The high notesAn Opera Naples affair, and more to-dos around town. C29-31 uBehind the WheelFrom Chevy to VW, makers unveil special packaging options at the Chicago Auto Show. A10 uFrom the TopHave you met Kathy Bigham of Bigham Jewelers? B1 u Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store. An artist is somebody who produces things that people dont need to have but that he for some reason thinks it would be a good idea to give them. Andy Warhol ARTS SWFL THE STATE OF THECutting edge, fresh works to be had in townNaples newcomer Sandro de la Rosa had this painting and other works on display in Cambier Park earlier this month.IN INSIDEwww.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017Vol. IX, No. 20 FREE PROFILE IN PARADISE A6 NEWS OF THE WEIRD A16 CLUB NOTES A18 PETS OF THE WEEK A26 ON THE MOVE B7 NETWORKING B9-11 REAL ESTATE B14 OPEN HOUSE MAP B22 BOOK REVIEW C2 PUZZLES C12 ANTIQUES C24-25 SAVE THE DATE C28 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 All eyes are smiling as parade day nears BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.comThe 41st annual Naples St. Patricks Day Parade celebrates all things Irish when it steps out at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 11. A full and colorful complement of marching bands, Celtic dancers, bagpipers, clowns, stilt-walkers and dozens of floats will wend their way through downtown Naples from St. Anne Catholic Church on Third Street South to Fifth Avenue South and then down Eighth Street to finish at The Norris Center. Participating marching bands are coming from Cape Coral, Estero, Golden Gate, Gulf Coast, Lely, Palmetto Ridge, Rhodora J. Donahue Academy, Riverdale, South Fort Myers and St. John Neumann high schools. The St. John Neumann band will precede the parade float carrying members of the Notre Dame SEE PARADE, A12 u Last week, I ventured out on an assignment to find out just what is the state of the arts in Southwest Florida, and what does it mean to be an artist these days? I sought artists whose work I personally like and a few I didnt know at all musicians and painters, photographers, theater and film directors and put the questions to them. I roamed the region and talked with them in their studios and in coffee shops and bars. They had some very interesting things to say, although Im not sure if I ever did find out SEE ARTS, A8 uBagpipers are a parade staple. BY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@ oridaweekly.com LUXE LIVINGFLORIDA WEEKLYTHE NAPLES LUXURY HOME REDEFINED MARCH 2017 BANYAN PHOTOGRAPHY / COURTESY PHOTO PH PH H OTO OTO OTO OO GRA GRA GRA G PHY PHY PHY / / / / COU COU COU COU RTE RTE RTE SY SY SY S P Makeover A Naples condo gets new life 8 Designer Q&ALisa Ficarras design inspiration 2 Design SocietyOut and about at design events 6, 14, 20 PHO PHO TO T PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Modern styles, European flair and a fishermans sensibilities combine perfectly for a retreat on the Isles of Capri Page 12 WIDE water views
A2 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY EXPLORE DESIGNER FURNISHINGS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDAINQUIRE ABOUT COMPLIMENTARY IN-HOME DESIGN SERVICESNAPLES SHOWROOM 7200 TRAIL BOULEVARD 239.598.3330 LOCATIONS IN FT. MYERS, PINELLAS PARK, SARASOTA AND TARPON SPRINGS matterbrothersfurniture.com COMMENTARYThe Tombstone PrincipleGreg Steube is a good ol young boy just shy of 40. He was born in 1978, in sunny Bradenton, nicknamed The Friendly City. Lean-looking and square jawed in his official Florida photo, with lips set in a thin line of not-quite-friendly git er done, the 23rd District Republican senator is a model gun bunny, a man who would not have seen eye-to-eye with Wyatt Earp. The senator is happy to put a gun in just about anybodys hands; in just about anyplace the anybody wants to go. Wyatt Earp would have hated that notion and found it exceedingly and dangerously foolish, but he was just a gunfighter (among other things). What did he know? Sen. Steube is not. The son of a retired Manatee County sheriff, he holds undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Florida, where he was a fraternity brother of Alpha Gamma Rho. After law school he joined the Army and served as an Army lawyer in Iraq. He spent six years in the Florida House before becoming a senator following the 2016 election. Sen. Steube wants any permitted adults who choose and Florida has 1.7 million holders of concealed carry permits who could choose to go armed into college classrooms, down the halls of high schools, middle schools, elementary schools and nursery schools, into airport terminals, into bars, into churches and libraries and city council or county commission meetings, and probably then to bed each night, armed from their toes to their teeth. Not so, Wyatt Earp. Born in 1848 in Illinois (nick-named the Prairie State), Mr. Earp spent much of his life in frontier towns with snap, as he called it Wichita and Dodge City and Tombstone, among others. There, gambling, drinking, prostitution and cow herding were common, along with guns. He favored gun control, as it turns out, especially if people he didnt like were carrying the guns, which is one reason he got into the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral, on Oct. 26, 1881. As official lawmen, he and his brothers along with Doc Holliday were trying to enforce a regulation requiring people who rode into Tombstone, in Arizona Territory, to turn over their weapons to the sheriffs office or the Grand Hotel before they wandered around town drinking, gambling and fornicating. The shootout took some 30 seconds, about 60 seconds less than the shootings in the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport eight weeks ago, and it worked out badly for Tom and Frank McLaury and Billy Clanton, who had violated the local gun ordinance, among other laws. They got killed. In Fort Lauderdale, an Army veteran who had flipped out in Alaska and then had his 9mm handgun confiscated and returned by police there under lax rules Sen. Steube would likely appr ove, killed five and wounded eight people before surrendering. Sen. Steube, meanwhile, has gotten into a political gunfight himself, although not much of one. Its more of a shoveling match, in which the senator has shoveled as much manure, in the form of 10 (Ten!) of 26 Republican-proposed gun laws, as he can heft and toss into Senate committees in Tallahassee. Beginning this week as the 2017 legislative session gets underway, elected officials in various committees will either have to ignore that steaming pile or shovel it into the Senate chamber and vote on it, piece by piece. So now the question becomes what you and I will do. A couple of things should be made clear, first. Wyatt Earp, Greg Steube and I each agree that all of us have an inalienable right to protect ourselves. That may be the only thing we agree on. Second, a Republican-controlled House and Senate will decide these matters, in which the National Rifle Association has played a key lobbying role in the state (as it has in Wisconsin, Tennessee, Arkansas and other states). At first glance, that would seem to lend itself to relaxed gun rules across the board not only rules dictating where you can carry a gun, but which guns and magazines you can carry or how much training and experience you require to carry them. But similar notions have presented themselves as proposed legislation in Tallahassees predominantly Republican chambers before, and failed to become law. So now we have to decide: Did Wyatt Earp know what he was talking about, or does Greg Steube have the right idea? Although the eras are different, the question is not. Do we act to prevent wackos from getting their hands on guns in the first place? Do we try to preserve places where peace and unarmed co-existence is the virtue we insist on and defend? Churches, libraries, airports and all institutions of learning come to mind. Or, conversely, do we give up on that longstanding American idea by handing everybody who wants one a gun, and calling it the Tombstone Principle? In all likelihood well answer those questions viscerally, based on our own experiences and instincts. My sense is that drunken frat boys, citizens who hold grievances against local politicians or troubled students are probably better off, just as we will be, when none of them are encouraged to carry their guns onto college campuses, into government buildings or airport terminals, or into schools or libraries. We would do well now, therefore those of us who feel that way to telephone our congressional leaders and mention that to them as the 2017 legislative session begins. Those who believe in arming up, however, should start practicing their shooting a lot more. In my experience, and I suspect in Wyatt Earps, if you dont practice all the time and you arent standing close to your target, you might well miss. And hit somebody else. n i c i a roger WILLIAMSrwilliams@floridaweekly.com
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A4 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 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 email@example.comDrew McAuleyandrew.firstname.lastname@example.orgSales and Marketing AssistantKatie BabkaBusiness Office ManagerKelli CaricoPublished by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddis email@example.com Jeffrey Cull firstname.lastname@example.org Jim Dickerson email@example.com Naples Florida Weekly 9051 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 202 Naples, Florida 34108 Phone 239.325.1960 Fax: 239.325.1964 Subscriptions:Copyright: The contents of the Florida Weekly are copyright 2016 by Florida Media Group, LLC. No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 239.325.1960 or visit us on the web at www.floridaweekly.com and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $31.95 in-county$52.95 in-state $59.95 out-of-state OPINIONReal-kill timeIf you are a student of state government, you know, starting this month, the Florida Legislature is geared up for its annual legislative session. By the dictum of the state constitution, the state Legislature has but one responsibility: to approve a balanced state budget. Assuming the dominant party shares broad consensus on economic principles and social policies, it follows those who are cut from the same cloth go along to get along. One-party rule is predisposed toward reaching agreement on core issues. Unanimity or the lack thereof produces weather within the states legislative system. It can be sunny and clear or dark and stormy, depending on whether and to what extent conditions are favorable for agreement among like-minded party loyalists. The status quo is predicated on which way the wind blows and how calmly. Gov. Rick Scott is a Republican and on his second term. Republicans hold a supermajority in both chambers of the Legislature. Democrats have a place at the table but control little of the legislative real estate characterizing Floridas gerrymandered districts. As members of the minority party, they provide friction in the legislative process. But they are mostly incapable of braking the substantial momentum of a conservative juggernaut emboldened by its near-absolute control. These are optimum conditions for the super majority to get its way because it can, and with no push-back of consequence. This is fair weather for deal making. Horse trading among friends and getting closure on who rides home with what, the budget a fait accompli, all within 60 days, seems a perfectly adequate amount of time to get things done. But dont count on it. You probably remember the impasse in 2015, when the Florida Senate backed an $80 billion state budget proposal inclusive of expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The House balked, rejecting the Senate proposal. Had it approved, the state would have gained more than $54 billion in funding from the federal government in future decades and approximately 800,00 poor and lowincome uninsured residents would have become newly eligible for health insurance under the program. Instead, the House did its own math. It alternatively proposed to the Senate a $76 billion state budget. The $4 billion difference between the two budgets should not have been a deal breaker but it was. Things got nasty. Negotiations collapsed. Everyone went home mad. The Legislature failed to approve the state budget for the future year. The war between Republican Titans left behind a battlefield littered with consequences. Hundreds of thousands of poor and low-income Floridians lost hope of having health insurance. Floridians pay taxes for healthcare services of no benefit to Floridians. The state lost billions in federal revenue. Residents were charged for a special legislative session, the cleanup after the party blow-out. Medicaid expansion died for good. It is budget time again in Florida. Open warfare is percolating, this time between the governor and the Legislature over state economic policy and priorities. The legislature is threatening to reduce state spending to promote tourism and downsize the millions in taxfunded subsidies to private businesses. These are Gov. Scotts sacred cows. He wants more, and bigger, not less or none. He milks the agencies job creation tally to bolster his future office-seeking plans. He makes short work of those who disagree. In his view, they are clueless in matters of business. His legislative colleagues took umbrage at the insult and escalated. They now propose legislation to completely gut Enterprise Florida, the states economic development agency; and Visit Florida, the states tourism marketing arm. Gov. Scott went ballistic. He castigated his rebellious colleagues in the press statewide, robo-called the legislators constituents and besmirched them at every opportunity as job-killers. Still, the legislators have a point. Even those who defend the tax giveaways admit that it is a necessary evil. The Orlando Sentinel quotes Alan Becker, Enterprise Floridas vice chairman, describing the competition between states as akin to an arms race in a Cold War. States pay to play the game of job creation and its not cheap. It is like shooting wads of cash out of a cannon and hoping some of it sticks. Those who are skeptical have earned the right. There is a boneyard filled with deals that cost Floridians far more than they got in return for millions in public investment. Just ask former Gov. Jeb Bush. Those fighting to eliminate the two agencies say it is about more than the money. It is about ensuring the states proper role in economic development. They argue the tax giveaway is nothing more corporate welfare, allowing the state to pick winners and lose, subsidizing some and not others. The practice breeds crony capitalism and corruption. House Speaker Richard Corcoran, R-Land OLakes is vociferous on this point. Upon reviewing the books of the two agencies at risk, he compared the resulting financial revelations to turning on the lights in a kitchen and seeing cockroaches everywhere. It sounds like Real-Kill time in Tallahassee. Yes, deconstruct the administrative stateSteve Bannon blew a dog whistle for constitutional conservatives when he spoke of deconstructing the administrative state at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Although not everyone got the reference. Trump haters interpreted the line as an incendiary call to decimate the federal government, when the administrative state was a more specific reference to a federal bureaucracy that operates free of the normal checks of democratic accountability. The administrative state has been called the fourth branch of government. It involves an alphabet soup of executive agencies that wield legislative, executive and judicial powers and thus run outside of and counter to our constitutional system. The agencies write rules that are laws in all but name, then enforce them and adjudicate violations. Boston University law professor Gary Lawson describes how this works in the case of, for instance, the Federal Trade Commission: The Commission promulgates substantive rules of conduct. The Commission then considers whether to authorize investigations into whether the Commissions rules have been violated. If the Commission authorizes an investigation, the investigation is conducted by the Commission, which reports its findings to the Commission. If the Commission thinks that the Commissions findings warrant an enforcement action, the Commission issues a complaint. The Commissions complaint that a Commission rule has been violated is then prosecuted by the Commission and adjudicated by the Commission. Welcome to government by commission. James Madison called such an undifferentiated accumulation of powers, which the Constitution is meant to avoid, the very definition of tyranny. The administrative state is the friend of anyone hoping to aggrandize government. President Barack Obama would have been hobbled without it. He used the Environmental Protection Agency and the Federal Communications Commission to institute sweeping new regulatory regimes on carbon emissions and the internet. He imposed his preferred social policies on schools and universities through dear colleague letters issued by middling bureaucrats. The administrative state was exactly what he needed a way to govern without Congress. A hostility to the administrative state isnt necessarily a natural for Trump, who isnt a limited-government conservative or a constitutional purist. Yet he campaigned against regulation, he scorns the elite, and federal bureaucrats have already made clear their desire to frustrate his plans. Dethroning the administrative state fits into a populist program to restore power to the people through their elected representatives. It is chiefly Congress that needs to reassert itself. It has delegated its legislative powers over the decades, and needs to pull them back. As Adam White writes in an essay for City Journal, it should pass the REINS Act to require congressional approval for major new regulations. It should revisit laws like the Clean Air Act and the Communications Act of 1934 that give regulators too much leeway. It should limit the deference that courts give to administrative agencies. None of this is the stuff of fire and brimstone, rather the mundane work of sl owly lurching the wheels of the federal government back onto a constitutional track. Something as entrenched as the administrative state wont be deconstructed in one presidential term, or two. If it can be dialed back, though, it will be a significant victory for old-fashioned representative government. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review t t r s t w s rich LOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly i a d 2 $ s leslieLILLYllilly@floridaweekly.com
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A6 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 2017 Blue Zones, LLC and Healthways, Inc. All rights reserved. Purpose Nourishes Me and Those I Serve Sponsored by My passion for cooking helps me infuse my ingredients, techniques, and relationships with positive energy. But thats just the appetizer. Studies also show having a clear sense of purpose will add as much as 7 years to my life.I invite you to explore your purpose. Join Blue Zones Project for Purpose Week and discover your unique purpose. RSVP to BlueZonesProjectSWFL@Healthways.com, 239.624.2312 or SouthwestFlorida.BlueZonesProject.com.UPCOMING PURPOSE WORKSHOPSThursday, March 9 4:00-6:00 p.m. Saturday, March 1110:00-Noon and again at 1:30-3:30Sunday, March 1210:00-Noon and again at 1:30-3:30 All workshops take place at the NCH North Campus Baker Tower Conference Room 11190 Health Park Blvd. Naples PROFILE IN PARADISECity councilman strives for economic diversificationNaples has a seven-member City Council consisting of a mayor and six council members who are nonpartisan and elected at large. Serving four-year terms, City Council members and the mayor are limited to two consecutive terms. Sam J. Saad III was elected to the Naples City Council in 2010. As the youngest elected official in Collier County history, he champions policies that protect the quality of life in Naples. He has previously served on the Naples Redevelopment Agency and the Collier County Metropolitan Planning Organization, and he currently serves as vice chair of the Naples Redevelopment Agency. He is the founder and principal of the Law Office of Sam J. Saad, III and Paradise Coast Title and Escrow. Since establishing his firm in 2007, he has dedicated himself to helping small business owners, property managers and real estate owners. He is a member of the Naples Area Board of Realtors and the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, and he graduated from Leadership Collier in 2013. He and his wife, Amy, have two children. Bob Harden is the producer and host of The Bob Harden Show, airing from 7-8 a.m. weekdays at www.bobharden.com, where hundreds of past shows are archived for listeners convenience. bobHARDENbobharden@hotmail.com Mentors: I am inspired by a lot of people who came to America seeking a better life and succeeded, the principal people being my grandfather, who immigrated from Lebanon at 6 years old and rose through the ranks of the Maytag Corp. after putting himself through correspondence school, and my father, who built a business selling auto parts in Omaha, Neb. Where did you grow up? I grew up in Omaha and stayed there until I was 26 years old and moved to Naples. Something your mother was always right about: A place for everything and everything in its place. She got that from her mom. When and why did you rst come to Naples/ Collier County, and what was your rst impression? I rst came to Naples when my parents decided to retire here. I recall going to see the vacant lot they were going to build on in Grey Oaks and staying at The Ritz-Carlton on the beach over Thanksgiving in 1999. I was not immediately sold on the place since I was a diehard Nebraska fan. Now, I cant imagine living anywhere else. As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? An engineer. I loved playing with Legos. My moms dad used to show me the mega-projects he built in Milwaukee as an engineer. I always thought I would be good at building cities. First job: A lifeguard in Omaha. What would you be doing if you werent doing this? If I werent lawyer, Id be selling real estate with my mom. Guilty pleasure: Chocolate chip cookies Next vacation: We are going lobstering off Marathon Key in August. I expect to catch the days limit every day. One thing on your bucket list: After lobstering in the Keys, I want to dive the wall at Little Cayman. I hope to do that for my 40th birthday. Skill or talent you wish you had: I wish I were a better spear sherman. Advice for someone just starting in your line of work: Just dont do it! There are too many lawyers in Florida these days. The better long-term work is in the STEM elds. If you are going to become a lawyer, know how to program, too. Advice for your kids: Theyre young. I tell them to learn to read and write well. From there, you can do anything. Best thing about kids: They wake up every day full of wonder. I love seeing that in their eyes. Trait you most admire in your best friend: His work ethic. Nobody works harder or is more focused than my buddy Ryan. Favorite app on your smartphone or tablet: Dominos. Something thats been on your mind: Growth is out of control in Naples, but theres not much we can do about it unless we plan a major policy shift on the County Commission. Must-see place to take rst-time visitors: Third Street South for shopping and dining. What makes you laugh? My wife. She is about the funniest person in the whole world. Last book read: The Generals: Military Command from World War II to Today by Winston Groom. All-time favorite movie: Dumb and Dumber. I can watch it over and over. Something youll never understand: Liberals! Something you wish could go back to the way it once was: I wish Fifth Avenue South were still the main street and not a tourist destination. Pet peeve: People who complain about their station but dont do anything about it. This is America. You can be whatever you want to be, you just have to work. What are you most proud of? Building my law rm. Something the Paradise Coast really needs: Real economic diversi cation. That means we need to think hard about what businesses we want to come here and provide what they need. Favorite thing about the Paradise Coast: I love the water. I nd great mystery in the back bays and the mangrove forests. I love to fantasize about what is must have been like to discover this place hundreds of years ago. Talking points with Sam Saad III
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A8 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYARTSFrom page 1what the state of the arts is here or what the local art scene is all about. If I had to guess, I would say the arts are strong and growing. Here are edited transcripts of what 10 artists told me and where you can see their work. MICHELLE TRICCA, 47Ms. Tricca is a photographer whose often playful images are imbued with soulful empathy, whether they are of young roommates in a house in San Diego or, more recently, our elders here in Southwest Florida. I caught up with her at Second Cup coffee shop in Mercato, where she told me about how she once filled a wall with faces and how that segued in to one of her latest projects. My largest project, A Face in the Crowd, was in 2011. I photographed a thousand portraits and plastered them to the side of an industrial building in Naples. My motivation was that I wanted to do a photographic tribute to human diversity. I was living in this conservative town of retirees I love going to Miami and seeing the bold art and different usage of space like walls for art. So, this wall is actually in my neighborhood in East Naples. I would drive by every day and would just see this blank wall as a canvas. I thought, Gosh, I would love to show large photographs on there. I want to show that Naples is not the rich white-guy golfer town that its promoted to be. I put this project out there and the whole town came together to help me produce it. I had so much support from the community. This ended up being up for nine months, 24 hours a day. A lot of cool stories came out of it. Neighbors were meeting each other. It was awesome. I had no plan for this, no estimation of the o utcome, but it ended up being a really positive thing. It ended up getting defaced and vandalized on my Facebook page, theres a gallery of images of the vandalism. They drew a big penis on me. They put swastikas. They put Xs through the black peoples faces. They wrote F--Naples Police. So that got a whole new wave of press (that was) basically showing that I was trying to do a positive thing for the community to make a discussion about, you know, social change and community and diversity. So at the end of the day this project is memorable. People remember this and it was good. Because of this I thought, wow, that made me feel great. I used my skill and my desire to create this story. It was like a humanitarian art project told through my medium of photography. Shortly after this I thought, well, what can I possibly do now? I was still working, getting hired to do the things I love One day at a Chinese restaurant I got my fortune cookie and opened it up and the fortune said, Listen to the wisdom of the old. And thats when a light bulb went off. I want to make compelling portraits of people 75 and older and interview them. So my new project is Elder Wisdom. Its going to be faces with stories compelling and bold and evocative. Find out more about Ms. Tricca and her work at www.michelletricca. com.HUNTER DAHLEN, 23Mr. Dahlen studies music performance at Florida Gulf Coast Universitys Bower School of Music and the Arts. The viola is his primary instrument. Hes also a guitarist, songwriter and singer who performs with his jazz band, Apollos Phonograph, every Thursday evening at Point Ybel Brewing Company in south Fort Myers. Thats where I caught up with him on a Tuesday open-mic night, where he performed his new song, Heres to You, for the first time on a Gretsch Chet Atkins Country Gentleman model guitar. Q: Who is one of your favorite composers? A: I think probably my favorite is Johann Sebastian Bach I really like his Brandenburg Concertos, the one that features the viola, No. 6. Q: Who are a few of your other big influences? A: Im really influenced by a lot of the great jazz guitar players Joe Pass Barney Kessel, a more modern guy. Russell Malone, or even someone like Chet Atkins, who is not necessarily jazz but just a phenomenal guitar player. Q: Tell me about the song you played tonight? A: I wrote that song just over a week ago. It was about a girl I had met. Shes a traveling musician, so she was only here for a certain amount of time. I kind of fell in love with her, and then she was back out on the road. That was kind of the sentiment behind that whole tune. Heres to the girl that got away and the love that cannot be and all that. Q: What was your approach to actually writing the song? How do you do it? A: I wrote it more of just a poem at first, just the lyrics. And once I had that, I figured out what rhythm I wanted to put to it, and then the chord harmonies that would go behind the singing. It was the lyrics first, then the music. I wrote it with the intention of doing it with Apollos Phonograph. Q: Was this the first time youve played it in front of people? A: Yeah, other than the girl I wrote it for. Q: Really? What did she think of it? A: She liked it. She loves it. Q: Do you think youll stay in touch? A: Yeah, probably. Yes. Learn more about Hunter Dahlen at www.hunter-dahlen.com. SANDRO DE LA ROSA, 44Mr. de la Rosa grew up in Havana, Cuba, and recently moved to Naples. He studied at San Alejandro, the National School of Fine Arts in Havana, and his works have been exhibited in New York, Texas, Chicago, California and elsewhere. His paintings have for years been found at Cernuda Arte, a gallery of Cuban and Latin American art in Miamis Coral Gables neighborhood. When we spoke it was nearing 4 p.m., the waning hours of a Saturday outdoor arts festival at Cambier Park. Q: What brings you to Naples and the United States? A: I have been working with a gallery for 10 years in Miami, living in Cuba. I recently just moved for Naples. Q: Tell me a little bit about your work and the inspiration for some of your pieces. A: This is more about my life in Cuba, you know, the poverty, the hope and the reality in Cuba. Thats my inspiration, and my daughter. My daughter is the same character in all the pieces. Q: What do you see as the state of the arts scene here in Naples? Is it lacking in opportunities? Is it thriving? A: I dont have a point of view yet because its too soon I see here more beach-y art. But I find some people interested in my work because it is unique, different. And you never know. Q: What does it mean to be an artist? A: To be an artist is an act of faith. Q: That makes sense. So, are you keeping the faith? A: Yes, yes, all the time. Because Im living for my art many years. I have sold many paintings. Its not like Van Gogh, no, hes only sold one painting. Ive sold many paintings all my life. Q: When did you know that you would be an artist, that this is what you were going to do with your life? A: I realize I become an artist when I leave the School of Art, that I have all the instruments and know who I am as a person, you know, and thats in some way a start, when I finish the school. But I created something stronger when I had my body of work completed and when I was doing my first exhibition in Miami. For more information about Mr. de la Rosa, go to www.artnet.com/artists/ sandro-de-la-rose/biography.MIKE IMBASCIANI, 20Mr. Imbasciani is a blues and rock guitarist/vocalist whose musicianship has earned him comparisons to the likes of Stevie Ray Vaughan. He was doing a sound check before a show at The Barrel Room in downtown Fort Myers and nursing a cold with Halls cough drops before we spoke. Later during his performance, the word prodigy was passed around the bar by a few stunned patrons. Q: What are you listening to now that you really love? A: I listen to a lot of folk music. I listen to a lot of big band jazz music like Benny Goodman or Louis Prima or Glenn Miller, those types. Q: What are your plans? A: Two years ago I hit more than 101 gigs. Last year I had 127. And so this year Im trying to hit over 150. Ive had a steady growth throughout the last Michelle Tricca Mike Imbasciani Hunter Dahlen Sandro de la Rosa
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 NEWS A9few years. What Id like to do is break out more into the festival circuit maybe around Florida, or play a little bit more outside Florida again. Q: Do you find Southwest Florida to be a good place (for being a musician)? A: Having played now in Dallas, Austin, Nashville, Memphis, Atlanta, Orlando, Miami, Tampa this Southwest Florida area, I mean, its great because there are a lot of venues all over the place for all types of music that you want to play. I mean, Im very happy Im in the area Im in. My reputation is growing where its better to be a big fish in a little pond than a little fish in a big pond. And I find the musicians around here are very friendly, a lot of good people, and Ive been able to establish a good fan base. Q: But obviously, Southwest Florida isnt Nashville. A: Right, but the problem with Nashville is nobodys from Nashville, you know? Where you get a million musicians that are all fantastic its hard to stick out at that point. Ive met musicians that go on tour with those bands for six weeks and then go back to Nashville and hang out and just play for food in some cases. Thats pretty much what I did when I was out there. Q: It has to be exciting, though, to be around that much good music. A: Oh, yeah, it was so exciting. It was great when I was 14 years old, 15 years old holding my own with these 30-year-old musicians and I could say, OK, Im doing pretty good for myself right now. Ive just grown from that as well to be able to hone my guitar playing skills, my vocals and make my career go to the next step from there. Q: What does it mean to be an artist now? A: First thing that comes to my head is that people say, Well, why do you play covers? Why dont you play originals? And I do have a few originals, but I feel like being an artist is being able to take somebody elses music, too, and put your own flavor onto it. You can see that with Stevie Ray Vaughan, where he took the craziness of Jimi Hendrix and the extreme blues nature of Albert King and kind of put them together and made his own unique sound that people say, well, he took inspiration from this, this, and this. Thats what I like to do: take inspiration and then create create, I mean thats what an artist does, he creates my own sound whether Im playing covers or not. Learn more about Mike Imbasciani at www.mikeimbasciani.com.BRITTNEY BRADY, 28Ms. Brady is a director, actor, musician and playwright. She founded Ghostbird Theatre Company in 2012. The company specializes in site-specific performances in Southwest Florida. Last year, Ms. Brady directed Anne Carsons Antigonick at artist Marcus Jansens studio in a warehouse on the edge of the downtown Fort Myers. In this modern telling of the ancient Antigone, audience members were free to wander where the action was taking place in different rooms simultaneously. Ghostbirds next production is No. 27, an original play by company members Barry Cavin and Katelyn Gravel. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, April 27-29 and May 4-6, at Shangri-La Springs in Bonita Springs. Q: What is site-specific theater? A: The space informs the production and the production informs the space. Theyre in conversation. With Antigonick, it was just fascinating to be able to kind of wander into different rooms I like to encourage audience members when I can to soften around any impulses they might have to make sense of what theyre seeing. I think often times were trying to problem solve because thats what were used to doing. (And) thats fine and good, but there are also more subjective, internalized kinds of discoveries we can make that dont involve that kind of thing Im not about just producing stuff for the sake of something thats contentless or nonsense. Certainly Antigone has a plot that was very present in our production. We used space and also sort of riffed off of what Anne Carson was doing in her translation, which was anachronisms and all of these things in order to destabilize the reception of the piece. And that was so audience members wouldnt see what theyd always seen in Antigone, which is an ancient play Antigonick did not reaffirm for them what they know about the world. That isnt what theater does when its doing its best. Its supposed to, I think, have us question those preconceived notions and possibly make discoveries. Q: What inspires you? A: Im intrigued by the notions of stillness and chaos and the kind of juxtaposition those two things have Virginia Woolf talks about the wave as one of her favorite metaphors because its sort of this building, this coming together of these forces, the kind of peak, and then it washes away. I like that metaphor for this life, and I return to it within my own work, this idea of temporality. Q: You grew up in Cape Coral. Whats the state of the arts in your hometown? A: A fairly diverse group of artists are contributing to making it a great place for the arts, and were happy to be part of that Its easy when its your hometown. Theres this narrative thats gone on for ages, that you better leave. Youve got to depart and go out on a journey and a quest and make a discovery and all of that. And I think theres merit in that and certainly you should go out and see the world and have as many influences as possible but theres nothing keeping you from making wonderful discoveries and finding sources of inspiration here as well. Learn more about Ghostbird Theatre Company at www.ghostbirdtheatrecompany.org.MICHELLE KENNEDY, 37 AND JAY DAROUSSE, 26Ms. Kennedy and Mr. Darousse enjoyed a visit to The Baker Museum at ArtisNaples on their day off. He works as a sales executive and she is a pharmacy tech. It was a quiet Saturday afternoon, during which I had an entire exhibition of Robert Indianas work all to myself for what seemed like a long time. Mr. Indiana was famous for arranging the letters L-O-V-E in a square with the O tilted forward. A brochure said he was also known for his use of serigraph or silkscreen printmaking (like Andy Warhol). I chatted with Mr. Darousse and Ms. Kennedy under a Dale Chihuly chandelier across the courtyard from the Indiana exhibit (through May 3). They had just come from visiting The Baker Museums Olga Hirshhorn Collection (through July 23) that includes works by Picasso, de Kooning, OKeefe and others. More information: artisnaples.org/ baker-museum Q: Who are some of the artists youve loved over the years? MK: All the big ones Monet and Picasso. JD: My personal favorites would be musicians. They were also artists Antonio Vivaldi, Bach. Q: Do you have a favorite work? JD: Honestly, I would probably say (Beethovens) 9th Symphony is my favorite. It calms me down. I love it. Q: How about you? A: MK: I do enjoy the Impressionists works more than the others, I think. Q: For people who arent professional artists, what does it mean to be an artist in todays world? MK: Its a form of expression, I think. JD: I agree. Its a form of expression, having the ability to see what others cant see, whether its finding the beauty, darkness or truth about something An artist is someone who creates something extremely different and unusual, to the point where it will stand out. For example, it could be as simple as leaving your glasses on the floor and people thinking its art. Jay Darousee and Michelle Kennedy, visitors at The Baker Museum, standing under a Dale Chihuly installation. The Robert Indiana exhibit at The Baker Museum at ArtisNaples.
A10 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY BEHIND THE WHEELChicago proves we are still in our car wonder yearsIn the classic TV show The Wonder Years, there was an episode that centered on the family buying a new car. The idea was that dad got to be the king of the block as the new rubber rolled through the neighborhood. The Arnolds new family car was nothing too special just a late 1960s Ford Custom sedan (Ford sold hundreds of thousands just like it). But on The Wonder Years, that car highlighted the pride that came from showing off something new and shiny. A neighbor might have had something comparable, but yours had just enough different features to make it individually yours. This episode is worth mentioning because today theres a sense that this king-of-the-neighborhood feeling is fading, at least as far as how a new car can instill that pride. Then came the 2017 Chicago Auto Show.The Windy Citys expo is not one of the most important places for car premieres, but it occupies one of the largest spaces and is one of the best attended. That means its a venue with a lot of potential customers. This year, the unspoken theme was individuality. Nissan used the Chicago Auto Show to premiere a whole new lineup of vehicles that get special Midnight Edition trim. Its a factory package that takes traditionally bright areas and turns them black. Once exclusive to the executive-level Maxima, it has spread to the Sentra and Altima sedans, as well as the Rogue, Murano and Pathfinder crossovers. All of them get blacked-out wheels, front diffusers and side mirrors; the sedans get black spoilers, while the crossovers get dark roof rails. The Midnight Edition costs less than $1,200 on any of the five newly announced vehicles but sometimes it requires higher trim levels to be purchased first. Buyers get an appearance thats distinctive but far from revolutionary which makes it seem like a good package for people who covet their neighbors Nissan but who still want to feel unique enough to wear the neighborhood crown for a day. Also at the Nissan stand was an NV Cargo van customized to be a true 4x4 with a lifted suspension and big mudslinging tires. This isnt a factory kit, but they were showcasing what a company called Quigley does for their customers. And this wasnt just limited to Nissan. Ford also had a Quigley version of the four-row Transit van that looked like it was ready to go from an airport run directly to a swamp excursion. Not to be outdone by Nissans Midnight Edition, Chevrolet introduced Redline packaging on just about every vehicle except the Corvette. These cars feature darker details that are outlined in red. As a way to bring some sporty appearance appeal to the mid and lower trim levels, it should only cost about $1,000 more per vehicle (except on the Silverado pick-up, which also gets functional items like a bed liner). Volkswagens Atlas crossover is still weeks away from being available at dealers, but at the Chicago Auto Show the carmaker was already showing off a new version of the three-row full-size crossover. The aptly named Weekend Concept was built with all the accessories a family might want to use in their free time, from an integrated LED light bar for a night out camping to a soccer ball bearing the VW logo. The company will likely never build a Weekend Concept version of the Atlas, but instead, this was a showcase for all the different ways customers can separate their vehicle from the ones in their neighbors driveways. It seemed every major manufacturer had something individualized to show off. Toyota introduced the RAV4 Adventure, which like the Midnight Edition Nissans, offers a more aggressive blacked-out treatment. Dodge gave the Durango family hauler a muscle-car makeover with a new SRT package that makes the three-row, 475-hp SUV powerful enough to outrun the school bus every morning. Perhaps we are still in our own automotive wonder years, afterall. mylesKORNBLATTmk@autominded.com Volkswagens Atlas outfitted with the Weekend Concept package. Toyotas Rav4 Adventure gets the blacked-out treatment. A Ford Transit van with sporty extras from a company named Quigley. A Chevy Malibu with the Redline packaging. The Midnight Edition trim is available on several Nissan models, including the new Maxima.
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Donahue Academy football team, the Shamrocks, will do the Bucket Brigade for the sixth year, collecting donations from spectators along the parade route. Proceeds help the Naples St. Patrick Foundation put on the parade year after year and also enable the foundation to award grants to high school bands that participate in the parade. Two new pipe bands join the parade lineup for 2017: The FDNY Emerald Society Pipes & Drums and the Babylon Fire Department Drum Corps. All nine members of the Happy Jazz Marching Band, will play Irish music in a Dixieland way, according to director and longtime member Jim Gover. We wont be as loud as the high school marching bands that have hundreds of members, he laughs. But youll hear some snappy music, he promises. On the playlist: Danny Boy, When Irish Eyes Are Smiling, MacNamaras Band, Harrigan and, of course, When the Saints Go Marching In. Some of the jazz bands members have been in many Naples St. Patricks Day Parades over the decades. Were happy and lively and just as Irish as ever, Mr. Gover says. Grand Marshal Jerry Sanford is a New York City firefighter who retired to Naples and became the public information officer for North Naples Fire & Rescue. He returned to New York City after 9/11 and spent a month in the FDNY press office working with major networks and news affiliates who were covering the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. This years Little Miss Smiling Eyes, Chloe Durik, is the daughter of Michael and Rachel Durik. A third grader at Vineyards Elementary School, Chloe has studied Irish dance since the age of 4 and is a student and competitor at the Flanagan-OHare School of Irish Dance (which has a unit in the parade, as does the Celtic Spirit School of Irish Dance). She is also a rosebud for the Florida Center for the International Rose of Tralee Festival, an annual Irish celebration. The Flanagan-OHare School of Irish Dance was established in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., in 1981, under the direction of Michael Flanagan and Elaine OHare and Geraldine French. The school now also operates studios in Savannah, Ga., Augusta, Ga., and in Naples on Trade Center Way. Dancers from the Naples school will perform jigs and reels in the parade. Dancers from The Celtic Spirit School of Irish Dance will perform atop the schools 38-foot float. Owners Claire and Catherine Gorman have participated in the Naples St. Patricks Day Parade for more than 15 years. It was the schools performance three years ago that earned them an invitation from the Lord Mayor of Cork, Ireland, to participate in the towns 2015 St. Patricks Day Parade. Before the start of the parade, the 22nd annual Naples St. Patricks Day flag-raising ceremony will take place at 9:30 a.m. at The Dock at Crayton Cove in honor of veterans, active duty military and public safety personnel. Mary Jo ORegan will sing the Irish national anthem. With thanks to underwriting by Vin DePasquale, complimentary coffee and Danish will be served. The Naples St. Patricks Day Parade is the largest privately funded parade in Florida. It draws more than 40,000 people to downtown Naples each year to celebrate Irish heritage and Irish culture in America. The foundation has donated more than $200,000 to local high school bands and scholarships in the last five years. For more information, visit www. naplesparade.com. Grand Marshal Jerry Sanford Little Miss Smiling Irish Eyes Chloe Durik
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A14 WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.conservancy.orgSUPPORTING SPONSORS PRESENTED BY Benetting THANK YOU FOR FLOCKING TO MAGIC FOR A Thank you to our generous sponsors, patrons, guests and volunteers who made the 2017 Magic Under the Mangroves gala a tremendous success. The funds raised help the Conservancy of Southwest Floridas continued work to protect the water, land, wildlife and future of our area.Immokalee students grateful for fun money scholarhipsTen post-secondary students with The Immokalee Foundation recently received fun money scholarships through the Massoud and Isabella Eghrari Charitable Foundation. Dr. Massoud Eghrari and his late wife, Isabella, knew from their personal experiences how difficult it is pursuing an education and career. So, in addition to funding scholarships for higher education through TIF, they established $500 scholarships for first-year post-secondary students that each student can use for whatever they wish. Recognizing the hard work of the students and the financial challenges they frequently face in their first year of studies the Eghraris wanted to reward them in a unique manner, which they refer to as fun money. I am extremely grateful for the extra money, because being a full-time student doesnt allow for a lot of extras, said Naidelyn Maldonado, who attends Florida SouthWestern State College as a Take Stock in Children scholarship recipient through TIF. A retired surgeon who moved to Southwest Florida from New York eight years ago, Dr. Eghrari and his wife, Tayebeh, are strong supporters of education and the work of TIF. This nonprofit is involved in educating underprivileged children, Dr. Eghrari said. It provides them a new life, makes them wise and useful members of society. Many of them return to Immokalee and share what they have learned. You dont have to wait a generation to see what a difference the scholarships make. To receive the fun money, students completed an application with general information and an essay stating what they would do with the money if they received it. To support the spirit of the award, the students are required to spend the funds on themselves rather than others. TIF provides a range of education programs that focus on building pathways to success through college and post-secondary preparation and support, mentoring and tutoring, opportunities for broadening experiences, and life skills development leading to economic independence. For more information, call 430-9122 or visit www. immokaleefoundation.org. Elections supervisors want applicantsThe Collier County Supervisor of Elections office is accepting applications for scholarships provided by the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections. The FSASE will award three $1,200 scholarships to Florida residents enrolled or accepted as full-time students in a senior college or university in Florida. Applicants must be political science, public or business administration or journalism/mass communication majors who have finished two years of junior college or undergraduate work. Students should also demonstrate a financial need. Completed applications and two letters of recommendation must be submitted by 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 29. Collier County Supervisor of Elections Jennifer Edwards will select one finalist to be sent to the FSASE scholarship committee. The three winners will be announced at the FSASE conference this summer. Applications and guidelines are at www.CollierVotes.com. For more information, call 252-VOTE or go to the website. Press club seeks media studentsThe Naples Press Club Scholarship Committee is interviewing students who are interested in obtaining a Terrence J. Miller $1,000 NPC Scholarship. Candidates must have graduated from a Collier County high school or be on schedule to graduate this spring, and they must be majoring in or planning to major in the overall journalism/media field. The scholarship is renewable on an annual basis for those who are fulltime students at an accredited college or university and who maintain a GPA of at least 3.0. For an application or more information, call Connie Kindsvater at 249-4969 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The application deadline is March 31. COURTESY PHOTO Dr. Massoud Eghrari, left, and Tayebeh Eghrari, right, with student scholars Naidelyn Maldonado, Ana Martinez, Christopher Bances, Nyla Reyna and Miranda Herrera.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 A15 Donate today to help build homes for hardworking families. OR SHOP AND GIVE BACK! Home Furnishings 11127 Tamiami Trail East Home Improvement 5430 Yahl Street VISIT OUR NAPLES LOCATIONS TODAY! MF: 10am to 6pm, Sat: 10am to 4pm, Sun: ClosedVisit HabitatStores.org or call 239-732-6388 WE BUILD YOU GIVE 800-800-2580 www.shipcar.com Your Home is Our Home Ship your car home with us. Ship your car home with us. Get the home state advantage.Time to starting watching for nesting sea turtlesMarch is the beginning of Floridas sea turtle nesting season, when female sea turtles leave the ocean to dig nests and lay golf ballsize eggs in the sand. People can help sea turtles that nest on Floridas beaches at night by leaving the beach as natural as possible. To do this, beachgoers should remove beach furniture and other obstacles before sunset each day. Anyone spending time on Floridas beaches can do something to help save Floridas threatened and endangered sea turtles. Peoples actions on the beach can have a positive impact on whether our loggerhead, leatherback and green sea turtles nest successfully, said Robbin Trindell, who leads the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission sea turtle management program. Whether you are a resident or a visitor, remember to take beach furniture, boats and canopies off Floridas sandy beaches at night so these items wont block sea turtles attempting to nest, Ms. Trindell said. When departing at the end of the day, beach visitors should fill any holes dug in the sand so nesting and hatchling turtles dont become trapped. Please be careful not to disturb nesting sea turtles by getting too close, shining lights on them or taking flash photos. Along the gulf coast, sea turtle nesting season starts in late April or May. In the 2016 sea turtle nesting season, more than 120,000 loggerhead nests, more than 5,000 green turtle nests and more than 1,000 leatherback nests were documented by the FWC. With Florida hosting nearly 90 percent of loggerhead nests within this species northern Atlantic Ocean population, the state plays an important role in its conservation. You can help sea turtles by reporting those that are sick, injured, entangled or dead to the FWCs Wildlife Alert Hotline, (888) 404-3922. Go to www.MyFWC.com/SeaTurtle for information on Floridas sea turtles and how to get decals. Click on Research and then Nesting for more data on sea turtle nesting.
