www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 OPINION A4 ROOTED IN NAPLES A6 NEWS OF THE WEIRD A15 CLUB NOTES A18 ON THE MOVE B4 BUSINESS MEETINGS B5 NETWORKING B7 OPEN HOUSE MAP B14 PUZZLES C12 BRIDGE C13 SOCIETY C21-23 CUISINE NEWS C24-27 Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store. PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDE Vol. VIII, No. 40 FREE Putting it in writingHow to help your workers communicate clearly. B1 Artful adventurerSee the world through the eyes of painter Paul Arsenault C1 Indie films beginThe Fort Myers Film Festivals T.G.I.M. indie film and music series starts up Aug. 1. C3 BY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ oridaweekly.com What if the notion is not true? And even if it is true, as some compelling evidence and the wisdom of thoughtful people sometimes suggest, perhaps there are solutions to a problem many have noticed with dismay in recent years: Americans appear to be increasingly disconnected from each other. And not just from each other. From common values, ambitions and even habits that might once have defined many of us, no matter where we came from or what we did. From the green and growing world that gives us food. From a greater portion of the opportunities and wealth that a few have. From the political process. From communications technologies, or because of them. Arguably, we have even drifted away from an imperative moral sense that we owe the nation and its people some measure of devotion and SEE DISCONNECT, A8 PHOTO ILLUSTRATION ERIC RADDATZ / FLORIDA WEEKLY Making waves teaching kids how to swimThe disconnect.For many Southwest Floridians, swimming is simply a fun activity or a form of exercise. But for others, entering the areas abundant waters could have tragic, if not fatal, consequences if they lack the necessary skills to stay afloat. Collier County families are fortunate to have a variety of options for finding learnto-swim instruction from certified teachers, regardless of the non-swimmers age, income level or where they reside. Taxpayer-funded and nonprofit providers teach basic aquatic skills at facilities throughout the county. And theres a private company, Aquamobile Swim School, In an age of technology never before imagined, some say we connect less than ever. BY DON MANLEYFlorida Weekly Correspondent COURTESY PHOTOAquatic supervisor Jack Seeger at River Park Aquatic Center teaches a budding swimmer.SEE SWIM, A16 Diva DiariesWhen Billy Fuccillo ads look good, youre on politics overload. A23
A2 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY COMMENTARYRubio comes callingWhat we dont want is for this to be a glimpse of the future. But thats what we fear were seeing this year: a fish-killing, people-sickening, tourist-offending, filthy-water look at things to come. A glimpse of Atlantic and gulf beaches east and west of Lake Okeechobee so devastated by our effluent that few will want to live on them or fish off them, and visitors will pointedly avoid them. Such a reality would mean huge economic losses and a widespread decline in the quality of life along Floridas southern coasts, both east and west.That increasingly common fear along with Sen. Marco Rubios need to sympathize with it, and thus to garner votes for his 2016 Senate run brought him last week to both coasts of Florida, where Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency.I dont remember Sen. Rubio ever appearing on either coast before just to talk about the fight for cleaner water. Warm and attentive in person a darksuited 6-footer with only slightly receding black hair and a talent for appearing comfortably focused in front of cameras or small groups water hasnt been one of his big-punch battles, after all. Those have included fights against Cuban communists, terrorists, gun-control advocates, illegal immigrants and his lost battle for the presidential nomination. Those were his fights, rather than water. But now, with fish dying and tourists changing their Florida plans and local commissioners encouraging more development and waterfront properties becoming harder to sell and with even less regulation of water uses by industry, agriculture and construction than in past years I went to see the senator. He had traveled to a lovely old meeting house of hardwood floors, high ceilings and great windows pitched in the shadow of a 32-story condominium tower built on the banks of the Caloosahatchee River, in downtown Fort Myers. Out those windows we watched the turgid, mile-wide river bearing its filthy excess to the nearby gulf from the vast cattle populations along the Kissimmee south of Orlando, from Lake O. itself 50 miles east of Fort Myers, from the runoff of sugar and citrus operations, from suburban lawns, from a multitude of poorly regulated septic systems numbering in the tens to the hundreds of thousands. We watched all of it sliding silently west only 15 or so miles from its mouth near Sanibel Island, water released by the Army Corps of Engineers to protect an over-budget boondoggle of a dike repair job now years behind schedule. I hadnt come to look at that river or its history, though. I wanted to stand near Sen. Rubio, who was pushing the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan. I wanted to look at him, to listen to him, and to study the people around him. The meeting was closed to the public (it was easier that way, a Rubio staffer told me), but not to mayors, county commissioners, state representatives, chambers-of-commerce officials and a couple of environmentalists who joined him to express their concerns, with television and newspaper reporters looking on. Was the senator finally getting serious? His personal water history wasnt promising but perhaps hed changed. Not long after he won his Senate seat, Sen. Rubio shrugged off our mounting water woes by joining the de-regulators in federal and state government. Not only did they include Gov. Scott, who eviscerated the states water protection arm in 2011 by firing hundreds of state regulators in an effort to downsize government and its influence in our lives, but they also included David Vitter, the senior U.S. senator from Louisiana. First, Sen. Rubio had applauded Gov. Scotts loosening of water regulations and his bid to stop the federal Environmental Protection Agency from stepping in to monitor and regulate Florida water: I will continue working with my colleagues in Washington to prevent this EPA power grab from ruining Floridas economy, he said at the time. Then, less than two years later, he signed a David Vitter letter with 30 other Republicans, stiff-arming cleaner-water proposals. If the EPA is allowed to move forward with this guidance, the letter said, streams, lakes and wetlands in nearly all of our states are going to be overburdened with federal bureaucracy. At the meeting last week, however, the senator agreed that the Everglades plan was only a first step in the very slow and much bigger process of real restoration slow because leaders are not willing to suggest we spend more money, or to buy lands south of Lake Okeechobee en masse, where lake water can be released. One step at a time, he cautioned. Standing near television reporters, I had a chance to talk with him. So I asked: Has your opinion about the need to regulate water changed? Should the EPA be involved now? More regulations arent the answer, he told me. And neither is the EPA. If you get them involved, he said, they can regulate you even if you have only one little puddle on your property. Aside from further regulating Big Ag and Big Sugar, what about requiring everyone up and down both the Caloosahatchee and the St. Lucie to update their septic systems, I asked? Too expensive, Sen. Rubio suggested, recalling how hard his family struggled in West Miami when residents were required to spend thousands updating their septic systems there. Not everybody has $10,000 for new septic, he said. But is it too expensive to save our water, our beaches and our economies by offering government help for those who cant pay? 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A4 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY PublisherShelley Hobbsshobbs@floridaweekly.comEditorCindy Piercecpierce@floridaweekly.comReporters & ColumnistsEric Bretan, Karen Feldman Jerry Greenfield, Bob Harden Dan Hudak, Myles Kornblatt Lindsey Nesmith, Drew Sterwald Nancy Stetson, Evan Williams Roger WilliamsPhotographersPeggy Farren, Tim Gibbons Bernadette La Paglia Vandy Major, Charlie McDonald Bob Raymond, Ivan Seligman Stephen WrightCopy EditorCathy CottrillPresentation EditorEric Raddatzeraddatz@floridaweekly.comLuxe Living EditorLinda Donnellylinda.firstname.lastname@example.orgGraphic DesignersChris Andruskiewicz Hannah Arnone Alisa Bowman Amy Grau Paul Heinrich Meg Roloff Scott Sleeper Circulation ManagerCameo Hinmanchinman@floridaweekly.comCirculationDavid Anderson Paul Neumann Greg TretwoldAccount ExecutivesNicole Ryannryan@floridaweekly.comCori Higginschiggins@floridaweekly.comAdam Schonberg email@example.comSales and Marketing AssistantKatie BabkaBusiness Office ManagerKelli CaricoPublished by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddis firstname.lastname@example.org Jeffrey Cull email@example.com Jim Dickerson firstname.lastname@example.org Naples Florida Weekly 9051 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 202 Naples, Florida 34108 Phone 239.325.1960 Fax: 239.325.1964 Subscriptions:Copyright: The contents of the Florida Weekly are copyright 2016 by Florida Media Group, LLC. No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 239.325.1960 or visit us on the web at 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 OPINIONWho you gonna call?Personally, my takeaway from the whole affair was surprise and appreciation. The beautiful, well-spoken Melania Trump took the words right out of Michelle Obamas mouth and delivered them as if they were entirely her own in a speech at the 2016 Republican National Convention. The purloined passages were originally spoken by the future first lady at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. A Tweeter follower picked up on the similarities and called them out. Whiz, bang, the major networks produced a split screen replay of she said/she said. Alas, there was no question. Parts of Mrs. Trumps speech were cut and pasted from the remarks made by Michelle Obama nearly a decade earlier. The Trump team responded as if a falsehood told vigorously makes the truth negligible. Finally, a speech writer buried in the Trump camp took the fall. It was all true. I thought the accusation of plagiarism was a bit harsh. With an audience of 30 million people watching, Mrs. Trump did quite well in making her first prime time address. She is known to be an inexperienced and reluctant campaigner, especially in the context of the nonstop turmoil, bombast and political drama associated with her husbands campaign. In Mrs. Trumps defense, the passages originally spoken by Mrs. Obama and echoed in the more recent speech are uplifting to anyone who still believes in the American Dream. That they were borrowed from a Democrat, a rock star in the Obama White House, and from a woman who is a force of nature in her own right, well, that was just icing on the cake. Seeing both women speaking virtually the same words, simultaneously sisters in harmony on a split screen, well, it was enough to make you think perhaps the wrong Trump was running for president. The two women do share commonality. Like Mrs. Obama, Mrs. Trump is a second to a spouse in whose shadow she exists, not an easy role for any woman has kids, a brain and a passion to make a difference in the world as Mrs. Obama surely does. I found it strangely comforting that, in a moment of challenge, if the question arises of who you gonna call, Melania would dial up Michelle for inspiration. Shed be right. Mrs. Obama has devoted her tenure in the White House to performing national works of public service, most notably, Lets M ove, an initiative to fight childhood obesity and ensure all children get a healthy start. But it hasnt been easy for her, even when its on behalf of such an important and blameless cause. Ms. Obama is the first African-American woman to occupy the White House who isnt a slave, maid or a staffer. In the context of this nations troubled racial history, she sets a high standard for character and leadership. She is a first class role model for Mrs. Trump (or any future spouse) of a U.S. president, dignifying and substantiating with good works of her own the formal role of the spouse and the stature of the presidential family in the affairs of the country. She is also quite possibly the coolest first lady in the nations history. Mrs. Trump absorbing by accident or design some of Mrs. Obamas own words is a positive, a nod of admiration to the intelligent and world-wise woman who first utter ed them. Then too, Mrs. Trump may need to channel Mrs. Obama more often. If Trump is elected, she will be the first immigrant to become a first lady. She would be thrust into a role she never imagined for herself as the third wife of a ferociously anti-immigrant, racist, narcissistic, billionaire white guy. Then, too, her own improbable road to the White House graduating from model to trophy wife, 24 years younger than her husband, gorgeous and mostly seen and not heard allows right-wing conservatives to overlook any imagined defect associated with her Slovenian birth. As first lady, she would be expected to play her part in the public square, embracing the xenophobia, nativism and misogyny of her husbands administration. Her duties await her: A groundbreaking with a gold shovel for the wall her husband promises to build; a Rose Garden press conference hosted with the NRA, her new gun license on display, pledging to opencarry her Glock to all appearances; and a ribbon cutting for the nuclear arsenal in readiness for President Trumps reply to the provocation of some terrorist rant. In this light, the melding together of Mrs. Trump and Mrs. Obama as if of one mind could be a good thing. Mrs. Trump and her ghost writers can be forgiven for letting her/their enthusiasm get ahead of herself/themselves. Why say it differently if someone says it right the first time and you entirely agree? leslieLILLYllilly@floridaweekly.com Cavorting Bill Clinton is biggest loser in this election yearNo matter who wins the White House in November, the election of 2016 already has produced one clear-cut loser. Bill Clinton. Mr. Clinton has long been considered his generations finest practitioner of politics, but that designation does not really do him justice. Mr. Clintons political skills, as a presidential candidate and as president, were equal to or far above any of his predecessors. His closest modern-day rivals would be FDR and Ronald Reagan. Mr. Clinton left office with an approval rating of 66 percent, which was remarkable for a president who had been impeached during his second term. As he slipped into retirement, Mr. Clinton remained the most popular American politician. Beginning in 2008, when Mr. Clinton stumped on behalf of his wife in her bid to defeat Barack Obama for the Democratic presidential nomination, some disturbing stumbles and fumbles began. He was castigated for what many saw as a troubling injection of race into the campaign when he attempted to brush-off Ms. Clintons defeat in the South Carolina primary by saying, Jesse Jackson won South Carolina in and Jackson ran a good campaign. Obama ran a good campaign here. Mr. Clinton feebly claimed that it was Mr. Obama, in fact, who was indulging in racial politics. I think they played the race card on me, he said. We now know, from memos from the campaign, that they planned to do it all along. Fast forward to 2016. Mr. Clintons miscues of 2008 were dismissed as curious aberrations. This time around, Clinton enthusiasts assured us, we would see the Bill Clinton of old. Instead, as one wag has suggested, all we got is an old Bill Clinton. He sullied his reputation and, by extension, the reputations of Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Ms. Clinton by famously barging aboard the AGs airplane on the tarmac at Phoenix in the midst of the FBIs email investigation.His speeches have largely been pedestrian and delivered in a voice both raspy and alarmingly weak. More than one observer has noted that Mr. Clintons hands often tremble when he holds notes at the podium.These, along with Mr. Clintons gaunt appearance, have stirred rumblings that he is unwell. But no one has produced an iota of proof to that end. Indeed, Mr. Clinton who has suffered serious heart ailments is said to be an enthusiastic vegan who is solicitous of his health, a far cry from his presidential days when he would interrupt a jog for a Big Mac break at McDonalds. More concerning than rumors of physical infirmity are his Louis XVI lifestyle and his blind eye for ethical considerations. The man who fought and clawed his way out of a hillbilly upbringing in Arkansas now lives a bubble-boy existence that is not at all unlike that enjoyed by his wifes nemesis, Donald J. Trump. Bill and Hillary doggedly portray the clueless Trump as a cloistered billionaire totally out of touch with the concerns of average Americans. And while they are undeniably correct in that charge, it is legitimate to question if the Clintons are the best people to be prosecuting it. (A small but delicious anecdote that speaks volumes about the alternate universe that is Trump World is the story Melania Trump confided to an interviewer. Mr. Trump, she said, is an incredibly tolerant and forbearing husband. He is very understanding. If I say, I need an hour, Im going to take a bath, or Im having a massage, he doesnt have nothing against it. What a guy!) Tales of Mr. Clintons cavorting, globetrotting and schmoozing with a host of nefarious characters who funnel millions to the Clinton Foundation are by now so numerous and well documented that they have passed from scandalous into the realm of ho-hum, what else is new. Mr. Clinton is said to charge corporations a mind-numbing fee of $750,000 for a speech and a Q&A session. And any questions to be asked must be submitted in advance to Mr. Clintons staff, which reserves the right to deep-six those they find to be objectionable. Mr. Clintons profligacy was subject of a recent article in the Los Angeles Times. In one instance documented by the newspaper, Mr. Clinton insisted on being flown from San Francisco by private jet to a (speaking) venue just 70 miles down the freeway. While in San Francisco to deliver other speeches, Mr. Clinton charged his hosts $1,400 for a days worth of phone calls from San Franciscos Fairmont Hotel and $700 for a dinner for two. As they say back in Arkansas, thats livin in high cotton for a man who used to look common folk in the eye and drawl, I feel your pain. These days, the only pain Mr. Clinton feels is that which arises from the selfinflicted wounds he routinely administers to his reputation and legacy. bill CORNWELLbcornwell@floridaweekly.com
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A6 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY CULTIVATE CURIOSITY Catherine Breen-Thomas, Camp Discovery director, knows the secret to her students well-being: Plant Slant. Growing and eating their own fruits and vegetables keep her students both vibrant and curious. Appreciation for healthy foods should start early. The kids become fascinated by the growing process, and they develop a deep connection with what theyre eating. Thats what Blue Zones Project is about. Its creating an environment that makes healthy choices easy. And research shows that better nutrition leads to better academic performance. Join Catherine, her students and your neighbors in Southwest Florida who are enhancing their well-being. Together, were improving our well-being with the Power 9 the shared traits of the worlds longest-lived people.Discover your Power 9 and take the pledge to live longer, better at MyPower9SWFL.com. Copyright 2016 Blue Zones, LLC and Healthways, Inc. All rights reserved. Sponsored by ROOTED IN NAPLESWhats bugging you this summer?It started in May with a rogue bufo toad. Unbeknownst to us, the carnivorous, poisonous threat to the health and safety of our family and pets found a way into our screen enclosure and silently prowled our lanai for hours before we found it the next morning. It was occupying the same space as our sweet Tulip, a large housecat who is a quick and deadly killer of all manner of intruding reptiles. I was grossed out and didnt have a decent idea of what exactly we had on our hands until my beloved had the notion to remove it with his bare hands. A quick Google search will reveal why thats a bad idea, but the hissing and spitting at his approach tipped us off. Then we moved on to combating stray ants around the doorframes. Shouldnt regular visits from the bug guy keep them at bay? Thats what I always think when mid-summer brings with it a constant battle to keep creepy-crawlers outside. Hope springs eternal, right? From the centipedes that curl up in doorways to the flying beetles that hover in your ears when you approach a stand of trees, its an insects world right now and will continue to be until the summer storms let up enough to let lawns air out a bit. Right now, the ground is so sodden and the air so hot that that the local flora and fauna are practically blooming with bug life. Its a wonder the bugs dont carry the sod off the lawns, leaving them scalped and helpless against the thundering storms that plague them to begin with. Mother Nature cant contain it all, so it results in snakes sunning themselves on the driveway and a regular massacre of poisonous bullfrogs in the flowerbed. Its not as if these intruders are cute, harmless little pests, either. After an overnight deluge, we found the pool flooded with fire ants one morning last week, flushed somehow through the deck into the one spot of respite we can find in the heat. A mystery portal in the lanai brought a 4-foot black racer through the pool cage, forcing us to beat back the puppy in order to prop open the door and pray it slithered through. I went mystery solving with our son under some shady trees only to watch too many mosquitos light on the tender flesh of his arms and legs. After swiping those off, we called it a day when I looked at his face and saw two large, raised bites on his face. Perhaps this is the year to reevaluate our bug control options, but the explanation weve received in the past is that the daily rain carries away any outdoor protection the exterminator lays down. So for the next month, well continue shrieking while smushing, smashing, hacking, catching and releasing the lower life forms that figure that the entire outdoors isnt enough to contain them. Until then, well be patiently waiting for our exterminator, Bob, in the hopes that he has a plan of attack for next year emphasis on attack. Lindsey Nesmith often wonders why she lives in a place where shes regularly visited by four of the seven plagues. lindseyNESMITHlnesmith@floridaweekly.com.
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A8 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYresponsible action action aimed not at our individual profit but at the good of the whole. In World War II, for example, the majority of adult Americans were part of the war effort, either working at home or serving overseas. Now, less than 1 percent has served in either of the two protracted wars in which we remain engaged, and the sometimes-fawning approval Americans display for veterans or combat troops may show little real understanding of their lives. Should we consider changing our marching orders from E. Pluribus Unum (out of many, one) to E. Pluribus Centum (out of many, a hundred)? Well, not just yet. This week, Florida Weekly peers inside the notion of a great disconnect flowing out of the tributary lives of Americans and into the broad river of our culture through the eyes and minds of people who have thought about the issues from their own distinct and different experiences. Let us share those thoughts with you by prefacing them with a few more statistics. In matters of wealth, The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development published a major report last year that showed 10 percent of Americans taking in 28 percent of all income par for the course in developed nations, according to the OECD. But more disturbingly, the richest 10 percent of American households have 76 percent of all the wealth, defined as anything we own that has value. Thats by far the highest disparity in the developed world: In Canada or Great Britain, for example, the top 10 percent hold roughly half the wealth, and the percentage goes down in other western European nations. In communications, we have seen a sea change. The landline telephone, radio and television together formed a communications triumvirate that altered the course of life for Americans in the 20th century: radio fully came into its own in the 1920s, when telephones also began to appear even in rural American settings, and television captured the cultural landscape starting in the early 1950s. Now everything has changed, again. About 92 percent of American adults have cell phones, and 62 percent have smart phones, with that percentage increasing almost monthly, according to the Pew Research Center. A common suspicion held by many is that smartphones and such social media as Facebook and Instagram weaken our ability to socialize in substantial ways, while increasing our awareness of each other in superficial ways. But the suspicion certainly does not inhibit our appetite for the beast itself. Pews American Trends Panel Survey of two years ago showed that about 75 percent of Americans thought it was OK to use a cell phone while walking down the street, on public transportation or while waiting in line. But using cell phones at a restaurant was considered impolite or rude by 62 percent, while the percentages increased into the 80s and 90s for Americans disapproving of cell phone use at family dinners, during meetings, at movie theaters or in other quiet public places church, for example. But people under 50 rarely turn their phones off, the survey showed, and people under 30 arent horrified by the constant use of the phones. When it comes to Facebook, 72 percent of all adult internet users are part of it, and 62 percent of the entire adult population, according to Pew. About 82 percent of online adults under 30 use Facebook. In our understanding of the natural world, or in food production and self-sufficiency a way of being connected to the world Americans traditionally held as inviolable the bare statistics are sobering. In 1800, only a small percentage of us were not farmers. Now, only about 2 percent of us are, and many of us spend little time in wilderness (a walk in the park does not count, according to some). As for our political processes, we appear to experience an ebb and flow of interest and participation that too frequently, perhaps, allows American decision-making to be deeply influenced by those who fail to participate the nonvoters. Between about 1840 and 1900, the percentage of eligible voters who went to the voting booth never dropped below about 70 percent, and in a number of elections rose above 80 percent. Of course, those who were eligible included only white men. In recent times, 62.3 percent of eligible voters turned out in the presidential race of 2008, 57.5 percent of eligible voters turned out in 2012, and what happens this year is anybodys guess. In light of those facts (and keeping in mind that statistics, while facts, do not always suggest the truth of a matter), we offer words of the wise, and perhaps to the wise. DISCONNECTFrom page 1 There is a contradiction going on here: on the one hand, were more connected than weve ever been. But the big difference, and the disconnect, if you will, is that we dont have a common frame of reference when it comes to information. Alan Schroeder, professor of journalism at Northeastern University in Boston
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 NEWS A9 Alan Schroeder, professor of journalism at Northeastern University in Boston, is a former reporter, author of several books on media and politics, a contributor to national and international journals such as The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Guardian, an international lecturer who has also served as a U.S. emissary; an Emmy Award winner for a Boston radio show, and a Kansas native.There is a contradiction going on here: on the one hand, were more connected than weve ever been. But the big difference, and the disconnect, if you will, is that we dont have a common frame of reference when it comes to information. There used to be a plethora of newspapers in each American city, but at the same time youd have a treatment that worked on television. You sat down and watched the same newscasts, reporting the same set of agreed-upon events and with a common denominator. Now, that is just out the window. Its less and less effective a glue all the time. I do think its dangerous. If we cant agree on a common set of facts or goals, how to do we keep society together? Its a problem in a societal way, but its also a problem for the media, those of us who are professional reporters. Social media, meanwhile, is a little more than just a new communications tool. Its a whole system of interacting that didnt exist before. In the past, old media didnt go away when something new came along. Television didnt kill radio and radio didnt kill (live performance or lectures). But theres something different about this, and about the fact that even though social media is a shared experience, it can also be almost completely an individual experience. This separation and the resulting anonymity also encourage bad behavior. Youre not dealing face-to-face with people, youre writing angry screeds on a keyboard somewhere and sending them off. So, some of the general lack of civility that really comes into focus is this: Were unlearning how to be with each other as human beings. And thats very troubling. It has negative implications for a lot of things. Our political culture, the media, the way we view our responsibility to other people theres a lot of downside. But theres good stuff, too. Being able stay in touch when you travel overseas, being able to connect to people almost anywhere and everywhere, thats the positive side. Thinking about the future: Im torn here. I see us retreating more and more into our bunkers. But Im also thinking about our students. They may see this differently. The technology is so common to their lives they dont view it as something worse it is what it is. So, were at this interesting moment here where the change has begun. We have some inkling where this is headed, but thats all. I guess Im optimistic in general. This will all push in a good direction, eventually. Peter Bergerson, professor of Public Policy, Florida Gulf Coast University.In some ways theres always been a disconnect between some elements in American society, in a political, a social and an economic sense. But now theres a highlighting of an economic gap between the very wealthy and the middle class and theres a disconnect politically between different groups. One of things were more cognizant of is the role of the media and 24/7 news, which tends to emphasize these divisions, so theyre more obvious. But at least in politics, the division is based on the argument of a free market: You have open ideas, you debate and discuss them. The problem occurs when the rhetoric has become caustic and toxic. That is different. In the past, there generally hasnt been quite the vitriol associated with two sides debating each other and using terms that are I dont want to say black and white red and blue. Everyone rushes to their own corner, so to speak. But on occasion that has happened before. Look back at 1968, a high water mark of divisions seen in society based on race, on politics, but maybe not so much on the economics of that time. The assassinations, the disagreements on the Vietnam war and look how close the elections were then, as well. In addition, you had the factor of George Wallace (an Alabama governor and presidential candidate who resisted segregation aggressively). He inflamed race relations. The idea of negativity in campaigns is not something that is new at all. Campaigns have been riddled with it. Even Nixon, when he ran for the U.S. Senate in California, did it. His Democratic opponent was Helen Gahagan Douglas. This was during the McCarthy era, and the House Un-American Activities Committee, and Nixon famously said she was pink right down to her underwear. The dog-whistle then was calling someone pink and creating that disconnection. So in the same way Trump disconnects Americans with illegal immigrants taking jobs, with a wall, with proposals to make Muslims register. For some people thats going to solve their problem a simple solution to a complex problem. Thats not to say that immigration is not a legitimate policy issue, but having a religious test for immigration, or building a wall thats not possible. Its absolutely, patently impossible to build a wall. But that doesnt mean a lot of people wont believe it. Its a question of balancing change and stability. Thats something we do in society all the time. Its said that Franklin Delano Roosevelt mastered radio and John F. Kennedy mastered television. Now, political parties, institutions and candidates are using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and the internet as a way of interacting and communicating. But they can do it with a much more focused audience. They can identify, and individuals will selfidentify. Im an optimist over the long haul. Im 100 percent positive that well overcome this. This drama and the level of disconnect or separation is kind of like the tide. The water comes in, the water goes out. Julie Byle is a Ph.D. student in ecology and evolutionary biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She grew up on Floridas southwest coast as a seventh-generation Floridian and a third-generation biologist.There is much to be said about the disconnect of humans from nature. Of all ages. Whether in child care or hospice, we still lack the physiological research to understand why being in nature is beneficial both for learning and for socio-emotional wellness. People attempting to write green time into lesson plans or treatment plans are still considered tree huggers in most places, so we need the research. We know that people love to be in nature, yes, but why? And how do we tell people in decision-making seats how important this is? Im exploring this question everyday while working with folks writing the state standards for science education. I am finding that learning and socioemotional wellness do go hand and hand. When people are happier and healthier (in nature) they learn more. Period. I see a drastic difference between my students success in a classroom versus outdoors. The rise of technology is both beneficial and detrimental to the current and future state of relational psychology, productivity, and emotional health. Technology can connect us (being able to share research findings, for example) but it has also disconnected people. The abundance of stimuli through an electronic device is hard to beat, chemically. Nature and technology are apples and oranges, though. Its unrealistic to be black or white in judging what we should use. We are neither robots nor trees. Were humans, and therefore were capable of creating and maintaining a healthy balance between the two. Dr. Robert Hilliard, professor emeritus of media and communications at Emerson University, is the author of more than 30 nonfiction books, as well as novels and plays, which he continues to write and sometimes direct. A combat-wounded veteran of World War II, he also helped create National Public Radio in its early years. He lives on Sanibel Island.I remember as a youngster in New York in the 1930s, one had access to myriad newspapers, from the politically progressive PM to the very conservative Daily News. There were two Hearst papers and several more with a variety of opinions. You even had the Communist Daily Worker at one end of the scale and Father Coughlins rabid anti-Semitic and, as some thought, pro-Nazi Social Justice SEE DISCONNECT, A10 SCHROEDER BERGERSON BYLE HILLIARD
