www.FloridaWeekly.com PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Vol. VIII, No. 6 FREEWEEK OF NOV. 26-DEC. 2, 2015 Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store. OPINION A4 PROFILE IN PARADISE A6 NEWS OF THE WEIRD A16 VETERANS DAY PHOTOS A20 ON THE MOVE B3 BUSINESS MEETINGS B5 NETWORKING B6-8 OPEN HOUSE MAP B18 BOOK REVIEW C5 FILM REVIEW C15 CLUB NOTES C22-23 SAVE THE DATE C25-28 INSIDE BY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ oridaweekly.com WHAT IF YOU NEVER HAD TO WRESTLE YOUR WAY TO STYLISH LIVING or eating again? Out to the restaurants, stores or malls? Into the packed parking lots? Down the crowded isles of picked-over fashions or hastily cleared tables or groceries everyone on the planet seems to be looking for at the same time you are then back out onto a log-jammed busy boulevard on a weekday evening or a Saturday morning? And all that suffering just because you wanted a decent Its time again for kids to talk turkey with Florida Weekly. This year we visited Osceola Elementary School to find out just how much some youngsters know about Thanksgiving. We adults think its a pretty straightforward holiday: We display our gratitude with a gross display of poultry-led gluttony, some holiday football and a tryptophan overdose after dinner. Kids, however, get some pretty funny ideas about a holiday that actually has very little to do with them. Keep reading and youll learn about Amazonian turkeys, practically instantaneous turkeys, Kids say the darndest things in anticipation of ThanksgivingBY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.com SEE TURKEY, A22 SEE SHOPPING, A8 easyshopping madeNowadays you barely have to lift a finger to get whatever you want Online services designed to reduce the hassle of buying everything from jewelery to snacks to clothes are catching on. You pick your own day and time, so its very flexible. Tricia Sommers, SHIPT employeePHOTOGRAPHY BY VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLY; COURTESY OF BIRCHBOX, GRAZE, TRUNK CLUB, INSTACART AND BOMBFELL Art openingChecking out The von Liebig, and more to-dos around town. C29-31 Kathleen MadiganStand-up superhero headed our way. C1 Before the feastHealthy tips for early in the day on Thanksgiving. A24 Back to workCompany trains veterans for jobs after battle. B1
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA2 NEWS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 matterbrothersfurniture.com Monday Saturday 10am-6pm Sunday 12pm-5pmNaples, Ft. Myers, Sarasota, Tarpon Springs and Pinellas Park SET THE TABLE FOR THE HOLIDAYS COMMENTARYThanks, but no thanksThanksgiving is about as close to a New England fall as we are ever going to get. A prelude to the holiday of falling leaves, killing frosts and a winter harvest are unfamiliar in South Florida, but we try hard to make up for it. What a pumpkin-scented candle cannot accomplish, we achieve by accessorizing. The holiday in many households is thus exactly as Hallmark imagines it for us. Our Thanksgiving fete and culinary journey began in 1621 when the pilgrims celebrated the first harvest in the New World. They invited their Native American neighbors to join them. Our national practice of the holiday mirrors these origins, but we often detour from the well-worn pilgrims path. We improvise, creating rituals wholly our own, originating in and out of the diverse cultural traditions from which we sprang as immigrants. Only the holidays historical narrative remains comparatively bland. It includes an imaginary Instagram of the genesis of this special day. It captures the moment when the pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock, a snapshot of a small group of men and women, their earnest faces etched with the harrows of the journey. Their eyes are uplifted to heaven, expressing relief and gratitude to God for their safe arrival. We anticipate their task to launch the establishment of a colony in an alien landscape fraught with unknowns. The colony they create is destined to become a milestone in the founding of the United States of America. Their gratitude at that moment becomes our own, and we, too, are full of thanksgiving. It is late in our education when we get the rest of the story, if we get it at all. This is the darker side of the history rarely mentioned in polite company and seldom part of the Thanksgiving story. Colonizers have a historical reputation for bad behaviors as guests in the places they choose to occupy. You might compare the absence of their social and cultural graces to an adult child who announces at the holiday table what he or she really thinks about their Dads new wife, or a drunken uncle who downs a Mason jar full of Makers Mark as an aperitif. It just goes downhill from there. The pilgrims arrival in the New World was the beginning of an era that historians call the period of colonization in America. The newcomers typically introduced carnage and mayhem among the people indigenous to the places invaded, and then ruled them through political oppression. The wholesale appropriation of land and natural resources proceeded. The colonizers executed the plunder of commonwealth with astonishing efficiency. Its beneficiaries rarely included those exploited to achieve its objectives. Colonizers are, by nature, a covetous lot. Their mission assumes displacement of those who have a legitimate claim to the geography they occupy and the natural resources they share. Florida attracted colonizers as flowers attract bees. Their invasions occurred periodically, mercenaries seeking religious tolerance but also riches to exploit, extending the power and reach of their sovereignties over new domains. Those laying claim to our tropical paradise included Spain, France, Great Britain, the Confederacy and the U.S.A. The Confederacys inclusion in this league of nations is rather a stretch. Though historically correct, the substance of its admission to this otherwise exclusive club was a gesture of appeasement to southern pride. The state Legislature recently made an overdue adjustment to this gratuity by removing the Stars and Bars from the state seal and its display by state government on public grounds. The spot vacated by the Confederacy is now empty. I propose we add another flag in its place. It would signify the arrival of a new era, the colonization and exploitation by corporations of Floridas land, water and public resources. Like Floridas former majesties, Gov. Scotts expansionist philosophy invites a bold grab by mercenaries of contested terrain. His purpose is to unleash a new era of unfettered growth and development, over the objections of ordinary Floridians. The flag symbolic of the governors ambitions might look like this: a giant dollar sign displayed against a background of corporate logos. Each logo represents the special interests that receive boatloads of public subsidy paid for by you and me. The gifts are the modern equivalent of the land grants made by monarchs to incentivize colonization and appropriation of new territory. It is no longer so complicated. Modern despots just rob the public till and write checks to companies to subsidize their bottom line corporate welfare, in other words. The latest giveaway the governor proposes is a $1 billion tax cut to benefit big business. If the state Legislature approves, it will be at the expense and continued neglect of the needs of our state and its residents. Monetize our state parks? Sure. We cannot afford them. There are no pilgrims in this picture, just Floridians being colonized and losing their state to corporate interests intending to exploit this New World for all that its worth. Leslie Lilly is a native Floridian. Her professional career spans more than 25 years leading major philanthropic institutions in the South and Appalachia. She resides with her family and pugs in Jupiter. Email her at llilly@ 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 After Paris, empty symbolismThe instant online symbol of global support for Paris after last weeks attacks was a roughly rendered peace symbol with an Eiffel Tower in the middle of it. The French designer Jean Jullien sketched it as soon as he heard the news of the atrocity. He called it Peace for Paris, and it immediately became a sensation on social media. Its success is a sign of the times. We have become experts at treacly online mourning. We take grotesque atrocities and launder them into trite symbols and slogans that are usually self-congratulatory and, of course, wholly ineffectual. The 19th-century author William Dean Howells once said, Yes, what the American public wants is a tragedy with a happy ending. On social media, the happy ending is the widely shared and tweeted image or hashtag. After the slaughter at the offices of the satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo earlier this year, it was Je suis Charlie, or I am Charlie. It was a well-intentioned expression of solidarity, so long as you overlooked the absurd presumption of it. You are Charlie? Oh, OK. Then draw a sketch of Muhammad and post it online. Better yet, do it over and over again, until you get constant threats and your office is firebombed, just as a warmup. No, you arent Charlie (for that matter, Charlie isnt even Charlie anymore its given up on mocking Islam for understandable safety reasons). The Peace for Paris image is simple and emotive, if inapt. Paris doesnt need to give peace a chance. It doesnt need to make love, not war. It doesnt need to be more understanding or more hopeful. It needs to be better protected by all those unsentimental means that have been neglected in recent years, or overwhelmed by the growing threat of ISIS. Paris and more broadly France and the West needs more surveillance of suspected terrorists and police raids; a more restrictive immigration policy that doesnt create large, unassimilated Muslim populations, or welcome terrorists as refugees; and a serious, multilayered campaign to destroy ISIS and deny it the safe havens from which it recruits and trains, and plots against the West. If someone can come up with a catchy symbol for that, Ill embrace it (although La Marseillaise isnt so bad: To arms citizens/Form your battalions/March, march). Meanwhile, spare me the #PrayforParis hashtag. Forgive me if Im unmoved by lighting up world landmarks in red, white and blue, or your putting a tricolor filter on your Facebook profile picture. And please dont tell me, in the words of the designer Jean Jullien, that in all this horror theres something positive that people are coming together in a sense of unity and peace. Nothing positive comes from innocents getting shot down in cold blood for the offense of going to a concert on a Friday night. If there arent going to be more and worse attacks in our cities, the path ahead wont be one of unity and peace. It will be the hard, thankless work of protecting civilization from its enemies. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. OPINION e o t y o s rich LOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly Floridas dodgy death system needs immediate reformRick Scott, our ferociously inept governor, is not good for much, but when it comes to executing people hes top notch. And he has the numbers to prove it. On Oct. 29, Jerry Correll, a convicted murderer, received his lethal injection at Florida State Prison. He was the 22nd person to be put to death on Mr. Scotts watch, which is a record for a Florida governor since the death penalty was reinstituted in 1979. The runner-up in this ghoulish competition is Jeb Bush, who had 21 executions during his two terms (1999-2007). The manner in which Florida sentences someone to death and then carries out that punishment is a disaster. The state has a long, tortured history of sending innocents to Death Row and botching executions in extraordinarily gruesome ways. A host of interested parties from the American Bar Association to legal scholars to advocates for human rights to the Florida Supreme Court has called on the state, repeatedly, to undertake fundamental reforms to its capital system. Embarrassingly, Amnesty International last year identified Florida (along with Iran and North Korea) as a major concern when it comes to the administration of the death penalty. The legislature and Mr. Scott, though, continue to brush aside even modest pleas for change, choosing instead to pander to the states hardcore law-and-order crowd, which exhibits an unseemly blood lust. In 2006, the American Bar Association, which takes no position on capital punishment per se, issued a blistering report on Floridas capital practices. The ABA concluded that the state needed to improve the fairness and accuracy in the death penalty system. The study noted, among many things, that while it takes a unanimous vote to convict someone of a crime, Florida juries can recommend a death sentence based on a mere majority (7-5) vote. This bizarre legal quirk means that it is more difficult to convict a defendant of even trifling offenses (such as shoplifting, for example) than it is to recommend death. Floridas dysfunctional capital system was on full display last month during arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court. The justices are considering the case of Timothy Lee Hurst, who seeks to overturn the death sentence he received for a murder committed during the robbery of a fast-food restaurant in Pensacola in 1998. The jury voted 7-5 for his execution. In Florida, jurors weigh aggravating and mitigating circumstances when they decide whether to recommend a death sentence to the trial judge, who makes the final decision. The Hurst jury did not make clear to the judge what aggravating factors led to their decision nor were they compelled by state law to do so. Thus, the judge in Mr. Hursts case and others like it had no insight into why the jury sought the ultimate penalty. Florida judges are bound to consider a jurys recommendation, but they are not obliged to accept it. Mr. Hursts attorneys contend that this bit of legal voodoo coupled with the mere-majority standard violate their clients constitutional rights under the Sixth and Eighth Amendments. Much of their case rests on a 2002 ruling by the Supreme Court (Ring v. Arizona) in which it was held that juries, not judges, should levy death sentences. Floridas juries play only an advisory role, lawyers for Mr. Hurst pointed out in a brief filed last May. The jury recommends a sentence of life or death based on its assessment of aggravating and mitigating circumstances, but that recommendation has no binding effect. Moreover, the jury renders its advisory verdict under procedures that degrade the integrity of the jurys function. Unanimity, and the deliberation often needed to achieve it, is not necessary; only a bare majority vote is required to recommend a death sentence. Mr. Hursts position is supported by a friend-of-the-court brief filed by three former justices of the Florida Supreme Court who sounded a chilling note when they wrote that there is an unacceptable risk that Florida death sentences are erroneously imposed. The prevailing mood in Florida these days seems to be that if a handful of inmates who are invariably poor and powerless is sentenced to death in a careless or haphazard fashion, well, thats just the way it goes. This stands on its head the long-held notion that executing someone not deserving of that fate is the most grievous error a state can make. The legislature and Mr. Scott, who preposterously is mentioned as a possible Republican vice presidential candidate in 2016, should be shamed by their outright refusal to address the gross shortcomings in the states capital system; regrettably, they are not. Equally distressing is that the Floridians who elected these stone-hearted lawmakers apparently dont give a damn, either.
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Today, TIF thrives under the deft leadership of Steven Kissinger, who was appointed executive director earlier this year after serving as CFO of the Childrens Advocacy Center of Collier County for 15 years. Steven likes the fact that TIF changes and improves lives through education and empowerment. We are not offering handouts or charity, he says. The students we serve work for and earn the right to be a part of our programs. They want to better their lives with the opportunities we present. Prior to joining the Childrens Advocacy Center, Steven was a corporate accountant for the NCH Healthcare System. Beginning with his affiliation with NCH, he handled the accounting and grant administration for the Marion Feather Clinic in Immokalee and became interested in the operation of human service organizations as well as the administration and processes of grant administration. It was a natural and compelling transition to the Childrens Advocacy Center, whose mission is to improve the lives of Collier Countys abused children. Steven and his older brother, Robert, were raised in St. Louis, Mo., but moved to the Paradise Coast 30 years ago. Robert is now married and lives in Bradenton. Steven attended public schools but transferred in his sophomore year to St. John Neumann High School in Naples, where he graduated in 1991. His favorite subject was history, and he participated in student government activities, the debate team and varsity tennis. He attended the University of Florida and ultimately graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a bachelors degree in accounting. A 2005 alumnus of the Leadership Collier, he serves as chair of the current Leadership Collier class and is board chair of the Bonita Springs Assistance Office, a member and board member of the Northside Naples Kiwanis Club and a member of the Bonita Springs Zoning Board. He also serves on the organizing committee of the Farm City BBQ, the annual day-before-Thanksgiving feast that unites Collier Countys business and agricultural communities. Something your mother was always right about: Most things, as it turns out. As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? An attorney. First job: I was a busboy at a Mexican restaurant called Kiscos. Advice for young people today: Cherish and work hard at your education. It is something that cannot be taken away. Guilty pleasures: Fantasy Football. More recent vacation: We visited Italy this past summer. One thing on your bucket list: To go on an African photographic safari. Skill or talent you wish you had: Id love to be able to play a musical instrument. What makes you laugh? Life itself is pretty funny, if you can take a step back from it. Last book you read: The Wright Brothers by David McCullough. Something youll never understand: Hate. Pet peeve: Rudeness. What are you most proud of? My wife, Stephanie. She always has a positive attitude in spite of adverse circumstances What the Paradise Coast really needs: More local restaurants. They are dwindling. Favorite thing about the Paradise Coast: We have the best beaches in the country. What do you miss about the Paradise Coast when you go away? The area itself. This is a great place to come home to. Talking points with Steven Kissinger w t n a h H bobHARDENbobharden@hotmail.cxom Immokalee Middle School students already are thinking ahead to success in their careers as adults thanks to The Immokalee Foundations Career Development program, only one of the many effective programs funded by the recent TIF Charity Classic Pro-Am and Charity Classic Celebration. At the scramblestyle golf tournament earlier this month, amateur golfers played at Bay Colony Golf Club with many of the sports top professionals. The amateurs then joined hundreds of Naples most caring philanthropists at the Charity Classic Celebration, featuring a gourmet dinner and auction at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. Philanthropists who participate in these and similar events are helping students such as Aida Garcia, an eighth-grader who is in her second year of the after-school career preparatory program. She and 65 other middle school students are looking forward to brighter futures because of the supplementary education offered through TIFs programs. Aida is 13 and already knows she wants a different kind of life than the difficult one her parents have working in the agricultural fields of TIF points area students toward careers SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________SEE TIF, A18
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA8 NEWS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 meal or a new outfit, or maybe a basketful of groceries or a special perfume? For many busy people that might not be the seventh circle, but it comes close, part of the energy-sucking, time-wasting model of acquisition established in the 20th century. Especially this time of year, all that might force you to question your sanity and your values. But theres an option now catching on in large numbers, it seems. What if, instead, you had your own stylist, or your own shopper at the instant beck and call of you and your smartphone or a tablet? Youd have to be rich, right? Well no, not any more. A host of boutique subscription businesses relying on quickly downloaded apps and staffed by usually faceless professionals who get to know your tastes and styles in clothing or food or beauty products are now taking care of all of this for you with tremendous efficiency and for prices that, if not basement-bargain cheap, might be attractive enough to make you try a subscription. Stitch Fix, Trunk Club, Birchbox (beauty products), BarkBox (for dogs), FabFitFun, Naturebox, Instacart, UberEATS, Amazon Prime, Shipt (groceries from Publix). Blue Apron, Bombfell, Le Tote, Culinary Twisted (a Naples start-up for foodies) these are just some of the services designed to simplify shopping. In most cases, just add a dot.com and youre good to go. Dont forget your credit card. At first glance, it seems almost impossible either that or too good to be true. In the case of clothing, for example, you pay a modest subscription fee, say monthly or just periodically, whenever you order; a box arrives at your door packed with wardrobe items you can either keep or mail back at no cost after trying them out for a few days; and your wardrobe remains vibrant and in touch with contemporary styles all without you ever having to return to your car two hours later clutching a hard-won new dress only to discover a dent in the door. Clothing and beautyI think I saw it on Facebook where I get all my important information and I was very skeptical, says Caryn Clark, a voice-over actress with a perceptive sense of humor about trends, fashions and news who delights in Stitch Fix and uses it to her advantage. You pay a $20 styling fee, and they select five pieces for you on a regular basis. If you keep all five, you get $20 back and a 25 percent discount, she explains. If you dont, you just ship back (for free) what you dont want. And if you dont like the service you can cancel at any time at no cost. Other companies Trunk Fit, for example, which is growing in popularity with the mens market use a similar approach. Mens clothes may be more expensive than womens in these services, Ms. Clark warns, perhaps because men tend not to buy as many clothes or as often, she theorizes. And indeed, a look at trunkfit.com showed boxes of 12 or more items ranging in price from about $160 up, per item (trousers and shirts, mostly). But before you acquire anything, says Ms. Clark, you fill out a profile describing your height, weight, sizes and based on photos they send you tastes. You tell them where you feel fatter like, I might wear a small shirt, but I know my arms are bigger than the usual girls. I sort of told them that. How you prefer your clothes to fit, what you wear in pants, skirts and shirts what kinds of jeans you like, your shoe sizes, how you characterize your portions. So like, if youre narrow or bigger in your arms, legs or torsos, you tell them. This is confidential, of course shes your stylist, not your interrogator. Then they say, What do you think of these pictures? Thats when you start making choices that might inform or affect your future. You can choose one of the following: love it, like it, dont really like it, or, you know, hate it! And they do that with a variety of styles, says Ms. Clark. One would be bohemian, one romantic, one edgy, one classic, one probably glam and they ask your occupation, and if youre a mom, and how often you dress for the following locations: business casual work (not me, I work from home); cocktail (rarely), date night/night out to laid-back casual (me most of the time). Lindsey Nesmith, a mom and a Naplesbased Florida Weekly writer, began her subscription services experience at Birchbox.com (beauty products). I did Birchbox for about a year, and it was pretty cool, she says. That subscription is $10 a month, and they send five or six beauty samples. Nancy Newman, in North Palm Beach, uses Birchbox as well. When you sign up, you give them an idea of what you like to have, whether mascaras or colognes or lotions and they build the box in samples along those lines, she explains. The thing that surprised me and it shouldnt have is that these are sample sizes and relatively small. But I havent used up anything. And if you like something, you can turn around and buy that product in larger sizes on-line, through Birchbox. Is she saving money? Its hard to say, Ms. Newman concludes. I get it just for fun. Its like getting a little present for yourself each month. Or a big present, in the case of Stitch Fix. After Birchbox, Lindsey Nesmith tried the clothing-company subscription, suspended it (you can stop a subscription at any time with no penalty fee), then jumped back in, again, when it really mattered. It was cool when I came back to work after staying home with the kids for a few years, being sloppy, she explains. Because then it was time to shop. Again. I hate shopping, she admits. But I needed to look presentable and avoid the work that went into it. Not having to take a Saturday and go and buy pants is totally worth the $20 fee to me. So she worked with a stylist and watched the service become sophisticated. My experience with Stitch Fix is that as they got a better idea of the things I was keeping, they sent me better ideas. There is a learning curve for the stylist, and if it takes awhile that $20 might not feel like a deal. There are other questions, too questions that tiptoe along the edge of personality to make a stylist more sophisticated in choices for a shopper. But after all, sometimes style is personality. What do you like to flaunt or what do you want to keep covered? They give you choices (of course): I love showing it off; sometimes Ill flaunt it; only for special occasions; or, less is more, keep it covered: the arms, back, cleavage, rear legs. Lest you think this is all about women, Ms. Clark offers another observation, too. The mens clothes seem more for the metro-sexual guy. There was nothing there my boyfriend would be interested in. But her boyfriend, Thomas Flynn, was interested in what she wore. I filled out the profile myself, Ms. SHOPPINGFrom page 1 COURTESY PHOTOSMatthew Berman runs Culinary Twisted, a Naples-based food delivery service. Thomas Flynn and Caryn Clark An outfit Caryn Clark got from Stitch Fix Stich Fix ships clothes right to your door. You ship back whatever you dont like. NESMITH
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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. Clark recalls, and I was getting some cool stuff, and Id try something on, and he was like, I dont like it. So he went and filled out my profile again. He changed things around. He changed the styles. There were certain things I said maybe I would wear, and he said, No. So we decided, lets up the game. And he upped the price point, too. (Price point, as they say, is how much youre willing to spend. You can tell the company, and they wont go over your budget, they promise.) He changed things like what I like to flaunt Do I want things to fit tighter in certain areas? So I got the fix and I had a lot of fun. Last time I spent $220, though, so I cancelled my next fix. Some of my friends might keep all five pieces, even if they dont like them, get the discount, and sell the pieces they dont like. No wonder thats just good business. This is America, after all. We do entrepreneurs better than anybody. We do food pretty well these days, too.Food for style or necessityRand Hoch, a nationally known labor mediation attorney and leader of the Palm Beach County Human Rights Council, is sold on Blue Apron, billed as a better way to cook: fresh ingredients, great recipes, delivered weekly to your door. They arent kidding: the company invites its patrons to meet the businesses or farmers they use, outfits that come equipped with names like Ancient Organics (ghee made in Berkeley, Calif.) or Greenpoint Trading Company (spices from Brooklyn). Its idiot proof, says Mr. Hoch, who loves to spend some time in the kitchen of his condo cooking and to increase his culinary repertoire and knowledge, but not to increase the time he spends in the aisles of grocery stores. They send you whatever you need if its two scallions or a teaspoon of butter for a recipe? Thats what you get. Along with a recipe card and very specific instructions. Completely fresh, delivered right to your door. One box has everything, and its very well packed with ice and a thermal blanket. I live in a condo so theres nobody at a front desk. So if Im not there, thats not a problem. The company offers different meal plans and different price ranges: in Mr. Hochs case that means one box per week containing three meals for two, for $59.95. Food and recipes provided in weekly shipments are never repeated in a given year, the company says, and for Mr. Hoch that means six meals a week. Im picking up some little things to do, too, he adds. I use a lot of lemon zest now, and I like green apples and I can make a green apple salad. Im picky about green vegetables, always have been, but now Im trying vegetables again I havent had in 60 years. But some adjustment was required for Mr. Hoch, too. At first I was basically eating for two and I gained a lot of weight that didnt work very well. But now Im inviting over friends. Were socializing, cooking and eating together. So now its a social event, and I have people lined up for next week. A local version of specialty food deliveries ordered online is Culinary Twist, which just started in Naples and serves the southwest coast north to Fort Myers. Our menus change every two weeks, and it never gets boring, says Matt Burman, co-owner with his brother, Seth Burman, both of Culinary Twisted and Noodles Italian Caf and Sushi Bar. Its fresh and healthy, gluten-free, we have eight other meals in addition to our flagship salad-in-a-jar (with dressing included in its own container), and there are six to eight ounces of protein in each meal. More expensive than food from Blue Apron, Culinary Twists meals come fully prepared. We do a lean pork loin, we have a prime rib this week, chicken and turkey breast, we do tuna, and we always have a vegetarian meal we use vegan cheese, Mr. Burman says. Were doing mahi and salmon this week, a mahi taco with shrimp with pineapple and coconut slaw, and the salmon with gluten-free teriyaki soy marinade, and brown rice.Variation on a traditional themeFor those stay-at-homes who are more prosaic, perhaps or more independent, preferring deliveries of food that leave it all to their own imaginations and skills the new online ordering firm Shipt arrived in Naples and Fort Myers last week, and with quite a splash. Unlike the traditional grocery delivery firms, the company hires about 300 shoppers in a market such as the southwest coast. Customers place their orders using an app on their phones or computers. Shoppers then pick up orders and deliver groceries often within a few hours, if required, says Anne Adams, a company spokeswoman based in Alabama. From Orlando and Tampa south through all of South Florida we have tons of demand, she says. Our shoppers are independent contractors and they pick their own schedules. They get paid a percentage of each order, plus $5 per order, and we recently added a tipping feature to our app. Customer pay slightly more than they would if they shopped in a Publix market themselves. Our customers pay a monthly or a yearly membership fee, and then they an average of $5 per $35 order, she says. The subscription fee costs $14 a month or $99 a year for free delivery of orders over $35. For Tricia Sommers, a trained nurse with two children who arrived in the Naples area from Utah last February after her husband was accepted into a graduate nursing program here, the new service was a chance to get work, not groceries. Shes is now an official shopper, picking her own schedule. Last week, after she took an order online, hustled to the Publix at The Shoppes of Pebblebrooke and picked up more than $200 worth of groceries for an elderly customer, she paused to reflect on the experience. You pick your own day and time, so its very flexible, and Im a mom with two kids and a husband in grad school, so that works. For both consumers and workers, it turns out, convenience and flexibility define the new, 21st-century shopping experience. COURTESY PHOTOBarkBox offers doggie treat deliveries.
