Why the 2017 United States Presidential Inauguration will be a lot like every previous one and why it will be much different. A8I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.Story by Bill Cornwell | email@example.com U.S. Presidential inaugural oath Visionaries of the ArtsHarmon-Meek Gallery honors patrons and artists, and more to-dos around town. C25-27 www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JANUARY19-25, 2017 INSIDEVol. IX, No. 13 FREE OPINION A4 ROOTED IN NAPLES A6 NEWS OF THE WEIRD A14 CLUB NOTES A23 MONEY & INVESTING B5 ON THE MOVE B6 REAL ESTATE B12 OPEN HOUSE MAP B18 BOOK REVIEW C2 PUZZLES C12 SAVE THE DATE C22-24 CUISINE NEWS C28-31 Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store. PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Behind the WheelThe five most interesting vehicles to keep an eye on the road for this year. A17 Art Fest NaplesFleischmann Park hosts 20th annual show. C1 BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekl.comFollowing in the tradition of suffragettes dating back to the 19th century, residents in Collier and Lee counties will march for womens rights from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, in downtown Naples. Scheduled as a sanctioned sister event to the Womens March on Washington, organizers are expecting up to 600 registrants to raise their voices in response to recent election rhetoric. I guess there are many reasons to do it, but mostly its just to let the world know that there are still people who care about women, said organizer Lois Cohen. We cant let people think women are going to sit there and let things happen to them. From reproductive rights to raising the minimum wage, Ms. Cohen and her counterparts are concerned that the current political tone threatens issues that pertain to the social progress of not only women, but all minority groups. However, she is quick to stress that the Naples march is not politically motivated. Instead, everyone is welcome to peacefully participate in what she characterizes as a forwardlooking awareness event. Were certainly not partisan, unless you consider social justice political, she said. But were moving forward to see what we can do in the future. Maybe we can do something for future generations and help raise awareness for them. We cant do anything today or tomorrow, but in two or four years it might make a difference. The national Womens March on Washington was conceived shortly after the Downtown hosts sister event to Washington march N DSC1DSC1DSC1DSC1 destination SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INSIDE: DINING. OUTDOORS. CULTURE. EVENTS. 2017 VISITORS GUIDE TO LEE, COLLIER AND CHARLOTTE COUNTIES SEE MARCH, A20
A2 NEWS WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 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 When life lands you on your butt, on live TV BY RANDALL KENNETH JONESSpecial to Florida WeeklyShow Me by Naples/Marco Island writer, actor and creative consultant Randall Kenneth Jones is a compilation of interviews and anecdotes gleaned from Mr. Jones conversations with celebrities, business leaders, journalists, entertainers and sports legends all of whom have a connection to Southwest Florida. Heres an edited excerpt from the book about the time Mr. Jones and his husband, Derek Wakefield, spent with former WINK-TV weekend anchor and reporter Hoda Kotb and her NBC Today partner-in-wine, Kathie Lee Gifford. Though my interview with Hoda took place over the phone, when she learned that Derek and I planned to be in New York two weeks later, she graciously invited us to be her guests in the NBC studio at a live broadcast of the Today segment with her and Kathie Lee Gifford. As the show entered its last commercial break, a flurry of activity ensued in preparation for the goodbye segment, including the placement of a curved bench a single set piece made possible by the merger of three independent units. When I happened to glance in Hodas direction, she appeared to be gesturing for Derek and me to join them on set. And then came the words of warning: Ten, nine, eight Once again, the countdown to go live had begun. My single thought? There is a camera up there calling my name! Hoda baby, Im coming! As I arrived at my spot on the bench, I swiftly turned, propelled my backside toward the bench and made contact. And the bench began going and going and going The set piece was on wheels. As I careened toward the back wall of the studio, Derek turned to sit. And he did. Directly on the floor. Derek go boom. And we were live. So yes, we are now on the air. KLG and Hoda are all smiles. Im somewhat tucked away in the rear of the shot. Derek is clearly visible, having fallen squarely on his tush. But seriously, how was I to anticipate that the combination of my brisk speed, momentum and, yes, my somewhat significant butt size was poised to potentially destroy the Today set? Before a staggering number of television viewers, no less? Ah, but lets look at this scenario through Dereks eyes. Here was the man I had spent more than 20 years of my life with flat on his bum on national television and what did we do? We did what Derek always does: We laughed. We laughed hard and we laughed long. I mean, what else is there to do at that point? Though the television audience was treated to a whimsical Man down! from both Hoda and KLG after they confirmed the absence of broken bones and/or blood loss, the pair continued as if nothing had happened. (Ah, professionalism!) Thankfully, the camera cut away from our apocalypse to allow Derek to regain his composure. However, in Dereks eyes, it was just a blip. Yes, I know he would have preferred it had been my butt on the line, so to speak. Im also aware his preference would have been for the television audience to see the FULL STORY, including the bull-in-achina-shop part where my instinctual lust for the limelight, coupled with my ass, inadvertently caused his disaster. But he didnt crawl under a rock. He was utterly unfazed. The elusive full story is simply not always on display, no matter what we do. Sometimes, the only option is to accept what we know to be true and just move on. His later quip? Its not like Im Steve Harvey and I announced the wrong winner of Miss Universe. But Dereks real secret? Despite lifes ever-distracting hurdles, Derek, who had just become talk show road kill, has never lost sight of his goal that life should be lived with the same passion and excitement as live TV. To him, when you fall down, getting back up is the only option literally and figuratively. Show Me also includes Mr. Jones interviews with the likes of Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, Erin Brockovich, Barbara Corcoran, Janet Evanovich, Sue Monk Kidd, Sonny Jurgensen, Suze Orman, Peggy Post, Willard Scott, Vanessa Williams and 100-plus more. For more information, visit www.showmejones.com.COURTESY PHOTODerek Wakefield, Hoda Kotb, Kathie Lee Gifford and writer Randall Kenneth Jones at NBC studios in New York City. bdhC t a ca H co s p s w p e tow an d A n g o i T
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No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 239.325.1960 or visit us on the web at www.floridaweekly.com and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $31.95 in-county$52.95 in-state $59.95 out-of-state OPINIONAint I a woman? The womens march on the nations capital is taking shape, the result of a grassroots campaign to rally in support of womens rights. The event is Jan. 21, the day after Donald Trumps inauguration. It isnt billed as an anti-Trump protest. Rather, the organizers say its aim is to send a message to all levels of government that participants expect elected leaders to act to protect the rights of women, their families and their communities. Organizers think the march will be the largest demonstration associated with Trumps inauguration, a robust dissent opposing the normalization of the transfer of power to a man antithetical to American and democratic values. Trump lost the popular vote by a wide margin and the march is to remind him he doesnt have a mandate to undo what it has taken more than 200 years to achieve. The breadth is stunning of those whom Trump has threatened, demonized and insulted on his way to the White House. He has proven himself to be an equal opportunity bigot. The march is expected to draw Americans of every stripe and hue. Among those Trump has bullied, women hold a special place in his jaded heart. They have borne his scorn, disrespect and sexual predations. The very idea of such a man occupying the Oval Office undermines the historic commitment to gender equity women have fought to achieve since the earliest days of the republic. Gender equity is the bridge uniting women and men in common cause across multiple issues. As for women, Trumps election is a stunning reversal of fortune and threat to womens rights. Ironically, it was enabled by the 42 percent of women and the 53 percent of white women who voted for the man. All those women who said they wouldnt vote for Hillary just because she was a woman? They didnt. Instead of a woman breaking the glass ceiling and winning the White House, feminists saw America elect a misogynist and self-proclaimed sexual predator. It was a shocker. All the myths of womens solidarity on behalf of protecting and supporting gender equality went down the toilet. Women voted for Trump despite his racism, sexism and misogyny. They immolated themselves on the pier of the mans imagined superiority to prove they could. Time will tell if they will live to regret it. Their daughters will be the ones to tell them. Meanwhile, women supporting Trump will sign up for the after-party. But at least 100,000 of their sisters will be in the streets instead. It is only a natural that a woman was the catalyst for the march. Like many others, Trumps election was a bridge too far for Rebecca Shook. She could not accept that a man with like him could ascend to the Oval Office. The retired lawyer and grandmother said in an interview with Reuters, I was in such shock and disbelief that this type of sentiment could win. We had to let people know that is not who (we) are. With her friends help, she created an events page on Facebook proposing a womens march on Washington during Trumps inauguration. Then, she called it a day and took her dismay to bed. Within 24 hours, 10,000 people signed up. The idea snowballed nationwide. It encountered speed bumps along the way. The diversity of the marchs initial leadership was challenged. Others accused the organizers of appropriating for their own use the historic movement of African-American women to win racial equality for their sex. Its a sore point. Issues of race and racism within the Womens Movement are old as the movement itself. They stem from the failure of white women to actualize common cause with women of color in their fight for racial justice. The goal is essential to both causes. In my experience, race and gender discrimination share context in matters of oppression. One is never present without the existence of the other though they manifest themselves differently. And both forms are inseparable in their consequence. They foreclose and deny its victims of a lifetime of opportunities based on the accident of ones birth. It is a disparagement of possibilities without end and an assignment of worth without exit. The class division among those who suffer systemic discrimination reflects how society splits the hairs. The march organizers have since taken pains to course-correct. Dozens of organizations are signed on as partners. A thousand buses will bring participants to Washington. originating from at least 41 states. In Florida, coordinators have formed a statewide network and multiple local chapters to help manage the logistics and activities. They expect to draw up to 20,000 participants from Florida. Sister demonstrations also are being held in Florida statewide. Susan B. Anthony once said, You would better educate 10 women into the practice of liberal principles than to organize a thousand on a platform of intolerance and bigotry. Women may have helped elect Trump but the women who didnt will hold him accountable. The reset failurePresident Barack Obama has finally had it with Russia. It only took eight years of cold reality topped off by the Russian interference in the November election to make the outgoing president almost clear-eyed about the Kremlin. Not that Obama is ready to admit error. Asked by George Stephanopoulos if he underestimated Vladimir Putin, Obama said no, he had only missed how cyber hacking could be used to meddle in our electoral system in other words, it was a technical mistake, rather than a fundamental misassessment of a foreign adversary. Perhaps the president can be forgiven for not being more forthright, since it would require acknowledging how spectacularly his reset failed. President Obama began his term with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton presenting her Russian counterpart with a (mistranslated) reset button, and ended it watching the Kremlin target Hillary Clintons party and campaign team with no evident respect for U.S. sovereignty or fear of U.S. retaliation. The reset was premised on willful naivet about Russia. Obama thought that misunderstandings and ill will had undermined the U.S.-Russian relationship under George W. Bush (who himself had an early soft spot for Putin), and his defter, reassuring touch would make new memories. In 2010, the White House was patting itself on the back for forging winwin outc omes with Russia. The touching emphasis on mutual interests and respect failed to understand Vladimir Putins motives. How he must have snickered when at a summit in 2012, Obama was caught on a hot mic telling Medvedev that he should relay to Putin to give him space because after the election hed have more flexibility. The Russian leader cared only about power and honor (and riches for himself and his cronies), and was immune to Obamas blandishments. Putin stole the 2011 Russian parliamentary elections anyway. He invaded Ukraine and annexed Crimea in 2014 anyway. He intervened in Syria in 2015 and bombed Aleppo to rubble anyway. The Obama administration always made the minimal response, and actually welcomed Russias entry into Syria as part of a face-saving way out of Obamas red line fiasco. It is only now, after the Russian meddling in the November election, that all the apologists for Obamas reset have converted en masse to stalwart Russia hawks after years of accommodation of Moscow. Oh, how they mocked Mitt Romney when he said in 2012 that Russia was our foremost geopolitical rival. And resisted calls to arm Ukraine against the Russian invasion. And took seriously, time and again, the utte rly bootless attempts to cut cease-fire deals with Russia in Syria. Perhaps Russias hacking over the past year would have turned liberals against Moscow no matter what, but one gets the sense that, in their minds, Russias chief offense was taking the wrong side in the election. Now, with Obamas reset in tatters, Donald Trump wants to pursue his own version. Vladimir Putin has a dark view of the United States, so it must be a mystery to him why every new American president is so convinced that he can get along with the Russian, despite all the evidence to the contrary. Trump should learn from Obamas failure, and not replicate it. d o n t u s rich LOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly s t e a v w j leslieLILLYllilly@floridaweekly.com
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ROOTED IN NAPLESThe curse of the clever canineIt takes one to know one, as they say, and in our family, it takes two dummies to know Dummy, the Springer Spaniel formally known as Jessie. The learning curve with this animal who we brought home as a puppy in April and have lived every day since both rejoicing and regretting that event has been long and steep. Finally, it seems that we have managed to get a handle on our adorable doofus. Her come-to-Jesus moment happened shortly before Christmas, when we came home to find she had spewed all over our new furniture. Copious amounts on couches, throw blankets, pillows and rugs in two rooms posed several challenges to properly cleaning that Ill spare our dear readers, but suffice it to say it took several days and many dollars to rid our house of her emissions. What? How? Why? you might ask. Because we are stupid. In a softhearted (and soft-headed) attempt to alleviate her anxiety about us leaving each day, we thought we could leave her uncrated if we were mindful enough to close doors and clear counters before our departure. What dumb little babies we were. On that particular day despite repeatedly displaying that shes incapable of checking herself Jessie opened the pantry to eat a pound of butter Id left to soften for baking. I thought I was so smart to shut it in the pantry instead of leaving it at the back of the counter. Like a child, though, Jessie gets bigger and smarter every day. I suspect that in a year or so, she and our children will marvel at how easy it is to outwit me. Theyll most likely be plotting their own destruction, but it will be so easy to get there! When the kids and I returned home mid-afternoon, the smell greeted us first. I recognized it from the time Jessie ate a tub of sugar scrub from the shower, the time she ate kid medication and the time she ate lip balm. What I didnt recognize was her shame. Rather than running to meet us at the door, she was huddled in the back of her puppy crate which shed outgrown months before and actively avoided and pleading with her dopey brown eyes. She is obviously growing and maturing, unlike her owners. This event was the culmination of two weeks of puppy high jinks. Shed already had an emergency visit to the vet for an allergic reaction and required a $60 phone call to pet poison control that forced us to acknowledge she can clear a counter (and eat ANYTHING she finds) when shes in a snit. We realized, very slowly but very surely, that Jessie would certainly wreck herself and our home if we didnt act. So what did we do? That weekend we wore her out with outdoor playtime and had a proper sized dog crate over-nighted to our house. By the end of the week, shed been cleared for day care and now goes at least once a week. Combined with visits to the dog park every few days and her daily exercise schedule, Jessie doesnt seem to mind her crate as much as she used to. Shes still a criminal annoyance when we get home (look at me!), but its been a month now, and both dog and house are still standing. The kicker is, my husband and I endured two very active toddlers and agree that neither of our children wreaked the havoc Jessie does on our daily life. So let this be a lesson: If you like your stuff, find a dog that is dumber than you are. Dog Training for Dummies was certainly written for people like Lindsey Nesmith. Shell never read it. d p o o p s lindseyNESMITHlnesmith@floridaweekly.com LINDSEY NESMITH / FLORIDA WEEKLYJessies self-preservation instinct is not strong.
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A8 NEWS WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYWhy the 2017 United States Presidential Inauguration will be a lot like every previous one and why it will be much different. our heritage of conferring power in a peaceful and orderly manner. The inauguration brings into stark relief how the United States differs from much of the world. No military coups. No preordained results determined by a strongman or a dictator. And, despite the mighty and frightening efforts of Russian hackers in 2016, our elections are remarkably fair and accurate. The inaugural is Americas way as conceived by the framers of the Constitution of wrapping all of these virtues into one neat package that is opened on Jan. 20 in years in which we have a presidential contest. (Inaugural day initially was set for March 4 four months after Election Day to allow for travel time and the final counting of votes. As technology reduced the time for travel and vote counting, it was decided that four months was an unnecessarily long time to wait for the president and vice president to begin their terms. That was the rationale for the 20th Amendment, which was ratified in 1933 and set Jan. 20 as Inauguration Day. The first Jan. 20 inauguration took place in 1937. If Jan. 20 falls on a Sunday a private inauguration is held on that day, followed by a public ceremony on Monday, Jan. 21.) For all of the solemnity and reverence that attends this occasion, history reveals that often the inaugural process is rife with bickering, embarrassing gaffes, crude behavior and a propensity toward grandiosity that is at odds with our egalitarian ideals and inherent sense of decorum. How Trumps inauguration will play out is anyones guess. If past is prologue, we can, at best, expect a ceremony that will feature an imminently forgettable inaugural address. But there could be much worse in store. The sour tone of the transition, the president-elects propensity to indulge in sideshow antics and the deeply polarized nature of American society do not auger well. Past inaugurations have produced unexpected and unpleasant moments. Sure to attract much attention is the role evangelicals and televangelists will play. Paula White and Bishop Wayne T. Jackson of Detroit are among six faith leaders who have been invited by Trump to participate. These two choices are controversial because White and Jackson belong to a subset of evangelical preachers who espouse what is known as the prosperity gospel. While the faith movement is widely popular, many Christians consider (prosperity preaching to be) heretical, the Associated Press reported. Ministers in the tradition often hold up their own wealth as evidence their teachings work. The AP further noted: The Senate Finance Committee had investigated White and five other prosperity preachers over their spending, but the inquiry ended in 2011 with no penalty for the televangelists. Writing in The Washington Post, Michael Horton, professor of theology at Western Seminary California, highlighted the schism within the Christian community when he delivered this withering assessment: Televangelist White has a lot in common with Trump ... Both are in their third marriage and have endured moral and financial scandal. According to family values spokesman James Dobson ... White personally led (Trump) to Christ. There is no denying that showcasing prosperity preachers is in keeping with the tone and substance of Trumps campaign, which stressed his success as a businessman and often celebrated his affinity for conspicuous consumption. In a statement, White hinted at the tone of the prayer she will offer, saying she would beseech God to richly bless our extraordinary home, the United States of America. Bizarrely, much of the pre-inaugural chatter has been about what role celebrities will play. It agitates Trump to no end that high-profile entertainers like Garth Brooks, Elton John and Celine Dion wanted no part of his inaugural. (For the record, John is a Brit and Dion a French Canadian.) Now, a man who clearly craves the adulation of the famous, the Queens rich kid who desperately desired the respect of the Manhattan and Palm Beach elite, is being denied it, publicly and in humiliating fashion, is how The Daily Beast summed up Trumps celebrity dilemma. As is his wont, Trump took to Twitter to express his outrage. The so-called A list celebrities are all wanting tixs to the inauguration, but look what they did for Hillary, NOTHING. I want the PEOPLE! If by PEOPLE Trump meant the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Rockettes (at least one of whom openly balked at performing at the event), then he got his wish. It apparently rankles Story by Bill Cornwell | email@example.com Inauguration DayJanuary 20, 2017HE MOMENT WHICH SOME VIEW AS THE APOCALYPSE AND OTHERS AS THE DAWNING OF A NEW POLITICAL AGE is at hand. On Friday, Jan. 20, barring the unforeseen, Donald J. Trump becomes the 45th president of the United States, a circumstance that may delight or horrify, depending on your political inclination. Whatever your leaning, it matters not. The electoral system has worked its will, and now it is time to enact the results. The outgoing president, Barack Obama, will be there, bestowing by his presence a legitimacy to the entire process. Odds are high that this will not be Obamas happiest day. The third principal participant in this pageant of democracy is Chief Justice John Roberts, who will administer the 35-word oath a task he inexplicably mangled in 2009. The inauguration of a president is one of Americas most sacred rites. It is intended to underscore T The so-called A list celebrities are all wanting tixs to the inauguration, but look what they did for Hillary, NOTHING. I want the PEOPLE! Donald Trump, U.S. president-elect in a tweetEVAN EL-AMIN / SHUTTERSTOCKOn Friday, Jan. 20, Donald J. Trump will become the 45th president of the United States to take the inaugural oath.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 NEWS A9Trump and his supporters that the decidedly A list Beyonce performed at Obamas 2013 inauguration, although there was considerable embarrassment later when it was revealed she had lipsynched the national anthem. The best Trump could muster for this high-profile duty was a 16-year-old singer, Jackie Evancho, who achieved a small measure of fame via the Americas Got Talent television show. That this issue of celebrities has become a topic of heated and prolonged conversation indicates how the inaugural process has begun a slow slide toward becoming democracys greatest reality television show. Trump, of course, is a master of reality television, and his inaugural could hasten this unseemly decline Trump has told associates that he expects the television ratings for his swearing-in to be higher than usual. Obamas first inaugural in 2009 attracted 37.7 million viewers. Four years later, his second drew a television audience of just 20.5 million. The figures pale in comparison to the 84 million people who last September watched the first debate between Trump and Hillary Clinton. THE CENTERPIECE OF EVERY INAUGURAtion is the incoming presidents address. Trump pledges to write his own speech, departing from the standard practice of leaning heavily on experienced, professional speechwriters. If Trump does indeed personally pen his remarks, we are likely to be treated to an inaugural presentation the likes of which we have yet to see. He wants to write the inaugural himself, Douglas Brinkley, a presidential historian who has discussed the speech with Trump, told CNN. He doesnt want it to be long. He would like it to be a shorter one. He doesnt want people standing out in the cold. Brinkley also confirmed that television ratings are extremely important to Trump. You know, weve had high ratings for the debates, Brinkley said. I think hes starting to get into the zone that were looking at how this inaugural is going to be watched, and hes going to put a lot of effort into it. Typically, inaugural pronouncements are excruciatingly boring and rarely edifying. This is not a recent development. As The Economist pointed out in 1913, The presidents of the United States have gotten into the habit of emptying a load of words into the streets and calling them inaugural addresses. Most of the speeches are terrible, Robert Lehrman, a former speechwriter for Al Gore, has observed. Even the ones we remember. I dont think there is any reporter working anywhere that couldnt write language as crisp or concrete as the majority of them. The late Paul Boller, a history professor who specialized in inaugural addresses, read, analyzed and dissected every inaugural speech from George Washington to Barack Obama and found there was not one humorous sentence in any of them. None. Historians agree that a signature line not the entire body of the text is what separates inaugural speeches. If an incoming president can find that one memorable sentence or phrase, then history will take note. To date, the consensus is that there have been four such noteworthy moments. The first came in 1801, when Jefferson sought to heal the wounds inflicted during a ferociously dirty and divisive election. We are all Republicans; we are all Federalists. The next memor able line w as utte red during Abraham Lincolns second inaugural in 1865. As with Jefferson, Lincoln wanted to bring together a nation divided. With malice toward none, with charity for all. In 1933, Franklin D. Roosevelt knew he needed to calm a nation whose nerves were frayed by the Great Depression. The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Finally, John F. Kennedy wanted to strike a hopeful note in 1961 and signal that a new generation had risen to power. To that end, Kennedy appealed to what he believed to be Americas loftiest ideals. My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country. The length of inaugural addresses is all over the map, ranging from 130 words for Washingtons second inaugural to the stupefying 8,445 words William Henry Harrison inflicted on his defenseless and shivering audience in 1841. Harrison occupies a special place in the hearts those intrigued by presidential inaugurations. He was the last president who was born as a British subject, the oldest president to be elected at the time and had a grandson, Benjamin Harrison, who served a term as president. He initially gained prominence for his valor fighting Native Americans at the Battle of Tippecanoe. But it was his astoundingly abysmal inaugural performance, and its aftermath, that has cemented his place in presidential lore. It took Harrison nearly two hours to deliver his verbal barrage. Remarkably, the original draft of the speech was far longer. Harrisons friend, Daniel Webster (a noted orator in his own right), tossed out large chunks of the text in what must surely have been one of the most daunting editing jobs in American history. Webster discovered, to his horror, that Harrisons speech dealt mostly with Roman history in general and Roman proconsuls in particular. Upon completing his edit, an exhausted Webster told an acquaintance, I have killed seventeen Roman proconsuls as dead as smelts, every one of them! Harrisons word salad was served on a raw and blustery day, but the 68-year-old presidentelect in an effort to appear robust and vigorous shunned hat and overcoat. Not long after the inauguration, Harrison was struck down by pneumonia and died just one month into his term the shortest presidential tenure ever. Some speculated that Harrisons braving the extreme elements contributed to his demise, but no can prove that. Still, the deliverance of the most dreadful inaugural address ever, coupled with an unexpected death a mere month later, makes the star-crossed Harrison the object of fascination that endures to this day. Trump insists that he wants his remarks to be brief. But what, exactly, does that mean? Reading Trumps mind is a fools errand, but one indication of his thinking is that he has said he admires the addresses delivered by Kennedy and Ronald Reagan. Kennedy spoke 1,365 words. Reagans first speech was 2,463 words, his second, 2,564 words. To put this in some sort of perspective, President Obamas 2013 address clocked in at 2,137 words, while his first inaugural effort put forth 2,404 words. THE SPEECH IS DEFINITELY THE THING, BUTit is not the only thing. A presidential inauguration is booby-trapped with innumerable opportunities to screw up. At John Kennedys inauguration, Robert Frost composed an original poem for the occasion. Frost was unable to read his composition because he was blinded by the glare coming off freshly fallen snow. He improvised and recited another poem from memory and then capped it all by dedicating his performance to the president-elect John Finley. In 2009, it was Chief Justice John Rob-SEE INAUGURATION, A10 COURTESY IMAGESLeft: President Obama was sworn in by Chief Justice Roberts on Jan. 21, 2013. Others (from top, clockwise) shown taking the oath are Presidents Bush, Clinton, Truman, Nixon and Carter.COURTESY PHOTOOn Jan. 20, 1961, President John F. Kennedy spoke the famous words in his inaugural speech, My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country. COURTESY PHOTONot long after the inauguration of Henry Harrison on a blustery cold day, he was struck with pneumonia and died one month into his term.
A10 NEWS WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYerts turn to botch things. As The Chicago Tribune reported: Swearing in a new president for the first time, (Roberts) stumbled over the opening words of the oath. President Barack Obama, realizing the minor miscue, paused and then followed the chief justice in repeating the right words slightly out of order. While the fumbling of words might have seemed to be a minor miscue, it raised troubling questions about the legality of the swearing-in, since the presidential oath comes from the Constitution and is meant to be recited precisely and correctly. Taking no chances, Obama was sworn in a second time the next day. Curiously, the words So help me God have been tacked on to the end of the oath. Those words were not set forth in the Constitution and how they worked their way into the tersely worded recitation is a historical mystery. Theres a myth that George Washington added those words to the end of his oath in 1789, Jim B endat, the author of the marvelously readable book Democracys Big Day: The Inauguration of Our Pr esident 1789-2013, told The Washington Post. No one b ack in 1789 ever suggested that, but we do know that by many accounts Chester Arthur in 1881 added those four words and that those words were not added in 1929 by Herbert Hoover. Beginning with FDR in 1933, every president has added those four words. While inaugural balls have a long tradition (the first official ball was held in 1809 with James Madison), another tradition, which resulted in perhaps the wildest scene ever, has been discarded. On March 4, 1829, following the inauguration, Andrew Jackson opened the White House to the public. A thirsty, unruly mob quickly formed, and the presidential residence became more Animal House than White House. The party was so big that the courageous, battle-tested President Jackson fled the scene (out a back door or through a window) as a huge crowd drank heavily, destroyed furniture and china, and even ground cheese into the carpets with their boots, according to an account from the National Constitution Center. Only the promise of more free liquor drew the rabble out of the executive mansion. The account goes on to posit, however, that the wildness of the day may have been exaggerated. But there is no denying that whatever took place at the White House that day hastened the demise of inaugural open houses. THE WEIRD ON AGAIN/OFF AGAIN RELATIONship between Obama and Trump during the transition is confounding. This is largely due to Trumps contradictory and oftentimes puzzling tweets. One day Obama is uncooperative and obstreperous, Trump avers. Yet the next day brings a tweet or a remark praising the president for his graciousness. Do these muddled messages portend an uncomfortable Inauguration Day? Will the two men behave themselves? Whatever the circumstance, it is likely that any contretemps involving Trump and the president are small potatoes when examined in the light of past personal feuds involving ingoing and outgoing presidents. And there have been occasions when these personal feuds carry on through Inauguration Day. The most extreme example was John Adams decision to boycott Thomas Jeffersons inauguration in 1801. The presidential election between Adams, the sitting president, and Jefferson, the vice president, had been exceedingly vitriolic, and it would be years before the two men repaired their relationship. The bad blood between Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower during the 1953 transition and inauguration set a new modern standard for ill will and pettiness. The two men, quite simply, loathed each other. Neither thought the other was qualified to be president, and their dislike was deeply personal. The general doesnt know any more about politics than a pig knows about Sunday, was one of the more genteel comments the blunt-speaking Truman made about Eisenhower, who returned the presidents contempt in kind. I wonder if I can stand sitting next to him, Eisenhower mused as he contemplated Inauguration Day. The hatred between the men (on Inauguration Day) was like a monsoon, Clark Clifford, a longtime Democratic power broker revealed later. Things took a turn for the worse if that was possible in the hours before Eisenhower was sworn in. Truman invited Ike for a cup of coffee at the White House. The president-elect refused. On Inauguration Day, when it is customary for the president-elect to greet the outgoing president before the two depart together for the ceremony, Eisenhower refused not only to enter the White House but even to leave his car to greet Truman before they drove off together, Douglas Brinkley, the presidential historian, said in a column written in 2000. Once thrown together in the automobile, things got really nasty, as reported by The Washintgon Post: Then, in the car on the way to the Capitol, Eisenhower one of the heroes of World War II asked Truman who had released John, Eisenhowers son, from active duty in Korea so he could attend the inauguration. John, a West Pointer, was embarrassed that he had been called home. Truman said he had given the order. Eisenhower was livid. Things were scarcely better during the lead-up to the 1981 inauguration. Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter not only disagreed politically, they shared a visceral dislike of one another. Carter deemed his successor to be shallow, lazy and ignorant. Reagan saw the outgoing president as a rube who was hopelessly out of his league. This animosity was taken to a new level when Nancy Reagan announced that she intended to redecorate the White House. Nothing unusual about that, but what was remarkable and spectacularly disrespectful to the First Family was her suggestion the Carters vacate the residence a few weeks in advance of Inauguration Day so she could get on with the task of spiffing-up the place. Once again, the ride to the swearing-in was not pleasant. Carters Inauguration Day misery was compounded when, during Reagans address, Iran released 52 Americans it had held hostage for 444 days. The hostage crisis had dogged Carters administration and surely contributed to his defeat. Irans decision to set the hostages free on Inauguration Day was seen as a deliberate attempt to further humiliate the departing president. Inauguration Day marks an abrupt end to the outgoing administration. It is jarring to all those involved, but especially so to those who are losing their jobs. The transition is like an epic corporate takeover, but the incoming company does no due diligence and 4,000 of your top employees quit on the same day, explained David Eagles, director of presidential transition at the nonprofit Partnership for Public Service. Staffers remain on duty until the new president has taken the oath. These final hours provide an opportunity for mischief. In 2002, the General Accounting Office, after an investigation, concluded that damage, theft, vandalism and pranks did occur in the White House the previous year as aides and staff people working for President Clinton vacated their offices in advance of George W. Bushs arrival. The GAO pegged the financial cost of this boorish behavior at about $14,000. Nearly $5,000 of that total was required to replace computer keyboards, many of which had missing W keys. Some of the damage, (the GAO) said, was clearly intentional, The New York Times reported. Glue was smeared on desk drawers. Messages disparaging President Bush were left on signs and in telephone voice mail. A few of the messages used profane or obscene language. A repeat of such foolishness seems unlikely. By most accounts, the staffs of Obama and Trump have been working together harmoniously. FOR THOSE WHO ARE INTO HISTORICAL MInutiae, here is an inaugural question courtesy of Jim Bendat, the inauguration expert that is sure to stump all but the most astute. Two presidents have had four inaugurations. Name them. Anyone with a passing acquaintance of presidential history will easily name one of the presidents. That would be Franklin D. Roosevelt, who was elected to four terms. But who could the second be? No other president, after all, has served more than two terms. Give up? It is Barack Obama. Confused? Well, Bendat has an explanation. In 2009, Obama was inaugurated twice. Once in public, when the chief justice screwedup the oath, and yet again in private, just to make certain the oath met the requirements of the Constitution. In 2013, Jan. 20 fell on a Sunday. A public inauguration is never conducted on Sunday. But a private swearing-in was held and then a public one took place on Monday, Jan. 21. So there you have it. Obama, as with FDR, had four inaugurations. If you choose to watch the inauguration at a tavern, pull that bit of trivia out of your pocket and challenge someone to a bet. It will surely win you a beer, which you can down to either drown your sorrow or celebrate the day. INAUGURATIONFrom page 9COURTESY IMAGESTop: Ronald Reagan is sworn in. Bottom left: George W. Bush takes the oath. On the right is the swearing in of John F. Kennedy. Lyndon B. Johnson taking the oath of office aboard Air Force One at Love Field Airport two hours and eight minutes after the assassination of John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas. During President Jacksons first inaugural reception in 1829, the public was invited to the White House. A large crowd showed up and the furnishings were destroyed by the rowdy group. This image is from the Library of Congress.
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Moet and Chandon bubbly can be purchased with $20 tokens sold at the front desk.The continuing crisis Over a six-year period (the latest measured), drug companies and pharmacies legally distributed 780 million pain pills in West Virginia averaging to 433 for every man, woman and child. Though rules require dispensers to investigate suspicious overprescribing, little was done, according to a recent Drug Enforcement Administration report obtained by the GazetteMail of Charleston even though half of the pills were supplied by the nations big three drugmakers (whose CEOs compensation is enriched enormously by pain pill production). Worse, year-by-year the strengths of the pills prescribed increase as users tolerance demands. (West Virginia residents disproportionately suffer from unemployment, coal mining-related disabilities and poor health.) University of Kentucky professor Buck Ryan disclosed in December that he had been punished recently (loss of travel funds and a prestigious award) by his dean for singing the Beach Boys classic California Girls for a lesson comparing American and Chinese cultures because of the songs language of a sexual nature. The schools coordinator on sexual harassment issues made the ruling, apparently absent student complaints, for Ryans lyric change of Well, East Coast girls are hip to Well, Shanghai girls are hip. Because the 2015 San Bernardino, Calif., terrorist attack that killed 14 and seriously wounded 22 was a workplace injury (in that the shooters fired only at fellow employees), any health insurance the victims had was superseded exclusively by coverage under the states workers compensation system a system largely designed for typical job injuries, such as back pain and slip-andfalls. Thus, for example, one San Bernardino victim with hundreds of pieces of shrapnel still in her body even after multiple surgeries and in constant pain, must nevertheless constantly argue her level of care with a bureaucrat pressured by budgetary issues and forced to massage sets of one-size-fits-all guidelines.Least-competent criminalsA December post on the Marietta, Ga., police departments Facebook page chided a shoplifter still at large who had left his ID and fingerprints (and inadvertently posed for security cameras). The police, noting how easy the man had made their job, begged him to give them some sort of challenge: Please at least try to hide. Suspect Dale Tice was soon in custody.New World orderRecent Awkward Apps: (1) The Kerastase Hair Coach (a smart hairbrush with Wi-Fi, monitoring brush strokes on three axes to manage frizziness, dryness, split ends and breakage); (2) The still-in-prototype Kissenger (with a meat-colored rubbery dock for a smartphone that the user can kiss and have the sensation transmitted to a lovers receiving dock over the internet); (3) The Ozmo smart cup (to effortlessly empower you with a platform for better hydration choices in your water and coffee consumption with software for other drinks coming soon) (Bonus: Oldschool users can also just drink out of it.); (4) The Prophix toothbrush (with a video camera so you catch areas your brushing might have missed); (5) Spartan boxer briefs (stylishly protecting mens goods from Wi-Fi and cell phone radiation).Economic indicatorThe salary the Golden State Warriors pay to basketball whiz Stephen Curry may be a bargain at $12 million a year, but the economics is weirder about the prices Currys fans pay on the street for one of his used mouth guards retrieved from the arena floor after a game. One used, sticky, saliva-encased teeth-protector went for $3,190 at one August auction, and SCP Auctions of California is predicting $25,000 for another, expelled during the NBA championship series last June. ESPN Magazine reported at least 35 Twitter accounts dedicated to Currys mouthguard.Wait, what?(1) The Las Vegas Sun reported in December that Nevada slotand videomachine gamblers left almost $12 million on the floor during 2012 (i.e., winning tickets that remain uncashed for six months, thus reverting to the state), running the five-year total to nearly $35 million. (2) The pre-game injury report for college footballs Dec. 31 Citrus Bowl included two University of Louisville linebackers, Henry Famurewa and James Hearns, who were out of action against Louisiana State because of gunshot wounds.Unclear on the conceptIn December the European Unions 28 nations reached what members called a historic agreement to thwart terrorists: a ban on private citizens possessing semiautomatic weapons but exempted terrorists firearm of choice, the Kalishikov assault weapon. (Finland vetoed inclusion of the AK-47 because of concerns about training its reservists.) NEWS OF THE WEIRD BY CHUCK SHEPHERDDistributed by Universal Press Syndicate
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BEHIND THE WHEELTop cars at Detroit show include GTs, good old standby and electricThe North American International Auto Show in Detroit gives the automakers their first opportunity every year to get the public excited about the road ahead. While the crystal ball sees as far as a decade away, most of us really wont wait that long for our dream car. So were going to peek into the shortterm crystal ball and look at the five most interesting vehicles that will be hitting the road in 2017.Dodge Challenger GT AWDThere are no real changes to the exterior of Dodges muscle car for 2017, but an essential piece has been added under the skin. The new GT version has an all-wheel drive option (base price $36K.) Like most Challengers already out there, this new one has a preference for rear-wheel drive. But if the system detects any slipping in the rear wheels (which this muscle machine often does,) the front tires begin to provide essential grip. Its only available with the V6 option no Hemi or supercharged version. Of course, no one would consider the GTs 305 hp a slouch, either. But what gets us excited about the Challenger GT is that those who live at the end of a long dirt road or just fear driving in a Florida summer monsoon now have the opportunity to drive a cool muscle car.Ford GTEven those who have the $400K to purchase the Ford GT today cant get this 550 hp American supercar from the dealer right now. The line for it started two years ago when the concept car premiered in Detroit. So the waiting list now extends into 2018, but since the Ford GT is now officially in production, there will be a few for resale this year. Dont search the used car lots. And expect to pay more than half a million dollars for one. But for the right people, it will be absolutely worth it.Mazda MX5 Miata RFFor those who will never be in the Ford GT price bracket, the $32K Mazda Miata RF might be a fine substitution. This version doesnt alter the nicely balanced 155 hp 2.0-liter drivetrain, so it is still razor sharp. But what makes it worth paying thousands more than a comparable roadster version is the very cool disappearing top. Like a mini Porsche 911 Targa, watching the roof do its little electronic symphony is already worth the price of admission. And what you are left with is a flying buttress rear deck that erases the Miata cute image as people compare the fastback design to the best from Europe.Volkswagen AtlasA few weeks ago we mentioned how the midsize three-row crossover market is heating up because families have to keep bulky child seats longer than ever before. Volkswagen is diving head first into this market with the American-made Atlas. A beefy design and useful features will put it on many shopping lists. But what is the most interesting part is VWs commitment to a $30K base price. A decade ago they would have asked $10,000 more for a vehicle like this. The affordable price today is a major sign that Volkswagen is recognizing that being part of the mainstream also means offering value for money.Toyota CamryToyota has introduced a new version of its bread-n-b utter sedan. Its not the sexiest car that debuted in Detroit (sorry Toyota) but thats never been the Camrys goal. There will be plenty of marketing over the next few months talking about bold style and more driver-focused features. But what you really want to know is that its poised to be the same reliable appliance youve come to expect from the Camry. They promise more power while using less fuel, and the base price should remain in the low $20Ks. Consistency isnt always stimulating, but done right, its a winning formula.The road aheadAs a special side note, the true standout at the NAIAS was the driverless vehicle. Nearly every manufacturer had new autonomous technology to showcase. Ford even went so far as to declare that they would be selling a new model without a steering wheel by 2021. So you will still need to stay in control for 2017. Just know that the car companies are working hard to get you out of the drivers seat. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 NEWS A17 THE #1 COMMUNITY IN THE UNITED STATES*Call the Resale Team today at (239) 425-2340 or visit MiromarLakes.com 10160 Miromar Lakes Boulevard Miromar Lakes, Florida 33913 *National Association of Home Builders GOLD AWARD Winner for Community of the Year. ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATION OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, MAKE REFERENCE TO THIS ADVERTISEMENT AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 A23 CLUB NOTES The Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance meets from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, at 1455 Pine Ridge Road. Admission is free, and all are welcome. The alliance welcomes donations of outof-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 6494145 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, Jan. 19, at Naples United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Road. For more information, call 963-4670 or visit www.pflagnaples.org. The Big Cypress Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, meets at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at the Country Club of Naples. DAR members and guests are welcome. For reservations or more information, call Ellen Gordon at 301-0625. 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 Jan. 21 and Feb. 4. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the club, call Dick Ritchie at 594-0868 or email email@example.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 and Feb. 1 and 15. All who love and enjoy the beauty of dolls from antique to contemporary are welcome. For more information, call 530-0010 or email wlm34112@ gmail.com. The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 10670-Naples meets at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month at Naples Municipal Airport. The next meeting is Feb. 1. 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 Feb. 11. For more information, call 649-6627 or visit eaa1067.com. The Naples Press Club meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, at the Tiburon Golf and Country Club. Naples Daily News reporters Ryan Mills and Eric Staats will discuss the research and reporting that went into their four-part series about Floridas shrinking shoreline and the aftermath of the series publication. $30 for members, $40 for others. Email rsvp@ naplespressclub.org The Naples Orchid Society welcomes members and guests to meetings on the first Thursday of the month at Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive. The next meeting is Feb. 2. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for flower registration. Judging is at 7:10 p.m., followed by a short meeting at 7:15 p.m. and the program at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.naplesorchidsociety.org. The Naples Garden Club welcomes internationally recognized succulent designer Laura Eubanks as guest speaker from 1-3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, at Naples Botanical Garden. In Creating Living Art with Succulents, Ms. Eubanks will discuss and demonstrate how to make verticals and planters with succulents without waiting months for them to root before hanging. Also included in the demonstration will be succulent hairpieces and pet jewelry. Ms. Eubanks hosts a popular video blog called Your Succulent Tip of the Day. Her succulent-topped pumpkin craze has taking her as far as Brazil to teach her methods and techniques. Admission for $30 includes refreshments and admission to Naples Botanical Garden that day. Before the garden club meeting, Ms. Eubanks will lead a workshop in vertical design using her moss and glue technique that holds plants in place while they root. Unlike floral design, these are living arrangements. All materials are provided for participants to take home their own creations. The workshop is from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, also at Naples Botanical Garden. Registration is $100. Sign up for the workshop and/or the club meeting at www.naplesgardenclub. org. Email club news to Cindy Pierce at firstname.lastname@example.org. COURTESY PHOTOInternationally recognized succulent designer Laura Eubanks.
