OPINION A4 CLUB NOTES A15 HEALTHY LIVING A18 PETS OF THE WEEK A20 BUSINESS MEETINGS A22 MOTLEY FOOL A23 NETWORKING A26-27 HOUSE HUNTING B1 OPEN HOUSE MAP B22 THEATER REVIEW C10 PUZZLES C14 SAVE THE DATE C18 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. www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017Vol. IX, No. 51 FREE What a find!Incurable collector Scott Simmons scores at a Naples thrift store. C5 Behind the WheelAutomobile writer Myles Kornblatt likes the new Infiniti Q60. A17 Industry diversityFGCU study says it has improved statewide but fallen in SWFL. A22 Nothing as usualRingling International Arts Festival shines spotlight on cutting-edge performances of all kinds. C1 County helps Collier residents dig outSunday, Sept. 10, 3:35 p.m. The impact couldnt have been more direct. As Hurricane Irma tore through Southwest Florida, Marco Island residents and the rest of Collier County braced for the worst and got it. The next day, and for weeks afterward, homeowners carried, gathered, raked and bundled what the storm left of their landscaping. The task of collecting and disposing of these mountains of tree trunks, branches and other debris fell to the Collier County Solid & Hazardous Waste Management Divison, headed by Margie Hapke. Where to begin? And how to mobilize the funds, equipment and other resources necessary to deal with the sad remains of residents landscaping? Were dedicating all cleanup efforts to our residents, while commercial businesses are responsible for clearing debris from their commercial property, Ms. Hapke, interim supervisor at the Collier County Public Utilities Department, says. Residents should put their storm debris out for collection as soon as possible. SEE RESIDENTS, A12 COURTESY PHOTOPost-storm cleanup continues along almost every residential street in Collier County. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY ERIC RADDATZ / FLORIDA WEEKLY PAINT ARTSPRETTY ECONOMICPICTUREHow theaBY ROBBIE SPENCERrspencer@ oridaweekly.com HE VIBRANT ARTS AND CULTURal scene in Collier County can now officially say its responsible for thousands of jobs and is a significant industry in Southwest Florida. A recent economic study provided the strongest evidence yet that the SEE ARTS, A8 T BY JERRY GREENFIELDSpecial to Florida Weekly
A2 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY EXPLORE DESIGNER FURNISHINGS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA NAPLES SHOWROOM 7200 TRAIL BOULEVARD239.598.3330STORES IN FT. MYERS, PINELLAS PARK, SARASOTA & TARPON SPRINGSmatterbrothersfurniture.com INQUIRE ABOUT COMPLIMENTARY IN-HOME DESIGN SERVICES COMMENTARYYoure right! Each year, the celebrated New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd offers her column space for one week to her brother, Kevin. Ms. Dowd is widely regarded as a liberal, the only one in her family. Kevin, she says, is an educated, suburban supporter of Donald Trump. In that tradition, Ive offered my column space this week to my sister, Karen, a Coloradoan and (in years past) occasional Florida visitor who is not an educated, suburban supporter of Donald Trump. But she is educated. Heres what she wrote.Can I be honest? Ive had it. Im completely fed up. For 12 months now squishy, mushy liberals have been wiggling around in the mud, racking their brains in an attempt to understand and explain whats been happening. Ive heard dozens of them: journalists, commentators, philosophers, civic leaders, brilliant orators. Theyve become bottom-dwellers, full of if onlys. If only we could figure out a way to explain. If only we could articulate more clearly. Maybe we need to present more facts. Possibly another historical analysis would be helpful. At this point Im exhausted. I would think all of those bright liberals would be, too. Who are they kidding? Do they really think their arguments are making a difference? Are they just tongue-tied at this point? Shocked? Gob-smacked? Heres what I think. I think its hopeless. I think there have been too many months of explanations, and too many feeble or even robust arguments presented in an effort to be sincere and/or play fair. I think it was over before it started. I think its pointless and fruitless. I think the 35 percent know exactly what theyre doing. Heres the thing: People arent all good or all bad. Theyre complicated, and they often make decisions knowing just what theyre doing, even if they dont choose to admit it. Does anyone really think that 35 percent of Americans dont understand its wrong to exhibit ugly racist behavior? Of course they know. And for some horrible, despicable reason they think it is now justified. Are there any arguments that can possibly justify the abominable treatment of women in the workplace, in the home, in the realm of reproductive health or anywhere else? Of course not. Its wrong. We dont need to think of new, clever, more articulate arguments explaining why. The 35 percent already know: ITS NOT OK. Dont bother trying to argue. They know it already. But for some reason they think theyve now been given license. Do we really think anyone doesnt understand we ought to be protecting the earth and not destroying the Everglades or the animals or the oceans or the air? I dont believe that. I think, by this point, everyone gets it. And those politicians and business leaders who continue to make decisions that favor the powerful and the moneyed are selfishly putting themselves and their pocketbooks ahead of our future on the earth. So dont bother with anymore erstwhile arguments in an attempt to explain more clearly what everyone already knows. Lets just be honest. And you in the 35 percent you know what youre doing. You know its wrong. You think, because there is currently an awful human being or two in the White House, that youve been given permission to be a despicable racist or a women-hater or a rapist of our earth. I say to all those soft-hearted, verbose liberals: STOP NOW. Stop trying to be understanding. Stop trying to calmly argue or to use sweet reason. Just tell the truth. Yes, lay out the facts. But hold to a higher standard. Be tougher. Be absolute. Because it is not OK to exhibit behavior that is cruel and inhumane. Never. And no one, no leader, no entertainer, not even a family member, can ever make that behavior OK by modeling it. So from now on when you come across one of those people who argues for cruelty, abuse or destruction in the name of freedom, religion or individual rights, dont waste your time inventing a credible argument to help educate them, to show them how to be a better person and a steward of the earth. Instead, just try these on for size: Racism is cruel and unacceptable. Its wrong. Women must be treated with equality and respect. Anything else is wrong. If we put personal greed ahead of preservation of the earth, we will harm the planet forever. Thats wrong. Come on, squishy liberals. Youre right, whether youre left or not. Get tougher and smarter about it. t l p h t roger WILLIAMSrwilliams@floridaweekly.com
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A4 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY PublisherShelley Hobbsshobbs@floridaweekly.comEditorCindy Piercecpierce@floridaweekly.comReporters & ColumnistsEric Bretan Jerry Greenfield Bob Harden Dan Hudak Myles Kornblatt Lindsey Nesmith Drew Sterwald Nancy Stetson Evan Williams Roger Williams Robbie SpencerPhotographersPeggy Farren Tim Gibbons Vandy Major Bernadette La Paglia Charlie McDonald Bob Raymond Ivan SeligmanCopy EditorCathy CottrillFood & Wine EditorKaren Feldmankfeldman@floridaweekly.commPresentation EditorEric Raddatzeraddatz@floridaweekly.comly.comAssistant Presentation EditorHannah KruseProduction ManagerAlisa Bowmanabowman@floridaweekly.comGraphic DesignersMeg Roloff Chris Andruskiewicz Paul Heinrich Scott Sleeper Circulation ManagerMaggie Humphreymaggie@floridaweekly.com Circulation AssistantTom HumphreyCirculationGreg Tretwold Anthony Scrace Allan Clayton Maria ChavezAccount ExecutivesNicole Ryannryan@floridaweekly.comCori Higginschiggins@floridaweekly.comAdam Schonberg firstname.lastname@example.orgDrew McAuleyandrew.email@example.comSales and Marketing AssistantKatie BabkaBusiness Office ManagerKelli CaricoPublished by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddis firstname.lastname@example.org Jeffrey Cull email@example.com Jim Dickerson firstname.lastname@example.org 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 2017 by Florida Media Group, LLC. No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 239.325.1960 or visit us on the web at www.floridaweekly.com and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $34.95 in-county$53.95 in-state $60.95 out-of-state OPINIONCircus MaximusLet me say from the get-go, football has never been my favorite sport. Baseball is my thing and has been since I was a kid. I played third base, but my aspirations ended prematurely. My grade school coach figured out I couldnt make the throw from third to first. I was relegated to the stands thereafter. But my reassignment did nothing to dampen my enthusiasm. I have long continued to enjoy a ball game as an adult, of which there are now certain benefits. They include dollar beer night, senior citizen discounts, and witnessing excited future fans scrambling for a ball in the stands. There is also the satisfaction of yelling at the umpire as if you are the batters mother protesting a bad call. In Florida, a ballgame is never hard to find, at whatever level of play you fancy. But, if baseball is not your passion, football season might be the best next thing. I dont get too worked up about the opening of the season, but this year, it was different. For starters, Hurricane Irmas visit to Florida played a major role in disrupting the season kickoff schedule. Thats a big deal for students and grads devoted to following their schools team, even for someone like me. Almost every Florida high school canceled games and the states seven universities did, too, that belong to the Football Bowl Subdivision. Its the crme-de la-crme of college football. So, post-Irma, the football season was already off to a bit of rocky start. Seeking alternatives, football fans settled into their Barcaloungers and turned to the National Football League for their football fix. Then all hell broke loose. The president launched a culture war grenade right into the nacho bowl. Instead of the Baltimore Ravens vs. the Jacksonville Jaguars, we got a seat on the 50-yard line of a brawl fest in political football.It had roots in 2016. Colin Kaepernick, the 49ers backup quarterback, refused to stand for the national anthem. His gesture was in protest of police violence against AfricanAmericans and in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. His protest did not go unnoticed. It ultimately cost Kaepernick his job. The NFL essentially blackballed him from playing in the league. Though the controversy smoldered on, it was a slow burn. The NFL football lived on. Then, last month, while attending a political rally in Alabama, President Trump lobbed an incendiary, rhetorical bomb into the embers of the controversy and it erupted into a conflagration that engulfed the nation. He called the players in the National Football League who either showed support for or mimicked Kaepernicks protest sons of bitches. He demanded the NFL fire them all and failing that, the fans boycott the NFL. He lamented NFL football was no fun anymore anyway because, regrettably, the physical foreplay of brain-damaging hits among players is now discouraged in the sport. Well, holy crap, Batman. He started a firestorm. Rarely has the nation chased its tail so convincingly and with such wild abandon. We went from NFL football to Circus Maximus. While the nation indulged itself in self-immolation regarding who is and is not a true patriot, crucial issues of national importance languished on the sidelines. To knee or not to knee? That was the question. Meanwhile, the future of Americas healthcare system, the fate of 800,000 young Dreamers; and the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico all but disappeared. Did I also mention the threat of a nuclear war with North Korea? The irony was that it was highly suspect whether the man doing the flame-throwing was worthy of calling the question. Think five military deferments, Muslim Gold Star family, a decorated P.O.W., and Charlottesville. So, I switched channels. I watched Ken Burns and Lynn Novicks documentary, The Vietnam War. One of the American veterans interviewed and appearing in multiple episodes is John Musgrave, formerly a corporal in the U.S. Marines. He went into combat in Vietnam as an 18-year-old. When discharged from the military and back in the states, he joined Vietnam Veterans Against the War. Its purpose was to oppose the United States policy and participation in the Vietnam War. Musgrave became part of the peaceful demonstrations across the country to end the war. Musgrave served the nation with honor, but on his return as a civilian, he struggled to define for himself the meaning of patriotism. He answered his countrys call to fight in a war he later vehemently protested. Says Musgrave, Yes, I was a Marine. But I was first and foremost a citizen of the United States of America. And being a citizen, I have certain responsibilities. And the largest of those responsibilities is standing up and saying to your government no when it is doing something you think is not in your nations interest. That is the most important job every citizen has. By Musgraves measure, those who take a knee in protest of Americas wrongs are patriots, too. They are challenging America to strive always to be better than it is. Leslie Lilly is a native Floridian writes frequently on issues of politics, public policy and philanthropy, earning national recognition for her leadership in the charitable sector. Email her at email@example.com and read past blog posts on Tumblr at llilly15.Tumblr. com. The non sequiturs of the gun debateThe mind boggles at the horror of Las Vegas, where Stephen Paddock perched himself in the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel and sprayed bullets into a crowd of outdoor concertgoers in the worst mass shooting in American history. If this slaughter of innocents were an act perpetrated by a foreign power, the U.S. military retaliation would begin immediately, and rightly so. The impulse to act to stop the domestic massacres that have become a heartbreakingly metronomic feature of American life is laudable and understandable. Its time, as Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy said, giving voice to the sentiment, for Congress to get off its a-and do something. The problem is that the something, namely all the usual gun-control proposals, isnt well-suited to stopping mass shootings. But liberal politicians never let the inapplicability of their proposals stop them. The passion with which they advocate for new gun-control measures is inversely related to their prospective efficacy. The go-to proposal is universal background checks, although the perpetrators of mass shootings usually havent been adjudicated and therefore have passed background checks, as Paddock did in purchasing at least some of his guns. No enhanced background-check regime, no matter how vigorous, would have stopped him from purchasing guns. Hillary Clinton immediately singled out so-called silencers, or suppressors. The crowd fled at the sound of gunshots, Clinton tweeted. Imagine the deaths if the shooter had a silencer, which the NRA wants to make it easier to get. This conjures an image of the killer shooting down people with a gun impossible to hear, a conception straight out of a James Bond movie. In a piece on Republican-supported legislation to make suppressors easier to acquire, The Washington Post notes that one of the devices would lessen the sound of an AR-15 to 132 decibels, or comparable to a gunshot or a jackhammer. In other words, a rifle still sounds like a gun even with a suppressor. If Hillary cares so much about the issue, she might take 10 minutes to learn something about it, but gun-controllers tend to be low-information advocates. Confusion between semi-automatic weapons, which are common and fire once each time the trigger is pulled, and automatic weapons, which are rare and fire multiple times each time the trigger is pulled, is a persistent feature of the gun debate. Many gun-controllers dont know the difference and erroneously refer to, say, AR-15 rifles as machine guns or automatic weapons. This is an area where Congress has already legislated, though. It is illegal to own an automatic weapon made after May 1, 1986, and difficult and expensive to own one made before that. Finally, there are always calls to limit magazine sizes, although this wouldnt have stopped Paddock, either. It took the SWAT team more than an hour to breach his room. The images from Las Vegas are sickening. Theres the sound of gunfire truly worthy of a war zone as people scream and run and cower, with nowhere to go. This shouldnt happen in America; it shouldnt happen anywhere. But that doesnt mean that the off-the-shelf obsessions of gun-control advocates would do the slightest thing to stop it. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. i e g t b p rich LOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly J 5 f q n leslieLILLYllilly@floridaweekly.com
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A6 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Fundraiser will help pave the way for quadriplegics physical therapyEtudes de Ballet & Co. presents Naples concert pianist Jodie DeSalvo and author Kay Kinsley Adams in Renee. Released., a benefit for quadriplegic Renee Whisner, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13. The ballet school is at 3285 Pine Ridge Road. In addition to a performance by Ms. DeSalvo and a keynote address titled Overcoming Adversity by Ms. Adams, the evening will include a silent auction, photo booth, Tuscan-inspired food and drink and even some surprise guests. Until Nov. 3, 2014, Ms. Whisner, a United States Air Force veteran and mother of two grown children, was a healthy, active woman who loved to bike and travel. Earlier that year, she had gone to India to study yoga; her intention was to return to the United States and open her own yoga studio. Then her cab driver crashed into a tree and rendered her paralyzed from the chest down. I spent a year in India earning advanced certification as a yoga instructor and was about to go home to start my new career when it happened, she explains. Her neck was broken at C-4 and C-5, which was later surgically put back into place with a titanium plate and four titanium screws. She is considered to be C-4 complete, which means she has no motor or sensory function below the injury site. An active member of Toast of the Coast, a Naples-based Toastmasters International club, Ms. Whisner shared in a speech recently that she has been accepted into an aggressive physical therapy program at the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury at Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Md. Her fellow Toast of the Coast members quickly pulled together once they learned the program would cost more than $50,000. By contacting every possible connection within the clubs diverse and professional membership, they organized Renee. Released. We realize the goal of raising $50,000 is a lofty one, says fellow Toastmaster Amy Bright Gilhuly, but I can honestly say Renee has inspired all of us on such a deep level through her courage, humility and bright outlook on life despite her circumstances, we believe that what seems impossible could very well happen. We are all committed to doing whatever it takes to get her the intensive therapy she needs in order to reach her simple goals. Ms. Whisners goals center on the simple things many of us take for granted: She wants to walk again as well as feed, groom and help herself. Tickets to Renee. Released. are $50 in advance at www.eventbrite.com or $60 at the door. For more information, call Ms. Gilhuly at 777-0416 or Marianne Oehser at 216-3030. For more information about Ms. Whisners story or to make a donation, visit www.GoFundMe.com/ReneeWhisner or www.HelpHopeLive.org/ campaign/5933. Take part in the White Cane WalkLighthouse of Collier Center for Blindness and Vision Loss and Collier Association of the Visually Impaired invite the public to observe White Cane Day on Friday, Oct. 13. A White Cane Walk will set out at 3:30 p.m. from the Sugden Community Theatre on Fifth Avenue South and end at the Naples Art Association, where participants will be able to meet the artists whose works make up the associations new Its Elemental exhibit. Lighthouse of Collier mobility specialist Wendy Olson will have extra white canes to share with people who do not have their own. Ms. Olson works with Lighthouse clients to help them become more independent in their daily activities and travel needs. The NAA exhibit features collaborative work of husband-and-wife artists Genie Kell and Nando Ortegn with interpretive musical compositions written and performed by Jeff Leigh. Also included are new works created artwork by blind and visually impaired participants in Lighthouse of Collier programs. The opening reception is from 5:30-7:30 p.m. For more information, call Lighthouse of Collier at 430-3934 or visit www.lighthouseofocollier.org. COURTESY PHOTOSJodi DeSalvo performs with the Naples Philharmonic, among other symphony orchestras, and also as a soloist. Renee Whisner is determined to gain release from her wheelchair with help from an aggressive physical therapy program at Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Md.
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A8 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY nonprofit arts and culture sector is a large piece of the financial pie here. And Naples Art Association CEO Aimee Schlehr thinks, with local government help, it can be even stronger. We can make a bigger impact with our county officials to support the arts more, said Ms. Schlehr. ArtisNaples, one of Southwest Floridas biggest draws for the visual and performing arts, worked closely with the United Arts Council on the study, according to VP of marketing and patron engagement Ashley Mirakian. We were excited to quantify the impact, she said, noting this as the first time Collier has participated in such a study. Americans for the Arts, a national nonprofit dedicated to advancing the arts in America, recently commissioned the Arts & Economic Prosperity 5, which unveiled that the nonprofit arts/ culture scene in Collier County had a local impact to the tune of $107.7 million in total economic activity in fiscal year 2015. Understanding and acknowledging the incredible economic impact of the nonprofit arts and culture, we must always remember their fundamental value, Americans for the Arts CEO Robert Lynch said of the study and its proof of the arts impact on communities. They foster beauty, creativity, originality and vitality. The arts inspire us, soothe us, provoke us, involve us, and connect us. But they also create jobs and contribute to the economy. Breaking down the numbers in Collier reveals that of the $107.7 million in local activity, $63 million was spent by nonprofit arts and cultural organizations, and an additional $44.7 million was spent via event-related expenses by their audiences. The study sends a strong signal to local policy makers that supporting the arts will not only lead to an enhanced quality of life in Collier County, but contribute to its economic well-being, according to Naples Art Association CEO Aimee Schlehr. Quantifying what we do as an arts organization is important. Were one of the oldest in Collier to see the growth weve had gives us a nice baseline to look at future growth of the arts in our community, Ms. Schlehr said. The NAA will celebrate its 65th year in the 2018-19 season. Ms. Schlehr cited the many avenues nonprofit arts and culture affect Collier County in a positive way, whether it be through public school arts programs, local events that bring in thousands of visitors from across the world, and adding to the already beautiful aesthetics of Naples and beyond. The Naples Art Association is no exception, with a time-tested tradition of supporting local artists and coaching up new ones with business-centric programming to help artists sell their work, or find ways to market themselves. Beyond ticket salesThe Arts & Economic Prosperity 5 study revealed a national correlation between economic vitality and the arts. The report canvassed 341 study regions encompassing over a hundred cities and counties across all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. The impact goes far beyond ticket sales. According to the study, the $107.7 million economic impact in Collier County supported 2,923 full-time equivalent jobs, generated $57.4 million in household income for local residents, and delivered nearly $11 million in local and state government revenue in 2015. An FTE job is calculated via the total amount of labor employed, which can include one full-time employee, two half-time employees, etc. According to Americans for the Arts findings, the nonprofit arts industry generated $166.3 billion of economic activity nationally in 2015 $63.8 billion spent by arts and cultural organizations, $102.5 billion in event-related expenses by audiences. When patrons attend an arts event, they may pay for parking, eat dinner at a restaurant, enjoy dessert after the show, and return home to pay the babysitter, Mr. Lynch wrote in his findings. A typical Collier County nonprofit arts/cultural event attendee spends, on average, $32.30 per person beyond the cost of admission. This figure was calculated by the study to include meals, souvenirs and gifts, ground transportation, overnight lodging for one night, and miscellaneous costs that could include childcare. The national figure is slightly less at $31.47 per person. Ms. Schlehr is a numbers person. When she started with the Naples Art Association in 2009, she came on as CFO, touting a strong financial accounting background. She had little knowledge of the arts. I was terrified of having to talk to people about (our work), Ms. Schlehr recalled with a laugh. As she became more versed in the arts and witnessed the tangible community impacts of the NAA and its nonprofit partners, she became immersed in educating herself on various local initiatives and helped spearhead many new programs, as well as paving the way for the Americans for the Arts study to be completed. She was familiar with a recent Lee County study by the United Arts Council and saw the incredibly high economic impact. Ms. Schlehr knew Collier would be no different. The UAC conducted a nearly twoyear study (and) found that the arts had a higher economic impact than baseball, Ms. Schlehr said. Lee County is home to the Single-A minor league affiliate of the Minnesota Twins, the Fort Myers Miracle, as well as the spring training destination for the Boston Red Sox. Both teams have their own stadiums in Lee County. I pushed Collier to do this. I was very interested in seeing how many jobs we support. The more opportunities we have in the region to engage the community with arts, the better it is for all of us. All boats rise with the tide, said Lydia Black, executive director of Lee Countys Alliance for the Arts. Ms. Black believes Southwest Florida as a region will benefit for Collier visitors intense interest in the arts, and vice versa. Ms. Mirakian pointed out that every arts organization in Collier County has a core mission: to serve the local population as well as seasonal residents, along with visitors from out of county. We think of those audiences we serve are incredibly vital to what we do. (The study) is very encouraging, she said. If someone goes to the Southwest Florida Symphony, theyre more likely to go to Artis Naples or the Ringling Museum in Sarasota, Ms. Black said. I think Lee County in particular benefits from the work Collier County has done investing in its arts community. I dont see this as competitive. I see it as an opportunity for all the arts to be elevated. The sharing between arts organizations helps build communities and creates significant economic development. (Seasonal residents) want the same amenities and luxuries they have in their hometown, Ms. Schlehr said. We have everything from a barbershop quartet, to the beautiful museum and Philharmonic at ArtisNaples.ARTSFrom page 1 The arts keep us connected through picture and movement, story and song. The arts introduce our children to our history and the endless possibilities that lie ahead of them. Lydia Black, CEO/executive director, Alliance for the Arts Understanding and acknowledging the incredible economic impact of the nonprofit arts and culture, we must always remember their fundamental value. Robert Lynch, Americans for the Arts CEO BLACK SCHLEHR LYNCH
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 NEWS A9 DONATE TODAYSouthwest Floridas children are counting on it! (239) 214-0921 | LeeHealthFoundation.org/LittleRedWagonThe Future is in His HANDS. Save a Childs LIFEwith a Gift to Golisano Childrens HospitalWhose life will we save TODAY? Only time will tell us what the young patients of Golisano Childrens Hospital will do with this GIFT we call life. We are here to make sure they get their chance to make a DIFFERENCE. YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE with every DONATION to Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida, Golisano Nicklaus Childrens Health Center in Naples and the Pediatric Specialty Clinic in Port Charlotte. uthwest Florida Golisano Nicklaus Childrens a lth Center in Na p les and the Pediatric e cialty Clinic in Port Charlotte. A collaborative effortOf the 62 nonprofit arts and cultural organizations in Collier County, 45 participated in the economic impact study. This included two visits from Americans for the Arts volunteers to each of the nonprofit participants. Artis Naples, Collier Child Care Resources, the Collier County Agricultural Fair & Exposition, Collier County Public Schools, the Collier County Sheriffs Office, Conservancy of Southwest Florida, Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples, Gulfshore Playhouse, the Holocaust Museum and Education Center of SWFL, The Naples Players and Naples Zoo are just a handful of the nonprofits that contributed to this study. I think its a really great comprehensive study of the arts in Collier County, Ms. Mirakian said. We saw the data from when Lee participated Theres such a range of creative industries in Collier, this (study) is a great starting point and we hope to get more people involved next time. Americans for the Arts surveyed guests, attended shows and receptions, interviewed restaurant workers, even babysitters, and reviewed financial information from many of these organizations. One number that stuck out to Ms. Schlehr was event-related spending between residents of Collier County and non-residents. For fiscal year 2015, the study reported over 847,000 local attendees (Southwest Florida residents) of arts and culture events, with total expenditures of roughly $23.2 million. Non-resident attendees totaled just over 537,000 for 2015 and spent $21.5 million. Almost as much money is generated from our seasonal visitors as our regular residents, Ms. Schlehr said. As we advertise our golf courses and beaches, this tells us people are also coming because of what we have here culturally. Of the non-resident survey respondents in the study, nearly 62 percent indicated that the primary purpose of their Collier County visit was to specifically attend this arts/cultural event. As we start to expand our programming, we look more toward shoulder season, Ms. Mirakian said of ArtisNaples, citing the slower months coinciding with the precursor and tail ends of the seasonal months, starting around wintertime and concluding around April or May. Weve seen incredible results thanks to the mix of seasonal people staying longer and locals looking for something to do during that time. A helping hand?Ms. Schlehr thinks these numbers tell people that when season winds down, people dont just stop going out. Many locals are interested in the arts too, keeping all of those valuable travel, entertainment and tourism dollars here in Collier County. To me, this says we need the county to continue investing in the arts. They have such a big impact in Collier, Ms. Schlehr said. Our government should support and promote Collier as a cultural destination. This study is proof. She cited the generous involvement of the city of Naples in the NAAs initiatives, helping to promote events and fundraisers as well as input for expanded programming. Following the results of this economic study, how exactly does Ms. Schlehr envision the county helping the arts locally, including the Naples Art Associations intiatives? We would love for them to advertise our big festivals. To have the city become an official sponsor and really partner with one of our national shows would send a nice signal to the rest of the county. As the county continues to look into sports tourism, we are trying to work with the county commissioners as well, Ms. Schlehr said. She was referring to a recent effort by the county to bring a multi-use sports complex to East Naples, complete with outdoor and indoor facilities for a variety of sporting events and youth leagues. The board of county commissioners approved a hotel tax increase over the summer to raise the funds to build the complex, with projected costs exceeding $60 million. I totally understand trying to diversify tourism dollars, but until we can build up the infrastructure for sports tourism, why cant we naturally support this aspect of the economy that we know is going to generate money for us? Ms. Schlehr questioned. SOURCE: ALLIANCE FOR THE ARTS Full-Time Equivalent Jobs 2,923 2,844 1,131 Resident Household Income $57.4 million $54.9 million $23.2 million Local Government Revenue $3.6 million $3.6 million $1.4 million State Government Revenue $7.2 million $4.2 million $2 million During scal year 2015, spending by both Collier Countys nonpro t arts and cultural organizations and their audiences totaled $107.7 million. This table demonstrates the total economic impact of these expenditures compared to the national median and similar study regions. Population: 250,000 To 499,999Economic Impact of Arts and Culture in Collier MEDIAN OF SIMILAR COLLIER COUNTY STUDY REGIONS* NATIONAL MEDIAN$107.7 million $88.3 million $35.8 million Total Industry Expenditures
