OR GAY COUPLES IN FLORIDA, THE PAST seven months have been a time of awe. A federal judges ruling in late December cleared the way for marriage equality in the state, and a U.S. Supreme Court ruling June 26 made it the law of the land. They were two events most gay couples thought never would happen. And they translate into big bucks. Nationally, the economic boost from marriage of same-sex couples could be up to $2.6 billion in just the first three years, according to the Williams Institute at University of California, Los Angeles. Floridas share of BY SCOTT SIMMONS firstname.lastname@example.org ... as same-sex marriage boosts Floridas bottom line 24,24826,0002.6Estimated same-sex couples that will soon spend money on weddings and honeymoons Average dollars spent for a wedding, according to The Wedding Report Billions of dollars that same-sex couples may spend nationally in three years on weddings SEE WINS, A8 ILLUSTRATION BY ERIC RADDATZ / FLORIDA WEEKLY; INSET PHOTOS BY RENA SCHILD / SHUTTERSTOCK; STATISTIC SOURCE WILLIAMS INSTITUTE winsECONOMYF INSIDE: THE WEDDING PLANNERS PERSPECTIVE | A9Were truly part of a South Florida mentality that is very international, very global in thinking and very open to whatever is happening in the world and were very proud of that. Jorge Pesquera, CEO of Discover The Palm Beaches r df A8 SEE PIER, A12 Neapolitans who love local history have the opportunity to purchase planks from the landmark Naples Pier, which was closed last week for renovations. The city of Naples and the Naples Historical Society will have 1,000 planks to sell for $100 each. The pier was last rebuilt in 1996, so the pieces up for grabs are not from the original structure that was built in 1888. The structure has undergone six partial or total rebuilds since it was originally installed, four of which were necessitated by damage from hurricanes. Mother Nature rebuilt (the pier) a few times, Mayor John Sorey says. But this time its to make it a better and safer place for our residents and businesses. Naples Historical Society, in having partnered with the city to sell the planks, will number each board and provide the purchaser with a certificate validating the authenticity of the artifact. We know were not selling historic planks. Thats not the point, says Elaine Reed, NHS president and CEO. The planks represent the symbolic importance of the pier then and now. The city will manage the sale of the Have a piece of the landmark pier for $100BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.com www.FloridaWeekly.com PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Vol. VII, No. 39 FREEWEEK OF JULY 16-22 Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store. OPINION A4 ROOTED IN NAPLES A6 NEWS OF THE WEIRD A13 CLUB NOTES A19 BUSINESS MEETINGS B4 NETWORKING B6-7 HOUSE HUNTING B9 OPEN HOUSE MAP B22 BOOK REVIEW C5 THEATER REVIEW C10 FILM REVIEW C15 CUISINE NEWS C27-31 INSIDE Opening nightThe Legally Blonde after-party, and more Society photos. C25-26 Deadheads delightGrateful Dead tribute band truckin toward Naples. C1 Golden opportunityRescue organization retrieves three more dogs from Korea. A16 Getting to know youPersonality profiles can help improve communication skills among employees. B1
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA2 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015 Bring Your Highest Expectations LIVINGSTON ROADPINE RIDGE ROAD EXIT 107WHIPPORWILL LANE N From the high $300s $600s COMMENTARY The panther pragmatistsOne of the great virtues of the American character is pragmatism, defined as dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations. Unfortunately, theoretical considerations are sometimes synonymous with theological, philosophical, ethical, cultural, environmental or democratic considerations, which tend to get in the way of getting the job done with no fuss or muss. There are other touted American virtues as well, all of them offshoots either of the 18th and 19th-century American frontier or the immigrant musculature of urban America: rugged individualism (as it used to be called). Inventiveness, ambition, a hard-work ethic, self-reliance. But pragmatism fascinates me, especially after I learned from Craig Pittman, a writer for the Tampa Bay Times, that Collier County cattle rancher Liesa Priddy just helped rewrite Floridas panther policies for Nick Wiley, executive director of the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Them danged panthers are getting in the way of us Americans and our right to make a profit, they concluded. In effect, that sums up the new state panther policy they created, or it will if the commission signs off on it in September. Like the pragmatists they are, the two did the job without consulting wildlife biologists or anybody else in a serious way. When Mr. Pittman used public records to look at the new proposal, he even learned that Ms. Priddy helped Mr. Wiley edit the thing line by line. Together, they decided that too many panthers live south of the Caloosahatchee River because the animals are eating Ms. Priddys calves 10 of them in two years across her 9,300acre spread, at least, each worth $1,000 by her estimate. Theyre eating a few of her neighbors animals as well, apparently. And that meant war, a carefully waged war on the panther status quo, such as it is. Her ability to influence the future of the Florida panther was the culmination of a carefully crafted and very pragmatic strategy that relied not on the traditional method of panther control a Winchester 30-30 rifle or its equivalent but on a more modern solution: political influence. In January of 2012, Ms. Priddy, who had by then captured the admiration of Gov. Rick Scott, got herself appointed to the states wildlife commission as the pointperson for panthers because Im the one whos living it on a daily basis, she told Mr. Pittman. She sees no conflict of interest because shes a pragmatist. She and Mr. Wiley also decided, pragmatically, that since there are no places set aside as habitat to protect panthers north of the Caloosahatchee River and all the way to the Georgia state line, which is about 320 miles, why should anybody bother? Its just not realistic or pragmatic in this day and age to support panthers, suggests Ms. Priddy especially not by establishing three populations of them, each of about 240 animals: one south of the Caloosahatchee and two more north of it. Federal Fish and Wildlife officials have stipulated that if two populations of at least 240 animals can be established, theyll downgrade the Florida panther status from endangered to threatened. And if we can establish three that would mean about 720 panthers needing to eat the equivalent of a deer or a couple of hogs per week in a state of about 20 million humans who knows what could happen? Federal officials havent said, but the panther would likely come off the endangered and the threatened lists altogether. And that might mean wed be able to get licenses and shoot a few of them again. Just like we get to start shooting black bears again, beginning this fall. Im even thinking if we bring back the American bison in sufficient quantities in the Midwest, we could start shooting them again, too maybe from trains, just like the old days. But well save that discussion for another time. The panther recovery to 720 animals is probably not doable, figures Ms. Priddy. She represented a group of like-minded pragmatists at a meeting of state and federal wildlife officials in Naples last fall. I wonder if were trying to put a square peg in a round hole, she said in comments quoted in the Naples Daily News. Not every species can be recovered. I think thats something we need to hold out there and be considered. South of the Caloosahatchee, however, the species has recovered significantly by everyones accounting. From a low of about 20 in the 1970s the population has climbed to about 180 now, or more, depending on whos figuring: either the wildlife biologists and observers who actually track and count panthers, or the ranchers and some hunters who figure anecdotally that the creatures are about to overrun Immokalee and Naples and Everglades City and start eating small children and members of the Rotary Club and old women or men crossing the street. Pragmatically speaking, there are a lot of solutions to this, most of them already proposed at one time or another: Let panthers live in the wild places that include ranch lands, and pay ranchers for their lost stock. Or use Amendment One money, more than $700 million in this year alone, to buy suitable panther habitat from private owners north of the Caloosahatchee, as it was intended, rather than using the money to pay for salaries and program maintenance in state bureaucracies and programs, as legislators have allowed. Or the final solution: we could just get real, in a pragmatic sense. Few of us ever see a panther in the wild. They dont go to the mall or restaurants or spas or the supermarket. They dont vote. Thus, panthers dont influence our lives at all, really. Why not just let them go and die out, like we did passenger pigeons or ivory-billed woodpeckers? We are, after all, pragmatists, arent we? d b w t l e roger WILLIAMSrwilliams@floridaweekly.com
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No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 239.325.1960 or visit us on the web at www.floridaweekly.com and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $31.95 in-county$52.95 in-state $59.95 out-of-state Sorry, Donald Trump has a pointYou are hardly a name-brand company if you havent dumped Donald Trump in recent weeks. NBC, Univision and Macys all have thrown The Donald under the bus, in the heaviest blow to schlock culture in this country since the cancellation of Jersey Shore. The carnage ranges across media, encompassing reality TV (Celebrity Apprentice), entertainment properties (the Miss USA Pageant), fashion (the Donald J. Trump Signature Collection) and even fragrance (Success by Trump). The shunning of Trump is in response to his, uh, memorable presidential announcement that included comments about the alleged rampant criminality of Mexican immigrants theyre drug runners, rapists, etc. that were typically crude. As it happens, Trumps new enemies are doing him an enormous political favor, at least in the short term. There are few things that benefit a Republican candidate in the current environment of left-wing bullying more than getting fired and boycotted for something hes said. Trumps instantly notorious Mexico comments did more to insult than to illuminate, yet a kernel in them hit on an important truth that typical politicians either dont know or simply fear to speak. When Mexico sends its people, Trump said, theyre not sending their best. This is obviously correct. We arent raiding the top 1 percent of Mexicans and importing them to this country. Instead, we are getting representative Mexicans, who through no fault of their own come from a poorly educated country at a time when education is essential to success in an advanced economy. Trumps comments made it sound as though Mexico is sending us moral defectives. But immigrants are willing to work. Immigrant men ages 18-65 are in the labor force at a higher rate than native men. Its just that a lack of education hampers even hard-working people. This is illustrated in an exhaustive report by Steven Camarota of the Center for Immigration Studies, which favors a lower level of immigration. Immigrants here from Mexico which has sent more immigrants than any other country for decades have the lowest levels of education. Nearly 60 percent of them havent graduated from high school. This puts Mexican immigrants at a disadvantage, and it shows. Nearly 35 percent of immigrants from Mexico and their U.S.-born children are in poverty; nearly 68 percent are in or near poverty. This is the highest level for immigrants from any country. Immigrants make progress on almost every indicator over time, but are still far behind natives after two decades. For all its crassness, Trumps rant on immigration is closer to reality than the gauzy cliches of immigration romantics, who are unwilling to acknowledge that there might be an issue welcoming large numbers of high-school dropouts into a 21st-century economy. If we dont want to add to the ranks of the poor, the uninsured and the welfare-dependent, we should have fewer low-skilled immigrants assuming saying that is not yet officially considered a hate crime. The point could be made much more deftly and accurately by anyone not named Donald J. Trump. In the meantime, he fills the vacuum, and enjoys the whirlwind. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. OPINION f s c i a c rich LOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly Hate pop culture? Blame F. Scott FitzgeraldFor those who despair over the hijacking of our popular culture by reality television and by the endless procession of faux celebrities who insist on sharing every intimate detail of their lives, laffaire Caitlyn Jenner comes as no surprise. What should have been a private, somber process of self-reflection and renewal by Caitlyn nee Bruce was transformed by the Kardashian spin machine into an odious spectacle that was tailor-made for television and mass public consumption. How we came to this sorry state of affairs is story unto itself. Most would trace the evolution of our obsessively confessional and voyeuristic society along a line that begins with Barbara Walters and People magazine and continues on through Oprah, Diane Sawyer, Entertainment Tonight, Paris Hilton, the Kardashians and a host of contemporary offenders too numerous to list here. But the true progenitor of all this nonsense was F. Scott Fitzgerald. Oddly, the man who gave us The Great Gatsby also paved the way for reality television and the horrifically maudlin and weepy autobiographical tomes that are cranked out every year by an inexhaustible assembly line of third-rate entertainers, artists and has-beens. By 1936, Fitzgerald though barely 40 years old was irrelevant. Gatsby had been published about a decade earlier, but the memory of this classic had receded and it would be years before it was widely regarded once again. Desperate for attention and money, Fitzgerald fixed on a plan. He would write for Esquire magazine a series of tell-all essays which came to be known as The Crack-Up in which he outlined in excruciating detail his torment and diminished circumstances. Such a work was unthinkable at that time. Generally, writers held to the notion that personal pain was something that fueled their fiction. Fitzgerald turned this idea upside down because he felt he had no other choice. At The Crack-Up stage, nothing could harm his career it could only help, observed Arnold Gingrich, Esquires editor in 1936. Gingrich went on to note that Fitzgeralds profile had sunk so low that a lot of people thought he was dead. Fitzgeralds bleak essays (in a real dark night of the soul it is always three oclock in the morning, day after day) chronicled his fears, insecurities, failures and general inability to fashion a meaningful life. The author himself admitted that the essays were the literary equivalent of extending a tin cup of self-pity. Fitzgeralds contemporaries (Ernest Hemingway and John Dos Passos in particular) were horrified by what they perceived to be a massive display of personal weakness and self-flagellation. They predicted that Fitzgerald had ruined any chance of future success. But, in the end, Fitzgerald proved to have the superior instincts. Readers were fascinated, and interest in Fitzgerald sprang anew. Although he had failed miserably years earlier as a writer in Hollywood, The Crack-Up intrigued executives at movie studios, and Fitzgerald was given another shot as a screenwriter not long after the essays were published. The personal revelations in The Crack-Up blasted open the reticence that had characterized American literature before World War II, Jeffrey Meyers, a Fitzgerald biographer, has written. A lot of years separate The CrackUp from our current situation, but Fitzgerald doubtlessly started us on the road to the Kardashians, Caitlyn Jenner, Honey Boo Boo, Duck Dynasty, the disgraced Duggar family and all the rest. One can only yearn for the time when public figures accepted responsibility and refused to pander to morbid curiosity. Such was the case in 1948, when Robert Mitchum a legitimate movie star was arrested for smoking marijuana in a bungalow with a woman who was not his wife. Mitchum was caught dead to rights, and he did not moan or seek refuge in a treatment facility. He accepted his punishment, which was confinement for a couple of months at a prison farm. (When similar situations occur today, the template is to enter rehab, then appear on shows like Dr. Phil and finally write a soul-searing book about redemption.) When Mitchum was released, reporters were waiting for him. Yes, boys, I was smoking a marijuana cigarette when they came in, he said. I knew Id get caught sooner or later. The actor said prison wasnt so bad, adding that it was just like a weekend in Palm Springs, only you meet a better class of people. Now, he added, if youll excuse me, Im heading for home. And that was that. Robert Mitchum died in 1997, well before the ascendency of reality television, and thats just as well. He was a fine actor, an authentic tough guy and honest to a fault. He would have made a lousy reality TV star. p a E e l a bill CORNWELLSpecial to Florida Weekly
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015 that could be in the neighborhood of $182.2 million over three years, as an estimated 24,248 couples spend money on weddings, honeymoons and other travel, and generate about 875 jobs. Visit Florida, the pubic/private partnership that promotes tourism in the state, has actively boosted the state as a locale for same-sex weddings from the beginning. On Jan. 6, as thousands of gay couples exchanged vows thr oughout Florida, the agency dispatched photographers and videographers to nine cities to capture the visual proof of why the state is a great place to get married. Visit Florida cites strong relationships with LGBT media partners, including Edge Media Network and Proud FM Toronto, and has run co-op advertising in a range of publications, including Bridal Guide, Brides, New York Weddings, inserts with Davids Bridal stores and Coastal Living Weddings, among others. So far in fiscal year 2014-15, we have run seven promotions targeting the LGBT audience, for a media value of $6.94 million and 190 million impressions, according to Kenneth MorganSchleuning, public relations manager for Visit Florida. In Southwest Florida, officials in Charlotte, Lee and Collier counties began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in January, soon after the judges ruling cleared the way for weddings to begin. In Palm Beach County, officials immediately embraced the opportunity. Sharon Bock, Palm Beach County clerk and comptroller, performed a mass wedding for 80 couples at midnight Jan. 6, the moment it was legal for her to do so, at the South County Courthouse in Delray Beach. Over 300 people showed up. My opportunity to see and walk through and talk to them was magic, she said. There were so many tears of joy. Palm Beach County tourism officials are capitalizing on that joy. Weve had a trajectory of being supportive of this effort and I think now with this national law, which we think is the right path, we will put additional content on our website and marketing content in magazines and such, said Jorge Pesquera, CEO of Discover The Palm Beaches, citing such popular local events as Pride Fest, in March, and the Stonewall Ball, in June. As it is, the county draws about 6.3 million people each year. About 3.5 million of those were domestic travelers. Two million came from within the state and about 800,000 came from international markets. Were truly part of a South Florida mentality that is very international, very global in thinking and very open to whatever is happening in the world and were very proud of that, he said. In Southwest Florida, tourism officials are taking things more slowly. We havent taken an LGBT approach, and there are no specific marketing efforts, said Tamara Pigott, executive director of the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau in Fort Myers. But marriage tourism in general never was something Lee County promoted anyway, and Ms. Pigott said she didnt expect Florida to be a place where gay couples would be rushing to get hitched. The first states that really jumped in had a really big boost, but when youre state No. 34, who was coming here to get married? she said. Now, if you want to have a beautiful beach wedding, theyre coming here because they want to get married here. With our folks, we have the same plans and packages. Theres no differentiation. That doesnt mean the county does not want gay travelers to visit, though. In a few places, we have done some LGBT efforts. Internationally, we work with TomOnTour, but we never approached our destination with (marriage) specifically in mind, Ms. Pigott said. Our doors are open to all. TomOnTour is an international gay travel site. She said about 3 million visitors come to stay in hotels and other accommodations, while an additional 2 million come to visit friends and relatives. Some of that definitely is the LGBT market, Ms. Pigott said. I think every community has a really different approach. Its a new concept in Charlotte County. We are just beginning to explore weddings and LGBT as niche markets, according to Lorah Steiner, the countys director of tourism. That might have happened sooner, had the economy not crashed. When it, along with the countys budget began to impr ove, our first priority was to strengthen our position in our known feeder markets, e.g.: Allegiant markets; Canada, Germany, the UK, Chicago, Philadelphia, Michigan, New York and New Jersey, Ms. Steiner wrote in an email. Allegiant Air is the airline that flies into Punta Gorda Airport. We also needed to greatly increase our instate marketing for summer and shoulder seasons. Collier County banks on its wedding tourism. We are estimating that 3 percent of Colliers 2014 visitors, or 53,200 people, traveled to the destination for weddings or honeymoons. This visitor segment has a projected economic impact of $57.7 million to Collier County, according to Erin Smith, PR and communications assistant for the Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades Convention & Visitors Bureau. But it has not reached out directly to gay tourists. No, we dont have a specific reachout at the present time. We think were capturing a good deal of that just with our weddings market, said Jack Wert, CVB director. We listen pretty closely to our hotel partners. They havent expressed an interest for us to do more than were doing. Resorts in the Palm Beaches and the Florida Keys are targeting the LGBT market. I find the community here in South Florida to be very inclusive and welcoming to all people, said Nick Gold, public relations director at Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa in Manalapan. Eau Palm Beach, a AAA Five-Diamond resort, is no exception. At Eau Palm Beach, we have been inclusive to reaching out to the LGBT community since we became a brand two years ago, and we have been developing a campaign to reach couples who would WINSFrom page 1 RENA SCHILD / SHUTTERSTOCK A crowd gathers at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., after the court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage on June 26.COURTESY PHOTOCheeca Lodge, which has hosted commitment ceremonies for years, was poised to provide weddings as soon as they becamew legal for same-sex couples. COURTESY PHOTOMike Edmondson and Keith Musbach become the first same-sex couple to be married in Palm Beach County. Clerk and Comptroller Sharon Bock married the two shortly after midnight Jan. 6 at the South County Courthouse in Delray Beach; she later performed a mass ceremony for 80 couples.WERT PIGOTT BOCK PESQUERA GOLD