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BY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ oridaweekly.comLast year was a tough one for Florida panthers. Not that any year isnt the traffic just keeps coming. By the end of 2016 the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission listed 42 panther deaths, 34 as a result of motor vehicles. Thats a historic record. Unfortunately for the panthers or for those passionate about saving the species, 16 females were numbered among the 42 mortalities tracked by the FWC. The numbers have increased each year. In 2015, 30 panthers were killed after being struck by motor vehicles. A year before that, in 2014, the number of vehicle-related panther deaths came in at 24. Meanwhile last year, only 14 cubs were born in a total of six litters, the FWC reports an unenviable and even discouraging death-to-birth ratio in 2016 of 42 to 14. But the FWC also lists depredations the killing of livestock or domestic animals reported to and investigated by the FWC. The panthers hit back, apparently, with big appetites: on 31 of 41 occasions last year panthers killed livestock or pets, including seven times in Hendry County and 24 times in Collier County. On one occasion in Hendry County a panther or panthers killed 11 sheep; on other occasions in Collier County they killed six goats and three calves. While bears, coyotes, bobcats, dogs and even vultures have taken the blame for some depredations, panthers are the chief cause, says Darrell Land, the FWC panther team leader who responded to questions in an email conveyed by an FWC spokeswoman. We look for evidence such as bite marks, tracks, feeding patterns and other clues like if the carcass was dragged off and covered, he said. Sometimes those depredations occurred within a few miles of each other over a four or five-week period, and on one occasion in Collier Countys Golden Gate Estates predations occurred from April to May on 20th Avenue NE; 12 Street NE; and 6th Avenue NE two incidents resulting from panther predation, one from a bear and one unknown, the website says. Could a single panther have preyed on those goats and sheep in Golden Gate? Will panthers kill more than they need to eat? How does anybody know that panthers are responsible? We know that multiple panthers were involved because some depredations were caused by males, some by females and some by mother with offspring, said Mr. Land. Panthers use large areas, typically between 40 to over 100 square miles. Golden Gate Estates is over 100 square miles in size and most depredations occur within this area. But many also occurred on private property or on various agricultural tracts including the JB Ranch south of Oil Well Road off State Road 29, in eastern Collier County, according to the FWC website data. The cattle ranch is owned by Aliese Priddy, appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to the FWCs conservation commission. She is vice chair and is up for reappointment this month. Ms. Priddy has publically advocated removing panthers from the federal Endangered Species list, not increasing the population in Southwest Florida, and not extending their range to central or north Florida. She could not be reached last week by telephone. The state has paid Ms. Priddy $3.75 million to preserve about 1,600 acres on her ranch as panther habitat, reports show even though she has argued that landowners should be able to develop their property if they wish, whether panthers live on it or not. She also receives federal benefits from a USDA program managed by the Farm Services Agency for cattle killed on her land by panthers. In 2014, for example, panthers killed a single calf on her land; in 2015 they killed another, according to the FWCs records (Ms. Priddy has claimed previously panthers killed more than the FWC credits); but last year in eight depredations on her land, five were blamed on panthers; two others were listed as unknown and one was attributed to a bear. The federal FSA program for any such ranchers, known as the Livestock Indemnity Program or LIP, in 2016 paid livestock owners 75 percent of the average fair market value of livestock for livestock deaths in excess of normal mortality caused by adverse weather or by attacks by animals reintroduced into the wild by the Federal Government, or protected by federal law, according to the website. Beef, for example, is categorized as adult or non-adult. Bulls were listed in 2016 as valued at $1,927.89, with cows coming in at $1,529.14. In the non-adult category, calves weighing less than 400 pounds were valued at $757.59; those 400 to 799 pounds at $819.65; and non-adults more than 800 pounds were worth $1,120.38. For five calves killed by panthers or bears in the 400to 800-pound range, therefore, a rancher could have received about $4,100 from the federal government last year. (Ms. Priddy also hosts a private hunting camp on her land and strongly supports the Florida bear hunt.) An equine, which would include miniature and Shetland ponies animals also listed as killed by panthers in southwest Florida from time to time brought $1,059.47 per animal. A duck, in contrast, was worth $4.21. So whats been changing and why are more panthers dying as well as preying A26 NEWS WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Register to WIN when you one of our Free Seminars on Alaska! 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A28 NEWS WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY HEALTHY LIVINGCaravan delivers health expo to Naples YMCAThe Healthy Living Caravan presents the second annual Healthy Living Expo from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Greater Naples YMCA. With a focus on overall health and wellness, the event is free and open to the public. Vendors will provide: free health screenings by local health professionals, BMI and blood pressure checks, vision and hearing screenings, chiropractic care, spinal screenings, free massages, foot and gait analysis, health and wellness education and products, door prizes and raffles. At 11 a.m., Dr. John Pennisi, DO, and RN Colleen Gross of Brookdale Geriatric Center will present Caregivers: The Invisible Patient, highlighting demographic projections of the need for caregivers in Collier County. Attendees will learn about various resources than can help relieve the stress caregivers often feel. Expo sponsors include: NCH Brookdale Geriatric Center, Brookdale Senior Living, Captel Caption Telephones, Comfort Keepers, Hoglund Family Hearing, La Piel Spa by Dr. Manuel Pea, VITAS Healthcare and the Greater Naples YMCA. The Healthy Living Caravan is a group of health-care vendors that bring free health fairs to residential communities, businesses, churches and social groups. The organizations health professional vendors serve Collier and Lee counties to educate the community to get healthy, be healthy and stay healthy. The organization was developed to be the onestop-shop for health and wellness fairs in Southwest Florida. For more information, visit www.HealthyLivingCaravan.com. How to keep the peace with your kids spousesPaula was fit to be tied. Shed texted her daughter-in-law, Megan, yesterday asking when she could visit Megan and Todds baby. As usual, Megan had been evasive. Megan always had excuses for why it wasnt convenient for Paula to come over. Megan had a mind of her own and continually pushed back. When Paula tried to vent her frustrations about Megan to her son Todd, he was unsympathetic. What do you expect? You were never nice to her. Why should you expect her to put herself out for you? If truth be told, Paula had been disappointed about her sons choice. Shed always envisioned that Todd would marry a stylish, outgoing woman who would enjoy going out to lunch and shopping with her. Megan was a more conservative, studious type who made it very clear she eschewed her in-laws lifestyle and values. Paula could not contain herself and had advised Todd not to marry Megan. Todd had been incensed and had berated Paula for being shallow and mean-spirited. Paula never dreamed that Todd would confide their conversation to Megan. And, even though Paula had attempted to apologize and get things on track with Megan, the young woman had held this against Paula ever since.We know that oft-expressed statement: When you marry someone, you marry their whole family. But lets take the statement one step further. When our children marry, their life partner becomes part of our family as well. Some folks are blessed when their children pick partners who are a comfortable fit. However, for those parents whose children make choices that disappoint them, the parties initial responses to the disappointment may have far-reaching impact on future family harmony. When two families are brought together, they often bring different values, personalities and cultures to the table. Young couples may feel caught in the middle as they attempt to integrate what theyve learned from each of their backgrounds into a combined life while at the same time balancing their ties with both families. Differences in temperaments, communication styles and attitudes may fuel conflict and misunderstanding. When we have rigid expectations for our childs future, we may impose damaging and unrealistic burdens on them. Some of us have a need conscious or otherwise to have our children follow a predetermined course of behavior. Our children often have radars up and are acutely attuned to our wishes and disappointments. They may be influenced to go forward in the prescribed direction or deliberately choose a different path. Its helpful when mothers of sons attempt to gain insight into the mindsets and comfort levels of their new daughtersin-law. Many young women of todays generation have definite ideas about how they define their lifestyles and view extended family ties and resist the (sometimes unsolicited) advice and input of the older generation. Understandably, these young women have grown up in a family with values, customs and belief systems that may be quite different. They may feel threatened, uncomfortable or downright turned off to the lifestyle and values of their in-laws. They may have a natural inclination to spend time with their own mothers and extended families and are not always open to dividing time equally with both sides. This can be bewildering and hurtful to their husbands families and a source of conflict. And, if the young couple takes steps to maintain a boundary protecting their joined life together, family loyalties may be further tested. Newly blended families should remind themselves that it takes quite a bit of time for everyone to adjust to the changes and to become comfortable with each others personality quirks, habits and points of view. In some cases, the parties wont be able to warm up to each other, and despite efforts to build closer bonds, it just isnt going to happen. In those cases, it might be sufficient to set a more realistic goal that the parties be cordial to each other. For the sake of harmony, newly minted (or soon-to-be) mothers-in-law should recite an internal mantra: Smile, smile, smile. And think hard before offering opinions or advice. Remember it is important to todays young generation that they define their own paths. Giving them the space to gain this autonomy and confidence is critically important. If you dont have something positive and supportive to say, keep your thoughts to yourself. Assume that theres a good likelihood your child will share confidences with his or her spouse or partner, and any negativities will be held against you. Even though you may have the best of intentions, do not expect a show of appreciation in return. And sons-in-law and daughters-in-law: The mantra should be to remind you that most of the time, the older generation has the best of intentions. Yes, they may at times be annoying, self-serving or pushy. They may offer their opinions when you do not ask for them. But again most of the time they mean well. Take a deep breath, and try not to be too sensitive or take things too personally. Its OK to have a mind of your own, and to speak up about important things, but please remember that your in-laws have feelings also and speak to them with kindness and respect. And, yes, smile, smile, smile even if its trying at times. And, for all the parties: Remember that you hold something dear in common the wish to maintain ties to your blood relatives and grandchildren. Linda Lipshutz, M.S., LCSW, can be reached at (561) 630-2827. linda LIPSHUTZllipshutz@floridaweekly.com
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 A29 Its All About FaceYours! Friday, January 27th at 11:30am 3401 Bay Commons Drive, Bonita Springs, FL 34134 New Year, new possibilities, new horizons. Last week we shared two of our favorite immediate options to help you get off to a great start, and this week want to share two more secrets for that immediate boost! Studies show that one of the best ways to stay motivated to keep charging forward on long-term resolutions is to put a few goals on your list that you can accomplish right now. After all, how good would it feel to be able to check a few things off that list today? Keep your ongoing resolution to eat better by all means, but also put eat a healthy lunch today on your list. There! Its no longer this great, daunting undertaking. Now its just something you are already doing. Here at Azul, we have dedicated 2017 as the Year of You! 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On a recent evening, the caregivers in the Robert, Mariann & Megan MacDonald Pediatric ER at NCH North Naples saved the life of a 4-year-old boy.Even though the boy walked into the ER, the team immediately recognized there was something seriously wrong. He was suffering an intracranial hemorrhage, and his condition was rapidly deteriorating.According to Dr. Pia Myers, medical director of our pediatric emergency department, the report was that the boy had fallen and hit his head at a local restaurant. Within the first hour of arrival he vomited, became lethargic and upon his return from CT began seizing. The team including Drs. Christopher Bartruff and Maria Esperanza Caceres and nurses Kristen Baudin, Jackie Ric and Amanda Simmons, in addition to support by nurses from the adult side and ER Director Chris Raphael intubated and stabilized the patient, but then the nightmare unfolded. Pediatric neurosurgeons at All Childrens Hospital in St. Petersburg and Joe DiMaggio Childrens Hospital in Hollywood both had accepted this young patient for the lifesaving treatment he needed, but weather restriction prohibited flying, and ground transport would take at least three or four hours. Adult neurosurgeon Paul Richard realized the gravity of the situation and agreed to operate on the boy at our downtown NCH Baker Hospital. Dr. Myers also thanks the NCH Pediatric Intensive Care Unit team of Dr. Debra Lopez, Marilyn Heatwole, R.N., and respiratory therapists Scott Friel and Bill Grayson, who transported the patient to the downtown campus and stayed with him through his hemicraniectomy until he was transferred to Joe DiMaggio for further care.Everyone responded to this emergency as if this patient were their own family member or their own child, and I couldnt be more proud of and grateful to all involved, Dr. Myers wrote to me in an email.Dr. Bruce Caldwell, newly elected chair of our anesthesiology department of Anesthesiology shared his goal: I want our department to continue to be a strong, dependable and a respected part of the mission for optimal health care in Collier County. Dr. Karl Horsten was the receiving anesthesiologist for this patient and initiated care until a concurrent emergency necessitated calling Dr. Caldwell to assist. This case is just one recent example of how teamwork, competence, innovation and stretching out of our comfort zone saved a childs life. Southwest Florida is safer than ever for the 80,000 people ages 18 and younger who call our region home, thanks in part to the entire NCH pediatric team. Dr. Allen Weiss is president and CEO of the NCH Healthcare System. l i t N t U allenWEISSallen.email@example.com
A30 NEWS WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 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. PET TALESHow safe is your pet when riding in the car? BY KIM CAMPBELL THORNTONUniversal SyndicateLindsey Wolko had just adopted a new dog. She had crates in her car for her other dogs, but no way to secure Maggie, so she stopped at her local pet retailer to purchase a safety harness for her. A couple of months later, when she had to slam on the brakes to avoid an accident, Maggie, wearing her harness, was badly injured. Whether they are riding loose or are confined in a crate, car seat or harness, pet passengers can be hurt or killed in the event of a sudden stop or collision. They can suffer bruising, contusions, sprains or lacerations some of the injuries reported to Nationwide, which has claims data on 585,000 insured pets and more serious injuries such as broken bones and internal trauma, says emergency and critical care veterinarian Gretchen L. Schoeffler, DVM, at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. Veterinarian Marty Becker has seen too many avoidable accidents involving pets riding in cars. He recalls being stopped at an intersection during a thunderstorm. I saw a flash of lightning, heard the clap of thunder and then watched a frightened medium-size dog freak out, jump out the open window of a car, and get hit and killed in front of me. If the dog had been secured in a crate or with a seatbelt restraint, it would still be alive. Simply securing a pet in a crate, carrier or harness isnt necessarily enough, though. Crates can break apart on impact, or be crushed if they are held in place with a seatbelt. The force of a collision can propel pets out of a crate or carrier or cause paralyzing injuries to pets restrained by harnesses without crash protection qualities. Wolkos experience galvanized her to investigate ways pets could be safer inside vehicles. She became involved in the pet travel gear industry, studied the manufacturing process and founded the nonprofit Center for Pet Safety, which has established crash-test standards for pet travel products and certifies those that provide tested crash protection. Were an independent entity, Wolko says. We dont take funding from manufacturers. To help keep your dog or cat safe in the car, weve gathered six expert tips. 1. Place a small pet carrier soft or hard-sided in the footwell behind the drivers or front passengers seat. If you have an SUV, crossover or station wagon, place larger crates or carriers in the cargo area of your vehicle. Theres actually video demonstrating that in a collision if theyre in the back seat or the back of the vehicle, theyre much more likely to be airborne than if theyre in the footwell, says feline veterinary specialist Elizabeth Colleran, DVM. 2. Never transport pets in wire crates. They explode. They bend, they morph, the pieces come out, the plastic pan shatters into very, very sharp pieces, Wolko says. 3. Anchor carriers with strength-rated anchor straps. 4. Avoid using zip line-style products or harnesses with long extension tethers. It may be easier for your dog to move around, but it can increase his risk in a crash. 5. Teach your pet to ride comfortably in a crate, carrier or harness. Harnesses, in particular, can seem restrictive to dogs. Most owners will need to train their dogs to accept it and to be comfortable being strapped in, says Natasha Audy of Castlegar, British Columbia, Canada, whose 13-month-old German shepherd, Richochet, wears a Sleepypod Clickit Sport harness. 6. Choose a crate that is no more than 6 inches longer than your pet. A snug fit reduces the chance of injury. Pets should have enough room to stand up and turn around. Pets of the Week>> Bert is an approximately 18-month-old domestic shorthair who loves to be petted and brushed. >> Lincoln is a wiggly 3-year-old terrier/bully mix who is 62 pounds of affection and happiness. He loves to go for walks and wants to please. >> Pandora is a beautiful 4-year-old German shepherd mix. A fullgured 48 pounds, shes a bit timid at rst because she suffered some abuse in her past. She has tested positive for heartworm disease. DAS will provide medications and has partnered with several local clinics to offer you the treatments at little or no cost to Pandoras new owner. >> Taylor is a talkative 18-month-old domestic medium hair with big, beautiful eyes. She loves to play but also enjoys being petted and held.To adopt or foster a petThis weeks pets are from Collier County Domestic Animal Services. Adoption fees for cats are $60 and dogs are $85 and include sterilization surgery, vaccinations, pet license, ID microchip and a bag of food. Visit DAS at 7610 Davis Blvd. from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Adoptable dogs and cats from DAS are also at For Footed Friends in Marquesa Plaza on Livingston Road from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. the rst Saturday of every month. For more information, call 252-7387 or visit www.colliergov.net/pets. Pets are safer on the road when confined by a safety-rated carrier or harness.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 BUSINESS B5FROM THE TOPFrom page 1 MONEY & INVESTINGTrumps impact on the stock market as unpredictable as his tweetsIn writing this column, I really try to refrain from delving into and politics as much as I possibly can. There are plenty of other writers for this paper who are much more knowledgeable about this subject than I. However, in recent weeks, politics have played more of an influence on the market than I have seen in a long while. So what effect has it had on stocks and will this trend continue? The first sign we all had that the election and the aftermath would be significant market movers happened the night of the election. When it was clear that Trump was going to win the presidency, stock futures plummeted and gold shot upward as uncertainty gripped the markets. But when the markets opened the next morning, stocks started to climb and gold actually sold off. After digesting the news overnight, investors began to realize that a Trump president probably would be good for big business and the economy in general. Therefore, they concluded, they should buy stocks and sell gold and Treasury Bonds. Since Election Day, analysts have been trying to guess which investments would be helped and which would be hurt. From this analysis, the Trump Trade was born. This trading strategy is to first go long on certain stock sectors that should benefit the most if Trump enacts the policies central to his campaign. Material stocks like U.S. Steel should benefit as the government funds massive infrastructure projects and enacts protectionist trade policies. Financial company profits should rise if Trump rolls back onerous Dodd-Frank rules imposed after the financial crisis. And small cap stocks should similarly benefit as regulations are removed across the board. The second part of the Trump Trade is to short investments that are anticipated to be treated unfavorably. Gold and bonds should under-perform as the economy strengthens and inflation increases. Foreign currencies should fall against the dollar as interest rates rise. And large cap technology and multinational companies should also underperform as the dollar strengthens and multi-national trade is potentially inhibited. But beyond the Trump Trade, the president-elect has been moving markets simply through his tweets and press conferences. For example, a comment about a weapons program costing too much will cause the manufacturers stock to fall 3 percent. Or a tweet that a company has met Trumps approval by bringing jobs back to the U.S. will cause the stock to pop a few points. Most recently, Trump held his first press conference in a number of months and whole sectors moved when Trump said drug manufacturers were getting away with murder. The entire biotech sector fell over 3 percent. For the time being, it looks like emotions and anticipatory trades are ruling the markets. This is very scary for disciplined investors as this makes fundamental analysis almost meaningless in the short run. If whole asset classes are going to move because of a 6 a.m. tweet, how can you intelligently do any type of investing? But this too will pass and the markets hopefully will return to a semblance of normalcy where actual earnings and economic events drive the markets. Already, as we approach Trumps inauguration, the Trump Trade is beginning to reverse itself as investors reassess the actual impact Trump will have on the economy. But Trumps unpredictable nature will almost certainly increase volatility until the market can better anticipate which policies discussed during the campaign will become reality and which were simply rhetoric. 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. ericBRETANestaterick@gmail.com COURTESY PHOTOMichael Wynn, right, with customers Thomas and Yvonne Fazio at Sunshine Ace in Bonita. ers through the business, or serving your team members or serving the community, the third-generation Collier County resident says. He believes the servantleadership approach has been a key to Sunshine Hardwares success and that of Wynns Market. It allows you to change business practices when necessary, without holding onto pride of ownership of a business practice or an idea that may have originated with you, he says. Also, I think it helps to you to be a good listener for team members from every level of the company. Mr. Wynn, 44, has worked in the family businesses since childhood, starting out at age 6 by dressing in costumes to advertise sales, promotions and new stores. At age 14, he became a grocery bagger and he continued to work there through his days at Barron Collier High School. After graduation, earned a degree in accounting at the University of South Florida and then became a staff accountant for the family hardware business, eventually becoming the companys controller and CFO. But the more I got out into the community and working with our team members, thats when I started moving into a broader leadership operations role, which took me into the role of president, he says. He attained an MBA at Florida Gulf Coast University and became CEO of the family company in 2005. In that position, he is essentially responsible for overseeing the companys strategic direction and growth. One of the challenges hes faced as CEO is developing a system for maintaining the culture and the core values his grandfather established. As people began to retire and that natural turnover took place, and we were expanding and buying new businesses, we did not want that culture to be diluted, he says. We developed a training system and rewards to represent what that culture really means. That was one challenge I think weve effectively overcome, he adds. As people come into the business, they participate in a training program to (learn) those values, and on a day-to-day basis we can recognize those values in the culture that has made us successful thus far. The system has been recognized by the Uncommon Friends Foundation, which awarded Sunshine Ace with its 2014 Business Ethics Award. Like his grandfather, serving the community has been a priority for Mr. Wynn, who is a member of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce and its Leadership Collier Foundation, the boards of directors for the Moorings Park retirement communities and the NCH Healthcare System. He is also branch director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. He and his wife, Paula, have two daughters: Olivia, 18, and Sydney, 17. Interview with the boss Business mentors: My grandfather, Don Q. Wynn; Duwayne Keller with Dale Carnegie; and Charlie Bishop, who worked for our family for 38 years and served as our COO before retirement.First job: Bagging groceries at Wynns Family Market on Fifth Avenue. Starting from an entry-level position and working through various positions in the company taught me a great work ethic and to respect every team members contribution. Business words of wisdom: Stolen from my grandfather: You cant steal second with one foot on rst. You cannot grow your business without taking calculated risks. Dont be afraid of failure. Be afraid of not trying.Recent business book: Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek. His philosophy on how to treat people aligns strongly with our company core values.Two things you look for when hiring: How often do they smile? Is it natural, or is it forced? And do they make eye contact?Job openings? Yes! We have several positions open from cashier, to shing expert to central buyer. A full list is available at www. sunshineace.com/careers.
B6 BUSINESS WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY BUSINESS MEETINGS 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. The Public Relations Society of America-Gulf Coast chapter meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the Hilton Naples. Guest speakers Kellie Nolan and Crystal Wimperis of Be Brilliant! Marketing will discuss How Millennials are Shaping the Future of Strategic Communications. $27 for members, $35 for others. Reservations are required by Jan. 20 and can be made at www.gulfcoastprsa.org. The Collier County Building Industry Association holds the first member mixer of the year from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 18, at Palm Brothers Remodeling, 1410 Pine Ridge Road. $15 for members, $30 for others. No walk-ins will be admitted. RSVP by Jan. 20 by emailing email@example.com. 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. The Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a Business Before Business trade show from 8-9:15 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, at chamber headquarters, 25071 Chamber of Commerce Drive, Bonita Springgs. Table registration deadline is Jan. 20; deadline for RSVP to attend is Jan. 25. Call 992-2943 or visit www.bonitaspringschamber.com/events. The Leadership Collier Foundation Alumni Association hosts a panel discussion about the zika virus and Collier Countys plan to deal with it at the foundations luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at the Professional Development Center, 615 Third Ave. S. Panelists will be Patrick Linn, executive director of the Collier Mosquito Control District; Terri Harder, epidemiology program manager, Florida Department of Health; and professor Sharon Isern of Florida Gulf University. Collier County Commissioner Burt Saunders will moderate the discussion. $15 for dues-paying LCF alumni; $20 for other alumni; $25 for non-alumni. For reservations, visit www.napleschamber.org/events. The newest class of Leadership Marco holds its graduation celebration from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Hideaway Beach Club. For reservations or more information, email Katie@marcoislandchamber.org. Business After Hours for members and guests of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at the Caf at Bonita Beach. $15 for members in advance, $20 at the door; $40 for others. Call 992-2943 or visit www.bonitaspringschamber.com/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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www. napleschamber.org. Email business meeting announcements to email@example.com. Groundbreaking Germain Motor Company recently broke ground for a new 40,000-squarefoot Germain Honda of Naples facility at the corner of Pine Ridge and Livingston Roads. The dealership currently employs approximately 80 people. New in Business Charles Lawson has opened the first Oxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning franchise in Naples. It joins 300 Oxi Fresh franchises across the United States and Canada. Milestones Sandi Riedermann-Lazarus retired as of Jan. 1 after 21 years as executive director of the Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce. Awards & Recognition Megan Somerville, membership coordinator at Pelican Isle Yacht Club, was named 2016 Member of the Year by the American Culinary Federation Caxambas Chapter of Naples & Marco Island.Clive Daniel Home was named No. 1 in the sales under $50 million category in the inaugural Furniture Industry Leaderships Awards presented by Furniture Today, a communications company serving the home furnishings industry nationwide. CDH has showrooms in Naples and Boca Raton. Board Appointments Mike Dal Lago of Del Lago Law has been appointed vice president of the Southwest Florida Bankruptcy Professionals Association, a voluntary group of attorneys, judges, paralegals and others who strive to streamline the bankruptcy process for the court, the attorneys and their clients. Mr. Dal Lago has more than 16 years experience in all aspects of insolvency matters throughout an array of industries, including consumer retail, health care and real estate. He has represented mid-market clients in bankruptcy cases involving Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., General Motors, Chrysler, Enron Corp. and Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC, among others. He relocated to Naples from New York City in 2012. Shirley Watral general manager of ALTAIR Gun Club, has been appointed to the Womens Outdoor Media Association board of directors. Before joining ALTAIR, Ms. Watral worked for 30 years in the office of the Collier Collier County Tax Collector. WOMA is a nonprofit organization that highlights women in shooting sports, hunting, fishing and archery.New officers for the 5th Avenue South Business Improvement District are: Jim Smith, president; Jeff Wynn, vice president; and Lou Vlasho, secretary/ treasurer. Board members are: David Gordley, Jerrilyn Hoffmann, Nancy Macdonald and Amber Ramsey. Julie Pekrul, associate vice president of The Ibarra Calleja Group at Morgan Stanley, has joined the board of Lighthouse of Collier Inc., Center for Blindness and Vision Loss. Ms. Pekrul holds a bachelors degree in business from the University of Michigan and a masters degree in management from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Mich. Banking Garrett Richter has been promoted to president and CEO of First Florida Integrity Bank. With his term as Florida state senator complete, Mr. Richter will now lead the day-to-day operations of the bank he co-founded in June 2008. Gary Tice continues to serve as CEO and chairman of the board of directors for TGR Financial, Inc. and chairman of the board of directors of First Florida Integrity Bank. Janis Vargas has joined Encore Bank as senior vice president-commercial and Small Business Administration lending at the banks Fort Myers branch. In addition to more than 20 years in the banking industry, Ms. Vargas has served as a volunteer advisor for SCORE Naples. Land Development John English has been named vice president of engineering for Peninsula Engineering, an affiliated business of the Barron Collier Companies. Mr. English will oversee the engineering companys 14 engineers, specialists and support staff. Interior Design April Schaurer has joined the staff at Robb & Stucky to lead the companys model merchandising and hospitality divisions. Ms. Schaurer has held leadership roles with design studios including Calatlantic Homes, Arthur Ruthenburg Homes Inc. and Campbell Design, LLC. She has designed multi-unit resorts and high-rise residential projects throughout Florida, as well as a 400-unit condominium development in Costa Rica. Nonpro t Organizations Skyler Badenoch has been named CEO of Hope for Haiti. As a Peace Corps volunteer from Cote dIvoire, Mr. Badenoch managed international programs in Haiti, Nicaragua and Malawi for the international nonprofit buildOn for 10 years. Most recently as vice president of new business development, he raised more than $10 million for those programs. He earned a bachelors degree in economics from the University of Arizona and a masters in international development studies from George Washington University. Dianna Dohm has been named executive director of the Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Dohm was previously the community relations manager and business development officer at Mutual of Omaha BankMarco Island and is a past president of the Marco Island Fire Rescue Foundation, the Marco Island Civic Association and the Kiwanis Club of Marco Island. She is a graduate of Leadership Marco and has served on the NCH Healthcare System board of trustees for the Marco Island campus. She is a former member of the Marco Island Beautification Advisory Committee and a past chair of the Avow Hospice Community Advisory Board. She was named 2013 Marco Island Volunteer of the Year and 2016 Marco Island Citizen of the Year. Ms. Dohm earned a bachelors degree in business and psychology and also an MBA from Barat College in Lake Forest, Ill. She has resided on Marco Island for 18 years. Carol Hughes has been named director of finance for Collier Child Care Resources to oversee the financial operation of CCCRs four early childhood education programs and its administrative office. Ms. Hughes holds an associates degree in accounting/computer programming from Davenport University in Grand Rapids, Mich., and a bachelors in business administration/accounting from Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Mich. She most recently was corporate controller of Chrome Capital Group LLC and previously held several controller positions in a consulting role in marketing, real estate, transportation and construction industries in the Naples area. Professional Advancement Kay Anderson of Ciccarelli Advisory Services Inc. has earned the designation of Certified Financial Planner. Susan Bowles, assistant controller at Pelican Isle Yacht Club, has earned the designation of Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive from Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals. Lauren Friedman, lead emergency services clinician at the David Lawrence Center, has obtained licensure as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. She holds a bachelors degree in psychology and masters degree in mental health counseling from Nova Southeastern University. Kathie Pedit, membership sales and marketing director at Pelican Isle Yacht Club, has earned the Certified Membership Professional status from the Professional Club Marketing Association. Ms. Pedit also was named 2016 Member of the Year by the Membership Directors Association of SWF. Jake Rowe dockmaster at Pelican Isle Yacht Club, has earned the designation of Certified Marine Manager from the International Marina Institute. ON THE MOVEDAL LAGO WATRAL VARGAS SCHAURER BADENOCH ANDERSON HUGHES
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 BUSINESS B7 I trace my roots back to the 1933 invention of a sewer-cleaning machine that was built with a washing-machine motor and that cut tree roots out of pipe. That was followed by the 1935 founding of RotoRooter, which is now North Americas largest plumbing and drain-cleaning company. Meanwhile, the VITAS company was founded in 1978 as Hospice Care Inc., one of the countrys earliest hospice programs and now its Americas top endof-life care provider. Im based in Cincinnati and have both VITAS and Roto-Rooter as my wholly owned subsidiaries. My market value recently topped $2.5 billion. Who am I? Think you know the answer? Well announce it in next weeks edition. THE MOTLEY FOOLTo Educate, Amuse & Enrich Ask the Fool Fools School My Dumbest Investment The Motley Fool Take Name That Company Last weeks trivia answer Write to Us! Send questions for Ask the Fool, Dumbest (or Smartest) Investments (up to 100 words), and your Trivia entries to Fool@fool.com or via regular mail c/o Florida Weekly, attn: The Motley Fool. Sorry, we cant provide individual financial advice. Meet the Balance SheetBusinesses typically have balance sheets, which are snapshots of their financial condition at a single point in time. You could draw up a personal balance sheet, too, listing all your assets (house, car, bank accounts, etc.), subtracting money owed (mortgage, car loan, credit card debt, etc.), and ending up with your net worth. Companies essentially do the same thing, and you can evaluate their financial strength by studying their balance sheets, which are typically issued at the end of a fiscal quarter or year. The balance sheet has three main parts: assets, liabilities and shareholder equity. Assets, typically on the left, are set equal to or balance liabilities and shareholder equity on the right. In assets, youll find items such as cash and cash equivalents and shortterm investments, reflecting how much financial gunpowder the company has available. These assets are good, but other assets are less good. Accounts receivable, for example, is money from sales that the company hasnt yet received (and possibly may never receive). Inventory reports how much product is in various stages of preparation. Its cash tied up in materials that havent been sold yet. Other balance sheet assets may include investments, prepaid expenses (items such as insurance that are paid ahead of time), and property, plant and equipment. Liabilities are likely to include shortterm (also called current) debt and longterm debt. Debt is not necessarily bad, although its best to see relatively little. In a sense, debt can be considered an asset, as it often represents cash that the company is putting to work ideally to increase the companys value. Another liability, accounts payable, represents invoices not yet paid. These can also be good, if the company is delaying payment until its due and using the money in the interim.Finally, shareholder equity, the difference between assets and liabilities, is the portion of the company that stockholders can claim. Well offer more on this next week, when well also discuss what you should look for on a balance sheet. 3-D Fell FlatIm feeling the pain from my purchase of 3-D printing stock Stratasys. I bought into Stratasys partly because 3-D printing is cool. I really thought it wouldve taken off more. I guess I am more of a geek for that kind of stuff than most. I still have the holding, and I dont know what I am going to do. Thankfully, it has been going back up lately, so I am doing the bad thing of hoping it goes back into the black or at least becomes less of a loss, so I can feel less pain when I sell it for the write-off. F.D., onlineThe Fool Responds: As you probably know, Stratasys shares fell further, dropping some 40 percent since you wrote to us and giving you an even bigger potential tax loss. Its not a bad company, and it may well be a great performer over the coming years but 3-D printing is still a relatively new and developing business. Its not yet clear how widespread its use will be, especially among consumers as opposed to industry. Its also not clear which 3-D printing companies will end up on top.A key error you made was waiting for a rebound when you no longer had great faith in the company. It would have been better to sell and move the money into a stock you had more confidence in. Shopping for DollarsThe main reason many have passed up shares of Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) is that they think the shares are overvalued. The stock has seemed overvalued for many years, though during which time it has surged in value. Amazon is rapidly consolidating retail market share, and it surpassed Wal-Mart last year as the largest U.S. retailer by market capitalization. Since June 2009, the official end to the Great Recession, Amazon has grown its market capitalization more than tenfold, while most other retailers have failed to match the S&P 500s performance. Better still, the shift toward e-commerce is only in the initial stages: Last quarter, e-commerce accounted for only 8.4 percent of all U.S. retail sales, and thats estimated to top 14 percent by 2020. Many have grumbled that Amazon has struggled with profitability. However, the company has put together a string of profitable quarters on the back of its Amazon Web Services (AWS) division. Throughout the first nine months of fiscal 2016, AWS provided roughly 9.4 percent of Amazons total revenue and 42.4 percent of its operating income. Plus, AWS is growing at a 59 percent year-over-year clip. With its market value recently topping $370 billion, Amazon is huge and growing. Risk-tolerant long-term investors may want to add some shares of the company to their shopping cart. (The Motley Fool has recommended and owns shares of Amazon.com.) I trace my roots back to the 1924 founding of the Compagnie Francaise des Petroles. I began producing oil in the Middle East but now operate in more than 130 countries. Im a major oil and gas company, with a market value recently near $123 billion and significant refining and petrochemical operations. Im also a major solar energy figure, owning much of solar panel maker SunPower. I recently employed nearly 100,000 people, produced more than 2 million barrels of oil equivalent per day, and boasted more than 16,000 service stations. Companies Ive merged with include PetroFina and Elf Aquitaine. Who am I? (Answer: Total S.A.) Bitcoin, ExplainedQWhat is bitcoin? T.F., Flint, MichiganABitcoin, which debuted in 2009, is a digital or virtual currency. It exists online and permits payments between parties without a middleman, such as a bank. Its not issued by any government, either. Its a decentralized electronic payment system, not managed by any single entity the way Mastercard, Visa and PayPal oversee their respective payment networks. To use bitcoin, you need to buy bitcoins on one of many exchanges and store them in a digital wallet app. Many retailers like accepting bitcoin because theyre not charged a processing fee, as they are with credit cards. On the other hand, there is relatively little regulation of bitcoins, and the system is vulnerable to hacking. The value of a bitcoin is very volatile, too. A bitcoin went for about $13 in early 2013, topped $1,000 later in the year and dropped by 23 percent in a single day earlier this month, to below $900. ***QHow can I know what a companys intrinsic value is so that I can know when to sell it? 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We ne xt w ee k s e he sh o Workshop outlines how to prevent, respond to a data breachData breaches and identity theft are among the most common security risks for businesses today. To help small business owners and nonprofit organizations in Southwest Florida, the Identity Fraud Institute at Hodges University presents a workshop about developing a data breach response plan from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Jan 27, at the universitys Naples campus, 2655 Northbrooke Drive. The average cost to mitigate a data breach is $4 million, or $158 per compromised record, says Carrie Kerski, director of the institute. Data breaches are more than an IT risk or issue, she adds. Business owners and managers can be held accountable for the breach even if they outsource their IT. Ms. Kerskie says most breaches are the result of employee error, which makes it more important than ever for businesses owners, HR practitioners and those in finance, security and IT to understand how to prevent breaches and what to do when one occurs. Course attendees will learn how data breaches occur, the consequences of a breach, how to reduce the risk of a breach and how to identify applicable privacy laws as well as how to develop a data breach response plan and begin to develop data privacy policies. Small businesses are the top target for hackers, yet very few know how to prevent or mitigate a breach, Ms. Kerskie says. Having a data breach response plan in place saves you time and money and reduces stress on the organization, she says. It is more cost effective to be prepared as opposed to hoping it never happens to you. Registration is $345 ($295 for Hodges University students and employees as well as nonprofit and government employees). 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RoyalShellRentals.com 3 .9100 E o Cape Coral, Captiva Island, Fort Myers, cala and Sanibel Island H ighlands and Sapphire Valley Serving le and Lake Toxaway N A P L E S 2-Story Victorian Charmer w/Refreshed Look Front Porch, Wraparound Balconies $ 1 6 8 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 6 6 0 9 4 T h e T a r a n t o T e a m 2 3 9 5 7 2 3 0 7 8 HEMINGWAY PLACEN A P L E S Prestigious Downtown Location, Quiet Street Updated, Single Family Pool Home $ 1 2 9 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 4 7 1 1 2 L i z A p p l i n g 2 3 9 2 7 2 7 2 0 1 PARK SHOREN A P L E S 4 BR, 4 BA, 1 Acre, Highly Sought After Commercial Size Pool & Infinity Edge Spa $ 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 5 4 3 7 1 D o u g H a u g h e y 2 3 9 9 6 1 1 5 6 1 FOUR SEASONS M I N U T E S T O M E R C A T O Walk to Vanderbilt Beach Totally Renovated, 3 BR, 2 BA w/Pool $ 6 9 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 7 5 6 7 7 R o g e r S t e n i n g 2 3 9 7 7 0 4 7 0 7 NAPLES PARK8 4 2 0 E X C A L I B U R C I R # R 8 N A P L E S 3 BR + Den, 2.5 BA Townhome 1-Car Garage, Wood Flooring $ 6 6 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 7 9 4 5 1 V i t o B a u e r 2 3 9 7 7 7 7 0 8 0 OPEN 1/22 1:00PM 4:00PM PELICAN BAYN A P L E S 3 BR + Den, 2.5 BA, 3-Car Garage Upgraded Kitchen/Breakfast Bar $ 5 5 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 6 5 9 4 1 V i t o B a u e r 2 3 9 7 7 7 7 0 8 0 BLACK BEAR RIDGE B O A T S L I P # 1 7 One of the Few Live Aboard Slips in Naples 70' x 18.5' Slip 15 Minutes/2 Miles to Gulf $ 3 7 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 5 0 7 0 0 8 9 S t e v e S u d d e t h & J e n n N i c o l a i 2 3 9 7 8 4 0 6 9 3 OLD NAPLES SEAPORT2 1 9 8 S T A C I L C I R # 2 4 N A P L E S Beautiful Long Lake Views 3 BR, 2 BA, Screened-In Lanai $ 3 5 0 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 6 8 1 3 4 M a r k S e m e r a r o 2 3 9 3 7 0 2 4 5 5 OPEN 1/22 1:00PM 4:00PM MARKER LAKE VILLASN A P L E S 5 BR, 3 BA w/Golf Course Views Beautifully Appointed, Must See to Believe $ 3 3 8 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 4 0 1 5 5 D o d o n a R o b o c i T h e R o b o c i T e a m 2 3 9 7 7 6 8 1 2 3 VALENCIA COUNTRY CLUBN A P L E S Newly Remodeled 2 BR, 2 BA Condo Best Views of Lake & Golf Course $ 2 7 1 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 5 9 8 3 5 T h e T a r a n t o T e a m 2 3 9 5 7 2 3 0 7 8 IMPERIAL GOLF ESTATES 1 0 1 2 8 G I N G E R P O I N T E C T B O N I T A Bardmoor Model, Entirely Upgraded 3 BR + Den, 3.5 BA, Golf Course Views, 2,520 S.F. $ 7 6 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 1 9 2 8 5 L i n d a R a m s e y 2 3 9 4 0 5 3 0 5 4 NEW PRICE OPEN 1/22 1:00PM 4:00PM SHADOW WOOD1 0 0 8 1 G I N G E R P O I N T E C T B O N I T A 3 BR, 2.5 BA, 2,665 S.F. Bardmoor Model SW Lanai, Golf Course View, Gas Pool/Spa $ 7 5 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 0 0 0 3 4 G r e g L e w i s T h e L e w i s T e a m 2 3 9 2 8 7 1 1 5 8 OPEN 1/22 1:00PM 4:00PM SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS2 5 7 2 0 H I C K O R Y B L V D # 5 2 0 B O N I T A Gated Beachfront Resort Community Newly Renovated, Gulf Views from All Rooms $ 5 6 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 0 0 0 9 2 M i k e F a g a n T h e F a g a n T e a m 2 3 9 3 4 0 5 4 5 5 OPEN 1/22 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BEACH CLUB2 9 1 5 0 L O N G L E A F T R A I L D R B O N I T A Spectacular Wide South Lake Views All New Kitchen Appliances $ 5 6 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 6 9 6 3 9 G a r y R y a n 2 3 9 2 7 3 6 7 9 6 OPEN 1/22 1:00PM 4:00PM SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS 2 6 9 9 5 W Y N D H U R S T C T # 1 0 1 B O N I T A 3 BR, 2 BA, 2-Car Garage Coach Home Turnkey Furnished $ 4 6 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 6 4 7 6 5 D o t t i F a g a n T h e F a g a n T e a m 2 3 9 2 7 2 4 9 4 6 OPEN 1/22 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY9 9 1 1 R O O K E R Y C I R E S T E R O 4 BR, Study, Bonus Rm., Family Rm., 3 BA Waterfront, Maintenance Free, Gated Community $ 4 5 9 9 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 2 9 5 7 7 J a m i e L i e n h a r d t 2 3 9 5 6 5 4 2 6 8 OPEN 1/22 1:00PM 4:00PM ROOKERY POINTE9 2 8 6 S P A N I S H M O S S W A Y B O N I T A 3 BR + Den, 3 BA, Pool Home Beautiful Golf Course & Preserve Views $ 4 4 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 3 3 7 3 6 J i m G r i f f i t h B o e g l i n T e a m 2 3 9 3 2 2 2 4 0 9 OPEN 1/22 1:00PM 4:00PM MARBELLA AT SPANISH WELLS2 7 1 9 0 O A K W O O D L A K E D R # 1 0 2 B O N I T A 1st Floor, 3 BR, 2 BA, End Coach Home 2-Car Side Loading Garage, Landscaped Views $ 3 7 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 2 2 2 1 4 C a t h y L i e b e r m a n & C i n d y R e i f f 2 3 9 7 7 7 2 4 4 1 OPEN 1/22 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY 2 7 0 1 2 A D R I A N A C I R # 2 0 2 B O N I T A Spacious 4 BR, 2 BA, 2nd Floor Condo 1,841 S.F. Under Air, 1-Car Attached Garage $ 2 8 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 3 1 5 0 3 S u e E l l e n M a t h e r s 2 3 9 8 7 7 2 7 2 6 OPEN 1/22 1:00PM 4:00PM SERRANO8 3 0 S A N C A R L O S D R F T M Y E R S New Construction 4 BR, 4 BA, 2,651 S.F. Living Area $ 9 8 4 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 7 0 2 1 7 K a t i e B r a d y R i g s b y 2 3 9 7 7 0 6 0 6 1 OPEN 1/22 1:00PM 4:00PM HIDDEN HARBOR ON THE BAY1 1 5 2 0 I S L E S O F P A L M D R F T M Y E R S Waterfront Sailboat Access 4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, 4-Car Garage $ 9 4 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 6 0 4 7 2 R o g e r S t e n i n g 2 3 9 7 7 0 4 7 0 7 OPEN 1/22 1:00PM 4:00PM PALM ISLESF T M Y E R S Pool Home Overlooking Long Lake Views 2,273 S.F. Under Air, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms $ 3 3 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 7 1 3 9 8 P a m O l s e n 2 3 9 4 6 4 6 8 7 3 EMERALD PINES
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 Il Corsini at Mediterra7,857 SQ FT | $5,950,000 Cortile at Mediterra5,464 SQ FT | $3,300,000 Calabria at Mediterra2,873 SQ FT | $679,000 Positano at Mediterra3,966 SQ FT | $2,149,000 NEW LISTING! NEW LISTING!WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017B12 | WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYREAL ESTATE House Hunting325 Dunes Blvd., #1003 The Cayman Trio bringing condos, suites to downtown SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYTrio will soon become Naples first downtown mixed use high-rise building combining luxury urban-modern condominiums and extended-stay hotel apartments. It will also have a private rooftop pool and club with numerous resort-styled amenities. Trio is at 1705 Tamiami Trail E. at the entrance to Fifth Avenue South. Occupancy is expected to be available in the summer of 2018. In launching condominium sales for the property, David Bartley Sr. of Bartley Realty, the exclusive brokerage company for Trio, said the nine-story building will have 24 contemporary residences built above 24 hotel apartments. The residences will encompass floors four through nine of the TRIO building and will feature open floor plans, oversized balconies and floor-to-ceiling windows for unobstructed views of the Gulf of Mexico, the city of Naples and Naples Bay. Clive Daniel Hospitality will provide total interior design for the residences, the hotel suites and Trio common areas. Prices range from $1.1 million to $2.7 million for units with three bedrooms and 3 baths, ranging in size from 2,432 to 2,748 square feet. Ownership includes a year of discounted access to the Yoga Loft studio and a discounted membership to the rooftop Sea Club. The 24 oneand two-bedroom hotel suites, complete with the latest in technological features plus washers and dryers, will be ideal for business professionals as well as for anyone considerThis three-bedroom, two-bathroom condominium in The Cayman has fresh paint, hardwood floors, plantation shutters and new stainless steel appliances. The Cayman building in the Dunes complex recently underwent a renovation and has a coastal feel from the minute you enter the lobby. The building is near the back gate that provides access via a short walk to Vanderbilt Beach. The Cayman building is pet friendly and allows four rentals per year with a minimum stay of 90 days per rental. This 10th-floor residence is offered for $795,000 by Karyn and Rowan Samuel, The Samuel Team at John R. Wood Properties. For more information or to arrange a private showing, call 537-3732, email ksamuel@ johnrwood.com or visit www.lovingnaples.com. SEE TRIO, B14 COURTESY PHOTOS
WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 B13 firstname.lastname@example.org INTEGRITY EXPERTISE RESULTS Downing-Frye Realty TRUST THE SALE OF YOUR PROPERTY TO DEPENDABLE, EXPERIENCED LEADERS239.253.8001 3 bedrooms/3 baths, 2,677 sq. ft., $1,339,000 445 Dockside Drive #1003 3 bedrooms+den/3.5 baths, 2,862 sq. ft., $1,448,000 445 Dockside Drive #604 3 bedrooms/3 baths, 2,677 sq. ft., $1,169,000 425 Dockside Drive #902 3 bedrooms+den/3.5 baths, 3,096 sq. ft., $1,299,000 425 Dockside Drive #305 3 bedrooms/3 baths, 3,096 sq. ft., $1,149,000 425 Dockside Drive #204 2 bedrooms+den/2 baths, 2,351 sq. ft. ,$595,000 14670 Meravi Drive 3 bedrooms+den/3.5 baths, 2,862 sq. ft., $1,579,900 445 Dockside Drive #701 3 bedrooms+den/3.5 baths, 2,862 sq. ft., $1,249,000 435 Dockside Drive #404 3 bedrooms/3 baths, 2,677 sq. ft. ,$1,089,000 425 Dockside Drive #702 3 bedrooms+den/3.5 baths, 2,862 sq. ft., $1,089,000 425 Dockside Drive #206 3 bedrooms/3 baths, 2,677 sq. ft., $959,000 425 Dockside Drive #202 2 bedrooms+den/2 baths, 1,916 sq. ft., $334,900 12139 Toscana Way #101 NEW LISTING! PRICE REDUCTION! PRICE REDUCTION! PRICE REDUCTION! MOTIVATED SELLER!Tour 16 models with interiors by Clive Daniel HomeThe 2017 Clive Daniel Home Designer Model Home Tour showcases 16 models and custom homes from Quail West and Mercato in North Naples to Grey Oaks and Olde Naples. The tour is set from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25. This can be a fun day to take a self-guided tour, pile all your friends in the car and have refreshments at the end, while enjoying an inside peek into all the beautiful homes, says Kris Kolar, vice president of interior design at CDH. The Normandy model by Stock Development is at 4214 Cortland Way in Quail West. The Residences at Mercato by Lutgert Companies will showcase Le Rivage at 9149 Mercato Way, Le Jardin at 9145 Mercato Way and Azure II at 9214 Mercato Way. The Gordonia custom home by RB Betielungen is at 698 Gordonia Road in Pine Ridge Estates. In Park Shore, the Bel Air custom home at 4141 Bel Air was built by Berson Development. The Fountainhead model by Stock Development is at 3750 Fountainhead Lane. Continuing on the tour are two custom homes in the Moorings/Park Shore: the Crayton by Encore Development at 2025 Crayton Road and the Windward by Windward Investment Partners at 2550 Windward Way. Another custom home on the tour is at 1234 Gordon River Trail; by GES Construction, it is being presented in the Estuary at Grey Oaks. Four homes in Olde Naples are on the tour this year: the Palm Circle by Ridge Lake Investments at 590 Palm Circle E., Encore Developments homes at 489 First Ave. S. and 434 Third Ave., and Beacon Developments home at 1021 Sixth St. S. Rounding out the tour are the St. Andrews model by Stock Development at 8038 Signature Club Circle at Lely Resort and the Granada by Ashton Woods at 3190 Cotuit Lane in Fiddlers Creek. A tour passport listing all of the residences can be picked up at the CDH showroom or can be downloaded at www.clivedaniel.com. Once the passport is stamped at each home on the tour, it can be dropped off at the CDH showroom and will be included in a drawing Feb. 5 for a $500 CDH gift card. For each home stamped, CDH will make a donation to the Pan Florida Challenge to help feed hungry children. www.FloridaWeekly.comwww.facebook.com/ NaplesFloridaWeeklyTHERES A LOT TO LIKE
B14 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Sue@SueMyhelic.com SueMyhelic.com Kings Lake $439,0003BR, 2BA pool home with quartz countertops and S.S. appliances, new A/C & hot water heater. Short drive to beaches. Riverstone $824,9003BR, 3.5BA plus den, 2/1C garage, with upgrades galore! $30,000 credit at closing for pool installation. Gorgeous! Vanderbilt Beach $1,125,000Build your own home on this fabulous 80x120x80x120 lot. Preferred South exposure directly on the canal. ENJOY LIFE IN VANDERBILT BEACH! TAKE A DIP & SWIM! FABULOUS LOCATION! 3520 Village Walk Circle, #101 | Naples, FL 34109 | 239.596.2520 Serving North Naples and the Surrounding Area BRIAN CAREY | 239.370.8687KAREN CAREY | 239.216.8826 NaplesHomeMatch.comJOANNE CIESIELSKI 239.287.6732 Jciesielski@ipre.com VILLAGE WALK OF NAPLES VOTED 2016 COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION OF THE YEAR! VISIT US EVERY SUNDAY | 1PM-4PM OPEN HOUSES AND PERSONAL TOURSVILLAGE WALK TOWN CENTER is the focus of the communitys unique lifestylea lifestyle people dream aboutmeet friends for a swim, a workout or a set of tennis. Then, grab lunch or dinner at the on-site restaurant. Relax to soothing sounds of fountains or take a stroll around the many lakes and footbridges. PRISTINE 3BR/2BA lakeview Regent villa home. You will be glad you chose this carefully-maintained home boasting a freshly painted neutral interior, updated kitchen appliances, tile throughout, builtin office with double sleeper, newer hot water heater, large screened lanai, with lake views, that offers the perfect outdoor space for entertaining, hurricane protection for peace of mind and more! Priced at $355,000. 4194 LOS ALTOS COURT NEW LISTING! Popular 2BR/2BA Capri villa with 2-car attached garage. This villa lives like a singlefamily home and is perfect for a full-time residence or the seasonal snow bird. Enjoy the evening sunsets from the west-facing spacious lanai that offers a private pool and lake views. Island Walk is an award-wining community and is located in desirable North Naples with unbeatable amenities, and LOW association fees. $322,000. ISLAND WALK 3005 FUTUNA LANE TRIOFrom page 12 ing year-round residence who wants to take their time making a final selection. Guests will be able to stay for up to 30 days at a time and will have access to the Sea Club and all its benefits. Trios Sea Club, atop the parking structure footsteps away from the condominiums, will have personal concierge services, a saltwater pool, two spas and poolside cabanas with bottle service. The amenity deck will also include a clubroom for private events, a restaurant and a fitness center. For more information, visit www.trioofnaples.com.