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Set the par ty aglow with help from the Wilson Lighting Showroom.HOLIDAY PARTY RECIPE.SINCE 1975 Barron and Dana Collier, supporters of Florida Gulf Coast University for two decades, have pledged $4 million to support scholarships for Collier County students. The gift was announced at the 2015 Presidents Scholarship Luncheon earlier this month. Mr. Collier said he and his wife were motivated to make the gift because we wanted to give back to Collier County for being so great to us. We watched the creation of this new university and have seen what went into it We need to look at the next generation to be tomorrows leaders of business. We need to be investing in the best education possible for them. We feel blessed to be able to give back in this way and hope others will be motivated to give as well. The Colliers first endowed a scholarship fund in 1995, two years before FGCU opened its doors. Since then their daughter has attended and graduated from the university. We were impressed by how personable the faculty and staff members were and how the professors really get to know their students, Mr. Collier said. In accepting the gift, FGCU President Wilson Bradshaw said, Not many people have been connected to the university for as long as your family has. We are deeply grateful for your longstanding generosity, which will help Collier County students obtain the education they need to be successful. The Dana and Barron Collier III Scholarship Endowed Fund awards scholarships to deserving students from Collier County. The recent gift comes in the form of a $4 million life insurance policy. Barron Collier III was named for his grandfather, an advertising magnate and entrepreneur who founded the company that still bears his name. Collier III, who goes by Barry, serves as the chairman of the board of the Barron Collier Companies, which owns significant amounts of land in Collier County, as well as interests in real estate, mineral management and agriculture. For more information about the scholarship fund, call Chris Simoneau, vice president for university advancement at FGCU, at 590-1067. The Community Foundation of Collier County distributed $2,032,793 in grants to 167 organizations between July 1 and Sept. 30 this year. Grants awarded for the foundations previous fiscal year from July 1 through June 30, 2015 exceeded $10.3 million. These dollars fuel programs that meet local challenges and improve the quality of life in our region, Eileen Connolly-Keesler, foundation president, says. We track the vital signs and we know how pressing the needs are in terms of homelessness, hunger, health care, the arts, the environment and issues facing women and girls in Collier County. More than $800,000 of the firstquarter grant total came from the foundations donor advised fund, which allow donors to participate in the funding process by suggesting grant recipients. Grants can be made to anywhere in the U.S., however 64 percent of this donor advised grant total was directed locally to Collier County agencies, including the Boys & Girls Club of Collier County, The Shelter for Abused Women & Children, Conservancy of Southwest Florida and David Lawrence Foundation for Mental Health. Heres how the grant distribution breaks down by category: Art: $102,942; community impact, $63,623; education, $814,087; environment, $240,573; health, $273,454; human services, $393,329; foreign affairs, $48,857; religion, $96,028. Donor advisors can also name successor advisors to continue grant-making after they pass away. Jim and Jeanne McTague established their donor advised fund knowing they wanted to support the many nonprofit causes dear to their hearts. When Jeanne died in 2000, Jim continued with their charitable plans with the future in mind. In thinking about a succession plan, his wish was to share the value of giving back with his children and grandchildren. He worked with the foundation to divide his fund into separate funds for his four daughters and their families. Jim hopes that his legacy will be that his family will experience and share in the same rewards of charitable giving that Jeanne and he shared in their lifetime. About the foundationEstablished in 1985 to increase and focus private philanthropy in the area, today the Community Foundation of Collier County manages more than 510 funds, collaborates with more than 400 nonprofits, holds more than $106 million in assets and has distributed more than $88 million in grants to nonprofit organizations and community programs. Learn more at cfcollier.org. Colliers pledge $4 million for FGCU scholarships Foundation grants assist in all areas of local need COURTESY PHOTODana and Barron Collier III
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA20 NEWS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 SALUTING VETERANS ON THEIR DAYCommunity School of Naples honors those who servedCOURTESY PHOTOS 12 6 5 7 3 41. Barry Keleher and Cooper Chur 2. Abby Ciabaton and Don Shreve 3. Elly Beshears, Steve Chando and Ethan Gable 4. Ashley Cruz, front, with Nita Doepke and Fred Doepke 5. Jeff Cresswell, Izabella Leonardi, Isabella Korunda and Siena Smith 6. Alaina Bellamy, David Marcozzi and Calista Honick 7. Christian Askar, Ray Ridnel and Jamie Trope GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE The annual Gobble Gobble 4-Miler to benefit St. Matthews House sets out at 7 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 26, at The Village on Venetian Bay and will feature four events: the 1-mile walk/ run, the competitive chip-timed run, a 4-mile walk/run and a childrens dash. For more information or to register, visit gobblegobblefourmiler.com. Gulf Coast Runners hosts its third annual Thanksgiving 5K starting at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 26, at Cambier Park. The route winds through downtown Naples and proceeds benefit St. Matthews House. Registration is $15-$40. For more information, call 404-7007 or visit gcrunner.org. Fit & Fuel Caf hosts the annual Iron Joe Turkey Ride on Sunday morning, Nov. 29. The event features a 62-mile, 32-mile, and 14-mile bike ride departing from the caf on Vanderbilt Beach Road. Lunch from Moes Southwest Grill, live music, raffles and more follow the ride. Proceeds benefit the Naples Pathways Coalition. Registration is $40-$50. For more information or to register, call 7777718 or visit naplespathways.org. IMAGINE Childrens Health Center hosts Walk for Imagine for families from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29, at Freedom Park. Enjoy a boardwalk, food, games, gifts and more and support the kids walking for other children in need. Free admission. For more information, call 263-3908 or visit imaginechc.com. Collier County Public Schools hosts the inaugural CCPS 5K Walk-Run at 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at the districts administrative campus on Osceola Drive, where a health fair and family yoga class will also be held. Proceeds benefit the districts health and wellness initiatives for students. Registration is $10-$50. Call 377-0219 or email morsel1@ collierschools.com. The Hardwig Family hosts the third annual Scramble for Sarah on Sunday, Dec. 13, at Tiburon Golf Club at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. The day begins with lunch followed by a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Proceeds benefit Lighthouse of Collier Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Registration is $150. For more information, call 430-3934 or visit lighthouseofcollier.org. Girls on the Run of Collier County hosts the second annual Reindeer Run 5K starting at 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, at Community School of Naples. Holiday attire encouraged. Participants will be greeted with hot cocoa, candy canes and Santa Claus at the finish line. Registration is $5-$30. Call 777-3720 or visit gotrcc.org. The seventh annual Baby Basics Walking Challenge sets out 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. Onsite registration starts at 8:30 the day of the event. For more information or to sign up now, call 352-4310 or visit babybasicscollier. org Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida hosts the 2016 WINK News Feeds Families Hunger Walk on Saturday morning, Jan. 16, at Miromar Outlets. The 2-mile, non-competitive family and pet-friendly walk is the organizations biggest fundraiser to feed children, families, seniors and others through the food banks network of 150 partner agencies. Supporters are encouraged to form teams to raise money for the cause. Same-day registration is at 8:30 a.m. For more information or to register, call 334-7007 or visit harrychapinfoodbank.org. TD Bank Naples hosts the 10th annual Bike, Brunch & Family Festival at 8 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, at Lowdermilk Park. The event features several bike rides, a walk down Fifth Avenue South, a dog parade, kids activities and more. Several registration types are available, including a family package that is $7085. Registration for rides is $40-60 and the parade is $15-$20. Proceeds benefit the Naples Pathways Coalition. For more information or to register, call 777-7718 or visit naplespathwayscoalition.org. Make-A-Wish Southern Florida hosts the sixth annual Walk for Wishes 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, Feb. 27, at Florida Gulf Coast University. The certified, timed 5K will be followed by family activities at 9 a.m. with food, face painting, a rock wall, games, exhibits and more. Pre-registration is $25 for adults, $15 for students and $10 fro children 13 years and younger. Event-day registration, which starts at 7:30 a.m., is $30, $20 and $15. For more information or to register, call 992-9474 or visit walkforwishes.net. Email items to firstname.lastname@example.org
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 NEWS A21 SALUTING VETERANS ON THEIR DAYAn old-fashioned USO Show at The Naples Depot T Michaels treats hundreds of veterans to dinner Nan Mehta, Jennifer Mitchell and Brigitte van den Hove-Smith Howard Goldman, Mary Goldman, Irene McCarter and Harvey Loux Lynn Win Roberts as Bob Hope Annette Smith and Tony Balyeat Dixon Yun and Nancy Kelly with Zelda Chris Dewitt and Denny Dewitt Susan Oliver and Paul Oliver Nanette Spaunburg and Patrick Spaunburg Danny Klimoski of The Exit 101 Band Charles Ellis and Cynthia Ellis Terri Neuman-Ho and Linda Abbott Ron Wrodlewski, John Gomes and Frank Sullivan Moran Evelyn Pope and Joe Pope Joe Hering and Bobbie Hering Sal Falzone and Muriel Falzone Dan Daoust, Tony Fravola and Bob Lydy Shirley Hoerle, Annie MacLean and Judy Goby-Oxtoby Barbara Bogsch and John BogschSTEPHEN WRIGHT / FLORIDA WEEKLY ADAM SCHONBERG / FLORIDA WEEKLY
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And know that were grateful for our readers.Mrs. Vauxs Second Grade Class REAGAN MCLEAN Florida Weekly: Who makes your Thanksgiving meal? Reagan: Um, my dad and then sometimes my grandma and my grandpa come over and help him. FW: What does he make? Reagan: He makes turkey, roast beef, a fruit salad and a regular salad and he makes ham and raspberry jam and biscuits and he makes his own butter and he makes green beans and mashed potatoes. FW: Thats a lot of food! Whats your favorite thing to eat? Reagan: Mashed potatoes. FW: Do you have a job on Thanksgiving? Reagan: What I do is I set the table and I make sure my cats get their own food for Thanksgiving. My grandma brings her cats and I feed all the cats. FW: So you have visiting cats on Thanksgiving? Reagan: My grandma brings two cats and I already have two of my own cats. We give them their own sort of table thing and they can sit at their little table. They have different sorts of cat food on it. RODRIGO ACEVEDO RAMIREZ FW: Who makes your Thanksgiving dinner? Rodrigo: My dad goes and cooks turkey and my mom makes the mashed potatoes. Sometimes we eat green beans. FW: Do you have a job on Thanksgiving? Rodrigo: I have to set the table. FW: How does your dad make the turkey? Rodrigo: He goes to the store and he brings it back and puts a bit of stuff on it, like a bit of spices, a bit a salt, a bit of some lemons on it. Then he puts it in the oven and when its cooked he puts it in the middle of the table and everybody gets a slice. SOFIA STEVENS FW: Where do you go for Thanksgiving? Sofia: I go on a plane to Germany because my Nana lives there and I can speak German with her. FW: Im a little confused. Do you have Thanksgiving in Germany, or do you save it for when you get back? Sofia: I save little pieces when I come back, but usually I eat the whole thing in Germany. FW: Whats in your meal? Sofia: We have turkey, we have duck, sometimes we have shrimp and we have salad with tomatoes and salad dressing. FW: Do you have dessert? Sofia: We have pumpkin pie. MEGAN SAMPSON FW: What do you eat with your turkey? Megan: Mashed potatoes and pasta and stuffing. FW: What goes in the stuffing? Megan: Like a little carrots and these like strings with the thing that they scrape. I dont know what theyre called. FW: What do you have for dessert? Megan: Chocolate cake. FW: Do you help make it? Megan: Yeah. FW: Whats your job Megan: To mix it up and stir it. FW: What does your mom put in the cake? Megan: Chocolate and the thing thats in the bag thats all white the sugar. CHRISTOPHER ALVARE FW: What do you have for Thankgiving dessert? Christopher: One time, we had this like cone filled with M&Ms. FW: Where did you get that? Christopher: My grandma. FW: Did she make it or buy it? Christopher: She just bought cones and then she bought M&Ms and she just put them in the cones. FW: That sounds fun! Does anybody eat pie? Christopher: I dont like pie. FW: Does anyone like pie? Or is that why you have M&M cones? Christopher: I dont think we make pie.Mrs. Roloffs First Grade Class FRANKIE BALZANO FW: How does your family celebrate Thanksgiving? Frankie: Sometimes we have some of my friends come over to have dinner with us. FW: Which friends? Frankie: The friends at my school. FW: What do you eat? Frankie: I eat turkey stuffing, chicken and broccoli. FW: Whats your favorite thing to eat? Frankie: Stuffing. FW: Who makes the turkey for you? Frankie: My mom and my Nana. FW: How do they do that? Frankie: They get it from Wal-Mart. FW: And then what happens? Frankie: They cook it. FW: How do they cook it? Frankie: With the stove. FW: How long does it take to make dinner? Frankie: It takes about 32 minutes. FW: What do you have for dessert? Frankie: I have ice cream and candy! Cuz its right after Halloween and I still have candy. And ice cream. FW: Does anybody eat pie? Frankie: No. PALOMA CHAPRNKA FW: What do you and your family do on Thanksgiving? Paloma: We make a feast. FW: Whats in it? Paloma: Turkey with some olives. FW: What else do you eat? Paloma: Mashed potatoes with gravy and some cranberries. FW: Who cooks it for you? Paloma: My mom and dad. FW: What are you doing while theyre cooking? Paloma: Im helping set the table. FW: How long does it take to get the feast ready? Paloma: One hour. FW: What goes into the turkey to make it so delicious? Paloma: Stuffing with olives and gravy and cranberries around it. FW: What about dessert? Paloma: We have cheesecake. FW: Do you have a favorite part of Thanksgiving? Paloma: Eating the turkey. MAXWELL MCCAIN FW: Tell me about Thanksgiving in your house. Maxwell: I have pumpkin pie for dessert! FW: And you love it? Maxwell: With whipped cream! FW: Who makes it? Maxwell: We dont make it. We buy it. FW: From where? Maxwell: Target. FW: What else do you eat? Maxwell: Bread stuffed inside turkey. Sometimes I have a little bit of tomatoes. FW: What are you doing while your parents are making Thanksgiving? Maxwell: I make books and its only one big book. I havent even finished it yet. It has lots of pages. FW: Whats it about? Maxwell: Everything. FW: Does it take a lot bit of time to make Thanksgiving dinner or a little time? Maxwell: (Holds hands out wide) They gotta get a lot of stuff done. They need to get the pumpkin pie in the oven. FW: I thought they didnt make the pie, though. Maxwell: The pumpkin pie wasnt burned up when they bought it, so they have to roast it. FW: What? Maxwell: You can still eat it. Thats how I ate it the first time but its a lot better when its roasted. FW: That makes sense. MILA ROMERO FW: Who makes your Thanksgiving feast? Mila: Me and my mom. FW: So youre a team? What do you both do? Mila: I get the wishbone and I always get the longest piece so I get to make a wish. FW: How long does it take to cook the turkey? Mila: Like five minutes. FW: What does your mom have to do to get it ready? Mila: Well, sometimes she likes to catch them. FW: Really? Where does she do that? Mila: She likes to hunt stuff, so like the forest. And she likes to go to the Amazon because we went camping there, so yeah. Then we like roast them because if we didnt roast them it would be like flying all over the car. FW: How do you get them from the Amazon to Naples? Mila: We have like this basket its for turkeys. FW: What else do you eat? Mila: Apples and carrots. FW: What are you doing while your mom is cooking? Mila: I g et the skin off the carrots. Sometimes there are brown spots, so I get them out. OWEN OWLER FW: What do you eat for dessert on Thanksgiving? Owen: Cookies FW: Do you make them or buy them? Owen: We make them. FW: What kind are they? Owen: Chocolate chip FW: How do your mom and dad make the turkey? Owen: They put it in the oven. FW: How long does it take? Owen: Two or five minutes. FW: How long does the rest of the meal take to cook? Owen: Like 20 minutes. TURKEYFrom page 1CHRISTOPHER FRANKIE MAXWELL MEGAN MILA OWEN PALOMA REAGAN RODRIGO SOFIA
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA24 NEWS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 Multiple Locations for Convenient Care 1-800-591-DERM | www.RiverchaseDermatology.comMultiple Locations for Convenient Care OFFERING A COMPLETE RANGE OF SERVICESGeneral Dermatology Skin Cancer Mohs Micrographic Surgery Camisa Psoriasis Center Laser Treatments Cosmetic Dermatology DermConnect NeoGraft CoolSculpting Medical SpaRiverchase proudly accepts most insurances including Aetna, United Health, BCBS, Medicare, Web TPA, Tri-care, Cigna, Freedom, First Health Multiplan Network, Interplan NetworkGive thanks for some healthy tips to help avoid post-feast guilt BY FELICIA STOLERSpecial to Florida WeeklyYour mouth is probably already watering at the thought of savory casseroles, stuffing and pumpkin pie. Its time to figure out your game plan to get through Thanksgiving, enjoy your family meal and not have any guilt after the feast. To that end, registered dietitian nutritionist Felicia Stoler shares her hour-byhour survival guide: Get a full nights sleep the night before. Thanksgiving Day will likely be stressful, and a lack of sleep will take its toll. Eat breakfast. Dont save up for the big meal. Eating right away in the morning will help get your metabolism moving, and prevent you from overeating later in the day. Work out. This is another metabolism booster. It is easier to have the motivation to exercise right when you wake up, rather than after a heavy meal that makes you sleepy. Dont have time to hit the gym? Dont worry, household chores and cleaning count. Drink water throughout the entire day. Put on your normal jeans, not those baggy sweats that are a size or two too large. Snack. Choose a low-calorie healthy snack to help prevent overeating at the big meal. Season dishes with healthy herbs and condiments Season dishes with fresh herbs if possible; otherwise, dried herbs are okay. Try making some dishes with a little kick. Spicy foods are harder to eat in excess. Also consider an oil change. Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil is a healthy alternative to corn and canola oils, and also has a higher smoke point. Wait at least a half hour between dinner and dessert. Your brain will have to time to get the message to your stomach that you are full, and you wont eat as much dessert (or any). Take a post-dinner walk. If you are still awake and able to move, an afterdinner walk is a great way to speed up digestion. Felicia Stoler is a registered dietitian nutritionist, exercise physiologist and consultant in nutrition and healthful living. She was the host for TLCs reality show Honey, Were Killing the Kids and is the author of Living Skinny in Fat Genes: The Healthy Way to Lose Weight and Feel Great (Pegasus, 2011). allenWEISSallen.email@example.com NCH nurses focus on seven points of their workWhat does it take to be a nurse at NCH? That was the question underlying the Nurses Care Here (NCH) presentation delivered recently by Chief Nursing Officer Michele Thoman to many of the 1,100 nurses on our two campuses. NCHs professional practice model what we do every day as we care for patients has been developed with suggestions coming from frontline nurses, leaders and educators to better capture our culture. We selected 44 words to describe NCH nursing values; these words were then collated for meaning by a council of our colleagues. Finally these seven values were selected to describe the essence of the life-saving work NCH nurses do every day: Patientand family-centered: I develop a plan of care that is tailored to the patients unique needs, their anxiety and what is important for them because the patient is the purpose for me being here. Collaboration: I value and actively engage the patient, family, health-care providers, care partners and community to include their perspective, expertise and/or mutual participation in the plan of care for my patient because achievement of the patients goals and outc omes is a shared ownership. Quality and safety: I keep safety and quality first in my work by using evidenced-based practice to make highquality health care more accessible, equitable and affordable because improving improves outcomes for everyone. Innovation: I think out of the box for ways to improve our care by being creative because new ideas have potential to positively impact the care of my patient. Shared decision making: I contribute my knowledge and experience SEE WEISS, A25 HEALTHY LIVING
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MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS ONFood is medicine: the anti-inflammatory diet prescription for arthritis BY JL WATSON Lee Memorial Health SystemOsteoarthritis, a chronic degenerative disorder that causes pain and stiffness of the joints, can affect any joint the most commonly involved joints are the knees, hips, spine and hands. Multiple studies have shown that the amount of inflammation found in the body and joints is directly correlated with the amount of pain one experiences, regardless of the severity of joint damage on X-ray. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications ibuprofen and Aleve are most commonly used to decrease inflammation and treat the symptoms of arthritis, says Lee Physician Group physiatrist Sebastian Klisiewicz, D.O. But these medications have side effects including stomach ulcers, kidney damage and increased risk for heart attack. There is a better and safer way to treat inflammation, which starts in the stomach, Dr. Klisiewicz says Every bite we take can either increase or decrease inflammation. People who consume a diet high in fat, processed carbohydrates and poor quality protein the standard American diet experience inflammation in their bodies and joints that results in more pain. Those who consume a diet high in fruits, vegetables, healthy proteins and fats tend to have less pain and stiffness. Multiple studies identified several nutrients, including antioxidants, vitamin C, vitamin K and magnesium, as protective against painful arthritis. The common denominator in these studies was that these nutrients came from the same foods: green leafy vegetables, fruits, beans and nuts. Foods that are high in sugar (such as soda) and foods high in animal protein and fat actually have been shown to increase inflammation. Instead of NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), I recommend an anti-inflammatory diet that includes daily intake of green leafy vegetables, fruits, beans and lentils and healthy fats like those found in avocado, olive oil and small wild-caught fish, Dr. Klisiewicz says. to discussions about issues that can change the way I deliver nursing care because I can answer the question, How will care be affected? Teamwork: I know that no one is an island. No one is as smart as all of us. We offer and accept assistance because it makes our care more efficient and effective in a helpful and good-spirited manner. Professional development: I am encouraged and supported to pursue ongoing personal growth either through advancement of skills and expertise, continuing education, obtaining my next degree, certification, unit projects and other educational activities because succeeding helps us help our patients. Over the past six months, we have added 260 nurses. We have 107 new graduates with a 97 percent retention rate since the beginning of the year, 85 experienced RNs and 72 seasonal nurses to assist with our anticipated busy season. The team is also growing from within, as RNs assume more responsibility. Gina Teegarden is now associate chief nursing officer; Erica Szczepkowski and Kevin Smith became directors; Barb Wegeners role as a director has expanded; Elizabeth Gutierrez, Marie Hageman, Angela Devaney, Pam Sabin, Hazel Wynter Jones, Christina Carranza, Lisa Fletcher and Elizabeth Barley are now nurse managers; and Millie Sattler is our new magnet coordinator. Nurses form the core of care at NCH, and we are grateful to have them with us as we all help everyone live a longer, happier and healthier life. Happy Thanksgiving. Dr. Allen Weiss is president and CEO of the NCH Healthcare System.WEISSFrom page 24
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA26 NEWS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 Importer and Distributor of Premium Quality Natural Stonee Future is All TRAVERTINE MARBLE FLOORING PAVERS HARDSCAPE w w w w w w w S S toneM M a a r t. c o m m m 10760 Metro Pkwy., Fort Myers, FL m m m TRAVERTINE TILESstarting from$1.79/SQ. FT. Seeking to put Gods love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. BY DR. TONY JOHNSONfor Universal UclickAs I strolled through the grocery store last month, I noticed that the Christmas decor was already up. In my mind, it was still summer, but apparently the good folks at my local fooditorium wanted to ring in the holidays a tad early this year. Some day, I am certain they will start putting up the tinsel in June. The holiday season is one of togetherness, and pets are increasingly a big part of the holiday festivities. During this otherwise joyous season, a few pet dangers are lurking, though. This info will help keep your pet safe during all the fun and avoid expensive trips to the pet ER. Food The biggest holiday threats to pets come from the same threats to your waistline and chances of you fitting into your skinny jeans food! The holiday season is all about food (yeah, and love and family and all that other stuff, too), and theres plenty of it to be had: cookies, roast beast, puddings and more cookies. To you, it may just mean another hour on the stair stepper, but to your dog, human food can cause real problems. Vomiting and diarrhea are common side effects from eating too much people food (the medical term we throw about is dietary indiscretion), and in some cases, this can proceed to a more serious condition called pancreatitis. Pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas, the gland that makes digestive enzymes as well as insulin. When the pancreas becomes inflamed, it releases these enzymes and begins digesting itself. This can be a serious and painful condition that often requires hospitalization. It is probably a good idea to either keep pets confined during any holiday parties, or make sure guests (especially kids) know not to give treats to your pets. Dogs and cats have been known to drag an entire turkey off the counter when the owners back is turned (you know theyve gotta be thinking, SCORE!), so make sure you stay aware of their whereabouts during meal preparation. If you do want to include your pet in the meal and fun, stick to a bit of lean turkey and lowor no-fat veggies (no onions, though, as these can cause anemia in dogs and cats), and skip the gravy, dressing and pecan pie. Sugarfree items that contain xylitol are also toxic to pets. Booze It is true: Dont get your Doberman drunk during the holidays (or any other time), and dont let any lampshade-wearing guests try to give your pug a mug of beer. And no one wants to see a basset with a hangover. Your dog or cats liver is not equipped to process alcohol, and even small amounts can be life-threatening. Put boozy party leftovers well out of reach. That includes whisky-soaked fruitcakes, trifles laced with liqueurs and the rum balls that Aunt Martha sends every year. Open doors People come and go much more during the holidays than other times of year, and all that traffic can lead to plenty of opportunities for escape. In the ER, we see many pets who made a break for freedom when Uncle Floyd came a-callin with his special tuna surprise. Dogs and cats can dart out the door without anyone even noticing, and theres a whole big world of hurt just waiting for them out there. Ensure that pets are safely put away when you are expecting guests, and make a nightly head count to make sure that all the furry family members are accounted for before turning in for your visions of sugar plums. Heres hoping you have a sane season, and that all family members make it through safely, no matter how many legs they have. PET TALESHoliday hazardsFestive threats to pets include fatty foods, alcohol and open doors Its OK to share small amounts of holiday foods with pets, but avoid fatty or alcohollaced goodies. Pets of the Week>>Artie is a 2-year-old Chihuahua mix who will t right in with a friendly family. His adoption fee is $150. >>Lazarus is a playful, 2-month-old domestic shorthair who loves attention and anything with string. His adoption fee is $75. >>Pebbles is a loving, 2-month-old Chihuahua mix who enjoys being held and showered with kisses. His adoption fee is $150. Dogs and cats adopted from Humane Society Naples come with vaccinations, sterilization surgery, ID microchip and 30 days of health insurance. Visit the animals ready for adoption at the main shelter at 370 Airport-Pulling Road N. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday), or at the satellite adoption center at Coastland Center during mall hours. Call 6431555 or visit HSNaples.org for more information. (239) 465-8455We will donate 10% of our sales to breast cancer awareness. Lets make a difference. COMMERCIAL CLEANING *Non-Toxic* Cleaning Natural, Ultra-Versatile, Extremely Effective Eco-Friendly Perfect for All of Lifes Unexpected Messes Affordable Professional Quality Cleaning Trustworthy RESIDENTAL CLEANING EXTRA SERVICES $140 OFF FIRST FOUR CLEANINGSWe can make your sparkle!www.welcomeeveryone.wix/dreamerscleaningDREAMERSCLEANING SERVICES INSURED AND BONDED LET US DO YOUR HOLIDAY CLEANING!
