www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 INSIDEVol. IX, No. 8 FREE OPINION A4 ROOTED IN NAPLES A6 NEWS OF THE WEIRD A10 PETS OF THE WEEK A26 MONEY & INVESTING B5 NETWORKING B5, 7, 8 HOUSE HUNTING B9 OPEN HOUSE MAP B20 PUZZLES C12 BRIDGE C13 FILMS C14-15 ANTIQUES C24-25 Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store. PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Critical Wildlife AreasThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission has established 13 new Critical Wildlife Areas and identified five existing CWAs which require re-establishment (a change in boundary or closure dates). The Nov. 16 approval of these areas brings the CWA count to 33. C riti ca l Wil d lif e Ar eas T he Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission has es ta bl is he d 13 n ew C ri ti ca l Wi ld li fe A re as a nd i dentified five existi ng CWAs which re qu ire re-establishment ( a chan g e in boundary o r c losure dates). The Nov. 16 approval of these areas brin gs the CWA count to 33. NORTHWEST NORTHGeromes Cave St. George Causeway Rookery Island ABC Islands Caxambas Pass Bill Sadowski Island Park Bird Island Fort George Inlet Bird Islands Amelia Island Existing CWA Re-established CWA New CWA Includes Broken Islands, Useppa Oyster Bar and Hemp Key. Includes Matanzas Pass, Big Carlos Pass and Coconut Point East.* **Lanark BC49 W il d li f e Ar eas an d Wild life C ommiss ion ha s n e w C r i ti ca l Wi ld li fe A re as a n d x i s ti ng C WA s whi c h r e qu ir e nt ( a c h an g e i n b oun d ar y o r T he Nov. 16 approval o f these e C WA cou nt t o 33. St. Geo rge C ausewa y kery Island Rook B C I s l a n ds A xamba s Pass Cax Bill i adowsk i Sa ad k Island Park k Bird I s l an d s t ing C W A -es t ab li s h ed CW A w C W A Brok enIsla nds,Us eppa Broken Islands, Useppa r andHemp Key. M atanzas Pass, Big Carlo s Cocon ut Poin t East. BC49 Power of the PurseA Community Foundation tradition, and more Society photos. C29-31 Panamericana carsRevs Institute exhibits Porsche, Lincoln from 1954 road race. A21 What are you doing New Years Eve? Nows the time to make your partying plans. C1 Ring-a-ling! Hear them ring? Its Christmastime in Naples, and bell ringers for The Salvation Army are out in full force. As the most prominent faces of the organizations seasonal initiatives, volunteers and some paid seasonal workers are stationed at dozens of locations throughout the county to collect money to provide holiday toys and food to local families. So many people, even in paradise here, are living on the edge, said Maj. Dan Proctor, regional coordinator for the Salvation Armys Collier County branch. Sometimes circumstances happen to those who are making money and they just cant afford to take care of their kids at Christmas, he adds. We bridge the gap for these folks and provide a brighter experience for them on Christmas morning. The Red Kettle Campaign originated in 1891 with Salvation Army Capt. Joe McPhee MID URBAN SOUTH FLOR-IDA, burrowing owls stand tall and proud at the entrances to their homes like miniature 9-inch protestors, refusing to cede to the relentless development and population growth that rages on around them. Fortunately, they are getting some help with that. In some of the most sweeping and broad wildlife conservation efforts in decades, the adored owls are one of 57 species including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and invertebrates that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission identified in long-term plans to protect them. At their Nov. 16 meeting, commis-Bell ringers are key to Salvation Army campaign BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.com BY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@ oridaweekly.com SEE BELL RINGERS, A12 COURTESY PHOTOThis year Patrick Dearborn and his son Cooper added the family pug, Eddy, to their bell-ringing efforts.Fewer fruitcakesWhy holiday gifting makes sense/ cents for businesses. B1 New FWC conservation efforts focus on an array of species, including many obscure onesSEE CREATURES, A8 AINSIDE: A9Critical wildlife areas expanded map. A857 species added to protected list. We list them. Floridascreaturesprotection More for PHOTO BY STEVEN BLANDINA reddish egret hunts in the Everglades. The species has been added to the Imperiled Species Management Plan by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
A2 NEWS WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Turn your visions of coastal home interiors into a custom reality at Matter Brothers Furniture and Design Service with the worlds #1 slip cover company, Four Seasons!7200 Trail Boulevard, Naples, (239) 598-3330 | Other locations in Ft. Myers, Sarasota, Tarpon Springs and Pinellas Park | matterbrothersfurniture.com Coastal SOPHISTICATION COMMENTARYTransfer of powerI was relieved last week when the president-elect finally started picking his most important cabinet members, or at least interviewing prospects. The country cant function without leaders and their staffs, or without a transfer not just of power but of knowledge, which is power, weve been told. Mr. Trump knows that, of course hes very, very smart and I suspect he also recognizes this obvious truth: Without good people doing the work of government starting day one (Jan. 20), he wont have any spare time to get back to his reality show, Apprentice, or carry on with his campaign rallies. No doubt its important in his mind to start rallying the base for the 2020 election. The transfer of power is always a fascinating moment in American political history, chock-full of behind-the-scenes drama we rarely see. One leader and his or her lieutenants have to smile and turn over the keys and computers to another leader and his or her lieutenants. Only then can members of the departing team go home, withdraw to a private bathroom and retch for the rest of the afternoon. Secretary of State John Kerry, for example, will have to sit down with his successor, Beelzebub, and explain in civil tones whats going on in the Foreign Service, the Civil Service, the dining service, the laundry service and the limousine service, all of which fall under the aegis of the Department of State. Oh, and the U.S. Agency for International Development, as well. That agency, however, will likely be renamed the U.S. Agency for International Irrelevant, so it wont matter to Beelzebub. No doubt the conversation will go something like this: Kerry: Hey Bubba, come on in. How you doin? Beelzebub: Good, John. Listen, I know this is difficult for you and I dont want to take a lot of your time. Just show me where the red button is, and you can get going.Kerry: Im sorry, Bub, I dont have access to the red b utton. Thats not this office. Thats over in the Situation Room of the White House beneath the West Wing.Beelzebub: Oh yeah in the basement where they used to have the swimming pool, right? The one where I introduced Marilyn to JFK those were good times. Unfortunately, I prefer bad times or better yet, end times. Listen, John, is there anything I could do for you on your way out? Get you a small dictatorship in the Caribbean with hot dancing girls and old muscle cars? Or maybe nuke a North African country? Sink a swift boater or two? Anything? Kerry: No thanks, Bubba, Im good. And good luck. Or bad luck, as the case may be. Beelzebub: Thats SECRETARY Bubba, and thanks, Johnny boy Mr. Trump has picked some of the finest talent the country has to offer to lead the other departments too, not just the State Department. Hes got Abaddon for Interior, Apollyon for Defense, Tempter for Commerce and so on. He cant bring in Lucifer because hes already running Russia, murdering journalists or dissenters he doesnt like, making lists of professors who ask too many questions, that kind of thing. These are the best in their fields, and I think we have to give them a chance. All Americans should now keep in mind: The world is watching us, taking its cue from us, especially in Western Europe. We have to behave responsibly. Its one thing when the British pull out of the European Union everybody knows the British are not merely eccentric, theyre crazy. So nobody pays too much attention. Scientific research and anecdote both suggest they took too much sun marching around Afghanistan or the Punjab in the 19th century and theyve never entirely recovered. But when much more sensible and levelheaded nations start modeling their support of new populist leaders on ours, we have to tread carefully.Take Holland, where Geert Wilders, the head of the far-right Party for Freedom and a top prospect for prime minister in next years elections, says the North Africans in his country and in Europe are about to ruin contemporary culture and bring down the 2,000-year-old civilization that created it.Its the Moroccan Muslims in particular he objects to, calling for a reduction in their numbers: about 2.2 percent of the 17 million who inhabit the Netherlands, or 374,000.Thats roughly the population of Collier County. Ill tell you, they must be some very tough Muslims. It probably gets almost as crazy in Holland as it does in Immokalee or Bonita Springs or West Palm Beach or downtown Port Charlotte on any give Saturday night. For inspiration and leadership cues, Mr. Wilders traveled to the Republican National Convention in August to watch his pal Mr. Trump win the nomination. He was not disappointed, unlike a majority of American voters, some of whom have taken to calling Mr. Trump not the president-elect, but the president-electoral. How the Dutch will react to Mr. Wilders at the polls depends in part, perhaps, on how well we behave ourselves on Mr. Trumps new cabinet heads succeeding or failing in the exercise of their talents. All of Europe could follow our example. Notice, the Dutch have not suggested building any walls to keep out immigrants, like Mr. Trump promises to do here. Maybe thats because theyre better at building dikes. I wish theyd come over here and build a decent dike around Lake Okeechobee, since nobody else seems to be able to do the job. Perhaps this is an opportunity for trade. Mr. Trump can trade the Dutch and his pal Mr. Wilders a wall for a dike. I dont know what that would do for the Dutch, but it would sure help us. w t l v t A a roger WILLIAMSrwilliams@floridaweekly.com
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A4 NEWS WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 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.comGraphic DesignersChris Andruskiewicz Hannah Arnone Alisa Bowman Amy Grau Paul Heinrich Meg Roloff Scott Sleeper Circulation ManagerMaggie Humphreymaggie@floridaweekly.comCirculationDavid Anderson Paul Neumann Greg TretwoldAccount ExecutivesNicole Ryannryan@floridaweekly.comCori Higginschiggins@floridaweekly.comAdam Schonberg email@example.comDrew McAuleyandrew.firstname.lastname@example.orgSales and Marketing AssistantKatie BabkaBusiness Office ManagerKelli CaricoPublished by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddis email@example.com Jeffrey Cull firstname.lastname@example.org Jim Dickerson email@example.com 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 OPINIONMinority reportJustice is on trial in South Carolina. Two high-profile murder cases are before the courts. They both resurrect the fact and memory of racial animus at the heart of the states historic past. Michael Slager, a white former police officer, went on trial for murder. He shot Walter F. Scott five times in the back. Scott was black and unarmed. He was running away from Slager after a routine traffic stop. The ghastly scene was caught on video by a bystander. It was a pitiless execution. On hearing the testimony, the jury was sequestered for more than 20 hours. It announced to the judge it was deadlocked. One or more jurors said they could not in good conscience find Slager guilty of murder or a lesser charge of manslaughter. History weighed heavily on the outc ome. The outcome weighed heavily on racial justice. A mistrial was declared. The odyssey of pain continues. The same week, jury selection began in Charleston for the trial of Dylann S. Roof, the 22-year-old white supremacist accused of murdering nine AfricanAmericans attending a prayer meeting in the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Following the murders, the South Carolinas State Legislature removed the Confederate flag from the grounds of the state capitol. It was a conciliatory gesture, made only after the grace of the victims families put the lawmakers to shame. But reconciliation was short-lived. The repudiation of the Confederate flag as a racist symbol did not deal a mortal wound to white supremacy. If there was an epiphany of conscience in the months that followed, it was that the racial divide was growing worse. If you are African-American, you have few expectations justice will be served in South Carolina or anywhere else. Alan Blinder of The New York Times interviewed multiple locals about the possible outcomes of the trials, including Rev. Joseph A Darby, a presiding elder in the Beaufort A.M.E Church. Said Darby, I dont think anybodys expecting that bells will ring, and angels will sing and suddenly the walls of race will fall. For some idiots, the walls will get a little stronger. The reverends skepticism is warranted. President-elect Trump puts an exclamation point on the worry that the idiots are ascendant. The peoples court ignores the evidence. Of the thousands of the Clinton e-mails leaked during the presidential campaign, some of the most revelatory were written by a retired four-star general, Colin Powell. Powell served as secretary of state under President George W. Bush. He left an unhappy man, duped into parroting bogus intelligence that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction. Now retired from public service, he is seldom seen nor heard of except by his own command. But the news of his leaked emails went front page. Powells messages disclosed, among other things, his uncensored opinion of Trump and Clinton, neither of whom won his enthusiasm. Of Hillary, he wrote: Everything HRC touches she kind of screws up with hubris. Meanwhile, Clinton rather proved his point, suggesting Powell coached her in the email practices that caused her so much grief. But his most damning remarks were reserved for Trump. Powell said Trump was a national disgrace and an international pariah. And of Trumps birther prattle? Flatly racist, said Powell. He added, When Trump couldnt keep that up, Trump also wanted to see if the certificate noted that he (Obama) was a Muslim. Trump sniffed in reply. He said he never thought much of Powell anyway, his narcissism on full display. Powell is an officer and a gentleman, proven worthy of an enemys respect. He is the son of impoverished Jamaican immigrants. He graduated from a public university, served 35 years in the U.S. Army and worked his way up the ladder to become a four-star general, the highest rank ever held by an African-American in the U.S. military. He oversaw the Persian Gulf War, was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal and served as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the most powerful military post on the planet. Powell knows a thing or two about character, integrity, country and the calumny of hate. In 1994, he gave a commencement address at Howard University following a speech delivered weeks earlier by one of Louis Farrakhans top lieutenants, who spoke on the sins of white people and the alleged evils of Jewish Americans. Powell lambasted the racist pitch, warning the young graduates, As the world goes forward, we cannot start going backward or take a detour into the swamp of hatred. I want you to fight racism. But remember, as Dr. King and Dr. Mandela have taught us, racism is the disease of the racist Let racism always be someone elses burden to carry. The jury is still out on who carries the burden of racism in America. But if we declare innocent those who are guilty, all suffer the injustice. And, just so you know, Powell voted for Clinton. Would that the majority of American voters had done the same! Oh, thats right. They did. Leslie Lilly is a native Floridian. She resides with her family and pugs in Jupiter. Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.To kill a pipelineOne of the Obama administrations core competencies is suspending pipeline projects with no cause. It will leave office with another notch in its belt, now that the Army Corps of Engineers has acted to block a final piece of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The 1,200-mile pipeline is designed to move oil from North Dakota to Illinois and will have to await completion in a Trump administration with a more rational attitude toward pipelines specifically and fossil fuels generally. The story of the Dakota Access Pipeline will be familiar to anyone who followed the controversy over the Keystone XL pipeline. As with Keystone, the builders of the pipeline have taken years to dutifully check every environmental and bureaucratic box, only to get stymied when protesters this time a Native American tribe made the project a hate totem for the left. The protests have been led by the Standing Rock Sioux tribe of North Dakota. The tribe alleges that the Dakota Access project will trample on culturally sensitive sites and taint its drinking water, without much in the way of supporting evidence. The dispute centers around the pipelines planned crossing of the Missouri River at Lake Oahe. This isnt exactly virgin territory. Around the lake, the pipeline will run within 22 to 300 feet of the existing Northern Border Gas Pipeline, which has been in service since 1982 and hasnt devastated the Standing Rock tribe. The pipeline also tracks with an overhead utility line. A decision by a federal judge in September to reject a bid by the Standing Rock tribe to block the pipeline cataloged how deliberate the developers of Dakota Access have been about culturally sensitive sites. According to the opinion, the company found 149 potentially sensitive sites in its own surveying in North Dakota. It modified the route to avoid 140 of them and came up with a plan with the state of North Dakota to limit any effect on the other nine. Throughout most of this process, representatives of the Standing Rock tribe were notably absent. When the Army Corps invited them to a general meeting to discuss the pipeline in November 2015, five tribes attended, but not Standing Rock. In the spring of 2016, the Corps invited tribes to conduct their own cultural surveys at locations around the route. Three tribes participated; Standing Rock did not. The tribal surveys identified additional sites of concern, where Dakota Access duly agreed to take additional protective measures. There is no real defense, though, against protesters staging cable-TVready disturbances against a project and making it a cause celebre. For the overwhelming majority of its route, the Dakota Access pipeline requires no permitting, since it traverses private land. Its the tiny percent that would affect waterways that made it subject to federal approval, and thus to political hostage-taking. For the left, Dakota Access is a symbol. In reality, it is simply a means of moving half a million barrels of crude oil a day from Point A to Point B, an activity that shouldnt be considered dastardly or untoward. Fortunately for Dakota Access, and everyone else in the energy industry, help is on the way. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. D t a w p l rich LOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly i t y e S i leslieLILLYllilly@floridaweekly.com
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A6 NEWS WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY BUILD COMMUNITY Journalist and TV host Mayela Rosales knows the secret to her well-being: Belong. Its actively being part of a community that shares a belief in faith and service. My faith encourages me to take good care of my body and spirit, to help look after our planet, and to try to be a better human every day. Thats what Blue Zones Project is about. Its creating an environment that makes healthy choices easy. And research has shown that attending faith-based services monthly increases life expectancy. Join Mayela and her neighbors in Southwest Florida who are enhancing their well-being. Together, were improving Southwest Florida with the Power 9. Discover your Power 9 at MyPower9SWFL.com. Copyright 2016 Blue Zones, LLC and Healthways, Inc. All rights reserved. Mayela Rosales Executive VP & CCO of Media Vista Group ROOTED IN NAPLESReady or not, here come the holidaysIt seems like every year, the holiday season sneaks up from behind and wallops our family with appointments, events, panic shopping (hello, emergency party dress), menu planning and more. We love it and live for it. My counterpart, James, has even learned to answer to Clark (as in Mr. Griswold of National Lampoons Christmas Vacation fame) because his devotion to a big, old-fashioned family Christmas is legendary. He never disappoints. You want a blinding light display? Clarks on it (duh). That must-have toy Santa Claus cant locate? Clark won it on eBay months ago. A college-aged sibling doesnt have the money to fly home? Clark can secretly fund it so everyone gets a Christmas surprise. The holidays are super-fun when you have someone who innately embodies the holiday spirit and waits all year long to let it out. While James might set the pace and the tone, my responsibilities usually boil down to the kids and the hosting. Our house elf, Sprinkle, doesnt just magically appear to monitor the kids behavior. Someone has to book him and prepare the attic for his stay. Nor do the kids teleport to rehearsals and holiday performances, or have the bright idea to write their Christmas lists on their own. My favorite part of the holiday season, the one I think about all year, is our Christmas morning feast. Over the last decade Ive been able to distinguish myself as the mom and mistress of the house with the bounty of treats I prepare specifically for the holidays. Fancy chocolate pie and extravagant strata are not dishes you whip up any old Saturday. But even the Griswolds burn out. Last year, with a Christmas wedding to contend with and even more family and hosting responsibilities added as a result, it actually happened to us. We had a blast, but recovery was slow and incomplete. Things are quieter this year and were not fighting it, even though our reputations as the jolliest bunch of revelers this side of the nuthouse might suffer. Instead of hitting all the parties, all the performances and all the fancy markets, James and I are putting our efforts into enjoying one of the few Santa visits we have left. Our oldest might be on to us, but he persists with the myth because its served him so well in life. Our daughter, who should still be firmly entrenched in her belief in Santas magic, doesnt really mention him as much as she used to. Instead of focusing her efforts on good behavior, shes turned to lobbying us for a live hedgehog under the tree and lecturing us about the real meaning of Christmas (and how it pertains to giving her the pet of her dreams). Maybe she still believes, but she also knows where the power center in her life lies and its not in the North Pole. The truth is that I didnt realize how much Christmas magic young children generate. The taller and smarter our two get, the more I want to solidify in their minds the memory of their childhood Christmases before theyre too wise to buy in anymore. Kids can easily get lost in the shuffle until they try to haul you out of bed Christmas morning. So rather than allowing the powerful tide of holiday cheer to sweep us up this year and hurl us onshore, exhausted, come Jan. 2 (so much fun!), were letting it lap at our knees while were posted up at the sandbar, just this once. Lindsey Nesmith knows for a fact that Santa will not bring a hedgehog lindseyNESMITHlnesmith@floridaweekly.com
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A8 NEWS WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYsioners approved the Imperiled Species Management Plan, which had been in the works since 2010. They also created 13 new Critical Wildlife Areas throughout the state and renewed five others, the largest number established at one time in nearly three decades. CWAs restrict access around certain islands to keep people from bothering vulnerable shore and wading birds during their breeding process. We have a responsibility to maintain Florida wildlife not just for peoples enjoyment today but for future generations, said Kipp Frohlich, deputy director for FWCs Division of Habitat and Species Conservation. The support for both the Imperiled Species Management Plan and establishment of the new Critical Wildlife Areas was overwhelming, so I think it really speaks to the will of Floridians, that they value their wildlife resources. The Imperiled Species Plan is meant to help protect creatures that are officially designated as state threatened species but are lesser known or have fewer protections. The Florida panther, for instance, a federally endangered species, isnt on the list. Many of the 57 are found only in certain regions or even on a single island, such as the Sanibel Island rice rat. The plan will provide a framework including recommendations and guidelines for how to protect each species. Its a refocus on state-listed species which maybe havent received as much attention or care in the past, but are very important to our biodiversity and also are struggling to recover, said Amber Crooks, senior environmental policy specialist with the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. Just some the threatened species to be protected under the plan include: The Georgia blind salamander, a northwestern Florida native. Alligator snapping turtles found in the panhandle, one of the largest freshwater turtles in the world. The Florida bonneted bat, found only in Dade, Monroe, Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties. (Their name comes from their large, broad ears that slant over their eyes). And of course, burrowing owls, which have their highest concentrations in Lee, Broward and Palm Beach counties, in that order. Our hope is that owls displaced because of development could be better protected in the future, said Kelly Heffernan, director of South Florida Audubons Project Perch, which has partnered with Palm Beach County schools and others to protect the owls in urban areas. Unlike wading birds protected by CWAs, the owls look for high ground to make their homes in places such as undeveloped lots or golf courses. While the Imperiled Species Plan will offer guidelines for how to protect this species and others, they in part depend on buy in from local communities. The nonprofit work that Project Perch does to protect the owls relies on volunteers and is generally not covered by developers or landowners, Ms. Heffernan pointed out. So wed like to see some conservation efforts be included when they develop these areas to protect the owls, she said.CREATURESFrom page 1The Imperiled Species Management Plan is a capstone on five years of work developing the plan, and over a decade of revising the listing process. In the plan, the details of conserving each of Floridas 57 imperiled species are coupled with the broader approach of restoring habitats and addressing other large-scale issues essential to the long-term survival of multiple fish and wildlife species. Our charismatic species get a lot of attention, but the animals covered by this Imperiled Species Management Plan need attention too, said FWC Commissioner Chuck Roberts. All of these species are very important to long-term resource management here in Florida. After adopting a new conservation model in 2010 that requires a management plan for imperiled species, the FWC embarked upon a process of collaboration with stakeholders and the public. Three drafts of the plan were presented for review, generating hundreds of comments on each draft, and leading to changes in the plan. Experts from outside the FWC also participated in Biological Status Reviews that evaluated which fish and wildlife species should be designated as imperiled. The Imperiled Species Management Plan addresses a diversity of imperiled species, from the reddish egret to the Florida bog frog, Barbours map turtle and bluenose shiner, said Brad Gruver, who leads the agencys Species Conservation Planning section. In the past, we successfully used management plans for individual species like the bald eagle and manatee. With this plan, we take into account what imperiled species have in common, such as the need for us to improve what we know about them and to better coordinate how we manage multiple species. While the biologists who developed this 10-year plan are responsible for its implementation, the public is encouraged to step into key roles. Citizenscientists can volunteer to help survey wildlife and collect data. Private landowners can conserve imperiled species on their property. Schools, businesses, organizations and individuals can become informal educators. We have been involved in the effort to revise Floridas imperiled species listing process and management system since the very beginning, said Elizabeth Fleming, senior Florida representative, Defenders of Wildlife. We are extremely pleased to see the adoption of a comprehensive imperiled species management plan and associated rules. Now the important work of implementing these important conservation measures can begin. Important things to know about the Imperiled Species Management Plan: It includes one-page summaries for each species, including a map of its range in Florida and online links to Species Action Plans. The 49 Species Action Plans contain specific conservation goals, objectives and actions for all 57 imperiled species. It also has Integrated Conservation Strategies that benefit multiple species and their habitats, and focus implementation of the plan on areas and issues that yield the greatest conservation benefit for the greatest number of species. It highlights conservation success with 15 species that are being removed from the list of imperiled species but are still being monitored and conserved under the plan. What are the 57 fish and wildlife species in the plan? Eight mammals: Big Cypress fox squirrel, eastern chipmunk*, Everglades mink, Florida mouse*, Homosassa shrew, Sanibel rice rat, Shermans fox squirrel and Shermans short-tailed shrew. 21 birds: American oystercatcher, black skimmer, brown pelican*, Florida burrowing owl, Florida sandhill crane, least tern, limpkin*, little blue heron, Marians marsh wren, osprey (Monroe County population), reddish egret, roseate spoonbill, Scotts seaside sparrow, snowy egret*, snowy plover, southeastern American kestrel, tricolored heron, Wakulla seaside sparrow, white ibis*, white-crowned pigeon and Worthingtons marsh wren. 12 reptiles: alligator snapping turtle, Barbours map turtle, Florida brown snake (Lower Keys population), Florida Keys mole skink, Florida pine snake, Key ringneck snake, peninsula ribbon snake* (Lower Keys population), red rat snake* (Lower Keys population), rim rock crowned snake, short-tailed snake, striped mud turtle* (Lower Keys population) and Suwannee cooter*. Four amphibians: Florida bog frog, Georgia blind salamander, gopher frog* and Pine Barrens treefrog*. Nine fish: blackmouth shiner, bluenose shiner, crystal darter, harlequin darter, Lake Eustis pupfish*, key silverside, mangrove rivulus*, saltmarsh topminnow and southeastern tessellated darter. Three invertebrates: Black Creek crayfish, Florida tree snail* and Santa Fe crayfish As to the listing status of all the plans 57 species, 14 were listed as state Threatened prior to the plan and will remain listed as state Threatened; 23 will change listing from Species of Special Concern to state Threatened; five will remain Species of Special Concern; and 15 will be removed from the imperiled species list. Rule changes associated with implementing the plan are anticipated to take effect in December. Learn more about the plan at www. MyFWC.com/Imperiled. Indicates a species coming off the imperiled list but still being conserved.FWCs Imperiled Species Management Plan FROHLICH Little blue heron Reddish egret Tricolored heron Snowy plover Snowy egretBY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@ oridaweekly.com
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FREE PHOTO WITH SANTAThru Friday, December 23 In Suite 67 Make an everlasting memory and receive a FREE photo with Santa at Miromar Outlets. 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMASThru Friday, December 23Visit MiromarOutlets.com for more information.Critical Wildlife AreasUsually created one at a time and often years apart, this is the first time the agency has created multiple CWAs in nearly 30 years. They are aimed at protecting vulnerable shore and wading birds from human disturbance during their breeding process and when feeding or migrating. Its extremely exciting, unprecedented and fantastic news for birds, for habitat and for the people of Florida, said Doug Young with the South Florida Audubon Society. The CWAs are certain small islands or pieces of land to which public access is illegal for all or part of a year. FWC created 13 new CWAs around the state and re-established five others in Lee, Collier, Sarasota, Brevard, Franklin, Citrus, Duval, Nassau, Hillsborough and Manatee counties. (They) will serve as wildlife conservation hubs places that function as nurseries and feeding stations for signature Florida species, said FWC Chairman Brian Yablonski in a statement. These small areas will have a huge impact on our vulnerable bird and wildlife populations, such as reddish egrets, roseate spoonbills and oystercatchers. The new restricted areas may have downsides for anglers, though. The new regulations dont help on top of a year in which water releases from Lake Okeechobee hurt business for many guides, said Capt. Richard LeRoy although he added that since most of his charters are in Charlotte Harbor and Boca Grande Pass, they probably wont affect his business much. I just believe our waters are already regulated enough, he said. You put regulations where people can fish and cant fish, I dont think thats right. Even in Pine Island Sound in Lee County, where FWC established more restricted areas than in any other part of the state, Matlacha native and fishing guide Capt. Bill Russell isnt worried it will hurt his business. It just changes the way you fish a little bit, he said. Still, hes not in favor of the CWAs restricting Broken Islands, Useppa Oyster Bar and Hemp Key that includes about 25 acres of uplands and 31 acres of water. Hemp Key, near the middle of the Sound, has a handful of sandholes where people like to fish for snook and redfish, he noted. Even so, he said he spotted an unusual sight there recently, what he estimated to be as many as 1,000 white pelicans roosting. The birds on those islands have been there for a long time, he said. They seem to be doing just fine on the island. Overall, FWCs Mr. Frohlich points out, the restricted areas are a relatively tiny fraction of the space available for fishing and boating. Statewide they make up about 200 acres of upland and 180 acres of water that will be closed seasonally or year-round to protect more than two dozen species of birds with declining populations. Little blue and tricolored herons, for instance, have lost at least 30 percent of their population size in the last 36 years, FWC says. Overall, I think its going to be a long-term benefit for tourism and eco-tourism and conservation, Mr. Frohlich said. People come from all over the world to see our bird life as well as enjoy our world-class fishing, so I think its going to be a win win. To obtain public input on proposals to establish the CWAs, more than 400 people attended 14 workshops held throughout the state. The FWC used the input to improve the initial CWA proposals. Much of our support is based on the trust we have built with the FWC, said Brett Fitzgerald, executive director of the Snook and Gamefish Foundation, in a press release. We trust the FWC to do things which benefit the resource and the people. Critical Wildlife AreasThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission has established 13 new Critical Wildlife Areas and identified five existing CWAs which require re-establishment (a change in boundary or closure dates). The Nov. 16 approval of these areas brings the CWA count to 33. C riti ca l Wil d lif e Ar eas T he Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission has es ta bl is he d 13 n ew C ri ti ca l Wi ld li fe A re as a nd i dentified five existi ng CWAs which re qu ire re-establishment ( a chan g e in boundary o r c losure dates ) The Nov. 16 approval of these a reas brin gs the CWA count to 33 SOUTH SOUTHWEST NORTHWEST NORTH CENTRAL NORTHEASTGeromes Cave Tyndall St. George Causeway Alafia Banks Myakka River Rookery Island ABC Islands Big Marco Pass Caxambas Pass Second Chance Pelican Shoal Bill Sadowski Deerfield Island Park Bird Island Matanzas Inlet Fort George Inlet Bird Islands Amelia Island Little Estero Island** Alligator Point Existing CWA Re-established CWA New CWA SOURCE: FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION Includes Broken Islands, Useppa Oyster Bar and Hemp Key. Includes Matanzas Pass, Big Carlos Pass and Coconut Point East.* **Lanark Reef Flag Island Withlacoochee Caves Dot-Dash BC49 Stick Marsh Roberts Bay Pine Island Sound* Estero BayOur hope is that owls displaced because of development could be better protected in the future. Kelly Heffernan, director of South Florida Audubons Project PerchSCOTT SLEEPER / FLORIDA WEEKLY
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In a phone-tapped conversation played in court, one of the men on trial was overheard cunningly telling a henchman that a colleague had been caught with the un-gay in the ar-kay. A helpful witness then took the stand to explain to the jury that the defendant thus knew there was a gun in the car. At press time, the trial was still in progress.Recurring themes An academic paper composed entirely of gibberish was accepted for a lecture at the International Conference on Atomic and Nuclear Physics in Atlanta last month. Professor Christoph Bartneck of New Zealands University of Canterbury said he began writing (using Apple iOS) by entering atomic and nuclear into his tablet and randomly following whatever autocomplete suggestions emerged. (Sample sentence: The atoms of a better universe will have the right for the same as you are the way we shall have to be a great place... Conclusion: Power is not a great place for a good time.) Divorcing couples who cannot decide who gets to keep a treasured family home leave the decision to a judge, and in October, a court in Moscow ordered a couple to build a brick wall dividing in two their expensive house in an elite neighborhood. Apparently contractors measurements have been taken, and the couple has assumed dominion over their respective areas, even to the extent that a friend of the wife had become trapped on the husbands side and prevented from leaving until she called emergency services. Furthermore, the wife must have a second stairway built, as the existing one is on the husbands side. A 23-year-old man in Tampa was hanging out with his cousin in September, and nearby were a gun and a bulletproof vest and the result was predictable. According to police, the first man donned the vest and said he wondered whether it still worked; the cousin picked up the gun and said, Lets see. The cousin, Alexandro Garibaldi, 24, was charged with manslaughter. Judges can issue material witness warrants to lock up innocent people to ensure their trial testimony, but rarely do it to actual crime victims. In December 2015, the Houston, Texas, district attorney obtained such a warrant jailing a rape victim (Jenny) to secure her testimony against a serial rapist she could identify, because Jenny, exceptionally fragile, was hesitant. She finally took the stand, and the rapist is now serving multiple life terms, but Jennys added trauma (especially since police mistakenly placed her into the jails general population instead of a separate wing) provoked her to file a lawsuit against the DA, which is still in progress. And in November, likely to Jennys satisfaction, the DA, Devon Anderson, failed re-election. Another animal survives with mouth-to-mouth: In November, an 18-year-old man who allegedly tried to steal koi carp fish from a holding tank (pending their return to a pond at Castle Park in Colchester, England) botched the job, resulting in the deaths of most of them, including some of the oldest and most visitor-friendly of the species. Park rangers managed to rescue several, and one ranger even gave mouth-tomouth resuscitation to three carp. (A biologist told BBC News that carp are noted for surviving on low oxygen and might not have needed the mouth-tomouth.) More Sperm Wars: Most couples who create embryos to freeze for the future agree that the consent of both is required for actual use. Two former couples are on opposite sides of the issue: Actor Sofia Vergaras ex-boyfriend wants their embryo brought to term (but she does not), and Missouri woman Jalesia McQueen wants two she created with then-husband Justin Gadberry brought to term (but he does not). In the latter case, an appeals court ruled for Gadberry in November (though the couple already have two children from frozen embryos). In the Vergara case, the ex, Nick Loeb, is trying for an extraordinary court ruling based on his inability to otherwise procreate (since two subsequent girlfriends adamantly chose abortions). The debate over whether animals have rights enforceable by judges took a sharp turn upward in November when a judge in Argentina ordered the reluctant Mendoza Zoo to release a chimpanzee (Cecilia) to a sanctuary in Brazil because the zoo had denied her the right to animal essence to socialize with other chimps (since her last two playmates had died more than two years earlier). Mendoza Zoo was heavily criticized following the death last summer of Arturo, dubbed the worlds saddest polar bear, since he had suffered an even worse fate, with no playmates for 22 years. Four innocent Texas women caught up in the 1990s child sex abuse panics, who served a cumulative 56 years in prison after their 1997 convictions, were completely exonerated in November by a Texas judge following the recanting of one victim and the retracting of the principal forensic evidence. The four women, then in their 20s, had been accused of abusing nieces, ages 7 and 9, of one of the women. In the 1990s, beginning with the San Diegoarea McMartin School case, it became easy for prosecutors to convince readyto-believe jurors that their little toddlers and adolescents were sexually abused in Satanic cults and by hordes of perverts, proved by self-assured counselors misapplying science and by fantastical testimony by children themselves, taken seriously by adults somehow unaware that children have imaginations and a need to please adults.
