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Buckeyes in NaplesRaising scholarships funds for OSE, and more to-dos around town. C33-35 Cleared for landingFord Tri-Motor from 1929 on its way to Naples. A13 Gauging tourismSouthwest Florida counties wary about a slowdown. B1 Raging some Cajun Get ready to move with Bonita-bound BeauSoleil. C1 Tappers find friendship, fun and fitness on the dance floor CYNTHIA MOTT / FLORIDA WEEKLY VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLYThe ReCreation Tappers practice at River Park Community Center for their upcoming show. BY CYNTHIA MOTTFlorida Weekly CorrespondentJames P. Daniels Jr. 1911-1913 R.I.P. THE SMALL, HAND-SCRAWLED, CONCRETE HEADSTONE IS DECORATED with two crosses on either side of a tiny ceramic yellow duck, stuck in while the mix was still wet. According to family records, the boy drowned. The little bones lie tucked in the warm, salty earth near those of his father and mother in the ancient Calusa shell mound of Fakahatchee Island. Little bones on Fakahatchee IslandFinding cemetery turns up a desire to dig deeper into local history Headstones include one for a baby who drowned (right).SEE BONES, A8 On a recent Saturday morning, tap instructor Judi Baruck cajoled an enthusiastic group of dancers to get it right. Just think, if you get it really good, you can leave! The next time around, the group of 10 women of varying skill but unwavering enthusiasm put even more feeling into the footwork for One (Singular Sensation) from the Broadway classic A Chorus Line. They nailed it. That was incredible! Thank you so SEE TAPPERS, A25 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 INSIDEVol. IX, No. 17 FREE GUEST OPINION A2 BEHIND THE WHEEL A14 NEWS OF THE WEIRD A15 PETS OF THE WEEK A30 ON THE MOVE B4 BUSINESS MEETINGS B7 HOUSE HUNTING B12 OPEN HOUSE MAP B18 BOOK REVIEW C2 THEATER REVIEW C10 FILM REVIEW C15 RESTAURANT REVIEW C39 Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store. PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 G So w a thdfl BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@


A2 NEWS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 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 | Coastal SOPHISTICATION GUEST OPINIONPitch in to Stuff the Bus and help feed the hungry in Collier County BY RICHARD LEBERSpecial to Florida Weekly This Sunday, your visit to the grocery store can do double duty: provide food for your family and also help feed someone in Collier County who might not know where their next meal is coming from. The Harry Chapin Food Bank is teaming up with the United Way of Collier County, Collier Area Transit and Publix Super Markets for the fourth annual Stuff the Bus community food drive. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, anyone shopping at one of nine area Publix stores (see list) can add items to their cart that the food bank and its Collier County partner agencies need most. It could be a can of vegetables, fruit or soup; macaroni and cheese mix; tuna fish or peanut b utter; pasta, rice or any of a number of nonperishables (see list). CAT buses will stand by at most stores so donors can stuff the bus with their donations. Harry Chapin Food Bank trucks will be ready and waiting at others. Your donations will be sorted and distributed to the more than 30 partner agencies the food bank supplies in Collier County. It can be hard to imagine that there are hungry people in our community, given the prosperity evident everywhere. Unfortunately, not all of our neighbors are equally prosperous, and this is an expensive area in which to live. Nearly 40,000 people in Collier County do not always know where their next meal is coming from. Of that number, 14,600 are children. We regularly see the faces of those struggling to make ends meet and make a good, healthy life for themselves and their children. They include people like Diane, who came to a food bank mobile food pantry at Golden Gate Community Center, still wearing her nurses uniform. She has three teenage boys and a 6-year-old to feed. Her pantry gets empty pretty fast, she said. It helps, she said about the food bank. Its a big help. Or Ramon, who sought food because his small Social Security payment and the income from his part-time job at a roofing company are not enough to make ends meet. Its impossible, he said. Too many expenses. In the last fiscal year, we distributed 4.2 million pounds of food in Collier County. That is about 30 percent more than the prior year. Even with our rapid growth, this isnt nearly enough food to fully meet the needs. We estimate that it would take more than 8 million pounds of food annually to adequately feed everyone in Collier County who is hungry, or about double what we did last year. You can expect to see us continuing to expand our scope, presence, programs and impact in Collier County. We wont rest until no one in Collier County is hungry. For more information about the Stuff the Bus campaign, call United Way of Collier County at 261-7112 or the Harry Chapin Food Bank at 334-7007. Or you can visit our websites: and Richard LeBer is president and CEO of the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida.LEBER These are the Publix stores where shoppers can help Stuff the Bus with much-needed pantry items between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19: >> Neapolitan Way >> Riverchase >> Pine Ridge Crossing >> Pelican Strand >> Naples Walk >> Pebblebrooke >> Marketplace at Pelican Bay >> Naples Plaza >> Shops of Marco These are the pantry items most needed: >> Breakfast bars and cereal >> Condiments >> Canned vegetables, fruit and soup >> Macaroni and cheese >> Peanut butter and jelly or jam >> Pasta and rice >> Spaghetti sauce >> Tuna (canned or in a pouch) >> Paper towels >> Napkins >> Little luxuries (cake mix, etc.) And these are the Harry Chapin Food Bank partner agencies in Collier County: >> Allen Chapel AMEC/ Lillians Kitchen Feeding Program >> Amigos Center >> Bethel Assembly of God >> Cypress Run Apartments >> David Lawrence Center >> Everglades Community Church >> Family Church of Marco >> Family Resource Center/ Catholic Charities Collier >> First Christian Church of NaplesDisciples of Christ >> First United Methodist Church of Immokalee >> Goodlette Arms Apartments >> Grace Place for Children and Families >> Guadalupe Social Services >> Helps Outreach >> Integrity Church Naples >> Jewish Family & Community Services of SWFL >> Meals of HopeCollier Pantry >> Meals of HopeGreater Naples YMCA >> Meals of HopeLely Presbyterian Church >> Mision PenielPeace River Presbytery >> North Naples United Methodist at Parkside Elementary >> NAMI of Collier County >> NCEF Mike Davis Elementary School >> New Hope Ministries >> Noahs Ark >> Noahs Landing Apartments >> The Roberts Center >> Saint Matthews House >> Shy Wolf Sanctuary >> Society of Saint Vincent de PaulNaples >> The Salvation Army Social ServicesNaples >> Tree of Life Church >> Youth Haven


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A4 NEWS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY PublisherShelley Hobbsshobbs@floridaweekly.comEditorCindy Piercecpierce@floridaweekly.comReporters & ColumnistsEric Bretan, Karen Feldman Jerry Greenfield, Bob Harden Dan Hudak, Myles Kornblatt Lindsey Nesmith, Drew Sterwald Nancy Stetson, Evan Williams Roger WilliamsPhotographersPeggy Farren, Tim Gibbons Bernadette La Paglia Vandy Major, Charlie McDonald Bob Raymond, Ivan Seligman Stephen WrightCopy EditorCathy CottrillPresentation EditorEric Raddatzeraddatz@floridaweekly.comGraphic DesignersChris Andruskiewicz Hannah Arnone Alisa Bowman Amy Grau Paul Heinrich Meg Roloff Scott Sleeper Circulation ManagerMaggie Humphreymaggie@floridaweekly.comCirculationDavid Anderson Paul Neumann Greg TretwoldAccount ExecutivesNicole Ryannryan@floridaweekly.comCori Higginschiggins@floridaweekly.comAdam Schonberg aschonberg@floridaweekly.comDrew McAuleyandrew.mcauley@floridaweekly.comSales and Marketing AssistantKatie BabkaBusiness Office ManagerKelli CaricoPublished by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddis Jeffrey Cull Jim Dickerson Naples Florida Weekly 9051 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 202 Naples, Florida 34108 Phone 239.325.1960 Fax: 239.325.1964 Subscriptions:Copyright: The contents of the Florida Weekly are copyright 2016 by Florida Media Group, LLC. No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 239.325.1960 or visit us on the web at and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $31.95 in-county$52.95 in-state $59.95 out-of-state OPINIONPiled higher and deeperPresident Trumps recent appearance at an event celebrating Black History Month had an unintended consequence surprising even for President Trump. He succeeded in raising Frederick Douglass from the grave. Said the president of the historic figure, Frederick Douglass is an example of somebody whos done an amazing job and is getting recognized more and more, I notice. It was a revelatory statement by Trump. It revealed the dearth of his knowledge regarding African-American history. It wasnt as though he was given a pop quiz so his hosts could catch him unprepared. He walked into the opportunity under his own volition, fully confident he would rule the room. But instead, it was a sightless excursion through a plate glass door left closed by his own ignorance. Crash. Thud. Ouch. It was sad. President Trump was there to pay homage to distinguished African-Americans whose historic contributions changed America for the better. He winged it, trusting he knew all that was necessary. He brought along as added insurance his soon-to-be minted secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Ben Carson. One and done. Afterward, White House press secretary Sean Spicer attempted to recover the presidents African-American bona fides but he fell short. He also illustrated a lack of knowledge about African-American history. He was supposed to help the media put Trumps remark about Douglass in the proper perspective or at least in the proper century. It did not work out that way. The Washington Post quoted Spicer. I think there are contributions I think he wants to highlight the contributions that he has made, and I think through a lot of the actions and statements that hes going to make, I think the contributions of Frederick Douglass will become more and more. It was cringe-worthy, right down to the cleanup attempt. Afterward, others rose to President Trumps defense. He simply misspoke. His grammar was faulty. He used present tense instead of past tense when referring to the departed Douglass; and being recognized more and more doesnt mean the president thought Douglass was making the rounds on Wall Street to embellish his reputation. Of course, Trump knows who Frederick Douglass is (or was?). Its a good try were it anyone but President Trump. Who doesnt make a faux pas now and then? But Trump has already schooled the nation to expect a rising tide of shocks because he knows so little about so much. On this occasion, it was as if Trump snatched a rhetorical Kleenex out of a box to blow his nose. What need had he of a more substantial cure? His gratuitous remark was intended to fill the void left by the emptiness of his intellect. He could not acknowledge the accomplishments of someone he clearly knew nothing about. He improvised. He ventured a blas note in praise of said person, admitting no ignorance. He side-stepped further forays into uncharted territory. Thus, his comment about Douglass was innocuous, projecting appreciation without value, substance without knowledge, and worth without respect. It is what Trump does in response to and in the circumstance of finding himself on unfamiliar ground. He wrote the book on this ploy. He is the master of piled higher and deeper. But his performance didnt quite pass muster. The rhetorical blank he shot was too obvious and on a day in a month when America is paying homage to and celebrating African-American men and women who changed the course of the nation. News of Trumps performance exploded on the internet. Frederick Douglass trended on Twitter so copiously, you would have thought he was Beyoncs long lost brother which, in a way, Douglass is (present tense). The uproarious revival was a gift, coming as it did on the first day of Black History Month. No one could have imagined Douglass rocketing in popularity more than 120 years after having shed his mortal coil. But then, he was an extraordinary individual, already nationally known at the time of his death as an eloquent orator, writer, author, and statesman. He escaped from slavery and made his fortune as a successful publisher of The North Star, an anti-slavery newspaper. He was a powerful voice and leader within the abolitionist movement. He was a contemporary of Susan B. Anthony. Their paths crossed in 1845 in New York while Douglass was on the road on a speaking tour. Two years later, he moved to Rochester, where Anthony lived. He took a strong interest in Anthonys efforts to build a womens movement and attended the first Womens Rights Convention in Seneca Falls. Anthony recognized Douglass for his unwavering support. He was, she said, the only man who stood up and spoke at the conference in defense of womens rights. She never forgot it. The two became lifelong friends and fellow activists working in common cause. By the time of his death in 1895, Douglass was a national figure, his fame secure as an extraordinary African-American leader and a staunch defender of race and gender equity. Leslie Lilly is a native Floridian. Her professional career spans more than 25 years leading major philanthropic institutions in the South and Appalachia. She writes frequently on issues of politics, public policy, and philanthropy, earning national recognition for her leadership in the charitable sector. She resides with her family and pugs in Jupiter. Email her at is the anti-TrumpIf President Donald Trump is a budding authoritarian, as his critics allege, one of the safeguards is Judge Neil Gorsuch. For all that Trump has flouted norms and gotten off to an at-times amateurish start in the White House, his pick of Gorsuch was extremely normal and highly professional. The Gorsuch nomination is exactly what everyone should want from a President Trump, especially those who most fear and loathe him. Yet Trumps fiercest opponents began denouncing Gorsuch immediately. This is the dilemma for Democrats: Either Trump is a threat to the republic because he doesnt appreciate the Constitution and is bound to violate it with excessive assertions of executive power, or Gorsuch is a threat to the republic because he has an overly punctilious view of the Constitution that entails, among other things, a dim view of executive overreach. Both cant be true. If Democrats really believe that Trump is as dangerous as they say, they should think of Gorsuch as the equivalent of Gen. James Mattis. He is a responsible choice from what they consider an irresponsible president, and they should embrace him on those grounds. Gorsuch is the opposite of Trump in every way that should matter to the presidents enemies. If they hate Trump because hes antiintellectual, Gorsuch is a Harvard-educated lawyer who is widely admired for his acute analysis and writing. If they worry that Trump has shown little regard for the Bill of Rights, Gorsuch is a stickler for it, including the Fourth Amendment that will be the foremost obstacle if Trumps law-andorder agenda goes too far. If they fear federal power under Trump overawing the prerogatives of states and localities, Gorsuch is a devoted friend of federalism. If they are anxious about the Trump executive branch trampling on the other branches of government, Gorsuch calls the separation of powers among the most important liberty-protecting devices of the constitutional design. Why wont Democrats follow the logic of their anti-Trump reasoning and support Gorsuch? First, there is sheer partisanship. They believe the Antonin Scalia seat has been stolen from them because Senate Republicans refused to act on the nomination of Merrick Garland. Second, Democrats dont truly oppose Trump on procedural or constitutional grounds, and so have no use for the likes of Gorsuch. Liberals didnt object to President Barack Obamas executive orders unilaterally rewriting immigration law, or recoil when he was repeatedly shot down 9-0 by the Supreme Court. Third, the left cares about social issues more than anything else, particularly the judicial imposition of the current abortion regime. If Gorsuch isnt on board, it doesnt make a difference whether he will be a presumptive check on the president or not. Finally, Democrats are getting sucked into the politics of the primal scream. They are heading toward all-out war against Trump, in which case all that matters about Gorsuch or anyone else is that he is associated with the president. The best way for Trump to overcome this unhinged opposition is to make choices as sound as he did with Judge Gorsuch an unassailable pick being assailed by people who profess to yearn for sobriety and traditional norms, even as they reject both themselves. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. e a c a g T t rich LOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly t l g F m t


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Want in on all of this? Come talk to us! Anyone can join. ROOTED IN NAPLESBike safety rodeo might temper kids reckless abandonIve always lived under the impression that there is no greater sense of freedom for kids than riding a bike. It provides excellent exercise, quick and easy access to neighborhood friends and also opportunities to maim yourself when youve exceeded the laws of the physical universe. For instance, I used to live at the bottom of a large hill and my good friend, Tia, would get on her bike to visit my house. The hill provided what amounted to a small obstacle to our independence she had to walk her bike down, I had to walk my bike up but we would quickly be on the way to a few hours of roller skating, Barbies and dress-up until one parent called the other and we were told to come home. Easy peasy. However, it ended one sad day when Tia thought it would be a great idea to ride her bike down the hill. It was relatively steep for little legs, but kids dont have the critical thinking skills for self-preservation which is why battery packs in toys now require 13 different screws; I pity the parent who found her toddler licking leaked battery acid out of a Tickle Me Elmo. We werent expecting Tia, but her entrance was memorable: I was in the front yard with my mother when my friend announced her presence with that brand of scream/ sob particular to kids who dont know how badly they are hurt and are angry about it. Next she lurched into view with her hands folded in front of her chest like turkey wings and we could clearly see that she was covered in road rash. There was surprisingly little blood, but her face had taken the brunt of the impact, clearly evidenced by a split chin, scraped nose and forehead. The story goes that when Tias bike got away from her on the descent, she flipped over the handlebars and rolled to the bottom of the hill. I dont remember how we came to this story and I dont believe there were any witnesses, but I clearly remember that after that incident Tia was securely conveyed to our house by car or accompanied on foot by her father. Her youthful freedom had been quickly curbed in a most embarrassing and public way. Poor child. On the other hand, my own children seem to have a heightened sense of selfpreservation. One prefers to stay close to the ground with his Razor scooter and the other, who is at a prime age to take off the training wheels, refuses to let us teach her to ride her new bike in the safety of our driveway. More often than not, an attempt ends with me riding her bike while she walks alongside me, chattering with enough speed to drown out my pleas that she saddle up and ride. For children who split the difference between Tias reckless abandon and my own little chickens reluctance, Naples Pathways Coalition hosts a bike safety rodeo for ages 12 and under from 9 a.m. to noon Sunday, March 5, at Lowdermilk Park. Young pedalers will learn basic cycling skills and how to negotiate traffic signs and signals, properly wear a helmet and perform their own bike checks. The first 100 kids who register will receive a free helmet and fitting, while everyone will enjoy decorating their rides, a kids-only parade and a bounce house. We will likely take advantage, just so that when Julia does decide she wants to embrace the freedom weve tried to give her, her friends parents wont have to call us to take her to the hospital for stitches. Lindsey Nesmith thinks its awesome her daughter can use conversation as a diversionary tactic and wonders how it will work in a crowd.


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What would it have been like a century ago in Collier Countys watery wilderness, to live, love, bear children, raise them, bury loved ones and eventually follow them into the shell and mangrove isle? Its impossible to stand in the islands tiny, weed-choked cemetery and not have that question crawl up you like a vine. You would never just happen upon Fakahatchee Island or its burial ground. As the seagull flies, its situated in a bewildering maze of keys somewhere between Everglades City and Goodland. Its Peter Matthiessens Shadow Country, and his characters lurk in the shadows of your mind when youre out there. Its accessible only by boat, and on certain tides maybe not even then. Should you manage to study charts, time tides and navigate oyster-bar waters well enough to land on the island, finding the cemetery requires a confusing trek inward and upward through clingy underand over-growth, like gumbolimbo trees with peeling red skin that creeps you right out. Such an adventure is best undertaken in winter. Afternoon lightning storms are rare, temps are milder, weeds and biting insects are not as enthusiastic. We were not that wise. There are reasons its called dead of summer, but we ignored those reasons and set out in search of the Fakahatchee cemetery smack in the midst of summer death. We were a party of various family, piled into two shallow-draft boats, prepared with bug spray, determination, a destination and excitement. Our boats GPS made locating the island and navigating the waters to get there easier. There was one minor skirmish between boats as to the best route, but we overcame. Upon reaching the island, consensus briefly floundered again as to the best place to land and where to go from there. It took an hour of wandering through spiky trees, cactus, miserably jagged ground and use-your-imagination trails before we finally stumbled into a wild mass of domestic plants: lantana, mother-in-law tongue and bright pink clusters of blooming sweet pea vines. There among the sea of unruly plants stood the tombstones, silent sentinels of lives passed. It took wading through brush and buzzing bees and yellow jackets to locate about 10 graves, the oldest marked 1898, the newest, 1966. Daniels was the most common surname, but others included Knowles, Sands, Anderson and Hart. Who were these people? Where did they come from and why, of all the fat and fine early 1900s Florida places available for homesteading, did these folks choose a location as hostile and harsh as Fakahatchee Island? The area is one of stunning natural beauty, to be sure, situated among the ancient, winding, people-less Ten Thousand Islands. Food gathering, at least of the seafood sort, must have been easy and plentiful: oysters, fish, crabs, conch and clams. But the island is extremely isolated, a far boat-row or sail from even the very nearest possible settlement at the time. By the time my sweaty, bedraggled kin and I made it back to our boats, we were fighting exhaustion and dehydration. Locating the tiny graveyard had done nothing to quell curiosity, however; it only conjured a new brew of mysteries: How did the Fakahatchee people endure sand gnats, mosquitoes, heat, sickness, loneliness and storms? What did they do to stay in drinking and bathing water? How did they go about delivering babies and keeping them alive? Two of the graves were for children aged 2, but the majority of headstones showed residents died in older age, having figured out how to stay alive on the mangrove-ringed oyster heap. Sleuthing through local history, genealogy, census and newspaper records answered many questions, though not all. Some things are mysteries for the ages, like WHY Fakahatchee Island and not Naples, with its bays and beaches? Perhaps some of every generation are drawn to whatever frontier borderlands exist for them to reach. Turns out, a colorful slew of different people lived on Fakahatchee and many other islands scattered along the lower coast of what is now Collier County from at least the 1870s and through the christening of Everglades National Park in December 1947. (Until 1923, the area belonged to Monroe County, whose county seat was Key West, a good days sail away from the infamously lawless saltwater outback.) At one time or another, Fakahatchee Island was home to different groups of fishing and farming families. Newcomers quickly discovered the old Indian shell mounds held pockets of fertile soil that would easily grow winter vegetables they could grow and haul by sailboat to bustling Key West, and later to Fort Myers and Punta Gorda. Tomatoes, citrus, bananas and sugar cane, along with fresh and salted fish, were life-saving cash crops island pioneers depended on to buy staples such as flour, meal, coffee and medicine they could not produce. The island never had a store or post office, but in 1912 Mrs. Claude Storter was a teacher in a school there of 13 children. In 1930 a divorced female teacher from far-away Wisconsin, Edna Kellog, was living on the island with her 10-year-old son, Frederick. Fakahatchee boasted five households and 26 fulltime residents that boom year. By 1940 the school and Ms. Kellog were gone, though, replaced by a dozen Seminoles who shared the island with several generations of Daniels. The island served as temporary home to many, but over the decades became the primary domain of the Daniels family. John Henry Daniels (1860-1940) and his wife, Phylema Myers Daniels (18671945), were the first permanent Daniels setters. They were living on the island by the late 1800s, and it was where she birthed most of their 11 children. Phylema must have been a good and resourceful mother, because most of her offspring survived into their 80s. The family did suffer tragedy in 1924, however, on the day after Christmas, when son Harvey, age 24, was severely wounded while coon hunting with his brother. Harveys gun was somehow clogged and when he fired, it exploded, sending a piece of metal breech through his forehead. The young man was taken to the nearest hospital, all the way in Arcadia, where a surgeon removed the piece of metal. Harvey died a month later. Most Daniels family members were buried in cemeteries scattered around Southwest Florida, from Chokoloskee to Fort Myers, and its probable that numerous unmarked, unremembered graves exist on Fakahatchee. But resting together on the island today with visible headstones are James Phineas Daniels and his wife, Mary Uriah James Sands with his grandson. Right: A death notice for Harvey Daniels. Gulf of MexicoFakahatchee Bay Dismal KeyNaples Marco Island Everglades City Chokoloskee5 MILESCollier Blvd.San Marco Rd.Tamiami Trail Collier Ave.Everglades Blvd. COLLIE R COU NT Y COU UN ONROE MO NT COU UN ONROE MO NTY 75 29 41 Fakahatchee Island N BONESFrom page 1 A8 NEWS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY


Nancy Mott and her daughters, Cynthia Mott and Beverly Mott, on Fakahatchee Island. An airplant grows on a gumbo limbo tree. This gumbo limbo tree is nicknamed the Tourist Tree for its sunburned skin. Ann, near the drowned baby, James Jr. Another of their children, daughter Vernell, is nearby, as is Mary Anns father, Uriah Sands, native of the Bahamas. A Knowles aunt and uncle are there and a son-in-law, Edward Clifton Anderson. Everyone in the cemetery can be accounted for by Daniels-family relationship except one, a J.S. Hart, whose stone reads simply: 1892-unknown. Its curious that a persons birth would be known, yet not their death. Could he have been lost at sea? Did he disappear until someone on the island chose to mark the loss of him with a stone and the word unknown? Perhaps someone out there yet knows, perhaps not. J.S. Hart may have died decades before the infamous Edgar Watson was shot down on the shores of nearby Chokoloskee in 1910, or perhaps decades after. It seems fitting that the overgrown and isolated, wild and mostly forgotten Fakahatchee Island cemetery hold tight to at least a few of its mysteries. Cynthia Mott descends from a long line of South Florida pioneer settlers. She earned a masters degree in Florida history to better understand and write about the people she loves and the land she calls home. CYNTHIA MOTT / FLORIDA WEEKLY NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NEWS A9 Sunday, March 5, 2017 5pmNewly Renovated Clubhouse at Quail West Golf & Country Club5950 Burnham Road Naples, Florida Co-chairs: Eric Feinstein, Julie Fisher, Matt Flores Event Committee: Orvil Elia, Charles Stanisce, Niki VarverisLive Music by Deb & The Dynamics Dinner Silent & Live Auctions DancingRSVP at or 239.435.1901 Annual fundraising benet in support of: f f f f f : : : : : : : : : : Sponsorships Available-contact Kay Jasso (239)910-4416 CRAFT COCKTAIL TASTING WINE TASTING


A10 NEWS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 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. Free Habitat workshop focuses on refinishingCook up a fresh new look for your kitchen by learning how to refinish furniture, cabinets and countertops at Habitat for Humanity of Collier Countys second Do More with ReStore workshop. Hosted by Nicholas McCarty of McCarty Design, the free DIY session starts at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the Habitat ReStore Home Improvement Center, 5430 Yahl St. For most of us, the kitchen is the heart of the home, the place where families tend to spend a lot of their time, but its also one of the most expensive areas to update when the time comes, says Mara Foley, director of store operations for Habitat for Humanity of Collier County. Thats where Mr. McCartys hands-on instruction comes in. Hes got some great tips for giving kitchen cabinets a high-end designer look without that designer price tag, Ms. Foley says, adding paint and glaze are the main ingredients of his transformations. He explains everything and makes the process less intimidating even for people who dont consider themselves do-it-yourselfers. Mr. McCarty founded McCarty Design in 1987 following a brief stint in banking after graduating from Michigan State University. I didnt understand my artistic talents until I saw a tabletop and thought it was marble, but found out it was wood, he says. I starting learning about faux finishes and realized that I had the vision and hands-on capacity to take something not that nice and make it into something very nice. As his reputation grew, he began working with architects and interior designers throughout the United States. The Do More with ReStore series of workshops concludes with ReUpholster with ReStore, hosted by Home Fashion Upholstery at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 15, at the Habitat Home Furnishings ReStore at 11127 Tamiami Trail E. All Do More with ReStore events are free and open to the public. RSVP by calling 260-5256 or emailing restore@ Habitat ReStoresFor more than 10 years, the Habitat Home Furnishings ReStore has provided the community with opportunities to make tax-deductible donations of unwanted items, reducing the amount of waste entering local landfills and helping to support the construction of affordable housing. The store gives customers with an ever-changing collection of new and gently used furniture, housewares and more at a fraction of the cost of buying new. In December 2015, Habitat Collier opened a second its ReStore Home Improvement Center to provide the public with a greater selection of home improvement materials and appliances. Donations are accepted at either location. For general questions about stores or to schedule a free donation pickup, call 732-6388.About Habitat CollierSince 1978, Habitat for Humanity of Collier County has built more than 1,900 homes in the Naples and Immokalee areas. The goal of the global Habitat for Humanity organization is to empower struggling families to build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter. Prospective homeowners go through an extensive financial screening, must volunteer sweat equity hours building their homes and attend classes to learn about home maintenance, budgeting and community living. Habitat Collier is one of the oldest and most successful Habitat for Humanity affiliates in the world. To volunteer, donate or learn more, call 775-0036 or visit Theology professors to present food for thoughtTwo distinguished professors of theology will present lectures in Naples in the coming weeks. 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The free program is at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 5, at St. Ann Jubilee Center, 525 Ninth Ave. S. On display will be A Blessing to One Another, an exhibit that highlights the steps taken by St. Pope John Paul II to dramatically improve Catholic-Jewish relations. The exhibit was on display last year in the Vatican Museums on St. Peters Square. Although admission is free, reservations are requested and can be made by emailing McCarty


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A14 NEWS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY BEHIND THE WHEELThe E in the new Mercedes E-Class might stand for electronicsMercedes is making 2017 a signpost to bring technology to its coddled masses. The new E-Class is a mainstream car that wants to do all of the thinking for you. So the real question is, can you still enjoy driving it? The design of the new 2017 Mercedes E-Class signals its midpoint in the family lineup between the entry-level C-Class and flagship S-Class sedans. It borrows the sweeping bodylines of its little brother, but it wears the better-creased lines and the upright grille of its respectable bigger brother. In fact, the redesigned E-Class offers a bridge to make the Mercedes sedan trio into cohesive kinship. Inside is where the best looking features of the E-Class hide. It borrows the sweeping wave design of the S-Class where the dashboard curves around the door, expands around the driver, and then mirrors this pattern for the passenger side. It is an artistic touch that makes this car worth the extra money. But more than just a looker, there is a huge brain in the E-Class, too. It has a 12.3-inch central screen that works in conjunction with the center console touchpad to control nearly every aspect of the car. Everything from the radio operations to the trunk release height is programmed through this system. There is even cologne that can be deployed through the air conditioning vents using the central command setup. But the real reason why Mercedes added such a large screen with so many features was to contain all of its technology options. A companion to the central screen is the available 12.3-inch unit that goes directly in front of the driver. This turns the speedometer into a 3D virtual world that also monitors how close other vehicles are. It also has programmable screens that are controlled by touchpads on the steering wheel. These allow drivers to access everything from entertainment, to navigation controls, to local gas prices with the same kind of swiping movements that are on todays smartphones. But where technophiles will be really impressed is with the semi-autonomous drive pilot system. With all of the cars radar sensors activated and cruise control set, this Benz can basically chauffeur itself. Drivers have control over how closely they want the car to follow others in traffic, and they can even tell the car to change lanes (by manually engaging the turn signal.) Daredevil owners will find out that this E-Class can go for up to a minute with no outside help. After that, it will ask for some engagement from the driver, and quite frankly, we are not ready to encourage anyone to use these features as anything more than a safety aid. Its not yet the time to let go of the wheel, but this Mercedes is definitely trying to put us in the back seat. Besides, theres no need for self-piloting, as this E-Class is a fine driving machine. The companys air body control system is one of the best luxury features weve tried in quite some time. When the car is in comfort mode, theres no more avoiding that one overly rough road that we all wish were repaved. And when the selectable ride is set to sport, this is a true surefooted German machine. Our test car was the base rear-wheel drive E300 sedan. Mercedes is able to produce an impressive 241 horsepower from the 2.0-liter turbocharged motor. But more importantly, the power delivery is smooth. And while this is a heavy luxury sedan, the nine-speed transmission works to make sure its never out of breath when passing on the highway. For those who need more power, there is a hotter 400 hp AMG model, but the base car will likely serve most Mercedes buyers just fine. And being a jack-of-all-trades is exactly what the E300 needs to be. The base price for the E-Class is $53,075. When all the big technology options are added, this sedan easily can climb to over $70k. That kind of money means it needs to be impressive beyond just the Mercedes-Benz tri-star on the grille, and the new E-Class does that for the right people. Those who have resisted smartphones are not going to like this car. But if youve camped out in front of the Apple Store, Mercedes has your luxury treat already available today.


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Two hospitals were unable to help her, but at Stanley, Dr. M N Shankar, chief of ear-nose-throat, used an endoscope, forceps, and, for 45 minutes, a suction device because, he said, the roach didnt seem to want to come out. Another doctor on the team noted that theyve removed beads and similar items from the nasal cavity (demonstrating the splayed-out trespasser in full wingspan), but not a cockroach, especially not one this large. Cant possibly be trueZachary Bennett and Karen Nourse have found Manhattan quite affordable, reported the New York Post in January by simply not paying, for six years now, the $4,750 monthly rent on their loft-style apartment in the Chelsea neighborhood, citing New York states loft law, which they say technically forbids the landlord from collecting. Since the other eight units of their building are commercial, the landlord believes it doesnt need a residential certificate of occupancy, but Bennett and Nourse believe the law only exempts buildings with at least two residences, and for some reason, the landlord has obstinately declined to initiate eviction or, until recently, to sue (for back rent, fees, and electricity). Update from big pornThe colossus PornHub dot com, in its annual January rundown, reported its several sites had 23 billion visits in 2016 (about one-fourth from females), during which time its videos were viewed 91 billion times. In all, earthlings spent 4.6 billion hours watching PornHubs inventory (that is 5.2 centuries time doing whatever people do when viewing porn). USA took home the gold for the most page views per capita, just nipping Iceland. Online visitors from the Philippines, for the third straight year, remained (per capita) on the sites the longest per visit. The top search term on PornHub from U.S. computers was step mom. Unclear on the concept Late last year, Oxford University professor Joshua Silver accused Britains Home Secretary of a hate crime merely because the Secretary had made a speech urging that unemployed Britons be given preference for jobs over people recruited from overseas. Silver denounced this discrimination against foreigners and made a formal complaint to West Midlands police, which, after evaluation, absolved Secretary Amber Rudd but acknowledged that, under the law, the police were required to record the Secretarys unemployment speech as a non-crime hate incident. The British Medical Association issued a formal caution to its staff in January not to use the term expectant mothers when referring to pregnancy because it might offend transgender people. Instead, the Associations memo (reported by the Daily Telegraph) suggested using pregnant people. The BMA acknowledged that a large majority of such people are, in fact, mothers, but wrote that there may be intersex and trans men who also could get pregnant. Leading economic indicators In 2001, Questcor Pharmaceuticals bought the rights to make Acthar Gel, a hormone injection to treat a rare form of infantile epilepsy, and gradually raised the price from $40 a vial to $28,000 a vial. The British company Mallinckrodt bought Questcor in 2014 and apparently figured the vials were still too cheap, raising the price to $34,000. However, the Federal Trade Commission noticed that Mallinckrodt also during the latter period bought out and closed down the only company manufacturing a similar, cheaper version of the product, thus ensuring that Mallinckrodt had totally cornered the market. In January, the FTC announced that Mallinckrodt agreed to a $100 million settlement of the agencys charge of illegal anti-competitive practices. ($100 million is only slightly more than the price of giving one vial to each infant expected to need it in the next year.) Precocious: Girl Scout Charlotte McCourt, 11, of South Orange, N.J., saw her sales zoom recently when she posted brutally honest reviews of the Scouts cookies she was selling giving none of them a 0 and labeling some with dour descriptions. She was hoping to sell 300 boxes, but as of the end of January, had registered 16,430. For the record, the best cookie was of course the Samoa, rated 9, but longtime favorites like the Trefoil (boring) rated 6 and the Do-Si-Do (bland) 5. The new Toffee-tastic was simply a bleak, flavorless, gluten-free wasteland. Less cowbell!Applicants for passports in Switzerland are evaluated in part by neighbors of the applicant, and animal-rights campaigner Nancy Holten, 42, was rejected in January because townspeople view her as obnoxious, with, said a Swiss Peoples Party spokesperson, a big mouth. Among Holtens sins was her constant criticism of the countrys hallowed fascination with cowbells that make, according to Holten, hundred decibel, pneumatic drilltype sounds (though a hit song, (Dont Fear) The Reaper, by the group Blue Oyster Cult, skillfully employed the cowbell before it was satirized in an epic Saturday Night Live sketch starring Christopher Walken).


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NEWS A25much! Ms. Baruck enthused. The group was dismissed, but novice Marlene Berman immediately approached Ms. Baruck for some guidance. Can you show me exactly she said. As a group of more advanced performers took their places on the studio floor at River Park Community Center in downtown Naples, Ms. Baruck took the time to go over some basics with Ms. Berman. All the ladies here today its all ladies, though men are welcome are members of ReCreation Tappers attending the groups weekly open session and preparing for a performance coming up Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Sugden Community Theater. Founded in 2004, the group of amateur dancers works year-round to promote the energizing art of tap. Adults of all ages are welcome to join ReCreation Tappers-affiliated lessons throughout the area and come together at River Park for a raucous group lesson every Saturday. Those who want to can also participate in performance troupes. Many members, who are mostly retired women, caught the bug while catching one of organizations public performances. Ms. Berman decided to step in after seeing a performance at Cambier Park last year. It looked like so much fun, she had to try it. Id never tapped before in my life, she said. Like many members, she benefits from collaborating with tappers of many skill levels. Lifelong dancers shuffle alongside those who have taken only a few classes, resulting in a supportive and friendly environment where everyone feels free to kick-ball-change their cares away for an hour or two. Its incredible exercise and a wonderful sisterhood, Ms. Berman said. No one expects you to be perfect you make a mess and catch up. Tapping is easy to pick up, says Jan Drummond, president of the organization. The combination of quick progress and smiling accomplices keeps membership at a healthy 100 or so women enough to perform a full schedule of public shows and private performances for clubs and parties. As Ms. Baruck and Ms. Berman worked out a short sequence, more advanced dancers took their places on the floor. Once everyone got moving, the mornings second number was a snappy version of Yankee Doodle Dandy so enthusiastically executed that it was difficult to hear the melody over the rapidfire taps of so many feet. Firmly planted in the middle of the group was Joni Brickley, her platinum bob bouncing and face grinning. An eight-year veteran of the Recreation Tappers, she lost her husband, Scott, in April. He was well known to the other dancers, and after his death they became an irreplaceable support for his widow. Without these gals, she said, trailing off. Theyre just very special. Its my family. The Feb. 21 performance will feature 10 numbers using a variety of tap styles choreographed to songs from Broadway shows and the Great American Songbook, said Ms. Baruck, who also serves as the groups artistic director. Well be recreating tap from way back when, she added. Songs such as Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy and New York, New York are sure to get the crowd fired up and probably will inspire a few more women to give tapping a try. It is a very fun-loving, high-spirited, high-energy group of people who are very generous in their attitude, Ms. Drummond said. The women are the opposite of competitive. Were there to support everyone and make everyone look as good as possible. Each year, ReCreation Tappers provides instruction scholarships to local studios to advance tap mastery among young dancers. Joining the women on stage for their show at the Sugden will be two youth tap competition teams from Backstage Dance Academy, a recent recipient of the funds. Weve invited them to bring their tap team and show off, said Ms. Drummond. Theyre in the middle of their competition season, so theyll be very sharp. Adults who are interested in joining ReCreation Tappers can pay a membership $30 fee for access to local classes, visiting instructors who conduct Master Classes for all levels, weekly open session instruction and performance opportunities. Affiliated, skilllevel classes with group instructors are priced separately. A full schedule is available at www.recreationtappers. com. TAPPERSFrom page 1 Tap That! A Celebration of American Tap>> Who: The ReCreation Tappers >> When: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21 >> Where: The outdoor stage at the Sugden Community Theatre (bring a chair) >> Cost: Free >> Info: 642-8612 or www.recreationtappers. com VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLYMarlene Berman, second from left, and Joni Brickley, in red, enjoy learning a new routine. Joni Brickley, center, found support from her fellow tappers after her husband died. Judi Baruck is the artistic director and an instructor for the ReCreation Tappers. Cindy Padgett, Jill Rickelman and Larissa Sgarlato toe the line.


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Central Auto Center and Quail Creek Fitness Center recently became Blue Zones Project recognized organizations, while Cosmos Italian Caf and Pizzeria became a Blue Zones Project approved restaurant. The businesses join more than 50 area companies engaged in the movement. Blue Zones Project is a communityby-community, well-being improvement initiative designed to make healthy choices easier through permanent changes to environment, policy, and social networks. To achieve Blue Zones Project recognition, Central Auto Center began helping employees and customers implement the best practices of the Power 9, or the nine commonalities of people around the world who are living the longest. Staff produced area maps to encourage customers to walk while they wait for their automobile to be serviced. The center also removed all soda and sugary beverages from the waiting area and began stocking water and healthier snacks. Quail Creek Fitness Center focused efforts on making group fitness classes more appealing and helping members socialize with friends. The fit-SEE BLUEZONES, A29 Making connections can make for a longer, healthier life NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTHWhether with romantic partners, family, friends, neighbors or others, social connections can influence our biology and wellbeing. Wide-ranging research suggests that strong social ties are linked to a longer life. In contrast, loneliness and social isolation are linked to poorer health, depression and increased risk of early death. Studies have found that having a variety of social relationships might help reduce stress and heart-related risks. Such connections might improve your ability to fight off germs or give you a more positive outlook on life. Physical contact from holding hands to having sex can trigger release of hormones and brain chemicals that not only make us feel great but also have other biological benefits. Marriage is one of the most-studied social bonds. For many people, marriage is their most important relationship. And the evidence is very strong that marriage is generally good for health, says Janice Kiecolt-Glaser, PhD, an expert on health and relationships at Ohio State University. A relationship that is not going well, on the other hand, could have significant health-related consequences, she adds. In NIH-funded studies, Ms. Kiecolt-Glaser and her colleagues found that how couples behave during conflict can affect wound healing and blood levels of stress hormones. In a study of more than 40 married couples, the researchers measured changes to body chemistry over a 24-hour period both before and after spouses discussed a conflict. The troublesome topics included money, in-laws and communication. We found that the quality of the discussion really mattered, Ms. Kiecolt-Glaser says. Couples who were more hostile to each other showed much larger negative changes, including big spikes in stress hormones and inflammation-related molecules. In a related study, blister wounds healed substantially more slowly in couples who were nastier to each other than in those who were kinder and gentler during difficult discussions. Couples with the double-whammy of hostile marriages and depression might also be at risk for weight problems. After eating a high-fat meal and discussing a difficult topic, these troubled couples tended to burn fewer calories than less hostile counterparts. The metabolism in these couples was slower in ways that could account for weight gain across time, Ms. Kiecolt-Glaser says. Compared to the kinder couples, the distressed spouses had signs of more fat storage and other risks for heart disease. Age mattersThe quality of a marriage whether supportive or hostile may be especially important to the health of older couples. Hui Liu, PhD, at Michigan State University studied data on the health and sexuality of more than 2,200 older people, ages 57 to 85. Good marriage quality, she found, is linked to reduced risk of developing cardiovascular disease, while bad marriage quality is tied to increased risk, particularly in women. The association between marriage quality and heart health becomes increasingly strong at older ages, Ms. Liu says. She and her colleagues are also looking at the links between late-life sexuality and health, including whether sex among the very old is beneficial or risky to heart health. Some people assume that sex isnt important in older ages, so those ages are often overlooked in research studies related to sex, Ms. Liu says. But our studies suggest that for many older people, sex quality and sex life are important to overall quality of life. In one recent analysis, Ms. Liu and coworkers found that older women who reported having a satisfying sex life were at reduced risk for high blood pressure five years later. However, the researchers also found that some older men were at increased risk for certain heart-related problems after five years if they reported having frequent (at least once a week) or extremely enjoyable sex. The reasons for these increased risks arent clear and are still under study.Beyond marriageOther types of relationships are important, too. These can include friends, family, neighbors, co-workers, clubs, and religious groups. Studies have found that people who have larger and more diverse types of social ties tend to live longer. They also tend to have better physical and mental health than people with fewer such relationships. Social support may be especially protective during difficult times. Scientists have also been exploring whether simply believing you have strong social support might help protect against the harms of stress. People who have high levels of conflict and low levels of social support are much more likely to get sick when exposed to a virus, according to psychologist Sheldon Cohen at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. But those with high conflict and high levels of social support seem protected, he ads. In addition, hugging seems to shield against stress. People who reported having more frequent hugs were less likely to develop an infection after viral exposure. Social ties can have mixed effects on our health. But overall, research suggests that the benefits of interactions with others outweigh any risks. Its generally healthy for people to try to belong to different groups, to volunteer in different ways and be involved with a church or involved in their neighborhood, Mr. Cohen says. Involvement with other people across diverse situations clearly can have a very potent, very positive effect on health. COURTESY PHOTODr. Allen Weiss of the NCH Healthcare System presents a Blue Zones Project certification to restaurateur Gianluca Corso.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 A29 Does the idea of surgery make you uncomfortable? If so, youre not alone. Going under the knife is something that a lot of people out there just arent ready for. The invasive nature of surgery can seem intimidating and extreme. This is totally understandable! Thankfully, there are many cosmetic procedures available today that can create impressive results. Dr. Flaharty has selected the most effective of these procedures and packaged them together in what we call the Azul NonSurgical Facelift. Believe it or not, non-invasive procedures actually have a number of bensurgery, the biggest one being the downtime. Cosmetic surgery, still the gold standard, is invasive and therefore will require downtime, the amount depending on the procedure. With noninvasive procedures, the downtime is minimal to even non-existent. You walk cal Facelift, and you walk out again just a few hours later, ready to go! Since everyone has different cosmetic needs, the Non-Surgical Facelift is goals. Before anything, we arrange a consult between you and Dr. Flaharty are best for you and what combination will give you the most harmonious result possible. BOTOX COSMETIC gained popularity with celebrities, and is now used all over the world to help pear around the eyes and forehead. We inject a tiny amount of a paralyzing agent into the small muscles that cause these wrinkles to be formed. As the muscles are weakened, your muscles stop contracting and the crows feet and forehead furrows fade away. DERMAL FILLERS As we age, we lose collagen and elastin in our skin. This leads to drooping skin, deep wrinkles and a loss of volume sculpting clay for your face. We inject them out. We can also use them to restore lost facial volume, softening your around your cheeks. INTENSE PULSED LIGHT designed to gently renew damaged skin. Precise levels of light energy are delivered through the skin to reduce redness and sunspots by up to 90%. The light targets only the discolorations in your skin, leaving the rest of the tissue healthy and untouched. The light energy also stimulates the production of collagen, helping to naturally restore natural lift. INFINI Combining RF energy and microneethe most effective non-surgical treatments to stimulate new collagen production deep in the skin. An applicator delivers focused RF energy to precise depths of your skin. This creates a sort of intentional skin injury that kicks your bodys natural healing process into action, to develop new collagen can greatly reduce the appearance of wrinkles, sunspots, uneven texture, acne scars and sagging skin. ULTHERAPY With Ultherapy, ultrasound energy is projected into your skin to deliver focused heat at the perfect depth to promote new collagen growth. The new collagen produced will both the top layer of your skin undisturbed. CHEMICAL PEEL During a chemical peel, a solution is applied to your skin that helps exfoliate and remove the top layer of skin to reveal the smoother, healthier skin beneath. We offer a number of different peels, depending on what your skin needs. A chemical peel can address many skin concerns, from simple envicial pigmentation. Were extremely excited about the Azul Non-Surgical Facelift and the incredible results it yields. Together, this group of procedures can yield very impressive results with very little to no downtime. If youd like to learn more, please visit us at our website, www.azul(239) 415-7576. During your consultation with Dr. Flaharty, you will come up with a rejuvenation plan that is customized just for you! 1009 Crosspointe Drive #1 Naples, FL 34110 (239) 415-7576 ADVERTORIAL u r d e ns h t n o re Dr. Patrick Flaharty Azul Non-SurgicalIntroducing theFacelift ness center offered 20 complimentary group classes to members and private, small groups, so that friends could get together and work privately with a personal trainer. The fitness center also began tracking the weight loss efforts of its members. Cosmos restaurant developed new Blue Zones-inspired menu items, including four entres and three childrens dishes. The eatery also added a bike rack and made its outdoor patio a tobacco-free area. The entire staff is now more aware of not only healthier food choices but lifestyle decisions and how they affect daily living, said owner Gianluca Corso. Blue Zones Project is brought to Southwest Florida by NCH Healthcare System in collaboration with Healthways Inc. and Blue Zones LLC. For more information, visit Step out for mental health at 15th annual Walk for NAMIFriends of the National Alliance on Mental IllnessCollier County step out for the 15th annual Walk for NAMI-Collier on Saturday morning, Feb. 25, at Cambier Park. Pete Earley, a former Washington Post staff reporter and the author of 11 nonfiction books and six novels, is this years grand marshal. Mr. Earley is best known for his nonfiction book, CRAZY: A fathers search through Americas Mental Health Madness, which was a finalist for the 2007 Pulitzer Prize/General Nonfiction. He spent 10 months inside the Miami Dade County Jail, following inmates with mental disorders through the criminal justice system and out onto the streets after their release. He has testified before Congress five times about the need for mental health reform and writes regularly for USA Today and The Washington Post and appears on CNN, PBS, NPR and other networks as a mental health advocate. He is a lifetime member of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. The Walk for NAMI-Collier steps out at 8:30 a.m. Family-friendly activities, live entertainment and free refreshments will take place until 10:30 a.m. To form a walking team or for information about sponsorship and volunteer opportunities, email jacquelyn@namicollier. org, call 260-7302 or visit BLUEZONESFrom page 28EARLEY