If youve never set foot on Useppa Island, you are in for a treat! Occupied over the years by Calusa Indians, pirates, Spanish explorers and Cuban fisherman, Useppa Island is also the former home of Florida land tycoon, Barron Collier. Todays unique private enclave offers not only a fascinating historical past, but also peaceful surroundings, an escape from the rat-race with many ways to unwind and a host of activities to pursue. Staying active is easy! Transportation is by golf cart, bicycle and feet. Well-maintained tennis and bocce courts, croquet lawns, and a lovely private community pool, resting high on a ridge overlooking Pine Island Sound. There is also a small but well-equipped gym. Yoga classes and tennis lessons can be scheduled. Pick-up games of bocce ball, tennis, croquet and volleyball can be called within a moments notice for all ages. Then, theres fishing; off the dock, in the flats or offshore. If you hook-up, its a real charge. Heart rateUP! Walking and swimming are great cardio for any age or fitness level. The historic Pink Path runs the length of the island and is perfect for a leisure (or power) walk, jog or run. Youll see your share of nature along the way-our Great Horned Owl family, Osprey, Ibis, Bald Eagles, ancient Live Oak, Banyan and Gumbo Limbo trees. Plus, theres a lush variety of native tropical flowering plants offering stimulation for your visual and physical senses. Kayaking and Paddle Boarding in the pristine bay waters surrounding Useppa is an exhilarating adventure. Maneuvering through the water is not only great fun, but improves cardiovascular fitness and muscle strength. If you are lucky, a manatee, sea turtle or dolphin may just join you. Now, that will accelerate your breathing. Useppa is so unique and beautiful, you will be driven to find all of her secrets. Dont forget to search for Useppas Grotto. Some say its haunted. Make youre escape to Useppa Island. Paradise Without A Passport!Fun, Fitness and Fresh AirBrian and Mary McColgan, Realtors with Keller Williams Luxury Homes International, Resort & Second Home Property Specialists 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 MOON LAKE1022 JARDIN DRIVE | $339,000 island kitchen, plantation shutters and much more. Brandon Chicoine | 520.548.9745 FOREST GLEN3950 LOBLOLLY BAY DRIVE #102 | $184,900 with bundled golf. Paul Miraglia | 239.877.1549 SOLANA OAKS1219 SOLANA ROAD #18 | $195,000 Suzanne McGuire | 239.287.5573 OZLYN GARDEN VILLAS2854 ARBUTUS STREET #E1 | $170,000Location, location, location. Waterfront unit with a boat dock and direct access to the Gulf with no bridges. Remodeled top-to-bottom with the best of everything including $10,000 in hurricane windows installed this year.Dave Truman | 239.293.8448 WEBER WOODS3838 7TH AVENUE SW | $699,900Best buy! Stunning, completely renovated main house, guest house and studio; beautifully done. The main house has a double-door entry that leads you through th e foyer into an oversized living room that looks out to the pool and lanai. Gorgeous new kitchen with granite counters and smoked glass backsplash.Susan Heller | 239.280.0939 WATERWAYS OF NAPLES701 GRAND RAPIDS BOULEVARD | $346,900 shower, custom walk-in closet, crown moulding throughout, granite kitchen countertops, new A/C system and hurricane shutters. Community amenities include tennis/pickleball, tiki hut with grills and more.Mary Horesco | 239.293.9434
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KRISTIN STROH firstname.lastname@example.org kristinstroh.premiersothebysrealty.comSothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each office is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity. YOUR NAPLES REAL ESTATE SOURCE Kristin Stroh premiersothebysrealty.com Lely Country Club, 127 Muireld Circle | $649,000Beautifully updated three-bedroom-plus-den, two-bath pool home with over 2,700 square feet of living space and magnicent views of the Royal Palm Golf Course out your front and rear windows. Ole at Lely Resort, 9103 Capistrano Street S. #7705 | $280,000Own a piece of paradise with this updated rst-oor, two-bedroom, two-bath condominium with attached one-car garage. Ole at Lely Resort oers world class amenities which include tness center, resort-style pool, pub, movie theater and ice cream parlor. Lely Villas II, 4805 Hawaii Boulevard | $209,000Great value! This home boasts two bedrooms, two baths plus bonus room with over 1,300 square feet of living space plus two-car garage, large screened lanai and a great open oor plan just 5 miles to the Naples beaches. Wonderful non-gated community with low HOAs. Lely Villas II, 27 Maui Circle | $254,900Updated two-bedroom, two-bath home with 1,300 square feet of living space, and a one-car garage. 5 miles to the Naples beaches and the dining and shops on 5th Avenue South and 3rd Street South Wonderful dog-friendly community with low HOAs. Richard DrosteSales Associate239.email@example.comJacki Strategos, P.A. Sales Associate, GRI, CREN firstname.lastname@example.org premiersothebysrealty.comSothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. NEW LISTING! Dela Park #204 $585,000 Desired South end unit with breathtaking views. Spacious 2BR; well-designed oor plan. Short distance to beach. Front-to-back unit design SUPER ISLAND LOCATION!Seawatch #104 $335,000 Adorable, rst-oor unit. Excellent condition; turnkey furnished. This unit is one of a few that oers two lanais. Nice views of pool and landscaped area. HOMESITE AT ITS BEST!1310 Andalusia Terrace $199,000 Oversized, corner lot located beside beautifully landscaped park. Sewer paid, cleared and ready to build. Located near library and Historical Society. NEW LISTING! Dela Park #503 $875,000 Unparalleled views of the Gulf of Mexico. Beautifully updated 3BR/3BA+den. Large rooms and plenty of light from all the windows and sliders. 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! (239) 728-5481 $185,00039 ACRE LOT IN GERBER GROVE LABELLE 39 acre lot located in Gerber Grove. The parcel has been mostly cleared and is suitable for groves, crops or pasture. Irrigation canal adjacent. RIVERFRONT HOME SITES One acre and up 20 elevation. Fresh deep water. Gated community docks welcome. $299,000COUNTRY LIVING ON 5 ACRES ALVA 2125 SF, 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom, house all with new granite counters, cabinets, easy-close doors, stainless appliances, tile oors, chair rail, double bathroom sinks, pendant lights, and metal roof. The 5-acre land is perimeter fenced, landscaped and has a pond. There is also an oversized tack shed and barn with stalls to welcome all you horse lovers. $312,000LUXURY LIVING AT LAKESIDE NAPLES 1595 SF, 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, single-family house located at the prestigious Lakeside. Wine cooler, Granite counters, tile & bamboo oors, crown molding, walk-in/tiled shower, whirlpool tub, and 280 SF covered/screened Lanai overlooking a private backyard. Lakeside is a gated community with; 40-acre boating lake 2 swimming pools, tennis & basketball courts, clubhouse, shuf eboard, etc. $139,000 and up SALE PENDING! SELLER FINANCING AVAILABLE CALOOSA PRESERVE RIVERFRONT LOTS$80,000 & UP ALVA Buy 2 riverfront parcels for only $149,000 or just one riverfront lot; 1.24 or 1.65 both are ready for your dream home and located in the beautiful Caloosa Preserve, gated community in Alva. The seas are at your beck and call, cruise or sail from your personal dock west to the Gulf of Mexico, or east to the Atlantic. All offers submitted.
B18 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 41 41 41Bonita Springs Bonita SpringsImmokalee RoadLivingston RoadBonita Beach Road3 Oaks PkwyCoconut RdOld U.S. 41Old U.S. 41Pine Ridge Road Golden Gate Pkwy. Davis BlvdCollier Blvd Collier Blvd Airport Pullimg RdGulf Shore Blvd.Park Shore Dr. Rattlesnake Hammock Road Goodlette Frank RoadVanderbilt Beach Road Radio Road Open Houses are Sunday 1-4, unless otherwise marked>$200,000 >$300,000 >$400,000 >$500,000 >$600,000 >$700,000 >$800,000 >$900,000 >$1,000,000 >$2,000,000 >$3,000,000 >$4,000,000 2 4 3 5 15 6 10 16 17 13 14 11 7 19 8 9 12 18 1 20 22 23 25 28 24 27 26 29 30 31 32 33 34 21 35 36*For illustration purposes only.NaplesMarco Island 39 38 37 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47
6609 Ridgewood Drive Jane Darling 239.290.3112 Web ID 217003042 $2,795,000 356 Cromwell CourtLeah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433Web ID 216073701 $5,395,000 Montenero #803 Joann Sohn 239.450.2791 Web ID 216076242 $2,895,000 7012 Rue De Marquis Jane Darling 239.290.3112 Web ID 216058682 $1,875,000 804 Tallow Tree Court Jon Feins 239.687.9546 Web ID 216056451 $1,630,000 Pointe #8-802 Cathy Owen 239.269.3118 Web ID 217001259 $1,475,000 Remington #904Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463Web ID 216071072 $5,295,000 Marbella #1703Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463Web ID 216066085 $2,350,000 804 Slashpine Court Ellen Eggland 239.571.7192 Web ID 217003208 $1,360,000 Claridge #14A Joann Sohn 239.450.2791 Web ID 217002899 $1,799,000 St. Laurent #1005 Heidi Deen 239.370.5388 Web ID 216073216 $1,597,000 Brighton #1104 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID SHUT102016IHE $5,250,000 Marbella #1602 Pat Duggan 239.213.7445 Web ID 216054752 $2,000,000 LAmbiance #201 Ellen Eggland 239.571.7192 Web ID 216074723 $1,090,000 Cannes #4-201 Jane Darling 239.290.3112 Web ID 216065315 $1,795,000 St. Raphael #503 Craig Jones 239.825.6857 Web ID 216028148 $1,475,000 Remington #1104 Catherine Bordner 239.560.2921 Web ID 216058185 $5,995,000 Windsor #302 Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216067665 $7,975,000 367 Colony DriveGilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463Web ID 216061367 $4,995,000 688 Annemore Lane Susan Barton 239.860.1412 Web ID 216060221 $1,995,000 Dorchester #906 Werner Schroeder 239.776.8956 Web ID 216044938 $999,000 8121 Via VecchiaBarbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973Web ID 216073048 $5,995,000 Cap Ferrat PH 25Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463Web ID 216065832 $6,645,000 Marbella #2101 & #2102Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463Web ID 217000254 $4,695,000 St. Laurent #2104Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463Web ID 216071897 $1,899,000 811 Sand Pointe Drive Patrick OConnor 239.293.9411 Web ID 216073231 $995,000 Remington #702Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973Web ID 216072095 $5,550,000 Remington #2004Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.261.6200Web ID 217003473 $6,495,000 Mystique #303 Urness/Tarkenton 239.598.9900 Web ID 216028811 $3,400,000 6577 Ridgewood Drive Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216055166 $1,895,000 St. Kitts #404 Jeannie McGearty 239.248.4333 Web ID 216070261 $945,000 Remington #204Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.261.6200Web ID 217003493 $5,495,000 Mystique #701 Urness/Tarkenton 239.598.9900 Web ID 216016741 $6,000,000 Biltmore PH 2202Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463Web ID 216067209 $9,995,000 BAY COLONY SHORES PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY BAY COLONY PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY BAY COLONY PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY BAY COLONY BAY COLONY BAY COLONY SHORES PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY BAY COLONY PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY BAY COLONY BAY COLONY PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY BAY COLONY PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY BAY COLONY PELICAN BAY & BAY COLONY YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH The market leader in Pelican Bay and Bay Colony for over 50 years.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 sale or purchase of the properties depicted.MORE THAN 20,000 ASSOCIATES AND 850 OFFICES WORLDWIDE 65 COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES GLOBALLY | 37 PREMIER SOTHEBYS INTERNATIONAL REALTY LOCATIONSFIFTH AVENUE | 239.434.8770 CENTRAL NAPLES | 239.659.0099 MERCATO SALES CENTER | 239.594.9400 BONITA SPRINGS | 239.948.4000 MARCO ISLAND | 239.642.2222 VANDERBILT | 239.594.9494 THE VILLAGE | 239.261.6161 SANIBEL | 239.472.2735 CAPTIVA | 239.395.5847 GREY OAKS ESTUARY | 239.261.3148BROAD AVENUE | 239.434.2424 MYSTIQUE AT PELICAN BAY | 239.598.9900premiersothebysrealty.com
PARK SHORE $2,595,000 3971 Gulf Shore Blvd N #503 Panoramic Gulf and sunset views accent this spacious and open oor plan with 9 ft. ceilings, ample storage, 2 under-building garage spaces and hurricane shutters. 3+Den/3 (C11998) Dustin J. Beard, 239.289.2650 PARK SHORE $1,780,000 4400 Gulf Shore Blvd N #404 Distinctive and luxurious, gated, island property with expansive balconies and 3 separate exposures providing access to picturesque bay views and serene Gulf breezes. 2+Den/2 (C12361) Dustin J. Beard, 239.289.2650 PARK SHORE $1,750,000 4251 Gulf Shore Blvd N #16B Completely remastered beachfront condo o ers exquisite detail and craftsmanship. Gulf and bay views. Full hurricane protection, plus two large open balconies. 3/3 (C13056) Dustin J. Beard, 239.289.2650 PELICAN LANDING $1,750,000 25011 Pennyroyal Dr Unparalleled lake and golf views. Well maintained. New addition. Numerous updates. New roof, A/C, impact rated doors and window, kitchen, ooring and more. 6 or More/5+2half (H11325) Teresa Rucker, 239.281.2376 PALMIRA GOLF & CC $1,250,000 14520 Lieto Ln Former Harbourside Custom Homes model, Mediterranean design, furnished, professionally decorated, wet bar, simply gorgeous, outdoor kitchen and tropical pool/spa. 3+Den/4 (H11104) Cathi Bruce, 239.776.1880 PELICAN ISLE $1,150,000 435 Dockside Dr #A-304 Wonderful condo with water views throughout in a one-of-akind boating community. Gourmet kitchen with stainless and granite, electric shutters. JimScartz.com. 3+Den/3.5 (C12690) Jim Scartz, 239.877.9726 MOORINGS $749,000 3399 Gulf Shore Blvd N #207 Situated directly on the sand of the Gulf, this 1,400 sq. ft. plus condo is illuminated with sunshine and warmth and located in the heart of the Moorings. 2/2 (C12256) Dustin J. Beard, 239.289.2650 IMPERIAL GOLF ESTATES $659,000 2120 Imperial Cir Meticulously maintained pool home located in highly sought after community with over 3,000 sq. ft. under air and an oversized three-car garage. 4+Den/3 (H11221) Dustin J. Beard, 239.289.2650 PELICAN BAY $639,000 6131 Pelican Bay Blvd #I-3 Own this Naples completely updated rst oor condo directly next to tennis courts and beach access. Club amenities included with purchase! 2+Den/2 (C12586) Diana McCoy, 239.404.0793 VALENCIA AT PELICAN BAY $619,000 6555 Valen Way #G-203 Peaceful lake views from this 2nd oor unit. Kitchen and baths beautifully renovated. Split bedroom oor plan. Walk or bike to beach and trams. JimScartz.com. 2/2 (C12469) Jim Scartz, 239.877.9726 PALM RIVER $560,000 146 Westwood Dr Bells and whistles galore! Beautifully remodeled kitchen boasting quartz counters. Remodeled baths. Great schools, close to the beach and conveniences. 3/2 (H11343) Jerry DiGiacomo, Jr., 239.961.7000 PALMIRA GOLF & CC $559,888 14651 Speranza Way Spacious great room design. Lake and golf views. Golf membership available. New carpet and wood ooring, pool equipment, paint, storm shutters in 2015. 3/2 (H10925) Teresa Rucker, 239.281.2376 HAWTHORNE $539,999 10368 Yorkstone Dr Beautiful estate pool/spa home features custom upgrades and volume ceilings throughout in mangated community minutes to beaches, shopping and dining. 3+Den/2.5 (H11500) Christy Ruschel, 239.450.4977 WEST BAY CLUB $535,000 4761 West Bay Blvd #304 O ered furnished. Serene lake and golf course views. Like new condo! Gulf and river access, beach club, tennis, tness and pools included. 3/3 (C12954) Diana Coyle, 239.220.4534 SATURNIA LAKES $479,900 2123 Isla De Palma Cir Spacious 2-story with granite, stainless appliances, hardwood oors and built-ins. Screened-in pool. 3-car garage. Resortstyle amenities. JimScartz.com. 5/3 (H11015) Jim Scartz, 239.877.9726 BONITA ISLES $446,850 9065 Isla Bella Cir Fabulously popular open concept Genova oor plan with sleek modern lines further emphasized with oversized tile oors throughout spacious 2,076 sq. ft. home. 2+Den/2.5 (H11131) Chris Blondin, 239.877.3497 NAPLES PARK $439,500 607 102nd Ave N Just a few minutes from Naples world-famous beaches. New A/C, renovated bathrooms, updates to kitchen, professional landscaping, security cameras, much more. 3/2 (H11398) Jessica Bibbee, 239.272.6810 PELICAN BAY $429,000 784 Willowbrook Dr #605 Big dogs Ok! Sunny lanai-private, tree-top views. Newer appliances, plantation shutters, more. Large rooms, ample closets. Lush grounds, fabulous pool-an oasis! 2/2 (C12783) Rose Mary Everett, 239.272.7790, Jessica Bibbee, 239.272.6810 WORTHINGTON $419,900 13230 Bridgeford Ave Huge 1710 sq. ft. lanai plus heated pool and spa. Outstanding southern lake and course views! Updated open kitchen-family room, granite and SS appliances. 2-car garage. 3/2 (H11026) Sharon Hammond-Turnblad, 239.851.6918 BONITA SPRINGS GOLF & CC $395,000 24896 Carnoustie Ct Great location! Quiet neighborhood with low fees. Near shopping, dining and Gulf beaches. is updated pool home is a fantastic value! 3+Den/2 (H11150) Kevin Smith, 239.641.2942 PELICAN LANDING $385,000 25001 Cypress Hollow Ct #202 Beautifully appointed and completely updated coach home. Privacy abounds overlooking landscaping and preserve. Move-in ready, dont miss this one! 3/2 (C12715) Kevin Smith, 239.641.2942 VINEYARDS $379,000 821 Vistana Cir Exceptionally well-maintained home with southern exposure, near pool. Double garage. Interior features stone-look tile, private lanai, ample closet space. 3+Den/2.5 (V2408) Barbara Salinas, 239.449.2733 MARSH LANDING $375,000 22825 Forest Ridge Dr Great home, great location! Charming home, beautifully landscaped, very private. Pool/lanai overlook pond with southern sun exposure. Dont miss this one! 3/2 (H11381) Kevin Smith, 239.641.2942 AVE MARIA $359,999 5351 Ferrari Ave You will luv this custom pool home (Almanor FP). is lovely home has all the bells and whistles. Request custom feature sheet for complete list. 3/2.5 (H11051) Christy Ruschel, 239.450.4977 MADISON PARK $357,900 7951 Princeton Dr Beautifully appointed home with lake view. Upgraded cabinets, granite counter, tile on diagonal, crown molding, formal dining room. JimScartz.com. 3+Den/3 (H10757) Jim Scartz, 239.877.9726 VILLAGE WALK OF BONITA $339,000 15401 Orlanda Dr Impeccably maintained pool home. Bright and open, high ceilings, 2-car garage, SW exposure with lake view. Low fees including yard. Desirable location. 2+Den/2 (V2300) Teresa Flack, 239.822.7979 HAWTHORNE $319,999 26351 Stonewall Ln Beautiful home in highly sought-after Hawthorne community features open, over-sized eat-in kitchen. Dining and family room. Private views. Plantation shutters. 3/2 (H11322) Christy Ruschel, 239.450.4977 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES $315,000 19.4-acre lot located o Immokalee Road abutting 2 golf courses and southern exposure. Fast developing area with nearby stores and restaurants. JimScartz.com. (L1826) Jim Scartz, 239.877.9726 VANDERBILT LAKES $309,000 28781 Carmel Way Close to beach! Lovely detached villa, private outdoor courtyard near community pool in gated neighborhood. Excellent oor plan, thoughtful updates, single garage. 3/2.5 (H10116) Barbara Salinas, 239.449.2733 SHADOW WOOD/THE BROOKS $300,000 9201 Palmetto Ridge Dr #101 Dont miss this one! Prime corner end coach home, southern sun exposure with peaceful and relaxing water/ golf views. Nicely nished/well maintained by original owner. 2+Den/2 (C12421) Kevin Smith, 239.641.2942 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES $249,999 2765 35th St NE Lovely home on over 1 acre, minutes to new GGE Publix. New refrigerator, stove, carpet, garage door opener, interior paint and A/C 1 year make this a great opportunity. 3/2 (H11446) Christy Ruschel, 239.450.4977 CAPE CORAL $249,900 4201 2nd Ave Live the dream in beautifully updated and completely renovated SE Cape home which includes lush landscaping, a fenced yard, and resort-style saltwater pool. 3/2 (H11463) Chris Blondin, 239.877.3497 STRATFORD PLACE $240,000 775 Hampton Cir #133 is spacious town home features lake view, screened lanai, tile throughout, walk-in closets and so much more. Two miles to shopping and 5 minutes to the beach. 3/2.5 (C12894) Diana Fricke, 239.571.1435 BEACH & TENNIS CLUB $23 5,000 5700 Bonita Beach Rd #3803 Great location! Peaceful views! Fantastic amenities! is 8th oor unit o ers bay and partial Gulf views! Walk across the street and you are at the beach! 1/1 (C12569) Bethany Meyer, 239.919.4189 THE VINES $229,000 8381 Grand Palm Dr #1 Stunningly fresh coach home with fairway view. Newer kitchen cabinetry and stainless appliances, newer tile in the common area. End unit with wrap-around lanai. 2+Den/2 (C12593) Cathi Bruce, 239.776.1880 FIND THE HOME OF YOUR DREAMS.Search All of Naples, Florida and Surrounding Areas Listings atJOHNRWOOD.COM OPEN HOUSE 1-4 OPEN HOUSE 1-4 OPEN HOUSE 1-4 OPEN HOUSE 1-4 This Weeks Featured ListingsOPEN HOUSES ARE SUNDAY, JANUARY 22, 2017 OPEN HOUSE 1-4 OPEN HOUSE 1-4 OPEN HOUSE 1-4 OPEN HOUSE 1-4 OPEN HOUSE 1-4 OPEN HOUSE 1-4
StoryCorps makes it easy to record yours for posterity BY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ oridaweekly.comThink of it as a kitchen table thats traveled all over the country, or a moveable campfire. The Airstream trailer tucked in the corner of the downtown Fort Myers Regional Library parking lot has been the site of thousands of conversations touching, funny, sad, profound.Everyone has a story to tell VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLYStacey Todd is the site manager for the StoryCorps tour. Its in Fort Myers through Feb. 3.SEE STORY, C4 SEE ART FEST, C20 INSIDEARTS & ENTERTAINMENTNAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 | 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 All dolled upIts show season for doll clubs across the Sunshine State. C16 Diva on detourStar soprano Patricia Racette set to hit the high notes for Gulfshore Opera.C5 Art Fest Naples turns Shellbirds by Marcus C. Thomas Skiing accident leads avid outdoorsman to an artistic career BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.comShopping for art can be overwhelming buyers are often faced with bold and jarring pieces competing with inscrutably spare ones, both types daring people to make sense of them before slapping them on a wall. The beauty of nature, however, speaks for itself Using a mouth stick, Marcus Thomas applies layers of paint to create highly detailed and realistic scenes and subjects.A must-seeFilm critic Dan Hudak finds th Century Women an engaging drama for all ages. C15
C2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 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., 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, MSTanya Ames, PA-CTanya Buck, PA-CFaye L. Armstrong, MSN, ANP-BCDERMATOLOGY WITHOUT THE WAIT! www.RiverchaseDermatology.com Same Week Appointments Available philJASONphiljreviews@gmail.com FLORIDA WRITERSAn interstellar relationship that is at once eerie, humorous and romantic Mel-Khyor: An Interstellar Affair by Malcom J. Brenner. Eyes Open Media. 220 pages. Trade paperback, $14.95.This new novel by Punta Gorda resident Malcom J. Brenner is largely entertaining, though at times a bit confusing. Mainly, it follows stretches in the life of Susie Louise McGonagle, a teacher whose life is for the most part drab and dispiriting. Her first husband, Mitch, is a real loser who doesnt treat her well at all, eventually bringing another woman into the household as a kind of charity case that he takes pity on. But charity is not his real motive. Susie carries around a lot of anger and almost no self-esteem. Shes an easy mark for an abuser, and one like Mitch can sense her vulnerability. Their relationship with Mitch launches one of the novels several timelines, the earliest one. Susie needs a miracle to make her life worthwhile. Though she has children, she does not seem to be in love with mothering. Soon after readers come to understand Susies despair, they find her experiencing the strangest of occurrences: the visit of an egg-shaped space vehicle, black and glittery, that has been damaged and cannot get on its way home. Mel-Khyor, an elongated humanoid type with pointy ears, engages with Susie, easily breaking through the expected language barrier and asking for her help. Somehow, he senses that she has exactly the powers that are needed to repair the craft, aided by the great powers of the Ship itself. Mr. Brenner creates an interstellar relationship that is at once eerie, intellectually stimulating, humorous and romantic. His eye for real and imagined detail draws us into his largely improbable scenes. Susies very ordinariness is the hook. Its easy to believe in her; thus, its easy to believe in her experience with Mel-Khyor, including their sexual experience. Who would believe in Gullivers Travels if Jonathan Swift didnt first get us to believe in Gulliver? The fact that much of what Susie experiences becomes lost to memory allows for the possibility that she has been dreaming or is under a spell of some kind. But all of it is not lost. Later in her life, after having chosen to continue on earth rather than join Mel-Khyor in his far-away home, she is perplexed by bits and pieces of what comes back to her. So is her second husband, Toby, who uses his journalistic skills to attempt a verification of Susies unusual fragments of memory. Mr. Brenners treatment of Tobys quest is one of the books most successful sub-stories. The author covers a lot of earth-time, populating his story with a large cast of characters, not all of who are central to the Susie narrative. He allows us to enter the what-if mindset regarding alien landings that are part of American lore, especially in the western states where this novels action takes place. Large government installations, ominous power plants, forested areas that seem to cloak important secrets, strange doings on Indian reservations and off-beat religious communities (Wicca) are part of the atmospheric brew that Mr. Brenner serves. The books four alternating timelines develop segments or perspectives running from 1978 to 2004. For the most part, Mr. Brenners transitions from one timeline to another work smoothly. However, on several occasions I found myself disoriented by the handling of this technique. I had to page back to where the reintroduced timeline had been set aside, and even after doing that it was difficult to push forward and re-enter that plot stream. Mel-Khyor provides an interesting mixture of moods and offers an astute engagement with issues of culture, class and our capacity for dealing with difference. Mr. Brenner has fun with his premise by not taking it too seriously. This stance allows the reader to share the fun.About the authorMalcolm J. Brenner is the author of Wet Goddess: Recollections of a Dolphin Lover and Growing Up in the Orgone Box. His professional background is in journalism and investigative reporting, and he has written for the magazine Future Life as well as for magazines and newspapers in Southwest Florida and New Mexico. 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. BRENNER d g o f d nr y g d s e e r eToby squestisoneof t i (W b de ni pa t i m e v d i s n i q r ei a n d p u s m i x e n g a n d e n c b y a ll o A b M W L o v Box
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 C3 Swamp Buggy Races return to compete for the Budweiser Cup Championship. The Winter Classic is prime for great racing action as the drivers push their machines to the limit for the Mile-O-Mud.January 28th & 29th Winter Classic FLORIDA SPORTS PARK 239.774-27018520 Rattlesnake Hammock Road Naples, FL 34114www.swampbuggy.com 10 % OFFADULT Race Day Ticket with this coupon!Can not be combined with any other offers. One coupon per person. (2016-2017 season) Step Up In at AGOSTINOS Call Today! 239.594.303711985 Tamiami Trail NorthNaples, FLOPEN MONDAY-SATURDAY 10-5, SUNDAY 11-4Visit our new website at agostinos.com Also visit: interiorsbyagostinos.comVisit Our ShowroomFINE FURNITURE. ART GALLERY. DESIGN STUDIO. ACCESSORIES & BOTANICALS LIGHTING FURNITURE UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE MIRRORS & WALL ART Complimentary Interior Design We provide our clients with a personal and intimate design experience. Marco museum poised to debut Pioneer Era permanent exhibitThe Marco Island Historical Society invites the public to the grand opening of The Pioneer Era: A Tale of Two Villages, from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, at the Marco Island Historical Museum. The interactive permanent exhibit goes high-tech to engage visitors in a decidedly low-tech period in Marco Islands history, says Austin Bell, the museums curator of collections. The Pioneer Era gallery bridges the gap between the museums Paradise Found exhibit about the Calusa and its Modern Marco Island display, chronicling the evolution of the pioneer villages at Marco and Caxambas during the late 1800s and early 1900s. The most prominent feature is a Florida cracker cabin where visitors can sit and view films about Marco history. Visitors also enjoy a glimpse of island live during the early 1900s through the eyes of a 14-year-old girl. Saloma Olds, one of three daughters of early Marco settlers Drs. Louis and Mary Olds, began writing a diary in 1913 and recorded her familys story in great and charming detail. For the opening reception, MIHS historical re-enactors will wander the museum, bringing Marcos early pioneers to life. Admission is free, and all are welcome. The Pioneer Era was developed in collaboration with Collier County Museums and MIHS. Creative Arts Unlimited produced the exhibit renderings and served as the design and fabrication team. Creative Arts also produced the museums Paradise Found and Modern Marco Island exhibits. The Marco Island Historical Museum at 180 S. Heathwood Drive is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Admission is free, although donations are always welcome. For more information, call 642-1440 or visit www.colliermuseums.com.
C4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYIts a very intimate space, its our sacred space, Stacey Todd says about the StoryCorps recording studio on wheels that goes around the country collecting and preserving conversations. Snippets of these conversations can be heard on NPRs Morning Edition as well as at www.storycorps.org. Ms. Todd, 34, is the site manager for the StoryCorps mobile tour. Her business card reads: Our mission is to provide people of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share and preserve the stories of our lives. On last years tour, 1,403 stories were recorded. The mobile studio visits 10 cities a year, recording in each place for four or five weeks. It arrived in Fort Myers Jan. 5 and will be here through Feb. 3, hosted by WGCU Public Media in partnership with the downtown library. Even though its called StoryCorps, the recordings made there are more conversations between two people than they are polished presentations. Its not a traditional oral history model or a formal interview by any means, Ms. Todd explains. Its meant to be an uninterrupted conversation between you and someone you care about, or would like to learn more about. I tell people its an opportunity to sit down and ask questions you maybe wouldnt ever have thought to ask, an opportunity to get to know somebody in a different way, or in a way you didnt know before. A facilitator is always in the room, as a silent witness to the conversation and also to ensure the equipment runs properly and to take notes as a summary of the conversation. Afterward, the participants decide if they want their conversation to be archived at the American Folklife Center, where anyone can go and listen to it. Its very seldom that people dont want their conversation to be archived, Ms. Todd says. They feel its leaving a mark and a legacy. We hope it empowers people, gives them the power to believe in their own voice. Putting a microphone in front of someone and asking them to talk about their lives tells them their story matters. And giving them the opportunity to archive it, to preserve it in this institution, goes one step further.Some historyDavid Isay founded StoryCorps in 2003 with the first listening booth in New Yorks Grand Central Terminal. (There are now listening booths in Atlanta, San Francisco and Chicago.) As a kid, he interviewed his grandparents and two great aunts after Thanksgiving dinner one year. It sparked his belief that everyone has a story, that that these stories must be collected. As Mr. Isay explained in his TED talk, Its kind of the anti-reality TV. Nobody comes to StoryCorps to get rich. Nobody comes to get famous. Its simply an act of generosity and love. So many of these are just everyday people talking about lives lived with kindness, courage, decency and dignity, and when you hear that kind of story, it can sometimes feel like youre walking on holy ground. The StoryCorps archive is the largest single collection of human voices ever gathered, he says. Every life, every single life, matters equally and infinitely, he believes. A year and a half ago, when Amy Tardif, station manager and news director at WGCU-FM, served as a panelist at a conference of the Native American Journalists Association in Washington, D.C., she was approached afterward by Jordan Bullard, who is in charge of presite investigations for StoryCorps. Ms. Tardif had spoken about the cultural ties between indigenous women of Central America and the Seminole indigenous women, and how she wished they could talk with each other. Mr. Bullard expressed interest in having the StoryCorps Airstream come to Fort Myers. Ms. Tardif is delighted to have the recording studio here this month. Its real people telling their real stories, she says. (Its refreshing) when youre used to hearing sound bites from politician and officials. This isnt necessarily news. These are the things that tug at your heart. Theyre the human tales in life. It could be happy, it could be sad. But it gets you. Its a lesson of some sort love, hate, memories. And we want to hear from real people. We all do, these days.An informed conversationThe soundproof recording space is cozy, almost like being in a womb. The lights are low, the outside world shut out completely. People sit face to face across a small, white table. You can talk about whatever you want, says Ms. Todd. We have no agenda You dont even have to know what youre going to talk about, though its good to have a rough idea. On its website, StoryCorps offers pages of suggested questions people might want to use: Who has been the most important person in your life? What was the happiest moment in your life? The saddest? What are you proudest of? How has your life been different from what youd imagined? What do you want to be remembered for? Its an informal conversation. Its not meant to be scripted, Ms. Todd says. Theres no way to do this wrong. When StoryCorps visited her hometown of Grand Rapids, Mich., Ms. Todd flew back there to interview her mother. She was surprised to discover something new about her mother from the very first question. She asked her: Whats your earliest memory? I always thought of my mother as a Goody Two-Shoes, someone who never got in trouble, she says. And without skipping a beat, my mother said, Lighting my brothers archery set on fire. We talked about things wed probably talked about before, and the conversation went on in that manner, she says. But I have a new appreciation for her personality and who she is.Time is shortAlthough 40 minutes might sound like a lot of time to be recorded talking, most people remark on how quickly it goes by, Ms. Todd says. It usually takes the first 10-15 minutes to get warmed up. At around 35 minutes, the real juicy stuff starts coming out, she says. When she facilitates a conversation, she tells the participants when they have 10 minutes left, five minutes left, one minute. When I give you a 10-minute warning, if theres something you really want to say or really want to ask, its still a good chunk of time, she says. Thats when to do it. Shes heard every kind of experience imaginable. Ive heard participants that will stay with me forever, she says. I learn something from every single person I sit in on. People always surprise me. You really cant make assumptions about anybody. People often get emotional, laughing or crying. Though it can be therapeutic, the StoryCorps experience isnt meant to be therapy, she says. But people often have very profound experiences, because a lot of times theyre talking to a loved one about things theyve never talked about before When people exit, there really is a glow about them. They shared something meaningful, hopefully. And while StoryCorps isnt traditional oral history, it pays tribute to the late oral historian Studs Terkel, known for interviewing everyday Americans about work, race and their experiences during The Great Depression and WWII. A small portrait of Studs hangs by the front door of the StoryCorps Airstream. Painted by Beverly Finster, daughter of outsider artist Howard Finster, the portrait reads: Dedicated to Studs Terkel. The master on whose shoulders we stand. His spirit illuminates our path. When Mr. Isay opened the first StoryCorps booth 13 years ago, Studs flew from Chicago to cut the ribbon. He was 91 at the time. Listening is an act of l ove, says Ms. Todd, echoing Mr. Isays belief. Being a good listener is really a skill, a hardearned skill. Especially in the world we live in now, it seems that everybodys shouting at each other and nobodys listening. We hope to turn up the listening a little bit. STORYFrom page 1VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLYIts meant to be an uninterrupted conversation, said Stacey Todd, site manager. Studs Terkel dedicated the first booth.The Airstream is soundproof and cozy. StoryCorps booksSelections from some StoryCorps interviews have been put into print. Five books have been published so far, the most recent of which includes excerpts from the rst 10,000 StoryCorps interviews. From the most recent date of publication, they are: Callings: The Purpose and Passion of WorkTies That Bind: Stories of Love and Gratitude from StoryCorpsAll There is: Love Stories From StoryCorpsMom: A Celebration of Mothers From StoryCorps Listening is An Act Of Love: A Celebration of American Life From the StoryCorps Project StoryCorps mobile tour>> When: Through Feb. 3 (closed Tuesdays and Thursdays) >> Where: In the parking lot at the Fort Myers Regional Library, 2450 First St. >> Cost: Free (but you must give a credit card number to reserve your spot) >> Info: www.storycorps.org >> Attend: The StoryCorps Listening Event takes place at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, at the Myra Janco Daniels Public Media Center on the campus at Florida Gulf Coast University. You can meet the StoryCorps staff, learn about StoryCorps and listen to StoryCorps interviews. Its free, but reservations are required. Call 590-2510 or go to www.wgcu.org/events. How to sign up Go to www.storycorps.org.Click on record at the top of the screen. Choose a time and date.Be sure to have the name of the person who will be interviewing you and their contact information. (If you dont have someone, a facilitator will be able to interview you. But obviously, they dont know you as well as a friend or loved one.)You will also have to leave your credit card number, though it will not be charged. This is to reserve your spot, though you may be charged a $50 fee if you dont show up or cancel within 48 hours of your appointment.Decide ahead of time what topics you might want to talk about: family, growing up, your marriage, your job, religion, your war experiences, loved ones youve lost. Forty minutes is generally not enough time to tell an entire life story.Show up 10-15 minutes ahead of your appointment time. A facilitator will talk you through the process and also sit in the recording booth with you to assure everything is working. Your conversation will be recorded for 40 minutes.Afterward, youll be given a CD of your conversation. Youll be able to sign a paper if you want your conversation to be archived at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. Youll also be asked if you would allow portions of your conversation to be played on NPR nationally and/or locally. You can accept or decline.
