to raise awareness of the free disposal service. Collection points are: Collier County Sheriffs Office, East Naples: 3319 Tamiami Trail E.; 774-4434 CCSO, North Naples: 776 Vanderbilt Beach Road; 597-1607 CCSO, Golden Gate: 4707 Golden Gate Parkway; 455-3121 CCSO, Immokalee: 112 S. 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Orthopedic surgeon will discuss knee treatmentDr. Kurtis Biggs, founder of the Joint Replacement Institute of South Florida and one of the first orthopedic surgeons in Southwest Florida to perform the minimally invasive subchondroplasty procedure to relieve pain from knee osteoarthritis, presents a free program at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 25, at NCH in North Naples. He will discuss the procedure that is a joint preservation treatment for subchondral defects associated with chronic bone marrow edema/lesions in any weightbearing joint and how it can delay the progression of osteoarthritis as well as the need for knee replacement surgery.
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA26 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 2015 Seeking to put Gods love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. (Adult & Pediatric) MEET OUR PHYSICIANSPenny J. Orr, OD, MD, MD, OD, OD SWFLEYE.COM CALL TODAY TO SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT! BY KIM CAMPBELL THORNTONUniversal UclickCharlotte Zappala was walking her Australian shepherd, Roxie, one morning when a coyote enticed the dog to come play. Roxie, who was off-leash, ran off, right into an ambush. Lucky for her, she escaped only with bites around the eye and on her paw. Coyotes are no longer a symbol of rural living. They live in Americas largest cities, including Los Angeles, Chicago and New York, where they make a fine living off garbage, pet food left outdoors, rodents and, yes, dogs and cats. Coyote attacks on pets, like the one Zappala experienced, usually occur during the wild dogs courting, mating and pupping season: late fall, winter and early spring. Mating season begins as early as November, with pups on the ground typically between April and June. Often, an individuals or communitys first response to the presence of coyotes is to want to trap and relocate or kill them. While that might be satisfying in the short term to people who fear the animals, its not a viable or desirable solution, says coyote biologist Jacqueline Frair, Ph.D., of State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse. Coyotes have a suite of biological mechanisms that kick in to rapidly grow their populations when they are under threat from hunting or other reduction efforts. Studies have shown that when coyote numbers are reduced, a higher proportion of females become pregnant, litter sizes become larger and the offspring of those litters have higher survival rates, Frair says. What should you do if you are walking your dog and encounter a coyote? A good offense is the best defense, as the saying goes. If you live in an area where you know there are coyotes, stay alert when walking your dog onor off-leash. Carry a walking stick, mace or bear spray that you can use to ward off a coyote that seems menacing. If you use mace or bear spray, be aware of the winds direction so you dont suffer blowback. If you dont have any of those items with you, throw rocks or yell at the coyote, and wave your arms or a hat at it. Most coyotes are shy and fearful and will run at any sign of aggression from you. Stand your ground. Running away will only incite the coyote to chase you and your dog, which is not the reaction you want. Even if you and your dog dont mean any harm, a coyote will be extra-protective if you and your dog unknowingly come near a den with pups. Be watchful during pupping season. Other strategies to keep coyotes at bay and pets from becoming prey: Secure garbage cans so that coyotes cant knock them over or knock the lid off. Feed pets indoors or take up food as soon as the animal is finished eating outdoors. Empty outdoor water dishes in the evening. Never offer food to coyotes. Cover or remove other sources of food that could attract coyotes, such as compost heaps, fallen fruit and birdseed spilled from feeders. Install motion-sensitive lighting to startle coyotes that enter the yard. Put up a solid, well-maintained fence at least 6 feet tall. A high fence with a roll bar on top is even better. Even in a fenced yard, accompany small or medium-size dogs outdoors if its very early in the morning or after dark. Trim shrubbery so it offers little cover. If you see a coyote lurking near your yard, shoo it away. Coyotes simply shouldnt learn to get comfortable around us, Frair says. PET TALESCoyote BluesCoyotes are a fact of urban life. Heres how to keep pets safeCoyotes are highly protective of pups. Walk your dog on a leash in wooded areas or other places that might be a coyote habitat. Pets of the Week>> Hope is a bright-eyed domestic shorthair whos about 18 months old. Shes as friendly and affectionate as she is beautiful. >> Hugo is a 9-month-old brindle Labrador retriever mix who weighs about 30 pounds. Happy, affectionate, smart and calm, he loves people and is good with other dogs. >> Jennie is a 1-year-old Rhodesian ridgeback mix who loves to play and is good on her leash and ready for more training. >> Linus is a loving and lovable, 6-month-old tabby who wants to nd his forever buddy. 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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To schedule your appointment, call 239-348-4231.Cherra Pumphrey, M.D. Internal Medicine 6101 Pine Ridge Road Naples, FL 34119 PhysiciansRegionalMedicalGroup.comA CARING NEW FACEFOR YOUR HEALTHCARE.Member of the Medical Staff of the Physicians Regional Healthcare System THE DIVA DIARIESUnless you scored some Lilly, spring fashions dont look that greatBecause I care about you, the reader, I scoured a variety of fashion magazines and clicked my way through umpteen style blogs in order educate myself on 2015 spring fashion trends so you wouldnt have to. Most of the news is bad. Gingham, the pattern made famous by Half-Pint and her older sister, Mary, on Little House on the Prairie, is skipping back down the fashion path. Im sorry, but it looks ridiculous on anyone older than 16. I cant believe theyre reviving gladiator sandals, but they are. A flat, clunky shoe that laces halfway up your calf isnt flattering. Even though Russell Crowe pulled it off in the movie of the same name, it doesnt work for us modern-day ladies. Now, these are actually exciting: lightweight trench coats in bright colors, perfect for those spring nights when the temperature dips into the 60s. Except this is Southwest Florida, where the temperature dips into the 60s only twice a year, both times in January. Obviously, we wont be rocking this particular spring trend around these parts (major hot flash trigger). Another fashion craze we wont be seeing much of, apparently, is the now infamous Lilly Pulitzer collection for Target, because it went on sale at 8 a.m. Sunday and was sold out even online by around 8:20 a.m. Ive said in this column before that Id love to be able to pull off the preppy princess look and wear the bright pinks and greens of Lilly Pulitzer, but it just doesnt work on me. There happened to be a white swimsuit cover-up caftan with a swirly blue print that I had a hankering for. It looked like something you might host a garden party in while sipping a Tom Collins and grooving to some Marvin Gaye on your record player. But I am not one to wake up early on a Sunday morning for anything, other than to catch a flight now and then. And according to several of my friends who set their alarms for the crack of dawn so they could be in line when their closest Target store opened, I most likely would have had a panic attack anyway. One pal said it was like Black Friday, as women rushed in and started randomly grabbing shift dresses, jumpsuits, swimsuits and shorts off the racks. I pictured an explosion of pink and green as I sighed with relief that I didnt have to experience it. I enjoy shopping, believe me, but I dont enjoy shopping amidst screeching southern belles who are crazy for Lilly. I did take a peek at the website when I arose at 11:30 Sunday morning, and anything I might have been interested in, including the glam caftan, was out of stock in every size. Im not sure about Targets marketing strategy here. (The same thing happened a few years back when the retailer collaborated with Italian designer Missoni. It was so hyped for months before, that by the time it was available, it sold out in a snap.) My friend Alison was disappointed not only by the fact that there was nothing left at her Target when she got there except a Lilly footstool, but by how rude her fellows shoppers were as they pushed into each other and actually ran to the racks. Im thinking chic, mannerly Palm Beach Lilly is rolling in her grave over the whole mess. Hopefully the bartender is mixing her a Tom Collins in heaven. Shed probably clutch her pearls if she knew that by Sunday night, eBay was filled with items from the Target collection all with original price tags intact, but going for up to triple the Target price. And since this was a onetime-only happening (stores will not be restocked), the prices will likely rise. And, honestly, when youre considering paying $200 for a Target garment, you may as well just spend another $50 and buy your Lilly from a fancy boutique. Some of my friends did well, however. Audre filled her cart with everything from plates to beach towels, Tammy scored several dresses and Katie was thrilled to end up with three colorful frocks (pictured here) for her 5-year-old daughter. Heres what Katie had to say about the whole thing: Im not sure if all this craziness says something about the overall popularity of the brand or the fact that it has been lusted after by women and girls for years, but has remained expensive. Like for me, for example, Ive never owned anything by Louis Vuitton I dont have that kind of money but if I could get it at Target for $38, you bet Id be there camping out the night before. As far as spring fashions go, I dont like gingham or gladiator sandals, and trench coats wont work in this heat, but if any of you lucked into a Lilly garden party caftan, Id love to borrow it sometime. T S I p a stephanieDAVIS firstname.lastname@example.org Lilly sundresses for a 5-year-old fashionista scored at Target.
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Pace Ovarian Cancer Foundation and the National Ovarian Cancer Foundation.Sanjay Kurian, a shareholder in the national law firm Becker & Poliakoff, has received The Florida Bar Construction Law Institutes inaugural Rising Star Award. A board-certified construction lawyer, Mr. Kurian is a member of the construction law and litigation practice group at the firms offices in Naples and Fort Myers. He represents community associations, owners and developers in a variety of construction and insurance issues. He also is a member of the firms disaster recovery and rebuilding team and has handled numerous hurricane claims representing condominium associations against their own insurance carriers. Board Appointments Lighthouse of Collier, Inc., Center for Blindness and Vision Loss, announces the following officers for 2015: Art Bookbinder, president; Charles Thomson, vice president; David Varoski, treasurer; David Weigel, secretary. In addition, Robert Keane has joined the Lighthouse of Collier board of directors. Mr. Keane is the director of conference services at LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort. The Florida Gulf Coast University Alumni Association announces the following officers and board members for the 2015-17 term: Harry Casimir, chair; Rachel Faramo, development; Ryan Kowadla membership; and Lauren Schuetz, awards. Mr. Casimir has served as a board member since 2009. While an undergraduate at FGCU, he co-founded Atilus, a web design and Internet marketing firm in Bonita Springs, where he now serves as director of operations. New members of the alumni association board are: Todd Cofer, Meredith Dyer, Dan Harris, Ryan King, Britney Lamb Andrew Miller, Brian Sanders, Gabriella Santos and Caroline Thomas. Members returning for a second term are: Paul Allen, Rachel Faramo and Corey Smith. Jill Miller has joined the board of directors for Youth Haven. A native of Detroit, Ms. Miller served eight years as executive director of the SAE Detroit Section, a nonprofit organization with 18,000 members and the largest chapter of SAE International. She was awarded the 2007 Crains Most Influential Women in Michigan award as well as the 2005 Clinton Valley (Michigan) Good Scout Award. Interior Design Brooke Brimacombe, Amber Caton and Kelly Slater have joined the design team at Wegmen Design Group. Ms. Brimacombe has worked in residential interior design for three years and joins Wegman Design Group to concentrate on commercial clients. She earned a bachelors degree in studio art and a masters in interior design from Florida State University. Ms. Caton earned a bachelors degree in interior design from Kansas State University and a masters in historic preservation from the University of Florida. Ms. Slater will graduate in May from the New England Institute of Technology with an associate degree and a bachelors degree in interior design. She recently won her schools top award for technical interior design. Nonpro t News Maria JiminexLara has been named CEO of the Naples Children & Education Foundation, the founding organization of the Naples Winter Wine Festival, effective May 1. Ms. Jimenez-Lara previously served NCEF as director of foundation services and grants director. Prior to joining the foundation in 2012, she spent 20 years leading programs for underserved youth, most recently as director of charter schools for the Redlands Christian Migrant Association. She also serves on the board of directors for Susan G. Komen-Southwest Florida. A native of Puerto Rico who grew up in Miami, Ms. Jimenez-Lara earned a bachelors degree in psychology at Universidad de las Americas, a bachelors in management at Florida International University and a masters in public administration from Hodges University. She has lived in Naples since 1999. 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USDA offers:Last week at our auction I sold a 6-foot elephant husk from the s that was engraved on both sides and it was just a gorgeous piece of art, said Mike Joyce, owner of Gulfcoast Coin & Jewelry, which holds live auctions that take place at one of two 10,000-squarefoot galleries, in Fort Myers or Bonita Springs, as well as live on the Internet. Punta Gorda-based auctioneer Jack Robillard has sold old mortuary equipment, grandfather clocks, jewelry, a soot-covered painting by Edward Willis Redfield (it had been hung above a fireplace but after being cleaned went for $327,000), and an entire farm in Pennsylv ania, near where he has a second home. The owner had hoped to get $2.3 million but fierce competition between two men pushed the winning bid to $3 million. One was calling the other a little pissant, Mr. Robillard recalls. Auctions for a causeIf Mr. Baileys chant is more about speed and efficiency, moving a high volume of product, Scott Robertsons style as a benefit auctioneer, raising money for nonprofits, is part entertainer, part comedian, part minister, part actor. Whereas Mr. Bailey might sell hundreds of items per hour to pros used to fast talk, Mr. Robertson sells 20 to those with average ears and deep pockets; and instead of peppermints he swears by Throat Coat tea and lukewarm water to keep his vocal chords buzzing. In 2014, he presided over 80 auctions, raising more than $28 million. He and his staff organize some of the top fundraising events of the year for many local nonprofits such as the Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest, which raises money for the Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida. During high season, roughly September through April, he works constantly as an auctioneer for events such as the Community School of Naples Angel Ball, Magic Under the Mangroves in Naples, and the Sonoma Harvest Wine Auction in Sonoma County, Calif. For me to inspire an audience, first of all I have to be inspired by the charity, Mr. Robertson said. So Im going to do my homework ahead of time. Once I understand that information and internalize it, now Im suddenly a passionate ambassador for the cause. And I wont work for an organization if I dont believe in the mission. Mr. Robertson, who is 54, lives with his wife, Mary, in Matlacha. Sometime in May, he trades in the tuxedos and colorful vests he wears for a wetsuit and lifejacket: he and his wife are long-time whitewater rafting guides for Adventures On the Gorge in West Virginia over the summer. Shooting the rapids and benefit auctioneering have their similarities, he points out: Both of em youre living in the moment. When you drop into the top of a rapid you better be focused on the job at hand. Youve gotta have presence and youve gotta have confidence.Third generation auctioneerMr. Bailey has been auctioneering professionally since the 1980s primarily at livestock markets. Mr. Robillard was a commercial airline captain before he started an auctioneering business in Punta Gorda and Michigan. Mr. Robertson was a high school teacher and sold commercial real estate before starting his company as a benefit auctioneer. One of Mr. Robertsons staff members, Sara Rose Bytnar, is unique in that she is a third generation auctioneer, as well as one of five women in a family of auctioneers that includes her grandfather, mother and three aunts. I think generally speaking it is a male dominated industry, Ms. Bytnar said. For me growing up in my family I didnt know anything differently. Where I grew up in Ohio people knew to expect the Rose girls. Thats just how it was. We are very strong confident personalities so it was never an issue of that. At 29, she has shown a gift for the job, as a state champion in the 2014-15 Florida Auctioneers Association bid calling competition and a major honor in the industry the first runner-up at the 2014 International Auctioneer Championship. Contestants are judged by some of the worlds best auctioneers on their appearance, confidence, stage presence, describing an item, and overall salesmanship. She is from Whitehouse, Ohio, a small town near Toledo, where her late grandfather was a real estate broker who became an auctioneer in the 1980s. In 2009, Ms. Bytnar and her husband, Brandon, moved to Southwest Florida where their families had vacationed. While her mom and aunts have separate businesses (and are also competitors) in Ohio, auctioning real estate, cars and other items, Ms. Bytnar has found her niche in benefit auctions here, an area rich in philanthropic giving. As an ambassador for a nonprofit, youre not just selling items youre selling the emotion of the cause, she said. And that comes down to a professional auctioneer that knows how to leverage the stories and emotions that are tied to a great group. AUCTIONSFrom page 1 Sara and Beth Rose Bytnar Sara Rose Bytnar COURTESY PHOTOSScott Robertson raises funds for three of the top 10 wine festivals in the U.S. and many other nonprofit fundraisers.