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 NEWS A27 www.Ligh ngFirst.us Naples 239.775.5100, 4600 Tamiami Tr. E. Bonita Springs 239.949.2544, 28801 S. Tamiami Tr. Fort Myers 239.322.5488, 12879 S. Cleveland Ave. EC13005050 Living with back pain? Minimally invasive surgical techniques to treat neck pain, back pain and spinal stenosis. Neuroscience and Spine Associates Of ces in Naples and Ft. Myers(239) 649-1662 R. Rick Bhasin, MD, FAANSBoard Certi ed Neurosurgeon Clinical Af liation, Department of Neurosurgery University of Florida THE DIVA DIARIESHeres to ringing out 2015 while theres still some of it leftWait? What? Its Thanksgiving? Well, fine then lets just go ahead and call it New Years Eve. Well get some noisemakers, party hats and bubbly and ring in 2016. We may as well. After all, life is moving at a ridiculous pace. Soon after my neighbor invited me over for some eggnog last week so that I could admire her Christmas tree, I figured it was as good a time as any to start working on my New Years resolutions. The list started out with a tone of familiarity: Do 30 minutes of cardio a day (you guys, that one has been at the top of the list since 1986). Drink only three glasses of wine per week (hahahahahaha!). No carbs after 12 noon. Wake up BEFORE 12 noon. And the list goes on you get the idea, because more than likely you have the same boring, repetitive resolutions. As I stared at my list and added to it No more diet soda. Put all the money Im saving on diet soda and wine into a jar so that I can go on a Caribbean cruise where I dont drink diet soda or wine. I suddenly realized, with the New Year just five weeks away (yikes!), that life is short. For some, its far too short. So I scrapped my list and started a new one. Im calling it: Things to Do BEFORE 2016 Eat an extra helping of stuffing and TWO slices of pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving with whipped cream (on the pie, I mean; not on the stuffing). Dont stress the holiday dcor. Its a tree, there are some lights. Our living room is not Rockefeller Center in New York City. Get the cardio in, but only if its fun walks with good friends and it includes laughter and conversation. Go to the holiday parties. Go to all the holiday parties. Throw a party! Watch the original versions of Its A Wonderful Life, Miracle On 34th Street and The Little Drummer Boy. While watching the above movies, drink wine. Buy some really expensive gourmet cheese, because life is too short for cheap cheese. Dont even think about sending out Christmas cards. Its never happened, its not going to happen. Find the peace in notsending out Christmas cards. Go on Pinterest and do some tattoo shopping while drinking wine and eating expensive cheese. See as many plays as I can. Theres so much theater happening in our area. Can I see at least five shows before the end of the year? Im going to try. And last, but not least: Sparkle Every. Single. Day. Resolving to make the most of whats left of this year sounds like a lot more fun than a bunch of empty promises for next year. Lets celebrate 2015 while we still have (a wee bit of) time. Ciao for now, my lovelies! Stay tuned for another divalicious diary entry next week stephanieDAVIS firstname.lastname@example.org
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 BUSINESS B3 Awards & Recognition Naples auctioneer Beth Rose, the founder of Beth Rose Real Estate and Auctions, was 2015 Florida Auctioneer Champion at the 49th annual Florida Auctioneer Association convention held recently in Titusville. Ms. Rose succeeds her daughter, Sara Rose Bytnar, as the titleholder. Beth Rose Rea Estate and Auctions has offices in Maumee, Ohio, and Birmingham, Mich., as well as in Naples. Both women will compete for the International Auctioneer Association Champion title in 2016, which will be in Grand Rapids, Mich. Ms. Rose is the 2015 Reserve International Champion and Ms. Bytnar is the 2014 Reserve Champion. Theodore Soliday executive director of the Naples Airport Authority since 1994, has been awarded an honorary lifetime membership in the Florida Airports Council in recognition of his service to the NAA and his support and dedication to the council and its education foundation. Mr. Soliday, who also holds the same status with the Washington Airport Management Association, has announced plans to retire in April, ending an aviation career that spans nearly 50 years with experience as a Marine pilot, air traffic controller, educator, planner and manager. Board Appointments The Naples Area Professional League of Executive Services (N.A.P.L.E.S. Group) announced the following officers for 2016: President, Nicole Ryan, Florida Weekly account executive; vice president, Ted Stallone, owner of Naples Flowers; treasurer, Maria Hayes, president of CPA Accounting and Tax Solutions; and secretary, Leslie Colantonio, senior special events coordinator for Make A Wish Southern Florida. Interior Design Nancy Woodhouse has been promoted vice president of design and business development for Clive Daniel Home. She is responsible for business development as well as guiding the team of nearly 40 interior designers for the firms residential and builder/developer clients. She also guides commercial projects completed by Clive Daniel Hospitality with offices in Naples and Orlando. Ms. Woodhouse served as vice president of design and product development for the hospitality division for nearly five years, working on resort properties in Florida and the Caribbean. She has been with Clive Daniel Home for 21 years. She is a graduate of Northern Kentucky University. Health Care Dr. Denise Dutchak has joined the David Lawrence Center as a staff psychiatrist in childrens medical services. Dr. Dutchak is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in adult, child and adolescent psychiatry and by the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture in medical acupuncture. She holds a bachelors degree in zoology from the University of Michigan and a masters in biology from Oakland University. She graduated from Wayne State School of Medicine in Detroit and completed her internship, residency and fellowship training at the University of Michigan Medical Center. Dr. Dutchak most recently worked as a staff psychiatrist at Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers. In addition to inpatient hospital treatment settings, she has experience working in outpatient private practice and community mental health centers. She also previously served as an adjunct professor and teaching assistant. She is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Psychiatric Association, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, and the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture. Advertising & Marketing Darren Thomas has been named production and social media advertising director at AdSource. He joined the Naplesbased agency in January 2014 as production manager and since that time has received additional education and hands-on experience directing advertising campaigns on Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin. A graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University, he sits on the board of and is social media coordinator for Young Professionals of Naples. Nonpro t Organizations Meredith Barnard has joined Naples Equestrian Challenge as volunteer and programs coordinator. She has spent the last several years developing and leading volunteer programs in Costa Rica, Australia, Fiji and Peru. She earned a bachelors degree from the University of Miami and a masters degree in marine and environmental affairs from the University of Washington in Seattle. Robyn Quataert has joined the staff at Naples Equestrian Challenge as development director. She most recently was with United Way of Collier County. She holds a bachelors degree in public relations from Florida Gulf Coast University. Professional Advancement Edward Wollman founder of Wollman, Gehrke & Solomon P.A. with primary offices in Naples, has earned the chartered advisor in philanthropy designation from The American College. Fewer than 1,000 professionals have earned the designation since the program began in 2003. Mr. Wollman completed graduate-level courses covering charitable tax, tools and techniques, charitable plans within the context of estate and financial planning, and the management of gift plans in a nonprofit context. MONEY & INVESTINGObesity epidemic sparks investment recommendationsSometimes in life, you experience something profound in the most unlikely of places. Recently, for me, this occurred on the Carnival Sunshine cuise ship. I was taking my family on an eight day Caribbean cruise and just sat down with my wife on the Lido deck when I looked around and noticed something very disturbing. All around me, almost every single person was either significantly overweight or obese. Same thing at dinner, the majority of guests were obese. Most were in wheelchairs or had walkers or even oxygen tanks to help them breathe. So on the last night of the cruise, after a few cocktails, I asked one of the bartenders if this was the norm. He said that he had been working for Carnival for more than seven years and each year he noticed that guests were more overweight and more sick each year. So why am I bringing this up in a money column? The answer may surprise you. The definition of obesity is a body mass index of 30 or higher. That means that for an average person who is 5-feet9-inches, if that individual weighs more than 203 pounds, he or she is obese. In the U.S., it is estimated that two-thirds of the population is overweight and one-third of those are obese. In many minority populations, that percentage is significantly higher. Even more disturbing, one in three children are also obese. The causes of this phenomenon are well known lack of exercise, too much sugar/processed foods in our diets and larger portion sizes. But regardless of the cause, the effects are starting to have far-reaching consequences for our society and economy. It is a fact that obese people are more sick than people of normal weight. Obesity has resulted in 70 percent more diabetes diagnoses in the last 20 years. Heart disease kills more Americans than any other cause and obesity is the leading risk factor. Being significantly overweight dramatically increases risks of cancer, depression and respiratory disease as well. Obviously, health issues are devastating to the people who are affected by them as well as their families. But there are economic consequences as well that impact us all. Harvards School of Public Health recently estimated that more than 20 percent of all medical expenses today are a result of obesity. This comes to more than $190 billion per year. And this doesnt take into account the lost productivity from these individuals not being at work. Even more significantly, health issues relating to obesity are often long-term problems that require long-term and expensive care. All of these costs are taken into account by insurance companies when determining all of our monthly premiums. It should therefore be no surprise when the largest insurance company in the U.S., UnitedHealth, announced just last week that it is considering exiting Obamacare. And I believe this is just the first shoe to drop. Up until recently, a big worry people in their 30s and 40s had was that they would not have a retirement in the future because there would not be enough working people compared to those drawing on Social Security and that the fund would dry up because of this. In the future, a much bigger problem will be that there are not enough well people compared to sick people to have any type of affordable health care. This is already starting to happen and many predict a vicious cycle is beginning. As more people require more expensive health care because of obesity, premiums rise. As premiums rise, people who are healthy drop out of insurance plans because they cant afford the premiums and dont feel they need insurance given their good health. As insurance companies have more and more sick people on their rosters, they are forced to raise premiums even more and the cycle continues. There is clearly no easy solution to our countys obesity problem so I wont even attempt to propose one here. However, as an investor, there are some recommendations I will pass along given this nations health issues. Ive invested heavily (pardon the pun) in health-care stocks and more specifically generic drug companies and medical REITs, both of which have done extremely well over the past several years. I believe they will continue to do well. I am definitely not bullish on insurance company stocks, which I believe will be caught between a rock and hard place between rising costs and political pressures to keep premiums low. I would also not want to invest in companies that make most of their income from processed foods, as I believe either government or society will take action to limit these goods in the future. And finally, if you are reading this column and struggling with obesity, please reach out and get help. Obesity thankfully is a curable disease that can be treated. But you have to take that first step. Eric Bretan, the co-owner of Ricks Estate & Jewelry Buyers in Punta Gorda (a buyer and seller of estate jewelry and diamonds), was a senior derivatives marketer and investment banker for more than 15 years at several global banks. t t o o m i t ericBRETANestaterick@gmail.com ON THE MOVE SOLIDAY WOODHOUSE THOMAS BARNARD QUATAERT WOLLMAN DUTCHAK
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB4 BUSINESS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 a program that would eventually provide disabled veterans with decent, well-paid careers in the insurance industry by giving them intense training, certification and jobs, at no cost to them. Donors and benefactors help pay the $25,000 cost required to put each veteran through the challenging course and enter the industry, says Gary Bryant, a retired Army lieutenant colonel who manages the program. Were looking for three criteria, he explains: a vet with a disability at some level (Mr. Bryant, for example, has a 20 percent disability as rated by the V.A.); a strong desire to have a career; and he or she has to be able to communicate well in writing and on the phone. Business experience? Unnecessary, since the training is both bookish and hands-on, as well as intense. College degree? Also unnecessary, although most or all of the veterans in the program are studying for degrees or planning to do so.Who they areMarine Corps and Afghanistan war veteran Jordan Hess, 24, who will complete the intense six-month program to be a certified insurance professional with now significant prospects in January, describes the purpose of DVIC this way: This program is for anybody who has been found disabled in any way thats service connected, by the Department of Veteran Affairs. The program is trying to take people who have given up their ability to be the same person they were before they joined, and give back to them to recognize that they gave up these things in service to the country. Such people include both Paul Dunaway and Nelson Diaz, currently finishing the program with Mr. Hess. Both were enlisted Army soldiers when they did long tours in the war zones. Mr. Dunaway, now 28 and a Florida native, has lower lumbar issues, PTSD, hearing loss and chronic migraines. He offers that information matter-of-factly, with no tone of complaint. So does Mr. Diaz, 30, a native of Puerto Rico who served in the 3rd mechanized infantry division, 164th battalion in 2005, when he was 19. It was one hell of an experience, I wont lie, he recalls. His disabilities didnt force him out of the service, although they may have changed his duty status. Instead, he worried about his mother, a V.A. nurse who knew too well what could happen. It was rough for my mom, so I had to make a decision. Shes the only person I have shes my family, Mr. Diaz says. So he left the Army and found good fortune in the form of DVIC. They all say that. I just got real lucky, Mr. Dunaway admits. My social worker with the V.A. one day said, I got this email about this program, you might want to check it out.OriginsThat was at the end of last year, and it was a long time coming. Although the do-gooders founded DVIC in 2011, it really started when they stepped out of their many-year vocations two years before that, after selling their company to a big bank prominent in the eastern United States and Texas. Oswald Trippe & Co. (an insurance firm based in Fort Myers and Cleveland) was acquired by BB&T bank in 2009, and Jim Pender was chairman of the Oswald Company out of Cleveland, my partners, explains Mr. Trippe. They were longtime friends. So Jim and his wife, Kathy, and my wife Gay the four of us were thinking about what we could do of a meaningful nature, post retirement. Both Gary and Gay had worked the Florida end of the company together for decades; Jim Pender, in turn, had almost 50 years in the business. It wasnt something they had to do, acknowledges Mr. Diaz with a note of admiration They laid down a plan and a program using the age-old wisdom of compassionate realists: work with what you have, use what you know, and do what you can. Mr. Trippe admits that it was slow going at first. They had to create a sound business plan; register with the IRS as a 501(c)(3); marshal a reputable and energetic board of directors; hire a highly motivated fireball in president and CEO Gary Bryant; and then fundraise, fundraise, fundraise. Now, their nonprofit adventure has finally taken off. Insurance is probably not the first thing most of them imagined when they left the service. No one dreams theyre going to go into insurance when theyre a kid, says Mr. Hess, who enlisted at 18, went to boot camp at Parris Island then served four years with the Second Marine Division, including a tour in Afghanistan and another in Romania. Now as a veteran, he has damage to both knees and permanent hearing loss. Hes also the veteran of an experience he loathed unemployment for a few months. That adds to his appreciation of the program, he says. Every one I know in this program loves it even if they never considered insurance before. Its challenging work with no downside, although getting used to sitting at a desk all day when youve led a life that isnt sedentary takes some getting used to. But the work is never boring. It takes mental acuity. Mr. Hess thoughtful and articulate, without an ounce of regret in his tone grew up in a career Navy family. He intends to earn a college degree online and in evening classes at the same time he begins work, following the completion of his insurance training in January, he says.Vets can be living anywhereFour other disabled veterans have been down that road before with DVIC, and are now doing well. Members of the first class, they completed the intensely hands-on training program last year, says Mr. Bryant. The course is designed by the National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research, the industry leader in adult education and continuing education, and it includes work with major companies. Two of those disabled veterans did the course in Chicago, and two in Fort Myers. Three are now working for companies in Chicago and Wisconsin and one is completing his college degree this fall in Florida, before joining a company. Mr. Hess describes the course as really immersive. It tends to make up for the fact that we dont have experience in the field of insurance by really giving us a complete immersion into it through web-based and live seminars, role-playing exercises, and just agency work. Were actually doing on-the-job work in an agency, and theyre giving us day-to-day operations experience. Theyre showing us how to get into the groove, how to be part of an agency, what to expect when we graduate. The first graduates have now taken up not just jobs, says Mr. Bryant, but lucrative careers. Such an opportunity is an extraordinary gift from people who didnt have to give in the first place one that recalls the 19th century English proverb: Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. Both the Trippe family and the Penders had personal experience that informed their choice of post-retirement action, too. My older brother had cerebral palsy; he was challenged physically and mentally, explains Mr. Trippe. And the Fenders had a son seriously injured in a boating accident so their family was also touched by a member with disability. It led both families to ask this question: How do we work with individuals with a disability in a great industry like insurance? Because this is what we know, Mr. Trippe recalls. As it turned out, a doctor friend working at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., became privy to their passion and suggested disabled veterans of whom there are many, and many of them struggling to find work. But DVIC hopes to counter that with increasing effect over time. We have six vets in our program now three in Fort Myers, two in Kansas and one in Austin, Texas, he notes. So that will be 10 weve put through, by January. It comes down to this: the more that people pitch in and help, the more that these deserving, disabled veterans can get a leg up. VETSFrom page 1BRYANT HESS COURTESY PHOTOPaul DunawayCOURTESY PHOTOMarine Jordan Hess in Afghanistan. To contribute to DVIC or to learn more about the program, call 433-8523 or visit DVIC.us. DUNAWAY
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 BUSINESS B5 BUSINESS MEETINGS A Job Search Support Group meets from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Contact Karen Klukiewicz at email@example.com or visit napleschamber.org. Consultants from the Small Business Development Center at Florida Gulf Coast University are available at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, 2390 Tamiami Trail N., every Thursday. To make an appointment for a free session, call Suzanne Specht at 745-3704. 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 Dec. 1. Call (941) 257-3577 or visit fgreia. com for more information. The Leadership Collier Foundation Alumni Association hosts a holiday party from 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, at The Players Club & Spa at Lely Resort. All dues paying graduates of Leadership Collier, Leadership Institute and GAIN are invited. Winners of the Leadership Collier Foundation Scholarship Pin Challenge will be announced. $40 includes hors doeuvers and two drinks. Cash bar will also be available. Sign up at napleschamber.org/events. The Collier County Bar Association holds its general membership luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, at Kensington Country Club. Bruce Blackwell, executive director of the Florida Bar Foundation, will be the guest speaker. Sign up at colliercountybar.org/events. The Above Board Chamber holds its next luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, at the Hilton Naples. To sign up or for more information, visit aboveboardchamber.com. Young Professionals of Naples members and guests meet for Coffee Club at 7 a.m. on the second Tuesday of the month at varying locations. The next meeting is Dec. 8. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, visit ypnaples.com or follow Young Professionals of Naples on Facebook. The Collier Building Industry Association holds its holiday diner and installation of 2016 officers and board members from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, at Olde Cypress Country Club. For reservations or more information, call 436-6100 or visit cbia.net. The Collier County Lodging and Tourism Association holds its holiday mixer from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, at the Hilton Naples. $10 for CCLTA members, $15 for others. Reservations required by Dec. 4. Email Lisa Carney at email@example.com or visit cclta.org. The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce holds its annual holiday party from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, at the Hilton Naples. Guests are asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy for distribution to children by the Greater Naples Fire & Rescue District. Reservations required by noon Monday, Dec. 14. Sign up at napleschamber.org/events. 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WE MAKE IT EASY. YOU MAKE IT HOME. RoyalShellSales.com 239.261.9101For Rentals Call239.213.3311Florida: Bonita Springs/Estero, Cape Coral, Captiva Island, Fort Myers, Naples/Marco Island, Ocala and Sanibel Island North Carolina: Cashiers/Lake Glenville, Highlands, Sapphire/Lake Toxaway NAPLES Timeless Elegance 8 BR, 8 Full BA, 2 Powder BA Overlooking Golf Course, Preserve w/Sunset Skies $9,900,000 MLS 215050309 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 ESTUARY AT GREY OAKS CELLINI Beautiful Lake Front Estate Home 4 Bedrooms, +Den & 4.5 Baths $1,599,000 MLS 215057270 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.564.5717 MEDITERRA AVELLINO ISLES 3 BR+, 3.5 BA, Luxurious Coach Home Custom Kitchen, Granite, High end Appliances $890,000 MLS 215055786 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 VINEYARDS 3917 FABIENNE COURT Estate Home with Pool 3 Bedrooms +Den, 3 Baths $634,900 MLS 215025252 Debbie Dekevich 239.877.4194 OPEN SUN 11/29 1-4PM WILSHIRE LAKES BONITA SPRINGS Turnkey 2 BR+Den, 2 BA Pool Home Lake, Golf Course and Sunset Views $449,000 MLS 215047300 Jim Griffith, Boeglin Team 239.322.2409 LAKE CLUB AT SPANISH WELLS BONITA SPRINGS Furnished 2 BR, 2 BA Condo in Quiet, Private Location Open Living, Dining Room Concept $249,000 MLS 215042375 Jim Griffith, Boeglin Team 239.322.2409 THE POINTE AT PELICAN LANDING BONITA SPRINGS 3 BR + Den, 2.5 BA, Great Room Plan Toll Brothers Built Never Occupied $464,900 MLS 215033159 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 CORDOVA AT SPANISH WELLS NAPLES Immaculate 2nd Floor Condo w/Tranquil Lake View 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, & 1 Car Garage $269,000 MLS 215058769 Annete Villano & Jim Hiester 239.248.6798 IMPERIAL GOLF ESTATES 1287 OSPREY TRAIL Please Bring Ad for Access Show Stopping 2-Story Estate w/Lavish Furnishings $5,700,000 MLS 215063702 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 OPEN SUN 11/29 1-4PM ESTATES TO ESTUARY RIVERBROOKE Custom Built 2008, 4 Bedrooms, Office, 4.5 Baths Turnkey by Robb & Stucky Interiors $1,595,000 MLS 215030584 Pam Olsen 239.464.6873 WEST BAY CLUB AVELLINO ISLES 3 BR+, 3.5 BA, Elegant Coach Home Magnificent Southern Exposure $850,000 MLS 215055834 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 VINEYARDS 20132 MARKWARD CROSSING Single Family Home, 4 BR, 3 BA Great Room Floor Plan, Pool & Spa $595,000 MLS 215064795 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 OPEN SUN 11/29 1-4PM NEW LISTING GRANDEZZA NAPLES Custom 2-Story Upgraded Pool Home 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, 2-Car Garage $416,700 MLS 215057458 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 MOON LAKE BERMUDA LINKS 3 BR, 2 BA, 2nd Floor Corner Unit 1,460 S.F. 4 Miles from Gulf, Close to Shopping $229,000 MLS 215053999 Al Diago 239.333.2375 BONITA FAIRWAYS FORT MYERS Deep Water Access Minutes To Gulf 2 Story w/ 8,300 S.F., 5 BA, 2 Half Baths $2,599,000 MLS 215020941 Patti Testa 239.770.5445 ST. CHARLES HARBOUR REGENCY TOWERS Views of Gulf & Venetian Bay 3 BR, 3 BA with a Total of 2,300 S.F. $1,449,000 MLS 215042956 Steve Suddeth & Ben Maltese 239.784.0693 MOORINGS BELLINI Luxurious 3 BR +Den Lake/Beachfront Condo 3rd Floor, Open Floor Plan, 3,000+ S.F. $849,000 MLS 215016737 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 MIROMAR LAKES LOCATED CENTRALLY TO EVERYTHING A Quaint Mid-Century Remodeled Residence Close Proximity to the Gulf of Mexico $589,000 MLS 215053494 Mark Semeraro 239.370.2455 LAKE PARK NAPLES ULTIMATE CONDO LIFESTYLE Well Maintained 1st Floor Condo 3 BR, 2 BA, Eat-In Kitchen $385,000 MLS 215042840 Larry Bell 239.919.4404 PELICAN LANDING HEATHERSTONE 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, 1,820 S.F. 1 Car Garage, Updated Master Bath & Custom Shower $225,000 MLS 215047354 Dan Pearce 239.940.1747 ROOKERY POINTE
TAVIRA Residence 902, Former Designer Model 3 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths $2,449,000 MLS 215051261 Gary, Jeff & Becky Jaarda 239.248.7474 BONITA BAY ST. RAPHAEL 3 BR, 3 BA w/Private Pool High-rise Amenities $1,395,000 MLS 215061886 Steve Suddeth & Jenn Nicolai 239.784.0693 PELICAN BAY NAPLES 3 BR, 3.5 BA Waterfront Townhouse Investors: Existing One Year Lease at $3,000/mo. $839,000 MLS 214030966 Steve Suddeth & Jennifer Nicolai 239.784.0693 GOLDEN SHORES BONITA SPRINGS 3 BR, 4 BA Social Membership Included Custom Estate Home, Over 3,300 S.F. $529,000 MLS 215057332 Zach Fischer, The Fischer Group 239.777.7500 SPANISH WELLS BEST VALUE IN A 4+ BR POOL HOME Great Lake Views from Your Pool/Spa Gourmet Kitchen w/42" Cabinets, Granite, SS Appliances $324,900 MLS 215058623 Gary Ryan 239.273.6796 DANIELS PRESERVE AT GATEWAY NAPLES Turnkey Furnished 2nd Floor Condo 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, & Carport $225,000 MLS 215060344 Annete Villano & Jim Hiester 239.248.6798 FALLING WATERS NAPLES Lakefront Executive Home & Cabana 5 BR, 5.5 BA + Den, Loft, Pool & Spa $2,225,000 MLS 215037074 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 TREVISO BAY CREEKSIDE 3 BR + Den, 4 Full Baths on Quiet Cul-de-sac Solar Heated Pool/Spa, Outdoor Kitchen $1,350,000 MLS 214059142 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 BONITA BAY BONITA SPRINGS Build Your Dream Home Across From The Beach 0.40 Acres, 106' Wide, Deep Water, No HOA Fees $750,000 MLS 215065143 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 NEW PRICE BONITA BEACH 23130 FOXTAIL CREEK Laurel Model 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 3 Full Baths Western Exposure w/ Expansive Golf Course & Lake Views $510,000 MLS 215059277 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 OPEN SUN 11/29 1-4PM THE BROOKS NAPLES 2-Story Home with Private Back Yard 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, 2-Car Garage $319,700 MLS 215061225 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 MOON LAKE 9251 SPRING RUN BLVD #2307 Totally Remodeled 2 BR, 2 BA, 1st Floor Condo Turnkey Furnished, "Coastal" Look $214,900 MLS 215064412 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 OPEN SUN 11/29 1-4PM NEW LISTING SPRING RUN RIVERBROOKE Exceptional Residence w/Beautiful Views 5 Bedrooms, Den, 6 Bathrooms $2,150,000 MLS 215005155 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 WEST BAY CLUB NAPLES 2 BR +Den, 2 BA, Turnkey Furnished Commanding Views of the Gulf $1,100,000 MLS 215056701 Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 PELICAN BAY AVELLINO ISLES Newly Decorated Furnished 3 BR, 3.5 BA Condo Amazing Views of Lake & Fairways $685,000 MLS 215035831 Kurt Petersen 239.777.0408 VINEYARDS NAPLES Highly Sought After North Naples Location Turnkey Furnished Villa in Gated Community $487,500 MLS 215060756 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 NEW PRICE BEACHWALK BONITA SPRINGS Ranch Home, 2 BR+Den w/ Heated Pool Bright, Open Floor Plan, Great Room, 2-Car Garage $315,000 MLS 215057256 Darlene Rice 239.325.3537 MARSH LANDING FORT MYERS Great Location & Close to Everything! 3 BR, 2 BA, 1,749 SF, 2nd Floor, Vaulted Ceilings $199,900 MLS 215061652 David Steele 239.287.7097 NEW LISTING REFLECTION LAKES NAPLES Rarely Available, Custom, Upgraded, Estate Home 4 BR + Den, 3 BA, 3-Car Garage, Pool $1,890,000 MLS 215053510 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 LOGAN WOODS ESPERIA SOUTH Fully Upgraded, Turnkey Furnished 3 BR, 3 BA Condo Gorgeous Sunsets from Extended SW Lanai $970,000 MLS 215020117 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 BONITA BAY NAPLES 3 Bedrooms/2 Baths Top Floor End Unit Condo Walk to 5th Ave, Boating, and the Beach! $685,000 MLS 215059831 Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 BAYFRONT ESTERO Beautiful Courtyard Home Furnished w/ Many Upgrades $489,900 MLS 215032361 Bette Pitzer 239.560.2627 GRANDEZZA NAPLES A Double Lot to Build Your Dream Home Investors Build a Multi Family Property $285,000 MLS 215058119 Jim Westerfield Realty Team 239.287.6617 NAPLES PARK FOXWOOD Totally Upgraded Just Completed 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 2nd Floor $175,000 MLS 215046525 Pam Olsen 239.464.6873 NEW PRICE FOXFIRE GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB
