www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017Vol. IX, No. 24 FREE The shows overWhat happened to the Greatest Show on Earth? B1 Caseys back in townNeapolitan Casey Weston set to sing Stevie Nicks tribute. C1 News from the nestMarco foundation hopes to install install eagle cams before next nesting season. A14 Shelter style On the runway at Options, and more fun around town. C29-31 PROFILE IN PARADISE A6 NEWS OF THE WEIRD A13 CLUB NOTES A20-21 BEHIND THE WHEEL A26 FROM THE TOP B1 MONEY & INVESTING B5 NETWORKING B8-9 REAL ESTATE B12 BOOK REVIEW C2 THEATER REVIEW C10 FILM REVIEW C15RESTAURANT REVIEW C35 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDE Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store. Collier Harvest and its partner organizations work to Stamp Out Hunger BY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ oridaweekly.comApple CEO Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone in April 2007. Now most of us cannot imagine a day without one. That same month, a potent little package of newsprint and smart design put its first edition on the streets and online. It was Fort Myers Florida Weekly. In the 10 years since, weve added six more editions, serving Naples, Bonita Springs, Charlotte County, Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens and Key West. Heres a brief look at what else weve done: Weve published 2,509 newspapers, or 167,598 unique newspaper pages, as of last week. Weve kept the recycling plants busy in the process, printing 2.3 billion pages of newsprint. Weve also taken a lot of pictures of people out and about in our markets. To be precise, 256,051 people have had their photos published in our Society and Networking pages over the years. Our writers and editors dont get to sit around. Theyve produced 102,049 stories, columns and community briefs and won 139 journalism awards. But the only number that matters to us is 211,000. Thats the number of readers we touch every week. Thanks for reading Florida Weekly. We hope you cant imagine a week without it. 4 F Collier H Co ollier erH H r H Co C H H o Harvest and its and its arves est s st dits st Harv a V Vo Vo Vo Vo Vo o Vo o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o Vo o o l l. l. l . l l l l. l l l l l I I X X, N o. 2 4 Collier Harvest volunteers sort the haul collected by letter carriers during last years Stamp Out Hunger food drive. need: Feeding the ood insecurity. Its the modern-day buzzword for not having enough to feed yourself or your family. In 2015, 42.2 million Americans lived in food-insecure households. That number includes 29.1 million adults and 13.1 million children, as reported by Feeding America. In BY KATHY GREY | FLORIDA WEEKLY CORRESPONDENT FSEE FEEDING, A8 WE EK OF AP AP P RI RI RI L L L 66 6 12 12 12 , , 20 20 17 17 BY ROGER WILLIAM S rw illiams@ oridawee kl y.co m Ap ple CEO Steve Jobs introduced A i l 20 07 N t Florida Weekly turns 10
A2 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY EXPLORE DESIGNER FURNISHINGS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA NAPLES SHOWROOM 7200 TRAIL BOULEVARD239.598.3330STORES IN FT. MYERS, PINELLAS PARK, SARASOTA & TARPON SPRINGSmatterbrothersfurniture.com INQUIRE ABOUT COMPLIMENTARY IN-HOME DESIGN SERVICES roger WILLIAMSrwilliams@floridaweekly.com COMMENTARYThe privateer legislatorsLets glamorize. Lets accessorize, maximize, utilize and even tenderize. But lets not privatize, especially public education. When it comes to government, which of necessity bears burdens foreign to business, to privatize has become a euphemism not to be more efficient but to shirk. It no longer means tightening up, if it ever did. Instead, it means giving the ball to contractors and letting them run with it because we cant or dont want to. As a principle, privatize does not recognize the first and greatest obligation of the Red, White & Blue: not just to be measured by business standards (to make as much out of as little as possible) but by American standards. Americans include all citizens from slow to quick and poor to rich; we give every citizen an equal opportunity. Thats our legacy, or what should be our legacy. At our best, we are not a people bent first on profit. Business owners typically do not work to make the world or the country better as a primary goal. Instead, they aim to profit first by running a government operation cheaply. Like a prison. Or trash collection. Or road-building. Or, like public education. But public education is nothing like jails or roads or trash. This year, nowhere is official shirking more evident in Florida than in a new push by some legislators not only to create more new charter schools (there are roughly 650 in the state), but to close down public schools at the same time. Already, Florida has given $760 million to charter operators since 2000, $70 million of which went to capital costs for schools now closed, according to an Associated Press look at the numbers. Now, Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran and Rep. Manny Diaz Jr. hes chair of the education budget committee want to give $200 million more of the states already over-stretched education money to entrepreneurs who would build and run the new schools. The plan calls for the state to close failing public schools in those communities of mostly poor black and Hispanic students places castigated by Rep. Corcoran as failure factories. No doubt he knows theyre failure factories because hes spent so much time there observing, in order to make informed decisions. The select charters, beneficiaries of this state largesse, would create Schools of Hope. It amounts to this: Reps. Corcoran and Diaz would give the po folk hope rather than fixing the problem with good leadership, and the $200 million theyre siphoning off the public schools budget.A tough-talking, skeet-shooting, cigarchomping Republican celebrated and supported by Koch Brothers campaign contributions, Rep. Corcoran an attorney himself is married to a lawyer who founded a successful Pasco County charter school. Called Classical Preparatory School for students in kindergarten through the 10th grade, it will soon expand to include more students, as many as 1,000 in K through 12, according to its website. Money for that expansion could come from another of three bills now under consideration in legislative committees in Tallahassee this session, all supported by Rep. Corcoran. Each bill is designed to open public school coffers even wider to the anomaly called charter. As it happens, not only could Rep. Corcorans family charter benefit, but Rep. Diaz could benefit as well: Hes the chief operating officer of an unaccredited college, Doral, run by a company that manages charter schools; his salary is $111,000, his financial disclosure records show. Rep. Diaz spent years in public education as a teacher and principal before becoming a politician, then declaring bankruptcy in 2012 and legally escaping a debt of $1.3 million in 2013, the Miami Herald has reported. That was a month before being hired by Doral and the charter-schools company Academica (maybe they dont know how to spell the real word, academia). Charters may be many things, some bad and some good, but they are not truly one thing: public schools. Whether for-profit or not-for-profit, charters can sidestep standards that define public schools (the degree they sidestep depends on local governments, including school boards). These standards, for example. One for all and all for one: Public schools have to take everybody, and they have to find a way to make it work for individuals, including physically or mentally disabled kids. Everybody contributes. All taxpayers help make public schools work. Transparency: Public schools are run with public money by voters and taxpayers, who elect other voters and taxpayers to manage the school system and answer to them. Every record must be transparent, from state records to those of the smallest elementary school, as blogger Peter Greene, a longtime Pennsylv ania teacher, points out (educurmudgeon.blogspot.com). A public school system, he says, is one of the last bastions of participatory democracy. Businesses and contractors, by the way, are not participatory democracies. Heres the point I hope every voter and every legislator remembers: Public education, free to students, is the greatest public glory of the United States. Public education is the magnificent promise of America that says to every child ever born or raised within our borders: You will have a decent chance because we are all, all of us Americans, your parents. We are all, all of us Americans, your advocates. Public education is our most ambitious space venture, our most formidable army, our most powerful defense against anything, natural or manufactured. Giving public money to any private schools, even when theyre called charter and even if theyre wonderful places, is a betrayal of that promise.
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A4 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 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 OPINIONOne ring to rule them allYou may remember highlights of President Trumps inaugural speech. He said empty talk was over and the hour of action arrived. Under his administration, there would be no more failed schools, excessive regulation, rampant crime, and industries ravaged by globalism. American carnage would end. Economic nationalism would erase the excesses of liberalism. He would put American interests above all others, deport 11 million undocumented immigrants, enact a Muslim ban, extricate the nation from global alliances, declare trade wars, unleash the free market, dismantle climate-change initiatives and build our military to further exert American dominance in the world. And that was just for starters. The new president put friend and foe alike on notice: A new sheriff was in town. It was a historical moment. In one fell swoop, a peaceful transfer of power occurred, simultaneously casting the dark shadow of the Trump presidency across the globe. The tumultuous election will be the subject of shock and awe for decades to come. It has been like no other and hindsight is not yet a bridge toward rebuilding consensus. But there is one issue on which we all agree: Trumps presidency changes everything. His election might have been less nation-altering. But it delivered a devastating rebuke to the Democratic opposition. Angry, fearful voters delivered the White House to Republican control and sustained conservative majorities in both houses of Congress. There is no higher hand in the game of national politics. One-party control wins the pot. The country music star Kenny Rogers sang a song about gambling and lessons learned from winning and losing in a high-stakes game. In it, the gambler advises, When you are out of aces, you gotta know what to throw away and what to keep. This is the plight of the Democratic Party in the aftermath of its losing hand. The New York Times reported, in the past seven decades, Republicans previously controlled all three branches of government for a grand total of six years: two of those years during the presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower and the balance under George W. Bush. This rarity is now the status quo, elevating President Trump to his station as the most powerful man on Earth. Imagine you inhabit the dystopian world devised by President Trump. He says only he can fix it. By the inflation of his supremacy, he presumes supernumerary powers. He holds no concept of accountability. Out of the hellish pits of Washingtons Mount Doom, he forges the political equivalent of One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness, bind them. With its power, he is lord of all. The myth of the One Ring and its prophetic powers are a major theme of J.R.R. Tolkiens book, The Lord of the Rings. The tale goes like this: The Dark Lord Sauron forges the One Ring to achieve unfettered rule over the free people of Middle-earth. Saurons ring is more powerful than all other Rings of Power. It makes him omnipotent. But there is a catch. Sauron invests so much of his own power to create the ring he exposes himself to a fatal vulnerability. He remains all-powerful only for so long as the One Ring exists. It can be destroyed and Sauron with it, but only at great risk to those who try. Its ticklish. The One Ring is dangerous. It corrupts those possessing it, no matter their purity of heart. Thus, begins the quest of Frodo, the Hobbit. He is chosen to be the ring bearer of the One Ring and to whom falls the task of the rings destruction. Read the book to learn its ending. Or you just ask your grandkids. But heres the takeaway: Power accrued by and invested in a Dark Lord is an endangerment of sobering proportions to all humankind, Hobbits and the creatures of Middle-earth. If this kind of fantastical tale appeals, then events unfolding in Washington are spellbinding. It is the first chapter of the Trump administration. His policies and legislative agenda are being rolled out with the support of the Republican majority. Republicans have waited a long time for this moment. They are excited to make conservative dreams come true. Repeal and Replace Obamacare is at the top of their list. Nonetheless, the minions on this mission have, so far, failed miserably, despite having had plenty of practice. The Affordable Care Act survives. President Trump blames the Democrats. If you find this convincing, you still believe an unfit and unqualified candidate for president was the safest choice. During all legislative chaos, the spirit of Frodo stirred to life. But it is wont be enough to secure us from the threats and dangers of One Ring to rule them all. Until citizens of this country reclaim the moral high ground and the democratic principles and values for which it stands, the malevolent forces set loose in the nation will go unchecked. Email Leslie Lilly at firstname.lastname@example.org and read past blog posts on Tumblr at llilly15.Tumblr.com.On Obamacare, a partywide failureTheres stumbling out of the gate, and then theres what Republicans just did on health care. They came up with a substantively indefensible bill, put it on an absurd fast track to passage, didnt seriously try to sell it to the public, fumbled their internal negotiations over changes and suffered a stinging defeat months after establishing unified control of government. There has been a lot of finger-pointing after the collapse of the bill, and almost all of it is right. This was a partywide failure. House Speaker Paul Ryan has faint praise thought more about health care policy than almost any other elected Republican. He rose to prominence with thoughtful policy proposals buttressed by PowerPoint presentations. This was his moment to shine as a wonk. Instead, with an eye to procedural constraints the legislation would face in the Senate, he wrote a mess of a bill that got failing grades from analysts across the political spectrum. The operating theory wasnt that the merits of the bill would get it over the top, but speed and sheer partisan muscle. The House wanted to pass it in three weeks, which would be a rush for a bill naming a courthouse. Ryan gambled that he could get his fractious caucus to rally in record time because unlike his frustrated predecessor as speaker, John Boehner he had a president of his own party at his back. And none other than the closer, a President Donald Trump whose calling card is his skill at dealmaking. For their part, Ryan and Trump are united in blaming the House Freedom Caucus, the recalcitrant group of conservatives that destroyed Boehners speakership and have made a good start at ruining Ryans. The Freedom Caucus is certainly prone to self-defeating purity, but in this case when they said the bill wouldnt fully repeal Obamacare or do enough to reduce premiums, they were correct. The bill shed support on both the right and the left because of its underlying weakness (its hard to get anyone to back a bill with a 17 percent approval rating, per a Quinnipiac poll). Perhaps most unforgivably, the White House and congressional Republicans now have decided to move on. Tax reform beckons. Republicans tell themselves they will get better results on taxes because it is more natural terrain for the party, an implicit concession that the GOP even after electing a populist president still cant bring itself to engage on kitchen-table issues that dont involve tax cuts. Perhaps the initial tax legislation will start in a better place, the process will be more deliberate, and President Trump will get immersed more readily in something (the tax code) central to his business dealings. But tax reform is more popular in theory than it is in practice. It requires painful trade-offs and is vulnerable to the political critique that it favors the wealthy and corporations over working people. If tax reform is going to pass and get signed into law, Republicans will have to perform much better than in the foreshortened health care debate. On the bright side, they cant perform much worse. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. h g s m t m i rich LOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly b a t o a p a leslieLILLYllilly@floridaweekly.com
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A6 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Ph: 239.624.2312 Email: BlueZonesProjectSWFL@Healthways.com 2017 Healthways and Blue Zones, LLC Discover a taste in NaplesYour favorite restaurants and grocery stores have added new menu options and more choices to help improve the well-being of our community. Stop by a Blue Zones Project Approved Restaurant or Grocery Store today and thank them for making healthy choices easier! PROFILE IN PARADISEHuge risk turns into the foundation of a big successIf anyone can take credit for reshaping Southwest Floridas luxury new home market during the boom and after the bust, Mark Wilson is high on the list. He founded Naples London Bay Homes in 1990 aimed at introducing the high design, innovation and personalized customer experience he felt the market was lacking at the time. And as others fled the industry during the housing collapse, Mr. Wilson and London Bay Homes made a concerted effort to take advantage of a very distressed market to buy assets at historical lows. The two largest acquisitions were Mediterra in Naples and The Founders Club in Sarasota. Combined, this gave the company 200-plus lots positioned in two of the best communities in their respective markets. It was a huge risk, but it paid off. Mr. Wilson and London Bay Homes were buying when virtually no one was buying. The company now employs a staff of 120 its most ever and many of the Naples area model homes it has built since 2012 have sold before or shortly after completion. Thats in addition to continued and considerable growth working with private clients. The company currently has more than 87 homes in the construction or design phase. Mr. Wilson, a native of England and the son of a commercial builder, has a background in engineering and reflected on the topic of real estate investment in the U.S. for his MBA thesis. Since being named Americas Best Builder in 2008 by Builder magazine, his insistence on innovation and always thinking ahead has earned London Bay Homes numerous national, regional and local awards for its building and design expertise. Mr. Wilson also supports the community that has so welcomingly supported him for 26 years, giving back to various charitable organizations, including Golisano Childrens Hospital, Guadalupe Center and the Childrens Museum of Naples. bobHARDENbobharden@hotmail.com Something thats been on your mind: The current state of American politics.Something your mother was always right about: Being an individual. Dont follow the crowd.First job: I was a construction laborer in Birmingham, England.What would you be doing if you werent doing this? Traveling six months of the year.Guilty pleasures: Traveling and dining out.One thing on your bucket list: Mount Everest Base CampSkill or talent you wish you had: The ability to draw and sketch really well.Advice for someone just starting in your line of work: Work harder and smarter than 95 percent of the people around you. Stay committed to your goals and review them on a regular basis. Pet peeve: Inconsiderate people.Something people would be surprised to nd out about you: I contemplated becoming an Outward Bound instructor for a year or two. What are you most proud of? My happy marriage of 26 years.Advice for the younger generation: Work hard and play hard. In addition, remember the importance of conversation. Not everything should be done through technology.Trait you most admire in your best friend: Honesty and openness.Favorite app on your smartphone or tablet: Pandora.Something youll never understand: Astrophysics.Something that makes you laugh: People in general.Last book you read: Summit by Harry Farthing. Something the Paradise Coast really needs: More and better live music.Something you wish could go back to the way it once was: I always try to look forward, not backward. But I do prefer the price of real estate 20 years ago. Talking points with Mark Wilson COURTESY PHOTO
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A8 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY SEE FEEDING, A10 a country that wastes billions of pounds of food each year, its almost shocking that anyone in America goes hungry, the organizations website states. It was precisely that wasted food that launched Collier Harvest 25 years ago. As Bert Paradis dined in a local Morrisons Cafeteria, he recalled his years back in Louisville, Ky., where he did charitable work for an organization dedicated to feeding the hungry. The memory was triggered when he noticed a Morrisons employee throwing out a tray of cooked green beans and replacing it with a fresher one. Although most diners would appreciate such a m ove, Mr. Paradis viewed it quite differently. It was a food abomination. Perfectly good food was on its way to the Dumpster nourishment that someone in need, perhaps a food-insecure family, would welcome. That one thing, a mundane chore performed dozens of times a day at that one cafeteria one performed countless times a day in the innumerable food purveyors in Collier County sparked the idea that marked the genesis of Collier Harvest. In the quarter-century since then, Collier Harvest, dedicated to feeding the hungry in Collier County since 1992, has collected and redistributed 17.4 million pounds of food in the area alone. According to Feeding America, that amounts to 14.5 million meals. Thats a lot of hash to sling for an organization run by its executive director, two part-time employees and their team of about 90 volunteers. Coincidentally and fortuitously, at the same time Mr. Paradis ignited the flame that would become Collier Harvest, the National Association of Letter Carriers launched its annual food drive in Collier County, collecting foodstuffs from residents left at their mailboxes on a select spring day. This years Stamp Out Hunger drive is Saturday, May 13, when hundreds of volunteers will be on hand to sort and pack food collected by the carriers. Anyone who would like to volunteer on that heavy-traffic day of incoming food is invited to participate. The food arrives by mail carriers (most followed along their route by a volunteer in a van or pickup to help collect and transport the donations) at Collier Harvests warehouse in Naples. Volunteer hours for sorting food are 1-7 p.m., and the hours of greatest need are 3-7 p.m. To be clear, Collier Harvests three employees and 90-plus volunteers are not sweating over warming bins and serving meals of mashed potatoes, stewed veggies and beef with gravy. They are feeding the communitys hungry its food insecure through a highly effective network of partners who reach Collier County residents at churches, schools, community center and more from North Naples to Immokalee to Everglades City. The foods consist of nonperishable, preferably high-protein goods to nourish recipients who are, or are at risk of, going hungry. Some of the food is donated by retail and restaurant partners. Some is the result of food drives in schools, businesses, churches and other civic organizations. And Collier Harvest also regularly applies for grants and receives monetary donations from within the community to make it possible for them to purchase food at a significant discount to augment the supply of donated goods. Working with retailers such as Publix, Costco, Aldi, Sams Club and Fresh Market, more food is secured to allow Collier Harvest to continue gleaning its crop of staples for those in need. This time of year is particularly critical, as seasonal residents leave for the summer. And that makes the impetus of the May 13 Stamp Out Hunger effort that much more important, because the focus is to continue supplying food for Collier Countys hungry through the summer months, when the county population dwindles by about 25 percent, according to Collier County statistics.Collier Harvest: a basic overviewExecutive director Connie Preu, volunteer coordinator Carol Harris and database administrator Annette Kirk are the three employees of Collier Harvest. The women dont count the hours they dedicate to the cause. As Ms. Kirk says succinctly of her part-time schedule, she puts in as many hours as it takes. The three are the cog in the wheel of spokes that extend to the needs of groups and subgroups, all with the same focus and mission: to feed the food-insecure of Collier County. Collier Harvest operates a number of programs, among them: Helping Hands, Food Fast, Spread the Love and Helping Kids Care. The Helping Hands program operates with surplus food donated by Publix and food acquired through food drives. Food Fast provides specific foods requested by agencies the foodbank serves, funded by monetary donations to Collier Harvest. The Spread the Love program had two distributions in 2016 and expects to have three in 2017, valued at about $15,000 per distribution. Helping Kids Care partners with mothers of students at East Naples Middle School every month, helping to feed 50 families. The schools population of students in need of free/reduced meals is 79.8 percent. Some of these students are homeless, living in their familys car or functioning on only the meals they receive at school, says Mrs. Kirk, the database administrator. Our goal is to increase this program to two Title One schools for the next academic year, she adds. Word about Helping Kids Are is spreading quickly throughout the school district, and other schools with a high population of students facing hunger have reached out to Collier Harvest for support. With more than 65 percent of all Collier County students considered economically needy, and in a town known for its wealth, Mrs. Kirk says, there are approximately 19,000 free lunches and almost 1,600 reduced lunches served a day. It was obvious, she adds, that we needed to do whatever we could as an organization to help. Hungry children should not be commonplace in our paradise. Other Collier Harvest programs serve the homeless and farm workers. No recipient is ever charged for food. By partnering with Stamp Out Hunger, Collier Harvest is able to stretch its food supply throughout the summer months, when food drives and other sources drop considerably.Charting the courseExecutive director Mrs. Preu began working for Collier Harvest in 2009, but she and her family had been volunteering for the organization for years. She and her husband saw an opportunity to instill the value of giving back to the community in their two young girls, now adults. I saw the need for people who are actually hungry in Collier County, Mrs. Preu says. Looking around, she says of the outwardly wealthy community, its hard to imagine. When an administrative job became available in the grassroots organization, Mrs. Preu was tapped for the position. Shortly after, and at the height of the Great Recession, she became Collier Harvests executive director. Collier Harvest was all surplus food and food drives, she says. And Stamp Out Hunger provided for the summer months. In time, the organization began raising funds in addition to distributing donated foods, to see if we could help more people on a consistent basis, she says. Eight years later, she still loves what she does. The agencies are the driving factor of that love, in addition to the strong relationships built among coworkers and volunteers. These are some of the nicest people on the planet, Mrs. Preu says. When you go door-to-door with the agencies and see what youre working for, how can you not love it? Every day, I am blessed. Spreading the wordMrs. Kirk facilitates Collier Harvests message to the public in numerous ways, including working with the press, managing the Collier Harvest website and serving as the organizations chief photographer. Having worked with Mrs. Preu FEEDINGFrom page 1PREU KIRK HARRIS he e r l e 4 1 5 In addition to grateful recipients of food for themselves and their families, the faces of Collier Harvest include volunteers, board members and staff members who give of their time and talent to get the job done. Here are a few of them. 1. Annette Kirk and Connie Preu, Collier Harvest database administrator and executive director, respectively, at last years Stamp Out Hunger food-sorting event. 2. Elaine Lane of Glendale Bible Baptist Church in Immokalee with groceries from Collier Harvest ready for delivery to members of the community. 3. A Glendale Bible Baptist Church parishioner making a delivery. 4. Packing grocery bags for distribution to 50 East Naples Middle School families as part of Collier Harvests Helping Kids Care program: ENMS Principal Darren Burkett; Julie Messenger, Collier Harvest board member; Dawn Silverman, Helping Kids Care program sponsor; Collier Harvest Executive Director Connie Preu; and volunteer Katie Preu. 5. Volunteer Tom Ryan, left, and Collier Harvest Board President Jim Paradis. Mr. Ryan has been a volunteer for 25 years, almost since Day 1 of the organization, which was founded by Mr. Paradis father, Bert, in 1992. 2 3
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for the Community Foundation of Collier County in the past, and as a volunteer for Stamp Out Hunger, she was asked to join the staff to get the word out about Collier Harvest, and is grateful to see the results of her work on behalf of the organization. Its a very tangible reward, she says. We get to know the agencies the people. We understand what theyre going through. And when we have money, the agencies are able to supply food on a regular basis. Weve dug deep for people who dont have the means to do it themselves. Theres more than a degree of instant gratification inherent in what she does, Mrs. Kirk adds. This is how we know were making a difference: We can see it. We can feel it. We get letters of thanks from people we help. VolunteerismIts a tough job, but someone has to do it, and that job belongs to volunteer coordinator Carol Harris, the third of Collier Harvests three employees. Shes been the go-to person for the organizations 90 volunteers since 1999. When she was approached about the position 18 years ago by trustees Ann and John Riker a power couple who helped Mr. Paradis get the organization started she was also the coordinator for Meals on Wheels. Many would consider Ms. Harris an organizational force of nature, but she demurs at the suggestion. They know what to do, she says. It runs like clockwork, to be honest. I give them a specific day or a store to go to. They have a schedule, and they pick up the food and drop it off at the designated agency or church. The volunteers are all eager to help out. Her greatest satisfaction, she says, is hearing how people appreciate the food and how it helps them out with their daily lives. Some might be farm workers. Some might work in service to Collier Countys wealthy. Some might have disabilities, be housebound or be affected by mental illness. Everybody thinks Naples is the center of paradise and that only rich people live here, Ms. Harris says. But we feed a lot of hungry people. Tom Ryan was about to step out to celebrate his 66th wedding anniversary with his wife, Patricia, when we caught up with him. The soon-to-be 88-year-old has volunteered with Collier Harvest for 25 years almost since day one of the organization. Im just one of these guys who has to have a lot to do, he says, adding with a chuckle, but I cant spend all my time on the golf course. Indeed, Mr. Ryan has served on a number of boards over the years, including Collier Harvest. In his spare time, he collects antique cars and has an antique airplane at his home in Minnesota. But back in 1992, he was looking for volunteer work when the program hed been serving was defunded. He learned about Collier Harvest and has been with them ever since. To this day, he makes the long drive from Publix at Freedom Square to the Six Ls workers camp in eastern Collier County once a week, his SUV loaded with day-old baked goods. He hits the road at 6:30 a.m. and his shift is usually done by 9:30 a.m. if the father of seven doesnt stop to read Golden Books to Six Ls children. Then he delivers any leftovers from the haul to St. Vincent de Paul. Will Sass has been a Collier Harvest volunteer for four years. Like Mr. Ryan, he heads out once a week to the Publix at Vineyards, seats down in his SUV to accommodate boxes and boxes of bakery donations. His first delivery is to the Goodlette Arms government-subsidized apartments. Then its on to Jewish Family and Community Services of Southwest Florida. At Goodlette Arms, residents know when to expect him and recognize his vehicle. Theyre very friendly and appreciative, says the retired Collier County school psychologist. My job is to deliver the food properly so (the agency) can distribute the food the way they see fit. Mr. Sass first learned about Collier Harvest reading a call for volunteers in the St. William Catholic Church weekly bulletin. After serving the school district for 26 years and retiring in 2010, he felt a need. I had the desire to make a contribution, which was always a major part of my life, he says. Education is giving. It was something I could do, and I missed that. When I saw that ad for Collier Harvest, I thought, This is a good thing. It was part of me I wanted to recapture. At 64 and in retirement, Mr. Sass is grateful that he is in good health. I dont take it for granted. Our time here is temporary. When I thought about it, I realized my (school district) job was done, but my work as a human being was not. A10 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY FEEDINGFrom page 8 m NAPL ES ES F F LO LO RID PROFESSIONAL INTERIOR DESIGN SERVICES LOW PRICE GUARANTEE CUSTOM WINDOW TREATMENTS & FLOOR COVERINGS WORLDWIDE DELIVERY AVAILABLE FORT MYERS: 13170 S. 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Hesse Community Park Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church Naples Church of Christ Naples Berean Free Seventh-Day Adventist Church Our Park-East Naples Park Providence House Roberts Community Center Sarah Ann Center-NAMI of Collier County The Shelter for Abused Women & Children St. Matthews House St. Vincent DePaul-Meals on Wheels Salvation Army Sunlight Home Unity Faith Missionary Baptist Church Youth Haven Collier Harvest and Stamp Out Hunger>> What: Food sorting event >> When: 1-7 p.m. Saturday, May 13 >> Where: Collier Harvest warehouse, 4451 Mercantile Ave., Naples >> Why: To sort foods collected for the annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive >> Info: 455-FOOD or www.collierharvest.org
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FOR NEW PATIENTS ONLY Latest religious messages The church-state wall leaks badly in Spindale, N.C., according to former members of the Word of Faith Fellowship (reported in February by the Associated Press). Two state prosecutors (one a relative of the churchs founder), in nearby Burke and Rutherford counties, allegedly coached fellowship members and leaders how to neutralize government investigations into church abuse coaching that would violate state law and attorney ethical standards. Fellowship officials have been accused of beating misbehaving congregants, including children, in order to repel their demons. (Among the fellowships edicts revealed in the AP report: All dating, marriages and procreation subject to approval; no wedding-night intimacy beyond a godly cheek kiss; subsequent marital sex limited to 30 minutes, no foreplay, lights off, missionary position.) Babies born on the Indonesian island of Bali are still today treated regally under an obscure Hindu tradition, according to a February New York Times report, and must not be allowed to touch the earth for 105 days (in some areas, 210). (Carrying the infant in a bucket and setting that on the ground is apparently acceptable.) Each birth is actually a re-birth, they say, with ancestors returning as their own descendants. (Accidentally touching the ground does not condemn the baby, but may leave questions about negative influences.) Catholic priest Juan Carlos Martinez, 40, apologized shortly after realizing, as he said, he had gone too far in celebrating Marchs Carnival in a town in the Galicia area of Spain that he acted inappropriately in dressing as Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner, reclining on a red satin sheet on a parade float carrying men dressed as classic Playboy Bunnies. Despite apparent public support for Father Martinez, his Archbishop asked him to attend a spiritual retreat to reflect on his behavior.TP goes high techChinas public-park restrooms have for years suffered toilet-paper theft by local residents who raid dispensers for their own homes (a cultural habit, wrote Hong Kongs South China Morning Post, expressing taxpayer feelings of owning public facilities), but the government recently fought back with technology. At Beijings popular Temple of Heaven park, dispensers now have facial-recognition scanners beside the six toilets, with precut paper (about 24 inches long) issued only to users who pose for a picture. (Just one slug of paper can be dispensed to the same face in a nine-minute period, catastrophic for the diarrhea-stricken and requiring calling an attendant to override the machine.)PerspectiveThe U.S. House of Representatives, demonstrating particular concern for military veterans, enhanced vets civil rights in March by removing a source of delay in gun purchases. A 2007 law had required all federal agencies to enter any mentally ill clients into the National Instant Criminal Background Check database for gun purchases, but the new bill exempts veterans (including, per VA estimates, 19,000 schizophrenics and 15,000 with severe post-traumatic stress syndrome). (An average of a dozen veterans a day in recent times have committed suicide with guns.)Fine points of the lawPolice and prosecutors in Williamsburg, Va., are absolutely certain that Oswaldo Martinez raped and killed a teenage girl in 2005, but, though he was quickly arrested, they have 12 years later not even put him on trial. Martinez, then 33, is still apparently, genuinely (i.e., not faking) deaf, illiterate and almost mute, and besides that, the undocumented Salvadoran immigrant has such limited intelligence that test after test has shown him incapable of understanding his legal rights, and therefore incompetent to stand trial. (Police made multiple slam dunk findings of Martinezs DNA on the victims body and also linked Martinez via a store camera to the very bottle of juice left at the crime scene.) NEWS OF THE WEIRD BY CHUCK SHEPHERDDistributed by Universal Press Syndicatepost-production in Georgia, including feature films, television series, commercials, music videos, animation and game development. Ms. McCarty says Florida was once third behind Los Angeles and New York but now isnt even on the list as producers and filmmakers consider where to shoot their movies and TV shows. She says the Georgia town where The Walking Dead is filmed has been revitalized with new restaurants, tours and stores. She thinks the same could happen in Naples. He has a dream and wants to see if this can really happen, Ms. McCarty says of Mr. Walls. Hes investing emotionally and financially, and Im encouraging and supporting him in any way I can. Mr. Walls is counting on others to see his vision as well. I am hoping patrons of the arts want to get involved so we can make a movie, create jobs and put money back in the local economy, he says. Filming here could lead to tourism the same way people over in Miami still want to see were scenes in Miami Vice were shot. FILMFrom page 12 5th Avenue Films information meeting>> When: 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 11 >> Where: Naples Accelerator, 3510 Kraft Road >> Cost: FreeIts Nothing Personal, a one-hour stage adaptation of the screenplay by Curry Walls>> When: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 16 >> Where: The Sugden Community Theatre >> Cost: $150 >> Info: www.5thavenue lms.com
A14 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Bigger choices of better food for all occasions. Order online at jasonsdeli.comSarasota Port Charlotte Fort Myers Cape Coral Naples jasonsdeli.com CONGRATULATIONS FLORIDA WEEKLY 10 GREAT YEARS The eaglets have landed at Marco Island preserve and sanctuary BY LINDA TURNERSpecial to Florida WeeklyFinally! There are two eaglets in the nest at the Marco Island Nature Preserve & Bird Sanctuary. Last week, through a high-powered lens, two small, fuzzy, eaglet heads were seen reaching up for food being delivered into the nest by the adult eagles. One eaglet appears considerably larger than the other, an indication that the eggs hatched a few days apart. The adult male eagle, Paleo, stays busy all day fishing and flying his catch back to the nest. Calusa, the adult female, keeps the eaglets warm, protects them from crows and hawks and feeds them the fish from Paleo after she has shredded it for easy consumption. Eaglets grow at a very rapid pace, reaching adult size by 12 weeks. Although they will fledge from the nest between 10-12 weeks, they will return to roost and to be fed by the adult eagles for a few more weeks. Visitors come to the preserve all day long, bringing binoculars and long-lens cameras in hopes of getting a closer look at the eagle family activities. There has been considerable interest in providing easy and accessible close-up viewing of the eagles, which has resulted in numerous requests for the installation of eagle cams.Eagle cams in Collier CountyWe have all heard the adage, A picture says a thousand words. Imagine how many words an eagle cam would say. Broadcasting our eagles activity through online eagle cams will make it easy for school-age children and eagle lovers everywhere to view these magnificent birds from anywhere in the world. The Marco Eagle Sanctuary Foundation hopes to make this happen. The goal is to install an eagle cam system on the preserve by September 2017, before the start of the next eagle-nesting season in October. The project requires two high-tech pan and zoom cameras that can withstand water, salt, wind and dust; a computer and software for transmission; waterproof computer housing; electrical, internet and broadband connections; and installation involving a crane. The approximate cost for this project is $45,000. About the Marco eaglesBald eagles have resided on the Marco Island Nature Preserve & Bird Sanctuary property since the 1970s. The preserves current resident eagle adults, named Paleo and Calusa, were so named by the 2011 fifth-grade class at Tommie Barfield Elementary School. There is a high probability that Paleo or Calusa are relatives of the preserves earlier resident eagles, as offspring eagles always come back to their birth nest to start their families if the nest is available. The bald eagle, a state and federally protected species, holds a special status of prominence as Americas symbol for freedom and strength. The preserve and sanctuaryThe Marco Eagle Sanctuary Foundation is the parent organization for the Marco Island Nature Preserve & Bird Sanctuary project at 665 Tigertail Court. The foundations mission for the project is to preserve and protect the site for generations to come. The preservation will include additional native trees and plants to attract new bird species, butter flies and wildlife. Walking paths will be installed for guided tours and for bird watchers to enjoy when the eagles are not nesting. A small learning center is planned on the preserves southern corner, 330 feet from the nesting tree and compliant with state and federal restrictions for construction activity around an eagles nest. The learning center will provide interactive video stations for visitors to learn more about the eagles as well as the ecosystem that makes up the preserve. The learning center will also have a controlled entrance and exit to and from the preserve walking paths. Among those collaborating with the Marco Eagle Sanctuary Foundation on the project are: Florida Gulf Coast University, Naples Botanical Garden, Rookery Bay National Marine Reserve, Defenders of Wildlife-Southwest Florida, Florida Native Plant Society-Naples Chapter, Keep Collier Beautiful and the Collier County Public Schools Department of Science and Environment. How to helpDonations for the eagle cam project are always welcome. To make a contribution by credit card, visit www.MarcoIslandNaturePreserve.org or www.MarcoEagleSanctuaryFoundation.org and click on Eagle Cam Fundraising. Donations can also be made by check payable to the Marco Island Nature Preserve & Bird Sanctuary (indicate eagle cams) and mailed to P.O. Box 983, Marco Island, FL 34146. The Marco Eagle Sanctuary Foundation is a 100 percent volunteer organization. For more information, call 269-1754. Linda Turner is the communications director for the Marco Island Nature Preserve and Bird Sanctuary. ROSEMARY TOLLIVER / COURTESY PHOTOThe new eaglets in their nest on Marco Island.DENNIS GOODMAN/ COURTEST PHOTOOne of the two adult eagles that makes its home at the Marco Island Nature Preserve and Bird Sanctuary.