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Naples 8635 Collier Blvd. LMCU.org Bonita Springs 24201 Walden Center Dr. Suite #101 Jayne Malinowski Mortgage Sales Manager NMLS ID 434329 (239) 908-5864 Jayne.Malinowski@lmcu.org BELL RINGERSFrom page 1setting out a kettle at the Oakland Ferry Landing in California, where passersby tossed in change to fund a holiday meal for San Franciscos hungry. Today, the familiar bell ringers and their kettles can be found outside major shopping spots throughout the world each holiday season. The Collier branch is permitted to collect money in 60 locations and needs more volunteers to staff them. Only 20 percent of our time is covered by volunteers, Maj. Proctor said, adding he has to hire seasonal workers and pay them $8.25 an hour to fill the rest of the bell-ringer shifts. Each of the 60 locations has to be staffed eight hours a day, six days a week through Christmas Eve on Saturday, Dec. 24. Patrick Dearborn and his son Cooper, 13, have been volunteer bell ringers for about 10 years. Mr. Dearborn, who served in the 82nd Airborne Division of the U.S. Army as a young man, has donated time and money to The Salvation Army for about 20 years in appreciation of its efforts on behalf of veterans. A real estate agent with John R. Wood Properties, Mr. Dearborn answered his companys call to man the red kettles when Cooper was 4 and has made it a father-and-son activity ever since. Over the years theyve upped their game in various ways, sometimes having Cooper dress up as an elf or even jump out of a giant gift box to brighten shoppers days and encourage them to donate their change and small bills. We wear Santa hats and we dress for cool weather, even though we sweat, Mr. Dearborn said. The familys work with The Salvation Army is only one facet of its charitable endeavors to help Cooper learn the value of giving back to the community. We just love the fact that hes gotten really involved in giving back, Mr. Dearborn said. Were blessed, even on a bad day, so we like doing lots of little things like this. The most enjoyment I get out of it is seeing my son doing good things. Other local residents who would like to contribute to The Salvation Armys holiday programs can do so in a variety of ways. First, the group needs more bell ringers. Volunteers can sign up for as few or as many shifts as they can handle between now and Christmas Eve. Second, donations of food and unwrapped gifts can be dropped off at the organizations temporary holiday clearinghouse in the Shoppes at Vanderbilt on Vanderbilt Beach Road in North Naples. And third of course drop some change in the red kettle whenever and wherever you see one, or make a financial donation at www. salvationarmyflorida.org. For information about ways to help throughout the year, call the local Salvation Army branch at 775-9447. COURTESY PHOTOPatrick Dearborn and his son, Cooper, have volunteered as holiday bell ringers for The Salvation Army in front of the Neapolitan Way Publix ever since Cooper was 4 years old. This picture is from 2014.Palm Cottage returns to its roots for the holidaysThe oldest house in Naples has a refined holiday house dcor this year to complement the sophisticated holiday style of its neighbors in downtown Naples for the annual Christmas at Palm Cottage. Less is more, Elaine Reed, president and CEO of the Naples Historical Society, says about the decorations. Instead of twinkling lights streaming across the entryway and porch, the house focuses on small, period-relevant holiday items for a more simple traditional Christmas theme. Constructed in 1895 of tabby mortar (a handmade concrete consisting of sand, shells and water), the two-story cottage was built by Walter Haldeman and boasts 3,500 square feet of original and donated artwork, furnishings and tools. Over the years, NHS has reduced its use of more pronounced holiday decorations and believes this years appearance will impress guests who love the annual attraction without minimizing the houses historic ambience. The cottage is at 137 12th Ave. S., one block east of the Naples Pier. Admission is $13 (free for NHS members). Reservations can be made at www.napleshistoricalsociety.org. Heres the schedule through Saturday, Dec. 31: Tuesday-Friday: Reservations required for Christmas at Palm Cottage tours at noon and 1, 2 and 3 p.m. Thursday-Friday: No reservations required for extended hours from 4-8 p.m. Saturday: No reservations required for tours between 1-8 p.m. Historic Palm Cottage will be closed on Saturdays, Dec. 24 and 31. For more information, visit the website or call 261-8164.
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A18 NEWS WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 5450 TAMIAMI TRAIL N. NAPLES 239.594.1555ACROSS FROM WATERSIDE SHOPS ONE BLOCK NORTH OF PINE RIDGE ON U.S.41 LOCALLY OWNED & OPERATED! CELEBRATING OUR 14TH YEAR! ALWAYS NEW, ALWAYS DIFFERENT...Finish Your Holiday Decorating With ese Unique New Arrivals! See It, Love It, Take It Home Today! College-bound Immokalee High School students dressed to succeed BY KELLY HAMMERSpecial to Florida WeeklyMore than two-dozen college-bound young women from the Guadalupe Centers Tutor Corps program have learned how to dress the part thanks to the Dress for Success SWF. The students visited the nonprofits boutique in Fort Myers and worked with Dress for Success and Guadalupe Center volunteers to select and be fitted for an outfit to be used for college visits and interviews. They worked to make sure each girl felt special and that they went home with something they really liked and wanted, Sheila Oxx, director of school-age programs at the Guadalupe Center, said about the Dress for Success SWF shopping assistants. They took the time to consider each students color and style preferences and to help them find outfits that reflected their personalities. Like most shopping trips, she added, It was a bonding experience for everyone involved. Part of a global movement for change, Dress for Success empowers women and boosts their confidence as they go out into the world to secure better and brighter futures. Dress for Success SWF serves women in Collier and Lee counties. We so appreciate this opportunity for our young women, said Guadalupe Center President Dawn Monteca lvo. Our students parents are hardworking and want the best for their children, but on their limited incomes, luxuries like professional clothing take a back seat to providing everyday necessities. The center creates possibilities through education in its mission to break the cycle of poverty for 1,100 children a day in Immokalee through its early childhood education, after-school tutoring and Tutor Corps college-preparatory programs. For more information about how to get involved, call 657-7158 or visit www.guadalupecenter.org. Kelly Hammer is director of community outreach and public relations at the Guadalupe Center. Volunteer shopping assistants and collegebound Immokalee High School students bonded during the process of dressing for success.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 NEWS A21 YOUVE NEVER SETTLED FOR MIDDLE OF THE ROAD. SO WHEN PLANNING YOUR NEXT MOVE, GO WITH A CHOICE THAT PUTS YOU IN THE DRIVERS SEAT. THE BEST next thing LUXURY RETIREMENT LIVING SEE THE BEST NEXT THING TODAY.Call (239) 307-3050 for your personal tour. Exhibit spotlights cars that competed in 1950s deadly road raceOne of the greatest and most dangerous road races of all time is remembered in an exhibition running through April 30 at The Revs Institute for Automotive Research Inc. in Naples. The exhibition, La Maxima Competencia, spotlights Mexicos Carrera Panamericana, which was held between 1950 and 1954. The race was discontinued following a succession of fatalities among both participants and spectators. The exhibit reunites for the first time, two cars that competed in the final Panamericana race. One is the 1954 Lincoln Capri Coupe on loan from the National Automobile Museum in Reno, Nevada, that won its class in 1954. The other is a 1953 Porsche 550 Coupe restored to its original specifications from Naples Collier Collection. The Carrera Panamericana celebrated the completion of the Mexican leg of the Pan-American Highway, which ran virtually uninterrupted from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska through Buenos Aires, and to the southern tip of South America. The highway, about 30,000 miles in length, is one of the worlds longest motorable roads. The Mexican army provided security along the Panamericanas original racing route, which covered the 2,000 miles along the length of Mexico. In addition to each other, race participants encountered obstacles such as cattle, goats and over-eager spectators. Twenty-seven drivers and spectators were killed during the five years the race was run. The fatalities, coupled with the inconvenience of closing a highway that was becoming increasingly important, led to the 1954 discontinuation of the Panamericana. The races legacy lived on, helping to spur the technological advances and safety reforms in international motor sports that began in the mid-1950s. In 1988, the Panamericana was revived as a multi-stage road rally on public highways, mostly through the mountains of central Mexico. It was no accident that one of the most important Porsche cars in history also participated twice in the legendary Carrera, said Miles Collier of the Collier Collection. La Maxima Competencia, The Revs Institutes multi-media exhibition, displays the two cars and illustrates the history through words, period images and sound. We are so fortunate to have this exhibition here to share with our visitors, said Scott George, president of The Revs Institute. We are grateful to one our newest volunteers, Charlie Berry, for making us aware of a temporary loan opportunity for the classwinning 1954 Carrera Pamamericana Lincoln Capri from the National Automobile Museum. The Revs Institute for Automotive Research is an 80,000-square-foot private research library and museum that serves serious researchers in fostering a new level of understanding of the automobile. Housed in the Naples facility are the Collier Collection of more than 100 influential automobiles and The Revs Instit utes private archive and research library. The institute is available as a resource to those seriously interested in automotive history. COURTESY PHOTOLa Maxima Competencia, The Revs Institutes multimedia exhibition, displays the 1954 Lincoln Capri Coupe and the 1953 Porsche 550 through words, period images and sound. La Maxima Competencia multimedia exhibition>>Where: The Revs Institute for Automotive Research >>When: Through April 30 >>Cost: $12-20 (free for ages 8 and younger) >>Info: 687-7387; www.revsinstitute.org
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FEATURED RESALE LISTINGS12141516-3084 CAPRINI 18181 Via Caprini Drive3 BR/3 BA + DEN Beachfront Villa w/Spectacular View $1,975,000 COSTA AMALFI 11717 Via Savona Way4 BR/4 BA Beachfront Home w/ Southern Exposure $1,395,000 RAVENNA 11061 Via Tuscany Lane, #2013 BR/3 BA Panoramic Waterfront Views $1,395,000 VALENCIA 10010 Valiant Court, #201 3 BR/2 BA+Den 2nd FL Residence w/Water View-$389,900 SAN MARINO 19651 Marino Lake Circle, #1802 3 BR/2 BA + DEN Spacious First Floor Residence $315,000 MIRASOL 10721 MIRASOL DRIVE #201 3 BR/3 BA Beachfront Corner Unit $535,000SAN MARINO 10540 Marino Pointe Drive, #3012 BR/2 BA + DEN Furnished w/Golf Course View $369,900 PORTO ROMANO 10320 Porto Romano Drive 4 BR/3 BA Golf and Long Water Views $595,000 PORTO ROMANO 10340 Porto Romano Drive2 BR/2 BA + DEN Lake and Golf Course Views $349,900 BEHIND THE WHEELChrysler Pacifica says its OK to return to the minivanThe candle that shines the brightest usually burns out the quickest, and the minivan is the perfect example. Its instant popularity with one generation made the kids who grew up in the back seat desperate to find any alternative when it came time for their own families. So the company that invented the minivan is back to make versatility cool again with the new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica. The established names like Caravan and Town & Country were purposely killed off. This a clear symbol that the new vehicle wants to break from the past, but not entirely. Those who know Chryslers might find Pacifica ironic considering they already used it back in 2003. That car borrowed the Caravan platform, but it was marketed as a three-row crossover a segment that was specifically created to carry the dimensions of a minivan without the family hauler stigma. And the name isnt the only piece of Chryslers history to carryover. The company that created the rulebook for this segment knew there were some fundamentals that needed to be followed. A minivan should be front-wheel drive. It eliminates bulky drivetrain pieces that need to run through the cabin, or raise the ride height beyond what fits in the normal garage. Also, from the driver door backward, the design needs to be as boxy as possible. After all, those swoopy rear ends that we all love in sports cars are also inefficient for interior space. But while the Pacifica is barred from becoming a performance vehicle, the designers borrowed every available trick to add some speedy flair into the design. The grille and headlights are borrowed from the outgoing Chrysler 200 sedan; the front fenders have been flared to a muscle car-like size; and the rear pillar has the kind of strong presence that made BMWs so popular. And yes, faux wood paneling is no longer an option. The result is still obviously a minivan, but it is now handsome enough that owners no long have to point to its usefulness as justification for owning one. More important than disguising the exterior is making sure the interior maximizes versatility. Standard on all Pacificas are features such as dual sliding side doors, three-zone climate control, and the Stow-n-Go seating that allows for a flat floor for cargo and added storage when the seats are in place. There is a standard backup camera, but busy parents will enjoy the Surround View upgrade that provides 360-degree vision a good distance around the car.A long option list offers everything from a upping the seating from seven to eight ($495) to dual touchscreen entertainment systems for the second row ($1,995 bundled entertainment package). But what really distinguishes the Pacifica is the Chrysler seems to remember dad and mom when thinking about available features. Everything from heated/ cooled seats to high-end leather is can be chosen (these might not be the best for sticky fingers, but its a great reminder that the heads of the household need to feel loved, too.) This can all take the base Pacifica from $29,590 to over $43K for a loaded Limited model.No matter the trim level, the engine is the same. The 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 is a carryover from the previous minivan, but it has been updated. On paper, the revised 237 horsepower is a less than 2 percent increase, but it feels much more powerful out on the road. Theres a hint of growl when the accelerator is firmly pegged to the floor that wasnt there before. It almost feels like Chryslers new parent at Fiat drove the old minivan, and the only instruction to engineers was Avanti! Thats the new spirit of the minivan. It gets the fundamentals right, and then goes searching for a little soul. The new Chrysler Pacifica is out to recapture a generation that remembers all the weekend family adventures of the Caravan. But its real trick is to minimize the awkward feeling when entering the corporate parking lot on Monday morning. It will never be cooler than that sports car from your bachelor days, but now that the minivan has gone premium, you no longer have to rebel against your parents car. mylesKORNBLATTmk@autominded.com
A24 NEWS WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.QuigleyEye.comNaplesBonita SpringsFREEEYE EXAMFOR NEW PATIENTSNo Hidden Charges: It is our policy that the patient and or any other person responsible for payment or be reimburse by payment or any other service, examination or treatment CODE: FW00complete medical exam with one of our board certied eye doctors includes prescription for eyeglasses, and tests for FORMERLY EYE HEALTHomas Quigley, M.D.Board Certied Eye Surgeon & Cataract Specialist HEALTHY LIVINGEven low-intensity smokers are at increased risk of earlier deathPeople who consistently smoked an average of less than one cigarette per day over their lifetime had a 64 percent higher risk of earlier death than those who never smoked, and those who smoked between one and 10 cigarettes a day had an 87 percent higher risk of earlier death than neversmokers, according to a new study from researchers at the National Cancer Institute. Risks were lower among former lowintensity smokers compared to those who were still smokers, and risk fell with earlier age at quitting. When researchers looked at specific causes of death among study participants, a particularly strong association was observed for lung cancer mortality. Those who consistently averaged less than one cigarette per day over their lifetime had nine times the risk of dying from lung cancer than neversmokers. Among people who smoked between one and 10 cigarettes per day, the risk of dying from lung cancer was nearly 12 times higher than that of never-smokers. The researchers looked at risk of death from respiratory disease, such as emphysema, as well as the risk of death from cardiovascular disease. People who smoked between one and 10 cigarettes a day had over six times the risk of dying from respiratory diseases than never smokers and about one and half times the risk of dying of cardiovascular disease than never smokers. Smoking has many harmful effects on health, which have been detailed in numerous studies since the U.S. Surgeon Generals 1964 report linking smoking to lung cancer. The health effects of consistent low-intensity smoking, however, have not been well studied and many smokers believe that low-intensity smoking does not affect their health. To better understand the effects of low-intensity smoking on mortality from all causes and for specific causes of death, the scientists analyzed data on over 290,000 adults in the NIHAARP Diet and Health Study. Lowintensity smoking was defined as 10 or fewer cigarettes per day. All participants were age 59 to age 82 at the start of the study. Participants were asked about their smoking behaviors during nine periods across their lives, beginning with before they reached their 15th birthday until after they reached the age of 70 (for the older participants). Among current smokers, 159 reported smoking less than one cigarette per day consistently throughout the years that they smoked; nearly 1,500 reported smoking between one and 10 cigarettes per day. The study relied on people recalling their smoking history over many decades, which introduced a degree of uncertainty into the findings. Also, despite the large number of people surveyed, the number of consistent lowintensity smokers was relatively small. Another limitation of the study is that the participants were mostly white and in their 60s and 70s, so the smoking patterns collected in the study reflect only a particular set of age groups in the United States. Future studies among younger populations and other racial and ethnic groups are needed, particularly as low-intensity smoking has historically been more common among racial and ethnic minorities in the US. The study also lacked detailed information about usage patterns among participants who reported smoking less than one cigarette per day. Hence, the researchers could not compare the effects of smoking every other day, every few days, or weekly, for example. The results of this study support health warnings that there is no safe level of exposure to tobacco smoke, said Maki Inoue-Choi, Ph.D., NCI, division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, and lead author of the study. Together, these findings indicate that smoking even a small number of cigarettes per day has substantial negative health effects and provide further evidence that smoking cessation benefits all smokers, regardless of how few cigarettes they smoke. Conference experts will offer insights for Crohns disease, colitis sufferersManaging inflammatory bowel disease is an issue for more than 1.6 million Americans. To help guide those affected by IBD, the Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America presents seminars from physician experts and healthcare professionals on topics important to IBD patients, families and caregivers from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at Naples Regional Library. Guest speakers and their topics are: Dr. Raymond Phillips, biosimilars; Dawn Gray, nutrition; Paula Allain, clinical studies; and Dr. Sandra Jara, alternative approaches. Crohns disease and ulcerative colitis are painful, medically incurable illnesses that attack the digestive system. Symptoms can include abdominal pain, persistent diarrhea, rectal bleeding, fever and weight loss. Many patients require hospitalization and surgery. These illnesses can cause severe complications, including colon cancer in patients with long-term disease. Most people develop the diseases between the ages of 15 and 35. Admission to the conference for $5 includes breakfast and a chance to win a one-hour massage at a local spa. Reservations are suggested, as seating is limited. Call Jamie Diaz at (561) 2182929 (option 1, ext. 8) or visit www. ccfa.org/chapters/florida. Lighthouse hosts brown bag lunch for visually impairedVisually impaired people and their caregivers are invited to a brown bag lunch and educational program at Lighthouse of Collier at 11:30 a.m. on the third Tuesday of every month Lighthouse headquarters, 2685 Horseshoe Drive S. Attendance is free; bring your own lunch to eat during or after the program. The next lunch is Dec. 20. Lighthouse of Collier also hosts a peer support group meeting for the blind and visually impaired from 10:30 a.m. to noon every Tuesday. For reservations to the brown bag lunch or for more information about the weekly support group, call 430-3934. For more information about the various programs and services offered by Lighthouse of Collier, visit lighthouseofcollier.org.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 A25 www.oaktreedentistrynaples.com 90 Cypress Way East #20 Naples FL (Across From Sams Club) 239-596-5771 Insurance Processing Early Morning Appointments (239) 214-0642 LeeHealthFoundation.org Embrace the spirit of giving this holiday season! Donate to the Little Red Wagon Fund and keep young patients in need close to home at Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida. Visit LeeHealthFoundation.org and Click Donate Today! to a Great Cause! to a Great Cause! Hitch Your W agon Hitch Your Wagon s e GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE The Reindeer Run 5K for Girls on the Run of Collier County steps out at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, at Community School of Naples. Registration is $15-$35. Kids under 5 can sign up for the Santa Sprint for $5. Call 777-3720 or visit www.gotrcc.org. The Santa Stroll 5K Glow Run/ Walk takes place from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, at Sugden Regional Park. Participants run along paths lined with thousands of lights, and dozens of lighted characters add to the fun by running or walking with glowing decorations. A true glow run and walk where participants light up Lake Avalon with their shining movements as they compete in the professionally chip-timed 5K or traverse the paths in the non-timed, non-competitive walk. Walkers can walk one or two laps of the 1.5-mile path. For registration information, find Naples Santa Stroll 5K Glow Run on Facebook. Gulfcoast Runners holds the Dave Cranor 5K to benefit Collier County Drug Court Kids starting at 8 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 1, at Lowdermilk Park. Big Daves Polar Plunge follows at 9 a.m., where intrepid participants dive into the Gulf of Mexico, sans wetsuits. $20 for race registration; take the plunge for free. For more information, visit www.gcrunner.org. The ninth annual WINK News Feeds Families Hunger Walk takes place Saturday morning, Jan. 21, at Miromar Outlets to benefit Harry Chapin Food Bank. The 2-mile, familyand pet-friendly walk is the organizations biggest fundraiser to help feed children, families, seniors and others through the food banks network of 150 partner agencies. Same-day registration opens at 8:30 a.m. For more information or to register, call 334-7007 or visit www.harrychapinfoodbank.org. Baby Basics of Collier County holds its eighth annual Baby Basics Walking Challenge at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at North Collier Regional Park. Participants can walk from 1-6 miles to raise funds to help provide diapers for low-income, working families. For more information, visit www.babybasicscollier.org. Humane Society Naples hosts its 11th annual Race for the Paws 5K Walk/ Run at 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Naples Municipal Airport. Early registration is $20. To sign up or for more information, call 643-1555 or visit www.hsnaples.org. The second annual Boston Red Sox Celebrity Classic to benefit Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida tees off Tuesday, Feb. 21, at The Forest Country Club in south Fort Myers. Registration is $400. For more information, visit www.leehealth.org. Email items to email@example.com.
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Should I get my veterinarian a gift? Its definitely not required, but many pet owners enjoy sharing holiday goodies with their pets other best friends. Our amazing clients give us all kinds of goodies, from cookies to candies to fully catered lunch to pizza to gift cards for the staff, says Gershon L. Alaluf, DVM, at Canyon Animal Hospital in Laguna Beach, Calif. We are always very thankful and very happy to receive every gift given, and every last morsel is ingested. My dog pooped on my parents carpet. What should I do? Oops! We hope you brought a good enzymatic cleanser and some cleanup towels with you. Clean it up as best you can, and offer to have the carpet professionally cleaned. Its a small price to pay for family amity. Whats a good gift for pet-loving friends and family? Find out what kinds of bedding and other products they already use or how their pet likes to play. For instance, if the dog is a tough chewer or loves fetching balls, take those preferences into account. Dr. Beckers QT loves squeaky toys, and Mikkels pug, Willy, is a connoisseur of small, soft, fuzzy toys without stuffing. The Thornton dogs favor treats above all else. A personalized item is thoughtful, too, Mikkel adds, such as a bed, collar or bowl, or breed-specific items like calendars, cards or stationery. Do the person and dog participate in a sport? A supply of dog treats or a new treat bag will be appreciated. For the pet and pet lover who have everything, make a donation to a pet charity in his or her name. A couple of our favorites are World Vets (worldvets.org) and The Grey Muzzle Organization (greymuzzle.org). Is it OK to bring my pet to the family holiday gathering? Always ask first, and respect the response, even if its negative. Not everyone loves pets as much as we do, and some people suffer from allergies or animal-related phobias. If you must bring your pet, plan to stay in a hotel, and consider your pet a good excuse to go take a walk or have some down time to yourself. Should I get my family a pet for Christmas? There used to be a sentiment that it was a bad idea to get pets during the holidays, but if done right, it can be a joyful experience. Studies show that pets given as gifts are just as likely to stay in homes and are just as well loved as animals acquired at other times or in other ways. Any time someone is considering bringing an animal into a home, they should be mindful of the commitment and give thought to what type of pet will be best for the family and lifestyle, says Kristi Littrell, adoption manager for Best Friends Animal Society. If you have time off during the holidays, that can be a good opportunity to spend time with and start training a new pet. If thats not an option, present your family with a gift card or certificate from your local animal shelter, rescue group or a reputable breeder. Then you can all go choose your pet together when the time is right. Pets of the Week>> Beautiful Fiona is a 3-year-old Chihuahua mix who will win you over with her cute underbite and bubbly personality. Her adoption fee is $150. >> Gage is an adorable 9-month-old Labrador/ cur mix with special needs. He has spent his entire puppy life with HSN. For more information on his condition, call Humane Society Naples at the number below. His adoption fee is $75. >> Juliet is a friendly 2-year-old domestic shorthair whose adoption fee has been waived since she has been at HSN for more than six months. >> Tampa is an affectionate 1-year-old tabby who comes with a Cozy Care Cat package. Learn more at www. hsnaples.org.To adopt or foster a petDogs and cats adopted from Humane Society Naples come with vaccinations, sterilization surgery, ID microchip and 30 days of health insurance. Visit the animals ready for adoption at the main shelter at 370 Airport-Pulling Road N. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday), or at the satellite adoption center at Coastland Center during mall hours. Call 643-1555 or visit www. hsnaples.org for more information. Opening your heart and home to a dog, cat or other pet who needs a second chance can make holidays even more special.