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Guest speaker Michelle Hinson, newly elected chair of the Institute for Public Relations, will discuss What Drives Choice and Behavior? $27 for members, $35 for non-members, $27 for non-profits and $20 for students. Reservations required by April 20. Call Deb Jonsson at 6493689 or visit gulfcoastprsa.org. The first of six programs in the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerces summer lunch networking series takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, at Artichoke & Company, 11920 Saradrienne Lane in Bonita Springs. Guest speaker is Bill Sedgeman, chairman of C1 Bank. The public is welcome. $30 for chamber members, $45 for others. Reservations required. Call 992-2943 or visit bonitaspringschamber.com. The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce holds its annual dinner from 6-9 p.m. Friday, May 1, at The RitzCarlton Golf Resort. $175. Reservations required by April 1. Visit napleschamber.org/events. 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Naples | $469,900 GLEN EAGLE LAGO VILLAGGIO GORDIE LAZICH239.777.2033 firstname.lastname@example.org MARK MARAN239.777.3301 email@example.com TOGETHER WE ARE DEDICATED TO PROVIDING OUR PERSONALIZED CONCIERGE SERVICE TO OUR BUYERS AND SELLERS. EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS Naples | $429,900 INDIGO LAKES GORDIE LAZICH & MARK MARAN Naples | $489,900 TIBURON CASTILLOHouse Hunting:This partially furnished three-bedroom, three-bath condominium in petfriendly Pelican Isle offers true western gulf views with endless sunsets. The oversized master bedroom and master bath along with a split floor plan give this unit an open and airy feeling of comfort and serenity. The 3,000-plus square feet of living area includes a private lanai overlooking mangroves and natural estuaries where birds, manatee and dolphins play. Only a few steps to pool and spa and a short shuttle to the beach, this unit offers many amenities plus an optional one-year trial membership at Pelican Isle Yacht Club. Boat slips are available to buy or lease, and there are no bridges to maneuver when heading out into the Gulf of Mexico. Kelly Capolino of Keating Associates Real Estate Professionals has the listing for $865,000. For more information or to arrange a showing, call 877-6700 or email Kelly@naples.net. 445 Dockside Drive, #B202 in Pelican Isle COURTESY PHOTOS REAL ESTATEFORT MYERS FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 2015 B10 Overall activity in the Naples area real estate market across all price categories remains steady, according to the first-quarter 2015 market report released by the Naples Area Board of Realtors. NABOR tracks home listings and sales within Collier County (excluding Marco Island). Most notable in the report is the $300,000-$500,000 category for condominiums, in which the overall closed and pending sales increased by double digits in the first quarter of 2015. Statistics show a recent shift in buyer focus from single-family homes to condominiums. Broker analysts reviewing the first-quarter report agree that a new trend may be emerging, as the report shows condominiums outperforming single-family home sales. As such, these analysts predict condominiums will see continued rise in activity moving into summer. Pending and closed sales in the mid-level price range for both March and first quarter outperformed all other areas of the market, according to Phil Wood, president and CEO of John R. Wood Properties. Perhaps this is reflective of vacation home buyers who want a place to escape the winter weather, Mr. Wood says. Condos are the easiest way for them to do so, since exterior maintenance issues are handled by the associations. The difference in performance between the single-family home market and condo market in the $300,000-$500,000 category for the first quarter is quite impressive, says Steve Barker, advising broker for Equity Realty. In that category, NABOR numbers show condo sales outperforming single-family homes SEE NABOR, B24 SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________
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NAPLES 5BR/4 Full & 1 Half BA, 4655sqft Under AC Minutes to Beach, Shopping & Downtown Naples $2,450,000 MLS 214051295 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 MOORINGS NAPLES 3BR, 3.5BA Waterfront Townhouse Investors: Existing One Year Lease at $3,000/mo. $839,000 MLS 214030966 Steve Suddeth & Jennifer Nicolai 239.784.0693 GOLDEN SHORES NAPLES 4 BR, 2 BA, Pool, Water Slide, 3+ Acres Artist Studio, 4 Car Garage Behind Home $499,000 MLS 214069928 Gabe Mellein 239.825.2234 NEW PRICE GOLDEN GATE ESTATES OFF DANIELS PKWY 5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms West of I-75 with 1 Acre $382,000 MLS 214070184 David Steele 239.287.7097 NEW PRICE FORT MYERS NORTH NAPLES 2 Bedroom + Den, 2 Bath Carriage Home Private Setting on Golf Course (Preserve View) $294,900 MLS 215001832 Barbara Irons 239.821.2510 VANDERBILT COUNTRY CLUB NAPLES Less Than 4 Miles From Downtown Naples Canal-front Home on Double-Lot $210,000 MLS 215011018 Loretta Young's Team Lavita 239.784.1984 NEW PRICE SUNSET HOMES SPRING RIDGE Beautiful Custom Courtyard 4 BR +Den Home Expansive Living Areas, Perfect for Entertaining $2,299,000 MLS 214021549 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 BONITA BAY FIVE STAR GOLF RESORT 3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Turnkey Furnished Third Floor Carriage Home $835,000 MLS 215016463 Debbie Dekevich 239.877.4194 TIBURON NORTH NAPLES 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Baths Among Best Views at VCC $479,900 MLS 215018074 Barbara Irons 239.821.2510 VANDERBILT COUNTRY CLUB PLANTATION Newly Renovated Open Floor Plan $369,000 MLS 215018000 Kurt Petersen 239.777.0408 PLANTATIONS BONITA SPRINGS Attached Villa 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, 2-Car Garage Panoramic Lake & Golf Course Views $284,000 MLS 215009062 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 SPANISH WELLS BEING SOLD TURNKEY Top Floor 2BR, 2BA Condo 9.5 Ceilings, Crown Molding $184,900 MLS 215019092 Michael May 239.949.0000 LOVELY CONDO AT BLUE HERON ORCHID RIDGE 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, Executive Study, Wine Room 230 Ft Panoramic Water & Golf View, Lanai, Gazebo $1,899,000 MLS 215009589 Greg Lewis, The Lewis Team 239.287.1158 SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS RIVIERA 3 BR, 3 BA Pool Home with Golf Views Expansive Great Room $699,000 MLS 215013676 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 BONITA BAY NAPLES 2 Story St. Tropez Floor Plan, 3,864sqft Total Bright, Sunny Kitchen, Incredible Master Suite $450,000 MLS 215008345 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 LAGO VILLAGGIO MARINA COVE Beautifully Decorated Turnkey Unit! 3BR/3BA Ground Floor Unit $349,000 MLS 214065290 Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 WINDSTAR HIGHLY DESIRABLE 3 Bedroom/2 Bath Home at Great Price Large Back Yard, Room For Pool $259,000 MLS 215005717 Zach Fischer, The Fischer Group 239.777.7500 NAPLES PARK BONITA BEACH Great Sunsets Cross the Street to the Beach $174,900 MLS 214065734 Gary Ryan 239.273.6796 GREAT LOCATION NAPLES Beautiful Single Family Home Walking Distance to Beach, Venetian Village & Fresh Market $1,590,000 MLS 215017759 Dodona Roboci 239.776.8123 PARK SHORE VISTAS 2 Bedrooms +Den, 3 Baths Private Outdoor Terraces $569,000 MLS 212006581 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.564.5717 BONITA BAY NAPLES 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Baths Oakmont Model With Many Upgrades $449,900 MLS 215017506 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 NEW PRICE ISLAND WALK HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER 3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom with Attached Garage Tons of Natural Light and Lake Views $340,000 MLS 214063279 Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 BRIDGEWATER BAY LOVELY SINGLE FAMILY HOME 2 Bedroom + Den, 2-Car Garage Large, Corner Lot $239,900 MLS 215006967 Michael May 239.989.6357 COUNTRYSIDE NAPLES Charming First Floor 2BR, 2BA Residence 15 Minutes to 5th Ave & Beaches $159,900 MLS 214069574 Daniela Needler, Martinovich Group 239.249.2400 KINGWOOD GARDEN
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB16 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 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 $569,000Mindy Young 248-0258 OPEN HOUSE APRIL 26 FROM 1-4PM Kathleen Stanton REALTOR239.email@example.com 840 17th Avenue South $6,795,000 -Naples Bay views -Southern exposure -7,894 square feet under roof 661 6th Avenue North $4,450,000 -6 bedrooms -Oversized lot -Quiet, peaceful location AQUALANE SHORES Summer 2015 Completion OLDE NAPLES Just Listed Custom Tailored Real Estate Services $27 million building to replace clubhouse at Pelican BayThe Club Pelican Bay has announced plans to replace its 35-year-old clubhouse with a new, $27 million building looking out over the clubs fairway, lake and signature ninth hole. Covered and open decks will run the length of the clubhouse and include new fire pits and increased capacity for outdoor dining. The clubs new fitness center and spa will be added upstairs over the cart building, which will include a golftraining area. The project will be staged to provide club members continued use of the club throughout construction. The new cart building will be completed before the clubhouse is razed, and its second floor, with kitchen and outdoor dining, will be used as a temporary clubhouse. The building that houses the mens and ladies locker rooms will be renovated during construction. The clubs full-time employees will continue work throughout the project. The Club Pelican Bay has 27 holes of golf, designed by Arthur Hills, with six tee locations on each hole offering challenges for players of all levels. With member approval, the private, member-owned club welcomes residents and nonresidents of Pelican Bay. The club was the first in Southwest Florida to host the PGA Senior Tour Aetna Challenge in 1988; the tournament returned in 1989 and 1990. To learn more about The Club Pelican Bay, call membership director Donna Marie Amy at 514-2494 or visit theclubpelicanbay.com. Got Download?The iPad App Its Local. Its Entertaining. Its Mobile.Its FREE! Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.comiPad is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. All rights reserved. Search Florida Weekly in the iTunes App Store today.
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB18 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 2015 INTEGRITY EXPERTISE DIRECTION FOR REAL ESTATE firstname.lastname@example.org www.FosterTeam.biz BRIDGETTE FOSTER Downing-Frye Realty SOUTH END PENTHOUSE, 3,320 SF, 10-foot ceilings, formal dining room and bar area, master suite with ultimate views, oversized walk-in closets and spacious bathroom. REDUCED! $2,089,000 Pelican Isle I, Penthouse #1101 AMAZING VIEWS from all rooms; end unit, 3BR+den/3.5BA, 10-foot ceilings, updated kitchen, new appliances, center island, handscraped wood oors, boat slip and club membership available. $1,699,000 Pelican Isle I, #1001 STUNNING 3,096 SF, kitchen completely redone with cabinetry by NEFF, Sub-Zero refrigerator, oor-to-ceiling wine cooler, granite, largest lanai of all Pelican Isle units plus private lanai off master suite; boat slip available. $1,665,000 Pelican Isle III, #405 BRIGHT AND SPACIOUS END UNIT, 3BR+den/3.5BA, refurbished kitchen, marble oors, living room built-in, master suite with his-and-her walk-in closets, two new A/C units and beautiful waterfront views. $1,399,000 Pelican Isle I, #501 WIDE OPEN LIVING SPACE, granite kitchen, 3BR/3.5BA, master suite offers private balcony and oversized walk-in closet, spacious lanai is the largest of the oor plans at Pelican Isle, views of Wiggins Bay. REDUCED! $1,225,000 Pelican Isle III, #205 PRISTINE 3BR/3BA; kitchen offers a walk-in pantry, morning room with veranda, large living room and lanai overlooking the water, newer A/C units and water heater and plantation shutters; furniture pack age available. $899,999 Pelican Isle III, #202 Fiddlers Creek announceslast phase of homes in SonomaThe final phase of coach homes is now available in Sonoma at Fiddlers Creek. Five homes are under construction and should be completed in the next few months. Offered by Lennar Homes, Sonomas 11 two-story buildings have four residences per building. Each three-bedroom floor plan has a covered patio, and most residences overlooking shimmering lakes. Two floor plans are available. The Florence is a ground-floor residence with 1,741 square feet of air-conditioned living space and 2,338 total square feet, including a two-car garage. Standard upgrades include 20-inch diagonal tile throughout the wet areas and entryways; granite countertops in the kitchen and baths; 42-inch raised panel wood cabinets in the kitchen; Colonial-style wood casing and baseboards; and crown molding in the living areas and master suite. Base price for the Florence is $288,990; the four move-in-ready Florence coach homes are priced from $295,985. The Verona is a second-story coach home with 2,110 square feet of airconditioned living space and 2,858 total square feet, including a two-car garage. The master bedroom toward the rear of the home has an oversized walk-in closet and master bath allowing for ultimate privacy. Base price for the Verona is $308,990; the move-in-ready Verona coach home is priced from $315,985. Each home in the village of Sonoma is constructed of steelreinforced concrete block with a built-in wall pest control system. Exterior design features include concrete tile roofs, brick paver entryways and driveways and an automatic in-ground sprinkler system. Interior design features include GE appliances, hurricane glass windows and doors and many energy saving features. The entrance to Fiddlers Creek is off Collier Boulevard on the way to Marco Island. Community amenities include the 54,000-square-foot club and spa with casual and formal dining, fitness center, swimming complex and tennis courts. Fiddlers Creek residents have the opportunity to join The Golf Club and The Tarpon Club for beach and boating. A limited number of nonresident annual and seasonal memberships with term date flexibility are also available at both The Golf Club and The Tarpon Club. For more information, call 732-9300 or visit fiddlerscreek.com. Garden homes introduced at WCIs Livingston LakesWCI Communities has added garden homes to its options in Livingston Lakes, the companys newest Naples community. In two-story buildings with views of lakes and nature preserves, there are 10 great-room designs available with two and three bedrooms and two baths. Square footage ranges from 1,168 to 1,258 square feet of airconditioned living space. Garden homes 102 and 202 offer 1,256 total square feet with a spacious owners suite, a second bedroom with a private bath and walk-in closet and a flex space off the kitchen that can be used as a dining room or hobby area. The largest garden homes, 101 and 201, offer 1,346 total square feet and three bedrooms providing private space to accommodate guests. Additional garden home designs feature a den adjacent to the great room that affords even more opportunity to personalize the space. Garden homes start at $209,990. Livingston Lakes maintenance-free coach homes and carriage homes by WCI offer two bedrooms and two baths and range from 1,375 to 2,152 square feet of living space. Two carriage home designs are available in two-story, fourhome buildings with lake views; each two-story coach home building offers six home designs. Each Livingston Lakes home provides owners retreats with walk-in closets and baths offering glassenclosed showers. Kitchens feature breakfast bars, granite countertops, recessed-panel cabinet doors and Whirlpool appliances. Ceramic tile flooring is in select rooms, as are decorative base moldings and casings. Homes also offer Whirlpool washers and dryers, highefficiency air-conditioning systems and insulated impact-resistant glass doors and windows for improved energy efficiency and security. Livingston Lakes 3,343-square-foot lakefront clubhouse, now under construction, will consist of two buildings connected by a breezeway, an entry courtyard with a fireplace, a clubroom, catering kitchen, island bar and a fitness center. With alfresco seating on the clubroom patio and a large sundeck with chaises and four cabana pavilions, the centerpiece of the clubhouse will be the 2,000-square-foot pool with two dedicated lap lanes. The entrance to the 46-acre Livingston Lakes is on the east side of Livingston Road just south of Immokalee Road. For more information, stop by the new sales center at 15161 Palmer Lake Circle, call 444-3490 or visit livingstonlakeswci.com. The living room in a Florence coach home by Lennar Homes. Garden homes at Livingston Lakes are in two-story buildings.
INTRODUCINGAN IN THE PARK LIFESTYLEONLY AT TALIS PARKCORSICA 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.239.449.5900 TalisPark.com A Kitson & Partners Community Visit The Award-Winning Garden House Sales Center at 16980 Livingston Rd, Naples, FL 3411024 Choice Home Sites with Water and Multiple Fairway Views Adjacent to Talis Park Sports Complex Featuring Har-Tru Tennis Courts, Tennis Pro Shop, Lap Pool, and Bocce Ball Courts Luxurious 3,000 to 4,500 Sq. Ft. Residences by Fox Custom Builders, Harbourside Custom Homes, Sunwest Homes Home and Lot Packages From $1.6 Million*$9 MAKE ITYOUR OWNSEE IT, TOUCH IT, FEEL IT
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AT SEAGLASS LIKE NOWHERE ELSE. It feels weightless. Carefree. To roam this space that indulges you. To entertain. To laugh. Far above the tropic splendor. The light at Seaglass. It changes everything. Shine RESIDENCES FROM $1MCoastal contemporary tower & penthouse residences | Open oor plans | Designer nishes With access to Championship golf | World-class tennis | Marina | Parks & preserves SEAGLASSATBONITABAY.COM26951 Country Club Drive | Bonita Springs | 239.301.4940ORAL 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. Equal Housing Opportunity. at
Harbourside to Start Aviano Model in Corsica at Talis ParkTalis Park announced that Harbourside Custom Homes is poised to begin construction of its furnished Aviano model residence in Corsica, a new neighborhood within the gated golf course community in North Naples. Developer Kitson & Partners recently expanded the communitys single-family home site offering by releasing twelve of the twenty-four home sites in Corsica. Corsicas north-facing home sites offer water and multiple fairway views and are situated adjacent to the new Talis Park Sports Complex. Twentythree of the Corsica home sites measure 65 or 77-feet and will accommodate residences from 3,000 to 4,500 square feet. One 90-foot site is also available. Residences in Corsica will be built by Harbourside, Sunwest Homes, and Fox Custom Builders. Three and four bedroom plus study residences will showcase Italian, Caribbean Colonial, Spanish Eclectic architectural styles. Home and lot packages are available from $1.6 million. In addition to Corsica, Harbourside is a Participating Custom Builder in Talis Parks Seneca, Fairgrove, and Brightling neighborhoods. The Avianos great room floor plan, a spacious outdoor living area, and a three-car garage offer a total of over 4,000 square feet with nearly 3,000 square feet under air. The plan features three bedrooms, threeand-a-half baths, a study, a formal dining room, and a spacious island kitchen and breakfast nook. The outdoor living area includes a pool and spa with a screened colonnade surround and pavered deck, a fireplace, and a summer kitchen. Construction of the Aviano model is expected to begin by the beginning of May. Pricing will be determined as construction progresses. Corsica is situated adjacent to Talis Parks new Sports Complex and south entry gate scheduled for completion this fall. The approximately three-acre Sports Complex will feature six lighted Har-Tru tennis courts with pavilions for resting between matches, a tennis pro shop and clubhouse with restrooms and a beverage center, four bocce ball courts, a fifty-foot two-lane lap pool, and landscaped areas. A green space will provide a gathering and event place reminiscent of the communitys Great Lawn located at Talis Parks Grand Piazza. The Sports Complex will complete the array of amenities Kitson has designed to enhance Talis Parks healthoriented lifestyle. The entry gate at the south end of Talis Park Drive will provide access to the community via Veterans Memorial Parkway. The south entry will include a guard house and a private entry lane for residents. Kitson will create a memorable approach to the communitys south entrance with significant landscaping enhancements along approximately 1,000-feet of Veterans Memorial Parkway between the south entry gate and Livingston Road. Both the Sports Complex and the south entry gate are expected to be completed by late fall of this year. Corsica residents will enjoy the dining, fitness, and spa facilities at the communitys Vyne House clubhouse. Construction of the 26,470 square feet under air, multi-level Phase II of the Vyne House clubhouse is underway and on schedule for completion in late November of this year. Talis Parks residents continue to enjoy dining at Fionas Market Caf, working out at the worldclass Core Fitness Center, and relaxing at the Esprit Spa that opened at Vyne House in December of 2013. Fionas offers a dining experience that complements the completed Casa