A10 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY k l y .co m and a Catholic newspaper that often supported his views, The Tablet at the other end. The point is that there were multiple viewpoints available. Given that the media (television, radio, the press, the internet) are the most powerful forces today for affecting peoples minds, emotions and, to a great extent, even actions, the fact that some six international entities control or directly affect the content of about 90 percent of the worlds media outlets means a serious lack of alternative viewpoints for the people. Multinational media companies tend to be conservative to far right, and have skewed peoples views of the political scale. If you look at the publics reactions as expressed in letters to the editor and responses in non-press media, ideas and concepts that were once considered conservative are now considered objective. Concepts that were once considered objective are now labeled liberal. Liberal views have become left and far right is now considered conservative. As long as the media are controlled by a few huge corporations, the American people will have little or no alternative information or viewpoints presented other than what those corporations want the people to believe. Case in point: a conservative media conglomerate now owns the two major daily newspapers in Lee and Collier counties. More and more people who think they are supporting conservative causes are in reality supporting far right and even radical right causes. Sgt. 1st Class Jim Greenhill, Army National Guard, immigrated to the U.S. from England as a young adult, graduating from the University of North Carolina. He became an award-winning reporter at The News-Press in Fort Myers and elsewhere. Following 9/11, he enlisted in the Army, where he continues to serve. He notes that these are his views, which constitute neither an endorsement nor the opinion of the Department of Defense or any other entity.Im the 1 percent. Actually, Im the about 0.5 percent. Its a safe bet youre in the 99.5 percent not currently serving in the armed forces. Last year, 265 active duty service members killed themselves. I bet if you and I try to discuss that, one of your assumptions will be this is a consequence of combat, and it will surprise you when I explain about half of them never saw combat. And I bet if we try to discuss Guantanamo Bay, Afghanistan or Iraq, it will end up being frustrating for both of us. The odds are very, very high you havent been to any of those three places, let alone repeatedly visited them for more than a decade. The very meanings of those names is different for you than it is for me so much so that I have more or less abandoned trying to discuss them with civilian friends. So much so that I experience something like pain when I hear some of the things said about them, the assumptions, the facts that cant be challenged, even by someone who has been there. If you and I sit down for an extended chat, Im probably going to realize that, while you are aware of some ongoing operations in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria, you are oblivious to the continuous presence of our troops in places such as Kosovo, the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt, Djibouti and dozens of other countries for, in many cases, decades. But enough about me. Tell me about your health care. Your retirement plan. Your education benefits. Your job security. Notice how my attention just drifted? I have all of those things. I take them completely for granted. I am so thoroughly consumed by my daily duties and so completely surrounded by other service members both physically and in my social-media echo chamber that I have little time to seriously reflect on your daily stress. Which is mutual, because you probably havent really considered what it would mean to pick up stakes and move about every three years; have repeated, extended, sometimes dangerous separations from your partner and children; or change your childrens schools and friends repeatedly. The good news is that, deep down, you and I do know about the disconnect. My brothers and sisters in uniform talk among themselves about what it means to live on self-contained bases and posts separated from the majority, in self-contained communities we dont even have to leave for groceries. We talk about how to overcome that. And were fortunate, because almost 40 percent of our nations service members are in the Reserve and National Guard components. If your friends or coworkers include someone like me, chances are that person is a reservist. Which means they have feet in both worlds, know the challenges of civilian and uniformed life and can serve as translators. Understanding is a two-way street that demands at least as much listening as talking, a conscious effort to seek to prove ourselves wrong rather than to validate our existing opinions and a good-faith attempt to at least try to imagine what it would be like to be the other. So Ill try not to give up on having those conversations about the places Ive been. And, if I ask one thing from you, its this: A half-dozen of my friends have paid a much higher price for their service than I can ever really understand (funny how there are disconnects even there). Politics aside, they did what they did because they believed they were serving you. I love them like brothers, in a way I cannot explain however hard we try to build bridges. My respect for them is without limit. Do me a favor? Make sure my Wounded Warrior friends are treated in a manner appropriate to their sacrifices and service. If youll help ensure our country does right by them, for the rest of their lives, there will be no disconnect. Bill Byle, natural resource planning director, Charlotte County, is the father of Julie Byle.This is one of the most important matters that affects every aspect of every person on the planet. But its reached crisis level in all of the advanced countries, especially in the United States, where 90 percent of people under 40 are disconnected from nature. And that problem is directly connected to almost every personal, social and global problem being faced. Things have changed in the last 50 years. And sometimes what appears to be obvious isnt true. Why are we so disconnected? Its real easy to identify a whole bunch of things that have disconnected people on the family and social level, but I can only speak to my experience. I had one foot in the past when there was a fair amount of connecting between people, and now I live in the world where there isnt. I cant believe Im that old. I came to live (on Pine Island on the Gulf Coast) with my grandmother in 1955, the same year her husband died. I went from public housing in Richmond, Va., to a bedroom window over the hightide line. There was one TV station, black and white, that signed off the air with a test pattern at 9 p.m. If the wind was right, you could go out and turn your antenna toward Tampa and maybe youd get a station out of Tampa. Its pass to say that TV screwed up everything. But when you had one TV station, and there was no air conditioning, and no internet, you went outside. You lived on the dock. I had a boat. We always were outside. The only thing my grandmother ever said to me was, If you want a warm supper, be home by dark. So my whole life was being outdoors, and not knowing it, and being connected to nature, and if it werent for my grandmother and that, I dont think Id be alive now. Raising our kids: I wont say we were dictatorial (about getting into nature). We did all the normal things gymnastics class, dancing class, everything normal city kids do but our lives were outdoors. It didnt happen in somebodys condo. Jill and I had a 2-acre yard near Sanibel on purpose. So Robin (his son, now a graphic artist) and Julie grew up with rabbits and squirrels and birds and an eagles nest. There were otters over the back fence and a bobcat and gopher tortoises so she grew up with this wildlife all around her. Im a Joseph Campbell person: everybody should follow their bliss. Ive never once said, You should think about an environmental career. But its her bliss, too. Millisa Bell De Choch, master gardener and beekeeper, works in Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties. She lives with her husband, Santiago De Choch, on Pine Island.Recently my husband and I sat down to a delicious meal of chicken, heirloom eggplant and potatoes. To say the meal was deeply satisfying would be an understatement. The satisfaction didnt come from the fact that it filled the belly (which it did) or delighted the taste buds (which it overwhelmingly did). The true satisfaction that I derived from that meal was knowing that outside of a sprinkling of salt purchased at the grocery store, the entire meal right down to the herbs we seasoned it with was cultivated and produced entirely on our little farm. The fulfillment came from knowing exactly how much work, effort, and sacrifice went into providing that simple, delightful, nutritious meal to our plates. The joy came from knowing exactly how it was produced, how it was harvested, and knowing exactly what we were eating. I didnt have to wonder if my vegetables had been sprayed with pesticides or what kind of life that chicken led before we ate it. I knew because I was part of the entire process. I call that food sovereignty. There are others out there like me trying to reach this goal on a daily basis, and a select few who have been continuing the tradition all along, but we are a limited bunch. While more and more people like me are desperately trying to reconnect with the food we eat and the true costs associated with that food, we are but a drop in the bucket within the food-to-mouth disconnect that has invaded our culture. And there is a clear war being waged on both our desire and our ability to reconnect. Not having this connection to the food we eat has allowed us to turn a blind eye over the last century to the loss of 90 percent of our food diversity. It has allowed and encouraged us to ignore the mass environmental pollution and destruction created by the way the majority of Americans eat; to ignore incredibly inhumane suffrage of animals; to ignore soil depletion and subsequently a weakening of the mineral content of our food (while the vitamin shelves grow larger to replace that loss); to ignore mass spraying of food crops which are linked to a wide array of health ailments; to ignore water quality; to ignore slave-labor wages for both immigrants and farmers (because people have become accustomed to cheap, governmentally subsidized food); to ignore mono-cultures and the problems they create; to ignore an indisputable reliance on the grocery store shelves being full; and perhaps worst of all, to buy into the hype that only GMOs can feed the world while we here in this country discard nearly half of ours in the trash. In my opinion, with what the massively scaled, pesticide and herbicide laden, and governmentally subsidized practices dominating this country are producing, thats exactly where most of that food belongs. Weve been sold on the fallacy and convenient idea that it is the only way to provide food for ourselves and the only way to eat, and as a result, eating for most in this country has become a mindless, ungrateful practice. What my partner and I do on an acre of land can easily be produced on your typical urban lot, but the powerful interests that be have decided that lawn and palm trees are the better investment and damn the urban or gated community dweller who believes or attempts to invest otherwise. Their efforts are most likely to be quickly thwarted and in many cases penalized by the guy who took down every potential nesting site in their gated community before branding it with the misnomer Eagles Preserve. The cost is the loss of community that comes from having a locally produced food supply. Food literally brings us to the table. And what I would call real food brings us into a genuine dialogue with the people we share it with. How have we fallen away from each other socially, politically, economically, and so on? We have metaphorically left the table that sustains, enlivens, and connects us all. We now eat at the table of mass media, social media, and cheap, nutrient and spiritually deficient food. How many people do you know who make it through a meal without feeling the need to look at their phones? DISCONNECTFrom page 9GREENHILL BYLE DE CHOCH
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New neighbors are moving into beautifully designed villas and apartment residences. A growing community has already made this smart choice. With assurance for tomorrow, we are maximizing today every day eres still time...T btn f rr bt.Heres how you can help Hope for HaitiHope for Haiti and IBERIABANK host the sixth annual Neighborhood Pub Crawl the evening of Saturday, Aug. 13. Space is limited, and the first 100 people to sign up will receive a limited edition T-shirt. After gathering at Hope for Haiti headquarters at 1021 Fifth Ave. N., at 3:30 p.m., participants will walk about half a mile, making stops at Cosmos Caf and Pizzeria, Under the Shady Palm Pub and Riptide Brewing Co. with Krista Fogelsong of ABC-7 as their guide. Participants are encouraged to bring three personal hygiene items for donation to be sent to Haiti. Everyone who does so will quality for a prize drawing. Items most in need include: 30-40 percent Deet Repel (no aerosol cans) Washcloths Toothbrushes and toothpaste Full-size deodorant (no aerosol cans) Shampoo (15-oz. size only) Hand sanitizer (8-oz. only) Hair combs Neighborhood Pub Crawl tickets for $50 include a drink at each stop, food specials, raffles and souvenirs. Reservations are required and can be made online at hopeforhaiti.com (click on Get Involved and then Events). For more information, call Dani Bryant at 434-7183, ext. 207, or email email@example.com. Golf-based fundraising group hitting its strideFounded in 2012 by Diana Riley, the fundraising group Swinging With Purpose had a hugely successful first quarter of its fourth year. March was coined Swinging With Purpose Month by the groups volunteer board during which they invited numerous golf clubs throughout the Naples area to participate in a fundraising push to raise money for women and children in need. Eight clubs participated and more than 1,000 golfers got involved in the month-long charitable efforts. Our supporters come from within the community, said Ms. Riley. We started this nonprofit organization because we all wanted to channel our love for the game of golf into helping the disadvantaged, and we knew that if we joined together we could make a real difference in the lives of many women and children who need help. Members from clubs such as Imperial Golf Club, La Playa Beach and Golf Resort, Naples Lakes Country Club, Palmira Golf and Country Club, Plantation Golf and Country Club, Quail West, Stonebridge Country Club and The Quarry Golf Club netted donations of $32,000, bringing the total earned to date by Swinging With Purpose to more than $250,000. The March fundraising activities also included a 60th birthday bash for board member Sandier Fleming, who encouraged SWP donations in lieu of gifts. With an encouraging first quarter, the board is looking to the future. Just this week, Ms. Riley has been nominated for a prestigious Jaffe Award, which could add significant funds to their efforts to grow the presence and philanthropic reach of the brand, both regionally and nationally. To donate or for more information on upcoming events, or to learn more about how you can make a difference, visit swingingwithpurpose.org or email Ms. Riley at Diana@swingingwithpurpose.org. COURTESY PHOTO From the left: Kelly Cox (Swinging With Purpose board member), Karen Watson (Our Mothers Home), Jean Takas and Jacquie Walters (Providence House), Cheryl Ollila and Sandie Fleming (SWP board members) and Diana Riley (SWP founder).
A12 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY BEHIND THE WHEELDodge Charger SRT Hellcat 707 horsepower for the whole familyHellcat. Dodge was able to inspire an entire generation of muscle car fans with this one word. It means that an already massive 6.2-liter V8 motor is given a supercharger to create 707 horsepower of rolling thunder. The fact the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat packs more power than a Lamborghini Aventador into a family-sized package makes imaginations go wild. After all, what daydream would be complete without beating the boss Porsche Panamera Turbo S to every stoplight? Or becoming the envy of the neighborhood by leaving tire-smoking burnouts after every soccer practice drop-off? But just like a superhero, the SRT Hellcat hides its bionic strength behind incognito sheet metal. Most of the exterior upgrades are trim pieces. If no one notices the extra scallops in the hood, special vents in the bumpers, blackedout wheels, or those cool Hellcat fender logos, then it could be mistaken for a lesser Charger. Its not entirely a bad thing, considering Dodges full-size sedan already does a nice job of blending retro and aggressive design cues. The Hellcats undercover styling is not accidental. Being able to fly under the radar in a stealthy vehicle that can approach 200 mph but looks like a family sedan is quite appealing to some people. But more importantly to Dodge, the conventional styling can have a trickle-down effect. For everyone who is drooling over the Hellcat in this article right now, few are willing and/or able to pay the $68,640 base price (including gas guzzler tax.) With nearly $40K between that highend trim and the most basic Charger, the Hellcat magic is a great tool to entice people into the showroom and possibly introduce them to something similar-looking that they can afford. Inside are the great hallmarks of any family sedan. There are comfy bucket seats for dad and mom, and the backbench has enough legroom so that the kids dont kick and can carry a second adult. There are plenty of standard features for the money GPS navigation system, dual-zone climate control, backup camera with radar parking aids and heated and cooled front seats. All of this suggests a very practical vehicle, but with one touch of the ignition button, sensibleness instantly fades away. The Hellcat motor doesnt try to mask its aggressiveness. It fires up with a rumble that is like a small thank you for allowing it to chug all that premium fuel. It can idle through the neighborhood without setting off car alarms, but just barely. It wants to scare every other vehicle on the block ... and when the time is appropriate, the Hellcat can. Straight-line supremacy is almost a guarantee with its large V8 and supercharger thats ready to go right off the line. But the engineers actually spent some time thinking about corners, too. Thats why it comes with an adjustable sports suspension with Bilstein shocks, large Brembo brakes and extra sticky Pirelli tires. These are all great for traction, but that doesnt mean the Hellcat doesnt live up to its name. The most fun amateurs will have with this car is making right turns onto deserted six-lane roads. All anyone has to do is hit the accelerator and aim for the center. The Hellcat will wildly wag its tail while marking every lane before the electronic brain and competition-worthy components bring it back into line. There are plenty of ways to turn off all the cars nannies, but for everybody except the most experienced drivers, it will likely result in watching their supercharged kitty climb a palm tree. Thats the fun of the Hellcat. It is a wild and raucous beast hiding in the family car. In fact, this motor is only offered elsewhere in the Challenger, and this has more back seat space and less blind-spot prone design touches. The Hellcat is not cheap to buy or distinctive to look at, but its worth every penny in the fun it provides if you buy this super sedan for the right reasons. Its not a car to own, but a car to collect. This isnt your sons first car; instead hell only drive it when its inherited. And if you drive the Dodge Charger Hellcat correctly, that wont be for a long time. mylesKORNBLATTmk@autominded.com
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Weird numbers making the news The Transportation Security Administration announced in May that it had collected $765,000 in loose change left behind in airport scanner trays during 2015 an average haul for the agency of $2,100 a day (numbers assuming, of course, that TSA personnel turn in all of the money they find). Los Angeles and Miami airports contributed $106,000 of the total. Take your word for it: Scientists at the University of Cambridge, writing in May in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, claimed to have figured out how to construct a motor a million times smaller than an ant. (It apparently involves lasers, gold particles and van der Waals forces, and the object is to bind the gold particles and then cause them to automatically snap apart with, according to author Jeremy Baumberg, 10 to 100 times more force per unit than any known other machine.) CEO Michael Pearson told a Senate committee in April that he regret(s) the business model he instituted in 2015 for Valeant Pharmaceuticals the one that, for example, allowed a drug (Cuprimine) that treats liver failure and formerly cost a typical user out-of-pocket about $3 a pill (120 per month, $366) to, overnight, cost the user $15 a pill. (The insurance companys and Medicares cost went overnight from about $5,000 per 100 tablets to $26,000.) (A Deutsche Bank analysis of the industry tallied Valeants all-drug average price spike at more than five times the average of any competitors.) Pearson told the senators he had no idea that such a pricing strategy would turn out to be so controversial. The passing parade: (1) Mark Herron, 49, of Sunderland, England, was arrested again in May his 448th arrest on alcohol-related charges. The year started well for Herron, with only 14 collars through March, and he cleaned up briefly before a family bereavement sent him spiraling downward again. His current lawyer admitted that his client has been in court more often than he himself has. (2) Austrian Hans Heiland vowed in June to assist a needy family in Oberholz by donating to a charity fundraiser sponsored by the local fire department. He has been collecting bottle tops through the years and figures he could sell his treasure now, as scrap metal, to help the family. He has at least 10,000, no, make that 10 million caps, weighing several tons. Wait, how many fell for this? In May, the federal government finally shut down a long-running international scam that had sold psychic assurances (prosperity! winning lottery numbers!) to more than 1 million Americans. In personalized form letters, two French psychics had guaranteed success and riches to clients if they would only buy their $50 books (and massive upselling usually followed). The Justice Department estimated that during the spree, the sellers earned upward of $180 million on at least 56 million pieces of postal mail. In a June verdict still reverberating through the telemarketing industry, a jury in Utah found that three companies run by Forrest Baker III had illegally made 99 million phone calls to consumers on the Do Not Call Registry and an additional 18 million calls telling people they were merely doing surveys when the purpose was hawking their family friendly movies. Both charges are violations of the Federal Trade Commissions Telemarketing Sales Rule. Although the total fine and damages have not been decided, the law provides that the most serious offenders could be assessed $16,000 per phone call (for a maximum of almost $1.9 trillion). A recent study by a Harvard University data scientist estimated that the government of China funds the creation of at least 488 million bogus socialmedia posts a year. The report refers to a rumored government-sponsored arrangement that pays people the equivalent of 8 U.S. cents per post of news for the purpose of distracting socialmedia users and channeling them to subjects preferred by the government (such as successes of the Communist Party). The family of a Virginia Tech student missing since 1998 was notified in March that the mans remains and ID had been found in a wooded ravine 700 feet below the New River Gorge bridge near Beckley, W.Va. in an area the mans vehicle tracker had long identified for potential searching. A West Virginia State Police sergeant told reporters that in the years since the student disappeared, the remains of 48 other bodies had been found underneath the bridge. Recurring themes: (1) Fernando Estrella, 41, was arrested in Franklin County, Vermont, in March and charged with making the foolish error of running a stop sign while carrying a heroin haul. Estrella was rectally packing three condoms stuffed with enough heroin, said police, to fill 1,428 street-retail-size baggies. (2) Esteysi Sanchez Izazaga, 29, was arrested for DUI, hit-and-run and vehicular manslaughter in Oceanside, Calif., in June after driving three-fourths of a mile (3,960 feet) with a pedestrians corpse firmly lodged in her windshield after she struck the man. (The drive ended up at her home, where her horrified husband noticed the body and called police.) (3) Roger Marsh, 65, of Cowling, England, was a prodigious collector/hoarder of his indecent images. He was caught with a camera attached to his shoe following skirted women around an Ikea store, and in May was ordered to jail for 18 months by Leeds Crown Court, covering six offenses. However, police had also discovered a trove of 709,376 images and videos at his home, and preliminary perusal of the collection showed 1,600 live files of voyeurism and about 9,000 indecent images of children. N EWS OF THE WEI R D B Y C H UCK S H E PH ERDDistributed by Universal Press Syndicate
A16 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYthat offers at-home swim lessons and lifeguarding services in Collier and Lee counties, as well as in Ontario and across the U.S. Its a skill everyone should have, whether theyre young or old, especially where theres water everywhere, Aquamobiles Diana Goodwin says. There are so many homes with pools, and its so easy for a child to slip away. All it takes is a few seconds. Its so important to learn the techniques so that if they fall in, they can get to the edge of the pool, climb out and be safe. Helping children become swim-capable is a focal point for lesson providers and for good reason. Drowning is the leading accidental cause of death for children under age 5, with fatality rates of nearly 3 per 100,000 in 2010, according to a 2015 Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report. Swimming pools are the most common drowning locations for children up to age 5, while older children and adults are more likely to drown in natural bodies of water, the report further states. Florida leads the nation in the drowning deaths of children under 5, according to the Florida Department of Health. In 2013, the state had the countrys second highest drowning rate for 1-to-14 yearolds, at 2.54 per 100,000 people. The states most recent data for Collier County shows six drowning deaths in 2010, 12 in 2011, six in 2012, three in 2013 and two in 2014. The state health department is still tabulating data for 2015. A desire to prevent drowning in Collier led to the 2010 formation of the NCH Safe and Healthy Kids Coalition, which works to prevent injuries and improve the health of children up to 18 years old. Drownings are 100 percent preventable, and every time that we hear of a tragedy, our hearts ache and it reminds us that we need to continue to provide information and programs to prevent these tragedies, says Paula DiGrigoli of the coalitions advisory board. Swimming is a lifesaving skill that everybody needs to learn, especially in Florida. Making lessons available to minorities is particularly important, she adds, citing a 2010 USA Swimming Foundation study that found that 70 percent of AfricanAmerican children and 58 percent of Hispanic children had little or no swimming ability, as compared to 40 percent of white children. The coalition works with more than 60 agencies, including local schools, Colliers health department, EMS providers and the National Drowning Alliance, to provide education about water safety, CPR and where swimming lessons are available. Some lesson providers, such as area YMCAs and the city of Naples River Park Aquatic Center, offer discounts and scholarships to families-in-need, said Ms. DiGrigoli. The coalitions Swim Central program targets children from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, paying aquatic facilities to provide water safety instruction for 1,000 pre-school students each academic year (and also providing transportation). The program is funded by an annual grant from the Naples Children and Education Foundation, founders of the Naples Winter Wine Festival. We work with Collier County Parks and Recreation and the city of Naples, the Boys and Girls Clubs and the YMCAs, Ms. DiGrigoli says. Every single aquatic facility in town, we work with all of them to provide water safety lessons. Need-based partial scholarships for swimming lessons are also available through the Collier County Parks and Recreation at its three aquatic facilities. Last year, we had more than 600 people take our classes, Rich Degalan, supervisor at Sun-N-Fun Lagoon, says about the facilitys summer classes in 2015. Aquamobile Swim School also takes the cost-conscious into consideration by allowing people to take the lessons as a group and split the flat hourly rate between them. You can have the benefit of semi-private lessons and still keep the cost down, Ms. Goodwin says. Collier Countys three YMCAs Greater Naples, South County and Marco Island are another popular source for swim lessons, year-round. On Marco, The Y offers private and group swim lessons for all ages at its Ms. Dottie Weiner Aquatics Center, with a focus on instructing youths. In May, the facility offers the Waterwise Program, which teaches the basics of water and boating safety to third graders from Tommie Barfield Elementary School on Marco and Manatee elementary in East Naples. Boating safety instruction is handled by members of Marcos U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, while the Marco Ys aquatics staff conducts a swimming skills test and dispenses information on pool safety. Personnel from the Marco Island FireRescue Department provide instruction in proper responses to water-related emergencies. In late June, the Marco Y kicked off a new, free swimming program for children from Parkside and Manatee elementary schools who are participating in the organizations summer camps. Both schools are Federal Title 1 schools, where 90 percent of the students qualify for free or reduced breakfasts and lunches. About 50 children are being served by this summers four-week-long, grouplesson program, which is for pre-school students through fifth grade. Another 50 youths will receive lessons between August and October, according to Joel Frysinger, the Marco Ys program coordinator. The program is funded by a $6,000 grant from YMCA of the USA. A lot of those kids have never had any swim lessons, and the younger we get them, the better, Mr. Frysinger says. Im just glad that weve been afforded the opportunity to help with this. SWIMFrom page 1 Swim spotsFor information about swimming lessons in Collier County, ages served, cost and the availability of nancial assistance, contact: >> Greater Naples YMCA, 5450 YMCA Road: 597-3148 or ymcapalms.org >> Greater Marco Family YMCA, 101 Sand Hill St.: 394-3144 or marcoislandymca.org >> Collier County Parks and Recreations Sun-N-Fun Lagoon, 15000 Livingston Road: 252-4021 or collierparks.com >> Collier County Parks and Recreations Golden Gate Aquatic Facility, 3300 Santa Barbara Blvd., 252-6128 or collierparks.com >> Collier County Parks and Recreations Immokalee Sports Complex, 505 Escambia St.: 657-1951 or collierparks.com >> City of Naples River Park Aquatic Center, 451 11th St. N.: 213-3037 or naplesgov.com >> South County Family YMCA, 27200 Kent Road, Bonita Beach: 221-7560 or southcountyfamilyymca.org >> American Red Cross Collier County Chapter: 596-6868, or colliercountyredcross.org >> Aquamobile Swim School: (888) 9507946 or aquamobileswim.com COURTESY PHOTOSYoungsters from Immokalee Childcare Center listen to their instructors at the Immokalee Sports Complex. Not all teaching takes place in the pool. Samantha Molina, right, tells her young charges about the rules of the pool at the Immokalee Sport Complex.