VISIT WWW.DAVIDNAPLES.COM FOR INFORMATION ON THESE AND OTHER MEDITERRA PROPERTIESDAVID WILLIAM AUSTON, PA MEDITERRA RESIDENT, GOLF MEMBER & REAL ESTATE SPECIALISTASSISTING IN OVER 90 CLOSED MEDITERRA TRANSACTIONS SINCE 2011 AMERIVEST REALTY | Of ce: 239.280.5433 Marcello at Mediterra5,306 Sq. Ft. | $4,495,000 Buonasera at Mediterra3,738 Sq. Ft. | $1,599,000 Monterosso at Mediterra2,685 Sq. Ft. | $679,000 JUST LISTED Milan at Mediterra2,915 Sq. Ft. | $1,395,000 JUST LISTED JUST LISTEDHouse HuntingThis second-floor garden condominium is in a great location in LAmbiance in Pelican Bay. Presenting three bedrooms, three full baths and over 2,000 square feet of living area, this light-filled residence is ideal to use as a seasonal retreat or to live in year-round. Stylishly updated and maintained, features include custom tile, paint, millwork, California Closets and more. Cheryl Turner of Premier Sothebys International Realy has the listing for $729,000. For more information or to arrange a showing, call 250-3311. REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY B12 WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015NABOR numbers indicate a busy season to comeBroker analysts reviewing the latest market report from the Naples Area Board of Realtors say it displays familiar trends that set the stage for a busy winter season in real estate. NABOR tracks home listings and sales within Collier County (excluding Marco Island). The singlefamily home market is continuing its pattern of stabilization, Cindy Carroll of the real estate appraisal and consultancy firm Carroll & Carroll Inc. says. Except for central Naples, where the single-family home inventory decreased 17 percent, inventories in all other geographic areas rose, she adds. Unlike the condominium market inventory, which dropped 7 percent, inventory in the single-family home market increased 4 percent overall in October, from 2,128 homes in October 2014 to 2,210 in October 2015. In North Naples, the number rose 14 percent, from 571 homes in October 2014 to 650 homes this year. Single-family home inventory in the $500,000 to $1 million price segment rose 20 percent overall, from 531 homes in October 2014 to 637 homes in October 2015. The report also shows an upswing in activity in the Immokalee/Ave Maria area. Single-family home inventory in this area increased the highest percentage among all the geographic areas NABOR tracks, going up 24 percent, from 17 homes in October 2014 to 21 homes in October 2015. The area also had the highest increase in singlefamily home median closed price, going up 46 percent, from a median closed price of $151,000 in the 12 months ending October 2014 to $220,000 in the 12 months ending October 2015. Ms. Carroll says the newest numbers dont reflect the typical supply-anddemand scenario. For example, the median closed price of single-family homes in the $2 million and above price segment rose 15 percent in the 12 months ending October 2015, she says, yet the inventory SEE NABOR, B16 SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________800 LAmbiance Circle, #207; LAmbiance in Pelican Bay COURTESY PHOTOS
239-404-8222 ROBYN PFISTER GRIFFIN PORT ROYAL 3430 Gin Lane $10,500,000 PORT ROYAL425 Kingstown Drive $4,100,000 OLDE NAPLES 175 16th Avenue South $4,275,000 OLDE NAPLES 466 4th Avenue North $3,995,000 PINE RIDGE 227 Carica Road $1,750,000 JAMAICA TOWERS 2885 Gulf Shore Blvd., #105 $1,175,000LAKEFRONT ROYAL HARBOR 2200 Sheepshead Drive $3,495,000 NEW LISTINGNEW LISTING OPEN SUNDAY 1-4PMOPEN SUNDAY 1-4PMOPEN SUNDAY 1-4PM
LUCARNO 16748 Lucarno Way $1,375,0003 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 3-Car Garage, 2,534 A/C Square Feet, Single StoryThis lakeside jewel is a must-see. The oversized corner homesite offers privacy that is enhanced with lush landscaping and views of the lake and fountain. HAVE IT ALL&HAVE IT NOWOne move-in ready home is now available in Mediterra, Naples most prestigious address. Enjoy this award-winning golf and beach community with 36 holes of Tom Fazio-designed golf, a private Beach Club and resort-style amenities for the ultimate in gated, country club living. Call to schedule a private showing at 239-949-8989. Mediterra Sales Center 15836 Savona Way MediterraNaples.com Copyright 2015. CBC057242 London Bay Homes. Pricing, features, specifications, products and availability are subject to change without notice. See a sales associate for complete and current information. REAL ESTATE NEWSMAKERSDowning-Frye Realty Inc. welcomes the following new sales associates to the agencys Naples office: Ashley Coburn Sandy Corina, Judi Finkle, C.J. Finn, Steven Fisher, Jesse Hannon, Sarah Elizabeth Milhailoff and Sepp Ronay. All are members of the Naples Area Board of Realtors. Downing-Frye Realty Inc. announces the following sales and listings leaders for October: Naples: Sales leader, Mary Catherine White; listings leader, Lauren Fowlkes Bonita Springs: Sales leader, Susan DeShong; listings leader, Carol Verdile. Royal Shell Properties announces the following top producers for October: Naples Park Shore: Top listing producers team, The Boeglin Team; top listings producer individual, Pam Olsen; top sales producers team, The Roboci Team; and top sales producer individualm Kurt Petersen.Naples Fifth Avenue: Top listing producers team, the Vito Bauer Team ; top listings producer individual, Doug Haughey ; top sales producers team, The Hiester/Villano Team; and top sales producers individual, Star Whiting-Mier.Bonita Springs: Top listing producers team, The Lummis Team; top listings producer individual, Sue Ellen Mathers; top sales producers team, The Lummis Team; and top sales producer individual, Deb Adams-Bateman. Sanibel-Captiva: Top listing producers team, McMurray & Nette; top listings producer individual, Cindy Sitton ; top sales producers team, Burns Family Team; and top sales producers individual, Andre Arensman. Fort Myers Beach: Top listing producers team, Yergens, Miller & Welsh Team; top listings producer individual, Troy De Mond; top sales producers team, Yergens, Miller & Welsh Team; and top sales producers individual, Patti Testa. Top sales performers in October for WCI Communities throughout Southwest Florida are: Elise McMahon in Hampton Park; Cindy Volk Pelican Preserve; DJ Johnson, Cypress Bend at Shadow Wood Preserve; Shoshana Yeager, Carrara at Talis Park; Jamie Meisterheim, Raffia Preserve; Lisa Potts Livingston Lakes; and Fred Zuccarelli, Artesia Naples. Shawn Ruhlman has joined WCI Communities as a community representative at Artesia Naples. MCMAHON VOLK RUHLMAN NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB14 WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.comwww.facebook.com/FloridaWeeklyNewspapersTHERES A LOT TO LIKE JackiStrategos.com Today! Jacki Strategos GRI, CREN, SRES, e-Pro 239-370-1222JStrategos@att.net Richard DrosteREALTOR239email@example.com Super spacious 3BR/3BA+den with unsurpassed views of the Gulf of Mexico. Impeccable condition. Great amenities. DESIRED SOUTH END DELA PARK PLACE #503 $899,900Say hello to a good buy. 3BR/3BA+den. Great oor plan with split bedrooms. New solid wood ooring; stainless steel appliances. MATURELUSH LANDSCAPING 8865 LELY ISLAND CIRCLE $689,000Outstanding home. 3BR/3BA+den. Pool/spa. Peaceful, beautiful lake view with southern exposure from private, extended lanai. VERY DESIRED STREET 8088 TIGER LILY $749,000Wonderfully-charming Lely area villa with many updates. 3BR/2BA, no maintenance fees. Community pool. Super deal. FIRST TIME ON MARKET ST. ANDREWS BOULEVARD $245,000
PrestigeHOME CENTERS, INC. 941-637-1122 877-507-11224465 Duncan Rd. (Hwy 17N). Punta Gorda, off Exit 164M-F 9-6 Sat. 9-5 Sun. 12-5Prestigehomecenters.com/puntagorda57105415 REED $64,995 26x483 Bedroom, 2 BathIncludes Florida Room and Covered Porch. Delivery, set up, steps, skirting, air conditioning and 7 & year warranty. Bank Financing & Insurance available. Many Other Models and Floorplans Available! ILLUSTRATED PROPERTIESServing North Naples and the Surrounding Area Joanne CiesielskiNaples Of ce Top Producer239.firstname.lastname@example.orgBrian Carey 239.370.8687 Karen Carey 239.216.8826 naplescarey.com OPPORTUNITY North Naples Resort-Style Living! VILLAGE WALK OF NAPLES 3BR/2.5 BA+den offers inviting oor plan, new A/C, new washer/dryer, tile throughout with except to den that offers wood ooring, built-in of ce space, hurricane shutters and screened lanai with private pool! $435,000 VILLAGE WALK OF NAPLES Well-appointed, rarely available Windsor model offers 4BR/3BA+den. This lakeview home is positioned in an exceptional cul-de-sac location with a gracious oor plan and custom pool and spa! $569,900. VILLAGE WALK OF NAPLES 3BR/2.5 BA+den located in cul-de-sac features a oor plan that opens up endless decorating possibilities! Home is move-in ready with freshly painted interior, tile in living areas, newer A/C, wood oors in bedrooms, hurricane shutters and large lanai with lake views! Great buy $439,900 GREAT BUY VILLAGE WALK OF NAPLES Extended Oakmont in west side locationfeaturing tile in all living areas, kitchen appliances were replaced, screened patio facing lake, light and brightclean and ready for this season! $444,900 ISLAND WALK Aruba townhome with poolfeaturing granite in the kitchen, stainless appliances, new carpet on 2nd oor, 2-car garage, built-in wall unit in family room, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, vacant, clean and ready to go! $320,000 NEW PRICE MOVE-IN READYSEASONAL RENTAL VILLAGE WALK OF NAPLES2BR/2BA, 3 or 4 month minimum at $3,800 a month. Amenity-rich community!ANNUAL RENTAL TARPON BAY LOCATED IN NORTH NAPLESAvailable December. 2BR, 2BA condo, rst- oor, unfurnished. Community pool and more! $1,650 per mo. RENTALS Sue@SueMyhelic.com SueMyhelic.com Gulf Harbor $494,000 3BR, 2BA, Pool Private Boat Dock Royal Wood $169,000 Fantastic View Bundled Golf Oakes Estates $575,0004BR Bonus In-Law/Guest House Its Local. Its Entertaining. Its Mobile. Got Download?Its FREE! Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.comThe iPad AppSearch Florida Weekly in the iTunes App Store today.iPad is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. All rights reserved. Newly renovated Jack Nicklaus signature golf course within Naples city limits convenient to both downtown and Mercato. Limited membership of residents allows you to play the course as o en as you like. Amenities include: tness center, four Har-Tru tennis courts, bocce ball, kayaking club and marina with Gulf access. Donald Snyder 239-250-8712Gol ngInNaples.comCall me to learn more about the Bears Paw lifestyle! YOUR SPECIALIST 115 Bears Paw Trail 1-8 3 bedroom/3.5 bath 2,535 sq. $390,000MLS#215032712913 Wildwood Lane2 bedroom/2 bath 1,670 sq. $239,000MLS#213509560 Currently Available
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB18 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 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 KINGS LAKE CAMELOT 3080 Kings Lake Boulevard $204,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Lou Golato 239.269.5195 >$300,0002 CARLTON LAKES 6235 Ashwood Lane $398,000 PSIR Randy Wilson 239.450.9091 >$400,0003 PELICAN BAY ST. TROPEZ 5501 Heron Point Drive #202 $425,000 PSIR Gary Blaine 239.595.29124 VASARI 11091 Carrera Court #202 $449,000 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.261.6444>$500,0005 TACOMA PARK 1180 29th Avenue North $519,000 PSIR Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 6 TALL PINES 5600 Cypress Hollow Way $535,000 PSIR Helayne Frankel 239.293.7802 7 FIDDLERS CREEK MENAGGIO 9293 Menaggio Court #101 $549,000 PSIR Denny Hartsock 239.248.7799 8 PALM RIVER ESTATES 687 Pompano Drive $598,000 PSIR Robert Hollister 239.250.6113 >$600,0009 THE MOORINGS COMMODORE CLUB 222 Harbour Drive #504 $662,500 PSIR Sharon Kaltenborn 239.248.196410 VANDERBILT BEACH VANDERBILT YACHT & RACQUET CLUB 11030 Gulf Shore Drive #201 $699,000 PSIR Jon Peter Vollmer 239.250.9414 >$700,00011 OLD NAPLES SOUTH BEACH CLUB 1051 3rd Street South #308 $765,000 PSIR Jillian Trettis 321.759.9434 >$800,00012 VINEYARDS HAMMOCK ISLES 5910 Hammock Isles Circle $848,000 PSIR Denise Sands 215.327.9930 13 FIDDLERS CREEK MAJORCA 8612 Majorca Lane $850,000 PSIR Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 14 VASARI COUNTRY CLUB AREZZO 28568 Via DArezzo Drive $850,000 PSIR Chris Herber 239.231.6550 >$900,00015 WYNDEMERE ROSEMEADE 405 Rosemeade Lane $975,000 PSIR Catherine Bordner 239.560.2921 >$1,000,00016 THE BROOKS SHADOW WOOD IDLEWILDE 10067 Idle Pine Lane $1,119,000 PSIR Ray Felitto 239.910.534017 CABREO AT MEDITERRA 16725 Cabreo Drive $1,195,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.009718 QUAIL WEST 29026 Blaisdell Drive $1,349,000 PSIR Valerie Bee 239.398.305519 TIBURON MARQUESA ROYALE 2546 Marquesa Royale Lane #201 $1,368,000 PSIR Diane Solomon 301.343.5585 Open 2-4pm20 THE DUNES GRANDE GENEVA 265 Indies Way #601 $1,375,000 PSIR Connie Long 239.825.9790 Call agent for entry.21 OLDE CYPRESS DAVINCI ESTATES 2979 Mona Lisa Blouvedar $1,395,000 PSIR Kathleen Forsman 239.404.162922 OLD NAPLES 516 2nd Street South $1,475,000 PSIR Martha Kelly 239.877.4569 23 PELICAN MARSH TERRABELLA 9024 Terranova Drive $1,670,000 PSIR Suzanne Amon 239.216.390624 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1220 Gordon River Trail From $1,795,000 PSIR Call 239.261.3148 Open Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm & Sunday 12-5pm25 GREY OAKS ESTATES 2751 Buckthorn Way $1,999,000 PSIR Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 >$2,000,00026 OLD NAPLES MANGROVE BAY 201 Goodlette Road South $2,000,000 Paradise Realty of Naples, LLC Sales Center 239.261.2200 Open Daily27 THE MOORINGS 728 Regatta Road $2,125,000 Berkshire Hathaway Jackie May 239.450.0776 Daily 1-4pm28 VANDERBILT BEACH CONNORS 288 Flamingo Avenue $2,150,000 PSIR Kara Eisenga 239.398.6161 29 MARCO ISLAND 1250 Aruba Court $2,495,000 PSIR Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 30 MOORINGS 510 Riviera Drive $2,695,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097>$3,000,00031 PELICAN BAY MYSTIQUE 6869 Grenadier Boulevard Estates from $3,000,000 to over $7,000,000 PSIR Sales Office 239.598.9900 32 AQUALANE SHORES 656 16th Avenue South $3,495,000 PSIR Vincent Bandelier 239.450.5976 33 THE MOORINGS 875 Wedge Drive $3,595,000 PSIR Phil Collins 239.404.6800 >$4,000,00034 IL CORSINI AT MEDITERRA 15318 Corsini Way $4,850,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097>$5,000,00035 PORT ROYAL 655 Galleon Drive $5,850,000 Berkshire Hathaway Jackie May 239.450.0776 Daily 1-5pm >$6,000,00036 PORT ROYAL 3200 Gordon Drive $6,500,000 PSIR Lisa Tashjian 239.259.7024 >$22,000,00037 PORT ROYAL 840 Admiralty Parade $22,900,000 Berkshire Hathaway Jackie May 239.450.0776 Daily 1-6pm Florida Weeklys Open Houses 2 4 3 5 15 6 10 16 17 13 14 11 7 19 8 9 12 18 1 20 22 23 25 28 24 27 26 29 30 31 32 33 34 21 35 36*For illustration purposes only. 37
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dfDowning-Frye Realty, Inc. NOVEMBER 26, 2015 downingfrye.com NAPLES 180 Ninth Street South, Naples 34102 800-448-3411BONITA 23421 Walden Center Dr, Bonita Springs 34134 888-777-1193 MOORINGS Stunning New Construction Modern Masterpiece! This custom home features 4735 sq. ft. under air, great room concept, 4 bedrooms, 4 1/2 bathrooms, ofce, dining room with brick-walled wine room, bonus room, kitchen with double island, top of the line appliances and a wet bar, 2 replaces, 2 laundry rooms, Smart-Home technology, expansive out-door living area, outdoor kitchen, oversize gas heated pool and spa. $3,695,000.Alison Kalb, 239-564-0714 Shadow Wood Preserve 6960 Lakewood Isle Drive Panoramic views of lake, golf course & nature preserve. This custom estate home is designed to focus on outdoor living.$890,000.MARYANNE KENNEDY, 239-405-0266 Villa Palmeras 21559 Cascina Drive Recently reduced villa on lake with extended lanai built in 2013. Convenient to everything. Impeccably maintained.$319,900.MARYANNE KENNEDY, 239-405-0266 COVE TOWERS30 Cove Tower Drive #201 Attention Lower Floor Lovers! An OUTDOOR TERRACE. Spacious 3BR/2BA, END UNIT. Large Porcelain Tile throughout, Quartz counter top, Stainless Steel Appliances, Crown Molding, New A/C, Hurricane Shutters. $635,777.MARSHA MOORE, 239-398-4559 VILLAGE WALK #3518 El Verdado Way Lovely 2/2 villa, SW lake and sunset views, large pool, granite in kitchen. storm shutters, 2 car garage, quiet and peaceful. Amenity rich community.$365,000.Lauren Fowlkes, 239-572-4334 ST. KITTS at pelican bay #302 Great priced 2/2/den with plantation shutters and storm protection, tropical green garden views over pool. Luxury high rise with easy beach access, guest suites and tness center.$569,000.Lauren Fowlkes, 239-572-4334 ST. VINCENTS AT PELICAN BAY #25 Sunsets over lake, rst oor unit 3/2 1850 sq ft + close to beach tram. Fantastic condition. High ceilings. Available furnished. Walk to tennis. low Density, sunny pool. $645,000.Lauren Fowlkes, 239-572-4334 Saturnia Lakes www.2114IslaDePalmaCircle.com5 Bed, 4 Baths, 3346 Sq Ft. 300 Sq Ft First Floor In-Law Suite with Private Entrance, Southern Exp, Wide Lake Views, Upgraded Custom Cabinetry, Granite Counters, New SS Apps, Whole House Generator. A Rated Schools. Amenity Rich Community. $499,000.Chris Lecca, 239-776-5423 NAPLES LAKES CC 4984 Cerromar Drive Golf Membership incl. Great lake/golf view. Sunny westfacing pool. 20 porcelain tile. 4BR/3BA/3,271sf/3-Car$849,000 (Furn.) Photos at www.GolfHomeGuru.comJoe Morgan, 239-438-6426 GOLF HOME GURU Estate Home & Guest House 5841 Spanish Oaks Lane off Oakes Blvd.Opportunity of a lifetime home with spacious guest house. Minutes to Mercato, totally fenced, 2.5 acres, Oakes Estates. Main house 3+Den, 3004 SF & Guest house 2BR, 2 Full BA. Soaring ceilings, open plan, super kitchen. MLS #215057076. $959,000.Jeff Helm, 239-601-7875 Remington at Bay Colony Residence 704 Panoramic views, 7th oor end unit. 3,010 Sq. Ft. of under-air living space, with a great-room style open oorplan, 3 BR, 3 BA, 9 foot ceilings, custom mirrors, granite and marble countertops, wet bar, built in surround sound, expansive screened in lanai with electric hurricane shutters, and a well-appointed neutral kitchen. Enjoy all of the wonderful amenities of the Remington, Bay Colony, and Pelican Bay. $6,200,000.Alison Kalb, 239-564-0714 spanish wells bonita springs 4br/4.5 bath home, over 3000 sq. ft. of living space. Each bedroom has its own bath. King in master with Jacuzzi tub & separate shower. Large family & living room, great kitchen. Covered area by the pool with bar & pool bath. This is a very well equipped home. Turnkey furnished. Pets okay with $500 deposit (refundable) Three miles from the beach.Annual $3,950-Seasonal $7,500Brammer Group, 239-253-8820 LOOKING FOR A CAREERin real estate, or a change in address of your real estate ofce? Contact Shawn Strodoski,Director of Career Development239-261-2244 ext 700Shawn@dfryerealty.comdfDowning-Frye Realty, Inc. NEVIS AT COVE TOWERSSeller is Very Motivated!!! 3 large bedrooms with private baths, plus a guest bath. Hardwood oors, tile, Newer Stainless Steel appliances, granite counter tops, private elevator, and an easy drive into your garage space. $699,777.MARSHA MOORE, 239-398-4559 pending sale Ann m. Nunes, 239-860-0949 NAPLESThe Resort Lifestyle You Deserve! Ann Nunes239firstname.lastname@example.org Gold Level AgentBryan Roberts239-860-4776 email@example.com Working Together too Achieve Working Together To Achieve Downing-Frye Realty, Inc.dfNew Client Coordinator park shore area 4786 West Blvd.Rarely available spacious 2/2 condo in Lakeview Pines lakefront unit. Walk to beach, Waterside Shops, etc. Pet friendly. Low density. Lakefront. One car garage/ample storage.$390,000.Karen Coney Coplin, 239-777-4093 OPEN HOUSE SUN. nov. 22, 1-4pm JUST LISTED
A GUIDE TO THE LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE WEEK OF NOV. 26-DEC. 2, 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 Mystique at Pelican Bay | 239.598.9900 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 The Naples Players present American playwright Larry Shues comedy The Foreigner Nov. 25-Dec. 20 at the Sugden Community Theatre. Dallas Dunnagan and Carole Fenstermacher direct the production. When pathologically shy Charlie joins his friend Froggy for a much-needed getaway, he dreads having to converse with people he doesnt know. The solution? Make everyone think hes from an exotic foreign country and does not speak English. The result? Deep secrets, diabolical plans and an outrageously wacky comedy. Brett Marston, in his first role on the main stage with TNP, stars as the downtrodden Englishman, Charlie Baker. Mr. Marston has participated in ETC Readers Theatre productions with TNP and has performed with The Appleton Players in Appleton, Wis., and Bridge Theatre Company in New York. TNP veteran Sepp Ronay co-stars as The Foreigner promises a world of laughs Kathleen Madigan looks straight ahead with her comedyFROMLIPTHEBY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ oridaweekly.com NATALIE BRASINGTON PHOTOGRAPHYKathleen Madigan WHEN IT COMES TO STAND-UP COMICS, Kathleen Madigan is a superhero. Disguised in casual clothes typically jeans and a short leather jacket her superpower is opening her mouth and totally disarming her listeners with observations and stories that leave them helpless with laughter. Shes been doing this for 25 years, all over the globe; shell do so at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall on Thursday, Dec. 3. The Detroit Free Press and PopMatters. com named Ms. Madigan one of the SEE LIP, C4 I have an Are you f**king kidding me? kind of attitude. So some people think Im from New York (or) from Boston. Kathleen Madigan, comedianSEE FOREIGNER, C16 Art and warHistorical novel provides provocative insights into artistic rebellion and revolution. C5 TAG this oneThe American Gastropub at Coconut Point amps up familiar dishes. C35 A holiday must-seeChristmas Eve poker game sets the stage for Florida Reps The Seafarer. C10 SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 Downtown Naples: 261 9th St SouthLearn more about NeoGraft from board certied plastic surgeon W. G. Eshbaugh, Jr., MD, FACS while enjoying light refreshments and special discounts available only during this event.Reserve your spot:Attendance is complimentary, but RSVP is required. 239-728-1660 | www.RiverchaseDermatology.comThursday, December 3 Give Us A Day, Well Give You YOUR HAIR BACK Ultherapy Event261 9th St. South, NaplesJoin us for our VIP consultation day in Downtown Naples and be registered for a chance to win a free Ultherapy lip treatment! Guests can enjoy special VIP pricing on Ultherapy during this event only.Reserve your spot:Attendance is complimentary, but RSVP is required.239-449-3499 | www.RiverchaseDermatology.com Ultherapy is the only non-invasive FDA approved procedure to lift the skin on the brow, chin, neck and chest.THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10Get Tighter, Brighter Skin Just in Time for the Holidays! SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTSLearning how to bare fangs My poet friend Miguel says, In dating, you have to have fangs. Hes always talking like that, in metaphors. Fangs, I agreed. I could use some of those. People are always telling me Im too nice. In dating and elsewhere, this softness gets me in trouble. How much better would my life be if I had an intimidating grin? Instead of shrinking from conflicts, Id bare my teeth. Instead of apologizing, Id growl. Instead of running away, Id stand and fight. How do you get fangs? I asked Miguel. He shrugged enigmatically. You just have to grow them. So I started picturing myself with a fine set of pointed incisors. Mine were delicate but deadly, a very ladylike pair. Charming and also threatening. When a date cancelled last minute, I didnt pout and act wounded. I have fangs, I thought. When another date made an offhand comment at dinner Im a hot mess, I said after dropping a green bean in my lap; Who says youre hot? he replied I refused to let his words cut me. I have fangs, I thought. Of course, some people dont need to invent sharp eyeteeth. Theyre born with them. These are the people who make the rest of us cower. Last week, I pulled into a gas station just as a young man drove into the same row of pumps. He steered his scuffed Impala all the way forward, nose to nose with my Fiat, and scowled at me through the windshield as if I had driven in the wrong way. I forgot that I had fangs, and I raised my hands in a weak little gesture and mouthed, What? with the kind of smile that usually gets me out of trouble. He glared back. His naked aggression socked me, and I slunk to the pumps and back to my car without looking at him again. I have milk teeth, I thought. Its not foolproof, this trick, but imagining fangs is a good exercise for someone like me. Because, the truth is, I am afraid of everything. Im afraid of getting on a plane. Im afraid of eating dinner by myself. Im afraid of wearing the wrong shoes. Im afraid the best and most beautiful parts of my life have already passed. Im afraid I'll be an old woman living in this house by myself, suffocated by loneliness, wondering why I never got married again. Im afraid of so many things, too many things. But I am also stubborn. And I refuse to let that fear keep me from trying, again and again and again, to live the kind of life I want. I am soft, its true, and I am also too nice. I let myself be vulnerable in circumstances where I know better, and I am easily hurt. This is fundamental to who I am, as intractable as the color of my eyes or the freckles on my skin. But now I have fangs. They dont make me invincible, Im finding, and they certainly dont make me fearless. But they make me a little more willing to take on the world. And sometimes thats all we need. 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 NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 Funniest Women on the Planet (a list that included Tina Fey and Amy Poehler), and stand-up comic Lewis Black calls her the funniest comic in America, bar none. Shes continually on the move, doing 300 shows a year. She travels so much that, by her calculation, over the past two and a half decades, shes never spent more than two consecutive weeks in one place. The plain-speaking, shoot-from-thehip comic is a native Missourian, born and raised in a suburb of St. Louis. She now calls Los Angeles home, though she also has a farm in the Midwest. I have an Are you f**king kidding me? kind of attitude, she says. So some people think Im from New York (or) from Boston. Her humorous incredulity has taken her far. Her biography states shes performed on nearly every late night show ever made, (with Jay) Leno, (David) Letterman, Conan (OBrien), (Craig) Ferguson and most recently in 2015 on the new The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore. She was nominated for a 2014 American Comedy Award for Best Concert Comic, and Madigan Again, her hourlong special (her third) was named one of iTunes Best Comedy Albums of 2013. She has released four CDs, two DVDs and has starred in two HBO specials, three Comedy Central specials and five CMT Salute to the Troops specials with Ron White. A top three finalist in Season Two of NBCs Last Comic Standing, Ms. Madigan was the only comedian not challenged by the others. (Comedians would have to say, I think Im funnier than and then name one of the other comics in the competition. The most-challenged comic would then pick one of his or her challengers and go head-to-head with them, with the loser leaving the show.) No one, no one challenged Ms. Madigan. Probably because they all knew she was funnier and they would lose. Though she didnt win the contest, she did return to Last Comic Standing three seasons later as a judge. Shes gone on USO tours in Iraq and Afghanistan and headlined at the Mirage in Las Vegas.Florida and golfShes no stranger to Florida. Though her parents live in Missouri, they winter in Florida, Ms. Madigan has revealed in her stand-up: My parents are in Florida, where all Midwest people over the age of 70 are told to report, in the winter. Her parents lived in The Villages, a central Florida retirement place so big it has its own post office and zip code. It is the largest over55 gated community in the world. Residents use golf carts to get around. She was in Florida doing some gigs, and planned to visit her parents for a few days. Her mother informed her she couldnt stay with them, because The Villages has a rule that no one under the age of 55 can spend the night on the property. So, at 47, I am once again going to have a fake ID? she told an audience, incredulously. She insisted on staying. Whats the worst thats going to happen? she asked. Theres an old guy in a golf cart and a flashlight who does bed checks like in Hogans Heroes? Im not scared. I can kick anyones ass there. You know why? Because I still have my real knees. But when asked, Ms. Madigan tells Florida Weekly her parents have been freed from The Villages. She bought them a condo in Sarasota. It all depends on what youre into, she says. Its very activity-based. I think it bothered my parents that theres not a lot of kids around. My dad said, I felt like we were out of society, that we were living in this fabricated society with no teens, no little kids. Her parents, who had seven children, have lots of grandchildren. Theyre used to a lot of youth around, she says. About The Villages, she adds: Its like Cocoon there. I played in their Tuesday golf league. It was like a show, like all the actors (from Cocoon) came out. One hundred or 200 old people bolted to the golf carts. It was like an army of 60-, 70-, 80-somethings, all running to their golf carts. Shes not planning on golfing while in Florida this time. (She plays Stuart Dec. 2 and Coral Springs Dec. 4) Its just too difficult to travel with her clubs, she says, noting that airlines have lost them twice so far this year. They eventually find them, and try to ship them to her, but by then shes already moved on to a couple other cities, doing shows. She conducts her comedy career like golf, she says. I dont care what anybody else is doing, what anybody else is shooting, she says. Im going to keep shooting up the middle, and then Im going to have a score when Im done. Its not an interactive sport; it doesnt matter (what others are doing.) Keep your eyes focused ahead, rather than sideways.Point of viewMs. Madigan tends to write comedy for herself, though on occasion shes written for others. Shes written and produced for Lewis Blacks Root of All Evil on Comedy Central and for Gary Shandlings Emmy monologues. Ive written for people I like, she says. I dont want to do it for a living. If theres somebody I like, I hear their voice, they have a very specific voice that I know I can write for. Shes not good at writing generic jokes anyone could deliver, she says, adding that if Mr. Shandling and Mr. Black sat her down and told her to write 10 minutes of golf jokes, shed have to know who was going to say them. To me, thats the most important part. Its the point of view. Whos telling this joke? Is it Gary Shandling or Lew? Gary Shandlings jokes go back on himself, hes usually the victim. And Lews usually go out into the world. Gary will say: Im screwed up. Lew will say: The worlds screwed up. And I will say: This is all idiotic, everybody is screwed up. Its the point of view, more than the actual joke. She had a chance to write for The Tonight Show, she says, but I dont want to sit in a writers room doing jokes by committee. I know what Jay (Leno) was going to do, a 10-minute monologue on the news. But sometimes I dont think the news is funny that day. Shed rather be up on stage herself, telling audiences her own stories in her own inimitable way.Mothers and politiciansShe jokes about her parents while on stage. She impersonates her mother. What would it be like with her mother, Kathy Griffins mother and Margaret Chos mother all in one room? Margarets mom takes the cake. She might be the worst, she muses. With age, its just easier to tease them all. My dads good for a good 20 minutes, too. They like it. None of them mind. She also talks politics, though with the material current candidates are providing, its almost too easy. Lew and I were saying that you can just say peoples names onstage, and the audience laughs. It is too easy. I use the analogy of Survivor. When (Republican candidate) Bobby Jindal dropped out, I tweeted that hed been voted off the island. There are too many now, its too crazy. Once it gets narrowed down, the crazies will fall. Theyll start dropping. You cant sustain it that long. I used to be mad our election process is that long, but now its good, because youre seeing whos really serious and who can make it. If youre authentic and smart, you can make it through the whole process. Her strategy as a comedian is to Let it play out and let it go. Itll still be easy to make fun of whoevers left. Adding to the absurdity: Fellow comedian Ron White recently announced his candidacy for president. He can have my vote, absolutely, she says. Any chance of her becoming his running mate? No, she says, hes already named comedian Josh Blue, a former winner of Last Comic Standing, as his vice president. Theyd want me to become secretary of state, she says. Because Rons White and Josh is Blue, and I have red hair, so itd be Red, White and Blue. A comedy trifecta. You cant get any more patriotic or silly than that. LIPFrom page 1 Kathleen Madigan>> When: 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3 >> Where: Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers >> Cost: $36.98 and $28.50 >> Info: 481-4849 or bbmannpah.com BRIAN FREIDMAN PHOTOGRAPHY
