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OPINION A4 CLUB NOTES A10 NEWS OF THE WEIRD A12 PETS OF THE WEEK A18 FROM THE TOP B1 BUSINESS MEETINGS B4 MOTLEY FOOL B5 OPEN HOUSE MAP B18 BOOK REVIEW C2 THEATER REVIEW C10 PUZZLES C12 CUISINE NEWS C24-27 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. WEEK OF MAY 11-17, 2017Vol. IX, No. 29 FREE Hospitals are picking up the slack for the uninsured, partly due to health-care laws Footing the s s s p p p i i i i t t t t t a a a l l l l l s s s s s a a a a a r r r r r e e e e e p p i i i i c c c k k k k i i i n n n g g g u u u u u u u p p p p p p spitalsare picking up r r e e d d red INSURANCE BYTHE NUMBERS FLORIDIANSIN COVERAGEGAP FL F L FL FL FL L L FL FL L FL OR OR OR OR OR OR OR O OR OR OR OR OR ID D ID ID ID ID ID D ID IA IA IA A A IA IA A A A IA IA IA NS NS S NS S NS NS NS NS NS N NS I I I I I I N N N N FL FL OR OR ID ID IA IA NS NS I N C C C C C C C C C C C O OV OV OV OV OV O O O O ER ER ER ER ER ER AG G AG G AG AG AG E E E E E E E E E GA GA GA GA GA GA GA GA GA GA C OV ER AG E GA T T T HE HE HE THE N N N U U U M M M B B N UMB MILLIONSOFUS LOSEHEALTHCOVERAGE WITHNEWBILL E E I I I N N N N N N N S S S S S S S S U U U U U U U R R R R R A A A A A A N N N N N C C C C E E E I N N N S S S U U U R R R A NCE B BY Y BY BY BY BY M M M M M M M M M M M M M M LO LO LO LO LO LO LO O O LO O O LO O LO LO O O LO SE SE SE SE E E E E S E S E LO O O LO L E SE W W W W W W W EE kly com Vol. IX, N o o. 2 2 9 9 FR FR FR E E N N o o. 2 9 R FR FR E E MILLIONSOFDOLLARS LEEHEALTHHADIN UNCOMPENSATEDCAREIN N N N N N N N A A A A A A A A A P P P P P P P P P A P M M M M M U U UN N U UN UN N U N U C CO O CO CO O CO O CO CO O CO O O O U UN N U U N O CO By Evan Williams ewilliams@floridaweekly.comNE OF THE MAIN GOALS OF THE PATIENT PROTECTION AND Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, was to reduce the number of people without health insurance and help slow down ballooning health-care costs. Records show it has helped do that at hospitals, easing the burden of uncompensated care they provide for the poor or people who for one reason or another do not pay their medical bills. After the law went into effect in 2014, the number of uninsured in Florida dropped from 19 percent to 13 percent, accordN N N N N N A A A A A n n n n n n n s s s s i i i O SEE BILL, A10 Stamp Out HungerBe sure to leave something for your letter carrier by the box on Saturday. A6 Summer flicksFilm critic Dan Hudak previews whats ahead on the silver screen. C1 More on moviesThe business of putting people in seats at the cinema. B1 SEE SCORE, A14 Weve been watching women do it for themselves for a while, but why are they doing it by themselves? SCORE Naples aims to help female entrepreneurs get to the bottom of their business growth fears and obstacles with inSights into Successful Growth Strategies: By Women! For Women! The seminar is set for 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at Pelican Marsh Golf Club. Angela Bruckner, a SCORE volunteer who is organizing the event, says SCORE has found that local female-owned businesses are often one-woman operations. This is geared for women who want to be encouraged and want to collaborate with women who want to grow their business, Ms. Bruckner says. Whats it going to take for you to take that leap of faith and take that risk? Unlike other seminars where panelists sign on for the opportunity to market their services to guests, the women who will advise inSights attendees have overcome crossroads and challenges in their own businesses and will share what that worked for them. One of the things we ask our panelists to be is very transparent to communicate that they hit a wall at some point in the growth of their business and how they overcame that challenge, Ms. Bruckner says. Panelists will also work with participants in small groups and one-on-one sessions SCOREs By Women! For Women! targets business owners BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ LUXE LIVINGFLORIDA WEEKLYTHE NAPLES LUXURY HOME REDEFINED MAY 2017 PHILLIP CATES PHOTOGRAPHY / COURTESY PHOTO C C ATE ATE ATE SP SP S P S HOT HOT HOT O OGR OGR OGR OG APH APH APH Y/ Y/ Y / / CO CO CO CO UR UR U Makeover Whats old is new again 6 Designer Q&ALaura Parsons brings elegance home 2 Design SocietyOut and about at design events 12, 16, 18 M M i i T T ESY ESY PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 If youre wondering what retirement should look like, look no further Page 10 Talis Park TREASURE


EXPLORE DESIGNER FURNISHINGS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA NAPLES SHOWROOM 7200 TRAIL BOULEVARD239.598.3330STORES IN FT. MYERS, PINELLAS PARK, SARASOTA & TARPON INQUIRE ABOUT COMPLIMENTARY IN-HOME DESIGN SERVICES A2 NEWS WEEK OF MAY 11-17, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY roger COMMENTARYThree situationsConsider this, first: By 2100, theres a chance Donald Trumps Florida home, Mar-A-Lago, and everything near it could be underwater, according to a new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association. NOAA is not given to hyperbole. The report looks at American coastlines of the future, north to south and east to west, based on solid science. To his own credit, I think Mr. Trump is taking NOAA seriously. That has to be why hes spending so much time in MarA-Lago, at huge taxpayer expense. Someday, the place will be an underwater reef. Heres another situation: The state of Arkansas killed four prison inmates in April, using murder weapons it conned the drug companies out of before their use-by date of April 30. Drug companies dont like selling drugs for state-sanctioned murders because it looks bad, so Arkansas had to pretend it wasnt trying to increase rather than decrease mortality levels in prisons when it got the stuff. Although Arkansas officials deny such subterfuge, that appears to be how they picked up the drugs they used to kill these men. When officials realized they werent going to be able to use those drugs after April 30, they chose 12 death-row inmates and tried to rush through their executions. There were protests, of course, but officials managed to nail four of them, at least one suffering violently as he died, according to news reports and they did it before the deadline. The dead men were pretty bad people, too, and nevermind if they were born with sub-normal intelligences, were sexually abused, burned with cigarette butts and whipped with chains when they were kids some of them were. All in a days work in Arkansas and a lot of other places, including Florida. For you members of the NO SYMPATHY club, I recommend moving to Texas. The Lone Star State started the new millennium in 2000 by executing 40 inmates in a single year. The most nonviolent year in Texas since then happens to be 2017. And its not over. So far this year, Texas has killed four people, like Arkansas. I dont know whats wrong with Florida, for Gods sake. Weve turned into real wimps. We havent executed anybody in 2017 thats so embarrassing. Perhaps Gov. Scott, who apparently favors capital punishment almost as much Gov. Asa Hutchinson in Arkansas, should ask for volunteers to be capitally punished. We have our reputations to think of, after all. Florida did kill one person last year, which is pitiful. Just one. But I console myself by remembering that were fourth in the overall state rankings going back 40 years, with 92 notches in our belt. Still, Texas has killed 542 in that time, followed by Oklahoma and Virginia, tied at 112 each. We need to try harder. It must be that lefty Yankee influence. Yankees come down here to the Sunshine State, put in high rises and shopping malls, object to all the old traditions like lynching black people and growing sugar cane at taxpayersupported expense across land dredged and pumped out where water once flowed from Lake Okeechobee into the Everglades, and they change who we are. Thats when it finally happens: We start making nice with these death row devils. Wimps R Us. But let me ask you No Sympathy clubbers a question: How would you feel if you came home to your parents house one day and found them standing in the living room over a man bound and gagged, kneeling on the floor? And your mother put two loads of double ought buckshot in your fathers old side-byside shotgun, snapped the weapon closed, handed him the gun and watched him shoot the man in the neck? How would you feel about your parents then? Thats the problem with the state going around murdering people, no matter who or what those people did, or are. The state is our home. We might not want state officials murdering bad guys in our living room. That might not be what we want our kids to see, either, from us or our own parents. So we might want to rethink this thing. And finally, let me mention a third situation: A Florida panther came calling at my Alva home this week, where dogs, cats, chickens, ducks, goats and horses all wander around like theyre still living in the Garden of Eden, where nobody kills anybody. I was on the porch, late afternoon, and suddenly there it was, staring out of the woods at me from about 20 yards away. And eyeballing the menu, spread out conveniently across my yard. Did I reach for my Remington .270 or my Winchester 30.06 or the old .30-30 lever action, or my Browning .22 mag or my short-barreled Remington 12-guage pump or an AR-15 or anything else machine guns, shoulder-held surface-toair missiles, light anti-tank weapons, anything? Well, yes. I picked up a pitchfork and a cell phone with camera. And photographed the creature, who probably only weighed 100 pounds, at most a tawny, intense, hungry, humorless-looking cat not entirely unnerved by my appearance, my approach or my whooping. He (or she) moved away like a dream, with no sound through the crackling-dry bush, perhaps the single most beautiful thing Ive ever seen in Florida. That we could still live with such peerless magnificence is a gift unparalleled, once you recognize it. So one guy, Pop Hog he calls himself, responded to my Facebook post to suggest the panther is like the jewfish (goliath grouper): its a fur-bag that deserves no protection because it eats livestock. I think Pop Hog should move to Texas, too.


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A4 NEWS WEEK OF MAY 11-17, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY PublisherShelley Hobbsshobbs@floridaweekly.comEditorCindy Piercecpierce@floridaweekly.comReporters & ColumnistsEric Bretan, Karen Feldman Jerry Greenfield, Bob Harden Dan Hudak, Myles Kornblatt Lindsey Nesmith, Drew Sterwald Nancy Stetson, Evan Williams Roger WilliamsPhotographersPeggy Farren, Tim Gibbons Bernadette La Paglia Vandy Major, Charlie McDonald Bob Raymond, Ivan Seligman Stephen WrightCopy EditorCathy CottrillPresentation EditorEric Raddatzeraddatz@floridaweekly.comGraphic DesignersChris Andruskiewicz Hannah Arnone Alisa Bowman Amy Grau Paul Heinrich Meg Roloff Scott Sleeper Circulation ManagerMaggie Humphreymaggie@floridaweekly.comCirculationDavid Anderson Paul Neumann Greg TretwoldAccount ExecutivesNicole Ryannryan@floridaweekly.comCori Higginschiggins@floridaweekly.comAdam Schonberg aschonberg@floridaweekly.comDrew McAuleyandrew.mcauley@floridaweekly.comSales and Marketing AssistantKatie BabkaBusiness Office ManagerKelli CaricoPublished by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddis Jeffrey Cull Jim Dickerson Naples Florida Weekly 9051 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 202 Naples, Florida 34108 Phone 239.325.1960 Fax: 239.325.1964 Subscriptions:Copyright: The contents of the Florida Weekly are copyright 2016 by Florida Media Group, LLC. No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 239.325.1960 or visit us on the web at and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $31.95 in-county$52.95 in-state $59.95 out-of-state OPINIONThe mind of the SouthBack in 2008, the Floridas Senate and House of Representatives unanimously approved a formal resolution. Its purpose was to apologize for the states historical role in institutionalizing and promulgating slavery. The resolution said in part, Whereas African slavery was sanctioned and enforced through laws enacted by Floridas first Territorial Legislative Council in 1822, and the Council and its successors did, over four decades, construct a legal framework that perpetuated African slavery in one of its most brutal and dehumanizing forms the Legislature expresses its profound regret for Floridas role in sanctioning and perpetuating involuntary servitude upon generations of African slaves. It might be a revelation to learn the Sunshine State has standing in the slavery hall of shame. But the states relationship with the peculiar institution began three centuries before the time of the Civil War. The Spanish initiated the practice in the late 1500s, and the British continued it long thereafter. The states coastline played into the expansion of slavery by providing ports of entry and egress pivotal to sustaining a thriving slave trade. After Florida became a U.S. territory in the 1800s, the presence of human chattel boomed. The states cheap land and hospitable climate attracted enterprising farmers from the northeast and the Atlantic seaboard. They established plantation-style operations mostly in the Panhandle and central Florida. To grow cotton, corn, sugarcane and other crops. The slave workforce became a significant proportion of the states population. By 1830, the agricultural region where most slaves lived and worked Jackson, Gadsden, Leon, Jefferson and Madison counties became known as the states black belt. Meanwhile, what was happening in Florida was happening elsewhere. By 1860, the census takers tallied almost 4 million slaves in 16 states and two territories. The same year, census takers counted 62,000 slaves in Florida, representing 44 percent of the states population. When our state Legislature issued its apology, Florida joined five other states Alabama, Maryland, North Carolina, New Jersey and Virginia that had already made similar statements. It took humility and courage to break ranks with the old Confederacy and admit the historical wrong in having once heartily defended state-sponsored slavery as justifiable under any circumstance. By example of their repentance, other former slave-holding states Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska considered their options. It was an opportunity to bring closure to painful matters of the past and promote racial harmony in the present. There was even talk of making reparations to the descendants of slaves for the wholesale robbery of their generational legacies. But that didnt get far. And now, nine years hence, none appears to have followed through on their good intentions. Nor have there been additional legislative expressions of regret, even among those states with at least as much if not more to admit. The historical complicity of states in aiding and abetting slavery proved to be a touchy topic. Even so, Virginia, the largest slaveholding state, did apologize for its historical role in sanctioning the practice. But Mississippi and South Carolina have not, though historically, each once had more slaves than free people; and historical records document in excruciating detail how effectively these states used slavery as a tool of oppression and with such dismal effect upon multiple generations of black people. From the continued silence of these state governments on the subject, one can surmise that only when hell freezes over will any semblance of an apology to the descendants of slaves be forthcoming and maybe not even then. You might think an apology by former slave-holding states for having once codified slavery in law and policy is modest atonement for the terrible injustice inflicted upon millions of human beings. But even this modest gesture is controverted by the racist attitudes held by those deeply loyal to a mythical Southern past. These beliefs cloak would-be rebels in a moral turpitude that still haunts the region. In this historical mind of the South, reconciliation is an admission of defeat. In the final days of our states 2017 legislative session, the House voted unanimously to construct, on the grounds of the state Capitol, Floridas first memorial denoting the history of slavery in the state. But when the bill was forwarded to the Senate, Sen. Dennis Baxley, R-Ocala, the chairman of the Senate Government Oversight & Accountability Committee, balked. He refused to schedule a hearing, stalling the Senates vote on the bill. Said Baxley, I wouldnt want to build a memorial to child abuse; I wouldnt want to build a memorial to sexual abuse, adding that a memorial recognizing slavery would be too negative and would celebrate defeat. Baxley is a known quantity among lost cause die-hards. He fought the removal of darkies from Floridas prior state song; objected to memorializing Union soldiers who shared death and their final resting place among fallen Confederates and opposed a House bill banning the Confederate flags flight over state and government property. The more some things change, the more some things remain the same. Email Leslie Lilly at and read past blog posts on Tumblr at m G c b F 1 Repealing Obamacare easier said than doneRepublicans have put on a clinic on overpromising during the past several years. Even if you were paying only very little attention, you would have gotten the distinct impression over the past four election cycles that the GOP was unalterably committed to repealing and replacing Obamacare. It didnt matter what year the Republicans were running (2010, 2012, 2014 or 2016) or what presidential candidate (earnest, establishment-friendly Mitt Romney or bombastic outsider Donald Trump), repeal of Obamacare remained the consistent theme. The party didnt leave anything in doubt. It didnt rely on weasel words or escape hatches. Republicans pledged to, as Texas Sen. Ted Cruz put it, repeal every blasted word of Obamacare. And not in phases, not slowly over time, but ASAP. With the House on the verge perhaps of getting a repeal-and-replace bill through, it is worth recalling the years of sweeping promises. The House bill will roll back Obamacare taxes and introduce a significant reform of Medicaid, but when it comes to the heart of Obamacare the regulations the bill only makes it possible for states to get waivers, based on certain conditions. This is a bill probably worth having, even if it would have earned the derision of Republicans back in the days when they were winning elections with Churchillian statements of resolve on Obamacare. Now, when Republicans actually have power, everything looks different. First, there are the cold feet. As soon as Republicans were confronted with the possibility of writing law rather than making symbolic gestures, they lost much of their enthusiasm for the repeal-only bill they had sent to President Barack Obamas desk for a ritual veto in January 2016. Second, while think-tank types and a few officeholders seriously grappled with what a replacement bill would look like, for much of the party it was merely the second part of the repeal-and-replace slogan. Third, many Republican moderates in the House were highly reluctant to repeal Obamacare, even though they hadnt bothered to let anyone know. Finally, the highest-profile Obamacare regulations, especially the protections for people with pre-existing conditions, are politically potent. Whether to get rid of them and how has proved the main sticking point in the House, and even the carefully crafted waiver provision is vulnerable to distortion and stinging attack. All of this means House Republicans have been hard-pressed to pass an incomplete and jury-rigged repeal-and-replace. To their credit, they didnt simply give up after the failure of the first version. And their work has been significantly complicated by taking into account what can ultimately survive under Senate rules bypassing the filibuster. Checking the box of a health-care bill in the House, almost any health-care bill, will impart some momentum to the effort, although its unclear what the prospects will be in the Senate, where the divisions over Obamacare are as stark as in the House, and the margin for error even smaller. What is obvious is that this hasnt been the glorious triumph as advertised election after election. The cliche is that you campaign in poetry and govern in prose. Republicans campaigned for years in stark exaggerations and now are governing in flawed compromises. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. i b s i r s c rich LOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly

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The afternoon will celebrate the many heroes who support mental health in Southwest Florida with a variety of activities and demonstrations; community partner resource tables representing health, wellness and mental health providers; as well as brief educational presentations on the signs and symptoms of mental illness and substance abuse, bullying and how to live a healthy lifestyle. Facility tours and ribbon cuttings for DLCs new Childrens Outpatient Building, Genoa pharmacy and the new Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida medical practice are also planned. Attendees of all ages will enjoy lawn games, contests with prizes, an art therapy craft station, childrens art therapy showcase, a superhero photo booth, rock-climbing wall, fire truck demonstration and more. Food vendors will also be onsite. Former NFL plays and Drug Free Collier ambassadors Ike Alama-Francis and David Jones will be on hand to meet and greet attendees, as will a therapy horse from Naples Therapeutic Riding Center (formerly Naples Equestrian Challenge) and a therapy dog. Sponsors to date include Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida, Florida Weekly, Genoa Pharmacy and Neapolitan Family and eBella magazines. Community partners to date include Collier County Sheriffs Office, Collier County Fire Department, Genoa Pharmacy, Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida, Naples Therapeutic Riding Center, Drug Free Collier, Jansen Pharmaceuticals, Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples, MaxFlex Fitness, Florida Art Therapy Services, Project HELP, National Alliance on Mental Illness, Naples Vet Center, Valeries House, Storytellers Creative Arts, Open Mind Zen Center and registered nutritionist Dawn Gray. Admission is free. For more information, call the David Lawrence Center at 455-8500, ext. 1568, or visit www. Letter carriers hope customers can help Stamp Out HungerThe 25th anniversary of the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger food drive is Saturday, May 13. Postal customers around the country are urged to leave nonperishable food items by their mailbox for their letter carriers to collect. Collier Harvest has partnered with mail carriers in Collier County for all 25 years of the food drive. Stamp Out Hunger donations aid the 40 nonprofit agencies Collier Harvest serves through the long summer months. More than 60 percent of Collier County students are eligible for free or reduced meals due to their families low income levels. During the summer, these children wont receive those school meals, which are often their main food source of the day, Connie Preu, Collier Harvest executive director, says. Many area families also see reduced or eliminated work hours due to seasonal work needs, she adds. 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A8 NEWS WEEK OF MAY 11-17, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYing to Kaiser Family Foundation. Close to 1.8 million Floridians have coverage through the ACA this year, people who likely would not be able to pay for hospital care out of pocket. At Southwest Florida hospitals from 2013 to 2015, the percentage of uncompensated care they provided fell both in in terms of charity care, the care they provide to the poor for no charge, and bad debt, unpaid bills from patients who hospitals determine are not eligible for charity care or did not apply for it. At most nonprofit hospitals in Lee, Collier and Charlotte counties, charity care dropped between 9.5 percent and 31 percent in that time, state records show. Lee Healths Gulf Coast Medical Center, for instance, spent 3.2 percent of its revenue on charity care in 2013 and 2.8 percent in 2015, a 12.5 percent drop. For-profit hospitals such as Physicians Regional Healthcare System usually provide far less charity care, less than 1 percent of their revenue, but pay taxes. The cost of bad debt at local hospitals also dipped but less so than charity care, reversing a trend in growth. As a total dollar amount, uncompensated care has continued to grow for many hospitals, reflecting trends such as population growth. Hospitals and patient advocates says costs would have been further reduced if Gov. Rick Scott and Florida legislators had not refused to expand Medicaid, government-backed insurance for the poor. Florida is one of 19 states that did not accept federal funding to grow the program under the ACA to cover able-bodied adults without children who dont have insurance. That leaves roughly 800,000 people in Florida who fall into what is often called the coverage gap, unable to qualify for Medicaid or for the tax subsidies they need to buy private insurance. Lee Health, a public nonprofit system that operates hospitals throughout Lee County, found that about 40,000 people with no insurance who use its hospitals would have been eligible under a Medicaid expansion. Of that number, said Ben Spence, Lee Healths chief financial officer, the study found only about 16,000 people would have followed through on signing up for Medicaid. It looked like we would bring in about $35 million in additional reimbursement if these people were insured with Medicaid, he said. The way we fund the uninsured today is we have to pass on higher rates to private insurance so we can cover the losses. That in turn could be a factor in rising premiums, deductibles and co-pays for people who buy private insurance through the ACAs exchanges. And if you dont have that money set aside and your deductible is $6,000, most people dont have that money laying around, Mr. Spence said. But at least anything over that the hospitals getting paid and theyre not going to pursue you for that amount over your deductible. Higher deductibles are also part of the reason why the costs of uncompensated care are rising again for NCH Healthcare System in Naples, said chief financial officer Rick Wyles. In addition, Medicaid, which already covers nearly 4 million Floridians, does not reimburse hospitals for the full cost of care. What were seeing is that it did go down slightly for a year or so but now its coming back, Mr. Wyles said. NCH director of revenue cycle Sandy Wood said that some patients who signed up in 2014 chose to drop their health insurance later because premiums were too expensive. With each new year weve seen premiums rise, she said. So unfortunately, patients have had to weigh, do they continue to stay in the program and pay the premiums or accept the penalty the government imposes on them for not participating in a plan? Also, patients who needed a specific type of health service taken care of got into a plan. Maybe they needed to have a hip or knee replacement. We saw patients getting into plans to have a specific treatment done, but once that occurred they made the decision to opt out again. The greatest portion of uncompensated care comes from emergency rooms. They are required to treat patients regardless of their ability to pay. Thats one of the ideas of having insurance, is you use your primary care physician and get the services done in the most cost effective manner, Mr. Wyles said. The people who dont have insurance end up showing up in our emergency room, which is the highest cost of care you can receive. Those patients have also often waited until they are facing a health crisis or more complex illness than the insured, driving up the bill even more. Not everyone agrees that expanding Medicaid would result in patients using the emergency room less. Able-bodied adults without dependent children, a population targeted by Medicaid expansion, are already used to going to the ER, said Ed Haislmaier, senior research fellow in health policy at The Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank in Washington D.C. And the program doesnt do enough to steer them toward primary care. You have to go in and manage this population because they know, I dont have to pay for any of this stuff, he said. When something happens Ill just go to the hospital. So youve got to find a way to engage them and get them out of the hospital and get them into a different, more appropriate setting, particularly someone that has a chronic condition BILLFrom page 1THE WHITE HOUSE / COURTESY PHOTOPresident Donald Trump addresses the public with a celebratory group, gleeful to praise passing the new health care bill in the House of Representatives on May 4. The law awaited a Senate vote at press time. It would greatly reduce the number of people with health care .SPENCE The people who dont have insurance end up showing up in our emergency room, which is the highest cost of care you can receive. Rick Wyles, chief financial officer NCH Healthcare System in Naples MARYLAND LOUISIANA KENTUCKY ARKANSAS TEXAS MISSISSIPPI GEORGIA FLORIDAMedicaid expansionFlorida is one of 19 states that did not accept federal funding to grow Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. The charts below compare the percentage of uninsured before and after the ACA in five states that opted out of Medicaid expansion and five that accepted it.Uncompensated careUncompensated hospital care falls into two categories. Charity care is the care they provide to the poor for no charge. Bad debt is unpaid bills from patients determined not to be eligible for charity care or did not apply for it. The table below shows the percentage of revenue at area hospitals falling into these categories for 2010 to 2015 and the difference after the Affordable Care Act. 2013 19% 19% 13% 16% 14% 14% 13% 20% 16% 15% 9% 14% 6% 14% 11%11% 7% Uninsured: Non-medicaid expansion statesUninsured: Medicaid expansion states 2015 -31.6%-12.5%-7.1%-20%-40%-57.1%-21.4%-36.4% SOURCE: KAISER FAMILY FOUNDATION SOURCE: FLORIDA AGENCY FOR HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION CHANGE FACILITY 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2013-2015 Lee Health 4.6% 4.5% 4.4% 4.2% 4.1% 3.8% -9.52% Cape Coral Hospital 4% 4.2% 4.7% 4.2% 4.4% 3.7% -11.9% Gulf Coast Medical Center 1.5% 1.8% 2.8% 3.2% 3.2% 2.8% -12.5% Lehigh Regional Medical Center 0% 0.1% 1.3% 0.4% 0.4% 0.1% -75% Naples Community 4.4% 4.9% 4.9% 5.5% 3.9% 3.8% -30.91% Physicians Regional 0.3% 0.3% 0.1% 0.1% 0.3% 0.5% 400% Bayfront Health Port Charlotte 3.1% 3.1% 1.7% 1.5% 1.4% 1.6% 6.67% Bayfront Health Punta Gorda 0.0% 0.1% 0.3% 0.3% 1.2% 0.4% 33.33% Fawcett Memorial 1.0% 1.3% 1.3% 1.8% 1.9% 0.8% -55.56% CHANGE FACILITY 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2013-2015 Lee Health 2.9% 4.5% 3.8% 4.3% 4.2% 3.9% -9.3% Cape Coral Hospital 3.3% 3.3% 4.9% 5.2% 3.9% 4.1% -21.15% Gulf Coast Medical Center 3.3% 2.9% 4.1% 3.4% 3.2% 3.5% 2.94% Lehigh Regional Medical Center 5.2% 5.3% 5% 5.4% 4.4% 4.8% -11.11% Naples Community 3.8% 2.7% 2.8% 2.5% 3.7% 2.3% -8% Physicians Regional 2.6% 2.3% 2.1% 2.5% 1.9% 1.6% -36% Bayfront Health Port Charlotte 1.2% 1.3% 1.1% 1.8% 1.1% 1% -44.44% Bayfront Health Punta Gorda 1.8% 1.6% 1.9% 2.5% 1.4% 2.8% 12% Fawcett Memorial 0.9% 1.0% 0.8% 1.1% 0.2% 1% -9.09% Charity Care Bad Debt