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Project Outreach hosts its inaugural charity golf scramble teeing off at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at The Golf Lodge at The Quarry. Registration for $115 includes continental breakfast, golf, lunch, awards and prizes. To register, call 216-7363 or visit foreangels.com. The Naples chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers invites everyone to P utt-Putt f or Pachyderms starting at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, at Congo River Golf, 24270 S. Tamiami Trail in Bonita Springs. AAZK is selling tickets for $12 that can be used at Congo River anytime, but zookeepers and friends of The Naples Zoo plan to be there together the evening of Aug. 7 and invite others to join them. For every ticket sold, $5 will go to the organization 96 Elephants in support of its efforts to raise awareness of the consequences that buying ivory products has on the worlds elephant population. For tickets or more information, email Cassandra@ napleszoo.org. Gulfcoast Runners presents the Run Wild 5K on Saturday, Sept. 24, at The Naples Zoo. The course starts at 7:30 a.m. in the parking lot and proceeds through Gordon River Greenway Park. A 1K for children follows at 8:30 a.m. The first-place winner will be awarded a one-year membership to the Conservancy of Southwest Florida and The Naples Zoo; secondand third-place finishers will take home guest passes to both organizations. Participants will have free entry to both all day with their race number. Pre-registration is $25 through Aug. 31, $30 through Sept. 23 and $35 the day of the event. Student registration is $12-$15. Proceeds benefit The Naples Zoo and the Conservancy. For more information or to register, visit gcrunner.org. The Collier County Medical Society Foundation hosts the third annual Docs & Duffers Charity Golf Tournament from 8 a.m. to 2:30 Saturday, Sept. 17, at Bonita Bay Club Naples. Registration includes cart and greens fees, goodie bag, hosted beverages and awards luncheon. Raffle tickets available for $25 each or $100 for five. Participation is $175 per golfer or $600 per foursome. Proceeds benefit the foundations efforts to assist local healthcare students and programs. For more information or to register, call 435-7727 or visit ccmsonline.org. The David Lawrence Center hosts its third annual Chip in for the DLC Golf Tournament at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at Wyndemere Golf and Country Club. The day starts with lunch, followed by tee-off at 1 p.m. The game is an 18-hole scramble with four-person teams. A cocktail awards reception is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Registration is $250 per person or $1,000 per foursome and includes green fees, cart, lunch and cocktails. The deadline for sign-ups is Friday, Oct. 7. For more information or to register, call 304-3505 or visit chipinfordlc.org. Gulfshore Playhouse hosts its 12th annual charity golf tournament at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, at TwinEagles. Same-day registration starts at 11 a.m. followed by a putting contest at 11:30. Tickets are $400 and include lunch, dinner buffet, golf, two drink tickets and admission for two to a Gulfshore Playhouse production. For more information or to register, call (866) 811-4111 or visit gulfshoreplayhouse.org. The 72 Hours to Key West Charity Ride sets out from Fort Myers Beach at 7 a.m. Friday, Nov. 4, and continues to Key West for an arrival on Sunday, Nov. 6. The 280-mile, SAG-supported bike ride is for experienced cyclists ages 18 and older who can adequately perform a standard review performed by event organizers. All proceeds benefit Tiny Hands Foundation. Registration is $249-$349. For more information or to register, call (727) 798-5656 or visit 72hourstokeywest.com. The American Heart Association hosts its 2016 Collier Heart Walk at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at Cambier Park. Registration is free, but participants are expected to fundraise in the time leading up to the event. For more information or to register, call 495-4915 or visit collierheartwalk.kintera.org. The Immokalee Foundations 2016 Charity Classic Pro-Am scramble-style golf tournament is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 14, at Bay Colony Golf Club. Each foursome will be paired with two professional players to fund the organizations wide range of educational programs. The morning starts at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast and golf demonstrations, followed by a shotgun start. Registration starts at $5,000 and includes two tickets to the events celebration dinner and live auction on Friday, Nov. 11, at Ritz-Carlton, Naples. For more information or to register, call 430-9122 or visit immokaleefoundation. org. The Alzheimers Association hosts its 2016 Walk to End Alzheimers at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at North Collier Regional Park. The event features a 2-mile and 3-mile route. 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To order call 317.575.9054 or email email@example.com CLUB NOTES Now in its 65th year, the 110-member Rotary Club of Naples announces the following officers and board members for 2016-17: Jane Wingate, owner and executive vice president of Gulf Coast Mortgage of Naples, president; Mark Matos, president-elect; Lisa McCarthy, treasurer; Jeff Galati, secretary; Jay Crandall, sergeant-at-arms; Mia Delk, immediate past president; and directors Deborah Stewart, Ron Gustason, Jacques Groentemen, Mitch Melheim, Paul Huber and Kendra Hoefs.The Rotary Club of Naples, the original Rotary Club in Collier County, promotes vocations, fellowship and service to the community. Members support a variety of charitable causes, including Polio Plus (a campaign to end polio worldwide), Gift of Life (heart surgeries for critically ill children in disadvantaged countries), Meals of Hope (feeding the hungry in our community), Learn2Earn Scholarships (providing financial assistance and success coaching to students seeking trade and technical degrees and certificates) and Naples High School Interact scholarships for leadership. Phi Beta Phi alumnae in the Naples, Bonita Springs and Marco Island areas are invited to meet and mingle starting at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 28, at the Admiralty Point clubhouse in Naples. Cost is $10. For reservations or more information, call Connie Kindsvater at 249-4969 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Collier County Stamp Club meets from 7-9 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month at the Naples Airport Office Building, 200 Aviation Drive. The next meeting is July 28. Stamp trading follows the evenings program. All stamp enthusiasts are welcome. For more information, call 348-9845. 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 Aug. 2. 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, Aug. 2, at Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 6340 Napa Woods Way. The group will discuss preparing for Giving Tuesday and will get an introduction to Google Analytics. Membership and admission are free for staff and volunteers of nonprofit organizations who want to learn more about using technology for advancing their mission, community engagement and fundraising. A light dinner is served. RSVPs are requested to birgit. email@example.com. Learn more at tech4goodswfl.org. Members of Republican Women of SWFL Federated meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month at Brio Restaurant in Waterside Shops. The next meeting is Aug. 3. RSVP by calling 431-5224 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The Paradise Coast Paddlers Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month at the North Collier Government Center, 3550 Orange Blossom Drive. The next meeting is Aug. 3. Members also get together to paddle at 9 a.m. on the third Sunday of the month. The next paddle is Aug. 21. All are welcome. For more information, visit meetup.com/Naples-Marco-Island-ParadiseCoast-Paddlers-Club. Michael Develin is president of the club. The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1067-Naples meets at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month at Naples Municipal Airport. The next meeting is Aug. 3. 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 coffee, pancakes, 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 Aug. 14. The Naples EAA chapter is one of approximately 1,700 chapters worldwide. Members are pilots, student pilots, plane builders and aviation enthusiasts. For more information, call 649-6627 or visit eaa1067.com. Civitan clubs are dedicated to serving the needs of the community first with an emphasis on the developmentally disabled. The uniqueness is their Civitan International Research Center dedicated to finding the cause, cure and better treatments of brain disorders including autism, Alzheimers disease, Down syndrome and others. For more information about the organization, visit civitan.org. The Naples Civitan Club meets at noon on the first Tuesday of the month at noon and in the evening for has social/educational meetings during the third week of the month. The Marco Island Civitan Club meets at 6 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month and also at 6 p.m. in the fourth week of the month for social/educational meetings. For more information about either club, call 774-2623 or e-mail email@example.com. The Naples Walking Club meets at the entrance to The Naples Zoo to walk the Greenway at 7:15 a.m. every Saturday. Breakfast at Panera Bread follows. Groups also walk at 7 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday starting at the park-and-walk lot at Tin City. Each walk is about 3-4 miles, at your own speed. Breakfast afterward is optional. Members also have monthly meetings, go on local hikes and visit other areas to walk. For more information, visit napleswalkingclub.org or follow the club on Facebook. The Naples Wednesday Bridge Club welcomes new members to join in at 9:15 a.m. every Wednesday in the clubhouse at Longshore Lake. The game is over by 3 p.m. Admission for $20 includes beverages, lunch and a small reward for the winning players. The next meeting is Aug. 3. For more information, email Phil Reed at philbarb8142@gmail. com. The Naples MacFriends User Group has hundreds of members who share a passion for all thing Apple and who love to learn from one another. Weekly meetings are open to all, free of charge, and take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays at Naples Regional Library, 650 Central Ave. The next meeting is Aug. 3. For more information, visit naplesmug.com. The Naples Peggers invite anyone who likes cribbage to play from 6:30-8:30 p.m. every Wednesday at East Naples Community Park, 3500 Thomasson Drive. The next meeting is Aug. 3. The annual membership fee is $10. For more information, call Cathy Keeler at 774-1113 or email cathykeeler8@gmail. com. The Naples Orchid Society welcomes members and guests to regular meetings on the first Thursday of the month at Moorings Presbyterian Church. The next meeting is Aug. 4. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for flower registration. Judging is at 7:10 p.m., followed by a short meeting at 7:15 p.m. and the program at 7:30 p.m. Moorings Presbyterian Church is at 791 Harbour Drive. For more information, visit naplesorchidsociety.org. Everyone who owns or admires Corvettes is welcome to attend Corvettes of Naples meetings at 7:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church in North Naples. The next meeting is Aug. 4. For more information, visit corvettesofnaplesfl.com. The Naples Christian Womens Connection invites area women to lunch starting at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5, at Quail Creek Country Club. The Rev. Lisa Lefkow and Derek Perry will give a presentation about the work of Habitat for Humanity. Guest speaker Noreen McGarry will discuss Smoothing Out the Bumps in the Road, and guitarist Jeff Leigh will perform. Cost is $28. For reservations, call 514-2207 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Email club news to Cindy Pierce at email@example.com.
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A20 NEWS WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY UF study: Hungry parents might dish out more food for their kids THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDAThe hungrier parents are at mealtimes, a new study shows, the more they might feed their young children, which could have implications for childhood obesity. In a small pilot study of 29 children ages 3 to 6 and their mothers, University of Florida researchers asked the mothers to rate their hunger as well as their childs hunger prior to a meal. Among women who were overweight or obese, those who rated their own hunger higher also perceived their childs hunger as higher and, in turn, served their child larger portions of food. Because young children have difficulty recognizing when they are full, the more food they are presented at mealtime, the more they are likely to eat, says lead investigator Sarah Stromberg, a clinical psychology doctoral student in the department of clinical and health psychology in the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions, part of UF Health. The study was designed to determine what factors might impact how much food parents are serving their young children. If we can start to identify those factors, we might be able intervene to help parents develop more appropriate portion sizes for younger kids, which hopefully can lead to a longer life of healthy eating habits, senior author David Janicke, Ph.D., a professor of clinical and health psychology, says. Because of the small sample size, the study findings are preliminary. Ms. Stromberg and Mr. Janicke say future research should be conducted with a larger group of participants and should track the calories consumed by children throughout the day, not just at one meal, as was done in the UF study. In addition, researchers should observe parents and children in a home environment eating the foods they normally serve rather than the free, buffet-style meal offered by the researchers. I think this study was a good starting point, Mr. Janicke ssays. Ultimately, if were able to see these findings replicated, we can intervene with knowledge, awareness and strategies to help parents and kids work together to limit how much kids are being served. Previous research has found that parents with depression and anxiety might be more likely to believe that their children are experiencing the same psychological symptoms. Ms. Stromberg and Mr. Janicke wanted to examine whether that kind of projecting of parents feelings onto their children might hold true for perceptions of hunger. For the study, mother-child pairs were asked to participate in a study of their interactions during playtime and a lunch or dinner meal. After 10 minutes play at a UF lab, mothers were asked to complete a questionnaire that collected demographic information and asked her to rate her hunger and her childs hunger on a seven-point scale, where 1 was not hungry at all and 7 was extremely hungry. Researchers also collected participants height and weight. Next, researchers brought in a selection of food and drinks and asked the mother to serve her child and herself. The options were chosen for their palatability in young children and included baby carrots, apple slices, cheese slices, crackers, cookies, macaroni and cheese, vegetable lasagna, chicken nuggets, water, 1 percent milk and apple juice. Researchers found that for mothers who were heavier, higher ratings of their personal hunger were related to rating their childs hunger as higher. Those mothers also tended to dish out more food to their children than mothers who were in a healthy weight range.The researchers also discovered that regardless of a mothers weight or perceptions of hunger, most of the participants served their child portions that were larger than recommended daily allowances. Mothers served 573 calories, on average, to their child, with children consuming an average of 445 calories. The suggested daily intake for children in the 3to 6-year-old range is 1,000 to 1,400 calories. Ideally, one meal for a child that age would not exceed 400 calories, Ms. Stromberg says.Resources such as choosemyplate.gov can help parents determine how many calories their children should consume, she adds. Using those recommendations can help parents be objective when serving their kids and not base portion sizes on their own hunger or how much they are serving themselves. Back to school might mean time for vaccinesAs the start of a new school year approaches, the Florida Department of Health-Collier County reminds parents and caregivers to check the immunization status and school requirements for their children and, if necessary, to visit the local health department or their private health-care provider as soon as possible. Collier County students start school Monday, Aug. 15. All students entering seventh grade must have a Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis) booster vaccine prior to the first day of school. Free immunizations for children birth through 18 years of age are available at the following DOH-Collier locations: Naples: 3339 Tamiami Trail E., Naples; 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday Immokalee: 419 N. First. S.; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday Note that Friday, July 29, is a mandatory staff meeting. Vaccines will not be given on this day. Appointments are not necessary. For more information, call 252-8595 or 2526264. Parents are asked to bring their childs shot record when they come for immunizations. HEALTHY LIVING Toll-Free: 1 (844) 824-8700Wed like to thank the paddlers of Naples for their support, and invite those who missed our show to come by this Saturday to check out the nest-built, hand-laid berglass kayaks in the world, built one at a time by the nest craftsman available! Seaward Kayaks USA factory representatives will be available this Saturday, July 30th to show and answer any questions you may have about Seaward Kayaks between 12:00 P.M. and 5:00 P.M. hosted by Freedom Fine Cigars & Lounge at 2260 Tamiami Trail East. For anyone who would like to test drive the TYEE model, we have made arrangements with a local out tter to do so on Saturday, so please arrive early to set appointment time. Take advantage of special show pricing in effect through July 30th.
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Avow announces loss support group for LGBT communityIn the wake of the mass shooting at Pulse in Orlando earlier this month, Avow reminds the local community that grief support services are available to anyone experiencing loss. Avows bereavement counseling, workshops and support groups are offered at no cost and conducted in a safe, compassionate environment for people who need help in times of grief. This fall, Avow will conduct a special eight-week series addressing the grief and loss needs of members of the LGBT community who have experienced the death of a partner or significant other. Sessions will meet at Avow headquarters beginning Thursday, Oct. 20. Other support group times and locations offered at Avow vary. Information and schedules are posted online at avowcares.org/grief-support. Limited individual support is also available. Avow was founded in 1983 as Collier County's original, nonprofit hospice. Today, Avows nonprofit companies provide palliative care consultations for people facing chronic or serious illness and hospice care and bereavement support services for children and adults. Avow also offers private pay concierge care management services. For more information or to speak to a member of Avows bereavement team, call 261-4404 during regular office hours, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. DOH takes over family planning services in Naples and ImmokaleeThe Florida Department of Health in Collier County now provides family planning services to men and women at the DOHCollier Naples and Immokalee locations. Planned Parenthood of Southwest Florida previously provided family planning services for Collier County through a contract with DOH-Collier. Services are provided in the same location in Immokalee, 419 N. First St., with expanded hours now offered five days a week. Services in Naples have been relocated to the DOH-Collier campus at 3339 Tamiami Trial E. DOH-Collier staff provides contraceptive services, pregnancy testing and counseling, basic infertility services, preconception health services and sexually transmitted disease services. Appointments can be made by calling 252-8207 for Naples and 252-7300 for Immokalee. For more information, visit collier.floridahealtlh.gov. Childhood obesity begins with choices BY JL WATSON Special to Florida WeeklyWe all think chubby babies are cute, but obesity continues to increase in the U.S., beginning at early ages. Studies show that more than one-third of children are obese, and the condition has become one of the biggest health threats for children. Lee Memorial Health System pediatrician Denise Drago, M.D., aims to reverse the trend. One of the first things parents can do is monitor their childs body mass index, Dr. Drago says. A childs BMI can help us assess if there is a weight problem. A physician, nutritionist or online calculator can help measure a childs BMI. We keep seeing the numbers increase, Dr. Drago says. In 2to 5-yearolds, the rate of obesity increased from 5 percent to 12.4 percent from 2003 to 2006. In 5to 17 year-olds, the rate of obesity increased from 14.2 percent to 48.4 percent from 1973 to 2009. Genetics and lifestyle both play a role in childhood obesity, Dr. Drago says. Children are more likely to be overweight if their parents are overweight. The risk of obesity is about 9 percent for children whose parents are lean, but 60-80 percent for those whose parents are obese. Parents really need to be role models and make healthy choices, both with food choices and exercise, Dr. Drago says. Children see what their parents do and make similar choices. When they learn to make healthy choices, its easy to maintain those habits throughout a lifetime.
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Scientists are working to re-establish a Mongolian flock-guarding dog called the bankhar, whose powerful demeanor could be said to be reminiscent of the Great Khan, Genghis, the famed and feared 13th-century conqueror. Their goal? To not only protect the goats, sheep, horses, camels and yaks belonging to Mongolias nomadic herders, but also to protect endangered snow leopards and other predators such as wolves and bears from being shot, trapped or poisoned for killing livestock. By warding off predators and forcing them to seek wild prey, the bankhar performs double duty as a protection dog, saving lives on both sides. More often than not, the physical presence of the dog would be enough of a deterrent to the predator, says Greg Goodfellow, project scientist for the Mongolian Bankhar Dog Project. Predators might just view the cost/benefit ratio as not significant enough and just move on. The MBDP is a nongovernmental environmental conservation organization founded in 2011 by Bruce Elfstrom, a biologist by training and CEO of a company that does frequent business in Mongolia. It seeks to bring back the historic use of the dogs as livestock guardians. The practice faded away in the mid-20th century when the government sought to introduce more modern methods of livestock care. Elfstrom was familiar with the use of livestock guardian dogs in other countries and wondered why they werent being used in Mongolia, where predator-livestock interactions were a problem. When he discovered that some people in remote areas still kept dogs for that purpose, he became interested in learning more about them. Bankhars go way back in Mongolia. When I asked wildlife ecologist and MBDP national project coordinator Batbataar Tumurbataar how long the bankhar has existed, he said, Its the first dog, which means 15,000 years. Is that what the stories say? I asked. Its what DNA says, he replied. Although theres no way of knowing what early dogs looked like or when bankhars took the form they have today, DNA indeed shows that bankhars, along with other Central Asian dogs such as Tibetan mastiffs, have much more genetic diversity than dogs elsewhere, says Adam Boyko, Ph.D., a geneticist at Cornell University who is studying the evolution and genetics of village dogs around the world. It is consistent with these being ancient groups of dogs, he says. Bankhar are big and athletic, giving the impression that they can move quickly if the need arises. They dont typically bark unless provoked, but when they do, it sends a menacing message. Bankhar have a playful, curious side as well, Goodfellow says, and can be clever escape artists from their kennels at the training facility near Mongolias Hustai National Park. Their job is to stay with livestock 24/7, whether they are in pastures or barns. They are fed and watered with the animals they guard to ensure that they dont have any need to leave their charges. Thats a key part of training them to stay with the flock, Goodfellow says. Since the winter of 2014, approximately 19 puppies have been placed with herders in the Hustai area as well as in the South Gobi desert and near Gorkhi Terelj National Park. The dogs dont typically show mature livestock guarding behavior until they are 2 to 3 years old, Goodfellow says. Its not yet known how their presence has affected predation on livestock. Ultimately, we want to compare predation rates preand post-bankhar placement and then translate that into economics, Goodfellow says. Our hope is that by giving herders dogs that protect their livestock from predators, they wont feel the need to kill or trap predators. Pets of the Week>>Carmine is a calm and handsome 3-yearold terrier bully mix who weighs about 60 pounds. Hes sweet and friendly, good on his leash and likes leisurely walks. Hell make a great family dog. His adoption fee has been reduced to $25. >>Cherry is an affectionate 3-monthold domestic longhair with a beautiful coat and big bronze eyes. >>Ginger is a friendly 18-month-old black mouth cur/whippet mix who weighs 37 pounds. She knows the basics, is good on her leash and love to play ball. >>Tanner is a well-behaved 3-yearold male domestic shorthair whose eyes re ect the love he has to share. Hes a little shy but will make a wonderful family pet.To adopt or foster a petThis weeks pets are from Collier County Domestic Animal Services. Adoption fees for cats are $60 and dogs are $85 and include sterilization surgery, vaccinations, pet license, ID microchip and a bag of food. Visit DAS at 7610 Davis Blvd. from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. MondaySaturday. Adoptable dogs and cats from DAS are also at For Footed Friends in Marquesa Plaza on Livingston Road from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. the rst Saturday of every month. For more information, call 252-7387 or visit colliergov.net/pets. The bankhar is respected and revered in Mongolian culture.
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Board Appointments Robert Magrann has been appointed to the board of directors for the David Lawrence Center, Collier Countys only comprehensive, not-forprofit mental health and substance abuse treatment facility serving children, adults and families. Mr. Magrann is a retired senior executive with extensive experience in the areas of sales and marketing, customer satisfaction, strategic planning, board development, program planning, financial management, communications and public relations, information technology, special events and fundraising. He most recently served as executive vice president of Del Monte Foods and prior to that held leadership positions at Tetley, Nabisco and Borden, among others. He earned a bachelors degree in business and an MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey. He furthered his education in international economics at Wroxton College in Oxfordshire, England, and attended the Cornell Food Executive Program, specializing in general management. Since relocating to Naples, he has also served as president and CEO of the board of directors at Quail Creek Country Club. New officers of the Collier County Bar Association recently installed for 2016-17 are: Marc Huling, president; Damian Taylor, president-elect; Kimberly Spiker, treasurer; and Richard Montecalvo, secretary. New directors are: John T. Cardillo, immediate past president, ad Robert Doyle, Travis Hayes, Rachel Kerlek, Edward Larsen, Rachael Loukonen, Andrew Reiss and Michael Traficante. New officers and board members recently elected to serve the Leadership Collier Foundation are: Michael Wynn, Sunshine Ace Hardware, chair; attorney Dudley Goodley, chair-elect; Katie Sproul, Barron Collier Companies, immediate past chair; and board members Brian Herrick, Key Private Bank; and Judge Janeice Martin, 20th Judicial Circuit-Collier County. CJ Hueston of Corporate Dimensions has been named an honorary board member. Construction Neil Klein has joined Stevens Construction as director of pre-construction services, developing preliminary to final estimates for all projects and providing oversight for project conceptualization and constructability within the clients schedule and budget goals. Previously in his career, Mr. Klein provided preconstruction services for $700 million in commercial projects throughout Charleston, S.C. A LEED and Green Globes accredited professional, he earned a bachelors degree in building construction from Clemson University. He also served in the U.S. Navy as a sonar technician in Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm. Health Care Dr. Rodolfo Reni has joined the staff at the David Lawrence Center as a staff psychiatrist in outpatient medical services. Dr. Reni is board certified in adult psychiatry through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He received his medical degree from Universidad Centroccidental Lisandro Alvarado in Venezuela and completed his residency in adult psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts, where he also studied psychopharmacologic research and treatment and participated in depression and bipolar studies. He has more than 10 years of experience working in the private practice and public sectors in Florida and Massachusetts. Prior to joining the David Lawrence Center he served as a staff psychiatrist with Centerstone Behavioral Health, Community Healthlink and Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital. Mindy DiPietro has been named chief operating officer at Aesthetic Treatment Centers medspa. Ms. DiPietro will share responsibility for leading the development and execution of the ATC strategy and vision. Most recently, she held the position of spa director at Tru Gl Medspa. She has worked in various segments of the spa industry for many years, in positions ranging from spa director and licensed esthetician to yoga instructor. She has also worked as a speech pathologist in Collier County schools and has served on the board of directors at PACE Center for Girls-Collier at Immokalee. ATC recently moved to new offices inside the Advance Medical of Naples building at 720 GoodletteFrank Road. Dr. Heather Pontasch has joined the staff at Riverchase Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery and is accepting new patients in the practices downtown Naples and Marco Island offices. Dr. Pontasch practices pediatric and adult dermatology. Her specialties include surgical treatment of skin cancer, laser procedures and cosmetic surgery. She earned a bachelors degree from Luther College in Iowa and a doctor of medicine from the University of Iowa College of Medicine. She completed an internship year at St. Vincent HospitalIndianapolis and a dermatology residency at University of Michigan Hospitals-Ann Arbor. She also participated as a sub-investigator in clinical psoriasis research while at UM. Nonpro t Organizations Anne Frazier has joined the Lee Memorial Health System Foundation as major gift officer to lead outreach and fundraising efforts in Naples and south Lee County to continue the momentum of the $100 million capital campaign to build the new Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida. Her new responsibilities will help ensure philanthropic support for patient care, programs and services at the new Golisano | Nicklaus Childrens Health Center opening in Naples in November. Ms. Frazier has more than 17 years of experience, most recently as director of global strategy and partnerships for Hope for Haiti. She also served as president/CEO of Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida, and chief professional officer of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Blue Ridge in Martinsville, Va. She serves on the board of the Leadership Collier Foundation and chairs the LCF Alumni Association Leadership Lunch Series. She is secretary of the Greater Naples Area Planned Giving Council and serves on the advisory board for Gulfshore Business magazine. Primary Education Scott Baier, former dean of students, has been named head of school at Royal Palm Academy. Mr. Baier succeeds Gene Nara, who retired from the position in May. He joined RPA as a middle school teacher in 2001 and became dean of students five years later. He earned a bachelors degree in criminal justice from State University of New York at Plattsburgh, a masters degree in human relations from Oklahoma University and a masters in educational leadership from the University of Dayton. Marketing & PR Allison Silverstein has joined E. Sue Huff & Associates Inc. as a marketing associate. Ms. Silverstein grew up in Boca Raton and moved to Naples in 2011. She holds a bachelors degree in communications with a concentration in public relations from the University of Hartford. Her duties at E. Sue Huff & Associates will include social media, press releases and various data-related tasks. Restaurants Robert Robbie Longo has been named general manager at Harolds Place in the Gulf Coast Inn. He has been a bartender and assistant manager at the restaurant for 15 years. As general manager, he replaced John French, who has returned to his hometown of Sterling, Ill., to open his own restaurant. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 BUSINESS B5 BUSINESS MEETINGS The next Wake Up YP networking breakfast for young professionals of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce takes place from 8-9:15 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, at DeRomos Gourmet Market & Restaurant in the Promenade. Sign up by calling 992-2943 or visiting bonitaspringschamber.com/events. Realtors, mortgage brokers and builders are invited to mix and mingle from 5-7:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at Blue Martini in Mercato. The next gathering is Aug. 2. Corporate sponsorships for the evening are available. RSVP at facebook.com/bluemartininaples. Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce members are invited to the Accelerated Networking Lunch from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 4, at the Flying Bridge restaurant at Walkers Hideaway Marina. Sign up at napleschamber.org/events. Members and guests of the Above Board Chamber meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, at the Hilton Naples. Attendees will meet and hear from candidates who are running for office in upcoming state, Collier County and Naples elections. Vicki Tracy of Gulf Coast International Properties is the event sponsor. $25 for Above Board members, $30 for guests. RSVP at aboveboardchamber.com. The next Wake Up Naples for members and guests of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, at the Hilton Naples. The mornings sponsor is Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee. The program will be about the impact of substance abuse on the workforce. Sign up at napleschamber.org/events. Business After Hours for members and guests of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Prado Stadium 12, 25251 Chamber of Commerce Drive in Bonita. Sign up by calling 992-2943 or visiting bonitaspringschamber.com/events. The Business 100 supporters of Collier Child Care Resources host a Taste of Summer networking from 5:307:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at Seasons 52. Sponsors are Marsha McDonald of Morgan Stanley and attorney Patrick Neale. A variety of appetizers will be offered along with a complimentary summer cocktail. RSVP by Aug. 12 by calling 643-3908 or emailing email@example.com. Members of the Marco Island Chamber of Commerce meet for Business After Five from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at the Old Marco Pub & Restaurant. For more information, email Katie@marcoislandchamber.org. The Leadership Collier Foundation Alumni Association holds its annual Bowl-A-Thon to benefit the LCF Scholarship Fund from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17, at Bowland Woodside, 8525 Radio Road. $30 includes pizza, soda and two games of bowling in the VIP lanes. Sign up by Aug. 12 at napleschamber.org/events. Email business meeting announcements to firstname.lastname@example.org. I was conceived at a coffee shop by two guys who built me into a retail powerhouse. They envisioned trained staffers who could teach customers about products. Today, based in Atlanta, Im the worlds largest home improvement retailer, with more than 2,275 locations in all 50 states and beyond. My stores average about 104,000 square feet inside, plus about 24,000 square feet for my garden departments and stock about 35,000 products. I employ more than 385,000 people and rake in close to $90 billion annually. Im still focused on helping customers, with do-it-yourself clinics and workshops. Who am I? Think you know the answer? Well announce it in next weeks edition. THE MOTLEY FOOLTo Educate, Amuse & Enrich Ask the Fool Fools School My Dumbest Investment The Motley Fool Take Name That Company Last weeks trivia answer Write to Us! Send questions for Ask the Fool, Dumbest (or Smartest) Investments (up to 100 words), and your Trivia entries to Fool@fool.com or via regular mail c/o Florida Weekly, attn: The Motley Fool. Sorry, we cant provide individual financial advice. Gold Isnt Always ShinyWhen the markets get volatile, many people think about investing in gold. Theyre also drawn to its luster when the price of gold soars, as it occasionally does. Indeed, the price of gold recently topped $1,350 per ounce and hit $1,900 back in 2011. (Just a decade ago, it was around $600 per ounce.) Clearly, the price of gold can be quite volatile, too. Is it a decent long-term investment? Well, in his seminal book, Stocks for the Long Run (McGraw-Hill, $40), finance professor Jeremy Siegel reveals what a dollar invested in various things would have grown to, between 1802 and 2012 (yes, 210 years!): stocks, $704,997; bonds, $1,788; T-bills, $281; and gold, $4.52. Thats an average annual return of 0.7 percent for gold, vs. 6.6 percent for stocks. (Amounts have been adjusted for inflation.) Through many wars and economic times even more troubling than those we face today, gold hasnt proved to be a great long-term investment. In Fortune magazine, writer Chris Matthews noted, ... (G)old is simply not a great place to park anything but a small portion of your investment portfolio. It pays no dividends or coupons like stocks and bonds. And, more than any other investment, gold is very difficult to value. Superinvestor Warren Buffett disparages gold because its not a productive asset: The idea of digging something up out of the ground, you know, in South Africa or someplace and then transporting it to the United States and putting into the ground, you know, in the Federal Reserve of New York, does not strike me as a terrific asset. If you want to buy gold, restrict it to a small portion of your portfolio. You have several options, too. 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Its main growth driver is its Revlimid drug, which is delivering increasing revenue due to a growing number of multiple myeloma diagnoses, longer treatment time frames and pricing power. Celgenes Pomalyst, for multiple myeloma, and Otezla, for plaque psoriasis, are also growing quickly, and the company has a pipeline thats full of opportunity. Second, Celgene can grow inorganically via acquisitions. It acquired Abraxis BioScience in 2010 for its metastatic breast cancer drug Abraxane, which had $315 million in sales in 2009. Abraxanes label was expanded to treat advanced pancreatic cancer and advanced non-small-cell lung cancer, and its sales this year could touch $1 billion, though competition has grown. For $7.2 billion, Celgene has now bought Receptos, for its ozanimod drug that treats multiple sclerosis and ulcerative colitis. Its annual sales potential tops $4 billion. 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As of the end of 2015, I employed more than 110,000 people around the world. Who am I? (Answer: Microsoft) An Earnings ParadoxQCan you explain how a companys earnings per share can rise when its earnings dont grow? T.W., Manteo, North CarolinaAThat can happen if the companys share count shrinks, such as via share buybacks. Imagine that the One-Legged Chair Co. (ticker: WOOPS) has 10 million shares outstanding and $60 million in quarterly net income. Its earnings per share (EPS) is $6. If it buys back a million shares and then earns $60 million again in the next quarter, its EPS has suddenly risen to $6.67. (Sixty million divided by 9 million equals 6.67.) Share buybacks can be good, making remaining shares worth more as long as they arent executed when the stock is overvalued. Paying too much for the shares wastes company (and shareholder) money. ***QI gather that interest rates are likely to rise in the coming years. That will be good for my bank accounts, but what will it hurt? G.L., Warren, OhioAHigher interest rates will be bad news for interest-sensitive sectors of the economy, such as mortgage lending and real estate. Rising mortgage rates can price many potential buyers out of a home purchase, even if they have good credit. This in turn could force sellers to lower asking prices to make them more affordable for prospective buyers. Those with adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs) will see their mortgage payments gradually increase. Rising rates are also trouble for homebuilders, as they can lead to not only lower demand but also higher inventory carrying costs. For investors with bond-heavy portfolios, especially retirees on limited incomes, rising rates will likely lead to falling bond prices, which can hurt. The price of gold has been known to fall, too, when interest rates rise. Want more information about stocks? Send us an email to email@example.com.
