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S S S S S S S H H H H H H H O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O O T T T T T T T T I I I I I I I I N N N N N N N N N N N G G G G G G G G G G G H H H H H H H H O O O O O O O O O U U U U U U U U U S S S S S S S S S T T T T T T T T T T O O O O O O O O O O N N N N N N N N N N D D D D D D D D I I I I I I V V V V V V V V V O O O O O O O O O R R R R R R R C C C C C C C C E E E E E E E V V V V V V V V V V V V I I I I I I I I O O O O O O O O O O O L L L L L L L L L L L E E E E E E E E E N N N N N N N N N C C C C C C C C C E E E E E E E S S S S S S S S S I I I I I I I C C C C C C C C C K K K K K K K K K K N N N N N N N N E E E E E E E E E E E S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S P P P P P P P P O O O O O O O O O O L L L L L L L L I I I I I I I I T T T T T T T T T T T I I I I I I C C C C C C C C C C C C S S S S S S S S S R R R R R R R R R R R R R E E E E E E E E F F F F F F F F F U U U U U U U U U G G G G G G G G E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E T T T T T T T T T T W W W W W W W W W W I I I I I I I T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T E E E E E E E E E E R R R R R R R R R R I I I I I I I N N N N N N N N E E E E E E E E E E Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q Q U U U U U U U U U U A A A A A A A A A A A L L L L L L L L I I I I T T T T T T T T T T Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y H H H H H H H A A A A A A A A A A A R R R R R R R R R A A A A A A A A A A S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S M M M M M M M M M M M E E E E E E E E E N N N N N N N N N T T T T T T T T T U U U U U U U U N N N N N N N N N N N C C C C C C C C C C E E E E E E E E E E E E E R R R R R R R R R R T T T T T T T A A A A A A A A I I I I I I N N N N N N N N N N N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y M M M M M M M M O O O O O O O O R R R R R R R R O O O O O O O O O N N N N N N N N S S S S S S S S S H H H H H H H U U U U U U U R R R R R R R R R R R R I I I I I C C C C C C A A A A A A N N N N N N E E E S S S S S S S BY ROGER WILLIAMSrwilliams@ With so much to feel anxious about right now, you are not alone, believe us. Here we look at how to try to keep cool in this crazy world. S HURRICANE IRMA CAME HURTLING in from the Atlantic at Category 5 strength last month, a year punctuated by some of the most odd and stress-inducing events of recent decades seemed to get suddenly crazier. In Pasco County, tucked into the peninsulas midlands between Tampa and Orlando, two men created a Facebook SEE CRAZY, A10 A Practical Practical tips on how tips on how to deal with to deal with anxiety. anxiety. A11 INSIDE : PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY ERIC RADDATZ / FLORIDA WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017Vol. X, No. 1 FREE Irma postpones but doesnt cancel United Way kickoffSEE KICKOFF, A18 OPINION A4 BEHIND THE WHEEL A8 CLUB NOTES A21 HEALTHY LIVING A24 PETS OF THE WEEK A26 MOTLEY FOOL A29 NETWORKING A34-35 OPEN HOUSE MAP B26 PUZZLES A12 FILM REVIEW A17 ANTIQUES C19 SAVE THE DATE C23 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store. Ooh, la laFood writer Karen Feldman enjoys lunch at La Colmar (C31), and more dining news. C28-31 House HuntingA beachfront condo in The Brittany for a cool $2,795,000. B1 INSIDE Boo!Halloween means big business for area costume stores. A28 Lights, camera Its time for action at the ninth annual Naples International Film Festival. C1 BY ROBBIE SPENCERrspencer@ oridaweekly.comAs many Southwest Florida businesses and residents continue to struggle in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, others are bracing for the long-term effects of the storm. This includes one nonprofit thats been behind a dizzying amount of recovery and relief efforts since the Category 4 storm made landfall on Marco Island in midSeptember. The United Way of Collier County was supposed to have its annual campaign kickoff breakfast at the end of September. Irma derailed those plans, however, and the launch was rescheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 31. In the weeks in between, the direction of the kickoff has shifted. Were going to theme it around a celebration of the hurricane response, tell stories about the exceptional work of our partners, the school system and others, according to Elizabeth Morano, senior vice president of the agency. We need to take a moment and celebrate all the good work this community has done. The campaign kickoff in years past has put the spotlight on people whose lives have been improved by United Way programs and services and on donors whose generosity has made that possible. More than 300 community and corporate


A2 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 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 COMMENTARYLetters to my fatherSometimes, you have to get a baseball player, even a dead one, to help you communicate with the dead. And the living.Dear Dad, I remain as imperfect all these years later as Ted Williams, who struck out at least six out of every 10 times he went to bat, as you probably remember. A real lousy baseball player. Maybe that kind of failure just comes with the last name Williams. Anyway, Daddy, Im more of a failure than I want to admit, but I can still swing the bat. How about you? Dear Dad, I remain as capable in the game of life as Ted Williams in the game of baseball. I just wanted you to know: Im really a hot-shot. Since you died almost 19 years ago, Ive been bat ting over .400, like Ted did when he batted .406 in 1941 after hitting six out of eight times at bat in the final two games of the season, that double-header on Sept. 28 against the Philadelphia Athletics. That was before the war, as you remember. Did you listen to that game on the radio? And of course the last time Ted ever went to bat, in 1960 (remember that?), he hit a home run, finishing with a lifetime batting average of .344, I think. What do you think? Dear Dad, Well, Daddy, in 2001, last day of March, I batted 1,000, unlike Ted Williams ever did or even got close to, as hard as that may be for you to believe. That brought my average way up. I married this woman named Amy Bennett, is how that happened. That would lift any batters average, like hitting 10 out of 10 or 100 out of 100 or 1,000 out of 1,000 at the plate. Also now, I have the three coolest sons in the world, as much alike as not peas in a pod the Milky Way Galaxy, the Andromeda galaxy and Orions belt. Dear Dad, Im still taking care of mom like I told you I would, and shes taking care of me, my wife, and all three of my remarkable sons, one way or another. I feel like Ted Williams with a blindfold, swinging away and getting lucky, connecting with a few pitches here and there and hitting them to deep center field way out beyond the wall. Way out over the bleachers. Way out well, Daddy, beyond Mars and Jupiter and Saturn. Must be those weird genes you passed us, some kind of Gaelic jambalaya, if I can confuse cultural and culinary references. Those people you came from Dad they were all screwed up, in case youd forgotten. Dont you think you should have picked somebody else? Like Ted Williams? He has our name, after all, why not our genes? Dear Dad, Joes Delicatessen closed. Jakes is gone. John Castellano is dead. Carmen Basilio died in 2012 you remember Carmen, born in 1927 in New York State, like you? The onion farmer, they called him? Hell, not only could he beat you in the ring but he outlived you, dammit, Daddy. Not that you werent the toughest, biggest person Ive ever known. Meanwhile, Dad, there are still bears and elk at the ranch in Colorado, but the high-range cows have mostly gone now. I remember that last time I saw you come over the hill a half-mile away near days end, a single solitary figure with a rifle up against the sky, coming. Always coming. Wish youd come over that hill again, Dad. Ill bet Ted Williams could do it. Dear Dad, This thing about your generation, how its the greatest I know you wouldnt have seen it that way. You always looked for greatest-ness in individuals, like Ted Williams. There were some real knuckleheads in your generation along with all the greats, thats for sure. Or theres a guy now, Daddy, Aaron Judge, playing for the Yankees, and hes pretty good some say as good as Ted Williams. But he only hit .284 this season, with a few homers on the side 52, I think. Still, it aint over, Dad, til its over. By the way, Berra died two years ago, and every spring up until then he showed up in Florida during spring training to watch the Yanks. Remember Florida, Dad, that place you never wanted to come, and didnt? I still insist you missed out. Dear Dad, Ted Williams played left field he threw right but he also batted left and I think thats significant. You were sort of a lefty too, Dad, and Im afraid I fit that mold. Even though Im right handed, like you. I remember when you wrote those letters to the editor of a big paper, the Kansas City Star, about how trickle-down, the Reagan tax policy, was horsecrap the rich would get richer and the working class would get screwed, you predicted. That was when ol Ronnie lowered taxes for the wealthy. And his wife, Nancy, was trying to find Ted Williams home run ball somewhere out beyond Jupiter. Remember? And those angry people called us up at night and shouted at you on the phone, and you thought it was funny? Well, Daddy, you turned out to be right. But some Republican named Trump is doing it again. Or many Republicans. Theyre going to cut taxes for the rich. Im sorry we havent gotten this figured out yet. On the other hand, if you dont like it, you can come back and do something about it. Ill bet Ted Williams could. Can you? Love, Roger h b I roger


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A4 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 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 OPINIONTrick or Tweet If you follow national news. the last few months in America have been anything but business as usual, assuming you use normalcy as your standard of measure. If there is one phrase that best characterizes the stunning disarray at hand, it is, I have never insert any of the following words seen, heard, and/ or witnessed anything like this in my life and/or American history. The country is harshly divided on the judgment of whether that is a good thing or bad thing. I certainly have my own opinion on the matter. But whatever your take, we can probably all agree, for better or for worse, it is a true statement, whatever the superlatives. I once wrote in a previous column about Bizarro World, a fictional, cubeshaped planet imagined as a sci-fi comic book series by Marvel Comics. The tales had a mind-bending twist. Everything on Bizarro World was the exact opposite of life on Earth. In popular nomenclature, Bizarro World describes a situation or setting which is weirdly inverted or opposite to expectations. For example, on Bizarro World, abnormal was normal, false was true, fiction was fact, now was never, enemies were friends, hate was love and injustice was justice. The rigor of the nuttiness was by design. The planets Bizarro-in-chief enforced this zaniness with a global edict and its citizens dutifully conformed. Marvel anticipated endless possibilities for entertaining us with this comic inversion of reality on Earth as we know it. Bizarro World became an instant favorite among comic book fans. Its popularity ensured the term bizarro entered the urban lexicon. Thus, an individual deemed a bizarro is an erratic, unpredictable, socially awkward person whose behaviors trigger ill-at-ease among those witness to his or her behaviors. Uncertainty is the only thing one can expect with certainty from a bizarro. They are people best avoided in social circumstances because you know whatever is generated by their presence will not be good. This characteristic is magnified in a bizarro who holds power over others. The stakes are far higher, too. Remember, in Bizarro World, leadership is the failure to lead. This would be funny if the joke werent on us. Marvel Comics imagined Bizarro World as a fantasy. But its comparison as a fantasy to the reality that is Trump World is unavoidable. In Trump World, rather than confidence and trust, our bizarro-style leader engenders fear and mistrust. The unsettling and provocative nature of his personality creates a magnetic field that entraps us all in its gravity. Trumpism is the political edict to which conformity is demanded. We are reminded of this 24/7 by cable news and social media. We cant turn our eyes away, nor resist the spectacle, avoid its attitudes or behaviors, or escape its consequences. And each day brings a new crisis or disturbing revelation. The continuous onslaught confronts the experience and fact of 200 years of historical precedence the norm for normalcy. In no time at all, heredity becomes political destiny. The bizarro gene is being passed down the chain of command, through the right wing of the Republican Party, from Trump to Trumpists to Trumpism. The political mutation is found at the highest levels of government. It is Marvel Comics Bizarro World made manifest in American democracy. The Department of Education is working to annihilate public schools. The Secretary for Environmental Protection is an anti-environment. The U.S. attorney general is erasing civil rights protections and undoing decades of racial progress. The secretary of state is dismantling the international infrastructure and expertise required to practice diplomacy. The secretary of labor disparages labor and disdains fair employment. The ultimate irony: We came to this strange place because to win an election in Bizarro World, you must lose it. And thats pretty much what Trump did, by 3 million votes. Its been a wild ride since. The balance of the year does not look any more promising. Still, it is fall and time for some solace in American holiday traditions. Halloween is upon us. Then, lo and behold, just when the metaphor seemed to have run its course, it came to my attention that Marvels Bizarro World celebrated Halloween, too. Maybe it will give a hint about how all this turns out, I thought. In 2009, there was a comic book revival of Bizarro World titled Halloween Special. In the first tale, Bizarro Worlds head honcho, (named, appropriately enough, Bizarro) is reading a comic book to an audience of Bizarro World citizens. They are held captive in their seats, bound and gagged. And, in honor of the holiday, dressed in Halloween costumes. Updated for todays consumption, instead of a TED self-improvement session, led by some renowned thinker or patriotic titan, an autocrat is force-feeding Twitter rants to a diverse audience of Americans who have no choice but to observe and endure. Its Halloween in Trump World. And the era of trick or tweet. Leslie Lillys professional career spans more than 25 years leading major philanthropic institutions in the South and Appalachia. She 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 Johnny Carson > Jimmy KimmelJimmy Kimmel deserves credit for frankness, if nothing else. In a recent interview, the ABC late-night host said he doesnt care about losing Republican viewers.Were a long way from Johnny Carson, whose Tonight Show was a national institution that enjoyed a broad audience and was conducted like one. Carson steered clear of politics and kept his views to himself because it would hurt me as an entertainer, which is what I am. Kimmel may be an entertainer, but has no such inhibitions. He utter ed what could be the epigraph for our times, saying of viewers who strongly disagree with his political views, I probably wont want to have a conversation with them anyway. From Carson to Kimmel is the story of the fracturing of media environment that has made niche audiences the coin of the realm. Add an inflamed anti-Trump resistance cheered on by the elite media, and Kimmel kissing off Republicans is probably a good career move. Stephen Colbert of CBS blazed this particular trail with increasingly overthe-top denunciations of President Donald Trump that vaulted him to the top of the late-night ratings. Jimmy Fallon, the heir to Carsons Tonight Show via Jay Leno, has pointedly declined to make his show The New York Times editorial page with a few jokes attached, and has seen a ratings decline. It is important to note that these shows are competing for numbers that once would have been considered catastrophic. Carson could pull in 9 million viewers when one of his shows popped; he averaged 19 million viewers a night his final week on air in 1992. Colbert is winning the late-night race with 3 million viewers. This means that all it takes to become a giant of late night is winning over a Rachel Maddow-like audience, exactly Colberts strategy. If this trend is inevitable, its not a good thing. It removes yet another neutral zone, free of social and political contention, from American life. It means that the quality of the comedy on these shows probably goes down (agitprop isnt funny), while the quality of the political commentary is inevitably poor; Jimmy Kimmels wholly ill-informed gun monologue subtracted from the nations understanding of the issue, as youd expect of a comedian who is only paying enough attention to absorb the flimsiest clichs of the gun debate. As Kimmels dismissive comments show, its a short step from believing that you dont need the patronage of the other side to feeling contempt for it. Colbert isnt trying to convince anyone; hes scorning and mocking Trump for the benefit of people who already hate him. It would have been hard to believe that the old, maligned CNN debate program Crossfire would appear in retrospect to represent a golden age of a relative commitment to civil, informed political debate, but here we are. Johnny Carson once said: I would love to have taken on Billy Graham. But Im on TV five nights a week; I have nothing to gain by it and everything to lose. Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel, competing for the crown in a much diminished late-night kingdom, beg to differ, and unfortunately, theyre right. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. a p p t a t rich LOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly a g h o t b


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Here is a letter she shared with the community on Oct. 24, the day before she addressed the senate committee and subcommittee: Dear Community Members, It has been six weeks since Hurricane Irma ravaged our community and the storms effects are still impacting our schools today The loss and damage sometimes seems overwhelming. A second-grade teacher in Everglades City was heartbroken to learn that one of her students would be leaving the school in a few days. His familys home was destroyed and his parents could not find post-storm employment or housing. As a result, the family made the choice to relocate to California. We still have many students and families without homes, in fact, 383 students have registered as homeless with Collier County Public Schools since Irma, and the number continues to grow each day. The effects of this storm will challenge parts of our community for a while. We have heard that Immokalee families may go another eight to 10 weeks without employment due to the delay in the planting cycle. Part of moving forward in our school community is responding to the fact that many families cannot. Even though some news is grim and we have families and staff whose lives are forever changed, we continue working diligently and cooperatively with the community to help families. We opened a warehouse at iTECH to store supplies for Immokalee families. The requests to individual schools were extensive, and we needed a central processing area to relieve the task our schools from that responsibility. The staff at Everglades City School is still working to cook for the community and is storing home essentials and food supplies all over campus. Naples schools are helping Immokalee schools by producing snack packs for students to take home to eat over the weekend. For example, Seagate Elementary staff and students produced 1,100 snack packs for students at Pinecrest. Even Pinecrest students are making snack packs for their classmates. Administrators from Avalon Elementary and other schools went doorto-door to visit families that were devastated by the storm. Our CCPS Facilities Department did an amazing and rapid job getting our schools cleaned, repaired and opened in order to provide a sense of normalcy for our families. We are so #CCPSProud of all the teachers, administrators and community members who continue to work to support students in both the classroom and at home. As you may have seen, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited our community, touring Everglades City School and Pinecrest Elementary to see the recovery first hand and commenting, ... the administrators and the leadership in these schools, they are getting things done and acting immediately and with urgency. The last thing we want to have happen is to have anything bureaucratic get in the way of what they have been able to accomplish ... Its heartbreaking to see the devastation and the damage, but it is also encouraging to see how these communities have rallied around one another. Collier County families have certainly rallied to help each other. The support locally and from across the country has been phenomenal. We are thankful for all of your efforts. To learn more about how Hurricane Irma impacted Collier County Public Schools, go to Kamela Patton, Ph.D. Superintendent Collier County Public SchoolsPATTON Law school welcomes NYT reporterAve Maria School of Law welcomes award-winning New York Times reporter and syndicated columnist Edwin Black as guest speaker at a luncheon at 12:15 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at the schools North Naples campus. Mr. Black will present Israel and International Law: The Historical Underpinnings on the 100th Anniversary of the Balfour Declaration. Mr. Blacks work focuses on human rights, genocide and hate, corporate criminality and corruption, governmental misconduct, academic fraud, philanthropic abuse, oil addiction, alternative energy and historical investigation. In addition to articles published in scores of newspapers and magazines in the U.S., Europe and Israel, he is the author of 11 award-winning nonfiction books. More than 1 million copies of his books are in print in 17 languages in 65 countries. His titles include IBM and the Holocaust: The Strategic Alliance between Nazi Germany and Americas Most Powerful Corporation, Banking on Baghdad: Inside Iraqs 7,000-year History of War, Profit and Conflict, The Farhud: Roots of the ArabNazi Alliance in the Holocaust and War Against the Weak: Eugenics and Americas Campaign to Create a Master Race. Admission to Mr. Blacks presentation is free and includes lunch. Seating is limited. Reservations are required and can be made by calling Amber Richards at 687-5341 or emailing BLACK