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A20 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY from E. Sue Huff & FriendsFLORIDA WEEKLY ON YOUR 10TH ANNIVERSARY! www.esuehuff.com 239-596-7990 E. SUE HUFF & ASSOCIATES MARKETING AND MANAGEMENT CONSULTING Emcee Facilitator Speaker LISTEN LAUGH LEARN CLUB NOTES Solo Singles of Collier County was organized more than 25 years ago to create and promote recreational, cultural, charitable and social activities for those who are single, divorced or widowed. Members meet at 5 p.m. for happy hour followed by dinner on the first Friday of the month at different restaurants around town. The next gettogether is April 7 at Under the Shady Palm Pub, 210 Tamiami Trail N. For location or more information, call Carey Hughes at 262-0278 or email careyjh@ aol.com. 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. Guest speaker is Axel Cahiz. 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. Pi Beta Phi alumnae in the Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero and Marco Island areas are invited to a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 8, at the Bonita Bay Club in Bonita Springs. The program includes a Golden Arrow induction ceremony in addition to guest speaker Dr. Jeffrey Craig from NCH discussing personalized health management by engaging a concierge doctor. Cost is $32, with payment required in advance. For more information, call Connie Kindsvater at 249-4969 or email email@example.com. Gamma Phi Betas who are living in or visiting Southwest Florida are welcome to join the local chapter for a lunch meeting Saturday, April 8, at the Bonita Bay Club. Author Bill Evans will be the guest speaker. For more information, call Lynne Nordhoff at 594-8420. 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. The next meeting starts at noon Saturday, April 8. For more information, call Darlene (Hall) Follese at 495-9741 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Kappa Alpha Theta alumnae in Naples, Marco Island and Bonita Springs are invited to a Spring Fling from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Monday, April 10, at Bravo! in Mercato. RSVP to Linda Shafer at email@example.com. The Genealogical Society of Collier County celebrates its 33rd anniversary at its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, at Faith Lutheran Church, 4150 Goodlette-Frank Road. Past president and webmaster Michele Bender will present I Dig Relatives: A Lighthearted Look at Family History Research. This dinner meeting is for members and their guests only. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For reservations or more information, call Madonna Crame at 455-7295 or visit www. thegscc.org. 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 April 13. Potential members can attend two meetings without joining. Annual membership for $45 includes local, stage and national Questers membership. For more information, email Roberta Raass at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Greater Naples chapter of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 13, at Perkins restaurant, 3585 Pine Ridge Road in Naples. Like AARP for senior citizens, NARFE lobbies Congress to protect the earned benefits of those either currently or retired from a career of actively serving the federal government/supporting the U.S. military, NATO countries and coalition partners. For more information, call Cynthia Place at 331-4623. The Naples Chapter, Florida Society, Sons of the American Revolution meets at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 13, 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, April 13, 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 brainrelated disorders and disabilities, including traumatic brain injuries, dementia and autism. For more information, call Sue Lester 289-8268.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 NEWS A21 Hitch Your Wagon to a Great Cause! CHILDRENS URGENT CARE & AMBULATORY CARE CENTER The areas rst and only Urgent Care Center dedicated solely to pediatrics NEW CHILDRENS REHABILITATION CENTER Featuring physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech pathology/audiology services PEDIATRIC SPECIALTY CLINIC Pediatric specialists from Miami Childrens Hospital and Golisano Childrens Hospital The new Golisano | Nicklaus Childrens Health Center in Naples is an innovative facility that brings pediatric specialty care, urgent care and other valuable health services to children and families close to home.Passionate about childrens healthcare? In partnership with Lee Health Foundation, you can transform the future of SWFL and have a lasting impact on our community through your generous support. Contact a representative at (239) 214-0642 or visit LeeHealthFoundation.org for more information. The DPI-SIG Naples Digital Photography Club meets from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, April 13, 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 April 14 and 28. Visitors are always welcome. For more information, call 777-0416 or visit www. ToastOfTheCoast.org. Email club news to Cindy Pierce at email@example.com. CLUB NOTES COURTESY PHOTOSNorthside Naples Kiwanis Club recently held its annual reverse raffle. A signature club event for almost 30 years, this years Motown-themed evening sold out with more than 420 members and guests in attendance. The grand prize of $10,000 was divided among the final five ticket holders. The club meets at 7:15 a.m. every Thursday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. For more information, visit www.NorthsideNaplesKiwanis.com. 1. Wilma Mejia, Jim Kennaugh and Terry Lowman 2. Lisa Stewart, Susan Van Kleef and Jeanette Igoe 3. Audrey Martarano and Sarah Skory 4. John Ashford and Jennifer Ashford 5. Deidra Holmes, Tom Andrews and Tim Martarano 6. Sarah Tessmer and Chris Dario 1 2 3 5 4 6
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A24 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Animal Specialty Hospital of Florida adds underwater treadmill for therapy SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYNaples-based Animal Specialty Hospital of Florida has expanded its physical rehabilitation and fitness center with the addition of an Oasis underwater treadmill. The hydrotherapy system gives patients the best opportunity to recover from surgical, arthritic, geriatric and chronically debilitating diseases and conditions. Much like humans, animals require physical rehabilitation to recover muscle strength and joint flexibility following an injury or long-term disuse. Animal Specialty Hospital of Floridas physical rehabilitation team designs treatment programs focusing on sports medicine, performance optimization, fitness, weight management, surgery recovery and chronic illness alleviation. It offers outpatient consultations as well as tailored physical rehabilitation sessions to hospitalized, post-operative and incapacitated critical care patients. The physical rehabilitation team is led by owner and surgeon Dr. Marc Havig and Christine Bihler. In addition to the state-of-the-art underwater treadmill, the physical rehabilitation and fitness center at Animal Specialty Hospital of Florida features a suite of industry-leading equipment and services including: therapeutic ultrasound, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, neuromuscular electrical stimulation, massage therapy, balance and coordination training, strengthening exercises and gait training. The hospital is Collier Countys only veterinary facility that is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The staff includes board-certified specialists in cardiology, critical care and emergency medicine, dermatology, surgery, internal medicine and ophthalmology. At 10130 Market St., the facility celebrates its sixth anniversary this month. For more information, visit www.ashfl.com. Liven up your Tuesday mornings at Naples PreserveThe seasons series of fun, free and educational nature talks on Tuesdays at Naples Preserve is winding down. Presentations often include photographs and artifacts, and the speakers will inform as well as dispel myths. Programs start at 10 a.m. and are suitable for ages 7 and older. Heres whats coming up: April 11: Gopher tortoise habitat restoration at Barefoot Beach Preserve, presented by Nora Demers, associate professor at Florida Gulf Coast University. April 18: Orchid research at Naples Botanical Garden, presented by Nick Ewy, associate director of horticulture at the Garden. April 25: Dragonflies and damselfilies, Flying Jewels in the Sky, presented by Naples Preserve volunteer ambassador Rebecca Speer. Visitors can also stroll the preserves boardwalk and see the many birds, gopher tortoises and other small animals that call the nature sanctuary in the city home. Naples Preserve is at 1690 Tamiami Trail N. For more information, call 2614290 or follow Friends of the Naples Preserve on Facebook. A gopher tortoise lumbers along at Naples Preserve. Adriana Sanchez, lead surgery service technician and member of the physical rehabilitation department, guides Tyson after his surgery. Shes assisting him with his gait, allowing him to build strength. Direct Lender In-House Underwriting Quick Approvals Closings on Time Diversity of Programs Mortgage Banker We Deliver on Our Promise* Seasoned/Talented Loan Of cers Can Do. Will Do. Contact Us Today To Learn About Our Jumbo Financing Programs*Customers are not an account number, they are valued friends!9118 Strada Place Unit 8105 Naples, FL 34108 239.434.0300 9130 Galleria Court Suite 101 Naples, FL 34109 239.596.0507 10580 Colonial Boulevard Suite 107 Fort Myers, FL 33913 239.434.0300The American Eagle Mortgage Co. LLC NMLS #167191 | AEM-128 Happy 10 Year Anniversary Florida Weekly!
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BEHIND THE WHEELLexus GS Turbo even luxury loves valueThe biggest news at Lexus right now might just be a smaller motor. The 2017 Lexus GS Turbo is a way for the company to reach down to those people who say they like sporty style, but really only spend their money to add luxury. It all starts with a bright idea. Lexus used to position the GS as the higher horsepower alternative to cars like the BMW 5-Series and Mercedes E-Class. Both of the Germans come with a standard 2.0-liter turbo motor making 240250 horsepower and a $53K base price. The Lexus GS350 cost about the same and offers a 311 hp V6. But someone at the Japanese luxury company realized there was another way to add value. Lexus already has a 2.0-liter turbo motor in models like the IS sedan and NX crossover. In fact, it fits right in with the first rung of the BMW and Mercedes chain with its 241 hp. By kicking the turbo upstairs, Lexus gets to break through the $50K floor. Its $47,305 base price is far from landing in the bargain basement (Cadillacs CTS is right there, too,) but it creates a distinct savings. This new 2017 model carries the 200t badge, but everyone at the local dealer will likely refer to it as the GS Turbo since it sounds sportier. Thats needed because the entire mission of the GS is to uphold the performance end of the midsize sedan lineup. Lexus sells the ES for those who want a comfortable frontwheel drive machine with plenty of passenger space for family and friends. The mission of the GS is to be able to carry everyone, but be a bit more driveroriented with rear-wheel drive. Its immediately noticeable in the styling that has one of the most aggressive faces grafted onto the companys hallmark hourglass grille. The sharp points integrated into the design of the headlights and air inlets add true distinction to the face. But the softened lines on the profile and rear keep this luxury coupe from looking like a complete bully. Inside, luxury is job one for this Lexus. Every surface is meant to feel premium, and every button f eels sturdy. Our test vehicle was optioned with the F Sport packaging, which gave it features like better-contoured seats and a digital gauge panel, and the glossy wood is replaced by textured metal. But everyone gets premium features like dual zone climate control, power front seats, power tilt steering wheel and backup camera. The GS doesnt use a touchscreen for its standard full infotainment system. Instead, it utilizes a fingertip controller for everything from the premium audio to the live traffic updates. While it might take a week or so for owners to get fully used to it, the benefits include the screen location further away for glare reduction and other controls can be moved closer to your fingertips. Under the hood, the turbo motor doesnt look out of place, but we do know theres room for much more under there. After all, back in October we had a chance to get some track time in the scramming-hot GS F. It has a 467 horsepower V8, and Lexus even likes to brag that they arent using a turbocharger for their hottest sports sedan unlike the BMW M5 and Mercedes AMG E43. That was a lot of fun, but the 2.0-liter GS represents the opposite (and practical) end of the stick. The turbo motor has a whisper-quiet operation at startup, which is a signature of Lexus luxury. Driving around town is easy with light steering and plenty of suspension dampening. And the only time we ever really needed the turbo to spool up and add serious power was for hard acceleration, like when merging on the interstate. The 2.0 motor doesnt run out of breath, it just doesnt inhale as deep as the 460+hp GS F. Premium car shopping is usually about adding on the features that coddle. So when the new GS Turbo is about less displacement and less cost while still keeping the luxury its a nice acknowledgement that if were willing to be practical, Lexus is, too. A26 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY CALL TODAY TO SCHEDULE YOUR FREE LASIK CONSULTATION!The patient and any other person responsible for payment has the right to refuse to pay, or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination, or treatment that is performed as a result of, and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free, or reduced fee service, examination and treatment. $1,000 OFF LASIK $500 per eye; offer good through April 30, 2017.Cannot be combined with any other offer.All Laser Lasik Bausch & Lomb Technolas/Victus State-of-the-Art Technology Nina Nordgren, M.D.Board Eligible Ophthalmologist SWFLEYE.COM mylesKORNBLATTmk@autominded.com
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A28 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.QuigleyEye.comNaplesBonita SpringsFREEEYE EXAMFOR NEW PATIENTSNo Hidden Charges: It is our policy that the patient and or any other person responsible for payment or be reimburse by payment or any other service, examination or treatment CODE: FW00complete medical exam with one of our board certied eye doctors includes prescription for eyeglasses, and tests for FORMERLY EYE HEALTHomas Quigley, M.D.Board Certied Eye Surgeon & Cataract Specialist www.stopps-kidwell.com STOPPS & KIDWELLTAX & ACCOUNTING SERVICES28179 Vanderbilt Drive, Suite 2 Bonita Springs, Florida 34134 firstname.lastname@example.org Want to learn more?CALL US AT 239.992.9299Free Introductory Consultation HEALTHY LIVINGNCH and AHA: Sharing a vision of a healthy futureIn existence since 1898, the American Hospital Association is the primary voice for the majority of the 5,564 hospitals and health systems in America today. Its vision is of a society of healthy communities where all individuals reach their highest potential for health. I have been given the honor and privilege of serving as one of 27 AHA board members. Among other opportunities, I get to visit with and listen to some of the nine regional policy board members a few times each year and recently was with very welcoming and thoughtful leaders in a region encompassing Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana. The discussion centered on the following, all gleaned from AHA background and discussion materials: Affordability: The rising cost of health care for individuals, providers and business/government payers is considered by many as the most serious health-care problem facing America. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services estimates we spent almost $10,000 per person in 2015. Since 2007 health-care spending has increased 25 percent, crowding out other basic family needs. The average price of brand-name drugs rose 16 percent in 2015, up 98 percent since 2011. Next generation of physician leadership: Developing physician leaders and understanding their viewpoints in this important moment the evolution of health-care delivery as payment relationships are being driven by insurers from volume to value are both a major stress and important goal. Mutual success for physicians and healthcare systems, as we together care for patients, requires change in the manner in which we work collaboratively. An advisory task force of 18 leaders including physicians, CEOs, SEE HOSPITALS, A29 Adults with movement issues Move, Laugh, Connect at the Y BY PAUL THEINSpecial to Florida WeeklyIn the crowded main gym at the Greater Naples YMCA, dozens of people with various forms and degrees of movement disability laugh and smile as they take part in an hour-long M ove, Laugh, Connect wellness class. New to the Y as of the first of the year, its especially designed for those suffering the effects of arthritis, joint replacements, Parkinsons disease, Alzheimers disease, stroke and diabetes, just to name a few. Move, Laugh, Connect is truly a new grassroots program, still being developed by a group of personal trainers at the renowned Cooper Institute of Dallas, Texas, which was founded in 1970 by Dr. Kenneth Cooper, the Father of Aerobics. The local Y, where the program is under the management of exercise science and physiology professional Heidi Roderick, is proud to be part of the ongoing research and development of MLC. A balance of physical, emotional and social dimensions recognized as critical to the total well-being of the individual, the program can benefit almost anyone, but especially older adults. Participation is free for members of the Greater Naples YMCA; others pay a small fee per class. Financial assistance is also available. A doctors referral is recommended but not required. Personal caretakers are welcome to accompany participants. Ms. Roderick has more than 25 years of experience, including 20 years at the NCH Wellness Center and three in her current position at the Y. She also served as head athletic trainer at Lely High School for 10 years. In the fall of 2016, she underwent extensive MLC training and earned certification from the Cooper Institute. Thanks to a generous gift of almost $5,000 from a local donor, the Y was able to fund the programs procedures and purchase the equipment needed to begin MLC. Y instructor Andrew Reid and four Florida Gulf Coast University interns assist Ms. Roderick in leading the classes. Mr. Reid, assistant MLC program manager, brings more than 22 years of experience as a personal trainer/exercise professional to the job. He is also a certified black belt in Goju (Japanese martial arts). The student interns all are studying exercise science or another aspect of health care at FGCU. Celia B., a 70-year-old recent transplant to Naples from Seattle, has been in the program since the first session back in January. Shes diabetic, suffered a stroke in 2010 and had back surgery in 2015. Thanks to the class, she says, she has seen significant improvements in her muscle tone and balance. And I can walk without my cane, she proudly adds. Longtime Neapolitan Bob B. joined the class just a few weeks ago. Approaching 80 years old, he has a bad leg, a bad hip and spinal fusion. I was doing too much sitting, not moving enough, he says about his reason for signing up. After a few sessions, hes already feeling and moving around better, he says. For more information about the M ove, Laugh, Connect program, call the Greater Naples YMCA at 597-3148 or visit www. greaternaplesymca.org. Paul Thein is president and CEO of the Greater Naples YMCA, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Move, Laugh, Connect is just one of the many classes offered for children, teens, adults and seniors. THEIN COURTESY PHOTOSAbove: FGCU intern Jaclynn Meisel, MLC program manager Heidi Roderick and assistant program manager Andrew Reid lead a class at the Greater Naples YMCA. Right: Adults who have some form of movement disability fill the main gym at the Y for Move, Laugh, Connect classes for one hour three times a week. allenWEISSallen.email@example.com
ANNOUNCES NEW OFFICE LOCATIONS: Malkani Retina Center 1855 Veterans Park Drive #302 in Naples 9201 Cypress Lake Drive in Ft. Myers Robert M. Sherman, M.D., FACSBoard Certied Opthalmologist & Retina Specialist Malkani Retina Center specializes in:Macular Degeneration | Retina Detachment | Diabetic Retinopathy Painless Eye Injections & other Diseases of the Retina Malkani Retina CenterSunil Malkani, MD, Vitreoretinal Specialist and Surgeon(239) 324-4888www.mrcmd.comFor Call Appointments, NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 NEWS A29HOSPITALSFrom page 28chief medical officers and I will convene to synthesize the input from all nine regional AHA policy boards, share best practices, survey others and report back to all. Also being discussed nationally is the issue of physician resilience and wellbeing, which parallels an initiative that has been in place at NCH for the past year under the guidance of Dr. Paul Jones, president of the NCH medical staff. Political and legislative update: This subject changes by the day and sometimes even more frequently in keeping with the new Washington acronym, VUCA (volatile, uncertain, confusing and ambiguous). Trying to take a picture of todays situation is unproductive. From a historical perspective, Medicare was enacted in 1965, has undergone 11 adjustments since then and today has an 80 percent approval rating by the public. Without getting political or dogmatic, my opinion is that more efficiency and transparency combined with less waste and rhetoric will serve everyone better. NCHs mission to help everyone live a longer, happier and healthier life parallels AHAs vision, making our collaboration even more significant and beneficial for those we serve. Dr. Allen Weiss is president and CEO of the NCH Healthcare System. Who cares about caregivers? NAMIThe National Alliance for Mental Illness-Collier County invites caregivers and anyone who sometimes feels overwhelmed by their compassion for others to Coping with Compassion Fatigue, a workshop with George Drobinski, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 13, at NAMI headquarters, 6216 Trail Blvd. in Naples. Mr. Drobinski is a licensed mental health counselor in private practice specializing in relationships, substance abuse, anxiety, depression, teen issues and trauma. He has extensive experience in successfully providing cognitive behavioral therapy to individuals, families and groups. He is a board-certified practitioner in rapid trauma resolution and hypnosis. He is also a partner in Quantum Team Builders, a company assisting organizations and groups with raising their level of energy and collaboration to maximize satisfaction and productivity. He is a past chairman of the Collier County Hunger and Homeless Coalition and has also served on the boards for NAMI-Collier County and the Childrens Advocacy Center. He is also past president and a co-founder of the Gulf Coast Mental Health Counselors Association. Attendance at the workshop is free, but registration is required. Call NAMI at 260-7300 or email alex@namicollier. org. Safe disposal for medicationsDrug Free Collier invites residents to safely dispose of expired and/or nolonger-needed prescription and overthe-counter medications, including controlled substances, during Operation Medicine Cabinet from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, April 13, at Naples Town Centre, 3579 East Tamiami Trail. Numerous other items will be accepted for free proper disposal, including tires (up to four per person), oil and oil filters, antifreeze, propane tanks, latex and oil-based paint, batteries (rechargeable and lead acid), ink cartridges, fluorescent bulbs (compact and HID), ballasts, mercury-containing devices, electronics (computers, monitors, televisions, etc.) cell phones and medical sharps. Goodwill Secure Shred will offer free paper/cardboard shredding. And Goodwill Industries of SWFL will accept gently used but still usable household items, books, clothing and other items for resale and recycling. For more information, call 252-7575. Learn about Hodges physical therapist assistant program Hodges University hosts an information session for those who are interested in a career as a physical therapist assistant from 5-6 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, Wednesday, May 24 and Thursday, June 22, at 2647 Professional Way, Naples. Each session will provide an overview of what a career as a physical therapist assistant entails and the requirements for applying to the program in the Hodges U. School of Allied Health. Only 20 students are accepted into the program every year. Information about scholarships will also be available. Hodges PTA program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education. The application process for the 2018-19 academic year opens June 1. For more information, call program director Cynthia Vaccarino at 938-7718 or visit www.hodgesedu/ soah/. More than sad? support is hereHave you been feeling really sad, tired and worried for more than a few days? If yes, you could have depression. This is not a character flaw or a sign of personal weakness. You cant make yourself well by trying to snap out of it or lighten up. The depression support group offered by the Mental Health Association of Southwest Florida welcomes anyone who is suffering from this very real mental illness. The group meets from 10:30 a.m. to noon every Thursday at 2335 Tamiami Trail. Support groups provide mutual acceptance and understanding and help facilitate self-discovery. They also give people the opportunity to benefit from the experiences of those who have been or are in the same shoes. Common symptoms of depression include: loss of enjoyment, restlessness and poor nighttime sleep, overeating or loss of appetite, forgetfulness, wanting to stay in bed all the time, unexplained feelings of anger or fear, general aches and pains that dont go away, no sexual energy, lack of focus and no interest in socializing. Talk to your doctor if you are experience any of the above symptoms. Depression is treatable and you can feel better. For more information about the support group, call 261-5405 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A30 NEWS WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.ECOF.comClearly, the right choice Clearlytherightchoice Clearlytherightchoice Since 1971 888 EYE APPT David C. Brown, MD, FACSFounder & Medical DirectorLifetime Eye Care for the Entire Family12 CONVENIENT LOCATIONS PET TALESSpring safetyThe season of renewal can be perilous for pets. Household poisons come in the form of pretty plants, tasty (human) treats and more BY DR. MARTY BECKERAndrews McMeel SyndicationIs your home ready for spring? If you live with dogs, cats or other pets, you may need to do some extra preparation to ensure their safety as your garden comes to life, your home fills with flowers for spring holidays, and you or your neighbors fight off unwelcome spring guests such as rodents and external parasites. Heres what you should know about preventing pet poisoning from common plants and products. Lilies are lovely, but they can be fatal to cats. A cat who eats any part of a lily flowers, leaves, stems, pollen or drinks water in a vase of lilies can develop fatal kidney failure. Dont plant lilies in your yard if you have outdoor cats, and dont accept them into your home if you receive a bouquet for Easter or your birthday. Give them to a friend or family member whose home is cat-free. Other common spring plants that can be toxic to pets include bulbs such as daffodils and tulips. Pets who eat the tops or flowers of bulbs usually suffer only mild stomach upset, but if they eat the bulb itself, the result can be bloody vomiting and diarrhea and low blood pressure. Cats are also sensitive to certain fleaand tick-control products, especially those made for dogs. Never give your dogs parasite-prevention products to your cat, thinking that shell be safe if you just use a little less. Feline physiology is not the same as that of a dog or human. Cats respond in different ways to certain chemicals, so its important to purchase parasite preventives made specifically for them. What about dogs? We all know that they are indiscriminate eaters, willing to chow down on whatever they come across in the hope that its edible. Check labels to make sure food items such as baked goods, candy, chewing gum and even peanu t butt er arent sweetened with xylitol. Pets, including cats, who ingest xylitol-sweetened items show signs such as vomiting, sudden and lifethreatening low blood sugar, and liver failure. If your dog considers himself a professional taste-tester, read labels carefully, and keep these items well out his reach. Chocolate Easter bunnies and eggs, especially those made with dark chocolate, can be toxic to pets. Chocolate contains a compound called theobromine that is harmful to dogs, cats and parrots. Bakers and dark chocolate have the highest concentrations of theobromine and can cause vomiting, diarrhea and seizures, depending on the size of the animal and how much he eats. Take your pet to the vet if you find evidence that he has broken into your chocolate stash.If you are a savvy pet owner, you probably avoid putting out mouse or rat poison for fear that your pet will ingest it, but neighbors or family members you visit might not be so careful. Ask if they have put out any bait traps, where they are and if theyd be willing to take them up while your pet is there. Rodenticides containing anticoagulants are treatable with blood transfusions and vitamin K if the poisoning is caught in time, but alternative poisons that contain a neurotoxin called bromethalin are more harmful to pets and have no antidote.Finally, for many people, spring means allergy season. Human medications are the number-one reason for calls to animal poison control hotlines. Decongestants can be deadly to pets who accidentally ingest them. They can cause vomiting, high blood pressure, abnormal heart rhythms, tremors and seizures. Seek veterinary help immediately if you discover your pet has ingested these types of drugs. Remember, it takes dogs only about 15 seconds to break into a childproof bottle. Pets of the Week>> Fantasia is a 1-year-old tuxedo with beautiful markings and personality sweet as honey. Her adoption fee is $55. >> Karina is a 4-year-old terrier mix who is the perfect size for a condo or house. Shes easy on a leash. Her adoption fee is $150. >> Paul is an 8-year-old beagle mix who would love a big, comfy bed for afternoon naps in his forever home. His adoption fee is $45. Tigger is a 1-year-old domestic shorthair mix who is quite the love bug. She will make an awesome little sidekick for the lucky person who takes her home. Her adoption fee is $55.To adopt or foster a petDogs and cats adopted from Humane Society Naples come with vaccinations, sterilization surgery, ID microchip and 30 days of health insurance. Visit the animals ready for adoption at the main shelter at 370 Airport-Pulling Road N. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday), or at the satellite adoption center at Coastland Center during mall hours. Call 643-1555 or visit www.HSNaples.org for more information. Small dogs are at greater risk than large ones if they eat too much chocolate.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 | B1WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM BUSINESS & REAL ESTATE FROM THE TOPMatching skills with her beliefs for the NCEF BY DON MANLEYFlorida Weekly CorrespondentMaria Jimenez-Laras lifes work has corresponded perfectly with her personal beliefs. The CEO of the Naples Children & Education Foundation, Mrs. JimenezLara has spent almost her entire 25-year professional career working for nonprofit organizations. I think the opportunity that has been afforded to me to work with nonprofits was a good match with my skill set and with my belief in education and my awareness that its our responsibility to give back to the community, she says. Those two things have been at the center of my whole career. When your beliefs match your career, then thats a win-win for you. The nonprofit NCEF is the founding organization of the Naples Winter Wine Festival, which raises money to benefit the organization. The NCEF supports charitable programs that improve the physical, emotional and educational lives of Collier Countys underprivileged and at-risk children. Since its start in 2001, the wine festival has raised more than $161 million for the foundation, including more than $15 million at this years event in January. Those funds have enabled the organization to support initiatives that address early learning, health care, hunger, vision, mental and oral health, and outof-school issues for the countys youth. My job is to advance our cause, which is to continue funding programs that provide services that impact the educational, emotional and physical lives of children, Mrs. Jimenez-Lara SEE JIMENEZ-LARA, B6 JIMENEZ-LARA BY BRAD DEUTSERSpecial to Florida WeeklyFROM RING TO RING, YOU HAVE ENTER-TAINED. From generation to generation, you have brought families together. You have invited us in to witness and be a part of the Greatest Show on Earth. But you have also become one of Americas great tragedies. After nearly a century and a half in business, doing what you do best, you will vacate your place in the entertainment space. There will be other circuses, but there will never be another Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus. You have never wavered from your roots your history, your way of working and promoting, and your way of entertaining. SEE RINGLING, B4 ... to The Greatest Show on Earth FarewellWhat caused the 146-yearold business to fail?COURTESY IMAGESAbove: Elephants performing at a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus show. At left, a Ringling Brothers circus poster from 1898. Naples TOP 1 % Our Experience Counts. Our Expertise Sells. luxeexclusivelyFrom Port Royal to Bonita Beach, The Bua Bell Group serves the Luxury Market. Were Local, Were Global! BuaBellSellsNaples.com | BuaBellGroup@JohnRWood.com Emily K. Bua 239.659.6115 or Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Padova at Mediterra $3.450 M 15179 Brolio Way Naples Square $1.650 M 1030 3rd Avenue South, #420
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Socially conscious investors fund pioneering company SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY Investors are raising $250,000 in capital for Taste of Immokalee, a Florida corporation that is breaking new ground in socially responsible investing. In a unique partnership between Naples-based Tamiami Angel Funds and the Community Foundation of Collier County, investors in Taste of Immokalee know their investment will benefit underprivileged children in eastern Collier County who are learning to become entrepreneurs. Launched three years ago by Immokalee High School students, Taste of Immokalee sells hot sauces, spices, salsa and barbecue sauces in stores such as Publix and Winn Dixie. Under the mentorship of Naples business leaders, the students from the socio-economically underserved area learn valuable hands-on business lessons in developing social-media campaigns and merchandising activities at local festivals, schools and retail outlets. Taste of Immokalee is a benefit corporation, a newly permitted Florida corporate structure that lets companies pursue both profits and community benefits. Traditionally, companies either had to register as for-profit or not-forCOURTESY PHOTOSome of the hot sauces, spices, salsa and barbecue sauces made by students involved in Taste of Immokalee. Products are distributed in stories including Publix and Winn Dixie.SEE TASTE, B6 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 BUSINESS B3 Dante DiSabato Follow me on: 2240 Venetian Court Naples, FL 34109 Cell: 239.537.5351 Encore-Realty.com 1461 Anhinga Pointe LISTED AT $3,995,000 434 3rd Avenue South LISTED AT $4,615,000 489 1st Ave South LISTED AT $4,175,000 2025 Crayton Road LISTED AT $3,850,000 354 3rd Avenue South LISTED AT $1,595,000 Broker Associate239 Conners Avenue LISTED AT $1,200,000 o 2 N C E Br