B6 BUSINESS WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYWRITINGFrom page 1problem to the highly specialized fields of marketing and advertising, businesses are facing a crisis of epic proportions.The money is in the messageImagine if the Metropolitan Opera were mounting a production (where patrons shell out more than $800 for primo seats) and decided to hire performers who could neither hear nor speak, much less sing. Thats the analogy legendary ad agency founder David Ogilvy, one of advertisings greatest, most eloquent and most effective practitioners posed. Advertising is a business of words, but advertising agencies are infested with men and women who cannot write. ... They are as helpless as deaf mutes on the stage of the Metropolitan Opera. Mr. Ogilvy understood that commerce is communication. The money is in the message. And copywriting is not like penning articles or press releases or memos or emails, and certainly its different from creating novels and short stories and poetry. It is a specialized discipline, with its own rules, tips, tricks and techniques. You wouldnt want your foot doctor performing brain surgery, no matter how accomplished he or she is in that field. Nor can general writing ability serve as a substitute for the very specific skill of copywriting. If general business writing has to be effective, copywriting has to be more so. A companys sales and, ergo, profits hang in the balance. So the writing must generate response and produce quantifiable results. It is the burden of the copy to make sure your potential understand exactly what it is your business has to offer, how it benefits them, why they should patronize your business above your competitors, how those who are interested can easily contact you for more information or to make a purchase. Failure to do so means youre losing business and money. And these principles carry over directly into the online world. If anything, web copy has to be even more compelling, briefer and more precise, since the attention span of a surfer is generally going to be less than a print reader. You have somewhere around seven seconds to capture a visitors attention before he or she decides to stay or move on. Fortunately, effective business writing skills can be learned. (Which is why, as the Times article noted, professional writers, writing coaches and consultants are in high demand. Even CEOs are knocking on their doors.) Dont be a victim of this pandemic. What follows are three actions you can take to improve your own personal writing skills. They work. I know because Ive used them myself.The unavoidable elementThere is an adage that has existed since before 1900 that has been erroneously attributed to numerous professional golfers. While the origin of the quote is suspect, its veracity is not: The more you practice, the luckier you get. There is simply no substitute for practice when it comes to effective writing. If you work out with weights for 15 minutes a day over the course of 10 years, youre gonna get muscles, said novelist Stephen King. If you write for an hour and a half a day for 10 years, youre gonna turn into a good writer. Dont let Mr. Kings logistics frighten you. No one expects a non-writer to churn out as much volume or for as long a period of time per day as he does, professional that he is. Heres an exercise thats not so highpressure, and certainly within anyones ability: Simply set aside a certain amount of writing to do every day. You can do it by volume (one paragraph or two pages), or by time (writing for 15 minutes or a half-hour). While I agree with the adage practice makes perfect, I offer that advice with reservation. You have to know the difference between good writing and bad, between what works and what doesnt usually by learning from seasoned professionals. Dan Kennedy, one of the top copywriters and marketing experts in the nation, tells the story of how he was out on the golf course with a far more experienced player. After numerous failed attempts to hit the ball properly, he said to his friend, I guess I just need to practice more. To which his friend replied, Not if you practice that swing. Reams of research have been conducted on what copywriting techniques are more effective, and which will most assuredly end in failure. You wouldnt hop in to a soccer game and start tossing the ball around with your hands. In the same way, you shouldnt attempt to write copy if you dont know the rules of what works. You have to know the rules before you can break them and you only break them for a solid logical reason. The point is: Practicing writing can possibly be helpful. Practicing writing correctly is definitely invaluable. But how do you learn the rules?Your big, fat Greek educationIn the days of Aristotle, students would sit at the feet of the great philosophers, to learn of their wisdom. That system of learning still works today. There are numerous seminars and workshops available from knowledgeable experts. Some are live, sure, but many are recorded. You can even ingest digital versions in your spare time while driving (instead of listening to just music) or waiting in a doctors office, for example (another bit of advice from Stephen King). This brings me to my second suggestion: Read books about improving your business writing. I know, I know there are a ton of em, and its hard to determine which to choose from. Well, here are just a few that have earned their place near the top of my list, each one a fine place to start:The Everything Guide to Writing Copy by Steve Slaunwhite (Adams Media). An excellent entry-level introduction to the craft of writing effective copy. The author explains how to tackle a wide variety of writing projects, and does so in an engaging, easy-to-read manner. One of my favorite chapters is The Copywriters Bag of Tricks, a brief collection of somewhat more advanced techniques, made simple. Mr. Slaunwhite also maintains a website solely for educating freelance and in-house copywriters (CopywritingTrainingCenter.com), a testament to his impeccable abilities and experience. By the way, his course Secrets of Writing High-Performance Business-to-Business Copy for American Writers & Artist Inc. (AWAIonline. com) is indispensable for anyone who wants to specialize in this field. Writing Copy for Dummies by Jonathan Kranz (Wiley Publishing). While Im no dummy (hey, Ive won state, national and international awards for my writing for myself or for my clients so I must know at least a little something), that doesnt stop me from reaching for this book on occasion. Its one of the most in-depth beginners texts for anyone whos tasked with writing ads, direct response materials or other marketing collateral. However, its also a great refresher for experts, and even touches on the slippery subject of branding with extraordinary simplicity and clarity.The Copywriters Handbook Third Edition by Robert W. Bly (Owl B ooks). Ill be frank with you: Bob Bly is my copywriting hero. You will not find a more knowledgeable expert or exceptional teacher than he. (Hes the reason I became a freelance copywriter myself, after attending a series of seminars he gave in Orlando in 1989 for the Florida Freelance Writers Association.) This volume is considered the seminal classic in the field. (The original edition was even hailed by David Ogilvy himself.) A little more in-depth than Kranzs book, its an excellent resource youll also want to keep close by on your desk. (My copy is dog-eared, underlined and highlighted to the hilt if thats any indication of how useful I find it.) Make sure you get the revised and expanded third edition, as Mr. Bly has added winning techniques for electronic media.On the Art of Writing Copy Fourth Edition by Herschell Gordon Lewis (Racom Communications). You have to understand that Mr. Lewis is a true oldschool legend in the industry. This guys been around the block. In this book, he establishes himself as probably the snarkiest, most direct, no-nonsense copywriter around. With razor-sharp insight, he slices through the B.S. and demonstrates (through copious real-world examples) the bad and the exceptional. This is easily the most advanced volume of the ones Ive mentioned, but I included it because youll find it difficult to come across another book that teaches you to look so critically at the thinking behind an ad campaign or piece of copy. You cant possibly ingest the principles in these pages and not see your own efforts in a new, more analytical light. Talk is cheapMy third and final suggestion for improving at the craft of writing may surprise you: Talk about it. That is, share ideas and observations with other copywriters. One of my copywriter friends is part of a peer review group in which members critique one anothers copy to make it more effective. If you cant find such an alliance that works for you, consider starting your own. If you have to write a direct mail piece, find someone else whose skills you respect, with whom you can study examples of direct marketing campaigns that generated an exceptional response, then discuss them. Talk about the language, word use, sentence structure, appeal, hook, offer all the elements that contributed to their success. Then determine how to apply those principles to the project at hand. This is one of the most cost-effective ways to improve your own writing and it doesnt cost a dime.Fix that leaking bucket of $$$The bad news is: Theres no easy way to write more effectively. The good news is that its worth the effort. Writing is such a critical element of your business, you cant afford to ignore it. Learning to write copy (or having a professional do it for you) is not an expense its an investment that will pay for itself many times over. If corporate America is willing to pay billions of dollars to improve writing, you know it has to be important. If your websites, ads, brochures, direct response letters, etc. are poorly written, you may still get some response, but youre going to be leaving money on the table a lot of it. Learn to write better and put those bucks in your cash register instead. Bob Massey is the editor of the Charlotte County edition of Florida Weekly. He has been a professional freelance copywriter and ad agency director with experience creating high-impact copy both online and offline.
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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 Valley/Lake Toxaway NAPLES Timeless Elegance, 8 BR, 8 Full BA, 2 Powder BA Overlooking Golf Course, Preserve w/Sunset Skies $9,250,000 MLS 215050309 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 ESTUARY AT GREY OAKS NAPLES 2 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Bathrooms, Furnished Commanding Views of the Gulf $1,099,000 MLS 215056701 Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 PELICAN BAY NAPLES 2,999 S.F. Home on Almost Half Acre Lush Private Setting Overlooks Preserve $589,000 MLS 216019373 Lady Carlyon Coates 239.273.2516 PINEWOODS SAGE MEADOW Low Density Bundled Golf Furnished 3 BR, 3 BA $510,000 MLS 216015464 Bette Pitzer 239.560.2627 COPPERLEAF AT THE BROOKS NAPLES Tropical 3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom Home Heated Swimming Pool w/Private Playground $389,900 MLS 216016254 Ted Libby 239.572.0403 MOON LAKE NAPLES Tastefully Decorated 2nd Floor Condo, w/Lake Views Furnished w/All New Less Than 1 Year Ago $299,000 MLS 216043468 Dodona Roboci, The Roboci Team 239.776.8124 NEW LISTING BELLERIVE AT THE VINEYARDS COBBLESTONE Amazing Water View Open Floor Plan $412,000 MLS 216010617 Kevin and Karen Welch 239.223.7006 HAWTHORNE NAPLES 2-Story Home & Private Backyard 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, 2-Car Garage $299,000 MLS 215061225 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 MOON LAKE NAPLES 1-Story Mansion with 6,900 S.F. Under Air Prime Lakefront Site & Impressive Curb Appeal $2,400,000 MLS 216034504 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 QUAIL WEST NAPLES 3 BR, 3.5 BA Waterfront Townhouse Investors: Existing One Year Lease at $3,000/Mo. $839,000 MLS 214030966 Dodona Roboci, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 GOLDEN SHORES BONITA SPRINGS Gated Beachfront Resort Community Newly Renovated, Gulf Views from All Rooms $575,000 MLS 216008282 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 BONITA BEACH CLUB CLERMONT 1st Floor Townhome, Attached Garage Previous Model Home, View of 9th Hole $499,900 MLS 216044093 Michael May 239.989.6357 NEW LISTING PELICAN MARSH MARCO ISLAND Vacant Residential Lot Direct Gulf Access $389,500 MLS 216043274 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 NEW LISTING YACHT CLUB NAPLES DiVosta Built 2 BR, 2 BA Capri Model Home is Light & Bright w/Eastern Exposure $285,000 MLS 216015990 John Aycock 239.777.9898 ISLAND WALK TAVIRA Visit Tavira802.com for Details 3 Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths, 2-Car Garage $2,195,000 MLS 216040817 Gary, Jeff & Becky Jaarda 239.273.4596 NEW LISTING BONITA BAY ANCHORAGE Lovely Courtyard Pool Home w/Lake View All Bathrooms & Kitchen Updated $820,000 MLS 216023429 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 BONITA BAY CAPRI Beautiful S Exposure for Max. Pool/Spa Enjoyment Overlooking 14th Hole on Gator Course $570,000 MLS 216045003 Beth James 239.287.4663 NEW LISTING PELICAN LANDING OLD NAPLES Old Naples "In-Town" Location Furnished 2 BR, 2 BA w/Garden & Pool Views $495,000 MLS 216027665 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 CASTLETON GARDENS FORT MYERS Pool Home Overlooking Long Lake Views 2,273 S.F. Under Air, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms $355,000 MLS 216035684 Pam Olsen 239.464.6873 EMERALD PINES ATHENA 4 BR, 3 BA, 2-Car Garage Home Custom Cabinets, Granite, Stainless, Bamboo Stairs $279,900 MLS 216027293 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 OLYMPIA POINTE
RIVERBROOKE Former Cornerstone Furnished Model Golf Course Views Over Lavish Pool & Spa $1,595,000 MLS 216008062 Pam Olsen 239.464.6873 NEW PRICE WEST BAY BEACH & GOLF CLUB NAPLES 2-Story Waterfront Villa Deeded Dock $799,000 MLS 216018642 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 GOLDEN SHORES BONITA SPRINGS Priced to Sell, Upgrades Galore, 2,562 S.F. 3 BR + Den, 2.5 BA, Salt Water Self Cleaning Pool $569,000 MLS 216015458 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 HAWTHORNE SANCTUARY Beautiful Lake View 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Condo w/Carport $480,000 MLS 216029881 Jim Hiester 239.919.9508 PELICAN BAY NAPLES 400 Steps to 5th Ave S. 2 BR, 2 BA Townhouse $329,000 MLS 216032869 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 BEAUMER BONITA SPRINGS Canal Front Building Lot with Dock Direct Gulf Access $279,000 MLS 214008189 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 PARADISE VILLAGE NAPLES Prestigious Downtown Location On Quiet Street Spacious Updated Single Family Pool Home $1,395,000 MLS 216047112 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 NEW LISTING PARK SHORE NAPLES Toll Brothers Custom Lakefront Home 2-Story, 3 BR + Den, 3.5 BA, Pool Home $757,000 MLS 216026353 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 AVIANO SELLER FINANCING Quaint Mid-Century Remodeled Residence Close Proximity to the Gulf of Mexico $559,000 MLS 215053494 Mark Semeraro 239.370.2455 LAKE PARK NAPLES BORDEAUX CLUB 3rd Floor, 2 BR, 2 BA Condo Furnished, Extra Storage $463,000 MLS 216025749 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 NEW PRICE MOORINGS WATERFRONT RAPALLO 3 BR, 2 BA Turnkey Condo Open Floor Plan w/Lake View $325,000 MLS 216028221 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 COCONUT POINT BONITA SPRINGS 2 BR, 2 BA Furnished Condo w/1-Car Garage Outstanding Lake & Golf Course Views $229,000 MLS 215062173 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 LAS BRISAS AT SPANISH WELLS MCGREGOR BLVD. CORRIDOR Gulf Access on Caloosahathee River Largest Lot in 7 Home Gated Community $1,350,000 MLS 216038984 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 NEW LISTING TREVI SAN MARINO Updated 3 BR, 2 BA Carriage Home Bamboo Floors in Living Area & Lanai $749,900 MLS 216026754 Kathy Mahoney 239.404.0677 PELICAN BAY BONITA SPRINGS Furnished 3 BR + Den, 3 BA Pool & Spa in Spacious Screened Lanai $529,900 MLS 216027896 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 SPANISH WELLS NAPLES World Class Golf & Amenities Galore Spacious 3 BR, 3.5 BA $425,000 MLS 216023913 Starr Whiting 239.404.1219 HAMMOCK BAY SANDPIPER Rarely Available Condo High Ceilings, Bright & Open Floor Plan $319,000 MLS 216043752 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.564.5717 NEW LISTING BONITA BAY BERMUDA LINKS 1st Floor Corner Unit w/Garage + Courtyard Gated Community, 4 Miles from Gulf Beaches $224,900 MLS 216045649 Al Diago 239.333.2375 NEW LISTING BONITA FAIRWAYS PARK SHORE 3 Bedrooms + Den, 3.5 Bathrooms, 2-Car Garage Soaring Ceilings, Great Floor Plan $1,175,000 MLS 216008506 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 LUSSO VILLAS NAPLES Lowest Priced Camelot Townhouse Amenities Galore $650,000 MLS 216023509 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 PELICAN BAY AVALON BONITA SPRINGS Fantastic 3 BR + Den, 2 BA, Newer Pool Home Beautiful Lake & Golf Course Views $525,000 MLS 215031278 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 VASARI LAKE CLUB VILLAS 2 BR + Den, 2 BA, Open Floor Plan w/Pool Lake, Golf Course and Sunset Views $414,900 MLS 215047300 Jim Griffith, Boeglin Team 239.322.2409 SPANISH WELLS BONITA SPRINGS Professionally Decorated w/Large Open Great Room 3 Bedrooms, 2-Car Attached Garage, Large Lot $309,900 MLS 216019208 Patti Fortune 239.272.8494 PARK PLACE MARCO ISLAND Gorgeous High Lot w/Great View Very Private Area w/Marina $174,750 MLS 215062609 Jack Richert, Westerfield Realty Team 239.898.5953 KEY MARCO
Sue@SueMyhelic.com SueMyhelic.com Vanderbilt Beach $2,099,000Beautifully furnished 4BR, 3BA, 3-car garage canal home with pool, deck, boat lift and more. Ready to move-in! Tarpon Cove $399,000Rarely available, furnished 2nd oor, 3BR plus den, 2BA, 2-car garage coach home with wraparound lanai. See it now! Berkshire Village $159,0001st oor, 2BR, 2BA condo with low maintenance fees. Perfect income producing opportunity! COMMUNITY CLUBHOUSE, POOL & TENNIS! YACHT & RACQUET CLUB MEMBERSHIP IS YOURS W/TRANSFER FEE! RESORT LUXURY IN YOUR OWN BACKYARD! B10 |WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM REAL ESTATEFLORIDA WEEKLYReal estate market remains balanced in second quarterAs Collier Countys resale housing inventory levels continue to outpace last years levels, median closed sale prices for homes over $300,000 remain fairly unchanged. Several brokers who recently analyzed the second quarter and June 2016 Market Reports released by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS, which tracks home listings and sales within Collier County (excluding Marco Island), believe the second quarter real estate markets behavior is reminiscent of how the local housing market behaved in 2003. During the recession we experienced a dramatic increase in inventory, particularly in properties below $300,000, said Mike Hughes, vice president and general manager for Downing-Frye Realty, Inc., This was then followed by several years of high volume sales, mostly in that $300,000 and below segment of the market. But before all that, from 2000 to 2003, we were in a normal real estate market. This summer feels a lot like that time again. Mr. Hughes added that, last year was a near record year for closings. So, if you look at the decrease in closed sales for this years second quarter and compare it to last years second quarter closed sales, its not really a fair comparison. Cindy Carroll, with the real estate appraisal and consultancy firm Carroll & Carroll, Inc. said, Sellers who anticipated a continued increase in the value of their homes are getting a dose of new reality. The report showed virtually no increase in closed sale prices in the second quarter versus the first quarter so sellers need to reset their thinking because we have entered a new cycle that looks a lot more like where we were in 2003 and 2004. Kathy Zorn, broker/owner, Florida Home Realty, echoed Ms. Carrolls sentiment, There are many owners who purchased short sales or foreclosures and dont have to sell, so they are willing to hold out for a price they want. This mindset also applies to some investors who would rather collect rent than sell at todays prices. Bill Poteet, owner and broker at Poteet Properties, said that despite tourism being down this summer and some buyers postponing a purchase until there is more economic certainty, we are moving property because the June report showed the average days on market is about 3 months and that hasnt changed from a year ago when we didnt have as much inventory. The NABOR second quarter 2016 market report provides comparisons of single-family home and condominium sales (via the Southwest Florida MLS), price ranges, and geographic segmentation and includes an overall market summary. Work begins on Amenity Center at Maple RidgePeninsula Engineering, a division of Barron Collier Companies, reported that the initial permitting is underway on the new Amenity Center for Maple Ridge at Ave Maria, a single-family neighborhood built by CC Homes. The 12,000-squarefoot amenity center will be exclusive to residents of Maple Ridge and will showcase Santa-Barbara inspired architecture combining indoor/outdoor activities and relaxation such as resort and Olympicsized lap pool, cabanas, fitness center, sports courts, playground, card rooms, activities room, and billiard room. Construction on the center is anticipated to begin in the fall of 2016. Additionally, in the town of Ave Maria, Peninsula Engineering announced the completion of Phases 1 and 2 in Maple Ridge at Ave Maria, with homebuilding in Phase 3 underway. Phase 4 land development is underway, and homebuilding there will begin soon. Peninsula Engineering has completed Phase 1 of Coquina at Maple Ridge and now working on Phase 2. The entire Maple Ridge Reserve Phase 1 infrastructure is completed and residential construction is currently underway. Peninsula Engineering continues work on the extension of Anthem Parkway, a 6,700-foot-long roadway winding from north to south within the community. This parkway extension is currently under construction and anticipated completion by end of 2016. COURTESY PHOTOSAn artists rendering of the new Amenity Center at Maple Ridge in Ave Maria. Inset: An artists rendering of the pool area in the new Amenity Center at Maple Ridge. CATEGORIES 2Q 2016 2Q 2015 CHANGE Total homes under contract (pending sales) 2,541 2,843 -11% Total closed sales 2,662 3,109 -14% Median closed price $325,000 $318,000 2% Total active listings (inventory) 4,983 3,698 35% Average days on market 76 75 1% Single-family closed sales 1,263 1,388 -9% Single-family median closed price $421,000 $399,000 6% Single-family inventory 2,674 2,133 25% Condominium closed sales 1,399 1,721 -19% Condominium median closed pric e $259,000 $2 63,000 -2% Condominium inventory 2,309 1,565 48%
OLDE NAPLES (MAIN) 821 5th Avenue South, Suite 102 Naples, Florida 34102 | VINEYARDS | BONITA SPRINGS | KENSINGTON GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB 4395 DOVER COURT #3-301 | $445,000 Peggy Sue Garrity | 239.207.1008 AVIANO 12811 CARRINGTON CIRCLE #1-201 | $419,000 Tyler & Eric Manrring | 239.289.6915 or 239.289.6913 BERKSHIRE LAKES 7477 LOURDES COURT | $399,000 Peggy Sue Garrity | 239.207.1008 GOLDEN GATES ESTATES 562 14TH STREET SE | $889,900 Dave Truman | 239.293.8448 ISLAND WALK 4678 NAVASSA LANE | $468, 500 Patti Truman | 239.293.8228 13675 Vanderbilt Drive #I-309 3,581 AC SQ FT 3 Bedrooms/3 Baths $1,650,000 Angela R Allen firstname.lastname@example.org 13675 Vanderbilt Drive #I-510 4,216 AC SQ FT 4 Bedrooms/4 Baths $2,275,000 John DAmelio email@example.com 13675 Vanderbilt Drive #I-505 3,514 AC SQ FT 3 Bedrooms + Den/3 Baths $1,995,000 Heather Hobrock firstname.lastname@example.org 13675 Vanderbilt Drive #I-806 3,590 AC SQ FT 4 Bedrooms + Den/4 Baths $2,095,000 Jordan E. Delaney email@example.comAqua at Pelican IsleOpen Sunday, July, 31st, 1-4pm Visitors to bring a copy of this open house advertisement with them to building front desk
No. ONE FLORIDA BASED REAL ESTATE COMPANY BY SALES VOLUME* 3 255 Rum Row Linda Malone 239.595.9595 Web ID 216020578 $8,950,000 2700 Treasure Lane Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216034502 $4,500,000 699 Fairway Terrace Debron Fowles 239.826.6655 Web ID 215039640 $1,769,000 Commodore Club #305 Robin/Tim Weidle 239.370.5515 Web ID 216034337 $598,000 685 2nd Street South Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216046257 $4,850,000 675 2nd Street South Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216046282 $4,975,000 495 18th Avenue South Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216027889 $4,295,000 Billows #18 Ryan Nordyke 239.776.9390 Web ID 216020146 $799,000 Esmeralda on Eighth #301 Paul Gray 239.273.0403 Web ID 216010047 $2,495,000 1190 Wahoo Court Techrin Hijazi Carbary 239.250.8688 Web ID 216001073 $1,399,999 960 on Seventh #202 Heather Hobrock 239.370.3944 Web ID 216003886 $395,000 610 6th Avenue North Deb Welch 239.293.5294 Web ID 215065632 $3,695,000 Esmeralda on Eighth #101 Paul Gray 239.273.0403 Web ID 215041283 $2,445,000 306 Neapolitan Way Marybeth Brooks 239.272.6867 Web ID ALLE072516IHE $7,995,000 Colonade #1407 Bonnie Nageon De Lestang 239.280.6997 Web ID 215073517 $869,000 Terraces #1702 Bonnie Nageon De Lestang 239.280.6997 Web ID 215063101 $795,000 Regent #12S Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 215057910 $8,950,000 Monaco Beach Club #302 Christine Jones 239.404.9900 Web ID 216046065 $1,095,000 792 Tramore Lane Jane Darling 239.290.3112 Web ID 216004625 $2,295,000 Grosvenor #1504 Helayne Frankel 239.293.7802 Web ID 215072062 $879,000 Mansion La Palma #203 Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 Web ID 216016653 $1,199,000 7 13 Nathan Hale Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216000868 $3,195,000 8838 Ventura Drive Terri Moellers 239.404.7887 Web ID 216008823 $590,000 747 Myrtle Terrace Jeannie McGearty 239.248.4333 Web ID 216008176 $1,295,000 405 Rosemeade Lane Bordner/Hurvitz 239.560.2921 Web ID 216046625 $900,000 1736 Persimmon Drive Shirlene Elkins 239.777.9574 Web ID 216016077 $1,899,050 358 Burning Tree Drive Linda Perry/Judy Perry 239.404.7052 Web ID 216034706 $589,000 144 Spring Lake Circle Tiger Lassus 239.398.7688 Web ID 216035506 $489,900 14749 Cranberry Court Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 Web ID 216046724 $435,000 171 Edgemere Way South Bordner/Hurvitz 239.560.2921 Web ID 216020306 $799,000 3300 Green Dolphin Lane Tom Gasbarro 239.404.4883 Web ID 216011338 $7,295,000 1375 Spyglass Lane Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 215063104 $8,900,000 565 Fairway Terrace Ann Marie Shimer 239.825.9020 Web ID 216034920 $2,649,500 2 V 625 Rudder Road Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 215059683 $3,650,000 Brighton #501 Barb Bardsley 239.784.6924 Web ID 216028678 $4,795,000 6660 Glen Arbor Way Laurie Zanelli 239.675.9777 Web ID 216034385 $1,100,000 166 Torrey Pines Point Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 Web ID 216045475 $489,000 YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH PORT ROYAL THE MOORINGS // COQUINA SANDS OLD NAPLES // AQUALANE SHORES // ROYAL HARBOR PARK SHORE PELICAN BAY BAY COLONY PELICAN MARSH NAPLES & SURROUNDS
Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends Top 500 OVER $4 BILLION IN SALES VOLUME IN 2015 Over 900 associates and employees 37 locations throughout Florida and North Carolina Sothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity. Property information herein is derived from various sources including, but not limited to, county records and multiple listing services, and may include approximations. Al l information is deemed accurate and neither suggests nor infers that Premier Sothebys International Realty participated as either the listing or cooperating agent or broker in the sale or purchase of the properties depicted. 2016 REAL Trends 500 brok erages by residential sales volume. *Residential and commercial 19,000 ASSOCIATES | 835 OFFICES WORLDWIDE 63 COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES GLOBALLY | 37 PREMIER SOTHEBYS INTERNATIONAL REALTY LOCATIONS 1535 Marsh Wren Lane Daniel Guenther 239.357.8121 Web ID 216021708 $1,995,000 1576 Marsh Wren Lane Melissa Williams 239.248.7238 Web ID 216009833 $2,195,000 1486 Anhinga Pointe Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 Web ID 216038328 $1,295,000 1268 Osprey Trail Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 Web ID 215025838 $6,895,000 12956 Bald Cypress Lane Trish Lowe Soars/Barbi Lowe 239.213.7227 Web ID 216002489 $2,195,000 4688 Oak Leaf Drive Steve Allison 239.776.8160 Web ID 215062852 $1,699,000 Legacy Court Olesya Waltz 239.297.2960 Web ID LEGA071816IHE $919,000 Surf Colony #203 Kara Eisenga 239.398.6161 Web ID 216003420 $424,900 Grande Geneva PH 1 Frank Pezzuti 239.216.2445 Web ID 215066766 $1,795,000 Vanderbilt Surf Colony #1003 Pamela Hershberger 239.784.7534 Web ID 215065522 $530,000 1261 Stone Court Paul Strong 239.404.3280 Web ID 213504141 $1,695,000 55 North Bareld Drive Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 216014454 $1,299,000 Summit House #802 Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 216025473 $745,000 1829 South Inlet Drive Vince Colace 239.260.3333 Web ID 216046690 $2,550,000 1389 North Collier Boulevard Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 215061910 $995,000 Cherry Oaks #202 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 215058103 $399,000 8417 Mallards Way ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 215055010 $474,900 26900 Sammoset Way Vanya/Dimo Demirev 239.565.0550 Web ID COOP071416IHE $345,000 24965 Bay Cedar Drive Coburn/Umscheid 239.825.3470 Web ID 216046755 $579,000 Crossings #402 Harriet Harnar 239.273.5443 Web ID 215066139 $479,000 726 Estero Boulevard Ryan Batey 239.287.9159 Web ID 216046492 $1,995,000 Harbour Landings #6B Vanya/Dimo Demirev 239.565.0550 Web ID DANI071516IHE $795,000 27508 Riverbank Drive Pamela Hershberger 239.784.7534 Web ID LINC030316IHE $1,695,000 1226 Isabel Drive Wil Rivait 239.464.8108 Web ID 215056828 $1,800,000 4448 Wayside Drive Joanne MacLeod 239.272.7679 Web ID 216005639 $2,350,000 3875 Isla Del Sol Way Rodney Green 239.470.5223 Web ID 216047185 $2,395,000 3014 Aviamar Circle Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216010337 $549,900 1066 Ruppert Road Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 214010187 $385,000 Marengo #201 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 216045227 $399,000 Altaira #1603 Trish Lowe Soars/Barbi Lowe 239.213.7227 Web ID 216046000 $1,530,000 2 8921 Cavell Terrace V alerie Bee 239.398.3055 Web ID 215047931 $7,400,000 250 6th Street West Fern Ritacca 239.405.6210 Web ID 216046269 $2,100,000 BONITA BAY BONITA SPRINGS & SURROUNDSFIFTH AVENUE | 239.434.8770CENTRAL 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 SANIBEL // CAPTIVA // FORT MYERS PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM GREY OAKS NORTH NAPLES VANDERBILT BEACH MARCO ISLAND FIDDLERS CREEK