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MAY 11-17, 2017 NEWS A9like diabetes. And the problem is Medicaid is not designed to do that, Medicaid is very rigid. Hospitals want Medicaid expansion, he said, because it improves their bottom line: In every single state its the same, the hospital lobby wants the Medicaid expansion. But if youre looking at it from the point of public policy, the answer isnt an unequivocal yes. In fact, the taxpayers and patients may be better off if you reprogram the money going to hospitals already in some of these supplemental payment arrangements. Put that money into focusing better on people who are falling through the cracks and make sure they are treated in a more appropriate setting. Medicaid has definitely reduced bad debt for hospitals in the 31 states that did expand it, said Paul H. Keckley, managing editor of The Keckley Report, a healthcare researcher and industry expert. He added that charity care and bad debt have come down, also, because hospitals have been more cautious about their spending due to factors such as the spiking cost of drugs. Too, South Florida has a high population of seniors on Medicare, another government program that doesnt cover the full cost of care for hospitals. (Medicaid expansion) would have helped, Mr. Keckley said. Its not a windfall. What happens is organizations like Lee Health are, I think, in the most complicated and challenging set of market conditions you can find. Youve got substantial growth in the population so utilization (of hospitals) is going up. That utilization is largely of lower income folks and seniors who use the system frequently, and the government is the payer, and the government doesnt cover your cost. So had Medicaid expanded in Florida, would Lee have benefited? Absolutely. Would that have been the difference in a huge new set of capital investments or an expansion? No.Uncertain futureNow hospitals are looking toward an uncertain future as the federal government weighs major changes to the Affordable Care Act that could cut Medicaid even further in Florida instead of expanding it. A bill to replace major parts of the ACA passed the U.S. House of Representatives on May 4, including more than $800 billion in cuts to Medicaid in the U.S., said Mr. Keckley. It would have to pass the Senate before making its way to President Trumps desk to sign into law. Floridas Medicaid program covers well over 4 million people, said Bruce Rueben, president of Florida Hospital Association. So it would have a profound impact in Florida. He called the bill a variation of the bill the government failed to pass earlier this year, in which the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated 24 million in the U.S. would lose health insurance. I would just say that were really hopeful as well that the coverage thats currently provided isnt taken away or at least is improved upon or enhanced, Mr. Rueben said. Another change from the federal government could come in the form of more money for Floridas low income pool, which along with state dollars had helped hospitals provide indigent care. That was being phased out with the expectation that Florida would expand Medicaid so those dollars would not be necessary. The New York Times reported on April 30 that the federal government tentatively has agreed to provide $1.5 billion for Floridas low-income pool in coming fiscal years, which could help relieve the costs of uncompensated care for hospitals. We certainly welcome it and think its very much needed and necessary with and without Medicaid expansion, Mr. Spence of Lee Health said. But its not clear if the state can provide the matching funds needed to get that money, or how it will be distributed. Mr. Rueben said that $1.5 billion is a small fraction of what Medicaid expansion would have provided Florida. Medicaid expansion, had it been implemented, would have meant about $50 billion over 10 years, he said. The low-income pool has been approved for $1.5 billion annually for four years if the state can match it (with about $600 million). (And), the low-income pool pays for health care to people who have no means to pay after theyve received it. The Medicaid expansion would have provided people with health insurance coverage access to primary care, diagnostic care, acute care the opportunity to have a full continuum of care if they needed it. So the Medicaid expansion is a much, much more effective way to keep people healthy. The two are not even close. Mr. Wyles of NCH in Naples said, Were preparing for some rough waters here. Its certainly not a rosy picture for the health care industry in general. At the end of the day the government is going to struggle to pay for health care in this nation and will continue to look for ways to cut costs. KECKLEY What happens is organizations like Lee Health are, I think, in the most complicated and challenging set of market conditions you can find. Youve got substantial growth in the population so utilization (of hospitals) is going up. That utilization is largely of lower income folks and seniors who use the system frequently, and the government is the payer, and the government doesnt cover your cost. So had Medicaid expanded in Florida, would Lee have benefited? Absolutely. Would that have been the difference in a huge new set of capital investments or an expansion? No. Paul H. Keckley, managing editor of The Keckley Report Current status of state Medicaid expansion decisions p COURTESY PHOTOSNCH, Lee Memorial and Fawcett Memorial are looking toward an uncertain future as the federal government weighs changes to the A CA.


Interventional Pain ManagementDeWayne Lockhart, Jr., M.D. ASSOCIATES INMEDICINE & SURGERY NEW Estero LocationAccepting New Patients Internal Medicine Same Day Appointment A10 NEWS WEEK OF MAY 11-17, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY CLUB NOTES Naples area Sigma Chi alumni are invited to lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, May 12, at the Naples Sailing & Yacht Club, 896 River Point Drive. $25 for dues-paying members, $30 for others. RSVP by calling 293-5239. Members will also meet for happy hour from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, May 25 at the Pub at Mercato. 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 May 12 and 26. Visitors are always welcome. For more information, call 777-0416 or visit The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1067-Naples meets at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month at Naples Municipal Airport. The next meeting is June 7. Members also serve a pancake breakfast from 8-11 a.m. on the second Sunday of each month in the pilots lounge at Naples Municipal Airport. Admission for $5 includes coffee, pancakes, bacon or sausage and orange juice. All proceeds benefit the EAA Young Eagles program that acquaints youth ages 8-17 with aviation as a career. The next breakfast is May 14. The Naples EAA chapter is one of approximately 1,700 chapters worldwide. Members are pilots, student pilots, plane builders and aviation enthusiasts. For more information, call 649-6627 or visit The Naples Peggers invite cribbage players to join the friendly competition from 6:30-8:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the East Naples Community Center, 3500 Thomasson Drive. For more information, call Cathy Keeler at 537-3001 or email The PCBUG computer and technology club invites all those interested in learning more about computers and mobile devices to meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 18, at Naples Regional Library, 650 Central Ave. For more information call J. Burke at 659-0659 or email The Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance meets from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, May 18, at the Naples Conference Center, 1455 Pine Ridge Road. Admission is free, and all are welcome. The alliance welcomes donations of out-of-bloom or unwanted orchids, which members use for educational purposes. Free pick up is available and can be arranged by calling 498-9741. For more information, visit The Naples chapter of PFLAG, Parents Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, a support, education and advocacy group for families with gay or transgender members, meets at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 18, at Naples United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Road. For more information, call 963-4670 or visit The Democratic Womens Club of Collier County welcomes members and guests to its meetings from 10 a.m. to noon on the third Saturday of the month in the Walden Oaks Professional Center, 6710 Lone Oak Blvd. The next meeting is May 20. For more information, visit www. or email dwcpresident@ The Solo Women Travel Group meets at 2 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month at St. John the Evangelist Church in North Naples. All are welcome to share their travel experiences and travel wish list. The next meeting is May 20. For more information, call Barb Garrett at (305) 664-9202. Naples Ship Modelers is an informal group dedicated to building wooden ship models. Members meet at 9:30 a.m. on the first and third Saturday at the Landmark Naples community in North Naples. The next meetings are May 20 and June 3. Members should bring their works in progress and be prepared to share techniques and tips. All are invited to enjoy lunch afterward at Fitzgeralds. RSVP by emailing Joe Geithmann at For more information about the club, call Dick Ritchie at 5940868 or email Collier County Republicans hold their 2017 Elephant Cruise & Auction from Sunday afternoon, May 21, aboard the Naples Princess. Boarding begins at 2 p.m. and the boat sails from 2:30-4:30 p.m. General admission is $55; Patriot admission is $100. For tickets or more information, call 732-0885 or visit www. The Antique Automobile Club of AmericaNaples Marco Region members meet at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday at First United Church of Naples, 388 First Ave. S. Visitors are always welcome. The next meetings are May 22 and June 12. For general information about the club, call Paul Rhoads at 877-3228 or visit The Collier County Stamp Club meets from 7-9 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month at the Naples Airport Office Building, 200 Aviation Drive. The next meeting is May 25. Stamp trading follows the evenings program. All stamp enthusiasts are welcome. For more information, call 348-9845. The Naples Orchid Society invites members and guests to its monthly meeting Thursday, June 1, at Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive. Doors open and flower registration begins at 6:30 p.m., flower judging is at 7:10 p.m. and the program is at 7:45 p.m. For more information, visit The Genealogical Society of Collier County meets Tuesday evening, June 13, in the fellowship hall at Faith Lutheran Church, 4150 Goodlette-Frank Road. Bryan Mulcahy, reference librarian at the Fort Myers Regional Library, will discuss the best record types and research strategies for tracing your female ancestors. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the program starts at 7 p.m. Attendance is free, and all are welcome. For more information, visit Email club news to Cindy Pierce at


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MAY 11-17, 2017 NEWS A13 BEHIND THE WHEELCar companies are trading brands like quarterbacksThe NFL draft should have nothing to do with the auto industry. But as a few key trades have affected an entire league, right now, it feels like there is little difference between the gridiron and the assembly line. Last month, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne got analysts buzzing. During a conference call, he suggested that part of the companys strategy was to sell off the Jeep and Ram truck brands. While this idea was once gossip, when the person calling the shots at FCA casually confirms it, rumors graduate into probable plans. This possible o utcome shouldnt be a big surprise to industry watchers. Jeep and Ram are the most profitable parts of the business. They have been given the newest vehicles while lineups at Dodge and Chrysler have been streamlined. With this move, Fiat has an opportunity to cash out its investment (they bought controlling interest in the American firm six years ago.) Plus, even if Jeep and Ram are jettisoned, the remaining dealer network will be an attractive buy for companies looking to make inroads in the U.S. After all, another foreign carmaker might want to take advantage of the brand names known to Americans and their local dealerships. At the same time, this new company can inset its own products to replace cars like the departing Chrysler 200 and Dodge Dart. FCAs Italian management wont be exceptionally burdened if they divorce the American brands. Fiat created its own inroads back to the U.S. by requiring many separate and new dealerships for the Fiat and Alfa Romeo vehicles. Thus, if Marchionne doesnt have much to lose when selling a brand or two, we should all listen when he says Jeep and Ram are in play. If the remaining Chrysler/Dodge cars and its dealer network were up for grabs, it would not only appeal to the emerging Chinese brands, but also the established Peugeot/Citroen. General Motors is the catalyst for that. GM announced a deal a few weeks ago to sell off its European-focused Opel and Vauxhall brands to Peugeot/Citroen. At first that might appear of little consequence to the American automaker, but the ripples will be felt on this side of the Atlantic. The German firm Opel was at the engineering heart of GMs mid-priced sedan. It was able to inject some Volkswagen-like qualities into cars like the current Buick Regal and Chevrolet Impala. But the cars built under the Opel badge were not making GM money i.e., engineering great, sales bad. But the deciding factor might have been Vauxhall. Its a brand only sold in the UK, and some of those cars are built in mainland Europe. So imports in a post-Brexit world also had GM running scared. The sale of Opel and Vauxhall is seen as a move to slim down operations. It also shifts more focus to the elongated luxury sedans that China loves and the SUVs/ crossovers that Americans crave. General Motors is not moving out of mid-priced sedan segments. Its just going to be harder for them to compete once Opel goes from being an in-house consultant to an open market competitor likely as part of when Peugeot/Citroen returns to the U.S And since GMs engineering budget will likely be more devoted to SUVs than these brea d-n-butter sedans, the smart money is on them teaming up with a new partner.While this is pure speculation, there are plenty of companies that would be happy to re-badge cars for General Motors. Mazda has been a partner with everyone from Toyota to Fiat, and Renault/Nissan loves more alliances (the Nissan NV200 is already a thinly disguised Chevrolet City Express.) This whole evaluation is just taking a look at the current landscape and the open opportunities for car companies. There are plenty of related factors that can stifle the winds of change. New taxes on imported vehicles, huge sales decreases in the U.S., or a fuel crisis shattering the SUV/truck-heavy strategies by FCA and GM these, and many more, are realistic ways of crippling a global shift. But right now, the conditions are ripe to watch historic brands make some interesting moves, and the U.S. is the epicenter. But its going to be years before we know how smart the automotive executives really are. Grab a cup o joe with a Collier copThe Collier County Sheriffs Office and Dunkin Donuts invite the public to the next Coffee with a Cop from 7-10 a.m. Tuesday, May 16, at Dunkin Donuts at 3345 Radio Road in East Naples. The gatherings provide deputies and area residents with the opportunity to discuss community issues, build relationships and share some coffee in a relaxed, one-on-one setting. Coffee with a Cop is a national initiative supported by The United States Department of Justice-Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. Similar events are being held across the country, as local police departments strive to make lasting connections with the communities they serve. The program aims to advance the practice of community policing by building relationships between police officers and community members one cup of coffee at a time. Watch out for CCSO traffic deputiesHeres where Collier County Sheriffs Office deputies will be on traffic detail the week of May 15-19: Monday, May 15 Bayshore Drive and Botanical Place Circle: Speeding Immokalee Road and Juliet Boulevard: Red-light running 18th Avenue Northeast and Everglades Boulevard: Speeding Tuesday, May 16 U.S 41 and Collier Boulevard: Aggressive driving Rattlesnake Hammock Road and Saint Andrews Boulevard: Aggressive driving Goodlette-Frank Road and Orange Blossom Drive: Aggressive driving Wednesday, May 17 Vanderbilt Beach Road and Vineyards Boulevard: Red-light running Pine Ridge Road at Pine Ridge Middle School: Speeding Collier Boulevard and Sabal Palm Road: Speeding Thursday, May 18 Livingston and Pine Ridge roads: Red-light running Sunshine Boulevard and Golden Gate Parkway: Speeding U.S. 41 North and Strada Place: Red-light running Friday, May 19 Immokalee Road and I-75 northbound exit: Speeding Airport-Pulling Road at Poinciana Elementary School: Speeding


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Offered in collaboration with the Mental Health Association of Southwest Florida, the session will feature presenters from Monarch Wellness as well as gentle yoga instructor Devi Rosado and licensed clinical social worker Cicily Santora. Monarch Wellness is at 843 Myrtle Terrace in Naples. The association and Hodges University present Whos Taking Care of the Caregiver?, a program for parents of children with special needs, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, at Hodges U. in Naples, 2647 Professional Way. Gail Williams, chief diversity officer at the university, will lead a panel discussion. One CE will be available for psychologists and mental health and social workers. Admission to both of the above programs is free, but reservations are appreciated. To sign up or for more information, call Brian Follweiler at the Mental Health Association of Southwest Florida at 261-5405 or email Kids rule at new Golisano Childrens Hospital SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYThe brand new Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida was designed exclusively for kids and those who love and care for them. Sunny and Sparkle, the Sunshine Explorers, are everywhere to help guide patients, family members and other visitors and lessen the stress of their time in the hospital. Decorative sculptures, menus and food carts, educational materials and coloring booklets and much more throughout the 300,000-square-foot, seven-story hospital feature the colorful mascots and their friends. A variety of seating arrangements allows the child in all of us to enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding areas and take advantage of the healing qualities of nature and natural light, says Melissa Flaugher, senior facilities designer of the hospital. When the sun goes down, she adds, patients can control the color of the LED lights in their rooms. Their color choices are seen from outside the building; this is a design expression controlled entirely by patients and their families. Each floor has a greeter, a special character sculpture that ties together the floors color and theme so patients and families can find their way in a more memorable fashion than traditional written signage. The hospitals Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, home to 64 private rooms, is equivalent in size to a football field. The NICU stands independent of the rest of the facilitys design when it comes to themes and way-finding. It takes on a more quiet, nursery-like feel with seven uniquely themed and colored neighborhoods so families can better identify their own space and can feel comfortable navigating in such a large area, Ms. Flaugher explains. Chief Administrative Officer Kathy Bridge-Liles says these kid-friendly features, bright colors and special design elements are intended to make patients happier, healthier and heal faster so they can return home sooner. The design team was amazing to work with, incredible and very creative and innovative in their design approach, she says. The hospital has 128 patient beds in private rooms and the capacity to expand to 160 beds. It replaces the 98-bed childrens hospital that was housed within HealthPark Medical Center next door. Other features include: Kidzspace application-based game tables and NunoErin drum tables with interactive color-changing lights in the public lobbies, on floors 3-7. Gesturetek interactive nature murals projected on large walls and lobby and activity room floors. A lobby media wall on the first floor that can be used for movie night as well as educational and community presentations. A shaded outdoor play area with soft sculptures and a chalk wall on which kids can draw in the therapeutic Cohen Family Garden on the first floor. A non-denominational chapel with child-friendly seating and vibrant stained glass. Operated by Lee Health, the new Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida is off Summerlin Road near Bass Road in south Fort Myers. Formal planning and fundraising for the hospital began in 2010. In 2012, Naples businessman and philanthropist Thomas Golisano pledged to match $20 million in private donations. Energized by the chance to support childrens health care and the hospitals construction, an eager community met the challenge in only a years time. The hospital was off and running toward its fundraising goal of $100 million, which it reached in November 2016. For more information, call 343-KIDS, visit or follow Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida on Facebook. COURTESY PHOTOSAbove: The lobby of the Pediatric Intensive Care unit offers natural light and comfortable seating arrangements for families and visitors. Left: Kid-friendly features and special design elements are intended to make patients happier and healthier.


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Those breeds included the American hairless terrier, Chinese crested (not actually from China, despite the name), Peruvian Inca orchid, rat terrier, toy fox terrier and Xoloitzcuintli (also known as the Mexican hairless). Archaeological evidence of an ancient canine subspecies existed, but this study marks the first living evidence of it in modern breeds. What we noticed is that there are groups of American dogs that separated somewhat from the European breeds, says study co-author and dog geneticist Heidi Parker of the National Institutes of Health. Weve been looking for some kind of signature of the New World Dog, and these dogs have New World Dogs hidden in their genome. Scientists examined gene sequences from 1,346 dogs representing 161 modern breeds to assemble a canine evolutionary tree. Its the largest and most diverse group of breeds studied to date and includes dogs from North America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Whats the value of such a study? It has several purposes. For one, the map of dog breeds will likely help researchers identify disease-causing genes in both dogs and humans. Using all this data, you can follow the migration of disease alleles and predict where they are likely to pop up next, and thats just so empowering for our field because a dog is such a great model for many human diseases, says the studys senior co-author and dog geneticist Elaine Ostrander of the NIH. Every time theres a disease gene found in dogs, it turns out to be important in people, too. One interesting finding was evidence of shared diseases across groups of dogs. For instance, collie eye anomaly (CEA) is a disease that affects development of the choroid in herding breeds such as the Australian shepherd, border collie, collie and Shetland sheepdog. But it also affects Nova Scotia duck tolling retrievers, which until this study were not known to share ancestry with herding breeds. The analysis showed that collies and Shetland sheepdogs were strong but undocumented contributors to the duck tollers ancestry, making them the likely source of the CEA mutation in that breed. The study also highlighted how the most ancient dog breeds evolved to perform certain roles. Humans likely began with certain types of dogs such as sleek, leggy dogs with strong prey drives for hunting and mid-size dogs for moving flocks and then further selected for specific physical traits. The cultural move from hunting to agriculture may have instigated the formation of breeds in multiple regions. I think that understanding that types go back a lot longer than breeds or just physical appearances do is something to really think about, Parker says. More than half the dog breeds in existence have yet to be sequenced. The researchers plan to keep collecting dog genomes often acquired from DNA samples provided by owners at dog shows to fill in the gaps. Gemma? Shes lording it over our cavalier King Charles spaniels because her ancestry goes back farther than theirs. Pets of the Week>>Fiona is a quiet and gentle 1-year-old boxer mix who weighs about 44 pounds. She knows her basics but is still a puppy, which means she has lots of energy and needs more training. She loves other dogs and people of all ages. >>Gent is a handsome 1-year-old domestic shorthair who loves to play but is also always happy occupying someones lap. >>Kellie is an adorable 2-year-old domestic shorthair. Shes happy to be around other cats, and she loves to give and receive affection. >>Odin is a 5-year-old German shepherd/Rottweiler mix who weighs about 62 pounds. Hes friendly and loving, good on his leash, eager to learn and happy to play with other dogs and people of all ages.To adopt or foster a petThis weeks pets are from Collier County Domestic Animal Services. Adoption fees for cats range from $20 to $60 and for dogs from $30 to $80, depending on age. Feels include sterilization surgery, vaccinations, pet license, ID microchip and a bag of food. Visit DAS at 7610 Davis Blvd. from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. MondaySaturday. Adoptable dogs and cats from DAS are also at For Footed Friends in Marquesa Plaza on Livingston Road from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. the rst Saturday of every month. For more information, call 252-7387 or visit This coated Xoloitzcuintli is one of several breeds believed to have DNA from ancient American dogs.