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BEHIND THE WHEELThe Lexus RX is thinking about youThe Lexus RX crossover is about to celebrate two decades of blazing a new trail. When the it first showed up in 1998 as a 1999 model, we didnt exactly know how to define it. The design was beefier than a station wagon and sportier than an SUV. It was one of the first vehicles of its kind and not all of us even knew the term crossover yet. We would come to discover that the RX was the luxury epicenter of what would become the fastest growing segment of the next couple of decades. That has made it an international symbol for crossovers, as well as the consistent best-selling vehicle in the Lexus lineup. But rarely is the most popular student solely defined by the first one to arrive at school. So, what gives the RX staying power? It starts with the design. Now in its fourth generation, the RX carries the most aggressive design elements that Lexus is promoting. The company is consciously trying to look as sporty as possible, and that includes the hourglass grille and sharp-edge styling. The c-pillar is even partially done in black to give the floating roof appearance thats popular today.But even with a very popular and modern look, the RX has been more about evolution than revolution. Big bumpers, minimal chrome and the long rake of the rear glass are pieces from previous generations that have always had appeal. While the current RX doesnt look like the one from the winter of 1998, its lineage is secure. Another piece that crosses generations is a quiet interior. Lexus premium reputation is built on its ability to isolate the cabin from the outside world. Sometimes that gets criticism in a sports car, but its exactly the kind of engineering that keeps the RX on top. After all, crossovers are popular because they ride a bit higher to give separation from the rest of traffic. The feeling of luxury is more than just the silence. Material qualities are exceptional the plastics are as smooth and substantial as the metal elements and theres leather in all the right places. Its a layout that feels thoughtful, and the features do, too. For example, there are automatic high beams for the headlights, radar-guided cruise control and a pre-collision warranting system. Its almost like the RX has a mother-like level of concern for everyones safety What may miss the mark for some people is the infotainment system. Most of us are accustomed to a touchscreen running the electronic wizardry of everything from the stereo to GPS navigation (when equipped). Lexus utilizes a fingertip control module thats very much like a mousepad. The real advantage is that the large 12.3-inch display screen can be mounted closer to eye level, and it allows for more room in the dash to mount key components. This setup is intuitive and drivers will likely find it second-nature after a few weeks of ownership. Still, its almost certain to feel awkward during the first test drive. Our car was the front-wheel drive RX 350, which comes with a 3.5-liter V6. The motor has its roots in longhaul cars like the Toyota Camry. It has been refined for Lexus duty, so that not even valve noise intrudes on the cabin. In this application, its producing 295 horsepower. Its no sports car, but thats only a few ponies short of a comparable Mercedes GLE a vehicle carrying the weight of about two more people. The real heart of RXs appeal is in the way it can make commutes and long journeys effortless. Light steering and just the right plush feeing in the ride means the trip is never taxing on the driver. There are more power options with the hybrid model and theres allwheel drive available for those who need it, but the RX will always be a soothing ride more than an adventurers machine. Over the last 20 years, Lexus has consistently bet that there is appeal in providing a vehicle that feels like someone thoughtfully engineered it. This is a quality that helped to define the premium crossover. While more vehicles continue to enter this market segment, the Lexus RX has staying power by remembering what made it the bedrock of luxury crossovers. A8 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Know where traffic deputies plan to beHeres where Collier County Sheriffs Office deputies will be on traffic detail the week of Oct. 30-Nov. 3: Monday, Oct. 30 U.S. 41 East and Bayshore Drive: Red-light running Vanderbilt Beach Road and Collier Boulevard: Red-light running Golden Gate Parkway at I75 southbound exit: Speeding Tuesday, Oct. 31 Airport-Pulling Road and Nottingham Drive: Aggressive driving U.S. 41 North and 97th Avenue North: Red-light running Sunshine Boulevard: Aggressive driving Wednesday, Nov. 1 Santa Barbara Boulevard at Calusa Park Elementary: Aggressive driving Immokalee Road and Valewood Drive: Speeding Tropicana Boulevard: Speeding Thursday, Nov. 2 Martin Street and Floridan Avenue: Aggressive driving Pine Ridge Road and Naples Boulevard: Red-light running Airport-Pulling and Radio roads: Red-light running Friday, Nov. 3 Goodlette-Frank Road and Orange Blossom Drive: Speeding Vanderbilt Beach and Livingston roads: Red-light running U.S. 41 North and Wiggins Pass Road: Speeding Check out CCSO2go appCCSO2go, the mobile application of the Collier County Sheriffs Office, is free to download. The enhanced arrest log is searchable by date or name and displays each arrestees charges, Collier County arrest history for the past 10 years and photograph. The latest version of the app also offers more timely push notifications of CCSO news. By getting information out more quickly, the app can help users help CCSO solve crimes. All CCSO-produced videos can be found on the app, along with realtime traffic information and updated Google street view maps. CCSO2go is iPad friendly and available at the iTunes App Store. The Android-friendly app is available on Google Play.


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A10 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYpage called Shoot at Hurricane Irma lets show Irma that we shoot first. For fun, they said. And 54,000 people expressed an interest in opening fire on the hurricane, according to the Pasco County Sheriffs Office, whose officials used social media and television to strongly discourage such irrational action, hoping to create community-wide calm and a bullet-free living environment. Although people began worrying and stressing 10 days before the storm arrived and in spite of the fact Irma itself took place about six weeks ago its still not over, said Stacey Chadwick Brown, a longtime licensed mental health counselor in Lee County. There are still reminders everywhere, she said. Theyre still handing out water bottles and picking up debris. Families continue to live in motels with help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Contractors in roofing, electrical work, drywall, plumbing and others continue to be overworked. But Ms. Brown is referring to a deeper, perhaps more difficult part of the experience: Im talking about the emotional part of it thats not over, she explained. This week, Florida Weekly pauses to reflect on a stressful year for most if not everybody in the country and the state. Here, we consider what individuals might do to control stress and anxiety, rather than being controlled by it. And not just Irma-induced stress, but the elevated tension from a seeming storm of other events delivered with nearly relentless daily effect through news and social media in the last year or so. Regardless of how stable people are, how comfortable their lives are, they cant escape it, said Ms. Brown, citing a long list of stress-inducers involving high winds, flooding, fire, gunfire, sexual harassment, the chest-thumping of racists and faux-Nazis and unnerving tweets from people in power. With the rise of social media it makes these global situations feel local and our local situations feel global, so theres more of a collective impact, said Nancy Dauphinais, also a licensed mental health counselor and chief operating officer of the David Lawrence Center in Naples. Not just news reports, but videos from cell phone cameras capturing traumatic images without being filtered or vetted, she said. Trouble seems omni-present. So it leads to a heightened state of alert. We face stressful chemicals produced by the body on a daily basis.Self-care is not selfishTo start with, Americans lived through the tense presidential election cycle of 2016 with the loser earning 3 million more votes than the winner of the White House; then they were treated to a barrage of controversial and unsettling Donald Trump tweets, some even threatening nuclear war with enemies. From their living rooms or the palms of their hands or even on site they watched an earthquake in Mexico, hurricanes in Houston and Puerto Rico and Florida, and murderous wildfires in California. They stared in surprise at a march and counter-pr otest against white supremacists and Nazi flag-wavers that led to a killing in Charlottesville, Va., followed by a national debate on race. They witnessed almost in live time the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, in Las Vegas. Then came sexual harassment allegations aimed at Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein and the resulting me too explosion of testimonials by women in many walks of life who have suffered similar victimization. And those were only some of the stressors of the last 18 months. What does one do in the face of all that trouble? The answer, experts suggest, is to understand the stress and its effect, first. And then to control what you can control. Your breathing, to start with. Your mindfulness, a term that loosely means the capacity to fully engage the present moment of your life to live in the now, as more than one professional counselor puts it. Thats easier said than done, but good personal habits create an effective defense a chance to live more comfortably just in the moment, in the now. One of the realities of the 24-hour news cycle is we get much more direct exposure to anxiety-producing experiences from around globe. Maybe they dont affect us or maybe they do directly, but we go naturally to the question, How am I affected? said Dr. Gerard Lawon, president of the nonprofit American Counseling Association based in Alexandria, Va. An expert in the traumas faced by people following cataclysms storms or mass shootings, for example Dr. Lawson flew into Southwest Florida and worked with the Red Cross to help people in and around Immokalee, in Collier County, in the days after Irma. Before that, hed been in Houston. What we encourage is to begin with self-care even when nothing has gone awry, he said. Develop the habits of taking care of yourself. Get enough sleep, proper exercise, eat on a regular schedule and eat nutritious foods. In Ms. Browns words, Self-care is not selfish. When the attendant in the airplane tells you to put your oxygen mask on first before trying to help anybody else, theres a reason. If you dont take care of yourself first, youll just fall over and get in the way later. By developing good habits before the trouble, when your body reacts naturally to sudden high stress by flooding your system with anxious energy, youll be better equipped to handle it, the experts say. The sustained release of cortisol and endorphins in your body from before, during and after a storm like Irma or an event like happened in Las Vegas will mean your sleep is disturbed, your digestion can be off, and from start to finish it affects you on a cellular level, said Ms. Brown. Thats why Barack Obama went gray so fast. So if people are already dealing with other things, too maybe divorce or their kids are troubled or theyre under financial stress then they come into all this (societal) stress starting a year or two back with an already heightened sense of personal stress, it gets really tough.Getting some perspectiveTense times have happened before, of course, but without the technologies of instant communication we now embrace. And in case youre leaning toward the notion that somehow all of us 2017-ers have been chosen as the target of bad luck and trouble, a little perspective might help. Alvin Felzenberg, presidential historian, public official and author most recently of A Man and his Presidents the Political Odyssey of William F. Buckley, Jr., divides his time between Washington, D.C. and Palm Beach. A visiting lecturer at the University of Pennsylv anias Annenberg School for Public Communication, he was principal spokesman for the 9/11 Commission, and is now also director of communications for the Joint Economic Committee of Congress. An aging baby boomer, Professor Felzenberg recalls some of the stresses of his youth as particularly sharp-edged. I do find these times stressful, he said. But in my college days we worried about the draft, the war in Vietnam, civil rights and in my freshman year there were two major assassinations and major disturbances in cities that in many ways were a lot worse than what happened in Charlottesville. Following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4 of that year, rioting, looting, protesting and arson broke out in more than 100 American cities over the next two days in Chicago, for example, 11 people were killed, 500 were injured and 2,150 arrested, with hundreds of buildings damaged or destroyed. In June, Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated. Professor Felzenberg, 18, was a freshman at Rutgers University who went on to earn a Ph.D. in history from Princeton University and to step into a society for which change, and therefore stress, seems to be the lifeblood. So if youre my age, youve been through this before, he noted. But theres no question now that, even with the weather, something is atypical. There are floods, hurricanes, issues in California, Puerto Rico, Florida, Texas, Alabama and weve had August in New York for the longest time. Autumn in New York, he added in a nod to the 2000 film with Richard Gere and Winona Ryder, was unfolding outside the windows of a New York airport where he sat waiting to fly home in the seeming CRAZYFrom page 1 One of the realities of the 24-hour news cycle is we get much more direct exposure to anxiety-producing experiences from around globe. Maybe they dont affect us or maybe they do directly, but we go naturally to the question, How am I affected? Dr. Gerard Lawon, president of the nonprofit American Counseling Association based in Alexandria, Va.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 NEWS A11first day of fall, last week.The American conversationBut there are other things to worry about this year besides climate change or the once upon a time, Professor Felzenberg suggested. In the 2016 elections, It wasnt just the tenor (of debates about issues) and the surprising result and some of the atypical reactions, it was the shock of the election itself. Many people did not expect that result. So it causes stress. The tenor of political discourse, as he described it often angry, characterized by an abeyance of conversation but an abundance of insult represents a distinct departure from traditional American conversation about issues of the kind once practiced by William F. Buckley Jr., the famous conservative pundit and host of an issues-focused television show, Firing Line. In his private life, Mr. Buckleys best friends were liberals, for the most part, Professor Felzenberg said. And on his show, he would often engage them in legendary and sometimes fierce debates, presenting the conservative side with power and eloquence. Buckley elevated the public discourse between Democrats and Republicans, liberals and conservatives alike it was arguably the highest moment in the history of American television debate or discourse. Thats changed, and with it the level of frustration and stress, he surmised. The political conversation is extremely guttural and vulgar now and I think stressful. I would even say its affecting the tenor of commercials and many things in popular culture. The entire atmosphere has been dragged down. It shows, even on the street, some say. Ms. Brown recalls her neighborhood emptying out all of a sudden, as Irma came storming in. Stuart (her husband) and I were outside with our drills, covering windows, and three police cars and a fire truck came rolling by with bullhorns saying, GET OUT NOW! They went in and out of all of the neighborhoods near the river. Thats the kind of stuff that leads to panic. So after that, all the people were freaked out, trying to drive up the only interstate highway we have to get out of here, she said. Some people were releasing dogs on the side of the highway, some were fighting in gas lines, there were people camping on the side of the road talk about a fight or flight response. Thats a serious drop of cortisol, right there. One of the steroid hormones used by the body to regulate many functions, under stressful conditions, cortisol provides the body with glucose by tapping into protein stores via gluconeogenesis in the liver. This energy can help an individual fight or flee a stressor. However, elevated cortisol over the long term consistently produces glucose, leading to increased blood sugar levels, according to an on-line source, todaysdietician. com. So everybodys eating carbs and crappy food or drinking beer theyre hot, tired, mad at the family because everybody is exhausted, Ms. Brown said. Those are the people who stayed (for the storm). The people who left were just as petrified and worried as the people who stayed, because people sitting in Atlanta watching all this felt paralyzed, and didnt know what they were coming back to. It was almost as if Shakespeare had appeared to recall that humans have always suffered ambivalence and doubt in moments of high stress, suggested Professor Felzenberg. To be or not to be, that is the question. Whether tis nobler in the mind to suffer/ The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune,/ Or to take arms against a sea of troubles,/ And by opposing end them? the poet wrote in his famous play, Hamlet.The answer is actionFor the experts or the merely thoughtful and reflective, the answer to that question may be to take some action to control what you can control, and to avoid worrying too much about what you cant control. Stacey Chadwick Brown, licensed mental health counselor:Give yourself a little break, advised Ms. Brown. Have some compassion and empathy for what youre been through. We are microcosms of the macrocosm. The first line of defense is, you have to take care of yourself. So everybody just calm the hell down. Concentrate on your breath. Just breathe, because breath is healing. Intentional breathing is important: just sitting for a couple minutes and intentionally breathing in and out, trying to get yourself regulated. If you can do that, even just concentrating on the temperature of the air coming in and out of your nostrils, then you will calm your central nervous system. Its connected to brain biology. Im a yoga person, so you collect your energy and bring it back into your mind and heart. These are the only things we can control: our breath and mind, our thoughts and actions. Thats it. Nancy Dauphinais, COO David Lawrence Center:One of my strategies and one Id recommend, is to look for resilience, to focus on areas or people of strength. Another strategy is mindfulness. When were bombarded its important to be present in the present moment, to stay in the now, to use meditation. Your world needs to be mindful and reflective, to show counter balance to those stress responses being activated. I practice meditation every day using the headspace app. And I think its important to avoid isolation and to be connected with people in the flesh with support people. Family, friends, people at church who share your faith real people. I also connect with my horse. Thats another thing we do at David Lawrence, partnering with the Naples Therapeutic Riding Center. Working with horses can be deeply relaxing. So between meditation and faith and community and for me my horse I can stay engaged. And finally, its important to get help. Sometimes our stress levels outpace our stress control techniques. Its OK to go see a professional. Someone who can help you set goals around managing stress, help you work at the way youre thinking about things. Dr. Gerard Lawson, president American Counseling Association:I go to the gym. I dont enjoy it, but I like how I feel after. I love going out in the kayak, sitting disconnected from the phone. You can get recentered and regrounded. We have some of sources in controlling or moderating anxiety. One challenge is social media, with no editorial filters, no editorial judgment, nothing that says, is it a good idea to post this? Just raw exposure. So be careful about when you check in. If something troubling is going on with the world, maybe you dont tune in, immediately. Set some boundaries that work for you. Log out, dont just close Facebook or Twitter, so they dont pop up every time you pick up the phone. And we encourage people to think: What are healthy activities I can do that disconnect me from that ongoing drip, or exposure? Pick what you find renewing. Professor Alvin Felzenberg, presidential historian, political pundit and public official:Exercise helps not necessarily becoming a gym rat unless you want to. Walking. Engaging in any kind of activity. It could be yoga, exercising in a room or jogging and running on the road you create time to get your mind off of events. The second thing would be to seek out the company of loved ones, friends, family, in particular children they are much more mature than adults. And animals. I like dogs, but some people love horses. These are great (therapists), horses and dogs. Great friends of humankind. Weve been flocking together since Biblical times. And finally, reading is an immense and valuable escape. I always have a book with me somewhere. Stay away from TV and (control your use of) social media. It wasnt just the tenor (of debates about issues) and the surprising result and some of the atypical reactions, it was the shock of the election itself. Many people did not expect that result. So it causes stress. Professor Alvin Felzenberg, presidential historian, political pundit and public officialLAWSON DAUPHINAIS BROWN FELZENBERG ... Seek out the company of loved ones, friends, family, in particular children they are much more mature than adults. And animals. I like dogs, but some people love horses. These are great (therapists), horses and dogs. Great friends of humankind. Weve been flocking together since Biblical times. Professor Alvin Felzenberg, presidential historian, political pundit and public official