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February 1-10 (offer expires 2/10/17)Fuller Lips and Fuller Purse : Valentines OfferSchedule an appointment with Brandie Gostigian PA-C for $100 off Restylane and Juvederm injections for fuller lips and $50 off Volbella for smoothing around the lipssavings and sexy looks just in time for Valentines day!Wednesday, February 8 [ 2:00-4:00 PM ]Advances in Cosmetic Surgery & Non-Surgical Procedures Q &A SeminarMeet Dr. Kent V. Hasen, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and Brandie Gostigian PA-C for an in-depth Q&A seminar focused on the latest advances in surgical and non-surgical procedures for the face, breast and body procedures that offer a slimmer and more curvaceous you. Refreshments will be served. RSVP today! Lutronix Inni From Puccini to Cole Porter, soprano Patricia Racette sings it all at gala benefit for Gulfshore Opera BY RANDALL KENNETH JONESSpecial to Florida Weekly Not long into my conversation with opera superstar Patricia Racette, I realized my great fortune. Though the opera-loving public is keenly aware of her glorious singing voice, the internationally celebrated soprano was providing me a rare treat: the sound of her speaking voice and a glimpse inside the considerable heart that guides her selection of words. I had a front-row seat to the wisdom, artistry and humanity that have taken the Bedford, N.H., native to the Metropolitan Opera and beyond. Ms. Racette comes to Southwest Florida to perform for Gulfshore Opera at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, at First Presbyterian Church of Bonita Springs. For the first act of the program, shell share the stage with the companys professional artists in residence as she performs some of her signature Puccini arias; the second half of the program will be songs from her Diva on Detour album of works by Stephen Sondheim, George Gershwin, Edith Piaf and more. The album, which was recorded in a studio with an invited audience, represents Ms. Race ttes musical coming-of-age: Cabaret is what came first so, for me, its like coming home, she says, adding, Opera is the interloper in my musical life. Some interloper. Her current season contains a triple run of the title role of Salome for the Metropolitan Opera, Los Angeles Opera and Pittsburgh Opera. Only in a live performance, the undisputed diva says, can the most beautiful, soulful passages reach a person in a way that words cannot possibly describe. Live performance is very important, especially as our work goes more technological. It keeps our mutual humanity alive. A musical experience a concert cannot be texted. With a planned musical transition from Puccini to Cole Porter, Ms. Racette is poised to run the gamut with a touching yet majestic something for everyone performance as a benefit for Gulfshore Opera. Tickets start at $28 for the concert alone; premium ticket holders will enjoy a reception with the artists and dinner at the Bonita Bay Club following the concert. The Gulfshore Opera Gala>> Who: Soprana Patricia Racette and Gulfshore Operas professional artists in residence >> When: 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22 >> Where: First Presbyterian Church of Bonita Springs >> Tickets: $28 for concert alone; $200 for a reception with the artists and dinner at the Bonita Bay Club after the concert. >> Info: 529-3925 or www.gulfshoreopera.org.RACETTE
C6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOTHEATERThe Gentlemans Guide to Love & Murder Through Jan. 22 at Artis Naples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. George M! By TheatreZone through Jan. 22 at the G&L Theater. 13275 Livingston Road. (888) 966-3352 or www. theatrezone-florida.com. The Second Time Around By The Marco Players through Jan. 22 at The Marco Players Theater. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or www.themarcoplayers.com. Do This By Gulfshore Playhouse through Jan. 29 at The Norris Center. (844) 811-4111 or www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org. Bell, Book & Candle By The Naples Players through Feb. 5 at the Sugden Community Theater. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org.The Book of Mormon At Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall Jan. 24-29. 481-4849 or www.bbmannpah.com.33 Variations By Theatre Conspiracy on select dates Jan. 20-Feb. 4 at the Lee County Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers. 939-2787, 936-3239 or www. theatreconspiracy.org.The House of Blue Leaves By Florida Repertory Theatre through Jan. 25 at the Arcade Theatre, downtown Fort Myers. 332-4488 or www.floridarep.org.Phantom At Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre through Feb. 11. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 278-4422 or www. broadwaypalm.com.You Cant Take It With You By The Studio Players Feb. 10-26 at Golden Gate Community Centers Joan Jenks Auditorium. 398-9192 or www.letsputonashowproductions.com. THURSDAY1.19Garden Flow Naples Botanical Garden hosts a tai chi session at 9 a.m. $10 for members, $20 for others. 643-7275 or www.naplesgarden.org. The Duke FGCUs Renaissance Academy presents a lecture about John Wayne from 10-11:30 a.m. at Bentley Village. $20 for members, $25 for others. 850 Retreat Drive. 431-2000 or www.fgcu.edu. Paper Arts Naples Botanical Garden presents an ikebana-themed origami workshop from 10 a.m. to noon. $35 for members, $40 for others. 643-7275 or www.naplesgarden.org. Tile Time Jewish Congregation of Marco Island hosts mahjong from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 991 Winterberry Drive. 3897872 or www.marcojcmi.com. Book Talk Blood, Sweat and Tears founding member Steve Katz talks about his book Blood, Sweat and My Rock n Roll Years: Is Steve Katz A Rock Star? as part of the Collier County Jewish Book Festival at 2 p.m. at the Hilton Naples. $18 in advance, $25 at the door. 263-4205 or www.jewishbookfestival.org. Napoli, Napoli Naples Regional Library hosts a lecture about Naples, Italy, at 3 p.m. Free. 650 Central Ave. 262-4130 or www.collierlibrary.org. Moonlight on the Marsh Florida Gulf Coast University welcomes aquatic ecologist Leon P.M. Lamers with The Dutch Solution to Floods: Live with Water, Dont Fight It, at 7 p.m. at Naples Botanical Garden. Free, but registration encouraged. 325-1365 or www.fgcu.edu.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. $25. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.FRIDAY1.20Architecture Lecture FGCUs Renaissance Academy hosts a lecture about Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio from 10-11:30 a.m. at The Arlington. $20 for members, $25 for others. 7900 Arlington Circle. 307-3000 or www.fgcu.edu. Art Fun Everglades Arts hosts Fabric, Fish & Fun featuring displays of paper sculptures and woven fabric works from 1-4 p.m. Free. 110 Camellia St., Everglades City. email@example.com. Artist Reception Mary Martin Gallery hosts an opening reception for its newest exhibition, My Beloved, with sculptor David Unger in attendance from 6-9 p.m. Free. 365 Fifth Ave. S. (843) 8400887 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Wearable Art Up Art and Design Gallery opens its exhibition of fashion artist Debra Rapoports art hats, cuffs and accessories fabulously fabricated from paper towels from 5-7:30 p.m. Also featured will be a special collection of jewelry art by designer Merle Weismer. Exhibition runs through Feb. 24. 340 Eighth St. S. 641-3898 or upartanddesign.com.Dont Stop Tribute band Fleetwood Max performs from 6:30-9 p.m. at Naples Botanical Garden. $9 for members, $20 for others. 643-7275 or www. naplesgarden.org. Tale Time Storyteller Geraldine Buckley promises to enthrall audiences from 7-8:30 p.m. at the offices of Dr. Joel Ying. $15. 2335 Tamiami Trail N. 2676480 or www.joyhealthwellness.com. SATURDAY1.21For The Birds Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center hosts a lecture and field trip to Tigertail Beach for advanced birders from 8 a.m. to noon. $40. 300 Tower Road. 530-5940 or www. rookerybay.org. Lifelong Learning Naples Botanical Garden hosts a lecture about local wetlands from 9 a.m. to noon. $15 for members, $20 for others. 643-7275 or www.naplesgarden.org. Pressures Off Shangri-La Springs hosts a stress-relieving acupressure workshop from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $60. 27750 Old 41 Road. 949-0749 or www.shangrilasprings.com. Art Show The 20th annual Art Fest Naples returns with 140 artists from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday, Jan. 22, at Fleischmann Park. Free admission, donations to benefit the Special Needs Childrens Fund appreciated. 643-2337 or www.artfestnaples.com. See story on page C1.Walk & Draw Naples Zoo hosts a botanical drawing tour with artist Lee Hammond from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $35, bring a sketchpad. 262-5409 or www. napleszoo.org. Storycraft Learn how to craft and perform your original stories at a workshop led by master storyteller Geraldine Buckley from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the office of Dr. Joel Ying. $45. 2335 Tamiami Trail N. 267-6480 or www.geraldinebuckleyworkshop.eventbrite.com. Aargh The Marco Island Historical Museum hosts Pirate Day 2017 with crafts, face painting, treasure hunts and more from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free. 180 S. Heathwood Dr. 642-1440 or www.colliermuseums.com. Dolled Up The Naples Doll Show takes place from noon to 5 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, at New Hope Event Center. $8 for both days, $5 for one day and $3 for children. 7675 Davis Blvd. email@example.com.Jazz It Up The Dan Heck Trio performs from 3-5 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Greater Naples. $20. 6340 Napa Woods Way. 262-3095 or www.uunaples.org. Stargazing Look up with the Everglades Astronomical Society and enjoy constellation tours, telescopes and an interpretative presentation starting at 7 p.m. at Collier-Seminole State Park. Free with park entry fee. 394-3397 or www. floridastateparks.org. Opera Talk Celebrated singer Renata Scotto talks about her career at 7 p.m. at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $19-$69. 2408 Linwood Ave. 9639050 or www.operanaples.org. Rents Due Actor and playwright Frank Blocker presents Stabilized Not Controlled, a play that pits an evil landlord against a rent-stabilized septuagenarian, at 8 p.m. at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Rant, White and Blue Comedian Lewis Black performs tonight and Sunday, Jan. 22, at the Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 389-6901 or www.swflpac.com. Light Show Seminole Immokalee Casino lights up the sky with a fireworks show starting at 9 p.m. Free. (800) 2180008 or www.moreinparadise.com.SUNDAY1.22Om in the Garden Bend, stretch and breathe with an instructor from greenmonkey yoga starting at 10 a.m. at Naples Botanical Garden. $10 for members, $20 for others. 643-7275 or www. naplesgarden.org. Sip & Shop Enjoy $5 mimosas and bloody Marys from noon to 3 p.m. at Waterside Shops to benefit Champions For Learning. 598-1605 or www.watersideshops.com. Tea with the Artists Up Art and Design Gallery hosts an afternoon tea with fashion artist Debra Rapoport and jeweler Merle Weismer from 1:30-3 p.m. 340 Eighth St. S. 641-3898 or upartanddesign.com.Foreign Film FGCUs Renaissance Academy screens Russian Ark (Russia, 2002) at 2 p.m. A 19th century French aristocrat, notorious for his scathing memoirs about life in Russia, travels through the Hermitage Museum and encounters historical figures. $6 for members, $8 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or www.fgcu.edu. Classical Concert The Bach Ensemble performs instrumental and choral works by Bach and Mozart at 3:30 p.m. in The Bower Chapel at Moorings Park. 120 Moorings Park Drive. 732-1055 or www.thebachensemble.org. Free Concert Music Makers Show Band performs from 7-9 p.m. in the bandshell at Cambier Park. 348-3675 or www.musicmakersshowband.org. MONDAY1.23Lifelong Learning Naples Botanical Garden hosts a watercolor workshop from 9 a.m. to noon. $35 for members, $40 for others. 643-7275 or www.naplesgarden.org. French History FGCUs Renaissance Academy hosts a lecture about Napoleon Bonaparte from 10-11:30 a.m. at Moorings Park. $20 for members, $25 for others. 132 Moorings Park Drive. 2611616 or www.fgcu.edu. Author Talk Collier County Jewish Book Festival hosts Robert P. Watson (The Nazi Titanic) and Josh Aronson (Orchestra of Exiles) at 1 p.m. at Beth Tikvah. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. 1459 Pine Ridge Road. 263-4205 or www. jewishbookfestival.org. Chamber Concert CAPA hosts the Ars Nova string ensemble at 7:30 p.m. at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $10-$40. 2408 Linwood Ave. 775-2800 or www.capacenter.org. The Gambler Kenny Rogers takes the stage at 8 p.m. at ArtisNaples. 5971900 or www.artisnaples.org.TUESDAY1.24Hello, Fresh NCH Farmers Market posts up at the Baker campus from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 350 Seventh St. S. www. nchmd.org. Whats a gentleman to do when hes really a cad? Watch Monty figure out how to juggle his mistress, fiance and the law in the touring production of A Gentlemans Guide to Love & Murder, running through Sunday, Jan. 22, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7 Art Film Marco Island Center for the Arts screens My Castles Rockin, a documentary about singer/songwriter Alberta Hunter, from 10 a.m. to noon at Marco Movies. Free. 599 S. Collier Blvd. 642-1111 or www.marcoislandart.com. Nature Talk Naples Preserve presents a lecture about Floridas artificial reefs at 10 a.m. Free. 1690 Tamiami Trail E. 261-4290. Jewelry Joy Fashion artist Debra Rapoport hosts a cuff design demonstration and workshop using paper, toilet paper rolls and paper towels from 1-4 p.m. at True Joy Studio. $50 suggested donation, reservations required. 6240 Shirley St. 285-1736 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Empress of Soul Gladys Knight performs at 8 p.m. at ArtisNaples. 5971900 or www.artisnaples.org. WEDNESDAY1.25Art After Hours The Baker Museum at ArtisNaples stays open late with free admission and live music from 6-9 p.m. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. By Any Other Name Naples Botanical Garden hosts a tour and lecture about fragrance gardens from 6-8 p.m. $15 for members, $20 for others. 643-7275 or www.naplesgarden.org. Stars & Stripes Forever New Chorale of Southwest Florida performs patriotic songs and classic show tunes at 7 p.m. at St. Finbarr Community Center. $15-$25. 13520 Tamiami Trail E. 775-2876.COMING UP Lifelong Learning Naples Botanical Garden hosts a lecture and workshop about growing tropical fruit from 10-11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 26. $15 for members, $20 for others. 643-7275 or www.naplesgarden.org. Hostile Olympics Hodges University hosts a lecture about the 1936 Berlin Olympics from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Jan. 26. $10. 2647 Professional Way. 598-6153 or www.hodges.edu. Dream Peace Hodges University debuts an exhibit of works by artist Myra Roberts titled Dream Peace: Images of Holocaust Horrors and Heroes from 3-4:40 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26. The works will be on display through March. Free. (800) 466-8017 or www.hodges.edu. See story on page A25. New Exhibit The Marco Island Historical Museum celebrates the grand opening of The Pioneer Era new permanent exhibit from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26. 642-1440 or visit www.colliermuseums.com. See story on page C3. Film Fest Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs kicks off the Bonita Springs International Film Festival with a red carpet arrival at 6 p.m. and screening of Our Last Tango (Argentina, 2015) at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26. The festival runs through Sunday, Jan. 29. Opening night admission is $75, individual film screenings through the weekend are $15. Visit website for full schedule and package offerings. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 4958989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Art Reception FGCUs Bower School of Music & the Arts hosts an opening reception and lecture for the exhibition Matthew Shlian: Telemetry from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, in the U. Tobe Hall. Free. 590-7199 or www.artgallery.fgcu.edu. Choose Your Rock The audience votes for the music it wants when Billy McGuigan and his band perform works h e g g ra ra d nd ew w perhu hu rs da a y y, w .c o l li i e er e e C 3 3. t s B Bo ni ni Sp r ri n ng g s s h a a r r e ed d e ni n ng g o o f f 01 5) ) a a t 7 7 v al r u un n s s ng n n ig g h h t sc r re e en n 15 V Vi i s si t pa c ck a ag g e e ad 4 49 5 g. Bo o w we e r r a n o op en n n x hi b bi t i o on n r om m 6 -8 8 o be H H a al l l. gc u. ed d u u. ud ie e n nc c e e e e n B Bi ll l y y m m wo o rk k s Had it with recent politics? Let comedian Lewis Black self-combust for you Friday through Sunday at the Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center in Bonita Springs. www.swflpac.com1.20-221.21-221.20 The 20th annual Art Fest Naples brings 140 artists to Fleischmann Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Pictured here is Cabernet by oil painter Marcus C. Thomas, who paints with a mouthbrush. See story on page C1. www.artfestnaples.com Fashion artist and style icon for the senior set Debra Rapoport kicks off a series of local appearances with a reception at Up Art Gallery and Design showcasing her art hats, cuffs and accessories from 5-7:30 p.m. Friday. www.upartanddesign.com Members of the Everglades Astronomical Society share their fancy telescopes and their expertise at Collier-Seminole State Parks stargazing party starting at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Weather permitting, the parks inky skies promise views of planets, galaxies, nebulae and more. www.floridastateparks.org Shiver your timbers at the Marco Island Historical Museums Pirate Day 2017 with crafts, face painting, treasure hunts and more from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. www.colliermuseums.com1.211.21 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO
C8 WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 239.591.3837 799 Walkerbilt Road, Naples, Florida 34110 BayHouseNaples.com Bloody Mary Pitchers & Endless Mimosas Sunday Brunch on the River 10:30am-2pm The Claw Bar Daily 4pm The Dining Room Daily 5pm Get Hooked! Open 7 days a week239 631 8522bonehookbrewing.comNOW OPEN! Located in Creekside Corners Plaza 1514 Immokalee Rd | Suite 106 Naples | FL | 34110 Craft Brewery & Tap Room20 craft beer taps Live music & event calendar NAPLES ARTASSOCIATION 585 Park St., Naples 34102 | 239.262.6517 | NaplesArt.org WORKSHOPSA mix of local and visiting artists offering a variety of Workshops in different mediums throughout January, February and March. Half Day and Full Day Workshops Available! DRINK IN THE CREATIVE POSSIBILITIESTake a class, raise your glass, and create something fabulous.WINE & DEZINE$55 February 16 5:30 8:30 pm Dabble a little or develop a lot!Session 4 Classes February 27 April 1A variety of courses to choose from for beginners, intermediate and advanced artists. WHAT TO DOby 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 Everglades Wonder Gardens from 11 a.m. to noon, Friday, Jan. 27. 137 12th Ave. S. 2618164 or www.napleshistoricalsociety.org.Haberdashery Fashion artist Debra Rapoport host a demonstration and workshop on making hats from paper towels from 1-4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at Unity of Naples. $50 suggested offering, reservations required. 2000 Unity Way. 285-1736 or email@example.com. Flower Show Gulf Coast Garden Club hosts a flower show and plant sale from 2:30-6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Unity Church of Bonita Springs. 28285 Imperial Blvd. www.gulfcoastgardenclub.org.Circus, Circus Garden Bros. Circus performs at 4:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 27-28, at Germain Arena. $10-$37. 948-7825 or www.germainarena.com. Organ Concert Organist Dwight Thomas performs at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at St. Marys Episcopal Church in Bonita Springs. Free. 9801 Bonita Beach Road. 992-4343 or www.stmarysbonita.org. 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. Guitar Man 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. 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. Free. 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 thoroughfare. Enjoy live music, food and shopping. Free to attend. 6928436 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. Purchase a handmade bowl and fill it with soup provided by one of more than 50 participating restaurants to help the food bank feed the areas hungry population. $20. 591-8848 or www.emptybowlsnaples.org. Country Jam Country musicians Easton Corbin, Joe Nichols and Josh Turner perform at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Collier County Fairgrounds. $32.50-$52.50. 455-1444 or www.colliercountyfairgrounds.com.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 C9 AveMaria.com5076 Annunciation Circle Ave Maria, FL 34142 Steak CookOff +8:30am 5k Run 10am to 6pm Saturday January 28, 2017 Ave Maria Town CenterBeerSTEAKsFun SlideMUSCLE CAR SHOWinflatable fun 5K RuN baseball BEN ALLEN BAND 7th Annual Visit sssscookoff.com or Call 239-261-5555to purchase advance steak dinner tickets Saturday & Sunday JANUARY& AMbPMDAILYJuried Fine Art Show to Bene t the Special Needs Childrens Fund 140 National & Local Artists tFLEISCHMANNBLVDJust South of Coastland Center Mall at Goodle e-Frank RoadFor more information, visit www.artfestnaples.com or call (239) 634-2337 WHERE TO GOYouth 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. Car Show Collier-Seminole State Park displays antique autos while guests enjoy live music, food and craft vendors from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29. Free. 20200 Tamiami Trail N. 394-3397 or www.floridastateparks.org. 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.Choral Concert Voices of Naples presents With a Voice of Singing at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at First Presbyterian Church of Naples. Free, but freewill offering appreciated. 250 Sixth St. S. 4552582 or www.voicesofnaples.org. Italian Film Italian Cultural Society screens Un Boss in Salotto (Italy, 2014) at 6:45 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, at The Norris Center. Cristina lives a peaceful life until her older brother Ciro, who has to attend a trial, asks to spend house arrests at Cristinas home. $5. 755 Eighth Ave. S. www.italianculturalsociety.com. Book Talk Collier County Jewish Book Festival presents Gary Belsky (On the Origins of Sports) and Jeffrey A. Margolis (Violence in Sports: Victory at What Price?) at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, at Beth Tikvah. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. 1459 Pine Ridge Road. 263-4205 or www.jewishbookfestival.org. Nature Talk Naples Preserve hosts a lecture about bird brains at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31. Free. 1690 Tamiami Trail E. 261-4290. Artist Talk Hodges University welcomes painter Myra Roberts for a discussion about her Florida images and works of social commentary from 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan 31. 2647 Professional Way. $10. 598-6153 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Advanced Style Celebrate the unique and sophisticated style of the mature women with famed fashion photographer Ari Seth Cohen (Advanced Style) and senior NYC fashionista Debra Rapoport, who host cocktails and a fashion show from 4:30-9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Grey Oaks County Club. Guests will also learn about travel opportunities from Preferred Travel of Naples. $50 donation benefits Naples Senior Center at JFCS of Southwest Florida. 261-1177 or preferrednaples.com. 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. No pdfs or photos of fliers. Deadline for calendar submissions is noon Monday. No phone calls, please.
C10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY I Do... Hilton Naples(239) 659-3108 | naples.hilton.com 5111 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, Florida, 34103 IS YOUR PREFERRED DATE AVAILABLE?Celebrate your special day at the Hilton Naples. Our elegant, upscale hotel o ers all-inclusive packages from 10 to 300 guests. Whether you envision an intimate ceremony on the beach with close friends and family, or a lavish reception, let our wedding professionals make your wedding dreams come true. Contact us today for venue availability. New packages including Chiavari chairs now available! SHANNON QUINN Special Events Managersquinn@cooperhotels.com(239) 659-3108 ARTS COMMENTARYDo This: Struggling with autism at Gulfshore PlayhouseWhat do you do when life knocks you off track? Ideally, you realize youre in uncharted territory and make your way as best you can, creating your own path. For the unnamed mother (Carmen Cusack) in Do This whose son is diagnosed with autism when hes 2, that means advocating for him, quitting her job and becoming the CEO of my sons life, as she puts it. This fictionalized autobiographical one-woman play by Karen Siff Exkorn is enjoying its world premiere at Gulfshore Playhouse, presented by special arrangement with Tony Award-winning producer Ken Davenport. Do This opens with the disembodied voice of an authority declaring that the womans son will never speak again. The toddler has stopped talking and appears to be in his own world. He flaps his arms. He spins. He stares into space. He doesnt like to be touched. The mother then goes from pediatrician to audiologist to therapist, until she finally receives the diagnosis: autism. In one of the plays funnier moments, she wryly contemplates how God chose to give her son autism. Perhaps he was at a typewriter and misspelled the word awesome, she speculates. Or maybe he has a broad Boston accent and was actually saying artistic, but the New York temp for the day misunderstood him. These moments of levity, of dark humor, are sorely needed as she battles bureaucracy, waits days for vital return phone calls and struggles to get help for her son, only to be told there is none available. On the advice of a lawyer, she decides to sue the organization that was supposed to help her, but didnt. While realistic, this play is, at times, grueling to sit through. It can feel claustrophobic. Thankfully, Ms. Cusack, who just concluded her Tony-nominated role in the Steve Martin/Edie Brickells Broadway musical Bright Star, is engaging and likeable. And the playwright has some great lines that Ms. Cusack tosses off like a comedic pro. She makes us want to go along on the journey with her, as difficult as it is. But its obvious this is still very much a work in progress. (After Naples, the play will be reworked and workshopped in New York City.) Do This, which ran 85 minutes the night I saw it, has, in an early incarnation, run for almost two hours. The playwright was still doing rewrites on opening night. Ms. Exkorn is the author of The Autism Sourcebook: Everything You Need to Know About Diagnosis, Treatment, Coping, and Healing from a Mother Whose Child Recovered. Her play is a more dramatic look at her experiences. While Do This has its moments, I think it could be richer if it veered even more from what really happened. While it may be an accurate re-telling of Ms. Exkorns experience with her son which would be great as a written memoir it doesnt necessarily stand as a gripping dramatic piece. At least, not how it is right now. As an audience member, I felt it difficult to sit through the red tape and bureaucracy, the endless therapy sessions the son undergoes where hes told repeatedly, Do this. The mother quits her job. Her marriage suffers. Her friendships fall by the wayside, as no one really understands what shes going through. An interesting scene with a rabbi perks up the play considerably. Not only is it unpredictable you wonder, where did this come from? Where is this going? but its a surprise. As a member of the audience said in the talk-back after the show, the scene presents an ideal opportunity for the mother to question why bad things happen to good people. Instead, however, she ponders heaven and hell. The rabbi is also somewhat of an enigma; he believes in reincarnation, not exactly an Old Testament concept. The ending of the play, when it occurs, seems to happen too suddenly, and is an atypical experience for those struggling with autism. (It was also unclear to many in the audience what the closing words were.) Ms. Cusack is talented with accents, slipping into the roles of others, such as the various therapists her character consults and fellow shoppers at Loehmanns, a famous store in Brooklyn where women could buy designer clothing at bargain prices. (The latters a particularly humorous scene, and pure New York.) But although her character says shes a New Yorker, she sometimes sounds Southern, especially when shes quoting my mother, the psychiatrist. Thats confusing. I was also confused when she started talking about turning her basement into a therapy room for her son and driving the car to the bank. I had pictured her living in Manhattan, and suddenly, I didnt know where she was. The play has pieces of promise, but theyre not all fitting together yet. It works best when there is humor, incorporating Ms. Exkorns wry observations and clever turns of phrase. As someone without children, I confess, it was difficult at times to relate to this play. (However, a friend whose two children have autism was so moved the night she attended, she cried during the performance because she saw her life and her experiences re-enacted on the stage.) Whether you know anyone with autism might affect how you feel about Do This. Ms. Cusack has said she was drawn to the role, in part, because she has two nieces with autism. Jason Sherwood has created an inviting minimalist set with white gauze curtains and empty picture frames hanging at various levels. There are boxes all over, a black-and-white checkered floor and a rectangle representing the ceiling. Its a clever, smart set, complemented by lighting by Jimmy Lawlor that changes both mood and locale. Leon Rothenberg provides subtle soundscapes the click-clack of a manual typewriter, the twitter of birds in a park. And Genevieve V. Beller clothes the mother in outfits from grubby sweats to tailored skirt. Tony-nominated director Sheryl Kaller does an apt job with the staging, having Ms. Cusack make the best use of the space. Shes also been highly instrumental in helping shape this play with Ms. Exkorn. But its obvious that, at this early point in the plays development, it needs more molding and finessing. Ms. Cusack does a superb job with the material shes given. Its a challenge to any actor to memorize and perform a one-person play; here, Ms. Cusack has also had to deal with numerous rewrites, cuts and other changes. As it stands right now, Do This seems to have limited appeal, interesting mainly to those who want to know more about autism or those who know people with it. And thats not a bad thing. But if the playwright and producer want to make it more universal, they need to do this: open it up more and make it more engaging for all of us. nancySTETSONnstetson@floridaweekly.com Do This world premiere>> Who: Gulfshore Playhouse >> When: Through Jan. 28 >> Where: The Norris Center, Naples >> Cost: $20 to $64 >> Info: (866) 811-4111 or www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org COURTESY PHOTOIn the one-woman play Do This, Tony Award-nominated Carmen Cusack plays a mother coming to grips with her toddler sons autism diagnosis.
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I havent stopped in 30 years, and I enjoy it more now than at did at the beginning and I loved it at the beginning. Many quadriplegic people learn to perform daily tasks with a tool called a mouth stick, which enables them to lift and move small objects. Once Mr. Thomas mastered the use of his prosthesis for things like typing and turning the pages of a book, he taught himself how to paint using it. My wife tapes a paintbrush to the end of my mouth stick. Thats how I did it and still do it. His work is the result only an artist with a complicated relationship with motion and stillness can create. Consider The Dancer, his painting of a great blue heron against a stark black background looking upward. Inspired by Edward Degas sculpture Little Dancer of 14 Years, Mr. Thomas reinterpreted the young subjects look of anticipation and repose in the birds hunched posture. The subjects are still, but both artists express tension with upward gazes and textures that are reflected in the girls pleated skirt and the herons detailed feathers. I loved the pose, and herons are poetic in their flight. As you see them moving across the water its pretty much like a ballerina, he says. I took that idea and applied it to something Im directly familiar with. Depicting wildlife and the outdoors came naturally after that accident that paralyzed him (he ran into a tree and broke his third and fourth cervical vertebrae). In his previous life, Mr. Thomas was an outdoorsman who enjoyed kayaking, camping, cycling, camping and skiing. Once he picked up a paintbrush, birds and flight emerged as recurring themes throughout his work. Im used to using realism to paint a scene in a very unusual manner, like with oversized shells with birds flying out. Its a distorted perspective, he says. Its just the thought of looking beyond the usual. Mr. Thomas and his wife, Anne, split the year between Fort Myers and North Carolina. The pair work about 14 art shows in the area between November and April, including the upcoming Art Fest. Finding his artistic talent has been a blessing, he says, in that it provided him with a career and a creative outlet after his life-changing injury. Its been everything, he says. Its allowed us to stay engaged socially and were able to make a living. Its been our lives purpose. He will continue to explore different techniques and subjects in his painting. Ill always be partial to nature, he says. But I would like to try more portraiture. The skys the limit. Marcus C. Thomas in his home studio.
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C22 WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Fort Myers 239-437-8480 North Fort Myers 239-997-3784 Bonita Springs 239-676-9911 Naples 239-643-7070 North Naples 239-294-1220 Cannot be combined with any other offer. Restrictions may apply. See store for details. Edible, Edible Arrangements, the Fruit Basket Logo, and other marks mentioned herein are registered trademarks of Edible Arrangements, LLC. 2016 Edible Arrangements, LLC. All rights reserved. edible.com ORDER EARLY SUPPLIES ARE LIMITED!! www.facebook.com/EdibleNaples LIKE US ON FACEBOOK NOW OPEN IN NORTH NAPLES! 239-294-1220Naples Walk 2464 Vanderbilt Beach Road Ste #502 Naples, FL 34109 thirdstreetsouth.com 239.434.6533 Discover a Dozen Glorious Restaurants and CafesOver 50 Unique and Sophisticated Shops and GalleriesGracious Strolls amidst Abundant Flowers, Fountains and Courtyards!Gather Your Best Friends and Come to the Most Charm Filled Neighborhood of All The Jewish Federation of Collier County presents The Power of Community Celebration, a night of song with actress/singer/playwright Tova Feldshuh, at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. Ms. Feldshuh is perhaps best known for her role as Deanna Monroe on AMCs television adaptation of The Walking Dead. Currently she portrays Naomi Bunch, an overbearing Jewish mother, on CWs Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. A Broadway star for more than four decades, she has earned four Tony award nominations. The Power of Community Celebration begins at 6 p.m. with cocktails followed by dinner and show. Tickets for $150 are available by calling 263-4205 or going to www.jewishnaples.org. The James Madison Institute hosts its 2017 Naples Dinner on Thursday, Feb. 23, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. Guest speaker will be Judge Andrew Napolitano, senior judicial analyst for Fox News. Judge Napolitano is the youngest life-tenured Superior Court judge in the history of the state of New Jersey. A graduate of Princeton University and the University of Notre Dame Law School, he sat on the bench from 1987-1995 and presided over more than 150 jury trials and thousands of motions, sentencings and hearings. He returned to private practice in 1995, and began television work in the same year and broadcasts on Fox throughout the day, Monday-Friday. He also lectures nationally on the U.S. Constitution and has been published in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and the Los Angeles Times. His most recent book is titled Suicide Pact: The Radical Expansion of Presidential Powers and the Assault on Civil Liberties. Tickets to the Naples event are $250 for JMI members, $325 for others. for reservations or information about sponsorship opportunities, call Don Orrico at 449-9430 or email email@example.com. PACE Center for Girls-Collier at Immokalee holds its Throw a Girl a Lifeline luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, March 3, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. Pat Patterson chairs the event. The annual PACE Setter Award will be presented, and members of the Believing in Girls Society will be recognized. Sponsors to date include Publix, Tamiami Hyundai, Arthrex and the Elizabeth K. Galeana Charitable Foundation. Additional Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, call Annie Campbell at 207-1878 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Boys & Girls Club of Collier County holds its fifth annual Youth of the Year Celebration on Tuesday evening, March 7, at ArtisNaples. Guest of honor SAVE THE DATE
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 C23 Duette Honeycomb Shades Pirouette window shadingsSkyline Gliding Window Panels CHINA BISTRO CHEF OWNED WITH 38 YEARS EXPERIENCE OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK MondaySaturday 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.omeinaples.comWE MAKE THE BEST PEKING DUCK! OUR FOOD IS MADE WITH THE FRESHEST INGREDIENTS. FULL BAR & PATIO SEATING. NAPLES CENTRE VILLAGES 6434 Naples Boulevard, Unit 406 Naples, Florida 34109239.631.5633 2015 2016 The Only Naples Restaurant Where Fresh Seafood is Flown in Daily From New England! CHEF BILLS LUNCH SPECIALSLUNCH SERVED 11:004:00Blueberry Duck Salad Special $14Pan seared duck breast topped with a homemade blueberry sauce served over mixed greens with almonds, cucumbers, red onions and fresh blueberries Baked Haddock Jessica $13 Topped with king crab meat and Swiss cheese served with rice and veggies Ahi Tuna and Salmon Stir-Fry $11Sauted with fresh vegetables and a sweet teriyaki sauce over rice Pats Stu ed Meatloaf $9 Homemade meatloaf stu ed with ham and Swiss served with mashed potatoes and veggiesASK 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 January 19-21. SUN-WED FEATURE $25.99Two 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 2 $89.9932 oz. bone-in Tomahawk steak served with two 1-pound Maine lobsters served with chowder, salad, baked potato and veggies Twin Lobsters $32.99Two 1-pound Maine lobsters served with a cup of NE clam chowder, corn on the cob and drawn butterLobster Dinner for 2 $99.99Two 2pound Maine lobsters served with chowder, salad, corn on the cob and baked potatoes Lobster prices subject to change without notice. Please call for pricing. CHECK OUT BILLS SEAFOOD & MEATERY FOR FRESH SEAFOOD, IOWA PREMIUM BEEF, COLD CUTS, BEER & WINE. LOCATED BEHIND BILLS STEAK & SEAFOOD; OPEN 10:006:00 DAILY. GET AWAY FOR ONLY... ROUND TRIP!* Y R T $ 125 Mile Mk ZoKEY WEST, FL Cch Tr T rainKEY WEST, FL G F F F F F F F F Beautiful SunsetsKEY WEST, FL Memories! Sthnmost Pnt BuKEY WEST FL keywestexpress.net *MINIMUM 8 DAY ADVANCE PURCHASE, NON-REFUNDABLE FARE. CANNOT BE COMBINED WITH OTHER OFFERS. WEEKEND FEE APPLIES TO ANY TRAVEL FRIDAY THRU SUNDAY. EXPIRES FEBRUARY 28, 2017. ONLINE PURCHASES. Dry Tbtugas Natial PkKEY WEST, FL ch h ch T T T T T KEY KEY EY W W W C C C C c c *M c C C ch c ch KE KE * Andre Reed, an NFL Hall of Famer (Buffalo Bills and Washington Redskins) and Boys & Girls Club alumni, will present the 2017 Youth of the Year award to one of 20 young nominees. Numerous sponsorship opportunities are available. For tickets or details about sponsorships, call 325-1765 or visit www.bgccc.com. The Naples Players holds its inaugural fundraising luncheon and matinee, A Royal Ascot Afternoon, on Saturday, March 11, at the Sugden Community Theatre. Cocktails, high tea and a silent auction start at 12:30 p.m. and will be followed by a performance of My Fair Lady. A limited number of tickets are available for $200. Call the box office at 263-7990 or visit www.naplesplayers.org. Advanced Style author and photographer Ari Seth Cohen, who is celebrated for capturing the beauty and style of mature women, will be the guest of honor at a cocktail party and fashion show to benefit the JFCSS Senior Center from 4:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Grey Oaks Country Club. Guests are encouraged to wear their favorite scarf or other fashion accessory. Tickets for $50 are available by calling Preferred Travel at 261-1177. Champions for Learning honors community leaders for their support of public education at the 2017 Night of Champions set for Thursday, Feb. 2, at the Naples Grande Resort. Honorees are recognized for their impact on the lives of students through mentoring, leadership, collaboration and community involvement with educators and students. This years honorees are: MJ Adams, Della Burt-Bradley, 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 for $250 are available by calling Jason Kurek at 643-4755 or emailing JKurek@ChampionsForLearning.org. Cindy Hall of Survivior: Guatamala and Cindy hall of Miracles in Action co-hosts a sunset Cruise 4 A Cause aboard the Naples Princess on the Thursday, Feb. 2. Tickets are $60 (cash bar), with 100 percent of the proceeds going toward funding a system to provide safe drinking water to the indigenous people of Guatemala. Guests will enjoy hors doeuvres, a raffle and live and silent auctions and will be able to shop for beaded jewelry made by the women of Guatamala. For tickets or more information, call 348-0815 or visit www.cruisingforacause.brownpapertickets.com. Miracles in Action also sells beaded jewelry and handicrafts at area farmers markets, with proceeds helping the Mayan artisans feed and educate their children. For more information, visit www.miraclesincation.org. SAVE THE DATE
C24 WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 829 Airport Road North Naples, FL 34104 239.643.2292naplesboatmart.com 6 6 -Than-Boat-Show-SALE Better BEST PRICES OF THE YEAR CASH REBATES EXTENDED WARRANTY OFFERS We o er our full selection of new and used boats not just a fraction that ts in the boat show space. January 19-22 | 10am-5pm Bring your boat show entry ticket and enjoy a free championship BBQ lunch on us! 11am-1pm EXIT 101 EXIT 105 GOLDEN GATE PARKWAY SWFL CHILDRENS CHARITIES, INC. IS A 501(C)(3) TAX-EXEMPT ORGANIZATION. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7252) TOLL FREE WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. FEIN: 26-2302491/FL REG: CH 35035Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club Palm Printing Creighton Construction & Development Home-Tech Siesta Pebble The Susan Owens Team of Amerivest Realty GRAND TASTING & LIVEAuction FEB25 2017 SAT CHEF VINTNERDinners FEB24 2017 FRIHonored Signature Vintner V Madrone Cellars SWFL Childrens Charities presents the 2017 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest! 100% of proceeds support the Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida and scholarships to local students pursuing health science degrees at FGCU and FSW. 239.433.4260 | swflwinefest.org Title Sponsor 2017 SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WINE & FOOD FEST Steffanie Pearce, General Director | Paul Nadler, Music Director JAN 22 | 3PM CONCERT Met & San Francisco opera star, PATRICIA RACETTE, performingCONCERT TICKETS: $28 $88(239) 529-3925 | www. gulfshoreopera.org2017 OPERA GALA 2017 OPERA GALADIVA ON DETOUR DIVA ON DETOURPUCCINIGEORGE GERSHWINSTEPHEN SONDHEIMDITH PIAFCOLE PORTERFirst Presbyterian Church, Bonita SpringsFirst Presbyterian Church, Bonita Springs Concert $28 $88 Patricia Racette is synonymous with iconic roles such as Tosca & Diva on Detour San Francisco Opera Gala and has NOW opera & cabaret to be remembered CONCERT 3PM GALA 5:30 PM The Club at Bonita Bay, Bonita Springs Gala Package $200 2017 Gala dinner & silent auction, Generously underwritten by Marie Fabiano SAVE THE DATE 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. 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. email@example.com. The Archangel Fund for Collier County Charities holds its The Art of Giving luncheon Saturday, Feb. 4, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. Guest of honor The Right Honourable Countess of Carnarvon, who lives with her family at Highclere Castle, the setting for Downton Abbey, 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. Preferred Travel of Naples hosts a travel showcase to benefit Friends of Foster Children Forever from 4-7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, at the Bonita Bay Club. Guests will learn about a world of travel adventures while enjoying cocktails and hors doeuvres and music. Tickets for $45 are available by calling Preferred Travel of Naples at 261-1177. Fun Time Early Childhood Academy holds its annual gala Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. This years theme is Step Up to the Plate. Game time is 6 p.m. for cocktails and the silent auction. Dinner and a live auction will be followed by the drawing for a David Yurman diamond cuff and a Starburst pendant from Bigham Jewelers. Live auction items include a week for two aboard the WORLD (World Residences at Sea), a golf package for two at the Fairmont Scottsdale (Arizona) and a Celebrity Cruises/Betty Maclean Travel Caribbean cruise for two. Tickets start at $300. For reservations or more information, call 261-8284 or visit www.FunTimeAcademy.org. Email details about your charity gala or fundraising soiree to Cindy Pierce at firstname.lastname@example.org.The Right Honourable Countess of Carnarvon
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C25 COME FOR THE FOOD, STAY FOR THE SPORTS!Special oers with the purchase of a beverage only. Dine in only.Naples 239-352-4233 Pebblebrooke Plaza, 15215 Collier Blvd # 301 Naples, FL 34119 TUESDAY 1 1 / 2 2 P P RIC E E P P P I I I Z Z Z Z Z A A A All Day MONDAY B B B u u u r r r g g g e e e r r N N igh t t 1/2 lb fresh black Angus with cheese and fries $ $ $ $ 5 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 WEDNESDAY B B B U U U U Y Y Y Y O O O O N N N N E E E G G G G E E T T O O N N E E ! SIZZLING FAJITAS$ 4 4 4 4 MA MA M M RG RG R A AR AR IT IT T T T A A AS AS 4pm-Close THURSDAY 1 1 / / / 2 2 2 P P P r r r i i i c c c e e e W W W i ng s s s OR C C C h h h ick e e e n n n T T e e e n n n d d d e e e r s s 4pm-Close FRIDAY F F F F F i i s s s h F F r r r y y y y y Beer battered haddock with fries and coleslaw $ $ $ $ 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 MON-FRI LUNCH SPECIALAvailable till 3 pm 7 7 c c h h h o o ic e e s s s f f o o r r $ 7 e e a a c h h 7 7 7 7 7 $ $ $ 7 7 7 7 7 2 2 2 2 2 f f f f o o o r r r r 1 1 1 1 1 DR DR R D IN IN IN K KS KS Plus BABY BACK RIBSFull rack served with fries and coleslawWith the purchase of a beverage. Dine in only. SATURDAY & SUNDAY $ $ 9 9 9 9 9 D D O O O O M M E E E S S S S T T I I I I C C C C B B B U U U C C K K K E E E T T S S S Ful W it h F W Available All Day Plus Plus $ $ $ $ $ 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 ONLY SOCIETYHarmon-Meek Gallerys fourth annual Visionaries of the Visual Arts 1. Christine Portnoy and Bernie Portnoy, center, with Sue Schulte and Edith Andrew 2. Kristine Meek, Sam Hamra, John Hushon, Paul Corddry and Juliana Meek 3. Joel Cooper and Shelby Willcox 4. Sam Hamra, June Hamra, Mary Beth Johns and Chuck Johns 5. Jim Seymour and Sharon Seymour 6. Juliana Meek and Kristine Meek 7. Scott Burgess and Darcy Taylor 8. Richard Wilson and Janice WilsonLike 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. Send us your society and business networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. Email them to cpierce@ oridaweekly.com. r nie w r a d r y and W illcox a Mar y o hns n e M ee k Taylo r c e Wilso n 1 4 7 2 5 8 6 3 NICK SHIRGHIO / COURTESY PHOTOSAndy Beights and Amanda Beights
C26 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY SUE HUFF / COURTESY PHOTOS SOCIETYMake-A-Wish Southern Florida donor appreciation luncheon at Artichoke & Co. 1. Amy Rohde and Tammy Teece 2. Vincent Farauda and Jodi Anderson 3. Theresa Major and Tammy Lynn 4. Dylan Sanders and Taylor Marini 5. Trisha Borges, Jeff Jerome and Jigsha Desai 6. Norman Wedderburn and Pam Collins 7. Taylor Wilson and Jean Harvey 8. Marlene Hood and Bob DesJardinLike 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. Send us your society and business networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. Email them to cpierce@ oridaweekly.com. 1 4 7 2 5 8 3 6
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C27 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-CloseEARLY DININGDaily 5-6 PM 2-Courses $22.95Happy HourDaily 4-6pm & 10pm-close $5 Wine, Beer, AppetizersEarly DiningDaily 5-6pm 3 Courses $26.95A la Carte BrunchSaturday & Sunday 10am-2pmAve n ue on th5 All bottle beer, select wines & select margaritas $6 Food Menu Earl Dnin MenDAILY 5-6 PM 2-Courses $29.95FeaturinSTEAK&LOBSTERDail Li MusibLINK MONTANA Tuesday-Saturday nights RICK HOWARD TRIO Sunday days and Monday nights LIFES SOUND Saturday daysSYDNEY CASWELL / FLORIDA WEEKLY SIERRA BALDWIN / FLORIDA WEEKLY 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. Send us your society and business networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. Email them to cpierce@ oridaweekly.com. SOCIETYThe 21st annual Naples New Years Art Fair at Cambier Park 1. Rebecca Abaffy, Hester Kamin, and Genevieve Beller 2. Nancy Chesser, Jake Exkorn, playwright Karen Siff Exkorn and Lesley Waite 3. Jane Brown and Glenn Brown 1. Jackson and Voltaire 2. Karen Schwandt and Chris OSullivan 3. Lori Bernick and Dean Bernick 4. Bob Mohr and Carol Mohr 5. Atsuko Okamoto 6. Gordon Clunn and Sandra Clunn 7. Tom Conforti and Nanci Conforti 8. Pattie Donatelli, Jean Cardarelli and Evan KayeOpening night for Do This at Gulfshore Playhouse 1 1 2 3 2 8 4 7 6 3 5
C28 WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Experience the Difference Good Taste Makes.MondayThursday 11:30am9:00pm 1427 Pine Ridge Road, #105, Naples True Neapolitan Pizza and Authentic Italian Food on More Purchase!One per table. Not to be used on lunch specials or happy hour or other offers. Expires 1/31/17. 403 Bayfront Place (The Former Stoneys Steakhouse) 239.435.9353 stgermainsteakhouse.com email@example.com HAPPY HOUR In Lounge & Bar Area Only 7 DAYS A WEEK 4:30-6:00PM HALF-PRICED WELL DRINKS & WINE 5 FOR $5 MENU OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK SUN-THU 4:30-10:00PM FRI-SAT 4:30-11:00PM LIVE ENTERTAINMENT EVERY FRI & SAT 6:00-9:00PM CUISINE NEWS Chef/nutritionist Ruth Fehr presents a four-part cooking series at Purple Spoon about using food for health and healing. Starting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, and continuing Feb. 11, Feb. 24 and March 16, Ms. Fehr will guide home cooks on the optimal uses of fat and protein, the best sources of carbohydrates and sweet treats that dont compromise health. Classes are $70 each. For more information or to sign up, call 908-3842 or visit www.chefkristina.com. Vom Fass in Mercato hosts a tropical cocktail tasting from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26. Guests will enjoy three drinks paired with hors doeuvres and appetizers. $35. 513-0103 or www. vomfassnaples.com. The 11th annual Empty Bowls Naples lunch to benefit the Harry Chapin Food Bank takes place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Cambier Park. Purchase a handmade bowl to take home for $15 and fill it with soup provided by one of more than 50 participating restaurants to help the food bank feed the areas hungry population. $20. 591-8848 or www.emptybowlsnaples. org. Stage Deli Fine Foods has made some additions to its menu to include Middle Eastern fare such as a falafel sandwich, a daily breakfast quiche and a variety of smoked fish items including Nova salmon, kippered salmon and smoked sable. Chef Kevin Hayes Bocuse dOr-winning cheesecake is also new to the menu. Jewish Congregation of Marco Island hosts its fourth annual Jewish Deli Fest from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29. Fill up on New York delicatessen and baked goods including kosher-style corned beef and pastrami, matzo ball soup, babka and cheesecake. Diners can either eat at the synagogue or take their selections home. Items are priced individually, but guests can find a $1 coupon off any deli sandwich at the congregations website. 642-0800 or www.marcojcmi.com. COURTESY PHOTOChef Kevin Hayes has added his Bocuse dOrwinning cheesecake to the lineup at Stage Deli Fine Foods. FEHR Come and Enjoy Our Tropical Island Oasis in the Middle of Paradise NOW SERVING LUNCH! MONDAYSATURDAY 11:30 A.M. to 3 P.M.PURVEYORS OF FINE FOOD & SPIRITS PRIME RIB STEAKS SEAFOOD Island Club Signature SaladCape & Islands Chicken Salad Hot Sliced Grilled Italian Beef Lobster Grilled Cheese Fresh Grouper Sandwich And So Much More!Call Ahead Seating 239-228-7796600 Neapolitan Way, Naples patesislandclub.comHAPPY HOUR TuesdaySaturday 4:30 P.M. to 6 P.M.All Drinks, All Brands, HALF PRICE! NOW OPEN FOR LUNCH!