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Harpers cardiologist wasnt able to see her right away, but based on chest X-rays and clinical signs, she prescribed three medications to help control Harpers symptoms until she could be examined. One of them is a diuretic. Weve been through this before, so we knew what to expect. The diuretic removes excess salt and fluid from Harpers body. That means she drinks more water and needs to urinate more frequently. No more asking her to wait if Im busy when she comes to let me know she wants to go out. We get up and go right away. No matter what disease your dog or cat is facing, there are lots of great drugs out there that can help. Heres what you should know about ensuring that you and your pet get the best results. Ask about side effects. Most drugs have them. Your pet may not experience side effects, but you should know what to look for. Common side effects of various types of medication include vomiting and diarrhea, stomach ulcers, lethargy, or liver or kidney damage. The potential for liver or kidney damage is why your veterinarian may require your pet to have blood work done a week or so after starting the medication or before refilling the prescription. Call your veterinarian right away if you suspect your pet is having a reaction to medication. Ask for a copy of the prescription. You may be able to purchase medication for less at big box stores such as Target or Costco. They can leverage their purchasing power to get lower prices, something your vet may be unable to do. Getting a medication direct from your veterinarian can be more convenient, though, and may be worth the price difference to you. Ask about compounding. If your pet is difficult to medicate because the pills dont come in small sizes, a compounding pharmacy can formulate the drug in a different way, such as a chicken-flavored liquid or a cheese-flavored chewable. Ask online pharmacies if they are accredited by the National Association Boards of Pharmacy Top-Level Domain program or, for compounding pharmacies, the Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board. The American Veterinary Medical Association notes that medications that are packaged or shipped improperly may be ineffective. Ask if the medication should be given with food or on an empty stomach. It can make a difference in the effectiveness. Ask when to start the medication. Your pet may have already gotten a dose at the veterinary hospital and might not need more until the next day. Ask how much leeway there is in timing the doses. If a medication needs to be given every 12 hours, but your schedule is variable, its good to know if your pet can get the drug a little early or a little late. Ask what to do if your pet misses a dose. Usually its not advisable to double up on a dose, but only y our veterinarian knows for sure. Pets of the Week>> Hawk is a friendly 1-year-old domestic shorthair. He loves to talk and is a joy to hold and pet. >> Laila is a lovely 6-year-old Siberian husky mix who weighs about 56 pounds. She loves to play ball and will make a wonderful family pet. >> Macie is a talkative 5-year-old domestic shorthair who is always happy to be in someones lap. Because of her age, her adoption is free to a quali ed senior citizen and includes a complete care package. >> Pocholo is a handsome and sweet 2-year-old Staffordshire terrier mix who weighs about 71 pounds. Hes good on his leash, sits nicely and is always happy to be rewarded with a treat.To adopt or foster a petThis weeks pets are from Collier County Domestic Animal Services. Adoption fees for cats are $60 and dogs are $85 and include sterilization surgery, vaccinations, pet license, ID microchip and a bag of food. Visit DAS at 7610 Davis Blvd. from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. MondaySaturday. Adoptable dogs and cats from DAS are also at For Footed Friends in Marquesa Plaza on Livingston Road from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. the rst Saturday of every month. For more information, call 252-7387 or visit A little coconut oil smeared on a chewable pill helps it go right down the hatch.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NEWS A31 THE DIVA DIARIESNot hitting those New Years fitness goals? Relax and yoga on Well, were more than halfway through February and it appears that everyone around me is handily making impressive strides with their New Years resolutions especially when it comes to fitness. One girlfriend has lost 15 pounds since January 1 by taking up running, another has started lifting weights and is down three dress sizes, and even my husband Todd lost 18 pounds by giving up adult beverages for 30 days (this is because he is a man and men have unfair metabolisms women have to run and lift weights and eat nothing but kale). Sadly though, I have not run, nor have I lifted a single weight and Ive certainly not given up adult beverages. Running is exhausting and sweaty, weight lifting is hard, and I need wine to deal with the fact that everyone I know is becoming fit and trim while I look forward to Girl Scout cookie season with gleeful anticipation. As I hold out hope for a kinder and gentler way to become fit and healthy, Ive been noticing that more and more of my friends are not only into yoga, theyre into the whole yoga culture and Ive got to say they look great. They wear adorable leggings by Lulumon, $150 T-shirts with sayings on them like Just Breathe, Let It Go, and Dont Hate, Meditate. They throw their hair up in loose, messy buns and it somehow looks perfect with a paisley headband. Plus, there are always lots and lots of cute jangly bracelets and metallic ballet flats. I want to wear hip, trendy yoga outfits and be at peace, too but, Id have to walk the walk or rather, pose the pose. So, on a recent Sunday morning, I made my way to Soni Yoga in downtown Fort Myers for a Restorative Yoga class. There were plenty of different classes, like Iron Yoga (eek!), but Restorative sounded way more up my outof-shape alley. There were about a dozen of us in the class as we stretched and breathed deeply in and out through our noses. There was lots of relaxing and centering and letting go and although Im not sure sporadic classes in restorative yoga would get me looking fabulous in Lulumon yoga pants, it certainly felt great to be doing something other than watching Netflix and eating gouda cheese on Triscuits while drinking vodka and Fresca cocktails. I have friends who are yoga rock stars they stand on their heads and theyre super strong, twisty and bendy. And Im bound and determined to earn the right to wear a cute T-shirt that says Keep Calm and Ommm. So, Im going back with the hope that I move on up to Iron Yoga someday. Namaste, yall. Ciao for now, my lovelies! Stay tuned for another divalicious diary entry next week i i t i G a stephanieDAVIS Well, were more than halfwa y through February and it appears that everyone around me is handily makin g impressive strides with their New Years resolutions especiall y when it comes to fitness. One g irlfriend has lost 15 pounds since January 1 by takin g up runnin g another has started liftin g wei g hts and is down three dress sizes, and even m y husband Todd lost 18 pounds by g ivin g up adult bevera g es for 30 days ( this is because he is a man and m e n hav e unfair m e ta bo li s m s w o m e n have to run and lift wei g hts and eat nothin g but kale ) Sadly thou g h, I have not run, nor have I lifted a sin g le wei g ht and Ive certainly not g iven up adult bevera g es. Runnin g anticipation As I hold out ho p e for a kinder and g entler way to become fit and healthy, Ive been noticing that more and more of my friends are not only into yoga, theyre into the whole yo g a culture and Ive g ot to say they look g reat. They wear adorable le g g in g s by Lulumon, $150 T-shirts with sayin g s on them like J ust Breathe, Let It Go and Dont Hate Meditate. They thr o w th e ir hair up in loose, mess y b un s and it so m e how looks p erfect with a paisle y hea dband. Plus there are always lots and lots pose So on a recent Sunday morning I made my way to Soni Yo g a in downtown Fort Myers for a Restorative Yo g a class. Th e r e were plent y of different classes, like Iron Yo g a (eek!), but R es t o rativ e so und e d way more u p my outof-sha p e alle y. sure sporadic classes in restorative yoga w ould g et me lookin g fabulous in Lulum on yo g a pants, it certainly felt g reat to b e doing something other than watching N etflix and eating gouda cheese on Triscuits while drinkin g vodka and Fresca coc ktail s I have friends who are yo g a rock stars they stand on their heads and theyre s uper stron g twisty and bendy. And Im b ound and determined to earn the ri g ht t o wear a cute T-shirt that says Keep C alm and O mmm. S o, Im g oin g back with the hope that I move on up to Iron Yo g a someday. N amaste, yall Ciao for now, my lovelies! Stay tuned for another divalicious diary entry next week a


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B4 BUSINESS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Board Appointments Russell Anderson, a senior vice president and financial advisor for Northern Trust in Bonita Springs, has joined the board of directors of the Everglades Wonder Gardens and will lead the membership committee. Officers and board members recently elected for 2017 for the Public Relations Society of America, Gulf Coast Chapter, are: Pam Fulz, community relations manager at Vi at Bentley Village, president; Niccole Howard, president elect; Karen Grebing, treasurer; Alyssa Scheidemann, secretary; Julie Pedretti, programs chairperson; Robin King, membership chairperson; Clay Cone, publicity chair; Kaydee Tuff, communications chairperson; Donna Heiser, ethics officer; and Denyse Mesnik assembly delegate. Thomas Gleason has been elected vice chair and Tom OReilly and Allan Stikeleather have joined the board of directors for Collier Senior Resources. The nonprofit organization works to address the needs of older adults and their caregivers. The Founders Fund announces the following members of its board of trustees for 2017: Rob McNaghten, chair; Meg Tyre, vice chair; Adam Crescenzi, treasurer; and Karla Albanese, Susan Brown, Dick Censits, Jean Ensley Rick Ermler, Michele Farrell, Tom Lear, Jim Marinelli, Mollie Moffatt Maureen OGorman, Schuyler Peck, Karen Pulte and George Thomas. Each year, The Founders Fund awards more than two dozen Collier County students with $8,000 scholarships for college and post high school education. Club Management Holly Stephens has been named director of membership and marketing at Kensington Golf & Country Club and is responsible for all membership sales and marketing efforts, including repositioning the club in the local marketplace and expanding resident and non-resident memberships. Ms. Stephens has more than 30 years of resort and country club experience with a variety of properties in Southwest Florida, Virginia and Ohio. She returns to Kensington Golf & Country Club, where she was membership director shortly after the club was established in the 1990s. Most recently she was director of membership and marketing for The Country Club of Naples. Law Jacquelyn Boudreau has joined the litigation practice department of the Naples-based law firm of Cardillo Keith Bonaquist. A native of Naples and a graduate of Naples High School Ms. Boudreau earned her bachelors degree from Florida Gulf Coast University and her JD from the Ave Maria School of Law. She is a member of the American Bar Association-Young Lawyers Division and the Collier County Bar Association. Jacqueline Johnson has joined the Naples office of the national law firm of Quarles & Brady, LLP, as a mid-level associate in the estate, trust and wealth preservation practice group. 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She brings more than 20 years of experience in marketing, business development, consulting, media relations, social marketing, development and public relations in both the nonprofit field and with Fortune 500 companies. She recently sold her consulting business and previously led the marketing and communications efforts for The Nature Conservancy, Conservancy of Southwest Florida and Coors Brewing Company. Ms. Wilson earned a bachelors degree in marketing management from Western Governors University and masters certificates in marketing strategy, branding and leadership from Cornell University. Chrissie Missal has joined the staff at Grace Place for Children and Families to manage volunteer experience initiatives. She earned a bachelors degree in sociology from Florida Atlantic University. She taught fourth grade at Minerva Bilingual School in Honduras for two years and recently worked with families in the social services field. MONEY & INVESTINGWhole Foods was a half-step behind industry changes, and it hurt People are resistant to change. To most, change makes us feel uncomfortable and scared. I think it probably has to do with our instincts learned long ago when man was constantly in a life-or-death struggle with nature. Back then, our ancestors quickly learned that interacting with things new or out of the ordinary often ended in outcomes that were not favorable to survival and so they avoided them at all cost. While today people are taught to overcome their fear of change, most corporations remain hesitant to embrace any modification to the status quo. This is especially true of large corporations. After all, these companies became successful because they were good at something, so why adjust course? The key to investing is identifying which companies can adapt to change and which will fail. A company that is today grappling with an evolving competitive environment is Whole Foods Market. This once darling of Wall Street is challenged with a falling stock price, revenues and customers. So what has gone wrong with this company and what can this teach us about investing in general? Whole Foods Market was established in 1980 in Austin, Texas, as a grocery store that focused on natural foods. It then started on a massive acquisition frenzy, gobbling up competitors that also focused on natural and organic food items. Today the company owns over 400 stores across the U.S., Canada and the UK. At first, the company was wildly successful as consumers demanded fewer processed and more clean foods. Reports of toxic pesticides in food spurred people to buy organic and Whole Foods stores were the only places where they could buy these goods. And while Whole Foods charged a significant premium for its products, people paid these higher prices because of the value they thought they were receiving. But then the grocery store competitive landscape changed dramatically for Whole Foods. First, Wal-Mart started to sell groceries and caused a significant drop in overall food prices. This resulted in a bigger dramatic price difference between Whole Foods products and those in other stores. Second, other grocery store chains started to copy Whole Foods. They started to carry many of the same natural and organic foods and even copied the innovative way Whole Foods displayed its merchandise. Unfortunately for Whole Foods, the company was very slow to adapt to these changes in its industry. The company erroneously believed that consumers would remain loyal to the store regardless of how its competitors changed prices or selection. But when people started to nickname the company Whole Paycheck because its prices were so much higher for similar products at other stores, sales started to fall.On Feb. 8 Whole Foods announced its latest earnings and the news was bleak. The company is facing its worst sales drop in more than 10 years. Same store sales dropped 2.4 percent in the last quarter alone. Its earnings were below expectations and its anticipated income for 2017 was slashed as well. The company even announced that it was no longer adding new stores but actually plans on closing more stores than it opens in the upcoming quarters. So what is the company doing to turn things around? First, it is rolling out a lower-priced version of its stores named 365 by Whole Foods. But the margins in these stores are obviously a lot lower compared to its flagship locations. And when the CEO was asked about the companys strategy going forward he stated, Evolving our purchasing operating model while developing data-rich, customer-centric category management capabilities is critical to our go-forward merchandising, pricing, marketing and affinity strategies. Huh? To me, the Whole Foods story is a good lesson for investors as they examine companies in their portfolios. A good investor constantly examines how a companys competitive landscape is evolving and whether the company is adapting to those changes. And that doesnt involve reading annual reports and creating financial models in excel. In this case, it meant driving to one of your local grocery stores and realizing that it has the same organic tofu as Whole Foods at half the price. Maybe change isnt so bad after all. 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. STEPHENS BOUDREAU JOHNSON SIEGAL-MILLER WILSON MISSAL ON THE MOVE


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Next came college at Indiana University, where he played quarterback on the football team and received a bachelors degree in business administration. Mr. Hornbecks insurance career began immediately after graduation in 1976, when he became an agent for the Travelers Insurance Company in South Bend. In 1979, he joined his fathers firm in South Bend, the Warren Hornbeck Agency, as a vice president, remaining there even after his father sold the agency in 1983. After working under the new ownership for one year, he decided to move on. They didnt care about the clients, said Mr. Hornbeck. The clients were numbers. I was in an atmosphere with my dad where it was a people business and you had relationships and it was important to take care of your clients. These guys wanted you to sell and then move on to sell another one and let the people in the office handle the accounts. I didnt work that way. His father suggested approaching someone who had opened a new agency in Naples, James L. Martin. Mr. Hornbeck accepted an offer to manage the agencys commercial lines and with that, he and his wife Patty sold their home, packed up their two daughters, Brooke, age 3, and 9-month-old Mari, and headed to Southwest Florida. The couple also has a son, H.A. Buddy Hornbeck III. In 1995, Mr. Hornbeck accepted a position as president Smith Lesher Insurance, the predec essor of Lutgert Insurance. In 2000, Mr. Hornbeck, Scott Lutgert and four other partners bought the firm and changed the name. Since then, the agency has been in growth mode, enlarging from one office to seven, covering an expanse stretching from Marco Island to Tampa and Orlando, with about 90 employees today and scores of new customers. Weve developed a very strong business where we employ a lot of people, said Mr. Hornbeck. Hopefully, they enjoy the work environment. Providing a really positive work environment is very important to me. It is like a family. He views continuing the companys growth as his primary future challenge and knows that finding the right people to make that growth possible is essential. To use an old saying, either youre growing or youre dying, basically, he said. I think theres a lot of truth to that. We want to continue to make our organization better, to grow it and to bring in more good people and to bring in more clients. He has no regrets about making a career in insurance. Ive been blessed to be in the business and to have an opportunity in the business and to be able to be where I am today, he said. Ive had a good run. If I died tomorrow, I wouldnt have any regrets for what weve been able to accomplish. Interview with H.A. Bud Hornbeck IIBusiness mentor: My father. He always said, Do what is right. That is the best, most simple advice. It works for everyone. First job: My first paying job was the summer after my junior year in high school when I was a park director for a city park in Mishawaka Ind. It was a great experience. Activities included baseball, volleyball, arts and crafts, games, etc. We probably had a couple hundred neighborhood children who would spend the day at the park with us. Business words of wisdom: What my Father said: Do what is right. Honesty and integrity are mandatory for forming a strong and longlasting business relationship. If you cant earn the confidence and trust of your clients, you will not succeed. Favorite business book: Invest Your Heartbeats Wisely: Practical, Philosophical and Principled Leadership Concepts for Business and Life, by my good friend and local businessman Theo Etzel. Two things you look for when hiring: A strong background and strong presence in the interview. Any job openings now? We always have openings for high quality insurance professionals. Last time you had to fire someone: Within the last three months, for lack of productivity. HORNBECKFrom page 1COURTESY PHOTOBud Hornbeck with ESPN college football analyst and former NFL player Desmond Howard, who was the keynote speaker at the 2016 Winged Foot Scholarship Awards banquet.


B6 BUSINESS WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYums and four Spring Training professional baseball programs (the Marlins, Astros, Cardinals and the Nationals). In addition to significant arts and cultural attractions, the county now also is home to the winter White House, Mr. Trumps Mar-a-Lago compound. Collier, Lee (with the Twins and Red Sox taking Spring Training in two stadiums) and Charlotte counties are not so lucky, depending on ones expectations of a Trump winter White House. But on the southwest coast from Naples north through Charlotte County, tourism officials confirm that while year-over-year jumps in visitors, spending and hotel occupancy have been consistent, and consistently good, they might be over for now. In Collier in December 2015, for example, 50 percent of hotels and motels reported an increase in reservations, and 33 percent more said they remained the same. That changed in December 2016, however, with only 12.9 percent reporting increased reservations. Almost 55 percent reported reservations down, according to figures published by the Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention and Visitors Bureau. Another factor that could hurt: The Legislature could eliminate Visit Florida. House Speaker Richard Corcoran is pushing to kill the agency along with Enterprise Florida and several dozen programs and organizations that promote job growth and diversification. On Feb. 8, proposed legislation that could kill the passed the House Careers & Competition S ubcommi tttee. It moves to the House Commerce Committee. No date has been set for a hearing by that panel. Proponents says the $76 million in the tax dollars Gov. Rick Scott wants for Visit Florida would be better spent on education, public safety or another priority. The softening of the tourism market could result from several factors, including politics, especially on the southwest coast and paticularly in the market for international travelers. Weve been predicting a slowdown for a while and were finally here, said Tamara Pigott, executive director of the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau. Economies are cyclical, and were at a slow-down point. A number of conditions play into that, she added. We saw a little decline in hotel occupancy in the fourth quarter, some perhaps from election malaise, some Brexit (the British exit from the European Union). Our United Kingdom numbers are way, way off. We didnt see it in the third quarter because those trips were booked. Our fourth quarter was less than half of what it was in the fourth quarter in 2015. And because international visitors stay longer and spend more money, losing some of that trade makes a big difference. JoNell Modys, communications manager for the Naples, Marco Island and Everglades Convention & Visitors Bureau says Collier Countys numbers, following an unprecedented and booming 2015 in which all the stars aligned, dipped due to regional, state and national influences on most markets. There was some softening from international markets due to currency being down, but specific to Collier we were down significantly in total rooms and meeting space we could offer, Ms. Modys said. One of the reasons for that drop, however, could be a good thing looking ahead: Three major beachfront hotels on Marco Island did huge renovations, which bodes well for the future. The JW Marriot Marco Island Beach Resort, our largest hotel property, has an all-new ballroom space, still under construction, with existing space usable but not for the very largest of association groups, Ms. Modys said. When you cant host a major association with more than 1,000 attendees, that will affect the room count. In addition, she said, the 310-room Hilton-Marco Island Beach Resort and Spa was closed from May through December, and The Marco Beach Ocean Resort also did a full renovation. But all of those properties are ready for the business of the new year, along with a new hotel, the Hyatt House Naples Fifth Avenue.So far the outlook for the future is very good, with continued interest in our market from other hotel developers, Ms. Modys said. And our restaurant scene is exploding we have become a dining destination with chefs such as Vincenzo Bettulia opening his third restaurant, The French. People are driving over from Miami just to eat here, and that never happened before.Even so, predictions for the tourist market and its economy are a little less radiant overall for 2017 and beyond. This year will be difficult to tell: Are we seeing a cooling off or a reaction in tourism due to Zika or hurricanes or Trump? Lorah Steiner, director of the Charlotte Harbor Visitor & Convention Bureau, said. The international folks might be upset about Trump thats a consideration, how people feel about him. Oxford Economics, meanwhile, offered this amended look at the economy, and tourism, in an introduction to a very recent study titled Effects of a Trump Presidency: The election of Donald Trump has introduced new uncertainty into the outlook for the U.S. travel industry Trump ran a campaign calling for shifts in foreign, fiscal, trade and immigration policies that have potentially significant implications for the global economy and travel. The conclusion of this analysis is that the most likely scenario involves significantly watered-down positions that would produce only marginally slower economic growth in 2017 and 2018 relative to our pre-election baseline scenario. But travel is notoriously more reactive to external events. International leisure travelers in particular have discretion in their choice of destinations and readily shift preferences based on any number of real or perceived factors. Given Trumps protectionist platform, questioning of longstanding alliances, and America first rhetoric, it bears asking what effect his presidency might have on travel to the U.S. When a research site called Hopper. com looked at data for flight searches from 122 countries in a post-election five-week period, it noted a 17 percent decline after President Trump announced his travel ban (the ban was banned as unconstitutional by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals last week). Covered by various media, the report shows that flight searches with U.S. destinations from such nations as New Zealand, Ireland, Denmark and China all have fallen at least 30 percent, with only searches from Russia going up. To a veteran tourism champion such as Lee Countys Ms. Pigott, all that comes down to this: Travel Research (an analyst) gave us a projection for occupancy in 2017 that shows a slight decline of half-a-percent. Demand is flattening out. Were maximized on demand, and its true of the whole country. So the hoteliers are going to be forced to be really good revenue managers to decide when to drop or increase rates. And I think were in for a bumpy ride on the international side. The value of the dollar is strong now and it means the euro and some others currencies are worth less money. So whats the good news? When I look out my window and see what we have here its beautiful, its safer and visitors want to come back, Ms. Pigott said. They want to escape their gray skies and crowded urban markets. And were still one of the most naturally beautiful areas in Florida. TOURISMFrom page 1 In 2015, our visitors spent $30 billion more in Florida than they did just five years ago. Ken Lawson, president and CEO, Visit Florida STEINER CORCORAN Nominations open for Distinguished Entrepreneur of Southwest Florida The Florida Small Business Development Center at Florida Gulf Coast University is accepting nominations for the 2017 Distinguished Entrepreneur of Southwest Florida awards. Three awards Distinguished Entrepreneur, Distinguished Small Business Advocate and Distinguished Innovator of the Year will be presented in a ceremony May 10 at the Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center in Bonita Springs. Area business owners who have overcome obstacles, discovered new technologies to help grow their business or dedicated themselves to helping other small businesses through mentorship and civic leadership are encouraged to submit applications. Self-nominations are permitted and encouraged. Due to the confidentiality of information collected, all nominees, regardless of nomination source, are responsible for completing the application. March 31 is the deadline for applying. The application process is online at Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Co. P.A. is the hallmark sponsor of the awards; additional sponsorship opportunities are available. Tickets to the awards ceremony are $75. The Florida Small Business Development Center at FGCU offers oneon-one, confidential, no-cost consulting and low-cost workshops for businesses throughout Collier Lee, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties. For more information, call Amanda Stirn at 745-3706 or email New eatery plans job fair True Food Kitchen, set to open March 28 at Waterside Shops, is accepting applications from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, Feb. 27-March 13, at the site of the future restaurant. Plans are to hire approximately 130 people as servers, hosts/hostesses, prep cooks, pastry cooks, line cooks, wok cooks, back servers, dishwashers, pizza cooks and bartenders. This will be the first Florida location for True Food Kitchen. The restaurant, owned by Fox Restaurant Concepts, has a menu inspired by the principles of Dr. Andrew Weils anti-inflammatory diet. Job candidates who cannot get to the hiring fair in person can call 431-4580 or visit for more information.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 BUSINESS B7 BUSINESS MEETINGS A Job Search Support Group meets from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Contact Karen Klukiewicz at or visit Consultants from the Small Business Development Center at Florida Gulf Coast University are available at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, 2390 Tamiami Trail N., every Thursday. To make an appointment for a free session, call Suzanne Specht at 745-3704. BNI Downtown Naples Networkers meet at 7:30 a.m. every Thursday at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 777 Mooring Line Drive. Call Jamie Bergen at 572-3720 for more information. The Collier Building Industry Association holds it next general membership meeting from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Hilton Naples. Guest speaker will be Collier County Assistant Manager Nick Casalanguida. Title and tabletop sponsorships are available. Cal436-6100 or email The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce hosts How to Speak for Success in Todays Business World, a workshop with Peggy Sealfon and Arnold Klinsky, on how to overcome fears and fine-tune your speaking skills to expand results whether through networking, presentations or interpersonal communications, from 8-9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, at chamber headquarters, 2390 Tamiami Trail N. $25 for chamber member, $50 for others. Registration closes Feb. 17. Sign up at The Public Relations Society of AmericaGulf Coast Chapter and the Naples Press Club partner to host a media panel discussion on The Changing Face of News Gathering on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the Hilton Naples. Networking begins at 11:30 a.m. and the program is at noon. Panelists are Phil Borchmann, editor-in-chief of Gulfshore Business; Stan Chambers Jr., digital content director for WINK News; and Penny Fisher, news director at the Naples Daily News. $27 for PRSA and Naples Press Club members, $35 for non-members, $27 for representatives of nonprofits and $20 for students. Reservations required by Feb. 24. Sign up at Members of Collier Child Care Resources CCCR Business 100 host a free networking event, Whatcha Got Cookin at Kitchens by Clay? from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the Kitchens by Clay showroom, 7935 Airport-Pulling Road. All are welcome. RSVP by calling CCCR at 6433908 or emailing Wake Up TP for young professionals of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce takes place from 8-9:15 a.m. Tuesday, March 7, at DeRomos Gourmet Market and Restaurant in the Promenade. Sign up by calling 992-2943 or by going to www. The Above Board Chamber meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, March 13, at the Hilton Naples for lunch and a program about how to protect your business from cybercrimes. Meeting sponsors are Denise Perchall and TriTown Construction. $25 for members, $30 for guests. Register at or call Jeanne Sweeney at 910-7426 or email Jeanne@ Email business meeting announcements to I trace my riveting history back to 1853, when my founder, a Bavarian immigrant, established a dry goods store in San Francisco during the Gold Rush days. In 1873, working with a customer with a good idea, I patented and made the worlds first pair of denim jeans. Today Im one of the worlds largest brand-name apparel companies. Im privately held, and two of my key brands are Dockers and my own flagship name. My global footprint spans about 2,800 locations in more than 110 countries. I rake in more than $4 billion annually. Who am I?Think you know the answer? Well announce it in next weeks edition. 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PAGE 42 | 239.21 3 EXCELLENC E Florida Locations: Bonita Springs/Ester o Naples/Marco Island, O North Carolina Locations: Cashi e Serving Franklin, Lake Gl e N A P L E S Timeless, 8 BR, 8 Full BA, 2 Powder BA Golf Course, Preserve w/Sunset Skies $ 8 6 5 0 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 5 0 5 0 3 0 9 T h e T a r a n t o T e a m 2 3 9 5 7 2 3 0 7 8 ESTUARY AT GREY OAKS8 0 D O C K & 2 L I F T S 95' Waterfront Views Exceptional Interior Detailing $ 3 1 9 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 6 7 6 9 4 P a m O l s e n 2 3 9 4 6 4 6 8 7 3 ROYAL HARBORN A P L E S 1-Story Mansion with 6,900 S.F. Under Air Lakefront Site, Impressive Curb Appeal $ 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 3 4 5 0 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 QUAIL WEST 3 6 8 0 B A Y C R E E K D R B O N I T A Watch Eagles from 1,256 S.F. Lanai 3,800+ S.F., 4 BR, 4 BA, Pool/Spa, 3-Car Garage $ 1 6 7 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 7 0 0 9 8 L a r r y B e l l 2 3 9 9 1 9 4 4 0 4 OPEN 2/19 1:00PM 4:00PM BAY CREEK AT PELICAN LANDINGN A P L E S 2-Story Victorian Charmer w/Refreshed Look Front Porch, Wraparound Balconies $ 1 4 9 9 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 SHORE M A J O R S Muriefield Floor Plan Overlooking Golf Course Central Vacuum, Custom Entertainment $ 9 9 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 0 4 5 2 8 T h e T a r a n t o T e a m 2 3 9 5 7 2 3 0 7 8 LELY RESORTN A P L E S 3 BR + Study, 4 BA Home Porcelain Tile, Granite & Marble Countertops $ 9 3 7 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 7 8 2 0 7 Z a c h F i s c h e r 2 3 9 7 7 7 7 5 0 0 AUDUBON COUNTRY CLUBN A P L E S 3 BR, 3.5 BA, 2-Story Waterfront Townhouse Existing One Year Lease at $3,000/Mo. $ 8 2 0 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 4 0 3 0 9 6 6 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 GOLDEN SHORES2 3 1 4 5 F O X B E R R Y L N B O N I T A Quiet Wooded Lot w/Park Next Door Private Pool/Spa Surrounded by Vegetation $ 7 7 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 5 1 2 3 5 G a r y R y a n 2 3 9 2 7 3 6 7 9 6 OPEN 2/19 1:00PM 4:00PM SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS A V A L O N 3 BR + Den, 2.5 BA Townhome 1-Car Garage, Bright Open Concept $ 6 6 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 0 4 5 5 8 V i t o B a u e r 2 3 9 7 7 7 7 0 8 0 PELICAN BAYE S T E R O 3 BR, 3 BA, 16th Floor Residence Extra Large Lanai, Phenomenal Views $ 6 5 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 6 6 7 1 5 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 WEST BAY CLUB2 3 1 9 8 F O X B E R R Y L N B O N I T A Great Sunrise/Sunset Views Over Lake 2 BR + Den, 2 BA, Pool & Spa $ 6 4 4 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 8 0 7 8 0 G a r y R y a n 2 3 9 2 7 3 6 7 9 6 OPEN 2/19 1:00PM 4:00PM SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS9 9 1 5 E L G R E C O C I R B O N I T A Lovely 4 BR, 3 BA, 3-Car Garage Pool Home Beautiful Golf Course & Water Views $ 6 2 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 1 2 0 4 0 T h e B o e g l i n T e a m 2 3 9 2 8 7 6 4 1 4 NEW LISTING OPEN 2/19 1:00PM 4:00PM SPANISH WELLS N 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 RIDGE2 5 0 0 G U L F S H O R E B L V D N # S 6 N A P L E S 2 BR, 2 BA Condo w/Boat Dock Beach & Boating Access $ 5 1 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 0 2 4 2 1 D e b o r a h V i g l a s 2 3 9 2 1 5 2 0 3 5 OPEN 2/19 1:00PM 4:00PM FANTASTIC LOCATIONB O N I T A 3 BR + Den, 3 BA Courtyard Pool Home Spacious 2,814 S.F. Under Air $ 4 8 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 7 2 6 3 4 T h e B o e g l i n T e a m 2 3 9 2 8 7 6 4 1 4 NEW PRICE LAKE CLUB AT SPANISH WELLSN A P L E S Terrific North Naples Location 2 Bedroom + Den, Pool Home $ 4 5 8 9 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 7 8 9 9 3 J i m H i e s t e r 2 3 9 9 1 9 9 5 0 8 WILSHIRE LAKES F T M Y E R S B E A C H Beautifully Remodeled 2 BR, 2 BA Condo Overlooking Matanzas Pass $ 3 7 9 9 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 0 7 6 4 0 M i c h a e l M a y 2 3 9 9 4 9 0 0 0 0 NEW LISTING THE PALMS OF BAY BEACH1 6 3 9 T R I A N G L E P A L M T E R N A P L E S Professionally Decorated, Turnkey Amenity Rich Neighborhood $ 3 6 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 0 8 2 3 2 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 OPEN 2/19 1:00PM 4:00PM SATURNIA LAKESE S T E R O 2 BR + Den, 2 BA, 2-Car Garage Natural Gas Community $ 3 5 0 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 5 7 9 2 8 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 VILLA PALMERASV I L L A G E G R E E N First Floor, 2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom Condo Furnished, Turnkey $ 3 4 9 9 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 0 9 4 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 FAIRFAX CLUB

PAGE 43 3 .9100 E o Cape Coral, Captiva Island, Fort Myers, cala and Sanibel Island e rs, Highlands and Sapphire Valley e nville and Lake Toxaway C R E E K S I D E Exquisite & Modern Lake View Home 4 BR + Den, 4.5 BA, 5,342 S.F., Bonus Room $ 2 3 5 0 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 7 1 2 7 1 L i n d a R a m s e y 2 3 9 4 0 5 3 0 5 4 BONITA BAY1 2 7 1 E M B E R C T N A P L E S Open Bay View, No Bridges 4 BR + Den, 3.5 BA $ 2 2 9 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 6 6 7 9 8 S t a r r W h i t i n g 2 3 9 4 0 4 1 2 1 9 NEW PRICE OPEN 2/19 1:00PM 4:00PM MARCO BEACH1 1 6 4 1 T A L O N D R N A P L E S Full Golf Membership Included Over 6,000 S.F., 4 Bedrooms + Den $ 2 2 9 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 6 4 9 1 2 P a t t i F o r t u n e & C h a r l e s G o f f 2 3 9 2 7 2 8 4 9 4 OPEN 2/19 1:00PM 4:00PM TWIN EAGLES 2 2 3 5 1 B A N Y A N H I D E A W A Y D R B O N I T A Watch Eagles from Your Spectacular Lanai Private, Lakefront, Cul-De-Sac Lot $ 1 1 9 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 5 6 9 5 2 G a r y R y a n 2 3 9 2 7 3 6 7 9 6 OPEN 2/19 1:00PM 4:00PM SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKSN A P L E S 4 BR, 4 BA, 1 Acre, Highly Desirable 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 SEASONSN A P L E S New Look Contemporary, 20' Ceilings $ 9 9 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 0 8 5 0 6 T h e T a r a n t o T e a m 2 3 9 5 7 2 3 0 7 8 LUSSO VILLAS N A P L E S 2-Story Waterfront Villa 3 Suites, 3.5 Bathrooms $ 7 3 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 1 8 6 4 2 T h e T a r a n t o T e a m 2 3 9 5 7 2 3 0 7 8 GOLDEN SHORESH A W T H O R N E E S T A T E S Large 3 BR + Den, 3 BA Pool Home Newly Updated $ 7 2 9 9 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 0 7 7 1 2 P a t t i F o r t u n e & T r i s h a K e n t 2 3 9 2 7 2 8 4 9 4 STONEBRIDGE2 2 5 0 C A M P E S T R E T E R N A P L E S Views of Golf Course, Pool & Spa Light & Bright 5 BR, 3 BA Home $ 6 8 0 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 0 7 5 4 7 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 OPEN 2/19 1:00PM 4:00PM SATURNIA LAKES8 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 2/18 1:00PM 4:00PM PELICAN BAY N A P L E S Remodeled Canal Home w/Gulf Access 3 BR, 2 BA, Tile Flooring Throughout $ 5 9 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 6 2 0 8 7 D o u g H a u g h e y 2 3 9 9 6 1 1 5 6 1 NEW PRICE GULF SHORESR E S E R V E I I N A P L E S The Ultimate Sophisticated Coach Home 3 BR + Den, 3 BA w/Over $300K in Upgrades $ 5 9 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 2 1 1 4 5 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 BANYAN WOODSN A P L E S 3 BR, 2 BA, 2-Car Garage Updated Kitchen & Bathrooms $ 5 7 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 7 0 3 3 8 D o u g H a u g h e y 2 3 9 9 6 1 1 5 6 1 LAKE PARK2 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 2/19 1:00PM 4:00PM SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS 9 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 2/19 1:00PM 4:00PM MARBELLA AT SPANISH WELLSN A P L E S Third Floor, 2 BR, 2 BA Condo Turnkey Furnished + Extra Storage $ 4 3 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 2 5 7 4 9 L i z A p p l i n g 2 3 9 2 7 2 7 2 0 1 MOORINGS WATERFRONT7 5 7 3 C I T R U S H I L L L N N A P L E S Centrally Located, 3 BR, 2 BA Home Oversized Pool, Screened Lanai, Low Fees $ 4 3 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 0 3 0 1 3 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 OPEN 2/19 1:00PM 4:00PM THE ORCHARDS2 5 1 5 1 S A N D P I P E R G R E E N S C T # 1 0 1 B O N I T A Upgraded Formal Model, SS Appliances 3 BR, 3 Full BA in a Desirable Community $ 3 9 9 9 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 5 7 6 6 9 L a r r y B e l l 2 3 9 9 1 9 4 4 0 4 OPEN 2/18 1:00PM 3:00PM PELICAN LANDING 2 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 3 5 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 2/19 1:00PM 4:00PM MARKER LAKE VILLAS2 3 6 2 0 W I S T E R I A P O I N T D R # 1 1 0 3 E S T E R O 2 BR + Large Den, 1,633 S.F. Under Air 1st Floor Condo w/Attached Garage $ 2 9 4 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 0 0 4 1 8 I l s e L e f a s 2 3 9 2 6 9 4 2 8 9 NEW PRICE OPEN 2/19 1:00PM 4:00PM COOPERLEAF AT THE BROOKSN 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 ESTATESA B B E Y Fantastic Value in Naples Convenient to Everything in Town $ 1 5 9 9 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 0 5 4 9 2 J i m H i e s t e r 2 3 9 9 1 9 9 5 0 8 BERKSHIRE VILLAGE


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 Savona at Mediterra6,409 SQ FT | $4,795,000 Buonasera at Mediterra3,477 SQ FT | $1,695,000 Calabria at Mediterra2,589 SQ FT | $729,000 Lucarno at Mediterra3,624 SQ FT | $1,649,000 NEW LISTING! NEW LISTING!WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017B12 | WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYREAL ESTATEWho is buying houses in Florida? FLORIDA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORSThe 2016 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers Florida Report was compiled by the National Association of Realtors and shows that 22 percent of homebuyers in the Sunshine State last year were first-timers. Nationwide, the percentage was notably higher, at 35 percent. The average Florida homebuyer was also older: 55 years old compared to 44 years old nationally, and had a median income of $83,900. On the other hand, the average Florida seller was 54 years old with a median household income of $100,700. The most common reason for selling? Retirement (18 percent), job relocation (16 percent) and a desire to move closer to friends and family (14 percent). Florida buyers appear much more dependent on Realtors than buyers nationally. According to the study, 50 percent of recent Florida buyers contacted an agent first when it was time to buy a home. Nationally, 17 percent did so, with most (44 percent) starting the process by conducting a general online search.Florida homebuyers 68 percent were married couples, 14 percent were single females, nine percent were single males, and eight percent were unmarried couples. 12 percent purchased a multi-generational home, to take care of aging parents, cost savings or because children over the age of 18 were moving back home. 88 of recent homebuyers identified as heterosexual and 4 percent as gay or lesbian, one percent as bisexual, and seven percent preferred not to answer. 28 percent of recent are veterans and 2 percent active-duty service members.Florida homes purchased 19 percent of buyers purchased SEE STUDY, B16 House Hunting500 Sand Hill Court, Marco IslandDirect access to the Gulf of Mexico from your private dock is just one of the many appeals in this completely remodeled two-bedroom, three-bath home with a den. Interior touches include high-end finishes, eye-catching architectural details, stainless steel Wolf appliances and luxurious appointments of granite and tumbled marble. The exterior boasts a spacious lanai with pool and Fiberon dock with transferrable warranty and electric storm sh utters. Built in 1987, it spans a total of 4,269 square feet, with 2,575 under air. Extensive landscaping enhances privacy and adds beauty to this desirable property. Michelle Thomas of Premier Sothebys International Realty has the listing for $1,350,000. For more information or to arrange a showing, call 860-7176 or email michelle.thomas@ COURTESY PHOTOS


4448 WAYSIDE DRIVE | QUAIL WEST Elegantly appointed home $2,190,000 $334 per square foot Its easy to perfect the art of living, when you live within a work of art. Sothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each o ce is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity. Joanne MacLeod, P.A. CLHMS,CIPS, CNHS Sales Associatec 239.272.7679 | o 239.594.9494 This elegantly appointed fourbedroom, ve-and-a-half-bath home features limestone, carpet and wood ooring throughout, as well as a cabana with a sitting area, dining area, bath and laundry. The open oor plan includes a replace, co ered ceilings, wine cooler, master suite with dual bathrooms and walk-in closets and a media room with surround sound. Entertain in style with a sunken bar, butlers pantry, outdoor kitchen and pocket sliders leading out to the warm and inviting lanai with cypress wood ceilings. Your tropical pool and spa overlook the widest fairway of the 18-hole golf course o ered by Quail West. Marketing Extraordinary Homes From Greenwich To Southwest Florida Lana Marvelle | 239-331-0104 | Quail West 6195 Highcro Drive, Naples Modern Dream Home In Luxury Golf Community MLS# 216054804 4,411 Sq. Ft. Living Area 6,056 Sq. Ft. Total Area 4BR+Den/3.5 BA

PAGE 46 Stonebridge $529,0003BR, 2BA villa with deck and pool that overlooks the golf course. Custom upgrades and spotless! Huntington Lakes $229,900Turnkey furnished 2BR, 2BA plus den condo. Corner lanai and incredible lake view. Exercise room and pool too! Cypress Woods Golf & C.C. $211,500Spotless 2BR, 2BA 1C garage condo with golf equity. Steps to the pool, fantastic lake and golf course views! TURNKEY FURNISHED! A HOME WITH A WOW FACTOR! MAKE YOUR DREAM COME TRUE! Unknown to many residents of Southwest Florida, once upon a time the island of Guiseppe (now Useppa) was the site of Fort Casey, and temporary home to the US 7th Infantry Regiment. The post was named after Captain John C. Casey, a West Point graduate and veteran of the War with Mexico. The Infantry established their encampment on the high ground of Useppa, where 15 years earlier during the 2nd Seminole War, a wooden blockhouse had been built to protect the inhabitants from marauding Seminoles, who had previously slaughtered several residents. The dead included the first federal tax collector in this area-who was, surprisingly, unpopular with everyone. Captain Casey had multiple assignments during his posting to west Florida. While at Fort Brooke (now Tampa) from 18481854 he assisted the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey with the charting of the Florida west coast. At the time, an inlet just south of Little Sarasota Bay was named after him, as Casey Pass. In 1856, a fellow officer in charge of creating the U.S. map of Florida, changed the name of an island just north of Casey Pass, to Casey Key. Thus, the connection to Useppa Island was completed. The Captains survey experience led to the selection of Useppa Island as the headquarters for a Charlotte Harbor military presence. While the region was relatively peaceful, this era between the 2nd and 3rd Seminole Wars, the U.S. was striving to settle the vast territory they had acquired from Spain just 30 years earlier. The Useppa People like to confine their fighting to bouts with Tarpon, along with the endless battle to stay youthful enough to compete in the fun of living the Useppa Lifestyle. Come join us! Make your escape to Useppa Island. Paradise Without A Passport! T he Useppa Island Case y Ke y Connection Brian 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 4 bed, 3 bath Vercelli in Treviso Bay 2,293 sq. ft. Michelle Jay 239.821.3255 3 bed, 2 bath Interlachen in Pelican Bay 2,291 sq. ft. Mary Waller 239.269.1365 9355 VERCELLI COURT $635,000 6770 PELICAN BAY BLVD. #242 $765,000 239.529.5737 51 9th Street South Naples, FL 34102 Next to Starbucks at Central & 41 NO MONTHLY FEES No Desk Fees 10% Sponsoring Bonus ResidualsYear after year Potentially More Than 100% Agent Training Provided... At No Cost Join our Team! Contact Us Today! 239.529.5737