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The entrepreneurial spiritThe Japanese, especially, report a decline of intimacy (for instance, a recent estimate found that about a quarter of 30-year-olds had never had sex with another person) convenient for a Kyot o research institutes announcement in June that it had developed a huggable, human-sized, featureless pillow (resembling Casper the Friendly Ghost), with skin-like texture, to serve as an embraceable intimacy substitute. For people with actual lovers, the Hugvie (retailing for the equivalent of $80) has a mouth slot for a cellphone to enable running sweet talk with a remote companion. Redneck Marketing Challenges: (1) Scotty and Beverly Franklin of Springfield, Mo., are trying to tempt cowboys to wear leather boots retrofitted to be open-toed sandals. KHOU-TV (Houston) reported that the Franklins can sandal-up your favorite pair for $75. 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Brought to you in part by like us on facebook BEHIND THE WHEELThe best roadster you dont have the guts to buyThere is a major difference between a car that you l ove, and one that you will pay to have in your driveway. The Mazda MX-5 Miata is a prime example of this paradox. Some people actively avoid this perfect roadster because getting into a Miata is easier than getting into a nightclub with no doorman. Its affordable. It is an unfortunate arrogance that makes one of the best cars around one of the more underappreciated as well. Now that there is a new MX-5 coming to dealers this summer, will it finally set an unavoidable benchmark? This upcoming car is a home run of design. It keeps the sporty 91-inch wheelbase of its predecessor, but the 2016 car loses a few inches off the back. The result is a long-nose body with a short rear. It makes this sports car a loaded slingshot with the driver as the projectile. The previous generations have been accused of being too cute, and so the new MX-5 looks like it spent the last few years at the gym. Gone are gentle rounded angles that have been replaced with defined muscular ridges and a chiseled jaw line. The old car smiled; this one snarls. Theres a Jekyll and Hyde complex that happens when stepping into most roadsters. The body-hugging interior feels amazing when the top is down, but the moment rain hits, the compact roof turns the two-seater into a claustrophobic cocoon. Mazda has avoided this problem by placing as many center console controls below the drivers dials as possible. This may seem trivial at first, but it allows for a lower dashboard and a more airy atmosphere due to increased visibility. Even with a narrow space for components, Mazda has found room to finally add an optional touchscreen infotainment system. Its similar to whats already in the Mazda3, which means the functions are clear and simple. In fact, in an interior this size, everything is well within reach, including the very important St art button. The 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine fires up with a low-level gurgle thats like a Ferrari cut in half. This is the same fuel-efficient 155 hp SkyActiv motor that is available elsewhere in Mazdas lineup, but it has been re-tuned for sports car duty so it will never be mistaken for a crossover. Whether taking off from a stoplight or a start line, everything feels so perfectly in tune. The light steering is good for around town and makes for easy work carving up a backroad. The standard six-speed manual is just inches from the wheel, so it just feels like an extra limb. The suspension has been engineered to inspire hijinks, but it relays so much information to the driver that real trouble will require serious intent. The grip of the rear tires is transmitted precisely enough that its easy to feel the moment right before they squeal (by then the sprightly and balanced MX-5 is already around the corner and gripping the pavement again.) In a vehicle this narrow, all this fun can be done without leaving the lane. So now you dont even need to stop for coffee to perk up your morning commute. With all of these positives, why does it take guts to buy one? A colleague commented that he thought the roadster was underpowered. This was his telltale mistake, but it is a popular opinion. The Miata was not designed to compete with the Porsche Boxster a car that doubles the MX-5s $25,735 base price and adds 110 more horsepower. Instead, it was built in the grand tradition of the affordable European roadsters. The classic MGs, Triumphs and Alfa Romeos rewarded drivers who shifted often by providing good performance with an outstanding exhaust note. These vintage cars understand that when the pistons are racing, so is the drivers pulse. But Mazda went one step further. Driving an old European roadster used to be a badge of honor. They were so horribly unreliable that owners had to be mechanically handy just to leave their garage. Mazda has instead brought the roadster to the masses by offering the precision of a Swiss watch at a Seiko price. In an age where Corvettes can hit illegal speeds in second gear and Mercedes has a 577 hp station wagon, the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata is driving purity without overkill. It was designed to be a toy for enthusiasts. So throw out the schoolyard rules, and dont let the fact that anyone can play ruin the experience of the best car for the money. Myles Kornblatt is a feature journalist for publications the U.S. and Europe as well as the curator at the Miami Auto Museum. He travels the world looking for the best car stories but always comes home to Florida. 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Naples Bonita Springs Where is your nonprofit in its life cycle?The Center for Nonprofit Excellence at Hodges University and the Community Foundation of Collier County present Understanding the Nonprofit Life Cycle, a workshop for board members and staff that will help them identify where their nonprofit is in the various stages of growth. Susan Suarez of Suarez & Associates will present the workshop from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 23, at Hodges U., 2647 Professional Way. Ms. Suarez outlines the stages of every organizations life cycle in this order: start-up, adolescence, maturity, stagnation/renewal and decline. And she cautions that a one-size-fits-all approach to roles, responsibilities and board structures is a recipe for disaster that can actually be dangerous to the board and the nonprofit. She will guide participants through an organizational assessment to help them identify where they are in the organizational life cycle so they can more effectively and efficiently define the boards collective role, build a board structure and address specific needs within the organization. Registration is $35. Sign up by calling Marian Klink at the Center for Nonprofit Excellence, 598-6284, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Free seminar to help nonprofits tell their storyNonprofit organizations in Collier County are encouraged to mark their calendars for Telling the Story, the sixth annual Thinking Outside the Box seminar presented by Sue Huff of E. Sue Huff & Associates and real estate professional Kelly Capolino. This years free session is set for 8:30 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. 14, in the community room at the Naples Daily News. Five speakers will discuss various aspects of telling a story in ways that make powerful impact. Save the date for now and watch for information and registration details coming soon. Nonprofits welcome summertime donations, volunteer manpowerAs the heat and humidity of summer bear down, the need for volunteers and donations goes up at nonprofit organizations throughout the community. If you have time and/or treasure to share, you might find just the right outlet here. Hope for Haiti seeks the following: full-sized bar soap, razors, washcloths, toothbrushes, toothpaste and deodorant; 15-ounce shampoo; 8-ounce hand sanitizer; hair combs. The website also has an extensive list of medical supplies that are always needed at its clinics in Haiti. For more information, call 434-7183 or visit hopeforhaiti.org. Harry Chapin Food Bank needs non-perishable food items of any kind, though canned meats, fruits and vegetables along with peanut butter, jelly, cereal, protein bars, fruit juice and kid-friendly foods are especially needed. The nonprofit also seeks summer volunteers in both Naples and Fort Myers. For more information, call 334-7007 or visit harrychapinfoodbank.org. Youth Haven, a residential shelter and safe harbor for traumatized abused, neglected and homeless children, welcomes donations year-round. Activities for children and teens arts and craft supplies, games, educational computer software, books and toys, bicycles, skateboards, helmets and knee/elbow pads are always appreciated, as are non-perishable pantry provisions, food storage containers, dishcloths and towels, baby gates, car seats and booster seats, strollers, pull-ups and wipes, high chairs and cribs, twin bedding, large duffel bags, bath products and personal toiletries. Gift cards to grocery stores, drug stores, restaurants, department stores, Target, craft stores and gas cards are also welcome. Youth Havens annual back-to-school drive, Oh, The Places Theyll Go, runs through Aug. 14. All basic school supplies are welcomes, as are large, heavy-duty backpacks and gift cards to stores where school supplies and clothes are sold (Ross, Target, TJMaxx, Walmart). Drop-off locations are at the Youth Haven campus at 5867 Whitaker Road and at Mutual of Omaha Bank locations in Marco Island, Naples and Fort Myers. If your place of business would like to be a drop-off site, contact Shelly Long by calling 687-5155 or emailing email@example.com. PACE Center for Girls, Collier at Immokalee is collecting new and gently loved dresses for its annual Love That Dress! sale coming up in September. If you would like to host a dress collection party at your home or business this summer, contact Buffy Hagood at 771-1261 or buffyhagood@ goodwillswfl.org or Melissa Speach at 2894078 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Donations of goods and gift cards for products and services are also needed for the silent auction that takes part during Love That Dress! For more information, contact Shannon Starr at 207-1878 or email@example.com. Cash and in-kind sponsorships are available ranging from $500 to $10,000. For more information, contact Pat Patterson at 595-8414 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Finally, numerous volunteer opportunities are available in the days leading up to Love That Dress! and during the event that takes place from 5-9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. For more information, contact Marie Pazych at 293-0061 or email@example.com. PACE Center for Girls, Collier at Immokalee, also has a year-round need for passes to movie theaters, bowling alleys and skating rinks; undergarments, socks and shoes (all sizes, for teen girls); gift certificates to Walmart, Target, CVS, McDonalds, Burger King, Subway, Rib City; alarm clocks, scrapbooking supplies; college T-shirts, nail polish and manicure supplies; and anything Hello Kitty. The center is at 160 N. First St. in Immokalee. For more information, call 842-5406 or visit pacecenter.org. The Guadalupe Resale & Consignment Shop needs volunteers. Duties include greeting shoppers and ringing up sales, pricing donations and restocking the inventory, rearranging furniture and picking up large items that are donated. Hours are flexible and can be as few or as many as desired. Store hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The shop is at 8100 Trail Blvd., parallel to U.S. 41 just south of Vanderbilt Beach Road. For more information, call Kat McNabb at 594-2696 or email kmcnabb@ guadalupecenter.org. Proceeds from the shop benefit the Guadalupe Center in Immokalee. The center is dedicated breaking the cycle of poverty in Immokalee by providing educational, social and other support programs and resources to families there. For information about volunteer opportunities at the Guadalupe Center in Immokalee, call 657-7711 or visit guadalupecenter. org. Theres always room on the pantry shelves at S t. Matthews House for canned meats and fish, canned spaghetti and meatballs or ravioli, canned fruit, canned tomatoes and canned pinto and black beans, peanut butter, jams and jellies. Hot and cold cereals, dried beans, pasta sauce, shelf-stable and powdered milk, rice and spaghetti are also welcome. The residential shelter needs towels, pillows, bed sheets and baby wipes. Donations can be dropped off at 2001 Airport-Pulling Road. For more information, call 774-0500 or visit stmatthewshouse.org. Planned Parenthood of Collier County welcomes volunteers to perform a number of office-related duties. Donations of feminine products are always needed and can be dropped off at 1425 Creech Road. Potential volunteers should contact Courtney Curatolo at 262-8923. The Neighborhood Health Clinic welcomes donations of the following medical supplies: alcohol pads, hydrogen peroxide, bandages, Ace wraps, cotton balls, antibiotic ointment, cold packs and rubber gloves. The office also needs printer paper, clipboards, highlighters, paper clips, tape, coffee, cleaning supplies, bathroom supplies, building maintenance services and assistance with monthly utility fees. Donations can be dropped off at 121 Goodlette-Frank Road. For more information, call 261-6600 or visit neighborhoodhealthclinic.org. Project HELP, Collier Countys only certified rape and crisis center, seeks volunteers to help staff the 24/7 crisis hotline, serve as volunteer advocates, help with office administrative tasks and plan special events such as the 19th annual Chocolate Extravaganza coming up Thursday, Nov. 5, and the fifth annual Vagina Monologues presentation set for Sunday, March 6, 2016. Training is provided and required for the hotline and advocate assignments. Project HELP assists approximately 2,000 new sexual assault, human trafficking and grief counseling clients annually and receives about 2,500 calls to the hotline. To learn more, call 649-1404 or visit projecthelpnaples.org. Action Automatic Door & Gate has partnered with Cell Phone for Soldiers and is asking locals to donate gently used cell phones and tablets that can be recycled for soldiers overseas. Devices can be dropped off at 275 Airport-Pulling Road. 643-3667 or actiondoor.com. Collier Spay Neuter Clinic is in need of fleece blankets, comforters, waterproof queen mattress pads, high-efficiency laundry detergent and fabric softener, bleach, paper towels, pink and blue index cards, gift cards, garbage bags, quart-size zip bags, baby booties and batteries (AAA and AA). Donations can be dropped off at 2544 Northbrooke Plaza Drive. Call 5147647 or visit collierspayneuter.org for more information. Humane Society Naples is in need of the following items: unscented cat litter, bleach, liquid dish and laundry detergent, paper towels, glass cleaner, disinfecting wipes, extra large garbage bags, 13-gallon garbage bags, disposable cleaning gloves, bath towels, canned puppy and kitten food, canned dog and cat food and monetary support. Donations can be dropped off at 370 Airport-Pulling Road. For more information, call 643-1880 or visit hsnaples.org. Email information about volunteer opportunities and donations for area nonprofits to Cindy Pierce at cpierce@ floridaweekly.com.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015 NEWS A19 Gorgeous residence located lakeside in Pelican Preserve with spectacular water views and an extended private lanai. Floorplan is open, bright and extremely well-maintained. Pelican Preserve is known for the resort lifestyle, oering indoor and outdoor pools, tness center, theater, restaurant, dog park, tennis, billiards and more.10539 BELLA VISTA DRIVE FORT MYERS, FLORIDA 33913PREMIER SOTHEBYS INTERNATIONAL REALTYJacquie Lewisy 239.227.3070Sothebys 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. $350Starting atJuly 6 10 July 13 17FULL-DAYJuly 20 24 Aug 10 14HALF-DAYGOLFCAMPTiburn Golf Club Naples, FLSUMMER 877-611-1911Register Today!TOURAcademyCamps.com 9:00am 4:00pm 9:00am 12:00pm CLUB NOTES Pi Beta Phi alumnae in Naples, Bonita Springs and Marco Island are invited to socialize from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, July 16, at the Admiralty Point West clubhouse on the beach at 2300 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. Naples. The group will meet again from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19 (location TBA). Cost is $10. For reservations or more information, call Connie Kindsvater at 249-4969 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Pilot Club of Naples/Naples Pilot Foundation meets at 6 p.m. on the second Thursday of every month except July, when the meeting is on the third Thursday, July 16 at Perkins on Pine Ridge Road. Guests and new members are always welcome. Reservations are not required. Attendees order from the menu and pay for their meals. Pilot International focuses its charitable and educational efforts on brain-related disorders and disabilities, including traumatic brain injuries, dementia and autism. For more information, call Sue Lester 289-8268. The Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance meets Thursday, July 16, at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church. The evening begins at 6:30 p.m. Members are invited to bring orchids from their collections for judging. An orchid raffle will also be held. Admission to the meeting is free for all, and guests are always welcome. The alliance welcomes donations of out-of-bloom or unwanted orchids, which members use for educational purposes. Free pick up is available and can be arranged by calling 498-9741. For more information about the alliance, visit gulfcoastorchidalliance.com. The Naples chapter of PFLAG, Parents Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, a support, education and advocacy group for families with gay or transgender members, meets at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at Naples United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Road. The next meeting is July 16. For more information, call 963-4670 or visit pflagnaples.org. Naples Ship Modelers is an informal group dedicated to the hobby of building wooden ship models. Members meet at 9:30 a.m. on the first and third Saturdays of every month at the Landmark Naples community in North Naples. The next meetings are July 18 and Aug. 1. For more information, call Dick Ritchie at 594-0868 or email email@example.com. Naples Writers Forum invites writers of all levels to a workshop and get-acquainted meeting from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 18, at St. John the Evangelist Church, 625 111th Ave. N. Bring 10 copies of a page of your writing, or just come. Attendance is free. Sign up by calling 949-3621 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The Naples base of the U.S. Submarine Veterans (USSVI) meets at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of every month at the VFW Post 7721, 800 Neffs Way in Naples. The next meeting is July 20. Membership is open to active duty and retired submariners who have earned the Qualified in Submarines designation. The local USSVI base commander is Jack Hogan of Naples. For more information, visit ussvi.org/base/naples.asp. The Naples Civitan Club meets at noon on the second Wednesday of the month at Perkins on Pine Ridge Road and on the fourth Wednesday of the month at varying locations. The next meetings are July 22 and Aug. 12. For more information, call 774-2623 or email email@example.com. The Marco Island Civitan Club meets at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month. The next meetings are July 21 and Aug. 11. For locations, call Anthony DeLucia at 285-6785 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The international service club focuses on assisting people with developmental disabilities and finding the cause, cure and better treatments of brain disorders including autism, Alzheimers disease and Down syndrome. The 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 July 23. Stamp trading follows the evenings program. All stamp enthusiasts are welcome. For more information, call 348-9845. The Solo Women Travel Group meets at 2 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month at St. John the Evangelist Church in North Naples. All are welcome to share their travel experiences and travel wish list. The next meeting is July 25. For more information, call Barb Garrett at (305) 664-9202. The Democratic Womens Club of Collier County welcomes members and guests to its meetings from 10 a.m. to noon on the third Saturday of the month in the Walden Oaks Professional Center, 6710 Lone Oak Blvd. The next meeting is July 25. For more information, email email@example.com. Email club news to Cindy Pierce at firstname.lastname@example.org.BERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY Members of the Naples chapter of Sigma Chi alumni gathered earlier this month for a lunch meeting at the Pelican Bay Club. The next meeting will be Friday, Sept. 11, beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the club. For more information, call Bill Robinson at 293-5239 or visit naplessigs.com. Seated: Damian Taylor, Richard Loree and Bill Robinson. Standing: George Schmelzle, Lyle Carter, Bob Leadbetter, Joe Tarantino and David Maksymetz.
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA20 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015 HEALTHY LIVINGBrookdale Bonita will offer free memory checksLee Physician Group Memory Care will conduct free memory screenings from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, July 16, at Brookdale Bonita Springs, 26850 South Bay Drive in Bonita Springs. Memory is often overlooked during health-care checkups. This can be attributed to misperceptions and fears, perhaps the most common of which is an apprehension that nothing can be done about memory loss. But many forms of memory loss are reversible, and for other forms of memory loss, early detection is the key. Screenings will take approximately 20 minutes. Results and further recommendations will be mailed. Call Rachel Russell at Brookdale Bonita Springs, 948-2600, for an appointment. Dont go crazy in your search for normalThe community is invited to Driving Like Crazy in Search of Normal, a presentation about how to regain your anchorage when your personal world spins off its axis, from 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, at Project HELP headquarters, 3123 Terrace Ave. in Naples. Guest speakers are author and mental health advocate Deena Baxter and Jacquelyn Metcalf, director of communications and donor relations for the National Alliance on Mental Illness in Collier County. Ms. Baxter will share lessons learned from her journey after sudden loss. She has partnered NAMI-Collier on a book and website project, writeonmymind. com, dedicated to giving mental illness a life-affirming voice. Attendance is free, but registration is required. Call Shaina Anderson at Project HELP, 649-1404, or email email@example.com. Book review: Good news for those on the path to recovery from strokeStroke Victor: How to Go from Stroke Victim to Stroke Victor by Bob Mandell. Creative Projects International. 256 pages. Trade paperback, $16.95. This marvelous self-help book is likely to save or extend a lot of lives. However, its central focus is enhancing the quality of life for those who have undergone lifechanging illnesses or injuries. While the information and advice is primarily for stroke victims, Bob Mandells guidance can be applied to many different situations in which recovery from a disability is sought. His personal story is the engaging and inspiring trunk and branches of the book. On these branches, Mr. Mandell has hung the fruits of what he has learned. For me, his most widely applicable piece of advice is the need to take responsibility, to question, to be an aggressive patient who challenges medical personal and especially conventional wisdom. Passive people are likely to be buried by their insecurities, by medical care bureaucracy and by accepting whats immediately available or convenient rather than what is best for their recovery and rehabilitation. You have to fight to discover the best information, the best hospital, rehab facility and medical expertise for your needs. You must be willing to take educated risks. However, Mr. Mandell also knows that you cant let an aggressive stance turn into adversarial relationships with those whose help and experience you are seeking. Make friends on this journey to well being, he advises. Dont turn people off. Another crucial piece of advice is the mantra one step at a time. People whose expectations are too ambitious (unrealistic?) are likely to be disappointed and fall into despair. They will lose heart and may never make progress. Set attainable goals and work hard to achieve each. With others, develop a plan that is consistent with your condition at the starting line so that you can reach the finish line of restored vitality and functionality. In 54 brief, zesty and often humorous chapters (plus four appendixes), the author creates the feeling of step-by-step conquest over the stroke or other debilitating condition from which you need to rebound. You need to make and keep your commitment to practical interim goal setting, he says. Writing in an almost breathless style, he underscores his points via strong section headings, outline technique, boldface emphasis and a kind of question-and answer-dialogue. Most important is his use of italicized passages that reveal what he was thinking at different stages of his own recovery and rehabilitation. He admits to and shares his doubts and dilemmas along the way. No one should think that anything less than tough-mindedness and hard work will bring the results you desire. No one should think there wont be setbacks. Mr. Mandell shows his readers how to become researchers. Finding networks of people and organizations with shared concerns and knowledge, finding sources that explain various kinds of medical practitioner credentials and rankings of hospitals specialty units (like stroke units) and finding special umbrella organizations such as NIH StrokeNet are necessities for you and your optimum recovery. The information in Stroke Victor seems endless. There is helpful guidance for and about caregivers, useful sections like Sex after Stroke, Integrative and Innovative Therapies and an enormously important how-to discussion about discovering and taking part in clinical trials of new medications and therapies. All these positive attributes of Stroke Victor do not quite disguise the fact that this book could benefit from careful, professional proofreading, however. Through his book, Mr. Mandell is a great coach on paper. He is also a coach a stroke coach in life. He is a fully committed stroke recovery research advocate and educator who has founded the Stroke Research Foundation. You can check it out at StrokeRF. org. To invite Mr. Mandell to a speaking engagement, email him at bob@ strokevictor.com. Phil Jason, Ph.D., United States Naval Academy professor emeritus of English, is a poet, critic and freelance writer with 20 books to his credit, including several studies of war literature and a creative writing text. See his review of the novel Exit Strategy on page C5. are i c?) t ed h ey v er i n to r s, i sa t o u of c d s s outmphasisanda InnovativeTherapies p t a a w m a philJASONpkjason@comcast.net Mandell OFFERING A COMPLETE RANGE OF SPECIALTIESGeneral Dermatology Skin Cancer Mohs Micrographic Surgery Camisa Psoriasis Center Laser Treatments Cosmetic Dermatology DermConnect Medical Spa CoolSculpting1-800-591-DERM | www.RiverchaseDermatology.com Multiple Locations for Convenient Care
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015 A21 Tamarian Rugs The Th e Makes The Room Suering from hand or foot pain? CALL TODAY TO RELIEVE THE PAIN Dr. Lynn Sarkela D.C.239-631-5393Meeting childrens needs right here at homeMost surveys reveal that health-care consumers prefer quality care close to home. Thats one reason why the NCH Pediatrics Department has been the go-to center for decades for the estimated 64,524 children under the age of 18 in Collier County. Each year, some 3,500 babies are born at the Birth Place on our North Naples campus. Some of those newborns need care in our new 18-bed Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Also in North Naples, the MacDonald SeaCAREium has eight progressive care beds, and coming soon is the Robert, Mariann and Megan MacDonald Pediatric Emergency Room. Our pediatrics department has steadily built its capabilities to accommodate changing community needs. Ten years ago, Dr. Deborah Lopez joined the team as a pediatric intensivist and hospitalist. A short time later, Dr. Jorge Perez brought in a team of neonatologists. We now have full-time pediatric intensivist coverage with the addition of Dr. Hassan Dbouk, along with six full-time neonatologists (one is on duty in the Birth Place around the clock). Beyond 26 pediatricians on staff who are led by Dr. Sobia Najm Masoud, we have two pediatric cardiologists, Drs. Tankut Onal and Levi Novero, who are can also care for adults who had anatomic abnormities as children and are now grown up; a pediatric neurologist, Dr. Ramzy Medaa, who cares for children with seizures and other problems; a pediatric urologist, Dr. Michael Carr, who was previously at the Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia and is the only pediatric urologist in Southwest Florida; four pediatric gastroenterologists, Drs. Mario Tano, Aymin Delgado (specializing in liver diseases), Yonathan Fuchs and Ofelia Marin; three pediatric pulmonologists, Drs. Kunjana Mavunda, Claudia Fernandez and Hassan Dbouk; a pediatric hematologist and oncologist, Dr. Daniela Egas Bejar; and 10 pediatric ER physicians led by Dr. Pia Myers. NCH has supplied the local community with school nurses and athletic trainers for almost 20 years. We also offer sedation services for children who need special procedures such as MRIs or CTs. Having the only local pediatric inpatient unit, the only pediatric ICU, pediatric ER, neonatal ICU, hospital obstetrical unit and all these pediatric subspecialists means Collier County families rarely need to leave home for their childrens health-care needs. Dr. Allen Weiss is president and CEO of the NCH Healthcare System. allenWEISSallen.firstname.lastname@example.org The Terraces partners with Hope HospiceThe Terraces at Bonita Springs has partnered with Hope Hospice to provide end-of-life palliative care at the Terraces Renaissance health center. We saw an opportunity in the fact that some of the beds in our health center werent always full, says Ross Dickmann, executive director of The Terraces at Bonita Springs. For more information, visit theterracesatbonitasprings.com. Open Monday-Saturday 9AM-5PM & Sunday 1PM-5PM THE FLOOR MEISTERSLighthouse supports Colliers visually impairedLighthouse of Collier, a nonprofit serving the blind and visually impaired and their caregivers, holds its next brown bag lunch from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 21, at Lighthouse headquarters, 2685 Horseshoe Drive S. Guest speaker will be Lily Randall, health specialist of Whole Foods Market in Mercato. Attendees will learn easy ways to incorporate more vegetables into their diet and will sample a vegetable recipe and a dairy-free, sugar-free shake that tastes like pumpkin pie. Bring your own brown bag lunch and stay afterward for social hour, trivia games and to learn more about Lighthouse of Colliers programs and services. Attendance is free. Call Rick Hart at 430-3934 to make a reservation. Brown bag lunch programs are held on the third Tuesday of every month. Call Mr. Hart if you are interested being a guest speaker. Mr. Hart also facilitates a caregiver support group meeting on the same day as the brown bag lunches. Friends and family of the blind and visually impaired learn how to take care of themselves and manage the stress of their roles while connecting with others in similar situations. The mission of Lighthouse of Collier is to promote the development, implementation and on-going evaluation of programs and services that foster independence and enhance the quality of life for the blind, visually impaired and their caregivers. For more information, visit lighthouseofcollier.org.