Bonita Brew Fest returns for its third year to Riverside Park from 4-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4. Guests will enjoy unlimited samples of 150-plus craft beers and, new this year, a selection of hard ciders. Participating breweries include Momentum Brewhouse, Point Ybel Brewing Company, Old Soul Brewing, Bury Me Brewing, Riptide Brewing Company. Cape Coral Brewing, Bone Hook Brewing Company and Naples Beach Brewery. Cider fans can enjoy sips from Cigar City Mean & Cider, Crispin, Sonoma Cider and Wood Chuck Hard Cider, among others. Live music from Sprout with special guests Wilder Sons will fill the air, and food vendors including Johnsonville Market, Nawty Hawg BBQ and Rollin Raw Bar will be at the ready to satisfy those whose appetites call for more than liquid sustenance. Tickets in advance are $45 for general admission and $70 for VIP admission, which includes early entry at 3 p.m., special tastings and complimentary snacks from Sweet Odins Bakery and Johnsonville Market. General admission tickets at the gate will be $50. Designated drivers get in for $15. Guests must be 21 and older. For more information, visit www.bonitabrewfest.com. St. Katherines Greek Orthodox Church holds its annual Greek festival from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 10-11, and noon to 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12. In addition to a market, cultural exhibitions and performances, guests can enjoy a smorgasbord of Mediterranean delicacies like shish kabobs, grilled octopus, baklava, mixed platters, Greek beverages and more. Organizers will also provide a drive-thru line for diners who would rather take their selections home. Admission is free on Friday, and $5 for the entire weekend. 591-3430 or www.stkatherine.net. 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 Tagine and Flavors of South Africa: Friday, Jan. 20 ($75); Taste of San Francisco: Wednesday, Jan. 25 ($75); Celebrating Fusion: Friday, Jan. 27 ($69); Mediterranean Night: Wednesday, Feb. 1 ($69) Sur La Table, 9501 Strada Place, Mercato; 598-1463 or www.surlatable.com Tasty Thai Favorites: Thursday, Jan. 19 ($69); Fast & Fabulous Meals: Friday, Jan. 20 ($69); Date Night Winter Dinner in France: Friday, Jan. 20 ($79); Fabulous French Croissants: Saturday, Jan. 21 ($69); Knife Skills 101: Saturday, Jan. 21 ($59); Date Night Passport to Tuscany: Saturday, Jan. 21 ($79); Deliciously Gluten-Free: Sunday, Jan. 22 ($69); Tasty Thai Favorites: Sunday, Jan. 22 ($69); Flavors of Tuscany: Sunday, Jan. 22 ($69); Spectacular Spanish Paella: Monday, Jan. 23, and Wednesday, Jan. 25 ($69); Fabulous French Croissants: Tuesday, Jan. 24 (469); and Winter Dinner in France: Wednesday, Jan. 25 ($69). Email food and dining news to Lindsey Nesmith at firstname.lastname@example.org. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 C29 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) 1585 Pine Ridge Road, Suite 5, Naples, Florida 34109 239.592.0050 NoodlesCafe.comLUNCH/MONSAT 11:30AM to 4PM DINNER/MONSAT 4PM to 10PM & SUN 4PM to 9PMHALF PRICEHouse Wines, House, Call & Premium Liqueurs & Noodles Signature $5 Martinis! OVER 40 ITEMS FOR HAPPY APPYS!4PM TO 6PM 7 DAYS A WEEK NEW LIVE MUSIC WEDNESDAY EXTENDED HAPPY HOUR & DANCING FROM 4PM TO 9PM WITH OMAR BAKER Original Italian Cafe & Sushi Bar Celebrating Our25TH ANNIVERSARY Featuring New Dinner Menu Items Grilled 16 oz. Tuscan Pork Ribeye Tortellini Rosa Tortellini Salad NEW VEGETARIAN DISHES Veggie Stuffed Button Mushrooms Italian Veggie Primavera Vegetarian Pizza NEW UPGRADED SUSHI MENU! CUISINE NEWS
C30 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY naplesfujiyama.com239.261.43322555 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34103 6 6 SIX-COURSE ENTREES BUY 1, GET 1 50% OFF SUNDAY-THURSDAY ALL NIGHT FRIDAY-SATURDAY 5-6 PM & 9-10 PM OPEN 5-10 PM 7 DAYS A WEEK PAST REPASTSHere are some capsule summaries of previous restaurant reviews: Another Broken Egg Caf, 670 Tamiami Trail N., Naples; 300-0696 While Another Broker Egg offers traditional items, theres lots of unusual fare, too. Crab cakes topped with poached eggs and Andouille-infused Hollandaise, for example. Omelets with lobster and Brie and even some breakfast appetizers. I can personally attest to the deliciousness of the Baked Brie Delight (a slab of warm cheese served with apples, raisins and pecans lightly sauted in Grand Marnier butter sauce paired with toasted French bread). Other winners were a large bowl of house-made granola, fruit and quinoa with strawberries, blueberries, bananas, coconut and vanilla Greek yogurt; the Bacquezo (an omelet with cream cheese, bacon, chorizo, Monterey Jack and green onions); and the Hey Lucy! (an omelet with chorizo, sauted onions, green chiles and cheddar). A Belgian waffle and gluten-free pancakes were top-notch as well. A bonus: The staff is uniformly welcoming and efficient. Lunch served, too. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed January 2016 Rodizio Grill, Coconut Point, 8017 Plaza Del Lago Drive, Estero; 4980018 The latest dining addition at Coconut Point re-creates the Brazilian churrascaria tradition of all-you-can-eat grilled meats carved tableside by gauchos wielding three-foot skewers and scary looking knives. Its entirely possible to eat a weeks worth of protein at one sitting. Thats not advisable for a number of reasons, one of which is that you should dedicate a portion of your appetite to the remarkably expansive salad bar and Brazilian side dishes. We sampled four cuts of beef, three pork presentations, ham and three chicken items (including some exquisitely tender hearts). The tritip and a garlicky beef called bife com alho were favorites in the beef department. Bacon-wrapped chicken and pork chunks were table pleasers, too, as were sweet pork linguia sausages and pork loin dusted with Parmesan. Aside from the occasional streak of gristle, the only real disappointment was the leg of lamb, which was overcooked and devoid of even the slightest hint of pink. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed May 2016 Moura Bistro, Meridian Marketplace, 3369 Pine Ridge Road, Naples; 738-8883 This cozy little bistro offers the flavors of Lebanon and the Mediterranean: hummus, kibbeh, shawarma, kebabs, falafel and such. Vegetarians and meat lovers alike will find plenty on which to feast. Both the smoky baba ghannoush dip and the spinach pie were great starters. Platters of shawarma chicken and falafel came piled high. The chicken had a great smoky flavor and spicy mayo for dipping, while the crisp falafel came with creamy tahini and garlic potatoes. The baklava had just enough honey but not so much that it drowned out the nuts and pastry. On Friday and Saturday night, a belly dancer provides entertainment. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed July 2016 Petars Restaurant, 3300 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs; 494-1343 Petars seats only 32 indoors and a handful outside and serves just a halfdozen each of appetizers and entrees. But former Ritz-Carlton chef Petar Al Kurdi proves theres a lot to be said for offering a small menu, cooking with the freshest seasonal ingredients and plating each dish with precision and panache. His crab cakes are so free of filler ingredients that it was difficult to tell what was holding the moist jumbo lump meat together. Fresh pasta and skillfully simmered risotto are mainstays, and exquisite Wagyu beef might turn up as a juicy strip steak with parsnip puree or tucked into Bolognese with pasta. Each dish from appetizer to entree was garnished with snippets of green herbs such as dill and parsley, which added a final flourish of freshness to the plates. Beer and wine. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed: February 2016 The Local, 5323 Airport-Pulling Road, Naples; 596-3276 This restaurants name aptly describes its mission: to serve as much farmand sea-to-table food as can be procured locally. Run by chef/owner Jeff Mitchell, a Culinary Institute of America alum, the menu is creative, the setting unfussy and the staff friendly and accommodating. Offerings change frequently, depending on what products are available. If they are available on your visit, I recommend starting with the Pine Island clams in red curry. The sauce sweet and spicy, redolent of basil and studded with scallions is good enough to drink on its own. Pan-seared triggerfish was expertly cooked, enhanced by a mango and avocado salsa. Mustard-roasted allnatural Joyce Farms free-range chicken breast with mustard breadcrumbs, softboiled egg and pecorino sauce was an imaginative way to dress up poultry. From the side dish choices, we liked the blackened potatoes, the sweet potato cake and the roasted beets with shallots and sherry vinegar. An dont skip dessert; everything is homemade. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed April 2015 Key to ratings Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor TRINITY RIVER BAND GOSPEL. COUNTRY. BLUES. The Trinity River Band is an award-winning band from Callahan, Florida which hit the music scene in 2008 performing in local churches. Three years later, they became a national touring sensation! Their unique mix of country, acoustic roots, folk, gospel and bluegrass will keep everyone happy and wanting for more. This family of Mom on bass, Dad on guitar and three children on violin, banjo and mandolin will be an evening you will never forget! Tickets $25.00; tickets can be purchased at the door.SUNDAY, JANUARY 29 6:00 P.M.2000 Unity Way, Naples, Florida 34112 naplesunity.org 239.775.3009
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C31 Specially discounted products cannot be combined with other promotions. Not offered during special events on Fifth Avenue S. or National Holidays. BEST MEDITERRANEAN FOOD 700 Fifth Avenue South, Naples, Florida 34102 239.659.7008 Visit www.VerginaRestaurant.com For Our Menu LUNCH SPECIALS Daily from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. TWO HAPPY DINNERS $39.95 Offered Daily from 4:30 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Featuring Local Seafood & Florida Fresh Produce. Add House or Caesar Salad $5. LIVE ENTERTAINMENT Mon-Wed 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Every Night 8:30 p.m. until Closing BAR HAPPY HOURHalf Price on all Alcoholic Beverages & Tapas Selections$ Daily from 11:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. CUISINEMarlin Bar offers tasty respite for Coconut Point shoppersHoliday shoppers were likely the first to discover and enjoy a new dining option at Coconut Point in Estero. The Marlin Bar is a new, casual concept by the retail fashion and restaurant chain Tommy Bahama that opened at the end of November. Unlike most of the centers restaurants, which are located on the outer perimeter, the Marlin Bar sits right on Fashion Drive, the main shopping thoroughfare, wrapping around the existing Tommy Bahama boutique. That makes it a convenient alternative for shoppers who want to take a quick break for a pick-me-up or unwind after a day of store hopping without having to leave the retail hub. Nothing like a blood orange margarita and a couple of jerkchicken tacos to perk up the spent spirits. The weather was perfect last week for alfresco dining. Competition for tables can be stiff during peak dining hours, but we were able to get a four-top under an umbrella after waiting five or 10 minutes. Food and drink orders are placed at a walkup bar and delivered to the tables, but one server bent the rules a bit and was nice enough to take our order at the table. Handcrafted cocktails outnumber the beer and wine options and even, for that matter, the food choices. True to the Tommy Bahama aesthetic, there are a halfdozen rum concoctions blended with pineapple, coconut and citrus. The martinis and signature cocktails are equally fruity. The classic mojito ($11) was sweetened with sugar cane syrup that balanced out the tartness of lime juice and citrus-infused rum. Equally refreshing was the Cucumber Smash ($12.50), a mixture of Hendricks gin, St. Germain elderflower liqueur, lime and muddled cucumbers. Pricey? Yes, but consider those top-shelf spirits. With food prices topping out at $12, its easy to try a broad sampling of the brief menu. So-called snacks include craft beer cheese and guacamole; salads and rice bowls are topped with proteins that make them substantial enough to serve as entres; and handhelds are a couple of sandwiches and tacos with assorted fillings. Some items, such as a chicken-andmango salad and ahi tuna tacos, are carryovers from Tommy Bahama Restaurants, but the overall approach is closer to bar basics than fancy food. Thats not to say the food isnt taken seriously. The dishes we sampled were flavorful and attractively presented on ecofriendly recyclable plates and bowls. The world famous coconut shrimp ($9) was an excellent rendition of a dish thats a culinary clich in Southwest Florida. The three jumbo shrimp were succulent within their crisp and flaky coconut coating, which adhered nicely rather than crumbling off the shellfish. They were served with a papaya mango chutney that complemented them well not too sweet, not too spicy and a small helping of island slaw, a citrusy salad with shredded cabbage, red onion and cilantro. Grain bowls have been gaining popularity in the last year, so offering brown rice topped with seafood and items like pickled vegetables and seeds is a smart choice by the corporate decision-makers. The blackened mahi-mahi bowl ($9) was piled high with rice, baby greens, sweet cabbage slaw, roasted corn, diced tomato, mango salsa and avocado. Drizzled with lime sour cream and sprinkled with fried wontons, it was a cornucopia of contrasting colors, flavors and textures. Although I would have preferred more seasoning on the fish blackened mahi usually is much spicier the fillet was perfectly cooked and a satisfying portion for the price.The Cuban sandwich ($10) was a fine interpretation of the classic toasted roll filled with thinly sliced ham and pork, pickles and Swiss cheese (but I would have liked more cheese). Purists may balk, but the nontraditional additions of trendy chipotle aioli and sriracha mustard do no harm, and its good that the menu warns diners of these spicy condiments. The tacos can be ordered with fish, beef, chicken, pork or roasted vegetables. The pork version ($8) consisted of two flour tortillas stuffed with juicy shredded shoulder meat topped with a smoky roasted pepper salsa, island slaw, pickled red onions, crumbled feta and lime sour cream. They wont replace my favorite mom-and-pop taquerias tacos, but they were loaded with flavor and appropriately upscaled for the location. I didnt see any evidence of dessert offerings at Marlin Bar, but ice cream, frozen yogurt and macarons are never far away at Coconut Point. And wouldnt you really rather have another mojito or margarita anyway? Tommy Bahama knows what its doing. drew STERWALDcuisine@floridaweekly.com Marlin Bar at Tommy Bahama>> Hours: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday >> Reservations: Not accepted >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: Appetizers, $8-$9; sandwiches and salads, $8-$12 >> Beverages: Full bar >> Specialties of the house: Tropical drinks and light food >> Volume: Moderate >> Parking: Street parking >> Website: tommybahama.comRatings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: 23150 Fashion Drive, Coconut Point, Estero, 947-2203 Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor DREW STERWALD / FLORIDA WEEKLYThe Cuban sandwich at Marlin Bar gets a spicy touch with chipotle aioli and sriracha mustard.Tacos (above left) are served with shredded beef, blackened fish, jerk chicken, pork or roasted vegetables. The Marlin Bar serves a fine rendition of coconut shrimp (above right) with island slaw and papaya mango chutney. Blackened mahi-mahi is served in a bowl with brown rice, baby greens, mango salsa and lime sour cream.
JAXI, developer of the 32-story Allure luxury condominium to be built in the Historic Fort Myers River District, has announced plans to develop ONE, a new boutique condominium to rise on the Caloosahatchee River next door to Allure. Designed by world-renowned architects Behar Font & Partners, ONE will be a 16-story tower featuring 26 exclusive condominium residences with pricing from the low $500,000s to over $2 million. The boutique tower will feature two-and three-bedroom residences ranging from 1,500 to 2,286 square feet. ONE will also include two penthouses spanning from 3,900 square feet to over 5,000 square feet, one of which is already reserved. Several interested buyers at Allure communicated to us that they were looking for a spacious riverfront residence in a boutique building that would be completed and ready for occupancy sooner than Allure, so we listened to them and decided to develop ONE to meet their needs, says JAXI Managing Member Eduardo Caballero. We expect to begin construction on ONE by the middle of this year with an estimated completion in late 2018, he adds. In addition to listening to feedback from buyers, the developers are also committed to the long-term success of the Historic Downtown Fort Myers River District. We believe very strongly in the continued growth and popularity of this tropical urban paradise which is clear by our continued presence in this market with the introduction of ONE, says Caballero. Luxurious features at ONE include private entrance elevators, 10to 14-foot ceilings, porcelain flooring, natural gas ranges, five-burner cooktop, double oven, quartz countertops in chef-inspired kitchens, and floor-to-ceiling windows, expansive balconies, and large walk-in wardrobes. The interiors for ONE will be inspired by ADRIANA HOYOS DESIGN STUDIO. The work of Hoyos and her international design firm has been featured in Architectural Digest, Interior Design, Florida Design, and Luxe Magazine, to name a few. The firms 27 plus years of experience spans the globe from the U.S., France, United Kingdom, Panama, Mexico, and the Caribbean, to South America and beyond. The firm has delivered interiors for international hoteliers such as TRUMP, Starwood, Swissotel, Marriott and Hilton. In addition to all of the enviable unit amenities, ONE will feature indulgent building amenities including: a heated cascading Infinity-edge pool with waterfall overlooking the water; a serene landscaped riverfront promenade connected to Allure; a fitness room with interactive virtual on-demand fitness classes; a club room with bar; a pet grooming room; indoor and outdoor yoga studios; fire pits and a relaxing sandy beach; concierge services; high-speed Internet and Wi-Fi in all public areas; and assigned covered garage parking with 24-hour controlled access. Just like Allure, ONEs prime location in the Historic Downtown Fort Myers River District, put residents in a vibrant neighborhood that is continuing to thrive and evolve. Offering the best of arts, culture, and entertainment, while combining tropical urbanism and small town charm, the Historic Fort Myers River District has become extremely attractive to visitors and local residents alike. With over 50 cafes, bars and restaurants, the pedestrian and pet-friendly historic downtown offers unlimited options for dining and nightlife to suit any taste. Arts and culture abound in the River District where the brick streets are lined with eclectic boutiques and art galleries, historic landmarks and architecture, museums, and even a professional theater. Sales for ONE will be conducted from the beautiful Allure sales gallery located on the first floor of the Fort Myers City Pier building at 1300 Hendry Street. To learn more about ONE, call (239) 500-JAXI (5294), ext. 1 or visit ONEFtMyers.com. JAXI introduces ONE new boutique waterfront condominium to be built in the Historic Fort Myers River District ra nt s t he p ed es tr ia n an d pe t friendlyhis mu se um s a nd e ve n a pr of es si on al t he at er WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017SPONSORED CONTENT YOUR GUIDE TO NEW HOME COMMUNITIES IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA
Stock Signature Homes introducing new estate residences for seasonStock Signature Homes, the luxury homebuilding division of Stock Development, is introducing new furnished estate models in Southwest Floridas most prestigious communities and neighborhoods this season. Completed and soon to be completed residences are available in Naples Pine Ridge Estates and Park Shore neighborhoods, Bonita Bay, Estuary at Grey Oaks, the Esplanade Golf & Country Club of Naples, TwinEagles, and on Marco Island. These beautifully designed residences offer the possibility of being in a new estate home for the 2017 season. Stock completed a furnished model in Pine Ridge Estates earlier this month. Located at 392 West Street, the home offers 4,369 square feet plus an additional 1,084 square feet of covered lanai space. The great room plan features a formal dining room, island kitchen and breakfast nook, study, exercise room, three bedrooms plus a VIP suite, three-and-a-half baths plus a pool bath, and two two-car garages. The model includes a fireplace and outdoor kitchen on the lanai and a pool and spa. Priced at $3,595,000 furnished, the model showcases an interior by Soco Interiors Daniel Kilgore. A second Pine Ridge Estates model at 186 North Street is slated for completion in early February. Stock also completed its furnished model at 675 Anchor Road in Naples in early January. Soco Interiors Charlotte Horvath created the homes captivating interior design. Priced at $3,695,000 furnished, the 4,189 square feet under air floor plan includes a wide entry foyer that leads to a reception room. The primary living areas include a great room with a fireplace, an island kitchen and breakfast room, walk-in wine room, formal dining room, study, four bedrooms, one of which is a VIP suite, four full baths and two half-baths, an outdoor living area with a summer kitchen, fireplace, pool and spa, a one-car garage, a two-car garage, and a motor court. The Caribbean architectural style of Stocks completed furnished model designed by MHK Architecture and Planning at 3750 Fountainhead Lane in Park Shore includes a standing seam metal roof and richly finished exterior details. Priced at $3,595,000 with furnishings, the 4,189 square feet under air two-story residence showcases an interior by Clive Daniel Homes Rebekah Errett-Pikosky and Charlie Hansen. Their design presents a measure of coastal flair with a clean, elegant edge. MHKs floor plan offers an exceptional level of livability with a living room that features a fireplace, a two-story ceiling, and opens to an outdoor living area with a fireplace, a conversation and dining area, an outdoor kitchen, and a pool and spa. Priced at $3,395,000 with furnishings, Stocks completed 4,500 square feet Savannah model in Bay Woods at Bonita Bay features an interior designed by Senior Designers Meredith Summersgill and Natalie Kibler at Soco Interiors. The open concept floor plan is ideally suited to the luxurious Bonita Bay indoor/outdoor lifestyle. The plan offers a grand room that flows into a formal dining room, an island kitchen with a breakfast area, a study with a beamed ceiling detail, a three-car garage, four bedrooms, four-and-a-half baths plus a pool bath, and an outdoor living area that includes a summer kitchen with a large island, dining and conversation areas, and a pool and spa. Stocks completed furnished Windsor III and Majorca II models are open for viewing and purchase in Salara at the Esplanade Golf & Country Club of Naples. The Windsor III offers a 4,155 square feet floor plan with three bedrooms, a fourth bedroom that can serve as a rec room, four-and-a-half baths, a great room, study, formal dining room, island kitchen, an outdoor living area with a fireplace, outdoor kitchen, pool, and a spa, and a four-car garage. The Windsor III model showcases an interior by Vogue Interiors Sheila Corasaniti and is offered at $2,038,715 fullyfurnished. Soco Interiors Kassie Parisoe has created a classic interior with a contemporary twist for Stocks Majorca II model in Salara. The 4,121 square feet floor plan includes a living room with a fireplace and wet bar, a study, formal dining room, double-island kitchen with a dinette, spacious family room, four bedrooms, fourand-a-half baths, a covered lanai with a fireplace, outdoor kitchen, pool and spa, and a one-car garage and a two-car garage. The furnished Majorca II model is priced at $1,953,260. After selling its 7,713 square feet Neapolitan estate model at 1213 Gordon River Trail in Estuary at Grey Oaks for $7 million less than 90 days after completion, Stock is building its 7,019 square feet, two-story Aqualane estate model in Estuary. The floor plan includes large yet extremely inviting spaces that are ideal for entertaining. Scheduled for completion in late January, the Aqualane is currently priced at $7,295,000 and will feature an interior by Soco Interiors Daniel Kilgore, ASID and Natalie Kibler. Stocks unfurnished, move-in ready Muirfield V and Regency Manor residences are scheduled for completion within the next three weeks in TwinEagles Hedgestone estate neighborhood. Stock is also building lakefront residences in Lake Estates at TwinEagles. Stocks previously sold Windsor III model is open for viewing in Lake Estates and a new Windsor III model will be completed in late June. Stock has started construction of two new models on Marco Island. The 3,903 square feet, two-story Polynesia residence is slated for completion in late May and the 3,6 29 square feet, two-story furnished Malibu model is scheduled for completion in July. Pricing for both furnished models will be determined as construction progresses. For additional information about luxury residences by Stock Signature Homes throughout Southwest Florida, visit stockdevelopment.com. Above: Priced at $3,595,000 with furnishings, Stock Signature Homes 4,189 square feet under air two-story model residence at 3750 Fountainhead Lane in Naples Park Shore neighborhood showcases an interior design by Clive Daniel Homes Rebekah Errett-Pikosky and Charlie Hansen. Above: Priced at $3,395,000 with furnishings, Stocks completed 4,500 square feet Savannah model in Bay Woods at Bonita Bay features an interior designed by Senior Designers Meredith Summersgill and Natalie Kibler at Soco Interiors. Left: Stocks completed furnished Windsor III model in Salara at the Esplanade Golf & Country Club of Naples showcases an interior by Vogue Interiors Sheila Corasaniti and is offered at $2,038,715 fully-furnished. 2 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
Broker participation welcomed. Prices, plans and specications subject to change without notice. ORAL REPRESENTATION CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS REFERENCE SHOULD BE MADE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. NOT AN OFFERING WHERE PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW. PHOTOGRAPHY IN THIS AD MAY BE STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY USED TO DEPICT THE LIFESTYLE TO BE ACHIEVED RATHER ANY THAT MAY EXIST. 239.449.5900 TalisPark.comA KITSON & PARTNERS COMMUNITY amper mMODELS OPEN DAILYLuxury Estate, Single-Family, Coach Home, Condominium, and Terrace Home Residences from the $600s into the Millions See it... Touch it... Feel it, Make it your own
Life on the waterfront, inspired by life on the waterMarinafront lifestyle attracts buyers to AQUAThere is a point on Floridas West Coast known to boaters far and wide. The town of Naples is famous for its fishing, its charm and its natural beauty. Now, Naples is also home to AQUA at Pelican Isle, neighboring the Pelican Isle Yacht Club, the new address of choice on Floridas Paradise Coast. Necessity meets luxury, comfort and security at AQUA. The marinafront luxury tower community welcomes owners, residents and visitors alike with a suite of amenities and resources from the essential to the irresistible. Whether it is your permanent address, a frequent getaway or a favorite port of call, AQUA at Pelican Isle has become an acclaimed destination in its own right. The more passionate you are about your time aboard, the more value you place on your time ashore. AQUA features expansive water views, a picturesque waterside promenade, and beautifully landscaped grounds. AQUA offers the ultimate in luxury in a pristine, natural setting well known to the yachting world. Located nearby world-class restaurants and shopping in downtown Naples, AQUA combines all of the advantages of luxury waterfront living in Southwest Florida in one place. AQUA at Pelican Isle is designed to help you make the most of every moment. The elegant, 11-story luxury tower II (now under construction) offers an array of the finest amenities, all designed to make daily living as comfortable and rewarding as possible for AQUA residents. The first tower is sold out. AQUA at Pelican Isle offers a unique opportunity to a limited number of buyers to create a custom home overlooking a private marina, Wiggins Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, setting a new standard for luxury waterfront living as the finest boutique marina-front condominium in the Naples market. Development of Tower II continues on the select 32 residences with a limited number of residences still available for sale including two penthouse suites. Indulge, exercise, and entertain -all in the state-of-the-art luxury, while you prepare for your next cruise. Custom residences range between 3,900 to over 4,100 square feet, with three bedrooms, three and a half baths and either a living/family room or living/family room plus den. Design features include high ceilings, gourmet kitchens with gas cooktops, sunlit backto-front living areas, spacious master bedroom suites, lavish master bathrooms with generous closet space and more. The two remaining penthouse suites on the top floor are more than 6,500 square feet. Exceptional conveniences offered at AQUA include a state-of-the-art movie theater, a private library, resort-style pool and spa, fitness center with his and her steam rooms and dry sauna facilities, and much more. Additionally, Tower II amenities include an outdoor putting green, a dog run, a game room with virtual golf overlooking the waterfront, and three spacious guest suites. Those seeking a more refined lifestyleone where sophistication, luxury and the water interact on a daily basis should act now on the few remaining residences at AQUAs Tower II. With the completion date scheduled for spring 2017, these one-of-a-kind waterfront residences will not last long. Select a residence at AQUAs Tower II and discover why it is Paradise Coasts chosen address! For further information about the select opportunities at AQUA, please call 239-591-2727, visit online at www. aqua-naples.com or stop by the information center located at Wiggins Pass Road, 13675 Vanderbilt Drive, Naples, Florida 34110. All residences at AQUA are offered from $1.995 million and above, exclusively from PACT Realty. 4 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
LUXURY COASTAL CONTEMPORARY TOWER RESIDENCES FROM JUST OVER $1M Sales Center Open Daily | 26951 Country Club Drive | Bonita Springs | 239.301.4940SeaglassLuxeTower.com Everything under the unThe lifestyle of Bonita Bay shines unlike anywhere else. Its a community where residents receive exclusive access to the nest combination of luxuries and conveniences in all of Southwest Florida. Pickleball Courts Premier CGI Golf Studio 12 Miles of Trails and Bike Paths Full-Service Marina with 96 slips World-Class Fitness Center with Technogym All-New 60,000 Sq. Ft. Lifestyle Center 5 Championship Golf Courses 1,400+ Acres of Natural Preserves 18 Har-Tru Tennis Courts Private Beach on Little Hickory Island 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 displayed on materials provided to you are solely intended to provide general information about prop osed plans of WSR-Bonita Bay LLC. These proposed plans are conceptual in nature and are subj ect to change or cancellation (in whole or in part) at any time without notice. Land uses, public and private facilities, improvements, and plans described or depicted on any materials are conceptual only, subject to government approvals and market factors, and subject to change without notice. Nothing in these materials obligates WSR-Bonita Bay, LLC, or any other entity to build any facilities or improvements, and there is no guarantee that any illustrated or described proposed future development will be implemented. Neither the information and materials provided to you, nor any communication made or given in connection with and of the foregoing may be deemed to constitute any representation or warranty or may otherwise be relied upon by any person or entity for any reason whatsoe ver. Equal Housing Opportunity. Kayaking & Canoeing Lodge New Aquatic Center* Visit us online for a complete list of anemitiesMembership Fees May Apply *Coming Soon UNDER CONSTRUCTIONMONTHS TO OCCUPANCY 18 LIMITED TIME FOR RESIDENCE CUSTOMIZING 50 %SOLD OUT OVER
Find your place in paradise during the 2017 Parade of Homes at Naples Reserve!Discover Naples newest and most casually awesome lifestyle umbrella drinks, tiki huts and a private island included when Naples Reserve hosts the Collier Building Industry Associations single-site Parade of Homes in February. More than a dozen decorated model homes will be open for tours Feb. 17-19 and Feb. 24-26. Featuring 11 neighborhoods woven into a tapestry of 22 freshwater lakes including the 125-acre Eagle Lake with its Kontiki Island Naples Reserve channels the ambience of Floridas old beach towns with its emphasis on lakefront living, Southern Coastal architecture and the spirit of Key West. The models, built by the areas best homebuilders, cover the range of possibilities three and four bedrooms, 1,800 to more than 3,500 square feet of air-conditioned space, large outdoor living areas, private master suites, refreshing pools and spas, and relaxing fireplaces and fire pits. Naples Reserve has attached villas, single-family homes and custom estate homes available by exceptional homebuilders, including Ashton Woods, D.R. Horton, Florida Lifestyle Homes, KTS Homes, Lundstrom Development, Marvin Development, McGarvey Custom Homes and Stock Signature Homes. Venture into Naples Reserves superb models and youll soon envision yourself tapping into your inner awesomeness throughout our 688 acres, offering onand off-water pursuits from the new Island Club featuring a tiki hut, waterfall pool, Latitudes Cafe, a sweep of sandy beach and separate fitness center to the nearly completed tennis and pickleball complex. Theres also bocce ball and beach volleyball, a meandering nature trail and a mile-long stretch of lakefront along the 76,000-acre Picayune Strand State Forest for serious rowing and National Geographic photo opportunities. Naples Reserve offers the vacationevery-day lifestyle youve longed for, close to downtown Naples and the areas idyllic Gulf of Mexico beaches. You can also catch the sunset from the Chat n Chill Tiki Bar or, for those who live along Eagle Lake, from your own private floating dock. iStar, named 2015 Developer of the Year by Builder and Developer magazine, created Naples Reserve for those who want to have fun. Additional amenities will include a tot lot, two dog parks and a community boat ramp. Naples Reserves Parade of Homes models are open Friday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Homes are priced from the high-$200s to more than $1 million. A $5 donation per visitor is suggested to benefit the CBIAs scholarship fund. Learn more about the Parade at www. naplesreserve.com/parade-of-homes. Visit Naples Reserve at 14885 Naples Reserve Circle, located off U.S. 41, 2 miles southeast of the Collier Boulevard/CR 951 intersection and 10 minutes from I-75, Exit 101. Above: Naples Reserve Island Club. Florida Lifestyle Homes Siesta Key model. Right: Ashton Woods Patmos model. Ab ov e: N ap le s Re se rv e Is la nd C lu b VisitNaplesReserveat14885Naples 6 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
BROKER PARTICIPATION WELCOME. ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. NOT AN OFFERING WHERE PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW. PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. FLStockDevelopmentQUAIL WEST REALTY, EXCLUSIVE SALES AGENT, LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKER DIAMOND CUSTOM HOMES | FLORIDA LIFESTYLE HOMES | FOX CUSTOM BUILDERS | LONDON BAY HOMES | MCGARVEY CUSTOM HOMES SEAGATE DEVELOPMENT GROUP | STOCK SIGNATURE HOMES 6289 BURNHAM ROAD | NAPLES, FL 34119 | 239.592.1010 | QUAILWEST.COMFrom $1 million to over $7 million Quail West has dened luxury living in Naples. And this winter the next exciting chapter in its storied history comes to lifewith a modern-day interpretation of country club living and amenity enhancements including a transitional design clubhouse, expanded tness and wellness center, and a new, updated golf experience. Choose from an exquisite collection of move-in-ready homes from the areas nest builders, with fully furnished models and exciting designs for a new generation of discerning homebuyers. Visit Quail West and experience our magnicent models today!MAGNIFICENT: THE SE UEL. QCome celebrate the season of WHATS NEXT.OAKMONT MAGNOLIA DIAMOND CUSTOM HOMES 4 bedrooms & 4 1/2 baths CAMBRIDGE II FLORIDA LIFESTYLE HOMES 4 bedrooms & 4 1/2 baths CASA BELLISSIMA FOX CUSTOM BUILDERS 4 bedrooms & 4 1/2 baths AVIGNON LONDON BAY HOMES 4 bedrooms & 5 1/2 baths MON PARADIS MCGARVEY CUSTOM HOMES 4 bedrooms & 4 + 2-1/2 baths OAKMONT SEAGATE DEVELOPMENT GROUP 4 bedrooms & 4 + 2-1/2 baths AQUALINA STOCK SIGNATURE HOMES 4 bedrooms & 4 + 2-1/2 baths Here is a sampling of our luxury estate homes: SOLD
Simplicity of condo, coach home and terrace home living available at Talis ParkAs luxury homebuyers seek ways to simplify their living situations, Talis Park in North Naples is offering an expanded selection of newly-constructed penthousestyle condominium, resort-style coach home, and terrace home residences. The residences provide a maintenance-free lifestyle. In the Park condominium, coach home, and terrace home residences with fairway, water, and preserve views, and In the Village condominiums within minutes of Talis Parks award-winning Vyne House clubhouse feature elegant living environments and a highly coveted measure of convenience. The Residences at Vyne House is an enclave of fourteen luxury condominium residences situated adjacent to Vyne House. The Residences at Vyne Houses distinctive ambiance is based on the premise that location, exceptional service, choice, and style matter. Homeowners will enjoy the convenience of life at the heart of Talis Park, just minutes from every amenity at Vyne House, including casual and fine dining, an indoor/outdoor lounge experience, an intimate wine room, a resort-style pool, state-of-the-art fitness and spa facilities, a rotunda with a twosided fireplace that overlooks the 18th fairway, a golf pro shop, and mens and womens locker rooms. A seven days a week concierge will provide a distinctive level of personal service. The Residences at Vyne House offers a choice of eleven floor plans ranging from 2,563 to 5,648 square feet priced from $1.350 million to $3.575 million. The floor plan choices include twobedroom plus den, three bedroom, three bedroom plus den, and four-bedroom residences with a family room and great room. Several of the residences include expansive outdoor terraces overlooking the Great Lawn. Three penthouse residences range from 2,752 to 5,648 square feet with 12-foot ceilings. FrontDoor Communities previously sold Sienna furnished Coach Homes at Corsica model is open for viewing. An enclave of 64 exquisitely designed and spacious residences, The Coach Homes at Corsica will include 16 south-facing twostory buildings with four residences per building. The Coach Homes at Corsica provide an exceptional level of resortstyle living. Two light-filled floor plans feature open concept living areas that can be customized to suit individual buyer preferences. Each residence includes a private arrival courtyard. A private garage accessible directly from the residence, a private covered terrace off the owners bedroom, dual walk-in closets in the owners suite, a covered outdoor living area extending across the entire rear of the residence, and pavered motor courts and walkways are also included. In addition to the previously sold model, six completed Corsica Coach Home residences are available for immediate purchase and occupancy and offer the possibility of enjoying the 2017 winter season in an elegant, newly constructed coach home within one of Naples premier golf course communities. Additional residences will be completed in March. Upon entry to the 3,382 square feet under air second floor Sienna residences, visitors will be greeted in a foyer with a 20-foot clear-story ceiling, an elegant staircase, and a private elevator. The Sienna plan includes a study or loft, a great room, dining area and wet bar, an island kitchen, three bedrooms, and three-and-a-half baths. The great room, dining area, and owners suite open to 527 square feet of covered lanai space. The Sienna coach homes are priced from the $800s. The 2,532 square feet under air first floor Messina coach homes include a great room and dining area, an island kitchen, three bedrooms, and three-anda-half baths. The great room, dining area, and owners suite open to 527 square feet of covered lanai space. The Messina residences are priced from the $700s. The Coach Homes at Corsica are situated adjacent to Talis Parks Sports Complex. Six lighted Har-Tru tennis courts with directionally focused lighting and pavilions for resting between matches, a tennis pro shop and clubhouse with restrooms and a beverage center, four bocce ball courts, a fifty-foot two-lane lap pool, and an enchanting green space are literally just moments away. WCI Communities Carrara neighborhood will feature 90 penthouse-style condominiums overlooking Talis Parks golf course. Each building includes three floors over parking with two residences per floor. Eight completed residences are available for purchase and move-in. A completed private hospitality area for Carrara residents includes a pool, a covered gathering area, restrooms, and grills. The hospitality area is located just steps away from Talis Parks Casa Cortese Grille and sports bar. The Sports Complex and Vyne House are within a short walk. Priced from the $700s, Carrara offers the simplicity and convenience of maintenance-free condominium living along with the luxurious ambiance one would expect in a community of Talis Parks stature. Each residence includes a private elevator lobby, a spacious great room, a gourmet island kitchen, an on the view owners suite, two guest ensuites, a library/media room, a powder bath, and secured ground level parking. The penthouse-style residences offer more than 2,900 square feet of air conditioned living space and feature wraparound loggias. A furnished model is open for viewing in Carrara and showcases an interior by Jinx McDonald, President & Interior Designer at Jinx McDonald Interior Designs. WCI is accepting contracts for luxury Terrace Homes presented within the first two of eight three-story mid-rises in Talis Parks Viansa neighborhood. Offering 2,350 square feet of living area, 48 three bedroom plus den, three-and-a-half bath Viansa Terrace Homes will feature nature preserve views and a design that balances everyday living with easy al fresco entertaining. Homes in Viansa start at $605,000. A Viansa furnished model is scheduled to open in March. Visit Talis Parks Garden House Sales Center at 16980 Livingston Road in North Naples, or visit Talis Park online at talispark.com. h f s H t t w Above: Kitson & Partners Residences at Vyne House is an enclave of fourteen luxury condominium residences situated literally within steps of the Vyne House clubhouse and Talis Parks Great Lawn. Right: FrontDoor Communities previously sold Sienna furnished Coach Homes at Corsica model is open for viewing at Talis Park. Completed coach home residences are available for purchase and immediate occupancy. Left: Carrara Great Room: Priced from the $700s, the luxury penthouse-style residences in Talis Parks Carrara neighborhood offer more than 2,900 square feet of air conditioned living space and feature wraparound loggias. Le ft : Ca rrara Gr eatRoom:P ri ced fr omthe L 8 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
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 of Collier Blvd. intersection.Why should only one hour a day be happy?HOMES PRICED FROM THE HIGH $200s TO OVER $1 MILLION 2017 Single Site Host Feb. 1719 & feb. 2426 GET YOUR FREE SOUTH NAPLES MAGAZINE ONLINE NAPLESUNPLUGGEDMAGAZINE.COM
Ave Maria sets record with 342 home sales in 2016Ave Maria is proud to announce a record sales year for 2016 with 342 new home sales. Since 2013, Ave Maria has welcomed over 1,000 new homeowners to our beautiful town. With more than 40 floor plans from three builders in every price range, Ave Maria offers something for everyone. Make plans to visit Ave Maria this season and tour 21 decorated model homes. Home buyers recognize the incredible value and high quality of life while still enjoying the close proximity to Naples beaches and culture. Ave Maria has something for everyone including young couples, growing families, and active retirees. Amenities for an Active LifestyleAve Maria has amenities for all ages. Panther Run Golf Club at Del Webb, the on-site 18 hole course designed by Gordon G Lewis, offers challenging play alongside natural beauty and wildlife. Ave Marias water park, open exclusively to residents, features two waterslides, interactive water adventure playground, resort and lap pools, spa, and beach volleyball. The North Park boasts a playground, baseball, basketball, and soccer fields. The South Park is a great spot to walk your fourlegged friend at dog park or play bocce. Pack a picnic and relax at the covered outdoor pavilion. Quality of Life In Ave Maria, homeowners realize the importance of quality of life. Top notch education is available to all children whether its from our highly-rated Collier County Public Schools, the private K-12 Donahue Academy or Ave Maria University. The preferred method of transportation in town? A golf cart! Nothing beats zipping to Publix or to the pub on your golf cart. Best of all, new friends are easily made in Ave Maria with so many opportunities through the calendar of events hosted by the Master Association as well as the natural gathering spots of the coffee shop, pub, and outdoor patios of our town center restaurants. Lifemade simple. CC HomesCC Homes, presents 3-6 bedroom homes in one and two-story floor plans ranging in size from 1,133 to over 5,000 square feet and priced from the high $100s. Homes are offered in three neighborhoods: Maple Ridge, Maple Ridge Reserve, and Coquina at Maple Ridge. Customize your dream home with several options including outdoor oasis with pool, kitchen, and cabana bathroom or an extra bedroom or flex room above the garage. Visit the on-site sales center and tour 14 model homes open daily. Ask about several move-in ready homes. Del Webb Naples Del Webb Naples is the smart choice for active adults desiring a well-rounded southwest Florida lifestyle. Del Webb Naples offers ten floor plans from 1,133 to over 2,500 square feet, with 2-5 bedrooms and prices from the low $200s. Choose from golf course, lake or preserve view when selecting your home site from the nations highly awarded home builder. The on-site Oasis Club at Del Webb Naples features over 12,000 square feet of resort and lap pools, tennis courts, bocce and pickleball, fitness center, library, caf, fire pit, arts & crafts studio, and library. Dine at the brand new Rusty Putter for breakfast, lunch or afternoon bites. Visit an on-site sales representative to learn more about the Del Webb lifestyle. 5 model homes open daily. Pulte Homes With 17 popular single-family home designs in Hampton Village, Emerson Park, and Avalon Park priced from the low $200s, Pulte Homes offers quality construction home buyers can trust. These neighborhoods are located near the Town Center, private schools, and outdoor recreation. A well-known and respected name in home building, Pulte Homes features Life Tested features in their home designs built for life and how you live it. Two models open daily in Avalon Park. Free Trolley Tours Visit us from 11am-2pm every Tuesday and Thursday for free town trolley tours. This narrated tour highlights the very best of this award-winning town. Reserve an eco-adventure Orange Jeep Tour before your trolley and make it a great day in Ave Maria! Reservations are recommended. New this yearArtisan Market in the Town Center every Tuesday from 10am -3pm and Live Music every Thursday from 1-4pm. Save the Date Jan 28Join us for an old fashioned Great American Saturday on Saturday, Jan 28 from 8:30am to 6pm in the town center. The day kicks off with a 5K run, followed by games, baseball, live music and the Steak Cook Off dinner. Advance tickets are on sale now. Call 239-867-4556. Visit UsFor more information visit Ave Maria at 5076 Annunciation Circle # 104, avemaria.com or by calling 239-352-3903. Follow us on social media to be the first to learn about specials and incentives. Take Immokalee Rd. east; turn right onto Oil Well Rd; then left into the main Ave Maria entrance. South Floridas fastest selling new home community offers over 40 floor plans from 3 builders and a complete amenities package including water park, sports and recreation parks, outdoor trails, town center with Publix supermarket, eco-adventure tours, and free cultural events. d 2 r y f ? SouthFlorida sfastestsellingnewhome pyg, 10 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
ONE Of a kind.26 exclusive waterfront residences and just a short stroll from historic downtown Fort Myers. ONE is a 16-story tower, with twoand threebedroom condominiums, providing luxury living for a fortunate few with homes ranging from 1,511 to over 5,000 sq. ft. Floor-to-ceiling windows, chef-inspired kitchens with quartz countertops and natural gas ranges, plus private elevators are just a few of the features that make ONE so unique.Priced from the low $500s to over $2 million, ONE is nothing short of spectacular. Sales Gallery: 1300 Hendry St., Fort Myers, FL 33901 239-500-5294 Ext. 1 OneFtMyers.com
2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 11 12 15 16 9 14 The Colony Golf & Bay Club4541 Coconut Road Bonita Springs, FL 239.495.1300 TheColonyWCI.comSeaglass at Bonita Bay26951 Country Club Drive Bonita Springs, FL 239.301.4940 seaglassatbonitabay.comAltaira4541 Coconut Road Bonita Springs, FL 239.495.1300 AltairaWCI.comKalea Bay13910 Old Coast Road Naples, FL 239.793.0110 KaleaBay.com Mediterra15836 Savona Way Naples, FL 855.810.7976 mediterranaples.comQuail West6289 Burnham Road Naples, FL 239.592.1010 QuailWest.comTalis Park16980 Livingston Road Naples, FL 239.449.5900 TalisPark.comTwin Eagles11330 Twin Eagles Boulevard Naples, FL 239.352.8000 TwinEagles.comOlde Cypress7276 Lantana Circle Naples, FL 239.596.4794 OldeCypressLantana.comRaffia Preserve4075 Wolfe Road Naples, FL 239.598.2370 raffiapreserve.wcicommunities.comNaples Square100 S Goodlette-Frank Road Naples, FL 239.228.5800 NaplesSquare.comThe Isles of Collier Preserve5445 Caribe Avenue Naples, FL 844.838.3392 MintoFLA.comLely Resort New Home Sales8038 Signature Club Circle, Bldg 8-102Naples, FL 239.793.2100 stockdevelopment.comMangrove Bay201 Goodlette Road South Naples, FL 239.261.2200 MangroveBayNaples.comResidences at Mercato9123 Strada Place, Suite 7125 Naples, FL 239.594.9400 ResidencesAtMercato.comLamorada Naples2190 Woodcrest Drive Naples, FL 239.444.4450 WCICommunities.comLivingston Lakes15161 Palmer Lake Circle Naples, FL 239.444.3490 livingstonlakes.com 1 13 17 18 Ave Maria5076 Annunciation Circle #104 Ave Maria, FL (888) 841-3477 AveMaria.comPaloma26109 St. Michael Lane Bonita Springs, FL 239.949.8910 drhorton.comMockingbird Crossing 1600 Mockingbird Crossing Dr. Naples, FL 239.233.0592 drhorton.comTuscany Pointe14310 Tuscany Pointe Trail Naples, FL 34120 239.225.2679 drhorton.com 19 20 22 Sorrento28063 Sosta Lane #2 Bonita Springs, FL 239.225.2659 drhorton.comSienna Reserve14656 Reserve Lane Naples, FL 239.643.4333 siennareservenaples.comAndalucia1336 Andlaucia Way Naples, FL 239.304.8314 andalucianaples.comEstuary at Grey Oaks1220 Gordon River Trail Naples, FL 239.261.3148 estuaryatgreyoaks.com 23 24 25 21 Gulf of MexicoAirport Pulling RdBayshore DrRattlesnake Hammock RdRadio RdLivingston RdThomasson DrMassey StGoodlette RdVanderbilt Beach RdImmokalee RdFrank Blvd DrLivingston Rd SCrayton Rd111th Ave NPlateau RdGoodlette Rde BlvdPelican Marsh BlvdCounty Barn Rd5th Pine Ridge RdGolden Gate PkwyLogan BlvdTamiami TrlTamiami TrlTamiami TrlBonita Beach RdSanta Barbara Blvd Santa Barbara BlvdOld Hwy 41Green BlvdGolden Gate BlvdLivingston RFiddlers Creek PkwyDavis BlvdCollier BlvdCollier BlvdNaples l t Reg Park BeacLely Pelican Bay Naples Park VineyardsGolden GateIsland WalkNaplesPine RidgeVerona Walk Naples Manor Lely Resort East Naples Port Royal Pass Belle Meade Shell Island Palm River 31 867 951 951 84 41 41 75CENTRAL NAPLES NORTH NAPLES OLD NAPLES EAST NAPLES BONITA SPRINGS ESTEROHickory BlvdlBonita Beach RdImperial Pkwy Imperial ita Beach Rd SEOld 41 RdCoconut Rd 865 75 NAPLES 1 15 S 19 22 14 16 3 13 11 2 5 d 6 12 a a a as a a a a as a a as as as a a a s as a s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s se ey e ey e e e e e ey ey e e e e e e e ey ey ey ey y S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S a a a a as a a a a a as as as as as a as a a s s s s s s s s s s s s s se s e e y e y ey e e e e ey y y y y y y y y y S 20 21 4 7 10 8 9 s s s s s s s s s s s ell Grade RdRandall Blvd47th AveOil Well Rd p Keais RdEverglades BlvdEverglades BlvdMassey St m okalee RdWilson BlvdDesoto BlvdPlateau RdDesoto Blvd N d Golden Gate BlvdCollier Blvden eOrangetreeGolden Gates Estates 75EAST NAPLES 18 17 g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g Pa P P P P P P P P P r rk r r k r r r r k r k r r k k r k P P P P P P P P P Pa P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P r rk rk r k k r k k r rk k r r k r r r r r k r k r k r r k r r k k r r k r k k 23 24 25 12 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
OPEN HOUSE CELEBRATIONTOUR FOUR NEW LUXURY ESTATE MODEL HOMES Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. 4 p.m. FLStockDevelopmentBROKER PARTICIPATION WELCOMED. ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS REFERENCE SHOULD BE MADE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. NOT AN OFFERING WHERE PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW. PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. For directions and complete listings of all our models & communities please visit StockDevelopment.comNow, thats a ONE LEADING BUILDER. FOUR UNIQUE HOMES TO EXPERIENCE.You can tell just by looking its a Stock Signature Home. We create exquisite homes that make masterful statements and are irresistibly inviting to live in. Come experience one of our fully furnished models during this weekends Open House and nd the home of your dreams! BABCOCK RANCH | BONITA SPRINGS | FORT MYERS | MARCO ISLAND | NAPLES | PALM BEACH | SARASOTANOW BUILDING IN: Moorings 675 Anchor Rode Drive4 Bed/4 & 2 Half Baths | 4,189 sq. ft. $3,695,000 Interiors by Soco Interiors Pine Ridge 392 West Street3 Bed/4.5 Bath | 4,369 sq.ft. $3,595,000 Interiors by Soco InteriorsEsplanade Golf & Country Club of Naples Windsor III4 Bed/4.5 Bath | 4,155 sq.ft. $2,038,715 Interiors by Vogue InteriorsPark Shore 3750 Fountainhead Lane 4 Bed/4.5 Bath | 4,189 sq.ft. $3,595,000 Interiors by Clive Daniel Home
Future Seaglass residents impressed by standard and custom finish selectionsFuture residents of the 26-floor, 120-unit Seaglass high-rise tower at Bonita Bay continue to be impressed by the caliber and range of the standard and custom finish selections the award-winning Ronto Group is making available to homebuyers. Numerous buyers have taken advantage of Rontos innovative Finishing Touches Program that allows future residents to select finishes for their homes flooring, cabinetry, countertops, door hardware, plumbing fixtures, and paint colors. The level of customization and flexibility available through the Program is extremely rare. The quality and variety of the kitchen and bath cabinetry choices provide an indication of the extent to which Ronto is ensuring each residence is finished to each owners specific tastes. Future residents visiting the Seaglass Design Studio located in the Seaglass Sales Center are invited to meet with Mary Kelley Zajaczkowski, Lead Designer for the Gulf Atlantic Design Group, the provider of cabinetry products at Seaglass. Zajaczkowski presents the standard cabinetry layout. If the future resident chooses to customize their cabinets, she will go through the standard layout cabinet by cabinet to ensure changes are made to accommodate the residents preferences. She then creates a set of 3-D renderings for the residents review and approval. I oversee every design to make sure it is up to our standards and up to the clients standards, said Zajaczkowski. What makes our product special is the finish and the quality. Even the base level that we offer comes with soft closing doors and drawers, 5/8 Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) boxes finished in a maple melamine, and dovetailed drawer boxes. Plywood boxes with plywood drawer bottoms are available. We go all the way up to doing curved radius cabinetry and any kind of custom built-in can be designed and fabricated entertainment centers, dining room buffets, built-ins, or decorative furniture pieces the client might want to customize to match their cabinetry. All of the available cabinet door choices can be used on either an MDF box or a plywood box. Various door styles are available, including a traditional raised panel, a transitional style recessed panel, and contemporary styles such as shaker, flat center panel with square frames, and ultra-clean lined slab doors. Each of the styles can come with a touchless opening system. An upgraded C channel stainless steel or aluminum track can be utilized in between the doors and drawers that allows the user to simply reach in and pull the drawer out. The cabinet doors are either birch or maple. Painted doors consist of maple frames with an MDF center panel that minimizes the movement of the center panel. Low Volatile Organic Compound paints or stains are used to finish the cabinets to ensure residents are not exposed to lingering unhealthy gases. The Gulf Atlantic Design Group works directly with future residents of Seaglass to design and produce specialty pieces that can enhance both the look and the functionality of the home. These could include entertainment centers, built-ins, buffets for the dining room, and unique furniture pieces. When it comes to specialty pieces, the process starts with a meeting with the client, said Zajaczkowski. I ask questions about their lifestyle do they like to entertain, do they have grandchildren our young children and get a sense of how they like to use their spaces. Some clients will bring inspiration photos that give me an idea of what they like and dont like. I come up with something I think will suit their needs. Its a back and forth process sometimes. Ill send them a rendering and theyll sometimes say Well, wed like a little more shelving or a little more storage, and I come up with something thats totally customized for the client. Those custom pieces can be made out of the same doors and finishes that are standard, but they dont have to be. Really, the sky is the limit. A fully outfitted kitchen featuring the finishes and Thermadore appliances available at Seaglass is included at the Design Studio, as well as stone, porcelain, and wood flooring and carpet selections; granite, marble, and quartz countertops; decorative backsplashes; trim, doors, faucets, and plumbing fixtures; and a gas grill. Future residents are invited to meet with the Finishing Touches Coordinator along with their own interior designer and may also specify finishes from other sources. The Seaglass Design Studio and Sales Center are open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and Sundays from noon to 5:00 p.m. Three luxurious Seaglass tower residence great room floor plans ranging from 2,889 to 3,421 square feet under air are priced from just over $1 million. The tower residences will include dual private elevator foyers, large island kitchens, three bedrooms and three-and-a-half baths, or three bedrooms plus a den or fourth bedroom and three-and-a-half baths, walk-in closets in the owners suite, and sliders opening to outdoor spaces that include a gas grill. Ten-foot ceiling heights are included per plan. Each residence will come with two protected access under-building parking spaces. Private enclosed two-car garages will be available. With the buildings penthouse residences sold out, Ronto is offering homebuyers an opportunity to join two upper units together to create a 6,200 square foot residence with scintillating views of the Gulf of Mexico. Each of the expanded residences will come with four protected access underbuilding parking spaces. Visit the Seaglass Sales Center from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and Sundays from noon to 5:00 p.m. Visit online at seaglassatbonitabay.com. Above: The 26-floor, 120-unit Seaglass high-rise tower being built by the award-winning Ronto Group within Bonita Bay is on schedule for completion in just 17 months. Left: Future residents of the 26-floor, 120-unit Seaglass high-rise tower at Bonita Bay continue to be impressed by the caliber and range of the standard and custom finish selections The Ronto Group is making available to homebuyers. Below: The quality and variety of the kitchen and bath cabinetry choices provide an indication of the extent to which The Ronto Group is ensuring each Seaglass residence is finished to each owners specific tastes. 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Del Webb Naples Pulte Homes Maple Ridge by CC HomesFrom water slides to bike ridesWhether the kids are splashing around at our private water park or youre off for a morning bike ride, youll love the lifestyle in Ave Maria. Come visit us today. Discover 21 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. Steak Cook OffSat. Jan. 28 8:30am-6pm5076 Annunciation Circle #104, Ave Maria, FL 34142 21 Models Open Daily 239-352-3903 AveMaria.comTake Immokalee Rd east, turn right onto Oil Well Rd, turn left into Ave Maria. Top 35 Selling Communities in U.S. Over 340 Home Sales in 2016 Top 20 Places to Retire Top-Selling Community in Southwest Florida Pulte Homes m era. Theres so much to see m e to capture every moment. a nt t o r e Perfect. P i ctur e M M M M a a p p p p l l l e e e R R R i 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
Kalea Bay releases second tower as first tower approaches selloutPrices start at $1.3 millionKalea Bay, the gated, resortlifestyle, high-rise community located on Vanderbilt Drive in North Naples, announced the communitys second tower has been released for sale. Our first tower, which is under construction and scheduled to be completed this Fall, has already surpassed the 80% sold mark, stated Inga Wilson, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Kalea Bay. The approaching sellout of Tower 1 and the overwhelming response from our buyers prompted us to release Tower 2. The new 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 in Tower 2. Residences 1 and 6 are 3-bedroom plus den/3.5 bath plans with 3,704 total square feet. Residences 2 and 5, with 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, have 3,791 total square feet. Residences 3 and 4 are 4-bedroom/4.5-bath plans also with 3,791 total square feet. All residents will revel in Gulf views, open floor plans, a private elevator leading directly into their residence and wood floors throughout, said Wilson. The custom kitchens have Wolf and SubZero appliances, a natural gas range, luxury cabinetry, quartz countertops, a Butlers pantry and oversized island, all of which are standard features. Our floor plans have an open design we call lifestyle designs that blends the kitchen seamlessly into the living and dining rooms, perfect for the way people live today, said Wilson. 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, Wilson said. Additional residential features include floor-to-ceiling windows and doors that open to large lanais with transparent glass rails. We take our outdoor living as seriously as our indoor living with oversized lanais on every residence, said Wilson. High-tech wiring and fully equipped laundry rooms round out the list of features, she noted. Dramatic views are available to every homeowner, no matter which floor they live on as 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. Prices at Kalea Bay begin at $1.3 million. In addition to the rooftop amenities, the residents of Kalea Bay will also enjoy the communitys clubhouse area, which is also under construction and due to be completed this fall. The 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, a poolside bistro, open-air bar, an indoor/outdoor restaurant, and a 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. The amenities at Kalea Bay rival some of the finest in the world, said Wilson. Our 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. Adjacent to the clubhouse is the tennis pavilion with Har-Tru tennis courts, as well as pickleball courts, and 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. 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, twotenths of a mile. Additional information is available by calling (239) 793-0110 or online at KaleaBay.com. Above: All master bedrooms offer views of the Gulf of Mexico. Kalea Bays first and second towers were designed with rooftop amenities, including a sky lounge, spectacular pool and open-air fitness center. The custom kitchens feature Wolf and SubZero appliances and an oversized island. Left: Kalea Bay residences have very open floor plans. Below: The 88,000-square-foot clubhouse features three separate pools, a deck bar, an indoor/outdoor restaurant and an Internet cafe. Above:AllmasterbedroomsofferviewsoftheGulfo f A n cl ud in g a re so rt p oo l a n ad ul ts o nl y 16 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
BROKER PARTICIPATION WELCOMED. ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS REFERENCE SHOULD BE MADE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. NOT AN OFFERING WHERE PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW. PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. FLStockDevelopment With a popular, amenity-rich lifestyle in place and a new collection of quality-built residences to offer, theres so much to love at Lely Resort. Picture three championship golf courses, four magnificent clubhouses, world-class tennis, a rich social calendar at The Players Club & Spa and a long-standing tradition of award-winning excellence. www.LELY-RESORT.com239.793.2100From the $400s to over $1million Visit our Sales Center today: Monday-Saturday: 9a.m.-5p.m., Sunday: 11a.m.-5p.m. Signature Club: 8038 Signature Club Circle, Bldg. 8-102, Naples, Florida 34113Lely Resort Realty, LLC, Exclusive Sales Agent, Licensed Real Estate BrokerWHATEVER YOU CAN IMAGINE, ITS ALREADY AT COACH HOMES VENICE B CIPRIANI 2/2.5 2,230 SF WAS $452,180 NOW $437,180 WENTWORTH SIGNATURE CLUB 2/2.5 2,091 SF WAS $461,645 NOW $446,645 SAN MARCO B CIPRIANI 3/3 2,919 SF WAS $479,760 NOW $464,760ST ANDREWS SIGNATURE CLUB furnished 3/3.5 2,743 SF $742,975 TWIN VILLAS LAKOYANAPOLI 2/2 1,855 SF WAS $499,260 NOW $449,260CAPRI 3/2 2,107 SF WAS $518,185 NOW $468,185SIENNA 2/2 2,195 SF WAS $582,110 NOW $532,110SINGLE FAMILY HOMES LAKOYASAN REMO III 2/2 1,809 SF WAS $711,940 NOW $671,940TIVOLI III 3/3 2,062 SF WAS $731,865 NOW $691,865WINDSOR III 4/4.5 4,155 SF WAS $1,657,270 NOW $1,607,270MAJESTIC furnished 4/4 3,823 SF WAS $1,876,922 NOW $1,649,990 Windsor III in Lakoya Capri in Lakoya Cipriani Signature Club San Remo III in Lakoya LIVE IT NOW!Choose from our selection of ne homes. Models Open Daily. Community of the Year Winner 7 times.