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 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. 2BR/2BA Capri villa situated in prime cul-de-sac location! Lovely sunny home is comfortably updated with granite in kitchen, planation shutters, new hot water heater in 2016, A/C replaced in 2011, newer dishwasher, built-in entertainment center and freshly painted exterior in 2016. The large screened lanai offers the perfect place to dine alfresco or sip your favorite beverage all while enjoying the long lake or Venetian-style bridge views. $319,900 VILLAGE WALK 4557 PASADENA COURT If youve been looking for your dream home, your journey ends here with this 4BR/3.5BA home! The unique oversized homesite and lanai offers a resort-style pool/spa with water feature creating a relaxing paradise oasis. The yard is extensively upgraded with lush tropical landscaping providing privacy and much-added curb appeal. Kitchen offers large center island, granite, stainless, tile on the diagonal graces living areas/baths, crown moulding/trim work, hardwood floors, home office, whole-house water softener, newer A/C, water heater and so much more. MUST SEE $645,800 ISLAND WALK 5160 INAGUA WAY Re/Max Distinction currently has positions available in all locations. If youre interested in an exciting career in real estate and would like more information, contact Maury Dailey at (239) 300-9500OLDE NAPLES (MAIN) 821 5th Avenue South, Suite 102 VINEYARDS 5983 Pine Ridge Road GOLDEN GATE ESTATES 8855 Immokalee Road, Suite 11 BONITA SPRINGS 8800 Bernwood Parkway, Suite 1 WATERWAYS OF NAPLES$359,000 832 GRAND RAPIDS BOULEVARD Exceptional opportunity to own a four-bedroom pool home with spa on an oversized waterfront lot. Neutral colored interior has a tiled living area with updated kitchen, newly carpeted bedrooms and a three-car garage; it doesnt get any better in the hottest neighborhood east of Collier Boulevard. Mary Horesco (239) 293-9434 LELY RESORT $204,900 7920 MAHOGANY RUN LANE #1023 Beautiful and meticulously maintained two-bedroom plus den, two bath, amenities: pool and spa, community room, exercise room, golf course and tennis; wonderful active community. Hurry this one is sure to sell fast! Susan Heller (239) 280-0939 WATERWAYS OF NAPLES$449,000 621 GRAND RAPIDS BOULEVARD lakefront pool home. Spacious living with four bedrooms plus den and more located in a popular community nestled on over 150 acres of freshwater lakes. Mary Horesco (239) 293-9434 WEBER WOODS $674,900 3838 7TH AVENUE SW Stunning completely renovated main house, guest house and studio. Gorgeous new kitchen with granite counters. There is a detached Located in a quiet, non-gated community. Susan Heller (239) 280-0939 WATERWAYS OF NAPLES$344,900 701 GRAND RAPIDS BOULEVARD Popular four bedroom, three-car garage pool home with fenced yard, crown moulding, granite kitchen countertops, new A/C system and hurricane shutters. Community amenities: tennis/pickleball, tiki hut with grills and more. Mary Horesco (239) 293-9434 MAPLEWOOD$279,900 415 CROSSFIELD CIRCLE #81 Beautiful three bedroom, two bath former model home in one of Naples best kept secrets. Pristine, low density, very friendly community located boutiques, restaurants and beaches. Pets are welcome; big dogs too! Susan Heller (239) 280-0939


B16 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Newly renovated Jack Nicklaus signature golf course within Naples city limits convenient to both downtown and Mercato. Limited membership of residents allows you to play the course as o en as you like. Amenities include: tness center, four Har-Tru tennis courts, bocce ball, kayaking club and marina with Gulf access. Donald Snyder 239-250-8712More Inventory Coming Soon! CALL YOUR SPECIALIST Want to have it all? GOLF, TENNIS AND GULF ACCESS! Richard DrosteSales Associate239.572.5117richard.droste@sothebysrealty.comJacki Strategos, P.A. Sales Associate, GRI, CREN premiersothebysrealty.comSothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. MESMERIZING GULF VIEWS Dela Park #204 & #503 $585,000 & $875,000 4 BR/3 BA or 2 BR/2 BA units. Large rooms, extra storage, amazing amenities. This complex is gated, close to beach entrance. Walk-in closets. Very social community complex. OFFERED FURNISHEDSeawatch #104 $335,000 First oor unit, tile throughout, full size washer/dryer in unit. Open kitchen to living area. 2 lanais (front & back). Lovely view from back lanai. Super close to Residents Beach. BUILDING OPPORTUNITY 1310 Andalusia Terrace $199,000 Oversize inland, corner lot & a great location as well. Sewer assessment paid, cleared & ready to build. Backdrop to this lot is a park with all the benets & gorgeous landscaping. PRICE REDUCED 1660 Galleon Court $845,000 Quick out to Gulf, boaters delight with dock/lift/2 jet ski lifts. 3 BR/2BA, separate dining room. Upscale ss appliances, 24 tile, large pool, hurricane protection, tiki hut. Seller is motivated and a great deal at this price. Got Download?The iPad AppIts FREE! Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.comSearch Florida Weekly in the iTunes App Store today.iPad is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. All rights reserved. Its Local. Its Entertaining. Its Mobile. INTEGRITY EXPERTISE RESULTS TRUST THE SALE OF YOUR PROPERTY TO DEPENDABLE, EXPERIENCED LEADERS DOWNING-FRYE REALTY BFOSTER435@COMCAST.NET 239.253.8001 PALMIRA GOLF CLUB 14670 Meravi Drive2,351 Square Feet $595,000 PELICAN ISLE III #7022,677 Square Feet $999,000 PELICAN ISLE III #9022,677 Square Feet $1,099,000 Best Buy! PELICAN ISLE III #2043,096 Square Feet $1,149,000a new home; 81 percent a previously owned home. Reason for buying a new home: 29 percent wanted the ability to customize design features and 37 percent were looking for a better overall value. Detached single-family homes continue to be the most common home type at 83 percent. 11 percent bought senior-related homes. There was only a median of 18 miles between a newly purchased home and one that was sold. The typical home was 1,710 square feet and built in 1964. Overall, buyers expect to live in their homes for a median of 15 years, and 18 percent say theyre never moving.Florida home search process 80 percent of found their real estate agent to be a very useful information source; 83 percent saw online websites as their most useful info source. Buyers typically searched for 10 weeks and looked at a median of 10 homes. Buyers who did not use the internet looked at three homes over three weeks; buyers who used the internet searched for 10 weeks and visited 10 homes. Among buyers who used the internet, 93 percent found photos. 60 percent were very satisfied with their recent home buying process.Home buyers and Floridas real estate professionals 85 percent purchased through a real estate agent. 35 percent used an agent referred to them by a friend, neighbor or relative. 60 percent interviewed only one real estate agent during their home search. 88 percent of buyers would use their agent again or recommend their agent to others. Eighty-eight percent would use or recommend their agent again in Florida.Florida home sellers Sellers typically lived in their home for 11 years before selling. 85 percent of home sellers worked with a real estate age. Homes were on the market a median of eight weeks. 32 percent of all sellers offered incentives to attract buyers. 58 percent of sellers were very satisfied with the selling process.Home sellers and Floridas real estate professionals 53 percent of sellers found their agent through a referral from a friend, neighbor or relative, or used an agent they had worked with before. 64 percent contacted only one agent. 93 percent listed their homes on the Multiple Listing Service. The typical seller has recommended their agent one time since selling their home. 68 percent said they would definitely or probably (14 percent) recommend their agent for future services. STUDYFrom page 12


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B18 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 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>$400,000 >$500,000 >$600,000 >$700,000 >$800,000 >$900,000 >$1,000,000 >$2,000,000 >$3,000,000 >$4,000,000 >$6,000,000 2 4 3 5 15 10 16 17 13 14 11 7 19 9 12 18 1 20 22 23 25 28 24 27 26 29 30 31 32 33 21 35 36*For illustration purposes only.NaplesMarco Island 38 40 39 41 51 42 6 8 34 46 52 53 49 50 47 43 44 45 48 54 37


6660 Glen Arbor Way Laurie Zanelli 239.675.9777 Web ID 216034385 $1,100,000 63 Street SWDebbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231Web ID 217011159 $1,100,000 4817 Keswick Way Christine Jones 239.404.9900 Web ID 216070115 $839,900 8088 Tiger Lily DriveJim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133Web ID 216043907 $675,000 12640 Biscayne Court Tom/Tess McCarthy 239.243.5520 Web ID 216074185 $599,000 1024 Michigan AvenueDebbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231Web ID 216042438 $579,000 Twin Dolphins #506 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216058366 $1,095,000 7482 Martinique Terrace Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 217003852 $832,950 Dominica Isle #202 Beth McNichols 239.821.3304 Web ID 217003177 $565,000 127 Muireld Circle Kristin Stroh 239.784.7196 Web ID 216077927 $649,000 9242 Veneto Place Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216066915 $597,000 632 Hickory Road Agnes Zak 239.287.8036 Web ID 216054791 $995,000 5600 Hammock Isles Drive Kim/Dean Rose 239.404.7203 Web ID 216077465 $789,000 Bayfront #3302 Cindy Thompson 239.860.6513 Web ID 216078898 $550,000 14712 Windward Place Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 216050698 $624,990 Wellington Place II #2304 Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 216067081 $580,000 Naples Square #119 Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 Web ID 216053964 $1,799,000 172 Cajeput Drive Sue Black 239.250.5611 Web ID 217002976 $2,299,000 3805 Wax Myrtle Run ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 216070960 $949,000 Lesina #801 Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 216068199 $769,000 1719 Knights Court Christine Jones 239.404.9900 Web ID 216035366 $549,000 7445 Martinique Terrace Ruth Bethem 239.777.7007 Web ID 217003875 $1,650,000 612 Carica Road Craig Jones 239.825.6857 Web ID 217005478 $2,229,000 Avellino Isles #201 Joanne MacLeod 239.272.7679 Web ID 216044323 $849,000 2271 Hawksridge Drive Sharon Kaltenborn 239.248.1964 Web ID 217000286 $759,000 3783 Treasure Cove Circle Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 Web ID 216077827 $519,000 6502 Carema Lane Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216063008 $1,279,000 Baypointe #103 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216054999 $2,175,000 885 Wyndemere Way Catherine Bordner 239.560.2921 Web ID 216068961 $849,000 2742 14th Street North Linda Perry/Judy Perry 239.404.7052 Web ID 216052142 $699,000 Di Napoli #102 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216067782 $514,000 7694 Hutchinson Court Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 216068939 $1,175,000 63 Eugenia Drive Sue Black 239.250.5611 Web ID 215044394 $1,885,000 7541 Snead Court Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 216066039 $1,675,000 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES KENSINGTON LELY RESORT AVIANO BAD AXE ISLES OF CAPRI LELY RESORT ISLES OF COLLIER PRESERVE LELY COUNTRY CLUB TREVISO BAY PINE RIDGE VINEYARDS BAYFRONT NAPLES RESERVE KENSINGTON NAPLES SQUARE PINE RIDGE CEDAR HAMMOCK HAMMOCK BAY KINGS LAKE LELY RESORT PINE RIDGE VINEYARDS HAWKSRIDGE COPPER COVE PRESERVE LELY RESORT NAPLES CAY WYNDEMERE NAPLES TERRACE TREVISO BAY LELY RESORT PINE RIDGE VINEYARDS LELY RESORT NAPLES & SURROUNDS YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH The market leader in Naples & Surrounds 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 | 40 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 |


PORT ROYAL $12,950,000 3163 Gin Ln Gracious contemporary estate home with expansive views of Hidden Bay, oating dock to accommodate 70 vessel and deep-water access. Completion scheduled 2019. 5+Den/6+2half (H11469) Bruce Miller, 239.206.0868 BRITTANY AT PARK SHORE $3,375,000 4021 Gulf Shore Blvd N #1106 Simply amazing! Panoramic Gulf and Bay view! Exquisitely upgraded, open plan. Gorgeous marble, granite, white kitchen with island, 2 owners suites! Fab terrace. 3+Den/3.5 (C12952) Tade Bua-Bell, 239.595.0097, Emily K. Bua, 239.659.6115 OLD NAPLES $3,245,000 785 Broad Ct S Extraordinary 4-yr young, Tuscanstyle pool home, elevator and 3-car garage, on alley, only 7 blocks to beach on .30 acres. Lavishly appointed turnkey furnished. 5/5 (H9641) Bruce Miller, 239.206.0868 ARIA AT PARK SHORE $2,595,000 4501 Gulf Shore Blvd N #404 Coastal treasure! Gorgeous former model! Tropical views, stunning kitchen, 3 terraces, replace, elegant owner and guest wings. Unsurpassed amenities! Furnished. 3/3 (C12450) Tade Bua-Bell, 239.595.0097, Emily K. Bua, 239.659.6115 OLD NAPLES $2,250,000 340 12th Ave S #6 Expect the unusual! Detached condo villa home. Elevator, 1/2 block o 3rd St S. shopping/dining. 3 blocks to beach. 3-car garage. Weekly rentals! Much more. 3/3 (C12740) Bruce Miller, 239.206.0868 MEDITERRA $1,875,000 16469 Celebrita Ct Gracious California classic. Lake views. Elegant architecture/luxury nishes. 1st oor master, den, loft, chefs kitchen. Ideal al fresco living, pool, spa. 4+Den/4.5 (H10014) Tade Bua-Bell, 239.595.0097, Emily K. Bua, 239.659.6115 QUAIL WEST $1,595,000 4649 Idylwood Ln Masterpiece home with extraordinary outdoor area has rich aesthetic detail, en-suite bedrooms, master retreat and culinary kitchen for an enviable lifestyle. 4+Den/4.5 (H9833) Tade Bua-Bell, 239.595.0097, Emily K. Bua, 239.659.6115 OLD NAPLES $1,450,000 757 Broad Ct S Coastal contemporary, upscale 2011 renovation. New 1/1 guesthouse, 1-car garage, impact glass. New roof, electric and plumb and HVAC, private fenced-in yard, more. 3/3 (H7949) Bruce Miller, 239.206.0868 PELICAN ISLE $1,395,000 13675 Vanderbilt Dr #310 Luxury upgraded resort-style living with designer nishes, private elevator, great amenities. Waterfront/boating enjoyment with concierge services and 24-hr security. 4/4 (C11537) Ron Sinks, 239.877.6878 MOORINGS $1,279,000 590 Harbour Dr Southern views over prestigious Moorings golf course! Exceptional opportunity for renovation or new build. Enjoy the Moorings private beach access. 3/2 (H11373) Barbara Salinas, 239.449.2733 BENCHMARK $1,220,000 439 11th Ave S #439 Short walk to beach or mere steps from pool. Location makes this a perfect place to be! Fireplace, attached 2-car garage, plantation shutters and spacious lanai. 2+Den/2 (C12772) Annemarie M. Giannini, 239.289.1820 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. 3+Den/3.5 (C12690) Jim Scartz, 239.877.9726 COACH HOUSE $1,095,000 2555 Coach House Ln Estate-style living in heart of Naples. 2.5 acres of wooded property minutes to beach and Old Naples shopping! Gorgeous pool with rock waterfall and summer kitchen. 4/3 (H11594) Jack Loewel, 239.860.5683 NAPLES SQUARE $1,025,000 1030 3rd Ave S #201 Luxury move-in ready condo. Pool/spa, tness center, social room. Covered parking, extra storage. West sunset views. Outdoor patio. 2,264 A/C sq. ft. Walk to 5th Ave. 3+Den/3 (C12227) Bruce Miller, 239.206.0868 OLDE CYPRESS $999,990 7504 Treeline Dr Preserve view. Split oor plan, gourmet kitchen, upgraded appliances, soaring ceilings, pool/spa and 3-car garage. Golf course designed by P.B. Dye. 4+Den/3.5 (H11488) Lori Hall, 239.331.6541 BONITA BAY $975,000 4751 Bonita Bay Blvd #1403 Beautiful designer updates to oors, kitchen, baths, stainless appliances, counter-tops, LED, mechanicals. Stunning sunset views over the Gulf of Mexico. 2+Den/3 (C13115) Sue Price, 239.565.9293 VANDERBILT BEACH $749,000 460 Launch Cir #203 Rarely available 2nd oor home with 500 sq. ft. sundeck overlooking pool/waterfall. Private stairway to pool/spa. Investors dream, weekly rentals. Walk to beach. 3/2 (C12304) Jack Loewel, 239.860.5683 BAYFRONT $699,000 401 Bayfront Pl #3401 Bright and airy end unit. 2 balconies with views to the plaza and bay. O ered turnkey furnished. Move-in condition. Great amenities and secured parking garage. 3/2 (C12805) Annemarie M. Giannini, 239.289.1820 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. 2/2 (C12469) Jim Scartz, 239.877.9726 PELICAN MARSH $579,000 1840 Les Chateaux Blvd #4-201 Gorgeous renovated 2nd oor unit in Les Chateaux. Beautiful tile and wood oors throughout. Plantation shutters, crown moldings, 2-car garage and much more. 3/2.5 (C12858) Annemarie M. Giannini, 239.289.1820 LELY RESORT $559,900 6614 Caldecott Dr Magni cent lake view and heated pool. Many upgrades and in move-in condition. Lely Resort o ers 3 golf courses and the Players Club with many amenities. 3+Den/2 (H11227) Annemarie M. Giannini, 239.289.1820 MEDITERRA $550,000 16994 Porta Vecchio Way #102 Private lakefront luxury. Chic designer upgrades, volume ceilings, chefs gas kitchen. Superb owners suite, den, stylish great room, oversized sliders to lanai. 3+Den/3 (C12838) Tade Bua-Bell, 239.595.0097, Emily K. Bua, 239.659.6115 PALM RIVER $530,000 146 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 PINEWOODS $499,000 4424 Wilder Rd Large lakefront home with low annual fees. 2941 sq. ft. French doors leading to large pool from living room, family room and guest room. Large eat-in kitchen. 4/2.5 (H10968) Harry Stone, 239.207.8487 SATURNIA LAKES $469,900 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. 5/3 (H11015) Jim Scartz, 239.877.9726 WILDERNESS $450,000 112 Wilderness Dr #F-124 Totally recreated living space 2 years ago. 1st oor. Stadium view of lake and golf course. Superior nishes. Impact glass. 2/2 (C13050) Kandace Kaiser, 239.821.7585 LELY RESORT $445,000 8074 Players Cove Dr #102 Exquisite rst oor condo with attached 2-car garage. Upgrades include wood oors, crown molding, wet bar with wine cooler. Across from Players Club and Spa. 2+Den/2.5 (C12963) Annemarie M. Giannini, 239.289.1820 NAPLES PARK $440,000 531 103rd Ave Build near the beach! Double lot in 500 block approved for 2 SF building sites, documentation provided. Excellent location near beach and Mercato. Call for speci cs. (L1829) Barbara Salinas, 239.449.2733 VALENCIA LAKES $435,000 2245 Valencia Lakes Cir Outstanding wide water views from most rooms in this beautiful, well cared for home! Spacious bedrooms. Kitchen is a chefs dream! Low HOA fees. 3+Den/3 (H11123) Jerry DiGiacomo, Jr., 239.961.7000 NAPLES PARK $425,000 603 110th Ave N Charming beach home. Pool/paved deck. Great room and family room. Laminate/tile in living area. Kitchen with granite and stainless steel appliances. Private sundeck. 3/3 (H11537) Lori Hall, 239.331.6541 MANCHESTER SQUARE $369,900 13462 Kent St Great Room villa. Gourmet kitchen, SS appliances, granite, kitchen island, tile, dual sinks in master bath, walk-in closet, brick paved screened lanai. Fitness center. 2+Den/2 (H11339) Barry Dunleavy, 239.877.6445 MADISON PARK $357,900 7951 Princeton Dr Beautifully appointed home with lake view. 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C2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY FLORIDA WRITERSGarage sale Civil War relics fuel third installment in mystery series Garage Sale Riddle by Suzi Weinert. BluewaterPress LLC. 325 pages. Trade paperback, $21.95.Garage Sale Riddle, the third title in Naples winter resident Suzi Weinerts Garage Sale Mystery Series, follows Garage Sale Stalker and Garage Sale Diamonds. Sound familiar? Ms. Weinerts work is the inspiration for the powerhouse series of films that is run religiously on the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel. The seventh premiered in January, and there are others in the pipeline. The new novel has several intertwined plots, some more engaging than others. The primary story line, and the one most likely to be of interest to Southwest Florida readers, is Jennifer Shannons need to deal with her aging mothers future. In her late 80s and after living in Naples for many years, Frances Ryerson must be steered into giving up her independent habits. This concern leads to a practical roadmap for making and carrying out such decisions, a roadmap that involves scaling down, arranging for estate sales, choosing the next home for Frances, taking stock of assets and many other matters. Because the author has these issues arise and gain shape in credible conversations involving mother, daughter, granddaughter, friends and experienced professionals, she avoids overt preachiness and penetrates the emotions involved in such stressful changes. The catalyst for the redirection of Francess life is that she has been victimized by a skillful criminal who preys on seniors. The escape from and apprehension of this abusive man and his female accomplice (also a victim, though she doesnt know it) forms a second and more suspenseful plot line within the broader concern of the kind of life adjustments that seniors need to make and often need help making. Then theres the Civil War relics plot. Garage sale wizard that she is, Jennifer comes across two special items that fire her imagination in unexpected ways. One is a statue of a dragon. Jennifers fascination with it introduces reveries about dragon lore and about how so many cultures share the dragon motif in their art and in their ancient stories. Its as if the dragon comes alive for her and guides her in some way. Her Civil War discoveries have a much greater impact on the novel, involving Jennifer in a kind of psychic time travel as well as in present-time dangers. On her flight from Virginia to Naples, she meets an avid Civil War collector named William Early who later turns out to be a threat. Jennifer has purchased items that he must obtain at any cost. These include what seems to be a treasure map. Her own research leads her to a fascination with the life and times of Col. John Singleton Mosby of Mosbys Rangers fame. Much of her dream life, and even some of her waking life, is filled with imaginings in which Mosby and his contemporaries come to life in vivid detail. Jennifer seems obsessed with Mosbys story, and Ms. Weinert strives to share this attraction with her readers by presenting long, italicized passages that convey Jennifers preoccupation. The framed pieces of old cloth that Jennifer has purchased offer not only a map but also a riddle that raises the possibility of a hidden treasure connected with Mosby. Though this carefully researched and presented material has interest in itself, and will be especially enticing to Civil War buffs, it runs the risk of taking attention away from the novels main concern of rescuing Florence from the criminals who have been taking advantage of her and putting her in great danger. Advocacy for family solidarity, mutual concern, and carefully thought out collective action in a crisis are the elements that carry the day in this charming and informative mystery tale. For more on this author and her work, go to 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. WEINERT r r d s d s her t a le E ou fe th an w h s u lea wi t o f Mo e r s dre a o f h wit h M o s Suzi Weinert will discuss and sign copies of her Garage Sale Mystery Series titles as follows: >> Friday, Feb. 17: 1-2:30 p.m. at Collier County South Regional Library, 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway, Naples. >> Monday, March 6: Luncheon speaker from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Riverwood Plantation, 4600 Robert. E. Lee Blvd., Estero. For more information, call Janeen Dulaney at 947-1052. >> Thursday, March 9: Luncheon speaker for Sea Stars of Naples at noon at Countryside Country Club, 600 Countryside Drive. For more information, call Linda Earle at 514-0773.


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C4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYsway to the music, twirl on the dance floor. And though 98 percent of the lyrics are in Cajun French, you still understand the emotion of the music, even if you dont speak a word of French. Its just music that moves you, says Michael Doucet (Doo-say), fiddler/ vocalist and founder of BeauSoleil, the group Garrison Keillor called the best Cajun band in the world. A lot of people who come to hear us for the first time say, This music sounds familiar. It sounds like home, even though its an alien kind of instrumentation and language, Mr. Doucet says. Just sit back and enjoy. If it doesnt move you, we say, We do play for funerals, he adds with dry humor. But most times, he says, by the end of a concert people are dancing in the back of the hall. And if they play in a place that doesnt have a dance floor, People just break their chairs (to make room), he jokes. BeauSoleil performs at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, in the Hinman Auditorium at the Centers for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs. Mr. Doucet formed the band in 1975, and it released its first record in 1976. To what does he attribute the groups longevity? Food and good music, he says without hesitation an answer that also defines Louisiana. We always eat together. When youre on the road, you have a meal together, find out whats going on. A lot of good things happen around good food. We try to eat the good food of the world and share cool music. You might have first heard BeauSoleil on the soundtrack to The Big Easy, on which it performed Zydeco Gris Gris, composed by Mr. Doucet. Or you may have heard the less-commercial Belizaire the Cajun. Both came out in 1986. The band also performed (and was name-checked) on Mary Chapin Carpenters hit, Down at the Twist and Shout. The 1991 song went to No. 2 on Billboards US Hot Country Songs chart and won her a Grammy for Best Country Vocal Performance/Female. According to Mr. Doucet, Ms. Carpenter wrote the song after she heard the band play at a Washington, D.C., area dance club called the Twist and Shout. Then she called them and asked them to record it with her. That was a trip, Mr. Doucet says of the whole experience. The song was a surprise a gift. You cant ask someone to mention you in a song, he says. Whats supposed to happen, happens. He recalls being with the band, sitting in rockers on the porch of a Cracker Barrel after a meal, when Down at the Twist and Shout played over the stores loudspeakers. We made it, he says. We heard it at the Cracker Barrel.Radio daysThe first time BeauSoleil appeared on A Prairie Home Companion was Jan. 15, 1982. It was 60, 65 degrees in Louisiana, Mr. Doucet says. When we got up there (to Minneapolis, Minn.) it was minus 10. That was the first time my moustache froze. There was so much snow it collapsed the roof of the World Theater in which they were supposed to perform on the radio show. So it was moved to the Orpheum Theatre. Usually, a group was considered lucky if then-host Garrison Keillor asked them to play two songs. BeauSoleil played for 40 minutes, he says. Afterward, they went to Mr. Keillors house and played pool and drank scotch. We became really good friends, he says. Mr. Keillor invited the and back to play on his show numerous times. I always attribute it to him, that it opened up mid-America to us, he says. I think he really helped pave the way for the rest of America to understanding our music. They havent been on the show since Mr. Keillor retired in mid-2016. Thats fine with us, Mr. Doucet says. Its a whole new generation. Its a different show.Just musiciansThe members of BeauSoleil count Bruce Springsteen and Bono among their celebrity fans. Theyve played with more than a few of them, including Bonnie Raitt, Keith Richards, Dave Bromberg, Richard Thompson and John Densmore (the drummer for The Doors). Once, when performing outside Los Angeles, they were approached by Thomas Dolby, whose first big hit was She Blinded Me with Science. We had no idea who this guy was, Mr. Doucet says. But he wanted them to play on his record. He sent a car for them, and BeauSoleil recorded Silk Pyjamas with him. We had to much fun, he says. Hes a wild genius kind of guy. Years later, he adds, Mr. Dolby called and said he was playing at the Voodoo Festival in New Orleans and asked if theyd sit in with him. They did. Its great fun how people come along, youve met and befriended along the way. They dont really change (even with fame.) Its just them, just musicians. A lifetime of musicLike so many in Southwest Louisiana, Mr. Doucet, who was born in 1951, grew up surrounded by music. He says as a boy he wanted a guitar because he was fascinated with Elvis. I used to do his songs when I was 5, he says. His Uncle Tee-Will played fiddle and bass and showed him how to play fiddle when Mr. Doucet was maybe 8 or 12. He showed me three songs, but I could never bring the instrument home, he says. Instead, he played trumpet and guitar. He didnt have a violin until he was 21, when he found his uncles old one under a bed, in pieces, and put it back together again. I played a gig two weeks later, he says. That fiddle is now in the Louisiana State Museum, next to an accordion belonging to the zydeco great, the late Clifton Chenier. Mr. Doucet received a Folk Arts Apprenticeship from the National Endowment for the Arts and studied Cajun music with other fiddlers in Southwest Louisiana including Dewey Balfa, Dennis McGee and Canray Fontenot. How does this song go? hed ask them, and theyd say, Like this, and play it. They would never extrapolate; you have to learn it on your own, he says. Thats why its so different and so individual. None of this was ever explained and none of this was remotely documented. Thats been my lifes passion and work, to figure all this out. In the late 1970s, the bands passion was to revitalize that music for Louisiana, not anywhere else, he says. Our idea was to get the music in the schools and educate the kids about it. Its always with the youth, if a cultures going to survive. He taught young students and even taught a college course at what is now ULL, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Then BeauSoleil decided to bring its music to the world. The band has since played in every state at least three times including North Dakota, Mr. Doucet says and in 36 countries. It performed on the final season of the HBO series Treme. Its had numerous Grammy nominations and won two Grammy Awards, including one in 2008 for B est Cajun Music Album, a category that no longer exists. (Mr. Doucet also received a Grammy nomination for his solo album, From Now On, in 2009.) We continue to play, thats what we do, he says about BeauSoleil. Its a vital part of the everyday enjoyment of life. This is really American music. Its music that moves you. BeauSoleil>> When: 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17 >> Where: Centers for the Performing Arts Bonita Springs, Hinman Auditorium >> Cost: $45, $40, $35 >> Info: 495-8989 or COURTESY PHOTOBANDFrom page 1 Michael Doucet on violin, David Doucet on guitar and Tommy Alesi on drums.


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C6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYTHEATERThe Foreigner By FGCUs TheatreLab Feb.1 7-26 at the universitys Art Complex. 10501 FGCU Blvd. 590-7268 or Amadeus By TheatreZone through Feb. 19 at G&L Theatre. 13275 Livingston Road. (888) 966-3352 or You Cant Take It With You By The Studio Players through Feb. 26 at Golden Gate Community Centers Joan Jenks Auditorium. 398-9192 or www. Cookin With Gus By The Marco Players through Feb. 26 at The Marco Players Theater. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or Dead Accounts By The Naples Players through Feb. 26 at the Sugden Community Theater. 263-7990 or www. The Hound of the Baskervilles By Gulfshore Playhouse through March 12 at The Norris Center. (844) 811-4111 or Burn This By Laboratory Theater of Florida through Feb. 25. 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. 218-0841 or To Kill a Mockingbird By Florida Repertory Theatre through March 8 in the historic Arcade Theater. 2267 Bay St., Fort Myers. 332-4488 or Madness By Florida Repertory Theatre through March 12 in the ArtStage Studio Theatre, Fort Myers. 332-4488 or, Fresh NCH Farmers Market posts up at the hospital systems central campus from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 2157 Pine Ridge Road. Tile Time Jewish Congregation of Marco Island hosts mahjong from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 991 Winterberry Drive. 3897872 or Trunk Show Lux Boutique in Venetian Village welcomes designer Katherine Way and her spring collection of resort wear from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 2632557 or History Lecture FGCUs Renaissance Academy presents a lecture about the collapse of the Hapsburg Empire from 1:30-3 p.m. at the universitys Naples campus. $20 for members, $25 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or Film and Discussion The Holocaust Museum & Education Center presents a screening and discussion of Watchers of the Sky from 5-7 p.m. at the center. The film tells the story of the forgotten life of Raphael Lemkin, who created the word genocide. 4760 Tamiami Trail N. 2639200 or Third Thursday Third Avenue South hosts live music by Greg & Claudia in the Fleischmann Courtyard from 5-8 p.m. 4346533 or Giving Trees Naples Zoo hosts a lecture with John Leary, executive director of Trees for the Future, from 6-8 p.m. Free for members, $10 for others. 2625409 or A Stand-Up Crowd The Upright Citizens Brigade performs at 6 and 8:30 p.m. at ArtisNaples. 596-1900 or www. Fairy Crossing Learn to make fairy gardens from 6-8 p.m. at Marbella Lakes clubhouse. $30, supplies included. Reservations required. (440) 576-7711 or Masterworks Naples Philharmonic performs Dvorks Eighth Symphony at 8 p.m. at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or FRIDAY2.17Art Lecture FGCUs Renaissance Academy hosts a lecture about contemporary artist-run spaces in Philadelphia from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the universitys Naples center. $40 for members, $47 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or Learning Naples Botanical Garden hosts a lecture about Native American ethnobotany from 1-3 p.m. $15 for members, $20 for others. 643-7275 or Art Reception Mary Martin Gallery host a reception for photographer Michael Kahns newest works from 5-9 p.m. 365 Fifth Ave. S. 234-6161 or www. Live Music Reggae band The Freecoasters perform from 6-9 p.m. at Miromar Outlets. Free. 948-3766 or Acadian Sound BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet performs at 7 p.m. at Center for the Arts Bonita Springs. $35-$45. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www. See story on page C1.Vocal Concert Singer Moreno Fruzzetti performs at 7 p.m. today and Saturday, Feb. 18, in the ballroom at Verona Walk Town Center. $25. 300-5664. Soul Night Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center hosts Aretha Franklin tribute ensemble Respect at 7:30 p.m. $44-$65. 11515 B onita Beach Road. 389-6901 or SATURDAY2.18The Big One Naples Art Association hosts the 38th annual Naples National Art Fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fifth Avenue South. Free. 262-6517 or Yard Sale Care Club of Collier County holds a yard sale with live music, food and activities from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the organizations headquarters to benefit its effort to provide adult daycare to people suffering from dementia. Free admission. 1800 Santa Barbara Blvd. 3531994 or For 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.orgTrekkin Take a guided hike and discover Colliers inland ecosystems from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Pepper Ranch Preserve. Free. 6315 Pepper Ranch Preserve. 252-2961 or Reception Marco Island Historical Museums hosts a reception for its permanent exhibition, Windows and Doors on History, from 1-3 p.m. Free. 180 S. Heathwood Drive. 642-1440 or Lifelong Learning Naples Botanical Garden hosts a lecture about using food as medicine from 1-3 p.m. $15 for members, $20 for others. 643-7275 or Brew at the Zoo Riptide Brewing Co. hosts raffles, live music, trivia games and more while providing a fresh batch of Uno Ale from 1 p.m. to close to benefit Naples Zoos Florida panther program. 987 Third Ave. N. 228-6533 or Art Talk Digital photographer Karyn Rosenthal presents Journeying within the Human Landscape from 2-3 p.m. at Arsenault Studio & Banyan Arts Gallery. Free, reservations required. 1199 Third St. St. 263-1214 or www.arsenaultgallery. com. Stargazing Look up with the Everglades Astronomical Society and enjoy constellation tours and an interpretative presentation starting at 7:30 p.m. at Collier-Seminole State Park. Free with park entry fee. 20200 Tamiami Trail E. 394-3397 or The Man Comedian Rich Vos (WTF with Marc Maron, My Wife Hates Me) tonight and Sunday, Feb. 19, at Off the Hook Comedy Club. Check website for prices and showtimes. 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 389-6901 oe Winter Escape Ave Maria brings the Warmest Winter Ever to the Town Center from 3-6 p.m. Free. 352-3903 or Concert Naples Music Club performs a concert entitled Celebrating the Classics and Beyond at 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church. 3849205 or SUNDAY2.19Om 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. En Plein Air Artists line the sidewalks of Third Avenue South and paint the thoroughfares captivating scenes all day starting at 10 a.m. today and Monday, Feb. 20. 434-6533 or 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 Foreign Film FGCUs Renaissance Academy screens Captain Pantoja & The Special Services (Spain, 2000) at 2 p.m. at the universitys Naples campus. A very serious Peruvian army captain is assigned to set up a special service to satisfy the sexual needs of soldiers in a remote jungle outpost. $6 for members, $8 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or Piano Concert Piano superstar Lang Lang performs at 7 p.m. at Artis Naples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples. org. Jazz Night Covenant Church of Naples hosts its annual From Jazz to Broadway concert featuring singer Glory Crampton at 7 p.m. to benefit Laces of Love. $50-$150. 6926 Trail Blvd. 495-1954 or MONDAY2.20Book Talk Collier County Jewish Book Festival welcomes Steven Gaines (One of These Things First) and Julie Tarney (My Son Wears Heels), both of whom specialize in LGBTQ topics, at 7 p.m. at Jewish Federation of Collier County. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 263-4205 or Film for Film Lovers Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens Phoenix (Germany, 2014) at 7 p.m. A disfigured Holocaust survivor tries to find out whether her lover betrayed her. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or Slavic Song CAPA presents a Celebration of Eastern European Song with voice and piano duo Svetlana and Milana Strezeva and violinist Daniela Shtereva at 7:30 p.m. at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $10-$40. 2408 Linwood Ave. 75-2800 or www. Twyla, Twyla American dance legend Twyla Tharpe continues the celebration of her companys 50th year with a special performance at 8 p.m. at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOBOB KELLY / COURTESY PHOTOThe Studio Players present You Cant Take It With You on select dates through Feb. 26 at the Golden Gate Community Center. The play is a 1937 Pulitzer Prize-winner that also garnered an Academy Award for Best Picture for its 1938 film adaptation. The cast of goofy characters includes the government Agent (Cindy Hines) and Grandpa Martin (Stan Zawatsky). See story on page C16 for show times and ticket information.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOTUESDAY2.21Nature Talk Naples Preserve hosts a lecture about swamp survival at 10 a.m. Free. 1690 Tamiami Trail E. 2614290. Political Talk South Regional Library hosts a lecture about the rise of populism at 10:30 a.m. Free, reservations required. 8065 Lely Cultural Blvd. 2527542 or Pioneering Woman Museum of the Everglades kicks off its 10th annual Marjory Stoneman Douglas Festival with a luncheon at 10:45 a.m. at Everglades Isle. The festival continues through Feb. 25 with lectures, educational exhibits, guided walks and excursions and more. 105 W. Broadway, Everglades City. 6950008 or Lunch & Learn Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center hosts a lecture about acoustics and fishery ecology from noon to 1 p.m. $15, lunch from Carrabas Italian Grill included. 530-5972 or Best Thing ArtisNaples presents a tribute performance of Elton Johns classic Madison Square Garden set list at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. 597-1900 or Outdoor Movie Bring a blanket or chair and settle in for a free screening of The Jungle Book at 6:30 p.m. on the lawn at Mercato. 254-1080 or www. Toe Tappin Recreation Tappers of Southwest Florida perform at 6:30 p.m. outside the Sugden Community Theater. Free. 642-8612 or See story on page A1.Nature Talk Mote Marine Labs Randall Wells talks about bottlenose dolphins at 6:30 p.m. at Conservancy of Southwest Florida. Free for members, $10 for others. 403-4207 or Broadway Night TheatreZone presents actor/singer Larry Alexander in a program of works by Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Cole Porter and more at 8 p.m. at the G&L Theatre. 13275 Livingston Road. $50-$100. (888) 966-3352 or Time with the Maestro Opera Naples welcomes long-time Juilliard violin professor Lewis Kaplan at 8 p.m. at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $19-$59. 2408 Linwood Ave. 9639050 or Yoga Instructors from greenmonkey yoga lead a sandy session at 9 a.m. at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park. $5 plus park entry fee. 598-1938 or COMING UPNature Talk Learn about gopher tortoises role as a keystone species at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park. Free with park entry fee. 597-6196 or Art Doc Marco Island Center for the Arts screens Pete Seeger: The Power of Song from 10 a.m. to noon at Marco Movies. Free. 599 S. Collier Blvd. 6421111 or American Complicity Hodges University presents a lecture about how Standard Oil and General Electric contributed to Nazi Germanys rearmament from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Feb. 23. $10. 2655 North2.17-26 Ever wonder what conclusions strangers would draw about you if you refused to speak? Find out when FGCUs TheatreLab presents playwright Larry Shues acclaimed comedy,The Foreigner, Feb.1726, at the universitys Art Complex. ReCreation Tappers bring their fancy footwork to the outdoor stage at the Sugden Community Theater for a free performance starting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. See story on page A1. Mary Martin Gallery invites the public to the opening reception for an exhibit of new works by photographer Michael Kahn from 5-7 p.m. Friday. Included in the exhibit is American Beauty, shown here. 365 Fifth Ave. S. #SIP IT Savor a house-brewed Uno Ale and have fun with food trucks, trivia games, raffles and more to support The Naples Zoos Florida panther conservation program from 1 p.m. to close on Saturday at Riptide Brewing Co. 2.17 Laissez les bon temp rouler when Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet brings its blend of zydeco, swamp pop, New Orleans jazz and country to the Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs on Friday evening. See story on page C1. See stars when members of the Everglades Astronomical Society share their knowledge and their fancy telescopes with the public starting at 7:30 p.m. Saturday (weather permitting) at Collier-Seminole State Park.


C8 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Naples Womans Club ~ 570 Park St., Naples Across from Von Liebig Art CenterFree Parking Lot on 6th Ave South (off Park St & E Lake Drive) 10am 5pm Friday, February 17th through Sunday, March 5thMany Stunning Tablecloths & Wonderful New Acrylic-coated Designs. See our Larger-than-ever selection of Closeouts and Markdowns! Tablecloths from $29 to $299 French Table Linens Warehouse Sale 860-876-0800OR BUY ONLINE ~ WHAT TO DObrooke Drive. 598-6153 or Talk Naples Regional Library hosts former Secret Service agent and author Tom Sloan (Guardians of Democracy) at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23. 650 Central Ave. 262-4130 or www.collierlibrary. org. Stitches in Time The Naples Quilters Guild hosts its annual show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at New Hope Ministries. $7. 7675 Davis Blvd. www. Chickee Chat Naples Historical Society welcomes veterinarian John Lanier with a program about keeping your pets safe from harmful plants and pests at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 24. Free for members, $8 for others. 137 12th Ave. S. 261-8164 or Jewelry Audreys Attic hosts a preview of jeweler Mascha Archers newest creations from noon to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24. Free. 104 10th St. N. 4038322 or Author Talk Silverspot Cinema hosts a reception and screening of Year by the Sea, followed by a Q&A with author Laura Goodenow at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24. 592-0300 or gm@silverspot. net. Florida History Learn about the prehistoric inhabitants that pre-date the Calusa at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at Island Caf in Everglades City. Free, reservations required. 305 Collier Ave. 695-2905 or Live Music Electric Lipstick performs from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at Miromar Outlets. Free. 948-3766 or Ellas Night Jazz singer Jane Monheit performs Ella Fitzgerald classics at 6 and 8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or Musical Improv Master improvisors contrive an off-the-cuff musical production in Broadways Next Hit Musical at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at Center for the Arts Bonita Springs. $37$47. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or For 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 Saturday, Feb. 25. $40. 300 Tower Road. 530-5940 or www.rookerybay.orgBaubles for Days Naples Art, Antique & Jewelry show returns at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 and continues through Tuesday, Feb. 28 with pieces that will satisfy everyone from novice collectors to museum curators. $20. 850 Goodlette-Frank Road. Kids Art Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park presents its fourth annual childrens art show featuring work from Collier County elementary students from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 and 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26. Free with park entry. 597-6196 or Art Show The Marjory Stoneman Douglas Festival concludes with an art show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 at Museum of the Everglades. 105 W. Broadway. 695-2905 or Finger Licking BBQ Ave Maria hosts Blues, Brews and BBQ from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Ave Maria Town Center. Free entry. 352-3903 or Come The Brides Bridal Blast 2017 brings the areas top wedding vendors to Germain Arena from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25. $5. www.bridalblastfla. com. The Dark Knight Barnes & Noble hosts Batman-themed LEGO activities for kids at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25. 5985200 or More Bluegrass Flashback performs with Richard Bennet, Ron Rigsby, Phil Leadbetter, Stuart Wyrick and Curt Chapman at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $28-$33. 2408 Linwood Ave. www. Gypsy Sound Velvet Caravan performs music rooted in Gypsy and Latin jazz at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $25-$35. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or Paws Up Woofstock returns to Mercato with live music, pet vendors, rescue groups, craft beer from Bone Hook Brewing Co. and the Human Society Naples adoption bus from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26. $5, proceeds benefit Human Society Naples. 254-1080 or Choral Concert Voices of Naples annual scholarship winners perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, at Naples United Church of Christ. 5200 Crayton Road. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. 455-2582 or Habaero Enjoy jazz selections from the 1954 musical film Carmen Jones, based on Bizets Carmen, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or The Velvet Voice Johnny Mathis performs at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, at Artis Naples. 597-1900 or Film Beth Tikvahs Naples Jewish Film Festival screens On the Map (2016) at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, at Sugden Community Theater. A documentary about how the 1977 Tel Aviv Maccabi basketball team toppled the defending champions to bring the European Cup to Israel. Subscriptions start at $100. 434-1818 or Food Lit Collier County Jewish Book Festival presents famed breakfast chef Ina Pinkney (Inas Kitchen: Taste Memories and Recipes from the Breakfast Queen) at 9 a.m. Monday, Feb. 27, at the Hilton Naples. $36, ticket must be purchased before Feb. 23. 263-4205 or Film Italian Cultural Society screens Viaggio Sola (Italy, 2013) at 6:45 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, at The Norris Center. A 40-something luxury hotel reviewer ponders her single life. $5. 755 Eighth Ave. S. Big Band Concert The Stardust Memories Big Band performs from 7-9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, in the band shell at Cambier Park. Free. 823-7240.Nature Talk Naples Preserve hosts a lecture about links between freshwater fish and shorebirds at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28. Free. 1690 Tamiami Trail E. 2614290. Piano Concert Yu Chu, winner of Heida Hermanns International Piano Competition, performs at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, at Naples Botanical Garden. $90 for members, $100 for oth-


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 C9 AUTHENTIC RECIPES. FRESH INGREDIENTS. 4255 TAMIAMI TRAIL NORTH | NAPLES, FL 34103 239.302.1444 | @FELIPESNAPLES Friday Feb. 17th is Our Monthly Fiesta Day! COMPLIMENTARY MARGARITAMention or present ad to receive one house margarita with purchase of food. Expires 2/28/17. HAVE YOU TRIED OUR FAMOUS MARGARITAS YET? HAPPY HOUR Located at The Hilton Naples | 5111 Tamiami Trail North Reservations 239.430.4999 | Private Dining 239.659.3176 Now Available for Lunch & Happy Hour Happy Hour: 7 Days A Week | 3-6pm New Bar Appetizers | New Craft CocktailsShulas Happy Hour Just Got A Lot HappierPHOTO BY: LIVING LOCAL. A Legend in the Making! Shulas Mushroom Swiss Burgersauteed mushrooms, swiss cheese | served with steak fries or sweet potato friesplus tax & gratuity$15 WHERE TO GOers. 643-7275 or Opening Reception Arsenault Studio & Banyan Arts Gallery hosts a reception for Jump Up!, an exhibition featuring works that celebrate Southern spirit by artists Paul Arsenault, Juan Diaz, James P. Kerr, Jean-Daniel Dornevil, and Brian Perrymond from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28. Free, reservations required. 1199 Third St. S. 263-1214 or www.arsenaultgallery. com. Big Laughs Improv comedy institution The Second City performs at 6 and 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, at Artis Naples. 597-1900 or Ballet Night Miami City Ballet performs works by Balanchine, Weldon and more with accompaniment from the Naples Philharmonic at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples. org. Vocal Concert Soprano Angela Meade performs at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $45-$95. 2408 Linwood Ave. 9639050 or, Yeah! The Dan Heck Trio performs classic and current jazz at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $10-$40. 2408 Linwood Ave. 775-2900 or www. Book Talk Collier County Jewish Book Festival presents debut novelists Victoria Kelly (Mrs. Houdini), Jennifer Brown (Modern Girls) and Martha Hall Kelly (Lilac Girls) at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 2, at Beth Tikvah. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. 1459 Pine Ridge Road. 263-4205 or Sunset Concert Friends of Lovers Key presents local singer/songwriters Mike McMillian, Bill Metts and Karen Cohen from 4:30 p.m. to sunset Thursday, March 2. Free with regular park entry. 463-4588 or on the Marsh Florida Gulf Coast University hosts biologist Gary Lamberti with The Global Water Crisis at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 2, at Naples Botanical Garden. Free, but registration encouraged. 325-1365 or www. Lady The Betty Fox Band performs at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 2, on the lawn at Mercato. Free. 253-1080 or How Does Your Garden Grow Calusa Garden Club hosts its annual flower show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday, March 3-5, at Marco Island Center for the Arts. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or Author Event Friends of the Library of Collier County hosts a luncheon with author Karin Slaughter (The Kept Woman) at noon on Friday, March 3, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. $140-$180. 262-8135 or For 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 Saturday, March 4. $40. 300 Tower Road. 530-5940 or Show Marco Island Center for the Arts hosts fine artists and artisans selling their works from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 4-5. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or www. Ticket to India India Association of Fort Myers hosts India Fest with food, music, dance and vendors from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at Estero Community Center. $5. Cheers for Beers North Naples Rotary Club hosts Naples Craft Beer Fest with samples of dozens of microbrews, food pairings, live entertainment and more form noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at Bayfront. $55. 250-5085 or Showstopper The Hit Men perform with the Naples Philharmonic at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or Chamber Concert Members of Naples Philharmonic perform works by Reicha and Beethoven at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 5. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples. org. Mirror, Mirror Project HELP presents its sixth annual production of Eve Enslers The Vagina Monolgues at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 5, at the Sugden Community Theater. $60. 649-1404 or Free Concert Naples Big Band performs from 7-9 p.m. Monday, March 6, at Cambier Parks band shell. 348-3765 or Cruisin Smokey Robinson performs at 8 p.m. Monday, March 6, at Artis Naples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples. org. Bluegrass band Flashback performs with Richard Bennet, Ron Rigsby, Phil Leadbetter, Stuart Wyrick and Curt Chapman at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $28-$33. 2408 Linwood Ave.