B4 BUSINESS WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Community fair aims to improve workforce retention The Bonita Springs Estero Economic Development Council and the areas largest employers announce the inaugural Great Big Community Involvement Fair set for 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, at the Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center on Bonita Beach Road. With the goal of increasing workforce retention, the fair will showcase organizations involved with sports, volunteering, cultural and religious activities to help area employees get involved and make Southwest Florida a home, not just a workplace.According to a 2016 study completed by Miami University for Lee Health, employees who are involved in community activities outside of work are more likely be engaged at work and stay in the area. The fair is supported by Southwest Floridas largest employers including Arthrex Inc., Chicos FAS Inc., Collier County Public Schools, Gartner, Hertz, Lee County School District, Lee Health, NCH Healthcare System and Physicians Regional Healthcare System. Admission is fair is free to attend, and individuals can register online at www. bonitaspringsedc.com/events for immediate entry to the event and the chance to win door prizes.Display tables are now available for special interest groups, health and wellness organizations, churches and religious groups, sports teams and facilities, arts and cultural centers and social service agencies. For information about reserving a table, call the BSEEDC at 333-2332. Until recently. Pressures to change practices. Pressures to change acts. Pressures to conform to current ways. Most people are unaware of the extent you cared for animals. Most are unaware of the brilliant business model to get people in the door to experience the circus and buy memorabilia and merchandise. Most are unaware that Ringling Bros. was the entry point for so many to begin their careers in show business. It was a gateway for many around the world to explore, to share culture, and to provide smiles. It was so much to so many. In many ways, it was part of the American way. I remember the excitement when the train stopped in a city. I remember the authentic joy the clowns brought as the elephants paraded down the streets to the arena. I remember the genuine love of the circus by its performers behind the scenes and in the rings. I remember the sweat on the brow before each show and the smiles that filled the stands. So it begs the question: Why did Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey fail? Or did we fail it? I have struggled to explain how we allow our American icons to disappear. For what? Better, more wholesome family entertainment? Why did the business environment change so rapidly? Or did it? Was it lack of strategic foresight? Was it changing societal norms? Were there simply better options? Or did we take it for granted that what was once here will always be here? This was an icon that navigated the generations. It circumvented challenges over nearly 15 decades. Somehow it remained relevant year after year, until now. But why? To some, Ringling gave up its core values and became something different when it removed elephants from its show. To others, no matter the advances or new innovations, it was still the circus that you only needed to see once. To others, it was a lumbering icon that couldnt change quickly enough to keep up with the pace of technology and todays entertainment. And, to others, it was simply taken for granted that it would always be there for us, like it had been for the previous 146 years. Perhaps this is less Ringling Bros. giving up or giving in and more a statement of the America we live in today. We gravitate to sexy headlines. We are intrigued more by the glitz and less by the substance. We place stereotypes on things that we are reluctant to ever modify. We expose our youth more to what is ahead and much less to what is now. Reality works best when there is controversy or big names. But that has never been the circus way. Theirs was a way of basic, good old-fashioned American values. This ending of an era sends a message to all of us. It reminds us that relevance is fleeting. It reminds us, as parents and grandparents, that we must find new forms of entertainment to bring our families together. It reminds us to hold on to what is important to each of us whether it is the circus or something else. At its core, this is about family values and working fiercely to protect them in whatever way is most appropriate to todays family.The circus that convened families, generations and communities is soon to be no longer here. For many it has been replaced by the bright lights of the computer screen and video games as well as the solitude they bring. We may not be able to recreate the greatest show on earth, but we can recreate the environment and the magic that it was to families who came together to celebrate the goodness and wholesomeness it represented. There will be many questions. What really happened to end this era? What will become of the animals for whom Ringling provided such genuine and remarkable care? What will happen to the children who no longer have the greatest show on earth? There will be answers. But, unfortunately, not the same answers our parents had for us. Ringling Bros., RIP. Brad Deutser is president of Deutser LLC, www.deutser.com, a consulting firm that advises leaders and organizations about achieving clarity, especially in times of transition, growth or crisis. He previously worked for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.RINGLINGFrom page B1 COURTESY GALT MUSEUM & ARCHIVES PHOTOAbove: Elephants walk east along 4th Avenue South in Lethbridge, part of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus parade in the 1930s. Below: A circus poster promoting the Raschetta Brothers. Circa 1930s
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profit, but the state approved this new hybrid structure in 2014. It gives the companys directors the ability to pursue both the community benefits and the profits as their mission. Taste of Immokalee students pitched their company to our investors, and we were won over by their entrepreneurial drive to succeed, says Timothy Cartwright, chairman of Tamiami Angel Funds, member-managed funds that invest in promising young companies. They are at the vanguard of the trend of social investing, which considers both financial success and community benefits to create social change. Mr. Cartwright believes this new initiative with the Community Foundation of Collier County, called the Tamiami Angels Impact Investing Initiative, will create similar socially responsible investment opportunities in the future. Tamiami Angel Funds raised an initial $12,000 from their members, which will be deposited in a special account set up by the community foundation for the benefit of Taste of Immokalee. This allows investors to claim a tax deduction because they donated the shares in the company to the nonprofit foundation. This is the kind of groundbreaking endeavor the community foundation was designed to facilitate, and we hope this is the first of many such corporate efforts to benefit other causes, such as restoring the environment and improving human health, says Eileen Connolly-Keesler, president and CEO of the Community Foundation of Collier County. If Taste of Immokalee is as successful as investors believe it can be, the benefit to the community could be significant. For example, food and beverage company Newmans Own has distributed $475 million to charity thanks to the actor Paul Newman, who founded the company in 1982. The capital that Taste of Immokalee raises will be used to bring the manufacturing and distribution to Collier County and to boost sales to achieve profitability, says Steve Stolz, board member of Taste of Immokalee. Currently, the company has contracted with a Sarasota-based firm to produce and package the sauces and salsa, but long-range plans include production in Immokalee. The nonprofit 1 By 1 Leadership Foundation of SWFL helped the students launch Taste of Immokalee in 2014 with the help of grants from insurance giant State Farm. This is all about the kids, says John Lawson, executive director of the foundation. They can build it to sustainability. For more information, visit www. tasteofimmokalee.com, www.tamiamiangels.com and www.cfcollier.org. COURTESY PHOTOImmokalee High School students Eric Garcia, Christopher Bances and Alfredo Villalobos Perez at a sampling table in one of the retail locations that sells Taste of Immokalee products. B6 BUSINESS WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY A Job Search Support Group meets from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Contact Karen Klukiewicz at email@example.com or visit www. napleschamber.org. Consultants from the Small Business Development Center at Florida Gulf Coast University are available at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, 2390 Tamiami Trail N., every Thursday. To make an appointment for a free session, call Suzanne Specht at 745-3704. The American Business Womens Association-Naples chapter holds an open house from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at Skin Perfect Oasis, 6403 Trail Blvd. N. Those who bring some kind of art supply for donation to The Glitter Foundation will receive a free dermaplane service. Attendance is free. RSVP by emailing sam@samblack. com or for more information, visit www. abwaneapolitan.org. The Above Board Chamber meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, April 10, at the Hilton Naples for lunch and a program about Whats In Your Marketing Toolbox? Meeting sponsors are State Insurance and Glenview at Pelican Bay. $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. Orientation for new members of the Collier Building Industry Association takes place from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 11, at Shulas at the Hilton Naples. RSVP required. Call 436-6100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Wake Up Naples for members and guests of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 12, at the Hilton Naples. FGCU President Wilson Bradshaw will discuss The FGCU Effect. Sign up at www.napleschamber.org/events. A welcome reception for new members of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce takes place from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 13, at chamber headquarters, 25071 Chamber of Commerce Drive. Sign up at www. bonitaspringschamber.com/events or call 992-2943 for more information. The East Naples Merchants Association holds its next meeting and networking event from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 13, at LIFEstrength Health Center, 4280 Tamiami Trail E. $10 for members, $20 for others. RSVP required. Email email@example.com.JIMENEZ-LARAFrom page B1TASTEFrom page B3says. She joined NCEF in 2012 as its director of foundation services and grants and assumed her current post in 2015. Prior to NCEF, she served as the director of charter schools for the Redlands Christian Migrant Association in Immokalee for 13 years. Coming to the foundation was an opportunity to continue serving atrisk and underprivileged children in a broader sense because I would be working with more of the community, she says. Her professional career began just south of her hometown of Miami, where she worked with migrant farm worker families in the Homestead area. Its a professional journey that has provided her with extensive experience in program development, creating educational programs for at-risk youth, as well as in collaborating with community-based organizations. The abilities to successfully build relationships and work with diverse groups of people are qualities that have proven vital in her career, she says. She credited the lessons of her parents, Sam and Tere Jimenez, with providing the blueprint that produced those qualities. My dad was a very diplomatic person, and my mother taught me that you have to leave the world a better world than you found it, she says. So the combination of the two has helped me to not only advance the cause of the organization, but to also to work with the different groups of people that we rely on to move that forward. Her long-term goals involve continuing to develop strategies for sustainability to ensure the NCEF is able to continue its mission in years to come. Short-term, she is focused on pinpointing ways for the NCEF to be more efficient and effective and to continue learning as an organization. Where new initiatives are concerned, Mrs. Jimenez-Lara cites the expansion of NCEF programs into communities such as East Naples, Golden Gate, Naples Park and the Bayshore area. Were looking at those pockets where theres a high need and not enough services, she said. Mrs. Jimenez-Lara holds bachelors degrees in management from Florida International University and in psychology from the University of the Americas in Mexico City. She also has a masters in public administration from Hodges University. She and her husband, Jorge, have two children, Melanie, 25, and Cesar, 9. The family resides North Naples. Interview with Maria Jimenez-LaraBusiness mentor: I am fortunate to be part of an organization that draws from a pool of incredibly talented and successful business people. Within this group, I rely most strongly on members of our board of directors for guidance, mentorship, feedback and support. First job: I worked with teens caught up in gangs and the juvenile justice system, which inspired me to dedicate my entire career to expanding services for underserved youth. Business words of wisdom: Its imperative to communicate clearly and take care of all those who help your organization, no matter their role. Favorite business book: Good to Great by Jim Collins. Two things you look for when hiring: The foremost characteristics I look for in a candidate are prior expertise and a desire to learn. Any job openings? We have no current job openings. BUSINESS MEETINGS
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 BUSINESS B7 I trace my roots back to 1997, when my founder launched a Name Your Own Price service. Two years later I went public, ending my first trading day valued at nearly $13 billion. My market value was recently $87 billion. Over the years, Ive tried selling groceries, gas, long-distance phone service, mortgages, cars and used goods. My focus today is on flights, hotels, car rentals, vacation packages and cruises. I bought Booking.com in 2005, KAYAK in 2013 and OpenTable in 2014. I rake in more than $10 billion annually and sport a net profit margin near 20 percent. 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. When Debt Is GoodIts easy to assume that savvy investors should avoid companies with debt. Too much debt can be a red flag, but debt isnt necessarily all bad.If a company is carrying a lot of debt, its locked into interest payments that it must make. If at any point it doesnt have the cash to meet its obligations, its in trouble. (Many of us can relate to this if weve racked up debt on credit cards.) Even if the company can make the payments, its spending money on debt that it might have been able to use in other, more productive, ways.But debt can help businesses survive and grow, too. Its certainly necessary for many of us individuals, as without mortgages, we would never be able to buy our homes. Car loans and student loans are sometimes prudent choices, too especially when interest rates are low. Many major companies, such as Subway, Amazon.com, Whole Foods Market, United Parcel Service and Starbucks, exist because of early loans to their founders. Established companies can make good use of debt, too, borrowing to expand operations and grow their businesses. And interest payments, which are deductible, can decrease a companys taxable income. Investors considering companies with debt need to evaluate whether the debt taken on is manageable and whether the money raised and invested is earning more than it costs. Perhaps youre worried about the debt load of Acme Explosives (ticker: KBOOM). Glance at the notes in its annual report, and you may find that the effective interest rate for its debt is 5 percent. If Acme is putting the borrowed funds to work earning, say, 8 percent, then things arent so bad. But if Acme is generating $100 million in cash annually while owing $200 million in annual interest payments, thats not so good. When companies need money, they can typically issue more stock or take on debt. Issuing stock may dilute the value of existing shares, so debt might be better. Overall, though, on a balance sheet, little to no debt is best. Wild DreamsI cant pinpoint one exceptionally poor investment, as Ive made so many, but I do have one major regret. Ive been actively investing for 40 years. Had I never sold any of the stocks I purchased 30 or more years ago, Id have wealth now beyond my wildest dreams. Sure, I would have had some big losers, but the winner would have more than made up for them. Ive learned that if a company is fundamentally sound, which more often than not has nothing to do with its earnings reports over a one-year period or even a five-year period, I need to be patient and occasionally use sharp stock-price declines as opportunities to buy more shares. Of course, now I dont have 30 or 40 more years to look forward to, but I still love the stock market. Im fortunate to be very comfortable. I subscribe to Warren Buffets philosophy on when one should want to sell a stock: never. R.G., Anacortes, WashingtonThe Fool Responds: Being impatient and having a short-term mentality are two surefire ways to hurt your investing performance. But never hold on to a stock blindly, without keeping up with its progress if its prospects dim, you need to notice. Nevertheless, long-term investments are often the best wealth builders. Five thousand dollars invested in PepsiCo 40 years ago would top $400,000 today. Dividends and Growth From PfizerTheres a lot to like about Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) these days. For starters, theres diversification, which expands Pfizers growth opportunities while reducing its risk. Back in 2000, one drug, Lipitor, accounted for 17 percent of Pfizers total revenue. Six drugs generated almost half of the companys total revenue. Today, Pfizers top-selling product, pneumococcal conjugate vaccine Prevnar/Prevnar 13, makes up less than 12 percent of Pfizers total revenue. The companys top six products produce less than a third of total revenue. Pfizer is tackling many areas, such as cardiovascular diseases, infectious diseases, central nervous system disorders, diabetes, autoimmune diseases, rare diseases and cancer. Drug companies futures are tied to their pipelines, and Pfizers is strong, with more than 90 clinical programs close to half of which are either in late-stage development or in the regulatory approval process. The company is aggressively developing partnerships and making strategic acquisitions, too. The two big buyouts last year of Medivation and Anacor allowed Pfizer to pick up prostate cancer drug Xtandi and eczema drug Eucrisa. Each of these acquired drugs could bring in annual revenue of $2 billion or more. 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When insiders buy shares, its generally a bullish sign but one or more insiders unloading a large portion of their shares can be worrisome. You can look up insider transactions at websites such as finviz.com/insidertrading.ashx. ***QWhat do trade date and settlement date mean on my brokerage statements? T.H., Victoria, TexasAWhen you place an order to buy or sell a security with your broker, there will be a trade date and a settlement date. The trade date is the date the order was executed, and its the one that counts for tax purposes. The settlement date is when the cash or securities from the transaction arrive in your account. Want more information about stocks? Send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. y n t d s e e d s s I in 20 20 14 $ 10 b s port n ear 2 0 T h in k answer? W n ext wee k s Business After Five for members an guests of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 13, at GameTime Mega Arcade, 10037 Gulf Center Drive. Sign up at www.bonitaspringschamber.com/events or call 992-2943 for more information. Business After Five for members and guests of the Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, at the Marco Island Yacht Club. Call 3943061 or visit www.marcoislandchamber. org for more information. Italian Interiors hosts a membersonly mixer for members of the Collier Building Industry Association from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, at 2670 Horseshoe Drive. $15. No walk-ins. RSVP by calling 436-6100 or emailing email@example.com. Collier County Public Schools holds a Building and Trades Career Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at Collier County Fair and Exposition Inc., 751 39th Ave. N.E. Construction and carpentry students from Lely, Immokalee and Palmetto Ridge high schools will learn about job opportunities by visiting booths set up by local builders and construction trades businesses. For information about reserving a booth, call 436-6100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Leadership Collier Class of 2017 and the GAIN Class of 2017 celebrate their respective graduations Thursday evening, April 27, at Artis Naples. For more information, visit www.napleschamber.org/events. The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce holds its annual golf tournament (shot-gun start, scramble, three flights) Friday afternoon, April 28, at Quail Creek Country Club. Registration for $175 includes green and cart fee, bag handling, professional scoring, contests and lunch and dinner. CenturyLink Business is this years main sponsor. Sign up at www.napleschamber.org/ events. The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual dinner Thursday, May 11, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. 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VISIT WWW.DWANAPLES.COM FOR INFORMATION ON THESE AND OTHER MEDITERRA PROPERTIESDAVID WILLIAM AUSTON, PA MEDITERRA RESIDENT, GOLF MEMBER & REAL ESTATE SPECIALISTASSISTING IN OVER 100 CLOSED MEDITERRA TRANSACTIONS SINCE 2011 AMERIVEST REALTY | Of ce: 239.280.5433 Positano at Mediterra3,966 SQ FT | $2,149,000 Bellezza at Mediterra4,517 SQ FT | $1,849,000 Calabria at Mediterra2,873 SQ FT | $599,000 Monterosso at Mediterra2,685 SQ FT | $699,000 NEW LISTING!Millennials say they plan to buy their first home in next five years FLORIDA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORSMore than 80 percent of Millennials in the United States who dont own a home intend to buy in the next five years, according to recent HSBC Group research. HSBC Groups Beyond the Bricks an independent consumer research survey of 9,000 people in nine countries worldwide, including 1,009 respondents in the U.S. found that homeownership is a dream deferred but not dead for many Millennials around the world who name slow wage growth and housing price inflation as the greatest barriers to purchasing a home. The report also reveals the need for better financial planning as another significant hurdle for Millennials. According to David Gates, U.S. head of mortgage origination and sales for HSBC, the study highlights that young people strongly value homeownership, yet there are significant challenges to making the dream a reality The perfect storm of stagnating salaries and rising house prices, paired with the need for improved financial planning can make buying a home a deferred reality. Nearly three-quarters (71 percent) of Millennials are saving more money for a deposit and waiting to earn a higher salary before buying a property, the report finds. With a 1.9 percent increase in salary growth expected in 2017 and average property prices climbing by 4.8 percent last year, the dream of owning a home remains a challenge for many. Of the 71 percent of Millennials who seek to both save and earn more money, 49 percent feel they are being held back because they cannot afford to buy the type of property that they would like. The report also finds that many Millennials do not have their house in order when it comes to financial planning for a home purchase. Among non-owners intending to buy a home in the next two years, nearly one in three (32 per-WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017B12 | WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYREAL ESTATE Built in 2014 in the Moorings, this Caribbean-inspired residence has a coastal transitional feel to it. With almost 4,100 square feet, the home features a split floor plan with four bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, an office/den and a three-car garage. All bedrooms are en-suite. The rear guest bedroom is oversized and could serve as a second master bedroom or media/ flex room. Interior details include whitewashed, wide plank oak flooring, Carrara marble countertops, white Shaker-style kitchen cabinetry and a Sub Zero integrated refrigerator and wine refrigerator. The outdoor living area has travertine pavers, an expansive covered entertaining area, an outdoor kitchen, gas fireplace and a saline system pool/spa with mosaic glass tiles. Mature landscaping provides privacy from other homes. This property, which is eligible for membership to the private Moorings Beach Park, is offered for $2,895,000 by Karyn and Rowan Samuel, The Samuel Team at John R. Wood Properties. For more information or to arrange a private showing, call 537-3732, email ksamuel@ johnrwood.com or visit www.lovingnaples. com. House Hunting627 Binnacle Drive SEE MILLENNIALS, B14
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 REAL ESTATE B13 Sue@SueMyhelic.com SueMyhelic.com Bay Forest $434,900 3BR, 2BA, new carpet, replace, designer kitchen & glassed enclosed lanai for year round comfort. Stonebridge $509,0003BR, 2BA pool home with golf course views. Tile & hardwood ooring, fantastic kitchen & more. Pelican Bay $680,000Immaculate 2BR, 2.5BA condo. Fantastic views of the lake & golf course. Amenities include guest suites. PRIVATE BEACH PAVILION TO ENJOY! BOARDWALK TO THE BAY! GOLF EQUITY & GREAT AMENITIES 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 email@example.com MARK MARAN239.777.3301 firstname.lastname@example.org GORDIE LAZICH & MARK MARAN Imperial Golf Estates | $269,00013003 IMPERIAL PARK PLACE 5-L Quail Creek | $1,179,00013423 POND APPLE DRIVE EASTHidden Lake Villas | $169,500788 PARK SHORE DRIVE #H36 NEW PRICE OPEN SUN 1-4 OPEN SUN 1-4TIM GIBBONS / FLORIDA WEEKLY Like us on Facebook.com/NaplesFloridaWeekly to see more photos. We take more society and business networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. Send us your society and business networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. Email them to cpierce@ oridaweekly.com. NETWORKINGThe 2017 CBIA Parade of Homes awards breakfast 1. Lisa Winters, Susan Jones and Jennifer Estrada 2. Shelly Young, Walt Tiburski and Heidi Berge 3. Doug Martin, Miranda Sharkey, Dave Cappuccilli, Jayne Malinowski, Dan Iverson, Sandy Jelinski, Linda Culotta, Cindy Carson, Kristy Kemnic, Lori Teague and Bryan Mundy 4. Joann Whitney, Erin Otterbeck, Taylor Woods and Denise Ogden 5. Win Peniston, Terri Speach, Gina Waters and Lawrence Middleton 6. Dave Dunnavant, Jo Carter, Lynn Hurley, Matt Sellick and Bob Imig 7. Fran Reiss, Tara Zajas, Heather Patton, Maryjo Griffith, Shawna Deblin, Matt Neitz, Theresa Gantner and Dick Borel 1 2 6 7 3 5 4
cent) have no overall budget in mind and a further 54 percent have only set an approximate budget. As a result, 57 percent of Millennials who bought a home in the last two years ended up overspending their budget. On the other hand, the millennial generation is willing to consider making big sacrifices to afford a home. Among non-owners intending to buy, 55 percent would consider spending less on leisure and going out, 41 percent would consider buying a smaller than ideal place, and 27 percent would even be prepared to delay having children. Financial support from parents can make a big difference when saving for a home, and 28 percent of Millennials who bought their own home turned to the bank of Mom and Dad as a source of funding. HSBC research identifies four actions that Millennials can take to help make their homeownership dream a reality: Plan early and dont underestimate the deposit. Budget beyond the purchase price to account for extra costs other than the home purchase. Consider what sacrifices you can make to save more and faster. Get a full view of your finances and find a home loan that suits your needs. Millennials are defined as those born between 1981 and 1998. The findings are based on a survey of homeowners and non-owners aged 18 or older from a nationally representative online sample in eight countries and a nationally representative face-to-face sample in the UAE. The research was conducted by Kantar TNS in October and November 2016. B14 WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY INTEGRITY EXPERTISE RESULTS TRUST THE SALE OF YOUR PROPERTY TO DEPENDABLE, EXPERIENCED LEADERS DOWNING-FRYE REALTY BFOSTER435@COMCAST.NET 239.253.8001 WIGGINS-PASS ROAD AT VANDERBILT DRIVE RESIDENCES OF PELICAN ISLE PREMIER WATERFRONT VIEWS I 604 $1,390,000 3.5/3.5 I 1003 $1,285,000 2.5/3 II 404 $1,249,000 3.5/3.5 II 302 $989,000 2.5/3 III 204 $1,149,000 3/3.5 III 702 $999,000 2.5/3 III 902 $1,099,000 2.5/3 III 506 $1,499,000 3.5/3.5 OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1-4 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. DOCK/LIFT/JET SKI LIFTS1660 Galleon Court $824,900 Living is easy here, this beautiful custom home oers the Florida lifestyle. Located on the water with Room for all the toys. 3 BR/2 BA. Many updates and unique features. Large tile, high ceilings open and bright. HURRICANE PROTECTION1830 Menorca Court $810,000 Dripping with sunshine from many windows & sliders. Very large rooms for any dcor. 3 BR/2 BA. Dock in place, davits and ready to boat from this direct access waterway. VERY SPACIOUS UNIT Dela Park Place #503 $875,000 Mesmerizing views of the Gulf. Rare nd in this 4 BR/3 BA condo. Super amenities in this gated complex. Short distance to beach. Undercover parking. CAR AVAILABLE W/DEAL Seawatch #104 $325,000 Say hello to a good BUY. Desired 1st oor unit, near beach, 2 lanais, 2 BR/2 BA, large pool, beautiful landscaping. Building and trades fair set for April 27Collier County Public Schools holds a Building, Trades and Engineering Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at the Collier County Fairgrounds, 751 39th Ave. N.E. Lely, Immokalee, and Palmetto Ridge high school students studying construction, carpentry and engineering, along with other students seeking trades and skills job opportunities in Collier County will attend to learn about job opportunities. Businesses in those industries are invited to set up booths and send representatives.The students from grades 10-12 will also participate in hands-on demonstrations with a variety of different professionally skilled personnel within these businesses. Some juniors and seniors might be immediately available for on-the-job training, employment (if they are graduation in May) or summer internships.For more information, email info@ collierschools.com. MILLENNIALSFrom page 12 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! Got Download?The iPad AppIts FREE! Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.comSearch Florida Weekly in the iTunes App Store today.iPad is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. All rights reserved. Its Local. Its Entertaining. Its Mobile. 9191 Flint Court has very low cdd $. Lot backs up to access to big boating lake. Built Year 2012, Wood Floors & Gorgeous Tile oors 1,800 Sq Ft, Modern Open Floorplan. Jeff Helm 239-601-7875 Downing-Frye Realty, Inc. Naples Waterfront Newer Home $559,000 Pool, Spa Home Rare nd in The Quarry Stunning Amenities, Low Fees
We Live It! We Love It! We Sell It!Weekly Realty Group Pam Weekly Roy WeeklyVisit Our Website For Detailed Property Information & Virtual Tours Info@TeamWeekly.com | 239-793-8762 | www.TeamWeekly.com 239-877-4253 239-877-4254 We Are Your #1 Mediterra Realtors! 14908 Celle Way | $3,995,000 29170 Marcello Way | $2,750,000 17230 Germa no Ct | $2,099,000 16755 Lucarno Way | $1,945,00015675 Villoresi Way | $1,210,00015516 Monterosso Ln #202 | $640,000 Just Reduced! Lake & Golf Course Views! Sweeping Lake & FAIRWAY VIEWS! Second Story Coach Home! Shimmering Long Lake Views! Open Sunday, 1pm 4pm!239-793-8762 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 PARK SHOREAria #704 $3,299,000 (FURN.) BAY COLONYToscana #1703 $2,395,000
B16 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Welcome to This stunning condominium lives very comfortably at nearly 3,400 square feet featuring 2 bedrooms plus a den/3rd bedroom and 3 full baths. Enjoy cooking in the captivating kitchen chefs only dream of. Featuring Miele refrigerator/ freezer and dishwasher as well as very rare Wolf gas cook top, along side Wolf double oven nishing this room with gorgeous granite and custom tile back splash. Host your guests around the island while others gather in the family room where they can enjoy views of the gulf and the replace with custom cut glass and contemporary open gas ame. Entertaining is easy and inviting at your bar featuring wine tower, bar refrigerator and ice maker. Your guests will not want to leave after they stay in your spacious guest suite featuring updated bathrooms, light xtures and beautiful neutral wall coverings. Finish your day in your spa like master retreat, encompassing large master bath with new cabinets, xtures and upgraded shower. Truly no expense was spared. THIS UNIT IS A MUST SEE! Aria Call Today to Schedule Your Private Showing!Meredith DyerReal Estate Professional S T U NNIN G 8TH FL OO R R E S IDEN C E U PDATED F RO M T O P T O B O TT O M IN 2015 F F F F F F F F F F F F E E E E E E E E E A A A A T U RE S L U X U RI OU S LIVIN G WITH VIE W S O F THE G UL F F RO M NEARLY EVERY R OO M REAL ESTATE NEWSMAKERS Borelli Construction has initiated work on a new luxury model home in the Park Shore neighborhood of Naples. Completion is anticipated by the end of this year. The southern coastal style residence designed by Weber Design Group Inc. has four bedrooms, four full baths, two -baths and a study. Square footage under air is 3,820 square feet, total square footage is 5,542 square feet. The onestory home has a great room floor plan. The great room/kitchen area includes a walk-in pantry with wet bar with two full-size refrigerators for wine and other storage. The master suite occupies one side of the home, opposite the other three bedroom suites. All main living areas will have custom wood tiles and deep crown moldings. The covered lanai will be easily accessible from the great room via floor-toceiling glass sliders and will feature retractable screens and shutters. The outdoor area will feature a full kitchen with dining area and a gas-heated pool/ spa with two fire bowls and a sun shelf. The home is under construction at 509 Neapolitan Way, convenient to shopping, dining and beaches. Pricing begins at $3.2 million. Homeowners within the platted Park Shore subdivision are also eligible for annual membership in the Park Shore Association, which grants exclusive access to the Ra ymond Lutgert Park at Park Shore, a beach park just off Gulf Shore Boulevard North with parking, showers and restroom facilities for beach goers. For more information, call Parker Borelli at 263-7900 or visit www.borelliconstructionofnaples.com. Florida Lifestyle Homes has opened its newest model, the Siesta Key, at Naples Reserve. The Old Florida style is evident throughout the home, beginning with an exterior that evokes the traditional design of homes of the early 20th century. Interior styling includes wide plank floors, crown molding and deep baseboards, elegant finishes once found in the most gracious coastal homes. Shiplap details, plantation shutters and an accent wall using the same wood as the flooring add to the coastal theme. Materials such as rush and natural woods carry out the coastal theme in the furnishings. The Siesta Key has three bedrooms plus a study, 3 baths and a three-car garage. The home encompasses 2,811 square feet of air-conditioned living area. With a spacious vaulted-ceiling lanai expanding the outdoor living space, a front porch and the garage, the home has 4,438 total square feet. The Siesta Key is priced at $1,295,000, with professionally designed furnishings included. To arrange a tour or for more information, call Terri Peterson at 287-1505 or email Terri@flhfl.com. Fiddlers Creek has been recognized as a Firewise Community, a designation it has attained yearly since 2010. Co-sponsored by the U.S. Forest Service, the Department of the Interior and the National Association of State Foresters, the designation recognizes communities that have taken action to reduce risks from brush, grass and forest fires. The Firewise Community USA program provides comprehensive resources to help residents and communities work together to prepare and protect their homes from the threat of wildfires. As we unfortunately have witnessed recently, wildfires happen all too often in Florida, especially during the dry spring months, said Ron Albeit, general manager of The Club & Spa at Fiddlers Creek. Our Firewise Community USA certification assures residents we are taking every step possible to keep them, their property and the entire community safe. The entrance to Fiddlers Creek is off Collier Boulevard on the way to Marco Island. For more information, call 7329300, stop by the information center at 8152 Fiddlers Creek Parkway or visit www.fiddlerscreek.com. The Siesta Key model at Naples Reserve by Florida Lifestyle Homes includes traditional French doors with transom windows opening onto the lanai and flooding the interior with natural light. Under construction at 509 Neapolitan Way, this residence by Borelli Construction starts at $3.2 million.