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He is a trustee of the Georgia Research Alliance and serves on the advisory board of the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. He earned a bachelors degree in political science and economics from Stanford University in 1968 and a masters in international economics and American foreign policy from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in 1971. He also attended the Senior Executive Program at MIT, Sloan School of Management, in 1994. In 2012, he was awarded an honorary doctoral degree by Georgia State University. He served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve from 1968-74. The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta serves the Sixth Federal Reserve District, which covers Alabama, Florida and Georgia as well as parts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee. CEOFrom page 3cookies or something like that, he said A lot of my clients were commenting that they didnt care for the cookies because they were watching their health. So what do you give the client who has everything? Six years ago, Mr. Crisci started donating $100 per client to local charities. They receive cards noting the recipient nonprofits, website links and a promise of client confidentiality. I probably give more now than I did before the recession, he said. Its a win-win for everyone and makes more sense. Im very fortunate to have great clients who are already very involved in the community. They want to give back and prefer to think of people less fortunate. If you have, say, 80 clients you can give a lot of money. When dealing with high-worth individuals or the customer who has everything, choose a gift for their pet or their children, Ms. Whitmore suggested. Or take them to lunch or dinner. Because of the internet most businesspeople are not spending as much face-to-face time with their clients, she said. Holiday gift giving is a way to recognize top customers and share your appreciation. As adults not many people say thank you to us, said Patti Guerzo, founder of Guerzo Business Consulting in Port Charlotte. The value of loyal customers is really important. Everybody likes to feel theyre appreciated. There are different reasons for holiday gifts, said Sherri Hynden, the matriarch of the family-run Flint Financial Group at USB in Fort Myers. From our viewpoint, we want to give back and let clients know theyre special to us, we care about them, are thinking of them, and that our appreciation of our relationship goes beyond the financial. We try to give clients practical gifts like fresh fruits, sweets, muffins or nuts but you have to know if theyre diabetic, put thought into the gift and be sensitive to their needs. Budgets and business histories often make it prohibitive for businesses with an expansive client base to send a gift to everyone. Consultants and etiquette experts said its best to make a tiered list of top clients and gift accordingly. Theres no percentage rule or magic formula to determine what you should spend. Some rules apply and you have to be a little more discerning when giving outside the office, said Ms. Whitmore. Most businesses can accept food and its always a great gift. Id stay away from alcohol unless you know a client loves a certain type of alcohol. Businesses also have to factor in the costs of an employee wrapping or preparing gifts, signing cards and shipping, noted Ms. Guerzo. You cant buy for every single client, Ms. Whitmore said. Its just not reasonable. You have to consider those who make your life easier or your most valuable clients, your bread and b utter. Some of the best gifts are well thought out and dont cost much. Ten years ago, every business would send 100 gift baskets that were all the same, said Shelly Pryor Aristizabal, founder of Neapolitan Consultants in Naples. Thats not happening anymore but holiday giving is a conversation every business should have. Some companies have just a few clients and can put more thought into it. Others have prospects they want to impress or create loyalty. Lets face it: Most businesses are doing this as an act of goodwill but also to get more business and keep their name in front of people. It has the potential for people thinking about your brand.Pay attention, get personalPersonal and thoughtful gifts are most meaningful just dont bestow jewelry or other gifts that could be misconstrued as crossing the professional line. You want to stay away from intimate gifts like jewelry or flowers, said Ms. Whitmore. I always try to give gifts that are made in my hometown like Florida marmalade or Key lime cookies. It makes the gift more special and you can tailor it to your clients personality. She even works with Florida Weeklys Scott Simmons, editor of the Palm Beach Gardens/Jupiter and West Palm Beach/Palm Beach editions. Hes also known for his antique collections, and he sources American-made Lenox teacups for her overseas clients. Before I travel I try to find something in Scotts collection, Ms. Whitmore said. I like to give clients Lenox teacups because its so hard to find Americanmade china. Lenox is also the official china of the White House and people really like that. I might pay $10 to $20 but its reasonable compared to the impact Im going to make, when I walk in and give a unique piece. Ms. Pryor Aristizabal said executives and owners should also take note of favorite foods and wines while wining and dining clients throughout the year and create gift baskets designed to their tastes. If youve played golf together consider something along those lines. The more personal, the more impact it has, she said. I always encourage my clients to pay attention when theyre with their client. Its an investment and a way of saying thank you. In the business world, clients are the number one referring agent. Gift cards to a favorite restaurant also work, she said. You can get $100 gift cards to Flemings and other restaurants for $80 at Costco, she said. Most everyone likes to go out for dinner and its all about you thought of them and want them to splurge on themselves. For her clients, Ms. Guerzo went hyper local this year, purchasing fruit-forward wines with whimsical labels from the Gilded Grape Winery. She also incorporated scarfand hat-wearing bottles on the beach into her greeting cards. Dont overlook the underlingsAll too often businesses send holiday gifts to higher ups, unintentionally omitting administrative assistants who patch through their calls and support staff who often shoulder the brunt of the workload. Holiday gift giving is a marketing strategy, part of the overall business plan, and ideally should acknowledge receptionists and others who function as gatekeepers between you and their boss. I can tell you first-hand, an administrative assistant resents the fact the boss gets a gift and doesnt share and they do half the work, Ms. Whitmore said. Its often best to give to an entire office and make mention of an assistant.To brand or not to brandLogoed items are one area where the experts disagree. Some call it tacky and too self-serving; others say its a great way to keep your companys name out there all year. Desk supplies are good but stay away from the overdone coffee cup even if its filled with chocolate or nuts.For Lucy Costas, co-owner of Promotional Incentives in Cape Coral, most of her business is logoed merchandise from insulated tumblers and food baskets and tins to beach towels and embroidered apparel. The company has specialized in corporate branding and logo merchandising since 1990 and has seen a return to business gift giving in recent years.I think were returning to where it was 10 years ago, Ms. Costa said. Personalization and customization now allow companies to emblazon their brand on everything, however, Ms. Costa said less is often more. Too much advertising becomes a promotion and not a gift. Its always a dilemma, she said. I recommend clients imprint an icon or subtle logo. Look at Nike: It took years of brand building before it could drop the name and just use the swoosh. Shes currently working with a Naples laws firm to deliver insulated duffle bags embroidered with clients surnames. Inside, 30-ounce tumblers will be laser-etched with individuals first names. Drink ware has always been a bestselling promo item and were scrambling to get tumblers for clients. My goal is to source out the best option at the least expense. Promotional Incentive also works with heath-care organizations, government entities and nonprofit agencies, the latter of which have to walk the proverbial tightrope between thanking donors and spending their money on gifts. They want to be good stewards, Ms. Costa said. Its been proven in research the visibility of these gifts doubles as a public relations tool.No missed opportunitiesWhether you dropped the ball or just couldnt make things happen in December due to production and shipping timelines, consider waiting until after the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. A New Years gift is perfectly acceptable and also novel. So is one sent in the spirit of the Chinese New Year, said Ms. Guerzo. I think Thanksgiving or New Years is best, said Ms. Pryor Aristizabal. That way you dont have to know a clients religious beliefs. You can also give thanks during the year. Thats exactly what Markham Norton Mosteller Wright and Co. in Fort Myers does. We value our relationships with our clientele and the community. We want our clients to have a quality relationship with us and try to stay in-the-know of landmark events in their lives, says Jessica Walker, marketing and public relations manager. MNMW will send gifts to clients at various times through the year for special events, promotions, awards and other life events, not necessarily focused on the holiday time of year. Gifts are sent on a case-by case basis depending on the events taking place. We want our clientele to know they are family and to feel that connection with our entire team. Because Ms. Costas work depends on manufacturers and shipping company schedules, making the holiday deadline sometimes just isnt possible or economically feasible. If youve waited too long, its better to wait and do something in January. Whether you give now or later, know you have a great opportunity, said Ms. Guerzo. For $500 or whatever it might take, its not much money. No one else is doing it so youre going to stand out from the competition. GIFTINGFrom page 1
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 BUSINESS B5 MONEY & INVESTINGTax holiday on profit outside U.S. will likely aid wealthy the mostThere is no doubt that many of president-elect Trumps proposed polices are very pro-business. One plan in particular, a tax holiday for bringing cash held overseas by corporations back into the United States, is highly anticipated by many corporations. Why is this such a popular policy and what will it mean for businesses and the U.S. economy in general? When multi-national corporations produce profit outside the U.S., often these firms do not bring those funds back for tax reasons. For example, lets say a company sells jet engines in the United Kingdom with a tax rate of 21 percent. That company would then keep 79 cents of every dollar of profit. If said company wanted to bring those funds into the U.S., however, it would then have to pay an additional tax equal to the difference between the tax paid in the foreign county and the U.S. tax rate, which for a corporation is 35 percent. So the company would need to pay an additional 14 cents in taxes for every dollar of profit. This repatriation tax is significant for two main reasons. The first is that the U.S. has one of the highest corporate tax rates in the world. While there are some countries like Norway or Saudi Arabia, which do have higher rates, most countries have significantly lower rates. Therefore, there typically will be a sizable payment owed to the IRS upon repatriation of profits into the U.S. The second explanation of why this is such an important issue is the sheer magnitude of foreign profits held abroad. Analysts believe that U.S. companies have over $2.6 trillion in other countries. Some of this money will be needed to fund growth in these nations but much of this would be brought back into the U.S. if not for the high U.S. corporate tax rate. There is a great deal of disagreement with regard to what effect an influx of repatriated foreign profits will have on the U.S. economy. Many labor leaders are hopeful that these funds will be used to hire more workers, build additional factories or invest in research and development. However, other people are doubtful that this will really happen. Interest rates are so low and corporate credit is so loose that any expansion can easily be funded by cheap debt now. It is not credit constraints that are holding back hiring or growth. Instead, most analysts believe that most of these funds will flow to investors via increased dividends, stock buybacks and acquisition activities. Stocks prices should increase. Executive pay, much of which is obtained in the form of stock options, should rise as well. The majority of benefits of this tax holiday will clearly go to the wealthy in the U.S. To prevent this, some lawmakers are demanding that money brought back into the U.S. at a reduced tax rate is to be only used to fund new jobs and equipment. But history shows that even with these types of rules, the result will be the same. In 2003, President Bush passed a one-year tax holiday on foreign funds with the exact stipulation that these dollars be used for job-creating investments. Later studies showed that 79 cents of every dollar of these foreign funds ended up funding stock buybacks. So for those who believe in trickle down economics, a tax holiday on foreign earnings will be great for the economy as stockholders and executives gain the most from this policy. But for those expecting a major hiring explosion or infrastructure windfall, I think you will end up being quite disappointed. Eric Bretan, the co-owner of Ricks Estate & Jewelry Buyers in Punta Gorda, was a senior derivatives marketer and investment banker for more than 15 years at several global banks. m i w l f e i ericBRETANestaterick@gmail.com SUE HUFF / COURTESY PHOTOSLike us on Facebook.com/NaplesFloridaWeekly to see more photos. We take more society and business networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to 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. NETWORKINGFriends of Foster Children Forever host Circle of Friends luncheon 1. Jan Eustis, Judy Groos, Wiltrud West, Cathy Appelbaum, Hon. Ted Brousseau, Lori Cohen, Lisa Cannon and Fran Kieselhorst 2. Dr. Jingshun Zhang and Dr. Xiaoxue Wang 3. Lisa Cannon, Cathy Appelbaum and Wiltrud West 4. Wilma Boyd and Olga Placeres 5. Sue Erb and Cyndi Smith 6. Rob Wilson, Rio DeArmond, PJ Fuesterman-Meyer and Ashley Solomon 7. Tammy Turner Kipp, Debi McInnis and Amy Turner 8. Pat Barton and Bill Barton 9. Dawn Montecalvo and Rich Montecalvo 1 2 4 6 3 5 8 7 9
B6 BUSINESS WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY BUSINESS MEETINGS Young Professionals of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce meet for breakfast and networking from 8-9:15 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, at DiRomos Gourmet Market & Restaurant in the Promenade at Bonita Bay. Call 992-2943 or visit www.bonitaspringschamber.com/events. The Collier County Lodging and Tourism Alliance kicks off the new year with networking from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, at the Hawthorne Suites Naples. Call Lisa Carney at 2935327 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Wake Up Naples for members and guests of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the Hilton Naples. The meeting is sponsored by the Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida. Sign up at www.napleschamber.org/events. Dennis Lockhart, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank in Atlanta, will be the guest speaker at the invitation-only investors luncheon hosted by the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, at Flemings Prime Steak House in North Naples. Members of the chambers Chairmans Circle and its Legacy Leaders are among those who will receive invitations. For more information, visit www. napleschamber.org/events. A welcome reception for new members of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce takes place from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, in the boardroom at chamber headquarters, 25071 Chamber of Commerce Drive, Bonita Springs. All members who joined in the fourth quarter of 2016 are invited. Call 992-2943 or visit www. bonitaspringschamber.com/events. Business After Hours for members and guests of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, at Wiebel, Hennells & Carufe, 9420 Bonita Beach Road. Call 992-2943 or visit www. bonitaspringschamber.com/events. Sandalwood Village at 3511 Vanderbilt Beach Road hosts Business After Five for members and guests of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19. Sign up at www.napleschamber.org/events. A members-only meeting of the Executive Club of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, at The von Liebig Art Center, home of the Naples Art Association. Sign up at www. napleschamber.org/events. A Job Search Support Group meets from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Contact Karen Klukiewicz at email@example.com or visit www.napleschamber.org. Consultants from the Small Business Development Center at Florida Gulf Coast University are available at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, 2390 Tamiami Trail N., every Thursday. To make an appointment for a free session, call Suzanne Specht at 745-3704. 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Great companies keep innovating.(5) Does the company have a worthwhile profit margin? Some companies profit handsomely despite small margins, via hefty sales volume. In general, though, the bigger the profit margins, the better. And ideally, they should be growing fatter.(7) Does the company have outstanding labor and personnel relations? Its a big plus if employees are happy. (8) Does the company have outstanding executive relations? Among other things, executive compensation should be within industry norms. (11) Are there other aspects of the business, somewhat peculiar to the industry involved, which will give the investor important clues as to how outstanding the company may be in relation to its competition? Study the industry to see which companies have competitive advantages and are best positioned to succeed.(12) Does the company have a shortrange or long-range outlook in regard to profits? Its the long run that matters most. Look for big goals and smart strategies.(14) Does management talk freely to investors about its affairs when things are going well but clam up when troubles and disappointments occur? Annual CEO letters to shareholders can give you a sense of management candor. Look for recognition of risks and mistakes instead of whitewashing and blaming. Management integrity is critical. Disreputable SourcesEarly on in my investing career, I saw information from two different (but unfamiliar) sources about a biotech company that was poised to revolutionize the treatment of and potentially cure diabetes. (Thats paraphrased, but you get the idea.) The shares were around $6.50, so I bought 1,000. I just knew I would be retiring early thanks to this amazing biotech company. Well, the bottom fell out a few months later, with the shares losing something like three-quarters of their value. I hung on, thinking maybe the stock would come back. I think the shares were at $0.04 when I finally sold. I had never before heard of the scam where someone buys a ton of shares in a failing company, issues rave guidance, waits for a bunch of suckers to jump in and send the price up, and then sells at a profit before the stock falls back. I no longer pay attention to any investment information from unfamiliar sources. I learned the hard way to make sure my investment advice comes from reputable sources. T.R., HoustonThe Fool Responds: You fell for a classic pump-and-dump scheme. The scenario you describe is common with penny stocks, where investors get excited about the hype over some companys amazing potential such as its being on the verge of curing cancer or discovering gold. Youre smart to find and stick to sources you trust. Calling VerizonWith each passing day, we become more and more tethered to mobile devices. That also translates to greater demand on wireless networks to meet our data demands at faster and faster speeds. That, of course, requires immense amounts of capital spending, and few companies in the wireless business generate the kind of cash that Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) does to develop the next big thing in wireless: a 5G network.Over the trailing 12 months, Verizon has generated more than $28 billion in cash from operations, allowing it to reinvest in its business while leaving plenty left over for its generous dividend, which it has increased regularly over the past decade. While Verizon has made some slightly head-scratching acquisitions, such as its purchase of AOL and a bid for Yahoo! to boost advertising revenue, the real cashgenerating workhorse of this company is its wireless subscriptions.Verizon did miss some subscriber targets in its most recent earnings report, but that was somewhat expected as competition among wireless providers ramps up. As Verizon starts to differentiate itself with its 5G network expected to be online in 2020 it should continue to reward shareholders.With its stock recently sporting a price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio near 15 and a dividend yielding 4.6 percent, Verizon is worth the consideration of long-term investors. (The Motley Fool has recommended Verizon Communications.) I trace my roots back to 1958, when Bank of America introduced the first general-use credit card: BankAmericard. It grew rapidly in the U.S. and abroad, morphing into an interbank card association, with dozens of participating banks. In 1976, I got my current name. Today, while Im not a bank and dont issue credit cards or extend credit, Im a global payments giant with a market value near $170 billion. My processing network can handle more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. Based in Foster City, California, I rake in more than $14 billion annually. Who am I? (Answer: Visa) Quarterly CheckupsQHow often should I review the stocks in my portfolio? P.M., Walnut Creek, CaliforniaAIdeally, follow the companies at least every three months, when quarterly and annual reports are issued. Read through the reports and press releases, which you can usually find at company websites. See what stories on them you can find via Google News, too. With big, established, long-term holdings, you can get away with checking in less often. Younger, smaller outfits are likely to fluctuate much more than big blue chips, but even blue chips can have sharp moves. The more you know about your holdings, the better decisions youll likely make, and the better your portfolios performance is likely to be. ***QWhat are tech stocks? H.G., Warsaw, IndianaAA surprising number of companies use a lot of technology as part of their operations. Financial companies, for example, process billions of electronic transactions each year using computers. Energy companies use technology for purposes such as finding oil and generating power from sunlight and wind. Retailers use technology to keep track of inventory and manage logistics with some even employing robots in warehouses. Even insurance companies are using the latest technologies such as Big Data to improve their actuarial forecasting. When investors talk about tech stocks, though, they are typically referring to computerand softwarerelated companies.Its easy to assume that tech stocks are likely to be fast growers, but thats not always true. Many technologyheavy companies struggle or go out of business. The tech-heavy airline industry, for example, has stung many investors over the years. Instead of looking for promising tech stocks, its better to just evaluate each company and industry on its own merits. Want more information about stocks? 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 BUSINESS B7 Insurance products sold, offered, or recommended are not a deposit, not FDIC insured, not insured by any federal government agency, not guaranteed by a bank, and may go down in value. 2016, Branch Banking and Trust Company. All rights reserved. Only deposits are FDIC insured. For more than 90 years, BB&T Insurance Services has never taken a relationship for granted. We set out to earn your business each and every day. Our strong value system helps us determine what is right and reasonable, and to remain focused on doing whats in the best interests of the clients and communities we service. Discover the value a values driven agency can offer for you. Insurance.BBT.com Fort Myers 13515 Bell Tower Drive Fort Myers, FL 33907 239-433-4535 Naples 889 111th Ave N, Suite 201 Naples, FL 34108 239-261-0428 Cape Coral 4707 SE 9th Place, Suite 102 Cape Coral, FL 33904 239-772-5400 JOSHUA COLT FISHER / COURTESY PHOTOS Like us on Facebook.com/NaplesFloridaWeekly to see more photos. We take more society and business networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to 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. NETWORKINGAIA-Florida Southwest awards evening and architecture lecture 1. Angel Zambrano and Cristina Reis with Joyce Owens, president of AIA Florida 2. Guest lecturer Lawrence Scarpa with Taylor Lichteberger and Sabrina Rocha of David Poorman Architect 3. Brad Schiffer, WR Frizzell Medal of Honor winner Andrea Clark Brown, Joyce Owens and Stephen Hruby 4. Allied Member of the Year Christopher Pacitto, PE 5. Brian Leaders and John Gerneth, center and right, of David Corban Architects with Lawrence Scarpa 6. Lawrence Scarpa, Brandt Henning of BUILD and David Corban 7. Adrian Karapici of Peacock and Lewis 8. KP Pezeshkan of Manhattan Group, Builder of the Year 9. Presidents Award winner Joshua Fisher and David Corban 10. John Buehler, Michaela Henning, Brandt Henning and Chris Ressler 11. Joyce Owens, center, of Architecture Joyce Owens, with Lawrence Scarpa and David Corban 12. Sanjay Rajput, John Gerneth and Gibson Bastar of David Corban Architects, winner of the Design Honor Award for the Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve 13. Adriane Orion, Christy Walker and Rene Zepeda 1 4 9 5 6 7 8 2 3 10 12 13 11
B8 BUSINESS WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY COURTESY PHOTOS Like us on Facebook.com/NaplesFloridaWeekly to see more photos. We take more society and business networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to 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. NETWORKINGJingle & Mingle with the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce 1. Carrie Reynolds, Cyndy Carlson, Harlan Parrish and Shelley Anderson 2. Leonor Reales, Bob Rosier and Teri Lamaine 3. Bryon McCartney and Brian Reis 4. Javier Pacheco, Claudine Wetzel, Ron Toll, Lisa Portnoy, Shelley Anderson, Kim Hastings, Mike Briers, Leonard Egdish, Scott Hennells, Bob Rosier, Gerard Sola and Tiffany Esposito 5. Ben Nelson and Jim Murphy 6. Mary Meima, Trish Leonard and Gary Price 7. Robin Egdish, Leonard Egdish and Randi Ordetx 8. Sally Ricciardelli, Shane Bailey, Rachel Rango and Deborah Haas 9. Sean LeBlanc, Dale Ward and Dan Mirkovic 10. Allen Furrer, Javier Pacheco and Dennis Atkinson 1 3 6 9 4 7 5 8 2 10
VISIT WWW.DWANAPLES.COM FOR INFORMATION ON THESE AND OTHER MEDITERRA PROPERTIESDAVID WILLIAM AUSTON, PA MEDITERRA RESIDENT, GOLF MEMBER & REAL ESTATE SPECIALISTASSISTING IN OVER 100 CLOSED MEDITERRA TRANSACTIONS SINCE 2011 AMERIVEST REALTY | Of ce: 239.280.5433 Ravello at Mediterra10,746 SQ FT | $8,750,000 Positano at Mediterra4,233 SQ FT | $2,299,000 Calabria at Mediterra2,873 SQ FT | $629,000 Bayshores at Vanderbilt Beach1,315 SQ FT | $1,199,000 JUST LISTED! JUST LISTED! REAL ESTATE NEWSMAKERSDomain Realty recognizes the following top producers for November: Closed sales Odamis Houston, top overall agent; Yvonne Burnham, top sales agent; Melinda Sullivan top listing agent.Pending sales Angela Lutzi, Jen Mitchell and Parker Hansen. Domain Realty welcomes the following new real estate professionals to its team: Gary Bopp, Eris Borgia, Heather Griffin, Bill Hooker, Vivienne Sinkow Keith Sipnick and Toni Stout.WCI Communities announces the top sales performers of November for its communities throughout Southwest Florida:Arborwood Preserve Lydia Masters Artesia Naples Shawn Ruhlman Carrara and Viansa at Talis Park Mary Manganiello The Colony Golf & Bay Club Lisa Perry Hampton Park and Timberwood Preserve Elise McMahonSEE NEWSMAKERS, B19 House Hunting:16631 Cortona LaneThis modern, fresh and meticulously updated lakefront residence in Mediterra has an exterior that reflects classical courtyard styling and an interior that unleashes tasteful contemporary statements. Archways lead to spacious rooms highlighted by white tongue-and-groove beamed ceilings and underscored by hand-scraped, dark hardwood floors. The all-white kitchen has sleek slab marble counters, an island with curved stainless sinks and high-end appliances by SubZero, Wolf and Asko. This three-bedroom, three-bath home is filled with handpicked materials such as the reclaimed brick from a Chicago warehouse used as an accent wall. Banks of French doors in the great room open to the lakeside summer kitchen. The owners suite has a serene vibe and private access to the heated saltwater pool. Emily K. Bua and Take Bua-Bell of John R. Wood Properties have the listing for $1.4 million and host an open house from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18. To arrange a showing, call 595-0097 or visit www.BuaBellSellsNaples.com to see more properties. WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 | B9WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYCOURTESY PHOTOS RUHLMAN MASTERS PERRY MANGANIELLO FARMER MCMAHON
Florida: Bonita Springs/Estero, Ca p Naples/Marco Island, O North Carolina: Cashiers/Lake Glenville, RoyalShellSales.com | 239.26 EXCELLENC E 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 OAKSMARCO ISLAND Water Direct, Open Bay View, No Bridges 4 BR + Den, 3.5 BA $2,649,000 MLS 216066798 Starr Whiting 239.404.1219 MARCO BEACHNAPLES 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 WESTNAPLES 4 BR, 4 BA, 1 Acre in Highly Sought AfterFour Seasons Amazing Commercial Size Pool & Infinity Edge Spa $1,100,000 MLS 216054371 Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 FOUR SEASONSRESERVE II, NAPLES The Ultimate Sophisticated Coach Home 3 BR + Den, 3 BA w/Over $300,000 in Upgrades $649,000 MLS 216021145 Steve Suddeth & Jenn Nicolai 239.784.0693 NEW PRICE BANYAN WOODSAVELLINO ISLES Newly Decorated, Furnished 3 BR, 2.5 BA Condo Amazing Views of Lake & Fairways $599,000 MLS 216060384 Kurt Petersen 239.777.0408 VINEYARDSNAPLES Top Floor, 2 BR, 2 BA, Unfurnished Condo Remodeled Bathrooms, Enclosed Lanai $568,700 MLS 216066546 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 BORDEAUX CLUBNAPLES Sweet Southern Lake Views Completely Updated Kitchen & Bathrooms $560,000 MLS 216062840 Liz Biswurm 239.370.0312 AUTUMN WOODSNAPLES Rarely Offered, 3 BR, 2 Full BA Luxury Resort, Walk to 5th Ave. $549,000 MLS 216046244 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 NAPLES BAY RESORTNAPLES Expansive, Open Floor Plan View of Preserve $499,900 MLS 216074687 Jamie Polly 239.850.0487 RIVERSTONENAPLES 3/4 Acre Waterfront Lot in Gated Community 155 Acres, Just 28 Homesites, Two 5 Acre Lakes $397,500 MLS 213015237 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 NAPLES CLUB ESTATESNAPLES 3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Home New Kitchen, All Wood & Tile Floors $379,900 MLS 216042493 Patti Fortune & Charles Goff 239.272.8494 VINEYARDSBOAT SLIP #17 One of the Few Live Aboard Slips in Naples 70' x 18.5' Slip 15 Minutes/2 Miles to Gulf $375,000 MLS 215070089 Steve Suddeth & Jenn Nicolai 239.784.0693 OLD NAPLES SEAPORTTHE MOORINGS View of Moorings Bay, Rare Find 1 BR, 1 BA, Beach Across the Street $339,500 MLS 216069716 Deborah Viglas 239.215.2035 NEW PRICE YACHT HARBOR MANOROAKBROOK Amazing Lake & Golf Course Views, Spacious Lanai High Quality Harbourside Home, Fine Detailing $1,499,500 MLS 216014927 Robert Nemec 239.273.2556 SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKSBANYAN COVE Watch Eagles Soar from Your Spectacular Lanai Nicely Landscaped, Private, Lakefront, Cul-De-Sac Lot $1,195,000 MLS 216056952 Gary Ryan 239.273.6796 SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKSBERMUDA COVE Beautiful 3 BR, 4 BA Villa w/Vanishing Edge Pool & Spa Golf Views from Lovely Lanai for Entertaining $980,000 MLS 216074860 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 NEW LISTING BONITA BAYANCHORAGE Lovely Courtyard Pool Home w/Lake View All Bathrooms & Kitchen Updated $739,500 MLS 216023429 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 NEW PRICE BONITA BAYESTERO 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Vaulted Ceilings Gorgeous Lanai w/Golf Course & Lake View $380,000 MLS 216073765 Jim Westerfield Realty Team 239.287.6617 NEW LISTING PALMETTO RIDGE AT THE BROOKSESTERO 2 BR + Den, 2 BA, 2-Car Garage Natural Gas Community $360,000 MLS 216057928 Katie Brady Rigsby 239.770.6061 VILLA PALMERASESTERO 2,878 S.F. of Spacious, Upgraded, Luxurious Living Enjoy Long Lake Views & Majestic Sunsets $359,900 MLS 216058652 Jim Westerfield Realty Team 239.287.6617 NEW PRICE MEADOWS OF ESTEROBONITA Furnished 2 BR + Den, 2 BA Condo Beautiful Lake & Sunset Views $269,000 MLS 216031214 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 LAS BRISAS AT SPANISH WELLS