B14 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 41 41 41Bonita Springs Bonita SpringsImmokalee 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 Open Houses are Sunday 1-4, unless otherwise marked>$200,000 >$300,000 >$400,000 >$500,000 >$600,000 >$700,000 >$800,000 >$900,000 >$1,000,000 >$2,000,000 >$3,000,000 3 >$4,000,000 >$5,000,000 >$6,000,000 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.NaplesMarco Island 37 38
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INSIDEARTS & ENTERTAINMENTFLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 28 AUGUST 3, 2016 | SECTION CWWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM 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 | 239.262.4242TheartfuladventurerBY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.com BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.com ITS AUGUST. SUMMER FUN IS ALMOST over and vacation opportunities are coming to an end, but the off-season torpor and ennui have settled so deep into Naples that a brief escape seems very necessary. If a trip is what you need, but time and money are already spent, take an evening or two and sit in with Neapolitan artist Paul Arsenault for talks accompanying the Armchair Travels exhibit at his eponymous art gallery in Crayton Cove. Mr. Arsenault has spent his career globe trotting to far-flung locales so he could interpret them on canvas, often on commission from clients. Now hes ready to share his experiences with a wider audience. A lot of my peers are delighted SEE ARTFUL C4 See the world through the eyes of painter Paul Arsenault A lot of my peers are delighted to find that I have painted places they know and love ... Getting in early was a way to glorify the place in a more soulful time. Paul Arsenault, artistCOURTESY PHOTOS Paul Arsenault at work in Yazd, Iran, in front of a former souk that was converted to a tearoom. SocietyA Love That Dress! collection party at Clive Daniel Home for PACE Center for Girls. C21 Latest flicksBad Moms is catharsis for all the tired, overworked and overstressed moms out there, and darn funny at that. C15 Florida writersMoney laundering, revenge, romance drive businesssavvy novel. B2 Self-knowledge is a rare gift, and as a young child, architect-cum-artist William Ward Moseley knew he would grow up sketching and painting his way through life. But it wasnt until 1990, after he retired from a long and satisfying career, that Mr. Moseley turned his talents toward landscape painting and into a second career that has blossomed into numerous awards, exhibitions, teaching opportunities and a whole lot of gratification. Art lovers can see the fruits of his labor in an exhibit titled Here and There at the Marco Island Historical Museum Aug. 2-Oct. 29 In sixth grade, I knew I wanted to be an architect because I loved to draw things, Mr. Moseley says. I loved to paint and I loved to draw, so I combined the two and came up with architecture. His education at Virginia Tech required regular freehand drawing classes and he never totally gave up on his artistic pursuits throughout his 40-year professional career. Once he retired though, he dedicated himself to refining his Impressionistic landscapes by taking a variety of artist-led workshops throughout the country. It was just a pleasurable pastime, really, he says. I didnt count on it as a money-making venture. Now 86 years old and almost 30 years into his second career, Mr. Moseley is recognized throughout the United State and has received more than 100 awards for his work. His paintings are included in corporate and private collections throughout the country and his work represented by several galleries Moseley finds inspiration here and thereCOURTESY PHOTOMagical Cove Goodland Docks MOSELEY SEE MOSELEY, C5
C2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 1-800-591-DERM | RiverchaseDermatology.comWelcomeHeather E. Pontasch, M.D., FAADBoard Certied DermatologyNow accepting new patients.Specializing in Medical and Pediatric Dermatology, Dermatologic Surgery, Laser Treatments and Cosmetic Dermatology DOWNTOWN NAPLES & MARCO ISLAND philJASONphiljreviews@gmail.com FLORIDA WRITERSMoney laundering, revenge, romance drive business-savvy novel Entangled by Mark Dossey. CreateSpace. 316 pages. Trade paperback, $14.99; Kindle e-book, $3.99.This new title continues the saga of Ally Kendall that debuted in 2014 with XC97. The two titles now comprise Mark Dosseys Ally Kendall Series. Set in the corporate world, they provide special interest to those readers interested in business issues. In addition, Entangled gives new life to a murder mystery once thought resolved. In the earlier novel, Zurich-based Prestige Pharmaceuticals took over the much smaller Newark-based Integra, allowing the Integra-developed cancer drug XC97 to gain wide distribution quickly. A romance between Ally and Stephan Egbert, sole owner of Prestige Pharma, became red hot. Ally is the chief PR officer for the both companies, though originally an Integra executive. A few years later, what has been going smoothly begins to fall apart on both business and personal levels. Ally questions the depth of her love for Stephan, whose hermitlike commitment to his company signals his lifestyle inflexibility. Sex is great, but Ally wonders if thats all there is. At 32, shes contemplating a marriage with children, but this seems unlikely with Stephan. And shed rather be living full-time in the U.S., not a change that seems possible for Stephan. Planning to cool the relationship, she is frank about this with Stephan, and he is crushed by her news. Stephan is also crushed by an explosion that brings down his huge estate, leaving him seriously injured and suddenly homeless. Shortly before, the dazzling headquarters of Prestige had been demolished by what looked like a terrorist attack. One mystery has to do with the cause of the attacks and the person or persons behind them. There is no doubt that they are linked. However, at first its more of a mystery for the characters; readers witness the commission of the monstrous deeds. They seem to be acts of revenge committed by someone alert to the shady history of Prestige, once run by Stephans father. The elder Egbert kept its balance sheet impressive by running a massive money laundering operation through it. Now the company is impoverished and disgraced another blow to Stephan, who was entirely innocent of his fathers criminal behavior. The game is afoot to settle old scores, and much of the plotting has to do with following the schemes and actions of relatively minor characters. The case of who murdered the Integra founder is reopened, and the events in Newark and Zurich become woven together. As law enforcement agencies do their work, the Integra leader, Ralph Wells, works on stabilizing that company, preparing to make it viable when independent of floundering Prestige. Among the problems he solves is finding the necessary land and financing to grown sufficient quantities of a key ingredient: chamomile. He also arranges to have processing facilities built. This complicated effort exemplifies the engaging business dimensions of the novel. Mr. Dossey keeps us interested by moving back and forth between the business crisis and the crisis in personal relationships. Ally experiments, testing her connection to Stephan by enjoying the attentions of a potential suitor. The author handles his portrait of Allys emotional ups and downs with authority, building the romantic mystery to a higher and higher pitch of suspense. For all its strengths Entangled invites us to stumble over many misshaped sentences. A good (or bad) example is: Delivered in cuffs, DI Leo Brettenden signed for the body. No, the DI did not sign anything while wearing cuffs. Nor was he delivered. Too many of these, and too many of this other ghastly formulation, which is still jarring to diehards like me even though found more and more in print: Im here to try and understand . We once all wrote to try to understand, and I wish English teachers were not giving up on the structure that makes sense. Both strands of the story take us out of Newark and Zurich to other well-drawn settings. Ally visits Southwest Florida for business (a conference in Tampa) and pleasure (relaxation on Boca Grande). Ralph visits the Lake Okeechobee area on his hunt for agricultural land. Two Newark policemen take a trip to investigate in Florida. The several Florida locations are well informed by the authors first-hand familiarity with the Sunshine State. He lives and writes in Punta Gorda. 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. DOSSEY
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C4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY C4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYto find that I have painted places they know and love, he says. And since his travels span so many years, many of his works depict these places before condos lined the beaches, for example, or when colorful old boats filled working ports. Getting in early was a way to glorify the place in a more soulful time, the artist says. His desire to travel was sparked in Mr. Arsenaults childhood when his Uncle Joe requested his presence at a family reunion. Both knew it was unlikely they would see each other again, and Joe had one piece of advice: Take every opportunity to travel. It was the best advice I ever had, he says. From that point on, even if it was just a ride across town, you never know if theres a rainbow or a sunset. The fact is, dont put it off. So he combined his two life goals, to travel and paint, and set off with little money to paint his way across the globe. It worked. By dint of hard work and luck, he has traveled extensively through Asia, the Middle East, Europe, South Pacific and more. Occasionally, he would find a hidden gem, like Vietnam right after President Bill Clinton lifted the trade embargo in 1994. He went to Vietnam on the advice of the landlord of the first cruise ship to land there. He got to see it when it was still locked away, he says. And he came back and said, Paul, you have to go there before they screw it up. So Mr. Arsenault wrangled some fellow artists to make the adventure together. They group sold 25 of its paintings when the trip concluded. This and other anecdotes, like capturing small boat racing in Maine or the circumstances under which he found the worlds most perfect beach, will be revealed to guests at his talks. While Mr. Arsenault is the only featured artist in the exhibit who will share his stories, Armchair Travels visitors will also enjoy photographs of national parks by Clyde Butcher and island-themed work by impressionist James Kerr. The exhibit remains in place through August. ARTFULFrom page 1 Oman Boat Building Commissioned by a Naples client to paint the creeks of Dubai, Mr. Arsenault hired a personal guide and found himself in Oman. After doing his homework, he learned that the one place he had to visit in the whole Arabian Peninsula was the strategically fortunate seaside sultanate with a rich and varied culture. Oman has this magnificent variety of landscape, he says. I required (the guide) to take me to these special places and landmarks that I found in the picture books. It was magnificent to be immersed in this incredible landscape and culture in such a concentrated way. He came upon people building dhows, a traditional type of sailing vessel used in the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean, in the same way theyve been doing it for millennia. The boat building is a remarkable thing to be able to see, because it looks like it could have been the same view 2,000 years ago, he says. I grew up in a harbor town and always appreciated the waterfront. Theres something soulful about a community with a working ports. Theyve had (the dhows) since before Sinbad. Its where Sinbads boat could have been built. Acadia National Park The Arsenaults came to Acadia National Park in Maine in a roundabout way that started when Mr. Arsenault was commissioned to do a few paintings of the reconstructed Hermione, the wartime frigate that transported the Marquis de Lafayette to America in 1780. Hamoa Beach, Maui After coming off a painting trip of the South Pacific in search of the perfect shoreline, Mr. Arsenault found it at Hamoa Beach in Hana Bay in Maui, shortly after he proposed to his now wife, Eileen. Id been on a four-month expedition throughout the South Pacific looking for the great beach, here it is in the States, he says. He and Eileen ended up buying a beach house on Hana Bay. It was magical, he says. Armchair Travels>> What: An exhibit of works by Paul Arsenault, Clyde Butcher and James Kerr >> Where: Arsenault Studio & Banyan Arts Gallery, 1199 Third St. S. >> Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. TuesdaySaturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. >> Travel talks: Paul Arsenault will discuss his around-the-world adventures at 6 p.m. Thursdays, Aug. 4 (New England), 11 (Hawaii), 18 (the Middle East) and 25 (Americas national parks). Attendance is free, but reservations are required. Call 263-1214. >> Info: arsenaultgallery.com
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C6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYTHEATERCatch Me If You Can By The Naples Players at Sugden Community Theater through July 31. 263-7990 or naplesplayers.org. Things Being What They Are By The Studio Players at Golden Gate Community Centers Joan Jenks Auditorium. Through Aug. 7. 4701 Golden Gate Parkway. letsputonashowproductions.com.The Wizard of Oz By Broadway Palm Theatre through Aug. 13. 1380 Colonial Blvd, Fort Myers. 278-4422 or broadwaypalm.com. Last of the Red Hot Lovers By the Off Broadway Palm Theatre through July 30. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 278-4422 or broadwaypalm.com.Catch Me If You Can (Again) By The Naples Player KidzAct Teens Aug. 5-7 at the Sugden Community Theater. 263-7990 or naplesplayers.org. The Sound of Music By Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs Youth Players Aug. 6-21. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or artcenterbonita.org. Of Thee I Sing By TheatreZone and FGCUs Bower School of Music and The Arts Oct. 6-9 at FGCU. (888) 9663352 or theatrezone-florida.com. THURSDAY7.28Kayak Tour Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park hosts a kayak tour of Water Turkey Bay and Wiggins Pass setting out at 9:30 a.m. Paddler should have intermediate or above skills. $15 plus regular park admission, registration required. 597-6196 or floridastateparks.org. Dog Daze Promenade at Bonita Bay hosts a pet expo from 4-7 p.m. 472-4792 or promenadeshops.com. Love That Dress! International Design Source hosts an Alice in Wonderland-themed cocktail party from 5:30-7:30 p.m. to benefit PACE Center for Girls-Collier at Immokalee. Bring a lightly loved dress for donation. $20$30. 449-3269 or Emily@ids1.com. Comedy Show Esther Ku performs at the Off the Hook Comedy Club tonight through Sunday, July 31. Check website for times and ticket prices. 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. offthehookcomedy.com/ or 389-6901.FRIDAY7.29Creature Feature Everglades Wonder Gardens invites kids to meet a resident flamingo and enjoy themed art and stories from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Free with regular admission. 992-2591 or evergladeswondergarden.com.Kids Free Friday One paying adult ($5) can bring up to five kids for free admission to the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for activities, stories and a feature film about creatures of the sea. A food truck is on site from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. No registration required. 300 Tower Road. 530-5958 or rookerybay.org.Hot Summer Nights The Collier County Sheriffs Office hosts family activities from 6-9 p.m. at Vineyards Community Park. 6231 Arbor Blvd. 7744434 or colliersheriff.org. Full Frontal The Naked Magic Show gives audiences an eyeful at 8 p.m. at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers. 489-0326 or bbmannpah.com.SATURDAY7.30All That Jazz The Naples Jazzmasters take the stage from 1-3 p.m. at The Norris Center. 263-1113 or naplesjazzsociety.com.To Market, To Market The Third Street South Farmers Market keeps going through summer from 7:30-11:30 a.m. every Saturday. 434-6533 or thirdstreetsouth.com.More Pokmon Naples Zoo hosts a Pokmon Go! meet-up at 10 a.m. Trainers will have access to 15 Pokspots, added lures, a guide to the zoo, a photo contest and the opportunity to win a family membership. Regular membership applies. 262-5409 or napleszoo.org. Catch em all Collier County Museum hosts a Pokmon lure party from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Naples Depot Museum with lure modules, themed activities and a scavenger hunt. 1051 Fifth Ave. S. 2528246 or colliermuseums.com.Witching Hour Barnes & Noble hosts a countdown to the midnight release of Harry Potter & The Cursed Child starting at 8 p.m. The party includes giveaways and family activities. Free. 598-5200 or bn.com.SUNDAY7.31Walk the Dog Naples Botanical Garden hosts the pooch patrol from 9-11:30 a.m. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome to accompany their owners for a stroll. Free for Garden members and their canines, regular admission plus $9.95 per pooch for others. 643-4737 or naplesgarden.org.MONDAY8.1 Getem While Theyre Hot Tickets for PACE Center for Girls Love That Dress! capstone event (6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, at Naples Grande Beach Resort) go on sale today for $30 online at lovethatdress.org.Castles for Kids Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples hosts the fourth annual Castles for Kids sand-sculpting competition complete with mermaids, pirates and more fun from 8:30 a.m. to noon at La Playa Beach & Golf Resort. Teams of four kids and one adult compete for the best sand sculpture. Registration is open now. Email Liz Cashman at email@example.com.Films for Film Lovers Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens Young & Beautiful (France, 2012) at 7 p.m. A call girl remains curiously aloof about her hotel-room trysts and the money she makes. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or artcenterbonita.org.TUESDAY8.2Free Kids Flick Paragon Pavilion presents a free screening of The Peanuts Movie at 10 a.m. today through Thursday. 596-0008 or paragontheater.com.Terrific Tuesdays See any show at Mercatos Silverspot Cinema for just $8 every Tuesday. 592-0300 or silverspot.net. Everglades Tales The Marco Island Historical Society hosts a talk about the locations and stories associated with the 1958 film Wind Across the Everglades at 7 p.m. Free for members, $5 for others. 180 S. Heathwood Drive. 642-1440 or themihs.com. WEDNESDAY8.3Author Lecture Everglades Wonder Gardens hosts Rhonda Mason, author of Empress Game, for a discussion about her book, the environment and ecosystems from 9:30-10:30 a.m. with $7-$12. 27180 Old 41 Road. 992-2591 or evergladeswondergarden.com. Lifelong Learning Get your veggie beds and seeds started at Naples Botanical Gardens workshop from 10 a.m. to noon. $15 for members, $20 for others. 643-4737 or naplesgarden.org. COMING UPArt Show Michael Monroe Art hosts an art show and painting demonstration to the music of Queen from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5. 5405 Taylor Road. 572-3277 or michaelmonroeart.com.Couples Retreat Conscious Choices offers a couples meditation retreat from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at Unity of Naples. $75. 2000 Unity Way. 434-5855 or consciouschoices.net. Catch em all Collier County Museum hosts a Pokmon lure party from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at Marco Island Historical Museum with lure modules, themed activities and a scavenger hunt. 180 S. Heathwood Dr. S. 252-8246 or colliermuseums.com.Recycled Percussion The Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center in Bonita Springs presents Recycled Percussion, the junk rock band made famous on Americas Got Talent, at 4 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6. Tickets start at $25. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 389-6901 or swflpac.com.Foreign Film FGCUs Renaissance Academy screens Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears (USSR, 1980) at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7, at the universitys Naples campus. The story of three girlfriends from youth to old age. $5 for members, $7 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or fgcu.edu. Walk in Her Shoes The FGCU Renaissance Academy hosts a web walk through the life of Anne Frank from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at The Arlington. 7900 Arlington Circle. 3073000 or fgcu.edu. Art Opening Marco Island Historical Museum hosts an opening reception for Here and There, an exhibition of works by William Moseley, from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11. The show runs Aug. 2-Oct. 29. Free. 180 S. Heathwood Dr. 642-1440 or colliermuseums.com. Ill Be Seeing You Marco Island Center for the Arts screens Casablanca (1942) at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12. In the early days of World War II, an American expatriate meets a former lover in Morocco. Free, but donations appreciated. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or marcoislandart.org.Catch em all Collier County Museum hosts a Pokmon lure party from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at Collier County Museum with lure modules, themed activities and a scavenger hunt. 3331 Tamiami Trail E. 2528246 or colliermuseums.com.Return of the Double Dip Enjoy performances by Square 2 Improv and fiddler J. Rogers starting at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at the Marco Players theater. $20, cash or check at the door. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or themarcoplayers.com. WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO Its your last chance to catch The Baker Museums eighth annual Student Exhibition, which features artwork by over 500 Collier County Students, before it closes on July 31. Pictured above is Fall Landscape, painted by First Baptist Academy fourth grader Joseph Adam.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7 7.297.30-31 The Fort Myers Film Festival kicks off Thank God for Indie Mondays (T.G.I.M). at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center with host Eric Raddatz and co-host Melissa DeHaven. Happy hour starts at 6 p.m. and screenings start at 7 p.m. fortmyersfilmfestival.com8.1 Armed only Armed only with strategically with strategically placed top placed top hats, magicians hats, magicians Christopher Christopher Wayne and Wayne and Mike Tyler Mike Tyler bring bring magic, mirth and magic, mirth and strictly R-rated strictly R-rated fun to Barbara B. fun to Barbara B. Mann Performing Mann Performing Arts Hall at 8 p.m. Arts Hall at 8 p.m. Friday, July 29. Friday, July 29. bbmannpah.com bbmannpah.com The Naples Players musical production, Catch Me If You Can, closes at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 31. Based on the 2002 film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks, the play chronicles the true story of under-aged con artist Frank Abagnale, Jr., who uses a fake ID to scam his way into a job as a pilot at Pan American World Airways. naplesplayers.org Barnes & Noble counts down to the midnight release of J.K. Rowlings latest installment in her wizarding canon, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 30. Guests will enjoy themed activities, giveaways and a Muggle Wall, where they can share their favorite Harry Potter memories before sale of the new work begins. The party continues at 9 a.m. Sunday, July 31, and continues all day. The The PBR Pro Touring Division PBR Pro Touring Division comes to Germain Arena comes to Germain Arena at 8 p.m. July 29 and 30. 11000 Everblades Pkwy., Estero. at 8 p.m. July 29 and 30. 11000 Everblades Pkwy., Estero. germainarena.com germainarena.com # RIDE IT # RIDE IT WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOGarden Yoga Everglades Wonder Garden hosts a 9 a.m. yoga session courtesy of Gulfshore Yoga. Registration required. $5 for members, $10 for others. Registration required. 992-2591 or gulfshoreyoga.com. Foreign Film The FGCU Renaissance Academy screens Everlasting Moments (Sweden, 2008) at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, at the universitys Naples campus. In a time of social change and unrest, a young woman wins a camera in a lottery. $5 for academy members, $7 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or fgcu.edu.Morning Constitutional Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary welcomes early bird walkers to stroll the boardwalk from 8-11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16. $10-$25, registration required. 3489151 or corkscrew.audubon.org. Turtle Time Lovers Key State Park invites kids ages 6 and up to learn about sea turtles at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 18. Free, but registration required. 463-4588 or floridastateparks.org.Catch em all Collier County Museum hosts a Pokmon lure party from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday,Aug. 20, at Museum of the Everglades with lure modules, themed activities and a scavenger hunt. 105 Broadway Ave. W., Everglades City. 252-8246 or colliermuseums.com.Artist Reception East West Fine Art in Mercato hosts a meet-and-greet with sculptural painter Nicoletta Belletti from 2-4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22. Reservations required by Aug. 15. 9115 Strada Place. 821-9459 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Ancient Walk Tour the ancient bald cypress forest at Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Aug. 24. Free, but registration required. 348-9151 or corkscrew. audubon.org.Catch em all Collier County Museum hosts a Pokmon lure party from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at Immokalee Pioneer Museum with lure modules, themed activities and a scavenger hunt. 1215 3rd Ave., Immokalee. 252-8246 or colliermuseums.com.Twice as Entertaining The Marco Players hosts a double feature with performances by Square 1 Improv and fiddler J. Robert. at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27. $20, cash or check at the door. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or themarcoplayers.com. Piano Boy Piano prodigy Noah Waddell performs with the Southwest Florida Symphony at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, at the new Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center in Bonita Springs. $30-$40. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 389-6901 or swflpac.com. Free Concert Members of the Naples Philharmonic perform two chamber concerts at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, at Naples Botanical Garden and Headquarters Library. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org. Love to Hear Percussion Artis Naples hosts an up-close percussion demonstration for kids at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org. Foreign Film The FGCU Renaissance Academy screens The Diving Bell and the Butterfl y (France, 2007) at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at the universitys Naples campus. The true story of Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby, who suffers a stroke and has to live with an almost totally paralyzed body. $5 for members, $7 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or fgcu.edu.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 C9 FREE ADMISSION LAWN CHAIRS WELCOMEOn the lawn across from MASA and Silverspot CinemaA Night of Classic Rock Located just north of Vanderbilt Beach Road on U.S. 41239.254.1080 MercatoShops.com A showcase of local music, art, complimentary tastings and great shopping & dining deals. EVERY Tuesday from 6-8pm. For details join the e-newsletter at MercatoShops.com. 239.434.6533/thirdstreetsouth.com Every Saturday Morning from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Featuring Dozens of Vendors All Summer LongIn the Parking Lot behind Tommy Bahama between Third & Gordon Drive WHERE TO GOShow Me The Way Peter Frampton performs at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org. Moon River Friends of Lovers Key hosts moonlight kayaking through the park at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14. $15 for members. $20 for others. Kayak rental separate. (708) 359-0466 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Ahoy! The Marine Industry Association of Collier County hosts The Naples Boat Show Downtown from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 15-16, at Naples City Dock. Free. 682-0900 or miacc.org. Come Sail Away Dennis DeYoung and the Naples Philharmonic perform the music of Styx at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org. Comedy Legend Jerry Lewis performs at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center. $89-$130. Suite available. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 389-6901 or swflpac.com. Yard & Garden Collier County Extension Services hosts its annual SWFL Yard & Garden Show from 9-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22. Visitors will enjoy plant vendors, horticulture merchants, educational lectures and more. $4. 14700 Immokalee Road. 352-4800 or collier.ifas.ufl.edu.Chamber Concert Members of the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra perform baroque selections from Jean-Philippe Rambeaus Zas at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, at ArtisNaples Daniels Pavilion. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org. Community Day ArtisNaples invites the community to explore its campus from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 and enjoy a performance by members of Naples Ballet, who will be accompanied by Naples Philharmonic playing some of classical musics spookiest tunes. Free. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org. Sharp-Dressed Men ZZ Top performs at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or artisnaples. org.Chamber Concert Members of the Naples Philharmonic perform chamber selections by Brahms and Strauss at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at FGCUs U. Tobe Recital Hall. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org. Spoof-tacular Enjoy raucous political satire with musical spoofs and hilarious skits provided by The Capitol Steps at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at Artis Naples. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org. Opera Night Opera Naples presents a performance of Puccinis Turandot at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at ArtisNaples. 2408 Linwood Ave. 9639050 or operanaples.org. Email calendar listings and highresolution photos to Lindsey Nesmith at email@example.com. Please send Word or text documents and jpgs with time, date, location, cost and contact information. No pdfs or photos of fliers. Deadline for calendar submissions is noon Monday. No phone calls, please.
