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Arduous post-Irma cleanup continuesDriving along any busy road in Collier County right now, one might wonder whether there truly was a catastrophic storm here in September. Venture off the main arteries, however, and the scene is vastly different. As cleanup efforts following Hurricane Irma begin to stretch toward Halloween and with predictions that those efforts will last into 2018 the recovery stages are SEE CLEANUP, A8 EAREST READERS: THE PARTY WEEK WEVE ALL EAREST READERS: THE PARTY WEEK WEVE ALL been waiting and prepping for since last been waiting and prepping for since last October is nigh upon us. As you read October is nigh upon us. As you read this very article, piles of boas, stacks this very article, piles of boas, stacks of tutus and corsets, and boxes of cosof tutus and corsets, and boxes of costumes are being hauled down from attics and tumes are being hauled down from attics and Highlights at this years Fantasy Fest. Highlights at this years Fantasy Fest. A11 INSIDE : BY BY LAURA RICHARDSON LAURA RICHARDSON Revelers and partygoers celebrate at Fantasy Fest last year. Dont miss this years fun.PHOTOS BY ROB ONEAL, FREAS PHOTOGRAPHY AND CAROL TEDESCO / COURTESY TO FLORIDA WEEKLYDSEE FANTASY, A10 BY ROBBIE SPENCERrspencer@ Florida Weekly Correspondent OPINION A4 NEWS OF THE WEIRD A12 CLUB NOTES A14 HEALTHY LIVING A26 PETS OF THE WEEK A28 ON THE MOVE A31 NETWORKING A34-35 OPEN HOUSE MAP B22 BOOK REVIEW C2 THEATER REVIEW C10 FILM REVIEW C12 CUISINE NEWS C24-27 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDE Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store. WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017Vol. IX, No. 52 FREE House HuntingA beautiful villa in Grey Oaks for $1,390,000. B1 Behind the WheelCheck out Bentleys fast and luxurious Bentayga SUV. A22 Its a mergerLake Michigan Credit Union and Encore Bank says joining forces a good move. A30 Economy of wordsSanibel writers conference author pens micro memoirs. C1 TIFFANY KELLY / TRK PHOTOGRAPHY / COURTESY PHOTORobert of Philadelphia employees sorting and organizing donations for Hurricane Irma relief at Immokalee Technical College.


A2 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY EXPLORE DESIGNER FURNISHINGS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA NAPLES SHOWROOM 7200 TRAIL BOULEVARD239.598.3330STORES IN FT. MYERS, PINELLAS PARK, SARASOTA & TARPON INQUIRE ABOUT COMPLIMENTARY IN-HOME DESIGN SERVICES roger COMMENTARYFiguring costsLet me start with a breakdown of comparative values. One trillion. If Im not mistaken, a trillion is made up of a thousand billions. Thats a lot of billions. A billion a single solitary billion is made up of a thousand millions. And a million? A million bucks isnt much in the long run, not at a mere thousand thousands. But itll get you a good weekend in Paris, thats for sure, or an ice cream sundae from the Royal Scoop in Bonita Springs for $10.02, with tax included and change to spare. When you figure costs, you should always look at the things you want right now and the things you may not want or ever see, even if youre paying for them. Say you want a good evening meal right now, so you sashay into Naples and wind up at Sea Salt. Youd better figure on paying $200 per person or more. But what if youve had hors doeuvres and dinner with wine, and suddenly (its a nice night for a cross-state drive, after all) you find yourself craving a room for two at the Breakers in Palm Beach? Well, friend, thats going to cost you. The place runs at least $600 a night, and thats just for a broom closet. You have some money in your pocket, obviously. So the next morning you decide you need either a glorious investment or another delicious expense. You consider buying the violin made by Arthur Catton Lancaster and used by Wallace Hartley for $1.7 million, but you reject the idea. You cant drive a violin, to start with you probably cant play it, either and you wouldnt want to take this lovely little fiddle on your yacht (cost for the Hatteras 70 Motor Yacht with two 1,600 HP CAT 32A diesel engines, about $5 million). Mr. Hartley, the bandleader, used the instrument to play Nearer My God To Thee as the Titanic went down. It tends to sink boats, apparently. Itll be another car, then, and Palm Beach County has all the sporty ones: say a Lamborghini for $200,000, a topend Porsche for roughly half that, or a Chevy Corvette for about $55,000. Maybe you just buy the three together, an automotive triptych. All thats fun toss in a house for a couple or $5 million (only a tiny fraction of a billion, after all) and itll be even more fun, but dont buy it near the beach. When your kid reaches 40 or 50, itll be underwater. So that settles that. Now, what about the things you dont want or need, or may not even see, even though youre paying for them? Bridges, for example. If you decide to build the Bob Graham Sunshine Skyway over Tampa Bay stretching about four miles long and 430 feet high, complete with 84 steel tubes that encase steel cables supporting the main span, youre going to pay $244 million at least you would have in 1987. In todays dollars that would be about $526 million a mere half-billion, or so. But how often are you going to use that bridge? Not to worry, it still has investment value. Even decades later travelers have to pay $1.25 to cross the Sunshine Skyway, and about 50,000 do every day. So were raking in almost $23 million a year, just from tolls. Such bridges probably exist all over the U.S. of A., along with other public investments some people use and some dont. Libraries, for example. Parks. Public education, which isnt cheap. The public schools budget for Palm Beach County last year was $2.31 billion thats 2,310 million, by the way and worth it, I hope. Lee County spent $1.4 billion, Collier spent $977 million, and Charlotte came in at a paltry $247.8 million. Im still good with those costs. Heck, Im even happy to pay $16 billion to $20 billion to fix the Everglades and Floridas entire water system from near Orlando south to Florida Bay. Thats the cost figured by the Army Corps of Engineers for the total 30-year package, known as the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan. Id do it in two years, though, not 30. Probably save money and more than a few tourist businesses. But now Ive reached the limit of my spending tolerance. Because I hate the cost of the current wars. I dont want to spend another nickel on another grain of sand in Iraq or Afghanistan, and certainly not in a tangle with the North Koreans or anybody else no, sir. Though the numbers are slippery, the costs of Iraq and Afghanistan alone are ridiculous no matter who figures them: almost $5 trillion so far, according to Brown Universitys Cost of War project. Remember: A trillion is 1,000 billions, and each billion is 1,000 millions. For even a single trillion, therefore, you could fix the entire Everglades ecosystem at least 50 times. For $5 trillion you could fix it 250 times. What really bothers a cost-minded hound like me, though, is the waste of good blood money. At some point in the not-too-distant past, the death count alone for Americans reached 3,019 in Afghanistan, and 4,520 in Iraq. Thats 7,539 bodies shipped home in flag-draped caskets since 2002. Now look, people, thats just economically wrong. The human body carries about 1.5 gallons of blood, which is 12 pints. The cost of a single pint of redcell blood product now on the market runs in the $120 to $150 range. So by my scrupulous calculations, weve just thrown away 90,468 pints of good American blood. Taken at an average value, say, of $135 a pint, I figure weve squandered $12,213,810, right there. What a waste.


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A4 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY PublisherShelley Hobbsshobbs@floridaweekly.comEditorCindy Piercecpierce@floridaweekly.comReporters & ColumnistsEric Bretan Stephanie Davis Jerry Greenfield Bob Harden Dan Hudak Phil Jason Myles Kornblatt Lindsey Nesmith Scott Simmons Robbie Spencer Drew Sterwald Nancy Stetson Evan Williams Roger WilliamsPhotographersPeggy Farren Tim Gibbons Vandy Major Bernadette La Paglia Charlie McDonald Bob Raymond Ivan SeligmanCopy EditorCathy CottrillFood & Wine EditorKaren Feldmankfeldman@floridaweekly.comPresentation EditorEric Raddatzeraddatz@floridaweekly.comAssistant Presentation EditorHannah KruseProduction ManagerAlisa Bowmanabowman@floridaweekly.comGraphic DesignersMeg Roloff Chris Andruskiewicz Paul Heinrich Scott Sleeper Circulation ManagerMaggie Circulation AssistantTom HumphreyCirculationGreg Tretwold Anthony Scrace Allan Clayton Maria ChavezAccount ExecutivesNicole Ryannryan@floridaweekly.comCori Higginschiggins@floridaweekly.comAdam Schonberg aschonberg@floridaweekly.comDrew McAuleyandrew.mcauley@floridaweekly.comSales and Marketing AssistantKatie BabkaBusiness Office ManagerKelli CaricoPublished by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddis Jeffrey Cull Jim Dickerson Naples Florida Weekly 9051 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 202 Naples, Florida 34108 Phone 239.325.1960 Fax: 239.325.1964 Subscriptions:Copyright: The contents of the Florida Weekly are copyright 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 and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $34.95 in-county$53.95 in-state $60.95 out-of-state OPINIONThe United States of AlabamaHaving lived in Mississippi for almost a decade, there is not too much to be learned about Alabama that I dont already know. The Magnolia State is pretty much in the running for dead-last as compared to other states on issues of economic prosperity, educational attainment, lowest rates of poverty, health and wellness and racial progress; Alabama is generally reliable as close or second-to-dead-last on the same quotidian measures. If you live in Mississippi and look across the state line into Alabama, you recognize what you see. Both states institutionalized systemic discrimination against African-Americans. State legislatures codified secondclass citizenship for black people into the rule of law, social and economic policy, and social norms governing every aspect of racial relations, as in the use of public transportation and water fountains, for example. White people set the rules. Black people were expected to follow them or suffer the consequences. And we all know, there were horrific consequences. Intimidation backed up by the threat of physical violence against African-Americans was commonplace. I remember once reading a report from a survey conducted by Mississippis Department of Tourism that fear was the No. 1 reason more black people didnt visit the state. The post-agrarian promoters of the New South sought to overcome the regions backwardness and address its issues of racial injustice. But neither Mississippi nor Alabama was so inclined. Preserving our way of life was code for keeping black people in their place. Both states paid a price, failing to achieve the quality of life had state leaders been wiser, more enlightened, and chosen more justly. Their choices robbed the states of human capital and the capacity to compete economically as compared to other states. What Mississippi and Alabama did excel in was defending the indefensible, including racially motivated murders and discrimination, wage slavery, separate and unequal schools, denial of voting rights and corruption of the rule of law. It is why both states became notoriously bloody battlegrounds during the American Civil Rights Movement. White supremacists murdered and assassinated African-Americans and civil rights workers, burning and bombing more than 300 black churches, all with impunity. Birminghams 16th Street Baptist Church was the site of a bombing in 1963 that injured 14 and killed four young girls attending Sunday school. In Mississippi, three young men who had participated in Freedom Summer, a 1964 campaign to register black voters, were murdered. The horrific killings spurred Congress to pass, with Democratic support, The Civil Rights Act of 1964. But the Democrats were no saints on issues of racial justice. It was The States Rights Democratic Party, the Dixiecrats, who debuted the Confederate battle flag in 1948 to rally white supremacists and champion segregation. The approval of the legislation opened the door for Richard Nixon and the GOP to cultivate white southerners disaffected by the Democrats support of the bill, driving a stake into the heart of the Democrats Solid South. The GOP today owes its dominance in national politics to the South. It is the engine room of the partys right-wing extremism. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is from Alabama. In 1986, he was the U.S. Attorney in Mobile when the Senate Judiciary Committee rejected his nomination for a federal judgeship. Sessions had a tainted history of discriminatory attitudes and behaviors toward African-Americans that made his views racially suspect. They still are. Last month, Alabama Republicans chose Roy S. Moore in the GOP Senate primary runoff. During the era of George H.W. Bush, he was known nationally for his right-wing extremism and virulent, anti-gay views. Since then, he has been twice defrocked as an Alabama Supreme Court Judge for flouting the authority of the federal court system and for violating Alabamas canon of judicial ethics. In 2003, he defied orders to remove from under the dome of the Alabama judiciary building a two-ton block of granite inscribed with the Ten Commandments. He ordered it installed in the dead of night, much to the surprise of his fellow justices. Alabamans took no offense and re-elected him in 2010. He again was suspended for the rest of his term for instructing the states 68 probate judges to ignore a Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality. Moore has publicly stated that the First Amendment protects only Christians, 9/11 was Gods retribution for societys evil and Obama isnt an American citizen. The Democratic opponent Moore will face in December is Douglas Jones. Charles D. Pierce wrote in Esquire about Jones: In 2001, Jones convicted two men for the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham in 1963, one of the iconic white supremacist terrorist acts of that period. One of those bastards already died in prison and the other keeps getting denied parole. If youd rather be represented in the Senate by a lawless theocratic lunatic, rather than a guy that finally got justice for four murdered little girls, well, you deserve anything that goddam happens to you. If extremists like Moore triumph, welcome to the United States of Alabama. Leslie Lilly is a native Floridian who writes frequently on issues of politics, public policy and philanthropy, earning national recognition for her leadership in the charitable sector. She resides with her family and pugs in Jupiter. Email her at and read past blog posts on Tumblr at llilly15.Tumblr.Tillerson should goIf Secretary of State Rex Tillerson resigned, how would anyone know? He has become the nations least influential top diplomat in recent memory. His relationship with the president of the United States is strained at best, he has no philosophy or signature initiative, he has barely staffed his own department, and hes alienated the foreign service. The former CEO of ExxonMobil has taken one of the power positions in the U.S. government and made it an afterthought. Who knows the truth of the NBC story that he was close to quitting last summer over clashes with President Donald Trump? But Tillersons strange press availability swearing his loyalty to the president is not the sort of thing loyalists usually have to do. The secretary of state dodged questions about whether he had, indeed, as NBC reported, called Trump a moron almost certainly the first time in U.S. history a Cabinet official has been asked about personally insulting the president he works for and apparently been unable, in good conscience, to deny it. Tillerson doesnt have an easy job. He works for a mercurial and bombastic boss who has a well-developed skill for humiliating his underlings. Even a practiced and slick diplomat even Henry Kissinger; heck, even Cardinal Richelieu would find the circumstances trying. But Tillerson is at sea. Hes an accomplished man who ascended to the leadership of a quasistate as CEO of ExxonMobil. As such, he had done plenty of work abroad. It was in business, though, not government. Unlike, say, James Mattis advising Trump on defense matters, this is not a professional guiding an amateur; its another amateur trying to school an amateur. Is it any wonder that it hasnt gone well? In a nationalist administration, he is a man without a country. He doesnt have a constituency in the foreign-policy establishment, in the media, in Congress or in the bureaucracy. Neither of the opposing dispensations in American foreign policy should feel vested in Tillerson. If youre a liberal internationalist who wants Trump checked, youd prefer someone better suited to the task. If youre a Trumpist who wants Trump empowered to transform American foreign policy, you want someone who is in sympathy with that goal.Tillerson has been on the other side of Trump on big issues like the Paris climate accord and the Iran nuclear deal. Theres no doubt that Trumps instincts need to be restrained and channeled. Thats different from trying to frustrate them, which is bound to run afoul of Dean Achesons maxim: The most important aspect of the relationship between the president and the secretary of state is that they both understand who is president. Tillersons diplomatic skills havent yet been tested on anything important. At this point, he probably fails a threshold test: Can he reliably be thought to speak for the United States government? The former ExxonMobil chief might imagine himself indispensable as a minder of the president. Yet Trump is now surrounded by generals who no one doubts are responsible and influential. If Tillerson left, the government would operate as before except with a chance thered be a secretary of state better suited to the role. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. h i H b h t rich LOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly t i t e i d


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A6 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Dont let a missed deadline keep you from relief assistanceThe Federal Emergency Management Agency reminds Florida homeowners and business owners of important dates and deadlines related to cleanup and recovery from Hurricane Irma. Deadlines have already passed for Operation Blue Roof and Florida Crisis Cleanup. Some of the following deadlines might be extended, but FEMA officials urge everyone to apply as soon as possible. Disaster Unemployment Assistance You may be eligible for unemployment assistance if you have become unemployed as a result of Hurricane Irma, are not eligible for regular state unemployment insurance and need unemployment benefits and re-employment services. Deadline: Tuesday, Oct. 31. Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program This program provides short-term, interest-free loans in amounts up to $50,000 for small businesses that experienced physical or economic damage during Hurricane Irma. Deadline: Tuesday, Oct. 31. Request for Public Assistance FEMA provides grants so that state, tribal, territorial and local governments as well as certain private nonprofit organizations can respond to and recover from effects of Hurricane Irma. Eligible applicants are reimbursed for disaster-related costs for emergency response, debris removal and permanent work such as repairs or replacements of schools, roads, bridges and other public infrastructure. Deadlines: The Florida Division of Emergency Management requests that applications for reimbursement under this program be made by Sunday, Nov. 5. Those requests will then be forwarded to FEMA on or before the RPA deadline of Friday, Nov. 10. To date, 700 RPAs have been received. Individual assistance Individuals may be eligible for FEMA assistance for rent, temporary housing and home repairs to primary residences, as well as funding for other serious disaster-related needs. Nearly $740 million has been approved to help Floridians recover, and nearly 2.4 million registrations have been received. Deadline: Thursday, Nov. 9. U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest loans Next to insurance, the U.S. Small Business Administration is the primary source of money for long-term rebuilding of disaster-damaged private property. If you apply for disaster assistance with FEMA, you might be referred to the SBA for additional assistance. The filing deadline for physical property damage applications through the SBA is Thursday, Nov. 9. The filing deadline for economic injury applications through the SBA is Monday, June 11, 2018. To date, SBA has approved 1,300 loans for more than $47.5 million in Florida. Immediate foreclosure relief The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has granted a 90-day moratorium on foreclosures and forbearance on foreclosures of Federal Housing Administration-insured home mortgages in Florida. This moratorium expires on Saturday, Dec. 9. Transitional Sheltering Assistance FEMAs TSA program assists those who are unable to return to their pre-disaster primary residence because it is either uninhabitable or inaccessible. TSA provides disaster survivors with a paid shortterm stay in a hotel or motel. If you have received this assistance, you need to keep track of your own checkout date using these options: Go online if you have established an account at www.DisasterAssistance. gov Call the FEMA helpline at 800-6213362. Check your email and text messages for notification (if you signed up for these when you registered). Visit a FEMA Disaster Recovery Center and ask staff to check your date. NFIP grace period extension for policy renewals National Flood Insurance Policies with an expiration date of Aug. 7-Oct. 6, 2017, are eligible for a grace period extension. Payment for those policies must be received within 120 days of the policy expiration. The NFIP cannot pay a claim for a flood loss that occurs after a policy expiration date unless the policyholders insurance company receives the payment in full for renewal on or before the last day of the grace period. The quickest way to apply for federal assistance is online at Applications can also be made by phone at 800-621-3362 (Voice, 711 or VS) or 800-462-7585 (TTY). Due to high demand, lines may be busy. Be patient, and try calling in the morning or evening when call volume may be lower. The above lines are open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week until further notice. For more recovery information, visit, or follow @ FEMARegion4 on Twitter or FEMA on Facebook. Agostinos wants bicycles for Everglades City Interiors by Agostinos invites the public to donate bicycles to Hurricane Irma victims in Everglades City and the surrounding areas. A collection drive takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 21-22, at the design studio and showroom at 11985 Tamiami Trail N. in North Naples. New or used bicycles and tricycles for children and adults are welcome. The collection effort was inspired by a number of stories the Agostinos team heard about Everglades City residents having a tough time getting to school and work because their bicycles were destroyed in the storm surge from Hurricane Irma. People in the small fishing community, which stretches less than two miles, heavily rely on bikes for transportation around town.


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A8 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYjust beginning for a number of neighborhoods in Collier County. In Golden Gate, widespread roof issues are made glaringly obvious by the ubiquitous blue tarps stretched over house after house. Alongside the streets in front of many of those houses: piles of vegetation debris next to piles of soggy drywall remains, mildewed mattresses and ruined furnishings. A number of restaurants and small businesses near Goodland and Marco Island remain closed. And then theres the situation in Immokalee. Drive past the casino and youll see businesses with windows still boarded up. Keep going, and youll realize the vast majority of residents live in trailers and mobile homes. Many of them have blue tarps adorning their roofs. Some have walls and roofs that are simply gone. In all my years here, I have never seen anything like this in our community, said Rob DiLella, one of the owners of Robert of Philadelphia hair salon in Naples. Every fall, salon employees go on a retreat to build camaraderie and pump one another up for the coming season. This year, Mr. DiLella chartered a bus to take his team of 50-plus people out to Immokalee, where they spent the day at Immokalee Technical College to help organize and distribute supply donations. Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc on Immokalee, said I-TECH assistant director Aaron Paquette. Most of the families living in trailers have been displaced, or worse. Worse being that many are still living in those trailers with torn roofs, mold growing inside and some still remaining without power due to surges in the electrical system. One of the families has a son named Ricky, who Mr. DiLella learned about from one of his salon employees. He says Rickys story was his inspiration for getting his team out to help. Ricky is 4 years old, has Down syndrome and has undergone four surgeries in his short life, including two open-heart surgeries. His family was denied aid from FEMA. They are living in their trailer that had roof damage, with black mold now thriving in and on the walls, ceiling everywhere. Mr. DiLella said the family is concerned for Rickys health, given his previous hardships. But they have nowhere else to go. Picking up the pieces Since classes resumed at I-TECH on Sept. 21, students and teachers have been working tirelessly throughout the agricultural community. Construction students have been laying out plywood and covering roofs with tarps. The college has acted as a central donation point, with all kinds of donations including food, water, clothing, diapers, etc. coming in from as far away as Pennsylv ania and as close by as the Greater Naples YMCA. We realize this is just a Band-Aid on larger issues, Mr. Paquette said. However, hopefully we are providing families with some sense of normalcy until homes, lives, business and the community is whole again. Kamela Patton, superintendent of Collier County Public Schools, said I-TECHs role in the recovery effort has another benefit: Using the campus as a centralized hub for hurricane relief efforts and supplies to help our Immokalee families allows our seven other Immokalee schools to identify and refer families in need to I-TECH, while keeping their primary focus on teaching our students, she said. We are grateful to the community support that has come from all parts of our great country to help our students and families get through this tough time. In the early days after Irma, Mr. Paquette said, I-TECH staff and relief volunteers noticed a few familiar faces coming out to pick up free supplies that they would turn around and then try to sell to needy families. To remedy the problem, I-TECH set up a work order system for people in need to fill out request forms. Rickys 19-year-old sister is an I-TECH student. On the day Mr. DiLellas salon team was there to help, she was among several students who were driving around the community delivering supplies to families and individuals who had filled out forms, but who had no means of transportation to pick up relief items at the college. The teen said she believes in doing her part to help in the recovery because the community is so tight-knit. She and some of her fellow students have been a big help in the vetting process for distributing post-Irma donations; someone can almost always vouch for a family that submits a work order. Everyone knows each other in this town, she said. We look out for each other." CLEANUPFrom page 1TIFFANY KELLY / TRK PHOTOGRAPHY / COURTESY PHOTOSRobert of Philadelphia employees ventured out to Immokalee Technical College on Oct. 9. Robert of Philadelphia co-owner Rob DiLella hugs 4-year-old Immokalee resident Ricky. Mr. DiLella credited Rickys story as his inspiration to close the salon for a day and bring his employees out to the agricultural community to help with Hurrican Iram relief efforts. How to help>> With relief supplies pouring in to help Immokalee residents, the need for donations has shifted toward air conditioners and proper bedding. Window A/C units (10,000 BTUs or less) are needed to help keep moldproducing moisture out of mobile homes. Twin mattresses are also needed. >> Immokalee Technical College is coordinating donation and distribution efforts in the agricultural community. For more information, call Aaron Paquette at the school, 377-9902, email PaquetAa@collierschools. com or visit Robert of Philadelphia employees sorting and organizing donations for Hurricane Irma relief at Immokalee Technical College. Donations for Immokalee residents affected by the hurricane include boxes of clothes in every size for men, women and children. Damaged mobile homes are a common sight in Immokalee following Hurricane Irma.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 NEWS A9 800 Laurel Oak Drive, Suite 101 Naples, FL 34108 FM National Bank & Trust welcomes Private Wealth Advisors Gregory Otis, Kerry Edwards and Curt Edwards to the Naples ob ce. t ey each bring decades of experience to FM and believe in building relationships and delivering high levels of client service. FM expands Trust & Investment Team.Curt EdwardsSenior Vice President Private Wealth Advisor Kerry EdwardsSenior Vice President Private Wealth AdvisorGregory OtisSenior Vice President Private Wealth AdvisorStop by the Naples ob ce or give them a call: Gregory Otis 239-963-0759 Kerry Edwards 239-963-0766 Curt Edwards 239-963-0767Identity theft is focus of forumThe Hodges University Identity Fraud Institute, the Collier County Identity Theft Task Force and WINK News present a community forum addressing scams and identity theft from 3-4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at the Naples campus of Hodges U., 2647 Professional Way. Admission is free. The program will focus on concerns relating to the Equifax data breach as well as disaster-related fraud and scams. WINK News anchor and callto-action reporter Lindsey Sablan will moderate the panel discussion. Panelists are: Jeff Alluri, vice president of consulting, Element Technologies; Tino Cimato, assistant state attorney, State Attorneys Office Economic Crime Unit; Mary Hammond, Special Agent in Charge, IRS-CI, Tampa Field Office; Jeffrey Haut, attorney, Vernon Litigation Group; Carrie Kerskie, director of the Identity Fraud Institute at Hodges University; Lee Lefkowitz, T2 technical expert wih the Social Security Administration; Lt. Chad Parker, Collier County Sheriffs Office Economic Crimes Unit; and State Sen. Kathleen Passidomo. Although admission to the forum is free, and registration is not required. For more information, email Ms. Kerskie at rescheduledHurricane Irma interrupted plans for a celebration of the Identity Fraud Institutes twoyear anniversary luncheon, but now Combating Identity Fraud: Two Years Later has been rescheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2, at the Hodges Naples campus. CenturyLink is the title sponsor. Guests will hear from local, state and national representatives on the issues of identity theft and data breach and will hear about progress made over the past two years. Tickets are $45. For reservations or more information, call 598-6281 or email Shred party set for IBERIABANK on MarcoIBERIABANK on Marco Island hosts the next community shred party from 9 a.m. until noon Saturday, Nov. 4, at the bank parking lot. Individuals are limited to 10 boxes/bags of paper and will be charged $3 per box/bag, with all proceeds benefiting Collier County Honor Flight and its efforts to transport veterans to Washington, D.C., to see the war memorials erected in honor of their service. CCHF has conducted 13 such flights to date, with an early focus on World War II and Korean War vets because of their advancing age. The banks signature shred parties also include live music and other entertainment, refreshments and more fun. The Nov. 4 event on Marco is the 25th shred party the bank has hosted. Its the perfect opportunity to safely and securely dispose of outdated bank statements, checks, legal agreements, bills and more including anything sensitive that was damaged during Hurricane Irma.