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Scrolling through my Facebook feed, I love seeing proud moms posting pictures of their kids all dressed up, standing there patiently while mom clicks her iPhone camera 1,582 times or so, trying to get the perfect shot to share. One recent night when Todd and I were out to dinner we couldnt help noticing several prom couples, the girls with fresh-from-the-salon updos and the boys looking slightly terrified, eating meals and barely talking to one another AT ALL. It rather made me wonder about the status of these couples. Coincidentally, due to being eight weeks into recovery with a broken ankle, Ive been getting an education in teen dating. You see, at physical therapy you meet a wide range of folks and at my doctors office at least, the overwhelming majority of those folks have been high school kids with sports injuries. One day last week, a pretty softball player with long blonde hair was there for rehab on her foot. She had brought a girlfriend with her, and while I worked on Achilles stretches I overheard the two talking about boys. They may as well have been speaking Swahili considering the foreign terms they used to describe dating. It turns out that in 2017, teen romance is far more complicated than ever. So, I politely interrupted the girls and requested a lesson. Heres what I learned (if you have any teenagers in your life, you might want to clip this and put it on your fridge, just so you remember): Talking Talking is the first step to becoming a couple. According to the girls I spoke with, a guy can talk to, like, five girls at the same time, without it meaning anything. And yet, it does mean something, sort of. For baby boomer or Gen X readers, the best way I can interpret talking is thats its just like flirting. So, if you ask a teen if shes dating a certain boy and she rolls her eyes and sighs, Uhg Were just TALKING, you can know that its nothing serious yet. A Thing This one sounds confusing, but as the girls explained to me, its really not. Being a thing means that if a boy was talking to five girls and he stopped talking to four of them and now only talks to one, then those two are a thing. The two wouldnt dare call themselves a thing, but their friends would know better, as in, I wouldnt try to get Jordan to talk to you. He and Chelsea are a thing. Chilling When Jordan and Chelsea finally acknowledge publicly that theyre a thing, it means theyve graduated to chilling. They still have not actually gone on a DATE yet, mind you, but they spend a lot of time together and things are starting to look good official. Hanging Out FINALLY, Jordan and Chelsea are exclusive, as Jordan has actually asked Chelsea out on a date and she has accepted. So, when you ask a teenage girl if shes got a boyfriend and she smiles, giggles, blushes and says, Well, yes, I am hanging out with a guy, you can say awesome or whatever. As a member of Gen X myself, hanging out as a teen in the s was called going together. Back then, when I told my baby boomer mother that I was going with a boy, shed ask, Going where? Id roll my eyes hard and say, Were just GOING TOGETHER. Shed roll her eyes back at me and say, You mean youre going STEADY. I had no more of an idea what going steady meant than an adult today understands what hanging out means. So, looking back at the prom couples Todd and I saw dining out recently, based on their nervous body language and the fact that they were in a group I have concluded they were somewhere between talking and chilling. And while Im pleased to learn the teenage vernacular for the romantic process, I can say without question that Im very happy to never have to repeat high school. Its way too complicated. Ciao for now, my lovelies! Stay tuned for another divalicious diary entry next week stephanieDAVIS


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B4 BUSINESS WEEK OF MAY 11-17, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY BUSINESS MEETINGS Young Professionals of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce host the In Your Future YP Summit from noon to 6 p.m. Friday, May 12, at Florida SouthWestern State College in Fort Myers. Emerging leaders from throughout the region are welcome. $55. For reservations or more information, visit or call 992-2943. The Collier County Medical Society holds its annual meeting and 60th anniversary celebration Saturday evening, May 13, at Quail Creek Country Club. For more information, email or visit www. Business After 5 for members and guests of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, May 18, at Paradise Wine. Cost is $15 for members in advance, $25 for members and others at the door. Sign up at The Leadership Collier Foundation Alumni Association hosts Behind the Scenes, an afternoon with industry leaders who have developed business cultures built on customer service, from 3-6 p.m. Friday, May 19 at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. Guest speakers are Ed Staros and Maribeth McElligott of The Ritz-Carlton Resorts and Nick Casalanguida, Collier County deputy manager. Attendees will get an exclusive behindthe-scenes tour of the resort to see how it achieves the service excellence culture. For reservations or more information, visit Public Relations Society of America-Gulf Coast Chapter members meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, at the Hilton Naples. Guest speaker Stephen Dupont, APR, vice president of public relations and branded content for Pocket Hercules in Minneapolis, Minn., will discuss how to Unleash the Power of Customer Conversations via social media pages, websites, email campaigns, newsletters, blogs and more. Cost is $27 for PRSA members, $35 for others and $20 for students. Reservations are required by May 19 and can be made at Young Professionals of Naples members and guests meet for networking and socializing from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 25, at Cavo Lounge in Mercato. For more information, email The Leadership Collier Foundation Alumni Associations Leadership Lunch series continues with a program about state and local economic development with a focus on the recent legislative session from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 31, at the Professional Development Center, 615 Third Ave. S. Guest speakers will be Crystal Stiles, economic development director for Florida Power & Light; Kristi Bartlett, vice president of economic development for the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce; and Michael Dalby, president and CEO of the Naples chamber. $15 for dues-paying LCF alumni, $20 for non-dues paying LCF alumni, $25 for non-alumni. Registration is required by May 26 and can be completed at Members, family and guests of the East Naples Merchants Association are invited to the annual summer barbecue from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, June 10, at East Naples Community Park, 3500 Thomasson Drive. Free pickleball lessons will be offered by Pickleball for All instructors from 5-6 p.m. Dinner by Two Guys Catering will be served at 6 p.m. Reservations are required for a free pickleball lesson and also for dinner ($15 per person). Sign up by emailing info@ Business After 5 for members and guests of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, June 15, at the Naples Daily News, 1100 Immokalee Road. Sign up at A Job Search Support Group meets from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Contact Karen Klukiewicz at or visit www. such as moving out of town, either to the east coast of Florida, or California, or New Orleans or Costa Rica. So its pretty much up in the air. I have friends in all those places. The Cleveland native discovered Collier County at age 15 during a visit with a SCUBA club from his hometown. We stopped in Naples as the final stop before the Keys, he says. I fell in love with Naples and said thats where I want to live, so I did. Becoming a veterinarian was Mr. Simoniks intent when he entered Ohio State University, but he ended up earning a bachelors degree in wildlife management there and later, masters degrees in environmental policy and finance from Indiana University. After graduate school, he worked as a wildlife biologist at the Barron Collier Companies citrus groves in Immokalee for one year, before spending two years in Morocco as a Peace Corps environmental educator. Then it was back to Naples, where he worked as an environmental educator with the local office of the University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service.Following a stint with Punta Gordas Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center, he worked as an environmental lobbyist for the Calusa Nature Center in Fort Myers and then the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, before moving on to the HSN. I returned to what I originally started out to do, he says. I didnt become a vet, but I still get to play with puppies and kittens. I think thats what Ill miss the most all the animals that are here. HSN was at a low point when he arrived, with a poor reputation, minimal volunteers, euthanization for treatable health issues and a recent board of directors split that saw some members resign. My first couple months here, there were days that not a single person walked into the shelter, he recalls. I think there was an attitude that was pervasive among some staff and volunteers about potential adopters that no one was good enough for our pets. So a lot of adoptions were denied and for all the wrong reasons. Very few animals went to homes. He also encountered policies he felt were not in keeping with the shelters mission, such as a ban on the adoption of cats and dogs less than 1 year old by families with children age 7 and younger. It made no sense at all, he says. It was just an obstacle to adoption. Thats who adopts pets: families with children. A no-kill policy was adopted within a few months of Mr. Simoniks taking charge, making restoring an animals health the priority. He praises the organizations board of directors for being progressive in its thinking and accepting of the changes he has proposed over the years. Weve had an outstanding board here for 12 years that has always understood the changes that weve made and that those changes have always been for the betterment of the animals. Improving the experience for visitors to HSN facilities everything from customer service to animal housing to maintaining a welcoming vibe and improving donor relations have also been essential to boosting the nonprofits fortune. I think were in a far better place now than weve ever been to continue the success that weve had over the last few years, he says, adding, I look forward to seeing that growth continue because theres so much more to do. HSNs main shelter and veterinary services are at 370 Airport-Pulling Road. For more information, visit TOPFrom page 1 COURTESY PHOTOMichael Simonik with Amos


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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 or via regular mail c/o Florida Weekly, attn: The Motley Fool. Sorry, we cant provide individual financial advice. Understanding Private EquityMany of us have heard the term private equity a lot without understanding what it is. Heres a quick overview. In a nutshell, private equity firms typically engage in the following activities: Raising money from private investors such as wealthy individuals and institutions; researching and buying companies; guiding and/or making cost-cutting improvements at those companies; selling those companies for a profit. At their best, private equity firms might be rescuing a company thats on shaky financial ground and offering valuable guidance to help right the ship. Theres a darker side to private equity firms, though. For one thing, many dont have a long-term view regarding the companies they buy: They want to boost their value and sell at a profit. Many times, thousands of workers will be laid off in the interest of cost-cutting. There are several different kinds of private equity organizations. Venture capital (VC) enterprises tend to make somewhat risky investments in young, growing companies before the companies have IPOs (initial public offerings) and issue stock to the public. Companies such as Apple and Microsoft once tapped venture capital. Leveraged buyout (LBO) outfits will buy big public companies with a lot of borrowed money. The LBO company will often take the company private and use much of its excess cash to pay off its debt, often while trying to improve the efficiency of the company. Eventually, the acquired company will be sold to another buyer or to the public, via an IPO. Private equity firms arent required to release quarterly performance reports or audited financial statements, as public companies must do. They enjoy some tax advantages as well. Money invested in private equity is often tied up for at least several years. Some of the biggest private equity firms today are The Blackstone Group, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR), Warburg Pincus, The Carlyle Group and Apollo Global Management. The biggest LBO deals have included KKRs purchase of RJR Nabisco in 1989 and Blackstones purchase of Hilton in 2007. From Pianos to InsuranceBack in the 1980s, I was in my early 20s. A broker sold me shares of BaldwinUnited. It dropped about 30 percent, and the broker suggested that if it was good before, it was even better after the drop. He sold me some more shares. When the company went bankrupt and I lost everything, the broker said it was a good lesson. It was. I never trusted a brokers advice again. I have been mostly in Vanguard index funds since. I do have a brokerage account of my own now, and Im not sold any stocks by a broker who has his interests in mind rather than mine. M.J.K., Portage, MichiganThe Fool Responds: It can sometimes be effective to buy more shares of a fallen stock, but many times stocks fall for good reasons and they can keep falling. Baldwin-United was a piano company that took on a lot of debt transforming itself into an insurance company. It ended up filing for bankruptcy when shares were trading for around $4.50 apiece. A year earlier, they had been at $50. Some brokers can serve you well, but many have conflicts of interest. Its hard to go wrong with Vanguard index funds, as theyre known for low fees and they often outperform most managed mutual funds. Even Warren Buffett has recommended low-cost index funds that track major stock indexes, such as the S&P 500. Earning Funds From FundsOne of the worlds largest mutual fund companies, T. Rowe Prices (Nasdaq: TROW) long history of excellence has made its own shares a winning investment. They have risen by about 17 percent annually, on average, over the past 25 years enough to turn a $2,000 investment into more than $100,000. The company has increased its dividends for 30 consecutive years, recently yielding a solid 3.3 percent. T. Rowe Prices success stems largely from the long-term success of its mutual funds, 85 percent of which have beaten their 10-year Lipper averages a performance benchmark for the mutual fund industry. This track record has allowed T. Rowe Price to grow its assets under management to more than $810 billion as of the end of 2016. Analysts estimate that T. Rowe Price can grow its earnings per share by more than 9 percent annually over the next five years. The company is guided by its founders principles, such as Put clients first and Act with integrity and accountability, and top managers have an average of 16 years investment experience. T. Rowe Prices financial structure is solid, too, with no debt on its balance sheet, giving it the stability to endure many negative economic events. The stocks price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio, recently only in the mid-teens, is well below its five-year average of about 19 and suggests that its undervalued. I was born in the Great Depression, when my founder moved to Arkansas and began delivering chickens. My business got a boost in World War II, as chicken wasnt among the foods being rationed and demand for it grew. Today Im a top global food company, producing about 1 in every 5 pounds of chicken, beef and pork in the U.S. My brands include Jimmy Dean, Hillshire Farm, Sara Lee, Ball Park, Wright, Aidells and State Fair. I employ more than 110,000 people, operate in more than 110 countries and rake in about $37 billion annually. Who am I? (Answer: Tyson Foods) Overvalued or Undervalued?QHow can beginning investors know when a stock is overvalued or undervalued? R.Y., Lancaster, Pennsylv aniaANo one can know for sure. Seasoned and savvy investors might perform discounted cash flow analyses with spreadsheets and may crunch other numbers, too, but their results will still be based on assumptions and estimates. Even great investors will disagree on the fair value of a stock.Beginners can get a rough idea of how attractive a stocks price is by comparing its current price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio with its historical P/E range over the past five to 10 years. Coca-Cola, for example, was recently trading with a P/E around 29. A glance at its P/Es past (available at, among other sites) shows that its average P/E over the past five years is roughly 23. That suggests that Cokes stock may be overvalued right now.Of course, theres much more to the picture. Potential investors should assess its strengths, weaknesses and competitive advantages, among other things, along with its cash, debt, profit margins and growth rates. ***QIs there a way to find out what Social Security benefits I will receive in retirement? T.N., Watertown, WisconsinAThe Social Security Administration (SSA) will mail an estimate of benefits to some folks once they turn 60. Anyone can set up an online Social Security account at, which will let you review your earnings history and check your estimated future benefits at any time. This can help you plan for when you want to start collecting, as you can get bigger or smaller payments by starting your benefits later or earlier than your expected retirement age. For more retirement guidance, try our Rule Your Retirement newsletter for free at Want more information about stocks? Send us an email to i n w n r e e r n n n p n v e i p r e a n es s in 89 c been p W h o a m T h in k We ll anno u ed ition. 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B6 BUSINESS WEEK OF MAY 11-17, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYbroadly expanded concessions and even dinner menus, with food and drink specials on special days, for example. Thats where the money is for theater owners, they say, since ticket sales themselves generate income primarily for the studios that make the movies and rent them to theaters in the first place. At the upscale Silverspot Cinema at Mercato in North Naples, for example, theres a Mothers Day special with limited seating and reservations required for a showing of Trilogy. For $29.99 it includes a three-course brunch with bloody Marys and/or mimosas. Theres a special kids menu, too. Silverspot also offers Mommys morning movies the first show of the day, for $7. On Terrific Tuesdays movies are $8, and a medium popcorn and soda cost $7. Theres the occasional Spaghetti Western Night for $23 that comes with a pre-movie spaghetti dinner followed by a screening of a classic spaghetti western such as Once Upon a Time in the West. Randi Emerman, Silverspots vice president of strategic planning, has a bigger vision in which promotions can become education, or even therapy of sorts. When The Wall a serious film about two soldiers who rely on a wall for survival, one on each side opens Friday, May 12, shes recruited a philanthropist to pick up the tab for 150 veterans. (See Florida Weekly film critic Dan Hudaks review of The Wall on page C15). Ms. Emerman says Silverspot promotions also include educational lectures and some activities just for fun in connection with certain screenings. We like to bring the films theatrics into the theater, too, she says. AMC theaters have upped the ante at the concession stands, with menus that include items such as chicken waffle sandwiches, and sliders and a 1.5-pound Bavarian Legend Pretzel. And brand new this month: caramel M&Ms. When you buy a large popcorn combo you get half-off a package of the new caramel M&Ms, says Ryan Noonan, public relations director for the Kansas City-based company. AMCs biggest promotion recliner seating came along starting about seven years ago. The recliner seating youre seeing in AMC theaters in Florida and now in many theaters nationwide was our initiative, Mr. Noonan says. When everybody else started doing that too, he adds, AMC expanded to a wider range of food and beverage options, from menu options to dine-in theater where moviegoers can tap a button at their seat and summon a server for food and drink One more thing, says Mr. Noonan, whose company has theaters in all Florida Weekly markets: Weve focused on an increase in the premium experience. We have more I-MAX theaters than anybody in North America, and weve recently partnered with Dolby to roll out Dolby AMC, with a Dolby Vision laser projector and Dolby sound so when theres an explosion on screen When theres an explosion on screen its not just blockbuster season, its blockBOOMbuster season, apparently.A look backIt wasnt always this way. Bill Kilpatrick, a Cape Coral-based writer who grew up during the Great Depression, recalls one of the most compelling summer promotions in New York Citys Shubert Theatre in the 1930s was ice huge blocks of it transported in from upstate and positioned in the back so electric fans could blow air across it, thus cooling off moviegoers who had come in from the sweltering heat of the city. After Mr. Kilpatrick returned home from World War II, he worked as a movie promoter. When Joseph E. Levine produced his first Embassy Pictures film, Hercules, in 1957, his plan was to promote the hell out of it and then release it blockbuster fashion that is, simultaneously in theaters nationwide, Mr. Kilpatrick recalls. Accordingly, he said out loud and in skillfully written press releases (with Mr. Kilpatricks light-footed prose much in evidence) that he would spend a million dollars advertising the movie, and to prove it he had us set up a press party at New Yorks Plaza Hotel. Displayed in the lobby and watched over like hawks by armed guards was a transparent box (Plexiglass) containing stacks of real greenbacks adding up to a million dollars, which in those days was hot stuff. I mean, who had ever even seen a million dollars in cold cash? As a promotion alone, the effort resulted in stellar success. Hercules hit theaters at the height of the blockbuster season, on July 22, 1957. In the greater New York area alone it opened in 145 theaters, Mr. Kilpatrick remembers. Preceding it was a full-page ad in color in Life magazine. Similar pre-release ads appeared in newspapers and magazines, again nationwide. And Mr. Levine went on to become a millionaire and an authentic movie mogul. MOVIESFrom page 1 COURTESY PHOTOPromotions like these at Silverspot help bring in the summer crowds.COURTESY PHOTOPopcorn need we say any more? Edison Park 8 offers it free to seniors on certain days. MONEY & INVESTINGU.S. must heed the lesson of Puerto Ricos massive debt, bankruptcyWith all the amazing advances scientists are making around the world, one, which has seemingly been left out, is time travel. It has been 50 years since Albert Einstein developed theories on this subject, yet it seems we are no closer to jumping into a Delorean and being able to meet your great-greatgreat grandchildren. I guess our brightest scientists have been too busy focusing on developing artificial intelligence, which will predict which YouTube video I would be most likely to click on, or a smart phone camera which will make me look like a supermodel. Luckily for us, however, the island territory of Puerto Rico has enabled all of us to jump forward in time and see the likely future of the U.S. financial markets. Puerto Rico filed a form of bankruptcy after years of struggling under debt payments that it could not hope to repay. So how did Puerto Rico get to this place and what does it foretell about the U.S. financial markets? For decades, the economy of Puerto Rico was robust. First, it had a healthy tourism revenue stream with worldclass beaches and hotels attracting people from all over the globe. And second, the island attracted multi-national corporations and manufacturing facilities because of the special tax-exempt status of the territory. But things started to go south for Puerto Rico in the 1990s. First, Congress changed the tax laws, which eliminated the tax benefits for the territory. This caused many manufacturing facilities, especially in the pharmaceutical industry, to leave the island. Thousands of jobs disappeared. Then the Great Recession 10 years later dramatically cut tourist and development dollars from flowing into the territory. Unfortunately, the government of Puerto Rico did not react well. No politician wants to cut services and those on the island were no exception. Despite the massive loss of revenue and jobs, the government made the decision to maintain its spending. To bridge the revenue shortfall, it started to borrow heavily. But despite massive government spending, it could not make up for the thousands of private sector job losses and the economy contracted year after year. Without opportunity, tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans left their home and moved to the U.S. mainland. Most of these people were its most wealthy, skilled and educated, which put further pressure on the economy. Today, unemployment in Puerto Rico is over 60 percent. With declining revenue and ballooning debt, of course Puerto Ricos finances were unsustainable. The government did everything it could to meet its obligations including even under-funding its pension obligations to its retired workers just so it could pay basic services like its electric bills and police salaries. But the house of cards fell and the islands governor invoked a form of bankruptcy, called Promessa, which deals with insolvent territories. It did so to prevent its bondholders from suing the island for immediate repayment of debt which it had no hope of repaying. Puerto Ricos bankruptcy is the largest U.S. municipal bankruptcy by a huge magnitude. The previous record holder was Detroits $18 billion bankruptcy in 2013. Puerto Rico has over $120 billion in debt. The pain of this insolvency will be spread among many groups. Bondholders, including many retirees who enjoyed Puerto Ricos tax-free interest payments, will almost certainly lose some of their principal in a restructuring. But the real losers will be the people of Puerto Rico. With no ability to borrow more money, the government will be forced to cut services to the bare bone. This will push the island into an even greater economic and population decline. In addition, many anticipate that the government pensions will never be fully funded, depriving those retired of money they earned. Clearly, the painful and terrible events in Puerto Rico are a warning to us all. When economic events in a country change, it is the governments job to adapt and not just placate the population with a head in the sand approach. Just like Puerto Rico, the U.S. government is faced with massive underfunded entitlements and revenues that do not come close to matching its spending obligations. And while things are fine for now, we do not have a time machine to know what event can start a chain of reactions that can put us all in serious financial turmoil. The time to act is now. R t c p t


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B8 BUSINESS WEEK OF MAY 11-17, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Like us on to see more photos. We take more society and business networking photos at area events than we can t in the newspaper. Send us your society and business networking photos. Include the names of everyone in the picture. Email them to cpierce@ Aid Services 2017 Barristers Bash VIP partyMADELINE YOUNG / COURTESY PHOTOS COURTESY PHOTOS Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce annual golf tourney at Quail Creek CC NETWORKING 1. Jennifer Ruiz Garay, Celeste Larsen, Roger Perry and Edward Larsen 2. Benerita Brophy, William Canavan, Evelyn Navarro and Irlanda Ruiz 3. Tony Karrat and Judge Janeice Martin 4. Jennifer Nackley, Kelley Geraghty Price and Carol OCallaghan 5. Shelley Perry, Carol OCallaghan, Jennifer Nackley and Rebecca Vaccariello 6. Jeff Ahren, Craig Kelley and Curtis Cassner 1. Derrick Ayers, Bud Hornbeck, Theo Etzel and Garrett Richter 2. Craig Bamberg 3. Rachel Henderson and Frank Duggan 4. Steve Dombkowski, Jordan Scardigno, Stan Geer and Pam Fultz 5. Frank Clements, Craig DeLongy, Scott Boyd and Brant DeLongy 1 1 6 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5

PAGE 29 Heritage Bay $225,000 Move-In ready, furnished 2BR, 2BA condo with golf equity, pro shop, clubhouse dining, lake view & more! Cypress Woods Golf & C.C. $299,900Turnkey 2BR, 2BA plus den Grand Cypress beauty! Golf equity & awesome amenities including an exercise room. Vasari $399,9003BR, 2.5BA plus den unit. Open oor plan, over 2500 Sq. Ft. of living space, golf equity & spotless! PAMPER YOURSELF IN LUXURY! MARVELOUS LANAI TO ENJOY THE OUTDOORS! YOUR SLICE OF PARADISE! Boasting nearly 4,800 square feet of living area spread across two levels with plenty of bedrooms for family and guests, this Dubonnet Grande is on an oversized corner lot with room to play catch in the yard with the kids and space to build your dream pool. A neutral backdrop gives you a blank canvas upon which to showcase your personality through furnishings and artwork. Picture windows throughout capture the sunlight, and an upstairs balcony brings in gentle breezes and lake views. Theres a well-appointed kitchen, loft area, recreation room and family room, tons of closet space, a huge laundry and more, all within a gated community with amenities including walking trails, a pool with waterfall and cabanas, a lap pool, a play area, a tiki hut and a clubhouse with fitness center, lockers, a social hall with catering kitchen and a game room. Theres also indoor basketball, a social director and an onsite tennis director and har-tru courts. Alysia Shivers of John R. Wood Properties has the listing for $729,900. To arrange a showing or for more information, call 877-9732, email or visit www.aroundthetownwithalysia. com. WEEK OF MAY 11-17, 2017 | B9WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYREAL ESTATE House Hunting2700 Crystal Way, Riverstone CBIA says Skys the Limit The Sales & Marketing Council of the Collier Building Industry Association presents its 2017 real estate industry panel, The Skys the Limit, Wednesday evening, May 24, at the Hilton Naples. John Wiseman of CORE Construction will moderate a discussion with panelists John Hillman of London Bay Homes, Matthew Kragh of MHK Architecture & Planning, Dominic Pallni, president of the Naples Area Board of Realtors and broker/owner of Vanderbilt Realty and Mark Stevens of Stevens Construction. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for networking and heavy hors doeuvres, and the presentation is from 6:15-7:30 p.m. Admission is $25 for members of the Sales & Marketing Council, $40 for CBIA and NABOR members and $50 for others. Guests are also asked to bring a pack of batteries, a toy or a sports ball for the CBIA toy drive that benefits students at Pinecrest and Shadowlawn elementary schools. B-Squared Advertising is the event sponsor. Tabletop sponsorships are available and include two tickets, table signage and recognition at the event. Sign up at or call 436-6100. Second AQUA tower completeConstruction is complete on the second 11-story tower at AQUA at Pelican Isle. Seven residences, including one penthouse unit, are available. Homes at AQUA have three or four bedrooms, 3 baths and either a living/ family room or living/family room plus den. Prices start at $1.995 million. The available penthouse has more than 6,599 square feet under air and is priced at $4.85 million. There are four bedrooms, 4 baths, a grand salon, family room (or den or fifth bedroom), dining room, master study with wet bar and more than 3,000 square feet of outdoor living area spanning the entire west side of the residence overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and Wiggins Bay. Naples-based PACT Realty is the exclusive listing agent for AQUA at Pelican Isle. For more information, stop at the information center at 13674 Vanderbilt Drive, call 591-2727 or visit

PAGE 30 | 239.21 3 EXCELLENC E Florida Locations: Bonita Springs/Ester o Naples/Marco Island, O North Carolina Locations: Ca s and Sapphire Vall e N A P L E S Extraordinary 5 BR, 6 BA Estate, Over 9,700 S.F. 180 Degree Bay View $ 1 3 9 7 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 2 0 0 6 7 D o n D e L u c a 2 3 9 2 1 3 9 1 0 0 OPEN DAILY 1:00PM 4:00PM PORT ROYALN A P L E S Unique Contemporary Zen Design 5 BR + Den, 5 BA, 3-Car Garage $ 3 7 9 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 2 9 9 5 4 D o u g H a u g h e y 2 3 9 9 6 1 1 5 6 1 NEW LISTING PARK SHOREN A P L E S Full Golf Membership Included Over 6,000 S.F., 4 Bedrooms + Den $ 2 2 4 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 6 4 9 1 2 P a t t i F o r t u n e & C h a r l e s G o f f 2 3 9 2 7 2 8 4 9 4 GLASGOW AT TWIN EAGLES 1 9 6 3 A L A M A N D A D R N A P L E S Remote Key West Home w/Garden Area Exceptionally Large & Newer Style MBR $ 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 2 3 9 0 9 J o h n A y c o c k 2 3 9 7 7 7 9 8 9 8 OPEN 5/14 1:00PM 4:00PM MOORINGS2 2 3 5 1 B A N Y A N H I D E A W A Y D R B O N I T A Watch Eagles from Your Spectacular Lanai Private, Lakefront, 3 BR + Den, Cul-De-Sac $ 1 1 4 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 2 0 2 2 9 G a r y R y a n 2 3 9 2 7 3 6 7 9 6 OPEN 5/14 1:00PM 4:00PM SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKSN A P L E S 3 BR + Den, Loft, Pool & Spa 3,218 $ 9 9 9 0 0 0 C a l l F o r D e t a i l s T h e T a r a n t o T e a m 2 3 9 5 7 2 3 0 7 8 LUSSO VILLAS N A P L E S 2-Story Waterfront Villa 3 Suites, 3.5 Bathrooms $ 7 3 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 1 8 6 4 2 T h e T a r a n t o T e a m 2 3 9 5 7 2 3 0 7 8 GOLDEN SHORES2 3 1 4 5 F O X B E R R Y L N B O N I T A Quiet Wooded Lot w/Park Next Door Private Pool/Spa Surrounded by Vegetation $ 7 3 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 1 6 4 5 8 G a r y R y a n 2 3 9 2 7 3 6 7 9 6 OPEN 5/14 1:00PM 4:00PM SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKSN A P L E S Large 3 BR + Den, 3 BA, Pool Home Newly Updated $ 7 2 9 9 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 0 7 7 1 2 P a t t i F o r t u n e & T r i s h a K e n t 2 3 9 2 7 2 8 4 9 4 STONEBRIDGE2 7 2 9 1 S R I V E R S I D E D R B O N I T A 130' Along Imperial RiverGulf Access 3BR,2BA,Charming&FullyRenovated $ 6 8 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 2 7 4 8 6 L o r e t t a Y o u n g T e a m L a V i t a 2 3 9 4 5 0 5 0 2 2 OPEN 5/14 1:00PM 4:00PM PLAN OF RIVERSIDE N A P L E S 2-Story, 4 BR, 3 BA Home Cathedral Ceiling, Loft & Den $ 5 5 2 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 6 0 2 3 5 T h e T a r a n t o T e a m 2 3 9 5 7 2 3 0 7 8 LELY RESORTN A P L E S 3 BR + Den, 2.5 BA, 3-Car Garage Upgraded Kitchen/Breakfast Bar $ 5 4 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 6 5 9 4 1 V i t o B a u e r 2 3 9 7 7 7 7 0 8 0 BLACK BEAR RIDGEB O N I T A Priced to Sell, Upgrades Galore, 2,562 S.F. 3 BR + Den, 2.5 BA, Salt Water Pool $ 5 3 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 1 5 4 5 8 L i n d a R a m s e y 2 3 9 4 0 5 3 0 5 4 HAWTHORNEB O N I T A Beautiful 4 BR, 3 Full BA, 3-Car Garage, Pool Lake & Golf Course Views $ 5 3 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 2 1 0 6 2 T h e B o e g l i n T e a m 2 3 9 2 8 7 6 4 1 4 SPANISH WELLS B O N I T A Turnkey Furnished, 2nd Floor Condo 3 BR, 2 BA, 1-Car Garage, Open Floor Plan $ 4 3 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 2 9 5 7 9 C o n n i e L u m m i s T h e L u m m i s T e a m 2 3 9 2 8 9 3 5 4 3 NEW LISTING BONITA BAYN A P L E S Resort Style Living, Minutes to 5th Ave. 2nd Floor 2 BR, 2 BA Unit $ 4 1 9 9 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 2 4 4 2 4 R o g e r S t e n i n g 2 3 9 7 7 0 4 7 0 7 NAPLES BAY RESORTN A P L E S Centrally Located, "A" Rated School District Greatly Maintained Community, Low Fees $ 4 1 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 0 3 0 1 3 D o d o n a & O r n e l a R o b o c i T e a m 2 3 9 7 7 6 8 1 2 3 THE ORCHARDSB O N I T A 1st Floor, Well Maintained, 3 BR, 2 BA Condo Enjoy Golf Course Views from Screened Lanai $ 3 9 8 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 2 7 2 6 3 L a r r y B e l l 2 3 9 9 1 9 4 4 0 4 NEW LISTING PELICAN LANDING B O N I T A 3 BR, 2 BA, Double Lot, 1,640 S.F., Lake View 55+ Community, Great Amenities & Low Fees $ 3 1 5 9 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 3 0 4 8 9 A l D i a g o 2 3 9 3 3 3 2 3 7 5 NEW LISTING BONITA FAIRWAYSB O N I T A Visit for Details Spacious w/2 Bedrooms & 2 Bathrooms $ 2 9 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 2 8 8 7 9 G a r y J e f f & B e c k y J a a r d a 2 3 9 2 7 3 4 5 9 6 NEW LISTING BONITA BAYN A P L E S A Golfer's Dream Come True Amenities: Golf, Tennis, Exercise Room $ 2 6 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 2 3 1 2 9 M a r k S e m e r a r o 2 3 9 3 7 0 2 4 5 5 HIGH POINT COUNTRY CLUBN A P L E S Old Naples Hot Spot 1 BR, 1 BA Condo $ 2 3 0 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 0 5 0 8 1 T h e T a r a n t o T e a m 2 3 9 5 7 2 3 0 7 8 BAYVIEW