C10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Best Family Fun Activity Best of the Gulfshore Awards NaplesZoo.org I facebook.com/napleszooGet Closer! Closer to Animals. Closer to Nature. Closer to Family.239-262-5409 I 1590 Goodlette Rd. Naples, FL Discover zebras, leopards, lions, ride a camel and hand-feed a girae! Enjoy shows, a wild cruise through islands of monkeys, meet animal keepers and much more! Best Family F Best of the Gulf s ARTS COMMENTARYColoring outside the lines with very adult coloring booksColoring books have always been a thing with the preschool set. But now adults are learning the joys of coloring, too. Theres something pleasantly stupefying about picking up a crayon and coloring within the lines. Moms and dads, grandparents and even babysitters everywhere have discovered this while joining a little one whos contently coloring Personally, Ive never been one for staying within the lines. First of all, its not that fun. And its not too creative. I remember coloring when I was 3 years old. An older British woman, a friend of my moms, was babysitting me at the time. I remember a picture of a fire engine, in thick black outlines. Everyone colors their fire engines red, I told her. Im going to color mine green! Um hmm, thats nice, dearie, she replied. She must have thought I was either a simpleton or colorblind. I hope that fire engine never had to put out any fires in a forest itd be completely camouflaged. Of course, I lived in the city, and anything green would stand out among all that gray as much as red would. When I was growing up, the New York papers would hold coloring contests. Youd color the picture, cut it out, fill out the form with your name and address and age, and send it in. How quaint that must seem now. But I was thrilled to actually win a prize with my coloring a perpetual calendar in the shape of a flattened globe of the world. Still have it. But now, suddenly, grown-ups everywhere are coloring. And theres an explosion of coloring books directed towards their interests. Say goodbye to My Little Pony and Minions. Now there are coloring books for adults, with black outlined cats, butterflies and flower patterns. There are religious-themed coloring books: Color the Gospels and Color the Psalms, for example. Books based on movie and TV shows are getting into the act too: Ive seen coloring books for Dr. Who, Harry Potter and Game of Thrones. But the ones that have been grabbing my attention lately arent ones Ive seen in local chain bookstores and supermarkets. I stumbled upon them online, and the more I looked into it, the more I found an entire universe of coloring books Ive never seen before. Lets put it this way: if coloring books were music, the adult coloring books Ive seen up to this point were easy-listening music. But the ones that have piqued my interest online are punk rock and raucous rock n roll. One series takes a realistic look at various professions nursing, teaching, motherhood. # Nurselife is subtitled A Snarky Adult Coloring Book. It contains over 30 sayings, each one contained within a flower border: Florence Nightingale is my homegirl is probably the least snarky one in the book. Others say: Behind every stable, well-adjusted nurse is a patient waiting to change that before the shift is over, Dont confuse your Google search with my nursing degree and You cant fix stupid but you can sedate it. And, some more medical humor: The way to a mans heart is through his left anterolateral thoracotomy. And, as this is a year when we elect a new president, there are various coloring books about the candidates. Although theyre no longer in the running, you can still find coloring books about Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz. Theres Hilary: The Coloring Book, which has multiple Hilary Clintons on the cover, with a quartet of them wearing different-hued pant suits. It tells her history from her birth in Chicago to first lady to secretary of state to presidential candidate. And the last page shows her being sworn in as president, though the text for that image starts out, Who knows how things will go? (The coloring book, by the way, was created by a Canadian and a Brit.) And, though she wasnt picked to be a vice presidential running mate, theres also Elizabeth Warren: The Peoples Warrior Fighting Against the Overwhelming Power of BIG MONEY in America Political Cartoon Coloring Book. The images are disappointing, because, as the title says, theyre cartoons, and very amateurish ones at that. And I found The Ruth Bader Ginsburg Coloring Book: A Tribute to the Always Colorful and Often Inspiring Life of the Supreme Court Justice Known as RBG. Its a strange book, on one page comparing her to Buffy the Vampire Slayer and on another mentioning that she and fellow justice Antonin Scalia were extras and performed in full costume in the opera Ariadne auf Naxo. But the most entertaining by far has to be The Trump Coloring Book, which shows Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in a Superman outfit (with a T, instead of an S, of course,) standing with his hands on his hips on a rooftop. The books enormously clever, because it appeals to Trump-haters and Trump devotees both. If you believe Mr. Trumps a great man wholl fix our country and make America great again, then youll love the images of Trump in the oval office, or the one with his face on Mt. Rushmore, or the picture of him as Uncle Sam. But, if you think hes a narcissistic blowhard, then youll laugh at the images of him as Washington crossing the Potomac, his face replacing all four Beatles in the iconic Abbey Road photograph, or Mr. Trump as Elvis, as John Travolta in Saturday Night Fever, and as Willy Wonka. Are you for or against? Its up to you! Nows your chance to show The Donald in his true colors! says the back cover. And, in big, yellow-and-red comic book colors, it declares, Lets make coloring great again! And then there are an entire series of swearing coloring books. If youre easily offended, you may want to skip the next paragraph or two, as the airs about to turn very blue. (We had to put in a special request to the editors to buy more asterisks this week just to write this column!) There are coloring books called Scr*w You Im Coloring, F*ck Off, Im Coloring! Make Life Your B*tch, Chill the F*ck Out, Release Your Anger: An Adult Coloring Book with 40 Swear Words to Color, I Dont Give a Damn Coloring Book, Swearing Coloring Book Fifty Shades of Bullsh*t, I Love to F*cking Color And Relax With My Swear Word Adult Coloring Book and The Vulgar Offensive Very Adult Coloring Book: For Mature Audiences. If anything will convince you that coloring books are not just for the very young anymore, that collection of cursing coloring books will. Dammit! nancySTETSONnstetson@floridaweekly.com
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C12 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Located on the waterfront, we offer fresh, local fare in an open-air atmosphere. Come experience a little bite of Naples history. 239.263.2734 napleswaterfrontdining.com PUZZLES 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 HOROSCOPESPROPELLING ANSWERLEO (July 23 to August 22) The Big Cat needs to be wary of what appears to be a golden investment opportunity. That sure thing could turn out to be nothing more than a sack of Kitty Glitter.VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) You give of yourself generously to help others, but right now you must allow people to help you. Confide your problems to family and trusted friends. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Relationships benefit from a strong harmonious aspect. Things go more smoothly at work. Someone you thought youd never see again asks for a reconciliation. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) A minor distraction interferes with travel plans, but the delay is temporary. Meanwhile, expect to play peacemaker once again for feuding family members. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Keep that positive momentum going on the home front. Arrange your schedule to spend more time with your family. Youll soon have news about that job change. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) Control that possessive tendency that sometimes goads you into an unnecessary display of jealousy. You could be creating problems where none currently exist. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) A new project holds some challenges you hadnt expected. But dont be discouraged; youll find youre more prepared to deal with them than you realized. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Yours is the sign of the celestial Chemist, so dont be surprised if you experience a pleasant chemistry betwixt yourself and that new Leo in your life. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) A more harmonious aspect favors all relationships. Family ties with mates and children are strengthened. Libra is Cupids choice to win the amorous Aries heart. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) The bold Bull is ready to take on fresh challenges. Expect some opposition as you plow new ground but supporters will outnumber detractors. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) An upcoming job change could mean uprooting your family to a far-distant location. Weigh all considerations carefully before making a decision one way or the other. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) A long-standing problem is resolved by a mutually agreed upon compromise. You can now focus on getting the facts youll need for a decision youll soon be asked to make. BORN THIS WEEK: You enjoy being fussed over, as befits your royal Leonine nature. You also have a strong loyalty to family and friend.
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C16 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY KOVEL: ANTIQUESItems created by famous industrial designers popular with collectors BY TERRY AND KIM KOVELMany artists dont create just pictures or sculptures. They make furniture, jewelry, dinnerware or even kitchen tools and toys. In the 1920s and s, a new title came into use for these multitalented artists: industrial designer. These artists redesigned existing large machines like trains or trucks as well as small household goods like telephones and clocks. The result was better-looking objects that were less expensive to make. Most collectors today dont have space in their homes for the largest industrial machines, but they can find examples of smaller decorative items designed and made by these famous men. A few names to look for are Russel Wright (dinnerware, furniture, aluminum), Henry Teague (Kodak camera), Henry Dreyfuss (telephone), Viktor Schreckengost (Cowan pottery, pedal cars, dinnerware) and Bjorn Wiinblad (posters, furniture, dinnerware, tapestries, an animated film). At a Rago auction in Lambertville, N.J., a 1970s Wiinblad table and six matching chairs sold for $1,875. The black lacquered pieces each had a different colorful modern design. The set is a large example of Mr. Wiinblads talent. His ashtrays and dishes decorated with drawings of round-faced people in pseudo 19th-century clothes and often surrounded by vines, floral wreaths and trees can be found online and in shops for less than $50. Q: I have a platter and a pitcher that my grandfather brought back from England at the end of World War I. They both have Alhambra stamped on the back with what looks like a flying crown just about it. My father told me the trim is 24-karat gold. I never had the pieces appraised. Can you help? A: The Alhambra pattern was made by several different porcelain manufacturers, mostly in Austria, in the late 1890s to early 1900s. Alhambra decoration was inspired by Moorish designs of Grenada, Spain, and consists of geometric patterns ornamented with scrolls and gold trim. (Gold leaf is made in a wide range of colors and karats. Leaf made from 100 percent gold is 24 karat, so its entirely likely the trim on your pieces is 24K.) Pieces were often decorated by one company on blanks bought from other companies. Your platter and pitcher are worth $150 to $300 apiece. Q: I found four vintage baseball cards glued to the bottom of a dresser I bought at an estate sale. The players are Pete Appleton, Line Drive Nelson, Hank Greenberg and Red Kress. Im not a collector. Are they worth anything? A: Your baseball cards are part of the 1940 set by Play Ball and issued by Gum, Inc., a Philadelphia company that made Blony bubble gum. It was the largest bubble-gum producer in the United States. Play Ball cards were included with the gum from 1929-41. The 1940 set included 240 different cards. In 1948 Gum Inc. became Bowman, which was bought by Topps Chewing Gum in 1956. Your cards are of little value because they were glued to the dresser and are in poor condition. In poor condition, cards for Appleton, Kress and Nelson are worth about 5$. Hank Greenbergs card is worth more $30 in good condition, about $15 in poor condition because hes in the Hall of Fame. Q: Several years ago my father-in-law gave me a No. 55 Stanley Patent Universal Plane Set, made for making wood molding by hand. Its complete in the original box with all the plane parts and cutting blades. Does it have any value? Id like to donate it to a woodwork museum in Florida, where I live. A: The Stanley No. 55 plane was made from 1897-1963. It has an adjustable body made of nickel-plated cast iron and a rosewood handle and fences. It came with 55 standard cutters, which fit into four boxes. A No. 55 set like your with four boxes of cutters sold for $595 in recent years. You might be able to sell it at a tool show. Contact the Midwest Tool Collectors Association at mwtca. org for information about tool meets in your area. Tip: Never use mending tape or transparent tape on a book. It will eventually permanently damage the paper. Even Post-its eventually will leave a spot. Terry Kovel and Kim Kovel answer questions sent to the column. 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. Write to Kovels, Florida Weekly, King Features Syndicate, 300 W. 57th St., New York, NY 10019. This very modern-looking chair is part of a dining-room set designed by Bjorn Wiinblad in 1970. The six chairs and matching table sold earlier this year for $1,875. LUXE LIVINGFLORIDA WEEKLYTHE NAPLES LUXURY HOME REDEFINED JULY 2016 RANDALL PERRY PHOTOGRAPHY / COURTESY PHOTO N D DAL AL LP L P ERR ERR YP Y P HOT HOT OGR OGR APH APH Y/ Y / O CO C U U Designer Q&A Dynamic duo Laurie Walter and Diana Hall 2 Shopping TripPantone Colors of the Year for your home 6 Design SocietyOut and about at design events around town 8, 19 D D L L A A d S P a n o f y o u PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID PAGE 10 Cottage Life The Historic compound gets a facelift for one blended family seeking the perfect vacation retreat CALL YOUR ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE TODAY TO LEARN MORE ABOUT LUXE LIVING.9051 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 202, Naples, FL 34108 Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.com239.325.1960 RAN 16 LUXE LIVING JULY 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY MAKEOVER BY LINDA DONNELLYlinda.donnelly@ oridaweekly.comHere are some common complaints from homeowners needing a remodel: The ceilings are too low. The spaces feel narrow and confined. Theres too much mirror. The floral wallpaper is old-fashioned, and the cabinetry is clunky. And here is the confident response from Jinx McDonald Interior Designs to a client on the bay side of Gulf Shore Boulevard with one such dated mess: Weve got this! This couple has had an adventurous life traveling throughout the globe and wanted to bring a bit of that French/ Asian Colonial look to their new Naples condo. It would require a lot more that a new rug and fresh paint. The team at Jinx McDonald Interior Designs needed to move walls, rip out floors, add and update trim work, reconfigure closets and add cabinetry, built-in shelving and a new kitchen island. This was a true transformation from old to new. The tired trend of using mirrored walls to create the illusion of more space is officially gone for good. Instead, todays designers and builders are using larger windows, expansive sliding doors, higher ceilings and lighter paint colors for even better results. Starting with all the floors, it was clear that the carpeting throughout and the linoleum kitchen floor were of course, not desirable. A new mix of light and dark, the updated flooring is a combination of a wool blend sisal used wall-towall in the main living areas, a beautiful dark, wire-brushed hardwood in the kitchen and refreshed tile in the bathrooms. This client knew what they wanted, explains Minka McDonald, designer and daughter of founder Jinx McDonald. They spent years abroad in Hong Kong, and wanted to bring a bit of that old world Colonial style to Naples. The kitchen was perhaps the most dramatic result of the teams efforts. The before is the traditional galley design with a narrow footprint and very little prep/work space. By removing the entire wall on which the range was originally placed, Ms. McDonald was able to create the open floor plan that most homeowners want today. The new island provides tremendous storage as well as a new workspace that allows the hosts to stay connected with their guests. All new custom cabinetry and countertops in bright white, and transitional pendant light fixtures that tie in to the main fixture in the dining room, add the perfect touches to the f inal great room mixed-use space. Ms. McDonald brought a bold color palette of java, navy, white and red throughout. A focal point is the rich background created by the metallicbacked woven Phillip Jeffries wallpaper used in the living room and breakfast room. Fans and hardware all got an update and were selected to keep in line with the Colonial Asian style. Overall the space feels bigger, brighter and much more open, Ms. McDonald says. And it has the elegant, old world styling the couple so desired. Jinx McDonald Interior Designs 1959 Trade Center W ay 598-4800, ext. 3; jinxmcdonald.comCondo reduxA worldly couple transforms a dated home into a French/Asian Colonial dream reminding them of years in Hong Kong Above: Red Chippendale chairs, an Asian-style dining table with a java finish, a large espresso sideboard with rattan detailing and natural woven shades in a rich java finish create a Colonial aesthetic. Right: Removing the wall between the kitchen and living room transformed the old galley kitchen and completely opened up the condo. Crisp white cabinetry, Carrara quartz countertops and a continuous backsplash assist in enlarging the space. Above: The master bath was remade with a Carrara marble basketweave floor, Carrara tile shower walls and new cabinetry with a stunning Diamond Crystal Quartzite top and a botanical motif sink. Above right: A Phillip Jeffries woven metallic wallpaper provides an updated take on g rasscloth, and creates a rich background for the new built-in with lattice detailing. COURTESY PHOTOS A c n M m t c k m w s t l h f Before Before Before Before om FLO REACHING NAPLES & BONITAS MOST AFFLUENT READERS FLORIDA WEEKLYS MONTHLY LUXURY LIVING GUIDE LUXE LIVING is Florida Weeklys monthl y guide to living well in Naples. Readers will enjoy the latest in local design, architecture, gardening and more. LUXE LIVING publishes t he second week of every month in our Naples and Bonita Spring s editionsincluding our direct mailings to affluent communities.
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C18 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY naplesfujiyama.com239.261.43322555 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34103 6 6 SIX-COURSE ENTREES BUY 1, GET 1 50% OFF SUNDAY-THURSDAY ALL NIGHT FRIDAY-SATURDAY 5-6 PM & 9-10 PM HAPPY HOUR 5-7 PMOPEN 5-10 PM 7 DAYS A WEEK SAVE THE DATE Youth Haven holds its second annual pARTy with a Purpose from 7-10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19, at The von Liebig Art Center. Guests will enjoy live entertainment, a photo booth, food and drinks, raffle prizes and more, all while fundraising to support the art program for the young resident of Youth Havens emergency shelter for abused, abandoned or neglected children and teens. Tickets are $50. For reservations or more information, visit youthhavenswfl.org. PACE Center For Girls-Collier and White House|Black Market host the sixth annual Love That Dress! Collier from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. More than 500 fashionistas and a few brave men will stake their claim on new or gently loved dresses, bid in the silent auctions and enjoy camaraderie and cocktails. An afterparty will take place at Burn by Rocky Patel in Mercato. Tickets for $30 go on sale Aug. 1 online only at LoveThatDress.org. In the meantime, heres how you can donate a new or gently used dress to the cause: International Design Source 1959 Trade Center Way, hosts an Alice In Wonderland cocktail party and Dress Collection Party from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 28. If you cant make it to a dress collection party, then drop off your donations at any of the following: Dianes Fine Fashions, 4202 Gulf Shore Blvd. N.; Lux Boutique, 4262 Gulf Shore Blvd. N.; Bay Colony Golf Club, 9740 Ben Grass Bend; A. Jaron Fine Jewelry, 6310 Trail Blvd.; Naples Illustrated, 3066 Tamiami Trail N. For more information, call Marianne Kearns at 842-5406, email Marianne. firstname.lastname@example.org or visit lovethatdress.org. The Council of Hispanic Business Professionals hosts Latin Night: The Tastes and Sounds of the Dominican Republic Saturday, Sept. 17, at Wyndemere Country Club to benefit the CHBP and the Hispanic Council Foundation of Collier County. Tickets are $100 for individuals, $175 for two. Visit chbpnaples.org for reservations or more information. Waterside Shops hosts its fourth annual Craving Fashion food and fashion event from 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, to benefit Make-A-Wish Southern Florida and United Way of Collier County. Models wearing fashions from shops throughout the center will stroll the walkways, and more than 30 local restaurants will serve tastes of their specialty dishes and drinks. Purchase tickets for $50 at cravingfashion2016. eventbrite.com. For event updates, follow Craving Fashion on Facebook. Project HELP holds its 20th annual Chocolate Extravaganza from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at Hodges University, 2655 Northbrooke Drive in Naples. The fundraiser features a bounty of chocolate treats, savory hors doeuvres, wine, silent auction and music. Costumes are options but encouraged in keeping with a masquerade theme. Project HELP board member Laura Press Spiller is event chair; Arthrex and Candy Grandy are the first to pledge their support as sponsors. Tickets for $95 are available by calling the Project HELP office at 649-1404 or by going to projecthelpnaples.org/events. The nonprofit is seeking donations of chocolate cookies, candies, cakes, brownies and other bite-size items from restaurants, bakeries, chefs, stores and other businesses. Donors are invited to call the office if they can contribute 100 pieces of a chocolate item for guests to enjoy. Celebrating its 30th year in 2016, Project HELP is the state-certified rape recovery and victim services center serving all of Collier County. Free and confidential services are provided for people who are affected by sexual assault, human trafficking, sudden loss and other violent crime. The 24-hour helpline is 262-7227. Visit projecthelpnaples.org for more information. Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida hosts its 2016 Business Hall of Fame-Collier County the evening of Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. The event begins with cocktails and includes dinner along with recognition of this years Business Hall of Fame laureates. Junior Achievement students also attend and are seated with guests for dinner. For more information, call 225-2590 or email jgreenhoe@ jaswfl.org. Humane Society Naples holds its 18th annual Fashion Show & Luncheon: Rock for the Paws from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. The afternoon includes a silent auction, cocktail hour, lunch with wine and fashions for people and pooches. Models walk the runway with adoptable dogs at their side. Marilyns Distinctive European Fashion will outfit the human models. Well-behaved canines are welcome to accompany their owners. Tickets are $195, and sponsorships opportunities are available. Call 438-4616, email email@example.com or visit hsnaples. org/events. Youth Haven holds its third annual Uncorked wine pairing on Friday, Nov. 4, at Mediterra Beach Club. The annual Home, Hope and Healing Luncheon is set for Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at The Ritzmwaterfrontgrille.com|239.263.4421|4300 Gulf Shore Boulevard N Sunday Brunch Not Not ot ot ed ed ed ed as s s s Be Be Be e st s Br Br Bru Bru nc h in Nap l es, our me me nu nu nu n is the he he he ri ri ri ght ght gh g mix o f b oth bre bre akf akf ast ast an an d l dl d l unc un h s hs h s ele ele ctions f for po pul pul a ar w wee e ken ke ke d d d in ini ni ng. 10 10 10 AM AM :3 3 :3 0P 0 0P M M M
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C19 ALL ABOUT CLOSETSWe Create Function and Storage with Style. Innovative Design. Impeccable Craftsmanship. Flawless Service. Call for a Free Professional Design Consultation! Chas Hollan Email: firstname.lastname@example.org WWW.ALLABOUTCLOSETS.COM All About Closets is all about innovative design, impeccable craftsmanship and awless service. Our installations reect your dreams and your personality, while dramatically enhancing your home. Let me nd the perfect solution for you. rosedalepizza.com 239-325-96531427 Pine Ridge Road #105, NaplesTrue Neapolitan Pizza and Authentic Italian Food WEEKENDHAPPY HOURSaturday & Sunday 12:00pm:00pm Experience the Difference Good Taste Makes.MondayThursday 11:30am9:00pm Enjoy Half Price on House Wines, Domestic Beers and Select Appetizers! 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 July 28-August 4. CHEF BILLS SPECIALS SERVED ALL DAY!32 oz. bone-in Tomahawk steak served with two 1-pound Maine lobsters and chowder, salad, baked potato and veggies Two 1-pound Maine lobsters served with chowder, corn on the cob and drawn butter Two 2-pound Maine lobsters served with chowder, salad, corn on the cob and baked potatoes CHEF BILLS DINNER SPECIALS Served All Day! SUMMER KITCHEN HOURS THU-FRI-SAT SPECIAL $34.99 Twin 1-pound Maine lobsters served potato and corn on the cob MON-TUE-WED FEATURE $21.99Two 1-pound Maine lobsters served with corn on the cob and drawn butter (Twin lobsters cant be split) Carlton Golf Resort and will feature keynote speaker Jimmy Wayne, a foster care alumni who has used his musical success as a singer/songwriter as a platform to raise awareness for homeless youth and at-risk children who age out of the foster care system at 18. In 2010, he walked halfway across America and chronicled his journey in his New York Times bestselling memoir Walk to Beautiful. Youth Haven is Collier Countys only emergency residential shelter for children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, neglect or abandonment. For tickets or more information about the above events, call Angela Navarro at 687-5178 or email email@example.com. The 13th annual Hats in the Garden luncheon and fashion show to benefit Naples Botanical Garden takes place Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the Garden. This years chair is Kathryn Woods. Individual tickets are $550. Sponsorship opportunities range from $1,500 to $25,000. For information, email Meghan Gorman at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Immokalee Foundations 2016 Charity Classic Celebration, an evening of fine dining, entertainment and auctions of once-in-a-lifetime experiences to benefit TIF students, is set for Friday, Nov. 11, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. This years theme, 5 Years of We Are Immokalee, highlights the successes of TIF programs and students through the combined support of benefactors, corporate sponsors, mentors, community partners, instructors and volunteers. Guests will be able to support TIF student further during the galas Fund A Dream live bidding experience. Auction items include opportunities to fund college and vocational scholarships, reading support and intervention programs, summer camps and other programs that build leadership and life skills. TIF board members Don ONeill, Mac McDonald and Jay Stoney Stonesifer are coordinating TIFs largest fundraiser of the year. Tickets are $550; various underwriting and sponsorship opportunities are available. For details, call The Immokalee Foundation at 430-9122, email email@example.com or visitimmokaleefoundation.org. Friends and fans of Naples Equestrian Challenge kick up their heels for the 11th annual Bootstrap Boogie Barn Dance on Saturday, Nov. 12, at NEC headquarters off Goodlette-Frank Road. Dean and Junee Gardey, longtime supporters of NEC and the annual fundraiser, are this years co-chairs. Arthrex returns as Title Champion Sponsor for the event. Bootstrap Boogie guests enjoy live music, dancing, tasty vittles, mechanical bull rides, pony-pie bingo, barn tours and much more. This years event will pay tribute to the special relationship riders have with NEC therapy horses and how riding gives them the freedom to dream. For more information and to reserve tickets, call 596-2988. The 58th annual NCH Hospital Ball set for Saturday, Nov. 12, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort will benefit the initial planning for expanding and modernizing the NCH Baker Hospital downtown emergency department. Dr. Paul and Susan Jones are chairing the gala. Tickets for $500 and include dinner, live entertainment and dancing and live and silent auctions. The NCH Physician of the Year and Nurses of the Year awards are also presented every year at the ball. For tickets or information about sponsorship opportunities, call 624-2019 or visit nchmd.org/hospitalball. The Playhouse Partners of Gulfshore Playhouse invite theater fans to A Loverly Tea luncheon to celebrate the production of My Fair Lady from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the Naples Sailing & Yacht Club. Guests will enjoy a performance by the shows Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins. Tickets are $125. For more information, visit gulfshoreplayhouse.org. The inaugural Naples Holiday Soiree to benefit St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital is set for Thursday, Dec. 1, at the Club at Olde Cypress. For more information, visit stjude.org. CAPA Cultural and Performing Arts Center hosts the A Decade of CAPAbilities Tuesday evening, Dec. 13, at the Naples Sailing & Yacht Club. Claudia Polzin is honorary chair of the 10th anniversary gala. Ms. Polzin has been a friend and supported of CAPA for many of the 18 years she has resided in Southwest Florida. She is a consultant to nonprofits, working primarily with arts organizations in the areas of funding and program development. She serves on the board of the Naples Art Association, Naples Orchestra and Chorus, StayinMay Festival and Greater Naples Area Planned Giving Council. Her career has included serving as director of education and development for the Philharmonic Center for the Arts (now ArtisNaples) and director of development for the Guadalupe Center of Immokalee and the Community Foundation of Collier County. Tickets to A Decade of CAPAbilities are $295 and include a cocktail reception, entertainment by The Naples Carolers led by vocalist Rebecca Richardson, dinner and a live auction. The CAPA mission is to provide affordable cultural, educational and performance opportunities for the community while developing a new arts center to better serve the audiences and artists of Collier County. For more information, call 775-2800 or visit capacenter.org. Email details about your charity gala or fundraising soiree to Cindy Pierce at firstname.lastname@example.org. SAVE THE DATE POLZIN