A10 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY dragged from under beds. Outfits (or dragged from under beds. Outfits (or lack-of-outfits) for every theme party lack-of-outfits) for every theme party are being meticulously plotted out to are being meticulously plotted out to the tiniest accessory (or strategically the tiniest accessory (or strategically placed scrap of clothing one must placed scrap of clothing one must avoid violating public decency laws, avoid violating public decency laws, after all). after all). Yes, friends, the clouds of glitter in the air can only mean one thing. Its almost time for Fantasy Fest here in Key West, and the bodies large, small, taut, squidgy, old, young and many nearly naked have already started arriving in droves. Maybe youve been stuck under a very large rock for the past few decades. If so, youre forgiven for not knowing what Fantasy Fest is. Allow me to explain. Begun in 1979 as a way of boosting an otherwise dull and deserted time of year in Key West, this 10-day adults-only festival has since morphed into the largest event in the Keys, and one of the most unique and popular of its kind in the country. Imagine Halloween and Mardi Gras got very, very drunk one night in late January and nine months later that beautiful union begat Fantasy Fest. To hear locals tell it, the event started out small quaint, even with early themes like Old Key West and Plays of Tennessee Williams. Over time, it developed a decidedly more adult attitude (most participants of last years Political Voodoo & Ballot Box Barbarians seemed to have been bused in from a campaign caucus where clothes are irrelevant, but silver body paint is ubiquitous). Its doubtful that founding member Joe Liszka could have foreseen todays current iteration of Fantasy Fest. Joe, who in 9 was busy serving as the president of the Tourist Development Association of Monroe County, spent his days wracking his brain for strategies to attract more tourists to the Keys in the off-season. Always popular during the winter months amongst tourists fleeing the cold, business dropped significantly after the weather became more pleasant north of Miami. The snowbirds flew back to their nests, so to speak, leaving empty hotels and bars and plummeting profits behind them. According to the official history of Fantasy Fest, Joe led fellow TDA board member Frank Romano down to Duval Street on Halloween and asked him to report what he saw when the twosome arrived at the quiet, uninhabited roadside. It turned out to be a trick question; Romano saw nothing, which was, Joe explained, precisely the point. The islands residents and shopkeepers had developed a distinctly European habit of boarding up their homes and businesses and leaving for vacation en masse during the scorching fall months of September and October. To Joe, there was no reason that Key West should conform to the typical tourist-driven template of high season/low season occupancy. Key West was sunny and strange all year round why should its visitors not take advantage of that fact all 365 days of the year? He felt the island needed an injection of fun, something exciting that would draw crowds and reinvigorate the community during what had become a decidedly dreary time to be in the Keys. Almost 40 years later, Fantasy Fest still celebrated during the 10 days leading up to Halloween has become the largest and most profitable of all of Key Wests events. Hotels, B&Bs and private rental homes sell out months in advance, with nightly rates skyrocketing in response. (During 2016s election-themed Fantasy Fest, a single hotel room was reportedly rented for almost $700, twice its yearly average rate of $350.) In the weeks leading up to Oct. 31, costume stores spring up seemingly overnight, their aisles overflowing with feather boas, fishnet stockings, masks, makeup and wigs. But for some annual attendees, prep begins far more than a few weeks before the festivals start. With many of the festivals events offering thousands of dollars in cash prizes, seasoned attendees begin work on their costumes six to eight months in advance, or more, with results ranging from Broadway-worthy ensembles to skimpy outfits bordering on obscene. Historically, Key West has been an oasis for some of our nations most dedicated drinkers. Indeed, during Prohibition, Florida remained the wettest state in the Union, maintaining its touristdriven economy thanks to regular ocean shipments of fish curiously shaped like bottles of bootleg liquor. Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, drugs were sold on Duval Street with the kind of vocal salesmanship now relegated to Spring Break T-shirt hawkers. Though eventually the island was forced to clean up its act (thanks to a wonderfully devious scheme perpetrated by FBI agents dressed as karate enthusiasts), there exists today a common misconception that, during Fantasy Fest, the usual laws are suspended in favor of an agreed upon 10-day no holds barred celebration that would make Hugh Hefner blush. The truth, however, is a bit less exciting: on Friday, Oct. 27, and Saturday, Oct. 28, a barrier is established around a few blocks of Duval and its adjoining streets, creating an official Fantasy Zone, inside the perimeter of which revelers may carry open (plastic) containers of alcohol. Backpacks, coolers, water guns and replica weapons are banned for obvious reasons, while mounted officers astride a herd of formidable, glossyhocked police horses perform crowd control duties. Technically, public nudity is illegal in Key West, but during Fantasy Fest that law in particular seems to stretch to about a millimeter before its breaking point, much to the delight of participants (and, sometimes, to the horror of a few wide-eyed families fresh off a Disney cruise ship whose travel agent neglected to mention their wholesome vacation would coincide with the raunchiest time of the year in the Keys). Body painting studios pop up along the length of Duval Street with women ranging from nubile to decrepit lining up to have their torsos painted which, the Key West Police urge people to remember, still does not actually constitute wearing a top. Therefore, the city requests that all bare breasts (painted to appear as twin Basset hounds or otherwise) remain inside the designated Fantasy Zone. This years official Fantasy Fest themed Time Travel Unravels will begin with one of the events only PG-rated parties, the Goombay Festival. Spanning the weekend of Oct. 20, Goombay sees the historic neighborhood of Bahama Village turned into a kind of folksy, exuberant block party, complete with food and craft stalls, though the heart of the festival is undoubtedly the nonstop musical performances. Featuring a wide range of acts including reggae, funk and gospel, the stage at the intersection of Petronia and Fort streets becomes an inclusive dance party for the islands residents and tourists just beginning their Fantasy Fest vacation. Its a joyful two days, accented by the delicious smell of street meat and the promise of all the frozen drinks in hollowed-out fruit your little lush heart could ever desire. Of course, no Fantasy Fest is complete without its special brand of monarchy. For those unfamiliar with the symbolic coronation of the King and Queen of Fantasy Fest, youre in luck: everyone is welcome to attend the official Royal Coronation at the Casa Marina on Oct. 20. In true Key West fashion, the election of this years monarchy is less pomp and circumstance, more flamboyant fabulousness, with a two-hour stage show and appearances by local celebrities. Once crowned, the King and Queen (awarded for having raised the most money for AIDS Help during their campaign) will preside over the rest of the weeks parties, parades, galas and fetes. If altruism is your thing, swing by the USCGC Ingham, a Coast Guard cutter-turned-Maritime Memorial Museum, designated a national memorial to guardians killed in action in World War II and Vietnam. The crew is hosting an Escape Room party. On Friday night, guests can navigate the bowels of the historic ship while solving puzzles in an attempt to break Neptunes curse, thereby saving the entire world. Weve certainly accomplished less on a Friday night. Let the kids bask in the glory of their heroism, then leave them at home for a decidedly R-rated version of one of their favorite fairy tales. Taking it Off to See the Wizard: A Burlesque Parody will see Key Wests best burlesque performers team up with special guests bearing saucy names like Moana Amour and Cheeky Derriere, all hell-bent on subverting the classic childrens story by way of artful striptease. The show runs for six nights only at the Waterfront Playhouse, and after the success of last years Peter Pans Adventures in Naughty Land, its sure to sell out fast. Though not an official Fantasy Fest event, Sundays ever-popular Zombie Bike ride is certainly not to be missed. What started as a rag-tag bunch of weirdos careening down South Roosevelt in zombie makeup has evolved into a traffic-stopping, nation news-covered theme ride from East Martello to downtown Duval Street. Though the event has become less of a ride than a startand-stop, slow-moving parade of fantastically zombified riders trying not to FANTASYFrom page 1 ANDY NEWMAN / FLORIDA KEYS NEWS BUREAUThe 2016 Fantasy Fest Parade on Duval Street.ROB ONEAL / FLORIDA KEYS NEWS BUREAURevelers portraying U.S. Olympic athletes make their way down Duval Street during the 2016 Fantasy Fest Parade in Key West.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 NEWS A11crash into one another, bike traffic along the four-mile route usually decongests enough towards the end of the highway to allow for a friendly breeze or two. There are no limits or expectations for costumes; some riders look ready for their next scene on The Walking Dead, while others might smear some fake blood on their shirt and call it a day, but the more effort you put into your costume, the better, since families camp out in chairs along the way, cheering and filming. Its a unique spectacle to be sure, so tell friends out of town to keep an eye out you might just make the evening news. Oct. 23 starts out with a bang of a starters gun, that is when the annual Heroes and Villains Run/Walk 5K takes off from the Southernmost Beach Caf. Dress up as your favorite hero or villain, make your way to the finish line as fast as you can, and youll be in the running (pun intended) for prizes like funniest costume, most creative and more. The run ends, as all runs should, with a sunset beach party, after which the beach transforms into a pig roast. Forty-five bucks gets you access to a buffet chock full of Cuban classics like sofrito, yucca, tostones, picadillo and roast pork. Tickets for the luau can be purchased at On the other side of the spectrum, the unofficial but always titillating Kinky Karnival, now at the brand-new First Flight Island Restaurant & Brewery (301 Whitehead St.) kicks off at 8 p.m. on Monday night, with costumes required for entry and make no mistake, these are some serious fetishists. The longstanding tradition has resulted in Monday nights becoming an informal Fetish Night island-wide. Keep an eye out for pop-up BDSM parties (how many times have you heard that one at home?) and enjoy wandering around the Fantasy Zone for your first glimpse at just how far some people try to push the boundaries of I swear, officer, Im not naked. Oct. 24 offers up a whole range of festivities, including an animal-themed all-you-can-drink SPCA party, the official Fantasy Fest Poster Signing party, a Beach Bash featuring Patrick and the Swazyees, and of course, the always epic Captain Tonys Party in Plaid, aka the perfect excuse for having held onto those horrifying madras pants for all these years. For a more obvious thrill, theres also the Men of Lab are Tighty Whitey Party, featuring the all-male Adonis-like revue made famous by the Magic Mike movies. Dress code encourages sexy white underwear (not an oxymoron, contrary to what Cosmopolitan and GQ have to say) and tickets are limited. If it was good enough for national treasure Channing Tatum, its more than good enough for Key West. One of this authors favorite non-officially sponsored events is Tutu Tuesday at the Waterfront Brewery (201 William St.). This years theme is Tutu Prom, so bust out that awful three-piece suit or puffy dress, throw a tutu on it, and make sure you and your date get that prom pose down. Wednesday through Saturday are when Fantasy Fest really gets going, with multiple themed parties some official, some unsanctioned happening throughout downtown. Some of the legendary ones: Wednesdays Pet Masquerade, where a procession of costumed pets and their incredibly crafty owners make their way across a stage at the Casa Marina to compete for prizes; Wharfstock, where prototypical pirate hangout Schooner Warf transforms itself into a psychedelic love-child groove fest, complete with body painting contest; the 35th annual Headdress Ball on Thursday, where the phrase the higher the headdress, the closer to God gets tested for serious cash prizes; Seor Frogs ABC party, where anything but clothes gets you in the door (the other side of which bunnies from Nevadas most famous brothel are waiting, along with exotic dancers and cash prizes for the most creative costumes); an all-day, all-night street fair with crafts, food, and last-minute souvenirs; the 16th annual Living Art Expo, where the best human canvases are awarded thousands of dollars; a White Party, Red Party, Blue Party, Pink Party, Toga Party, Slumber Party, Kinky Couples Party, Glow Party, Pirate Party, Foam Party, Nerd Party, and Pajama Party; and, of course, the Dungeon of Dark Secrets party, which is exactly what it sounds like. There are also two massive parades: the first, the locals-favorite Masquerade March, happening Oct. 27, for which thousands of costumed pedestrians gather to parade themselves through downtown. And then, theres Saturdays pice de rsistance: The Official Fantasy Fest Parade, a confetti-throwing, band-booming, float-filled colorful masterpiece to end the festival on a very, very loud note. If youre still alive by Sunday, congratulations! May we suggest scraping yourself off the floor and attending the annual Fat Lady Sings Tea Dance at La Te Da. We have it on very good authority that yes, there will be a fat lady present, yes, she will sing, and that afterward, all of it, finally, will be over. At least, until we learn the theme for next year. The full list of events, including tickets, start times, and contact info for all official Fantasy Fest events can be found at (those interested in attending any of the weeks unofficial events should use Facebook or FLORIDA KEYS NEWS BUREAULast years Fantasy Fest Parade on Duval Street got pretty wild. Fantasy Fest 2017>> For detailed event information head to Below are the top picks you must not miss if you go: >> Bahama Village Goombay FestivalDuval and Petronia St. Friday, Oct 20 and Saturday, Oct 21, noon to midnight >> Zombie Bike Ride-East Martello Museum, 3501 S. Roosevelt Blvd. Sunday, Oct. 22, 6 p.m. >> Tutu Tuesday-Waterfront Brewery, 201 William St., Tuesday, Oct. 24, 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. >> The Local Parade-Masquerade March, Frances St. at the cemetery, Friday, Oct. 27, 5:30 p.m. >> The Of cial Fantasy Fest ParadeDuval St., Saturday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m.


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KTWO Radio in Casper reported that Johnson told police he had traveled back in time from 2048, explaining that the aliens filled his body with alcohol and had him stand on a giant pad that transported him back to 2017 although he was supposed to arrive in 2018. He also asked to speak with the president of the town. Instead, Bryant was arrested for public intoxication.Farm animals gone wildThe owners of a mischievous ass in Vogelsberg, Hesse, Germany, have been ordered to pay for damages after Vitus the donkey apparently mistook an orange McLaren Spider sports car for a carrot. When Markus Zahn left his $411,000 car parked next to a paddock on Sept. 16, 2016, he returned to find that Vitus had nibbled on its paint to the tune of almost $7,000 in damage. The donkey had insurance, but the insurance didnt want to pay, Zahn told the BBC. Vituss rap sheet also includes biting a Mercedes.OopsIn Romania, it takes more than foul weather or a damaged field to stop football. On Sept. 24, a match between Bistrita Brosteni and Vanatorul Dorna Candrenilor was abandoned just 58 minutes in after all the teams balls ended up in the nearby Bistrita River, according to the Hindustan Times. Bistrita was winning 2-0 when they ran out of balls. Fans suggested they might find the balls at the Bicaz dam nearby.Do not eatDoctors thought a 47-year-old postman in Preston, Lancashire, England, who complained of a persistent cough might have cancer, as he was a long-term smoker whose X-rays showed a spot on his lung. But when they removed the mass, the BBC reported, they found the long-lost Playmobil traffic cone the patient had received as a gift on his seventh birthday. He told doctors he had regularly swallowed the small pieces as a child and believed he had inhaled the tiny cone. Happy ending: After the toy was removed, the mans cough almost disappeared and his other symptoms improved.Corporate shenanigansThe Russian division of Burger King has asked the countrys Federal AntiMonopoly Service to ban Stephen Kings horror movie It from showing in Russian theaters because the clown character, Pennywise, looks too much like Ronald McDonald, and therefore the movie is advertising for McDonalds. However, the Hollywood Reporter noted, the movie opened in Russia on Sept. 7 and had already grossed millions of dollars by late September. A spokeswoman for the FAS, confirming that the complaint had been received, said, We cant be concerned with the content of the film, but the agency would determine whether it contained advertising or product placement.InexplicableIf youre already shopping for your 2018 calendar, Metro News recommends you dont overlook the Carponizer Carp Calendar, which features beautiful carps with attractive women. On high quality paper. Oh, and the women are naked. Hendrik Pohler, 28, the calendars creator, was struck with the idea when he was fishing with a friend and at the spot next to us were two hot girls fishing, he told Maxim, which described the models as having stiff, pained expressions.Crime reportPatrick Joseph Adams Jr., 36, of Great Falls, Mont., pulled the ultimate heist in July when he convinced two male friends and his girlfriend to help him move out of a house that wasnt his. One of the friends was suspicious when he saw a wall in the home dedicated to military service, but didnt remember that Adams had been in the service, the Great Falls Tribune reported. That friend left before the move was complete, but the rest of the group loaded about $40,000 worth of belongings into a U-Haul, requiring two trips. Later that evening, the true homeowner of the burglarized house called police and reported the theft, and through U-Haul records police were able to track Adams down. He was charged on Sept. 28 with burglary and criminal mischief. Bureaucracy in actionJuana Escudero, 53, of Alcala de Guadaira, Spain, has been dead since May 13, 2010. Except shes still very much alive. FOX News reports that a Malaga, Spain, woman died on that date who shared Escuderos full name and birthdate. As a result, Escudero was pronounced dead by the government, which has given her headaches ever since. For instance, she cant renew her drivers license or go to the doctor. Finally, in April 2016, she tracked down the actual dead woman in Malaga, and in September of this year, she petitioned the courts to open the grave to prove that she is not the dead woman. She even offered to do a DNA test. On the governments computers I am dead, Escudero said, but for the banks I am alive and kicking. NEWS OF THE WEIRD BY THE EDITORS AT ANDREWS MCMEELDistributed by Universal Press Syndicate


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For more information, call 649-4145 or visit The Naples chapter of PFLAG, Parents Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, a support, education and advocacy group for families with gay or transgender members, meets at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at Naples United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Road. The next meet-ing is Oct. 19. For more information, call 963-4670 or visit www. 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. 20 place to be is 21 Spices by Chef Asif, followed by McCormick & Schmicks on Oct. 27. The club sponsors other social events throughout the year as well. For more information, visit 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 For more information about the club, call Dick Ritchie at 594-0868 or email Naples Writers Workshop consists of two groups for fiction writers: one for those who write short stories and one for those who have a novel in progress. Each group meets twice a month, on alternate Wednesday evenings, for members to share their works and give/receive feedback among peers. For times and locations or more information, email Kristine Gill at Kristine.gill@ The newly formed Naples Beta Theta Pi alumni organization holds its kickoff luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 26, starting at noon at Brio Tuscan Grill in Waterside Shops. Guest speaker will be Jeff Rundle, executive director of the fraternity. Subsequent luncheons are set for Jan. 11, Feb. 8, March 8 and April 10. For more information and reservations, call Dave Nordhoff at 594-8420 or email 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 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. 27 and Nov. 10. Visitors are always welcome. For more information, call 777-0416 or visit 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, doughnuts 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 649-6627 or visit www. The Naples Orchid Society welcomes members and guests to meetings on the first Thursday of the month at Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive. The next meeting is Nov. 2. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for flower registration. Judging is at 7:10 p.m., followed by a short meeting at 7:15 p.m. and the program at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit 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. The American Association of University WomenGreater Naples Branch meets from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 6340 Napa Woods Way in Naples. Guest speaker Eileen Connolly-Keesler, president and cEO of the Community Foundation of Collier County, will discuss the recent report The Status of Women in Florida by County: Poverty and Opportunity. She will also discuss the Womens Foundation of Collier County and the areas of need it works to address. There is no cost to attend. For more information, visit 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 Nov. 7 and 21. 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 The Naples chapter of Sons of the American Revolution meets for lunch and a program starting at 11:30 a.m. on the second Thursday of the month at The Club at Longshore Lake, 1139 Phoenix Way (Immokalee Road at I-75). The next meeting is Nov. 9. Visitors and prospective members are welcome. For more information, call Tom Woodruff at 732-0602 or visit www. NaplesSAR. org. Gamma Phi Betas alumnae who are living in or visiting Southwest Florida are welcome to join others for the annual Founders Day luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 13, at the Bonita Bay Club. For reservations or more information, call Lynne Nordhoff at 594-8420. The Naples Music Club invites the public t o Music C arnival, a free recital by club members starting at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at First United Methodist Church, 388 First Ave. S. 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. Email club news to Cindy Pierce at


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After all, with a $235K base price, the Bentley Bentayga cost as much as seven Ford Explorers with enough left over to buy a Mitsubishi Mirage. But when a vehicle is the fastest SUV on the market, and also the most luxurious, its not about being practical. Its about being the best. The design is unconventional. Its not ugly, and its absolutely memorable. In many ways it feels like abstract art. After all, many crossovers and SUVs employ classically attractive designs that are pleasing to the eye like a nice landscape painting that will complement any room. But the Bentayga is a collection of many shapes and sizes with a less cohesive theme. In fact, the only unifying element seems to be premium packaging. It permeates in everything from the headlight detail to the fit of the lower body chrome. It creates a vehicle that always stands out in a crowd and sparks conversation. And thats what someone will want when spending as much on a vehicle as a comfortable house. In fact, stepping inside the Bentayga feels just like entering a palatial home. This is a world of wood, leather, wool and polished metals. Plastic feels like an endangered species. Its only found on heavy trafficked items like control buttons that would feel odd or wear quickly if they were anything else. This level of detail is part of why the Bentayga can start to justify its price tag. Two-tone leathers feature the contrasting colors stitching (optional) to make sure its a fully coordinated package. The speaker covers and map lights feel like jewelry. There are even special edition clocks handcrafted by Breitling. This option will easily push the price tag over the quarter-million mark, but that seems like an extra badge of honor for owners. Its hard to choose a preferred seat because all of them feature the highest quality cow hide with Bentleys signature diamond pattern stitched into every armchair. The driver is in command of the full electronic package that handles everything from the touchscreen infotainment to adjusting the ride height. But the Bentayga was clearly built with the idea that the owner might never sit up front. If the rear bucket seat package is chosen, they can be electronically adjusted more ways than many other cars drivers chair. Theres about as much leg room as a Range Rover. Plus, the atmosphere back there is independently adjustable through its own wireless touchscreen interface. All this opulence caries a lot of weight, and there needs to be an engine that can handle it all. So, while most vehicles would easily be sufficient with 12 cylinders displacing six liters, Bentley also adds two turbochargers. It creates 600 horsepower and 664 lb-ft of torque. Those two figures combine to make the Bentayga feel Ferrari-like fast while also confident in carrying its own weight. Another big part of the luxury equation is the eight-speed transmission. Its operation feels seamless so that some of the shifts arent even felt exactly whats expected from a vehicle of this caliber. While the Bentayga is a tall crossover/SUV, the suspension employs all the adjustable heights and damper setting to make sure it feels like a sedan on the road. This will undoubtedly appeal to some people who are tired of wrinkling their silk pants as they kneel in and out of lower-riding limousines. But the other side of all these suspension adjustments can create a highriding vehicle with locking differentials on the standard all-wheel drive system. It suggests that with meaty tires and a fearless owner, this can be a true offroad SUV. Practicality is not the aim of the Bentley Bentayga. If speed and luxury were the only elements on a wish list, then the Audi Q7 or the Porsche Cayenne could suffice. Both vehicles share some DNA with the Bentley, and both could be in the same garage for less than the price of one Bentayga. But theres a mystique about having a flying B lead the way. A proper Bentley doesnt announce its opulence from the tailpipes. But the right one leaves a lasting impression on everyone from those who see it on the streets, to those lucky few who sit behind the wheel. And the Bentayga nails it.