Naples Square accepting Phase III reservationsThe Ronto Group is accepting Phase III reservations at Naples Square. Eight Phase III floor plans range from 1,460 to 3,238 square feet under air. Base-priced from $695,000 to $1,550,000, the one and two story, two and three bedroom plus den plans offer the light-filled, open-concept living areas and open-air balconies that continue to drive sales at the community being developed by Ronto at the corner of 5th Avenue South and Goodlette-Frank Road in downtown Naples. Three Phase I models are available for guided tours with a sales associate. The Phase III floor plans offer enlarged iterations of the Phase I residences. The Phase III kitchens will feature an appliance package with a gas cooktop and hood and a wall mounted oven and microwave. Base-priced at $695,000, the Astoria great room plan offers 1,460 square feet under air plus a 260 square feet open-air balcony. An ideal downtown Naples pied-aterre, the plan includes two bedrooms and two full baths. Both the great room and the owners bedroom open to the balcony. The kitchens counter height bar and food preparation area includes a double stainless steel sink, dishwasher and seating. The plan includes a foyer with a pop-up ceiling detail and crown molding that continues into the great room. The two-bedroom plus den, two-bath Barton plan is base-priced at $795,000 and offers 1,593 square feet under air plus a 220 square feet open-air balcony. The great room, owners bedroom, and guest bedroom open to the balcony that overlooks a landscaped courtyard. An optional pocketing door is available to provide en suite guest quarters. A counterheight island in the kitchen offers seating as well as a stainless steel sink, dishwasher and a food preparation area. Base-priced at $845,000, the 1,698 square feet under air Biltmore plan includes a 242 square feet openair balcony. The two-bedroom plus den, great room plan includes a counterheight island kitchen with a stainless steel sink, dishwasher and a food preparation area. The great room, owners bedroom, and guest bedroom open to the balcony. The owners suite includes double walk-in closets and a bath with a glass-enclosed shower and his and her vanities. The Chatham two-bedroom plus den, two-and-a-half bath plan is base-priced at $895,000 and includes 1,883 square feet under air and a 260 square feet open-air balcony. The great room, owners bedroom, and guest bedroom all open to the balcony. The plan features a kitchen with a counter height bar and food preparation area with a double sink and dishwasher. The owners suite includes double walkin closets and a bath with a glass-enclosed shower and tub and his and her vanities. With its private, oversized one-car garage and a walk-out balcony, the Dorset plan lives like a townhome. The garage is accessible from the residence. Base-priced at $1,150,000, the Dorset features 2,274 square feet under air with three bedrooms, a den, three baths, a great room and dining room, and a kitchen that includes a counter height island. The great room and dining room open to a 269 square feet openair balcony. The owners suite includes double walk-in closets, and a bath with separate his and her vanities and sinks, a soaking tub, and a glass-enclosed shower. The Dover plan offers 2,397 square feet under air and a 314 square feet openair balcony. Base-priced at $1,150,000, the plan features three bedrooms, a den, three baths, a family room and dining room, an island kitchen with counter height bar seating, and an L-shaped balcony. The great room, dining room, and one of the guest bedrooms open to the balcony. The owners suite includes a bedroom with a private balcony, double walk-in closets and a bath with his and her vanities, a soaking tub, glass-enclosed shower, and a separate water closet. The Emerson plan provides 2,746 square feet under air. The plans living room, dining room, owners bedroom, and one of the two guest bedrooms open to a 366 square feet open-air balcony. Base-priced at $1,495,000, the plan also includes a den and an island kitchen with counter height bar seating. The owners suite includes double walkin closets and a bath with his and her vanities, a soaking tub, glass enclosed shower, and a separate water closet. The two-story Fenwick plan offers 3,238 square feet under air with three bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, formal living and dining rooms, an island kitchen, powder room, first floor guest suite, and a second floor that includes a flex room, an owners suite, a second guest suite, and a laundry room. An optional elevator is available. Base-priced at $1,550,000, the Phase III Fenwick plan includes a 323 square feet open-air balcony off the flex room. A glass enclosed shower, soaking tub, and his and her vanities are included in the owners bath. The Fenwick residences include a private, oversized onecar garage accessible from the residence. Phase III residents will enjoy a courtyard amenity deck with a significantly enlarged pool deck and a 780 square foot pool. The design includes tables under a pavilion adjacent to the pool. Gas grills with sinks and different seating areas with firepits will enhance the cooking and socializing experience. A club room and a terrace will open to the pool area and include a bar, large screen television, a billiards room, and a furnished fire pit area. Amenities include a fitness center, secure under-building parking, private storage, and bicycle storage within the garage. The Naples Square Sales Gallery at 100 South Goodlette-Frank Road in downtown Naples is open daily. Visit NaplesSquare.com. Above: Fashioned after the Phase I Alton floor plan and base-priced at $695,000, the thoughtfully designed Phase III Astoria great room plan at Naples Square offers 1,460 square feet of living space, an increase of 15% when compared to the Phase I Alton. Left: Fenwick Living Rendering: Modeled after the 2,934 square feet under air Phase I Franklin floor plan, the two-story Phase III Fenwick plan at Naples Square offers 3,238 square feet under air, a 10% increase in air conditioned space. Phase III reservations are being accepted. Below: Base-priced at $1,150,000, the Phase III Dover floor plan at Naples Square features three bedrooms, a den, three baths, a great room and dining room, an island kitchen, and an L-shaped balcony that wraps around the corner of the building. A s c a $ f a 18 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
Rise......and Shine 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 Wake up to spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico each and every morning. Bask in the glow cast by our 3 fabulous pools surrounding our coastal clubhouse. Rise and shine in your brand new home 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. Tower 1 80% Sold. Tower 2 Just Released!
New models coming to Quail West this seasonStock Developments Quail West gated golf course community in North Naples is continuing its commitment to provide luxury homebuyers with a ready selection of residences that are available for purchase and immediate occupancy. Stock Signature Homes, the award-winning luxury homebuilding division of Stock Development, will be adding to its collection of completed residences with the introduction of four new furnished models this season. Stocks furnished Stella model will debut in Quail Wests Cortland neighborhood in February. Cortland offers nineteen 95-foot home sites that showcase Quail Wests golf course and water views. The neighborhood presents thirteen floor plans by Stock Signature Homes, the exclusive homebuilder in Cortland. The four-bedroom plus study plans range from 3,504 to 4,239 square feet under air and are base-priced from $1,019,990 to $1,209,990. Base-priced at $1,194,990, the 4,238 square feet Stella will include a formal living room with a fireplace, a formal dining room, wet bar, a double-island kitchen, breakfast nook, and family room, a study, four bedrooms, four-and-a-half baths, and a three-car garage. Pocketing sliders will open the living room and family room to an outdoor living space featuring a fireplace, an outdoor kitchen with a walk-up bar and dining area, and a pool and spa. The color palette will include neutral offwhite backgrounds with pale plum, grey, silver, and dark chocolate accents. Flooring in the living areas will be rich espresso hardwood. The furnished Stella model is priced at $2,337,595. The furnished Cameron model in Cortland is slated for completion in first quarter. The 4,297 square feet Cameron plan includes a formal living room with a fireplace, a formal dining room, a wet bar, a kitchen with a t-shaped island, breakfast nook, and family room, a study, four bedrooms, fourand-a-half baths, and a three-car garage. Pocketing sliders open the living room and family room to an outdoor living space with a fireplace, an outdoor kitchen with a walk-up bar and dining area, and a pool and spa. The Cameron floor plan is base-priced at $1,209,990. The color palette includes off-white backgrounds with hints of lavender and eggplant that will play against medium-toned mahogany flooring. The Cameron model is priced at $2,358,583 with furnishings. The Stella and Cameron models will join the completed Normandy II model in Cortland. Priced at $2,267,125 with furnishings, the open concept floor plan includes four bedrooms, four-and-a-half baths, and a study. A massive living area includes a great room, dining area, a wet bar, a double-island kitchen, and an entertainment bar overlooking the outdoors. One of the guest bedrooms is designed as a cabana suite. The great room opens to the outdoors where covered lanais, a summer kitchen, fireplace, and a pool and spa await. A three-car garage is included. The color palette of light greens, grays, blue grays, ivories and white is offset by dark woods, smoky tones and organic elements. Flooring in the living areas is executed in light over-scaled porcelain tile. The Normandy II floor plan is basepriced at $1,194,990. Stock Signature Homes will also be introducing two furnished estate models that will join its already completed Carlisle II and Aqualina estates. Priced at $3,572,930 with furnishings, the 4,427 square feet Cristale estate is scheduled for completion in June. The four bedroom, four-anda-half bath estate will include a parlour greeting area, a formal dining room, a double-island kitchen and family room, a library/study, a master bedroom with a covered lanai space, two two-car garages, and an outdoor living area measuring 876 square feet with a summer kitchen, fireplace, pool, and spa. The interiors transitional design will include traditional lines and cool white and offwhite backgrounds with pops of sea blue, navy, and aqua. Flooring will be medium toned cerused European oak. Stock will also debut its new Calista estate model this Fall. The 5,506 square feet residence will include a sprawling great room and island kitchen, a formal dining room, a clubroom/library, four bedrooms, four full baths and two halfbaths, and an outdoor living area with an outdoor kitchen and dining area, a bar, conversation areas, and a pool and spa. A four-car garage is also included. The interiors earthy coastal design will feature bleached hardwood flooring and monochromatic, tonal color elements. The overall presence will be one of light Florida living with an air of casual barefoot elegance. Pricing of the Calista will be determined as construction continues. Priced at $3,799,990 fully-furnished, the 4,937 square feet Aqualina model includes a formal living room with a fireplace. The floor plan features a formal dining room and butlers pantry, a wine cellar, four bedrooms, four full baths and two half-baths. A doubleisland kitchen adjoins a family room opening to an outdoor living area with a fireplace and conversation area, an outdoor kitchen and dining area, and a pool and spa. Stocks Carlisle II estate features 4,420 square feet with a formal parlour overlooking the outdoor living area. A formal dining room opens to a garden space. The plan features a study, double-island kitchen, a family room that opens to an outdoor living area with a fireplace, summer kitchen, pool and spa, four bedrooms, four-and-a-half baths, a three-car garage, and a golf cart garage. Quail West is located east of Interstate 75, one mile south of Bonita Beach Road. Take Exit 116 (Bonita Beach Road) east. Turn right on Bonita Grande Drive and follow the signs to the sales center. Call 239.592.1010. Visit Quail West online at www.QuailWest.com. Above: Quail West will be presenting an Estates of Excellence Home Tour in March to showcase its unprecedented collection of furnished estate residences. Left: Stock Signature Homes will debut its new 5,506 square feet Calista estate model at Quail West this Fall. Pricing of the Calista will be determined as construction continues.Below: Stock Signature Homes 4,297 square feet under air furnished Cameron model in Quail Wests Cortland neighborhood is slated for completion in first quarter. The Cameron model is priced at $2,358,583. A o u L s P c f C q h en and f amil y 20 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
Home Is Where the Water Is FEW RESIDENCES REMAINA marina and immediate access to Wiggins Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, its all at AQUA. Its a lifestyle of natural Currently Under Construction I Offered from $1.995 million and above exclusively by PACT Realty.FEW RESIDENCES REMAIN. View a Model Today and Make the Horizon Yours in Spring 2017 OPEN DAILY I 13675 Vanderbilt Drive Naples I 239.591.2727 I AQUA-Naples.com ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, M AKE REFERENCE TO THIS BROCHURE AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. PRICES SUB JECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
New homes are move-in ready at Lely Resort: Players Room open for residentsOver the past 15 years, Stock Development has built an abundance of beautiful residences and amazing lifestyle amenities at Lely Resort, the seven time Community of the Year. With the winter season here, Stock has recently completed an array of move-in ready homes for those seeking an escape the cold, snowy weather up north! At Lely Resort we have put together a wonderful selection of move-in ready homes from coach homes to twin villas to single-family homes, Brian Stock, CEO of Stock Development, the developer of Lely Resort Stock. Prices begin at just $398,100 in one of Naples most highly amenitized communities. Fewer than 100 new homes remain for sale in the community. In 2016, Stock sold 71 homes worth $52.38 million. In addition, the company closed 106 new home sales worth $68.5 million. As sell out of the community nears, Stock continues to improve the amenities at Lely Resort. The Players Room is the newest addition to The Players Club & Spa. This multi-purpose building is located adjacent to the main clubhouse. It offers a Movie Theater with seating for 72. There is also a kitchenette, bathrooms and ten tables for card play and games. The lobby features elegant banquette seating. We are constantly assessing the changing needs of our residents and pride ourselves on providing them with the best possible amenities, said Stock. The Players Room is a wonderful complement to an amenity complex that has already won numerous Best Clubhouse Awards over the past decade. Homebuyers also have a tremendous number of multifamily and singlefamily residences to choose from at Lely Resort. Stunning coach homes are also available in Signature Club and Cipriani. The new coach home sales division has opened on-site in the Signature Club where they are showcasing the coach home residences of both neighborhoods. Furnished models are open. Cipriani is within The Classics, a stunning gated enclave along one of Lelys three championship golf courses. The neighborhood also features an array of beautiful lake and nature views along The Classics Championship Golf Course. Each coach home building at Cipriani offers four luxurious residences with the spacious feel of single-family homes. The Venice B model is available for only $398,100. Signature Club has a beautiful private, gated entry with water features, beautiful landscaping and a stone entry monument. Each coach home building at Signature Club offers four residences. The neighborhood features an selection of amazing lake and golf course views across The Classics Championship Golf Course. Prices start in the $400s. Lely also has amazing single-family homes. In Lakoya, Stock offers a wide variety of single-family homes and twin villas from its existing sales center. This exclusive 242-acre enclave has a private guarded and gated entrance, sculptured landscaping, classical gardens, spectacularly choreographed fountains and elegant paved walking paths. Beautifully furnished models are open in the neighborhood and these floor plans have exceptional standard features packages. Open, spacious and comfortable, the Arvanita provides its residents with an easy Florida lifestyle. This three-bedroom, two-bath home offers 1,916 square feet of living area and 2,577 total square feet, including a screened and covered lanai and an attached two-car garage. The floorplan includes formal living and dining rooms with elegant tray ceilings and the third bedroom is shown as an optional study. The island-style kitchen includes a breakfast nook and is creatively designed to maximize open space and create extra room for entertaining in the adjacent living and dining rooms. The main living area opens via stacked 8-foot tall sliding glass doors to the lanai, which includes a richly landscaped and furnished sundeck surrounding a luxurious pool and spa. The master suite is situated at the rear of the home and also opens directly to the pool area. It features split vanities, a soaking tub and a shower, as well as two walk-in closets. It is priced at just $441,825. The exquisitely designed and furnished Majestic model is perfectly suited to take advantage of The Lakoya neighborhood with its extraordinary lakes and fairway views along the Gary Playerdesigned Classics championship golf. This four-bedroom, four-bath home offers 3,843 square feet under air and a total of 5,660 square feet. The spacious floor plan features a formal living room and an informal family room, both of which provide direct access to the covered lanai via stacked sliding glass doors. The home melds the outdoors and indoor living areas to provide homeowners with a large, open environment for entertaining. An outdoor kitchen and an elaborate pool and spa package complete the idyllic scene. Raised tray ceilings throughout the living areas add to the homes spacious feel. There is a large island style kitchen, and a formal study with French doors. It is priced at $1,649,990, furnished. Lely Resort has three championship golf courses and a spectacular club facility. The Players Club & Spa is an amazing 30,000 square foot club that is both elegant and highly functional for its members. It has earned a Sand Dollar Award for best clubhouse. The expanded Tiki Bar by the resortstyle pool has twelve foot awnings around all sides, six new plasma TVs, a larger brick paver seating area and new lighting. The 6,000 square foot Fitness Center now includes a spectacular second exercise room with state-of-the-art equipment, a huge aerobics studio that has nearly tripled in size and a spin room. Personal training is available, as is onsite physical therapy treatment. The beautiful Spa Wing includes four treatment rooms, a relaxation room, a manicure and pedicure salon, facial and skin care treatment rooms, as well as opulent shower and changing rooms. Outside, a second free-form pool has been built, dramatically increasing the number of people who can be accommodated by these extraordinary resort-style amenities at any time. The tennis facilitys thirteen state-ofthe-art tennis courts are open for play on a spacious 4-acre site that includes an outdoor caf. Dont miss your chance to beat the cold and move in to the legendary Lely Resort this winter! Lely Resort Realty is now located at 8038 Signature Club Circle Bldg 8-102, Naples, FL 34113. Visit www.stockdevelopment.com or call 239-793-2100. Above: Majestic II Lakoya outdoor living area. Right: The Players Club & Spa. Below: Cipriani model, Lelys championship golf. 22 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF JANUARY 19-25, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
LEARN MORE TODAY. 239.465.9700 www.ScholtenConstruction.com 3940 Radio Road, Suite #104 Prime homesite, with beautiful waterfront views and long seawall, available in the quiet community of Royal Harbor. Only a short distance to the bay by boat and just a few minutes drive from Downtown and the Naples pier. CUSTOM BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME. 1699 Bonita Court, Naples
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PINE RIDGE 172 Cajeput Drive Sue Black 2 39.250.5611 Web ID 217002976 $ 2,299,000 VANDERBILT BEACH 264 Bayview Avenue Roya Nouhi 2 39.290.9111 Web ID 217000445 $ 4,850,000 PORT ROYAL 3200 Gordon Drive Lisa Tashjian 2 39.259.7024 Web ID 217001730 $ 6,500,000 Enjoy this classic brick home, custom built by Rob Buck. Situated on a fabulous 0.61-acre lake lot with southwest exposure, this home features over 4,500 square feet under air, four bedrooms each with walk-in closets, four full baths and a gracious oor plan with large rooms, high ceilings and solid wood doors. The kitchen features Baker custom cabinets, large Sub-Zero double ovens, pantry and wet bar with small refrigerator and ice maker. PELICAN BAY 6609 Ridgewood Drive Jane Darling 2 39.290.3112 Web ID 217003042 $ 2,795,000 QUAIL CREEK 12802 Pond Apple Drive West Joanne MacLeod 2 39.272.7679 Web ID 217002223 $ 1,224,900 1 2 3 41 2 3 4 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM Sotheby's International Realty and the Sotheby's International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity. Property information herein is derived from various sources including, but not limited to, county records and multiple listing services, and may include approximations. All information is deemed accurate and neither suggests nor infers that Premier Sotheby's International Realty participated as either the listing or cooperating agent or broker in the sale or purchase of the properties depicted. Provence, France by Josephine Trotter used with permission. YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
Page 10 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM Morningside #201 Frank Duggan 239.734.0397 Web ID 216074196 $359,000 Varenna #2-202 Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 216067175 $ 389,000 Montreux #101 Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 216068188 $ 365,000 Marengo #201 Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 216029317 $ 374,900 9016 Cherry Oaks Trail Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 216049476 $ 399,000 Cascada #101 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216073705 $439,500 28644 Pienza Court Roxanne Jeske 2 39.450.5210 Web ID 216073427 $ 610,000 12119 Via Cercina Drive Roxanne Jeske 2 39.450.5210 Web ID 216056881 $ 549,000 22030 Longleaf Trail Drive Roxanne Jeske 2 39.450.5210 Web ID 216072678 $ 569,000 14049 Lavante Court Roxanne Jeske 2 39.450.5210 Web ID 217002992 $7 65,000 17280 Frank Road Stephanie Bissett 239.292.3707 Web ID 216060226 $775,000 9110 Hollow Pine Drive Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 216020430 $949,000 Altessa #202 Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 216042396 $509,000 Cascada #201 Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 216047304 $ 535,000 Menaggio #102 ML Meade 2 39.293.4851 Web ID 216076003 $ 469,000 Varenna #201 Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 216069180 $ 448,000 8988 Cherry Oaks Trail Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 215039283 $ 545,000 Trieste #101 Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 216060300 $259,900 9360 Vadala Bend Court Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 216075847 $709,900 22030 Shallowater Lane Roxanne Jeske 2 39.450.5210 Web ID 216080654 $ 1,550,000 9296 Hollow Pine Drive Debbi/Marty McDermott 23 9.564.4231 Web ID 216078868 $ 1,100,000 25091 Pennyroyal Drive Coburn/Umscheid 239.825.3470 Web ID 216058983 $ 1,015,000 22080 Reserve Estates Drive Roxanne Jeske 2 39.450.5210 Web ID 216080650 $ 2,100,000 16447 Captiva Drive Stephanie Bissett 239.292.3707 Web ID 216043699 $3,750,000 9166 Willow Walk Fern Ritacca 239.405.6210 Web ID 216004579 $2,250,000 Callista #204 Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 217002486 $ 469,000 201 Barefoot Beach Boulevard Lisa Tashjian 2 39.259.7024 Web ID 216074394 $ 4,350,000 Laguna #201 Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 216047867 $ 415,000 Hickory Bay West #208 Deborah Belford 23 9.292.2675 Web ID 216079399 $ 489,999 3852 Mahogany Bend Drive ML Meade 2 39.293.4851 Web ID 216068547 $ 895,000 3620 Sanctuary Lakes Drive Umscheid/Coburn 239.691.3541 Web ID 216080922 $ 1,149,900 FIDDLER'S CREEK BONITA SPRINGS & SURROUNDS YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
Page 11 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM13550 Southampton Drive Ryan Batey 2 39.287.9159 Web ID 216041495 $ 340,000 Morningside #201 Jacquie Lewisy 2 39.227.3070 Web ID 216072397 $ 328,000 13351 Southampton Drive Ryan Batey 2 39.287.9159 Web ID 217002204 $ 334,900 Southbridge #201 Coburn/Umscheid 239.825.3470 Web ID 216079644 $ 344,000 Morningside #201 Frank Duggan 239.734.0397 Web ID 216074196 $359,000 27025 Shell Ridge Circle Umscheid/Coburn 239.691.3541 Web ID 216062197 $ 519,900 Wild Pines #109 Harriet Harnar 23 9.273.5443 Web ID 217001349 $ 239,000 Bay Pointe #202 Jane Gruenhagen 23 9.450.6437 Web ID 216043044 $ 395,000 Loggerhead Cay #D402 Burns Family 2 39.464.2984 Web ID 216017969 $ 595,000 High Point Place #F906 Burns Family 2 39.464.2984 Web ID 216066785 $ 480,000 Mariner Pointe #712 Burns Family 2 39.464.2984 Web ID 216001181 $ 525,000 Loggerhead Cay #E592 Burns Family 2 39.464.2984 Web ID 216032281 $ 649,000 17280 Frank Road Stephanie Bissett 239.292.3707 Web ID 216060226 $775,000 Bonita Village #3307 Debbi/Marty McDermott 23 9.564.4231 Web ID 215040895 $ 399,000 Morningside #201 Roxanne Jeske 2 39.450.5210 Web ID 216066120 $ 377,000 Oak Hammock #202 Roxanne Jeske 2 39.450.5210 Web ID 216059048 $ 371,500 11080 Cherry Drive Roxanne Jeske 2 39.450.5210 Web ID 216044055 $ 489,000 Altessa #202 Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 216042396 $509,000 Turnberry #203 Patrick O'Connor 2 39.293.9411 Web ID 217002736 $ 249,900 Waterford V #1911 Ryan Batey 2 39.287.9159 Web ID 216053910 $148,900 3665 Riviera Circle Debron Fowles 23 9.826.6655 Web ID 216045439 $ 147,500 Turtle Point #102 Vanya/Dimo Demirev 23 9.565.0550 Web ID 216077466 $ 259,000 Trieste #101 Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 216060300 $259,900 16181/16179 Captiva Drive Pat Moore 23 9.233.1808 Web ID 216063202 $ 2,950,000 17160 Scout Camp Road Stephanie Bissett 23 9.292.3707 Web ID 216007718 $ 2,195,000 Pointe Santo De Sanibel #B-25 Burns Family 2 39.464.2984 Web ID 216009783 $7 89,000 18 Beach Homes Burns Family 2 39.464.2984 Web ID 216067959 $ 3,495,000 16447 Captiva Drive Stephanie Bissett 239.292.3707 Web ID 216043699 $3,750,000 3402 West Gulf Drive Stephanie Bissett 23 9.292.3707 Web ID 216041935 $ 1,650,000 Riva Del Lago PH 32 Burns Family 2 39.464.2984 Web ID 217001608 $ 849,000 16560 Captiva Drive Stephanie Bissett 23 9.292.3707 Web ID 215048030 $ 6,500,000 27508 Riverbank Drive Pamela Hershberger 23 9.784.7534 Web ID 216018151 $ 1,399,999 SANIBEL // CAPTIVA FORT MYERS BONITA BAY YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
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COMMUNITY GUIDETABLE OF CONTENTS Page 3 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM 840 Admiralty Parade Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 216008459 $ 19,950,000 3750 Rum Row Tom Gasbarro 23 9.404.4883 Web ID 216004706 $ 21,495,000 Lucerne #602 Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 216075283 $ 1,295,000 Shores of Naples #21 Ryan Nordyke 23 9.776.9390 Web ID 216065398 $ 895,000 Billows #012 Ryan Nordyke 23 9.776.9390 Web ID 216070961 $ 899,000 Lausanne #806N Angela R. Allen 2 39.825.8494 Web ID 216060022 $ 1,295,000 Gramercy #8N Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216056046 $1,950,000 960 Galleon Drive Karen Van Arsdale 23 9.860.0894 Web ID 216075874 $ 11,500,000 2341 Windward Way Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 216075761 $ 5,995,000 4090 Cutlass Lane Karen Van Arsdale 23 9.860.0894 Web ID 216066064 $ 12,900,000 1672 Galleon Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216068310 $18,500,000 Holly Greens Villa #209 Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 216043868 $ 499,000 Commodore Club #504 Sharon Kaltenborn 239.248.1964 Web ID 216063363 $549,000 1442 Galleon Drive Steve Smiley 2 39.298.4327 Web ID 216015148 $ 6,395,000 Via Delno #901 Karen Van Arsdale 23 9.860.0894 Web ID 216077442 $ 4,195,000 Charleston Square #306 Lodge McKee 2 39.434.2424 Web ID 216056330 $ 1,995,000 1375 Spyglass Lane Karen Van Arsdale 23 9.860.0894 Web ID 215063104 $7 ,900,000 1060 Galleon Drive Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 216053618 $ 6,250,000 4233 Gordon Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 215001052 $14,500,000 1831 Crayton Road Ruth Trettis 239.571.6760 Web ID 216035102 $4,995,000 Lausanne #412S Ryan Nordyke 23 9.776.9390 Web ID 216072813 $ 649,000 Boulevard Club #603 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216041700 $775,000 PORT ROYAL THE MOORINGS // COQUINA SANDS 555 Fairway Terrace Ann Marie Shimer 23 9.825.9020 Web ID 216035515 $ 2,695,000 YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
Page 4Esmeralda on Eighth #301 Paul Gray 23 9.273.0403 Web ID 216010047 $ 2,495,000 Monaco Beach Club #B-303 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 216070271 $ 2,295,000 Biltmore PH 2202 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 216067209 $9,995,000 Old Royal Poinciana Cottage #4 Karen Van Arsdale 23 9.860.0894 Web ID 216068631 $ 2,495,000 Naples Bay Resort #H-101 Larry Roorda 23 9.860.2534 Web ID 216063586 $ 579,000 Esmeralda on Eighth #201 Paul Gray 23 9.273.0403 Web ID 216010013 $ 2,470,000 689 Bougainvillea Road Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 216071986 $ 3,895,000 505 21st Avenue South Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216072508 $3,950,000 765 Parkview Lane Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 215071604 $ 995,000 Park Place #C1 Beth McNichols 2 39.821.3304 Web ID 216072708 $ 575,000 Surfsedge #1202 Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 216000480 $7 50,000 721 Willowhead Drive Cynthia Rosa 2 39.287.6015 Web ID 216070855 $ 1,150,000 719 Willowhead Drive Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 Web ID 216019477 $1,295,000 240 15th Avenue South Karen Van Arsdale 23 9.860.0894 Web ID 216058282 $ 2,990,000 Aria #901 Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 216058976 $ 4,150,000 575 3rd Street North Cindy Thompson 23 9.860.6513 Web ID 216064922 $ 5,999,000 675 2nd Street South Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 216046282 $ 4,975,000 1756 3rd Street South Linda Perry/Judy Perry 2 39.404.7052 Web ID 216023378 $ 3,999,000 1826 7th Street South Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 216062859 $ 6,750,000 Cap Ferrat PH 25 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 216065832 $6,645,000 629 Gulf Shore Boulevard North James Bates 239.961.3973 Web ID 216065782 $7,495,000 Provence #1403 Amy Becker/Leah Ritchey 2 39.272.3229 Web ID 216071751 $ 4,295,000 4745 Whispering Pine Way Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 216001248 $ 2,995,000 Brittany #206 Sandra McCarthy-Meeks 23 9.287.7921 Web ID 216070471 $ 2,649,000 Le Rivage #18N Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 2 39.216.1973 Web ID 216071705 $7,299,999 Le Rivage PH 5 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 215068242 $10,995,000 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM 685 2nd Street South Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216046257 $4,850,000 OLD NAPLES // AQUALANE SHORES // ROYAL HARBOR Le Rivage #18S Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 2 39.216.1973 Web ID 216071703 $7,299,999 PARK SHORE YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
Page 5801 Sand Pointe Drive Ruth Bethem 2 39.777.7007 Web ID 216073391 $ 925,000 Mansion La Palma #203 Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 2 39.216.1973 Web ID 216016653 $ 1,199,000 Brighton #1104 Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID SHUT102016IHE $ 5,250,000 Toscana #804 Cathy Owen 2 39.269.3118 Web ID 216024226 $ 2,200,000 7951 Vizcaya Way Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 2 39.289.0433 Web ID 216024346 $ 3,595,000 Remington #1104 Catherine Bordner 23 9.560.2921 Web ID 216058185 $ 6,295,000 Biltmore PH 2202 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 216067209 $9,995,000 Egrets Walk #101 Cynthia Miles 2 39.273.3449 Web ID 216044205 $ 379,000 Seville #1612 Roxanne Jeske 2 39.450.5210 Web ID 216077051 $ 499,000 657 Bridgeway Lane East Tom/Tess McCarthy 23 9.243.5520 Web ID 216010430 $ 925,000 Toscana #1702 Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 2 39.289.0433 Web ID 216067519 $ 2,395,000 Dorchester #906 Werner Schroeder 2 39.776.8956 Web ID 216044938 $ 999,000 Chateaumere #B-302 Heidi Deen 2 39.370.5388 Web ID 216064978 $7 99,000 Pebble Creek #4-202 Linda Piatt 2 39.269.2322 Web ID 216070702 $ 565,000 Marbella #1703 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 216066085 $ 2,350,000 Cap Ferrat PH 25 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 216065832 $6,645,000 9281 Troon Lakes Drive Adrienne Young 23 9.825.5369 Web ID 216014566 $7 95,000 Seville #1721 Roya Nouhi 2 39.290.9111 Web ID 216026645 $ 570,000 9155 Torreno Court Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 216065124 $ 1,799,000 8838 Ventura Drive Terri Moellers 23 9.404.7887 Web ID 216008823 $5 80,000 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM St. Laurent #1005 Heidi Deen 239.370.5388 Web ID 216073216 $1,597,000 Toscana #1203 Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433 Web ID 216063773 $2,250,000 9671 Mashie Court Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 216066548 $5,983,000 PELICAN BAY BAY COLONY PELICAN MARSH YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
Page 6 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COMLesina #403 Pat Duggan 2 39.213.7445 Web ID 215037985 $ 485,000 7888 Valencia Court Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 216025923 $545,900 7482 Martinique Terrace Lura Jones 2 39.370.5340 Web ID 216062663 $ 849,900 171 Edgemere Way South Catherine Bordner 23 9.560.2921 Web ID 216020306 $7 49,000 Avellino Isles #201 Joanne MacLeod 2 39.272.7679 Web ID 216044323 $ 849,000 405 Rosemeade Lane Catherine Bordner 23 9.560.2921 Web ID 216046625 $ 850,000 728 Carica Road Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 216062381 $995,000 8131 Palomino Drive Lura Jones 2 39.370.5340 Web ID 216071929 $ 395,000 981 Marblehead Drive Blake Owen 23 9.273.3117 Web ID 216073559 $ 350,000 644 Lambton Lane Tess McCarthy 2 39.207.0118 Web ID 216001361 $ 379,000 Marbella Lakes #204 Mary Anastos 23 9.331.8273 Web ID 216065619 $ 399,900 Mariners Cove #C-203 Steve Smiley 239.298.4327 Web ID 215059461 $425,000 Lesina #1203 ML Meade 2 39.293.4851 Web ID 216037047 $ 628,000 Lancaster Square #8-804 Debbi/Marty McDermott 23 9.564.4231 Web ID 216013324 $ 579,900 1719 Knights Court Christine Jones 2 39.404.9900 Web ID 216035366 $ 549,000 9242 Veneto Place Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 216066915 $ 644,000 2895 12th Street North Whitney Casement 239.253.6125 Web ID 216074540 $695,000 6463 Emilia Court Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 216071584 $ 1,275,000 4821 Mahogany Ridge Drive Bernie/Joe Garabed 23 9.571.2466 Web ID 216048558 $ 1,200,000 6660 Glen Arbor Way Laurie Zanelli 23 9.675.9777 Web ID 216034385 $ 1,100,000 Naples Square #421 Fahada Saad 23 9.595.8500 Web ID 216027163 $ 1,275,000 6502 Carema Lane Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216063008 $1,279,000 7908 Leicester Drive Brett Brown 2 39.948.4292 Web ID 216036628 $ 429,000 166 Torrey Pines Point Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 Web ID 216045475 $470,000 1342 Noble Heron Way Melissa Williams 239.248.7238 Web ID 215049759 $2,599,300 1234 Gordon River Trail Melissa Williams 239.248.7238 Web ID 214000494 $6,995,000 6488 Costa Circle Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 217001613 $ 1,149,000 6110 Westport Lane Patrick O'Connor 2 39.293.9411 Web ID 216073534 $7 75,000 NAPLES & SURROUNDS1024 Michigan Avenue Debbi/Marty McDermott 23 9.564.4231 Web ID 216042438 $ 599,000 153 Edgemere Way South Jackie Spahl 2 39.738.8504 Web ID 217002412 $ 625,000 YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
Page 7 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM2841 Capistrano Way Fahada Saad 23 9.595.8500 Web ID WAYL110416IHE $ 2,290,000 2103 Torino Way Sonya Shaheen 23 9.877.2797 Web ID 214056353 $ 1,277,981 2224 Residence Circle Krista Fraga 2 39.877.6745 Web ID 216068556 $ 1,499,000 1260 Gordon River Trail Melissa Williams 2 39.248.7238 Web ID 217001907 $ 2,295,000 1342 Noble Heron Way Melissa Williams 239.248.7238 Web ID 215049759 $2,599,300 2121 Canna Way Marybeth Brooks 23 9.272.6867 Web ID 216050808 $ 6,500,000 1397 Great Egret Trail Daniel Guenther 23 9.357.8121 Web ID 216017559 $ 5,395,000 1372 Great Egret Trail Sam Heitman 23 9.537.2018 Web ID 215068568 $ 5,200,000 1268 Osprey Trail Sam Heitman 23 9.537.2018 Web ID 215025838 $ 6,895,000 1234 Gordon River Trail Melissa Williams 239.248.7238 Web ID 214000494 $6,995,000 2824 Silverleaf Lane Fahada Saad 23 9.595.8500 Web ID 216036963 $ 4,475,000 Traditions #201 Jutta V. Lopez/Al Lopez 2 39.659.5113 Web ID 216002108 $ 998,000 1473 Anhinga Pointe Melissa Williams 2 39.248.7238 Web ID 209007441 $ 3,775,000 GREY OAKS YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH MODELS OPEN DAILY | 47 unique residences | 239.594.9400 | residencesatmercato.com Sothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity. Home and community information, including pricing, included features, terms, availability and amenities, are subject to change, prior sale or withdrawal at any time without notice or obligation. Drawings, photographs, renderings, video, scale models, square footages, oor plans, elevations, features, colors and sizes are approximate for presentation purposes only and may vary from the homes as built. Home prices refer to the base price of the house and do not include options or premiums, unless otherwise indicated for a specic home. Nothing on our website should be construed as legal, accounting or tax advice. Marketed exclusively by Premier Sothebys International Realty.BE WELL ADDRESSEDTM THE LUTGERT COMPANIES MILES FROM THE BEACH1.7 RESTAURANTS AND SHOPS70+$1.425FROM MILLIONExperience the next era of living at Mercato with the Residences at Mercato. Find the best of Naples, with luxury single-family homes, in a gated enclave, just moments from Mercato's shopping, dining, vibrant night-life and a short distance to Gulf beaches.