Corteses outdoor dining and lounge experience overlooking the Talis Park Golf Clubs pristine driving range. Vyne House will include a total of 32,052 square feet under air and 25,065 square feet of outdoor space upon completion. Phase II site work and infrastructure, including grading and excavation work for the foundation and the installation of water, sewer, and drainage lines, have been completed. Vertical construction is progressing as planned. The building shell has been completed and provides a risen structure offering a sense of the buildings design and scale. The building will be completely dried in before the summer rainy season allowing interior finishing work to be completed without weather related delays. Phase II will introduce Vyne Court, an open-air courtyard that is the centerpiece of Vyne House. In addition to serving as a point of entry, Vyne Court will be used as a social space perfectly 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 Vyne Court, aerobics and cardio workout rooms, and a uniquely designed Wine Room/Board Room. The lower level of Vyne House Phase II will host the golf pro shop as well as the mens and ladies locker rooms. Phase II will also include the completion of a resort style pool with a large pool deck as well as a stately rotunda that will feature an oversized, two-sided fireplace and overlook the 18th green. In addition to the Sports Complex and Vyne House, Talis Parks amenities include a golf course that is one of just two Greg Norman-Pete Dye designed golf courses in the world. Known for the splendor of its glittering lakes and Sea Dwarf Paspalum fairways and greens, the course is consistently ranked among the top twenty golf courses in Florida. Talis Parks residential choices range from penthouse-style condominiums priced from the $700s to estate residences starting at $2.5 million. Completed and soon-to-be-completed furnished models and unfurnished Resident Ready homes are available. Additional furnished models are poised to begin construction. Talis Park is located in North Naples on Livingston Road just north of Immokalee Road. Visit Talis Parks Garden House Sales Center at 16980 Livingston Road in North Naples, or visit Talis Park online at talispark.com. ADVERTORIAL An enclave of just fourteen luxury condominium residences situated immediately adjacent to Talis Parks Vyne House clubhouse and signature Great Lawn, the Residences at Vyne Houses distinctive ambiance is based on the premise that proximity, style, and exceptional service matter. Talis Park homeowners enjoy the already completed world-class fitness facilities at the Core Fitness Center at Vyne House. The new Corsica neighborhood at Talis Park offers an In the Park lifestyle overlooking the fairways and lakes of the communitys Greg Norman-Pete Dye designed golf course. The Corsica neighborhood at Talis Park is situated adjacent to the communitys new approximately three-acre Sports Complex that will feature six lighted Har-Tru tennis courts. Adjacent to the Great Lawn at Talis Parks Grand Piazza, the already completed Fionas Market Caf is located at Vyne House. Th e Co rs ic a ne ig hb or ho od a t Ta li s Pa rk i s si tu at ed a dj ac en t to t he Cii iiij Th e ne w Co rs ic a ne ig hb or ho od a t Ta li s Pa rk o ff er s an I n th e Pa rk T T Cii iff AdjacenttotheGreatLawnatTalisPark sGrandPiazzathealready A nen cl ave of j us t fo ur te en l uxuryco nd om in iu mre si de ncess it ua te d im me di at el y ad ja ce nt t o Ta li s Pa rk s V yne Ho use cl ub ho usean d TalisParkhomeownersenjoythealreadycompletedworld class A A
1220 GORDON RIVER TRAIL, NAPLES, FL 34105239.261.3148 estuaryatgreyoaks.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 s ources including, but not limited to, county records and multiple listing services, and may include approximations. All information is deemed accurate and neither suggests nor infers that Sothebys International Realty participated as either the listing or cooperating agent or broker in the sale or purchase of the properties d epicted. Marketed exclusively by The West Indies-inspired Neapolitan estate is a custom, open oor plan with over 7,700 square feet of living space, ve bedrooms and ve full and two half baths, centrally located clubroom, second oor loft, attached four-car garage, and expansive outdoor living area overlooking a lake and golf course. $6,995,000 FURNISHEDThe stunning, soft-contemporary Biscayne estate features a clean exterior and open oor plan in over 7,500 square feet with ve bedrooms, ve full and two half baths, spacious study, second-story game room, and magnicent, glass-tiled pool with oating spa and re feature. $7,495,000 FURNISHEDVisit the Estuary Sales Center for a personal tour today.9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Monday Saturday Noon 5:00 p.m. Sunday INTRODUCING ESTUARYS NEWEST CUSTOM MODELS OPEN THIS SUNDAY FROM PM OPEN THIS SUNDAY FROM PMThis open great room oor plan, perfectly situated in Estuarys Marsh Wren neighborhood, features 3,516 luxurious square feet with three bedrooms, den, three full baths plus powder room, threecar plus golf cart garage, saline pool and spa, covered lanai with gas replace and outdoor kitchen.VILLAS FROM $1,910,000 BISCAYNE BY G.E.S. CONSTRUCTION LIMITED NEAPOLITAN BY STOCK SIGNATURE HOMES FABIANA BY LUTGERT CONSTRUCTION
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB24 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 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! 331 Hazelcrest $170,000New to market. Pick where you want to live. Super deep lot, great street, close to park. FEATURED HOMESITE Flamingo Fairways Lely ResortBeautiful & affordable. 2 BR/2BA +den. Spectacular summer kitchen on lanai. Garage. $269,900 NEW TO MARKET Seaview #208 $364,900Beautiful, renovated unit. Lovely decor. Granite, large tile, nice furnishings. 2 BR/2 BA. BEACH ACCESS The Sands D-307 $285,000Bright & cheerful unit w/wall-to-wall windows. End unit, Nice view, offered furnished. Great amenities. BEST MARCO LOCATION ILLUSTRATED PROPERTIESServing North Naples and the Surrounding Area Joanne CiesielskiNaples Of ce top Producer239.287.6732 Brian Carey 239.370.8687 Karen Carey 239.216.8826 naplescarey.com OPPORTUNITY North Naples Resort Style Living! Village Walk Town Center is the focus of the communitys unique lifestylea lifestyle people dream aboutmeeting friends for a swim, a workout or a set of tennis. Then grabbing lunch or dinner at the on-site restaurant. Relaxing to soothing sounds of fountains or taking a stroll around the many lake and footbridges. Stop by our on-site of ce to view the community and all it has to offer! Extreme kitchen makeover and wood tile throughout with a prime, big lake location make this the Oakmont of the year! Custom pool with spill-over spa, cul-de-sac, 3 plus den, 2 bath, 2 car side-load garage. This is the one to see and fall in love with!! $529,000 Village Walk offers a full array of activities, and full recreational facilities reserved exclusively for residents use with no equity or membership fees! VILLAGE WALK MUST SEE HOMEhe adds, pending sales for condominiums increased 53 percent. While the single-family home market is very good, he adds, pending sales for single-family homes in the same price category increased only half that, at 26 percent. Supporting analysis presented by Cindy Carroll of the real estate appraisal and consultancy firm Carroll & Carroll Inc., at NABOR Economic Summit earlier this month, several brokers point out that the first-quarter market report indicates location as a big factor in home sales activity. Mike Hughes remarks that the overall median closed price in all geo-specific areas of the county increased double digits compared to the same quarter last year. In both the central Naples and south Naples areas, Kathy Zorn adds, the median closed price rose 17 percent compared to the first quarter of 2014. Overall inventory for the $300,000$500,000 category in the first quarter of 2015 increased 14 percent, from 934 homes in the first quarter of 2014 to 1,061 homes in the first quarter of 2015. Only the inventory in the over-$2 million category had a larger increase 18 percent, expanding from 400 homes in the first quarter of 2014 to 471 homes in the first quarter of 2015. The number of people paying cash for their homes remains strong, Mr. Barker says, adding that 73 percent of all home sales in the first quarter of 2015 were cash-only purchases. Strict lending standards combined with low inventory continue to give the advantage to cash buyers in this housing market, he says. Bill Poteet of Poteet Properties says traditional sales dominated the market at 91 percent. There were 921 traditional sales and only 19 non-traditional (short sale and/or foreclosed) sales, Mr. Poteet says. He also notes that the March market performance is typically a leading indicator of whats to come in summer. The NABOR 2015 first-quarter market report provides comparisons of singlefamily home and condominium sales (via the Southwest Florida MLS), price ranges and geographic segmentation and includes an overall market summary. Here are some of the overall findings: Overall pending sales increased 3 percent, from 3,532 in first-quarter 2014 to 3,628 in the same period this year. Pending sales in the single-family home market increased 5 percent, from 1,563 to 1,634. Pending sales in the condominium market increased 1 percent, from 1,969 condos in first-quarter 2014 to 1,994 this year. Overall closed sales decreased 4 percent, from 2,409 to 2,312 in firstquarter this year compared with firstquarter 2014. In the $0-$300,000 category, closed sales for single-family homes decreased 13 percent, from 473 single-family homes in first-quarter 2014 to 412 in 2015. First-quarter closed sales for singlefamily homes increased 14 percent in the $300,000-$500,000 category, from NABORFrom page 1
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 2015 B25 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 mult iple listing services, and may include approximations. All information is deemed accurate and neither suggests nor infers that Sothebys International Realty participated as either the listing or coope rating agent or broker in the sale or purchase of the properties depicted.baycolonyexperts.com PARK SHORELe Rivage #11N $6,950,000 BAY COLONY Leah D. Ritchey 239.289.0433 firstname.lastname@example.org Amy Becker 239.272.3229 email@example.com BAY COLONYMansion La Palma #103 $989,000 Toscana #204 $1,395,000 BAY COLONYTrieste #705 $2,275,000 1703 Persimmon Drive $2,750,000PELICAN MARSH 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 l imited to, county records and multiple listing services, and may include approximations. All information is deemed accurate and neither suggests nor infers that Sothebys International Realty participated as either the listing or cooperating agent or broker in the sale or purchase of the propertie s depicted.For professional market knowledge, exemplary service and a condential consultation, contact me today. BAY FOREST | $449,000 15551 ROYAL FERN LANE CAPE CORAL | $329,000 5318 COLONADE COURT PALM RIVER | $399,000 174 OLD TAMIAMI TRAIL MARCO ISLAND | $750,000 1810 DADE COURT INDIGO LAKES | RESERVED 14794 FRIPP ISLAND COURT BERKSHIRE LAKES | $396,000 6632 MERRYPORT LANE VANDERBILT BEACH | RESERVED 5 BLUEBILL AVENUE #310 VANDERBILT BEACH | $679,000 11030 GULF SHORE DRIVE #201 JON PETER VOLLMER, PABroker Associate firstname.lastname@example.org jonvollmer.premiersothebysrealty.com JON PETER VOLLMER, PA 239.250.9414 NAPLES 727 NEAPOLITAN WAY 2155 CAY LAGOON V ANDERBILT BEACH 464 CONNERS AVENUE 128 HERON AVENUE MARCO ISLAND 781 HULL COURT HIGH POINT 37 HIGH POINT CIRCLE 9 HIGH POINT CIRCLE OLDE CYPRESS 3144 TERRAMAR DRIVE POSITANO PLACE 12960 POSITANO CIRCLE 12936 VIOLINO LANE WYNDEMERE 202 EDGEMERE WAY SOUTH 186 EDGEMERE WAY INDIGO LAKE S 14794 FRIPP ISLAND COMPLETED SALES 2015 ISLAND WALK 3924 VALENTIA WAY VER ONA WALK 8124 XENA LANE 7303 CARDUCCI COURT PALM RIVER 813 PALM VIEW MOORINGS 3400 GULF SHORE BOULEVARDCOMPLETED SALES 2014 264 in 2014 to 300 in 1Q 2015. The Overall median closed price increased 13 percent, from $265,000 in first-quarter 2014 to $300,000 in 2015. Overall median closed price for homes over $2 million increased 11 percent, from $2,877,000 to $3,200,000. The median closed price for condominiums in the $2 million and above category decreased 13 percent, from $2,775,000 in 2014 to $2,405,000 in 2015. Overall inventory decreased 3 percent, from 4,405 homes in first-quarter 2014 to 4,253 in the same period of 2015. Inventory of single-family homes in the $0-$300,000 category decreased 28 percent, from 537 in 2014 to 385 in firstquarter 2015. In the $500,000-$1 million category, inventory of single-family homes increased 21 percent, from 529 in firstquarter 2014 to 640 in 2015. Inventory for condominiums in the $2 million and above category increased 77 percent, from 39 in first-quarter 2014 to 69 in 2015. Average days on market decreased 11 percent, from 95 in first-quarter 2014 to 85 in first-quarter 2015.March 2015 versus March 2014The NABOR market report for March 2015 was also recently released and reflects these overall (single-family and condominium) findings: Overall pending sales increased 9 percent, from 1,399 homes in March 2014 to 1,520 homes in March 2015. Overall closed sales increased 3 percent, from 981 homes in March 2014 to 1,014 homes in March 2015. The overall median closed price increased 12 percent, from $248,000 in the 12 months ending March 2014 to $278,000 in the 12 months ending March 2015. The overall median closed price in the $0-$300,000 category increased 9 percent, from $165,000 in the 12 months ending March 2014 to $189,000 in the 12 months ending March 2015. Overall inventory decreased 3 percent, from 4,405 homes in March 2014 to 4,253 in March 2015. Average days on market decreased 16 percent, from 94 days in March 2014 to 80 days in March 2015. The numbers show that the lower the price category, the faster the home will sell and vice versa, says Brenda Fioretti, managing broker at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty. Homes in the $0-$300,000 range sold in an average of 64 days in the first quarter of 2015, while homes over $2 million category stayed on the market 152 days, she says. The first-quarter 2015 and March 2015 market reports reflect exactly what the economic experts predicted at NABORs economic summit: that the real estate industry in Florida is very good and will stay that way through 2015. View the entire report at naplesarea. com.
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB26 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 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>$200,0001 VERONA WALK 7657 Rozzini Lane $279,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 >$300,0002 RIVER ROYALE 27199 River Royale Court $349,900 PSIR Craig Wolf 239.850.3172 3 BERKSHIRE LAKES 6632 Merryport Lane $396,000 PSIR Jon Peter Vollmer 239.250.9414 >$400,0004 INDIGO LAKES 14826 Tybee Island Drive $429,900 PSIR Gordie Lazich 239.777.2033 5 ISLAND WALK 2860 Hatteras Way $498,500 PSIR Fahada Saad 239.595.8500>$500,0006 VANDERBILT BEACH GULF BREEZE 21 Bluebill Avenue #606B $565,000 PSIR Denise Sands 215.327.9930 7 PALMIRA GOLF CLUB 14039 Tivoli Terrace $589,000 PSIR Jacquie Lewisy 239.913.9722 >$600,0008 OLDE CYPRESS 2893 Lone Pine Lane $619,000 PSIR Lynn Applebaum 239.776.5055 9 VANDERBILT BEACH VANDERBILT YACHT & RACQUET CLUB 1130 Gulf Shore Drive #201 $679,000 PSIR Jon Peter Vollmer 239.250.9414 >$700,00010 BONITA BAY VISTAS 4751 Bonita Bay Boulevard #1603 $794,900 PSIR Ray Felitto 239.910.5340 Also Available: #405 $399,900>$800,00011 PELICAN BAY VILLAS 571 Gulf Park Drive $895,000 PSIR Susie Culp 239.290.9000 12 FIDDLERS CREEK MAJORCA 8612 Majorca Lane $895,000 PSIR Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 >$900,00013 VINEYARDS TERRACINA 425 Terracina Court $950,000 PSIR Debra Gray Waton 239.293.9057 14 ROYAL HARBOR OYSTER BAY BAYVIEW ESTATES 1313 Chesapeake Avenue #4-B $950,000 PSIR Celine Julie Godof 239.404.9917 15 OAKES ESTATES 5741 English Oaks Lane $989,000 PSIR Tatyana Sallee 239.293.5017 16 WYNDEMERE ROSEMEADE 405 Rosemeade Lane $999,000 PSIR Robert Hollister 239.250.6113 >$1,000,00017 PELICAN LANDING GOLDCREST 24861 Goldcrest Drive $1,095,000 PSIR Stephanie Coburn 239.825.3470 18 TORINO AT GREY OAKS 2126 Modena Court $1,285,900 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.009719 QUAIL WEST 5982 Sunnyslope Drive $1,749,000 PSIR Teresa Rucker 239.281.237620 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1220 Gordon River Trail From $1,795,000 PSIR Call 239.261.3148 Open Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm & Sunday 12-5pm21 POSITANO AT MEDITERRA 29130 Positano Lane $1,895,000 Amerivest Realty David William Auston, PA 239.280.543322 BONITA BAY DEERWOOD 4431 Deerwood Drive $1,949,000 PSIR Ginger Lickley 239.860.4661 >$2,000,00023 OLD NAPLES MANGROVE BAY 201 Goodlette Road South $2,000,000 Paradise Realty of Naples, LLC Sales Center 239.261.2200 Open Daily24 OLD NAPLES 315 6th Street North $2,150,000 PSIR Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 25 PELICAN MARSH MARSH LINKS 1703 Persimmon Drive $2,750,000 PSIR Robert Hall 239.248.2527 26 OLD NAPLES 561 Palm Circle $2,900,000 PSIR Michael G. Lawler 239.213.7475 27 AQUALANE SHORES 719 17th Avenue South $2,989,000 PSIR Cindy Thompson 239.860.6513 >$3,000,00028 MARCELLO AT MEDITERRA 29111 Marcello Way $3,350,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.009729 MARCO ISLAND 591 Hammock Court $3,375,000 PSIR Jim Prange 239.642.1133 30 PARK SHORE 300 Mermaids Bight $3,450,000 PSIR Michael G. Lawler 239.213.7475 31 THE MOORINGS 260 Cuddy Court $3,650,000 PSIR Michael G. Lawler 239.213.747532 OLD NAPLES RIDGE LAKE 627 5th Avenue North $3,695,000 PSIR Peter Reppucci 239.595.6500 >$5,000,00033 PORT ROYAL 3060 Green Dolphin Lane $5,185,000 PSIR Beth McNichols 239.821.3304>$6,000,00034 IL CORSINI AT MEDITERRA 15300 Corsini Way $6,499,000 Amerivest Realty David William Auston, PA 239.280.5433>$9,000,00035 PORT ROYAL 3250 Gin Lane $9,650,000 PSIR Vincent Bandelier 239.450.5976 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
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A GUIDE TO THE LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 2015 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYARTS & ENTERTAINMENTCSECTION INSIDEBROUGHT TO YOU BY:Marco Island | 239.642.2222 Broad Avenue | 239.434.2424 Fifth Avenue | 239.434.8770 Estuary at Grey Oaks | 239.261.3148 The Village | 239.261.6161 The Gallery in Central Naples | 239.659.0099 Vanderbilt | 239.594.9494 Residences at Mercato | 239.594.9400 Bonita Springs | 239.948.4000 Sanibel Island | 239.472.2735 Rentals | 239.262.4242 Thoroughly modernArts writer Nancy Stetson takes a tour of Sarasota mid-century buildings. C10 Cuisine NewsDining events, wine notes and a commercial kitchen for culinary entrepreneurs. C32-35 Brighter, softer, funnierBook critic Phil Jason finds a lot to like in the newest Doc Ford mystery. C16 SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYThe Naples Players ETC Readers Theatre ends the season with the fulllength comedy Lady Windermeres Fan by Oscar Wilde. Show time is 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 26, in the Tobye Studio at the Sugden Community Theatre. In this four-act play, Lady Windermere believes her husband is having an affair with Mrs. Erlynne and decides to leave her husband for another man. Mrs. Erlynne attempts to persuade Lady Windermere to go back to her husband, sacrificing herself and her reputation in order to save the marriage. Misunderstandings and deceptions in high-society Victorian London are trademarks of this classic. Diane Davis directs the cast that consists of Dede Brownlee as Lady Windermere, Forrest Wallace as Parker, Paul Graffy as Lord Darlington, Mary Wallace as the Duchess of Berwick, Brigid Wallace as Lady Agatha, Robert Armstrong as Lord Windermere, Denny Hoover as Mr. Dumby, Annie Rosemond as Lady Stutfield, Ann Hoover as Mrs. Cowper-Cowper, Paul Nicodemi as Mr. Hopper, Sepp Ronay as Lord Augustus, Brett Marston as Cecil Graham, Rhonda Brazina as Lady Plymdale, Debera Marra as Mrs. Erlynne and Rhonda Davis as Rosalie. Tickets for $10 are available at the box office or by calling 263-7990. ETC Readers Theatre offers on-stage opportunities for those with varying degrees of experience. The readings are performed without line memorization, props or blocking, in black costume, with limited rehearsals and script in hand. For information about how to get involved in next seasons series of readings, call Becky Troop at 434-7340, ext. 14. ETC wraps up another season of readings Viva laFrance!BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.com ArtsNaples World Festival celebrates music, art, film and cuisine of FranceTurn-of-the-century French poet Andre Suares wrote, Art is the place of perfect freedom, and thanks to ArtsNaples World Festival, Neapolitans can explore how French artists of all sorts explored every corner of their cultural landscape. Starting with a film screening Monday, April 27, and continuing through SEE FRANCE, C4