NEW WATERFRONT & GOLF HOMESStarting from $1.8MNestled right next to the lush Gordon River Greenway Park, The Landings at Bears Paw boasts twenty-two custom homes and homesites, each one offering a unique opportunity to enjoy the ultimate Naples lifestyle. Golf course homes enjoy panoramic views over the newly renovated Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course, while waterfront homes offer direct boating access to the Gulf of Mexico via the Gordon River. With private golf cart path access to Bears Paw and dock options for both golf course and waterfront homes, all Landings homes offer direct access to golf, serene nature and boating. The Landings offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to truly have it all. Katherine Marx,REALTOR(239) 298-4351 email@example.com For a tiny Island accessible only by air or water, Useppa is really very cultured. We have a comprehensive Historic Museum, a Book Club, Bridge Club, Yacht Club, Tennis Club, Croquet Club and Beach Church. We also have the Isaak Walton Club, Fitness Center and Bocce Ball. For the little ones that frequent the Island, theres fishing, bike riding, swimming at the pool or the beach, a playground and lots of nature to explore. And, they grow up together; learn to drive boats and golf carts, maybe even go to college together. The friendships forged on Useppa last a lifetime. What about Holidays you ask? Well, we Celebrate! Christmas, New Years, Easter, Memorial Day, St. Patricks Day and all holidays in between. Our traditions include a December 23 walk to view Christmas dcor displayed around the Island, just before Santa arrives, by boat, on the 24th. The Annual Christmas Eve Wassail Bowl includes Christmas Carols and Eggnog, while New Years brings the Annual Bonfire on the Beach, along with dinners and parties for the kids. We celebrate St. Patricks Day with a parade of festive golf carts, followed by lots of green beer and welcome the Easter Bunny to kick-off the Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Celebratory cookouts, flags, parades and parties are the norm, while we Celebrate our captivating sunsets Daily. Socials, Movies on the Beach and Happy Hour Friday assure neighbors have the opportunity to engage and socialize on a regular basis. Then, there are the games, along with our Island version of tailgating. Croquet almost every afternoon, which includes tailgating on Wednesdays and Cat Boat racing every Saturday during season, followed by a cookout on the beach. Here, relationships and friendships are cherished. You can be as unique as the Island itself. A welcoming attitude is not concerned with where you came from, your profession, nor your social status. Were just glad youre here. Make your escape to Useppa Island. Paradise Without A Passport! U seppa Island Living A Daily Celebratio n 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 Re/Max Distinction currently has positions available in all locations. If youre interested in an exciting career in real estate and would like more information, contact Maury Dailey at firstname.lastname@example.org. (239) 300-9500OLDE NAPLES (MAIN) 821 5th Avenue South, Suite 102 VINEYARDS 5983 Pine Ridge Road GOLDEN GATE ESTATES 8855 Immokalee Road, Suite 11 BONITA SPRINGS 8800 Bernwood Parkway, Suite 1 SOLD!3221 7TH AVENUE SW $875,000 SOLD!20635 COUNTRY BARN DRIVE $230,000SOLD!677 CROSSFIELD CIRCLE $285,000SOLD!28734 MAGAN DRIVE $355,000
B18 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 41 41 41Bonita Springs Bonita SpringsImmokalee RoadLivingston RoadBonita Beach Road3 Oaks PkwyCoconut RdOld U.S. 41Old U.S. 41Pine Ridge Road Golden Gate Pkwy. Davis BlvdCollier Blvd Collier Blvd Airport Pullimg RdGulf Shore Blvd.Park Shore Dr. Rattlesnake Hammock Road Goodlette Frank RoadVanderbilt Beach Road Radio Road Open Houses are Sunday 1-4, unless otherwise marked>$200,000 >$300,000 >$400,000 >$500,000 >$600,000 >$700,000 >$800,000 >$900,000 >$1,000,000 >$2,000,000 >$3,000,000 >$4,000,000 >$5,000,000 >$7,000,000 2 4 3 5 15 6 10 16 17 13 14 11 7 19 8 9 12 18 1 20 22 23 25 28 24 27 26 29 30 31 32 33 34 21 35 36*For illustration purposes only.NaplesMarco Island 38 40 39 41 42 46 49 47 43 44 45 48 37
685 2nd Street South Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217013281 $4,850,000 505 21st Avenue South Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216072508 $3,950,000 610 6th Avenue North Deb Welch 239.293.5294 Web ID 215065632 $3,495,000 Esmeralda on Eighth #101 Paul Gray 239.273.0403 Web ID 215041283 $2,445,000 Villa Ensenada #9 Steve Allison 239.776.8160 Web ID 217009696 $1,685,000 555 on Fifth #202 Bernard Minarcin 239.269.6855 Web ID 217014420 $1,134,900 1756 3rd Street South Linda Perry/Judy Perry 239.404.7052 Web ID 216023378 $3,800,000 2280 Kingsh Road Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216022578 $2,995,000 Naples Marina Villas #6 Paul Gray 239.273.0403 Web ID 216060423 $650,000 Esmeralda on Eighth #102 Paul Gray 239.273.0403 Web ID 216010010 $2,445,000 Villas Di Marino #1 Carol Sheehy 239.340.9300 Web ID 216050737 $1,495,000 531 8th Avenue South Linda Piatt 239.269.2322 Web ID 217014475 $3,795,000 596 6th Avenue North Debron Fowles 239.826.6655 Web ID 216012001 $2,498,000 Naples Marina Villas #4 Susie Culp 239.290.9000 Web ID 216058739 $614,900 Pergola Villas #1 Heather Hobrock 239.370.3944 Web ID 217020611 $2,095,000 555 on Fifth #201 Tatyana Sallee 239.293.5017 Web ID 217015725 $1,200,000 1826 7th Street South Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216062859 $5,995,000 2027 5th Street South Marybeth Brooks 239.272.6867 Web ID 2027030617IHE $9,999,999 495 18th Avenue South Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216027889 $3,695,000 340 7th Avenue North Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 217015113 $2,495,000 Naples Bay Resort #1-302 & 304 Susie Culp 239.290.9000 Web ID 216037323 $499,000 675 2nd Street South Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217013292 $4,975,000 2111 Forrest Lane Debra McInnis 239.776.4946 Web ID 216040998 $7,700,000 2180 Sheepshead Drive Debra McInnis 239.776.4946 Web ID 216036772 $3,599,000 Esmeralda on Eighth #201 Paul Gray 239.273.0403 Web ID 216010013 $2,470,000 Club at Blue Point Unit C Shirlene Elkins 239.777.9574 Web ID 216062696 $450,000 1263 4th Street South Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216041599 $4,650,000 629 Gulf Shore Boulevard North James Bates 239.961.3973 Web ID 216065782 $7,495,000 590 Palm Circle East Deb Welch 239.293.5294 Web ID 215065517 $3,495,000 Esmeralda on Eighth #202 Paul Gray 239.273.0403 Web ID 216010017 $2,470,000 960 on Seventh #104 Heather Hobrock 239.370.3944 Web ID 217009581 $375,000 409 1st Avenue North Linda Richards Malone 239.595.9595 Web ID 216070877 $4,599,000 840 17th Avenue South Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216001738 $6,995,000 2211 South Winds Drive James Bates 239.961.3973 Web ID 216069980 $12,500,000 AQUALANE SHORES OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES ROYAL HARBOR OLD NAPLES AQUALANE SHORES ROYAL HARBOR OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES AQUALANE SHORES AQUALANE SHORES AQUALANE SHORES OLD NAPLES ROYAL HARBOR OLD NAPLES AQUALANE SHORES ROYAL HARBOR OLD NAPLES ROYAL HARBOR OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES OLD NAPLES AQUALANE SHORES OLD NAPLES AQUALANE SHORES OLD NAPLES | AQUALANE SHORES YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH The market leader in Old Naples and Aqualane Shores for over 30 years.Sothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity. Property information herein is derived from various sources including, but not limited to, county records and multiple listing services, and may include approximations. All information is deemed accurate and neither suggests nor infers that Premier Sothebys International Realty participated as either the listing or cooperating agent or broker in the sale or purchase of the properties depicted.FIFTH AVENUE | 239.434.8770 CENTRAL NAPLES | 239.659.0099 MERCATO SALES CENTER | 239.594.9400 BONITA SPRINGS | 239.948.4000 MARCO ISLAND | 239.642.2222 VANDERBILT | 239.594.9494 THE VILLAGE | 239.261.6161 SANIBEL | 239.472.2735 CAPTIVA | 239.395.5847 GREY OAKS ESTUARY | 239.261.3148BROAD AVENUE | 239.434.2424 MYSTIQUE AT PELICAN BAY | 239.598.9900premiersothebysrealty.com 20,000 SOTHEBYS INTERNATIONAL REALTY ASSOCIATES | 850 OFFICES WORLDWIDE 65 COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES GLOBALLY | 40 PREMIER SOTHEBYS INTERNATIONAL REALTY LOCATIONS
OLD NAPLESTHE CHELSTON $4,275,000 631 Broad Court N 3 Beds, 3 Full 1 Half BathsLondon Bay Homes offers luxurious options throughout Naples most desirable neighborhoods and premier master planned communities. These single-family homes reinforce London Bays commitment to luxury in Naples. Tour our award-winning model homes this weekend and see for yourself how London Bay Homes offers a range of beautiful designs that perfectly reect each clients individual tastes and preferences. CBC057242 London Bay Homes. Pricing, features, specifications, products and availability are subject to change without notice. See a sales associate for complete and current information. Open Houses Saturday & Sunday From 1 4 p.m. Luxury Living from $1 Million to One of a Kind 866.920.1754 LondonBayLiving.comTOUR LONDON BAY HOMES ARRAY OF OPEN HOUSES THIS WEEKEND THE CATALINA $3,995,000 16987 Cortile Drive 4 Bedrooms, 5 Baths MEDITERRA THE BENITA $2,150,000 18125 Via Portofino Way 3 Beds, 4 Full Baths MIROMAR LAKES BEACH & GOLF CLUB ISABELLA TWO-STORY $3,125,625 28070 Castellano Way 4 Beds, 5 Full Baths MEDITERRA THE AVIGNON $4,975,000 13750 Pondview Cir 4 Beds, 5 Full 1 Half Baths QUAIL WEST THE CAPRIANO $2,756,700 16747 Lucarno Way 4 Beds, 4 Full Baths MEDITERRA 4395 GORDON DRIVE $12,975,000 4 Beds, 4 Full 2 Half Baths PORT ROYAL PRIVATE LABEL LIVING OPEN HOUSES SAT & SUN1 4 p.m. COMING SOON COMING SOON SUNDAY ONLY SUNDAY ONLY
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENTNAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY | SECTION CWWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM INSIDE WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 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 Six years ago, when Neapolitan Casey Weston appeared on the inaugural season of the NBC singing competition The Voice, her coach, Adam Levine, told her, You remind me of a young Stevie Nicks. The Maroon5 front man had no idea how prophetic his comment would be. Ms. Weston wound up being one of the shows eight finalists (and one of Mr. Levines last two contestants). As soon as she graduated from Gulf Coast High School she moved to Nashville to pursue her singer/songwriter career full-time. Since then, shes produced a couple of albums and performed at festivals and colleges, doing more than 70 gigs a year. But recently, Ray Nesbit, who recorded Ms. Westons first album in Naples and played guitar on it, had a brainstorm: Fleetwood Mac is playing its farewell tour in 2018. Why not have Ms. Weston put on a Fleetwood Mac/Stevie Nicks tribute show? She loved the idea. Stevie Nicks is one of her favorite artists. And even though Fleetwood Macs Rumors album celebrated its 40th anniversary this year, Ms. Weston, 24, is very familiar with the music. Shes listened to it since she was a child. When her parents played it at home and in the car, It just made you feel good, she says, adding she never tired of it. And when Ms. Weston started playing music herself, I would love, love, love to cover Landslide. (Stevie Nicks) voice was so different and cool and inspiring. Its different and raw, it SEE WESTON, C4 COURTESY PHOTOCasey Weston was on The Voice in Season 1. BY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ oridaweekly.com Casey Weston sings the songs of Stevie Nicks BY LAURA HACKWORTHFlorida Weekly Correspondent SINCE HER DEBUT BACK IN 1999, LEE Ann Womack has had a long and satisfying journey to the top of the country game. Only now, however, is she finally performing and recording music that is 100 percent reflective of what she loves and values most. Ms. Womacks 2014 album The Way Im Livin the singers first on an independent label is a strippeddown return to the traditional sound she has always loved to play. Fans will hear that sound when she plays at the Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center in Bonita Springs on Tuesday, April 11. I spent about 18 years doing the SEE WOMACK, C4 c ountr yLee Ann Womack brings traditional sound to townMORE THANA LITTLE BITCOURTESY PHOTO Lee Ann Womack plays the Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center April 11. Early ElvisBook reviewer Phil Jason says details of The Kings early days make for a good read. C2 Fun for kidsFilm critic Dan Hudak says youngsters will find the message in this cutesy Smurfs reboot. C15. The best revengeTheater writer Nancy Stetson says The Merchant of Venice is everything it should be. C10
C2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 239-434-0303 RiverchaseDermatology.comWe are now offering SRT-100 for the treatment of specic types of non-melanoma skin cancer. SRT-100 provides an alternative to traditional surgical procedures for Basal Cell and Squamous Cell Carcinoma.State of the ArtSKIN CANCER TREATMENTJoel F. Waltzer, MD, FAADCOLONIAL SQUARE 1108 Goodlette-Frank Rd, N, Naples FDA Approved Medicare Accepted No Cutting Fast Healing Very High Cure Rates No Down Time 1-800-591-3376 RiverchaseDermatology.com FREE Skin Screenings in May*Call your nearest location for FREE screening dates and times in May*Free screenings are for new patients, by appointment only philJASONphiljreviews@gmail.com FLORIDA WRITERSTouring with young Elvis: The making of a phenom Elvis Ignited: The Rise of an Icon in Florida by Bob Kealing. University Press of Florida. 280 pages. Hardcover, $28.Bob Kealing makes the case that the best Elvis is the earliest Elvis and that the managerial strategies of Tom Parker kept a great American original from reaching his full potential. By focusing on the emergence of Elvis Presley during his Florida tours in 1955 and 1956, Mr. Kealing can handle in lavish detail the months of a young, unschooled performers leap from total unknown in May of 1955 to by August of 1956 a celebrated icon of a burgeoning culture without a name. A hillbilly rocker with a sexy performance style, Elvis had the girls swooning, their parents fuming and the music industry paying close attention. Mr. Parker helped shape the Elvis who caught fire, but his dominating and generally conservative decisions about girlfriends, songs and only too soon insipid movie roles, repressed rather than released Elviss unique talents. He shielded Elvis from other influences and demanded total loyalty. Packaged in road tours to Daytona Beach, Tampa, Fort Myers, Ocala, Orlando, Jacksonville and elsewhere, Elvis and the two musicians who accompanied him nurtured a distinctive sound blending various musical and cultural traditions. They learned by doing. They didnt begin as headliners, but in a remarkably short time ascended to top billing. As they moved from smaller venues to more prestigious ones, they attracted both critical and supportive journalists who helped shape expectations. And Mr. Kealing has the details. By ransacking print coverage of the young troubadour, interviewing scores of people who met him along the way and following the one-lane paths of those early tours, the author captures the spirit of time and place as a new kind of music made its way up the charts. He must have tracked down almost every young woman still alive with whom Elvis flirted in about a year and a half of performances. No longer young, they have great memories to share. As have other biographers and music historians, Mr. Kealing pays attention to the nurturing of Elvis by the genial owner of Sun Records in Memphis. When Mr. Parker pushed for the big time by switching Elvis over to the giant but less edgy RCA, something was already lost. It was West Palm Beach, Sarasota, Pensacola, Miami, Lakeland, Waycross (Ga.), St. Petersburg and then on to the greater stages of bigger cities, television and movies. Its as if once out of the Florida orbit, Elvis lost his essential self, smothered under packaging that distorted his true nature and gift. A section about the early 1960s provides an elaborate treatment of Elviss Florida time filming Follow That Dream. One of his better movies, this opportunity gained him the embraces of his co-star, Anne Helm. Through his characterizations of Ms. Helm and other young women who were temporary or would-be paramours, the author pins down the qualities that made Elvis so appealing. In the same section, he provides a telling analysis of the TV special that brought Frank Sinatra and Elvis together. The great number of people publicists, musicians, fans, hangers-on who Elvis met and impressed during his early career reminds us of how dizzying life on the road can be. You never know who will show up. Mr. Kealing points out the influence that Elvis had on two future stars Gram Parsons and Tom Petty who were essentially still children when they first saw The King in concert. This book has the energy of Elviss hip-shaking and leg-shaking performances. At once mythic and credible, its a kind of creation story. Its a time and place not to be forgotten, and Bob Kealing makes it exquisitely memorable.About the authorBob Kealing is an Edward R. Murrow and five-time Emmy award-winning broadcast journalist who has appeared on Dateline NBC, C-Span the Today show, CNN, MSNBC and CBS This Morning. He is the author of four books, including Life of the Party, now in development as a major motion picture. Mr. Kealings research has led to the establishment of the Jack Kerouac House in Orlando and Gram Parsons Derry Down in Winter Haven, both historic landmarks. He lives north of Orlando with his wife and two children. 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. KEALING
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 C3 LOCATED JUST NORTH OF VANDERBILT BEACH ROAD ON U.S. 41239.254.1080 | MercatoShops.com SUNDAY, APRIL 9 FROM 11AM TO 2PM Your one-stop shop to 20+ summer camps and programs!Banish boredom and enrich your childs summer. Art | Dance | Martial Arts | Lego | Aquatic Nature | Music | Theatre | & MORE Come check out the free Kid Zone with bounce house, lawn games, face painting, balloon artistry, & giveaways Kid-friendly food, cotton candy and snow cones LOCATION The lawn across from Silverspot Cinema SPONSORED BY Master naturalist to share insights on Marco Islands avian occupantsOur fine, feathered friends can often be seen pecking for food in Marco Islands green spaces, nesting in empty lots and lining up like ancient Roman sentinels on building rooftops. They are a constant in our daily lives (even without a visit to the Everglades), but what do we really know about them? Master Naturalist Robert McConville is the man with the answers. Hell share them in a program at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, at the Marco Island Historical Museum. On display to augment Mr. McConvilles insights will be several paintings by award-winning Goodland artist Tara ONeill. After the lecture, Mr. McConville will sign copies of his newest book, Beyond the Mangrove Trees, which documents the wild side of South Florida in photographs. (Earlier that same day, at 4 p.m., he will hold a book signing at Sunshine Booksellers on Marco.) The owner of Stepping Stone Ecotours, Mr. McConville conducts boardwalk tours at the Big Cypress National Preserve and is one of the scientists working on the 10,000 Island Dolphin Project, which tracks the distribution, movement and behavior of dolphins in Marco waters. Admission to the lecture is free for members of the Marco Island Historical Society and $10 for others. The museum is at 180 S. Heathwood Drive across from the library. For more information, call 389-6447 or visit www.theMIHS. com. Great Blue by Tara ONeill Literacy group hosts novelist Robin CookLiteracy Volunteers of Collier County welcome Naples resident and acclaimed novelist Robin Cook, author of 34 international bestsellers among them Fever, Cure, Terminal, Outbreak and Coma as guest speaker at the LVCC Literary Lunch at 11:30 a.m. Friday, April 21, at Stonebridge Country Club, 2100 Winding Oaks Way in Naples. Since 1984, LVCC has provided confidential one-to-one tutoring to adults and children who want to improve their reading, writing and English speaking skills so they can participate more fully in the daily tasks of life such as family, employment, school and community. Signed copies of Mr. Cooks books will serve as table centerpieces and auction items at the Literary Lunch. Tickets for $75 are available by calling LVCC at 2624448 or by going to www.collierliteracy. org/events. THE VILLAGE ON VENETIAN BAY4330 Gulf Shore Boulevard North, Naples, Florida 34103 239-263-FISH (3474) fishrestaurantnaples.com FISHRESTAURANT DINNER WITH A VIEW CELEBRATE Reserve Your Waterfront Venetian Bay Table Today!
C4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYCOURTESY PHOTOCasey Weston writes and sings in Nashville.commercial major label thing in Nashville, she reflects. It was what I had always wanted. When I was a little girl, I dreamed of moving to Nashville and getting on a record label. But at the end of the day, it didnt make me happy. I tried to make the best of it because I knew I had a lot of years ahead of me at that label, she continues. And I had a really good run at it. I had a lot of success and was able to ride that fine line between what I loved, what the label needed and what I had contracted myself to do, which was write and perform commercially successful music. The increasing radio tendency toward pop-country was a huge impetus for Ms. Womack to record The Way Im Livin, which she says is the first record that I did exactly what I wanted to do. Its the type of country music she feels like she was born to make. Its been called the best (album) of (Ms. Womacks) career (SPIN), a late-night honky-tonk full of broken bottles and shattered dreams (Esquire) and a terrific album rooted in traditional countrys willingness to confront the realities of addiction, adultery, bad romantic choices and small-town blues (Nashville Scene). The album was nominated for Best Country Album at the 2015 Grammy Awards; the song Chances Are was nominated for both Best Country Solo Performance and Best Country Song at the 2016 Grammy Awards. The title track features Ms. Womack at her most plaintive yet powerful best and the entire album is imbued with her distinctive heart and passion. Ms. Womack wrote about half of the material and called on songwriter friends for the rest. When I was doing the commercial game, I had a whole staff of people at the record label looking for songs that would work on the radio. With this record, I personally went to songwriting friends like Mindy Smith, Hayes Carll and Neil Young they had songs they knew I would love to record. Ms. Womack and her husband, producer Frank Liddell, call Nashville home base, but both were raised in Texas. They went back to the Longhorn State to record the album to make sure the record felt like home, she says. The couple has two daughters, Aubrey and Anna. Following in her mothers enormous footsteps, Aubrey recently signed with Warner Bros. Records and is currently on the road promoting her own album. Like any mother would be, Womack is incredibly proud. Its amazing, she says, except I dont get to see her enough. Shes my little pal. Her music is different from mine, but she signed with a big label and is playing the commercial Nashville game, so in that sense she is taking after me. Given Ms. Womacks shift out of the commercial record-making landscape, she naturally has mixed feelings about Aubreys success. Its tough when you have a certain kind of music you want to make and the label has a formula they want you to go by, she says. It doesnt allow for much creative freedom. But Aubrey is trying to figure out her place and what she loves to do, and Im confident that shell do what I did and find a little niche and still be able to stay in that commercial game and stay happy. doesnt sound super-duper pretty. It sounds real and connected. She got to meet Ms. Nicks backstage at an Adam Levine concert after Ms. Nicks did an encore number with Mr. Levine. The Fleetwood Mac singer told Ms. Weston she wouldnt be there if not for Ms. Weston singing Leather and Lace on The Voice. Ms. Weston and her Gypsy Tribute band will perform the songs of Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, at the Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center in Bonita Springs. In addition to Ms. Weston and Mr. Nesbit, the Gypsy Tribute band consists of Dawn Sellai on vocals and acoustic guitar, Alan James on guitar and vocals, David Brawley on bass and Phil Jelatis on keyboards. While theyre paying homage to Fleetwood Mac and Ms. Nicks, theyre not a tribute band. No wigs, no costumes. We dont want to look like them, Mr. Nesbit says. We want to pay homage to these great songs and singers. The set list includes Gold Dust Woman, Gypsy, Landslide, Dreams, Edge of 17 and Tell Me Lies. All their biggest hits, Mr. Nesbit says. Their first Gypsy Tribute performance, which was just a few months ago, opened with a slow version of Rhiannon. Mr. Nesbit recalls, All we could see (from the stage) was jaws dropping, and big wide eyes. People were crying by the time we finished our first tune. We received a standing ovation after the first song. Ms. Weston is obviously so perfect for this stuff, he adds. You will go, Oh, wow! Casey is the real deal With this, shes not trying to sound like Stevie Nicks, but her vibe is just there. Shes singing the way she sings. I thought it would be special, but I had no idea just how special it was going to be. He adds the band members have worked hard to get the instrumentation just right. Its taken a lot of time to make sure we pay homage to the band with the instrumentation. Thats part of it, a specific vibe they have as individuals when they play together. Ms. Weston is still writing songs in Nashville and playing various venues. Shes planning a trip to Los Angeles in May to write and record with a producer there, and says fans can look for new music from her later in 2017 or in 2018. Does she keep in touch with her coach on The Voice, Mr. Levine? When I was first off the show we kept in touch a bit, but his life is so crazy, she says. But anytime I reach out about posting something about a record, he is always supportive of that. As every artist needs to, shes finding her own way in the business. A lot of my mentors are my peers and people I surround myself with who are also artists and songwriters, she says. Theyre the ones who teach me a lot. We learn it together. Were on this adventure together, as opposed to people who have been there and done that. Established artists made their music in a very different time, she says, noting that theres more music out nowadays, and accessible technology allows people to create a record in their living room. But she wouldnt want to be doing any other than making music. I know God gave me a voice and something to say and a way to say it, she says. Im just doing my best to share the music that I need to. WOMACKFrom page 1WESTONFrom page 1 Lee Ann Womack in concert>> Who: Lee Ann Womack >> When: 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 11 >> Where: The Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center, 11515 Bonita Beach Road S.E., Bonita Springs >> Tickets: $28-$44 >> Info: 389-6901 or www.sw pac.org Gypsy Tribute to Fleetwood Mac & Stevie Nicks>> Who: Casey Weston >> When: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 12 >> Where: The Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center,11515 Bonita Beach Road S.E., Bonita Springs >> Tickets: $40-$55 >> Info: 389-6901 or www.sw pac.org COURTESY PHOTO Lee Ann Womack plays the Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center April 11.COURTESY PHOTOCasey Weston and the Gypsy Tribute band.
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Now a multiple divorcee, Ruths personal life is in such turmoil that mutual friends look to Austin as Ruths last shot at normalcy. At the same time, they hope the wildly unpredictable Ruth will help pry Austin from his mundane life of quiet depression. Comically, and sometimes painfully, these two people rediscover each other and themselves while a bevy of freespirited guests rally to remind them of the infinite possibilities that life holds if only they choose to pursue them. Mr. Gurneys plays often explore the theme of a declining upper-class, white Anglo-Saxon Protestant life in contemporary America. The Wall Street Journal has called his works penetratingly witty studies of the WASP ascendancy in retreat. Several of his works are loosely based on his patrician upbringing. While opinions vary, The New Yorker posits that Later Life may very well be the best of the 46 plays the Yale graduate has penned since the early s. Later Life reminds us all that the choices we make can lead to either turmoil or opportunity. The choice is ours. So are the consequences. These Shining Lives sheds light on the Radium Girls of the 1920s BY PATRICE SHIELDSSpecial to Florida WeeklyThe Naples Players present Melanie Marnichs historical drama, These Shining Lives, through Saturday, April 15, in the Tobye Studio at the Sugden Community Theatre. 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 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 sharptongued 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 (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 resilient efforts for justice set in motion workplace safety standards and workers compensation measures to protect future generations. Patrice Shields is the marketing director for The Naples Players. These Shining Lives>> Who: The Naples Players >> When: Through April 15 >> Where: The Tobye Studio at the Sugden Community Theatre >> Tickets: $30 ($10 for students) >> Info: 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org Later Life>> Who: The CFABS Community Players >> When: 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, April 6-9; 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 8-9 >> Where: The Moe Auditorium & Film Center of the Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Road >> Tickets: $25 general admission >> Running time: 60 minutes >> Info: 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org COURTESY PHOTOAmy Hughes, Katherine Oni, JamieLynn Bucci and Jasmine Vizena star in These Shining Lives.