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I thought agility or tracking might be fun, but never seriously pursued either one. I admired people who worked or competed with their dogs in the same way that I admire people who have climbed Everest or explored underwater caves, but I didnt expect to ever be one of them. It didnt seem truly necessary for their or my happiness. But like all dogs, mine have always been guided by their noses. Sometimes it seemed as if they were excessively devoted to examining all the scents they ran across on walks. So when a friend told me about the sport of nose work, I thought it would be fun to sign Harper up for the six-week class. Wed learn the basics, and then wed have a fun game we could play at home or anywhere else. Within weeks, I was bringing 13-yearold Gemma to class, too. When my husband got tired of being left home alone on Friday nights, he joined us as well. The next thing I knew, Harper had passed her first Odor Recognition Test, which qualified her to compete in a beginning-level nose-work trial. I couldnt wait. Watching Harper and then Gemma, and eventually Keeper discover a purpose to sniffing was a revelation. They knew when it was time to go to class. They knew exactly what they were there to do when it was their turn to search. They were so excited to tell us when they found the scent. It was two-way communication, and it was wonderful. Recently, I asked friends who also do sports with their dogs what they and their dogs get out of it. The appreciation of teamwork and communication and a deeper relationship came first, of course. The bond it creates between you and your dog is unlike anything you could develop with a human teammate, says Annick Loomis, who does nose work with her Brittany.Adam Conn does a number of sports with his Bernese mountain dogs. He enjoys the challenge of unlocking each dog.All five who Ive competed with have been so vastly different, despite four being the same breed and two being from the same lines. What about our dogs? Treats and praise aside, do they get anything out of it? Yes. For each dog, the reward is different. Some like being the center of attention or enjoy the challenge of solving a puzzle. Hina, a mixed-breed owned by Mary Wakabayashi, loves the thrill of the hunt that nose work develops. Melissa Duffy says sports and games make her dogs grin like nothing else. Harper? We have always been close, but she really blossomed when she discovered that she could tell me something and that I would understand. Three weeks ago, Harper and I competed in our second NW3 trial. Its the most difficult level, and we werent quite good enough to get a title. Yet. But at every class and every trial, I get better at reading her signals, and she gets better at delivering them. Most of all, Ive taken to heart the nose work motto: Trust your dog. Harper correctly identifies the location of a scent at a nose-work trial. PET TALESTeamwork rocksParticipating in a sport or activity with dogs brings a sense of fulfillment and joy to human and canine team members Pets of the Week>> Darla is a lovable, 1-year-old tricolor rat terrier who weighs about 11 pounds. She, is good on her leash and ready to go to her forever home. >> Lala is a 3-month-old domestic shorthair Manx with a beautiful coat, big bronze eyes and a cute stubby tail. Shes sweet and very affectionate. >> Ringo is a 3-month-old domestic shorthair who gets along with everyone. He purrs to the touch and likes to be petted. >> Zachy is a handsome, 9-year-old rat terrier who weighs about 27 pounds. Hes good on his leash and wants to please. Hes also hard of hearing and will love someone who loves him back. 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.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015 NEWS A23 THE DIVA DIARIESLove, sparkle and merriment: What every wedding is made ofNothing captures a divas fancy more than a wedding. It combines all of my favorite things: l ove, spar kle and merriment. I adore weddings so much that one can max out the photo storage limit on my iPhone faster than you can say, I do. And because I get so excited about weddings, I can tend to overthink my outfit. For the wedding I attended this past Saturday, for example, I couldnt decide whether to wear my ivory feathery fascinator or not. Its a pretty fabulous fascinator, and I would never want to upstage the bride. But then I reminded myself, why fret? There was no bride. Scott and Rons wedding meant two gorgeous grooms in stunning tuxes. I could wear whatever I wanted! I ended up going with a simple cocktail dress and the fascinator for my first gay wedding. Of course, no one cared a bit what I was wearing (not even me). All eyes and hearts were focused on the grooms. Even before they became a couple, Scott Carpenter and Ron Kelly both loved the Baz Luhrmann film Moulin Rouge, so they chose it as the theme of their wedding: Paris, red and black velvet, poetry, music and romance. And since both grooms are involved with local theater (Scott is an actor, Ron is a lighting designer), there was even a script, a playbill and a standing ovation. As much as Id like to think Scott and Rons wedding was like any wedding Ive ever attended (because it was), it really wasnt. It was history. It was the first time Ive ever seen two people of the same sex who are madly in love, who have been partners for 15 years, who have desperately wanted to make their union legal, finally get to do just that. Scott and Ron sweetly gifted their guests darling little chocolates in the shape of the Eiffel Tower, but they would have done better with Kleenex, because there wasnt a dry eye in the house. And as if the ceremony didnt have us all boo-hooing enough, on a big screen they showed a video of the proposal. It was Christmas of last year, shortly after the state of Florida legally recognized same sex marriage. Scott had decided to propose to Ron during their annual holiday party; meanwhile, Ron had the exact same idea. A dual surprise Christmas engagement more Kleenex, stat! Halfway through the wedding, my mascara was in streaks and I was using my poor fascinator to blow my nose. The grooms didnt plan it, but it was extra icing on their wedding cake when, on June 26, the Supreme Court of the United States voted to make gay marriage a constitutional right in all states. Good thing Scott and Ron included that info in their ceremony so that those of us who were already sobbing messes could just go ahead and dab our tears with our hair. Did I mention that both grooms had best gals who gave the most lovely, moving toasts at the reception? At that point, I resorted to using the tablecloth to wipe away my tears. Ill never forget my first gay wedding even when, as Im certain will happen, a wedding becomes just a wedding, whether its two grooms, two brides or a bride and a groom. My friend Nykkie, who attended Ron and Scotts wedding with her 3-yearold daughter, Magnolia, said it best when we chatted after the ceremony: I asked Magnolia, Wasnt it a pretty wedding? Did you enjoy watching Ron and Scott get married? Her reply? I know, Mommy, they love each other SO much!As she grows up, Magnolia will shed only normal tears at all weddings. Shell never know a time when it was different. Thats history. Here come the waterworks again. Somebody, please, pass a fascinator. Ciao for now, my lovelies! Stay tuned for another divalicious diary entry next week stephanieDAVIS email@example.com Scott Carpenter and Ron Kelly share their first dance as Mr. and Mr. Its always good to have choices. And with construction near completion, future r esidents of The Arlington can hardly wait to start enjoying all the exciting am enities we have planned. For e xample, theyre looking forward to lounging with friends by the outdoor po ol and eagerly anticipating the great workout theyll get in our aquatic centers indoor pool. So come on in; the waters ne! And its just one more reason youll dig retirement at The Arlington. Retirement.The Arlington Information Center and Model 12276 Tamiami Trail East, Suite 501 Naples, FL 34113 Mon Fri. 8:30-5 | Sat. 9-4 | Sun. 12-4 | Or by appointmentThe 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.
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB2 BUSINESS WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015 MONEY & INVESTINGWhy just one currency wouldnt be so greatTraveling in Europe really makes you appreciate all of the great things we take for granted here in the U.S. For example, when I use the restroom, I dont want to have to make a decision each time whether the contents of the bowl warrant a large or small flush. And it should be a human right that if you buy a soda at a restaurant for $5 that costs $.0001 cents to produce, it should come with free refills. And those refills should contain more than 2 cubes of ice. But what really drives me crazy is dealing in foreign currencies. That bottle of wine is 500 Krone? What does that even mean? Why do we even have multiple currencies any more and why do they matter? In an ideal world, we would have just a single currency. Having multiple forms of money is an impediment for trading between countries and is very inefficient. Yet there are more than 180 different currencies in the world. There are three primary reasons for this. The first is seigniorage. Seigniorage is the difference in the cost for a government to produce money versus what they can sell the money for. For example, if it costs a government $.10 to produce a $100 bill, the seigniorage is $99.90 per $100 bill that they produce. For some countries, especially developing countries, this can be an important source of revenue. Of course, if a government takes advantage of this, the result is extreme inflation. In 2008, analysts estimate that half of Zimbabwes governmental revenue came from seigniorage. The trade off was inflation of 24,000 percent as the government flooded the market with newly printed bills. Seigniorage is also beneficial to developed countries like the U.S. Although it is hard to measure, it is estimated that between $300 and $500 billion paper dollars are held outside of the U.S. These dollars are in such demand because they are readily accepted in almost every country in the world and are easily tradable into local money. These notes were produced at virtually no cost, yet the U.S. was able to sell the notes to foreign banks, governments, and other institutions at face value. So the U.S. government was able to essentially buy $300 billion worth of goods and services at almost no cost. Not a bad deal for us. The second benefit to a country for producing its own currency is the ability to manipulate exchange rates to benefit that nation. For example, for decades Japan has artificially depreciated the yen versus the dollar and euro. China has also played this game with the yuan. Both Asian countries accomplished this by selling their local currency in exchange for buying dollars and euros. This is the primary reason why both China and Japan own so many U.S. Treasury bonds it keeps all of the dollars it purchased in the form of these bonds. A low-valued currency is important to Japan and China because it powers their export-driven economies. For example, lets say today that Sony wanted to sell its PlayStation 4 for 20,000 yen and the exchange rate was 100 yen per dollar. It would cost an American consumer $200 to purchase the game system. If tomorrow the yen fell to 200 yen per dollar, all of a sudden the same American consumer could buy the game system for $100 and yet Sony would sill be making 20,000 yen per Playstation sold. That is the power of exchange rates. And it plays a huge role in any company that buys or sells products outside of its home nation. In fact, many U.S. multinational companies this past quarter put the blame on earnings misses on the fact that U.S. dollar was so strong versus almost every other currency in the world. This made U.S. companies less competitive, leading to sales losses to global competitors. So if a weak currency is so great, why has the U.S. pursued a strong dollar policy for decades? It is because low currencies are a double-edged sword. They help exporters but hurt importers. A weak dollar makes everything we purchase abroad more expensive. This includes not only manufactured goods like cars and cellphones but also resources like oil and food. A weak currency typically goes hand in hand with high inflation, which can be very damaging to an economy. And because the U.S. is a consumer driven economy, it has been helpful to us to keep the dollar strong and prices low. The final benefit for a country to have its own currency is that it is a safety valve when it gets into trouble with debt. This is one of the primary reasons why some analysts believe Greece will be better off if it exits the euro and brings back the drachma. If a country has a massive debt burden that it cannot pay off with its existing reserves, it has two options. First, it can default. Second, the country can start up its printing presses and simply start printing money. The problem in Greeces situation is that it gave up its presses when it joined the Euro. A country with its own currency wouldnt have this impediment. So, it seems like a world currency will not be in our immediate future. The benefits to a country for having its own money almost always outweigh the problems it causes. But does each country really need to have its own electrical outlet configuration too? Eric Bretan, co-owner of Ricks Estate & Jewelry Buyers in Punta Gorda, was a senior derivatives marketer and investment banker for more than 15 years at several global banks. 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Armed with this information and insight about themselves and other people, the thinking goes, co-workers do a better job of communicating. Clashes and misunderstandings that might gum up productivity, say between a harddriving, outgoing CEO who just wants to get things done and an introverted, methodical accountant intent on sifting through every detail, can be diffused. I use (DiSC) for all my clients as a foundation to better understand their team, to understand how they can work more effectively together, said Lee Knapp of Knapp Consultants, a business consultant, sales trainer and motivational speaker based in Fort Myers. Its really fun. Ms. Knapp also points out that there is no right or wrong answer on such personality tests. This is all about how we naturally tend to communicate, thats it. For instance, are you more inclined to exhibit Dominance or Influence, Steadiness or Conscientiousness (DiSC) when you interact with people? And for each, to what degree? To find out, DiSC participants are presented with a series of single adjectives or statements such as people think of me as a really good listener or I can be pretty forceful with my opinions and asked to check a bubble that most corresponds with how they feel about that. Do you strongly agree, agree, feel neutral, disagree, or strongly disagree? DiSC profiles cost about $36 to $90 per person. The price includes a report more than 20 pages long that analyzes your behavioral tendencies. It includes information about how you tend to perform under stress and suggestions for how to communicate with people of different styles. Diana Willis, a Jasons Deli franchise owner since 2000, with five locations throughout Southwest Florida, began using the DiSC profile about a year ago and has been pleased with the results. She used the tests to help match up management teams, during the training process for new employees and in one instance to help decide between two job candidates. Its amazing how our strong leaders, people who have been in management more than a decade, really embraced what was said about them as very true. It helps us communicate better, which is fundamentally the basis for how we get things done. Sometimes we get frustrated why we cant reach certain people and we dont realize they dont hear it in the same way, Ms. Willis said; at the same time, the diversity in styles is an asset. We need those different dynamics in order to run a successful business. Kimberly Hansen has taken and administers DiSC and Myers-Briggs, among other tests, and runs KHR Solutions, a human resources consulting firm based in Southwest Florida. Her own results spoke to some things she had already learned about herself through experience. Often cheerful and bubbly, I know when I get stressed I lose all of my niceties, she said, tending to skip the small talk and get straight to business. Had I done these (tests) years ago I could have saved myself a little bit of heartache in terms of hurting other peoples feelings. I had to learn that the hard way. Her DiSC results scored her as high I (for influence), or according to DiSCs website someone who places emphasis on influencing or persuading others, the most general of many other characteristics. That also indicates she likes making decisions, giving recommendations and guidance; shes happy being a consultant but probably wouldnt fit in as an employee in a big human resources department. Knowing that about myself is pretty cool, she said. In consulting, I can give the guidance, I can give the recommendations, which suits my personality. On the test, she was also scored as a medium C (for conscientiousness), or a person who places emphasis on quality and accuracy. Meanwhile, her accountant is likely a high C, more oriented toward details and accuracy. If Im talking to the accountant I have to step up my game, she said. I have to focus on the details and take some of the pleasantries out of it. DiSC scores may alter depending on your mood or situation, and there are only four main categories. Myers-Briggs on the other hand places participants into 16 separate categories for a more nuanced reading of personality traits, although businesses sometimes prefer DiSCs simplicity and focus on communications in the workplace, test administrators said. Ms. Peterson at Markham Norton said the test usually takes about 15 minutes, unless they totally overthink it, in which case I already know theyre a very high C. KNOWFrom page 1 KNAPP Knowing that about myself is pretty cool ... In consulting I can give the guidance, I can give the recommendations, which suits my personality. Kimberly Hansen, KHR Solutions, a human resources consulting firm based in Southwest Florida
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Guest speakers and CPAs Doublas Weibel and Scott Hennells of Weibel, Hennells & Carufe will discuss how tax changes for 2015 will affect businesses and business owners. Reservations are required by July 27. Call 992-2943 or visit bonitaspringschamber.com for more information. The Florida Gulf Coast Real Estate Investors Alliance meets at 5:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at the Bonita Springs Elks Lodge, 3231 Coconut Road. The next meeting is Aug. 4. Call (941) 257-3577 or visit fgreia.com for more information. Wake Up Naples for members and guests of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12, at the Hilton Naples. Guest speaker President Wilson Bradshaw of Florida Gulf Coast University will discuss FGCUs Emergent Technologies Institute. Seminole Casino Immokalee is the meeting sponsor. Reservations required by Aug. 7. Sign up at napleschamber.org/events. Email business meeting announcements to email@example.com.
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HUNTINGTON PRIVATE CLIENT GROUPThe Huntington Private Client Group is a team of professionals that includes Private Bankers and Personal Trust Administrators and Portfolio Managers from The Huntington National Bank and licensed investment representatives of The Huntington Investment Company, who work together to deliver a full range of wealth and nancial services. Member FDIC. Huntington and Listen, Plan, Advise are federally registered service marks of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated. HuntingtonWelcome is a service mark of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated. Huntington Bancshares Incorporated. M-F 8-5 and Sat 8-12 2240 Davis Blvd., Naples, FL 34104Complete Collision Repair 24 Hour Towing RentalsMention our ad in Florida Weekly and get a rental car UP TO 3 DAYS FREE.(with collision repair services)239-775-6860 www.economybodyshop.com firstname.lastname@example.org WATERFRONT 600-ACRE LAKE THE QUARRY 9214 MARBLE STONE DRIVEThis immaculate, custom 4BR+den/5.5BA Arthur Rutenberg waterfront estate on navigable water, in a private gated community, has numerous upgrades including marble oor entry with polished walnut travertine ooring continuing throughout the home and 15-foot ceilings with custom detailed trim. Two replaces, standby 20 kW generator and 500-gallon buried propane tank. The kitchen offers top-of-the-line appliances, exposed wood beam ceilings and gas cooking with 2 ovens. The family room has zeroentry sliders that afford endless lake views. Each guest room is highly upgraded and en suite. The master bedroom has 4 closets and spa-like bath. A lily-pad step pool with tiki torches, replace and outdoor kitchen puts this lanai against any top vacation resort. 4,200 square feet; built in 2011. The Quarry offers over 600 acres of freshwater lakes for boating, shing, jet skiing and kaya king along with 5 tennis courts and beachfront club with 2 pools and restaurant. Low HOA fees. Welcome home! GREG SOFRANKO THE RAWN GROUP239-877-1966 REDUCED!PRICED BELOW REPLACEMENT AT $1,595,000 The Urban Land Institute-Southwest Florida invites women in business to A View from the Top, an evening of conversation with four female business executives from the region. Consisting of four 30-minute courses, with the executives rotating to a new table with each course, the dinner takes place from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6, at Quail West Golf & Country Club. The speakers are: Kathy Curatolo, executive officer, Collier Building Industry Association; Nicole Johnson, director of government relations, Conservancy of Southwest Florida; Christine Ross, president and CEO, Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce; and Jill Meeks, vice president of sales and marketing for DR Horton. Cost is $40 for ULI members, $55 for others. Reservations are required by Aug. 4 and can be made at swflorida. uli.org. The Urban Land Institute is a global nonprofit education and research institute dedicated to promoting the responsible use of land in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. Established in 1936, the institute has Score free business advice from a volunteer mentorSCORE volunteer business mentors will offer free advice to entrepreneurs and small business owners in one-hour time slots from 9:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at SCORE Naples headquarters, 900 Goodlette-Frank Road, behind the Fifth Third Bank building. Although sessions are free, participants must review the specializations of the counselors below and sign up to meet with the one of his/her choice: Joe Binder offers assistance in sales, marketing (including digital marketing), operations, new product development, growth strategies and franchising. Frank Friends expertise lies in management planning, procedures and strategy, marketing, budgeting/costing/ pricing and developing and maintaining employee and customer loyalty. Ekkehard Gramp can offer advice for start-ups and discuss business planning, product development, continuous quality, safety, profit improvements and business turnaround. Margaret Holt counsels in business blanning, human resources (hiring, training, managing and firing employees), sales, customer service, partnerships, time management and building important business relationships. Richard Siegel shares his insights about information systems, leasing, expansion, inventory management, human resources (including screening, hiring, documentation, training, objective assessment, compensation and incentivizing), corporate renewal, supplier and financial resource communication and repositioning product and service. Eva Zachs is expert in digital and mobile marketing, social media strategies, content marketing, e-commerce, lean start-ups, agile management, Internet technologies, starting and running an online business, cloud computing and search engine optimization. To register, visit scorenaples.org, scroll to Upcoming Events and click on Aug. 1 Counselor Fair. For more information, call the SCORE office at 430-0081 or email Ms. Holt at Margaret.email@example.com. ULI dinner features female business leadersnearly 30,000 members representing all aspects of land use and development disciplines.