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C5 new yearround service to Cancun, Mexico FLORIDA WRITERSValiant artist struggles to open U.S. doors for Hitlers prey The Muralist by B.A. Shapiro. Algonquin Books. 352 pages. Hardcover, $26.95. B.A. Shapiros The Muralist dazzles and excites with its penetrating look at the New York art scene during the Depression, the situation in Europe for Jews seeking to flee Nazi persecution and murder, and the present-time life of a young woman working for a major art auction house. The plot is carefully managed through two alternating time lines: One begins in 1939 and is focused on an obscure Jewish artist, Alize Benoit; the other follows todays Danielle Abrams, Alizes great niece. It becomes Danielles obsession to discover Alizes fate. Alize is an American citizen who lived for many years in France, returning to the United States in 1937 at the age of 19 already a well-schooled artist. When readers meet her in 1939, she is part of a circle of young artists who are creating a great new American art form Abstract Expressionism. The others include Jackson Pollack, Lee Krasner, Mark Rothko and, on occasion, Dutch-born Willem de Kooning. These and other artists challenge and inspire one another while living in dire poverty, surviving on commissions received from a special branch of the Works Progress Administration that buys paintings for display in public buildings. But the WPA Federal Art Project favored representational rather than abstract art, handicapping the chances for this groups experimentation being accepted. When sporadic messages from her relatives describe their deteriorating situation in France and urge her to help, Alize, who feels a deep and constant responsibility for saving them, becomes a political activist. Her target is Breckinridge Long, the man in charge of administering immigration controls, whose personal mission was to block oppressed Europeans (and especially Jews) from getting the necessary visas. He was only too successful. Alize tries to engage Eleanor Roosevelt to assist in this effort, an effort that includes politically charged art that Alize develops to raise public awareness of the Jewish plight. Impressed by the power of Picassos Guernica, she decides to create a mural for a forthcoming exhibition. With time running out, she enlists her artist cohorts to help her with the project. Facing many frustrations and with her physical and mental health severely declining, Alize disappears in 1940. The 2015 timeline follows Danielles curiosity about her vanished great aunt. This curiosity is spurred into action by some mysterious paintings, fragments of a larger work, that she finds hidden in envelopes pasted to the back of paintings transmitted to Christies, the famous and influential auction house where Danielle works. Interviews, database searches and other research slowly reveal an impression of Alizes life and artistic mission. Still, Danielles struggle to establish the historical Alize and to discover if she is alive is frustrated until she makes a last-ditch effort that takes her to France. The brilliance of the book is in Ms. Shapiros ability to breathe life into a highly unusual fictional character who struggles under the circumstances of her past, her present situation, her loyalties, her fears and her diminishing capacities. The author also brings to life the actual people who surrounded Alize in her Greenwich Village life. Scenes that bring Eleanor Roosevelt and Alize face to face are amazing and compelling, however improbable. This provocative book includes insights about artistic rebellion and revolution: What does it take to make a major breakthrough in art? How does this work for individuals and for groups? Related issues include the question of arts role as a change agent. Ms. Shapiros action scenes describing an artwork being created, accompanied by the artists thoughts and emotions, have spectacular authenticity. The Muralist, a historical novel about two determined women separately fighting against the odds, is a fascinating and suspenseful read from beginning to end. Though Ms. Shapiro, whose winter home is in Bonita Springs, has had a successful publishing career going back into the 1990s, her big breakthrough with readers and critics came only recently, with The Art Forger (2013). She will be part of the local authors session at the inaugural Collier County Jewish Book Festival that takes place Wednesday, Feb. 24, in the Community Room at the Naples Daily News. Find out more at jewishbookfestibal.org. 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. g E s a K i philJASONphiljreviews@gmail.com SHAPIRO
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 THEATERBoeing-Boeing By Gulfshore Playhouse through Nov. 29 at The Norris Center. (866) 811-4111 or gulfshoreplayhouse.org. The Foreigner By The Naples Players through Dec. 20 at the Sugden Community Theater. 263-7990 or naplesplayers.org. See story on page C1.Mr. Burns, The Post Electric Play By Theatre Conspiracy on select dates through Dec. 12 at the Foulds Theatre at the Alliance for the Arts. $24. 936-3239 or theatreconspiracy.org.A Wonderful Life Nov. 26-Dec. 26 at the Broadway Palm Theatre, Fort Myers. 278-4422 or broadwaypalm.com.The Seafarer By Florida Repertory Theater through Dec. 13 in the ArtStage Studio Theatre, downtown Fort Myers. 332-4488 or floridarep.org. See review on page C10.Plaid Tidings Through Dec. 26 at the Broadway Palm Theatre, Fort Myers. 278-4422 or broadwaypalm.com.A Christmas Story By Florida Repertory Theatre Dec. 1-20, downtown Fort Myers. 332-4488 or floridarep.org.Thoroughly Modern Millie By students of the Naples Performing Arts Center Dec. 4-6 at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. naplesperformingartscenter.tix.com.Jacob Marleys Christmas Carol By Gulfshore Playhouse Dec. 12-20 at The Norris Center. 261-7529 or gulfshoreplayhouse.org. THURSDAY11.26Turkey Trot Village at Venetian Bay hosts its annual Gobble Gobble 4-Miler at setting out 7 a.m. to benefit St. Matthews House. gobblegobblefourmiler.Moveable Feast Gulf Coast Runners hosts its third annual Thanksgiving 5K stepping out at 7:30 a.m. at Cambier Park. Proceeds benefit St. Matthews House. 404-7007 or gcrunner.org.Dogs in the Garden Naples Botanical Garden is open for regular hours on Thanksgiving and welcomes visitors with their canine companions from 3-5 p.m. Dogs are also welcome from 9-11 a.m. Sundays and 8-11 a.m. Tuesdays. Regular admission applies, plus $9.95 per pooch. FRIDAY11.27Book Signing Author Kyle Prue signs copies of The Sparks starting at 9 a.m. at Barnes & Noble at Waterside Shops. 598-5200 or bn.com.Laugh It Up Steve Salbo takes the stage at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 27-28, at the Old Naples Comedy Club. $20. 1100 Sixth Ave. S. 455-2844 or room2laugh.com. SATURDAY11.28Farmers Market Take a stroll along one of Naples celebrated thoroughfares and purchase locally produced fruits and veggies, artisanal products and more at the Third Street South Farmers market from 7:30-11:30 a.m. 4346533 or thirdstreetsouth.com. Love Yoga Essential Yoga Naples hosts a gratitude yoga session with aromatherapy from 3-4:30 p.m. at Love Yoga Center. $26, registration required. 4949 Tamiami Trail N. (312) 505-9642.Let it Snow Flurries fall at the Village on Venetian Bay from 5-8 p.m. each Saturday until Christmas starting tonight. Enjoy a visit with Santa, story time with Mrs. Claus, carolers and more. 261-6100 or venetianvillage.com. Scarlet Begonia Grateful Dead cover band Crazy Fingers performs from 8-11:30 p.m. at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. Beer and wine happiness hour starts at 7 p.m. $35, VIP packages available. gratefuljamholidayparty.eventbrite.com.Holiday Sax Saxophonist Dave Koz and guests perform at 8 p.m. at Artis Naples. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org. SUNDAY11.29Yoga for All Caryn Gallagher leads a fusion yoga class from 9-10 a.m. at the Seagate beach access. Bring a beach towel and water. Registration required, donations welcome. (312) 505-9642.Concert in the Park The Music Makers Show Band performs at 2 p.m. in the bandshell at Cambier Park. Free. 263-1113 or fifthavenuesouth.com.MONDAY11.30Bingo! The Jewish Congregation of Marco Island hosts bingo every Monday. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for a hot-dog dinner included with admission. 991 Winterberry Drive. 642-0800.Films for Film Lovers Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs presents a screening of My Life Without Me (Spain, 2003) at 7 p.m. A young woman conceals the fact of her terminal cancer to live her life with a passion she never had before. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or artcenterbonita.org.TUESDAY12.1Early Birds Get a jump on the day with a guided walk through Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary from 8-11 a.m. $20 after regular admission ($12 for adults, $6 for college students, $4 for ages 6-18, free for ages 5 and younger). 348-9151 or corkscrew.audubon.org. Plant-Based Talk Collier Countys IFAS Extension hosts a chat from 9-11 a.m. about plants that do well in Southwest Florida yards. Garden tours and tropical fruit tree demonstration available as well. Free. 14700 Immokalee Road. 252-4800 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Writing Workshop Naples Botanical Garden invites writers to be inspired by the gardens and a prompt at 10 a.m. Free with regular Garden admission ($14.95 for adults, $9.95 for ages 4-14, free for ages 3 and younger). 643-7275 or naplesgarden.org. Game Time The Naples Italian American Foundation hosts mah jongg, bridge and cards at 11:30 a.m. Free for members, $3 for others. 7035 Airport-Pulling Road. 597-5210 or niafoundation.org. Holiday Fun Bonita Springs hosts its 16th annual Holiday in the Park fun from 4:30-8:30 p.m. at Riverside Park. Activities include tree lighting, a blizzard and live entertainment. 10451 Riverside Park. 992-4556 or cityofbonitasprings.org. Art Opening Marco Island Historical Museum hosts an opening reception for Clyde Butchers Natures Places of Spiritual Sanctuary exhibit from 5-7 p.m. The exhibit will hang through Feb. 10. 642-1440 or colliermuseums.com. See story on page C9. More Bingo Gets your cards in order for bingo starting at 5:45 p.m. tonight and every Tuesday at the Naples Elks Lodge #2010. $15. 11250 Tamiami Trail E. 643-0075 or elks.org. A Choral Christmas Naples Philharmonic and Naples Philharmonic Chorus perform classical holiday works at 8 p.m. at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org. WEDNESDAY12.2Local History Naples Historical Society hosts a walking tour of Old Naples setting out at 9:30 a.m. from Historic Palm Cottage. Reservations required. $10 members, $16 nonmembers. 137 12th Ave. S. 261-8164 or napleshistoricalsociety.org. Art ALIVE The 20-plus galleries in the Naples Art District (behind AirportPulling and Pine Ridge roads) open to the public from 5-8 p.m. Free. 580-7999.Tree Lighting Mercato fires up whats billed as the largest living tree in Southwest Florida at 5 p.m. 254-1080 or mercatoshops.com.Lifelong Learning Chris Woods, advancement advisor for the Flora of North American Association, resents a lecture titled The Spell of Sensuous from 6-8 p.m. $15 for members, $20 for nonmembers. 643-7275 or naplesgaren.com. COMING UPLifelong Learning Learn about terrariums in a lifelong learning class from 10-11:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, at Naples Botanical Garden. 643-7273 or naplesgarden.org. More Lights Fifth Avenue South lights the tree on Sugden Plaza and kicks off the holiday season with musical and dance performances from 5-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3.Acoustic Storytellers Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs hosts a behindthe-scenes look at music legends Roy Orbison, the Moody Blues and more at 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3. Performances of their work accompany the presentation. $30-40. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 4958989 or artcenterbonitasprings.Holiday Kick-Off Ave Maria hosts its ninth annual Celebration of Lights from 5-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, at Ave Maria Town Center. The evening includes a parade, ice skating and a zip line. $5-10. 352-3903 or avemaria.com. Adventure Day Lovers Key State Park celebrates Great Outdoor Adventure Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, with food, touch tanks, childrens activities, ranger-led tours and more. Free with park entry fee ($8 per eight person vehicle, $4 for a single passenger and $2 for pedestrians and cyclists). 463-4588 or floridastateparks.org.Flower Arranging Learn the fundamentals of floral design from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, Dec. 4, at Naples Botanical Garden. $35 for members, $40 for nonmembers. 643-7275 or naplesgarden.org. Holiday Hot Rods Mercato hosts a holiday car show featuring more than 125 collector and luxury cars from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5. 254-1080 or mercatoshops.com.Santa Breakfast Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples hosts breakfast with Santa from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5. Meal provided by Bob Evans. $25 for members, $30 for non-members. 260-1600 or cmon.org. Holiday Bazaar Lely Palms Retirement Community holds its third annual Charms of Christmas holiday bazaar from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5. 1000 Lely Palms Drive. 775-7661. Go East Several East Naples organizations host the East Naples Food & Music Fest from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at Florida Sports Park. $10. 252-2384 or eastnaplesfest.org. Sugarplum Dreams Miami City Ballet presents George Ballanchines The Nutcracker at 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 5-6, at Artis Naples. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org. Cruise-in Miromar Outlets hosts a car show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6. 948-3766 or miromaroutlets.com. WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO A holiday tradition continues at Sugden Community Theatre when KidzAct of The Naples Players KidzAct presents Nutcracker Goes Pop! on select dates Wednesday through Sunday, Dec. 2-13. naplesplayers.org
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7 Daryl Hall and John Oates perform at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers. bbmannpah. com 11.29 #VISIT IT Yves St. Laurent + Halston: Fashioning the s at The Baker Museum offers a unique look at 80 ensembles and 20 accessories from the couture powerhouses who defined disco style. On loan from The Museum at FIT, the exhibit remains at the art museum at ArtisNaples through March 6. artisnaples.orgMarco Island Historical Museum hosts an opening reception for Clyde Butchers Natures Places of Spiritual Sanctuary exhibit from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday. The celebrated photographer will discuss his lifes work after the reception. Mr. Butchers Gator Hook is shown here. See story on page C9. colliermuseums.org 12.1 Grateful Dead tribute band Crazy Fingers performs at 8 p.m. Saturday at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. Enjoy a beer and wine happiness hour before the show. gratefuljamholidayparty. eventbrite.com Naples Botanical Garden is open for regular hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving and welcomes visitors with their canine companions from 3-5 p.m. naplesgarden.org 11.26Its already Christmas at Palm Cottage, home of the Naples Historic Society. The oldest house is Naples is decked out in holiday lights and finery for all to enjoy through New Years Eve. napleshistoricalsociety.org WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOSnacks & Stories Holocaust Museum of Southwest Florida invites children ages 8-12 to create and illustrate their own storybooks from 12:301:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6. Free, reservations requested. 263-9200 or holocaustmuseumswfl.org. Meet the Composers Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs presents Anne McLean at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, with her multimedia presentation about Johann Brahms and Clara Schumann. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. $20-$25. 4958989 or artcenterbonita.org. Holiday Tango La Milonguita hosts a Christmas tango dance from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, at the Arthur Miller Dance Center. 3339 Tamiami Trail N. 989-1464. Mother Superior Ave Maria Universitys Canizaro Library displays photographer Marie Constantins photos of Mother Teresa Dec. 7-Feb. 29. Ms. Constantin was twice commissioned to photograph the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize winner and shot her beatification photo. Exhibit open during library hours. Free. 280-2557 or avemaria.edu.Tickling the Ivories Pianist Addiel Pintueles performs at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, in the community center at Avow. Free, but donations appreciated. 1095 Whippoorwhill Lane. 261-4404 or avowcares.org.Choral Concert Voices of Naples performs a holiday concert at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Free. 777 Mooring Line Drive. 249-4147 or voicesofnaples.org. CAPA Concert Harpist Dickie Fleischer and flautist Leelo Basham perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $10-40. 775-2800 or capacenter.org. Songwriters Concert Local musicians Bob Covington, Boyd Baker and Bob Williams play acoustic sets from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, in the gazebo at Lovers Key State Park. Free with park entry fee. 463-4558 or friendsofloverskey.org. Christmas Parade The City of Naples hosts its annual holiday procession down Fifth Avenue South from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8. 213-1000 or naplesgov.com.Art Talk Local artist Jose Maria Castillo speaks about how he overcame his fear of failure and gives a demonstration of his work at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, at The von Liebig Center. $10 for Naples Art Association members, $15 for nonmembers. 262-6517 or naplesart.org. Live and Local Rick Howard and the Speedbumps take the stage at 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, for a Live & Local concert in the Daniels Pavilion at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org. Dinner with Artists Take in an interactive art experience with Juan Diaz while enjoying Chef Brian Rolands culinary artistry starting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, at The von Liebig Center. $100. 262-6517 or naplesart.org.Holiday Pawty Top Dog Kitchen and BKS Yoga host a toga party for pooches from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10. Free puppy treats and human refreshments. Reservations required. 2900 Tamiami Trail N. 213-9276 or info@ bksyogastudio.com. Masterworks The Naples Philharmonic performs with guest conductor Joshua Weilerstein at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Dec. 10-11, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC8 WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 Be A Part of the Show! THE NAPLES PLAYERS Tickets: 239-263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.orgThe Naples Players at Sugden Community Theatre 701 5th Ave. South, Naples, FL 34102 WEDNESDAY 7:30 P.M. THURSDAY SATURDAY 8:00 P.M. SUNDAY 2:00 P.M.A hidden identity unleashes truths and leads to outrageously funny situations. THE FOREIGNERBY LARRY SHUESponsored by: TICKETS: ADULTS $35 STUDENTS 21 AND UNDER $10 GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE 13 Years Voted Best Live Theatre T NOVEMBER 25 DECEMBER 20IN BLACKBURN HALL Experience the Difference Good Taste Makes.MondayThursday 11:30am9:00pm 1427 Pine Ridge Road, #105, Naples True Neapolitan Pizza and Authentic Italian Food WEEKENDHAPPY HOURSaturday & Sunday :00pmEnjoy Half Price on House Wines, Domestic Beers and Select Appetizers! WHAT TO DOKids Art Thomas Riley Studio on Fifth Avenue South hosts an opening reception from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, for an exhibit of mixed media art by the children at Youth Haven. Proceeds benefit the shelters art program. 6875155 or email@example.com.Opera Evening Friends of Opera Naples host dinner and a performance by the Opera Naples Childrens Choir from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11. Reservations required by Tuesday, Dec. 8. $75. 4201 Gulfshore Blvd. N. 963-9050 or operanaples.org. Critics Choice Book critic Elaine Newton leads a discussion about Lily Kings Euphoria at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org.Holiday Market Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary holds its second annual holiday market from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12. 348-9151 or corkscrew.audubon.org. Light Show The Marine Industries Association of Collier Countys Christmas Boast Parade sets sail in Naples Bay from 6:15-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12. 682-0900 or miacc.org. Concert The Naples Klezmer Band performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $2232. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or artcenterbonita.org. Cars on Parade Naples Big Wheels hosts a car show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, at Florida Sports Park to benefit Bikes for Tykes. See hot rods, vintage autos, muscle cars and more. $7 or donation of a usable bicycle. Children 12 and under admitted free. (781) 7181438 or bikesfortykes.org.Beware the Dark Side Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs hosts a Star Wars movie marathon starting at 10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 13. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. $15. 495-8989 or artcenterbonita. org. Klezmer Music & A Movie The Jewish Congregation of Marco Island presents klezmer music at 1:30 p.m. followed by a screening of Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem on Sunday, Dec. 13, at JCMI. 991 Winterberry Drive. 642-0800.Calendar Girl Pianist turned 1960s hit-maker Neil Sedaka takes the stage at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13 at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org. Brass Concert The Naples Philharmonic Brass Quintet performs at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. 775-2800 or capacenter.org. Pasta e Pellicolla Naples Italian American Foundation hosts dinner and a movie starting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14, with a pasta buffet and followed by a screening of Cose Dell Altro Mondo (Italy, 2012). An imaginative look at what life would be like without immigrant workers. $15, $5 for movie alone. 7035 Airport-Pulling Road. 5975210 or niafoundation.org. Tuba Tunes Naples Concert Bands 20th annual TUBA Christmas takes place from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17, at Sugden Plaza. 692-8436 or fifthavenuesouth.com. Flamenco Puro Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs hosts master flamenco dancer Clarita Filgueiras at 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17. $30-40. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or artcenterbonita.org. Holiday Stomp The Steampunk Stompers perform a holiday concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18, at Koreshan State Park. $15. 992-0311 or floridastateparks.org. Art Lesson Local artist Marjorie Pesek leads a class in her layered imagery technique from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, at Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center. $55. 300 Tower Road. 530-5972 or rookerybay.org. Comic Opera Opera Naples and the Naples Philharmonic join forces to present Die Fledermaus at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 22, at ArtisNaples. 9639050 or operanaples.org. Moonlight Ride Take a guided, nighttime canoe trip though CollierSeminole State Park setting out at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 25-26. $35. 20200 Tamiami Trail East. 394-3397 or floridastateparks.org. Vocal Concert The Ten Tenors perform works ranging from the Beatles to Bocelli at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 29, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org.Light Show City of Naples hosts a New Years Eve fireworks display on the beach starting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31. 213-1000 or naplesgov.com. Bluegrass Show Bluegrass guitarist Jack Lawrence stops by The Norris Center at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 2. $20. 213-3058 or naplesgov.com. Lunch & Learn Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center hosts a talk about its prescribed fire program from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5, over a hot lunch from Carrabas Italian Grill. 300 Tower Road. 530-5972 or rookerybay.org. CAPA Concert The Yzgrev Quintet performs at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $40 for VIP, $30 for adults, $10 for students. 2408 Linwood Ave. 775-2800 or capacenter.com. Starry Night Country music star Lorrie Morgan performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, at Seminole Immokalee Casino. $40-$50. (800) 218-0007 or seminoleimmokaleecasino.com.Book Talk Book critic Elaine Newton leads a discussion about Emily St. Jean Mandels Station Eleven at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, at ArtisNaples. 5971900 or artisnaples.org. Birding Basics Rookery Bay naturalists teach beginners the basics of bird watching from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 9. 300 Tower Road. 530-5972 or rookerybay.org. Full of Glee Chirpy Broadway powerhouse and Glee star Kristin Chenowith takes the stage at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org. Native Yards The Naples chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society presents a lecture about native landscaping at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, at Naples Botanical Garden. Free. 597-7222 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Sinatra at the Sands The Naples Jazz Orchestra commemorates Frank Sinatras landmark album with a tribute concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, at Golden Gate High School. $30. 207-8299 or naplesjazzorchestra.com. Email calendar listings and high-resolution 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.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 C9 Well be giving away 5 Golden Tickets every month from November to March for a coveted valet spot at Mercato. Heres How to Enter:1 Like MercatoNaples and 5StarValetNaples on Facebook 2 Take a selfie with your favorite Mercato valet 3 Post the photo and tag with: MercatoNaples, 5StarValetNaples and #MercatoGoldenTicket for a complimentary monthly valet pass.Contest runs November 1, 2015 to March 15, 2016. Five winners will be randomly drawn from entries on the 15th each month from November 2015 to March 2016 and posted on Mercato Facebook page. The complimentary passes are valid for the following calendar month. Only one entry per person per calendar month. Mercato employees, Five Star Valet employees and entrants under the age of 18 are not eligible. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. On the lawn across from MASA and Blues BandLocated just north of Vanderbilt Beach Road on U.S. 41 Winning one-act plays set for readings by ETC ETC Readers Theatre of The Naples Players announces the 12th annual presentation of one-act plays judged as winners in this years New Plays competition will take place Friday and Saturday, Dec. 18-19. An Evening of New Plays will be start at 7:30 p.m. in the Tobye Studio at the Sugden Community Theatre. A reception to honor the winning playwrights will follow Fridays performance. The winning plays, their directors and casts have been announced by coproducers Joan Laughlin and Rhona Saunders. Ms. Laughlin also serves as coordinator of the New Plays competition. The Long Trick by Faye Ellen Graetz of Fort Myers will be directed by Janina Birtolo. The story of an old, homebound sailor as he gives his sailing buddies a personal send-off and faces his own mortality will be read by Lori Broderick, Michael Troop and Derek Perry. Undercurrent by Robert Hilliard of Sanibel will be directed by Claire McKinney and read by Phil Cole, Sid Davis, Bob Hill, Todd Irby, Asia Johnson, Gigi Wietecha and Ron Wietecha. It tells the story of an American pilot shot down in France during WWII as he returns to find what he left behind. Darker than Tuts Tomb by Carole Fenstermacher will be directed by Anna Segreto and performed by Vic Caroli, Patti Caroli, Val Kuffel and Carla Grieve. This story makes neighbors wonder why the house next door is so dark, even though the snowbird owner is there without his wife. Tickets for $10 are available at the box office or by calling 263-7990. Box office hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. MondayFriday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. ETC Readers Theatre offers onstage opportunities for those with varying degrees of experience. Readings are performed without line memorization, props or blocking, in black costume, with limited rehearsals and script-inhand presentation. For more information about getting involved as a player, director, producer or committee member, call Becky Troop at 434-7340, ext. 14. Marco museum prepares to open newest Clyde Butcher photo exhibitThe Marco Island Historical Museum presents Natures Places of Spiritual Sanctuary, an exhibit of works by celebrated photographer Clyde Butcher, Dec. 1-Feb. 10. The public is invited to an opening reception from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1. Mr. Butcher will discuss the exhibit and his lifes work following the reception. Admission is free for members of the Marco Island Historical Society and $5 for others. Mr. Butcher is best known for his stunning photography and contributions to public awareness of the Florida Everglades, showing his deep and personal commitment to preserving endangered landscapes around the world. The images in Natures Places of Spiritual Sanctuary capture scenes from lands in California, Colorado, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah and Washington, as well as Florida. Through this new exhibition, Mr. Butcher hopes to reorient the way we view nature not as detached bystanders but an intricate tapestry into which we are equally woven. Bill Meadows, president of The Wilderness Society, states in the exhibits companion book, He magnifies reality in ways that encourage us to view nature with awe and respect. By demonstrating the unity of all beautiful, natural places, his artwork provides a compelling illustration of why wilderness should be preserved and sustained by linking natural lands together in a unified whole. The Marco Island Historical Museum is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. TuesdaySaturday. Admission is free. For more information, call 642-1440 or visit colliermuseums.com. Clyde Butcher at work in the Everglades.