C6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOTHEATERLater Life By CAFBS Community Players April 6-9 at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs Moe Auditorium. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www. artcenterbonita.org. Cabaret April 12-16 at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Battlefield of Brotherhood By Marco Island Historical Society through April 7 at Rose History Auditorium. 180 S. Heathwood Drive. 389-6447 or www. colliermuseums.com. These Shining Lives By The Naples Players through April 15 at the Sugden Community Theater. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org. The Merchant of Venice By Gulfshore Playhouse through April 15 at The Norris Center. 755 Fifth Ave. S. (866) 811-4111 or www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee By Florida Repertory Theatre through April 12. 2267 Bay St., Fort Myers. 332-4488 or www.floridarep.org.Men Are Dogs By Island Theater Company April 19-23 at the Marco Island Historical Museum. 180 S. Heathwood Drive, Marco Island. 394-0080 or www.theateronmarco.com. Heaven Help Me By The Marco Players April 19-May 7 at The Marco Players Theater. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or www.themarcoplayers.com. I Hate Hamlet By The Naples Players April 19-May 14 at Sugden Community Theater. 701 Fifth Ave. S. 262-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org. Legs Diamond By TheatreZone April 27-May 7 at G&L Theatre. 13275 Livingston Road. (888) 966-3352 or www.theatrezone-florida.com. THURSDAY4.6Lei-Up Naples Botanical Garden hosts a braided haku lei-making workshop from 10 a.m. to noon. $15 for members, $20 for others. 643-4737 or www.naplesgarden.org. Lifelong Learning Naples Botanical Garden hosts a lecture about native orchid research from 10-11 a.m. $15 for members, $20 for others. 643-4737 or www.naplesbotanicalgarden.org. History Talk South Regional Library hosts a lecture titled Canterbury Tales: City and Cathedral at 2 p.m. Free, but registration required. 8065 Lely Cultural Blvd. 252-7542 or www.collierlibrary.org. Sunset Concert Friends of Lovers Key presents local singer/songwriters Alan Bradford, Dave Clayton and Bill Veach from 3:45 p.m. to sunset. Free with regular park entry. 463-4588 or www.friendsofloverskey.orgFree Concert Slide guitarist Kraig Kenning performs from 6-9 p.m. on the lawn at Mercato. 254-1080 or www.mercatoshops.com. Violin Concert Contemporary violinist Ann-Sophie Mutter performs at 8 p.m. at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www. artisnaples.org. FRIDAY4.7Funny Guy Comedian Mitch Fatel (Public Display of Perversion) performs tonight and Saturday, April 8, at Off the Hook Comedy Club. 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 389-6901 or www.offthehookcomedy.com. Foreign Film South Regional Library screens Offside (Iran, 2006) at 2 p.m. Six Iranian girls disguise themselves as boys in order to enter Tehrans Azadi Stadium to watch the 2006 World Cup Asian zone qualifer between Iran and Bahrain. Free, but registration required. 8065 Lely Cultural Blvd. 2527542 or www.collierlibrary.org. Free Film FGCUs Renaissance Academy screens The Big Sleep (1946) at 2 p.m. at the universitys Naples campus. Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family. Before the complex case is over, hes seen murder, blackmail, and what might be love. $6 for members, $8 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or www.fgcu.edu. SATURDAY4.8Lifelong Learning Naples Botanical Garden hosts a lecture about water lilies from 10 a.m. to noon. $15 for members, $20 for others. 643-4737 or www. naplesgarden.org. Art Fest Naples Artcrafters hosts a festival featuring arts and crafts in a variety of mediums from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cambier Park. www.naplesartcrafters.com. Lifelong Learning Naples Botanical Garden hosts a lecture about water lilies from 10 a.m. to noon. $15 for members, $20 for others. 643-4737 or www. naplesgarden.org. Om in the Garden Naples Botanical Garden hosts a yoga session courtesy of greenmonkey yoga at 10 a.m. $10 for members, $20 for others. 643-4737 or www.naplesgarden.org. Lime in the Coconut Naples Botanical Garden hosts a lecture and workshop on growing tropical fruits and coconuts from 1-3 p.m. $15 for members, $20 for others. 643-4737 or www.naplesgarden.org. Art After Dark The Galleries of Crayton Cove upon their doors to the public and provide live music from 6-9 p.m. 6592787 or www.galleriesofcraytoncove.com. Bluegrass Show Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver perform at 6:30 p.m. at Naples Botanical Garden. $35. www. bluewaterbluegrass.com. One of the Greats Sinbad, ranked by Comedy Central as one of the best stand-up comedians of all time, performs several shows tonight at Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center. Check website for show times. $25-$35. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 389-6901 or www.swflpac.com. Tonight Show Stand-up legend and former talk show host Jay Leno performs at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. SUNDAY4.9Sand Treasures Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park hosts a volunteer-led beach combing session at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday through April. Free with park entry fee. 597-6196 or www.floridastateparks.org. Art Show The Esplanade hosts a juried art show with a variety of mediums from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 537-5921 or email@example.com.You Shall Not Pass Silverspot Cinema in Mercato screens Cecile B. DeMilles The Ten Commandments at 2 p.m. and 6:20 p.m. $9.50-$16. 592-0300 or www.silverspot.net.Free Concert Gulf Coast Big Band performs at 2 p.m. at Cambier Park. 8770690 or www.gulfcoastbigband.com. Jazz in the Garden Elements of Jazz performs from 2-4 p.m. at Naples Botanical Garden. Free with admission. 643-4737 or www.naplesgarden.org. Foreign Film FGCUs Renaissance Academy screens Another Year (UK, 2010) at 2 p.m. at the universitys Naples campus. A look at four seasons in the lives of a happily married couple and their relationships with others. $6 for members, $8 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or www.fgcu.edu. Louie, Louie, Louie Big Bad Voodoo Daddy performs at 8 p.m. at Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center. 11515 B onita Beach Road. 389-6901 or www.swflpac.com. Stupid Cupid Neil Sedaka performs at 8 p.m. at Seminole Immokalee Casino. $70. (800) 218-0007 or www.moreinparadise.com. MONDAY4.10Wildlife Party Koreshan State Historic Site hosts Gopher Tortoise Day with educational opportunities, activities, viewings and more starting at 10 a.m. 992-0311 or www.floridastateparks.org.Snakes in the Swamp Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary hosts a presentation and viewing of the preserves snakes at 1 p.m. today and Monday, April 17. Free with admission. 348-9151 or www.corkscrew.audubon.org. Om in the Garden Naples Botanical Garden hosts a walking meditation from 9:30-10:30 a.m. $15 for members, $20 for others. 643-4737 or www.naplesgarden.org. Foreign Film Italian Cultural Society screens Verso Nord (Italy, 2004) at 6:45 p.m. at The Norris Center. A burly, nearly mute criminal embarks on a road trip to Switzerland to help a ten-yearold Moroccan boy reach his adoptive parents. $5. 755 Eighth Ave. S. 434-3323 or www.italianculturalsociety.com. Om on the Beach Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park hosts a sunset yoga session on the beach at 6:45 p.m. each Monday through April. $5 plus park entry fee. 596-6196 or www.floridastateparks.org. Piano Recital Euro Pianos Naples hosts a performance by Henry Kramer, winner of the 2015 William Petschek Recital Debut Award at The Juilliard School, from 7-9 p.m. Call for pricing. 12980 Tamiami Trail N. 591-0304 or www.europianonaples.com.Free Concert Naples Big Band performs at 7 p.m. at Cambier Parks band shell. 594-5141 or www.naplesbigband.com. Films for Film Lovers Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens Intimate Stories (2002, Argentina) at 7 p.m. Three people and a baby set off on separate journeys on a breathtaking Patagonian route. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Latin Music Pianist Nachito Herrera and soprano Eglisse Guttierez meld opera, jazz and Latin American music at 8 p.m. at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $19-$85. 2408 Linwood Ave. 963-9050 or www.operanaples.org.Blues Concert Influential blues guitarist Buddy Guy performs at 8 p.m. at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. TUESDAY4.11Pup Patrol Naples Botanical Garden welcomes well-behaved, leased 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. 643-4737 or www.naplesgarden.org. Early Risers Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary hosts an earlybird walk through the preserve from 8-11 a.m. $25. 348-9151 or www.corkscrew.audubon.org. Flow in the Garden Naples Botanical Garden hosts a tai-chi session at 9 a.m. $10 for members, $20 for others. 643-4737 or www.naplesgarden.org. Indulge your inner Anglophile by sitting in on a lecture titled Canterbury Tales: City and Cathedral at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at South Regional Library. www.collierlibrary.org. Euro Pianos Naples wraps up its Grand Piano Series with a performance by Henry Kramer, winner of the 2015 William Petschek Recital Debut Award from The Juilliard School, at 7 p.m. Monday, April 10. The piano salon is at 12980 Tamiami Trail N. 91-0304 or www. grandpianoseries.com.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GODinner with the Artists Naples Art Association pairs local sculptor Joel Shapses with Shulas Steakhouse chef Cesar Fernandez for a creative collaboration and multi-course dinner from 5:30-8:30 p.m. $125. 585 Park St. 262-6517 or www.naplesart.org. Hello, Fresh NCH Farmers Market posts up at the hospitals North Naples campus from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. www. nchmd.org. Art Lecture FGCUs Renaissance Academy hosts a lecture on Peter Paul Rubens from 10-11:30 a.m. at the universitys Naples campus. $20 for members, $25 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or www. fgcu.edu. Cruisin 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. Nature Talk Artists Connie Bransilver and Nicholas Petrucci lead a multimedia presentation about Guardians of the Everglades at 6:30 p.m. at Conservancy of Southwest Florida. Free for members, $10 for others. 403-4207 or www.conservancy.org.The Way Im Livin Country star Lee Ann Womack performs at 8 p.m. at Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center. $28-$44. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 389-6901 or www.swflpac.com. WEDNESDAY4.12Om on the Beach Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park hosts a yoga session on the beach at 9 a.m. each Wednesday through April. $5 plus park entry fee. 597-6196 or www.floridastateparks.org. Jazz Concert Mudbone performs at 7:30 p.m. at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $10-$40. 2408 Linwood Ave. 775-2900 or www.capacenter.org. Old Timers Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary hosts a walk through its stand of ancient bald cypress from 9 a.m. to noon. $25. 348-9151 or www.corkscrew. audubon.org. Lifelong Learning Naples Botanical Garden hosts a lecture about eating plants from 10-11 a.m. $15 for members, $20 for others. 643-4737 or www.naplesgarden.org.Free Film Headquarters Library screens Girl on the Train (2016) at 2 p.m. A divorcee becomes entangled in a missing persons investigation that promises to send shockwaves throughout her life. Registration required. 2385 Orange Blossom Drive. 593-0334 or www.collierlibrary.org. COMING UPStingray Shuffle Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park hosts an informational session on native stingrays and how to avoid them at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 13. Free with park entry fee. 597-6196 or www.floridastateparks.org. Take Me Away Preferred Travel of Naples hosts an open house to present excursions with Tauck Small Ship Cruising from 1-4 p.m. Thursday, April 13. 801 Laurel Oak Drive. 261-1177 or www.preferrednaples.com. Free Film Naples Regional Library screens Florence Foster Jenkins (2016). The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice. Reservations required. 650 Central Ave. 2624130 or www.collierlibrary.org. 4.8 Stand-up legend and former talk-show host Jay Leno performs at 6 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday at ArtisNaples. artisnaples.org Jump, jive and wail when Big Bad Voodoo Daddy takes the stage at 8 p.m. Sunday at the Southwest Performing Arts Center. www.swflpac.com4.9 # JUMP & JIVE IT ArtisNaples says welcome and bienvenue to the national touring production of Broadways Cabaret Wednesday through Sunday, April 12-16. www. artisnaples.org 4.12-16 Doyle Lawson performs with his sixpiece band Quicksilver at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Naples Botanical Garden. bluewater bluegrass.com 4.8 Country singer Lee Ann Womacks latest album, The Way Im Livin, earned Grammy nominations two years in a row. She takes the stage at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center. www.swflpac.com 4.11
C8 WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY TICKETS: 239.481.4849 GulfCoastSymphony.org Performance accessible to all patrons. Sunday, April 9, 2017, 7pmBarbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall at FSW Tickets from $42 A dream cast Tony Award-nominee Melissa Errico, Drama Desk Award-winner Rachel York, and our own audience favorite Phantom Doug LaBrecque performs works from Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Evita, as well as smash hits from other Broadway and Hollywood shows!Sponsored in part by: Dr. Jacob Goldberger and Margarita Suarez & Family Join us for a buffet dinner prior to the show. $30 per person. For Dinner Reservations: GulfCoastSymphony.org or 239.277.1700 WHAT TO DO In the Home Depot Plaza, off Bonita Beach Road11920 Saradrienne Lane, Bonita Springs, Florida 34135239.263.6979artichokeandcompany.comMONDAY APRIL 106:00PM MICHAEL DAMORE SHOW Join us for the$29.95 PER PERSON (Plus Tax & Gratuity) Make Your Reservation Today!239.263.6979 or firstname.lastname@example.orgIncludes: Three-Course Meal Featuring Salad, Choice of Entre and Dessert, plus Show Tango Concert Tango S.V.P. performs from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Marco Island Center for the Arts. $25. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or www. marcoislandarts.org. Gimme That Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs hosts a handbag event where guests can purchase a wide array of purses while sampling hors doeuvres and enjoying cocktails from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 13. $45, includes bites, a drink and five raffle tickets. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Ice Dancers Stars on Ice performs at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 13, at Germain Arena. $27-$147. 9 48-7825 or www.germainarena.com. Frankly Funny Actor and comedian Frank Blocker performs monologues, improv, songs and more at 8 p.m. Friday, April 14, at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $15. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. A Tisket, A Tasket Venetian Village hosts an Easter Jamboree with the Easter bunny, egg hunt, arts and crafts and more from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 15. 261-6100 or www.venetianvillage.com. Ooh La La Ooh La La Jewels Du Jour hosts an in-store Easter egg hunt that includes hidden jewelry, candy and gift certificates. Guests limited to five eggs and no purchase is necessary to participate. 900 Neapolitan Way. 4349700 or www.oohlalanaples.com. Best Breakfast Miromar Outlets hosts breakfast with the Easter Bunny from 9-10 a.m. Saturday, April 15, with photos following from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the restaurant piazza. 984-3766 or www. miromaroutlets.com. Fists of Fury The Naples Players hosts an introductory stage combat class from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, April 15. $30 for members, $50 for others. 2627990 or www.naplesplayers.org. Colombiano South American band Herencia de Timbiqu performs regional Colombian music at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 15, at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $40-$50. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita. org. Dont Look Back Boston performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 15, at Germain Arena. $40-$100. 9487825 or www.germainarena.com.Chamber Concert Members of Naples Philharmonic perform works by Beethovan and Schuman at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 16, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Cruisin The Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosts an eco-cruise to view birds of prey from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, April 17. $20-$47. 213-2500 or www. conservancy.org. Films for Film Lovers Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens Mysteries of Lisbon (France, 2010) at 7 p.m. Monday, April 17. A jealous countess, a wealthy businessman and a young boy are scattered across Europe and connect with a variety of mysterious individuals. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Thanks! Mercato thanks first responders with motorcycle demonstrations, family activities, bomb and SWAT team units and more from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, April 20. Free. 254-1080 or www.mercatoshops.com. String Recital The Royal String Quartet of Poland performs contemporary compositions at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 20, at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $27-$37. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.Masterworks Naples Philharmonic Chorus celebrates 25 years with a performance featuring works by Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev and Vaughn Williams at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 21-22. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Master Lecture Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs hosts Marek Dyzewski, rector of The Academy of Music in Wroclaw, as he leads a multimedia presentation entitled Voice of Music in Masterpiece Paintings, at 8 p.m. Friday, April 21. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Bout to Harmonize Vocal group Flashback Four perform hits by The Beach Boys, BeeGees and The Four Seasons at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 21, at The Norris Center. $25. 55 Eighth Ave S. 213-3058 or www.naplesgov.com.Bards Kids The Naples Players KidzAct Shakespeare Company performs Shakespeares As You Like It at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 22, at Sugden Community Theaters outdoor stage. $10. 262-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org. Student Concert Winners of Naples Music Clubs scholarships will perform at 3 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at First United Methodist Church of Naples. Free. 388 First Ave. S. 384-9205 or www.naplesmusicclub.org. Piano Concert Leading Polish pianist Beata Bilinska performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at Center for the Arts Bonita Springs. $27-$37. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www. artcenterbonita.org. Bluegrass Concert Southern Express Band performs at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at The Norris Center. $25 in advance, $28 at the door. 755 Eighth Ave. S. 213-3058 or www.naplesgov.com. Piano Recital Celebrated Polish pianist Beata Bilinska performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $37-$37. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www. artcenterbonita.org. The Naples Players presents I Hate Hamlet, a Shakespeare-lite comedy about an actor who must overcome his loathing of The Bards tragic hero with the aid of the ghost of John Barrymore, April 19-May 14, at the Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 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 entree; valid at bar only. Expires 4/30/17. Not valid with any other offer. HAVE YOU TRIED OUR FAMOUS MARGARITAS YET? HAPPY HOUR $3 Mexican Beer Friday, April 21, 2017 Shotgun 1:00PM The Vineyards Country ClubSponsored by:For more information please contact Megan at 239.657.7124 or email@example.com. WHERE TO GOThriver Olivia Newton-John performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at Seminole Immokalee Casino. $39-$125. (800) 218-0007 or www.moreinparadise.com. Broadway Voice Lea Salonga, the original Kim in Miss Saigon and voice of two Disney princesses, performs at 8 p.m. Monday, April 24, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Take Me Away Preferred Travel of Naples hosts a travel talk with representative from Abercrombie & Kent to introduce trip packages to Europe and Australia at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 25. Free, but reservations required by April 21. 5801 Pelican Bay Blvd. 261-1177 or www.preferrednaples.com. Piano Concert Timur Mustikimov, winner of Heida Hermanns International Piano Competition, performs at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, at Naples Botanical Garden. $90 for members, $100 for others. 643-7275 or www.naplesgarden.org.Turtle Time Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park hosts a presentation about sea turtles at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 27. Free with park entry fee. 597-6196 or www.floridastateparks.org. Music at the Moe Classical Jazz Quartet performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at Center for the Arts Bonita Springs Moe Auditorium. $25. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www. artcenterbonita.org. Bluegrass Concert Musicians Chris Hillman, Herb Pederson and John Jorgensen perform at 8 p.m. Friday, April 28, at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $35-$45. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 4958989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Stay in May Naples Art Association kicks off this years Stay in May arts festival with an opening reception for its exhibit, From Shanghai to Naples, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 25. Stay in May continues with over 40 cultural events covering music, cuisine, art, film, dance and more through May 14. Reception tickets are $17. 390-2788 or www.stayinmay.com. Nature Talk Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosts a lecture about KempRidley sea turtles at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 25. Free for members, $10 for others. 403-4207 or www.conservancy.org.Classical Concert Members of the Naples Philharmonic perform works from the Baroque era at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 25. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Chamber Concert Violinist Paul Huang performs with pianist Tao Lin at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $19-$59. 2408 Linwood Ave. 963-9050 or www. operanaples.org.Jazz Night Naples Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra performs a tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 26. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Environmental History Author Steve Noll examines the relationship of people to the land of Florida, starting with Native American settlements, at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at the Marco Island Historical Museum. Free for members, $5 for others. 180 S. Heathwood Drive. 642-1440 or www.themihs.com.Country Rock Chris Hellman & Herb Pederson, known for their work with the Byrds, the Flying Burrito Brothers, Manassas and the Desert Rose Band, perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $35$45. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Strings Sing The Naples Philharmonic performs an up-close string concert for kids with instrument demonstrations at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 29. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Anniversary Party Norris Gardens at Palm Cottage celebrates 10 years with free admission from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, April 29, and a performance by Dixieland Band from 7-9 p.m. Concert is $17. 137 12th Ave. S. 261-8164 or www. napleshistoricalsociety.org. Broadway in Naples The Naples Orchestra & Chorus performs hits from Camelot, Brigadoon, Oklahoma! and more at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 29, and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at Golden Gate High School. $18 in advance, $20 at the door. 2925 Titan Way. 298-7911 or www.naplesorchstraandchorus.com. Broadway Concert Naples Orchestra and Chorus perform Broadway hits at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 29, and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 30, at Golden Gate High School. 2925 Titan Way. $18-$20. 298-7911 or www.naplesorchestraandchorus.com. Email calendar listings and high-resolution photos to Lindsey Nesmith at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please send Word or text documents and jpgs with time, date, location, cost and contact information. No pdfs or photos of fliers. Deadline for calendar submissions is noon Monday. No phone calls, please. The Royal String Quartet of Poland presents Musica Vincit Omnia, a series of three events that includes a chamber performance, a lecture about the voice of music in masterpiece paintings and a piano concert by member Beata Bilinska, April 20-22 at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org.
C10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY New Exhibit NOW OPEN! N N N N e e e w w w w E E x x x x h h h h i i i b b b b i i i i t t N N N O O O O W W W W O O O P P E E E N N N ! N N N O O O O W W W W O O O O P P E E N N N ! WWW.NAPLESZOO.ORG SUNNY DAYS,CLOUDEd LEOPARDSSUNNY DAYS,CLOUDEd LEOPARDS ARTS COMMENTARYA sterling production of Shakespeares ultimate story about revengeForget those action movies where a man grabs an entire arsenal of weapons and goes out seeking revenge against all those whove wronged him. Those films have nothing on Shakespeares The Merchant of Venice, the ultimate show about vengeance. No, it doesnt have machine guns or grenades or things getting blown up. What it does have is a dagger in the hands of a man whos socially scorned, spit upon and demeaned, who suddenly gets the upper hand. Now he has an opportunity to get his revenge. Suddenly, everyone whos never shown him any mercy in his life is screaming for him to show the very mercy theyve refused him. Yet when circumstances shift, they again show him no mercy, taking away everything that means anything to him, including his means of livelihood, his identity, his self-esteem, even his religion. It reminded me of the Gospel verses that question what good is it if we just show love and forgiveness to those that we know and love. With Kristen Coury directing and input from Shakespeare scholar Gail Kern Paster, Gulfshore Playhouse puts on a sterling production of this classic thats jaw-droppingly stunning in presentation and staging and costume. The Merchant of Venice, is, of course, more than a play about revenge. Its an examination of love, sacrifice, consequences and mercy, both given and denied.Bassanio (Sam Ashdown) asks his friend Antonio (Timothy Carter) for yet another loan, because he wants to woo Portia, a rich heiress he has an eye on. He feels he needs to have money in order to stand out from all the other suitors. Antonio agrees, but as his finances are tied up, he borrows money from Shylock (Larry Paulsen), a man he has literally spit on. He foolishly agrees to give a literal pound of his flesh from wherever Shylock wants if he does not repay him within the agreed upon three-month period.As in other of Shakespeares plays, there are multiple love plots, mistaken identity/ characters in disguise and twists of fate. Things suddenly fall apart when Antonio realizes he cant pay back Shylock by the deadline. And Shylock is demanding his pound of flesh; he wants to cut out Antonios heart as payment. Dont worry about following the story; youre pulled into this play as if by an undercurrent, and will understand the plot and the Elizabethan language clearly.It contains many humorous moments, despite the fates that befall some its characters.Jeffrey Binder is particularly funny as a doofus servant with barely two brain cells to keep each other company, and also as the Prince of Arragon, a dirty old man who wants to marry the young Portia. Hes so decrepit and doddering that he falls asleep on his feet; Mr. Binders portrayal provoked peals of laughter from the audience. And William Oliver Watkins as the Prince of Morocco, another suitor, also provides laughs as he struts and swaggers and fills the room with his big voice and even bigger ego. Sofia Jean Gomez positively glows onstage as the winsome Portia, with a quick wit and a charismatic personality. She reminded me, at times, of a younger Meryl Streep, with her instinctual choices in how she plays her character. We, as an audience, take to her from her very first moment on stage, laughing with her ladyin-waiting and confidante, Nerissa (Ally Carey). Angela Janas as Jessica and Zachary Martens as Lorenzo round out the cast in a subplot. The two are yet another couple who fall in love and find happiness together. Charles Murdock Lucas provides a set of stone and marble that works for various locales in Venice, while Lauren Gastons costumes are lavishly lush in color and texture. Mr. Paulsen is masterful in his role as Shylock, making us feel his every loss. His If you prick us, do we not bleed speech comes from the heart, reminding us that we are all the same under the skin. He argues that whatever villainy he has, hes been taught by the Christians. And these un-Christ-like Christians have unfortunately taught him well. Though Ms. Coury hasnt added any dialogue at the end of the play, she does have one brief unspoken scene that is jarring, making me rethink the entire play and my feelings about the other characters. Its also somewhat ambiguous and probably leads to many discussions after the show about what exactly she is trying to say. Many days after seeing this outstanding production of The Merchant of Venice, I was still thinking about it, turning it over and over in my mind. This is Shakespeare by professionals, who make it very entertaining and accessible and definitely thought-provoking. nancySTETSONnstetson@floridaweekly.com The Merchant of Venice>> When: Through April 15 >> Where: Gulfshore Playhouse at The Norris Center, Naples >> Cost: Tickets start at $45 >> Info: (866) 811-4111 or www. gulfshoreplayhouse.org COURTESY PHOTOSAngela Janis and Larry Paulsen play Jessica and Shylock in The Merchant of Venice by Gulfshore Playhouse at The Norris Center. His only daughter, she breaks his heart by running off to marry a Christian.
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C12 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY PUZZLES SPLITTING THE LAND HOROSCOPESARIES (March 21 to April 19) The Lamb loves to be surrounded by flocks of admirers. But be careful that someone doesnt take his or her admiration too far. Use your persuasive skills to let him or her down easily. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) This is a good time to begin setting far-reaching goals and connecting with new contacts. Aspects also favor strengthening old relationships personal and/or professional. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) A personal disappointment should be viewed as a valuable learning experience. Go over what went wrong and see where a change in tactics might have led to a mor e positive outcome. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Dont leave projects unfinished or personal obligations unresolved, or you might find yourself tripping over all those loose ends later on. A relative has important news. LEO (July 23 to August 22) Expect a challenge to the usual way you do things. Although you might prefer the tried-and-true, once you take a good look at this new idea, you might feel more receptive to it. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Much work has yet to be done to polish a still-rough idea into something with significant potential. Expect to encounter some initial rejection, but stay with it nonetheless. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) There still might be some communication problems in the workplace, but they should be resolved soon. Meanwhile, that tip from a friend should be checked out. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) A new relationship appears to need more from you than you might be willing to give right now. Best advice: Resist making promises you might not be able to keep. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) That restless feeling encourages you to gallop off into a new venture. But remember to keep hold of the reins so you can switch paths when necessary. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) A demanding work schedule keeps the high-spirited Goat from kicking up his or her heels. But playtime beckons by the weeks end. Have fun. You earned it. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Youre beginning to come out from under those heavy responsibilities you took on. Use this freed-up time to enjoy some much-deserved fun with people close to you. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Before you get swept away by a tidal wave of conflicting priorities, take time to come up for air, and reassess the situation. You might be surprised by what youll find. BORN THIS WEEK: Your leadership qualities are enhanced by a practical sense of purpose that keeps you focused on your goals. SEE ANSWERS, C11 SEE ANSWERS, C11 Place a number in the empty boxes in such a way that each row across, each column down and each small 9-box square contains all of the numbers from one to nine.Difficulty level: By Linda Thistle SUDOKU
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C14 WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Open 7 days a week239 631 8522bonehookbrewing.comLocated in Creekside Corners Plaza 1514 Immokalee Rd | Suite 106 Naples | FL | 34110 National Beer day! Friday, April 7 $1 OFFall beers all day! Live Music!EVERY WEDNESDAY & THURSDAYGot Food?BRING YOUR FAVORITE DISH OR ORDER TAKE OUT FROM OUR NEIGHBORING RESTAURANTS. 20 Rotating craft beer taps! Whether its for Brunch or Dinner... Hop on over to T~Michaels for Easter!Now taking Easter Brunch and Dinner Reservations Reservations Taken 239.261.0622 t-michaels.com4050 Gulf Shore Boulevard North Take US 41 to Park Shore Sunday-Thursday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. NAPLES FINEST WATERFRONT STEAKHOUSE Easter Dinneror 4 to 9pm Easter Dinner Menu Includes: Colorado Rack of Lamb Slow Cooked Prime Rib of Beef Bone In Ribeye NY Strip Steak Steak & Lobster Tail Chilean Miso Sea Bass Scottish Salmon Lobster Tail, Scallops & Shrimp Scampi 2 Lb. Maine Lobster 1 Lb. King Crab Leg Stuffed Butternut Squash 11 to 3PMEASTER SUNDAY BRUNCH Brunch Menu Inlcudes: Eggs Benedict Steak & Eggs Meat Loaf Stuffed Butternut Squash Plus Soups, Salads, Sandwiches, Omelettes SUNDAY BRUNCH11 a.m. to 3 p.m.DAILY LUNCHMonday-Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. NAPLES BEST HAPPY HOUR ON THE WATERDaily 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. FILM CAPSULEST2: Trainspotting (Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonnny Lee Miller) Twenty years after ripping off his mates, Mark (Mr. McGregor) returns to Edinburgh and gets mixed up with the boys once again. Danny Boyles sequel to his 1996 hit isnt the adrenaline rush the original is, but it nonetheless tells a compelling story thats worth a look. Rated R. Beauty and the Beast (Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Ian McKellen) In Disneys live-action remake of its animated classic, Belle (Ms. Watson) is trapped in the Beasts (Ms. Stevens) enchanted castle, but is helped by a clock (Mr. McKellen) and candelabra (Ewan McGregor), among other living furniture. It remains a sweet love story at its core, and the visuals are breathtaking. Still, the filmmakers took an animated 84-minute work of perfection and bloated it to a live-action 129 minutes that feels unnecessary. Rated PG.The Sense of an Ending (Jim Broadbent, Emily Mortimer, Charlotte Rampling) An elderly British man (Mr. Broadbent) has trouble retrieving a diary that is in the possession of the woman (Ms. Rampling) who was his girlfriend 40 years earlier. There are some nice themes and performances, but the ending, ironically, leaves a bit to be desired. Rated PG-13. Kong: Skull Island (Brie Larson, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson) In 1973, a group of explorers encounter a giant ape and other creatures on a remote island in the South Pacific. The action and effects are impressive, but the story takes a turn for the worse in its second half. If you go, see it in IMAX 3D, as the visuals are tremendous. Rated PG-13.Before I Fall (Zoey Deutch, Halston Sage, Jennifer Beals) After dying in a car accident, a teenager wakes to relive the same day until well, thats what she needs to figure out. Its Groundhog Day as a teen girl drama, and though it has some intriguing ideas, it plays out in pretty standard ways. Rated PG-13.Fist Fight (Ice Cube, Charlie Day, Tracy Morgan) A public high school teacher (Mr. Day) gets his colleague (Mr. Cube) fired after tattling on him after he destroyed a student-occupied desk with an axe. Its crass and unrealistic, but worst of all, its an unfunny mish mash of a high school that is truly out of this world. Rated R.The LEGO Batman Movie (Voices of Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis, Jenny Slate) Bruce Wayne/Batman (Mr. Arnett) adopts an orphan (voice of Michael Cera) and fights The Joker (Mr. Galifianakis) and other Gotham City villains in this spinoff of The LEGO Movie (2014). Its more than DC Comics characters who come into play (Sauron, Voldemort, etc.), which is part of the fun and it is a heckuva lot of fun. Rated PG.The Comedian (Robert De Niro, Leslie Mann, Edie Falco) Struggling stand-up comic Jackie Burke (Mr. De Niro) bickers with his agent (Ms. Falco) and finds a kindred spirit in a woman he meets in a soup kitchen (Ms. Mann). The jokes are hit and miss, the story labors and ultimately, Jackie is too pigheaded to root for. Rated R.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 C17 239.948.PUCK FloridaEverblades.com BUY ANY 17-18 TICKET PACK & RECEIVE A$20 GIFT CARDValid on any new any game any time, select, or full package purchase. VSSATURDAYS 5-7PMFREE TAILGATE PARTY Live Music + Bounce Houses Food & Beverage AvailableSAT, APRIL 8 7PMSpecialty Jersey Auction Sponsored by Giveaways in the stands all night long. Team photos & rally cards at the door. BLACK OUT An opera road trip to Coral GablesNaples Opera Society invites opera aficionados to make the trip across the state to see Florida Grand Operas production of Guiseppe Verdis Un Ballo in Maschera (A Masked Ball) on Saturday, May 6. Naples passengers can climb aboard the coach bus at 1 p.m. at Crossroads Shopping Center (the bus also stops at 11:45 a.m. at the Ace Hardware center in Cape Coral and at 12:30 p.m. at Cypress Trace in south Fort Myers). The group has an early dinner in Coral Gables before heading to the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts for a 7 p.m. pre-show lecture followed by the opera at 8 p.m. All-inclusive cost is $140 for mezzanine and $165 for rear orchestra. Un Ballo in Maschera is about the assassination in 1792 of King Gustav III of Sweden, who was killed as the result of a political conspiracy against him. He was shot while attending a masked ballroom dance and died 13 days later. For Florida Grand Opera, tenor Rafael Davila sings the role of Gustavo and soprano Tamara Wilson sings the role of Amelia, the woman he loves who is also the wife of the kings best friend. The opera is performed in Italian with English and Spanish projections. Order tickets at www.naplesoperasociety.org, or for more information call Eugene Buffo at 431-7509. Or, send a check made out to Naples Opera Society to NOS, 2485 Crayton Road, Naples, FL 34103. A world premiere at Theatre Conspiracy Theatre Conspiracy presents the world premiere of Southwest Florida writer Jeff Lindsays The Cave through April 8 at the Alliance for the Arts in Fort Myers. Set during the Civil War, the play involves themes of race, belief and mortality. The action is set in a hidden cavern where a blind Confederate soldier, a Union deserter and a runaway slave have taken refuge in their efforts to survive the war and attain freedom. Marie Baptiste, Michael Pineda and Jordan Wilson star under the direction of Theater Conspiracy founder and Artistic Director Bill Taylor. Mr. Lindsay is best known for his New York Times bestselling Dexter novels. The first in the eight-book series, Darkly Dreaming Dexter, gave rise to the Emmynominated television series Dexter, which ran on Showtime for seven years. Mr. Lindsay has written 22 other plays and has been produced in New York, New Haven, Key West, Pittsburgh, London and California. He hosted several local PBS TV shows and a documentary, Hemingway In Cuba, on PBS. Tickets to The Cave are $24 ($11 for students with ID). For tickets or more information, call 936-3239 or visit www. theatreconspiracy.org. Presents Norris Community Center 755 8th Avenue South, Naples, FL 34102 For Tickets, Call The Box Office At 239-213-3049 FLASHBACK FOUR Friday, April 21 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.$25 in advance $28 at the doorFlashback Four are four dynamic lead singers who have wowed audiences at Las Vegas, Walt Disney World and New York City! Now they lend their world-class vocals to rock-n-roll harmonies through the decades bringing you all of the hits from the 60s 70s and 80s! From the Beach Boys to Billy Joel, the Four Seasons to th e Bee Gees and even the song stylings of the Rat Pack! Get ready to move through the Decades with the FLASHBACK FOUR! You guys gave me goosebumps! Paul Williams, Jr. The Temptations COURTESY PHOTOMichael Pineda, Marie Baptiste and Jordan Wilson star in The Cave.
C18 WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY All aboard for Naples Depot Museum exhibit showing Life Along the LineThe Naples Depot Museum presents Life Along the Line, a traveling exhibition courtesy of the O. Winston Link Museum in Roanoke, Va., on display through April 22. While in Staunton, Va., for an industrial photography job in 1955 O. Winston Links longstanding love of railroads became focused on the nearby Norfolk and Western Railway. The last major Class 1 railroad yet to make the transition from steam to diesel motive power, the N&W had refined its use of steam locomotives and earned a reputation for precision transportation. Mr. Link, a New York-based commercial photographer, went on to chronicle the last years of the N&W steam locomotives, capturing more than 2,400 images and 100 7-inch reels of sound recordings in 21 trips made between 1955-60. His most famous photographs are night compositions made possible by meticulous setups and elaborate lighting. Life Along the Line offers an expansive view of Mr. Links multidimensional portfolio and a moving account of the people and communities surrounding Americas last steam railroad. Set in Naples first passenger train station, the restored Naples Depot Museum takes visitors back to Floridas railroading heydays of the Roaring Twenties and tells how technology and transportation helped Naples grow from a village of 300 souls to the seaside city of today. The museum is at 1051 Fifth Ave. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. MondaySaturday. Admission is free. For more information, call 262-6525 or visit www. colliermuseums.com. COLLECTION OF THE O. WINSTON LINK MUSEUM, ROANOKE, VA.The Abingdon Branch arriving in Damascus, 1956. Waiting for the Virginia Creeper, 1956.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C19 At Crossroads, they loved me until I loved myself.Sober ever since.Before Crossroads, every day started with vodka. Continued with pills. Ended with dealing. Despite facing a six-year prison sentence, I still couldnt get clean. Then I entered Crossroads and changed my life. 239.354.1428If you or someone you know needs help facing addiction, call our Crossroads specialists today. Your call is the start of hope and healing. At Crossroads, addiction experts addressed my physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs. I recovered and have never looked back. Today, proudly sober for ve years, I have my own home maintenance business. CHANGE YOUR LIFESTARTING NOW. Crossroads at David Lawrence Center offers a full continuum of addiction services, including inpatient detoxication, residential, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient treatment and aftercare services. David Lawrence Center is Southwest Floridas provider of world-class behavioral health solutions.CrossroadsNaples.org 239-354-1428 Count your blessings: Auditions set for summers Sister ActThe Naples Players hold open auditions for Sister Act, the troupes 2017 summer spectacular, from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 8, at the Sugden Community Theatre. Roles are available for men and women of all ages. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship the musical comedy has a moving story thats filled with powerful gospel music and outrageous dancing. Disco diva Deloris Van Cartier is the sole witnesses to a murder. While in witness protection in a convent, she uses her unique disco moves and singing talent to inspire the choir, breathing new life into the church but blowing her cover. In addition to the delightfully outrageous, larger-than-life Deloris, the cast of characters includes the haughty, wellspoken Mother Superior whos a stickler for rules, the timid Sister Mary Robert who finds her voice, the excitable Sister Mary Patrick and the confident, chilledout gangster Curtis. The TNP production calls for seven women (one age 16-25, four age 20-40 and two age 50-plus), and seven men (one age 16-30, five age 25-40 and one age 45-plus). There are numerous additional ensemble parts with featured roles. Those lucky enough to be cast will be under the direction of Dawn Lebrecht Fornara with musical direction by Charles Fornara. Rehearsals are May 8-June 27. Performances are Thursday-Sunday, June 29-July 30. Those auditioning should prepare 32 bars (about one minute) of a song to perform with TNPs piano accompanist. Although a professional dance background is not required to audition, a short dance combination will be taught for those trying out to follow. Sides are available at www.naplesplayers.org. Callback readings will be Sunday, April 9. KidzAct auditionsTryouts for the KidzAct summer productions of James and the Giant Peach Jr. and Beauty and the Beast Jr. will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 6 and 13, at the Sugden Community Theatre. Young thespians can audition for one or both shows. James and the Giant Peach Jr. is a brand new take on one of Roald Dahls most poignantly quirky stories. Featuring a wickedly tuneful score and a witty and charming book, its a adventurous musical about courage and self-discovery. Disneys Beauty and the Beast Jr. is an adaptation of the classic story of transformation and tolerance. The show features some of the most popular songs ever written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice. For more information, call 263-7990 or visit www.naplesplayers.org.