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A chair yoga and meditation class takes place from 10:30-11:45 a.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 29 (no class Nov. 22) at the Jewish Federation of Collier County headquarters, 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. Sessions include several forms of centering, stress reduction and meditation. Cost is $15 per session. A gentle chair yoga class begins from 10:30-11:45 a.m. Friday, Oct. 20, and runs through 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 jean.erlbaum@ Group for Parkinsons patients and caregiversThe Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida Inc. has started two new support groups for anyone who has Parkinsons disease and also for those who care for them. One group meets from 1-2 p.m. every Tuesday at in the clubhouse at Aston Gardens, 4800 Aston Gardens Way in Pelican Marsh. The second group meets from 12:30-1:30 p.m. every Thursday in the clubroom at Brookdale Bonita Springs, 26850 S. Bay Drive in Bonita Springs. For more information, call PASFI at 417-4365 or email Third annual diabetes conference welcomes patients, caregivers and medical professionals SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYIronman triathlete Jay Hewitt will headline the third annual von Arx Family Foundation Southwest Florida Diabetes Conference from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, at the Greater Naples YMCA, 5450 YMCA Road. Mr. Hewitt, a patient ambassador for Novo Nordisk, the global company dedicated to innovation in diabetes care, is the only person with Type 1 diabetes ever to qualify for the U.S. National Triathlon Team. Now a practicing attorney and motivational speaker, he will share the story of how being a Type 1 diabetic has pushed him to incredible personal and professional triumphs. He also will discuss how others can overcome life challenges to reach success.The von Arx Family Foundation Southwest Florida Diabetes Conference brings together doctors, researchers, medical experts, patients, parents and caregivers whose lives have been affected by diabetes. Top experts educate on what is new in the field of diabetes prevention and treatment with speakers focusing on both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.This years guest speakers include: Mark Atkinson, Ph.D. Mr. Atkinson is the American Diabetes Association Eminent Scholar for Diabetes Research and Jeffrey Keene Family Professor at the University of Florida. He has devoted more than 30 years of investigation into the field of Type 1 diabetes and earned multiple scientific and humanitarian based awards. Timothy Harlan, M.D. Dr. Harlan serves as associate dean for clinical services at Tulane University School of Medicine and is executive director of the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine, also at Tulane. The first of its kind, the center is a teaching kitchen operated by a medical school for medical students to study diet and lifestyle. Henry Rodriguez, M.D. Dr. Rodriguez is a professor of pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of South Florida and clinical director of the USF Diabetes Center. His career has focused on the prevention and clinical management of Type 1 diabetes, advocating on behalf of those affected by it. Sujana Reddy, M.D. Dr. Reddy is a pediatric endocrinologist and pediatric specialist at the Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida. Janet Rodriguez, R.N. Ms. Rodriguez is a certified diabetes educator and insulin pump and CGM specialist with the USF Diabetes Center. She is a certified trainer for all insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring devices, providing education to pediatric and adult patients, families and health-care professionals. Desmond Schatz, M.D. Dr. Schatz is professor and associate chairman of pediatrics, medical director of the diabetes center and director of the clinical research center within the Clinical and Translational Institute at the University of Florida.David Wagner Jr., Ph.D. Mr. Wagner is the investigator and head of the immunology section for the Webb-Waring Center at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The von Arx Family Foundation Southwest Florida Diabetes Conference is co-chaired by Dolph and Sharon von Arx, who have been philanthropic and service pillars of the Naples area for more than 30 years. By serving as co-chairs, they have has raised the bar for this years goals of educating the public about diabetes treatment, preventions and research throughout the region and to further establish the conference as an annual mainstay at the YMCA. Conference registration starts at $10. All proceeds will go toward the purchase of supplies for children with diabetes through the Help a Diabetic Child Foundation. CME credits for nurses and medical professionals are offered.About the conferenceThe von Arx Family Foundation Southwest Florida Diabetes Conference began in 2015 as a collaboration between the Help a Diabetic Child Foundation, Greater Naples YMCA and Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida. Attendees enjoy lecture-style talks, hands-on demonstrations, kitchen demonstrations in cooking for diabetes management and prevention, vendors with related products and more. Diabetic friendly lunches also available (pre-ordering required) for attendees through Wynns Healthy Oasis inside the YMCA. To register or for more information, visit i no l og i s t an d pe di a t r i c Go l isano C h i ld rens w est Florida. g uez, R.N. Ms e rtified diabetes s ulin p um p an d i t h t h e USF Sh e i s a f or a n d o se c es, itditid H e lp a Di a b e ti c Child F o u er Nap l es YMCA Ne tw or k of S ou A ttendees enj o t a lk s, h an d s-on d k it c h e n d e m o n st in g for d i m ent a n ven d ed mo fri e l il b l ( d COURTESY PHOTOJay Hewitt is the only person with Type 1 diabetes ever to qualify for the U.S. National Triathlon Team.


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ThankYou 4 4 A R PET TALESStress less BY DR. MARTY BECKER AND KIM CAMPBELL THORNTONUniversal UclickTaking a pet to the emergency hospital is something none of us wants to do. Its scary and stressful for you and your dog or cat. Weve been there more times than we like to think about, and we have some tips to help you cope. We hope you wont ever need to use them, but tuck them away in the back of your mind just in case. Protect yourself when handling a sick or injured animal. Even the most docile dog or cat can bite when in pain. Keep a muzzle on hand or ask your veterinarian to show you how to safely tie one using a scarf or tie. Be patient. Your pet wont be seen in the order of arrival. Animals who are most unstable will be seen first. We do them in order of medical need, says our friend and colleague Dr. Tony Johnson, an emergency and critical care specialist at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. If I have a hit-by-car and a dog with diarrhea, even if the dog with diarrhea has been waiting two hours, the hit-by-car is going to get seen first. The only time someone jumps that line, he says, is if theyre bringing in a pet to be euthanized.Be prepared to wait as little as five minutes or as long as six hours. It all depends on what other cases are there or come in while youre waiting. If you think about it before you leave the house, grab a book or your iPod in case youll be there for a while.If possible, have someone go with you or meet you there. You may need help getting your pet in and out of the car and into the hospital. And its always good to have someones hand to hold while youre waiting. Designate a single person to communicate with the veterinarian, so he or she doesnt have to repeat information to multiple family members. Take notes or record the conversation on your smartphone so you can refer back to it. Dont forget your wallet in your mad rush out of the house. Most veterinary hospitals wont treat your pet without proof that you can pay for care. Your regular veterinary hospital might do that if youve been a client for years they know where you live and that youre probably not going to skip town but an emergency hospital isnt in that position. It sounds avaricious, but there are not too many emergency hospitals that are going to do something on a handshake, Dr. Johnson says. ERs usually see people once. They cant separate out the people who are a risk of not paying from those who arent. Theyre not trying to be greedy. Know when to go. Some things are obvious. Take your pet to the emergency hospital in the following situations: Allergic reactions Any animal bite Bloated belly Bloody diarrhea Difficulty breathing Distress from excessively hot or cold temperatures Eye injuries Frequent or projectile vomiting Heavy bleeding Ingestion of a toxic substance, such as antifreeze, human medications or snail bait Seizures Serious trauma, such as being hit by a car Straining to urinate or defecate Sudden lameness Unconsciousness or collapse Venomous snake or spider bitesIf youre not sure, well, we recommend erring on the side of caution. Like their counterparts in human medicine, veterinary emergency clinics are expensive, but sometimes the cost of a visit is a price worth paying for peace of mind. And when a visit saves your pets life? Priceless. Pets of the Week>> Andrea is a 4-year-old min pin mix who is as well-behaved as she is adorable. She gets along well with other dogs and wants to be someones devoted companion. Her adoption fee is $75. >> Harley is a 1-year-old domestic shorthair mix. She doesnt mind entertaining herself, but a human companion at the other end of the couch will make her day. Her adoption fee is $55. >> Milo is a 6-monthold guinea pig who will make a great rst pet. He is friendly and enjoys being around humans. His adoption fee is $20. >> Tyler is a calm and easy-going, 7-year-old chow mix who likes head scratches from people and gets along with all of his kennelmates. His adoption fee is $75.To adopt or foster a petDogs and cats adopted from Humane Society Naples come with vaccinations, sterilization surgery, ID microchip and 30 days of health insurance. Visit the animals ready for adoption at the main shelter at 370 Airport-Pulling Road N. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday), or at the satellite adoption center at Coastland Center during mall hours. Call 643-1555 or visit for more information. Know when to take your pet to the emergency hospital.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 NEWS A29 If you have a heart condition, or want to do all you can to keep your heart healthy, Dr. Sarah DeLeon Mansson is here for you. She has a special interest in womens heart health, and in helping people live better so they can live l onger. Dr. Mansson provides a full range of diagnostic procedures as well as treatment for arrhythmias, valve and vascular disorders, hypertension, chronic heart disease and more. Sameor next-day appointments are often available, so you can see her quickly. Request an appointment online at, or call 239-348-4221. DR. SARAH MANSSON IS NOW ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS.Sarah DeLeon Mansson, D.O. 8340 Collier Blvd., Naples PhysiciansRegionalMedicalGroup.comMember of the Medical Staff of Physicians Regional Healthcare System.WOMENS HEARTS How Pony got her namePeople always ask me how my cat, Pony, got her name. Seventeen years ago, in fact a lifetime ago, I had a live-in boyfriend who kept trying to talk me into adopting a puppy. Cmon, hed say, Puppies are so much fun. Lets get a puppy. I refused not because I dont like dogs my ex-boyfriend was right, dogs are fun. But, theyre a lot of work and 17 years ago I was working two jobs and my son was still young. The boyfriend was busy too; we lived in a small apartment and we were rarely home. Neither of us had any business taking on the responsibility of a puppy. Ultimately, my boyfriend agreed and after giving up on the puppy idea, he had a running gag that what he really wanted was for us to get was a pony hed always wanted one. One day, when he joked for the umpteenth time that we should get a pony, I said, How about we adopt a kitten and call her Pony? And thats how Pony the sweetest kitty in the world got her name. After 17 happy years, I lost Pony to old age two weeks ago. In all honesty, I probably waited too long to take her to the vet for the last time. Her little body started failing last spring her thyroid got wonky and even with twice-daily doses of meds, she kept losing weight. The vet also suspected pancreatitis and cancer. She had surgery. She just kept getting worse. I had to let her go. So many of us have been there its one of the most difficult, heart-wrenching decisions Ive ever made. Her litter-mate and twin sister, LaLai, is still with me and my husband (both cats outlasted the previous relationship and I got custody good thing we never got an actual pony, right?) and LaLai is still in pretty good shape for her advanced age. And whenever Im asked how Pony got her name, inevitably the next question is how I ended up with not one, but two cats. When I decided that I wanted to adopt a kitten, I called my good friend Terry, the executive director of the Humane Society Naples at the time. Ive always loved black cats and because of superstition, they have a lower rate of adoption, so I told Terry that I was looking for a black kitten and that she already had a name Pony. Terry happily called me the next day, Ive found your Pony. He explained that a pregnant cat had been hit by a car. A Good Samaritan who found her by the road brought her in. The veterinarian at the humane society performed a cesarean section. Her four prematurely born kittens were saved and so was she. But because of her injuries, she was unable to nurse, and the kittens were being bottle-fed by volunteers. Ponys only a few weeks old, but if you can feed her with a bottle, shes yours, Terry said. He even said he would bring her to me but instead of bringing Pony to my apartment, he suggested we meet for happy hour. He didnt have to twist my arm. We met at one of our favorite Chinese restaurants we loved the bar there because they served the most delicious (and potent) cocktail called a Head Hunter it was filled with way more rum than fruit juice. It was an early February evening when Terry and I met in the parking lot of the restaurant and I was anxious to meet Pony. Lets go in and have a Head Hunter first shes safe in her carrier in my van. He didnt have to twist my arm. We went inside and enjoyed our Head Hunters and got caught up. When we were done, Terry offered to buy me another Head Hunter. I was feeling fairly relaxed and my mood was fabulous when we went out to the van to meet Pony but when Terry opened the door, I wondered if I was seeing double not because I was overly tipsy, but because there were TWO black kittens in the carrier. Before I could say a word, Terry said, Now dont worry about the other one, he said. I just brought her along to keep her twin sister company on the ride. Theyve been through so much together that they hate being separated. But, again, dont worry just decide which one is Pony and Ill take the other little baby kitten back to the shelter. By the way, the other two kitties from the litter were adopted together. So, the sweet, adorable, homeless kitten-sister you dont pick will be taken back to shelter and, hopefully, adopted someday. But, seriously, dont worry about it. By this point, I was practically sobbing, Give me BOTH OF THE BABY KITTIES! I wailed. He didnt have to twist my arm. We took the carrier inside the restaurant to show the twin black kittens to our friend, the owner. When she asked what Id name them, I told her one was Pony, but I didnt have a name for her sister. She suggested LaLai she said the name meant lucky in Korean dont Google that, Im not sure its true, but I believed her and the name stuck. I also dont know for sure if the Rainbow Bridge actually exists, but I choose to believe it does and thats where Ill find my sweet, little Pony someday. h m d L h p stephanieDAVIS MILA BRIDGER / COURTESY PHOTOStephanie Davis with sister kitties LaLai and Pony. She fed them from bottles when they were newborns.


JA honors outstanding businessmen BY CARLETON CASESpecial to Florida WeeklyWhen I reflect on todays business professionals, I think of the people and organizations that stood behind these individuals over the years, helping prepare them for future success. As a thirdgeneration native of Southwest Florida, I am passionate about enhancing business in this region and I believe that local professionals should look toward younger generations with the intent to prepare them to be the business leaders of tomorrow. As a long-time supporter of Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida and an active member of its board of directors and the 2017 Business Hall of Fame Collier County Advisory Board, Ive had the opportunity to see the impact Junior Achievements valuable lessons and learning opportunities have on our youth during their formative years. Ive developed a great appreciation for the local business leaders, volunteers and supporters who come together to offer such an influential program to our students. I have been involved with Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida since the early 1990s, working alongside business professionals with a similar passion for education and free enterprise. The outreach and number of programs available to students have grown dramatically over the years, and now hundreds of community leaders come together each school year to bring lessons on work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy to more than 10,600 students throughout Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties. The work of Junior Achievement and its community partners helps our youth build a solid foundation for their futures, instilling positive business ethics and preparing them to make valuable contributions back to our society when its their time to enter the workforce. Honoring two local entrepreneurs for their professional accomplishments and commitment to the community, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will host its 2017 Business Hall of Fame Collier County event Thursday, Oct. 26, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. Throughout the evening, Junior Achievement students in attendance will have the opportunity to interact with local business professionals, gaining real-life experience designed to enhance professional communication and etiquette skills. During the dinner and awards ceremony, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will induct laureates 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. BUSINESS NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017A30 | WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM A BY ROBBIE SPENCERrspencer@ oridaweekly.comSOUTHWEST FLORIDA BUSINESS import is doing its best to continue digging roots in the area. The Grand Rapids-based Lake Michigan Credit Union recently signed an agreement to acquire Naples-based Encore Bank. LMCU already has a presence in Southwest Florida, with two locations in Naples and one in Bonita Springs. Encore Banks six Florida locations and over $400 million in assets will be absorbed by LMCU. We are delighted that Encore Bank has agreed to join with Lake Michigan Credit Union, to help strengthen and expand our presence in the growing Southwest Florida region, said Sandy Jelinski, president and CEO of LMCU. The deal came to fruition after Ms. Jelinski noticed Encore Bank while vacationing in Naples a few years ago, according to a LMCU spokesperson. Ms. Jelinski heard from a number of Michigan residents who were members of the credit union in Naples who said they hadnt found a comparable place to suit their banking needs. Encore was founded in 2010 in Naples and operates as a community-focused bank, with offerings among residential loans, business and corporate banking services, and commercial loans. Their community outreach involves working on boards of various nonprofits in Southwest Florida, according to their website. Lake Michigan Credit Union has been in business since 1933, expanding into Florida in July 2015 with a Bonita Springs office. That was quickly followed by a Naples location on Collier Boulevard and a third several months ago on Immokalee Road. A Fort Myers office opened most recently. The Encore Bank acquisition provides greater convenience and economies of scale for LMCU partners and clients, according to Don Bratt, a senior VP of marketing at LMCU. Encores six locations in Southwest Florida fit perfectly from a footprint standpoint, Mr. Bratt said. None of Encores locations are in close proximity to LMCUs four Southwest Florida branches. Lake Michigan Credit Union provides a full-range of financial services, from high interest-bearing checking accounts to personal loans and mortgages. They also made the decision to expand into Florida based in large part on the significant number of existing LMCU members who call Florida home during the winter season. Though its not typical for a credit union and a bank to merge, Lake Michigan Credit Union and Encore Bank say joining forces a good move MERGERThey call it ...SEE MERGER, A32 SEE JA, A32 JELINSKI CASE


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 BUSINESS A31 Awards & Recognition Renee Carmody, an outpatient clinician at the David Lawrence Center, has been named Direct Service Provider of the Year by the Florida Council for Community Mental Health, an association of 70 community-based mental health and substance abuse agencies. Ms. Carmody joined DLC in 2013. A licensed clinical social worker, certified traumatologist and certified compassion fatigue specialist, she is also certified in trauma incident reduction. She has 18 years of experience working with children, adults and families providing individual and group therapy as well as facilitating clinical trainings. DLC named her its Direct Service Provider of the Year and then nominated her for the statewide award. She previously held clinical positions with Avow Hospice in Naples, Life Share Inc. in Fort Myers and the Trauma Resolution Center in Miami. She earned a bachelors degree in psychology from Florida International University and a masters of social work from Barry University. Board Appointments James Oliver of the Naples-based law firm of Cardillo Keith Bonaquist, PA, has been named to the board of directors for the East Naples Merchants Association. Mr. Oliver earned a bachelors degree in accounting at the University of Notre Dame and his juris doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law. He is a member of the Florida, New York and New Jersey bars as well as the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida. William ONeill has been named chairman and Douglas Johnson, Ph.D., vice chairman of the board of directors for the David Lawrence Center. A retired attorney who practiced law for 36 years in Connecticut and Florida, Mr. ONeill has been involved in a volunteer leadership capacity with DLC for more than seven years. He has also served as chair of the United Arts Council board of directors, the Neighborhood Health Clinic Endowment Campaign and the Economic Development Council of Collier County board of directors, among many others community organizations.A retired senior executive in health administration, Mr. Johnson has served on the DLC board since 2009 in leadership capacities including chairman, vice chairman and secretary. He was the president of Sentara Healthcare in Virginia. A retired Rear Admiral, Mr. Johnson also served as Navy Assistant Surgeon General supervising the reserve medical component of the Navy and Marine Corps. Law Jonathan Bonello has joined the Naples office of the national law firm Quarles & Brady, LLP as a junior associate in the Business Law Group. Mr. Bonello previously served as a judicial extern for Chief Justice Jorge Labarga at the Supreme Court of Florida. A native of Naples, he earned his undergraduate and law degrees from Florida State University, where he was a member of both the Law Review and Business Review. New Location Brian and Cathy Bonacci, who opened their first TeamLogic IT office in Naples in 2011, have opened a second location in Sarasota. TeamLogic IT is a national provider of advanced technology solutions for companies of all sizes. There are more than 100 locations across North America. Nonpro t Organizations Jennifer Laderer has joined the staff of Champions For Learning, the Education Foundation of Collier County, as vice president. She is responsible for leading the organizations strategy for marketing, communications and development. Ms. Laderer comes to Champions For Learning with 15 years of experience in marketing. She previously was the marketing manager for Soma Intimates and also was director of strategic marketing for Bonita Bay Group and marketing manager for WCI Communities. She has served on the board of directors of Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida, Florida Gulf Coast University Alumni Association, the Lee Building Industry Association Sales and Marketing Council, Buy Now Campaign Committee and Pinnacle Committee. Retail Dunkins Diamonds will open a new location, its fourth in Florida, at Mercato on Nov. 1. Upon assessment of damages caused by Hurricane Irma, Naples Soap Company has announced it will permanently close its store in Key West. The Duval Street store opened in 2012. Ten other locations remain open in Florida, from Naples to Panama City Beach. ON THE MOVECARMODY OLIVER ONEILL JOHNSON BONELLO LADERER As CONRIC celebrates 10 years in business, Encore Bank has been by our side every step of the way to help us expand our services, grow our team Thank you, Encore Bank, for being a Connie Ramos-Williams CEO of CONRIC PR & Marketing


Mr. Staros and Mr. Wilson stand out as shining examples for todays students, both providing the highest quality of service and products within their prospective industries while staying true to their business values and sharing their time, treasures and talents within the Southwest Florida community. What better way to highlight the mission of Junior Achievement than celebrating two individuals who exemplify its key pillars of education? Businesses and professionals within our community can make a world of difference for future generations, helping young students expand their horizons, both personally and professionally, to ensure a strong future here in Southwest Florida. I believe in what Junior Achievement is doing in the lives of our students, and I hope you will join us in celebrating these two local entrepreneurs who serve as real-life examples to Junior Achievement students. For more information about the celebration, call 225-2590 or visit Carleton Case is vice president of business development at Brown & Brown of Southwest Florida. A32 BUSINESS WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY MONEY & INVESTINGIt may be time to take a shot at investing in whiskey I think it is amazing when you can pair investing with an expertise or a passion you have in your day-to-day life. Which is why I was so excited to learn that investing in whiskey has increased in popularity over the last several years. Can you really make money buying this hard liquor and how can you start investing in this alternate asset class? For those of you not familiar with whiskey, it is an alcoholic beverage that has been around for over 600 years and is produced around the world. To create it, grains such as barley, corn, rye or wheat are combined with water. The resulting mash is distilled in a still, which is basically just a huge copper-lined pot. The resulting liquor is then aged in casks typically oak which impart complex flavors into the whiskey before it is bottled. The age of the whiskey is the length of time it sits in the casks. There are many types of whiskey at many different price points. A single malt whiskey is a beverage made from a specific distillery created from one particular malted grain. A blended whiskey is created by combining two or more single malt whiskeys. There are also single cask whiskeys which are bottled from one specific oak cask. A bourbon is a whiskey made from at least 51 percent corn and is aged in new charred oak barrels (which gives the bourbon its unique color). And scotch is produced in Scotland, aged for at least three years, and is produced from malted barley.Several characteristics of whiskey make it an interesting investment asset. First, there is limited supply of the product. Most high-end whiskey is aged for 12 years or more, which means that even if a company wanted to increase supply of a particular beverage, the finished products would take over a decade to produce. Second, the demand for single malt whiskey, especially single malt scotch and single cask whiskeys, has outpaced very limited supply. Overall, the market for whiskey has steadily increased by around 1.5 percent per year over the last few decades. However, the high-end whiskey sub sector of this market has grown much more quickly. In 2002, 47 million bottles of single malt scotch was consumed. In 2016, that number grew to 114 million.Finally, there is an expertise needed to invest in whiskey. Atmospheric conditions, impurities in the environment, age, types of casks utilized and distiller skill all have an effect on the finished product. It takes years to understand how these factors affect the beverage in order to understand which whiskey will have a premium taste and thus increase in value.In the last few years, whiskey investors have done well with average prices for high-end bottles increasing by 35 percent in the last year alone. Further, a company called whiskeyinvestdirect has even enabled investors to speculate on whiskey by buying the product before it is even done aging in order to sell hopefully premium product when the aging process is complete. But there are definitely substantial risks in investing in whiskey. The first is already starting to play out an increase in high-end whiskey supply. Just as large beer manufacturers are buying micro-brews, large spirit companies are buying or expanding smaller whiskey and scotch facilities. While the finished product wont be ready for a decade, with so much product expected to be produced I would think that the price of the beverage would be negatively affected down the road. In addition, while whiskey is clearly a hot beverage today, there is no guarantee that it will be so in the future. Like in the wine world where Merlot wines were extremely popular for a while and then faded, there is no guarantee that whiskey will continue its high popularity for decades to come. So while there are risks to investing in whiskey, I think it is a fine way to diversify a portfolio. And if it doesnt work out, you wont have to look far for help in drowning your sorrows. 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. Encore Bank will convert its brand to Lake Michigan Credit Union of Florida after the deal closes. The companys staff will be absorbed into the LMCU system as well, with longtime Encore Bank CEO Tom Ray staying on as regional president of LMCU of Florida following the acquisition. The deal, an allcash offer by LMCU, is expected to close in the first quarter of 2018. Additional financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Encore has strong leadership that will help guide and grow our overall business in Florida, Mr. Bratt said. Banks and credit unions typically dont mix. Thats because credit unions are nonprofit entities that uses the status to provide lower interest rates on loans, higher savings rates on bank accounts, and their customers are technically members who own a piece of the union. Banks are forprofit entities that are owned and controlled by shareholders, whose declared earnings are paid back to stockholders. The similarity is credit unions and local community banks in particular offer a higher standard of personal service, as well as similar offerings of checking and savings accounts, mortgage services, ATM locations, and more. Ms. Jelinski said Encores dedication toward the customers needs stood out to LMCU as it looked for ways to expand in the Southwest Florida market. With LMCUs already budding presence in the region, acquiring Encore was a natural fit. We admire Encores high-level of personalized service, focus on improving our communities, and the commitment they have to always doing whats best for their customers ... its the same model we live by every day. This is an exciting opportunity for both organizations, our collective customers, and our dedicated teams of bankers. Encores six local branches will bring LMCUs reach in Florida to 10 locations, with no overlap in service or region. The credit union has over 40 locations in its home state of Michigan. We are excited to join the LMCU Team, said Mr. Ray. We are extremely proud of the relationships we have built at Encore Bank and I am convinced this partnership will significantly benefit our customers and the communities we serve. LMCU is a state-chartered credit union and the largest in Michigan, with a staff exceeding 1,000. With the Encore Bank acquisition, its assets exceed $5.2 billion, as well as over $9 billion in serviced mortgages. To learn more, see or MERGERFrom page 30JAFrom page 30 RAY STAROS WILSON ROBBIE SPENCER / FLORIDA WEEKLYThe merger deal, an all-cash offer by LMCU, is expected to close in the first quarter of 2018.