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Avow remembersAvow welcomes anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved to attend a Remembering memorial service at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, in the Ispiri community city on the Avow campus, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane. The service will feature music, inspirational readings, a candle lighting and a reading of names in remembrance of loved ones. Attendees are encouraged to bring a photo of their loved one(s) for display during the service. The non-denominational service is open to all and offered free of charge thanks to an endowment by Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Kent. RSVP by calling 430-3194 or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to provide the name of the person(s) to be included in the name reading. Salute to Veterans will welcome decorated special operations vetThe first 50 veterans who sign up will enjoy free breakfast at a Salute to Veterans program hosted by the Collier County Mens Republican Club on Friday morning, Nov. 3, at the Hilton Naples. Guest speaker will be Sgt. Keni Thomas, the decorated veteran who inspired the book and movie Black Hawk Down. Sgt. Thomas survived the 1993 Battle of Mogadishu in Somalia, where he was deployed as part of a special operations team called Task Force Ranger on a mission to find and capture criminal warlord Mohammed Farrah Aideed. On Oct. 3 that year, Sgt. Thomas and his fellow rangers distinguished themselves in a chaotic, 18-hour firefight in which 19 Americans died and 78 were wounded. A graduate of the University of Florida, Sgt. Thomas stayed in the Army for three more years as a team leader for a six-man ranger reconnaissance team. A recipient of the Combat Infantrymens Badge and the bronze star for valor, he now works fulltime as an award-winning recording artist. His Nashville-based band Cornbread was featured in the movie Sweet Home Alabama and regularly tours with the USO. He is also a national spokesperson for the Special Operations Warrior Foundation, which provides college educations to the children of special operations personnel killed in combat or training. The Salute to Veterans breakfast begins at 7:15 a.m. and the program starts at 8 a.m. Cost is $35 (free for the first 50 veterans who sign up). To register, email email@example.com or visit www.colliercountymensrepublicanclub.com. Famed photographer hosts fundraiser for Big Cypress National PreserveFlorida wilderness photographer Clyde Butcher and his wife, Niki, invite the public to their Big Cypress Gallery for swamp walks and more from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 28-29. All proceeds from swamp walks taken that day will benefit Big Cypress National Preserves environmental education programs for sixgrade students. The S.W.A.M.P. curriculum is designed to help students understand their connection and responsibilities to the natural world so that they may become better informed citizens, community leaders and stewards of the fragile and unique environment of South Florida. For $50 per person, (free for accompany children), the ranger-led swamp walks will take guests along trails behind the Big Cypress Gallery. Protecting over 729,000 acres of the vast Big Cypress Swamp, swamp, Big Cypress National Preserve contains a mixture of tropical and temperate plant communities that are home to a diversity of wildlife, including the elusive Florida panther. We feel truly blessed to own such a beautiful part of south Floridas environment, where we are surrounded by over a million acres of wilderness, said Niki Butcher. For this reason, we strive to educate individuals about the environment and beauty of this area. Visitors will be able to meet Mr. Butcher during his first public appearance since recovering from a stroke in May. He will personalize his books, calendars and photographs. On display in the gallery will be a large selection of his Florida photographs and his Cuba exhibit with information panels about his expeditions. The Clyde Butcher Big Cypress Gallery is at 52388 Tamiami Trail in Ochopee on U.S. 41 at mile marker 54.5. All are welcome. Admission is free. Reservations are not required, but those who are interested are encouraged to get on the priority swamp-walk list by calling 695-2428 or visiting www.clydebutcher.com. COURTESY PHOTOA group of intrepid swamp walkers.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 NEWS A11 Millennium Physician Group Welcomes Charles Anderson, M.D.HAVE YOU HEARD? Dr. Anderson is back in Naples! Now accepting new patients for primary care! Your Connection to a Healthier Life Charles Anderson, M.D. Internal Medicine 11181 Health Park Blvd. #3030 Naples, FL 34110 (239) 249-8996 Call today to schedule an appointment with Dr. Anderson!www.MillenniumPhysician.com The Immokalee Foundation mentors explain the benefits of partnership SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYLeaders are made, not born, as the saying goes. Thanks to support from the Southwest Florida business community and its own leaders, students in The Immokalee Foundations programs are learning to be leaders, too. This important instruction is done through mentorship by the men and women who share their time, talent and experience to encourage Immokalee youth to excel in their studies and their lives. More than 140 mentors are currently paired with students in TIFs Take Stock in Children scholarship program. The program is growing, and more mentors are needed. The mentoring arrangement is a winwin situation. The job of the mentor is to provide advice, support and friendship to a young student, said John Costigan, a foundation board member and mentor, along with his wife, Emily. We enjoy mentoring because it puts a face on the scholarship program and gives us a very personal connection to the important work of The Immokalee Foundation. We feel students benefit from a perspective they might not otherwise have, and we benefit from making a contribution to a very deserving students success. Each student newly inducted into Take Stock in Children mostly seventhand eighth-graders is partnered with a volunteer mentor who provides support, guidance, accountability and friendship. Many mentors come from local companies; these participants say they enjoy the same rewards as the Costigans. Its been a great experience for me, said Debbie Divita, associate portfolio manager with BMO Wealth Management in the Naples division. The kids in Immokalee are just amazing. They all kind of realize they want to have different opportunities than their parents did. They want that education and theyre willing to work for it. She learned about mentorship with the foundation through the banks managing director, Amy Hale. Amy introduced us to Leessett Perez, a student with The Immokalee Foundation, said Ms. Divita. Leessett talked to us at a staff meeting. Afterward, I went to Amy and said, Id really like to be a part of this. Id like to do something. Ms. Divita signed on as a mentor and was paired with Litzy Rojas, a junior at Immokalee High School. We hit it off right from the start, Ms. Divita said. It all seemed to gel from the beginning. Often, new mentors find out about the benefits of this relationship from colleagues. Samantha Bhagwandat is teller supervisor at Florida Community Banks branch in Immokalee. She learned about the program from Luis Cartagena, a colleague and TIF board member. Ms. Bhagwandat has since mentored Carol Galvan Leon, a senior at Immokalee High School, for three years. Like other mentors and mentees, Ms. Bhagwandat and Ms. Leon meet once a week for formal and informal activities, including discussions on books about leadership, which they take turns choosing. Ms. Bhagwandat is proud that her employer is nurturing the next generation. Our bank is very much involved in the community, and this helps these young kids to develop, she said. Luis Cartagena is mentor to Elizay Bravo and Loudjina Louis. From the beginning, we have made a commitment to each other to stay consistent and stay effective, Mr. Cartagena said. He talked about a recent day when he met with both mentees. We discussed in great detail their individual goals for this school year and how we were going to accomplish each of their set goals. With both mentees earning a 4.0 GPA and both dual enrolling at Florida SouthWestern State College and also throwing work and extracurricular activities in there it is clear to all of us that any distractions will take us off course, he added. It is a true partnership, and we are committed to win together. As vice president and branch manager of Florida Community Banks Immokalee branch, Mr. Cartagena believes firmly in business support of community programs. When companies step up, they set the example of their level of commitment to the communities they serve, he said, adding, It also empowers their employees to get engaged. Each employer has a great amount of talent on its team that each and every student can benefit from. And these kids are our future. TIF provides a range of education programs that focus on building pathways to success through college and post-secondary preparation and support, mentoring and tutoring, opportunities for broadening experiences, and life skills development leading to economic independence. To learn more about TIF and how to get involved, call 430-9122 or visit www.immokaleefoundation.org. Debbie Divita, left, and Amy Hale, standing, of BMO Wealth Management with TIF student Leessett Perez. FCB employees Luis Cartagena and Samantha Bhagwandat and TIF students Merari Villa and Brenda Pulido take the TIF mentoring pledge.COURTESY PHOTOS
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Registration for the non-competitive event opens at 7 a.m. Participants are encouraged to dress up as zombies and run, walk or creep along the route. The Collier County Sheriffs Office hosts the run. Race-day registration is $25 ($20 for students). Proceeds benefit Susan G. Komen Southwest Florida. Make-A-Wish Southern Florida hosts its annual Walk for Wishes at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Florida Gulf Coast University. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the race is followed by family activities. For more information, visit www.sfla.wish.org. Florida Gulf Coast University hosts its 26th annual Founders Cup Golf Tournament on Friday, Oct. 20, at Quail Creek Golf Club. The day begins at 11:30 a.m. with lunch in the clubhouse and play begins at 1 p.m. A dinner buffet and awards close the day. Registration is $500$2,500. For more information or to register, call 590-1016 or visit www.fgcu.edu. Gulfshore Playhouse hosts its 13th annual charity golf tournament Monday, Oct. 23, at TwinEagles Talon Course. Registration includes a putting contest, lunch and awards dinner. For more information or to register, call 2617529 or www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org. The Halloween Monster 5K and Childrens Goblin 1K to benefit the Lions Club Vision Clinic take place Saturday, Oct. 28, at Fleischmann Park. The 5K race starts at 7:30 a.m. and will be followed at 8:30 a.m. by the kids event. A costume contest will be part of the awards ceremony. Registration is $25 by Oct. 27 and $30 on race day (ages 21 and younger are $12 through Oct. 27 and $15 on race day). Gulf Coast Runners is organizing the event. For more information, call 404-7007 or visit www. gulfcoastrunner.org. The Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosts its annual RedSnook Catch & Release Charity Tournament where teams compete for sports fishing awards Friday through Sunday, Nov. 3-5. The weekend begins with a kick-off party with cocktails, dinner, raffle and live auction on Friday evening. Anglers will launch from locations in Naples, Everglades City and Goodland for two days of fishing, which culminates in an awards dinner Sunday night at Northern Trust. Non-anglers are invited to the kick-off party. For more information or to register, email meganb@conservancy. org or visit www.conservancy.org. Collier Heart Walk takes place at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at Cambier Park to raise awareness and funds for heart disease and stroke. The American Heart Associations non-competitive, 3-mile walk is free, although participants are encouraged to collect pledges in the weeks leading up to the event. Walkers, runners, strollers and pets are welcome. No registration is required. For more information or to become a sponsor, call 495-4910 or visit www.collierheartwalk. org. Strikes for Scholarships, the annual bowling fundraiser hosted by the Florida Gulf Coast University Alumni Association, takes place from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at HeadPinz Entertainment Center, 14513 Global Parkway in Fort Myers. Last years sold-out event raised more than $20,000 for student scholarships enough for the alumni association to award three scholarships this academic year. Registration is $30 for adults, $15 for ages 7 and younger. Sign up at alumni. fgcu.edu. For more information, call Angela Kunkle at 745-4343. The fourth annual Chip in for DLC golf tournament to benefit the David Lawrence Center tees off Friday, Nov. 10, at Quail Creek Golf and Country Club. Lunch and registration begin at 11:30 a.m. and the 18-hole scramble with four-person teams starts at 1 p.m. A cocktail reception will follow the tournament. Registration is $250; nongolfers can attend the cocktail reception for $50. The tournament is presented by the David Lawrence Center in partnership with the DLC Young Executives. Sponsors to date include Cummings & Lockwood, LLC; Stroemer & Company, LLC; and Park Royal Hospital. To sign up or for more information, call DLC at 354-1445 or go to www.ChipInforDLC. org. The Immokalee Foundations 2017 Charity Classic Pro-Am pairs local players with more than 20 of the worlds greatest golfers at 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 13, at Bay Colony Golf Club. The day starts with breakfast and demonstrations at 7:30 a.m. and the tournament is followed by lunch and an awards presentation. Registration starts at $5,000,with proceeds benefitting TIF programs that build pathways to postsecondary education for Immokalees youth. For more information, call 4309122 or visit www.immokaleefoundation.org. Email news about charity sports events to Cindy Pierce at email@example.com.
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Call or stop by today!24201 Walden Center Dr. Suite #101 Bonita Springs (239) 908-5870 guarantee** CLUB NOTES Wine Tasters of Naples members meet from 5-7:30 p.m. every Friday at different locations around town. More so than wine, members enjoy socializing and working together on philanthropic and service projects to benefit the community. Members pay a $7 door fee; guests pay $9. Light bites are served, and attendees pay for their own beverages. The Oct. 13 place to be is Naples Flatbread, followed by 21 Spices by Chef Asif on Oct. 20 and McCormick & Schmicks on Oct. 27. The club sponsors other social events throughout the year as well. For more information, visit www.winetastersofnaples.org. Toast of The Coast Toastmasters Club #6544, recognized by Toastmasters International as a Presidents Distinguished Club, meets from noon to 1 p.m. on the second and fourth Friday of every month at the American Cancer Society office, 5020 Tamiami Trail N. The next meetings are Oct. 13 and 27. Visitors are always welcome. For more information, call 777-0416 or visit www. ToastoftheCoast.org. Naples Writers Forum welcomes writers of all levels to meet and discuss their craft from 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday at St. John the Evangelist Church, 625 111th Ave. Free. For more information, call 949-3621 or 773-732-9982. Naples Sunrise Bay Toastmasters invite early birds who want to gain confidence speaking in public to its meetings from 7:30-8:30 a.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of every month at Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive. The next meetings are Oct. 17 and Nov. 7. First-time visitors are always welcome to observe. For more information, call 777-8851. For more information about Toastmasters International, including other area chapters and where and when they meet, visit www.toastmasters.org. The Collier County Republican Executive Committee in conjunction with all Collier County Republican clubs welcomes Deborah Cox-Roush, director for Senior Corps at the Corporation for National and Community Service in Washington, D.C., as keynote speaker for the seasons inaugural Cocktails and Conversation, by Invitation Only! from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at Chez Boet, 1255 12th Ave. S. The event will also honor Christine Sutherland, former Collier County Republican state committeewoman. General admission tickets are $25; VIP tickets including reserved seating are $50 per person, $80 per couple. Light hors oeuvres will be provided with a cash bar. Registration in advance is required at www.colliergop.org/cocktailsconversation. For more information, call CCREC headquarters at 732-0885. The Cornell Alumni Association of SWFL holds its first event of the season from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at Bayside Restaurant in the Village on Venitian Bay. It is the annual Cornell International Spirit of Zincks Night. To sign up or for more information, call Jon Petter Vollmer at 250-9414, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.cornellalumniassociationofsouthwestflorida.com. The Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance meets from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at the Naples Conference Center, 1455 Pine Ridge Road. Admission is free, and all are welcome. For more information, call 649-4145 or visit www. gulfcoastorchidalliance.com. The Naples chapter of PFLAG, Parents Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, a support, education and advocacy group for families with gay or transgender members, meets at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month at Naples United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Road. The next meeting is Oct. 19. For more information, call 963-4670 or visit www.pflagnaples.org. Naples Ship Modelers is an informal group dedicated to building wooden ship models. Members meet at 9:30 a.m. on the first and third Saturday of every month at the Landmark Naples community in North Naples. The next meetings are Oct. 21 and Nov. 4. Members should bring their works in progress and be prepared to share techniques and tips. All are invited to enjoy lunch afterward at Fitzgeralds. RSVP by emailing Joe Geithmann at email@example.com. For more information about the club, call Dick Ritchie at 594-0868 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The newly formed Naples Beta Theta Pi alumni organization will hold a kickoff luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 26, at noon at Brio Tuscan Grill in Waterside Shops. Guest speaker will be Jeff Rundle, executive director of the fraternity. Subsequent luncheons with speakers will be on Jan. 11, Feb. 8, March 8 and April 10. For more information and reservations, call Dave Nordhoff at 594-8420 or email email@example.com. Pi Beta Phi alumnae in the Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero and Marco Island areas are encouraged to mix, mingle and meet other Pi Phis at the Naples Alumnae Club Angels on the Town Welcome Back Mixer from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, at The Counter, 9110 Strata Place, in Mercato. To RSVP or for more information, call 419-271-0500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1067-Naples members meet at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month at Naples Municipal Airport. The next meeting is Nov. 1. Members also serve a buffet breakfast from 8-11 a.m. on the second Sunday of the month in the pilots lounge at Naples Municipal Airport. All are welcome. Admission for $5 includes all-you-can-eat fresh fruit, donuts and pastries, yogurt, breakfast sausage, juice and coffee, with all proceeds benefitting the EAA Young Eagles program that acquaints youth ages 8-17 with aviation as a career. The next breakfast is Nov. 12. 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 6496627 or visit www.eaa1067.com. Everyone who owns or admires Corvettes is welcome to attend Corvettes of Naples meetings at 7:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church in North Naples. The next meeting is Nov. 2. For more information, visit www.corvettesofnaplesfl.com. Email club news to Cindy Pierce at email@example.com.
A16 WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Publication Dates/Deadlines/Specs D NEW1 2016-2017 NEWCOMERS GUIDE TO LEE, COLLIER AND CHARLOTTE COUNTIESINSIDE: Newcomers SOUTHWEST FLORIDA 2016-2017 Newcomers Guide SOUTHWEST FLORIDAAD DEADLINES & PUBLISH DATESSPACE RESERVATIONS: Wednesday, October 25: Noon ADS REQUIRING PROOF: Wednesday, October 25: Noon CAMERA-READY ADS: Thursday, November 2: 5pm PUBLISH DATE: Fort Myers November 22, 2017 Naples/Bonita Springs November 23, 2017 Charlotte County November 23, 2017FORT MYERS, CHARLOTTE COUNTY AND NAPLES/BONITA SPRINGS EDITIONS Our Newcomers Guide Southwest Florida 2017 publishes November 15. This special section will be the only welcome-back guide distributed in Lee, Collier and Charlotte counties reaching more than 100,000 people. Advertisers, use this advertising vehicle to reach seasonal residents and visitors looking for information on living in Southwest Florida. INSIDE : NEW57 FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com II 2017 Newcomers SWFL 57Sanibel-CaptivaTHEY SEEM ALMOST AS ONE, THESE IDYLLIC, SUNsplashed barrier islands just off the Lee County coast. Theyre both dotted with palm trees and beaches, lovely homes, fine restaurants and resorts. Now, their connection is a bridge and a chamber of commerce and the feeling of subtropical tranquility. Actually, until a 1926 hurricane blasted them apart, they were one island. Now, theyre two, but they share a lifestyle and more. Until 1963, the islands could be reached only by boat. But a causeway linked Sanibel to the mainland in 1963 and many things changed. More people moved there and more tourists visited. Many of those residents and visitors are often spotted doing the Sanibel Stoop, walking along an island beach collecting shells. Sanibel is one of the worlds top shelling destinations and home of the Bailey-Mathews National Shell Museum, the only such museum in the country. 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Look out for traffic deputies on the roadHeres where Collier County Sheriffs Office deputies will be on traffic detail the week of Oct. 16-20: Monday, Oct. 16 Vanderbilt Beach and Groves roads: Speeding Thomasson Drive at Avalon Elementary School: Aggressive driving Radio Road and Santa Clara Drive: Speeding Tuesday, Oct. 17 Pine Ridge Road at Pine Ridge Middle School: Aggressive driving Logan Boulevard and Coral Wood Drive: Aggressive driving U.S. 41 North and 97th Avenue North: Red-light running Wednesday, Oct. 18 Vineyards and Napa boulevards: Speeding U.S. 41 East and Palm Drive: Red-light running Collier Boulevard and Lely Cultural Parkway: Speeding Thursday, Oct. 19 Sunshine Boulevard and 20th Place SW: Aggressive driving Radio and Livingston roads: Aggressive driving U.S. 41 East and Lely Resort Boulevard: Speeding Friday, Oct. 20 Golden Gate Parkway and I-75 southbound exit: Speeding Immokalee Road and Randall Boulevard: Red-light running Vanderbilt Beach and Airport-Pulling roads: Speeding CCSO hosts family events to promote community safetyCollier County Sheriffs Office deputies are joining forces with residents in celebrations across Collier County to promote community safety by heightening crime prevention and drug prevention awareness; generating support for and participation in local anti-crime efforts; and strengthening neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships. Events are free, and all are welcome. Family-friendly events that include cookouts, bounce houses, wall climbing, refreshments and informational kiosks and demonstrations by representatives from area emergency services and county government agencies have already taken place in Golden Gate, North Naples and East Naples; heres whats coming up: Everglades City 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at McLeod Park. Deputies will be joined by representatives from Collier County EMS, the Police Athletic League, Collier County Code Enforcement and Mosquito Control District, Safe and Healthy Childrens Coalition of Collier County and McGruff the Crime Dog. Horses from the CCSO Mounted Patrol will pay a visit, and the CCSO Bomb Squad and Aviation Unit will conduct demonstrations. Golden Gate Estates 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at the Forestry Fire Station, 710 Randall Blvd. Kids can check out the CCSO D.A.R.E. car, meet Smokey Bear and enjoy music by DJ Harold De La Vega. Representatives of the Naples Pathways Coalition will provide bicycle tune-ups and bike safety education. Participants can also meet with members of the CCSO, Collier County EMS, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Collier County Supervisor of Elections, Humane Society Naples and Greater Naples Fire District. Refreshments will be served. Immokalee 5:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at the CCSO substation, 112 First St. Meet McGruff the Crime Dog and members of CCSO, along with representatives from Collier County Code Enforcement, Collier County Utilities, Immokalee Fire Department and Collier County Health Department. Deputies will host a bicycle safety course and provide bike helmets to children in need. Food and refreshments will be provided. There will also be a rock wall for kids to climb.
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A18 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY with Surgeon-Controlled, Patient-Specic Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted SurgeryPRECISE ACCURATE MINIMALLY INVASIVE PARTIAL KNEE REPLACEMENTRobert J. Zehr, M.D. CEO Medical Director Southwest Floridas premier outpatient surgery facility, designed specically for joint replacement239.592.4955 SeasideSurgeryCenter.com1879 Veterans Park Drive, Suite 1101 Naples, Florida 34109 HEALTHY LIVINGVolunteers SHINE light on insuranceElders in Naples, their caregivers and family members who have questions or concerns about Medicare and related health insurance topics have a new place to turn. The states SHINE Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders offers counseling at the Alzheimers Support Network, 660 Tamiami Trail N., from 1-3 p.m. every second Friday of the month. The next session is Oct. 13. This is a new partnership between SHINE and the Alzheimers Support Network. A volunteer program of the Florida Department of Elder Affairs, SHINE empowers elders to make informed decisions about their health-care coverage. It is offered locally through the Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida. SHINE volunteers can answer questions regarding Medicare, Medicaid, prescription assistance, longterm care planning and more. They can help seniors and the disabled on Medicare find assistance programs that might lower prescription drug costs, provide prescription drugs at no cost and help with Medicare Part B costs. To make an appointment for counseling at the new SHINE counseling site or other SHINE sites in Southwest Florida or to receive assistance by phone, call the toll-free Elder Helpline at 800-413-5337. For more information, visit www. floridashine.org. Breast Cancer Awareness Month events make strides against the disease BY ROBBIE SPENCERrspencer@ oridaweekly.comThere are constant reminders of how breast cancer doesnt discriminate. Less than two weeks ago, prolific actress Julia Louise Dreyfus announced on Twitter that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. in 8 women get breast cancer. Today, Im the one, she wrote. Any woman (or man 2,500 men are diagnosed with breast cancer every year in America) who needs treatment or needs guidance with how to deal with it, has a ton of allies in Southwest Florida. October always brings those allies to the forefront with Breast Cancer Awareness Month and all the corresponding events and celebrations of our local survivors and heroes, all of whom aid the fight for awareness and a cure. The far-reaching ACSThe American Cancer Society does its part in Collier and Lee counties to honor survivors with Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks. Thousands of walkers, among them hundreds of breast cancer survivors, typically show each year for their morning walks, according to ACS event coordinator Christleen Knaub. We want to honor all of our breast cancer survivors, Ms. Knaub said. We throw them a VIP party and breakfast before the walk. Usually the event brings about three thousand people. While many walkers become runners during the event, Ms. Knaub insists its not a race. Its to honor those youve lost, those who have been diagnosed, and anyone who may be affected by this disease in the future.The cause is dear to her heart, like so many others who get involved; while she was in college, Ms. Knaub lost her grandmother to breast cancer. This is my passion, she said. ACS will hold a number of events in October, including walks at Miromar Outlets on Oct. 14, and at Artis-Naples on Oct. 21. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the walks begin at 9. They hope to raise around $300,000. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Lee County>> When: Saturday, Oct. 14 >> Where: Miromar Outlets: 10801 Corkscrew Road, Ste.199, Estero Registration begins at 8 a.m. Walk begins at 9 a.m. >> Info: Register for free at MakingStridesWalk. org/LeeCountyMaking Strides Against Breast Cancer of Naples>> When: Saturday, Oct. 21 >> Where: ArtisNaples, 5833 Pelican Bay Blvd., Naples Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Walk begins at 8:30 a.m. >> Info: Register for free at MakingStridesWalk. org/Naples For more information on any of the above events, call the local ACS of ce at 261-0337 or email NaplesFLStrides@cancer.org. If you go MATTHEW KNAUB / ACS Scenes from the 2016 Making Strides Against Cancer Walk in Naples. Above and below top: Human Ribbon umbrellas.
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ACHA License #29994144 ACHC Accredited BBB ApprovedMichele McKenney, MPH, JD Patrice Magrath, JDThe Cancer Alliance of Naples Pink Party returns to Physicians Regional BY ROBBIE SPENCERrspencer@ oridaweekly.comA number of local organizations canceled breast cancer awareness events this October thanks to the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. The Cancer Alliance of Naples felt the pressure to make sure their annual Pink Party stayed alive. The show must go on, said Physicians Regional Healthcare System spokeswoman Lynn Ciecierski. The sixth annual Pink Party will continue as scheduled on Thursday, Oct. 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. With the goal of raising awareness for breast cancer and womens health, CAN puts on a party featuring fantastic food, drinks, giveaways and entertainment, along with a dizzying display of Southwest Floridas many health care providers and physicians dedicated to helping men and women become more educated about breast cancer. Physicians Regional is hosting the event for the second year in a row. Last year the event raised over $4,000 for CAN through the silent auction. Auction items included items from the areas best restaurants, retail stores, and women-focused services. A few of the 2016 items included gifts from the Naples Zoo, the Everblades, Flemings, Giovannis, Coopers Hawk, Charlie McDonald Photography, Island Nails, Laser Lounge, Raw Hair Organic Salon, Shady & Katie, Tru Glo med spa, Paragon Movies, Trader Joes, Lilly Pulitzer, Groupie Booth, Williams Sonoma, Swan River and Seasons 52, among others. CAN is devoted to helping children and adults with cancer by providing financial aid, support, education, and resources, Ms. Ciecierski said. The organization uses funds raised from the Pink Party silent auction to assist with rent, mortgage, utility and car payments, and other non-medical bills, as well as purchase food and gas gift cards, so those who are in treatment or recovery for cancer can concentrate on getting well. Breast cancer awareness is just one of the many initiatives CAN takes on each year. The Alliance is devoted to helping local children and families touched by cancer by providing financial aid, support, education and information resources. The nonprofit has helped more than 1,200 families with $2.6 million in nonmedical financial aid and other support since 2002. CAN also offers free group counseling, free nutrition programs, college scholarships for graduating seniors who have had cancer or whose parents or siblings have cancer, and an extensive library for anyone in the community to use. The sixth annual Pink PartyThursday, Oct. 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. Physicians Regional Medical Group: 6101 Pine Ridge Road, Naples The event is free to the public. Volunteers are needed for planning, silent auction and event staff. Call 304-4805 or email PinkParty@PhysiciansRegional.com for more information. If you go Have a seat for yoga and meditationMaster yoga instructor Jean Erlbaum, the author of Sit With Less Pain, begins two classes this month. A chair yoga and meditation class will take place from 10:30-11:45 a.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 18-Nov. 29 (no class Nov. 22), at the Jewish Federation of Collier County headquarters, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. The class will include several forms of centering, stress reduction and meditation. Cost is $60 for members of the Womens Cultural Alliance, $75 for others. Drop-in rate is $15 per session. A gentle chair yoga class is set for 10:30-11:45 a.m. Fridays, Oct. 20-Dec. 15 (no class Nov. 10 or 24), at the East Naples Library, 8787 Tamiami Trail E. Cost is $7 per session. All are welcome. In both classes, all stretches are done on a chair or with the support of a chair, making them ideal for people who cant get down on a yoga mat (or back up from one). Sessions include stretching and strengthening moves for muscles and balance, release for the joints, relaxation and yoga breathing. People who use wheelchairs and those who have had joint replacement and beginners are most welcome. To sign up or for more information, call Ms. Erlbaum at 413-230-1518 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Hazelden urges action on opioidsThe Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation hosts a community action event for leaders from education, law enforcement, health care and government to gather with citizens, parents and teachers to learn ways to be part of the solution to the opioid epidemic. HOPE Heroin and Opioid Prevention Efforts takes place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Crowne Plaza in Fort Myers. Attendees will learn about the impact of opioid use, addiction and overdose in the community; resources for prevention, intervention and treatment; and ways to mobilize a coalition to develop a community-based action plan. Attendance is free, but space is limited and reservations are required. Sign up at www.HazeldenBettyFord.org/ Epidemic. For more information, email Jamie Welton at JWelton@HazeldenBettyFord.org.