A16 WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Michael B. HillFlorida Bar Board Certi ed Wills, Trusts & Estates AttorneyCraig R. HerschFlorida Bar Board Certi ed Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorney, CPA Will Power Columnist, The Island Sun DISCOVERING Are You OPEN to your Florida Estate Planning OPPORTUNITIES? to reserve your FREE copy of The Florida Residency & Estate Planning Guide 239.425.9383 Call Attorneys at LawSHEPPARD, BRETT, STEWART, HERSCH, KINSEY & HILL P.A. Main Of ce Fort Myers: 9100 College Pointe Court, Fort MyersAppointments Now Available: 999 Vanderbilt Beach Road Suite 200, Naples239.425.9383 www.sbshlaw.com Look Younger Now! CURIOUS ABOUT THE LATEST IN FACIAL REJUVENATION?www.AzulBeauty.comSpace is limited. Call to reserve your seat! (239)415-7576FREE Educational SeminarMarch 14th,16th and 21stTOPICS DISCUSSED:The Non-Surgical Facelift Laser Facial Rejuvenation The Modern Facelift ....and more!This Anti-Aging Seminar Series is presented by Dr. Patrick Flaharty one of Floridas Premier Facial Cosmetic Surgeons SEMINAR DATE March 14th Naples March 16th Bonita March 21st Fort Myers DR. GARY GORDON D.D.S. Dr. Gordon, formerly in the French Quarter, is now located at Newgate Center, in conjunction with Premier Dental. 5100 Tamiami Trail North #201 Naples, FL 34103 We look forward to providing you with continued excellence in keeping with our philosophy of conservative, gentle, family dental care. Suspicions confirmedDespite Californias 2015 law aimed at improving the fairness of its redlight cameras, the city of Fremont (pop. 214,000, just north of San Jose) reported earning an additional $190,000 more each month last year by shortening the yellow light by two-thirds of a second at just two intersections. Tickets went up 445 percent at one and 883 percent at the other. (In November 2016, for undisclosed reasons, the city raised the speed limit on the street slightly, allowing it to reinstate the old 0.7-second-longer yellow light.)Some recurring themes Marissa Alexander of Jacksonville, convicted and given a 20-year sentence in 2012 for firing a warning shot into a wall to fend off her abusive estranged husband, finally had the charges dropped in February. The persnickety trial judge had earlier determined that Floridas notorious Stand Your Ground law did not apply, even though the husband admitted that he was threatening to rough up Alexander and that she never aimed the gun at him. (With that defense not allowed, Alexander was doomed under Floridas similarly notorious 20-year mandatory sentence for aggravated assault using a gun.) In 2008, Vince Li, a passenger on a Greyhound bus in Canada, stabbed another passenger, then beheaded him and started to eat him, and in 2009 was convicted but not criminally responsible because of schizophrenia. He has been institutionalized and under treatment since then, and in February, doctors signed off on an absolute r elease back into society for Li (now known as Will Baker) declining a conditional release, which would have required continued monitoring. Manitoba province law requires absolute discharge if doctors conclude, on the weight of the evidence, that the patient is no longer a significant safety threat.Least-competent criminals Alvin Neal, 56, is merely the most recent bank robber to begin the robbery sequence (at a Wells Fargo branch in San Diego) after identifying himself to a teller (by swiping his ATM card through a machine at the counter). He was sentenced in January. Failing to think through their crime was the group of men who decided to snatch about $1,200 from the Eastside Grillz tooth-jewelry shop in St. Paul, Minn., in February. They fled despite two of them having already provided ID and one having left a mold of his teeth.No longer weird Matthew Mobley, 41, was arrested in Alexandria, La., in February (No. 77 on his rap sheet) after getting stuck in the chimney of a business he was breaking into. Former postal worker Gary Collins, 53, of Forest City, N.C., pleaded guilty in February to having hoarded deliverable U.S. mail as far back as 2000. (He is far from the worst mail hoarder, by volume, that News of the Weird has mentioned.)Luckiest (bewildered) animals In December, a 400-pound black bear at the Palm Beach zoo (Clark) got a root canal from dentist Jan Bellows, to fix a painful fractured tooth. In January, a pet ferret (Zelda) in Olathe, Kan., received a pacemaker from Kansas State University doctors, who said Zelda should thus be able to live the ferrets normal life span. In January, an overly prolific male African tortoise (Bert), of Norwich, England, who had developed arthritis from excessive mounting, was fitted with wheels on the back of his shell to ease stress on his legs. NEWS OF THE WEIRD BY CHUCK SHEPHERDDistributed by Universal Press Syndicate
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A18 WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY TICKETS: 239.481.4849 GulfCoastSymphony.org SYMPHONY OFFICE: 239.277.1700 SOUTH PACIFIC Rodgers & HammersteinsTWO NIGHTS ONLY!Friday, March 10, 8pm Saturday, March 11, 7pmBarbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall at FSW Tickets from $42 Gulf Coast Symphony and Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre present Rodgers and Hammersteins Tony Award-winning musical, South Bali Hai, Im Gonna Wash that Man Right Outta My Hair, Some Enchanted Evening, and Younger than Springtime. still delights audiences today with its powerful and uplifting message. Enjoy this classic American musical as its creators intended: staged with full symphony orchestra!For full production and cast information, visit GulfCoastSymphony.org Carter Oosterhouse, TV Host, Carpenter, Lake Michigan Credit Union Member A part of Lake Michigan Credit Union24201 Walden Center Dr. Suite #101 Bonita Springs (239) 908-5870 8635 Collier Blvd. Naples (239) 908-5878 LMCU.orgEarn More! Open an account! o use h iga n m berBESTCHECKINGACCOUNTIN AMERICAOur 3% APY* Max Checking was named one of the best checking accounts in America by Money Magazine .APY = Annual Percentage Yield. *Interest not paid on balances over $15,000. Rate subject to change. To receive monthly interest rate, Max Checking requires direct deposit into your Max Checking account, minimum of 10 debit card purchases per month, minimum of 4 logins to home banking per month and sign up to receive eStatements/eNotices. LMCU Membership required. This credit union is federally insured by the NCUA.3% Max Checking offers one of the highest rates in the country. Save more! Our Max Savings Account earns 0.75% APY on balances of $100,000 and greater. Balances less than $100,000 earn 0.25% APY. Get more! Get a better rate on your money with our great CD rates! Want in on all of this? Anyone can join! Call, click or stop by either of our area branches today. 5/3 Bank Wells Fargo Chase Suncoast CU SuntrustLake Michigan Credit Union PRODUCT APY3.00% 0.10% 0.01%0.01% 0.15% 0.01% Max Checking Preferred Checking Preferred Checking Premier Plus Checking Smart Checking Select CheckingFor balances over $500.INTRODUCING THE CLUB NOTES The Marco Island Shell Club holds the 37th annual Marco Island Shell Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 9-11, at United Church of Marco. The show features more than 150 juried scientific and artistic exhibits, a live shell tank, shell art and specimen shells, a raffle and peoples choice awards. Kids day on Saturday includes a make-your-own-shellnecklace workshop at 1 p.m. Admission is $2, with proceeds benefitting the clubs scholarship fund. For more information, visit www. marcoshellclub.com or email info@ marcoshellclub.com. The Neapolitan Questers, a group of antiques collectors and admirers, meets at 11 a.m. on the second Thursday of the month either at the home of a member or at a local historical site. The next meeting is March 9 at the Marco Island home of a member for a program about World War II letters and artifacts. Potential members can attend two meetings without joining. Annual membership for $45 includes local, stage and national Questers membership. The 2017 national convention takes place in May in St. Petersburg. For more information, email local president Roberta Raass at email@example.com. The Naples Chapter, Florida Society, Sons of the American Revolution meets at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 9, at the Club at Longshore Lake, 1139 Phoenix Way. Doors open at 11:30 and the meeting starts at noon. Spouses and guests are always welcome. For more information, call Tom Woodruff at 732-0602, email naplesSAR@gmail. com or visit www.naplessar.org. Pilot Club of Naples/Naples Pilot Foundation meets at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 9, at Perkins on Pine Ridge Road. Guests and new members are welcome. Reservations are not required. Attendees order from the menu and pay for their meals. Pilot International focuses its charitable and educational efforts on brain-related disorders and disabilities, including traumatic brain injuries, dementia and autism. For more information, call Sue Lester 289-8268. The DPI-SIG Naples Digital Photography Club meets from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, March 9, at Florida SouthWestern State College, 7505 Grand Lely Drive. Meetings are open to the public, and all levels of photographers are welcome. For more information, visit www. dpi-sig.org Toast of The Coast Toastmasters Club #6544, recognized by Toastmasters International as a Presidents Distinguished Club, meets from noon to 1 p.m. on the second and fourth Friday of every month at the American Cancer Society office, 5020 Tamiami Trail N. The next meetings are March 10 and 24. Visitors are always welcome. For more information, call 777-0416 or visit www. ToastOfTheCoast.org.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 NEWS A19 DIAMOND DINNER Join us for THE 20th ANNUALThe 20th Annual Diamond Dinner is a one-of-a-kind event. This special evening offers you a chance to dine on a delicious dinner and dessert, while participating in a silent auction and autograph session with members of the Boston Red Sox! With VIP ticket purchase you can also watch the days game and take part in exclusive VIP events!Enjoy dinner on the eld at JetBlue Park with members of the Boston Red Sox at this special bene t for Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida!TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017 6:00 p.m. | JetBlue Park 11500 Fenway South Drive, Fort Myers (Event begins 2 hours after the game ends)CALL (239) 214-0642 for information & reservations LeeHealthFoundation.org/RedSox $1,000 VIP table of 8 (VIP includes game tickets and VIP Green Monster Reception after the game) $575 General Admission Table of 8 $150 VIP Single Ticket $75 General Admission Ticket $35 Child Ticket (10 and under)In the event of inclement weather or other extreme circumstances, please consider your payment a donation to Lee Health Foundation and Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Flo rida. Tickets to the game are NOT included with general admission. Autographs cannot be guaranteed. Event Sponsors: THE 20th ANNUAL Alumni and fans of Ohio State University are welcome to join the Naples Buckeyes on their float for the Naples St. Patricks Day Parade set for Saturday, March 11. Visit www.NaplesBuckeyes.com for more information. Naples Buckeyes and the Buckeyes in Naples Foundation host A Buckeye Evening at the home of Ed and Jenna Gonzalez from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 16. Funds raised will help provide scholarships to Collier County students pursuing local educational opportunities, with priority on vocational and technical programs. Sign up at www. NaplesBuckeyes.com. Brian McNamara is organizing the Naples Buckeyes second annual BIG Golf Challenge set for Saturday, March 25. For more information, call Mr. McNamara at 204-4766 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 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, visit www.greaternaplesdeltagamma.com or email email@example.com. Eastern Airlines SWFL Silverliners, a philanthropic organization of former flight attendants, welcomes all former and present flight attendants from Eastern Airlines as well as other airlines to join the chapter. Lunch meetings start at noon on the second Saturday of each month. The next meeting is March 11. For reservations or more information, call Darlene (Hall) Follese at 495-9741 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Genealogical Society of Collier County meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, at Faith Lutheran Church, 4150 Goodlette-Frank Road. Guest speaker and GSCC member Linda Ryan will present Moving On! Transportation, Migration and Your Ancestors, an exploration of the routes and transportation used by our ancestors to travel across the U.S. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Attendance is free, and all are welcome. For more information, call Madonna Crame at 4557295 or visit www.thegscc.org. Naples Ship Modelers is an informal group dedicated to building wooden ship models. Members meet at 9:30 a.m. on the first and third Saturday of the month at the Landmark Naples community in North Naples. The next meetings are March 18 and April 8. 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@ yahoo.com. For more information about the club, call Dick Ritchie at 594-0868 or email email@example.com. The Antique Automobile Club of AmericaNaples Marco Region members meet at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of the month at First United Church of Naples, 388 First Ave. S. Visitors are always welcome. The next meeting is March 20. For general information about the club, call Paul Rhoads at 8773228 or visit www.aacanaplesmarco. org. The Southwest Florida Ski & Travel Club holds a business meeting at 6:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month in the Parrot Room at Gulf Coast Inn, 2555 T amiami Trail N., Naples. Social gatherings are the third Tuesday of every month at varying locations. The next social meeting is March 21, and the next business meeting is April 4. For more information, call 839-3711 or visit www.naplesskiclub.com. Pi Beta Phi alumnae in the Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero and Marco Island areas are invited to lunch and a program about The Wonderful World of Pearls at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 25, at Vasari County Club. Tickets for $30 include a pair of pearl earrings. Payment in advance is required. Call Connie Kindsvater at 249-4969 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations or more information. The Southwest Florida Kiwi Club, a social and charitable organization of retired and active American Airlines flight attendants, holds its next luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 25, at Ridgway Bar and Grill on Third Street South. For reservations or more information email Barbara Traci at email@example.com. CLUB NOTESTED EPSTEIN / COURTESY PHOTOSThe Naples Press Club welcomed guest speaker David Goldstein, president of the Collier County chapter of the ACLU, as guest speaker at the clubs March 2 meeting and lunch at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. 1. David Silverberg and David Goldstein 2. Phil Beuth and Jack Mehaffey 3. Debbie Meade, Joel Kessler and Hazel Bernard 1 2 3
A20 WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Cristin MaddenVP, Commercial Lending Collier Countycmadden@csbt.com 239-672-9626Maryann Mize, CCIMSenior Vice President Senior Credit Ofcermmize@csbt.com941-624-1916Kim DonnellyVP, Commercial Lending Lee Countykdonnelly@csbt.com239-476-0870 www.charlottestatebankandtrust.com MANUFACTURED IN SOUTH FLORIDA FOR SOUTH FLORIDA! PLANTATION SHUTTER EXPERTSTHE STRONGEST AND MOST ENERGY EFFICIENT SHUTTER ON EARTH! Schedule Your Free In Home Consultation Today!239.529.4766shutterup.com Visit our Showroom 1460 Golden Gate Pkwy., Naples, FL 33105 Biggest Savings Event Plantation Shutters For Every Room! ~ BEST GUARANTEE IN THE INDUSTRY ~Guaranteed Never To Warp, Crack, Fade, Chip, Peel or Discolor Regardless of Extreme Heat or Moisture. EXCLUSIVE ALUMACORE PLANTATION SHUTTERS ON SALE & MORE! SAVE UP TO $500* ON OUR ALUMACORE SHUTTERS *MINIMUM 100 SQ. FT. ORDER. STANDARD SHUTTERS ONLY. MENTION OFFER AT TIME OF PURCHASE. 0 * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * CLUB NOTES The Naples Civitan Club holds its seventh annual Civitan Shining Stars dinner dance at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at Artichoke and Co., 11920 Saradrienne Lane in Bonita Springs. Cost is $55 (cash bar). For reservation or more information, call 774-2623 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Naples chapter of Ikebana International meets Wednesday morning, April 5, 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 www. ikebananaples. com or email ikebananaples@gmail. com. The Naples branch of the English Speaking Union hold their annual meeting and luncheon Wednesday, April 5, at Pelican Marsh Country Club. For more information, call Karen Lannan at 330-2533, email email@example.com or visit www.esu.org/Naples. 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 Goodlette-Frank Road just south of Pine Ridge Road. For more information, call Wade Keller at 38 9-2525, email wk@ kellerpublishing.com or visit WWW. chess7.net. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. The Naples Orchid Society welcomes members and guests to its meeting Thursday, April 6, at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for flower registration. Judging is at 7:10 p.m., followed by a short meeting at 7:15 p.m. and the program at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.naplesorchidsociety.org. Everyone who owns or admires Corvettes is welcome to attend the Corvettes of Naples meeting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church in North Naples. For more information, visit www.corvettesofnaplesfl.com. Email club news to Cindy Pierce at email@example.com.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 NEWS A21 5450 TAMIAMI TRAIL N. NAPLES 239.594.1555ACROSS FROM WATERSIDE SHOPS ONE BLOCK NORTH OF PINE RIDGE ON U.S.41 LOCALLY OWNED & OPERATED! CELEBRATING OUR 15TH YEAR! EVENT WEEKEND! THE ART TRUCK WILL BE HERE ALL WEEKEND! 1000S of Pieces To Choose From. Custom Framing AvailableChoose from a huge selection of original oils! Our collection includes various styles including Abstracts, Traditional, Impressionist, Tropical Inspired and Contemporary. Select from dozens of exquisite frames or choose to have your selection custom framed while you wait. STARTS FRIDAY 12 NOON! MARCH 10-11-12 Gulf Coast Sailing Club welcomes Americas Cup hostA 40-year tradition of Neapolitan sailors racing to raise money for local charities continues with the 41st annual Gulf Coast Sailing Club Charity Regatta on Saturday and Sunday, March 18-19, in the Gulf of Mexico off the Naples Pier. Tucker Thompson, the public host for the 35th Americas Cup in Bermuda and celebrity host of the local regatta, will deliver a multi-media presentation at the Naples Sailing & Yacht Club after the second day of racing ends. All are welcome to attend the dinner and Mr. Thompsons presentation. He will discuss the storied history of the Americas Cup, what occurred in the recently completed Louis Vuitton Americas Cup World Series, what the teams are doing now and what to expect in Bermuda this May and June. Mr. Thompson has covered the Americas Cup on TV since the 2007 Cup in Valencia, Spain. A former champion sailor, he sailed with America True during the 2000 Americas Cup in New Zealand. The 41st annual Gulf Coast Sailing Club Charity Regatta is open to all classes of sailboats and to those who wish to help children in our community who are affected by the loss of loved ones or who may find joy in learning how to sail. All net proceeds from the race will support the Avow Childrens Bereavement Program, Freedom Waters and community sailing programs in both Marco Island and Naples. For more information, including details about tickets to see and hear Mr. Thompson, visit www.gulfcoastsailingclub.org. THOMPSON
A22 NEWS WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY YOUVE NEVER SETTLED FOR MIDDLE OF THE ROAD. SO WHEN PLANNING YOUR NEXT MOVE, GO WITH A CHOICE THAT PUTS YOU IN THE DRIVERS SEAT. THE BEST next thing LUXURY RETIREMENT LIVING SEE THE BEST NEXT THING TODAY.Call (239) 307-3050 for your personal tour. GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE The Southwest Florida Lupus Support Group holds its Purple Party in the Park and 1.50-mile Walk for Lupus setting out at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 11, at Sugden Regional Park. Registration and other activities begin at 9 a.m. Participants are encouraged to wear purple. For more information, email Marilyn Honahan at marcomari@ aol.com. FGCUs Counseling and Psychological Services hosts its third annual Out of the Darkness campus walk starting at noon Saturday, March 18, at the universitys main campus to raise awareness about suicide prevention. Anyone can register as a walker, a virtual walker or a volunteer at the events website. Participants will fundraise on behalf of the organizers to benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. For more information or to register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.afsp. org/fgcu. The 2017 Gulf Coast Sailing Club Charity Regatta takes place Saturday and Sunday, March 18-19, off the Naples coastline. All classes of sailboats are welcome to participate and registration includes a regatta dinner on Sunday night at Naples Sailing and Yacht Club, which includes a presentation by Tucker Thompson. Registration starts at $125 and proceeds will benefit Avow Hospices Childrens Bereavement Program, Freedom Waters and local sailing programs. For more information, visit www.gulfcoasatsailingclub.org. Runners of every level are invited to participate in the Marco Island HalfMarathon and 5K-Walk/Run on Sunday, March 19, starting at the Shops of Marco. The route heads east on San Marco Road, passes over the Goodland Bridge and winds through Key Marco before returning to the starting point. The ninth annual halfmarathon starts at 7:30 a.m.; the fifth annual run/walk sets out at 7:45 a.m. More than 700 people participated in last years events. The Marco Island Half-Marathon Inc. is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to bettering the island community. Proceeds from event sponsorships and registration have benefitted the islands police and firerescue foundations, its charter school, the citys parks and recreation department and the Greater Marco Island YMCA. To sign up or for information about sponsorships, visit www.marcoislandhalfmarathon.com. For more information, call Craig Kelley at 961-7314 or email email@example.com. Gulfcoast Runners and Artis Naples present the annual Run for Music 10K at 7:30 a.m. Monday, March 27, at the performing arts center. A 1-mile fun run is also available. Musicians from the Naples Philharmonic will perform along the race route. Registration is $10-$45. For more information or to sign up, visit www. gcrunner.org. Naples Botanical Garden hosts The Garden Open golf tournament from noon to 8 p.m. Monday, April 17, at Windstar on Naples Bay. The scramble-style event includes cocktails, dinner and a live auction. Registration is $300 for golf and dinner, $80 for a dinner guest. For more information or to sign up, email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Stroke Recovery Foundation holds its inaugural Stroke Victor Golf Scramble on Saturday, April 22, at Quail Village Golf Club. Registration starts at noon and the shotgun start is at 1 p.m. Registration is limited to 100 golfers and includes dinner and an awards ceremony. Sign up for $80 per golfer (dinner for non-golfers is $30). To register or for more information, call 598-2815 or email membership@QuailVillageGolfClub.org. The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce holds its annual golf tournament at 1 p.m. Friday, April 28, at Quail Creek Country Club. Participants will enjoy a pre-game lunch, a hole-in-one contest with a $10,000 cash prize and an awards dinner following the tournament. Registration is $150 through March 15 and $175 afterwards. For more information or to register, visit www.napleschamber.org. Redlands Christian Migrant Association holds the annual Lipman Golf Classic at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 6, at Naples Heritage Golf Club. Registration is $225, with proceeds to benefit Immokalee migrant farm workers. For more information, call (800) 282-6540 or visit www.rcma. org. Noodles Italian Caf and Sushi Bar hosts the eighth annual Stand Up Paddle & Luau Races with competitive, family and Special Olympics races starting at 9 a.m. Sunday, May 7, at Vanderbilt Beach. Registration is $25 and includes paddleboards. Proceeds benefit Collier County Special Olympics. For more information or to register, call 370-6577 or visit www.supspecialolympicsnaples.org. Youth Haven hosts its 30th annual Fairways for the Future golf tournament at 1 p.m. Monday, May 8, at Grey Oaks Country Club. All golfers will receive one ticket to the organizations gala on May 7, a boxed lunch, two mulligans, entry into all oncourse contests and admission to the posttournament awards reception. Registration is $500. Raffle tickets for a European river cruise are available. To sign up or for more information, call 687-5155 or visit www. youthhavenswfl.com. Email news about charity sports events to Lindsey Nesmith at lnesmith@ floridaweekly.com.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 A23 www.ECOF.comClearly, the right choice Clearlytherightchoice C l e a r l y t h e r i g h t c h o i c e Since 1971 888 EYE APPT David C. Brown, MD, FACSFounder & Medical DirectorLifetime Eye Care for the Entire Family12 CONVENIENT LOCATIONS Vanderbilt Beach Rd 91st Ave N Tamiami Trail N Tamiami Trail N9132 Strada PlPelican Ridge BlvdStrada PlaceMercato Dr for Cosmetic Dentistry Naples Center More than 400 people stepped out for Christys Cause and raised $42,000 at the Run 4 the Cause 5K Fun Run & Walk. Christys Cause works to eradicate child sex trafficking through education, public awareness, restoration projects and justice initiatives. The nonprofit produces public service announcements, sponsors training events such as the Human Traffic Symposium at Florida Gulf Coast University and develops free resources for agencies and organizations to use in trainings. One such resource is a short film, Taylors Story, that documents a survivors sex trafficking nightmare and her heroic fight for freedom. Donations to the cause are always welcome. To learn more about Christys Cause, go to www.ChristysCause.com. 1: Barney Brown, Jeff Ospina and Monette Everett 2: Casey Fentress and Jasmine Reidy 3: A young walk participant. 4: On your mark, get set, walk!COURTESY PHOTOS GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE 1 3 2 4
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Nina Nordgren, M.D. Board Eligible Ophthalmologist SWFLEYE.COM M.D. Board OphthalmologistBrain fair, womens summit and support group coming upHere are some health-related programs coming up in the area: The third annual Miracles Among Us Brain Fair takes place from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at South Regional Library, 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway. The free event includes a Brain Minders puppet show provided by the Pilot Club or Naples, presentations about brain injury, bike helmet giveaways, childrens crafts and more. Miracles Among Us supports the more than 12,000 people living with brain injuries in Collier and Lee counties and their caregivers. For more information, call Suzan Berg at 529-5284, email info@miraclesamongus. org or visit www.MiraclesAmongUs.org. David Lawrence Center and its education partner, the Naples Children & Education Foundation, present the third annual Sound Minds Mental Health Symposium from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at Moorings Presbyterian Church. This years event focuses on brain health. Renowned psychologist, educator and author Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D., is the keynote speaker. Ms. Jamison has authored five books and is considered a leading authority on mood disorders, bipolar disorder and suicide. She became the public face of bipolar disorder after her bestselling 1995 memoir, An Unquiet Mind, explored her own battles with the disease. Touched with Fire, her book about the links between bipolar disorder and creativity, was made into a movie in 2015 staring Katie Holmes. She has served as a professor of psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine for the last 25 years and has acted as a professor of mood disorders and co-director of the Johns Hopkins University Mood Disorders Center since 2005. There are a variety of ticket options available: An all-access pass for $400 includes HEALTHY LIVING DAVID LAWRENCE CENTER PRESENTS Hand therapy helps pro get back in the game BY KATE LYNCH, LEE HEALTHSpecial to Florida WeeklyIn May 2016, Florida Gulf Coast University student and professional kayak fisherman Conner Thompson injured his right wrist, leading to a painful problem that worsened. Tarpon season was in full swing, so he spent most of his time not at school or work, but out on the water in his Hobie kayak. I didnt meet my goal, but I landed more than 20 tarpon, more than 100 pounds each; as you can imagine, this aggravated my already painful wrist and forced me to wear a brace when not fishing, Mr. Thompson says. I was stubborn and used it, dealing with the pain, until classes resumed in August. I had to take five courses, all writing intensive; thats when I could no longer ignore it. He underwent a surgical procedure to repair a triangular fibrocartilage complex tear in his right wrist. After surgery, Mr. Thompsons surgeon, Dr. Sandra Collins, recommended occupational and certified hand therapist Paul Zavala. As one of 6,284 certified hand therapists worldwide, Mr. Zavala specializes in advanced treatment of hands and upper extremity, and provides therapy to elite and professional athletes. Conner had pain in his right dominant wrist, and weakness gripping his fishing pole, along with writing, he says. Diagnosing the exact cause of a wrist injury can be difficult as many factors can lead to wrist pain. I work a lot with power tools, wrenches and machetes on my lawn tractors, trucks, ATVs and swamp buggy, Mr. Thompson says. Paul said too much torqueing force could have caused my injury. His wrist was immobilized in a custom arm brace after surgery, and therapy reduced swelling and pain. Next, his brace was shortened to only support the wrist; therapy maximized his range of motion and strengthened the wrist, to prepare for a full release from his brace and return to regular daily activity, Mr. Zavala explains. He is now in his third phase of therapy to prepare him for the advanced demands on his wrist during kayak fishing. This also involves advanced strengthening and conditioning, activity simulation, along with education on injury prevention. Mr. Thompson has adjusted to primarily using his opposite hand, for now, and is gradually reintroducing his affected hand to activities. I havent touched a wrench or power tool since surgery because I know I will find a way to use both hands and hurt it before its healed, he says. Ive pretty much learned to be left handed, so Im back to doing almost everything I was doing before. Twice a week, he meets with Mr. Zavala for therapy. My schedule is packed, so Im grateful he works with me as much as possible, Mr. Thompson says. The injured wrist has not slowed him down one bit; he is still dedicated to his passions. Everyone looks at me weird when I tell them I still kayak and fish as often as possible, he says. But thats why the Hobie and FGCU kayak fishing teams keep me around. COURTESY PHOTOProfessional kayak fisherman Conner Thompson is eager to have full use of both hands for competitive angling.SEE COMING UP, A25
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 A25 R SO YOURE INJECTING ME WITH WHAT? WILL IT HURT? BUT I DONT FEEL ANY DIFFERENT. IT COSTS HOW MUCH? confessions of a first-timeBotox user:How it feels, what it costs and if its truly worth it www.oaktreedentistrynaples.com 90 Cypress Way East #20 Naples FL (Across From Sams Club) 239-596-5771 Insurance Processing Early Morning Appointments a VIP wine dinner with the keynote speaker on Friday, March 24, at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida and a wine and hors doeuvres reception with her after the symposium on Saturday evening, March 25, at Moorings Presbyterian Church. A ticket for the VIP wine dinner and symposium is $300. A ticket for the symposium and meetthe-speaker reception is $125. Ms. Jamison will be available for a book signing for ticket holders at both the VIP dinner and the post-symposium reception. Admission to the symposium only is a $10 suggested donation. For tickets or more information, call Jennifer Denike at the David Lawrence Center at 304-3505 or visit www.davidlawrencecenter.org. Lighthouse of Collier Center for Blindness and Vision Loss invites all who are blind or visually impaired to attend a support group from 10-11:30 a.m. every Tuesday at the center, 2685 Horseshoe Drive in Naples. Facilitator Rick Hart encourages attendees to share the challenges they face and the techniques they find helpful in managing those challenges. Attendees feel less isolated as they make connections with others who can relate to their situation. Friends and family members who care for a blind or visually impaired friend or loved one can also benefit from the group and are welcome to attend. The mission of Lighthouse of Collier is to promote the development, implementation and on-going evaluation of programs and services that foster independence and enhance the quality of life for the blind, visually impaired and their caregivers. For more information, call 430-3934 or visit www.LighthouseofCollier.org. The 2017 SpelLIFE Womens Wellness Summit aims to educate and inspire women to enhance every aspect of their personal wellness: spiritual, physical, environmental, leisure, local, intellectual, financial and emotional. The summit brings two keynote speakers and five breakout sessions to St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 1. The keynote speakers are Glennon Doyle Melton and Crystal Andrus Morissette. Ms. Melton is the author of Love Warrior and founder of the www.Momastery.com online community. Ms. Morissette is the author of four best-selling books, including The Emotional Edge. The two will share personal stories of the hardships they have overcome, with an emphasis on guiding women toward a more fulfilling and joyful life. Breakout speakers are: LaDonna Roye, who will emphasize womens hair health and non-surgical hair replacement. Mindy DiPietro from Aesthetic Treatment Center, who will focus on enhancing skin health. Deb Logan from the Blue Zones Project, who will share her insights on wellness and purposeful living. Gaynell Anderson from Absolute Physical Therapy, who will highlight the importance of proper breathing. Jill Ciccarelli Rapps from Ciccarelli Advisory Services, Inc., who will offer guidance on bridging your passion and purpose with your money. SpelLIFE 2017 is presented by A Euphoric Living Foundation and Bella magazine. Registration is $65. To sign up or for more information, call 598-0961 or visit www. aeuphoriclivingfoundation.org. COMING UPFrom page 24
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Only minimal research is available on its effects in humans. Thats because federal law classifies it as a Schedule I drug with no medical usefulness. Regulatory restrictions hamper researchers ability to study marijuanas potential benefits for humans or animals. In theory, cannabinoids the chemical compounds found in marijuana carry great promise, says Robin Downing, DVM, a pain management expert and hospital director at the Downing Center for Animal Pain Management in Windsor, Colo. Dogs and cats possess cannabinoid receptors. Think of them as the lock into which cannabinoid molecules fit like keys. These are exquisitely specific receptors that do not interact with other molecules, Dr. Downing says. Unlike THC, cannabinoids are not involved in altered mentation, but they are credited with other actions in the nervous system, such as pain relief and relief of seizure activity. This is what gives us hope that medical marijuana will at some point become an important tool in the pain management toolbox, she says. That cant happen, though, until the drug is better understood. Right now, little is known about dosing and delivery of medical marijuana to pets. The idea of treating pet ailments with marijuana may give rise to the image of coming home to a dog or cat whos chowing down on Doritos and listening to Bob Marley. The truth is, we dont know a lot about how pets respond to marijuana because they cant tell us how they feel. For animals, we have no safety data, no efficacy data and no dosing data, Dr. Downing says. For example, she says, humans can adjust their doses based on their response to a drug, but animals cannot. How do we know what they are feeling? How can we tell when they have received enough to create whatever effect we seek for them? At veterinary emergency hospitals, marijuana is the number-one intoxicant for pets, especially in states such as California, Colorado and Washington, which have legalized medical and recreational marijuana. A retrospective study published in 2012 looked at cases in two Colorado veterinary hospitals from 2005 to 2010. Researchers found that the incidence of marijuana toxicosis in dogs increased fourfold over the period. Our numbers have been increasing for several years, says veterinary toxicologist Tina Wismer, director of the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center. Many vets are able to diagnose the typical patient wobbly and dribbling urine on sight. Typical incidents include eating an owners baked goods that contain marijuana or THC-laced butter or coconut oil, eating the actual plants or inhaling smoke. The edibles are much more dangerous due to the concentration of THC when compared to plant material, Dr. Wismer says.Do pets who partake get the munchies? Usually not. Signs of toxicity include glassy eyes, incoordination, dilated pupils and vomiting, usually within an hour or less or ingestion or inhalation. Because of marijuanas Schedule I status, veterinarians cannot legally prescribe the drug. That doesnt mean related products arent available, though. Companies sell hemp tinctures, edibles and extracts formulated for pets. While hemp and marijuana are both derived from the Cannabis sativa plant, hemp is defined as containing a concentration of no more than 0.3 percent THC. Dr. Downing worries about variability in levels of active ingredients and lack of regulation. We are a long way from being at a place where we can in good conscience recommend marijuana for animals. Pets of the Week>> Adrianna is sweet and friendly 2-year-old domestic shorthair who likes to be brushed and petted. >> Perdita is a smart and gentle 2-year-old Staffordshire terrier and Dalmatian mix who weighs about 47 pounds. She loves attention from people, is good on her leash and knows the basic commands. >> Rex is a handsome and well-mannered 3-year-old German shepherd mix who has medium energy and weighs about 31 pounds. Hes good on his leash and knows the basic commands. >> Tye is an affectionate 9-monthold domestic short hair who loves to play and be petted.To adopt or foster a petThis weeks pets are from Collier County Domestic Animal Services. Adoption fees for cats and dogs include sterilization surgery, vaccinations, pet license, ID microchip and a bag of food. Visit DAS at 7610 Davis Blvd. from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Adoptable dogs and cats from DAS are also at For Footed Friends in Marquesa Plaza on Livingston Road from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. the rst Saturday of every month. For more information, call 2527387 or visit www.colliergov.net/pets. Theres not enough evidence that its safe to feed marijuana to your pet.