p e Coral, Captiva Island, Fort Myers, cala and Sanibel Island Highlands, Sapphire Valley/Lake Toxaway RoyalShellRentals.com 1.9101 E NAPLES Lakefront Executive Home & Cabana 6 BR + Den, 5.5 BA, Pool/Spa $2,195,000 MLS 216063632 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 TREVISO BAYNAPLES 2-Story Victorian Charmer w/ New Refreshed Look Front Porch, Wraparound Balconies $1,685,000 MLS 216066094 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 HEMINGWAY PLACENAPLES Prestigious Downtown Location on Quiet Street Spacious, Updated, Single Family Pool Home $1,295,000 MLS 216047112 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 NEW PRICE PARK SHORENAPLES 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Renovated Fully Golf Course View from Screened Pool & Lanai $579,000 MLS 216074489 Jim Westerfield Realty Team 239.898.5953 NEW LISTING PALM RIVERNAPLES 2-Story, 4 BR, 3 BA Home Cathedral Ceiling, Loft & Den $575,000 MLS 216060235 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 LELY RESORTNAPLES 3 BR + Den, 2.5 BA, 3-Car Garage Upgraded Kitchen/Breakfast Bar $575,000 MLS 216065941 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 BLACK BEAR RIDGENAPLES Quaint, Mid-Century Remodeled Residence Close Proximity to the Gulf of Mexico $499,000 MLS 215053494 Mark Semeraro 239.370.2455 LAKE PARKNAPLES Beautiful Lake View 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Condo w/Carport $460,000 MLS 216029881 Jim Hiester 239.919.9508 PELICAN BAYNAPLES "In-Town" Location Furnished 2 BR, 2 BA w/Garden & Pool Views $449,000 MLS 216027665 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 OLD NAPLESNAPLES 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Completely Renovated Large Corner Lot, Private Fenced Backyard $410,000 MLS 216068771 Jim Westerfield Realty Team 239.287.6617 NEW LISTING PALM RIVERNAPLES Lovely 2 BR, 2 BA Renovated Condo Deeded Covered Boat Dock & Lift $299,900 MLS 216066105 Michael May 239.949.0000 MARINA MANORPELICAN MARSH Turnkey 2 BR, 2 BA w/Beautiful Preserve Views Light & Bright 2nd Floor Condo $215,000 MLS 216072108 Dodona Roboci, The Roboci Team 239.776.8124 NEW LISTING ST. CROIXGREAT GOLF & LAKE VIEWS Watch Eagles Soar Above from 1,256 S.F. Lanai 3,800+ S.F., 4 BR, 4 BA, Pool/Spa, 3-Car Garage $1,675,000 MLS 216070098 Larry Bell 239.919.4404 BAY CREEK AT PELICAN LANDINGGLEN LAKES Custom Executive Estate, 4 BR + Den, 4 BA 4,174 S.F. Living Area, SE Lanai, 3-Car Garage $1,550,000 MLS 216013634 Greg Lewis, The Lewis Team 239.287.1158 SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKSESTERO 3 BR, 2 BA, Incredible Lake View from Lanai Completely Turnkey, Including Golf Cart $499,000 MLS 216075010 Jim Westerfield Realty Team 239.287.6617 NEW LISTING PELICAN SOUNDBONITA Updated 3 BR, 3 BA w/Pool & Spa Southern Exposure & Golf Course Views $479,000 MLS 216051727 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 SPANISH WELLSBONITA Custom Built Like New Home Fabulous Pool & Spa $449,000 MLS 216072258 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 NEW LISTING FAIRWINDSBONITA 3 Years Young & Better Than New Peaceful Setting & Wonderful Retreat $424,900 MLS 216047143 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 NEW PRICE FAIRWINDSBONITA Furnished 2 BR, 2.5 BA Townhouse, Lake View Gated Community w/Lush Mature Landscaping $225,000 MLS 216017583 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 HACIENDA VILLAGEBERMUDA ISLES Lanai Overlooking Royal Poinciana 2 BR, 2 BA, 1,204 S.F., Remodeled Kitchen & Bathrooms $194,500 MLS 216052261 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 VANDERBILT LAKESFT. MYERS Pool Home Overlooking Long Lake Views 2,273 S.F. Under Air, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms $335,000 MLS 216071398 Pam Olsen 239.464.6873 NEW PRICE EMERALD PINESFT. MYERS 5 BR, 3.5 BA, 3-Car Garage, Over 2,500 S.F. New Stainless Appliances, Washer, Dryer & Carpet $325,000 MLS 216074597 Ann Spellman 239.841.0240 NEW LISTING MAGNOLIA LAKES
(239) 728-5481 ATTENTION 1ST TIME HOME BUYERS $174,900Lehigh Acres 1795 SF, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, + den, screened back porch & 2-car garage. Located on a .5 acre, high and dry, fenced lot north east Lehigh Acres just 2 streets from Alva. Diagonal laid tile & wood-like ooring & cathedral ceiling. Master bathroom with large shower, Jacuzzi tub & double sinks. $2,500,00049+ ACRES COMMERCIAL LOT Lehigh Acres 49.43 acres zoned Residential Planned Development and Commercial Planned Development. Approved for 353 residential units, 1,412 nursing home or ALF units or 706 continuing care units. Convenient to Lehigh Regional Medical Center, Walmart, shopping and restaurants. Adjacent to Town Lakes gated community, and Lehigh Acres Community Park. RIVERFRONT HOMESITES: Seller Financing Available One acre and up 20 elevation. Fresh deep water. Gated community docks welcome. $162,900GOLFERS PARADISE Alva Welcome to your new Ashton Oaks home overlooking the 17th green at the Davis Love III Championship Golf Course. This 1st oor, end unit has 2 bedrooms, 2 bath, + den and features; tile, plantation shutters, stainless appliances, Corian counters, screened porch with serene scenic view. Gated community with all the accoutrements. $312,000LUXURY LIVING AT LAKESIDE Naples 1595 SF, 3 bedroom, 2 bath single-family home located at Lakeside. Wine cooler, granite counters, 10 ceilings, tile & bamboo oors, crown molding, chair rail, walk-in tile shower, whirlpool tub, 280 SF covered & screened Lanai, plus guest patio. Lakeside is a premium gated community with a 40 acre boating lake, swimming pools, tennis court, clubhouse, basketball court, shufeboard & scenic walking paths. $139,000 and up Full-Service Brokerage Residential Real Estate & Commercial Real Estate 239.529.5737 | exitrealtyswfl.com NO MONTHLY FEES No Desk Fees 10% Sponsoring Bonus ResidualsYear after year Potentially More Than 100% Agent Training Provided...At No Cost Join our Team! 51 9th Street South Naples, FL 34102 Next to Starbucks at Central & 41 Contact James Hinson Today! 239.821.0704 firstname.lastname@example.org Sue@SueMyhelic.com SueMyhelic.com Kings Lake $154,900Furnished 2BR, 2BA condo with vaulted ceilings & detached carport. Tiled lanai with serene wooded view. Huntington Lakes $216,000Delightful 2BR, 2BA meticulous condo with a superb lake view. Tile thru out and impressive updates. Riverstone $824,900Absolutely gorgeous 4BR, 3BA, powder room plus den, huge great room, of ce & upgrades galore. A must see! MAKE IT YOURS! A SENSATIONAL BUY! YOUR SLICE OF PARADISE! Banyan WoodsReserve II | $$399,9005070 BLAUVELT COURT #102 TOGETHER WE ARE DEDICATED TO PROVIDING OUR PERSONALIZED CONCIERGE SERVICE TO OUR BUYERS AND SELLERS. EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS GORDIE LAZICH & MARK MARAN Each o ce is independently owned and operated. GORDIE LAZICH239.777.2033 email@example.com MARK MARAN239.777.3301 firstname.lastname@example.org Quail Creek | $1,179,00013423 POND APPLE DRIVE
There is nothing quite like the sense of the Holiday Spirit that envelopes all 115 residences on this 1-mile long island, just south of Boca Grande Pass. It is an eightday celebration that includes everyone; a party made by and for the property owners and their house guests. On Christmas Eve, there is a gathering of wee-ones at the firehouse, where they ride the fire trucks to the beach for the joyful arrival of Santa Claus -by boat, of course. Then, a return for a cake and ice cream party of their own, while the sugar plums are already dancing behind their brightly lit faces. Christmas Eve also brings the traditional Wassail Bowl, hosted by the Club at the historic Collier Inn. The community sing-along of traditional songs brings joy of Christmases past to the older crowd, while the children participate with full throated vigor. Cookies, championed by individual members of the staff in a competitive spirit, are served with egg nog to finish off the exceptional evening of community sharing. After holiday feasts on Christmas Day, Isanders dive into a storm of activities that will leave all exhausted by the first of the year. Games for kids, a pro-am tennis match, kayak races, sailing, kiddie fishing tournament, triathlon, croquet matches, bocce tournaments, parties and more parties, concluding with the annual property owners family dinner and dancing, where the dance floor welcomes ages 5 to 85. The week of festivities closes with the anticipated annual New Years Eve celebration and dance at the Collier Inn. Informally kicking off the season, which lasts into June, this holiday is a major contributor to year-long binding of families into one, islandwide, strong community. The fun, the laughs, memories and kindnesses are the authentic experiences of Island Life on Useppa that last a lifetime. Make your escape to Useppa Island. Paradise Without A Passport!Holida y Spirit on Useppa Islan d Brian and Mary McColgan, Realtors with Keller Williams Luxury Homes International and Useppa residents for 30+ years, happily show and share their paradise with all interested.Discover Useppa Island 239.410.7850 Re/Max Distinction currently has positions available in all locations. If youre interested in an exciting career in real estat e, and would like more information about Re/Max Distinction, please contact Maury Dailey at email@example.com. OLDE NAPLES (MAIN) 821 5th Avenue South, Suite 102 239.300.9500 VINEYARDS 5983 Pine Ridge Road 239.300.9500 BONITA SPRINGS 8800 Bernwood Parkway, Suite 1 239.300.9500 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES 8855 Immokalee Road, Suite 11 239.300.9500 NAPLES PARK596 109TH AVE #N | $319,900Investors and smart buyers be quick This one wont last! A well-kept, upgraded Naples Park home offering three bedrooms, two bathrooms, two car garage and large corner lot all located on a prime 500 block priced at just $319,900 is sure to sell so see it today! Susan Heller | 239.248.8000 CAY LAGOON2120 CAY LAGOON DR #224 | $299,900 Large tile on the diagonal throughout, screen storm door, crowned molding, renovated kitchen with granite counters and backsplash. Susan Heller | 239.248.8000 HENDERSON CREEK1229 SKYLINE DR | $235,000Gulf access waterfront manufactured home with priv ate Boat Dock & Ramp on a single family lot with no HOA fees. This is a Unique Rookery Bay area with only 5 homes on the street facing Henderson Mike Shoaff | 239.298.9903 LONGSHORE LAKE11547 LONGSHORE WAY E | $499,9003 Bedrooms + Den & 2 Bathrooms home with lake views and private Boat Dock. Spacious Susan Heller | 239.280.0939 WATERWAYS OF NAPLES3261 STURGEON BAY CT. | $309,0003 bedroom pool home with a 2 car garage nestled on one of the many oversized lots facing 150 basketball, and much more including a storage lot for your boat, trailer, RV, all for a low fee. Mary Horesco | 239.293.9434
FLORIDA BASED REAL ESTATE COMPANY BY SALES VOLUME 1 1 21672 Galleon Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216068310 $18,500,000 1099 Spyglass Lane Linda Perry/Judy Perry 239.404.7052 Web ID 216028524 $8,000,000 1100 Galleon Drive Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216070094 $11,900,000 4233 Gordon Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 215001052 $14,500,000 3300 Green Dolphin Lane Tom Gasbarro 239.404.4883 Web ID 216011338 $6,895,0001 2 3 4 5 3 4 5 PORT ROYAL THE MOORINGS // COQUINA SANDS PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM 4 3 5Lausanne #806N Angela R. Allen 239.825.8494 Web ID 216060022 $1,295,000 240 Cuddy Court Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216008267 $4,995,000 Commodore Club #504 Sharon Kaltenborn 239.248.1964 Web ID 216063363 $549,000 617 Binnacle Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216068637 $3,995,000 Suzanne #207 Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 Web ID 216064566 $379,9001 2 3 4 5205 11th Avenue South Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID GALL113016IHE $3,695,000 Shadowmoss #A-1 Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216074194 $1,175,000 1263 4th Street South Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216041599 $4,650,000 595 21st Avenue South Walter Patrick 239.325.9111 Web ID 216055775 $4,995,000 Casa Bella #2 Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216058985 $2,350,0001 2 3 4 5 1 3 4 5 2 2 OLD NAPLES // AQUALANE SHORES ROYAL HARBORNo.
PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM 468 Devils Lane Jon Peter Vollmer 239.250.9414 Web ID 216037128 $1,400,000 Le Jardin #1402 Jutta V. Lopez/Al Lopez 239.659.5113 Web ID 216034888 $5,295,000 650 Fountainhead Lane Shirlene Elkins 239.777.9574 Web ID 216031849 $2,295,000 Montenero #803 Joann Sohn 239.450.2791 Web ID 216076242 $2,895,000 Brighton #1104 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID SHUT102016IHE $5,250,000 63 Eugenia Drive Sue Black 239.250.5611 Web ID 215044394 $1,885,000 626 Fountainhead Way Filippo Mastrocola 239.370.2319 Web ID 216029510 $1,295,000 LAmbiance #201 Ellen Eggland 239.571.7192 Web ID 216074723 $1,149,000 344 Pirates Bight Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216038912 $6,595,000 Bay Shore Place #202 Angela R. Allen 239.825.8494 Web ID 216059533 $899,000 Colony Gardens #100 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID MART100616IHE $1,100,000 La Mer #405 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216037259 $1,250,000 6577 Ridgewood Drive Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216055166 $1,895,000 Dorchester PH C Cynthia Rosa 239.287.6015 Web ID 216066116 $1,325,000 Marbella #1602 Pat Duggan 239.213.7445 Web ID 216054752 $2,000,000 Breakwater #7-101 Dean Foster 239.269.2220 Web ID 216055570 $779,000 Villas #D-2 Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 Web ID 216076953 $680,000 Grosvenor #1504 Helayne Frankel 239.293.7802 Web ID 215072062 $829,000 Mansion La Palma #203 Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 Web ID 216016653 $1,199,000 8707 Purslane Drive Terri Moellers 239.404.7887 Web ID 216058333 $1,950,000 9281 Troon Lakes Drive Linda Roberts 239.450.2864 Web ID 216014566 $795,000 Biltmore PH 2202 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 216067209 $9,995,000 Egrets Walk #101 Cynthia Miles 239.273.3449 Web ID 216044205 $389,000 9671 Mashie Court Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 216066548 $5,983,000 Seville #1612 Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 216077051 $525,000 Toscana #804 Cathy Owen 239.269.3118 Web ID 216024226 $2,200,000 7541 Snead Court Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 216066039 $1,675,000 68 East Avenue Sue Black 239.250.5611 Web ID 216030195 $1,150,000 1253 12th Avenue North OMeara/Carbary 239.961.2528 Web ID 216062776 $899,000 4415 Club Estates Drive Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 216032663 $2,450,000 Lesina #1203 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 216037047 $628,000 1131 7th Avenue North Cristal OMeara 239.961.2528 Web ID 216007802 $1,199,000 7664 Sussex Court Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216023625 $699,900 Beach House #102 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 215070944 $1,995,000 PARK SHORE PELICAN BAY BAY COLONY PELICAN MARSH NAPLES & SURROUNDS FLORIDA BASED REAL ESTATE COMPANY BY SALES VOLUMENo.
470 Lagoon Avenue Annette Villano 239.248.6798 Web ID 216056600 $1,299,000 2358 Alexander Palm Drive Sonya Shaheen 239.877.2797 Web ID 216014458 $2,080,000 16508 Talis Park Drive Friley Saucier 239.293.3532 Web ID 216072501 $1,275,000 749 93rd Avenue North Martin McGill 239.227.6377 Web ID 216025040 $549,000 478 Willet Avenue Debron Fowles 239.826.6655 Web ID 216011484 $3,399,000 3959 Bering Court Melissa McMurray 239.777.5456 Web ID 216042810 $899,000 4448 Wayside Drive Joanne MacLeod 239.272.7679 Web ID 216005639 $2,190,000 1897 Par Drive Randy Lichtman 239.272.0300 Web ID 216033207 $365,000 Ventana #106 Julie Rembos 239.595.1809 Web ID 216026946 $399,500 336 Oak Avenue Ann Marie Shimer 239.825.9020 Web ID 215054679 $1,895,000 Bolero #1502 Julie Rembos 239.595.1809 Web ID 216076109 $755,000 Grande Geneva PH 1 Frank Pezzuti 239.216.2445 Web ID 215066766 $1,795,000 Vanderbilt Surf Colony #305 Joanne MacLeod 239.272.7679 Web ID 216057609 $499,000 1327 Noble Heron Way Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 Web ID 216058425 $1,650,000 6869 Bent Grass Drive Gary Blaine 239.595.2912 Web ID 216022704 $458,000 8131 Sorrento Lane Jacquie Lewisy 239.227.3070 Web ID 216076670 $375,000 Lesina #403 Pat Duggan 239.213.7445 Web ID 215037985 $485,000 8420 Benelli Court Jacquie Lewisy 239.227.3070 Web ID 216076672 $445,000 Wellington Place II #2304 Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 216067081 $610,000 1857 Plumbago Way Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216020512 $6,990,000 1505 Marsh Wren Lane Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 Web ID 216020655 $2,195,000 1486 Anhinga Pointe Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 Web ID 216038328 $1,295,000 4437 Wayside Drive Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 Web ID 216065012 $3,580,000 1215 Gordon River Trail Daniel Guenther 239.357.8121 Web ID 215036906 $1,995,000 2576 Escada Drive Julie Rembos 239.595.1809 Web ID 216000436 $3,995,000 16770 Prato Way Erik David Barber 323.513.6391 Web ID 216037732 $3,375,000 3035 Mona Lisa Boulevard Sandra McCarthy-Meeks 239.287.7921 Web ID 216066464 $1,394,900 7395 Monteverde Way Lynn Applebaum 239.776.5055 Web ID 216066558 $749,000 Bequia #603 Carol Sheehy 239.340.9300 Web ID 216024293 $639,000 10462 Vanderbilt Drive Kimberly Salay 239.300.5075 Web ID 216013237 $992,000 12956 Bald Cypress Lane Trish Lowe Soars/Barbi Lowe 239.213.7227 Web ID 216002489 $2,195,000 14660 Beaufort Circle Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 Web ID 216045203 $675,000 Residences III #303 Suzanne Ring 239.821.7550 Web ID 216076993 $999,000 Aqua #810 John DAmelio 239.961.5996 Web ID 216037626 $3,150,000 GREY OAKS NORTH NAPLES VANDERBILT BEACH 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
FLORIDA BASED REAL ESTATE COMPANY BY SALES VOLUME 510 Mangrove Court Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216010232 $3,795,000 9360 Vadala Bend Court Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 216075847 $709,900 184 Dan River Court Robin/Larry Taylor 239.250.9016 Web ID 216076980 $760,000 Menaggio #102 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 216076003 $489,000 1002 Royal Marco Way Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216022322 $9,495,000 131 Hollyhock Court Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 216009413 $700,000 Veracruz #1501 Robin/Larry Taylor 239.250.9016 Web ID 216049126 $3,650,000 930 East Inlet Drrive Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 216038505 $1,200,000 866 Sea Dune Lane Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216011657 $4,950,000 Admiralty House #N-506 Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 216027183 $560,000 Boat Club #403 Sue Shaughnessy 239.248.1138 Web ID 216027148 $599,000 Dunnfoire #402 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216057647 $1,675,000 189 Gulfport Court Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 216009565 $625,000 580 South Bareld Drive Paul Strong 239.404.3280 Web ID 216024970 $2,795,000 South Seas #601 Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 Web ID 216009719 $479,000 South Seas #1202 Helga Wetzold 239.821.6905 Web ID 216038065 $469,000 490 Tarpon Court Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 216062081 $1,550,000 1820 South Inlet Drive Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 216023494 $415,999 1080 Dana Court Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 216009753 $399,000 1066 Dill Court Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 216009792 $457,000 3275 Hyacinth Drive Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 215041526 $1,150,000 Cascada #201 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216047304 $535,000 Cherry Oaks #201 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 215023560 $499,000 Varenna #201 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216069180 $448,000 3852 Mahogany Bend Drive ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 216068547 $895,000 Cherry Oaks #201 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216011331 $499,000 Laguna #201 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216047867 $415,000 Varenna #2-202 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216067175 $389,000 Montreux #101 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216068188 $365,000 Cascada #101 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216073705 $439,500 Marengo #201 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216029317 $374,900 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. All 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 sal e or purchase of the properties depicted. Provence, France by Josephine Trotter used with permission. 20,000 ASSOCIATES | 850 OFFICES WORLDWIDE 65 COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES GLOBALLY | 37 PREMIER SOTHEBYS INTERNATIONAL REALTY LOCATIONS MARCO ISLAND FIDDLERS CREEK PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COMFIFTH 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 | 239.395.5847GREY OAKS ESTUARY | 239.261.3148BROAD AVENUE | 239.434.2424MYSTIQUE AT PELICAN BAY | 239.598.9900No.
B18 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY THE STRAND 6031 Trophy Club Drive 204 Gorgeous 2nd oor corner unit with sweeping golf and lake views. Over 2600 square feet of living space. Elegant renovation to kitchen including architectural improvements. 3BR+Den/3BA $529,000 Rarely available southern exposure 2nd oor property. Sweeping long lake/golf views. Private elevator, SS appliances, updated A/C, water heater and washer/dryer! 3BR+Den/3BA $530,000THE STRAND 5987 Trophy Club Drive 1403Mindy Young, 248-0258 MYoung@JohnRWood.com www.Y oungAndYoungerInNaples.com THE STRAND 5939 Barclay Lane Excellent oor plan with lots of privacy & southern exposure. Upgraded nishes with granite counters in kitchen & baths, gorgeous wood oors in main living area. 4BR/4BA $799,000 Richly nished Aberdeen oor plan, expanded paver lanai with oversized covered lanai area & garage, Gorgeous wood oors, SS appls, neutral nishes. Golf views. 3BR+Den/2BA $599,000THE STRAND 6079 Fairway CourtMindy Young, 248-0258 MYoung@JohnRWood.com www.Y oungAndYoungerInNaples.com EXCELLENT VALUEReduced to $29.5 million: a 1930s duplex on Park Avenue TOPTENREALESTATEDEALS.COMAlthough Jackie Kennedys parents, John V. Bouvier III and his wife Janet, only lived in their 740 Park Ave. apartment for six years, it was her grandfather, James Lee, who developed the building in 1930. Aside from its illustrious list of owners over the years, the buildings most interesting feature is the ownership requirement that potential buyers prove $100 million in liquid net worth. Some of its current and past residents include David Koch, Stephen Schwarzman, Vera Wang, Elizabeth Swig and William Zeckendorf. The former Bouvier co-op apartment is now being sold by financier David Ganek and his wife Danielle. The 12-room duplex with four bedrooms and six baths is graced with the kind of spacious rooms favored in the 1930s. Also included is the marble entrance gallery with sweeping curved staircase, large formal living and dining rooms, library with original paneling, chefs kitchen, media room and staff quarters along with multiple fireplaces. The second floor master suite has two of everything: baths, dressing rooms and offices. Co-brokered by Sothebys International Realty and Douglas Elliman, the property was originally listed at $44 million in 2014 and has now been relisted at $29.5 million. COURTESY PHOTOS
LaMorada Naples Michael Farmer Livingston Lakes Aaron Isban Pelican Preserve Teresa Brown Raffia Preserve Jamie Meisterheim Cypress Bend at Shadow Wood Preserve DJ Johnson Suffolk Construction has started work on the clubhouse addition and renovation at Moorings Park at the corner of Goodlette-Frank and Pine Ridge Roads in Naples. The project will include a 48,408-square-foot addition including a restaurant, boardroom, offices, a porte cochre and parking area. The renovations will take place in the existing main dining room and grill room.The lakefront clubhouse and outdoor amenities at Naples Reserve are now open. Developer iStar announces the completion of the Island Club, with a main clubhouse and an adjacent fitness center, as the heart of the 688-acre community. Construction of the clubs beach volleyball and bocce ball courts is also complete.The Island Club is also the new home of the Naples Reserve welcome center, featuring an 850-gallon cylindrical aquarium and presentations about the communitys lifestyle, homes, builders and various neighborhoods.Construction continues on Match Point, the lakefront tennis and pickleball court complex on schedule to open in January. Additional planned amenities include a tot lot, two dog parks and a biking, hiking and jogging linear park navigating a loop road circling Naples Reserve.Naples Reserve offers attached villas by D.R. Horton; single-family homes built by Ashton Woods, D.R. Horton and Stock Signature Homes; and custom homes created by Florida Lifestyle Homes, KTS Homes, Lundstrom Development, Marvin Development, McGarvey Custom Homes and Stock Signature Homes. Prices are from the high-$200,000s to more than $1.5 million. For more information, visit www.naplesreserve.com. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 B19 Newly renovated Jack Nicklaus signature golf course within Naples city limits convenient to both downtown and Mercato. Limited membership of residents allows you to play the course as o en as you like. Amenities include: tness center, four Har-Tru tennis courts, bocce ball, kayaking club and marina with Gulf access. Donald Snyder 239-250-8712More Inventory Coming Soon! CALL YOUR SPECIALIST Want to have it all? GOLF, TENNIS AND GULF ACCESS! Richard DrosteSales Associate239.firstname.lastname@example.orgJacki Strategos, P.A. Sales Associate, GRI, CREN email@example.com Sothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. Location. Location. Location. Build your dream house on this oversized corner lot with space for a larger home and additional garages. This wonderful inland lot sits next to Mackle Park with all its beautiful landscaping, numerous amenities and so much more. An ideal location; close to many of Marcos amazing restaurants, boutiques, tennis courts and the YMCA.1310 Andalusia Terrace Marco Island, FL 34145 $199,000premiersothebysrealty.com firstname.lastname@example.org INTEGRITY EXPERTISE RESULTS Downing-Frye Realty TRUST THE SALE OF YOUR PROPERTY TO DEPENDABLE, EXPERIENCED LEADERS239.253.8001 3 bedrooms+den/3.5 baths 445 Dockside Drive #701 3 bedrooms+den/3 baths 445 Dockside Drive #1003 3 bedrooms+den/3.5 baths 3 bedrooms+den/3.5 baths 445 Dockside Drive #604 3 bedrooms+den/3.5 baths 445 Dockside Drive #305 3 bedrooms/3 baths 445 Dockside Drive #902 3 bedrooms+den/3.5 baths 445 Dockside Drive #206 3 bedrooms/3 baths 445 Dockside Drive #202 3 bedrooms/3 baths 445 Dockside Drive #204 3 bedrooms/3 baths 445 Dockside Drive #702 2 bedrooms+den/2 baths 14670 Meravi Drive 2 bedrooms+den/2 baths 12139 Toscana Way #101NEWSMAKERSFrom page 9The Island Club and pool at Naples Reserve. The lakefront beach at the Island Club at Naples Reserve. BROWN ISBAN
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Ensemble jazzes up favorite holiday tunesWilliam Noll and his Big Band Orchestra deck the halls and fill the air with jazz standards, swing tunes and holiday favorites with performances at 6 and 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, at the Sugden Community Theatre. The ensemble made its local debut at last years 20th anniversary gala for Classic Chamber Concerts, of which Maestro Noll is the artistic director. The Swing Ye Noll portion of the program includes classics such as It Dont Mean a Thing, Caravan, Embraceable You, Stardust and In the Mood, Swing Ye Noel follows with jazzedup versions of holiday classics including We Wish You A Merry Christmas, Sleigh Ride, Let It Snow and White Christmas. Maestro Noll also serves as artistic director for ArtsNaples World Festival and the Fifth Avenue Chamber Orchestra. He is a guest conductor for Opera SEE JAZZ, C26 Our picks for parties and places with great possibilities for New Years Eve C18-21COURTESY PHOTOWilliam Noll INSIDEARTS & ENTERTAINMENTNAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 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 | 239.262.4242 A must-seeFilm reviewer Dan Hudak predicts multiple Oscar nods for Manchester by the Sea. C15 A must-readBook critic Phil Jason gives Michael Connellys latest two thumbs up. C5 Whos counting? The 42nd annual tree lighting brings even more sparkle to downtowns Fifth Avenue South. C2
C2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Collier County Providers:Andrew Jaffe M.D., FAAD Kimberly Davidson, M.D., FAADW. G. Eshbaugh, Jr., M.D., FACSCharles Camisa, M.D., FAADRobert Chami, M.D., FACSRobert Tomsick, M.D., FAADStanley Hoffman, M.D., FAADDavid Goodman, M.D., FAADMichael Tucker, M.D., FAADHeather Pontasch, M.D., FAADChristopher Buckley, DO, FAAD, FAOCD, FACMSJoel Waltzer, MD, FAADRobert Eilers, Jr., MD, FAAD Shanna Miranti, MPAS, PA-CElizabeth McDonough MPAS, PA-CLaura Taylor, MSN, DCNP, FNP-BCRory McDonough, MPAS, PA-CStephanie Simmerman, DNP, ARNP-BCJoseph Santini, PA-CNancy Hahn, ARNP, MSAmitha Omonuwa, PA-CTanya Ames, PA-CTanya Buck, PA-CFaye L. Armstrong, MSN, ANP-BCDERMATOLOGY WITHOUT THE WAIT! www.RiverchaseDermatology.com Same Week Appointments Available Fifth Avenue South always sparkles, but the magical ambiance was kicked up a notch with the 42nd annual lighting of the downtown Christmas tree on Dec. 1. Hundreds of people turned out to admire the lights and enjoy music and dance performing by numerous local groups. 1. Yainery Sanchez and Naycli Martinez 2. Lola Siord and Tasha Jorcelin 3. Krista Fogelsong of ABC7 and Mayor Bill Barnett 4. Delores Sorey and John Sorey with Santa and Mrs. Claus 5. Izzy Meyer and Alixah Lvangkhot 6. Regan Terry and Brittney Kleis Engle 7. Erin Vorel and Dyane Nygard with Santa and Mrs. Claus 8. Lucirae Cooley and David Varisco with Santa and Mrs. Claus BOB RAYMOND / FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 7
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 C3 Antica Murrina The Center Bar Charivari Childrens Couture DeRomos Gourmet Market, Restaurant & Banquet Room DeRomos Gift Baskets & Pastaria Divino Gelato Enchanted Ballroom Evelyn & Arthur International Jewelers Jamis John Craig Clothier Kays On The Beach Kelly Chase Couture Bridal Salon Little Paris Local Roots Farmers Market Marc Joseph New York Marisas Shoes Molinos Ristorante Robert Of Philadelphia Roys Restaurant Signatures Tara Grinna Swimwear To The Moon Well Read BoutiqueA Shopping & Dining Experience! One of the biggest attractions in Bonita Springs, The Promenade at Bonita Bay is more than a shopping center. Its a destination that has drawn visitors from throughout Southwest Florida for more than a decade. The beautiful open-air property features sparkling water features, lush landscaping and meandering walkways, which provide the perfect setting for a day of shopping and eating, an evening of dining and live entertainment, and special events that bring the community together for a variety of celebrations. PromenadeShops.com 26795-26851 South Bay Drive, Bonita Springs, FL 34134 New Hours Monday Saturday: 10 am to 8 pm Sunday: 12 pm to 5 pm Eective 10-15-16 550 Port O Call Way, Naples, Florida 34102 www.NaplesPrincessCruises.com BOOK YOUR DATE TODAY! CALL 239.649.2275Treat your employees, customers, friends and family to a holiday party on the Naples Princess. Our yacht, gourmet food and ve-star service are unmatched. Enjoy live entertainment, dancing and more. HOLIDAY LUNCH$39.00 pp* HOLIDAY DINNER$46.50-$61.00 pp*2.5-hour dinner cruise with live entertainment HOLIDAY HORS DOEUVRES$42.50 pp*2-hour cruise with holiday background music Anniversary THE BEST ARE ON THE WATER! Holiday Events THE BEST WAY TO EXPERIENCE NAPLES FROM THE WATER AnniversaryCall 239.649.2275 for Reservations 550 Port O Call Way, Naples, Florida 34102 www. NaplesPrincessCruises .com Heavy Hors doeuvres Including a Carving Station of Prime Rib Open Premium Bar Champagne Toast at Midnight Hats, Horns & DJ$175.00 per person plus taxNo coupons or discounts apply December 31 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Comedy, mystery, romance converge in A Christmas Cactus on MarcoThe Marco Players 42nd season continues with A Christmas Cactus on select dates through Dec. 18 at Marco Town Center Mall. Showtime is 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Comedy, mystery and romance converge on Christmas Eve for private investigator Cactus ORiley. Annie Rosemond directs playwright Eliot Byerrums story about the sassy PI whos suffering the holiday blues as she solves mysteries, delivers small miracles and takes a second chance on love and sleuthing. As might be expected, goodwill and justice triumph. Shelley Gothard stars as Cactus. Erik Olson, Marilyn Hilbert, Alex Costello and Kevin Kenneally round out the cast. The Marco Players season continues with: Jan. 4-22: The Second Time Around by Henry Denker Two senior citizens plan to live together without marrying, sending their adult children into nervous fits. Feb. 8-25: Cookin with Gus by Jim Brochu A comedy about a food columnist and cookbook author who is offered her own daily network TV show. March 15-April 2: Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry Beverly Dahlstrom will direct this perennial favorite. April 19-May 7: Heaven Help Me by Joseph Simonelli A haunting comedy about a family whose string of restaurants is falling apart. The Saturday Lunch Box Series: Jan. 14 Rossiya-Matushka: Mother Russia, written and performed by Janina Birtolo. The story of Empress Catherine II, the great ruler who overthrew her incompetent husband and earned worldwide respect by doing much to bring Russia into modern times, is a powerful lesson in history and an insightful, relevant and cautionary tale. Feb. 11 Square One Improv, with local comedians Scott Beatty, Dan Klein, Shaun Johnson and Gregory Sofranko taking their cues from the audience. March 11 The Florida Fiddler Show starring native Floridian and well-known local fiddler J.Robert. April 8 TBA For more information, visit the box office in Marco Town Center Mall, call 642-7270 or go to www.themarcoplayers.com. Visit the website and join the mailing list or follow the company on Facebook to keep up with the latest from behind the curtain.