C10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Information: (561) 746-6615A Howard Alan EventArtFestival.comFebruary 18th 19th Sat./Sun. 10am 5pmCoconut Point Art FestivalFashion Drive in Estero, FLOutdoors at the Coconut Point MallFree Admission11TH ANNUAL 5 5p m ARTS COMMENTARYIf you want some laughs, Hound of the Baskervilles is a no-brainerImagine Monty Python deciding to put on a play about Sherlock Holmes, and youll have a good idea what Gulfshore Playhouses The Hound of the Baskervilles is like. From the first minute the actors step foot onstage, insanity ensues. If youre a fervent Sherlockian purist, youll likely be disappointed, as the play lurches and weaves like a drunkard, far from the original serious tone of the stories. But its gleeful entertainment for the rest of us. Steven Canny and John Nicholson, who adapted Sir Arthur Conan Doyles novel into this loopy spoof, seem to have taken more than a couple of pages from Monty Pythons playbook: There are puns, word play, funny walks and funny faces, over-thetop accents, obviously fake beards and wigs, visual jokes, men dressed as women and conversations filled with confusion and misunderstanding. Jeffrey Binder plays Sherlock Holmes with smugness, often exasperated with his somewhat dim-witted sidekick, Watson (James David Larson), who, unlike the Great Detective, cannot deduce everything about a person and his history with just a glance. Watson at one point wails, I hate puzzles! and you can empathize with him. When Sherlock sends him on a mission, he determines to make a list of all the suspicious suspects which pretty much winds up being everyone he meets. And Phillip Taratula plays Henry Baskerville, a man whose life is in danger. Holmes and Watson attempt to figure out who is killing all the Baskervilles, before this last one is also killed. Mr. Taratula portrays the character with affable good charm, oblivious to any dangers around him. All three actors also play a variety of other characters as well, populating the stage with strange people. This trio seems to specialize in oddity. The set, designed by Kristen Martino, is a study in sepia. A dozen empty frames hang on a brick wall with a jumble of bookcases, boxes and suitcases below. Various lamps, candlesticks and books fill the bookcases. Ms. Martino gives us a stage within a stage, which is appropriate, because the actors not only break the fourth wall from time to time to speak to the audience, but also break character, acting as themselves. (Yet it is all scripted.) Costume designer Robin L. McGee keeps with the sepia theme, dressing the three in various shades of earth tones and plaids. Perhaps the idea was to make the play look like an old photograph come to life. Holmes has his long coat with half-cape and deerstalker hat. Watson wears a three-piece suit. But Baskerville? Hes in a pair of plaid golf pants and clashing argyle socks. Director Andrew Paul has directed previous sold-out runs of The Hound of the Baskervilles (Nevada Conservatory Theatre in Las Vegas and at Kinetic Theatre in Pittsburgh), and his experience with this off-the-wall comedy shows, in both the overall feel of the play and in the details. Theres a nice montage of humorous scenes depicting a long train ride (though the timing with the lighting could be slightly better) and a clever bit of physical comedy that involves characters climbing through a window. Mr. Binder provides some memorable over-the-top moments as two different women and has a dying scene that had me in stitches, while Mr. Taratula proves himself to be the master of funny faces in a scene where he pretends to be a series of family portraits. The two also have a nice turn with a tango. Mr. Larson, whose experience includes a national tour of Monty Pythons Spamalot, has the role of straight man, perpetually puzzled and put upon. If this play included pies in the face, Mr. Larson would be the unfortunate recipient. But he does get some great lines in. (Holmes: Are you oxymoronic? Watson: Or completely moronic?) There are so many one-liners in this play that some were overlooked by the audience. (For example, when Watson and Baskerville exit the train, two local yokels see them, and exclaim, Look! There are two posh nobs getting off together!) Sound designer Christopher Colucci provides some sparkling creative sound effects (the sound of a game show in one instance, and billiard balls clacking against each other in another). The show makes use of minimal props (a door, a chair, a fireplace with mantle) but unfortunately, unless youre seated directly in the middle of The Norris Center, you can see a stagehand bringing them into the wings from backstage. While this is a show that delights in pulling back the curtain, so to speak, because its obviously people putting on a show, this view is unintentional and takes away a little of the magic. If youre in need of a good laugh, The Hound of the Baskervilles definitely provides them. Its silly, its surprising and, at times, smart. You might find yourself agreeing with the character who says, It all seems nonsense to me. It is, but itll make you laugh. The Hound of the Baskervilles>> Who: Gulfshore Playhouse >> When: Through March 12 >> Where: The Norris Center, Naples >> Cost: $20 to $64 >> Info: (866) 811-4111 or BINDER TARATULA LARSON PEDRO ZEPEDA / COURTESY PHOTOJames David Larson, Phillip Taratula and Jeffrey Binder.


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C12 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY PUZZLES By Linda ThistlePlace a number in the empty boxes in such a way that each row across, each column down and each small 9-box square contains all of the numbers from one to nine.Sponsored By:Difficulty level: THE BROOKLYN SOUND HOROSCOPESAQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) This is a good time for the usually serious-minded Aquarian to let loose and enjoy some fun times. Expect to get good news about a workplace issue.PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Changed plans might upset some people, but your needs should be respected. Offer explanations when necessary. But dont let yourself be talked into changing your decisions. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) The adventurous Aries wont be disappointed with taking on a new challenge, despite some initial misgivings. Look for this move to open other opportunities down the line.TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) Let that beautiful Bovine smile not only put you at ease, but also show that youre ready, willing and more than able to confound the naysayers around you. A new admirer has important news.GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Be careful how you handle a relationship that youre hoping to save. You already have the facts on your side. Avoid weakening your position by embellishing it with unnecessary dramatics.CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Taking definitive stands isnt easy for the often-wavering Moon Child. But you not only need to stay with your decision, but also reassure others it was the right thing to do. LEO (July 23 to August 22) As a proud Lion, youre right to be upset about those who might be lying about you to others. But the best revenge is proving them wrong by succeeding at what you set out to do.VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Caution is still advised before making a financial commitment to a promising project. Look for the facts behind the fluff. Devote the weekend to loved ones.LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) A Taurus offers comfort and advice as you deal with an upsetting event. Use this as a learning experience that will help you avoid similar problems in the future.SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) A romantic situation creates some chaos for single Scorpions. But its well worth the effort to work things out. A trusted friend can offer some helpful advice.SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) Expect to make new friends as your social circle expands. Also, remember to tell that family member how proud you are of his or her achievements.CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) New ventures continue to be favored. And with your selfconfidence rising all the time, youll want to see how well you can do with a new challenge. So, go to it. BORN THIS WEEK: You have a gift for bringing people together. You would make a fine judge or counselor. SEE ANSWERS, C11 SEE ANSWERS, C11


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 C13 SUBLIME FANTASTIC 26795 South Bay Drive Bonita Springs, Florida 34134Shop, dine andONE-OF-A-KIND DESTINATIONS.! The exhibition includes large-scale installations, gallery works, Boxs own compositions as well as collaborative works with his wife Jennifer and world-renowned origami artists Robert J. Lang, Te Jui Fu, and Michael G. LaFosse. Related family activities, lectures, and workshops accompany the exhibition.See additional Origami in the Garden works at ArtisNaples, The Baker Museum.Origami in the Garden is presented in partnership with ArtisNaples, The Baker Museum. Please visit or call 239.597.1900 for exhibition details. 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The Garden will be open late until 8pm, with the last ticket sold at 7pm, on the evenings listed above with regular Garden admission.Garden Members: Free / Adult Non-Members: $14.95 Children Non-Members (ages 4-14): $9.95 Children 3 and Under: Free CONTRACT BRIDGEAchieving the impossibleBY STEVE BECKEROne of the most remarkable hands on record is this gem, which appears in the book Reese on Play. Wests A-10-8-7 of diamonds over declarers J-9-6-5 appear to constitute two sure trump tricks. Even when all four hands are studied, the slam appears impossible to make. Nevertheless, the contract can be made. The play starts innocently enough when South wins the spade lead in his hand and leads a low diamond. West follows with the seven, and the queen wins as East shows out. Prospects for the slam, which appeared a moment before to be a near certainty, suddenly change to a near impossibility. No finesse against Wests potent holding is possible, and the contract seems doomed. Standard procedure in such situations calls for declarer to picture a hand West might have that would allow the contract to be made. South should conclude that his only chance lies in attempting to arrange an endplay that would snuff out one of Wests two seemingly sure trump tricks. The plan can succeed only if West has a hand where he has to follow suit as the winners in each side suit are cashed. At the same time, South must reduce his trump length to equal Wests. Accordingly, at trick three the ace of hearts is cashed, and a low heart is ruffed. Three rounds of clubs are taken, and the jack of hearts is ruffed. Two high spades are then cashed, ending in dummy. Ten tricks have now been played. Dummy has the king of hearts and K-3 of diamonds, while South has the J-9-6 of diamonds and West the A-10-8. The king of hearts is led next, and South trumps it with the jack. If West overruffs, he has no safe return. If he underruffs, he scores only his ace of trumps. 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C14 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY NAPLES ARTASSOCIATION 585 Park St., Naples 34102 | 239.262.6517 | NaplesArt.orgLinda Soderquist Susans Turtle Tara Funk Grim Ibis A must-see event thanks to the high quality of the art, the engaging personalities of the artists and the festive atmosphere. The Naples National has been ranked among the top 10 festivals in the nation for the past seven years. Dont miss the #3 Ranked Art Show in the US!February 18 & 19 10:00 am 5:00 pm Cambier ParkComplimentary Bike Valet supplied by Naples Pathway Coalition Sponsored by: 5th ANNUAL OF COLLIER COUNTYMARCH 7, 20177:30 PMArtisNaples PLEASE JOIN US AS WE CELEBRATE GREAT FUTURES Call 239-325-1765 or E-mail by February 21, 2017 FEATURING SPECIAL GUESTAndre Reed NFL HALL OF FAMER AND BOYS & GIRLS CLUB ALUMNI GENEROUS SUPPORT BYArtisNaplesMEDIA SPONSOR FILM CAPSULESThe Comedian (Robert De Niro, Leslie Mann, Edie Falco) Struggling stand-up comic Jackie Burke (Mr. De Niro) bickers with his agent (Ms. Falco) and finds a kindred spirit in a woman he meets in a soup kitchen (Ms. Mann). The jokes are hit and miss, the story labors and ultimately, Jackie is too pigheaded to root for. Rated R. A Dogs Purpose (Britt Robertson, Dennis Quaid, voice of Josh Gad) The soul of a dog (Mr. Gad) is reincarnated over four lifetimes, touching different humans in the process. It might appeal to kids, but anyone else even dog lovers will find the manipulative, forced drama tough to stomach. Rated PG.20th Century Women (Annette Bening, Lucas Jade Zumann, Elle Fanning) In 1979, a singer mother (Ms. Bening) asks two female friends (Ms. Fanning and Greta Gerwig) to help her 15yearold son (Mr. Zumann) become a man. Ms. Bening leads the stellar ensemble in this wonderful coming of age story that sublimely captures the travails of adolescence and the spirit of the 0s. Dont miss it! Rated R.Silence (Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson) Director Martin Scorseses latest follows two priests (Mr. Garfield and Mr. Driver) as they travel to Japan to find their mentor (Mr. Neeson). It notably lacks Mr. Scorseses dynamic style, and as a result is a dull bore of 161 minutes. Rated R.Hidden Figures (Octavia Spencer, Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae) African-American women and brilliant mathematicians Katherine (Ms. Henson), Dorothy (Ms. Spencer) and Mary (Ms. Monae) play integral roles in launching astronaut John Glenn into outer space in the early s. It hits the racial plights you expect and have seen before, but the performances are solid and it tells a great (true) story about three tremendous women. Rated PG.Fences (Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Jovan Adepo) In 1950s Pittsburgh, Troy (Mr. Washington) is an unhappy father and husband who blames racism for derailing his promising baseball career. Washington does double duty as actor and director, and his performance alongside Davis is tremendous. Both are shoo-ins for Oscar acting nominations. Rated PG-13.Passengers (Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen) On a space ship, Jim (Mr. Pratt) and Aurora (Ms. Lawrence) wake 90 years before their scheduled arrival to their new destination. Its slow, predictable, and thoroughly mediocre. More comic relief is sorely needed, especially from the two leads. Rated PG-13.Jackie (Natalie Portman, Billy Crudup, Peter Sarsgaard) Former First Lady Jackie Kennedy (Ms. Portman) speaks with a journalist (Mr. Crudup) about the days following her husbands murder in November 1963. Ms. Portmans performance and the natural intrigue we have about this time in Jackies life will be enough for most to enjoy it; take note, though, that some of whats on screen is not taken from verified true events. Rated R.


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C16 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 1 800 rent-a-car Reference Account # FLAWEEK to receive a 10% Florida Weekly discount. Applies to Economy through Minivan vehicles reserved in advance for rentals up to 30 days at all Southwest Florida locations. Rates are as posted at time of reservation at or by calling 1 800 rent-a-car. Rental must end by December 31, 2017. Offer may not be used with other coupons, offers or discounted rates. Vehicles are subject to availability. Standard rental qualications apply. Offer does not apply to taxes, surcharges, recovery fees, and optional products and services including damage waiver at $18.99 or less per day. Check your auto insurance policy an d/or credit card agreement for rental vehicle coverage. Other restrictions, including holiday and blackout dates, may apply. Pickup and drop-off service is subject to geographic and other restrictions. Void where prohibited. Original coupon must be redeemed at time of rental. Pick-up subject to geographic and other restrictions. Enterprise, Well Pick You Up and the e logo are registered trademarks of Enterprise Rent-A-Car. 2016 Enterprise Rent-A-Car. H00616 8/16 PREMIUM SERVICE AND NON-ETHANOL FUEL LESS THAN 10 MINUTES FROM GORDON PASS! Non-ethanol fuel with ValvTect additive OPEN TO THE PUBLICHamiltonH arborYachtClu uelDock Take yourself to Golden Gate for You Cant Take It With You BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.comIf theres one common experience mankind shares, its family dysfunction. Whether its a conspiracy theorist for an uncle or a socially awkward sibling, everyone can relate to their own particular tribes brand of lunacy and a reluctance to share it with newcomers. In The Studio Players newest production, You Cant Take It With You, theatergoers can commiserate with a newly engaged couple that dreads and survives the joining of their two misfit clans. The play, running on select dates through Feb. 26 at Golden Gate Community Center, is a 1937 Pulitzer Prizewinner that also garnered an Academy Award for Best Picture for its 1938 film adaptation. At the center of a goofy array of characters are Alice Sycamore and Tony Kirby, whose monumental task is to meld her misfit relations with his straitlaced family at her home. Love does win the day, but not without all manner of hijinks, from class tension and federal agents to embarrassing parlor games, accidental explosions and an eccentric Russian ballet instructor. Stacey Boisvert, who plays Alice, said the play is idealistic and reflects the period it was written. Between gender roles and Alices job as a secretary who wants to marry her boss son, the play is more feel-good that modern audiences often encounter and its part of its charm. Its not simplistic but it is idealistic, more than we are currently when it comes to romance and the roles of men and women, the actress said. (Alice) definitely adores Tony and I think has found some sort of kindred spirit in him The most wonderful thing that happens for her is that she realizes both families can be together and she can be with the person she loves. The feeling is mutual and Tony, who as a wealthy scion is ready to take up BOB KELLY /COURTESY PHOTOTony Kirby (Kevin Hendricks) and Alice Sycamore (Stacey Boisvert) are a young couple trying to bring together her eccentric family with his strait-laced one.


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C18 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Classical PianistsIN THE GARDENConnecticut Alliance for Music (CAM), in association with Naples Botanical Garden and Patron of the Arts, Kristin Foster, is proud to announce the inaugural season of Classical Pianists in the Garden. The three-recital series will feature rst-prize winners from CAMs prestigious Heida Hermanns International Piano Competition. The Garden will close at 5pm and re-open at 5:30pm for pre-reception; concert is at 6:30pm in Kapnick Hall. Tickets are $90 per concert for Garden Members and $100 per concert for Non-Members; ticket price includes pre-reception with hors doeuvres and cash bar. Advanced tickets are required; please visit to purchase your tickets and to view each concerts program. 4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples, FL 34112 / 877.433.1874 / NAPLESGARDEN.ORG Classical Pianists in the Garden is generously supported by Kristin Foster and the Connecticut Alliance for Music. 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The lineup of performers includes Broadway veteran Glory Crampton (The Phantom of the Opera, The Fantasticks); the womens a cappella group BLING!; the gospel group Higher Ground; trumpeter Dan Miller, who has performed with Harry Connick Jr. and Wynton Marsallis; saxophonist Lew Del Gatto, who performed for 20 years with the Saturday Night Live Band; concert pianist Jodie DeSalvo; recording artist Robert Williamson; and the local duo Billy Dean and Dawn. Young musicians and singers who perform with the Naples Philharmonic will also take the stage. General admission tickets are $50; platinum tickets with reserved seating for the concert and an afterparty hosted by Norman Love Confections and Prestige Catering are $150. Tickets are available in advance by calling 495-1954 and will also be sold at the door. Laces of Love provides new shoes, especially sneakers, to low-income and disadvantaged children in Collier and Lee counties. For more information about Laces of L ove, visit CAPA presents mother-daughter duo for a musical tour of Eastern EuropeNext up in the Spectrum Series of concerts presented by the Cultural and Performing Arts Center is The Lana Do with A Celebration of Eastern European Song at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. Consisting of mother and daughter Svetlana and Milana Strezeva, The Lana Duo has performed throughout the United States and in the Ukraine, Romania, Moldova and China. Soprano Svetlana is a Laureate of the Tchaikovsky International Competition in Moscow; pianist Milana is a founding member of the Manhattan Piano Trio. For their CAPA appearance, the duo will be accompanied by violinist Daniela Shtereva. Tickets are $30 for adults, $10 for students and children, and $40 for VIP seating and a meetthe-artist reception. For tickets or more information call 7752800 or visit www. 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What can we get started for you? Stop by the Foundation any time for a cup of coee and conversation about your philanthropic plans, just like Dave and Jacque did. Judi is our next featured artist in the Community Hub exhibit series and a portion of her sales will help the Fund for the Arts in Southwest Florida. What a beautiful way to give back! Its eas y Wome n review t the gra n One of the newest members of the Foundation family met us bright and early with their rst cup of coee to share their personal and business giving goals. We cant wait to see where they will direct their giving, but we know they are ready to hit the ground running to make positive change in our community. Kellie is an angel of the Womens Legacy Fund. Several friends pitched in to surprise her as one of our WLF Angels because of all she does for our community. Although you will nd the NBC anchor involved in a variety of community events, she is best known for her support of childrens causes. She is from the neighborhood, now shes working to strengthen it. Dunbars Karen Watson is one of the founders of the Impact Dunbar Fund, a fund of the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, dedicated to funding ideas that ar e designed to build, inspire and challenge the women and girls of Dunbar to be their best. These two super smart entrepren e Ensite, Inc., a company dedicated t chosen to live, work, play and rais e of their business strategy is giving of education and sustainability, Advised Fund at the F o Richard and Cherrill love Bonita give to a fund for all things Bonit do and a special way to give b a


y to be part of the n s Legacy Fund, just join us, t he research and vote on n t cause areas every year. Need some guidance? Ask us about our Giving360 program. We will help you narrow down your values and interests just like we did with the Penuels. e urs Jon Romine and Brian Smith of t o creative sustainable design, have e their families here. A cornerstone back to the community in the areas so they established a Corporate o undation to do just that. Springs so they created a plan to a aer theyre gone. Its simple to a ck to the place they call home. This company may love the road, but they love people too! Hertz knows the importance of giving back, thats why they have an Employee Relief Fund to oer a way for employees to give to their colleagues in need whether here or across the country. Jim and Deb worked together to create a generosity mission statement with our Giving 360 program. Now they know exactly how they want to change the world and our community. Hint: they love family, value friendships, and support creativity and education. Grace, the mother of three girls and an estate planning aorney, knows the importance of long-t erm support for causes. Thats why she supports endowment so she can give today and support the future of women and girls here in perpetuity. When it comes to giving, Ellen and Dennis know how to seize the moment and plan ahead. Aer theyre gone, they know where their philanthropy and generousity will be directed. Its easy to do through a fund at the Southwest Florida Community Foundation and they say it is good knowing where its going.


On these pages you have seen a glimpse of people with big hearts who give for the love our community. To everyone who gives. and to the nonprots and advocates that dedicate their lives to the love of humanity, thank you. Giving in Southwest Florida is boundless and inspiring, so to read more, go to If youd like to know more about the many ways you can engage with the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, contact us, or email me at In Gratitude, Sarah Owen, President & CEO, Southwest Florida Community Foundation In Gratitu d e, Sa ra h Ow en Pr es id en t & CE O For more stories on giving, please visit There are so many easy ways to give to your community. Simply request or download our Guide to Giving on our website. Beeann Sherman can turn the world on with that smile, but more than that as a loyal and ongoing supporter of The Womens Legacy Fund, she has helped empower the lives of many women and girls through education, neighborhood services and mentoring opportunities. Her name suits her to a tee. Sunshine brings warmth and light to her giving and cares deeply for her community with a heart for palliative care. She chose Charitable Gi Annuities to help her change the world. This provides a way for her favorite nonprots to feel her love aer she is gone. A family that gives one of the founders of the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, Tom and his wife Ann share their spirit of giving with the entire Smoot clan. The family established a Scholarship Fund in honor of their parents which will help g enerations of students get to college. OUR COMMUNITY IS A PUBLICATION OF THE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION8771 College Parkway Building 2, Suite 201 Phone: (239) 274-5900www.FloridaCommunity.comThe Board of Trustees of the Southwest Florida Community Foundation is made up of community leaders who are representative of the communities we serve. Trustees approve all grants made by the Community Foundation and ensure that the organization meets all laws and legal requirements. Copyright OfficersGuy Whitesman, Chair Larry Hobbs, Vice Chair Sandy Robinson, Secretary-Treasurer Joseph Mazurkiewicz, Jr., Immediate Past ChairTrusteesAurora Badia Juan Bendeck Carolyn Conant Patricia K. Dobbins Kevin L. Erwin Craig Folk Chauncey Goss Dennie Hamilton Hon. Archie B. Hayward, Jr. Christopher Hill Mike Jung Hugh Kinsey, Jr. Howard Leland Alan Mandel Gail Markham Sarah Owen Dale Reiss Darren Robertshaw Robbie Roepstorff Jonathan Romine Gay Thompson Karson Turner Myra Hale Walters Rusty WhitleySenior Advisory TrusteesMarie M. Ackord Audrea Anderson Gary Aubuchon Jay A. Brett Robert da Frota Dawn-Marie Driscoll M. William Frey Chris A. Gair Sam Galloway, Jr. Charles K. Idelson David Lucas Melvin Morgan William T. Prather John W. Sheppard J. Tom Smoot, Jr. Gene Solomon A. Scott White


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For more information about the alliance, call 649-4145 or visit 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, Feb. 16, at Naples United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Road. For more information, call 963-4670 or visit Kappa Alpha Theta alumnae in Naples, Marco Island and Bonita Springs hold a luncheon for members and guests at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 17, at Coopers Hawk Winery and Restaurant in North Naples. Guest speaker will be Eileen Wesley, executive director of Project HELP, Collier Countys crisis center that serves victims of sexual assault and violent crime as well as survivors of suicide and sudden death. Admission is $30. RSVP via PayPal at, or mail a check payable to Kappa Alpha Theta to Megan Marquardt, 14036 Clearwater Lane, Fort Myers, FL 33907. The German-American Club Harmonie sponsors a dinner dance on every third Friday of the month November-April at Faith Lutheran Church, 4150 GoodletteFrank Road. The next dinner dance is Feb. 17. All are welcome. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner is served at 6 p.m. Cost is $30 for members, $35 for others. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 352-0041. 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 Feb. 18 and March 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 joeearl42@ For more information about the club, call Dick Ritchie at 594-0868 or email The Solo Women Travel Group meets to discuss their next adventures over a brown bag lunch from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 625 111th Ave. N. For more information, call Kathy Bogan Cannady at 571-1524 or email The Antique Automobile Club of AmericaNaples Marco Region meets at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, at First United Church of Naples, 388 First Ave. S. Visitors are always welcome. Members present the clubs 29th annual car show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at The Naples Depot Museum. Trophies will be awarded for cars in 10 categories. For information about registering a car for the show, call (732) 691-1800. For general information about the club, call Paul Rhoads at 877-3228 or visit The Southwest Florida Ski & Travel Club holds a business meeting at 6:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month in the Parrot Room at Gulf Coast Inn, 2555 Tamiami Trail N., Naples. Social gatherings are the third Tuesday of every month at varying locations. The next social meeting is Feb. 21, and the next business meeting is March 7. For more information, call 8393711 or visit Pi Beta Phi alumnae are invited to join the next Angels on the Town mixer starting at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, at T. Michaels in Venetian Village. For reservations or more information about either of the above events, call Connie Kindsvater at 249-4969 or email The Naples Wellesley Club meets at 11:45 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at Stonebridge Country Club for lunch and a program by Carole and Robert Leher, the authors of Naples Beach Homes: The Cottage, Castles and the Families That Built Them. Reservations are required by Feb. 20 and can be made by emailing Margo Tutun at Alliance Franaise de Naples holds a Mardi Gras ball and dinner Saturday, Feb. 25, at The Club at the Strand in North Naples. Doors open at 6 p.m. for cocktail hour (cash bar). Buffet dinner will be served at 7 p.m., followed by a magic show and music. The evenings theme is La Vie en Rose, and guests are encouraged to come in costume. Cost is $70 for alliance members, $75 for others. Reservations and payment must be received by Feb. 20. Mail check to Alliance Franaise de Naples, P.O. Box 110075, Naples, FL 34108. For more information, call 592-0447 or visit www. The Naples branch of the English Speaking Union welcomes new members who want to help people learn and speak the English language. Upcoming CLUB NOTES


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 C31 SHOP LOVE TO Join us every Tuesday during the month of February for TWO FOR TUESDAY. Buy any one item of apparel and get the second of equal or lesser value for FREE! Only on Tuesday. Only in February. An Upscale Thrift14700 Tamiami Trail North, Units 19 & 20, Naples(2 miles north of Immokalee Road on the east side of U.S. 41)Call (239) 597-9518All Proceeds Bene t Collier County CharitiesA Ministry of St. Johns Episcopal Church stjohnsshoppe.comOpen MonSat 10AM 4PM Find us on FACEBOOK TICKETS: 239.481.4849 Performance accessible to all patrons. Sunday, February 19, 2017, 7pmBarbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall at FSW Tickets from $42 Kirby Ward and wife Beverly have sung for royalty and tap-danced for heads of state. Theyve appeared at the Hollywood Bowl at the request of the Gershwin family, stopping the show with their renditions of timeless classics. Gotta Dance! teams these two international song and dance masters in a celebration of rhythm, and lovers of the American Songbook will delight in their uniquely syncopated spin on some of the greatest music of the last one hundred years!Sponsored in part by: Chuck Bergstrom, RE/MAX of the Islands Visit the Rib City in your Neighborhood Today! Find a Location & View Our Menu at CATERING SERVICES CALL (239) 209-0940 CLUB NOTESCOURTESY PHOTONew board members recently took office for Naples Newcomers North. Standing: Marsha Shelton, Clare Stuempfig, Karin Skaletsky, Suzanne Nelson and Linda Grubbs. Seated: Debbie Hamilton; Cheryl Waterhouse, Janine Del Vecchio and Linda Clair. Club members participate in a wide range of local activities and events in addition to gathering for lunch on the second Thursday of every month at country clubs around Naples. Learn more at www. include the annual Shakespeare competition (Feb. 25 at Moorings Presbyterian Church), the annual Churchill Dinner (March 8 at a private club in Port Royal) and the annual meeting and luncheon (April 5 and Pelican Marsh Country Club). For more information, call Karen Lannan at 330-2533, email or visit The Naples chapter of Ikebana International meets Wednesday morning, March 1, in the FGCU Research Center at Naples Botanical Garden. Socializing begins at 9:30 a.m., followed by the business meeting at 10 a.m. and the program at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome; membership in Ikebana International or Naples Botanical Garden is not required. For more information, visit or email The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 10670-Naples meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, at Naples Municipal Airport. The chapter is one of approximately 1,700 EAA chapters worldwide. Members are pilots, student pilots, plane builders and aviation enthusiasts. The Naples chapter also serves 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 March 12. For more information, call 649-6627 or visit The local chapter of Delta Gamma alumnae invites members to join its various events and meetings in Collier and Lee counties. The chapters annual Founders Day luncheon and social is set for Saturday, March 11, at The Club at Barefoot Beach. For more information about these and other events, visit or email Coastal Chess clubs in Naples and Marco Island welcome players of all levels for casual games and occasional tournaments. Marco meetings are from 9 a.m. to noon every Monday at the Lutheran Church, 525 N. Collier. Naples meetings are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday in the clubhouse at Moorings Park, off GoodletteFrank Road just south of Pine Ridge Road. For more information, call Wade Keller at 389-2525, email or visit All former TWA flight attendants are invited to join the Clipped Wings for a monthly lunch at different area restaurants. For more information, call 565-1699 or email The Naples Peggers invite anyone who likes cribbage to play from 6:30-8:30 p.m. every Wednesday at East Naples Community Park, 3500 Thomasson Drive. The annual membership fee is $10. For more information, call Cathy Keeler at 774-1113 or email Email club news to Cindy Pierce at


C32 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Lee McCarthy, President DESTINATIONS: Mediterranean | Africa | Caribbean | Hawaii | Europe SPECIALTIES: Luxury | Safari | Escorted Tours | Small Ship Cruises | River Cruising When your journey from a dream to a great story includes us, you travel better. 6 6 Naples Rug GalleryHand Knotted Antique, Modern and Transitional Rugs (239) 793-8787 NAPLESRUGGALLERY.NET3285 Tamiami Trail East, Naples, FL 34112FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED Owners Danka and Abe Asli up to 60% MON-FRI 10AM-5:30PM | SATURDAY 10AM-4PM SAVE THE DATE Temple Shalom Sisterhood hosts Cest La Vie: An Afternoon in France on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Hilton Naples. Guest speaker Helene Gaillet de Neergard is a former professional photographer who captured the rhythms of nighttime New York City in her photographs of Miles Davis, Lena Horne, Artie Shaw, Cab Calloway, David Frost and Mohammad Ali. The afternoon will also feature French cuisine, a Stroll Down the Champs Elysees fashion show by Evelyn & Arthur and music by harpist Laura Lou Roth. Tickets for $75 ($150 for patrons, $300 for sponsors) can be purchased by calling 455-2423 or emailing All proceeds will benefit the temples youth programs. The James Madison Institute hosts its annual Naples Dinner on Thursday, Feb. 23, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. Guest speaker Judge Andrew Napolitano is the senior judicial analyst for Fox News and the youngest life-tenured Superior Court judge in the history of the state of New Jersey. Tickets are $250 for JMI members, $325 for others. For reservations or information about sponsorship opportunities, call Don Orrico at 449-9430 or email Zoobilee to benefit The Naples Zoo takes place from 7-11 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at the zoo. Its a Florida-casual evening with live music, animal encounters and tasty treats from 25 area restaurants. Tickets are $150, $250 and $500. A limited number of raffle tickets will also be sold for a 10-day African safari. For tickets or more information, visit www. The Naples Art Association holds is annual For the Love of Art on Saturday evening, Feb. 25, at NAA headquarters, 585 Park St. The event company Artistic Science promises a night that celebrates the arts with interactive artistic experiences, live demonstrations, a graffiti wall, culinary creations, a silent auction and an after party on the back deck. VIP tickets are $450 per person, $750 per couple; general admission tickets are $250 and $450. To purchase tickets or for more information, call 262-6517 or go to 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. For more information, call Annie Campbell at 207-1878 or email The Naples Cat Alliance holds its fifth annual Hats for Cats ladies luncheon and shopping extravaganza from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at a private club in Port Royal. Prizes will be awarded for the Most Creative and Most Glamorous chapeaux. Tickets are $95. Table sponsorships are available. For more information, call 860-4955. Guests will enjoy the royal treatment at the 2017 Avow Foundation Butterfly Ball set for Saturday, March 4, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. Guests at the black-tie affair will browse a silent auction in an English butterfly ga rden, enjoy a cocktail at the pub and then dinner and dancing to The Brett Forman Band at the palace. Tickets are $350, with proceeds benefitting the hospice, palliative care and grief support programs offered by Avow. For tickets or more information, call 649-3697. 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 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 The English Speaking Union holds its 26th annual Churchill Dinner on Wednesday, March 8, at a private club in Port Royal. Guest of honor Matthew Prichard, the only grandchild of Agatha Christie, will present Dame Agatha Christie: The Woman Behind the Legend. Mr. Prichard recently retired as chairman of Agatha Christie Limited, where he worked for many years looking after the copyrights of his grandmothers works. He has supported numerous organizations through his proceeds from The Mousetrap, the copyrights of which were given to him on his 9th birthday. Tickets for $200 are available by calling Karen Lannan at 330-2533 or by going to www.esuus. org/naples. Community Pregnancy Clinics Inc. presents author and nationally syndicated radio host Eric Metaxas as keynote speaker at CPCIs annual Life Saver event Thursday evening, March 9, at the Hilton Naples.CPCI provides free services and life-affirming support to women experiencing unplanned pregnancies. For ticket information, call Domenick Micillo at 262-6381 or visit 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. Hodges University hosts Stepping Out for Scholarships from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, March 11, at Grey Oaks Country Club to benefit the universitys Friends of the University Scholarship Fund. Guests will enjoy dinner and a Treats for Tuition Dessert Dash as well as a $20 wine pull and more. CenturyLink is the evenings presenting sponsor. Additional sponsors include Stock Development and Stilwell Enterprises. Tickets are $250. For tickets or information about additional sponsorship opportunities, call April May at 598-6153 or email The Kind Mariners Ball: An Evening on the Emerald Isle to benefit the Freedom Waters Foundation takes place Saturday, March 11, at the Naples Sailing & Yacht Club. Proceeds will support the foundations efforts to help children with special needs and veterans experience the therapeutic effects of being out on the water. Tickets for $300 are at The eighth annual Batfish Bash for the Bay to benefit Friends of Rookery Bay takes place from 6-10:30 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center. Sen. Garrett Richter is honorary chair of the evening that includes cocktails and hors doeuvres, wild silent and live auctions, a buffet catered by Artichoke & Co. and dancing under the stars to the band Girl Meets Boy. For tickets or more information, visit The Southwest Florida Heart Ball: Dive Into the Blue to benefit the American Heart Association is set for 6-11 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa. Jeff and Liz Allbritten chair the gala, and Kelly Burns of NBC2 emcees. Signature sponsors are Florida SouthWestern State College and Skanska; additional sponsorship opportunities are available. Tickets are $500. For more information, call Kaleigh Rodden at the AHA at 495-4912 or email kaleigh. The Marco Players invite friends to figure out whodunit on a two-hour mystery cruise aboard the Marco Princess on Monday evening, March 20. J. Robert The Florida Fiddler will entertain while guests solve the murder. Tickets are $100 (cash bar). To sign up, call Sunshine Tours at 642-5415. The Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida hosts Triumph 2017: The Freedom Writers Story the evening of Wednesday, March 22, at Quail West Golf and Country Club. Guest speaker Erin Gruwell, the teacher/author profiled in the 2007 movie Freedom Writers starring Hilary Swank, will share her insights on the life-changing power of education. Tickets are $275. Numerous sponsorships packages are available. For more information, call Tim Morrison at 2639200 or email Email details about your charity gala or fundraising soiree to Cindy Pierce at DE NEERGARD


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C33BERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY DEBORAH CULL / COURTESY PHOTOS Like us on 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@ SOCIETYAnnual Hunt Slonem exhibition reception at Harmon-Meek Gallery 1. Front: Charlene Hahn, Charlotte McDermott, John Castle, Thelma Hodges and Diane Dwyer. Back: Laurie Biagetti, Marilynn Summers and Carol OBrien 2. Loretta Murray and Sally Ranieri 3. Joan Lyle and Carol Molyn 4. Tournament committee members Karen Brezovsky, Carol Chiu, Thelma Hodges, Laurie Biagetti and April May 5. Charlene Hahn, Pat Racko and Annie Ciccarelli 6. Thelma Hodges with Mary Johnson, Mary Hill and Margie Iorio 1. Lucy Harrop and Mark Harrop 2. Carol Dinardo, Larry imerson, Janet Cone and Karen Coney Coplin 3. Barbara Burris and Kristine Meek 4. Hunt Slonem with June Hamra and Sam Hamra 5. Darlene Williams, Susan Szen and Jean Szen 6. Robert Hambright, Susan Hambright and Hunt Slonem 7. Juliana Meek, Janet Cone and Donna Lewis 8. Curtis Finch and William Meek 1 1 4 4 7 2 2 5 5 3 3 6 6 8The second annual Thelma Hodges Mahjong Tournament for Scholarships at Hodges University


C34 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYSIERRA BALDWIN / FLORIDA WEEKLY COURTESY PHOTOS Like us on 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@ SOCIETYHumane Society Naples annual Run for the Paws 1. Darlene Spishak and Ray Spishak 2. Olivia Clubley 3. Cindy Kline and Gary Kline 4. Jann Bonner and Jim Disanto 5. Jim Toto and Denise Flanagan 6. Jim Sistek and Dick Fuller 7. Grace Watts and Mackenzie Barrett 1. The Up Beat K9 Crew 2. Veronica Bertrand and Jesse Peterson with Dakota and Rogue 3. Ali Duffey and Sadie 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 5 6 7Chalk Art 2017 along Fifth Avenue South n


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C36 WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Club Sushi Fujiyama Gulfcoast InnTUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2017 5:00 P.M. TO 10:00 P.M.SURPRISE MENU + OUR REGULAR MENU Music by Grateful Jed 6:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M. 2555 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, Florida 34103 239.261.4332NAPLES BEST HAPPY HOUR! 5:00 P.M. TO 7:00 P.M. $5.00 MARTINIS $5.00 APPETIZERS More tacos, please! Fuzzys Taco Shop opened Monday, Feb. 13, and provides fresh Mexican food, beer and frozen margaritas to Naples diners at its 5,200-square-foot space at 2405 Tarpon Blvd. The Naples shop joins the Fort Worth, Texas-based chains first Florida location in Fort Myers. Weve seen a great response to our Fuzzys Taco Shop location in Fort Myers, so we cant wait to introduce the concept to the Naples community, said owner John Browder. We think our laid back and welcoming environment will resonate with Naples residents. Among the signature items the new spot offers are Baja tacos that are served with a soft or hard shell and filled with a variety of proteins like tempura shrimp and fajita chicken topped with garlic sauce, lettuce, tomatoes, shredded cheese, cilantro and feta. The restaurant also serves breakfast items like huevos rancheros, migas, chilaquiles and more all day long. Hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. MondaySaturday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit www. Angelinas Ristorante hosts restaurateur, author and television personality Joe Bastianich (the son and business partner of Italian cuisine expert Lidia Bastianich) and lucky guests from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18. Mr. Bastianich also teamed up with Mario Batali to open several award-winning restaurants throughout the country, has written five books and appeared on television shows including MasterChef Italia, Top Gear Italia and Restaurant Startup. The event is $50 and includes a meet-andgreet with Mr. Bastianich, samples of eight wines, including Flor Prosecco and 2015 Bastianic Vini Orsone Friulano, and hors doeuvres such as shrimp and white bean bruschetta and b utternut squash ravioli. Reservations are required. Angelinas Ristorante is at 24041 S. Tamiami Trail in Bonita Springs. For more information or to make a reservation, call 390-3187 or visit Sea Salt Executive Chef Josh Zeman teaches a class in making paella at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18. $100 per person, includes three-course lunch and a glass of wine. 1186 Third St. S. 434-7258 or Go behind the scenes at Bone Hook Brewing Company with brew master Josh Deitner from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22. Learn the particulars about COURTESY PHOTORestaurateur and television personality Joe Bastianich hosts a wine tasting at Angelinas Ristorante on Saturday, Feb. 18. CUISINE NEWS


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 C37 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!Happy Hour Drinks End 6:30PM Happy Appys End 6PMHAPPY HOUR FROM 4-6:30PM LIVE MUSIC & DANCING THURSDAY WITH BOB AUSTIN THE JERZEY BOY 5-8PM EXTENDED HAPPY HOUR WEDNESDAY 4-9PM LIVE MUSIC & DANCING WEDNESDAYWITH OMAR BAKER 5-8PM 403 Bayfront Place (the former Stoneys Steakhouse) 239.435.9353 HAPPY HOUR 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 Friday & Saturday 6:00-9:00 CUISINE NEWScreating craft brews as you sip samples of the establishments signature beers with like-minded aficionados. $25, reservations required. 1514 Immokalee Road. 631-8522 or Naples Wine Collection hosts a tasting with Ernesto Catena wines and light hors doeuvres from 5-6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24. $25, reservations required. 2367 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 513-0095 or Were in the mood for barbecue, which means youll find us at Ave Marias Blues, Brews & BBQ from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25. Hungry guests will dine on dishes from Jonezes BBQ and Smokin Rs, Tropical Smoothie, Ginos Trattoria and Pub & Grill of Ave Maria. Live music will be by The Good Bad Kids, Little Eddie and the Fat Fingers, Deb & the Dynamics and Marty Stokes. For more information, call 3523903. Chef Asif Syed of 21 Spices hosts cooking classes featuring Indian cuisine from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Saturday through March. $65, reservations required. 4270 Tamiami Trail E. 919-8830 or Naples Originals gift certificates for $15, $25 and $50 are on sale for 30 percent off for a limited time. The same discount is available for $200 in catering services. Naples Originals is a collaboration of more than 30 independently owned local establishments, from Alexanders and Barbatella to Kitchen 41, Three60 Market and Zizo. See the complete list of restaurants and purchase gift certificates while the sale supply lasts at 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 Treasures of the Mediterranean: Friday, Feb. 17 ($75); The Big EZ NOrleans Night: Friday, Feb. 24 ($75); Street Food from Around the World: Thursday, March 2 ($69). Sur La Table, 9501 Strada Place, Mercato; 598-1463 or Mexican Street-Style Tacos: Thursday, Feb. 16 ($69); American Steakhouse Classics: Thursday, Feb. 16 ($85); Homemade Doughnuts: Friday, Feb. 17 ($69); Classic Winter Soups: Friday, Feb. 17 ($69); Date Night Evening in Paris: Friday, Feb. 17 ($79); Homemade Doughnuts: Saturday, Feb. 18 ($69); Fresh & Flavorful Thai: Saturday, Feb. 18 ($69); Date Night Cozy Winter Dinner: Saturday, Feb. 18 ($79); Italian Flavors Desserts: Sunday, Feb. 19 ($69); Spanish Tapas: Sunday, Feb. 19 ($69); Date Night Cozy Winter Dinner: Sunday, Feb. 19 ($79); Kids Cook Homemade Pasta: Monday, Feb. 20 ($49); Incredible Indian Flavors: Monday, Feb. 20 ($69); Italian Flavors Desserts: Tuesday, Feb. 21 ($69); Exploring Italy: Tuesday, Feb. 21 ($69); Fresh Pasta Workshop: Wednesday, Feb. 22 ($69); Fresh & Flavorful Thai: Wednesday, Feb. 22 ($69). Email food and dining news to