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I really wanted to be able to have the flexibility to have a family and to be able to create jobs for my own family and for others, she said. I think family businesses are something that is more and more difficult to pass on. She is the product of a working-class background. I didnt grow up with much, although I certainly had what I needed, she says. We lived paycheck to paycheck like most of the people we knew, but I wanted more. I take care of my family. My mom and dad (Dan and Linda Kelly) are both retired and Im glad that they could do it. Her family played and still plays a role in the business. Her mother, her brother Dan Kelly, ex-husband Gary Bigham, and her sister-in-law, Bonnie Bigham, all assisted with Bigham Jewelers at its inception and continue to play a role in day-to-day operations. Bigham Galleria features creations by award-winning designers such as Elizabeth Locke, David Yurman, Penny Preville, Picchiotti and Bilgore. Many designers make personal appearances at the store, bringing extensive collections and interacting with customers. The store also offers a selection of watches from Rolex, Baume & Mercier, Carl F. Bucherer, Sablier and Shinola, as well as pre-owned timepieces. Its not like walking into a typical jewelry store, Ms. Bigham says. We have something for everyone. She received a bachelors degree in business from Kent State in 1989, graduating in four years while attending night classes. On weekdays, she worked the early shift at a trucking company, and on weekends she sold gold jewelry from a briefcase. After graduating, she joined the former Akron Diamond Trading Company, rising from a sales position to vicepresident of store operations. Upon opening her store, Ms. Bigham made community service, specifically causes that benefit women and children, a focal point. The Boys and Girls Club of Collier County, the Christ Child Society, the Naples Alliance for Children, The Naples Players and Baker Park are among the more than 50 organizations the business Bigham Jewelers has supported over the years. Those efforts led to her being named one of Colliers Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame laureates for 2016. Ms. Bigham invited Kathy Leciejeski, the teacher who so profoundly influenced her, to the awards ceremony and she recognized her during her acceptance speech. The tagline for the Bigham Jewelers TV commercials Have We Met Yet? has not only served as a warm, unique identifier for the business, but has also caught on with the public, Ms. Bigham says. I cant go anywhere in town without someone coming over and saying, Have we met yet? Interview with Kathy BighamBusiness mentors: A first and lifelong mentor was my uncle, Bill Wortzman. An entrepreneur in my Cleveland hometown, he established a respected and highly successful financial services firm, starting from scratch.Locally, my favorite mentor is the amazing Myra Janco Daniels, whose wisdom and grounded advice continue to inspire me.First job: When I was 10 years old, I got a paper route. Business words of wisdom: One of my favorite quotes is by Yoda, the jedi master in Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. He says simply: Do. Or do not. There is no try. This quote inspired my business motto: Make it happen. Favorite business book: Malcolm Gladwells Outliers, for its insights on what it takes to reach high achievement levels in different fields. Things you look for when hiring: I look for three qualities in a candidate: That s/he CAN do the job, WANTS to do the job and WILL do the job. I need all three; if one is doubtful, its a no-go. Any job openings now? Because we are fortunate to be growing steadily, we always look for that additional right candidate. When s/he appears, we will create the position. Last time you had to fire someone and reason: Truthfulness is a musthave in our company. Last summer, I had to separate a new employee who had misrepresented himself. B4 BUSINESS WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY MONEY & INVESTINGAuto stocks sluggish as volume begins to exceed salesI am not a car person. I think it is because I grew up and lived in large cities my whole life that I dont have a passion for driving a ton of steel down the open road. In fact, when I met my future wife in Chicago, I didnt even own a car, which almost precluded her from accepting a date with me. Fortunately for carmakers, most Americans love cars. And they have been buying them in record numbers in the past year. And Februarys numbers were no exception, with U.S. auto sales coming in at an annualized 17.58 million vehicles sold. Yet if you look at the major manufacturers, their stock prices have remained flat. So why are auto stocks stagnant and what do the February numbers tell us about the auto industry in general? Looking at the February data, global automakers have a lot going for them. Dealers are selling cars left and right. And more importantly, what they are selling are mostly SUVs and trucks. These vehicles are significantly more profitable than lower cost sedans. Further, a higher than normal percentage of the sales are directly to consumers as opposed to fleet sales to businesses and government agencies which also are higher margin purchases. The macro environment is also good for car manufacturers. Interest rates are low and banks are keen to lend money to customers across the credit spectrum. In addition, low gas prices enable consumers to buy more high-margin SUVs and trucks with lower gas mileage. So, given all of this positive data, why arent the stock prices of Ford, GM, Toyota and the others in the sector pushing higher? First, manufacturers are being forced to offer significant rebates and incentives to meet their sales goals. In February, these incentives were over 10 percent for trucks. These rebates eat directly into these companies bottom lines. In addition, most car manufacturers are producing vehicles at full throttle. This is positive when consumer demand is high but if it wanes, it could result in major problems for theses firms. Analysts are already seeing this with sedan lines. For example, sedan volume decreased by 24 percent at Ford. And sales of the Toyota Camry, the best-selling car in the U.S., declined by 15 percent. Many analysts question whether market conditions have topped out for the car sector as well. Both interest rates and gas prices have already started to rise, which could dampen demand for cars, especially high margin SUVs and trucks. So, while investors are applauding high sales volumes, they have reason to be concerned about the future. Edmunds.com just released a sobering statistic the days to turn, or sell, a vehicle rose to 74 in February, the highest since 2009. At GM, that number is closer to 100. The question is now what the car manufacturers will do about the challenges facing their industry after several robust years. If history is any guide to the future, this will not end well as they will continue to over produce vehicles even as demand slips, which will result in high inventory and the slashing of prices to move cars. This clearly will be great for customers wanting a new car, not so much for shareholders of the automakers.But these firms may be learning from their past mistakes. Already some have cut shifts at production plants to trim inventory in anticipation of a volume slowdown. And with the U.S. economy and employment rising, consumers have money to spend. This coupled with low valuations (GM is trading at a P/E of 6 with a 4 percent dividend yield for example), makes me cautiously optimistic about this sector. This is especially true as most other areas of the market have had huge run-ups and may be considered overvalued. Eric Bretan, the co-owner of Ricks Estate & Jewelry Buyers in Punta Gorda, was a senior derivatives marketer and investment banker for more than 15 years at several global banks. ericBRETANestaterick@gmail.com BIGHAMFrom page 1LOUIS VENNE / COURTESY PHOTOMembers of Kathy Bighams immediate family, who were early members of Bigham Jewelers, at its founding in 1995: Dan Kelly Jr., Ms. Bighams brother and partner in Bigham Jewelers; Ms. Bigham; and Ms. Bighams parents, Linda Kelly and Dan Kelly Sr.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 B5 YOUR NAPLES REAL ESTATE SOURCEKristin Stroh KRISTIN STROH firstname.lastname@example.org kristinstroh.premiersothebysrealty.comSothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each office is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity. premiersothebysrealty.comFEATURED LISTING LELY & TREVISO BAY RESIDENT EXPERT LELY COUNTRY CLUB, 127 MUIRFIELD CIRCLEThis beautifully updated three-bedroom-plus-den, two-bath pool home on large estate-sized lot overlooking the Royal Palm Golf Course is located in the quiet neighborhood of Lely. There are low fees of $150 per year and membership to the Royal Palm Country Club is optional. Oered at $634,900Additional Lely Area ListingsOle at Lely Resort Beautiful rst-oor San Fernando model two-bedroom, two-bath condominium. Turnkey. Oered at $280,000. Lely Golf Estates Two-bedroom-plus-den, two-bath home ready for you to add your own touches to it. Great value at $209,000.239.260.9386 email@example.com CapitalRockFinancial.com KEVIN SIMPSON, Capital Wealth PlanningCOVERED CALL SESSION TOPICS GLENN WILLIAMS, TOPICS DAN KWIATKOWSKI,EQUITY SESSION TOPICS best WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017TWO SESSIONS Chamber of Commerce Community Room 2390 Tamiami Trail North, Naples RSVP Jodi Phillips 239.330.4188. Seating is limited. Light refreshments provided.INCOME + TAX FREE + EQUITY Workshop Sponsored by CapitalRock Financial A.H. Williams, Specialists, Tax-Exempt Municipal BondsCapitalRock FinancialBusiness DevelopmentWe Hear You NaplesNominations 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. Judges for the 2017 awards are: Phil Borchmann, editor of Gulfshore Business Magazine; Timothy Cartwright, managing director of Compass Advisory Group; Tiffany Esposito, president and CEO of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce and executive director of the Bonita Springs Estero Economic Development Council; Karen Ramos, business specialist with the City of Cape Coral Economic Development Office; and Christopher Spiro, CEO and chief creative officer of Spiro & Associates. 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 at www. fsbdcswfl.org. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. New eatery holds 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-Saturday until 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 www.truefoodkitchennaples.com for more information.
B6 BUSINESS WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY A BETTER GAME GUARANTEED 24850 Old 41 Rd #9, Bonita Spings, FL Improve your game by scheduling your club tting today.www.truespecgolf.com 1-844-729-8809 email@example.com Call today for appointment. Condos $800K $1.4 Mil+ DOWNING-FRYE REALTY BFOSTER435@COMCAST.NET 239.253.8001 WIGGINS-PASS ROAD AT VANDERBILT DRIVE RESIDENCES OF PELICAN ISLE PREMIER WATERFRONT VIEWS I trace my roots back to 1928, when two cousins named Ed made a folding woodslat reclining chair for porch use. A year later they upholstered it for indoor use and gave it a name that some might find insulting. Chair production temporarily gave way to airplane-part production during World War II. In the decades after the war, ottomans, rockers, built-in footrests and electric controls were introduced. By the s, my chairs offered heating and massages. Today, based in Michigan, I employ more than 6,000 people and sport a market value near $1.4 billion. Who am I?Think you know the answer? Well announce it in next weeks edition. THE MOTLEY FOOLTo Educate, Amuse & Enrich Ask the Fool Fools School My Dumbest Investment The Motley Fool Take Name That Company Last weeks trivia answer Write to Us! Send questions for Ask the Fool, Dumbest (or Smartest) Investments (up to 100 words), and your Trivia entries to Fool@fool.com or via regular mail c/o Florida Weekly, attn: The Motley Fool. Sorry, we cant provide individual financial advice. Seek Professional AdviceAccording to the 2016 Retirement Confidence Survey, only 49 percent of workers have tried to estimate how much income theyll need in retirement. That doesnt bode well for the other 51 percent, as they may be leaving their financial futures to chance. We all need a retirement plan including an estimate of the income well need in retirement and where that money will come from. (The average annual Social Security benefit is only about $16,000 not enough for most people to live on comfortably.) You dont need to go it alone. An experienced financial adviser can help you get your fiscal house in order. Financial advisers can be especially helpful when youre dealing with or preparing for major life events, such as getting married or divorced, buying a home, having a child, paying for college, retiring or (yikes) being laid off. They can help you deal with your retirement accounts when you change jobs, determine whether you have adequate disability insurance and decide if long-term-care insurance makes sense for you. Financial advisers can help you determine whether youre better off leasing or buying your next car, whether you should refinance your mortgage, how to avoid estate taxes, how to maximize your ability to care for elderly parents, and so on. You can learn a lot about these topics on your own, of course in books, magazines, newspapers and online. Still, it can be smart to consult a pro about your specific situation. It might cost you a few hundred dollars, but you might end up saving a few thousand dollars. Not all financial advisers are good, though. Watch out for those who will put their financial self-interest before yours, perhaps trying to sell you products you dont need, or skimming a percent off your assets without helping to increase your wealth. We favor fee-only advisers, as opposed to those who collect commissions for putting you in various investments. You can find a fee-only adviser via napfa.org. And visit sec.gov/investor/brokers.htm to learn how to check out advisers before hiring them. Busted PennyBy far the dumbest investment I made was in a so-called penny stock called TagLikeMe Corp. It has been worth less than a penny per share for a long time now. I wish I had researched it first. I went in blind just because of advertisements. Lesson learned: Research before you buy! G.M., onlineThe Fool Responds: Thats an excellent lesson. You might add Stay away from penny stocks to your lessons learned, too. Penny stocks, typically trading for less than $5 per share, are generally tied to small companies with more story and promise than performance and profits. Theyre often hyped online or in newsletters, so that naive investors buy shares, sending the price up so that the hypesters can sell and profit in a pumpand-dump scheme. Google TagLikeMe, and you wont easily find its corporate website with links to press releases, financial reports and other useful information that could help you assess the company. You wont find a track record of increasing revenue and earnings, either. Its often tempting to buy into penny stocks, as you can get thousands of shares for relatively few dollars. But theyre more likely to sink than soar. It can be hard to imagine that a stock trading for, say, $0.25 per share could fall even further, but it very well might. Your portfolio will thank you if you stick to proven, established companies ideally ones with profits. Ford Drives AheadFord Motor Co. (NYSE: F) has made vast improvements in the quality and attractiveness of its vehicles since the recession subsided, and now its churning out profits quarter after quarter. And no one seems to care.Whats impressive about Ford today is that its profiting from the markets trends (SUVs and trucks) while also investing in future technologies such as electric vehicles and autonomous driving. The company recently showed off its second-generation autonomous Ford Fusion, a surprisingly normal-looking vehicle, and it invested $1 billion in Argo AI to develop commercial ride-sharing fleets by 2021. This year, 90 autonomous Ford Fusions triple the current fleet will be tested across the U.S. and potentially Europe, refining autonomous technology.Meanwhile, Ford is profiting from robust demand for trucks and SUVs, as it offers new or recently refreshed products in most of the key segments. Sales of its F-series trucks have been strong, with rising profits, and the refreshed Lincoln line of cars is selling well, too. Other Ford cars are struggling, though, with sales of the Focus, Fusion, Taurus and Mustang recently slowing.Ford is a leading automaker of the future while still being a cash machine today. Thats a big reason investors should love the stock, which recently sported a dividend yield near 5 percent. (The Motley Fool owns shares of and has recommended Ford.) I trace my roots back to a store that opened in a converted San Diego airplane hangar in 1976. The first store with my current name opened in Seattle in 1983. I targeted only small businesses at first, but expanded to serve select consumers. My revenue soared from zero to $3 billion in less than six years. I offer employees higher pay than my rivals do and mark up my offerings by no more than 15 percent. My stock has grown by more than 10 percent annually over the past 30 years. I operate about 725 warehouses. Who am I? (Answer: Costco) Wait for a Drop?QI plan to use an auto-investment feature to regularly invest in an S&P 500 index fund. Should I wait for a big drop in the stock market before starting? I.W., Fayetteville, North CarolinaANo, because the market may not drop for a few years, leaving you on the sidelines. Its generally a bad idea to try to time the market, because no one can know how it will move in the short term. (Over long periods, it has risen.) If you wait out a market decline, you may miss much of the recovery. If youre nervous about where the market is headed, making regular investments over time can be effective. (Do so with equal sums, and youre dollar-cost averaging.) That way youll get shares both when theyre lower priced and when theyre higher priced, and you wont have to keep guessing about the markets direction. Dont fret too much about occasional losses what matters is that you choose good investments and that youre focused on long-term performance. For most people, inexpensive broad-market index funds such as those that track the S&P 500 are smart choices. ***QWhats a full position in a stock? S.F., Mansfield, OhioAIts the size of the investment you aim to have in it. Imagine that you want to invest $4,000 in MacDonald Farms Inc. (ticker: EIEIO). If you dont have enough money right now, or if you think theres a reaso able chance the stock will fall soon, you might buy just $2,000 worth now, planning to add $2,000 later. The $2,000 would represent a half position in the stock. Once you owned the $4,000 worth you wanted, youd have a full position. A full position varies by person. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 BUSINESS B7 BUSINESS MEETINGS The East Naples Merchants Association holds its next meeting and networking event from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 9, at The Arlington at Lely Resort. $10 for members, $20 for others. RSVP required. Email info@ eastnaplesmerchantsassoc.com. 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 Tri-Town Construction. $25 for members, $30 for guests. Register at www. aboveboardchamber.com/events. For more information, call Jeanne Sweeney at 910-7426 or email Jeanne@aboveboardchamber.com. Business After Five for members and guests of the Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, at Mutual of Omaha Bank on Marco. Call 394-3061 or visit www.marcoislandchamber.org for more information. A meet-and-greet for Young Professionals of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, at Spectra Apartments, 5500 Spectra Circle. Sign up at www.bonitaspringschamber.com/events or call 992-2943 for more information. Business After Five for members and guests of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5:307 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at The Pointe at the Naples Bay Resort marina. $15 for members who register in advance, $25 at the door for non-members and others. Sign up at www.napleschamber.org/ events. The Leadership Collier Foundation Alumni Association holds its next Leadership Lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, March 24, at the Professional Development Center, 615 Third Ave. S. Amy Tardif, WGCU-FM station manager and news director; Jonathan Foerster, communications director at Artis Naples; and digital media consultant Kristyn Wellesley will serve on a panel to discuss Evaluating the Credibility of News Outlets. Sign up by March 21 at www.napleschamber.org/events. Members and guests of the Public Relations Society of AmericaGulf Coast chapter meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, at the Hilton Naples, 5111 Tamiami Trail N. Guest speaker Maria Jimenez-Lara, CEO of the Naples Children & Education Foundation, will discuss the making of The Naples Winter Wine Festival. $27 for PRSA members, $35 for non-members and $20 for students. Reservations are required by March 24 and can be made at www.gulfcoastprsa.org. Members of the Collier Building Industry Association and the Lee Building Industry Association mix and mingle from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, at Kinetico Water Systems, 11170 Bonita Beach Road S.E. Sign up by calling 436-6100 or emailing email@example.com. The Collier County Medical Society holds a general membership meeting Thursday, March 30, at Arthrex. The annual meeting and 60th anniversary celebration will be held Saturday evening, May 13, at Quail Creek Country Club. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www. ccmsonline.org. Wake Up YP for young professionals of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce takes place from 8-9:15 a.m. Tuesday, April 4, at DiRomos Gourmet Market and Restaurant in the Promenade. Sign up at www.bonitaspringschamber.com/events or call 992-2943 for more information. Email business meeting announcements to email@example.com. ON THE MOVE Awards & Recognition Linda Adamany, board president at Kensington Golf & Country Club, has been named one of BoardRoom magazines top private club presidents for 2016. Ms. Adamany has been on the board at Kensington Golf & Country Club since March 2011. She has served two terms as president and also has served as treasurer and chair of the executive and finance committees. For more than 27 years, she was a group vice president for BP plc, the U.K.-based international energy company. Currently, she is a board member of Leucadia National Corporation, Coeur Mining Inc., and Amec Foster Wheeler plc. Scot Cummin, the owner of My Salon Suite in North Naples, received the companys Rising Star award at the recent annual convention in Cancun, Mexico. Beauty professionals own and operate their individual styling suites at My Salon Suites locations in 16 states. Mr. Cummin was recognized for the occupancy rate at his location. Board Appointments Attorney John P. Cardillo, of the Naples law firm of Cardillo, Keith & Bonaquist, P.A., has been selected by the Supreme Court of Florida to serve his second three-year term as a director of the Florida Bar Foundation. Carl Ehmann and Nick Nicholson have joined the board of directors for the Guadalupe Center. Mr. Ehmann retired as head of research and development at Reckitt & Coleman, where he also sat on the board of directors. He previously was executive vice president for research and development at Johnson and Johnson Consumer Products Worldwide and Bristol-Myers Pharmaceuticals. He currently serves on the board for Water Missions International, the Medical University South Carolina Foundation for Research Development and Tricounty Ministries of Charleston. Mr. Nicholson is the retired president/CEO of Keeneland. He also served as executive director/executive vice president of the Jockey Club and sat on the board of directors for Central Bank and Trust. His other nonprofit affiliations include the Commonwealth Fund of Kentucky-Kentucky Educational Television, the Central Kentucky Urban League, Markey Cancer Research Foundation and the University of Kentucky Healthcare Community Advisory Board. Richard Rogan has joined the board of directors of Collier Senior Resources. A former vice president of sales and marketing with North American Van Lines, Mr. Rogan is currently serving as vice chair of the board of directors of Catholic CharitiesDiocese of Venice. He joins these CSR board members: Jim Barton chair; Thomas Gleason, vice chair; Mike Isermann, treasurer; and Lavigne Ann Kirkpatrick, secretary; and Bill Buchanan, Mark Hahn, Sheila Harris-Schutz, Rick Jennewine, Bethann Kassman, Jim Klub, Harriet Lancaster, Tom OReilly, Sheriff Kevin Rambosk, Joan Sehdev and Allan Stikeleather. Aviation Michael Zonsius has joined the Naples Airport Authority as director of finance and administration. Incumbent Sheila Etelamaki, who has held the position since 2011, retires this month. An airport professional with 27 years of financial management experience, Mr. Zonsius most recently served as general manager for AvPORTS, a private airport management firm, overseeing finance and operations at Gary Chicago International Airport in Gary, Ind. Prior to AvPORTS, he was CFO for the Chicago Department of Aviation, responsible for financial operations at OHare and Midway international airports. He also previously worked for the Kansas City Department of Aviation as director of finance, overseeing financial operations at the Kansas City International Airport, Charles B. Wheeler and the Richards-Gebaur Intermodal Transportation Facility. A licensed certified public accountain in Illinois and a licensed commercial pilot, he earned a bachelors degree in aviation technology from Purdue University and an MBA from DePaul University. Banking Jay Baldwin has been named senior vice presidentdirector of asset-based lending at First Florida Integrity Bank to lead the development of a new lending program. The new program will primarily be associated with accounts receivable, inventory and equipment that are used as collateral for loans, with a focus on growth companies primarily in Florida with working capital needs from $100,000 to $10,000,000. Mr. Baldwin previously worked as a large corporate lender for Florida with Synovus Financial Corporation. He also co-founded Aegis Business Credit, LLC, offering asset based lending, factoring and purchase order financing, and served as president of the firm from 2007-14. Club Management Laurie Mellor has been named director of membership and marketing at The Country Club of Naples. Ms. Mellor has more than 27 years of club experience, starting at the Vineyards Country Club in Naples, where she was the membership director for 15 years. She then served a dual role as the membership director at both The Club at Olde Cypress and The Club at Grandezza before moving to The Forest Country Club in Fort Myers for the past five years. She attended the University of Southern Maine. Health Care Dr. Ferdy Santiago has joined Florida Cancer Specialists Research Institute and is seeing patients in the practices office on Fourth Avenue North and Sierra Meadows Boulevard in Naples. Dr. Santiago received his internal medicine training at Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network in Allentown, Pa. Following his residency, he completed subspecialty fellowship training in hematology/oncology at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. During his fellowship, he was selected to participate in the American Society of Hematology Advocacy Leadership Institute in Washington, D.C. He relocated to Naples to begin his practice following the fellowship. Nonpro t Organizations Guy Blanchette has joined Drug Free Collier as president and CEO. He will oversee the organizations Drug Free Schools initiative and a related CORE (Character, Opposing Drugs, Responsible Choices, Expectations) program for teens as well as medication safety, parent education, vendor training and community awareness. A former international CEO for a telecommunication software development company, Mr. Blanchette has participated in the turnaround and growth of companies in several different verticals. He served as chairman of the board for the Greater Naples YMCA during financial restructuring and rebuilding of the award-winning campus. He is a member of the Collier County Public Schools Entrepreneur Advisory Board and the Taste of Immokalee board of directors. He attended the University of New Hampshire and the executive program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.Cindy Carson has joined Lake Michigan Credit Union as a mortgage loan originator at the LMCU branch in Bonita Springs. Ms. Carson earned a bachelors degree in business administration from Grove City College in Pennsylv ania and has more than nine years of mortgage lending experience with Capital City Bank, Landmark Mortgage & Associates and Southwest Florida Mortgage Group at New Penn Financial in Bonita Springs. Senior Living Jordan Scardigno has been promoted to associate executive director and director of sales at Vi at Bentley Village in North Naples. As such, he directs all sales efforts of Vi at Bentley Village while also maintaining administrative roles within the community. He also manages all sales team members and represents Vi at Bentley Village to the larger Naples and Bonita Springs community. Mr. Scardigno has more 14 years of experience in the senior living industry. For the past five years, he served as the associate executive director of Vi at Bentley Village. Prior to joining Vi at Bentley Village in 2012, he managed various types of senior living communities, including rental, independent and assisted living communities, and memory care neighborhoods. He holds a bachelors degree in health services administration from the University of Central Florida and is pursuing a masters in management from Hodges University. ADAMANY CARDILLO ZONSIUS SANTIAGO
B8 BUSINESS WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY OPEN SUN. 1-4CHAMBERFrom page 1So can everybody else. At least 75 vendors (see list below) will sponsor tables and displays, many of them giving away gifts or opportunities. Theres the raffle for four free passes to Universal Orlando from Univisions Media Vista Group, for example. Or the free locally grown produce from Farmer Mikes U-Pick. Or free hearing tests, tote bags, and bottled water. Or the Money Cube, of course, where visitors will receive a gift card to an area business for the amount of money they collect in the Cube. Suitably, it seems, live steel drum entertainment will beat an energetic rhythm to the Expo near the Center Bar. But the event is a lot more than just a big give-away party. Its a tapestry display of sorts that reveals a community tightly sewn into a single fabric of robust economic health. The Bonita Chamber is a bright visible thread in that fabric. Many merchants will attest to that fact. Theyve been extremely supportive of the YMCA, an outstanding partner to us, says Pete Shattuck, branch director of the Bonita YMCA with a 24,000-square-foot building, a sophisticated outdoor swimming facility and eight new pickle-board courts soon to open, among its many other amenities for children and families. Participation is really the key to reaping the full benefits of chamber membership, explains Pam Fultz, community relations manager of Vi at Bentley Village for seniors in Naples seeking independent living, assisted living or skilled nursing. Bentley has more than 700 residents and 560 employees on 150 acres where an $80 million improvement includes two new clubhouses and 72 new independent living units. So the chamber is perfect for them. The Bentley notion is that getting old can be a lot of fun with an 18-hole parthree golf course (five of the 18 holes were just redesigned), bocce, tennis, croquet and fabulous chefs. But hows anybody going to know? The chamber, of course the starting place for getting the word out. You miss out if you dont attend many of the events the chamber offers, explains Ms. Fultz. Its a matter of not just joining, but participating.And they share your news, too. Theyre active on social media. We can give them our news and they distribute it for us. They share ideas and best practices, as well.Chamber members talk not only about the many events the chamber hosts before work and after work events at various businesses, as well as the year-long Leadership School, for example but the effective advertising and marketing the chamber does on behalf of members. Theyre strong with marketing and advertising they do a weekly newsletter and its not just members its anybody who wants information, so they send this out to close to 3,000 emails, Mr. Shattuck says. At costs so low theyd make a submariner blanche.Membership in the Bonita Area Chamber is about $7.50 a week or $395 per year, which buys access to all of our events and member rates, so participating in the community expos, or power networking lunches or before work and after 5 p.m. events becomes a benefit, explains Ms. Esposito.You also get visibility within our visitor bureau, in our Bonita Magazine, that we produce semi-annually, and on our website. The magazine goes out to 15,000 people, and it includes a visitor guide and all professional members. Both the magazine and the visitor guide are displayed as online resources as well. The Bonita Springs Chamber and its members do a significant amount of charity work, too which makes sense, since the chamber is a non-profit depending to a great deal on its remarkable volunteers, says Ms. Esposito. Were really fortunate with the community involvement we have the Bonita and Estero community. Were a strong chamber because of them. We have 25 board members and over 100 volunteers who help to put on all of these events, and to produce everything we do. Like the appearance of a Money Cube. Whats next a Money-Grows-OnTrees tree? ESPOSITO SHATTUCK FULTZ COURTESY PHOTOSThe east clubhouse at Bentley Village. Community Business Expo Vendor List:AAA Auto Club Group AC Electric Achieva Credit Union American House Bonita Springs Bay Watch News Best Moving & Storage Best Technology Bonita Boarding Kennel and Pet Camp Bonita Community Health Center, Inc. Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce Bonita Springs Utilities, Inc. 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TOGETHER WE ARE DEDICATED TO PROVIDING OUR PERSONALIZED CONCIERGE SERVICE TO OUR BUYERS AND SELLERS. EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS Each o ce is independently owned and operated. GORDIE LAZICH239.777.2033 firstname.lastname@example.org MARK MARAN239.777.3301 email@example.com GORDIE LAZICH & MARK MARAN Imperial Golf Estates | $269,00013003 IMPERIAL PARK PLACE 5-L Quail Creek | $1,179,00013423 POND APPLE DRIVE EASTBanyan Woods | $399,9005070 BLAUVELT COURT 102 OPEN SUN 1-4 Include the parade (of homes) in your weekend plansThe Collier Building Industry Associations multi-site Parade of Homes takes place in 34 neighborhoods from Naples to Bonita Springs Friday through Sunday, March 10-12 and 17-19. Models will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Four London Bay Homes residences in Mediterra are open Saturday-Sunday only.) Whether you are looking for your next home, browsing for decorating ideas or simply interested in seeing the latest home designs and neighborhoods, there is no better way to do it than on the Parade of Homes, says Kathy Curatolo, CBIA executive vice president. The self-guided POH is open to the public. No tickets are required. This years POH showcases 80 fully decorated model homes constructed by 22 of Southwest Floridas premier homebuilders who are all members of CBIA. Homes have two, three and four bedrooms, large outdoor areas with pools and spas and range in size from 2,100 square feet to more than 5,800 square feet of living space. Prices begin in the low $200,000s (Lennars two-bedroom Bromelia model in Bonita National Golf & County Club) to more than $2.1 million (Florida Lifestyles Homes Casa Kae five-bedroom estate in Quail West). Models feature architecture and designer details such as tongue-andgroove, coffer and cove-lit ceilings, wood and stone flooring, granite and quartz counter tops, custom cabinetry and luxury finishes. Gift-wrapping rooms, pet bathing stations, home theaters, outdoor showers, super-organized closets, hand-painted murals and elaborate staircases are features that visitors will long remember. Often features that debut in the parade are modified and re-introduced to the general market, Ms. Curatolo says. For example, the common mudroom has begun to integrate a drop zone for purses, keys, mail and cell phones. The growing multi-generational market has spurred demand for dual master suites, she adds, and larger kitchens with This incomparable estate in Port Royal has wide water views of Buccaneers Bay, made even more expansive by walls of glass that disappear for 12,800 square feet of seamless indoor and outdoor living. The home comes fully furnished as designed by Godfrey Design Consultants. Details include bronzed sculptures of fire and water by the infinity pool, and murano glass pieces and other artwork commissioned specifically for the property. The spacious outdoor kitchen/bar and lanai has a keystone fireplace, and the master suite has his-and-her baths, a hand-carved marble tub and private dressing rooms. There are five additional guest suites and a total of 10 baths, along with a fivecar garage and magnificent gardens and landscaping. Frank Sajtar of William Raveis Real Estate has the listing for $16,900,000. To arrange a private showing, call 776-8382 or email Frank.firstname.lastname@example.org. WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017B14 | WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYREAL ESTATESEE POH, B17 House Hunting3600 Nelsons Walk
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 REAL ESTATE B15 Richard DrosteSales Associate239.email@example.comJacki Strategos, P.A. Sales Associate, GRI, CREN firstname.lastname@example.org premiersothebysrealty.comSothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. COVERED PARKING Dela Park #204 & #503 $585,000 & $875,000 Captivating Gulf views. This complex has many Amenities to enjoy and is a very social community. 2 dierent oor plans. Near beach. POPULAR COMPLEX Seawatch #104 $325,000 Desired 1st oor unit near Residents Beach. Open oor plan makes this unit feel larger. Bonus 2 lanais with is unit. 2 BR/2 BA. Close to everything. HURRICANE PROTECTION 1830 Menorca Court $810,000 Great curb appeal, large rooms, high ceilings and super light and airy. Open kitchen to breakfast nook and breakfast bar. Outdoor kitchen. Oversized garage. BOATERS DREAM LOCATION1660 Galleon Court $824,900 Wide water view w/quick out to Gulf. 3 BR/2 BA & plenty of bells & whistles that completes the ambience to this home. 24 tile, plenty of super high ceilings & doors Call today for appointment. DOWNING-FRYE REALTY BFOSTER435@COMCAST.NET 239.253.8001 VASARI & PALMIRA GOLF CLUB PROPERTIES PALMIRA GOLF CLUB 14670 Meravi Drive2,351 Square Feet $595,000 VASARI COUNTRY CLUB #1011,916 Square Feet $334,900 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! Downing-Frye Realty, Inc. WOW FACTOR One story 5 bedroom, Den and Bonus Room w/closetWilshire Lakes, Barron School District, Gated, low-fee @ Vanderbilt Beach Rd Listed by Jeff Helm 239-601-7875 Major addition and major remodeling done in recent years.Close to everything: Mercato, Dining, Shops, Schools and Livingston Rd.3906 Midshore Dr. Naples FL 34109 $819,000 Just Listed. Open 1-4 Sun. March 5 Florida Lifestyle Homes introduces the Casa Kae at Quail WestFlorida Lifestyle Homes has unveiled its newest furnished estate home, the Casa Kae, at Quail West Golf & Country Club. On a lake-view home site, the Casa Kae has four bedrooms plus a study and 5 baths in 5,820 square feet of air-conditioned living space. With two lanais, a covered entry and a four-car garage, the Casa Kae encompasses 9,080 square feet under roof. The Casa Kae is offered at $4,495,000, designer furnishings included. The great room design also has a formal dining room and a breakfast room with vanishing corner glass that opens to the lanai and pool. There is a separate wine storage room. The gourmet kitchen has a large island and a butlers pantry with an urban cultivator to provide the serious cook with the freshest of herbs. The study includes a unique secret room, accessed through a built-in cabinet with a passageway to a master bedroom closet. The entertainment room complete with a backlit bar has a card table, sitting area with chess, a television and a shuffleboard table. This room also features a vanishing corner of glass that opens to the lanai and pool. The master suite occupies one wing of the Casa Kae, providing a tranquil retreat for the owners. His-and-hers baths are connected by a walk-through shower. There is a free-standing soaking tub, a chromotherapy dry sauna and an outdoor shower in a private garden. Each of the three guest bedrooms has a walk-in closet and its own bath. Two of the guest suites access a courtyard garden with another outdoor shower. The expansive lanai looks over the lake with its large fountain that lights at night and shines a rainbow most of the day. The outdoor living space has a fully equipped kitchen, dining space, conversation area in front of a fireplace as well as a bar area with a television. A secluded fire pit at the back of the estate has a sidewalk that goes to the lanai and pool deck and a second sidewalk that lets guests enter their quarters to the house from the courtyard. FLH is also constructing a Cambridge floor plan home and a new Casa Kam design home at Quail West. The Cambridge is a four-bedroomplus-den, 4-bath home with 3,576 square feet of air-conditioned living area. Including a three-car garage and large covered outdoor living area, the home has 6,373 total square feet. It is priced at $1,750,000. FLH offers plans ranging from 3,342 to 5,820 square feet of air-conditioned living space in Quail West. The Casa Kam has four-bedrooms and 4 baths in 3,538 square feet of air-conditioned living area. With outdoor living area, three-car garage and covered entry, the home incorporates 5,984 total square feet. The Casa Kam is priced at $1,390,000. Completion of the Casa Kam and the Cambridge is expected within 60 days. Already completed and ready for buyers to move in, the Cambridge II employs the same open great room floor plan as the original Cambridge, with four bedrooms, 4 baths in 3,472 airconditioned square feet. It incorporates a three-car garage and outdoor living area for 6,217 total square feet. In this design, the expansive lanai with outdoor kitchen, fireplace and custom pool takes advantage of a private wooded homesite. The Cambridge II is priced at $1,695,000. For a tour of FLHs homes in Quail West, call Denise Ogden or Randy Frederick at 561-8022. For more information about Florida Lifestyle Homes, visit www.FloridaLifestyleHomes.com. Florida Lifestyle Homes Casa Kae at Quail West Golf & Country Club is available for $4,495,000, as furnished.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 B17 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 mult iple listing services, and may include approximations. All information is deemed accurate and neither suggests nor infers that Sothebys International Realty participated as either the listing or coope rating agent or broker in the sale or purchase of the properties depicted.baycolonyexperts.comparkshoreexperts.com Leah D. Ritchey 239.289.0433 email@example.com Amy Becker 239.272.3229 firstname.lastname@example.org PARK SHORE Le Rivage 17N $6,895,000 BAY COLONYToscana #1602 $2,288,000 Enclave #17 $6,350,000 (FURN.)PARK SHORE BAY COLONY356 Cromwell Court $4,995,000 PARK SHOREAria #704 $3,299,000 (FURN.) PRICE IMPROVEMENT 51 9TH STREET SOUTH NAPLES, FL 34102239.529.5737EXITREALTYSWFL.COMEXIT REALTY SW FLORIDAis pleased to announce our newest associates: Congratulations and welcome to the team! JOIN OUR TEAM!Contact Us Today! GROW HERE MORE THAN 100%!!! NO MONTHLY FEES FREE FREE NON-COMPETING BROKER FREE FULL POHFrom page 14breakfast areas or islands for dining are making formal dining rooms disappear. POH builders are: Ashton Woods, CalAtlantic Homes, D.R. Horton, Florida Lifestyle Homes, GL Homes, KTS Homes, Lennar Homes, London Bay Homes, Lundstrom Development Inc., Marvin Development Corp., McGarvey Custom Homes, Minto Communities, Neal Communities of Southwest Florida, Pulte Homes, Randall Mitchell Custom Homes, Seagate Development Group, Stock Development, Taylor Morrison, The Lutgert Comp anies/Lutgert Construction, Toll Brothers and WCI Communities. For more information, visit www. paradeofhomesnaples.com. REAL ESTATE NEWSMAKERSLara Bargar has joined AJS Realty Group Inc. as property management/ broker associate. Ms. Bargar has more than 15 years of experience in residential and commercial real estate, most recently as a leasing executive with Miromar Development Corp. Her duties at AJS include property management assignments as well as leasing. John R. Wood Properties welcomes the following real estate agents to its team: North Naples office Gary Alfonso, Robert Ducharme, John LaGalante, Ellen Mattis, Leslie Pastel and Gary Utech Central office Mary Beth Puzio, Kathryn Simpson and Lenore Vitale Bonita Springs office Patrick Sweeney Fifth Avenue office Sarah Theiss Royal Shell Real Estate recognizes the following top producers for the month of January: Naples Park Shore office Top listing producers team, The Roboci Team; top listings producer individual, Linda Ramsey; top sales producers team, The Boeglin Team; and top sales producers individual, Liz Biswurm Naples Fifth Avenue office Top listing producers Team, The Taranto Team; top listings producer individual, Zach Fischer; top sales producers team, The Taranto Team; and top sales producer individual, Gary Jaarda. Bonita office Top listing producers team, The Fischer Team; top listings producer individual, Robin Bennett; top sales producers team, The Lummis Team; and top sales producer individual, Sue Ellen Mathers Sanibel/Captiva office Top listing producers team, The McMurray & Nette Team; top listings producer individual, Cathy Rosario; top sales producers team, McMurray & Nette Team; and top sales producer individual, Sally Davies Fort Myers office Top listing producers team, is The Yergens, Miller & Welsh Team; top listings producer individual, Tina Tusack; top sales producers team, Yergens, Miller & Welsh Team; and top sales producers individual, Patti Testa
B18 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Sue@SueMyhelic.com SueMyhelic.com Cypress Woods Golf & C.C. $211,500 First- oor furnished 2BR, 2BA condo with golf equity. Awesome lake and golf course views and spa. Huntington Lakes $239,9002BR, 2BA condo in pristine condition. Incredible lake view, multiple upgrades, glass-enclosed lanai and more. See it today! Huntington Lakes $294,9002BR, 2BA plus den end unit. Custom upgrades, hurricane windows and sliders, glassed-in lanai for year-round comfort. FABULOUS LAKE VIEW! STEPS TO THE POOL & SPA! MAKE YOUR DREAM COME TRUE!NAR survey finds Gen X on the mend, more adult children living with boomer parents NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORSAn improving economy, multiple years of strong job growth and the notable increase in home values in most markets fueled a greater share of purchases from Generation X households over the past year. This is according to the National Association of Realtors 2017 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends study, which evaluates the generational differences of recent homebuyers and sellers. The survey additionally found that: A growing number of millennials and younger boomer buyers have children living at home. Student debt is common among Gen X and boomer households. More millennials are buying outside the city. And younger generations are more likely to use a real estate agent. Much of the spotlight in recent years has focused on the several challenges millennials face on their journey to homeownership. But lost in this discussion, according to NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun, are the numerous Gen X households who bought their first home, started a family and entered the middle part of their careers only to be rattled by job losses, falling home values and overall economic uncertainty during and after the Great Recession. This years survey reveals that debt and little or no equity in their home slowed many Gen X households from buying sooner. Recent Gen X buyers delayed buying longer than millennials because of debt, were the most likely generation to have previously sold a distressed property and were the generation most likely to want to sell earlier but couldnt because their home was worth less than their mortgage. Furthermore, Gen X buyers indicated they had the most student loan debt ($30,000). Gen X sellers median tenure in their previous home was 10 years, which puts many of them selling a property they bought right around the time home values were on the precipice of declining, Mr. Yun said. Fortunately, the much stronger job market and 41 percent cumulative rise in home prices since 2011 have helped a growing number build enough equity to finally sell and trade up to a larger home. More Gen X sellers are expected this year and are definitely needed to ease the inventory shortages in much of the country. The uptick in purchases from Gen X buyers this year (28 percent) was the highest since 2014 and up from 26 percent in 2016. Millennials were the largest group of recent buyers for the fourth consecutive year (34 percent), but their overall share was down slightly from a year ago (35 percent). Baby boomers were 30 percent of buyers, and the Silent Generation made up 8 percent.Make room for the kidsThis years survey also brought to light how the soaring cost of rent in many areas is likely influencing the decision of middle-aged parents to buy a home with their young adult children in mind. Younger boomers were the most likely to purchase a multi-generational home (20 percent; 16 percent in 2016), and the top reason for doing so was that children over 18 years old either moved back home or never left (30 percent; 27 percent in 2016). The job market is very healthy for young adults with a college education, but repaying student debt and dealing with ever-increasing rents on an entry-level salary are forcing many to either shackup with several roommates or move back home, Mr. Yun said. The trend of delayed household formation is one of the main contributors to the nations low homeownership rate, he added.Student debt updateDebt, particularly from student loans, appears to be a portion of the household budget of buyers in every generation. While millennials were the most likely to have student debt (46 percent), their typical balance ($25,000) was lower than Gen X buyers ($30,000). A combined 16 percent of younger and older boomer buyers also had student debt, with a median balance of more than $10,000 for each group. Among the share of buyers who said saving for a down payment was the most difficult task, millennials were most likely to cite student loans as the debt that delayed saving (55 percent), followed by Gen X (29 percent) and younger boomers (9 percent). Repaying student debt also appears to be slowing some current homeowners who went to graduate school and now can no longer afford to sell and trade up because of their loans, Mr. Yun said. Nearly a third of homeowners in a NAR survey released last year said student debt is preventing them from selling a home to buy a new one, he added.Heading to the suburbsSimilar to previous years, roughly two-thirds of millennial buyers are married. One aspect of their household that has changed is the number of children in them. In this years survey, 49 percent of millennial buyers had at least one child, which is up from 45 percent last year and 43 percent two years ago. With more kids in tow, the need for more space at an affordable price is increasingly pushing millennial buyers outside the city. Only 15 percent of millennial buyers bought in an urban area, which is down from 17 percent last year and 21 percent two years ago. Millennial buyers, at 85 percent, were the most likely generation to view their home purchase as a good financial investment, Mr. Yun said. These strong feelings bode well for even greater demand in the future as more millennials settle down and begin raising families. A significant boost in new and existing inventory will go a long way to ensuring the opportunity is there for more of them to reach the market.Millennial buyers and sellers overwhelmingly go online and use a real estate agent Regardless of age, buyers and sellers continue to see real estate agents as an integral part of a real estate transaction. In this years survey, nearly 90 percent of respondents said they worked with a real estate agent to buy or sell a home. This kept forsale-by-owner transactions down at their lowest share ever (8 percent). Not surprisingly, online and digital technology usage during the home search has increased in recent years. Although millennials and Gen X buyers were the most likely to go online during their search, they were also the most likely to buy their home using a real estate agent (92 percent and 88 percent, respectively). On the seller side, millennials were the most likely to use an agent (90 percent), followed closely by Gen X and younger boomer sellers (each at 89 percent). Online and mobile technology is increasingly giving consumers a glut of real estate data at their disposal, said NAR President William Brown. However, at the end of the day, buyers and sellers of all ages but especially younger and often DIY-minded consumers seek and value a Realtors ability to coach them through the complexities of a real estate transaction.NAR mailed a 132-question survey in July 2016 using a random sample weighted to be representative of sales on a geographic basis to 93,171 recent homebuyers. Respondents had the option to fill out the survey via hard copy or online; the online survey was available in English and Spanish. A total of 5,465 responses were received from primary residence buyers. After accounting for undeliverable questionnaires, the survey had an adjusted response rate of 5.9 percent. Heres how the survey defined generations: younger millennials, ages 26 and under; older millennials, ages 27-36; Generation X, ages 37-51; younger boomers, ages 52-61; older boomers, ages 62-70; and the Silent Generation, ages 71-91. For more information about NAR, visit www.nar.realtor.