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Instagram is full of photos of cats hiking, camping, boating, surfing, sledding and snowshoeing (on their built-in snowshoes, er, paws). Earlier this year, Laura Moss, who founded Adventurecats.org in 2015, published Adventure Cats: Living Nine Lives To the Fullest, a guide to safely taking cats outdoors. If you think about it, cats are the original adventure animals. They globe-hopped with Phoenician traders; sailed with Vikings; crossed the Atlantic on the Mayflower to help settle the New World; and traveled in wagon trains with pioneers across prairies, plains and deserts. In 1950, a black-and-white kitten climbed Matterhorn with a group of alpinists. Clearly, cats are impressive adventurers. While exploring the great outdoors with their humans is nothing new to cats, it sometimes surprises their people how well they take to it. Emily Odum Hall of Macon, Ga., had previously tried leash-training a couple of her cats, but they wanted nothing to do with it. Then Sophie came along. She had a laid-back personality and enjoyed hanging out with Hall and her husband in their backyard. They ventured farther, to a concert in a park. Sophies adventures blossomed from there, and she has been joined by Kylo Ren, an adventure cat in training. They really like parks and being outside and smelling new smells and seeing new sights, Hall says. My husbands parents live in Florida on the St. Johns River and have a boat. Weve taken them out on the river, and they both really enjoy that. The best cats for an adventurous life tend to be either laid-back or bold. Sophie and Kylo Ren fall on the easygoing end of the spectrum. It was her temperament and her laidback personality that made us want to try it in the first place, Hall says. Sophie always has this look on her face like, Oh, man, this is so much fun. She just goes with the flow all the time. Physical condition need not hold a cat back. Sophie has a neurological condition called cerebellar hypoplasia that affects her coordination. She can walk with a leash and harness, but often she rides in a sling that Hall wears. Being able to carry Sophie and Kylo Ren that way is helpful for urban adventures or places they might encounter dogs, Hall says. The people we met who were taking their cat kayaking did so without a dry run, so to speak, but a little practice and acclimation beforehand is always a good idea. Exposing a cat to a kayak, canoe or standup paddleboard, for instance, could involve having it in the yard or home, allowing him to explore it at his leisure. Place treats on it for him to find. Go slowly, fit ting him with a flotation device, and reward frequently with treats while hes wearing it. For a larger boat, start by hanging out on it at the dock, letting him get used to sounds he might hear, such as the engine starting, boat horns or gulls squawking. Wherever you go with your adventure cat, dont forget necessary items, such as a portable water dish, a supply of food in case you dont get back before dinnertime, and for camping or boating, a litter box. A collar with ID and a microchip are musts as well. Its so much fun having adventure cats, Hall says. You see people with their dogs all the time, and having two cats I can take places is a lot of fun. Pets of the Week>> Albert is a 4-month-old, neutered mix who is ready to grow into the medium-large dog he is meant to be. He has started learning puppy manners and wants a family that will continue teaching him how to be the best family dog. >> Dalai is a young, spayed domestic shorthair with beautiful coloring and loads of curiosity. Meet her at Petco Naples. >> Fiona is a young, spayed calico/domestic shorthair mix who is as sweet as she is playful. >> Kera is a young adult, spayed mix who loves to be with people. Her biggest dream is a family of her own.To adopt or foster a petThis weeks adoptable pets are from Brookes Legacy Animal Rescue, an all-volunteer, foster home rescue organization. For more information, call 434-7480, email Admin@ BrookesLegacyAnimalRescue.org or visit www. brookeslegacyanimalrescue.org. Clockwise: Kylo Ren surveys the river on a boating expedition; Sophie enjoys canoeing from her lap perch; Sophie rests on the beach after canoeing.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 NEWS A21 3 U.S. LOCATIONS NOW OPEN NAPLES (Next to The Wine Loft) MIAMI // SARASOTA Positano Meets Naples CLOTHING BOUTIQUE Its All About FaceYours! FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20TH IN OUR NAPLES & FT. MYERS LOCATIONS This is us Noche en Blanco (Night of White) is an annual event in Tucson, Ariz. A prominent downtown street is blocked off, twinkling white light lights are strung from light pole to light pole, creating a sparkling canopy, and tables draped in white linen are set up for a community dinner thats been known to attract up to 2,000 people. Everyone brings their own food, china and stemware. Table captains build elaborate centerpieces. Paper lanterns create light. Ive Googled photos; its a beautiful, elegant event. All the guests wear white. A girlfriend of mine just moved to Tucson a few months ago and she was over the moon about being invited. She ordered a beautiful white cocktail dress from Rent-The-Runway, plus a long, white tulle skirt because she wasnt certain which one she would wear. Maybe you could do a costume change between courses, I jokingly suggested. Maybe she seriously considered. She was excited because while she spent time in Arizona as a teenager, this was her first time living there as an adult singleton and Noche En Blanco would be her first major social event. She couldnt wait to meet new people. Shes an excellent cook and was planning to take two dishes to the feast. It sounded like such a fun event; similar dinners are staged in cities around the country. Ive thought about finding ways to get it started on Fifth Avenue in downtown Naples, or First Street in Fort Myers. One day after the mass shooting in Las Vegas, my friend texted me and told me that Noche En Blanco had been canceled. Organizers sent out a message citing the Tucson Police Departments concern for security and public safety. My friend was disappointed. But when the nation is reeling because 59 people were killed and 527 were injured by a gunman just because they attended a country music concert the least of her concerns was whether to wear a dress or a skirt to an event. Here in Southwest Florida, I get a feeling of uneasiness when I glance up at the street lights and see all the surveillance cameras in downtown Fort Myers. I was on the original planning committee for Zombicon in 2008 when it was just a quaint little festival in the Patio De Leon to celebrate George Romeros Day of the Dead filmed in the River District in 1985. The event outgrew its space in the patio courtyard and zombies from all over descended on the neighborhood. One year, according to organizers, the crowd grew to nearly 20,000. My husband and I had surpassed the age of dressing up like zombies and doing Michael Jacksons Thriller dance through the streets of downtown, but we didnt care we got decked out in our homemade costumes and attended every year. It was fun. In October 2015, Todd and I were on a fall foliage trip to Tennessee. We werent in Fort Myers to attend the Zombicon the Zombicon that made national news when a shooter started firing into the crowd, killing a 20-year old and wounding five others. We watched the footage on CNN as I started frantically calling friends who I knew would be there. Two years later, the shooter is still at large. Zombicon ended and there are now 115 surveillance cameras downtown. Canceling outdoor events that bring in large crowds is one way to deal with the fear of being shot by a madman with an artillery of high-powered weapons or, as in the case of Zombicon, a teenager or man in his early 20s with a semi-automatic handgun. Is staying indoors easier than reviewing gun laws to make it more difficult to purchase weapons specifically designed to kill large numbers of people? If laws didnt change after 20 young children and six teachers were killed in a mass shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., in 2012, will the deaths of 59 concertgoers make a difference? I dont know the answer to those questions but I know the stories from the Las Vegas survivors make a difference. There were more than 20,000 fans at the Route 91 Harvest Festival that night and theyre telling us everything. These people who look like us and talk like us and cry like us are providing vivid, horrible details about what its like when bullets start raining down like hail. So, if were going to cancel events and stay in our homes, lets at least turn on our TVs and hear their stories. Maybe it will make a difference. This time. stephanieDAVIS email@example.com
BUSINESS NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017A22 | WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM BUSINESS MEETINGS The East Naples Merchants Association holds its next Business After Business meeting and networking event from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at Windstar on Naples Bay. $10 for members, $20 for others; cash bar. RSVP required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Business After Hours for members and guests of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at the new home of Univision and Media Vista studios, 26101 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita. $15 in advance, $20 at the door for members; $40 at the door for nonmembers. Sign up by calling 992-2943 or emailing email@example.com. Business after Five for members and guests of the Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at Erins Isle. Call 394-3061 or visit www.marcoislandchamber.org for more information. The Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce holds its annual meeting and awards luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa. For tickets or more information, visit www.bonitaspringschamber.com. The next Lunch n Learn hosted by Young Professionals of Naples takes place from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at Coopers Hawk, 11905 Tamiami Trail in North Naples. Guests will hear from Brian Benson, founder and CEO of InspireLink, a Naples startup that has conducted video interviews with entrepreneurs including Robert Hawthorne, former CEO of Pillsbury, and Bill Roth, former CEO of Trane Air Conditioning. $25 for YP Naples members ($40 for a seat at the speakers table), $35 for nonmembers. Sign up at www.ypnaples.com. Business After Five for members and guests of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5:307 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at Bayfront Inn 5th Ave., 1221 Fifth Ave. S. $15 for members, $25 for others. Sign up at www. napleschamber.org/events. The Public Relations Society of America-Gulf Coast chapter meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, at the Hilton Naples. Guest speaker Leonard Ferenz, a retired university level teacher and vice president of the Character Council of Collier County, will discuss Credibility First: The Importance of Adhering to Ethical Standards in Communications. $30 for PRSA members, $38 for non-members, $25 for students. Reservations are required by Oct. 20 and can be made at www.gulfcoastprsa.org. The annual members-only sunset cruise for the Executive Club of the Greater Naples Chamber of IBY ROBBIE SPENCERrspencer@ oridaweekly.com NDUSTRY DIVERSIFICATION IMPROVED IN FLORIda for the first quarter of 2017, but not in the Southwest Florida region, according to a Florida Gulf Coast University quarterly study. The Industry Diversification Project is run by the Regional Economic Research Institute and led by Naples native and economics Ph.D. Christopher Westley. The RERI publishes the FGCU Industry Diversification Report four times a year, with studies coming out six months after the analyzed quarter. The project uses the Industry Diversification Index, a tool calculated each quarter using employment data collected from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages. For the state of Florida, the index improved in the first quarter of 2017, according to FGCUs Industry Diversity Project. Floridas IDI ranking improved to 21st out of 50 states, a three-state rise after placing 24th in the fourth quarter of 2016. The increase in diversification on the state level is a welcome trend because more diverse economies are better able to weather swings in the business cycle than FGCU study says it has improved statewide but fallen in SWFL INDUSTRY DIVERSITYSEE DIVERSITY, A24 The increase in diversification on the state level is a welcome trend. Christopher Westley, economics Ph.D.
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Think yo We ll ann o un ed it io n. r po in Commerce sets sail from 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, aboard the Naples Princess and includes complimentary hors doeuvres and full bar. Sign up by Oct. 20 at www.napleschamber.org/ events. For more information, call Jackie Woodring at 403-2909 or email Jackie@ napleschamber.org. The Collier Building Industry Association holds its monthly mixer from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, at Mullets Appliances, 2194 Trade Center Way. $15 for members, no walk-ins. RSVP up by Oct. 20 by calling 436-6100 or emailing email@example.com. The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce presents the next seminar in its Professional Education Series on Thursday morning, Oct. 26, at chamber headquarters, 2390 Tamiami Trail N. Andrew Hill and Jennifer Figurelli of Andrew Hill Investment Advisors will discuss How Environmental, Social and Governance Factors will Shape the Future of Commerce in Southwest Florida. Doors open at 7 a.m. and the program starts at 7:30 a.m. $25 for chamber members, $50 for others. Sign up at www.napleschamber.org/events. Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples invites area young professionals to celebrate Cmons fifth birthday at a free networking event from 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, at the museum. Visit www.cmon.org to sign up or for more information. The Emerging Leadership Council invites members of young professional organizations throughout Collier County to its sixth annual season kickoff party from 7-10:45 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at Venue Naples. Themed A Night in Paris, the black-tie evening will benefit various local charities. Visit www. ypnaples.com for ticket information. The Above Board Chamber meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, at the Hilton Naples. The program will be a panel discussion about strengthening leadership skills for crisis management. Sponsors are Vicki Tracy of The Arlington and Peggy Sealfon of Stonewalker Studio. $25 for members, $30 for guests. Register at www.aboveboardchamber.com/events. For more information, call Jeanne Sweeney at 910-7426 or email Jeanne@aboveboardchamber.com. A Job Search Support Group meets from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Contact Karen Klukiewicz at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www. napleschamber.org. Consultants from the Small Business Development Center at Florida Gulf Coast University are available at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, 2390 Tamiami Trail N., every Thursday. To make an appointment for a free session, call Suzanne Specht at 745-3704. BNI Downtown Naples Networkers meet at 7:30 a.m. every Thursday at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 777 Mooring Line Drive. Call Jamie Bergen at 572-3720 for more information. Email business meeting announcements to email@example.com. BUSINESS MEETINGS
A24 BUSINESS WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY less diverse ones, Mr. Westley said of the increase. The employment data is used to calculate the share of employment from each of the 21 two-digit North American Industry Classification industry sectors. Among the sectors included are construction, transportation and warehousing, real estate and arts and entertainment. A higher index suggests a more diverse workforce and is computed quarterly around the time of the release of workforce data by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Since this data is released with a six-month lag, the rankings refer to the state of the workforce for the first quarter of 2017, which spans January through March. The report also stated that the NaplesImmokalee-Marco Island metropolitan statistical area ranking fell to sixth in the state after maintaining the No. 1 ranking among 22 Florida MSAs for the previous three quarters. The intense seasonality we witness on the MSA and workforce region level can lead to decreases in diversification in the winter months, Dr. Westley said of the studys recent results. Commenting on the most recent findings of the FGCU study, Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce president Michael Dalby wanted readers of the study to be clear regarding what the IDI represents. Dr. Westley and his team do a great job on these reports. Lots of good data to comb through, and they do a good job explaining it all, Mr. Dalby said. However, the diversity index is something that weve had a bit of heartburn over, especially when Collier County was listed for multiple months as one of the top one or two most diversified economies in the state. Mr. Dalby said that while the diversity index does account for the many different types of industry and business found in the Southwest Florida region, it doesnt factor in their actual impact from an economic standpoint. As we look around, we see an economy dominated by lower-wage hospitality, agriculture, retail and service-sector jobs the diversity index notes that we have businesses in lots of different industry sectors construction, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, tourism, retail, food services, landscaping, etc. but not the economic impact of those jobs. So, with that background, we understand that we do have a fairly diversified economy it just doesnt have any dominant, higher-wage industry sector. The graphic provided by FGCU showing the Industry Diversification Index for Southwest Florida and the state depicts a much more seasonal trend in SWFL following the Great Recession in 2008. However, the economy has shown recovery and a return to levels that coincide with the rest of the state, according to Dr. Westley. Usually the case is during season in SWFL, the industries that tend to make us less diverse anyway are the ones that pick up the most, explaining the seasonal diversity gap in the Index numbers. Mr. Dalby believes some observers of the index numbers may also be thrown off by their remembrance of the Great Recession. Ideally, a diverse economy would help you weather a recession, because your economic eggs werent all in the same basket. But the recession hit Collier County pretty hard, especially in the real estate and seasonal visitor (hospitality) sectors that seem to dominate our economy our diversity probably dipped during the recession as companies closed. Mr. Dalby was ultimately encouraged by the strong ranking Naples scored in the Industry Diversification Index, but thinks theres still more work to be done finding the right mix for Southwest Florida. Overall, I think its good for Collier to have an economy that isnt overly dominated by jobs in one or two particular sectors. That said, we constantly need to push for more higher-skill and higher-wage jobs to grow more economic opportunity. The other two MSAs in Southwest Florida Cape Coral-Fort Myers and Punta Gorda ranked seventh and 21st, respectively, during the same quarter. Local diversification measures tend to fall during tourist season, Mr. Westley said. Still, the Naples and the Cape Coral-Fort Myers MSAs are ranked ahead of the median. Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce President Tiffany Esposito was encouraged by the recent numbers. With recent additions to the region with Hertz, HercRentals, and other corporate entities, she is confident Bonita Springs is doing its part to help the region become more diverse economically. We are always working to diversify our economy. We strive for industry diversification through our business retention and expansion efforts so that the region can be more resilient during the next recession or economic crisis, Ms. Esposito said. In addition to the chamber, she represents the Bonita Springs-Estero Economic Council as well. More industries provide more jobs, which provides a stronger talent recruitment and retention effort which, create a stronger local community. The Jacksonville MSA came in as the most diverse, while the Gainesville MSA ranked as the least diverse. Higherranked areas tend to attract disparate forms of capital investment. Gainesvilles investment is closely tied to the education sector, Mr. Westley said. Labor market data for the second quarter of 2017 will be released in December. For more information on the Regional Economic Research Institute, see www. lutgert.fgcu.edu/idp. DIVERSITYFrom page 22 The FGCU Industry Diversification Index is designed to take a value between 0 and 10, where the former would indicate a completely specialized economy and the latter would indicate an economy that is not concentrated in a particular industry. Furthermore, the highe r a state, region or MSA is ranked in terms of the FGCU Industry Diversification Index, the less specialized the state, region or MSA.We are always working to diversify our economy. We strive for industry diversification through our business retention and expansion efforts so that the region can be more resilient during the next recession or economic crisis. Tiffany Esposito, Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce
Applications sought for 2018 leadership programThe Leadership Collier Foundation, in coordination with The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, is accepting applications for the Class of 2018 Growing Associates in Naples program for emerging leaders and professionals in Collier County ages 21-40.GAIN participants learn about local government, charitable organizations, arts, commerce, law enforcement, tourism, education and other resources so that graduates can become involved and be effective contributors in the community.This 2018 program runs Feb. 20-April 17 and consists of nine sessions (typically from 3-5:30 p.m. on Tuesday afternoons) focused on community education and peer networking. Tuition is $750, with the possibility of a limited amount of partial tuition assistance. Enrollment is limited to 40 participants. Visit www.napleschamber.org/gain to learn more about the program and to access the two-part application. The deadline for applying is Nov. 3. For more information, contact Amanda Beights, vice president of the Leadership Collier Foundation, by calling 403-2903 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 BUSINESS A25 MONEY & INVESTINGIts not yet time to invest in Puerto Rican debt There is no doubt that the stock market has enjoyed the Trump presidency. Equities have risen to new highs day by day. But the flip side to this euphoria has been sudden and sometimes dramatic short-term volatility caused by the president. The president traveled to Puerto Rico and an off-the-cuff comment during a TV interview resulted in a dramatic free-fall in bonds tied to the island territory. So why did Puerto Rican bonds lose so much of their value and how will this affect the island and the rest of the country? Trumps comment came during a Fox news interview when he was discussing the massive amount of debt owed by Puerto Rico to its creditors. He stated that the territory owed a lot of money to big Wall Street banks like Goldman Sachs and that his administration was going to wipe that out. Investors reaction to that comment was swift and significant. Before Trumps comments, General Obligation Bonds (bonds backed by the full faith and credit of the Puerto Rican government) were trading at around 60 cents per par value. After the comment, the bonds fell to around 38 cents per par value, as investors panicked, thinking the bonds were going to be made worthless. Was the bond rout justified? There were several false statements in the presidents comments that would question this significant move. First, the majority of the bonds issued by Puerto Rico are not owned by large hedge funds and investment banks. In fact, only about 25 percent of the bonds are institutionally owned. The vast majority of the debt is owned by individual investors, many of them people living in Puerto Rico. So if the government did wipe out the debt, Main Street would bear the most pain, which is why there would be little congressional support behind it. But more significantly, we have laws, not a monarch or dictator who can just direct the government to transfer money from one group to another on a whim. Currently Puerto Rican debt holders are in bankruptcy court and it is the laws and courts that will determine how much they receive, not the president. So would I advise people to go out and buy as much Puerto Rican debt as possible at these price levels? No, I would be very cautious about owning the debt even after the drop in value. Prior to the island being ravaged by the hurricane, it was in significant financial troubles and most analysts predicted that bondholders would not fully recover their investments. That financial picture looks even bleaker today. The island government will need to spend significant money that it does not have to bring even basic services back on line. In addition, many Puerto Rican citizens are expected to permanently leave, rather than rebuild. This will further dampen future tax revenues which are needed to service the bonds. As for those people who currently own Puerto Rican bonds, I would follow the news very closely relating to proposed aid to the island. If the aid is structured as a loan from the U.S. government to the territory, that would be very bad for bondholders, as that debt may be a higher priority in repayment and leave even less money for existing bondholders. The bonds could eventually be worthless. But if the aid is structured as a grant, which would not need to be repaid, that could stimulate the island economy and be a significant boon to existing bondholders. Eric Bretan, the co-owner of Ricks Estate & Jewelry Buyers in Punta Gorda, was a senior derivatives marketer and investment banker for more than 15 years at several global banks. ericBRETANestaterick@gmail.com Junior Achievement set to honor 2017 Business Hall of Fame laureates SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYJunior Achievement of Southwest Florida inducts Edward Staros, vice president and managing director of The Ritz-Carlton Resorts of Naples, and Mark Wilson, president and CEO of London Bay Homes, into its Business Hall of Fame-Collier County as the 2017 laureates during a dinner and awards ceremony Thursday, Oct. 26, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. Business Hall of Fame laureates are recognized as outstanding entrepreneurs who serve as role models for youth through their professional accomplishments and commitment to the community. This years event title sponsors are Mutual of Omaha and Mutual of Omaha Bank. Diamond sponsor is Encore Urology and platinum sponsor is Arthrex Inc. Gold sponsors include Barron Collier Companies, BMO Harris Bank, Collier Enterprises, Florida Community Bank, IBERIABANK, Naples Daily News and Stock Development. Individual seats are $250 each. Sponsors also are needed to provide admission for Junior Achievement students at $125 each. For more information, call the Junior Achievement office at 225-2590 or visit www.JASWFL.org. Proceeds benefit local Junior Achievement programs. About the laureates Mr. Staros was appointed vice president and managing director of the Forbes Five-Star, AAA Five-Diamond RitzCarlton, Naples, in October 1999, moving to Naples from The Ritz-Carlton headquarters, where he had served as the brands vice president of worldwide operations since 1992. He oversaw the development of The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort and The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort and remains responsible for the overall operations of both luxury properties. Mr. Staros was the third employee of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company LLC when it was established in 1983, and is one of the founding fathers of the company. He sits on the Lutg ert College of Business advisory board and the Resort & Hospitality Management advisory board at Florida Gulf Coast University. Through his FGCU involvement, he has played an instrumental role in supporting many academic programs and resources, including the state-ofthe-art Herbert J. Sugden Hall, home to the universitys hospitality program. He appointed The Ritz-Carlton Resorts of Naples to become a founding sponsor of the Naples Winter Wine Festival, and he is an honorary trustee of the event whose proceeds support programs to improve the lives of underprivileged and at-risk children in Collier County. In addition, Mr. Staros also sits on several local hospitality-related boards and is a board member of the Florida affiliate of Fifth Third Bank and Ave Maria School of Law. He holds a bachelors degree from Florida State University, with a major in hospitality and minor in finance. A native of England, Mr. Wilson ventured across the pond in 1984, working first in commercial development before transitioning into custom homebuilding with the 1990 founding of London Bay Construction Inc. in Southwest Florida, where he serves as the president and CEO. His unique combination of business and building savvy has propelled London Bay Homes to become one of the top builders and developers in the market. The company was named Americas Best Builder by Builder magazine in 2008. Mr. Wilsons visionary leadership also guided London Bay through the downturn, as he found opportunities to continue to grow the business, build assets and expand its portfolio of services. Today, the company offers the full spectrum of building, development and design services, including an in-house team of interior designers, architects and renovation specialists serving client from Marco Island to Sarasota. Recent projects include a luxury condominium in Fort Myers Beach and a largescale residential project adjacent to the Naples Grande Golf Club. Mr. Wilson is active in several professional groups and supports numerous community organizations. An active cyclist and fitness enthusiast, he has also created a wellness-focused workplace where employees have access to a physician specializing in lifestyle health management as well as a dietician, gym membership and monthly wellness-inspired educational sessions and challenges. Mr. Wilson earned a bachelors degree in building and engineering from the University of Manchester and a masters degree from Manchester Business School. About Junior AchievementJunior Achievement programs are delivered by corporate and community volunteers and provide relevant, hands-on experiences that give students from kindergarten through high school knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. Today, JA reaches 4.8 million students per year in more than 100 markets across the United States, with an additional 5.6 million students served by operations over 100 other countries worldwide. Locally, JA of Southwest Florida partnered with more than 150 classroom business volunteers during the 2015-16 school year to provide more than 8,700 students with JA programs in more than 360 classes throughout Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties. For more information, visit www.JASWFL.org.