C38 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Satisfy the staffwith the breakfast variety we deliver. Dine-In, To-Go, Catering & DeliverySarasota Port Charlotte Fort Myers Cape Coral Naples Duette Honeycomb Shades Pirouette window shadingsSkyline Gliding Window Panels At Home Blinds & Decor, Inc.7740 Preserve Ln Ste 11 M-F: 9:00 am 5:00 pm Sat: By Appointment Only 239-631-2528 VINONatural wines: The next big thing Theres a reason why so-called natural wines are making such a big impression these days. Mostly, its an indication of the overall trend for foods and lifestyles that are closer to the earth, non-GMO products, all-natural ingredients, yoga and the like. One Southwest Floridian is betting the farm (so to speak) on the quality and appeal of natural wines. Hes Peter Rizzo, and his new store, Natural Wines Naples, is educating both seasoned wine lovers and newbies to the flavors and appeal of natural wines. First, lets figure out what natural wines really are. Basically, natural wines are made in the purest, simplest way possible. The vineyards are organic or even biodynamic. The winemakers use only naturally occurring yeasts to induce fermentation; theres no addition of other yeast strains. And the winemaking is whats known as non-interventionist, which means no filtering, no additives, no manipulation. Just grow the grapes, crush them and let nature take its course. These wines have a place on every wine lovers shelf, Mr. Rizzo says. Theyre very expressive, and a lot more interesting than wines made in a more commercial manner. I really believe in this. And so do I, after the tasting session we shared. Even though natural wines are something of uncharted territory for most of us, there are plenty of reasons to get to know them. These winemakers believe that great wine is made in the vineyard. The growing areas are free from any insecticides, pesticides, herbicides or other chemicals. The wines are made without any additives no extra acid or flavoring compounds, no industrial yeasts or enzymes. And they have extremely minimal sulfur content. Theres no weird manipulation, like microoxygenation, reverse osmosis or concentrators. The result: wines that are alive, that express a sense of place and that improve quickly with time. As you might expect, vineyard yields are low, so quantities are not very high. Mr. Rizzo, who spent most of his career in advertising, relocated with his family to Naples in 2002 and opened Natural Wines Naples just a few months ago. Since then, hes seen a steady increase in interest and in store traffic. While some natural wines are made from fairly exotic out-of-the-way varietals (I saw a bottle of Romortin and Orbois blend), youd recognize the vast majority of wines in Mr. Rizzos extensive selection. I need to show people classic representations, he believes. Even though many makers of natural wines push the envelope with non-traditional varietals, we have all the classic wines, and all the classic flavors. Just because a wine is natural, it doesnt sacrifice the familiar taste profiles we all enjoy. He makes sure of that, with extensive descriptions of each wines flavor and aroma profiles on bottle tags that he handwrites. And hes especially proud of the fact that he offers interesting choices in all price ranges. Theres nothing rare or exotic about natural wines, he says. You might be surprised to see some bottles with crown caps on them instead of corks, and we do have some wines made from grapes you might not be familiar with, but youll find all your favorites here, with many priced under $20. He was kind enough to offer me samples in several price ranges, and the quality was striking. Here are some we especially enjoyed: Les Quarterons Sancerre 2013 ($30) A sweet floral nose, completely unlike traditional Sauvignon Blanc from this region of New Zealand, with flavors of apple, peach and quince. WW 90. Skeveldra Sancerre 2012 ($42) Absolutely zero sulfites in this zippy, fragrant version with exotic floral, lemon, apricot and vanilla aromas and flavors. Ive never decanted a white wine, but Id give this one an hour or two in the glass before sipping. WW 91. Donkey & Goat White Blend California 2014 ($35) As mentioned above, some makers of natural wines stray a bit off the reservation. This boldly structured white is a blend of Vermentino, Grenache Blanc, Picpoul and a few other northern Rhone varietals with interesting flavors of red apple peel, yellow peach and cantaloupe. WW 92. Ask the Wine WhispererQ: How is natural wine different from organic wine? Scott F., NaplesA: Organic wines, while made from organically grown grapes, can still be manipulated technologically or chemically during the winemaking process. In a way, all wine is organic, but not all organic wine is natural. Jerry Greenfield is the Wine Whisperer. He is also the creative director of Greenfield Advertising Group. Find his book, Secrets of the Wine Whisperer, on Amazon or at, where his other writings are also available. t t t w i jerry COURTESY PHOTOPeter Rizzo opened Natural Wines Naples a few months ago, with the intent of educating both seasoned wine lovers and newbies to the flavors and appeal of natural wines.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C39 Specially discounted products cannot be combined with other promotions. Not offered during special events on Fifth Avenue South or national holidays. 700 Fifth Avenue South, Naples, Florida 34102 239.659.7008 Visit For Our Menu LUNCH SPECIALS Daily from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. BAR HAPPY HOUR Daily from 11:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 2 HAPPY DINNERS $39.95 Daily from 4:00 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.Blackout dates apply. Featuring local seafood & Florida fresh produce. Add house or caesar salad $5. LIVE ENTERTAINMENT Every Night 8:30 p.m. until Close BEST MEDITERRANEAN FOOD CUISINE REVIEWHave Asian food your way at Pei WeiFast casual has been the fastest growing category in the restaurant industry for a while now. You might call it The Panera Effect. The food may rise a few notches above the quality of a drivethrough burger chain, but diners sacrifice more of their time for (mostly) freshly made food and spend a few dollars more for a meal. The latest entry exploding around Southwest Florida appears to be Pei Wei Fresh Kitchen, an offshoot of P.F. Changs China Bistro, which is now up and running in Naples, Estero and Fort Myers. Cape Coral cant be far behind. Pei Wei (pronounced pay way) is sort of a Chipotle for pan-Asian cuisine. Dishes are highly customizable down to the variety of rice you prefer and ordered at a counter. They are prepared fresh to order and brought to your table. The menu is, depending on your perspective, a mashup or a mishmash of Asian ingredients and flavors Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Korean, Vietnamese all skewed toward a middle-ofthe-road American palate. Its not the typical candidate for a Florida Weekly review, which usually involves three distinct courses and an adult beverage or two. Servers do not make the rounds offering refills, and you have to grab your own utensils and napkins. But since its the new kid in town and quickly branching out, I corralled a quartet of colleagues and headed out for lunch at the Pei Wei off Alico Road across from Gulf Coast Town Center in Estero. Asian-inspired Freshly Made is the chains mantra. That word inspired leaves wiggle room where strict authenticity is concerned, and some of our dishes lacked the intensity of flavor that truly international diners expect and appreciate. Ask about extra spices or condiments if you think that will be an issue. Pei Wei certainly delivers on the freshly made part, serving nourishing food with crisp, colorful vegetables. Plus, theres something to be said for a fast-casual concept that allows you and your guests to satisfy individual hankerings for pad Thai and Kung Pao in the same restaurant. (Sushi devotees, however, are likely to be disappointed.) Lunch service was much faster than I expected, based on early reports of longish waits. Dishes started arriving in about five minutes. Granted, one of them was something we hadnt ordered, and another one didnt show up and required two conversations with a server before we ended up with the correct one. So, there are some kinks to work out. Even so, we were nourished and on our way in 45 minutes. The restaurant is fairly stark dcorwise, but fast casual doesnt usually entail luxurious ambience. You can watch cooks stir-frying and pulling noodles from pots in the open kitchen behind the counter while youre standing in line to order. There are some vaguely Asian-themed graphics adding pops of color on white walls with black framing. Light-toned wood gives the furniture a clean, modern appeal. More than one person in our party noticed that the floor felt slippery, and the eating utensils were jumbled together. The aforementioned sushi was the first plate to arrive. The Wasabi Crunch Roll (4 pieces, $3.99) was basically a spicy tuna roll topped with crushed wasabi peas and drizzled with teriyaki sauce and wasabi mayo. The fish got rather lost in the mix, but I liked the crunch and heat of those peas against the creamy rice and sweet sauce. Our other small plate, the Vietnamese Chicken Salad Rolls (two for $5.29), were MIA. After some miscommunication involving springs rolls, we got the right plate. To their credit, the staff responded fairly quickly to assure our satisfaction. The delicate fresh ricepaper rolls were packed with shredded chicken, crisp julienned vegetables, thin noodles and fresh mint. Theyre served with sweet chili sauce and peanut sauce, and they are one of the better items. Other lighter offerings include lettuce wraps, salad, soups, egg rolls and crab wontons. Even the heartier rice and noodle bowls can be ordered small or regular. The main difference we noted was the amount of protein added, not the total volume of protein, vegetables and rice; a small order of Mongolian beef ($7.49) for instance, contained about five strips of remarkably tender beef glazed with mouthwatering sauce, while a regular Kung Pao ($9.99) with shrimp was loaded with 15 pieces of shellfish. The latter dish didnt skimp on the vegetables either. Crisp sugarsnap peas, carrot slices and scallions were scattered with crushed peanuts and laced with chili-infused soy sauce. My only quibble with this dish was that the shrimp were dredged in flour, which turned gummy when they were tossed in the sauce. Like most main dishes, the Kung Pao comes with choice of protein as well as choice of quinoa, noodles, lettuce cups, salad or white, brown or fried rice an extremely generous set of options. From the list of noodle bowls, the Japanese Steak & Shrimp Ramen ($9.99) had a slow-building heat and a complex garlic sauce, seasoned with fresh cilantro and lime juice and featuring a surprising floral note. This complexity of flavor was sadly missing in the one-note Pad Thai ($8.99 regular), a sweetly sauced noodle dish lacking the usual tang of tamarind and lime and the briny funk of fish sauce. We had ours with chicken, but other options include steak, shrimp and tofu; you can also order extra vegetables for 99 cents. Choices, choices, choices. That may be the key to Pei Weis appeal. The plethora of cuisines and customizing options ensure that everyone can have their Asian food their way. drew Pei Wei,>> Hours: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday >> Reservations: No >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: Appetizers, $2.19-$7.79; salads and entrees, $6.99-$9.99 >> Beverages: Full bar >> Specialties of the house: Asian food fast >> Volume: Moderately loud >> Parking: Attached lot >> Website: peiwei.comRatings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: Gulf Coast Landings, 16441 Corporate Commerce Way, Fort Myers; 433-4208 Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor Pei Weis Pad Thai sweetens and oversimplifies a traditionally complex sauce. An abundance of shrimp and fresh vegetables mingle in Kung Pao. Vietnamese Chicken Salad Rolls are one of Pei Weis better offerings. Spicy tuna gets lost in the Wasabi Crunch Roll.




Construction of the 26-floor, 120-unit Seaglass luxury high-rise tower being built by The Ronto Group within the Bonita Bay community is progressing at a rapid pace. Concrete for the buildings eighth floor has been poured and a new floor is being poured every two weeks. Construction remains on schedule for completion in 16 months and conducting hard hat tours of the building are now available. Sales activity continues to escalate. The building is more than 50% sold and sales volume is over $120 million. The buildings penthouse residences have been sold. Just one opportunity to join two upper units together to create a luxurious 6,200 square foot residence with scintillating views of the Gulf of Mexico remains available. The expanded residence comes with four protected access under-building parking spaces. A selection of Seaglass tower residences ranging from 2,889 to 3,421 square feet and priced from just over $1 million remains available. The tower residences include dual private elevator grand foyers, island kitchens, three bedrooms and three-and-ahalf baths, or three bedrooms plus a den or fourth bedroom and three-and-a-half baths, and sliders opening to multiple outdoor spaces that include a gas grill. Ten-foot ceiling heights are included per plan. A limited number of the 01 and 06 end unit tower residences remains available, including south and north facing residences. The spacious 01 and 06 residences offer 3,421 square feet plus 525 square feet of covered outdoor space. The great room plan includes three bedrooms plus a den or fourth bedroom, three-and-a-half baths, an island kitchen and dining area, and a private elevator lobby. Two 01 residences remain available are on floors three and four. Seven 06 residences are on floors three through seven and 14 and 15. The sales volume at Seaglass is a reflection of Rontos approach to the buildings design, orientation, and to its pricing structure, each of which is indicative of the value Seaglass affords. After conducting a sun study to ensure sunrises and sunsets will be visible to residences throughout the building all year, Ronto and architect Santiesteban & Associates created new openconcept floor plans with tall ceilings that take advantage of mangr ove, water, and sunset views. Seaglass is situated just 600 feet from Estero Bay, making it one of the closest to the waters edge of the high-rises under construction on Southwest Floridas coast. The open-concept plans provide flexibility while offering a sense of volume and livability rarely found in high-rise residences. The kitchens and master baths of the residences reflect the contemporary flair of the buildings architectural style. To further enhance the high-rise living experience, the outdoor terraces in each residence are wider and deeper than those found in older high-rise environments. Each residence comes with two protected access under-building parking spaces. Private enclosed two-car garages will be available. Ronto has also ignored the established high-rise developer practice of providing decorator ready residences that require additional time and investment prior to completion. On schedule for completion in summer, 2018 and offered at pricing relatively the same as older resale residences, Seaglass offers brand new, fully-completed, and ready-for-occupancy residences with designer-selected premium finishes. Rontos pricing structure is notable for Bonita Bay residents, many of whom move multiple times within the community. Equally notable is Rontos commitment to ensuring each residence is finished to suit each owners unique preferences. Buyers have already taken advantage of Rontos Finishing Touches Program that allows future residents to choose finishes for their homes flooring, cabinetry, countertops, door hardware, plumbing fixtures, and paint colors. Future residents may also specify finishes from other sources. Residents at Seaglass will enjoy an amenity rich lifestyle. The towers second floor will include a news caf and connect to an already completed amenity complex. Amenities already in place include a theater, guest suites, card and club rooms, a fitness facility that features mens and womens spas, a resort-style pool and spa, and a deck with a covered and screened cabana that includes a bar and grill. With various membership opportunities, the amenities of the Bonita Bay Club will also be available to residents of Seaglass. Recognized as one of the ten healthiest clubs in America by Prevo Health Solutions, Bonita Bays amenities range from a completed 60,000 square feet Lifestyle Center, to five championship golf courses, tennis facilities, a full-service marina, numerous dining venues, a residents only private beach park, and a network of on-property hiking and biking trails. The Lifestyle Center includes a nearly 20,000 square feet Fitness Center, a 9,000 square feet spa and salon, and the WAVE Caf that serves healthy fast food that can be enjoyed on-site or prepared to go. The Bonita Bay Clubs golf operation is legendary. An instructional program includes private and group lessons, golf schools, and clinics on three dedicated practice areas. Three on-property Bonita Bay West courses were designed by Arthur Hills to preserve and enhance the natural features of the land. The three courses achieved Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary status in 1995. Two Tom Fazio designed courses at the nearby Bonita Bay Club Naples provide a pure golf experience on over 1,000 acres that includes preserved wetlands but no residential development. It was the first private 36-hole club in the world to achieve certification through the Audubon Internationals Signature Program and has been designated as a Certified Signature Sanctuary since 1998. Visit the Seaglass Design Studio and Sales Center from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and Sundays from noon to 5:00 p.m. Visit Seaglass online at www. Unique value generating strong sales at Seaglass WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017SPONSORED CONTENT YOUR GUIDE TO NEW HOME COMMUNITIES IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA Above: Every Seaglass residence offers multiple outdoor spaces that include a gas grill. Seaglass is situated just 600 feet from Estero Bay, making it one of the closest to the waters edge of the high-rises currently under construction on Southwest Floridas Gulf coast. The Bonita Bay Clubs three-story Lifestyle Center includes a nearly 20,000 square feet world-class Fitness Center, a 9,000 square feet spa and salon, and the WAVE Caf that serves healthy fast food that can be enjoyed on-site or prepared to go. Seaglass offers a level of finish and customization rarely found in high-rise offerings in Southwest Florida. doorspacesthatincludeagasgrill.Seaglassissituatedjust600feetfromEstero


Naples Reserve kicks off the 2017 Single-Site Parade of Homes tomorrow with 16 spectacular modelsCome experience Naples most unique lifestyle tomorrow, when the Collier Building Industry Associations 2017 single-site Parade of Homes kicks off at Naples Reserve. Sixteen stunning model homes, as well as the resort-inspired Island Club, will be open for tours Friday through Sunday, Feb. 17-19 and Feb. 24-26, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Whether you fancy yourself a connoisseur of lakefront sunsets from your private boat dock, a top tennis player or a (chaise) lounge lizard who understands pools are best enjoyed with an umbrella drink, youll find your perfect lifestyle and home at Naples Reserve. The fully furnished homes, created by the areas best builders, feature gourmet kitchens, sweeping scenic views, custom pools and spas, and special places and spaces inside and out to entertain friends and family, relax by a cozy fireplace and more. Model homes are now open in five of Naples Reserves 11 neighborhoods, woven into a tapestry of 688 natural acres and 22 freshwater lakes, one with its own private island. The community offers attached villas, single-family homes and custom estate homes by Ashton Woods, D.R. Horton, Florida Lifestyle Homes, KTS Homes, Lundstrom Development, Marvin Development, McGarvey Custom Homes and Stock Signature Homes. Parade models represent nearly endless lifestyle options within 2,100 to more than 3,500 square feet and feature three and four bedrooms, swoon-worthy master suites, expansive outdoor living areas, and home-specific studies, dens, sunny kitchen nooks and second-floor lofts. The essence of lakefront living is experienced throughout Naples Reserve, especially along the 125-acre Eagle Lake, where homebuyers have the opportunity to build a floating dock in their backyard. The lake is home to the destination Kontiki Island (tiki hut included) and offers a mile-long stretch along the 76,000-acre Picayune Strand State Forest for purposeful paddling and National Geographic moments. At Naples Reserve, each home is designed to fit into the natural waterfront setting and embrace the laid-back community spirit think Key West and other old Florida beach towns. Featuring Southern Coastal architecture and fully furnished interiors, the models capture Naples Reserves vacation-every-day lifestyle. After finding your dream home or two or three or 10 visit the Island Club, Naples Reserves epicenter of awesomeness. The recently completed community building and separate fitness center channel island ambience with a sweeping stretch of beachfront for volleyball and sunning, bocce courts, plus plenty of spaces to relax, including the openair Chat n Chill Tiki Bar, a waterfall pool and Latitudes Cafe. Close to downtown Naples and the areas Gulf of Mexico beaches, Naples Reserve was created by award-winning developer iStar to offer premier lakefront living and amenities on the waters edge. Naples Reserves Parade of Homes models are open Friday through Sunday, Feb. 17-19 and Feb. 24-26, 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. 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: Stock Signature Homes Venice model. Ashton Woods Coastal model. Below: Naples Reserve Island Club. 2 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY


You have golf friends. And beach friends. AND A CLUB FOR BOTH. A London Bay Homes Community 239-298-7600 LifeAtMediterra.comNOW SHOWCASING 8 LUXURY MODEL HOMES Villas from $1 Million and Estate Homes from $3 Million Mediterra Sales Center 15836 Savona Way, Naples, FL 34110 Located on Livingston Road, approximately 2 miles north of Immokalee Road 4 Beds, 5 Baths, 4,285 A/C Sq. Ft. $3,125,625THE ISABELLA TWO-STORY 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,810 A/C Sq. Ft. $1,330,000THE ANGELICA 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,402 A/C Sq. Ft. $2,756,700THE CAPRIANO Thats what it means to live at Mediterra to have it all without compromise. Your own private beach club just minutes away from the internationally acclaimed Club at Mediterra, where 36 holes of Tom Fazio-designed golf complement an array of luxurious details. Its no wonder that Mediterra has been named Community of the Year in Naples 10 times. But, the opportunities to own are running short. Visit us at the Mediterra sales center, open daily, or call to schedule a private showing.Copyright 2016. CBC057242 London Bay Homes. Pricing, features, specifications, products and availability are subject to change without notice. See a sales associate for complete and current information. 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 3,110 A/C Sq. Ft. Call For PricingTHE BETTINA / NEWLY ARRIVED ANNOUNCING MEDITERRAS NEWEST LUXURY NEIGHBORHOOD CAMINETTO GRAND OPENING TOUR MODELS TODAYStunningly Appointed Single-Family Homes


ONEs prime location in the heart of the Historic Fort Myers River District delivers the ultimate tropical urban lifestyleImagine living in a beautiful, elegantly-designed, brand new condominium overlooking the scenic Caloosahatchee River in Southwest Florida where the breathtaking, colorful sunrises and sunsets are yours to enjoy every day from the comfort of your home. Now imagine the best of arts and culture, shopping, and dining options are located just on the other side of your door. That is life at ONE where just 26 exclusive, waterfront residences are available for a fortunate few. The recently-announced, 16-story luxury condominium will be just blocks from all that is delightful about this treasured area on the Gulf Coast. The River Districts tropical urban feel combined with a small town charm, results in a thriving downtown that delivers the ultimate Florida lifestyle. Arts and culture abound in the River District where the cobblestone-streets are lined with eclectic boutiques and art galleries, historic landmarks and architecture, museums, and even a professional theater. This combination, including over 65 cafes, bars, and restaurants, has resulted in the perfect live, work, play urban environment, attracting people of all ages all year round. Adding to the exciting growth in the downtown is the recently-approved revitalization plan for an area called Gardners Park. The up-and-coming neighborhood, located just blocks from ONE, has become popular among locals for its unique variety of shops, restaurants and antiques. The exciting redevelopment plan for this area will create an artesian district, expected to attract galleries, arts-related businesses, and artists who want open studios where they can live and work in the vibrant downtown. Plans for the transformation of this 1920s neighborhood are to create a mixed-use urban arts district with community gardens and walkable, tree-lined streets, while preserving its charming history. Designed by world-renowned architects Behar Font & Partners with interiors inspired by Adriana Hoyos Design Studio, ONE will be located at 2583 First Street. The boutique tower will feature condominium residences priced from the low $500,000s to over $2 million. Reservations are now underway and estimated delivery is scheduled for the last quarter of 2018. The beautiful tower will feature two-and three-bedroom residences ranging from 1,500 to 2,286 square feet, as well as two penthouses spanning from 3,900 square feet to over 5,000 square feet, one of which is already reserved. Luxurious features at ONE include private entrance elevators, 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. ONE will also feature smart technology and assigned covered garage parking with 24-hour controlled access. In addition to all of the enviable unit features and amenities, ONE will offer indulgent building amenities including: a heated cascading Infinity-edge pool overlooking the water, a serene landscaped riverfront promenade; a fitness room; a beautiful lobby, owners lounge with a bar, pet grooming room, kayak storage and launch area, concierge services, high speed internet and Wi-Fi in all public areas. Sales for ONE are being conducted from the beautiful sales gallery located on the first floor of the Fort Myers City Pier building at 1300 Hendry Street. To learn more call (239) 500-JAXI (5294), ext. 1 or visit Luxurious features at ONE include private entrance elevators, porcelain flooring, natural gas ranges, five-burner cooktop, double oven, quartz countertops in chefinspired kitchens, and floor-to-ceiling windows, expansive balconies, and large walk-in wardrobes. 4 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY


The Biggest Model Home Tour in Naples! A $5 donation per visitor is suggested to bene t the CBIAs scholarship fund. For more information on the Biggest Model Home Tour in Naples, please visit PRICED FROM THE HIGH $200s TO OVER $1 MILLIONHOMES BY: Ashton Woods, D.R. Horton, Florida Lifestyle Homes, KTS Homes, Lundstrom Development, Marvin Homes, McGarvey Custom Homes, Stock Signature HomesCheck out the Biggest Model Home Tour in Naples & enjoy a taste of our YKnot at the new Island | 239.732.141414885 NAPLES RESERVE CIRCLE, NAPLES, FL 34114Located off U.S. 41 South 2 miles southeast of Collier Blvd. intersection. Dont miss this amazing opportunity to experience innovative and award-winning architectural design & interiors of over a dozen designer-decorated models by eight of the areas top homebuilders at the 2017 Single-Site Parade of Homes February 17 19 & 24 26, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Explore a variety of custom and single-family home options during your trolley tour through the breathtaking Naples Reserve community. Experience the casually awesome lifestyle and learn more about the latest home design trends. Each model home offers something to be discovered and the tour concludes at Naples Reserves new Island Club, a private paradise offering all the amenities of a five-star resort. THIS WEEKEND Collier Building Industry's Single-Site EventAT NAPLES RESERVE FEB 17 19 & FEB 24 26 10 a.m. 5 p.m.


AQUA Fitness Center caters to a healthy youHealth is not a luxuryTrending in the Naples amenityfilled, luxury condo market is healthy living -both working out and eating healthy. Residents are embracing health and fitness with their checkbooks, demanding an appealing venue for exercise. The well-designed, well-maintained in-house fitness center has become the norm in the industry, says Darline Hillard, Director of Sales at AQUA, the luxury marinafront condominium under construction in North Naples. The fitness center at AQUA is a great amenity that people love -theres a huge convenience factor, and it adds real value to a residential project both on the initial condo price and any resale value. Aside from the physical worth is the intrinsic value that an amenity like a fitness center brings to residents who live in the tower and use it daily. It can help boost community spirit as residents bond over iron. Thats a winning equation, she adds. The expertly appointed and lightfilled AQUA fitness center features all the modern amenities you would expect from a luxury resort, combining stellar technology with ultimate expediency, and a commitment to improving each residents health and well-being, 24 hours a day. The AQUA fitness center is outfitted with state-of-the-art cardio and weight lifting equipment, spacious locker rooms with cedar lined dry saunas and glass block steam rooms. Equipment includes a premier collection of True treadmills, Precor elliptical machines, and stationary bicycleseach furnished with an individual television and headphones. Free weights and weight machines allow for superior strength training, and a spacious stretching area offers ample room to warm up and wind down, and keep everyone toned, fit and in shape. Yoga, Pilates and aerobic workouts are improved thanks to the separate aerobics room equipped with a big screen TV and DVD to play preferred fitness routines. In addition to the high-tech equipment in the fitness center, AQUA is located just steps from the Vanderbilt Drive trails, one of the best jogging and bicycling spots in Naples, with planned improvements and expansion from Bonita Beach Road to 111th/Bluebill Avenue. Designed as a beautiful boutique resort, the 11-story AQUA Tower II features three levels of palatial penthouses located adjacent to the Pelican Isle Yacht Club at Wiggins Pass in North Naples. AQUAs expansive custom residences, priced from $1.995 million to over $2.545 million, range between 3,900 to just under 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 Wolf gas cooktops, Subzero refrigeration and two zone wine coolers, sunlit back-tofront living areas, spacious master bedroom suites, lavish master bathrooms with generous closet space, sunrise and sunset terraces, and more. The penthouse suite, with more than 6,500 square feet of living area value, is available priced at $4.95 million. The penthouse features four bedrooms and four and one-half baths, grand salon, family room (or den or fifth bedroom), dining room, master study with wet bar and more than 2,700 square feet outdoor living area thanks to a grand sunset terrace -with wet bar and gas grill -spanning across the entire west side of the residence overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and mangrove lined estuaries of Wiggins Bay plus an expansive private sunrise balcony adjacent to the family room and three guest suites. Exceptional conveniences offered to AQUA residents include a stateof-the-art movie theater, a private library, resort-style pool and spas, fitness center, sky lounge with rooftop terrace and much more. Additionally, all AQUA residences will enjoy new amenities in Tower II which include an outdoor putting green, dog run, fire pit, a game room with billiards, bar, TV, fireplace and high definition interactive virtual golf, three spacious guest suites, plus the Club AQUA social room with large curved screened TV and entertainment area with wet bar, fireplace, coffee bar and catering kitchen overlooking the waterfront. Sales for AQUA Tower II have reached 72% with Naples-based PACT Realty serving as the exclusive listing agent. The AQUA information center and three new designer furnished models reflect the modern architectural style of the high-rise and showcase several features of AQUAs sophisticated and refined design. Models are available for purchase with potential leaseback opportunities. For further information about the select opportunities at AQUA, please call 239-591-2727, visit online at www. or stop by the information center located at Wiggins Pass Road, 13675 Vanderbilt Drive, Naples, Florida 34110. 6 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY


Del Webb Naples Pulte Homes Maple Ridge by CC HomesFrom nature trails to tall talesWhether enjoying one of our scenic jeep tours or a quiet evening at home with the kids, 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. Warmest Winter Event Sat. Feb. 18 3pm-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 Perfec t P ictu r e T o p S e l l i n g C o m i t

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Stock featuring 5 models during Parade of Homes at Naples ReserveStock Signature Homes, the award-winning luxury homebuilding division of Stock Development, is presenting five furnished models during the Collier Building Industry Associations 2017 Single-Site Parade of Homes this Friday through Sunday and Friday through Sunday February 24th through 26th at Naples Reserve. Homebuyers are invited to visit Stocks models in Naples Reserves Parrot Cay and Sparrow Cay neighborhoods between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on each day of the Parade. Naples Reserve is being developed by iStar midway between Naples and Marco Island along the U.S. 41 Tamiami Trail/Collier Boulevard 951 corridor. The 688-acre community offers a casual lifestyle featuring lakefront amenities and lakes with sweeping water views. Lakefront amenities include the completed Island Club, which offers a pool and lap lane, beach volleyball and bocce ball courts, a 5,160-square-foot clubhouse, and a separate 3,500-square-foot fitness club with an aerobics area, free weights and exercise machines. Residents will also enjoy Match Point, a lakefront tennis and pickleball complex opening first quarter of 2017, along with two miles of walking/biking paths and two dog parks. Stocks 2,947 square feet Madison floor plan in Parrot Cay includes a great room and dining room that open to an outdoor living area and pool deck covered with marble pavers, four bedrooms, four-and-a-half baths, a study, an island kitchen, and a three-car garage. Vogue Interiors Sheila Corasaniti, IDS created the Madison models coastal transitional interior that places a premium on comfort and relaxation. The color palette mixes celery green backgrounds with black, off-white, grey, and silver accents. The flooring in the living areas is 12 x 24-inch porcelain tile with a matte finish that conveys the look of Carrara marble. Base-priced at $799,990, the furnished Madison model is offered for $1,195,100. Soco Interiors Daniel Kilgore, ASID and design assistant Sirena Gilmore created the interior for Stocks Muirfield III model in Parrot Cay. Base-priced at $839,990, the 3,255 square feet plan includes a living room that opens to an outdoor living area with a summer kitchen, pool, and spa, four bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, a study, formal dining room, an island kitchen, and a three-car garage. The contemporary coastal design style conveys a relaxed, elegant vibe. The designs color palette blends soft greys, white, sky blues, and pops of navy. The flooring is porcelain faux wood in a light grey tone. The furnished Muirfield III model is priced at $1,412,060. Residences by Stock Signature Homes in the Sparrow Cay neighborhood are priced from $459,990. Kilgore has also created the interior for the Anastasia model in Sparrow Cay. Base-priced at $539,990, the 2,913 square feet Anastasia offers three bedrooms, three-anda-half baths, a formal dining room, an island kitchen and morning room, a computer and craft center, and a great room that opens to an outdoor living area with a summer kitchen, pool, and spa. A two-car garage and a one-car garage are included. Kilgores interior conveys a modernized cabana feeling with a tropical twist. The color palette showcases earthy, rustic backgrounds, cream and honey wood tones, greys and seaglass green and coral accents. The flooring throughout the living areas is a porcelain faux wood in a honey oak color. The Anastasia model is priced at $1,041,710 with furnishings. Nancy Peck, owner of Nancy Peck Interiors, designed the elegant interior of Stocks Venice model in Sparrow Cay. Her color palette includes beige-onbeige with creams, neutrals and splashes of blues and seagrass green. The flooring is beige porcelain tile set on the diagonal. Base-priced at $499,990, the 2,643 square feet floor plan includes a great room and island kitchen, a formal dining room, three bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths, an outdoor living space with a sitting area, pool, and spa, a one-car garage, and a two-car garage. The Venice model is priced at $956,750 with furnishings. Stocks 2,384 square feet Biscayne plan in Sparrow Cay is base-priced at $459,990 and offers a great room, an island kitchen and breakfast nook, a study, three bedrooms, a two-car garage, and a one-car garage. The great room opens to the outdoor living spaces conversation area, pool, and spa. The Biscayne model showcases an interior by Michael Hayes and C. Chad Elkins of Hayes Elkins Design for Pizzazz Interiors. An appealing neutral-toned color palette includes linen and flax tones, light beiges, and creams mixed with wood finishes. The flooring in the living areas is Gravel Road porcelain tile. The furnished Biscayne model is priced at $906,330. Stocks move-in ready residences at Naples Reserve include the 2,812 square feet Belfield in Parrot Cay and the 2,600 square feet Captiva and 2,895 square feet Useppa II in Sparrow Cay. Base-priced at $799,990, the Belfield great room plan offers an island kitchen, formal dining room, a study, three bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, an outdoor living area with a pool and spa, and a three car garage. The unfurnished Belfield residence is priced at $927,555 with upgrades. The four bedroom, three-and-a-half bath unfurnished Captiva residence is base-priced at $494,990 and includes a spacious great room, dining room, and kitchen, a study, a covered lanai, pool and spa, and a three car garage. The move-in ready Captiva is priced at $791,905. with upgrades. Base-priced at $539,990. the Useppa II residence offers four bedrooms, four baths, a study, a sprawling great room, island kitchen, and dining area, an outdoor living area with a pool and spa, and a three-car garage. The move-in ready Useppa II is priced at $838,360 with upgrades. To learn more about the luxury residences offered by Stock Signature Homes in Naples Reserve, visit Above: Soco Interiors Daniel Kilgore, ASID and design assistant Sirena Gilmore created the interior for Stocks Muirfield III model in Parrot Cay at Naples Reserve. The 3,255 square feet residence is base-priced at $839,990 and the furnished model is priced at $1,412,060. Right: Soco Interiors Daniel Kilgore, ASID created the interior for Stock Signature Homes Anastasia model in Sparrow Cay at Naples Reserve that is being featured in the 2017 Single-Site CBIA Parade of Homes that continues today and Friday through Sunday February 24th through 26th. Below: Nancy Peck, owner of Nancy Peck Interiors, designed the elegant interior of Stock Signature Homes Venice model in Sparrow Cay. The Venice model is priced at $956,750 with furnishings. 8 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY

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Kalea Bays community amenities popular with buyersSecond Tower Released For SaleIf the clubhouse is the social and recreational centerpiece of a community then Kalea Bays will surely be one of the busiest places in the gated, luxury residential high-rise community located on Vanderbilt Drive in North Naples. There are several reasons buyers have decided to purchase at Kalea Bay, said Inga Wilson, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Kalea Bay. The first is the beautifully designed three-bedroom plus den/three-and-a-half-bath and fourbedroom/four-bath tower residences with Gulf views. The other is our spectacular community clubhouse. Not only will it be a dramatic sight as residents and visitors drive into the community, but it will also be the envy of every community in the Naples area. Kalea Bays 88,000-square-foot clubhouse is located on the north side of the large lake at the communitys entrance. The clubhouse, which is currently under construction, will feature three individual pools, including a resort pool, an adults-only pool and a childrens pool, plus an expansive pool deck, an open air bar, an indoor/outdoor restaurant, a snack bar, an Internet cafe and a gifts and sundries shop. All three pools will overlook the lake and provide a multitude of recreational options for everyone who lives and visits here, said Wilson. Expansive sun decks with lounge chairs and native, tropical plants separate each of the three pools for the ultimate in privacy. If basking in the sun or taking a refreshing dip in the pool isnt on a residents schedule, perhaps meeting friends for lunch, dinner or drinks is. We have the perfect place for all three, said Wilson. The indoor/outdoor restaurant will serve phenomenal meals throughout the day. And what better way to celebrate the good life in Florida than meeting family and friends for drinks while watching the sun set over the Gulf of Mexico. This is what living in Florida is supposed to be. Just a short walk from the clubhouse will be the tennis pavilion with six lighted Har-Tru tennis courts. Nearby are 24 guest suites to accommodate overnight guests and family members. Having that number of guest suites is unusual for a luxury high-rise community, but its an amenity many of our residents are excited about especially when they have extended family visiting, said Wilson. Rather than putting their guests up in hotels throughout the Naples and Bonita Springs area, they can vacation within the community. Its a real convenience. There will also be a shuttle service, originating from the clubhouse, to the beach. Two of the top rated beaches in the country are only minutes away from Kalea Bay, stated Wilson. Construction on the clubhouse is slated for completion in the fall and will coincide with the anticipated completion of the first residential tower, which is currently 80 percent sold. The approaching sellout of Tower 1 and the overwhelming response from our buyers prompted us to recently release Tower 2, said Wilson. 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. 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 Gulf 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. Prices at Kalea Bay begin at $1.3 million. For more information regarding Kalea Bay visit the on-site sales center. Due to bridge closings in the North Naples area, take US 41 to Wiggins Pass Road, then right on Vanderbilt Drive, two-tenths of a mile. Additional information is available by calling (239) 793-0110 or online at Above: Kalea Bays first and second towers were designed with rooftop amenities, including a sky lounge, spectacular pool and open-air fitness center. Left: Kalea Bay residences will enjoy their clubhouse day and night. Below: The 88,000-square-foot clubhouse features three separate pools. One of the three pools at the Kalea Bay clubhouse (on right) is for adults only. 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CAN A TOWN MAKE YOU HEALTHIER? It would have to be walkable. And bikeable. Even kayakable. There would have to be miles and miles of trails and creeks and lakes as well as tness facilities. Fresh food would have to be as convenient as fast food. And the doctors oce would be within walking distance. Or even as close as your laptop. It would have to be a place where you dont just live, you thrive. And luxurious amenities would come at an unluxurious price. Can a town make you healthier? This one can.Broker participation is welcome. Prices, plans, specications and community design are subject to change. Oral representations cannot be relied upon as correctly stating the representations of the developer. For correct information regarding Babcock Ranch, interested par ties should refer to written materials provided by the developer, legislative acts related to Babcock Ranch and the covenants and restrictions of the Babcock Ranch Residential Association, Inc. The information provided above is not intended to be an oering and should be considered as infor mational only. A better lifeBABCOCKRANCH.COM 877-484-4434

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Naples Square Phase II models expected to open by end of monthFurnished models in Phase II at Naples Square are expected to be open for viewing by the end of February. Just six Phase II residences remain available for purchase. Homebuyers continue to have a choice of four Phase II floor plans. The available Phase II plans range from 1,529 to 2,857 square feet under air and are priced from the mid-$700s. Ronto is developing Naples Square at the corner of 5th Avenue South and Goodlette-Frank Road in downtown Naples. Naples Squares walkable lifestyle is bringing a sense of cohesion to downtown by connecting 5th Avenue to Bayfront with access on 10th Street via 3rd Avenue South. Previously sold Phase I Denison and Essex models are open for guided tours with a sales associate. Baers Furnitures Janet Graham, ASID created the interior for the Phase II Chelsea model. Graham is bringing a soft contemporary design to the Chelseas two-bedroom plus den, two-and-ahalf bath plan that includes 1,843 square feet under air and a 238 square feet balcony. The great room, master bedroom, and guest bedroom open to the balcony. The plan features a kitchen with a peninsula bar and food preparation area with a double-sink and dishwasher. The owners suite includes walk-in closets and a bath with a glass-enclosed shower and tub and separate vanities. Grahams design conveys an urban look reflecting the vibrancy of the homes downtown location. Off-white walls complement 12 x 24 porcelain wood-look tile flooring presented in pale cream with a subtle taupe variation. The tile runs throughout the main area, into the guest room, and onto the balcony. The kitchen perimeter and island cabinetry are finished in a White Chocolate Truffle tone with chrome hardware. White quartz countertops are accented by a pale green, watery blue, and iridescent silver glass chicklet backsplash. The porcelain tile flooring transitions to wall-to-wall carpeting in the owners suite. The master baths porcelain tile flooring is also found in the shower and tub surround. Vanity cabinetry with a White Chocolate Truffle finish is topped by white quartz counters. The owners will enjoy the balconys 40 round dining table and four chairs. Club chairs with ottomans flank a 24 table outside the owners suite. The Phase II Ballard model features an interior by Robb & Stuckys Susan J. Bleda, ASID and interior designer Rachelle Porco. The plan offers 1,732 square feet of living space, including an open-air balcony, and features two bedrooms, two baths, a den, great room, and an island kitchen. The great room, owners bedroom, and guest bedroom open to the balcony. The balcony offers two areas for relaxing. Twilight is the inspiration for Ballard models interior. The designers have created a magical ambiance with glass and Lucite materials, reflective chrome and silver metal surfaces, and white backgrounds with accents of periwinkle blue, grayed lavender, and silver. The foyer features a circular tile flooring inset outlined by metal strips. The detail is set into Carreralook white porcelain tile with gray accents. The great room features a media wall with a linear fireplace. The media wall is faux-finished with silver striations. Recessed and paneled ceiling design details create definition between the great room and dining areas. A Parsons-style rectangular dining table features a white quartz top and stainless steel legs. White leather dining chairs surround the table. White shaker-style cabinetry in the kitchen is complemented by a sunsettoned glass tile backsplash. Countertops on the perimeter and island are finished with white quartz with gray accents. The study features a built-in desk/shelf across one wall with white shaker-style cabinetry underneath for storage. Quiet tones of silver and white continue into the light grey carpeted owners bedroom. The spacious master bath includes white shaker-style vanity cabinetry topped by sandy-toned quartz countertops. Renee Gaddis, NCIDQ, ASID, GREEN AP, President and Principal Designer at Renee Gaddis Interiors brought a modern coastal look with an urban feeling to the Denison model. The plan offers 2,264 square feet and a 290 square feet balcony while featuring three bedrooms, a den, three baths, family room and dining room, island kitchen, and a balcony accessed from the family room, dining room, and a guest bedroom. The owners suite includes a balcony, walk-in closets, and a bath with separate vanities, soaking tub, glass-enclosed shower, and separate water closets. To create a true urban oasis with a coastal modern feel, Gaddis used a color palette of white and soft gray accented with blue and pale salmon. Streamlined furnishings, airy window treatments, and doses of polished gold create a comfortable, sophisticated home. The Denisons foyer presents a rectangular ceiling detail of white painted tongue-in-groove panels. White barn doors open to the den that includes a desk and a media wall. The ceiling design features a modern loft look with open truss details. The kitchen features shaker-style cabinetry and Calcutta marble countertops that waterfalls over the edge of the island. The dining room features a live-edge wood table in a smoked gray finish. The great room features a drywall coffered ceiling design to add a subtle loft-like detail. Flat stock molding is applied to frame a walnut media console. The palette of white and smoky gray continues into the owners suite where a stepped crown ceiling design adds drama. In the owners bath, beveled white subway tile is used as a backsplash on the Calcutta marble double vanity with white shaker-style cabinetry. Ronto is accepting Phase III reservations. The Naples Square Sales Gallery at 100 South Goodlette-Frank Road in downtown Naples is open daily. Visit Above: The furnished Denison residence is one of two Phase I models open for guided tours with a sales associate at Naples Square in downtown Naples. New Phase II models are expected to be open for viewing by the end of this month. Residents at Naples Square enjoy a beautifully detailed Club Room that opens to a lushly landscaped courtyard amenity deck. Left: Naples Squares amenity decks are lushly landscaped and provide a serene, visually captivating ambiance. The landscaping was designed by Christian Andrea of Architectural Land Design, Inc. b ove: Th e fu rn is he d De ni sonre si de nce w f u d Ab is gu N a P h v i at de la N a la c a de L a Ab 12 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY

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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. FLStockDevelopmentExperience the undeniable appeal of Lakoya, the exclusive enclave of single-family homes at Lely Resort. Featuring a collection of move-in-ready homes and three fully furnished models to tour this weekend. Lakoya homeowners enjoy all the pleasures of Lely Resorts amenity-rich lifestyle, with three championship golf courses, four magnificent clubhouses, world-class tennis, and all the dining and activities at The Players Club & Spa. Make your home at Lakoya, and live the Lely lifestyle. 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. 6569 Roma Way, Naples, Florida 34113Lely Resort Realty, LLC, Exclusive Sales Agent, Licensed Real Estate Broker OPAL SERIESARVANITA Lot 273 MODEL HOME3/2 1,916 SF WAS $612,040 NOW $534,990NAPOLI Lot 290 2/2 1,855 SF WAS $452,875 NOW $402,875NAPOLI Lot 296 2/2 1,855 SF WAS $484,260 NOW $434,260CAPRI Lot 293 3/2 2,107 SF WAS $470,285 NOW $420,285SIENNA Lot 292 2/2 2,195 SF WAS $476,995 NOW $426,995SIENNA Lot 306 2/2 2,195 SF WAS $510,180 NOW $460,180TOPAZ SERIESSAN REMO III Lot 243 MODEL HOME2/2 1,809 SF WAS $840,050 NOW $774,990SAN REMO III Lot 230 2/2 1,809 SF WAS $711,940 NOW $671,940TIVOLI III Lot 238 3/3 2,062 SF WAS $692,155 NOW $652,155TIVOLI III Lot 240 3/3 2,062 SF WAS $725,790 NOW $685,790SAN REMO III Lot 241 2/2 1,809 SF $691,485TIVOLI III Lot 229 3/3 2,062 SF WAS $732,345 NOW $692,345DIAMOND SERIESMAJESTIC Lot 225 MODEL HOME4/4 3,823 SF WAS $1,876,922 NOW $1,649,990REGENCY MANOR Lot 176 2/2 1,809 SF WAS $1,403,615 NOW $1,353,615WINDSOR III Lot 189 4/4.5 4,155 SF WAS $1,657,270 NOW $1,607,270 Windsor III Diamond Series Capri Opal Series Majestic Diamond Series Regency Manor Diamond Series San Remo III Topaz Series Final opportunity for a NEW single-family home at Lakoya!The luxury of the legacy of OPEN HOUSE, SATURDAY & SUNDAY, 12P.M. TO 4P.M. SOLD PENDING

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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 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 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 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 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 14 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY