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Have you ever wanted to live in the pristine heart of nature? Then Useppa Island should be your home. Located in the north sector of Pine Island Sound, 3 miles south of Boca Grand Pass, the Sound is a designated Aquatic Preserve. Floridas highest ranking, it is one of six aquatic preserves that make up the Charlotte Harbor complex of preserves. The Gasparilla Sound-Charlotte Harbor Preserve is located just north of Useppa and extends easterly to Burnt Store and Punta Gorda. Pine Island Sound is clean enough to support species that are sensitive to man-made pollutants, including oysters, clams and shrimp. The variety of finfish that call the Sound home range from the critically endangered Smalltooth Sawfish, to Grouper, Redfish, Snook, Snapper and many others. Heralded as the fishing capital of the state, there are also Tarpon, of course, the Silver King of game fish. The waters are bound by expansive mangrove forests and salt marshes that, not only, protect the estuary, but also serve as a nursery for a wide variety of bird life and marine life. Diverse and valuable, this habitat serves as sanctuary to 86 of Floridas endangered and threatened species. For birders, this location is a true gem. Sightings of rare birds such as the Roseate Spoonbill, Little Blue and Tricolored Herons, Reddish Egrets, Roseate Tern and the American Oystercatcher are common. Even more delightful: imagine looking at all compass points from your Useppa shoreline, knowing that the number of new rooftops in view are confined to minimal increases over the next century. The term protected takes on a whole new meaning when you consider becoming a part of the Perfect Nature of Useppa Island. Useppa Island. Find Yourself Here. Make your escape. Paradise Without A Passport! 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 3520 Village Walk Circle, #101 | Naples, FL 34109 | 239.596.2520 Serving North Naples and the Surrounding Area BRIAN CAREY | 239.370.8687KAREN CAREY | 239.216.8826 NaplesHomeMatch.comJOANNE CIESIELSKI 239.287.6732 Jciesielski@ipre.com VILLAGE WALK OF NAPLES VOTED 2016 COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION OF THE YEAR! VISIT US EVERY SUNDAY | 1PM-4PM OPEN HOUSES AND PERSONAL TOURSVILLAGE WALK TOWN CENTER is the focus of the communitys unique lifestylea lifestyle people dream aboutmeet friends for a swim, a workout or a set of tennis. Then, grab lunch or dinner at the on-site restaurant. Relax to soothing sounds of fountains or take a stroll around the many lakes and footbridges. 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. Now $299,900 VILLAGE WALK 4557 PASADENA COURT 4BR/3.5BA home with oversized homesite and lanai offering a resortstyle pool/spa with water feature. 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. Now $635,900 ISLAND WALK 5160 INAGUA WAY OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS! This single-family 4BR/3.5BA home is priced to sell quickly. Entertaining is a breeze in this nicely-appointed home that offers an open floor plan with large rooms and a screened lanai with custom pool and lake and Venetian bridge views. Hurricane shutters, newer A/C and hot water heater and new screen cage in 2008 offers the next owner peace of mind. Asking $499,900 ISLAND WALK 5151 INAGUA WAY This bright and light 2BR/2BA villa with 2-car attached garage is MOVE-IN READY! The home offers the EXTENDED version of the Capri model featuring 1,680 SF of living space under air, along with tile in all main living areas, newer carpet in the master and a screened lanai with peaceful water views. This home is the perfect size for a full-time resident or a seasonal snowbirds vacation home. Now $309,000 ISLAND WALK 3005 FUTUNA LANE NEW PRICE! NEW PRICE! GREAT BUY!
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B22 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 41 41 41Bonita Springs Bonita SpringsImmokalee RoadLivingston RoadBonita Beach Road3 Oaks PkwyCoconut RdOld U.S. 41Old U.S. 41Pine Ridge Road Golden Gate Pkwy. Davis BlvdCollier Blvd Collier Blvd Airport Pullimg RdGulf Shore Blvd.Park Shore Dr. Rattlesnake Hammock Road Goodlette Frank RoadVanderbilt Beach Road Radio Road Open Houses are Sunday 1-4, unless otherwise marked>$200,000 >$300,000 >$400,000 >$500,000 >$600,000 >$700,000 >$800,000 >$900,000 >$1,000,000 >$2,000,000 >$3,000,000 2 4 3 5 15 6 10 16 17 13 14 11 7 19 8 9 12 18 1 20 22 23 25 28 24 27 26 29 30 31 32 33 35 36*For illustration purposes only.Naples Marco Island >$4,000,000 >$6,000,000 >$19,000,000 37 40 42 45 41 44 43 46 47 49 50 34 39 48 51 38 52 53 54 55 56 21
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magicbelieve in BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.comn talking with John Sebastian, front man in the 1960s for The Lovin Spoonful, about his long and varied career as a musician, one would think that the stars aligned just for him to have a life of exploring what interested him and magically finding a niche to support whatever that was. A series of happy accidents, as he describes them, led him through the folk revival of the s, the rock era of the s, commercial work and solo exploration through the 0s and a few decades of pleasing himself through the s and to today. Through a cell phone connection between his home in Woodstock, N.Y., and Naples, he projects a sense of humility, jocularity and warmth uncommon in artists who have been grinding away for years, let alone decades. INSIDEARTS & ENTERTAINMENTNAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 | SECTION CWWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM Marco Island | 239.642.2222 Broad Avenue | 239.434.2424 Fifth Avenue | 239.434.8770 Estuary at Grey Oaks | 239.261.3148 Mystique at Pelican Bay | 239.598.9900 The Village | 239.261.6161 The Gallery in Central Naples | 239.659.0099 Vanderbilt | 239.594.9494 Residences at Mercato | 239.594.9400 Bonita Springs | 239.948.4000 Sanibel Island | 239.472.2735 Rentals | 239.262.4242 Love, betrayal and a bestsellerThe Swans of Fifth Avenue author Melanie Benjamin makes local appearances.C10 Best seen in 3DFilm critic Dan Hudak says Kong: Skull Island is big enough for the bucks. C15 Cuisine sceneFood writer Karen Feldman tucks into Catch 41 C35, and more dining news. C32-35 SEE BLUES, C20 Festival brings the blues back to Bonita SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYThe 11th annual Bonita Blues Festival brings nonstop blues to Riverside Park on Friday and Saturday, March 10-11. Its presented by Suncoast Credit Union and the Bonita Blues Charitable Foundation, which was founded by Bonita residents and blues aficionados Kevin and Jennifer Barry and Mike and Terry Pfeffer. The four put on the first Bonita Blues Festival in 2007; before the second annual festival happened, they had established the charitable foundation to ensure festival proceeds would always benefit community nonprofits. To date, the festival has generated $178,000 for local causes. This years beneficiaries are the Bonita Springs Assistance Office, the music therapy program at Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida and the Music for Minors Foundation. The music happens, rain or shine, from 1:30-9 p.m. Friday and from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $30 for Friday, $35 for Saturday and $50 for both days. Bands set up under the bandshell, and attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs, sunscreen/ umbrellas (although the forecast is clear), money for food/beverage vendors and happy feet so they can dance whenever the music inspires them. No pets or coolers will be allowed inside the gate. An ATM will be on site. Heres the lineup of musical acts: FRIDAY, MARCH 10 1:30-2:30 p.m. Brian James and the Revivals 3-4 p.m. Vanessa Collier 4:30-5:30 p.m. Idlewild South 6-7:15 p.m. The Dennis Jones Band 7:45-9 p.m. Studebaker John and The Hawks with special guest Rick Kreher No need toI Just make up your mind to catch The Lovin Spoonfuls John Sebastian Brian James and the Revival open the festival at 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 10. SEE SEBASTIAN, C22
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Multiple locations for convenient care We accept Medicare and most commercial insurance plans philJASONphiljreviews@gmail.com FLORIDA WRITERSA rooming house and an inn: Two visions of 1950s Boston Kenmore Square: A Novel by Carol June Stover. Champlain Avenue Books. 264 pages. Trade paperback, $13.99. Set in Boston during the 1950s and early 1960s, this curious coming-ofage tale involves unusual characters and several lifealtering secrets. Iris Apples world is rocked at the age of 10, when her mother is murdered. Iris suspects her crude and cruel father might very well be the murderer, but she has no way of acting on her suspicions. Nick Apple, son of a well-known Boston bookie, runs the Kenmore Square rooming house where the family lives among the down and out boarders. One boarder is very special: Madame Charlemagne, a once-popular performer who has become a recluse. The aging cabaret singer and young Iris assist and console one another in various ways. As the years go by, Iris more and more feels an obligation to herself. At 18, soon after graduation from high school, this lovely but lonely girl with no suitors determines to find out what or who caused her mothers death. The search requires that she first find out more about her mothers life. To accomplish her ends, Iris needs to make several trips from the bare bones rooming house to the elegant Wellesley Inn where her mother had worked before marrying Nick. The owner-operator is Buffy, who had been her mothers best friend. Iris learns a lot from Buffy and in this way comes closer to understanding her mother who, as it turns out, was not murdered by Nick. Iris also learns that the Wellesley Inn has fallen on hard times, though it is still well maintained. Buffys health begins to fail, and while there is a chance for Iris to follow the dream of working there, she feels she owes Nick something to atone for her suspicions. Still, it isnt long before she and Madame Charlemagne are working and residing at the inn. The catalyst for these changes is Buffys son, a lawyer without a practice who had been estranged from Buffy but now feels a need to set the inn back on its feet and repair the relationship with his fragile mother as well. I will not deny that romance is on the way and none too soon. Perhaps the authors finest accomplishment in this novel is how well she has captured the spirit of the times and the place. Mid-20th century Boston is hardly ancient history, but it is still a long journey back from the present. The echoes of gangster life, working-class life and lives of dignity and refinement are conjured via the ongoing contacts between rooming house and inn, between Madame Charlemagnes past and present and between the brutish Nick and the caring and ethical Michael. There are a few other well-drawn characters, the most notable of which is Iriss Aunt Bea, who does her best to improve the management of the rooming house, soften Nicks manner and educate Iris in a way that prepares her for adult life. Iris, who is the storys narrator, is best characterized by the actions she takes to help Madame Charlemagne get over her fears of leaving her quarters at the rooming house. This change requires a series of delicate steps for which Iris seeks and acts upon good advice. Madame and Bea have been different kinds of mother figures for Iris, shaping the capable woman she becomes.About the authorCarol June Stover (Carol June Gibbs) grew up in northern New Jersey and graduated with highest honors from the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration. She launched her marketing career in Boston, where she held executive positions with hotel groups including Sonesta Hotels, Inn America Corporation, Hotels of Distinction and The Saunders Hotel Group. Her early books three nonfiction titles about dolls and two novels. Current River Redemption won an IPPY Award for Southern Fiction, and Surviving 26th Street received Reader Views 2014 first place award for literary fiction and the 2015 Beverly Hills Book Award for literary fiction. Ms. Stover and her husband reside in Fort Myers and in Sandwich, Mass. Find out more about her and her books at www. amazon.com/Carol-June-Stover. 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. STOVER nd n n d a l w s s f including I n p o T G th ti t t w R i w o f or ti o 26t R ea fir s lite r 201 5 Aw a ti on M hu sb
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Eric Golubs Jewish Lunacy is a spiritual journey that weaves love of Judaism with love of family in a story or trying to obey religious laws amid the secular temptations of the world around us. William Novak, co-creator of the Big Book of Jewish Humor, will discuss Die Laughing: Killer Jokes for Newly Old Folks, his laugh-out-loud look at growing older. Mr. Novak is also a ghostwriter who has served as co-author of the best-selling memoirs of Lee Iacocca, Tip ONeill, Nancy Reagan, Oliver North, Magic Johnson and Tim Russert. Each author will discuss his book and then take questions from the audience. The afternoon is sponsored by Naples Jewish Congregation. Other sponsors of the 2017 Collier County Jewish Book Festival, which began in early January and brought 20 authors to town for 12 events, were: Barnes & Noble, Florida Weekly, Hadassah, the Hilton Naples, the Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida, the Jewish Book Council, the Jewish Federation of Collier County, Jewish Family & Community Services of Southwest Florida, Naples Jewish Congregation, PFLAG, U.S. Bank/The Private Client Reserve and Womens Cultural Alliance. For tickets to the March 13 program or more information, call the Jewish Federation of Collier County at 263-4205 or email email@example.com. Nonfiction author series wraps up with marine scientist Ellen PragerThe fourth annual Nonfiction Author Lecture Series presented by Friends of the Library of Collier County wraps up Monday, March 20, with marine scientist Ellen Prager, Ph.D. In Sex, Drugs and Sea Slime: The Oceans Oddest Creatures and Why They Matter, Ms. Prager reveals that hidden beneath the seas waves are a staggering abundance and variety of active creatures engaged in the never-ending struggles of life: to reproduce, eat and avoid being eaten. Doors open at 9 a.m. for continental breakfast at the Country Club of Naples. The program begins at 9:30 a.m. Tickets are $45 for Friends of the Library of Collier County members, $55 for others. To buy tickets or for more information, call Marlene Kern at 262-8135, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.collier-friends.org.
C4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY BY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ oridaweekly.com Gulf Coast Symphony and Broadway Palm join forces to present the Tony Awardand Pulitzer Prize-winning South Pacific at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall the way it was originally meant to be experienced: with a full orchestra performing the score. While the symphony makes the music (with lead singers from Broadway and national touring shows), the theater supplies everything from rehearsal space to costumes to ensemble members and child performers. Its a complete production, a fully staged show, says Andrew Kurtz, Gulf Coast Symphony music director and conductor. Youll hear these amazing orchestrations the way it was (originally) imagined by Rodgers and Hammerstein, the way they wrote it. The 44-piece orchestra will be right onstage with the actors/singers/dancers. The musicians are not in the pit, Mr. Kurtz explains, because its not big enough to accommodate the full orchestra. Fully staged means there will be costumes, props and visual elements. Though there are no walls, there is a stage designer. To present a locale, images will be projected onto a screen. The show is part of Gulf Coast Symphonys Great American Musical series, which last year included Carousel in a similar production. Next year: Oklahoma! We want people to experience (these shows) the way our parents and grandparents did, Mr. Kurtz says, adding, Right now Im on a Rodgers and Hammerstein kick. South Pacific is one of the maestros favorite Richard Rodgers musicals. It has some lush melodies and really creative lyrics, he says. It also has one of his favorite songs: Youve Got to Be Carefully Taught. What makes a work a masterpiece and a great work whether its literature or a painting in a museum or a book is not only was it a great piece of art at the time it was created, but whether it has withstood the test of time and still speaks to a contemporary audience, he says. South Pacific, with its message about overcoming ones inherent biases and hatreds and bigoted attitudes, was considered radical for its time. But its still as relevant today as it was in 1949, he says.Dealing with prejudiceTwo characters in the musical have to deal with their own prejudices: Ensign Nellie Forbush from Arkansas, who falls in love with Emile de Becque, only to discover that he had had a Polynesian wife and his children are part Polynesian; and Lieutenant Cable, who falls in love with Bloody Marys daughter, Liat, a Tonkinese woman, but realizes she wouldnt be accepted back in his hometown of Philadelphia. The lieutenant sings Youve Got to Be Carefully Taught. Basically: you have to be taught to hate, Mr. Kurtz says about the message in the song. These are not things we are born with, these biases. The way we look at the world is not built into our DNA. Youre trained to have these attitudes. When South Pacific was touring in the 1950s, several cities in the South insisted the song be pulled from the show. But Mr. Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein refused to censor their work. When Mr. Kurtz chose the show probably back in December 2015, he says, way before the election he knew the message still rang true, but he didnt know it would be front and center across the country come March 2017. More than any other time in our history, (the message) is important, with whats going on, he says. This country has become so divided that we cant have civil discourse with people who have different views. Thats the irony for me, as a producer. When I chose it, how was I to know? Beloved classicsSouth Pacific contains many beloved classics, among them: Some Enchanted Evening, Im In Love With a Wonderful Guy, Bali Haii, Happy Talk, Younger Than Springtime, Im Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair and There is Nothing Like a Dame. The orchestra loves performing the numbers, he says. Its way more than doing a concert. We turn ourselves into a musical theater company for two weeks. Will Prather, executive producer of Broadway Palm and collaborator on the project, gives all the credit to the maestro. This is Andrews brainchild, he says. Over the years, Ive worked with Andrew on a wide variety of projects. Hes always looking to produce new and different approaches to genres associated with either orchestra or musical theater. Hes always thinking outside the box. Last year, Mr. Prather says, Mr. Kurtz called him for some assistance with Carousel. I was able to come in at the last minute and help out, he says. What I provide is resources to assist him with producing. As Broadway Palm had previously performed South Pacific, the theater had the costumes and many of the props. And while Mr. Kurtz hires top-notch talent for all the leads, he says, the Broadway Palm team helped with some local casting for the ensemble and child actors. Mr. Kurtz has cast Jeremy Webb and Matt Chandler as Luther Billis and Emile De Becque, respectively. Mr. Webb created the role of Francesco Andreini in The Glorious Ones at Lincoln Center Theatre and received a Drama Desk Award for his performance in Off-Broadways Tabletop. Mr. Chandler was last seen on Broadway in the Stephen Sondheim tribute Children and Art and appeared in the City Center Encores! production of The Ziegfeld Follies of 1936. Siri Howard, who plays Ensign Nellie Forbush, appeared on Broadway in Les Miserables (covering the roles of Fantine and C osette) and The Sound of Music.A theatrical feastAs the symphony and the dinner theater cross-promote South Pacific between their patrons, Mr. Prather admits some have been a bit confused, mistakenly thinking the show will be held at the Broadway Palm, or calling the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall and asking if the evening includes a buffet dinner. The show is at the Mann Hall, and ticketholders cannot order a meal. But regardless, seeing South Pacific with a full orchestra promises to be a feast in itself. South Pacific as it was meant to be South Pacific>> Who: Gulf Coast Symphony and Broadway Palm Theatre >> When: 8 p.m. Friday, March 10, and 7 p.m. Saturay, March 11 >> Where: The Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers >> Cost: $69, $55, $42 >> Info: 481-4849 or www.GulfCoastSymphony.org Normand Caissie, Matthew Ryder, Daniel Martinez, Jeremy Webb, Wesley Boozer and Ryan Scanlon are part of the big production.(Bloody Mary) Claudia Chapa, (Lt. Joseph Cable) Marc Koeck and (Liat) Marissa Buchheit. Gulf Coast Symphony, Broadway Palm join forces for two enchanting eveningsVANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLY
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C6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOTHEATERSomething Rotten! The Broadway production is at ArtisNaples March 15-19. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Driving Miss Daisy By The Marco Players March 15-April 2 at The Marco Players Theater. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or www.themarcoplayers.com. Men Are Dogs By Island Theater Company March 16-20 and April 19-23 at the Marco Island Historical Museum. 180 S. Heathwood Drive, Marco Island. 394-0080 or www.theateronmarco.com. 9 to 5: The Musical By TheatreZone through March 19 at the G&L Theatre. 13275 Livingston Road. (888) 9663352 or www.theatrezone-florida.com. My Fair Lady By The Naples Players through April 2 at Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org. The Hound of the Baskervilles By Gulfshore Playhouse through March 12 at The Norris Center. (844) 811-4111 or www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org. Play On! By the Laboratory Theater of Florida March 10-April 1 at the Kiwanis Hall. 1634 Woodford Ave. 218-0481 or www.laboratorytheaterflorida.com.Ma Raineys Black Bottom By Theatre Conspiracy through March 11 at the Alliance for the Arts. 10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers. 936-3239 or www.theatreconspiracy.org. Shear Madness By Florida Repertory Theatre through March 12 in the ArtStage Studio Theatre, Fort Myers. 332-4488 or www.floridarep.org.THURSDAY3.9Shell of a Time Marco Island Shell Club hosts its 37th annual Shell Show & Shell Art Sale with juried exhibits, contests, a live tank presentation and more from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today through Saturday, March 11, at United Church of Marco. $2. 320 North Barfield Drive. email@example.com or www.marcoshellclub.com. Lifelong Learning Naples Botanical Garden hosts a lecture on growing plumeria from 10-11:30 p.m. $15 for members, $20 for others. 643-7275 or www. naplesgarden.org. Pearl of Tuscany FGCUs Renaissance Academy hosts a lecture about Siena, Italy from 1:30-3 p.m. at the universitys Naples campus. $20 for members, $29 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or www.fgcu.edu. FRIDAY3.10Author Lunch Friends of the Library of Collier County hosts a luncheon with author Jonathan Hayes (A Hard Death) at noon at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. $140-$180. 262-8135 or www.collier-friends.org. Blues Fest Bonita Springs Blues Festival kicks off at 1:30 p.m. today and continues from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, March 11, at Riverside Park with performances by Samantha Fish Band, Cedric Burnside Project, Idlewild South, Vanessa Collier and more. $30$50. www.bonitablues.com. Masterworks Naples Philharmonic performs Mahlers Symphony No. 4 at 8 p.m. tonight and Saturday, March 11. 5971900 or www.artisnaples.org. 384-9205 or www.naplesmusicclub.com.Classic Film FGCUs Renaissance Academy screens The Maltese Falcon (1941) at 2 p.m. at the universitys Naples campus. A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette. $6 for members, $8 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or www.fgcu.edu. Moonlight in the Swamp Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary hosts extended hours where guests can enjoy boardwalk tours, educational presentations, art and live music under the stars from 5:30-9 p.m. Regular admission applies. 349-9151 or www.corkscrew.audubon.org. Wonder-ful Night A cappella group m-pact performs the music of Stevie Wonder at 6 and 8:30 p.m. at Artis Naples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Piano Concert Naples Music Club hosts a performance of dance music from West Side Story and Souvenirs featuring two pianos at 7 p.m. at Euro Pianos Naples. $50. 12980 Tamiami Trail N. 384-9205 or www.naplesmusicclub.com. Vocal Concert Classical ensemble O Solo Trio performs selections from Pavarotti to pop at 8 p.m. at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $35-$45.10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www. artcenterbonita.org. Opera Night Opera Naples presents Catans Rappaccinis Daughter at 8 p.m. tonight and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 12, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. 2408 Linwood Ave. 963-9050 or www.operanaples.org.Moonlight Ride Collier-Seminole State Park hosts night time canoe trips from 8:30-10:30 p.m. tonight through Saturday, March 10-11. $35, reservations required. 20200 Tamiami Trail E. 3943397 or www.floridastateparks.org. SATURDAY3.11Muddin Big Cypress National Preserve hosts swamp walks at 10 a.m. each Saturday where guests can tramp through cypress trees and swamp grass prairies. Free, but reservations required. 33100 Tamiami Trail E. 695-2000 or www.nps.gov.Art in the Park Naples Artcrafters members display and sell their works from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fleischmann Park. Free. www.naplesartcrafters.com. Fiddler on the Stage Fiddler J. Robert performs at noon at The Marco Players Theater. $20, lunch included. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or www. themarcoplayers.com. Art Show Goodland Arts Alliance hosts the fifth annual Harbor Arts & Music Festival with vendors, handcrafted foods and live music from JRobert Houghtaling, Merrill and more from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Margood Harbor Park in Goodland. 6420528 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Irish Eyes The 41st annual St. Patricks Day Parade steps off in downtown Naples at 11 a.m. www.naplesparade.com. Artist Meet-and-Greet Artist Christine Reichow holds court in the gift shop from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Naples Botanical Garden. 643-4737 or www. naplesgarden.org. Art Chat Betty Newman Art at The Olde Shoppes of Marco hosts a talk with a local artists at 1 p.m. each Saturday. 784-4486 or www.bettynewmanart.com. Art After Dark The seven art galleries at Crayton Cove invite the public to enjoy work by local artists and enjoy lie music from 6-9 p.m. www.galleriesofcraytoncove.com. Guy from Ipanema Grammy winning and Oscar-nominated producer and composer Sergio Mendes performs his Brazilian flavored works at 7:30 p.m. at Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center. $59-$99. 11515 B onita Beach Road. 389-6901 or www.swflpac.com. A Better Man Clint Black performs at 8 p.m. at Seminole Casino Immokalee. (800) 2180007 or www.moreinparadise. com. Funny Guy Comedian Brandon T. Jackson (Big Mommas House, Tropic Thunder) performs tonight and Sunday, March 12, at Off the Hook Comedy Club. 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 3896901 or www.offthehookcomedy.com. SUNDAY3.12Om in the Garden Greenmonkey yoga hosts an outdoor session at 10 a.m. at Naples Botanical Garden. $10 for members, $20 for others. 643-4737 or www.naplesgarden.org. Art Fest Head to Left Bank Art Fest from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Esplanade on Marco Island to see a juried art show featuring works in glass, sculpture, painting, photography and more. 769 N. Collier Blvd. 537-5921 or email@example.com. Om in the Garden Bend, stretch and breathe with an instructor from greenmonkey yoga starting at 10 a.m. at Naples Botanical Garden. $10 for members, $20 for others. 643-7275 or www. naplesgarden.org. Free Concert Dixieland Jazz Band performs at 2 p.m. at Cambier Park. 2631113 or www.naplesdixielandjazzband.com. Jazz in the Garden The Dan Miller-Lew Del Gatto Quartet performs from 2-4 p.m. at Naples Botanical Garden. Free with admission. 643-7275 or www.naplesgarden.org.Foreign Film FGCUs Renaissance Academy screens I Wish (Japan, 2011) at 2 p.m. at the universitys Naples campus. Twelve-year-old Koichi, who has been separated from his brother Ryunosuke due to his parents divorce, hears a rumor that the new bullet trains will precipitate a wish-granting miracle when they pass each other at top speed. $6 for members, $8 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or www.fgcu.edu. Choral Concert Voices of Naples presents Homeward Bound at 3 p.m. at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church. Free, but freewill offering appreciated. 28290 Beaumont Road. 455-2582 or www.voicesofnaples.org. Chamber Concert Soprano Sunhae Im and pianist Vladimir Feltsman perform works by Mahler, Zemlinsky and more at 3 p.m. at ArtisNaples. 5971900 or www.artisnaples.org. Irish Eyes The Knights of Columbus at St. Finbarr Catholic Church hosts its annual Irish Gala for Charity with performances by Cliff Erickson and Celtic Spirit School of Irish Dance at 7 p.m. at the parish c enter. $15. 3520 Tamiami Trail E. 775-2876 or www.stfinbarr.org. American Music Michael Feinstein performs classics from the Great American Songbook at 7 p.m. at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Jewish Film Beth Tikvahs Naples Jewish Film Festival screens The Womens Balcony (2016) at 7:30 p.m. at Sugden Community Theater. A bar mitzvah mishap causes a gendered rift in an Orthodox community in Jerusalem. Subscriptions start at $100. 434-1818 or www.naplesjewishfilmfestival.org. MONDAY3.13Holocaust Lecture Hodges University hosts a lecture about the Red Cross adopted policy of ignoring the genocide implemented by the Nazis from 10 a.m. to noon, $10. 2647 Professional Way. 598-6153 or www.hodges.edu. Free Kids Films Pavilion Paragon Theater provides a free screening of kids movies 10 a.m. today through Friday, 17. The line-up includes The Bee Movie, Ice Age: Collision Course, How to Train Your Dragon, Home Alone and Horton Hears A Who. 833 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 596-0008 or www.paragontheaters.com. The national tour of the Broadway hit Something Rotten! plays Thursday through Sunday, March 16-19, at ArtisNaples. Brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom are desperate to create a theater smash but they have to compete with hit-maker William Shakespeare. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Grammy winner Sergio Mendes brings his Brazilian bossa nova beat to the Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center in Bonita Springs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 11. 3896901 or www.swflpac.com.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7 3.15 Whether your ancestors came from the Emerald Isle or not, celebrate Irish pride at the 41st annual Naples St. Patricks Day Parade starting at 11 a.m. Saturday on Third Street South. See story on page A1. www.naplesparade.com Wh e t h e r y o u r a n c e s t o r s c a m e f r o m t h e Goodland Arts Alliance hosts the fifth annual Harbor Arts & Music Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Margood Park. Pictured here is Its All about The Water by photographer Colleen Provost. See story on page C19. www.goodlandartsalliance.com G o o dl a n dA r t s Alli a n c e h o s t s t h e fif t h G o o dl a n dA r t s Alli a n c e h o s t s t h e fif t h CAPA presents The Apollo Trio, featuring pianist Richard Bosworth, violinist Ming Gao and cellist Si-Cheng Liu in a program of music from Mendelssohn to Robert Plant at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. www.capacenter.org 3.11 Country crooner Clint Black performs at 8 p.m. Saturday at Seminole Casino Immokalee. www.moreinparadise.com Gardner Colby Gallery hosts an opening reception for its newest exhibition, In a Cuban Mood, featuring works by Timothy Horn (Havana Special, shown here) and Stan Moeller from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday. www.gardnercolbygallery.com3.11-12 Countrycrooner Countrycrooner ClintBlack performsat8 k performsat8 3.11 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GODoc Screening The Carlisle screens Town Teams: Bigger than Baseball, featuring baseball historian and facility resident Dorothy Mills, at 11:30 a.m. Free, but reservations required. 6945 Carlisle Court. 591-2200. Book Talk Collier County Jewish Book Festival hosts a talk with humorists Eric Golub (Jewish Lunacy) and William Novak (Die Laughing) at 1 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Greater Naples. 6340 Napa Woods Way. 263-4205 or www.jewishbookfestival.org.Lifelong Learning Naples Botanical Garden hosts a workshop on growing tropical fruit from 1-2:30 p.m. $15 for members, $20 for others. 643-4737 or www.naplesgarden.org. With the Fishes FGCUs Renaissance Academy host a lecture about how whales and fish communicate from 1:30-3 p.m. at the universitys Naples campus. $20 for members, $25 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or www.fgcu.edu. Foreign Film Italian Cultural Society screen Night of the Shooting Stars (Italy, 1982) at 6:45 p.m. at The Norris Center. Italians flee their town on the Night of San Lorenzo a night when dreams come true when they hear Nazis plan to destroy it. $5. 755 Eighth Ave. S. 434-3323 or www.italianculturalsociety.com. Films for Film Lovers Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens Finding Vivian Maier (2013) at 7 p.m. A documentary on the late Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one of the most accomplished street photographers. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Do You Believe in Magic? The Lovin Spoonfuls John Sebastian performs at 8 p.m. today and Tuesday, March 14, at G&L Theatre. $55-$175. 13275 Livingston Road. (888) 966-3352 or theatrezone-florida.com. Master Class Opera Naples invites the public to witness Opera legend Renata Scotto coaches Opera Naples students at 8 p.m. $19-$69. 2408 Linwood Ave. 963-9050 or www.operanaples.org. Big Band Concert The Stardust Memories Big Band performs Sinatra standards from 7-9 p.m. at Cambier Park. Free. 823-7240.TUESDAY3.14Lifelong Learning Naples Botanical Garden hosts a lecture about leaf form diversity from 10-11 a.m. $15 for members, $20 for others. 643-4737 or www.naplesgarden.org. Pup Patrol Naples Botanical Gardens welcomes dogs from 8-11 a.m. each Tuesday, 3-5 p.m. each Thursday and 9-11:30 a.m. each Sunday. Free for members dogs, $9.95 for other pooches. 6434737 or www.naplesgarden.org. Chamber Concert The Apollo Trio featuring violinist Ming Gao, cellist Si-Cheng Liu and pianist Richard Bosworth present a concert entitled Serious Musicianship and a Sense of Fun! at 7:30 p.m. at Wang Opera Center. $10-$40. 2408 Linwood Ave. 775-2800 or www.capacenter.org. Classical Concert St. Johns Episcopal Church hosts a chamber concert featuring works by Mendelssohn and Schumann at 4 p.m. $30, reservations recommended. 500 Park Shore Drive. 596-5404. 3.14
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WHAT TO DOHello, Fresh The NCH Farmers Market posts up at the hospitals North Naples campus from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. www.nchmd.org.Nature Talk Author Nick Penniman leads a talk about the history of the western Everglades at 6:30 p.m. at Conservancy of Southwest Florida. Free for members, $10 for others. 403-4207 or www.conservancy.org.WEDNESDAY3.15Cruisin Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosts an eco-cruise to Rookery Bay to explore its ecological history from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. $20-$47. 213-2500 or www.conservancy.org. Funny Guys FGCUs Renaissance Academy hosts a lecture about the comic duo Laurel and Hardy from 10 a.m. to noon at the universitys Naples campus. $24 for members, $29 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or ww.fgcu.edu. Art Reception Naples Depot Museum hosts an opening reception for its newest exhibition of photographer O. Winston Links black-and-white shots of old locomotives from 5-7 p.m. Free. 262-6525 or www.colliermuseums.com. Art Reception Gardner Colby Gallery hosts a reception for its latest exhibition, In A Cuban Mood, from 5:307:30 p.m. Free, but reservations required. Book Party Author Bill Schnorbach launches his latest book, Shining Path, from 6-8 p.m. at Fifth Avenue Coffee Shop. 572-1053 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Guitar Concert Patchouli & Terra Guitarra perform at 8 p.m. at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $25. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www. artcenterbonita.org. COMING UPLifelong Learning Naples Botanical Garden hosts a lei-making workshop from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, March 16. $15 for members, $20 for others. 643-4737 or www.naplesgarden.org. Jazz Affair Jazz couple Rebecca Richardson and Dan Heck perform at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at Marco Island Center for the Arts. $25. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or www. naplesjazz.com. Artist Talk Ave Marias Canizaro Library hosts a chat with the artists like Muffy Clark Gill, Joan Sonnenberg and other artists featured in its exhibition of works by Florida artists at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 16. Free. 280-2557 or www. floridaartistsgroup.com. Python Party Burmese python expert Ian Bartoszek hosts a talk about how the invasive predator is making itself at home in Southwest Florida at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at The Naples Zoo. Free for members, $10 for others. 262-5409 or www.napleszoo.com. Moonlight on the Marsh Florida Gulf Coast University hosts a lecture by aquatic biologist Joan B. Rose titled Monitoring for Water Quality and Health at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at Naples Botanical Garden. Free, but registration encouraged. 325-1365 or www.fgcu.edu. Sharp Dressed Men ZZ Top and Edgar Winter Band perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at Germain Arena. $50-$100. 9 48-7825 or www.germainarena.com. Fair Play Collier County Agricultural Fair and Exposition returns with livestock competitions, carnival rides, musical guests and much more from March 16-26 at Collier County Fairgrounds. Check website for full schedule. 455-1444 or www.collierfairgrounds.com. Chamber Jazz A classical jazz quartet featuring flute, violin, viola and cello performs from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $25. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Lonely Boy Paul Anka performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 16, at Seminole Immokalee Casino. $125. (800) 218-0007 or www.moreinparadise.com. Dinner Cruise Gulfshore Opera hosts a St. Patricks Day dinner cruise aboard the Naples Princess where guests will enjoy Irish food, music and traditions at 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 17. $125. 550 Port O Call Way. 529-3925 or www.gulfshoreopera.org. Bluegrass Concert Swinging Bridge performs at 7 p.m. Friday, March 17, at The Norris Center. $20 in advance, $22 at the door. 213-3029 or www.davidparmley.com. Frankly Funny Comedian and actor Frank Blocker performs monologues, improv, songs and more in an interactive performance at 8 p.m. Friday, March 17, at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $15. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 395-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Get Your Engine Running Koreshan State Historic Site hosts an antique engine and quilt show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 18-19. Free with entry fee. 992-0311 or www. floridastateparks.org. Art Fair Naples Art Association presents the 30th annual Downtown Naples Festival of the Arts from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 18. Free. 2626517 or www.naplesart.org. Art ALIVE The Naples Art District, located behind Airport-Pulling and Pine Ridge Roads, opens its 40 galleries and studios to the public from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 18. 596-5059 or www.naplesartdistrict.com. Calusa Days Historian Marya Repko hosts a talk about how Native Americans and European settlers considered the Everglades at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at the Gulf Coast Ranger Station at Everglades National Park. Free. 815 Oyster Bar Lane, Everglades City. 695-3311 or nps.gov.Telltale Heart Folk singer Chuck Brodsky performs with Elizabeth Lockhart from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at House of Gaia. $20. 1660 Trade Center Way. 272-6152 or www.houseofgaia.org. R&B Night Sounds of Soul perform hits from The Temptations, Aretha Franklin, Lionel Richie, Tina Turner at more at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at The Norris Center. $25. 755 Eighth Ave. S. 213-3058 or www.naplesgov.com. Spring Concert Violinists Wanchi Huang and Max Rabinovitsj perform with the Naples Orchestra and Chorus at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 18, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 19, at Golden Gate High School. 2925 Titan Way. 298-7911 or www.naplesorchestraandchorus.com.Opera Concert Opera Naples students who participating in sessions with legendary vocalist Renata Scotto perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at the Wang Opera Center. $19-$69. 2408 Linwood Ave. 963-9050 or www.operanaples.org.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 C9 AUTHENTIC RECIPES. FRESH INGREDIENTS. 4255 TAMIAMI TRAIL NORTH | NAPLES, FL 34103 239.302.1444 | www.felipestaqueria.com @FELIPESNAPLES Reservations Accepted; Call 239.302.1444 COMPLIMENTARY MARGARITAPresent ad to receive one house margarita with purchase of food. Expires 3/31/17. HAVE YOU TRIED OUR FAMOUS MARGARITAS YET? HAPPY HOUR $3 Mexican Beer NOW OPENFOR LUNCHPRIME RIBSPECIAL $21.95Come Enjoy Our WHERE TO GOTribute Concert The McCartney Years performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $45-$55. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 4958989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Stargazing Look up with the Everglades Astronomical Society and enjoy constellation tours, telescopes and an interpretative presentation starting at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at CollierSeminole State Park. Free with park entry fee. 20200 Tamiami Trail E. 3943397 or www.floridastateparks.org. Free Concert Gulf Coast Big Band performs at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 19, at Cambier Park. 877-6090 or www.gulfcoastbigband.com. Choral Concert Carthage College Womens Ensemble performs works by Bach, Bartok, Parker, Shaw and more at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 19, at Shepherd of the Glades Lutheran Church. Free, donations appreciated. 6020 Rattlesnake-Hammock Road. email@example.com. Jewish Film Beth Tikvahs Naples Jewish Film Festival screens Time to Say Goodbye (2015) at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 19, at Sugden Community Theater. A 12-year-old boy enlists the help of his friends to win the heart of his new female rabbi as he deals with the fallout of his parents divorce. Subscriptions start at $100. 434-1818 or www. naplesjewishfilmfestival.org.Lunch & Learn Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center hosts a lecture titled The Epigenetics Revolution Reaches the Ocean at noon on Tuesday, March 21. $10 for members, $15 for others. Includes lunch. 300 Tower Road. 530-5940 or www.rookerybay.org. Edible Art Naples Art Association pairs sculptor Joel Shapses with chef Pyro Rodriguez of Crave Culinaire for Dinner with the Artist from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, at NAA headquarters. $125. 585 Park St. 262-6517 or www.naplesart.org. A Poem Is Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs hosts A Celebration of Poetry with nationally recognized poets Dr. Catalina Monterrosa and Abbott Ikeler reading their own works from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 21. Free. 26100 Old 41 Road. 495-8989 or www. artcenterbonita.org. Funny Lady Carol Burnett performs at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers. 481-4849 or www.bbmannpah.com. Free Film Mercato screens School of Rock on the lawn at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, March 21. 254-1080 or www.mercatoshops.com.Pioneering Women Local historian Marya Repko leads a lecture about women who settled and protected The Everglades at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, at Collier County Museum. Free. 3331 Tamiami Trail E. 252-8242 or www.colliermuseums.com. Cruisin The Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosts a mangrove cruise with expert Kathy Worley from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, March 23. $20-$47. 213-2500 or www.conservancy.org. Meet the Author Barnes & Noble hosts author Kelly Parsons (Under the Knife) at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 23. 598-5200 or www.bn.com. String Concert The Henschell String Quartet performs with guest pianists Catherine Lan and Cesar Franck at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $19-$59. 2408 Linwood Ave. 963-9050 or www. operanaples.org.One-Man Show Playwright and actor Chaz Palmintieri presents A Bronx Tale at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at Seminole Immokalee Casino. $50. (800) 218-0007 or www.moreinparadise.com. Nature Chat Humorist and natural history author Charles Sobczak will discuss the changing face of nature and sign some books while guests enjoy beer and ceviche from Coastal Peruvian at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at Everglades Wonder Gardens. $15 for members, $25 for others. 27180 Old 41 Road. 992-2591 or www.evergladeswondergardens.org. Concert Jonathan Edwards performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $30-$40. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Book Sale Friends of the Bonita Springs Library host a book sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 24-25, in the librarys meeting room. 26876 Pine Ave. 533-4860 or firstname.lastname@example.org.See Food, Eat Food The Marco Island Seafood and Music Festival returns lots of shellfish, music, beer and more at 11 a.m. Friday, March 24, and continuing through the weekend at Veterans Community Park. $10-$16. 393-1350 or www.marcoislandseafoodandmusicfestival.com. Full of Grace Late Nite Catechism returns with Sisters riotous and righteous take on sins and sensibilities at 6 and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 24-25, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Bonita Party Celebrate Bonita! takes place with family activities, food vendors and musical performances by four-time Grammy nominee Joe Nichols, The Ben Allen Band, Sarah Hadekah and more from 2-9 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at Riverside Park. Free. 949-6262 or www.cityofbonitasprings.org. I Hope You Dance Naples Performing Arts Center hosts a daddy/ daughter dance with games, lessons, treats, raffles and more from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, March 25. 