C4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Beautiful and peaceful. Nature lovers dont miss this place! Conservancyat theKayakGet into nature with the only kayak tours along the Gordon River Greenway! The Conservancy of Southwest Florida offers two great ways to kayak along the beautiful Gordon River. tour today! Reservations required. Call 239.213.2500. Learn more about Conservancy Nature Center activities at www.conservancy. org. Reserve your kayak Today! 239.213.2500GUided Kayak Tours ( Reservations required ) MEMBERS: $40 OTHERS: $50 Kayak RENTALS ( Conservancy members only ) SINGLE: $20 TANDEM: $30 Additional times available by appointment. Conservancy Nature Center I 1495 Smith Preserve Way I Naples, FL 34102 I 239.213.2500 Start the New Year off with Collier County Jewish Book Festival events BY PHIL JASONFlorida Weekly Book CriticA project of the Jewish Federation of Collier County in cooperation with the Jewish Book Council, the second annual Collier County Jewish Book Festival continues through mid-March. With a few exceptions, each festival event features at least two authors matched by a common theme. Three of the exceptions are food-related events; the others guarantee food for thought. At the multiauthor events, the authors sharing the bill do not share the stage, but instead provide back-toback presentations, each giving a 30to 45-minute talk followed by 15-20 minutes of Q&A plus book-signing time. Heres the lineup for January: Thursday, Jan. 5, at the Hilton Naples: A luncheon with former rapper and millionaire businessman Jessie Itzler, author of Living with a SEAL, about his experience with a fitness routine like no other. Hosted by U.S. Bank. 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, at Temple Shalom: Alyson Richman, author of The Velvet Hours, brings to life the stories of a courtesan, her granddaughter and the unlikely relationship between two women who pursue freedom and independence during uncertain times. Ms. Richmans other titles include The Rhythm of Memory and The Mask Carvers Son. Novelist-lawyer Ronald H. Balson discusses Karolinas Twins, an unusual and suspenseful Holocaust narrative tied to a present-day legal case and a promise made long ago. This presentation is sponsored by the Womens Cultural Alliance. 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, at the Hilton Naples: Author Steve Katz was a major contributor to the rock scene in the 1960s and 0s. His Blood, Sweat, and My Rock n Roll Years: Is Steve Katz a Rock Star? takes readers to the Greenwich Village folk/rock scene, the s most celebrated venues and concerts and behind closed doors on international tours and grueling studio sessions. Its the unlikely story of a rock star as nerd, nerd as rock star, and a nice Jewish boy who got to sit at the cool kids table and score the hot chicks. Meet the fabled founding member of The Blues Project and Blood, Sweat & Tears. All this and a concert by the author/musician as well. Sponsored by the Womens Cultural Alliance. 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, at Beth Tikvah: Holocaust narratives take the spotlight when the festival welcomes Robert P. Watson, author of The Nazi Titanic, and Josh Aronson, author of Orchestra of Exiles (and producer-director of the highly acclaimed film of the same name). Mr. Watson tells of the checkered history of a majestic German ocean liner that was rescued from mothballs to play the part of the Titanic in a Nazi propaganda film. Mr. Aronson tells the story of Bronislaw Huberman, the Israel Philharmonic and the 1,000 Jews he saved from Nazi horrors. Sponsored by the Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida. 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, at Beth Tikvah: Sports interest ties together presentations by Gary Belsky and Jeffrey A. Margolis. Mr. Belskys On the Origins of Sports sets out to explain why and how sports have become so important to us. To that end, he gathers the original rules, history and miscellany of the worlds 21 most popular sports. Mr. Margolis takes a more specialized focus with Violence in Sports: Victory at What Price? He discusses the issues related to manifestations of violent behavior in sports at all levels of competition and the effect of this violence on society in general. For a complete schedule of events, ticket information, venue locations, author bios and book synopses, visit www.jewishbookfestival.org. For questions and general information, call 263-4205 or email email@example.com. Phil Jason is co-chair of the second annual Collier County Jewish Book Festival. All of the books featured in the second annual Collier County Jewish Book Festival are on display upstairs at Barnes & Noble at Waterside Shops. Stop by and pick up a free festival bookmark. The authors will also have copies of their works available for purchase at their respective events. For the complete festival schedule and ticket details, visit www.jewishbookfestival.org.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C5 AESTHETICPLASTICSURGERY& MED SPAOF NAPLES 3699 Airport Pulling Rd N, Naples, FL 34105 $100 Off 1 Kybella Treatment $50 Off Dysport & Restylane Treatments20% Off All Coolsculpting Treatments20% Off All Ulthera Treatments 25% Off All SkinMedica Peels with the Purchase of Skin Medicas HA5. $25 FREE GIFT CARDwith Purchase of our $100 gift card Celebrate the Seasonwith our incredible offers throughout December! At Our NEW Expanded Location: 3699 Airport Rd. N. Naples FL 34105 On Booked Appointments before December 31, 2016 All offers expire December 31, 2016 philJASONphiljreviews@gmail.com FLORIDA WRITERSConnelly spins two tales that dont touch but nevertheless grab The Wrong Side of Goodbye by Michael Connelly. Little, Brown. 400 pages. Hardcover, $29.Harry Bosch, now an independent private investigator, also has a gig as a reserve officer in the San Fernando Police Department, a tiny outfit compared to the huge LAPD where Harry worked for 30 years. Its a parttime, volunteer job with little status, but the badge is real as is access to police databases. Though Harry knows that he shouldnt use that access or other government equipment to further his private eye work, hes having trouble drawing the line. Especially since his two cases one a local serial rapist case, the other a search for a billionaires heir are pulling him in two directions in terms of his time, energy and sense of responsibility. Whitney Vance, the mogul, is a very withdrawn fellow. Concerned about replacing his will just in case theres someone out there whom he fathered, he pays Harry a goodly sum to meet and discuss the assignment, which must be kept secret. Harrys research uncovers a son, a young man who died during a tour of duty in Vietnam. But is he the lone heir? And how can evidence, DNA and otherwise, be secured that will hold up in court? When Vance is found dead, the plot indeed thickens. There seems to be plenty of competition for influencing the dispensation of his wealth. There are threats. The vultures had been lining up as the tycoons age advanced and his health declined. Harry connects with his half-brother, lawyer Mickey Haller, in a cooperative effort to cover the legal bases of a claim on behalf of an heir. Harry takes great pains to safeguard original documents prepared for the case, and he hides copies in various secure locations. Just after Vances body is discovered, Harry receives a last will and testament and other instructions in his late clients shaky handwriting, along with a special pen that Harry had seen during his meeting with Vance. It seems Vances secretary had been charged with mailing this material in case of her bosss death. A death that is soon ruled a murder. Now what? The other case, the Screen Cutter rapes, partners Harry with a lesbian, Bella Lourdes, an officer at the San Fernando Police Department. Here, Harry painstakingly puts together the links connecting crimes first thought as isolated. Hes been working cold case files, and his scrutiny has led to the discovery of important common denominators such as location and method of entrance. The case becomes even more complicated when Lourdes is sent to the Public Works Department to enlist the help of a former SFPD officer named Dockweiler. When Lourdes disappears, others point out that she and Dockweiler have been on bad terms. One more mystery to solve: What happened to Lourdes? Whats interesting in this Bosch novel, a point the author addresses on his website, is the challenge he had in maneuvering his protagonist through two cases that had no point of intersection. Usually, readers anticipate two plot lines to converge, and just how that will happen is what keeps them turning the pages. In this story, however, Mr. Connelly manages to maintain the same or an even higher level of suspense without that link. The investigations dont come together, but his mastery of just when to shift from one plot line to the other still keeps readers riveted. Fascinating as well is the interplay between Bosch and Haller. Their discussions about the Vance case clicks as they use their individual areas of expertise to build plausible speculations that help build an evidentiary case. Their history as rivals bonded by one parent in common echoes through the novel. As ever, readers know exactly where they are in a Michael Connelly novel. Wherever the story lines go in and around Los Angeles, Mr. Connelly describes the settings with superb, evocative imagery. And yet he does not overwhelm by providing too much elaboration. He has the perfect touch. Wherever he puts us, whether its the redeveloped arts district, Boschs neighborhood, the San Clarita Valley, a police office or somewhere that Bosch meets his daughter Maddie, Mr. Connelly gives us the distinct feel and the full reality of each setting. No wonder this author, who lives in Tampa, has sold more than 60 million copies worldwide. 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. CONNELLY D i u t r o d the C e g o A de w ti v he by ela pe r er it s d is b o r Val so m m e e d ie, the
C6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOTHEATERA Christmas Cactus By The Marco Players through Dec. 18 at The Marco Players Theater. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or www.themarcoplayers.com. Coney Island Christmas By The Naples Players through Dec. 18 at Sugden Community Theater. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org. Another Night Before Christmas By Off Broadway Palm Theatre through Dec. 25. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 278-4422 or www.broadwaypalm.com. The Most Famous Reindeer of All By Broadway Palm Childrens Theatre on select dates through Dec. 24. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 2784422 or www.broadwaypalm.com.White Christmas By Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre through Dec. 25. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 2784422 or www.broadwaypalm.com.I and You By Laboratory Theater of Florida through Dec. 18 at Kiwanis Hall. 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. 2180481 or www.laboratorytheaterflorida. com. See story on page C16.Agatha Christies The Mousetrap By Florida Repertory Theatre through Dec. 18. 2269 Bay St., Fort Myers. 332-4488 or www.floridarep.org.The Country Wife By Theatre Conspiracy through Dec.17 at the Alliance of the Arts, Fort Myers. 936-3239 or www.theatreconspiracy.org. THURSDAY12.15History Chat South Regional Library hosts a talk about the Spanish Empires status as the worlds first superpower at 10 a.m. Free, but registration required. 8065 Lely Cultural Blvd. 252-7542 or www.collierlibrary.org. Marketplace Hodges University hosts a lecture about how financial markets and presidential elections collide from 1-2:30 p.m. $25. 2647 Professional Way. 598-6143 or www.hodges.edu. Holiday Pops Naples Philharmonic performs holiday favorites with vocalists Nick Ziobro and Julia Goodwin today through Sunday, Dec. 18, at Artis Naples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org.Holiday Pups Santa Claus poses for pictures with four-footed friends from 5-7 p.m. at Venetian Village. 261-6100 or www.venetianvillage.com.All About That Bass Fifth Avenue South hosts its 20th annual Tuba Christmas concert from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Sugden Plaza. Free. 692-8436 or www. fifthavenuesouth.com. Strings Sing Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs hosts a Mostly Mozart chamber concert featuring the flute, violin, viola and cello from 7:30-9:30 p.m. $25. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. FRIDAY12.16Author Chat South Regional Library welcomes Alyssa Maxwell, author of The Gilded Newport series and A Lady and Ladies Maid series, from 1-2:30 p.m. Free, but registration required. 8065 Lely Cultural Blvd. 252-7542 or www.collierlibrary.org. Ill Be The Edwin McCain Trio performs at 8 p.m. at the Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center. $28-$38. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 389-6901 or www.swflpac.com. Cool Winter Nights Collier County Sheriffs Office hosts a family fun night with a bounce house, rock climbing, video games on an inflatable screen and more from 6-9 p.m. at Corkscrew Middle School. Free. 1165 C.R. 868. 7744434 or www.colliersheriff.org.Choir Concert The Voice of Unity Choir and the Seacrest Country Day School high school choir perform a holiday concert with FGCU musicians Noelle Aparte and Simmy Shim at 7 p.m. at Unity of Naples. 2000 Unity Way. 7753009 or www.unitynaples.org.SATURDAY12.17For the Birds Naples Botanical Garden hosts a birding walk and talk from 7:30-10 a.m. $15 for members, $20 for others. 643-7275 or www.naplesgarden.org.Santa Sighting Santa Claus visits Waterside Shops from noon to 4 p.m. today and Sunday, Dec.18. 598-1605 or www.watersideshops.com. Love A Parade Marco Islands annual Christmas Island Style parade marches down San Marco Road starting at 6:30 p.m. 394-7549 or www.marcoislandchamber.org.Funk You Up Uptown Express performs from 7-9 p.m. at The Norris Center. $22. 213-3049 or www.naplesgov. com. Wonderful Jeremy Kendall brings to life more than 30 characters in the one-man show This Wonderful Life at 8 p.m. at the Centers for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs $20-$25. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www. artcenterbonita.org. SUNDAY12.18Yoga in the Garden Stretch and breathe with an instructor from Green Monkey Yoga at 10 a.m. at Naples Botanical Garden. $10 for members, $20 for others. Arrive 15 minutes early to register. 643-7275 or www.naplesgarden.org. Free Concert Naples Dixieland Jazz Band performs at 2 p.m. in Cambier Park. 263-1113 or www.naplesdixielandjazz.com. Vocal Concert Tenor John Osborn and soprano Lynette Tapia perform at 8 p.m. at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $45-$95. 2408 Linwood Ave. 963-9050 or www.operanaples.org.MONDAY12.19 Caroling Naples Carolers perform in Victorian costume from 5-6:30 p.m. at The Arlington of Naples. Free. 7900 Arlington Cir. (866) 986-9690 or www. arlingtonnaples.org. Films for Film Lovers Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens Mrs. Henderson Presents at 7 p.m. Laura Henderson buys an old London theater and opens it up as The Windmill, a performance hall that becomes known for its all-nude revues. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.Classic Chamber Concert The Peliska Brothers perform works by Handel, Vivaldi and Mozart at 8 p.m. at the Sugden Community Theater. $60. 434-8505 or www.classicchamberconcerts.org. TUESDAY12.20Hello Fresh The NCH Farmers Market posts up at the downtown Baker Hospital from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. www. nchmd.org. Son of a Nutcracker Mercato screens the holiday favorite, Elf (2003) at 5:45 p.m. on the lawn. After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity. Free. 254-1080 or www.mercatoshops.com. String Superstar Itzhak Perlman performs with the Naples Phiharmonic at 8 p.m. at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. WEDNESDAY12.21History Chat Everglades Wonder Gardens hosts a lecture about the Calusa Indians from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Free with regular admission. 27180 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs. 992-2591 or www. evergladeswondergardens.com.Free Film Headquarters Library screens Its a Wonderful Life (1946) at 2 p.m. An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed. Free, but registration required. 2385 Orange Blossom Drive. 593-0334 or www.collierlibrary.org. Love from Afar Silverspot Cinema screens a live performance of the Metropolitan Operas LAmour de Loin at 6:30 p.m. $17-$23. 592-0300 or www. silverspot.net. COMING UPTortoise Talk Delnor-Wiggins State Park presents a talk about gopher tortoises at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 22. Free with park entry fee, but reservations recommended. 597-6916 or www. floridastateparks.org. Sacred Music Pastor Don Hinchey leads a discussion about the songs of Christmas at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 22, at The Arlington of Naples. Free. 7900 Arlington Circle. (866) 986-9690 or www.arlingtonnaples.org. Sensorily Speaking Paragon Theaters at Pavilion Shopping Center presents a sensory-friendly screening of Sing at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 24. 833 Vanderbilt Beach Road. Regular admission applies. 596-0008 or www.paragontheaters.com. Films for Film Lovers Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens A Simple Life at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 26. After suffering a stroke, an altruistic maid announces that she wants to quit her job and move into an old peoples home. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. $10. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Pretty Lady The Broadway production of 2nd Street stops at Artis Naples for performances Monday through Thursday, Dec. 26-29. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Marcos Got Talent Marco Island kids ages 6-18 put on a talent show at Marco Island Center for the Arts from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 28. $5. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or www. marcoislandarts.org.Like it Loud Butch Trucks, legendary drummer and founding member of The Allman Brothers Band, performs with The Freight Train Band at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 30, at the Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $40-$50. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Tickling the Ivories Concert pianist Richard Dowling performs pieces by Beethoven, Rachmaninoff and Chopin at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $20-$30. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. All That Jazz Jazz guitarist Martin Taylor performs at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, at ArtisNaples. 5971900 or www.artisnaples.org. Masterworks Pianist Hlne Grimaud joins the Naples Philharmonic in a program of works featuring Brahms, Mendelssohn and Schuman at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Jan. 5-6, at Artis Naples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Jeremy Kendall brings to life more than 30 characters in his one-man performance of This Wonderful Life at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, at the Centers for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs. www.artcenterbonita.org Everything is illuminated for Night Lights in the Garden on select evenings through Jan. 4 at Naples Botanical Garden, where live entertainment and family activities are part of the holiday fun. www.naplesgarden.org
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7Songwriter Expo Friends of Lovers Key showcases the talents of local singer/songwriters Alan Bradford, Dave Clayton and Bill Veach from 3:45 p.m. to sunset Thursday, Jan. 5, at the Lovers Key gazebo. Free with park entry fee. 463-4588 or www.friendsofloverskey.org. Artistic Weekend Naples Art Association hosts the 21st annual Naples New Years Art Fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 7-8, at Cambier Park. 262-6517 or www.naplesart.org. Spoof-tastic Forbidden Broadway presents a spoof on todays biggest musicals at 6 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www. artisnaples.org. Bluegrass Concert Joe Mullins and The Radio Ramblers perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $30-$35. 2408 Linwood Ave. www.bluewaterbluegrass.com. Soul Provider Multiple Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Michael Bolton performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Art Show Artists and artisans sell their wares from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, at Marco Island Center for the Arts. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 3944221 or www.marcoislandarts.org. Meet the Composer Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs hosts a multimedia presentation on composer Maurice Ravel from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8. $22. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Keep the Beat CAPA presents Svet Stoyanov and Friends at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 8, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $30. 2408 Linwood Ave. 775-2800 or www.capacenter.org.Chamber Concert Members of the Naples Philharmonic perform selections by Schumann and C. Schumann at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10 and Sunday, Jan. 15. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Opera Night Gulfshore Opera performs selected scenes from La Traviata, Tales of Hoffman and more at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10, at the Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center in Bonita Springs and at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan 11, at the Jewish Congregation of Marco Island. 529-3529 or www.gulfshoreopera. org. Diva Day Four Broadway performers sing selections from Les Misrable, Wicked, The Phantom of the Opera and more Tuesday through Saturday, Jan. 10-14, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Piano Concert Pianists Tao Lin and Catherine Lan perform with cellist David Requiro and violinist Ayano Ninomiya at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $10-$59. 2408 Linwood Ave. 963-9050 or www.operanaples.org.Nature Fest Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center celebrates its 13th annual Southwest Florida Nature Festival with guided field trips, buggy rides, boat tours, lectures, educational exhibits and more Friday through Sunday, Jan 13-15. $5 admission, field trips are $15-$135 and require separate registration. 300 Tower Road. 530-5940 or www.rookerybay.org. It Takes Two Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs presents a tango show featuring Pablo Repun at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13. $32-$45. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artscenterbonita.org. 12.17 The Edwin McCain Trio, featuring celebrated crooner Edwin McCain of Ill Be fame, takes the stage at 8 p.m. Friday at Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center in Bonita Springs. www.swflpac.com12.16 Shoppers four-legged friends can get a photo op with Santa from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Venetian Village. www. venetianvillage. com12.15 Naughty and nice perfectly describes the collaboration of classic, neo-burlesque and variety performers in Glam! Bam! Burlesques holiday show. Catch it at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center in downtown Fort Myers. sbdac.com The Broadway production of nd Street stops at ArtisNaples for performances Monday through Thursday, Dec. 26-29. www.artisnaples.org#BOOK IT WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO
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Offer expires December 22, 2016. WHAT TO DOBig Art Show Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs hosts the annual Bonita Springs National Art Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 14-15, at Riverside Park. Free admission, but a $5 donation appreciated. 10451 Old 41 Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Swingin Trumpter Dan Miller and the Lew Del Gatto Quintet perform the music of Harold Arlen at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $25. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Bravo, Italy! By Gulfshore Opera on Sunday, Jan. 15, at the Naples Italian American Foundation. 7035 AirportPulling Road. 529-3925 or www.gulfshoreopera.org.Bluegrass Concert Marty Rabon & Full Circle perform with American Bluegrass Express at 5 and 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $30-$35. 2408 Linwood Ave. www.bluewaterbluegrass. com.I Love A Parade Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a parade down Fifth Avenue at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 16. 455-2886 or www.fifthavenuesouth.com.Spaghetti Western Silverspot Cinema hosts a spaghetti dinner and a screening of A Few Dollars More (1965) at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 16. Bounty hunters with the same mark team up to track him down in the Wild West. $23. 592-0300 or www.silverspot.net. Edible Art Naples Art Association pairs performance artist Juan Diaz with chef Greg Shapiro of Tastebuds Custom Catering for Dinner with the Artist from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, at NAA headquarters. $125. 585 Park St. 262-6517 or www.naplesart.org. Zarzuela Concert Spanish singers perform arias and romances from their countrys beloved musical genre at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. 2408 Linwood Ave. 963-9050 or www.operanaples.org.Music at the Moe Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs introduces a concert series that blends chamber music with jazz, New Age, Chill Out and more with a performance featuring flautist Luis Sandoval from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19. $25. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Light Show Seminole Immokalee Casino lights up the sky with a fireworks show at 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21. Free. (800) 218-0008 or www.moreinparadise.com.Classical Concert The Bach Ensemble performs instrumental and choral works by Bach and Mozart at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, in The Bower Chapel at Moorings Park. 120 Moorings Park Drive. 732-1055 or www.thebachensemble.org. Chamber Concert CAPA hosts the Ars Nova string ensemble at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. 2408 Linwood Ave. 775-2800 or www.capacenter.org. The Gambler Kenny Rogers performs at 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org.Nazi Games Hodges University presents a lecture about the 1936 Berlin Olympics from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Jan. 24. 2655 Northbrooke Drive. 5986153 or www.hodges.edu.Empress of Soul Gladys Knight performs at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Dream Peace Hodges University debuts an exhibit by artist Myra Roberts titled Dream Peace: Images of Holocaust Horrors and Heroes on Thursday, Jan. 26. The works will be on display through March. Free. (800) 466-8017 or www.hodges.edu. Choose Your Rock The audience votes for the music it wants when Billy McGuigan and his band perform works by rocks biggest stars at 6 and 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, at ArtisNaples. 5971900 or www.artisnaples.org. Chickee Chat Naples Historical Society hosts a talk about the history of the Everglades Wonder Gardens from 11 a.m. to noon, Friday, Jan. 27. 137 12th Ave. S. 261-8164 or www.napleshistoricalsociety.org.Bluegrass Strings Award-winning guitarist Richard Smith performs from 7-10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at Agave. Free. 2380 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 598-3473 or www.richardsmithmusic.com. Composer Tribute TheatreZone presents Valerie Lemon singing works by Academy Award-winning composer Marvin Hamlisch at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at G&L Theater. $55-$125. 13275 Livingston Road. (888) 966-3352 or www. theatrezone-florida.com. Masterworks Pianist Kirill Gerstein joins the Naples Philharmonic for a program of works by Weber, Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 27-28, at ArtisNaples. 5971900 or www.artisnaples.org. All-American Party Ave Maria hosts Great American Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Ave Maria Town Center. 352-3903 or www.avemaria.com.Chalk It Up Fifth Avenue South hosts Chalk Art 2017 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, when local artists, residents and businesses create original works on the famed thoroughfares pavement. Enjoy live music, food and shopping. Free to attend. 692-8436 or www.fifthavenuesouth.com. Soups On Harry Chapin Food Bank hosts the 11th annual Empty Bowls lunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Cambier Park. Guests can purchase a handmade bowl and fill it with soup provided by one of more than 50 participating restaurants to support the areas hungry population. $20. 5918848 or www.emptybowlsnaples.org. Youth Concert The Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra performs at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Year of the Fire Rooster Seminole Casino Immokalee celebrates the Lunar New Year with performers Bang Kieu, Dan Nguyen, Thuy Nga, Anh Minh and Ho Le Thu at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28. Free. (800) 218-0007 or www. moreinparadise.com. A Century of Show Tunes Veteran Broadway vocalists perform works by Rodgers and Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber and more at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at Artis Naples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples. org.Sunday Jazz Dick Hyman performs works by Henry Mancini at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at ArtisNaples. 5971900 or www.artisnaples.org.