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My paternal grandmother would rhapsodize over the peanut soup shed been served 20 years before at the Clewiston Inn or at Vero Beachs Driftwood Inn, where shed gone for a honeymoon after her second marriage, in 1958 she couldnt remember which. It didnt really matter that she couldnt remember where she had savored the soup. She and her friend Ann had tried and failed to recreate the recipe and theyd had fun. Of course, had they been to Chalet Suzanne, they easily could have had a souvenir of the place by which to remember it, either in the form of soup and grapefruit bowls or canned versions of the soups themselves. It makes me chuckle when I see a postcard or other souvenir of the place today. I remember the reverence with which folks treated Chalet Suzanne. Oooh, theyd say. Were spending the weekend at Chalet Suzanne. It was a special occasion place, and the restaurant and inn, deep in the heart of Central Florida, were world famous. The food won kudos from around the world back in the day, though it seems rather quaint to the more sophisticated palates of today broiled grapefruit topped with chicken liver was a favorite. So was the Romaine soup, which apparently contained no Romaine, but later came to be known as Moon Soup because astronauts had carried cans of the stuff into space. Chalet Suzanne drew legions of fans to Lake Wales for 83 years, from the 1930s until it closed in 2014. But Im sure that anyone who has spent any time at all in Florida has a memory of the resort even if theyve never stayed there. I hesitate to use the word iconic to describe a place, but it fits. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 C25 JOIN US ABOARD THEEarly Easter Dinner Cruise1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.Sunset Dinner Cruise6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.Easter SundayApril 16, 2017On The Menu...Caesar Salad Roasted Turkey Baked Ham Mashed Potatoes Vegetable Medley Sweet Potato Casserole Berry Tart for Dessert Both cruises are $63.00* for adults $31.50 for children ages 3-11*Price does not include port charge, tax or service charge. 3-day cancellation policy. No coupons or discounts apply.Call (239) 649-2275 for Reservationswww.NaplesPrincessCruises.com | 550 Port-O-Call Way, Naples, FL 34102 OR CELEBRITY EXTRA Actress Cassidy Gifford is daughter of Kathie Lee, Frank BY CINDY ELAVSKYQ: The other night I streamed a movie called Caged No More, which starred Kevin Sorbo. The actress who played one of the kidnapped sisters is Cassidy Gifford, and I wondered if she was any relation to Kathie Lee and Frank. What else has she been in? Vivian F., via emailA: Cassidy is indeed the daughter of Kathie Lee and the late Frank Gifford. The gorgeous and talented 23-year-old is just starting to come up in the business, having been featured in The Suite Life on Deck, Blue Bloods, God's Not Dead and Caged No More, along with a handful of others. Next up for Cassidy is a starring role in the Hallmark Channel original movie Like Cats and Dogs, which premieres April 15 at 9 p.m. Cassidy plays Lara Hale, a dog lover, who through some mix-up is stuck sharing a vacation rental for the summer with Spencer, who is a cat lover. Cassidy was excited to get to star in this rom-com, telling me: Its the story of two young people seemingly stuck in their ways and not realizing that is what is getting in their way. Its the tale of two people who are at different but similar points in their lives, and they don't realize that what they need is the opposite of what they are getting. I think we get so easily stuck in ruts of complacency and feeling comfortable that even small changes to our daily life can be great as long as were open to them. There is a healthy, happy medium. Q: What does one of my favorite actors, Peter Sarsgaard, have coming up? Dani T. in Georgia A: Hulu recently announced that Peter has been cast in its original new series The Looming Tower, a drama that traces the rising threat of Osama bin Laden and alQaida, taking a controversial look at how the rivalry between the CIA and FBI inadvertently might have set the stage for the tragedy of 9/11 and the war in Iraq. Peter plays Martin Schmidt, a CIA analyst who invariably believes he's by far the smartest person in the room. Q: I just saw that Bryan Adams is touring to promote his new album. Will he come back around to the States? Danni F., via emailA: Right now Bryan is in South America on his Get Up tour. Hell be back in the U.S. at the end of May, starting in California and working his way around America. Ill be at the Sept. 10 show in Orlando for my early birthday present to myself. Go to bryanadams.com/tour to see when he'll be near you. Write to Cindy at King Features Weekly Service, 628 Virginia Drive, Orlando, FL 32803; or email her atletters@cindyelavsky. com.STEPHANIE DIANI PHOTO Cassidy Gifford MOORINGS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH791 Harbour Drive, Naples, Florida 34103 239.261.1487 mooringschurch.orgSUNDAY, APRIL 9Paio Pal SundaCASUAL WORSHIP 9:00 A.M. TRADITIONAL WORSHIP 10:00 A.M.Dr. Doug Learned preaching Advance for Jesus Matthew 21:1-11THURSDAY, APRIL 13Maund ursdaDINNER 6:30 P.M. (Reservations 261.1487; $7.00 at the Door)SERVICE 7:30 P.M.Dramatic and Contemplative Reading of The Passion Communion ServiceSUNDAY, APRIL 16Easter Sunda9:00 A.M. AND 11:00 A.M. TRADITIONAL WORSHIPDr. Doug Learned preaching Reactive to Proactive Matthew 28:1-10
C26 WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY SUNDAYApril 9th 2017 10-4 pmFREE ADMISSIONMARCO ISLAND 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 NAPLESARTCRAFTERS.COM Saturday, April 8th 10am to 4pmCAMBIER PARK DOWNTOWN NAPLES580 8th Street South(JUST SOUTH OF 5TH AVENUE)Fine Art & Craft Show 90 JURIED LOCAL ARTISTS LAST SHOW OF THE SEASON! SERVING NAPLES THE FINEST PRODUCTS FOR OVER 70 YEARS Must present coupon. While supplies last. Good through 4/12/17. 750 ml Bottle Excluding tobacco products. Must present coupon. While supplies last. Good through 4/12/17. 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 Wellfit Girls and Gulf Coast Runners host the second annual To(tu) Peru 5K & Yoga Event at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, April 15, at North Collier Regional Park. Participants can do the 5K or a 1-mile walk and also enjoy a free yoga session, refreshments and more. Registration is $12-$40, with proceeds going toward Wellfit Girls annual trip to Peru for local teenaged girls. To sign up or for more information, visit www.gcrunner. org. Naples Botanical Garden hosts The Garden Open from noon to 8 p.m. Monday, April 17, at Windstar on Naples Bay. The scramble-style tournament 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 email@example.com. The third annual Guadalupe Center Golf Classic tees off at 1 p.m. Friday, April 21, at the Vineyards Country Club. The event starts with a buffet lunch at 11:30 a.m. and wraps up with awards, cocktails and dinner. Sponsors to date include Arthrex and Gulfshore Life. To registration or for more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.guadalupecenter.org. Friends of Foster Children Forever invites people of all ages and abilities to take part in the first-ever Sunshine 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 22, at Vineyards Community Park, 6231 Arbor Blvd. W. Registration starts at 7 a.m. and the walk steps out at 7:30 a.m. Family fun and entertainment will go on from 9-11 a.m. Registration for the 5K, which is organized by Gulf Coast Runners, is $35 by April 21, $45 on the day of the event; registration to run/walk a 1-mile route is $10. To sign up or for more information, visit www.friendsoffosterchildren.net. For information about sponsorship opportunities, call Gisela Estrada at 2621808 or email email@example.com. South Florida Canoe Kayak Club and College of Life Foundation host the second annual Calusa Palooza with kayak, canoe and stand-up paddleboard races starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 22, at Koreshan State Historic Site. Participants can compete 4and 8-mile races (1-mile races for ages 10 and younger). Registration in advance is required. Call 992-2184 or visit www. collegeoflifefoundation.org. Lipman Family Farms hosts the Run for Backpacks 5K & Junior Fun Run at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 22, at Immokalee High School. Proceeds will provide backpacks filled with school supplies for local children. Participants will GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 C27 naplesfujiyama.com239.261.43322555 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34103 6 6 SIX-COURSE ENTREES BUY 1, GET 1 50% OFF MONDAY-THURSDAY 5-6 PM OPEN 5-10 PM 7 DAYS A WEEK NAPLES BEST HAPPY HOUR! 5-7 PM The Only Naples Restaurant Where Fresh Seafood is Flown in Daily From New England! CHEF BILLS LUNCH SPECIALSLUNCH SERVED 11:004:00Open Faced Hot Turkey Sandwich $10Served with mashed potatoes, veggies and gravy Baked Haddock James $13 Topped with mozzarella cheese and marinara sauce served with rice and veggies Chicken Cobb Salad $13Mixed greens topped with tomatoes, hard boiled eggs, bacon, Swiss cheese, red onions, carrots, blue cheese and grilled chicken served with blue cheese dressing Grilled Mac & Cheese Sandwich $10 On white bread and served with fries and a pickle ASK OUR SERVERS ABOUT OUR NIGHTLY DINNER SPECIALS! HOURS Sun-Thu 11am-9pm Fri-Sat 11am-9:30pm4221 East Tamiami Trail, Naples 239.455.5111billssteakandseafood.com Not responsible for typographical errors. Specials good April 6-April 8. CHEF BILLS WEEKLY FEATURESSurf and Turf Dinner for 2 $89.9932 oz. bone-in Tomahawk steak served with two 1-pound Maine lobsters served with chowder, salad, baked potato and veggies Twin Lobsters $34.99Two 1-pound Maine lobsters served with a cup of NE clam chowder, corn on the cob and drawn butterLobster Dinner for 2 $99.99Two 2pound Maine lobsters served with chowder, salad, corn on the cob and baked potatoesLobster prices subject to change without notice. Please call for pricing. ST. PADDYS DAY! ENTERTAINMENT ALL DAY, PLUS $19.99 C ORNED BEEF & CABBAGE DINNER SUN-WED FEATURE $27.99Two 1-pound Maine lobsters served with corn on the cob and drawn butter (Twin lobsters cant be split) CHECK OUT BILLS SEAFOOD & MEATERY FOR FRESH SEAFOOD, IOWA PREMIUM BEEF, COLD CUTS, BEER & WINE. LOCATED BEHIND BILLS STEAK & SEAFOOD; OPEN 10:006:00 DAILY. 2700 IMMOKALEE ROAD, NAPLES 239.597.5013 RUSTYSRAW.COM $10.99 BABY BACKWEDNESDAYAVAILABLE ALL DAY AVAILABLE ALL DAY$8.95 FISH FRYFRIDAY WE HAVE SOMETHING TO SATISFY TASTEBUDS! HAVE A DRINK ON US!Present this coupon to your friendly bartender, and receive a complimentary domestic draft beer, well drink or house wine. Only valid with the purchase of meal. Must present coupon; one coupon per customer. Offer expires 6/30/17. SPRING SIDEWALK SALE APRIL 20-23THURSDAY & FRIDAY 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. SATURDAY 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. SUNDAY 12 to 5 p.m.Glorious Food, Great Shops & Graceful Byways (239) 434-6533 thirdstreetsouth.com GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSEreceive a bag full of Immokalee produce after the 8 a.m. 5K and 9 a.m. junior race. Registration is $25 for adults, $15 for children before the event, $30 on race day. For more information, call 657-4421 or visit www.lipmanfamilyfarms.com. The seventh annual Shark Frenzy golf tournament to benefit Gulf Coast High School starts at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 22, at Vineyards Golf Club. Registration for $110 includes a barbecue lunch, goodie bag and coupons to play area courses. For more information or to register, call 353-0505. The Stroke Recovery Foundation holds its inaugural Stroke Victor golf scramble 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. Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida hosts its Breaking Par charity golf tournament starting at 8:30 a.m. Sunday, April 23, at The Club at Grandezza. The day includes a full game, lunch and awards ceremony. Registration is $175. To sign up or for more information, call 225-2565 or visit www.jaswfl.org. The Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida Inc. holds its Augusta on the Gulf golf tournament Monday, April 24, at Vineyards Country Club. Registration is $250. To sign up or for more information, call 417-3465 or email firstname.lastname@example.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 $175. To sign up or for more information, visit www.napleschamber.org. Great Strides Naples/Fort Myers chapter hosts a 5K walk to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation stepping out at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 29, at Estero Community Park. Participants can register as individuals or teams to fundraise prior to the event. To sign up or for more information, call (813) 374-9041 or visit www. fightcf.cff.org. Email news about charity sports events to Lindsey Nesmith at lnesmith@ floridaweekly.com.
C28 WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Tickets can be purchased online at: www.grandpianoseries.comor by contacting Milana Strezeva at ( 646) 734-8179 HENRY KRAMER April 10, 2017 | 7:00 PM Grand Piano Series Our concerts take place at: Euro Pianos Naples12980 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 1 Naples, FL 34110 Wine reception to follow concert. 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Pink Heals of Southwest Florida will also be a participant in this fabulous event supporting women and raising awareness. SAVE THE DATE Baby Basics of Collier County celebrates spring with a Champagne for a Cause breakfast from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 8, at the pavilion at Waterside Shops. Tickets are $125, with all proceeds helping provide diapers to low-income, working families in Collier County and Bonita Springs. Tickets are $125. RSVP by emailing Monica Bailey at email@example.com. She Will Fight holds the second annual Girlfriends Party: Unite for the Fight from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, in a private home in the Vineyards. Models who all are cancer survivors will show off fashions provided by True Fashionistas Designer Retail Shop. Live music, pop-up boutiques and a silent auction will add to the fun. She Will Fight supports women fighting cancer, especially those in the late stages of the battle. Tickets are $35. For more information, visit www.shewillfight.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Legal Aid Service of Collier County holds its annual Barristers Bash from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at the Hilton Naples. Tickets are limited to the first 300 sold. For more information, call Logan Meester at 775-4555 or email email@example.com. Collier Child Care Resources holds its fifth annual Big Impressions by Little Artists from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 5, at the Hilton Naples. This years artwork will be inspired by the natural environment in harmony with CCCRs arts-based program and follows the Reggio Emilia educational philosophy. Creations by the children of CCCRs early childhood development programs, the works of local artists plus other items will be featured in live and silent auctions. Rick Gallo will serve as live auctioneer. The event will also include CCCRs annual Family Friendly Business Awards. Co-chairs are Lisa Gruenloh of Purpose Journey and Kathy Bamberg of Lutgert Insurance. Tickets for $75 are available by calling 643-3908 or by visiting www.collierchildcare. org. For information about sponsorship opportunities, email Dianne Reed at firstname.lastname@example.org. Big Impressions by Little Artists is hosted by the CCCR Business 100, a group of local businesses that support CCCRs mission and programs by making an annual donation to benefit its four child development programs. CCCR operates two centers in Naples Childs Path (ages 2-5) and Little Wonders (ages 1-5) as well as A Step Up Child Development Centers at Golden Gate and Immokalee high schools for preschoolers of teen parents who are completing their high school education. Young Executives of the David Lawrence Center invite everyone with a passion for supporting mental health awareness and helping others to climb aboard the Naples Princess for an evening of networking, friendraising and philanthropy Thursday, June 15. Boarding begins at 6 p.m. and the ship sets departs at 7 p.m. for a two-hour cruise. Passengers will enjoy music, hors doeuvres, drinks and a beautiful Naples sunset. Red, white and nautical blue attire is encouraged. Tickets for the sixth annual DLC Young Executives Sunset Cruise are $45 until June 2, $50 thereafter. One drink ticket is included, a cash bar will be open. For reservations or more information, visit www.davidlawrencecenter.org. Email details about your charity gala or fundraising soiree to Cindy Pierce at email@example.com.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C29 Call For More Details (239) 263-6046 1100 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34102 RSVP Today for Sunday, April 16 Bloody Mary & Breakfast Bread Display Eas r Brun Like us on Facebook.com/NaplesFloridaWeekly to see more photos. We take more society and business networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. Send us your society and business networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. Email them to cpierce@ oridaweekly.com.REAGAN RULE / COURTESY PHOTOS SOCIETYA toast to the 2017 Women of Initiative honored by the Community Foundation of Collier County 1. Amy Hale and Kathleen Peck 2. Eileen Connolly-Keesler and Christine Flynn 3. The 2017 Women of Initiative: Susie McCurry, Kathleen Peck, Dustine Beaubien, Kathleen Feinstein, Kimberly Leach Johnson, Susan Reed Benson, Diana Riley, Mary Beth Crawford, Kathryn Woods and Penny Allyn 4. Kathy Wheeler and Amanda Jaron 5. Julie Chirichella and Jean Ann Lynch 6. Ann Westerfield, Shelly Church, Jacquelyn Pierce, Ann Berlam and Bette Aymar 7. Mary Cooper, Rex Miller and Vicki Tracy 8. Dottie Gerrity, Mary Cooper, Joyce Coughlan and Jinny Johnson 9. Allyson Richards, Deborah Russell and Lisa Lefkow 10. Kathy Woods, Susan Benson and Donna Messer 11. Penny Allyn, Linda Flewelling and Ellin Goetz 12. Rebecca Newell, Anne Fleming and Julie Chirichella N REAGAN REAGAN 1 6 2 7 3 8 4 9 5 10 11 12 The Village on Venetian Bay Naples Take U.S. 41 to Park Shore Drive 239.263.4421 mwaterfrontgrille.comJoin Us For Our Exciting New Happy Hour Every Day From 4-6 25% OFFAppetizers & Lounge Menu 4-650% OFFHouse Wines & Cocktails$2.00 OFFImported & Domestic Beers$3.00 OFFCall, Top Shelf & Premium Cocktails$4.00 OFFPremium WinesSpecials Available in the Bar and M Lounge Only Lounge Menu Available Every Day From 3-Close
C30 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY (239) 659-3132 naples.hilton.com Niccole Neebling Director of Sales, Catering & Marketingnneebling@ cooperhotels.com (239) 659-3132 Tracy Duhaney Sr. Conference Services Manager tduhaney@ cooperhotels.com (239) 659-3124 Shannon Quinn Special Events Manager squinn@ cooperhotels.com (239) 659-3108 Russ Burland Business Development Manager rburland@ cooperhotels.com (239) 659-3112CONSTANTLY RAISING THE BAR ON CUSTOMER SERVICE.Easily accessible, Hilton Naples o ers a perfect blend of location and full-service event space to create the ultimate meeting experience. Contact Your Meeting Success Team Today!5111 Tamiami Trail North Naples, Florida, 34103 Board Meetings | Sta Retreats | Sales Summits Galas & Banquets | Fundraiser Events | Press Conferences Product Launch Parties | Political Dinners | Estate Planning Seminars Alumni Gatherings | Weddings & Receptions | Trade Shows KAYDEE TUFF / COURTESY PHOTOS Like us on Facebook.com/NaplesFloridaWeekly to see more photos. We take more society and business networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. Send us your society and business networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. Email them to cpierce@ oridaweekly.com. SOCIETYOn the runway with fashions from Options for The Shelter for Abused Women & Children 1. Mother-daughter models Abby and Noelle Fuller 2. Lori Fell, Sharon Newman, Hilda Dunekacke, Cara Martin and Michelle Jones 3. Donna Wexler 4. Before the fashion show, Debbie Divita and Diane Steslicki scour the racks for designer-name bargains. 5. Shelter guild members Diane Abbasy, Linda Meak and Judi Levin 6. Lynn Fairfield-Sonn with an armful of items for the dressing room. 7. Beth Watson 8. Its all about the shoes for model Connie Munz. 9. Smart shopper and Shelter volunteer Sharon Sheline proudly displays the $3 price of her sparkly LBD. 10. Lynn Wigton 1 4 7 5 8 6 2 3 10 9
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C31SUE HUFF / COURTESY PHOTOS SIERRA BALDWIN / FLORIDA WEEKLY Like us on Facebook.com/NaplesFloridaWeekly to see more photos. We take more society and business networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. Send us your society and business networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. Email them to cpierce@ oridaweekly.com. SOCIETYRookerys Bays annual Batfish Bash for the Bay 1. Malaina Mote and Kelly Capolino 2. Holly Haas and Linda Harris 3. Malaina Mote and Dan Darren 4. Lori Burke and Lauren Harkins 5. Leah Sanchez and Jessica Sanchez 6. Cyndi Schmidt and Steve Fleming 1. Carol Caefer and Jim Ludwig 2. Nancy Lombardo, Chris Lombardo, Craig Woodward, Bonnie Woodward, Mark Woodward and Monica Woodward 3. Bruce Robertson and Mary Vertin 4. Keith Laakkonen, Raymond Carroll and Gary Lytton 5. Kerry Hayes, Maria Hayes, Brian Cross and John Goede 6. Chris Ligotti, Priscilla Ligotti, Karyn Capozzo, Margo Farago and Greg Farago 7. Sarah Norris, Jill Schmid and Elizabeth Black 8. Craig Seibert, Dawn Allyn and Lew Allyn 9. Adoni Kokkinos, Kerry Prince and Tom Wagor 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 7 8 9 5 5 6 6A Diamond Volunteer reception for Mothers Against Drunk Driving
C32 WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY SERVING ONLY 100% PRIME STEAKS!NOW ACCEPTING RESERVATIONS 239.435.9353 12:00-9:00PMHerb roasted rack of lamb or spiral ham dinner with choice of potato and vegetable; regular menu also available. stgermainsteakhouse.com info@stgermain steakhouse.com 403 BAYFRONT PLACE, NAPLES 1300 THIRD STREET SOUTH, NAPLES 239-262-5500 RIDGWAYBARANDGRILL.COM J O O O O I N N N U S S S E E E A A A S S T T E E R R F O O O O R B B B B R U N N N C C C H H & & D D I N N N N E E E R R ROAST LEG OF LAMBRegular Menu Also Available COURTYARD & GARDEN VIEWS CUISINE NEWS Sal e Pepe at Marco Beach Ocean Resort and The Grill at The Ritz-Carlton, Naples, were the only two local restaurants to snag AAAs coveted Four Diamond restaurant designation for 2017. This is Sal e Pepes 13th consecutive year on the travel clubs distinguished list. We are once again thrilled to be recognized by AAA for our passion and commitment to creating an unparalleled dining experience, says Sal e Pepes Food and Beverage Director Pietro Bordignon. The AAA Diamondrated designation is among the most wellknown and respected distinctions in the global travel industry. It is the only system using full-time professionally trained inspectors to conduct anonymous in-person evaluations to ensure relevant and accurate information for its 56 million members. For more information, including lists of the newest national and international honorees, visit www.aaa.com. Sunburst Caf celebrates its 19th anniversary on National Muffin Day, Thursday, April 6, by giving away muffins from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. No purchase is necessary, though owner Jerome Tocio is accepting donations to benefit the John Doe Lunch Account, which provides school lunches to elementary school students. 2340 Pine Ridge Road. 263-3123 or www.sunburstnaples.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. Devotees of Shulas Steakhouse might enjoy an artful change of scenery for enjoying their steakhouse favorites at the Naples Art Associations Dinner with Artists from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 11. Dinner is served at NAA headquarters on Park Street downtown, where Executive Chef Cesar Fernandez will prepare a custom menu to complement sculptor Joel Shapses demonstrations in front of diners. We have a few details about the menu and know that guests will enjoy passed hors douevres of mini crab cakes with remoulade and red endive leaves with boursin cream. The entre is a 10-ounce bone-in filet mignon topped with barnaise sauce and served with steamed asparagus and potato gratin. If your mouth is already watering, the only option to is book a reservation for $125 per person. Call 262-6517 or visit www.naplesart.org. Bleu Provence hosts a wine dinner with Madaiah Revana, owner of Revana Family Vineyard, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 13. The prix-fixe menu includes tuna tartare with guacamole ginger and lime syrup served on toast; duck confit with orange and Grand Marnier demiglace; and prime filet with Perigourdine sauce, cream of foie gras, truffle ricotta polenta and mushrooms. $199, with seating limited to 17 people. 1234 Eighth St. S. 261-8239 or www.bleuprovencenaples. com. Among the many establishments serving Easter brunch Sunday, April 15, are the two on Fifth Avenue owned by chef Vincenzo Betulia: The French and Osteria Tulia. Diners at The French will tuck into dishes such as shrimp tartine with avocado, red onion, carrots and orange on toast, and The French Puffle, a puff pastry waffle served with Nutella, bananas, toasted pecans and powdered sugar. Those at nearby Osteria Tulia will enjoy cast iron French toast with honey, seasonal berries, sage sausage and mascarpone, and roasted Faroe salmon with toasted Sardinian fregola, sun-dried tomatoes, Marcona almonds and cuminscented yogurt. Prices are a la carte. For reservations, call The French at 315-4019 or Osteria Tulia at 213-2073. Now that the seasonal pressure valve has been released, local restaurants are starting to announce their summer specials to keep residents coming back after the tourists have left. The Naples Grande Beach Resort has a number of off-season promotions that tempt the palate and the wallet. Here are a few: Bloody Mary Bar $12 per glass, three for $22, starting at 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday at the hotels Aura restaurant. The over-the-top, build-your-own Bloody Mary bar has more than 50 toppings, rimmers and sauces. Sangria & Oysters $1 per oyster, $11 per glass or $40 per pitcher, starting at 6 p.m. every Monday on the Sunset Veranda. Tacos & Tequila $5 per taco, $10 per tequila cocktail, starting at 6 p.m. every on Tuesday on the Sunset Veranda. Bubble Q $5 per glass of Veuve Clicquot, food (including tasty barbecue) a la carte, from 5-7 p.m. on Fridays on the Sunset Veranda. 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 Savor the Tastes of Spring: Thursday, April 6 ($75); Delights of the Middle East: Wednesday, April 12 ($69); Sunday Italian Family Dinner: Thursday, April 20 ($69). Purple Spoon, 25151 Chamber of ComSal e Pepe at the Marco Beach Ocean Resort
THE VILLAGE ON VENETIAN BAY4236 Gulf Shore Boulevard North, Naples, Florida 34103 239-430-6273 miramarenaples.comSUNTHU 11:30AM TO 10PM FRISAT 11:30AM TO 11PMRESERVE YOUR WATERFRONT TABLE TODAY FOR Easte Dinne WATERFRONT DINING AT ITS BEST! NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 C33 1585 Pine Ridge Road, Suite 5, Naples, Florida 34109 LUNCH/MONSAT 11:30AM to to 10PM & SUN 4PM to 9PM REGULAR DINNER MENU ALSO AVAILABLE APRIL 16TH SUNDAY BRUNCH SPECIALwith Complimentary Mimosa or Bloody Mary House Salad, RESERVE NOW! 2017 CUISINE NEWSmerce Drive, Bonita Springs; 908-3842 or www.chefkristina.com A Bounty of Seafood: Friday, April 14 ($74). Sur La Table, 9501 Strada Place, Mercato; 598-1463 or www.surlatable.com Global Street Foods: Thursday, April 6 ($69); Seafood Grilling Secrets: Thursday, April 6 ($79); French Croissants 101: Friday, April 7 ($69); Date Night Springtime in Paris: Friday, April 7 ($79); New Breakfast-for-Dinner Ideas: Saturday, April 8 ($69); Tasty Thai from Scratch: Saturday, April 8 ($69); Date Night Taste of Italy: Saturday, April 8 ($79); Restaurant-Style Ramen: Sunday, April 9 ($69); Exploring Italy Sicily: Sunday, April 9 ($69); Girls Night Out Best of Spring: Sunday, April 9 ($69); Spring Pasta Workshop: Monday, April 10 ($69); Spanish Tapas Party: Monday, April 10 ($69); Global Street Food: Tuesday, April 11 ($69); Healthy, WholeFood Cooking: Tuesday, April 11 ($69); Incredible Homemade Pizza: Wednesday, April 12 ($69); Tasty Thai from Scratch: Wednesday, April 12 ($69). Email food and dining news to Lindsey Nesmith at firstname.lastname@example.org. The French offers a Croque Madame a sandwich made with jamon de Paris, gruyere cheese, toasted brioche, sauce mornay and a fried egg on its Easter brunch menu.
C34 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Experience the Difference Good Taste Makes.MondayThursday 11:30am9:00pm 1427 Pine Ridge Road, #105, Naples 11:30am3:00pm; all selections below served with choice of soup or house salad and soft beverage on More Purchase!One per table. Not to be used on lunch specials or happy hour or other offers. Expires 4/30/17. Open MondaySaturday for Lunch & Dinner600 Neapolitan Way, Naples, FL 34103Come Enjoy Our Tropical Island Oasis in the Heart of Paradise! PRIME RIB SPECIAL $21.95 HAPPY HOUR ALL DAY! $3 MARGARITA PATES PRIME NY SIRLOIN $21.95 THE DISHThe Dish: Nutty Cup o Joe Sundae The Price: $7.20 for a single scoop The Place: Royal Scoop 829 Vanderbilt Beach Road The Menu: www.royalscoop.com The Details: Is there a better way to prepare for a beach getaway than with ice cream? I dont think so. We made a stop at Royal Scoop after school recently just because we could and I blew my pre-cruise diet with a gorgeous sundae made with coffee and pecan ice cream, chocolate sauce, crushed chocolate cookies, cinnamon coffee powder and whipped cream. I did stop myself halfway through (why totally ruin my progress?), just in time to see my son deep-dive into his scoop of Superman ice cream and emerge covered in a fine layer of blue vanilla. Lovely. Lindsey Nesmith email@example.com PAST REPASTSHere are some capsule summaries of previous restaurant reviews: C Level Bistro & Wine Bar, 4450 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs; 221-7046 The menu mixes modern twists with some Old World classics. Think steak au poivre and crepes Suzette, but factor in microgreens and nasturtium garnishes. Start with the C Level sampler trio of zesty ceviche, lush and airy pat and spinachartichoke spread thats less heavy than most versions. C Level offers a fair amount of lighter seafood options, but its hard to pass up perfectly cooked herb-crusted rack of lamb and classic tournedos Rossini, twin filets of tender beef topped with thin slices of pat de foie gras and draped in Prigourdine sauce, a silky demi-glace sauce enriched with truffles. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed July 2016 Fernandez the BullMidtown, 3375 Pine Ridge Road, Naples; 653-9097 For 25-plus years, the first Fernandez the Bull has existed in various locations. Now a chic-looking sibling on Pine Ridge Road offers with indoor and outdoor seating, a full bar and a terrific staff. Start with a wellchilled and minty guava mojito. Savor some beef empanadas or crisp fried calamari, then move on to an entre like the chicken with mojo and garlic sauce or shrimp and mussels in white wine and tomato sauce. Sides of moros (rice and black beans), fried yucca or fried plantains are all great choices. For dessert, we loved the guava mango mousse cheesecake. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed November 2015 Figs Grille, 25987 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; 390-1700 Those whove only experienced calamari battered and fried might find Figs grilled version a happy revelation: long tender tubes of squid are charred just enough to appeal to the eye and the taste buds, then marinated in olive oil, garlic and fresh herbs. Fried shrimp are lightly breaded and garnished with delicious figs, mandarin orange-red onion relish and soy ginger glaze. Fig chutney and port wine sauce give roasted duck a fruity flourish. A lightly sweet anisette-tinged beurre blanc proved a heavenly pairing for miso-marinated black cod, served with unexpected sides of spinach sauted with tomatoes and white beans and a crusty Parmesan-angel hair pasta cake. House-made desserts are worth the calories. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed October 2015 Mediterrano, 336 13th Ave. S., Naples; 261-7498 The friendly owner greets and seats you at this lovely little restaurant filled with soothing aquamarine hues that bring to mind the beauty of the Mediterranean waters. Warm pita triangles come with balsamic reduction, sundried tomato butter and olive oil as a starter. An appetizer of grilled octopus with baby spinach, preserved lemon, roasted garlic cloves, heirloom tomatoes and smoked paprika was smoky and delicious. Lamb keftedes and falafel was a classic pairing that Id recommend two share. The cioppino was bountiful, full of sea bass, mussels, shrimp and clams in a roasted Roma tomato sauce. The star of the meal, Mediterranean sea bass arrived in a bamboo steamer filled with Moroccan spices, lavender, golden raisins and pomegranate seeds. A limoncello parfait proved a refreshing finish. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed May 2016 The Local, 5323 Airport-Pulling Road, Naples; 596-3276 The name of this restaurant run by chef/owner Jeff Mitchell aptly describes its mission: to serve as much farmand sea-to-table food as can be procured locally and to present it creatively, in a unfussy setting by a friendly and accommodating staff. Start with the Pine Island clams in red curry (if available). The sauce is good enough to drink on its own. Pan-seared triggerfish was expertly cooked, enhanced by a mango and avocado salsa. Mustardroasted all-natural Joyce Farms free-range chicken breast with mustard breadcrumbs, soft-boiled egg and pecorino sauce was an imaginative way to dress up poultry. We also enjoyed sides of blackened potatoes, sweet potato cake and roasted beets with shallots and sherry vinegar. Dont skip dessert everything is homemade. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed April 2015
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C35 RESERVE YOUR TABLE TODAY FOR A MEMORABLE HOLIDAY! 700 Fifth Avenue South, Naples, Florida 34102 239.659.7008 Visit VerginaRestaurant.com For Full MenuVergina, The Taste Youll Never Forget in a Place Youll Always Remember! COLORADO RACK OF LAMB Roasted Rosemary Rack in a Cabernet Demi Glaze, Cut into Lollipops, Served over Goat Cheese Whipped Potatoes and Asparagus Spears. $45 BAKED HAM With Honey Mustard Glaze, Served with Sweet Potato Gratin and Fresh Spring Vegetable Medley. $28 WE WILL BE ALSO SERVING OUR REGULAR DINNER MENU. CUISINE REVIEWPublic House takes noise equals energy to new levelsIve long been a fan of Michael Hernandezs restaurants, enjoying meals at Bistro 821, Zoes, HobNob Kitchen & Bar and MidTown Kitchen & Bar, to name just a few. So I was looking forward to trying out his newest venture, Public House, which opened in January at Immokalee and Goodlette-Frank roads. The food has a fanciful flair similar to that of HobNob and MidTown no doubt the work of Executive Chef Tony Biagetti and there are inventive cocktails as well as craft beer. But the atmosphere is a departure from Mr. Hernandezs other establishments. Although MidTown has an industrial feel and a higher-than-average noise level, it also has a stylishness about it, whereas Public House feels more like a New York City warehouse. The floors and some walls sport distressed wood. The ceilings are industrial, as are most of the lights except the ones on which the shades are made of recycled burlap coffee bags. Its divided into three sections, with dining areas on either side of a very large bar. We sat in a booth in the dining area nearest the entrance on the half wall that separates it from the bar. It didnt feel like there a division, however, as the happy hour crowd was feeling no pain and was so loud we had to lean over the table to talk. It took our server about 10 minutes to get to us but once he did, he was fairly consistent in attending to us. There is a decent wine list as well as creative cocktails. The Cool Cucumber ($8) was precisely that: a refreshing blend of Pearl cucumber vodka, lime juice, simple syrup and fresh cucumber. We munched small corn muffins and fresh butter w hile perusing the menu thats divided into Bites and Snacks, Little Plates, Soups and Salads, Large Plates and Sides. Mushroom flatbread ($14) from the Little Plates was a great starter. The crust was thin and crisp, topped with roasted garlic ricotta and fontina cheeses and plenty of mushrooms. It arrived hot and fragrant. A bowl of black bean and sweet potato soup ($10) was hot, bountiful and, owing to the potatoes, possessed a brighter flavor than standard black bean soup. A trio of blackened mahi tostados ($12), also from the Little Plates section of the menu, was ample for an entre. In addition to the fish, which was lightly seasoned, they held roasted tomato and avocado salsa, cowboy caviar and jalapeno lime crema along with crisp strips of onion. While the mix of ingredients was satisfying, the accompaniments were all cold, which rendered the fish cool as well. Warm fish and shells would have improved this one. From the large Plates, a comfort classic: beer and fennel roasted all-natural chicken ($24) with goat cheese polenta, green salad, Dijon mustard and natural jus. It was indeed a large serving: leg, thigh and breast, tender and juicy, the skin lightly crisped. The mix of salad greens was pretty but unremarkable. I found the polenta tucked under the chicken toward the end of the meal when I was too full to eat it. It was packed up with what remained of the chicken. Also packed to take home was most of a side dish of vegetable and potato sofrito ($6), a mix of veggies and potatoes in a zesty sauce dominated by tomatoes. We finished with the warm chocolate chip skillet ($9), a mini-skillet-sized cookie (small pan but large cookie) topped with vanilla ice cream and chocolate and caramel sauce. This one was way too sweet for me, but those who like this sort of thing are apt to be very happy with it. While the food was generally good, this seems more like a place to drink and party than one where you go for a meal and substantive conversation. I understand that a certain noise level adds to a places buzz, its energy a tactic that research has shown causes people to eat and drink more and do it more quickly while also giving them the sensation of being at a happening kind of establishment. But when its so loud that people have to shout at one another to converse and that conversation carries from the bar to the dining room so those attempting to eat and talk have to raise their voices as well, we have passed from lively to excessive. The noise did succeed in making my companion and I eat more quickly but only because it began to feel like an endurance test and we wanted to escape. Add to that the fact that wed been seated in the one booth that faces the glass entrance doors through which the sun glared so brightly as it set it all but blinded us. About midway through the meal, we had to shade our eyes to talk to our server. He didnt comment on our discomfort or offer to relocate us, despite the fact there was plenty of room in the dining area. Public House has been open long enough for the staff to know that this happens and to avoid seating anyone there during sunset or they should install some sort of shade on the doors to block the sun. Im all for casual dining, for places that allow us to shake off the pressures of work and life. But perhaps theres a line to be drawn so that one does not feel assaulted while simply trying to eat, drink and be merry without having to shout to be heard. karenFELDMANcuisine@floridaweekly.com Public House, Creekside Corners>> Hours: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday-Saturday >> Reservations: Large parties only >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: Appetizers/small plates, $7-$15; large plates, $16-$28 >> Beverages: Full bar >> Seating: Conventional tables, booths, high tops, at the bar and tables on covered patio >> Specialties of the house: Eclectic >> Volume: Very loud >> Parking: Free lot >> Website: www.publichouseofnaples.comRatings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: 1514 Immokalee Road, Naples; 232-2551SuperbNoteworthyGoodFairPoor KAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLYAll natural roasted chicken is an ultimate comfort food and one that Public House does well. Need something sweet? Try the warm chocolate chip (cookie) skillet with ice cream and two sauces. Black bean and sweet potato soup comes in a cup or the larger bowl portion.