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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. BONITA BAY AND ITS ASSOCIATED LOGO ARE TRADEMARKS OF BONITA BAY PROPERTIES, INC., AND ARE USED UNDER LICENSE.FLStockDevelopment For directions and complete listings of all our models & communities please visit ALL READY TO CALL HOMECome tour our fully furnished models in the areas most distinctive communities and experience the quality and style of an award-winning builder. Featuring the best residential choices, with a wide selection of move-in-ready homes, theres a Stock home waiting for you. PresentingTHE BEST QUALITY | THE BEST CHOICES | THE BEST LOCATIONSSTOCKSBEST OPEN HOUSESATURDAY & SUNDAY 12PMPM E S PL A N A DE O F N A PLE S 3 models to tou r S in g le Famil y Homes from $ 1 million to over $ 2 million 9 105 E s pl ana d e Bl v d N a pl es TWINEAGLES2 models to tourSingle Family Homes from $1 million to over $2 million 12433 TwinEagles Blvd, Naples PARK SHORELuxury Custom Estate Home3750 Fountainhad Lane, Naples $3,495,000 ISLES OF COLLIER PRESERVE2 models to tourSingle Family Homes from $1 million to over $1.5 million 5684 Barbuda Lane, Naples BONITA BAY Grand Opening of Stella Model26100 Woodlyn Drive, Bonita Springs $2,809,000 MOORINGSLuxury Custom Estate Home675 Anchor Rode Drive, Naples $3,595,000 PINE RIDGELuxury Custom Estate Home392 West Street, Naples $3,495,000 S T L O O C C C A A A T T I O N BABCOCK RANCH | BONITA SPRINGS | FORT MYERS | MARCO ISLAND | NAPLES PALM BEACH | SARASOTA 2639 PROFESSIONAL CIRCLE SUITE 101 | NAPLES, FL 34119 239.592.7344 NAPLES RESERVEVisit our models at this weekends CBIA Parade of Homes5 models to tourSingle Family Homes from the $400s to over $1 Million14807 Dockside Lane, NaplesTwo miles south from the intersection of CR951 and US41

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Luxury estate homes in Mediterras Caminetto neighborhood inspired by natureNature provides the inspired background for life at Caminetto, a boutique neighborhood of only 15 homes in Mediterra, Naples premier golf and beach club and 10-time community of the year. Designed by London Bay Homes, Caminettos luxury single-family estate homes enhance the natural connection with views of nature preserves and fountained lakes, spacious outdoor areas, and secret retreats that feed the mind, body and soul. Offering three floor plans, London Bay Homes oneand two-story homes in Caminetto offer generously sized designsfrom 3,500 to 5,000 square feet of living space flowing to outdoor destinations, including covered alfresco living and dining areas, fire pits and intimate garden spots. The homes capture the award-winning builders attention to personal expression, luxury details and Private Label Living. The home designs are enhanced by three choices of architectural styles, including transitional interpretations of Mediterranean and coastal regions. Two model homes are now under construction with a third slated to begin this spring. Master suites in the Carmela and Sonoma models are elevated to sanctuaries, enjoying the unfolding beauty of nature and lakes, and featuring an outdoor shower or yoga gardenideal for morning sun salutations or unwinding before bedtime. Outdoor areas include beckoning custom pools and spas, water and fire features and fully equipped outdoor kitchens. Butlers pantries, wet bars, formal or in-kitchen dining areas, gourmet kitchens and open great room floor plans complement any entertaining style. Oneand two-car garages, restful master suites and spa-like baths enhance everyday life. The Carmela features three bedrooms, a formal dining room, study and a secluded yoga garden accessible from the bathroom. It has three full baths, a powder room and 3,835 square feet of living space. The four-bedroom, fourand onehalf bath Sonoma offers 4,421 square feet of living space within two floors. It also features a bonus room set within zero-corner sliding doors opening to the wraparound outdoor living area, a second-floor lounge, and an alfresco garden shower accessible from the master bath. The Sonoma also offers the option of an elevator. Both models are scheduled for completion this fall. London Bay Homes is also planning construction of a model representing the recently introduced threebedroom, four-bath Bianca offering a study, bonus room and 3,757 square feet of living space. Caminetto is just a leisurely stroll to the Parterre Gardena peaceful sanctuary in Mediterras Garden Neighborhood where fountained lake views, water features and meandering paths are waiting to be explored. The communitys Tom Faziodesigned championship golf courses are also nestled along nature preserves, conservation areas and lakes. With Mediterras membership waiting list now spanning nearly a year, London Bay Homes is offering an exclusive opportunity for new homebuyers to purchase a golf membership now. For more information about Caminetto, visit, call 239-949-8989, or visit Mediterra, located on Livingston Road, two miles north of Immokalee Road and west of I-75. A three-bedroom luxury estate, the Carmela in Caminetto will showcase aquatic elements and interior design by Romanza Interior Design. London Bay Homes Caminetto neighborhood at Mediterra is just a leisurely stroll to the Parterre Garden. The Carmelas alfresco spaces will include a fire table, infinity-edge pool and spa and covered living and dining areas. The Sonoma model will offer four bedrooms and 4,421 square feet of living space. 16 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY

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LUXURY COASTAL CONTEMPORARY TOWER RESIDENCES FROM JUST OVER $1M Sales Center Open Daily | 26951 Country Club Drive | Bonita Springs | High-rise and unshineStanding beautifully along the Gulf Coast, there is Seaglass. Now under construction, its Bonita Bays shining new tower. With luxurious residences and world-class amenities, it offers a lifestyle like nowhere else. 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. UNDER CONSTRUCTIONMONTHS TO OCCUPANCY 16 LIMITED TIME FOR RESIDENCE CUSTOMIZING 50 %SOLD OUT OVER

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Move-in ready single-family homes in Lakoya: models open as Lely Resort has fewer than 100 homes remainingStock Development has fewer than 20 single-family homes remaing in the final phase of the Lakoya neighborhood at Lely Resort. Lakoya is an extraordinary neighborhood that has been a big hit with homebuyers, said Tim Clark, Vice President of Sales at Lely Resort. We have four furnished models open across three series of homes, including nine homes avaialble for immediate occupancy and additional homes scheduled for completion over the next few weeks. Lakoya is a meticulously planned 242acre enclave with sculptured landscaping, classical gardens, spectacularly choreographed fountains and elegant paved walking paths. It is surrounded by subtropical woodlands and The Classics 18-hole championship course, which features gentle undulations and tree-lined fairways. An elaborate series of lakes has been crafted throughout the neighborhood, giving the homes a spectacular array of water, golf course and nature preserve views. A Diamond Series home, the beautiful Windsor III is perfectly suited to take advantage of The Lakoya neighborhood with its extraordinary lakes views along the Gary Player-designed Classics championship golf. The Windsor III is a single-story residence encompassing 4,155 square feet under air. It has three bedrooms plus a fourth bedroom/recreational room, three and a half baths inside plus a pool bath, a central great room, exercise room, dining room and study with elegant French doors. Raised tray ceilings throughout the living areas add to the homes spacious feel. There is a large island style kitchen with a breakfsast nook overlooking the pool through a wall of curved glass. The master suite includes a sitting room overlooking the pool and twin walk-in closets. The home also features two separate, two-car garages located across from one another on a brick-paver entry courtyard. Sheltered beneath the screened and covered lanai is an outdoor kitchen and entertainment area next to the elaborate pool and spa package. Stock has recently reduced the price of the Windsor III to $1,607,270. From the Topaz Series, the exquisitely designed Tivoli III provides paciousness and livability in a three-bedroom, three-bath great room-style home. The Tivoli III features a formal study, a gourmet islandstyle kitchen with a dining room, a screened covered lanai and an attached two-car garage. The home offers 2,062 square feet under air and is a total of 3,057 square feet including the lanai, the entry and the garage. The home is move-in ready for $692,345. Also from the Topaz Series, The San Remo III is a single-story great room style home featuring two bedrooms, two baths, plus a study, and a spacious master suite. The San Remo III offers homebuyers 1,809 square feet of living area in an open and breezy floor plan with plenty of space to enjoy a casual Florida lifestyle. The great room opens to a very generous lanai and large pool and spa. The grand two-story foyer is adjacent to the study, which is the perfect place for the home office and quiet reading. The guest bedroom sits off to the side and offers privacy to family and friends, while the spacious master suite features his and her walk in closets and a luxurious bath with both a shower and a soaking tub. The master suite also features plenty of natural light and direct access to the outdoor living area. A move-in ready model is available for $671,940. Twin Villas are also available in The Opal Series, a collection of four, single-story twin villa designs. They are priced from $420, 285. The Arvanita model is open for viewing and features an interior design by Robb & Stucky. The Arvanita is a three-bedroom, two-bath home with and 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. Lakoya residents have access to Naples most comprehensive amenities package. Lely Resort boasts Naples most prestigious golf program. Homeowners live within steps of three championship golf courses designed by some of the greatest architects in the game Robert Trent Jones Sr., Lee Trevino and Gary Player, as well as two spectacular golf clubhouses. 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 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. The Players Room is the newest addition to The Players Club & Spa. This multipurpose 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. Lely Resort Realty is now located at 8038 Signature Club Circle Bldg 8-102, Naples, FL 34113. Visit or call 239-793-2100. Above: Windsor at Lakoya, Tivoli III. Left: The San Remo III. Below: Players Club. A b P l a qg 18 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY

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The Horizon is YoursEXCLUSIVE WATERFRONT RESIDENCES And so much more. Its immediate access to your boat, Wiggins Bay, estuaries and the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Its complete freedom, and its all yours. 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 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.

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Find your new home this February in Ave MariaMake plans to visit Ave Maria this month for fun in the winter sun and tour 21 decorated model homes of all size and designs from builders CC Homes, Del Webb and Pulte 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. And with prices from the high $100s, you cant afford to miss this opportunity to live in beautiful Collier Countys Community of the Year for 2016 and 2015. Free Events in February Visit us Feb 18 for Warmest Winter Ever, an outdoor winter wonderland from 3-6pm with movie on the lawn, Disneys Frozen, at 6pm. Come out Feb 25 for Blues, Brews & BBQ from 11am5:30pm with live music from several blues bands and savory bbq. 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. 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 four-legged 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. Visit UsFor more information visit Ave Maria at 5076 Annunciation Circle # 104, 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. Named 2016 Community of the Year, Ave Maria offers over 40 single-family floor plans from 3 builders, outdoor recreation, town center shopping and dining, and A-rated education. Nd2016CitfthYA Rid ge .Customize 20 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY

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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 The new season of Quail West is more vibrant than ever before. Now celebrating the opening of our newly redesigned clubhouse with a magni cent new lobby and dazzling bar & lounge area, plus a new, updated golf experience. Theres more to come, too, with an expanded tness and wellness center underway. 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 magni cent models today!MAGNIFICENT: THE SE UEL. QCome celebrate the season of WHATS NEXT. 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 BRIGITTE 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: AQUALINA

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Stock Development completes first model in Lake Timber at Babcock RanchKitson & Partners announced Stock Development has completed the first furnished model at Babcock Ranch, a new 18,000acre eco-centric, solar powered town being developed by Kitson 20 minutes east of Fort Myers off Florida State Road 31 in Charlotte County. Located in Lake Timber, the towns first neighborhood, the Sebring residence is the first of five lakefront models Stock is presenting at Babcock Ranch. Three additional Stock models are will open in March and another this summer. Featured in Babcock Ranchs Longleaf Collection and situated on 70 and 80-foot lakefront home sites, Stocks floor plans were designed by Looney Ricks Kiss Architects, the firm that established Babcocks Craftsman, Farmhouse, Coastal Gulf Vernacular, Spanish, and Colonial/ West Indies architectural styles. The residences are built to Florida Green Building Coalition Certification standards. Norris Furniture and Interiors Licensed Interior Designer Deborah Chase-Schulte has combined old and new elements to create the interior for the Sebring model. Beigey-grey backgrounds are accented with citron green, sky blue, and sunset red. Flooring is wood-look plank porcelain tile. Photographs taken at Babcock Ranch, wood furnishings, board and batten details, unique elements such as a sliding barn door connecting the dining room and kitchen, drop-down and beamed ceiling details, and a dining room opening to a covered front porch contribute to the homes connection with the outdoors. The outdoor living areas pool and deck offer serene lake views. Basepriced at $469,990, the Sebrings 2,676 square feet great room plan includes a formal dining room, island kitchen, three bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, and a two-car garage. Stocks Delray, Crystal, and Destin models will be open in March. Base-priced at $549,990, the two-story Delray presents street-facing covered porches on the first and second floors. The 3,264 square feet plan features a variety of gathering places, including a great room and dining area that opens to the outdoor living space, an island kitchen, study, upstairs bonus room, three bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, and a two-car garage. Megan Ellis, Senior Designer at Builders Design in Sarasota, created an interior with an industrial feeling. The design mixes red and navy blues with large-scale furniture pieces against neutral greige backgrounds and porcelain tile flooring. The front porch and an outdoor living area overlooking the lake offer places to relax with neighbors. The interior of Stocks Crystal model by LDL Interiors Lynn Lombardi for Pizzazz Interiors is grounded in a New Americana concept. Beginning with the front porch, and extending through an interior with Old Florida elements and wood flooring, neighbors will always be welcomed. The wall color will be a light greyish blue complemented by whites, blues, and pops of red and green. Plans call for the great room ceiling to be accented with rustic beams. As planned, the study will include a sleeper sofa and built-in corner desk. The 3,076 square feet plan includes an island kitchen, three bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, and a lakefront outdoor living area with a summer kitchen, pool and spa. The Crystal plan is base-priced at $549,990. Stocks Destin model will present a contemporary style that combines clean lines with concrete, wood, glass, and highgloss finishes. Created by Soco Interiors Senior Designer Meredith Summersgill, the design features a palette with greys, taupes, and whites accented with pops of orange. Flooring in the living areas will be woodlook plank tile. Summersgill has incorporated wall and ceiling details, various fabrics, and furnishings ranging from the great rooms distressed concrete top side tables to a petrified wood table in the study. The great room, island kitchen, and dining space is the heart of the Destins 3,191 square feet plan that includes four bedrooms, four-and-ahalf baths, a study, three-car garage, and an outdoor living area with a pool and spa overlooking the lake. The Destin is basepriced at $569,990. Clive Daniel Homes Rebekah ErrettPikosky and Charlie Hansen have created an ecoluxe interior for Stocks Bartow model that is base-priced at $489,990 and will open this summer. Their furnishings maintain a relaxed ambiance. The palette includes greens and greys, creamy backgrounds, natural wallpapers, and grass cloth wall coverings against light grey hardwood flooring. The lakefront residence offers a 2,822 great room plan with an island kitchen, study, three bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, a two-car garage, and an outdoor living area with a pool. Features presented in the model include a built-in and a dry bar in the dining area that will include a refrigerated beverage center, applied molding details in the powder bath, and bump-outs that create recesses for the windows flanking the great rooms feature wall. Lake Timbers lakefront green spaces, trail head facilities, fishing dock, observation deck, and town garden provide opportunities for connecting with nature. The Lake House neighborhood center will include a pool, barbecue area, and playground. Lake Timber is a short walk or bike ride from Founders Square in Babcocks Downtown District. The Woodlea Hall information center, Curry Creek Outfitters, and the lakefront Table & Tap restaurant will open later this month adjacent to Founders Square. Kitson & Partners will dedicate Founders Square and celebrate the opening of Babcocks Downtown District during a Founders Festival event Saturday and Sunday, March 11th and 12th. The two-day event will begin with the 2017 Sun Run on the morning of the 11th and continue throughout the weekend with live music, food trucks, kids games, family activities, model home tours, and more. To learn more, visit To learn more about living at the eco-centric, solar powered town being created by Kitson & Partners at Babcock Ranch, visit Above: Base-priced at $469,990, Stock Developments 2,676 square feet Sebring residence is the first model to be completed at Babcock Ranch. Three additional models by Stock will open in early March in Babcocks Lake Timber neighborhood. Right: Babcock Ranch is a new ecocentric town being built by Kitson & Partners in Charlotte County just 20 minutes east of Fort Myers off Florida State Road 31. Babcock Ranch is the first solar powered town in the world. Above: Kitson & Partners will dedicate Founders Square and celebrate the opening of Babcock Ranchs Downtown District during a Founders Festival event Saturday and Sunday, March 11th and 12th. The two-day event will begin with the 2017 Sun Run on the morning of the 11th. To learn more, visit Above:Kitson&PartnerswilldedicateFoundersSquareandcelebratetheopeningof 22 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY

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Quail West introducing enhanced amenitiesStock Developments Quail West community in North Naples is introducing an array of completed amenity enhancements that have further solidified the Quail West Golf & Country Clubs standing as one of Southwest Floridas most preferred clubs. Budgeted at a cost of approximately $30 million, the two phase member approved and financed enhancement initiative is designed to meet the needs of Quail Wests growing membership and their changing lifestyle characteristics. The renovation initiative is making Quail Wests 70,000 square foot clubhouse an even more highly preferred destination while providing residents and members an experience that offers the finest in high-end amenities and services, including formal and casual dining, a glass enclosed, heated swimming pool, fitness, wellness, golf, tennis, and salon and spa services. Quail Wests members appreciate having exclusive access to the clubs comprehensive array of world-class amenities. The renovation design is focused on providing an integrated club experience in a single location and includes a new 12,000 square foot dedicated fitness and wellness building; enlarged and redesigned pre-function spaces to enhance the members experience during events; a major enhancement to the casual dining facilities and outdoor dining areas; an Internet Caf with grab and go service; and a complete renovation of the kitchens to improve food preparation and service in all dining venues in the Club. Premier quality food and elegant service are hallmarks of the Quail West experience. Renovation of the upstairs banquet kitchen has been completed. The fine dining experience has been enhanced by the completion of expanded pre-function space overlooking the indoor glass enclosed pool with a completely new lighted bar with a contemporary glass wall. The design of the new pre-function space is centered on the undulating shape of the bar and the glass wall that contain moving water and mood lighting. A double-sided fireplace warms the room and allows seating for casual conversation in the prefunction room and the adjacent club room. The expansion of the second floor kitchen has enhanced service to both the Mahogany Room formal dining room and to events including 300 to 350 people in the adjacent ballroom. Work on the redesign of the main lobby entrance has also been completed. Exquisite furnishings are framed by a new fire and water feature in the lobby. New furnishings and area rugs provide comfort and a consistent look for the lobby and hallway leading to the ballroom. The two-story dedicated fitness and wellness center building will be completed this spring. Improvements are being made to expand parking at the clubhouse complex and to redo four of the Clubs eight tennis courts with new hydro court surfaces and LED lighting. The new fitness and wellness center will promote exercise and wellness classes for members of all ages and will feature dedicated areas for Pilates and spin classes, cardio and weight rooms, and TRX personal training technology. Live and video workouts will be available throughout the year. The new fitness and wellness center will connect to the existing glass-enclosed indoor heated pool and to the clubhouse. The design of the improved clubhouse has been a cooperative effort of Humphrey Rosal Architects, the clubs membership, and Clive Daniel Home. The upper floor of the clubhouse has remained more formal with a transitional feel. Phase II renovations are scheduled to commence in summer, 2017 and will transform the lower floor of the clubhouse. The redesigned lower floor will provide more casual spaces that tie in the traditional elements of the club with a more casual atmosphere presented by the lower floors corridor that will integrate golf, fitness, tennis, the salon and spa, and casual dining. As part of the initiative, Quail West is investing approximately $12 million to enhance the playability of its Preserve and Lakes championship golf courses. The renovations are addressing enhancements to the irrigation systems, green complexes, the adjacent bunker, fringe, and grass areas, and the fairways. New irrigation technologies are being introduced to embrace best water conservation practices and reduce overall operating costs. The renovation also includes improvements to the golf practice area that is being enlarged. Renovations to the Preserve course have been completed and the course reopened in December. Enhancements to the Lakes Course are expected to begin this spring with completion anticipated January, 2018. Phase II of the initiative to be undertaken and completed next year will include a new golf pro shop that will offer a wider array of golf equipment and apparel selections. The golf course enhancements are being overseen by J. Drew Rogers, a member of the American Society of Golf Course Architects. Rogers regards Quail Wests Preserve course as a layout with great natural beauty. The Preserve plays to 6,841 yards from the back tees and takes the golfer on a journey through verdant woodland areas. The signature par three second hole features an expansive bed of flowers provides a striking display of color. The flags are equipped for laser link distance measurements. The 7,041 yard Lakes Course offers wide-open vistas across a system of shimmering lakes. Numerous fairway and green-side berms are affectionately referred to as Hills Hills. The layout is fairly open and has a links quality to it. The flags on the Lakes Course are also equipped for laser link distance measurements. 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 proceed to Quail Wests main entrance. To learn more about Quail West, visit Above: A new fitness and wellness center to be completed this spring will connect to Quail Wests existing glass-enclosed indoor heated pool and to the clubhouse. Left: Enhancements to Quail Wests Preserve golf course have been completed and the course is open for play. The Preserves signature par three second hole presents an expansive bed of flowers that provides a striking display of color. Below: The expansion of the second floor kitchen In Quail Wests 70,000 square foot clubhouse has enhanced service to both the Mahogany Room formal dining room and to events including 300 to 350 people in the adjacent ballroom. A t Q h E c i p b d s s t r p 24 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY

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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 1,500 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

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Three ways to purchase a new villa in Watercourse at Talis ParkWith just six single family villa purchase opportunities remaining in its popular Watercourse neighborhood, Talis Park announced that Distinctive Communities is offering luxury homebuyers a uniquely flexible opportunity to enjoy the North Naples communitys In the Village lifestyle. Watercourse is an enclave of 29 detached, maintenance-free, luxurious single-family villas that range from 2,530 to 3,638 square feet situated on Lake Il Corso, directly across the water from the Toscana neighborhood that presents the most authentic Amalfi Coast inspired architecture found in Southwest Florida. The combination of the lake and Toscana views in Watercourse provides a captivating tableau that is unlike any other in Naples. The Spanish Eclectic great room villas in Watercourse open to private indoor/ outdoor spaces with spectacular water vistas. Three and four bedroom plans include a study, island kitchens, and outdoor living areas with custom designed heated swimming pools and custom designed landscaping. Standard features include 14-foot ceilings in the living areas, Viking kitchen appliances, and porcelain tile flooring. Optional natural gas outdoor grills and firepits are also available and can be incorporated in an outdoor living area design that offers a highly personalized experience. The Watercourse residences are being built by Artisan Associates, the exclusive builder of homes by Distinctive Communities. Watercourse embodies Talis Parks In the Village lifestyle that is designed to put residents literally within minutes of the communitys amenity core. Watercourse is situated just a short walk, bike ride, or golf cart ride from Talis Parks heralded Great Lawn and the dining, exercise, resort-style pool, and spa venues at the award-winning Vyne House clubhouse. Vyne House received First Place and Best of Show honors in the New Construction/Private Club category in Golf Inc.s 2016 Clubhouse of the Year competition. Vyne House was also named recipient of the Collier Building Industry Associations 2016 Sand Dollar Awards for Best Clubhouse Exterior and Best Clubhouse Interior Design. Situated directly in front of Vyne House, the Great Lawn serves as the backdrop for community events or impromptu gatherings by residents. In addition, Watercourse is literally across the street from the communitys new sports bar located at Casa Cortese overlooking the pristine driving range of the Talis park golf course. Talis Parks Sports Complex is also within minutes of Watercourse and includes six lighted Har-Tru tennis courts with directionally focused lighting and pavilions, 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 attractive green space. Distinctive Communities highly flexible ownership possibilities in Watercourse offer homebuyers the opportunity to take advantage of three purchase scenarios designed to meet their their desired movein timeframes. For homebuyers seeking a completed residence that can be enjoyed for the remainder of Naples 2017 winter season and beyond, the 3,000 square feet, three bedroom, three-and-a-half bath Berolina villa is available for immediate purchase and move-in. This tastefully finished residence features $100,000 in upgrades. Gray-toned oak wood floors throughout the first level blend nicely with the soft, two-toned, off-white kitchen cabinets. An equally attractive glass tile backsplash provides a perfect complement to the kitchens leathered calcite countertops. Outside, a natural gas outdoor kitchen with a vented hood and an electric screen provide a comfortable and flexible lanai space overlooking a pool and an over-sized spa that includes three water features. The Occupancy Now Berolina residence is available for purchase and move-in now and priced at $1,485,000. Two residences that are scheduled to be completed in six months provide an opportunity for homebuyers who prefer to move-in late this summer or next fall. The residences have been completed to a roofed-in shell stage and allow buyers to make their own finish selections. In some cases, the interior walls can still be customized to create a floor plan that is ideally suited to the buyers unique needs. One of the two residences is priced at $1,380,000 and presents a floor plan similar to the Berolina that can be tailored to the buyers preferences. The second Occupancy Soon Watercourse villa features the spacious 3,638 square feet twostory Enna floor plan that includes four bedrooms plus a loft and four baths. The Enna residence is priced at $1,560,000. Three of the remaining home sites in Watercourse are the neighborhoods most highly anticipated sites. Recently released, the sites will accommodate custom residences that are some of the largest to ever be designed for construction in the neighborhood. One of the residences, the Catania III, is an expanded version of Distinctive Communities best-selling floor plan and will be situated on the largest home site In Watercourse. The redesigned 3,522 square feet floor plan features four bedrooms, one of which is an expanded master suite, four-and-a-half baths, an additional courtyard space off the master bedroom, and a single driveway. This light-filled residence is priced at $1,575,000. The remaining two residences each total 3,777 square feet under air and showcase the Enna II floor plan. The plan includes four bedrooms, four-and-a-half baths, a 12 x 4-foot island in the kitchen, and a generous 45 x 13-feet master suite overlooking Talis Parks signature Tuscan style bridge that leads to the Great Lawn and Vyne House. The two Enna residences include in the Occupancy Later purchase opportunity are priced at $1,750,000. Talis Park is a Kitson & Partners community located just north of Immokalee Road on Livingston Road. To learn more about Talis Park, visit the communitys Garden House Sales Center at 16980 Livingston Road in North Naples, or visit Above: Vyne House Rear Exterior 2: Watercourse is situated just a short walk, bike ride, or golf cart ride from Talis Parks heralded Great Lawn and the dining, exercise, and spa venues at Talis Parks award-winning Vyne House clubhouse. Right: The Spanish Eclectic great room villas in Watercourse at Talis Park open to private indoor/outdoor spaces with spectacular water views. Villas ranging from 2,530 to 3,638 square feet are situated on Lake Il Corso, across the water from the Toscana neighborhood that presents the most authentic Amalfi Coast inspired architecture found in Southwest Florida. Below: The Talis Park Golf Couse is one of just two Greg Norman-Pete Dye designed courses in the world and offers one of the most highly acclaimed golf experiences in the U.S. 26 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY

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The Isles of Collier Preserve by Minto named Community of the YearThe Isles of Collier Preserve in Naples by Minto Communities recently received Collier Building Industry Association (CBIA) 2016 Sand Dollar Awards for Community of the Year, Best Special Event for Residents for the Isles Club Grand Opening, and Best TV commercial. Mintos ultra-luxurious Tamarind Grande model at The Isles of Collier Preserve also won for Best Specialty Feature for its unique guest casitas. The design of The Isles Club was inspired by the charming coastal cottage style of the original Naples Beach Hotel built in 1888 as a 16-room inn. Like the historic hotel, The Isles Club is distinguished by a stylized cupola and large awning-shaded front porch. Overlooking the sparkling Cypress Waterway, The Isles Club includes an array of active lifestyle and wellness amenities. Residents and friends gather here for social functions, swimming in the stunning resortstyle pool, tennis, pickleball and workouts in the state-of-the-art fitness center. A lushly landscaped event courtyard, yoga lawn and kayak launch provide additional opportunities for outdoor recreation. Energy efficient home designs at The Isles of Collier Preserve include a selection of 43 innovative floor plans. Luxury villas, coach homes and single-family homes are priced from the mid $300s to $1 million plus. The community currently presents 16 fully furnished model homes for touring. For a limited time only, buyers will have the opportunity to take advantage of $50,000 in incentives on several movein ready homes including a Pimento single-family home, Dahlia villa home and Orchid Grande coach home. The Pimento single-family home includes a pool and spa with a beautiful water view. It is 2,333 square feet under air, with two bedrooms, den, two-anda half baths and three-car garage and is priced at $853,237. The Dahlia villa home is 1,565 square feet under air with two bedrooms, two baths, den, pool and spa, and two-car garage. It is priced at $526,550. The Orchid Grande threestory coach home is 2,169 square feet under air, and includes two bedrooms, two baths, den, sun room, third floor observatory, two-car garage, and private elevator. It is priced at $639,550. The Isles of Collier Preserve is located just four miles east of downtown Naples on U.S. 41/Tamiami Trail East. The Discovery Sales Center is open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For information on The Isles of Collier Preserve call 888-707-1251 or visit Above: The Isles Club, The Isles of Collier Preserve and Pimento interior. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF FEBRUARY 16-22, 2017 GULF COAST HOMES 27 ON NAPLES BAY, 5 MINUTES FROM DOWNTOWN AND THE BEACHESLUXURY VILLAS, COACH HOMES & SINGLEFAMILY HOMES FROM THE MID $300s TO OVER $1 MILLION Discover Naples Community of the YearNestled along the scenic Cypress Waterway only 5 minutes from downtown Naples youll nd a waterfront lifestyle that others can only dream of. Where an incredible selection of award-winning Minto homes complements an extraordinary setting for every day adventures and non-stop fun. Simply put, Life is better in The Isles. Come experience it for yourself! ISLES AWAYfrom the ordinary Isles Club Amenities:Classic Old Florida Clubhouse Fitness Center Resort-Style Pool Lap Pool Cabanas Tennis Courts Kayak Launch Event Lawn Pickleball Courts 8 miles of scenic kayak and hiking trails Available membership at adjoining yacht club and marina with deep water access to the Gulf of Mexico For location, hours of operation and further details about our award-winning communities throughout Florida, visit GET STARTED ATMintoFla.com5445 Caribe Avenue, Naples, FL 34113 Located on US 41/Tamiami Trail East, just south of Thomasson Drive(888) 707-1251 HURRY FOR LIMITED TIME INCENTIVESAVE UP TO $50,000!* 951 951 Pine Ridge RoadNAPLESNAPLES Gulf of MexicoOF C O LL I ER P RE S E R V E NNaples Bay Davis Boulevard Golden Gate Pkwy. Hamilton Harbor 5th Ave. Dollar Bay Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve *Limited time incentive on select homes, please see a New Home Sales Professional for details. Minto Communities, LLC 2017. Not an offer where prohibited by state statutes. All rights reserved. Content may not be reproduced, copied, altered, distributed, stored or transferred in any form or by any means without express written permission. Artists renderings, dimensions, specifications, prices and features are approximate and subject to change without notice. Minto, the Minto logo, The Isles of Collier Preserve and The Isles of Collier Preserve logo are trademarks of Minto Communities, LLC and/or its affiliates. CGC 1519880. 2/2017

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PARK SHORE 4790 Whispering Pine Way Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID SCHW020617IHE $2,595,000 MARCO ISLAND 227 Edgewater Court Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 217010176 $1,745,000 GREY OAKS 1932 Cocoplum Way Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 Web ID 217010161 $3,499,000 Nestled in the heart of the Estates at Bay Colony Golf Club, this specic home is perfectly situated on the second fairway capturing unparalleled lake views surpassing one's expectations. A stately circular drive with porte-cochere and side entry motor court create grand curb appeal as does the tropical landscape setting. Luxuriously designed interiors from marble oors to intricate detailing in tray and cathedral ceilings with rich crown moldings. ESTATES AT BAY COLONY 1286 Waggle Way Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 Web ID 217009397 $6,450,000 COLLIER'S RESERVE 11720 Walton Place Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 217009497 $1,299,000 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. Bay Harbor by Fred Wagneri used with permission. YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH

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Port Royal 3 The Moorings | Coquina Sands 3 Old Naples | Aqualane Shores 4 Park Shore 4 Pelican Bay 5 Bay Colony 5 Pelican Marsh 5 Naples & Surrounds 6 Grey Oaks 7 North Naples 8 Vanderbilt Beach 9 Marco Island 9 Fiddler's Creek 10 Bonita Springs & Surrounds 10 Bonita Bay 11 Sanibel | Captiva | Fort Myers 11Thursday, February 16, 2017COMMUNITY GUIDETABLE OF CONTENTS 20,000 associates 850 offices worldwide 65 countries and territories globally 40 Premier Sotheby's International Realty locationsTHE VILLAGE | 239.261.6161 4300 Gulf Shore Boulevard North, Suite 100 Naples, FL 34103 BROAD AVENUE | 239.434.2424 390 Broad Avenue South Naples, FL 34102 FIFTH AVENUE | 239.434.8770 500 Fifth Avenue South, Suite 505 Naples, FL 34102 MARCO ISLAND | 239.642.2222 760 North Collier Boulevard, Suite 101 Marco Island, FL 34145 GREY OAKS ESTUARY | 239.261.3148 1220 Gordon River Trail Naples, FL 34105 CENTRAL NAPLES | 239.659.0099 4001 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 102 Naples, FL 34103 RENTALS | 239.262.4242 5020 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 120 Naples, FL 34103 VANDERBILT | 239.594.9494 325 Vanderbilt Beach Road Naples, FL 34108 MERCATO SALES CENTER | 239.594.9400 9123 Strada Place, Suite 7125 Naples, FL 34108 BONITA SPRINGS | 239.948.4000 27400 Riverview Center Boulevard, Suite 4 Bonita Springs, FL 34134 SANIBEL | 239.472.2735 2341 Palm Ridge Road Sanibel, FL 33957 CAPTIVA | 239.395.5847 11508 Andy Rosse Lane Captiva, FL 33924 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM Mansion House #31 Cindy Thompson 239.860.6513 Web ID 217010745 $2,999,000 3575 Gordon Drive William Callahan 239.272.5756 Web ID 217010685 $7,995,000 Executive Club #213 James Bates 239.961.3973 Web ID 216073977 $695,000 3800 Fort Charles Drive Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216077798 $11,900,000 1831 Crayton Road Ruth Trettis 239.571.6760 Web ID 216035102 $4,995,000 Shores of Naples #21 Ryan Nordyke 239.776.9390 Web ID 216065398 $895,000 LIVE LIKE A LOCALPage 2From beachfront homes and majestic estates, to cozy cottages and resort-style retreats, allow us to match you with a rental that far exceeds home know what it means to live like a local.239.262.4242

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COMMUNITY GUIDETABLE OF CONTENTS Page 3 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM 4233 Gordon Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217004960 $12,950,000 3750 Rum Row Tom Gasbarro 239.404.4883 Web ID 216004706 $21,495,000 606 Binnacle Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216068036 $2,775,000 Lausanne #806N Angela R. Allen 239.825.8494 Web ID 216060022 $1,295,000 Admiralty Point #505 Ryan Nordyke 239.776.9390 Web ID 216079762 $1,595,000 825 Wedge Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216071000 $2,995,000 Mansion House #31 Cindy Thompson 239.860.6513 Web ID 217010745 $2,999,000 3300 Green Dolphin Lane Tom Gasbarro 239.404.4883 Web ID 216011338 $6,895,000 Carriage Club #61 Beth McNichols 239.821.3304 Web ID 217009583 $765,000 1375 Spyglass Lane Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 215063104 $7,900,000 3575 Gordon Drive William Callahan 239.272.5756 Web ID 217010685 $7,995,000 Spindrift Club #66 Ryan Nordyke 239.776.9390 Web ID 216067123 $664,900 Executive Club #213 James Bates 239.961.3973 Web ID 216073977 $695,000 3035 Fort Charles Drive Lisa Tashjian 239.259.7024 Web ID 217008692 $14,500,000 205 Bahia Point Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216022951 $5,500,000 419 Mooring Line Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216059130 $3,995,000 1442 Galleon Drive Steve Smiley 239.298.4327 Web ID 216015148 $6,395,000 475 Galleon Drive Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216075346 $4,950,000 3800 Fort Charles Drive Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216077798 $11,900,000 1831 Crayton Road Ruth Trettis 239.571.6760 Web ID 216035102 $4,995,000 Harbour Club #203 Bill Frantz 330.329.0077 Web ID 217009991 $850,000 Shores of Naples #21 Ryan Nordyke 239.776.9390 Web ID 216065398 $895,000 PORT ROYAL THE MOORINGS // COQUINA SANDS 617 Binnacle Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216068637 $3,995,000 YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH

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Page 4Bougainvillea Gardens #1 Steve Allison 239.776.8160 Web ID 217009578 $1,599,900 Gulfside #103 Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 217011083 $734,000 Remington #2004 Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.261.6200 Web ID 217003473 $6,495,000 180 6th Street North Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216061159 $1,790,000 960 on Seventh #104 Heather Hobrock 239.370.3944 Web ID 217009581 $375,000 Villa Ensenada #9 Steve Allison 239.776.8160 Web ID 217009696 $1,750,000 689 Bougainvillea Road Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216071986 $3,450,000 505 21st Avenue South Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216072508 $3,950,000 Park Plaza #1400 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217011004 $1,850,000 Colonade #1601 Vanya/Dimo Demirev 239.565.0550 Web ID 216044270 $759,000 Park Shore Landings #4-434 Ryan Nordyke 239.776.9390 Web ID 216072817 $799,000 Provence #201 Patrick O'Connor 239.293.9411 Web ID 216064309 $2,100,000 Brittany #303 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216067634 $2,495,000 2180 Sheepshead Drive Debra McInnis 239.776.4946 Web ID 216036772 $3,599,000 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217011101 $3,995,000 675 2nd Street South Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216046282 $4,975,000 205 3rd Avenue North Peter Reppucci 239.595.6500 Web ID 217002741 $4,899,000 409 1st Avenue North Linda Richards Malone 239.595.9595 Web ID 216070877 $4,799,000 1826 7th Street South Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216062859 $5,995,000 Mystique #303 Urness/Tarkenton 239.598.9900 Web ID 216028811 $3,400,000 840 17th Avenue South Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216001738 $6,995,000 304 Turtle Hatch Road Dayle Cartwright 239.595.7853 Web ID 216042891 $4,000,000 517 Turtle Hatch Road Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID TURT062916IHE $3,195,000 Brittany #V17 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216069173 $2,695,000 Enclave #9 Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 Web ID 216030804 $5,950,000 Enclave #17 Amy Becker/Leah Ritchey 239.272.3229 Web ID 216063779 $6,350,000 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM Esmeralda on Eighth #201 Paul Gray 239.273.0403 Web ID 216010013 $2,470,000 OLD NAPLES // AQUALANE SHORES // ROYAL HARBOR Vistas #1402 Nick Asimes 239.777.0460 Web ID 217008880 $1,499,900 PARK SHORE YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH

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Page 5Chateaumere #C-402 Heidi Deen 239.370.5388 Web ID 216061876 $635,000 Trieste #1404 Frank Pezzuti 239.216.2445 Web ID 216068980 $2,800,000 Remington #904 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 216071072 $5,195,000 Toscana #1602 Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433 Web ID 216042456 $2,288,000 Biltmore #1502 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 216013177 $3,999,000 Remington #204 Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.261.6200 Web ID 217003493 $5,495,000 Remington #2004 Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.261.6200 Web ID 217003473 $6,495,000 9782 Bentgrass Bend Linda Richards Malone 239.595.9595 Web ID 216071640 $8,450,000 Egrets Walk #101 Cynthia Miles 239.273.3449 Web ID 216044205 $359,900 St. Kitts #404 Jeannie McGearty 239.248.4333 Web ID 216070261 $945,000 Remington #702 Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 Web ID 216072095 $5,550,000 St. Maarten #1104 Pat Duggan 239.213.7445 Web ID 216059396 $795,000 Calais #G-102 Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 Web ID 217008247 $685,000 Glencove #908 Erik David Barber 323.513.6391 Web ID 216069955 $415,000 St. Laurent #305 Beth McNichols 239.821.3304 Web ID 216070423 $945,000 Mystique #303 Urness/Tarkenton 239.598.9900 Web ID 216028811 $3,400,000 9155 Torreno Court Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 216065124 $1,799,000 Seville #1612 Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 216077051 $499,000 8687 Purslane Drive Marybeth Brooks 239.272.6867 Web ID 216027113 $1,990,000 8838 Ventura Drive Terri Moellers 239.404.7887 Web ID 216008823 $580,000 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM St. Laurent #404 Catherine McAvoy 239.370.2539 Web ID 217010941 $1,195,000 Windsor #302 Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216067665 $7,975,000 1405 Via Portono James Bates 239.961.3973 Web ID 217009516 $1,249,000 PELICAN BAY BAY COLONY PELICAN MARSH YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH ESTATES AT BAY COLONY

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Page 6 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COMWellington Place II #2304 Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 216067081 $580,000 12640 Biscayne Court Tom/Tess McCarthy 239.243.5520 Web ID 216074185 $599,000 1131 7th Avenue North Cristal O'Meara 239.961.2528 Web ID 216007802 $1,199,000 632 Hickory Road Agnes Zak 239.287.8036 Web ID 216054791 $995,000 68 East Avenue Sue Black 239.250.5611 Web ID 216030195 $1,150,000 6502 Carema Lane Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216063008 $1,279,000 747 Myrtle Terrace Jeannie McGearty 239.248.4333 Web ID WEID090916IHE $1,295,000 Bayfront #4402 Tom/Tess McCarthy 239.243.5520 Web ID 216073916 $489,900 7554 Rozzini Lane Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 Web ID 217009716 $374,900 8131 Palomino Drive Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 216071929 $385,000 3783 Treasure Cove Circle Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 Web ID 216077827 $539,000 Aversana #1204 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 216055274 $549,000 2742 14th Street North Linda Perry/Judy Perry 239.404.7052 Web ID 216052142 $699,000 14712 Windward Place Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 216050698 $649,990 Lesina #1203 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 216037047 $628,000 6110 Westport Lane Patrick O'Connor 239.293.9411 Web ID 216073534 $775,000 1024 6th Lane North Cristal O'Meara 239.961.2528 Web ID 216007825 $925,000 Beach House #102 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 215070944 $1,895,000 63 Eugenia Drive Sue Black 239.250.5611 Web ID 215044394 $1,885,000 7445 Martinique Terrace Ruth Bethem 239.777.7007 Web ID 217003875 $1,650,000 Baypointe #103 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216054999 $2,175,000 5139 Sand Dollar Lane Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 Web ID 216037268 $2,990,000 Lancaster Square #8-804 Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 Web ID 216013324 $549,900 Dominica Isle #202 Beth McNichols 239.821.3304 Web ID 217003177 $565,000 2358 Alexander Palm Drive Sonya Shaheen 239.877.2797 Web ID 216014458 $1,999,999 1425 Nighthawk Pointe Daniel Guenther 239.357.8121 Web ID 216013779 $4,690,000 448 Terracina Way Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 217009317 $1,095,000 4281 1st Avenue SW ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 217006280 $949,500 NAPLES & SURROUNDS7888 Valencia Court Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 216025923 $532,900 4821 Mahogany Ridge Drive Bernie/Joe Garabed 239.571.2466 Web ID 216048558 $1,200,000 YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH

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Page 7 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM1302 Noble Heron Way Melissa Williams 239.248.7238 Web ID 215070811 $1,695,000 1486 Anhinga Pointe Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 Web ID 216038328 $1,245,000 2165 Asti Court Sonya Shaheen 239.877.2797 Web ID 215073681 $1,595,000 1215 Gordon River Trail Daniel Guenther 239.357.8121 Web ID 215036906 $1,995,000 2358 Alexander Palm Drive Sonya Shaheen 239.877.2797 Web ID 216014458 $1,999,999 1231 Gordon River Trail Daniel Guenther 239.357.8121 Web ID 216005826 $2,295,000 1260 Gordon River Trail Melissa Williams 239.248.7238 Web ID 217001907 $2,295,000 1505 Marsh Wren Lane Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 Web ID 216020655 $2,195,000 1227 Gordon River Trail Daniel Guenther 239.357.8121 Web ID 216005828 $2,395,000 1425 Nighthawk Pointe Daniel Guenther 239.357.8121 Web ID 216013779 $4,690,000 1397 Great Egret Trail Daniel Guenther 239.357.8121 Web ID 216017559 $5,395,000 2224 Residence Circle Krista Fraga 239.877.6745 Web ID 216068556 $1,448,000 2841 Capistrano Way Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 Web ID WAYL110416IHE $2,290,000 GREY OAKS YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH MODELS OPEN DAILY | 47 unique residences | 239.594.9400 | Lutgert Construction Honored with Prestigious National Design Award 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 ADDRESSED THE LUTGERT COMPANIES MILES FROM THE BEACH1.7 RESTAURANTS AND SHOPS50+$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.