A26 BUSINESS WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY COURTESY PHOTOS NETWORKINGBlue Zones Project B2B at NCH NorthFlorida Weekly welcomes submissions for the Networking photo pages from business events, grand openings, professional associati on meetings, etc. We need 300-dpi photographs of groups of two or more people, facing the camera and identi ed by rst and last names. Questions? Email editor Cindy Pierce at cpierce@ oridaweekly.com. 1 2 3 4 SBA staffs local office for disaster loansThe U.S. Small Business Administration has a Business Recovery Center in Collier County to help businesses impacted by Hurricane Irma. SBA representatives there can provide information about disaster loans and assist businesses in completing the SBA application. The center at the Naples Accelerator, 3510 Kraft Road, is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. The SBA is committed to facilitating economic recovery in this disaster, said Frank Skaggs, director of SBAs Atlanta field operations center for the east region. We want area businesses to have a resource where they can meet individually with SBA representatives and find out how a low-interest disaster loan can help them recover. Local business owners might also want to consult with a local SCORE or Small Business Development Center counselor for help with recreating business records, preparing financial statements and applying for an SBA disaster loan at no cost. The SBA offers low-interest, longterm disaster loans for physical damage and working capital. Nov. 7 is the deadline for applying for loans to cover physical damage due to Hurricane Irma; June 11 is the deadline for applying for a loan necessitated by economic injury. For more information, call the SBA at 800-659-2955 or send an email to email@example.com. Applicants can apply online via SBAs secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ ela. Loan applications can be downloaded from www.sba.gov. 3 4 1. Guy Clark, Erin Clark, David LongfieldSmith and Rafael Feliciano 2. Tracey Villalba, Michael Riley and Becky Meinert 3. Monika Walerys, Barbara Saxton, Heather Imsdahl and Natalie Lewis 4. Monika Walerys, Nino Magaddino and Marcy RicciardiDr. Allen Weiss, CEO and president of NCH Healthcare System, and Michael Dalby, president and CEO of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 BUSINESS A27 Fort Myers: 239.433.4535 Naples: 239.261.0428 Let a local independent agent help you cover all youve built, so you can worry about your business.You didnt work this hard to worry about the unexpected.VICKI BAKER / FLORIDA WEEKLY NETWORKINGThe Above Board Chamber at the Hilton Naples 1. Jim Wall and Phil Borchmann 2. Jackie Belcher and Beth Williams 3. Darlene Thomas and Mary Lou Whalen 4. Brian Hunter, Michael Longo and Kevin Bundy 5. Vicki Tracy 6. Siomaly Otero and Marilyn PonceFlorida Weekly welcomes submissions for the Networking photo pages from business events, grand openings, professional associati on meetings, etc. We need 300-dpi photographs of groups of two or more people, facing the camera and identi ed by rst and last names. Questions? Email editor Cindy Pierce at cpierce@ oridaweekly.com. 1 6 2 3 4 5 5 5 Javier Fuller and Tracy Duhaney with Turbo Deadline extended for family-friendly business nominationsThe annual Family Friendly Business Awards celebration hosted by Collier Child Care Resources has been rescheduled to Tuesday, Nov. 28, at the Hilton Naples. Networking will be from 8-9 a.m., and the program will begin at 9 a.m. The deadline to nominate a business has also been extended. Nominations can be submitted online at www.collierchildcare.org through Oct. 31. CCCR Executive Director Niccole Howard encourages companies to apply, regardless of size, if they offer benefits that support work/life balance and families. Such benefits might include flextime, maternity or paternity leave, a wellness program or a retirement plan. Many companies today desire a win-win situation in which they help people generate their best work, attract and retain top talent, while allowing employees greater flexibility and support, Ms. Howard said. Businesses that have been nominated, or that nominate themselves, will be contacted by phone to answer a brief questionnaire to determine their eligibility for the award. Three levels of event sponsorships are available. Tickets to the awards breakfast are $35 per person and can be purchased at www.eventbrite.com. For more information call CCCR at 643-3908 or visit www.collierchildcare.org.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 REAL ESTATE B3 1461 Anhinga Pointe LISTED AT $3,895,000 489 1st Ave South LISTED AT $4,175,000 DANTE.DISABATO@RAVEIS.COM | CELL 239.537.5351 | @DANTEDISABATO 720 5TH AVE | NAPLES | FL 34102 | OFFICE 239.231.3380 DANTE DISABATOBROKER ASSOCIATE Market economist will share insights at CCIM chapter meetingThe Florida CCIM Chapter Southwest District welcomes Brian Alford, market economist from CoStar Group, for a presentation about Real Estate Trends in the Office, Retail, Industrial and MultiFamily Markets in Southwest Florida at the chapters monthly marketing meeting from 4:45-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at the Holiday Inn Airport, 9931 Interstate Commerce Drive, Fort Myers. Mr. Alford joined CoStar Group in January 2017 as a market economist based out of the Tampa office. He has more than 13 years of experience in commercial real estate, working largely as an operations manager and a financial analyst/underwriter. At CoStar Group, his primary duties include generating market forecasts and conclusions based on data observations, covering and analyzing market trends and economic indicators and forecasts and maintaining written reports on both a market and submarket level for a geographical area that includes Central and Southwest Florida. He graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology in December 2003 with a bachelors degree in business management and a certificate in finance. Prior to joining CoStar, he was operations manager and lead financial analyst for an Atlanta-based brokerage firm for eight years. He has also held senior financial analyst, IT director and director of research positions at other brokerage and commercial real estate software firms. The Florida CCIM Chapter Southwest District welcomes area commercial real estate brokers, developers, bankers, builders, investors and commercial real estate service providers to get the latest information on the local commercial real estate market. Meeting attendees can present property haves and wants and closed deals. Members can present property listings at a marketing table. Admission is $10 for district members, $20 for non-members and $5 for FGCU students. Complimentary hors doeuvres are served, and there is a cash bar. The October meeting is sponsored by Office Furniture & Design Concepts.CCMI Institute members close $200 billion annually in commercial real estate deals. For 50 years, the institute has been building opportunities through its education programs led by established practitioners. The Florida CCIM Chapter Southwest District is committed to providing the highest quality marketing and networking opportunities, services and education that will enhance its members ability to conduct business in Collier, Lee, Hendry, Charlotte and Glades counties. For reservations and information about sponsorship opportunities for the Oct. 19 meeting, call Gerald Hendry at 337-0555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
B4 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYRonto selects interior designer for Phase III common areas at Naples SquareThe Ronto Group announced Renee Gaddis, NCIDQ, ASID, GREEN AP, President and Principal Designer at Renee Gaddis Interiors will create the interior design for the common areas in Naples Squares Phase III building. Naples Square is being developed by Ronto at 5th Avenue South and Goodlette-Frank Road in downtown Naples. The communitys walkable lifestyle is bringing a sense of cohesion to downtown by connecting 5th Avenue to Bayfront with access on 10th Street via 3rd Avenue South. Phase III purchase agreements worth nearly $32 million have been processed and construction of the Phase III building is expected to start in 4th quarter of this year. Gaddis design for the Phase III common areas will create an ambiance reflecting Urban Downtown Living for the active Neapolitan. Visitors to the building will be greeted by the sounds of water bubbling from a back-lit water wall in the first-floor lobby. Cerulean Blue accents within a handblown glass chandelier will add a hint of whimsy to sophisticated backgrounds that will include modern tongue-in-groove wall coverings. Cross-cut gray travertine flooring with horizontal veining will be installed to form a mitered pattern throughout the space. The resident floor lobbies will showcase handblown glass chandeliers and feature walls with large mirrors and wood surrounds. Warm-brown wood tile with a gray wash will provide an invitation to the residence quarters and will transition into the custom geometric patterned carpet leading down the residential hallways. The hallway ceilings will be lit with LED lighting while wall accents will also feature the modern tongue-in-groove detail to add texture. The color palette throughout will be a neutral-toned warm greige with hints of cerulean blue. Phase III residents will enjoy a re-designed courtyard amenity deck with an enlarged pool deck and pool. A club room will open to the pool area and include a bar, large screen television, a billiards room, and a furnished fire pit area on the courtyard level. Gaddis will create a relaxed setting in the club room. The primary social space will offer seating for a large group while still being inviting for a more intimate group. Hidden LED ring lighting will accent a circular ceiling detail. Two neutral sofas and leather swivel chairs will offer a multi-functional place for easy conversation. The designs open kitchen will include counter stools offering a place for gathering while preparing dinner with friends. Twisted LED pendants will hang over the kitchens Sile stone countertops. The pool table will be situated in a room off the social space and will include high-top bar tables and a beverage center. Gaddis has also been selected to create the interior of the Phase III Dover model, one of three Phase III furnished models that will also showcase Rontos Biltmore and Chatham floor plans. Leasebacks are available to purchasers of the three furnished Phase III models. Eight plans designed by MHK Architecture and Planning that range from 1,460 to 3,238 square feet under air and priced from $695,000 are included in the Phase III offering. The one and two-story, two and three-bedroom plus den plans include open-concept living areas and open-air terraces. The Phase III Emerson plan is already sold out. The Phase III plans offer renamed and enhanced iterations of the Phase I plans. Based on the 2,264 square feet Phase I Denison plan, the Phase III Dover floor plan offers 2,375 square feet of living space, an increase of 111 square feet when compared to the Denison plan. The Dover also includes a 314 square feet open-air balcony. Base-priced at $1,150,000, the plan features three bedrooms, a den, three baths, a great room and dining room, an island kitchen with counter height bar seating, and an L-shaped balcony that wraps around the corner of the building. The great room, dining room, and one of the guest bedrooms open to the balcony. Located on all four corners of the building, the Phase III Dover is available with eastern, southern, western, northern, and courtyard exposures. The furnished model is priced at $1,365,000. Baers Furnitures Linda Kaufman will create the interior for the Biltmore model priced at $980,000 furnished. Base-priced at $845,000, the 1,698 square feet under air two-bedroom plus den plan is based on the 1,529 square feet Phase I Ballard plan. In addition to offering 11% more airconditioned space, the Biltmores terrace is 20% larger and measures 242 square feet. Each Biltmore residence will overlook the Phase III buildings landscaped courtyard. The great room plan includes a counter-height island kitchen with a stainless-steel sink, dishwasher and a food preparation area. The great room, owners bedroom, and guest bedroom open to the terrace. Robb & Stuckys Ingrid De Villiers will design the Chatham model priced at $1,045,000 fully furnished. Fashioned after the Phase I Chelsea plan, the Phase III Chatham two-bedroom plus den, two-and-a-half bath plan is basepriced at $895,000 and includes 1,883 square feet under air and a 260 square feet open-air balcony. The great room, owners bedroom, and guest bedroom all open to the balcony. The Phase III Chatham is available with courtyard views or east and west city views. The flowing plan features a kitchen with a peninsula counter height bar and food preparation area with a double sink and dishwasher. The owners suite includes double walk-in closets and a bath with a glass-enclosed shower and tub and his and her vanities. The Naples Square Sales Gallery at 100 South Goodlette-Frank Road in downtown Naples is open daily. Visit NaplesSquare.com. Top: Base-priced at $845,000, Naples Squares 1,698 square feet under air two-bedroom plus den Phase III Biltmore floor plan offers an ideal pied-a-terre and reflects the enhanced Phase III space sequences. Above Left: Based on the 2,264 square feet Phase I Denison plan, Naples Squares Phase III Dover floor plan offers 2,375 square feet of living space, an increase of 111 square feet. Renee Gaddis, NCIDQ, ASID, GREEN AP, President and Principal Designer at Renee Gaddis Interiors is designing the Dover model. Above Right: Modeled after the Phase I Ballard floor plan, Naples Squares Phase III Biltmores terrace is 20% larger and measures 242 square feet. Baers Furnitures Linda Kaufman will create the interior for The Ronto Groups furnished Phase III Biltmore model. ADVERTORIAL Top:Base pricedat$845000NaplesSquare s
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2929 Gardens Boulevard Bernard Minarcin 239.269.6855 Web ID 217031927 $1,314,888 Terra Verde #2378 Carol Reid 239.269.9555 Web ID 217011324 $824,999 11720 Walton Place Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 217059783 $1,299,000 7944 Tiger Lily Drive Cindy Reyf 305.582.2183 Web ID 217022652 $1,100,000 130 29th Street NW Walter Patrick 239.325.9111 Web ID 217040950 $699,900 767 Glendevon Drive Katie Benham 239.222.2268 Web ID 217041035 $599,999 422 Rosemeade Lane Catherine Bordner 239.560.2921 Web ID 217033483 $1,745,000 Lesina #302 Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 217022947 $559,000 2375 Marete Drive Jay Malamphy 239.248.6393 Web ID 216038022 $750,000 2457 Clipper Way Jon Feins 239.687.9546 Web ID 217040973 $599,000 68 East Avenue Sue Black 239.250.5611 Web ID JOHN060117IHE $1,150,000 15498 Whitney Lane Bonnie Nageon De Lestang 239.280.6997 Web ID 217046830 $839,000 850 Barcarmil Way Erik David Barber 323.513.6391 Web ID 217019889 $1,095,000 The Strada #7417 Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web ID 217025053 $799,000 963 Barcarmil Way Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 217020104 $999,000 1505 Marsh Wren Lane Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 Web ID 216020655 $1,995,000 6748 Marbella Lane Mary Anastos 239.331.8273 Web ID 217059161 $419,900 Marbella Lakes #204 Frank Duggan 239.734.0397 Web ID 217052452 $358,800 4975 Hickory Wood Drive Patrick OConnor 239.293.9411 Web ID 217060722 $449,000 674 11th Street North Virginia/Randy Wilson 239.450.9090 Web ID 217056423 $379,000 Aversana #1204 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 216055274 $499,000 1227 Gordon River Trail Daniel Guenther 239.357.8121 Web ID 216005828 $2,395,000 1215 Gordon River Trail Daniel Guenther 239.357.8121 Web ID 215036906 $1,995,000 Terra Verde #2436 Krista Fraga 239.877.6745 Web ID 217050685 $675,000 The Strada #5416 Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 217045083 $1,495,000 Traditions #101 Sonya Shaheen 239.877.2797 Web ID 216062742 $799,000 9185 Mercato Way Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web ID 216015002 $3,045,000 1547 Gormican Lane Erik David Barber 323.513.6391 Web ID PAVL100517IHE $1,495,000 10462 Vanderbilt Drive #2 Kimberly Salay 239.300.5075 Web ID 216013237 $948,000 14513 Indigo Lakes Circle Melinda Gunther 239.297.2155 Web ID 217047999 $595,000 The Strada #5414 Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web ID STRI071917IHE $899,000 3035 Mona Lisa Boulevard Sandra McCarthy-Meeks 239.287.7921 Web ID 216066464 $1,199,900 7464 Treeline Drive Andy DJamoos 239.293.1673 Web ID 217038734 $924,000 Grande Geneva #1202 Gayle Fawkes 239.250.6051 Web ID 217059727 $1,289,000 GREY OAKS NORTH NAPLES NAPLES & SURROUNDS PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM #35on the REAL Trends 500 by sales volume, 2017NATIONALLY RANKED
Cozumel #1506 Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 217059736 $1,550,000 370 Cottage Court Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 217059166 $875,000 159 South Seas Court Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 217060195 $2,600,000 Camelot #105 Vince Colace 239.260.3333 Web ID 217017794 $519,000 267 Shadowridge Court Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 Web ID 217031869 $559,000 1080 Dana Court Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 217032897 $399,000 Eagle Cay #2-305 Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 217031921 $399,000 Sussex on the Bay #603 Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 Web ID 217033077 $449,000 902 East Inlet Drive Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 Web ID 217032306 $1,075,000 490 Tarpon Court Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 217032609 $1,550,000 1258 Winterberry Drive Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 217003969 $599,000 Sandcastle #605 Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 217016216 $689,000 Admiralty House #906S Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 217032651 $573,000 3396 Runaway Lane Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 217060218 $1,069,000 2862 Aviamar Circle Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217031830 $589,000 8576 Bellagio Drive Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 217040669 $1,200,000 Varenna #204 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 216078319 $449,000 Cherry Oaks #201 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216025129 $438,000 Varenna #202 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217013137 $350,000 Cascada #201 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 217030407 $479,000 Cherry Oaks #201 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216011331 $399,999 MARCO ISLAND FIDDLERS CREEK PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH Trophy Club #2003 Mark Maran/Gordie Lazich 239.777.3301 Web ID 217045046 $439,000 Coach Homes #201 Bernie/Joe Garabed 239.571.2466 Web ID 217036196 $390,000 Trophy Club #1203 Gordie Lazich/Mark Maran 239.777.2033 Web ID 217045909 $429,900 4173 Brynwood Drive Katie Benham 239.222.2268 Web ID 217059781 $475,000 7567 San Miguel Way Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 217060903 $559,000 Moraya Bay #808 Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.261.6200 Web ID 217000892 $5,495,000 Le Dauphin #104 Ryan Batey 239.287.9159 Web ID 217022373 $1,999,000 790 Reef Point Circle Jon Peter Vollmer 239.250.9414 Web ID 217038364 $569,000 Vanderbilt Surf Colony #305 Joanne MacLeod 239.272.7679 Web ID 216057609 $499,000 VANDERBILT BEACH MORE THAN 21,000 ASSOCIATES | APPROXIMATELY 900 OFFICES WORLDWIDE MORE THAN 68 COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES GLOBALLY | OVER 40 PREMIER SOTHEBYS INTERNATIONAL REALTY LOCATIONSSothebys 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. Al l 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, 2017 to p U.S. residential sellers by volume. Countryside by Josephine Trotter used with permission.FIFTH AVENUE | 239.434.8770CENTRAL NAPLES | 239.659.0099DEVELOPMENT SERVICES | 239.403.2200HARBOUR POINT | 239.213.7373MERCATO SALES CENTER | 239.594.9400BONITA SPRINGS | 239.948.4000MARCO ISLAND | 239.642.2222VANDERBILT | 239.594.9494ESTUARY | 239.261.3148THE VILLAGE | 239.261.6161SANIBEL | 239.472.2735CAPTIVA | 239.395.5847GREY OAKS | 239.262.5557BROAD AVENUE | 239.434.2424RENTAL DIVISION | 239.262.4242MYSTIQUE AT PELICAN BAY | 239.598.9900
B10 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYStock features furnished models & move-in ready homes in Southwest Floridas finest neighborhoodsStock Development offers homebuyers an unparalleled selection of exquisitely furnished models and move-in ready inventory homes. Stock is one of Southwest Floridas most successful and respected builders and visitors can tour dozens of homes that are ready for immediate occupany across ten area communities. No other builder has such a diverse array of residences in highly amenititzed communities. The company recently netted and amazing 13 Sand Dollar Awards, including an unparalleled 8th Community of the Year Award for Lely Resort and seven product design awards. We are thrilled to have once again been honored by our peers in the industry with more than a dozen Sand Dollar Awards! said Claudine Lger-Wetzel, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Stock Development. Homebuyers can tour these homes this weekend. One of the keys to Stocks success has been its aggressive inventory and custom homes program. Stock has move-in ready and soon to be complete homes available in Quail West, Lely Resort, Naples Reserve, The Isles at Collier Preserve, Esplanade Golf & Country Club of Naples, Fiddlers Creek, Twin Eagles, Marco Island and The City of Naples. Stock Signature Homes Majestic II is located in Esplanade Golf and Country Club of Naples, a beautiful golf course community. This four-bedroom, four-bath home offers 3,843 square feet under air and a total of 5,735 square feet. The spacious floor plan features a formal living room and an informal family room, both of which provide direct access to the covered lanai via stacked sliding glass doors. The home melds the outdoors and indoor living areas to provide homeowners with a large, open environment for entertaining. An outdoor kitchen and an elaborate pool and spa package complete the idyllic scene. Raised tray ceilings throughout the living areas add to the homes spacious feel. There is a large island style kitchen, and a formal study with French doors. Outside the brick paver driveway leads to a courtyard area in front of the attached, sideloaded, three-car garage, which offers an air-conditioned storage area. It is priced at $1,549,990 Stock Signature Homes Magnolia Collection at The Isles of Collier Preserve includes 90-foot homesites showcasing golf course and water views. The Sand Dollar-winning Marigolds superb floorplan includes 3,578 square feet under air plus a covered lanai measuring 1,062 square feet. The plan features a great room with an optional built-in entertainment center, a large gourmet island kitchen and breakfast area and a formal dining room. The amazing outdoor living space is situated beneath the sprawling covered lanai area and features a fireplace and even more cooking and entertaining space around a beautiful summer kitchen. A stunning pool and spa are surrounded by a furnished sundeck. There are four bedrooms or three bedrooms plus an optional bonus room, a study, four-and-a-half baths. The Master suite features twin walk-in closets, a soaking tub and a large walk-in shower. The furnished Marigold model offers an exquisite interior design by Vogue Interiors Sheila Corasaniti, IDS. Stock also offers stunning coach homes in two neighborhoods at the Community of the Year, Lely Resort. Coach home residents have access to the award-winning Players Club & Spa. Lely also includes three championship golf courses. Four Venice residences are available for immediate occupancy with prices starting at just $344,990. The Venice is a ground floor residence with 2,287 square feet under air and 3,004 total square feet, including the attached two-car garage. It is a three-bedroom, three-bath great room style coach home offering an islandstyle kitchen. Stock Custom Homes has completed its furnished Polynesia model on Marco Island. The 3,903-square-foot, two-story Polynesia features an interior by Soco Interiors Daniel Kilgore. The open concept plan includes a great room, dining area, and island kitchen, a study, four bedrooms, four full baths and two half baths, an upstairs loft, a three-car garage, and an outdoor living area with a summer kitchen, fireplace, pool and spa. The spacious great room features four pocketing sliding doors opening to the spectacular pool area and covered lanai beyond. This large lanai runs the entire width of the home and include a complete summer kitchen, perfect for entertaining guests. The outdoor fireplace has a sitting area with a sofa and two club chairs. Upstairs on the loft level, the two guest bedrooms each have their own bath. Both bedrooms have sliding doors opening onto a long covered balcony overlooking the lanai and pool below. The loft is the casual entertainment area of the home with media cabinetry and television. A small desk with a linen chair placed off to the side provides extra workspace for the owner or guests. The Polynesia model is priced at $2.895 million. Within Quail West, Stocks 4,554 square feet Atherton estate also earned a Sand Dollar Award. The residence includes a great room with a fireplace, a wine room, four bedrooms, four full baths and two half baths, a study, formal dining room, a spacious island kitchen, an exercise room, an outdoor living area with a custom pool and spa, fireplace, summer kitchen, and dining and conversation areas. The plan also includes two twocar garages. Priced at $3,236,980 furnished, the Atherton features an interior by Charlotte Horvath at Soco Interiors. Please visit our sales centers. We are confident that Stock has the home of your dreams waiting for you this weekend! For full details of all of Stock Developments offerings and complete list of the Sand Dollar winners, visit the company website at www.stockdevelopment.com. You may email at info@stockdevelopment. com or call (239) 592-7344. Stock Development is on Facebook at www.facebook. com/FLStockDevelopment. Stock Development is headquartered at 2639 Professional Circle, Suite 101 in Naples. Above: The Marigold great room. Left: Lely Players Club & Spa. Below: The Sophia II pool, the Majestic II exterior, the Polynesia exterior. ADVERTORIAL Wit h in Q uai l Wes t, A L S P
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 KaleaBay.com 239-793-0110From US 41 take Wiggins Pass Road and go north on Vanderbilt Drive. (Bridge on Vanderbilt Drive, between 111th Ave. N. and Wiggins Pass Rd. closed)
RoyalShellRealEstate.com | 239. 2 Florida Locations: Bonita Springs/Ester o Naples/Marco Island, O North Carolina Locations: Ca s and Sapphire Vall e 1201 GALLEON DR., NAPLES http://royalshell.me/galleondrive Extraordinary 5 BR, 6 BA Estate, Over 9,700 S.F. $13,975,000 MLS 217020067 Don DeLuca 239.213.9100 OPEN 10/13-15 1:00PM 4:00PM PORT ROYAL 150 13TH AVE. S., NAPLES One Block to Beach & 3rd Street Shopping Timeless Architecture, Wood Flooring $4,600,000 MLS 217053800 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 OPEN 10/15 1:00PM 4:00PM OLDE NAPLES NAPLES Built in 2015 Sprawling Lakefront, Contemporary Home $3,950,000 MLS 217054229 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 QUAIL WEST NAPLES $3,795,000 MLS 217029954 Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 NAPLES $3,395,000 MLS 217046134 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 BONITA $1,950,000 MLS 217058689 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 BONITA The Jewel of the Towers Over 4,000 S.F. 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2 13.9100 | RoyalShellRentals.com o Cape Coral, Captiva Island, Fort Myers, cala and Sanibel Island s hiers/Lake Glenville, Highlands e y/Lake Toxaway 1201 GALLEON DR., NAPLES $13,975,000 MLS 217020067 Don DeLuca 239.213.9100 150 13TH AVE. S., NAPLES $4,600,000 MLS 217053800 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 NAPLES $3,950,000 MLS 217054229 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 NAPLES Tranquility, a Contemporary Zen Design Over 9,000 S.F. Indoor/Outdoor Living Space $3,795,000 MLS 217029954 Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 PARK SHORE NAPLES Mediterranean Transitional Luxury Estate Spectacular, One-of-a-Kind 6+ BR, 7 BA Home $3,395,000 MLS 217046134 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 PINE RIDGE ESTATES BONITA Magnificent Custom Home, Southern Lake Views 4 BR, Den + Bonus Rm. Or 5th BR, 4.5 BA $1,950,000 MLS 217058689 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 NEW LISTING BONITA BAY DEERWOOD BONITA $1,895,000 MLS 216067104 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 4851 BONITA BAY BLVD. #802, BONITA $1,825,000 MLS 216040817 Gary, Jeff & Becky Jaarda 239.273.4596 5718 CLARENDON DR., NAPLES $1,499,000 MLS 217031403 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 ESTERO 4 BR + Den, 5 BA, Lake View in Sweet Bay Unique, Meticulously Maintained, Natural Gas $1,349,000 MLS 217050557 Greg Lewis, The Lewis Team 239.287.1158 NEW LISTING SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS NAPLES Pool Home w/Two Master Suites Quiet Street, Close to the Beach $1,250,000 MLS 217043451 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 PARK SHORE BONITA 1,203 S.F. Penthouse 2,382 S.F. Under Air $1,100,000 MLS 217041042 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 BONITA BAY BAYVIEW ESTERO $745,000 MLS 217039527 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 23080 SANABRIA LP., BONITA $699,900 MLS 217013173 Joy Gugliuzza, Team LaVita 239.600.0900 BONITA $689,000 MLS 217031381 Darlene Rice 239.325.3537 NAPLES $678,800 MLS 217048652 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 NAPLES Pool, Spa & Beautiful Golf Course Views "A" Rated School District, Ideal Location $639,000 MLS 217033999 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 SATURNIA LAKES NAPLES 3 BR + Den, 2 BA, Pool, Southern Exposure Many Modern Upgrades, Lake & Preserve Views $635,000 MLS 217033522 John Aycock 239.777.9898 MILL RUN AT CROSSINGS 7461 LANTANA CIR., NAPLES Entertainer's Paradise, Open Floor Plan Upgrades, Indoor/Outdoor Surround Sound $599,000 MLS 217046089 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 NEW PRICE OPEN 10/15 1:00PM 4:00PM OLDE CYPRESS LANTANA NAPLES Only 1.5 Acre Estate Available in Quail West SW View of Natures Preserve $599,000 MLS 217044951 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 QUAIL WEST BONITA $579,000 MLS 217054252 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 NAPLES $547,000 MLS 217045269 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 25961 NESTING CT. #101, BONITA $539,000 MLS 217027383 Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.777.2441 BONITA $509,000 MLS 217041496 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 BONITA Lovely 3 BR, 2 BA + Den, Pool Home Located in Quiet, Peaceful Setting $495,000 MLS 217036495 Jim Griffith, The Boeglin Team 239.322.2409 SPANISH WELLS 4425 DOVER CT. #6-603, NAPLES Sunsets & Stunning Lake Views 3 BR, 3 BA + Den Coach Home $475,000 MLS 217048840 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 OPEN 10/15 1:00PM 4:00PM KENSINGTON NAPLES Lush Tropical Oasis Small Gated Enclave of Caldecott $468,600 MLS 217051894 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 NEW PRICE LELY RESORT NAPLES Yacht Harbor Manor Gem Beach Access Across the Street $448,000 MLS 217030991 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 NEW PRICE YACHT HARBOR MANOR NAPLES $419,500 MLS 217027244 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 24760 LAKEMONT COVE LN. #201, BONITA $405,000 MLS 217043876 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 NAPLES $399,900 MLS 217024424 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 BONITA $398,000 MLS 217027263 Larry Bell 239.919.4404 NAPLES 1-Story Home w/2-Car Garage Wood Floors, Cherry Kitchen $389,900 MLS 217052021 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 GLEN EAGLE GOLF & CC 23151 MARSH LANDING BLVD., ESTERO Extraordinary Lake View from Lanai w/Pool 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms + Bonus Room $369,000 MLS 217035520 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 OPEN 10/15 1:00PM 4:00PM MARSH LANDING BONITA 2 BR, 2 BA + Den, Over 1,900 S.F. Panoramic Water & Golf Course Views $365,000 MLS 217030031 Sandy Kass, The Fagan Team 239.292.4044 BONITA BAY WEDGEWOOD 20280 BURNSIDE PL. #1204, ESTERO 3 BR, 2.5 BA, Spacious Floor Plan Golf Course & Waterfront Views, Large Lanai $359,900 MLS 217049513 Bradford Bateman 239.273.8842 OPEN 10/15 1:00PM 3:00PM GRANDEZZA NAPLES $359,000 MLS 217059223 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 NAPLES $279,000 MLS 217046553 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 NAPLES $259,000 MLS 217034005 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 ESTERO $209,000 MLS 217038076 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 9855 Costa Mesa Ln. #404, NAPLES Turnkey 2 BR, 2 BA, 1st Floor Condo Beautiful Lake & Golf Course Views $189,000 MLS 217031465 Jim Griffith, The Boeglin Team 239.322.2409 OPEN 10/15 1:00PM 3:00PM SPANISH WELLS NAPLES Tropical Oasis, Expansive Lake Views Turnkey w/Quality Furnishings $179,000 MLS 217021080 Liz Biswurm 239.370.0312 DEAUVILLE LAKE CLUB NAPLES 2nd Floor, 2 BR, 2 BA Turnkey w/Elevator Access Lush Views of Greens & Large Lake $175,900 MLS 217049974 Patti Fortune 239.272.8494 TERRACE V AT CEDAR HAMMOCK 5737 WHITAKER RD. #C103, NAPLES Beautifully Renovated Pristine Private Community $169,900 MLS 217054107 Liz Biswurm 239.370.0312 OPEN 10/15 1:00PM 3:00PM EDGEWOOD
AnitaRealtor.com 2014 Realtor of the YearAnita Colletti, PAABR, CDPE, CIPS, CNE, CRS, GRI, LTG, PMN, RSPS, SFR 239-250-0700 Bring Your Highest Expectations AnitaCollettiREALTOR ANDALUCIA Single Family Home1543 Serrano Circle 3+den/2.5 | $490,000 Heated Pool HomeHERITAGE BAY Coach Home10634 Smokehouse Bay Drive #202 3/2 | $369,900 Stunning Lake Views/Bundled GolfHUNTINGTON LAKES Condo6320 Huntington Lakes Circle #102 2/2 | $190,000 Turnkey Lakefront Condo B14 WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY | | | 239.572.5117239.370.1222 $485,000 $219,000 $798,000 $174,900 the Collier County community through advocacy, education, networking and philanthropy on behalf of the construction industry. CBIA is one of 800 state and local associations and operates under the auspices of the Florida Home Builders Association and the National Association of Home Builders. The LBIA represents Lee, Hendry and Glades counties and is comprised of approximately 350 companies involved in every aspect of building and creating a thriving community for a growing Southwest Florida. Its mission is to promote, protect and preserve homeownership, private property rights and affordable housing by advocating for balanced laws, regulation and fees through member education and outreach. MARKET TRENDSFrom page 1