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When you shop around for a better deal than the one youve got, assess the many mortgage costs involved, such as the origination fee, discount points, the appraisal, the credit report, processing, title insurance, and the escrow fee. You can research available loans and interest rates at and other sites. Consider what points, if any, you might pay. A point is equal to 1 percent of the value of your loan. Points are paid upfront when you close the loan and permit you to buy a lower rate. They can make the most sense if you plan to keep the home and loan for many years.If you can get a new mortgage at a rate thats at least 1 percentage point lower than your current rate, you may reap enormous interest savings over 15 to 30 years, depending on how much you borrow.In some refinancings, you can actually increase the amount of your loan by taking out extra funds perhaps to pay down credit card debt or make home improvements. 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If that proves to be the case, then Emerson could be in line to rebound from weakness, and that could add share-price gains to the dividend income that investors already receive from the stock. The companys dividend recently yielded 3 percent, and it has been increasing its payout annually for more than 60 years. (The Motley Fool has recommended Emerson Electric.) Based in Phoenix, Im the second-largest recycler and waste disposer in the U.S., with a market value recently near $22 billion. I serve 14 million customers in more than 2,700 communities via more than 30,000 employees, 340 collection operations, 201 transfer stations, 193 active landfills, 67 recycling centers, eight treatment, recovery and disposal facilities, 12 saltwater disposal wells and 69 landfill gas and renewable energy projects across 41 states and Puerto Rico. I once shared a corporate parent with AutoNation before I was spun off. My stock has advanced more than 160 percent over the past decade. Who am I? 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Theyre of interest to many investors because they offer new, fresh data on companies, and analysts and commentators will often issue revised opinions on companies after earnings reports.Stock prices can also rise or fall following an earnings report, when results are better or worse than expected. For best investing results, learn to read and understand financial statements yourself and keep up with your holdings earnings reports.***QAre there any index funds that are focused on the world outside the U.S.? T.C., Tulsa, OklahomaAThere sure are, offered by many companies. Vanguard, for example, offers its Vanguard FTSE AllWorld ex-U.S. Index (VFWAX, VEU), covering the whole world market except the U.S., while its emerging markets index funds (VEMAX, VWO) focus on developing economies, which can grow rapidly while being riskier. Theres also the Vanguard European Stock Index (VEURX) and Vanguard Pacific Stock Index (VPACX), among other possibilities, and the Vanguard Total Bond Market II Fund (VTBIX) gives you global bonds. Want more information about stocks? Send us an email to n h e cI y ra s y n k e 33 N kn in h o vices, forest ry T h in k an s w e r? W n e xt w ee k s e o SCORE workshops address the business of Facebook, employee handbooks SCORE Naples presents two Small Business Academy workshops in early November. Registration is open now for both programs. Lets Talk about Facebook and Your Business (You Cant Do Without It) is set for 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, 2390 Tamiami Trail N. Presenter Barbara Langdon, owner of Marketing Momentum LLC, has been helping small companies for 15 years to succeed using email and social media marketing to grow sales and profits, not least by increasing customer retention and referrals. She worked for Constant Contact on extending its educational reach by creating the Authorized Local Experts program, now a key component of Constant Contacts local success strategy. SCORE workshop attendees will learn about Facebook etiquette as well as how to create and post content that builds their business audience engagement and how to save time without compromising effectiveness. Registration is $25. Shaping Your Policy and Culture with Employee Handbooks takes place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, at the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce. Presenter Marsha Akpodiete, a human resources Consultant for Paychex Inc., has more than 18 years of experience in HR locally and globally. At the SCORE workshop she will tell attendees how to define their role as employer, set employee expectations and use company policies to help determine workplace culture. She will also review some of the most common employee handbook mistakes made by small businesses and how to avoid them. Attendees will take away a clear of understanding of: 1. The concept of culture and why its important 2. The potential benefits of a wellwritten handbook for your company 3. The legislative foundation for developing a handbook 4. What content to avoid and include 5. The five key decisions required to develop a handbook Attendance is free, and complimentary lunch will be served. One attendee will win a $100 Amazon gift card courtesy of PayChex. To sign up for either of the above two programs, call SCORE Naples at 4300081 or visit


A34 BUSINESS WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY BUSINESS MEETINGS Business After Five for members and guests of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at Bayfront Inn 5th Ave., 1221 Fifth Ave. S. $15 for members, $25 for others. Sign up at 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 The annual members-only sunset cruise for the Executive Club of the Greater Naples Chamber of 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 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 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 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 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 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 For more information, call Jeanne Sweeney at 910-7426 or email Business After 5 for members and guests of the Marco Island Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, at The SpeakEasy Marco Island, 1106 N. Collier Blvd. For more information, visit A Job Search Support Group meets from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Contact Karen Klukiewicz at or visit www. 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 BERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY Florida 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@ NETWORKINGParty With a Purpose at the Hilton for Dress for Success, Hurricane Irma relief and NAACPs Axel Youth Program 1. Carol Weeks and Harold Weeks 2. Sara Ann Mousa and Bruce Mousa 3. William Berghoff, Darlene Thomas and Gail Berghoff 4. Daniel Melvin, SkipPotter, Nancy Potter and Barbara Melvin 5. Heidi Berg, Trish Leonard, Thelma Hodges and Barbara Gallo 6. Charlene Ambrose McGlon 7. Vincent Keeys and Diane Van Parys 1 2 4 6 3 5 7


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 REAL ESTATE B3 Dante DiSabato Follow me on: 3 bedroom, 3 full bath, 1 half bath Perfect for entertaining with large chefs kitchen Spectacular Gulf views and direct beachfront access Resort quality amenities onsite including 2 pools and Gulf-front gym Visit o Broker Associate LISTED AT $6.25M 704 MORAYA BAY 704 MORAYA BAY REAL ESTATE MORTGAGE INSURANCEWilliam Raveis Real Estate 720 5th Ave., Naples, FL 34102 Cell: 239.537.5351 DanteDiSabato.raveis.comBuilding industry associations host annual Market Trends The Collier Building Industry Association and Lee Building Industry Association host the seventh annual Market Trends home building industry event on Tuesday evening, Nov. 7, at Miromar Design Center in Estero. Randy Thibaut, president and CEO of Land Solutions Inc., will share his market knowledge and news about industry research that will give attendees the tools needed to make decisions that positively impact the Southwest Florida region. Land Solution Inc. is a full-service real estate company specializing in the feasibility, development, acquisition and disposition of land and improved properties throughout Southwest Florida. Mr. Thibaut has been involved in the creation, development, sales and marketing of residential and resort developments throughout the area since 1982. He has more than 30 years of experience in the Southwest Florida real estate industry with residential and commercial sales, development, project management and new home construction. He is a co-founder and board member for Builders Care, a nonprofit organization formed by the LBIA to provide construction services at no cost to needy and deserving elderly and disabled homeowners who cannot obtain home repairs through traditional means. He also serves on the LBIA board of directors. Early registration is encouraged as seats are limited. Tickets are $35 for CBIA and LBIA members, $55 for others. For reservations or more information, contact the CBIA by calling 4366100 or visiting Since it was founded in 1985, the CBIA and its professional members have made a difference throughout 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.


1 2MARCO ISLAND 1002 Royal Marco Way Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216022322 $8,950,000 MARCO ISLAND 967 Iris Court Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 217026262 $2,350,000 MARCO ISLAND Mariner #201 Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 Web ID 216063667 $1,249,0001 2 3 PORT ROYAL 4 3 51100 Galleon Drive Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216070094 $11,900,000 3300 Green Dolphin Lane Tom Gasbarro 239.404.4883 Web ID 216011338 $6,995,000 1351 Spyglass Lane Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216063829 $11,900,000 3035 Fort Charles Drive Lisa Tashjian 239.259.7024 Web ID 217008692 $14,500,000 1203 Spyglass Lane Peter Reppucci 239.595.6500 Web ID 217028182 $9,795,0001 2 3 4 5515 Riviera Drive Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 217060161 $3,995,000 Imperial Club PH N Ruth Trettis 239.571.6760 Web ID 217054672 $1,725,000 Gramercy #8N Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216056046 $1,799,000 Mansion House #31 Cindy Thompson 239.860.6513 Web ID 217010745 $2,999,000 590 Ketch Drive Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 217030224 $1,295,0001 2 3 4 5 1 3 4 5 2 THE MOORINGS // COQUINA SANDS PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM #35on the REAL Trends 500 by sales volume, 2017NATIONALLY RANKEDFEATURED LISTINGS 2 3 1Countryside Josephine Trotter


Provence #1704Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973Web ID JAVI060617IHE $4,150,000 1565 Mullet Lane Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 Web ID 217053026 $1,240,000 Provence #1003 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217027630 $4,195,000 1805 Kingsh Road Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217053311 $1,350,000 Venetian Villas #300 Patrick/Phyllis ODonnell 239.250.3360 Web ID SHEH101117IHE $2,000,000 901 7th Street South Heather Hobrock 239.370.3944 Web ID 217051886 $2,195,000 Breakwater #204 Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433 Web ID 217061234 $799,000 Brighton #803 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 217029846 $5,195,000 743 Old Trail Drive Craig Jones 239.825.6857 Web ID 217062331 $1,449,000 Isla Mar #201 Ruth Trettis 239.571.6760 Web ID 217055758 $1,275,000 Chateaumere #D-303 Heidi Deen 239.370.5388 Web ID 217061818 $565,000 Le Rivage #4NBarbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973Web ID 217015224 $7,950,000 505 on Fifth #201 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217052907 $2,895,000 Monaco Beach Club #C-605 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217053332 $1,650,000 Country Club #N-203 James Bates 239.961.3973 Web ID 217048311 $379,900 Monaco Beach Club #B-303 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID GUAL060117IHE $2,295,000 Town Manor #304 Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 Web ID 217031824 $549,000 4705 Villa Mare Lane Shirlene Elkins 239.777.9574 Web ID 216073632 $2,499,000 1975 Tarpon Road Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 Web ID 217045145 $1,095,000 Marbella #2101 & #2102 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 217000254 $3,900,000 St. Raphael #1406 Gordie Lazich/Mark Maran 239.777.2033 Web ID 217052587 $2,995,000 Mystique #701 Jennifer Urness 239.598.9900 Web ID 216016741 $6,000,000 Marbella #1703 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 216066085 $2,195,000 Villa Coronado #2-2L Lisa Tashjian 239.259.7024 Web ID 217036313 $1,100,000 6609 Ridgewood Drive Jane Darling 239.290.3112 Web ID 217003042 $2,795,000 Toscana #1602 Leah Ritchey/Amy Becker 239.289.0433 Web ID 216042456 $2,188,000 Osprey Pointe #201 Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 217039145 $775,000 2011 Timarron Way Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217045770 $615,000 Remington #2004 Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.261.6200 Web ID 217003473 $5,699,000 9976 Brassie BendMichael G. Lawler/Terri Moellers 239.261.3939Web ID TAYO060817IHE $4,950,000 9155 Torreno Court Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID DONA060117IHE $1,799,000 1958 Dory Court Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217046152 $599,000 Brighton #703Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973Web ID 217056322 $4,750,000 PARK SHORE OLD NAPLES AQUALANE SHORES ROYAL HARBOR PELICAN BAY BAY COLONY PELICAN MARSH ESTATES AT BAY COLONY PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH


7482 Martinique Terrace Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 217061989 $795,000 Traditions #201 Carol Reid 239.269.9555 Web ID 217029856 $949,000 211 Cheshire Way Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID LEED100517IHE $2,395,000 6514 Carema Lane Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 217032549 $1,445,000 Keewaydin Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 Web ID 217045774 $749,900 10275 Keewaydin Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 Web ID 217043720 $725,000 10169 Keewaydin Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 Web ID 217005702 $2,400,000 Isles of Collier Preserve #5-101 Cynthia Corogin 239.393.6747 Web ID 217062216 $595,000 7719 Mickelson Court Nicola Gentil 239.289.7737 Web ID DOBS062217IHE $1,395,000 Naples Bay Club #536 Julie Rembos 239.595.1809 Web ID 217043050 $595,000 1067 Shadowlawn Drive Cindy Thompson 239.860.6513 Web ID 217013221 $1,800,000 8187 Wilshire Lakes Boulevard Patrick OConnor 239.293.9411 Web ID 217028677 $549,900 7485 Treeline Drive Andy DJamoos 239.293.1673 Web ID 217061844 $940,000 10416 Heritage Bay Boulevard Joe Garabed 239.571.5700 Web ID 217061372 $545,000 The Strada #5206 Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web ID 217028635 $899,000 2293 Residence Circle Krista Fraga 239.877.6745 Web ID 217021826 $1,499,000 6890 Del Mar Terrace Mary Anastos 239.331.8273 Web ID 217061732 $499,900 Curlew Apartments #204 Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 Web ID 217019921 $375,000 8924 Mustang Island Circle Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217060884 $565,000 1246 Kendari Terrace ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 217058540 $425,000 12117 Cannon Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 Web ID 217044994 $575,000 1276 Osprey Trail Melissa Williams 239.248.7238 Web ID 216074004 $1,975,000 2339 Traditions Court Krista Fraga 239.877.6745 Web ID 217040467 $1,499,000 Traditions #201 Jutta V. Lopez/Al Lopez 239.659.5113 Web ID 216002108 $984,500 9165 Mercato Way Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web ID 216055143 $2,295,000 1486 Anhinga Pointe Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 Web ID 216038328 $1,245,000 4493 Wayside Drive Ruth Bethem 239.777.7007 Web ID 217004723 $2,575,000 9281 Mercato Way Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web ID 217046291 $2,198,000 16838 Cabreo Drive Jutta V. Lopez/Al Lopez 239.659.5113 Web ID 215056485 $838,000 9176 Quartz Lane Monica Rawn 239.272.3468 Web ID 217052139 $534,500 15275 Devon Green Lane Susan Barton 239.860.1412 Web ID 217003696 $589,900 1017 Barcarmil Way Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 217062011 $1,093,000 8820 Savona Court Cathy/Jim McCormick 239.850.4278 Web ID 216069091 $795,999 Grande Excelsior #506 Werner Schroeder 239.776.8956 Web ID 217026968 $1,299,000 GREY OAKS NORTH NAPLES NAPLES & SURROUNDS PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM #35on the REAL Trends 500 by sales volume, 2017NATIONALLY RANKED


760 Inlet Drive Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 217036203 $1,225,000 248 Seminole Court ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 217032611 $799,000 510 Mangrove Court Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216010232 $3,465,000 South Seas #601 Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 Web ID 216009719 $479,000 Gulfview #504 Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 217061675 $525,000 20 Covewood Court Janice Engel 239.316.0074 Web ID 216060594 $399,900 Camelot #107 Paul Strong 239.404.3280 Web ID 217033308 $449,000 370 Cottage Court Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 217059282 $450,000 Duchess #1103 Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 217062388 $800,000 641 Blackmore Court Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217028372 $1,150,000 189 Gulfport Court Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 216009565 $625,000 131 Hollyhock Court Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 216009413 $700,000 643 Bimini Avenue Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 217032755 $595,000 7690 Mulberry Lane ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 217055769 $785,000 Cherry Oaks #201 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217059225 $575,000 3875 Isla Del Sol Way Laurie Zanelli 239.675.9777 Web ID 216059884 $2,395,000 Cascada #201 Dave Flowers 239.404.0493 Web ID 217007486 $409,000 Montreux #204 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 217007499 $399,000 Serena #201 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 217017826 $389,000 Cherry Oaks #202 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 217006868 $495,000 8591 Pepper Tree Way Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 217024903 $395,000 MARCO ISLAND FIDDLERS CREEK PREMIERSOTHEBYSREALTY.COM YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH 520 99th Avenue North Frank Duggan 239.734.0397 Web ID 217049772 $426,000 3520 Grand Cypress Court Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 216058815 $389,000 85 Shores Avenue Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 216045505 $425,000 The Strada #7209 Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web ID 217029751 $489,000 9172 Quartz Lane Bernard Minarcin 239.269.6855 Web ID 216059129 $499,900 Regatta #901 Dave Urness 239.273.0971 Web ID 217050357 $895,000 Sand Castle #401 Yola Zapiec 239.848.6693 Web ID 217038590 $1,495,000 Anchorage #504 Gayle Fawkes 239.250.6051 Web ID 217060740 $424,900 Vanderbilt Towers #509 Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 217062380 $385,000 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


B8 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYThe Isles of Collier Preserve where residents celebrate nature and active livingThe Isles of Collier Preserve in Naples by Minto Communities is an award-winning master-planned community inspired by nature, informed by historic references to the classic southern coastal architecture of Old Naples, and designed to accommodate an active lifestyle that is connected to nature. Just four miles east of downtown Naples, The Isles of Collier Preserve provides residents with a stunningly beautiful private world bordered by Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Naples Botanical Garden and Dollar Bay. More than 1,300 acres of the communitys 2,400 acres are dedicated to natural habitat and nature preserves connected by a network of recreational trails, nature observation stations, bike paths and waterways for kayaking. Residents and visitors enter The Isles of Collier Preserve through a gatehouse archway distinguished by a reflecting pool. Next stop for visitorsthe Discovery Sales Center, described as more nature center than sales center. A Neighbors Room presents displays on neighbors Rookery Bay Reserve, Naples Botanical Garden, and Conservancy of Southwest Florida, among others. A rustic boardwalk encircles a recreated cypress wetland and 14 cypress tree replica. Visitors can take a virtual tour at interactive stations, take an eco-friendly electric boat ride or explore via Mintoprovided bicycle or kayak. World-class amenities inspired by Collier history The Isles Club with its inviting coastal cottage style design inspired by the original Naples Beach Hotel built in 1888 is at the communitys center. Like the original Naples Beach Hotel, The Isles Club is distinguished by a stylized cupola and large awning-shaded front porch. Residents and friends gather at The Isles Club for dining and social functions, swimming in the resortstyle pool and lap pool, tennis, pickleball and workouts in the state-of-theart fitness center. A lushly landscaped event courtyard, yoga lawn and kayak launch provide additional opportunities for outdoor recreation. Home choices to meet every lifestyle Minto offers a selection of 43 innovative, energy-efficient home designs at The Isles of Collier Preserve that complement their spectacular natural surroundings and present a contemporary interpretation of classic Florida coastal home styles. Selections include coach homes, villas and single-family homes ranging from the mid-$300s to more than $1 million. For a limited time only, Minto is offering up to $60,000 in purchase incentives on select move-in ready coach homes and up to $50,000 in savings on select single-family and villa homes. The available Oleander two-story coach home is 1,987 square feet under air, and includes two bedrooms, three baths, den, sunroom, two-car garage, private elevator, and preserve view. It is priced at $520,210. The Alamanda single-family home includes a pool and spa with a beautiful water view. It is 2,225 square feet under air, with two bedrooms, den, two-and-a-half baths and two-car garage and is priced at $763,215. The Dahlia villa home is 1,565 square feet under air with two bedrooms, two baths, den, two-car garage, covered lanai, pool and spa with water view. It is priced at $532,300. Visit 16 furnished models Sixteen furnished models include nine single-family homes, four onestory villas, and three award-winning coach homes. Single-family homes range from 2,016 to 4,327 square feet under air, and are priced from the high$400s to over $1 million. Designed for entertaining, homes feature gourmet kitchens with large seating and serving islands, open floor plans, private guest quarters, and luxurious outdoor living areas with nature and water views. Coach homes include one, two and three story floor plans ranging from 1,621 square feet under air to 2,960 square feet under air, priced from the mid-$400s to $600s. All include two-car garages. Two-and-three-story coach homes also include private elevators. Architecturally detailed ceiling treatments, bright, open floor plans, large eat-in kitchens, formal dining rooms and more are among Mintos distinctive luxury touches. Villas range from 1,565 square feet under air to 1,862 square feet under air, and are priced from the mid-$300s. Villa homes include two to three bedrooms, plus den or hobby room, great room, dining room, two baths, covered lanai and two-car garage. An award-winning master planned community A recognized leader in green construction, Minto has won many national and regional awards for The Isles of Collier Preserve. These include three silver awards from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), including the 2016 Best in American Living Award for Best Mixed Community, the 2017 Nationals Award for Best Clubhouse, and the 2017 Best in American Living Award for Best Community Facility. The Isles of Collier Preserve also received the Grand Aurora Award for Master-Planned Community of the Year from the Southeast Building Conference (SEBC), the largest building industry trade show in the southeast, and the Community of the Year award at the Collier Building Industry Association 2016 Sand Dollar Awards. Minto developed The Isles of Collier Preserve using its own funding sources, electing not to utilize Community Development District (CDD) funds, and saving homeowners at The Isles of Collier Preserve thousands of dollars in annual assessments. The Isles of Collier Preserve is located just four miles east of downtown Naples on U.S. 41/Tamiami Trail East. The Discovery Sales Center is open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For information on The Isles of Collier Preserve call 888707-1251 or visit Above: The Isles Club resort-style pool, lap pool, shaded cabanas and sandy beach area provide the ultimate environment for relaxation and socializing. The Isles of Collier Preserve is an award-winning master-planned community. Available coach homes offering up to $60,000 incentive. Left: Available singlefamily and villa homes offering up to $50,000 incentive.ADVERTORIAL a l a o t f N a A r M A p a r P c t f i




B10 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYAward-winning Phase II Ballard model showcased at Naples SquareWith just two Phase II residences available for purchase at Naples Square homebuyers continue to be captivated by The Ronto Groups three furnished Phase II models that showcase interior designs by three of Naples finest interior designers. Sales associates are available for model tours at the Sales Gallery at 100 South Goodlette-Frank Road or at the Model Center at 1030 3rd Avenue South, #101, both of which are open daily. Naples Square is being developed by Ronto at the corner of 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 construction is expected to commence by the end of this year. Eight Phase III floor plans range from 1,460 to 3,238 square feet under air and are base-priced from $695,000. The one and two-story, two and three-bedroom plus den plans include spacious living areas and open-air terraces. Ronto has announced plans for the Shoppes at Naples Square are being developed. The project will be a combination of retail and restaurant space on the eastern edge of Naples Square and will complete Naples Squares walkable lifestyle. Ronto anticipates retail openings in 2019. Gulfshore Playhouse has finalized its purchase of a three-acre tract on the northern end of Naples Square. As planned, Gulfshore Playhouse will build a multimillion-dollar 56,000 square feet complex that will include two theaters and an education wing. The Phase II Ballard model features an interior by Robb & Stuckys Susan J. Bleda, ASID and interior designer Rachelle Porco that was named recipient of the Collier Building Industry Associations 2017 Sand Dollar Award for Interior Design of the Year Multi-Family Homes $700,001 $800,000. The Ballard plan offers 1,732 square feet of living space, including an open-air balcony. The plan includes two bedrooms, two baths, a den, a great room, and an island kitchen. The great room and bedrooms open to the balcony. Twilight is the inspiration for the Ballard model where the designers have created a magical ambiance by using clear materials like glass and Lucite, reflective surfaces of polished chrome and silver metal, and soft white background colors with accents of periwinkle blue, grayed lavender and silver. The foyer features a flooring inset of circular tiles outlined by shining metal strips. The main flooring is Carrera-look white porcelain tile with gray accents. A chandelier with shards of clear glass in a polished chrome frame features industrial-look exposed light bulbs. A polished chrome and marble console table is accompanied by a mirror with a silver frame. The great room opens to the balcony and features a media wall with a linear stainless-steel surround fireplace and a television mounted above. The media wall is faux-finished with silver striations to evoke the designs quiet water theme. Flanking the media wall are two contemporary art pieces. A white leather sofa is accented with textured periwinkle blue throw pillows. Two pure white round side tables sit beside the sofa and host polished chrome lamps. A chrome and glass cocktail table and two acrylic side chairs with cushions upholstered in a periwinkle fabric complete the seating area. Ceiling design details create definition between the great room and dining areas. The dining area is centered on a wall boasting an abstract painting in tones of bright white, silver, and hints of periwinkle. The contemporary Parsons-style dining table features a white quartz top and stainless-steel legs. White leather dining chairs with acrylic legs surround the table. White shaker style cabinetry is featured in the open kitchen and complemented with a sunset-toned backsplash. Countertops on the perimeter and the island are finished with white quartz with speckled gray accents. Triangular chrome and glass pendants hang above the island and are illuminated with Edison bulbs. Polished chrome counter stools topped with silver leather easily pull up to the island for casual entertaining. The study features a built-in desk/ shelf with white shaker style cabinetry underneath. This wall also functions as a media wall and includes a wall-mounted television. A sand colored textured wall covering sparkles with abstract shapes in silver and gold tones. The silver fabric on a sleeper sofa is accented with periwinkle blue pillows and sits on a textured white area rug. Two tripod-shaped end tables with silver bases flank the sofa and two ottomans with transparent acrylic bases are topped with cushions in a periwinkle blue fabric. A silver drum chandelier hangs above. Silver and white tones continue into the carpeted owners bedroom where a white wood-framed bed features white linen upholstered panels on the headboard and footboard and an additional panel of silver fabric accenting the top of the headboard. White lacquered nightstands with stainless steel legs and contemporary hardware face a matching console with a textured white lacquer front. The suite opens onto the spacious terrace. In the master bath, white shaker style vanity cabinetry is accented with silver hardware and matching mirrors. Sandytoned quartz countertops and a geometric patterned backsplash in polished white stone and silvery glass also appear as a decorative detail in the shower. A wall covering in silver and white has splashes of shining glass beads to provide a touch of glamour. The balcony features two areas for entertaining and relaxing. A white square dining table with brushed aluminum legs seats four on white sling dining chairs. A modern white chaise is paired with a metallic garden stool for private sunset cocktails. Visit Above: The Phase II Ballard model at Naples Square features an award-winning interior designed by Robb & Stuckys Bleda and Porco. Left: White shaker style cabinetry is featured in the Phase II Ballard models open kitchen and complemented with a sunsettoned backsplash done in pale lavender and gray glass tiles. Below: Naples Squares Phase II Ballard floor plan offers a total of 1,732 square feet of living space, including an open-air balcony. 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ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, MAKE REFERENCE TO THIS BROCHURE AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY CHAPTER 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. & Exclusive Sales & Marketing by Wilson& Associates The Skys the Stage... ...for an Encore Performance Tower 2 makes its debut at Kalea Bay. Pre-construction pricing. Morning sunrises and evening sunsets. A performance youll want to watch over and over again. Secure your front-row seat for an encore presentation center, plus one spectacular clubhouse. Residences priced from $1.4 million. 13910 Old Coast Road, Naples, FL 34110 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)