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A14 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Register today! KICK-OFF PARTY November 3 TOURNAMENT November 4-5 AWARDS November 5 Benetting Support clean water! Join us for the Friday Night Kick-Off Party! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the fishing industry in Everglades City for Hurricane Irma recovery. Tickets are only $50, includes dinner, drinks, auction and prize drawing. Presented by The Beacon Group at The Kellam Group A division of BB&T Securities, LLC, member FINRA/SIPC Call 239.403.4200 or email nikkied@conservancy.orgWant to support the cause but cannot compete in the tournament? David Lawrence Center honors leaders in the local recovery community SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYThe David Lawrence Center joined the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and other voices of recovery across the nation in observing the 28th annual National Recovery Month in September. The theme for 2017, Join the Voices for Recovery: Strengthen Families and Communities, inspires people to be socially inclusive and offer support to those with mental and/or substance use disorders, to seek help themselves when needed and to lend a hand and contribute to their community as citizens, parents, employees, students, volunteers and leaders. Hurricane Irma, however, forced the postponement of DLCs annual awards ceremony honoring leaders in the local recovery community. The rescheduled event takes place at 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at the New Hope Community Center at 7676 Davis Blvd. in Naples. The program will honor the following individuals and organizations for sharing their voices to advocate, educate, mentor and help others in need of mental health and addiction recovery services: Heather Wesling, Recovery Community Volunteer Ms. Wesling regularly volunteers her time bringing 12-step meetings to DLCs Crossroads Detox program, participates in recovery meetings at the Crossroads residential treatment program and sponsors women graduating the program. As a volunteer leader with Alcoholics Anonymous, she also brings 12-step meetings to the local jails and sponsors many women in recovery. Coach Nino Magaddino, Holistic Treatment Partner Coach Magaddino and his Max Flex Fitness has been a treatment partner with DLC since 2015. He and his trainers bring six weekly fitness and wellness classes to adults in the Crossroads residential treatment program and to children and adults in the centers inpatient Crisis Stabilization Unit. In addition to helping hundreds of clients begin to understand the importance of fitness for maintaining positive life-changing wellness, he provides fundraising and volunteer support to DLC. Veora Little, Youth Prevention Volunteer A retired certified registered nurse anesthetist, Ms. Little has served as the volunteer coordinator for Drug Free Colliers Operation Medicine Cabinet, working tirelessly to keep harmful pills from falling into the wrong hands and contaminating our environment. As a result of her efforts, Collier County has effectively disposed of more than 13 tons of unwanted medication at 11 permanent drop box locations. Bill Barnett, Holistic Treatment Volunteer Mr. Barnett is the founder and executive director of Storytellers Creative Arts, which transforms lives through faith-based arts outreach, community groups and equipping artists to impact culture. He manages more than 60 volunteers who teach art and music therapy to hundreds of men, women and children who are disadvantaged, homeless, disabled, visually impaired and in recovery. He coordinates a weekly volunteer art therapy class at DLCs Crossroads residential treatment program and is a strong advocate for the healing, holistic effects of the arts. Andy Solis, Mental Health Champion In addition to serving a vice chair of the Collier County Commission, Mr. Solis is a director with the law firm of Cohen & Grigsby. His community involvement and advocacy efforts include championing the needs of the Hispanic population and advocating for economic diversity and the responsible management of the countys growth, which includes being adequately prepared for the future mental health and substance abuse needs of our community. This year, he held a public health forum to start a conversation for identifying and addressing what is needed to get a better handle on the growing mental health and substance abuse crisis in our community. As a result, his fellow commissioners have committed to developing the first-ever strategic plan for Collier County mental health.About the eventDLCs Recover Month awards evening includes education and awareness community partner tables during the reception, entertainment, dinner, a raffle and the awards presentation. Sponsors to date include the David Lawrence Center Alumni Association, St. Matthews House, Hazelden Betty Ford, Genoa and Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida. Sponsorships and donations help ensure the event is able to remain free to attend. Donations are appreciated and will be accepted at the event or in advance by calling 354-1434 or donating online at www.DavidLawrenceCenter. org. 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Sam Quilliam, 28, had just caught the 5-inch-long fish and went to give it a kiss when it wriggled free and lodged in his throat. I ran round the pier like a headless chicken and then passed out, Mr. Quilliam told The Guardian. When first responders arrived, he was not breathing, but friends were performing CPR. Paramedic Matt Harrison said, It was clear that we needed to get the fish out or this patient was not going to survive ... I was able to eventually dislodge the tip of the tail and very carefully, so as not to break the tail off, I tried to remove it although the fishs barbs and gills were getting stuck on the way back up. Finally, the fish came out in one piece, the paramedic said. Mr. Quilliam said his brush with death would not put him off fishing.Horsing around1) Lindsey Partridge of Ontario, Canada, booked herself at a pet-friendly Super 8 in Georgetown, Ky., for the Retired Racehorse Projects Thoroughbred Makeover on Oct. 4. At check-in, she asked the front desk clerk if the pet policy included horses, to which the clerk answered, Aw, I wouldnt mind. You could do that. So Ms. Partridge returned to her horse trailer and brought Blizz, her retired racehorse, into the hotel. She took a video and a few photos in the room, but eventually Ms. Partridge took Blizz to the Kentucky Horse Park, where the rooms are more suited to equine visitors. The Lexington HeraldLeader reported that Blizz took third place in the trail competition during the event. 2) Meanwhile, in Iowa, a pair of women stopped at a traffic light in Altoona in October looked at the car next to them and saw a horse staring back from the back seat. This is the most Iowa thing that has EVER happened to me, Hannah Waskel tweeted, along with a video of the miniature horse. We started laughing and the people driving the horse saw us and waved, she told UPI. They even rolled the window down for the horse.Wait, what?U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport made an unusual discovery in the luggage of a traveler arriving from Vietnam earlier this month: 54 illegal bird nests. The nests, which are considered a delicacy in some countries, are built out of solidified bird saliva and are used to make soup and broth, reported UPI. However, they are banned from entering the United States because they may carry infectious diseases. The nests were destroyed.What well do for loveThe Daily World in Centralia, Wash., reported that Rachel Deckert, 27, tried to turn herself in at the Lewis County Jail on an outstanding DUI warrant on Aug. 21 but was turned away because she brought along her partner literally glued to her by her pinky finger. When Ms. Deckert tried again the next day, still attached to her partner, police and firefighters were called. The two women were attached by a copper elbow pipe into which they had each inserted a pinky finger secured with some kind of epoxy, a firefighter said. They told authorities they had been that way about a week at the suggestion of a couples therapy counselor. They havent been able to feel their fingers for three days, said police detective Patty Finch. Efforts to separate the women were unsuccessful, and Ms. Deckert was released with advice to seek medical attention.Timing is everythingEva Pandora Baldursdottir, a member of the Icelandic parliament from the Pirate Party, was scheduled to take part in a debate on Oct. 12, according to UPI, but an unexpected injury lent her an especially jaunty look for the televised event: She had to conduct the debate wearing an eye patch after her toddler daughter scratched her eye. Sometimes astounding things can happen at the worst time, Ms. Baldursdottir shared on Facebook, along with a photo of her wearing the eye patch.Florida Man strikes againA husband and wife in Vero Beach made a hot bet on the Dallas Cowboys vs. Green Bay Packers football game on Oct. 8: The loser would set their teams jersey on fire. When the Packers won, the husband, took his blue and silver Cowboys jersey outside and set fire to it. But, as he later told sheriffs deputies, because he was drunk, he then tried to put the jersey back on, and thats when things got heated. Family members pulled the burning jersey off the man and rushed him to the Indian River Medical Center. He suffered secondand third-degree burns to his hand, arm and back. NEWS OF THE WEIRD BY THE EDITORS AT ANDREWS MCMEELDistributed by Universal Press Syndicate Visit us online at A LOT TO LIKE


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KICKOFFFrom page 1COURTESY PHOTO Corporate and community leaders at last years United Way of Collier County campaign kickoff breakfast at Hilton Naples. The hotel donates the meeting space and food for the kickoff every year.Pacesetter leaders regularly attend. Publix, USPS and Fifth-Third Bank are some of the bigger United Way Pacesetters in Southwest Florida, and Publix is the biggest in Collier County. The kickoff breakfast is at the Hilton Naples, which as a Pacesetter donates the room and food every year to the cause. Although tickets are still being sold (see box), Ms. Morano anticipates attendance at the breakfast will be down this year given the rescheduling of the event and companies still dealing with employees affected by the hurricane. I think our annual campaign dollars will go down our donor base is the working population of this community, she said. Maybe they dont need FEMA, but theyre using their savings to pay for trees being removed, pool cages reconstructed. The amount they have (to give to United Way) is by nature just going to be lower. But she remains optimistic about the United Ways impact and the resilience of the Collier County community. After Irma, United Way in Collier turned away from its annual campaign organizational efforts and moved toward determining where the Collier Comes Together Disaster Relief Fund should go. To date more than $1.383 million has been raised, with the Community Foundation of Collier County responsible for deploying the funds and the United Way playing an integral role in identifying areas of need and the nonprofit agencies best suited to address those needs. More than $900,000 has already been disbursed. We greatly appreciate our partnership with the United Way of Collier County. Their 211 and Volunteer Collier services were stretched during the hurricane. We applaud their commitment to our community and hope the community will support them during their campaign, said Eileen Connolly-Keesler, Community Foundation president. We will continue to be proactive in finding ways to get help where it is needed most. The need has shifted from providing food, water and materials for emergency repairs to figuring out where displaced families will live, and how those still in their homes but with big repair bills will pay their insurance deductibles. In recent weeks the United Way has worked with Catholic Charities on bridging gaps in home insurance deductibles, the Salvation Army on individual case work for insurance, FEMA on securing additional rent money, United Ways own insurance deductible program and additional partnerships with Goodwill, CareerSourceSWFL, Habitat for Humanity and others. The need for shortand long-term housing is at crisis level in Collier County right now, Ms. Morano said, adding more than 360 children in the Collier County Public School system are currently homeless, with about 50 families living out of cars. Money from the disaster relief fund has gone straight to emergency housing, specifically hotels and motels, while United Way and other local nonprofits work on longer-term solutions. United Way typically helps residents who live and work in their home county; given the unique housing market here, however, the Collier organization has expanded its reach to assist those who work in Collier but live elsewhere, like Lee County. I cant tell you how many families, teachers, EMS, that have been living here, all of the sudden their rents were up hundreds of dollars a month. You just cant afford that much of a hike, Ms. Morano said. It matters to us to help those who are the engine of this economy, who make this a great place to live and work A lot of people are going to be moving to Lee County. Its good to actually do something to help. In 2016 the United Way of Collier County invested in more than 30 local charities in addition to funding its own programs. Those investments helped 155,322 people living and/or working here. >> What: United Way of Collier County 2017-18 Campaign Kickoff >> When: 8-9 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31 >> Where: The Hilton Naples >> Cost: $25 >> Reservations: Partner agenciesThe following charitable organizations provide direct services and programs to Collier County residents and workers with funding through United Way: American Red Cross Boy Scouts of America, Southwest Florida Council Cancer Alliance of Naples Care Club of CC Catholic Charities of CC Childrens Advocacy Center of CC Childrens Home Society Collier Child Care Resources Collier County Hunger & Homeless Coalition Drug Free Collier Friendship Health Center The Foundation for the Developmentally Disabled Fun Time Early Childhood Academy Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast FL Goodwill Industries Grace Place for Children & Families Greater Marco YMCA Guadalupe Center Harry Chapin Food Bank Immokalee Child Care Center Legal Aid Service of CC Lighthouse of Collier Literacy Council of the Gulf Coast National Alliance for the Mentally Ill Naples Therapeutic Riding Center Neighborhood Health Clinic New Horizons of SWFL Parkinson Association of SWFL Physician Led Access Network of CC Redlands Christian Migrant Association NCH Safe and Healthy Childrens Coalition Shelter for Abused Women & Children United Cerebral Palsy of SWFL Guardiain ad Litem Foundation Youth Haven


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A20 WEEK OF OCT. 26-NOV. 1, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY You will learn: If your will and trust from up north remain valid What you need to know about Florida estate and homestead laws Why you should update your legal documents If you can save taxes by declaring Florida residency Why your Durable Power of Attorney needs updating How to keep your legal documents up-to-date How your revocable trust may not avoid probate Attorneys at LawSHEPPARD, BRETT, STEWART, HERSCH, KINSEY & HILL P.A. ATTENTION Florida residents or those considering Florida RESIDENCY! FREE ESTATE PLA NNING WORKSHOP Complimentary Written Trust Analysis: Bring your current documents to the workshop! Main/Mailing Office: 9100 College Pointe Court, Fort Myers Appointments: 999 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Suite 200, Naples o ut ad Reserve Your Seat Today! 239.603.7034 Presented by: Florida Bar Board Certied Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorneys Craig R. Hersch Michael B. Hill Thursday, November 22:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Faith United Methodist Church 15690 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, FL 33908Friday, November 32:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Sanibel Community House 2173 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, FL 33957Monday, November 62:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Naples Daily News Community Meeting Room 1100 Immokalee Road Naples, FL 34110 Attendees Receive this Recently Published Book forFREE! cy WERE IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD Clearly, the right choice C l l t h i h t h i Clearlytherightchoice Since 1971 239.939.3456www.ECOF.comDavid C. Brown, M.D.World Renowned Cataract Surgeon Founder & Medical Director LOCATION:Eye Centers of Florida 4101 EVANS AVENUE, FORT MYERS FL 33901 TRUNK SHOW SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28TH 8:00AM NOON50% OFF FRAMES (with purchase of a complete pair of glasses cannot be combined with insurance or other oers)25% OFF NONPRESCRIPTION SUNGLASSESRegister for Rae!Representatives from Prada, Dolce & Gabbana, DKNY, Vera Wang, Zac Posen, Penguin and Lilly Pulitze on site! Contest calls for artistic expressions of democracyThe Collier County Supervisor of Elections office has partnered with Collier County Public Schools in a contest encouraging students of all ages to express the spirit of democracy through art.A $500 scholarship will be awarded to one entry submitted by a high school student, and $500 will be awarded to the art program at the school with the Best of Show entry. Four additional runner-up entries will be featured in election materials distributed by the elections office educating voters on the voting process. The $500 awards are provided by Champions For Learning through the Chuck Mohlke Endowment Fund of the Community Foundation of Collier County. Deadline for entries is Thursday, Nov. 16. Winners will be announced Monday, Dec. 4. For complete guidelines or more information, call 2528683 or visit Schools take the voter registration challengeThe Collier County Supervisor of Elections office is hosting its fifth annual High School Voter Registration Challenge encouraging students to register to vote. So far, 12 high schools have scheduled their voter registration drives: Barron Collier High School, Community School of Naples, Donahue Academy, Everglades City School, First Baptist Academy, Golden Gate High School, Immokalee High School, Lely High School, Naples High School, Palmetto Ridge High School, Seacrest Country Day School and St. John Neumann High School. The high school with the highest level of participation will receive a plaque from Supervisor of Elections Jennifer Edwards. Registered voters must be legal U.S. citizens at least 18 years old. Students under 18 can pre-register as early as the age of 16 in preparation for future elections. The Collier County Supervisor of Elections office continues to strengthen its partnerships with Collier County schools and engage students in the democratic process by providing educational programs, conducting voter registration drives and participating in other events that familiarize students with voting and the electoral process.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 NEWS A21 CLUB NOTES 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 elainethornton@ 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 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. 27 place to be is McCormick & Schmicks, followed by Shulas at the Hilton Naples on Nov. 3. The club sponsors other social events throughout the year as well. For more information, visit 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. Ikebana International Naples Chapter #160 resumes its monthly meetings at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, at Naples Botanical Garden. Member Margy Metzler, the chapters delegate to the 11th annual Ikebana International World Convention, will discuss her experience there and share the official video as well as personal pictures of Okinawa, Japan. The ginza market will be open prior to the 10:30 a.m. start of the program. All are welcome. Attendance is free. For more information, visit www. or follow Ikebana Naples on Facebook. The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1067-Naples members meet at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month at Naples Municipal Airport. The next meeting is Nov. 1. Members also serve a buffet breakfast from 8-11 a.m. on the second Sunday of the month in the pilots lounge at Naples Municipal Airport. All are welcome. Admission for $5 includes all-you-can-eat fresh fruit, donuts and pastries, yogurt, breakfast sausage, juice and coffee, with all proceeds benefitting the EAA Young Eagles program that acquaints youth ages 8-17 with aviation as a career. The next breakfast is Nov. 12. The Naples EAA chapter is one of approximately 1,700 chapters worldwide. Members are pilots, student pilots, plane builders and aviation enthusiasts. For more information, call 649-6627 or visit www. Naples Press Club members and guests will hear from those in the know about Irma Recovery: Is there a Light at the End of the Tunnel? at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at Tiburon Golf & Country Club. A representative from FEMA will join Florida Sen. Kathleen Passidomo and Dan Summer, Collier County director of emergency services, on the panel. Admission is $30 for NPC members, $40 for non-members and $10 for students. Members can make reservations through Eventbrite; others should email RSVP@naplespressclub. org. 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 www. 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 Naples Christian Womens Connection invites area women to lunch at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at Longshore Lake Clubhouse, 11399 Phoenix Way. Special guests will be Carol Kent, who will discuss A New Kind of Normal, and Chris Bent, owner of The Best of Everything stores. Soloist Christina Markcenkus-Schosield will entertain. Cost is $28 ($14 for first-timers). For reservations, call 514-2207 or email 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 773732-9982. 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 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 Nov. 4 and 18. Members should bring their works in progress and be prepared to share techniques and tips. All are invited to enjoy lunch afterward at Fitzgeralds. RSVP by emailing Joe Geithmann at joeearl42@ For more information about the club, call Dick Ritchie at 594-0868 or email The Naples Garden Club welcomes Adrienne Diaz for a program titled Spice Up Your Garden from 1-3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6, at Naples Botanical Garden. A Lee County Master Gardener and certified square foot garden instructor, Ms. Diaz will share tips on growing herbs and spices in our subtropical climate. Her own home garden, Miss Potters Place, is a tour destination for edible landscaping and backyard micro-farming enthusiasts. (Potter is Ms. Diaz maiden name, and her roots go back to Beatrice Potter of Peter Rabbit and Mr. McGregors garden fame.) Admission is $20. Registration is required via the yellow guest registration tab at 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 pr og ram 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. Alliance Francaise de Naples invites all who enjoy conversing in French to join Denyse Jenkins for La Table Franaise from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9 at The French Brasserie Rustique, 365 Fifth Ave. S. The only cost is for your meal. Call the restaurant at 315-4019 to make your reservation. For more infor-mation about Alliance Franaise de Naples, email 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 Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance meets from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at the Naples Conference Center, 1455 Pine Ridge Road. Admission is free, and all are welcome. For more information, call 649-4145 or visit www. 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, Nov. 16, at Naples United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Road. The next meeting is Oct. 19. For more information, call 963-4670 or visit The Naples Music Club invites the public to Music Carnival, a free recital by club members starting at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at First United Methodist Church, 388 First Ave. S. Email club news to Cindy Pierce at BERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLYPolly Crews, the founder of Gold Star Mothers of Southwest Florida, was the guest speaker at the most recent meeting of the Napleson-the-Gulf Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. Mrs. Crews holds a copy of Through My Eyes, the book by Naples resident and veteran Kenneth Pollard, who served with her son, Sgt. Robert Crews, in the Vietnam War.