B16 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYKalea Bays community amenities popular with buyersTower 2 contracts remain strong If the clubhouse is the social and recreational centerpiece of a community then Kalea Bays will surely be one of the busiest places in the gated, luxury residential high-rise community located on Vanderbilt Drive in North Naples. There are several reasons buyers have decided to purchase at Kalea Bay, said Inga Lodge, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Kalea Bay. The first is the beautifully designed three-bedroom plus den/three-and-ahalf-bath and four-bedroom/four-bath tower residences with Gulf views. The other is our spectacular community clubhouse. Not only will it be a dramatic sight as residents and visitors drive into the community, but it will also be the envy of every community in the Naples area. Kalea Bays 88,000-square-foot clubhouse is located on the north side of the large lake at the communitys entrance. The clubhouse, which is currently under construction, will feature three individual pools, including a resort pool, an adults-only pool and a childrens pool, plus an expansive pool deck, an open-air bar, an indoor/outdoor restaurant, a snack bar, an Internet caf, a gifts and sundries shop, and a state-of-the-art fitness center. All three pools will overlook the lake and provide a multitude of recreational options for everyone who lives and visits here, said Lodge. Expansive sun decks with lounge chairs and native, tropical plants separate each of the three pools for the ultimate in privacy. If basking in the sun or taking a refreshing dip in the pool isnt on a residents schedule, perhaps meeting friends for lunch, dinner or drinks is. What better way to celebrate the good life in Florida than meeting family and friends for drinks while watching the sun set over the Gulf of Mexico, stated Lodge. This is what living in Florida is supposed to be. Just a short walk from the clubhouse will be the tennis pavilion with six lighted Har-Tru tennis courts. Nearby are 24 guest suites to accommodate overnight guests and family members. Having that number of guest suites is unusual for a luxury high-rise community, but its an amenity many of our residents are excited about especially when they have extended family visiting, said Lodge. Rather than putting their guests up in hotels throughout the Naples and Bonita Springs area, they can vacation within the community. Its a real convenience. There will also be a shuttle service, originating from the clubhouse, to the beach. Construction on the clubhouse is slated for completion in the fall and will coincide with the anticipated completion of the first residential tower, which is 90 percent sold. The approaching sellout of Tower 1 and the overwhelming response from our buyers prompted us to recently release Tower 2 earlier this year, said Lodge. Currently, the number of contracted residences in our second tower exceeds the $60 million mark. The new 22-story tower, with 120 residences, will have 20 floors of residences over two floors of parking. The incredibly designed residences offer views of the Gulf of Mexico and pristine nature preserve. Residences 1 and 6 are 3-bedroom plus den/3.5 bath plans with 3,704 total square feet. Residences 2 and 5, with 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, have 3,791 total square feet. Residences 3 and 4 are 4-bedroom/4.5-bath plans also with 3,791 total square feet. Residents will revel in Gulf views, open floor plans, a private elevator leading directly into their residence and wood floors throughout, said Lodge. The custom kitchens have Wolf and SubZero appliances, a natural gas range, luxury cabinetry, quartz countertops, a Butlers pantry and oversized island, all of which are standard features. Our floor plans have an open design we call lifestyle designs that blends the kitchen seamlessly into the living and dining rooms, perfect for the way people live today, said Lodge. The master bedroom includes an oversized walk-in closet while the master bath has his and hers vanities, quartz countertops, luxury cabinetry, a soaking tub and separate glass-enclosed shower. All master suites, kitchens and main living areas have direct views to the water and preserve. They are perfect vantage points to watch our spectacular sunsets, Lodge said. Additional residential features include floor-to-ceiling windows and doors that open to large lanais with transparent glass rails. We take our outdoor living as seriously as our indoor living with oversized lanais on every residence, said Lodge. High-tech wiring and fully equipped laundry rooms round out the list of features, she noted. Dramatic Gulf views are available to every homeowner, no matter which floor they live on as the towers amenities are located on the rooftop including the sky lounge, a dramatic pool and the open-air fitness center. Prices at Kalea Bay begin at $1.3 million in Tower 1 and $1.4 million in Tower 2. For more information regarding Kalea Bay visit the on-site sales center. Due to bridge closings in the North Naples area, take US 41 to Wiggins Pass Road, then right on Vanderbilt Drive, twotenths of a mile. Additional information is available by calling (239) 793-0110 or online at KaleaBay.com. Above: Kalea Bays clubhouse has a lounge that opens out to the adults-only pool. Left: The Bistro is the ideal place for Kalea Bay residents to enjoy a snack. Below: Kalea Bays second tower is 22 stories and features 120 luxury residences. The fitness center features state-of-the-art equipment. Kalea Bays 88,000-square-foot clubhouse features three pools, all overlooking a lake.ADVERTORIAL A a re 2 fe c
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 REAL ESTATE B17 Enjoy the Views. Inside and Out at AQUA at Pelican IsleOnly 6 residences remain in boutique marina front high-rise towerResidences at AQUA at Pelican Isle are inspiring, whether youre looking over the Gulf of Mexico through expansive glass patio doors and windows or taking in the vibrant Wiggins Bay Estuary vistas from above. The boutique marina front high-rise residential community offers panoramic views inside-andout from its two towers in Naples newest waterfront community. And with planked oak wood or marble floors beneath your feet and custom crafted kitchens, theres plenty to gaze at on the inside too. AQUAs unique and thoughtful design details are rare among Naples tower residences for sale today, living more like single family homes, ensuring its each residence a canvas for a creative life well lived, says Darline Hillard, Director of Sales at AQUAs new Tower II. Sales at have reached 80 percent with only six luxury residences, including a palatial penthouse, available for sale, she adds. AQUA Tower II features three levels of exciting penthouses sited adjacent to the Pelican Isle Yacht Club at Wiggins Pass in North Naples. One outstanding penthouse suite is available, offering more than 6,500 square feet of living area and value priced at $4.85 million. The penthouse features four bedrooms and four and one-half baths, grand salon, family room (or den or fifth bedroom), dining room, master suite with study with wet bar and more than 3,100 square feet outdoor living area thanks to a grand sunset terrace with sundeck, wet bar and gas grill spanning across the entire west side of the residence overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and mangrove lined estuaries of Wiggins Bay and AQUAs 29-slip marina plus an expansive private sunrise balcony adjacent to the family room and three guest suites. The remaining unfurnished AQUA custom Estate Residences and three designer furnished models, are priced to start at $1.995 million to over $2.545 million. These floor plans range between 3,900 to just under 4,200 square feet with three or four bedrooms, three and a half baths and either a living/family room or living/family room plus den. Major design features include high ceilings, gourmet kitchens with Wolf gas cooktops, Subzero refrigeration and wine coolers, Miehle dishwashers, sunlit back-to-front living areas, spacious master bedroom suites, lavish master bathrooms with generous closet space, sunrise and sunset terraces, and more. Enhancing the AQUA experience are exceptional conveniences including 24-hour security, a state-of-the-art movie theater, a private library, resortstyle pool and spas, fitness center with his and her glass block steam rooms and cedar lined dry sauna facilities, sky lounge with rooftop terrace and much more. Additionally,all AQUA residences enjoy amenities that include an outdoor putting green, outdoor dog run, fire pit, a game room with billiards, bar, TV, fireplace and high definition interactive virtual golf simulator, three spacious guest suites, plus the Club AQUA social room with large curved screened TV and entertainment area with wet bar, fireplace, coffee bar and catering kitchen overlooking the waterfront and marina, plus a new outdoor waterfront pavilion with fireplace, TV and wet bar. Contracts for AQUA Tower II are ongoing, with Naples-based PACT Realty serving as the exclusive listing agent. Three furnished models by awardwinning interior designers Antonacci Design, Renee Gaddis Interior Design and Beasley & Henley Interior Design, are available for purchase and open daily for viewing. Each model reflects the modern architectural style of the high-rise and showcases several features of AQUAs sophisticated and refined design, while offering distinctly different floor plans and finishes. For further information about the select opportunities at AQUA or to schedule a tour of the decorated models, please call 239-591-2727, visit online atwww.aqua-naples.com or stop by the information center located at Wiggins Pass Road, 13675 Vanderbilt Drive, Naples, Florida 34110. Buyers at AQUA, the new, luxury tower community offers residents desireable waterfront living and sunset views of Gulf of Me xico, thanks to its prime location adjacent to the Wiggins Pass Estuary in North Naples. Bu ye rs a t AQUAth e ne w l ux ur y to we r co mm un it y offe rs r es id en ts d es ir ea bl e wa te rf ro nt ADVERTORIAL BROKER PARTICIPATION WELCOMED. PRICES, PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. ORAL REPRESENTATION CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS REFERENCE SHOULD BE MADE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. NOT AN OFFERING WHERE PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW. PHOTOGRAPHY IN THIS AD MAY BE STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY USED TO DEPICT THE LIFESTYLE TO BE ACHIEVED RATHER ANY THAT MAY EXIST. om OPEN HOUSEMODELS OPEN DAILY 239.449.5900 TalisPark.comA KITSON & PARTNERS COMMUNITYMODELS OPEN SEVEN DAYS A WEEKLuxury Estate, Single-Family, Coach Home, Condominium, and Terrace Home Residences from the $600s into the Millions.COMPLETED RESIDENCES AVAILABLE N HOUSE CONTEMPORARY LUXURY LIVING
B18 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYAve Maria named Community of the Year Ave Maria has been awarded Community of the Year in Collier County for its third consecutive year. Ave Maria offers more than 40 floor plans ranging from 2 to 6-bedroom homes including the latest trends such as outdoor kitchens, casitas, upstairs bonus rooms, planning centers, and hidden pantries. Enjoy having it all outdoor recreation, town center shopping and dining, water park, A-rated education, and friendly neighborhood designs all in one location. Amenities for an Active LifestyleRecreation and relaxation are everywhere in Ave Maria. Play a golf round at Panther Run Golf Club at Del Webb and splash in the private water park with waterslides, interactive water playground, resort and lap pools, spa, and beach volleyball. Get a game of baseball, basketball, or soccer in North Park and play fetch with your dog in South Park. 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 or on-site private schools. The preferred method of transportation in town? A golf cart! Nothing beats zipping to Publix or to the pub on your golf cart. 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 low $200s. Homes are offered in three neighborhoods: Maple Ridge, Maple Ridge Reserve, and Coquina at Maple Ridge. 14 model homes open daily. Ask about several move-in ready homes. Del Webb Naples Del Webb Naples offers 14 floor plans from 1,133 to over 2,500 square feet, with 2-5 bedrooms and prices from the high $100s including 4 new condominiums. Choose from golf course, lake or preserve view. Oasis Club at Del Webb Naples features over 12,000 sf of resort and lap pools, tennis courts, bocce and pickleball, fitness center, caf, fire pit, and craft studio. 5 model homes open daily.Pulte Homes With 20 popular single-family home designs priced from the low $200s, Pulte Homes offers quality construction home buyers can trust. 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 Us22 Models open daily. Take Immokalee Road east to Oil Well Road. Call 239-352-3903. ADVERTORIAL Over 40 floor plans from top builders including move-in ready homes. Active lifestyle amenities with golf, tennis and bocce, water park, sports fields, outdoor trails and town center.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 REAL ESTATE B19 Collection of luxurious single-family homes, acre+ home sites available at Talis ParkThe award-winning Talis Park community, developed by Kitson & Partners in North Naples, features a diverse collection of custom single-family residences and home sites. Priced from $1.385 million, homes are designed and built by a renowned team of homebuilders including Distinctive Communities, Frizone, Gulfshore Homes, Harbourside Custom Homes, Ironstar Luxury Homes, M Development, McGarvey Custom Homes, and Sunwest Homes. Only five developer-owned home sites and two builder-owned home sites from $1.695 million are available in the gated, park-like Firenze, a custom estate enclave with only 13 sites. The Prato neighborhood, limited to 24 custom estates, offers a captivating ambiance with open golf course, lake and orchard views. Gulfshore Homes Dorado model has 8,862 total square feet in an open floor plan with study, four bedrooms, and four-car garage, offered at $4.849 million furnished. Sunwest Homes Grand Santa Barbara model, priced at $4.495 million, has 9,200 square feet with a great room, island kitchen, summer kitchen, pool bath, and custom pool and spa. The master suite and two guest suites are on the first floor, while the second floor offers a master suite with covered terrace and sun deck. M Developments two-story, 6,272square-foot under air Villa Cipriani model is priced at $4.7 million furnished. Slated for completion in December, the model features a color palette of blues, gray, taupe and white, with wood and tile accents throughout. The exterior is white with dark shutters and dark tile roof, with a circular drive highlighted by a fountain. In the Fairgrove neighborhood, two available residences offer golf course, lake and preserve views. Frizones 5,847-squarefoot Villa Ferrari, priced at $3.99 million, is a four-bedroom, five-and-a-half bath great room plan with double-island kitchen, formal dining room, second-floor game room, and covered terrace. Iron Star Luxury Homes 3,983-squarefoot Villa Lago is priced at $3.29 million with completion expected in December. Eight builder-owned home sites are available in the Corsica neighborhood. Harbourside Custom Homes furnished Villa Adriana II model is priced at $2.45 million. An unfurnished, 3,016-square-foot Villa Adriana II is scheduled for completion this month, priced at $1.75 million. Also under construction is its unfurnished Villa Roma, priced at $1.75 million. The 3,016-square-foot floor plan has four bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, study, and three-car garage. The great room and dining area open to a screened outdoor living area with fireplace, summer kitchen, pool, spa, and colonnade. Distinctive Communities Berolina detached single-family villa is available in the Watercourse neighborhood. Priced at $1.385 million, the 2,979-square-foot three-bedroom, three-and-a-half bath villa includes more than $100,000 in upgrades. Visit Talis Parks Garden House information and sales center,16980 Livingston Rd., or online at talispark.com. Top Left: Gulfshore Homes furnished Dorado estate model in Prato offers a total of 8,862 square feet in a 6,336 square-feet-under -air open concept floor plan with a study, four bedrooms, and four-car garage. Above: Harbourside Custom Homes completed two-story 3,672-square-foot four-bedroom plus study Villa Adriana II model, priced at $2.45 million furnished, includes an upstairs bonus room. Left: Frizones 5,847 square feet, two-story Villa Ferrari residence in Talis Parks Fairgrove neighborhood is a four-bedroom, five-and-a-half bath great room plan with second-floor game room and spacious outdoor living area.ADVERTORIAL o p Le ft : Gu lf sh or e Ho me s f ur ni sh ed D or ad o es ta te m od el i n Pr at o of fe rs a t ot al dat ro o Sta To of a c o II L e F a w To DONT MISS THIS GULF VIEW PRICING, COMMUNITY FEATURES AND AMENITIES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. 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 SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSES. OFFERED AT $4,850,000 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Bathrooms Grand Terrace with Gulf Views Enclosed Area: 6,599 Sq. Ft. Outdoor Living Area: 3,146 Sq. Ft. Total Residence: 9,745 Sq. Ft. views, this residence is the height of luxury. Tower II also gives you a suite of maintenance-free, resortstyle amenities, including door-to-dock marina access. To experience AQUA, you must act soon, only a few opportunities remain.The Only Remaining PenthouseSCHEDULE YOUR PRIVATE SHOWING TODAY 239.591.2727 80% sold out! TOWER II IS OVER TOUR NEW MODELS TODAY 13675 Vanderbilt Drive Naples Mon.Sat. 10:00am5:00pm, Sun. Noon5:00pm AQUA-naples.com MOVE IN NOW I Offered exclusively by PACT Realty.2
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 REAL ESTATE B23 Robyn Pfister Griffin 239.404.8222 Robert A. Forbis 239.682.3700ROBYN PFISTER GRIFFIN TEAMPORT ROYAL www.RobynPGriffin.com 777 KINGS TOWN DRIVE BREATHTAKING VIEWS OF TREASURE COVE! Call today for a private showing! OPEN SUNDAY 1-4 PMPulte Homes has purchased 71 home sites in the village of Amaranda in Fiddlers Creek, the master planned community off of Collier Boulevard, three miles south of U.S. 41 in Naples. Construction on a new model will start in this month and sales are expected to begin in January 2018, according to Rich McCormick, president of PulteGroups Southwest Florida Division. He added the company plans to build designs from its Classic Series of onestory, single-family homes ranging in size from 1,671 to 3,077 square feet with two to five bedrooms and open, flexible living spaces. For more information about Pulte Homes at Fiddlers Creek, call 877-2153147 or visit www.pulte.com/fiddlerscreek. Preliminary sales are underway for Richmond Park, the newest Naples community by Neal Communities. The VIP list already has more than 340 people signed up to receive exclusive updates at www.richmondparknaples. com. VIPs enjoy early access to floor plans, home sites, model home openings, invitations to special events and more. A grand opening event to unveil the models is slated for January 2018.The 15-acre neighborhood will have 104 carriage homes in four floor plans ranging from 1,355 to 1,725 square feet of living space. Richmond Park has lakes and amenities including a clubhouse with pool/spa and a sundeck for lounging.Michael Greenberg, Southwest Florida regional president for Neal Communities, says residences will be available to close this year. Until the Richmond Park models open, interested buyers can browse the builders furnished models at its Avalon community in Naples. For more information, visit the website or call 844-859-2226. Lane Boy has joined Cushman & Wakefield Commercial Property Southwest Florida, LLC, as director of real estate. Mr. Boy recently returned to Southwest Florida after several decades in Australia, where he was the CEO of two real estate-related businesses for 20 years, a direct investor in Southwest Florida real estate and the founder of a company that published one of Australias highest selling real estate magazines. He is a graduate of University of Queensland in Australia and Duke University. Jamie Bresnahan has been named community sales associate for the Ashton Woods community of Marsh Cove in Fiddlers Creek. Ms. Bresnahan brings nearly a decade of professional sales and marketing experience representing a wide range of products throughout the southeastern United States, Florida and the Caribbean to her new position. She most recently was an area sales manager for Q Drinks, directing all sales and marketing activity for Florida and working directly with the distributors management team. She also developed sales incentive programs for wholesalers and forecasted projected sales based on current trends, regional and chain buying groups. She earned a bachelors degree in advertising from the University of Florida and obtained her Florida real estate license in February 2015. Kim Feltis has joined Miromar Development Corp. as sales associate for Miromar Realty at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club. A licensed Florida real estate agent and mortgage broker, Mr. Feltis brings nearly 20 years of experience in the real estate, mortgage and banking business to his new position. He earned a bachelors degree in business administration from Ball State University. Adam Palmer of LandQwest Commercial has been named 2018 president of the Florida CCIM Chapter of the CCIM Institute. Mr. Palmer is a principal and a managing director with LandQwests Southwest Florida team. He has previously served as president of the Southwest Florida CCIM District and as president of the Commercial Investment Professionals. Bruce Stephan has joined Maxwell, Hendry & Simmons, LLC as a senior appraiser, specializing in commercial real estate valuation. Mr. Stephan has worked in the real estate appraisal field since 1975 and has founded three successful appraisal firms in Southwest Florida. A graduate of Florida State University, he holds dual MAI and SRA designations from the Appraisal Institute, an international association of professional real estate appraisers. John R. Wood Properties welcomes the following new agents to its team: Old Naples office Beth McNichols and Joe McNichols. Central office Cheryl Allen and Christy Starks. North Naples office Chloe Bowman and Brady Pacific. Royal Shell Real Estate announces the following top performers for August: Naples Parkshore office Top listings producers team, The Roboci Team; top listings producer individual, Liz Biswurm; top sales producers team, The Fortune/Goff Team; and top sales producers individual, Michael May. Naples Fifth Avenue office Top listings producers team and top sales producers team, The Taranto Team; top listings producer individual, Roger Stening; top sales producer individual, Vito Bauer. Bonita office Top listings producers team, The Lummis Team; top listings producer and top sales producer individual, Sue Ellen Mathers; top sales producers team, The Bordner Team. Sanibel-Captiva office Top listings and sales producers team, The McMurray & Nette Team; top listing producer individual, Brian Murty. Fort Myers office Top listings and sales producers team, Yergens, Miller & Welsh Team; top listings producer individual, Ed Biddison; top sales producers individual, Roger Vaught. Cape Coral office Top listings producers team, is Koffman & Associates; top listings and sales producer individual, Marc Wozny; top sales producers team, The Maatsch Team. REAL ESTATE NEWSMAKERSFrontDoor Communities has selected Clive Daniel Home to design total interiors for its Messina coach home in the Corsica community of Talis Park. Allied ASID interior designers Jean Losier and Christina Rosolia will oversee the project. Corsica is an enclave of 64 residences in 16 south-facing two-story buildings. Priced at $895,000, the 2,532-squarefoot Messina has three bedrooms and 3 baths. There is a private courtyard entry and a spacious gathering room for entertaining. The lanai expands from the main living area to the private owners suite. Canopy, a new community off Tree Farm Road Extension east of Collier Boulevard, is nearly complete and only two homes remain available. The 54-acre development by Neal Communities consists of 108 French Colonial and Mediterranean style single-family homes situated around a 7-acre lake. There are also two smaller lakes, 18 acres of wetland preserve area and a serenity park. Home prices in Canopy start in the upper $400,000s. Lawn maintenance is included, and there are no Community Development District fees. For more information, visit the sales center at 3783 Canopy Circle or call 209-6115. The national building contractor Suffolk recently topped off Miromar Developments University Village, a mixed-use development adjacent to Florida Gulf Coast University. More than 375 trade partners attended the event with 20 different trade companies represented. Encompassing 100 acres, University Village will provide off-campus student residences, retail and convenience shops and restaurants. The property connects to the southern side of FGCU via South Village Boulevard and will create an environment where students, staff, faculty and community members can meet, shop and eat. The first phase of University Village will be comprised of The Residences at University Village and the University Village Shops. BRESNAHAN P ALMER STEPHAN Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.com www.facebook.com/NaplesWeeklyNewspaperTHERES A LOT TO LIKE
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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENTNAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY | SECTION CWWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM An endearing pairThe unlikely bond between a queen and her servant makes for a heartwarming film. C17 INSIDEWEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017Wheres the beef?Restaurant critic Karen Feldman finds delicious satisfaction at the new Vegan Kitchen. C27 Go, Spartans!Cheering on Michigan State, and more fun around town. C22-23 ETC ... season opener tackles a tough topic SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYThe Naples Players ETC Readers Theatre presents its first full-length reading of the season, Johnna Adams elegant and chilling Gidions Knot, at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, in the Tobye Studio at the Sugden Community Theatre. Over the course of a 90-minute parent/ teacher conference, a distraught mother and an emotionally overwhelmed primary school teacher have a fraught conversation about the mothers son/teachers student, Gidion. As his story is revealed, the women try to reconstruct a satisfying explanation and come to terms with the excruciating reality that their worst nightmare has come true. Corryn (Lori Grandon) is an intelligent single mother whose son wrote a shocking school paper that depicted his peers and teachers performing disturbing acts of violence. Gidions school chose to suspend him, and a meeting is called between Corryn and the boys teacher, Heather (Dede Browlee), for the purpose of discussing the uncomfortable and inappropriate subject matter of the paper and whether it should be accepted as the creative exploration of an adolescent who lives in a world filled with hyperLori Grandon, left, is the mother and Dede Tucker Brownlee is the teacher in the staged reading of Gidions Knot that opens the new season for ETC Readers Theatre.SEE ETC, C21 ExploretheunexpectedRingling International Arts Festival celebrates its ninth year with cutting-edge showsBY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ oridaweekly.com Imagine youre an actor. You study your script. You memorize it. You do research. You rehearse over and over again.INSIDE :Complete event schedule to the Ri ngling International Arts Festival. C4 The virtuosi of ensemblenewSRQ presents a provocative encounter with new music. SEE UNEXPECTED, C4 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
C2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WelcomeGeorge Anderson, MPAS, PA-CCertied Physician Assistant Now accepting new patients atNAPLES HEALTH PARK LOCATION 11181 Health Park Blvd., Suite 2280 Naples, FL 34110 1-800-591-DERM | RiverchaseDermatology.com NAPLES HEALTH PARK philJASONphiljreviews@gmail.com FLORIDA WRITERSTerror thriller balances momentum, restraint Assassins Code by Ward Larsen. Forge Books. 368 pages. Hardcover $25.99. The fourth David Slaton novel keeps Ward Larsen on top of the spy thriller mountain. While it works well as a stand-alone novel, readers who know the series will gain even more from their longer exposure to Slaytons character, skills and past. As ever, the precision with which the author details Slatons planning and execution of his assignment is totally engaging. However, the handling of brilliant tradecraft is only part of the books appeal. Mr. Larsens plot develops from a powerful premise that echoes presentday realities and perhaps anticipates the future. Europe, and particularly France, is fighting what seems to be an end-of-days war against ISIS. Retired (except when on call to top level Mossad missions) operative and assassin David Slaton discovers a strange message that that seems to have been left for him alone. A computer memory stick holds a photo of a man named Zavier Baland, the fast-rising Frenchman slated to take over DGSI, his nations premier counterterrorist agency. The photo shocks Slayton, who recognizes the person as Ali Samir, an Islamic terrorist who Slayton murdered 15 years back. Or did he? Who is responsible for leaving this clue for Slayton? What should he do about it? If Samir survived to reinvent himself as Baland, is France about to install an ISIS secret agent as its bulwark against terrorism? Could anything be more dangerous for the French Republic? Can Baland be exposed and/or stopped? The plot is revealed through the alternating perspectives of several key players. Principal among these is Slayton, whose domestic life is portrayed as the antithesis of his murderous, if patriotic, occupation. His concern for his wife and child are consistently at war with his concern for Israel, Israels allies and humanistic values. Mr. Larsen enters Balands mind and probes deeper and deeper into Balands sense of self: his core identity and values. Like Slayton, he is a compromised family man. Readers are privy to the decisions Baland is formulating as the time of great crisis for France and for the West approach. The increasing frequency and violence of terrorist acts may or may not be his agenda. Mr. Larsen provides facts and perspectives through the presentation of two additional characters. One is a rather mysterious young woman, Malika, a terrorist operative of great skill and determination. She is a master of disguises and subterfuge. She is an expert marksman. Like Slaton, she is totally professional in choosing the best vantage points from which to gather information while keeping hidden, the best vantage points for firing her weapons. She is great at mind games. For instance, In the aftermath of an attack seemingly meant to assassinate him, Slaton discovers a flash drive with a plastic case on which his name appears. He is not an anonymous stone mason any longer. This is the flash drive with the photo of Baland. If it is Baland. The fourth key character is Aziz Uday. Still a young man, Uday has become the would-be caliphates information technology mastermind. However, he has become somewhat disillusioned with the excesses of ISIS. He and other ISIS operatives are run by Malika. Uday is commanded to finish work on an extensive database that will enable an enormous, last-ditch effort against France aimed at restoring ISISs credibility as its resources crumble. Moving in and out of the minds of this quartet, as well as the thoughts of several other characters, Ward Larsen slowly and deliberately reveals the information and the speculations that allow readers to tentatively piece together the shadowy puzzle of identities and motives coming into focus. Assassins Code is a dazzling exercise in balancing momentum and restraint, passion and cool-headedness, revelation and reticence. Its settings are marvelously drawn, and its mainspring is wound up tight.About the authorWard Larsen is a USA Today bestselling author, and four-time winner of the Florida Book Award. His first thriller, The Perfect Assassin, is currently being adapted into a major motion picture by Amber Entertainment and SND/ M6 Films. He has also been nominated for the Macavity Award. A former U.S. Air Force fighter pilot, Mr. Larsen flew 22 missions in Operation Desert Storm. He has served as a federal law enforcement officer, airline captain and is a trained aircraft accident investigator. He lives in Sarasota. LARSEN yr s o vo o P ri nc ip al sp p a O te M op a n S h gu S h ma to t ch o ta g t o wh i t h e f or She g a m Fo