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mid-May, locals can enjoy dozens of the highest achievements in music, art, film and cuisine from France. A gala Soiree de Cabaret takes place Thursday, April 30, at the Club Pelican Bay. From a gallery exhibition of graphic artist Bernard Villemots famed advertisements to French flower arranging and modern opera, the ArtsNaples World Festival 2015 aims to cover the depth and breadth of an artistic culture that looms large in our cultural conscience but doesnt often make its way to Southwest Florida. The culture of France inhabits our lives on virtually every level, William Noll, ArtsNaples artistic director, says. Making programming choices, he adds, was not as easy as it sounds. French culture spans multiple disciplines and multiple centuries. About 50 events make up the schedule this year. ArtsNaples World Festival began in 2010 when the organization sponsored a performance of the Odessa Philharmonic Orchestra from Ukraine. Since then, the festival has focused on a different country or region each year and has also expanded a bit each year, rallying arts organizations and venues throughout the area to open their doors to visiting artists. So far, Latin America, Russia, Italy and now France have been featured. What we want to do with this festival is to present new productions innovative, avant-garde productions that are based in the classical tradition and that can showcase these wonderful venues, Trey Farmer, ArtsNaples World Festival board chairman, explains. Bringing international talent to the local scene, he adds, is the best of both worlds. Audiences dont often have the chance to hear such artists and compositions in small venues like those the board has selected, including the Bower Chapel at Moorings Park and Moorings Presbyterian Church, he says. Its a very different experience than in a large concert hall where youre a hundred rows away from the performer. Musical highlights this year include a modern adaptation of Bizets La Tragedie de Carmen with mezzosoprano Carla Dirlakov singing the lead (Friday and Saturday, May 1-2, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center), a program of French art songs by lyric soprano Julia Lima (Sunday, May 3, at The von Liebig Art Center), a cabaret performance by Grammywinner Sylvia McNair (Monday, May 4, at the Sugden Community Theatre) and two recitals by organist Bryan Anderson from The Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia (Tuesday, May 5, at Moorings Presbyterian Church). Theres such a unique opportunity with French repertoire that you dont have with other cultures, Mr. Noll says. Our big symphony concert features not only a full symphonic orchestra, but also an organ. You dont have unique instrumentation such as this they dont have this type of repertoire in other cultures. Despite its relatively short history, ArtsNaples World Festival is starting to gain national and international attention. Last year, violinist Nadir Khashimov was able to book at performance at the Louvre in Paris thanks to the buzz he created after playing all 24 of Paganinis Caprices at the Naples festival, according to Mr. Noll. It was such a great success that they found out about it in Paris, he says. Naples is a very lucky place to have people coming from all regions of the earth.French film, foodIn addition to the performing arts, the 2015 festival celebrates French cinematography and cuisine. Film screenings will take place at several venues with introductions by surprise guests from Hollywood and the opportunity for discussion at postscreening receptions. Tickets are $22. Heres the lineup: Francois Truffauts Le Quatre Cent Coup (400 Blows), 1959 A resourceful Parisian boy runs headlong into a life of crime. Screening at 1 p.m. Monday, April 27, at Headquarters Library, 2385 Orange Blossom Drive. Le Regle du Jeu (Rules of the Game), 1939 A multi-faceted look at relations between men and women. Screening at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, at Moorings Park. A Bout de Souffle (Breathless), 1960 A small-time thief murders a policeman and convinces an American journalism student to run away with him to Italy. Screening at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, at Clive Daniel Home. Les Parapluies de Cherbourg (The Umbrellas of Cherbourg), 1964 A young girl separated from her fianc by war faces a life-altering decision. Screening at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at Moorings Park. After the success of last years foodrelated programming, the culinary aspect of ArtsNaples World Festival has expanded this year. Events include A Cocktail Party a la Francaise lunch and small-bites demonstration (Monday, May 4, at La Bazenne restaurant), Demystifying the Truffle over lunch with Lisa Boet of Chez Boet French caf (Tuesday, May 5, at the caf), Inspired by the Sea demonstration and lunch (Wednedsay, May 6, at Sea Salt), Tea and French Flower Arranging (Thursday, May 7, at The Garden District), Beloved French Favorites demonstration and lunch (Friday, May 8, at Le Lafayette) and The Mothers of French Gastronomy, an interactive cooking class and dinner (Sunday, May 10, at La Bazenne). Proceeds from the festival benefit the organizations education initiatives to bring the arts to local children. Its partnership with Fun Time Early Learning Academy takes music and motion classes to preschoolers, and the festivals visiting artists often perform and conduct workshops at area middle and high schools. The organization also runs a year-round program that provides performances, demonstrations and master classes to local students. A gala, Soiree de Cabaret, is scheduled for Thursday, April 30 at the Club at Pelican Bay, where guests will enjoy cabaret singers, showgirls, dancers and more as they take a sidewalk stroll and enjoy culinary treats from cafes. Tickets are $352. Mr. Noll plans to announce a few of next years ArtsNaples World Festival events this year, including an opening performances by the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, and says the board has settled on a 2016 theme of The Best of All Worlds. www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 2015 FRANCEFrom page 1 ArtsNaples World Festival>> What: Multiple performances and events celebrating the culture of France >> When: April 27-May 10 >> Where: Various locations in Naples >> Details and reservations: 390-2788 or artsnaplesworldfestival.com COURTESY PHOTOThe Jasper String Quartet performs works by Debussy and Ravel at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 6, at The von Liebig Art Center. An exhibit of iconic advertising posters by Bernard Villemot is on display at The von Liebig Art Center as part of ArtsNaples World Festival 2015. An opening reception takes place at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 29. Soprano Julia Lima performs lArt de la Melodie (The Art of the French Art Song) at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 3, at The von Liebig Art Center. Grammy winner Sylvia McNair performs Ma vie de Cabaret (Life is a Cabaret) at 8 p.m. Monday, May 4, at the Sugden Community Theatre.
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 2015 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOTHEATERThe Liar By Gulfshore Playhouse through April 26 at The Norris Center. (866) 811-4111 or gulfshoreplayhouse.org. Love, Loss & What I Wore By The Naples Players through April 25 in the Tobye Studio at the Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 or naplesplayers.org. The Merry Wives of Windsor By Shakespeare in Paradise and The Marco Players on select dates through May 3 at Marco Town Center Mall. 6427270 or themarcoplayers.com.The Last Romance By The Naples Players through May 16 at the Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 or naplesplayers.org. Twelfth Night By KidzAct of The Naples Players on Saturday, April 25, at the Sugden Community Theatre. 2637990 or naplesplayers.org.Carmen By Opera Naples and ArtsNaples World Festival Friday and Saturday, May 1-2. 2408 Linwood Ave. 390-2788 or artsnaplesworldfestival.org. August: Osage County By Lets Put On A Show Productions May 15-30 at the Golden Gate Community Center. Letsputonashowproductions.com.The Odd Couple Through May 2 at the Off Broadway Palm Theatre, Fort Myers. 278-4422 or broadwaypalm.com.Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Through May 23 at the Broadway Palm Theatre, Fort Myers. 278-4422 or braodwaypalm.com. The Diary of Anne Frank By Laboratory Theater of Florida on select dates through May 2. 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. 218-0481 or laboratorytheaterflorida.com. Theyre Playing Our Song By TheatreZone April 30-May 10 in the G&L Theatre at Community School of Naples. (888) 966-3352 or theatrezone-florida.com. THURSDAY4.23Garden to Table Learn the secrets of growing and preparing papaya in a class starting at noon at Naples Botanical Garden. $35 for members, $40 nonmembers. 643-7275 or naplesgarden.org. West Side Story FGCUs Renaissance Academy presents a screening and discussion of the classic West Side Story (1961) at 1:30 p.m. at the Naples campus. $5 for members, $6 for non-members. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or fgcu.edu. Panthers in Peril Golden Gate Library hosts a talk about Florida panthers and the threats they face in their natural habitat at 2 p.m. Reservations required. 2432 Lucerne Road. 252-4542 or collierlibrary.org. Yappy Hour Top Dog Kitchen hosts pups and their people for refreshments and dog treats at 5:30 p.m. 7795 Davis Blvd. 331-8143 or topdogkitchen.com.Southern Comedy Old Naples Comedy Club presents Mark Evans 8 p.m. tonight through Saturday, April 25. 1100 Sixth Ave. S. 455-2844 or oldnaplescomedyclub.com. FRIDAY4.24Trivia Night Gordons on the River hosts an Italian buffet at 5 p.m. followed by a trivia contest with prizes at 7 p.m. $25. 475 North Road. 213-1441 or floridamarinaclubs.com.Write it Down FGCUs Renaissance Academy holds a daylong workshop, Memoir as Fiction: A Course for Writers Who Read, starting at 10 a.m. at the Naples campus. $70 for members, $85 for non-members. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 4344737 or fgcu.edu.Mah Jongg and Cards The Naples Italian American Foundation hosts mah jongg and card games 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free for NIAF members $3 for others. 7035 Airport-Pulling Road. 597-5210 or niafoundation.org. Classroom Boogie Miromar Outlets hosts live music and dancing to benefit the Foundation for Lee County Schools Dancing Classrooms program at 6 p.m. 948-3766 or miromaroutlets.com.Kick Up Your Heels Dance the night away beginning at 7 p.m. at the Naples Italian American Foundation. $10. 7035 Airport Road. N. 597-5210 or niafoundation.org. SATURDAY4.25Garden Giving Back Naples Botanical Garden offers discounted admission all day for guests who bring canned goods for donation to the pantry at St. Matthews House. 643-7275 or naplesgarden.com.Yard Sale Score some bargains at the Poinciana Village community yard sale from 8 a.m. to noon. 564-4089.Tamiami Trail To-Do The Museum of the Everglades celebrates the 87th anniversary of the opening of Tamiami Trail with lectures, antique cars and live music from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. 105 West Broadway, Everglades City. 6950008 or colliermuseums.com.Tai Chi Karen McNeil leads an informal session in tai chi from 10 a.m. to noon at Naples Botanical Garden. Regular garden admission applies. 643-7275 or naplesgarden.org.Fun with Prokofiev Naples Philharmonic Orchestra performs a familyfriendly Peter and the Wolf at 3 p.m. and hosts a pre-concert meet-and-greet with real animals at ArtisNaples. $15. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org. Student Recital Winners of the Naples Music Clubs annual scholarships perform at 4 p.m. at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church. 1225 Piper Blvd. 593-0346 or naplesmusicclub.org. Tickling the Ivories Pianist Kevin Sharpe performs at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs at 8 p.m. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or artcenterbonita.org. Final Concert The Southwest Florida Symphony, the Symphonic Chorale of Southwest Florida, Fort Myers Master Singers and the FGCU Chorus join forces for the symphonys final Masterworks Series performances at 8 tonight and 3 p.m. Sunday, April 26, at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers. Each concert is preceded by a lecture by conductor Arlo Deibler. $22-$82. 418-1500 or swflso.org. SUNDAY4.26Free Yoga Bend, stretch and breathe during a free yoga class at 10 a.m. at Whole Foods Market in Mercato. 5525100 or wholefoodsmarket.com.Food Party Taste of Collier returns to Bayfront at 11 a.m. and offers restaurant samples, demonstrations and culinary entertainment. $5 admission, food purchased with tickets. 649-8700 or tasteofcollier.com.All That Jazz The Naples Dixieland Jazz Band performs at 2 p.m. in the band shell at Cambier Park. Free. 263-1113 or naplesdixielandjazzband.com.CAPA Concert Flutist Kat Epple and percussionist Nathan Dyke perform world music at 2 p.m. in the Bower Chapel at Moorings Park. 775-2800 or capacenter.org. Foreign Film The Renaissance Academy of FGCU hosts a screening and discussion of Kolya (Czechoslovakia, 1996) at 2 p.m. A confirmed bachelor is in for the surprise of his life when a get-rich-quick scheme backfires. $5 for members, $6 for non-members. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or fgcu.com.MONDAY4.27Book Talk Friends of the Collier County Library hosts Hank Phillipi Ryan, author of Truth Be Told, at 9:30 a.m. at Bentley Village. $25. 262-8135 or collier-friends.org. Foreign Film Headquarters Library screens The 400 Blows, (Franc e, 1959) at 1 p.m. in conjunction with ArtsNaples World Festival. A resourceful boy grows up in Paris and dashes headlong into a life of crime. 2385 Orange Blossom Drive. $22. 390-2788 or artsnaplesworldfestival. org.Documentary Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens Tims Vermeer (2013) at 7 p.m. Inventor Tim Jenison seeks to understand the painting techniques of Dutch master Johannes Vermeer. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Raod. 489-9595 or artcent erbonita.org. Pasta e Pellicola Naples Italian American Foundation hosts dinner and the movie Incantato (Italy, 2003) at 5:30 p.m. A clumsy academic meets a blind socialite who changes his life. Dinner is served at 5:30 p.m. and the movie starts at 7 p.m. $15 for dinner and movie, $5 for movie alone. 7035 Airport-Pulling Road. 597-5210 or niafoundation.org. TUESDAY4.28Foreign Film ArtsNaples World Festival screens The Rules of the Game, (France, 1939) at 2 p.m. at Moorings Park. A look at the emotional boundaries and battlefields of love and passion between men and women. $22. 390-2788 or artsnaplesworldfestival.org. Florida History Local historian Patty Huff discusses challenges faced by early settlers of the Everglades at 7 p.m. at the Marco Island Historical Museum. Free. 180 S. Heathwood Drive. 642-1440 or themihs.com. Peace Be With You Goddess I Am hosts a seminar on learning to be at peace with anybody at 7 p.m. $25 before April 25, $35 thereafter. 600 Goodlette Frank Road. 228-6949 or goddessiam.com.WEDNESDAY4.29O-Lei Learn how to make a Hawaiian lei with plumeria blossoms in a class at 10 a.m. at Naples Botanical Garden. $35 for members, $40 for others. 643-7275 or naplesgarden.org. Sunset Yoga Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park hosts a gentle yoga class with instructor Candice Oligney at 6:45 p.m. Reservations required. 598-1938 or bvyoga.com.Travelogue The FGCU Renaissance Academy presents an overview of the geography, history and people of Guatemala at 10 a.m. $20 for members, $25 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or fgcu.edu.French Film ArtsNaples World Festival screens Breathless, (France, 1960) at 2 p.m. at Clive Daniel Home. After stealing a car and murdering a motorcycle policeman, a small-time thief reunites with a hip American journalism student and attempts to persuade her to run away with him to Italy. $22. 2777 Tamiami Trail N. 390-2788 or artsnaplesworldfestival.org. Italian Dinner The Naples Italian American Foundation hosts dinner at 6 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m. Reservations required by April 28. $25 for members, $30 for others. 7035 Airport-Pulling Road. 597-5210 or niafoundation.org. Art Reception Naples Art Association hosts a preview reception for its newest exhibitions from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at The von Liebig Center. Free for members, $10 for others. 262-6517 or naplesart.org. Art After Hours Enjoy free admission to The Baker Museum at Artis Naples starting at 6 p.m. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org.Writers Workshop Neapolitan Underground invites aspiring fiction writers to share stories and provide constructive criticism starting at 7 p.m. Free. 4535 Domestic Ave. email@example.com or neapolitanundergound.com.Trumpeter Grammy-winning trumpet player Chris Botti performs at 8 p.m. at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org. The KidzAct troupe of The Naples Players perform Shakespeares Twelfth Night on the outdoor stage at the Sugden Community Theatre at 11 a.m. Saturday. The cast includes Charlotte Atkins as Bes, Kat Shipers as Maria, Zach Cornwall as Sir Toby Belch and Diliana Gresbrink as Fabia. 434-7240 or naplesplayers.org.
WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GONAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 2015 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7 COMING UPGopher Tortoise Talk Park experts at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park discuss gopher tortoises and their roles as one of Floridas keystone species at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 30. 597-6196 or floridastateparks.org/delnorwiggins.Film FGCUs Renaissance Academy screens Double Indemnity (1944) at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 30, at the Naples center of FGCU. A weak and greedy insurance agent is seduced and trapped into a murderous scheme. $5 for members, $6 for non-members. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or fgcu.edu.Art Reception Arts-Mart hosts an opening reception for its exhibition The Book Pages, at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 30. 1495 Pine Ridge Road. Reservations required. 254-8242 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Piano Concert Naples Art Association hosts a piano performance of Debussys etudes at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 2. $42. 262-6517 or artsnaplesworldfestival.org. Top Dog Horticulturalist Bryan Galligan hosts a seminar about identifying poisonous plants and keeping pets safe from them at 3 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at Top Dog Kitchen. Reservations required by Friday, May 1. Free. 7795 Davis Blvd. email@example.com or 331-8143. Baroque Opera Guest vocalists and the Naples Philharmonic perform operatic works by Puccini, Monteverdi, Scarlatti and Handel at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org.Car Cruise-in Miromar Outlets hosts a car show featuring classic, custom and exotic rides at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 3. Free. 948-3766 or miromaroutlets.com.French Concert The Naples Art Association hosts a performance of French art songs by soprano Julia Lima at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 3, at The von Liebig Art Center as part of the ArtsNaples World Festival. $42. 390-2788 or artsnaples.org.Jazz It Up The Naples Dixieland Jazz Band performs at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 3, in the bandshell at Cambier Park. Free 263-6113 or naplesdixielandjazzband.com.Piano Concert Virtuoso pianist Nicholas Medvedev performs French piano masterpieces at 2 p.m. Monday, May 4, at The von Liebig Art Center as part of the ArtsNaples World Festival. $42. 3902788 or artsnaplesworldfestival.org. Cabaret Grammy-winner Sylvia McNair performs as part of the ArtsNaples World Festival at 8 p.m. Monday, Mry 4, at the Sugden Community Theatre. 390-2788 or artsworldfestivalnaples.org. Organ Concert Organist Bryan Anderson performs works from Durufle, Vierne, Widor and Franck at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, at Moorings Presbyterian Church as part of the ArtsNaples World Festival. 390-2788 or artsnaplesworldfestival.org. Cinco de Meow Humane Society of Naples brings its Paws Around Town adoption bus to Shulas at the Hilton Naples from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, May 5. Includes light hors douevres, a raffle and pet swag. $10. 643-1555 or hsnaples.org.Mercato Nights The Appleseed Collective plays the lawn at Mercato at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 5. Free. 254-1080 or mercatoshops.com. Fort Rock Saturdays all-day music festival at JetBlue Park features The Vamps, In This Moment, Godsmack (pictured), Breaking Benjamin, Papa Roach and Slipknot. fortrockfestival.com 4.25-26 JOY! The Southwest Florida Symphony performs the final concert in its Masterworks series at 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall in Fort Myers. The program incudes Beethovens 9th Symphony with soloists Angel Joy Blue (pictured), Nina Yoshida Nelsen, William Ferguson and Stephen Morscheck. SWFLSO.org 4.25 4.29# TASTE IT Take your appetite to Taste of Collier from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Bayfront and fill up on food and drink from your favorite local restaurants and food trucks. tasteofcollier.com # BET ON IT Watch and wager on races from Churchill Downs on Saturday, May 2, at the Naples-Fort Myers Greyhound Track. Enjoy mint juleps, dining and the simulcasting of every race from Louisville. naplesfortmyersdogs.com Grammy-winning trumpeter Chris Botti takes the stage at Artis Naples at 8 p.m. Wednesday. Mr. Botti has performed with Barbara Streisand, Frank Sinatra, John Mayer, Sting, Andrea Bocelli and others. artisnaples.org.