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Sunset Concert Friends of Lovers Key presents local singer/songwriters Alan Bradford, Dave Clayton and Bill Veach from 3:45 p.m. to sunset Thursday, Feb. 2. Free with regular park entry. 463-4588 or www.friendsofloverskey. org. Mozart in Naples Gulfshore Opera presents Mozart concert arias and other vocal gems on Friday, Feb. 3, in the Daniels Pavilion at ArtisNaples. 529-3925 or www.gulfshoreopera.org.Bluegrass Concert Russell Moore and IIIrd Time Out take the stage at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. 2408 Linwood Ave. www.bluewaterbluegrass. com. Tickling the Ivories Pianist Dror Biran performs classical pieces with Naples Orchestra and Chorus at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, at Golden Gate High School. 2925 Titan Way. $18-$20. 298-7911 or www. naplesorchestraandchorus.com.Classical by Kids The Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra performs at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Big Band Concert Stardust Memories Big Band performs from 7-9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, at Cambier Park. 823-7240.Around Town The Naples Philharmonic performs Mozarts Symphony No. 39 and Tchaikovskys Mozartiana at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at First Presbyterian Church Bonita Springs and 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, at United Church of Marco Island. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Heart Song CAPA presents a Valentines Day chamber concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. 2408 Linwood Ave. 75-2800 or www.capacenter.org. Tribunal Talk Hodges University presents a lecture about the Nuremberg trials from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Feb. 9. 2655 Northbrooke Drive. 598-6153 or www.hodges.edu.Free Bird Lynyrd Skynyrd performs at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at Germain Arena with special guests Outlaw and Blackfoot. $40-$80. 9487825 or www. germainarena.com. Cool Winter Nights Collier County Sheriffs Office hosts a family fun night with a bounce house, rock climbing and video games on an inflatable screen and more from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, at Golden Gate Middle School. 774-4434 or www.colliersheriff.org. Walk On By Dionne Warwick performs at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, at Seminole Casino Immokalee. $95. (800) 218-0007 or www.moreinparadise.com. Crackin Claws Everglades Seafood Festival returns to Everglades City Friday through Sunday, Feb. 10-12, at City Hall. 102 Copeland Ave. 695-2277 or www.evergladesseafoodfestival.org. Vroom, Vroom The Ferrari Club of Naples hosts its 13th annual Cars on Fifth, where spectators can admire more than 100 Ferraris on display along Fifth Avenue South from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11. Free. www.naplesferrariclub.com. Speed Opera Gulfshore Opera presents a one-act comedic opera, Speed Dating, at 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday, Feb. 12-13, at Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center in Bonita Springs. 5293925 or www.gulfshoreopera.com. Classical Concert The Bach Ensemble and Classic Chamber Concerts perform works by Haydn at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, at First United Methodist Church. 388 First Ave. S. 120 Moorings Park Drive. 732-1055 or www.thebachensemble.org. Chamber Strings Members of the Naples Philharmonic perform Zemlinskys No. 1 and an adaptation of Beethovens Symphony No. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, at FGCU. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Email calendar listings and high-resolution photos to Lindsey Nesmith at email@example.com. Please send Word or text documents and jpgs with time, date, location, cost and contact information. Deadline for calendar submissions is noon Monday. 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Its not his fault; theres a lot of exposition and Dame Christie has to set up the premise: a couple married just a year have opened a guesthouse. Theyre quite nervous and apprehensive about their very first lodgers. In fact, theyre somewhat ambivalent about them. Lord, theres another of them! one exclaims when another guest arrives on their doorstep. To make matters worse, a blizzard has begun and theyll likely be snowed in or snowed up, as the British say. Four guests eventually show, making their way through the drifts. The snows so thick, one taxi wont even drive up to the front door, leaving its passenger at the gate. Another character, his car stuck in a snow bank, arrives unexpectedly, looking for shelter. The roads grow impassable, and the guests are stuck in the guesthouse together. Taylor Andrew Miller plays Giles, the husband, with perfect callowness, while his wife Mollie (Courtney Feiman) comes across as the more efficient of the two. Theyre trying to act adult for this new venture of running a guesthouse. The role calls for Ms. Feimans character to be frightened at times, but unfortunately its difficult to understand her when her voice climbs into higher registers. The guests are an odd lot: Christopher Wren (Nate Ritsema) is giddy and childish, prone to quoting nursery rhymes. Miss Casewell (Molly Coyne) is brisk and mannish and favors mens clothing. Mrs. Boyle (played with relish by Kate Young) disapproves of everything; shes critical and dismissive. And Major Metcalf (Matthew Faison) is your typical retired military man, disciplined and formal. Mr. Paravicini (a frolicsome Brendan Powers) is the unexpected guest, who, though playful, is also very secretive. Hes also prone to sneaking up on people. Mr. Powers portrays him with an almost manic glee. Detective Sgt. Trotter arrives on the scene to inform them that someones been murdered on a nearby farm and has threatened to kill one of them in the snowed-in guesthouse. One of them is a murderer. Who is it? A case could be made for any one of them, he says, as they each had motive and opportunity. And frankly, theyre all suspicious. They look away, fidget, look consciencestricken when the detective talks about murder. As one character points out, its difficult to prove a negative, that you didnt do something. And its also noted if you start suspecting everyone, everyone looks suspicious. Dame Christie is very clever. It may be a murder mystery on the surface, but its really a commentary on the other and how we can grow suspicious of those who are different, who are not like us. Christopher Wren acts very flamboyantly and is possibly gay; ditto for Miss Casewell, in her mens clothing and posturing. A feminine man and a masculine woman are cause for suspicion, as they dont fit societys norms. Christopher Wren in particular is scapegoated by the others. Mr. Paravicini is also viewed with suspicion, as hes a foreigner and speaks with an accent. Even the happily married couple starts to suspect each other. After all, theyve had an extremely short courtship. How do they know that what the other has told them of their history is really true? How well does anyone ever know another person? Everyone seems to harbor secrets. Mr. Cacioppo opens the play with some spooky music that sounds like a ghostly childrens choir. But this eerie atmosphere doesnt last throughout the play. The Mousetrap seems to work better as a character study than a mystery. There are maybe 10 good truly scary minutes in this play. But this ensemble does a top-notch job of presenting us with credible characters. Ms. Young especially is perfect in her role as Mrs. Boyle. As an older guest, she takes particular delight in being critical and disapproving. Amateurs! she sniffs at one point, unhappy with how the young couple are running the guesthouse. Perhaps shes just an unhappy woman, or perhaps her job as a magistrate has affected her so much that shes grown judgmental in all her dealings. She also provides many of the plays laughs, as do the antics of Mr. Powers and Mr. Ritsema. Theres also a humorous scene where Miss Casewell uses the radio to chase Mrs. Boyle out of a room. Mr. Hatch is solid as the detective who brings law and order to the guesthouse and tries to ferret out who the murderer is (though his accent seems to come and go.) Hes a take-charge kind of guy and brings some a much-needed sense of order to the manor. The action all takes place in the Great Hall of Monkswell Manor, designed by Dennis Maulden. The set looks sufficiently old and stately. The walls have wood paneling and staid wallpaper, along with some pastoral paintings. A set of windows shows snow steadily falling and accumulating on the windowpanes. (The only thing that doesnt make sense is the bright floral painting in the foyer upstage; its so bright and cheery, it doesnt seem to fit with the dcor.) As for the plot, it can be a little difficult to follow where everyone is in the house at various times. Perhaps were not meant to. As Dame Christie has said herself (as quoted in the playbill): It is the sort of play you can take anyone to. It is not really frightening. It is not really horrible. It is not really a farce, but it has a little bit of all these things, and perhaps that satisfies a lot of different people. nancySTETSONnstetson@floridaweekly.com The Mousetrap>> When: Through Dec. 18 >> Where: Florida Repertory Theatre, 2268 Bay St., Fort Myers >> Cost: $52 and $45 >> Information: 332-4488 or www. oridarep.org SUMMER GROH / COURTESY PHOTO Courtney Feiman, Taylor Anthony Miller, Brian Hatch, Molly Coyne and Matthew Faison Courtney Feiman and Taylor Anthony Miller
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C16 WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Tuesday, December 20, 2016 6:00 & 8:00 PMSugden Community Theatre 701 5th Avenue South Naples, FL Deck the Halls with Gershwin, Ellington Big Band Swing and Holiday Favorites The William Noll Jazz OrchestraSwing Ye Nol!FaturingJoi Us F Big Band 2016 A Holiday Concert TICKETS $50 AT 239-263-7990 WWW.NAPLESPLAYERS.ORG OR BOX OFFICE AT 701 5TH AVE. SOUTH, NAPLES, FL 34102 PARAGONTHEATERS.COM833 VANDERBILT BEACH RD, NAPLES 239.596.0008 VOUCHERS RECEIVED WILL BE VALID FOR REDEMPTION JANUARY 1 MARCH 31, 2017. SEE ASSOCIATE FOR DETAILS.AND RECEIVE A FREE CONCESSION VOUCHER WITH YOUR GIFT CARD PURCHASE OF $30 OR MORE! GIVE THE GIFT OF MOVIES Buy $30 $49 in Gift Cards, receive a $10 Voucher Buy $50 or more in Gift Cards, receive a $20 Voucher CONCESSION VOUCHER$10Valid only at Paragon Theaters for one concession transaction; not valid for ticket purchase. Voucher is not redeemable for cash, is nontransferable and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen. No cash back. Valid January 1 March 31, 2017. A GIFT FOR YOUom E E E E ES E C C C C C H s s s for on e. Vouch Vouch Vouc e. Vouch d ca d canno dc ca anno dJanuar nuar ar R R R R R Y CONCESSION VOUCHER$10Valid only at Paragon Theaters for one concession transaction; not valid for ticket purchase. Voucher is not redeemable for cash, is nontransferable and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen. No cash back. Valid January 1 March 31, 2017. A GIFT FOR YOUom 1300 THIRD STREET SOUTH, NAPLES 239-262-5500 RIDGWAYBARANDGRILL.COM N N N N N E E E E W W W M M M M M E E E E N N N N U U U Experience Our Seasonal Favorites P P P P R R R R I I X X F F F I I X X X X E E Daily 4:30-5:30 3 Courses $35(per person) THE HOLIDAYS WITH US Young actors bring I and You to life with honesty, freshness BY TOM HALL Special to Florida WeeklyIn Wings, Laboratory Theater took its audiences into the mind and body of an aerial acrobat who suffers a massive stroke in the plays opening moments. With Lauren Gundersons I and You, the Fort Myers company immerses us in the psyche of a teenage girl in the end stages of genetic liver disease. Death is imminent death unless a donor can be found. The underlying premise of this brisk 80-minute twoactor play places a heavy demand on Eren Sisk and Mike Edouard. For Ms. Sisks part, she must fathom the mindset and psychological defenses of a girl whos been afflicted her entire life by a debilitating disease that provokes sympathy, pity and feigned civility from everyone she encounters. Mr. Edouards unenviable task is to figure out how to relate to someone who is dying and circumvent the inevitable defenses they erect in the often-futile attempt to preserve some semblance of normalcy. Both actors are Fort Myers High School juniors. Both profess to know people whove battled life-threatening illnesses, but those experiences offered little insight into their characters which is a good thing, as they approach their roles with a purity thats unencumbered by preconceived notions of what it is like to be ill or to deal with someone who faces their mortality moment by moment. They take what the playwright and director Lauren Redeker give them and bring their characters to life with an honesty and freshness that transcends the age, gender and demographic divide. In her all-important senior year of high school, Carolines condition has taken a nasty turn for the worse, imprisoning her in her room and forcing her to attend classes via Skype and the inter-TOM HALL / FLORIDA WEEKLYEren Sisk and Mike Edouard, juniors at Fort Myers High School, star as Caroline and Anthony in Laboratory Theaters I and You.
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Lauderdale Silver Spirit Hosted by Susan Valentine, Preferred TravelMar 27 17 Transatlantic Ft. Lauderdale Monte Carlo Silver Wind Apr 1 18 Middle East Abu Dhabi Athens Silver Cloud Apr 19 8 Mediterranean Roundtrip Athens Silver Cloud May 3 7 Mediterranean Monte Carlo Barcelona Silver Whisper 1$1,500 PER SUITE ONBOARD CREDIT2TWO-CATEGORY SUITE UPGRADE 350% OFF SECOND SUITEor or CHOOSE YOUR CRUISE AND ONE OF THESE SAVINGS: WAYS TOSAVEON WORLDWIDE VOYAGES WITHSilver Select net. Shes turned into a hard case. No doubt, she has lots of cause for resentment. She cant be with her friends. Dating is out of the question. And her dad has left home, no longer able to cope with his daughters illness. But what Caroline hates most is pity people being nice for no good reason other than that shes so sick. As a result, shes developed a surly, prickly shell designed to ward off the good intentions of misguided well-wishers. Not surprisingly, her favorite stuffed animal is a hard-shelled snapping turtle. By contrast, Anthony is smart, athletic and endearingly geeky. He loves poetry and idolizes Walt Whitman. You wont find Drake, Kayne or Fetty Wap on his i-Pod playlist. No, hes an inveterate fan of Coltrane and Thelonius Monk. But when he arrives unannounced in Carolines bedroom to collaborate on an English project due the next day, the two begin a charming approach-avoidance dance that keeps the poor, wellmeaning lad off-balance and befuddled. Admittedly, the plot suffers from a handful of anomalies. For example, why would over-achieving, straight-A Anthony wait to the last minute to collaborate with Caroline on the all-important Walt Whitman Leaves of Autumn project? And why wouldnt she know in advance that shed been assigned to work with him on it? Dont worry. All will be explained in the end. More problematic is the dialogue that passes between the two teens. In the playwrights defense, it was not her intent to recreate the exact verbiage, lingo and idioms popular with todays teens or millennials. After all, they are not her target audience. Ms. Gunderson is using teenage characters to highlight a problem faced by growing numbers of theater-going Gen-X and Baby Boomers, namely how to relate to someone experiencing a life-threatening or terminal illness. But employing characters in their 50s, 60s or 70s would have been far too dreary and ponderous. The cost of going for a more youthful and upbeat approach was the need to craft a dialogue that approximates teen-talk without losing or alienating the older demographic that typically patronizes theater productions.There are some clunky lines and unrealistic sequences, but Ms. Gunderson succeeds in delivering a package that underscores a theme worth pondering in the days and weeks following the plays denouement. And that makes I and You worth seeing no matter your age. Of course, it doesnt hurt that the play has an explosive ending that will leave you reeling. But when the commotion dies down, what you will remember about this production are the efforts of one young woman to retain dignity and authenticity in spite of her terminal condition and the efforts of one young friend to relate to her as a person rather than as a patient. And for that, we can thank Ms. Redeker, Ms. Sisk and Mr. Edouard. See more by Tom Hall about local theater and arts at his website, www. artswfl.com. I and You>>Who: Laboratory Theater of Florida>>When: Through Dec. 23>>Where: 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers>>Cost: $25 for adults, $12 for students. >>Info: 218-0481 or www. laboratorytheater orida.com
C18 WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Whether you like poppin bottles in the club or watching fireworks light up the sky to usher in the New Year, Southwest Florida has plenty of opportunities to help you ring in 2017 in style. Look through our list of events, dinners, shows and parties to find a celebration that fits your style to cap off this years holiday season. NAPLES Fireworks at the Naples Pier Beginning around 7:30 p.m. Free. ArtisNaples 597-1900 www.artisnaples.orgRing in the New Year with the Naples Philharmonic performing a Viennesethemed concert at 9 p.m. followed by a reception in Hayes Hall featuring dancing, sumptuous buffet and a champagne toast. Artichoke & Company 11920 Saradrienne Lane 263-6979 www.artichokeandcompany.com Four-course prix-fixe meal, passed and placed hors doeuvres and cash bar from 7:30 p.m. to midnight. BALEEN La Playa Beach & Golf Resort 598-5707 www.laplayaresort.com Buffet-style New Years Eve feast includes martini, iced seafood, prime meat and pasta stations with dancing and music provided by The Malibu Band starting at 9 p.m. for $275 per person. Barbatella 1290 Third St. S. 263-1955 www.barbatellanaples.com New Years Eve a la carte menu available from 5-7:30 p.m. and a five-course, prix-fixe menu available from 8 p.m. until close for $115 per person. Live music from 8 p.m. until midnight. Bar Tulia 462 Fifth Ave. S. 228-7606 www.bartulia.com New Years Eve party with party favors, special menu and two signature cocktails, the Bruto Spritz made with St. George Bruto Americano and Marsuret prosecco and Cup o Kindness, prepared with cranberry-infused apple cider and Marsuret prosecco. NYE CELEBRATIONS ArtisNaples hosts a swanky party with the Naples Philharmonic orchestra and a post-performance reception with dancing, delicious buffet and Champagne toast at midnight.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C19 at Harold's Place poolside at The Gulfcoast Inn Music starts at 9 pm. Midnight Toast! Happy New Year! CELEBRATE NEW YEARS EVEwith Live Music by MARCO KIRCHER 2555 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, Florida 34103 | 239.261.4332 Bistro 821 821 Fifth Ave. S. 261-5821 www.bistro821.com A special New Years Eve menu featuring entrees like miso-sake roasted sea bass, duet of lobster and Wagyu beef and roasted duck breast. Bistro Soleil 100 Palm St., Marco Island 389-0981 www.bistrosoleil.net Serving a special New Years Eve fourcourse dinner featuring French cuisine favorites with live music by Dan Vass in the lounge for $85 per person. Blue Martini Mercato 591-2583 www.bluemartinilounge.com The nights theme is Hollywood Glitz & Glamour with live entertainment beginning and passed hors doeuvres at 8 p.m. General admission is $75; tables available between $400-$700. Burn by Rocky Patel Mercato 653-9013 www.burnbyrockypatel.com Its a Roaring Twenties New Years celebration with a live deejay from 8 p.m. on New Years Eve to 4 a.m. New Years Day. $75 per person, $330-$2,000 for table reservations with bottles of Veuve Clicquot included. Individual bottles of Veuve Clicquot available for $100 from 11 p.m. to midnight. Campiello 1177 Third St. S. 435-1166 www.campiello.damico.com A four-course, prix-fixe menu from 6-11 p.m. for $195 per person and performances by Dan Heck from 6-9 p.m. and Rockin Horse from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Caf & Bar Lurcat 494 Fifth Ave. S. 213-3357 www.cafelurcat.com A four-course, prix-fixe menu from 6:30-10:30 p.m. for $150 per person with a performance by The Ex-Bachelors from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Cavo Lounge Mercato 431-8706 www.cavolounge.com New Years Eve Bubble Party with limited general admission starting at 8 p.m. Advance reservations for dinner or VIP admission highly recommended. The Continental 1205 Third St. S. 659-0007 damicoscontinental.com A four-course New Years Eve prixfixe menu from 6-11 p.m. for $225 with live music from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. The Grill The Ritz-Carlton, Naples 598-6644 www.ritzcarlton.com Four-course, prix-fixe dinner with a 5 p.m. seating for $199 per person and an 8 p.m. seating with champagne toast for $299 per person. Harolds Place 2555 T amiami Trail N. 261-4332 www.naplesharoldsplace.com Live music with Marco Kircher at 9 p.m. and a midnight champagne toast. La Bazenne 474 Fifth Ave. S 682-8623 www.labazenne.com A select a la carte menu until 5:45 p.m. and a four-course prix-fixe menu at 6 p.m. for $99. Champagne toast at midnight. Lemona The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples 598-6644 www.ritzcarlton.com Appetizers, a la carte selections and a champagne toast for $120 per person. Little Bar Restaurant 205 Harbor Place, Goodland Marco Island 394-5663 www.littlebarrestaurant.com Fatha Time Starke and the Bawlin Babies Band take the stage at 9 p.m. Elegant specials and regular menu are available and a champagne toast with party favors at midnight. The Local 5323 Airport-Pulling Road 596-FARM www.thelocalnaples.com One-time New Years Eve specials featuring fresh, local ingredients offered alongside the regular menu. Couples will be gifted with a jar of honey and guests over 21 will enjoy a sparkly toast. Masa Mercato 598-0887 www.masanaples.com A three-course, prix-fixe menu from 5-11 p.m. and a performance by ODAS from 8:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. M Waterfront Grille The Village on Venetian Bay 263-4421 www.mwaterfrontgrille.com Four-course, prix-fixe menu from p.m. for $69 per person from 4:30-5:45 p.m. and $95 per person from 6:15-11 p.m. NEW YEARS EVE CELEBRATIONS Bar Tulia celebrates 2017 with two sparkling cocktails, the Bruto Spritz and Cup o Kindness.