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Page 8 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM670 101st Avenue North Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 215045493 $599,000 1806 Menorca Court Helga Wetzold 239.821.6905 Web ID 217009678 $1,095,000 647 108th Avenue North Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 215060961 $604,900 The Strada #7216 Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web ID 216072704 $1,299,000 598 Lakeland Avenue Olesya Waltz 239.297.2960 Web ID 216050840 $899,900 2906 Leonardo Avenue Lynn Applebaum 239.776.5055 Web ID 216026285 $1,199,900 819 Barcarmil Way Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 217001058 $1,399,000 9197 Mercato Way Mary Kavanagh 616.957.4428 Web ID 216039628 $1,425,000 Nautica Landing #201 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216036885 $415,000 Cedar Ridge #202 Whitney Casement 239.253.6125 Web ID 217010285 $375,000 Bimini IV #201 Krista Fraga 239.877.6745 Web ID 217008659 $399,000 3566 Beaufort Court Patrick O'Connor 239.293.9411 Web ID 217000466 $468,100 Villa Del Mar #301 Vince Colace 239.260.3333 Web ID 216049592 $495,000 6576 Chestnut Circle Angela R. Allen 239.825.8494 Web ID 216059646 $499,000 14660 Beaufort Circle Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 Web ID 216045203 $675,000 The Strada #7508 Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web ID 216051154 $659,900 Lemuria #1504 Tom Gasbarro 239.404.4883 Web ID 216004390 $639,900 598 Lakeland Avenue Olesya Waltz 239.297.2960 Web ID 216053227 $799,000 730 Hull Court Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 216051093 $1,850,000 598 Lakeland Avenue Olesya Waltz 239.297.2960 Web ID 216050821 $894,900 9172 Mercato Lane Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web ID 216054212 $1,815,000 9201 Mercato Way Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web ID 216039475 $1,625,000 Aqua #I-309 Angela R. Allen 239.825.8494 Web ID 216032197 $1,595,000 Aqua #510 John D'Amelio 239.961.5996 Web ID 216036267 $1,925,000 9214 Mercato Way Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web ID 216016827 $1,970,000 1750 Sarazen Place Catherine Bordner 239.560.2921 Web ID 217000281 $530,000 Royal Marco Point #2-303 Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 216075137 $850,000 The Strada #7308 Heather Hobrock 239.370.3944 Web ID 216063618 $550,000 2818 Wild Orchid Court Tom Oaster 239.595.1275 Web ID 217009265 $1,150,000 9845 Clear Lake Circle O'Connor/Garabed 239.293.9411 Web ID 216041071 $599,900 12802 Pond Apple Drive West Joanne MacLeod 239.272.7679 Web ID 217002223 $1,224,900 28921 Cavell Terrace Valerie Bee 239.398.3055 Web ID 216064000 $7,400,000 NORTH NAPLES YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH

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Page 9 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COMVanderbilt Surf Colony #305 Joanne MacLeod 239.272.7679 Web ID 216057609 $499,000 470 Lagoon Avenue Annette Villano 239.248.6798 Web ID 216056600 $1,299,000 Chalet of San Marco #904 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216064250 $995,000 Royal Marco Point PH S Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 215062884 $925,000 Royal Marco Point #321 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 215065240 $950,000 390 Century Drive Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 216046691 $999,900 1806 Menorca Court Helga Wetzold 239.821.6905 Web ID 217009678 $1,095,000 821 South Bareld Drive Paul Strong 239.404.3280 Web ID 217010304 $455,000 571 South Bareld Drive Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 215021223 $375,000 Sunset House #315 Dave Flowers 239.404.0493 Web ID 216077707 $429,000 311 Hazelcrest Street Lori Holland 239.404.7070 Web ID 217009827 $469,000 Villa Del Mar #301 Vince Colace 239.260.3333 Web ID 216049592 $495,000 478 Willet Avenue Debron Fowles 239.826.6655 Web ID 216011484 $3,399,000 336 Oak Avenue Ann Marie Shimer 239.825.9020 Web ID 217003378 $1,895,000 Royal Marco Point #629 Cathy Rogers 239.470.5223 Web ID 216048344 $1,350,000 1020 Dill Court Paul Strong 239.404.3280 Web ID 217010359 $1,195,000 639 Century Court Vince Colace 239.260.3333 Web ID 216048862 $1,099,000 Mariner #201 Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 Web ID 216063667 $1,359,000 730 Hull Court Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 216051093 $1,850,000 Royal Marco Point #308 Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 216077528 $699,500 1255 Bluehill Creek Drive Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 215063733 $595,000 Apollo #1007 Robin/Larry Taylor 239.250.9016 Web ID 216060230 $497,000 Courtyard Towers #2-302 Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 216051006 $705,000 Royal Marco Point #2-303 Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 216075137 $850,000 404 Conners Avenue Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID FRAN020617IHE $2,225,000 1143 Blue Hill Creek Drive Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 217008973 $3,500,000 Royal Marco Point #628 Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 Web ID 216052501 $1,459,000 866 Elm Court Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 216049116 $2,980,000 VANDERBILT BEACH MARCO ISLAND YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH

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Page 10 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM Cassia #202 Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 216034923 $425,000 Marengo #204 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 216080773 $410,000 Varenna #102 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216080637 $365,000 Varenna #203 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 216060580 $396,900 Cherry Oaks #201 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216011331 $439,000 Cherry Oaks #201 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216025129 $490,000 Navona #704 Valerie Bee 239.398.3055 Web ID 216064217 $620,000 24792 Hollybrier Lane Coburn/Umscheid 239.825.3470 Web ID 217000504 $580,000 28675 Pienza Court Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 216065278 $609,900 26867 Hickory Boulevard Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 Web ID 216060239 $775,000 Riva Del Lago PH 32 Burns Family 239.464.2984 Web ID 217001608 $849,000 28603 Via D Arezzo Drive Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 216069019 $849,500 28609 Pienza Court Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 217009538 $559,900 7642 Mulberry Lane Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216074416 $879,000 7798 Mulberry Lane Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217000272 $879,000 7661 Mulberry Lane ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 216058950 $749,000 7706 Mulberry Lane Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 216042254 $939,900 Wedgewood V #4203 Ryan Batey 239.287.9159 Web ID 217004435 $299,000 3875 Isla Del Sol Way Laurie Zanelli 239.675.9777 Web ID 216059884 $2,395,000 18311 Verona Lago Drive Michael/Donna Ricci 239.896.7104 Web ID 216067536 $1,875,000 18291 Via Caprini Drive Melanie Denson 239.989.7758 Web ID 216030429 $1,840,000 23925 Sanctuary Lakes Court Jay Malamphy 239.248.6393 Web ID 217001137 $949,000 26972 Hickory Boulevard Clint Parsons 239.273.1474 Web ID 216053216 $3,599,000 2118 Starsh Lane Burns Family 239.464.2984 Web ID 216054731 $1,849,000 234 Barefoot Beach Boulevard Lisa Tashjian 239.259.7024 Web ID 216058388 $3,795,000 9193 Campanile Circle Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217009066 $549,500 3531 Muscadine Lane Umscheid/Coburn 239.691.3541 Web ID 217011033 $875,000 Marengo #203 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217008896 $410,000 10373 Flat Stone Loop Susan Barton 239.860.1412 Web ID 217008731 $439,000 3275 Hyacinth Drive Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 215041526 $1,150,000 22651 Fairlawn Court Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 Web ID 217009573 $949,000 FIDDLER'S CREEK BONITA SPRINGS & SURROUNDS YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH

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Page 11 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COMOak Hammock II #201 Ruth Bethem 239.777.7007 Web ID 217001720 $350,000 Toscana #103 Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 217005120 $324,900 20438 Foxworth Circle Maxwell Thompson 239.989.3855 Web ID 216046672 $324,900 13501 Troia Drive Michael Patton 239.994.7770 Web ID 216078663 $396,000 Cassia #202 Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 216034923 $425,000 27508 Riverbank Drive Pamela Hershberger 239.784.7534 Web ID 216018151 $1,399,999 Greenbriar #104 Jane Gruenhagen 239.450.6437 Web ID 216067529 $319,900 27025 Shell Ridge Circle Umscheid/Coburn 239.691.3541 Web ID 216062197 $519,900 Blind Pass #F210 Brooke Brownyard 239.281.4179 Web ID 216063324 $479,900 427 SE 23rd Avenue Iris Miller 239.671.7085 Web ID 216064928 $449,250 1927 SW 31st Terrace Vanya/Dimo Demirev 239.565.0550 Web ID 216041109 $479,000 High Point Place #F906 Burns Family 239.464.2984 Web ID 216066785 $480,000 Riva Del Lago PH 32 Burns Family 239.464.2984 Web ID 217001608 $849,000 Mirasol #405 Melanie Denson 239.989.7758 Web ID 216033160 $529,000 9890 El Greco Circle Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 216072602 $479,000 25454 Galashields Circle Coburn/Umscheid 239.825.3470 Web ID 217004107 $469,000 28663 Pienza Court Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 216080735 $549,000 28609 Pienza Court Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 217009538 $559,900 Sawgrass Point #102 Jack Despart 239.273.7931 Web ID 217003504 $289,000 Trieste #204 Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 216058778 $254,900 Matera #102 Harriet Harnar 239.273.5443 Web ID 217001294 $191,000 9530 Village View Boulevard Fern Ritacca 239.405.6210 Web ID 216059798 $290,000 Wedgewood V #4203 Ryan Batey 239.287.9159 Web ID 217004435 $299,000 3386 West Gulf Drive Burns Family 239.464.2984 Web ID 216073198 $1,349,000 Pointe Santo De Sanibel #E6 Burns Family 239.464.2984 Web ID 216028702 $1,250,000 11490 Dickey Lane Burns Family 239.464.2984 Web ID 217006556 $1,049,000 16990 North River Road Stephanie Bissett 239.292.3707 Web ID 216077145 $1,595,000 2118 Starsh Lane Burns Family 239.464.2984 Web ID 216054731 $1,849,000 6430 River Club Court Shirlene Elkins 239.777.9574 Web ID 217009062 $1,299,000 4452 Gulf Pines Drive Kara Cuscaden 239.470.1516 Web ID 216009338 $599,000 1360 Eagle Run Drive Burns Family 239.464.2984 Web ID 216024871 $2,495,000 3361 Riviera Lakes Court Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 217005083 $789,000 SANIBEL // CAPTIVA FORT MYERS BONITA BAY YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH

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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 Well Maintained 2/2 FurnishedLake Arrowhead 55+ Community you own the land Heated. Community pool & hot tub overlooks Lake. Low monthly maintenance fees.$80,0001-866-657-2300 800CC003616. NORTH FORT MYERS 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 River Gardens CondoFirst-floor condo 2 bed/2 bath end unit great Florida living. Interior completely updated, new kitchen cabinets, granite.$105,0001-866-657-2300 800CC062463. FORT MYERS Nice 3/2 Single Family Home in Port CharlotteImmaculate 3/2 home in Port Charlotte with an abundant garage space. Great for a first time home buyer! Come see it!$109,9001-866-657-2300 800CH235284. PORT CHARLOTTE Beautiful Corner Home. Fast Response to OffersBeautiful corner home. Fast response to offers. This is a perfect starter home, or investment for a rental.$120,5001-866-657-2300 800LE055849. LEHIGH ACRES Nice 2/2/ Single Family Home in Port CharlotteVery nice and cozy 2/2/1 home. Tile floors. Nice size lanai area. Come see it!$127,5001-866-657-2300 800CH235301. PORT CHARLOTTE 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 Salt Water Access in a Great NeighborhoodLocated in a over 55, well maintained complex on a quiet street, this 2 bedroom condo offers all the amenities you expect.$130,0001-866-657-2300 800CC064262. CAPE CORAL Up to Date Condo2 bedroom 2 bath + den. Golf view!$139,4501-866-657-2300 800FM067291. FORT MYERS 2/2 Gulf Access CondoWell maintained first floor corner unit. Partially furnished on 200' Rubican canal. Community pool dock space available.$139,9001-866-657-2300 800CC008256. CAPE CORAL 2 Bed 2 Bath Condo at The Enclave of Naples2 bed 2 bath first floor all tile handicapped accessible condo. Split floor plan with both bathrooms completely remodeled.$158,0001-866-657-2300 800FM004662. NAPLES 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 Desirable West Lehigh HomeClean 3/2/2 home with open floor plan, screened lanai, laundry room, fenced yard, security system, sprinkler system.$162,0001-866-657-2300 800FM076417. LEHIGH ACRES Priced to SellWell maintained 3 bed/2 bath ranch style turnkey home. Open family dining and kitchen with vaulted ceilings.$164,0001-866-657-2300 800CC008330. CAPE CORAL Cape CoralLovely 3 bed, 2 bath home, great room layout, screened Lanai, nice yard w/room for pool, assessments paid!$169,9001-866-657-2300 800CC075920. CAPE CORAL SE Cape CharmerA house that needs nothing is hard to find, so stop looking because here it is! 2/2 with open floor plan and new tile.$171,9001-866-657-2300 800CC007058. CAPE CORAL Bella Terra 2+/2 with Carport and StorageBella Terra 2+/2 with carport and storage.$175,0001-866-657-2300 800BS064194. ESTERO Lakeview CondoSought-after "Sandoval" 1st floor lakeview Condo! 2 bed + den, 2 bath, garage & lanai, fabulous resort-style amenities.$182,9001-866-657-2300 800CC065838. CAPE CORAL SE Cape Pool All Assessments Paid2 bedroom/2 bath with bonus room (den, 3rd bedroom), remodeled kitchen with quartz tops, island, wind rated windows and slider.$186,9001-866-657-2300 800FM009414. CAPE CORAL Beautiful & Spacious Home in NW Cape CoralWell maintained 4 bed/2 bath. Just bring your personal items and move right in. Close to shopping, schools and restaurants.$187,0001-866-657-2300 800CC003103. CAPE CORAL FEBRUARY 15TH 2017

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w w om c. T C21SUNBEL LT .w w VISIT .COM T T. .C21SUNBEL WWW W. TO VIEW ALL AILABLE LISTINGS! V VA A Immaculate Condition...Stylish home with almost 1600 sqft of living area built in 2003. Beautiful open floor plan. Upgraded appliances. Fenced.$187,9001-866-657-2300 800CC008532. CAPE CORAL 4 Bedrooms in West LehighLovely 4 bedroom 2 bath home with 2 car garage. All tile floors and brand new kitchen cabinets and counter tops.$189,9001-866-657-2300 800LE056226. LEHIGH ACRES 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 26190 Clarkston Dr #102 OPEN SUN 11-3PM Concordia Condo Living at it's BestBeautiful Concordia 3/2 condo w/many upgrades and well maintained located in well sought after complex. Low maintenance fees.$192,5001-866-657-2300 800CC046187. CAPE CORAL 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 Attention Serious Boaters Direct Gulf AccessRare 3 /2 Condo, 1 car garage with extra room for storage, over 1600 sqft. Walking distance to Jaycee Park.$199,0001-866-657-2300 800CC041119. CAPE CORAL 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 Immaculate Carriage Home 2/2 in Majestic PalmsMust see 1st floor carriage home with garage and partial lake view.$215,9901-866-657-2300 800FM051196. FORT MYERS 11640 Marino Bay Ct # 407 OPEN SAT & SUN 1-3PM 2/2 w/Den/Garage First FloorKelly Greens Golf and Country Club Veranda condo with granite. Lake view.$219,0001-866-657-2300 800FM008686. FORT MYERS Large Pool Home Seeking New OwnersIf you are tired of seeing the same house for sale come see this large pool home ready for you.$219,0001-866-657-2300 800LE008137. LEHIGH ACRES Charming Pool Home on a Corner Lot3 bed/2 bath pool home w/eat-in kitchen a open great room floor plan. Well maintained by original owners.$219,9001-866-657-2300 800CC006373. 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 23199 Abrade Ave OPEN SAT 12-3PM Well Maintained Pool Home Open Floor PlanBeautiful well maintained Florida pool home with open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, split bedrooms. Corner fenced lot.$259,0001-866-657-2300 800CC009057. 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 Western Exposure Pool Home -Desirable NeighborhoodPool home in SW Cape Coral. Large size 3 bedrooms + den or office. Walking distance to shopping and restaurants.$264,9001-866-657-2300 800CC004813. CAPE CORAL 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 800FM073884. CAPE CORAL 4013 SE 19th PL #201 OPEN SUN 1-4PM Lost Creek 2 Bed 2 Bath Estero C.C.Lovely villa with all upgrades oversized garage water view.$247,9001-866-657-2300 800FM075682. ESTERO Built in 2003 Cape Pool HomeNewer SW Cape Coral pool home with 3 bedrooms and 2 bath comes turnkey including furniture and furnishings.$249,0001-866-657-2300 800CC020408. CAPE CORAL Beautiful Home 3 Bed 2 Bath + DenBeautifully remodeled pool home with 3 bedroom 2 bathroom and den has tons to offer. Home has large white tiles.$249,9001-866-657-2300 800LE062621. LEHIGH ACRES Golf Condo2 bedroom 2 bath golf condo.$225,0001-866-657-2300 800FM066217. FORT MYERS Beautiful 4 Bed 2 Bath Pool HomeGreat location, quiet neighborhood. Fenced-in side and back yard with a beautiful pool.$234,5001-866-657-2300 800CC060203. CAPE CORAL Tropical Retreat in the Heart of SE Cape CoralThis light, bright, 3/2 home in SE Cape and happy home includes spacious tiled Florida room for entertaining & relaxing.$235,0001-866-657-2300 800BS079354. CAPE CORAL 2/2 in Tangelo TerraceCharming 2 bedroom/2 bath home on double corner lot.$239,9001-866-657-2300 800BS008891. BONITA SPRINGS

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What is the most significant change youve seen in your industry over the past year?The major golf associations, PGA of America, USGA, LPGA, and PGA Tour have realized the urgency to grow the game. All of them have several initiatives to bring new and previous golfers to play the game.What improvements, innovations or changes do you foresee in your industry in the coming year or two? What about further in the future?The golf industry has in the past and continues to make improvements in all areas. Chemical and fertilizer companies every year are making more environmentally friendly products that do the job, equipment companies are making the equipment easier and more affordable to operate and in the culinary environment, suppliers are introducing software that helps control costs without sacrificing the quality of the product. To survive in a very competitive market, they will have to continue to do so.What are the three key challenges your industry is facing? How is your industry responding to these? How is your company responding to these?New participation, affordability and retention of existing members are key indicators of the success of ours and any other private club. At St Andrews South we have designed many different types of memberships to fit time schedules and economic factors, this allows us to bring people to the club and at some point depending on circumstances, increase participation. Name the top three elements or practices that have been absolutely critical in the success of your business.From a business point of view, the first is data-based decision making, two and three are the most crucial to our business. The Fun Factor, both our Social and Golf Committees provide continuous functions for our members to participate in. Without The Fun Factor, why join a private golf club. If you could go back in time, what are two things you would have done differently in your company.If we had a crystal ball a few years ago, we think we would have taken pictures to document the improvements over the years. Also, considering community involvement is important, we believe we would have become more involved like we have been for the past five or six years.What are two things youd like to change about your industry now? Your organization or business.One of the things Id like to change is that equipment companies need to make their product more affordable to the players. As far as our business is concerned, even though we continue to improve our product, we would like to see it happen faster. Very impatient we are!Within the context of your current marketing/promotional strategy, how do you differentiate your company from your competitors?St Andrews South GC is the only private golf club in the Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda area. St Andrews South is debt free and considered the best value private golf club in Charlotte County.What one area of your industry would you like to take time to learn more about?Currently we outsource the Human Resources area of our company. It would be nice if we had the time to learn it more in depth and also to have the time to manage it in house.What is your superpower?Without question, our members and staff. Our members are dedicated and continue to support club not only financially but also donate their time and skills to make St Andrews South a very special place. What are you proudest of in 2016?Of all the improvements we have made, we have done so without assessments or dues increases.What is your finish line, or, what does success look to you for 2016?Success to us is reaching our predetermined member number at the end of the year. In todays environment this is not an easy task. With that said, if member roster goals are not reached, success can still be realized through financial management in other areas. How is social media impacting your industry or business this year? Whats in store for 2017?Social media platforms provide the perfect vehicle for businesses to grab the attention of customers while simultaneously building brand image. Our industry does a good job with this. We at St Andrews South would like to present to our members an app, specific to St Andrews and designed only for our members, so we can deliver communications quickly and directly. WHO AM I?NAME: Charlie Priester TITLE AND COMPANY: General Manager Head PGA Professional, St Andrews South GC YEARS WITH THE COMPANY: 11 YEARS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA: 11 NATURE OF BUSINESS: Private Golf Club EDUCATION: Some College & Business of Hard Knocks HOMETOWN: Jacksonville, FL WHO AM I?NAME: Sue Garand TITLE AND COMPANY: Business Manager, St. Andrews South GC YEARS WITH THE COMPANY: 10 YEARS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA: 10 NATURE OF BUSINESS: Private Golf Club EDUCATION: Some College & Business of Hard Knocks HOMETOWN: Orland Park, Il THE ONLY PRIVATE GOLF CLUB IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY St. Andrews South Golf ClubThe of the Best Private Golf Club in Charlotte County With membership increasing join now! Dont miss out!

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6 SPRING TRAINING FEBRUARY 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLYLong before the gates open or the crack of the bat and roar of the crowd fills Floridas spring training ballparks, men and women are at work. They arrange the printing of pocket schedules and pack baseballs to transport on big trucks and clean seats. They sell billboard advertising and organize national anthem tryouts and hire seasonal workers. The details are seemingly endless. And they must be taken care of before Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer takes the field at CenturyLink Sports Complex, Boston Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale uncorks his first fastball of the Grapefruit League season at JetBlue Park or Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria belts his first homer at Charlotte Sports Park. Before a bunt is placed down a first base line, somebody needs to order and deliver baseballs. The Red Sox will go through 275 cases of baseball in spring training, according to Katie Haas, the teams vice president of Florida business operations. That means 1,650 dozen, or 19,800 individual baseballs. There will also be plenty of lumber as well. Ms. Haas said the Red Sox will go through about 60 dozen bats during spring training. How many is 60 dozen? Thats 720 bats. Baseball players like munching on sunflower seeds and the Red Sox are ready. Ms. Haas said one pallet of Giant seeds and another pallet of Spitz seeds will be used during the teams time in Florida. And, yes, there is a brand of sunflower seeds called Spitz. Because they work out or play virtually every day the players on all bigleague teams need changes of uniform. Ms. Haas said each player and coach starts out camp with four pairs of pants, two for home games and two for road games. They also will be given two spring training jerseys, one white home jersey, one batting practice jersey and a special green St. Patricks Day jersey. A Red Sox spring training tradition is for the team to play at home on St. Patricks Day and wear green jerseys and green caps. Any fan glancing at photos of oldtime baseball players from the early 20th century might notice that the uniforms often appear grimy, if not filthy. Thats not the case now. When teams take fields in 2017 their uniforms will sparkle. The Red Sox will go through about 50 gallons of laundry detergent during their time at JetBlue Park. The numbers are probably similar at other spring training parks through Florida and Arizona. The Twins fill a 57-foot tractor-trailer every winter with gear to make the long trip to Fort Myers. It is packed with fungo bats, medical supplies, baseballs, childrens toys, golf clubs, uniforms, suitcases and all sorts of odds and ends. My family will put a stroller in there, said Mike Herman, the Twins director of team travel. The team usually gives the driver four days, according to Mr. Herman, to make the trip that starts on Minnesota streets in freezing weather and ends in warm Southwest Florida. Mr. Herman estimated the truck weighs about 38,000 pounds when filled. He said hes always amazed at how workers jam everything in. Its quite a scene to see how its put together, Mr. Herman said. Its a puzzle. Mr. Herman makes travel arrangements for more than 60 players and about 25 staff members and 15 front office executives. He estimated he books about 60 flights to make that happen. He also books buses for the teams spring training travel around Florida and arranges for hotel rooms. Although big-league teams carry 25 players during the regular season the rosters are more than double that in spring training because minor-league players are invited to camp. When Mr. Herman spoke to Florida Weekly in January it appeared that 62 players would be in big-league camp this year. I have 62 guys asking me questions, Mr. Herman said. I have to get in touch with all 62. While fans check schedules to see when games start, team officials on are on a different timetable. For Jared Forma, general manager of the Charlotte Stone Crabs, Jan. 1 is a magic date. And its not for football bowl games. You come back to work after the Getting ready for the boys of summerBY GLENN MILLERFlorida Weekly Correspondent BRACE HEMMELGARN/MINNESOTA TWINSMinnesota Twins equipment truck is loaded for spring training. SEE SUMMER, A8 HAAS HERMAN

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8 SPRING TRAINING FEBRUARY 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLY holiday break and your eyes light up, Mr. Forma said. Spring training is here. Lets go. Ms. Haas typically starts thinking about spring training the previous summer. We really start planning out what were going to do, Ms. Haas said, sitting in her JetBlue office. Much of that work involves ballpark maintenance similar to that that any building requires. To help run the ballpark and prepare it for 10,000 fans on game days the Red Sox hire five interns every year. Ms. Haas said the team usually receives between 300 and 400 resumes in August for the internships. She said the interns arent at the ballpark just to fetch coffee for executives. Ms. Haas said they do real work, work that will prepare them for careers in sports management. She said intern duties includes running national anthem auditions the Red Sox hold every winter to find singers for JetBlue games, working with corporate sponsors and ballpark operations. On game days the Red Sox have about 200 employees. That doesnt count, Ms. Haas said, concessions workers. Aramark handles ballpark concessions. She said there might be another 100 or so concessions people working on game days. Ms. Haas works year-round at JetBlue and resides in Fort Myers. But other baseball officials such as Dustin Morse, the Twins senior director of communications, come down for spring training and can spend six or seven weeks out of every year in town. For me its almost like I have a satellite office, Mr. Morse said. And more. In January Mr. Morse told Florida Weekly he would likely arrive in Fort Myers on Feb. 8 and leave on March 31, Its our second home, Mr. Morse said. Mr. Morses enormous workload includes assembling the teams media guide of more than 400 pages, overseeing social media and making sure reporters get spring training credentials. Ms. Haas and Mr. Morse are a full time, year-round employees of their teams. But every team hires seasonal workers to handle the thousands of fans who attend Grapefruit League games. They need parking lot attendants and ticket sales staff and ushers and concessions workers and people to run the scoreboards and video boards and public address announcers. Mr. Forma, the general manager for the Charlotte Stone Crabs, said it takes about 200-to-250 people to put on a Rays spring training game at Charlotte Sports Park. The Stone Crabs are the Rays affiliate in the Class A Florida State League season and its front office helps run spring training for the bigleague club. The details are endless. Many fans no doubt pick up little pocket schedules at ballparks, drug stores or restaurants. Somebody has to work with a printer and sell ads for the pocket schedules and then make sure theyre distributed. The same is the case with outfield billboards and game programs. In the months before the Grapefruit League begins, men and women are at work selling programs and tickets, preparing the fields and sprucing up ballparks. Mr. Forma said 90 percent of the programs and pocket schedules are other material fans will pick up at the Charlotte Sports Park is printed at Monarch Printing in Port Charlotte. Details, details, details. Mr. Forma said Stone Crabs staffers are out in the community during the winter promoting Rays spring training as well as the Stone Crabs. Unlike the Twins and Red Sox the Rays are very close to their big-league affiliate, which plays at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg. The ballparks are only 79.8 miles apart, according to Google maps. The contrast between Southwest Floridas other two Grapefruit League teams and their home stadiums is stark. Fenway Park is 1,454 miles from JetBlue Park, according to Google maps. The Google folks said the drive could be made in 22 hours and six minutes. And six minutes? Thats a mere Sunday drive compared to the difference in miles between CenturyLink Sports Complex and Target Field, the Twins home in Minneapolis. Those ballparks are 1,715 miles apart and the drive will take 24 hours. That doesnt take into account, of course, sleeping or eating or bathroom breaks. While Red Sox fans from New England and Twins fans from the upper Midwest flock to Lee County to escape northern winters and fill ballparks, most Rays fans are a short drive away in the same sunny and warm weather. Palm trees and sunshine is no lure for Rays fans, unlike with the Twins and Red Sox. The average high temperature in Fort Myers on March 1 is 79. The average high on that date in Boston is 39 and in Minneapolis it is 34. The average high on March 1 in Port Charlotte is 79. In St. Pete it is 74. Rays fans dont even have to go far to see their team. They can often catch the Rays in Grapefruit League road games in towns close to Tropicana Field such as Sarasota, Bradenton, Clearwater, Dunedin and Lakeland. That might make selling spring training tickets more challenging. So we probably have to go do a little bit extra as far as local community outreach programs and really marketing locally, Mr. Forma said. The staffs of the Miracle and Stone Crabs are doing double duty preparing for spring training and the minor-league season. As in any business customer service is critical in baseball, whether spring training or a minor-league season. I always say from phone to home, Mr. Forma said. Because the fans experience really starts with the customers first interaction. That could be a telephone call, over the Internet or at a box office window, all well before the games begin. On game days it starts in the parking lot. They better be nice and welcoming you, Mr. Forma said of parking lot attendants. 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10 SPRING TRAINING FEBRUARY 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLYThe 2017 season may be as easy as 1-2-3 for the Boston Red Sox. They can enter many three-game series this season able to start pitchers in each game who could be staff aces anywhere, or almost anywhere. The opening day starter is Rick Porcello, the 2016 Cy Young Award winner, a 28-year-old righty in the prime of his career and coming off a 22-4 season in 2016. It wont get easier for other teams after that. The Red Sox traded during the offseason for lefty Chris Sale, the former Florida Gulf Coast University standout who was 17-10 for the Chicago White Sox in 2016. They had to give up four minor-league prospects to get him. In that carload of prospects was infielder Yoan Moncada, recently ranked the second best prospect in baseball by Baseball America. Acquiring value means one must give up value. Boy, did they get value in Sale. He has ranked in the Top 5 in Cy Young Award voting each of the past four seasons. Then the teams third ace is former Cy Young Award winner David Price, who was 17-9 for the Red Sox last year. While the starting rotation appears excellent Red Sox fans may wonder just a little bit about the offense. Oh, its still loaded with outstanding talent but David Ortiz, arguably the greatest DH ever, retired after last season. At the age of 40 in 2016 he hit .315 with 38 homers and 127 RBI. It may have been the best walk-off season ever. Replacing that production from a younger hitter is tough but this is a powerhouse team. The Sporting News 2017 Baseball Yearbook projects the Red Sox to win the American League pennant and then lose the World Series to the Chicago Cubs. Off-season power rankings from ESPN, Fox Sports and all have the Cubs and Red Sox ranked 1-2, in that order. The Red Sox have won three World Series since 2004 and appear primed to contend for more October highlights again in 2017. This is a team with a mix of young and veteran talent. Right fielder Mookie Betts, 24, is a dynamic player who hit .318 with 31 homers, 42 doubles, 26 stolen bases and 113 RBI in 2016. He led the league with 359 total bases. But Mr. Betts is more than an offensive force. Hes a total player. He won the 2016 Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Award as the best defensive player at any position in baseball.With new blood, Sox looking to OctoberBY GLENN MILLERFlorida Weekly Correspondent ARTURO PARDAVILA III / COURTESY PHOTORight fielder Mookie Betts, 24, is a dynamic player who hit .318 with 31 homers, 42 doubles, 26 stolen bases and 113 RBI in 201 6. COURTESY PHOTOJet Blue Stadium welcomes the Red Sox for spring training again this year. SEE THIS YEAR, 13

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118 116 114 112 M1 M2 M3 M4 GREEN MONSTER DECK LAWN 231 232 233 229 227 225 223 221 219 217 215 213 211 209 207 205 203 201 200 202 204 206 208 210 212 110 108 106 104 102 101 103 105 107 109 111 214 216 218 220 222 224 M5 M6 M7 M8 M9 119 117 115 113 VISITORSRED SOXLEFT FIELD DECK SRO TEAM STORE BULLPENS TICKETS JetBlue Park, spring home of the Red Sox Security. Fans entering JetBlue Park at Fenway South for spring training will be screened using metal detectors at all ballpark gates. Fans will be asked to remove cell phones, cameras and other large metal objects before walking through the metal detectors. Fans do not need to remove smaller objects, such as wallets, coins, keys, jewelry, eyeglasses, shoes and belts. Where do I get tickets, or rent a party suite? What about seating for people with disabilities? They may be purchased at tickets/spring, at the box of ce at JetBlue Park or by phone at (877) REDSOX9. Prices vary; check for game availability. Party suites that hold 30 to 60 people are available for rent on a game-by-game basis. Call 226-4700 for pricing information. Fans who require ADA-accessible seating may also call (877) REDSOX9. Hearing-impaired fans may call the Red Sox TTY line at (617) 226-6644. How early can you get there before a game? Gates open two hours prior to game time. Whats the best time to get autographs? Workout days when the practice elds are open or before home games. Whats the procedure if a child gets lost? Come to the Fan Services booth behind home plate. What should fans do if they have a medical emergency or need rst aid? Report to the First Aid room behind home plate or seek assistance from a Red Sox event staffer. How do you deal with rude or obnoxious fans? Look for a Sox event staffer or report the issue to the Fan Services booth behind home plate. Are there ATMs and where? Two located behind home plate. Is smoking allowed in the stadium? No. Southwest Florida International AirportSouth Fort Myers Gateway Treeline BlvdColonial Blvd Daniels PkwyJetBlue Park 82 75 JetBlue Park11500 Fenway South Drive, Fort Myers Ticket Information (877) REDSOX9 (733-7699) Spring prices Home Plate Dugout Box ....................$49 Green Monster .................................$38 Home Plate Box ................................$35 Field Box ..........................................$33 Left Field & Right Field Box ...............$30 Grandstand ......................................$30 Left Field & Right Field Grandstand ....$28 Green Monster Deck .........................$28 Left Field Deck .................................$15 Reserved Bleachers ..........................$10 Lawn .................................................$5 12 SPRING TRAINING FEBRUARY 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLYRed Sox FAQDate Time Opponent Feb. 23 1:05 p.m. Northeastern Feb. 24 1:05 p.m. Mets Feb. 25 1:05 p.m. Twins Feb. 27 1:05 p.m. Cardinals Feb. 28 1:05 p.m. Yankees March 2 1:05 p.m. Rays March 5 1:05 p.m. Braves March 9 1:05 p.m. U.S.A. March 10 6:05 p.m. Orioles March 11 1:05 p.m. Rays (split squad) March 14 1:05 p.m. Blue Jays March 16 6:05 p.m. Pirates March 17 1:05 p.m. Astros March 19 1:05 p.m. Twins March 20 1:05 p.m. Orioles March 23 1:05 p.m. Pirates March 25 1:05 p.m. Phillies (split squad) March 29 1:05 p.m. Twins March 30 1:05 p.m. NationalsScheduleGreen Monster Right Field Box Left Field Box Field Box Home Plate Box Bleacher Right Field Grandstand In eld Grandstand

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FLORIDA WEEKLY FEBRUARY 2017 13COURTESY PHOTOThe Red Sox traded during the off-season for lefty Chris Sale, the former Florida Gulf Coast University standoutAlthough Mr. Ortiz is gone from the lineup, the Red Sox signed a productive replacement DH Mitch Moreland. Although no David Ortiz, in each of his past three full seasons Mr. Moreland has slugged more than 20 homers. Second baseman Dustin Pedroia, 33, is the team leader, a sparkplug who after 11 seasons with Boston is still a top-flight player, coming off a season in which he hit .318 with 15 homers and 74 RBI. The four-time Gold Glove winner has been around so long that he has cracked the Red Sox list of all-time leaders in career at-bats. He is now 10th in franchise history in at-bats, 5,594. His double-play partner is shortstop Xander Bogaerts, only 24 and coming off a season in which he hit .294 with 21 homers and 89 RBI. The corner infielders have some questions. The first baseman is Hanley Ramirez, a professional hitter who hit .286 with 30 homers and 111 RBI last year. His defense? Not so good. Mr. Moreland was the American League Gold Glove first baseman in 2016, when he played for the Rangers. Maybe the two will switch roles as DH and first baseman. The third baseman is Pablo Sandoval, who has battled injuries and weight problems. He has reportedly slimmed down and at 30 is still young enough to again be a fine player. Catcher Sandy Leon enjoyed a breakout season in 2016, hitting .310 in 78 games. The year before he hit only .184 in 41 games. Joining Betts in the outfielder are two young and dynamic players and former first-round draft picks. Centerfielder Jackie Bradley, Jr., 26, is a defensive whiz and has also figured out big-league pitching. He hit .267 with 26 homers and 87 RBI last year. Left fielder Andrew Benintendi came to the big leagues in 2016 and hit .295 with 11 doubles and 14 RBI in 34 games. He was recently named Baseball Americas No. 1 prospect, just ahead of Mr. Moncada, who slipped to No. 2. Rounding out the rotation behind the Big 3 could be Steven Wright, Drew Pomaranz and Eduardo Rodriguez. The closer is Craig Kimbrel, who had 31 saves last year. Red Sox fans likely know that was a career low for Mr. Kimbrel and his 3.40 ERA was a career high. There are concerns with all teams but the 2017 Red Sox appear loaded. Even without David Ortiz, it is one that could play deep into October. THIS YEARFrom page 10 Boston Red Sox>> World Series champions: 1903, 1912, 1915, 1916, 1918, 2004, 2007 and 2013. KEITH ALLISON / COURTESY PHOTOSecond baseman Dustin Pedroia, 33, is the team leader. y d fo rm er o un d dr af t pi ck s t erfiel de ns ive wh gleag ue it h 26 h st year. fielder en di c a g leag u nd hit double s i n 34 g g a a as r r e ec e 31 3 s s av av es es l as t ye ar Re d So x fa k t reer low for wa s a ca r e co c nc er am s bu t e d d So So x lo lo l ad a ed d Ev e en ou ou o t O Or ti ti o on e e c co u u d de e e O Oc t t r af t pi ck s. e r Jackie Bra dl dl e ey Jr ., ., 2 2 6 6, 6, i i s s s h iz and h as s a ls o fi fi gu gu gu re re re d d d d e pitch in g g. H e e hi hi hi t t t om ers a an d 8 87 87 7 A nd d re w w am e to o ue s in 2 29 5 s an an d am am es s en n tl tl l y y y y y Re d kn n ow ow t t ha t wa s s a a ca c reer br br br l el el e a a nd nd nd h h is i is 3 3 .4 .4 0 0 ER R A A w w Th Th Th T er r er e e ar e al l al a a l l l te te t a a Re Re R R Join us for a fabulous time at our 24th Annual Boston Red Sox Tee Party and Celebrity Golf Classic! Held at the beautiful Forest Country Club in South Fort Myers, this event bene ts Golisano Childrens Hospital of SWFL. Hit the links with Boston Red Sox players, major league greats and other celebrity sports stars while supporting a great cause!Photo from last years 23rd Annual Golf Classic event with Boston Red Sox players, major league greats and Boston Red Sox mascot, Wally the Green Monster. GOLISANO CHILDRENS HOSPITAL OF SWFLFebruary 20 & 21, 2017To register online, please visit or call (239) 214-0642 24th Annual TEE PARTY & CELEBRITY GOLFTEE PARTY & CELEBRITY GOLF 24th Annual CLASSIC 20 17

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14 SPRING TRAINING FEBRUARY 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLY BY GLENN MILLERFlorida Weekly CorrespondentSteve Blessing has been around Boston Red Sox spring training about as long as two of the teams best players right fielder Mookie Betts and shortstop Xander Bogaerts have been alive. They were born in 1992, the year before the Red Sox started training at City of Palms Park. That was also the year the teams future director of spring training security first popped into Fort Myers and looked at the park, which wasnt ready for baseball. Just a hole in the ground, Mr. Blessing said recently, standing in JetBlue Park, the teams spring home since 2012. Hes still on the job at 71, preparing for another spring training. Before going to work in baseball, Mr. Blessing worked with the Providence, R.I. Police Department, retiring as a detective sergeant. I was there for 24 years so this is going to be my longest place of employment, Mr. Blessing said of the Red Sox. He comes from a law enforcement family. His father, grandfather and son were also Providence police officers. Fans attending games at City of Palms Park or JetBlue Park may have noticed Mr. Blessing at work, strolling the stands and grounds, making sure his staff is on the job and keeping fans safe. Mr. Blessing is a seasonal employee, basically working through the winter and into the spring. He finds baseball fans pose little if any problems during spring training. Its a great climate to work in, Mr. Blessing said. People, you can almost see them in that 10-minute ride from the airport to the ballpark. It seems when they here its like they hit the lottery. Mr. Blessing grew up a Red Sox fan and recalls childhood trips to Fenway Park, including most memorably one with his father in 1957. Young Steve Blessing followed a rookie second baseman named Ken Aspromonte out of Fenway Park after a doubleheader against the Detroit Tigers. There were no other kids around, Mr. Blessing said. There was a nice looking lady with a bee hive hairdo like Marge Simpson. He tried but failed to get Mr. Aspromontes autograph. He kept telling me to get lost, Mr. Blessing said. His father asked young Steve how he made out on the Aspromonte autograph quest. He had to tell his dad that he didnt get the rookie to sign his souvenir Red Sox yearbook. Father and son then walked to a Boston televisions studio, where a benefit for the Jimmy Fund was being telecast. His father encouraged him to go in the door and the young baseball fan spotted Tigers stars Jim Bunning and Al Kaline and Red Sox third baseman Frank Malzone. This is unbelievable, Mr. Blessing said, recalling that day from 60 years ago. He said Mr. Malzone asked to see his yearbook. Then Mr. Malzone showed it to the Tigers players and all three kidded each other about how their exploits had been exaggerated. They used, Mr. Blessing said, a colorful word to describe the bio information on each other, a word that cant be printed here. They were having fun busting each others chops, Mr. Blessing said. Meanwhile, the kid was just standing there. Like Mickey the Mope, Mr. Blessing said. All three players wound up signing the yearbook for little Steve Blessing. Im dumbfounded, Mr. Blessing said, describing his reaction. I was speechless. He was about to go tell his dad the great news when somebody said, as he recalls, Hey, kid, arent you going to wait for Ted. The Ted in question was, of course, Ted Williams, the greatest Red Sox player ever. Williams then signed the yearbook. It was my lifetime treasure, Mr. Blessing said. Unfortunately, a family member later sold the yearbook. But Mr. Blessing remained a Red Sox fan and like countless others reveled in the team winning the 2004 World Series, which broke an 86-year championship drought. It was a wet eye moment, Mr. Blessing said. Now, after nearly a quarter of a century on the job, Mr. Blessing finds working in spring training is still a treat. Theres no drudgery for sure, Mr. Blessing said. Everything is here. The game. The fans. Sunshine. Cant beat it. Fans have not seen the last of Mr. Blessing at JetBlue Park. Id like to do this forever, Mr. Blessing said. Who wouldnt? c ou e st t h e n M r U b e r B a R l e s w i w h o n M a i n t r f T i o SPECIALIZING IN INTERIOR WINDOW COVERINGS 239-208-6439Today for Your FREE Estimate www.schwartzblinds239.comScott & Michelle Schwartz Owners/Operators ACCREDITED BUSINESSWe Come to You! 5 5 6 6 SP Red Sox spring security chief marks 25 years on the job

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16 SPRING TRAINING FEBRUARY 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLYThe 2016 Minnesota Twins dug themselves such an impossibly deep hole early in the season they needed Sherpa guides to climb out of it and the Hubble Space Telescope to see first place. They started the season 0-9, wound up April 7-17 and went 8-19 in May. Although they were out of the race, the Twins rallied to go 15-11 in July. But it was a lost season in many ways. General Manager Terry Ryan was fired in July. The Twins wound up with a 59-103 record, finishing 35 games behind the first place Cleveland Indians in the American League Central. Where is that telescope? It was the most losses in franchise history since 1949, when the team was known as the Washington Senators and lost 104 games. What happened? Well, the team ERA of 5.08 was ranked 29th in the majors and opposing teams hit .283 against Twins pitching, which was the highest in the majors. Oh, and their .979 fielding percentage ranked 29th in the majors. A closer look at the statistics shows the team ERA was the worst in the American League by more than half a run. The Oaklands As had the leagues second worst team ERA, 4.51. The Twins also surrendered a league high of 221 homers. The 2016 season was a stunner in the wake the encouraging 2015 season, when the team was 83-79 and showed signs of life. Changes were made. They hired Indians assistant general manager Derek Falvey and named him executive vice president and chief baseball officer. They also hired Texas Rangers assistant general manager Thad Levine and named him senior vice president and general manager. The new front office executives joined a franchise that was coming off an awful season but is blessed with talented young players who can help turn it around. To help make that turnaround happen swiftly they signed veteran Houston Astros catcher Jason Castro, 29, to a three-year, $24.5 million deal. Despite the most losses in franchise history since its 1961 move to Minnesota, there are reasons for hope beyond two new executives and a catcher. Centerfielder Byron Buxton, 23, is a dynamic young talent who is showing signs of catching up to big-league pitching after struggles in the early going. Mr. Buxton started the 2016 season in the big leagues but after hitting .156 in 17 games and striking out 53 percent of the time he was sent back to the minors. He returned to the majors later in the season and lifted his average to .225. Hes flanked by two other young outfielders, Max Kepler, 24, in right and 25-year-old Eddie Rosario in left. Mr. Kepler hit only .235 but popped 17 homers in 113 games. Mr. Rosario hit .269 with 10 homers in 92 games. But when Twins fans talk about homers these days they have to talk about second baseman Brian Dozier, who belted 42 homers last year. The only Twins player to ever hit more in a sea-New blood gives Twins hopeBY GLENN MILLERFlorida Weekly Correspondent SEE SUMMER, A19 COURTESY PHOTOTo help make that turnaround happen swiftly Twins signed veteran Houston Astros catcher Jason Castro, 29, to a three-year, $24.5 million deal.KEITH ALLISON / COURTESY PHOTOCenterfielder Byron Buxton, 23, is a dynamic young talent who is showing signs of catching up to big-league pitching after struggles in the early going.