6646 Willow Park Drive. 597-6722 or www.naplesperformingartscenter.com. Email calendar listings and high-resolution photos to Lindsey Nesmith at email@example.com. Please send Word or text documents and jpgs with time, date, location, cost and contact information. No pdfs or photos of fliers. Deadline for calendar submissions is noon Monday. 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C10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY ARTS COMMENTARYLove, betrayal and a bestseller: The Swans of Fifth AvenueIf gossiping were an Olympic sport, the writer Truman Capote would have had a trove of golds. He thrived on gossip, using it as a kind of currency to buy his way into exclusive circles. He told stories about Hollywood stars to high society women and vice versa. Hed gossip individually about others in the same circle, making his confidante feel as if she were his most valued and intimate friend. The more outrageous or salacious the story, the better as long as it made him the center of attention. Melanie Benjamins latest New York Times Bestseller, The Swans of Fifth Avenue, looks at Mr. Capotes relationships with high society women of New York City, including Babe Paley (whose husband William Paley was the founder and chairman of the board of CBS), Slim Keith, CZ Guest, Gloria Guinness and Pamela Churchill. The author charmed his way into their lives; they were amused by this short, flamboyant, gay man who wrote Breakfast at Tiffanys and In Cold Blood. They trusted him enough to share confidences. He called them the swans. But then, after struggling for years with writers block, he betrayed them all by putting their stories in one revealing short story, La Cote Basque 1965. It ran in Esquire magazine in November 1975 and created an enormous stir, causing Mr. Capote to be ostracized. Their dirty laundry on display so publically, the women immediately shut him out of their lives. To me, thats a central theme of the book: who betrayed whom, says Ms. Benjamin. I think in a way the swans betray Truman when they turn their backs on him. If you do unconditionally love someone, dont you forgive them? Though they had good reason not to. Mr. Capotes writing, up to that point, was always very autobiographical, she says. I think he ran out of stories to tell of his own, then he had to borrow them from the people he knew. In Cold Blood was the pinnacle of the writers success, she says. Everything is downhill from there. With The Swans of Fifth Avenue, Ms. Benjamin says, she explores what Mr. Capote did next. She says she found it puzzling that, on one hand, Mr. Capote was quoted as saying his swans were too dumb to recognize themselves, in his short story, while on the other hand, he said, What do they expect? Im a writer. Truman was quite capable of telling many versions of the truth, depending on his mood at the time, Ms. Benjamin says. He was a child who never fully had a mothers love (he) tested everyone in his life. He pushed them all away. Ms. Benjamin will sign books and speak at three events coming up in Southwest Florida. Shell be interviewed onstage at ArtisNaples at 10 a.m. Thursday and Saturday, March 9 and 11, as part of the Critics Choice lecture series with Elaine Newton (the March 9 event is sold out). And she is the keynote speaker for Lunch with the Author, a benefit for the Sanibel Public Library Foundation, taking place Monday, March 13, at the Sanctuary Golf Club on Sanibel. Ms. Benjamins previous historic novels have looked at Alice Liddell Hargreaves, who was the inspiration for Alice In Wonderland (Alice I Have Been), Lavinia Warren Bump (The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb) and Anne Morrow Lindbergh (The Aviators Wife). The more books you write, the harder it is to find the right subject, especially if youre successful, she says, because a lot of people are invested in your career and have opinions, including editors, publishers and even readers, who are all looking for something fresh. She believes says the historical novel genre really kicked off in 2007 with Nancy Horans Loving Frank, about Frank Lloyd Wright and his illicit love affair with Mamah Borthwick Cheney. Now, she adds, the genre is getting very crowded, making it difficult for a writer to find a story that hasnt been covered. She admits shes gone down a few wrong roads and had to abandon books she was writing because they just werent working. You have to find a story you identify with and people you can have empathy for, and you have to slip inside (their) skins, she says. And you have to find a fresh approach to explore it. Though writers are often known to use others lives in their work, most generally do a better job of fictionalizing the stories, weaving them into something new. Ms. Benjamin says her friends arent concerned about her stealing their stories for her fiction, as her characters are historical. Every authors different, she says. A lot of us dont borrow our friends stories. I look at the past, at people who arent here anymore. As a writer of historical fiction, she says, people dont see me as a threat. Im not really writing about my life, and I dont want to. Im interested in other peoples. Now available in paperback, The Swans of Fifth Avenue has been wildly successful. In addition to being a New York Times Bestseller, it was a Los Angeles Times Bestseller, a National Indie Bestseller, a People Book of the Week and was on Entertainment Weeklys Must List, to name just a few. The Washington Post called it highly entertaining, and USA Today said it was shamelessly gossipy a catty, juicy read thats like a three-martini lunch.In addition to telling a well-known story about Mr. Capote, the novel examines the role of storytelling, the way our lives revolve around stories, from once upon a time to anecdotes told while first getting to know someone, to stories we embellish to make ourselves look good, to recollections told at our funerals. It looks at the power of stories in our lives: the way we use them to reinvent ourselves, the way they can be used as currency to create intimacy or acceptance and how, when misused and misappropriated, they can cause much harm.No matter how successful someone might look on the outside, almost everyone in this novel is an outsider in one way or another, longing to be part of the crowd theyre locked out of. Ms. Benjamin also examines the theme of deception and betrayal. With the exception of two, every one of those swans and Truman come to New York society as outsiders, with things to forget, pasts to overcome, things they wanted to hide Truman always was the outsider. They allowed him into their world. Her next book, The Girls in the Picture, set to be published in January 2017, looks at the life of actress Mary Pickford and her closest friend, screenwriter Frances Marion, during the early days of Hollywood. Mary was the first female to head her own movie studio, says Ms. Benjamin. Frances was the highest paid screenwriter in Hollywood and the first female to win an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. Its about Hollywood in 1914, when it starts. Theres something very appealing to Hollywood then, the newness of it. It was an untamed paradise. It was fun for me to explore it. Women were just as powerful as men back then. We see the corroding influence of fame on a friendship; Marys fame became so overwhelming, it eclipses the friendship. Its a great story, the early Hollywood rawness of it. They were making it up as they were going along. o o b p t nancySTETSONnstetson@floridaweekly.com Two events with author Melanie BenjaminCritics Choice with Elaine Newton>> What: Book discussion >> When: 10 a.m. Saturday, March 11 >> Where: ArtisNaples >> Cost: $45 >> Info: 597-1900 or artisnaples.org >> Note: The Thursday, March 9, event is sold out.Lunch with the Author>> What: Bene t for the Sanibel Public Library Foundation >> When: 11:30 a.m. noon Monday, March 13 >> Where: The Sanctuary Golf Club, Sanibel >> Cost: $85; no tickets will be sold at the door >> Info: 472-2483 or www.sanlib.org >> Note: Limited tickets remained available at press time. BENJAMIN
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C16 WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 14 Years Voted Best Live TheatreTICKETS: 239-263-7990 OR WWW.NAPLESPLAYERS.ORG 701 5TH AVE. SOUTH, NAPLES, FL 34102 Sponsored by : THE NAPLES PLAYERS THEATRE FOR THE COMMUNITY THESE SHINING LIVES THE INSPIRING TRUE STORY OF THE RADIUM GIRLS MARCH 22-APRIL 15 TICKETS: ADULTS $30STUDENTS $10 IN TOBYE STUDIOHISTORICAL DRAMA BY MELANIE MARNICH Interventional Pain ManagementDeWayne Lockhart, Jr., M.D.Fellowship Trained and Board Certied Internal MedicineSame Day Appointment Aim to be PAIN FREE Island Theater Companys latest promises to fetch lots of laughsThe Island Theater Company on Marco presents the contemporary adult comedy Men Are Dogs March 16-20 and April 19-23 at the Marco Island Historical Museum. Playwright Joseph Simonella will attend the 7:30 p.m. shows on April 20 and 22 and conduct a talkback with the audience after each performance.The play stars Diana Back as Cecelia, a successful psychologist who, among many sessions, runs a support group for single and divorced women. Shes got troubles of her own, but its her ensemble of neurotic patients who provide the action when a volunteer role-player becomes the hapless victim of their not-inconsiderable ire. Judy Daye has the role of Rose, Cecelias fun-loving live-in mom who offers her daughter unsolicited dating advice. Ray Kane plays the substitute postal deliveryman who strikes up a relationship with Cecelia. John Moulton is Tony, a divorced, pompous, part-time actor hired by Cecelia to role-play with her patients. Abby Yetter plays Allison, a hairdresser and the latest addition to Cecelias group. Another member of the group is Madeline, is played by Carol Clark. Madeline is a comically dark, angry woman who has been burned way too many times.Maria Tobin plays Jane, a member of the group who is a bit of a dim light bulb and often misses the meaning of things going on around her. And Monico Sooy plays Loretta, the wild child who adds plenty of spark to every group meeting. Ann Megna directs Men Are Dogs for the Island Theater Company. The show is sponsored by Clausen Properties. COURTESY PHOTOThe cast of Men Are Dogs Men Are Dogs>> Who: Island Theater Company >> When: March 16-20 and April 19-23 >> Where: The Marco Island Historical Museum >> Tickets: $25 >> Info: 394-0080 or www.theateronmarco.com
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 C17 These Shining Lives sheds light on the Radium Girls of the 1920s BY PATRICE SHIELDSSpecial to Florida WeeklyIn recognition of Womens History Month, The Naples Players present Melanie Marnichs historical drama, These Shining Lives, March 22-April 15 in the Tobye Studio at the Sugden Community Theatre. Jessica Walck directs. Set in the 1920s at the factory Radium Dial on the outskirts of Chicago, the play is inspired by the true story of the young women, now remembered as The Radium Girls, who were poisoned by the luminous paint they applied to numbers on the faces of clocks and watches. The uplifting but ominous story chronicles the strength and determination of women considered expendable in their day. The story follows Catherine (Jamielynn Bucci), a young mother who is happily married to her ironworker husband Tom (Jesse Hughes). Catherine opens the play with the lines that are both hopeful and foreboding: This isnt a fairy tale, though it starts like one. Its not a tragedy, though it ends like one. Catherine takes a job in a local watch factory to help make ends meet at home and meets Pearl (Amy Hughes), the incessant jokester; Frances (Katherine Oni), the moral backbone; and sharp-tongued Charlotte (Jasmine Vizena), the brutally honest one of the group. As the women happily paint watch dials with radium, sharpening the point of their brushes between their lips to accurately apply the radium to the dials, they become the best of friends. When they start to notice the unusual effects of working with radium, the women are quickly reassured by the factory foreman Mr. Reed (Mark Vanagas) that radium is in no way harmful and might in fact have health benefits. And when they begin to succumb to the devastating effects of radium, the company refuses to acknowledge the issue and begins to systematically fire them when their illnesses interfere with their work. Though critically ill, the women choose to stand up and fight for justice. These women and their strength still shine brightly today and their resilient efforts for justice set in motion workplace safety standards and workers compensation, introduced to protect future generations. COURTESY PHOTOAmy Hughes, Katherine Oni, JamieLynn Bucci and Jasmine Vizena star in These Shining Lives. These Shining Lives>> Who: The Naples Players >> When: March 22-April 15 >> Where: The Tobye Studio at the Sugden Community Theatre >> Tickets: $30 ($10 for students) >> Info: 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org (239) 261-1177 (800) 523-3716www.preferrednaples.comSunTrust Building at Pelican Bay 801 Laurel Oak Drive Suite 300 Wilma Boyd CEO Crystal Cruises: Whats NewIntroducing Crystal Air, Crystal Yacht & Crystal River CruisesTuesday, March 21st 5:00 p.m. Guest Speaker: Monique Ross, Crystal CruisesWells Fargo Building, Suite 402 5801 Pelican Bay Blvd. RSVP by Monday, March 20 (239) 261-1177; ask for Kit or email RSVP@preferrednaples.com
C18 WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Retire With Grace March 14 or March 21, 2017 Conrmed Reservations Required Complimentary Dinner at Seasons 52 Naples (866) 794-7223 or RetireWithGrace.comThis event is designed to provide nancial education for individuals with retirement savings of more than $250,000 who are currently retired or nearing retirement. Join us for a round table discussion on how you can protect your investments from hidden nancial trap doors. We will share how Grace Advisory Group could reduce your tax burden, provide more reliable income in retirement, and help you secure your family legacy for generations to come. Directly following this exclusive event, savor a gourmet dinner at Seasons 52 Naples. We guarantee youll enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and meeting new friends. Be sure to RSVP because seating is limited.ITS NOT HOW MUCH YOU MAKE ITS HOW MUCH YOU KEEP MINIMIZE INVESTMENT VOLATILITY AND RISK DURING RETIREMENTDinnerInvitationInvestment Advisory Services oered through Grace Capital Management Group, LLC a Registered Investment Adviser. 2017 Grace Advisory Group, LLC. Naples Art Association hosts free workshop about creativity and innovation in the workplaceThe Naples Art Association hosts a Connect the Dots workshop with painter Ignacio Alperin from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 21, at Hodges University, 2655 Northbrooke Drive in Naples. Based on Mr. Alperins popular MBA lectures, the workshop will look at the issues of creativity and innovation in the workplace. Corporate environments often tend to force the proven path and punish a novel approach because it is perceived risky. The approach, however, leads to a constant loss of talent in organizations. And talent is one of the most important investments any organization makes. Mr. Alperin will demystify common beliefs about this subject and give the participants a set of tools to allow them to discover their own creativity and hone the leadership traits that will help them generate healthy and creative working environments. An Argentine-born contemporary painter and designer, Mr. Alperin is the first artist to become an MBA professor of creativity and innovation at the Pontifical Catholic University in Buenos Aires. For more information about him, visit www. ignacioalperin.com. Admission to the Connect the Dots workshop is free. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling the Naples Art Association at 262-6517, ext. 100, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. COURTESY PHOTOContemporary painter and designer Ignacio Alperin.
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C20 WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY TICKETS: 239.481.4849 GulfCoastSymphony.org SYMPHONY OFFICE: 239.277.1700 SOUTH PACIFIC Rodgers & HammersteinsTWO NIGHTS ONLY!Friday, March 10, 8pm Saturday, March 11, 7pmBarbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall at FSW Tickets from $42 Gulf Coast Symphony and Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre present Rodgers and Hammersteins Tony Award-winning musical, South Bali Hai, Im Gonna Wash that Man Right Outta My Hair, Some Enchanted Evening, and Younger than Springtime. still delights audiences today with its powerful and uplifting message. Enjoy this classic American musical as its creators intended: staged with full symphony orchestra!For full production and cast information, visit GulfCoastSymphony.org 2700 IMMOKALEE ROAD, NAPLES 239.597.5013 RUSTYSRAW.COM AVAILABLE ALL DAY$8.95 FISH FRYFRIDAYFRESH HADDOCK CRISPY AND DELIGHTFUL Served with lemon, tartar and homestyle fries. This is the reel deal! GO LARGE FOR $12.95 FOR MORE FISH AND COLESLAW! WE HAVE SOMETHING TO SATISFY TASTEBUDS! ST. PATRICKS D AY BASHFRIDAY, MARCH 17TH LIVE ENTERTAINMENT 1:00 P.M. TO CLOSE $ $ $ 6 6 6 I I I R R R I S S S H H H C C C C AR A R R R A B B B B O O O OM M M M B B B BS S S S $ $ 4 4 4 $ C C C A A A L L L L L L LS S & & & $ $ $ $ 2 2 2 W W W W E E E L L L LL L L S S S S $ $2 $2 $2 2 D D D D RA RA RA RA F FT T T T F F S S S S MILLER LITE, COORS LIGHT & YUENGLING $ $ $ $4 4 D D D D RA RA RA RA FT FT FT T F S S S S GUINNESS & CRAFTCORNED BEEF, CABBAGE & & BEEF STEW 1 FREE GUINNESS DRAFTMust present coupon; one coupon per customer. Offer good on Friday, March 17, 2017 only. ST. PATRICKS special www.preferrednaples.com239-261-1177 800-523-3716 Cruise Into The Next 10 Years With Florida Weekly! Preferred Travel, along with Florida Weekly, is giving away a 7-day Caribbean cruise for two.WIN A 7-DAY CARIBBEAN CRUISE FOR TWO!Enter To Win Today!https://contest.fbapp.io/preferred Florida Weekly is Celebrating 10 Years! Prize is cruise only including port taxes, sailing from Fort Lauderdale or Miami. See contest form for complete details. No purchase necessary to enter. One entry per day. Must be 21 years or older to enter. Not open to employees or family members of Preferred Travel, C elebrity Cruises and Florida Weekly. No cash value; cannot be bartered, sold or auctioned off. BLUESFrom page 1 SATURDAY, MARCH 11 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Hector Andondo Band 1-2 p.m. Jeff Jensen 2:30-3:45 p.m. Zora Young with Little Mike and the Tornados 4:15-5:30 p.m. The Cedric Burnside Project 6-7:15 p.m. The Samantha Fish Band with special guest Albert Castiglia 7:45-9 p.m. The Phantom Blues Band An after-party starts at 9 p.m. both nights at Marias Mexican Restaurant just up the road from Riverside Park, at 27080 Old 41 Road. The Tommy Z Band will fill the house with music Friday night, and Albert Castiglia and his band will do the honors Saturday. Admission is free if youre wearing a festival wristband. For more information, visit www. bonitablues.com. Fishing for a treat?Settle in on Saturday evening for Samantha FishWhen Samantha Fish and her band take the stage at Bonita Blues Fest from 6-7:15 p.m. Saturday, March 11, the crowd is in for a treat. Although shes been lauded by blues legends Buddy Guy and Luther Dickinson, Ms. Fish grew up on raw, scrappy rock n roll and infuses all of her music with that basic, unfettered sound than means so much to her. Working with Luther on my last album (Wild Heart, 2015) further instilled that spirit in me, she says on her website. It made me realize just how well rock n roll ties into soul music, R&B, country and so many other forms of music. Ms. Fishs newest album, Chills & Fever, is set for release next week, on Friday, March 17. For this one, she traveled to Detroit and joined forces with members of the Detroit Cobras, a band whose insurgent ethic has made them darlings of the Midwest punk/ blues scene. The Detroit Cobras consists of Joe Mazzola on guitar, Steve Nawara on bass, Kenny Tudrick and Bob Mervak on keys, Mark Levron on trumpet and Travis Blotsky on the sax. With Ms. Fish they share a common love of classic soul and rollicking rhythms. The resulting Chills & Fever album is described on the website as a pure slab of rocking rhythm n blues. I dont think I ever enjoyed making a record quite as much as I enjoyed making this one, Ms. Fish says. I love the sound of the brass and the edgier intensity. One things for sure: Nothing ever felt so authentic. For their appearance at Bonita Blues Fesitval, The Samantha Fish Band will welcome special guest Albert Castiglia, a Miami-based blues guitarist who performed last year at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. Hear Samantha Fish and her band perform at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 11.
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Thousands of hand-colored illustrations from engraved copper plates were made that accurately showed the wild flowers and plants. It was not completed until 1874, but some of the drawings were used to decorate a banquet service in 1790. The first Flora Danica dinner set of 1,802 pieces was made for King Christian VII to give as a gift to Russian Empress Catherine II of Russia. It is said it was to make up for not helping the Russians in the countrys war with Sweden. She died before the set was finished, so it stayed in Denmark. The remaining 1,530 pieces belong to Queen Margethe II and pieces have been used for special occasions. You can still buy new dishes from the Royal Copenhagen factory or old ones at antiques shops and auctions. It is said to be the only 18th-century set that is still being made. Each piece has a single plant pictured as the decoration. Dishes can be ordered with the preferred plant. A Flora Danica platter recently sold for almost $1,000. It was decorated with Verbascum Thapsiforme Beuspidatum Shad. We call it a mullein or velvet plant. The tall yellow flowers are used in herbal medicine. Today there are more than 300 varieties of mullein, and more are being propagated to get more flowers, shorter flower stalks and other changes. If you own a Flora Danica piece, be very careful. Even a tiny chip in the notched edge can lower the price by half or more. Q: I have a Cracker Jack AM radio my dad gave me when I was 8 years old. It runs on a 9-volt battery. Its in perfect condition and tunes in clearly. Is it worth anything? A: Cracker Jack was first made in 1896 by Rueckheim & Brother. The company became Rueckheim Bros. & Eckstein in 1902. Prizes were included in the packages beginning in 1912. Cracker Jack radios like this were made in the 1970s in Hong Kong for Just Products, a New York company. They sell for about $25. Q: My mother saved soakies, the plastic bottle that held shampoo or bubble bath about 25 years ago. They were shaped like bottles with people or animal heads. She bought them to use the soap and thought they would later become popular collectibles, like milk bottles. Where are they being sold? A: Soakies were popular as collectibles for a very short period of time in the late 1990s, and a few rare ones did sell for about $100. But the bottles were free and there still are a few used as packaging. Price is determined by supply and demand. There is a big supply and almost no demand. It is a suggested hobby that often doesnt attract collectors. Glass milk bottles were not popular with bottle collectors until the rarer earlier bottles became very expensive. Today a colored milk bottle or one with a war slogan or famous dairy name are the only ones selling for more than a few dollars. Collectors also search for the old round cardboard bottle caps, which sell for 25 cents to a few dollars each to go with the bottles. Q: When my husband and I were digging for old bottles, we found an interesting old clay pipe bowl, but no stem. The bowl has Wolfe 98 Tone on one side and 6-point star above a harp, clover and Erin on the other side. I dont think its worth anything, but Id like to know something about it. A: The harp is the national symbol of Ireland. The 6-point star represents the six counties of Northern Ireland. Wolfe Tone, whose full name was Theobald Wolfe Tone, was one of the leaders of the Irish rebellion of 1798. He was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1763 and was one of the founders of the Society of United Irishmen, which sought separation from Britain. Tone went to France to get French troops to support the revolt. The first attempt, made in 1796, failed because of bad weather. The Society planned another rebellion in 1798, but the British found out about it and the leaders were captured. Wolfe Tone and the French forces were defeated before they made land. He was captured and sentenced to death but took his own life in September 1798. You must have dug in an old dump field with broken pipes from the 1800s. A local historical society might be interested in knowing about your experience and the pipe bowls. Tip: Doors from a garage should have inside locks. Get a strong door. We know someone who came home to find a burglar had used an axe to open the door. COURTESY PHOTOThis 20th-century Flora Danica porcelain platter is 18 inches by 14 inches. The dish is fully marked on the bottom with factory marks and the impressed number 3520. Auction price, $984 in a Skinner Inc. auction in Massachusetts.
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C26 WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Debbie Toler & Christin CollinsTRUSTEES & EVENT COCHAIRS SWFL Childrens Charities, Inc. is thrilled to celebrate $3.2 MILLION dollars raised at the 2017 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest! We are incredibly grateful for the enthusiasm and big-hearted generosity by our trustees, sponsors, dinner hosts, chefs, vintners and volunteers. 100% of contributions made during the two-day event support Golisano Childrens Hospital Florida Gulf Coast University and Florida SouthWestern State College We are especially grateful for the many champions for children who raised $1 MILLION for this years Fund-A-Cause for mental and behavioral health. Because of you, were a giant step closer to breaking the stigma, giving a voice to those silently suffering, and building the foundation for a comprehensive mental health program to serve the children of Southwest Florida. THANK YOU FOR UNCORKING THE POWER OF GIVING! FOR PUTTING KIDS FIRST$3.2 MILLION RAISEDTHANK YOU! 239.433.4260 | swflwinefest.orgSWFL CHILDRENS CHARITIES, INC. IS A 501(C)(3) TAX-EXEMPT ORGANIZATION. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7252) TOLL FREE WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. FEIN: 26-2302491/FL REG: CH 35035 Creighton Construction & Development Home-Tech Siesta Pebble The Susan Owens Team of Amerivest RealtyTitle Sponsor Presented by Kraftfairs.comFor information call (732) 682-3230 MAR. 14-15 | 10AM-4PM THIS WEEK ON WGCUTVTHURSDAY, MARCH 9, 10 P.M. American Masters: Patsy Cline Celebrate the life and legacy of the groundbreaking Crazy singer who defined modern country music. Narrated by Rosanne Cash. FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 11:30 P.M. Young Skin from Within with Dr. Trevor Cates Dr. Cates discusses her unique perspective, giving each skin type a persons name, rather than labeling each as a disease. Through her sample skin quiz viewers start to understand how to identify their primary skin type so they start their journey to overall health and clear, younger-looking skin. SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 9 P.M. Il Volo Notte: Magica Join the international trio of tenors and special guest Plcido Domingo for a magical night of music beneath the stars in Florence, Italys, Santa Croce Square. SUNDAY, MARCH 12, 9 P.M. Great Performances Andrea Bocelli: Cinema The superstar tenors salute to the movies includes Italian and Hollywood songs and scores. MONDAY, MARCH 13, 10 P.M. Motown 25 Yesterday, Today, Forever A 1983 salute to the company on its silver anniversary reunites the Jackson 5, Diana Ross and the Supremes, the Four Tops, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, and the Temptations. TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 8 P.M. John Denver: Country Boy This definitive documentary explores the private life and public legacy of John Denver, featuring pivotal people in Denvers life, from his former managers to his son, brother and former wives. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 8 P.M. The Highwaymen Live at Nassau Coliseum Join Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson the Mt. Rushmore of country music for this live concert recorded in 1990. The Highwaymen perform classics like Big River, Me and Bobby McGee and Always on My Mind. Il Volo Notte Magica, with special guest Placido Domingo, March 11 John Denver: Country Boy, March 14
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 C27 The Naples Orchestra & Chorus is a 501 (C ) (3) multi-generational community organization dedicated to bringing classical and popular music to Collier and Lee Counties, and scholarship awards to students studying music. www.NaplesOrchestraAndChorus.org/tickets (239) 298-7911TICKET PURCHASE ONLINE & AT DOOR$18 in advance, $20 at the doorGOLDEN GATE HIGH SCHOOL2925 Titan Way Naples, FL 34116Naples OrchestraandChorusSATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017 AT 7:00 PM SUNDAY, MARCH 19, 2017 AT 2:00 PM VIOLIN SOLOIST WANCHI HUANGWOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Overture to the Marriage of Figaro, K.492 WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K.219 FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN Missa Solemnis in B flat Major Max Rabinovitsj Artistic Directo r Stephen Parker, Assistant Conductor & Choral Directo r The Naples Orchestra & Chorus Springs New Beginnings The Original...Galleria MallAntiques & Collectibles 5 260 Duncan R oad (Hwy 17 N) Punta Gorda, Fl, 33 98 2 5R (y7 y 941-347-8044 Of f I7 5 Exit 164, 1 .5 Miles North on U S 1 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 Come See Us For A Unique Shopping Experience Every Time, Changes Daily.FURNITUREJEWELRYCHINA MAN CAVE VINTAGE TOYS BOOKSCRYSTALLAMPSLINEN FINE ART We have expanded & added an additional buildin g to our ma ll w i t h over 5 0 d ea l ers. p WWW.GALLERIAMALLANTIQUES.COM G G G G A UES ESTATELIQUIDATION!We offer CELEBRITY EXTRACatch the lovely Bree Williamson in a new Lifetime movie March 18 BY CINDY ELAVSKYQ: I loved actress Bree Williamson on Haven and Deception, and I wondered what shes up to now. Emmy W., Land-o-Lakes, FloridaA: The gorgeous and talented actress is starring in a Lifetime Original movie, a thriller called Mommys Little Boy. And get ready for a departure from the Bree youre used to seeing. She plays an alcoholic, neglectful mother who, when one of her sons accidentally drowns in a pool, takes her other son on a harrowing journey of abuse with explosive secrets. I recently spoke with Bree about her latest role, and she told me: It was really a great character to play because you can really do a lot with her, and it was fun and not something Ive ever done before. As a mother, shes like: They have a roof over their head; they have a nice house; they have a pool. What else do they need? Shes a selfish person; shes always me first and them later. They are an annoyance to her. The kids need mothering, they need guidance, but they are somehow annoying to her, and she feels they are doing it on purpose. Shes twisted. Shes like: You need me to actually buy you food? Youre so annoying! Why cant you just do it yourself? Catch Bree in this engaging performance on Lifetime on Saturday, March 18, at 8 p.m. ET/PT.Q: When will Orange Is the New Black return? Kelli N., via emailA: The exciting fifth season of the womens prison drama drops June 9 on Netflix. Thats when well see if Daya (played by Dascha Polanco) leads a prison riot since when we last saw her she had control of the gun and was pointing it at the guards. Well also see the ladies dealing with the aftermath of Pousseys death, as well as new dramas that are sure to unfold. Also returning for the fifth season are series regulars Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon, Kate Mulgrew, Natasha Lyonne, Jackie Cruz, Danielle Brooks, Yael Stone, Adrienne C. Moore, Jessica Pimentel, Laverne Cox and Selenis Leyva, among others. Write to Cindy at King Features Weekly Service, 628 Virginia Drive, Orlando, FL 32803; or email her at email@example.com.COURTESY PHOTOBree Williamson 1575 Pine Ridge Road, Suite #7, Naples, FL 34109 EuroSpaOfNaples.comRESERVE TODAY! 239.591.0060 EU SPA OF NAPLES MarchRevitalizingSPECIALS & PACKAGES 20%OffDysport delivers natural looking results, proven to help smooth the appearance of moderate to severe frown linesNot to be combined or valid with other offers20% OFF NEW CLIENTS
C28 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY HOME OF THE NAPLES PRINCESS239.774.0479 PORTOFNAPLESMARINA.COM550 Port-O-Call Way, Naples, Florida 34102 firstname.lastname@example.org 5 5 JUST IN!! BRAND NEW JET SKIS $99.00for 1.5 HOURS SEADOO GTI SKIS RENT ONE TODAY ST. PATRICKS DAY FEATURED MENU ITEMS Locally Inspired. Awesomely Fresh. $5.00 MARTINIS $5.00 APPETIZERS 5-7 PM naplesclubsushi.com239.261.4332 6 6 SAVE THE DATE 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. Tickets for the performance and champagne at intermission are $50. Call the box office at 263-7990 or visit www.naplesplayers.org. The Italian American Society of Southwest Florida hosts its 11th annual charity reverse raffle from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, March 11, at St. Johns Parish Life Center in North Naples. The Hollywood Nights evening includes dinner, dancing and a chance to win the grand prize of $3,600 and other prizes, with all proceeds going to Avow Hospice. Tickets are $100 for two. For tickets or more information, call Phyllis Jensen at 285-1050 or email Naplesphyl@aol.com. Hodges University hosts Stepping Out for Scholarships from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, March 11, at Grey Oaks Country Club to benefit the 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 presenting sponsor. Additional sponsors include Stock Development and Stilwell Enterprises. Tickets are $250. For more information, call April May at 598-6153 or email email@example.com. 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 www.kindmarinersball.com. A Little Bit o Blarney to benefit Collier Child Care Resources takes place from 6-9 p.m. Friday, March 17, at Clive Daniel Home. Doug Keating and The Keating Group of Downing-Frye Realty host the night of live entertainment, dancing, a 50/50 cash raffle and heavy appetizers (cash bar). Tickets for $60 (two for $100) are available through www.eventbrite.com. For more information, call CCCR at 643-3908 or visit www. collierchildcare.org. The San Marco Knights of Columbus Assembly 2514 host a Senior Prom Dinner Dance from 6:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at the San Marco Parish Center on Marco Island. Dinner by Friscos will include Caesar salad, chateaubriand with port wine glaze, potatoes, asparagus and Godiva chocolate cake. DJ Scott Dean will spin the best tunes from the s and s, and the prom king and queen will be crowned. Tickets for $55 (cash bar) are available at the church office or by calling 642-9840, 450-4065 or (201) 681-8988. 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, buffet dinner catered by Artichoke & Co. and dancing under the stars to the band Girl Meets Boy. Sponsors include Arthrex, Minto, First Florida Integrity Bank, Collier Enterprises, the Dellora A. & Lester J. Norris Foundation, Naples Daily News, Florida Weekly and StoreSmart Self-Storage. For tickets or more information, visit www. rookerybay.org. 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 4954912 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 on Wednesday evening, 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 lifechanging power of education. Tickets are $275. Numerous sponsorships packages are available. For more information, call Tim Morrison at 263-9200 or email tim@ holocaustmuseumSWFL.org. Couture, Cuisine and Charity to benefit Friends of Foster Children Forever takes place from 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at the Village on Venetian Bay. Guests will enjoy a runway fashion show hosted by Walker Henry featuring designs from Village boutiques. Village restaurants and retailers will offer wine and culinary samplings. Tickets are $40 in advance, $50 on the night of the event. Reservations are suggested. The 10th annual Boots & Boogie Bash to benefit FFCF takes place Saturday, March 25, at Grey Oaks Country Club. Proceeds will help fund educational mentoring for local foster children. Event co-chairs are Rob Wilson and Rio DeArmond. The Boots & Blind evening includes cocktails and dinner, silent and live auctions, entertainment by Pzazz Productions and dancing to the Blue Stone Circle Band. Celebrity emcees are Krista Fogelsong of ABC-7 and Brian Roland to Crave Culinaire. Tickets are $250 per person, $350 per patron and $3,500 for a patron table. For tickets to or information about either of the above events, call 262-1808 or visit www.friendsoffosterchildren.net. The 2017 NCH Magnolia Ball is set for Saturday, March 25, at The RitzCarlton Beach Resort to benefit the hospital systems oncology programs, specifically to launch a comprehensive cancer navigation program. Navigators work with cancer patients and their families to help guide them along the often difficult and intimidating path through cancer care. Cortney and Kevin Beebe are this years Magnolia Ball chairs. For more information, call Monica Biondo at the NCH Healthcare System Foundation at 624-2000 or email foundation@ nchmd.org. The Alpha-1 Foundation hosts Anchors Away for Alpha-1 on Thursday evening, March 30, at the Naples Yacht Club. Keynote speaker Dr. Robert Sandhaus of National Jewish Health will discuss Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency: What You Need to Know about Genetic COPD and Liver Disease. Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency is a genetic disorder that can cause liver disease in children and lung or liver disease in adults. It is one of the leading causes of liver transplantation in children, and it is more prevalent than cystic fibrosis in the U.S. population. Since its inception in 1995, the Alpha-1 Foundation has funded more than $65 million in research and programs for Alpha-1. Tickets are $200. For more information or to purchase tickets, call Jeanne Kushner, senior director of development for the Alpha-1 Foundation, at (877) 228-7321, ext. 204, or email email@example.com. The second annual Foolin Around in the Garden: Fantasy + Fortune | Frolic + Fun to benefit Naples Botanical Garden takes place Saturday, April 1, at the Garden. The fun starts at 6:30 p.m. with cocktails and entertainment in the Chabraja Visitor Center followed by dinner, dancing and diversions at 7:30 p.m. Co-chairs are Mary Ann and Bill Bindley. Tickets start at $550. Sponsorships including a table for 10 range from $5,500 to $10,000. For more information, visit www.naplesgarden.org. Email details about your charity soiree to Cindy Pierce at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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C32 WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 1300 THIRD STREET SOUTH, NAPLES 239-262-5500 RIDGWAYBARANDGRILL.COM N N N N E E E E W W W M M M M M E E E E N N N N U U U Experience Our Seasonal Favorites P P P P R R R R I I X X F F F I I X X X X E E Daily 4:30-5:30 3 Courses $35(per person) COURTYARD & GARDEN VIEWS 403 Bayfront Place (the former Stoneys Steakhouse) 239.435.9353 stgermainsteakhouse.com firstname.lastname@example.org OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK SUN-THU 4:30-10:00PM FRI-SAT 4:30-11:00PM 36 OZ TOMAHAWK STEAK $95 PER PERSON OR $135 FOR TWO In the Home Depot Plaza, off Bonita Beach Road11920 Saradrienne Lane, Bonita Springs, Florida 34135239.263.6979artichokeandcompany.comMONDAY MARCH 206:00PM MICHAEL DAMORE SHOW Join us for the$29.95 PER PERSON (Plus Tax & Gratuity) Make Your Reservation Today!239.263.6979 or email@example.comIncludes: Three-Course Meal Featuring Salad, Choice of Entre and Dessert, plus Show CUISINE NEWS Catering company Crave Culinaire introduces its new event space, Venue Naples, with a five-course tasting menu and wine pairings at 6 p.m. Friday, March 10. Guests can tour the art gallery while sipping champagne before sitting down to dinner. $125, reservations required. 13240 Tamiami Trail N. 292-1529 or info@ venuenaples.com. Celebrate St. Patricks Day at Hook Brewing Co. starting at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 11, with live music by Roots Almighty and Them Hamilton Boys. Enjoy $5 pints of Isle Be Black Irish Stout and Liquid Lass Red Ale and a special cask tapping of surprise craft beers at 3 p.m. 1514 Immokalee Road. 631-8522 or www.bonehookbrewing.com. Whole Foods Market at Mercato hosts Wine Down Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. March 15. Purchase a wristband for $10 and help yourself to wine and cheese stations throughout the store. Proceeds benefit Whole Planet Foundations efforts to create economic opportunities for women in the developing world. 552-5100 or www.wholefoodsmarket.com. Cru night at Osteria Tulia on Wednesday, March 15, features pours of Orma Toscana Rosso 2012 and a twocourse meal prepared by Chef Vincenzo Betulia. The super-Tuscan wine described as a full-bodied, chewy Bordeaux blend will be available that evening until the limited supply runs out. On the menu: caramelized cauliflower with whipped ricotta with toasted hazelnuts and wood-grilled beef tenderloin with porcini mushrooms, rosemary and garlic. $60. Reservations required. Call 213-2073 or visit www.tulianaples.com. Naples Wine Collection hosts a tasting of California wines from vintners including Truchard, Saddleback and Titus from 5-6:30 Friday, March 17. $25, with discounts offered on bottles of the featured wines to take home. 367 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 513-0095 or www. napleswinecollection.com. Ridgeway Bar & Grill hosts a book signing, cooking demonstration and tasting with Brian Talley, president of Talley Vineyards and Talley Farms, from 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, March 20. Guests will enjoy COURTESY PHOTODAmico & Sons offers Friday fish specials through the end of the month. Up next is this plate of pan-seared sole and shrimp cake served atop zucchini vermicelli for $28 on Friday, March 10. The March 17 menu will feature saffron shrimp linguine, followed by lobster oregonata on March 24 and panroasted cobia on March 31. 4691 Ninth St. N. 430-0955 or www.naples.damicoandsons.com.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 C33 CHINA BISTRO CHEF OWNED WITH 38 YEARS EXPERIENCE OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK MondaySaturday 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.omeinaples.comWE MAKE THE BEST PEKING DUCK! OUR FOOD IS MADE WITH THE FRESHEST INGREDIENTS. FULL BAR & PATIO SEATING. NAPLES CENTRE VILLAGES 6434 Naples Boulevard, Unit 406 Naples, Florida 34109239.631.5633 2015 2016 CELEBRATE ST. PATRICKS DAY in Our Lounge and Dining Room! Serving Corned Beef & Cabbage 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Irish Soda Bread & More Green Beer Draughts $1.50 All Jameson Irish Whiskey Drinks $7 20-Ounce Bone-In Ribeye $42(St. Patrick's Day Only) NAPLES FINEST WATERFRONT STEAKHOUSE Sunday-Thursday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. & Friday-Saturday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. 4050 Gulf Shore Boulevard North; Take US 41 to Park ShoreReservations 239.261.0622 t-michaels.comDining Room Reservations Required CALL TODAY TO MAKE YOURS! 1585 Pine Ridge Road, Suite 5, Naples, Florida 34109 239.592.0050 NoodlesCafe.comLUNCH/MONSAT 11:30 to 4DINNER/MON-SAT 4 to 10 & SUN 4 to 9 11:30 A.M. TO 3 P.M. DAILYPURCHASE OF A BEVERAGE REQUIRED. DINE IN ONLY. Cannot be combined with any other offers, specials or coupons; not valid on holidays. SUSHIROLLED-TO-ORDER $12.99BOTTOMLESS PASTACHOICE OF 7 PASTAS & 5 SAUCES $9.99 CUISINE NEWSdishes from Talleys new book, Our California Table, while sipping wines from his vineyards. $35. 1300 Third St. S. 2625500 or www.ridgewaybarandgrill.com. Brio Tuscan Grill at Waterside Shops serves up a special lunch menu, A Variety of Flavors, through April 15. Dishes include lobster and black pepper shrimp ravioli, spicy shrimp and eggplant and b utterscotch budino. 593-5319 or www.brioitalian.com. 21 Spices now offers a three-course early bird menu from 5-6 p.m. for $35, including a glass of wine. Dishes include chicken tikka skewers, lamb rogan josh and gulab jamun. Chef Asif Syed also holds cooking classes featuring Indian cuisine from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday through March. $65. Reservations required for classes. 919-8830 or www.21spicesdining.com. In observance of the Lenten season, The Local offers $15 dinner specials featuring fresh Florida fish every day through April 15 (Holy Saturday). Depending on availability, sustainably harvested triggerfish, amberjack, margate, grouper, snapper and golden tilefish are on the menu. Diners can select the chefs recommended preparation or choose to have the catch of the day sauted or grilled. The entre can be served atop greens as a salad or with two sides. 596-3276 or www.thelocalnaples.com. Want to work on your skills in the kitchen? Here are some cooking classes on the front burner: The Good Life of Naples, 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road; 514-4663 or www. goodlifenaples.com Sweet & Savory Tastes of the Season: Friday, March 10 ($75); Captivating Cassis: Thursday, March 16 ($75); Treasures of the Mediterranean: Wednesday, March 22 ($75). Purple Spoon, 25151 Chamber of Commerce Drive, Bonita Springs; 908-3842 or www.chefkristina.com French Country Cooking: Thursday, March 9 ($67); Bulletproof Your Health: Friday, March 10 ($58); Indulgent Snacks with a Healthy Twist: Saturday, March 11 ($50); A Bounty of Seafood: Thursday, April 13 ($74). Sur La Table, 9501 Strada Place, Mercato; 598-1463 or www.surlatable.com Marvelous French Macarons: Thursday, March 9 ($69); Girls Night Out Fresh Spring Flavors: Thursday, March 9 ($69); Date Night Italy: Friday, March 10 ($79); Incredible Italian Baking: Saturday, March 11 ($69); Fresh Ravioli at Home: Saturday, March 11 ($69); Date Night Ina Garten Cooking for Jeffrey: Friday, March 11 ($79); Exploring Italy Gnocchi: Sunday, March 12 ($69); Thai Restaurant Favorites: Sunday, March 12 ($69); Tours of Italy Tuscany: Sunday, March 12 ($69); Girls Night Out Fresh Spring Flavors: Sunday, March 12 ($69); Amazing Mediterranean Cooking: Monday, March 13 ($69); Chef Secrets Cooking with Spices: Tuesday, May 14 ($48.96); Fabulous French Crepes: Tuesday, March 14 ($69); Souffle 101: Wednesday, March 15 ($69); Tour of Italy Tuscany: Wednesday, March 15 ($69). Email food and dining news to Lindsey Nesmith at firstname.lastname@example.org.