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 2015 ALL ABOUT CLOSETSWe Create Function and Storage with Style. Innovative Design. Impeccable Craftsmanship. Flawless Service. Call for a Free Professional Design Consultation! Amy Wilson Email: email@example.com WWW.ALLABOUTCLOSETS.COM All About Closets is all about innovative design, impeccable craftsmanship and awless service. Our installations reect your dreams and your personality, while dramatically enhancing your home. Let me nd the perfect solution for you. ARTS COMMENTARYThis is not my beautiful house (but I wish it were)The building is white. Crisp, starched, clean-shirt white. Blindingly white, like sunlight on an avalanche. White like a blank page full of possibility. Its a Saturday afternoon, and Im standing in front of Sarasota High School, filled with wonder at the structure in front of me. Im struck dumb by its beauty, its creative lines, by the sheer audacity of its existence. Im standing with a group of other people, all equally in awe of whats in front of us. Its an incredible moment. The white of the building cuts a jagged pattern out of the blue Florida sky. Up at the top of the stairs, in the schools open courtyard entrance, a rectangle cut out of the roof reveals more sky. (It makes me think of James Turrells skyspace piece at the nearby Ringling museum.) Up close, Im surprised to discover the front of the school is actually a faade of pre-cast concrete sunscreens placed many feet in front of the building so as to shade the school from direct sunlight. Looking at it from a distance, you think its the actual front of the building, not realizing its detached. Architect Carl Abbott spoke at a symposium organized by the Sarasota Architectural Foundation back in 2012. He said that while the high school was being built, architects came from all over the world to see it, because it was breaking new architectural ground. A few years ago, the city of Sarasota had plans to tear it down, but Mr. Abbott, and others advocated its preservation as an important work of architecture. The group of us standing in the front of the school is on the last leg of a daylong bus tour hosted by the Edison & Ford Winter Estates. Weve been riding around Sarasota, looking at prime examples of mid-century modern architecture homes and public structures built in between 1941 and 1966. In particular, weve been looking at buildings of The Sarasota School of Architecture, a style internationally known and admired. During that era, architects were coming up with creative solutions for living in this sub-tropical climate. Their buildings are characterized by minimalism and open floor plans, which helps aid air circulation. (Homes did not have air conditioning then.) Sunscreens made of wood or pre-cast concrete helped protect buildings from the sun, yet allowed diffuse light in. The architects were learning how to live in this climate and translate it into a vocabulary that was very Southwest Florida, to build more energy-efficient homes, says Fort Myers architect Joyce Owens, who helped organize the tour. We began the day in the Lido Shores neighborhood, which has a high concentration of mid-century modern homes. Our first stop was the Umbrella House, designed by Paul Rudolph in 1953 and declared by Architectural Digest as one of the five most remarkable homes of the mid-20th century. It was also featured on the cover of the Summer 2001 issue of Florida History & the Arts: A Magazine of Floridas Heritage. Its called the Umbrella House because of the freestanding trellis-like overhanging structure above it, with thin strips of wood that help block the sun and also create interesting shadows on the house. Its only 2,000 square feet, but this cube of a house possesses multiple levels. The upstairs bedrooms, one on either side of the house, are joined by a wood bridge or narrow loft. The walls of one bedroom are in panels on tracks; they can be opened to allow for greater circulation of the air. Downstairs, the front of a built-in dresser is flush with the bedroom wall. On the other side of the wall, in the living room, the rectangular protrusion works as a mantel or a display shelf, to hold books, vases or photographs. The front of the house, with its two stories of jalousie windows, is an intriguing grid of horizontal and vertical lines in different textures, primarily wood and glass. Its almost like a Mondrian painting except the architect used natural materials, not primary colors. The only color on the building is the yellow front and side doors and the narrow strip of an aqua pool in the backyard. (The doorknob, lock and eyehole are the only circular things on this building of rectangles.) Mr. Rudolph also designed Sarasota High School and other gems, including the Walker Guest House on Sanibel Island. The man was a genius; his buildings won numerous awards and are pointed to as the epitome of the Sarasota School of Architecture. (The Sarasota Architectural Foundation even has little pins that say, simply: Rudolph.) The day included a bus tour of other mid-century structures throughout Sarasota, including a quick stop at the Van Wezel Performing Art Hall. I admit, Id never seen the building during the day, having only attended shows in the evening. The bright light made it easier to see the architectural details near the roof (though Im still not sure I like that Barney-dinosaur purple). One surprising visit was a stop at New College of Florida, which is close to the Ringling, to see a set of dormitories and a student union designed by I.M. Pei 50 years ago. (He since went on to design the John F. Kennedy Library in Massachusetts and the glass and steel pyramid for the Louvre in Paris, among other notable buildings.) You might not think a college campus could be that exciting, but the more you looked around New College, the more details you saw: the grove of palm trees set in diagonally placed squares of dirt, the shallow set of brick steps in the student union that seem to stretch on for a city block. And then we stopped at Sarasota High School before returning home, house-happy and drunk on the beauty of creative architecture and design. The bus trip to Sarasota was part of a series of Director Tours hosted by the Edison & Ford Winter Estates. For more informration, call 334-7419 or go to edisonfordwinterestates.org. i a a c w t d nancySTETSONnstetson@floridaweekly.com JOYCE OWENS / COURTESY PHOTOS
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC12 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 2015 HOROSCOPES WHOOHOO! By Linda ThistlePlace a number in the empty boxes in such a way that each row across, each column down and each small 9-box square contains all of the numbers from one to nine.Sponsored By: Moderate Challenging ExpertPuzzle Difficulty this week: SEE ANSWERS, C11 SEE ANSWERS, C11 TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Accepting new commitments when you havent yet finished the batch on hand could be a bit rash. Better to ease up on the new ones until you get further along with your current lot. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Reward yourself for whats sure to be a dynamic week with a getaway to someplace wonderful, hopefully with a wonderful someone. Youll return refreshed and ready for whats ahead. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Some people might be anxious about your plans. So you need to take time to explain what you expect to do and how you expect do it. And dont forget to ask for suggestions. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Dealing with an unfamiliar problem can be difficult. The wisest course you can take is to ask for advice from those who have been where you are and have come through it. Good luck. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Tackle a frustrating job problem by considering possibilities you might have ignored before. This reassures colleagues youre serious about finding a solution, even if its not totally yours. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Your balanced approach to life proves to be helpful this week when someone you care for needs your spiritual comfort, while someone else benefits from your tough-love practicality. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Once again, youre likely to be asked to keep a secret for someone. But do you really want to do so? Be honest with yourself and with your needs before you make any such commitment. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Taking a more direct approach from the more diplomatic one youve used before could make a difference in finally resolving a too-long-held disagreement. Try it. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Being asked for advice is flattering to the Sea Goat, who has a habit of saying the right thing. This time, expect someone to be especially impressed and to act on that sentiment. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) With a number of pressures easing, your project could be making a lot more progress than you expected by this time. Thats great news. But dont let yourself be distracted; stay with it. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) An interesting challenge looms that could be exactly what youve been looking for. Discuss this with colleagues who could have much to contribute and who might want to join with you. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) The Lamb is usually excited about taking on a new challenge. But if thats a touch of doubt youre feeling, maybe its you telling yourself to go slow on this until you learn more about it. BORN THIS WEEK: Your heart is always open to offer loving concern for others. And they, in turn, reach out to complete the circle. PUZZLES
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Putnam. 336 pages. Hardcover, $26.95.This book is a pleasant change of pace after Doc Ford series titles dominated by words like deep, dead and dark. Yes, all those elements (with their neighbors named night, shadow and black) still lurk, but there is something brighter, softer and just plain funnier about Cuba Straits. Perhaps this is because Doc Fords sometimes sidekick and constant nuisance Tomlinson, a drug-expanded loony-tunes, is in full bloom here. Naively hilarious with his karmic insights and self-aggrandizing moral gestures, Tomlinson steals long stretches of the novel. Many characters author Randy Wayne White introduces for the first time are at once menacing and humorous. However, Doc Ford, the ballast that keeps this production in balance and afloat, is his winsome, stoic, complicated and courageous self. I almost forgot: This one is about baseball, 60 years of Cuban history, a weird cult, a Russian spy, powerful females, buried Harley-Davidson motorcycles and hidden love letters. The term strait is usually defined as a narrow passage between larger bodies of water, but I find no reference to Cuba Straits outside of the title of Mr. Whites book. It is surely meant to be a place name, but perhaps the other meaning of strait (or straits) is just as important to the novels focus: a position of difficulty, distress or need. That defines Cuba and the situation of its people pretty well. In the spirit of baseball and comic hijinks, lets play whos on first. Gen. Juan Simn Rivera? At a minor league baseball game in Fort Myers, Doc and Tomlinson run into Docs old acquaintance, the former dictator of a small Latin American country. Rivera smuggled shortstop Figueroa Casanova into the states, but now hes lost him and insists on Docs help in finding him. Whats missing along with Figgy is an old briefcase with a horde of letters from the brothers Castro. Some of these are love letters, while others have the potential of shedding light on the Cuban Revolution, the Bay of Pigs fiasco and the murder of John F. Kennedy. Figgy is quite an entrepreneur, with a thriving business smuggling Cuban ballplayers as well as baseball artifacts. Hes also quite a character. Though he is more or less functional, he clearly has a screw loose somewhere (in fact, he was an inmate in a mental institution for three years). He has no problem with committing murder to solve his problems. He sees the world in a way that is both frightening and wackily humorous. His grandmother had been the secret mistress of a Castro brother and the recipient of those valuable letters. A couple of monstrous characters stand in the way of Tomlinson and Doc, who individually and together are trying to figure out how to navigate the moral and political issues raised by the historical information in the letters as well as the ownership and value of the hidden antique motorcycles and other rarities. These are Vernon Quick, a Santeria shaman and pervert with a hunger for young girls, and Anatol Kostikof, a beast of a man who is Quicks Russian handler. The rituals of Santeria, an Afro-Caribbean religion with some connections to Roman Catholicism, add an especially spooky flavor to Cuba Straits, particularly as they are used and abused by Quick. Kostikof is a skillful agent, huge and shrewd, who doesnt let anything or anyone stand in his way. Finally, the three women in the Estban family, a mother and two daughters age 10 and 13, help our good guys thwart the evil that surrounds and threatens them. All of them. As ever, Mr. Whites prose is up to the task of painting colorful vistas (on Key West and around Havana), vivid action scenes and magnetic, detailed strategies of attack and defense. He develops his cast of characters, both familiar and new, with consummate skill. Near the end of the novel, the action is shoe-horned into and around an elaborate underground bomb shelter from the Cold War days. Here, the suspense rises to its highest pitch and surprises explode. Is there any truth to the legend that young Fidel Castro had been offered contracts to play major league baseball? Youll find out in Cuba Straits. 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 litera ture and a creative writing text. philJASONpkjason@comcast.net WAYNE
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC20 WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 2015 CLUB NOTES Members of the Paradise Coast Paddlers Club hit the water (or sometimes just the sand) for a beach bash at 10th Avenue South at 6 p.m. every other Friday until the time changes in the fall. Stay until sunset (or until you have to leave). Bring a kayak and paddle (or not). Bring a chair (or not). Bring a bite to eat and a drink, or order pizza and have it delivered to the beach if you like. And keep this in mind: If it rains, it will stop. Mike Devlin is the club president. The next beach bash takes place Friday, April 24. For more information, visit paradisecoastpaddlers.com. 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 April 23. Stamp trading will follow the program. All stamp enthusiasts are welcome. For more information, call 348-9845. The social season is winding down, but the Naples Italian American Foundation still has bridge, bocce ball, mah jongg, movies, dance nights and card games on a regular basis through May at 7035 Airport-Pulling Road (corner of Orange Blossom Road). For more information, call 597-5210 or visit niafoundation.org. The Naples Christian Womens Connection invites area women to its lunch meeting at 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 1, at Quail Creek Country Club. Guest speaker Patrick Higgins of the Rookery Bay Reserve will present a program about Southwest Floridas estuaries. Barbara Hattener will be the mornings inspirational speaker, and guest musicians will be singers Nancy Diller and Rachel Diller and pianist Gordon Bleich. Cost is $23. For reservations, call 592-0229. 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 May 2 and 16. For more information, call Dick Ritchie at 594-0868 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Naples Nites Lions Club meets at
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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. Visit Our New Location & ShowroomFine Furniture. Art Gallery. Design Studio. Home Accessories, Lamps & More! APRIL SALE! Visit our new showroom website at: agostinos.com interiorsbyagostinos.com Complimentary Interior Design naplesfujiyama.com 239.261.4332 Located at:2555 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34103 50%OFF SIX-COURSE ENTREESBUY ONE GET ONE CELEBRITY EXTRAThe Following to return with focus on family ties BY CINDY ELAVSKYQ: I am a huge fan of The Following, and I cant wait to see whats going to happen each week. Can you give me any teasers of whats to come? Bobbie T., via emailA: I have to say that when it comes to my favorite shows, I am a spoiler-free zone. But I can give you a few general clues as to what to expect, courtesy of series co-star Zuleikha Robinson, who plays Gwen, Ryan Hardys (Kevin Bacon) love interest this season: Theres not really much I can say. One difference between last season and this season is that the idea of family and relationships is a lot more front and center. That goes for both the heroes and the villains of the show. Its nice to be able to learn more about peoples personal lives. As for whether her character makes it through this season unscathed, shes pretty sure Gwen will be OK: Were almost done shooting, and I pretty much work the whole season . so far, she told me. Tune in to The Following at 9 p.m. Mondays. Q: What does Poppy Montgomery have coming up? Also, will Unforgettable be back, or has it been canceled? Ashley W., Medina, OhioA: Before Unforgettable returns for its fourth season, Poppy has a guest-starring turn in Signed, Sealed, Delivered From Paris, With Love on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries channel. The seasonal two-hour movie installment of the popular series premieres at 9 p.m. Sunday, June 14. Poppy plays Holly, the estranged wife of lead postal detective Oliver, played by Eric Mabius. Poppy also returns as Carrie Wells, with Dylan Walsh back as Al Burns, in Unforgettable, which the A&E network saved from the fire after CBS canceled. Back in 2012, CBS canceled Unforgettable after the first season, but then decided to renew it for seasons two and three as a shorter summer series. It got the ax again this past October, and A&E scooped up the show in February and will air its 13-episode fourth season later this year. Q: I need some Devious Maids news! Holly K., via emailA: Hold onto your feather duster, Holly, you have a few more months to wait to see who, if anyone, bit the dust after gunfire erupted on the church steps after Rosie and Spences wedding. Season three premieres Monday, June 1, at 9 p.m., when I have a feeling all of your burning questions will be answered. Expect to see some new faces too, including Naya Rivera, Gilles Marini, Cristian de la Fuente, John OHurley, Justina Machado, Nathan Owens and Julie Claire. Write to Cindy at King Features Weekly Service, P.O. Box 536475, Orlando, FL 32853-6475; or email her at email@example.com.ROBINSON THE ANNUAL PARKING LOT MULTI-ESTATE LIQUIDATIONSaturday, April 25 Starts at 9:00 a.m. 1100 1st Avenue South(One block south of Central Ave, between Goodlette and 10th)All items will be priced; this is not an auction. 239.262.7333auctionsn.comSale This Years Sale Will Be Bigger & Better Than Ever!NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 2015 C25 Got Download?The iPad AppIts FREE! Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.comSearch Florida Weekly in the iTunes App Store today.iPad is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. All rights reserved. Its Local. Its Entertaining. Its Mobile.