PAGE 48 | 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 Extraordinary 5 BR, 6 BA Estate, Over 9,700 S.F. $13,975,000 MLS 217020067 Don DeLuca 239.213.9100 OPEN 10/20-22 1:00PM 4:00PM PORT ROYAL NAPLES Timeless, 8 BR, 8 Full BA, 2 Powder BA Golf Course, Preserve w/Sunset Skies $7,950,000 MLS 215050309 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 ESTUARY AT GREY OAKS 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 10/22 1:00PM 4:00PM OLDE NAPLES NAPLES $3,795,000 MLS 217029954 Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 60 EUGENIA DR., NAPLES $3,395,000 MLS 217046134 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 4851 BONITA BAY BLVD. #802, BONITA $1,825,000 MLS 216040817 Gary, Jeff & Becky Jaarda 239.273.4596 NAPLES 2-Story Victorian Charmer w/Refreshed Look Front Porch, Wraparound Balconies $1,350,000 MLS 216066094 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 HEMINGWAY PLACE 211 AUDUBON BLVD., NAPLES Elegant Brick Home w/Circular Drive Spectacular Lake & Golf Views $999,000 MLS 217009485 Bob Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.3006 OPEN 10/22 1:00PM 4:00PM AUDUBON COUNTRY CLUB ESTERO Private Lot w/Great Lake Views 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms + Den $929,900 MLS 217029133 Gary Ryan 239.273.6796 SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS NAPLES $900,000 MLS 217060363 Zach Fischer 239.777.7500 7735 NAPLES HERITAGE DR., NAPLES $678,700 MLS 217048652 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 NAPLES $639,000 MLS 217033999 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 NAPLES Entertainer's Paradise, Open Floor Plan Upgrades, Indoor/Outdoor Surround Sound $599,900 MLS 217046089 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 NEW PRICE LANTANA AT OLDE CYPRESS NAPLES Totally Remodeled, 3 BR, 2 BA Condo On the Bay Across from the Beach $599,000 MLS 217026301 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 NEW PRICE MOORINGS 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 26241 DEVONSHIRE CT. #203, BONITA Amazing Long Golf & Lake Views Large Glassed-In Lanai $579,000 MLS 217054252 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 OPEN 10/22 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY WATERFORD NAPLES $546,000 MLS 217045269 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 25961 NESTING CT. #101, BONITA $539,000 MLS 217027383 Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.777.2441 4115 BAYHEAD DR. #203, BONITA $519,900 MLS 217036945 Sandy Kass, The Fagan Team 239.292.4044 BONITA $495,000 MLS 217036495 Jim Griffith, The Boeglin Team 239.322.2409 BONITA Furnished, Remodeled, 3 BR, 3 BA on Lake High-End Appliances, Granite, Custom Cabinets $495,000 MLS 217019538 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 BONITA BAY OAKWOOD NAPLES Lush Tropical Oasis Small Gated Enclave of Caldecott $468,400 MLS 217051894 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 NEW PRICE LELY RESORT NAPLES Resort Style Living, 2 BR, 2 BA, Turnkey 5 Minute Walk to 5th Ave. $459,000 MLS 217033486 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 NAPLES BAY RESORT NAPLES Yacht Harbor Manor Gem Beach Access Across the Street $447,500 MLS 217030991 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 NEW PRICE MOORINGS 9929 COLONIAL WALK N., ESTERO $429,000 MLS 217041994 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 BONITA $398,000 MLS 217027263 Larry Bell 239.919.4404 BONITA $369,000 MLS 217055701 Deborah Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 20280 BURNSIDE PL. #1204, ESTERO $359,900 MLS 217049513 Bradford Bateman 239.273.8842 NAPLES TCP Golf Membership Included 2 BR + Den, 2 BA, Resort Living $359,000 MLS 217059223 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 NEW LISTING TREVISO BAY 12140 TOSCANA WAY #202, BONITA 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms + Den A Stunning 2,275 S.F., Turnkey Furnished $339,000 MLS 216073148 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 OPEN 10/22 1:00PM 4:00PM VASARI TOSCANA NAPLES Completely Remodeled, 4 BR, 3 BA New Island Kitchen, Cabinets & Granite $329,900 MLS 217034044 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 NEW PRICE VALENCIA LAKES NAPLES 1st Floor End Unit, 2 BR + Den, 2 BA Huge Kitchen, Tile & Wood Floors $329,900 MLS 217046626 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 COUNTRYSIDE 3431 POINTE CREEK CT. #302, NAPLES $329,000 MLS 217040962 Ilse Lefas 239.269.4189 NAPLES $319,000 MLS 217021679 Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 BONITA $285,000 MLS 217060742 Ciara Young, Team LaVita 239.784.1984 BONITA $274,900 MLS 216031021 Darlene Rice 239.325.3537 NAPLES Newly Remodeled, 2 BR, 2 BA Condo Best Views of Lake & Golf Course $230,000 MLS 216059835 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 IMPERIAL GOLF ESTATES NAPLES Great Investment Opportunity Rare 3rd Floor Double Balcony Condo $200,000 MLS 217059102 Fenttiman Ekovich Group 239.777.2341 NEW LISTING FAIRWAYS AT EMERALD GREEN 26680 BONITA FAIRWAYS BLVD. #103, BONITA 1st Floor, 2 BR, 2 BA + Den New A/C Unit & Hot Water Heater $189,900 MLS 217058557 Al Diago 239.333.2375 OPEN 10/22 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA FAIRWAYS BONITA 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 SPANISH WELLS 22651 ROSEWOOD POINTE CIR. #102, BONITA $187,000 MLS 216037812 Al Diago 239.333.2375 NAPLES $175,900 MLS 217049974 Patti Fortune 239.272.8494 NAPLES $169,900 MLS 217054107 Liz Biswurm 239.370.0312 NAPLES $155,000 MLS 217045528 Navarro Group 239.689.9339


2 13.9100 | 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 NAPLES $7,950,000 MLS 215050309 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 150 13TH AVE. S., NAPLES $4,600,000 MLS 217053800 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 60 EUGENIA DR., 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 OPEN 10/21 1:00PM 4:00PM PINE RIDGE ESTATES 4851 BONITA BAY BLVD. #802, BONITA Visit for Details 3 Bedrooms, 3 Full Bathrooms, 2-Car Garage $1,825,000 MLS 216040817 Gary, Jeff & Becky Jaarda 239.273.4596 OPEN 10/22 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY TAVIRA NAPLES $1,350,000 MLS 216066094 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 211 AUDUBON BLVD., NAPLES $999,000 MLS 217009485 Bob Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.3006 ESTERO $929,900 MLS 217029133 Gary Ryan 239.273.6796 NAPLES Build Your Dream Home Over an Acre Corner Lot $900,000 MLS 217060363 Zach Fischer 239.777.7500 NEW LISTING PINE RIDGE 7735 NAPLES HERITAGE DR., NAPLES Premiere Bundled Golf Community Fantastic View of the 5th Green $678,700 MLS 217048652 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 NEW PRICE OPEN 10/22 1:00PM 4:00PM NAPLES HERITAGE GOLF & CC 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 $599,900 MLS 217046089 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 NAPLES $599,000 MLS 217026301 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 NAPLES $599,000 MLS 217044951 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 26241 DEVONSHIRE CT. #203, BONITA $579,000 MLS 217054252 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 NAPLES 3 BR + Den, 2.5 BA, 3-Car Garage Upgraded Kitchen/Breakfast Bar $546,000 MLS 217045269 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 NEW PRICE BLACK BEAR RIDGE 25961 NESTING CT. #101, BONITA Unobstructed Lake, Golf & Preserve Views Glassed-In Lanai, 3 BR, 2.5 BA, 2-Car Garage $539,000 MLS 217027383 Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.777.2441 OPEN 10/22 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY EAGLES NEST 4115 BAYHEAD DR. #203, BONITA 2 BR, 2.5 BA + Den, Loft, 1,980 S.F. Turnkey Condo, Southern Lake View $519,900 MLS 217036945 Sandy Kass, The Fagan Team 239.292.4044 OPEN 10/22 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY GREENBRIAR 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 BONITA $495,000 MLS 217019538 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 NAPLES $468,400 MLS 217051894 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 NAPLES $459,000 MLS 217033486 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 NAPLES $447,500 MLS 217030991 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 9929 COLONIAL WALK N., ESTERO 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2-Car Garage Private Pool w/Southern Lake Views $429,000 MLS 217041994 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 OPEN 10/22 1:00PM 4:00PM COLONIAL OAKS BONITA 1st Floor, Well Maintained, 3 BR, 2 BA Condo Enjoy Golf Course Views from Screened Lanai $398,000 MLS 217027263 Larry Bell 239.919.4404 PELICAN LANDING BONITA Water View, 3 BR + Den, 3 BA, 2-Car Garage Tile & Wood Floors, Granite, SS Kitchen $369,000 MLS 217055701 Deborah Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 NEW LISTING HAWTHORNE 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 10/22 1:00PM 3:00PM GRANDEZZA NAPLES $359,000 MLS 217059223 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 12140 TOSCANA WAY #202, BONITA $339,000 MLS 216073148 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 NAPLES $329,900 MLS 217034044 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 NAPLES $329,900 MLS 217046626 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 3431 POINTE CREEK CT. #302, NAPLES Bright Top Floor Condo w/High Ceilings 34-Acre Private Beach Club $329,000 MLS 217040962 Ilse Lefas 239.269.4189 OPEN 10/22 1:00PM 4:00PM PELICAN LANDING NAPLES Nicely Appointed, 3 BR, Walk-Up Condo Beautiful Lake Views $319,000 MLS 217021679 Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 BRIDGEWATER BAY BONITA 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 1,600+ S.F. New Roof, A/C, Hurricane Windows & More $285,000 MLS 217060742 Ciara Young, Team LaVita 239.784.1984 NEW LISTING SANDY HOLLOW BONITA Investor's Dream 1st Floor, 3 BR, 2 BA, 2-Car Garage $274,900 MLS 216031021 Darlene Rice 239.325.3537 NEW PRICE SPANISH WELLS NAPLES $230,000 MLS 216059835 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 NAPLES $200,000 MLS 217059102 Fenttiman Ekovich Group 239.777.2341 26680 BONITA FAIRWAYS BLVD. #103, BONITA $189,900 MLS 217058557 Al Diago 239.333.2375 BONITA $189,000 MLS 217031465 Jim Griffith, The Boeglin Team 239.322.2409 22651 ROSEWOOD POINTE CIR. #102, BONITA 1st Floor, 2 BR, 2 BA + Den w/Carport Perfect Location, Amenities, Low HOA Fees $187,000 MLS 216037812 Al Diago 239.333.2375 OPEN 10/22 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA FAIRWAYS 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 NAPLES Beautifully Renovated Pristine Private Community $169,900 MLS 217054107 Liz Biswurm 239.370.0312 EDGEWOOD NAPLES Newly Updated Golf Course View Fully Furnished End Unit $155,000 MLS 217045528 Navarro Group 239.689.9339 NEW PRICE GLADES GOLF & CC


B14 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 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 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


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B16 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 239.572.5117239.370.1222 $219,000 $798,000 $174,900 $199,000 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. Pulte Homes has announced plans to build new single-family homes in the Orange Blossom Ranch gated community off Oil Well Road, two miles east of Immokalee Road. The oneand two-story homes will range in size from 1,674 to 4,262 square feet with three to six bedrooms and open, flexible living spaces. Prices will start in the low $300,000s. Construction on two models and a sales center will be underway by the end of October, and sales are expected to begin in February 2018, according to Rich McCormick, president of Pultes Southwest Florida division. Orange Blossom Ranch includes a pool with beach-style entry and a childrens water feature, a spa, bocce ball, basketball and tennis courts, sand volleyball and a playground. The community clubhouse has a fitness center and catering kitchen. For more information, call 866-8345075 or visit Stock Custom Homes, the luxury homebuilding division of Stock Development, has completed construction of its 3,903-square-foot Polynesia model at 236 Polynesia Court on Marco Island. With interior design by Soco Interiors Daniel Kilgore, the two-story home has four bedrooms, 4 baths, a formal dining room plus great room, study, loft, pool and spa, outdoor living areas with kitchen and a three-car garage. The model is open daily for viewing. Priced at $2.895 million with furnishings, the estate offers idyllic family living along the scenic Marco River. The home features a coastal design and seaside ambiance, as noted by accents of aqua and coral hues among the interiors neutral white and taupe palette. Bleached oak natural wood flooring throughout brings casual elegance to the homes Old Florida style. The double-door foyer with a dramatically tall ceiling extends into the great room ahead, the tranquil waterside view visible through tall sliding glass doors. The great room features light ivory seating linen couch and chairs and a leather ottoman NEWSMAKERSFrom page 1STEPHAN COURTESY PHOTOSet for construction at Orange Blossom Ranch, Pultes Citrus Grove model has 2,885 square feet and can be built with four or fi ve bedrooms and 2 or three baths. The 3,900-square foot Polynesia model by Stock Custom Homes is open for touring on Marco Island. SEE NEWSMAKERS, B23


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 REAL ESTATE B17 Broker participation is welcome. Prices, plans, specifications and community design are subject to change. Oral representations cannot be relied upon as correctly stating the representations of the developer. For correct information regarding Babcock Ranch, interested parties should refer to written materials provided by the developer, legislative acts related to Babcock Ranch and the covenants and restrictions of the Babcock Ranch Residential Association, Inc. The information provided above is not intended to be an offering and should be considered as informational only. Sure, every town has beautiful parks or lakes. Grand homes or city halls. But the truth is, most towns arent created equally at all. This one is. Babcock Ranch is an entirely new town. Where the streets are planned but the wilderness isnt. Where energy comes from the oldest source in the world and powers the newest technology. This is a town where the frontier meets the front porch in a whole new way.ALL TOWNS ARENT CREATED EQUALLY. A better lifeBABCOCKRANCH.COM 888-979-7220Corsica at Talis Park: a perfect combination of style, choice & locationMultiple residential choices, park-like views, and proximity to every amenity are just a few reasons why Corsica is one of Talis Parks most compelling neighborhoods. A variety of furnished single-family model homes, unfurnished residences and resort-style coach homes are currently available for purchase and occupancy today. FrontDoor Communities resort-style coach homes offer an exceptional lifestyle. Priced from the $600s and the $800s, two spacious floor plans feature open-concept living areas customizable to buyer preferences. Residences may be customized to suit individual buyer preferences including the addition of outdoor kitchens with built-in gas grills on the lanai, options rarely offered in luxury coach home residences. An onsite design consultant assists purchasers in personalizing residential finishes. Each residence includes a private arrival courtyard, private garage accessible from the residence, a private covered terrace off the owners bedroom, dual walk-in closets in the owners suite, a spacious covered outdoor living area extending across the entire rear of the residence, and pavered motor courts and walkways. Tall ceilings, abundant natural light, and a 53-feet wide, open living area convey the feeling of a traditional single-family home. A furnished, second floor Sienna model is open for viewing. A first-floor Messina model is scheduled for completion this month, with design by Allied ASID interior designers Jean Losier and Christina Rosolia of Clive Daniel Home. Unfurnished coach homes are also available for purchase, and additional move-in ready residences will be completed in late November. Harbourside Custom Homes two-story, 3,672 square feet single-family Villa Adriana II model is priced at $2,450,000 with furnishings. The first floor includes a spacious great room, island kitchen, and dining area that open to the outdoors, a master suite, two guest bedrooms, study, and three-car garage. The outdoor living area features a summer kitchen with granite countertops and backsplash, fireplace, and pool and spa with screened colonnade.Harboursides unfurnished Villa Roma is a four-bedroom, three-anda-half bath floor plan with a study and three-car garage in 3,016 square feet under air. Priced at $1,750,000, Villa Roma is highlighted by a stunning gallery hallway entry leading to a great room, island kitchen and dining area. The great room and dining area open to a screened outdoor living area with fireplace, summer kitchen, pool, spa, and colonnade. Also under construction is Harboursides 3,972 square feet, unfurnished San Michele residence. Priced at $2,650,000, the five-bedroom, six bath home is slated for completion next spring.Corsica residents enjoy immediate access to Talis Parks Sports Complex with six Har-Tru tennis courts, tennis pro shop, two-lane lap pool, and playground, and the communitys award-winning Vyne House clubhouse. Visit Talis Parks Garden House Sales Center at 16980 Livingston Road in North Naples, or visit Talis Park online at ADVERTORIAL Top: The Corsica neighborhood at Talis Park is situated within a short walk or bike ride of the dining, fitness, and spa venues at the communitys award-winning Vyne House clubhouse. Above Left: Harbourside Custom Homes two-story, 3,672 square feet single-family Villa Adriana II model is priced at $2.450 million with furnishings. Above Right: Priced from the low $700s, FrontDoor Communities Corsica coach home residences are available for purchase and immediate occupancy. The previously sold Sienna second floor coach home model is open for viewing daily. Left: Corsica homeowners enjoy easy access to Talis Parks new sports complex with six lighted Har-Tru tennis courts, tennis pro shop, two-lane lap pool, and playground.


B18 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYStock Signature Homes nets 13 Sand Dollar Awards:Furnished models & move-in ready homes open across Southwest FloridaStock Signature Homes is one of Southwest Floridas most successful and respected builders. This weekend, 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 an 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. 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. Hidden Harbor offers a stunning collection of three and four bedroom homes ranging from 2,600 to more than 3,186 square feet of living area with base prices from the mid-$400s. Stock is currently offering homebuyers at Hidden Harbor options and upgrades worth tens of thousands of dollars with each new home purchase on select move in ready homes. Stock has been adding new inventory homes so homebuyers can move in immediately and be ready for the winter season. These are priced from just $508,685! said Lger-Wetzel. Among the furnished models is the Corleone. It is a twostory, four-bedroom (plus loft convertible to a fifth bedroom) plan with three and one-half-baths. The great room design also includes a formal dining room and a second floor playroom. The home offers 3,172 square feet under air and a total of 4,331 square feet including a screened and covered lanai and an attached two-car garage garage plus a fun-car garage. The interior design was completed by Daniel Kilgore of Soco Interiors. 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. Stock Signature Homes has added new inventory homes at The Renaissance in South Fort Myers, a private, gated community in the heart of South Fort Myers, near the popular Daniels Parkway corridor. The Muirfield III is located in Via Lago. It is a four-bedroom, plus study, three-and-one-half-bath home with 3,255 square feet under air and 4,823 total square feet, including an attached three-car garage and a screened and covered lanai with an outdoor kitchen. The great room-style design includes a formal dining room and a private study with French doors. The island-style kitchen includes counter seating and a breakfast nook overlooking the pool. The Muirfield III is priced at $947,675. 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 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. Top: The Polynesia living room. Above: The Corleone great room. Left: The Muirfield III exterior. Below Left: Coach homes at Lely Resort. Below Right: The Majestic II exterior.ADVERTORIAL Top:ThePolynesialivingroomAbove:The T C e R T


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 REAL ESTATE B19 MOVE IN NOW I Offered exclusively by PACT Realty. THE ALL-NEW MODEL 301OFFERED TURNKEY FURNISHED AT $2,545,000 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms Sunrise and Sunset Terraces with Marina Views Enclosed Area: 4,171 Sq. Ft. Total Residence: 4,701 Sq. Ft. elevated ceilings, Model 301 is designed to live like a single-family home, and features breathtaking marina and sunset views. Tower II also gives you resort-style amenities, including door-to-dock marina access. To experience AQUAs carefree living, you must act soon.A Modern Masterpiece13675 Vanderbilt Drive Naples Mon.Sat. 10:00am5:00pm, Sun. Noon5:00pmAQUA-naples.comSCHEDULE YOUR PRIVATE SHOWING TODAY 239.591.2727 80% sold out! TOWER II IS OVER TOUR NEW MODELS TODAY *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. 2 Growth and preservation work hand in hand at Babcock RanchBabcock Ranch is rooted in preservation. The environmentallyfriendly new town arising northeast of Fort Myers off State Road 31 is part of what made it possible for Florida to complete the largest preservation land purchase in state history and establish the 73,000 acre Babcock Ranch Preserve. There was never any question that nature would play a starring role in daily life at Babcock Ranch. With a mission of creating a town that would be a perfect neighbor for the preserve, planners have woven sustainability right into the infrastructure. From the Babcock Ranch Solar Energy Center that powers energyefficient homes and businesses to the 50 miles of trails for exploring the 9,000 acres of shared natural spaces that run through and surround the town Kitson & Partners is creating a whole new model for smart, sustainable growth. And, while the town is brand-new, it is the next chapter in an already rich history which you can see celebrated all around town. Take a stroll through Founders Square and you might notice that Crescent Loop is located at the apex of B street a nod to the Crescent B that branded cattle that grazed here over the past century. Stop by Slaters Goods and Provisions and youll learn about Bo Slater, the cattleman who worked at various Babcock family ranches for 57 years. Babcock Ranch is designed to nurture social as well as natural connections. You wont find any gates here. Its a real town with homes within walking distance of shops, restaurants and school. Front porches situated more closely to the street, pocket parks, neighborhood gardens and the buzz of activity at Founders Square all add up to a classic hometown experience where you can once again get to know your neighbors. The classic styled homes along broad sidewalks harken back to simpler times, but below the surface Babcock Ranch is all about the future. The unprecedented technological infrastructure electronically coordinates energy, water, transportation and safety systems. High-speed fiber-optic equips ever home and business with extraordinary bandwidth supporting lightning-fast data speeds, mobile apps and global connectivity to free Wi-Fi allowing residents to be as connected with the outside world as they want to be. It is this surprising melding of modern technology and timeless hometown charm that is the defining characteristic of this innovative new town that will ultimately include 19,500 homes, nearly 50,000 residents and 6 million square feet of commercial space. And whenever it is time to unplug, nature is just outside the door. I believe people want ways to connect with nature, to leave everything else behind and recharge, said Syd Kitson, Chairman and CEO of Kitson & Partners. Babcock Ranch is all about the great outdoors. Living in a town with half of its total area dedicated to green space, residents can walk out their door and truly immerse themselves in nature without leaving their neighborhood. Learn more at Top: The new town is designed to be an environmentally-friendly neighbor for the Babcock Ranch Preserve. Above Left: Classic-styled homes are powered by the sun and wired for the future. ABove Right: The general store at Babcock Ranch, Slaters Goods and Provisions, is a place to pick up daily necessities and learn a bit about the ranchs history. ADVERTORIAL ntally-friendly neighbor for the Babcock Ranch Preserve. resere