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 Whether you need a car, truck or van, Enterprise is the perfect choice. 1 800 rent-a-car enterprise.com W h Pick-up subject to geographic and other restrictions. 2015 Enterprise Rent-A-Car G00131 8/15 ARTS COMMENTARY The Seafarer stands out as must-see theaterIf you want to give yourself an early Christmas present, buy a ticket to The Seafarer, now playing at Florida Repertory Theatres ArtStage Studio Theatre (through Dec. 13). Its as close to perfection as you can get in theater: a quintet of actors at the height of their game with an ingenious script (by Conor McPherson) and insightful direction (David Edwards). The Seafarer brings you to the heights and depths of emotion and turns you inside out. Producing artistic director Robert Cacioppos been wanting to stage this dark comedy for a few years, and after seeing it, I can say that its been well worth the wait. Its easy to understand why it was nominated for Best Play for both Tony and Olivier Awards. Its humorous and moving, but also haunting. On the surface, its about a group a group of drunken, middle-aged Irishmen playing poker on Christmas Eve. Sharky (James Clarke) has returned home from a chauffeuring job to spend Christmas with his blind brother, Richard (a wonderfully curmudgeonly Graham Smith.) Sharkys newly sober and trying to stay on the wagon. Best friend Ivan (Craig Bockhorn), a hapless kind of guy whos well-intentioned but seems perpetually befuddled by life, has been checking in on Richard in Sharkys absence. They are long-time friends and drinking buddies. Mr. Bockhorn does such a skillful job portraying Ivan that we instantly like him. When we first meet him, his hairs disheveled, his clothes askew. Dreadfully hungover, hes misplaced his glasses, and hes not too sure where his car is, either. Like the rest of the characters like all of us hes stumbling through life, trying his best, but not always quite succeeding. Sharky and Richard are living in a shambles of a house, with cracks and holes in the wall, easy chairs that have seen better days, and empty bottles everywhere. Its definitely a bachelors lair. Jordan Moores designed the set in such a way that we feel were actually in the room among them, invisible witnesses to what takes place. The kitchen, bathroom and steps to the front door are all in various corners of the space, beyond the audiences chairs. In an impulse of Christmas cheer, Richards invited Nicky (William Zielinski) to stop by and play cards. He does, bringing an unexpected guest with him, Mr. Lockhart (Peter Thomasson). And, though the others think theyre just playing a friendly game of cards, Sharky winds up playing poker with the devil, with his very soul at stake. Mr. Thomasson is truly terrifying as he exudes evil along with his arrogance and slickness. (Todd O. Wrens lighting greatly assists here too, in setting the tone.) Though unerringly polite on the surface, he torments the others. He knows their weaknesses, their guilt, their self-doubt, and thats where he pokes them, again and again. His eyes are piercing, his very demeanor chilling. His description of hell is unlike anything youve ever heard preached in a church: a place of complete and total isolation, trapped in a suffocating coffin a thousand miles under the cold, dark sea, forever alone, unable to sleep and unable to die. Whether you believe in the existence of God and the Devil and Heaven and Hell is immaterial for enjoying The Seafarer; they exist in this play, and very convincingly so. Mr. Clarke is an Everyman, struggling and failing, struggling and failing. He displays, often without words, his hopes, his regrets, his fear, his resignation. Hes accused of always making a mess of things, and it does seem that hes throwing his life away. Mr. Zielinski plays his neighbor, Nicky, the man who is now living with Sharkys ex-girlfriend. Hes brash, a big-talker with big schemes. And Mr. Smiths Richard is a complex portrayal. Hes disagreeable and argumentative, self-pitying, yet full of cheer and optimistic, even proclaiming at one point, I believe Sharky has potential, I believe he can change. The Seafarer has been compared to Its a Wonderful Life and A Christmas Carol, though its certainly not as chipper as the former nor as moralistic as the latter. It contains more humor than you think it might, though its not what youd consider family fare. And, like all masterful plays, Mr. McPhersons script contains layers upon layers. He skillfully weaves in the themes of light and darkness throughout, and also gives us various kinds of blindness: willful, spiritual and actual physical blindness. (Richard was blinded in an accident, and Nicky dons sunglasses while playing poker an affectation to be sure, but also a commentary on his sight.) The Seafarer is a great modern Irish fable, both realistic and fantastic. You leave the theater feeling wrung out, yet hopeful, as though youve been on a long, treacherous journey. Its one of the best things Florida Rep has produced: gripping, powerful and haunting. h t b i f h nancySTETSONnstetson@floridaweekly.com The Seafarer>> When: Through Dec. 13 >> Where: ArtStage Studio Theatre of Florida Repertory Theatre, downtown Fort Myers >> Cost: $45 >> Information: 332-4488 or oridarep.org From left: Actors Graham Smith, William Zielinski and Craig Bockhorn star in The Seafarer at the Florida Rep. AMANDA INSCORE / FLORIDA REPActors Peter Thomasson and James Clarke star in The Seafarer at the Florida Rep.
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC12 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 HOROSCOPES LIMINATION 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 SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) This is a good time to reinforce relationships -family, friends, colleagues -that might have been overlooked in recent years. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Family situations continue to thrive. Business associations also improve. Some holiday plans might have to be shifted a bit. Be flexible. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Avoid any influence of negative energy in this weeks aspect by not allowing small problems to grow into large ones. Work them out immediately. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) A friend might need advice on how to deal with a challenge to his or her moral values. And who better than you to give the honest answer? Good luck. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You might feel that you have all the answers right now. But it might be wise to listen to other ideas before you decide to close the lid on other possibilities. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Bovines give and expect loyalty, so it might not be easy to reconcile with someone you feel let you down. Why not ask a neutral party to set up a clearthe-air meeting? GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Anticipating the holidays with family and friends fuels your must-do Gemini energies. But try to pace yourself so youll be up for whatever comes along later. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) More background information might come through regarding a decision you expect to make. Be sure to check the source carefully before you move. LEO (July 23 to August 22) The strong, nurturing nature of the Lion comes through this week as you reach out to family and friends in need of your warm and loving support. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) A relationship that has almost totally unraveled could be close to being restored with more effort on your part to be more patient and less judgmental. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Your sense of fair play is strong this week, which can cause a problem with a longtime relationship. But in the end, youll know what decision to make. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) You might not know all the facts behind an unwelcome development, so keep that Scorpion temper in check and resist lashing out at anyone. BORN THIS WEEK: You have a sense of adventure that inspires others to follow your lead. PUZZLES
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And yet it stinks. More than anything, its dull. Were supposed to be engrossed in finding the killer of Carolyn Cobb (Zoe Graham), who was district attorney investigator Jess (Ms. Roberts) teenage daughter. However, the lead investigator, Ray (Mr. Ejiofor), is so convinced that the killer is a guy named Marzan (Joe Cole) that theres no room for mystery. The story becomes a matter of catching Marzan and Marzan only, a process that is delayed by flashbacks to 13 years earlier when Ray, Jess and their colleague Claire (Ms. Kidman) first began the investigation. Theres very little in these flashbacks thats of much importance to the present, which has the end effect of bloating the running time to 111 minutes while not making the movie any more interesting. If youre like me, youll wait for (and expect) a plot twist that never comes. Maybe the killer is fellow investigator Siefert (Michael Kelly), youll think, who covers up for Marzan early on. Or maybe its good guy investigator Bumpy (Dean Norris), whom we dont know much about but is played by a big enough star (Norris was Hank on Breaking Bad) that it could happen (they wouldnt give a big reveal to a nobody actor, after all). Or the killer could even be the district attorney (Alfred Molina) who insists on looking the other way with the murder investigation because he deems a possibly Al-Qaeda infested mosque in L.A. to be more important than a dead teenager. Perhaps you wouldnt spend so much time thinking about possible plot twists if there were more going on in the main storyline, but its all woefully slow. If Secret In Their Eyes has a fatal mistake, its this: It takes what couldve been a compelling whodunit and ruins any would-be tension by giving us only one person who couldve dunit and spending the entire movie chasing that one guy. Unless your name is Mad Max, a nearly two-hour chase for anyone is bound to grow tiresome. The actors do what they can with the material, but with a story like this its a thankless task. It also doesnt help that Ray is given little motivation regarding his determination to solve the case, that Jess doesnt have much to do besides look angry for most of the movie and that Claire, once a rising young attorney, is relegated to little more than a love interest in the films second half. So much more could and should have been done with each character to make them feel essential, not superfluous. Having seen Secret In Their Eyes, Im now thinking of whats worse than a murder mystery without suspense. Probably an action movie that doesnt excite (Spectre), a comedy that isnt funny (Rock The Kasbah) and/or a horror story thats never spooky (Crimson Peak). All are major film faux pas that should be unacceptable to consumers demanding quality for their hardearned dollar. a O a l i b b dan HUDAKpunchdrunkmovies.com >> Secret In Their Eyes is a remake of the Argentinian mystery thriller El Segreto de Sus Ojos (2009), which won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC16 WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 AN EVENING OF DINNER, DANCING & DRINKS JOIN US FOR A NEW YEARS EVE PARTY AT NAPLES GRANDE BEACH RESORT DECEMBER 31 2015 at 7:30 p.m. featuring live music by Larry Coryell gourmet dinner buffet, champagne toast & cash bar BUY TICKETS NOW through November 30th at a discounted price of $149++ per person Overnight packages also available. CALL (844) 618-9513 | 475 SEAGATE DRIVE, NAPLES, FL 34103 | NAPLESGRANDE.COM/NYE EXCLUSIVE HOLIDAY DISCOUNTS & PACKAGESMONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2015 5:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m. ANDOPEN HOUSEAt this exclusive gathering of VIP patients, youll see a live demonstration of how this revolutionary skin treatment safely and comfortably achieves stunning results.MANUEL M. PENA, M.D. 6370 PINE RIDGE ROAD #101, NAPLES, FL 34119 www.DR-PENA.comWant a sneak peek at what ThermiTight can do? Log on: www.thermi.com Be among the ASK ABOUT OUR GIFT CERTIFICATE SPECIAL! Staff Sergeant Froggy LeSuer. He most recently was seen on the local stage in TNOs The Mousetrap and The Importance of Being Earnest. Paula Keenan is Betty Meeks, owner and operator of the lodge in rural Georgia where Charlie and Froggy concoct and execute their scheme. Ms. Meeks is a newcomer to the local stage, having recently relocated from the Orlando area. Her most recent performances were in Arsenic and Old Lace: at the IceHouse Theatre in Mount Dora and Agnes of God at the Osceola Center for the Arts in Kissimmee. Amy Hughes plays the spoiled Southern belle Catherine Simms. She sang in the ensemble for TNPs production of Oklahoma! and played the part of Whitney in last summers Legally Blonde: TheMusical. James Duggan is Ellard Simms, a simple country boy and brother to Catherine. He appeared with TNP last season in Noises Off. Jason Thomas returns to the stage for the first time in 10 years as Rev. David Marshall Lee. This is his first TNP production. He last starred in Killing Mr. Watson at both The Norris Center in Naples and at the historic Smallwood Store and Museum in Chokoloskee. Adam Shaver plays the part of Owen Musser, the racist county property inspector who would enjoy nothing more than to convert Mrs. Meeks lodge in to a meeting hall for the Klu Klux Klan. He most recently performed with TNP in Time Stands Still. Wednesday performances at the Sugden start at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday shows at 8 p.m., and Sunday shows start at 2 p.m. FOREIGNERFrom page 1 The Foreigner>> Who: The Naples Players >> Where: The Sugden Community Theatre >> When: Through Dec. 20 >> Tickets: $35 ($10 for students) >> Info: 263-7990 or naplesplayers.org t BOB KELLY / COURTESY PHOTOSBrett Marston as Charlie, aka The Foreigner, and Sepp Ronay as Froggy LeSueur in The Foreigner.
LOCATED JUST NORTH OF VANDERBILT BEACH ROAD ON U.S. 41239.254.1080 MercatoShops.com Wednesday, December 2nd at 5pmMusic by Patchouli. Dance Performances by Dance Arts by Maria and Backstage Dance Academy. Emceed by ABC-7s Krista Fogelsong. Complimentary Valet PassDetails at MercatoShops.com HOLIDAY CEREMONY THURSDAY, DEC 3Mercato Nights Music SeriesFeaturing Victor Wainwright & the Wild Roots SATURDAY, DEC 5 | 10AM-3PMHoliday Collector Car ShowPresented by the Naples Ferrari Club, more than 125 exotic, sports and classic cars on display. Live music from the Jon Dunn Latin Quartet and Rick Howard and the Speedbumps. Donate a toy to the Salvation Army's Toys for Tots Drive. A collection box will be set up near the Christmas tree. SUNDAY, DEC 6 | 4:30PMHoliday Dance Performance by Dance Arts by Maria MONDAY, DEC 7 | 5:45PMChanukah CelebrationWEDNESDAY, DEC 9 | 5:30PMHoliday Dance Performance by Elite Dance Center SATURDAY, DEC 12 | 8:30-10AMBreakfast with Santa at Rusty BucketTUESDAY, DEC 15 | 5:45PMMovies on the Lawn presenting MinionsSATURDAY, DEC 19 | 8:30-11 AMBreakfast with Santa at BRAVO!SATURDAY, DEC 19 | 11AM-1PMSanta in WonkalandSanta meets Willy Wonka at this sweet holiday event! DJ, stilt walker, balloon artist, face painter, cotton candy, hot cocoa, donuts & more! Photos with Santa are just $5. PLUS meet the Dahl family and purchase a signed copy of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Diaper drive at GiGis Childrens Boutique and proceeds from Santa photos and books benefit Baby Basics of Collier County. THROUGHOUT THE MONTHSidewalk Music SeriesPerformances near Second Cup and Vom Fass by Stewart Strings Advanced Performance Ensemble, Jeff Leigh, Mason Williams, Jon Dunn and Stringfellow. Visit us on Facebook or MercatoShops.com for the complete schedule. THROUGH DEC 11Salvation Armys Toys for Tots DriveAt participating merchants.OTHER HOLIDAY EVENTS
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC18 WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 BRIGHTER HOLIDAYS ARE ON THE HORIZON. surround yourself with the things that matter most. plan on attending a southwest florida event.CAPTIVA HOLIDAY VILLAGENOV. 27DEC. 26 CaptivaHolidayVillage.com 239-472-5300Visitors will enjoy everything from decorated golf cart and boat parades to music and holiday strolls. YOUTH THEATRE OFTHE NAPLES PLAYERS Located at The Naples Players, 701 5th Avenue SouthDecember 2nd 13thWednesday Friday, Dec. 2 4 & Dec. 9 11 @ 5:00pm Saturday, December 5th & 12th 2:00pm & 5:00pm Sunday, December 6th & 13th @ 5:00pm & 7:30pm A HOLIDAY TRADITIONLIMITED SEATING!Call the Box Oce for Tickets 239-263-7990 KOVEL: ANTIQUESMay I have this dance? BY TERRY AND KIM KOVELThe tango was introduced in Argentina about 1902, but didnt become the latest dance craze until about 1916. It spread to Paris, the United States and Europe, and remained a favorite until the 1920s. The tango was popular in upperclass dance parlors and has gone in and out of favor. Early tango dances were very daring, and in some countries they were restricted by law. But dancing couples were among the first wind-up tin toys for children in the 1800s. Around 1916, a dancing toy with figures of a man in tails and an elegant woman in a pink dress was made by the German Gunthermann Company (1877-1965). Wind the key hidden under the womans dress, and the couple dances in random patterns. Although the toy was sold in a box labeled Tango, it is sometimes called the Waltzing Couple or the Dancing Couple. The toy, in excellent condition with the box, sold at a James Julia auction in Maine in June 2015 for $3,851. Several other dancing couple toys have been made. In the 1930s, there was a Japanese key wind 6-inch-tall celluloid toy by Masudaya. The woman has a red dress. The toy sells today for about $40. In the 1960s, a Japanese company, Tokyo Plaything Shokai, made a dancing toy for Hikari Toy Products. The figures are tin with vinyl heads and the woman has a blue dress. It sells for about $360 to $400. The idea continued, and modern dancing toys have modern clothes, the latest dances, music and electronic controls. Q: I have a collection of Chinese mud figures and would like to know their value. Are there collectors interested in these figures? A: Mud figures are small partiallyglazed pottery figures made in China in the 20th century. They originally were made for fish tanks or planters. Most figures are of farmers, scholars, workers or merchants. Other pieces are trees, houses and similar parts of the landscape. The figures have unglazed faces and hands but glazed clothing. They were made by hand, often by members of the village where they were made. Reproductions have been made. There isnt a big market for mud figures. Price depends on size, condition and interest in the design. They sell online and at auctions for about $10 to over $100. Q: I collect memorabilia connected with movie cowboys including Roy Rogers, Gene Autry, Hopalong Cassidy and Tom Mix. A friend who moved here from Australia gave me his childhood collection, a box of Hopalong games and ads. None were items I have seen. Many were made in Australia. Were his movies seen in Australia? When? A: Hopalong Cassidy was a character in 28 books, starting in 1907. The character was in movies from 1934 to 1948. Sixty-six films were made. In 1948 William Boyd, the most famous star who played
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 C19 celebration of lights high flying zip line 4-station bungeePERFORMANCES BY: Barron Collier High School Drum Line Palmetto Ridge High School Marching Band Jazz Band, Orchestra & Chorus Rhodora J. Donahue Academy Choir Cypress Palm Middle School Chorus Immokalee Community School Dancers and many more! PHOTOS WITH SANTA OUTDOOR ICE SKATING RINK HOLIDAY PARADE HORSE & CARRIAGE RIDES FESTIVE FOOD & WINE BAR ROCK WALL For more information visit www.AveMaria.com or call 239.352.3903 I-75, Exit 111, Follow signs to Ave MariaFriday, Dec 4th#AveMariaChristmas5-9pm in the Ave Maria Town Center$10 Bungee Station or Zip Line Ride $5 Wonderland Wristbands include: Ice Skating, Polar Express, Carousel & Face Painting THE NAPLES PLAYERS AUDITIONS More information under Get Involved at www.naplesplayers.org Auditions held at the Sugden Community Theatre, 701 5th Ave. S., Naples, FL No appointment necessary. Rehearsals begin December 14. Performances February 3-27NEEDED:1 Woman: age 20s-30s: May play 3 different characters or be individually cast. 3+ Men: (1) age 35-45, (2) age 18+ (plays multiple characters including women).November 28 at 2:00 p.m. *All actors must have a strong understanding of physical comedy. **This play has exible casting so the amount of actors cast will be based on the directors discretion. Be a part of the show! The Finest Relaxation Treatments From Around The Planet Have Been Brought To Naples.GET TO KNOW US OPENING SPECIALAssuage Signature Massage, Signature Facial & Any Add On Service.SPECIAL PRICE$185 (reg. $215)NOVEMBER 30TH AND DECEMBER 7THBotox is only $10 per unit. Get to know Lynn Consolmagno your new ARNP.Stephen Prendiville, MD, Double Board Certied Facial Plastic Surgeon, Medical Director is on site every Friday for Consultations and Services.Call 239.333.1450 or visit AssuageCenters.com1201 Piper Boulevard, Unit 1 Naples, Fl 34110 This pair of tin figures can dance across the floor when wound with a key. It was made about 1916, when the tango was the most popular dance. It sold at a June auction for $3,851. Hopalong, bought the television rights to the character from the author and the producer of the Hopalong Cassidy films. He later made 52 new TV shows. That gave him the ability to license the name to hundreds of products around the world. He toured Australia in 1954 so it is not surprising that later in the 1950s Australian companies made board games, many types of candy often in collectible boxes or wrappers, Hoppy Cola (a drink), cake decorations, trading cards with pictures of Hoppy, pistols, holsters and other toys. The Hopalong Cassidy craze lasted just a few years after his 1954 tour, and Australian Hopalong items rarely are seen in the United States. Q: I have about four vertical inches of old credit cards dating back the mid1960s. What is the best way for me to find their value? A: Credit cards, metal charge plates, phone cards and other similar collectibles that replace money are now part of the numismatic collecting hobby. The earliest paper or cardboard credit cards were issued by airline and gasoline companies in the 1920s. Early and rare charge plates and credit cards can sell for hundreds of dollars. The book Kovels Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide, as well as the free online price guide at Kovels.com, has a credit-card category with prices of credit cards that have actually sold. There also is a club, the Credit Card Collector, that publishes a monthly newsletter and can help with rarity and value information. Tip: A quilt that is not in use should be aired each year. Open it up and put it flat on the floor or a bed for a few days. A quilt that is used on a bed or hung should be taken down and rested every six months. Terry Kovel and Kim Kovel answer questions sent to the column. By sending a letter with a question, you give full permission for use in the column or any other Kovel forum. Names, addresses or email addresses will not be published. We cannot guarantee the return of photographs, but if a stamped envelope is included, we will try. The amount of mail makes personal answers or appraisals impossible. Write to Kovels, (Florida Weekly), King Features Syndicate, 300 W. 57th St., New York, NY 10019.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC22 WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 Witness Exciting Presentations, Multiple Exhibitions and Artistic Native American Demonstrations by the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida DECEMBER 5, 2015 10:30AM-4:00PM F EATURING PRESENTATIONS BY: New York Times Best-Selling Author Carl Hiaasen Ghost Orchids by Patricia Cummins Photographer Clyde Butcher SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS AND SUPPORTERS! Located at BIG CYPRESS SWAMP WELCOME CENTER 33100 Tamiami Trail East Ochopee, Florida 34141 http://www.nps.gov/bicy/planyourvisit/swampheritagefestival.htmNATIONAL PARK SERVICE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BIG CYPRESS NATIONAL PRESERVE 4 CE O R VE THIS FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENT IS FREE FOR ALL! The Cornell Alumni Association of Southwest Florida welcomes Martha Haynes, the universitys Goldwin Smith Professor of Astronomy, as guest speaker at a luncheon from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, at Wyndemere Country Club. Ms. Haynes will discuss Extragalactic Sociology and the Intriguing Lives of Galaxies. Cornell alumni, family, friends and members of the public with an interest in astronomy are welcome. Cost is $30 in advance $35 the day of the event. For reservations or more information, call Jon Peter Vollman at 250-9414, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit cornellalumniassociationofsouthwestflorida.com. The Alliance Francaise de Naples holds its Fete de Noel holiday dinner on Monday evening, Dec. 14, at Escargot 41 French restaurant. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for socializing and a cash bar before the three-course meal. A gift exchange will be part of the evening. Cost is $60 for club members, $65 for others. Menu choices are at afnaples.org. Reservations and payment must be mailed to P.O. Box 110075, Naples, FL 34108 to be received by Dec. 11. For more information, call Denyse Jenkins at 592-0447. Naples Garden Clubs 2016 House & Garden Tour is set for Saturday, Feb. 6. For more than 60 years, the perennially sold-out event has showcased unique homes and inspiring gardens in Naples while raising funds that support scholarships and community projects. Patron tickets for $225 include the opportunity to buy five early-bird general admission tickets, first choice of tour times and recognition in the tour booklet, the clubs website and at the tour welcome center. General admission tickets for $125 go on sale at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1. For more information, email email@example.com or visit naplesgardenclub.org. Money raised by Naples Garden Club has supported the preservation, protection and beautification of almost all publicly used institutions in the greater Naples area. In 2015 the club has awarded grants to Avalon Elementary School for its Global Garden, the David Lawrence Center, Jewish Family and Community Service, Naples Botanical Garden and Camp Wekiva. Grant applications for 2016 are due by 5 p.m. Dec. 16. Visit the website for more information. The Gulf Breeze Button Club meets at 11:30 a.m. on the first Tuesday of every month at the Golden Gate Community Center. The next meeting is Dec. 1. All who are interested in collecting and studying antique clothing buttons are welcome. For more information, call 682-6117. Tech4Good SWFL holds its monthly meeting from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church. Staff and volunteers from area nonprofit organizations are invited to come for hands-on CLUB NOTES The Only Naples Restaurant Where Fresh Seafood is Flown in Daily From New England! 4221 East Tamiami Trail, Naples 239.455.5111billssteakandseafood.com Not responsible for typographical errors. Specials good November 22 though November 28. CHEF BILLS SPECIALS SERVED ALL DAY!Two 2 lb. Maine lobsters with chowder, salad, corn on the cob and drawn butter.32 oz. Tomahawk steak with two 1 lb. Maine lobsters served with chowder, salad, baked potato and veggies.Twin 1 lb. Maine lobsters with chowder, corn on the cob and drawn butter. CHEF BILLS LUNCH SPECIALS