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ORDER BY PHONE 1.800.414.3308 THE NAPLES PLAYERS PRESENTWednesday Saturday 8:00 p.m. & Sunday 2:00 p.m.The Naples Players at Sugden Community Theatre, 701 5th Ave. South, Naples, FL 34102Tickets: Adults $35, Students 21 & under $10In Blackburn Hall at Sugden Community Theatre Gift Certicates AvailableTickets: 239-263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.orgWhat if? Everyone wonders what could have been, and Ralph, a widowed retiree, is no exception. A second chance at love brings new hope when Ralph unexpectedly takes a dierent path on his daily walk and meets Carol, an elegant dog lover. A romantic comedy that illustrates that its never too late to make each day count. 12 times awarded Best Live TheatreApril 22 May 16 Last Romance TheSponsored by: Review us on NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 2015 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C27 SAVE THE DATEBash to benefit Legal Aid Service of Collier County takes place from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, May 7, at the Hilton Naples. The evening celebrates and honors those who have demonstrated leadership in helping the underprivileged population in the community gain access to civil legal service. This years honorees are: Robins Kaplan, Law Firm of the Year; Blake Kirkpatrick, Attorney of the Year; Bill Barnett, Champion of Justice Award; Shelley Perry, Leadership Award; Enita Kushi, Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award; and Stacey Deffenbaugh, Volunteer of the Year. Huntington Private Client Group is the evenings main sponsor; philanthropist and humanitarian Alan Horton is this years honorary chairman. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available. Tickets are $125. RSVP by calling 298-8138 or emailing email@example.com. Celebrate Mothers Day at Moms, Makeovers and Mimosas from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at Ooh La La Jewels Du Jour, 900 Neapolitan Way. Mimosas will be served all day; free makeovers and color consultations will be provided by Wendy Ihrig with Mary Kay Cosmetics from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and mothers and daughters can have their photos made together while modeling the latest in fashion accessories from noon to 4 p.m. There will be drawings, gifts and prizes all day long. If your Mom isnt nearby, bring your girlfriends and enjoy the day. For more information, call 4349700 or visit oohlalanaples.com. Friends of the Foundation hosts a Grape Celebration to benefit the Naples Children & Education Foundation from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, May 29, in the Vanderbilt Ballroom at LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort. Guests will enjoy heavy hors doeuvres and samples of more than 50 wines from wineries including Chappellet, Frank Family, Veuve Clicquot, Dave Phinney, Darioush, Duckhorn and Gaja. A cork pull and a silent auction will also be part of the evening. Tickets are $75 if purchased by April 30, $95 afterward. Call 325-2978 or visit friendsofthefoundation. com. The Womens Fund of Southwest Florida holds the SMART Party 2.0 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 18, in the Richlin International showroom at Miromar Design Center. The funds programs promote womens economic security and help fight the sale of children for sex in Southwest Florida. The SMART Party utilizes a software platform to facilitate real-time participation from guests live and online. All guests, ticket holders and virtual registrants receive a personal fundraising page that can be shared with their networks on any device. Guests can watch the fundraising and social media activity grow and realize the power of their collective effort. Prizes will be given to the most active guests throughout the event. For more information and to learn about sponsorship opportunities, visit womensfundflorida.org and click on Events. Email Save the Date details to editor Cindy Pierce at cpierce@floridaweekly. com. CONTRACT BRIDGEDuck soupBY STEVE BECKERA shortage of entries to dummy is usually just as apparent to the defenders as it is to the declarer. When such a situation exists, the defenders should try to shape their play so as to take advantage of declarers limited communication with dummy. For example, consider this deal where South made three notrump, although proper defense would have defeated him. West led a club, and South won Easts ten with the king. Hearts was obviously the suit to attack, so declarer led a heart to the jack, East taking the queen. East returned a club, taken by declarer with the queen. South then forced out the ace of hearts and wound up making four notrump, scoring two spades, three hearts, two diamonds and three clubs. However, the contract would have been defeated had East allowed the jack of hearts to win at trick two! Presumably, declarer would next have taken a spade finesse. West would win and return a club. Regardless of how South proceeded from then on, he would finish a trick short, scoring just two spades, a heart, two diamonds and three clubs. The advantage of ducking the first heart is that declarer scores only one heart trick instead of three. This represents a difference of two tricks, or the difference between making eight tricks and 10. East should reason that if declarer has only two hearts a virtual certainty given Wests play of the three at trick two, indicating an odd number of hearts refusing to take the queen immediately will ultimately cut South off from dummy. He can see that dummy is critically short of entries and should defend accordingly. Usually, the holdup play is utilized by the declarer, but there are many cases and this is one of them where the defense can successfully adopt the same strategy.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 2015 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C29 TIM GIBBONS / FLORIDA WEEKLYDonna Crocker and Michelle Nirumandrad Nicole and Annabelle Campanello Nancee Jensen and Dan Jensen Glory Spinuzzi and Patrick Spinuzzi Shea Lindner, Lindsay Rorick, Barb Uible and MariAnn Cundall Jack OBrien, Jackye Finch, Curtis Finch and Sandy Edwards Betsy Gandy and Bruce Gandy Betsy Harris, Yvonne Brandt, Pat Scoville and Allen Harris Rick Bright and Dan Fontella Art David and Fidel Aguiar Tina Salvesen and Carol Damian Susan Chang and Doug Peterson Like us on Facebook.com /NaplesFloridaWeekly to see more photos. We take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. oridaweekly.com and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. Email them to cpierce@ oridaweekly.com. SOCIETYNaples Art Association reception for National Art Encounter
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC30 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 2015 Partial Highlights, haircut and blowdry for only $80! TREAT MOM Or Just Treat Yourself! Hair Safari Berkshire Commons7223 Radio Road Naples, Florida 34104Se Habla EspanolVISIT US AT 239.348.2887APPOINTMENTS WALK INS WELCOME Mothers Day Special (239) 260-4014 | firstname.lastname@example.org | @followmeroamingYOUR LUXURY TRAVEL SPECIALISTCharles A. Wolfe An independent af liate of Hurley Travel Experts / Direct Travel Vacations.DIRECT TRAVEL VACATIONS | 3701 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 200, Naples Silversea Cruise Specialist Abercrombie & Kent 100 Club Member Virtuoso Member, Ritz STARS, Four Seasons Preferred Partner Like us on Facebook.com /NaplesFloridaWeekly to see more photos. We take more society and networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to www. oridaweekly.com and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. Email them to cpierce@ oridaweekly.com.BERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY Seated: Jackie Bearse and Tina Nicholson. Standing: Sandra Buxton and Kelly Cooper David Borofsky and Lavern Norris Gaynor Nancy Dion and Barbara Mitchell Barbara Burris, David Borofsky and Thelma Hodges Art Cherry and Bev Cherry John Wood and Wanda Wood Meg Traina and Andria Forest Brock Tina Nicholson and Carolyn Greenfield Henry Watkins, Wilma Boyd, Thelma Hodges and Bernadette Watkins SOCIETYTea at The Ritz-Carlton honoring Thelma Hodges for 50 years of service to the community
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC32 WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 2015 239.434.6533/thirdstreetsouth.com Saturday Italian Dinner For Two $29.95INCLUDES BOTTLE OF HOUSE WINE Choose From Noodles Original 25 Year Running Favorite Dishes: Not valid with any other offers or discounts. Must present ad. THURSDAY 6-9 IN OUR LOUNGE 1585 Pine Ridge Road, #5, Naples, FL 34109 Saint Matthews House, Starbucks partner for Caf M25 coffee shop BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.comSt. Matthews House has opened a coffeehouse in partnership with Starbucks at the SMH thrift shop on Airport-Pulling Road. In addition to serving Starbucks beverages, Caf M25 provides employment and job training opportunities to SMH residents. We have worked together with St. Matthews House to create a training program and coffee house experience that is positive and inspiring for those who are looking for a second chance to gain the skills necessary to reenter the workforce, says Jessica Tarver, Starbucks business development manager. Caf M25 is the coffee giants first collaboration with a nonprofit in Collier County. For more information, call 774-0500 or visit stmatthewshouse.org. Viva la France!ArtsNaples World Festival offers local Francophiles several culinary adventures as part of this years programming that focuses on the culture of France. Starting Monday, May 4, with a demonstration and lunch at La Bazenne featuring cocktail party-style small bites, the daytime events continue throughout the week. Chef Lisa Boet of Chez Boet helps guests demystify the truffle on Tuesday, May 5. Sea Salts Fabrizio Aielli applies French techniques to seafood on Wednesday, May 6. Rufino Hernandez of The Garden District hosts an afternoon tea and flower arranging demonstration on Thursday, May 7. A Friday lunch at Le Lafayette is sold out. La Bazenne hosts a class celebrating The Mothers of French Gastronomy on Sunday, May 10. For a complete schedule of ArtsNaples World Festival events and information about tickets and reservations, call 390-2788 or visit artsnaplesworldfestival.org.Take note DeRomos Gourmet Market & Restaurant in the Promenade at Bonita Bay now sells the popular fresh pasta served in its dining room. Customers can take home all varieties of noodles, including long cuts, specialty shapes and custom flavors. For more information, call 325-3583 or visit deromos.com. Vom Fass, the oils, vinegars and spirits boutique in Mercato, hosts a whiskey tasting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 23. Guests will sample five spirits from Scotland, Ireland and the United States while learning about the history and production process of each. Appetizers will be served. $40 includes a Teeling Whiskey Company tumbler to take home and a 10 percent discount on liquor purchases for the night. Reservations required. vomfassnaples.com. Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast hosts Chocolate, Champagne & Chefs from 5:30-10 p.m. Saturday, May 2, in the Telford Building on the NCH downtown campus. The evening includes tastings, a dessert dash, live auction and chance drawing. Tickets are $150. For reservations or more information, call Lois Ferguson at 331-7133 or email email@example.com. Barbatella hosts a four-course prix-fixe menu of traditional Italian dishes accompanied by a performance by opera singer Livio Ferrari at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 6. Cost is $50. The restaurant is at 1290 Third St. S. For reservations or more information, call 263-1955 or visit barb atellanaples.com. Email food and dining news to Lindsey Nesmith at firstname.lastname@example.org. CUISINE NEWSSt. Matthews House and Starbucks Coffee have partnered to open Caf M25 at the nonprofits thrift store on AirportPulling Road. These photos are from the recent grandopening celebration.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 2015 C33 Reservations 239.430.4999 | Private Dining 239.659.3176 Located at the Hilton Naples | 5111 Tamiami Trail Northwww.ShulasNaples.com Monday thru Friday 3 to 6 p.m. 5 $5 FOR $5 ON 5 SELECTED WINES$5 ON 5 PREMIUM COCKTAILSSPECIAL BAR MENU AVAILABLE 8 OZ SHULA CUT PRIME RIBWith a choice of fries, mashed potatoes or potato salad. Plus tax and gratuity. SHULAS NAPLES presentsLegendary LUNCH SPECIALS 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 THE DISHThe Dish: Veggie Crepes The Place: Sunburst Caf & Bakery 2340 Pine Ridge Road Pine Ridge Crossing The Price: $8.95 The Hours: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., seven days a week The Full Menu: sunburstnaples.comThe Details: We had an impromptu lunch date last week and our halfway point just happened to be at Airport-Pulling and Pine Ridge roads, the convenient location of my longtime favorite breakfast place, Sunburst Caf. Despite visits of varying frequency over the years, Ive only sampled their lunch menu a few times and I was glad to revisit it.I ordered the veggie crepes, which bridged the divide between my breakfast comfort zone and the adventurous spirit I was chasing by stopping in for a midday meal. When my crepes arrived, they elegantly enclosed a mix of sauted vegetables and were topped with a deliciously creamy citrus sauce. The portion was most generous (Ill admit that I only ate half), and now I am able to carry on with my stubborn view that Sunburst Caf is and will always be the best quick bite in Naples. One more thing: Sunburst has a deceptively simple menu and will often surprise diners with seemingly ordinary selections that pack a punch. For instance, all of their breakfast pastries are baked in house and are sinfully delicious. During this lunchtime stop, my companion and I ordered a serving of chicken tequila soup as a side. Rich with corn, chilies, chicken and lime, it was served in almost a tureen-like portion. After savoring several bites, we reminded ourselves that we had already eaten our real lunch and were forced to pull back before we hurt ourselves. Lindsey Nesmith email@example.com
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC34 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 2015 VINOCatching UpIm often asked how we rate the wines that we discover and enjoy on our own, and the sample bottles sent to us by wineries or their public relations firms. Some of them make it into this column, and some dont. Contrary to popular belief, we dont just sit around and slurp the stuff, giggling and spilling. Theres a serious side to this, because I never recommend a wine, or serve one to my guests, that I wouldnt buy and drink myself. Consequently, we dont write up the wines that are not to our taste, or are not true to the type theyre supposed to represent. Youll never see a bad review in this column, because I dont see the point to it. I try to write only about wines that I believe well all enjoy. And I dont taste them alone. I call up one or two of my wine geek friends and say, Look, I have 15 bottles I need to sample, so why dont you come over? They never turn me down. As we swirl, sniff and sip, Im always surprised at the way everybody perceives flavors differently, just like no two people see exactly the same colors. So its useful to compare impressions with other enthusiasts who have somewhat educated and experienced palates. Then again, its not easy to critically sample 10 or 15 wines in a single sitting and remain critical and objective. We spit a lot. The wine world is a very big place, and I never lack for a topic for my columns or my classes. There are always new wines and winemakers, and emerging regions that were once obscure and are now producing international-quality wines. So every once in a while, its good to step back a bit, take the long view and catch up on all those bottles. Tasting notes have been stacking up for a while (this publication allows me only 750 words), so here are my latest recommendations. Byron Chardonnay 2013 Santa Barbara County A lovely bright straw color in the glass, with a pronounced nose of red apples and, in the background, hints of white flowers. Its medium-bodied, though the apple flavor recedes in favor of notes of lemon, lime and orange. Acidic and lean, more like a Sauvignon Blanc, it will go well 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 Surprisingly 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 points, around $19. Guigal Condrieu 2012 This white wine is from Condrieu, the smallest winegrowing district in the Northern Rhne valley of France. The grape is Viognier, with a characteristic floral aroma of honeysuckle and other white flowers. On the palate youll get a big jolt of apricot, followed by lemon and peaches. The acidity and zippy minerality make it perfect with fish dishes. WW 95 points, around $50. Murphy-Goode Pinot Grigio California 2013 While not considered a serious wine, Pinot Grigio is a perfect summer sipper. This offering from Murphy Goode is one of the most enjoyable weve found. Its light-bodied, almost clear in the glass, with pronounced apple aromas. On the palate, theres a vibrant vein of acidity that supports white peach and pear flavors. WW 89, around $12.50. Priest Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon Somerston Estate Napa 2012 This is a big wine with a dark, inky purple color in the glass. Youll enjoy the aromas of blackberries and dark fruit, followed by a rich and extracted full-bodied mouthfeel. Theres plenty of fruit to support the 14.9 percent alcohol level. WW 93, around $40. jerry GREENFIELDvino@floridaweekly.com We bring in musics most engaging entertainers who are serious about their craft and passionate about entertaining you.BIG music: 239-598-3473www.agavenaples.comSouthwest corner of Airport & Vanderbilt Serious fun. Serious flavor.@ Happening agavenaples /AgaveNaples AgaveNaples NaplesAgave # The perfect complement to our big flavors. Dont Forget to Shop Naples Wine Collection for Mothers Day!Your Wine Concierge Retailer Shoppes at Vanderbilt2367 Vanderbilt Beach Road Suite #810 Naples, FL 34109239.513.0095 napleswinecollection.com special orders