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Past winners include Baby Basics of Collier County, Hope for Haiti, Project HELP, Naples Civitan Club, Angels Undercover of Collier County, PACE Center for Girls-Collier at Immokalee, Laces of Love and the Guadalupe Center. To apply, email a one-page case statement about the nonprofit organization along with who should be honored (board members, special events volunteers, etc.) and include why the award would be important to the organization. Send to DiamondVolunteers@gmail. com. The application deadline is Oct. 30. Winners will be selected by a panel of local business professionals and winners will notified on or before Nov. 15. Real estate professional Kelly Capolino founded the awards program. For more information, call 877-6700 or email FSW invites all to job fairFlorida SouthWestern State College holds a job fair for students and the general public from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, at the FSW Collier campus, 7505 Grand Lely Drive in Naples. Representatives from dozens of local companies will be on hand. Polish up your resume, transcripts and work portfolio to show prospective employers on the spot. Dress professionally and be prepared for a formal interview. Through the month of October, current FSW students are invited to workshops on writing resumes and cover letters, interviewing techniques and dressing for success. FSW Career Coach also helps them select a career path. Southwest Florida residents searching for a new career or degree program are welcome to use FSW Career Coach as well. Visit for more information. Learn how you can Get Involved!The third annual Get Involved Collier! Volunteer Expo is set for 3-6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Hilton Naples. The event brings together representatives from dozens of nonprofit organizations that have an array of opportunities for those who have time and talent to offer as volunteers. The 50-plus exhibitors include: American Cancer Society, American SIDS Institute, ArtisNaples, Audubon Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Avow Inc., Baby Basics of Collier County Inc., Big Brother Big Sisters of the Sun Coast, Big Cypress National Preserve, Cancer Alliance of Naples, Champions For Learning, Children's Home Society of Florida, Collier Child Care Resources Inc., Collier County Fair, Collier County Museum, Collier County Parks & Recreation, Collier Harvest Foundation, Collier Senior Resources, David Lawrence Center, Epilepsy Foundation of Florida, Epilepsy Services of Southwest Florida, Exel Foundation, Flourish Now/Safe Families for Children, Foundation for the Developmentally Disabled Inc., Friends of Foster Children Forever, Gargiulo Education Center, Girls on the Run of Collier County, Golisano Children's Museum of Naples, Grace Place for Children and Families, Guadalupe Center, Harry Chapin Food Bank, Holocaust Museum & Education Center of SWFL, Immokalee Child Care Center, Jewish Family and Community Services of Southwest Florida, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida, Literacy Volunteers of Collier County, Make-AWish Southern Florida, Naples Cat Alliance, Naples Therapeutic Riding Center, Naples Train Museum, The Naples Zoo, New Horizons of Southwest Florida, North Collier Fire Control & Rescue District CERT Team, Pan-Florida Challenge, PANIRA Healthcare Clinic Inc., Path2Freedom, Planned Parenthood of Southwest & Central Florida, Rise and Bless, SCORE Chapter 573-Naples/CollierSCORE, St. Matthew's House, Storytellers Creative Arts Inc., Stroke Recovery Foundation, The Immokalee Foundation, The Shelter for Abused Women & Children, Wellfit Girls Program SWFL, WGCU Public Media and Youth Haven Inc. Sponsored by The Colony Group, this years expo is a collaborative effort of the Leadership Collier Foundation, United Way of Collier County and the Community Foundation of Collier County. All are welcome. Attendance is free, but registration is requested and can be completed at


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A24 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY with Surgeon-Controlled, Patient-Specic Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted SurgeryPRECISE ACCURATE MINIMALLY INVASIVE PARTIAL KNEE REPLACEMENTRobert J. Zehr, M.D. CEO Medical Director Southwest Floridas premier outpatient surgery facility, designed specically for joint replacement239.592.4955 SeasideSurgeryCenter.com1879 Veterans Park Drive, Suite 1101 Naples, Florida 34109 HEALTHY LIVINGFind support for what ails youHere are some of the support groups that meet regularly around the area: The Naples area Crohns and Colitis Foundation support group meets from 5-6 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month at Naples Regional Library, 650 Central Ave. The next meeting is Nov. 2. All whose lives are affected by inflammatory bowel disease are welcome to join the discussion with gastroenterologist Raymond Phillips. Attendance is free. For more information, call Paula Allain, LPN, at 649-1336, email or visit The Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida Inc. has two support groups for anyone who has Parkinsons disease and also for those who care for them. Newcomers are always welcome from 1-2 p.m. every Tuesday at in the clubhouse at Aston Gardens, 4800 Aston Gardens Way in Pelican Marsh, and/or 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 our of Collier Center for Blindness and Vision Loss invites all who are blind or visually impaired to meet from 10-11:30 a.m. every Wednesday at the center, 2685 Horseshoe Drive in Naples. Friends and family members who care for someone who is blind or visually impaired can also benefit from the group. The nonprofit also hosts a brown bag lunch and program at 11 a.m. on the third Tuesday of every month for visually impaired people and their caregivers. The next program is Nov. 21. Guests should bring their own lunch and are welcome to stay afterward for games and social hour. For brown bag lunch reservations or more information about programs and services, call Lighthouse of Collier at 430-3934 or visit The depression support group provided by the Mental Health Association of Southwest Florida welcomes anyone who is suffering from this very real mental illness to meet from 10:30 a.m. to noon every Thursday at NAMI, 2335 Tamiami Trail. For more information, call 261-5405 or email info@ Blue Zones expert says Naples area is among happiest places in the world SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYDan Buettner has dedicated the last 15 years to helping people live healthier, more fulfilling lives. This work has resulted in three New York Times bestselling books: The Blue Zones, Thrive and The Blue Zones Solution. It has also inspired one of the largest community wellbeing improvement initiatives in America, The Blue Zones Project, which is established and thriving in Southwest Florida and more than 40 other communities across the country. In his newest book, The Blue Zones of Happiness, Mr. Buettner turns the spotlight from health to happiness and reveals surprising secrets of the worlds happiest places. The Naples Metropolitan Statistical Area is included in his list of happiest communities highlighted in the book. He also highlights Dr. Allen Weiss, president and CEO of NCH Healthcare system and his mission to shape the community of Southwest Florida. Dr. Weiss was attracted to Blue Zones Project because of its focus on long-term changes to the environment. Active in Southwest Florida for more than three years now, Blue Zones Project is a community-bycommunity, wellbeing improvement initiative designed to support longer, better lives through permanent changes to environment, policy and social networks. Principles are based on lifestyles in pockets of the world where people live longer with less chronic disease and higher quality of life or Blue Zones. For the last two years, the Naples MSA has been named No. 1 for well being in the country by the Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index. Mr. Buettner attributes this distinction to the communitys challenging grocery stores and restaurants to offer customers healthier choices, encouraging worksites to adopt healthier practices, making suggestions to local schools to help students eat better and stay active, and enlisting churches and other organizations to help residents connect socially. The Blue Zones Project in Southwest Florida, sponsored by NCH Healthcare System, has engaged more than 15,000 individuals and 300 organizations including schools, groceries, restaurants, worksites and civic organizations, all to improve the well-being of the community. Several milestones have been achieved since the project launched in 2015: The city of Naples completed a redevelopment project adding roundabouts, sidewalks and bike lanes to improve the walkand bikeability of the area. More than 1,200 residents are in local walking groups, called Moais, and local homeowners associations host educational meetings to broaden awareness. NCH became the first health-care system in the nation to be named a Certified Blue Zones Worksite. Through the certification process, the hospital achieved several milestones, including: Nearly 60 percent of NCH employees (2,149) pledged program participation. The hospital system experienced a 54 percent decrease in health-care expenditures over six years, leading to $27 million in savings during a threeyear period. And it eliminated the sales of sugar-sweetened beverages on its campuses, leading to an estimated 500 pounds of sugar not consumed each month.Learn moreThe public is invited to learn more about the Blue Zones Project at a presentation from 9-10:30w a.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, in the Baker Tower conference room at the NCH North Naples campus. There will also be Blue Zones Purpose Workshop from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at Hodges University in Naples. All are welcome to learn more about their unique, gifts, talents and passions. To RSVP for either of the above events, visit www.southwestFlorida. BUETTNER i h b d N1 f l l b ii h t h c p si i m a b de gr lo ti i n he n a ti f T h pr s e v N e e m pr o h o a h e a si x l io n ye a th e b e v l ea po u e a c L e a T l


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ACHA License #29994144 ACHC Accredited BBB ApprovedMichele McKenney, MPH, JD Patrice Magrath, JD GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE The Halloween Monster 5K and Childrens Goblin 1K to benefit the Lions Club Vision Clinic take place Saturday, Oct. 28, at Fleischmann Park. The 5K race starts at 7:30 a.m. and will be followed at 8:30 a.m. by the kids event. A costume contest will be part of the awards ceremony. Registration is $25 by Oct. 27 and $30 on race day (ages 21 and younger are $12 through Oct. 27 and $15 on race day). Gulf Coast Runners is organizing the event. For more information, call 4047007 or visit The Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosts the annual RedSnook Catch & Release Charity Tournament Friday through Sunday, Nov. 3-5. For more information, email meganb@ or visit Collier Heart Walk takes place at 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at Cambier Park. The American Heart Associations noncompetitive, 3-mile walk is free, although participants are encouraged to collect pledges in the weeks leading up to the event. Walkers, runners, strollers and pets are welcome. No registration is required. For more information, call 4954910 or visit Strikes for Scholarships the annual bowling fundraiser hosted by the Florida Gulf Coast University Alumni Association, takes place from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at HeadPinz Entertainment Center, 14513 Global Parkway in Fort Myers. Registration is $30 for adults, $15 for ages 7 and younger. Sign up at For more information, call Angela Kunkle at 745-4343. The fourth annual Chip in for DLC golf tournament to benefit the David Lawrence Center tees off Friday, Nov. 10, at Quail Creek Golf and Country Club. Lunch and registration begin at 11:30 a.m. and a cocktail reception will follow the 18-hole scramble. Registration is $250; non-golfers can attend the cocktail reception for $50. To sign up or for more information, call DLC at 3541445 or go to The Immokalee Foundations 2017 Charity Classic Pro-Am pairs local players with more than 20 of the worlds greatest golfers at 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 13, at Bay Colony Golf Club. The day starts with breakfast and demonstrations at 7:30 a.m. and the tournament is followed by lunch and an awards presentation. Registration starts at $5,000. For more information, call 430-9122 or visit The St. Matthews House Heroes for Homeless 5K Run/1-Mile Walk takes place Saturday morning, Nov. 18, around the lakes in Ave Maria. Runners, joggers and walkers of all ages and abilities are encouraged to participate. Registration is $27 through Nov. 17 and $30 on event day ($15 for ages 7-22). For more information or to register, call 7740500, email or visit The Walk to End Alzheimers takes place Saturday, Nov. 18, at North Collier Regional Park. The opening ceremony takes place at 9 a.m. and the non-competitive walk steps out at 9:30 a.m. Form a team, join one that is already registered or sign up as a volunteer to help with set-up, clean-up, registration, water stops and more. There is no registration fee, but every participant is asked to make a personal donation and collect pledges to benefit the Alzheimers Association. Those who raise at least $100 will get an event T-shirt. To sign up or for more information, call 405-7008 or email Pilot Club of Naples hosts its Pilot Holiday 5K Walk/Run on Sunday morning, Dec. 10, at North Collier Regional Park. Registration is $15-$40. For more information, call 289-8968 or visit Girls on the Run of Collier County holds its fourth annual Reindeer Dash on Saturday morning, Dec. 16, at Community School of Naples. Participants can enjoy seasonal treats and a visit with Santa and his elves. Registration is $15-$35. To sign up or for more information, visit The Fed Cup VIII to benefit the Jewish Federation of Collier County takes place Sunday, Dec. 17, at TwinEagles Golf & Country Club. The shotgun start is at 9 a.m. For more information, email Kevin Aizenshtat at Humane Society Naples hosts its 12th annual Run for the Paws to support the organizations rescue and adoption efforts at 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, at Naples Municipal Airport. Participants can bring their dogs for a timed 5K walk/run. Registration is $25. For more information or to sign up, call 643-1555 or visit The 16th annual NAMI-Collier Walk: Steps of Hope is set for Saturday morning, Feb. 17, at Cambier Park. NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness. For information about participating, volunteering, sponsoring or donating raffle items, call 260-7300 or email New Horizons of Southwest Florida hosts the ninth annual Swing for New Horizons golf tournament Saturday morning, May 5, at Worthington Country Club. Registration for $150 includes lunch, awards ceremony, stories from New Horizons students and a performance by the Super Kids Club Choir. To sign up or for more information, call 9484146 or Email news about charity sports events to Cindy Pierce at COURTESY PHOTOMike Dal Lago, Dale Klaus and John T. Cardillo were among those who hit the links for the Collier County Bar Foundations annual golf tournament held recently at The Country Club of Naples. The foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Collier County Bar Associatoin. The event raised $2,500 for New Horizons of Southwest Florida.


A26 NEWS WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Positano Meets NaplesA CLOTHING BOUTIQUE NAPLES (Next to The Wine Loft)KEY WEST DOWNTOWN AT THE GARDENS DELRAY BEACH COMING SOON MIAMI // SARASOTA Resale Shop 3601 Tamiami Trail N. Naples, Florida 34103 (239) 649-0201 Open Monday-Saturday 9:00 a.m-5:00 p.m. Fast, Free Donation Pick-Ups Treasures Supports Avows Hospice, Palliative Care, Bereavement, and Childrens Services PET TALESHaunting Hounds BY KIM CAMPBELL THORNTONAndrews McMeel SyndicationThe Wild Hunt. Gabriel hounds. Black Shuck. The Baskerville Hound. Fluffy. Wait. Fluffy? Any devoted Harry Potter fan knows Fluffy, the fearsome three-headed dog who guarded the philosophers stone in the first volume of the Potter saga. Fluffy, purchased by Rubeus Hagrid from a Greek chappie, is a not-so-subtle reference to Cerberus, the canine guardian of the gate to Hades, the Greek underworld. Cerberus was also said to have been the companion of the Greek goddess Hecate, who ruled the night, the moon, magic and witchcraft. Spectral or supernatural dogs have been featured in mythology for millennia. In Egyptian lore, the dog-headed god, Anubis, weighed the hearts of the dead to determine their fate in the underworld. He was thought to protect graves and cemeteries and, later, to escort the dead from life to afterlife. The connection of dogs to death and the afterlife isnt limited to Egypt and Greece. A host of ghost dog tales arose in medieval northern Europe. Stories of spectral canines are found from Scandinavia to Germany to France, but especially throughout Great Britain. The hounds of the unearthly Wild Hunt may be the best known of these ghostly dogs. Known in Wales as the Cwn Annwn, the white hounds with red ears a coloration that symbolizes their otherworldly nature and their association with death run wrongdoers to earth as well as escort souls to the next world. Legend has it that they run only on certain nights throughout the year, including All Saints Day on November 1, Christmas and New Years Day. The vision of a phantom black dog foretells death in many parts of Great Britain. One such nocturnal canine apparition is the Barghest, a black dog with red eyes who haunts lonely byways, preying on unfortunates who come his way, and foretelling death by lying across the threshold of the doomed persons home. Another ghastly dog who haunts the British countryside is Black Shuck. The shaggy black dog with saucer-size flaming eyes roams East Anglia. Legend has it that seeing him is a precursor of bad luck or death by the end of the year. Some black dogs have a more benevolent reputation. The Gurt, or Great, Dog of Somerset is a benign canine whose role is to protect children. And Jo Ashbeth Coffey of Devon, England, recalls the time she was living in Berkshire and saw a large black dog on a bend in the road as she was riding home on her motorbike. The next day I slowed down right at that corner remembering it, and just as well. As I came around the corner there was a black horse in the middle of the road. At normal speed, it could have killed us both, she says. The spirit dogs of folklore have leaped into pop culture. One of the earliest, of course, is the hound of the Baskervilles, made famous in the eponymous Sherlock Holmes story. Holmes creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle may have been inspired by a sinister West Country phantom known as a yeth hound. More recently, a Scottish deerhound (dyed black) played Padfoot in the movie Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. Potter author J.K. Rowling may have adapted the notion of Padfoot from the legend of a black dog in the West Yorkshire area known as Padfoot, who was benevolent if offered kindness. In Prisoner of Azkaban, Padfoot is the canine form of shape-shifter Sirius Black. While black dogs have a fearsome reputation in myths and legends, those of us who live with them know the real truth thats out there: They are our sweet and soulful companions both in life and in memory. Pets of the Week>> Claire is a beautiful 6-month-old domestic shorthair. She likes everyone and loves to be petted and brushed. >> Devin is a handsome 8-monthold domestic shorthair who loves to play with people and other cats. >> Maria is a friendly 4-year-old female terrier bully who weighs about 60 pounds. She loves to sit at your side and be petted, but snuggling is even better. She knows her basics and is good on her leash. She has tested positive for heartworm disease. DAS will provide medications and has partnered with several local clinics to offer her forever owner treatments at little or no cost. >> Miller is a playful 1-year-old black-mouth cur who weighs about 40 pounds. Hes good on his leash and loves to play in the sprinkler. To adopt or foster a petThis weeks pets are from Collier County Domestic Animal Services. Adoption fees for cats range from $20 to $60 and dogs from $30 to $80. Fees include sterilization surgery, vaccinations, pet license, ID microchip and a bag of food. Visit DAS at 7610 Davis Blvd. from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Call 252-7387 or visit Viking invaders telling tales of Odins hound may have introduced the idea of fearsome black dogs to Great Britain.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 NEWS A27 The joys (and tears) of being a long-distance grandparentIn the same way that no one prepares you to be a parent, no one prepares you to be a grandparent either. Most of my friends who are around my age waited until they were in their 30s to start their families, so their kids are still in high school or college. I have a handful of girlfriends who are Nanas or Meemaws or Ya Yas or Glammas but for the most part, my peers are still raising their offspring. I got started earlier than most, so Im a grandparent earlier than most and not only that, Im doing this grand parenting thing long distance, which isnt easy. My grandson Bentley just turned 4 and Ive seen him just seven times since he was born. Dear airlines: Why dont ANY of you have direct flights from RSW to Dayton, Ohio? Face it, almost everyone who visits Southwest Florida is from southwest Ohio. Please make this happen. Im talking to YOU, Southwest. Modern technology is a game-changer though, as Bentley and I FaceTime at least once a week although if youve ever tried FaceTiming with a very active 4-year-old boy, you likely know that you have to be extra talented and super entertaining to keep their attention for more than two minutes (Im considering wearing a Spider Man costume for all future FaceTime sessions). So, when Im in Ohio or Bentley is in Florida, theres a part of me that wants everything to be perfect like it was for me and my Grandma Davis. Growing up, I had my moms mom, Ya Ya, who lived far away and while shed send cookies and clothes and we saw her on holidays, I didnt have the relationship with her that I had with my Grandma Davis, who lived on a farm just five minutes from our house. Grandma Davis sewed dresses and made ice cream for me, brushed my hair and read me stories. She stayed in bed with me until I fell asleep and let me play dress-up with the clothes in her attic and her costume jewelry. She taught me how snap the green beans that grew in her garden and shuck the corn from her field. She let me stay up past dark on summer nights to catch lightning bugs and trap them in a jar. She taught Sunday school at church and answered every single question I had about God (and there were plenty). She was truly the perfect grandma. Grandma Davis passed away in 2010 and I became a grandmother myself just three years later. And my mother, who was an incredible grandmother to my son, died just a few months before Bentley was born. So, Ive been winging it as best as I can. For instance, I wanted Bentley to call me Nana, but he says Nina instead, so I got used to it. When I was in Ohio last week, though, he called me Emma a lot which will do just fine. When I arrived in Dayton and we got to the house, I expected Bentley to run and jump joyfully into my outstretched arms. Instead, he laughed mischievously and ran around the yard at the speed of light shouting, You cant catch me! You cant!! And he was right. After an early flight, a layover in Atlanta and three vodka cocktails (I have a terrible fear of flying), running was not high on my list of things to do. When his father made him stop his dizzying dash, I tried to scoop Bentley up and hold him. Not only was he over that (Im a big boy now!), but as he scrambled out of my arms and onto safer ground I realized that I had wrenched my lower back to the point that I had tears in my eyes (Why you cry, Emma-Nina? asked Bentley. Im just so happy to see you honey, I said through gritted teeth). Theres a big difference between a 3-year-old and a 4-year-old when it comes to poundage. I learned a lot during this visit not only about grand-parenting skills, but about how I parented my own son. At the age of 4, Bentley is learning more about spelling, numbers and shapes using preschool educational apps on his iPad (Want to learn to read? Theres an app for that!) easier and faster than his father ever did from books. When I wondered how much screen time was too much screen time, my son wondered how his son using the iPad was any different than me putting him in front of the Nickelodeon channel back in the early s. Touch. When the three of us went to the Fall Farm Festival on Sunday and Bentley bounded toward two dogs on leashes to pet them, I instinctively grabbed him and warned, No! But my son gently said, I know youre afraid of big dogs, Mom dont project that on him. As he took Bentleys hand and walked him over to pet the dogs, he added, Why do you think I have a fear of flying? Again, touch. On my last night in Ohio, I met a few old friends a mom, a grandma and a great-grandma ranging in age from younger than me to 75. As I told them my stories they laughed and related and shared their own parenting and grandparenting mistakes and successes. At one point, our server overheard us and said, Im a grandma, too! I could never live far away from my granddaughter though. She looked at me, How can you stand it? Tears welled, and this time it had nothing to do with my aching back. Its not easy, I answered. But life isnt always perfect and neither are grandmas. All we can do is our best. Besides, Bentleys in the best hands with his dad because as an imperfect mom, I nailed it. STEPHANIE DAVIS / FLORIDA WEEKLYBentley, an Ohio boy in an Ohio cornfield. F e m I f a I stephanieDAVIS Step Up In at AGOSTINOS Call Today! 239.594.303711985 Tamiami Trail North Naples, FLOPEN MONDAY-SATURDAY 10-5, SUNDAY 11-4Visit our new website at Also visit: Visit Our ShowroomFINE FURNITURE. ART GALLERY. DESIGN STUDIO. ACCESSORIES & BOTANICALS LIGHTING FURNITURE UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE MIRRORS & LARGE ART GALLERY Complimentary Interior Design FALL SALE