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C4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYWhen you step in front of an audience, you have weeks or maybe even a couple months of rehearsals under your belt. Now imagine youre an actor stepping on a stage in front of an audience without any idea whats going to happen next. Once youre standing in the lights, youre handed a script in an envelope one youve never seen or performed before. And then you begin, not knowing whats coming next, what will be demanded of you in the next line, the next page. Thats the basis of White Rabbit Red Rabbit by Iranian playwright Nissim Soleimanpour. The playwright specifically requests that the actor performing the piece have no prior knowledge of it. He or she sees it for the first time when standing in front of an audience, mere seconds from performing it. Talk about performing without a net. This one-person play is just one of seven offerings at this years Ringling International Arts Festival, Oct. 18-21, whose tagline is: Expect the unexplored, explore the unexpected. Dwight Currie, curator of performance at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, describes the festival, now in its ninth year, as a four-day, concentrated engagement with new ideas and new forms and new expressions in contemporary performance. The shows, offered multiple times over the course of the festival, include singing, music, theater, dance and multimedia performances. Each show runs approximately one hour; attendees can see three in one day. Its a rare opportunity for Southwest Floridians to experience avant-garde, innovative performances from around the world. The Ringlings promotional material describes White Rabbit Red Rabbit as a drama realized in real time by actor and audience together. Its conceit is that no one, including the actor, knows whats going to happen next, and they take the dramatic journey together. Its indicative of the kind of edgy, experimental shows RIAF presents. The playwrights stipulation, says Mr. Currie, is that this story should come out of the envelope with that immediacy. No rehearsal, no pre-reading, no set, no direction, no production. Just take it out of the envelope and read it to the audience and enact it. To do that, you have to have actors who are willing to take that chance. The actors performing in RIAFs White Rabbit Red Rabbit are from Sarasotas Urbanite Theatre, which Mr. Currie calls a very adventurous and risk-taking brave group. The one-person play will also be shown at the Urbanite Theatre from Oct. 25-Nov. 5. As a curator of the festival, the play is also a risk for Mr. Currie, because even he doesnt know whats going to happen. I have never read the script; I have no idea what its about, he admits. This totally, on everybodys part, needs to be taken on faith, that theres a playwright in Iran with a story to tell, and this is how hes chosen for this story to be told. Its very conventional in some ways: its an actor with a script with an audience. Its very unconventional in other ways: that everybody in that room is experiencing it for the first time. That opens it to misreadings, words you cant pronounce, sentences you dont understand, surprises in the script that call for the actor to act in a way theyre not prepared to do or (couldnt have) anticipated. It calls on the actor to employ whatever is at hand in the telling of the story; some have called upon audience members, if they want. Audiences have to be adventurous and willing to step out in faith in attending this play. Theres no way we can explain to anybody what theyre going to see, because no one has seen what theyre going to see, and no one else will ever see it again, Mr. Currie says. My advice to our box office is: If people need to know exactly what theyre going to see, if you need that absolute affirmation of content, this isnt for you. If on the other hand, you want to be surprised Thumb cinemaAnother highly anticipated show at this years RIAF is Volker Gerlings Portraits in Motion. Over 14 years, this German artist walked around his country, camping on the land and taking consecutive blackand-white photographs of people he met. He turned them into flipbooks. In Portraits in Motion, he shows these flipbooks, projected onto a big screen, while telling stories about the people. He calls them flipbook movies or thumb cinema. Portraits in Motion won the Total Theatre Award for Innovation at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Volker Gerling will take 36 or more consecutive pictures of a person, a group of people, or a place, says Mr. Currie. He flips through them (for us.) Doing that, he can control how long, or how fast those images come and go. Hes interested in the stories behind those images. Mr. Gerlings portraits are moving, thoughtful, lyrical, humorous. A woman laughs. A teenage couple kiss. A woman lights a candle in the darkness, and her face is softly illuminated. I did not want to miss anything along the way, so I chose to go sl owly, on foot, he writes in his artists statement. Onstage, for a brief moment, the people in my flipbooks come to life. They are so real that sometimes you feel you have known the people in them for years. I tell their stories, and tell of my own, big, small, serious, and bizarre encounters. My show is a gentle and thoughtful reflection about the fleeting nature of the moment and what it means when people meet each other. Whats beautiful about it is that its handheld, says Mr. Currie. That flipping through, and holding in his hand, these brief twoor three-second encounters as it all unfolds, its a beautiful expression. If you slow it down, theres more there than you might think. The man moves and engages in the world at a pace that results in deeper understanding and illumination. I just like what he does. He takes the time to see, and he respects what he sees and the people he is seeing Its still images, one at a time. Its just like that Ferris Bueller quote: Life moves pretty fast. If you dont stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it. Thats what Volker Gerling does, he sees the world in these moments, these images. Other showsThe remainder of the shows at this years RIAF includes performances by Nobuntu, an a cappella quintet from Zimbabwe that performs Zimbabwean folksongs, Afro Jazz and gospel. They also perform with traditional instruments (minimal percussion and thumb piano) and dance. Theyre superstars in their own country, says Mr. Currie. Theyre coming to this country for the very first time. In November, theyll be performing at the Lincoln Center in New York City. Nobuntu was nominated for Best Musician of the Year at the Zimbabwe International Womens Awards in 2015. Their name means an African concept of valuing humbleness, l ove, unity and family from a womans perspective. James McGinn, a native of Sarasota now living in Antwerp, Belgium, returns to Florida to present Ing an Die, described as a shape-shifting love story told amidst a pre-apocalyptic landscape. Mr. Currie describes it as a highly conceptual choreographed work, saying, It explores a lot of new work in dance. EnsemblenewSRQ will present two programs. It will perform The Space Around You: Musical Reflections by John Luther Adams in the Turrell Skyspace. James Turrell sculpts natural light with his work in much the same way John Luther Adams sculpts and gives form to environmental sound reflective of bird sound and the sounds of the wind, says Mr. Currie. The ensembles second program, The Magical World of Berios Sequenzas will be performed in the Huntington Gallery. Berios Sequenzas are extraordinary demanding solo works for musicians, says Mr. Currie. I would be surprised if thered be another ensemble touring these works. You have to have artists who are willing to take the risks, and they wanted to do it. eVenti Verticale, an Italian performance group, consists of two brothers, one with a background in circus and the other in theater. Theyve created an extraordinary physical comedic theater on a vertical stage, says Mr. Currie. That stage is a video screen approximately three stories tall. They perform on it by hanging on cables above the audiences head. Its about two guys who, I like to think, are trapped in a cell phone, he says. They deal with vintage video gaming; its live action in the rigors or constraints or liberties of a digitalized world. Its great, big, loud, flashy, colorful, good fun. The dance duo Monica Bill Barnes & Co. present Happy Hour. Their goal, in their own words, is to take dance where it doesnt belong. The conceit of the performance is that the audience is uneasily mingling at an after-hours party. Its not very swanky, Mr. Currie says. The food is a bag of chips or peanuts, you get your soda and bad red wine or bad white wine. Someone might be singing karaoke. Everybodys maybe a wee bit uncomfortable with each other. And then Monica Bill Barnes and her partner Anna Bass show up Just two awkward guys in an awkward situation, and basically dont make it any better. Its comic but also very touching, he says. Her choreographic style is to find the dance and poetry at those times when we are our most awkward. Ballet is elevating, and so beautiful and magnificent and wondrously expressive of what the human form can do. On the other end of the spectrum, were clumsy and stupid and awkward too. This performance is never done the same way twice. The troupe has performed with people as diverse as This American Life host Ira Glass and author/visual artist Maira Kalman. This years line-up requires a sense of adventure. If thats how you like to encounter and engage with art, says Mr. Currie, then this festival is fabulous for you, and worth the trip from anywhere. UNEXPECTEDFrom page 1 Ringling International Arts Festival 2017>> When: Oct. 18-21 >> Where: Campus of The Ringling, 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota >> Cost: tickets for performances are $35 each, $100 for opening night, $45 for closing night >> Information: 941-360-7399 or www. ringling.org Opening night 6:30-10 p.m. Oct. 18 A celebration in the West Courtyard includes an introduction of RIAFs guest artists and a performance by eVenti Verticale of Wanted. Hors doeuvres, complimentary beer, wine and soda. EnsemblenewSRQ Program one: The Space Around You: Musical Re ections in the Turrell Skyspace 5 p.m. Oct. 19, 20 Program Two: The Magical World of Berios Sequenzas in the Huntington Gallery 2 p.m. Oct. 20, 2 and 5 p.m. Oct. 21 eVenti Verticale 8 p.m. Oct. 19, 20 in the West Courtyard Volker Gerling Portraits in Motion 5 p.m. Oct. 19, 2 p.m. Oct. 20 Historic Asolo Theater James McGinn Ing an Die 8 p.m. Oct. 19, 5 p.m. Oct. 20, 21 Historic Asolo Theater Monica Bill Barnes & Co. Happy Hour 5 p.m. Oct. 19, 20, 21, 8 p.m. Oct. 21 Circus Museum Nobuntu 2 p.m. Oct. 19, 21, 8 p.m. Oct. 20 Historic Asolo Theater Nassim Soleimanpour/Urbanite Theatre White Rabbit Red Rabbit 2 p.m. Oct. 19, 20, 21, 8 p.m. Oct. 19 Circus Museum Closing night Ringings Worlds Fair 6:30-10 p.m. Oct. 21 Features music, dancing and entertainment in the Museum of Art courtyard with Worlds Fair pavilions dedicated to the world of arts. COURTESY PHOTOThis years RIAF cutting-edge shows include, clockwise from top left: Happy Hour, Nobuntu, and White Rabbit Red Rabbit.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C5 2-8)Pan Blackened Red Fish, Lime SauceSea Scallops & Filet, Cilantro Garlic OilMiso Salmon, Mango Chili GlazeLinguine with White Clam SauceBayside Lobster Pie, Lobster Cream SaucePan Seared Yellow Tail Snapper, Saffron Citrus ButterPan Blackened Grouper, Saffron ButterCrispy Grouper Sliders, House made Tartar Sauce 239-649-5552 COLLECTORS CORNER A stenciled Bicentennial find that leaves me sitting pretty scott SIMMONS email@example.com We were walking through the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, when we arrived at an exhibition of 18th and 19th century furnishings. My friend Mike paused and gasped, Oh, my gosh, Scott! There are my chairs! There was a set of black lacquer Hitchcock-style chairs, their stenciled designs worn from over a century of use. At first glance, they were identical to the mixed set of stenciled chairs Id found for Mike everywhere from thrift stores to yard sales to antiques shops. But the chairs Id given Mike were very modern in their construction, from the screws used to join the backs to the seats to the nylon glides on the bottoms of the legs to keep the feet from marring the floors. Still, the design was classic. And it was a classic with which I had grown up. If memory serves me, Whites Furniture sold the Hitchcock line near downtown Fort Myers, along with Lane cedar chests. Barber Furniture and Roberts Furniture, also in Fort Myers, sold Tell City furniture that was inspired by the Early American designs. And who can forget Ethan Allen, which had a whole line of stenciled furniture? Lambert Hitchcock massproduced his stenciled chairs in the first half of the 19th century, and by the end of the 182 0s, his Connecticut factory was producing more than 15,000 chairs a year. As innovative as he was as a designer, he was not successful as a businessman, and the factory folded, as did another venture. It wasnt until the 1940s that the Hitchcock name was revived as a furniture line. That continued until 2006. In 2010, a new group bought the name, artwork and plans for the furniture, and you now can order much of the Hitchcock line at www.hitchcockchair.com. Bought: S alvation Army Family Store, 2 255 Davis Blvd., Naples; 774-4347 or www.salvationarmyflorida.org/naples/ programs-services/thrift-stores/ Paid: $39 The Skinny: People bought anything during the 1976 Bicentennial celebration of U.S. independence I remember David Brenner selling Bicentennial Philadelphia dirt as a stunt for The Mike Douglas Show. Merchants offered a little of everything, from the cheesy to the sublime. These green chairs, which have a motif of presidential homes, veer toward the sublime, and were made in limited editions. The caned seats are dressier than the woven rush seats you often see on these, as befits a limited edition. The finishes are quite nice. Thomas Jeffersons Monticello is the home illustrated on the back of the chair I bought. Others more commonly seen are George Washingtons Mount Vernon, John Adams house at Quincy, Mass., and Andrew Jacksons Hermitage. But Hitchcock also had a design inspired by Lyndon Johnsons LBJ Ranch one of those has an asking price online of $1,000. Others similar to mine are listed at more than $300 online, leaving me sitting pretty any way you look at it. THE FIND:Hitchcock Bicentennial chairSCOTT SIMMONS / FLORIDA WEEKLYThis Hitchcock chair was made in the mid-1970s to commemorate the U.S. Bicentennial. A detail of the chairs back splat, which depicts Thomas Jeffersons home, Monticello.
C6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOTHEATERShe Kills Monsters By The Naples Players through Nov. 5 at the Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 or www. naplesplayers.org. Buyer & Cellar By Theatre Conspiracy through Oct. 15 at the Alliance for the Arts, 10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers. 939-2787 or firstname.lastname@example.org. See review on page C10.Pippin By Broadway Palm Theatre through Nov. 18. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 278-4422 or www.BroadwayPalm.com.The Odd Couple: Female Version By Broadway Palm Theatre through Oct. 29. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 278-4422 or www.BroadwayPalm.com. Outside Mullingar By Florida Repertory Theatre through Oct. 22 in the ArtStage Studio Theatre, downtown Fort Myers. 332-4488 or www.floridarep. org. Veronicas Room By Laboratory Theater of Florida on select dates Oct. 20-Nov. 4. 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. 218-0481 or www.laboratorytheaterflorida.com.Maples & Vine By The Naples Players Oct. 25-Nov. 19 at Sugden Community Theater. 263-7990 or www. naplesplayers.org. Sex Please, Were Sixty By The Marco Players Oct. 25-Nov. 12 at The Marco Players Theater. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or www.marcoplayers.org. THURSDAY10.12Lifelong Learning Naples Botanical Garden hosts a floral arrangement workshop focused on plant manipulation from 2-4 p.m. $35 for members, $40 for others. 643-4737 or www.naplesgarden.org.Evening on Fifth Shops and restaurants along Fifth Avenue South host a post-Imra fundraising evening from 5-8 p.m., with a photo booth, food and drink specials, live music, 5thAvenueStrong T-shirts and more. www.fifthavenuesouth.com.FRIDAY10.13Boat Show MarineMax hosts the first annual Marco Boat Show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Sunday, Oct. 15, at Rose River Marina. $5, kids 12 and under are free. 951 Bald Eagle Drive. 682-0900 or www.marinemax.com. Fundraiser Pianist Jodi DeSalvo and surprise musical guests perform at a fundraiser for United State Air Force veteran Renee Whisner from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Etudes de Ballet. $50-$60. 3285 Pine Ridge Road. 777-0416 or www. eventbrite.com. See story on page A6.SATURDAY10.14To Market, To Market Third Street South hosts a farmers market from 7:30-11:30 a.m. 434-6533 or www. thirdstreetsouth.com.More Fresh Stuff The Bonita Springs Farmers Market starts up for a new season from 8 a.m. to noon at the Promenade at Bonita Bay. Find local produce and seafood, fresh flowers and works by area artisans. www.buylocallee.com.Met Live Paragon Pavilion screens a live Metropolitan Opera performance of Mozarts Die Zauberflote at 12:55 p.m. $18-$24. 833 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 5960008 or www.paragontheaters.com. Art After Dark The Galleries of Crayton Cove stay open late with live music by Jeff Fessenden and Alchemy from 6-9 p.m. www.galleriesofcraytoncove.com.American Pie Don McLean performs at 8 p.m. at Southwest Florida Events Center. $52-$77. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 245-9910 or www.swflpac. com. SUNDAY10.15Youth Day Koreshan State Historic Site hosts Youth Empowerment Day with a fishing clinic, self-defense demonstrations, guided hikes and more from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free with park entry fee. 3800 Corkscrew Road. 9920311 or www.floridastateparks.gov.Free Concert Naples Concert Band performs at 2 p.m. at Cambier Park. Free. 263-9521 or www.naplesc oncertband.org. MONDAY10.16Films for Film Lovers Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens Trash (2014) at 7 p.m. Three kids in Brazil make a terrible discovery in a garbage dump and find themselves running from the cops. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. TUESDAY10.17Pups in the Garden Naples Botanical Garden welcomes leashed dogs from 8-11 a.m. Free for members, $9.95 for others. 643-4737 or www. naplesgarden.org. Free Film Mercato screens Legally Blonde (2001) on the lawn at sunset. Elle Woods follows her ex-boyfriend to law school and figures out theres more to her than good looks. Free. 254-1080 or www.mercatoshops.com.Zoo Lecture Naples Zoo hosts a talk with zoologist Amy Dickman about her lion conservation work with Ruaha Carnivore Project in Tanzania from 6-8 p.m. Free for members, $10 for others. 262-5409 or www.napleszoo.org. WEDNESDAY10.18Wild Wednesdays Naples Botanical Gardens conservation team leads a walk through the gardens natural areas in the Smith Upland Preserve from 9-10 a.m. Free with regular admission. 6434737 or www.naplesgarden.org. Vocal Concert Vocalist Sandra Rose performs from 5:30-7 p.m. at Marco Island Center for the Arts. $25. 1010 Winterberry Dr. 394-4221 or www.marcoislandart.com. Jig Is Up Traditional Irish musicians take the stage and kick up their heels at 7 p.m. at Riptide Brewing Company. 987 Third Ave. N. 228-6533 or www.riptidebrewingcompany.com. Crystal Clear The Gypsy Sea Witch hosts a crystal bowl meditation at 7 p.m. at Koreshan State Historic Site in Estero. $15-$20, must pre-register at website. 754444-9779 or www.thegypsyseawitch.com. COMING UPImprov for Everyone The Naples Players hosts an adult class on the fundamentals of improvisational comedy from 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 19-Nov. 23, at the Sugden Community Theater. $75 for members, $100 for others. 434-7340 or www.naplesplayers.org. Masterworks Naples Philharmonic performs works by Shostakovich, Adams and Dvorak at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Oct. 19-20, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Farmers Market St. John Farmers Market hosts produce vendors and more from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. starting Friday, Oct. 20, and continuing each week through April. 289-3786 or www.41markets.com. Tribute Concert Southwest Florida Event Center hosts a dinner show featuring Van Halen tribute band Completely Unchained from 6-10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20. $25-$75. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 245-9910 or www.swflpac.com.Blessed Emmanuel Lutheran Church hosts a blessing of the animals at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. Please bring leashed or crated pets, or just a photo. 777 Mooring Line Drive. 261-0894 or www.naplesemmanuel.org. Art Show Naples Artcrafters hosts a juried fine art and craft show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at Cambier Park. www.naplesartcrafters.com. Beer Fest Brew Ha Ha returns to Mercato with more than 60 craft beers, a stein-holding competition, silent auction and live music by Rockin Horse from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. 254-1080 or www.mercatoshops.com. Oktoberfest Rustys Raw Bar & Grill celebrates Oktoberfest with a German buffet, a pumpkin carving contest and more fun starting at noon Saturday, Oct. 21. 2700 Immokalee Road. www. rustysraw.com.Blues Concert Jimmy Thackery & The Drivers perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at Center for the Arts Bonita Springs. $22-$32. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. How Does Your Garden Grow? Naples Yard & Garden Show hosts vendors, horticultural experts, lectures and more from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, at Collier Extension Services. $5. 14700 Immokalee Road. 352-4800.Free Concert Naples Big Band performs at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, at Cambier Park. 597-3240 or www.naplesbigband.com. Pointe After Dark Naples Bay Resort hosts a three-course dinner and concert by Journey and Bon Jovi tribute band Titans of rock from 4:30-9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22. $120-$150. www.pointeafterdark.com. The Full Score Naples Philharmonic performs the score live to a screening of La La Land at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, at ArtisNaples. 5971900 or www.artisnaples.org. Giants of the Everglades Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center hosts an opening reception for its exhibit of photographs by Dennis Goodman from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25. The show is on display through Oct. 31. 300 Tower Road. www.rookerybay.org. Author Signing Stuart Woods talks about and signs copies of his newest book, Quick & Dirty: A Stone Barrington Novel, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, at Barnes & Noble. 598-5200 or www.bn.com. Film Fest Naples International Film Festival screens a variety of independent films Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 26-29. The festival kicks off with an opening night celebration and screening at ArtisNaples on Thursday. Screenings continue through the weekend at Silverspot Cinema before the festival returns to the arts center for Sundays closing reception and awards. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Vocal Concert Gulfshore Opera presents the Gulfshore Tenors in concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at Naples Botanical Garden. 529-3925 or www. gulfshoreopera.org. Swamp Time Clyde and Niki Butcher welcome visitors to their Big Cypress Gallery for their third annual fall festival and fundraiser for Big Cypress National Preserve from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 28-29. Admission is free. All proceeds from guided swamp walks ($50 per person) will be donated to the preserve for its student education programs. 695-2428 or www.clydebutcher.com.Boo La La Ooh La La Jewels Du Jour and the Above Board Chamber host an NCH Community Blood Center blood drive from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at the boutique at 900 Neapolitan Way. Sign up by emailing Sue Huff at email@example.com. For information about donating blood, visit www.givebloodcbc.org.COURTESY PHOTONaples-based alt-rock band Wilder Sons performs from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center in downtown Fort Myers. The event also showcases samplings from Naples Beach Brewery. $5. 2301 First St. 333-1933 or www.sbdac.com.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOBoo Bash Little ones can enjoy trick-or-treating, characters, jugglers and more from 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at Waterside Shops. $10, reservations required. Proceeds benefit Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples. 5981605 or www.watersideshops.com. Hoots & Hisses Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosts a day of ecofriendly Halloween happenings from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28. The fun includes costume contests, a spooky scavenger hunt and more creepy-crawly activities, face painting and refreshments. www.conservancy. org/hoots-and-hisses.Monster Mash The Villages at Venetian Bay hosts trick-or-treating, costume contests, arts and crafts and more fun for little ones from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28. Free. 261-6100 or www. venetianvillage.com.Blues Concert Victor Wainwright & The Train perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at Center for the Arts Bonita Springs. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 4958989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Indian Dance Indian arts and culture organization Raaga Inc. presents Odissi Dance Company performing Das Avatar Rise of Humanity Vs. Evil, through The Ages at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers. 643-6668 or www.raagafl.org. Pointe After Dark Naples Bay Resort hosts a three-course dinner and concert by Billy Joel tribute artist Piano Man from 4:30-9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29. $120-$150. www.pointeafterdark.com. Mall-O-Ween Miromar Outlets hosts trick-or-treating, contests, trunkor-treat, music and more from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31. 948-3766 or www.miromaroutlets.com. Spooktacular Fifth Avenue South hosts its seventh annual Halloween Spooktacular with costume contests, live music, trick-or-treating, movies, dancing and more from 4:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31. Free, registration for costume contests starts in September. 692-8436 or www.fifthavenuesouth.com. Art ALIVE The galleries and studios of Naples Art District north of Pine Ridge and west of Airport-Pulling roads welcome visitors from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1. More than 40 professional artists will showcase their recent works and demonstrate their medium. Free. Look for the magenta and white flags. 289-5070 or www.naplesartdistrict.com. Free Concert The Appleseed Collective performs on the lawn at Mercato at from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2. 2541080 or www.mercatoshops.com. To Be Seen Naples Art Association presents Scene to Be Scene, a runway art show, starting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at Volvo Cars of Naples. $25-$150. 262-6517 or www.naplesart.org. Opera Night Opera Naples presents Madama B utterfl y featuring a cast of international artists and the Naples Philharmonic at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at ArtisNaples. $25-$115. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org.Brew for the Birds Everglades Wonder Gardens food trucks, local craft beers and live music to raise money for upgraded bird habitats from 3-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4. $15-$25. 27180 Old 41 Road. 992-2591 or www.evergladeswondergardens.com. Untethered, Stories Come Like Charms: Barbara Balzer and Linda Hall opens with a reception, theater performance and artist talk from 5-7 p.m. Thursday in the Wasmer Art Gallery at Florida Gulf Coast University. More than 30 of the artists fantastical and sometimes humorous works that playfully draw on art history and mythology are on exhibit together for the first time. A detail from Ms. Balzers Les Diplomates is shown here. www.artgallery.fgcu.edu 10.12 Through 11.5 10.17 Ogres, sword fights, combative fairies and more come to life in The Naples Players production of She Kills Monsters, running through Nov. 5 at the Sugden Community Theater. www. naplesplayers.org Bring a chair or a blanket and settle in on the lawn at Mercato for a free screening of Legally Blonde starting at sunset Tuesday. www.mercatoshops.com 10.13-15 Best known for his s pop ballad American Pie, folk singer Don McLean performs at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Southwest Florida Events Center in Bonita Springs. www.swflpac.com 10.14 Brew Ha Ha Brew Ha Ha returns to returns to Mercato with more than 60 Mercato with more than 60 craft beers, a stein-hoisting craft beers, a stein-hoisting competition, silent auction and competition, silent auction and live music by Rockin Horse from live music by Rockin Horse from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. www.mercatoshops.com Check out the latest Check out the latest models from Sea Ray, models from Sea Ray, Azimut and Boston Whaler Azimut and Boston Whaler when when MarineMax MarineMax holds holds its inaugural boat Marco its inaugural boat Marco Island Boat Show at Rose Island Boat Show at Rose River Marina from 10 a.m. River Marina from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday-Sunday. to 5 p.m. Friday-Sunday. www.marinemax.com 10.21
C8 WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Two Shows Only atFOR TICKETS: PARAGONTHEATERS.COMOCTOBER 15, 20172:00 & 7:00 PM833 VANDERBILT BEACH RD, NAPLES 239.596.0008 239.331.7544 $7.99LB. $3.99LB. $7.99LB. $1.99LB. $13.99LB. $14.99LB. $5.99LB. $9.99LB. $3.99LB. $LB. $4.99LB. $3.99LB. WHAT TO DOPsychic Fair Spirits Row hosts a psychic fair with a panel of readers, crystal light bed, table tipping, soul painting and more from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at Unity Church of Bonita Springs. $5. 28285 Imperial Pkwy. 947-3100 or www.unitybonita.com.Suspicious Minds Country crooner Dwight Yoakam performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, at ArtisNaples. 5971900 or www.artisnaples.org. You Should Be Here Country artist Cole Swindell performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at Germain Arena. $35-$45. 9 48-7825 or www.germainarena. com.Pops Broadway vocalists and circus acrobats perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, Nov. 7-10, and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at Artis Naples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples. org. Prog Rock L.A.-based rockers Ambrosia performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, at Southwest Florida Event Center. $28-$38. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 249-9910 or www.swflpac.com.Art Show Naples Artcrafters hosts a juried fine art and craft show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at Cambier Park. www.naplesartcrafters.com. Southern Rock The Marshall Tucker Band and Charlie Daniels Band both perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at Seminole Immokalee Casino. $55$125. (800) 2180007 or www.moreinparadise.com. Free Concert Naples Concert Band performs at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, at Cambier Park. 263 -9521 or www.naplesconcertband.org. Pointe After Dark Naples Bay Resort hosts a three-course dinner and concert by a George Strait tribute artist from 4:30-9 p.m. Sunday, Nov 12. $120$150. www.pointeafterdark.com. Man in the Mirror Southwest Florida Event Center hosts a Michael Jackson tribute and dinner show from 6-10 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12. $25-$7 0. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 249-9910 or www. swflpac.com.Rocking Chair Humorist Jean Robertson, a 73-year-old Youtube star known for her witty speeches and observations, performs at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall. $29-$50. 481-4849 or www.bbmannpah.com. Dinner with the Artists Naples Art Association pairs painter Marcus Zotter and chef Amber Phillips for a before-your-eyes collaboration that ends in a delicious dinner Tuesday, Nov. 14. $130 per person, $250 per couple. 585 Park St. 262-6517 or www.naplesart.org. Art Reception East West Fine Art Gallery hosts an opening reception for painter Nick Kosciuks The Butterfly Has Three Lives, which captures children living in Belorussian orphanages, at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16. 2425 Tamiami Trail N. 821-9459 or www.eastwestfineart.com. 239.292.1529 craveculinaire.com venuenaples.com Venue Naples is a fully-customizable, versatile space for all your personal, corporate or charitable event needs, featuring the exceptional cuisine and services of Crave Culinaire the areas premier catering and concierge event group. Book Your Holiday Party Now! BOOK BY SEPTEMBER 30 TH AND RECEIVE 20 % OFF THE ENTIRE EVENT and 1 hour complimentary hors d'oeuvres (Chef's Choice)
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C9 OCT. 11NOV. 5 GAME ON! OV YOUR MOVE...TICKETS: 239-263-7990 OR NAPLESPLAYERS.ORGTHE NAPLES PLAYERS SUGDEN THEATRE 701 5TH AVENUE SOUTHNAPLES FL 34102 HURRICANE IRMA FIRST RESPONDERS AND LINEMEN PLEASE CALL US FOR YOUR FREE THANK YOU TICKETS TICKETS ADULTS $40 SUBSCRIBERS $35STUDENTS/EDUCATORS $10 DARING & FUN COMEDY BY QUI NGUYENSPONSORED BY WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOZoo Lecture Naples Zoo hosts a talk with veterinarian and Florida bonneted bat specialist Frank Ridgley from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16. Free for members, $10 for others. 262-5409 or www.napleszoo.org. Jazz Concert Trumpeter and saxophonist Fernando Ferrone performs Latin jazz from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at Marco Island Center for the Arts. $25-$30. 1010 Winterberry Drive. Masterworks The Naples Philharmonic performs works by Sibelius, Britten and DeBussy at 8 p.m. Thursday and Saturday, Nov. 16 and Nov. 18, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Last Man Standing Comedian Tim Allen performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Art ALIVE The galleries and studios of Naples Art District north of Pine Ridge and west of Airport-Pulling roads welcome visitors from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18. More than 40 professional artists will showcase their recent works and demonstrate their medium. Free. Look for the magenta and white flags. 289-5070 or www.naplesartdistrict.com. Met Live Paragon Pavilion screens a live Metropolitan Opera performance of The Exterminating Angel at 12:55 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18. $18-$24. 833 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 596-0008 or www.paragontheaters.com. Tribute Show Journey tribute band Chain Reaction performs a dinner show from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Southwest Florida Event Center. $25$70. 11515 Bonita Beach Road. 249-9910 or www.swflpac.com.Art Show Hotworks hosts the 20th bi-annual Estero Fine Art Show, a juried fine art and craft event, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 18-19, at Gulf Coast Town Center. www.hotworks.org. Free Film Mercato screens Moana (2016) on the lawn at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21. 254-1080 or www.mercatoshops. com.Youve Got A Friend In Me Composer Randy Newman performs at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Pointe After Dark Naples Bay Resort hosts a three-course dinner and concert by a BeeGees tribute band from 4:30-9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov 29. $120$150. www.pointeafterdark.com. Scaramouche Queen tribute band God Save The Queen performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at Germain Arena. $33$63. 9487825 or www.germainarena.com. Free Concert Naples Concert Band performs at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, at Cambier Park. 263 -9521 or www.naplesconcertband.org. Lonesome For You Country star LeAnn Rimes performs at 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org.Downtown Christmas Fifth Avenue South hosts its 44th annual Christmas Walk & Tree Lighting with performance troupes, music, a tree lighting at Sugden Plaza and more from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4. Free. 692-8436 or www. fifthavenuesouth.com. Art ALIVE The galleries and studios of Naples Art District north of Pine Ridge and west of Airport-Pulling roads welcome visitors from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6. More than 40 professional artists will showcase their recent works and demonstrate their medium. Free. Look for the magenta and white flags. 289-5070 or www.naplesartdistrict.com. A Taste of Opera Gulfshore Opera hosts its annual holiday dinner with performances of popular melodies and opera scenes at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at Club at The Strand. $125. 5840 Strand Blvd. 529-3925 or www.gulfshoreopera.org. Masterworks The Naples Philharmonic performs works by Brahms, Saint-Saens and Meyer at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 8-9, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Art Show Naples Artcrafters hosts a juried fine art and craft show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at Cambier Park. www.naplesartcrafters.com. Email calendar listings and high-resolution photos to Lindsey Nesmith at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please send Word or text documents and jpgs with time, date, location, cost and contact information. No pdfs or photos of fliers. Deadline for submissions is noon Monday.