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF APRIL 23-29, 2015 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C35 Get 5% return on every visit at Vergina with your new VERGINA 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 qualify for your Gold Star Club Membership Card and get your rst return immediately.700 Fifth Avenue South, Naples, Florida 34102 Reservations 239.659.7008 VerginaRestaurant.com CUISINEAt Your Pro Kitchen, theres no such thing as too many cooks BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.comWouldnt it be nice to introduce your fledgling company into a nice, warm, hospitable incubator while it grew, cut its teeth and learned a few hard lessons until it flew the coop? Southwest Florida food companies can. Your Pro Kitchen, owned by Kelly and Jasen Livingston, provides that warm embrace tiny food companies need to spread their wings and fly. As a commercial kitchen that provides a wide array of services to clients, Your Pro Kitchen has grown exponentially since its 2013 opening, alongside several of its clients. The journey started about five years ago when Mrs. Livingston owned Kelly Cakes, a bakery specializing in small-batch and custom cakes made in her home kitchen. As the business grew and she started looking for a bigger space, she found local restaurants wanted to charge her up to $50 an hour to use their kitchen during off hours. Because she was active in farmers markets and other retail operations, Mrs. Livingston knew more than a few culinary entrepreneurs who were in the same boat. The idea of starting a commercial kitchen was born. Since it opened on Rail Head Boulevard about 18 months ago, Your Pro Kitchen has increased the number of its clients from three to 30. It has been really neat, Mrs. Livingston says. We started off with three clients who waited three years with us to get started. Its not like anyone with a good cookie recipe can snag a spot at the franchise. Everyone has to become a licensed food manager and have the applicable certifications from state and federal authorities, a task that the kitchen often guides new owners through. Florida food preparation and sales laws are often restrictive enough to squash small food businesses as they start picking up speed, mostly in an effort to control food safety problems. Cottage foods laws apply to small-scale operations that operate out of home kitchens. They do not need to be inspected by the Florida Department of Agriculture or other regulatory authorities, but successful businesses often outgrow that umbrella and need to find cost-effective facilities to keep growth on track. According to the state of Florida, a cottage food operation cannot exceed $15,000 in annual sales, which feels unnecessarily restrictive to a professional with a good product and an entrepreneurial spirit. Factor in the prohibitive costs of starting a storefront operation (often in the $40,000 range) and lots of businesses can be lost in the jump from kitchen stovetop to commercial-grade Viking range. They are saving tens of thousands of dollars with us, Mrs. Livingston says about Your Pro Kitchens wide array of food startups that includes bakers to juicers, meal planners and caterers. Its a variety of different backgrounds and different foods, she adds. There are a lot of different stories and they all network together, too. Zan DeCiccio, who with Sebastian Mancera owns a juicing operation called Juicelation, says Your Pro Kitchen relieved a lot of pressure off their operation. (The kitchen) helps with everything, Ms. DeCiccio says. Now that their juices have followings in a number of local retail locations, such as Shangri-La Springs, Bikram Yoga, Love Yoga and Neighborhood Organics, she and Mr. Mancera are branching out into raw foods. They would eventually like their own space, she says but were happy for now. One operation that is about to fly the coop is Creative Fit Meals, having outgrown Your Pro Kitchen which is the whole point and is now preparing about 2,000 healthy meals a week for clients. The kitchens services have been instrumental in the companys growth, helping it expand to the point where the owners have had to increase staff from the original three employees to eight. Its truly a good thing, Creative Fit Meals owner Martin Pecoraro says. It provided the opportunity to grow our business and put me in a position where the growth pattern is just crazy. The company has recently procured its own space on Bonita Beach Road near Docs Beach House. Clients of Your Pro Kitchen can access the building 24 hours a day, seven days a week and can schedule equipment use so there are no conflicts with other clients. They also have access to business services, marketing assistance, communal office space for meetings and tastings and a discounted hourly rate when they start clocking in more than 60 hours a month. For more information about Your Pro Kitchen, call 287-3441 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Ashley Stritenbergers company, Stuffum Naturals, makes paleo gluten-free cookie dough and baked goods at Your Pro Kitchen and sells them at stuffumnaturals.com. Sylvia Rudd, owner of Sylvias Toffee, was Your Pro Kitchens first licensed business. Her treats can be found at Wynns Market in Naples. Kelly Livingston opened Your Pro Kitchen in 2013 with her husband, Jasen. Lily Leverant of Creative Fit Foods packages vegetable kabobs to be delivered to clients including Jabz Gym and Round the Clock Fitness. Rolando Rizzo of Creative Fit Foods readies sweet potatoes for the companys healthy prepared meals. VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLY
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1 2 PELICAN MARSH 8719 Spikerush Lane Erik David Barber 3 23.513.6391 Web ID 215022082 $ 2,649,000 1 PORT ROYAL 1207 Spyglass Lane Karen Van Arsdale 23 9.860.0894 Web ID 215021658 $ 6,495,000 2 PARK SHORE Le Rivage PH 5 Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID CAFE041515IHE $ 12,000,000 Experience the ultimate in luxury in this exquisitely renovated beachfront condominium in Park Shore. Wide, sweeping, southwest views of white sand beaches, the Gulf of Mexico and Venetian Bay through oor to ceiling glass are at the forefront in both the building design and interior design. PARK SHORE Regent #12S Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 215022305 $ 9,950,000 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 multiple listing services, and may include approximations. All information is deemed accurate and neither suggests nor infers that Sotheby's International Realty participated as either the listing or cooperating agent or broker in the sale or purchase of the properties depicted. premiersothebysrealty.com GREY OAKS 1516 Marsh Wren Lane Daniel Guenther 23 9.357.8121 Web ID SGLP040315IHE $ 2,495,000 3 4 3 4
Port Royal 3 Coquina Sands | The Moorings 3 O ld Naples | Aqualane Shores 4 P ark Shore 4 P elican Bay 5 B ay Colony 5 P elican Marsh 6 Naples & Surrounds 6 Gr ey Oaks 7 N orth Naples 8 Vanderbilt Beach 9 M arco Island 9 F iddler's Creek 10 Sanibel | Captiva | Fort Myers 10 Bonita Bay 11 Bonita Springs & Surrounds 11Thursday, April 23, 2015COMMUNITY GUIDETABLE OF CONTENTS Over 16,500 associates More than 760 offices worldwide 60 countries and territories globally 24 Premier Sotheby's International Realty 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 | 941.383.1526 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. ARMANDS | 941.383.2500 540 John Ringling Boulevard Sarasota, FL 34236 Admiralty Point #102 Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 Web ID 215014424 $1,850,000 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 Admiralty Point #701 Karen Van Arsdale 23 9.860.0894 Web ID 214056548 $ 3,895,000 260 Cuddy Court Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 215001618 $ 3,650,000 261 Harbour Drive Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 215008163 $ 3,600,000 901 Galleon Drive Phil Collins 2 39.404.6800 Web ID HELL033115IHE $ 6,650,000 THE MOORINGS THE MOORINGS THE MOORINGS 600 Regatta Road Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 214059801 $3,450,000 875 Wedge Drive Phil Collins 2 39.404.6800 Web ID 214039757 $ 3,395,000 550 Banyan Boulevard Richard/Susie Culp 2 39.290.2200 Web ID 214053279 $ 3,395,000 611 Springline Drive Phil Collins 2 39.404.6800 Web ID 214063101 $ 3,395,000 555 Regatta Road Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 215002140 $ 3,295,000 THE MOORINGS THE MOORINGS COQUINA SANDS THE MOORINGS THE MOORINGS 3605 Fort Charles Drive Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 214019026 $8,950,000 1270 Galleon Drive Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 215000721 $7 ,995,000 775 Galleon Drive Rick Marquardt 23 9.289.4158 Web ID 211520623 $7 ,795,000 PORT ROYAL PORT ROYAL PORT ROYAL 3600 Nelsons Walk Frank Sajtar 23 9.776.8382 Web ID 214064349 $ 18,900,000 Galleon Drive Phil Collins 2 39.404.6800 Web ID 214053711 $ 18,500,000 3845 Fort Charles Drive Peter Reppucci 23 9.595.6500 Web ID 214060903 $ 15,950,000 746 & 770 Spyglass Lane Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID GOME090514IHE $ 14,800,000 PORT ROYAL PORT ROYAL PORT ROYAL PORT ROYAL 3507 Rum Row Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 215013533 $6,250,000 3060 Green Dolphin Lane Karen Van Arsdale 23 9.860.0894 Web ID 210027761 $ 5,185,000 3530 Fort Charles Drive Karen Van Arsdale 23 9.860.0894 Web ID 214048431 $ 4,795,000 PORT ROYAL PORT ROYAL PORT ROYAL PORT ROYAL 725 Ketch Drive Carolyn Weinand 239.269.5678 Web ID 214043899 $2,790,000 1320 Crayton Road Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID COPP041015IHE $ 2,475,000 545 Riviera Drive Janet Rathbun 2 39.860.0012 Web ID 214058854 $ 1,995,000 Boulevard Club #105 Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 215020617 $ 1,295,000 671 Portside Drive Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 214039221 $ 1,195,000 THE MOORINGS COQUINA SANDS THE MOORINGS THE MOORINGS THE MOORINGS Commodore Club #109 Larry Roorda 23 9.860.2534 Web ID 215016772 $ 899,000 2900 Crayton Road Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 214055235 $ 895,000 Southern Clipper #501 Kelly Kent 2 39.250.5480 Web ID 214065531 $ 895,000 THE MOORINGS THE MOORINGS THE MOORINGS Lions Gate #103 Carol Sheehy 23 9.340.9300 Web ID 214054860 $7 65,000 Commodore Club #318 Robin/Tim Weidle 2 39.370.5515 Web ID 215016673 $ 695,000 Bordeaux Club #108 Richard/Susie Culp 2 39.290.2200 Web ID 214059336 $ 539,900 THE MOORINGS THE MOORINGS THE MOORINGS 2805 Leeward Lane Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID COLE120314IHE $ 6,995,000 THE MOORINGS Coquina Sands / The Moorings Admiralty Point #102 Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 Web ID 215014424 $1,850,000 THE MOORINGSpremiersothebysrealty.com Page 3
740 5th Avenue North Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 Web ID 214048079 $1,495,000 Bayfront #4303 Tom Gasbarro 23 9.404.4883 Web ID 214047381 $ 855,000 Dorset Club #103 Lura Jones 2 39.370.5340 Web ID 214023773 $7 75,000 OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES Naples Bay Resort #E-203 Ann Marie Shimer 239.825.9020 Web ID 214029702 $649,000 Olde Naples Seaport #BS-8 Daniel Pregont 2 39.272.8020 Web ID 214022971 $ 599,000 Franciscan Gardens #830 Sarah Theiss 23 9.269.0300 Web ID 214036250 $ 549,900 ROYAL HARBOR OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES 210 11th Avenue South Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 213503555 $3,750,000 627 5th Avenue North Karen Van Arsdale 23 9.860.0894 Web ID 215002512 $ 3,695,000 1550 Mullet Lane Jeannie McGearty 2 39.248.4333 Web ID 214005328 $ 3,199,000 505 21st Avenue South Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 215011607 $ 3,195,000 541 1st Avenue South Bernard Minarcin 23 9.269.6855 Web ID 214067240 $ 3,049,000 OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES ROYAL HARBOR AQUALANE SHORES OLD NAPLES 30 15th Avenue South Karen Van Arsdale 23 9.860.0894 Web ID 215004904 $ 12,900,000 410 Gulf Shore Boulevard North Virginia/Randy Wilson 2 39.450.9090 Web ID 214070121 $ 4,250,000 315 3rd Avenue North Fahada Saad 2 39.659.5145 Web ID 214055515 $ 3,999,000 940 7th Street South Heather Hobrock 2 39.370.3944 Web ID 214037273 $ 3,950,000 OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES 426 Gulf Shore Boulevard North Virginia/Randy Wilson 239.450.9090 Web ID 214066630 $3,000,000 561 Palm Circle East Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 215011119 $ 2,900,000 677 Bougainvillea Road Erik David Barber 3 23.513.6391 Web ID 214055640 $ 2,395,000 315 6th Street North Debbi/Marty McDermott 23 9.564.4231 Web ID 214062523 $ 2,150,000 453 2nd Avenue South Sarah Theiss 23 9.269.0300 $1,525,000 OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES Regent #4N Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 2 39.216.1973 Web ID 213024984 $ 9,750,000 Provence PH 6 Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.261.6200 Web ID 215001656 $7 ,495,000 Le Rivage #11N Amy Becker/Leah Ritchey 2 39.272.3229 Web ID 214059531 $ 6,950,000 334 Pirates Bight Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 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 $5,995,000 344 Pirates Bight Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 215011946 $ 5,995,000 4235 Crayton Road Marybeth Brooks 23 9.272.6867 Web ID 215000995 $ 5,499,000 320 Neapolitan Way Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 214015185 $ 5,350,000 308 Neapolitan Way Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 2 39.216.1973 Web ID 213024991 $ 4,600,000 PARK SHORE PARK SHORE PARK SHORE PARK SHORE PARK SHORE 310 Neapolitan Way Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 214066403 $4,200,000 315 Pirates Bight Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 214055933 $ 4,195,000 Aria #701 Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.261.6200 Web ID 215011645 $ 3,995,000 Aria #601 Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 215009015 $ 3,695,000 300 Mermaids Bight Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 215017175 $ 3,450,000 PARK SHORE PARK SHORE PARK SHORE PARK SHORE PARK SHORE Old Naples / Aqualane Shores / Royal Harbor 481 21st Avenue South Bill Frantz 3 30.329.0077 Web ID 215013041 $7 ,999,000 AQUALANE SHORES Park Shore premiersothebysrealty.com Page 4 St. Raphael #V9 Jean Tarkenton 239.595.0544 Web ID 215006774 $1,000,000
541 1st Avenue South Bernard Minarcin 239.269.6855 Web ID 214067240 $3,049,000 940 7th Street South Heather Hobrock 239.370.3944 Web ID 214037273 $3,950,000 453 2nd Avenue South Sarah Theiss 239.269.0300 $1,525,000 334 Pirates Bight Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 214029943 $6,250,000 308 Neapolitan Way Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 Web ID 213024991 $4,600,000 300 Mermaids Bight Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 215017175 $3,450,000 Marbella PH 2202 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 215011907 $2,995,000 Claridge #11-D Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 215006589 $ 1,595,000 822 Rue Deville Jane Darling 23 9.290.3112 Web ID 214070237 $ 1,195,000 PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY Coronado #1002 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 215004101 $ 1,195,000 San Marino #410D Janet Rathbun 2 39.860.0012 Web ID 215019779 $ 1,195,000 St. Kitts #1205 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 215024178 $ 995,000 PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY Park Plaza #700 Sherree Woods 239.877.7770 Web ID 215017388 $1,699,000 720 Fountainhead Lane Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 214026454 $ 1,295,000 Monaco Beach Club #402 Christine Jones 2 39.404.9900 Web ID 215023015 $ 995,000 245 Colonade Circle Fahada Saad 2 39.659.5145 Web ID 215002086 $ 829,000 Allegro #3C Larry Roorda 23 9.860.2534 Web ID 214069604 $ 625,000 PARK SHORE PARK SHORE PARK SHORE PARK SHORE PARK SHORE Brittany #V17 Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 Web ID 214045606 $2,695,000 Park Plaza #1204 Susan Barton 23 9.860.1412 Web ID 214058285 $ 2,200,000 576 Neapolitan Lane Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 214068584 $ 2,195,000 528 Devils Lane Ryan Nordyke 23 9.776.9390 Web ID 215006515 $ 1,985,000 Venetian Villas #200 William Callahan 2 39.272.5756 Web ID 215004505 $ 1,795,000 PARK SHORE PARK SHORE PARK SHORE PARK SHORE PARK SHORE Montenero PH 1907 Cathy Owen 2 39.269.3118 Web ID 215016887 $ 3,995,000 713 Nathan Hale Drive Cindy Thompson 23 9.860.6513 Web ID 215002932 $ 3,750,000 PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY 571 Gulf Park Drive Richard/Susie Culp 2 39.290.2200 Web ID 214055628 $ 895,000 Chateaumere #E-105 Janet Rathbun 2 39.860.0012 Web ID 215020069 $7 59,900 Laurel Oaks #204 Werner Schroeder 2 39.776.8956 Web ID 215018748 $ 399,999 PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY 9675 Mashie Court Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 214055481 $ 6,500,000 7849 Via Vecchia Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 215023118 $ 3,995,000 ESTATES AT BAY COLONY BAY COLONY Toscana #204 Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433 Web ID 213025019 $1,395,000 Toscana #202 Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 2 39.289.0433 Web ID 213506357 $ 1,175,000 Mansion La Palma #103 Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 2 39.289.0433 Web ID 215005497 $ 989,000 BAY COLONY BAY COLONY BAY COLONY Pelican Bay Dorchester PH 8 Cynthia Rosa 2 39.287.6015 Web ID STIE021715IHE $ 1,150,000 PELICAN BAY Bay Colony premiersothebysrealty.com Page 5Remington #402 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 215021698 $ 5,295,000 BAY COLONY St. Raphael #V9 Jean Tarkenton 239.595.0544 Web ID 215006774 $1,000,000 PELICAN BAY