BUSINESS NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017A28 | WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM C BY EVAN WILLIAMSewilliams@ oridaweekly.comLOWNS WILL BE OUT IN FORCE on Halloween, retailers say, inspired by Pennywise from the movie based on Stephen Kings novel It. Classic costumes such as witches, ghosts and princesses also remain top sellers along with a pantheon of pop culture characters including 0s flappers, s grunge rockers and Donald Trump. Halloween is a mixing pot holiday when our collective dreams, nightmares and fantasies are on display. The only thing as much fun as the night itself is deciding what to wear. For that, there is no shortage of places to shop in South Florida, from family-owned costume shops to pop-up seasonal stores that vanish after the holiday. A category thats selling extremely well this year is killer clowns for children, for boys or girls, probably because of the SEE GALORE, A32 South Florida costume shops are gearing up for the haunting holidayHalloween galore A category thats selling extremely well this year is killer clowns for children, for boys or girls, probably because of the movie It. Jim Dearborn, a district sales manager for Spirit Halloween, which has pop-up stores all over South FloridaERIC RADDATZ / FLORIDA WEEKLY Amberlin Bogue keeps busy helping shoppers get into the right costume for the season at Halloween Megastore in Fort Myers. SCORE addresses 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 well-written 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 430-0081 or visit www.scorenaples. org.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 BUSINESS A29 I trace my roots back to 1923, when my founder agreed to produce a series of short films. He later produced Steamboat Willie, Silly Symphonies, and 1937s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, my first feature-length animated film. I debuted a whole ne w land in 1955 and had a famous club on TV. Today Im one of the worlds largest entertainment companies, owning businesses such as media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, interactive media and consumer products. My businesses include ABC, ESPN, Pixar, Lucasfilm and Marvel Studios, among others. I rake in more than $50 billion annually. Who am I? Think you know the answer? Well announce it in next weeks edition. THE MOTLEY FOOLTo Educate, Amuse & Enrich Ask the Fool Fools School My Dumbest Investment The Motley Fool Take Name That Company Last weeks trivia answer Write to Us! 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A30 BUSINESS WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY What is the most significant change youve seen in your industry over the last year? Seasonal fluctuations continue to level off in Lee and Collier counties. Due to the consistent rise in the housing market in SWFL, the demand for remodeling is growing exponentially which has lead us to open our fourth showroom in Marco Island this year.What do you truly love about working in SWFL ?When I started the business in 1988, I never dreamed that it would be the company it is today in size and scope. Currently we have over 250 employees and growing. I am proud to continue to bring jobs into SWFL and to contribute to our local economy.Name the top three elements or practices that have been absolutely critical in the success of your business? Service, quality and timeliness. Within the context of your current marketing, promotional strategy, how do you differentiate your company from your competitors? I have always been the face, voice and reputation of Cornerstone Builders. I put myself and my family in front of the public. We are not just a name and a fancy logo. Although I never thought of it as a strategy, we also rarely, if ever, use subcontractors. People can trust our workers coming into their home. We never require a deposit and warranty everything we manufacture as long as the customer owns the home. Our customers know that I am ultimately responsible for the final product. What will you base your success on for 2018?We will continue to put our trust and faith in God. He is in charge and all of our decisions are based on what Jesus would do. Sometimes we make mistakes, but when we do, we stay with the job and make it right. The job is completed when it is done to the clients satisfaction. At our weekly Thursday morning prayer meeting, we pray for all the needs of the company. We will celebrate our 30th anniversary in Southwest Florida in 2018, a milestone that brings with it enormous pride and one we are very grateful for. What wise words would you tell young people entering the work force today? There are no shortcuts. Work hard, be honorable and learn your skill. Success at Cornerstone is when we do quality work in a professional manner, at a fair price and end the day with a fully satisfied customer. How are you responding to changes in the local economy? Clients are investing in their homes again. After significant research we now have the ability to offer our customers project financing. Clients can finance all or part of their project with options to have zero financing for 12 months or a low fixed rate for 8 or 10 years. How do you find inspiration in todays business climate? Happy, satisfied customers. A customer who refers us to a neighbor or writes a nice review truly makes my day. Quality work results in satisfied customers WHO AM I?NAME: Tony Leopardi TITLE AND COMPANY: Owner, Cornerstone Builders of Southwest Florida YEARS WITH THE COMPANY: 29 Years YEARS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA: Since 1989 NATURE OF BUSINESS: Home remodeling Hometown: Long Island, N.Y.Tony LeopardiTony LeopardiOwner, Cornerstone Builders of Southwest Florida BUILD YOUR DREAMS time to...NAPLES SHOWROOM 7700 Trail Blvd.Monday-Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm / Evening Appointments Available FORT MYERS SHOWROOM 14680 S. Tamiami TrailMonday-Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm / Evening Appointments AvailableNEW MARCO ISLAND SHOWROOM NOW OPEN! 601 E. ELKCAM CIRCLEMonday-Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm / Evening Appointments Available239-332-3020Now Open! Marco Island Showroom LICENSED AND INSURED CERTIFIED BUILDING CONTRACTOR #CBC 1253280 CORNERSTONE BUILDERS OF SW FLORIDA, INC. EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONSSINCE 1988CORNERSTONE Over 22,000 Satised Customers!


ON THE MOVE Accounting Tami Cindrich Angela Cooley Kelsey Griffin and Victoria Loyola have been named partners at Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Co., P.A. Each of the four went through an extensive three-year leadership program to join Gail Markham, Joni Norton, Karen Mosteller and Randy Wright and partners. Ms. Cindrich joined the firm in 1998 and holds a bachelors degree and a masters in accounting from the University of South Florida. Ms. Cooley joined MNMW in 2002 and also earned her bachelors degree in accounting from USF. Ms. Ms. Griffin, who started with the firm in 2006, earned bachelors degrees in accounting and management from USF and a masters degree in accounting and taxation from Florida Gulf Coast University. She is a certified fraud examiner. A certified health-care business consultant who joined MNMW in 2005, Ms. Loyola earned a bachelors degree in accounting and a masters degree in accounting and taxation from FGCU. Higher Education Joe Turner has been named director of institutional promotions and development for Florida SouthWestern State College. He is responsible for establishing and expanding community engagement and involvement with the college. This includes developing and expanding special events opportunities with local civic, social and business groups. He will also develop and manage fundraising initiatives for FSW Athletics. Mr. Turner joined FSW in 2015 as coordinator of alumni relations. He previously was the director of public relations and alumni affairs for Hodges University. He earned a bachelors degree in media arts from Wayne State University in Detroit. Advertising & Marketing Bill Turner has joined Spiro & Associates Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations and Brand Architecture as chief operating officer. His responsibilities include overseeing daily operations of the firm, its clients and staff; evaluating investments in infrastructure and talent; coordinating the development of key performance goals; collaborating on plans for growth and evolution; analyzing existing programs and policies; and ensuring all program initiatives align with the agencys core values and culture. A University of Florida graduate, Mr. Turner comes to Spiro & Associates with more than 19 years of banking experience. Most recently, he spent two years at Encore Bank as vice president of branch administration, managing sales and operations efforts of six branch offices and overseeing public relations, advertising and marketing efforts, as well as serving on the operations, technology and compliance committee.Jaimie Miller has joined CONRIC PR & Marketing as marketing director. She will focus on public relations and marketing strategy, creative events and planning, project management, client relationship management, business development and branding for CONRICs diverse client base. Originally from Minnesota, Ms. Miller holds a bachelors degree focused in public relations from Florida Gulf Coast University. Her professional experience spans multiple fields including hospitality, medical and publishing. She previously served as the marketing director for Gulfshore Life magazine and Riverchase Dermatology. She is a member of the Florida Public Relations Association and has served on its board of directors. She currently serves on the board of the Florida Gulf Coast University Alumni Association. Nonpro t Organizations Nikkie Dvorchak has joined the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce as vice president of events and development. She will manage all monthly and annual member events and philanthropic giving for the organization. Ms. Dvorchak most recently spent six years as director of events and corporate relations at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. She and her family moved to Naples in 2011 from Pittsburgh, Penn., where she earned a bachelors degree in performing arts at Point Park University. She has worked as director of placement for John Robert Powers International Acting & Modeling Company, as executive meeting manager at the Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh South and as club marketing manager with the Pittsburgh Steelers Organization. Julie Pedretti has joined the Miami Childrens Health Foundation as area director of community relations for Nicklaus Childrens Hospital in Southwest Florida. She is in charge of enhancing awareness for the specialized programs and services the hospital provides to children with complex health issues. Ms. Pedretti most recently was director of development with NCH Healthcare System in Naples and prior to that was a member of the marketing team at LeeHealth in Fort Myers. Before moving to Naples five years ago, she served for 12 years as the director of marketing and public relations for a hospital in Wisconsin. She is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is accredited by the Public Relations Society of America. She is a member of the Rotary Club of Naples, the Gulf Coast Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, the Southwest Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association and the Naples Press Club. Nicklaus Childrens collaborates locally with Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida, which is part of LeeHealth. Retail Amish Valley Products has opened in the Miromar Design Center. The shop owned by Ruth Wagler sells furniture hand-built by Amish craftsman from solid hardwoods. Amish Valley was founded 17 years ago and its American-made products are sold in furniture stores around Ohio. The Miromar Design Center location is the first company-owned store. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 BUSINESS A31 MONEY & INVESTINGTreasury note yields may signal a recession on horizonWouldnt it be great if right before there was a recession and market correction there was some flashing sign that alerted investors to the impending doom? There is such a sign in the market. Before the 1981, 1991 and 2000 recessions, and even the financial crisis of 2006, the Treasury yield curve inverted. What is an inverted yield curve and is it giving us a warning today? The Treasury yield curve is a graph of the interest rates of U.S. government debt starting with one-month Treasury bills all the way through 30-year bonds in order of maturity. A normal yield curve is upward sloping where the onemonth Treasury bill interest rate is the lowest. As the term of the debt increases, so does the rate. This should make intuitive sense as typically, investors would want to be compensated with a higher interest rate to tie up their money for a longer period of time. However, from time to time, the curve inverts. This is when longer-term debt actually has a lower interest rate than short-term debt. In other words, a 10-year Treasury note would have a lower yield than a five-year note. This occurs because investors believe that interest rates will fall dramatically in the future. So, they are willing to accept a lower 10-year yield because they believe if they buy a five-year note today, at maturity when they have to re-invest their money, rates will be so much lower that they are better off buying a 10-year slightly lower-yielding note today. And, generally speaking, lower rates are caused by the Fed pushing down rates to jumpstart the economy. When the yield curve inverts, it is the bond market anticipating that the economy is about to slow down, which will cause the Fed to lower rates to stimulate it. Which is why typically when the curve inverts, a recession is not far behind. In the last 10 years, since the start of the Great Recession when the Fed pushed short-term rates to effectively zero, the yield curve has been normal and upward sloping. Recently, however, the curve has started to flatten. Today the difference in rates between the twoyear Treasury note and 10-year note is only about .75 percent. This is the lowest level since the financial crisis. Does this mean that the yield curve is about to invert and we are heading for a recession? Analysts point out that there are unique factors affecting the curve right now. We are experiencing a time of multi-year economic growth, wealth creation and market gains, yet inflation is minimal. That keeps longterm rates low. At the same time, the Fed is unwinding its quantitative easing program, which increases the Fed funds rate, pushing short-term rates higher. Despite these circumstances, investors should keep an eye on the yield curve. Some analysts believe that the Fed is being too aggressive in pushing rates higher, which could lead to another recession. Others point out political and geopolitical risks that are underappreciated. Should the curve continue to flatten and potentially invert, this would be a huge warning sign to equity investors to lighten up their exposure and become more defensive with their portfolios. 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. TURNER MILLER TURNER DVORCHAK PEDRETTI


A32 BUSINESS WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYmovie It, said Jim Dearborn, a district sales manager for Spirit Halloween, which has pop-up stores in Port Charlotte, Fort Myers, Naples and across Palm Beach County. That stuff has just been flying off the shelves. Spirit has more than 1,300 seasonal stores in North America. Besides clowns, masks from the Saw and The Purge horror movie franchises have been popular, Mr. Dearborn said. The company also has the licensed rights to sell masks, home dcor and other items based on the Disney movie Hocus Pocus and Netflix drama Stranger Things. For retailers, the Halloween season begins in August. Hurricane Irma for some stores wiped out weeks of profit near the height of their season in September. Mr. Dearborn expected to recover in the few weeks before the holiday. Typically, the last 10 days of Halloween is when you do over 60 percent of your business for the entire year, he said. They always say Halloweens a business that in a good economy does really great and even in a bad year if its a bad year people are looking for ways to escape a little bit and have a little bit of fun and forget what their problems are. Since the hurricane, sales have been brisk at some shops, suggesting people are making up for lost shopping time. (Irma) killed our whole month of September, which is usually one of our busiest months, said Crissy Barchers, owner of Red Headed Witches, a year-round costume and accessories shop located in an old funeral home in Cape Coral. But during the first week in October, her sales were up 35 percent. This year, Steampunk-inspired costumes have been in fashion, she said, along with a versatile gothic look which can be parlayed into any number of characters such as vampires, dark angels and sorcerers. While her store carries a full range of costumes, masks and other accessories for any age, it specializes in boutique items that could satisfy even serious Cosplayers. She also employs a makeup artist who can help customers achieve a frightening level of gory detail. (Reservations recommended.) You can really take your costume to the next level, said Ms. Barchers, who opened her shop five years ago. In West Palm Beach, RIP Halloween Costumes is a seasonal pop-up store under a big tent alongside the related Mr. Jack O Lanterns Pumpkin Patch. Its the first year for RIP, which is owned by Scott Sanchez and Brandon Helfer. They also run a seasonal Christmas shop and spend part of the year in Los Angeles. In addition to a wide array of masks, costumes, accessories and pumpkins, RIP and the Pumpkin Patch offer a pumpkin slide, pumpkin bowling, a ring toss and a petting zoo with goats, baby chickens and bunnies. The parents will be shopping for some Halloween costumes and the kids are playing, Mr. Sanchez said. Its nice. Besides clown and Trump masks, other popular characters this year include Wonder Woman, Transformers and Marvel superheroes, Mr. Sanchez said. The items are available on the stores website as well. While RIP is one of the latest costume shops to open in South Florida, Masquerade & Balloons Galore is one of the oldest. It has a 6,000-square-foot showroom in Naples and an 1,800-square-foot shop in North Fort Myers. Masquerade has been run by the Baier family for nearly 25 years and is open year-round, offering upscale holiday home decorating in the months after Halloween. In addition to a full line of retail items, accessories and props, Masquerade specializes in rental costumes with about 11,000 options. From Angels to Zorro and everything in between, said owner Rodney Baier, who runs Masquerade with his wife Barbara and daughter Bethany. Full-scale Kermit the Frog, Super Mario and numerous other heads you might recognize wait for rental on the top shelves of the North Fort Myers location. Besides clowns and robots, at Masquerade whats old is new again. The 0s have been popular again, Mr. Baier said. The gangster and flapper dresses. Besides dedicated costume shops, thrift stores are great destinations for do-ityourself creations. Goodwills retail stores across the country specialize in Halloween costumes. The stores arrange their used clothing in costume categories along with brandnew seasonal products such as makeup or wigs to make Goodwill stores a one-stop shop for the holiday, said John Nadeau, vice president of operations for Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida. Halloween trends this year for Goodwill include funny, simple (and) iconic costumes, a spokesperson said, while sexy, political (and) gory costumes have fallen in popularity. Goodwill aims to compete with chain and big-box stores such as Target or Spirit. Mr. Nadeau begins preparing for Halloween nearly a year in advance, attending trade shows and figuring out what new accessory items to stock for popular costumes such as this years clown favorite, and other tried-and-true costumes such as police officers and cowboys. He argues that purchasing real, discount clothes at Goodwill is a better value than packaged costumes at stores such as Target. Lets say you wanted to be a police woman, wed sell you a real blue skirt and a real white blouse and then the accessories for the badge or police club or hat, he said. We think we offer you a lot better value and options than shopping at a costume store. You could also just skip shopping for Halloween. Thats what Cape Coral resident John Karcher, 66, did when he was a kid. Mr. Karcher, who is running for city council in the Cape, had stopped in to Masquerade last week to rent an Uncle Sam costume for a Republican party meeting. When he was growing up in Louisville, Ky., his outfits were simpler. I just usually put on a dirty old T-shirt and carried a stick with a hobo bag, he said. GALOREFrom page 29 EVAN WILLIAMS / FLORIDA WEEKLY Crissy Barchers, owner of Red Headed Witches shop in Cape Coral, says her stores makeup artist can help customers with their looks.EVAN WILLIAMS / FLORIDA WEEKLY Rodney Baier, owner of Masquerade & Balloons Galore, which has locations in North Fort Myers and Naples. COURTESY PHOTOSGoodwill Industries of Southwest Florida is a Halloween source for a variety of costumes this year.From Angels to Zorro and everything in between ... The s have been popular again. The gangster and flapper dresses. Rodney Baier, owner of Masquerade with his wife Barbara and daughter Bethany