C34 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY (239) 530-2225489 BAYFRONT PLACE, NAPLES, FL SATURDAY, MARCH 11 EVERYONE GETS LUCKY PARTY!GOES ALL DAY LONGFOLLOWING THE PARADE PRIZES & GIVEAWAYS FROM 3-5 PM! HOME OF THE FAMOUS IRISH NACHOS!HOSTED BY SPECIAL ED! 239.591.3837 799 Walkerbilt Road, Naples, Florida 34110 BayHouseNaples.com Bloody Mary Pitchers & Endless Mimosas Sunday Brunch on the River 10:30am-2pm The Claw Bar Daily 4pm The Dining Room Daily 5pm THE DISHThe Dish: Signature Chicken Breast Wrap The Price: $8 The Place: Whole Foods Market Mercato, 552-5100; www.wholefoodsmarket.com The Hours: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. MondaySaturday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday (juice bar, wine bar and salad bar close an hour earlier) The Details: Got a hankering for a hearty, healthy lunch in a hurry? Go see Gustavo at the sandwich station at Whole Foods, where my go-to order is the Signature Chicken Breast Wrap. Its packed with roasted chicken, lettuce, tomato, roasted red peppers and fresh buffalo mozzarella, all topped with pesto and a yummy chipotle aioli and neatly swaddled in a fresh tortilla (I recommend the spinach one). One more thing: When youre really in a rush, grab a pre-made sandwich and hit the road. Nicole Ryan, email@example.com PAST REPASTSHere are some capsule summaries of previous restaurant reviews: Coastal Peruvian Seafood & Grill, 5477 Airport-Pulling Road N., Naples; 631-6943 Owners Chris and Fabiola Santos are hospitable and helpful as they introduce guests to the menu at their lovely establishment. We enjoyed the Ceviche 200 Miles, a sprightly blend of shrimp, squid, mussels, fish, red onions, sweet potato and corn that had a bite but wasnt fiery hot. Marina sliders held fried red snapper fillets topped with aji amarillo-pineapple chimichurri on firm, yeasty mini-buns. The Poseidon Fest was a montage of seafood cooked in the restaurants Josper oven, which renders proteins crisp outside, juicy within. And the Savage Tacu Tacu was a great rendition of rice and lentil pancakes with a tender skirt steak and sweet plantains. For dessert, youll want to try the chocolucuma, a pie with an Oreo crumb crust, caramelflavored lucuma and a drizzle of chocolate sauce. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed January 2016 Coconut Jacks Waterfront Grille, 5370 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs; 6767777 The screened deck overlooking the bay is expansive and incomparable one of Coconut Jacks main attractions. With appetizers in the relatively pricey $11.95-$15.95 range, you might want to share them or make a lighter meal by sampling a few instead of ordering entrees. The tequila oysters Rockefeller offered a clever and delectable twist on a traditional dish. Our main course also presented some surprises: a dry grouper fillet under a panko crust and surprisingly good baby back ribs (for a seafood restaurant, no less). For dessert, the coconut cream pie from Dollys Produce Patch & Eatery is not to be missed. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed June 2016 Ristorante Farfalla, 21301 Tamiami Trail, Estero; 495-9912 Chef-owner Michael Fattah has maintained his commitment to topshelf ingredients, freshly made pasta, lighter sauces and handmade desserts since opening Farfalla in 1998. No garlic knots or meatball subs here; calamari and penne alla vodka are the closest things to culinary clichs. Mr. Fattahs fresh pasta is a must-have, and it might be as dazzling as a special of squid ink and saffron fettuccine with littleneck clams, green mussels, shrimp and lobster. From the regular menu, you cant go wrong with one of the half-dozen veal dishes, the risottos or the handmade gnocchi. For dessert, the cannoli and cheesecake both are filled with an ethereal blend of ricotta and triple-cream mascarpone. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed January 2016 Jimmy Ps Charred, 1833 Tamiami Trail N., Naples; 643-6238 Jimmy Ps Butcher Shop & Deli has long been the place where discerning chefs acquire their meats. Now those meats star at an adjoining steakhouse with a decidedly down-to-earth atmosphere. Chef Chris Degenova not only knows his way around meat, he makes his own burrata, focaccia, pasta, sauces and desserts. He also knows how to handle seafood. An exquisite tuna tartare was topped with truffle cream, quail egg, shoestring potatoes, shaved black truffles and edible flowers. A salad with burrata, heirloom tomatoes, golden beets, shaved black truffles and basil citrique was also excellent. The surf and turf consisted of a 6-ounce Wagyu petite filet mignon and 6-ounce lobster tail, accompanied by grilled asparagus and mashed potatoes). A lemon goat-cheese meringue with graham crust and wild berry coulis made a perfect finish. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed December 2015
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C35 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 www.VerginaRestaurant.com 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 REVIEWNew chef and concept add up to a great catch at Ramada Inn There are properties that pass from hand to hand and fail to thrive. I was beginning to suspect that the Ramada Inns restaurant on Tamiami Trail might be one of those. While Pates lasted about eight years, Pompano Grill and Jimmys Bait and Tackle had much shorter runs. The sprawling 200-seat restaurant and bar needed something more than just OK to keep it filled and profitable. I read in the fall that a New Jersey family had taken ownership and planned to make it into a gastropub. And so they have, with the ever-so-creative Executive Chef David Lani, who provided much of the culinary inspiration behind the start of trendy 7th Avenue Social. Hes moved uptown a bit and his new place, Catch 41, is even more casual, but the food remains fun and fanciful, as youd expect from a Culinary Institute of America alum who has also succeeded in Las Vegas, a very competitive restaurant town. Catch 41 doesnt look vastly different from its predecessor, Jimmys. Loads of black and white fishing and vacation photos still line the walls as you walk in, and the turquoise walls of the bar and dining room are still draped with nets, shells and other marine kitsch. But it seems as if a wall has been removed between the bar and dining room and some booths have been eliminated to make a small area for a band. On the Saturday night of our visit, the group Rock Solid was in the house and doing a fine job of delivering just-loudenough renditions of songs by John Mellencamp, the Doobie Brothers, Eric Clapton and others. Meanwhile, a good-sized service staff was deployed around the room, attending to an equally good-sized crowd intent on enjoying themselves. Everything that came out of the kitchen and passed by our table looked terrific. I didnt order the Angus sliders, but quite a few other customers did and they looked fabulous: thick mini burgers tucked into Hawaiian rolls with grilled onion, lettuce, tomato, bacon, American cheese, Thousand Island dressing and pickles. Pretty much everything on the menu is scaled down so you dont feel guilty ordering a number of items well, we didnt anyway. The menu also features lots of locally caught fish and other local items, which you might not expect in a place like this. Ditto for the housemade infused cocktails. First up: cucumber mojitos ($9.50) mmmmm! These melded cucumber vodka, simple syrup, seltzer, lime, mint and fresh cucumber into a refreshing beverage that was delicious on its own and went just fine with our starters. The first consisted of three perfect Maryland style mini crab cakes, each dabbed with a bit of remoulade, topped with a little edible flower and served atop a bed of grilled Mexican street corn and chunks of cotija, a firm white cheese. Catch 41 offers three types of bao bun tacos ($9.50), which resemble the buns you get with Peking duck. Theres a choice of three varieties, and I chose one of each. I tried the crispy pork belly with charred jalapenos, mango, bourbon glaze and garlicky mayo first. It was a little messy, but the flavors and textures worked well together. The blackened shrimp with kim chee slaw and teriyaki glaze was equally messy and tasty. I think my favorite was the wild mushrooms with hoisin, onion and cucumber. The mushrooms were the stars of this little bun/taco and they were exceptionally rich, the condiments served to enhance their flavor. My companion opted for the nightly special red grouper served as sliders ($16.50). The other option is to have it cooked and served on a plate. The pieces of fish were flavorful but on the small side and got a bit lost amidst the lettuce, tomato, red onion and tartar sauce on them. The pair of mini hot butt er poached cold water lobster rolls ($19.50) started with classic hot dog rolls stuffed with lobster that was topped with garlic buerre blanc and a sprinkling of smoked paprika. Id have preferred larger chunks of lobster and a bit less sauce so the combination wasnt so rich, but one was plenty to satisfy me after the appetizer. We each ordered a side as well. My companion was happy with his crisp hand-cut fries ($4.50) and I loved my personal skillet of roasted cauliflower with garlic and Parmesan ($5.50). For dessert, we tried the stout beer milk chocolate pudding with beer cream ($6.50). A distinct beer flavor dominated the pudding, which is fine if you like beer. Its not my favorite thing, so I probably should have tried something else. Nonetheless, it had vanilla wafers throughout and lots of whipped cream along with fresh strawberries and blueberries, making for a dessert substantial enough to share. Service was excellent throughout the meal. Our server, Molly, was busy but managed to keep an eye on us throughout our meal. So did a manager who checked to see how we liked each course. An expediter delivered dishes so they didnt get cold sitting in the kitchen waiting to be served. If this place doesnt make it here, nothing will. Its a great catch and thats not a fish story. karenFELDMANcuisine@floridaweekly.com Catch 41 Bar n Grill, Ramada Inn, >> Hours: 11 a.m. to midnight SundayThursday, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. FridaySaturday >> Reservations: No >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: Snacks and salads, $7.50$17.50; small entrees and sammies, $10.50-$19.50 >> Beverages: Full bar >> Seating: Banquettes, conventional tables, at the bar, tables outside near the pool >> Specialties of the house: Handcrafted food and cocktails >> Volume: Moderate >> Parking: Free lot >> Website: www.catch41naples.comRatings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: 1100 Tamiami Trail, Naples; 263-6046SuperbNoteworthyGoodFairPoor KAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLYChoose from three types of bao bun taco crisp pork belly, shrimp or mushroom or have one of each. Roasted cauliflower is one of the side dishes at Catch 41.
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Minto Florida is offering a $25,000 builder incentive to be applied to options, upgrades or closing costs for newly constructed homes in TwinEagles Dundee neighborhood. Seven new construction contracts have been processed in Dundee since January 1. Secluded 62 x 135-feet single-family home sites feature water, preserve, and golf course views. Minto is presenting seven floor plans in Dundee. The neighborhood offers a final opportunity to purchase a 2,600 to 3,800 square feet under air residence in the $600,000 to $800,000 price range at TwinEagles. Twenty-five buildable sites, some of which have not been released for sale, remain available. A golf membership is included with the purchase of every new home at TwinEagles. The Dundee neighborhood is on a culde-sac in the northernmost section of TwinEagles. Lakes at all four corners of the neighborhood contribute to Dundees tranquil setting that is further enhanced by walking and biking trails that weave their way through TwinEagles heralded natural tableau. The privacy afforded by Dundees setting is rarely found within gated communities in Southwest Florida. Four of Mintos seven Dundee floor plans achieved sales success in TwinEagles Lockford, Wisteria, and Hollybrook neighborhoods. The popular 3,811 squarefeet under air, two-story Turnberry Grand great room floor plan includes three bedrooms, three full-baths and two half-baths, a study, formal dining room, a spacious lanai with an outdoor kitchen, an upstairs bonus room with a covered outdoor terrace, and a three-car garage with a tandem space that offers the possibility of including an additional air conditioned room. The 2,899 square feet under air Inverness plan also offers three bedrooms plus a study, two baths, a great room and island kitchen, a formal dining room, a covered and screened lanai, a two-car garage, and a one-car garage. A fourth bedroom, media room, and a cabana bath are also available. The spacious 2,905 square-feet under air, Prestwick Grand great room floor plan includes two bedrooms, two full-baths and one half-bath, a study, a large sitting room, a formal dining room, an island kitchen that includes a pass-through to a spacious lanai that features an outdoor kitchen, and a two-car garage. The homes perfectly sized 20 x 22 great room showcases a 12 to 14 double coffered ceiling and fully opens to the lanai. The 2,842 square feet under air Turnberry great room plan also offers two bedrooms, two full-baths and one half-bath, and a study. A large island kitchen and dining area combine with the great room to create a flowing living space that opens to a covered and screened lanai. A three-car garage includes a tandem space that offers the possibility of including an additional air conditioned room. Mintos floor plan choices in Dundee also include the St. Andrews, Birkdale, and Prestwick plans. The 3,180 square feet under air St. Andrews plan features a formal living room, dining room, family room, island kitchen, a covered and screened lanai, three bedrooms, a study, three baths, a two-car garage, and a one-car garage. The 2,840 square feet under air Birkdale plan offers formal living and dining rooms, three bedrooms, three baths, a study, an island kitchen and family room, a screened and covered lanai, and a twocar garage. The comfortable Prestwick great room plan includes 2,642 square feet under air with two bedrooms, two-and-ahalf baths, a study, a formal dining room, an island kitchen, a two-car garage, and a one-car garage. The great room opens to a screened and covered lanai. Minto creates an array of award-winning homes and places to meet every lifestyle. A leader in environmental sustainability, Minto has earned the #1 ranking by Eliant Homebuyers Choice Awards for percent of sales from referrals, as well as national recognition from Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. The Dundee residences are ideally suited to TwinEagles traditional country club lifestyle. The community has been recognized by Boardroom magazine as a Distinguished Emerald Club, a designation accorded to the top five-percent of private clubs throughout the world. The magazine developed the award program to help vitalize and preserve the institution of private clubs by fostering a ceaseless drive to improve the member experience provided by private clubs worldwide. To be a Distinguished Emerald Club, the club must provide a member experience at a level attained by only the finest clubs in the world. Boardrooms criteria for member experience include intangible quality, service quality, governance quality, facility quality, and product quality. The TwinEagles golf experience is at the heart of the community. Set against a splendid backdrop of the communitys towering oaks, palm trees, and lush landscaping, TwinEagles Talon Golf Course was designed by Jack Nicklaus and his son. The Talon course hosted the 2017 Chubb Classic PGA TOURs Champions Tour event in February. Designed by Steve Smyers, the Eagle Course was named Best New U.S. Private Course of the Year by Golf Magazine. TwinEagles amenity center includes a 2,500 square foot pool with a spa, zeroentry feature, and a sunning deck. A Tiki lounge and dining venue and lighted HarTru tennis courts are located adjacent to the pool. A 6,430 square foot fitness center includes locker rooms, areas for aerobics and yoga, as well as a fitness hall with state-of-the-art exercise equipment. The amenity center complements TwinEagles 47,000 square-foot Clubhouse. The Clubhouses wrap-around verandahs overlook preserve views and the finishing holes of both courses. The Clubhouse also offers an unparalleled dining experience. Visit the TwinEagles Sales Center at 11330 Twin Eagles Boulevard, or call 239.352.8000. Visit Twin Eagles online at twineagles.com. e x Th e Du nd ee r es iMinto offering builder incentive In Dundee at TwinEagles WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017SPONSORED CONTENT YOUR GUIDE TO NEW HOME COMMUNITIES IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA Above: Mintos 2,905 square-feet under air Prestwick Grand floor plan in Dundee at TwinEagles features a perfectly sized 20 x 22 great room that showcases a 12 to 14 double coffered ceiling and fully opens to the lanai. TwinEagles Talon and Eagle golf courses are set against a splendid backdrop of towering oaks, palm trees, and lush landscaping. Minto Floridas 3,811 square feet, two-story Turnberry Grand floor plan is one of seven plans offered in TwinEagles Dundee neighborhood. Minto is offering a $25,000 builder incentive to be applied to options, upgrades or closing costs for newly constructed homes in Dundee. ld .T he Ab ove: Mi nt o s 2, 90 5 square -f ee t un de r td
Completed estate residences and grand estate home sites available at Talis ParkThe Talis Park community in North Naples announced that a choice selection of grand estate home sites and Showcase Estate residences is available for purchase. Luxury homebuyers continue to be captivated by Talis Parks amenity rich lifestyle that includes a Greg Norman-Pete Dye designed golf course, the dining, fitness, spa, and resort-style pool at the award-winning Vyne House clubhouse, lighted tennis courts, bocce ball, and a lap pool at the communitys Sports Complex, and the Casa Cortese Grille, a lounge adjacent to the Talis Park Golf Clubs pristine driving range that has been transformed into a sports center complete with a pool table, shuffle board, darts, and a high-tech golf simulator. Five developer owned and two builder owned grand estate home sites are available for purchase in Talis Parks Parks Firenze neighborhood. Firenze is an exclusive, gated neighborhood with thirteen grand estate home sites measuring more than one acre that offer long range views of multiple fairways and lakes on Talis Parks golf course. The Firenze home sites are priced from $1.695 million and are situated within minutes of the communitys Great Lawn and the Vyne House clubhouse. With its exquisite views and proximity to Talis Parks amenity core, Firenze is the only neighborhood that offers both a park-like setting and immediate access to Vyne House. Four furnished Showcase Estate residences are available in Talis Parks Prato neighborhood. With 125 x 175 estate home sites overlooking the fairways of Talis Parks golf course, glittering lakes, preserves, and citrus orchards, Prato offers an In the Park lifestyle. The Showcase Estate models range from 5,900 to 6,820 square feet under air and are priced from $4.495 million. No developer owned home sites remain available in Prato. Model residences by Gulfshore Home, McGarvey Custom Homes, M Development and Sunwest Homes offer a final opportunity to enjoy the neighborhoods renowned estate living experience. Three pre-owned Prato estates are also available. Gulfshores Dorado model features an interior by Lusia Lou Shafran, Principal Designer and CEO at Pacifica Interior Design in Naples. The residence offers a total of 8,862 square feet with 6,336 square feet under air. The floor plan includes an expansive entry foyer and parlour, and a massive great room that opens to a covered terrace and a spacious outdoor living area that will include a large conversation and dining area, a summer kitchen with an island bar, and a custom designed pool and spa. The great room flows into a large dining area and a double-island gourmet kitchen. The open concept floor plan includes a study, four bedrooms, and a four-car garage. The Dorado is offered at $4,849,000 with furnishings. McGarveys completed two-story furnished Astaire estate model encompasses 11,110 square feet with 6,820 square feet under air. The Astaire floor plan includes a foyer and living room with a see-through view, a formal dining room, a massive grand room that includes a wet bar and flows into a spacious island kitchen and breakfast area, a study, four bedrooms, including a first floor master suite that features a bath with his and her vanities and water closets and a private garden with an outdoor shower, a second floor VIP suite, flex room, wet bar, and covered terrace, an outdoor living area with a summer kitchen, island bar, fireplace, pool and spa, and a pair of two-car garages. The Astaire is priced at $4,695,900 and showcases an interior designed and executed by Arlynn McDaniel of Freestyle Interiors. Sunwests sprawling Grand Santa Barbara estate home in Prato features an interior by Design West. The homes two-story design includes a total of 9,200 square feet with 5,900 square feet under air. The floor plan includes a great room, wet bar, island kitchen, and dining area that open to an immense outdoor living area with a large siting area, summer kitchen and dining space, a pool bath, and a custom pool and spa. A master suite and two guest suites are located on the first floor. The second floor is devoted to a second master suite, a covered terrace, and a sun deck. Construction of the Grand Santa Barbara is expected to be completed in May. The furnished model is priced at $4,495,000. Scheduled for completion in June, M Developments two-story, 6,272 square feet under air Villa Cipriani estate model is priced at $4,700,000 fully-furnished. A grand foyer and formal living room offer a see-through view of a sprawling pavered deck that includes a custom pool and spa overlooking golf course views. A formal dining room is served by a butlers pantry. The open living room and dining room flow easily into a gourmet kitchen, dinette, and a family room that opens to a covered lanai with an outdoor kitchen and fireplace. A study overlooks a lushly landscaped area at the front of the residence. The owners suite has a sitting area overlooking the pool and spa as well as a master bath with a walk-in shower. A guest suite is also located on the first floor. A second guest suite, a junior master suite, a spacious loft, gaming area, and covered terrace are located on the second floor. The Villa Cipriani features an interior by licensed interior designers Luanza Maitland and Sydney Leigh Warren of Norris Furniture & Interiors. Talis Park is located in North Naples on Livingston Road just north of Immokalee Road. Visit Talis Parks Garden House Sales Center at 16980 Livingston Road in North Naples, or visit Talis Park online at talispark.com. Top: McGarvey Custom Homes furnished Astaire Showcase Estate model in Prato at Talis Park is priced at $4,695,900 and showcases an interior designed and executed by Arlynn McDaniel of Freestyle Interiors. Middle: Gulfshore Homes furnished Dorado estate model is one of four Showcase Estate residences available in Talis Parks prestigious Prato neighborhood. The Dorado is the second of the final four Showcase Estate models to be completed in Prato. Bottom: The more than one-acre grand estate home sites in Talis Parks Firenze neighborhood are literally minutes from the dining, fitness, spa, and resort-style pool venues at the communitys award-winning Vyne House clubhouse. T M G C t H f i h d A t i Sh E tt d l i P tt T li 2 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
LUXURY COASTAL CONTEMPORARY TOWER RESIDENCES FROM JUST OVER $1M Sales Center Open Daily | 26951 Country Club Drive | Bonita Springs | 239.301.4940SeaglassLuxeTower.com Your place in the unThe high ceilings and spacious open oor plans of Seaglass invite good feelings at all hours of the day. Complete with luxurious master suites, gourmet kitchens and magnicent views of the Gulf of Mexico, its truly a tower above all others. 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 15 LIMITED TIME FOR RESIDENCE CUSTOMIZING 50 %SOLD OUT OVER
Naples Reserves amenities tap into your inner awesomenessLive in Naples Reserve and youll quickly elevate your inner awesomeness. Every morning in this special community, woven into 22 freshwater lakes, including one with its own destination island, is a blank page ready to be written to your mood. Do you feel like taking the plunge in the Island Clubs resort-style pool or basking in the sun on our pretty white-sand beach? Does it seem like an onthe-water sort of day exploring the 125-acre Eagle Lake aboard a kayak or paddleboard? Perhaps your inner social butterfly is calling and so are neighbors who want to hang out at Latitudes Cafe or with an umbrella drink at the Chat n Chill Tiki Bar. With amenities appealing to a wide range of interests whether youre feeling adventurous or more leisurely every day at Naples Reserve is anything but typical. After all, how many communities have their own private island with an oversized tiki hut? Exactly. Award-winning developer iStar created the 688-acre Naples Reserve community with island-inspired amenities. Even a workout in the state-of-the-art fitness center serves up lake views throughout most of its 3,500 square feet. The Island Club channels the best of Key Wests famous laid-back mentality. In the 5,160-square-foot clubhouse, residents enjoy gathering in the cafe, love chilling out in the gathering room, and tend to get a little mesmerized watching the occupants of our signature 850-gallon aquarium. Outside, the club offers a tropical waterfall pool with Junior Olympic lap lanes, a childrens splash pool, an event lawn and a fire pit. There are also beach volleyball and bocce ball courts and a beckoning view of Kontiki Island. The neighboring Outrigger Center provides paddleboards, kayaks and canoes to explore Eagle Lake, the island and the mile-long lakefront along Picayune Strand State Forest. The centers two Duffy boats, Tranquility and Little Skipper, also offer lake and island cruises. Inside, a flex space is available for game days, special events and other activities. Coming soon to Naples Reserve are a community boat ramp, the lakefront Match Point tennis and pickleball complex, plus dog parks, tot lots and a meandering biking, hiking and jogging linear park. Naples Reserve now offers 16 fully decorated single-family and custom estate model homes featuring three and four bedrooms, 2,100 to 3,500 square feet of living space. Homes are priced from the high-$200s to more than $1 million. The community offers 11 neighborhoods and the opportunity for a private boat dock on Eagle Lake. Naples Reserve is located off U.S. 41, 2 miles southeast of the Collier Boulevard/ CR 951 intersection and 10 minutes from I-75, Exit 101. Visit the community at 14885 Naples Reserve Circle or online at www. naplesreserve.com. Above: Naples Reserve Island Club. Middle: Naples Reserve Island Club grand hall. Bottom: Naples Reserve fitness center. 4 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
BROKER PARTICIPATION WELCOMED. ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS REFERENCE SHOULD BE MADE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. NOT AN OFFERING WHERE PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW. PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. 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 StockDevelopment.com Come tour our exceptional collection of fully furnished models in some of the most distinctive communities and neighborhoods in the area. From luxury single family homes to exquisite estate homes, theres a Stock home waiting for you. 25 BEAUTIFUL MODELS. 10 DESIRABLE LOCATIONS. ALL READY TO CALL HOME. ISLES OF COLLIER PRESERVE2 MODELS TO TOURSingle Family Homes from $1 million to over $1.5 million 5684 Barbuda Lane, Naples NAPLES RESERVE5 MODELS TO TOURSingle Family Homes from the $400s to over $1 Million 14807 Dockside Lane, NaplesTwo miles south from the intersection of CR951 and US41 MOORINGSLUXURY CUSTOM ESTATE HOME$3,495,000 3050 Crayton Road, Naples PINE RIDGE2 LUXURY CUSTOM ESTATE HOMES392 West Street, Naples | $3,495,000 186 North Street, Naples | $3,495,000 PARK SHORELUXURY CUSTOM ESTATE HOME$3,395,000 3750 Fountainhad Lane, Naples THE CBIA PARADE OF HOMESTMGRAND OPENING WEEKEND | MARCH 10TH2THFRIDAY & SATURDAY 10A.M.P.M. | SUNDAY 12P.M.P.M. QUAIL WEST4 MODELS TO TOURSingle Family and Custom Estate Homes from $1 million to over $4 million 6289 Burnham Road, Naples LELY RESORT4 MODELS TO TOURSingle Family and Coach Homes from the $400s 8038 Signature Club Circle, Bldg. 8-102, Naples TWINEAGLES2 MODELS TO TOURSingle Family Homes from $1 million to over $2 million 12433 Twin Eagles Blvd., Naples BONITA BAYFULLY FURNISHED MODELMove-in-Ready | $2,809,000 26100 Woodlyn Drive, Bonita Springs ESPLANADE NAPLES3 MODELS TO TOURSingle Family Homes from $1 million to over $2 million 9105 Esplanade Blvd., NaplesSTOCKSBESTPresenting WINNEROF 9 CBIA 2017 PARADE OF HOMES AWARDSMOVEINREADY HOMES THROUGHOUT SOUTHWEST FLORIDA. FROM THE $400s TO OVER $4 MILLION.
6 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYLife on the waterfront, inspired by life on the waterMarina front lifestyle attracts buyers to AQUAThere is a point on Floridas West Coast known to boaters far and wide. The town of Naples is famous for its fishing, its charm and its natural beauty. Now, Naples is also home to AQUA at Pelican Isle, neighboring the Pelican Isle Yacht Club, the new address of choice on Floridas Paradise Coast. Necessity meets luxury, comfort and security at AQUA. The marinafront luxury tower community welcomes owners, residents and visitors alike with a suite of amenities and resources from the essential to the irresistible. Whether it is your permanent address, a frequent getaway or a favorite port of call, AQUA at Pelican Isle has become an acclaimed destination in its own right. The more passionate you are about your time aboard, the more value you place on your time ashore. AQUA features expansive water views, a picturesque waterside promenade, and beautifully landscaped grounds. AQUA offers the ultimate in luxury in a pristine, natural setting well known to the yachting world. Located nearby world-class restaurants and shopping in downtown Naples, AQUA combines all of the advantages of luxury waterfront living in Southwest Florida in one place. AQUA at Pelican Isle is designed to help you make the most of every moment. The elegant, 11-story luxury tower II (now under construction) offers an array of the finest amenities, all designed to make daily living as comfortable and rewarding as possible for AQUA residents. The first tower is sold out. AQUA at Pelican Isle offers a unique opportunity to a limited number of buyers to create a custom home overlooking a private marina, Wiggins Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, setting a new standard for luxury waterfront living as the finest boutique marina-front condominium in the Naples market. Development of Tower II continues on the select 32 residences with a limited number of residences still available for sale including two penthouse suites. Indulge, exercise, and entertain -all in the state-of-the-art luxury, while you prepare for your next cruise. Custom residences range between 3,900 to over 4,100 square feet, with three bedrooms, three and a half baths and either a living/family room or living/family room plus den. Design features include high ceilings, gourmet kitchens with gas cooktops, sunlit backto-front living areas, spacious master bedroom suites, lavish master bathrooms with generous closet space and more. The two remaining penthouse suites on the top floor are more than 6,500 square feet. Exceptional conveniences offered at AQUA include a state-of-the-art movie theater, a private library, resort-style pool and spa, fitness center with his and her steam rooms and dry sauna facilities, and much more. Additionally, Tower II amenities include an outdoor putting green, a dog run, a game room with virtual golf overlooking the waterfront, and three spacious guest suites. Those seeking a more refined lifestyleone where sophistication, luxury and the water interact on a daily basis should act now on the few remaining residences at AQUAs Tower II. With the completion date scheduled for spring 2017, these one-of-a-kind waterfront residences will not last long. Select a residence at AQUAs Tower II and discover why it is Paradise Coasts chosen address! For further information about the select opportunities at AQUA, please call 239-591-2727, visit online at www. aqua-naples.com or stop by the information center located at Wiggins Pass Road, 13675 Vanderbilt Drive, Naples, Florida 34110. All residences at AQUA are offered from $1.995 million and above, exclusively from PACT Realty.
ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, MAKE REFERENCE TO THIS BROCHURE AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY CHAPTER 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. & Exclusive Sales & Marketing by Wilson& Associates The Skys the Stage... ...for an Encore Performance Tower 2 makes its debut at Kalea Bay. Pre-construction pricing. Morning sunrises and evening sunsets. A performance youll want to watch over and over again. Secure your front-row seat for an encore presentation center, plus one spectacular clubhouse. Residences priced from $1.4 million. 13910 Old Coast Road, Naples, FL 34110 KaleaBay.com 239-793-0110From US 41 take Wiggins Pass Road and go north on Vanderbilt Drive. (Bridge closed between Immokalee Road and Wiggins Pass Road.)