PAGE 31 3 .9100 E o Cape Coral, Captiva Island, Fort Myers, cala and Sanibel Island s hiers/Lake Glenville, Highlands e y/Lake Toxaway N A P L E S A Singular Opportunity at Venetian Villas Bay, Dock, 2-Car Garage $ 2 1 7 4 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 0 6 6 6 7 S t e v e S u d d e t h & J e n n N i c o l a i 2 3 9 7 8 4 0 6 9 3 PARK SHORE1 0 0 7 2 M A G N O L I A B E N D B O N I T A Designer Decorated Amazing Golf Course View $ 1 5 9 9 9 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 6 0 1 4 6 K e v i n & K a r e n W e l c h 2 3 9 2 2 3 7 0 0 6 OPEN 5/14 1:00PM 4:00PM SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKSN A P L E S Luxury Residence w/Tranquil Lake View Infinity Edge Pool & Spillover Spa $ 1 5 9 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 6 9 6 1 1 D r u & G r e g M a r t i n o v i c h 2 3 9 3 2 5 3 5 0 5 NEW PRICE MEDITERRA 2 2 9 0 1 S H A D Y K N O L L D R B O N I T A Private Lot with Great Lake Views 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms + Den $ 9 2 9 9 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 2 9 1 3 3 G a r y R y a n 2 3 9 2 7 3 6 7 9 6 OPEN 5/14 1:00PM 4:00PM SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKSN A P L E S 3 BR, 3.5 BA, 2-Story Waterfront Townhouse Existing One Year Lease at $3,000/Mo. $ 8 2 0 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 4 0 3 0 9 6 6 S t e v e S u d d e t h & J e n n N i c o l a i 2 3 9 7 8 4 0 6 9 3 GOLDEN SHORESN A P L E S 6 Bedrooms + Den, 5 Bathrooms Private Yard w/Salt Water Pool $ 7 4 9 9 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 0 3 8 9 9 P a t t i F o r t u n e 2 3 9 2 7 2 8 4 9 4 MARBELLA LAKES B O N I T A 4 BR, 3 BA, 2,519 S.F., Turnkey 2-Car Garage, Heated Pool/Spa, Paver Deck $ 6 7 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 2 7 9 3 8 G r e g L e w i s T h e L e w i s T e a m 2 3 9 2 8 7 1 1 5 8 NEW LISTING SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKSN A P L E S 3 BR + Den, 2 BA w/Southern Exposure Many Upgrades, Fabulous, Private Lake View $ 6 5 0 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 6 3 6 9 1 J o h n A y c o c k 2 3 9 7 7 7 9 8 9 8 CROSSINGS AT MILL RUNN A P L E S Totally Remodeled, 3 BR, 2 BA Condo Turnkey Furnished, 2nd Floor Unit $ 6 4 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 2 6 3 0 1 L i z A p p l i n g 2 3 9 2 7 2 7 2 0 1 MOORINGSN A P L E S 3 BR + Den, 2.5 BA Townhome 1-Car Garage, Wood Flooring $ 6 2 0 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 7 9 4 5 1 V i t o B a u e r 2 3 9 7 7 7 7 0 8 0 PELICAN BAY N A P L E S 2 BR, 2 BA Condo w/Boat Dock Beach & Boating Access $ 5 1 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 0 2 4 2 1 D e b o r a h V i g l a s 2 3 9 2 1 5 2 0 3 5 YACHT HARBORB O N I T A Turnkey Furnished, 3 BR + Den, 3 BA, Pool & Spa Beautiful Golf Course & Sunset Views $ 5 0 9 9 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 2 2 8 6 1 T h e B o e g l i n T e a m 2 3 9 2 8 7 6 4 1 4 SPANISH WELLSN A P L E S Oakmont Model, 3 BR + Den, 2 BA Home New A/C, Custom Cabinets in Den $ 4 7 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 0 9 6 0 8 R o g e r S t e n i n g 2 3 9 7 7 0 4 7 0 7 VERONA WALKN A P L E S Best Home in Indigo Lakes Peaceful Lake Views $ 4 5 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 2 6 8 1 6 D o u g H a u g h e y 2 3 9 9 6 1 1 5 6 1 NEW PRICE INDIGO LAKES B O N I T A 2 BR + Den, 2 BA, Over 1,900 S.F. Panoramic Water & Golf Course Views $ 3 6 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 3 0 0 3 1 S a n d y K a s s T h e F a g a n T e a m 2 3 9 2 9 2 4 0 4 4 NEW LISTING BONITA BAYN A P L E S Completely Remodeled, 4 BR, 3 BA New Island Kitchen, Cabinets & Granite $ 3 4 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 7 8 3 8 1 D o d o n a & O r n e l a R o b o c i T e a m 2 3 9 7 7 6 8 1 2 3 VALENCIA LAKESB O N I T A Turnkey Low Density Bundled Golf $ 3 2 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 1 5 7 7 2 B e t t e P i t z e r 2 3 9 5 6 0 2 6 2 7 COPPERLEAF AT THE BROOKSN A P L E S Nicely Appointed, 3 BR, Walk-Up Condo Beautiful Lake Views $ 3 1 9 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 2 1 6 7 9 D o u g H a u g h e y 2 3 9 9 6 1 1 5 6 1 BRIDGEWATER BAY M A R C O I S L A N D Boat & RV Paradise Found Minutes to Gulf of Mexico $ 2 2 0 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 5 2 8 2 8 K a t i e B r a d y R i g s b y 2 3 9 7 7 0 6 0 6 1 OUTDOOR RESORTSN A P L E S Tropical Oasis, Expansive Lake Views Turnkey with Quality Furnishings $ 1 8 5 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 2 1 0 8 0 L i z B i s w u r m 2 3 9 3 7 0 0 3 1 2 NEW PRICE DEAUVILLE LAKE CLUBN A P L E S Furnished, 2nd Floor Unit 2 BR, 2 BA, Great Golf Course Views $ 1 8 0 0 0 0 M L S 2 1 6 0 7 6 3 3 0 L i z A p p l i n g 2 3 9 2 7 2 7 2 0 1 GLADES GOLF & COUNTRY CLUBN A P L E S 1st Floor 2 BR, 2 BA Turnkey Condo Golf Course Views, Bundled Golf $ 1 6 9 9 0 0 M L S 2 1 7 0 2 4 0 2 9 L i z A p p l i n g 2 3 9 2 7 2 7 2 0 1 GLADES GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB


B12 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF MAY 11-17, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYSold: Celine Dions Jupiter Island home for $38.5 million WWW.TOPTENREALESTATEDEALS.COMAfter being placed on the market almost four years ago, the Jupiter Island waterpark home built by Celine Dion and her husband, Renee Angelil, has just sold. Celine and Renee purchased the 5-acre lot in 2008 for $7 million and began building the Bahamian-inspired mansion in 2010. Within its 20,000 square feet there are 13 bedrooms, 14 bathrooms and a golf simulator. Multiple expansive glass walls allow for wide views of the waterfront property that includes tennis courts and a guesthouse. The property earned its waterpark home moniker thanks to a lavish pool system that requires 500,000 gallons of water and includes two swimming pools, two water slides, a lazy river, water cannons and a tree house. After starting her Caesars Palace residency in Las Vegas and with Renees illness in 2013, it was not possible for Celine to get much use out of the home. The home was initially introduced at $72 million in 2013 and went through several price cuts from $72 million to $62.5 million to $45.5 million before its final sale price of $38.5 million. Sothebys International in Florida and Canada arranged the sale and though the new owners have not yet been identified, it is believed that they will be using the property as a vacation home. Visit www.TopTenRealEstateDeals. com for more historic, celebrity and otherwise noteworthy properties and real estate news. Port Royal bayfront estate sells for $17.7 million SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYPremier Sothebys International Realty recently represented both buyer and seller in the sale of a $17.7 million estate at 3750 Rum Row in Port Royal. Linda Richards Malone represented the European buyer and Thomas Gasbarro represented the seller. According to the Naples Area Board of Realtors, it was the highest-priced home sale in Port Royal and all of Naples in 2016 and thus far in 2017. Artfully designed by Stofft-Cooney Architecture and built by BCB Homes, the home is positioned along the southern edge of Hidden Bay overlooking Man-O-War Cove. Interior design by Ficarra Design Associates balances modern architecture and contemporary design with warm finishes. Situated on nearly an acre with 170 feet of bay frontage, the 9,512-squarefoot residence has six bedrooms, eight full baths, two half-baths, two laundry rooms and two two-car garages. The Nantucket-inspired guesthouse is the ideal retreat for in-laws, au-pair or visiting guests. Additional features of the home include a gym, wine bar, gaming room, entertaining space with 75-inch flatscreen television, elevator and two laundry rooms. For more information about Premier Sothebys International Realty, visit MALONE GASBARROCOURTESY PHOTOS


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MAY 11-17, 2017 REAL ESTATE B13 We Live It! We Love It! We Sell It!Weekly Realty Group Pam Weekly Roy WeeklyVisit Our Website For Detailed Property Information & Virtual Tours | 239-793-8762 | 239-877-4253 239-877-4254 We Are Your #1 Mediterra Realtors! 14916 Celle Way | $4,995,000 29170 Marcello Way | $2,750,000 16695 Lucarno Way | $1,799,000 15639 Villoresi Way | $899,99929110 Brendisi Way #201| $639,00015505 Monterosso Ln #102 | $549,500 Southern Exposure! No Wait List For Golf Membership!NEW LISTING! Sweeping Long Lake Views! Shimmering Lake Views! Exceptional Two Story Villa!239-793-8762 Villoresi at Mediterra | | Ravello at Mediterra | | Marcello at Mediterra Brendisi at Mediterra Lucarno at Mediterra Monterosso at Mediterra REAL ESTATE NEWSMAKERSDomain Realty welcomes the following real estate professionals to its staff: Jonathan Blaze, Pete Flores, Adrian Kastner, Danielle Manziano and Brett Ortengren. Top producers for closed sales in April at Domain Realty were: Chuck Gallo, top agent, followed by Angela Lutzi, Whitey Phillips, Stacey Reed and Carolyn Ballard. Ashton Woods has three new singlefamily plans in Marsh Cove at Fiddlers Creek, offering golf or water views in a resort-style community with club and spa, golf course and private marina. Prices begin in the mid-$600,000s. Construction will begin soon on two of the new plans, with availability as early as this coming fall. The two-story Aracena has four bedrooms, 3 baths and a den in 3,512 square feet of living space. A two-story foyer leads to the dining room and family room. The ground-floor master suite is connected to the family room by a private vestibule and includes a private lanai. There also is the option of converting the rear den into a sitting room within the master suite. The guest bedrooms and a game room are all on the second floor. The Valencia is a one-story residence with three bedrooms, 2 baths and a den in 2,503 square feet of living space. The Navarra is a one-story floor plan with four bedrooms and 2 baths in 2,802 square feet of living space. Each new home by Ashton Woods has an array of design options, including French or folding doors, tray ceilings in the master suite and family room, an alternative master bath design with a freestanding tub, sliding glass doors, an extended covered lanai, an additional bedroom or an expanded three-car garage. Buyers can collaborate with the professional design team at the Studio by Ashton Woods, sharing their vision and working together to create a home that is as uniquely theirs. Off Collier Boulevard on the way to Marco Island, Fiddlers Creek has a 54,000-square-foot club and spa with fitness center, swimming complex, tennis courts and casual and fine dining restaurants. Homeowners can join The Golf Club at Fiddlers Creek and the Tarpon Club at Fiddlers Creek for full-service beach and boating activities. For more information, call 571-6857 or visit www. fiddlers-creek. Diamond Custom Homes has started construction of a 9,117-square-foot estate home on Williston Way in Quail West Golf & Country Club. The twostory, six-bedroom, six full bath and two half-bath private residence showcases a British West Indies architectural style by John Cooney of Stofft Cooney Architects, landscape architecture by Christian Andrea of Architectural Land Design and interior design by Mark Vanagas and Lusia Lou Shafran of Pacifica Interior Design. With 5,100 square feet under air, the first floor includes a main entry, foyer, study, master suite with outdoor shower, en-suite guest bedroom, powder room, great room with 20-foot vaulted ceiling, formal dining room, butlers pantry, bar with wine cooler, gourmet kitchen with breakfast nook, guest VIP suite, pool bath, mud room, utility room and threecar garage plus golf cart bay. A sizeable lounge and three additional en-suite bedrooms anchor the 1,361-square-foot second floor. Natural light streams throughout the upper story rooms from a covered balcony adjacent to the guest bedrooms and another balcony overlooking the driveway. More than 1,158 square feet of outdoor living space includes the lanai with a 12-foot vaulted ceiling, retractable roll down screens, a fireplace, a large sitting and conversation area in front of the fireplace, several covered and sunbathing seating areas, a walk-up bar accessible from both the lanai and the pool deck, a spacious dining area, and a kitchen with a gas-fired grill. A multi-level pool deck accentuates the infinity-edge pool and a spa overlooks the beautifully landscaped yard transformed into an outdoor oasis complete with a custom made stone fire pit at the rear of the property accessible by way of a brick paver walkway. For more information, call 325-4600 or visit www.diamondcustomhomesFL. com. The Aracena by Ashton Woods is one of three new plans available in the Marsh Cove neighborhood at Fiddlers Creek. A rendering of Diamond Custome Homes newest private residence underway in Quail West.


1 1 24090 Cutlass Lane Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216066064 $11,450,000 2750 Treasure Lane Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216072570 $4,495,000 3200 Gordon Drive Lisa Tashjian 239.259.7024 Web ID 217001730 $5,995,000 1212 Spyglass Lane Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 217004127 $11,900,000 475 Galleon Drive Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216075346 $4,500,0001 2 3 4 5 3 4 5 PORT ROYAL THE MOORINGS // COQUINA SANDS 4 3 5Lucerne #501 Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 Web ID 217030303 $869,000 Via Delno #901 Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216077442 $3,995,000 Lucerne #602 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216075283 $1,295,000 Gramercy #8N Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216056046 $1,799,000 Jennifer Shores #209 Pat Duggan 239.213.7445 Web ID 217030837 $699,0001 2 3 4 5685 2nd Street South Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217013281 $4,850,000 2211 South Winds Drive James Bates 239.961.3973 Web ID 216069980 $9,975,000 495 18th Avenue South Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216027889 $3,695,000 675 2nd Street South Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217013292 $4,975,000 Esmeralda on Eighth #201 Paul Gray 239.273.0403 Web ID 217030595 $1,999,0001 2 3 4 5 1 3 4 5 2 2 OLD NAPLES // AQUALANE SHORES ROYAL HARBOR PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM Bay Harbor Fred Wagneri#35on the REAL Trends 500 by sales volume, 2016NATIONALLY RANKED


Aria #704 Amy Becker/Leah Ritchey 239.272.3229 Web ID 216077569 $3,299,000 Enclave #9 Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 Web ID 217030774 $5,950,000 Brittany #1906 Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 Web ID 217017756 $2,995,000 Dorchester PH B Cynthia Rosa 239.287.6015 Web ID 217022883 $1,825,000 Brighton #803 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 217029846 $5,195,000 14793 Canton Court ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 217029961 $425,000 528 Devils Lane Linda Perry/Judy Perry 239.404.7052 Web ID 217005471 $1,999,000 Breakwater #4-203 Jeannie McGearty 239.248.4333 Web ID WASS042817IHE $839,900 300 Mermaids Bight Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216069727 $6,950,000 Swan Lake Club #C1 Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 Web ID 217005722 $399,500 Horizon House #500 Sandra McCarthy-Meeks 239.287.7921 Web ID BOSN042917IHE $849,900 4131 Belair Lane Linda Ohler 239.404.6460 Web ID 217006286 $1,299,000 Mystique #303 Urness/Tarkenton 239.598.9900 Web ID 216028811 $3,400,000 Marbella #1004 Susan Barton 239.860.1412 Web ID 217021409 $2,180,000 Mystique #701 Urness/Tarkenton 239.598.9900 Web ID 216016741 $6,000,000 San Marino #201B Linda Ohler 239.404.6460 Web ID 217006660 $699,000 Chateaumere #C-402 Heidi Deen 239.370.5388 Web ID 216061876 $598,000 St. Laurent #305 Beth McNichols 239.821.3304 Web ID 216070423 $925,000 Toscana #403 Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433 Web ID 217030775 $1,850,000 8707 Purslane Drive Terri Moellers 239.213.7344 Web ID 216058333 $1,899,000 2337 Cheshire Lane Terri Moellers 239.213.7344 Web ID 216065536 $1,195,000 Biltmore #1502 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 216013177 $3,895,000 1286 Waggle Way Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 Web ID 217009397 $6,450,000 8727 Purslane Drive Terri Moellers 239.213.7344 Web ID 216060834 $1,999,999 Seville #1721 Roya Nouhi 239.290.9111 Web ID 217030872 $549,900 Marquesa #601 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 216035604 $1,850,000 6502 Carema Lane Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216063008 $1,279,000 107 San Salvador Street Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217010344 $929,000 4281 1st Avenue SW ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 217006280 $874,000 7445 Martinique Terrace Ruth Bethem 239.777.7007 Web ID 217003875 $1,650,000 Bayfront #3506 Valerie Bee 239.398.3055 Web ID 217022759 $614,900 6960 Sable Ridge Lane Jon Peter Vollmer 239.250.9414 Web ID 217022766 $985,000 Lesina #1203 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 216037047 $628,000 7619 Palmer Court Cindy Reyf 305.582.2183 Web ID 217003065 $1,390,000 PARK SHORE PELICAN BAY BAY COLONY PELICAN MARSH ESTATES AT BAY COLONY NAPLES & SURROUNDS PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH


Moraya Bay #808 Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.261.6200 Web ID 217000892 $5,495,000 Traditions #201 Carol Reid 239.269.9555 Web ID 217029856 $949,000 16770 Prato Way Erik David Barber 323.513.6391 Web ID 217030606 $3,249,000 13419 Silktail Drive Paul Gray 239.273.0403 Web ID 217031822 $459,000 404 Conners AvenueMichael G. Lawler/Terri Moellers 239.213.7344Web ID 217016285 $2,100,000 4887 Pond Apple Drive South Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217012327 $649,500 The Strada #5304 Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web ID 217013537 $879,000 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 $405,000 336 Oak Avenue Ann Marie Shimer 239.825.9020 Web ID 217003378 $1,795,000 8805 Spinner Cove Lane Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216065576 $628,500 8820 Savona Court Cathy/Jim McCormick 239.850.4278 Web ID 216069091 $795,999 Vanderbilt Lagoon Villas #3 Gayle Fawkes 239.250.6051 Web ID 217012597 $1,495,000 2165 Asti Court Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 Web ID 217030676 $1,575,000 540 37th Avenue NW Mark Leone 239.784.5686 Web ID 217002802 $399,900 8131 Palomino Drive Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 216071929 $385,000 7888 Valencia Court Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 216025923 $509,900 14749 Cranberry Court Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 Web ID 217011055 $399,000 8886 Ravello Court Robin/Larry Taylor 239.250.9016 Web ID 217022395 $529,000 LErmitage #B-28 Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 Web ID 217020666 $3,600,000 2293 Residence Circle Krista Fraga 239.877.6745 Web ID 217021826 $1,599,000 2614 Lermitage Lane Sonya Shaheen 239.877.2797 Web ID 217029601 $1,195,000 9153 Mercato Way Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web ID 216031389 $1,525,000 Traditions #202 Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 Web ID 217029476 $1,250,000 9165 Mercato Way Mary Kavanagh 616.957.4428 Web ID 216055143 $2,295,000 The Strada #5416 Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 216078227 $1,495,000 The Strada #5417 Agnes Zak 239.287.8036 Web ID 216069158 $749,000 The Strada #5505 Mary Kavanagh 616.957.4428 Web ID 216040623 $614,900 3554 Beaufort Court Ann Marie Shimer 239.825.9020 Web ID 217012957 $484,000 2119 Mission Drive Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 216037231 $699,000 Residences III #303 Suzanne Ring 239.821.7550 Web ID 216076993 $999,000 9172 Quartz Lane Bernard Minarcin 239.269.6855 Web ID 216059129 $549,900 16189 Camden Lakes Circle Blake Owen 239.273.3117 Web ID 217031095 $735,000 12855 Pond Apple Drive East Vanya/Dimo Demirev 239.565.0550 Web ID 216068918 $1,199,000 GREY OAKS NORTH NAPLES VANDERBILT BEACH PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH


940 Tulip Court Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 Web ID SHEB041717IHE $3,275,000 2862 Aviamar Circle Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217031830 $629,000 1501 Honeysuckle Avenue Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 217030502 $649,000 Cascada #201 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 217030407 $484,900 1629 Mcilvaine Court Johanna OHagan 734.891.0913 Web ID 216056690 $4,295,928 760 Inlet Drive Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 216055410 $1,293,500 356 South Heathwood Drive Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 217002821 $2,399,000 460 Century Drive Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 216057399 $1,469,000 1035 Blue Hill Creek Drive Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID LANS112816IHE $3,250,000 1830 Menorca Court Jacki Strategos 239.370.1222 Web ID 217015769 $810,000 1537 Buccaneer Court Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 Web ID 217031320 $825,000 Belize #1204 Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 217031493 $1,875,000 1405 Collingswood Avenue Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 217031586 $995,000 1241 Ember Court Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 Web ID 216073491 $2,195,000 267 Shadowridge Court Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 Web ID 217031869 $605,000 Villas at Waterside #201 Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 217015130 $550,000 Royal Marco Point #927 Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 217030069 $1,799,000 1066 Dill Court Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 217030961 $457,000 Eagle Cay #2-305 Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 217031921 $399,000 Villa Del Mar #301 Vince Colace 239.260.3333 Web ID 217030625 $488,000 3259 Tavolara Lane Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216069036 $2,149,990 3255 Tavolara Lane Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 216069272 $1,674,990 3278 Runaway Lane Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216051775 $1,159,000 Cherry Oaks #201 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID BROO020117IHE $579,000 3737 Mahogany Bend Drive Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 217022680 $1,845,000 7701 Mulberry Lane Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216074962 $789,000 2866 Aviamar Circle Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217030935 $499,900 Serena #3-201 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216075956 $449,900 Varenna #202 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217013137 $350,000 3058 Aviamar Circle ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 216032630 $524,000 Cassia #202 Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Web ID 217032011 $390,000 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. *Real Trends 500, 2016 to p U.S. residential sellers by volume. Bay Harbor by Fred Wagneri used with permission. 20,000 ASSOCIATES | 880 OFFICES WORLDWIDE 70 COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES GLOBALLY | 40 PREMIER SOTHEBYS INTERNATIONAL REALTY LOCATIONS MARCO ISLAND FIDDLERS CREEKFIFTH AVENUE | 239.434.8770CENTRAL NAPLES | 239.659.0099MERCATO SALES CENTER | 239.594.9400BONITA SPRINGS | 239.948.4000MARCO ISLAND | 239.642.2222VANDERBILT | 239.594.9494THE VILLAGE | 239.261.6161SANIBEL | 239.472.2735CAPTIVA | 239.395.5847GREY OAKS ESTUARY | 239.262.5557BROAD AVENUE | 239.434.2424MYSTIQUE AT PELICAN BAY | 239.598.9900 PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH