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 BUSINESS A33 What is the most significant change youve seen in your industry over the last year?Innovations in the non-invasive and minimally invasive cosmetic space are making services and procedures safer, more effective and more comfortable than ever.What improvements, innovations or changes do you foresee in your industry?Look for improved modalities in skin rejuvenation, body contouring, feminine rejuvenation, hair restoration and topicals. You can count on Aesthetic Treatment Centers to always bring you the best of these options that are available in the market.Name the top three elements or practices that have been absolutely critical in the success of your business?Integrity, customer service and innovation in medical technology.Whats your superpower?My superpower is the ability to focus on people. Its been said before, no one cares how much you know until they know how much you care.How is social media impacting your industry or business this year? Whats in store for 2018?Social media is critical! We are a visual industry and as they say, a picture is worth a thousand words. We rely heavily on two amazing business partners to get our message out and keep our clients informed of our very fun events and new services. We could not do it without Batya Maman of Social Connect, LLC and Melisa Tropeano of MTL Communications.Facebook? Twitter? Etc., www.atcnaples.comWhat will you base your success on for 2018?We are working with industry leaders to bring the highest standards in the industry to a national brand. We have been traveling around the country meeting with business leaders who are interested in joining us, we expect expansive growth in the coming year.How are you using technology to improve your business?We are working with Symplast, a leader in the industry, to bring the best of technology to medical supervision, automation of office functions and quality patient communication.How are you growing and developing your employee skills?None of this would be possible without our amazing team! Micaela Acres and Lauren Rigor are the backbone of our Naples office and they have a rare combination of compassion and technical excellence. We contract with Dr. Potter to provide injectables and platelet rich plasma procedures. We are fortunate to have Dr. Gregory Leach as our medical director. We have extensive inhouse training as well as outside training through our business partners. We are working with professionals at the forefront of medical aesthetics to develop a national training program for nurse practitioners, physicians assistants and aestheticians that we expect to have a huge national impact.How are you recruiting new talent into your organization?Happy and productive employees are the best resource in hiring. Birds of a feather do tend to flock together!How do you find inspiration in todays business climate?It is always that tribe of amazing business women in Naples and throughout the country who inspire me and keep me going. I am blessed beyond belief to have these women in my corner. I am particularly impressed with the entreuprenurial spirit of the next generation of female business leaders who are making things happen in a world where the security of a corporate career is much less stable. I am extremely inspired by my daughter Sophia, who is getting a degree in business management from the University of Central Florida but is taking her future in her own hands with the successful Raw Entrepreneurs Podcast and is working with a group of young business leaders who started Core Sports and are becoming the leaders in youth recreational sports training in the Orlando area.Who is a mentor to you within your industry?Charles Hallberg, our founder and CEO, has been a wonderful mentor over the past year. He was the founder and CEO of Member Health, a leader in the discount pharmacy industry which rose to a multi-billion dollar company. He was a pioneer in the start-up industry long before that was cool. A little over a year ago, a mutual business associate brought us together. He had a great idea with Aesthetic Treatment Centers but the business lacked leadership with experience in the med-spa industry and was not on the right path. He didnt sugar coat the gravity of the state that the business was in, however, we formed an instant connection that centered around a desire to bring the best standard of care, customer service, technology and integrity to the industry. The mission was to turn the business around without additional investment. It has most certainly been a challenge and he has been there with not only sage advice, but has always recognized and celebrated our victories along the way. We are now moving in the right direction and partnering with the right people to develop a strong national brand.What wise words would you tell young people entering the work force today?Figure out what youre passionate about and work 10 times harder at it than your competitors are willing to. Think outside the box. Offering integrity, customer service and medical innovationsMindy DiPietroMindy DiPietro Chief operating of cer, Aesthetic Treatment Centers WHO AM I?NAME: Mindy DiPietro TITLE AND COMPANY: Chief operating officer, Aesthetic Treatment Centers YEARS WITH THE COMPANY: 1 YEARS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA: 29 NATURE OF BUSINESS: Medical Spa EDUCATION: Bachelors degree from the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire; licensed aesthetician HOMETOWN: Bayfield, Wisc. INJECTABLES & FILLERS VAGINAL REJUVENATIONANTI-AGING FACIALS FAT REDUCTION & SKIN TIGHTENINGAesthetic Treatment Centers (ATC) is the leading aesthetic Medspa in Southwest Florida. We specialize in noninvasive and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures such as injectables that diminish wrinkles and add volume, fat reduction and skin tightening and feminine rejuvenation. We take great pride in providing the best quality of customer service with the latest, most innovative and effective technology.A More Confident You Is A More Beautiful You Call us today to schedule your appointment (239) 322-3790 We are proud to provide the following brands:Aesthetic Treatment Centers in the Advance Medical Building Located at 720 Goodlette-Frank Rd. Suite 300


A34 BUSINESS WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY TIM GIBBONS / FLORIDA WEEKLY NETWORKINGMiromar Development Corp. model home tour for Realtors at Miromar Lakes 1. Lee Wilson and Jennifer Lofstrand 2. Jeff Columbia and Kimberly Columbia 3. Lynn Morrison and Scott Morrison 4. Guy R. Smith 5. Kelly Luck and Yvonne Barillas 6. Rolph Guzzo, Cecilia Sculthorpe and Jean McGarth 7. Marie Pimm and Beth James 8. Liz Ivanovich, Jeff Garard and Chris Paight 9. Hedy Gelin and Eloisa Gemme 10. Mike Hofer 11. Maria Munoz and Bianca RobinsonFlorida 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@ 1 6 2 7 3 8 4 9 5 10 11


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Naples TOP 1 % Our Experience Counts. Our Expertise Sells. luxeexclusivelyFrom Port Royal to Bonita Beach, The Bua Bell Group serves the Luxury Market. Were Local, Were Global! | Emily K. Bua 239.659.6115 or Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Traditions at Grey Oaks $1.390 M 2289 Residence Circle Padova at Mediterra $3.450 M 15179 Brolio Way House Hunting4021 Gulf Shore Blvd. N.,The BrittanyThis beachfront beauty encompasses more than 3,000 square feet and has three bedrooms, den and morning room and four full baths, all with neutral backgrounds. The generous screened lanai faces the Gulf of Mexico, and a large open terrace faces the bay to capture extraordinary sunrise and sunset views. The Brittany is a gated Park Shore condominium in a resort-like setting adjacent to the Promenade. The building has four guest suites, a library, card room, health club, swimming pool and tennis courts, all just steps to the beach and a short stroll to the shops and restaurants of Venetian Village. Cheryl Turner of John R. Wood Properties has the listing for $2,795,000. To arrange a showing or for more information, call 250-3311, email or visit www.cherylturner. com. WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 | B1WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COMCOASTAL REAL ESTATE GUIDENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY SEE IRMA, B20 COURTESY PHOTOS As expected, home sales took a hit from Irma SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYHome sales across much of the Sunshine State took a big hit in September from Hurricane Irma. The impact from Hurricane Irma was wide-ranging across Florida, though the devastation and damage was certainly greater in some areas, such as the Keys and in Naples, said 2017 Florida Realtors President Maria Wells, broker-owner with Lifestyle Realty Group in Stuart. But there were other consequences from Irma that disrupted the states economy and housing market as people took needed time for hurricane preparations and one of the largest evacuations in Floridas history, she added. Once Irma passed over the state, it took days or even longer to restore power to many areas, residents had to return from evacuations, and there was still debris cleanup, insurance claims and other issues to handle in the hurricanes aftermath. Its not surprising that Hurricane Irma had a negative impact on existing home and condominium sales across most local markets in September. Thats a normal occurrence after a hurricane, Ms. Wells said. To understand housing market conditions in their area, especially in times like this, consumers should work with a local real estate professional who can guide them through the complicated process of buying or selling a home, she added. According to Florida Realtors, single-family sales statewide were down 20.4 percent compared to September 2016. The statewide median sales price for single-family existing homes last month was $239,900, up 7.6 percent from the previous year, according to data from the Florida Realtors research department in partnership with local Realtor boards/associations. The statewide median price for townhouse-condo properties in September was $173,000, up 8.1 percent


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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 REAL ESTATE B3 Dante DiSabato Follow me on: 1461 Anhinga Pointe LISTED AT $3,895,000 489 1st Ave South LISTED AT $4,175,000 192 Monterey Drive LISTED AT $725,0000Broker Associate 489 1st Ave South LISTED AT $4,175,000 o Br REAL ESTATE MORTGAGE INSURANCEWilliam Raveis Real Estate 720 5th Ave., Naples, FL 34102 Cell: 239.537.5351 DanteDiSabato.raveis.comLISTED AT $6,250,000 704 MORAYA BAY 704 MORAYA BAYBuilding 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 Solutions 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 436-6100 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.


B4 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYKalea Bays first tower nears selloutSales strong in Tower 2 The first residential tower at Kalea Bay, the gated, resortlifestyle, high-rise community located on Vanderbilt Drive in North Naples, is 90 percent sold. Of the 120 residences in the 22-story tower, only 12 remain. The approaching sellout of Tower 1 and the overwhelming response from our buyers prompted us to release Tower 2 earlier this year, stated Inga Lodge, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Kalea Bay. Currently, the number of residences already under contract in the 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. Six floor plans are available in Tower 2. Residences 1 and 6 are 3-bedroom plus den/3.5 bath plans with 3,704 total square feet. Residences 2 and 5, with 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, have 3,791 total square feet. Residences 3 and 4 are 4-bedroom/4.5-bath plans also with 3,791 total square feet. Residents will revel in Gulf views, open floor plans, a private elevator leading directly into their residence and wood floors throughout, said Lodge. The custom kitchens have Wolf and SubZero appliances, a natural gas range, luxury cabinetry, quartz countertops, a Butlers pantry and oversized island, all of which are standard features. Our floor plans have an open design we call lifestyle designs that blends the kitchen seamlessly into the living and dining rooms, perfect for the way people live today, said Lodge. The master bedroom includes an oversized walk-in closet while the master bath has his and hers vanities, quartz countertops, luxury cabinetry, a soaking tub and separate glass-enclosed shower. All master suites, kitchens and main living areas have direct views to the water and preserve. They are perfect vantage points to watch our spectacular sunsets, Lodge said. Additional residential features include floor-to-ceiling windows and doors that open to large lanais with transparent glass rails. We take our outdoor living as seriously as our indoor living with oversized lanais on every residence, said Lodge. High-tech wiring and fully equipped laundry rooms round out the list of features, she noted. Dramatic views are available to every homeowner, no matter which floor they live on as the towers amenities are located on the rooftop including the sky lounge, a dramatic pool and the openair fitness center. From the rooftop, residents can enjoy daily views of the Gulf of Mexico, the nature preserves and two beaches ranked among the best in the United States. Prices at Kalea Bay begin at $1.3 million in Tower 1 and $1.4 million in Tower 2. In addition to the rooftop amenities, the residents of Kalea Bay will also enjoy the communitys clubhouse area, which is also under construction and due to be completed when the first residents move into their new homes. The clubhouse area will be the social and recreational centerpiece of the community, said Lodge. Kalea Bays 88,000-square-foot clubhouse is located on the north side of the large lake at the communitys entrance. It will feature three individual pools, including a resort pool, an adults-only pool and a childrens pool, plus an expansive pool deck, a poolside bistro, open-air bar, an indoor/outdoor restaurant, a sundries shop, and a state-of-theart fitness center. All three pools will overlook the lake and provide a multitude of recreational options for everyone who lives and visits here, said Lodge. Expansive sun decks with lounge chairs and native, tropical plants will separate each of the three pools for the ultimate in privacy. If basking in the sun or taking a refreshing dip in the pool isnt on a residents schedule, perhaps meeting friends for lunch, dinner or drinks is. What better way to celebrate the good life in Florida than meeting family and friends for drinks while watching the sun set over the Gulf of Mexico, said Lodge. This is what living in Florida is supposed to be. Adjacent to the clubhouse is the tennis pavilion with Har-Tru tennis courts, as well as pickleball courts, and 24 guest suites to accommodate overnight guests and family members. Having that number of guest suites is unusual for a luxury high-rise community, but its an amenity our residents are excited about especially when they have extended family visiting, said Lodge. The Club at Kalea Bay will be in excellent hands when it opens. Thats because Stephen G. Jones, CCM, has been hired as the Clubs General Manager. Jones is a Certified General Manager, one of only 1,200 in the country. Kalea Bays Inga Lodge and Lori Pheasant are also among the best in their industry. During the recent Sand Dollar Awards, sponsored by the Collier Building Industry Association, Lodge was named the Sales Manager of the Year and Pheasant took home the Sales Person of the Year award. The three furnished models at Kalea Bay, which are located in Tower 1, also received several prestigious Sand Dollar Awards in a multitude of categories including, two for Interior Design of the Year and two for Best Specialty feature. One of the models also won in the category Best Closet Design. For more information regarding Kalea Bay visit the onsite sales center. Due to bridge closings in the North Naples area, take US 41 to Wiggins Pass Road, then right on Vanderbilt Drive, twotenths of a mile. Additional information is available by calling (239) 793-0110 or online at Top: Kalea Bay residences have very open floor plans. Above Left: All master bedrooms offer views of the Gulf of Mexico. Kalea Bays 88,000-square-foot clubhouse features three separate pools. Above: The first tower at Kalea Bay is slated to be completed in November. Left: Kalea Bays Tower 1 and Tower 2 were designed with rooftop amenities, including a sky lounge, spectacular pool and open-air fitness center. ADVERTORIAL op:KaleaBayresidenceshaveveryopenfloorplansAboveLeft: To A 8 8 T L e a fi To


BROKER PARTICIPATION WELCOMED. ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS REFERENCE SHOULD BE MADE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. NOT AN OFFERING WHERE PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW. PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. FLStockDevelopment Theres only one Lely Resort. The most awarded luxury community, with a record-setting 8th win as Community of the Year, with the most enviable lifestyle in Naples. Revel in the three championship golf courses, world-class tennis, and four spectacular clubhousesincluding the award-winning Players Club & Spa, the vibrant heart of the community. Visit Lely Resort and discover our collection of luxurious coach homes by Stock Signature Homes in the TASORI and SIGNATURE CLUB neighborhoods, offering unmatched craftsmanship and timeless design, with many ready for immediate move-in.Visit our Sales Center today: Monday-Saturday: 9a.m.-5p.m., Sunday: 11a.m.-5p.m. Signature Club: 8038 Signature Club Circle, Bldg. 8-102, Naples, Florida 34113Lely Resort Realty, LLC, Exclusive Sales Agent, Licensed Real Estate Brokerwww. LELY-RESORT .com239.793.2100FROM THE $300S Limited Opportunities. Unlimited Lifestyle. 2017 Community of the Year. TASORI TASORI Coach Homes SIGNATURE CLUBCAPRI IN LAKOYASAN REMO III IN LAKOYA SIGNATURE CLUB Coach HomesWENTWORTH 2/2.5 2,091 SF was $524,090 NOW $439,090 ST ANDREWS 3/3.5 2,743 SF was $689,875 NOW $594,875 ST ANDREWS 3/3.5 2,743 SF was $666,755 NOW $576,755 LAKOYA only 5 homes remain!NAPOLI 2/2 1,855 SF was $484,260 NOW $444,260 ARVANITA 3/2 1,916 SF was $484,950 NOW $444,950 CAPRI 3/2 2,107 SF was $501,350 NOW $461,350 SAN REMO III 2/2 1,809 SF was $693,685 NOW $618,685 SAN REMO III 2/2 1,809 SF was $709,655 NOW $634,655 TIVOLI III 3/3 2,062 SF was $725,790 NOW $644,990 VENICE B 2/2.5 2,230 SF was $413,100 NOW $344,990 VENICE B 2/2.5 2,230 SF was $447,180 NOW $382,180 SAN MARCO B 3/3 2,919 SF was $474,760 NOW $409,760 VENICE B 2/2.5 2,230 SF was $433,175 NOW $418,175 SAN MARCO B 3/3 2,919 SF was $499,385 NOW $434,385 VENICE B furnished 2/2.5 2,230 SF was $509,990 NOW $454,990SIGNATURE CLUB Coach HomesWENTWORTH 2/2.5 2,091 SF was $472,990 NOW $417,990 WENTWORTH 2/2.5 2,091 SF was $485,675 NOW $425,675 WENTWORTH 2/2.5 2,091 SF was $521,710 NOW $436,710 SOLD SOLD PENDING SOLD