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There will be a full ginza or marketplace with ikebana materials. Non-members are asked to email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP. For more information about the organization, visit ikebananaples.com. The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 10670-Naples meets at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month at Naples Municipal Airport. The next meeting is Dec. 2. EAA The Naples EAA chapter is one of approximately 1,700 chapters worldwide. Members are pilots, student pilots, plane builders and aviation enthusiasts. Members also serve a pancake breakfast from 8-11 a.m. on the second Sunday of each month in the pilots lounge at Naples Municipal Airport. Admission for $5 includes pancakes, eggs, bacon or sausage and orange juice. All proceeds benefit the EAA Young Eagles program that acquaints youth ages 8-17 with aviation as a career. The next breakfast is Dec. 13. For more information, call 649-6627 or visit eaa1067.com. The Naples Orchid Society celebrates the holiday season with a potluck dinner for members starting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Thursday, Dec. 3, at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Attendees are asked to bring a dish to share as well as a nonperishable food item for donation to Collier Harvest. A representative from Broward Orchid Supply will have orchids and related items for sale. The societys regular meetings and orchid culture classes will resume in January. For details, visit naplesorchidsociety.org. The Naples Christian Womens Connection hosts a luncheon starting at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 4, at Quail Creek Country Club. Guest speaker and former B&B owner Penny Jordan will present How to Show Hospitality to Friends and Strangers. Pianist Lisa Valezquez, harpist Laurar Lou Roth and the Shirelles will entertain with Christmas music. Cost is $28. Call 514-2207 or email cwcnaples@ gmail.com to make a reservation. 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 Dec. 5 and 19. For more information, call Dick Ritchie at 594-0868 or email email@example.com. The Naples Music Club holds its annual holiday party starting at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, at the Bonita Bay Club in Bonita Springs. A performance by student musician scholarship winners will follow cocktails and dinner. Tickets are $50. For reservations or more information, call 3849205 or visit naplesmusicclub.org. The Florida Poetry Club invites writers and admirers of poetry to its open mic programs from 4-5 p.m. at The Norris Center on the following Mondays: Dec. 7, Jan. 11, Feb. 8 and March 14. Poets should bring three to five of their original poems. After the session, all are welcome to join the group for dinner at a restaurant within walking distance of the center. For more information, call (440) 554-1144 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Genealogical Society of Collier County meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, at Moorings Presbyterian Church for a presentation of In the Shadows of Glory, a one-woman play about Mary Todd Lincoln, written and presented by local actress Janina Birtolo. Through her extensive research, Ms. Birtolo has crafted a story that highlights the First Ladys achievements, her stumbles and her challenge to societys view of how a female ought to behave. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free, and all are welcome. For reservations or more information, call Madonna Crame at 455-7295 or visit thegscc.org. The Naples Chapter, Florida Society, Sons of the American Revolution holds a lunch meeting on the second Thursday of the month at the Club at Longshore Lake, 1139 Phoenix Way. 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239.948.PUCK FloridaEverblades.comVSSAT, DEC 12 AT 7:00Bring a new stuffed animal to throw onto the ice when the Blades score their rst goal! Skate with Santa after the Game. Limited skates available. WED, DEC 9 AT 7:30 HOLIDAY GIFT PACKS & CERTIFICATES ON SALE NOW!FRI, DEC 11 AT 7:30 141 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34102 239.261.7157 wynnsonline.com A GREAT PLACE TO PLAY & CREATE, INSPIRE & DISCOVER SNOWMAN BUILDING CLASSJoin Us on Thursday, December 3, 2015 (build)and Thursday, December 10, 2015 (glaze)No experience necessary. Studio Hours: Sunday-Thursday 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Test Drive a Potters Wheel: $40 (3 hours)Classes: Sunday-Wednesday Visit claymoreceramics.com for class schedule or call 239.821.0750 for more information. 1750 J and C Boulevard, Naples, FL 34109 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC24 WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 CELEBRITY EXTRAHeres an update on Jill Hennessy BY CINDY ELAVSKYQ: What has Jill Hennessy been up to? Kenny R., via emailA: The multitalented performer appeared in three episodes of Madam Secretary this fall playing Jane Fellows, the new Defense Intelligence Agency handler of Tim Dalys character, Henry McCord. She also wrote and recorded an album called I Do. Ms. Hennessy got her start busking in the streets of Toronto when she was 17 and says music is her first love. Q: One of my favorite actors is Jeffrey Dean Morgan. Can you tell me what he has in the works? Linda F., via emailA: Word has it that Jeffrey has just been cast for the season-six finale of The Walking Dead as (slight spoiler alert!) Negan. His role will continue into the seventh season, which AMC has already greenlighted. If you keep up with TWD graphic-novel/ comic series, then you know that the character of Negan appears in No. 100, and hes a frightening, foul-mouthed, barbwire-lacedbat-wielding murderer. There is no word yet on how hell be portrayed in the TV series, but Im thinking that Mr. Morgan has the goods to scare us plenty, even if he cant be quite as potty-mouthed as his literary counterpart. Q: I am going through some serious Outlander withdrawal, and I need any bit of news you can give me. Nina H., via emailA: Ive got a little something to tide you over: Oscar Kennedy has been cast to play young William Grey, who if youve read the books (SPOILER ALERT), you know grows up to be Lord John Grey, lifelong friend and confidante of Jamie and Claire. The 16-year-old Nottingham, England, native was featured in Starzs The White Queen and a BBC series called Hunted. DEPOSITPHOTOS.COM Jill Hennessy 239.262.7333 auctionsn.comSaturday, December 5 9:00 a.m. 1100 1st Avenue South(One block south of Central Ave, between Goodlette and 10th)Everything Priced to GO!!! is is not an auction. FRESH-TO-THE-MARKET ITEMS FROM MULTIPLE FLORIDA ESTATES!THE SEMI-ANNUAL, MULTI-ESTATE LIQUIDATION PARKING LOT
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Open to the Public OPEN FRIDAYS Conversation and information are on the menu along with lunch at Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Floridas Voices of Choice luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15. A Conversation with CEO Barbara Zdravecky will take place at the Naples Sailing & Yacht Club. A Planned Parenthood leader and activist for decades, Ms. Zdravecky will update guests on Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida in light of an eventful summer, one that included not only media challenges but also the merger of three affiliates into one advocate for reproductive health. Tickets for $55 can be purchased through Dec. 8 online at ppswcf.org/events or by calling (941) 365-3913, ext. 1167. Planned Parenthood of Collier County, Planned Parenthood of Greater Orlando and Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida merged into a single affiliate July 1. Now covering 22 counties and operating 12 health centers including centers in Naples, Immokalee and Fort Myers the affiliate serves 39,000 patients annually. For information or appointments, visit myplannedpaarenthood.org. The second annual Rose Ball celebrating young women who serve the homeless community takes place the evening of Saturday, Nov. 28, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. More than three dozen Rose Girls will be presented before the dinner and dancing begin. The gala benefits St. Matthews House, Providence House, Sunlight Home and the St. Vincent de Paul Society. Call Amy Howard at (860) 372-8748 or email amyhoward421@gmail. com for more information. The David Lawrence Center Young Executives invite fellow philanthropists and professionals to their sixth annual Holiday Bash (formerly the Gulf Ball) Friday, Dec. 4. Enjoy cocktails and hors doeuvres in an island getaway atmosphere at this years new location, Jacks River Bar at Naples Harbour Marina. The upscale but casual social event from 7-10 p.m. will feature the Giving Tree along with live entertainment and music by Jack Dillman. Tickets are $50 if purchased by Nov. 23 and $60 thereafter. For reservations or more information, visit davidlawrencecenter.org. The fifth annual Tea at the Ritz to benefit Make-A-Wish Southern Florida takes place from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. High tea service will include finger sandwiches, scones, delectable desserts and treats, champagne and a variety of teas. A silent auction will be part of the afternoon. The tea is appropriate for all ages, children and grandparents alike. Tickets for $125 are available by calling Lesley Colantonio at 992-9474, ext. 22, or emailing lcolantonio@ sflawish.org. The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Collier County holds its annual Hope Shines! luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, at a private club in Naples. Keynote speaker Victoria Maxwell is the creator of Crazy for Life, a one-woman show about how she has learned to live with bipolar disorder. As the creative director of Crazy for Life Co., Ms. Maxwell travels the world sharing her story and dismantling the stigma attached to psychiatric illness. Luncheon tickets are $250, and sponsorship packages begin at $1,000. For more information, contact Jacquelyn Sly at NAMI by calling 260-7300 or emailing Jacquelyn@namicollier.org. A Breakfast at Tiffanys brunch to benefit the Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida takes place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. For ticket information, call Amy Snyder at 263-9200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Immokalee Child Care Center holds its annual Diamond Ball from 6-10 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, at Club Pelican Bay. The White Party affair features dinner, a live auction by Scott Robertson Auctioneers and dancing to the Robert Williamson Band. For more information, call Bruce Barone Jr. at 261-1774 or email bruce@ immokaleechildcarecenter.org. The Community Foundation of Collier County hosts its third annual Power of the Purse luncheon 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. SAVE THE DATE
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC30 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 BERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETYThe NCH White Elephant Fashion Show and a tribute to Thelma HodgesCraig Neuman and Annalise Smith Annalise Smith Michael Pelletier pauses to kiss the hand of Thelma Hodges. Bunny Brooks and Thelma Hodges Seth Minso escorts Thelma Hodges on the runway. Frank Duggan III Bill Goddard gets a thumbs up.Like us on Facebook.com/NaplesFloridaWeekly to see more photos. Visit oridaweekly.com to view our Society photo albums and purchase any pictures you want. We also welcome submissions for our Society pages. Be sure to include rst and last names and email high-resolution jpgs to cpierce@ oridaweekly.com. NCH nurse Sue Graziano Bill Goddard and Amanda Smith Linda Braun
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C31 HOLIDAYHappiness! EXPERIENCE bt b b t (nb f) | trb, | Nrb.WnbSrb. | ..*One or multiple gift cards in a single purchase. Steve Augulis Noely Hernandez, Reynier Llanes and Jo-Ann Lizio Susan Young, Nicki Grace and Alex Grace Taylor Owens and Mikhail Martin John Simms and Clintina Simms Jose Maria Castillo and Ivette Castillo Richard Tooke and Charles Marshall Jennifer Williams, Muffy Clark Gill, Linda Hinds, Pamela Wilkins, Diane Haynes. Della Bradley. June Tarter, and Rhonda Cummings Aidan Stephenson-Smith, Dylan Stephenson-Smith, Kyle Hovland, Melanie Hovland, Jewel Hovland and Olivia ClubleyLike us on Facebook.com/NaplesFloridaWeekly to see more photos. Visit oridaweekly.com to view our Society photo albums and purchase any pictures you want. We also welcome submissions for our Society pages. Be sure to include rst and last names and email high-resolution jpgs to cpierce@ oridaweekly.com. SO C I E TYOpening reception at the Naples Art Association for Call Up the Figure and Members Selfies exhibits IVAN SELIGMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLY
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC32 WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 CUISINE NEWS Looking for some education to go with your holiday season tipple? Vom Fass in Mercato has classes coming up that focus on cool-weather concoctions. Heres whats on tap: Black Friday Scotch Tasting: Sip a single-malt while learning about the history and production of the fabled drink from 7-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27. $40. Year-End Craft Cocktail Tasting: Take away cocktail ideas for a New Years Eve bash in a class starting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 17. $40. For reservations or more information, call 513-0103 or visit naples.vomfass.com. Avenue5 hosts a whiskey tasting from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, featuring distinguished distillers including Macallan, Glenmorangie, and Ardbeg. Guests will enjoy a special plate of bites to accompany their drinks while distillery speakers share their expertise. Reservations required. $50. Email Cathy Christopher at cathyc@ innonfifth.com to snag a spot. Dagnys Spirits hosts a free wine and liquor tasting from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec 3. On Saturday, Dec. 5, the shop will have live entertainment by guitarist Gary Goldman from 6-8 p.m. The quarterly gift certificate sale by Naples Originals, a group of independent, locally owned and operated restaurants, starts Thursday, Dec. 3. Participating restaurants offer 30 percent discounts on $50, $25 and $15 gift certificates; Crave Culinaire offers a 30 percent discount on $200 gift certificates for catering. Diners purchase gift certificates online at naplesoriginals.com. The gift certificates are immediately emailed to diners for printing and redeeming. In other news, Naples Originals welcomes Fish Restaurant, Kitchen 41, Komoon Thai Sushi & Ceviche and MiraMare Ristorante as its newest members. For the complete list of member restaurants, visit the website. Wynns Market has joined Whole Foods Market as a Blue Zones Projectapproved grocery store, having demonstrated its commitment to community health and wellness. For more information about the project and local participants, call 624-2312 or visit bluezonesproject.com. Want to work on your skills in the kitchen? Here are some cooking classes on the front burner: The Good Life of Naples, 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road; 514-4663 or goodlifenaples.com Florida Seafood: Wednesday, Dec. 2 ($65); Eastern Mediterranean Cuisine: Friday, Dec. 11 ($65); Herbs & Spices: Thursday, Dec. 17. Sur La Table, 9501 Strada Place, Mercato; 598-1463 or surlatable.com Learn to Cut Like a Pro: Friday, Nov. 27 ($59); Holiday Tamales: Saturday, Nov. 28 ($69); Family Fun Homemade Holiday Gifts: Sunday, Nov. 29 ($45); Holiday Entertaining with Bon Apetit Magazine: Monday, Nov. 30 ($69); Handmade Ravioli Workshop: Tuesday, Dec. 1 ($69); Amazing One-Pot Meals: Wednesday, Dec. 2 ($69). Email food and dining news to Lindsey Nesmith at lnesmith@floridaweekly. com.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 C33 THE DISH The Dish: Half-order of Biscuits and Gravy The Price: $5.59 The Place: Nanas Diner 5555 Golden Gate Parkway The Hours: 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. MondaySaturday, 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday The Full Menu: nanasdinernaples.com The Details: One could argue that traditional biscuits and gravy is a dish that is easy to execute: Fry up some breakfast sausage, make a white sauce from the drippings, and voila! A greasyspoon favorite ready for eating. Truth be told, it takes an authentic diner that specializes in home cooking to really nail the texture in an item that can easily become a salty, gloppy mess. Nanas perfectly executes this dish in a way that delivers a velvety, peppery sauce over fluffy biscuits for a mouth feel sensation not to mention that its mighty tasty. A half order of two biscuits was more than enough. I left satisfied that I had fulfilled my daily caloric intake before 10 a.m. with an item I felt happy to have eaten. One More Thing: Nanas specializes in homey favorites and is quite an institution among those in the know. Where else in Naples rarified restaurant scene can you find old-fashioned liver and onions? Lindsey Nesmith email@example.com TiFOR GIVINGTh Seaso Buy a $100 Gift CardPromotion Valid November 27 to December 31, 2015Get One for $20239-263-1955 BarbatellaNaples.com1290 3rd Street South Naples, FL 34102 239-434-7258 SeaSaltNaples.com1186 3rd Street South Naples, FL 34102 In the Home Depot Plaza, on Bonita Beach Road11920 Saradrienne Lane | Bonita Springs, Florida 34135239.263.6979artichokeandcompany.com join us>Every Sunday< Delicious Breakfast & Omelet BarEnjoy items such as Homemade Quiche, Waf es, Poached Salmon, Homemade Fresh Breads and Pastries and much more!SERVING FROM 7:30AM UNTIL 12:30PM $14.95 per person >Sunday
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC34 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 Located at:2555 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34103 NEW SEASONAL HOURS5-10 P.M. naplesclubsushi.com 239.261.4332 NIGIRI HAPPY HOUR BUY ONE NIGIRI GET ONE FREE ALL NIGHT LONG! HAPPY HOUR VINOTheres nothing petite about petite sirahWines go in and out of style. One day everybodys going mad over malbec, and three months later theyre crazy for chenin blanc. Recently, petite sirah has enjoyed a well-deserved upsurge in popularity. Known as durif in other parts of the world, it was planted in California as early as 1884, and was popular during Prohibition, because it has a very thick skin, which allowed the fruit to hold up well when shipped across the country to home winemakers. Traditionally, it has been used as a blending grape, because it imparts rich color and tannic structure. While many vintners are bottling it as a single varietal, its not uncommon for them to add a bit of white wine to calm it down. Today, there are about 6,000 acres of petite sirah planted in California, with dozens of winemakers trying their hand at the varietal. As mentioned, you can expect this wine to offer deep, opaque coloration and rich, bold flavors. Typically, youll find dark berry and plum fruit, black pepper and similar spices. While its not one of the noble varietals like cabernet sauvignon or pinot noir, this wine can be delicious especially if you like big, rich wines. If youre collecting, you can probably put this in your cellar for several years because of the bold structure. Recently, we sampled through several producers interpretations of this rich, interesting wine, and heres what we discovered. Frank Family Petite Sirah Napa Valley 2012 As expected, this wine is a deep reddish-purple in the glass with a nose of rich black fruit. The tannins are very soft, and the flavors of dark plum and sweet blackberry really stand out. Theres excellent balance on the nice long finish. WW 91 $31. Earthquake Petite Sirah 2013 Another example of the purple-black color of this varietal. Mixed black fruit on the palate with surprisingly round and soft tannins. WW 89 $20. Michael David Pettit Petite 2013 Interestingly, this wine is a blend of 85 percent petite sirah and 15 percent petite verdot, which is a normal blending partner in Bordeaux wines. Inky black, with a smoky rose aroma, the flavors are rich and extracted, offering black fruit and cedar with a long, round finish. WW 91-92. An absolute steal at $14. Our other recent discoveries include: V Madrone Petite Sirah This family winery is owned by Chris Tilley, who actually grew up in Napa Valley, and his wife Pauline. They bought a socalled ghost winery about 15 years ago, and now produce cabernet sauvignon, zinfandel and a killer chardonnay. Look them up at vmadrone.com. WW 96.Ask the Wine WhispererHow many grapes does it take to make a bottle of wine? Tony B., MiamiWe call this wine math. A standard acre of grapevines normally yields about 5 tons of grapes, which turns into a bit under 800 gallons of final product. And it takes 2.4 pounds of grapes to make a 750ml (27 oz.) bottle. A single bottle holds just about four glasses, unless youre using those really big wine glasses like we do. Jerry Greenfield is The Wine Whisperer. He is creative director of Greenfield Advertising Group and his book, Secrets of the Wine Whisperer, is available through his website or on Amazon. Read his other writings at winewhisperer.com. jerry GREENFIELDvino@floridaweekly.com Pauline and Chris Tilley make Madrone Petite Sirah. mrtequilarestaurant.com $ $ SPEND $ $
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C35 700 Fifth Avenue South, Naples, Florida 34102 239.659.7008 Visit www.VerginaRestaurant.com For Our Menu THE STAR OF GREAT DINING IN NAPLES Happy Thanksgiving! Dont Forget Your Holiday Gift Cards! They Make Great Presents! CUISINE The American Gastropub amps up familiar dishes The term gastropub has not really caught on in these parts, even though the concept has. That could change if more places like The American Gastropub, or TAG, embrace the nomenclature. TAG opened in the Coconut Point mall in Estero in the space recently occupied by Meredays Brasserie (which itself was sort of a French gastropub, serving food that was rustic but refined). The American Gastropub offers this definition on its website: Gastropubs are local eating and drinking establishments that provide good food, good drinks and good company. We serve local craft beers, handcrafted cocktails, boutique wines and culinary delights at a reasonable price. Not everything we tried on a recent visit was a culinary delight, but for the most part TAG is serving distinctive, amped-up pub food in a casual but stylish setting. The dcor doesnt exactly have a theme, but the Warholesque prints of farm animals lend an artsy air to contrast the polished wood and contemporary fabrics. We were seated in a spacious and nicely cushioned crescent-shaped booth across from the bar, which was busy serving drinks through the open windows to the patio tables. Indoors was sparsely occupied at 6 p.m. on a weeknight, but it nevertheless took extra time for our drinks to find their way to the table. Desserts were slow to arrive, too. Many of the reviews I saw online mentioned service issues. The bar was out of the namesake George Dickle Tennessee Whiskey called for in the Re-Dickle-Ous cocktail ($12), so another brand was substituted. With orange simple syrup and orange bitters, it had a fruity flair and was not skimpy on the liquor. From a brief list of a half-dozen reds and half-dozen whites, I enjoyed a glass of 2013 Raymond Fabre Cuvee Pinot Noir ($7), a drier but typically French take on the varietal. Appetizers are a mix of familiar and new ideas, from chicken wings and steamed shrimp to chicken-and-waffle sliders and the slightly scary sounding Buffalo-style grouper cheeks with blue cheese aioli (an odd treatment for such a delicacy). Deviled eggs are everywhere these days, with over-the-top toppings putting a modern spin on the cocktail-party classic. We sampled three of the four versions TAG names after the compass points, and the results were mixed. South a pickled egg topped with arugula and chicken skin was surprisingly bland despite its cute pink hue; east was crowned with miniscule strips of raw tuna, yuzu and micro wasabi; the most flavorful was the west, which paired succulent bison with smoky chipotle and sweet roasted corn salsa. Overall, the garnishes were just too subtle (and micro) to achieve the wow factor that can elevate these homey classics in the right hands. And at $2 per piece thats half an egg weve had better for less. We were more impressed with the Prince Edward Island mussels ($13), which can be ordered four ways. The #TAG treatment (they like to use hashtags on the menu) was beer broth seasoned with oranges and coriander and with ground and sliced chorizo tossed in. The combination of sweet fruit and warm spices worked well with the abundant shellfish, and we sopped up the sauce with toasted bread. Even a non-mussel lover in our trio was impressed by how tender they were. Although the delivery of dishes occasionally lagged, the removal of used plates and bowls by several servers was timely and consistent. You might say the staff TAG-teamed the table. There are small and big plates to consider when it comes to the main course. An intriguing twist on pasta carbonara had pork belly instead of pancetta and a poached egg in place of the traditional whisked egg sauce. A cheeky fascination with jowls, from grouper to porker, is evident in several dishes. And then there are, of course, the ubiquitous flatbreads. From the sandwich menu we opted for the #TAG burger ($14), a custom blend of beef surprisingly vague at a time when many a gastropub brags about the pedigree of its proteins. Regardless, it was perfectly cooked medium with a noticeable crust and a juicy, pink center. The toppings were nicely balanced so you could still taste the beef, and the bacon jam added a delectable smokysalty sweetness. Skin-on fries on the side were obviously hand cut and nicely, evenly cooked. The Ketchikan rubbed salmon ($19) showed that the kitchen can handle a more delicate protein. The brownsugar-crusted fillet was just barely cooked through, sort of medium-rare, so it retained its natural juices. A succotash of corn, green beans, asparagus and zucchini showcased the fresh, crisp vegetables in their best light. But why so skimpy with the smear of delicious celery root pure on the plate? It left me wanting more. Not so the Charles Elmer short ribs ($20), which were so hearty I could barely finish them. Apparently named after the root beer baron Charles Elmer Hires, the boneless ribs were braised low and slow in the soda. The beef was melt-in-your-mouth tender, with sweet, licorice-like hints of the sassafras root the drink is made from. Sauteed broccoli rabe brought a contrasting and welcome note of bitterness. The only disappointment with this dish: The johnnycakes served beneath the short ribs were tough, dry and mealy. A similar toughness appeared in the crust of the deconstructed apple pie ($9) stuffed into a pint-size canning jar. The cinnamon ice cream was the best part of this dessert. Maybe they should stick with a constructed pie. On the other hand, I wouldnt change a thing about the perfect lemon panna cotta ($9) garnished with strips of candied zest. The American Gastropub still has some rough spots to work out, but we liked the vibe and left curious to try more of the food. #WeWillBeBack. drew STERWALDcuisine@floridaweekly.com DREW STERWALD / FLORIDA WEEKLYFrom left: east, south and west versions of TAGs deviled eggs. SuperbNoteworthyGoodFairPoor The American Gastropub Coconut Point, 23161 Village Shops Way, Estero; 949-4300 Ratings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: >> Hours: 3-9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 3-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday >> Reservations: Accepted >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: Appetizers, $2-$15; sandwiches and entrees, $9-$22 >> Beverages: Full bar >> Specialties of the house: Amped-up pub food >> Volume: Low >> Parking: Mall lot >> Website: tagsw .com
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YOUR GUIDE TO NEW HOME COMMUNITIES IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA The construction site is extremely busy at Kalea Bay, the highrise community being developed by Soave Real Estate on Vanderbilt Drive in North Naples. The onsite sales center is also very active as potential buyers discover what the gated, resort-lifestyle high-rise community has to offer. According to Inga Wilson, Kalea Bays Vice President of Sales & Marketing, sales have been phenomenal. In just a 10-day period in early November we sold 5 residences, said Wilson. That brings our total sales volume at Kalea Bay to over $100 million. Construction on the first of five towers began earlier this summer with land clearing, followed by test pilings and then the drilling of the permanent pilings. As of late November, the towers first floor is visible from Vanderbilt Drive with crews currently working on the second floor, the lobby level. Im also happy to report construction is ahead of schedule, stated Wilson. That means the first tower at Kalea Bay is slated to be completed in the Summer of 2017. Kalea Bay is an impressive chapter in the real estate history of Southwest Florida. The exquisitely designed 22-story tower, with 120 luxury residences, will have 20 floors of residences over two floors of parking. Six floor plans are available at Kalea Bay with prices currently starting at $1.3 million. On December 1st there will be a price increase. Residences 1 and 6 are 4-bedroom/4bath plans with 3,280 square feet under air and 3,755 total square feet. Residences 2 and 5 are three-bedroom plus den/three-and-a-half bath plans with 3,280 square feet under air and 3,835 total square feet. Residences 3 and 4 are four-bedroom/ four-bath plans with 3,280 square feet under air and 3,921 total square feet. All residents of Kalea Bay will revel in spectacular gulf views, open floor plans, a private elevator leading directly into the condominium, nine-foot high ceilings and wood floors throughout The custom kitchens feature Wolf and Subzero appliances, a natural gas range, Downsview luxury cabinetry, quartz countertops, a Butlers pantry and counter-height oversized island. The master bedroom has an oversized walk-in closet and the master bath has his and hers vanities, quartz counterOver $100 million in sales recorded at Kalea BaySPONSORED CONTENTNOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 tops, Downsview luxury cabinetry, a soaking tub and separate glass-enclosed shower. Additional features include floor-toceiling windows and doors, high-tech wiring, fully-equipped laundry rooms and wide lanais with transparent glass rails. Residents, no matter which floor they choose, will be able to enjoy views of the Gulf of Mexico and nature preserve, said Wilson. Thats because the buildings amenities are located on the roof. They include an open-air fitness center, sky lounge and incredible rooftop pool. The residents and their guests will have quite a view from the towers roof. Not only will they see the Gulf of Mexico, but two of the best beaches in the country. They include, Barefoot Beach Preserve Park, which was ranked #2, and Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, which is ranked #9. In addition to the first towers rooftop amenities, Kalea Bay will also have a first-class clubhouse area which surely will be the recreational and social center of the community. The main amenity area is located on the north side of the large lake at the communitys entrance, said Wilson. It will include a clubhouse with three individual pools, a pool deck bar, an indoor/ outdoor restaurant, a snack bar and an Internet cafe. But thats not all. Nearby will be the tennis pavilion with six lighted tennis courts and 24 guest suites. There will also be a shuttle service, originating from the clubhouse area, to a designated Gulf beach. In addition to our first tower construction has also started at the site of the communitys clubhouse, said Wilson. The first order of business was excavating the locations of the three pools. According to Wilson, Kalea Bays main amenity area will be ready for the communitys first residents to enjoy immediately upon them moving into their new homes. For more information regarding Kalea Bay visit the award-winning, onsite sales center. It is located at 13910 Old Coast Road in North Naples. Additional information is available by calling (239) 7930110 or online at kaleabay.com. Above: Kalea Bays first tower was designed with rooftop amenities, including a pool and fitness center. The 22-story tower, with 120 residences, has 20 floors of residences over two floors of parking. Below: Kalea Bay residences have open floor plans with 9-foot high ceilings.