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>$300,000 >$400,000 >$600,000 >$800,000 >$900,000 >$1,000,000 >$2,000,000 >$3,000,000 >$4,000,000 >$5,000,000 >$6,000,000 >$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 21*For illustration purposes only.NaplesMarco Island B18 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF MAY 11-17, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY


London Bay Homes has opened its new onsite sales center for Grandview at Bay Beach, the newest multi-family residential project in Waterside at Bay Beach. The sales center opening marks the public unveiling of Grandviews 2,400to 2,900-square-foot residences and penthouses. Floor plans include three-bedroom, three-bedroom-plusden or four-bedroom designs. Six penthouses offer 11-foot ceilings and private, two-car parking garages with storage.Pulte Homes has started construction on three model homes at The Place at Corkscrew, a new gated community being developed by Cameratta Companies featuring single-family homes around large lakes and nature preserves, located approximately five miles east of Interstate 75 on Corkscrew Road in Estero. Richard DrosteSales Associate239.572.5117richard.droste@sothebysrealty.comJacki Strategos, P.A. Sales Associate, GRI, CREN premiersothebysrealty.comSothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. BEAUTIFUL LELY RESORT Greenlinks #223$219,000Income producing or owner enjoyment. 2BR/2 BA + den, tons of amenities. Beautiful Resort community. Oered fully furnished & rental history. QUICK OUT TO GULF 1830 Menorca Court $810,000 Very appealing water direct home in tip-top condition. 2,189 s.f. with super spacious rooms. Breakfast nook, separate dining room, hurricane protection, dock. 3 Br/2 BA. HOMESITE AT ITS BEST1310 Andalusia Terrace $179,000 Oversized, corner lot located beside park. Sewer paid, cleared and ready to build. No neighbors to build behind you. Come get this one. BEAUTIFUL VIEWS212 Deerwood/Glen Eagles $174,900 Outstanding unit with 2BR/2 BA. Large eat in kitchen, laundry in unit, low maintenance fees. Deeded carport. Great location in Naples. 222 Harbour Drive Apartment 105$669,000 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MAY 11-17, 2017 REAL ESTATE B19 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 MARK MARAN239.777.3301 GORDIE LAZICH & MARK MARAN Imperial Golf Estates | $269,00013003 IMPERIAL PARK PLACE 5-L Quail Creek | $1,179,00013423 POND APPLE DRIVE EASTPelican Bay | $2,995,000ST. RAPHAEL #1406 Only three move-in ready homes plus two homesites remain at Mandalay Place, which opened in October of 2016 and will have 16 homes when complete. The oneand two-story homes at Mandalay Place range fr om 2,540 to 3,679 square feet of living space and start in the mid-$600,000s. A decorated Rivera model is open seven days a week. In 3,148 square feet of air-conditioned living space, the Rivera has three bedrooms plus den, a formal dining room, an upper-level bonus space and 4 baths. There is also a three-car garage. The entrance to Mandalay Place is on Bailey Lane off Airport-Pulling Road south of Pine Ridge Road. For more information, call sales agent Jeannette Gordon at 225-2688. Rob Zella has joined BUILD as a project manager. Mr. Zella has more than 17 years of experience in custom residential construction, previously with A. Vernon Allen and BCBE Construction. He relocated to Florida from Minnesota, where he owned his own construction business. GATES Construction has started a project that marks the beginning of a major clubhouse renovation at Pelican Isle Yacht Club. Work entails interior renovation and expansion of the existing bar, dining, grill and kitchen areas, including new expanded casual dining and outdoor seating overlooking the Cocohatchee River and Wiggins Pass. With interior design provided by Wegman Design Group, the renovation is slated for completion by late fall 2017. Harwick Homes is expanding to Marco Island with construction underway on a 6,300-square-foot private residence overlooking Caxambas Pass. It is the builders first residential build on the resort island. The Rivera model in Mandalay Place, above and right, has three bedrooms plus a den and an upper-level bonus space. REAL ESTATE NEWSMAKERS


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 WEEK OF MAY 11-17, 2017 INSIDE 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 SEE SUMMER, C4 Opera Naples ends season on a whimsical note SUMMER MOVIES BY DAN HUDAKFlorida Weekly Film Critic S USUAL, YOU WONT NEED your brain for most of the 2017 summer movie season. Assembling this list is an annual exercise in familiarity, as sequels, franchise properties and R-rated comedies are clearly en vogue with moviegoers. Originality is only welcome in bits and Plan now for a hot season of cool filmsAWONDER WOMAN, TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT, CARS 3, AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL, DESPICABLE ME 3 AND ROUGH NIGHT AND THE HOUSE PLAY THIS SUMMER IN THEATERS NEAR YOU / COURTESY PHOTOSSEE NOTE, C17 Opera Naples closes the season with a family-friendly performance of The Magic Flute at 8 p.m. Friday, May 12, at ArtisNaples. Written in 1791 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and with a libretto by Emanuel Shickenader, the opera is about Prince Taminos quest to rescue the imprisoned Princess Pamina with the help of a magic flute. The pair undergoes several rites of initiation, both together and separately, learning different lessons along the way and mastering the virtues of courage, virtue and wisdom. Its a good old-fashioned showdown between good and evil with a fantastical kick thats sure to keep kids rapt through all three acts and introduce them to the wonder of grand opera. Mozart is so fun, says Opera Naples Artistic Director Leah Summers. It has recognizable themes and its a really great way to introduce families to BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ Collectors CornerScott Simmons and his mom find a Goodwill treasure and share a love of collecting. C8 A Wild timeAuthor Cheryl Stayed addresses Wellfit Girls, and more to-dos around town. C20, 22-23 Cuisine NewsIvan Seligaman does The Dish (C25), Karen Feldman gives Metro Diner two thumbs up (C27), and more on the local dining scene. C24-27 VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLYChoreographer Rosa Mercedes and music director Ramon Tebar work with Opera Naples student apprentices Lucia Marti-Garro, Alex Dimaras and Clara Marti-Garro during a rehearsal for The Magic Flute.


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Lees vivid treatment of the life of game wardens underscores the fact that Florida has been impressively dedicated to the stewardship of natural resources. Across the Sunshine State, smaller and larger preserves some quite enormous protect the habitat of wildlife. While Mr. Lees book enables us to visit stunning (and sometimes scraggly) locations, his focus is on the people who work for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. A combination of two previous agencies, FWC has more than 800 conservation law enforcement officers and another 1,300 additional employees. The conservation officers and investigators (game wardens) have full police powers and statewide jurisdiction. From the tales Mr. Lee has collected, readers will learn that this is no job for the timid. There are bad guys out there illegally killing or capturing wildlife for profit. They are often skilled, sometimes organized into gangs and always ready to take enormous risks to satisfy their greed or their addiction to the thrill of violence. In 17 chapters, the book offers a variety of stories illustrating the skills and courage of FWC game wardens. Although sometimes the main business is to wait in hiding while anticipating the actions of lawbreakers, most often the stories are brimming with confrontations and high-stakes action. Among the earlier narratives is the fascinating story of Eastern Airlines Flight #401 as it streaked downward into the Florida Everglades marshlands on Dec. 29, 1972, taking the lives of 101 people. The author tracks the ensuing discovery of the wrecked plane by an airboatdriving young warden, Gray Leonhard, along with his role in the compromised rescue operation. It was Mr. Leonhards first experience of such a disaster. His long game warden career included hundreds of search-and-rescue operations in which the FWC assisted other law enforcement and rescue agencies. There are more airboat chases in the book than airboat rescue missions. Whatever the vehicle, game wardens need to foil criminal actions such as deer and turkey poaching, gill netting operations and more. Confrontations with alligators, snakes and other dangerous species are also part of a game wardens work. Alligator skins and snake skins are profitable commodities, and there are laws governing the harvesting of these money-makers that wardens must enforce. My favorite chapters include Kissimmee Marsh Airboat Chase, Sky Poachers, Gill-netters in the Dark and The Critter Catcher. Readers most likely will have their own favorites. The perpetrators do not give up easily, as Mr. Lees rogues gallery of offenders makes clear. They enjoy a very special version of living off the land that sees the web of conservation laws as an infringement on their freedom. Mr. Lee gives his readers many examples of this attitude by recreating conversations between the offenders and the wardens. He has a wonderful knack for capturing speech patterns and other tools of characterization. That same skill for characterization empowers his portraits of the wardens and investigators whose stories he tells. Hero or villain, Mr. Lee turns his subjects into unforgettable characters. Because of his long experience in the conservation enforcement business, he is utte rly convincing. His observations radiate authenticity, and he effectively conveys his sophisticated knowledge base about the law, the Everglades and other protected habitats, the creatures, the criminal mind and the skill sets of conservation professionals. Once you get into this book, you wont be able to put it down. Readers of Mr. Lees new book will also enjoy his earlier Backcountry Lawman: True Stories from a Florida Game Warden (2013) from the same publisher. Mr. Lee lives with his wife, Karen, on 18 acres next to a secluded lake in south Putnam County. In his 30-year career before retiring as an FWC lieutenant, Mr. Lee saw it all. 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. LEE p o r n s g s o o r e o na t h b si v e d e cr as po o p Co all i ot h cie s g a m All i sna k abl e the r in g t he s that


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C4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MAY 11-17, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY pieces. This lighthearted look at whats to come from now through July begins with the current Gods of the Box Office, Marvel Studios, and ends with, of all people, Al Gore. Already showingGuardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Peter Quill/Star-Lord (Chris Pratt) seeks his father with the help of the Guardians and an awesome soundtrack in this sequel to the breakout 2014 hit. The original is better, largely because this is narratively flawed, but darn if the action and visual effects arent tremendous fun. When I first heard director James Gunn added five post-credit scenes I thought theyd be excessive, but at the screening I couldnt get enough. OPENING MAY 12King Arthur: Legend of the Sword On one hand, its another King Arthur movie. On the other hand, its a Guy Ritchie flick, and if he can breathe life into Sherlock Holmes, imagine what he might do with the folklore here. Snatched Goldie Hawn returns to the big screen for the first time since The Banger Sisters (2002) alongside Amy Schumer in this comedy. The trailers dont look that funny, but Ms. Schumer is talented and we know how great Ms. Hawn can be. Or was. MAY 19Alien: Covenant Prometheus (2012) was a mess, so heres hoping Alien director Ridley Scott is back on track to keeping the franchise relevant. MAY 26Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales Oh, god, another one? Rumor has it this is more of a personal journey for Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp), which just might help us give a damn. Baywatch The TV show gets big-screen treatment with Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron and scores of other hotties. Expect big, dumb action and explosions involving pretty people trying to avoid the worst catastrophe of all: something happening to their faces. JUNE 2Wonder Woman Its an origin story that shows how Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) got to Earth. Please, Patty Jenkins (Monster), salvage what you can of the DC Comics Extended Universe. Dont let Zack Snyder (Batman v. Superman) ruin it for all of us. JUNE 9The Mummy Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned thousands of years ago. When an ancient princess is awakened from her tomb, the end of the world is nigh. Its up to Tom Cruise to save the day. This is Universals attempt to get its Monsters Universe thriving, which perhaps explains why Russell Crowes character is Dr. Henry Jekyll. The Hero Sam Elliott plays as an aging Western movie star looking to reconnect with his estranged daughter (Krysten Ritter) and get one last great role. Laura Prepon and Nick Offerman also star. JUNE 16Cars 3 It probably isnt your favorite Pixar franchise (ahem, Toy Story), but the trailer made this look like a serious sports drama as racecar Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) gets in a horrible accident. Intriguing. Rough Night Its a bawdy female comedy starring Scarlett Johansson, Kate McKinnon and Zoe Kravitz at a bachelorette party in Miami with a dead male stripper. Girls have been bad at bachelorette parties before, but this cast cant help but get you excited. The Book of Henry Director Colin Treverrows follow-up to the box officesmashing Jurassic World is notably different in terms of tone and scope, but it might be a better movie. Naomi Watts stars as a single mother to precocious Henry (Jacob Tremblay, Room), and together they expose their neighbor (Dean Norris) for doing bad things.SUMMERFrom page 1


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C6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF MAY 11-17, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOTHEATERThe Christians By Gulfshore Playhouse through May 21 at The Norris Center. 755 Eighth Ave. S. (866) 811-4111 or I Hate Hamlet By The Naples Players through May 14 at Sugden Community Theater. 701 Fifth Ave. S. 262-7990 or Noli Timere (Dont Be Afraid) By Theatre Conspiracy through May 20 at the Alliance for the Arts. 10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers. 939-2787 or See review on page C10.Peter Pan Jr. By the Youth Players of the Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs May 12-14. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 4958989 or By Florida Repertory Theatre through May 14 in the ArtStage Studio Theatre. 2267 Bay St., Fort Myers. 332-4488 or The Musical By Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre May 18-June 24. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 2784422 or THURSDAY5.11Free Film Headquarters Library screens The Girl on the Train (2016) at 2 p.m. A divorcee becomes entangled in a murder investigation that promises to send shock waves through her life. Free, but reservations recommended. 2385 Orange Blossom Drive. 593-0334 or Piano Concert Pianist Kevin Kenner, Gold Medal Laureate of the Warsaw International Chopin Competition, performs works by the composer at 2 p.m. at the Naples Art Association. $37. 585 Park St. 390-2788 or Geology Talk Naples Regional Library hosts a talk South Floridas geological history at 5 p.m. Free, but reservations recommended. 650 Central Ave. 262-4130 or Able Art EasterSeals Florida and Collier County Sheriffs Office hosts a reception for an exhibit of works by children with autism and developmental disabilities from 5-6:30 p.m. at the CommUNITY Gallery at CCSO headquarters. The exhibition remains until Aug. 10. Free. 3319 Tamiami Trail E. www. A Night in Paris Malenda Trek paints in the style of Toulouse Lautrec while soprano Steffanie Pearce sings cabaret favorites at 5:30 p.m. at the Marco Island Historical Museum. $32. 180 S. Heathwood Drive. 390-2788 or Future Creators Naples Art Association hosts a reception and awards presentation for its Jade N. Reidel Scholarship Competition for local high school students at 6 p.m. 585 Park St. 262-6517 or Work Lunafest, a traveling film festival featuring short films by women directors, screens at Paragon Pavilion at 7 p.m. $25-$35, with proceeds benefitting the Breast Cancer Fund and Girls on the Run of Collier County. FRIDAY5.12Miromar Music Rockin Horse performs from 6-9 p.m. at Miromar Outlets. 948-3766 or Beautiful Italy FGCUs Renaissance Academy hosts a lecture about Umbrias hill towns from 10-11:30 a.m. today and Friday, May 19, at The Arlington. 7900 Arlington Circle. 307-3000 or The Three Bs Blues, Brews & BBQ returns to Tin City with craft beer, barbecue, stone crabs, family activities and more tonight and Saturday, May 13. Doo Wop The Tokens and Jon Bowzer Bauman (The Lion Sleeps Tonight) perform along with Rocky and the Rollers starting at 5:30 p.m. at The Naples Zoo. $37. 390-2788 or www. Opera Night Opera Naples presents Mozart s The Magic Fl ute at 8 p.m. at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or 825-1228 or See story on page C1.Funny Guy Anthony Jeselnik (The Jeselnik Offensive, The Roast of Donald Trump) performs tonight and Saturday, May 13, at Off the Hook Comedy Club. 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 3896901 or SATURDAY5.13Wonder in the Garden Kids are invited to Naples Botanical Garden to learn about harmonious habitats through themed activities from 10:301:30 p.m. today and Sunday in the Smith Childrens Garden. Free with admission. 643-4737 or Looky-Loo Miromar Outlets holds a mother/daughter/granddaughter lookalike contest at 11 a.m. Registration starts at 10 a.m. 948-3766 or Art After Hours The Galleries at Crayton Cove stay open late so visitors can enjoy live music and view works by more than 30 artists from 6-9 p.m. www. Book Signing Barnes & Noble at Waterside Shops hosts author and Naples resident Nathan Hill (The Nix) at 7 p.m. 598-5200 or Pop Ooh La La Jewels Du Jour celebrates Mothers Day with mimosas and muffins, makeup consultations, drawings, gifts and prizes from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free entry. 900 Neapolitan Way. 434-9700 or Stack em High The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1067-Naples hosts a pancake breakfast from 8-11 a.m. at Naples Municipal Airports pilots lounge. $5 for all you can eat, with proceeds benefitting the EAA Young Eagles program. 649-6627 or for Mom Young Life in Collier County hosts an al fresco, strawberry-themed Mothers Day brunch provided by Heres Howe catering from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the outdoor plaza at Sugden Community Theatre. $15-$25. Sea Treasures Go beach-combing with a ranger at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park at 9:30 a.m. Free with park entry fee. 597-6196 or Art Show The Esplanade Shoppes on Marco Island host the Left Bank Art Fest with juried fine art in a variety of mediums from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 537-5921 or MONDAY5.15Sultan of Swat FGCUs Renaissance Academy presents a lecture about Babe Ruth from 10-11:30 a.m. at Moorings Park. 132 Moorings Park Drive. 2611616 or Om on the Beach Delnor-Wiggins State Park hosts a sunset yoga session with an instructor from Greenmonkey Yoga from 6:45-7:45 p.m. every Monday in May. $5 plus park entry fee. 597-6916 or Film for Film Lovers Center for the Arts Bonita Springs screens The House of Sand (Brazil, 2005) at 7 p.m. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or TUESDAY5.16Pups Patrol Naples Botanical Garden welcomes friendly, leashed dogs to accompany their owners from 8-11 a.m. Free for member dogs, regular admission plus $9.95 for non-members and their pooches. 6434737 or Free Film Mercato screens Gloria (2015) on the lawn at sunset. When a young boys family is killed by the mob, their tough neighbor named Gloria becomes his reluctant guardian. In possession of a book that the gangsters want, the pair goes on the run in New York. 250-1040 or French History FGCUs Renaissance Academy hosts a talk about Louis XIII and Richelieu from 1-2:30 p.m. at The Arlington. $20 for members, $25 for others. 7900 Arlington Circle. 307-3000 or Travel Tuesday Headquarters Regional Library hosts a multimedia presentation about Japan at 2 p.m. Free, but reservations recommended. 2385 Orange Blossom Drive. 593-0334 or Old Blue Eyes Venue Naples hosts a dinner show with Frank Sinatra tribute artist Mattie Jollie at 7 p.m. $95. 13240 Tamiami Trail N. 292-1529 or WEDNESDAY5.17Morning Salutations DelnorWiggins Pass State Park hosts a yoga session on the beach with an instructor from Greenmonkey Yoga at 9 a.m. every Wednesday in May. $5 plus park entry fee. 597-6196 or Elder Council Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary hosts a guided tour to its stand of old-growth bald cypress trees setting out at 9 a.m. Visitors learn about how the remarkable trees contribute to the swamps unique ecosystem. $25. 3489181 or Art Lecture ArtisNaples presents a lecture with Artistic Director Kristin Poole about the current exhibit, The Pursuit of Abstraction, and how art was perceived as a unifier and liberator in the Modern era at 10 a.m. $15. 597-1900 or More Art Talk FGCUs Renaissance Academy presents a lecture about life and art in the Middle Ages from 10-11:30 a.m. at Moorings Park. $20 for members, $25 for others. 132 Moorings Park Drive. 261-1616 or Celebrate the Artist Arsenault Studio & Banyan Arts Gallery honors Florida landscape painter A.M. Backus with a wine and cheese reception and a presentation about the artists life and work by Backus Museum Executive Director Kathleen Frederick starting at 6 p.m. $50. 1199 Third St. S. 263-1214 or COMING UPAnthropology, Anyone? South Regional Library hosts a talk about the spread and growth of Native American societies at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 18. Free, but reservations recommended. 8065 Lely Cultural Pkwy. 252-7542 or Stay in May festival welcomes pianist Kevin Kenner, a Gold Medal Laureate of the Warsaw International Chopin Competition, with an all-Chopin program at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 11, at the Naples Art Association. www. Gulfshore Playhouse presents Lucas Hnaths The Christians, a work about a pastor who shakes up the foundations of his megachurch with one sermon, through May 21 at The Norris Center. Pictured from left are Pastor Paul (Alan Campbell) and Associate Pastor Joshua (William Oliver Watkins).


Caron Neile, professional storyteller and host of public radios The Public Storyteller, shares some of her favorite tales, including one about a legendary Florida Cracker cowboy, at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 18, at the Marco Island Historical Museum. www.themihs. org 5.18 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MAY 11-17, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7Classical Concert Center for the Arts Bonita Springs presents a concert featuring the flute and piano with works by Poulenc at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 18. $25. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 4958989 or Stars & Stripes Concert The Naples Philharmonic and Naples Philharmonic Chorus salute the troops with the annual Patriotic Pops performances at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, May 18-19. 597-1900 or Ice Dancers Disney on Ices World of Enchantment skates into Germain Arena Friday through Sunday, May 19-21. $22-$87 9487825 or www. Reception Center for the Arts Bonita Springs hosts an opening reception for its exhibition of works by middle and high school students from 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 19, at its Center for Visual Arts. Free. 26100 Old 41 Road. 4958989 or Free Concert Neon Summer performs from 6-9 p.m. Friday, May 19, at Miromar Outlets. 948-3766 or www. Improv Night Stage II Improv performs at 8 p.m. Friday from May 19-June 16, and at 7 and 9 p.m. Saturday from May 20-June 17 at Sugden Community Theater. $10-$20. 263-7990 or www. Frankly Funny Actor and comedian Frank Blocker presents a one-man show at 8 p.m. Friday, May 19, at Center for the Arts Bonita Springs. $15. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www. Sensorily Speaking Paragon Pavilion hosts a lights-up, sound-down screening of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 20, for kids with sensory disorders. 833 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 596-0008 or Magic Carpet Members of the Naples Philharmonic perform an upclose woodwind concert for kids at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 20. 597-1900 or www. Moves The Tenors perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at Seminole Immokalee Casino. $45. (800) 218-0007 or Country Crooners Two Way Crossing brings four-part harmony to country music at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at Center for the Arts Bonita Springs. 495-8989 or Travel Tuesday Headquarters Regional Library hosts a presentation about China and Hong Kong at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 23. Free, but reservations recommended. 2385 Orange Blossom Drive. 593-0334 or Featured Artist Catherine Chantilly leads a workshop about creating your own painting style from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, May 24, followed by a lecture about The Square of Painting Representation from 1-3 p.m. at the Marco Island Center for the Arts. Workshop is $75, lecture is $25, both for $95. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or Email calendar listings and high-resolution photos to Lindsey Nesmith at 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. Enjoy wine and cheese while learning about famed Florida landscape artist A.E. Backus when Arsenault Studio & Banyan Arts Gallery hosts a reception and lecture with Kathleen Frederick, executive director of the Backus Museum in Fort Pierce, at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Pictured here is Foxs Crossing. The Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre in Fort Myers presents Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rices Jesus Christ Superstar through Sunday. Local members of the Experimental Aircraft Association flip pancakes from 8-11 a.m. Sunday in the pilots lounge at Naples Municipal Airport. Fly in or drive in and fill up for $5, with proceeds benefitting the EAA Young Eagles program. 5.11 5.11-14 5.17 E E n n j j j j j o o o y y w w w w w i i i n n n e e a a n n d d d c c c h h h h h e e e e s s e e e w w w w w h h h i i i l l l l e e e e e Enjoywineandcheesewhile 5.11 Girls on the Run of Collier County and Paragon Pavilion present Lunafest a traveling film festival of award-winning short films by female directors, at 7 p.m. Thursday. Included in the lineup is Diane Weiperts Ninera, a story of the bitter irony many nannies face in raising other peoples children. G irl s o n th e R u n n Girls on the Ru n CollierCount y y a a n d d of ofCollierCountyand Girlsonthe Ru n n GirlsontheRun