C20 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY DREW ATTANASIO / COURTESY PHOTOS SOCIETYOpening night at the Sugden for Catch Me If You Can 1. Jacob Hartman, Jennifer Price, Zach Price and Rylee Price 2. Debbie Garnett, Wynne Ridgway, Susan Graffy and Paul Graffy 3. Cole Butcher, Kelsey Brown and Debi Guthrey 4. Alyssa Lee and Paul Nicodemi 5. David Magnante and Vilma Magnante 6. Katie Raleigh, front, with Frankie Federico, Anthony Henderson and Joe Byrne 7. Dawn Fornara and Randy Jones 8. Mike Santos, Frank Garofolo, Sophie Sawyer, Robyn Kugger and Susan Sawyer 1 3 4 7 6 2 8 5 AUTHENTIC RECIPES. FRESH INGREDIENTS. 4255 TAMIAMI TRAIL N. | NAPLES, FL 34103 239.302.1444 | www.felipestaqueria.com @FELIPESNAPLES TAMALES THIS WEEK:Chicken & Vegetable or Carnitas RojasFEATURED THIS WEEK:Chicken Enchiladas with rice, beans, ensalada, and an agua fresca or soft drink $9.42 MONDAY $2 off specialty cocktails TUESDAY $3.50 Red or White Sangria WEDNESDAY $4 Margaritas ALL DAY THURSDAY $1 off all draft beers FRIDAY $4 Margaritas from 4 PM 7 PMDAILY DRINK SPECIALS Chicken & Vegetable Vegetable Carnitas Rojas
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C21 BERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETYA Love That Dress! collection party at Clive Daniel Home 1. Corrinna Keller and Laurie Dambrauskaslyba 2. Susanne Silver, Debbie Rollins and Tina Ostrowski 3. Susan Trivison and Vrinda Albrecht 4. Elena Baker, William Baker and Patrick Post 5. Lian Lepesii, David Bath, Ken Crayson, Dreana Bath and Leslie Applebaum 6. Honey Kessler and Bob Kessler 7. Claudine Ehlers and Anne-Maria Case 8. Marianne Kearns and Alissa Krumm 9. Tania Miller and Mary Kelley ZajaczkowskiLike us on Facebook.com/NaplesFloridaWeekly to see more photos. We take more society and business networking photos at area e vents than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to oridaweekly.com and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and business networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. Email them to cpierce@ oridaweekly.com. wecantinthenewspaper. / Judy Seale 1 4 8 6 7 9 2 5 3 Get the Eyelashes youve always dreamed of.Regular price $25079$ 99First full set of Eyelashes www.amazinglashstudio.com Your Look. Your Style. Our Lashes.Franchies Available 2016 Amazing Lash Studio Franchise, LLCNorth NaplesLocated in the Shoppes at Vanderbilt 2349 Vanderbilt Beach Rd., Ste. 506 Naples, FL 34109Ph: 239.325.LASH (5274)Hours: Mon Fri: 9am 7pm / Sat: 9am 6pm / Sun: 10am 6pm
C22 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 239 435 1166 1177 THIRD STREET SOUTH, NAPLES FLORIDA CAMPIELLO.DAMICO.COM239 213 3357 494 FIFTH AVENUE SOUTH, NAPLES FLORIDA CAFELURCAT.COM239. 598 0887 MERCATO, NAPLES 9123 STRADA PLACE MASA-RESTAURANT.COM 239 659 0007 1205 THIRD STREET SOUTH, NAPLES FLORIDA DAMICOSCONTINENTAL.COMLunc SpeciaPick one from each category $14 per person DAILYWEDNESDAY ALL NIGHT$29.95 Sea & Lbste Sundab Datt Nighn3-Course Dinner $50 per couple Champagne TuesdaysProgressive Pour on Perrier-Jout Champagne by the Glass (Available in the lounge and bar only) Early Dining MenuLunch Special LUNCH SPECIALPick one from each category $12 per person DailySUNDAY DATE NIGHT3-Course Dinner $50 per coupleEARLY DININGDaily 5-6 PM 2-Courses $22.95 Happy HourDaily 4-6pm & 9pm-close $5 Wine, Beer, AppetizersPrix Fixe Menu Monday5-10pm 3 Courses $35/2 Off Bottle WineWednesday(Bottles under $100)Ave n ue on th5 CHARLIE MCDONALD / FLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETYAn evening at The Ritz for the Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation 1. Jay Baker, Martha Reeves and Patty Baker 2. Trish Venture, Bob Ventura and Terri Moellers 3. John Jordan and Barbara Jordan 4. Stacy Deffenbaugh 5. Kirsten Ferrara, Linda Richards Malone, Al Rupp and Shelia Smith Davis 6. Marla Weiss and Allen Weiss 7. Lindsey Pittman and Brett Pittman 8. Emily James and John James 9. Anne Rubin and Mark RubinLike us on Facebook.com/NaplesFloridaWeekly to see more photos. We take more society and business networking photos at area e vents than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to oridaweekly.com and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and business networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. Email them to cpierce@ oridaweekly.com. 1 4 7 8 9 2 5 3 6
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C23 *Applies to 50 and 80 minute services. MondayThursday. Must be enjoyed on same visit. Your Favorite Spa Service just got better! b | tnf r r nt N.WS. tf.n. (t) b t ntfr, nttntr n | btn | fr | tbfrtf rbtn | tb | rtb | t | t | SIERRA BALDWIN / FLORIDA WEEKLY SOCIETYBelieve & Receive conference for woman at Tree of Life Church 1. Joyce Schneider and Gaby Gutierrez 2. Ruth Ramirez and Tyler Toll 3. Linda McDowell, Raquel Viera and Deanna Harris 4. Paula LaLande, Heather De La Torre and Kimberly Mazzulo 5. Liced Santana, Connie Puerta and Evangelina Preissel 6. Gaby Gutierrez and Joyce Schneider 7. Mia Kaywell, Janice Hale and Megan FierroLike us on Facebook.com/NaplesFloridaWeekly to see more photos. We take more society and business networking photos at area e vents than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to oridaweekly.com and view the photo albums from the many events we cover. You can purchase any of the photos too. Send us your society and business networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. Email them to cpierce@ oridaweekly.com. 1 3 5 6 7 4 2
C24 WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY FISHRESTAURANT WATERFRONT DINING AT ITS BEST MORE THAN JUST FISH!SUNTHU LUNCH: 11:30AMPM DINNER:THE VILLAGE ON VENETIAN BAY Gulf Shore Boulevard North, Naples, Florida 3-COURSE DINNERChoice of 2 Salads or Soup, plus Choice of 11 Entrees and Key Lime Pie for DessertPrice not inclusive of beverage, wine, liquor, tax and gratuity. No substitutions or promotional gi certicates. 11:30AM-3PM LUNCH SPECIAL1-Plate, 2-Course Lunch 4PM-7PM 1/2 PRICEHAPPY HOUR $5 Bar Menu FREE OF EQUAL OR LESSER VALUE. Offer expires 8-4-16. Not valid with any other coupons. is summer, all of our hours are happy at Ridgway!50% OFFExcluding Bottles of WineAll DrinksAVAILABLE IN OUR COURTYARD, DINING ROOMS OR AT THE BAR 1300 ird Street South (facing 13th Avenue South) Naples, FL 34102239.262.5500ridgwaybarandgrill.com SIP & STAY AWHILE... PAST REPASTSHere are some capsule summaries from previous restaurant reviews: Araya Sushi Asian Grill, 2650 Immokalee Road, Naples; 593-3344 The creators of Fuji Sushi Bar & Asian Bistro, Jon and On Augsondthung, provide a more upscale experience with equally great food at Araya. Like Fuji, it offers great stellar sushi plus cooked Thai and Japanese dishes. Try any of the dozen yakitori items, priced by the skewer, and dishes like sauted chicken livers with asparagus, spicy tuna nachos and carpaccio of hamachi with jalapenos. A tiger roll shrimp tempura with asparagus, avocado, rice, seaweed, sesame seeds, masago, smoked salmon, eel and wakame was huge and wonderful. A nightly special, the mummy roll, contained spicy blue crab in rice paper with mango sauce, tobiko and gold flake. Grilled salmon with baby bok choy and lychee duck curry were as delicious as the sushi. Beer and wine served. Food: 1/2 Service: 1/2 Atmosphere: 1/2 Reviewed July 2014 Coastal Peruvian Seafood & Grill, 5477 Airport-Pulling Road N., Naples; 631-6943 This lovely restaurant provides a refreshing space in which to dine on exceptionally good food. Owners Chris and Fabiola Santos are hospitable and helpful as they introduce guests to their menu. Of the various ceviche variations, we enjoyed the Ceviche 200 Miles, a sprightly blend of shrimp, squid, mussels, fish, red onions, sweet potato and corn that had a bite but wasnt fiery hot. Marina sliders held fried red snapper fillets topped with aji amarillo-pineapple chimichurri on firm, yeasty minibuns. The Poseidon Fest was a montage of seafood cooked in the restaurants Josper oven, which renders proteins crisp outside, juicy within. And the Savage Tacu Tacu was a great rendition of rice and lentil pancakes with a tender skirt steak and sweet plantains. Beer and wine served. Food: 1/2 Service: 1/2 Atmosphere: 1/2 Reviewed January 2016 Figs Grille, 25987 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; 390-1700 Four years after a memorable debut, Figs still upholds a high level of quality in food and service undoubtedly thanks to the impeccable standards of chefowner Sam Tadros. Those whove only experienced calamari battered and fried may find Figs grilled version a happy revelation: Long tender tubes of squid are gently charred then marinated in olive oil, garlic and fresh herbs. Fried shrimp are lightly breaded and garnished with delicious figs, mandarin orange-red onion relish and soy ginger glaze. Fig chutney and port wine sauce give roasted duck a fruity flourish. A lightly sweet anisettetinged beurre blanc proved a heavenly pairing for miso-marinated black cod, served with unexpected sides of spinach sauted with tomatoes and white beans and a crusty Parmesan-angel hair pasta cake. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed October 2015
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 C25 1585 Pine Ridge Road, Suite 5, Naples, Florida 34109 239.592.0050 NoodlesCafe.comLUNCH/MONSAT 11:30 to 4DINNER/MON-SAT 4 to 10 & SUN 4 to 9LUNCH 11:30 to 3 SUSHI$9.99 PASTA$5.99PURCHASE OF A NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE REQUIRED. INCLUDES BOTTLE OF HOUSE WINECHOICE OF NOODLES ORIGINAL FAVORITE: Famous Chicken and Broccoli with Garlic & Oil Penne A La Vodka Sauce Homemade Meatball with Spaghetti Italian Sausage Onion Peppers Homemade Fettuccine Chicken Carbonara Homemade Lasagna Chicken ParmesanWITH A CARAFE OF SAKEINCLUDES TWO APPETIZERS: Edamame & Potstickers CHOICE OF TWO SUSHI ROLLS California Roll Vegetable Roll JB Roll with Salmon & Cream Cheese Mexican Roll Escolar & Asparagus Roll T una & Cucumber Roll Rainbow Roll(Assorted Fish on Top of a California Roll)ITALIAN SUSHIDINNER FOR 2 $29.954-6PM EARLY DINING, ORDER MUST BE PLACED BY 6PM Cannot be combined with any other offers, specials or coupons; not valid on holidays. OR THE DISHThe Dish: Tuna Ceviche The Price: $11.50 The Place: Figs Grille 25987 Tamiami Trail S., Bonita Springs 390-1700 The Hours: 4:30-9:30 p.m. every day The Full Menu: figsgrille.com The Details: It was early evening on a typical hot summer day, and the idea of a nicely chilled appetizer simply could not have appealed more. This one was as refreshing and tasty as it was picturesque, artfully arranged on a handful of arugula in an oversized martini glass. Chunks of sushi-grade tuna were gently tossed in olive oil and soy sauce and mixed with figs, shaved almonds, just the right amount of red onion, some lime and fresh herbs. One More Thing: My dining companion wasnt feeling the days heat at much as I was, so he opted for a hot appetizer of pan-fried goat cheese served with arugula, figs with port wine and a lovely lingonberry reduction ($11.95). Knowing how much I enjoy anything involving goat cheese, he kindly insisted I have one of the four plump discs of creamy deliciousness that comprised his order. Heaven. Cindy Pierce email@example.com
C26 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 239.631.6088 thewinecellarofnaples.comLocated in the Mercato at 9118 Strada Place, Suite 8110, Naplesinfo@thewinecellarofnaples.comTemperature-Controlled Wine Cellar Wine Dinners Wine Classes Wine Tastings Personal Concierge Service Prompt, Free Delivery Now Shipping Via Fed Ex Gift Cards Available NOW SERVING 5 OF OUR WINES BY THE GLASS DAILY NAPA VALLEY WINE TRIP October 13-16 Your Host: Donny Sanders Call Store for Details ONLY 6 SEATS LEFT!DISCOVER FINE WINE Th Uimat Win Buyin Experienc! CUISINE NEWS Coastal Peruvian Seafood and Grill celebrates 195 years of Peruvian independence with live music, $5 drink specials and a special five-course prixfixe menu from 11:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, July 28-29. The menu features a custom brew, Chicha Ale, specially made for the event by Darwin Brewing Company in Bradenton. The beer incorporates flavors such as purple corn, cassia buds, pineapple and clove that call to mind the countrys traditional beverage, chicha. Included in the menu are cebiche de corvina (Pacific corvina, lime juice, yellow pepper tiger milk, red onions, sweet potatoes and cilantro), veal anticuchos skewer (char-grilled veal chops with yucca tostones topped with rocoto), causa de camarn (chimichurri and huancaina dressed shrimp atop potatoes mashed with yellow chili pepper paste and lime juice), lomo saltado (beef tenderloin served with fried potatoes and fresh tomatoes in a saltado reduction) and chocoluma (lucuma fruit served with chocolate and coconut drizzle on an Oreo crust. This event will be our way of celebrating our national holiday with our customers, friends and family, said owner Fabiola Santos, who runs the restaurant with her husband, chef and co-owner Christopher Santos. Theres actually a pretty large Peruvian population in Naples and our special menu of traditional dishes will make them feel right at home and still be familiar to those who have never had Peruvian cuisine before. The dinner is $40 per person at Coastal Peruvians North Naples location, 5447 Airport-Pulling Road in the Bed, Bath & Beyond Plaza. For more information about the restaurant and the celebration, call 631-6943 or visit coastalperuvian.com. The Good Life welcomes its new cooking instructor, Laurie Richardone, in August when she takes over kitchen stores culinary education program. A self-taught chef, Ms. Richardones focus will be on healthy organic meals with a good dose of gluten-free instruction. My education is about eating healthy, organically grown ingredients whenever we can, she said. Ive been studying the art of mixing ingredients my whole life and Im passionate about what I do and I want to share that with the community.A new transplant from Santa Fe, N.M., Mr. Richardones culinary experience draws on her Italian heritage and her holistic skin and hair care line, LR Modern Alcemy. She is a certified pastry chef and credits her father, who was a northern Italian chef, and her Italian grandmother with instilling in her a love of food and quality ingredients. Mr. Richardone also looks forward to teaching students at The Good Life about using different flours and baking ingredients to create delicious desserts free of wheat. Mr. Richardones first class is titled Small Plates and is scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12, where she will instruct students on dishes like summer gazpacho, Portobello fries and almond coconut cake. For more information on The Good Lifes classes, call 514-4663 or visit goodlifenaples.com. Take Note: St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus Council 11281 host White Castle Slider Tribute Night II at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11. Guests will enjoy the iconic mini-burgers and a musical tribute to Elvis, courtesy of local performers Joe Marino and All the Kings Men. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. 625 111th Ave. N. (732) 672-4109 or stjohntheevangelist. weshareonline.org. 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: Bison The Healthful Red Meat: Thursday, Aug. 6 ($65); Summer Menu Small Plates: Friday, Aug. 12 ($65); French Country Cooking: Wednesday, Aug. 17 ($65) Sur La Table, 9501 Strada Place, Mercato; 598-1463 or surlatable.com: Dining Al Fresco: Friday, July 29 ($33.96); Spectacular Summer Brunch: Saturday, July 30 ($33.96); Secrets of Spanish Paella: Saturday, July 30 ($33.96); Date Night Summer in Tuscany: Saturday, July 30 ($38.96); Summer Flavor Peaches: Sunday, July 31 ($33.96); Great Grilling Salads: Sunday, July 31 ($33.96); Global Gourmet Burgers: Sunday, July 31 ($33.96); Cooking Down by the Shore: Monday, Aug. 1 ($79); Great Grilled Pizza: Tuesday, Aug. 2 ($69); Fresh & Healthy Mexican: Wednesday, Aug. 3 ($69). COURTESY PHOTOChocoluma, the featured dessert on Coastal Peruvians celebration menu, blends the lucuma fruit with chocolate and coconut.
CUISINEJimmys Bait-N-Tackle reels them in with tasty food, retro attitudeFor those of you who hadnt yet arrived in Naples in the 1970s, it was a sleepy, laid-back sort of place and a much more seasonal community. That was the era before The RitzCarlton Corp. built two signature hotels in town and the Naples Winter Wine Festival became one of the worlds top charity wine fests. Star chefs werent flocking to Fifth Avenue and, as a result, restaurants were generally more casual and simple. Those were the days in which owner Jimmy McDonnell grew up in Naples and its the era he is trying to bring back, if only for the time it takes to eat dinner or enjoy a few drinks with friends, at his new, down-home establishment, Jimmys Bait-N-Tackle Pubgrille. The son of the late, great defense attorney, Michael McDonnell (his law degree and 1960s military photo are mounted prominently in the entranceway), Jimmy McDonnell has set up shop in the sprawling bar and restaurant in front of the Ramada Inn on U.S. 41, formerly home to Pompano Grill and, before that, Pates. Mr. McDonnells treatment of the space with its retro photos of longgone tourist stops and a plethora of pictures of people having fun in the Florida sun intermingled with life preservers and other nautical kitsch fits like a comfortable pair of broken-in jeans. It invites customers to show up in their shorts and T-shirts, flip flops or Topsiders and settle in for an inexpensive meal, adult beverage or perhaps a game of pool. And while all thats a refreshing change, the real news is that the food is Florida based and is pretty darned good. The seafood is fresh and limited to conch, Florida shrimp, gulf snapper, mahi and grouper. No halibut, salmon, cod and, thankfully, nary a sight of the dreaded tilapia or basa on the menu. That means fish and chips are made with mahi. Tacos contain mahi. And the only fish platter available is snapper fried, grilled or blackened. Jimmys keeps it simple but inventive, with a playful menu that offers Chum (aka, appetizers) such as Garys Green Southern Caviar (boiled peanuts), Cousin Petes Pork Potato Boats, B&T wings and the Okeechobee Hog Sundae (Nathans hot dogs on mashed potatoes, onions, spiced pork, bacon, shredded cheese, all broiled and topped with Franks wing sauce and mustard). For more hearty fare, there are Tamiami tacos, fried shrimp, the aforementioned fish and chips, burgers, Ma and Pa Rooks Fried Yard Bird (fried chicken), chops, snapper, grouper sandwiches and even a portabella stack for vegetarians. A cup of Fines Famous Conch Chowder ($7.75) arrived hot and fragrant, the tomato base chock full of carrots, celery, green pepper, onions and shreds of conch all seasoned nicely and served with the requisite packages of saltine crackers.Cracked conch ($14.14) was a refreshing change from doughy fritters. Instead, conch is pounded thin then fried and served with sweet guava remoulade. I cant say I tasted much guava in that remoulade but it did have a sweet note that worked well with the crisp coating and slightly chewy conch. There was a longer than usual lapse between when we finished our appetizer and the arrival of our entrees. Thats better than having entrees arrive too early but it was a good 25 minutes between courses, a bit longer than desirable. I would liken it to waiting for a fish to bite.We amused ourselves by checking out the dozens of photos mounted on the walls presumably submitted by patrons as requested by the proprietor who has created a Wall of Fame on which he will mount photos of you fishing, playing or having fun in Naples. At long last, our apologetic server arrived with two round plates containing our entrees. Mine was a generous portion of blackened snapper ($22.22). Other options are fried or grilled. The fish was moist and well-seasoned but not overly spicy, which sometimes happens with blackening. A small container of what tasted like orange marmalade accompanied it and provided a sweet counterpoint to the spices. The fish came with a choice of two sides. I tried the onion rings, which were crisp, hot and sweet, and the cole slaw, which was cold, fresh and in need of some zip. The Tamiami tacos ($14.14) were terrific. Grilled mahi mahi was chopped into small pieces then combined with cilantro, cumin, slaw and pickled jalapenos then topped with an avocado drizzle served in soft tacos. The flavors and textures worked fabulously together. With three tacos and a side of slaw, this was a filling dish. For dessert, we tried a slice of Pelican Pie ($7.77), which mercifully contains no birds. Its the pubs version of Key lime pie. It is not made on premises and was the weakest of the items we ordered. The filling had a gelatinous consistency, the whipped topping was lackluster and a raspberry sauce drizzled over it looked pretty but clashed with the somewhat tart flavor of the pie. Our server and the others I saw moving around the room were friendly and helpful, answering questions about the whimsical menu patiently and knowledgably. The lag between courses notwithstanding, it was a good and inexpensive dinner, one you dont have to dress up for. With low prices, good food and a sense of fun, Jimmys is likely to hook you once youve tried it. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C27 LUNCH SPECIALS Daily from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. BAR HAPPY HOUR Half Price Alcoholic Beverages & Tapas Selections$ Daily from 11:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.LIVE ENTERTAINMENT Nightly from 8:30 p.m. to Closing TWO HAPPY DINNERS $34.95 Offered Sun-Thu 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. & Fri-Sat 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.Featuring Local Seafood & Florida Fresh Produce. Add House or Caesar Salad $5. Add Preferred Liquor at Happy Hour Price. Specially discounted products cannot be combined with other promotions. CLOSED ON MONDAYS DURING AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER Jimmys Bait-N-Tackle Pubgrille, Ramada Inn, >> Hours: 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday >> Reservations: No >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: appetizers, $4.55-$25.25; sandwiches and entrees, $8.88-$22.22 >> Beverages: Full bar >> Seating: Booths, tables and high tops, at the bar, out on the patio >> Specialties of the house: Florida seafood >> Volume: Moderate >> Parking: Free lot >> Website: baitntacklenaples.comRatings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: 1100 Tamiami Trail N., Naples; 434-0000. Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor KAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLYCracked conch with guava remoulade is one of the appetizers offered at Jimmys Bait-N-Tackle. karenFELDMANcuisine@floridaweekly.com Pelican Pie is Jimmys version of Key lime.
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After being named recipient of the Naples Daily News Peoples Choice Awards Gold Award for Best Developer, The Ronto Group announced that Naples Squares walk-able lifestyle and the availability of one and twostory, two and three bedroom plus den open concept floor plans with that feature openair terraces continue to generate strong sales. Naples Square is being developed by Ronto at the corner of 5th Avenue South and Goodlette-Frank Road in downtown Naples. The community is bringing a sense of cohesion to downtown by connecting 5th Avenue to Bayfront with access on 10th Street via 3rd Avenue South. Construction of Naples Square Phase II is scheduled for completion in first quarter, 2017, a timeframe that will allow residents to enjoy their new homes during the 2017 season. With sales contracts worth over $51 million already processed, Phase II is over 75% sold. Eighteen Phase II residences remain available. Nine floor plans, four of which are sold out, are included in the Phase II offering. The one and two story, two and three bedroom plus den floor plans range from over 1,200 to over 3,800 square feet under air and are priced from the $600s. The plans feature openconcept living areas, open-air terraces, and controlled access under-building parking. Five Phase II plan choices are available. Base-priced at $630,000, the Phase II Alton great room plan features 1,268 square feet under air plus a 235 square feet balcony. The Alton includes two bedrooms and two full baths. The great room and owners bedroom open to the balcony. The kitchens counter height bar and food preparation area includes a double stainless steel sink, dishwasher and seating. The plans open feeling continues with a dining area that merges with the great rooms seating area. The plan includes a walk-in closet in the owners bedroom, and a separate laundry room. The two-bedroom plus den, two-bath Phase II Ballard plan offers 1,529 square feet of air conditioned living space plus a 203 square feet open-air balcony and is basepriced at $740,000. The great room, master bedroom, and guest bedroom open to the balcony. An optional pocketing door is available to provide ensuite guest quarters. A counter-height island in the kitchen offers seating as well as a stainless steel sink, dishwasher and a food preparation area. Base-priced at $825,000, the Phase II Chelsea two-bedroom plus den, two-anda-half bath plan includes 1,843 square feet of air conditioned living space and a comfortable 238 square feet balcony. The great room, master bedroom, and guest bedroom all open to the balcony. The plan features a kitchen with a peninsula counter height bar and food preparation area with a double sink and dishwasher. The owners suite includes double walkin closets and a bath with a glass-enclosed shower and tub and separate vanities. Naples Squares Phase II Denison plan offers 2,264 square feet under air and a 290 square feet balcony. Based priced at $1,075,000, the plan features three bedrooms, a den, three baths, a family room and dining room, an island kitchen with counter height bar seating, and a wraparound balcony accessed from the family room, dining room, and one of the guest bedrooms. The owners suite includes a bedroom with a private balcony, walk-in closets, and a bath with separate vanities, a soaking tub, glass-enclosed shower, and a separate water closet. A penthouse Denison residence on Phase IIs top floor is base-priced at $1,175,000. The two-story Phase II Franklin plan offers 2,857 square feet with three bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, a living room with a two-story ceiling and double-stacked windows, a dining room, an island kitchen, and a second floor with a 330 square feet flex room, the owners suite, a guest suite, and a laundry room. An optional elevator is available. A glass enclosed shower, soaking tub, and separate vanities are included in the owners bath. The Phase II Franklin features a private oversized one-car garage accessed from the residence and is base-priced at $1,400,000. The Phase II residences will present the luxurious finishes that are the hallmarks of Naples Square. Standard details include porcelain tile flooring in the living areas, kitchens and baths in sizes up to 24 x 24, 8-foot solid core interior doors, 8-foot exterior and sliding glass doors, contemporary, lever-style door hardware, 8-inch clean-lined baseboards, 7-inch crown molding per plan, ventilated wood shelving in the bedroom, linen and pantry closets, and separate laundry rooms with a Whirlpool Duet front load washer and dryer and a utility sink in most plans. The kitchens include KitchenAid Architect Series II stainless steel appliances, European frameless construction, full-overlay cabinetry with a variety of door profiles, finish selections and hardware, a stainless steel, under-mount sink, and multiple granite and quartz countertop options that are three centimeters thick. The master bath features marble-topped vanities with dual sinks, large showers with bench seats and glass enclosures, soaking tubs with most floor plans, and separate water closets. The Ronto Group is accepting Phase III reservations at Naples Square. Eight one and two story, two and three bedroom plus den Phase III floor plans range from 1,460 to 3,238 square feet under air and are base-priced from $695,000 to $1,550,000. The Phase III plans offer enlarged and re-named iterations of the Phase I residences. The Phase III kitchens will feature an enhanced appliance package with a gas cooktop and hood and a wall mounted oven and microwave. The Naples Square Sales Gallery at 100 South Goodlette-Frank Road in downtown Naples is open daily. Visit NaplesSquare.com. Naples Square continues to generate sales WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 1SPONSORED CONTENT YOUR GUIDE TO NEW HOME COMMUNITIES IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA Above: The Phase I Denison model is one of three furnished Naples Square models available for viewing with a sales associate. Naples Squares unique club room offers an ideal setting for socializing and includes a large counter-height bar table in a recycled glass material and a bar accent wall with a Mother of Pearl wall covering. Left: With binding and pending sales contracts worth over $51 million already processed, Phase II at Naples Square is over 75% sold. Just 18 Phase II residences remain available. Nine floor plans, four of which are sold out, are included in the Phase II offering.