6846 Trail Boulevard Jeannie McGearty 239.248.4333 Web ID 214064447 $1,499,000 147 Caribbean Court Sue Black 2 39.250.5611 Web ID 214055282 $ 1,250,000 405 Rosemeade Lane Bordner/Hurvitz 239.560.2921 Web ID 215016941 $ 999,000 PINE RIDGE PINE RIDGE WYNDEMERE 9301 Vercelli Court Tess/Tom McCarthy 239.207.0118 Web ID 215000859 $990,000 2830 Coach House Way Fahada Saad 2 39.659.5145 Web ID 214051877 $ 989,000 4943 Rustic Oaks Circle Karen Stockinger 23 9.405.2574 Web ID 214067793 $ 975,000 TREVISO BAY COACHMAN GLEN BANYAN WOODS 12045 Keewaydin Island Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID BIDE021715IHE $ 5,995,000 4260 15th Avenue SW Deb Welch 2 39.293.5294 Web ID 214025021 $ 4,390,000 6570 Daniels Road Fahada Saad 2 39.659.5145 Web ID 214063298 $ 3,999,000 8 West Pelican Street Darlene Roddy 23 9.404.0685 Web ID 214041281 $ 3,500,000 KEEWAYDIN ISLAND GOLDEN GATE ESTATES LIVINGSTON WOODS ISLES OF CAPRI 1703 Persimmon Drive Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 2 39.289.0433 Web ID 215015486 $ 2,750,000 8691 Purslane Drive Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 214068500 $ 1,695,000 1450 Via Portono Jennifer/Dave Urness 23 9.273.7731 Web ID 215015592 $ 1,400,000 Clermont #H-103 Ed Cox/Je Cox 2 39.860.8806 Web ID 215017707 $ 475,000 PELICAN MARSH PELICAN MARSH PELICAN MARSH PELICAN MARSH 101 Seagate Drive Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 Web ID 215006930 $2,895,000 4429 Club Estates Drive Lizette Candela/Jane Bond 23 9.293.2378 Web ID 214053890 $ 2,595,000 4437 Club Estates Drive Lizette Candela/Jane Bond 23 9.293.2378 Web ID 214054067 $ 2,144,000 1412 Hemingway Place Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 215012741 $ 1,695,000 254 Ridge Drive Dave/Ann Renner 23 9.784.5552 Web ID 214063041 $ 1,500,000 SEAGATE CLUB ESTATES CLUB ESTATES HEMINGWAY PLACE PINE RIDGE 425 Terracina Court Beth McNichols 239.821.3304 Web ID 214042006 $950,000 Lesina #2101 Roe Tamagni 23 9.398.1222 Web ID 214016141 $ 899,000 Lesina #106 Sherrie Pfeer 2 39.734.0539 Web ID 214043934 $7 99,000 1003 Cypress Woods Drive Joe Garabed 23 9.571.5700 Web ID 215018396 $ 639,900 Aversana #1204 ML Meade 2 39.293.4851 Web ID 214028046 $ 599,000 VINEYARDS HAMMOCK BAY HAMMOCK BAY CYPRESS WOODS ESTATES HAMMOCK BAY 7640 Martino Circle Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 215016382 $589,000 4831 Tallowood Way Vanya/Dimo Demirev 23 9.565.0550 Web ID 215008234 $ 549,900 Aversana #1603 Vince Colace 2 39.260.3333 $547,700 18318 Royal Hammock Boulevard Brock/Julie Wilson 2 39.821.9545 Web ID 214050444 $ 499,000 12663 Biscayne Court Tom/Tess McCarthy 23 9.243.5520 Web ID 215008421 $ 495,000 FIRNAO AT NAPLES GOLDEN GATE ESTATES HAMMOCK BAY ROYAL PALM GOLF ESTATES AVIANO Waterfront In Naples #2174 Frank Pezzuti 239.216.2445 Web ID 213010829 $449,900 1354 Rordon Avenue Cristal O'Meara 2 39.961.1943 Web ID 215016891 $ 449,000 Rialto #202 Vince Colace 2 39.260.3333 Web ID 214055500 $ 429,900 14813 Canton Court ML Meade 2 39.293.4851 Web ID 215011288 $ 389,000 Waterfront In Naples #2206-C Celine Julie Godof 2 39.404.9917 Web ID 214053324 $ 372,500 WATERFRONT IN NAPLES SUN TERRACE HAMMOCK BAY REFLECTION LAKES WATERFRONT IN NAPLES Pelican Marsh Naples & Surrounds 172 Cajeput Drive Sue Black 2 39.250.5611 Web ID 215003566 $ 2,485,000 PINE RIDGEpremiersothebysrealty.com Page 6
8 West Pelican Street Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 214041281 $3,500,000 Clermont #H-103 Ed Cox/Je Cox 239.860.8806 Web ID 215017707 $475,000 254 Ridge Drive Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 214063041 $1,500,000 Aversana #1204 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 214028046 $599,000 12663 Biscayne Court Tom/Tess McCarthy 239.243.5520 Web ID 215008421 $495,000 Waterfront In Naples #2206-C Celine Julie Godof 239.404.9917 Web ID 214053324 $372,500 1942 Cocoplum Court Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web ID 215009796 $2,350,000 1322 Noble Heron Way Melissa Williams 2 39.248.7238 Web ID 215017183 $ 2,295,000 2809 Tarower Way Fahada Saad 2 39.659.5145 Web ID 215013394 $ 1,980,000 1517 Marsh Wren Lane Daniel Guenther 23 9.357.8121 Web ID 214018524 $ 1,910,000 2242 Silver Palm Place Fahada Saad 2 39.659.5145 Web ID 215021968 $ 1,175,000 GREY OAKS GREY OAKS GREY OAKS GREY OAKS GREY OAKS 1287 Osprey Trail Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web ID 215011911 $5,595,000 1610 Chinaberry Way Carolyn Weinand 2 39.269.5678 Web ID 214061558 $ 4,225,000 1473 Anhinga Pointe Melissa Williams 2 39.248.7238 Web ID 209007441 $ 3,995,000 1659 Chinaberry Court Tess/Tom McCarthy 23 9.207.0118 Web ID 215004591 $ 3,895,000 1474 Anhinga Pointe Melissa Williams 2 39.248.7238 Web ID 214057895 $ 3,450,000 GREY OAKS GREY OAKS GREY OAKS GREY OAKS GREY OAKS 2956 Bellower Lane Fahada Saad 2 39.659.5145 Web ID 214062926 $7 ,799,000 1234 Gordon River Trail Melissa Williams 2 39.248.7238 Web ID 214000494 $7 ,495,000 1213 Gordon River Trail Daniel Guenther 23 9.357.8121 Web ID 214007227 $ 6,995,000 1395 Great Egret Trail Jamie Dockweiler 23 9.216.3753 Web ID 215014781 $ 6,380,000 GREY OAKS GREY OAKS GREY OAKS GREY OAKS 2701 Buckthorn Way Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web ID 215001163 $2,825,000 1347 Noble Heron Way Sam Heitman 23 9.537.2018 Web ID 215018649 $ 2,695,000 2375 Alexander Palm Drive Carolyn Weinand 2 39.269.5678 Web ID 214068332 $ 2,495,000 1708 Venezia Way Lynn Anderson 2 39.290.6674 Web ID 215000147 $ 2,495,000 1540 Marsh Wren Lane Melissa Williams 2 39.248.7238 Web ID 214064026 $ 2,395,000 GREY OAKS GREY OAKS GREY OAKS GREY OAKS GREY OAKS 172 Cajeput Drive Sue Black 239.250.5611 Web ID 215003566 $2,485,000 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
Residences III #902 Pam Parsons 239.404.3475 Web ID 214067577 $1,189,000 5741 English Oaks Lane Tatyana Sallee 2 39.293.5017 Web ID 214035512 $ 989,000 Residences #301 Paul Gray 23 9.273.0403 Web ID 215005642 $ 950,000 PELICAN ISLE OAKES ESTATES PELICAN ISLE The Strada #5308 Mary Kavanagh 616.957.4428 Web ID 215018664 $948,167 8144 Las Palmas Way Dave/Ann Renner 23 9.784.5552 Web ID 215019278 $ 895,000 3983 Stonesthrow Court Patrick O'Connor 2 39.293.9411 Web ID 215015659 $7 75,000 348 Chancery Circle Jane Bond 23 9.595.9515 Web ID 214060043 $7 50,000 631 96th Avenue North Roxanne Jeske 2 39.450.5210 Web ID 215023028 $ 669,900 MERCATO VILLAGES OF MONTEREY WILSHIRE LAKES AUDUBON COUNTRY CLUB NAPLES PARK 2743 Olde Cypress Drive Jane Bond 239.595.9515 Web ID 211522993 $1,595,000 9273 Mercato Way Susan Gardner 23 9.438.2846 Web ID 215007191 $ 1,525,000 12502 Collier's Reserve Drive Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID GLAZ040215IHE $ 1,495,000 9230 Mercato Way Susan Gardner 23 9.438.2846 Web ID 215007629 $ 1,450,000 7371 Stonegate Drive Terri Moellers 23 9.404.7887 Web ID 214060987 $ 1,449,000 OLDE CYPRESS MERCATO COLLIER'S RESERVE MERCATO THE CROSSINGS 2558 Escada Court Chris Resop 23 9.231.6164 Web ID 215016627 $ 4,495,000 Aqua #210 John D'Amelio 2 39.961.5996 Web ID 214006696 $ 3,850,000 Grande Geneva PH 1 Frank Pezzuti 2 39.216.2445 Web ID 215015400 $ 2,195,000 5982 Sunnyslope Drive Teresa Rucker 23 9.281.2376 Web ID 215014011 $ 1,749,000 TIBUR N PELICAN ISLE THE DUNES QUAIL WEST Ventana #B-502 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 214067147 $1,365,000 9277 Mercato Way Mary Kavanagh 6 16.957.4428 Web ID 215009331 $ 1,325,000 13055 Pond Apple Drive East Lisa Tashjian 2 39.259.7024 Web ID 214066645 $ 1,295,000 TIBUR N MERCATO QUAIL CREEK 228 Cheshire Way Jane Bond 239.595.9515 Web ID 214060038 $650,000 Lemuria #1804 Sue Black 2 39.250.5611 Web ID 215014546 $ 649,000 2893 Lone Pine Lane Lynn Applebaum 23 9.776.5055 Web ID 214055671 $ 619,000 6785 Southern Oak Court Virginia/Randy Wilson 2 39.450.9090 Web ID 215006782 $ 599,900 5930 English Oaks Lane Pat Duggan/Rhonda Dowdy 239.213.7445 Web ID 215010198 $ 569,900 AUDUBON COUNTRY CLUB LEMURIA OLDE CYPRESS AUTUMN WOODS OAKES ESTATES 6639 Mangrove Way Gary Blaine 23 9.595.2912 Web ID 215010326 $ 499,000 Ventana #C-204 Frank Pezzuti 2 39.216.2445 Web ID 215015363 $ 499,000 8413 Hollow Brook Circle Mira Rochford 2 39.287.2929 Web ID 214069913 $ 439,000 AUTUMN WOODS TIBUR N PEBBLEBROOKE LAKES 174 Old Tamiami Trail Jon Peter Vollmer 2 39.250.9414 Web ID 215014702 $ 399,000 Quartz Cove #101 Julie Rembos 2 39.595.1809 Web ID 215020207 $ 375,000 Quartz Cove #102 Julie Rembos 2 39.595.1809 Web ID 215020230 $ 375,000 PALM RIVER THE QUARRY THE QUARRY North Naples 6357 Spanish Oaks Lane Dave/Ann Renner 23 9.784.5552 Web ID 214067861 $ 1,395,000 OAKES ESTATES 1917 Imperial Golf Course Boulevard Tess/Tom McCarthy 239.207.0118 Web ID 215009574 $595,900 IMPERIAL GOLF ESTATESpremiersothebysrealty.com Page 8
631 96th Avenue North Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 215023028 $669,900 7371 Stonegate Drive Terri Moellers 239.404.7887 Web ID 214060987 $1,449,000 5982 Sunnyslope Drive Teresa Rucker 239.281.2376 Web ID 215014011 $1,749,000 5930 English Oaks Lane Pat Duggan/Rhonda Dowdy 239.213.7445 Web ID 215010198 $569,900 8413 Hollow Brook Circle Mira Rochford 239.287.2929 Web ID 214069913 $439,000 Quartz Cove #102 Julie Rembos 239.595.1809 Web ID 215020230 $375,000 433 Adirondack Court ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 214050124 $1,695,000 Royal Marco Point #629 Cathy Rogers 2 39.821.7926 Web ID 214063238 $ 1,599,000 65 Bareld Drive North Larry Caruso 23 9.394.9191 Web ID 214051256 $ 1,550,000 12 Blue Hill Court Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 2 39.642.1133 Web ID 214059251 $ 1,490,000 944 Sand Dune Drive Cathy Rogers 2 39.821.7926 Web ID 213010212 $ 1,299,000 MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND Royal Marco Point I #17 Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 214035520 $1,250,000 381 Red Bay Lane Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 2 39.642.1133 Web ID 214014596 $ 1,175,000 190 Angler Court Larry Caruso 23 9.394.9191 Web ID 214052845 $ 1,150,000 MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND 870 Eubanks Court Larry Caruso 23 9.394.9191 Web ID 214046983 $7 ,500,000 1539 Heights Court Paul Strong 2 39.404.3280 Web ID 214052753 $ 6,750,000 856 Sea Dune Lane Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 2 39.642.1133 Web ID 214062271 $ 5,350,000 1470 Caxambas Court Helga Wetzold 2 39.821.6905 Web ID 214062838 $ 3,695,000 MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND 418 Bayside Avenue Fahada Saad 2 39.659.5145 Web ID 215011601 $ 3,450,000 245 Heron Avenue Ruth Trettis 2 39.571.6760 Web ID 214048586 $ 650,000 Vanderbilt Yacht Racquet #1104 Vanya/Dimo Demirev 23 9.565.0550 Web ID 214046574 $ 599,990 Beachwalk Gardens #201 Paul Koch 3 05.586.5309 Web ID 215024113 $ 389,000 VANDERBILT BEACH VANDERBILT BEACH VANDERBILT BEACH BEACHWALK 591 Hammock Court Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 214062818 $3,375,000 1829 South Inlet Drive Vince Colace 2 39.260.3333 Web ID 214061341 $ 3,295,000 850 Sea Dune Lane Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 2 39.642.1133 Web ID 214012064 $ 3,000,000 480 Maunder Court Paul Strong 2 39.404.3280 Web ID 214058680 $ 2,745,000 1250 Aruba Court Brock/Julie Wilson 2 39.821.9545 Web ID 215007179 $ 2,598,000 MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND Marbelle Club #806 Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 213012585 $919,000 Esplanade #2-206 Cynthia Corogin 2 39.393.6747 Web ID 215014979 $7 95,000 1189 Strawberry Court Paul Strong 2 39.404.3280 Web ID 214061821 $7 29,000 MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND 691 Partridge Court Vince Colace 239.260.3333 Web ID 214046240 $569,700 923 Bareld Drive North Brock/Julie Wilson 2 39.821.9545 Web ID 214061734 $ 549,000 South Seas #704 Cynthia Corogin 2 39.393.6747 Web ID 212022129 $ 515,000 South Seas #1409 Vince Colace 2 39.260.3333 Web ID 214046870 $ 466,700 Marco Beach Ocean Resort #1110 Vince Colace 2 39.260.3333 Web ID 215015665 $ 459,700 MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND South Seas #1407 Helga Wetzold 239.821.6905 Web ID 214062974 $439,000 South Seas Club #407 Helga Wetzold 2 39.821.6905 Web ID 214051568 $ 438,900 South Seas #208 Vince Colace 2 39.260.3333 Web ID 214058348 $ 379,999 South Seas #203 Vince Colace 2 39.260.3333 Web ID 214019290 $ 379,700 Vantage Point #117 Brock/Julie Wilson 2 39.821.9545 Web ID 215016225 $ 375,000 MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND Vanderbilt Beach Marco Island 820 South Bareld Drive Paul Strong 2 39.404.3280 Web ID 214055880 $7 ,495,000 MARCO ISLANDpremiersothebysrealty.com Page 9
Serena #202 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 214069896 $440,000 Montreux #104 ML Meade 2 39.293.4851 Web ID 213505258 $ 399,000 Serena #202 Lura Jones 2 39.370.5340 Web ID 214062888 $ 399,000 FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK Cascada #102 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 215014927 $384,500 Varenna #101 Lura Jones 2 39.370.5340 Web ID 213511863 $ 379,000 8595 Pepper Tree Way Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 214038057 $ 369,900 FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK 8504 Bellagio Drive Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 213510912 $795,000 Menaggio #202 Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 215012906 $7 95,000 7667 Mulberry Lane Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 214029231 $7 49,000 7677 Mulberry Lane Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 214044311 $ 675,000 Serena #202 Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 214010244 $ 599,000 FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK 3275 Hyacinth Drive Lura Jones 2 39.370.5340 Web ID 213509825 $ 1,250,000 7656 Mulberry Lane Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 215016276 $ 945,000 7702 Mulberry Lane ML Meade 2 39.293.4851 Web ID 214064001 $ 895,000 7666 Mulberry Lane Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 215009144 $ 845,000 FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK Cherry Oaks #201 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 215023560 $529,000 Menaggio #202 Lura Jones 2 39.370.5340 Web ID 214011631 $ 499,000 Marengo #201 Lura Jones 2 39.370.5340 Web ID 213501789 $ 485,000 Varenna #201 Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 215011948 $ 450,000 Varenna #201 Lura Jones 2 39.370.5340 Web ID 214004669 $ 449,000 FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK FIDDLER'S CREEK 16151 Captiva Drive Stephanie Bissett 23 9.292.3707 Web ID 214064054 $ 9,900,000 15172/174 Wiles Drive West Jane Reader Weaver 23 9.850.9555 Web ID 214068122 $7 ,000,000 11530 Paige Court Stephanie Bissett 23 9.292.3707 Web ID 214064002 $ 4,000,000 11514 Wightman Lane Jim Branyon 239.565.3233 Web ID 214040103 $ 1,985,589 CAPTIVA CAPTIVA CAPTIVA CAPTIVA Kimball Lodge #306 Wil Rivait 2 39.464.8108 Web ID 214069908 $ 1,139,000 1213 Periwinkle Way George Kohlbrenner 23 9.565.8805 $875,000 1519 SW 53rd Terrace Stephanie Bissett 23 9.292.3707 Web ID 214047615 $7 99,000 13830 Sophomore Lane Vanya/Dimo Demirev 23 9.565.0550 Web ID 214020201 $ 699,990 SANIBEL SANIBEL CAPE CORAL FORT MYERS 13560 Palmetto Grove Drive Iris Miller 239.671.7085 Web ID 215016464 $528,900 15549 Laguna Hills Drive Augustina Holtz 9 14.648.8888 Web ID 214061600 $ 472,000 5413 Whispering Willow Way Fern Ritacca 23 9.405.6210 Web ID 215003279 $ 449,000 5723 Baltusrol Court Stephanie Bissett 23 9.292.3707 Web ID 214064070 $ 399,000 Island Reef Club #103 Stephanie Bissett 23 9.292.3707 Web ID 214029215 $ 380,000 FORT MYERS FORT MYERS FORT MYERS SANIBEL FORT MYERS BEACH Sanibel / Captiva / Fort Myers 9052 Cherry Oaks Trail Lura Jones 2 39.370.5340 Web ID 215000198 $ 499,000 FIDDLER'S CREEK Fiddler's Creek premiersothebysrealty.com Page 10 9311 Vittoria Court Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web ID 215012158 $1,299,000 FORT MYERS
Serena #202 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 214062888 $399,000 8595 Pepper Tree Way Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 214038057 $369,900 Serena #202 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 214010244 $599,000 7666 Mulberry Lane Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 215009144 $845,000 Varenna #201 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 214004669 $449,000 11514 Wightman Lane Jim Branyon 239.565.3233 Web ID 214040103 $1,985,589 13830 Sophomore Lane Vanya/Dimo Demirev 239.565.0550 Web ID 214020201 $699,990 Island Reef Club #103 Stephanie Bissett 239.292.3707 Web ID 214029215 $380,000 Wedgewood #203 Harriet Harnar 239.273.5443 Web ID 215014667 $339,000 201 Barefoot Beach Boulevard Lisa Tashjian 2 39.259.7024 Web ID 215000323 $ 4,500,000 234 Barefoot Beach Boulevard Lisa Tashjian 2 39.259.7024 Web ID 215010546 $ 4,250,000 BONITA BAY BAREFOOT BEACH BAREFOOT BEACH 26972 Hickory Boulevard Jack Despart 239.273.7931 Web ID 214007760 $3,695,000 20350 Riverbrooke Run Roxanne Jeske 2 39.450.5210 Web ID 215020307 $ 1,675,000 9491 Chartwell Breeze Drive Roxanne Jeske 2 39.450.5210 Web ID 215002649 $ 1,375,000 25380 Busy Bee Drive Vanya/Dimo Demirev 23 9.565.0550 Web ID 215009916 $ 975,000 27599 Shriver Avenue Fahada Saad 2 39.659.5145 Web ID 214069424 $ 875,000 BONITA BEACH WEST BAY CLUB THE BROOKS SAN CARLOS ESTATES BONITA SPRINGS 4431 Deerwood Drive Ginger/Michael Lickley 239.860.4661 Web ID 215019579 $1,949,000 26123 Fawnwood Court Roxanne Jeske 2 39.450.5210 Web ID 215021004 $ 1,899,000 Tavira #304 Ginger/Michael Lickley 2 39.860.4661 Web ID 214005560 $ 1,499,000 Estancia #402 Ginger/Michael Lickley 2 39.860.4661 Web ID 215013067 $ 924,000 Vistas #1603 Ray Felitto 2 39.910.5340 Web ID 215013698 $7 94,900 BONITA BAY BONITA BAY BONITA BAY BONITA BAY BONITA BAY Waterford #201 Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 214057777 $499,000 Vistas #405 Ray Felitto 2 39.910.5340 Web ID 212019491 $ 399,900 Harbor Landing #202 Roxanne Jeske 2 39.450.5210 Web ID 215020342 $ 359,000 BONITA BAY BONITA BAY BONITA BAY 23889 Sanctuary Lakes Court Marilyn Moir 23 9.919.2400 Web ID 214036883 $7 99,000 27400 Arroyal Road Linda Roberts 23 9.450.2864 Web ID 213508290 $7 79,000 The Colony Navona #602 Jennifer/Dave Urness 23 9.273.7731 Web ID 214061740 $ 625,000 The Colony Navona #704 Valerie Bee 2 39.398.3055 Web ID 215022085 $ 619,000 PELICAN LANDING ARROYAL PELICAN LANDING PELICAN LANDING 21770 Longleaf Trail Drive Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 215019954 $589,900 14039 Tivoli Terrace Jacquie Lewisy 2 39.227.3070 Web ID 215020487 $ 589,000 20002 Montessa Court Janna McCan 23 9.222.3433 Web ID 214050212 $ 550,000 28468 Del Lago Way Roxanne Jeske 2 39.450.5210 Web ID 214055672 $ 499,000 25362 Galashields Circle Coburn/Umscheid 239.825.3470 Web ID 214054408 $ 469,000 THE BROOKS PALMIRA GOLF CLUB GRANDEZZA SPANISH WELLS PELICAN LANDING 14554 Speranza Way Adrienne Young 239.825.5369 Web ID 215011517 $437,000 14184 Giustino Way Jacquie Lewisy 2 39.227.3070 Web ID 215022488 $ 389,000 Shadow Wood Morningside #202 Roxanne Jeske 2 39.450.5210 $374,900 13641 Southampton Drive Ryan Batey 2 39.287.9159 Web ID 214052174 $ 350,600 Wedgewood II #1402 Ryan Batey 2 39.287.9159 Web ID 214069726 $ 244,900 PALMIRA GOLF CLUB PALMIRA GOLF CLUB THE BROOKS WORTHINGTON WORTHINGTON 10542 Yorkstone Drive Charlina McGee 2 39.770.1911 Web ID 215023035 $ 409,900 HAWTHORNE Bonita Springs & Surrounds premiersothebysrealty.com Page 11 25031 Pennyroyal Drive Scott Fogel 239.989.2152 Web ID 214063333 $849,000 PELICAN LANDING
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