C10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Boo! Roar!October 20 22 ARTS COMMENTARYHanging with Babs in the basementMany worship at the shrine of Barbra Streisand. Many gay men, especially, revere her. And theres much to admire: the voice, the acting, the directing, the rags-to-riches Brooklyn-to-Broadway story. The drama. Her humor. The unconventional beauty. She is one of the few performers to have an Oscar, Grammy, Emmy and Tony Award on her shelf.Alex More, a struggling actor (OK, a broke, unemployed, uninsured actor) is enthralled with her. And when, in Jonathan Tolins play Buyer & Cellar, he stumbles upon a job that involves working for her, hes ecstatic.Apparently, Streisand has set up her basement in her Malibu home like a Main Street exhibit, complete with shops filled with dolls, candy, antiques and costumes she wore for various movies, TV specials and album covers. Theres even a frozen yoghurt machine. Alex is beside himself, giddy with joy.His job duties arent exactly clear, but hes supposed to oversee the shops in the cellar, keeping everything clean and presentable.Its the flimsiest of premises. While its true that Streisand does have a basement like that, which she wrote about in her book My Passion for Design, the playwright makes it very clear that this play is pure fantasy, even to the point of having Alex say, This is a complete work of fiction This is not journalism.Kody C. Jones (education director at the Florida Repertory Theatre) plays the role of Alex with great enthusiasm. The elfin performer, who sports a fauxhawk, is very lively and likeable. And he is on, from the moment he steps onto the stage. Its almost as if hes chugged a case of Red Bull beforehand. Its just him, for the duration of the play, and he knows he has to capture, then keep our attention throughout the entire show.He re-enacts a handful of other characters, including his boyfriend, a friend who tells him about the job and Streisands dour household manager. Alex eventually does get to meet Streisand, who wanders down into the basement at one point. Mr. Jones also does Streisands dialogue, though he warns us in the beginning, I dont do impressions. Enough people do her even some women. We, the audience, are supposed to fill in the gaps, he tells us. Its a good thing were warned, because Mr. Joness Streisand is just OK. Im not sure if I wouldve known it was she if he hadnt told us. (But his Jimmy Stewart impersonation from Its a Wonderful Life is unmistakable.) His Streisand, at least on opening night, is just a little off, like a name or a word thats on the tip of your tongue that you cant quite recall. To me, at times, it felt like a note thats just slightly out of tune, and that nagged at me.But while he doesnt get the voice quite right, hes more on-target with the gestures.Alex claims that before he started the job, I was not so much of a Barbra queen, but working in her cellar with her clothing and hundreds of acquired items sends him into rapture. And then, one day, Streisand herself goes down into her basement, and the two start talking.Theatre Conspiracy founder and director Bill Taylor designed the set an oversized white door with two semi-circular store windows on either side. (Unfortunately, there was some kind of malfunction or misdirection on opening night, and the windows contents, on a kind of Lazy Susan rotating platform, went through a number of different arrangements before finally settling on the correct one.) In front of the stores sits a burgundy and gold chaise lounge so magnificent Streisand herself would probably declare it Gor-jus! Mr. Jones makes good use of it, perching on it, reclining upon it and draping himself over it throughout the play.The music also seemed intrusive at times, beginning and ending abruptly. (We get to hear the opening lines of The Way We Were a couple of times.) It would be more effective if the music faded in and faded out, rather than just stopping.Buyer & Cellar questions how well an average person can get to know a celebrity, and whether the two can ever truly become friends. The problem is, Mr. Tolins material doesnt go far enough and doesnt give Mr. Jones quite enough to work with. Its a missed opportunity, barely glancing over the subject matter. The play feels like a fantasy or a wishful supposition turned into a one-man play, but doesnt explore the concept or its main characters as deeply as one might wish. You dont have to love Barbra Streisand to get a kick out of Buyer & Cellar, but fans should especially enjoy it. Buyer & Cellar>> When: Through Oct. 15 >> Where: Theatre Conspiracy, Foulds Theatre, 10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers >> Cost: $25 ($11 for students) >> Information: 939-2787 or www.theatre@ artinlee.org COURTESY PHOTOKody C. Jones, education director at the Florida Repertory Theatre, plays the role of Alex in Theatre Conspiracys production of the one-man play Buyer & Cellar. nancySTETSONnstetson@floridaweekly.com
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C16 WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Prime Rib Fridays ContinuingEvery Friday in October 11:30am to 2:00pm 8oz SHULA CUT Prime Rib $10.95** is lunch special does not include side items, beverages, tax & gratuity. Our regular lunch menu is available.Reservations 239.430.4999 Private Dining 239.659.3176 Located at The Hilton Naples 5111 Tamiami Trail North www.ShulasNaples.com 2017 Good News... Stronger (Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, Miranda Richardson) After losing his legs from just above the knee in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, Jeff Bauman (Gyllenhaal) adapts to a new lifestyle with his girlfriend (Maslany), mother (Richardson) and friends helping him. Its an inspiring true story, and Gyllenhaals performance is Oscar-worthy. Rated R.Patti Cakes 1/2(Danielle Macdonald, Bridget Everett, Cathy Moriarty) Patti (Macdonald), an overweight white girl in New Jersey, dreams of becoming a rap star. Macdonald makes a splash in what could be a breakout performance, but the movie is too predictable to be truly memorable. Rated R.The Trip To Spain 1/2(Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Claire Keelan) Friends and comedians Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon play versions of themselves as they sample fine dining and tourist attractions throughout Spain. Most of it is good conversation thats reasonably consistently funny, though it does get a bit too chatty for its own good at times. Not Rated: Adult themes. Rebel in the Rye (Nicholas Hoult, Kevin Spacey, Sarah Paulson) Author J.D. Salinger (Hoult) struggles to be a writer and later struggles with success in this uneven biopic. Its a conventional movie for perhaps the most unconventional artist of our time theres little doubt the real Salinger (who died in 2010) would hate it. Rated PG-13.The Only Living Boy in New York 1/2(Callum Turner, Pierce Brosnan, Kate Beckinsale) In his early 20s and aimless in New York City, Thomas (Turner) sleeps with his fathers (Brosnan) mistress (Beckinsale) and ends up even more confused about life. The ending is decent, but this is the type of indie thats full of high-minded ideas that never amount too much. Rated R.Wind River 1/2(Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Kelsey Asbille) In a frigid and remote Wyoming territory, a hunter/tracker (Renner) and inexperienced FBI agent (Olsen) search for the murderer of a teenage girl (Asbille). The frostiness of the snow-covered terrain provides a nice texture to the compelling story; too bad the last act is a bit weak. Rated R.Logan Lucky (Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig) The Logan siblings (Tatum, Driver, Riley Keough) and career criminal Joe Bang (Craig) plan to rob the Charlotte Motor Speedway during the biggest race of the year. Its a fine return to form for director Steven Soderbergh (Oceans 11), and is full of cameos to keep you smiling. Rated PG-13. Kidnap (Halle Berry, Sage Correa, Chris McGinn) A desperate mother (Berry) will stop at nothing to rescue her kidnapped son (Correa). The story is thin and the action is decent; too bad for Berry that mediocrity is not good enough. Rated R. F ILM CAPSULE S
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(239) 649-2275 Aboard the...CelebrateTHANKSGIVINGCruise Naples Bay catching the beautiful homes of Port Royal while enjoying a traditional anksgiving Dinner. e best part...NO cooking, NO mess! RELAX this anksgiving! Treat you and your family to a cruise and delicious anksgiving dinner on the water! Project HELP hosts its inaugural Halloween party from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at Design Studio by Raymond, 990 First St. N. The ghoulish fun includes a costume contest, tarot card readings, music, dancing, games, raffles and sweet treats. Adults only, please. Tickets are $60. For reservations, call 649-1404 or visit www.projecthelpnaples.org. Community School of Naples presents its annual student fashion show to raise money for the CSN financial aid program from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, in the pavilion at Waterside Shops. This years student coordinators are seniors Alexander Askar, Trent Bell, Dominique Otto and Olivia Ramirez; parent leaders are Shera Askar, Tade Bua-Bell, Danielle Otto and Gina Ramirez. Major sponsors include Waterside Shops, Gulfshore Life, Taylor Rental and Service by Jordan. Wine and hors doeuvres will be served. Reserved second row seating is $100; for $200, VIP guests will enjoy front-row seats and a reception prior to the runway show. Student tickets are $30. Pay at the door, or make a reservation at www.communityschoolnaples.org. For more information, call CSN at 597-7575. High fashion collides with high art at Scene to be Seen: A Runway Art Show to benefit the Naples Art Association from 6:30-10:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at Volvo Cars of Naples. Jewelry designer Amanda Jaron chairs the evening that will include a runway show, sales gallery and live auction featuring clothing and accessories for men and women by local artists and designers from Los Angeles, New York, the Philippines and Italy. In addition to A.Jaron Fine Jewelry and Volvo Cars of Naples, sponsors to date include Shulas at the Hilton Naples, Johnny Was, First Florida Integrity Bank, Gulfshore Life and Salons by JC. Tickets range from $25 for students to $150 for a VIP package. For tickets or more information, call the Naples Art Association at 262-6517, ext. 121. The Community Foundation of Collier County hosts the 2017 Celebration of Philanthropy luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. The following awards will be presented: The Robert C. Cosgrove Award, Patty and Jay Baker; the Harvey Kapnick Award, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida; Outstanding Corporate Philanthropy Award, Wynns Market & Catering; and the Excellence in Civic Leadership Award, The Latchkey League of The Salvation Army. Tickets are $185. For more information, visit www.cfcollier. org/events. Humane Society Naples holds its 19th annual Fashion Show & Luncheon: The Real Housepets of Naples at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 10, at The RitzCarlton Beach Resort. Co-chairs are Philip Douglas and Doug Olsen. Tickets are $200. For more information, email Annemarie Zoller at events@hsnaples. org. The 2017 NCH Hospital Ball takes place Saturday, Nov. 11, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. The longest running annual gala in the history of Naples has been held for 59 years to raise funds and awareness for critical hospital programs and services. For more information, call 624-2000. Eye on Excellence to benefit Lighthouse of Collier Center for Blindness and Vision Loss takes place from 6-9:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, at Vineyards Country Club. The evening includes cocktails, dinner and a concert of classical music by Max Rabinovitsj, Milana Strezeva and Thomas Mesa. Tickets for $200 are available by calling 430-3934. For information about sponsorship opportunities, call 354-0143. Shops and restaurants at the Village on Venetian Bay do their part for Friends of Foster Children Forever during the annual Sip & Sample from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16. For more information, call Gisela Estrada at 262-1808, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.friendsoffosterchildren.net. NAMI of Collier County welcomes music icon and mental health advocate Judy Collins as keynote speaker at the 2017 Hopes Shines luncheon set for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, at Grey Oaks Country Club. Although she has reached the highest pinnacles of creative success with Top 10 hits, Grammy nominations and best-selling books during the past 40 years, Ms. Collins has also faced heart-breaking adversity. Hopes Shines guests will hear her personal story of her battles with alcoholism, depression and her sons suicide, and how she found her path to hope and clarity by breaking down the barriers of helplessness and secrecy that too often surround issues of mental illness. For tickets or more information, email events@NAMICollier.org. Tea at the Ritz to benefit Make-AWish Southern Florida takes place from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. For tickets or more information as the date nears, call 992-9474, ext. 22, or email email@example.com. CAPA Cultural and Performing Arts Center holds its annual gala, Hitting the Right Note, Monday evening, Jan. 8, 2018, at the Naples Sailing & Yacht Club. For more information, call 775-2800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The David Lawrence Center celebrates its 50th anniversary next year. While numerous programs and events will mark the milestone throughout the year, the biggest of all will be the 50th Anniversary Celebration Gala: Puttin on the Ritz the evening of Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. For more information, call Jennifer Denike at 304-3505, email jenniferde@ dlcmhc.com or visit www.DLCgala.org. The Wishmakers Ball to benefit Make-A-Wish Southern Florida will be held Saturday evening, Jan. 13, 2018, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. For tickets or more information as the date nears, call 992-9474, ext. 22, or email email@example.com. SAVE THE DATE Collins
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 C19 BIG ARTS AND SANIBEL ISLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY, SANIBEL ISLAND, FL .TWELFTH ANNUALSANIBEL ISLAND WRITERS CONFERENCE PRESENTED BYGULF COASTFLORIDAUNIVERSITY SANIBEL ISLAND November 25, 2017 For more information: www.fgcu.edu/siwc or contact Tom DeMarchi (239) 590-7421 or firstname.lastname@example.org PRESENTERS Steve Almond MK Asante Andrea Askowitz Lynne Barrett Dan Bern Kevin Canty Alicia Lynn Clancy Sloane Crosley Eugene Cross Dean Davis John Dufresne Beth Ann Fennelly Lisa Gallagher Barbara Hamby Nathan Hill Shane Hinton David Kirby Keith Kopka Susannah Meadows Linda Oatman High Michelle Richmond Christopher Schelling Megan Stielstra Darin Strauss Ann Kidd Taylor Karen Tolchin Nicole Tourtelot Robert Wilder Acclaimed singer-songwriter and performer KEYNOTE SPEAKERALICE HOFFMAN Bestselling author of over 30 novels, including Practical Magic and The Dovekeepers. FEATURING FRANK TURNER thirdstreetsouth.com 239.434.6533 Discover a Dozen Glorious Restaurants and CafesOver 50 Unique and Sophisticated Shops and GalleriesGracious Strolls amidst Abundant Flowers, Fountains and Courtyards!Gather Your Best Friends and Come to the Most Charm Filled Neighborhood of All naplesharoldsplace.com239.263.7254 Guadalupe Center holds its signature gala, themed Welcome Aboard, on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at The RitzCarlton Golf Resort. Amy Heuerman is chair of the evening that benefits the centers three educational programs serving Immokalee students from cradle to career. Ms. Heuerman is an artist, childrens book author and illustrator, as well as a former elementary school teacher. Welcome Aboard begins with a cocktail reception and meet-and-greet with high school students within Guadalupe Centers Tutor Corps program, along with a presentation from a Tutor Corps student. Sponsors to date include the Moglia Family Foundation, London Bay Homes, TD Ameritrade, JPMorgan Chase & Co., MarineMax, Seminole Immokalee Casino, Gulfshore Life, Preferred Travel, Port Royal Jewelers and Waterside Shops. Individual tickets are $500. To purchase tickets, become a sponsor or to learn more about Guadalupe Center, visit www.guadalupecenter.org. Youth Haven kicks its annual fundraiser up a notch by turning next years event into an evening affair. The Soire of the Season is set for Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. Tickets go on sale in August. For more information, visit www.youthhaven.org. Champions For Learning holds the annual Night of Champions from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. Proceeds benefit student programs including Take Stock in Children and the Real World Learning Model. Betty and Marcelo Alvarez, Dolly Bodick, Collier County Public Schools, Mary and Clay Cone, The DeVoe Family, Joyce and Willis Heim, Dorothy and Moe Kent, Jinx and Lloyd Liggett, Geraldine Martin, John K. Paul, Ericson AF Proper, Virginia Quirk, Barbara Uible and Dr. C. Todd Vedder will be honored for their impact on the lives of students through mentoring, leadership, collaboration and community involvement with educators or students. Tickets are $300. Table and event sponsorships are also available, with proceeds supporting programs including Take Stock in Children and the Real World Learning Model. Sponsors to date include Capital Wealth Advisors, Naples Daily News, Naples Illustrated and Suncoast Credit Union. For more information, call Jason Kurek at 643-4755 or email JKurek@ChampionsForLearning.org. The Neighborhood Health Clinic hosts a gourmet vintner dinner Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. The evening begins with a reception featuring a samples from more than 10 winemakers selected by The RitzCarltons sommelier. Guests will then enjoy dinner, live entertainment, a live auction, dancing and more. Guests will be able to be life savers by donating directly to clinic, where 90 cents of every dollar goes to patient services for NHCs approximately 200 working, uninsured patients a week. Tickets are $375, and sponsorships are available. For more information, call 316-7416 or visit www. neighborhoodhealthclinic.org. Fun Time Early Childhood Academy holds a garden party-themed gala Help Fun Time Kids Bloom! on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. Honorary event chairs are Nancy and Skip Zink; event chair and cochair are Robin Larkin and Jackie Fritsch. Stacey Deffenbaugh of NBC2 will emcee the evening, and Naples Mayor Bill Barnett will serve as the auctioneer. Dinner, dancing and more, including a grand prize drawing for jewelry donated by Bigham Jewelers, will be part of the fun. Sponsors to date include: Shirley Hulse; presenting sponsor, and Val Trotman, beverage sponsor. Honorary chairs are Nancy and Skip Zink; event chairs are Robin Larkin and Jackie Fritsch. Tickets are $300. Tables and sponsorships are available. Funds raised will help Fun Time Academy provide safe, quality, affordable education and care for 96 children of low-income working families in Collier County. For more information, call 261-8284 or visit www. FunTimeAcademy.org. The 18th annual Pet Lovers Gala: Krewe de Paws: Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball to benefit Humane Society Naples takes place Friday evening, Feb. 9, 2018, at Naples Botanical Garden. Honorary co-chairs are Sharon and Dolph von Arx. Tickets are $400. Formal invitations will be mailed. For information about sponsorship opportunities, email Annemarie Zoller at email@example.com. Opera Naples holds a sunset performance of classic operatic arias followed by fine dining Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, at Naples Botanical Garden. For information about the black-tie optional evening, visit www.operanaples.org. Email details about your charity gala or fundraising soiree to Cindy Pierce at firstname.lastname@example.org. SAVE THE DATE
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C24 WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Pre-Thanksgiving BBQ feast moves to Cambier Park this year SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYThe Farm City BBQ of Collier County moves to Cambier Park in downtown Naples this year. Hosted by the Marine Industries Association of Collier County and with deep roots in the local business and agricultural communities, the 62nd annual feast is set for 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22. Over the years the day-before-Thanksgiving tradition has raised more than $300,000 for nonprofit organizations that benefit local youth leadership development programs. The National Farm City Council was formed 62 years ago in an effort to help bring together business and agricultural communities. Their goal was to demonstrate the interdependence of a vibrant network of farmers and business owners that help support the economy and provide the basic essentials that every citizen needs. From the truck driver to the rancher, the fisherman, the futures broker and the biotechnology scientist, they all play an important role in making sure that Americans have access to a healthy and abundant supply of food. In Collier County, the Farm City BBQ was formed in a similar way. Event volunteers remember when area farmers had a bad year of crops. The business leaders reached out to the farmers, inviting them for a barbecue and sharing in the little produce that was available so that their families wouldnt go hungry on Thanksgiving Day. A year later, the Immokalee farming community wanted to reciprocate the hospitality, so they invited the business leaders for a BBQ in the country. Since then, the event has rotated from city to country locations; last years site was Seminole Immokalee Casino, and the year before was Naples Municipal Airport. This years event chairman is Bill Barker, chairman and president/publisher of the Naples Daily News. Beneficiaries of the 2017 barbecue are the Collier County 4-H Association, Youth Leadership Collier, the Collier County Junior Deputies League and Key Club International.About the beneficiariesThe Collier County 4-H Association funds and supports the activities of Collier County 4-H, reaching more than 7,600 students every year. In addition to traditional 4-H agricultural programs, Collier County 4-H students learn how to build and program robots, create maps using drones, write and deliver effective speeches and become leaders through numerous other hands-on experiences. Programs take place in Collier County Public Schools during the school day, in after school settings and in many traditional 4-H clubs throughout the community. Youth Leadership Collier empowers students to become effective and ethical leaders, showcases Collier County through field work with key organizations and encourages students to come back to (or stay in) Collier County to begin their begin careers and community leadership. In cooperation with the Collier County Sheriffs Office, the Collier County Junior Deputies League helps prepare local youth to become responsible, law-abiding citizens. The leagues 34-acre site in eastern Collier County is used for youth activities throughout the year, and plans are underway to add a pavilion, camp centers with restrooms, six campsites with fire rings and a fishing dock to expand programs for Collier youth. Key Club International is the high schoolbased service organization sponsored by Kiwanis International. Twelve Collier County high school Key Clubs provide more than 600 members with opportunities to perform community service and be mentored in leadership, communication and other vital development skills. CUISINE NEWSCOURTESY PHOTOStudent volunteers from the Farm City BBQ beneficiary organizations help out with a number of tasks. These 4-H members are preparing the traditional Immokalee Salad at the 2016 event. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 C25 239.263.9940 napleswaterfrontdining.com 5 apps drinks 5 5 $ just each! Choose one from todays selection From 5 7pm everyday at the dock barFish Kabobs Timeless An MHK Eatery continues to ramp up its roster of culinary services, and now diners can enjoy brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; happy hour from 4:30-6:30 p.m. daily, with half-priced beer and assorted snack specials; and home delivery of the restaurants coal-fired pizzas throughout downtown Naples, starting at the southwest boundary of Goodlette-Frank Road and Golden Gate Parkway. 90 Tamiami Trail N. 331-4325 or www.timelesseatery.com. Chef Koko, the culinary mastermind behind Naples only Korean barbecue restaurant, Zen Asian BBQ, plans to open a new spot based on Japanese izakaya, or gastropubs, later this fall at 8847 Tamiami Trail N. Namba, named for the Osaka entertainment district that houses the majority of these establishments, will feature an assortment of ramen, sushi and dishes prepared on a robata grill. Of particular interest to those who cant get enough of Asian comfort foods will be Chef Kokos signature ramen. Though one iteration is currently available at Zen Asian BBQ, Koko teamed up with a ramen specialist to tweak his signature 17-hour broth so Namba guests will be able to add up to nine toppings, like spicy bean sprouts or Kikurang ear mushrooms, to their bowls. For updates about Nambas opening, visit the restaurants Facebook page at www.facebook.com/namba-ramen-sushi. And dont forget: In honor of National Ramen Month, Zen Asian BBQ offers a 50 percent discount on all ramen orders through October. 10823 Tamiami Trail N. 949-7117 or www.eatatzen.com. Tickets are on sale for the third annual Foodie Camp offering a variety of 90-minute, themed cooking classes taught by local chefs Oct. 16-25. The lineup includes Alexander Bernard of Alexanders, Isabel Polo and Mary Shipman of IM Tapas, Brian and Nicole Roland of Crave Culinaire, Jesse Houseman of Bistro 821, Tony Ridgway of Ridgways Bar & Grill, Lisa Boet of Chez Boet, Jean Harvey of The Real Macaw, Abel Gonzalez of Bayside of Bayside Seafood Bar & Grill, Kristopher Jubinville of St. Matthews House, Keith Casey of KC American Bistro and John Ruzic of Fujiyama and Club Sushi. $50-$60, includes lesson, light meal and a chance to win a $50 dining gift certificate and Foodie Camp apron. 435-3938 or www. foodiecampnaples.com. The Continental hosts its final craft cocktail dinner event at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, where guests will enjoy a round-up selection of the series best cocktails and dishes. $65. 1205 Third St. S. 659-0007 or www.damicoscontinental.com. Celebrate Oktoberfest at Rustys Raw Bar & Grill on Saturday, Oct. 21. Brunch and bottomless mimosas are from 10 a.m. to noon, wings are 50 cents all day, and the Oktoberfest buffet with everything from bratwurst to weinerschnitzel starts at noon. A stein-hoisting contest is part of the fun, and a pumpkin-carving competition starts at 2 p.m. 2700 Immokalee Road. 263-9464 or www.rustysraw. com. Sea Salt hosts a three-course luncheon to benefit the David Lawrence Centers program to assist those coping with trauma after Hurricane Irma from noon to 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23. Scott Burgess, CEO of the mental-health center, will be a special guest. $75 includes a glass of wine. The restaurant is at 1186 Third St. S. Sign up at www.eventbrite.com (search for David Lawrence benefit luncheon at Sea Salt). For more information, call Tanya Buchanan at 434-7258. The Local hosts its second annual Dig the Pig family-style dinner featuring Palmetto Creek Farm pork at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26. Guests will enjoy a three-course meal featuring local pork and vegetables from Inyoni Farms. $66 ($94 with premium wine pairings). Reservations required. 5323 Airport-Pulling Road. 596-3276 or www.thelocalnaples.com. Sea Salt hosts a master chef collaboration in celebration of James Beards collection of letters, Love and Kisses and a Halo of Truffles, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7. With chefs Fabrizio Aielli, Jason Godard, Josh Zeman, Kenneth Tufo and Norman Love, who will be joined by vintners and Italian truffle hunters, guests will enjoy a truffle-themed dinner that will benefit the James Beard Foundation. $350. 1186 Third St. S. 434-7258 or www.seasaltnaples.com. Email food and dining news to Lindsey Nesmith at lnesmith@floridaweekly. com. CUISINE NEWS Chef Kokos newest restaurant, Namba, will highlight his specialty ramens that guests can finish with custom toppings. Pictured here is his Hokkaido ramen. 3 0Y ears CELEBRATING1988-2018 4-6