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VISIT WWW.DAVIDNAPLES.COM FOR INFORMATION ON THESE AND OTHER MEDITERRA PROPERTIES David William Auston, PA Mediterra Resident, Golf Member & Real Estate SpecialistAssisting in over 80 closed Mediterra transactions since 2011AMERIVEST REALTY | Of ce: 239.280.5433 Marcello at Mediterra5,306 Living Sq Ft | $4,495,000 Buonasera at Mediterra3,738 Living Sq Ft | $1,599,000 Monterosso at Mediterra2,503 Living Sq Ft | $695,000 Porta Vecchio at Mediterra2,589 Living Sq Ft | $559,000 PENDING JUST LISTEDREAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY B9 WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015Kelly Capolino has joined the offices of Downing-Frye Realty in Naples. Ms. Capolino has 19 years of experience in real estate sales and previously was a general contractor. She is the founder of the local Diamond Volunteer Program and has been involved with the Boys and Girls Club of Collier County, the American Red Cross, the Junior Women of Initiative mentoring program and the Womens Initiative Network. She is also the co-founder of the annual Thinking Outside the Box seminar for nonprofits. Diane Kerper has joined Neal Communities as director of sales and marketing for the companys south region. Ms. Kerper has managed and led multiple large-scale projects for several homebuilding companies over 25 years in Pennsylv ania and the Sunshine State. As both a Florida certified general contractor and real estate broker, she has overseen acquisitions, purchasing, design, sales and construction in both homebuilding and asset management roles. She has held leadership positions with Toll Brothers, Avatar, WCI Communities and Frey & Son Homes across several disciplines. Miloff Aubuchon Realty Group has opened a new office serving Naples/Bonita Springs. Lynn Galligan is director of sales and Laura Centola is office manager. Agents working in the office are Madison Galligan, Bill Hollowsky, Austin Hunt, Jack Mast, Jessica Carter Peer, Carl Steppling and Debi Williams-Riegler. John R. Wood Properties welcomes the following agents: Bonita Springs office Nancy Sergeant Central office Bridget Fagan North Naples office Terry Bayt, Kerstin Heinemann, Andreas Heinemann and Eben Moran. House Hunting:28102 Castellano Way Serata at MediterraSweeping lake vistas constitute the views from this 6,000-plus-square-foot residence within a private enclave of custom homes in Mediterra. The versatile great room floor plan is punctuated by a series of generous screened alfresco areas with pool and spa, summer kitchen, bar and dining areas and a two-sided fireplace. Built two years ago by Nelson Bordeaux and with interior design by Norris Home Furnishings articulates, the home has custom finishes throughout, including top-of-the-line kitchen cabinetry, Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances, a custom wine cellar and a second VIP master suite. Split garages, a circle driveway and mature landscaping make for great curb appeal. Mediterra golf membership eligibility is available immediately for the new owner. Emily K. Bua and Tade Bua-Bell of John R. Wood Properties have the listing for $2,575,000. For more information or to arrange a showing, call 595-0097 or visit buabellsellsnaples.com. REAL ESTATE NEWSMAKERS CAPOLINO KERPER
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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! 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 VILLAGE WALK OF NORTH NAPLES3BR + Den, 2 BA features an inviting open oor plan! Features include NEW A/C, NEW washer and dryer, tile throughout with the exception to the den that has Bamboo ooring, built in entertainment center in great room, home of ce space, hurricane shutters, and a large screen lanai with private pool that has recently been re- nished! $445,000 Check it out today! VILLAGE WALK OF NORTH NAPLES Rarely Available Windsor Model! Located on a prime cul-de-sac home site! This 4BR +Den 3BA features the highly sought after Windsor oor plan that offers plenty of room to entertain. Interior is nicely upgraded, and the lanai features a custom pool and spa, with lakes views! This is the prefect home for entertaining and enjoying the Florida lifestyle! A must see home! $635,000 Schedule a showing today! NEW LISTING NEW LISTING While youre on our website, tour thousands of other properties from SW Florida, or even from around the U.S.Value SelectionsOLD NAPLES 239.434.0101 CENTRAL 239.261.6622 MARCO 239.394.4040 NORTH NAPLES 239.598.0059 BONITA/ESTERO 239.498.9200 SANIBEL 239.472.2411See multiple photos & detailed descriptions of all our OPEN HOUSES: JohnRWood.com/OpenHouses RIVIERA AT MOORINGS $222,500 3150 Binnacle Dr #209 Well-kept condo with some updating. Turnkey furnished. Large, sunny lanai. Newer windows, A/C and appliances. Tile in all living areas. Age restricted community. 2/2 (C11324) Cindy Kruesi, 495.4113 AVE MARIA $199,900 7926 Guadiana Way Charming Gray Myst, Garden Series home, elevation C, 1415 sq. ft., 1758 total sq. ft. living space. Premium oversized lot, water views, granite tops, tile throughout. 2+Den/2 (H8900) Joe B. Rivera, Jr., 658.4748 AVE MARIA $189,950 4428 Steinbeck Way Great value in Emerson Park is located just north of town center. Open Concept Pulte home with large backyard. A must see! 3/2 (H9519) Karen Sweatlock, 860.5137, Robert Campbell, 281.6571 BLUE HERON $175,900 7826 Great Heron Way #105 Long lake views. 1st oor. Light and bright kitchen with breakfast nook. Spacious living area with clean neutral carpet. Community pool just steps away. Act quickly! 2/2 (C11237) Suzanne Klym, 571.1834 KEY ROYAL CONDOS $149,900 8214 Key Royal Cir #131 Pristine top oor corner unit directly over incredible pool and clubhouse. Never grow tired of the view from lanai. Ideal as residence, vacation home or investment. 2/2 (C11208) James Meehan, 449-2764 FAIRWAY DUNES CONDO $22 0,000 25161 Fairway Dunes Ct Single family home with condo fees of $223.00/ month. 1532 sq. ft. Accordion hurricane shutters throughout and 6 miles to Bonita Beach. Call for more details. 2/2 (C11358) Elaine Zacka, 470.3191 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES $199,900 1195 47th Ave NE Great opportunity to own corner lot home on 1.59 acres for under $200k. Newly painted, eastern exposure, tile ooring throughout with plenty of room for pool. 3/2 (H9508) Bob Kapish, 449.2859 STONEBRIDGE $1 89,000 2345 Carrington Ct #102 Bundled Golf Condo on the 13th green, nice view, 1st oor well maintained unit Equity included! 2/2 (C11216) Cynthia Miles, 273.3449 NAPLES BATH & TENNIS $174,000 110-B Bobolink Way Light and bright 2nd oor garden condo in the hot north end of Naples. Tennis anyone??!! 2/2 (C11233) Roger Hill, Jr., 404.7931 EAGLE CREEK $149,900 16 Cypress View Dr Peaceful Golf View! 15 x 42 Florida Room adds an additional 500 sq. ft. of living space. Short walk to all amenities. A must see! Membership at CC required. 2/2 (C11261) Jay & Chris Siemers, 250.4009 ROYAL ARMS $214,000 217 Yorkshire Ct Charming 2/2 home in Royal Arms, Naples best kept secret! Walk or ride your bicycle to Old Naples and the beach! Tile oors, private yard, on quiet cul-de-sac! 2/2 (H9320) Alberto Macia, 248.9150 NAPLES BATH & TENNIS $199,500 1616 Spoonbill Ln #B Centrally located Naples Bath and Tennis. Remodeled end unit, open oor plan. Kitchen has granite and stainless appliances. Community pool, reasonable fees. 2/2 (C11340) Team Harris, 403.0001 BOTANICAL PLACE $ 184,900 4530 Botanical Place Cir #306 Wonderful location 2.5 miles to Old Naples and beach. Surrounded by bike baths and lakes. One block to Botanical Gardens. Built 2006. Recently painted. End unit. 3/2 (C11315) Yvonne Wood, 248.0873 VASARI $165,000 11031 Corsia Trieste Way #205 SHORT SALE at Vasari. Great golf course and lake views from this 2nd oor condo home in Trieste III can be yours for some patience. 2/2 (C11363) Monte Gerard, 784.4437 BERKSHIRE VILLAGE $140,000 1344 Derbyshire Ct #D-204 Original owner is selling 2nd oor end unit with vaulted ceilings and beautiful view over landscaped area and pool close at hand. 3/2 (C11319) Edward Blackburn, 263.0349 BERMUDA PARK $2 10,000 25770 Lake Amelia Way #204 is 2 bedroom, 2 bath, with garage, long lake views and water feature is close to beaches, restaurants, shopping and the airport. 2/2 (C11285) Dooley Realty Group, 248.0611 NAPLES BATH & TENNIS $199,500 1604 Spoonbill Ln #1604-A Why rent for season? Gorgeous new kitchen overlooks open dining and living areas and lush, green-scaped area. Community pool just for residents on Spoonbill Lane. 2/2 (C11338) Ana Waleri, 784.8402 VANDERBILT CC $182,000 8223 Parkstone Pl #107 1st oor condo, covered parking. Golf, preserve and lake views. Many upgrades/improvements. Bundled golf and tennis. Turnkey furnished. Own your own cart! 2+Den/2 (C11347) Janet Jones, 734.4444 ROYAL WOOD $164,900 3685 Amberly Cir #D103 Granite in kitchen and baths, tile and wood oors. New stainless steel appliances. Golf course and pond view. Community pool, tennis court and Bocce court. 2/2 (C11320) Patricia Ward, 919.4670, David A. Tate, P.A., 919.4670 CYPRESS PLANTATIONS $125,000 25486 Cockleshell Dr #803 Charming 2/2.5 bath turnkey furnished. No tra c noise, but minutes from all the action. Low fees, great rental and priced to sell. 2/2.5 (C11348) Garren Grup, 289.8619 SHADOW WOOD PRESERVE $210,000 18890 Bay Woods Lake Dr #101 Great Location west of 41. Close to Coconut Point in a private Shadow Wood Country Club setting. Peaceful preserve views. 2+Den/2 (C11265) Mike Hagan, 910.4359 LELY COUNTRY CLUB $ 199,000 55 Hilo Ct #55 Location close to downtown and beaches. Detached villa lives like single family home. 2 bedroom 2 bath with garage. Roof, AC, kitchen and baths all updated. 2/2 (C11328) Michelle Sproviero, 285.1454 NAPLES BATH & TENNIS $179,000 1766 Bald Eagle Dr #505A Central Naples location. Short walk/bike ride to groceries, restaurants and more. Well established community o ers social and tennis membership. 2/2 (C11297) Josie Mennini, 398.3643 HERITAGE PALMS GOLF $155,000 10361 Butter y Palm Dr #725 Every day is a vacation in this Ashbury condo at Heritage Palms Golf & Country Club. Your perfect retreat in an active, bundled golf community! O ered turnkey. 2/2 (C11254) e Link Team, Nina Link, 357.5058 GLADES $108,000 185 Palm Dr #J Fully furnished split 2BR plan with expansive golf and lake views! Resort style amenities include private member bundled golf, tennis, heated pools, more. Close to beaches. 2/2 (C11292) Jeannette P. Batten, 825.4167 WALKERS $224,999 1996 Mullins St Great deal! Charming home located within minutes to 5th Avenue South, Naples Bay Resort/Spa, Naples Pier and beaches. Great opportunity! 2/1 (H9362) Austin Kellam, 564.4446 BEACH & TENNIS CLUB $209,000 5800 Bonita Beach Rd #308 Caribbean feel in studio apartment across from the beach, tennis, pool. Sold turnkey. Personal use or rental. Well-maintained. Partial Gulf view. 0/1 (C11344) Maria Dorota Harris, P.A., 273.4927 VASARI $195,000 12219 Toscana Way #102 Investment opportunity with immediate cash ow in Vasari. 1st oor condo. Lake and golf views. Diagonal tile, new AC and water heater. Tenant in place until May. 2/2 (C11359) Jennifer White Shoots, 571.4444 NAPLES BATH & TENNIS $173,900 1652-A Spoonbill Ln #1652 Rarely available 1st oor condo in desirable Naples Bath and Tennis Club. Hurricane shutters, tile in living areas and well maintained. 2/2 (C11169) Christianne Payne Arthur, 289.8175 WILDERNESS $15 2,200 109 Wilderness Dr #115 Garden level, spacious condo with spectacular golf views. Patio for outdoor enjoyment. Carport and golf cart garage. Open oor plan and views of Nature. Gated. 2/2 (C11310) Bill Verdonk, 293.7441 HIGHLIGHTED LISTINGS WILL BE OPEN ON SUNDAY JULY 19, 2015
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015 B15 FEATURED RESALE LISTINGS ANGELA BAVETTA REALTOR Resale Specialist KIM SHORE REALTORResale SpecialistCall the Resale Team today at (239) 425-2340 for exceptional full-time service. 10160 Miromar Lakes Boulevard, Miromar Lakes, Florida 33913 *National Association of Home Builders GOLD AWARD Winner for Community of the Year, p p VOLTERRA10590 Via Milano Drive3 BR/3 BA $1,375,000Furnished Waterfront Home VIVALDI10821 Vivaldi Court, #19023 BR/3 BA + DEN $750,000Waterfront Condominium NAVONA17467 Via Navona Way3 BR/3 BA + DEN $1,250,000Furnished Model Home BELLINI10671 Via Milano Drive, #19012 BR/2 BA + DEN $705,000Waterfront Residence SALE PENDING SALE PENDING MONTELAGO18081 Montelago Court4 BR/4 BA + DEN $830,000Private Pool & Cabana MONTEBELLO10722 Mirasol Drive, #5033 BR/3 BA + DEN $850,000Coach Home BELLAVISTA10101 Bellavista Circle, #8022 BR/2 BA + DEN $479,000Luxury Coach Home SIENA10360 Via Balestri Drive4 BR/3 BA $775,000Private Luxury Home VIVALDI10801 Vivaldi Court, #17033 BR/3 BA + DEN $885,000Waterfront Condominium VIVALDI10700 Vivaldi Court, #6013 BR/2 BA + DEN $599,900Waterfront CondominiumTHE #1 COMMUNITY IN THE UNITED STATES*ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATION OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, M AKE REFERENCE TO THIS ADVERTISEMENT AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. This is not intended to be an offering or solicitation of sale in any jurisdiction where the development is not registered in accordance with applicable la w or where such offering or solicitation would otherwise be prohibited by law. Prices, plans, artists renderings, photos, land uses, dimensions, specications, improvements, materials, amenities and availability are subject to change without notice. Copyright 2015, Miromar Development Corporation. Miromar Lakes is a registered service mark of Miromar Development Corporation. JUST SOLD JUST REDUCED JUST SOLD0715151615-1793 This is the perfect neighborhood for entertaining your family and friends. Close to Naples nest beaches, shopping, dining and entertainment along with direct access to I-75. This 3BR+den/3.5BA/3-car garage Carlyle is a 3,051 SF home that is absolutely exquisite! Stunning marble and wood ooring throughout. Possible lease or lease purchase. Riverstone is ideal for the active lifestyle and has countless amenities. Low HOA fees. REDUCED! $799,000 Of ce: 239-261-2244 | Cell: 239-572-8643 | TA1019@aol.comTracey Albert The perfect home in the perfect community! This 5BR/5BA plus media room (6th BR) and den, with a 3-car garage, home is absolutely stunning with impeccable detail. This home has countless features: wet bar area with wine cooler, tankless water heater, hurricane shutters on the rst oor, impact glass on the second oor, pest defense in walls and much more. You do not want to miss out on this hidden gem. Low HOA fees. REDUCED! RICK PARLANTE & THE PARLANTE GROUP STEPHANIE DAVIS / FLORIDA WEEKLYLeft to right: Joanna Ritchie, Berch Gannon, Ed Staley, Carol Staley, Michelle Kithcart, Jordan Vaughan, Tony Burdett, Don Nolek, Carol Lavery, Kathy Nolek, John Asher, Heather Smith, Carole Root, Todd Blanton and Jason Golden at the Esplanade Golf & Country Club of Naples. See more photos on page B20.Taylor Morrison opens tennis center at new community in North NaplesTaylor Morrison recently celebrated the opening of its tennis center at Esplanade Golf & Country Club of Naples. Guests were introduced to tennis pro Jordan Vaughan before the ribbon-cutting ceremony on the courts and a residents-only tennis clinic. The public was invited to view junior and professional exhibitions and sign up for tennis lessons and various raffle prizes. The newest of the many amenities planned for Esplanade Golf & Country Club of Naples, the tennis center features four lighted HarTru clay courts, including one with stadium seating, and a pro shop. Other community attractions include an 18-hole championship golf course and plans for a resort-style pool with poolside bar and grill, a wellness center with fitness and spa services and a richly appointed clubhouse with grand ballroom, private fine dining, lounge and restaurant. The entrance to Esplanade Golf & Country Club of Naples is 3 miles east of I-75 on Immokalee Road. The communitys 1,800 acres include more than 1,200 acres of wetlands, preserves and lakes. When complete, the gated community will have approximately 1,121 single-family homes and coach homes. For more information, visit taylormorrison.com. Esplanade tennis pro Jordan Vaughan with Jason Golden.
Over 16,500 associates | More than 760 oces worldwide | 60 countries and territories globally | 25 Premier Sothebys International Realty locations OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES Alcosa Apartments #296 Carol Sheehy 239.340.9300 Web ID 215030547 $575,000 South Beach Club #308 Ruth Trettis 239.571.6760 Web ID 215013962 $805,000 OLD NAPLES Marina Manor #227H Patrick OConnor 239.293.9411 Web ID 215011952 $439,000 PARK SHORE 344 Pirates Bight Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 215011946 $6,195,000 PORT ROYAL 2670 Treasure Lane Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 215039837 $4,100,000 PARK SHORE Park Shore Tower #6B Laurie Zanelli 239.675.9777 Web ID 215029946 $2,595,000 PARK SHORE Monaco Beach Club #C-605 Celine Julie Godof 239.404.9917 Web ID 215029984 $1,995,000 PELICAN BAY PARK SHORE Marbella PH 2202 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 215011907 $2,995,000 655 Park Shore Drive Beth McNichols 239.821.3304 Web ID 215039386 $950,000 PELICAN BAY 504 Bay Villas Lane Janice Fonda 402.208.2276 Web ID 213018448 $659,000 PELICAN BAY Dorchester #404 Cynthia Rosa 239.287.6015 Web ID 215035573 $635,000 PORT ROYAL PORT ROYAL Galleon Drive Phil Collins 239.404.6800 Web ID 214053711 $18,500,000 3600 Nelsons Walk Frank Sajtar 239.776.8382 Web ID 215038183 $18,900,000 PORT ROYAL 3845 Fort Charles Drive Peter Reppucci 239.595.6500 Web ID 214060903 $16,450,000 PORT ROYAL 1207 Spyglass Lane Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 215021658 $6,495,000 PORT ROYAL 3060 Green Dolphin Lane Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 210027761 $5,185,000 premiersothebysrealty.comSothebys 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 multiple listing services, and may include approximations. All information is deemed accurate. MARCO ISLAND 760 North Collier Boulevard, Suite 101 | Marco Island, FL 34145 239.642.2222BROAD AVENUE 390 Broad Avenue South | Naples, FL 34102 239.434.2424FIFTH AVENUE 500 Fifth Avenue South, Suite 501 | Naples, FL 34102 239.434.8770ESTUARY SALES CENTER 1220 Gordon River Trail | Naples, FL 34105 239.261.3148THE VILLAGE 4300 Gulf Shore Boulevard North, Suite 100 | Naples, FL 34103 239.261.6161THE GALLERY CENTRAL NAPLES 4001 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 102 | Naples, FL 34103 239.659.0099MERCATO SALES CENTER 9123 Strada Place, Suite 7125 | Naples, FL 34108 239.594.9400VANDERBILT 325 Vanderbilt Beach Road | Naples, FL 34108 239.594.9494BONITA SPRINGS 27400 Riverview Center Boulevard, Suite 4 | Bonita Springs, FL 34134 239.948.4000SANIBEL 2341 Palm Ridge Road | Sanibel, FL 33957 239.472.2735CAPTIVA 11508 Andy Rosse Lane | Captiva, FL 33924 239.395.5847DEVELOPER SERVICES 4001 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 350 | Naples, FL 34103 239.213.2999 PORT ROYAL 746 & 770 Spyglass Lane Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID GOME090514IHE $14,800,000 THE MOORINGS THE MOORINGS The Waldorf #3B Hunter Hansen 239.300.8800 Web ID HUNT071015IHE $1,950,000 875 Wedge Drive Phil Collins 239.404.6800 Web ID 215031390 $3,595,000 THE MOORINGS Commodore Club #109 Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 Web ID 215016772 $869,000 THE MOORINGS Naples Continental #613 Vickie Larscheid 239.250.5041 Web ID 215030960 $699,000 OLD NAPLES 315 3rd Avenue North Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web ID 214055515 $3,999,000 OLD NAPLES 740 5th Avenue North Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 Web ID 214048079 $1,299,000 ESTATES AT BAY COLONY BAY COLONY 9751 Bentgrass Bend Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 214060998 $6,495,000 7613 Bay Colony Drive Shirlene Elkins/Anthony Gatto 239.777.9574 Web ID 215031015 $29,900,000 BAY COLONY Remington #402 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 215021698 $5,295,000 PELICAN MARSH 1708 Persimmon Drive Michael G. Lawler/Terri Moellers 239.261.3939 Web ID DUNC032615IHE $2,095,000 PARK SHORE 320 Neapolitan Way Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 214015185 $5,350,000
KEEWAYDIN ISLAND PELICAN MARSH 12045 Keewaydin Island Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 215024622 $5,995,000 Clermont #H-103 Ed Cox/Je Cox 239.860.8806 Web ID 215017707 $475,000 LELY RESORT PINE RIDGE 6419 Vivaldi Court Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 215039319 $940,000 7000 Trail Boulevard Sue Black 239.250.5611 Web ID 215030524 $875,000 EAGLE CREEK ROYAL PALM GOLF ESTATES 520 Eagle Creek Drive Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 215038727 $459,000 18318 Royal Hammock Boulevard Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 Web ID 214050444 $499,000 THE WATERFRONT REFLECTION LAKES The Waterfront #2174 Frank Pezzuti 239.216.2445 Web ID 213010829 $449,900 14749 Cranberry Court ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 215029224 $449,000 GREY OAKS BERKSHIRE LAKES 1636 Chinaberry Way Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web ID 215028437 $3,350,000 6632 Merryport Lane Jon Peter Vollmer 239.250.9414 Web ID 215021267 $386,000 GREY OAKS 1942 Cocoplum Court Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web ID 215009796 $2,350,000 GREY OAKS 1322 Noble Heron Way Melissa Williams 239.248.7238 Web ID 215017183 $2,295,000 TIBURN PELICAN ISLE 2576 Escada Drive Julie Rembos 239.595.1809 Web ID DALE070715IHE $4,500,000 Aqua #210 John DAmelio 239.961.5996 Web ID 214006696 $3,850,000 STONEBRIDGE MONTEREY 1876 Pondside Lane Jane Bond 239.595.9515 Web ID 215039043 $815,000 2011 Mission Drive Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 215038518 $899,000 AUDUBON COUNTRY CLUB 348 Chancery Circle Jane Bond 239.595.9515 Web ID 214060043 $750,000 LEMURIA Lemuria #1703 Gordie Lazich 239.777.2033 Web ID 215037710 $669,000 PALM RIVER 284 Fairway Circle Dave Urness 239.273.0971 Web ID 215039420 $599,000 VANDERBILT BEACH PEBBLEBROOKE LAKES 418 Bayside Avenue Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web ID 215011601 $3,200,000 197 Skipping Stone Lane Patrick OConnor 239.293.9411 Web ID 215036114 $375,000 VANDERBILT BEACH Gulf Breeze #606 Denise Sands 215.327.9930 Web ID 215000742 $563,900 MARCO ISLAND 110 East Court Pat Duggan/Rhonda Dowdy 239.213.7445 Web ID 215039805 $2,100,000 MARCO ISLAND 467 West Joy Circle Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 Web ID 215039248 $1,095,000 MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND 1837 Menorca Court Cynthia Corogin 239.393.6747 Web ID 215037431 $730,000 905 Swan Drive Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 215038508 $869,000 MARCO ISLAND 305 Grapewood Court Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 215039037 $600,000 FIDDLERS CREEK 8532 Bellagio Drive Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 214056571 $1,195,000 THE BROOKS THE BROOKS Shadow Wood | Morningside #202 Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 215023670 $374,900 10209 Ginger Pointe Court Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 215023755 $765,000 CAPTIVA 16861 Captiva Drive Wil Rivait 239.464.8108 Web ID 215034260 $1,990,000 CAPTIVA Ventura Captiva Condominium #1-B Craig Wolfsfeld 239.850.3172 Web ID 215038823 $1,350,000 HERITAGE PALMS ESTATES 11103 Sierra Palm Court Russ Crutcheld 239.560.2742 Web ID 215035066 $1,050,000 ST. CHARLES HARBOUR 13840 Blenheim Trail Road Maxwell Thompson 239.989.3855 Web ID 215035914 $899,000 premiersothebysrealty.com BEACHWALK 662 Windsurf Lane Phil Collins 239.404.6800 Web ID 215039016 $490,000 CASA DEL VIDA 657 Soliel Drive Gordie Lazich 239.777.2033 Web ID 215038780 $577,500 FIDDLERS CREEK FIDDLERS CREEK 8988 Cherry Oaks Trail Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 215039283 $545,000 3299 Hyacinth Drive Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 214057092 $817,000 BONITA BAY BONITA BAY 27340 Oak Knoll Drive Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web ID 215031947 $1,699,000 Azure #503 Ginger/Michael Lickley 239.860.4661 Web ID 215033828 $1,998,000 BONITA BAY Horizons #302 Teresa Rucker 239.281.2376 Web ID 215029471 $998,000 BAREFOOT BEACH 201 Barefoot Beach Boulevard Lisa Tashjian 239.259.7024 Web ID 215000323 $4,500,000 ARROYAL 27400 Arroyal Road Linda Roberts 239.450.2864 Web ID 213508290 $835,000 PELICAN LANDING 23889 Sanctuary Lakes Court Marilyn Moir 239.919.2400 Web ID 214036883 $779,000 WWW.RENTNAPLES.COM | Explore our collection of properties available for weekly, seasonal and long-term accommodations. 239.262.4242 ISLES OF CAPRI 404 Grenada Avenue Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 215037383 $559,900
Tamarind Grande model by Minto opens in Isles of Collier PreserveMinto Communities has opened its Tamarind Grande model in The Isles of Collier Preserve in Naples. The twostory design has 4,000 square feet under air and a total of 5,892 square feet. The model is priced at $1,044,900. Two guest casitas open onto the 1,100-square-foot interior courtyard with pool, spa and fountain. A 700-squarefoot lanai with unobstructed water views includes an outdoor kitchen and outdoor living room with a 12-foot-high wood ceiling. The second floor guest casita has a private balcony that connects to a recreation room with large bar area and home office. The Tamarind Grande has four bedrooms, four full baths and two half baths. The first-floor master suite offers a secluded poolside sanctuary and includes two large walk-in closets and an elegant master bath with double vanities. A two-car and a one-car garage accommodate vehicles as well as provide additional storage. The Tamarind Grandes decor combines soothing gray tones, rich teals and water blues to capture the essence of relaxed Florida living. An impressive entry foyer and wide gallery with limestone flooring lead to a study, formal dining room and great room. The island kitchen is open to the great room, where three sets of pocketed sliding-glass doors create a seamless flow between inside and outside living spaces. Minto now offers 43 home designs at The Isles of Collier Preserve. Twelve single-family home and villa models are showcased in the model court. In addition, Minto has three award-winning coach home models for viewing at The Isles of Collier Preserve. Single-family homes are priced from the high $400,000s to more than $1 million, and range from 2,016 to 4,327 square feet under air. Villas start in the mid-$300,000s, and range from 1,565 to 1,862 square feet under air. They include two to three bedrooms, plus den or hobby room, great room, dining room, two baths, covered lanai and two-car garage. One-, twoand three-story coach homes from the low $400,000s to the $600,000s range from 1,621 to 2,960 square feet under air and include twocar garages and private elevators.The Isles of Collier Preserve is 4 miles east of downtown Naples on U.S. 41 East. The community is bordered on the south by Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, the north by Naples Botanical Garden and the west by Dollar Bay.The sales center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call (888) 693-4306 or visit mintofla.com. The great room and kitchen open to an expansive outdoor living area. The kitchen island comfortably seats six.www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB18 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015 The Tamarind Grande at The Isles of Collier Preserve has almost 6,000 square feet of total living area.ROB HARRIS / COURTESY PHOTOS PET LOVERSISSUEFlorida Weekly Celebrates Your Pets! (DOGS, CATS, HAMSTERS, HORSES, CHICKENS OR WHAT EVER YOUR PET MAY BE)Readers will send in photos of their animals at their nest. Our staff chooses three winners of our contest and we put all the best photos in our paper. Each one embodies the spirit and pure love that animals offer so willingly. This is our celebration of Southwest Floridas nest pets.PICK UP YOUR ISSUE JULY 23, 2015 Call your Account Executive today! Naples/Bonita Springs Its time we had a little something just for the guys! Florida Weeklys THE MAN ISSUE looks at all things guys like from hot cars to cool man caves, electronics and gadgets to sleek boats, sports gear and more. Dress the part with our fashion must-haves, and dont miss our list of local manly hotspots to grab a burger and craft beer. Showcase your business today!CALL YOUR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE TODAY!Fort Myers Naples/Bonita Springs Charlotte County PUBLISH DATE: JULY 29/30, 2015
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB20 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015 REAL ESTATE NETWORKINGRibbon-cutting celebration for the tennis center at Esplanade Golf & Country Club of NaplesSTEPHANIE DAVIS / FLORIDA WEEKLYLike 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. If you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to oridaweekly.com and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. The website is also where you can purchase photos. Send us your society and networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. Email them to cpierce@ oridaweekly.com. John Asher, Berch Gannon, Jason Golden, Jordan Vaughan, Joanna Ritchie and Tony Burdett Michael Anzalone, Jordan Vaughan, Brad Cisek and Janmagnus Johnson Christine Williams and Joanna Ritchie Erik Johnson, Mercedes Johnson and Karen Johnson Tony Burdett, Todd Blanton and John Asher Carole Root and Jazmine Thompson Kathy Nolek and Don Nolek Ed Staley and Carol Staley Aubrey Cuccuini and Jazmine Thompson Berch Gannon Michaela Neumann and Amy Odenwaelder
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015 B21 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! Aquarius $136,000Adorable 1 BR/1 BA unit. Wonderfully bright & cheerful and updated nicely. NEW TO MARKET Homesites on Marco Island91 S. Heathwood Inland $88,900 331 Hazelcrest Oversized, inland $160,000 1664 Villa Ct. Wide water view $463,000 350 Hazelcrest Western Exposure, inland $132,500 BUILD ING DREAMS Sierra Grande #202 $225,0003 BR/2 BA + garage. Central Naples location. Granite, SS appliances, crown molding. End unit. UNBELIEVABLE AMENITIES 8088 Tiger Lily $769,000Beautiful 3 BR/3 BA home with one of the best views in Lely Resort. Extended lanai with pool/spa. Formal dining room, ofce, family room & eating area off kitchen. NO MANDATORY FEES LUXURY CONDO580 El Camino Real, #3602 Naples, FL 34119 2 Bedroom+Den, 2 Bath, 1,772 SF O ered at $524,000 Sophisticated living at the Vineyards in North Naples. This pristine home o ers high-end furnishings, stainless steel appliances, tray ceilings and hurricaneresistant windows. Enter the home in a semi-private elevator that brings you directly to your foyer.Luxe Living Dining Room Living Room Fantastic renovation to wonderful single family home. Southern exposure, large lanai space with new screening and plenty of room for pool. New cabinetry, granite counters, custom paint and tile work. 4BR+Den/2BA $439,000 WILLOUGHBY ACRES 42 Wickliffe DriveMindy Young 248-0258 Oaks of Estero model under wayNeal Communities has begun construction of the Captiva model at its Oaks of Estero. Scheduled for completion in October, the Captiva is a one-story split-style, single-family home designed with an open concept under 2,698 square feet of living space. Three are three bedrooms, 2 baths, a clubroom, den and three-car garage. An extended lanai has space for an optional pool and outdoor kitchen. The gated entrance to Oaks of Estero is off Block Lane west of River Ranch Road and just steps from Estero Community Park, with playgrounds, volleyball, a Frisbee golf course, dog park, shuffleboard, picnic areas, horseshoe pits, a recreation center with gymnasium, game room and a fitness center and programs for members. There are also two historic Estero structures on display at the park.When completed, Oaks of Estero will have 23 homes ranging from 2,266 to 3,346 square feet. Prices start in the $300,000s.For more information, call (888) 7209788. Models open in Sorrento by D.R. Horton in BonitaD.R. Horton invites the public to tour its two model homes in the gated community of Sorrento in Bonita Springs. Both homes are open seven days a week. At approximately 1,400 square feet of living space, the Capri plan has two bedrooms, two baths and a den. The Ravello has three bedrooms, two baths and a den in approximately 1,600 square feet of living space. Homes in Sorrento start in the low-$200,000s. With only four homes per building, each residence is an end unit. Sorrentos new amenity center/clubhouse has a resort-style pool and fitness center. The community is within minutes of gulf beaches and an array of shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities. The entrance to Sorrento is two miles east of Interstate 75 off Bonita Beach Road, at 28063 Sosta Lane. For more information, call 225-2659 or email sales agentsNoelle Graff at NRGraff@DRHorton.com or Chris Spear at CMSpear@ DRHorton.com. With four units per building, each residence in Sorrento is an end unit.