Page 8 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM10892 Phoenix Way Vanya/Dimo Demirev 23 9.565.0550 Web ID 216053941 $ 625,000 750 Partridge Court Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 216054602 $1,200,000 9845 Clear Lake Circle O'Connor/Garabed 239.293.9411 Web ID 216041071 $635,000 The Strada #7216 Susan Gardner 23 9.438.2846 Web ID 216072704 $ 1,299,000 598 Lakeland Avenue Olesya Waltz 2 39.297.2960 Web ID 216050840 $ 899,900 16508 Talis Park Drive Friley Saucier 23 9.293.3532 Web ID 216072501 $ 1,275,000 11861 Hedgestone Court John D'Amelio 2 39.961.5996 Web ID 216005821 $ 1,425,000 9201 Mercato Way Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web ID 216039475 $1,625,000 3448 Donoso Court Ruth Trettis 2 39.571.6760 Web ID 216062860 $ 449,000 1015 Silverstrand Drive Lee Leatherwood 2 39.877.8861 Web ID 216013091 $ 355,000 463 Golfview Drive Melissa McMurray 2 39.777.5456 Web ID 216060552 $ 399,999 2823 Jude Island Way Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 216052930 $ 465,000 Admiralty House #S-906 Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 216035314 $573,000 699 99th Avenue North Charlina McGee 239.770.1911 Web ID 216072990 $539,000 The Strada #7508 Susan Gardner 23 9.438.2846 Web ID 216051154 $ 659,900 647 108th Avenue North Roxanne Jeske 2 39.450.5210 Web ID 215060961 $ 644,900 Lemuria #1504 Tom Gasbarro 23 9.404.4883 Web ID 216004390 $ 639,900 14660 Beaufort Circle Fahada Saad 23 9.595.8500 Web ID 216045203 $ 675,000 1470 Caxambas Court Helga Wetzold 239.821.6905 Web ID 216071716 $3,395,000 598 Lakeland Avenue Olesya Waltz 239.297.2960 Web ID 216053227 $799,000 9214 Mercato Way Susan Gardner 23 9.438.2846 Web ID 216016827 $ 1,970,000 16836 Brightling Way Heather Hobrock 2 39.370.3944 Web ID 216064097 $ 1,895,000 9172 Mercato Lane Susan Gardner 23 9.438.2846 Web ID 216054212 $ 1,815,000 Aqua #510 John D'Amelio 2 39.961.5996 Web ID 216036267 $ 2,095,000 9165 Mercato Way Mary Kavanagh 616.957.4428 Web ID 216055143 $2,295,000 The Strada #7308 Heather Hobrock 2 39.370.3944 Web ID 216063618 $ 599,000 1775 Waterfall Court Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 215066841 $699,900 670 101st Avenue North Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 215045493 $624,900 819 Barcarmil Way Dave/Ann Renner 23 9.784.5552 Web ID 217001058 $ 1,399,000 2906 Leonardo Avenue Lynn Applebaum 23 9.776.5055 Web ID 216026285 $ 1,250,000 Aqua #I-309 Angela R. Allen 2 39.825.8494 Web ID 216032197 $ 1,650,000 28921 Cavell Terrace Valerie Bee 2 39.398.3055 Web ID 216064000 $7,400,000 NORTH NAPLES YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
Page 9 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COMBeachwalk Gardens #O-102 Gayle Fawkes 2 39.250.6051 Web ID 217001559 $ 434,000 Vanderbilt Surf Colony #305 Joanne MacLeod 2 39.272.7679 Web ID 216057609 $ 499,000 1500 Winterberry Drive Vince Colace 2 39.260.3333 Web ID 216071329 $ 1,088,800 786 Whiskey Creek Drive Larry Caruso 23 9.394.9191 Web ID 216055561 $ 839,000 1071 Winterberry Drive Larry Caruso 23 9.394.9191 Web ID 216070359 $ 997,000 215 Seahorse Court Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 2 39.642.1133 Web ID 216066674 $ 1,098,000 750 Partridge Court Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 216054602 $1,200,000 Ville De Marco #B101 Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 2 39.642.1133 Web ID 217002740 $ 399,500 711 South Bareld Drive Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 2 39.642.1133 Web ID 215063709 $ 350,000 411 Battersea Court Lori Holland 23 9.404.7070 Web ID 216034025 $ 385,000 South Seas #2-905 Helga Wetzold 2 39.821.6905 Web ID 216055607 $ 535,000 Admiralty House #S-906 Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 216035314 $573,000 470 Lagoon Avenue Annette Villano 2 39.248.6798 Web ID 216056600 $ 1,299,000 Vanderbilt Gulfside #301 Jane Darling 23 9.290.3112 Web ID 216062157 $ 1,200,000 Belize #1104 Brock/Julie Wilson 2 39.821.9545 Web ID 216055038 $ 2,029,000 Belize #1504 Cathy Rogers 2 39.821.7926 Web ID 215041080 $ 1,779,000 1180 Blue Hill Creek Drive Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 2 39.642.1133 Web ID 215007854 $ 1,395,000 1635 Ludlow Road Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 2 39.642.1133 Web ID 216054517 $ 2,860,000 1470 Caxambas Court Helga Wetzold 239.821.6905 Web ID 216071716 $3,395,000 South Seas #1003 Cathy Brodie 2 39.272.7725 Web ID 216072009 $ 647,000 152 Leland Way Cathy Rogers 2 39.821.7926 Web ID 216053990 $ 629,000 Gulfview #1914 Cathy Brodie 2 39.272.7725 Web ID 216072285 $ 599,900 Shipps Landing #1520 Cathy Brodie 2 39.272.7725 Web ID 216072669 $ 650,000 1775 Waterfall Court Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 215066841 $699,900 478 Willet Avenue Debron Fowles 23 9.826.6655 Web ID 216011484 $ 3,399,000 946 Sand Dune Drive Cathy Rogers 2 39.821.7926 Web ID 215061725 $ 1,299,000 1501 Honeysuckle Avenue Darlene Roddy 23 9.404.0685 Web ID 216034543 $ 678,000 1695 Ludlow Road Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 2 39.642.1133 Web ID 216049839 $ 2,195,000 VANDERBILT BEACH MARCO ISLAND YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
C T -2300 7 6-65 Call 86 T C21SUNBEL LT Y DE CL Y AILABLE LISTINGS! V VA A ALL TO VIEW .COM T T. .C21SUNBEL WWW W. VISIT 2/1/1 Single Family Home in North PortCute, little 2 bedroom 1 bath 1 car garage home in the warm Mineral Springs area. Come see it!$82,9001-866-657-2300 800CH233671. NORTH PORT Affordable Condo in Downtown Cape CoralThis cute 2 bedroom/1 bath condo is within walking distance of downtown Cape Coral. Makes a terrific investment.$87,5001-866-657-2300 800FM071410. CAPE CORAL 3/1 Single Family Home in Port CharlotteNice home with open kitchen with high ceilings.Fenced back yard with huge shed. Close to shopping and boat ramp access.$102,8001-866-657-2300 800CH233974. PORT CHARLOTTE 2 Bedroom Gated 55+ Bundled GolfEnjoy Florida as a snowbird or make this your permanent home. Spacious 2 bedroom unit located close to shopping.$108,8001-866-657-2300 800FM054990. FORT MYERS Condo in Bonita Springs1/1 clean condo in a great gated community complete with resort style pool, hot tub, fitness center, clubhouse.$114,9001-866-657-2300 800BS076435. BONITA SPRINGS Spacious 2 Bed 2 Bath in Central LehighThis spacious 2/2/1 home has tons to offer. Property has screened foyer to front door, split bedrooms, back lanai.$120,0001-866-657-2300 800LE050457. LEHIGH ACRES Parkwoods TownhomeTownhouse recently remodeled with new carpet, paint and laminate flooring. Never a rental and shows great!$128,5001-866-657-2300 800FM077949. FORT MYERS SE Cape Great Value HomeStarter home or flip w/an ideal location. 2 bed with formal living and dining plus den w/wood burning fireplace.$140,0001-866-657-2300 800CC000032. CAPE CORAL Great Listing 3 Bedroom 2 Bath HomeScreen porch, security system, 2 car garage. Close to 82. 3 bedroom 2 bath unit for the perfect homeowner to move in.$145,0001-866-657-2300 800LE064697. LEHIGH ACRES Gulf Access Condo with Garage2 bedroom 2 bath condo with attached garage.$145,0001-866-657-2300 800FM071439. CAPE CORAL 3/2 Double Wide Fenced LotCountry setting in a established neighborhood. Oversized detached garage. Inside laundry. Separate mother-in-law suite.$149,0001-866-657-2300 800CC070792. NORTH FORT MYERS 3/2 Canal Home in Port CharlotteYou will not want to miss this move-in ready 3 bed 2 bath home on a saltwater canal! Updated kitchen and tile throughout.$149,0001-866-657-2300 800CH234056. PORT CHARLOTTE A Must Have3 bedroom 2 bath home with major renovations. Truly a must see!!$150,0001-866-657-2300 800FM080406. FORT MYERS Club at Crystal Lake Condominium2 bed/2 bath-2nd floor condo with vaulted ceilings. 1,036 sqft of luxurious upgrades!$155,0001-866-657-2300 800FM078847. FORT MYERS Bright, Airy Second Floor Corner CondoA must see-too many features, immaculate, upgraded finishes, 1850 sqft, perfect location and views.$157,5001-866-657-2300 800CC025244. CAPE CORAL 2/2 Direct Access Condo in a 55+ Community2nd floor unit with great sunset views. You must see to believe. Call today for your immediate showing!$159,5001-866-657-2300 800CC066308. CAPE CORAL Bella Terra 2+/2 with Carport and StorageBella Terra 2+/2 with carport and storage.$175,0001-866-657-2300 800BS064194. ESTERO Home in Coral Lakes Community Low HOA fees2 bed + den, 2 bath home in peaceful gated community. Community club house, pool, tennis courts, playground and much more!$179,9001-866-657-2300 800CC057325. CAPE CORAL Highland Woods2 bedroom/2 bathroom located in Highland Woods. Well maintained w/newer AC. Private golf membership included.$189,9001-866-657-2300 800BS059780. BONITA SPRINGS Best location in Lehigh AcresBest location in Lehigh Acres! It offers three bedrooms, two baths. This home has two living rooms.$195,0001-866-657-2300 800FM060768. LEHIGH ACRES JANUARY 18TH 2017
w w om c. T C21SUNBEL LT .w w VISIT .COM T T. .C21SUNBEL WWW W. TO VIEW ALL AILABLE LISTINGS! V VA A Half Acre 3+Den Home in Lehigh AcresHalf acre 3+ den home in Lehigh Acres. Over 2,000 sqft.$199,0001-866-657-2300 800CC067850. LEHIGH ACRES Great SW Home with Side Load GarageHere is your chance to get into a great home in the SW area of the Cape. Bedrooms, open floor plan. Large fenced backyard.$209,0001-866-657-2300 800CC068948. CAPE CORAL Beautiful New 2016 Home 3+ Den 2/2Are you looking for that dream home? Nothing beats brand new. You will be this home's first owner!$209,5001-866-657-2300 850LE069732. LEHIGH ACRES Top Floor 2/2/1 in Kelly GreensGreat condo turnkey furnished with many extras and upgrades ready to live in!$215,0001-866-657-2300 800FM032122. FORT MYERS Immaculate Carriage Home Fully FurnishedMust see fully furnished 1st floor carriage home with garage and partial lake view.$224,9001-866-657-2300 800FM051196. FORT MYERS Golf Condo2 bedroom 2 bath condo.$225,0001-866-657-2300 800FM066217. FORT MYERS Gorgeous Golf Course ViewsLive at the Forest Country Club in a gorgeous 3 bed/3bath condo. Golf and social memberships are available.$225,0001-866-657-2300 800FM070430. FORT MYERS Spacious Home in Port LabelleSpanish style large 3 bed 3 bath home on oversized lot in Laurel Oaks Village. Features incl. 2 master bedrooms, 1 w/sitting room.$230,0001-866-657-2300 800LE021402. LABELLE Beautiful 4 Bed 2 Bath with Golf Course ViewGreat Location. Quiet neighborhood. Fenced-in side and back yard with a beautiful pool.$234,5001-866-657-2300 800CC060203. CAPE CORAL Beautiful SW Cape Pool HomeGorgeous 3/2 split floor plan w/close proximity to everything that beautiful Cape Coral has to offer.$239,0001-866-657-2300 800BS035751. CAPE CORAL 2 Bed 2 Bath Wrap Around Water ViewLike living on an island this adorable coach home is sure to delight you!$239,0001-866-657-2300 800FM063122. ESTERO North Port Dream HomeBeautiful 3 bedrooms+den, 2 car garage in North Port! Tiled throughout, granite countertops, custom woodwork.$240,0001-866-657-2300 800CC072552. NORTH PORT 3/3/2 Pool HomeThis 3 bedroom 3 bath home boasts 3,165 sqft. under air. It has a 2 car garage with a large driveway big enough.$270,0001-866-657-2300 800FM024248. LEHIGH ACRES Renovated...From Slab to Roof.....20153/2 remodel with brand new everything including a brand new $50,000 pool.$285,0001-866-657-2300 800CC061575. CAPE CORAL Golden Gate EstatesWell-maintained 3-bedroom/2-bath home surrounded by 3.87 acres in Golden Gate Estates.$295,0001-866-657-2300 800BS072999. NAPLES Close to Cape Harbour3 bed 2 bath well maintained pool home with very private lanai & lovely gardens on quiet residential street.$299,9001-866-657-2300 800CC079760. CAPE CORAL Heatherstone at Rookery Pointe in EsteroCharming 3/2.5 townhome in Gated Community w/1car garage, lake and sunset views w/extended lanai.$260,0001-866-657-2300 800FM064654. ESTERO Highland Woods Golf IncludedTurnkey, 1st floor unit with a beautiful lake and golf course view! Newer appliances, brand new A/C, 2 bedrooms plus den.$265,0001-866-657-2300 800BS068660. BONITA SPRINGS Laguna Lakes Upper Lakeview TurnkeyThis top floor condo is fully furnished. Renovated with a lake view!$269,5001-866-657-2300 800FM070861. FORT MYERS Water View Villa at EsteroLovely 2 bedroom 2 bath + den with a beautiful view.$269,9001-866-657-2300 800FM058614. ESTERO Direct Access Waterfront CondoFabulous 3 bedroom 2 bath on large 200+ canal just off the river. Boat slip, covered parking, extra storage.$245,0001-866-657-2300 800FM032112. CAPE CORAL Location Location LocationIn prestigious yet affordable Whiskey Creek! Private no-traffic golf course views of the practice green.$249,9001-866-657-2300 800FM074286. FORT MYERS Newer 2500 sqft Home on Triple LotBeautiful 4 bedroom, 3 bath + den. Big, open floor plan with spacious kitchen, ideal for entertaining.$249,9001-866-657-2300 800CC053140. CAPE CORAL Nice 3/2/ in Port CharlotteGorgeous well kept home. built in 2006 new appliances and beautiful kitchen and interior areas. Don't miss it!$249,9001-866-657-2300 800CH230651. PUNTA GORDA
C -2300 7 6-65 all 86 #1Y 21 IN THE CENTUR TE OF FLORIDA A AT ST TA MAKING DREAMS COME TRUE!SEARCH OVER 550 HOME & LOT LISTINGS! .COM T T. C21SUNBEL CALL 866-657-2300 TO SCHEDULE YOUR SHOWING! Beautiful Estates 3+/2 Home Many Extra's3 Bedroom split design, 2 bathroom. 2000 sqft RV & boat storage. Extended lanai enclosed pavilion for BBQ's A Must See!$299,9001-866-657-2300 890NA055513. NAPLES 4/3 + Den in Upscale NW Cape CoralOver 2500 sqft with big open floor plan. Surrounded by waterfront homes. Exceptionally clean and well maintained.$299,9871-866-657-2300 887CC079176. CAPE CORAL Moody River Lake Front HomeBeautiful home in gated community. Amenities include Olympic size swimming pool, tennis courts.$299,9991-866-657-2300 899FM054919. NORTH FORT MYERS Direct Sailboat Access HomeThis home has sailboat access to the Gulf with a dock and 10,000lb boat lift. A 2 bed/3 bath home with an open floor plan.$300,0001-866-657-2300 800CC000758. CAPE CORAL Updated Cross Creek Estates HomeSpotless 2 bed + den and sun porch on lakefront lot w/new tile roof, freshly painted inside & out & new kitchen.$304,5001-866-657-2300 800FM054283. FORT MYERS 4/2/2 Pool & Jacuzzi Home on Triple LotLocation! Location! Location! Custom kitchen with additional sink in the island. 5 sliders western exposure water views!$309,9001-866-657-2300 800CC069168. CAPE CORAL Whiskey Creek3 bed/2 bath/2 car garage/solar heated pool home! This prestigious Whiskey Creek home is meticulously maintained.$319,9001-866-657-2300 800FM074768. FORT MYERS Nice 3/2/ in Port CharlotteNice well kept serene home in Port Charlotte. Beautiful interior and nice screened in lanai and pool area. Come see it!$324,9001-866-657-2300 800CH227953. PUNTA GORDA Price to Sell Ready to MoveSpectacular 4 bedroom 2 bath on 2.75 acres. Pool and super deck. Quiet country living!$329,0001-866-657-2300 800NA069394. NAPLES Well Maintained Home w/New RoofOpen floor plan, volume ceilings, bay windows, hurricane shutters, 2 car garage. On an oversize lot!$329,0001-866-657-2300 800BS063730. BONITA SPRINGS 3/2 Beautiful Canal Home in Port CharlotteVery well keep 3/2 canal front pool home in Port Charlotte. Close to town center and golf courses. Come see it!$399,9001-866-657-2300 800CH234043. PORT CHARLOTTE Big Water Views, Gulf Access Heated Pool/SpaImmaculate Oyster Bay Jade IV, 4/2, formal living, dining, & family room. Counter bar kitchen w/nook. Big dock with lift.$459,9001-866-657-2300 800CC045356. CAPE CORAL Stunning Sanibel RetreatSanibel Beaches! Bring your whole family to this oversized home on Sanibel Island. Deeded beach access in the community!$475,0001-866-657-2300 800CC041272. SANIBEL Direct Access Pool HomeBeautiful home for you resting on a triple lot!!!$479,0001-866-657-2300 800CC068279. CAPE CORAL Could This Be Your New Pool Home3 bed 2 bath salt water pool home located on a cul-desac with lake and fountain view! Freshly painted inside and out.$365,0001-866-657-2300 800FM040900. FORT MYERS Beautiful Custom Home with In-Law ApartmentBeautiful corner lot, 3 bedroom 3 bath custom home with in-law apartment. Home sits on a 1,0472 acres has gorgeous view.$365,0001-866-657-2300 800BS066177. BONITA SPRINGS Waterfront Pool Home w/Dock3/2/2 In-ground heated pool & spa, gulf access canal w/boat dock & lift! Screened lanai, 10' ceilings, master bath w/jetted tub.$380,0001-866-657-2300 800CC045697. CAPE CORAL Gulf Access Cape Coral Pool HomeOwn a slice of paradise w/this 3/2 pool home. One bridge, gulf access, 2 boat lifts, private spa.$395,0001-866-657-2300 800CC037109. CAPE CORAL Magnificent 2 Story on 3 Lot Site2 master suites, 2 1/2 bath, den, formal living & dining, family room, 2 1/2 car garage. Many upgrades alarm system salt water pool.$338,0001-866-657-2300 800CC055707. CAPE CORAL Gulf Access 3/2 Pool HomeHeated, salt water pool, Jacuzzi & pool bath. Concrete dock w/captain's walk& seawall. Assessments paid.$348,0001-866-657-2300 800CC002960. CAPE CORAL Comfortably Set Up for the Whole FamilyRoom for the whole family in this custom designed & built compound home ideally located in S Fort Myers near Estero.$349,9001-866-657-2300 800CC059625. FORT MYERS Beautiful Gulf Access with Salt Water PoolWalk through the beautiful front door into a wide open floor plan to the living room dinning and kitchen.$354,9001-866-657-2300 800CC059086. CAPE CORAL
w w om c. T C21SUNBEL LT .w w .2300 7 7. 6.65Call 86A NAME YOU CAN TRUST TO SELL YOUR HOMETY IN 1984 T REAL Y 21 SUNBEL TT FOUNDED CENTUR A BARBARA M. W TT A AT BARBARA M W WA .COM T T. .C21SUNBEL WWW W. Custom Built Pool Home in San Carlos EstatesOne of the most desirable and sought after neighborhoods in Bonita Springs. High ceilings jetted tub granite countertops.$479,0001-866-657-2300 800CC062250. BONITA SPRINGS Stunning 3/2/2 Pool Home in Paseo CommunityYou will not believe the features of this home and the amenities the community has to offer! Schedule your showing today.$495,0001-866-657-2300 800CC079350. FORT MYERS Penthouse Corner Unit in Cape HarbourSpectacular view. Wide open floor plan. 2 bedroom professionally furnished and decorated and ready to move in.$498,9001-866-657-2300 800CC068457. CAPE CORAL 5781 Cape Harbour Dr #1509 OPEN SAT & SUN 1-5PM Belle Lago Tiena Model 4 BedroomsBelle Lago Tiena model 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, tandem garage, formal living and dining rooms.$505,9001-866-657-2300 800FM064695. FORT MYERS Kelly Greens Golf Large Upgraded Pool HomeGolf course home completely renovated with huge pool spa granite new cabinets floors-all the latest!$547,5001-866-657-2300 800FM049261. FORT MYERS Southern Exposure Gulf Access Desirable LocationBeautiful 3/2 + den, pool home located in unit 69. Cape Harbour, dining & shopping, and turnkey.$549,0001-866-657-2300 800CC038865. CAPE CORAL Exquisite Gulf Access Pool HomeThis gorgeous 2 story home offers 2251 sqft of paradise living with 3 bed 3 bath 3 car garage + bonus room!$569,0001-866-657-2300 800CC062342. CAPE CORAL 3 Bedroom + Den in Estero BayEnjoy amazing panoramic views of Estero Bay from this 5th floor unit in sought after community of Waterside!$595,0001-866-657-2300 800CC000989. FORT MYERS BEACH Deep Water Gulf Access3 bedroom + den, 3 full baths. Great room floor plan. Heated pool with expansive paved pool deck & massive covered lanai.$599,9001-866-657-2300 800CC056812. FORT MYERS Cape Home on Water3/3 plus den in NW Cape. Southern exposure on canal. Large infinity edge pool solar and heat pump heated.$599,9001-866-657-2300 800CC076661. CAPE CORAL Gorgeous, Immaculate and PristineThis 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath, gulf access heated pool home. 18" tile on the diagonal with travertine borders. Carpet in all rooms.$625,0001-866-657-2300 800CC064921. CAPE CORAL 5131 SW 19th Ave OPEN SAT 12-3PM Have You Been Dreaming of a Designer HomeDon't miss out on this beautifully appointed exceptional floor-plan.$664,8881-866-657-2300 888FM072906. NAPLES Four Story 3/2.5 Pool Home on the WaterCompletely updated island home with expansive water views. 4 floors total w/3 bedrooms plus a den. Wood and tile flooring.$988,5001-866-657-2300 800CC000210. BOKEELIA Magnificent Mediterranean Bellagio MasterpieceMediterranean house situated on an oversized lot at the end of the cul-de-sac !!!!!!$1,100,0001-866-657-2300 800CC071053. CAPE CORAL Ft. Myers Beach Bayfront HomeOver 5,000 sqft with a private boat dock! One of a kind home on the bay.$1,799,0001-866-657-2300 800FM033960. FORT MYERS BEACH Luxurious 4 story Estate Home in Cape Harbour4 bed, 8 bath, 4 car garage home. Open kitchen. 3 Master suites. Virtually every room offers an incredible view.$2,150,0001-866-657-2300 800CC062094. CAPE CORAL Park & FlyFly home to Buckingham.$724,9901-866-657-2300 890FM008100. FORT MYERS Riverfront Equestrian EstateLocated on the Orange River with 2 homes, barn, dressage facilities with the equestrian in mind. You will fall in love!$780,0001-866-657-2300 800FM031273. FORT MYERS Views! Views! Views!Exceptional opportunity to purchase a corner cul-desac home with wide intersection canal views, a boater's dream.$795,0001-866-657-2300 800BS071278. CAPE CORAL Better Than New ConstructionGorgeous gulf access home located on 200+ ft canal in popular neighborhood south of Cape Coral Pkwy. Stunning views!$899,9001-866-657-2300 800CC065142. CAPE CORAL
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3 Galleries 24 exhibits annually with original artwork for sale Classes Delve into pottery, painting, jewelry, basket weaving, doll making, sculpture, photography & more Affordable Teen classes & Youth Summer Camp Gift Shopunique creations by local artists Library extensive collection of art resources Artists on display at the Wyvern HotelThe Visual Arts Center is Across From Fishermens Village 210 Maud Street | Punta Gorda, FL 33950 (941) 639-8810 | www.VisualArtCenter.org ALWAYS FREE ADMISSION Gallery & Gift Shop Hours: Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm New! Always something exciting taking shape:Your SWFL Art Destination Delve into pottery, painting, jewelry, basket weaving, doll making, sculpture, photography & more Affordable Teen classes & Youth Summer Camp Gift Shopunique creations by local artists Library extensive collection of art resources Artists on display at the Wyvern Hotel Artists on display at the Wyvern Hotel Artists on display at the Wyvern Hotel Artists on display at the Wyvern Hotel SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination SWFL Art Destination Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm Mon Fri 9am 4pm | Sat 10am 2pm
e Wyvernproudly features local Artwork from the Visual Arts Center in Punta Gordawww.perch360.com www.thewyvernhotel.com Perch360 is the newly designed rooftop restaurant and bar oering the freshest, highest-quality ingredients sourced from local suppliers and the rooftop herb garden. Our tapas style menu allows guests to sample a variety of dishes, tastes and avorings to share. With craft cocktails, local brews and boutique wines, take advantage of hanging out in one of our private seating cabanas or re pits available by rental only. Perch360 is open daily at 11am serving lunch until 2pm and dinner service available starting at 5pm. Rooftop hours Sunday-ursday 11am-11pm; Fridays & Saturdays 11am-Midnight. Wyvern Hotel features 63 Rooms including Harbor and Downtown Views Wyvern Hotel introduces newly designed PERCH360e Cond Nast property boasts 63 rooms with gorgeous views of the Charlotte Harbor and the downtown Punta Gorda scenery. All of our rooms provide refrigerators, robes and room service catered by e Curve Restaurant or Perch360. Enjoy our rooftop pool deck with poolside service! Onsite meeting space is also available for a maximum of 50 people with catering and AV options available.
e Wyvernproudly features local Artwork from the Visual Arts Center in Punta Gordawww.perch360.com www.thewyvernhotel.com Perch360 is the newly designed rooftop restaurant and bar oering the freshest, highest-quality ingredients sourced from local suppliers and the rooftop herb garden. Our tapas style menu allows guests to sample a variety of dishes, tastes and avorings to share. With craft cocktails, local brews and boutique wines, take advantage of hanging out in one of our private seating cabanas or re pits available by rental only. Perch360 is open daily at 11am serving lunch until 2pm and dinner service available starting at 5pm. Rooftop hours Sunday-ursday 11am-11pm; Fridays & Saturdays 11am-Midnight.Wyvern Hotel features 63 Rooms including Harbor and Downtown Views Wyvern Hotel introduces newly designed PERCH360e Cond Nast property boasts 63 rooms with gorgeous views of the Charlotte Harbor and the downtown Punta Gorda scenery. All of our rooms provide refrigerators, robes and room service catered by e Curve Restaurant or Perch360. Enjoy our rooftop pool deck with poolside service! Onsite meeting space is also available for a maximum of 50 people with catering and AV options available.
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Hire great people, treat them right and TRAIN, TRAIN, TRAIN!Don Gasgarth Don Gasgarth Charlotte County Ford WHO AM I?NAME: Don Gasgarth TIT LE AN D COMPAN Y: President of Don Gasgarth Charlotte County Ford Y EARS WIT H T HE COMPAN Y: 26 Y EARS IN S OUT H W EST FLORIDA: 26 NA T URE OF BUSIN ESS: Ford Dealer E DUCAT ION : Broward Community College H OMET OWN : Fort LauderdaleW hat is the most significant change youve seen in your industry over the past year? Hands down the Internet along with the use of mobile apps. The ability to put dealerships showrooms and service departments at consumers finger tips at home or out and about has added a whole new customer base. Still, nothing like a test drive in person!Name three practices that have been absolutely critical in the success of your business? Hire great people and treat them right as evidenced by the fact many of my employees have been with me for over 15 years. TRAIN, TRAIN, TRAIN! Follow the Rotary 4-way test every day. Is it the TRUTH? Is it FAIR to all concerned? Will it build GOOD WILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS? Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?W ithin the context of your current marketing/promotional strategy, how do you differentiate your company from your competitors?Hometown dealer INCREDIBLE. W hat one area of your industry would you like to take the time to learn more about?Internet Marketing is a constant learning experience. The use and improvement of dealer websites and Facebook pages are also part of this learning experience. Still, know ing how to use these digital tolls to promote products and services is the real question.W hat is your superpower? W hat particular strength or talent has contributed most to your success?Training. W hat accomplishment are you most proud of in 2016?Completion of major renovation to our Ford Trustmark look while providing full service to our customers. H ow do you define success in 2016?The automobile business is a month to month one, while planning and forecasting is important, last month or last year is history. What have you accomplished today and the current month.H ow is social media impacting your industry or business this year?Reputation and staying in front of the public eye is ever-increasing in importance in the current world we live in.Name three words you could set your day by?Thats easy: Ask, ask, ask.D o you see similar auto industry trends in 2017 as you have seen in 2016?Yes, Similar. If gas prices continue to be lower than in past years, Americans will continue to buy larger vehicles. In 2016 the buying public trended to larger cars, SUVs and Trucks. With that said, as more American families choose to travel within the U.S for holidays and vacations, the need for a 7-passenger vehicle will increase. And yes, we have them!H as your vision for the future of your business changed in any way leading into 2017?No, for most individuals and families, purchasing a home is the largest transaction they will make in their lifetime. As I stated last year, the purchase of an automobile is the second largest transaction that most individuals are involved in during their lifetime. Still, while the Internet has changed retailing, I continue to believe that auto customers would like to purchase from a local community involved Dealership. I take great pride in knowing, that for the past 26 year, Don Gasgarths Charlotte County Ford remains focused on our local community and continues to be involved! That continues to be our vision for 2017 and beyond. Yes, there is still a place for a locally owned Dealership to meet the community needs. I hope to be that Dealer serv ing Southwest Florida for years to come!. W hat would people be surprised to know about you?My motto: Ask, ask, ask.
2014-2016 rfntfbnnntQUICK LANE: | Shop 24/7 www.charlottecountyford.comToll Free: rfrrn r r r A Very Special thank you to all of our valued clients over these past 26 years from Don Gasgarth, owner of Don Gasgarths Charlotte County Ford!Yes! It has truly been Incredible!For me, looking back over the past 26 years my dealership has been here in our community, I can truly say... thanks for letting us serve you! It has been a great pleasure to make so many friends. e list seems to be endless, Area leaders, Community organizations, Non prots, businesses and thousands of local, regional, state and countrywide customers are to thank! Our entire team at Don Gasgarths Charlotte County Ford are proud to have the privilege to serve all your needs on a new Ford or a quality used car these past 26 years. Stop by today and see me or one of any of our team here at Don Gasgarths Charlotte County Ford. Help us celebrate 26 years this month. Be one of the thousands of satised customers and friends! Wow...26 years here in Charlotte County! Incredible Sincerely, Don Gasgarth rfn tb bt t
14 DESTINATION SWFL 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY BY NANCI THEORETSpecial to Florida WeeklyROM SHELLING TO SHOPPING AND SUNSETS, RIDES on the wild side or simply savoring the flavors of local restaurants and the states best brewery, Southwest Florida satisfies any vacation style. And as youll discover below, whether youre a first-time visitor or seasoned pro, there are some things you need to know before you go.The scoop on the shelling stoopIf youve already visited one of our beaches, you probably unknowingly mastered Southwest Floridas signature move. The Stoop or Sanibel Stoop is the Vogue of the seashore without the stilettos. Shorts and bathing suits are the preferred attire (sandals optional) as you bend forward (no, its not a twerk), eyes scanning the surf and the sand, and arm ready to reach out and snatch a perfect shell specimen before the tide or another sheller claims it. Our coastline is world-renowned for serious shelling and Sanibel Island is its epicenter. Lying east-west sets up the islands pristine beaches to collect a pirates bounty of shells, including some rarities like the junonia and mini lions paw. Prime pickings are best during an ebb ing high tide and following a storm; both churn shells onto the beach. Along with neighboring Captiva, the two islands are affectionately dubbed the Shell Islands for their treasure trove of lightning whelks, tulips, olives, coquinas and other gifts from the sea. Hire a captain to shuttle you to Cayo Costa, a remote by-water-only island, where early mornings showcase inches of new arrivals. Or venture north to hunt for ancient sharks teeth along Englewood Beach in Char lotte County. For serious shelling bring a bucket or a sand-sifting scoop to dig deep. F COURTESY IMAGE Shells come in all shapes and sizes on Sanibel.SWFL INSIDER
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16 DESTINATION SWFL 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLYVSunsets beyond the seaISITING NAPLES AND NOT CATCHING A SUNSET FROM the landmark Naples Pier is the equivalent of Paris without the Eiffel Tower or Rome with out the Colosseum. Its practically mandatory. Rated second among the top 120 things to do in Naples, the historic pier is an icon of the citys birth, built in 1888 to accommodate freight and passengers. It even has its own website (www. naplesgov.com/index.aspx?nid=340), a beach, sand volleyball to bide your time until sunset, and a small concession stand midway along its 1,000-foot span into the Gulf of Mexico. The citys bulk fishing permit mean anyone can fish from the pier without a license. As a result its a top destination for locals, many of them colorful charac ters who fish almost nightly and are happy to share their stories. Come sunset eyes divert west waiting for touchdown and the burst of vibrant or more pastel shades of reds, oranges and purples (depending on the weather). Then, the crowd goes wild cheering and applauding the always magical moment. Do yourself a favor and stick around as the colors spread to the east. Naples Municipal Beach & Fishing Pier, 25 12th Ave. S., 213-3062COURTESY IMAGES Sunset at the Naples Municipal Beach & Fishing Pier
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18 DESTINATION SWFL 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLYCCheers to local beer OZY UP TO THE TASTING ROOM BAR AT FORT Myers Brewing Co. and youll soon be privy to neighborhood gossip and knowl edgeable locals wholl opine on their favorite hand-crafted brewskis, among them High 5 and Gateway Gold. The lat ter references the brewerys location in Fort Myers Gateway neighborhood, a multigenerational community represent ed in the companys clientele both people and their pooches. Since its humble beginnings in 2013 by Rob and Jen Gratz-White as Fort Myers first brewery, the company has grown exponentially and was recognized in 2016 as Floridas best large brewery. Today, FMBC produces vast quantities of craft beer for its tasting room and distribu tion to an expanding number of bars and restaurants. Known for its social scene and as a spot to chill, the brewery hosts weekly trivia and burger nights and food truck rallies and quarterly festivals. Sample a flight of its finest and pick your favorites to take home in growlers. The tasting room is open Tuesday through Sunday. Fort Myers Brewing Co., 12811 Commerce Lakes Drive, Fort Myers, 313-6576, www.fmbrew.comCOURTESY IMAGES Great local beer is brewed at the Fort Myers Brewing Co.
20 DESTINATION SWFL 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLYF AAmp up Your adrenaline rushEED YOUR NEED FOR SPEED, ZIP ABOVE THE TREES OR finally get sweet revenge on your brother or significant other for telling the world about your most embarrassing moment with a paintball splat aimed right at the chest. Punta Gordas Florida Tracks & Trails is a haven for weekend warriors who thrive on exhilaration and getting dirty then doing it again the next day. The only multi-themed outdoor sporting park of its kind in Florida, FTT features 22 miles of twisting and turning ATV, UTV, dirt bike, go cart and golf cart trails (jumps, too); five pro and amateur Motocross and mud tracks, an ecoadventure zipline course and sky bridge, seven professionally designed paintball fields; and over night RV and tent camping. And this is only the first phase of the 1,000-acre-plus destination which also offers a 12-acre beach and swim ming lake, beach games, food and beverage service (some of the adult kind) and a giant stage and events lawn for live entertainment. BYOB (bring your own bike) or rent all the gear youll need. Florida Tracks & Trails is open Saturday and Sunday. Campers can check in Friday at 5 p.m. Florida Tracks & Trails, 39450 Bermont Road, Punta Gorda, (844) 743-3388, www.floridatracksandtrails.comTime for Tin CityNOTHER NOD TO NAPLES PAST, TIN CITY WATERfront Shops so named for four 1920s tinroofed buildings offers locally owned bou tiques, gift stores, galleries, waterfront cafes and restaurants and plenty of photo opps. Once the hub of the citys fishing industry, the specialty shopping district features waterhugging boardwalks, open-air and under-roof corridors connecting four rustic red, yellow and blue hued buildings and a picture-perfect setting along the Gordon River. Although the clam and oyster processing are long gone, Tin City retains its maritime ambience and a charming setting to shop Naples-made soaps and sou venirs, browse for bikinis and baubles and nosh on gourmet cuisine or enjoy an ice cream cone along on a breezy deck. As the headquarters of Pure Naples, the citys water front beckons with on-the-water including sightseeing, sunset and fishing cruises and Jet Ski and boat rentals to explore the river and Naples Bay. Tin City Waterfront Shops, 1200 Fifth Ave. S., Naples, 262-4200, www.tin-city.comCOURTESY IMAGES Get airborne and pump your adrenaline at Florida Tracks & Trails.
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22 DESTINATION SWFL 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLYLOCAL FLAVOR BY KAREN FELDMANcuisine@oridaweekly.comURE, ITS LOVELY TO DIG YOUR TOES INTO THE SAND and enjoy a day at the beach. But the ulti mate perk of Florida winter is being able to dine outside. In January. With little more than a sweater to ward off a chill. Its why even restaurants that arent on the water figure out a way to cluster some table outside. In places like Old Naples, downtown Fort Myers and Punta Gorda, sidewalk tables afford great spot from which to people watch while dining. At the beaches, there are spectacular water views, often with sunset vistas as a bonus. And just in case the air gets a bit brisk, most establishments have outdoor heaters to keep you toasty. That said, its always a good idea to take a sweater with you. Here are four of my favorite spots for dining al fresco. NaplesWhen it comes to a restaurant in which the view and the food are both memorable, M Waterfront Grille has few peers. This Naples favorite offers a stunning view of Venetian Bay along with excellent food and excep tional service. And as if thats not enough, the wine list is exemplary as well. The management describes the cuisine as cuttingedge continental a term coined by former executive chef Brian Roland and still used by current chef John Berry. What that means is food that isnt fussy but is fresh and carefully composed. The kitchen makes its own butter and you may be tempted to make a meal of the bread as a result. Fresh fish selections and steaks are expertly executed but vegetables get their due as well. Try to save some room for dessert as these are all house-made and superb as well. And then there is that spectacular view, made even S When it comes to a restaurant in which the view and the food are both memorable, M Waterfront Grille has few peers.VANDY MAJOR PHOTOGRAPHY
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24 DESTINATION SWFL 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLYmore glorious by the sun as it slowly sets beyond the horizon, washing the water and bayfront homes in rain bow hues on its way. If possible, schedule your meal so that you are seated and have a beverage in hand before this happens. (Dog lovers can bring their pooches and dine on the dog-friendly patio. What you sacrifice in scenery you make up for by having your best buddy with you.) M Waterfront Grill, Village at Venetian Bay, 4300 Gulf Shore Blvd., Naples; 263-4421. Open for lunch Monday through Saturday, dinner every day and Sunday brunch. Full bar. Valet parking available.Bonita SpringsCoconut Jacks Waterfront Grille offers a prime view of lovely Estero Bay from the comfort of its screened deck, complete with palm-thatched roof. Settle in with a tropical drink and you might think youve landed on a Caribbean island rather than a bustling establishment just a stones throw from Bonita Beach Road. Its a great spot for taking in a sunset or, if youre lucky, seeing a few wild dolphins taking a leisurely swim past the area. The food here has something of an island flavor as well, with a preponderance of seafood and casual fare. The tequila oysters Rockefeller is a well-executed starter but simpler dishes, such as the BBQ pork nachos and coconut shrimp, are good bets, too. Full entrees are available but Im partial to their baskets and sand wiches, like the lazy lobster roll and the fish n chips or scallops basket. Desserts are worthwhile here, too. They arent typically made in house but are well chosen, such as a coconut cream pie from nearby Dollys Produce Patch & Eatery and a Key lime pie with sweet mango sauce from Sweet Melissas Ice Cream Shoppe. Consumed outdoors, I could swear they taste even better.Coconut Jacks Waterfront Grille, 5370 Bonita Beach Road SW, Bonita Springs. Open 11 a.m.-11 p.m. daily. Full bar. VANDY MAJOR PHOTOGRAPHY Coconut Jacks Waterfront Grille offers a prime view of lovely Estero Bay from the comfort of its screened deck, complete with palm-thatched roof. more glorious by the sun as it slowly sets beyond the M Waterfront Grille exterior view.