C26 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY VINOThe Chianti connectionTheres one wine-growing area thats probably among everybodys favorite: Chianti. We all love pizza, pasta, red sauces and the other cuisines that are so characteristic of the area, but theres lots more to explore, and so many Tuscan wines to appreciate. Plus, the area has changed quite a bit in the last few years in the way it makes and classifies its wine, so a bit of catching up is certainly in order. The region of Tuscany is mostly the area west and southwest of Florence, to the coast. It includes the walled city of Lucca (well worth a visit) and Pisa, as well as the famous winemaking towns of Montalcino, Montepulciano, Maremma and Bolgheri. Thats the easy part. How the wines are classified is a bit more fun to figure out. The Chianti area is divided into several sub-regions. The most famous is Chianti Classico, which are the bottles with the black rooster logo that youll see on the neckband. But other regions, such as Rufina, Colli Senesi (Siena Hills) and Colli Fiorentini (Florentine Hills) produce wines that are also well worth a try. The major grape used in the traditional (and legally specified) Chianti blend or recipe is Sangiovese, which must comprise at least 75 percent of the contents. Other reds, such as Canaiolo, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, or Syrah can also be used in smaller quantities. Back in the day, we used to drink Chianti out of a rounded bottle that came in a straw basket. In Italian this type of bottle is called a fiasco, and theres a reason for that. We dont drink it any more (and neither should you), having discovered so many other delightful alternatives. Most wines from the various Chianti regions are legally classified loosely according to quality. Youll see the letters DOC or DOCG on the label or neck band. These classifications are decreed and bestowed by the governing authorities. In the past few years, they initiated another classification called Gran Selezione, which is given only to Classico wines that have been aged for a minimum of 2 years. In Italy, as well as other places like France and Spain, wine is not considered a beverage. Its food, and part of a meal like everything else on the table. So Tuscan wines, with their high acidity and firm tannins, pair perfectly with tomato dishes, which are also acidic and contain a considerable amount of salt. This salty component, incidentally, helps to modify and calm down the tannins of the wines. The tasting panel and I were delighted to recently evaluate a wide range of Tuscan wines, and some of our favorites are listed here. There are more, and well come back to them another time. Sample widely. Selvapiana Chianti Rufino 2014 ($17) Translucent reddish-tawny in the glass, this wine offers notes of leaves, tobacco and red currant. The currant notes come through boldly on the palate, with a great balance of acidity and tannin. While most Chianti is best as an accompaniment to food, this one can be enjoyed on its own. WW 88-89. Luce della Vite Lucente Toscana 2014 ($18) Gorgeous deep ruby color in the glass with aromas of cherry, blackberry and black plum. The concentrated flavors of black cherry, leather and pepper are nicely balanced with firm tannins. A great choice alone or with food. Aged mostly in new French oak, this is a blend of Merlot and Sangiovese. WW 92. Le Volte DellOrnellaia Toscana 2015 ($28) Theres an enormous burst of up-front aromas, including smoke and black fruit. The palate is full-bodied, round and balanced, offering strong accents of blueberry. We loved it. Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and about 13 percent Sangiovese. WW 92-93.Ask the Wine WhispererQ: Why do sulfites in wine sometimes give people headaches? Brett H., Fort LauderdaleA: They dont. Generally, people who experience headaches from red wine are sensitive to the histamines that occur as a natural by-product of fermentation. Some asthmatics do experience a sensitivity to sulfites, but this is relatively rare. c t a g b d jerryGREENFIELDvino@floridaweekly.com rowseafood.com 239.389.6901 OR
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF OCTOBER 12-18, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C27 ) 239.455.5111 CUISINE REVIEWVegan Kitchen offers meatless cuisine you can really sink your teeth intoOK, I can hear the carnivores among you saying, Vegan? Oh, no. Im not eating rabbit food and ugh! tofu! Let me urge you to put aside your preconceptions and give this excellent little restaurant a try. Im betting it will make a convert out of you. By that I dont mean youll instantly become a vegan who eats no meat, dairy or other animal-derived products. But you are likely to discover that meals that dont center upon a slab of beef or pork can be delicious and satisfying. In fact, Vegan Kitchen serves a form of wheat protein that looks, tastes and chews like flank steak. Yes, flank steak. There is tofu, but you need not have any if you just cant go there. You might want to try it, though, because when cooked by someone who knows how to handle it and slather it in a really flavorful sauce, tofu can be darned tasty. Thats the end of the pep talk. Vegan Kitchen is the reinvented Loving Hut. It was created by some of the principals from the 7-year-old restaurant that closed a couple of months ago. The group moved about a mile south into a smaller space on Neapolitan Way that was once a Pizza Hut but now bears no resemblance to one whatsoever. The wood floors and celery-hued walls with soothing Asian-style paintings create a cozy and appetizing oasis. Theres a television, but it no longer broadcasts the Loving Hut channel, on which founder Supreme Leader Chiang Hai would appear seemingly perpetually. Instead, there was an NFL football game on. The smiling hostess who might also be one of the owners invited us to take a seat wherever we wanted. We chose a comfortable booth and started off with a strawberry smoothie ($4.95) and green tea lemonade ($4.95). The smoothie was light, refreshing and had a vibrant berry flavor. The lemonade contained a smattering of ice cubes but could have been colder. The flavor was a pleasing cross between tea and lemonade, the tea cutting the sweetness of the lemonade just enough. Crispy golden rolls ($6.95) and pot sticker dumplings ($7.95) arrived hot and fragrant. The rolls were crisp and golden, filled with cabbage, carrots, wheat protein, mushrooms, onions and garlic. They were tasty and had a great texture owing largely to the meaty wood-ear mushrooms and the aforementioned wheat protein that looks, tastes and feels like beef. The dumplings which can also be ordered steamed were chewy and full of flavor, stuffed with cabbage, carrots, soy protein, onions and garlic. Both had dipping sauce, which had a soy and ginger base. It was good, but the dumplings would have been just fine on their own. We split a good-sized avocado salad ($11.95) that was scrupulously fresh, with lettuce, avocado, soy protein, carrots, tomato, cucumber and sweet onions. The avocado was ripe but firm and the dressing was light and citrusy. There was both tofu and wheat protein in this salad, which was large and substantial enough to serve as a meal. Choosing from among the entrees might be the toughest part of dining here. Szechuan eggplant, lemongrass tofu, mushroom delight and kung pao, crispy cauliflower and vegan shrimp pasta all sounded intriguing (we didnt try the shrimp, but its vegan and the photos looked just like shrimp). We finally settled on the vegetable noodles ($11.95) and butternut curry ($11.95). Both bowls arrived hot and the aroma was incredibly appetizing. The curry contained a bountiful portion of b utternut squash, sweet potatoes, carrots, broccoli, onions, coconut milk and curry. The stew had a distinctive curry flavor but wasnt spicy hot. The vegetables were cooked through without getting limp. This was a colorful and well-seasoned dish, complemented by the rice we ordered ($1.50 for white or brown). The vegetable noodles came with a choice of noodles. I selected rice noodles on which came mushrooms, tofu, broccoli, carrots and that meaty protein in a mild sauce. Like the curry, it wasnt spicy (those who like heat with their noodles can try the pad Thai or Singapore mei fun). It was a lovely and appealing dish that needed no meat to enhance it. For dessert, there is cheesecake (yes, vegan cheesecake), along with Oreo cake, carrot cake and sticky rice with mango ($6.95), which is one of my favorite desserts. The glutinous rice is lightly sweetened and, in this case, has a greenish hue. Its creamy, topped with sesame seeds and comes with sweet, firm wedges of mango. A great finish to any meal. Service was pleasant and efficient throughout our meal, even as the room began to fill with people. There was a man who bicycled in, a pair of older couples and a large Asian family that seemed to be regulars. Everyone was greeted warmly and fed well. My husband, who does not eat meat although he isnt a vegan, was happy to dine someplace where he didnt have to worry about whether there was chicken stock in the rice or bacon in his vegetables, although he eyed the meaty looking protein suspiciously until the server assured him that it was indeed wheat based. Vegans will be delighted with this place. I feel sure confirmed meat lovers will be pleasantly surprised as well. Give it a try. There are worse things than going meatless for one meal. karenFELDMANcuisine@floridaweekly.com Vegan Kitchen>> Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily >> Reservations: No >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: Appetizers, $5.95-$9.95; salads, $11.95; rice, noodles and wraps, $9.95$11.95; entrees, $10.95-$13.95 >> Beverages: Smoothies, juices, tea, kombucha, water >> Seating: Conventional tables and booths >> Specialties of the house: Vegan cuisine with an Asian air >> Volume: Low to moderate >> Parking: Free lot >> Website: www.vegan-kitchen.usRatings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: 794 Neapolitan Way, Naples; 307-4813SuperbNoteworthyGoodFairPoor KAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLYCrispy golden rolls are full of vegetables and are indeed crisp and hot. Sticky rice and mango is a delicious dessert. Butternut curry is a flavorful blend of butternut squash, sweet potato, broccoli, carrots, tofu, ginger and onions.
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4 LUXE LIVING OCTOBER 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY GARY SHANABARGERPlaying with light, textures and angles, Gary Shanabarger of Edward Gary Design creates rooms that attract attention. He finds glamour in every space, without overstepping its purpose or sacrificing its potential. Luxe Livings Michael Korb caught up with the designer to ask about his career Q: Is there a moment you knew you you wanted to be an interior designer? A: When I was 9 years old my parents began the process of building our home from the ground up. I remember looking at the plans and the interior and exterior finish selections and being very excited to be involved in those decisions. My parents encouraged me to voice my opinions and actually selected things based on my choices, which I was able to see come to fruition. After college, a career in New York City in visual design, and starting a luxury floral and event company in Naples, I ultimately found myself back to where I began now helping others to create their own dream homes. Q: Where did you learn your craft? A: After first working under merchandisers in the visual retail world, I began creating temporary, but fully realized environments in the event world. As I began my foray into the interior design world, I worked alongside my sister, Kathryn Carbone, an accomplished interior designer on the East Coast of Florida, before striking out on my own to create Edward Gary Design. Q: Do you have a formula for how you build out a room? A: Each room has its own formula. Its own function. I have a conversation with the space. I listen to what it tells me. What the client requires. A piece of art, a favorite rug, a general feel... something thats intimate to the client that I can build around. I love nature and the play of light, interacting with the space as well as the environment beyond the space; the temperature of light. Q: Whats the first thing you ask clients when you meet them? A: Getting to know a client and establishing a common design language is the most important foundation for success. To get there requires a series of questions, some of which include: How would you identify your personal style? How do you like to live? How do you WANT to live? How many people will occupy the space? What is the function of this room for the clients? Of course, there is also the important question: Whats the budget? Q: Is there a trend that youre excited about? A: While remaining very aware of whats new and exciting in all elements of design, actual trends are something I try to encourage clients to avoid, so that every space I design remains timeless, based on quality craftsmanship with an artists integrity, and boundless, fearless freedom in exploring personal style with no rules. Gary Shanabarger Edward Gary Design 5405 Taylor Road, Suite 6 513-0422; edwardgarydesign.com works with light to illuminate the glamourED CHAPPELL / COURTESY PHOTOSDESIGNER Q&AEdward Gary (above, left) is known for transforming spaces. A soaring two-story great room in a Port Royal residence got a face-lift with a chalk white staircase over dark wood flooring, while wood slotting is the perfect visual divider (top middle). A bourgeoning collection of contemporary art drove the decision to go with a neutral background in this Bay Colony penthouse (top right). Oversized linen sofas, faux driftwood floor lamps, and peppercorn gray walls over glossy white moldings create a sense of relaxation in this beach getaway (right). Gary Shanabarger IMAGINE. DESIGN. BUILD.COMPLETE RENOVATIONS KITCHEN & BATH DESIGN EXTERIOR INTERIOR INTERIOR DESIGN CGC# 1507216 RENOVATIONS-PLUS.COM 239.593.620011983 TAMIAMI TRAIL N., SUITE #110, NAPLES, FL 34110OUTDOOR KITCHENS OUTDOOR LIVING ROOMS PERGOLAS | WOOD TRIM LANAI CEILING TOUNGE & GROOVE ADDITIONS CROWN MOLDING CUSTOM BUILT-IN CABINETRY PAINTING | FAUX FINISHING BACKSPLASH TILE DESIGN & INSTALLATION
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6 LUXE LIVING OCTOBER 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY BY MICHAEL KORBFlorida Weekly CorrespondentIts safe to say that many of us tend to shop for art in the wrong places big box stores, furniture stores, or retail chains with bin after bin of questionable canvases. But if youre going to be decorating a new home in Southwest Florida, an effort should be made to stop by one of East West Fine Arts two Naples locations: 9115 Strada Place in Mercato and 2425 Tamiami Trail North in the Bigham Galleria. The galleries represent the some of the finest Russian, American and European academically trained artists. Mother and daughter owner/operators Olga and Leeza Arkhangelskaya are Russian natives dedicated to educating customers on the history and importance of each artist and work they represent. The Bigham Galleria location primarily exhibits academically trained masters of the Russian school, while Mercato mixes paintings and sculpture from Russian, American and European artists. Both of the 2,000 square foot galleries are mini museums with the added benefit of having price tags on the displays. (Prices tend to range from $1,000 to $40,000.) Representing such powerful artists as Stanislav Plutenko, Georgy Kurasov and Slava Fokk, each gallery has a number of selections from each, in what can only be described as a feast for the eyes. Stopping in for a quick peek gets visitors an impromptu education from Olga or Leeza about the artists and the pieces hanging before them. If you love art, this is the place to come. Kurasov is neo constructivism, says Leeza, while standing in front of the artists work. The artist is credited with inventing the form. He creates a softness of the human form with these precise angles Its very pleasing to the eye. And to be credited with creating a movement is almost unheard of. Its a talking point sure to keep guests impressed if you place one over your couch. And while the Kurasov pieces truly are dynamic and demand attention, works by Plutenko, which can run up to $40,000, will have you contemplating the artists meaning for a lifetime. Magical, surreal, impactful and mesmerizing, each work generates more thought and inquisition than a semester of college the price suggests. And we can work with people and help them coordinate with their dcor, says Leeza. You will have a real work of art in your home. Its not a print from Ikea. And that work will feed your soul. Not to mention make your couch look great. East West Fine Art 9115 Strada Place (Mercato) 2425 Tamiami Trail North (Bigham Galleria) 821-9459/220-7503 eastwestfineart.comMasterworks with a Russian accentEast West Fine Art helps turn customers into art experts TIM GIBBONS / COURTESY PHOTOSIf these walls could speak youd notice a slight Russian accent. East West Fine Arts two Naples locations feature a wide array of Russian, European and American art from such premier artists as Stanislav Plutenko, Georgy Kurasov, and Slava Fokk. Mother and daughter team Olga and Leeza Arkhangelskaya have an encyclopedic knowledge of the artists they represent.SHOP TALK TIM GIBBONS / COURTESY PHOTOS TIMGIBBONS/COURTESYPHOTOS i n to i i f o y A t itldi
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8 LUXE LIVING OCTOBER 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY BY MICHAEL KORBFlorida Weekly CorrespondentWhen it comes to architecture, its tough to be hotter than Matthew Kragh of MHK Architecture & Planning. Though far from single-handedly, he is changing the face of Naples. In fact, hes so popular right now he recently opened a restaurant themed on his architectural style. With a thoroughly modern reinvention of the Florida cottage, he has tapped into a new consciousness of design for Southwest Florida. And houses such as this stunning singlefamily just four blocks from the beach and four blocks from the shops and restaurants of 5th Avenue South in Old Naples are a major reason why. Coming in at 3,347 square foot under-air (3,913 under roof), this new home is a two-story monument to a life well lived. In fact, its easy to see why Encore Development brought together MHK Architecture, T. Jerulle Construction, and ALD Landscape Architecture to create this four bedroom (plus loft), three fulland one half-bath beauty. Its the very definition of the ideal Naples lifestyle. Furnished by Clive Daniel Home, the residence was designed with entertaining in mind. With wide wood floors under foot, 10-foot tray ceilings overhead, and a livability in between that blends elegance with comfort, family and Built for entertaining, this is the new Old NaplesJust four blocks from the beach and four blocks to the action on 5th Avenue South, this home on the corner of 1st Avenue South and 5th Street North is ideal for being a part of the Naples lifestyle. Design highlights include an outdoor kitchen, re feature and a dramatic staircase tower. Front cover: Designed to impress, the homes great room encompasses a living room, dining room and kitchen, and opens directly onto a very private outdoor space.COVER STORYMATT STEEVES / COURTESY PHOTOSDetailsITS IN THE
FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com OCTOBER 2017 LUXE LIVING 9friends alike can move freely from the high-end gourmet kitchen featuring Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances to the elegant dining area to the chic living room without ever being far from the action. Interior designers Vrinda Albrecht and Susan Trivison knew the developer wanted a fresh coastal contemporary feel that would be appealing to a variety of buyers, so they worked closely off of Kraghs details. We selected furnishings that would complement the architectural features throughout the home, such as the steppedgeometric tray ceilings, the deep ebony wood flooring, and the contrasted black and white kitchen, says Ms. Albrecht. We used gray, black, and navy to add contrast to the overall white environment. (Then) we selected a classic track arm sofa with a beautiful textured Greek-key patterned fabric and oversized lounge chairs with a sleek gray-blue velvet covering. We used a lot of texture over pattern to keep the look updated and fresh. Frankly, its a study in upscale livability. The pair captured the essence of the coastal atmosphere by using the dark navy and highlighting with gray accents to keep it in line with current trends but also present a classic timeless appeal. Im totally bias, but I love this house, says Realtor Dante DiSabato of William Raveis Real Estate, who was part of the team from Encore that developed the property. Its designed to be comfortable, yet stylish, and offers an amazing level of ease of use. Its just so well thought out. This is a home where you can turn the key and immediately be experiencing all the best parts of Naples. The main living area opens onto an outdoor living area with western exposure, a custom pool and spa featuring rich ipe decking, an outdoor kitchen with dining area, and enough lounge area for you to perfect your tan. Also off the pool area is the large master suite with movie star good looks and an expansive en suite that features breathtaking tile work and a full body jet shower system. Conveniently, a spacious laundry room is nearby. And if youre looking for a bit a peace and quiet away from all the action, all you have to do is walk up the homes dramatic custom staircase located in the homes tower (or take the elevator) to find yourself in a loft perfectly perched to allow for viewing of both the pool area and side yard. We especially enjoy the upstairs loft which features a large white sectional and a cluster of uniquely shaped concrete tables, says Trivison. The bright white fabric is 100% live-able as it is a Sunbrella material that can be easily cleaned with warm soapy water or a little diluted bleach for lifes messier moments. It is a comfortable and inviting space that is well balanced with a large iron chandelier that mimics the beamed ceiling. The second floor is also home to three more bedrooms, one of which functions as a second master suite, meaning guests can enjoy the party long into the night and know theyll have a room for the night. You know, maybe MHK should get into the hotel business, too. The home, which also features a full two-car garage, is available fully furnished for $4.175 million. Encore Development 2240 Venetian Court 514-4646; encdev.com MHK Architecture & Planning 975 6th Ave. S. 331-7092; mhkap.com Clive Daniel Home 2777 Tamiami Trail N. 261-4663; clivedaniel.com T Jeruelle Construction 2670 Horseshoe Dr. N 213-1143; tjflorida.comCOVER STORY The open concept living area features a beautiful chef-grade kitchen with Wolf and Sub-Zero appliances which spills out into the main living area as well as the gorgeous outdoor living space and pool area with Western exposure. The large main oor master suite (there is another master on the second oor) opens directly onto the pool, making late-night swims surprisingly convenient for the potential owners (left). The homes spacious loft is an oasis away from the action on the main oor and features durable fabrics in case things get messy.
10 LUXE LIVING OCTOBER 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLY NAPLES 2465 Trade Center Way 239-592-6006 BONITA SPRINGS 3333 Renaissance Blvd 239-948-9000 Monday Friday 9 to 5 Saturday 10 to LIGHTINGWILSONLIGHTING.COMSINCE 1975TRY IT ON FOR SIZE.At Wilson, you can see, touc h and take home any one of our gorgeous in-stock chandeliers, pendants, lamps and ceiling fans. If its not right, return it. Now, thats a perfect t. #672445 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. Forever golf course views and sunsets in The Quarry ...and lives like a single family home $415,000 Dave & Ann Renner Dave Renner: 239.784.5552 Ann Renner: 239.784.5555 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com renners2.com The Venetian Village O ce 4300 Gulf Shore Blvd N., #100 Naples, FL 34103 Trusted. Proven. Respected.RANDALL PERRY / COURTESY PHOTOS BY MICHAEL KORBFlorida Weekly CorrespondentWhen youre buying a condo in a town thats new to you, it makes sense to want to put your own stamp on it. After all, when youre busy spending the day hitting the links, beaches and restaurants, you want to come home to a place that makes you feel comfortable. This particular beauty was purchased fully furnished and professionally designed, but not to the new owners personal style. At time of purchase, the 2,950 square foot, three-bedroom, three-and-a-half bath space could have been labeled fussy with a hint of delicate. But the owners were looking for something a bit more livable, so they called Kira Krmms Koastal Design Group. Our clients purchased their condo a few months before season and wanted it transformed before their arrival in January, says Ms. Krmm. This was their first purchase in Naples and intended it to be a short term investment property to see how they liked the area as a seasonal vacation From complicated to sublimeA Tiburon penthouse condo simplified for sophisticated eleganceThe condos dining area went from tolerable to terrific with sleek chairs tailored in subtle blue fabric with chrome nail heads which coordinate with the tables polished steel base.MAKEOVER m Th fr sl bl he th Before 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 agostinos.com Also visit: interiorsbyagostinos.com Visit Our ShowroomFINE FURNITURE. ART GALLERY. DESIGN STUDIO. ACCESSORIES & BOTANICALS LIGHTING FURNITURE UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE MIRRORS & LARGE ART GALLERY Complimentary Interior Design END OF SUMMER SALE
spot to enjoy with friends and family. (Originally) it was purchased new and had been professionally decorated in an elaborate traditional style that did not reflect their taste and lifestyle. They wanted interior design elements that would be more suited to their new vacation condominium in coastal destination such as Naples. Part of the challenge was that the husband preferred contemporary styling, while the wife leaned towards classic elements. With a blend of bone, taupe, subtle blues, and luscious textures, Ms. Krmm created a home that coexists nicely with the surrounding golf course views. The end result is more cohesive and subdued, and feels perfectly suited to seasonal visits. Gone is the neuvo European line green accents that originally made up the master suite replaced by a relaxing space that oozes comfort. The media room/study went from a frenzied collection of patterns to an elegant room that wont induce a panic attack. Even more impressive was the finished results were achieved in such a short timeframe. Our plan was to update the unit with all new customized furnishings, fixtures, dcor and wall finishes, while working around the existing cabinetry, flooring, and architectural details, adds Ms. Krmm. Neutral backgrounds and fabrics on key furnishings allows for color to be incorporated through accessories such as accent pillows and artwork. They were thrilled with the results both luxurious and livable, with a timeless interior that now reflects both the husband and wifes unique styles fresh, polished, elegant, a fusion of traditional elements with modern nuances. The perfect vibe for an upscale vacation property. And one that feels like home for its owners. Koastal Design Group Kira Krmm & Co. 707 12th Ave. S. 992-5586; koastaldesigngroup.com FLORIDA WEEKLY OCTOBER 2017 LUXE LIVING 11 Kira Krmm took the homes den from chaotic to quiet thanks to warm grey upholstery on the sofa, a Neptune zinc leather coffee table, and smoke grey drapes (top). Warm hues and clean lines define the newly inviting living room anchored by a cozy seating area (below). Meanwhile, the master bedroom got toned down with a tufted bed in light neutral fabric topped with light seafoam bedding, a lounge chair in driftwood grey, and a library table doing desk duty in a weathered mineral finish.MAKEOVER pi th ri ti r a BeforeBeforeBefore Duette Honeycomb Shades Pirouette window shadings Skyline Gliding Window Panels FORT MYERS15881 S Tamiami Trl Ste 2 M-F: 9:00am 5:00pm Sat: By Appointment Only 239-415-7312 NAPLES7740 Preserve Ln Ste 11 M-F: 9:00am 5:00pm Sat: By Appointment Only 239-631-2528At Home Blinds & Decor, Inc.www.athomeblinds.com
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