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PAST REPASTSHere are some capsule summaries of past restaurant reviews: Coastal Peruvian Seafood & Grill, 5477 Airport-Pulling Road N., Naples; 631-6943 This lovely restaurant provides a refreshing space in which to dine on exceptionally good food. Owners Chris and Fabiola Santos are hospitable and helpful as they introduce guests to their menu. Of the various ceviche variations, we enjoyed the Ceviche 200 Miles, a sprightly blend of shrimp, squid, mussels, fish, red onions, sweet potato and corn that had a bite but wasnt fiery hot. Marina sliders held fried red snapper fillets topped with aji amarillo-pineapple chimichurri on firm, yeasty minibuns. The Poseidon Fest was a montage of seafood cooked in the restaurants Josper oven, which renders proteins crisp outside, juicy within. And the Savage Tacu Tacu was a great rendition of rice and lentil pancakes with a tender skirt steak and sweet plantains. For dessert: the chocolucuma, a pie with an Oreo crumb crust, middle of caramelflavored lucuma and a drizzle of chocolate sauce. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed January 2016 MidTown Kitchen + Bar, 2110 Ninth St. N., Naples; 908-6558 Veteran restaurateur Michael Hernandez has created yet another inviting establishment. The hip MidTown Kitchen + Bar is much like his HobNob Kitchen, but with a parking lot and outside the confines of Old Naples. Whether you want to sit in the bar, at big booths in the dining room, outside or at a communal table, its all there along with a staff of well-trained servers to deliver beverages and a goodly assortment of small and large plates that run the gamut from virtuously vegetarian to confirmed carnivore. Coldwater black mussels with spicy curry, lemongrass and coconut milk could have been warmer but were tasty nonetheless, served with pita triangles for sopping up the delicious sauce. Crispy chicken thighs with cashews and kung pao sauce were also good. The vegetarian plate featured faro, roasted Brussels sprouts, baby bok choy, carrots and sweet potatoes. Even meat lovers would enjoy this hearty platter. The $28 lobster roll was pricey but large and delicious, served with sweet potato fried sprinkled with cinnamon sugar. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed June 2016 Moura Bistro, Meridian Marketplace, 3369 Pine Ridge Road, Naples; 738-8883 This cozy little bistro offers the flavors of Lebanon and the Mediterranean: hummus, kibbeh, shawarma, kebabs, falafel and such. Vegetarians and meat lovers alike will find plenty on which to feast. Both the smoky baba ghannoush dip and the spinach pie were great starters. Platters of shawarma chicken and falafel came piled high. The chicken had a great smoky flavor and spicy mayo for dipping while the crisp falafel came with creamy tahini and garlic potatoes. The baklava had just enough honey but not so much that it drowned out the nuts and pastry. On Friday and Saturday night, theres a belly dancer providing entertainment. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed July 2016 Rodizio Grill, Coconut Point, 8017 Plaza Del Lago Drive, Estero; 498-0018 The latest dining addition at Coconut Point re-creates the Brazilian churrascaria tradition of all-you-can-eat grilled meats carved tableside by gauchos wielding 3-foot skewers and scary looking knives. Its entirely possible to eat a weeks worth of protein at one sitting. Thats not advisable for a number of reasons, one of which is that you should dedicate a portion of your appetite to the remarkably expansive salad bar and Brazilian side dishes. We sampled four cuts of beef, three pork presentations, ham and three chicken items including some exquisitely tender hearts. The tritip and a garlicky beef called bife com alho were favorites in the beef department. Bacon-wrapped chicken and pork chunks were table pleasers, too, as were sweet pork linguia sausages and pork loin dusted with Parmesan. Aside from the occasional streak of gristle, the only real disappointment was the leg of lamb, which was overcooked and devoid of even the slightest hint of pink. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed May 2016 7th Avenue Social, 849 Seventh Ave. S., Naples; 231-4553 There are a lot of Naples restaurants that offer great food, but few do it with the fun and funky vibe that 7th Avenue Social has achieved under owner Colin Estrem. The menu features innovative cocktails, house-made pickles, conch sliders, smoked fish mac and cheese, fish or barbacoa tacos, pineapple upside down cake and a host of other goodies. Stop in for drinks and relax in the eclectic collection of chairs clustered near the entrance or dine at a table where a couch (with pillows) provides two of the seats. I loved the pickles, a chile verde pork taco, the mac and cheese and the somewhat sloppy but satisfying Southern fried chicken wings. We shared a nightly special of yellowtail snapper encased in salt that was served tableside with white asparagus, crisp yucca fries and a side of Bernaise sauce. Sunday brunch and late-night menus available, too. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed May 2015


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MAY 11-17, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C27 Specially discounted products cannot be combined with other promotions. Not offered during special events on Fifth Avenue South or national holidays. 700 Fifth Avenue South, Naples, Florida 34102 239.659.7008 Visit For Our Menu LUNCH SPECIALS Daily from 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. BAR HAPPY HOUR Daily from 11:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. HAPPY DINNER $21.95 Daily from 4:00 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.Blackout dates apply. Featuring local seafood & Florida fresh produce. Add house or caesar salad $6. LIVE ENTERTAINMENT Every Night 8:30 p.m. until Close BEST MEDITERRANEAN FOOD NOW OPEN FOR BREAKFAST!Daily from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CUISINEMetro Diner serves generous portions of hospitality and authentic fareDiners, kosher-style delis, Chinese restaurants and cheese steak joints comprised the four primary food groups of my south Jersey childhood. My culinary adventures broadened as I matured, but these four sources of sustenance remain among my favorites even today. That said, I find all four to be in short supply in this portion of the Sunshine State a condition Id never imagined possible growing up in an area where all were ubiquitous and so I am that much more appreciative when I happen upon one that takes me back to those delicious days of my youth. While it lacks the tell-tale silverplated exterior that elicits a Pavlovian response from die-hard diner devotees like me, once inside its quickly evident that Metro Diner is the real deal. Never mind that its in a strip shopping center like most restaurants are these days. Inside it has the requisite black-and-white-tiled floor, the multitude of roomy booths, stools at the counter and the boisterous cacophony of customers enjoying hearty portions of made-from-scratch comfort fare. Biscuits and gravy, pancakes the size of dinner plates, pound cake French toast, shrimp and grits, fried chicken, meatloaf, burgers, chicken pot pie all served all day long. Dinner for breakfast? Sure. Breakfast for dinner? Thats fine, too. The servers are friendly and attentive and are happy to accommodate customers needs. I overheard a server tell customers at a nearby table that they could have a half order of grits or waffles if thats what they wanted. The diner is a chain run by Mark Davoli and his family since 2000. It started in Jacksonville and has branched out to various parts of the country. The Naples location opened in late January with additional branches planned for Bonita Springs and Cape Coral in the coming months which means no one in Southwest Florida will have to travel too far to indulge in the multitude of diner delights served here. Thats a good thing because its difficult to decide just what to eat, although items shaded on the menu are considered signature items. We began our Sunday brunch with mimosas ($4.99). There wasnt much champagne flavor or effervescence, but the orange juice was fine. From the lunch and dinner fare, we tried a mahi mahi sandwich ($11.99) and a fried chicken platter ($15.49). The mahi mahi available blackened, fried or grilled was ordered blackened and arrived with a noticeable amount of seasoning on it, although bronzed would be a more apt description than blackened. It was moist and tasty, served on a sturdy brioche bun with lettuce, tomato and remoulade, all of which tasted fresh. A crunchy, garlicky pickle spear was a nice touch. From a long list of sides, my companion chose the house-made chips and was not disappointed. They were crisp, just salty enough and had great potato flavor. My fried chicken platter was a bit intimidating. It consisted of a half chicken the leg, breast/wing and thigh all fried to a crisp, golden brown. The chicken was moist, even the breast. It came with al dente green and yellow squash that was not only cooked properly but that was also nicely seasoned. A mound of mashed red-skinned potatoes with brown gravy was also delicious. A couple of slices of average bread seemed like an afterthought. The menu says the chicken platter comes with the diners signature sweet and spicy sauce. This turned out to be pancake syrup and Louisiana hot sauce, which our server mixed at the table, then left the hot sauce so I could add more if I wanted to (which I did). The result was a sweet and tangy dipping sauce that worked well with the crunchy, slightly salty breading and chicken. For dessert we tried one of the breakfast items, whimsically named Yo Hala ($12.49). It consisted of thick slices of challah stuffed with bananas, brown sugar and cream cheese then topped with hazelnut syrup, blueberry-strawberry compote and powdered sugar. Wed expected an extremely sweet concoction, but it turned out to be only moderately sweet, with the blueberries in the compote lending a tartness that balanced it out. The creamy filling and chewy bread made for a delicious dish that worked well as a dessert. Neither of us thought wed have been able to manage a whole order on our own. As it turned out, there were only three desserts, none of which sounded all that intriguing, so this was a better choice when it came to assessing the skills of the kitchen. The manager who made a point of stopping by every table as customers finished their meals told us they had had trouble with consistency on their Key lime pie from diner to diner, so they decided to hire a commercial bakery to make the pies for them. Considering all the things the kitchen does well, this seems a minor concession. Throughout our meal our server made stops to check on us, refill water and ensure our meal was going well. Despite the fact that the season is over, the place was packed. A sign over the kitchen declares proudly: Where the locals eat. That was evident and likely to be a trend that grows as word gets out about this first-rate spot. >> Hours: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 7 a.m. to -9 p.m. Friday-Saturday >> Reservations: Not accepted >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: Breakfast, $3.99-$14.99; lunch and dinner, $5.99-$16.99 >> Beverages: Beer and wine served >> Seating: Booths, conventional tables (indoors and outside), stools at the counter >> Specialties of the house: Classic diner fare >> Volume: Moderate to high >> Parking: Free lot >> Website: www.metrodiner.comRatings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: Metro Diner, Naples Walk, 2440 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Naples; 308-0562SuperbNoteworthyGoodFairPoor KAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLYA house specialty, the fried chicken is served with mashed potatoes and veggies. The Yo Hala is an amped-up French toast, made with challah, bananas, cream cheese and berry compote.


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Shadow Creek at Hibiscus, the gated condominium community being developed in Naples at the entrance to the Hibiscus Golf Club on Rattlesnake Hammock Road, just opened its onsite sales center and has officially launched its sales effort. Developed by Hibiscus Land of Naples, who has tapped NM Development Group to assist in the planning and development of the project, Shadow Creek will consist of nine two-story, coastal-inspired buildings, each with six residences for a total of 54. Many of the condominiums offer views of the Hibiscus golf course and will include one covered parking space per residence within the private, gated community. Prices start in the $300s and include a myriad of standard features others consider upgrades. Two spacious floor plans are available. The two-bedroom/two-bath Jasmine plan has 1,355 square feet under air. A gracious foyer leads to an expansive openconcept great room that includes the kitchen, dining and living areas. Standard in every kitchen is a large island counter with breakfast bar seating, and a stainless steel GE appliance package including a refrigerator, 30-inch electric range, microwave and dishwasher. Kitchens also feature quartz countertops, luxury cabinetry with soft-close doors and 42-inch upper cabinets, as well as stainless steel under-mount sink featuring Grohe faucets with pull-out spray The dining area includes a wet bar with built-in shelving. The living room features large sliding glass doors that access the screen-enclosed lanai which has ample room for both a seating area and an outdoor dining table. The kitchen, dining and living room areas all include 20 by 20-inch porcelain tile. A privacy vestibule off the living room leads into the spacious master bedroom, also with direct access to the lanai. A walk-in closet separates the bedroom from the master bath, which features Grohe fixtures, dual sinks and a luxurious shower. The Jasmine residence also includes a large guest bedroom and bath. The three-bedroom/two-bath plans, the Magnolia and Hibiscus, are both corner units with 1,622 square feet under air. The dining area in this home is positioned between the foyer and the open kitchen which features all the amenities of the two-bedroom floor plan. The living area features large sliding glass doors that lead onto the spacious screen-enclosed lanai. The master bedroom, with a private vestibule, also features sliding glass doors that lead to the lanai. The guest bedrooms in the Magnolia and Hibiscus are located in a separate wing of the residence with a guest bath conveniently located between the two bedrooms. Within a short walking distance of each residence will be Shadow Creeks open-air clubhouse, which will include a pool and Jacuzzi, outdoor shower, expansive sun deck, outdoor grilling area, fire pit, and covered patio and bar, as well as restrooms. In addition to the communitys clubhouse, residents of Shadow Creek are automatically enrolled in the exclusive Shadow Creek Preferred Players Program, which affords them discounted rates and advanced tee times at the public, 18-hole championship golf course of Hibiscus Golf Club. Built in 1969 and recently enhanced, the Hibiscus course has a maturity few others in the area has and is a golfers dream with every hole an experience no matter the golfers skill level. Wide fairways, bunkered greens and numerous lakes and streams make each hole a new challenge and a pleasure to play. Residents can also enjoy a short stroll to the newly remodeled clubhouse at Hibiscus, as well as its pro shop, and Erins Isle Restaurant and Irish Bar serving lunches and dinners daily. NM Development Group is a fullservice real estate development, investment and advisory firm focused on both the development of its current real estate portfolio as well as acquisition of residential and commercial assets. The development partners, David Nassif and Albert Moscato, Jr., have nearly 50 years of combined experience in real estate development, land ownership, joint ventures, leasing, property management, financing, marketing and sales. In addition to Shadow Creek, the principals of NM Development are involved in a number of other projects and land holdings including, University Highlands in Estero, Hibiscus Golf Club in Naples and Marco Shores in Naples. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is the exclusive marketing agent for Shadow Creek at Hibiscus. For more information regarding the condominium community visit the sales center located at 5360 Hibiscus Drive in Naples, or call (239) 316-1575. Additional information is available online at Shadow Creek at Hibiscus offers luxurious Condominiums Prices start in the $300s WEEK OF MAY 11-17, 2017 1SPONSORED CONTENT YOUR GUIDE TO NEW HOME COMMUNITIES IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA Above: Twoand three-bedroom floor plans are offered in Shadow Creeks coastal-inspired buildings. Residents are automatically enrolled in the Shadow Creek Preferred Players Program, which affords them discounted rates and advanced tee times at the Hibiscus Golf Club. The Hibiscus clubhouse has a pro shop and is home to Erins Isle Restaurant and Irish Bar, which serves lunches and dinners. The sales center for Shadow Creek is now open and located at 5360 Hibiscus Drive, at the entrance to the Hibiscus Golf Club. t o e H a s E ra s e d i m se de m Ab ov e: T wo an d th re ebe dr oo m fl oo r


Conveniently located near award-winning beaches and easily accessible to the dynamic downtown scene in Naples, StoneCreek by GL Homes is exceeding homebuyers expectations. Offering stunning single-family homes priced from the $400,000s to the $800,000s and amazing recreational amenities, StoneCreek has become the hottest community in Naples. At GL Homes, we are committed to excellence and the happy residents at StoneCreek are a true testament to that commitment, said Tambra Wolfe, vice president and project manager for GL Homes at StoneCreek and Riverstone. We love hearing the positive feedback from our homeowners. They are excited about the lifestyle they have here in StoneCreek. Homebuyers can now take advantage of incredible savings on to-bebuilt homes and Quick Delivery homes. Depending on the collection and the model, residents can receive $5,000 to $10,000 on upgrades or closing costs on a new build and up to $40,000 off the purchase price or closing costs on Quick Delivery Homes. With 19 new home designs available, StoneCreek offers a variety of unique floorplans to fit any homebuyers needs. Ranging in size from 1,991 to 4,879 square feet of air-conditioned living space, every home comes built with beautiful interior finishes and luxury standard features, such as impact resistant windows on the front of the house, elegant granite countertops in the bathrooms and kitchens, natural gas appliances and tile in the main living areas. Residents will be impressed with the communitys amenities that are thoughtfully created to fit the desired lifestyle in the Stonecreek community. At the center of a more than sixacre recreational hub is an impressive 13,000 square-foot decorator-appointed clubhouse that includes a unique and expansive indoor air-conditioned sports court for basketball, volleyball and more; a social hall with catering kitchen; a multipurpose studio for activities including arts and crafts and fitness classes; a billiards and game room; card room and state-of-the-art fitness equipment. Outside the clubhouse, residents will enjoy a resort-style swimming pool and lap/exercise pool; a Jacuzzi spa and relaxing pool deck with shade pavilions; a wet play activity center; outdoor tiki bar; tot lot and playground for children; beach volleyball court; five lighted Har-Tru tennis courts with bleachers for viewing; four pickle ball courts; an outdoor basketball court; a party pavilion with bathrooms; and an open-playing field and a fire pit and seating area. Sidewalks wind throughout the community, perfect for walking, jogging and biking. Just minutes away from stunning beaches and A-list schools, StoneCreek is in a great location on the southwest Florida coast. Also, Naples is home to some of the most challenging golf courses in the world and is known for chic and trendy shopping, outstanding dining, a vibrant arts scene, unique family attractions and an abundance of water sports and other outdoor activities. StoneCreek is located at 4068 Nova Lane in Naples. To visit, from I-75 take the Immokalee Road Exit 111 and travel east on Immokalee Road. Turn left on Logan Boulevard. The StoneCreek entrance is on the left, after you pass Riverstone. The new model center is open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 239-5926000 or visit Homebuyers love what StoneCreek by GL Homes offersAbove: The beautiful Cabernet from the Vintage Collection offers three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a den/optional fourth bedroom and a three-car garage under 2,162 square feet of air conditioned living space. 2 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF MAY 11-17, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY


Rise & Shine... ...for a Second Time 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 Tower 2 makes its debut at Kalea Bay. Pre-construction pricing. With Tower 1 nearly sold out, Kalea Bay proudly announces Tower 2. Breathtaking views from 22 stories. 6 floor plans, rooftop pool & fitness center, plus one spectacular clubhouse. Rise and shine every day of your life at Kalea Bay. Residences priced from $1.4 million. 13910 Old Coast Road, Naples, FL 34110 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)


Stock Signature Homes has beautifully furnished models and move-in ready homes at Hidden Harbor Stock Signature Homes has five new beautifully furnished models and an array of stylish inventory homes available to tour at Hidden Harbor, a waterfront boating community in South Fort Myers. Hidden Harbor offers a stunning collection of three and four bedroom homes ranging from 2,327 to more than 3,100 square feet of living area with base prices from the mid-$400s. Stock is currently offering homebuyers at Hidden Harbor options and upgrades worth tens of thousands of dollars with each new home purchase on select move in ready homes. Move-in ready homes are available and priced from just $549,990. Among the furnished models is the Corleone. The Corleone is a two-story, fourbedroom (plus loft convertible to a fifth bedroom) plan with three and onehalf-baths. The great room design also includes a formal dining room and a second floor playroom. The home offers 3,172 square feet under air and a total of 4,331 square feet including a screened and covered lanai and an attached twocar garage garage plus a fun-car garage. The interior design was completed by Daniel Kilgore of Soco Interiors. The overall feel is contemporary coastal with layers of light neutral grays, tans, and whites with strong accents of blue-green and coral, said Kilgore. The furnishings mix clean-lined upholstery with more rustic, unique casegoods which provide lots of texture. The great room is designed for entertaining and is open to the kitchen and breakfast nook, which features a large chalkboard wall. The master bedroom has a painted panel bed wall detail with a soft aqua metallic wall covering inserts. The upstairs loft has been turned into a secondary living space with a big sectional, a craft/game table and a painted ceiling detail. The spacious lanai has a shellstone deck surrounding the pool and has a great outdoor dining and lounging space with a great view of the bay. Four additional furnished models are open the Ruffino II, the Anasatsia, the Biscayne and the Ameila. A total of 12 floorplans are offered in the communitys signature Contemporary Coastal design. Move-in ready homes are also available. The Montessa IIs open great room style floor plan has the livability of an estate sized home in a residence with 2,327 square feet under air. Sliding glass doors and bay windows line the back of the home, bathing it in an abundance of natural light and opening it to Floridas beautiful outdoors. It is priced at only $549,990. All of these homes are set in a nautical paradise with exceptional amenities. The wonderful new 4,484 square foot community clubhouse is situated on a premium waterfront site at the entrance to the harbor. The fitness center is equipped with new state-ofthe art equipment, a comfortably furnished lounge area and a club room that is available for social events. Outside is a resort style pool with a fire pit, a barbeque area and a beautifully furnished sundeck. There is also a kayak launch and open green space to enjoy the beautiful Southwest Florida weather. The clubhouse is also completed in Hidden Harbors exceptional Contemporary Coastal style and features a stunning interior design by Soco Interiors. Hidden Harbor is one of the last new home communitues south of Tampa Bay with Gulf access and the South Florida Water Management District has removed all boat size restrictions for vessels moored at Hidden Harbors private boat slips. Residents may boat, kayak and canoe directly from their personal boat dock. Homeowers with boat docks have access to the Gulf of Mexico by way of the Ten Mile Canal and Estero Bay. It provides access to The Great Calusa Blueway Paddling Trail, a 190-mile marked canoe and kayak trail that meanders through the coastal waters and inland tributaries of Lee County, Florida. With its superb location, beautifully designed homes and a clubhouse overlooking the Gulf-access harbor, Hidden Harbor is an amazing neighborhood! Visit our models and see why we earned the 2015 Community of the Year award from the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA). The on-site sales center is located at 17271 Hidden Estates Circle. From I-75, use exit 128 and travel west on Alico Road. Turn south on US 41. At the first set of lights (Michael Rippe Parkway) turn west into the Sandy Parrot Plaza, then immediately turn left and follow the flags. Using Mapquest or Google Maps, find 17200 S T amiami Trail and follow the flags to Hidden Harbor. Visit the Stock Development website at www. Above: Useppa exterior. Outdoor living at Hidden Harbor. Interior at Hidden Harbor. Below: Clubhouse at Hidden Harbor. Firepit at clubhouse. 4 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF MAY 11-17, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY


Del Webb Naples Pulte Homes Maple Ridge by CC Homes From volleyball to pickleballWhether its a rousing game of beach volleyball or a friendly match of pickleball, youll love the lifestyle in Ave Maria. Come visit us today. Discover 22 model homes and 40 oor plans to choose from. 2 to 6 bedroom homes range in price from the high $100s to the $500s. And dont forget to bring your camera. Theres so much to see and do youll want to capture every moment. Ave Maria. Picture Perfect. Naples living high $100s 500s5076 Annunciation Circle #104, Ave Maria, FL 34142 22 Models Open Daily 239-352-3903 AveMaria.comTake Immokalee Rd east, turn right onto Oil Well Rd, turn left into Ave Maria. Top 35 Master Planned Communities in U.S. Top 20 Places to Retire 2016 Community of the Year Pulte Homes e ra. Theres so much to see m er to capture every moment. a nt t o r e Perfect. P i ctur e M M M M a a a p p p p l l l e e e R R R i i i i d d d d g g g g e e e b b b y y y C C C C C C H H H o o m m e e e s s s Maple Ridge by CC Homes


Single-family & multi-family homes are move-in ready at Lely Resort:Only eleven homes remain for sale in LakoyaSales continue to be strong this winter season at Lely Resort and Stock Development has only eleven homes remaing in the final phase of the Lakoya neighborhood at Lely Resort. Lakoya is an extraordinary neighborhood that has been a big hit with homebuyers and the lifestyle offered at Lely has never been better, said Brian Keller, Vice President of Sales at Lely Resort. We have furnished models open across three series of homes and homes avaialble for immediate occupancy and additional homes scheduled for completion soon. Lakoya is a meticulously planned 242acre enclave with sculptured landscaping, classical gardens, spectacularly choreographed fountains and elegant paved walking paths. It is surrounded by subtropical woodlands and The Classics 18-hole championship course, which features gentle undulations and tree-lined fairways. An elaborate series of lakes has been crafted throughout the neighborhood, giving the homes a spectacular array of water, golf course and nature preserve views. From the Topaz Series, The San Remo III is a singlestory great room style home features two bedrooms, two baths, plus a study, and a spacious master suite. The San Remo III offers homebuyers 1,809 square feet of living area in an open and breezy floor plan with plenty of space to enjoy a casual Florida lifestyle. The great room opens to a very generous lanai and large pool and spa. The grand two-story foyer is adjacent to the study, which is the perfect place for the home office and quiet reading. The guest bedroom sits off to the side and offers privacy to family and friends, while the spacious master suite features his and her walk in closets and a luxurious bath with both a shower and a soaking tub. The master suite also features plenty of natural light and direct access to the outdoor living area. This move-in ready home is available for $649,990. Twin Villas are also available in The Opal Series, a collection of four, singlestory twin villa designs. They are priced from $445,285. The Arvanita is a three-bedroom, two-bath home with and offers 1,916 square feet of living area and 2,577 total square feet, including a screened and covered lanai and an attached two-car garage. It is priced at only $459,990. Stunning coach homes are also available in Signature Club and Cipriani. The coach home sales division has opened on-site in the Signature Club where they are showcasing the coach home residences of both neighborhoods. Furnished models are open. Cipriani is within The Classics, a stunning gated enclave along one of Lelys three championship golf courses. The neighborhood also features an array of beautiful lake and nature views along The Classics Championship Golf Course. Each coach home building at Cipriani offers four luxurious residences with the spacious feel of single-family homes. The Venice B model is move-in ready and available for only $383,100. Inventory homes currently under construction are priced from $364,990. Signature Club has a beautiful private, gated entry with water features, beautiful landscaping and a stone entry monument. Each coach home building at Signature Club offers four residences. The neighborhood features an selection of amazing lake and golf course views across The Classics Championship Golf Course. Prices for the Wentworth modeld start in the $430s. Lely Resort residents have access to Naples most comprehensive amenities package. Lely Resort boasts Naples most prestigious golf program. Homeowners live within steps of three championship golf courses designed by some of the greatest architects in the game Robert Trent Jones Sr., Lee Trevino and Gary Player, as well as two spectacular golf clubhouses. The Players Club & Spa is an amazing 30,000 square foot club that is both elegant and highly functional for its members. It has earned a Sand Dollar Award for best clubhouse. The expanded Tiki Bar by the resort-style pool has twelve foot awnings around all sides, six new plasma TVs, a larger brick paver seating area and new lighting. The 6,000 square foot Fitness Center now includes a spectacular second exercise room with state-of-the-art equipment, a huge aerobics studio and a spin room. Personal training is available, as is onsite physical therapy treatment. The beautiful Spa Wing includes four treatment rooms, a relaxation room, a manicure and pedicure salon, facial and skin care treatment rooms, as well as opulent shower and changing rooms. Outside, a second free-form pool has been built, dramatically increasing the number of people who can be accommodated by these extraordinary resortstyle amenities at any time. The tennis facilitys thirteen state-ofthe-art tennis courts are open for play on a spacious 4-acre site that includes an outdoor caf. The Players Room is the newest addition to The Players Club & Spa. This multi-purpose building is located adjacent to the main clubhouse. It offers a Movie Theater with seating for 72. There is also a kitchenette, bathrooms and ten tables for card play and games. The lobby features elegant banquette seating. Lely Resort Realty is now located at 8038 Signature Club Circle Bldg 8-102, Naples, FL 34113. Visit or call 239-793-2100. Above: Cipriani Coach Homes. Left: The San Remo III. Below: Twin Villas at Lakoya. The Players Club & Spa. Golf at Lely. A b Vi l V T b y tw si d la r a n n s r e stu d io an d a ingisavail 6 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF MAY 11-17, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY


Artists Concept BROKERS WELCOME: Broker must accompany client during clients initial visit to this community. Both the client and Broker must execute the Developers Registration Form on the initial visit. Broker must also execute the Developers Broker Participation A greement. Prices, terms and features are subject to change without notice and do not include optional features or premiums for upgraded homesites. Photos may be similar but certain specications may differ. StoneCreek is being developed and sold by Parklands Associates I, LLLP. 2017 10100-042 5-10-17 BURGUNDY $438,900 2 BR, 2 BA, Den, Gr eat Room, 2,081 a/c sq. ft. 4068 Nova Lane, Naples, FL 34119I-75 to Immokalee Rd. (Exit 111) East to Logan Blvd., go north. The entrance to StoneCreek is just north of Riverstone, on your left.Models Open Daily 9:30 am to 5:30 pm (239) 592-6000 Naples Resort-Style Living from the $400s to the $800sGLHOMES.COM/STONECREEKDont miss the Grand Opening of our newest model the Burgundy, at StoneCreek standard feature package, the Burgundy is sure to impress. StoneCreek features gorgeous single-family residences, plus a 6+ acre recreation area and Clubhouse with more year-round fun than you can imagine! Visit today to see our newest model, the Burgundy, and all of StoneCreeks incredible model homes. Resort-Style Pool Exercise Studio 5 Lighted Har-Tru Tennis Courts Fully-Equipped Fitness Center NEW DECORATED MODEL LIFESTYLE DIRECTOR RESORT-STYLE POOL LAP/EXERCISE POOL INDOOR SPORTS COMPLEX FITNESS CENTER ARTS & CRAFTS GAME ROOM CARD ROOM FIREPIT TIKI HUT WATER PLAY AREA SHADED TOT LOT PARTY PAVILION FULL-COURT BASKETBALL BEACH VOLLEYBALL HAR-TRU TENNIS COURTS 4 PICKLEBALL COURTS LI FE ST YL E DI RE CT OR L LI F RE SORT STYLEPOOL YL LE P O PO O L LA P/ EX ERCI SEP OOL L A A P/ A / / E / E X EX X E X O O L IN DO OR S PO RTS CO MP LE X I N D M P L PL LE X EX FI TN ESSCE T ER OVER 6 ACRES OF RECREATION & FUN WITH A 13,000 SQ. FT. CLUBHOUSE Now Open!