B6 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYMove-in ready homes available at special pricing in Kinross at TwinEaglesSix completed and 14 soon to be completed unfurnished, move-in ready residences by Lennar Corporation are now available in TwinEagles Kinross neighborhood with buyer incentives valued at up to $20,000. Four buildable home sites measuring 52-feet wide and 145feet deep or deeper are also available. Kinross presents a final opportunity to purchase a newly constructed singlefamily home in TwinEagles at a price point under $600,000. Two furnished models not released for sale are open for viewing. Kinross features six floor plans ranging from 1,850 to 2,828 square feet under air. Pricing for the six completed unfurnished residences includes a heated pool and spa; a caged lanai with an 8-foot extension; a pavered pool deck, lanai, and driveway; an outdoor kitchen with a refrigerator; a wood ceiling treatment on the lanai; upgraded cabinetry and granite countertops throughout the home, impact resistant glass, crown moldings in the living areas and owners bedroom; and numerous other features and upgrades. The move-in ready homes showcase Lennars Maria, Angelina, Victoria, and Isabella floor plans. The 2,247 square feet Maria plan includes a great room and island kitchen, a dining area, three bedrooms, a den or fourth bedroom, three full baths, a covered lanai off the great room and owners bedroom, and a two-car garage. A furnished Maria model showcases an interior by Baers Furnitures Janet Graham, ASID. Her design blends contemporary flair with traditional straight lines. The color palette includes muted grays with fabrics that blend creams and aquas. Flooring throughout the living areas is 20 x 20-inch neutral porcelain tile. Espresso wood flooring in the Maria models den blends with an espresso-toned built-in topped with a gray granite counter that provides cabinetry, shelves, and a 42-inch space for a television. A hallway sweeps past the den to a space that combines the dining area, great room and kitchen. In the dining area, a glass-topped table seats eight. In the great room, a builtin console in an espresso finish provides space for media equipment while establishing the base for a television. In the kitchen, extensive perimeter cabinetry features a creamy linen finish with raised panel doors. The countertop is granite with swirling splashes of grays and creams. The same material is used for a 4-inch backsplash. An extensive island provides ample space for food preparation and offers a casual gathering area. On the lanai, a lounging area includes two chaises lounges in the dark espresso finish with aqua cushions. The outdoor kitchen features cabinetry with a built-in grill. The countertop is executed in granite with a decorative backsplash. A soft color palette of silver, gold, cream, and blue bathes the owners bedroom in a serene and tranquil atmosphere. The ceiling showcases extensive molding work with additional trim detailing on the walls. The king-sized bed features a built-in fully-upholstered headboard. In the owners bathroom, the vanity cabinetry and granite match the kitchen while porcelain tile extends along the tub deck and into the shower. Lennars Angelina floor plan offers 2,061 square feet with a great room, island kitchen, formal dining room, two bedrooms, a den or third bedroom, two full baths, and a two-car garage. The great room and owners bedroom open to a covered lanai. Ceiling details are featured in the great room, dining room, and owners bedroom. An Angelina model open for viewing showcases an interior by Robb & Stuckys Tricia Lynch and Cynthia Bradford, ASID. Their neutral color palette includes whites, creams, and beige with splashes of blue. Flooring throughout the living areas is beige 20 x 20-inch porcelain tile while the den features hardwood and the bedrooms are carpeted. A built-in in the Angelina models dining room provides an attractive shelving unit. A 60-inch round dining table with a glass top and wood base adds an air of sophistication. Hand-scraped espresso hardwood flooring in the den is offset by beige walls. A table-style desk is paired with an upholstered desk chair. A ceiling detail displays a diamond shape within a scalloped square. A built-in in the great room functions as the entertainment center while providing storage and display space. The kitchens island provides a gathering spot with four stools in dark wood and upholstered seats. Granite counters throughout feature mellow gold tones. The covered lanais summer kitchen features cabinetry and countertops matching the kitchen. A dining area includes a table in a driftwood tone paired with six chairs in a wicker finish. The bed in the owners bedroom showcases a headboard, footboard and side rails upholstered in a textured neutral fabric. Behind the nightstands, wall details suggest the look of paneled shutters. Creamy beige porcelain tile is reintroduced in the owners bath. Above the bathtub, a horizontal glass tile listello provides a subtle highlight. Lennar has included a two-car courtyard garage with its Victoria floor plan. The 1,850 square feet under air plan offers a great room and island kitchen, two bedrooms, a den, two baths, and a covered lanai. The 2,246 square feet under air Isabella great room plan includes three bedrooms and a den or fourth bedroom, two full baths, a formal dining area, an island kitchen with a raised bar and bar seating and a lanai with an outdoor kitchen, as well as dining and conversation areas. Ronto is also developing Naples Square in downtown Naples, the Seaglass high-rise tower within Bonita Bay, and Orange Blossom. A new project located on Central Avenue in downtown Naples is in development. Visit the TwinEagles Sales Center at 11330 TwinEagles Boulevard, or visit TwinEagles online at Above: Lennar Corporations Maria model is one of two furnished model residences open for viewing in TwinEagles new Kinross neighborhood. Completed unfurnished, move-in ready residences are available. Left: The perimeter cabinetry in the Maria models kitchen features a creamy linen finish with raised panel doors. The countertop is executed in a granite with splashes of grays and creams. Below: Lennars Angelina model in Kinross at TwinEagles is open for viewing and showcases an interior by Robb & Stuckys Tricia Lynch and Cynthia Bradford, ASID. ADVERTORIAL A is op ne m Le M li n co sp Le at sh Tr


THE LUTGERT COMPANIES Each oce is independently owned and operated.The Lutgert Companies invites you to a SNEAK PEEK MODEL HOME SHOWCASE Debuting four designer model residencesJOIN US, as Mercato celebrates the Naples International Film Festival, for an exclusive viewing of luxury residences with easy pedestrian access to Mercatos amenities. Sothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity. FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY Clive Daniel designer models sold fully furnished at no additional cost. 239.594 Sunday, October 29th 1 4 p.m. Enter the model tour at the community gate 9149 Mercato Way, Naples, FL 34108FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL OR VISIT


1 2PARK SHORE Aria #1001 Amy Becker/Leah Ritchey 239.272.3229 Web ID 217062561 $3,749,000 PARK SHORE 615 Fountainhead Lane Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216047285 $2,795,000 PARK SHORE Le Ciel Park Tower #204 Susan Barton 239.860.1412 Web ID 217025293 $3,195,0001 2 3 PORT ROYAL 4 3 52080 Gordon Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217017299 $3,995,000 2680 Lantern Lane Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 Web ID BROC092217IHE $4,000,000 3575 Gordon Drive William Callahan 239.272.5756 Web ID 217010685 $7,995,000 1212 Spyglass Lane Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 217004127 $10,900,000 3530 Fort Charles Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217041514 $5,250,0001 2 3 4 5584 Banyan Boulevard Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID YADU060117IHE $3,300,000 Executive Club #213 James Bates 239.961.3973 Web ID 217063148 $615,000 St. Croix Club #604 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 217053114 $799,000 Admiralty Point #203 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217025337 $1,588,000 Royal Palm Club #507 Ryan Nordyke 239.776.9390 Web ID 216032028 $730,0001 2 3 4 5 1 3 4 5 2 THE MOORINGS // COQUINA SANDS #35on the REAL Trends 500 by sales volume, 2017NATIONALLY RANKEDFEATURED LISTINGS 2 3 1Countryside Josephine Trotter


403 Neapolitan Way Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216015935 $3,650,000 610 6th Avenue North Deb Welch 239.293.5294 Web ID 215065632 $2,995,000 4215 Crayton Road Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217055856 $6,750,000 95 12th Avenue South Susan Barton 239.860.1412 Web ID 217056511 $3,300,000 Monaco Beach Club #B-303 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 216070271 $2,295,000 2211 South Winds Drive James Bates 239.961.3973 Web ID 217061537 $9,975,000 7012 Rue De Marquis Jane Darling 239.290.3112 Web ID PALA042717IHE $1,775,000 Trieste #1404 Frank Pezzuti 239.216.2445 Web ID 216068980 $2,695,000 Park Shore Tower #5A Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 Web ID 217019583 $1,495,000 531 8th Avenue South Linda Piatt 239.269.2322 Web ID 217014475 $3,495,000 501 Bay Villas Lane Melinda Gunther 239.297.2155 Web ID 217062209 $1,010,000 Le Parc PH 301 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217038361 $6,950,000 629 Gulf Shore Boulevard North James Bates 239.961.3973 Web ID STRA081117IHE $6,995,000 Park Shore Landings #2-231 Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 Web ID 217029393 $695,000 Garden Court #291B Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 Web ID 217062878 $395,000 Gulfside #404 Sandra McCarthy-Meeks 239.287.7921 Web ID 217010669 $695,000 555 on Fifth #201 Tatyana Sallee 239.293.5017 Web ID 217062586 $1,200,000 Brittany #801 Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.261.6200 Web ID 217026656 $3,000,000 505 on Fifth #204 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217052912 $2,595,000 Cannes #4-201 Jane Darling 239.290.3112 Web ID 216065315 $1,695,000 Marbella #203 Frank Duggan 239.734.0397 Web ID 217018176 $1,399,000 Mystique #303 Jennifer Urness 239.598.9900 Web ID 216028811 $3,400,000 Breakwater #4-102 Vickie Larscheid 239.250.5041 Web ID 217015208 $669,000 Sanctuary #123 Kelly Kent 239.250.5480 Web ID 217031433 $585,000 San Marino #201B Jon Peter Vollmer 239.250.9414 Web ID 217006660 $699,000 Mansion La Palma #203 Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 Web ID 216016653 $1,199,000 8755 Muireld Drive Terri Moellers 239.213.7344 Web ID 216029474 $1,510,000 2337 Cheshire Lane Terri Moellers 239.213.7344 Web ID 217062955 $1,250,000 8121 Via Vecchia Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 Web ID 216073048 $5,995,000 1286 Waggle Way Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973 Web ID 217009397 $6,450,000 8707 Purslane Drive Terri Moellers 239.213.7344 Web ID 216058333 $1,775,000 Ravenna #7-201 Randy Lichtman 239.272.0300 Web ID 217061582 $519,000 Biltmore #1502 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 216013177 $3,895,000 PARK SHORE OLD NAPLES AQUALANE SHORES ROYAL HARBOR PELICAN BAY BAY COLONY PELICAN MARSH ESTATES AT BAY COLONY YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH


7694 Hutchinson Court Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 217063243 $989,000 2135 Torino Way Jutta V. Lopez/Al Lopez 239.659.5113 Web ID 217041060 $1,300,000 211 Cheshire Way Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 217060982 $2,395,000 6681 Sandalwood Lane Kathryn Tout 239.250.3583 Web ID 217046510 $1,439,000 6426 Vivaldi Court Craig Jones 239.825.6857 Web ID 217026062 $898,000 1280 10th Avenue North Melinda Gunther 239.297.2155 Web ID 217045831 $829,000 6570 Daniels Road Christian Cazares 239.963.7873 Web ID GADD102017IHE $4,500,000 7839 Martino Circle Kathryn Tout 239.250.3583 Web ID 217046530 $599,000 423 San Juan Avenue Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217044357 $1,095,000 4936 Rustic Oaks Circle Tom Oaster 239.595.1275 Web ID 217044337 $799,000 Naples Square #117 Tom Gasbarro 239.404.4883 Web ID 217035698 $1,950,000 15985 Delarosa Lane James Bates 239.961.3973 Web ID 217060547 $659,000 Residences III #303 Suzanne Ring 239.821.7550 Web ID 216076993 $999,000 2854 Lone Pine Lane Lynn Applebaum 239.776.5055 Web ID 217036782 $599,000 8115 Costa Brava Court Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 217054799 $945,000 1377 Great Egret Trail Sonya Shaheen 239.877.2797 Web ID BOUC062617IHE $4,100,000 349 Wimbledon Lane Rebecca Sinatra 239.227.8556 Web ID 217045134 $549,000 620 Lambton Lane Tess/Tom McCarthy 239.207.0118 Web ID 217063572 $359,900 Avellino Isles #102 Joanne MacLeod 239.272.7679 Web ID 217061294 $565,000 3765 Baldwin Lane Monica Rawn 239.272.3468 Web ID 217062056 $459,900 221 29th Street SW Jari Philson 239.331.0294 Web ID 217047964 $565,000 1234 Gordon River Trail Melissa Williams 239.248.7238 Web ID 214000494 $6,995,000 1829 Plumbago Lane Sonya Shaheen 239.877.2797 Web ID 216006475 $2,100,000 Terra Verde #2392 Jutta V. Lopez/Al Lopez 239.659.5113 Web ID 217033196 $860,000 Aqua #903 Jessica Whien 239.450.8281 Web ID 217063759 $3,175,000 Traditions #202 Sheila Lytle 239.293.5040 Web ID 217029476 $1,250,000 28921 Cavell Terrace Linda Richards Malone 239.595.9595 Web ID 217054067 $6,895,000 2970 Tiburon Boulevard East Julie Rembos 239.595.1809 Web ID 217032794 $1,995,000 The Strada #5217 Sandra McCarthy-Meeks 239.287.7921 Web ID 217052811 $849,900 799 92nd Avenue North Agnes Zak 239.287.8036 Web ID 217055908 $595,000 15914 Los Olivos Lane Blake Owen 239.273.3117 Web ID 217063555 $699,000 The Strada #7302 Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web ID 215072872 $1,249,000 Cove Towers | Caribe #1002 Tatyana Sallee 239.293.5017 Web ID LARS081517IHE $725,000 Residences II #1001 Amy Atherholt 239.860.2167 Web ID 217054086 $1,575,000 GREY OAKS NORTH NAPLES NAPLES & SURROUNDS #35on the REAL Trends 500 by sales volume, 2017NATIONALLY RANKED


1780 Devon Court Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 217055194 $4,800,000 Royal Marco Point #308 Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 217063451 $669,500 1381 Caxambas Court Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 217017725 $3,500,000 Plantation #803 Cullen Shaughnessy 239.248.3978 Web ID 217026269 $749,000 376 Leatherfern Lane Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 217003563 $749,000 468 Barcelona Court Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 217058417 $350,000 Gulfview #1907 Vince Colace 239.260.3333 Web ID 217063345 $565,000 577 Seagrape Drive Helga Wetzold 239.821.6905 Web ID 217064106 $749,000 1631 Begonia Court Vince Colace 239.260.3333 Web ID 217005489 $1,299,900 1540 Caxambas Court Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216074089 $1,650,000 132 Shorecrest Court Lori Holland 239.404.7070 Web ID 217005387 $1,164,000 Dunnfoire #201 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217004548 $1,195,000 1150 Ludlam Court Paul Strong 239.404.3280 Web ID 217030159 $895,000 3337 Runaway Lane Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217038367 $1,400,000 3244 Tavolara Lane ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 217041160 $1,299,990 9314 Chiasso Cove Court Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217025129 $820,000 8540 Mallards Way Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217014597 $540,000 2866 Aviamar Circle Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217045381 $525,000 Cascada #201 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217044560 $399,900 9329 Campanile Circle Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217042666 $759,000 8944 Cherry Oaks Trail Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217038353 $519,000 MARCO ISLAND FIDDLERS CREEK YOUR LOCALLY OWNED PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH 3554 Beaufort Court Ann Marie Shimer 239.825.9020 Web ID 217012957 $465,000 10351 Quail Crown Drive Michael/Donna Ricci 239.896.7104 Web ID 217054140 $359,000 2764 Orange Grove Trail Charlina McGee 239.770.1911 Web ID 217033017 $370,000 10378 Quail Crown Drive Erik David Barber 323.513.6391 Web ID 217023987 $495,900 7235 Acorn Way Linda Scaglia 239.206.0169 Web ID 217056027 $519,000 Le Dauphin #104 Ryan Batey 239.287.9159 Web ID 217022373 $1,999,000 Moraya Bay #808 Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.261.6200 Web ID 217000892 $5,495,000 790 Reef Point Circle Jon Peter Vollmer 239.250.9414 Web ID 217038364 $559,000 Vanderbilt Surf Colony #305 Joanne MacLeod 239.272.7679 Web ID 216057609 $499,000 VANDERBILT BEACH MORE THAN 21,000 ASSOCIATES | APPROXIMATELY 900 OFFICES WORLDWIDE MORE THAN 68 COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES GLOBALLY | OVER 40 PREMIER SOTHEBYS INTERNATIONAL REALTY LOCATIONSSothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity. Property information herein is derived from various sources including, but not limited to, county records and multiple listing services, and may include approximations. Al l information is deemed accurate and neither suggests nor infers that Premier Sothebys International Realty participated as either the listing or cooperating agent or broker in the sale or purchase of the properties depicted. *Real Trends 500, 2017 to p U.S. residential sellers by volume. Countryside by Josephine Trotter used with permission.FIFTH AVENUE | 239.434.8770CENTRAL NAPLES | 239.659.0099DEVELOPMENT SERVICES | 239.403.2200HARBOUR POINT | 239.213.7373MERCATO SALES CENTER | 239.594.9400BONITA SPRINGS | 239.948.4000MARCO ISLAND | 239.642.2222VANDERBILT | 239.594.9494ESTUARY | 239.261.3148THE VILLAGE | 239.261.6161SANIBEL | 239.472.2735CAPTIVA | 239.395.5847GREY OAKS | 239.262.5557BROAD AVENUE | 239.434.2424RENTAL DIVISION | 239.262.4242MYSTIQUE AT PELICAN BAY | 239.598.9900