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB22 BUSINESS WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 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 IBIS COVE 8723 Ibis Cove Circle $299,999 Premier Sothebys International Realty Rob Hall 239.248.2527>$300,0002 PALM RIVER OAK PARK 174 Old Tamiami Trail $374,000 PSIR Robert Hollister 239.250.6113>$400,0003 INDIGO LAKES 15093 Topsail Court $485,000 PSIR Fahada Saad 239.595.85004 INDIGO LAKES 14520 Jekyll Island Court $497,500 PSIR Fahada Saad 239.595.85005 INDIGO LAKES 14688 Indigo Lakes Circle $499,000 PSIR Becky Kristof 239.293.86006 FIDDLERS CREEK MALLARDS LANDING 8417 Mallards Way $499,000 PSIR ML Meade 239.293.4851>$500,0007 VINYARDS 580 El Camino Real #3602 $524,000 Premier Plus Janet Santiago 239.738.1747 Saturday 12-3pm8 DELASOL 16025 Delarosa Lane $539,000 PSIR Denise Sands 215.327.99309 PALM RIVER ESTATES 284 Fairway Circle $599,000 PSIR Agnes Zak 239.287.8036>$600,00010 VANDERBILT BEACH VANDERBILT YACHT & RACQUET CLUB 11030 Gulf Shore Drive #201 $699,000 PSIR Jon Peter Vollmer 239.250.9414>$800,00011 PELICAN BAY DORCHESTER 6075 Pelican Bay Boulevard #604 $890,000 PSIR Cynthia Rosa 239.287.601212 ISLES OF CARPI 107 Trinidad Street $899,000 PSIR Lura Jones 239.370.5340>$900,00013 FIDDLERS CREEK MULBERRY ROW 7646 Mulberry Lane $949,000 PSIR ML Meade 239.293.485114 THE BROOKS SHADOW WOOD GLENVIEW 22541 Glenview Lane $975,000 PSIR Anthony Gatto 239.913.9722>$1,000,00015 OLD NAPLES 740 5th Avenue North $1,299,000 PSIR Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.423116 THE MOORINGS 438 Putter Point Court $1,495,000 PSIR Cheryl Turner 239.250.331117 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1220 Gordon River Trail From $1,795,000 PSIR Call 239.261.3148 Open Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm & Sunday 12-5pm>$2,000,00018 PARK SHORE HORIZON HOUSE 3951 Gulf Shore Boulevard North Penthouse 1A $2,000,000 PSIR Brandon Dowdy 239.287.624319 THE MOORINGS 2999 Crayton Drive $2,100,000 PSIR Jon Peter Vollmer 239.250.941420 THE MOORINGS 728 Regatta Road $2,125,000 Berkshire Hathaway Jackie May 239.450.0776 Daily 1-5pm21 MEDICI AT MEDITERRA 15211 Medici Way $2,490,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.009722 PELICAN MARSH MARSH LINKS 1703 Persimmon Drive $2,595,000 PSIR Andrew Ziencik 20 2.679.560223 QUAIL WEST 6279 Highcroft Drive $2,699,000 PSIR Dimo Demirev 239.565.070724 AQUALANE SHORES 719 17th Avenue South $2,899,000 PSIR Cindy Thompson 239.860.651325 OLD NAPLES 366 Central Avenue $2,995,000 PSIR Jillian Trettis 321.759.9434>$3,000,00026 AQUALANE SHORES 656 16th Avenue South $3,495,000 PSIR Tom McCarthy 239.243.552027 THE MOORINGS 875 Wedge Drive $3,595,000 PSIR Phil Collins 239.404.680028 OLD NAPLES 630 5th Avenue North $3,597,000 PSIR Steve Allison 239.776.816029 PELICAN ISLE AQUA 13675 Vanderbilt Drive #210 $3,850,000 PSIR John DAmelio 239.961.5996>$5,000,00030 PORT ROYAL 655 Galleon Drive $5,850,000 Berkshire Hathaway Jackie May 239.450.0776 Daily 1-5pm 31 TREVISO AT MEDITERRA 16996 Treviso Way $5,990,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097>$6,000,00032 PORT ROYAL 901 Galleon Drive $6,650,000 PSIR Phil Collins 239.404.6800>$9,000,00033 PORT ROYAL 3250 Gin Lane $9,450,000 PSIR Dana Mount 239.404.2209>$22,000,00034 PORT ROYAL 840 Admiralty Parade $22,900,000 Berkshire Hathaway Jackie May 239.450.0776 Daily 1-7pm Florida Weeklys Open Houses 3 5 4 6 16 7 11 17 18 14 15 12 8 20 9 10 13 19 1 21 23 24 26 29 25 28 27 30 31 32 33 34 22*For illustration purposes only. 2
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A GUIDE TO THE LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 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 A better picnicStep up your game when headed to the beach with eats, and more Cuisine News. C27-31 A killer strategyBook reviewer Phil Jason enjoys action, romance and high-risk adventure. C5 Not enough laughsFilm reviewer Dan Hudak says Amy Schumers Trainwreck fails to deliver. C15 Just call it the year penned by women. Bill Taylor, founder and producing artistic director of Theatre Conspiracy, likes to read theater magazines and articles online. Last year he began coming across writings about a particular disparity in the production of plays: that so many more were written by men than by women. For example, based on information in the Internet Broadway Database, women playwrights were responsible for only 10.7 percent of Broadway shows in the 2012-13 season. (And thats better than the previous season. Michele Theatre Conspiracys 2015-2016 seasonBywomen playwrights make up 100 percent of Theatre Conspiracys upcoming season WOMEN BY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ oridaweekly.com TAYLOR SEE WOMEN, C4 The Grateful Dead may have packed it in for good earlier this month after celebrating the bands 50th anniversary with a series of concerts in Chicago, but local Deadheads can still celebrate the counterculture of the s and 0s when the tribute band Crazy Fingers takes the stage at The Norris Center in Naples on Saturday, July 25. I thought it would be kind of a neat follow up (to the iconic bands final shows) to do that at The Norris Center, says promoter Richard Van der neer. Im looking forward to creating a little summer excitement in Naples. Mr. Van der neer says he became acquainted with the tribute band years ago. When he organized farm parties at a friends campground in Ochopee, Crazy Fingers would rock on while campers circled a bonfire into the night, groovin to the bands renditions of Casey Jones, Sugar Magnolia, Friend of the Devil, Sugaree and so many more. For the upcoming concert at The Norris Center, the promoter has lined up vendors to sell tie-dye supplies and hula-hoops. He also hopes to involve a few community organizations in the evening.Deadheads grateful to catch tribute band in Naples BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.com SEE GRATEFUL, C8
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015 SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTS Hello from Bitter Island I have a friend who recently remarried. Its a second marriage for both him and his new wife. They are in their mid30s, and they each have young children. They are ecstatically in l ove, and I am thrilled for them. But not thrilled enough, it seems. Its like people arent happy for us, my friend complained to me. No one wants to talk about the wedding. I tried to explain the truth to him as gently as I could: Its hard for friends and family to muster the same excitement a second time around. When all the feting of the first wedding took place the endless showers and toasts, the parties and gifts it was with the expectation that the marriage would last. It was easy to be genuine in our happiness then, because we all anticipated that the words spoken at the ceremony til death do us part and all that were sincere. But a second marriage proves we were wrong. It mocks all the hopes we placed in the first one. So hell have to forgive us if we cant generate that same enthusiasm again. My friend, though, doesnt see it that way. You know why people arent happy for us? he told me one night on the phone. Because everybody else is unhappy. What does that mean? I asked. Its as if we were all on this bitter island together, the single people and the couples in crappy relationships, but then we meaning his new bride and himself managed to escape while everyone else stayed. I thought about it for a minute. Are you including me on that island? I asked him. Well, you are, arent you? Am I? Its true that Im not in a relationship, but I have a lovely life. Sometimes I like to complain about my non-relationship status, but I always figured that if I were truly upset about it, I would do something to change it. Still, what my friend said stayed with me over the next several days. Was I living on Bitter Island and I didnt even realize it? Maybe hes right and not just about me, but about our collective group of friends. Its impossible to be happy for other people when were not happy ourselves. Perhaps we really are trapped on an island of dissatisfaction, the singles and unhappily marrieds, and the great wave of post-children divorces that takes place in our 30s and early 40s is on its way. My friend just happened to be the first. What if, I thought, instead of being angry at him for his annoyingly smug comments, I followed his lead? Rather than defending my territory on Bitter Island, I should be finding an escape route. Building a raft, so to speak. They say we should never make important decisions under duress, but my friend had me so worked up that I couldnt have stopped myself if I tried. Late at night, after tossing and turning, I got out of bed, sat down at my computer and signed up for eHarmony. If Im going to make it off this island, I cant do it alone. Artis Henderson is the author of Unremarried Widow published by Simon and Schuster. artis HENDERSONsandydays@floridaweekly.com
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015 Willens in The Atlantic magazine noted that only two Broadway plays had been written by women. And both were dead.) An October 2014 American Theatre article quotes Joy Meads, literary associate of the Los Angeles-based Center Theater Group, as saying the gender disparity springs not from meritocracy but from historical prejudice and subconscious bias. Women playwrights are also woefully under-represented regionally. Honestly, I hadnt thought about it before, Mr. Taylor says. So he did his own research and looked at what venues in Fort Myers, Sanibel, Cape Coral and Naples had produced over the past few years. He was surprised to learn that less than 20 percent of the plays produced locally had been written by women. It hit me, he says. Theres not general parity when it comes to play production and playwrights. I thought this would be a good time to make up for some of that. Hence the upcoming season of plays written only by women. (The only possible exception will be the production of the annual New Play Contest winner.) Mr. Taylor says when he told his wife, actress Lauren Drexler, what he was planning to do she replied, Its about time. Its just taken for granted when a venue produces a season and all the playwrights are male, he says. But people are talking about (the disparity) now, about how female playwrights are getting the short end of the stick. So were just doing our part to make up for it. The thing to emphasize, he says, is that just because the season is all female playwrights doesnt mean its a chick-flick season. Some very powerful, great pieces of theater that are going to be produced. It is not a chick-flick season, he repeats. Were talking about gifted women, talented women, says Tera Nicole Smith, who works the box office for Theatre Conspiracy and has also performed in and stagemanaged shows for the company. There are shows that everybody will enjoy. These are not just for women. Some of the scripts, she says, are just fall-down funny, while others are poignant and beautiful.The seasonMr. Taylor says his goal, as it is for every season, was to present a diverse selection of plays. I always try to bring a wide variety of plays to a season, he says, so youre not getting what youve already seen a thousand times. Initially, he wanted to present the history of plays written by women, starting with one from the 1600s by Aphra Behn. But then he realized the cast requirements for such a season would be too large. No way could I tackle a show with 15 or more characters in it, he says. So I dropped that idea and then decided, Lets start with the 20th century, to keep the casts more manageable. He would have opened with the Pulitzer Prize-winning Harvey, written by Mary Chase, but was unable to obtain the rights. (A movie version of the play, starring Jimmy Stewart, was made in 1950.) So the seasons opener became Lillian Hellmans Toys in the Attic. Running Oct. 2-18, its about two sisters whose younger brother always has a get-richquick scheme, one that inevitably falls through. Then one day he shows up with a large sum of money, and people are trying to figure out exactly where he got it, Mr. Taylor says. Stephanie Davis (Florida Weekly Diva Diaries columnist) is directing Toys in the Attic and has cast Rachel Burttrum and Karen Goldberg to star as the sisters. The next play, Mr. Burns, a PostElectric Play by Anne Washburn, runs Nov. 20-Dec. 12. This dark comedy takes place after the collapse of civilization, so its set in the future a little bit, Mr. Taylor says, explaining that its called a post-electric play because its set in a time where there is no more electricity. You have this group of survivors around a campfire, trying to recall a Simpsons episode. Its one of the more famous ones, a take-off of Cape Fear, the movie, where Sideshow Bob is trying to kill Bart. Theyre talking about it, and you get the backstory of where civilization is at that time, why theres no electricity, etc. Act II is set seven years in the future, when roving theatrical groups go around performing Simpsons episodes. And then Act III, set 75 years later, is a musical about The Simpsons. Its a neat show (about) how pop culture becomes the stuff of myths and legend as time goes past, he says. Rachael Endrizzi will direct this production. The New Year opens with Kayak by Jordan Hall, running Jan. 7-23. A winner of the Samuel French Canadian playwriting contest, it will star Ms. Drexler as a mother who borrows her sons kayak and finds herself floating along a stretch of water. The sons girlfriend is an environmental activist who holds views the mother disagrees with. Kayak will be performed in the round, and the Mariner Robotics Club from Mariner High School will create a robot that will pull the kayak along, so as the actress paddles throughout the play, the kayak will move accordingly. Steven Hooper will direct. Up next is The Bluest Eye by Lydia Diamond, an adaptation of Toni Morrisons novel by the same name about a girl who despises her dark skin and prays for blue eys, running Feb. 5-20. Were getting a great cast together for this, Mr. Taylor says. Its going to be amazing. Its part of our effort to produce plays for minority artists geared toward a minority audience, just like we did last year with for colored girls As far as I can tell, were the only ones in Southwest Florida now continually producing shows for minority actors. Sonya McCarter will direct The Bluest Eye for Theatre Conspiracy. Jennifer Haleys The Nether, which Mr. Taylor describes as a sci-fi thriller about the consequences of making dreams into reality, runs March 4-19 and will be directed by Rick Sebastian. You have the Nether, which is like the Internet, but theres a special part of it where people can go and live out their wildest dreams, no matter what, Mr. Taylor says. Even though it might be murder or rape or any type of crime, you can go into this online area and do it, away from the law. The play begins with a cyber detective interrogating the man who created this area where law cannot go. A winner of the 2012 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, The Nether has played at Londons West End and, earlier this year, at the Lucille Lortel Theatre in New York City. May 6-21 is reserved for the winner of Theatre Conspiracys annual New Play Contest. It is, of course, impossible to predict the gender of the playwright in this case. The season will close with The Amish Project, Jessica Dickeys one-woman show that is a fictional account of the 2006 Nickel Mines Schoolhouse shooting in an Amish community in Lancaster County, Pa. Its the story of their forgiveness, Mr. Taylor says about the show that will star Ms. Miller playing various characters, including some of the children who were victims of the shooting, the wife of the shooter, an Amish historian and researcher and the shooter himself. Its an extraordinary piece, Mr. Taylor says. The dates for this show are TBA. In summing up the coming season for Theatre Conspiracy, Ms. Miller says, This is not a season about women. Its a season by women, and I think thats (great). Mr. Taylor concludes: These are amazing pieces of theater. Theyre engaging, theyre funny, theyre sad. Its just good writing. WOMENFrom page 1 Fall fundraiserThe fundraiser for Theatre Conspiracys annual New Play Contest is set for Friday, Oct. 30, at the Alliance for the Arts. Tickets are $50. A reception starts at 7 p.m. Readings from the top three nalists begin at 8 p.m. Audience members vote for their favorite. The winning play will be staged in May. For more information, call 936-3239 or go to theatreconspiracy.org. Theatre Conspiracys 2015-16 season>> Toys in the Attic by Lillian Hellman, Oct. 2-18 >> Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play by Anne Washburn, Nov. 20-Dec. 12 >> Kayak by Jordan Hall, winner of the Samuel French Canadian Playwrights Contest, Jan. 7-23 >> The Bluest Eye by Lydia Diamond, based on Toni Morrisons novel, Feb. 5-20 >> The Nether by Jennifer Haley, March 4-19 >> Winner of the 17th Annual New Play Contest, May 6-21 >> The Amish Project by Jessica Dickey, TBA >> Individual tickets are $24. Subscription package options: six shows for $114, ve shows for $100 or four shows for $88. Flex passes are also available.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C5 All You Can EatLUNCH SPECIAL11:30 am3pm DailyWith Purchase of A Non-Alcoholic Beverage 1585 Pine Ridge Road, Suite 5, Naples, Florida 34109 to to 10 & SUN 4 to 9 All You Can Eat SUSHI$9.99 All You Can Eat PASTA$5.99Cannot be combined with any other o ers, specials or coupons. FLORIDA WRITERSUndercover vigilantes and lovers yield killer thriller romance Exit Strategy by Lena Diaz. Avon Books. 384 pages. Mass market paperback, $5.99. The premise of Lena Diazs new romantic thriller is something Ive come across before: After the U.S. governments intelligence agencies have pushed up against the legal limits of what that can do, secret and unofficial organizations emerge to do the most heinous dirty work necessary to keep our enemies (internal and external) in check. EXIT Inc. has the cover name Extreme International Tours Incorporated. Indeed, the tour company actually functions like others in the high-risk adventure tour business. Under the cover, however, it is a paramilitary force with few restraints and shaky accountability. Worse yet, many of its leaders and highly trained enforcers are in it for their own personal agendas. It is a rogue group that has, paradoxically, used the term rogue for those among them who are questioning assignments and methods that seem unjustifiable. One such questioner is Mason Hunt. Charged with eliminating a target named Sabrina Hightower, supposedly a threat to national security, Mason finds this woman is entirely innocent and herself a victim. Could Masons assignment be a huge mistake, or is EXIT a corrupt organization? Soon enough, given Masons enormous attraction to this spunky, attractive young woman, as well as his moral sense of the situation, he becomes her protector. The novel develops along these two related lines. Mason and a few others fight to expose and bring down the corrupt EXIT agents. This story line involves detailed plans, combat prowess and courage. The companion story is the unsteady growth of a loving, trusting and passionate relationship between Mason and Sabrina. The stories are bound together, of course, and their combined action moves across the rugged North Carolina landscape near Asheville. Both story lines proceed with progress and setbacks in suspenseful tension. Sabrina, a diminutive, curvy powerhouse, is a force to be reckoned with on many levels. She is out to discover how to bring EXIT to justice for the faulty zip-line that caused her parents deaths on their anniversary trip a trip Sabrina had given them in an attempt to reconnect. Now, as she makes waves, Sabina has become a target of EXIT enforcers. She is a fighter, a woman who can expertly handle a gun, and she expects to be treated as an equal by other capable individuals. Mason, who tries to deny his attraction to her, is overly solicitous. His goal of protecting her and aiding her cause is handled in a way that seems to deny her abilities and undermine her independent spirit. At bottom, he feels unworthy of her. A man with horrific flashbacks triggered by instances of confinement or constraint, he has nightmares from this military past that cause him to hallucinate threats and strike back to kill the perceived enemy. On two occasions, his PTSD rage almost leads him to injure Sabrina. He fears that he will injure her or worse. How Mason and Sabrina negotiate their alternating currents of caution and desire, shared perspectives and acute differences, is a powerful magnet for reader interest. The author describes these pulses with skill, and the hot lovemaking that explodes along with the constant danger makes for many stimulating scenes. Ms. Diaz surrounds her romance figures with a supporting cast of welldrawn characters, the most important being the enigmatic EXIT CEO named Cyprian Cardenas. Is she behind the fake EXIT orders? Others named Ace, Stryker, Bishop, Buchanan and Ramsey are loaded with distinguishing quirks. Lined up behind either Cyprian or Mason, they move across the Carolina game board like pieces in the final match of a chess tournament. Will this dynamic duo foil the EXIT machine? Well, my friends, why dont you read it and find out?About the authorNow a Jacksonville resident, Lena Diaz has proved her ability to win an audience through her success in Avons digital-first imprint, Avon Impulse, with the four-title Deadly Games Thriller series. Says an Avon publicist, Lenas original e-books have been so popular on an international level that weve decided to publish her in print for the very first time. Ms. Diaz has been a Romance Writers of American Golden Heart finalist and a winner of the Daphne du Maurier award for excellence in mystery and suspense. Phil Jason, Ph.D., United States Naval Academy professor emeritus of English, is a poet, critic and freelance writer with 20 books to his credit, including several studies of war literature and a creative writing text. a C S n i C philJASONpkjason@comcast.net DIAZ