Kalea Bays First Tower Reaches 19th Floor Clubhouse also under constructionKalea Bay, a gated, resort-lifestyle community located on Vanderbilt Drive in North Naples, has set a new standard for luxury residential high-rise living. The incredibly-designed residences at Kalea Bay, combined with spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico, the Cocohatchee River and a pristine nature preserve, have propelled the community to become one of the hottest-selling properties this year. As of mid-July, the construction on our first tower has reached the 19th floor, stated Inga Wilson, Kalea Bays Vice President of Sales & Marketing. At the current pace, the building should be celebrating its topping off around the third week of August. The 22-story tower, with 120 residences, will have 20 floors of residences over two floors of parking. From my office in the sales center I can observe the construction progress on a daily basis, said Wilson. Its not only exciting for me, but also for those whove already purchased and even the visitors who have come to the sales center for the first time. Six floor plans are available at Kalea Bay with prices currently starting at $1.3 million. Residences 1 and 6 are 4-bedroom/4bath plans with 3,755 total square feet. Residences 2 and 5, with three-bedrooms plus den and three-and-a-half baths, have 3,835 total square feet while residences 3 and 4 are four-bedroom/four-bath plans with 3,921 total square feet. All residents of Kalea Bay will revel in gulf views, open floor plans, a private elevator leading directly into their residence, 9-foot 2-inch high ceilings and wood floors throughout. The custom kitchens have Wolf and Subzero appliances, a natural gas range, Downsview cabinetry, quartz countertops, a Butlers pantry and oversized island. Our kitchens feature an open design we call lifestyle designs that blends the kitchen seamlessly into the living and dining rooms, perfect for todays hosts and hostesses, said Wilson. The layout of the kitchen can be experienced firsthand through a replica of one in our sales center. The master bedroom includes an oversized walk-in closet while the master bath has his and hers vanities, quartz countertops, luxury cabinetry, a soaking tub and separate glass-enclosed shower. All master suites, kitchens and main living areas have direct views to the water and preserve, stated Wilson. That means all of our residents have front row seats for our spectacular sunsets. Additional residential features include floor-to-ceiling windows and doors that open to large lanais with transparent glass rails. High-tech wiring and fully equipped laundry rooms round out the list of features. Wilson says dramatic views are available to every single resident, not matter which floor they live on. Thats because the towers amenities are located on the rooftop, explained Wilson. That includes our sky lounge, a dramatic pool and the open-air fitness center. From the rooftop, residents can enjoy daily views of the Gulf of Mexico, the nature preserves and two beaches ranked among the best in the United States. Those beaches include Barefoot Beach Preserve Park, which was ranked #2 nationally in 2015, and Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, which was ranked #9, said Wilson. The first residential high-rise tower at Kalea Bay will be completed in the summer of next year. However, it wont be the only building on-site to reach that milestone. Currently, Kalea Bays community clubhouse area is also under construction and slated to be completed around the same timeframe, said Wilson. Our clubhouse area will be the social and recreational centerpiece of the community. Kalea Bays 88,000-square-foot clubhouse is located on the north side of the large lake at the communitys entrance. It will feature three individual pools, including a resort pool, an adults-only pool and a childrens pool, plus an expansive pool deck, an open air bar, an indoor/outdoor restaurant, a snack bar, an Internet cafe and a gifts and sundries shop. All three pools will overlook the lake and provide a multitude of recreational options for everyone who lives and visits here, said Wilson. Expansive sun decks with lounge chairs and native, tropical plants will separate each of the three pools for the ultimate in privacy. If basking in the sun or taking a refreshing dip in the pool isnt on a residents schedule, perhaps meeting friends for lunch, dinner or drinks is. We have the perfect place for all three, said Wilson. The indoor/outdoor restaurant will serve phenomenal meals throughout the day. And what better way to celebrate the good life in Florida than meeting family and friends for drinks while watching the sun set over the Gulf of Mexico. This is what living in Florida is supposed to be. Just a short walk from the clubhouse will be the tennis pavilion with six lighted Har-Tru tennis courts. Nearby are 24 guest suites to accommodate overnight guests and family members. Having that number of guest suites is unusual for a luxury high-rise community, but its an amenity many of our residents are excited about especially when they have extended family visiting, said Wilson. There will also be a shuttle service, originating from the clubhouse, to the beach. For more information regarding Kalea Bay visit the on-site sales center. It is located on Vanderbilt Drive, just north of Wiggins Pass Road at 13910 Old Coast Road in North Naples. Additional information is available by calling (239) 793-0110 or online at KaleaBay.com. Above: This recent aerial of Kalea Bay shows the first tower reaching skyward as construction also continues on the clubhouse on the far right. The 22-story tower at Kalea Bay will have 120 residences. Kalea Bays first tower was designed with rooftop amenities, including a sky lounge, spectacular pool and open-air fitness center. Left: Kalea Bay residences have open floor plans with 9-foot high ceilings. 2 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
GRAND OPENING CELEBRATIONTOUR FOUR NEW LUXURY ESTATE MODEL HOMES Saturday and Sunday from 12p.m.p.m. FLStockDevelopmentBROKER PARTICIPATION WELCOMED. ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS REFERENCE SHOULD BE MADE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. NOT AN OFFERING WHERE PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW. PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. BONITA BAY AND ITS ASSOCIATED LOGO ARE TRADEMARKS OF BONITA BAY PROPERTIES, INC., AND ARE USED UNDER LICENSE.For directions and complete listings of all our models & communities please visit StockDevelopment.comPark Shore 3750 Fountainhead Lane 4 Bed/4.5 Bath | 4,189 sq.ft. $3,795,000 Interiors by Clive Daniel HomeNow, thats a ONE LEADING BUILDER. FOUR UNIQUE HOMES TO EXPERIENCE.You can tell just by looking its a Stock Signature Home. We create exquisite homes that make masterful statements and are irresistibly inviting to live in. Come experience one of our fully furnished models during this weekends Grand Opening and nd the home of your dreams! Esplanade Golf & Country Club of Naples Windsor III4 Bed/4.5 Bath | 4,155 sq.ft. $2,086,590 Interiors by Vogue InteriorsIsles of Collier Preserve Cocoplum4 Bed/4.5 Bath | 3,578 sq.ft. Estate homes from $1 million Interiors by Soco Interiors BABCOCK RANCH | BONITA SPRINGS | FORT MYERS | MARCO ISLAND | NAPLES | PALM BEACH | SARASOTA NOW BUILDING IN: Bay Woods at Bonita BaySavannah 4 Bed/4.5 Bath | 4,500 sq. ft. $3,246,415 Interiors by Soco Interiors
Stock celebrating grand opening of four models in four communities from noon 4:00 p.m. Saturday & SundayStock Signature Homes, the luxury homebuilding division of Stock Development, is holding a Grand Opening Celebration marking the completion of four luxurious furnished models in four spectacular communities Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4:00 p.m. The featured models include the Cocoplum residence in The Isles of Collier Preserve, the Savannah model in Bay Woods at Bonita Bay, the new Windsor model in the Salara neighborhood at Esplanade Golf and Country Club of Naples, and a model at 3750 Fountainhead Lane in Naples Park Shore neighborhood designed by MHK Architecture and Planning. The Isles of Collier Preserve is a 2,400-acre development by Minto Communities four miles east of downtown Naples on U.S. 41/Tamiami Trail East. More than half of the 2,400 acres is dedicated to habitat and preserve areas connected by biking paths and recreational trails with exercise stations and nature observation areas as well as blueways for kayaking. Stock Signature Homes Magnolia Collection at The Isles of Collier Preserve includes twenty-eight pristine 90-foot home sites showcasing spectacular golf course and water views are available. The Cocoplum is one of four Magnolia Collection floor plans that range from 3,578 to 3,972 square feet under air and are base priced from $889,990 to $949,990. Each of the floor plans included in the Collection offers luxurious features and finishes and an exceptional level of livability. Base-priced at $899,990, the 3,641 square feet under air Cocoplum floor plan includes 1,004 square feet of covered lanai space. The spacious plan features a great room that opens to the lanai and can include an optional built-in entertainment center, a large gourmet island kitchen, a dining room with pocketing sliders that open to the outdoors, a study, four bedrooms, fourand-a-half baths and a three-car garage. The master bedroom has a sitting room that opens to a covered owners terrace. The furnished Cocoplum model is open for viewing and showcases an interior by Charlotte Horvath, Interior Designer at Soco Interiors. Priced at $3,246,415 furnished, Stocks 4,500 square feet Savannah model in Bay Woods at Bonita Bay features an interior by Senior Designers Meredith Summersgill and Natalie Kibler at Soco Interiors. The open concept floor plan by RG Designs offers a grand room that flows into a formal dining room, an island kitchen with a breakfast area and custom built-in, a study with a beamed ceiling detail, a three-car garage, four bedrooms, four-and-a-half baths plus a pool bath, and an outdoor living area with a summer kitchen, dining and conversation areas, and a pool and spa. The grand room, study, master bedroom, and one of the guest suites open to the outdoor living area. The Savannah is the fourth model Stock has completed since purchasing 15 home sites in Bay Woods in third quarter 2014. Two of the models have sold and contracts for eight end-user residences have been processed. Two of the end-user contracts are for custom homes priced in excess of $3 million. The neighborhood is more than 50% sold and just two buildable home sites remain available. Stock has created six floor plans for Bay Woods ranging from 4,000 to 5,000 square feet and basepriced from $2,099,000 to $2,469,000, including generous allowances for an array of luxurious features and finishes. Stock Signature Homes new Windsor model is open for viewing and purchase in the Salara neighborhood at Esplanade Golf and Country Club of Naples, a gated community being developed by Taylor Morrison approximately three miles east of I-75 on Immokalee Road. Stock purchased seventeen 100foot sites within the communitys Salara neighborhood as well as twenty-five 90-foot home sites within the Arrezo neighborhood. Base-priced at $989,990, the Windsor is one of two furnished models in Salara and offers a 4,155 square feet floor plan with three bedrooms, a fourth bedroom that can be finished as a rec room, four-and-a-half baths, a great room, study, formal dining room, gourmet island kitchen, a outdoor living area with a fireplace, outdoor kitchen, pool, and a spa, and a four-car garage. The model showcases an interior by Vogue Interiors Sheila Corasaniti, IDS. The Windsor is offered at $2,086,590 fully-furnished. Designed by MHK Architecture and Planning, the Caribbean style home at 3750 Fountainhead Lane in Naples Park Shore neighborhood includes richly finished exterior details. Priced at $3,795,000 with furnishings, the 4,189 square feet under air two-story furnished model features an interior by Clive Daniel Homes Rebekah ErrettPikosky and Charlie Hansen. Their design presents a measure of coastal flair with a clean, elegant edge that conveys timeless classical styling. MHKs floor plan offers a living room featuring a fireplace, a two-story ceiling, and opens to an outdoor living area with a fireplace, outdoor kitchen, and a custom pool and spa. The dining room also opens to the outdoors to create an indoor/outdoor lifestyle. The plan includes a first floor master suite, an office, and an island kitchen with a walk-in pantry and a laundry room. Three guest bedrooms with full baths are located upstairs along with a loft. One of the guest bedrooms includes a balcony with a view of the pool. The plan also features a three-car garage. To learn more about the Magnolia Collection at The Isles of Collier Preserve, contact Sales Associate Doug Durrenberger at 239.450.1135. To learn more about the residences in Bay Woods at Bonita Bay and at 3750 Fountainhead Lane, contact Lynn Hurley at 239-4507564. For additional information about Stocks residences at Esplanade Golf and Country Club of Naples, contact Susan Joyce-Bremseth at 239-249-6220. Visit Stock Signature Homes online at stockdevelopment.com. Above: Designed by MHK Architecture and Planning and priced at $3,795,000 with furnishings, Stock Signature Homes 4,189 square feet under air two-story furnished Caribbean style model at 3750 Fountainhead Lane in Naples Park Shore neighborhood includes richly finished details. Right: Priced at $3,246,415 furnished, Stock Signature Homes 4,500 square feet Savannah model in Bay Woods at Bonita Bay features an interior by Senior Designers Meredith Summersgill and Natalie Kibler at Soco Interiors. Below: Stock Signature Homes is marking the completion of its Cocoplum furnished model at The Isles of Collier Preserve with a Grand Opening event tomorrow and Sunday from noon to 4:00 p.m. 4 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
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.
Fort Myers / Estero Bonita Springs / Naples 1 Mediterra 15836 Savona Way Naples, FL 855.810.7976 mediterranaples.com 2 Quail West6289 Burnham Road Naples, FL 239.592.1010 QuailWest.com 3 Talis Park16980 Livingston Road Naples, FL 239.449.5900 TalisPark.com 4 Twin Eagles11330 Twin Eagles Boulevard Naples, FL 239.352.8000 TwinEagles.com 5 Olde Cypress7276 Lantana Circle Naples, FL 239.596.4794 OldeCypressLantana.com 6 Raffia Preserve4075 Wolfe Road Naples, FL 239.598.2370 raffiapreserve.wcicommunities.com 7 Naples Square100 S Goodlette-Frank Road Naples, FL 239.228.5800 NaplesSquare.com 8 The Isles of Collier Preserve5445 Caribe Avenue Naples, FL 877.626.7694 minto.com 9 Lely Resort8020 Grand Lely Drive Naples, FL 239.793.2100 stockdevelopment.com 10 Mangrove Bay201 Goodlette Road South Naples, FL 239.261.2200 MangroveBayNaples.com 11 Residences at Mercato9123 Strada Place, Suite 7125 Naples, FL 239.594.9400 ResidencesAtMercado.com 12 Lamorada Naples2190 Woodcrest Drive Naples, FL 239.444.4450 WCICommunities.com 13 Livingston Lakes15161 Palmer Lake Circle Naples, FL 239.444.3490 livingstonlakes.com 14 The Colony Golf & Bay Club4541 Coconut Road Bonita Springs, FL 239.495.1300 TheColonyWCI.com 15 Seaglass at Bonita Bay26951 Country Club Drive Bonita Springs, FL 239.301.4940 seaglassatbonitabay.com 16 Altaira4541 Coconut Road Bonita Springs, FL 239.495.1300 AltairaWCI.com 17 Kalea Bay13910 Old Coast Road Naples, FL 239.793.0110 KaleaBay.com 18 Ave Maria5076 Annunciation Circle #104 Ave Maria, FL (888) 841-3477 AveMaria.com 19 Paloma 26109 St. Michael Lane Bonita Springs, FL 239.949.8910 drhorton.com 20 Mockingbird Crossing 1600 Mockingbird Crossing Dr. Naples, FL 239.233.0592 drhorton.com 21 Tuscany Pointe14310 Tuscany Pointe Trail Naples, FL 34120 239.225.2679 drhorton.com 22 Sorrento28063 Sosta Lane #2 Bonita Springs, FL 239.225.2659 drhorton.com 23 Sienna Reserve14656, Reserve Lane Naples, FL 239.643.4333 siennareservenaples.com 24 Andalucia1336 Andlaucia Way Naples, FL 239.304.8314 andalucianaples.com 25 Estuary at Grey Oaks1220 Gordon River Trail Naples, FL 239.261.3148 estuaryatgreyoaks.com 6 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
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The Isles of Collier Preserve by Minto recognized with prestigious best in American Living AwardThe Isles of Collier Preserve in Naples by Minto Communities recently received a prestigious Silver Award at the Best in American Living Awards (BALA) for Best Mixed Community. Minto is one of only three recipients to be recognized in this category in the entire country. BALA awards are presented by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The nations premier award program, the BALA awards recognize design excellence and spotlight the nations most creative and innovative builders, remodelers, architects, residential and building designers, developers, land planners and interior designers. All aspects of The Isles of Collier Preserve were inspired by nature and informed by historic references to the classic coastal architecture of Old Naples. Over half of the 2,400 acres are dedicated to lakes, nature preserves and natural habitat. The design of The Isles Club was inspired by the charming coastal cottage style of the original Naples Beach Hotel built in 1888 as a 16-room inn. Like the historic hotel, The Isles Club is distinguished by a stylized cupola and large awning-shaded front porch. Overlooking the sparkling Cypress Waterway, The Isles Club includes an array of active lifestyle and wellness amenities. Residents and friends gather here for social functions, swimming in the stunning resortstyle pool, tennis, pickleball and workouts in the state-of-the-art fitness center. A lushly landscaped event courtyard, yoga lawn and kayak launch provide additional opportunities for outdoor recreation. Energy efficient home designs at The Isles of Collier Preserve include a selection of 43 innovative floor plans. Luxury villas, coach homes and single-family homes are priced from the mid $300s to $1 million plus. The community currently presents 15 fully furnished model homes for touring. Currently, two move-in-ready featured homes are available. For a limited time, these homes include a $35,000 incentive towards purchase. Featured homes include the Poinciana two-story coach home priced at $510,290 and the Mimosa villa home priced at $549,260. The Jasmine Grande single-family home, available in September, is offering a $40,000 incentive priced at $999,047. The Poinciana coach home is 1,952 square feet under air, and includes three bedrooms, two baths, two-car garage and private elevator. The Mimosa villa home is 1,780 square feet under air, and includes two bedrooms, two baths, den, pool and spa with water view and two-car garage. The Jasmine Grande single-family home also includes a beautiful water view. It is 2,933 square feet under air, and includes two bedrooms, den, sitting room, two-and-a-half baths and two-car garage. The Isles of Collier Preserve is located just four miles east of downtown Naples on U.S. 41/Tamiami Trail East. The Discovery Sales Center is open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For information on The Isles of Collier Preserve call 888-7071251 or visit mintofla.com. Above: The Isles Club, The Isles of Collier Preserve and Jasmine Grande exterior. 8 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY ~ FEATURED HOME ~Jasmine GrandeHOMESITE 1542 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2-car garage, custom choice home features den, sitting room and beautiful water view2,933 a/c sq. ft.$999,047Available September 2016! $40,000 Incentive* SAVE UP TO $40,000 *Jasmine Grande BUY NOW AND ENJOY THE ISLES LIFESTYLE THIS SEASON! Luxury Villas, Coach Homes & Single-Family Homes from the mid $300s to over $1 million~ MOVE-IN READY COACH HOME ~PoincianaHOMESITE 2523 Bedroom / 2 Bath / 2-Car Garage 2nd Floor Private Elevator Included 1,952 a/c sq. ft.$510,290 $35,000 Incentive*~ MOVE-IN READY VILLA HOME ~MimosaHOMESITE 2612 Bedroom / 2 Bath / Den / 2-Car Garage Pool & Spa / Water View 1,780 a/c sq. ft.$549,260 $35,000 Incentive*Guided Boat Tours every Friday Saturday 9:30 am 4 pm and Sunday 11:30 am 3 pm Explore our nature trails and waterways on Minto bicycles and kayaks Classic Old Florida Clubhouse Fitness Center Resort-Style Pool Lap Pool Cabanas Tennis Courts Kayak Launch Event Lawn Pickleball Courts 8 Miles of Scenic Kayak, Hiking and Biking TrailsThe Isles Club Now Open!On the south shore of Naples Bay 5445 Caribe Avenue, Naples, FL 34113 Located on US 41/Tamiami Trail East, just south of Thomasson DriveTour 15 New Models Today!Only 5 Minutes to Downtown Naples and the BeachesNestled within a pristine natural setting, The Isles of Collier Preserve captures the timeless architecture and traditions of Old Naples. Over half of the 2,400 acres are dedicated to lakes, nature preserves and natural habitat. Elegant single-family, villa and coach homes overlook miles of scenic kayak and biking trails along the tranquil Cypress Waterway. Visit our interactive Discovery Sales Center and experience this one-of-a-kind community for yourself. Best of All, No CDD Fees! For location, hours of operation and further details about our award-winning communities throughout Florida, visit mintofla.com.*Limited time incentive, please see New Home Sales Professional for details. Minto Communities, LLC 2016. All rights reserved. Content may not be reproduced, copied, altered, distributed, stored or tra nsferred in any form or by any means without express written permission. Artists renderings, dimensions, speci cations, prices and features are approximate and subject to change without notice. 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Allure Luxury Condominium debuts new two bedroomtwo and half bath residenceIn response to buyer demand, developers of ALLURE, the new, luxury, riverfront condominium to be built in the charming Historic Fort Myers River District, are debuting a new two-bedroom, two-and-ahalf-bath residence. The Relaxing floorplan design provides a 2/2.5 spacious living area including a balcony or lanai from which residents can take in the breathtaking views over the Caloosahatchee River from sunrise to sunset. We listened to our buyers and the feedback from many was that they were looking for this type of floorplan design, which is rare to find in other condominiums, says Allure Sales and Marketing Director Barbara BengocheaPerez. The unique design actually provides residents with two en suites; a master and a junior suite, and one additional guest bathroom, she adds. Designed as a beautiful urban enclave, ALLURE will house 292 luxury condominium residences in two, architecturally-stunning, 32-story towers. All residences are accessed via private entrance elevators and foyer. Enviable features include porcelain flooring, natural gas ranges, five-burner cooktop, double oven, quartz countertops in chef-inspired kitchens, and floor-to-ceiling windows. Residences also feature, smart technology, assigned covered garage parking with 24-hour controlled access, and more. A variety of thoughtfully-designed, open floor plans are available including one, two and three-bedroom residences. Preconstruction prices start at over $300,000 and go to over $1 million. ALLURE boasts an array of enviable amenities including: a peaceful, landscaped riverfront promenade; private screening room with cutting edge audiovisual equipment and theater-style seating; mens and womens spa facilities with saunas and showers; pool deck with heated cascading infinity-edge pool overlooking the water; Allure Your Senses rooftop gardens; social gathering rooms with fireplace, billiards, game tables and areas for relaxing and quiet reading; and many other luxury features. ALLURES prime location in the Historic Downtown Fort Myers River District, put residents in a vibrant neighborhood that is continuing to thrive and evolve. Offering the best of arts, culture, and entertainment, while combining tropical urbanism and small town charm, the Historic Fort Myers River District has become extremely attractive to visitors and local residents alike. With over 50 cafes, bars and restaurants, the pedestrian and pet-friendly historic downtown offers unlimited options for dining and nightlife to suit any taste. Arts and culture abound in the River District where the brick streets are lined with eclectic boutiques and art galleries, historic landmarks and architecture, museums, and even a professional theater. The sales gallery features a model of one of the elegant residences at ALLURE with vignettes of a kitchen, living room and dining room. The sales gallery is located on the first floor of the Fort Myers City Pier building at 1300 Hendry Street. To learn more about ALLURE, call (239) 500-JAXI (5294), ext. 1 or visit online at www.AllureLuxuryCondominiums.com. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JULY 28-AUGUST 3, 2016 9 Sales Gallery Sales Gallery Now Open! 13oo Hendry St., Fort Myers, FL 13oo Hendry St., Fort Myers, FL Open 7 days a week Open 7 days a week 239-500-JAXI (5294) 239-500-JAXI (5294) www.AllureLuxuryCondominiums.com www.AllureLuxuryCondominiums.com Info@AllureLuxuryCondominiums.com Info@AllureLuxuryCondominiums.com Concie rge rge Private Theater Private Theater Fitness, Spa, Sauna Fitness, Spa, Sauna Infinity Edge Pool Infinity Edge Pool High-Speed Internet High-Speed Internet & WIFI & WIFI Sculpture Garden Sculpture Garden ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, MAKE REFERENCE TO THIS BROCHURE/ADVERTISING AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. RENDERINGS, SQUARE FOOTAGE AND ROOM DIMENSIONS ARE APPROXIMATE AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. PRICES, SPECIFICATIONS, FEATURES, FINISHES AND AVAILABILITY SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
HELLO, SUNSHINE. Here, the sunlight will come to you. From the rst oor to the penthouses, every view from Seaglass is full of light and beauty. We invite you to experience these breathtaking views for yourself. Nothing else will do. ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS MAKE REFERENCE TO THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN AND THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE.Community features, amenities and pricing are approximate and subject to change without notice. The information and materials d isplayed 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 pri vate 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 improv ements, and there is no guarantee that any illustrated or descri bed proposed future development will be implemented. Neither th e 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. SEAGLASSATBONITABAY.COM LUXURY COASTAL CONTEMPORARY TOWER RESIDENCES FROM JUST OVER $1M Sales Center Open Daily | 26951 Country Club Drive | Bonita Springs | 239.301.4940Picturesque Buttery Garden Boardwalk to Pier on Estero Bay 12 Miles of Trails and Bike Paths 3 Unique Recreational Parks Surrounded by 2 Rivers and a Bay 12-Station Parcourse Fitness Trail Along River Private Full-Service Marina with 96 slips 7 Restaurant Options* Fitness Caf & Juice Bar Delicious Waterside Dining World-Class Fitness Center with TechnogymFitness Classes with Certied Instructors All-New 60,000 Sq. Ft. Lifestyle Center 5 Championship Golf Courses 2 Clubhouses with Casual & Fine Dining 1,400+ Acres of Natural Preserves 18 Har-Tru Tennis Courts Exhibition Courts for Match Play* Private Beach on Little Hickory Island Scenic Fire Pit Overlooking Courses Elegant Private Event Rooms Golf & Tennis Pro Shops Enhanced Tennis Facility* Premier CGI Golf Studio Multiple Resort-Style Pools Ships Store for Sea Essentials Bocce Ball Courts Kayaking & Canoeing Lodge Salon & Barbershop Saunas & Whirlpools New Aquatic Center* Stunning Multi-Purpose Room Pavilion and Playground at Estero Bay Park Membership Fees May Apply Coming Soon It all happens here
17270 Hidden Estates Circle, Fort Myers, Florida 33908 (239) 249-6255Stock Realty, LLC, Exclusive Sales Agent, Licensed Real Estate BrokerResidences from the $400s. Visit StockDevelopment.com Directions: I-75 to Alico Road (ext 128). South on US 41 rst set of lights (at Michael Rippe Parkway) turn west (into Sandy Parrot Plaza) immediately turn left and follow the ags. Or MapQuest 17200 S. Tamiami Trail and follow the ags. MODEL BED/BATH SQ.FT. PRICE MONTESSA 3/2 2,293 $594,495 LARGO 3/3 2,552 $715,155 USEPPA 4/4 2,789 $865,290MODEL BED/BATH SQ.FT. PRICECAPTIVA 4/3.5 2,600 $886,065 ANASTASIA 3/3.5 2,913 $899,990 AMELIA 4/3 2,873 $980,070READY-FOR-LIVING HOMES BROKER PARTICIPATION WELCOMED. ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS REFERENCE SHOULD BE MADE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. NOT AN OFFERING WHERE PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW. PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. FLStockDevelopment *Offer only valid for rm and binding contracts between 1/01/2016 and 8/31/2016. Binding contracts must be submitted and approved by STOCK DEVELOPMENT, LLC (Hidden Harbor). The free pool incentive up to $50,000 dollar amount is based on current retail value. Stock Development, LLC is not responsible for late, incomplete or misdirected contracts. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.Come discover this waterfront boating paradise, with our harbor-view community clubhouse opening in just a few weeks! Our exclusive lifestyle includes a tness center, social club room, resort-style pool with re pit, kayak launch and much more. All in the Community of the Year for 2015, from one of the regions most respected residential developers. HIDDEN HARBOR CLUBHOUSEHIDDEN HARBOR NOW TRULY HAS IT ALL, including direct gulf access, luxury amenities, and the opportunity to moor your boat of any length in one of 52 private docks. For a limited time, Hidden Harbor is offering a FREE POOL* with the purchase of any of its contemporary coastal estate homes. And now with new oor plans, new models and ready-to-enjoy homes there has never been a better time to visit Hidden Harbor.AN EXCLUSIVE BOATING COMMUNITY
Chops City Grill to Wine and Dine in Style ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECT STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS BY THE DEVELOPER, MAKE REFERENCE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTE, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. Equal Housing Opportunity. Beautiful. Inside and Out. Waterfront Dining at The Dock at Crayton Cove 9 Open-Concept Floor Plans | Maintenance-Free Living | Resort-Style Amenities From the $600s to over $1m So Upscale. So Downtown.Models Open Daily Sales Center Open Daily at 100 Goodlette-Frank Road South NaplesNaplesSquare.com 239.228.5800 The Astoria 2 Bedrooms / 2 Baths1,720 sq. ft. Total living area Set Sail from Naples City Dock Happy Hour at Cabana Bar Treat yourself at Woodhouse Spa
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