Kalea Bays first tower nears sellout Tower 2 released for saleKalea Bay, the gated, resortlifestyle, high-rise community located on Vanderbilt Drive in North Naples, announced the communitys second tower has been released for sale. Our first tower, which is under construction and scheduled to be completed in November, is approaching the 90 percent sold mark, stated Inga Lodge, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Kalea Bay. The approaching sellout of Tower 1 and the overwhelming response from our buyers prompted us to release Tower 2. Currently, 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. Six floor plans are available in Tower 2. Residences 1 and 6 are 3-bedroom plus den/3.5 bath plans with 3,704 total square feet. Residences 2 and 5, with 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, have 3,791 total square feet. Residences 3 and 4 are 4-bedroom/4.5bath 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 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 openair fitness center. From the rooftop, residents can enjoy daily views of the Gulf of Mexico, the nature preserves and two beaches ranked among the best in the United States. Prices at Kalea Bay begin at $1.3 million in Tower 1 and $1.4 million in Tower 2. In addition to the rooftop amenities, the residents of Kalea Bay will also enjoy the communitys clubhouse area, which is also under construction and due to be completed when the first residents move into their new homes. The clubhouse area will be the social and recreational centerpiece of the community, said Lodge. Kalea Bays 88,000-square-foot clubhouse is located on the north side of the large lake at the communitys entrance. It will feature three individual pools, including a resort pool, an adults-only pool and a childrens pool, plus an expansive pool deck, a poolside bistro, open-air bar, an indoor/outdoor restaurant, a sundries shop, and a state-of-theart 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 will separate each of the three pools for the ultimate in privacy. If basking in the sun or taking a refreshing dip in the pool isnt on a residents schedule, perhaps meeting friends for lunch, dinner or drinks is. 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, said Lodge. This is what living in Florida is supposed to be. Adjacent to the clubhouse is the tennis pavilion with Har-Tru tennis courts, as well as pickleball courts, and 24 guest suites to accommodate overnight guests and family members. Having that number of guest suites is unusual for a luxury high-rise community, but its an amenity our residents are excited about especially when they have extended family visiting, said Lodge. For more information regarding Kalea Bay visit the onsite sales center. Due to bridge closings in the North Naples area, take US 41 to Wiggins Pass Road, then right on Vanderbilt Drive, twotenths of a mile. Additional information is available by calling (239) 793-0110 or online at Above: All master bedrooms offer views of the Gulf of Mexico. Kalea Bay residences have very open floor plans. Tower 2, which was released for sale at the start of the year, is 22 stories tall. Right: Kalea Bays 88,000-square-foot clubhouse, with three pools, is slated to be completed in November. Kalea Bays Tower 1 and Tower 2 were designed with rooftop amenities, including a sky lounge, spectacular pool and open-air fitness center. Ab ov e: All m as te r bedr oo ms o ff er v ie ws o f 8 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF MAY 11-17, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY


2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 11 12 15 16 9 14 The Colony Golf & Bay Club4541 Coconut Road Bonita Springs, FL 239.495.1300 TheColonyWCI.comSeaglass at Bonita Bay26951 Country Club Drive Bonita Springs, FL 239.301.4940 seaglassatbonitabay.comAltaira4541 Coconut Road Bonita Springs, FL 239.495.1300 AltairaWCI.comKalea Bay13910 Old Coast Road Naples, FL 239.793.0110 Mediterra15836 Savona Way Naples, FL 855.810.7976 mediterranaples.comQuail West6289 Burnham Road Naples, FL 239.592.1010 QuailWest.comTalis Park16980 Livingston Road Naples, FL 239.449.5900 TalisPark.comTwin Eagles11330 Twin Eagles Boulevard Naples, FL 239.352.8000 TwinEagles.comOlde Cypress7276 Lantana Circle Naples, FL 239.596.4794 OldeCypressLantana.comRaffia Preserve4075 Wolfe Road Naples, FL 239.598.2370 raffiapreserve.wcicommunities.comNaples Square100 S Goodlette-Frank Road Naples, FL 239.228.5800 NaplesSquare.comThe Isles of Collier Preserve5445 Caribe Avenue Naples, FL 844.838.3392 MintoFLA.comLely Resort New Home Sales8038 Signature Club Circle, Bldg 8-102Naples, FL 239.793.2100 stockdevelopment.comMangrove Bay201 Goodlette Road South Naples, FL 239.261.2200 MangroveBayNaples.comResidences at Mercato9123 Strada Place, Suite 7125 Naples, FL 239.594.9400 ResidencesAtMercato.comLamorada Naples2190 Woodcrest Drive Naples, FL 239.444.4450 WCICommunities.comLivingston Lakes15161 Palmer Lake Circle Naples, FL 239.444.3490 1 13 17 18 Ave Maria5076 Annunciation Circle #104 Ave Maria, FL (888) 841-3477 AveMaria.comPaloma26109 St. Michael Lane Bonita Springs, FL 239.949.8910 drhorton.comMockingbird Crossing 1600 Mockingbird Crossing Dr. Naples, FL 239.233.0592 drhorton.comTuscany Pointe14310 Tuscany Pointe Trail Naples, FL 34120 239.225.2679 19 20 22 Sorrento28063 Sosta Lane #2 Bonita Springs, FL 239.225.2659 drhorton.comSienna Reserve14656 Reserve Lane Naples, FL 239.643.4333 siennareservenaples.comAndalucia1336 Andlaucia Way Naples, FL 239.304.8314 andalucianaples.comEstuary at Grey Oaks1220 Gordon River Trail Naples, FL 239.261.3148 23 24 25 21 Gulf of MexicoAirport Pulling RdBayshore DrRattlesnake Hammock RdRadio RdLivingston RdThomasson DrMassey StGoodlette RdVanderbilt Beach RdImmokalee RdFrank Blvd DrLivingston Rd SCrayton Rd111th Ave NPlateau RdGoodlette Rde BlvdPelican Marsh BlvdCounty Barn Rd5th Pine Ridge RdGolden Gate PkwyLogan BlvdTamiami TrlTamiami TrlTamiami TrlBonita Beach RdSanta Barbara Blvd Santa Barbara BlvdOld Hwy 41Green BlvdGolden Gate BlvdLivingston RFiddlers Creek PkwyDavis BlvdCollier BlvdCollier BlvdNaples l t Reg Park BeacLely Pelican Bay Naples Park VineyardsGolden GateIsland WalkNaplesPine RidgeVerona Walk Naples Manor Lely Resort East Naples Port Royal Pass Belle Meade Shell Island Palm River 31 867 951 951 84 41 41 75CENTRAL NAPLES NORTH NAPLES OLD NAPLES EAST NAPLES BONITA SPRINGS ESTEROHickory BlvdlBonita Beach RdImperial Pkwy Imperial ita Beach Rd SEOld 41 RdCoconut Rd 865 75 NAPLES 1 15 S 19 22 14 16 3 13 11 2 5 d 6 12 a a a a as as as a a a a a as a a as s as s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s se e e ey ey ey e e y ey e ey y y y y y S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S a a a a a a a a a as a a as a as as as as s s s s s s s s s s s s se e se ey e e e e ey e e e ey y y y y y y y S 20 21 4 7 10 8 9 s s s s s s s s s s s ell Grade RdRandall Blvd47th AveOil Well Rd p Keais RdEverglades BlvdEverglades BlvdMassey St m okalee RdWilson BlvdDesoto BlvdPlateau RdDesoto Blvd N d Golden Gate BlvdCollier Blvden eOrangetreeGolden Gates Estates 75EAST NAPLES 18 17 g g g g g g g Pa P P P P P P P P P r k rk r r k r r k k k r P P P P P P P P P Pa Pa P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P r rk rk rk r k k k k r r rk k r r k k r r r k k k k k k 23 24 25 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF MAY 11-17, 2017 GULF COAST HOMES 9


Ave Maria appeals to home buyers of all agesLife in Ave Maria is filled with simple pleasures big blue skies, friendly neighbors, walking and biking, and a sense of belonging. Make plans to visit Ave Maria and tour 22 decorated model homes of all size and designs from builders CC Homes, Del Webb and Pulte Homes. Home buyers recognize the incredible value and high quality of life while still enjoying the close proximity to Naples beaches and culture. Ave Maria has something for everyone including young couples, growing families, and active retirees. And with prices from the high $100s, you cant afford to miss this opportunity to live in beautiful Collier Countys Community of the Year for 2016 and 2015. Amenities for an Active LifestyleAve Maria has amenities for all ages. Panther Run Golf Club at Del Webb, the on-site 18 hole course designed by Gordon G Lewis, offers challenging play alongside natural beauty and wildlife. Ave Marias water park, open exclusively to residents, features two waterslides, interactive water adventure playground, resort and lap pools, spa, and beach volleyball. The North Park boasts a playground, baseball, basketball, and soccer fields. The South Park is a great spot to walk your four-legged friend at dog park or play bocce. Pack a picnic and relax at the covered outdoor pavilion. Quality of Life In Ave Maria, homeowners realize the importance of quality of life. Top notch education is available to all children whether its from our highly-rated Collier County Public Schools, the private K-12 Donahue Academy or Ave Maria University. The preferred method of transportation in town? A golf cart! Nothing beats zipping to Publix or to the pub on your golf cart. Best of all, new friends are easily made in Ave Maria with so many opportunities through the calendar of events hosted by the Master Association as well as the natural gathering spots of the coffee shop, pub, and outdoor patios of our town center restaurants. Lifemade simple. CC HomesCC Homes, presents 3-6 bedroom homes in one and two-story floor plans ranging in size from 1,133 to over 5,000 square feet and priced from the high $100s. Homes are offered in three neighborhoods: Maple Ridge, Maple Ridge Reserve, and Coquina at Maple Ridge. Customize your dream home with several options including outdoor oasis with pool, kitchen, and cabana bathroom or an extra bedroom or flex room above the garage. Visit the on-site sales center and tour 14 model homes open daily. Ask about several movein ready homes. Coming soon! Maple Ridge Amenity Center offering residents the ultimate hub of relaxation and recreation. Inquire today. New Home Designs in Del Webb Naples Were proud to be home to Del Webb Naples, the smart choice for active adults desiring a well-rounded southwest Florida lifestyle. Del Webb Naples offers ten floor plans from 1,133 to over 2,500 square feet, with 2-5 bedrooms and prices from the high $100s. Choose from golf course, lake or preserve view when selecting your home site from the nations highly awarded home builder. New this spring! 4 new condominium home designs starting in the $180s. The on-site Oasis Club at Del Webb Naples features over 12,000 square feet of resort and lap pools, tennis courts, bocce and pickleball, fitness center, library, caf, fire pit, arts & crafts studio, and library. Dine at the brand new Rusty Putter for breakfast, lunch or afternoon bites. Visit an on-site sales representative to learn more about the Del Webb lifestyle. 5 model homes open daily. Pulte Homes With 17 popular single-family home designs in Hampton Village, Emerson Park, and Avalon Park priced from the low $200s, Pulte Homes offers quality construction home buyers can trust. These neighborhoods are located near the Town Center, private schools, and outdoor recreation. A well-known and respected name in home building, Pulte Homes features Life Tested features in their home designs built for life and how you live it. Three models open daily in Avalon Park. Visit UsFor more information visit Ave Maria at 5076 Annunciation Circle # 104, or by calling 239-352-3903. Follow us on social media to be the first to learn about specials and incentives. Take Immokalee Rd. east; turn right onto Oil Well Rd; then left into the main Ave Maria entrance. Collier Countys Community of the Year for both 2016 and 2015, Ave Maria offers over 40 floor plans from high $100s 500s. Residents enjoy outdoor recreation, town center conveniences, and quality of life. 10 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF MAY 11-17, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY


BROKER PARTICIPATION WELCOMED. ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS REFERENCE SHOULD BE MADE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. NOT AN OFFERING WHERE PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW. PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. FLStockDevelopment With a popular, amenity-rich lifestyle in place and a new collection of quality-built residences to offer, theres so much to love at Lely Resort. Picture three championship golf courses, four magnificent clubhouses, world-class tennis, a rich social calendar at The Players Club & Spa and a long-standing tradition of award-winning excellence. www.LELY-RESORT.com239.793.2100From the $300S to Over $1million Visit our Sales Center today: Monday-Saturday: 9a.m.-5p.m., Sunday: 11a.m.-5p.m. Signature Club: 8038 Signature Club Circle, Bldg. 8-102, Naples, Florida 34113Lely Resort Realty, LLC, Exclusive Sales Agent, Licensed Real Estate Broker COACH HOMESVENICE B CIPRIANI2/2.5 2,230 SF WAS $422,025 NOW $392,025 VENICE B CIPRIANI2/2.5 2,230 SF WAS $452,180 NOW $422,180 WENTWORTH SIGNATURE CLUB2/2.5 2,091 SF WAS $472,990 NOW $437,990WENTWORTH SIGNATURE CLUB2/2.5 2,091 SF WAS $474,450 NOW $444,450 SAN MARCO B CIPRIANI3/3 2,919 SF WAS $479,760 NOW $449,760ST ANDREWS SIGNATURE CLUB furnished 3/3.5 2,743 SF NOW $742,975 TWIN VILLAS LAKOYANAPOLI2/2 1,855 SF WAS $484,260 NOW $459,260ARVANITA3/2 1,916 SF WAS $484,950 NOW $459,950CAPRI3/2 2,107 SF WAS $501,350 NOW $476,350CAPRI3/2 2,107 SF WAS $503,185 NOW $478,185SINGLE FAMILY HOMES LAKOYASAN REMO III2/2 1,809 SF WAS $691,485 NOW $641,485SAN REMO III2/2 1,809 SF WAS $711,940 NOW $649,990SAN REMO III2/2 1,809 SF WAS $709,655 NOW $659,655TIVOLI III3/3 2,062 SF WAS $725,790 NOW $669,990MAJESTIC furnished4/4 3,823 SF WAS $1,876,922 NOW $1,599,990 Capri in Lakoya Cipriani Signature Club San Remo III in Lakoya SOLD WHATEVER YOU CAN IMAGINE, ITS ALREADY AT LIVE IT NOW!With Move-In-Ready Homes AvailablePriced To Move You.Only 13 Single Family and Twin Villa Homes Remaining in Lakoya!


Move-in ready homes available at special pricing in Kinross at TwinEaglesSix completed or soon to be completed unfurnished, move-in ready residences by Lennar Corporation are now available at special pricing in TwinEagles Kinross neighborhood. Twenty-one buildable home sites showcasing golf course, preserve, and water views and measuring 52-feet wide and 145-feet deep or deeper are also available, 11 of which feature south-facing views. Kinross presents a final opportunity to purchase a newly constructed singlefamily home in TwinEagles at a price point under $600,000. A golf membership is included with the purchase of every newly constructed home. Two furnished models are open for viewing. Lennars Kinross offering features six floor plans from 1,850 to 2,828 square feet under air. The move-in ready homes present an exceptional value for homebuyers intent on living a fully-amenitized, traditional country club lifestyle at TwinEagles. Pricing for the six residences includes a heated pool and spa; a caged lanai with an 8-foot extension; a pavered pool deck, lanai, and driveway; an outdoor kitchen with a refrigerator; a wood ceiling treatment on the lanai; upgraded cabinetry and granite countertops; impact resistant glass, crown moldings in the living areas and owners bedroom; and numerous other features. The move-in ready homes showcase Lennars Catalina, Maria, and Angelina floor plans. The flexible 2,830 square feet under air Catalina floor plan is suited to retirees with older children who visit throughout the year. The three-bedroom, four bath home features a great room, island kitchen, dining area, study, and a two-car garage. A partial second story includes a bonus room with an 11-foot ceiling, wet bar, full bath, and windows that flood the space with light. Two unfurnished Catalina residences are available, one priced at $666,807 on lot 29 and the other at $680,200 on lot 58. The 2,247 square feet Maria plan includes a great room and island kitchen, a spacious dining area, three bedrooms, a den or fourth bedroom, three full baths, a covered lanai off the great room and owners bedroom, and a two-car garage. A move-in ready Maria residence is available on lot 33 and priced at $592,407. A furnished Maria model is open for viewing and showcases an interior by Baers Furnitures Janet Graham, ASID. Her design blends contemporary flair with traditional lines. The color palette includes muted grays with fabrics that blend creams and aquas. The flooring is 20 x 20-inch porcelain tile. Ceiling details and custom built-ins add to the look. Dark espresso wood flooring in the den blends with an espresso-toned custom built-in topped with a gray granite counter that provides cabinetry, shelving, and a 42-inch space for a television. A hallway sweeps past the den to a space that combines the dining area, great room and kitchen. In the dining area, a glass-topped table seats eight. In the living room, a built-in console in a deep espresso finish provides storage space while establishing the base for a television. The wall above is adorned with mosaic tile encased in wood. The kitchens perimeter cabinetry features a creamy linen finish with raised panel doors. The countertop is executed in a granite with splashes of grays and creams. An island provides ample space for food preparation and offers a casual gathering area. On the lanai, a separate lounging area includes two chaises lounges in the dark espresso finish with aqua cushions. The outdoor kitchen features cabinetry with a built-in grill. The countertop is executed in granite with a decorative backsplash. A color palette of silver, gold, cream, and blue bathes the owners bedroom in a tranquil atmosphere. The ceiling showcases molding work with additional trim detailing on the walls. The kingsized bed features a fully-upholstered headboard. The bathrooms vanity cabinetry and granite match the kitchen while porcelain tile extends along the tub deck and into the shower. Lennars Angelina floor plan offers 2,061 square feet with a great room, island kitchen, formal dining room, two bedrooms, a den or third bedroom, two full baths, and a two-car garage. The great room and owners bedroom open to a covered lanai. Coffered ceiling details are featured in the great room, dining room, and owners bedroom. Three unfurnished, move-in ready Angelina residences are available and priced at $575,607 on lot 32, $586,647 on lot 41, and $567,447 on lot 85. An Angelina model now open for viewing showcases an interior by Robb & Stuckys Tricia Lynch and Cynthia Bradford, ASID. Their color palette includes whites, creams, and beige with splashes of blue. Flooring is beige 20 x 20-inch porcelain tile with hardwood in the den. The dining rooms built-in provides an attractive shelving unit. A round dining table with a glass top and dark wood base adds sophistication. Hand-scraped hardwood flooring in the den is offset by beige walls. A table-style desk is paired with an upholstered desk chair. A ceiling detail displays a diamond shape within a scalloped square. A built-in in the great room functions as the entertainment center while providing display space. The kitchens island includes four stools in dark wood and creamy upholstered seats. Granite counters feature mellow gold tones. The lanais summer kitchen features cabinetry and countertops matching the kitchen. A dining area includes a table paired with six chairs in a wicker finish. The bed in the owners bedroom showcases a headboard, footboard and side rails upholstered in a textured neutral fabric. Wall details suggest the look of paneled shutters. Creamy beige porcelain tile is reintroduced in the owners bath. Above the bathtub, a glass tile listello provides a subtle highlight. Visit Twin Eagles online at Above: The island in the Angelina models kitchen includes four stools in dark wood and creamy upholstered seats. Granite counters feature mellow gold tones. Left: Lennar Corporations Maria model is one of two furnished model residences open for viewing in TwinEagles new Kinross neighborhood. Completed unfurnished, move-in ready residences are available. Below: Lennars Angelina model in Kinross at TwinEagles is open for viewing and showcases an interior by Robb & Stuckys Tricia Lynch and Cynthia Bradford, ASID. tubdeckandintotheshower Ab ki cr fe Co fu in Co re An op by Br 12 GULF COAST HOMES WEEK OF MAY 11-17, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY


5 oclock shadows never looked so good Onsite Sales Center Now Open Shadow Creek at Hibiscus. Naples newest residential community with golf course views. Choose from 2 and 3-bedroom homes complete with open oor plans, spacious master suites and large lanais. Plus, an open-air clubhouse with pool and spa, outdoor bar, repit and an expansive sun deck. Preferred Player Program at Hibiscus Golf Club offered exclusively for Shadow Creek residents. Pre-construction pric es from the $300s. 5360 Hibiscus Drive, Naples, FL 34113 239-316-1575 *Prices, features and amenities subject to change without notice.2017 An independently owned and operated franchisee of BHH Afliates, LLC. Berkshire Hathaway Home Services and the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices symbol are registered service marks of HomeServices of America, Inc. Equal Housing Opportunity.