C20 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY (239) 530-2225MONDAY SUNDAY 11:00 A.M. CLOSE NO COVER! NO RESERVATIONS! PRIME RIB DINNER $24.95 COMPLIMENTARY CHAMPAGNE TOASTWATCH THE BALL DROP AT MIDNIGHT ON OUR 160 BIGSCREEN 2017 3:00PM#4 WASHINGTON VS #1 ALABAMA7:00PM#3 OHIO STATE VS #2 CLEMSON Miramare Ristorante 4246 Gulfshore Blvd. N. 430-6273 www.miremarenaples.com Two seatings at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. featuring the regular menu and a 9 p.m. seating featuring a prix-fixe menu and champagne toast for $95 per person. The Marco Island Princess Marco River Marina 642-5415 www.themarcoislandprincess.com Hors doeuvres, cash bar, champagne toast and dancing with deejay Ken Hodsden from 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. for $99 per person. Naples Grande Beach Resort 475 Seagate Drive 597-3232 www.waldorastoria.hilton.com/naples Enjoy a four-course dinner at Catch of the Pelican from 6-11 p.m. for $109 per person or enjoy live music from Lovestruck Robot and a champagne toast in the Royal Palm Ballroom from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. for $89 per person. Naples Princess 550 Port O Call Way 649-2275 www.naplesprincesscruises.com Live DJ with heavy hors doeuvres, carving stations and an open premium bar with a champagne toast from 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. $175 per person. Noodles Italian Caf & Sushi Bar 1585 Pine Ridge Road 592-0050 www.noodlescafe.com New Years Eve VIP seating at 9 p.m. includes unlimited food and drink specials, dancing with DJ Hi Guys until 2 a.m., ball drop and champagne toast at midnight for $100 per person. Off the Hook Comedy Club 2600 Vanderbilt Beach Road 389-6901 www.offthehookcomedy.com Comedian Owen Benjamin performs at 9 p.m. while guests enjoy hors doeuvres and a four-course dinner, followed by dancing, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight for $110-$130 per person, $650 for a VIP suite for 5 guests. Osteria Tulia 466 Fifth Ave. S. 213-2073 www.tulianaples.com One-time New Years Eve menu developed by Chef Vincenzo Bertulio featuring caviar, truffles, Chilean King Crab, housemade pasta dishes and desserts. Call for reservations. Paradise Wine 8965 Tamiami Trail N. 687-3155 www.paradisewinellc.com. Welcome French 75 cocktail followed by a four-course, prix-fixe dinner and a glass of Mumm champagne for a midnight toast for $95 per person. Live music starts at 9 p.m. Pure Naples Tin City 263-4949 www.cruisenaplesflorida.com Fireworks cruise aboard the Double Sunshine sets sail at 6:30 p.m. and includes appetizers, refreshments and music. $85 per person. The Real Macaw 3275 Bayshore Drive732-1188 www.therealmacawnaples.comThe restaurant hosts its second annual Limbo Party Cabaret with Citron on Circuit Band featuring guest artist Cliffanie and DJ JaG at 9 p.m. Reservations required. Roys 475 Bayfront Place 261-1416 www.roysrestaurant.com Enjoy a four-course prix fixe menu on New Years Eve showcasing the bold Asian spices and European flavors for which Pacific Rim cuisine. Two-pound Maine lobster available. $55-$119 per person. Sale e Pepe Marco Beach Ocean Resort Marco Island 393-1600 www.sale-e-pepe.com Four-course prix-fixe menu featuring Italian cuisine. $130 per person, reservations recommended. Sea Salt 1186 Third St. S. 434-7258 www.seasaltnaples.com Special New Years Eve a la carte menu available from 4-7:30 p.m. and a five-course prix-fixe menu starting at 8 p.m. Guests will enjoy live entertainment until midnight. Childrens menu available. $175 per person. Seminole Casino Immokalee 506 First St., Immokalee (800) 218-0007 www.moreinparadise.com Live entertainment from Inztant Karma from 5-9 p.m. in the Zig Zag Lounge at 6 p.m. Must be 21 years or older. Shulas at the Hilton Naples 5111 Tamiami Trail 430-4999 www.shulasnaples.com Four-course prix fixe menu from 5:30 p.m. to midnight for $75 per person. Regular menu available. NEW YEARS EVE CELEBRATIONS Orlando-based band Lovestruck Robot keeps the party poppin at Naples Grande Beach Resorts party starting at 9 p.m.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C21 VERGINA, THE TASTE YOULL NEVER FORGET IN A PLACE YOULL ALWAYS REMEMBER!700 Fifth Avenue South, Naples VerginaRestaurant.comGIFT CARDS AVAILABLE NEW YEARS EVE btDINNERFROM 5:00 P.M. $80/PersonPARTYFROM 7:30 P.M. $150/Person Live Music Until 2 A.M. Special Menus(Childrens Menu Available)RESERVATIONS REQUIREDCALL 239.659.7008 TO RESERVE YOUR TABLE Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center 11515 B onita Beach Road 389-6901 wwwswflpac.com New Years Eve Party Palooza 2016 features performances by multi-platinum recording artist and producer Jean Beauvoir, 10,000 Views, Havy Rodriguez & Miami Splash and Glam Bam Burlesque with a midnight ball drop and champagne toast for $40-$175 per person. The Stage 9144 Bonita Beach Road 405-8566 www.thestagebonita.com Uptown Express plays s, s and Motown tunes to ring in the New Year. Dinner seating begins at 5:45 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. Sur La Table Mercato (800) 243-0852 www.surlatable.com The culinary store hosts two cooking classes for revelers: a New Years Eve Tapas Party where guests make an appetizing assortment of thought-provoking bites from 6:30-8:30 p.m. for $69 per person, and a couples class where students will prepare extravagant dishes with luxurious ingredients from 7-9 p.m. for $79 per person. Tavern on the Bay 489 Bayfront Place 530-2225 www.tavernonthebay.net 017 Bash on the Bay includes prime rib dinner for $24.95; champagne toast and the ball drop on the big screen. Third Street South The party atmosphere will stretch all along Third Street South from 6-9 p.m. with a photo booth and music by Felix Jiles in the Fleischmann Courtyard. 4346533; www.thirdstreetsouth.com Vergina 700 Fifth Ave. S. 659-7008 www.verginarestaurant.com 5 p.m. seating includes four-course dinner and a glass of champagne, $80 per person; 7:30 p.m. seating includes fivecourse dinner and a party with live music until 2 a.m. for $150 per person. 699 5th Ave S New Years Day Dave Cranor 5k free Gulfcoast Runners www.gcrunner.org Begins 7: 30 a.m. at Lowdermilk Park and includes free champagne Polar Plunge $20 Gulfcoast Runners www.gcrunner.org Take a dip in the Gulf immediately following the Dave Cranor 5k at 7:30 a.m. at Lowdermilk Park. No wetsuits. Proceeds benefit Drug Court Kids. New Years Day Brunch Flying Bridge 475 North Road 213-1441 www.flyingbridgenaples.com Brunch served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with an omelette station, carving station, buffet and Bloody Mary bar. $9.99 for children, $21.99 for members and $26.99 for others. ESTERO Hyatt Regency Coconut Point 5001 Coconut Road 390-4398 www.coconutpoint.regency.hyatt.com Tanglewood Restaurant offers a New Years Eve buffet from 6-9 p.m. with live piano music by William Dawson for $45 per child and $95 per adult. Tarpon Bay restaurant offers a special menu from 5:30-11 p.m. with live jazz by Chris and Jean Sidwell from 7-11 p.m. Belvedere Lounge provides party favors and a midnight toast. FORT MYERS BEACH Times Square 765-0202 www.fortmyersbeachfl.gov Live music begins at noon on Saturday, Dec. 31 and continues until a midnight ball drop and fireworks show. Bootleggers Waterfront Grill 2200 Main St. 463-4033 www.bootleggerswaterfrontgrill.com Kids enjoy a New Years Eve party with games, face painting, pirates and more from 5-7 p.m. Adults can start the party at 7 p.m. with live music, party favors, a special menu and champagne toast with a view of the fireworks. Fort Myers Beach Princess 645 Old San Carlos Blvd. 765-8500 www.fortmyersprincess.com New Years Eve Gala Cruise takes guests of the Sanibel shoreline from 9:45 p.m. to 12:45 a.m. for $79.97 per person. Boarding begins at 9:30 p.m. Parrot Key Caribbean Grill 2500 Main St. 463-3257 www.myparrotkey.com. Guests will enjoy a four-course dinner, live music and champagne toast at midnight with a view of the fireworks for $125 per couple. Sight Sea-R Cruises 2500 Main St. 765-7272 www.sightseaflorida.com New Years Eve cruise from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. includes a viewing of Fort Myers Beach fireworks for $45 per person. Boarding starts at 10:30 p.m. NEW YEARS EVE CELEBRATIONS
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 C23 In the Home Depot Plaza, on Bonita Beach Road11920 Saradrienne Lane | Bonita Springs, Florida 34135239.263.6979artichokeandcompany.com New YearsBASHwith Artichoke & CompanyEntertainmentLIVE FROMSaturday, December 31st 7:30 PM TOSunday, January 1st 1:00 AM $65 per person (plus tax and gratuity) FOR MORE INFO OR TO RSVP: or email email@example.com(239) 263-6979CHAMPAGNE TOAST at Midnight Passed & Placed Hors doeuvres + Four-Course Meal Cash Bar 7:30 PM to 12:00 AM Duette Honeycomb Shades Pirouette window shadingsSkyline Gliding Window Panels 25 minutes is all the time you need for warm light based fat reduction. 239.352.5554 dr-pena.comLocated at Exit 107, off I-75 6370 Pine Ridge Road, Suite 101 Naples, Florida 34119MANUEL PEA, M.D.Board Certi ed Plastic Surgeon Naples First Medispa 5 5 6 6 THE ICE AGE IS OVER! CELEBRITY EXTRAIts true: Big Little Lies coming to HBO as a series BY CINDY ELAVSKYQ: One of my favorite books of the past few years is Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty. My sister told me its going to be a movie. Is that true? Linda W., via emailA: The popular 2014 novel is indeed being adapted; however, it will be a seven-episode limited series on HBO. David E. Kelley (Ally McBeal, Picket Fences and The Practice, among many others) is behind the creation of this sureto-be-another-hit series that packs quite a punch with star power: Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon and Shailene Woodley play the lead characters; Alexander Skarsgard, Laura Dern, Adam Scott and Jeffrey Nordling also appear. Hot on the heels of the extraordinary and critically acclaimed Westworld, HBO hopes to reprise its success with Big Little Lies. Look for its premiere on Feb. 19. Q: I know Im late to the party, but I have been binge-watching Sons of Anarchy like theres no tomorrow. Is there any chance well get more seasons of this awesome show? Jerry T., Biloxi, Miss.A: Sort of. FX recently announced it will shoot a pilot called Mayans MC as a sequel to Sons. K urt Sutt er has written and will direct the pilot, with FX releasing this tidbit: The drama will be set in a post-Jax Teller world, where EZ Reyes a prospect in the Mayan MC charter on the California/Mexico border struggles with his desire for vengeance against the cartel and his need for respect from the women he loves. And no, women is not a typo. Q: I got hooked on The Artful Detective earlier this year. Will there be more episodes? Marty F., via emailA: Ovation has announced that the turnof-the-20th-century detective will return for an 18-episode 10th season at 7 p.m. on Jan. 9. Its set in Toronto, where the dashing Det. William Murdoch (Yannick Bisson) pioneers innovative forensic techniques to solve some of the city's most gruesome murders. As season 10 begins, Det. Murdoch is proceeding with plans to build a house and create a happy life for himself and his wife, Dr. Julia Ogden (Helene Joy). Julia is introducing her newly arrived friend Lady Suzanne Atherly (Samantha Bond of Downton Abbey) and her daughter Elizabeth to Toronto society at a debutante ball. The elegant event turns deadly when one of the ladies vying to marry Torontos most eligible bachelor is murdered. Write to Cindy at King Features Weekly Service, 628 Virginia Drive, Orlando, FL 32803, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. WITHERSPOON
C24 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 239.948.PUCK FloridaEverblades.com ON SALE NOWHOLIDAY GIFT PACKS! Shop.FloridaEverblades.comBUY ANY 16-17 TICKET PACK & RECEIVE A $20 GIFT CARD FROMLimited time offer. Valid on any new any game any time, select, or full package purchase. HOCKEY THIS WEEK SKATE WITH SANTA DECEMBER 16 AT 7:30Presented byDECEMBER 17 Free lightsabers for the rst 1000 fans VS FRIDAYSKIDS EAT FREESATURDAYS FREE TAILGATE PARTY Downtown Fort Myers River District www.verandarestaurant.comWe Guarantee An Incomparable Dining Experience239-332-2065Reservations Recommended 2122 Second St. (at Broadway)Lunch Mon Fri 11am 2pm Dinner Mon Sat 5:30 10pm Courtyard & Indoor Dining Closed Sunday Extraordinary Since 1978 Naples Rug GalleryHand Knotted Antique, Modern and Transitional Rugs (239) 793-8787 NAPLESRUGGALLERY.NET3285 Tamiami Trail East, Naples, FL 34112FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED Owners Danka and Abe Asli up to 60% MON-FRI 10AM-5:30PM | SATURDAY 10AM-4PM ANTIQUESChristmas tree stands from 19th century bring collectors top dollar BY TERRY KOVEL AND KIM KOVEL Early Christmas trees were freshly cut from a nearby forest. By the 19th century, fresh trees were brought into a church or home and decorated. But it was a problem to keep the tree upright and without water it quickly dried out and lost its needles. In 1876, a man in Philadelphia patented an iron tree stand and by 1919, a cone-shaped tin stand weighted with sand or water was being sold. Collectors search for iron stands made in unusual shapes a Santa Claus, village scene or even a group of reindeer. They sell today for $250 to $900. Q: We have a wooden board that is 8 inches by 9 inches by 1 inch thick. In the center is a 7 inch round elaborately carved design that is 1 inch deep. The design looks like some sort of house with a figure on each side surrounded by falling leaves. We would like to know what this was used for. A: Your mold probably was made for lebkuchen, a soft ginger honey cake popular in Germany for centuries at Christmas. Lebkuchen dates back to 14th century Germany. The earliest was made in monasteries, where, long before sugar, bakers kneaded flour and eggs with honey from local beekeepers. That gave lebkuchen its unique flavor and acted as a preservative. Lebkuchen is still made around the holidays, and molds and recipes can be found online. Your mold is probably from the 19th century, and if clean, there is no reason why it couldn't still be used. Q: I have a collection of Avon pewter Christmas ornaments, but Im missing the ornaments for 1998 and 2003. Were any made for these years? A: The first ornament in this series was issued in 1993. A different ornament has been issued each year since then, except in 1998 when none were sold because of transportation problems. The 2003 ornament is a snowflake. Its harder to find than some others, but is available at some online sites. We saw one for $39.99. Q: I found three cases of unused CocaCola Christmas. There are 72 glasses in each case from the Haddon Sundblom Series 1, 2 and 3 in original boxes. Is there a market for collectors for these cases of glasses? A: Haddon Sundblum (1899-1976) was an American artist best known for his paintings of Santa Claus that were used in Coca-Cola ads. His depiction of Santa as a jolly, rotund old gentleman influenced the way Santa Claus is pictured today. Sundblom's first painting for Coca-Cola was used in a 1931 ad. His last was done in 1964 but Coca-Cola continued to use Sundbloms images for several years. Reach the the Coca-Cola Collectors Club at www. cocacolacollectors.club. The Sundblom Christmas glasses have been reproduced. Glasses from the Sundblom series sell for $2 to $10 each. Q: I received a set of Avon glasses as a Christmas in the mid 0s. It includes four water goblets and four wine goblets. The glasses are etched with the Original Avon Lady with her Parasol. Any idea where I could sell them? A: These goblets are usually listed online as Victorian Lady with Parasol. Avon gave them out as Christmas gifts about 1971-1974. A set of 12 Avon goblets like yours was offered for sale online for $42. If you decide to sell them online, remember that you must spend the time and money to pay for an ad, then pack and ship them to the buyer. You might try an antiques shop or a mall. Tip: To date a mesh purse, look at the bottom edge. If it is zigzagged or fringed, it dates from the 1920-1930 period. Terry Kovel and Kim Kovel answer questions sent to the column. The amount of mail makes personal answers or appraisals impossible. Write to Kovels, Florida Weekly, King Features Syndicate, 300 W. 57th St., New York, NY 10019.COURTESY PHOTOThis Santa is a concrete Christmas tree stand. It sold in 2015 for $118, less than expected. The heavy stand was made for a feather tree not a natural tree that needed water.
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C26 WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLE LIGHTING SERVICESaturday, December 24 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.LETTERS FROM GOD NEW YEARS EVE SERVICESaturday, December 31 5:00 p.m.Jodie DeSalvos popular recital & lecture series at ArtisNaples is now in its 12th year and has sold out for the last ve seasons. She is the Music Director at Unity Church and Director of Fine Arts and Artistic Director of Concerts at Seacrest Country Day School. Led by Jodie DeSalvo on world-renowned C. Bechstein concert grand piano, The Voices of Unity Choir, combined with Seacrest Country Day School high school choir will present a program of holiday classics and Christmas favorites. Get in the seasonal spirit with our Childrens Choir and special guests Noelle Aparte and Simmy Shim from FGCUs Music Department. From Carol of the Bells to Santa Claus is Coming to Town, this beautiful concert will be a great start to your holiday celebrations. Free Will Oering.FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16 7:00 P.M.2000 Unity Way, Naples FL 34112 naplesunity.org239.775.3009Christma ConcerFollowed by Santa and Holiday Fare in Fellowship Hall 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 OPEN 5-10 PM 7 DAYS A WEEK NAPLES BEST HAPPY HOUR! 5-7 PM WE WILL REOPEN ON DEC 26THOPEN CHRISTMAS EVE The Only Naples Restaurant Where Fresh Seafood is Flown in Daily From New England! CHEF BILLS LUNCH SPECIALSLUNCH SERVED 11:004:00Lunch Haddock Jhony $12Topped with grilled zucchini and Swiss cheese served with rice and veggiesChef Bills Salad Special $10 Lettuce topped with cranberries, pecans, mandarin oranges, chicken and balsamic dressingSteak Tip Sandwich $9Topped with peppers and onions and served fries and a pickleHam & Turkey Club $9Served fries and a pickleASK OUR SERVERS ABOUT OUR NIGHTLY DINNER SPECIALS! HOURS Sun-Thu 11am-9pm Fri-Sat 11am-9:30pm4221 East Tamiami Trail, Naples 239.455.5111billssteakandseafood.com Not responsible for typographical errors. Specials good December 15-17. SUN-WED FEATURE $21.99Two 1-pound Maine lobsters served with corn on the cob and drawn butter (Twin lobsters cant be split) CHEF BILLS WEEKLY FEATURESSurf and Turf Dinner for Two $79.9932 oz. bone-in Tomahawk steak served with two 1-pound Maine lobsters served with chowder, salad, baked potato and veggies Twin Lobsters $28.99Two 1-pound Maine lobsters served with a cup of NE clam chowder, corn on the cob and drawn butterLobster Dinner for Two $89.99Two 2pound Maine lobsters served with chowder, salad, corn on the cob and baked potatoes SERVING NAPLES THE FINEST PRODUCTS FOR OVER 70 YEARS All Christmas & Hanukkah Decorations40% OFFMust present coupon. While supplies last. Good through 12/2216. Sterling Vintners Collection Meritage or Chardonnay $5.99/bottle (750 ml) Assorted Blue Diamond Nut Thins Crackers $2.99/box Wynns Bakery Small Christmas Cookie Trays $9.99/each John Wm. Macy CheeseSticks 2 boxes for $4 (4 oz.) Naples and is also the newly appointed music director/conductor of the Bach Ensemble. He is a performance veteran of major concert halls around the world. His original big band orchestra, sponsored by The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company in Atlanta, gained prominence through recordings for Newport Classic, Time-Life and Sony Records and in television specials for PBS, NBC and CBS. As a resident of Naples and New York City, Maestro Noll continues to assist the careers of classical, popular and jazz musicians as the executive director of Mayfair Artists Representatives. Tickets to the Dec. 20 concerts at the Sugden Community Theatre are $50 and can be purchased at the box office, online at www.naplesplayers.org or by calling 263-7990. JAZZFrom page 1
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Jerry Steele will share his best practices for growing cattleyas and will have some of his new hybrids and old favorites for sale. The alliance welcomes donations of out-of-bloom or unwanted orchids, which members use for educational purposes. Free pick up is available and can be arranged by calling 498-9741. For more information about the alliance, call 649-4145 or visit www.gulfcoastorchidalliance.com. The Naples chapter of PFLAG, Parents Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, a support, education and advocacy group for families with gay or transgender members, meets at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15, at Naples United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Road. For more information, call 963-4670 or visit www.pflagnaples.org. Naples Ship Modelers is an informal group dedicated to building wooden ship models. Members meet at 9:30 a.m. on the first and third Saturday of the month at the Landmark Naples community in North Naples. The next meetings are Dec. 17 and Jan 7. Members should bring their works in progress and be prepared to share techniques and tips. All are invited to enjoy lunch afterward at Fitzgeralds. RSVP by emailing Joe Geithmann at email@example.com. For more information about the club, call Dick Ritchie at 594-0868 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Naples base of the U.S. Submarine Veterans (USSVI) meets at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 19, at the VFW Post 7721, 800 Neffs Way in Naples. Membership is open to active duty and retired submariners who have earned the Qualified in Submarines designation. The local USSVI base commander is Jack Hogan of Naples. For more information, visit www.ussvi.org/base/naples.asp. The Southwest Florida Ski & Travel Club holds a business meeting at 6:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month in the Parrot Room at Gulf Coast Inn, 2555 T amiami Trail N., Naples. Social gatherings are the third Tuesday of every month at varying locations. The next social outing is Dec. 20. The next business meeting is Jan. 3. For more information, call 839-3711 or visit www.naplesskiclub.com. The Naples Doll Club meets at 11:30 a.m. on the first and third Wednesday of the month at Mayflower Congregational Church, 2900 County Barn Road in Naples. The next meetings are Dec. 21 and Jan. 4. Meetings and workshops are open to all who love and enjoy the beauty of dolls from antique to contemporary. For more information, call 5300010 or email wlm34112@ gmail.com. 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 Jan. 3. All who are interested in collecting and studying antique clothing buttons are welcome. For more information, call 682-6117. The San Marco Knights of Columbus Council #6344 meets on the first Tuesday of every month at the Parish Center at 851 San Marco Road, Marco Island. Membership is open to all Catholic men. The next meeting is Jan. 3. For more information, call John Caltabiano at 642-9840 or visit marcoknights.com. Tech4Good SWFL meets from 6-8 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Greater Naples. Staff and volunteers from area nonprofit organizations are invited to come for hands-on social media advice and help using Facebook, Twitter, Tweetdeck, Hootsuite, Bit.ly, Pinterest, Tumblr, Google+ and other social media tools. The next meeting is Jan. 3. Admission and membership are free. For more information, visit www. tech4goodswfl.org. The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 10670-Naples meets at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month at Naples Municipal Airport. The next meeting is Jan. 4. The Naples EAA chapter is one of approximately 1,700 chapters worldwide. Members are pilots, student pilots, plane builders and aviation enthusiasts. Members also serve a pancake breakfast from 8-11 a.m. on the second Sunday of each month in the pilots lounge at Naples Municipal Airport. Admission for $5 includes pancakes, 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 Jan. 8. For more information, call 649-6627 or visit eaa1067.com. Its not an official club yet, but an organizing group of former international educators hopes interest is enough to form the Ex-Expats early in the New Year. The first meeting is set for 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, in the bar at Seasons 52 in North Naples. All teachers who have lived and worked in any foreign country are welcome. To RSVP or for more information, call 597-1301 or email email@example.com. Email club news to Cindy Pierce at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SAVE THE DATE The fourth annual Visionaries of the Visual Arts awards and benefit dinner presented by the Harmon-Meek Gallery takes place Tuesday, Jan. 10, at the Naples Sailing and Yacht Club. Featured artist will be internationally acclaimed watercolorist Gary Bukovnik, who is creating floral paintings for the centerpieces. Three individuals will be honored for their contributions to bringing the visual arts to children. Tickets are $175 or $1,500 for a patron table for eight. The event is entirely underwritten by the gallery, with 100 percent of contributions from tickets, table patrons and program advertising benefitting at-risk youth and childrens art programs in Southwest Florida through the Harmon-Meek Gallery Fund at the Southwest Florida Community Foundation. For more information, email Kristine Meek at kmeek@ harmonmeek.com. Shine up your dancing shoes for the David Lawrence Centers Magical Musical Tour: Dancing Through the Decades, from 6-11 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. The signature event promises a memorable evening of dining, dancing and fundraising in celebration of the centers five decades of serving the mental health and substance abuse needs of our community. The gala committee promises a world-famous band and live entertainment inspired by the 1960s to today, from swing and Motown to rock and disco. Decadeinspired cocktail attire is encouraged. Tickets are $550 ($1,500 for patron tickets that include the patrons party at an Old Naples beachfront home). For more information, call Jennifer Denike at 304-3505 or email email@example.com. An Evening in Paris, the 11th annual Wishmakers Ball to benefit Make-A-Wish Southern Florida, takes place Saturday, Jan. 14, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. Rick and Brenda Brown are co-chairing the gala; honorary chairs are Dr. Thomas and Amy Hale. The affair begins with cocktails and hors doeuvres in the Court of Palms and continues in the ballroom with dinner, a live auction and dancing to The Chase Band. Tickets are $350. Sponsorship packages start at $5,000. For more information, visit www.wishmakersball.net. The Friends of Opera Naples host An Evening in Monte Carlo by Renata Scotto Friday, Jan. 20, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. A worldrenowned soprano, stage director and teacher, Ms. Scotto performed on the stages of the worlds greatest opera houses for 40 years. Her repertoire included more than 60 roles, and she has a wealth of awards as well as a substantial catalogue of recordings. She performed 26 roles with the Metropolitan Opera and inaugurated the Live from the Met telecast opposite Luciano Pavoratti. With a mix of Princess Grace Kellys glamorous sophistication and Monte Carlos prestigious casinos, the black-tie gala for Opera Naples will offer ticket holders the opportunity to game for luxurious prizes, dine on fine cuisine and enjoy an evening of opera performances. Individual and table reservations range from $350 to $5,000. For more information, call Signe Larson at 9639050, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.operanaples.org. The Shelter for Abused Women & Childrens Gentlemen Against Domestic Violence hold their annual Tailgate Party: Casino Royale starting at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, at Bay Colony Golf Club. Chaired by Bill Villafranco with co-chairs Ron Ciesla and John Jordan, this years event will include Vegas-style casino games as well as the traditional golf contests, cocktails, live music and dinner followed by a cigar and scotch lounge. Tickets for $250 can be purchased at www.naplesshelter/tailgate.org. For information about sponsorships, call Tamika Seaton at 775-3862, ext. 217, or email email@example.com. The Parkinson Association of SWFL welcomes Rasheda Ali, the daughter of Muhammad Ali, who suffered from Parkinsons disease, as guest speaker at a luncheon Tuesday, Jan. 24, at LaPlaya Beach and Golf Resort. Ms. Alis book, Ill Hold Your Hand So You Wont Fall, was inspired by her father and has been praised by influential sources including Dr. Timothy Johnson, medical editor for ABC News, and Parkinsons advocate Michael J. Fox. Luncheon tickets are $125. For reservations or more information, visit www. pasfi.org/speaker_lunch. Champions for Learning honors community leaders for their support of public education at the annual Night of Champions set for Thursday, Feb. 2, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. Honorees are recognized for their impact on the lives of students through mentoring, leadership, collaboration and community involvement with educators and students. The 2016-17 Night of Champions honorees are: MJ Adams, Della BurtBradley, Theo Etzel, Kaleigh Grover, Cindy Helton, Thelma Hodges, Claudine Lger-Wetzel, Andrea and Felix Lluberes, Susan and Wayne Mullican, Sen. Garrett Richter, Joan and Jack Toren, Sharon and Dolph von Arx and Michael Wynn. Tickets are $250, with proceeds benefitting the student programs of Champions For Learning, such as: Take Stock In Children and the Real World Learning Model. Table and event sponsorships are also available. For more information, call Jason Kurek at 643-4755 or email JKurek@ChampionsForLearning. org. The 2017 American Cancer Society Imagination Ball: Glitz, Glamour & Giving takes place Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Marco Island Marriott Beach Pavilion. BMO Private Bank returns as presenting sponsor for the fourth year. Marco resident Debra Shanahan, whose husband, Dick, died earlier this year of hepatobiliary cancer, is the event chair. New treatments for the type of cancer Mr. Shanahan had are direct results of research funded by the American Cancer Society. The evening will include a cocktail reception, dinner and dancing to music by the Stacey Allison Band along with silent and live auctions. The annual Grado Award will be presented to Jim and Allyson Richards in honor of their contributions to the fight against cancer. For tickets or more information, call 642-8800 or email sue.olszak@cancer. org. The Archangel Fund for Collier County Charities holds its The Art of Giving luncheon Saturday, Feb. 4, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. For 35 years, the fund has supported local charities dedicated to improving the lives of underprivileged people in Collier County and promoted the understanding that generosity to those less fortunate rewards the human spirit, enriches our lives and transforms the world. Guest of honor at the luncheon will be The Right Honourable Countess of Carnarvon, who lives with her family at Highclere Castle, the setting for Downton Abbey. Lady Carnarvon will share stories about life in the castle and the history it and its gardens. Copies of her books will be available for purchase, and a selection of items from Highclere will be included in the silent auction. Tickets for $300 are available by calling 262-0353 or by visiting www.artofgivingnaples.org. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Email details about your charity gala or fundraising soiree to Cindy Pierce at firstname.lastname@example.org. C28 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY ALI SCOTTO COURTESY PHOTOThe Right Honourable Countess of Carnarvon
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C29 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.COMEarly Dining Menu2 Courses $28.95 5-6pmRegional MenuOur Regional menu changes monthly. Come in and enjoy a taste of Italy!HAPPY HOURSunday-Thursday: 3pm-6pm Friday & Saturday: 3pm-6pm & 11pm-CloseSUNDAY DATE NIGHT3-Course Dinner $50 per coupleEARLY DININGDaily 5-6 PM 2-Courses $22.95Happy HourDaily 4-6pm & 10pm-close $5 Wine, Beer, AppetizersEarly DiningDaily 5-6pm 3 Courses $26.95BrunchSaturday & Sunday 11am-2pm Family Style $24.95Ave n ue on th5 All bottle beer, select wines & select margaritas $6 Food Menu DAILY 5-6 PMEarl Dnin Men2-Courses $29.95FeaturinSTEAK&LOBSTERDAILYLi MusibLINK MONTANA Tuesday-Saturday nights RICK HOWARD TRIO Sunday days and Monday nightsREAGAN RULE PHOTOGRAPHY / COURTESY PHOTOS Like us on Facebook.com/NaplesFloridaWeekly to see more photos. We take more society and business networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to 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. SOCIETYThe Community Foundation of Collier Countys Power of the Purse 1. Hina Sanghvi, Julie Pekrul and Kimberly Gorniak 2. Pat Aiken-ONeill and Mina Merkel 3. Jean Takas, Karen Watson and Barbara Dell 4. Tasheekia Perry and America Gutierrez 5. Penny Allyn, Diana Riley, Kimberly Leach Johnson, Kathryn Woods, Dusti Beaubien, Susan Reed Benson, Susie McCurry, Kathy Feinstein, Mary Beth Crawford and Kathleen Peck 6. Lacey King, Anne Frazier and Dottie Gerrity 7. Ann Westerfield, Lynne Shotwell, Carol Dinardo and Mindy Kozeluh 8. Guest speaker Elizabeth Smart, seated, with Tina Nicholson, Wilma Boyd, Eileen Connolly-Keesler, Thelma Hodges, Brenda Tate, Brenda OConnor and Stacey Herring 9. Bette Aymar, Kristy Foster, Liz Winebrenner and Margaret Brodeur 10. Cyndi Fields, William Villafranco and JoAnn Remington 11. David Sendler, Jaimie Miller and Brett Wilson 1 7 2 5 8 3 4 6 9 10 11
C30 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Favorite Day Spa This Holidays Perfect Gift for the Special Ones in your life who need to relax! TONY ZOLLO / COURTESY PHOTOS COURTESY PHOTOS Like us on Facebook.com/NaplesFloridaWeekly to see more photos. We take more society and business networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to 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. SOCIETYA Loverly Tea for friends of Gulfshore Playhouse at the Naples Sailing & Yacht Club 1. Charlotte Campbell and Lois Selfon 2. Theater patron Patty Baker and actress Patricia Noonan 3. Kathleen Azzariti 4. Lori Breyman 1 2 3 4 1. Carleton Cleveland and Linda Cleveland 2. Tom Brand, Murray Yost and Bill Dempsey 3. Bob Dinkemper, Christine Dinkemper, Linda McCarthy and Denis McCarthy 4. Ellen Warbuton and Mary Nice 5. Lou Ann Hansen, Pat Brand and Ellen Warburton 6. Roger Vasey, Sandy Vasey and Joe Willard 7. Dawn Montecalvo and Phillis Milano 8. Jim Ledinsky, Gemma Wilson and Mark WilsonThe Guadalupe Centers Art of Appreciation at The Baker Museum 1 4 2 6 7 8 5 3
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C31 Bayfront Phenix Salon Suites | 412 Bayfront Place Suite 123, Naples, FL 34102 | 239-777-6435 $10UNIT BOTOX $400 ALL FILLERSHoliday Special Gift Certificates Available!Great Gift For The Holidays & Special Occasions SOCIETY 1A Celebration of Remembrance at Hodges Funeral Home Kicking off the season with friends of CAPA HANA SNAJDROVA / FLORIDA WEEKLY BERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLYLike us on Facebook.com/NaplesFloridaWeekly to see more photos. We take more society and business networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. So, if you think we missed you or one of your friends, go to 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. Claudia Polzin and Anne Wilson 2. Daniela Shtereva, Milana Strezeva and Raniero Tazzi 3. Lisa Howard, Ricky Howard and Russ Morrison 4. Alexander Goldstein and Dwight Richardson 5. Joe King and Charlane King 6. Susan Gibbons, Chick Heithaus and Suzette Fernandes 7. Richard Tooke, Casandra Ruanova and Gina Groch 1. The Hodges Funeral Home team 2. Allison Grimes, Mary Birr, Laura Fisher and Danielle Fisher 3. Ron Schmanske and Cathy Mullin 4. Ashlee Parker, Megan Handley, Jack Pfiester, Jill Condon and John Condo 5. Soni Henry and Nicole Partin 6. Thelma Hodges with Jeep Quinby 7. Liza Smith with Juliette Foley and Don Foley 2 2 6 6 3 3 5 5 4 4 7 7 1