Phase II residents closing and moving into Naples SquarePhase II residents at Naples Square are closing on their purchase contracts and moving into their new residences. Property manager Vesta Property Services is scheduling move-in dates. Naples Square is being developed by The Ronto Group at 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. Naples Squares walk-able lifestyle and the availability of one and two-story, two and three bedroom plus den floor plans with openconcept living areas and open-air terraces continue to transform how people live in Naples downtown district. The Phase II building is approaching sell-out. Six purchase opportunities remain available, including four residences ranging from 1,529 to 2,857 square feet under air priced from the mid-$700s. The plans feature open-concept living areas, open-air terraces, controlled access under-building parking, private storage, and bicycle storage within the garage. Two Phase II models are expected to open early this month and a third model is expected to open later in March. Previously sold Phase I Denison and Essex models are open for tours with a sales associate. Sales associates are available at the Sales Gallery at 100 South Goodlette-Frank Road or at Phase I unit 101 at Third Avenue South and 10th Street. Two Phase II Franklin residences are available. The two-story Phase II Franklin offers 2,857 square feet with three bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, a living room with a two-story ceiling and doublestacked windows, a dining room, island kitchen, and a second floor with a large flex room, the owners suite, a guest suite, laundry room, and a glass tube elevator. A glass-enclosed shower, soaking tub, and separate vanities are included in the owners bath. The Phase II Franklin features an oversized one-car garage accessed from the residence and is base-priced at $1,400,000. The remaining Phase II Franklin residences feature upgraded finishes, including Sheer Glow porcelain tile flooring in the first floor living areas, on the grand staircase, and in the upstairs loft; Frosty White Shaker-style cabinetry, Cloud Nine Pompei Quartz countertops, a drawer microwave incorporated in the island, and a KitchenAid vent hood over the cooktop in the kitchen; a Pneumatic Vacuum elevator with an anodized silver finish; and a powder coated aluminum staircase railing with 3/16-inch stainless steel cables. The railing matches the elevators metal frame. Two Phase II Denison residences remain. The Phase II Denison offers 2,264 square feet plus a 290 square feet balcony. Based-priced at $1,075,000, the plan features three bedrooms, a den, three baths, a family room and dining room, an island kitchen, and a wraparound balcony accessed from the family room, dining room, and one of the guest bedrooms. The owners suite includes a bedroom with a private balcony, walk-in closets, and a bath with separate vanities, a soaking tub, glass-enclosed shower, and a separate water closet. One Phase II penthouse Chelsea residence is available. Priced at $914,000, the Phase II Chelsea two-bedroom plus den, two-and-a-half bath plan 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 double walk-in closets and a bath with a glass-enclosed shower and tub. One Phase II Ballard residence also remains available. The two-bedroom plus den, two-bath plan offers 1,529 square feet under air plus a 203 square feet balcony and is base-priced at $740,000. The great room, master bedroom, and guest bedroom open to the balcony. An optional pocketing door can provide ensuite guest quarters. A counter-height island in the kitchen offers seating, a stainless steel sink, dishwasher and a food preparation area. Ronto is now converting Phase III reservations to contracts. Construction is expected to start upon permit approval. Eight Phase III floor plans from 1,460 to 3,238 square feet under air are priced from $695,000. The one and two-story, two and three bedroom plus den plans include open-concept living areas and open-air terraces. The plans feature 10 ceilings, designer kitchens, chic owners bedrooms, and designer flooring. Two of the Phase III Emerson residences remain available. The plan offers 2,830 square feet under air. The plans great room, dining room, owners bedroom, and one of the two guest bedrooms open to a south-facing 366 square feet balcony. Base-priced at $1,495,000, the plan includes a den, island kitchen, a foyer with a ceiling detail, three-anda-half baths, and a laundry room. The owners suite includes double walk-in closets and a bath with his and her vanities, a soaking tub, glass enclosed shower, and a separate water closet. Phase III residents will enjoy a courtyard amenity deck with an enlarged pool deck and a pool 29% larger than the Phase I and Phase II pools. The redesign provides larger poolside seating and outdoor dining tables. The new design also includes two tables under the pavilion adjacent to the pool. Gas grills with sinks and seating areas with firepits will enhance the outdoor experience. A club room and a terrace will open to the pool area and include a bar, television, billiards room, and furnished fire pit areas on the courtyard level. Other amenities include a fitness center, secure under-building parking, private storage, and bicycle storage within the garage. The Naples Square Sales Gallery at 100 South Goodlette-Frank Road in downtown Naples is open daily. Visit NaplesSquare.com. Above: Base-priced at $695,000, the Phase III Astoria great room plan at Naples Square offers 1,460 square feet of living space plus a 260 square feet open-air balcony. The Phase III Astoria residences are east and west facing. Modeled after the 2,934 square feet under air Phase I Franklin floor plan, the twostory Phase III Fenwick plan at Naples Square offers 3,238 square feet under air, a 10% increase in air conditioned space. Phase III reservations are now being converted to contracts. Right: Base-priced at $845,000, the 1,698 square feet under air Phase III Biltmore plan at Naples Square includes a 242 square feet open-air balcony. The twobedroom plus den, great room plan includes a spacious counter-height island kitchen with a stainless steel sink, dishwasher and a food preparation area. Ab ov e: B as epr ic ed a t $6 95 0 00 th e Ph as e g gg 8 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
Strong sales continue at Rontos Seaglass TowerWith construction of 26-floor, 120-unit Seaglass high-rise tower within Bonita Bay progressing at a rapid pace and on schedule for completion in just 15 months, The Ronto Group announced 64 sales contracts worth over $125 million have been processed. An additional three contracts worth nearly $5 million are pending. The building is more than 50% sold. 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 Gulf coast. Open-concept floor plans with tall ceilings take advantage of mangr ove, water, and sunset views. Ronto has eschewed the traditional high-rise builder practice of providing decorator ready residences that require additional time and investment. Seaglass offers brand new, fully-completed, and ready-for-occupancy residences with designer-selected premium finishes, including flooring, paint, and trim. Each residence will come with two protected access under-building parking spaces. Private enclosed two-car garages will be available. The Seaglass penthouse residences have been sold. A choice selection of tower residences ranging from 2,889 to 3,421 square feet under air and priced from just over $1.1 million remains available. The tower residences will include dual private elevator grand foyers, large island kitchens, three bedrooms and three-and-a-half baths, or three bedrooms plus a den or fourth bedroom and three-and-a-half baths, walk-in closets in the owners suite, and sliders opening to multiple outdoor spaces that include a gas grill. Ten-foot ceiling heights are included per plan. One residence remains available on both the 8th and 10th floors, and two are available on the 7th, 11th, and 15th floors. Units in the 01 stack on the 3rd and 4th floors are priced from $1,510,000 to $1,535,000. Residences in the 06 stack on floors 3 through 7 and on the 15th floor are offered from $1,510,000 to $2,135,000. Ronto is making a special opportunity available to purchasers of residences 2003 and 2004 on the 20th floor. In addition to selecting finishes for their new home through the Seaglass Finishing Touches Program, homebuyers may join the two units together to create a 6,200 square foot residence with scintillating views of the Gulf of Mexico. The expanded residence will come with four protected access under-building parking spaces. The 2003 and 2004 residences are individually priced at $1,855,000 and at $3,710,000 in the combined configuration. The outdoor spaces in the Seaglass tower residences merge the indoor and outdoor living experience. The 301-306 tower residences enhance the indoor/ outdoor experience even further. While the tower residences on floors four through nineteen include three terraces with a total of 525 square feet, the 301306 residences offer extended terraces wrapped by planters and curved walls, pavered decking material, a trellis that will provide a shaded seating area, and a gas grill. Units one and six on level three will offer a total of 1,460 square feet of terrace space; units two and five a total of 1,705 square feet; and units three and four a total of 1,610 square feet. Pricing for the 301-306 residences starts at $1,180,000. A 306 model with an interior designed by Renee Gaddis, NCIDQ, ASID, GREEN AP, President and Principal Designer at Renee Gaddis Interiors, is priced at $1,825,000 with furnishings. With concrete on the 11th floor already poured and a new floor being poured every two weeks, homebuyers interested in a residence on one of the buildings lower to mid-level floors are urged to make their buying decisions now. Doing so will allow them to take advantage of The Ronto Groups innovative Finishing Touches Program. The Program is designed to assist future residents with finish selections and to ensure each residence meets individual buyer preferences. Opportunities to specify finish selections are becoming progressively limited as construction progresses. The Finishing Touches Program allows future residents to select finishes for their new homes flooring, cabinetry, countertops, door hardware, plumbing fixtures, and paint colors. A fully outfitted kitchen featuring the finishes and Thermadore appliances available at Seaglass is included at the Seaglass Design Studio, as well as stone, porcelain, and wood flooring and carpet selections; granite, marble, and quartz countertops; decorative backsplash choices; trim, doors, faucets, and plumbing fixtures; and a gas grill. The Gulf Atlantic Design Group, the provider of cabinetry products at Seaglass, also works directly with future residents to design and produce specialty pieces that can enhance both the look and the functionality of the home. These could include entertainment centers, integrated bookcases, built-ins, elegant buffets for the dining room, and unique furniture pieces. Future residents are invited to meet with the Finishing Touches Coordinator at the Design Studio and to include their own interior designer in the selection process. Future residents may also specify finishes from other sources. The Seaglass Design Studio and Sales Center are open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and Sundays from noon to 5:00 p.m. Recognized as one of the ten healthiest clubs in America by Prevo Health Solutions, Bonita Bays amenities range from a 60,000 square feet Lifestyle Center, to five championship golf courses, expanded 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 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, freshly made organic juices, and smoothies that can be enjoyed on-site or prepared to go. Visit Seaglass online at www.seaglassatbonitabay.com. d t f i e f t t C i t Above: Seaglass Living Room Rendering: The expansive open-concept living spaces in the Seaglass tower residences include tall windows that maximize the view corridors in each residence. Left: The kitchens in the Seaglass tower residences present a fresh clean aura and large islands that offer an ideal setting for entertaining. Below: The outdoor spaces included with the Seaglass tower residences offer an opportunity to merge the indoor and outdoor living experience while providing spectacular views of Southwest Floridas fabled sunsets. from Se a a n d fr o p m ur d no o R th e in H e B a fr o fe e fi v c o f a m v e p r n h T s a f eet worl d 10 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
Del Webb Naples Pulte Homes Maple Ridge by CC HomesFrom water slides to bike ridesWhether the kids are splashing around at our private water park or youre off for a morning bike ride, youll love the lifestyle in Ave Maria. Come visit us today. Discover 21 model homes and 40 oor plans to choose from. 2 to 6 bedroom homes range in price from the high $100s to the $500s. And dont forget to bring your camera. Theres so much to see and do youll want to capture every moment. Ave Maria. Picture Perfect. 5076 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 2016 Community of the Year Pulte Homes m era. Theres so much to see m e to capture every moment. a nt t o r e Perfect. P i ctur e p g g y M M M M a a p p p p l l l e e e R R R i i i i d d d d g g g g e e e b b b y y y C C C C C C H H H o o m m e e e s s s Maple Ridge by CC Homes
Fort Myers / Estero Bonita Springs / Naples 1 Mediterra 15836 Savona Way Naples, FL 855.810.7976 mediterranaples.com 2 Quail West6289 Burnham Road Naples, FL 239.592.1010 QuailWest.com 3 Talis Park16980 Livingston Road Naples, FL 239.449.5900 TalisPark.com 4 Twin Eagles11330 Twin Eagles Boulevard Naples, FL 239.352.8000 TwinEagles.com 5 Olde Cypress7276 Lantana Circle Naples, FL 239.596.4794 OldeCypressLantana.com 6 Raffia Preserve4075 Wolfe Road Naples, FL 239.598.2370 raffiapreserve.wcicommunities.com 7 Naples Square100 S Goodlette-Frank Road Naples, FL 239.228.5800 NaplesSquare.com 8 The Isles of Collier Preserve5445 Caribe Avenue Naples, FL 844.838.3392 MintoFLA.com 9 Lely Resort New Home Sales8038 Signature Club Circle, Bldg 8-102 Naples, FL 239.793.2100 stockdevelopment.com 10 Mangrove Bay201 Goodlette Road South Naples, FL 239.261.2200 MangroveBayNaples.com 11 Residences at Mercato9123 Strada Place, Suite 7125 Naples, FL 239.594.9400 ResidencesAtMercato.com 12 Lamorada Naples2190 Woodcrest Drive Naples, FL 239.444.4450 WCICommunities.com 13 Livingston Lakes15161 Palmer Lake Circle Naples, FL 239.444.3490 livingstonlakes.com 14 The Colony Golf & Bay Club4541 Coconut Road Bonita Springs, FL 239.495.1300 TheColonyWCI.com 15 Seaglass at Bonita Bay26951 Country Club Drive Bonita Springs, FL 239.301.4940 seaglassatbonitabay.com 16 Altaira4541 Coconut Road Bonita Springs, FL 239.495.1300 AltairaWCI.com 17 Kalea Bay13910 Old Coast Road Naples, FL 239.793.0110 KaleaBay.com 18 Ave Maria5076 Annunciation Circle #104 Ave Maria, FL (888) 841-3477 AveMaria.com 19 Paloma 26109 St. Michael Lane Bonita Springs, FL 239.949.8910 drhorton.com 20 Mockingbird Crossing 1600 Mockingbird Crossing Dr. Naples, FL 239.233.0592 drhorton.com 21 Tuscany Pointe14310 Tuscany Pointe Trail Naples, FL 34120 239.225.2679 drhorton.com 22 Sorrento28063 Sosta Lane #2 Bonita Springs, FL 239.225.2659 drhorton.com 23 Sienna Reserve14656, Reserve Lane Naples, FL 239.643.4333 siennareservenaples.com 24 Andalucia1336 Andlaucia Way Naples, FL 239.304.8314 andalucianaples.com 25 Estuary at Grey Oaks1220 Gordon River Trail Naples, FL 239.261.3148 estuaryatgreyoaks.com 12 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
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Everyone welcomed to enjoy progress at Babcock Ranch during Founders Festival Saturday and Sunday!Kitson & Partners is inviting the public to enjoy the progress being made at Babcock Ranch during a twoday Founders Festival event Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 6:00 p.m. The opening of the Festival will be preceded by the 2017 Sun Run at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday. Babcock Ranch is a new eco-centric town being developed by Kitson in Charlotte County 20 minutes east of Fort Myers off Florida State Road 31 just north of the Lee County Civic Center. Babcock Ranch is the first solar powered town in the world and will ultimately include 19,500 homes and nearly 50,000 residents. Actively under construction, the new town is literally coming out of the ground. The Founders Festival will celebrate the progress made thus far, including the completion of Founders Squares event lawn, band shell, and boardwalk, the first buildings in Babcocks Downtown District, including Woodlea Hall, Curry Creek Outfitters, and the Table & Tap restaurant, as well as a fishing pier, dog park, the first four miles of the new towns trail network, and a number of new model homes. A formal grand opening will be held in first quarter, 2018 when additional buildings at Founders Square have been completed. Founders Fest will feature two days of music, food trucks, a farmers market, model home tours, kids games, family activities, and more. Prior to the dedication of Founders Square at 10:30 on Saturday, Babcock Ranch will host the 2017 Sun Run that will include a 10-K race starting at 7:30, a 5-K race starting at 8:00, and a one-mile Fun Run at 9:00. Registration for the 10-K and 5-K will continue Saturday morning and will require a $20.00 day of event registration fee. The free one-mile Fun Run is open to runners and walkers of all ages and strollers are allowed. Johnson Engineering, Inc. is sponsoring a race breakfast and hand sanitizers for the runners cinch bags. Dana Miller of Cypress Lake High Schools Performing Arts group will perform the national anthem prior to the start of the 10-K. Kitson & Partners Chairman & CEO Syd Kitson will welcome Festival visitors from the lakefront band shell at Founders Square at 10:30 Saturday morning. Kitson will be joined on the stage by Babcock Ranch President Rick Severance, representatives from numerous partner organizations, and Charlotte and Lee County Commissioners as he formally dedicates Founders Square with a ribbon cutting. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy the festivities while sitting on the Squares open green. Upon completion of the ribbon cutting, Festival visitors will be treated to a performance by the Pride of Port Charlotte High School Marching Band and the games and other activities will begin on the lawn at Founders Square and in the parks in the Lake Timber residential neighborhood where visitors will have an opportunity to tour the first model homes completed at Babcock Ranch. Furnished models by Stock Development and Homes by Towne from Lake Timbers Longleaf and Heritage Collections respectively will be open for viewing on both Saturday and Sunday. Games and activities sponsored by Trifecta Construction Solutions and Fawcett Memorial Hospital on both days will include an egg toss, sack races, a water balloon toss, hula hoop, a tug of war, and a basketball free throw shooting contest. Kimley-Horn & Associates is sponsoring red maple and bald cypress trees for children to plant. The DeSoto Arts & Humanities Council and Peace River Arts & Humanities Council will feature active painting by artists on the Squares boardwalk overlooking Lake Babcock. Food and beverages will be available from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday and noon to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday in the Downtown District. Those attending the Festival will also have an opportunity to experience Sunset Trail, the first stage of the 50-mile network of nature trails that will be enjoyed by Babcocks residents and visitors. Musical performances sponsored by CenturyLink at Founders Squares band shell will be held throughout the day on both Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday, The Mystic River Band will play from noon to 2:00 p.m. and will be followed by headliner JP Soars & the Red Hots Band 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Sundays performances start at noon and include the Kollections Band from DeSoto County, The American Made Band from Charlotte County, and the headliner Ben Allen Band that will close the Festival with a performance from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. Drawings for giveaways by five Babcock Ranch homebuilders will be held at 3:20 at the band shell. Founders Square is the heart of the Downtown District at Babcock Ranch. Visitors to the Festival will have an opportunity to visit the information center at Woodlea Hall, Babcocks first civic building situated on the western edge of Founders Square. Hikers, bikers, kayakers, boaters, and fishing enthusiasts will enjoy Curry Creek Outfitters located next door to Woodlea Hall. The lakefront Table & Tap restaurant includes indoor and outdoor dining and a beer garden immediately adjacent to the green at Founders Square. Children will enjoy the Squares splash pad. Benches offer an inviting place to relax and the lakefront boardwalk at the northern edge of the green offers a place to take a stroll along the lake. To learn more about the Founders Festival at Babcock Ranch Saturday and Sunday, visit www.foundersfest.net. To learn more about living at the eco-centric, solar powered town being created by Kitson & Partners at Babcock Ranch, visit www. babcockranch.com. Above: Babcock Ranch is a new eco-centric town under construction 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. Left: Visitors to the Founders Festival at Babcock Ranch will be welcomed at the lakefront Table & Tap restaurant that includes indoor and outdoor dining and a beer garden immediately adjacent to the green at Founders Square. Below: Kitson & Partners is inviting the public to come enjoy the progress being made at Babcock Ranch during a two-day Founders Festival event Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 6:00 p.m. The new town is literally coming out of the ground. The above rendering depicts how downtown Babcock Ranch and the surrounding area will appear at build-out. fhlkfbdhllFd A b c o ju 31 i n B a & a n F o th B a Sa n o th B a b u 14 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
Custom Estate Homes priced from $1.5M 239-352-8000 TwinEagles.com Naples nest golf community
Kalea Bay releases second tower as first tower approaches selloutPrices start at $1.3 million in Tower 1Kalea Bay, the gated, resortlifestyle, high-rise community located on Vanderbilt Drive in North Naples, announced the communitys second tower has been released for sale. Our first tower, which is under construction and scheduled to be completed this fall, has already surpassed the 80 percent sold mark, stated Inga Wilson, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Kalea Bay. The approaching sellout of Tower 1 and the overwhelming response from our buyers prompted us to release Tower 2. The new 22-story tower, with 120 residences, will have 20 floors of residences over two floors of parking. The incredibly designed residences offer views of the Gulf of Mexico and pristine nature preserve. Six floor plans are available in Tower 2. Residences 1 and 6 are 3-bedroom plus den/3.5 bath plans with 3,704 total square feet. Residences 2 and 5, with 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, have 3,791 total square feet. Residences 3 and 4 are 4-bedroom/4.5-bath plans also with 3,791 total square feet. All residents will revel in Gulf views, open floor plans, a private elevator leading directly into their residence and wood floors throughout, said Wilson. The custom kitchens have Wolf and SubZero appliances, a natural gas range, luxury cabinetry, quartz countertops, a Butlers pantry and oversized island, all of which are standard features. Our floor plans have an open design we call lifestyle designs that blends the kitchen seamlessly into the living and dining rooms, perfect for the way people live today, said Wilson. The master bedroom includes an oversized walk-in closet while the master bath has his and hers vanities, quartz countertops, luxury cabinetry, a soaking tub and separate glass-enclosed shower. All master suites, kitchens and main living areas have direct views to the water and preserve. They are perfect vantage points to watch our spectacular sunsets, Wilson said. Additional residential features include floor-to-ceiling windows and doors that open to large lanais with transparent glass rails. We take our outdoor living as seriously as our indoor living with oversized lanais on every residence, said Wilson. High-tech wiring and fully equipped laundry rooms round out the list of features, she noted. Dramatic views are available to every homeowner, no matter which floor they live on as the towers amenities are located on the rooftop including the sky lounge, a dramatic pool and the open-air fitness center. From the rooftop, residents can enjoy daily views of the Gulf of Mexico, the nature preserves and two beaches ranked among the best in the United States. Prices at Kalea Bay begin at $1.3 million. In addition to the rooftop amenities, the residents of Kalea Bay will also enjoy the communitys clubhouse area, which is also under construction and due to be completed this fall. The clubhouse area will be the social and recreational centerpiece of the community, said Wilson. Kalea Bays 88,000-square-foot clubhouse is located on the north side of the large lake at the communitys entrance. It will feature three individual pools, including a resort pool, an adults-only pool and a childrens pool, plus an expansive pool deck, a poolside bistro, open-air bar, an indoor/outdoor restaurant, a sundries shop, and a state-of-the-art fitness center. All three pools will overlook the lake and provide a multitude of recreational options for everyone who lives and visits here, said Wilson. Expansive sun decks with lounge chairs and native, tropical plants will separate each of the three pools for the ultimate in privacy. If basking in the sun or taking a refreshing dip in the pool isnt on a residents schedule, perhaps meeting friends for lunch, dinner or drinks is. The amenities at Kalea Bay rival some of the finest in the world, said Wilson. Our indoor/outdoor restaurant will serve phenomenal meals throughout the day. And what better way to celebrate the good life in Florida than meeting family and friends for drinks while watching the sun set over the Gulf of Mexico. This is what living in Florida is supposed to be. Adjacent to the clubhouse is the tennis pavilion with Har-Tru tennis courts, as well as pickleball courts, and 24 guest suites to accommodate overnight guests and family members. Having that number of guest suites is unusual for a luxury high-rise community, but its an amenity our residents are excited about especially when they have extended family visiting, said Wilson. For more information regarding Kalea Bay visit the onsite sales center. Due to bridge closings in the North Naples area, take US 41 to Wiggins Pass Road, then right on Vanderbilt Drive, two-tenths of a mile. Additional information is available by calling (239) 793-0110 or online at KaleaBay.com. KlB88000f a n t u op w h E w n w t h u Ifbkiih Above: All master bedrooms offer views of the Gulf of Mexico. Kalea Bays new tower is 22 stories tall. Kalea Bay residences have very open floor plans. Right: The custom kitchens feature Wolf and SubZero appliances and an oversized island. Below: Kalea Bays first and second towers were designed with rooftop amenities, including a sky lounge, spectacular pool and open-air fitness center. Above:Allmasterbedroomsofferviewsofthe 16 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
Broker participation welcomed. Prices, plans and specications subject to change without notice. ORAL REPRESENTATION CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS REFERENCE SHOULD BE MADE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. NOT AN OFFERING WHERE PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW. PHOTOGRAPHY IN THIS AD MAY BE STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY USED TO DEPICT THE LIFESTYLE TO BE ACHIEVED RATHER ANY THAT MAY EXIST. 239.449.5900 TalisPark.comA KITSON & PARTNERS COMMUNITY state ivinFurnished Showcase Estate Residences by Gulfshore Homes, McGarvey Custom Homes, M Development & Sunwest Homes from $4,495,000 to $4,849,000. Grand Estate Home Sites from $1.65 Million See it... Touch it... Feel it, Make it your own MODELS OPEN DAILY
18 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYStock Signature Homes presenting 23 furnished models during CBIA Parade of HomesFrom north to south, Stock Signature Homes is presenting an array of 23 designer decorated furnished models throughout the area during the CBIA Multi-Site Parade of Homes today through Sunday and March 17th through 19th. Each of the models showcases Stocks penchant for creating a diverse collection of luxurious residences with exceptional livability. Stocks 4,238 square feet Stella model in Bay Woods at Bonita Bay is being featured during the Parade of Homes and priced at $2,809,000. Four models are featured at Quail West, including the 4,937 square feet Aqualina estate priced at $3,799,990. Three additional models are in the Cortland neighborhood, including the 4,297 square feet Cameron residence priced at $2,358,583; the open-concept Normandy II model priced at $2,317,125; and the 4,238 square feet Stella model priced at $2,339,460. Stock Signature Homes is the exclusive builder in Cortland. Stock is presenting models in the Esplanade Golf & Country Club of Naples and in TwinEagles. The previously sold Glenmore in Arrezo at Esplanade offers a 3,591 square feet great room plan with four bedrooms, a study, four-and-a-half baths, a formal dining room and gourmet island kitchen, and an outdoor living area with a fireplace, summer kitchen, pool and spa. The Windsor III in Esplanades Salara neighborhood offers 4,155 square feet with three bedrooms, a fourth bedroom or rec room, four-and-a-half baths, a great room, study, formal dining room, island kitchen, and an outdoor living area with a fireplace, outdoor kitchen, pool, and spa. The Windsor III is offered at $2,038,715. Stocks previously sold Windsor model is featured in Lake Estates at TwinEagles. A great room plan includes a formal dining room, a island kitchen, his and her studies, four bedrooms, four-and-a-half baths, and a covered lanai with an outdoor fireplace, summer kitchen, pool and spa. Stock is presenting two estate models in Pine Ridge Estates in North Naples. A model at 186 North Street is priced at $3,495,000. This serene coastal retreat is finished in soft taupes with accents of powdery sky blues and tonal creams. Weathered oak wood flooring is found throughout the home. A residence at 392 West Street features 4,369 square feet plus 1,084 square feet of covered lanai space. The great room plan features a formal dining room, island kitchen, study, exercise room, three bedrooms plus a VIP suite, and three-and-a-half baths plus a pool bath. An outdoor fireplace, outdoor kitchen, pool and spa are included. Stocks completed model at 3750 Fountainhead Lane in Park Shore was named recipient of Park Shores 2017 Beautification Award. Priced at $3,395,000, the 4,189 square feet twostory residence offers a living room that features a fireplace, a two-story ceiling, and opens to an outdoor living area with a fireplace, outdoor kitchen, and a pool and spa. Stocks 4,189 square feet model at 3050 Crayton Road is perfectly suited to an indoor/outdoor lifestyle and priced at $3,495,000. The residence features an interior by Meredith Summersgill, Senior Designer at Soco Interiors. The primary living areas include a great room with a fireplace, an island kitchen, a walk-in wine room, formal dining room, study, four bedrooms, four-anda-half baths plus a pool bath, a onecar garage, and a two-car garage. The great room, study, master bedroom, and breakfast area open to an outdoor living area with a summer kitchen, fireplace, pool and spa. Stocks Cocoplum and Marigold models are showcased at the Isles of Collier Preserve. The 3,641 square feet Cocoplum plan includes 1,004 square feet of covered lanai space. The plan features a great room that opens to the lanai and can include an optional builtin entertainment center, an island kitchen, dining room, study, four bedrooms, four-and-a-half baths and a three-car garage. The Marigold includes 3,578 square feet under air plus a 1,062 square feet covered lanai. The model features a great room, an island kitchen, a formal dining room, four bedrooms or three bedrooms plus a bonus room, a study, four-and-a-half baths, and an outdoor living area with a fireplace, summer kitchen, a pool and spa. The Marigold model is priced at $1,584,730. Four models are being presented at Lely Resort, two of which are in Lakoya. The 1,809 square feet San Remo III model is priced at $774,990 and offers a great room plan with two bedrooms, two baths, a study, and a two-car garage. The 1,916 square feet, threebedroom, two-bath Arvanita is priced at $534,990 and includes formal living and dining rooms and a two-car garage. Second floor coach homes are featured in Cipriani and Signature Club. The 2,919 square feet San Marco in Cipriani is priced at $639,990 and offers a great room plan with three bedrooms, three baths, an island kitchen, a club room, and a two-car garage. The previously sold 2,096 square feet Wentworth coach home in the Signature Club is also featured. Stock is presenting five models in Parrot Cay and Sparrow Cay at Naples Reserve. The 2,947 square feet Madison in Parrot Cay is priced at $1,195,500 while the 3,255 square feet Muirfield III also in Parrot Cay is offered at $1,412,060. The Sparrow Cay models include the 2,913 square feet Anastasia priced at $1,041,710; the 2,643 square feet Venice priced at $956,750; and the 2,384 square feet Biscayne priced at $906,330. To learn more about the models featured by Stock Signature Homes in the CBIA Multi-Site Parade of Homes, visit stockdevelopment.com. Above: Stock Signature Homes furnished model at 3750 Fountainhead Lane was named recipient of Park Shores 2017 Beautification Award. Priced at $3,395,000 with furnishings, the two-story residence showcases an interior by Clive Daniel Homes Rebekah Errett-Pikosky and Charlie Hansen. Right: Priced at $3,799,990 fully-furnished, Stocks 4,937 square feet Aqualina model at Quail West showcases an interior by Christina Villalonga, Senior Designer at Marc Michaels Interior Design. Below: The 2,913 square feet Anastasia residence is one of five furnished models Stock Signature Homes is presenting at Naples Reserve during the Parade of Homes. The furnished Anastasia model is offered for $1,041,710 and features an interior by Soco Interiors Daniel Kilgore.
Home Is Where the Water IsEXCLUSIVE WATERFRONT RESIDENCESA marina with immediate access to Wiggins Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, its all at AQUA. Its a lifestyle of natural truly unique tower, you must act soon. Currently Under Construction I Offered from $1.995 million and above exclusively by PACT Realty.NINE RESIDENCES REMAIN. View a Model Today and Make the Horizon Yours in Spring 2017 OPEN DAILY I 13675 Vanderbilt Drive Naples I 239.591.2727 I AQUA-naples.comORAL 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.
Homebuyers love the lifestyle in Ave MariaLife in Ave Maria is filled with simple pleasures big blue skies, friendly neighbors, walking and biking, and a sense of belonging. Make plans to visit Ave Maria this season 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. 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. Landshark Luau March 25Celebrate springtime with a free outdoor concert in the Ave Maria Town Center by The Landsharks, a Jimmy Buffet tribute band. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy beer specials, car show, and tropical food. Free Trolley Tours and Artisan MarketFree Trolley Tours continue every Tuesday and Thursday from 11am 2pm. Tours depart hourly from the Ave Maria Town Center. Come early or stay late and enjoy a meal at one of our several restaurants, or reserve an Orange Jeep Tour and make it a day! Call 239352-3903. An outdoor Artisan Market is held every Tuesday in our Town Center from 10am 2pm. Visit UsFor more information visit Ave Maria at 5076 Annunciation Circle # 104, avemaria.com or by calling 239-352-3903. Follow us on social media to be the first to learn about specials and incentives. Take Immokalee Rd. east; turn right onto Oil Well Rd; then left into the main Ave Maria entrance. Above: Outdoor living in Ave Maria is enjoyed by all ages. Ave Maria showcases over 40 floor plans designed for entertaining and everyday living. Maple Ridge by CCHomes presents contemporary designs from the high $100s. Panther Run Golf Club at Del Webb Naples hosts 18 holes designed by Gordon G Lewis. Avalon Park by Pulte Homes offers 14 floor plans from mid $200s. d C B ch an M Tu 2 p Ma la te e r a J e e 35 2 h e ld aisenjoyedbyallagesAveMariashowcasesover40 d P $ s n C r n t d T so N to ro Ch s e s i h o N r e an f i D b a m m 20 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
Prices at Allure touted as best in town for waterfront luxuryALLURE, the new 32-story condominium to be built on the Caloosahatchee River in the Historic Downtown Fort Myers River District, has been attracting a great deal of attention lately as the best-priced luxury condominium in the local market. A recent News-Press article titled Allures price is right for downtown Fort Myers, compares the high-rise with other new developments on the market noting that prices at Allure are much lower than other high-rise condos that are now under construction. Buyers at ALLURE commented in the article that With prices at Allure starting at $267,000 for a one-bedroom in a deluxe condo complex with amenities, theres nothing that compares for the price. Two-bedrooms, two-and-a-half bath residences with water views are available at about $400,000. Buyer Erik Elsea also commented on the competitive pre-construction prices at ALLURE stating, This building offers all the same amenities that these developments down in Bonita Bay are offering, but at a fraction of the price. It is a good opportunity to lock in your price now and in a few years you will probably be very happy that you did. Andy Heygate who purchased at ALLURE as an investment said, Allures good location in an exciting area offers a great price per square foot and is nicely finished. In addition to the great value and luxurious features and amenities, ALLUREs enviable urban location puts residents in the middle of all that is delightful about this newly-revitalized, historic, area of Fort Myers. Quickly becoming a treasure of the Gulf Coast the Historic Fort Myers River District combines tropical urbanism charm with a small town feel and provides an endless array of dining and entertainment options, and best of all, its just steps or a trolley ride away from ALLURE. With over 65 cafes, bars and restaurants, the pedestrian and pet-friendly historic downtown offers unlimited options for dining and nightlife to suit any taste. Arts and culture abound in the River District where the cobblestonestreets are lined with eclectic boutiques and art galleries, historic landmarks and architecture, museums, and even a professional theater. As if that werent enough, the city also organizes regular concerts and special events including Art Walk and Music Walk that have become extremely popular among downtown residents and visitors. In addition to all of our on-site amenities, Allures prime location provides our residents with five square miles of amenities right outside of their doors, says ALLURE Sales and Marketing Director Barbara Bengochea-Perez. ALLURE boasts an array of resortstyle building amenities: a private screening room with theater-style seating; state-of-the-art gym; pool deck with heated cascading infinity-edge pool overlooking the water; social gathering rooms with fireplace, billiards, game tables; Bocce Ball and barbeque grills on the rooftop, Pickleball by the pool, and many other luxury features. Luxurious residence features at ALLURE include porcelain flooring, natural gas ranges, double ovens, and quartz countertops in chef-inspired kitchens. All residences feature private entrance elevators and include covered garage parking with 24-hour controlled access. A variety of thoughtfullydesigned, open floor plans priced from the $200s to over $1 million offer one, two and three bedrooms. To learn more about ALLURE, call (239) 500-JAXI (5294), option #1, or visit the sales gallery located at 1300 Hendry Street. Visit online at www.AllureLuxuryCondominiums.com. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MARCH 9-15, 2017 21 Sales Gallery Now Open! 13oo Hendry St., Fort Myers, FL Open 7 days a week 239-500-JAXI (5294) www.AllureLuxuryCondominiums.com Info@AllureLuxuryCondominiums.com ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, MAKE REFERENCE TO THIS BROCHURE/ADVERTISING AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. RENDERINGS, SQUARE FOOTAGE AND ROOM DIMENSIONS ARE APPROXIMATE AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. PRICES, SPECIFICATIONS, FEATURES, FINISHES AND AVAILABILITY SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.Concierge Private Theater Fitness, Spa, Sauna Infinity Edge Pool High-Speed Internet& WIFI Sculpture Garden natural gas cooking
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LUXE LIVINGFLORIDA WEEKLYTHE NAPLES LUXURY HOME REDEFINED MARCH 2017 BANYAN PHOTOGRAPHY / COURTESY PHOTO PH PH H OTO OTO OTO OO GRA GRA GRA G PHY PHY PHY / / / / COU COU COU COU RTE RTE RTE SY SY SY S P Makeover A Naples condo gets new life 8 Designer Q&ALisa Ficarras design inspiration 2 Design SocietyOut and about at design events 6, 14, 20 PHO PHO TO T PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Modern styles, European flair and a fishermans sensibilities combine perfectly for a retreat on the Isles of Capri Page 12 WIDE water views
2 LUXE LIVING MARCH 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY PublisherShelley Hobbsshobbs@floridaweekly.comEditorCindy Piercecpierce@floridaweekly.comLuxe Living WriterMichael Korb Graphic DesignerMeg RoloffCirculation ManagerMaggie Humphreymaggie@floridaweekly.comAccount ExecutivesNicole Ryannryan@floridaweekly.comCori Higginschiggins@floridaweekly.comAdam Schonbergaschonberg@floridaweekly.com Andrew McAuleyandrew.firstname.lastname@example.orgSales and Marketing AssistantKatie Babkakbabka@floridaweekly.comPublished by Florida Media Group LLCNaples Florida Weekly 9051 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 202 Naples, Florida 34108 Phone 239.325.1960www.FloridaWeekly.com 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. Live Edge | Traditional | ContemporaryMiromar Design Center, Suite 190 10800 Corkscrew Rd, Estero, FL,33928 239.949.5889 ENJOY 40% OFF SEASON SALE E.M. SOBERON DESIGNER Q&ALISA FICARRATheres an elegant simplicity to the work of interior designer Lisa Ficarra of Ficarra Design Associates in Naples. Shes noted for timeless style and effortless attention to detail. Luxe Livings Michael Korb caught up with her to ask about her muses, her process and how she got started. Q: Is there one moment you can look back on that was pivotal to you wanting to be in this field? A: My dad was a builder and took me to job sites with him when I was a child. I loved watching a building grow into someones home. When I was freshman in college in the art program, I decided I wanted to pursue architecture. But my school didnt have an architecture program, so I joined the interior design program and took as many building and construction courses as I could. I pursued a position with an architect in New York doing interior design and realized that I could be more creative in interior design than architecture. Q; Where did you get your training, and how has that shaped the work you do now? A: I received my bachelors of science in interior design from Western Michigan University. I also studied in Italy my sophomore year and went back to work with an architect in Rome after I graduated. I took postgraduate courses at Parsons School of Design while working with an architect in New SEE Q&A, PAGE 4 brings a global background to her Naples projects This contemporary space combines living and dining areas under a unifying ceiling of floating beams. Rich dark mahogany woods create a sharp contrast to the muted grays and taupes of the fabrics. e r M a s T c t Lisa FicarraLORI HAMILTON / COURTESY PHOTO
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Q&AFrom page 2York designing airline facilities. Then, while in Boston designing interiors for software companies, I attended continuing education classes at the Boston Architectural College and Harvard. My university education gave me my basic background in interior design, while my European travel and work experience with architects in Rome and New York gave me a perspective from the architects point of view. Now I incorporate my knowledge of architectural detailing into all of my interiors, whether contemporary or traditional. Q: How do you find inspiration for a project? A: My inspiration basically comes from my clients. We have our initial interview and I discover what type of feeling theyre considering for their new home and focus on their lifestyle. From there my inspiration might come from a few distinctive fabrics, patterns or colors we choose. I love using textures and different natural materials and mixing styles to create a unique look for each client. Q: How has the Naples market taste changed since you moved here? A: When I moved from Europe to Naples in 1995, the style here at the time was very traditional and very Tuscan. There were a lot of arches, columns and faux finishes in many houses. Today my Naples clients want simple, clean classic lines. We have more clients who are willing to cross into contemporary style. Naples has a wonderful group of talented designers who really strive to create tasteful and unique interiors. Q: Is there a trend you are excited to see go away? A: I am so glad the Tuscan Era is gone, and I know a lot of my colleagues feel the same way. Ficarra Design Associates 633 Tamiami Trail N, Suite 200 643-3450 www.ficarradesignassociates.com LORI HAMILTON / COURTESY PHOTO LORI HAMILTON / COURTESY PHOTOBRANTLEY PHOTOGRAPHY / COURTESY PHOTOBRANTLEY PHOTOGRAPHY / COURTESY PHOTODESIGNER Q&A Above: A floating light shelf on the ceiling of this casual yet functional study adds architectural interest. The wall cabinet encompasses one side of the room and has cross grain wood panels that conceal the television and office equipment. Left: A custom, silver/gray metallic finish and plastered texture give the walls of this powder room a dramatic, three-dimensional feel. The quartz countertop was designed to give the illusion that its floating, and LED lighting accents the backdrop. Above: Faux snakeskin walls are just one of the imaginative elements incorporated into this sleek powder room. The countertop of Calcutta marble floats above a high-gloss taupe lacquer cabinet. LED underlighting accents the striking geometric design of the marble floor. Above: Fabrics in subtle ocean blues and greens, sand-colored walls and natural textures create a relaxing, spa-like atmosphere in this coastal living area. 4 LUXE LIVING MARCH 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY IMAGINE. DESIGN. BUILD.COMPLETE RENOVATIONS KITCHEN & BATH DESIGN EXTERIOR INTERIOR INTERIOR DESIGN CGC# 1507216 RENOVATIONS-PLUS.COM 239.593.620011983 TAMIAMI TRAIL N., SUITE #110, NAPLES, FL 34110OUTDOOR KITCHENS OUTDOOR LIVING ROOMS PERGOLAS | WOOD TRIM LANAI CEILING TOUNGE & GROOVE ADDITIONS CROWN MOLDING CUSTOM BUILT-IN CABINETRY PAINTING | FAUX FINISHING BACKSPLASH TILE DESIGN & INSTALLATION
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BY MICHAEL KORBFlorida Weekly CorrespondentSometimes you just need a change. Yes, you could live with your kitchen. And technically, a lot of people might be totally fine with your powder room. But you after a few years OK, 12 years to be precise you probably are ready for something different. The owners of this now-lovely three bedroom, 3-bath condo in The Dunes certainly thought so and reached out to Wendy Berry of W Design Interiors to give their space new life. They bought the unit when the building was new and hired a designer to make it nice. And it was back then. It was well decorated at the time, says Ms. Berry. But now they were living in an out-of-date condo. They were either going to renovate or buy a new one. So they asked Ms. Berry and her team to come up with some 3-D renderings. After going through them room by room, the owners decided they would stay put and hired W Design Interiors to effect the changes that would make their home one they wanted to stay in. The only direction they gave us was that they wanted it to look fresh and more beach-y and to be a bit more transitional, says Ms. Berry. They decided to keep the large-scale 18-by-18-inch limestone tile throughout much of the main living area, but they removed as many walls as possible. The approximately 3,000-square-foot condo originally was very segmented, with a little living room, a little family room, a little dining room, etc. That is certainly not the case any longer, as it is now the very definition of an open concept design. When you remove walls from a condo, however, you create some challenges for things such as duct work and electrical. Ms. Berry added a drop ceiling above the new kitchen that not only creates a visual outline for the space, but that also allows for recessed can lighting and accommodates the range ventilation. They hang out in the kitchen all the time, and so we also gave them a huge peninsula, the 8 LUXE LIVING MARCH 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY MAKEOVERTime for a changeA waterfront condo sheds its skin to become its better self e e TRICIA SHAY / COURTESY PHOTOSBeforeBeforeSEE MAKEOVER, PAGE 10 Above: The kitchen is the central focus of the residence. A floating drywall ceiling with pendant lights anchors the space. Crisp white cabinetry and a bleached walnut island bring cool and warm tones together in perfect combination. Left: In the powder room, a chiseled seashell tile backsplash is anchored by a custom cantilevered vanity. Braided hemp wallcovering and smooth pendant light fixtures add visual depth to the organic, modern design. Palm Casual Money Back GuaranteeIf you can nd a better value in patio furniture or for any other reason wish to return your furniture, you may do so within 30 days for a full refund THE # 1 MANUFACTURER OF PATIO FURNITURE IN FLORIDA SINCE 1978 TH BONITA SPRINGS 27801 S. Tamiami Trail Bonita Springs, FL 239-495-1661FORT MYERS/CAPE CORAL 14130 North Cleveland Avenue North Fort Myers, FL239997-1660 Buy at the Factory and Save! WICKER FURNITURE W W C U U U W I C KER F U RNIT U R E WICKER FURNITURE C C A S S T A L U U M F U T U E E CA S T AL U MIN U M F U RNIT U R E CAST ALUMINUM FURNITUR E CUSTOM CUSHIONS C C C C O O C C O O S S CUS T O M C US HI O N S CUSTOM CUSHIONS PIPE FURNITURE COLLECTION P P P U U U U C C C O C O PIPE FURNITURE C O LLECTI O N PIPE FURNITURE COLLECTION UMBRELLAS S U MBRELLA S UMBRELLAS SUNBRELLA FABRICS S S S C S SU NBRELLA FABRI CS SUNBRELLA FABRICS RECYCLED PLASTIC COLLECTION R ECYCLED PLASTIC C O LLECTI O N RECYCLED PLASTIC COLLECTION Sunbrella is a registered trademark of Glen Raven, Inc.