Luxury homebuyers attracted by Seaglass at Bonita Bays exceptional valueAs evidenced by the nearly $70 million in sales processed to date, luxury homebuyers continue to be attracted by the exceptional value offered at the new Seaglass at Bonita Bay high-rise tower to be built by The Ronto Group within the Bonita Bay community in Bonita Springs. Seaglass is redefining the high-rise living experience. Situated nearly 250 feet from its closest neighboring building, the 26-floor, 120-unit tower will feature fullycompleted, ready for occupancy residences with designer-selected premium finishes, including flooring, paint, and trim. Each residence will come with two protected access under-building parking spaces. Private enclosed two-car garages will be available. Ginger Lickley of Premier Sothebys International Realty has sold five penthouse residences at Seaglass. One penthouse remains available for purchase. Seaglass simply offers an exceptional value, she said. The view corridors overlooking Estero Bay and the Gulf are exquisite. The residences are designed with the tall ceilings and open floor plans that todays homebuyers prefer. From a pure cost standpoint, the Seaglass residences are priced substantially lower than the high rise residences in Pelican Bay, Parkshore Beach, and other locations in the area. When they take into consideration the views, the fact that it is new construction with current designs, the price point, and Bonita Bays award-winning lifestyle, homebuyers recognize that Seaglass provides outstanding value. Three luxurious tower residence great room floor plans ranging from 3,353 to 3,946 total square feet are priced from just over $1 million. The spacious tower residences will include private elevator foyers, large island kitchens, three bedrooms and three-and-a-half baths, or three bedrooms plus a den or fourth bedroom and threeand-a-half baths, walk-in closets throughout the residence, and multiple outdoor spaces that include a gas grill. Ten-foot ceiling heights are included per plan. The spectacular penthouse residences at Seaglass are priced from $2.5 million and offer 5,158 to 5,570 total square feet with a private elevator foyer, a large great room, spacious gourmet kitchen, three bedrooms plus a den or fourth bedroom and three-and-a-half baths, or four bedrooms plus a den and four-and-a-half baths. Ceiling heights of 10-feet eightinches or 11-feet four-inches are included per plan. Several of the penthouse residences feature especially inviting expanded outdoor spaces with exceptionally large terraces with gas grills, including two private rooftop terraces that will be enjoyed by the residents of the penthouses on the buildings uppermost floor. Even given the spacious, inviting designs of the residences and their spectacular views, there is more to the unique Seaglass value proposition than the building itself. Located in close proximity to the beach, the shopping and dining venues at the Promenade and Coconut Point Mall, the Bonita Bay community offers a lifestyle that holds an appeal of its own. For homebuyers, the appeal of Seaglass extends beyond the building, said Lickley. Bonita Bay is a mature community that conveys a fresh look and is acknowledged for the beauty of its natural setting, its hiking and biking trails, the full-service marina, and the private beach park on Little Hickory Island. When you add the amenities available through membership in the Bonita Bay Club, such as the five golf courses, the clubhouse and dining venues, the tennis facility, and the new Lifestyle Center, buyers appreciate how much living in a building like Seaglass within a community like Bonita Bay can offer. The Seaglass tower will connect to a complex with an array of amenities already in place, including a theater, guest suites, card and club rooms, a fitness facility featuring mens and womens spas with steam and massage rooms, a resortstyle walk-in pool, and a deck with a covered cabana that includes a bar and grill. Preliminary plans for Seaglass include a rooftop amenity deck for entertaining and enjoying Gulf views and sunsets. Attractions within Bonita Bay and available through the Bonita Bay Club will contribute to the amenity-rich Seaglass lifestyle. Casual and fine dining, tennis, a fitness center, spa, private beach park, and five championship golf courses are all part of life at Bonita Bay. The full-service Bonita Bay Marina provides access to the Gulf of Mexico. Nature and fitness enthusiasts enjoy Bonita Bays twelvemile network of biking and hiking paths. A kayaking and canoeing lodge offers additional recreational possibilities. After renovating its 50,000 squarefeet clubhouse, the Club has completed a 60,000 square feet Lifestyle Center in the Promenade adjacent to Bonita Bay. The Lifestyle Center contributed to Bonita Bay being recognized as one of the ten healthiest clubs in America by Prevo Health Solutions. The Lifestyle Centers 9,000 square feet spa and salon features seven treatment rooms, including a couples treatment room, mens and ladies locker rooms and wet areas with dedicated steam, sauna, and whirlpool rooms, relaxation rooms, a coed hair styling area, and a dedicated barber shop. The nearly 20,000 square-feet second floor is dedicated to a Fitness Center and Fitness Caf. The Fitness Centers Technogym equipment features cardiovascular, strength, functional fitness, and kinesis machines. The Fitness Center includes dedicated rooms for group fitness, spin, Pilates, and Gyrotonics, and a dedicated golf training studio. The Fitness Caf serves healthy fast food, freshly made juices, and smoothies. Menu selections include salads, rice bowls, pressed sandwiches and wraps, and protein selections such as salmon, steamed chicken, grilled lean beef, and protein alternatives for vegetarians. Visit the Seaglass Sales Center from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and Sundays from noon to 5:00 p.m. The Sales Center is located at 26951 Country Club Drive within Bonita Bay. Connect with Seaglass on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ SeaglassAtBonitaBay. Above: The spectacular penthouse residences at Seaglass are priced from $2.5 million and offer 5,158 to 5,570 total square feet under air. One penthouse residence remains available for purchase. Left: Luxury homebuyers continue to be attracted by the exceptional value offered at the new Seaglass at Bonita Bay high-rise tower to be built by The Ronto Group within the Bonita Bay community in Bonita Springs. Below: The Bonita Bay Club has completed a 60,000 square feet Lifestyle Center that contributed to Bonita Bay being recognized as one of the ten healthiest clubs in America. AboveThespectacularpenthouse fl a T v a te f a T fo A r e m fe r e h th S b B T s to te A www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYD2 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015
ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, MAKE REFERENCE TO THIS BROCHURE AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY CHAPTER 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. Exclusive Sales & Marketing by Wilson& AssociatesPoolside. In a prone position. Sunglasses on. Staring at the blue horizon. Its all part of the amazing lifestyle youll discover at Kalea Bay. Resort-style pool so relaxing. Adults only pool so private. Zero entry childrens pool so fun. Residences priced from $1.3 million13910 Old Coast Road, Naples, FL 34110 KaleaBay.com 239-793-0110 Some say three is a crowd. With 3 clubside pools, we see it as just Right.
Andalucia: Naples most sought-after address FrontDoor Communities has some exciting news to share with potential buyers: its Andalucia community located in the heart of Naples has six beautiful inventory homes available for purchase. At Andalucia, buyers will find the perfect location and amazing amenities all in one. Add in the fact that these are some of the final homes remaining in Andalucia, and that they have an incredible price point not found elsewhere in Naples, and these six homes wont be on the market long. The available inventory homes at Andalucia have everything todays home buyers desire, including an affordable price. FrontDoor Communities beautiful homes are priced from the low $400,000s through the $500,000s. However, that affordable price doesnt mean that buyers will have to sacrifice luxury finishes or sought-after features. Weve worked very hard to offer new home buyers a quality-built but affordable home here at Andalucia, said Mike Taylor, division vice president for FrontDoor Communities. Weve been able to incorporate all of the great features our buyers are looking for, as well as fantastic resort-style amenities, into this community. Plus, its in the perfect location near everything that makes Naples such a desirable place to live. With all of that combined, plus homes that start at $419,000, we can offer something no other builder in Naples offers. Showcasing three different floor plans, including the award-winning Seville and Cordoba plans, the inventory homes range from 1,850 to more than 3,900 square feet, and feature oneor two-story layouts complete with twocar garages. In addition, the inventory homes offer the choice of a lake or preserve view home site. The exterior architecture is absolutely breathtaking at Andalucia. Reminiscent of Spanish missions, the homes include tiled roofs, ornamental detail, stucco finishes and arched windows and doorways. The interior features are also impressive and include tile floors, granite countertops, tile backsplashes, stainless steel appliances, beautiful master suites, screened lanais, second story bonus rooms or first story flex space (per plan) and much more. Andalucia is in the center of it all, just minutes from boutiques and shopping, top beaches, and several of the top golf courses in Florida. Plus, the community is included in the excellent Collier County School District. However, homeowners arent required to leave home to enjoy fantastic amenities and recreation opportunities. Amenities found within Andalucia include a fitness center with state-of-the-art equipment, a heated lap pool and a whirlpool spa. In addition, the community has a residents clubhouse with an open gathering room, game room and kitchen, as well as a childrens playground with basketball court. Andalucia offers everything buyers need, from a convenient location to an affordable price point. With limited opportunities remaining, now is the time to buy! The Seville Interior. The Carmona. The Clubhouse at Andalucia. Ameni www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYD4 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 BringYourHighestExpectations LIVINGSTON ROADPINE RIDGE ROAD EXIT 107WHIPPORWILL LANE N
THE GAME IS WON ON THE GREEN. And celebrated on the beach. A London Bay Homes Community 239-494-5398 LifeAtMediterra.comNOW SHOWCASING 8 LUXURY MODEL HOMES Villas from $1 Million and Estate Homes from $3 Million Mediterra Sales Center 15836 Savona Way, Naples, FL 34110 Located on Livingston Road, approximately 2 miles north of Immokalee Road 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,402 A/C Sq. Ft.THE CAPRIANO 3 Beds, 3.5 Baths, 3,380 A/C Sq. Ft.THE ELORO 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,810 A/C Sq. Ft.THE ANGELICA When you live at Mediterra, you can play 36 holes of Tom Fazio-designed golf, hang out at your own private beach club and enjoy all of the luxurious details in between. You can have it all at Mediterra. No wonder its won Community of the Year in Naples 9 times and counting. But the opportunities to own are running short. Visit us daily at the Mediterra sales center or call to schedule a private showing while selection lasts.NEWLY ARRIVED Copyright 2015. CBC057242 London Bay Homes. Pricing, features, specifications, products and availability are subject to change without notice. See a sales associate for complete and current information. 4 Beds, 4.5 Baths, 4,329 A/C Sq. Ft.THE DELFINA
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYD6 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 2, 2015 Meet Mediterras super models: the award-winning Girona and CaprianoThe Girona and Capriano are more than luxury model homes at Mediterra: theyre super models. The two single-family maintenancefree villa homes, built by London Bay Homes and featuring interior design by Romanza Interior Design, received top honors during the Collier Building Industry Associations annual Sand Dollar Awards program. The two floor plans also rank among the most popular in Naples nine-time Community of the Year.Mediterras sixth Girona model owned the runway, claiming Interior Design of the Year in its price category. The three-bedroom home in the Cortile neighborhood features a bold modern design combining a gray and ivory palette accented with papaya and white, wood, glass, metallic and woven furniture finishes throughout its 3,526 square feet of living space. The four-bedroom, four-bath Capriano, designed with an open floor plan, an emphasis on outdoor living and a raised spa floating in the middle of the pool, earned Sand Dollar awards for product and pool design. These two floor plans are among our most popular because they really capture the spirit of living in Southwest Florida, said Mark Wilson, president and CEO of London Bay Homes. Although the outdoor lifestyle has been important since we started building luxury homes 25 years ago, today theres even more importance on that connection and approaching outdoor living areas as an extension of the interior. During the past two years, the majority of the homebuilders models in Mediterra have sold quickly. Both the Capriano and Girona sold before completion to homeowners who opted to buy on leaseback, which provides visitors an extended opportunity to explore them. Theres been a sense of urgency to buy our model homes, said Wilson. Buyers are concerned if they wait, it will be too late. They opt to buy now and benefit from letting their home remain open as a model through our leaseback program. They might not be ready to move in today but dont want to miss out on buying into Mediterra, which is now more than 95 percent sold. The Girona, featuring interior design by Romanzas Michael Scott, was purchased during framing and is open for viewing through Dec. 15. The buyers have said they jumped at the opportunity to buy the home and were thrilled with the planned interior design, which features shellstone flooring, furniture with modern silhouettes, a touch of zebra pattern, and box-beamed and tongue-and-groove ceilings. The Girona offers a formal dining room, study, breakfast nook and an open great room accented with modern design elements. It also connects indoor and outdoor spaces through floor-toceiling windows and sliding glass doors, and showcases the homes pool, raised spa and nature preserves. Designed for outdoor living, the Girona offers a fully equipped summer kitchen and open-air and under-roof seating areas. Its sleek jet-black finished pool is accented with black glass mosaic tiles and two fire bowls flanked by reflecting pools and low-profile cobaltfinished planters. The model also has a three-car garage, private courtyard and fountain located inside a low wall at the front of the home. Kim and Jim Gosnell bought the Capriano model shortly after it was under roof. They walked room by room with their sales representative who showed them on her iPad the planned furniture placement and the coastal-inspired interior design. A lot of the furniture and fabrics were what we wanted, said Kim Gosnell. The designer and I really clicked. The professionals at Romanza were an awesome team to work with. It was perfect. It was the easiest way to look for a new home without having to work from scratch. The Gosnells also selected the leaseback option. The Capriano is open through April 2016. Located in Lucarno, a neighborhood reminiscent of a European village, the model offers a library, wine room, a home office adjacent to the kitchen, and a second floor with a lounge and TV area, a guest suite, full bath and morning kitchen/wet bar. It has 4,402 square feet of living space and an open great room floor plan flowing to a large outdoor living area. Alfresco spaces recall an upscale resort, with multiple seating and dining groups, a summer kitchen, outdoor fireplace, and a large second-floor balcony and sundeck. The Capriano was designed by Romanzas Jennifer Stevens who conveyed the coastal aesthetic with wood flooring, a vibrant palette of bright blues, indigos, greens and yellows with hints of aqua and tangerine, and weathered wood tones blended with metal, mirrored and silver finishes. Stevens design of a previous Capriano model earned a 2014 Aurora Award, recognizing it among the best in the Southeastern U.S. London Bay is currently building two more Capriano models in Mediterra. For many buyers there is no substitute for walking through and experiencing a model home, said Wilson, noting several additional luxury models are currently open within the 1,700-acre golf and beach club community. Other models are in various stages of construction and are slated for completion as early as January 2016. Our model homes really resonate with visitors, inspiring and exciting their imaginations, he said. Buyers get to experience how a floor plan really lives. For more information about Mediterras luxury model homes, its amenities and available home designs priced from $1 million to more than $7 million, visit www.MediterraNaples.com, call 239-949-8989, or visit Mediterra, located on Livingston Road, two miles north of Immokalee Road and west of I-75.
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AT SEAGLASS LIKE NOWHERE ELSE. It imbues all it touches. Brightens. Highlights. Of bay, islands and horizon. Right outside the window. Just beyond the terrace. Always there. Always yours. The light at Seaglass. It changes everything. RESIDENCES FROM JUST OVER $1MCoastal contemporary tower & penthouse residences | Rooftop terrace | Theater With access to Championship golf | World-class tennis | Pools | Fitness | Marina | Parks & preservesSEAGLASSATBONITABAY.COM26951 Country Club Drive | Bonita Springs | 239.301.4940 at ShineORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS MAKE REFERENCE TO THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN AND THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE.Community features, amenities and pricing are approximate and subject to change without notice. The information and materials displayed on materials provided to you are solely intended to provide general information about proposed plans of WSR-Bonita Bay, LLC. These proposed plans are conceptual in nature and are subject to change or cancellation (in whole or in part) at any time without notice. Land uses, public and private facilities, improvements, and plans described or depicted on any materials are conceptual only, subject to government approvals and market factors, and subject to change without notice. Nothing in these materials obligates WSR-Bonita Bay, LLC, or any other entity to build any facilities or improvements, and there is no guarantee that any illustrated or described proposed future development will be implemented. Neither the information and materials provided to you, nor any communication made or given in connection with and of the foregoing may be deemed to constitute any representation or warranty or may otherwise be relied upon by any person or entity for any reason whatsoever. Equal Housing Opportunity. 60,000 SQ. FT. LIFESTYLE CENTER NOW OPEN!
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290 Lagoon Avenue Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 215054590 $3,900,000 Aria #601 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 215009015 $3,695,000 308 Neapolitan Way Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 Web ID 213024991 $4,600,000 Park Plaza #201 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID KENT111615IHE $4,500,000 Montenero #1001 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 215064915 $3,795,000 Windsor PH 16 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 215060396 $11,000,000 6848 Daniels Road Bonnie Nageon De Lestang 239.280.6997 Web ID 215065330 $1,175,000 Allegro PH 12E Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 215065360 $2,499,000 Claridge #9D Joann Sohn 239.450.2791 Web ID 215063687 $1,675,000 Trieste #1101 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 215055991 $3,850,000 5900 Cypress Hollow Way Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 Web ID 215064501 $485,000 Regent #12S Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 215057910 $9,950,000 4880 Whispering Pine Way Patrick O'Connor 239.293.9411 Web ID 215064256 $1,295,000 Venetian Villas #1900 Beth McNichols 239.821.3304 Web ID 215053327 $1,825,000 Aria #603 Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.261.6200 Web ID 214010920 $3,050,000 6998 Greentree Drive Jerry Wachowicz 239.777.0741 Web ID 215053550 $2,375,000 7082 Villa Lantana Way Janet Rathbun 239.860.0012 Web ID 215054192 $995,000 Cap Ferrat #1603 Susan Barton 239.860.1412 Web ID 215040636 $3,800,000 L'Ambiance #207 Cheryl Turner 239.250.3311 Web ID 215060191 $729,000 Dorchester #404 Cynthia Rosa 239.287.6015 Web ID 215035573 $595,000 Dorchester #604 Cynthia Rosa 239.287.6015 Web ID 215033289 $859,000 Toscana #204 Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433 Web ID 213025019 $1,395,000 Osprey Pointe #202 Terri Moellers 239.404.7887 Web ID 215059033 $750,000 2296 Island Cove Circle John D'Amelio 239.961.5996 Web ID 215064593 $665,000 8816 Ventura Way Craig Jones 239.825.6857 Web ID 215064992 $548,000 9771 Niblick Lane Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433 Web ID 215057445 $4,150,000 Seville #1522 Roya Nouhi 239.290.9111 Web ID 215057949 $629,000 4453 Club Estates Drive Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 215042182 $3,290,000 632 Hickory Road Agnes Zak 239.287.8036 Web ID 215065300 $1,390,000 4940 Rustic Oaks Circle Blake Owen 239.273.3117 Web ID 215033272 $940,000 Lesina #1203 Michael/Maureen Joyce 239.285.6275 Web ID 214070599 $628,000 63 Eugenia Drive Sue Black 239.250.5611 Web ID 215044394 $2,199,000 577 Wedgewood Way Beth McNichols 239.821.3304 Web ID 215064470 $735,000 PARK SHORE PELICAN BAY BAY COLONY PELICAN MARSH PREMIER SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM 7955 Cordoba Place Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 215053374 $559,900 1347 Noble Heron Way Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 Web ID 215018649 $2,345,000 1268 Osprey Trail Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 Web ID 215025838 $6,495,000 Montclair #E-202 Erik David Barber 323.513.6391 Web ID 215055976 $605,000 9184 Mercato Lane Mary Kavanagh 616.957.4428 Web ID 215028413 $2,135,000 NAPLES & SURROUNDS
290 Lagoon Avenue Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 215054590 $3,900,000 172 Seabreeze Avenue Shirlene Elkins 239.777.9574 Web ID 215062904 $3,800,000 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM 9133 The Lane Erik David Barber 323.513.6391 Web ID 215061055 $1,115,000 7049 Mill Run Circle Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433 Web ID 215064319 $849,000 2824 Silverleaf Lane Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web ID 215056837 $4,695,000 2142 Isla De Palma Circle Brandon Romero 239.250.5775 Web ID 215063791 $539,000 13087 Pond Apple Drive East Chris Resop 239.231.6164 Web ID 215064020 $1,075,000 700 95th Avenue North Amy Kodak 239.877.6319 Web ID 215064485 $360,000 7871 Gardner Drive Jane Bond 239.595.9515 Web ID 215052959 $410,000 7653 Ponte Verde Way Agnes Zak 239.287.8036 Web ID 215064339 $699,000 Vanderbilt Yacht & Racquet Club #102 Roya Nouhi 239.290.9111 Web ID 215065614 $635,000 PREMIER SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY 1449 Nighthawk Pointe Heather Hobrock 239.370.3944 Web ID 215064238 $5,395,000 1618 Chinaberry Way Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web ID 215061615 $2,750,000 Reserve I #202 Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web ID 215014034 $500,000 6737 Bent Grass Drive Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 215043403 $524,000 7955 Cordoba Place Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 215053374 $559,900 1234 Gordon River Trail Melissa Williams 239.248.7238 Web ID 214000494 $7,495,000 1347 Noble Heron Way Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 Web ID 215018649 $2,345,000 1268 Osprey Trail Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 Web ID 215025838 $6,495,000 1315 Noble Heron Way Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 Web ID 215025837 $2,618,000 1215 Gordon River Trail Daniel Guenther 239.357.8121 Web ID 215036906 $1,995,000 1473 Anhinga Pointe Melissa Williams 239.248.7238 Web ID 209007441 $4,200,000 2242 Silver Palm Place Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web ID 215021968 $1,175,000 Aqua #210 John D'Amelio 239.961.5996 Web ID 215053610 $3,850,000 647 108th Avenue North Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 215060961 $689,900 6253 Highcroft Drive Jesse Moreno 239.405.0065 Web ID 215064469 $600,000 6185 English Oaks Lane Tatyana Sallee 239.293.5017 Web ID 215064509 $1,290,000 Montclair #E-202 Erik David Barber 323.513.6391 Web ID 215055976 $605,000 9184 Mercato Lane Mary Kavanagh 616.957.4428 Web ID 215028413 $2,135,000 GREY OAKS NORTH NAPLES VANDERBILT BEACH
316 Seabreeze Drive Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 215060902 $5,900,000 Serena #202 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 215033035 $429,000 1370 Bayport Avenue Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 215062616 $659,000 Serena #202 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 215048173 $419,000 945 Caxambas Drive Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 214057818 $3,600,000 Royal Marco Point #321 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 215065240 $1,190,000 1891 Honduras Avenue Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 215052493 $1,695,000 1064 Gayer Way Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 Web ID 214058534 $1,199,000 1261 Stone Court Paul Strong 239.404.3280 Web ID 213504141 $1,695,000 1189 Strawberry Court Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 215065020 $699,000 910 Sycamore Court Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 Web ID 215065169 $799,000 440 South Heathwood Drive Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 Web ID 215062072 $1,649,000 Royal Marco Point PH S Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 215062884 $995,000 490 Balsam Court Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 215063905 $1,650,000 Admiralty House #902N Laurie Zanelli 239.675.9777 Web ID 215063883 $569,000 901 South Flamingo Circle Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 215063432 $565,000 331 Colonial Avenue Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 $1,400,000 1810 April Court Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 212036452 $389,000 1066 Ruppert Road Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 214010187 $385,000 Emerald Beach #53 Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 215062772 $424,900 7810 Mulberry Lane ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 214057062 $1,099,000 7669 Mulberry Court Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 214059170 $785,000 9048 Cherry Oaks Trail Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 212033141 $597,500 Callista #204 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 215024211 $549,000 8532 Bellagio Drive Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 214056571 $1,095,000 9024 Cherry Oaks Trail Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 215048235 $559,000 Cherry Oaks #201 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 215023560 $529,000 Serena #201 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 208034226 $442,000 3836 Cotton Green Path Drive Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 214059457 $399,000 8988 Cherry Oaks Trail Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 215039283 $545,000 Serena #202 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 214037081 $425,000 Sotheby's International Realty and the Sotheby's International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity. Property information herein is derived from various sources including, but not limited to, county records and multiple listing services, and may include approximations. All information is deemed accurate and neither suggests nor infers that Premier Sotheby's International Realty participated as either the listing or cooperating agent or broker in the sale or purchase of the properties depicted. Summer Landscape by Vincent Van Gogh used with permission. 17,000 ASSOCIATES | 800 OFFICES WORLDWIDE 61 COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES GLOBALLY | 31 PREMIER SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY LOCATIONS MARCO ISLAND FIDDLER'S CREEKPREMIER SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM FIFTH AVENUE | 239.434.8770THE GALLERY CENTRAL NAPLES | 239.659.0099MERCATO SALES CENTER | 239.594.9400BONITA SPRINGS | 239.948.4000MARCO ISLAND | 239.642.2222VANDERBILT | 239.594.9494THE VILLAGE | 239.261.6161SANIBEL | 239.472.2735CAPTIVA | 239.395.5847ESTUARY SALES CENTER | 239.261.3148BROAD AVENUE | 239.434.2424MYSTIQUE AT PELICAN BAY | 239.598.9900