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOTHEATERLegally Blonde By The Naples Players through Aug. 9 at the Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 or naplesplayers.org.Alice in Wonderland By The Naples Players KidzAct July 24-26 at Sugden Community Theater. 263-7990 or naplesplayers.org. Shooting Star By The Marco Island Players Aug. 6-23. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or themarcoplayers.com. Peter Pan & Wendy By the Gulfshore Playhouse STAR Players Aug. 7-8 at The Norris Center. 755 Eighth Ave. S. $8. 213-3049 or gulfshoreplayhouse.org. Shrek the Musical By the Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs Youth Players Aug. 14-16. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or artcenterbonita.org. THURSDAY7.16Free Movie Paragon Theaters presents a free screening of Mr. Peabody and Sherman at 10 a.m. 833 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 596-0008 or paragontheaters.com.Plant Clinic Troubleshoot your plant problems with a master gardener at Naples Botanical Garden at 10 a.m. and then stay to tour the Garden. Regular admission applies ($14.95 adults, $9.95 children). 643-7275 or naplesgarden.org. Throwback Thursday Relive the pop culture of the 70s starting at 2 p.m. at Barnes & Noble in Waterside Shops. Free. 598-5200 or bn.com.Third Thursday Enjoy music by Steve Fenttiman starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Fleischmann Courtyard on Third Street South. 434-6533 or thirdstreetsouth.com. FRIDAY7.17Kids Free Friday Kids age 12 and younger enjoy free admission to the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center all day. 300 Tower Road. 5305940 or rookerybay.org. Yoga and Art Naples Art Association combines art and yoga every Friday from 9-11 a.m. at The von Liebig Art Center. Each session begins with an hour of kundalini yoga followed by an hour-long intuitive art class. $100. 2626517 or naplesart.org. Beachcombing Set out at 9:30 a.m. with a volunteer at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park to see what kind of treasures you can find in the sand. Free with park entry fee ($2 for bicyclists and walkers, $4 per car with one person, $6 per car with two or more people). 593-2568 or floridastateparks.org. The Power Within Join the meditation session and chill out at 10 a.m. at Goddess I Am. $10. 600 Goodlette-Frank Road. 228-6949 or goddessiam.com.Happy Hour Flow Shangri-La Springs hosts Yin Yang Happy Hour Yoga at 5 p.m. $15. 27750 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs. 949-0749 or shangrilasprings.com. Hot Summer Nights The Collier County Sheriffs Office hosts family fun with bounce houses, rock walls, karaoke and more from 6-9 p.m. at Mackle Park on Marco Island. Free. 642-0575 or cityofmarcoisland.com. Gru U Kids are invited to Barnes & Noble at Waterside Shops starting at 7 p.m. for a variety of Minion-centered activities. Free, but registration required. 598-5200 or bn.com.Two Left Feet? Step up for a dance lesson at 5:30 p.m. at the Naples Italian American Foundation. $10. If youre already comfortable with your moves, come for dancing beginning at 7 p.m. $10. 7035 Airport-Pulling Road. 597-5210 or niafoundation.org.Slumber Party Kids ages 11-17 are invited to bunk at Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center for the night and explore the estuarine environment after dark with a variety of activities starting at 7 p.m. $45. Reservations required. 300 Tower Road. 530-5940 or rookerybay.org.Rockin the Ivories Joe Marinos Rockin Piano Dance Party starts at 7 p.m. at Naples English Pub. Free. 5047 Tamiami Trail E. 775-3727 or thenaplesenglishpub.com. SATURDAY7.18Farmers Market Dozens of vendors bring their food and wares to the Third Street South Farmers Market from 7:30-11:30 a.m. in the parking lot behind Tommy Bahama. 434-6533 or thirdstreetsouth.com.Food Trucks and Farmers Market The summer farmers market at Galleria Shoppes at Vanderbilt is open from 7:30 a.m. to noon, and the food trucks stay until 2 p.m. 273-2350.New Exhibit The Naples Zoo debuts its new panther exhibit when it opens at 9 a.m. and introduces Uno, a young panther who was wounded by two shotgun blasts last year and now resides permanently at the Zoo. $12.95-$19.95. 262-5409 or napleszoo.com. Tropical Fruit Naples Botanical Garden hosts a tropical fruit lecture that includes tastings starting at 9 a.m. Fruit trees from Hopkins Tropical Fruit Nursery will be for sale. $15. 643-7275 or naplesgarden.org. Peace and Paddleboarding Strive for perfect balance in a class that combines yoga and stand-up paddleboarding from 8:30-9:45 a.m. on the beach at Second Avenue North. $35 includes board rental; $15 if you bring your own board. Text 5953199 to obtain confirmation beforehand.Wonder Garden Kids can learn about aquatic plants from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today and Sunday, July 19, at Naples Botanical Garden. Regular admission applies ($14.95 adults, $9.95 children). 643-7275 or naplesgarden.com.Family Fun Miromar Outlets hosts fun family activities starting at 11 a.m. at the centers MundoFox Playland near the food court. Free. 948-3677 or miromaroutlets.com.Psychic Fair Goddess I Am hosts area mediums and psychics for minireadings from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cash required, readings priced individually. 600 Goodlette Road N. 228-6949 or goddessiam.com. All That Jazz The Naples Jazzmasters perform from 1-3 p.m. at The Norris Center. Donations appreciated. 213-3058 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Ad-Libbing The youth improv group at the Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs takes the stage at 3 p.m. and the adult troupe steps up at 8 p.m. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or artcenterbonita.org. Auto Envy Classic cars of all makes and models take their places in the parking lot at Seminole Immokalee Casino from 4-7 p.m. Free. (800) 218-0007 or seminoleimmokaleecasino.com.SummerJazz on the Gulf Danny Sinoff performs as part of the SummerJazz on the Gulf series of free outdoor concerts starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. 2612222 or nap lesbeachhotel.com. Blues to Bach Guitarist Richard Smith and his wife, cellist Julie Adams, headline an evening of music starting at 7 p.m. at Freds Food, Fun & Spirits. Free, but reservations recommended. 2700 Immokalee Road. 431-7928 or fredsdiner.com. LBD Night Its Little Black Dress night at Blue Martini in Mercato. 5912583 or bluemartinilounge.com. SUNDAY7.19Beachcombing Set out at 9:30 a.m. with a volunteer at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park to see what kind of treasures you can find in the sand. Free with park entry fee ($2 for bicyclists and walkers, $4 per car with one person, $6 per car with two or more people). 593-2568 or floridastateparks.org. Classic Film The Renaissance Academy of FGCU screens One Touch of Venus (1948) at 2 p.m. A bumbling department store clerk unwittingly brings to life a sculpture of Venus de Milo when he kisses it. $5 for RA members, $6 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or fgcu.edu. Manga Mania Barnes & Noble in Waterside Shops welcomes fans of Japanese comic books and graphic novels with special offers, activities and giveaways starting at at 2 p.m. Free. 598-5200 or bn.com.Dinner with the Docs Tim Smith and Ronil Pala of Maximized Living Health Center discuss overcoming health obstacles with practical steps over dinner at Giovanni Ristorante Italiano. Free, but reservations required. 5975 Pine Ridge Road. 597-6099 or maximizedlivingnaples.com.MONDAY7.20Ommmm Chelseas Resale Shoppe hosts evening meditations at 5:15 p.m. every Monday. Peace offering welcome. 949 Second Ave. N. 261-0005. Film Night Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens The Worlds Fastest Indian (2005) at 7 p.m. The life story of New Zealander Burt Munro, who spent years building a 1920s Indian motorcycle, a bike that helped him set the land-speed world record at Utahs Bonneville Salt Flats in 1967. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 489-9595 or artcenterbonit a.org. TUESDAY7.21Free Movie Paragon Theaters presents a free screening of Penguins of Madagascar at 10 a.m. today through Thursday, July 16. 833 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 596-0008 or paragontheaters.com.Bridging the Gap Naples Italian American Foundation hosts bridge for beginners at 11 a.m. and for intermediate players at 12:30 p.m. Free for members, $3 for others. 7035 Airport-Pulling Road. 597-5210 or naifoundation.org.Start to Tango Pablo Repun Tango holds a lesson for beginners at 7 p.m. $15. 1673 Pine Ridge Road. 738-4184 or pablorepuntango.com.Free Movie Bring a blanket or lawn chair and settle in on the lawn at Mercato for a free screening of the classic Key Largo starring Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart starting at 8:30 p.m. 254-1080 or mercatoshops.com. WEDNESDAY7.22Beach Yoga Candice Oligney of Green Monkey Yoga leads a gentle yoga class for all levels from 9-10 a.m. at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park. Bring yoga mat, water, a towel and bug spray. $5 plus regular park entrance fee ($2 for bicyclists and walkers, $4 per car with one person, $6 per car with two or more people). Sign up by calling 598-1938 or visiting greenmonkey.com.Paddleboarding Basics Learn the basics of standup paddleboarding starting at 9:30 a.m. at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park. For ages 12 and older. Boards supplied by Naples Beach Adventures. Reservations required. Free with regular park entry free (see above item). 597-6196 or floridastateparks.org. History of Hurricanes Collier County Museums presents Southwest Floridas Hurricane History at 2 p.m. Free. 3331 Tamiami Trail E. 252-8476 or colliermuseums.org. Dinner & Cards The Naples Italian American Foundation hosts dinner, cards and mah jongg at 6 p.m. 7035 Airport-Pulling Road. 597-5210 or niafoundation.org. Red-eyed Tree Frog by Lorri Freedman of Naples is among the photographs juried into the Camera USA 2015: National Photography Exhibition at The von Liebig Art Center. The exhibit ends Friday, July 17. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free, although donations are always welcome. 565 Park St. 262-6517 or naplesart.org.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7 COMING UPTortoise Talk Learn about the humble gopher tortoises role as a keystone species in Florida at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, July 23, at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park. Free with park entry fee ($2 for bicyclists and walkers, $4 per car with one person, $6 per car with two or more people). 597-6196 or floridastateparks.org. Travel Talk Preferred Travel hosts travel partners Cox & King and Silversea Cruises for The Best of Land and Sea at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 23. 5801 Pelican Bay Blvd., Suite 402. Reservations required. Free. 261-1177 or preferrednaples.com.Passion for Fashion Mercato hosts Fashion Passion for PACE, with drinks, hors doeuvres, a silent auction, fashion show and goody bags at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 23. $40, with proceeds to benefit PACE Center for Girls-Collier at Immokalee. 431-6661 or mercatoshops.com.Sweat the Small Stuff Its trivia night with Daniel Jackson starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Naples English Pub. 5047 Tamiami Trail E. 775-3727 or thenaplesenglishpub.com. Mini-Fashions Children from Manners and Dance with Ms. Laura strut their stuff in fashions from All About April at 11:30 a.m. Friday, July 24, at Venetian Village. 261-6100 or venetianvillage.com.Art Reception The Naples Art Association at The von Liebig Art Center hosts a reception for Gareth Rocklifffe, a Naples photographer who is crowd-sourcing funds to photograph the entirety of the United States coastline, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, July 24. Free for NAA members, $10 for others. 262-6517 or naplesart.org.Parents Night Out Moms and dads can drop the kids off for a movie, activities and pizza from 6-9 p.m. Friday, July 24, at Fleischmann Park Community Center. $20 for the first child, $15 for siblings. 213-3020 or naplesgov.com. Fangirl Friday Barnes & Noble celebrates the Women of Marvel with cosplay, giveaways and more at 7 p.m. Friday, July 24. 598-5200 or bn.com.Vinyl Day Barnes & Noble celebrates vinyl culture with deejay sessions, giveaways and an exploration of the stores vinyl collection at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, July 25. Free. 598-5200 or bn.com.Foreign Film Renaissance Academy screens Project Nim (2011, UK) at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 26. Its the story of a chimpanzee taken from his mother at birth and raised like a human child by a family on the Upper West Side in the 1970s. $5 for members, $6 for non-members. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or fgcu.edu.Film Night Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens Strictly Ballroom (1992) at 7 p.m. Monday, July 27. A maverick dancer endangers his career by performing an unusual routine and sets out to succeed with a new partner. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or artcenterbonita.org. Email calendar listings and highresolution photos to Lindsey Nesmith at email@example.com. Please send Word or text documents and jpgs with pertinent details, cost and contact information. No pdfs or photos of fliers. Deadline for calendar submissions is noon Monday. 7.18 7.20 7.19 7.18 Nicki Minaj performs at Bayfront Park in Miami on Monday. ticketmaster. com# GO EAST # GET TROPICAL 7.20 Head to Royal Scoop in Bonita Springs for National Ice Cream Day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday. Theres free ice cream for the first 100 customers, and the Brain Freeze Ice-Cream Eating Contest takes place at 1:15 p.m.Danny Sinoff performs as part of the SummerJazz on the Gulf series of free outdoor concerts starting at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. naples beach hotel. comGuitarist Richard Smith and his wife, cellist Julie Adams, headline the evening starting at 7 p.m. Saturday at Freds Food, Fun & Spirits. Andy Wahlberg and other local musicians will also perform. 431-7928 Learn about and taste a variety of tropical fruits at 9 a.m. Saturday at Naples Botanical Garden. naples garden.orgIf its Monday, that means mojitos from 5-10 p.m. at the Sunset Veranda at the Naples Grande. Sit back and sip as you enjoy the view. $10. naplesgrande.com WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC8 WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015 Hair Safari Berkshire Commons7223 Radio Road Naples, Florida 34104Se Habla EspanolVISIT US AT 239.348.2887APPOINTMENTS WALK INS WELCOME Call for Monthly Specials! Wildly Affordable Prices! HAIRCUTS COLOR HIGHLIGHTS PERMS EYEBROW, LIP AND FACIAL WAXING UPDOS BLOWOUTS BEARD TRIMS HOT TOWEL SHAVES Family owned Salon here to serve your entire family! Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. Oscar Wilde The Promenade 26841 South Bay Drive Suites 150 & 151 (Near Roys Restaurant) Bonita Springs, FL 34135 239.221.3282 naplesfujiyama.com 239.261.4332 Located at:2555 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34103 MANAGER JUNJI HIJIKATA All dinners include consomm, salad, shrimp appetizer saut, vegetables and steamed rice. Not available with other promotions. Hours subject to change. Offer expires July 23, 2015.TWO FOR $39.95SIX-COURSE ENTREES AND SELECT BOTTLE OF WINE 4221 East Tamiami Trail, Naples 239.455.5111seafoodrestaurantnaples.comNot responsible for typographical errors. WEEKLY FEATURES SERVED ALL DAY!SUMMER HAPPY HOUR 11 A.M. TO 9:30 P.M. DAILY Check Out Our New Happy Hour Menu! SURF & TURF$39.9912 oz. Filet with a 5 oz. Stu ed Lobster Tail Served with Salad, Potato and Veggies DINNER FOR 2$99.008-10 lb. Lobster, Clam Chowder, Salad, Potato and Corn on the Cob Served with a Bottle of Snap Dragon Pinot NoirThe ONLY Naples Restaurant where Fresh Seafood is Flown in DAILY from New England! DINNER SPECIALS4 TO 9:30 P.M. DAILY DINNER FOR 2$79.99 32 oz. Tomahawk Steak with Two 1 lb. Maine Lobsters, Chowder, Salad, Potato and Veggies ASK US ABOUT CATERING & CLAM BAKES! LIVE ENTERTAINMENT 6 TO 9 P.M.7/16: Daniel Melvin 7/17: The Consecutones 7/18: Tim Boogiehead Poindexter 7/19: Manhattan Collection 7/21: Tim Boogiehead Poindexter 7/22: Steve Fenttimen 7/23: Daniel Melvin The bands fan community in Southwest Florida is fairly large and diverse, Mr. Van der neer says. We have a doctor and a surgeon who are going to come and some bikers, he says. It covers a wide spectrum of the population. Deadheads are notorious for being a particularly fervent fan base. In the 1970s, a group of fans started travelling with the Grateful Dead to see strings of shows at a time, creating their own subculture, slang and concert customs. The community is largely credited for filling arenas nightly and keeping the band on the road well into the 1990s. Crazy Fingers keyboardist Josh Foster has noticed that over the last 25 years, new fans keep swapping out while the loyalists stay the same. In addition to the older loyalists, he says, We have people that come out who might be younger, then they grow up and go to college and we dont see them, but a new batch comes in, he says. It seems like our fans stay the same age and we keep getting older. In true Deadhead fashion, many of them travel around South Florida to catch Crazy Fingers shows and are likely to be at The Norris Center next weekend. The Broward County-based band formed in 1990 and has a nationwide reputation as being one of the premiere Grateful Dead tribute bands. In addition to playing the Deads entire repertoire, Crazy Fingers also plays classic rock numbers by Bob Dylan, The Allman Brothers and others. Theyve shared the stage with The Band, Ziggy Marley, the Neville Brothers, Melvin Seals, JGB and many others while also releasing two original albums, Come On and Dance and Strange Life. To combat possible boredom from playing Grateful Dead tunes for 20 years, Mr. Foster says rotating songs each night and finding new interpretations of old songs keeps the material fresh for band members. I love the freedom that we have in it and the fact that our fans are welcoming to that, he says. Were constantly looking for new things within the music and trying to have a conversation with each other in the band. It doesnt get old. Playing the Grateful Dead repertoire is a little like jazz music, he adds, because the point is to play songs differently each night. The Grateful Dead seems to have a universal draw for people young and old. Zita Prutos, a 19-year-old Naples native who studies at Vanderbilt University, went to one of the bands anniversary shows at Soldier Field earlier this month. Because her parents are fans, she says, shes been listening to the Dead her entire life and has been a serious fan herself since she was 14. The crowd was great and really into it, Ms. Prutos says about the Chicago concert. No one was a casual fan. There were a lot of people aged 15 to 30 who were really psyched since they had GRATEFULFrom page 1 Grateful Jam in the Park>> What: Crazy Fingers, a Grateful Dead tribute band >> When: 5-9:30 p.m. Saturday, July 25 >> Where: The Norris Center, Naples >> Tickets: $35, limited to 200 people >> Info: Gratefuljamnaples on Facebook
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015 L O T S A L O B S T E R ! Waterfront Dining TWO 1 pound lobsters withOpen Daily 11 am Lunch, Dinner & Sunday Brunch 12th Avenue South at the City Dock 239-263-9940 1200 Fifth Avenue South at Tin City 239-263-2734 NaplesWaterfrontDining.com fries and slaw or black beans and rice $27.95 ARTS COMMENTARY Tuck in to Ill Eat You Last, a five-star meal of a playLike I always say: If you cant say anything nice about someone, come sit by me, says Sue Mengers, laughing and patting the sofa cushion next to her. Its a paraphrase of an Alice Roosevelt Longworth quote, who had embroidered on a pillow: If you cant say something good about someone, sit right here by me. Its a line worthy of Dorothy Parker (who its often attributed to). But Ms. Mengers gives the right credit, and then proceeds to dish for the next 80 minutes or so as she nibbles chocolates, smokes, tokes and drinks. And her gossip is better than most of todays tabloid fodder. Ms. Mengers was a Hollywood talent agent in the 0s and s, a time when a woman in the field was a rarity especially one so successful. She was a super agent, with a list of clients including Barbra Streisand, Faye Dunaway, Burt Reynolds, Ali McGraw, Gene Hackman, Cher, Candice Bergen, Ryan ONeal, Nick Nolte, Mike Nichols, Gore Vidal, Mick Jagger, Bob Fosse, Michael Caine, Cybill Shepherd, Rod Steiger and Peter Bogdanovich. Her very first client? Julie Harris. Not shabby. Not shabby at all. Ms. Mengers was a talent agent in a time when performers actually had talent and were known for their craft, not just for being famous. Ill Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers opens with Ms. Mengers dressed in a blue caftan, seated on her tufted sofa in her understated but sophisticated Beverly Hills home. She looks out at the audience. Im not getting up, she informs them. And she doesnt. Like a queen of Hollywood, she sits enthroned on her sofa, holding forth, telling tales and giving advice. heres the truth of agenting, she says. You are the public face of the client. Youre representing them, literally and figuratively. A great agent is a great chameleon: You have to be the clients mirror. Julie Harris, she shares, taught her a lesson Ive never forgotten: You have to speak to the artists in their language, not yours. Ms. Harris, she quickly learned, was much more interested in poetry than percentages. Bonnie Knapp, whos performed in various productions at the Sugden Community Theatre in Naples and was in the Broadway Palm Theatres production of Bill W. and Dr. Bob, plays the bold and brassy, foul-mouthed Ms. Mengers. She gets a lot of laugh with her lines, most of which are so off-color and insulting they cant be printed here. This is definitely a show for mature audiences; Ms. Mengers cracks wise and turns the air blue. You get the feeling that, seated at a bar with a sailor, she could more than hold her own, matching him drink-for-drink, storyfor-story, curse-for-curse. Shes just been fired by Ms. Streisand. Or rather, by the stars lawyers, her microstate of serious Jews who joined arms and bottle-danced their way to the speaker-phone and pressed my button, as Ms. Mengers puts it. That sets her off on a tangent about how speaker-phones lack intimacy, and how she once had a car phone the size of a dismembered babys torso. If these comments horrify you, this is not the show for you. If they make you laugh, you should buy a ticket immediately to see this clever show. Ms. Mengers is expecting a call from Ms. Streisand herself. (Though its not mentioned in the show, the two were so close that Ms. Streisand was the maid of honor at Ms. Mengers wedding.) Its the eve of one of Ms. Mengers famous Hollywood parties. Her advice on how to have a successful dinner party: Only invite movie stars. All my guests have to be famous, she says. Honey, my own mother couldnt get in if she were standing outside in the rain. While shes waiting for Ms. Streisand to call, she talks to the audience. Ms. Knapp is at her best in showing Ms. Mengers softer, vulnerable side, as she describes how her family fled Hitlers Germany and how she learned English by watching movies in the Bronx. (Thats why I still talk like a gum-cracking Warner Brothers secondlead, she says.) Though its only for a couple of seconds at a time, Ms. Knapp cleverly talks like each actress her character names (her Rosalind Russell is especially on target). When she mentions that her father killed himself, she adds: He killed himself in a Times Square hotel room, which seems redundant. For the course of the evening, were taken through Ms. Mengers history and her ascent as a talent agent. You want to be a thing? Make yourself that thing, she says. And we see exactly how she created herself into this larger-than-life persona. She has stories galore, about trying to sign Sissy Spacek, about getting Gene Hackman his famous role in French Connection and about getting Faye Dunaway hers in Chinatown. Its all a game to Ms. Mengers, but a game she loves dearly. You get the feeling that things arent going so well for her now (the play is set in 1981), and that losing Ms. Streisand as a client is a big blow. But Ms. Mengers is a survivor. John Logan who wrote Red, about painter Mark Rothko penned this one-woman show that bristles with attitude, gossip and humor. You might not have heard of Sue Mengers, but youll definitely know her after seeing this show. Director Ken Bryant has created one of the most polished sets Ive seen at the Lab Theater. Hanging over Ms. Mengers sofa is Picassos Les Demoissells dAvignon. Like these five Cubist nudes, Ms. Mengers, too, is a fierce, fragmented woman with multiple facets and sharp edges. And maybe, too, like them, a bit of a whore. But then, as shed probably say, in Hollywood, who isnt? Sue Mengers is Ethel Merman, Sophie Tucker and Bella Abzug, all mixed together. Think Patti LuPone, after some poor fool has once again let his cellphone ring during her performance. Opening night was wildly entertaining, if poorly attended. I only wish Ms. Knapp had played Ms. Mengers even bigger. She could go much, much bigger with this character and dance on the edge of outrageousness. Bette Middler played this role on Broadway, and though I didnt see her performance, I couldnt help but think of her during the show. Ms. Knapp needs to own this character completely and wipe away any thought of anyone else. A bigger, more responsive audience would certainly help, and this show deserves to be seen by anyone who loves old movies and movie stars, or who just thrives on catty gossip. Kathy Griffin? Sue Mengers wouldve eaten her as an appetizer. The shows ending also seems a little uncertain; the audience applauded at multiple times, thinking it was the end, but it wasnt. (Though its also possible they were eager to applaud Ms. Knapp for her engaging performance.) Ms. Mengers, who loved movies so much, once considered becoming an actress. But then she reasoned: Why be a king when you could be a kingmaker? Ill Eat You Last demonstrates that Sue Mengers was the undeniable queen of kingmakers. l s n m p nancySTETSONnstetson@floridaweekly.com >> What: Ill Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers >> Who: Laboratory Theater of Florida >> When: Through July 25 >> Where: 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers >> Cost: $22 ($12 for students) at the door; $20 adults ($10 students) online >> Info: 218-0481 or laboratorytheater orida. com COURTESY PHOTOBonnie Knapp plays Sue Mengers in Ill Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers at the Laboratory Theater.