If the clubhouse is the social and recreational centerpiece of a community then Kalea Bays will surely be one of the busiest places in the gated, luxury residential high-rise community located on Vanderbilt Drive in North Naples. There are several reasons buyers have decided to purchase at Kalea Bay, said Inga Lodge, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Kalea Bay. The first is the beautifully designed three-bedroom plus den/threeand-a-half-bath and four-bedroom/four-bath tower residences with Gulf views. The other is our spectacular community clubhouse. Not only will it be a dramatic sight as residents and visitors drive into the community, but it will also be the envy of every community in the Naples area. Kalea Bays 88,000-square-foot clubhouse is located on the north side of the large lake at the communitys entrance. The clubhouse, which is currently under construction, will feature three individual pools, including a resort pool, an adults-only pool and a childrens pool, plus an expansive pool deck, an open air bar, an indoor/ outdoor restaurant, a snack bar, an Internet caf, a gifts and sundries shop, and a state-ofthe-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 Lodge. Expansive sun decks with lounge chairs and native, tropical plants separate each of the three pools for the ultimate in privacy. If basking in the sun or taking a refreshing dip in the pool isnt on a residents schedule, perhaps meeting friends for lunch, dinner or drinks is. 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, stated Lodge. This is what living in Florida is supposed to be. Just a short walk from the clubhouse will be the tennis pavilion with six lighted Har-Tru tennis courts. Nearby are 24 guest suites to accommodate overnight guests and family members. Having that number of guest suites is unusual for a luxury high-rise community, but its an amenity many of our residents are excited about especially when they have extended family visiting, said Lodge. Rather than putting their guests up in hotels throughout the Naples and Bonita Springs area, they can vacation within the community. Its a real convenience. There will also be a shuttle service, originating from the clubhouse, to the beach. Construction on the clubhouse is slated for completion in the fall and will coincide with the anticipated November completion of the first residential tower, which is nearly 90 percent sold. The approaching sellout of Tower 1 and the overwhelming response from our buyers prompted us to recently release Tower 2 earlier this year, said Lodge. As of early April, the number of residences already reserved in our second tower exceeds the $40 million mark. The new 22-story tower, with 120 residences, will have 20 floors of residences over two floors of parking. The incredibly designed residences offer views of the Gulf of Mexico and pristine nature preserve. Residences 1 and 6 are 3-bedroom plus den/3.5 bath plans with 3,704 total square feet. Residences 2 and 5, with 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, have 3,791 total square feet. Residences 3 and 4 are 4-bedroom/4.5-bath plans also with 3,791 total square feet. Residents will revel in Gulf views, open floor plans, a private elevator leading directly into their residence and wood floors throughout, said Lodge. 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 Lodge. 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, Lodge 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 Lodge. High-tech wiring and fully equipped laundry rooms round out the list of features, she noted. Dramatic Gulf views are available to every homeowner, no matter which floor they live on as the towers amenities are located on the rooftop including the sky lounge, a dramatic pool and the open-air fitness center. Prices at Kalea Bay begin at $1.3 million in Tower 1 and $1.4 million in Tower 2. For more information regarding Kalea Bay visit the on-site sales center. Due to bridge closings in the North Naples area, take US 41 to Wiggins Pass Road, then right on Vanderbilt Drive, two-tenths of a mile. Additional information is available by calling (239) 793-0110 or online at KaleaBay.com. Kalea Bays amenities popular Tower 2 released for sale WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017SPONSORED CONTENT YOUR GUIDE TO NEW HOME COMMUNITIES IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA Above: Kalea Bays 88,000-square-foot clubhouse (in foreground) will be completed around November, the same time as the communitys first tower (in background). The Bistro is the ideal place for Kalea Bay residents to enjoy a snack. 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Luxury estate homes in Mediterras Caminetto neighborhood inspired by natureNature provides the inspired background for life at Caminetto, a boutique neighborhood of only 15 homes in Mediterra, Naples premier golf and beach club and 10-time Community of the Year. Designed by London Bay Homes, Caminettos luxury single-family estate homes enhance the natural connection with views of nature preserves and fountained lakes, spacious outdoor areas, and secret retreats that feed the mind, body and soul. Offering three initial floor plans, London Bay Homes oneand two-story homes in Caminetto offer generously sized designsfrom 3,500 to 5,000 square feet of living spaceflowing to outdoor destinations, including covered alfresco living and dining areas, fire pits and intimate garden spots. London Bay Homes brand promise of Private Label Living ensure each home reflects a commitment to ensuring the highest quality, attention to detail, and a refined process honed by decades of expertise, comprehensive knowledge of building sciences and new technologies, and industry-setting standards. The home designs are enhanced by three choices of architectural styles, including transitional interpretations of Mediterranean and coastal regions. Two model homes are now under construction with a third slated to begin this spring. Master suites in the Carmela and Sonoma models are elevated to sanctuaries, enjoying the unfolding beauty of nature and lakes, and featuring the option of an outdoor shower or yoga gardenideal for morning sun salutations or unwinding before bedtime. Outdoor areas include beckoning custom pools and spas, water and fire features and fully equipped outdoor kitchens. Butlers bars, wet bars, formal or inkitchen dining areas, gourmet kitchens and open great room floor plans complement any entertaining style. Restful master suites and spa-like baths enhance everyday life. The homes also offer a two-car garage, along with a detached one-car garage. The Carmela features three bedrooms, a formal dining room, study and a secluded yoga garden accessible from the bathroom. It has three full baths, a powder room and 3,835 square feet of living space. The home is priced at $2,850,000 and will be completed in May. The four-bedroom, fourand onehalf bath Sonoma offers 4,421 square feet of living space within two floors. It also features a bonus room set within zero-corner sliding doors opening to the wraparound outdoor living area, a second-floor lounge, and an alfresco garden shower accessible from the master bath. The Sonoma also offers the option of an elevator. The home will be completed this fall and is priced at $4,295,000. Caminetto is just a leisurely stroll to the Parterre Gardena peaceful sanctuary in Mediterras Garden Neighborhood where fountained lake views, water features and meandering paths are waiting to be explored. The communitys Tom Faziodesigned championship golf courses are also nestled along nature preserves, conservation areas and lakes. With Mediterras membership waiting list now spanning nearly a year, London Bay Homes is offering an exclusive opportunity for new homebuyers to purchase a golf membership now. For more information about Caminetto, visit www.MediterraNaples.com, call 239-298-7605, or visit Mediterra, located on Livingston Road, two miles north of Immokalee Road and west of I-75. Above and left: London Bay Homes Sonoma model in Caminetto at Mediterra will offer four bedrooms, a bonus room, a garden shower accessible from the master bath, and a second-floor lounge with a wet bar and wine refrigerator. Below: A second model in Caminettothe 3,835-square-foot Carmela will offer exquisite alfresco features, including a fire table, infinity-edge pool and spa and covered living and dining areas. 2 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
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4 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYMade in the shade with AQUA marina cabanasBuyers attracted to AQUAs waterfront lifestyleAQUA at Pelican Isle, the boutique luxury condominium community adjacent to Wiggins Pass in North Naples, enjoys its picturesque, relaxing waterfront location, warm tropical climate and balmy Gulf of Mexico breezes. AQUA takes advantage of its waterfront location and outfitted its marina front poolscape with private Marina Cabanas (available for purchase to homeowners only). The Marina Cabanas are designed for those buyers who desire an extra indulgence of shade or sunshine, nearby living area with comfortable seating, air conditioning, wet bar with refrigerators and microwaves, and a full bath. The cabana lifestyle allows you to grill a steak or your catch of the day on a private built in gas grill, eat ceviche and sip on a mojito, or kick back for a deep tissue massage that can be arranged by the concierge, all with the view of the water, yacht basin and pool. Enjoy the outdoors with the comforts of the indoors. Throw a pool party, celebrate a special occasion in privacy or enjoy a spa treatment with Gulf breezes blowing in your hair, these marina front Cabanas are the perfect way to spend a day. Stay entertained and connected with Cable TV, Wi-Fi, phone and data access. With these luxurious AQUA Marina Cabanas, you and your guests have it made in the shade. Additionally, AQUA offers open air canvas covered Cabanas along the outdoor terrace and pool area that all AQUA residents can enjoy. AQUA also offers to residents-only, a select few interior Guest Cottages for purchase. These Guest Cottages are located along the lobby and amenity level, either overlooking the pool or the putting green. These cottages can function as an out of the home office, studio, personal game room, exercise room and more. AQUAs Tower II is home to 32 luxurious waterfront residences showcasing contemporary, artisan design. The floor plans are open and extremely spacious ranging from over 3,900 to just under 4,200 square feet, with 3 bedrooms, 3 and a half baths. Design features include high ceilings, gourmet kitchens with Wolf ovens and five-burner gas cooktops, Sub-Zero refrigerators and wine coolers, Miele dishwashers, Franke sinks, Hansgrohe faucets and premium-quality finishes throughout including paint, trim, quartz, granite and marble countertops, luxurious carpet, wood and marble flooring, sunlit back-to-front living areas, spacious master bedroom suites, lavish sunlit master bathrooms with water views, generous closet space and more. The truly exquisite penthouse suite offers more than 6,500 square feet interior living area, also featuring a grand terrace and private balconies that total over 2700 square feet of outdoor living area spanning across the entire residence maximizing both sunrise and sunset views. Located in beautiful Naples, Florida, AQUA combines a waterfront lifestyle with Wiggins Bay and the Gulf of Mexico right outside the front door and downtown Naples and its top-rated beaches a short drive away. Those seeking a more refined lifestyleone where quiet sophistication, luxury and the water interact on a daily basisshould act now on the few remaining residences in 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 in AQUAs Tower II and discover why it is Paradise Coasts chosen address! Sales for AQUA Tower II have reached 75% with Naples-based PACT Realty serving as the exclusive listing agent. For further information about the select opportunities at AQUA, please call 239-591-2727, visit online at www.aquanaples.com or stop by the information center located at Wiggins Pass Road, 13675 Vanderbilt Drive, Naples, Florida 34110. Three new models are also underway. 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. yy The Cabanas and marina at Aqua.
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Naples Reserves lifestyle attracts homebuyers of all agesNaples Reserves sought-after location, casually awesome lifestyle and variety of home designs appeal to all from snowbirds and the newly retired, to families and young professionals. Hailing from New Jersey, and most recently from Connecticut, Adam and Allison Recla both in their early 40s had vacationed in Marco Island for years. Last year, the irresistible appeal of Southwest Floridas climate beckoned them to a more permanent arrangement. They moved into their Naples Reserve home just two days before Christmas. We didnt like winter! said Allison. The couples 14-year-old son and two daughters, ages 11 and 8, were up for the move south as well. They looked forward to enjoying family time in their pool year-round. Living near the beach was also priority for us, said Adam. At Naples Reserve, the homes and Island Club have the coastal architecture we love. Combine that with a landscape filled with lakes and palm trees and it feels like living on a tropical resort! After they discovered Naples Reserve, it didnt take long to find their home in the Egret Landing neighborhood. We saw a beautiful, coastal-look, move-in-ready home that fit our family, said Allison. We chose the Ischia by Ashton Woods because we liked its elevation and metal roof, plus its modern finishes and quality. They also liked the homes four bedrooms, and the office was attractive as well since Adam is able to work from home. Its a great respite to enjoy the community, he said. And refreshing to step out into paradise. Sailing and kayaking in Eagle Lake has become a favorite pastime for their kids, and Allison and Adam use the fitness center regularly theyve even taken Tango and Zumba classes. Our family enjoys biking around the community on the wide and beautifully landscaped sidewalk, said Adam. Everyone has been great here its a happy and friendly community, said Allison. Felipe and Cristina Duran, both 37, moved to Naples Reserve last spring after the company Felipe currently works for was expanding its presence. When they started their new home search, Naples Reserve stood out among the other communities in several categories. Naturally, they were attracted to the communitys resort-style amenities. The look and feel of the community really appealed to us, said Cristina. She added the lot sizes and affordable and comprehensive HOA fees were icing on the cake. The Durans found their Naples Reserve home in the neighborhood of Savannah Lakes: the three-bedroom, threeand a half-bath Patmos by Ashton Woods. We really liked the quality of construction, as well as the size of the bedrooms and other living areas compared to the other communities we visited, said Felipe. We chose the Patmos because of its open design and its great lake views. With 2,542 square feet of living space and an expansive lanai, there is plenty of room for the couple to relax with their dogs. They are also looking forward to the dog parks, Paws Awhile and Walk & Wag, with the first one opening later this spring. The Durans find themselves regularly taking advantage of the Island Clubs fitness center and pool. We also enjoy our weekly Fire Pit Fridays! said Cristina. Naples Reserve now offers 17 fully decorated model homes open for viewing, including attached villas, singlefamily and custom estate homes. 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 for homebuyers along 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. Cristina and Felipe Duran Above: Naples Reserve Island Club. Left: Ryan, Elizabeth, Annabell, Allison and Adam Recla. Cristina and Feli p e Duran 6 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
WHAT WE ARENT BUILDING IS AS IMPORTANT AS WHAT WE ARE. First, we drew a circle around the land we wouldnt touch. The open prairie. The wetlands. The pine forests. The homes of hawks and panthers, herons and bass. The places where youll run, walk, bike, think, exhale. On what was left, we planned a town. But not just any town. A town where neighbors sustain each other and the suns energy sustains us all. A town where you can have a connected life. A purposeful life. An engaged life. Broker participation is welcome. Prices, plans, specications and community design are subject to change. Oral representations cannot be relied upon as correctly stating the representations of the developer. For correct information regarding Babcock Ranch, interested par ties should refer to written materials provided by the developer, legislative acts related to Babcock Ranch and the covenants and restrictions of the Babcock Ranch Residential Association, Inc. The information provided above is not intended to be an oering and should be considered as infor mational only. A better lifeBABCOCKRANCH.COM 888-979-7220
Seaglass on schedule for completion in 14 monthsWith concrete now being poured for the buildings 16th floor, The Ronto Group announced its 26-floor, 120-unit Seaglass high-rise tower within Bonita Bay is on schedule for completion in14 months. Constructed at pricing relatively the same as older resale residences, Seaglass offers new open-concept floor plans with tall ceilings that take advantage of spectacular mangr ove, water, and sunset views. Now more than 50% sold, Seaglass offers fully-completed, ready-for-occupancy residences with designer-selected premium finishes. Each residence will come with two protected access under-building parking spaces. Private enclosed twocar garages will be available. Opportunities for future Seaglass residents to customize their residences are becoming progressively limited. Ronto is making a special opportunity available to purchasers of tower 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 luxurious 6,200 square foot residence with scintillating views of the Gulf of Mexico. The expanded residence will come with four protected access underbuilding parking spaces. The 2003 and 2004 residences are individually priced at $1,855,000 and at $3,710,000 in the combined unit configuration. Rontos Finishing Touches Program allows future residents to select designer-specified finishes for their new homes flooring, cabinetry, countertops, door hardware, plumbing fixtures, and paint colors. A fully outfitted kitchen featuring the finishes and Thermador appliances available at the luxurious high-rise tower is included at the Seaglass Design Studio and Sales Center within Bonita Bay, 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. To take full advantage of the Finishing Touches Program, prospective homebuyers are encouraged to make their buying decisions and finish selections promptly. Future residents may also specify finishes from other sources. A choice selection of tower residences remains available at Seaglass. Three luxurious great room floor plans ranging from 3,353 to 3,946 total square feet are priced from just over $1 million. The spacious 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. Tenfoot ceiling heights are included per plan. Three furnished tower residence models featuring the finishes on display at the Seaglass Design Studio will be available for viewing upon completion of construction. One tower 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 $2,185,000. The 301-306 tower residences enhance the Seaglass indoor/outdoor living experience even further. While the tower residences on floors four through nineteen include three terraces with a total of 525 square feet, the 301-306 residences offer extended terraces that are wrapped by planters and include 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 301306 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. Seaglass is situated just 600 feet from Estero Bay, making it one of the closest to the waters edge of the high-rises currently under construction on Southwest Floridas Gulf coast. The Seaglass towers second floor will include a news caf and connect to a spectacular, awardwinning amenity complex. An expansive array of amenities already in place includes a theater, guest suites, card and club rooms, a fully-equipped fitness facility that features mens and womens spas with steam and massage rooms, a large resort-style walk-in pool and spa, and a deck with a covered and screened cabana that includes a bar and grill. A variety of membership opportunities in the Bonita Bay Club are available to Seaglass residents. Recognized as one of the ten healthiest clubs in America by Prevo Health Solutions, Bonita Bays amenities range from a completed 60,000 square feet Lifestyle Center, to five championship golf courses, 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 Fitness Center, a 9,000 square feet spa and salon, and the WAVE Caf that serves healthy fast food. The Bonita Bay Clubs golf operation is legendary. Three on-property Bonita Bay West courses were designed by Arthur Hills to preserve and enhance the natural features of the land. Two Tom Fazio designed courses at the nearby Bonita Bay Club Naples provide a pure golf experience on over 1,000 acres that includes preserved wetlands but no residential development. Visit the Seaglass Design Studio and Sales Center from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and Sundays from noon to 5:00 p.m. Visit Seaglass online at www.seaglassatbonitabay.com. Above: The award-winning Ronto Group announced that construction of its 26-floor, 120-unit Seaglass high-rise tower within the Bonita Bay community is on schedule for completion just 14 months from now. Left: Every Seaglass residence offers multiple outdoor spaces that include a gas grill. Seaglass is situated just 600 feet from Estero Bay, making it one of the closest to the waters edge of the high-rises currently under construction on Southwest Floridas Gulf coast. Below: Seaglass offers a level of finish and customization rarely found in highrise offerings in Southwest Florida. Lightfilled floor plans with tall windows offer spectacular views. A A a 1 t f L m g E t u G f r f s 8 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
You have golf friends. And beach friends. AND A CLUB FOR BOTH. A London Bay Homes Community 239-298-7600 LifeAtMediterra.comNOW SHOWCASING 8 LUXURY MODEL HOMES Villas from $1 Million and Estate Homes from $3 Million Mediterra Sales Center 15836 Savona Way, Naples, FL 34110 Located on Livingston Road, approximately 2 miles north of Immokalee Road 4 Beds, 5 Baths, 4,285 A/C Sq. Ft. $3,125,625THE ISABELLA TWO-STORY 3 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,810 A/C Sq. Ft. $1,330,000THE ANGELICA 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,402 A/C Sq. Ft. $2,756,700THE CAPRIANO Thats what it means to live at Mediterra to have it all without compromise. Your own private beach club just minutes away from the internationally acclaimed Club at Mediterra, where 36 holes of Tom Fazio-designed golf complement an array of luxurious details. Its no wonder that Mediterra has been named Community of the Year in Naples 10 times. But, the opportunities to own are running short. Visit us at the Mediterra sales center, open daily, or call to schedule a private showing.Copyright 2017. CBC057242 London Bay Homes. Pricing, features, specifications, products and availability are subject to change without notice. See a sales associate for complete and current information. 4 Beds, 4 Baths, 4,493 A/C Sq. Ft. $3,675,000THE CAPRIANO / NEWLY ARRIVED ANNOUNCING MEDITERRAS NEWEST LUXURY NEIGHBORHOOD CAMINETTO GRAND OPENING TOUR MODELS TODAYStunningly Appointed Single-Family 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 10 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
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Talis Parks April Luxury Home Tour this weekendKitson & Partners Talis Park community is holding its April Luxury Home Tour tomorrow and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 3:00 p.m. Ten luxurious residences are being presented, including furnished Showcase Estates by Gulfshore Homes, Sunwest Homes, and McGarvey Custom Homes, single-family homes by Frizone, Sunwest Homes, and Harbourside Custom Homes, a single-family villa by Distinctive Communities, a resort-style coach home by FrontDoor Communities, and penthousestyle condominium and Terrace Homes by WCI Communities. Priced at $4,849,000, Gulfshores Dorado estate in Talis Parks Prato neighborhood 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 great room that opens to a covered terrace and outdoor living area with a conversation and dining area, summer kitchen, and a pool and spa. The great room flows into a dining area and a double-island gourmet kitchen. The openconcept floor plan includes a study, four bedrooms, and a four-car garage. Sunwests two-story Grand Santa Barbara estate in Prato includes 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 outdoor living area with a summer kitchen and dining space, a pool bath, and a 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. The furnished model is priced at $4,495,000. McGarveys two-story Astaire estate in Prato encompasses 11,110 square feet with 6,820 square feet under air. The floor plan includes an elegant foyer and living room, a formal dining room, a grand room with a wet bar, an island kitchen, four bedrooms, including a first floor master suite that features a bath with a private garden and outdoor shower, a second floor VIP suite, flex room, wet bar, and covered terrace, an outdoor living area with a kitchen, island bar, fireplace, pool and spa, and two two-car garages. The Astaire is priced at $4,695,900. Frizones 5,847 square feet, two-story Villa Ferrari residence priced at $3,990,000 is on display in Talis Parks Fairgrove neighborhood. The four-bedroom, fiveand-a-half bath Villa Ferrari great room plan includes a double-island kitchen, formal dining room, wet bar, and an upstairs game room and lounge that opens to a covered terrace overlooking a massive outdoor living area. Distinctive Communities Berolina residence is situated in Talis Parks Watercourse neighborhood. Watercourse is an enclave of 29 detached luxury villas built by Artisan Associates ranging from 2,530 to 3,638 square feet. Priced at $1,485,000, the 3,000 square feet three-bedroom, three-and-a-half bath Berolina is finished with over $100,000 in upgrades. Gray oak wood floors throughout the first level blend with two-toned, off-white kitchen cabinetry. A natural gas outdoor kitchen, an electronic screen for the lanai, and an over-sized spa offer a luxurious place to relax. Furnished single-family and resortstyle coach homes are being presented in the Corsica neighborhood. Priced at $2,495,000, Sunwests 3,950 square foot two-story Grand Santa Barbara model combines traditional elements with contemporary lines. The great room plan includes three first floor bedrooms and an island kitchen and dining area. The great room and dining area open to a covered outdoor area with a bar, summer kitchen, pool and spa. Upstairs, the plan offers a bonus room with a full bath, a covered terrace, and a sundeck. Harboursides two-st ory, 3,672 square feet Villa Adriana II model showcases a great room, island kitchen, and dining area that open to the outdoors, a master suite, two guest bedrooms, and a study with wood flooring. The kitchen features a wine bar, KitchenAid appliances, granite countertops, and a walk-in pantry. Upstairs offers a fourth bedroom or second study, and a bonus room that opens to a covered balcony. The outdoor living area features a kitchen, fireplace, and a pool and spa with a screened colonnade. The plan includes a three-car garage. FrontDoor Communities previously sold 3,382 square feet Sienna second floor coach home model in Corsica includes a foyer with a 20-foot ceiling, an elegant staircase, and a private elevator, a study or loft, a great room, dining area and wet bar, an island kitchen, three bedrooms, and three-and-a-half baths. The great room, dining area, and owners suite open to a 527 square feet covered lanai. Unfurnished coach homes priced from the $700s are available for immediate move-in. A furnished penthouse-style condominium model is being featured in WCI Communities Carrara neighborhood. Priced from the $700s, each Carrara residence includes a private elevator lobby, a great room, island kitchen, an on the view owners suite, two guest ensuites, a library/ media room, a powder bath, and secured ground level parking. The penthouse-style residences offer more than 2,900 square feet and feature wrap-around loggias. WCI is debuting its Viansa Terrace Home model during the Home Tour and is accepting contracts for Terrace Homes within the first two of eight three-story mid-rises in the Viansa neighborhood. Offering 2,350 square feet of living area, 48 three-bedroom plus den, three-and-ahalf bath Viansa Terrace Homes will feature nature preserve views and a refined home design that balances everyday living with easy al fresco entertaining. Homes in Viansa are priced from the $600s. Interested homebuyers are invited to begin their Talis Park Luxury Home Tour at the communitys Garden House Sales Center at 16980 Livingston Road just north of Immokalee Road. Visit Talis Park at talispark.com. Above: McGarvey Custom Homes two-story Astaire estate encompasses 11,110 square feet with 6,820 square feet under air. A mustsee for Luxury Home Tour visitors, the Astaire model is priced at $4,695,900. FrontDoor Communities previously sold Sienna second floor coach home model is being featured on the Talis Park Luxury Home Tour. Completed Corsica Coach Home residences are available for purchase and immediate occupancy. Right: Priced at $2,495,000 with furnishings, Sunwest Homes 3,950 square foot twostory Grand Santa Barbara in Corsica at Talis Park combines traditional elements with contemporary lines. Ab M G C t H t t 12 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
Island Club with Tiki Bar & Fire Pit Fitness Center Resort-style Pool Latitudes Caf Outrigger Activities Center Two Dog Parks Linear Trail Tennis & Pickleball Courts Private Boat Docks 22 Lakes 17 Decorated Models Remarkably Low HOA FeesATTACHED VILLAS, SINGLE-FAMILY, CUSTOM AND ESTATE HOMES BY: ASHTON WOODS D.R. HORTON FLORIDA LIFESTYLE HOMES KTS HOMES LUNDSTROM DEVELOPMENT MARVIN HOMES MCGARVEY CUSTOM HOMES STOCK SIGNATURE HOMESNaplesReserve.com | 239.732.1414 | 14885 NAPLES RESERVE CIRCLE, NAPLES, FL 34114LOCATED OFF U.S. 41 SOUTH 2 MILES SOUTHEAST OF COLLIER BLVD. INTERSECTION.17 DECORATED MODELS FROM THE HIGH $200s TO OVER $1.5 MILLIONDiscover Why Naples Reserve is
Stocks best 35 models in 12 communities showcasedSaturday & Sunday Noon to 4:00 p.m.For more than 15 years, Stock Development has been the pre-eminent builder of luxury homes throughout Southwest Florida. Saturday and Sunday, Stocks Best will be on display from noon to 4:00 p.m., offering homebuyers an unprecedented number of completed luxury home choices. Thirty-five furnished models and a selection of unfurnished, move-in ready homes are being showcased in Babcock Ranch, Hidden Harbor, Renaissance, Bonita Bay, Quail West, Esplanade Golf & Country Club of Naples, TwinEagles, Pine Ridge Estates, the Moorings, Park Shore, the Isles of Collier Preserve, and Naples Reserve. Stock is featuring four models on lakefront sites in the Lake Timber neighborhood at Babcock Ranch, a new solar powered town 20 minutes east of Fort Myers off Florida State Road 31 just north of the Lee Civic Center in Charlotte County. Stocks Lake Timber plans showcase Babcocks Craftsman, Farmhouse, Coastal Gulf Vernacular, Spanish, and Colonial/West Indies styles. Featured in Babcocks Longleaf Collection, each plan includes a covered front porch that allows the home to live from front to back. Stocks Longleaf Collection residences are built to Florida Green Building Coalition Certification standards and base-priced from the $400s. In Fort Myers, four models and six move-in ready homes base-priced from the $400s are being featured at Hidden Harbor. Two move-in ready residences base-priced from the $700s are open in the Renaissance community. Stocks 4,238 square feet Stella model built by Stock Signature Homes, the luxury homebuilding division of Stock Development, is being showcased in the Bonita Bays Bay Woods neighborhood. The Stella is priced at $2,810,000 and features an interior by Soco Interiors. The plan includes a formal living room with a fireplace, a formal dining room, wet bar, a double-island kitchen and family room, a study, four bedrooms, four-and-a-half baths, and a three-car garage. A screened outdoor living space features a fireplace, a kitchen, and a pool and spa. Three models are being featured at Quail West. Priced at $3,799,990 fullyfurnished, the 4,937 square feet Aqualina estate showcases an interior by Christina Villalonga, Senior Designer at Marc Michaels Interior Design. Stocks 4,238 square feet furnished Stella model in Quail Wests Cortland neighborhood is priced at $2,339,460 and features a classic interior by Soco Interiors Kassie Parisoe. Priced at $2,317,125 with furnishings, Stocks open-concept Normandy II model in Cortland showcases an interior by Clive Daniel Home. Stocks previously sold Windsor III model is open in Salara at the Esplanade Golf & Country Club of Naples on Immokalee Road. Base-priced at $989,990, the 4,155 square feet Windsor III showcases an interior by Vogue Interiors Sheila Corasaniti. The previously sold Glenmore model in Arrezo at Esplanade presents an interior by Soco Interiors. Base-priced at $844,990, the Glenmore offers a 3,591 square feet great room plan with four bedrooms, a study, four-and-a-half baths, a formal dining room and island kitchen, and an outdoor living area with a fireplace, kitchen, pool and spa. Stocks previously sold Windsor II model is open in Lake Estates at TwinEagles. Lake Estates features south or west-facing lakefront home sites 110-feet wide and 150-feet deep. Base-priced at $869,990, the Windsor IIs great room plan presents an interior by Beasley & Henley Interior Designs Senior Designer Kim Grimes. A Windsor III model priced at $2,081,045 with furnishings is scheduled for completion in June. Two unfurnished, move-in ready residences, the Muirfield V priced at $1,334,185 and the Regency Manor priced at $1,498,060, are available in TwinEagles Hedgestone estate neighborhood. A model at 186 North Street Pine Ridge Estates in North Naples is priced at $3,495,000 and features an interior by Vogue Interiors Sheila Corasaniti, IDS. Corasaniti has created a coastal retreat finished in relaxed and soothing colors. The Caribbean architectural style of Stocks model at 3750 Fountainhead Lane in Park Shore includes rich exterior details. The residence was recipient of Park Shores 2017 Beautification Award. Priced at $3,395,000, the 4,189 square feet two-story residence showcases an interior by Clive Daniel Homes Rebekah Errett-Pikosky and Charlie Hansen. Stocks 4,189 square feet residence at 3050 Crayton Road is perfectly suited to a luxurious indoor/outdoor lifestyle. The residence presents an interior by Soco Interiors Senior Designer Meredith Summersgill and is priced at $3,495,000. Stock Signature Homes Magnolia Collection at The Isles of Collier Preserve includes twenty-eight 90-foot home sites with spectacular views. Four floor plans range from 3,578 to 3,972 square feet and are base-priced from $889,990 to $949,990. Stocks Cocoplum model is open for viewing. Base-priced at $899,990, the 3,641 square feet Cocoplum plan includes 1,004 square feet of covered lanai space. The Cocoplum showcases an interior by Soco Interiors Charlotte Horvath. Stocks previously sold Marigold model is also open for viewing. Base-priced at $889,990, the Marigold plan includes 3,578 square feet plus a covered lanai measuring 1,062 square feet. The Marigold features an interior by Vogue Interiors Sheila Corasaniti, IDS. 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 $1,195,100 and features an interior by Vogue Interiors Sheila Corasaniti, IDS while Soco Interiors Daniel Kilgore, ASID and Sirena Gilmore created the interior for the 3,255 square feet Muirfield III also in Parrot Cay and offered at $1,412,060. The Sparrow Cay models include the 2,913 square feet Anastasia priced at $1,041,710 that also features an interior by Socos Daniel Kilgore; the 2,643 square feet Venice priced at $956,750; and the 2,384 square feet Biscayne priced at $906,330. For additional information about the luxury residences by Stock Development on display this weekend, visit stockdevelopment.com. Above: Stock Signature Homes furnished Windsor III model is open for viewing in Salara at the Esplanade Golf & Country Club of Naples on Immokalee Road. The 4,155 square feet Windsor III model showcases an interior by Vogue Interiors Sheila Corasaniti. Right: Stocks furnished model at 186 North Street Pine Ridge Estates in North Naples is priced at $3,495,000 and features an interior by Vogue Interiors Sheila Corasaniti, IDS. Below: The furnished Sebring model in the Lake Timber neighborhood at Babcock Ranch is one of 35 models by Stock Development being showcased Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4:00 p.m. 14 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY
ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, MAKE REFERENCE TO THIS BROCHURE AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY CHAPTER 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. & Exclusive Sales & Marketing by Wilson& 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 on Vanderbilt Drive, between 111th Ave. N. and Wiggins Pass Rd. closed)