B20 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 11 12 14 15 9 Seaglass at Bonita Bay26951 Country Club Drive Bonita Springs, FL 239.301.4940 seaglassatbonitabay.comAltaira4541 Coconut Road Bonita Springs, FL 239.495.1300 AltairaWCI.comKalea Bay13910 Old Coast Road Naples, FL 239.793.0110 Mediterra15836 Savona Way Naples, FL 855.810.7976 mediterranaples.comQuail West6289 Burnham Road Naples, FL 239.592.1010 QuailWest.comTalis Park16980 Livingston Road Naples, FL 239.449.5900 TalisPark.comTwin Eagles11330 Twin Eagles Boulevard Naples, FL 239.352.8000 TwinEagles.comOlde Cypress7276 Lantana Circle Naples, FL 239.596.4794 OldeCypressLantana.comRaffia Preserve4075 Wolfe Road Naples, FL 239.598.2370 raffiapreserve.wcicommunities.comNaples Square100 S Goodlette-Frank Road Naples, FL 239.228.5800 NaplesSquare.comThe Isles of Collier Preserve5445 Caribe Avenue Naples, FL 844.838.3392 MintoUSA.comLely Resort New Home Sales8038 Signature Club Circle, Bldg 8-102Naples, FL 239.793.2100 stockdevelopment.comMangrove Bay201 Goodlette Road South Naples, FL 239.261.2200 MangroveBayNaples.comResidences at Mercato9123 Strada Place, Suite 7125 Naples, FL 239.594.9400 ResidencesAtMercato.comLivingston Lakes15161 Palmer Lake Circle Naples, FL 239.444.3490 livingstonlakes.comThe Colony Golf & Bay Club4541 Coconut Road Bonita Springs, FL 239.495.1300 1 13 16 Ave Maria5076 Annunciation Circle #104 Ave Maria, FL 888.841.3477 AveMaria.comSienna Reserve14656 Reserve Lane Naples, FL 239.643.4333 siennareservenaples.comAndalucia1336 Andlaucia Way Naples, FL 239.304.8314 17 18 19 YOUR NEW HOME COMMUNITY FINDER Gulf of MexicoAirport Pullin g RdBayshore DrRattlesnake Hammock RdRadio RdLivingston RdThomasson DrMassey StGoodlette RdVanderbilt Beach RdImmokalee RdFrank Blvd DrLivingston Rd SCray ton Rd111th Ave NPlateau RdGoodlett e Rde BlvdPelican Marsh BlvdCounty Barn Rd5th Pine Ridge RdGolden Gate PkwyLogan BlvdTamiami TrlTamiami TrlTamiami TrlBonita Beach RdSanta Barbara Blvd Santa Barbara BlvdOld Hwy 41Green BlvdGolden Gate BlvdLivingston RdkwyDavis BlvdCollier BlvdCollier BlvdNaples Municipal t N Naples Reg ParkLely Pelican Bay Naples VineyardsGolden GateIsland WalkNaplesPine RidgeVerona Walk Naples Manor Lely Resort East Naples Port Royal Belle Meade Shell Island Palm River 846 31 867 951 84 41 41 75CENTRAL NAPLES NORTH NAPLES OLD NAPLES EAST NAPLES BONITA SPRINGS ESTEROHickory B lvdlBon ita Beach RdImpe ria l Pkwy Impe rial B oni ta B each Rd SEOld 41 RdShangrila RdCoconut Rd 865 75 NAPLES 1 14 13 15 3 R R d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 12 11 2 5 d 6 4 7 10 8 9 ell Grade RdRandall Blvd47th AveOil Well Rd p Keais RdEverglades BlvdEverglades BlvdMassey St m okalee RdWilson BlvdDesoto BlvdPlateau RdDesoto Blvd N d Golden Gate BlvdCollier Blvden eOrangetreeGolden Gates Estates 75EAST NAPLES 17 16 N a apl ap ap ap ap p ap p p pl p p ap p p p pl p l apl l apl p p p pl l l p l l a l a a ap ap p l a ap a a a ap ap p es e e e e e e e e e e e e s g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g g P Pa P P P P P P P P P P P P r rk r r k r r r r k k k r r r r r k P P P P P P P P P P Pa P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P P r rk rk r k k k r k k rk r r k r r k r r r r k r k k k r r k 18 19 20 FORT MYERSPalm Beach Blvd n Midpoint Bridge Cl eveland AveDr MLK BlvdVeronica S Shoemaker Blvd v dFowler StC oloni al BlvdCle veland AveH anson S t R dPondella Rddge Pkwy 21 Historic Downtown River District L 22 Tr Tr l l 4 1 Estuary at Grey Oaks1220 Gordon River Trail Naples, FL 239.261.3148 estuaryatgreyoaks.comONE1300 Hendry Street Fort Myers, FL 239.500.5294 EXT. 1 OneFtMyers.comBarrington Cove16168 Aberdeen Naples, FL 239.225.2683 drhorton.comNaples Reserve14885 Naples Reserve Circle Naples, FL 239.732.1414 naplesreserve.com20 21 22 23 23


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 REAL ESTATE B21 Single-Family Residences from $. MillionSingle-Family Homes by Harbourside Custom Homes Sunwest Homes M Development Fox Custom Builders 3,000 to 4,500 SF three and four bedroom + study residences 24 single-family home sites oering water and fairway views Vyne House and Sports Complex just minutes away Luxury Residences from to SF Light-lled, open concept bedroom, bath great room oor plans Spacious outdoor living areas, courtyard entries, private garages Minutes from every amenityCoach Homes from the $700,000sThe Coach Homes at Corsica by FrontDoor Communities 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. 239.449.5900 TalisPark.comA KITSON & PARTNERS COMMUNITY orsica at alis arMODELS OPEN SEVEN DAYS A WEEKRESORTSTYLE COACH HOMES LUXURIOUS SINGLEFAMILY RESIDENCESAQUA concierge serves luxury waterfront lifestyleFull-time concierge service, well equipped fitness centers, multiple rooftop pools and decks, as well as full-service spas are becoming basics in luxury living. Privacy is key; therefore, private elevators and private parking are also high on the list of amenities. From its exquisite interiors to the effortless convenience afforded by its concierge service, AQUA at Pelican Isle offers residents a life like nothing Naples has ever seen. Theres a new luxury in town. At AQUA, we do things differently. AQUA is more than a new building. This is a whole new lifestyle, says AQUA Director of Sales Darlene Hillard. From the beautiful lobby, to the private club for residents on the top floor, the communal areas are thoughtfully and artfully designed to be places youll actually want to spend time, she explains. In addition to the gated secure entry, AQUA provides a specialized concierge service, to make the transition from city to home and back to city even more effortless. And just like that, luxury is interesting again. AQUAs exclusive concierge service provides a hand-selected, dedicated attach, along with a curated collection of perks and experiences to learn everything about Southwest Florida. Residents receive extraordinary services complementing their lifestyle needs and delivered with the utmost attention to detail. From premium tickets and hard-to-get reservations, to interior design services and travel coordination (transportation, personal shoppers, boat rentals), AQUA concierge will assist with whatever residents need. AQUA at Pelican Isle focuses on creating exceptional experiences and includes multi-activity amenities such as a high definition interactive virtual golf simulator, a library, a dog run and an on-site art gallery amenities that not only increase livability but are hard to come by in any other market. Only seven waterfront residences remain in the 11-story AQUA Tower II including a palatial penthouse. Located adjacent to the Pelican Isle Yacht Club at Wiggins Pass in North Naples, AQUAs expansive custom residences, priced from over $1.9 million to over $2.545 million, range between 3,900 to just under 4,200 square feet with three 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 gas cooktops, sunlit back-to-front living areas, spacious master bedroom suites, lavish master bathrooms with generous closet space, sunrise and sunset terraces. Three furnished models are priced between $2.445 million and $2.545 million. The remaining penthouse suite offers more than 6,500 square feet of living area and is value priced at $4.85 million This penthouse features four bedrooms and four and one-half baths, grand salon, family room (or den or fifth bedroom), dining room, master study with wet bar and more than 3,000 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 plus an expansive private sunrise balcony adjacent to the family room and three guest suites. For further information or to schedule a tour of the decorated models, call 239-5912727, online at or stop by the information center located at 13675 Vanderbilt Drive, Naples. ADVERTORIAL


B22 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY NaplesAREA ADDRESS PRICE REAL ESTATE OFICE AGENT & PHONE NUMBER HOURS PORT ROYAL 1201 Galleon Drive $13,975,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Don DeLuca 239.213.9100 Fri-Sun 1-4pm PORT ROYAL 1100 Galleon Drive $11,900,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Walter Patrick 239.325.9111 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN BAY MYSTIQUE 6885 Pelican Bay Boulevard Estates from $3,000,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Sales Of ce 239.598.9900 Mon-Sat 9am-5pm to over $7,000,000 & Sun 12-5pm AQUALANE SHORES 840 17th Avenue South $6,650,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Will Fuller 239.207.0483 Sunday 1-4pm OLD NAPLES RIDGEVIEW LAKES 417 Palm Circle West $4,970,730 Premier Sothebys International Realty Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 Sunday 1-4pm OLD NAPLES 150 13th Avenue South $4,600,000 Royal Shell Real Estate The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 Sunday 1-4pm OLD NAPLES 272 1st Avenue South $4,195,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Gordie Lazich 239.777.2033 Sunday 1-4pm Mark Maran 239.777.3301 OLD NAPLES 489 1st Avenue South $4,175,000 William Raveis Dante DiSabato 239.537.5351 Sunday 1-4pm PINE RIDGE ESTATES 60 Eugenia Drive $3,395,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 Saturday 1-4pm OLD NAPLES RIDGE LAKE 590 Palm Circle East $2,995,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Deb Welch 239.293.5294 Sund ay 1-4pm GREY OAKS ESTUARY AT GREY OAKS 1220 Gordon River Trail From $2,495,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Call 239.26 1.3148 Mon-Sat 9am-5pm & Sun 12-5pm VANDERBILT BEACH 101 Conners Avenue $2,195,000 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Wednesday 1-4pm QUAIL WEST 4549 Brynwood Drive $1,400,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm RESIDENCES AT MERCATO 9123 Strada Place #7125 From $1,325,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Sales Of ce 239.594.9 400 Mon-Sat 10am-6pm & Sun 12-6pm KALEA BAY Wiggins Pass & Vanderbilt Drive $1,300,000 Wilson & Associates Inga Wilson 239.793.0110 Mon Sat 10am 5pm & Sun 12pm 5pm THE DUNES GRANDE EXCELSIOR 285 Grande Way $1,295,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Emily Walker 239.776.8956 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN MARSH WATERCREST 2337 Cheshire Lane $1,250,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Terri Moellers 239.213.7344 Sunday 1-4pm ROYAL HARBOR 1565 Mullet Lane $1,240,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 Sunday 1-4pm PARK SHORE VILLAS PIENZA 4850 West Boulevard Court #B106 $1,150,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Olesya Waltz 239.297.2960 Sunday 1-4pm PARK SHORE SURFSEDGE 4001 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #1407 $1,095,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Gordie Lazich 239.777.2033 Sunday 1-4pm Mark Maran 239.777.3301 ROYAL HARBOR 1975 Tarpon Road $1,095,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 Sunday 1-4pm THE DUNES 300 Dunes Boulevard #1102 $1,019,900 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Sunday 1-4pm MEDITERRA 16807 Cabreo Drive $1,000,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm AUDUBON COUNTRY CLUB 211 Audubon Boulevard $999,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Bob Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.3006 Sunday 1-4p m BANYAN WOODS 4936 Rustic Oaks Circle $799,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Tom Oaster 239.595.1275 Sunday 1-4pm GREY OAKS TERRA VERDE 2458 Terra Verde Lane $819,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Krista Fraga 239.877.6745 Sunday 1-4pm FIDDLERS CREEK MULBERRY ROW 7690 Mulberry Lane $785,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty ML Meade 239.293.4851 S unday 1-4pm FIDDLERS CREEK CHIASSO 9329 Campanile Circle $759,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Michelle Thomas 239.860.71 76 Sunday 1-4pm GREY OAKS 2305 Residence Circle #101 $795,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4p m NAPLES PARK 583 91st Avenue North $788,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN MARSH TIMARRON 1958 Dory Court $599,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Sund ay 1-4pm IMPERIAL GOLF ESTATES 2241 Imperial Golf Boulevard $599,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Werner Schroeder 239.776 .8956 Sunday 1-4pm INDIGO LAKES 14513 Indigo Lakes Circle $595,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Melinda Gunther 239.297.2155 Sunday 1-4pm BENT CREEK PRESERVE 9283 Woodhurst Drive $565,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Kimberly Wagner 239.571.5474 Sunday 1-4pm LELY RESORT MUSTANG ISLAND 8924 Mustang Island Circle $565,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Michelle Thomas 239 .860.7176 Sunday 1-4pm VANDERBILT BEACH BEACHWALK HOMES 790 Reef Point Circle $569,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Jon Peter Vollmer 239.250.9414 Sunday 1-4pm MEDITERRA 16994 Porta Vecchio Way #102 $550,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 14pm OLD NAPLES TOWN MANOR 1021 3rd Street South #304 $549,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 Sunday 1-4pm BAY FOREST 15260 Cedarwood Lane #202 $409,000 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Wednesday 1-4pm RIVER REACH 2274 River Reach Drive $399,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 Sunday 1-4pm COQUINA SANDS CALUSA CLUB 238 Banyan Boulevard $325,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Dina Moon 239.370.1252 Sunday 1-4pm CYPRESS WOODS GOLF & C.C. 3455 Laurel Greens Lane South #102 $249,000 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Sa turday1-4pm PINE RIDGE 910 Vanderbilt Beach Road #528W $229,000 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Monday 1-4pm HUNTINGTON LAKES 6300 Huntington Lakes Circle #201 $219,000 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Sunday 1-4pm Marco IslandAREA ADDRESS PRICE REAL ESTATE OFICE AGENT & PHONE NUMBER HOURS MARCO ISLAND 1819 Honduras Avenue $1,200,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Sunday 1-4pm Bonita SpringsAREA ADDRESS PRICE REAL ESTATE OFICE AGENT & PHONE NUMBER HOURS BONITA BAY TAVIRA 4851 Bonita Bay Boulevard #802 $1,825,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Gary, Jeff & Becky Jaarda 239.273.4596 Sunday 1-4pmPELICAN LANDING LONGLAKE 24451 Woodsage Drive $849,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Pam Umscheid/Stephanie Coburn 239.691.3541 Sunday 1-4pmBONITA BAY WATERFORD 26241 Devonshire Court #203 $579,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 Sunday 1-4pm BONITA BAY 25961 Nesting Court #101 $539,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.777.2441 Sunday 1-4pm VASARI 28473 Altessa Way #101 $322,900 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Wednesday 1-4pm BONITA FAIRWAYS 26680 Bonita Fairways Boulevard #103 $189,900 Royal Shell Real Estate Al Diago 239.333.2375 Sunday 12-3pm EsteroAREA ADDRESS PRICE REAL ESTATE OFICE AGENT & PHONE NUMBER HOURS THE BROOKS SHADOW WOOD BANYAN COVE 22310 Banyan Hideaway Drive $1,375,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Roxan ne Jeske 239.450.5210 Sunday 1-4pm COLONIAL OAKS 9929 Colonial Walk North $429,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 Sunday 1-4pm GRANDEZZA 20280 Burnsaide Place #1204 $359,900 Royal Shell Real Estate Bradford Bateman 239.273.8842 Sunday 1-3pmFeatured Open HouseOLD NAPLES 272 1st Avenue South $4,195,000 Open Sunday 1-4pm Gordie Lazich 239.777.2033 Mark Maran 239.777.3301 Web ID 217040115 Premier Sothebys International RealtyCall 239.325.1960 to be inculded in Florida Weeklys OPEN HOUSE DIRECTORY Florida Weeklys OPEN HOUSE DIRECTORY | October 21 & 22


around a sculpted silver cocktail table. A wall in the adjacent dining area draws attention with an applied molding pattern and a pastel pink blown-glass chandelier. The kitchen, with its glasstiled backsplash and tasteful cabinetry, includes stainless steel appliances, a large island and high-top seating. The second floor provides ample space for guests, with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a loft and covered balcony overlooking the river. Stock Custom Homes, recent recipient of four Sand Dollar awards, will continue to expand in the Marco Island area, including the construction of both move-in-ready and private residences. For more information, call 2496400 or visit The new waterfront Hemingway model at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club has 6,136 square feet under air and 9,416 total square feet. There are five bedrooms, five full bathrooms and two half-baths as well as a formal dining room, great room with 18-foot ceilings and an expansive outdoor living/entertaining area. Randall Mitchell Custom Homes overlooked no detail in working with Sater Design Collection to build the estate home. The Hemingway reflects our core commitment to not only building a beautiful home, but also to providing unparalleled quality, energy efficiency and a state-of-the-art technology backbone that is able to expand to meet the needs of tomorrow, said Mitch Melheim, president of Randall Mitchell Custom Homes. The Hemingways first-floor centerpiece is the great room with conversation areas positioned near a gas fireplace. A built-in bar with additional seating overlooks the island kitchen with quartz countertops, an apron sink and walk-in pantry. A nearby breakfast nook overlooks the outdoor living area. A master suite features a large sitting area that opens to the outdoor loggia. There are three walk-in closets and a master bathroom with a freestanding tub and double-entry shower. Each of the Hemingways three guest rooms and cabana has a private bath. The second floor has an additional private master suite, clubroom, wet bar and balcony with views of the pool and sunset vistas over 700-acre Lake Como. Outdoor entertaining spaces include a living room, dining room, swimming pool and summer kitchen. The pool has three fire/water spillover fountains, a sun shelf and an infinity-edge spa with custom tile work. From pillows to paintings, the interior design carries a calming color scheme throughout the home, drawing its inspiration from the surrounding scenery. In the Sorrento neighborhood of 12 residences, the Hemingway has an option for a private boat dock. The home is offered fully furnished for $4,895,000. For more information, call the sales gallery at 425-2340 or 877-809-9444 or visit NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 REAL ESTATE B23 EXCEPTIONAL GREY OAKS PROPERTIES2211 Residence Circle | Grey Oaks | Simply Beautiful | 3 + Den | $1,499,000KRISTA FRAGA THE GREY OAKS EXPERTPremier Sothebys International Realty 390 Broad Avenue South Naples, Florida 34102239.877.6745 Sothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each o ce is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity. EXCLUSIVELY GREY OAKS KRISTA FRAGA | COURTESY PHOTOThe Hemingway model by Randall Mitchell Custom Homes is in the Sorrento neighborhood at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club.NEWSMAKERSFrom page 16




ARTS & ENTERTAINMENTNAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY | SECTION CWWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM INSIDEWEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 Marco Island | 239.642.2222 Broad Avenue | 239.434.2424 Fifth Avenue | 239.434.8770 Estuary at Grey Oaks | 239.261.3148 Mystique at Pelican Bay | 239.598.9900 The Village | 239.261.6161 The Gallery in Central Naples | 239.659.0099 Vanderbilt | 239.594.9494 Residences at Mercato | 239.594.9400 Bonita Springs | 239.948.4000 Sanibel Island | 239.472.2735 Rentals | 239.262.4242 ETH ANN FENNELLY WAS AT THAT place where no writer wants to be. The words just werent coming. A little embarrassing for someone who teaches writing at the University of Mississippi in its MFA program. Shes also Mississippis poet laureate. Ms. Fennelly and her husband, author Tom Franklin, had just published the critically acclaimed The Tilted World, their collaborative novel set during the 1927 flooding of the Mississippi River. It was a big novel that took us four years, she says. (It involved) a lot of research. There were a lot of high stakes. If it failed, it would not have been good for our marriage. It took a lot out of me. She thought shed immediately begin another novel, but instead, was floundering. I kept not writing. At least, thats what I maintained. I kept saying to Tommy, Im not writing. I dont know whats wrong Florida WritersBig girls dont cry, nor do small girls who think and act big. C2 Cuisine NewsIvan Seligman does The Dish at Brooks, Drew Sterwald reviews Jimmy Ps in Bonita, and more on the local dining scene. C24-27 Opening nightSeeing She Kills Monsters at the Sugden, and more fun around town. C22-23 Its a wrap on another Florida Weekly Writing ChallengeTalk about a challenge. Choosing one winner from among a record 256 entries in the 2017 Florida Weekly Writing Challenge proved a difficult assignment for our editors and senior writers who had that responsibility. Nine of us divided up the initial load, each picking two favorites from the 28-29 stories we read. BY CINDY PIERCEcpierce@ These two photographs served as prompts for the writers from Key West to Alberta, Canada, who submitted a total of 256 entries in the 2017 Florida Weekly Writing Challenge. Read the winning entry on page C17.SEE CHALLENGE, C16 INSIDE :Some highlights from this years Sanibel Writers Conference. C4 PLAY BIGJEN WELTERLESSONS IN BEING LIMITLESS FROM THE FIRST WOMAN TO COACH IN THE NFL WITH STEPHANIE KRIKORIAN B One of this years Sanibel Island Writers Conference authors proves great things can be tiny SEE WRITERS, C4 What if they are small somethings? I realized that I was writing, but in a form I didnt recognize. Author Beth Ann Fennelly BETTY WELLS / FLORIDA WEEKLY VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLYBY NANCY STETSONnstetson@


C2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 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 | NAPLES HEALTH PARK FLORIDA WRITERSBig girls dont cry, nor do small girls who think and act big Play Big by Jen Welter with Stephanie Krikorian. Seal Press. 288 pages. Hardcover, $26. At once sports memoir and empowerment handbook, this feisty and engaging how-to is bound to attract a lot of attention. The author, a Vero Beach native, broke the glass ceiling in professional football in a variety of ways. She moved from being a championship performer in womens professional football to playing for a mens professional team to becoming linebacker coach for the NFLs Arizona Cardinals. They said such a thing couldnt be done and that the boys club would not accept her, but Jen Welter made it happen through a die-hard attitude and relentless self-improvement. Along the way, she became Dr. Jen, with a Ph.D. in psychology. This book builds upon her work as a coach. It is a master plan for being limitless. Though directed at women from all walks of life, it has plenty of powerful advice for men as well. The bite-sized chapters oscillate between vividly drawn scenes of major challenges in Ms. Wel-ters life and the attitudinal and behavioral adjustments necessary for her readers to reach their highest aspirations. At 5 feet and 2 inches, Ms. Welter would never be big, but she would find the way to play big in sports and in life. That means taking risks. It means learning to enjoy the pains of perseverance. It means never giving up.A recurrent graphic motif from chapter to chapter puts key concepts into sharp focus. Each chapter begins with something that looks like a gummed label. Here the author provides a terse thematic overview of the chapter. Another part of the motif is a series of boxed and shaded mini-essays that boil down the chapters concerns. Sometimes these shaded areas contain a series of bullet points. Chapter titles tend to be essential truisms that have the energy and memorability of mantras for Ms. Welters students. What Makes Us Different Makes Us Stronger, Once Its Been Done, It Cant Be Undone and When Its Us Against Them, We All Lose are examples of the kind of readily applicable aphorism with which the coach beats the drum of selfawareness and self-improvement. The heart of the book, for most readers, will be Ms. Welters story-telling. One key narrative is about her small size and her concern about being too small to earn a place on the Mass Mutiny womens professional football team. She relates how she handled the insecurity and played her way onto the team. She discovered, as well, that one could manifest a presence much larger than ones physical dimensions. She also abandoned a one-dimensional view of her destiny. She learned that she didnt necessarily have to choose between this OR that goal or image, she could be both this AND that. Here and elsewhere in the book, Ms. Welter bemoans the lack of financial support for womens professional sports and the financial sacrifices she and others had to make in order to help a team survive and be competitive. Sometimes salaries barely existed, nor did money for suitable travel and lodging. Because practice and travel were so time-consuming, other sources of income were not available. The author and her teammates often had to come up with ways to keep the team afloat. One very sad chapter involves the mistake the future coach made in stepping into a marriage more out of insecurity than out of genuine love. The kind of abuse she received was not physical, but it was still quite traumatic. In the end, she rediscovered her inner strength and abandoned the debilitating relationship. For the most part, however, Ms. Welters key episodes show how she found the ways to steel herself against misfortunes, turning frustrations and temporary failures into successes. Much of this resilience connects with her ability to really listen to other people, to make it clear how she would be there for them. As she developed such skills as a teammate, it became obvious that she had the makings of a coach. As she looks back over the ups and downs of her sports career, Ms. Welter injects a sense of humor into events that seemed far from humorous at the time. Her candor about personal matters is infectious. Her desire to share what she has learned the hard way, through experience and study, comes through loud and clear. Phil Jason, Ph.D., United States Naval Academy professor emeritus of English, is a poet, critic and freelance writer with 20 books to his credit, including several studies of war literature and a creative writing text. l a a b c a WELTER d s d t r t y e te k h co to on w al r e l dl e pl a t e a w e if es la rg di m S o n e h er that PLAY BIGJEN WELTERLESSONS IN BEING LIMITLESS FROM THE FIRST WOMAN TO COACH IN THE NFL WITH STEPHANIE KRIKORIAN