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10 LUXE LIVING MARCH 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY designer says. Ms. Berry also added soffits to define other areas, such as the main salon, while hiding the air-conditioning ducts. In turn, those spaces worked perfectly for faux beams that add both texture and warmth. The entire unit is now beautifully sophisticated, clean and transitional. Its warm and comfortable, monochromatic with punches of color and just a bit beach-y, says Ms. Berry. And best of all, it is perfectly present for many years to come. W Design Interiors Chagrin Falls, Ohio, and Naples (855) 351-4474; www.wdesign.comMAKEOVERFrom page 8Below: The focal point of this bedroom is the custom headboard upholstered in a Greek key print with black pearl nailhead trim. The harmonious blend of cream and beige undertones elicits a serene getaway. Above: The penthouse condo with ocean views had all of the potential but needed a major facelift. A new open floor plan makes the grand salon feel light and airy. Designer Wendy Berry chose sand-colored linen for most of the furnishings and accessorized with pops of dusty blues. A sleek walnut built-in creates ample storage. MAKEOVER BeforeBeforeTRICIA SHAY / COURTESY PHOTOS www.Ligh ngFirst.us Naples 239.775.5100, 4600 Tamiami Tr. E. Bonita Springs 239.949.2544, 28801 S. Tamiami Tr. Fort Myers 239.322.5488, 12879 S. Cleveland Ave. * EC13005050 Step Up In at AGOSTINOS Call Today! 239.594.303711985 Tamiami Trail NorthNaples, FLOPEN MONDAY-SATURDAY 10-5, SUNDAY 11-4Visit our new website at agostinos.com Also visit: interiorsbyagostinos.comVisit Our ShowroomFINE FURNITURE. ART GALLERY. DESIGN STUDIO. Complimentary Interior Design SALEACCESSORIES & BOTANICALS LIGHTING FURNITURE UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE MIRRORS & LARGE ART GALLERY
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12 LUXE LIVING MARCH 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY BY MICHAEL KORBFlorida Weekly CorrespondentTaste. Its harder to quantify than you might expect. But when the owner of this lovely home was boating past this spot a few years ago while on vacation, he was struck by the areas beauty. It turned out the double lot he admired as he cruised by held a duplex that was a short sale and serendipity lent a helping hand. The Scandinavian gentleman, along with his wife, bought the property, razed the duplex and then sold off the second lot to help fund what you see on these pages: a simply stunning single-family getaway that blends perfectly into its surroundings. Not too big, not too small, the 2,400-square-foot (under air), three bedroom, 3-bath home has a modern shotgun sense to it as soon as you pass through the lipstick red front doors. They really understood the potential of the site, says architect Joyce Owens, who designed the structure. He saw that bay and didnt want anything in the house to miss that opportunity. So Ms. Owens designed it so you can look straight through from the main living area right out the back and onto a beautiful exterior space that seems to spill directly into the turquoise waters off the Isles of Capri near Marco Island. Before Joyce we had another architect designing a larger, two-story home, says the homeowner. But we thought maybe that wasnt the right thing to do. He and his wife wanted to maintain the peaceful and unpretentious style of the surrounding community. To that end, Ms. Owens delivered a beautifully modern and Modern styles, European flair and a fishermans sensibilities combine perfectly for a retreat on the Isles of CapriBANYAN PHOTOGRAPHY / COURTESY PHOTOS The Norwegian owners of this idyllic getaway on the Isles of Capri discovered the property while they were boating on vacation. They razed an existing duplex and hired architect Joyce Owens to create a single-family home that beautifully incorporates their Scandinavian sensibilities with the natural surroundings. WIDEwater viewsCOVER STORY
FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com MARCH 2017 LUXE LIVING 13luxurious expression of a Florida fishing shack. They were very interested in having a contemporary design on that lot, but they had to be careful because there was nothing like that on the street, the architect says. But they wanted something to suit their taste. So you had to get the scale right and not make it overwhelming. Frankly, once the accompanying second lot was sold, it left a pretty tight space with which to work. But the homeowners, who have an exceptional amount of renovation experience with much larger homes in Europe, took the responsibilities of interior design upon themselves with great success. Perhaps nowhere is that more impressive than in the bathrooms. Because of the homes fairly small footprint, they decided to make the walls of the showers glass and incorporate them into the bedrooms. It makes the rooms feel much larger, the homeowner says. They also used some unique features that make the space very clean and modern. For example, all of the showers, rather than having tiles floors, have (granite) slabs like you would use on a kitchen counter, says the homeowner. So there are no seams or grout lines on the floors. The use of granite slabs was a first for the builder; they are also used at the entrance to the home. And all of the toilets are hung on the wall, he adds, so its a very clean look and very easy to maintain. And the tile work and lower ceilings in the showers work perfectly after all, theyre steam showers. Another slick decision: The homeowner had the builder lift the drywall just enough to all for the wide-plank, white oak flooring to slide underneath. This allowed for stainless steel kick plates to be used instead of traditional baseboards. Which brings us to the galley kitchen, which is defined by a lowered ceiling that hangs via wire cables. We didnt want any pillars, so we just hung it with steel wire, says the homeowner. Its sort of like a nautical thing. Those wires are used on sailboats. Stainless steel shows up in another unusual place in the kitchen as well: the large island. We love stainless, but to be honest, I couldnt find a granite slab big enough and I didnt want a seam in the middle of it, the homeowner says about the striking expanse of countertop. So as not to distract from it, none of the kitchen appliances are in stainless steel. And speaking of seamless, a generous expanse of ipe wood decking surrounds an infinity edge pool that appears to spill seamlessly into the bay. Its accompanying spa flows over on all sides, giving users a spectacular tiered visual of water upon water. The property has a mid-century vibe that skews modern and yet pays homage to surrounding nature. Obviously we liked the modern design, says the homeowner. But at the same time, being Norwegian and with my grandfather a commercial fisherman (back in the day) I like that vaulted style. Almost like a boathouse, but bigger obviously. Lets just call it beautifully appropriate. Architecture Joyce Owens 2281 Main St., Fort Myers 425-5773 www.architecturejoyceowens.com Gulfstream Homes/ ARCS Construction 2244 Trade Center Way, Naples 254-1664 www.gulfstreamhomes.com Above: A lack of large-scale granite slabs resulted in a stunning stainless steel countertop on the massive kitchen island. It sets the tone for the kitchen, which is de ned by a suspended ceiling, giving the space some separation from the main living area. Above, left and far left: Slabs of granite as ooring in the showers not only look great, they eliminate seams and grout, which makes maintenance a breeze. lbfitfthbildthl g e d COVER STORY
14 LUXE LIVING MARCH 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY Grand opening celebration at K2 Design showroom Peter Pietruszko and Niki Pietruszko Jenny Provost cuts the ribbon with members of the K2 Design team Annie McFarland and Jeff LucasAnthony Tumbarello and Morgan Alexis Jen Rendon and Cynthia Escobar Florice Hodges and Brandie Dickerson Jason Dean and Dave Arter Robbie Lohr, Jodi Swan, Adam Wickersham and Brenda BinnigANDREW MCAULEY / FLORIDA WEEKLYDESIGN SOCIETY POSSIBILITIESBYJAN.COMCONSIGN WITH CONFIDENCEHenredon | Marge Carson | Century Custom Designer PiecesFor fast courteous servicecall JanWe have upscale shoppers searching for quality furnishings by the piece, household or estates.Hours: Monday Saturday 10:00 AM 5:00 PM239.430.4304 New Location!13230 North Tamiami Trail, NaplesNext to Abbey Carpet in Royal Cove Plaza (by Imperial & Wiggins Pass) Possibilitiesby Jan We oer a wide variety of premium brand name furniture to t all of your home decor needs. We have served the Naples community since 2004.
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16 LUXE LIVING MARCH 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY Going GreenSHOPPING TRIPThe month of March is the perfect time to rekindle your love affair with all things green. And its certainly got more to do with this spectacular hue than it does with shamrocks or the luck of the Irish. Accessorizing with any shade of green adds a rich infusion of interest to any room. Here are a few finds to help you get started. Lily pad charger by Global Views, available at Agostinos Furniture & Design www.agostinos.com 594-3037 Handmade ceramic green sea flower vase, available at Republic of Dcor www.republicofdecor.com 529-3813 Hiddenite glass sculpture, available at Robb & Stucky www.robbstuckyintl.com 732-2400 Malachite flat plate from Global Views (plate stand sold separately), available at Robb & Stucky www.robbstuckyintl.com 732-2400 Lilypadcharger Sothebys International Realty and Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each o ce is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity. Sleek and Sophisticated Beachfront Gulfside in Park Shore $734,000 Dave & Ann Renner Dave Renner: 239.784.5552 Ann Renner: 239.784.5555 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org renners2.com The Venetian Village O ce 4300 Gulf Shore Blvd N., #100 Naples, FL 34103 Trusted. Proven. Respected. (239) 529-3813 Open Monday Saturday 950 1ST AVE N. (in Naples Design District) republicofdecor.com A CURATED DESTINATION FEATURING THE BEST, MOST STYLISH, ON TREND HOME FURNISHINGS & GIFTSLets Create A Home Like No Other... COME IN TO SCHEDULE YOUR FREE CONSULTATION!Distinctive STORE Distinctive INTERIORS
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BY MICHAEL KORBFlorida Weekly CorrespondentWhen I moved to the area several years ago and began interviewing interior designers, Id regularly hear about this mystical spot known as Treasure Island. Mostly the designers mentioned it as an aside someplace where theyd say they made an incredible find and leave it at that. Not being a local, I assumed they were talking about someplace on the Treasure Coast, across the state around Palm Beach. A year or two later I happened to be driving down Central Avenue and was astonished to see Treasure Island Antiques. I immediately made a U-turn (probably illegally) and found myself in a place of wonder. Forty-plus antique dealers under one roof, with hidden gems around every corner. You could and probably should spend an entire day exploring. Within its 12,000-square-foot space youll find everything from mid-century furnishings to Asian art to high-end estate jewelry. It truly is a treasure hunt each and every time you walk in. Thats how it felt to owner Wilton Wood when he purchased the store four years ago. Mr. Wood was a veteran who had gotten into private security contracting for the government overseas. But he was looking for a business, and when he saw the for-sale ad for Treasure Island, he thought it was worth checking out. Antiques are history, and I love history, he says. Everything has a story, and I love that you can never know everything there is to know about antiques and vintage items. Theres always something to learn. He wasnt even looking for a retail shop or an antiques store when Treasure Island caught his attention. Its an eclectic mix of stuff from hundreds of years ago to modern and everything in between, he says. And its nothing that you would find in the big box stores. If you want something unusual or different or funky, this is the place to find it. Treasure Island almost defies description. From vintage lithographs to Florida kitsch to historic furnishings, its here. I once almost bought a 9-foot wrought iron chandelier there before I realized I had no way to get it home or anyplace to put it if I could get it there. Even so, I still have nonbuyers remorse. But the good thing is that all you have to do is plan another visit to the shop to find your next great discovery. Mr. Wood and the dealers within will be happy to show you around anytime. Treasure Island Antiques 950 Central Ave. 434-7684 www.treasureislandnaples.com 18 LUXE LIVING MARCH 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLYSHOP TALKNo map neededTreasure Island Antiques has everything you never knew you needed and moreFrom mid-century modern furnishings to estate and costume jewelry to Florida kitsch and everything in between, Treasure Island Antiques is a dream come true for shoppers who like to hunt. When you go, plan on spending the afternoon.TIM GIBBONS /FLORIDA WEEKLY TIM GIBBONS /FLORIDA WEEKLY TIMGIBBONS/FLORIDAWEEKLY
FLORIDA WEEKLY MARCH 2017 LUXE LIVING 19 Duette Honeycomb Shades Pirouette window shadings Skyline Gliding Window Panels FORT MYERS15881 S Tamiami Trl Ste 2 M-F: 9:00am 5:00pm Sat: By Appointment Only 239-415-7312 NAPLES7740 Preserve Ln Ste 11 M-F: 9:00am 5:00pm Sat: By Appointment Only 239-631-2528At Home Blinds & Decor, Inc.www.athomeblinds.comWith more than 40 dealer booths to browse within the 12,000-square-foot space, shoppers can find something out of the ordinary. Most dealers specialize. For example, you can find booths filled with antique clocks, vintage albums, lithographs, art glass, Asian and modern artwork and so much more. t h 1 2 00 0 f t h Wi th th 4 0 d l b th t b i th i SHOP TALK
20 LUXE LIVING MARCH 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLY Clive Daniel Home hosts PACE Dress Collection Party Sandra Wagner, Steve Wagner and Maryann Forward Joe Duva and Terry King Denielle Mizrahi and Lauren RimondiDESIGN SOCIETYVANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLY Manufacturers mail-in rebate offer valid for qualifying purchases made 9/17/16/12/16 from participating dealers in the U.S. only. For certain rebate-eligible products, the purchase of multiple units of such product is required to receive a rebate. If you purchase fewer units than the required multiple you will not be entitled to a rebate; partial rebates will not be awarded. Offer excludes HDOrigins and Nantucket Window Shadings, a collection of Silhouette Window Shadings. Rebate will be issued in the form of a prepaid reward card and mailed within 6 weeks of rebate claim receipt. Funds do not expire. Subject to applicable law, a $2.00 monthly fee will be assessed against card balance 6 months after card issuance and each month thereafter. Additional limitations may apply. Ask participating dealer for details and rebate form. 2016 Hunter Douglas. All rights reserved. All trademarks used herein are the property of HunterDouglas or their respective owners. JANUARY 14 APRIL 10, 2017Visit our store in the Bonita Plaza 10347 Bonita Beach Rd., Ste 109(Located at corner of Old 41 & Bonita Beach Rd. @ Johnny Malloys) 239-405-7326DRESSING SOUTHWEST FLORIDAS WINDOWS ONE HOME AT A TIME FOR 20 YEARS FAUX WOOD BLINDS & VERTICALS MADE IN 7-10 DAYS! BASSWOOD PLANTATION SHUTTERSUP TO OFF40% UP TO OFF*20% Choose Hunter Douglas shade today. Save energy year-round. $100REBATE* LIGHTINGWILSONLIGHTING.COMNAPLES 2465 Trade Center Way 239-592-6006 BONITA SPRINGS 3333 R enaissance Blvd 239-948-9000 Monday Thursday 9 to 6 Friday 9 to 5 Saturday 10 to 5 SINCE 1975Replace your outdated lighting today with high-end designs from Wilson. We have thousands on display and most can go home with you today.NO MORE EXCUSES. #440883
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22 LUXE LIVING MARCH 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY BY TOPTENREALESTATEDEALS.COMFor most people, the first day of spring is March 20. For baseball fans, however, spring starts about a month earlier when Major League Baseball pitchers and catchers report to their Spring Training camps in Florida. This spring, the fishing retreat of one of baseballs all-time best hitters is for sale. Seventeen-time all-star Ted Williams spent his entire MLB career with the Boston Red Sox, taking time out to serve as a Navy pilot in World War II and the Korean War. A six-time batting champion, Mr. Williams was twice the American Leagues Most Valuable Player and Triple Crown Award winner. A a roster of nicknames described his playing style: Teddy Ballgame, The Thumper, The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived and Splendid Splinter, among htem. By the end of his career that ran from 1939-1960, he had a lifetime .344 batting average, 521 home runs, last player to hit over .400 and a career 0.482 on-base percentage the highest in MLB history. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1966. Baseball wasnt Mr. Williams only interest. He was an avid sports fisherman, hosted a television fishing show, did Sears fishing commercials and was inducted into the IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame. Fishing was always a great hobby and diversion from his baseball career, and during his downtime he enjoyed casting practice off his dock at his place in the Florida Keys. Now for sale is the retreat where he lived and honed his fishing/casting skills until the early 1990s. Its the ideal location in Upper Matecumbe Key on Islamorada, in a protected cove surrounded by deep tropical landscape. Totally private, the site has bay views and is also in walking distance of Islamoradas restaurants and shops. Its a short boat ride to some of the best fishing spots in Florida. On 1.38 fenced and gated acres, the 3,193-square-foot house has four bedrooms, four baths and guesthouse with three bedrooms. Theres an infinity pool and spa with a protected dock. Cheri Tindall of Ocean Sothebys International Realty has the listing for $4.2 million. For more information, visit www.TopTenRealEstateDeals.com. Baseball legend Ted Williams fishing retreat in the Keys FLORIDA ESCAPECOURTESY PHOTOS
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Page 3 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM 4233 Gordon Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217004960 $12,950,000 3035 Fort Charles Drive Lisa Tashjian 239.259.7024 Web ID 217008692 $14,500,000 Mansion House #31 Cindy Thompson 239.860.6513 Web ID 217010745 $2,999,000 Westgate #W6N Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID MCEL030117IHE $2,450,000 825 Wedge Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216071000 $2,995,000 725 Regatta Road Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216021194 $3,190,000 3020 Crayton Road Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID CRAY063016IHE $3,495,000 3001 Rum Row Friley Saucier 239.293.3532 Web ID 216022071 $7,750,000 Executive Club #213 James Bates 239.961.3973 Web ID 216073977 $675,000 3255 Rum Row Linda Richards Malone 239.595.9595 Web ID 216020578 $7,795,000 3575 Gordon Drive William Callahan 239.272.5756 Web ID 217010685 $7,995,000 Carriage Club #61 Beth McNichols 239.821.3304 Web ID 217009583 $765,000 Harbour Club #203 Bill Frantz 330.329.0077 Web ID 217009991 $850,000 3800 Fort Charles Drive Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216077798 $11,900,000 205 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 1099 Spyglass Lane Linda Perry/Judy Perry 239.404.7052 Web ID 216028524 $7,700,000 475 Galleon Drive Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216075346 $4,950,000 840 Admiralty Parade Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217015937 $16,950,000 601 Starboard Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID RUBE022317IHE $3,695,000 Shores of Naples #21 Ryan Nordyke 239.776.9390 Web ID 216065398 $895,000 Admiralty Point #505 Ryan Nordyke 239.776.9390 Web ID 216079762 $1,595,000 PORT ROYAL THE MOORINGS // COQUINA SANDS Spindrift Club #66 Ryan Nordyke 239.776.9390 Web ID 216067123 $664,900 YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
Page 4345 1st Avenue North Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 217011150 $2,375,000 Colony Gardens #4053 Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 Web ID 216025471 $1,199,000 Beachwalk #1 Heather Hobrock 239.370.3944 Web ID 216078542 $1,450,000 960 on Seventh #104 Heather Hobrock 239.370.3944 Web ID 217009581 $375,000 Club at Blue Point Unit C Shirlene Elkins 239.777.9574 Web ID 216062696 $450,000 Esmeralda on Eighth #201 Paul Gray 239.273.0403 Web ID 216010013 $2,470,000 340 7th Avenue North Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 217015113 $2,495,000 Park Shore Tower #17B Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216042579 $1,995,000 Horizon House #500 Sandra McCarthy-Meeks 239.287.7921 Web ID 216026677 $899,900 Colony Gardens #4055 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216051642 $1,195,000 4705 Villa Mare Lane Shirlene Elkins 239.777.9574 Web ID 216073632 $2,599,000 615 Fountainhead Lane Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216047285 $2,975,000 2111 Forrest Lane Debra McInnis 239.776.4946 Web ID 216040998 $7,700,000 700 Old Trail Drive Vanya/Dimo Demirev 239.565.0550 Web ID 216061344 $1,499,000 409 1st Avenue North Linda Richards Malone 239.595.9595 Web ID 216070877 $4,799,000 Orchid Place #2 Ruth Trettis 239.571.6760 Web ID 217007242 $3,495,000 689 Bougainvillea Road Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216071986 $3,450,000 205 3rd Avenue North Peter Reppucci 239.595.6500 Web ID 217002741 $4,899,000 840 17th Avenue South Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216001738 $6,995,000 303 Turtle Hatch Road Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216026258 $4,995,000 Aria #1001 Amy Becker/Leah Ritchey 239.272.3229 Web ID 217003166 $3,995,000 Aria #1403 Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.261.6200 Web ID 217004104 $3,995,000 Le Rivage #4NBarbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973Web ID 217015224 $7,950,000 Regent #19N Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216016305 $9,800,000 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM 629 Gulf Shore Boulevard North James Bates 239.961.3973 Web ID 216065782 $7,495,000 OLD NAPLES // AQUALANE SHORES // ROYAL HARBOR Gulfside #404 Sandra McCarthy-Meeks 239.287.7921 Web ID 217010669 $735,000 PARK SHORE YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
Page 5Chateaumere #E-203 Jeannie McGearty 239.248.4333 Web ID 216005866 $839,900 Remington #702 Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 Web ID 216072095 $5,550,000 Carlysle #201 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 216072255 $4,795,000 Mansion La Palma #203Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973Web ID 216016653 $1,199,000 Trieste #1106 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 214024952 $2,695,000 Remington #204 Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.261.6200 Web ID 217003493 $5,495,000 8121 Via VecchiaBarbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973Web ID 216073048 $5,995,000 9771 Niblick LaneMichael G. Lawler/Terri Moellers 239.213.7344Web ID 216074432 $4,150,000 Seville #1721 Roya Nouhi 239.290.9111 Web ID 216026645 $564,900 Cap Ferrat #1606 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217015054 $3,495,000 Remington #2004 Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.261.6200 Web ID 217003473 $6,495,000 San Marino #305C Beth McNichols 239.821.3304 Web ID 216080250 $749,000 L'Ambiance #9-203 Jeannie McGearty 239.248.4333 Web ID 217000217 $597,000 Glencove #1107 Patrick O'Connor 239.293.9411 Web ID 217014317 $449,000 St. Raphael #G14 Friley Saucier 239.293.3532 Web ID 216041689 $749,000 Cannes #4-201 Jane Darling 239.290.3112 Web ID 216065315 $1,795,000 8808 Muireld Drive Terri Moellers 239.404.7887 Web ID 217005412 $1,475,000 Osprey Pointe #201 Terri Moellers 239.404.7887 Web ID 217006413 $739,000 8687 Purslane Drive Marybeth Brooks 239.272.6867 Web ID 216027113 $1,990,000 9012 Terranova Drive Patrick O'Connor 239.293.9411 Web ID 217000228 $1,325,000 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM St. Kitts #404 Jeannie McGearty 239.248.4333 Web ID 216070261 $945,000 Remington #904 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 216071072 $4,995,000 8755 Muireld Drive Terri Moellers 239.404.7887 Web ID 216029474 $1,510,000 PELICAN BAY BAY COLONY PELICAN MARSH YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH ESTATES AT BAY COLONY
Page 6 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM9242 Veneto Place Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216066915 $597,000 12640 Biscayne Court Tom/Tess McCarthy 239.243.5520 Web ID 216074185 $599,000 4821 Mahogany Ridge Drive Bernie/Joe Garabed 239.571.2466 Web ID 216048558 $1,100,000 5678 Sago Court Christine Jones 239.404.9900 Web ID 216035892 $950,000 632 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 1131 7th Avenue North Cristal O'Meara 239.961.2528 Web ID 216007802 $1,199,000 Regency Reserve #1504 Werner Schroeder 239.776.8956 Web ID 217007228 $479,500 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 Bayfront #4402 Tom/Tess McCarthy 239.243.5520 Web ID 216073916 $489,900 Lancaster Square #8-804 Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 Web ID 216013324 $549,900 430 Rosemeade Lane Catherine Bordner 239.560.2921 Web ID 217008485 $840,000 2742 14th Street North Linda Perry/Judy Perry 239.404.7052 Web ID 216052142 $687,000 14712 Windward Place Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 216050698 $624,990 Avellino Isles #201 Joanne MacLeod 239.272.7679 Web ID 216044323 $849,000 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 7445 Martinique Terrace Ruth Bethem 239.777.7007 Web ID 217003875 $1,650,000 747 Myrtle Terrace Jeannie McGearty 239.248.4333 Web ID WEID090916IHE $1,295,000 Baypointe #103 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216054999 $1,995,000 5139 Sand Dollar Lane Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 Web ID 216037268 $2,990,000 Dominica Isle #202 Beth McNichols 239.821.3304 Web ID 217003177 $565,000 2117 Paget Circle Jim Hild 239.860.6801 Web ID 216030154 $589,900 6488 Costa Circle Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217001613 $1,149,000 5889 Jameson Drive Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 217014594 $549,900 NAPLES & SURROUNDS6660 Glen Arbor Way Laurie Zanelli 239.675.9777 Web ID 216034385 $1,100,000 63 Eugenia Drive Sue Black 239.250.5611 Web ID 215044394 $1,885,000 YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
Page 7 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM1276 Osprey Trail Melissa Williams 239.248.7238 Web ID 216074004 $1,975,000 1486 Anhinga Pointe Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 Web ID 216038328 $1,245,000 1302 Noble Heron Way Melissa Williams 239.248.7238 Web ID 215070811 $1,695,000 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 1227 Gordon River Trail Daniel Guenther 239.357.8121 Web ID 216005828 $2,395,000 1231 Gordon River Trail Daniel Guenther 239.357.8121 Web ID 216005826 $2,295,000 2841 Capistrano Way Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 Web ID WAYL110416IHE $2,290,000 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 2720 Buckthorn Way Jutta V. Lopez/Al Lopez 239.659.5113 Web ID 217002314 $3,100,000 2165 Asti Court Sonya Shaheen 239.877.2797 Web ID 215073681 $1,595,000 1505 Marsh Wren Lane Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 Web ID 216020655 $2,095,000 GREY OAKS YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH MODELS OPEN DAILY | 47 unique residences | 239.594.9400 | residencesatmercato.com 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.
Page 8 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM3874 Midshore Drive Patrick O'Connor 239.293.9411 Web ID 217016081 $625,000 8805 Spinner Cove Lane Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216065576 $649,900 Marquesa Royale #5-102 Cynthia Rosa 239.287.6015 Web ID 216059844 $1,175,000 598 Lakeland Avenue Olesya Waltz 239.297.2960 Web ID 216070670 $978,900 13001 White Violet Drive Joanne MacLeod 239.272.7679 Web ID 216061118 $1,100,000 13423 Pond Apple Drive East Gordie Lazich/Mark Maran 239.777.2033 Web ID 216059007 $1,179,000 2947 Mona Lisa Boulevard Lynn Applebaum 239.776.5055 Web ID 216080570 $1,245,000 Braeburn #103 Catherine McAvoy 239.370.2539 Web ID 216069210 $449,000 3520 Grand Cypress Court Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 216058815 $425,000 3826 Huelva Court Patrick O'Connor 239.293.9411 Web ID 217006783 $439,000 6219 Ashwood Lane Joanne MacLeod 239.272.7679 Web ID 216066576 $474,900 5006 Fairhaven Lane Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 216062067 $499,000 12114 Wicklow Lane Susie Culp 239.290.9000 Web ID 216026776 $809,900 2119 Mission Drive Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 216037231 $725,000 11914 Heather Woods Court John D'Amelio 239.961.5996 Web ID 216022264 $699,900 5860 Whisperwood Court Shimer/Garabed 239.825.9020 Web ID 216019663 $849,000 5970 Amberwood Drive Sandra McCarthy-Meeks 239.287.7921 Web ID 216037333 $939,900 The Strada #7302 Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web ID 215072872 $1,399,000 Residences III #406 Suzanne Ring 239.821.7550 Web ID 216000189 $1,325,000 Grande Geneva #1202 Gayle Fawkes 239.250.6051 Web ID 217014461 $1,294,000 13002 Bald Cypress Lane Melinda Gunther 239.297.2155 Web ID 217008523 $2,297,000 6529 Highcroft Drive Bernard Minarcin 239.269.6855 Web ID 217015387 $2,997,000 9097 Siesta Bay Drive Debra Waton 239.293.9057 Web ID 216065676 $525,000 9172 Quartz Lane Bernard Minarcin 239.269.6855 Web ID 216059129 $564,900 598 Lakeland Avenue Olesya Waltz 239.297.2960 Web ID 217015392 $1,130,250 15520 Whitney Lane Laurie Humphreville 239.595.9707 Web ID 217013648 $849,000 2127 Khasia Point Kim/Dean Rose 239.404.7203 Web ID 217015397 $629,000 4545 Merganser Court Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 216049630 $839,000 NORTH NAPLES YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
Page 9 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM806 Reef Point Circle Pamela Hershberger 239.784.7534 Web ID 217012330 $575,000 Vanderbilt Gulfside #104 Harriet Harnar 239.273.5443 Web ID 216078083 $1,180,000 1071 Winterberry Drive Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 216070359 $889,000 786 Whiskey Creek Drive Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 216055561 $759,900 132 Saxon Street Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 217009392 $799,000 215 Seahorse Court Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 216066674 $1,059,000 1500 Winterberry Drive Vince Colace 239.260.3333 Web ID 216071329 $1,088,800 305 Grapewood Court Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 217013911 $550,000 Ville De Marco West #B101 Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 217002740 $399,500 South Seas #2-905 Helga Wetzold 239.821.6905 Web ID 216055607 $535,000 Villas at Waterside #201 Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 217015130 $565,000 Gulfview #2202 Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 Web ID 217014592 $569,500 172 Seabreeze Avenue Shirlene Elkins 239.777.9574 Web ID 216080351 $3,950,000 Vanderbilt Gulfside #301 Jane Darling 239.290.3112 Web ID 216062157 $1,200,000 Belize #1104 Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 Web ID 216055038 $2,029,000 1420 Firwood Court Roe Tamagni 239.398.1222 Web ID 217015201 $1,299,000 180 Coral Court Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 216056376 $1,289,000 1635 Ludlow Road Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 216054517 $2,860,000 1470 Caxambas Court Helga Wetzold 239.821.6905 Web ID 216071716 $3,395,000 Gulfview #1914 Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 216072285 $599,900 250 Rockhill Court Cullen Shaughnessy 239.248.3978 Web ID 217016340 $575,000 Admiralty House #S-906 Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 216035314 $573,000 South Seas #1003 Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 216072009 $647,000 Shipps Landing #1520 Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 216072669 $650,000 336 Oak Avenue Ann Marie Shimer 239.825.9020 Web ID 217003378 $1,795,000 1830 Menorca Court Jacki Strategos 239.370.1222 Web ID 217015769 $810,000 152 Leland Way Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 Web ID 216053990 $599,900 1695 Ludlow Road Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 216049839 $2,195,000 VANDERBILT BEACH MARCO ISLAND YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
Page 10 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COMSerena #201 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 216016621 $399,000 Cascada #102 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216071418 $380,000 Varenna #103 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217005146 $395,000 Cascada #202 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216015042 $449,000 Serena #2-202 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 216016877 $459,000 28609 Pienza Court Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 217009538 $559,900 21619 Helmsdale Run Adrienne Young 239.825.5369 Web ID 217004790 $495,000 28663 Pienza Court Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 216080735 $549,000 24792 Hollybrier Lane Coburn/Umscheid 239.825.3470 Web ID 217000504 $565,000 28675 Pienza Court Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 216065278 $609,900 9189 Campanile Circle Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216051904 $514,000 8520 Mallards Point Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216064116 $485,000 Varenna #204 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 216078319 $465,000 Menaggio #202 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 216039476 $548,000 3278 Runaway Lane Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216051775 $1,195,000 22651 Fairlawn Court Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 Web ID 217009573 $939,000 26867 Hickory Boulevard Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 Web ID 216060239 $775,000 Navona #704 Valerie Bee 239.398.3055 Web ID 216064217 $620,000 23925 Sanctuary Lakes Court Jay Malamphy 239.248.6393 Web ID 217001137 $949,000 234 Barefoot Beach Boulevard Lisa Tashjian 239.259.7024 Web ID 216058388 $3,795,000 9048 Cherry Oaks Trail Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217014637 $579,000 28061 Quiet Water Way Jon Peter Vollmer 239.250.9414 Web ID 217014284 $490,000 Varenna #204 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 216078470 $445,000 10448 Yorkstone Drive Umscheid/Coburn 239.691.3541 Web ID 217016433 $435,000 2866 Aviamar Circle Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216052126 $499,900 Altessa #201 Fern Ritacca 239.405.6210 Web ID 217014978 $540,000 FIDDLER'S CREEK BONITA SPRINGS & SURROUNDS YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
Page 11 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COMWedgewood V #4902 Ryan Batey 239.287.9159 Web ID 217014980 $289,000 Mirasol #102 Jacquie Lewisy 239.227.3070 Web ID 216073713 $279,000 Wedgewood V #4203 Ryan Batey 239.287.9159 Web ID 217004435 $285,000 9530 Village View Boulevard Fern Ritacca 239.405.6210 Web ID 216059798 $290,000 Oak Hammock II #201 Ruth Bethem 239.777.7007 Web ID 217001720 $350,000 27480 Arbor Strand Drive Jack Despart 239.273.7931 Web ID 217015002 $699,000 Bay Pointe #101 Brian Nelson 239.572.2903 Web ID 217013755 $389,500 Bay Pointe #202 Jane Gruenhagen 239.450.6437 Web ID 216043044 $395,000 Sundial #D304 Burns Family 239.464.2984 Web ID 216066126 $549,000 9536 Lassen Court Vanya/Dimo Demirev 239.565.0550 Web ID 217014900 $360,000 Blind Pass #F106 Brooke Brownyard 239.281.4179 Web ID 216065537 $449,000 16648 Bobcat Court Burns Family 239.464.2984 Web ID 216031655 $599,000 1040 Sand Castle Road Burns Family 239.464.2984 Web ID 216055183 $619,000 10373 Flat Stone Loop Susan Barton 239.860.1412 Web ID 217008731 $439,000 Cassia #202 Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 216034923 $425,000 9147 Astonia Way Jacquie Lewisy 239.227.3070 Web ID 216067548 $399,950 25454 Galashields Circle Coburn/Umscheid 239.825.3470 Web ID 217004107 $449,900 9890 El Greco Circle Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 216072602 $479,000 Matera #102 Harriet Harnar 239.273.5443 Web ID 217001294 $191,000 Bella Terra #713 Yola Zapiec 239.848.6693 Web ID 216060260 $180,000 Osprey Cove #634 Kimberly Salay 239.300.5075 Web ID 217008375 $173,900 Turnberry #203 Patrick O'Connor 239.293.9411 Web ID 217002736 $235,000 Sawgrass Point #102 Jack Despart 239.273.7931 Web ID 217003504 $279,000 935 Pecten Court Burns Family 239.464.2984 Web ID 217015293 $999,000 1943 Sanibel Bayou Road Burns Family 239.464.2984 Web ID 216077986 $775,000 3152 Twin Lakes Lane Brooke Brownyard 239.281.4179 Web ID 216061336 $697,000 16167 Captiva Drive Burns Family 239.464.2984 Web ID 216042323 $1,699,000 11411 Old Lodge Lane Burns Family 239.464.2984 Web ID 216027957 $1,775,000 11461 Old Lodge Lane Burns Family 239.464.2984 Web ID 217013086 $1,025,000 931 South Yachtsman Drive Burns Family 239.464.2984 Web ID 216034753 $870,000 17160 Scout Camp Road Stephanie Bissett 239.292.3707 Web ID 216007718 $2,195,000 27100 Enclave Drive Cathy/Jim McCormick 239.850.4278 Web ID 217015234 $584,900 SANIBEL // CAPTIVA FORT MYERS BONITA BAY YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
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