16 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYBabcock Ranch is all about the great outdoorsJust a few weeks after officially opening to the public, Founders Square at Babcock Ranch is springing to life. From morning exercise classes to brisk business at the lakefront Table & Tap, the daily buzz of activity in this new town being built by Kitson & Partners in Charlotte County gives the worlds first solar powered town a familiar hometown vibe. The surprising melding of modern technology and timeless hometown charm nestled in expansive natural spaces is a defining characteristic of this innovative new town that will ultimately include 19,500 homes, nearly 50,000 residents and 6 million square feet of commercial space. Babcock residents reap all the benefits and efficiencies of the most advanced, modern technologies. Highspeed fiber-optic keeps them as connected with the outside world as they want to be. But when its time to unplug, nature is just outside the door. Babcock Ranchs expansive amenities celebrate and embrace getting out and engaging the land, nature, wildlife, waterways and great public places within it. This includes both active public community spaces, and places for quiet solitude. Residents, businesses and visitors are outfitted with all they need to actively engage the outdoors and nature. I believe people want ways to connect with nature, to leave everything else behind and recharge, said Syd Kitson, Chairman and CEO of Kitson & Partners. Babcock Ranch is all about the great outdoors. Living in a town with half of its total area dedicated to green space, residents can walk out their door and truly immerse themselves in nature without leaving their neighborhood. Kitson traces his passion for nature to his childhood. When I was very young, my parents didnt allow us to stay inside, Kitson said. We went camping, deep into the woods for weeks at a time and I developed a deep love of the land. I appreciate what it means. I think people intuitively understand that you feel better when you are in the woods or on top of a mountain. I really believe you will live longer and have a better life. Kitson has focused on making Babcock Ranch the kind of town people both want to live inand can afford to live in. The design embraces residential neighborhoods, civic, retail and educational structures, and opportunities to enjoy both the grandeur and subtleties of nature on a daily basis as a cohesive, unified experience rather than as separate, disparate parts. With sustainability woven right into the infrastructure, Babcock Ranch leverages economies of scale to deliver green living at competitive prices. Responsible development started with the land. The Babcock Ranch site plan puts 90% of the new town on previously impacted pasture, farm and rock-mined land. If you peel away the master plan at Babcockwhat you see is all the areas cleared for pastures and farmlands underneath the planned development, nestled among the areas that will remain forested. Use of resources available right on the property is another part of the sustainability story. On-site mining operations provide all of the fill and road aggregate. On-site farming will deliver produce and provide space for community farming plots where residents can grow their own. And sod comes from the community sod farm. To conserve water, Babcock Ranchs landscaping guidelines limit turf coverage to 30% of residential lots and require homeowners to use native, low impact trees and shrubs for 75% of their landscaping. All irrigation throughout the community will use reclaimed or grey water from the onsite water and wastewater utility. Expansive green spaces throughout the community beckon neighbors to connect with nature and with each other. In addition to neighborhood trailheads that will serve as gateways to the network of nature trails, every neighborhood at Babcock Ranch incorporates parks with space for children to play, neighbors to gather, and for gardeners to test their skills. Public lakefronts make the sparkling freshwater lakes accessible for kayaking, paddle boarding and fishing. The opportunities for outdoor adventure at Babcock Ranch extend far beyond the town boundaries. The 50 miles of trails within the towns footprint will eventually connect into the neighboring Babcock Ranch Preserve. Created in 2006 as part of a complex transaction facilitated by Kitson, the 73,000 acre preserve is home to a number of listed species including gopher tortoises, redcockaded woodpeckers and large mammals such as Florida panthers and black bears. Comprised of cypress domes, mesic flatwoods and wet prairies that straddle Telegraph Swamp, the states purchase of the historic ranch secured the final link of an environmental corridor that now links Lake Okeechobee to the Charlotte Harbor Estuary. The economic engine that made the preservation possiblean environmentally friendly new town on the portion of the historic ranch that Kitson retainedtook more than a decade to incubate. Now, as the new town prepares to welcome its first residents, Babcock Ranch is raising the bar for responsible, forward-thinking and sustainable development and creating a new model for the future. I believe the approach we are taking to protect the land while sustaining growth can serve as a model for the rest of the state and the nation in the years to come, Kitson said. If demand is thereothers will follow our lead and Babcock Ranch will prove to be a real game-changer. To learn more about living at the eco-centric, solar powered town being created by Kitson & Partners at Babcock Ranch, visit www.babcockranch.com. Top: A network of trails, bike paths and old ranch roads call residents back to nature. Left: Gear up for outdoor adventure at Curry Creek Outfitters. Above: Neighborhood trail heads invite exploration. g b m s p t r t p t t r i p B r t n i T o p : A network of trails bike p aths and old
ALLURE, the new 32-story condominium to be built by JAXI on the Caloosahatchee River in the Historic Downtown Fort Myers River District, is undoubtedly the best value for luxurious waterfront living on Floridas west coast. Since JAXI was able to purchase the land at an extremely significant discount, with much of the early site work for the development already completed, the developers are passing the savings on to buyers, resulting in prices for beautiful new residences that are almost 25% less than other area waterfront condominiums. 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. With other area condominiums in Bonita Springs, Estero and Naples going for as much as $1.17 million or more for a 3-bedroom residence, ALLUREs pricing for the same size home starts in the low $700s, resulting in a tremendous value for those looking to live the waterfront lifestyle in a tropical urban locale, says ALLURE Sales and Marketing Director Barbara Bengochea-Perez. In addition to the great value and luxurious features and amenities, ALLUREs enviable location puts residents in the middle of all that is delightful about this newly-revitalized, historic, area of Fort Myers. 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, and best of all, its just a short walk or trolley ride away from ALLURE. Arts and culture abound in the River District where the cobblestone-streets are lined with eclectic boutiques and art galleries, historic landmarks and architecture, museums, and even a professional theater. 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 barbecue grills on the rooftop, pickleball by the pool and many other luxury features. Luxurious residence features at ALLURE include porcelain flooring, natural gas ranges, double ovens, and quartz countertops in chef-inspired kitchens. All residences feature private entrance elevators and include covered garage parking with 24-hour controlled access. A variety of thoughtfully-designed, open floor plans priced from the $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. Prices for waterfront residences at ALLUREare up to 25% less than other area condominiums Sales Gallery Now Open! 13oo Hendry St., Fort Myers, FL Open 7 days a week 239-500-JAXI (5294) www.AllureLuxuryCondominiums.com Info@AllureLuxuryCondominiums.com C o n c i e rge Private Theater Fitness, Spa, Sauna Infinity Edge Pool Sculpture Garden High-Speed Internet & WIFI natural gas cooking ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, MAKE REFERENCE TO THIS BROCHURE/ADVERTISING AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. RENDERINGS, SQUARE FOOTAGE AND ROOM DIMENSIONS ARE APPROXIMATE AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. PRICES, SPECIFICATIONS, FEATURES, FINISHES AND AVAILABILITY SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 17
18 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF APRIL 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY The Isles of Collier Preserve by Minto named Community of the YearThe Isles of Collier Preserve in Naples by Minto Communities recently received Collier Building Industry Association (CBIA) 2016 Sand Dollar Awards for Community of the Year, Best Special Event for Residents for the Isles Club Grand Opening, and Best TV commercial. Mintos ultra-luxurious Tamarind Grande model at The Isles of Collier Preserve also won for Best Specialty Feature for its unique guest casitas. The design of The Isles Club was inspired by the charming coastal cottage style of the original Naples Beach Hotel built in 1888 as a 16-room inn. Like the historic hotel, The Isles Club is distinguished by a stylized cupola and large awning-shaded front porch. Overlooking the sparkling Cypress Waterway, The Isles Club includes an array of active lifestyle and wellness amenities. Residents and friends gather here for social functions, swimming in the stunning resortstyle pool, tennis, pickleball and workouts in the state-of-the-art fitness center. A lushly landscaped event courtyard, yoga lawn and kayak launch provide additional opportunities for outdoor recreation. Energy efficient home designs at The Isles of Collier Preserve include a selection of 43 innovative floor plans. Luxury villas, coach homes and single-family homes are priced from the mid $300s to $1 million plus. The community currently presents 16 fully furnished model homes for touring. For a limited time only, buyers will have the opportunity to take advantage of $50,000 in incentives on several movein ready homes including a Pimento single-family home, Dahlia villa home and Oleander Grande coach home. The Pimento single-family home includes a pool and spa with a beautiful water view. It is 2,333 square feet under air, with two bedrooms, den, two-anda half baths and three-car garage and is priced at $823,237. The Dahlia villa home is 1,565 square feet under air with two bedrooms, two baths, den, pool and spa, and two-car garage. It is priced at $516,550. The Oleander Grande threestory coach home is 2,160 square feet under air, and includes two bedrooms, three baths, den, third floor observatory, two-car garage and private elevator. It is priced at $664,890. The Isles of Collier Preserve is located just four miles east of downtown Naples on U.S. 41/Tamiami Trail East. The Discovery Sales Center is open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For information on The Isles of Collier Preserve call 888-707-1251 or visit mintofla.com. Above: The Isles Club, The Isles of Collier Preserve and Pimento interior. ON NAPLES BAY, 5 MINUTES FROM DOWNTOWN AND THE BEACHESLUXURY VILLAS, COACH HOMES & SINGLEFAMILY HOMES FROM THE MID $300s TO OVER $1 MILLION Discover Naples Community of the YearNestled along the scenic Cypress Waterway only 5 minutes from downtown Naples youll nd a waterfront lifestyle that others can only dream of. Where an incredible selection of award-winning Minto homes complements an extraordinary setting for every day adventures and non-stop fun. Simply put, Life is better in The Isles. Come experience it for yourself! ISLES AWAYfrom the ordinary Isles Club Amenities:Classic Old Florida Clubhouse Fitness Center Resort-Style Pool Lap Pool Cabanas Tennis Courts Kayak Launch Event Lawn Pickleball Courts 8 miles of scenic kayak and hiking trails Available membership at adjoining yacht club and marina with deep water access to the Gulf of Mexico For location, hours of operation and further details about our award-winning communities throughout Florida, visit MintoFla.com. GET STARTED ATMintoFla.com5445 Caribe Avenue, Naples, FL 34113 Located on US 41/Tamiami Trail East, just south of Thomasson Drive(888) 707-1251 HURRY FOR LIMITED TIME INCENTIVESAVE UP TO $50,000!* 951 951 Pine Ridge RoadNAPLESNAPLES Gulf of MexicoOF C O LL I ER P RE S E R V E NNaples Bay Davis Boulevard Golden Gate Pkwy. Hamilton Harbor 5th Ave. Dollar Bay Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve *Limited time incentive on select homes, please see a New Home Sales Professional for details. Minto Communities, LLC 2017. Not an offer where prohibited by state statutes. All rights reserved. Content may not be reproduced, copied, altered, distributed, stored or transferred in any form or by any means without express written permission. Artists renderings, dimensions, specifications, prices and features are approximate and subject to change without notice. Minto, the Minto logo, The Isles of Collier Preserve and The Isles of Collier Preserve logo are trademarks of Minto Communities, LLC and/or its affiliates. CGC 1519880. 4/2017
SCHEDULE A SHOWING TODAYExperience the open spaces, elevated ceilings and beautiful design in AQUAs all-new 2017 models. Be amazed by the picturesque views of AQUAs marina (only 6 boat slips remain), Wiggins Bay and Gulf beyond. But with only 8 water view residences available, you must act soon to secure your perfect horizon.ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, M AKE REFERENCE TO THIS BROCHURE AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. PRICES SUB JECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. RESIDENCES all with stunning water views 6 boat slips, 4 waterfront cabanas and 3 cottages remain 13675 Vanderbilt Drive Naples IAQUA-naples.com MOVE IN NOWI Offered from $1.995 million and above exclusively by PACT Realty.CALL FOR AN APPOINTMENT to view the all-new 2017 furnished models today! 239.591.2727 ONLY
LUXURY COASTAL CONTEMPORARY TOWER RESIDENCES FROM JUST OVER $1M Sales Center Open Daily | 26951 Country Club Drive | Bonita Springs | 239.301.4940SeaglassLuxeTower.com Heo unshineHere, the sunlight will come to you. From the rst oor to the penthouses, every view from Seaglass is full of light and beauty. We invite you to experience these breathtaking views for yourself. Nothing else will do. ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS MAKE REFERENCE TO THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN AND THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. Community features, amenities and pricing are approximate and subject to change without notice. The information and materials 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 14 LIMITED TIME FOR RESIDENCE CUSTOMIZING 50 %SOLD OUT OVER
BAY COLONY 8751 La Palma Lane Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 217023356 $3,295,000 QUAIL WEST 6223 Highcroft Drive Christine Jones 239.404.9900 Web ID 217020664 $1,752,000 OLD NAPLES Pergola Villas #1 Heather Hobrock 239.370.3944 Web ID 217020611 $2,095,000 Welcome to this beautifully designed former Stock Developer model. Why wait for your new home in Fiddler's Creek when you can have it all right now. This gorgeous large home was professionally decorated by Soco Interiors with superbly appointed West Indies contemporary style. Capture a world of elegance with a separate formal living and dining room. FIDDLER'S CREEK 3737 Mahogany Bend Drive Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 217022680 $1,845,000 THE MOORINGS Admiralty Point #203 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID JACO032917IHE $1,588,000 1 2 3 41 2 3 4 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM Sotheby's International Realty and the Sotheby's International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity. Property information herein is derived from various sources including, but not limited to, county records and multiple listing services, and may include approximations. All information is deemed accurate and neither suggests nor infers that Premier Sotheby's International Realty participated as either the listing or cooperating agent or broker in the sale or purchase of the properties depicted. Bay Harbor by Fred Wagneri used with permission. YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
Port Royal 3 The Moorings | Coquina Sands 3 Old Naples | Aqualane Shores 4 Park Shore 4 Pelican Bay 5 Bay Colony 5 Pelican Marsh 5 Naples & Surrounds 6 Grey Oaks 7 North Naples 8 Vanderbilt Beach 9 Marco Island 9 Fiddler's Creek 10 Bonita Springs & Surrounds 10 Bonita Bay 11 Sanibel | Captiva | Fort Myers 11Thursday, April 6, 2017COMMUNITY GUIDETABLE OF CONTENTS 20,000 Sotheby's International Realty associates 880 offices worldwide 66 countries and territories globally 40 Premier Sotheby's International Realty locations PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM 3255 Rum Row Linda Richards Malone 239.595.9595 Web ID 216020578 $7,795,000 1100 Galleon Drive Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216070094 $11,900,000 LIVE LIKE A LOCALPage 2From beachfront homes and majestic estates, to cozy cottages and resort-style retreats, allow us to match you with a rental that far exceeds home know what it means to live like a local.239.262.4242 THE VILLAGE | 239.261.6161 4300 Gulf Shore Boulevard North, Suite 100 Naples, FL 34103 BROAD AVENUE | 239.434.2424 390 Broad Avenue South Naples, FL 34102 FIFTH AVENUE | 239.434.8770 500 Fifth Avenue South, Suite 505 Naples, FL 34102 MARCO ISLAND | 239.642.2222 760 North Collier Boulevard, Suite 101 Marco Island, FL 34145 ESTUARY | 239.261.3148 1220 Gordon River Trail Naples, FL 34105 CENTRAL NAPLES | 239.659.0099 4001 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 102 Naples, FL 34103 RENTALS | 239.262.4242 5020 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 120 Naples, FL 34103 VANDERBILT | 239.594.9494 325 Vanderbilt Beach Road Naples, FL 34108 MERCATO SALES CENTER | 239.594.9400 9123 Strada Place, Suite 7125 Naples, FL 34108 BONITA SPRINGS | 239.948.4000 27400 Riverview Center Boulevard, Suite 4 Bonita Springs, FL 34134 SANIBEL | 239.472.2735 2341 Palm Ridge Road Sanibel, FL 33957 CAPTIVA | 239.395.5847 11508 Andy Rosse Lane Captiva, FL 33924 GREY OAKS | 239.262.5557 2400 Grey Oaks Drive North Naples, FL 34105 MYSTIQUE AT PELICAN BAY | 239.598.9900 6885 Pelican Bay Boulevard Naples, FL 341038
Page 3 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM 711 Galleon Drive Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 217011766 $10,900,000 1351 Spyglass Lane Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216063829 $11,900,000 Gramercy #8N Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216056046 $1,850,000 Boulevard Club #603 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216041700 $699,000 Lucerne #602 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216075283 $1,295,000 396 Yucca Road James Bates 239.961.3973 Web ID 216063049 $3,975,000 Via Delno #901 Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216077442 $3,995,000 1099 Spyglass Lane Linda Perry/Judy Perry 239.404.7052 Web ID 216028524 $7,250,000 725 Regatta Road Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216021194 $2,995,000 3001 Rum Row Friley Saucier 239.293.3532 Web ID 216022071 $7,750,000 3255 Rum Row Linda Richards Malone 239.595.9595 Web ID 216020578 $7,795,000 Bordeaux Club #111 Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 Web ID 217023099 $419,000 Somerset #A-102 Ruth Trettis 239.571.6760 Web ID 217022882 $425,000 1060 Galleon Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216053618 $6,250,000 373 Cuddy Court Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID CUDD021017IHE $7,950,000 1501 Ixora Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 215073380 $4,500,000 2080 Gordon Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217017299 $3,995,000 2030 Gordon Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216065282 $3,395,000 1100 Galleon Drive Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216070094 $11,900,000 1300 Murex Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217022281 $3,450,000 Spindrift Club #34 Ryan Nordyke 239.776.9390 Web ID 217003393 $469,000 Spindrift Club #66 Ryan Nordyke 239.776.9390 Web ID 216067123 $664,900 PORT ROYAL THE MOORINGS // COQUINA SANDS Madrid Club #3C James Bates 239.961.3973 Web ID 217011393 $659,000 YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
Page 4340 7th Avenue North Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 217015113 $2,495,000 Colonade #2502 Laurie Zanelli 239.675.9777 Web ID 216067490 $798,000 Villa Ensenada #9 Steve Allison 239.776.8160 Web ID 217009696 $1,685,000 960 on Seventh #104 Heather Hobrock 239.370.3944 Web ID 217009581 $375,000 Olde Naples Villas #2B Jamie Dockweiler 239.216.3753 Web ID 216028550 $675,000 Villas Del Mar #E-1 Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 Web ID 216028580 $1,795,000 Esmeralda on Eighth #101 Paul Gray 239.273.0403 Web ID 215041283 $2,445,000 Park Plaza #500 Susan Barton 239.860.1412 Web ID 217011045 $1,482,000 Surfsedge #1202 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216000480 $699,000 Colony Gardens #301 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216066805 $875,000 La Mer #1200 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217012326 $1,485,000 4790 Whispering Pine Way Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217011755 $2,595,000 205 3rd Avenue North Peter Reppucci 239.595.6500 Web ID 217002741 $4,799,000 Terraces #807 Polly Himmel 239.290.3910 Web ID 216068752 $1,295,000 590 Palm Circle East Deb Welch 239.293.5294 Web ID 215065517 $3,495,000 Orchid Place #2 Ruth Trettis 239.571.6760 Web ID 217007242 $3,295,000 596 6th Avenue North Debron Fowles 239.826.6655 Web ID 216012001 $2,498,000 531 8th Avenue South Linda Piatt 239.269.2322 Web ID 217014475 $3,995,000 2027 5th Street South Marybeth Brooks 239.272.6867 Web ID 2027030617IHE $9,999,999 377 Pirates Bight Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216064951 $4,995,000 737 Willowhead Drive Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 Web ID 217022234 $3,695,900 Aria #901 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216058976 $3,695,000 329 Neapolitan Way Amy Becker/Leah Ritchey 239.272.3229 Web ID 217012696 $6,450,000 Regent #12S Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 215057910 $8,950,000 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM 2180 Sheepshead Drive Debra McInnis 239.776.4946 Web ID 216036772 $3,599,000 OLD NAPLES // AQUALANE SHORES // ROYAL HARBOR Le Rivage #17N Amy Becker/Leah Ritchey 239.272.3229 Web ID 216065041 $6,895,000 PARK SHORE YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
Page 5St. Marissa #2005 Cathy Owen 239.269.3118 Web ID 217023241 $950,000 Toscana #1001 Bernie/Joe Garabed 239.571.2466 Web ID 216073543 $2,225,000 Trieste #1106 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 214024952 $2,695,000 Mansion La Palma #203Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973Web ID 216016653 $1,199,000 Toscana #1203 Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433 Web ID 216063773 $2,150,000 7855 Vizcaya WayBarbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973Web ID 217022238 $3,400,000 Remington #1104 Catherine Bordner 239.560.2921 Web ID 216058185 $5,995,000 9671 Mashie Court Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 216066548 $5,983,000 Seville #1721 Roya Nouhi 239.290.9111 Web ID 216026645 $549,900 Marbella #1004 Susan Barton 239.860.1412 Web ID 217021409 $2,388,000 356 Cromwell Court Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433 Web ID 216073701 $4,995,000 St. Kitts #1803 Melissa McMurray 239.777.5456 Web ID 217006767 $909,900 St. Kitts #301 Amy Atherholt 239.860.2167 Web ID 216057262 $849,900 San Marino #201B Linda Ohler 239.404.6460 Web ID 217006660 $699,000 Dorchester PH B Cynthia Rosa 239.287.6015 Web ID 217022883 $1,825,000 Mystique #701 Urness/Tarkenton 239.598.9900 Web ID 216016741 $6,000,000 9085 Terranova Drive Linda Piatt 239.269.2322 Web ID 216070649 $1,850,000 1405 Via Portono James Bates 239.961.3973 Web ID 217009516 $1,249,000 8687 Purslane Drive Marybeth Brooks 239.272.6867 Web ID 216027113 $1,875,000 9155 Torreno Court Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 216065124 $1,799,000 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM 7012 Rue De Marquis Jane Darling 239.290.3112 Web ID 216058682 $1,775,000 Toscana #1602 Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433 Web ID 216042456 $2,288,000 8838 Ventura Drive Terri Moellers 239.213.7344 Web ID 216008823 $580,000 PELICAN BAY BAY COLONY PELICAN MARSH YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH ESTATES AT BAY COLONY
Page 6 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM7888 Valencia Court Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 216025923 $509,900 Bayfront #3302 Cindy Thompson 239.860.6513 Web ID 216078898 $525,000 4281 1st Avenue SW ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 217006280 $899,000 Lesina #801 Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 216068199 $749,900 2375 Marete Drive Jay Malamphy 239.248.6393 Web ID 216038022 $750,000 107 San Salvador Street Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217010344 $929,000 6960 Sable Ridge Lane Jon Peter Vollmer 239.250.9414 Web ID 217022766 $985,000 8131 Palomino Drive Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 216071929 $385,000 8417 Indian Wells Way Tiger Lassus 239.398.7688 Web ID 217022989 $369,000 8158 Valiant Drive Marybeth Brooks 239.272.6867 Web ID 217006991 $380,000 1729 Camelia Lane Aysim Eserdag 239.404.6891 Web ID 217004552 $399,000 14749 Cranberry Court Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 Web ID 217011055 $409,000 Wellington Place II #2304 Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 216067081 $580,000 Lesina #302 Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 217022947 $559,000 Aversana #1204 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 216055274 $549,000 Lesina #1203 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 216037047 $628,000 127 Muireld Circle Kristin Stroh 239.784.7196 Web ID 216077927 $634,900 6502 Carema Lane Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216063008 $1,279,000 14183 Charthouse Court Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 217005417 $1,189,000 63 Street SW Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 Web ID 217011159 $1,100,000 7619 Palmer Court Cindy Reyf 305.582.2183 Web ID 217003065 $1,495,000 7445 Martinique Terrace Ruth Bethem 239.777.7007 Web ID 217003875 $1,650,000 540 37th Avenue NW Mark Leone 239.784.5686 Web ID 217002802 $419,900 Mariners Cove #A-403 Techrin Hijazi Carbary 239.250.8688 Web ID 217018447 $459,000 9545 Siracusa Court Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217022140 $789,000 Bayfront #3506 Valerie Bee 239.398.3055 Web ID 217022759 $614,900 NAPLES & SURROUNDS8886 Ravello Court Robin/Larry Taylor 239.250.9016 Web ID 217022395 $529,000 7944 Tiger Lily Drive Cindy Reyf 305.582.2183 Web ID 217022652 $1,100,000 YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
Page 7 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM2614 Lermitage Lane Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 Web ID 216068247 $1,199,000 Terra Verde #2394 Jutta V. Lopez/Al Lopez 239.659.5113 Web ID 216078978 $845,000 Traditions #201 Jutta V. Lopez/Al Lopez 239.659.5113 Web ID 216002108 $984,500 2087 Rivoli Court Claudia Vitulich 216.470.5500 Web ID 216078907 $1,390,000 2224 Residence Circle Krista Fraga 239.877.6745 Web ID 216068556 $1,390,000 1932 Cocoplum Way Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 Web ID 217010161 $3,499,000 1260 Gordon River Trail Melissa Williams 239.248.7238 Web ID 217001907 $2,295,000 1829 Plumbago Lane Sonya Shaheen 239.877.2797 Web ID 216006475 $2,100,000 2817 Thistle Way Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 Web ID 216066655 $4,495,000 1857 Plumbago Way Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216020512 $6,295,000 1327 Noble Heron Way Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 Web ID 216058425 $1,650,000 Traditions #101 Sonya Shaheen 239.877.2797 Web ID 216062742 $895,000 2720 Buckthorn Way Jutta V. Lopez/Al Lopez 239.659.5113 Web ID 217002314 $3,100,000 GREY OAKS YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH MODELS OPEN DAILY | 47 unique residences | 239.594.9400 | residencesatmercato.com Sothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity. Home and community information, including pricing, included features, terms, availability and amenities, are subject to change, prior sale or withdrawal at any time without notice or obligation. Drawings, photographs, renderings, video, scale models, square footages, oor plans, elevations, features, colors and sizes are approximate for presentation purposes only and may vary from the homes as built. Home prices refer to the base price of the house and do not include options or premiums, unless otherwise indicated for a specic home. Nothing on our website should be construed as legal, accounting or tax advice. Marketed exclusively by Premier Sothebys International Realty.BE WELL 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. 2017 National Platinum Award "Best Mixed-Use Community" 2017 Winner of Three Parade of Homes' Awards "Overall Excellence in Construction and Design"
Page 8 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM2119 Mission Drive Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 216037231 $699,000 292 Saddlebrook Lane Lynn Applebaum 239.776.5055 Web ID 216074125 $709,000 13423 Pond Apple Drive East Gordie Lazich/Mark Maran 239.777.2033 Web ID 216059007 $1,179,000 3296 Atlantic Circle Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 217003874 $1,025,000 13001 White Violet Drive Joanne MacLeod 239.272.7679 Web ID 216061118 $1,100,000 2947 Mona Lisa Boulevard Lynn Applebaum 239.776.5055 Web ID 216080570 $1,245,000 The Strada #7302 Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web ID 215072872 $1,249,000 3554 Beaufort Court Ann Marie Shimer 239.825.9020 Web ID 217012957 $484,000 Leeward Bay #126 Helen Baker 239.580.9522 Web ID 217022399 $359,900 3520 Grand Cypress Court Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 216058815 $419,000 2010 Laguna Way Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 217022649 $495,000 9097 Siesta Bay Drive Debra Waton 239.293.9057 Web ID 216065676 $525,000 15520 Whitney Lane Laurie Humphreville 239.595.9707 Web ID 217013648 $849,000 4545 Merganser Court Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 216049630 $839,000 12114 Wicklow Lane Susie Culp 239.290.9000 Web ID 216026776 $809,900 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 $919,900 9269 Mercato Way Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web ID 216027429 $1,720,000 Residences I #B-902 Suzanne Ring 239.821.7550 Web ID 217021735 $1,339,000 Residences III #406 Suzanne Ring 239.821.7550 Web ID 216000189 $1,325,000 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 9172 Quartz Lane Bernard Minarcin 239.269.6855 Web ID 216059129 $564,900 8805 Spinner Cove Lane Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216065576 $649,900 8820 Savona Court Cathy/Jim McCormick 239.850.4278 Web ID 216069091 $859,990 3874 Midshore Drive Patrick O'Connor 239.293.9411 Web ID 217016081 $625,000 11914 Heather Woods Court John D'Amelio 239.961.5996 Web ID 216022264 $685,000 Grande Geneva #1202 Gayle Fawkes 239.250.6051 Web ID 217014461 $1,294,000 NORTH NAPLES YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
Page 9 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COMAnchorage #504 Gayle Fawkes 239.250.6051 Web ID 217019476 $465,000 Vanderbilt Gulfside #301 Jane Darling 239.290.3112 Web ID 216062157 $1,150,000 390 Century Drive Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 216046691 $999,900 Royal Marco Point #321 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 215065240 $950,000 Chalet of San Marco #904 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216064250 $995,000 1806 Menorca Court Helga Wetzold 239.821.6905 Web ID 217009678 $1,047,500 Mariner #201 Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 Web ID 216063667 $1,299,995 821 South Bareld Drive Paul Strong 239.404.3280 Web ID 217010304 $455,000 571 South Bareld Drive Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 215021223 $375,000 Sunset House #315 Dave Flowers 239.404.0493 Web ID 216077707 $429,000 311 Hazelcrest Street Lori Holland 239.404.7070 Web ID 217009827 $459,000 Villa Del Mar #301 Vince Colace 239.260.3333 Web ID 216049592 $488,000 Moraya Bay #808 Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.261.6200 Web ID 217000892 $5,495,000 Vanderbilt Lagoon Villas #3 Gayle Fawkes 239.250.6051 Web ID 217012597 $1,495,000 730 Hull Court Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 216051093 $1,850,000 227 Edgewater Court Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 217010176 $1,595,000 Royal Marco Point #628 Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 Web ID 216052501 $1,395,000 866 Elm Court Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 216049116 $2,980,000 1143 Blue Hill Creek Drive Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 217008973 $3,500,000 #402 Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 217022726 $625,000 1255 Bluehill Creek Drive Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 215063733 $575,000 Apollo #607 Robin/Larry Taylor 239.250.9016 Web ID 216060230 $497,000 Royal Marco Point #308 Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 216077528 $699,500 Royal Marco Point PH S Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 215062884 $899,000 Le Dauphin #104 Ryan Batey 239.287.9159 Web ID 217022373 $1,999,000 Royal Marco Point PH M Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 217021796 $989,000 421 Elk Circle Cullen Shaughnessy 239.248.3978 Web ID 217022829 $899,000 350 Seabreeze Drive Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 Web ID 217008191 $4,499,900 VANDERBILT BEACH MARCO ISLAND YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
Page 10 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COMMontreux #4-101 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216062503 $439,000 Varenna #202 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217013137 $375,000 Cherry Oaks #202 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 215058103 $380,000 Cascada #202 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216015042 $449,000 Serena #3-201 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216075956 $449,900 9110 Hollow Pine Drive Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 216020430 $949,000 22030 Longleaf Trail Drive Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 216072678 $549,000 14680 Meravi Drive Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 Web ID 216079530 $649,000 243 6th Street West Fern Ritacca 239.405.6210 Web ID 216080910 $1,100,000 24931 Pennyroyal Drive Umscheid/Coburn 239.691.3541 Web ID 217005240 $1,249,000 Menaggio #202 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 216039476 $548,000 8532 Mallards Point Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 217003359 $498,000 Serena #2-202 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 216016877 $459,000 Menaggio #101 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216007406 $549,000 Cherry Oaks #201 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID BROO020117IHE $579,000 18311 Verona Lago Drive Michael/Donna Ricci 239.896.7104 Web ID 216067536 $1,875,000 25086 Ridge Oak Drive Umscheid/Coburn 239.691.3541 Web ID 217017246 $1,349,000 23660 Peppermill Court Coburn/Umscheid 239.825.3470 Web ID 217012819 $1,259,000 9166 Willow Walk Fern Ritacca 239.405.6210 Web ID 216004579 $1,999,000 201 Barefoot Beach Boulevard Lisa Tashjian 239.259.7024 Web ID 216074394 $4,250,000 3259 Tavolara Lane Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216069036 $2,149,990 28051 Winthrop Circle Kimberly Salay 239.300.5075 Web ID 217021730 $625,000 7701 Mulberry Lane Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216074962 $789,000 8709 Largo Mar Drive Gerard Arsenault 508.951.5185 Web ID 217022970 $529,900 3255 Tavolara Lane Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 216069272 $1,674,990 24521 Woodsage Drive Jacquie Lewisy 239.227.3070 Web ID 217021695 $795,000 FIDDLER'S CREEK BONITA SPRINGS & SURROUNDS YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
Page 11 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COMMorningside #201 Jacquie Lewisy 239.227.3070 Web ID 216072397 $328,000 Oak Hammock #202 Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 216059048 $315,000 20438 Foxworth Circle Maxwell Thompson 239.989.3855 Web ID 216046672 $315,000 Morningside #201 Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 216066120 $377,000 13501 Troia Drive Michael Patton 239.994.7770 Web ID 216078663 $385,000 27025 Shell Ridge Circle Umscheid/Coburn 239.691.3541 Web ID 216062197 $499,900 Greenbriar #302 Jane Gruenhagen 239.450.6437 Web ID 217012835 $319,000 Bay Pointe #101 Brian Nelson 239.572.2903 Web ID 217013755 $389,500 Loggerhead Cay #E592 Burns Family 239.464.2984 Web ID 216032281 $635,000 16440 Oakview Circle Pat Moore 239.233.1808 Web ID 215040515 $415,000 9820 Capstan Court Russ Crutcheld 239.560.2742 Web ID 217013167 $549,000 Palmas Del Sol #402 Kris Maine 239.298.1772 Web ID 217004518 $715,000 6771 Magnolia Lane Brooke Brownyard 239.281.4179 Web ID 217011896 $785,000 25240 Galashields Circle Coburn/Umscheid 239.825.3470 Web ID 217011264 $454,500 Cassia #202 Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 216034923 $425,000 11092 Cherry Street Scott Hills 239.333.9292 Web ID 216075007 $389,000 Mirasol #405 Melanie Denson 239.989.7758 Web ID 216033160 $519,000 12119 Via Cercina Drive Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 216056881 $524,000 Hidden Lakes #1403 Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 217005716 $285,000 Matera #203 Nancy Koeper 239.450.1930 Web ID 217023411 $269,000 Waterford V #1908 Ryan Batey 239.287.9159 Web ID 216056596 $144,000 Morningside #201 Frank Duggan 239.734.0397 Web ID 216074196 $299,900 25689 Old Gaslight Drive Michael Patton 239.994.7770 Web ID 217006020 $310,000 3402 West Gulf Drive Stephanie Bissett 239.292.3707 Web ID 216041935 $1,650,000 Eden House PH 5 Fern Ritacca 239.405.6210 Web ID 217003541 $953,000 Sundial #T202 Burns Family 239.464.2984 Web ID 217021537 $849,000 11523 Andy Rosse Lane Burns Family 239.464.2984 Web ID 216067960 $2,599,000 13550 Palmower Lane Burns Family 239.464.2984 Web ID 217013498 $4,499,000 10581 Deal Road Shirlene Elkins 239.777.9574 Web ID 217022292 $679,900 13670 Brynwood Lane Melanie Denson 239.989.7758 Web ID 217003033 $3,600,000 12718 Dennis Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217003385 $3,995,000 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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