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28 DESTINATION SWFL 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLYFort MyersIf you didnt try it out when it was SS Hookers, perhaps its time to make a trip to Summmerlin Jakes, a sprawling but homey edifice that looks out over San Carlos Bay within spitting distance of the Sanibel Causeway. Chef Richard Howze, formerly of Leroys Southern Kitchen in Punta Gorda and Rumrunners in Cape Coral, heads up a kitchen that is producing some impressive food in the restaurant named for Jacob Summerlin, a cattle baron who lived and raised his herds in the area. If youve a taste for something Southern, this is the place for breakfast (weekend only), lunch or dinner. Check out the biscuits and gravy or shrimp and grits for breakfast, fried green tomato po-boy, conch fritters, or pulled pork sandwich for lunch and at dinner feast on smoked fish dip and pickles, jambalaya, gumbo, or a selection of smoked meats. Theres even a mint julep for sipping while you savor the view. And oh what a view! Summerlin Jakes has an unparalleled view of the sparkling waters and Sanibel in the distance. Bring your binoculars since its also a place in which dolphins are known to congregate.Summerlin Jakes, 17501 Harbour Pointe Drive, Fort Myers, (239) 466-5377. Full bar. Breakfast served Saturday and Sunday. Lunch and dinner served daily. Full bar.Punta GordaSo someone in the group wants a fried seafood plat ter or a surf and turf but someone else had her heart set on sushi. And still another is adamant about dining outside. If this seems like an insurmountable number of conflicting interests, it need not be if you happen to be in Punta Gorda. Thats because Laishley Crab House is equipped to handle all of these desires. Situated along Charlotte Harbor, its deck allows for prime al fresco dining with a view. Theres a volumi nous seafood platter available fried or broiled along with a host of other seafood dishes. And, to top it all off, theres a sushi bar, too, offering an impressive selec tion of sunomono, nigiri, sashimi and a host of specialty rolls, raw and cooked. Crab lovers get their due as well, with crab cakes, soft shell crabs, a blue crab bucket and a steam pot, all served with hushpuppies, new potatoes and corn. For carnivores, there are three steak options, three chicken dishes and the aforementioned surf and turf. All that and a breathtaking vantage point from which to survey a large expanse of Charlotte Harbor. It doesnt get much better than that.Laishley Crab House, 150 Laishley Court, Punta Gorda, (941) 205-5566. Full bar. Lunch and dinner served every day. Summerlin Jakes overlooks the Sanibel Causeway. Laishley Crab House allows for prime al fresco dining with a view.VANDY MAJOR PHOTOGRAPHY
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DSC36 36 DESTINATION SWFL 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY BY STEPHANIE DAVISFlorida Weekly CorrespondentThe Revs Institute for Automotive ResearchTART YOUR ENGINES AND HEAD TO COLLIER COUNTY for one of Naples many hidden gems where car enthusiasts are in a paradise thats all their own at The Revs Institute for Automotive Research. Jennifer McWhinnie of Fort Myers says youd never know Revs is there, Its an unassuming building in the warehouse district and its only been open to the public for two years now my husband and I really enjoy it its an incredible place. Owned by Miles Collier of the famous Collier family, the museum houses the Collier Collection over one hundred cars ranging from the late 1800s to the mid 1990s. Theres one entire room thats completely dedicated to one-of-a-kind Porsches, says Ms. McWhinnie. Even if youre not into cars, its a fascinating museum with great tour guides. Whether youre interested in checking out a 1927 Packard Speedster, a 1954 Osca Sports-Racer, or a 1961 Maserati, youll need to purchase your tickets online or by calling the institute. To keep the 2-hour tour enjoyable and intimate, walk-ins are, regrettably, not allowed. The Revs Institute for Automotive Research 2500 Horseshoe Dr., Naples 687-REVS (7387) www.revsinstitute.orgSEXPERIENCE SWFL FIVE WAYSCOURTESY PHOTOS The Revs Institute for Automotive Research
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DSC42 42 DESTINATION SWFL 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY DSC43 BY FLORIDA WEEKLY STAFFnews@oridaweekly.comACK IN THE EARLY 1980S, SOUTHWEST FLORIDA WAS about as bike unfriendly as an area could get. Bike lanes, paved shoulders and shared sidepaths werent what traffic engineers cared about they just needed traffic lanes to keep up with the double digit rate of population growth, so thats what they built. But things have changed. Today, Southwest Florida boasts four bicycle-friendly cities according to the League of American Bicyclists Naples, Cape Coral, Sanibel and Venice. Thats more than a quarter of the bike-friendly communities in all of Florida. Our network of pathways and bike lanes has expanded quite dramatically, especially in the past five to 10 years, said Dan Moser, a longtime bicycle/pedestrian advocate and traffic safety professional. BEXPERIENCE ON TWO WHEELSCOURTESY PHOTOS Cyclists in the JN Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island.Save the gas, explore Southwest Florida on two wheels
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DSC44 44 DESTINATION SWFL 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY Myers, transportation engineers are putting the finishing touches on miles of new side paths on both Daniels Parkway and Colonial Boulevard. In Naples, the Gordon River Greenway is a system of north-south trails extending through the county. It weaves through mangroves with a view of the Gordon River. Adventure Tired of the drone of tires on asphalt? Pump up your heart rate at one of the areas mountain bike trails (OK, a Florida mountain is a 10-foot rise, but the trails are challenging and tons of fun). Caloosahatchee Regional Park in Lee County offers about 10 miles that are more Park at the beach and take a walk.SEE TWO WHEELS, 46
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DSC51 DSC52 Cultural venuesBIG ARTS CenterMusic, dance, visual arts, lectures, lm, live theater 900 Dunlop Road Sanibel (239) 395-0900 bigarts.orgFlorida Repertory TheatreDrama, comedy, musicals 2268 Bay St. Fort Myers (239) 332-4488 floridarep.orgBarbara B. Mann Performing Arts HallOrchestra, Broadway, performances 13350 Edison Parkway Fort Myers (239) 481-4849 bbmannpah.comBroadway Palm Dinner Theatre and Off Broadway Palm Comedy, musicals 1380 College Parkway Fort Myers (239) 278-4422 broadwaypalm.comFGCU Bower School of MusicMusic 10501 FGCU Blvd. Fort Myers (239) 590-1000 fgcu.edu/cas/bsm/concerts.htmlTheatre ConspiracyDrama, comedy, new plays at The Foulds Theater 10091 McGregor Blvd. Fort Myers (239) 936-3239 theatreconspiracy.orgSouthwest Florida SymphonySymphonies Various locations in Lee County Box Office: 8290 College Parkway, Suite 103 Fort Myers (239) 418-1500 swflso.orgAlliance for the ArtsTheater, art exhibits, classes 10091 McGregor Blvd. Fort Myers (239) 939-2787 artinlee.orgGulf Coast SymphonySymphonies Various locations in Lee County (239) 277-1700 gulfcoastsymphony.orgSidney & Berne Davis Art CenterArt exhibits, music, theater, lms 2301 First St. Fort Myers (239) 333-1933 sbdac.comBob Rauschenberg GalleryFine art 8099 College Parkway Fort Myers (239) 489-9313 bobrauschenberggallery.comThe Laboratory Theater of FloridaContemporary, classic and experimental theater. 1634 Woodford Ave. Fort Myers (239) 218-0481 laboratorytheaterflorida.comThe Herb Strauss Schoolhouse TheaterDrama, comedy, musicals 2200 Periwinkle Way Sanibel (239) 472-6862 bigarts.orgCenters for the Arts of Bonita SpringsArt exhibits, performances, classes 26100 Old 41 Road Bonita Springs (239) 495-8989 artcenterbonita.orgCambier Park bandshellOutddor music venue at Naples Park. 755 Eighth Ave. S. Naples (239) 213-3058 naplesgov.comGulfshore PlayhouseProfessional theater group at The Norris Center. 755 Eighth Ave. S. Naples (866) 811-4111 gulfshoreplayhouse.orgNaples PlayersDrama, comedy, musicals 701 Fifth Ave. South Naples (239) 434-7340 naplesplayers.orgTheatreZoneProfessional theater company based at Community School of Naples. 13275 Livingston Road Naples (888) 966-3352 theatrezone-florida.com ArtisNaples Philharmonic orchestra, Broadway, performances, speakers5833 Pelican Bay Blvd. Naples (239) 597-1900 thephil.orgThe von Liebig Art Center and the Naples Art AssociationFine art, exhibits, classes 585 Park St. Naples (239) 262-6517 naplesart.org The Naples Museum of Art at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts Fine art 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd. Naples (239) 597-1111 thephil.org Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com 2017 DESTINATION SWFL 49 Artis Naples
Seeing Believing Challenging academics. World-class instruction and experiences. Vibrant student life. Impactful community outreach and partnerships. And now: athletics. At FSW, seeing is believing. Join the FSW evolution. Your moment is now.Florida SouthWestern State College is an equal access, equal opportunity organization. Fort Myers Naples Punta Gorda LaBelle FSW.edu (800) 749-2322 MAKING AN IMPACT
In addition to world-class academics, FSW attracts the best and the brightest musicians, who earn an Associate in Arts degree. The community gets to see and hear these students perform free concerts each fall and spring in the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall at FSW. The FSW Orchestra and Choir, the FSW Concert Band and the FSW Jazz Band. Their performance schedule is at FSW.edu/artscalendar.Music to Your Ears Historically, FSW has partnered with several businesses, hospitals and colleges and universities to create pathways for students in the careers of their choice. On October 18, 2016, FSW announced an alliance with Western Michigan University on the FSW Charlotte Campus in Punta Gorda. For students, it means offering expanded healthcare paths, including the highly-desirable Physicians Assistant program. With the FSW Charlotte Campus only a mile from the Punta Gorda Airport, WMU is also bringing its aviation program. Soon the skies will include WMU planes used to train pilots. FSW will complement that program with proposed PSAV (non-credit) certi cates in Aviation Airframe Mechanics and another in Aviation Powerplant Mechanics. FSW plans to offer an AS degree in Aviation Maintenance Administration.Key Partnerships Making an Impact Making an Impact What do nearly 22,000 students and 1,400 professionals create in Southwest Florida? An impact that reaches far beyond the nancial to include adding workforce ready professionals that help make this region a great place to work and to live. Now Open: Suncoast Credit Union Arena at FSWThe newly-opened Suncoast Credit Union Arena has already brought thousands of residents and visitors alike inside to enjoy comfortable seats and unobstructed views. The Arena is home to the FSW mens and womens basketball teams. It will also host a wide range of community events, concerts, graduations and more. The Arena seats 3,300 fans. Season and individual game tickets are on sale. Visit FSWBUCS.com and click on ticket and game schedule information. Come cheer for your Bucs! Education doesnt always come from a textbook. FSW has hosted a slew of special guests and events, offering new perspectives and experiences to students. From local celebrities like chocolatier Norman Love, to best-selling author Garth Stein, investigative journalist Edwin Black, to the Tibetan monks of the Drepung Loseling Monastery, all have offered motivation for students to think outside of the box, to embrace their creativity, to welcome a variety of opinions, and to not be afraid to ght against injustice. When Virginia Tech Civil Engineering Professor Dr. Marc Edwards visited FSW to speak about his experiences exposing the Washington D.C. and Flint, Mich. water crises, he also attended opening night of Professor Stuart Browns Theater Programs fall production, Paragon Springs, and held a talkback with the performers and audience following the show. We are training the scientists of the future at FSW, said Brown. And we owe it to them to have the dif cult discussions here in a safe environment so that they are prepared to face the challenges ahead with an ethical framework already in place. Learning Beyond the Classroom
The Norris CenterMusic, lms, comedy, live performances 755 Eighth Ave. S. Naples (239) 213-3058 naplesgov.com/index.aspx?NID=119Charlotte SymphonySymphonies Center for Performing Arts and Education 701 Carmalita St. Punta Gorda. (941) 205-5995 charlottesymphony.com.The Cultural Center TheatreA venue of the Charlotte Players 2280 Aaron St. Port Charlotte (941) 625-4175, ext. 220 charlotteplayers.orgThe Cultural Center of Charlotte CountyTheater, music, community events 2280 Aaron St. Port Charlotte (941) 625-4175 theculturalcenter.comCharlotte Harbor Event & Conference CenterConcerts, dancing, symphonies 75 Taylor St. Punta Gorda (941) 833-5444 charlotteharborecc.comVisual Arts CenterGalleries, art exhibits, classes 210 Maud St. Punta Gorda (941) 639-8810 visualartcenter.org Langdon PlayhouseA venue of the Charlotte Players 1182 Market Circle St. Murdock (941) 625-4175, ext. 220 charlotteplayers.orgAsolo Repertory TheatreDrama, comedy, musicals FSU Center for the Performing Arts adjacent to the Ringling Museum of Art 5555 North Tamiami Trail Sarasota (941) 351-9010 or (800) 361-8388 asolo.org Van Wezel Performing Arts HallBroadway, performances 777 N. Tamiami Trail Sarasota (941) 953-3368 or (800) 826-9303 vanwezel.orgLemon Bay PlayhouseCommunity theater 96 West Dearborn St. Englewood (941) 475-6756 lemonbayplayhouse.com DSC51 DSC52 Charlotte Symphony 52 DESTINATION SWFL 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY T ake it from the horses mouth, you must visit our Bamboo Farm!
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DSC54 DSC55 NEWS & INFO FLORIDA WEEKLYFlorida Weekly is one of the largest circulating newsweeklies in Florida, with a circulation of more than 90,000 papers in Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Palm Beach and Monroe counties reaching more than 200,000 readers in print, online and mobile each week. We provide weekly print editions, online, iPad and mobile for your iPhone or Android devices.Electronic Online In addition to our complete print edition, our website, www. oridaweekly.com, provides photo galleries, contests, pickup locations, special sections and proles of all of our advertisers. iPad We were the rst South Florida newspaper to introduce an application for the iPad. Read the entire edition of Florida Weekly in an easy-to-navigate format. Go to the iTunes store and download the app to read Florida Weekly anywhere. iPhone/Android Download the easyto-navigate smart phone version of Florida Weekly at the iTunes store. PrintSeven weekly editions covering: Fort Myers, Naples, Bonita Springs, Punta Gorda/Port Charlotte, Palm Beach Gardens/Jupiter and West Palm Beach and the Palm Beaches and Key West. Luxe Living Naples and Bonita Springs luxury living guide. At Home Charlotte Countys guide to everything about the home. Healthy Body Charlotte Countys guide to your health. Healthy Living Palm Beach Countys guide to looking and feeling better. Destination Southwest Florida (January) Discover the great things about our Southwest Florida communities. Arts Preview (February) Our denitive guide to the Southwest Florida arts, theater and music scenes. Florida Weeklys Best (May) Florida Weeklys intrepid writers and editors scour South Florida looking for the best of everything. Executive Forecast (July, August, September or October depending on market) Our nod to the men and women who run Floridas companies. Southwest Florida Physicians Directory (November) A comprehensive guide to the leading doctors and medical services in Southwest Florida. 54 DESTINATION SWFL 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY Theres a kind of luxury that doesnt need to scream and shout. One thats as much about service as it is style. Luxury that doesnt just mean beautiful cars for any occasion, but giving you personalized, white glove service to meet your needs. Experience luxury rentals with award-winning customer service. To check availability and reserve your preferred vehicle, please visit exoticcars.enterprise.com or contact the Exotic Car Collection near you. rfnntf TREAT YOURSELF. RENT ON A HIGHER LEVEL.Naples...................938 4th Ave N. ...............239.263.5812
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DSC56 DSC57 Edison & Ford Winter EstatesThe winter homes of Thomas A. Edison and Henry Ford, beautifully situated along the Caloosahatchee River, are among the greatest historic treasures in Southwest Florida. The Estates offers extensive guided tours of the Edison and Ford homes, gardens and laboratory. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily, closed Thanksgiving and Christmas days. 2350 McGregor Blvd. Fort Myers (239) 334-7419 edisonfordwinterestates.org The Bailey-Matthews Shell MuseumThe Bailey-Matthews Shell Museums purpose is to educate about shells, mollusks, and the natural environment through exhibits, educational programs, library services, and publications. 3075 Sanibel-Captiva Road Sanibel (239) 395-2233 shellmuseum.org Shell Factory & Nature ParkThe Shell Factory & Nature Park is one of Southwest Floridas top destinations for family entertainment and shopping. It holds the worlds largest collection of seashells and shell specimens. You will also nd the nest fossils and sea life, not to mention the most beautiful, top-of-the-line coral. 2787 North Tamiami Trail North Fort Myers (239) 995-2141 shellfactory.com Imaginarium Hands-on Museum & Aquarium Learning is fun for the whole family at the Imaginarium Hands-On Museum & Aquarium. There are more than 60 exhibits as well as a hands-on experience at the marine touch tank with stingrays and more. Other displays include live sh, sharks, turtles, swans and iguanas. 2000 Cranford Ave. Fort Myers (239) 321-7420 imaginariumfortmyers.com Zoomers Amusement ParkEnjoy go-carts, a roller coaster, midway rides and indoor games at this Lee County entertainment attraction for the entire family. 17455 Summerlin Road Fort Myers (239) 481-ZOOM (9666) zoomersamusementpark.com Rookery Bay Environmental Learning CenterThe Environmental Learning Center is a 16,500 square-foot facility with four research laboratories, classrooms and 140-seat auditorium, and two story visitor center. The visitor center offers a variety of hands-on experiences, including 2,300-gallon aquarium and interactive exhibits addressing research and stewardship efforts ongoing within the Reserve, as well as a nature store, gallery and picnic area. 300 Tower Road Naples (239) 530-5940 rookerybay.org SunSplash Family WaterparkSpend the day relaxing in the sand or enjoying the thrill of several wet attractions. The park includes three high-speed slides, the pitch-black Cape Fear and the 457-foot Electric Slide, among others. If speed isnt your thing, enjoy a leisurely cruise along the lazy river that winds around the park perimeter. 400 Santa Barbara Blvd. Cape Coral (239) 574-0558 capecoral.net Mike Greenwells Bat-A-Ball & Family Fun ParkFor family fun, Greenwells has it all: go-cart tracks, miniature golf, batting cages, paintball and a 6,000-squarefoot arcade.35 NE Pine Island Road Cape Coral (239) 574-4386 greenwellsfamilyfunpark.com ATTRACTIONS Edison & Ford Winter Estates 56 DESTINATION SWFL 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY
DSC56 DSC57 SunSplash Family WaterparkSpend the day relaxing in the sand or enjoying the thrill of several wet attractions. The park includes three highspeed slides, the pitch-black Cape Fear and the 457-foot Electric Slide, among others. If speed isnt your thing, enjoy a leisurely cruise along the lazy river that winds around the park perimeter.400 Santa Barbara Blvd. Cape Coral (239) 574-0558 capecoral.net Naples Zoo at Caribbean GardensA paved path almost a mile in length winds past rare and beautiful animals residing within a historic tropical garden planted in 1919. In this tropical setting, guests delight in seeing many of their favorite animals. In addition, they also discover an array of more rarely seen creatures such as the endangered Malagasy fosas, Red River hogs, or an Asian deer that barks and eats meat. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, closed Thanksgiving and Christmas days. 1590 Goodlette-Frank Road Naples (239) 262-5409 napleszoo.com Naples Botanical GardenVisit a world-class paradise that combines delightful cultivated tropical gardens with beautifully restored natural habitats. The Garden connects people and plants through display, education, conservation and science. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily except Tuesdays, when the Garden opens at 8 a.m. 4820 Bayshore Drive Naples (239) 643-7275 www.naplesgarden.org The Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest FloridaThe museums mission is to promote respect and understanding by teaching the history and lessons of the Holocaust through artifacts that tell the individual stories within the larger history of the Holocaust. May 2-Jan. 3, 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday with guided tour at 1:30 p.m. each day. Jan. 2-May 1, open 12:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday with guided tours at 1 and 2:30 p.m.; 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday with guided tour at 1:30 p.m. 4760 Tamiami Trail North Suite 7, Naples (239) 263-9200 holocaustmuseumswfl.org Naples Fishing PierThe Naples Fishing Pier is one of the most popular attractions in Naples. Originally built in 1888 as a freight and passenger dock, the Naples Pier stands as a community landmark. Open 24 hours daily. 25 12th Ave. S., Naples (239) 213-3062 naplespier.com Naples-Fort Myers Greyhound Racing & PokerA long-time landmark and popular recreational facility on Floridas southwest coast, the racetrack operates throughout the year with greyhound racing, full-card simulcasting of dogs and thoroughbreds, as well as a casinostyle poker room. 10601 Bonita Beach Road Bonita Springs (239) 992-2411 naplesfortmyersdogs.com James and Barbara Moore ObservatoryOpen to the public on specic dates for viewing sessions, which typically begin 30 to 45 minutes after it is dark enough to see stars, weather permitting. Call or check the website for scheduled dates. Edison State College Charlotte campus 26300 Airport Road Punta Gorda (941) 637-3518 edison.edu/charlotte/observatory Octagon Wildlife SanctuaryPack a picnic lunch and spend a day at the sanctuary that provides recovery and living environments for abandoned and abused exotic wildlife. 41660 Horseshoe Road Punta Gorda (239) 543-1130 www.octagonwildlife.org FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com 2017 DESTINATION SWFL 57 keywestexpress.net Vacation Spot of Pirates, Poets, Presidents and Party Goers! keywestexpress.net keywestexpress.net Getting There is Half the Fun!
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DSC59 Fishermens VillageLocated directly on Charlotte Harbor, Fishermens Village offers an array of exclusive boutiques, shops and superb dining. The award-winning marina offers cruise boats, shing boats, rental speed boats, kayaks, bicycles and a heated swimming pool. 1200 West Retta Esplanade No. 57A Punta Gorda (941) 639-8721 fishville.com The Military Heritage & Aviation MuseumThe museum displays include authentic artifacts and memorabilia representing most military conicts in which the United States has participated, from the Civil War to the present. Fishermens Village 1200 West Retta Esplanade No. 48 Punta Gorda (941) 575-9002 www.freedomisntfree.org/ Blanchard House MuseumA museum of African American history and culture in Charlotte County. 406 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Punta Gorda (941) 575-7518 www.blanchardhousemuseum. blogspot.com Charlotte Harbor Environmental CenterThe center provides more than 20 different educational programs and has more than 8 miles of hiking trails and other recreational opportunities. Alligator Creek 10941 Burnt Store Road Punta Gorda (941) 575-5435 Cedar Point 2300 Placida Road Englewood (941) 475-0769 www.checflorida.org Babcock Wilderness AdventuresBabcock Ranch offers visitors the perfect setting to immerse themselves in nature. From swamp buggy tours with Babcock Wilderness Adventures to overnight accommodations at the Cypress Lodge, youll nd yourself face to face with wildlife in an Old Florida setting. 8000 State Road 31 Punta Gorda (800) 500-5583 www.babcockwilderness.com Redneck Mud ParkGo mudding at Floridas largest offroad mud camp featuring an oval mud race track, mudding trails, camping, RV parking and mud holes. 44570 Bermont Road (County Road 74) Punta Gorda (239) 691-8557 redneckmudpark.com Nav-A-Gator GrillAir boat rides, river boat tours, boat and canoe rentals, Old Florida rock music. The Nav-A-Gator is a slice of Old Florida. 9700 SW Riverview Circle Arcadia (941) 627-3474 nav-a-gator.com Florida Tracks & TrailsIf the off-road life and other getdown-and-dirty outdoors activities are your thing, youve found your Disney World. Featuring tracks, trails, paintball, zipline, a general store and even a beach, spend the weekend getting wet, wild and dirty, and make sure you watch for special concerts and festivals. Opens at 5 p.m. Fridays.39450 Bermont Road Punta Gorda (844) 743-3388 floridatracksandtrails.com FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com 2017 DESTINATION SWFL 59
DSC60 DSC61 Recurring events Fort Myers Art WalkFirst Friday of each month The monthly Art Walk runs throughout downtown Fort Myers from 6 to 10 p.m. on the rst Friday of each month. It includes more than a dozen art stops and features new art shows, displays, live music and the traditional after party. Downtown Fort Myers fortmyersartwalk.com ART ALIVE walksFirst Wednesday each month November through July (5-8 p.m.) and third weekend of the month November through July (11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; 1-4 p.m. Sunday). Studios and galleries north of Pine Ridge Road and south of Trade Center Way between Taylor and Airport Pulling roads in Naples Art District. Brochures are available at Artisans Plaza 5760 Shirley St. Naples (239) 821-1061 Music WalkThird Friday of each month The downtown event from 6 to 10 p.m. features live music at a variety of venues, including restaurants, galleries and bars, plus a variety of street performers all over the newly renovated downtown Fort Myers River District. Music Walk venues showcase a variety of music, from acoustic soloists to punk rock, piano, steel drums and saxophone. Downtown Fort Myers fortmyersmusicwalk.com 60 DESTINATION SWFL 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY
DSC60 DSC61 FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com 2017 DESTINATION SWFL 61 Alive After FiveThird Thursday of each month From 5 to 8 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month, explore downtown Punta Gorda. There is live entertainment, wine tastings, an Artists' Village and Indie Market with art and craft demonstrations, art receptions, restaurants for grabbing a bite and an evening of fun. There is plenty of free parking. Downtown Punta Gorda (941) 505-0130 We Guarantee An Incomparable Dining Experience239-332-2065Reservations RecommendedLunch Mon Fri Dinner Mon Sat Closed Sunday Extraordinary Since 1978Downtown Fort Myers River District Find Your Location & Download Our APP at www.ribcity.com With Our New Mobile App You can Find Your Neighborhood Location, Get Directions to the Rib City Closest to Your Current Location, Buy Gift Cards, Join the R.I.B. Club and So Much More! Its all right at your ngertips! Find Your Location & Download Our APP Find Your Location & Download Our APP Find Your Location & Download Our APP Find Your Location & Download Our APP Find Your Location & Download Our APP With Our New Mobile App You can Find Your Neighborhood Location, Get Directions to the Rib City Closest to Your Current Location, Buy Gift Cards, Join the R.I.B. Club and So Much More! Its all right at your ngertips! FEBRUARY 11TH Aaron Lewis FEBRUARY 22ND Hotel California A Salute to the Eagles MARCH 17TH Neal McCoy
DSC62 DSC63 62 DESTINATION SWFL 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY Signature events ArtFest Fort MyersFeb.3-6 ArtFest Fort Myers is one of Southwest Floridas premier art festivals. Enjoy and purchase artwork in a variety of mediums and prices from more than 200 nationally recognized artists from across the country and around the world. Admission is free. 2443 First St., Fort Myers (239) 768-3602 artfestfortmyers.com Annual Coconut Point Art Festival Feb. 18-19 Coconut Point in Estero hosts the annual Coconut Point Art Festival. Fine art, music and more will occupy the streets for two fun-lled days. There will be paintings, one-of-a-kind jewels, photography, ceramics, and more. Coconut Point 23130 Fashion Drive, Estero artfestival.com The Edison Festival of Light Grand Parade Feb. 18 The Grand Parade, one of the largest nighttime parades in the country, pays tribute to celebrated Fort Myers winter resident Thomas Edison. It has been named one of North Americas top 100 events and one of the top 20 events in the Southeast. Downtown Fort Myers (239) 334-2999 edisonfestival.org The Southwest Florida & Lee County FairFeb. 23-March 5 An old-fashioned country fair features agriculture, horticulture, home-baked goods, small farm animals and a horse show. It also includes 50 to 60 carnival rides, games and food booths. Lee Civic Center 11831 Bayshore Road North Fort Myers, (239) 543-7469 fair.leeciviccenter.com Bonita Springs National Art Festivals Jan. 14-15, Feb. 11-12, March 4-5 Enjoy the work of national and international artists, plus the ambience of downtown Bonita while supporting the many programs of the Centers for the Arts. 10450 Reynolds St. artinusa.com/bonita Charlotte County Fair Jan. 27-Feb. 5 Amusement rides, animals, fair food and bull riding. 2333 El Jobean Road Port Charlotte (941) 629-4252 thecharlottecountyfair.com
Annual Naples National Art FestivalFeb. 18-19 Entertainment, juried art, food. Naples Art Association Cambier Park and Eighth Street, Naples naplesart.org Collier County FairMarch 16-26 Midway rides, 4-H competitions and favorite fair foods. Fairgrounds are 10 miles east of I-75 (exit 111) Immokalee Road, (239) 455-1444 colliercountyfair.com Fort Myers Film FestivalMarch 8-12 With an opening-night gala at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, lms at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center and awards ceremony at the Broadway Palm Theatre. (239) 810-6323 fortmyersfilmfestival.com DSC62 DSC63 FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com 2017 DESTINATION SWFL 63 The Fort Myers Film Festival rolls out the red carpet March 8-12, at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center and other area venues. The Best Happy Hour! Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Voted 2016 Best Sunset Dining! The Best Happy Hour! The Best Happy Hour! The Best Happy Hour! The Best Happy Hour! The Best Happy Hour! The Best Happy Hour! The Best Happy Hour! Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Mon-Fri 3-6 pm In the Playmore Tiki Bar Live Entertainment Friday-Sunday See our website for schedule. Voted 2016 Voted 2016 Best New Steak & Seafood House on Ft. Myers Beach! 239-463-1028 SunsetBeachTropicalGrill.com JOIN US FOR SUNSET AND THESE WEEKLY SPECIALS: WEDNESDAY PRIME RIB $19.99 THURSDAY PASTA! $19.99 FRIDAY SEAFOOD PLATTER $19.99 FREE PARKING FOR DINNER GUESTS
DSC64 HEALTH CARE HOSPITALSLee CountyLee Health runs four of the countys ve hospitals: Cape Coral Hospital, 636 Del Prado Blvd., Cape Coral, (239) 424-2000 Gulf Coast Medical Center, 13681 Doctors Way, Fort Myers, (239) 343-1000 HealthPark Medical Center, 9981 S. HealthPark Drive, Fort Myers, (239) 3435000 Lee Memorial, 2776 Cleveland Ave., Fort Myers, (239) 343-2000 Lehigh Regional Medical Center, 1500 Lee Blvd., Lehigh Acres, (239) 369-2101Collier CountyNCH Healthcare System operates these Collier County hospitals: Naples Community Hospital, 350 Seventh St. N., Naples, (239) 436-5000 North Collier Hospital, 11190 Health Park Blvd., Naples, (239) 513-7000 Physicians Regional Healthcare System operates these Collier County hospitals: Physicians Regional-Collier, 830 Collier Blvd., Naples, (239) 354-6000 Physicians Regional-Pine Ridge, 6101 Pine Ridge Road, Naples, (239) 348-4000Charlotte CountyBayfront Punta Gorda, 809 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda, (941) 639-3131 Bayfront Port Charlotte, 2500 Harbour Blvd., Port Charlotte, (941) 766-4122 Fawcett Memorial, 21298 Olean Blvd., Port Charlotte (941) 629-1181FIND A PHYSICIAN OR CAREGIVERFlorida Weeklys Physicians Guide is a comprehensive listing of medical practitioners in Lee, Collier and Charlotte counties. Go to oridaweekly.com, select your area and click Special Sections. P1 6THANNUAL Physician Directory 2017 Southwest Florida 64 DESTINATION SWFL 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY www.timelessimagesw.comDr. Charlene OkomskiBoard Certied Obstetrics & Gynecology941-205-5500Cosmetics941-205-2666Medical Dr. Charlene Okomski Dr. Okomski specializes in routine, gynecological care and gynecologic surgery for women of all ages, including adolescents. Our services include hysteroscopic and laparoscopic procedures, treatment of endometriosis, urinary incontinence therapy, infertility diagnosis, hormone replacement therapy and the latest in the management of menorrhagia (excessive menstrual bleeding). Dr. Okomski offers the latest in simple, in-ofce procedures for bladder problems and heavy menstrual bleeding. Dr. Okomski has a desire to provide the highest quality of gynecological care in a pleasant surrounding with courtesy and understanding. Dr. Okomski employs a very conservative, non-invasive approach to medicine when appropriate, though she is a very accomplished surgeon should the need for surgery arise. Should you choose Dr. Charlene Okomski for your healthcare needs, you can expect to be treated professionally and with courtesy at all times. We cant wait to see you, so make an appointment today! New patients are always welcome! 2010-2016 by WomenThe Best Care for WomenMeet Dr. Charlene Okomski
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DSC66 66 DESTINATION SWFL 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY DSC67 Sporting events Professional hockey, ECHLFlorida Everblades Germain Arena 11000 Everblades Parkway, Estero Tickets floridaeverblades.com or (239) 948-7825 Professional golfChubb Classic golf tournament Feb. 13-19 A Champions Tour event Twin Eagles 11725 TwinEagles Blvd., Naples Tickets chubbclassic.com or (239) 593-3900 College basketball, mens and womensAlico Arena Florida Gulf Coast University 10501 FGCU Blvd., Fort Myers (239) 590-7145 The Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic Late February-March Up to 200 college baseball and softball teams participate. Played at various Lee County elds. Information leeparks.org/cusic/ Edison Festival of Light 5KFeb. 18 at 5:45 p.m. Fort Myers River District-Downtown Information edisonfestival.org or (239) 334-2999 Boston Red Sox spring trainingGrapefruit League games begin in late February. JetBlue Park at Fenway South 11581 Daniels Parkway, Fort Myers Tickets (617) 482-4SOX Minnesota Twins spring training Grapefruit League games begin in late February. CenturyLink Sports Complex 14100 Ben C. Pratt/Six Mile Cypress Parkway, Fort Myers Tickets (612) 33-TWINS; (800) 33-TWINS Tampa Bay Rays spring trainingGrapefruit League games begin in late February. Charlotte County Sports Park 2300 El Jobean Road, Port Charlotte Tickets raysbaseball.com FILE PHOTO SHUTTERSTOCK Team cattle roping contests during the All-Florida Championship Rodeo in Arcadia, Florida
DSC66 DSC67 FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com 2017 DESTINATION SWFL 67 Florida Southwestern State College AthleticsMen and womens basketball, Suncoast Credit Union Arena. Baseball and softball at City of Palms Park. Information fswbucs.com/tickets, firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Barbara B. Mann box office at 481-4849 or (800) 440-7469. Professional rodeoArcadia All-Florida Championship Rodeo March 9-12 124 Heard St., Arcadia Tickets arcadiarodeo.com or (800) 749-7633 18308 Murdock Circle, Suites 108-109 in Port Charlotte. For more information or to schedule a consultation appointment, please call (941) 625-3411 www.gallianosurgery.comDr. Domingo E. Galliano Jr.MD, FACS, FASCRSCharlotte Countys only Board Certied Colon and Rectal SurgeonIntegrity, Compassion, Respect, Accountability And Excellence. Surgical Critical Care General Surgery Colon and Rectal Surgery Best 5 Star Patient Care with aCOMMITMENT T O O UR COMMUNITY! Best 5 Star Patient Care with a UR COMMUNITY! www.PantherHollowDental.com 941.743.7435 Foid Wely B, Sx Ya Ro Afraid of the high cost of dentures? We have been using a denture that is 1/3 the price of our standard denture and done in one day. We are dedicated to helping you have the dental care quite unlike any you have ever had before, at prices that will certainly make you smile.Our Dental Services Include: Dr. Susan R. Brooks Financing Available Seniors Our Specialty 2010-2016
DSC68 68 DESTINATION SWFL 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY State parks Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park 12301 Burnt Store Road Punta Gorda (941) 575-5861 Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park is comprised of 42,000 acres and protects 70 miles of shoreline along Charlotte Harbor in Charlotte and Lee counties. Boating, canoeing and kayaking, fishing. Don Pedro Island State Park 8450 Placida Road Placida (941) 964-0375 Don Pedro, part of an extensive chain of barrier islands extending along Floridas Gulf Coast, is accessible only by private boat or ferry. Boaters can tie up at the dock on the mangrovelined bay side of the island. Boating, canoeing and kayaking, fishing, hiking/nature trail, picnicking, restrooms, swimming, wildlife viewing. Cayo Costa State Park 880 Belcher Road Boca Grande (941) 964-0375 With nine miles of beautiful beaches and acres of pine forests, oak-palm hammocks and mangrove swamps, this barrier island park is a Gulf Coast paradise. Beaches, bicycling, boating, cabins, camping, canoeing and kayaking, fishing, hiking/nature trail, picnicking, swimming, wildlife viewing. Mound Key Archaeological State Park Managed by Koreshan State Historic Site 3800 Corkscrew Road Estero (239) 992-0311 Prehistoric Native Americans are credited with creating this islands complex of mounds with an accumulation of seashells, sh bones and pottery. Mound Key is believed to have been the ceremonial center of the Calusa Indians when the Spaniards rst attempted to colonize Southwest Florida.Boating, fishing, hiking/nature trail, interpretive exhibit, restrooms, wildlife viewing. Gasparilla Island State Park 880 Belcher Road Boca Grande (941) 964-0375 The centerpiece of Gasparilla is the restored Boca Grande Lighthouse built in 1890. Swimming, snorkeling, shing and nature study are popular activities. Beaches, bicycling, canoeing and kayaking, fishing, hiking/nature trail, picnicking, restrooms, swimming, wildlife viewing. Lovers Key State Park 8700 Estero Blvd. Fort Myers Beach (239) 463-4588 A haven for wildlife, the islands and their waters are home to West Indian manatees, bottlenose dolphins, roseate spoonbills, marsh rabbits and bald eagles. The two-mile long beach is accessible by boardwalk or tram and is popular for shelling, swimming, picnicking and sunbathing. Beaches, bicycling, boat ramp, canoeing and kayaking, concession and restaurant, fishing, hiking/ nature trail, picnicking, playground, restrooms, showers, swimming, tours, visitor center, wildlife viewing. Koreshan State Historic Site 3800 Corkscrew Road Estero (239) 992-0311 Visitors can sh, picnic, boat and hike where Cyrus Teeds visionaries, who came to Estero in 1894 to build New Jerusalem for his new faith, Koreshanity, once carried out survey experiments to prove the horizon on the beaches of Collier County curves upward. Boat ramp, camping, canoeing and kayaking, fishing, hiking/nature trail, historic site, picnicking, playground, restrooms, wildlife viewing. Collier-Seminole State Park 20200 E. Tamiami Trail Naples (239) 394-3397 The 7,271-acre park lies partly within the great mangrove swamp of southern Florida, one of the largest mangrove swamps in the world. Bicycling, boat ramp, camping, canoeing and kayaking, fishing, hiking/nature trail, picnicking, playground, restrooms, showers, wildlife viewing. Everglades National Park
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DSC70 70 DESTINATION SWFL 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge1 Wildlife Drive Sanibel (239) 472-1100 fws.gov/dingdarling The refuge is part of the largest undeveloped mangrove ecosystem in the United States. It is world famous for its spectacular migratory bird populations. Big Cypress National Preserve Oasis Visitor Center 5215 Tamiami Trail East Ochopee (239) 695-2000 nps.gov/bicy/index.htm Big Cypress National Preserve contains a mixture of tropical and temperate plant communities that are home to a diversity of wildlife, including the elusive Florida panther. Canoeing and kayaking, hiking, hunting, ORV use, tours. Estero Bay Preserve State Park Managed by Koreshan State Historic Site 3800 Corkscrew Road Estero (239) 992-0311 The rst aquatic preserve established in Florida, this is one of the most productive estuaries in the state. The bay is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including the bald eagle. Bicycling, boating, canoeing and kayaking, fishing, hiking/nature trail, restrooms, wildlife viewing. Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park 11135 Gulfshore Drive Naples (239) 597-6196 The mile-long stretch of white sugar sand at Delnor-Wiggins has been rated one of the best beaches in the nation. The 166-acre park is a tropical paradise for beach lovers, boaters and divers. Beaches, boat ramp, boating, fishing, picnicking, restroom facilities, scuba diving, showers, swimming, wildlife viewing. Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park137 Coastline Drive. Copeland (239) 695-4593 A 2,000-foot long boardwalk at Big Cypress Bend, meandering through the old growth cypress, enables the visitor to experience the beauty of this unusual swamp. Hiking/nature trail, tour, wildlife viewing. Everglades National ParkGulf Coast Visitor Center 815 Oyster Bar Lane Everglades City (239) 695-3311 nps.gov/ever/index.htm Everglades National Park, the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States, boasts rare and endangered species. Hiking, camping, fishing, boating, canoe and kayak trails, tours.
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DSC72 Median home prices: Second Quarter 2016Cape Coral-Fort Myers MSA $230,000 Year-over-year change: 7 percent Naples-Marco Island MSA $449,528 Year-over-year change: 7 percent Punta Gorda MSA $190,000 Year-over-year change: 13.6 percentSource: Florida Realtors BUILT IN SWFLCOURTESY PHOTOSSouthwest Floridas living options will suit any budget and style. All you have to do is take your pick. 72 DESTINATION SWFL 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY
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CHARLOTTE COUNTY Port Charlotte Town CenterMore than 100 specialty stores and places to grab a bite for every budget mark this Charlotte County institution, anchored by Macys, Dillards, JCPenney, Sears and Bealls. It boasts one of Floridas largest indoor food courts and the state-of-the-art Regal 16 Cinemas. 1441 Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday Noon to 6 p.m. Sunday (941) 624-4447 simon.com/mall/ port-charlotte-town-center DSC74 74 DESTINATION SWFL 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY DSC75 SHOPPING
DSC74 DSC75 FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com 2017 DESTINATION SWFL 75 Fishermens VillageLocated on the Punta Gorda waterfront of Charlotte Harbor, Fishermens Village has become a top-rated stay-and-play destination. With more than 30 shops, restaurants and services, a resort and marina, plus frequent special events, its a perfect place to come for a day of shopping or for an entire vacation. 1200 W. Retta Esplanade Punta Gorda Hours vary by business (800) 639-0020 or (941) 639-8721 fishville.com COLLIER COUNTY Coastland CenterOpened in 1976, Coastland Center remains one of Naples most popular shopping and dining destinations. Anchored by department-store mainstays Macys, Sears, JCPenney and Dillards, the mall features some 130 places to shop and dine. 1900 Tamiami Trail North Naples 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday Noon-6 p.m. Sunday (239) 262-2323 coastlandcenter.com Fifth Avenue SouthFifth Avenue South is a timeless mix of glamour and laid-back ease for shopping, dining and social life. Historic and modern architecture blend in eclectic sophistication; tropical blooms and lush greenery grace its pedestrian-friendly promenades and each storefront is lled with wonderful nds and delights. Hours vary by business Contact: Business Improvement District 649 Fifth Ave. South Naples (239) 692-8436 fifthavenuesouth.com MercatoAnchored by Whole Foods Market, Nordstrom Rack and Silverspot Cinema (a 12-screen luxury theater complex), Mercato offers 12 notable restaurants, more than 20 upscale retailers and luxury residential condominiums. Mercato hosts a vibrant year-round event calendar with live music and other events, most of which are free and open to the public. 9132 Strada Place Naples 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday Noon-6 p.m. Sunday (239) 254-1080 mercatoshops.com Third Street South
DSC77 DSC76 76 DESTINATION SWFL 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY Third Street SouthNext to the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, the 19th-century Naples Pier and the colorful original beach cottages, sophisticated and delightful shopping and dining on historic Third Street South awaits amidst courtyards, antique European fountains and colorful, cascading owers. Hours vary by business Concierge Kiosk Camargo Park, opposite the Fleischmann Fountain (239) 434-6533 thirdstreetsouth.com The Village on Venetian BaySet on the waterfront of Venetian Bay, the village encompasses almost 50 shops and restaurants. Be sure to check out the special-events calendar. 4200 Gulf Shore Blvd. North Naples 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. through April (6 p.m. May-October) Monday-Saturday (Mondays optional May-October) Noon to 6 p.m. Sunday (239) 261-6100 venetianvillage.com Waterside ShopsMore than 60 upscale shops and places to dine mark this unique destination accented by luxurious fountains, the coins collected from which go toward helping Bosom Buddies Breast Cancer support for underand uninsured breast-cancer patients in Collier County and Bonita Springs.5415 Tamiami Trail North, Naples 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday Noon to 6 p.m. Sunday (239) 598-1605 watersideshops.comLEE COUNTY Tanger OutletsLocated just east of the Lee island coast, this is Floridas only location in a nationwide chain of 43 outlet malls featuring more than 400 brand-name stores that vary by location. 20350 Summerlin Road Fort Myers 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday (239) 454-1974 or (888) 471-3939 tangeroutlet.com/fortmyers Coconut PointThis picturesque outdoor mall features more than 140 stores including Dillards, Target, Apple Store, Michael Kors and Barnes & Noble all surrounding several acres of lakes with a boardwalk. Its variety of dining options for all tastes is topped by the elegant Ruths Chris Steakhouse. 23106 Fashion Drive Estero 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday Noon to 6 p.m. Sunday (239) 992-4259 simon.com/mall/ coconut-point Edison MallThe regions original indoor mall celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2015, and this Southwest Florida landmark has expanded to more than 160 specialty shops surrounded by the Big 4 anchors: Macys, Dillards, Sears and JCPenney. 4125 Cleveland Ave. Fort Myers 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sunday (239) 939-1933 simon.com/mall/ edison-mall Bell Tower ShopsThis landmark shopping, dining and entertainment destination is home to some 50 ne retailers eclectic boutiques and shopping favorites Williams-Sonoma, Ann Taylor, Chicos, Banana Republic and Talbots. Exceptional shopping is complemented by nine distinctive restaurants. U.S. 41 at Daniels Parkway Fort Myers 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday Noon-5 p.m. Sunday (239) 489-1221 thebelltowershops.com Gulf Coast Town CenterThis outdoor mall opened in phases between 2005 and 2007, and is still expanding in its location just off Interstate 75. The center features Bass Pro Shops, Belk, Best Buy, Costco, Dicks Sporting Goods, JCPenney and Target as its anchor stores, and offers a variety of dining options to suit every budget and taste. 9903 Gulf Coast Main St. Fort Myers 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday (239) 267-5107 gulfcoasttowncenter.com Periwinkle PlaceThis island gem was selected by the Lee County Visitor and Convention Bureau as Sanibels top shopping destination 25 shops, including the original Chicos, the award-winning Blue Giraffe Restaurant and Sanibel Day Spa among covered boardwalks, lush landscaping, tropical fountains and a buttery garden. 2075 Periwinkle Way Sanibel 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Saturday Noon to 6 p.m. Sunday periwinkleplace.com 2016 2016 2016 Find Out Why They Call Us The Window to the Harbor! For Boaters & Non-Boaters Alike!Charlotte Harbor Yacht ClubIs the Place to Be! C (941) 629-5131 Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club4400 Lister St., Port Charlotte, FL | N 26 57.567 / W 082 04.837 | www.charlotteharboryachtclub.comWe Have Something for Everyone Full, Seasonal And Business Memberships Now Available-Ask for Details ALLSTAR CHARTERS, LLC. CALL TODAY TO SCHEDULE YOUR TRIP! Call 239-282-8841www.AllstarChartersLLC.com
DSC77 FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com 2017 DESTINATION SWFL 77 DSC76 Promenade at Bonita BayWith among the nest retail stores, unique boutiques, high-end salons and excellent restaurants, Promenade at Bonita Bay attracts both locals and visitors from around the world. This open-air center is Lee Countys southernmost shopping, dining and entertainment destination. South Bay Drive Bonita Springs Hours vary by business promenadeshops.com Miromar OutletsThis outdoor collection of more than 140 top designer and brand-name outlets boasts retailers such as Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Bloomingdales The Outlet Store, Banana Republic, Nike and more.10801 Corkscrew RoadEstero 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday (239) 948-3766 miromaroutlets.com For individual shop information: WWW.ShopOnSanibel.COMGARDENS1975-2019 Periwinkle WayVILLAGE SHOPS2340 Periwinkle WaySANIBEL SHOPPES630 Tarpon Bay RoadCENTER2496 Palm Ridge Road Come for the beaches... discover the shopping!Over 30 boutiques, restaurants & services WOMENS CLOTHING MENS CLOTHING SHOES JEWELRY HOME DCOR TOYS COLLECTIBLES GIFTS CARDS SPECIALTY SHOPS FAMILY DINING TAKE-OUT TROPICAL WINE HAIR SALON ART GALLERIES PET NEEDS ALTERATIONS/ DRY CLEANERS VACATION & REAL ESTATE INFORMATION Open Daily 9:00 a.m. 5:30 p.m. rfntb rfrrfn Visit Southwest Floridas Cultural Gem!r trf rr
DSC78 78 DESTINATION SWFL 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY RETIRE IN STYLECOURTESY PHOTOWe think Southwest Florida is the perfect place to retire. The weathers great, taxes are low, the beaches are spectacular as is the boating and fishing and the economy is booming. But dont take our word for it. Check out what the national media thinks:Huffington Post 10 Best Places to Retire 2016CAPE CORAL PROS: The Huffington Post placed Cape Coral on this list because, as the website noted, affordability and quality of life. Home prices are slightly below the national average, at $210,000. Good weather, above-average air quality, low seriouscrime rate. CONS: Low Milken aging rank, low walkability. NOTED: Average tax climate, average physicians per capita. Population 166,000. TRIVIA: The citys 400 miles of canals may be tops in the world. Ultimate Taste of Edible at select locations. Ma ke lif e a li tt le sweeter. Fort Myers (239)437-8480 www.facebook.com/EdibleSWFL North Fort Myers (239)997-3784 www.facebook.com/EdibleNFM Bonita Springs (239)676-9911 www.facebook.com/EdibleBonita Naples (239)643-7070 www.facebook.com/EdibleNaplesEdible, Edible Arrangements, the Fruit Basket Logo, and other marks mentioned herein are registered trademarks of Edible Arrangements, LLC. 2016 Edible Arrangements, LLC. All rights reserved.
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