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Directions: I-75 to Alico Road (ext 128). South on US 41 rst set of lights (at Michael Rippe Parkway) turn west (into Mikes, formerly the Sandy Parrot) immediately turn left and follow the ags. AN EXCLUSIVE BOATING COMMUNITY 17270 Hidden Estates Circle, Fort Myers, Florida 33908 (239) 249-6255Stock Realty, LLC, Exclusive Sales Agent, Licensed Real Estate BrokerResidences from the $400s. Visit StockDevelopment.comBROKER PARTICIPATION WELCOMED. ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS REFERENCE SHOULD BE MADE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. NOT AN OFFERING WHERE PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW. PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. *RESTRICTIONS APPLY. SEE SALES ASSOCIATE FOR DETAILS. FLStockDevelopment ANNOUNCING THE DEBUT OF NEW FLOOR PLANS & NEW PRICING! Hidden Harbor, the luxury boating community, has just announced exciting new oor plans with new pricing! With fully furnished models to tour, plenty of move-in-ready homes, and our harbor-view clubhouse open and ready to enjoy, now is the perfect time to visit. If youve always wanted to live a waterfront lifestyle, Hidden Harbor offers everything you could imagine, including coastal contemporary homes many with private docksa kayak launch, the areas best boating and shing, and much more. All in the Community of the Year, from a best-selling, award-winning residential builder and developer. MODEL BED/BATH SQ.FT. WAS NOWTIVOLI III 3/3 2,062 $558,685 $508,685 TIVOLI III 3/3 2,062 $574,945 $524,945 MONTESSA 3/2 2,293 $617,795 $549,990 LARGO 3/3 2,552 $745,155 $599,990MODEL BED/BATH SQ.FT. WAS NOWLARGO 3/3 2,552 $744,705 $629,990 BISCAYNE 3/2 2,384 $874,990 $749,990FURNISHEDAMELIA 4/3.5 2,873 $1,045,070 $975,000SELECT SAVINGS ON THESE MOVE-IN-READY HOMES SOLD


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LUXE LIVINGFLORIDA WEEKLYTHE NAPLES LUXURY HOME REDEFINED MAY 2017 PHILLIP CATES PHOTOGRAPHY / COURTESY PHOTO C C ATE ATE ATE SP SP S P S HOT HOT HOT O OGR OGR OGR OG APH APH APH Y/ Y/ Y / / CO CO CO CO UR UR U Makeover Whats old is new again 6 Designer Q&ALaura Parsons brings elegance home 2 Design SocietyOut and about at design events 12, 16, 18 M M i i T T ESY ESY PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 If youre wondering what retirement should look like, look no further Page 10 Talis Park TREASURE


2 LUXE LIVING MAY 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLY PublisherShelley Hobbsshobbs@floridaweekly.comEditorCindy Piercecpierce@floridaweekly.comLuxe Living WriterMichael Korb Graphic DesignerMeg RoloffCirculation ManagerMaggie Humphreymaggie@floridaweekly.comAccount ExecutivesNicole Ryannryan@floridaweekly.comCori Higginschiggins@floridaweekly.comAdam Andrew McAuleyandrew.mcauley@floridaweekly.comSales and Marketing AssistantKatie Babkakbabka@floridaweekly.comPublished by Florida Media Group LLCNaples Florida Weekly 9051 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 202 Naples, Florida 34108 Phone 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.LAURA PARSONSClassic. Its virtually impossible to discuss interior designer Laura Parsons of Pure Design of Naples without using the term. Luxe Livings Michael Korb chats with Ms. Parsons about her style and how she approaches her craft. Q: How did you decide you wanted to be an interior designer? A: I was taught at an early age to appreciate and value beautiful things in our home. And my mother taught me the important lesson that it was better to wait for just the right piece rather than to waste my money on something I would want to replace sooner rather than later. As a teenager and into my 20s, we spent many weekends in New England going to art galleries and antique shops. I found it to be educational as well as great fun, but I truly did not realize that I wanted to be an interior designer until after college. Q: Where did you learn your craft? A: I loved to draw as a child and I was fortunate enough to have private art lessons. I also was so aware of interiors no matter where I was, and I would think of how I could change or improve the space. I studied at Massachusetts College of Art, Boston Architectural Center and also Rhode Island School of Design and received a BFA in fine art SEE Q&A, PAGE 4 makes quiet elegance shine in every project Laura ParsonsROLAND SCARPA AND DANIEL NEWCOMB / COURTESY PHOTOSFor this intimate dining room, the Port Royal clients wanted understated glamour. The area is small, but makes up for lack of space with handsome millwork and ceiling details. The ceiling lines are repeated in the curved backs of dining chairs upholstered in lush chenille in a shade of vapor blue. Dining table and chairs by Dessin Fournier. Rock crystal chandelier by Niermann Weeks. Custom drapery in a Travers blue-grey linen with metallic accents completes the room.DESIGNER Q&A COME SEE OUR NEWEST COLLECTION! 7200 Trail Boulevard, Naples | (239) 598-3330 matterbrothersfurniture.comOther locations in Ft. Myers, Sarasota, Tarpon Springs and Pinellas Park


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and graphic design. It was not until after I graduated, and worked as a product designer, that I realized my true love was interiors, textiles, art and antiques. That led me to the Boston Design Center, where I worked for four years before making the move to Naples in 1999. I immediately found work at a Naples design firm and branched out on my own a few years later. Q: What is the greatest challenge you face as an interior designer on any given project? A: Intuition and psychology can play a large part in the design process. Finding the harmony for couples with many different perspectives and influences is key to a successful project. Clients are my biggest muse. If the husband and wife have different design aesthetics or taste levels if he has a preference for traditional, for example, and the wife wants something totally different, thats a challenge. You have to find a common ground. Its a give and take until it works as a whole but gives both parties elements of what they want and need. Q: Whats the first thing you ask new clients? A: We always ask, How does your home need to function for you and your family? We carefully consider layers of visual and tactile interest and the narrative roots of the people who will live in the house. The designer must factor in how people really live in spaces. No project should ever be completely pristine. Ultimately, what brings a home to life is the people who inhabit it. Q: Is there a trend that you are excited to see disappear ASAP? A: Never again do I want to see homes filled with bad reproduction Mediterranean furniture, lighting and accessories. Nor do I want to see depressing interiors in saturated shades of army green and rust. Those oppressive, heavy interiors truly do not suit this region. I am interested in curated interiors and lightfilled spaces that are never overcrowded but that incorporate texture, tone and depth by way of fabrics, interesting wall and floor finishes, hand-woven area rugs and original art. Pure Design of Naples 758 12th Ave. S. 775-4057 4 LUXE LIVING MAY 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLY DESIGNER Q&ADANIEL NEWCOMB / COURTESY PHOTOS Above: A spacious master suite is luxuriously appointed with European white oak floors installed in a classic chevron pattern. A quiet and subdued Phillip Jeffries grasscloth wraps all walls and makes the large room more inviting. Ceiling trays feature a warm, silver-leaf paper that softly reflects the light from elegant rock crystal chandeliers. The custom king bed is fully upholstered in a Cowtan and Tout chenille fabric. Ecru matelass coverlet and king shams mix with a Travers fabric for the Euro shams, and three boudoir-sized antique silk pillows add additional interest. Flanking the bed is a pair of chests by Dessin Fournier, topped by a perfect pair of 1940s table lamps the designer stumbled upon in Palm Beach. An original painting by Susan Morofsky defines the sitting area, where a pair of curved sofas from Celerie Kemble for Henredon creates a comfy place to read or nap, and custom drapery and sheers are motorized for instant privacy. Above: The owners of this Park Shore condominium wanted the study to be a cozy and calm respite away from the main living area. The color palette is in shades of citron and gray, while the walls are papered in a Phillip Jeffries grasscloth for quiet, textural interest. The sisal area rug provides another textural layer. Fabric on sofa and chairs is by Jane Churchill, while the ottomans are covered in a sumptuous suede by Edelman. Drapery panels feature a fresh cotton print by ROMO. Above: The Port Royal client wanted one of the guest rooms to be very feminine, which the designer achieved first by covering all walls in a blush wallpaper with a leaf-and-vine pattern. Full-sized headboards upholstered in a neutral linen solid create a nice balance against the softly shimmery wallpaper. Custom ivory matelass coverlets and shams feature a scalloped edge, and custom pink pillows are trimmed with petite shells. The designer found the pair of silver leaf brackets in Palm Beach. An antique French chandelier adds sparkle to the tray ceiling, and a 1950s pink Murano lamp sits atop the nightstand by Hickory Chair. At the foot of each bed, blush mohair throws hand-woven in France add to the welcoming, cozy feel. Above: Laura Parsons advice is to invest in the best mattress you can afford. On her own bed, she uses white cotton percale sheets year round, which she finds to be serene, cool and inviting. On top of that, a lightweight cotton blanket and white cotton matelass coverlet and matching shams. Embroidered queen shams in white percale are placed in front of the king matelass shams. All pillow inserts are down and feather filled. A lightweight goose down comforter folded in thirds adds volume to the foot of the bed. The comforter wears a white percale duvet cover witha vine pattern embroidered in calming shades of blue. Flanking the bed are linen-wrapped chests with matching vintage Murano opaline glass lamps. Q&AFrom page 2 IMAGINE. DESIGN. BUILD.COMPLETE RENOVATIONS KITCHEN & BATH DESIGN EXTERIOR INTERIOR INTERIOR DESIGN CGC# 1507216 RENOVATIONS-PLUS.COM 239.593.620011983 TAMIAMI TRAIL N., SUITE #110, NAPLES, FL 34110OUTDOOR KITCHENS OUTDOOR LIVING ROOMS PERGOLAS | WOOD TRIM LANAI CEILING TOUNGE & GROOVE ADDITIONS CROWN MOLDING CUSTOM BUILT-IN CABINETRY PAINTING | FAUX FINISHING BACKSPLASH TILE DESIGN & INSTALLATION




6 LUXE LIVING MAY 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLY BY MICHAEL KORBFlorida Weekly CorrespondentThe good news is that our area is awash with condos in terrific locations. The bad news is that almost all of those condos are in aging buildings and most of the units are in need of total renovation. But thats why there are still a few good deals to be had. The McComb family of Ohio were fortunate to find this two-bedroom, twobath Hickory Bay unit with spectacular views of both the Gulf of Mexico and the bay (thanks to its 11th floor placement). The building is so close to the water it has docks for residents use. Unfortunately, the McCombs unit featured most of the 1980s inside. You know: mauve paint schemes, lame tiling and a lowered plastic tray ceiling in the kitchen that made you lose your appetite. We looked at about 25 properties, says Mrs. McComb. This one is in the perfect location, and thats where we wanted to be, but inside it was very dated pink carpets, wallpaper, very closed in. All the rooms felt like you were walking into a cave. After talking with more than a dozen contractors during their search, the couple chose Greg and Theresa Ulrich of KGT Remodeling to work some magic. They wanted to bring it into this century with warm wood floors and clean, bright Shaker cabinets. They wanted to open up the kitchen and bring everything else up to date, Mr. Ulrich says about the clients wish list. And, he adds, We needed to stay within the budget. At 1,401 square feet, it wasnt a huge job. But as in most cases, quality exceeds quantity. And in this case it had to, as the McCombs are used to a beautiful 7,000-square-foot home up north. They decided to make the kitchen part of the main living area. In addition, they totally rebuilt the master bathroom, taking out the wall dividing the shower and toilet from the vanity and linen closet, installing glass walls for the shower and replacing all the tile, cabinets and surfaces. I am in love with my bathroom now, says Mrs. McComb. I just love how open it feels in there. And I would say that for the kitchen as well. Raising the ceiling and changing the configurations of the appliances and getting better cabinets made everything feel amazing. And that glass backsplash knocks it out of the park. I picked that particular tile because it reminded me of waves in the ocean, Mrs. McComb says. When I picked it out, I didnt realize it had a brown hue to it, not as an actual color, but as a shadowy brown that pulls the brown from the wood floors up and really pulls everything together. She admits having had some doubts about the project early on, however. One, she was concerned the size would become an issue. And two, being 11 stories up can take some getting used to.MAKEOVERWhats old is new againA Hickory Bay condo is reborn into a modern getawayWWW.NAPLESKENNY.COM / COURTESY PHOTOSRemoving a wall that separated the kitchen from the main living and dining area and installing warm wood floors throughout went a long way toward refreshing the 11th floor condo, whose new owner likened it to a cave when she first saw it. Just look at that view. Taking the time to renovate an older condo pays serious dividends for owners willing to put up with a little dust. This Hickory Bay units kitchen and living space has come light years from its previous state. SEE MAKEOVER, PAGE 8 Before BeforeBefore


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8 LUXE LIVING MAY 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLY Live Edge | Traditional | ContemporaryMiromar Design Center, Suite 190 10800 Corkscrew Rd, Estero, FL 33928 239.949.5889 | TARACEA SHOWROOMBut I am more than happy with how it turned out, she adds. I wish I could be there year-round. I am so in love with this place. I spent the best winter of my life down there this year. KGT Remodeling 1045 Collier Center Way, Unit 10 340-2978; L Design Studio27911 Crown Lake Blvd., Bonita Springs313-587-4036 www.l-designstudios.comMAKEOVERFrom page 6Kitchens and bathrooms are the eyes and mouths of a home meaning theyre the first to give away its true age. And theres no doubt that this condo needed a serious facelift. Adding glass walls to the shower and reconfiguring the layout of the bathroom makes it feel larger and young again. Meanwhile, fresh carpet and paint in the bedrooms make the entire space cohesive.MAKEOVERWWW.NAPLESKENNY.COM / COURTESY PHOTOS Before


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10 LUXE LIVING MAY 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLYCOVER STORYIf youre wondering what retirement should look like, look no further PHILLIP CATES PHOTOGRAPHY / COURTESY PHOTOS Talis ParkTREASURE BY MICHAEL KORBFlorida Weekly CorrespondentWhen you plan to retire early, there are few places more appealing than Naples. And when youre passionate about quality landscaping and p-o[-[upkeep, its tough to find a better neighborhood than Talis Park. At least thats how New Englanders Bob and Kathy Brown feel now that theyve built this stunning 4,122-square-foot (under air) home on Talis Parks desirable Seneca Way. The three-bedroom, 3-bath home was recently completed by Fox Builders and features a separate casita as well as a movie theater fit for a blockbuster. We have known Talis Park essentially from back when it was Tuscany Reserve, says Mr. Brown. We know three of the founding members and have always appreciated the convenience of where it is in North Naples. And, having gone through a number of communities during our home search, we were convinced that the common grounds of Talis Park were as spectacular as we have ever seen. We are both fanatic about landscaping and landscape design the orderliness of it, the neatness of it and the integrity of it. While the outside area is handled beautifully by the communitys landscaping staff, the interior of the Browns home was designed by Design Wests Kelsey Talis (no relation to the community founders). A quick glance around shows a look that isnt often used locally, but is certainly appreciated. What was interesting about the Browns is that they came down and we figured theyd want that coastal look with the light, seafoam greens that everyone is looking for in Naples, Ms. Talis says. But they really surprised us by wanting that classic Ralph Lauren-type look. Its definitely transitional, but does have those flares of the traditional vibe to it as well, You wont confuse the outdoor living space of this home with most area lanais. The Ralph Lauren vibe of the interior ows perfectly out back, where three large and distinctive gathering areas beckon family and friends.


without going over-the-top. Its a classic New England-meets-Southwest Florida style that is elegant and comfortable all at once. And the proportions are just right. Too often new construction is decorated with pieces and colors that leave a space underwhelming and feeling off. Thats certainly not the case here. We have a very large family, both in number and size, says Mr. Brown (he stands 6, two sons are 6 and a daughter is 6). So we are not a small family. And we entertain a lot, so we wanted to ensure that the back would allow for us to do that. To that end, the home features a very significant lanai with three distinct living spaces: a kitchen, a club seating area off the great room and an area off the master suite with a fireplace and entertainment area. Weve already hosted a couple of parties, one probably had 60 people and we could accommodate them very easily, Mr. Brown says. And that was with Talis Park staff, a full bar and hors doeuvres stations throughout the pool area. And as wonderful as that outdoor living space is, theres one hidden feature inside that eschews all the sunlight and palm trees that most of us came here for in the first place: a home movie theater. Because open floor plans have negated a lot of closedoff spaces in modern homes, its sometimes difficult to find a place that can be made into a media room. Ms. Talis and the Design West team turned what originally was to be a secondary garage into a professionallevel screening room. It was a great idea, the designer says. To have an area for them and the kids and their friends, its just nice to have a room like that. With tiered seating and custom acoustical wall panels, it feels like youre in an actual theater (sans the sticky floors). During the building process, Ms. Talis reached out to the Browns to find out their favorite movies and then surprised them with professional backlit movie posters. It has been a huge hit, Mr. Brown says of the screening room. We had a naval fighter pilot down who was able to watch Top Gun with us and said it brought him back a period of his life that was pretty significant for him, so its been a great place a home run. As has the separate casita, which is ideal for guests who want to be part of the weekend but still have their own space. The house is simple, but elegant, says Mr. Brown. Its tastefully done, and I think thats a reflection of the builder as well as the interior decorators. And its clearly representative of homeowners with good taste and an appreciation for the finer things in life. Lets hope they throw another party soon and an invitation shows up in our mailbox. Fox Custom Builders 8595 Collier Blvd., Suite 107 261-1082; Design West 9118 Strada Place, Mercato 514-1234; FLORIDA WEEKLY MAY 2017 LUXE LIVING 11COVER STORY s Top: Media rooms are a bit of a rarity in Southwest Florida, thanks to our love affair with open concept design. This space was created using what was to be a secondary garage. Above left and right: Touches of royal blue pop against warm neutrals and rich wood tones in the main living and dining areas. Right: The master suite. Far right: The formal dining room.


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14 LUXE LIVING MAY 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLY BY MICHAEL KORBFlorida Weekly CorrespondentIf you want another sign that Naples is moving forward in its design aesthetic, wander into Ligne Roset Naples and see a space dedicated to high-end modern design. You wont find a speck of traditional or even transitional. In fact, the store is so keen on the direction Naples is moving that it left its showroom at Miromar Design Center in order to open this 3,500-square-foot space at 99 Ninth St. S. (on the corner of Tamiami Trail and First Avenue South) approximately 18 months ago. We are now creating our own little design center in this area of Naples, says storeowner Vivian Coriatt. And Ligne Roset, being such an iconic brand, really needed to be located in the heart of Naples. It feels like a boutique setting, featuring some of the most iconic pieces from the world-renowned designers that collaborate with Ligne Roset. For those unfamiliar, Ligne Roset is a contemporary furniture brand based in France. It began making walking sticks, umbrellas and chair frames back in 1860 before focusing exclusively on furnishings in the mid-20th century. Its known for working with designers such as Michel Ducaroy, Peter Maly and Pierre Paulin. Its basically the polar opposite of the Tuscan theme that held a grip on this area for decades. I would say that in the last two to three years Naples has become much more contemporary, Ms. Coriatt says. The population in general is looking for that lighter, fresher kind of timeless contemporary product and design in their homes Theyre redoing homes they did 15 years ago, turning them contemporary. If youre looking for the iconic Togo couch or chair from Ducaroy, this is your place. Or if you prefer the world-famous Pumpkin chair by Paulin, look no further (see one on page 19). Best of all, the pieces are handcrafted by artisans at the companys factory in Briord, along the Rhone River. You wont find anything manufactured in South America or the Philippines. I think people come to Ligne Roset because they want Ligne Roset, Ms. Coriatt adds. Its just like saying I want a Mercedes so Im going to Mercedes. The brand is very well known worldwide. The quality has never been better. And the design relationships the company has are remarkable. Were talking lifetime pieces heirloom products that can be handed down from generation to generation. From sofas to bedroom and dining furniture, side chairs, workspace pieces, lighting and even rugs, the showroom is filled with things that not only will take your breath away, but that will last a lifetime. And many are available in a wide range of colors. For example, Paulins Pumpkin, which was originally designed for Madame Pompidou (wife of former French President Georges Pompidou), is an iconic design revival that can be purchased as either an arm chair, loveseat or sofa (ottoman available) in myriad of colors. Like much of Paulins pieces, it can work with virtually all design esthetics and quickly becomes a favorite of any room. Ligne Roset Naples 99 Ninth St. S. 676-7890; SHOP TALKLigne Roset Naples brings the worlds top designers to your homeStoreowner Vivian Coriatt, left, has filled Ligne Roset Naples with the iconic styles the French brand is known for. At top is Philippe Nigros Confluences sofa. Pierre Paulins Anda chair is above center, and Michel Ducaroys Togo sofa and love seat are at bottom left. Each piece is made in the brands factory along Frances Rhone River. TIM GIBBONS / FLORIDA WEEKLY h S b c b


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16 LUXE LIVING MAY 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLY Opening reception for Taek Lee + Tadao Cern exhibit at Thomas Riley Studio Taekyeom Lee at his 3D printer Kathy Petrenko, Linda Lawlor, Elizabeth Lynch and Kathy MacGillivray John Schrock and Tracy GurdianLynda Fay Braun and Marcia Lyons Ben Riley and Rosa Riley Tom Manziano and Pamela Campe Heather Sorrano and Mia Palumbo Jeanne Oelerich and Janet Snell Grayson Stoff, Wes Wickwire and Simon Huebler Laura Burns and William BurnsTIM GIBBONS / FLORIDA WEEKLYDESIGN SOCIETY Step Up In at AGOSTINOS Call Today! 239.594.303711985 Tamiami Trail North Naples, FLOPEN MONDAY-SATURDAY 10-5, SUNDAY 11-4Visit our new website at Also visit: Visit Our ShowroomFINE FURNITURE. ART GALLERY. DESIGN STUDIO. ACCESSORIES & BOTANICALS LIGHTING FURNITURE UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE MIRRORS & LARGE ART GALLERY Complimentary Interior Design END OF SEASON SALE UP TO 40% OFF!

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18 LUXE LIVING MAY 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLYKinetico Water Systems hosts CBIA members mixer Carrie Witt, Diane Murray, Chris Adams and Ann Marinelli Susi Husty, Janis Wiebel, Sally Ricciardelli and Stephanie WhiffenBlanca Vasquez, Dave Marcozzi and Nicole CasianoBryan Wild, Shelley Kienzle, Dave Arter and Tammy Cazares Daniel Husty, Paul Couto and Greg Courtot Terry Kelly and Julie Kelly Daniel Gomez, Mauricio Cifuente and Juis Velez Diandra Kielasa and Mark HouserTIM GIBBONS / FLORIDA WEEKLYDESIGN SOCIETY Ian Moore, Tammy Miller, Don Miller and Ken Gallander Douglas Adams, Samantha Howes and Victor duPont Alexander Zurawsky, Nicole Casiano, Jennifer Lofstrand, Blanca Vasquez and Faith Ashley Chris Stout, Kim Slagle and Kirk Fagan Kimberly Schiller, Nick Radick and Nicole Casiano Laura Romero, Helen Oenick and Eliza Walsh

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FLORIDA WEEKLY MAY 2017 LUXE LIVING 19 Modern livingSHOPPING TRIPGoing from shockingly straight lines to nothing but curves is the hallmark of modern design. And though Southwest Florida has been known as a haven for traditional European reproductions, gorgeous modern designs are finally getting the attention they deserve. Here are a few pieces available locally thatll have you humming the theme from The Jetsons.Pumpkin chair by Pierre Paulin, available at Ligne Roset Napleswww.lignerosetnaples.com676-7890Corazones rectangular coffee table in Fruitwood, available at E.M.Soberon Taracea showroom at Miromar Design Center, 949-5889Clyde coffee table by Numero111 in matt varnished brass-plated steel and smoke glass, vailable at Ligne Roset Naples, 676-7890Ploum sofa by R. & E. Bouroullec, available at Ligne Roset Naples, 676-7890Good Morning side table in chrome and steel by Alban-Sebastien Gilles, available at Ligne Roset Naples 676-7890 Cala coffee table in Saman wood, available at E.M.Soberon Taracea showroom at Miromar Design Center, 949-5889 Sothebys International Realty and Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each o ce is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity. Sparkling Southern Bay Views and Interiors Bayfront on Naples Bay 450 BAYFRONT PL #4408 $775,000 Dave & Ann Renner Dave Renner: 239.784.5552 Ann Renner: 239.784.5555 The Venetian Village O ce 4300 Gulf Shore Blvd N., #100 Naples, FL 34103 Trusted. Proven. Respected.

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w w om c. T C21SUNBEL LT .w w VISIT .COM T T. .C21SUNBEL WWW W. TO VIEW ALL AILABLE LISTINGS! V VA A 55+ Plus Community Condo with Sailboat Access3/2 condo in a 55+ community with sailboat access in Cape Coral.$169,0001-866-657-2300 800CC023780. CAPE CORAL Large Split Floor PlanBeautiful 3 bed 2 bath home with plenty of room. This large split floor plan with over 1700 sqft will impress you.$169,9001-866-657-2300 800LE025679. LEHIGH ACRES Beautiful 3 Bed 2 Bath Home on 1/2 AcreBeautiful 3 bedroom 2 bath home with two car garage on half acre parcel.$170,0001-866-657-2300 800LE028249. LEHIGH ACRES First Floor Condo Built 2013Two bedroom plus a den, screened lanai with wet bar, granite kitchen, tile and more! Low HOA fees.$171,9001-866-657-2300 800CC029636. CAPE CORAL Well Maintained Concordia Community CondoBeautiful 2 bedroom 2 bathroom second floor end unit.$175,0001-866-657-2300 800CC029495. CAPE CORAL Tropical Retreat Turnkey Pines at Eagle RidgeSoothing paint colors will make you feel right at home.$175,0001-866-657-2300 800FM007063. FORT MYERS Investment Opportunity! $$$3 Bed 2 bath investment property, located on Lee Blvd, minutes from schools & convenience!$176,0001-866-657-2300 800FM079047. LEHIGH ACRES Home on Oversized Lot Pool FencedSituated on an oversized, corner lot, this home features 3 bed/2 bath, stainless steel appliances, above ground pool.$176,5001-866-657-2300 800BS028959. LEHIGH ACRES Villagio 2/2 with GarageGorgeous, well maintained 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo with garage in the resort style community of Villagio.$179,9001-866-657-2300 800BS014746. ESTERO NW Cape Coral HomeSpacious 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 2 car garage home. New carpet and paint in April 2016! Open floor plan.$179,9001-866-657-2300 800CC028671. CAPE CORAL 4 Bedrooms in West LehighLovely 4 bedroom 2 bath home with 2 car garage. All tile floors and brand new kitchen cabinets and counter tops.$189,9001-866-657-2300 800LE056226. LEHIGH ACRES Home Sweet Home on Two Dead End Streets3/2 w/family room & 2 car garage w/1810 sqft under air on a .50 acre lot. This home also incl. a 15x35 screened lanai.$195,0001-866-657-2300 800LE029187. LEHIGH ACRES 1st Floor. Million Dollar View1st Floor coach home!!!!!!$239,9001-866-657-2300 800FM011094. ESTERO First Floor SouthwindNot often AvailableBut here it is! Beautiful coach home 2 bed+2 bath.$239,9001-866-657-2300 800FM009855. ESTERO Top Floor End Veranda Condo-Kelly GreensRare listing of upper end unit with great lake view!$240,0001-866-657-2300 800FM021623. FORT MYERS North Port Dream HomeBeautiful 3 bedrooms + den, 2 car garage in North Port! Tiled throught,granite countertops, custom woodwork, includes crown molding.$240,0001-866-657-2300 800CC072552. NORTH PORT Beautiful 3 Bed/2 Bath-Lotus Canal Area in Cape CoralMeticulously maintained 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 2 car garage, lots of curb appeal and an awesome back yard!$223,9001-866-657-2300 800CC018332. CAPE CORAL Completely Remodeled Home in SW Cape3 Bedrooms + den, 2 baths, 2 car garage home. Large open back yard great for entertaining.$225,0001-866-657-2300 800CC028536. CAPE CORAL Popular Southwest Cape Coral Pool Home3 bed, 2 bath, formal living, dining and family room, new kitchen with granite, fabulous travertine brick pool patio, shed.$235,9001-866-657-2300 800CC006551. CAPE CORAL Perfect First Floor VerandaAll upgraded with great furniture and golf course view!$239,0001-866-657-2300 800FM025917. FORT MYERS Half Acre 3+Den Home in Lehigh AcresHalf acre 3+ den home in Lehigh Acres. Over 2000 sqft.$199,0001-866-657-2300 800CC067850. LEHIGH ACRES 2/2 w/Den/Garage First Floor-Golf & Lake ViewKelly Greens Golf and Country Club Veranda condo with granite etc and lake view!$206,9001-866-657-2300 800FM008686. FORT MYERS Affordable 3 Bed, 2 Bath Pool Home in Gator Circle AreaVery well maintained pool home with southern exposure in the Gator Circle area.$210,0001-866-657-2300 800CC024609. CAPE CORAL Wow-Buy for the Price, Stay for the ViewSpectacular 2/2 condo less than 300 yards from the river.$219,9001-866-657-2300 800CC022347. CAPE CORAL

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