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C4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY with me. Instead of starting some big, long novel, I was writing down little tiny thoughts, quirky memories or overheard conversations, things that stuck with me, though I couldnt tell the reason why. I kept waiting for them to add up to something. Then one day she had an epiphany: What if they are something? What if they are small somethings? she thought. I realized that I was writing, but in a form I didnt recognize. She decided to call those small somethings micro-memoirs. Thinking of the term helped me realize how I wanted to move forward, she says. Maybe I was writing a book of them.Small, complete thingsMs. Fennelly got the idea for micromemoirs from micro-fiction (also called flash fiction or sudden fiction): small, brief, self-contained pieces that can run anywhere from a couple of sentences to a couple of pages. She says short-story writer Lydia Davis was a big influence. What she decides is worth writing down is amazing to me, she says. For example, theres Ms. Davis short story titled Samuel Johnson is Indignant. Heres the whole story: That Scotland has so few trees. And theres An Example of the Continuing Past Tense in a Hotel Room, which reads in its entirety: Your housekeeper has been Shelly. The longer you look at it, the funnier it becomes and the more you appreciate its genius, Ms. Fennelly says about Ms. Davis stories. If it had been in a paragraph, maybe it wouldnt strike us as so wonderful. She was able to clear out the surrounding noise and dignify it with white space, this quirky little thought that claimed its rightful grandeur. Other influences Ms. Fennelly lists include The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon, the haiku of Basho and the very short stories of Stuart Dybek, specifically in his collection titled The Coast of Chicago. Shed never heard the term micromemoir before she started using it, she says, but she doesnt want to claim she invented it. It seems a logical term people should be using, if they werent, she explains. Her stories were not fragments, though she thinks other writers are doing interesting work in that form. What she was writing felt like very small, complete things, she says. She embraced them. Ultimately, she says, I decided this form could allow me the pleasures of all my favorite genres: the extreme compression and charged abbreviation of poetry, the narrative drive of fiction and the truth-telling of non-fiction. I think I was trying to see what would happen if I took my various literary parents and made a hybrid child. The result: Heating & Cooling: 52 Micro-Memoirs ($22.95, W.W. Nort on), released Oct. 10.A return to SanibelAs part of the Sanibel Island Writers Conference, Ms. Fennelly will give a reading at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at BIG ARTS and sign books afterwards. Shell be followed by New York Times bestselling author/keynote speaker Alice Hoffman, who just published The Rules of Magic, a prequel to her cult classic, Practical Magic. The event is free and open to the public. Ms. Fennelly will also teach a workshop, Build Me a Hummingbird of Words: Tiny Texts to those registered for the conference. Presented by Florida Gulf Coast University and now in its 12th year, the conference brings in a wide variety of authors, editors and agents to teach classes and speak on panels. This years lineup includes essayist Sloane Crosley, singer/songwriter Frank Turner, novelist Kevin Canty, essayist and New York Times columnist Steve Almond, novelist John DuFresne, novelist (and Marco Island resident) Ann Kidd Taylor and New York Times bestselling author Nathan Hill (who lives in Naples). Ms. Fennellys Heating & Cooling is being well received and has earned praise from writers from Richard Ford to Richard Russo. Leslie Jamison, who wrote The Empathy Exams, calls Ms. Fennellys brief memoirs vital, surprising, alive and as funny as hell. In another blurb, bestselling novelist Ann Patchett says, Each entry is both insightful and precise, a perfect pearl of memory. They run from one sentence to no longer than four pages long and highlight various moments in Ms. Fennellys life: her childhood, school days, professional life, life with her husband and children. The one called I Come From a Long Line of Modest Achievers reads: Im fond of recalling how my mother was fond of recalling how my great-grandfather was the very first person to walk across the Brooklyn Bridge on the second day. A series of moments from Ms. Fennellys marriage runs through the book. In fact, Married Love is the opening micro-memoir: In every book my husbands written, a character named Colin suffers a horrible death. This is because my boyfriend before I met my husband was named Colin. In addition to being named Colin, he was Scottish, and an architect. So you understand my husbands feelings of inadequacy. My husband cannot build a tall building of many stories. He can only build a story, and then push Colin out of it. Later in the book, theres Married Love, IV: Morning: bought a bag of frozen peas to numb my husbands sore testicles after his vasectomy. Evening: added thawed peas to our carbonara. She has an eye for the absurd, for those telling, little moments that make up a life and build memories. Some are humorous, some are moving. Others are heartbreaking. Im not interested in the idea of a memoir, my rags-to-riches story, she says. Im not interested in the story of achieving success. Thats not the most interesting thing to me. Whats most interesting, she adds, is the little moments that we think dont matter, but end up defining who we are. She sees them as a kind of Chuck Close portrait. Each little square is its own little thing (in his work), she says, but if you step back, you see the whole portrait. In her micro-memoires, she says, You see all these little pieces of my life. Im a girl in some, an adolescent in some, a grown woman in others. Some are of me as a mom or wife or professor or just a human. To see all these little tiny bits of time, to see these colors, if you step back, they do form the portrait, the portrait of me. As a poet, Ms. Fennelly is comfortable using an economy of words while also stitching them together in surprising or unlikely combinations. (For example, she writes: Whats a kiss but two eels grappling in a cave of spit? Best not to overthink it.) Working small is liberating because its not as intimidating. If you spend four years writing a novel, youre in trouble if it doesnt work, she says. But if you write a micro-memoir and it doesnt work, its not that big of a deal. You simply throw it out and write another one. There are such low stakes, she explains. Ms. Fennellys book tour takes her not only to the Sanibel Island Writers Conference which she calls my happy place and claims to have attended every year I wasnt pregnant or breastfeeding but also to the Miami Book Fair (Nov. 18) and various cities in Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas. Shell teach a five-day poetry workshop at the Palm Beach Poetry Festival in midJanuary. When people ask what a micro-memoir is and she explains it, they inevitably say, I want to try one. No one ever says that when Im writing poems, she says. This is not intimidating to people People feel that they can dabble in it. That spirit of play and exploration is what gives rise to great literature. WRITERSFrom page 1 Sanibel Island Writers Conference>> When: Nov. 2-5 >> Where: BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road, and Sanibel Island Public Library, 770 Dunlop Road, Sanibel >> Cost: $500 ($400 for BIG ARTS members, $300 for full-time students with current ID) >> Info: 590-7421 or >> Free to the public: Three events are open to the public from 6-7:30 p.m. at BIG ARTS: >> Thursday, Nov. 2: MK Asante (reading) and Dan Bern (concert) >> Friday, Nov. 3: Beth Ann Fennelly (reading) and Alice Hoffman (keynote) >> Saturday, Nov. 4: Sloane Crosley (reading) and Frank Turner (concert) Anyone who wants to write needs to write every day and read every day. I think thats the most essential thing. Beth Ann Fennelly, advice to writers


* *Restrictions apply. See server for full details. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 C5 $10 Lasagna Night! CELEBRATE FREE FGCU lecture series presents Iraq veteran turned poet and memoiristAward-winning poet and memoirist Brian Turner will present a public reading and discuss the complexities of crafting art from memory on Friday evening, Oct. 27, at Florida Gulf Coast University. Admission to The Palace of Memory: An Evening with Brian Turner is free, and all are welcome. An Iraq War veteran, Mr. Turner has published two poetry collections, Phantom Noise and his debut, Here, Bullet, which was a New York Times Editors Choice selection and winner of the 2005 Beatrice Hawley Award, the 2006 PEN Center USA Best in the West award and the 2007 Poets Prize, among others. His work has been published in National Geographic, The New York Times, Poetry Daily, Harpers Magazine and other media. Mr. Turners 2014 book My Life as a Foreign Country: A Memoir retraces his war experience pre-deployment to combat zone, homecoming to aftermath combining recollection with his imaginations efforts to make reality comprehensible. Across time, he seeks parallels in the histories of others who have gone to war, especially his taciturn grandfather (World War II), father (Cold War) and uncle (Vietnam). Through it all, he paints a devastating portrait of what it means to be a soldier and a human being. Tim OBrien, author of the bestselling Vietnam War novel The Things They Carried, has said Mr. Turners book ranks with the best war memoirs Ive ever encountered a humane, heartbreaking and expertly crafted work of literature. A resident of Orlando, Mr. Turner earned an MFA from the University of Oregon before serving for seven years in the U.S. Army. He was an infantry team leader for a year in Iraq with the 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. Prior to that, he deployed to BosniaHerzegovina with the 10th Mountain Division (1999-2000). His diverse resume includes stints as a machinist, a locksmiths assistant, a convenience store clerk, a pickler, a maker of circuit boards, a dishwasher, a low-voltage electrician, a radio DJ and a bass guitar instructor. He now directs the MFA program at Sierra Nevada College and serves as a contributing editor at The Normal School. The Palace of Memory: An Evening with Brian Turner is part of the College of Arts & Sciences Lecture Series supported by a grant from the Seidler family. The series aims to enrich the intellectual life of FGCU and the greater Southwest Florida community by bringing prominent local and international thinkers to campus and encouraging open discussions of important ideas. A reception starts at 6 p.m. and the program begns at 6:30 p.m. in Edwards Hall, Room 112. Although admission is free, attendees are encouraged to register online at TURNER


C6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCT. 19-25, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY THEATERShe Kills Monsters By The Naples Players through Nov. 5 at the Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 or See review on page C10.Maple & Vine By The Naples Players Oct. 25-Nov. 19 at Sugden Community Theater. 263-7990 or Sex Please, Were Sixty By The Marco Players Oct. 25-Nov. 12 at The Marco Players Theater. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or By Broadway Palm Theatre through Nov. 18. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 278-4422 or Odd Couple: Female Version By Broadway Palm Theatre through Oct. 29. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 2784422 or Outside Mullingar By Florida Repertory Theatre through Oct. 22 in the ArtStage Studio Theatre, downtown Fort Myers. 332-4488 or Veronicas Room By Laboratory Theater of Florida on select dates Oct. 20-Nov. 4. 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. 218-0481 or Ladies By Gulfshore Playhouse Nov. 4-Dec. 10 at The Norris Center. 755 Eighth Ave. S. (866) 811-4111 or THURSDAY10.19Improv for Everyone The Naples Players hosts an adult class on the fundamentals of improvisational comedy from 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, starting today and through Nov. 23, at the Sugden Community Theater. $75 for members, $100 for others. 434-7340 or Bingo! Community Foundation of Collier County hosts bingo, an outdoor bar and music by The Woodwork to raise money for Hurricane Irma relief from 5:30-9 p.m. at Mercato. Supply donations appreciated. 254-1080 or Pink Party Physicians Regional Hospital hosts a party with a silent auction, music, refreshments and doctors on hand to offer womens health advice from 6-8 p.m. at the hospitals Pine Ridge location. Free, but reservations required. 6101 Pine Ridge Road. or www. Masterworks Naples Philharmonic performs works by Shostakovich, Adams and Dvorak at 8 p.m. today and Friday, Oct. 20, at ArtisNaples. 5971900 or FRIDAY10.20Coffee with a Cop Deputies from Collier County Sheriffs Office invite the public to visit over a cup of coffee from 8-10 a.m. at the Dunkin Donuts in Immokalee. 1558 Lake Trafford Road. 774-4434 or Farmers Market Stock up on local produce at the St. John Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 625 111th Ave. 2893786 or Tribute Concert Southwest Florida Event Center hosts a dinner show featuring Van Halen tribute band Completely Unchained from 6-10 p.m. $25$75. 11515 B onita Beach Road. 245-9910 or at the Zoo Naples Zoo welcomes young goblins for three days of trick-or-treating, educational stations, prizes and more from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today through Sunday, Oct. 22. Free admission for kids in costume. 262-5409 or Classic Film FGCUs Renaissance Academy screens For Me and My Gal (1942) at 1:30 p.m. at the universitys Naples campus. Two vaudeville performers fall in love, but f ind their relationship tested by the arrival of World War II. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4739 or Latin King Paul Rodriguez, star of The Original Latin Kings of Comedy, takes the stage tonight and Saturday, Oct. 21, at Off The Hook Comedy Club. 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 389-6901 or SATURDAY10.21To Market, To Market Third Street South hosts a farmers market from 7:30-11:30 a.m. 434-6533 or www. are the pets Emmanuel Lutheran Church hosts a blessing of the animals at 9 a.m. Pets must be leashed or crated. Photos also welcome for blessings. 777 Mooring Line Drive. 261-0894 or Art Show Naples Artcrafters hosts a juried fine art and craft show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cambier Park. www. Art Shop Get a start on your holiday shopping at the gift gallery at the Marco Island Center for the Arts during special Saturday hours from noon to 4 p.m. through Nov. 18. Regular hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or Fest Brew Ha Ha returns to Mercato with more than 60 craft beers, a stein-hoisting competition, silent auction and live music by Rockin Horse from 4-8 p.m. 254-1080 or Boo! Project HELP holds its inaugural Halloween party from 6-9 p.m. at Design Studio by Raymond. The ghoulish fun includes a costume contest, tarot card readings, music, dancing, games, raffles and sweet treats. Adults only. $60. 990 First St. N. 649-1404 or www. Rustys Raw Bar & Grill celebrates Oktoberfest with a German buffet, a pumpkin carving contest and more fun starting at noon. 2700 Immokalee Road. Concert Jimmy Thackery & The Drivers perform at 8 p.m. at Center for the Arts Bonita Springs. $22-$32. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or SUNDAY10.22How Does Your Garden Grow? The annual Naples Yard & Garden Show takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Collier County Extension Services. $5. 14700 Immokalee Road. 352-4800.Flashback Cinema Silverspot at Mercato screens Ghostbusters (1984) at 2 and 7 p.m. Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service. $9.50$16.50. 592-0300 or Free Concert Naples Big Band performs at 2 p.m. at Cambier Park. 5973240 or Foreign Film FGCUs Renaissance Academy screens Kadosh (Israel, 2000) at 2 p.m. Two sisters become victims of a patriarchal, ultra-orthodox society. $6 for members, $8 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or 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. $120-$150. WWII Doc The Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida screens Irena Sendler: In The Name of Their Mothers at 6:30 p.m. at St. Agnes Catholic Church. Ms. Sendler was a young social worker who smuggled Jewish children out of Poland during the Holocaust. Free, but reservations required. 7775 Vanderbilt Beach Road. MONDAY10.23Art Lecture FGCUs Renaissance Academy prsents a lecture about the changing concepts of beauty and art from Ancient Greece through the Middle Ages from 1-2:30 p.m. at Bentley Village. $20 for members, $25 for others. 850 Retreat Drive. 434-4737 or WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO On loan from Naples Art Association, paintings of local landmarks will dress the walls of Naples City Hall for the next several months. Visitors are welcome weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pictured here is Paul Arsenaults Seminole Market.


10.25 Meet awardwinning photographer Dennis Goodman and admire his images of local wildlife from 5-70 p.m. Wednesday at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center. Mr. Goodmans works have graced the covers of more than a dozen magazines. The Rookery Bay exhibit remains through Nov. 2. www.rookerybay. org NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7Films for Film Lovers Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens Lemon Tree (Israel, 2008) at 7 p.m. The story of a Palestinian widow who must defend her lemon tree when the Israeli Defense Minister moves next door and threatens to have her lemon grove torn down. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or TUESDAY10.24Pups in the Garden Naples Botanical Garden welcomes leashed dogs from 8-11 a.m. Free for members, $9.95 for others. 643-4737 or Runway Teens Community School of Naples presents its annual student fashion show to raise money for the CSN financial aid program from 6-8 p.m. in the pavilion at Waterside Shops. Pay at the door, or make a reservation at The Full Score Naples Philharmonic performs the Academy Award-winning score to a screening of La La Land at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or WEDNESDAY10.25Wild 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 Heres Looking at You FGCUs Renaissance Academy hosts a lecture about Humphrey Bogart from 10-11:30 a.m. at the universitys Naples campus. $20 for members, $25 for others. 4344737 or Artist Reception Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center hosts a reception with wildlife photographer Dennis Goodman, whose works are on display at the center through Nov. 2, from 5:30-7 p.m. Free. 300 Tower Road. 530-5940 or Hallo-WINE Naples Gulfshore Sunset Rotary hosts a spooky wine walk through 10 Mercato establishments from 6-9 p.m. $60 in advance, $75 same day. 254-1080 or Mullet Party Collier Museums celebrates the history of local mullet fishing with smoked mullet, craft beer from Bone Hook Brewing Co. and live music from The Hatley Band from 6:30-8:30 p.m. 3331 Tamiami Trail E. 252-8476 or 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. 754-444-9779 or Author Signing Stuart Woods talks about and signs copies of his newest book, Quick & Dirty: A Stone Barrington Novel, from 7-9 p.m. at Barnes & Noble at Waterside Shops. 598-5200 or COMING UPFilm Fest Naples International Film Festival screens a variety of independent films Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 26-29. The festival kicks off at Artis Naples 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 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO The Community Foundation of Collier County hosts bingo, an outdoor bar and music by The Woodwork to raise money for Hurricane Irma relief from 5:30-9 p.m. Thursday at Mercato. 10.19 Pick your seat for Pick your seat for a screening of a screening of La La Land accompanied by accompanied by a live performance of the a live performance of the Academy Award-winning Academy Award-winning score by the Naples score by the Naples Philharmonic at 8 p.m. Philharmonic at 8 p.m. Tuesday at ArtisNaples. Tuesday at ArtisNaples. Academy Opera Naples Academy Opera Naples presents presents Madama Butterfly featuring a cast of international featuring a cast of international artists and the Naples artists and the Naples Philharmonic at 7:30 p.m. Philharmonic at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at ArtisNaples. Friday, Nov. 3, at ArtisNaples. $25-$115. 597-1900 or $25-$115. 597-1900 or The The Village People bring their iconic music at their iconic music at Seminole Casino Hotel at 8 Seminole Casino Hotel at 8 p.m. Saturday. Doors open p.m. Saturday. Doors open at 7 p.m. $55. at 7 p.m. $55. seminole seminole immokaleecasino.com10.2111.3 10.24


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Original coupon must be redeemed at time of rental. Pick-up subject to geographic and other restrictions. Enterprise, Well Pick You Up and the e logo are registered trademarks o f E nterprise Rent-A-Car. 2016 Enterprise Rent-A-Car. H00616 8/16 ARTS COMMENTARYWill She Kills Monsters slay audiences?Should you go see She Kills Monsters by the Naples Players at the Sugden Community Theatre? Hell if I know. In all my decades of reviewing shows, Ive rarely felt as uncertain and as stymied by a play. Did I like it? Yes. Did I dislike it? Yes. Would I recommend you go see it? That depends. If you enjoy Dungeons and Dragons or cosplay or superheroes, yes. (In fact, you will positively geek out over it.) If you grew up in the s, yes. If you think Neil Simons works are the epitome of comedic plays, then no. If youre homophobic and offended by same-sex affection, no. The Friday night audience was surprisingly sparse. (And this just two days after opening night.) Ive never seen Blackburn Hall with so many rows of empty seats. And about a dozen people walked out (at various times) during this intermission-less show. They might have been bored or frustrated or offended. This play isnt everyones cup of tea, thats for sure. She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes (Amy Hughes), whose 15-yearold younger sister, Tilly (Amelia Mauriello). was killed in car crash, along with their parents. (This backstory is told in comic-book type images on a screen, animations by Terence Brown II.) Agnes finds her sisters homespun module, which is described as a map for Dungeons and Dragons, a fantasy role-playing game. Agnes decides to play the game in order to get closer to her dead sister and understand her better. She first meets Chuck (Zachary Pachol), a D&D nerd whos into comics and fancies himself a lady killer, but is anything but. Mr. Pachol does a good job of making his character a pudgy teen in a backwards baseball cap who lacks social skills annoying and unlikeable. As far as I could determine, Chucks the guy who rolls the dice and tells the players what to do. Agnes then meets the characters who will accompany her in this D&D adventure. Along with Tilly, theres Lilith (Mish Ritter), who carries a battleaxe and wears what looks like a short, black leather gladiator outfit. Shes an Amazon who purrs, Violence makes me hot. She wants to eat Agnes, saying, You look like you would be delicious with a side of baby. Simultaneously terrifying and humorous, Ms. Ritter positively owns this role as an axe-swinging badass.Kaliope (Carrie Drigotas) is an elf in a kind of chainmail outfit with a bikini top. Shes eerie (something later explained when she says elves are superior because they dont have emotions).Then theres Orcus, a ramhorned kind of satyr-looking person wearing a black leather codpiece and halter. Mark Santos (whos usually behind the scenes as The Naples Players set designer) makes this character entertaining and likeable. Like the other characters on this fiveperson team, except for Agnes, Orcus is gay, declaring at one point, I loves me the cock! An overlord of the underworld, he has lost Tillys soul and therefore is compelled to go along with the women on a journey to retrieve it. They meet bugbear and succubus and shapeshifters (oh, my!) and have a lot of swordfights, which quickly grow silly and tiresome. Farrah (Kylie Campbell), a faerie, shows up, making her entrance in the middle of the theater itself. Shes mean-spirited and bitchy, but I wish Ms. Campbell had made her even more so. I also wish directors would stop using those middle doors for actors entrances; not only do people in the front half of the house have to crane their necks to see whats happening behind them, but it takes you out of the play itself, as youre suddenly aware that youre seated in a theater. (And when the house lights were brought up for Ms. Campbells entrance, I thought an intermission was beginning.) The action alternates between the game and real life, where Agnes grapples with a non-committing, kinda blah boyfriend Miles (Chris Rand) and commiserates with her friend Vera (Kristin Cassidy), a cranky guidance counselor at the high school where Agnes also works. Ms. Cassidy shines in this role. Her character keeps a flask in her desk, and you know shes just counting the days to retirement. Her advice, of course, is of no help at all. (Kudos to set designer Mr. Santos for putting that ridiculous Hang in there! kitten-hanging-from-a-branch poster on Veras office wall. Its the perfect touch, and just the kind of rah-rah type of poster youd see in a guidance counselors office.) Ms. Hughes, as Agnes, holds her own among all the crazy monsters and overthe-top theatrics and thats not an easy thing to do. Ms. Mauriello, as Tilly, is also very winning. The set is a crumbling two-story castle with stone walls and a creepy tree. Sections on either side of the castle turn around to become Tillys bedroom, Veras office, Orcus lair or the gaming store Chuck works in. But the best thing about this play is the costumes and the monsters (created by Mark Vanagas.) And theres plenty of retro music to rock out to, including The Macarena, Michael Jacksons Thriller and numbers by Beck. Playwright Qui Nguyen has penned some humorous lines and absurd situations that made me laugh out loud. But at times I felt the play had the mentality (and attention span) of a 12-year-old boy. Like all too many sci-fi films and superhero movies, the play focuses more on the costumes, action and special effects to the detriment of character development. The scenes are numerous and mostly very short. (And its no surprise to learn the playwright has been hired by Marvel to write superhero scripts.) If you know absolutely nothing about D&D, you might find yourself very confused by this play, which assumes you have basic knowledge of the game and how its played. (Even a simple explanation in the program wouldve been helpful to those patrons.) She Kills Monsters is the type of experimental show The Naples Players would typically put in the Sugdens Tobye Studio. But, for some reason, they decided to stage it in the main hall. If Fridays audience is any indication, the company might lose money on this show. I honestly dont know if there are enough D&D devotees in the area to fill the Sugden night after night through Nov. 5. And I question whether She Kills Monsters has a universal appeal. The Players are walking a fine line: Theyre obviously trying to reach out to a much younger audience, but must do so while not alienating faithful subscribers. Coming on the heels of Rocky Horror Picture Show, this one might make some audience members wonder if the Players are being self-indulgent and putting on shows to please mostly themselves, allowing them to dress up in outlandish costumes. Its easy to put on a costume. Its much harder to act and move an audience to tears or laughter. She Kills Monsters>> Who: The Naples Players >> When: Through Nov. 5 >> Where: The Sugden Community Theatre, Naples >> Cost: $45 ($10 for students 21 and younger)>> Info: 263-7990 or PATRICE SHIELDS / COURTESY PHOTOKylie Campbell as a faerie named Farrah, Amy Hughes as Agnes and set designer Mike Santos as Orcus in She Kills Monsters. g t t t T t


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 C15 the bathroom thinking the killer is there? And why is the hospital suddenly abandoned when shes attacked? For a movie that has too many supporting characters, they sure arent around when theyre needed. Its fitting that Happy Death Day takes place on a college campus because it feels like a student film. Its slight, poorly conceived and lacks originality. In trying to think of something nice to say about it, I come up with little. I chuckled at a few one-liners. The ending is fine (but unimpressive). Thats about it. So dont bother with it. FILMFrom page 12