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC12 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015 HOROSCOPES NOT NOTEWORTHY 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, C11SEE ANSWERS, C11 CANCER (June 21 to July 22) A change of mind might once again turn out to be a good thing. True, most of your co-workers might not like the delay, but as before, they might appreciate what follows from it. LEO (July 23 to August 22) You revel in golden opportunities this week. One cautionary note, though: Be careful to separate the gold from the glitter before you make a choice. Someone you trust can help. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Marriage is important this week, as are other partnerships. Dont let yourself be overwhelmed by sentiment. Instead, try to steer a path between emotion and common sense. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Dealing with someone who has let you down is never easy. But the sooner youre able to clear up this problem, the sooner other problems can be successfully handled. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) A friend who is willing to bend the rules to gain an advantage for both of you is no friend. Reject the offer and stay on your usual straight and narrow path. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) After all the effort youve been putting in both on the job and for friends and family, its a good time to indulge your own needs. The weekend could bring a pleasant surprise. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) You might want to do something new this weekend. Close your eyes and imagine what it could be, and then do it, or come up with the closest practical alternative. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Your good deeds bring you the appreciation you so well deserve. But, once again, be careful of those who might want to exploit your generous nature for their own purposes. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Trolling for compliments isnt necessary. You earned them, and youll get them. Concentrate this week on moving ahead into the next phase of your program. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A bit of Arian contrariness could be keeping you from getting all the facts. Turn it off, and tune in to what you need to hear. It could make all the difference this week. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Getting an answer to a vital question involving financial matters might take longer than youd expected. A new factor might have to be dealt with before anything can move forward. Be patient. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Use your good sense to see what might really be driving a colleagues workplace agenda. What you learn could lead to a new way of handling some old problems. BORN THIS WEEK: Meeting new people usually means youre making new friends. People want to be reflected in your shining light. PUZZLES
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015 C13 Key LargoStarring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall Rated: PG TUESDAY, JULY 21st, 8:30pOn the lawn across from Naples Flatbread and Yogurbella LOCATED JUST NORTH OF VANDERBILT BEACH ROAD ON U.S. 41239.254.1080 | MercatoShops.com Free Admission | Lawn Chairs Welcome SPONSORED BYUpcoming Movies August 18 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof September 15 Wall-E October 20 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1Third Tuesdays of Every Month @ Dusk CONTRACT BRIDGEA highly sophisticated playBY STEVE BECKERThere are plays that may appear to make no sense at all but are nevertheless demonstrably correct. Consider this deal where youre declarer at five clubs. West leads the king of spades, and the question is how to play the hand. Lets say you win the spade with the ace, play the king of trumps and then lead a low diamond from dummy. You plan to play the ten from your hand, but, unfortunately, East produces the jack, which you win with the king. You next lead a diamond to the ace and play a third round of diamonds, hoping West will have to win the trick, which would ensure the contract. But East takes the third diamond with the queen and returns a heart, and down you go. You could say tha t the outcome was unlucky, but, even so, you should be willing to shoulder a goodly portion of the blame. You could have adopted a different line of play that would have significantly increased your chances of making the contract. Although its certainly not the sort of thing you see every day, the correct play is not to take Wests king of spades with the ace at trick one! Instead, you let him hold the trick, after which there is nothing he can do to stop you. Lets say West leads another spade at trick two. You win with the ace and discard a diamond from your hand. Then, after cashing the ace of trumps, you lead the K-A of diamonds and ruff a diamond. This establishes dummys 7-6 of diamonds, on which you can later discard the K-9 of hearts, and you finish with an overtrick. It is true that ducking the opening spade lead costs you a trick you didnt have to lose, but you get the trick back because you no longer have to lose a diamond. More importantly, you gain control of the diamonds and can establish them without running the risk that East will be able to win the third round of the suit. Presents org Gareth Rockliffe: The Great American Coastline Olde Naples: Works from The Naples Art Associations Legacy Collection Rialto Beach
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Brilliant Distinctions is the only program that rewards you with instant savings on Allergan facial treatments JUVDERM XC, JUVDERM VOLUMA XC and LATISSE. The FDA recently took action again against illegal drug importation by issuing an alert about fraudulent BOTOX/BOTOX Cosmetic. Counterfeit products were seized by the FDAs Office of Criminal Investigations and are considered unsafe and should not be used. The FDA cannot confirm that the manufacture, quality, storage, and handling of these suspect products follow US standards. The FDA cannot ensure the authenticity of products that come from unknown sources and foreign locations, or that may not have been manufactured under proper conditions. Protect yourself and do your research. 5 5 $179/AREA BOTOX Treatment$159/AREA with Brilliant Distinction Points(Valid for new and existing clients) Before After LATEST FILMSTrainwreckIs it worth $10? NoTrainwreck is Amy Schumers shot at the big time. The comedienne, whose show Inside Amy Schumer airs on Comedy Central, has proven herself whip smart and subversive, unafraid to use humor to expose honesties about women and society that others often shush under the rug. As the writer and star of Trainwreck, the pressure is squarely on her to deliver. So does she? Sort of. Its a decent movie, not great. Perhaps even good if youre really in the mood for a vulgar, female-driven romantic comedy. On her TV show, Ms. Schumer is unrestrained and topical due to the flexibility of the sketch format, but here shes forced to isolate her focus on a single storyline and as a result, the humor occasionally feels desperate. For example, Ms. Schumers character has a misogynist, racist, homophobic and cantankerous father played by Colin Quinn, and all his jokes are offensive. The movie probably didnt need to go that route to mine laughs, especially when there are plenty of comedic opportunities within the premise of a promiscuous woman whos not looking for Mr. Right but finds him anyway. Far too many comedies have been centered on an irresponsible guy who likes drinking and hooking up and sees no reason to change his ways, only to meet the one and quickly change his ways. Trainwreck switches the genders, putting Ms. Schumer in the lead as Amy, an uninhibited magazine writer who eagerly cheats on her boyfriend (John Cena) because she doesnt think monogamy is feasible. She drinks and smokes weed, but is good enough at her job that boss Dianna (Tilda Swinton) asks her to profile a sports doctor even though Amy hates sports. Her co-workers (Vanessa Bayer, Jon Glaser, Randall Park and an intern played by Ezra Miller) dont understand why shes given the assignment, but off she goes to meet Dr. Aaron Connors (Bill Hader), who works with professional athletes. Although Amy and Aaron dont hit it off at first, they gradually fall in love (of course). And complications ensue (of course). Shock value can work for a quick laugh, but if the reason were shocked remains on screen, he/she/it needs to continue to be funny for the scene to work. To wit, basketball star LeBron James has an extended cameo as Aarons patient, and his scenes misfire because hes asked to do too much, like give advice to Aaron and ask Amy what her intentions are. In other words, they asked Mr. James to act. But hes not an actor, so criticizing him for not playing the scenes well is unfair. The real blame goes to Ms. Schumer (as the writer) and director Judd Apatow for putting the basketball star in this position and not ensuring that he succeeds. It was their responsibility to make sure Mr. James comes across effectively, and he does not. Mr. Apatows directorial efforts have been an absolute train wreck since Knocked Up (2007), with Funny People (2009) and This is 40 (2012) following as more dull comedies that didnt live up to their potential. With Trainwreck, Mr. Apatow was theoretically smart, then, to yield writing duties to Ms. Schumer (this is the first time hes directed something he didnt write), because this allows him to get out of his own way and focus on just directing. Yet again he falls short because the story, though it has some unexpected twists, plays out in the safe, traditional ways we expect. And although it is funny at times, the humor overall tends to go more for the surprise laugh rather than the organic laugh, and as a result it often feels forced. Youll certainly enjoy parts of Trainwreck, but not enough of it to feel satisfied. Leaving the theater with the clear sense that you shouldve laughed more is a definite sign that this underwhelms. >> There are numerous cameos in Trainwreck, but the best is Saturday Night Live cast member Leslie Jones as a subway patron. g m w o c dan HUDAKwww.punchdrunkmovies.com
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC16 WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015 KOVEL: ANTIQUESHagenauer designs still copied and sought after BY TERRY AND KIM KOVELAlthough the design of the late 1890s is best known for the sensuous curves of the Art Nouveau period, there were very modern-looking pieces being made by a few European designers. Some of the most famous were in Vienna, Austria. Carl Hagenauer started his own Werkstatten (workshop) in 1898 to make bronzes and other metal wares. He was soon winning awards for his innovative, modern-looking designs. His son Karl (1898-1956) joined the company in 1919 and, with his brother Franz (19061986), created a group of small bronzes inspired by African art. The figures, dressed in tribal clothing, had long, thin arms, legs and faces, which were almost like stick figures. Many small tabletop groups were made in the 1920s through the early 1950s. These Hagenauer pieces are not hard to find at auctions and shops at reasonable prices. But the larger wood and metal African figures, masks and the Art Deco designs made at the same time are pricier. By the 1960s, the company was making large Western figures of brass and even furniture. The shop closed in 1986. But the popular figures, often copied in South America in the 1950s, were again copied in Great Britain in the 1990s. Many made by an ex-Hagenauer employee are marked RR. Both the well-made copies and the originals are going up in price. Q: My small gold-colored ring has a baseball batter on signed Andy Pafko. The top looks like a baseball and has small dials near the edges that show balls, strikes and outs. Two baseball bats with a glove between them are on both sides. What is this ring worth? A: You have an Andy Pafko Scorekeeper Ring, a premium issued by Quaker Oats Muffets breakfast cereal in 1949. It was offered for 15 cents and two Muffets box tops. Pafko (1921-2013) played in the Major Leagues from 1943 to 1959 and was a centerfielder for the Chicago Cubs, Brooklyn Dodgers and Milwaukee Braves. Value of your ring, $200 to $400. Q: An old-timey cash register I saw at an old hotel has cash register drawers that were labeled A, B, D and E with no drawer C. Whats the reason there isnt a drawer C? A: James Ritty, a saloon owner in Dayton, Ohio, is credited with inventing the first commercially successful mechanical cash register in 1879. His machine was known as the Incorruptible Cashier. Multiple drawers were used to keep each employees transactions separate. Only the employee assigned to the drawer or the owner could open the drawer. The letter C wasnt used because it usually stood for cash. Ritty soon sold the rights to his invention to J.H. Eckert, who founded the National Manufacturing Company. The company was sold in 1883 and became the National Cash Register Company in 1884. btn frnrnAT NAPLES GRANDE (844) 522-3981 tb tb rntbrtn.475 fbr | n, 34103 | nbnf.t
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For more information, call Cmon at 514-0084 or visit cmon.org. The Collier Building Industry Association summer golf tournament tees off at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 14, at Grey Oaks Country Club. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. and an awards lunch follows the tournament. Registration is $150 per golfer, with proceeds to benefit the CBIA scholarship fund. Sign up online by July 31 at cbia.net. For more information, visit the website or call 436-6100. The Pilot Club of Naples and Gulf Coast Runners host the Labor Day weekend John Clay 5K on Saturday morning, Sept. 5, at Lowdermilk Park. A 2-mile walking course is an option. Registration is $18 before Aug. 24, $23 Aug. 25-Sept.4, and $25 on race day ($10 for ages 18 and younger). To sign up or for more information, call 404-7007 or visit gcrunner.org. The United Way Walk for the Way 5K and 2.5-mile fun walk takes place Saturday morning, Sept. 26, along the trails at North Collier Regional Park. Registration is $20 until Sept. 25 and $30 on race day ($12 for ages 18 and younger). For more information, visit unitedwayofcolliercounty.org. The Foundation of the Collier County Medical Society hosts its second annual Docs and Duffers charity golf tournament Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Bonita Bay Club. Tee-off is at 8:30 a.m. An awards ceremony and lunch follow the game. Registration is $175 per golfer, $600 per foursome. Sponsorships are available. For more information or to register, call 435-7727 or visit ccmsonline.org. Gulfshore Playhouse hosts its 11th annual golf tournament on Monday, Oct. 26, at TwinEagles Golf & Country Club. Registration is $300 per player. For more information or to sign up, visit gulfshoreplayhouse.org. Marco Island Center for the Arts hosts its third annual golf tournament Saturday morning, Oct. 31, at Hammock Bay Country Club. Three mulligans and lunch included. Registration starts at $135 per person. For more information, call 394-4221 or visit marcoislandart. com. The American Heart Association hosts the 2015 Collier Heart Walk Saturday morning, Nov. 7, at Cambier Park. The 3.1-mile walk is free; participants are expected to gather pledges for the AHA leading up to the event. For more information, call 495-4905 or visit collierheartwalk.kintera.org. Boys & Girls Club of Collier County hosts its 12th annual FORE-theKids golf tournament Saturday morning, Nov. 7, at Fiddlers Creek Golf & Country Club. Pulte Homes is the title sponsor of the event that includes golf, lunch, cocktail reception, dinner and auctions. Registration is $1,000 per golfer; a variety of sponsorship opportunities are available. To sign up or for more information, call Tiffany Heck at 325-1736 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The 2015 Walk to End Alzheimers steps out at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at Fleischmann Park. Registration is free, but donations are appreciated. Sign up online at act.alz.org or starting at 9 a.m. on the day of the event. For more information, call (800) 272-3900 or visit the website. The Immokalee Foundation hosts its 2015 Charity Classic Pro-Am golf tournament Monday, Nov. 16, at Bay Colony Golf Club. The day starts with breakfast and golf demonstrations from professionals. The tournament begins with a 9:30 a.m. shotgun start after players are paired with one of more than two dozen professionals. Lunch and awards presentation will follow. Entry fees start at $5,000 and includes two tickets to the 2015 Charity Classic Celebration dinner and auction Friday, Nov. 20, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. For more information, call 4309122 or visit immokaleefoundation.org. Baby Basics of Collier County hosts the seventh annual Baby Basics Walking Challenge on Saturday morning, Jan. 23, at North Naples Regional Park. Participants can choose routes from 1.5 to 6 miles. Brunch will be served after the walk. 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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC24 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015 Come Experience The Woodhouse Dierence! b | tnf r r | nt | N.WS. tf.n. (t)b t ntfr, nttntr nmassage | facials | body treatments | microdermabrasion | hydrafacial | manicures | pedicures | waxing | gifts | events Summer Weekday Special! % OFF or more services**btnf. rf f fb. n f. SAVE THE DATE The fifth annual Peace, Love & Haiti pub crawl to benefit Hope for Haiti starts at 3:45 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Bar Tulia and includes subsequent stops at Hob Nob Kitchen & Bar and 7th Avenue Social, with Krista Fogelsong of ABC7 leading the way. Tickets for $50 include three drink tickets and other goodies (T-shirts for the first 100 to sign up). Bring three personal hygiene items items for donation and earn a chance to spin the Wheel of Fun. To sign up or for more information, call 434-7183, ext. 209, or visit hopeforhaiti.com. The fifth annual Love That Dress! event to benefit PACE Center for Girls-Collier at Immokalee takes place the evening of Wednesday, Sept. 2, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. Tickets go on sale Aug. 1 at lovethatdress.org. For more information, visit the website or call Michelle Shaw Hashman at 2489704 or Shannon Starr at 207-1878. The fourth annual Trendy Tours & Trendy Travel luncheon and travel expo to benefit Champions For Learning takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, at the Hilton Naples. Tickets for $49 include a raffle ticket. Call 449-5065 for reservations or more information. The 25th annual Sand Dollar Awards gala hosted by the Collier Building Industry Association takes place Saturday, Sept. 26, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. The silver anniversary theme is Vintage Grace & Glamour. The evening begins at 6 p.m. and includes cocktails and dinner. Tickets are $150. For reservations or more information, including details about various sponsorship opportunities, call 436-6100 or visit cbia.net. The Naples Area Professional League of Executive Services, a business-to-business networking organization, invites the public to its annual Big Event on Wednesday evening, Oct. 14, at Shulas at the Hilton Naples. Cocktail hour will be followed by a three-course dinner and a presentation by Norman Love, f ounder and president of Norman Love Confections. The event is open to the public. For tickets or more information, visit naplesgroup.net. Physician Led Access Network of Collier County hosts a Swanky Speakeasy evening of fun Saturday, Oct. 17, at an as yet undisclosed location (youll need a password, too). The night includes professional regulation casino-style gaming as well as music, food, drink and a silent auction. Tickets are $175, and numerous sponsorship opportunities are available starting at $1,000. For information, call 776-3016 or visit plancc.org. Project HELP hosts its 19th annual Chocolate Extravaganza Thursday evening, Nov. 5, at Design Studio by Raymond. Guests will enjoy hors doeuvres, cocktails, live auctions and, of course, lots of chocolate. Tickets are $95. For more information, call 649-1404 or visit projecthelpnaples.org. Humane Society Naples holds its 17th annual Tea & Fashion Show from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. This years theme is Matinee at the Movies. For information about tickets and sponsorship opportunities, call 643-1555, ext. 18, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The seventh annual Naples International Film Festival is set for Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 5-8. The red carpet opening night gala and screening take place Nov. 5 at ArtisNaples, while features, documentaries and film shorts of all genres will be screened at Silverspot Cinema at Mercato Nov. 6-8. Check www.naplesfilmfest.com for details as the date draws near, or call 775-3456 for information about becoming an NIFF member or sponsor. Baby Basics of Collier County hosts its eighth annual Champagne Brunch & Fashion Show starting at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 9, at Wyndemere Country Club. Guests will enjoy food, models and falls latest fashions. Baby Basics participants and their parents will attend to speak about the program has benefitted their families. Tickets are $85. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 352-4310 or visit babybasicscollier.org. The 12th annual Hats in the Garden: The Confection Collection Delectable Designs from Garden to Runway to benefit Naples Botanical Garden takes place Wednesday, Nov. 11, at the Garden. Leslie Fogg and Kathleen Rooney are this years chairs; Kathy Wood is Hats in the Garden ambassador. For more information, call the Garden at 643-7275. The United Arts Council of Collier County hosts its annual Celebrate the Arts gala Thursday, Nov. 12, at the LaPlaya Resort. For more information, call 254-8242 or visit collierarts.com. Uncorked an evening of fine wine, fine food and entertainment to benefit Youth Haven takes place from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, at Mediterra Beach Club. Tickets are $125. For reservations or more information, visit youthhavenswfl.org. The 57th annual NCH Hospital Ball takes place Saturday, Nov. 14, at The RitzCarlton Beach Resort. Proceeds from this years ball have been designated for the stroke program at NCH. This years cochairs are Kim Ciccarelli Kantor and Jan Kantor. Tickets for $500 per person include live and silent auctions as well as dinner, dancing and entertainment throughout the evening. The NCH Physician of the Year and Nurses of the Year awards are also presented during the program. For tickets or more information, including details about sponsorship opportunities, call 624-2019 or visit nchmd.org/hospitalball. The Immokalee Foundation holds its Charity Classic Celebration & Fund A Dream Auction on Friday, Nov. 20, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. The TIF Charity Classic Pro-Am Golf Tournament precedes the celebration on Monday, Nov. 16. For information about tickets and sponsorship opportunities, call 430-9122 or email info@ immokaleefoundation.org. To register online, visit immokaleefoundation.org. The Community Foundation of Collier County hosts its third annual Power of the Purse luncheon on Friday, Dec. 11, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. The event will feature a keynote speaker, drawings for 25 designer handbags and the announcement of the 2016 Women of Initiative honorees. The event is co-chaired by Jackie Pierce and Betty Aymar. For more information, call 649-5000 or visit cfcollier.org. Jewish Family & Community Services of Southwest Florida and the Naples Senior Center host An Evening for Better Tomorrows on Saturday, Jan. 9, at the Naples Sailing & Yacht Club. For more information, call 325-4444 or visit jfcsswfl.org. The Aqua Gala to benefit the Guadalupe Center takes place Wednesday evening, Jan. 13, 2016, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. For more information, contact Megan Becker by calling 657-7124 or emailing email@example.com. The Shelter for Abused Women & Children holds its 16th annual Mending Broken Hearts with Hope luncheon Friday, Jan. 15, at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. Tickets are $350. For more information, contact Susan Utz by calling 775-3862, ext. 261, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org PAWS Assistance Dogs will be the sole beneficiary of the Celebrity Martini Glass Auction set for Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016 at ArtisNaples. The signature auction will feature more than 20 martini glasses, each autographed by an A-list celebrity or a modern-day hero. Once the autographed glasses arrive in Naples, they are assigned to local artist and artists from around the globe to decorate and design with the celebritys career accomplishments and personality in mind. PAWS Assistance Dogs promotes independence and enhances the quality of life for combat wounded veterans and children with special needs through partnerships with skilled assistance dogs. For more information about PAWS Assistance Dogs, visit pawsassistancedogs.org. For information about CMGA sponsorship opportunities or tickets to the martini-glass auction, call 775-1660. The sixth annual Home, Hope & Healing luncheon to benefit Youth Haven takes place Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. Guest speaker will be Jeanette Walls, whose memoir The Glass Castle has been a New York Times best-seller for more than six years. Lionsgate has purchased the rights to Ms. Walls story and has cast Jennifer Lawrence to star in the movie.Luncheon chairs are Jill and Steve Miller. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, contact Shelly Long at Youth Haven by calling 687-5155 or emailing email@example.com. Its never too early to mark your calendar for galas and fundraisers not to miss in the season coming up. Nor is it too soon to list your nonprofit organizations event in Florida Weekly. Email details to Cindy Pierce at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C25 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.Jakob Hedin, Joseph Byrne, Debi Guthery, Paige Raleigh, Kelsey Browne, Misha Ritter, Jason Eugenides, Lauren Raleigh, Emily Attanasio and Lily Anderson Dot Auchmoody, Mark Vanagas, Mary Wallace and Forrest Wallace Paige Raleigh, Kelsey Browne, Lauren Raleigh, Emily Attanasio and Lily Anderson Alyssa Lee, Jessica Walck, JamieLynn Bucci and Carol SmithJesse Hughes, Amy Hughes, Deb Thurston and Tony Fernandez Olivia Allen, Bobby Billings and Olivia Billings Amy Whitlock, Alan Brown and Jennifer Boyd Bill Morrison, Carole Jacobson and Hiliary Simkins Rylee Price, center, Grace Price, Zac Price, Jennifer Price, Jacob Hartman, Monica Joyce, Emily Attanasio and Carder Price Megan McCombs, Sophie Sawyer, Robyn Kyger and Susan Kay Sawyer Molly Spiroff, Lily Anderson, Emily Attanasio, Chris Campbell, Brigid Wallace and Paige Raleigh SOCIETYOpening night of Legally Blonde the Musical at the Sugden Community TheatreBOB KELLY / COURTESY PHOTOSKaleigh McFadden and Joe Byrne Jessica Walck and Paige Raleigh with Bruiser