C32 WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Bob Germain and restaurant legend Cloyd Pate have teamed up to bring you an all-new dining experience. HOURS Sunday-Thursday 4:30-10:00 p.m. Friday-Saturday 4:30-11:00 p.m. Happy Hour 4:30-6:00 p.m.Half Off Bar Menu Food & Drinks 403 Bayfront Place(Formerly Stoneys Steakhouse) RESERVATIONS 239.435.9353 stgermainsteakhouse.com email@example.com Christmas Eve & Christmas Day New Years Eve & New Years Day ENJOY THE TASTE OF LUXURY JOIN US FOR THE HOLIDAYS Give the gift of a great night out & Stay Off The Pub Naples Mercato ExperiencethePub.com Experience the Difference Good Taste Makes.MondayThursday 11:30am9:00pm 1427 Pine Ridge Road, #105, Naples True Neapolitan Pizza and Authentic Italian Food on !One per table. Not to be used on lunch specials or happy hour or other offers. Expires 12/31/16. !Not to be used with other offers or lunch specials. Expires 12/31/16. CUISINE NEWS Looking to add some Victorian flavor to your holiday festivities? The Dock at Crayton Cove hosts its 35th annual Dickens Fest with English Christmas fare and servers decked out in period costumes from 4:30-9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17. Every year we seem to have more fun, says owner Vin DePasquale. Everyone loves the storys characters, some of whom will be on hand, as well as the twists we put on the menu, such as a Bah Hum Bug Bisque with a puff pastry, and Jacob Marleys Dickens of a Turducken. Guests will also enjoy a screening of A Christmas Carol as dinner is served. The restaurant is not taking reservation; guests will be served in the order of their arrival. For more information, call 263-9940 or visit www.dockcraytoncove.com. The Catch of the Pelican at Naples Grande Beach Resort serves a Christmas feast with seatings starting at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 25. Guests will enjoy a seafood bar, antipasti, a salad station, prime rib and Frenched pork loin roast, small plates like pumpkin ravioli and duck confit and a decadent dessert buffet. $59 ($30 for the childrens buffet). 227-2182 or www.naplesgrande.com. Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa hosts a Christmas Day feast from 12:30-7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 25, that includes a carving station with beef rib eye, country ham and turkey; a seafood bar with crab claws, oysters on the half-shell and shrimp; a Feast of the Seven Fishes; and a dessert buffet with a chocolate fountain. $38-$79. 430-4398 or www.coconutpoint.regency.hyatt.com. Bar Tulia celebrates New Years Eve with two specialty cocktails: the Bruto Spritz (St. George Bruto Americano, Masuret prosecco, a spring of rosemary and an orange twist) and Cup o Kindness (cranberry-infused apple cider and Masuret prosecco.) The evening also includes a special menu and party favors. 213-2073 or www.tulianaples.com. Want to work on your skills in the kitchen? Here are some cooking classes on the front burner: The Good Life of Naples, 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road; 514-4663 or www.goodlifenaples.com New Years Tapas: Wednesday, Dec. 28 ($75). Purple Spoon Culinary 25151 Chamber of Commerce Drive, Bonita Springs; 908-3842 or www.chefkristina.com Knife Skills: Saturday, Dec. 17 ($58); Taco Tuesday: Tuesday, Dec. 20 ($58). Sur La Table, 9501 Strada Place, Mercato; 598-1463 or www.surlatable.com Cookie Decorating: Friday, Dec. 16, and Sunday, Dec. 18 ($69); Date Night Chefs Table: Friday and Saturday, Dec. 16-17 ($85); Handmade Holiday Chocolates: Saturday, Dec. 17 ($69); Stress-Free Holiday Dinner: Saturday, Dec. 17 ($79); Fresh Ravioli at Home: Sunday, Dec. 18 ($69); Buche de Nol: Monday, Dec. 19 ($69); A Tate of Italy: Tuesday, Dec. 20 ($69). Email food and dining news to Lindsey Nesmith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 C33 New Years Eve Dinner PartyJoin us in Celebration of our Silver Year of Culinary Excellence Celebrating 25 Years 1585 Pine Ridge Road, Suite 5, Naples, Florida 34109 LUNCH/MONSAT 11:30 to to to 11 Watch the Ball Drop with Balloon Drop at Midnight $100 Per PersonIncludes: (Sushi Not Included in Dinner Party Special) MAKE RESERVATIONS NOW! Meeting Order online at jasonsdeli.comSarasota Port Charlotte Fort Myers Cape Coral Naplesand eating is easy, even on short notice. Sarasota Port Charlotte Fort Myers Cape Coral Naples Offer good Nov. 25-Dec. 31, 2016 only at participating Jasons Deli restaurants. Offer now good for third party gift card purchases. Free $5 gift card to be used toward a future purchase.FREE $5 gift card when you purchase $50 in gift cards!Lunch at the Bar 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.$12.95 Includes a Glass of House Red or White WineHappy Hour at the Bar 3-6 p.m.Half Price Cocktails, Beer & Wine by the GlassSunset Menu 5-6 p.m.$29.95 Appetizer, Entree & Dessert 1186 Third Street South, Naples For Reservations, Please Call 239.263.19551290 Third Street South, Naples BarbatellaNaples.comSomething New. Something Classic. RESERVE SOON! 10 p.m. RESERVE SOON! THE DISH The dish: Buttermilk Fried Chicken The price: $13.95 The place: The Pub 9118 Strada Place in Mercato The hours: 11 a.m. to midnight Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to midnight Sunday. The full menu: www.experiencethepub.com/naples The details: I should never go to The Pub for lunch when Im as hungry as I was the day I met a friend there earlier this week. I skipped the Soup & Greens category entirely and only skimmed the Flatbreads options before I got caught deciding between several hearty offerings from the Gouda Bowls and Mains lists. As tempted as I was by the idea of a bowlful of creamy gouda mac n cheese topped with a scoop of either pot roast, barbecue pork or buffalo chicken, I decided to go for the Buttermilk Fried Chicken from the Mains category. Suffice it to say, I didnt leave hungry. Three crispy tenders were accompanied by a generous serving of the aforementioned mac n cheese (about half the size of the pot roast Gouda Bowl my companion ordered) and a heaping handful of mixed greens tossed with a nice raspberry vinaigrette. I left with a whole piece of chicken and a couple of bites of mac n cheese, which turned out to be just enough to fill me up at dinnertime several hours later. Cindy Pierce email@example.com
C34 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 2700 IMMOKALEE ROAD, NAPLES 239.597.5013 RUSTYSRAW.COMLaid Back & Local! $6.99 EXPRESS LUNCH SPECIALSMONDAY-THURSDAY 11 A.M. TO 2 P.M.FISH & CHIPS RUSTY BURGER CHARGRILLED CHICKEN SANDWICH BEANS & RICE CAESAR SALAD TUNA SALAD SANDWICH $10.99 BABY BACKWEDNESDAYAVAILABLE ALL DAYOne pound baby back rack rubbed in our house blend of sweet and smoke, then with our open pit BBQ sauce for what we think will be the best ribs in Southwest Florida! Served with fries and coleslaw. WE HAVE SOMETHING TO SATISFY TASTEBUDS! PAST REPASTSHere are some capsule summaries of previous restaurant reviews: 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. For dessert: the chocolucuma, a pie with an Oreo crumb crust, middle of caramelflavored lucuma and a drizzle of chocolate sauce. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed January 2016 Coconut Jacks Waterfront Grille, 5370 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs; 6767777 The screened deck overlooking the bay is expansive and incomparable one of Coconut Jacks main attractions. With appetizers in the relatively pricey $11.95-$15.95 range, you might want to share them or make a lighter meal by sampling a few instead of ordering entrees, which can cost up to twice as much. We werent impressed by the restaurants watery take on ceviche, but the tequila oysters Rockefeller offered a clever and delectable twist on a traditional dish. Our main course also presented some surprises: a dry grouper fillet under a panko crust, ho-hum sides but surprisingly good baby back ribs (for a seafood restaurant, no less). The barbecue sauce boasted layers of flavor with notes of sweetness, tang, tomato and molasses. Desserts are made locally but not here; the coconut cream pie from Dollys Produce Patch & Eatery is not to be missed. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed June 2016 Jimmys Bait-N-Tackle Pubgrille, 11100 Tamiami Trail N., Naples; 4340000. For a trip back to the down-home feel of 1920s Naples, consider a meal at Jimmys Bait-N-Tackle. Run by Naples native Jimmy McDonnell, the sprawling bar and restaurant in front of the Ramada on U.S. 41 is filled with photos of Naples of yesteryear with a good measure of nautical kitsch. Dress is ultracasual and the food is Florida based, featuring local fish and a playful menu. From the Chum (appetizers) selections, we liked the cracked conch, which was pounded thin and served with sweet guava remoulade, and a well-rendered cup of Fines Famous Conch Chowder. Blackened snapper was flavorful and neither over seasoned nor overcooked. Onion rings were tasty, the cole slaw was fresh but needed some zip. The Tamiami tacos, made with grilled mahi, cilantro, cumin, slaw and pickled jalapenos, were outstanding. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed July 2016 Mediterrano, 336 13th Ave. S., Naples; 261-7498 There arent many places where the owner himself greets and seats you, but thats the level of hospitality found at this lovely little restaurant filled with soothing aquamarine hues that bring to mind the beauty of the Mediterranean waters. I enjoyed a refreshing mojito sangria, but theres an extensive wine list from which to choose. Warm pita triangles come with balsamic reduction, sundried tomato butter and olive oil as a starter. Try not to gorge. An appetizer of grilled octopus with baby spinach, preserved lemon, roasted garlic cloves, heirloom tomatoes and smoked paprika was smoky and delicious. Lamb keftedes and falafel was a classic and hearty pairing that Id recommend for sharing. The cioppino was bountiful, full of sea bass, mussels, shrimp and clams in a roasted Roma tomato sauce. Mediterranean sea bass arrived in a bamboo steamer filled with Moroccan spices, lavender, golden raisins and pomegranate seeds. It was the star of the meal. A limoncello parfait, a potent mix of icy lemon and soothing vanilla, was a refreshing end to the meal. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed May 2016 Rumba Cuban Cafe, 1265 AirportPulling Road, Naples; 659-2996 The former Fernandez the Bulls southerly location is in good hands with Chef Jorge Reyes, who used to work there, at the helm. His family infuses Rumba with the same warm, family flavor its predecessor had. And the foods still great, too. Skip the mojito (they dont have a liquor license and use orange wine) and go for the sangria instead. Rumba chips (long, crisp plantain strips served with nicely seasoned ground beef) are good for a starter. The tamales were also tasty. Both the ropa vieja (shredded flank steak with tomato sauce) and lechon asado (big marinated and roasted chunks of pork) were excellent with sides of plantains, white rice and black beans. For dessert? You cant go wrong with flan or tres leches cake. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed February 2015 Key to ratings Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C35 CUISINE REVIEWM Waterfront Grille brings together great food and beautiful views Editors note: This review originally ran Nov. 17 but due to a production error, the ratings were incorrect. We are rerunning the review in its entirety with the correct ratings.If theres one thing people ask about regularly, its where to go for a great meal on the water. While there are a fair number of establishments bordering water, not all serve food that equals the view. One notable exception is M Waterfront Grill, which boasts a stunning view of Venetian Bay, excellent food and an exceptional service staff. Its a combination tough to find. In fact, its been my experience that far too many waterfront spots feel entitled to serve less-than-stellar food, perhaps thinking diners wont notice because they are mesmerized by the scenery and so wont mind paying hefty prices anyway. While M Waterfront isnt inexpensive, I believe that, in most cases, it provides good value for the money. Many ingredients are organic, there are gluten-free menus for lunch and dinner, and they even churn their own butter (w hich was so good it was difficult to prevent myself from wolfing down the whole basket of bread). The extensive wine list contains a great many interesting selections, although you wont find any bargains. We chose a 2011 T-Vine Grenache from Napa that had luscious aromas of pepper and cocoa with plums, apricots, dark chocolate and raspberry on the palate. The cuisine style cutting-edge continental is something conjured up by chef Brian Roland, who departed the kitchen here several years ago. He was succeeded by Adam Nardes, and now John Berry heads up the kitchen as executive chef. He has worked at the restaurant for 23 years, since it was Maxwells on the Bay, so he understands its culture and clearly grasps the concept Mr. Roland introduced. The menu isnt fussy, but it is clear that each dish has been carefully composed. A bowl of New England clam chowder ($9.95) was simple but satisfying with big chunks of clam and potatoes in a creamy but not overly thick soup. It was topped with a littleneck clam and a sprinkling of chives. It could have been served warmer but was otherwise excellent. There was nothing ordinary about the seasonal butternut squash salad ($10.95), which began with slices of cooked squash topped with baby greens, dried cranberries, cucumber, goat cheese and walnuts and a very light application of honey lemon vinaigrette. My companion and I were in agreement that it could have used a bit more dressing. Entrees are about evenly divided between meat and seafood, but there are also a couple of vegetarian dishes and three pasta options as well. We passed on the jumbo Maine lobster tail, which at $46.95 was the priciest item on the menu. I know lobster prices have risen of late, but that seemed steep to me unless it was a really huge tail. The grilled Scottish salmon ($35.95) proved to be a fine alternative, the fish flaky and flavorful with little seasoning on it, resting atop goat cheese and basil roasted fingerling potatoes, English cucumber, dill and lump crab salad, roasted tomato and garlic crme. This dish was beautiful, with plenty of flavors and textures. The steak frites ($29.95) consisted of several thin filet medallions that were tender and subtly seasoned so not to obscure the flavor of the meat. They came with crisp, super-thin fries and a topping of aged Maytag blue cheese fondue that was tasty but lighter than it sounds. We shared a side order of organic chefs vegetables ($8.95), a delicious assortment of Brussels sprouts, carrots, cauliflower, fingerling potatoes and mushrooms, all cooked through but neither soggy nor overly crisp. We managed to save room for one dessert and settled on the Swiss chocolate gateau ($9.95), a heavenly little round of warm chocolate cake topped with sea salt caramel gelato and pistachio cream anglaise. We left not a crumb. Throughout this lovely meal, our courses emerged in flawless progression at just the right intervals. Our server stopped by often enough to keep our water and wine glasses full and to ensure that we were satisfied with each course. A manager stopped by as we ate our entrees to see how things were going as well. And because we timed our meal well this was just before the time change we arrived early enough to land a table right along the bay and were able to enjoy about 40 minutes of the sparkling waters and beautiful homes across the water and then watch as the sky shifted colors and the sun sank beyond the horizon. This is a choice view, and I suspect its part of what has made the restaurants at the Village at Venetian Bay so popular for so long. M Waterfront seems to go the extra mile in terms of service. How far? Well, I received a call the next day to see how we had enjoyed our meal. No, it isnt because Im a reviewer. It was more likely because Id made a reservation and left a phone number. Its seeing to details like this that makes customers feel valued. Its a practice others might do well to emulate. karenFELDMANcuisine@floridaweekly.com M Waterfront Grille Village at Venetian Bay>> Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5-10 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Brunch 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner 5-9 p.m. Sunday. >> Reservations: Accepted >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: Appetizers, $8.95-$16.95; entrees, $23.95-$46.95 >> Beverages: Full bar >> Seating: Indoors with water views or inside near the bar, at the bar, at tables or banquettes, outside on pet-friendly patio >> Specialties of the house: Cutting-edge continental >> Volume: Moderate >> Parking: Free lot. Valet parking available. >> Website: www.mwaterfrontgrille.comRatings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: 4300 Gulf Shore Blvd., Naples; 263-4421SuperbNoteworthyGoodFairPoor KAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLYClam chowder is adorned with a littleneck clam.Grilled Scottish salmon comes with fingerling potatoes, lump crab salad, roasted tomato and garlic crme.
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Kalea Bay is a gated, resort-lifestyle, high-rise community located on Vanderbilt Drive in North Naples. More than three months ago it celebrated the topping off of its first residential high-rise tower which is slated to be completed by fall of next year. The 22-story tower, with 120 residences, will have 20 floors of residences over two floors of parking. The incredibly designed residences offer views of the Gulf of Mexico and pristine nature preserve. 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. 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 and wood floors throughout, stated Inga Wilson, Kalea Bays Vice President of Sales & Marketing. The custom kitchens have Wolf and SubZero appliances, a natural gas range, Downsview cabinetry, quartz countertops, a Butlers pantry and oversized island, all of which are standard features. Our kitchens have 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. They are perfect vantage points to watch our spectacular sunsets, stated Wilson. 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. Dramatic views are available to every single resident, no matter which floor they live on. Thats because the towers amenities are located on the rooftop including the 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. The beaches include Barefoot Beach Preserve Park, which was ranked #2 nationally in 2015, and Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, which was ranked #9. Kalea Bays community clubhouse area is also slated for completion around the same timeframe as the first tower. Our clubhouse area will be the social and recreational centerpiece of the community, said Wilson. 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 Har-Tru tennis courts, plus pickleball 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 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. Due to bridge closings in the North Naples area, take US 41 to Wiggins Pass Road, then right on Vanderbilt Drive, two-tenths of a mile. Additional information is available by calling (239) 793-0110 or online at KaleaBay.com. Luxury High-Rise Residences Popular at Kalea Bay Community clubhouse also celebrated rateeachofthethree WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016SPONSORED CONTENT YOUR GUIDE TO NEW HOME COMMUNITIES IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA Above: The residences in the 22-story tower at Kalea Bay offer spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico. The 88,000-square-foot clubhouse features three separate pools, a deck bar, an indoor/outdoor restaurant and an Internet cafe. Left: Kalea Bays first tower was designed with rooftop amenities, including a sky lounge, spectacular pool and open-air fitness center. Below: Kalea Bay residences have open floor plans. All master bedrooms offer views of the Gulf of Mexico. taking a re f resh id tdfilb be dr oo A a t c a a t i o r b b Above:Theresidencesinthe22-storytower A
Every day is the weekend at Naples Reserves new Island ClubWith its waterfall pool, a tiki bar ready to whip up a refreshing umbrella drink and a sweep of sandy beach along the 125-acre Eagle Lake, Naples Reserves new Island Club creates a vacation-every-day ambience no passport required. The club is now open, bringing islandinspired amenities right to the waters edge with a casually awesome lifestyle at this South Naples community that is woven amongst 22 freshwater lakes. The two-building complex includes fitness and welcome centers offering a cafe, a variety of outdoor amenities, and beach volleyball and bocce courts. At Naples Reserve, theres so much to do, its sometimes difficult to figure out what to do first. Maybe youll start the day with a workout in the 3,500-square-foot fitness center or outside in the pools Junior Olympic lap lanes. Or, you can always ease into the day, enjoying a poolside chaise or early-morning views over the lake from your favorite spot on the beach. Inside the Island Clubs 5,160-squarefoot clubhouse, youll find Latitudes Cafe, a grand hall, freestanding stone fireplace and a large gathering room all featuring coastal decor capturing Naples Reserves emphasis on Southern Coastal-style architecture. The clubhouse also is home to the new Welcome Center and its signature 850-gallon aquarium. Designed with sweeping water views and a nod to Key Wests famous architecture and ambience, the buildings bifolding and double French doors create an indoor-outdoor connection and open to a veranda and wraparound porches. Just steps away are the Chat n Chill Tiki Bar and the beach, which showcases views of Kontiki Island and its oversized tiki hut. The Island Club also offers a childrens splash pool, an event lawn, a fire pit and a party pavilion. Need some water time? The neighboring Outrigger Center provides paddleboards, kayaks and canoes to explore Eagle Lake and Kontiki Island. Along the lakes northern boundary, youll find a mile-long stretch for serious rowing and National Geographic moments courtesy of the neighboring Picayune Strand State Forest. The centers two Duffy boats, Tranquility and Little Skipper, also offer lake and island cruises. iStar, named 2015 Developer of the Year by Builder and Developer magazine, is putting the finishing touches on the 688-acre communitys additional amenities, among them the lakefront Match Point tennis and pickleball court complex, a boat ramp, a tot lot, two dog parks and a meandering biking, hiking and jogging linear park. Naples Reserve offers attached villas, single-family homes and custom homes from the high-$200s to more than $1.5 million. Naples Reserve is located off U.S. 41, 2 miles southeast of the Collier Boulevard/CR 951 intersection and 10 minutes from I-75, Exit 101. Visit the community at 14891 Naples Reserve Circle or online at www.naplesreserve.com. Naples Reserve Island Club poolside. Naples Reserve Island Club grand hall. With its waterfall pool, a tiki bar ready to whip up a refreshing umbrella drink and a sweep of sandy beach along the 125-acre Eagle Lake, Naples Reserves new Island Club creates a vacation-every-day ambience no passport required. 2 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
Live it Up......in Style 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& Associates Our waterfront residences at Kalea Bay are the perfect place to live it up. And youll do so in style surrounded by our coastal clubhouse with 3 pools, 24 guest suites and more. Live it up in style at Kalea Bay. Residences priced from $1.3 million. 13910 Old Coast Road, Naples, FL 34110 KaleaBay.com 239-793-0110 From US 41 take Wiggins Pass Road and go north on Vanderbilt Drive.
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 private facilities, improvements, and plans described or depicted on any materials are conceptual only, subject to government approvals and market factors, and subject to change without notice. Nothing in these materials obligates WSR-Bonita Bay, LLC, or any other entity to build any facilities or improvements, and there is no guarantee that any illustrated or described pr oposed future development will be implemented. Neither the inform ation 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. It all happens here SEAGLASSATBONITABAY.COM LUXURY COASTAL CONTEMPORARY TOWER RESIDENCES FROM JUST OVER $1M Sales Center Open Daily | 26951 Country Club Drive | Bonita Springs | 239.301.4940 50 %OVER SOLDLIMITED TIME FOR RESIDENCE CUSTOMIZING UNDER CONSTRUCTIONMONTHS TO OCCUPANCY 18 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 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 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 Picturesque 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 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.HELLO, SUNSHINE.
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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 844.838.3392 MintoFLA.com 9 Lely Resort New Home Sales8038 Signature Club Circle, Bldg 8-102 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 DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
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5076 Annunciation Circle #104, Ave Maria, FL 34142 22 Models Open Daily 239-352-3903 AveMaria.comTake Immokalee Rd east, turn right onto Oil Well Rd, turn left into Ave Maria. Del Webb Naples Pulte Homes Maple Ridge by CC Homes Naples living high $100s 500sFrom holiday crafts to New Years laughsWhether crafting the perfect holiday treat or celebrating with friends and family, youll love the lifestyle in Ave Maria. Come visit us today. Discover 22 model homes and 40 oor plans to choose from. 2 to 6 bedroom homes range in price from the high $100s to the $500s. And dont forget to bring your camera. Theres so much to see and do youll want to capture every moment.Ave Maria. Picture Perfect. Top 50 Master-Planned Communities in U.S. Top 20 Places to Retire Fastest-Selling Community in Southwest Florida Pulte Homes g ra. Theres so much to see m er a t o capture every moment. a nt t o r e Perfect P ictu r e M M M M a a p p p l l l e e e R R R i i i d d d d g g g g e e e b b b y y y C C C C C C H H H o o m m e e e s s s Maple Ridge by CC Homes
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The Isles of Collier Preserve by Minto named Community of the YearThe Isles of Collier Preserve in Naples by Minto Communities recently received Collier Building Industry Association (CBIA) 2016 Sand Dollar Awards for Community of the Year, Best Special Event for Residents for the Isles Club Grand Opening, and Best TV commercial. Mintos ultra-luxurious Tamarind Grande model at The Isles of Collier Preserve also won for Best Specialty Feature for its unique guest casitas. 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 16 fully furnished model homes for touring. For a limited time only, buyers will have the opportunity to take advantage of $50,000 in incentives on several movein ready homes including a Pimento single-family home, Dahlia villa home and Orchid Grande coach home. The Pimento single-family home includes a pool and spa with a beautiful water view. It is 2,333 square feet under air, with two bedrooms, den, two-anda half baths and three-car garage and is priced at $883,237. The Dahlia villa home is 1,565 square feet under air with two bedrooms, two baths, den, pool and spa, and two-car garage. It is priced at $526,550. The Orchid Grande threestory coach home is 2,169 square feet under air, and includes two bedrooms, two baths, den, sun room, third floor observatory, two-car garage, and private elevator. It is priced at $607,150. 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 888-707-1251 or visit mintofla.com. Above: The Isles Club, The Isles of Collier Preserve and Pimento interior. 10 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY ON NAPLES BAY, 5 MINUTES FROM DOWNTOWN AND THE BEACHESLUXURY VILLAS, COACH HOMES & SINGLEFAMILY HOMES FROM THE MID $300s TO OVER $1 MILLION Discover Naples Community of the YearNestled along the scenic Cypress Waterway only 5 minutes from downtown Naples youll nd a waterfront lifestyle that others can only dream of. Where an incredible selection of award-winning Minto homes complements an extraordinary setting for every day adventures and non-stop fun. Simply put, Life is better in The Isles. Come experience it for yourself! ISLES AWAYfrom the ordinary Isles Club Amenities: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 and hiking trails Available membership at adjoining yacht club and marina with deep water access to the Gulf of Mexico Limited time incentive on select homes, please see a New Home Sales Professional for details. Minto Communities, LLC 2016. Not an offer where prohibited by state statutes. All rights reserved. Content may not be reproduced, copied, altered, distributed, stored or transferred in any form or by any means without express written permission. Artists renderings, dimensions, specifications, prices and features are approximate and subject to change without notice. Minto, the Minto logo, The Isles of Collier Preserve and The Isles of Collier Preserve logo are trademarks of Minto Communities, LLC and/or its affiliates. CGC 1519880. 12/2016For location, hours of operation and further details about our award-winning communities throughout Florida, visit minto a.com. GET STARTED ATMintoFla.com5445 Caribe Avenue, Naples, FL 34113 Located on US 41/Tamiami Trail East, just south of Thomasson Drive(888) 707-1251 HURRY FOR LIMITED TIME INCENTIVESAVE UP TO $50,000!* 951 951 Pine Ridge RoadNAPLESNAPLES Gulf of MexicoOF C O LL I ER P RE S E R V E NNaples Bay Davis Boulevard Golden Gate Pkwy. Hamilton Harbor 5th Ave. Dollar Bay Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
Prices at Allure touted as best in town for waterfront luxuryALLURE, the new 32-story condominium to be built on the Caloosahatchee River in the Historic Downtown Fort Myers River District, has been attracting a great deal of attention lately as the best-priced luxury condominium in the local market. A recent News-Press article titled Allures price is right for downtown Fort Myers, compares the high-rise with other new developments on the market noting that prices at Allure are much lower than other high-rise condos that are now under construction. Buyers at ALLURE commented in the article that With prices at Allure starting at $267,000 for a one-bedroom in a deluxe condo complex with amenities, theres nothing that compares for the price. Twobedrooms, two-anda-half bath residences with water views are available at about $400,000. Buyer Erik Elsea also commented on the competitive preconstruction prices at ALLURE stating, This building offers all the same amenities that these developments down in Bonita Bay are offering, but at a fraction of the price. It is a good opportunity to lock in your price now and in a few years you will probably be very happy that you did. Andy Heygate who purchased at ALLURE as an investment said, Allures good location in an exciting area offers a great price per square foot and is nicely finished. In addition to the great value and luxurious features and amenities, ALLUREs enviable urban location puts residents in the middle of all that is delightful about this newly-revitalized, historic, area of Fort Myers. Quickly becoming a treasure of the Gulf Coast the Historic Fort Myers River District combines tropical urbanism charm with a small town feel and provides an endless array of dining and entertainment options, and best of all, its just steps or a trolley ride away from ALLURE. 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 cobblestonestreets are lined with eclectic boutiques and art galleries, historic landmarks and architecture, museums, and even a professional theater. As if that werent enough, the city also organizes regular concerts and special events including Art Walk and Music Walk that have become extremely popular among downtown residents and visitors. In addition to all of our on-site amenities, Allures prime location provides our residents with five square miles of amenities right outside of their doors, says ALLURE Sales and Marketing Director Barbara Bengochea-Perez. ALLURE boasts an array of resort-style building amenities: a private screening room with theaterstyle seating; stateof-the-art gym; pool deck with heated cascading infinity-edge pool overlooking the water; social gathering rooms with fireplace, billiards, game tables; Bocce Ball and barbeque grills on the rooftop, Pickleball by the pool, and many other luxury features. Luxurious residence features at ALLURE include porcelain flooring, natural gas ranges, double ovens, and quartz countertops in chef-inspired kitchens. All residences feature private entrance elevators and include covered garage parking with 24-hour controlled access. A variety of thoughtfully-designed, open floor plans priced from the high $200s to over $1 million offer one, two and three bedrooms. To learn more about ALLURE, call (239) 500-JAXI (5294), option #1, or visit the sales gallery located at 1300 Hendry Street. The sales gallery features a model of one of the elegant condominium residences with beautifully-designed vignettes of a kitchen, living room and dining room. Visit online at www. AllureLuxuryCondominiums.com. This building offers all the same amenities that these developments down in Bonita Bay are offering, but at a fraction of the price. It is a good opportunity to lock in your price now and in a few years you will probably be very happy that you did. Erik Elsea, Allure Buyer NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF DECEMBER 15-21, 2016 11 Sales Gallery Now Open! 13oo Hendry St., Fort Myers, FL Open 7 days a week 239-500-JAXI (5294) www.AllureLuxuryCondominiums.com Info@AllureLuxuryCondominiums.com C o n c i e rge Private Theater Fitness, Spa, Sauna Infinity Edge Pool Sculpture Garden High-Speed Internet & WIFI natural gas cooking 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.
Ahhfreedom. With the sun on your shoulders and the wind at your back, you have the whole day ahead of you. Head to the new Island Club on the shores of the private 125-acre lake (just one of 22). Whether you go wild on the water or a little more laid back by the pools, we only require two things here at Naples Reservethat you kick your shoes off and put on a smile. HOMES BY: Ashton Woods, D.R. Horton, Florida Lifestyle Homes, KTS Homes, Lundstrom Development, Marvin Homes, McGarvey Custom Homes, Stock Signature Homes Check out the Biggest Model Home Tour in Naples & enjoy a taste of our YKnot at the new Island ClubNaplesReserve.com | 239.732.141414885 NAPLES RESERVE CIRCLE, NAPLES, FL 34114Located off U.S. 41 South 2 miles east at Collier Blvd. intersection.Why should only one hour a day be happy? GET YOUR FREE SOUTH NAPLES MAGAZINE ONLINEHOMES PRICED FROM THE HIGH $200s TO OVER $1.5 MILLION
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