C16 WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 239.594.2748 | 9118 Strada Place | Mercato #ThePubNaples Follow us for news and events! Be a Brit Different COME TRY OUR NEW MENU ITEMS & SEASONAL FEATURES! Happy Hour M-F 3-7pm | Trivia Mondays 7:30pm Then all nine of us read the 18 finalists and chose our top three, with points assigned for everyones first, second and third picks. In the end, Naples resident Kristine Gills Good Intentions earned the most points. Read it on page C5. A media relations specialist with the Collier County Sheriffs Office, Ms. Gill majored in journalism and minored in creative writing at Kent State University in her home state of Ohio. She moved to Naples six years ago for a job as a reporter for the Naples Daily News. During five years at the paper she covered higher education, Naples city government and crime. She also wrote feature stories. She joined CCSO a year ago last month. A career in news never dampened Ms. Gills love of writing fiction. Ive been writing stories ever since I was little she says. Its always come easily. Throughout college classes in creative writing and even during a sixweek fiction writers workshop in Dublin, Ireland, offered through the University of Iowa, however, Ms. Gill says she never had much luck with writing prompts like the photographs that serve as the starting point for the Florida Weekly annual Writing Challenge. I rarely get much inspiration from any kind of prompt, she says. So when she saw the first of this years two photographic prompts for the Writing Challenge, she didnt ponder very long. I just went with the first thing that came to mind and started writing, she says. The result, Good Intentions, is written from the point of view of a woman who knows she should quit smoking. Ive never been a smoker, Ms. Gill says. But I have tried to convince people to quit, including my grandpa and my sister. Doesnt everyone know someone they wish would stop smoking?More storiesTwo entries in this years Writing Challenge tied for second place: Neapolitan Greig MacCallums Waiting at the Window and Fort Myers resident Douglas Molloys Clarity. And three tied for third place: Time Fighters by Alexis Lamb of Marco Island, Warriors of Peace by Linda Mills of Venice, and Chronological Time 2052 by Judy Rousseau, also of Venice. Comprising the rest of the 18 finalists were (in alphabetical order by writer): Our Day at the Beach by Debbie Brumback of Port Charlotte; Reach by Samuel Burnley, Port Charlotte; City Streets by Kelly Cheary, Palm Beach Gardens; Daisy at the Window by Carolyn Clark, North Fort Myers; Victory by David Dorsey, Fort Myers; Lee Island Lodge by Anne Fleming, Naples; Somebody by Pat Aube Gray, Blairsville, Ga.; What a Diffrence a Day Makes by JoAnne Leone of Blairsville, Ga.; Yes, Mama by J.E. Marksteiner of Fort Myers; Do What Your Love by Nancy Neuman, Port Charlotte; Destiny by Suzanne Smith of Englewood; and Missing by Julie Ward of Fort Myers. For her winning fiction, Ms. Gill earns a place at the Sanibel Island Writers Conference coming up Nov. 2-5 (see story on page C1). The runners up and all the writers who no doubt agonized over the other 250 entries we received this year earn our heartfelt appreciation and respect. We wish we had prizes for everyone, but we dont. We will, however, print the other 17 finalists as space permits over the next few weeks. To all who stepped up to the challenge, thank you. CHALLENGEFrom page 1 Join the group>> Kristine Gill, winner of the 2017 Florida Weekly Writing Challenge for her short story titled Good Intentions, invites serious ction writers of all levels of experience to join the Naples Writers Workshop. >> Two groups meet on alternating Wednesdays, one for writers of short stories and one for those who have novels in progress. Members discuss their processes and challenges and share their work for the purpose of receiving feedback from fellow writers in a supportive environment. A commitment to attend and participate regularly is expected. >> For more information, email kristine.gill@ GILL Veronicas Room opens at Laboratory Theater of Florida The Laboratory Theater of Florida will stage Veronicas Room, a psychological thriller by Ira Levin, beginning Oct. 20. This chilling story by the author of Rosemarys Baby explores the thin line between fantasy and reality, madness, and murder. Students Susan and Larry find themselves guests enticed to the Brabissant mansion by its dissolute caretakers, the lonely Mackeys. Struck by Susans strong resemblance to Veronica Brabissant, long-dead daughter of the family for whom they work, the older couple gradually induces her to briefly impersonate Veronica to solace the only living Brabissant, the addled sister who believes Veronica alive. Once dressed in Veronicas clothes, Susan finds herself locked in the role and locked in Veronicas room. Or is she Veronica, in 1935, pretending to be an imaginary Susan? Veronicas Room plays from Oct. 20 to Nov. 4 at the theater in Fort Myers. Performance dates are Oct. 20, 21, 26-28 at 8 p.m.; Oct. 22, 29 at 2 p.m.; Nov 2-4 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 4 at 2 p.m. Tickets are available on or by calling the box office at 218-0481. FISHRESTAURANT RE RE RE ST ST ST AU AU AU RA RA RA NT NT NT WATERFRONT DINING AT ITS BEST MORE THAN JUST FISH SUNTHU LUNCH: 11:30AMPM DINNER: THE VILLAGE ON VENETIAN BAY Gulf Shore Boulevard North, Naples, Florida NIGHTLY SPECIALS MON Sushi Buy 1, Get 1Buy 1 Roll & Get 1 Roll of Lesser Price Free TUE Share a Paella Fish, Clams, Mussels, Shrimp, Squid, Chorizo, Saron and Bomba Rice WED Raw & Chilled Bar 1lb. 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Youll arrive in comfort and luxury within walking distance of all there is to see and do on this idyllic palm lined island surrounded by crystal blue waters.GETTING THERE & BACK IS HALF THE FUN! $125 GET AWAY ROUND FROM ONLY TRIP!* OCTOBER 20th-29th K K WRITING CHALLENGE WINNERGood Intentions BY KRISTINE GILLNaplesLucy was careful to extend her arm so that her wrist rested on the windowsill and the tip of her cigarette breached the cement facade of their fourth story apartment. This way, the smoke spiraled upward and away instead of upwards and into the corners of the unit her husband Kelly was so careful to keep so very clean. That, and because Kelly thought Lucy had quit. The truth was she liked the idea of quitting, but part of her knew she didnt have it in her. Already the marriage deadline had passed, a date three years ago when she swore she would swap the habit for some kind of Target obsession or Zoomba spinoff that other women her age claimed they were completely and totally addicted to. Instead, she found herself blowing smoke into a bathroom fan at the reception hall while her maid of honor held her veil in one hand and fished in her purse for a bottle of perfume with the other. It had been 20 years since her first cigarette and about the only thing she had done to improve her odds of the same premature death her father had succumbed to had been to switch to American Spirits. The brand boasted all-natural tobacco, which she explained to Kelly meant there were no additives. And which Kelly explained to her might very well be true for the plant itself, but didnt mean jack sh-when it came to the other things the company invariably did add to the finished product. That a strong and stylized Native American adorned the thin cardboard did nothing for Kelly, who assured Lucy that inside the mans lungs were black. Native Americans didnt live very long in their heyday, he had pointed out. And Lucy had reminded him that smallpox was really beside the point. Lucy blew smoke out of the side of her mouth so that the breath tickled her brow and flutter ed her bang s. She noted the chipping polish on her index finger as she ashed the tip and brought the fragile paper tube to her mouth again, squinting with the inhale. Stevey Miller had given her her first cigarette, a Newport, during their walk from the bus stop one afternoon in middle school. Lucy was a novice, but she had watched her father so often she found herself cupping the lighter gently as Stevey flicked a flame to life. Inhaling through the filter instead of someones second hand staleness gave Lucy such perspective. So this is what it felt like. It was warmer than she imagined, and the thing itself felt weightless between her fingers. She inhaled deeply, and Stevey watched to see whether she might cough, but her lungs had been primed for the occasion since birth. Kelly fell in love with Lucy before he knew about the habit. It was easy to hide when restaurants didnt allow it and when you lived separately. She stashed the packs in the well of her car door and didnt keep spare lighters around. She only smoked outside and used mouthwash afterward. Kelly didnt suspect a thing when he tasted her mouth for the first time, and she knew hed be lying if he said she tasted different all these years later. But with talk of kids and with fewer nights to herself, Lucy had softened to the idea that quitting was probably a good thing. Her fathers first scare had come at age 40, and she was not far off. Plus she was tired of the harassment and the polite but strained attempts Kelly made at encouragement. So she resolved to quit by the end of the year, which meant she needed to start tapering off her use now. Which meant she had to start smoking at the window first thing in the morning, and before Kelly got home in the evenings and when he was sh-----at night. She wondered how many times she could offer her cheek instead of her lips before he realized she was avoiding his tongue. The toilet flushed down the hall, followed by the soft padding of feet. Lucy smeared the glowing tip of her spent cigarette against the white cement and buried the butt in a potted plant on the sill, vowing to dig it out of the damp soil first thing in the morning. Kristine Gills winning entry was inspired by this photograph that was taken in Greece by Florida Weekly Senior Editor Betty Wells. Its Local. Its Entertaining. Its Mobile.Its FREE!Search Florida Weekly in the iTunes App Store today. Visit us online at ekly. Got Download?The iPad App


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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 pumpkincarving competition starts at 2 p.m. 2700 Immokalee Road. 263-9464 or www. Venue Naples hosts a healthy cooking class with emphasis on plant-focused, paleo meals with Brian and Nicole Roland from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. $45, includes three-course meal. 13240 Tamiami Trail N. 292-1529 or Alexanders Restaurant hosts a cooking class focused on Tuscan recipes at noon on Saturday, Oct. 21. $70, includes lunch, beverage and recipe booklet. 4077 Tamiami Trail N. 262-4999 or Sea Salt hosts a luncheon to benefit the David Lawrence Center from noon to 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23. Executive Director Scott Burgess will speak about how the center has provided for the physical and psychological needs of the community in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Menu items include curried cauliflower salad; branzino fillet with black venere rice, fava beans and lobster cappuccino; and crme brulee. $75. 1186 Third St. S. 434-7258 or The Local hosts its second annual Dig the Pig family-style dinner featuring Palmetto Creek Farm pork starting 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). 5323 Airport-Pulling Road. 596-3276 or Trulucks Seafood, Steak & Crab House hosts a four-course dinner featuring varietals from the Terlato Wines Portfolio starting at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27. Offerings include stone crab two ways; Mediterranean salad with crab, shrimp and calamari; center-cut filet with steakhouse hash browns, grilled asparagus and reggiano mousse; and New Yorkstyle cheesecake with b uttersco tch and almond brittle. $200. 698 Fourth Ave. S. 530-3131 or 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. Chefs Fabrizio Aielli, Jason Godard, Josh Zeman, Kenneth Tufo and Norman Love will be joined by vintners and Italian truffle hunters. Guests will enjoy a truffle-themed dinner to benefit the James Beard Foundation. On the menu: hamachi tartare with avocado, sea urchin brulee, white truffle, crispy enoki and three-minute egg sauce; filet of turbot with butternu t squash gnochetti, bone marrow mushrooms, white truffle asparagus tips and red wine barnaise; and smoke ash painted beef chateaubriand with sour cherry sauce, truffled potato emulsion, balsamic glacee and chlorophyll. $350. 1186 Third St. S. 434-7258 or


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 C25 MONDAY G GOU RME T T BURGERS, B BBQ & BRE W W BUR UR G GER $7 $7 .99 C CHE ES SE E BUR GER R $8 .99 9 ANY O OT T HER BU BU U R RGE R $9. $9. 99 99 MOO NSH NSH INE INE BBQ PLA TTER $12. 99 9 Half rack of ribs, pulled pork slider, 2 chicken wings, fries, homemade coleslaw and baked beans TUESDAY NEW EW YO RK RK/ C CHI HI CAGO P IZZ ZZ A A PAR TY $5 5 OFF ME DIU U U M $ $7 7 OFF LA RG GE E MED IT ITE E RRA RRA A N NEA N SAL AD AD $3 $3. 50 CHI I CKE C N P ARM ES SA N WIT H P H P AST A $ $ 12 12. 99 WEDNESDAY F FA JI JI T TA R IT IT AS S A $5 5 O FF ANY FA JIT T A $ $5 MAR AR R GAR AR GA ITA S S $ $5 Q U UES ES O B B LA LAN L CO O & & C HIP S S 2 F F OR OR O 5 S S O OFT SHE E LL LL L TA TAC AC OS Choice of chicken or beef. MON-FRINEW LUNCH MENUAvailable till 3 pm 7 7 7 7 c c h h o o o i i i c c c e e e s s s f f o o o r r r r $ $ 7 7 7 e e a a c c h h h h 7 7 7 7 7 $ $ $ 7 7 7 7 7 2 for 1 DRINKS ALL DAY House Wine, Domestic Drafts & All Well Drinks LU LU NC NC H H CHE CHE ESEBUR GER GER SLIDER MEA TBALL SUB MEDITERRANEAN PAS TA SALAD GRILLE D C C HICKEN CAESAR SALAD BEEF CHILI DOG BO BON ELESS CHI CKE N N WINGERS BU BUF FAL AL O C O HIC C KE KEN SU U B B FULL RACK OF OUR MOONSHINE BABY BACK RIBSServed with Fries and Cole Slaw Saturday & Sunday Saturday & Sunday FISHING LODGE FISH FRY YUENGLING BEER BATTERED FISH FRY $9.99 Served with fries and slaw.GROUPER FRY $12.99Served with fries and slaw. Bags with Bobby! Cornhole 7pm Close Oer available with the purchase of a beverage. Dine in Only. KILLER WINGS & THINGS$2 OFF ANY STEVIES BASKET 10 FOR $6.99 BONELESS CHICKEN WINGERSCOME FOR THE FOOD, STAY FOR THE SPORTS!SPORTS, GREAT FOOD & GREAT MENU We are striving for excellence! KARAOKE 5:308:30PM Entertainment Friday Evening! 7-10pm Robin & Dean Thursday Thursday To To To o p p p p 10 10 10 1 Co Co Co Co o ll ll eg eg g e e & & & & NF NF NF L L L Fo Fo F F F ot t o b ba ba l ll ll l l $11.99SAT OCT 21 & SUN OCT 22 @stevietomatos | Naples 239-352-4233, Pebblebrooke Plaza, 15215 Collier Blvd # 301, Naples, FL 34119 g g g g g g f f g g g g g g f f HAPPY HOURMon-Thurs 3-7pm & 9pm-close. Friday All Day! Friday FridayMonday-Friday offers are available after 3pm on day specied, Saturday & Sunday offers are available all day. Offers available with the purchase of a beverage. Dine in only. Entertainment 6-9pm.79 JUMBO WINGS L O T S A L O B S T E R ! Waterfront Dining TWO 1 pound lobsters withOpen Daily 11 am Lunch, Dinner & Sunday Brunch 12th Avenue South at the City Dock 239-263-9940 1200 Fifth Avenue South at Tin City 239-263-2734 fries and slaw or black beans and rice $27.95 THE DISHFig and F.I.N.E BurgerThe Price: $10.25 The Place(s): Brooks Gourmet Burgers & Dogs, 330 Ninth St. S. and 845 Vanderbilt Beach Road The Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. MondaySaturday The Menu: The Details: Brooks Gourmet Burgers & Dogs was voted one of the nations Top 10 burger joints on Tripadvisor in 2014 and 2015. Bite into the Fig and F.I.N.E half-pounders caramelized onions, rich figs and goat cheese on a butte red toasted bun with a side of crispy waffle-cut sweet potato fries and youll be likely to bestow your Top 10 status upon the eatery for 2017. Todd Brooks place for casual dining is a favorite for its funky mix of aviation and beer decor that says come as you are. Where else in Naples can you can drop in after hours on the beach and have a deliciously filling dinner for less than $11? The menu has more than 20 halfpound burgers, from The Farm with BBQ pulled pork and fried egg to Myrtles Four Story burger with ham, turkey, pastrami and brie cheese sauce. To heat up your palate, theres Sandras Hottie with cream cheese, jalapenos and bacon, or Rylees Ragin Cajun. If you must, you can substitute Angus beef with chicken breast, turkey or veggie burger and even bison. Or you can have a corn dog or a Chicago-style hot dog for a change. Its all good at Brooks. One More Thing: The Donut Burgers bacon and American cheese between two glazed doughnuts is a caloric magnet for many first timers. Ivan Seligman


C26 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 239.389.69012500 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Suite 1100, Naples, FL 34109Purchase Tickets: & Group Party Rates Available COMING UP NEXT... Located Inside ROW SEAFOOD OCTOBER 19-21 PAUL RODRIGUEZ OCTOBER 26-29 J CHRIS NEWBERG OCTOBER 22 FRANK DELPIZZOAND FRIENDS Grou p Part y Rates p y G r o u p P a r t y R a t e s p y Book Your Holiday Events Today! Dinner and a Show & & Holiday PackagesStarting at $35 Per PersonHere are some capsule summaries of previous restaurant reviews:A Table Apart, 4295 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs, 221-8540 Hawaiian chef Jeff Acol and his French wife, Jessica, are devoted to serving only sustainable seafood and naturally raised meats, but thats only one of the characteristics that sets them apart. Their menu reflects a union of diverse influences, blending cuisines, flavors and techniques in uncommon ways. An appetizer of escargot, for instance, is inspired by Philippine adobo, so the snails are bathed in coconut milk seasoned with vinegar and soy sauce with hints of kaffir lime. The culinary commingling continues with Hawaiian teabraised pork tucked into Mexican quesadillas and fried whole snapper over soba. The pommes frites are a must, whether or not you order them laced with truffle oil. A flat-iron steak crusted with house-smoked blue cheese comes with a delicious balsamic tomato sauce. Save room house made desserts of Okinawa sweet potato pie or passion fruit cheesecake. Beer and wine. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed September 2016 The Crust, 8004 Trail Blvd., Naples; 244-8488 This popular pizza spot at the Pavilion Shopping Center has added a second, much-needed larger location just a few miles away on U.S. 41. About four times the size of the original (which remains open), it serves the same Midwest-style pizza in the former Big Als space. Try an old-fashioned soda we loved the Dr. Pepper and Orange Crush made with real sugar rather than highfructose corn syrup. A Caesar was fresh with a mild dressing. A house salad had good ingredients but needed a more assertive dressing than the house-made Champagne vinaigrette. A 10-inch BBQ pizza had a thin, crisp crust topped with smoky barbecue sauce, roasted chicken, red onions, smoked gouda, provolone and cilantro. My companion chose one with mushrooms, Kalamata olive and basil. Both were excellent. Service is efficient and pleasant. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed May 2016 Mediterrano, 336 13th Ave. S.; 261-7498 There arent many places in which the owner himself greets and seats you, but thats the level of hospitality found at this lovely little restaurant filled with soothing aquamarine hues that bring to mind the beauty of the Mediterranean waters. I enjoyed a refreshing mojito sangria, but theres an extensive wine list from which to choose. Warm pita triangles come with balsamic reduction, sundried tomato butter and olive oil as a starter. Try not to gorge. An appetizer of grilled octopus with baby spinach, preserved lemon, roasted garlic cloves, heirloom tomatoes and smoked paprika was smoky and delicious. Lamb keftedes and falafel was a classic and hearty pairing that Id recommend two share. The cioppino was bountiful, full of sea bass, mussels, shrimp and clams in a roasted Roma tomato sauce. Mediterranean sea bass arrived in a bamboo steamer filled with Moroccan spices, lavender, golden raisins and pomegranate seeds. It was the star of the meal. A limoncello parfait, a potent mix of icy lemon and soothing vanilla, was a refreshing end to the meal. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed May 2016Moura Bistro, Meridian Marketplace, 3369 Pine Ridge Road, Naples; 738-8883 This cozy little bistro offers the flavors of Lebanon and the Mediterranean hummus, kibbeh, shawarma, kebabs, falafel and such. Vegetarians and meat lovers alike will find plenty on which to feast. Both the smoky baba ghanoush dip and the spinach pie were great starters. Platters of shawarma chicken and falafel came piled high. The chicken had a great smoky flavor and spicy mayo for dipping while the crisp falafel was served with creamy tahini and garlic potatoes. The baklava had just enough honey but not so much that it drowned out the nuts and pastry. On Friday and Saturday night, a belly dancer provides entertainment. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed July 2016 Tartine & Tartelette, 11121 Health Park Blvd., Naples; 888-1151 This cozy little restaurant just off Goodlette-Frank and Immokalee roads might seem an unlikely setting for excellent French fare, but thats what you will find here, along with ample parking, a friendly staff and an attractive dining room. Owners Axelle and Jean Bechu have transformed the space with soothing tones of silver-gray and white. A millefeuille (a thousand leaves) of smoked salmon and apples was a gorgeous and delicious dish of whisperthin slices of Granny Smith apples alternating with rich smoked salmon. A vol au vent of the sea held bits of chopped seafood in cream sauce beneath a tender puff pastry. The coq au vin was a classic rendition served in its own little pot. And scallops in grapefruit butter were exceptionally good, the scallops perfectly cooked then touched with butter and bits of pink grapefruit and served with splendid roasted tomatoes. A warm apple tart with vanilla ice cream and slivered almonds was a perfect finish to the meal. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed November 2015 Key to ratings Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor PAST REPASTS


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 19-25, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C27 SUNDAY & WEDNESDAY FEATURE SERVED ALL DAYTwin Lobsters$22.99 2 one-pound Maine lobsters served with corn on the cob and drawn butterSundays (All Day; Bar & Dining Room) Twin lobsters w/corn on the cob & drawn butter$22.99Martini Mondays (All Day; Bar & Dining Room) Kettle One, Stoli, Smirno and Titos Martinis$6 Turkey Dinner served with mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetables, stung, cranberry sauce and a slice of apple pie$14.99Tuesdays (After 4pm; Bar & Dining Room) Prime Rib Night Its not just on Friday & Saturdays Our famous 16oz Prime Rib served with a salad, potato and vegetable $18.99 while it lasts Add a 4oz lobster tail for $10Wednesdays (All Day; Bar & Dining Room) Twin lobsters w/corn on the cob & drawn butter$22.99Thursdays (All Day; Bar & Dining Room) Surf & Turf Special One 1 pound Maine lobster w/6oz let served with chowder, corn on the cob and baked potato $26.95 Lunch Special(SundayThursday; Dining Room) Order any lunch entre & get a second lunch entre ($15 or less) for half price. (Must present this ad to receive the discount)Summer Early Bird Hours: Sun-Thu 3pm-5:30pm Fri-Sat 3pm-4:30pmFall Wine Special(SundayThursday; All Day)20% o all bottles of wine on our wine list The Only Naples Restaurant Where Fresh Seafood is Flown in Daily From New England! FALL DINING DEALS4221 East Tamiami Trail, 239.455.5111Specials good from October 19-21, 2017. Lobster prices subject to change without notice. Please call for pricing.Hours: Sun-Thu 11am-9pmFri-Sat 11am-9:30pm CHEF BILLS WEEKLY FEATURES SERVED ALL DAY Surf & Turf Dinner For 2$89.9932oz Bone in Tomahawk steak served with 2 one-pound Maine lobsters served with chowder, salad, baked potato and veggiesTwin Lobsters$29.99Two one-pound Maine lobsters served with a cup of NE clam chowder, corn on the cob and drawn butterLobster Dinner For 2$99.99Two 2-pound Maine lobsters served with chowder, salad, corn on the cob and baked potatoes CHEF BILLS LUNCH SPECIALS SERVED 114 Patty Melt Burger $10Served on rye bread with Swiss cheese and 1000 island dressing served with fries and a pickle Baked Haddock Jose $13 Topped with lump crab & Swiss cheese served with rice and veggies Homemade Seafood Salad Rollup $10Served with a cup of red or white clam chowder Super Saver Lunch Specials CUISINEJimmy Ps gets to the meat of the matterIf youre vegetarian (or vegan, especially) you might want to stop reading now a carnivorous carnival is about to ensue. Someday, when Im no longer paid to dine omnivorously at lifes rich banquet, I may consider embracing a mostly plant-based diet. I already enjoy a wide range of fruits, veggies and grains, so it wont be a hard sell. But for now, I enjoy (in moderation) a few strips of shatteringly crisp smoky bacon, a juicy rare lamb chop, a lean tenderloin of venison. And so, at Jimmy Ps Butcher Shop & Caf, I salivate like the proverbial kid in the candy shop. Jim Pepper is a third-generation butcher and his family has been serving Naples since 1985, specializing in prized Wagyu beef, hard-to-find heritage Berkshire pork and exotic game meats as well as less mainstream cuts of lamb and veal. In addition to Jimmy Ps Charred Steakhouse and Jimmy Ps Burgers and More, the company has two on-site smokehouses where workers produce and sell deli meats, baby back ribs, beef jerky, smoked sausages and many other gourmet items. The Bonita Springs smokehouse/ caf/deli opened in July, serving allday brunch items, Wagyu burgers and other sandwiches, salads and more. Its already drawing crowds despite an outof-sight location in a corporate-type commercial complex with limited parking nearby. Patrons were pulling cars onto grass wherever they could find a patch during a recent lunch hour. A supposed 10-minute wait can stretch into 20 if you arrive at peak times, but the staff will be genuinely apologetic. And you can pass the time by browsing the retail shelves. Ogle the massive tomahawk rib chops in the meat case. Savor a sample of fresh corned beef at the deli counter. Marvel at the shelves of duck fat, demi-glace, foie gras and ground venison and elk. Try to imagine how that camel meat tastes like chicken? The space has a modern industrial air, with a high ceiling, concrete floors dappled to resemble terrazzo and a window where you can watch butchers at work in a separate room. Reggae in the background adds a note of fun. Getting a table might take extra time but once youve ordered, food will be served in a jiffy appropriately enough on rimmed quarter-sheet pans. So on trend. From the brunch menu, a plate of French toast with maple bacon ($9) starts things on a sweet, but not too sweet note. The eggy bread feels relatively light, and it hints of cinnamon deep within the golden-brown exterior. Syrup is on the side, as are three long rashers of bacon encased in a candylike crust thats charred around the edges but somehow manages not to taste burnt just maple-y. More pig? Try a side of peameal bacon ($4.50) especially if youve never had this lean(ish) Canadian cousin to pork belly. Its sliced from a wet-cured pork loin from the back of the hog and rolled in cornmeal, creating a yellow crust (originally, it was rolled in crushed yellow peas). Juicy and salty, it takes more like ham than bacon, but either way its oh so good. We could have ordered a bacon burger as well, or a pastrami-topped patty, but decided to keep it simple and Swiss ($12) in order to let the Wagyu beef take center stage. The burger was cooked medium-rare, as requested, its unique rich taste and tenderness owing to the high degree of marbling that is Wagyus signature. Topped with caramelized onions, Swiss cheese and a sweet barbecue-like sauce, it was the epitome of craft-burger excellence. A huge pile of crispy shoestring fries came on the side (cole slaw can be substituted). No trip to Jimmy Ps would be complete without a house-made deli classic such as corned beef, pastrami or smoked brisket. (May we suggest adding a combo meat platter, Jimmy?). We settled on a pastrami sandwich with mustard and Swiss on marble rye ($12) simple but sublime. The cured brisket was one of the finest Ive ever tasted fresh, tender, moist, smoky, not overwhelmed by salt or spices. Even the bread spongy and sliced thick was noteworthy. Good onion rings are worth a $1 upgrade, too. In case youre wondering, Jimmy Ps does usually have a fish special to counter all the beef and pork. It was already sold out when we arrived, our friendly server told us. Without hard-selling, she suggested finishing with dark-chocolate-encased Key lime pie on a stick ($3.99), and it was quickly devoured along with a slice of regular Key lime pie ($3.99). We liked the fluffy, chiffonlike texture but prefer more tartness in the filling. Dessert was soon forgotten, though, as we quickly moved on to daydreaming about our next visit. No offense to Arbys and its trademarked slogan, but when it comes to fresh, hand-crafted food, Jimmy Ps has the meats. drew Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor DREW STERWALD / FLORIDA WEEKLYA deli classic, pastrami on marble rye is simple but sublime. Brunch items such as French toast with maple bacon are served all day. A Wagyu burger on brioche bun is topped with Swiss cheese and caramelized onions.Jimmy Ps Butcher Shop & Cafe25010 Bernwood Drive, Bonita Springs; 221-7428 Ratings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: >> Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; closed Sunday >> Reservations: Not accepted >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: $5-$14 >> Beverages: Beer and wine >> Specialties of the house: Deli, BBQ, burgers, steaks >> Volume: High >> Parking: Attached lot >> Website:




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