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C27 (239) 992-099126107 HICKORY BLVD., BONITA SPRINGSVISIT BY LAND: 2 miles North of Bonita Beach Rd. & Docs Beach House VISIT BY SEA: Look for Channel Marker 60 on Estero Bay and head West Follow Us On Serving Lunch & Dinner: Tuesday Saturday 11am 9pm | Sunday 11am 8pm LOBSTERFEST1 lb. Live Maine$24.99ALL DAY EVERY DAYWEDNESDAYS: $3 Fish TacosOrder as many as you like!FRIDAYS: Fish FryAll You Can Eat! Flaky Alaskan Cod $13.50 BOGO 50%Purchase One Entre and Receive the Second at Half Price18% Gratuity Added Before Coupon. One Coupon Per Couple. May Not Be Combined with Any Other Offer or Special. Expires 7/30/15. Get Out of Your Zip Code and Discover Bonita's Hidden Waterfront Gem. EST. 1969 CUISINE NEWSForm precedes function in Green Tea Terrarium dessert BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.comHave you watched the trolls in Frozen and wondered what they would taste like? Pastry chef Kimberly Bechtel at Meredays Brasserie has created the Green Tea Terrarium dessert that closely resembles Kristoffs family and riffs off earthy, herbal notes. If you use your imagination, you can creatively translate the flavors of earth and moss into a treat for the eyes and mouth. At the very bottom of the bowl is a charred orange pastry cream topped with a chocolate graham cracker and shortbread crumbs. Next comes an unsweetened green tea sponge cake that is meant to be really earthy, Ms. Bechtel says, and pine nuts. She uses blackberries and blueberries for the fruit garnish and makes nutmeg-dusted meringue mushrooms to top it all off. On the side comes charred vanilla bean and cardamom ice cream. Ms. Bechtel soaks whole pods of cardamom and vanilla bean in bourbon overnight and roasts them in a wood-burning oven until theyre smoky and brittle. Then she steeps the chopped pods in cream before making the ice cream. The result looks surprisingly like something youd buy off Etsy and put on your dining room table and then eat. Ms. Bechtel attributes her culinary talents and design skills to her grandmother, who taught her basic baking skills, and her father, who taught her how to tinker and fix cars and household items. She extends those skills to detailed and complex construction of her cakes and pastries. Im really into anything thats into design, whether its fashion or how houses look. And Im always inspired by nature, she says. For this particular dessert, form preceded function, because she had a look in mind before she started figuring out which tasty elements shed use to execute it. Now, its one of the most ordered items on the new restaurants dessert menu (Meredays Brasserie was formerly Alto Live Jazz Kitchen). (The wait staff) are always showing photos of it on the iPad, she says, adding most diners who see the dish have to give it a try. Also coming up at the brasserie: a fivecourse Belgium Independence Day beer dinner starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 21. Menu selections include a torchon of foie gras with raspberries, framboise reduction and French toast and braised pork belly with frisee, candied pecans, Roquefort blue and a natural reduction. Cost is $80. Reservations are required. Meredays Brasserie at Bayfront is open from noon to 9 p.m. MondaySaturday. For more information or to make reservations, call 261-2585 or visit meredaysbrasseriebayfront.com.Naples Winter Wine Festival names 2016 Honored VintnersNaples Winter Wine Festival has named Paul and Emily Michael, owners of Peter Michael Winery, as the Honored Vintners for the 2016 Naples Winter Wine Festival. They are the son and daughter-in-law of Peter Michael, who started his California winery after participating in a blind tasting of Chateau Montelena at the famous Judgment of Paris, an event that put California wines on the map. We are thrilled to continue our familys support of the Naples Winter Wine Festival, one of the most important festivals in our industry, and to be honored amongst such accomplished and talented peers, Paul Michael says. The 2016 NWWF: Great Expectations, takes place Jan. 28-31 and includes celebrity chef/vintner dinners at private homes throughout Naples and a grand tasting and auction at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. The signature event of the Naples Children & Education Foundation, the festival has raised more than $135 million since it started in 2001. Proceeds help improve the lives of the areas underprivileged and at-risk children. For more information, call (888) 8374919 or visit napleswinefestival.com. MORE CUISINE NEWS, C28 COURTESY PHOTOSThe Green Tea Terrarium dessert at Meredays Brasserie. Paul and Emily Michael of Peter Michael Winery have been named Honored Vintners for the 2016 Naples Winter Wine Festival. BECHTEL
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC28 WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015 YOUR CHOICE OF AN SUMMER MENU 5:30 TO 7:00 P.M. t-michaels.com Enjoy a Great Selection of Steaks and Fresh Fish, plus Soups, Salads, Burgers, Sliders and More4050 Gulf Shore Boulevard North; Take US 41 to Park Shore Every Night Extended Happy Hour 4 to 7 (in Lounge Only)Friday RIB FEST Half Rack $10 Full Rack $19All-You-Can-Eat Friday FISH FRYw/Fries & Coleslaw $19.00Saturday PRIME RIB DINNER $19 STEAK & LOBSTER HOUSE Waterfront Dining at Venetian Village Open Sunday-Thursday from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday from 4 to 10 p.m.Reservations Accepted 239.261.0622 Naples #1 Waterfront Steakhouse SEAFOOD FEST ENDS FRIDAY!All Fresh Fish $25 Snapper, Grouper, Hog Fish, Pumpkin Sword sh & More FRESHEST SEAFOOD IN TOWN CUISINE NEWSInnovative burgers at Tommy Bahama, and a chili cook-off for Harry Chapin BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.comTommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar has introduced a burgers and beer menu that guests can enjoy through mid-August. Rather than stick to simply delicious beef patties, the menu includes the ahi poke burger, which contains ahi tuna, kale, garlic aioli and wasabi-avocado puree, and a Hawaiian pork burger, which features a pork patty, smoked bacon, pineapple-mango chutney and spicy mayo. Whatever burger you bite into, wash it down with a limited-edition beer from local breweries. For more information or a complete list of burgers, visit tommybahama.com. Chili cook-off timeThe Harry Chapin Food Bank has announced the panel of judges for its Great American Chili Cook-Off set for Saturday, July 19, at Pink Shell Beach Resort & Marina on Fort Myers Beach. Evaluating the entries will be Karen Feldman and Stephanie Davis of Florida Weekly; Anne Reed, The News-Press; Andrew Scheinthal and Rob Spicker, WINK News; Krista Fogelsong, ABC-7; Rose ODell King of Rosy Tomorrows Heritage Farm in North Fort Myers; and Dave Martin of Top Chef, Season 1. The contest is limited to 30 teams or individuals. The judges will rate their chili concoctions based on aroma, consistency, color, taste and aftertaste. The public will be admitted at 3 p.m. to taste the entries and vote for the Peoples Choice and Most Unique winning concoctions. Chili aficionados are encouraged to make a $5 donation to the food bank and to bring canned goods and non-perishable foods for the pantry shelves. For more information, visit harrychapinfoodbank.org. Take Note Tarpon Bay Restaurant at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Bonita Springs has brought back its Seafood Treasures prix-fixe, four-course dinner for two. The meal includes a bottle of Michael Mondavi Family wine, ceviche, chefs salad, a fresh catch of the day with cilantro jasmine rice and vegetable with citrus salsa and a dessert of summer berry semifreddo, blueberry lemon curd or fresh berries. Its $75 for two. For more information, call 390-4295 or visit coconutpoint.hyatt.com. DAmico and Sons July special is shrimp fettuccine with saffron cream, roasted tomatoes and asparagus for $21. 4691 Ninth Street N. 430-0955 or damicoandsons.com. Barbatellas $10 white wine flight for July features Attems Pinot Grigio, Ca Bolani Sauvignon Blanc and Hess Shirttail Creek Chardonnay. The $12 red wine flight consists of Quattro Mani Montepulciano, Frescobalbi Nipozzano Chianti RSV and Luce Lucente. If its Wednesday, head to Yabba Island Grill and enjoy 50 percent off any bottle of wine regularly priced from $50 to $100. Dinner service starts at 5:30 p.m. seven days a week. 711 Fifth Ave. S. 262-5787 or gr8food.net. Vom Fass in Mercato has a full schedule of free events showcasing its specialty liquors and epicurean bites: Brunch and Bubbles Sample brunch bites, bubbly cocktails and mocktails. Free. 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 18-19. Irish Whiskey Tasting Sample some Irish whiskey, get a grab bag and take advantage of saviungs on all Irish whiskeys from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 21. Summer Cocktail Tasting Taste and learn how to make some refreshing cocktails to add to your repertoire starting at 6 p.m. Friday, July 24, and Sunday, July 26. For more information, call 513-0103 or visit vomfassnaples.com. Whole Foods has packed this month full of health-oriented culinary events: Health Starts Here The stores healthy eating specialist hosts a weekly cooking class on topics such as raw vegan, sprouts, healthy picnics and healthy sweets. $10. 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday. Appreciate Your Brews Sample a wide variety of beer styles paired with an assortment of cheeses. $5, with proceeds benefitting the Ricky King Foundation. 6 p.m. Friday, July 17. Blind Wine Tasting Sharpen your senses and enhance your appreciation with a blind tasting of summer wines. Registration required. $10. 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 22. Teens & Tweens in the Kitchen Kids ages 6-17 learn about nutrition and basic techniques for making a tasty green smoothie. Free, but registration required. 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 23. Fruit Skewers The Whole Kids Club invites children to make and eat fruit skewers for dipping. $10. 11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 25. 20-Minute Meal for Under $20 The stores demonstration specialist teaches guests a quick and affordable family recipe on the sales floor. Free. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information and the complete schedule of classes and events at Whole Foods Market, call 552-5100 or visit wholefoodsmarket.com. Email food and dining news to Lindsey Nesmith at email@example.com.COURTESY PHOTOTommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar offers a seasonal burger and beer menu through mid-August that includes this traditionally delicious hamburger and not-so-traditional burgers of ahi poke tuna, pork and more.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015 C29 / 2 Off Bottle Wine Wednesday(Bottles under $100)Early DiningDaily 5 6:30pm$26.95 3 CoursesDate Night Sunday nights3 Courses $50 per coupleSUNDAYDat Nigh3-COURSE DINNER $50 per coupleDAILYLunc Specia2 for $14 Pick 2 lunch items $14 per personTHURSDAYHal-Pic Wbn( Bottles under $100 )THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHTSLit MusinThe Incorrigiblesfeaturing, Susie Hulcher DATE NIGHT3 Course Dinner for 2$50Sunday Dinner $4 at four o'clock $5 at five $6 at six $7 at seven $8 at eight $9 at nine $10 at ten$55 Perrier-Jout bottles all day throughout the restaurant.Available in the lounge and bar only! 4-10pm TuesdaysCHAMPAGNE TUESDAYS 239 435 1166 1177 THIRD STREET SOUTH, NAPLES FLORIDA CAMPIELLO.DAMICO.COM 239 213 3357 494 FIFTH AVENUE SOUTH, NAPLES FLORIDA CAFELURCAT.COM2for $12239. 598 0887 MERCATO, NAPLES 9123 STRADA PLACE MASA-RESTAURANT.COMHAPPY HOUR $ 5 Sunday-Thursday 3pm 6pm & 10pm-Close Friday & Saturday 3pm 6pm & 11pm-CloseDAILY LUNCH SPECIAL PICK 2Margaritas House Wine Draft Beers AppetizersFIRST Hearts of Palm Salad / Chicken Quesadilla Romain & Frutas Salad / Chicken Tortilla soup SECOND Steak Tacos / Fish Tacos / Duro Tacos Carnitas Tacos / Chicken Tamalebar only Ave n ue Wine, Beer, Appetizers54PM 6PM & 10PM Close$ HAPPY HOURon th5 ( BAR ONLY ) DAILY2 for $12 LUNCHPick 2 items for 12 dollarsFIRSTCaesar Salad Campiello House Salad / Soup of the DaySECONDMargherita Pizza / Primi Cavatelli Primi Penne / Half Spit Roasted Beef Half SpitRoasted Turkey Breast Panini THE DISH The Dish: Steak Tartare The Price: $14 The Place: The Continental 1205 Third St. S. The Hours: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. SundayWednesday, 11 a.m. to midnight Thursday-Saturday The Details: We had a surprise afternoon sans children and were in the perplexing situation of having unaccounted for time on our hands. Sadly, we had no idea what to do with ourselves we just knew it had to be something so we got into the car and drove until what it was called us. Once we hit Third Street and saw a tumbleweed blow past the car, it was obvious that wed have to hit one of the restaurants we never have the opportunity to visit. Lickity-split, we were seated at The Continentals bar, ordering food that seemed a little fancy for a Saturday afternoon, but we did it anyway. The steak tartare was a nicely refreshing bite, as it was served with a bright and green sauce verte, a raw quail egg and crostini. Given the weather, Im happy we went with something cold AND rich; otherwise, Id be devastated that I passed up the onion soup with bone marrow. One More Thing: I ordered one of the days featured craft cocktail concoctions: The Continental Innovation, with Deaths Door Gin, grapefruit bitters, some fancy Italian stuff called Cocchi Americano Bianco, Carpano Bianco and a frozen globe of ice. It was very ginny and not sweet. I liked it. Gin lovers, order it and rejoice. Gin haters, Applebees called and your Cosmos ready. Go get it. Lindsey Nesmith firstname.lastname@example.org
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC30 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015 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.WERE MAKING A DIFFERENCE AND YOU CAN, TOO!Each year, thousands of Florida students start school without the basic class supplies they need to succeed. At Fifth Third Bank, we want to change that. Join us in providing students with backpacks, pencils, pens, notebooks and other essentials by making a cash or school supply donation. All donations stay local and benet The Salvation Army of Collier County. All Fifth Third Bank nancial centers will be accepting donations during July 13 August 1, 2015. PAST REPASTSHere are some capsule summaries of previous restaurant reviews: Bar Tulia, 462 Fifth Ave. S., Naples; 228-7606 Do you love Chef Vincenzo Bertulias Osteria Tulia? Then you ought to try his second concept: Bar Tulia, a gastropub right next door. Here you can dine on small plates, pizzas, house-made sausage and other items that appeal to the creative chef served in a rustic yet hip atmosphere thats clearly gained a following. Even the drinks are inventive, like the pigalle, a refreshing blend of St. Germain elderflower liqueur, prosecco, soda and lemon; and the Hurricane, with three kinds of rum, passion fruit, bitters, grenadine and lime. Graze your way through the menu as we did: a generous plate of fresh ceviche; grilled octopus on greens and fingerling potatoes; a perfectly rendered pizza with house-made mozzarella and tomato sauce with fresh basil; grilled house sausage atop stewed white beans; deviled eggs with smoked trout roe; and a full-sized entre of salmon with roasted carrots and beets. For dessert: Try the Sicilian waffle with caramelized bananas and maple bourbon almond truffle. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed May 2015 Blueberrys, 3350 Tamiami Trail N., Naples; 430-0700 Looking for a hearty meal that you need not get dressed up or pay dearly for? Check out this welcoming dinerstyle establishment where the friendly service staff delivers large, steaming platters of nicely prepared, down-home food. Breakfast is a big deal here and a meal we found satisfying as did the rest of the capacity crowd on a Sunday morning. While you can order a fruit plate with cottage cheese or a virtuous bowl of oatmeal, thats not what most customers are after. Blueberry pancakes were a good choice, although Id recommend syrup in lieu of the runny blueberry compote served with them. A Santa Fe omelet had a tasty blend of cilantro, tomatoes, onions, jalapenos and Jack cheese within and a touch of salsa on the side. Choose toast or pancakes plus potatoes, grits, sliced tomatoes or fruit to go with your eggs. I liked the plain buttermilk pancake and, once sufficiently butter ed and salted, the grits. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed September 2014 DeRomos Gourmet Market & Restaurant, The Promenade at Bonita Bay, 26811 South Bay Drive, Bonita Springs; 325-3583 The combination of fresh food market and 250-seat restaurant makes DeRomos an attractive destination for foodies and Italo-philes. Skip the so-so fried calamari and zucchini basket and start with a taste of Nonnas Beefy Meatballs, which strike a delicate balance between dense and light and are tucked into a luscious pool of Sunday gravy with dollops of remarkably creamy housemade ricotta. The house-made pastas are a must-have. Our intensely flavored Cavatelli DeRomo consisted of tender rolled tubes of pasta tossed with sauted broccoli rabe, sweet Italian sausage made in-house and chewy sundried tomatoes. The Vitello Schantinella took a similar approach, combining three proteins tied together with a basil-scented golden sherry cream sauce: tender veal medallions, sliced thickly, browned lightly, yet still pink and juicy within, and jumbo shrimp and plump sea scallops so perfectly done they were barely cooked-through. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed December 2014 FUSE Global Cuisine, 2500 Tamiami Trail N., Naples; 456-4585 Fried duck mac and cheese, hog wings (braised pork fore shanks fried and tossed with chili garlic sauce, sesame seeds and green onions), golden beet salad with bucheron cheese and micro greens are but a few of the ways to start off a meal at this intriguing spot run by chef/owner Greg Scarlatos (formerly of Angelinas) and his fiance/business partner Monica Czechowska. Entree options offer similarly imaginative but not over-the-top combinations, such as Colorado lamb chops with tart cherry glaze and Stilton potato hash garnished with crisp Brussels sprouts or cobia and wild mushroom with huckleberry gastrique. Guava bread pudding with fresh strawberries made a fine end to the meal. Service was gracious, the ambience soothing. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed December 2013 Trattoria Abruzzo, Pavilion Shopping Center, 835 Vanderbilt Beach Road, North Naples; 596-8010 The Laccetti family has developed a loyal following even though this popular dining spot sits well back from the street on the Vanderbilt Beach Road side of the Pavilion Shopping Center. Youll find some surprises on the menu, like the Calamari Adriatico (squid sauted with artichoke hearts, kalamata olives and cherry tomatoes) and housemade Agnolotti Nonno Paolo (large tender half-moons of ravioli stuffed with Parmigiano and fontina cheese topped with porcini mushrooms and a hint of truffle oil). Snapper Livornese consisted of a good-sized fillet topped with kalamatas, capers and anchovies in a light marinara sauce and the Pollo Ortolona was an impressive plate of boneless chicken breast with shiitake mushrooms, herbs, garlic and demi-glace with grand-reserve balsamic and a load of fresh arugula. We finished by sharing a lovely lemon tart just as a singer began serenading the crowd with Italian classics. Service was friendly but could have been smoother when it came to the flow of courses. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed August 2014 Key to ratings Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JULY 16-22, 2015 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C31 CUISINEMake your next trip to the beach a picnic to rememberFancy an elegant beach picnic? Hanging out in the sand and the sun means packing food that is easily transportable, heat resistant and requires little handling. Rather than grabbing a cooler and filling it with cut fruit and a dozen bottles of water, try these tips to kick it up a notch with something more dignified. 1. Cheese Believe it or not, cheese can actually be a tasty and easy component of a beachside lunch. Just be sure to grab something that is enhanced when warmed, like camembert, or something gooey that wont get oily when it heats up. Cheddar, delicious and accessible as it is, will just get gross. 2. Canned champagne It sounds counterintuitive, but the Sofia Mini of Francis Ford Coppola Winery Sofia Blanc de Blancs is actually quite delicious and fizzes with floral and melon notes. It comes with a small straw for dainty sipping and will keep glass containers off the beach like nature intended. Pick some up at World Market or any number of local wine shops. $5 each. Francisfordcoppolawinery.com. 3. Pretty packaging Dont heave your fancy haul around in a cooler from a local box store. Thats fine when youre accommodating the Goldfishand-juice-box crowd, but were going for style on this outing. What about one of these super cute baskets woven in the Bolgatanga region of Ghana? $48. Thelittlemarket.com. 4. Preferred seating Avoid the frustration of a wayward towel by snagging a beach blanket built to withstand the inconveniences of beachside dining. L.L. Beans Grand Trunk Parasheet is made out of nylon parachute silk, meaning it stays cool and sand slides right off. It can also be staked at the corners or filled with sand to keep it from blowing away. $39.95. llbean.com. 5. Pre-packaged treats If organizing your own meal doesnt appeal to you, Wynns Market, Naples longstanding go-to for delicious nibbles, has a variety of options that will add convenience and elegance to your picnic. Heres a short list of beachand boatready meals the store offers: Grilled flatbread with roasted beef tenderloin, arugula, bleu cheese with balsamic drizzle, crostini and Italian imported cheese. Grilled ahi tuna salad with mixed greens, grilled tuna, sliced tri-color peppers, cucumbers with Asian vinaigrette. Mediterranean box with hummus, pita bread, Kalamata olives, feta spread, grilled vegetables and tabouli. Antipasto box with prosciutto, genoa salami, sweet capicola, olives, provolone stuffed peppers. Artisan sandwich slider box for two offers a choice of four sliders: caprese with local tomatoes, basil and fresh mozzarella with balsamic glaze; grilled chicken pesto with provolone, roasted tomatoes and mixed greens; ham and brie with fig spread; or Italian with prosciutto, g enoa salami, roasted peppers, provolone and tapanade. The meal comes with two salads and a choice of brownie or lemon square. Wynns requires ordering 24 hours in advance. Sandwiches are $8.99, snack boxes are $18.99 and the sandwich box for two costs $19.99. To place an order, call 261-7157. 6. The right hot spot Downtown Naples has a great stretch of beach access points to choose from, but may we suggest planning your picnic for the evening? The heat is less intense, the daytime crowd has retreated and you can pair a summer sunset with your food. For a great spot, try Lely Barefoot Beach in Bonita Springs or one of the more remote access points south of the Naples pier. Now that weve provided you with dining options, remember to pack a few items for ambience. Portable speakers, a board game or badminton and lighting will go a long way to ensuring that your picnic is easy, fun and memorable. Remember, the whole point of a picnic is that its a casual, easy and fun way to enjoy the great outdoors but that doesnt mean it cant be sophisticated as well. Email food and restaurant news to email@example.com.BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.com Market basket, $48. thelittlemarket.com. The roast beef flatbread from Wynns Market. The Mediterranean snack box from Wynns Market. The caprese artisan sandwich box for two L.L. Bean Grand Trunk Parasheet, $39.95. llbean.com.
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