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217 216 TICKET OFFICE TEAM STORE BAR215 302 301 400 214 213 212 211 210 208 207 206 205 204 203 202 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 119 118 BAR BAR PATIO 116 117 201 101 131 RIGHT FIELD SEATING 120 LEFT FIELD LAWN SEATING 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 132 BULLPEN SUITES SUITES 18 SPRING TRAINING FEBRUARY 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLY Daniels PkwyAlico Rd.Metro Pkwy S. Cleveland Ave.S. Tamiami Trail 41 75 Six Mile Cypress Pkwy Hammond Stadium Hammond Stadium at CenturyLink Sports Complex, spring home of the Minnesota TwinsTwins FAQ Where can fans get tickets or rent a suite? Phone: (800) 33Twins; online: twins/tickets/spring; in person: at the ticket of ce window, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Prices range from $45 to $9; check for game availability. Spring prices: Dugout Box:. . . . . . . .$45 Home Plate Box:. . . . . .$30 Diamond Box, First & Third Base Terraces:. . . . .$28 Home Plate View: . . . . .$27 Bullpen Zone:. . . . . . .$25 Out eld Seating:. . . . $9-$25 Where can fans with disabilities sit? The stadium has fully accessible and dedicated handicapped and companion seating areas. What is the best time for autographs? Before and after games. What is the procedure if a child gets lost? Ask the nearest usher and report to the guest services booth. How early can you get there before a game? Gates open three hours before the rst pitch. How do you deal with rude or obnoxious fans? Ushers, staff and sheriffs deputies maintain a safe environment. What do fans do if they have a medical emergency or need rst aid? See an usher or alert a stadium staffer so they can signal on-site rst-aid personnel. How many employees will be required to run and maintain the stadium during spring training season and off-season? About 250 local game-day employees. Are there ATMs and where? There are three. One is on each end of the concourse and another in front of gift shop. Is smoking allowed in the stadium? The stadium bowl is smoke-free. Date Time OpponentFeb. 24 7:05 p.m. Rays Feb. 26 1:05 p.m. Nationals Feb. 27 1:05 p.m. Marlins March 1 1:05 p.m. Pirates March 4 1:05 p.m. Blue Jays March 6 1:05 p.m. Cardinals March 8 7:05 p.m. United States March 9 1:05 p.m. Columbia March 11 1:05 p.m. Red Sox March 12 1:05 p.m. Orioles (split squad) March 13 1:05 p.m. Rays March 15 1:05 p.m. Cardinals March 18 1:05 p.m. Red Sox March 21 1:05 p.m. Phillies March 24 7:05 p.m. Orioles March 26 1:05 p.m. Red Sox March 28 1:05 p.m. Rays March 8 12:05 p.m. Red WingsCentury Link Sports Complex14100 Ben C. Pratt/Six Mile Cypress Parkway Fort Myers

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FLORIDA WEEKLY FEBRUARY 2017 19 All golf enthusiasts are welcome to take part in a scramble format golf tournament paired with Minnesota Twins celebrities and current roster players at the beautiful Fiddlesticks Country Club. Player fee includes golf, lunch, on-course refreshments, hole-in-one prizes and tournament dinner. Joe Mauer, Paul Molitor, Kent Hrbek, Bert Blyleven and Tony Oliva are just a few of the Twins celebrities who have graced past events. Your participation in this event will help provide uninsured patients lifesaving care at the state of the art Regional Cancer Center. This comprehensive center is the only one of its kind in the area, offering some of the most progressive medical care available.Thursday, February 16, 2017 Fiddlesticks Country Club15391 Canongate Drive, Fort Myers $350 Per Player $65 Dinner OnlyPlease visit to register today or call (239) 214-0642 for more information. Please join us for our 19th Annual Minnesota Twins Celebrity Golf Classic! Please join us for our 19th Annual Minnesota Twins Celebrity Golf Classic! Bene tting the Lee Health Regional Cancer Center son was Hall of Fame slugger Harmon Killebrew. Joining Mr. Dozier on the right side of the infield is three-time batting champ Joe Mauer, who will turn 34 in April. Although he is still a career .308 hitter its been eight years since Mr. Mauer has won a batting title and his batting averages the past four seasons have dipped from .324 to .277 to .265 and .261 in 2016. Can he reclaim the hitting magic in his mid-30s? He suffered a concussion in 2013 and has yet to regain the form that had him on a Hall of Fame career track. The left side of the infield features two Dominicans, third baseman Miguel Sano and shortstop Jorge Polanco, who were childhood friends in San Pedro de Macoris. The Twins tried the 6-foot-4, 260pound Mr. Sano in right field last year. The experiment failed. Hes now back at his natural position. Mr. Polanco, 23, had his first extended taste of the big leagues in 2016 and hit .282 with four homers and four triples. Korean slugger Byung Ho Park is penciled in at DH but he didnt do much slugging last year in his first big-league season. Mr. Park hit .191 with 12 homers in 62 games and at one pointed was exiled to the minors. Then theres the pitching. Its almost always about pitching of course, whether its Little League or the majors. The rotation will likely include Ervin Santana, Hector Santiago, Kyle Gibson, Phil Hughes, Jose Berrios and Tyler Duffey. Veteran closer Glen Perkins, who had more than 30 saves each season from 2013 to 2015, missed most of the 2016 season because of shoulder surgery. Brandon Kintzler replaced Perkins as the closer and had a 3.15 ERA and 17 saves in 54 games. So, what does 2017 hold for the Twins? Manager Paul Molitor returns for his third season at the helm. The team was pretty good his first season and terrible his second season. It can only improve on the 2016 season. Heck, The Sporting News 2017 Baseball Yearbook is so confident the team will be better that it predicts a thirdplace finish in the five-team division. SUMMERFrom page 16 Minnesota Twins>> World Series championships: 1924 (when the franchise was the Washington Senators), 1987 and 1991. COURTESY PHOTOBut when Twins fans talk about homers these days they have to talk about second baseman Brian Dozier, who belted 42 homers last year. e on t he Sp orti ng l l Yea rb f id d en e t wi w ll b b e e be pr pr ed d ic i t pl p ac c e e th t e di d vi i ta st e hit .2 trip le Ko r Ho P at D H do m la st y e bi g-le a na tu ra l po si ti on r Polanco, 23, had his first e xt en de d e of t h b i te am w as p re t se ason and terrible hi s It c an o nl y im e xt en de d d e of t he b ig leagues i n n 20 20 16 16 a nd nd 2 82 with four h om m er er s an n d d f fo fo ur ur r e s. re an slugg er r B yu yu ng ng g g P ark is pen ci ci le d d in in n H but he d id d n n n t t m uch sl u ug gi gi n ng g g ea r in h is is f ir ir s st t t ag ue s e ea so so o n n n. It c c an an o nl y im prov e so so n. n. He H ck Th Th e Sp Ba Ba se ba a ll ll co co nf w w

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20 SPRING TRAINING FEBRUARY 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLY BY GLENN MILLERFlorida Weekly CorrespondentAlthough Gerry Adams now resides in Memphis, she returns to Fort Myers every year around this time to work Minnesota Twins spring training games at CenturyLink Sports Complex. When it opened in 1991, it was known as the Lee County Sports Complex. I watched the park being built, Ms. Adams, 70, said in a January telephone call. She was there working concessions when the team had a young centerfielder named Kirby Puckett, now deceased and in the Hall of Fame. The 2017 Twins spring training roster includes pitcher Jose Berrios, third baseman Miguel Sano and outfielders Byron Buxton and Max Kepler, who werent even born in 1991. Ive been there forever, Ms. Adams said. In the early years of her stretch working spring training, Ms. Adams was also working fulltime at Radiology Regional and moonlighting at the ballpark. She retired fulltime from her radiology job in 2012 and then moved to Memphis to be close to her son and grandchildren. She used some vacation time from her radiology job so she could squeeze in spring training shifts. For almost all her time at the ballpark Ms. Adams worked in concessions but in a concession to advancing years she now works behind the scenes helping out on administrative details. Working the ballpark for Ms. Adams is about more than slinging beer or peddling hot dogs and hamburgers or helping out behind the scenes. Its family there, Ms. Adams said of her co-workers and fans. She also loves being around the game and hearing Take Me Out to the Ballgame, during seventh-inning stretches. My favorite song, Ms. Adams said. Its one of the things that keep pulling her back, all the way from Memphis, even 26 years after first working spring training. Its hard work in a concession stand or anywhere in a ballpark. When its over youre so exhausted, Ms. Adams said of spring training. But I cant wait to get there. Oh, there is another benefit to coming back to Fort Myers every February. It gets me out of winter, Ms. Adams said. Gerry Adams: A Twins spring icon since 1991 COURTESY PHOTOGerry Adams remembers working concessions when a young Kirby Puckett roamed centerfield. And so much more... Sarasota 5231 University Pkwy. @ Honore 941-351-5999 Port Charlotte US Hwy. 41 & 776 941-235-3354 Fort Myers Reections Pkwy. @ Cypress Lake 239-590-9994 Cape Coral Santa Barbara near Veterans 239-458-8700 Naples Immokalee near Airport 239-593-9499 Estero Alico and Ben Hill Grifn 239-466-3354*Please present this original ad when ordering. Dine-in only. Limit one free fountain drink per entre purchase. Not valid with other discounts. Only at the deli restaurants listed above. Offer expires 4/30/2017.Score a FREE FOUNTAIN DRINKwith entre purchase.*

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The Tampa Bay Rays often look up at the rest of baseball. They finished last in the American League East in 2016. They finished last in attendance in the majors last year, averaging only 15,878 fans per home game at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg. By comparison the Los Angeles Dodgers led the majors with an average of 45,719 fans per game. The Rays also were last in payroll in 2016, at $71 million. The Dodgers led the major leagues in that category also, at $279 million. The No. 2 and No. 3 teams on the 2016 payroll list were American League East rivals of the Rays. The New York Yankees were second at $227 million and the Boston Red Sox were third at $215 million. So, what about the 2017 Rays? Can they compete against the boys with the big wallets? Can they attract more fans to their ballpark on the western edge of downtown St. Pete? Can they regain the magic of the franchises brief golden age? Tampa Bay is coming off three consecutive losing seasons. Their 2016 record of 68-94 was their worst since 2007, when they were 66-96. But they followed up the 2007 season with the greatest in franchise history. Tampa Bay won the American League pennant in 2008 and lost the World Series to the Philadelphia Phillies. Will it be more of the past three years in 2017 or will they compete again? The experts say no. A recent Fox Sports power ranking had Tampa Bay listed No. 23. An ESPN ranking had the Rays at No. 24. But the season isnt played on power rankings in the winter. The hope for a franchise revival likely begins with pitcher Chris Archer. The 2016 season was a disaster for Mr. Archer, who was 9-19 with a 4.02 ERA. His 19 losses led the league. In his previous three seasons his combined record for those years was 31-29 and he was astoundingly consistent, posting earned run averages of 3.22, 3.32 and 3.23. Tampa Bay likely needs a return to form from Mr. Archer to climb in the standings. Overall, Tampa Bays pitching in 2016 was fair, ranking 16th in the majors in ERA, 4.20. The starting rotation is promising. Jake Odorizzi was 10-6 with a 3.69 ERA. Rookie Blake Snell had a losing record (6-8) but a good ERA, 3.54. Alex Cobb missed most of the 2016 season because of elbow surgery but if he is what he was before the surgery it will be a great boost to the team. In 2013 Mr. Cobb was 11-3 with a 2.76 ERA and the next year he was 10-9 with a 2.87 ERA. Matt Andriese and Jose De Leon will likely round out the rotation. Mr. De Leon was acquired from the Dodgers in a trade for second baseman Logan Forsythe. Closer Alex Colome certainly did his job in 2016, converting 37 of 40 opportunities and posting a 1.91 ERA. He also struck out 71 in 56 2/3 innings. He and the rest of the staff will throw to a new catcher this year at some point. The Rays signed Wilson Ramos but he probably wont be ready to play until June as he recovers from October knee surgery. Until then Luke Maile and Curt Casali will likely split catching duties. 22 SPRING TRAINING FEBRUARY 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLYRays look for 2008 magicBY GLENN MILLERFlorida Weekly Correspondent KEITH ALLISON / COURTESY PHOTOThe hope for a franchise revival likely begins with pitcher Chris Archer. The 2016 season was a disaster for Mr. Archer, who wa s 9-19 with a 4.02 ERA.SEE THIS YEAR, 26

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Where can fans get tickets or rent a suite? Fans can buy tickets at spring#component-209141180, through Ticketmaster, over the phone at (888) FAN-RAYS or at the box of ce at the stadium. Prices range from $30 to $12; check for game availability. Where can fans with disabilities sit? Accessible seating is available on rstand third-base lines, as well as behind home plate upon request. What is the best time for autographs? Players may sign autographs or interact with fans at their own discretion. Please be respectful to the players and other fans. Fans are asked to exit the areas around the dugout at the conclusion of pre-game batting practice unless they have a ticket for those areas. What is the procedure if a child gets lost? Anyone inquiring about a lost child should immediately notify the nearest fan host or security personnel. Assistance is also available at Guest Services, located behind home plate on the main concourse. What do fans do if they have a medical emergency or need rst aid? In case of emergency, please notify the nearest fan host or other staff member as soon as possible. The rst-aid station is located behind home plate on the main concourse, and is accessible from inside or outside the ballpark. How early can you get there before a game? Three hours prior to game time (the parking lot will open at 10 a.m. for a 1:05 p.m. game). How do you deal with rude or obnoxious fans? Fans are expected to adhere to stadium regulations noted on our website and outside all entrance gates. Items not permitted in the ballpark include: Containers of any type Folding/lawn chairs Balloons and beach balls Bullhorns, airhorns and whistles Oversized electronics Animals, except service animals Weapons and reworks of any kind Cameras with lenses greater than 12 inches Clothing displaying obscene phrases Umbrellas, large sticks or poles Any food and drink, except those needed for medical purposes. Individual servings of sealed plastic water bottles no larger than 1 liter and childrens single-serving Rays FAQCharlotte Sports Park, spring home of the Tampa Bay Rays Date Time Opponent Feb. 25 1:05 p.m. Pirates Feb. 26 1:05 p.m. Red Sox Feb. 28 1:05 p.m. Twins March 1 1:05 p.m. Phillies March 3 1:05 p.m. Tigers March 4 1:05 p.m. Orioles March 8 6:35 p.m. Colombia March 9 1:05 p.m. Pirates March 12 1:05 p.m. Blue Jays March 14 1:05 p.m. Yankees (split squad) March 15 1:05 p.m. Red Sox March 17 1:05 p.m. Twins March 19 1:05 p.m. Phillies March 23 1:05 p.m. Yankees March 25 1:05 p.m. Red Sox March 29 1:05 p.m. Orioles March 30 1:05 p.m. Twins RAYS BULLPEN VISITORS BULLPEN TIKI BARBOARDWALK BERM GA RIGHTPRESS BOX / SUITESPLAYGROUNDBERM GA LEFT 115 114 Tampa Bay RaysCharlotte Sports Park, 2300 El Jobean Road, Port Charlotte Ticket Information (888) FAN-RAYS (326-7297) or Spring prices Field Box ...................................................................$29 Field Reserved ...........................................................$24 Baseline Reserved .....................................................$19 Berm and Boardwalk ..................................................$10 24 SPRING TRAINING FEBRUARY 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLY

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Working Minnesota Twins spring training game at CenturyLink Sports Complex is not merely a job for Dick and Linda Mellon. The Bonita Springs residents have been fixtures at the ballpark for more than 15 years. Mrs. Mellon started working concessions there in 2001 and her husband joined the staff the following year. They cant stay away, not even now as theyre cruising through their mid-70s. It started with a newspaper want ad. Mrs. Mellon recalled the ad looking for part-time help at the ballpark asked, Do you like baseball? The ad then asked those interested to come to the ballpark and fill out a form. I can remember my son (P.J.) saying to me because hes been here since the youre not going to get that job, Mrs. Mellon said. Its a county job. But a call came a couple of days later from the stadiums food and beverage manager. Mrs. Mellon was hired. And she is now on her seventh food and beverage manager. She has stayed for a simple reason she likes it. You get a chance to meet people from everywhere, Mrs. Mellon said, sitting in the ballpark stands with her husband on a January afternoon. I have a lot of regular customers. Not so much when I first started but now. I know their first names. I never ask for last names. I always ask for their first name and what they drink so when they come up if I have the opportunity Ill have it all poured for them. That knack for remembering faces, names and drinks amazes her husband, who should. They will celebrate their 58th wedding anniversary in October. She has one of those minds if you come up to her like three times the fourth time she will recognize you, Mr. Mellon, 76, said. Its quite a feat. The Twins attracted 121,005 fans to their 15 home games last year, an average of 8,067 per game. A connection is made between the woman selling beer and the regular fans, those who come back game after game and year after year. Mrs. Mellon said she received an email last year from one fan telling her that a regular customer had died. The Mellons moved to Bonita Springs from Rhode Island, where they had resided in Cranston and then Exeter. Mr. Mellon worked for phone companies in repairs and Mrs. Mellon worked in banking and then in accounting for an automobile dealer. Now, they work to help fans enjoy ballgames. They think their jobs are a lot better way to spend their time than watching television all day. Weve heard so many retired people complaining about everything, Mr. Mellon said. I find it (the job) keeps me from being an old piss pot. When theyre out with the crowd and the Cracker Jack and the beer, theyre part of something grand. Were part of life, Mr. Mellon said. 26 SPRING TRAINING FEBRUARY 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLY15 years later this couple a fixture at the parkBY GLENN MILLERFlorida Weekly Correspondent COURTESY PHOTODick and Linda Mellon have worked Twins spring training for 15 years. To bolster the offense the Rays recently acquired free agent outfielder Colby Rasmus, above. DH Corey Dickerson, right, who hit 24 homers last year, has reportedly lost 25 pounds through an off-season workout regimen.The offense needs to pick up the pace. Its .243 batting average ranked 28th in the majors and the Rays were 24th in runs scored, 24. That low production was no fault of veteran third baseman Evan Longoria, who hit .273 with 36 homers and 98 RBI. The reliable Mr. Longoria has played 160 or more games every year since 2013. To bolster the offense the Rays recently acquired free agent outfielder Colby Rasmus. The veteran has had four seasons of more than 20 homers. He could fit into an outfield that includes Gold Glove centerfielder Kevin Kiermaier, who missed a large chunk of the 2015 season. Steven Souza, Jr., who had 17 homers in 120 games, should return to play right. Joining Mr. Longoria in the infield will be shortstop Matt Duffy, second baseman Nick Franklin and first baseman Brad Miller, who was previously the shortstop. Mr. Miller hit .243 with 30 homers and 81 RBI last year. DH Corey Dickerson, who hit 24 homers last year, has reportedly lost 25 pounds through an offseason workout regimen. Thats what the Rays have lost. What will they gain this year? Will they gain in the standings? The winter power rankings are fun, of course, but dont really matter. All that matters is how well they play. THIS YEARFrom page 22 w p ro du ct io n wa s no f f au au lt lt er an third baseman E E v va n Lo Lo ng ng g wh o hit .2 7 8 RBI. The r ia has pla y r e games e n ce 2013. b olster t h h the Ra y ys y acquire d d e nt out Colb y y Th h e has h ha d d a so n ns o o f f f ha a n n 20 20 0 c ou l ld d a a n n t ha t t G G old e nt nt er er or ts to p. M r. 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30 SPRING TRAINING FEBRUARY 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLY Team broadcasters have seen it all BY GLENN MILLERFlorida Weekly CorrespondentJoe Castiglione and Dick Bremer have likely seen more Major League Baseball games and been in more big-league stadiums than any fan alive. And they dont pay to get into ballparks from Boston to Minneapolis, from New York to Seattle, from Miami to San Francisco. Theyre paid to be in ballparks all season long, all over the country. And sometimes in Canada, as well. Its their job. Nice work if you can get it.Mr. Castiglione has been the radio voice of the Boston Red Sox since 1983, witnessing them win three World Series titles.His call after the Red Sox won 2004 World Series, their first in 86 years, is arguably one of the best known in baseball broadcasting history. Can you believe it? Mr. Castiglione said as the Red Sox broke what had been called the Curse of the Bambino. Mr. Bremer is a television broadcaster and started doing Twins games in 1983, the same year Mr. Castiglione started with the Red Sox. Their birthdays are only a day apart. Mr. Bremer turns 61 on March 1 and Mr. Castiglione turns 70 on March 2. How long ago was 1983, their first seasons with their respective teams? There were no such things as Google, Facebook and Twitter. In baseball it was the year of the Pine Tar Incident in Yankee Stadium and the year Joe Mauer, now a veteran first baseman with the Twins, was born. That year Red Sox third baseman Wade Boggs, now in the Hall of Fame, led the American League with a .361 batting average. It was the year playwright Tennessee Williams, singer Karen Carpenter and boxer Jack Dempsey died. On separate days in January both veteran broadcasters took time to chat with Florida Weekly about their careers and lives. Ironically, both conversations took place at fantasy baseball camps, a fitting setting because both mens profession sounds like a fantasy come alive to fans. Mr. Bremer sat at a picnic table in a breezeway between batting cages and a weight training room at the Twins minor-league complex, across the CenturyLink Sports Complex parking lot from Hammond Stadium. Mr. Bremer spoke about growing up in a very small Minnesota town called Dumont in the 1960s. He has fond boyhood memories of playing pickup baseball in a town too small for an official Little League. A trip to see the Twins in Metropolitan Stadium was a childhood treat and since 1983 he has traveled the country seeing their games, telling stories, describing games and meeting and getting to know players. I would enjoy announcing baseball games for any team but then Ive been able to do it for the team I grew up following as a little kid has been an unreal joy and pleasure, Mr. Bremer said. Mr. Castiglione grew up in Connecticut, a sort of demilitarized zone between Red Sox and Yankee fans. He gasp! rooted for the Yankees as a boy. We learn from our mistakes, Mr. Castiglione said. He spoke to Florida Weekly on an afternoon during Red Sox fantasy camp. He stood next to the JetBlue Park third base dugout during a game between campers and ex-big-leaguers such as Trot Nixon, Oil Can Boyd, Shea Hillenbrand, Mike Timlin and others. Mr. Castiglione worked as a public addresser announcer, introducing batters as they came to the plate. He also reminisced with the microphone off about growing up a baseball fan and listening to legendary announcers such as the Yankees Mel Allen. Mr. Castiglione can still hear and appreciate the way Mr. Allen called ballgames more than half a century ago. The enthusiasm of his booming voice, Mr. Castiglione said. The smile in his voice. The way he told you about players. And then there was Mr. Allens signature home run call. Going, going, gone, Mr. Castiglione said, recalling how Mr. Allen called SARASOTA: Sarasota Crossings 5459 Fruitville Road Sarasota(941) 342-6600 Email: darumasrq@gmail.comNAPLES: Across from the Ritz-Carlton 241 Center Street North Naples(239) 591-1200 Email: darumanaples@gmail.comFT. MYERS: Bell Tower Shops 13499 S. Cleveland Ave. Ft. Myers (239) 344-0037 Email: Bell Tower Shops Fort Myers, FLHours: Monday-Sunday 5 pm-10pm Visit our website for more information: WWW.DARUMARESTAURANT.COMSUNSET SPECIALS5PMPMJ Sbtn f Str LnPiano Bar with Live Entertainment Wednesday-Sunday 6:30-10:00pm COURTESY PHOTOJoe Castiglione calls it from the booth. SEE BROADCASTERS, 32

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32 FEBRUARY 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLY home runs. I never really had a signature call. Mr. Bremer talked at length about growing up in Dumont, which he said had a population of 235 when he was a 9-year-old boy and the 1965 World Series, in which the Twins faced the Los Angeles Dodgers. Theres 100 people listed on the census sign now, said Mr. Bremer, who participated in the Twins fantasy camp as a player. And I know its less than that because a friend of mine died a couple of weeks ago. He said he attended a one-room schoolhouse.We had a total of seven students, Mr. Bremer said. It was little house on the prairie but not on the prairie. So come World Series time in 1965, we were hoping that our teacher would let us listen to the games on the radio. But she wouldnt do that. She wouldnt let that happen.At the time all World Series games were played in the afternoon, even those played on weekdays. And so I was left every day to run home from school all the way across town, which took about 30 seconds, Mr. Bremer said. In Game 7, Dodgers ace Sandy Koufax, pitching on two days rest, shut out the Twins. It was tough for little Dick Bremer to handle. Just crushed, Mr. Bremer said. The Twins have won two World Series since Mr. Bremer joined the organization, 1987 and 1991. The Red Sox famously ended their 86-year title drought in 2004 and have since added two more World Series championships. Through most of Mr. Castigliones time with the Red Sox they have fielded competitive teams. Thats an added bonus to being a Red Sox broadcaster being around a franchise that usually is in the hunt. Small market teams dont have the same opportunity. The window, Mr. Castiglione said, is small for such franchises. The Red Sox have a window all the time, he said. That wasnt the case, though, when he came to Boston in 1983 after working in Cleveland. The Indians, improbably, had finished sixth for five consecutive seasons. Mr. Castiglione came to the Red Sox in 1983 and, naturally, they finished sixth.But the team was on the rebound WINDOWS & DOORSNO PRESSURE, GUARANTEED! 239-337-2287 2 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 5 5 5 5 5 5 2 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 6 6 6 6 6 6 BEAT RISING UTILITY BILLS$185PLUS STANDARD INSTALLATIONWHITE VINYL SINGLE HUNG4 WINDOW MINIMUM. UP TO 52 WIDE*ANY SIZE BEST PRICES ONIMPACT WINDOWSAVAILABLE! HURRICANE PROTECTION AVAILABLE! ANNOUNCES NEW OFFICE LOCATIONS: Malkani Retina Center 1855 Veterans Park Drive #302 in Naples 9201 Cypress Lake Drive in Ft. Myers Robert M. Sherman, M.D., FACSBoard Certied Opthalmologist & Retina Specialist Malkani Retina Center specializes in:Macular Degeneration | Retina Detachment | Diabetic Retinopathy Painless Eye Injections & other Diseases of the Retina Malkani Retina CenterSunil Malkani, MD, Vitreoretinal Specialist and Surgeon(239) 324-4888www.mrcmd.comFor Call Appointments, Kim Gaide 239-209-6160 EVERY TRANSFER INCLUDES A FREE PRIVATE ONLINE ACCOUNT FOR EASY VIEWING, SHARING & EDITING! EV E RY TRAN S F E R I ONLIN E ACCOUNTFOR E AS Start Your Legacy, today.THE EASY & AFFORDABLE WAY TO DIGITIZE YOUR HOME MOVIES AND PHOTOS!MEMORIES ARE TRAPPED ON OLD FORMATS... WHEN THE BEST MOMENTS ARE MEANT TO BE SHARED!BROADCASTERSFrom page 30COURTESY PHOTODick Bremer on the microphone.

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FLORIDA WEEKLY FEBRUARY 2017 SPRING TRAINING 33 and won the 1986 pennant but lost the World Series to the Mets in excruciating fashion. The Red Sox appeared to have clinched the World Series when they took a 5-3 lead in the 10th inning of Game 6 but the lead and the series slipped away.The final play of the game became one of the most famous in baseball history and perhaps most painful ever for Red Sox fans. The Mets, though, rallied for three runs in the bottom of the 10th, with the final run scoring when a slow roller eluded Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner. Vin Scully call of that play is now part of baseball lore. little roller, Scully said. Up along first. Behind the bag! It gets through Buckner! But Mr. Castiglione didnt see it. He had left the press box to go downstairs for post-game interviews in what he assumed would be a celebratory Red Sox clubhouse. I watched them bring the champagne in and take it out, Mr. Castiglione said. The Mets then won Game 7 and the World Series. Mr. Castiglione and Red Sox fans had to wait another 18 years for a World Series title. Now, theyve won three since 2004. Does he have a favorite of the three? They all three were different, Mr. Castiglione said. Its like saying whos your favorite child. Both men grew up around the game and appreciate what theyve been doing for so long. Mr. Bremer recalls the excitement of his family making its annual trip from Dumont to Bloomington, Minn., where Metropolitan Stadium was located. All he had seen of big-league baseball before his first trip there were games on black-and-white television. What I remember most about my first visit to Metropolitan Stadium was the green grass because on my TV at home it was grey, Mr. Bremer said. Then he watched boyhood heroes such as Twins greats Harmon Killebrew, Earl Ba ttey and Bob Allison. Mr. Allison was a particular favorite of the young Dick Bremer. I wanted to be Bob Allison, Mr. Bremer said. He was tall, athletic, good looking. I went 1-for-3. Im 6-2. So I got the tall part. Now, as their teams prepare for the season, the broadcasters are back in Fort Myers preparing as well. Its a chance to see new players on their team and opposing teams and a chance to see minor-league players good enough to earn cameo appearances in spring training games. Although the Twins struggled through a dreadful 2016 season, that is now history. Mr. Bremer said he approaches every season with hope. Like everyone else, he said. It has nothing to do with the prior seasons record. Its just a time of great hope for every baseball fan who follows a major league team. There are no injuries. There are no losing streaks. Everyone has in their own mind an idea what has to happen for their team to win the World Series. Thats true for fans. Its true for players and its true for broadcasters. The 2016 Twins were 59-103, finishing last in the American League Central, 35.5 games behind the first place Cleveland Indians. There is a saying in baseball, Mr. Bremer said. You cant control what has happened in the past. You can control what happens in the future. Thats true in any line of work. But especially in baseball. Its critical. You cant control what happened a year before or a week before or the night before. The Red Sox are hopeful in 2017. The Twins are hopeful. Thats one of the beauties of spring training. Everybody has reason to be hopeful. Both men have been spending a great deal of time in Fort Myers for a long time. The Twins have trained in Lee County since 1991 and the Red Sox moved to Fort Myers from Winter Haven in 1993. Mr. Castiglione has a Fort Myers home and plays in a winter senior softball league at Shady Oaks Park. Mr. Bremer not only plays in fantasy camps but last fall played in the Roy Hobbs World Series, an adult baseball event played at various venues in Lee County. Both men are immersed in the sport. I love the baseball people, Mr. Castiglione said. I like players. I like talking to scouts, front office people. Its just the baseball language, the baseball rhythm. I like the games. I love the social aspect, the hours before the game around the dugout, the field, reporting, getting information. Not doing interviews but collecting information. And thats the fun time. Both men have seen how spring training has evolved. When Mr. Bremer started with the Twins they played their spring games at Tinker Field in Orlando and their minor-league teams were in Melbourne. The Twins had such primitive facilities in Orlando, Mr. Bremer said. He recalls the Twins playing home games in Tinker Field as renovations were being made at the adjacent Tangerine Bowl, a football stadium. There were jackhammers going on, Mr. Bremer said. It was obvious what was happening. The baseball field really wasnt important to anybody in Orlando. When they re-located to Fort Myers and what was then called the Lee County Sports Complex the big-league teams and minor-league teams were at the same site. To me this has always been the model for how a spring training complex should be put together, Mr. Bremer said. Spring training is now a time to get ready for the season for broadcasters as well as players. I get to know players, Mr. Castiglione said. I keep files on every player. You see guys who ordinarily wouldnt be with the club during the season. Now, fans and broadcasters are looking forward to spring training. In a few weeks, though, theyll be looking ahead to something else. By time its over you cant wait for the games to count, Mr. Castiglione said. But theyre fun for a while. Then youre anxious for the real competitive type games. For now, though, Dick Bremer and Joe Castiglione are ready for spring training. Oh, and their birthdays. March 1 for Mr. Bremer and March 2 for Mr. Castiglione. Fort Myers 239.481.1110 15245 S. 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34 SPRING TRAINING FEBRUARY 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLY BY GLENN MILLERFlorida Weekly CorrespondentDewayne Staats knows where his heart rests. My heart is a baseball heart, he once said. It still applies. And it explains his long career as baseball broadcaster, most notably here in Florida as the Tampa Bay Rays television voice since the clubs 1998 inception, back when the team was called the Devil Rays. Mr. Staats, 64, started as a big-league broadcaster in 1977 with the Houston Astros and then worked for the Chicago Cubs, New York Yankees and a two-year stint at ESPN in the mid-1990s before joining the expansion Tampa Bay franchise. Hell be back in the booth again this season at Tropicana Field but first will spend time in Port Charlotte at spring training preparing for the season. Its now been 40 years since he became a big-league broadcaster, working in the game he loves. Id be hard-pressed to figure out something else to do, Mr. Staats told Florida Weekly in a January telephone interview. He reminisced about his first infatuation with the game. It started with the World Series, Mr. Staats said. At the time he was 9 and watched the New York Yankees beat the Cincinnati Reds in a five-game series. Then the following year came a new team and another medium. Through the magic of radio I heard the Colt 45s, Mr. Staats said. The Houston Colt 45s eventually changed their name to the Astros and 15 years after their birth, in 1977, Mr. Staats joined their broadcast team, only two years after graduating from Southern Illinois University. He stayed with the Astros through 1984. The 1962 Colt 45s were an expansion team, going 64-96 and finishing eighth in the 10-team National League in those days before divisional play. But that didnt matter much to young Dewayne, who turned 10 in August of that year. I think that hooked me, Mr. Staats said of the radio broadcasts. He was hooked on the game in more ways than listening or watching. On the first moderately warm or at least not bitterly cold days of spring he would go out and play catch with friends before going to school in Wood River, Ill. But it was baseball on TV and the radio that may have kick started his love of the game and career. I think that set it all in motion, Mr. Staats said. Oh, as in every job, there are times when Mr. Staats get worn down. The travel is relentless, even for the players, young men in their 20s and 30s. Mr. Staats admitted there are occasionally moments when he arrives at an airport in some distant city at 3 a.m. and he is beat and wondering why he keeps doing this. Those are fleeting moments, Mr. Staats said. Sleeping for several hours is wonderfully restorative and Mr. Staats is ready to go again, to another game and another broadcast booth. For now, hes staying close to his Clearwater home. Hell pop down to Port Charlotte for part of camp and some games and also attend spring training games near home. The Philadelphia Phillies play in Clearwater and the Toronto Blue Jays are in Dunedin, the next town north of Clearwater. The ballparks are only three miles apart. The New York Yankees are across Tampa Bay in Tampa and south of St. Pete and north of Port Charlotte the Pittsburgh Pirates are in Bradenton and the Baltimore Orioles are in Sarasota. Spring training is a time to cram for the season, learning not only about the Rays and their players but other teams and other players. Mr. Staats goal this time of year is basic. To accumulate a base of knowledge, Mr. Staats said. After all these years and all those games and all his research that base of knowledge must be as deep as an ocean. And now, 56 years since that 1961 Reds-Yankees World Series and 40 years since his first big-league gig, Mr. Staats still reports to work at ballparks all over the land, from Tropicana Field to Yankee Stadium to Fenway Park and points far west. He realizes even after all these years, after perhaps 6,000 regular-season games, hes blessed to be a big-league baseball broadcaster. Theres nothing better, Mr. Staats said. ClthHlldt Tltbfkld Rays broadcaster has been with the team since day 1 Your Home Run for Relaxation! Call for Your Appointment Today! 239.482.1858 Enjoy a Blissful Retreat! Open 7 Days a Week! Renew Your Senses!

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FLORIDA WEEKLY FEBRUARY 2017 39 The 1940 Detroit roster included the following names: Birdie Tebbetts, Pinky Higgins, Bobo Newsome, Schoolboy Rowe, Dizzy Trout and Cotton Pippin. The White Sox that year had an outfielder named Taffy Wright. In the 1990s the cross-town Cubs boasted an outfielder named Tuffy Rhodes. In 1940 the Reds had a player named Jimmy Ripple, who played long before shortstop Bobby Wine played for the Phillies in the 1960s. Attending a game that year a fan might have seen players named Creepy Crespi, Sibby Sisti, Fuzz White and Emil Hill Billy Bildilli. One could become hungry at games back in those days when there were players named Pretzel Pezzuto, Cookie Lavagetto, Peanuts Lowry and Goober Zuber When the Pirates trained at Terry Park in the 1950s they had a pitcher named Whammy Douglas and they later added a pitcher named Vinegar Bend Mizell to their staff. The first black player in Red Sox history was Pumpsie Green The 1962 Mets had a catcher named Choo Choo Coleman and that same year the Washington Senators featured an infielder named Coot Veal, not to be confused with Pirates pitcher Bob Veale. Although the golden age of great names is in the distant past, fans from the late 20th century and even today occasionally encounter outstanding nicknames, even right here in Southwest Florida during spring training. In recent decades there have been pitchers named Oil Can Boyd, Catfish Hunter, Vida Blue, Blue Moon Odom, Mudcat Grant and Boof Bonser. Some may recall a fellow named Stubby Clapp, who played for the Cardinals in 2001. From 2006 to 2008 the Red Sox had an outfielder named Coco Crisp. The Red Sox still have Mookie Betts, who is not only blessed with a great name but is also an outstanding player. By the way, Mookies real first name is Markus. But hes always be Mookie to fans. But dont call him Baby Doll. Bubbles Hargrave Pinky Hargrave Gulf Coast Audiology Experts In Hearing And Balance Hearing Evaluations Hearing Aids Accessories & Repairs Tinnitus ManagementWe are an audiology practice dedicated to providing state-ofthe-art hearing care and comprehensive vestibular evaluations. At Gulf Coast Audiology we welcome the opportunity to talk with you and to listen to your hearing needs. The decision to invest in better hearing is one of the most important you will ever make. Because of this, our goal is to provide you with compassionate care, the most current hearing aid technology, and professional service. The owner herself, Dr. Drianis Duran, will always be the one to work with you. The CRACK of the Bat! The ROAR of the Crowd! Dont Miss a SOUND! Drianis Duran, Au.D.Board Certied Doctor of Audiology239-267-7888 8900 Gladiolus Dr. #201 Fort Myers, FL al ways be the one to work with you. Boar d w w FOLLOW US ON LEADERS OF DISTINCTION 239-481-484913350 FSW ParkwayFort Myers, FL 33919 NADER-MARAS AN OUTSTANDING NIGHT OF FUN AND ENTERTAINMENT!!!Join Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Charlie Thomas Drifters (This Magic Moment); The Pavarotti of Doo Wop, Tommy Mara and The Crests (Sixteen Candles); Doo Wop Music Hall of Famers, The Mystics (Hushabye); Billboards Top 100 Artist, The Soul Survivors (Expressway to Your Heart); and American Bandstands, Little Peggy March (I Will Follow Him).GET READY FOR A NIGHT OF SOLID GOLD DOO WOP AND ROCK N ROLL WITH THESE MUSIC LEGENDS.VIP SEATS (WITH MEET & GREET) ARE AVAILABLE.

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BY GLENN MILLERFlorida Weekly Correspondent Why doesnt everyone appreciate its magic and majesty, mythology and history, power and grace, drama and timelessness? Such is the case, though. Its fruitless explaining baseball to non-fans. One might as well try explaining red, yellow and green to a person blind from birth. Or writing a description of Beethovens Ode to Joy for a person deaf since birth. The late journalist David Halberstam summed this up long ago when he wrote this: It is a sport that a foreigner is least likely to take to. You have to grow up playing it, you have to accept the lore of the bubble gum card, and believe that if the answer to the Mays-Mantle-Snider question is found, then the universe will be a simpler and more ordered place. Novelist Phillip Roth must have played center field in his youth. In Portnoys Complaint, he wrote, Oh, to be a centerfielder, a centerfielder and nothing more. Some think baseball is dull. An old saying holds that baseball is dull only to those with dull minds.Most other sports are back-and-forth contests. Participants kick or throw or dribble or carry an object toward goals at one end or the other. The particulars vary, as do the surfaces ice or wood or grass.Baseball stands alone in dimensions, shapes and distances. Ninety feet between bases is the nearest thing to perfection that man has yet to achieve, legendary sports columnist Red Smith once wrote. Actress Tallulah Bankhead understood this when she compared the Say Hey Kid with the Bard. There have been only two geniuses in the world Willie Mays and Willie Shakespeare, Ms. Bankhead once said. Explain baseball? Its a waste of time trying. 40 SPRING TRAINING FEBRUARY 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLY 239.466.464620351 Summerlin Rd Unit #111 Fort Myers, FL 33908ACROSS FROM SANIBEL OUTLETS IN THE PUBLIX SHOPPING PLAZA Continental Cuisine Somein fo Everyon! CC Sunset Ding Spcials Monday-Sturdy SEE FULL MENU AT: Joi u fo... Experience The Best Food In Ft. Myers! THE RETINA SPECIALIST IN SWFL! (239) 324-4888Specializing in:Macular Degeneration | Retina Detachment Diabetic Retinopathy | Painless Eye Injections & other Diseases of the Retina Sunil Malkani, M.D.Founder & Director Vitreoretinal Diseases & Surgery Naples Ofce: 1855 Veterans Park Drive #302 Naples 34109 Accepting New Patients Ofces in Lee, Collier and Charlotte Counties Malkani Retina Center Malkani Retina Center Baseball fans dont understand people who dont get baseball Fort Myers Bonita Springs Charleston Estero Naples Palm Beach Scottsdale I am so happy to have met Dave from FM Sports Management early in my professional career, before any large contracts were signed. b e team at FM always does what is absolutely best for me and they are available 24/7. I trust them completely for all of my needs, t nancial and beyond.I trust FM with all my needs. Bronson ArroyoProfessional Baseball Player

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FLORIDA WEEKLY FEBRUARY 2017 SPRING TRAINING 41 BY GLENN MILLERFlorida Weekly CorrespondentA quick glance at statistics tells even casual baseball fans that former Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz is an all-time great slugger. His 541 career homers ranks 17th alltime, ahead of legends such as Mickey Mantle, Jimmie Foxx and Ernie Banks and just behind others such as Mike Schmidt, Manny Ramirez and Reggie Jackson. But Mr. Ortiz cant be measured solely by home run or RBI totals over a 20-year career that ended in 2016. He was far more than numbers on a statistical website or the back of a baseball card. Mr. Ortiz was a charismatic, galvanizing, inspiring figure for the Red Sox, likely the greatest clutch hitter ever. On the biggest stage in the biggest games against the toughest competition with the most on the line, Mr. Ortiz was at his best. But he wont be at JetBlue Park this spring training or making road trips to CenturyLink Sports Complex and the Charlotte Sports Park. It will be the first spring training without him in Fort Myers since 1996, when he was a minor-leaguer in the Seattle Mariners farm system. The Mariners traded him to the Minnesota Twins later that year and in 2002 the Twins released him. In 2003, Mr. Ortiz signed a free-agent deal with the Red Sox, and then became a legend. In three World Series, all won by the Red Sox, he hit .455 with three homers and 14 RBI. Then there were the dramatics, the unparalleled even uncanny ability he had to deliver in the late innings when the Red Sox were teetering on the brink of elimination from series. But it was even more than that. People who have reported on the Red Sox and other Boston pro sports teams for many years said this man from the Dominican Republic might deserve a spot on the citys mythical Mount Rushmore of sports legends, or at least serious consideration. Mount Rushmore has room for only four but Ortiz is in that conversation with Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, legendary Red Sox slugger Ted Williams, Bobby Orr of the Boston Bruins and Bill Russell and Larry Bird of the Boston Celtics. He rose to the occasion in an even more memorable way than cracking walk-off homers. Mr. Ortiz delivered in an emotional way at a wrenching time in the citys history, a moment that transcended sports. In the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, Mr. Ortiz spoke to a packed Fenway Park about the city and its response to the terrorist attack. The players wore jerseys that day that carried the citys name instead of the team name. All right, Boston, Mr. Ortiz told the crowd five days after the bombing. This jersey that we wear today, it doesnt say Red Sox, it says Boston. This is our f-----city and nobody is going to dictate our freedoms. Stay strong. That cemented his place in Boston sports history. Hes one of us, said writer Ian Browne, who has covered Mr. Ortiz and the Red Sox since 2004. Boston Herald sports columnist Steve Buckley said there was some debate for a few days about the strong language used in the ballpark but that faded away. What would the sports columnist have said if asked to speak at the ballpark? I would have said exactly the same thing, Mr. Buckley said. The speech elevated Mr. Ortiz to another level. He became a citizen/baseball player, Mr. Buckley said. Mr. Ortiz was a special presence in the batters box, the dugout and clubhouse and even beyond. Veteran Red Sox broadcaster Joe Castiglione has been in Boston since before Ortiz arrived in 2003. He knows what he will miss as the Red Sox enter the 2017 season without Mr. Ortiz. This spring training with be first without legendary OrtizCOURTESY PHOTODavid Ortiz 541 career homers ranks 17th all-time. Leave Your Mark at the Charlotte Sports Park With Your Own Personalized... Fan Bricks! Fan Bricks! 2 SIZES TO CHOOSE FROM! 4x8 $ 75 8x8 $125 Charlotte County Community Services presents... A program of Charlotte County Government. s ave 20% MENTION DISCOUNT CODE CSP20 WHEN ORDERING! CHARLOTTE SPORTS PARK 2300 El Jobean Road, Port Charlotte, FL 33948 941.235.5010 Order your bricks online at or call 855.274.2574 See your Fan Bricks every time you visit the Charlotte Sports Park in front of the Home Plate Gate entrance!

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42 SPRING TRAINING FEBRUARY 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLYHis smile, Mr. Castiglione said. The magnitude of it. Hes larger than life. He loved the game and he loved people and very emotional. A wonderful guy. It was a rare package of talent, bonhomie and charisma that cemented his spot in Red Sox lore. Oh, those big hits certainly helped. He didnt press in the big moments, Mr. Castiglione said. He really thought the pressure was on the pitcher. Mr. Castiglione has broadcast Red Sox games since 1983. His knowledge of the Red Sox and their history is likely surpassed by few people. Mr. Ortiz is clearly in the pantheon of all-time Red Sox greats, in Mr. Castigliones view. Hes there on the Red Sox Mount Rushmore, Mr. Castiglione believes, with Mr. Williams, Carl Yastrzemski and pitcher Pedro Martinez. If he could squeeze a fifth player on the teams Mount Rushmore, Mr. Castiglione would like to find room for pitcher Roger Clemens. But for Mr. Ortiz there is no doubt, in the broadcasters opinion. The Twins, though, had their doubts on Mr. Ortiz, releasing him in December of 2002. The Red Sox signed him in January of 2003. Red Sox fans and media know the legend. Theyve seen what hes done. They know Mr. Ortizs 483 homers with the Red Sox are second in franchise history behind Mr. Williams 521. They know his 1,530 RBI rank third in team history, behind only Mr. Yastrzemski and Mr. Williams. They also know hes more than the sum of his statistics.If a mythical Boston sports version of Mt. Rushmore existed, Mr. Buckley would place the 1940s and 1950s left-handed slugger on it ahead of the just retired DH.Despite missing all of three seasons during World War II and most of two other seasons during the Korean War for military service, Mr. Williams ended his career with 521 homers and a .344 batting average. Mr. Buckley said younger fans might lean toward the DH. Its sort of a generational thing, Mr. Buckley said. While Mr. Ortiz thrived in post-season play, in Mr. Williams only opportunity, the 1946 World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals, he hit 200 with no homers or RBI. Mr. Ortiz fabled post-season run success could never, of course, have been predicted. In the winter of 2002, after hitting .272 with 20 homers and 75 RBI with the Twins, Mr. Ortiz signed a free agent deal with Boston. In each of his first five seasons with the Red Sox he knocked in more than 100 runs. He became one of the games most feared sluggers. They never imagined that, Mr. Browne said of the Twins. Nor could anybody have predicted the magnitude of his popularity. I think he might be the most popular player in Red Sox history, Mr. Browne said. Mr. Ortiz played on all three of the Red Sox championship teams. The one common thread on all three teams, Mr. Browne said. In 2004, Mr. Ortiz was a critical part of the team that became the first and still only team to overcome a 3-0 post-season playoff series deficit. They shocked the New York Yankees in the American League Championship Series. He was driving the bus for that team, Mr. Browne said.Mr. Ortiz continued slugging right to the end of his career, hitting .315 with 38 homers and 127 RBI at age 40. But it was more than raw numbers. He led the American League last year in RBI, slugging percentage (.620), OPS (.1021) and doubles (48).Probably the best walk-off season ever, Mr. Browne said. In the end, though, it was more than clutch performances and consistency. It was also an engaging personality that endeared Mr. Ortiz to fans. Ive never seen such a high profile player make time for so many years, Mr. Browne said. Mr. Browne said hes seen Mr. Ortiz take time before games to chat with sick children. No DH has ever been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame but Mr. Ortiz, who also played some first base, could become the first. I think hell go in, Mr. Browne said. But first he has to wait the standard five years before becoming eligible. Now, the 2017 Red Sox will start a season without him for the first time in 15 years. Mr. Buckley will miss the slugger. As a sports columnist I celebrate the guys who are fun to talk and write about, Mr. Buckley said. Red Sox fans will continue celebrating David Ortiz for many years to come. David Ortiz>> Pos: DH >> HT: 6-3. WT: 230 >> Career: 1997-2016 Red Sox career home run leaders 1. Ted Williams 521 2. David Ortiz 483 3. Carl Yastrzemski 452 Red Sox career RBI leaders 1. Carl Yastrzemski 1,844 2. Ted Williams 1,839 3. David Ortiz 1,530

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