B12 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYAve Maria named Community of the Year Ave Maria has been awarded Community of the Year in Collier County for its third consecutive year. Ave Maria offers more than 40 floor plans ranging from 2 to 6-bedroom homes including the latest trends such as outdoor kitchens, casitas, upstairs bonus rooms, planning centers, and hidden pantries. Enjoy having it all outdoor recreation, town center shopping and dining, water park, A-rated education, and friendly neighborhood designs all in one location. Amenities for an Active LifestyleRecreation and relaxation are everywhere in Ave Maria. Play a golf round at Panther Run Golf Club at Del Webb and splash in the private water park with waterslides, interactive water playground, resort and lap pools, spa, and beach volleyball. Get a game of baseball, basketball, or soccer in North Park and play fetch with your dog in South Park. Quality of Life In Ave Maria, homeowners realize the importance of quality of life. Top notch education is available to all children whether its from our highly-rated Collier County Public Schools or on-site private schools. The preferred method of transportation in town? A golf cart! Nothing beats zipping to Publix or to the pub on your golf cart. CC HomesCC Homes, presents 3-6 bedroom homes in one and two-story floor plans ranging in size from 1,133 to over 5,000 square feet and priced from the low $200s. Homes are offered in three neighborhoods: Maple Ridge, Maple Ridge Reserve, and Coquina at Maple Ridge. 14 model homes open daily. Ask about several move-in ready homes. Del Webb Naples Del Webb Naples offers 14 floor plans from 1,133 to over 2,500 square feet, with 2-5 bedrooms and prices from the high $100s including 4 new condominiums. Choose from golf course, lake or preserve view. Oasis Club at Del Webb Naples features over 12,000 sf of resort and lap pools, tennis courts, bocce and pickleball, fitness center, caf, fire pit, and craft studio. 5 model homes open daily.Pulte Homes With 20 popular single-family home designs priced from the low $200s, Pulte Homes offers quality construction home buyers can trust. A well-known and respected name in home building, Pulte Homes features Life Tested features in their home designs built for life and how you live it. Three models open daily in Avalon Park. Visit Us22 Models open daily. Take Immokalee Road east to Oil Well Road. Call 239-352-3903. ADVERTORIAL Over 40 floor plans from top builders including move-in ready homes. Active lifestyle amenities with golf, tennis and bocce, water park, sports fields, outdoor trails and town center.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 REAL ESTATE B13 Perfecting Development Naples nest golf community Creating the Regions Most Exciting Communities, featuring Luxurious Homes with World-Class Amenities in Spectacular Resort Locations. COMING SOON! A Spectacular New Community on Central Avenue in Downtown NaplesPROUD DEVELOPERS OF:What is the most significant change youve seen in your industry over the last year? The amount of family buyers, particularly first-time buyers, continues to grow. Builders are finally trying to reach that segment of the market after having abandoned it due to concerns over lack of financing and the employment market.How are you responding to changes in the local economy? We are actively developing communities aimed at family buyers. Orange Blossom Ranch & Groves is a great example. Weve built an amenity package that is aimed at families with multiple resort pools, playgrounds, basketball courts, tennis courts, a clubhouse with a great fitness center and its adjacent to an elementary, middle and high school. The floor plans are spacious and family-conscious, and its reasonably priced in the low $300s to $400s. Our goal for 2017 was to bring to market communities that serve what everyone agreed was the most underserved segment of the market the $300,000 to $500,000 segment. Orange Blossom accomplishes that in a meaningful way. Name the top elements or practices that have been absolutely critical in the success of your business? Building a great team of employees and empowering them to get the job done right. Being disciplined when buying land and understanding its value to future homeowners. And listening to my father and other mentors. Theres a reason theyve been in business for so long. I take that responsibility very seriously. We also make a point to build strong relationships with suppliers, contractors, landowners, and brokers. Treating them fairly and with respect is paramount to the success of both sides of the coin. They are your partners in various business ventures; they need to have confidence that you will close a deal or bring a project to fruition. What are things youd like to change about your industry now? Your organization or business? The permitting process in general needs to be simplified and streamlined. There are too many permits, inspections and fees. Some of these things need to be amalgamated and assigned to one discipline, one inspector.Within the context of your current marketing/promotional strategy, how do you differentiate your company from your competitors? We offer a wide range of products from very high-end condominiums to popularly priced single-family developments. We also market more than other builders/developers and dont lump all of our projects together. Each project has its own identity; you want to speak to that specific purchaser in that specific market. What will you base your success on for 2018? Delivering the Seaglass Tower in Bonita Springs and 624 Palm in Sarasota. Finishing those will be a great accomplishment. Seaglass Tower is a 26-floor, 120-unit high-rise tower being built within the Bonita Bay community. Its a wonderful addition to an already beautiful Bonita Springs community. How are you growing and developing your employee skills?Giving my employees more latitude to make decisions. That independence and responsibility will build the skillsets that are most valuable.Can you tell us about a new hire that will make a positive impact this coming year? Weve hired a construction manager and hes been invaluable for quality control and identifying potential issues during the construction process.What do you truly love about working here in Collier County? I love that its a smaller community that offers so much. This quality of life is pretty spectacular. I really enjoy the people I work with, a lot of them have been associated with us for years and theyre like family. Empowering the team and creating winning partnershipsAnthony SolomonExecutive VP/owner The Ronto Group Inc. WHO AM I? NAME: Anthony Solomon TITLE AND COMPANY: Executive VP/owner The Ronto Group Inc. YEARS WITH THE COMPANY: 20 YEARS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA: 20 NATURE OF BUSINESS: Real estate development EDUCATION: B.A. Concordia University, Montreal HOMETOWN: Toronto, Canada Anthony Solomon

PAGE 50 | 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 10/27-29 1:00PM 4:00PM PORT ROYAL LE RIVAGE PENTHOUSE Visit for Details 9,000+ S.F., 4 BR, Den, 7 BA, Galleries & More $9,995,000 MLS 217063672 Gary, Jeff & Becky Jaarda 239.273.4596 NEW LISTING PARK SHORE MASTERPIECE ESTERO Built in 2015 Sprawling Lakefront, Contemporary Home $3,950,000 MLS 217054229 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 OPEN 10/29 1:00PM 4:00PM QUAIL WEST BONITA $2,500,000 MLS 217053693 Ed Biddison 239.218.7444 4851 BONITA BAY BLVD. #802, BONITA $1,825,000 MLS 216040817 Gary, Jeff & Becky Jaarda 239.273.4596 BONITA $1,750,000 MLS 217061365 David Liebetrau 239.472.7748 ESTERO 3 BR, Flex Room, 3-Car A/C Garage Brand New, Prime Lakefront Home $1,499,000 MLS 217031403 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 ISLES OF COLLIER PRESERVE 1530 5TH AVE. S. #C-213, NAPLES Boater's Paradise in the Heart of Naples Furnished 3-Story Townhome, Private Elevator $1,399,000 MLS 217046718 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 OPEN 10/29 1:00PM 4:00PM NAPLES BAY RESORT BONITA Penthouse #1203 2,382 S.F. Under Air $1,100,000 MLS 217041042 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 BONITA BAY BAYVIEW 211 AUDUBON BLVD., NAPLES $950,000 MLS 217009485 Bob Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.3006 22901 SHADY KNOLL DR., ESTERO $929,900 MLS 217029133 Gary Ryan 239.273.6796 28497 CHIANTI TER., BONITA $874,999 MLS 216061478 Mike Fagan & Jason Lomano 239.340.5455 9415 GULF SHORE DR. #301, NAPLES Spectacular Gulf Views From Beachfront Condo 2 BR, 2 BA, Beautifully Furnished $869,999 MLS 217063949 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 OPEN 10/29 1:00PM 4:00PM VANDERBILT BEACH BONITA Rare Extended Patio 3 BR, 3 BA, 1st Floor Unit $745,000 MLS 217039527 Fenttiman Ekovich Group 239.370.7715 THE COLONY NAPLES Woodmont, 4 BR, 4 BA + Den, Lake/Golf View Private Lanai, Heated Pool/Spa, Pavered Deck $699,000 MLS 217060664 Greg Lewis, The Lewis Team 239.287.1158 NEW LISTING SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS 3480 FIDDLEHEAD CT., BONITA Elegant & Inviting, Remodeled, 4 BR, Pool Almost 2,800 S.F. Under Air, Lots of Storage $689,000 MLS 217051200 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 OPEN 10/29 1:00PM 4:00PM PELICAN LANDING NAPLES $678,600 MLS 217048652 Vito Bauer 239.777.7081 BONITA $635,000 MLS 217033522 John Aycock 239.777.9898 NAPLES $599,900 MLS 217046089 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 NAPLES $569,000 MLS 217050017 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 NAPLES Gated Beachfront Resort Community Newly Renovated, Gulf Views from All Rooms $555,000 MLS 217063002 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 NEW LISTING BONITA BEACH CLUB BONITA 3 BR + Den, 2.5 BA, 3-Car Garage Upgraded Kitchen/Breakfast Bar $545,000 MLS 217045269 Vito Bauer 239.777.7082 NEW PRICE BLACK BEAR RIDGE 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 10/29 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY GREENBRIAR 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 BONITA $495,000 MLS 217036495 Jim Griffith, The Boeglin Team 239.322.2409 NAPLES $489,000 MLS 217056950 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 NAPLES $468,200 MLS 217051894 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 NAPLES $447,000 MLS 217030991 Vito Bauer 239.777.7083 NAPLES 2nd Floor, 3 BR, 3 BA Condo Well Maintained, Attached 2-Car Garage $425,000 MLS 217031479 Larry Bell 239.919.4404 PELICAN LANDING 24760 LAKEMONT COVE LN. #201, BONITA Better than New, Furnishings Included Designer Upgrades Throughout $405,000 MLS 217043876 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 OPEN 10/29 1:00PM 4:00PM PELICAN LANDING BONITA Resort Style Living, Minutes to 5th Ave. 2nd Floor 2 BR, 2 BA Unit $399,900 MLS 217024424 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 NAPLES BAY RESORT 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 10318 FLAT STONE LP., BONITA $379,000 MLS 217062903 Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 10254 COBBLE HILL RD., BONITA $349,900 MLS 217038438 Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 NAPLES $349,000 MLS 217036727 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 491 VERANDA WAY #B106, NAPLES $329,900 MLS 217046626 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 3431 POINTE CREEK CT. #302, BONITA Bright Top Floor Condo, High Ceilings 34-Acre Private Beach $329,000 MLS 217040962 Ilse Lefas 239.269.4289 OPEN 10/29 1:00PM 4:00PM PELICAN LANDING POINTE 12021 COVENT GARDEN CT. #2701, NAPLES 2nd Floor End Unit, 2,045 S.F. Under Air Beautifully Updated, Full 2-Car Garage $315,000 MLS 217021512 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 NEW PRICE OPEN 10/29 1:00PM 4:00PM TWIN EAGLES NAPLES 4 BR + Den, 3 BA w/Gorgeous Lake Views Oversized Pool & Patio Overlook Lake $299,900 MLS 217049199 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 WATERWAYS 26479 LUCKY STONE RD. #101, BONITA Picture Perfect Home, Peaceful Preserve View 1,747 S.F., 2 Bedrooms + Den $279,000 MLS 217061901 Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 NEW LISTING OPEN 10/29 1:00PM 4:00PM HAWTHORNE CHESAPEAKE COVE BONITA $239,900 MLS 217035711 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 BONITA $239,850 MLS 217055706 Pamela Olsen 239.464.6873 NAPLES $230,000 MLS 216059835 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 197 PENNY LN. #3101, 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 LE RIVAGE PENTHOUSE $9,995,000 MLS 217063672 Gary, Jeff & Becky Jaarda 239.273.4596 ESTERO $3,950,000 MLS 217054229 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 BONITA Homesite w/Panoramic Bay & Canal Views Double Gated Community $2,500,000 MLS 217053693 Ed Biddison 239.218.7444 BAYFRONT GARDENS 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 10/29 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY TAVIRA BONITA Open Floor Plan w/Spectacular Waterfront Views Expanded Great Room, Large & Bright Master BR $1,750,000 MLS 217061365 David Liebetrau 239.472.7748 NEW LISTING VISTAS AT PARK SHORE ESTERO $1,499,000 MLS 217031403 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 1530 5TH AVE. S. #C-213, NAPLES $1,399,000 MLS 217046718 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 BONITA $1,100,000 MLS 217041042 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 211 AUDUBON BLVD., NAPLES Elegant Brick Home w/Circular Drive Spectacular Lake & Golf Views $950,000 MLS 217009485 Bob Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.3006 NEW PRICE OPEN 10/29 1:00PM 4:00PM AUDUBON COUNTRY CLUB 22901 SHADY KNOLL DR., ESTERO Private Lot w/Great Lake Views 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms + Den $929,900 MLS 217029133 Gary Ryan 239.273.6796 OPEN 10/29 1:00PM 4:00PM SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS 28497 CHIANTI TER., BONITA 4 BR, 3 BA, Lakefront, Gated Community Pool/Spa, Outdoor Kitchen $874,999 MLS 216061478 Mike Fagan & Jason Lomano 239.340.5455 OPEN 10/29 1:00PM 4:00PM PALMIRA GOLF & CC 9415 GULF SHORE DR. #301, NAPLES $869,999 MLS 217063949 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 BONITA $745,000 MLS 217039527 Fenttiman Ekovich Group 239.370.7715 NAPLES $699,000 MLS 217060664 Greg Lewis, The Lewis Team 239.287.1158 3480 FIDDLEHEAD CT., BONITA $689,000 MLS 217051200 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 NAPLES Premier Bundled Golf Community Fantastic View of the 5th Green $678,600 MLS 217048652 Vito Bauer 239.777.7081 NEW PRICE NAPLES HERITAGE BONITA 3 BR + Den, 2 BA, Pool, Southern Exposure Many Modern Upgrades, Lake & Preserve Views $635,000 MLS 217033522 John Aycock 239.777.9898 MILL RUN AT CROSSINGS NAPLES Entertainers Paradise, Open Floor Plan Upgrades, Indoor/Outdoor Surround Sound $599,900 MLS 217046089 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 LANTANA AT OLDE CYPRESS NAPLES Spacious 3 BR, 2 BA Condo w/2-Car Garage Over 2,100 S.F. of Living Space in Ritz Carlton Resort $569,000 MLS 217050017 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 TIBURON NAPLES $555,000 MLS 217063002 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 BONITA $545,000 MLS 217045269 Vito Bauer 239.777.7082 4115 BAYHEAD DR. #203, BONITA $519,900 MLS 217036945 Sandy Kass, The Fagan Team 239.292.4044 BONITA $495,000 MLS 217019538 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 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 NAPLES Immaculate 4 BR + Den, 3 BA, 2-Car Garage Southwestern Lake View, Private Lanai & Pool $489,000 MLS 217056950 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 NEW LISTING VILLAGE WALK NAPLES Lush Tropical Oasis Small Gated Enclave of Caldecott $468,200 MLS 217051894 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 NEW PRICE LELY RESORT NAPLES Yacht Harbor Manor Gem Beach Access Across the Street $447,000 MLS 217030991 Vito Bauer 239.777.7083 NEW PRICE MOORINGS NAPLES $425,000 MLS 217031479 Larry Bell 239.919.4404 24760 LAKEMONT COVE LN. #201, BONITA $405,000 MLS 217043876 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 BONITA $399,900 MLS 217024424 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 BONITA $398,000 MLS 217027263 Larry Bell 239.919.4404 10318 FLAT STONE LP., BONITA Mr. & Mrs. Clean Live Here! Pool/Spa, Lake View $379,000 MLS 217062903 Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 NEW LISTING OPEN 10/29 1:00PM 4:00PM HAWTHORNE COBBLESTONE 10254 COBBLE HILL RD., BONITA Wildlife Abounds in this Water View Immaculate 2 BR + Den or 3rd BR $349,900 MLS 217038438 Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 OPEN 10/29 1:00PM 4:00PM HAWTHORNE COBBLESTONE NAPLES Single Family, Centrally Located Quiet Neighborhood $349,000 MLS 217036727 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 LAKESIDE 491 VERANDA WAY #B106, NAPLES 1st Floor End Unit, 2 BR, 2 BA + Den Huge Kitchen, Tile & Wood Floor $329,900 MLS 217046626 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 OPEN 10/29 12:00PM 3:00PM COUNTRYSIDE VERANDAS 3431 POINTE CREEK CT. #302, BONITA $329,000 MLS 217040962 Ilse Lefas 239.269.4289 12021 COVENT GARDEN CT. #2701, NAPLES $315,000 MLS 217021512 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 NAPLES $299,900 MLS 217049199 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 26479 LUCKY STONE RD. #101, BONITA $279,000 MLS 217061901 Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 BONITA Well Maintained, 2 BR, 2 BA, New SS Appliances Landscaped Views from Your Lanai $239,900 MLS 217035711 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 BONITA BAY WILD PINES BONITA 3 BR + Loft, 2.5 BA, End Unit, Very Private 1,791 S.F. Under Air, 2,356 Total S.F. $239,850 MLS 217055706 Pamela Olsen 239.464.6873 NEW PRICE COCKLESHELL VILLAGE 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 197 PENNY LN. #3101, NAPLES Newly Updated w/Golf Course Views Fully Furnished End Unit $155,000 MLS 217045528 Navarro Group 239.689.9339 NEW PRICE OPEN 10/28 9:00AM 1:00PM GLADES GOLF & CC

PAGE 52 Cypress Wood Golf & C.C. $148,9002BR, 2BA plus den condo with golf equity Golf course views & a challenging golf course to enjoy. The Dunes $1,019,9003BR, 3BA furnished 11th oor condo loaded with upgrades. Immaculate and gorgeous water views. Vanderbilt Beach $1,125,000Fantastic canal lot with bay view & access to the Gulf. Build your dream home on this beautiful 80 X 120 lot. ENJOY VANDERBILTS RELAXED LIFESTYLE! OUTSTANDING AMENITIES!WALKING DISTANCE TO THE BEACH! VISIT WWW.DWANAPLES.COM FOR INFO ON THESE AND OTHER NAPLES LUXURY PROPERTIESDAVID WILLIAM AUSTON, PA NAPLES LUXURY REAL ESTATE SPECIALISTOVER $140 MILLION IN CLOSED TRANSACTIONS SINCE 2014! AMERIVEST REALTY | Of ce: 239.280.5433 Il Corsini at Mediterra7,857 SQ FT | $5,495,000 Benvenuto at Mediterra7,291 SQ FT | $4,450,000 Verona at Mediterra6,240 SQ FT | $3,950,000 Serata at Mediterra3,545 SQ FT | $2,450,000 Bellezza at Mediterra4,517 SQ FT | $1,849,000 Bayshores at Vanderbilt Beach1,315 SQ FT | 1,125,000 Calabria at Mediterra2,873 SQ FT | $679,000 Calabria at Mediterra2,873 SQ FT | $625,000 Park Shore | $795,000141 COLONADE CIRCLE TOGETHER WE ARE DEDICATED TO PROVIDING OUR PERSONALIZED CONCIERGE SERVICE TO OUR BUYERS AND SELLERS. EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS Each o ce is independently owned and operated. GORDIE LAZICH239.777.2033 MARK MARAN239.777.3301 GORDIE LAZICH & MARK MARAN Park Shore | $1,095,000SURFSEDGE #1407 Old Naples | $4,195,000272 1ST AVENUE SOUTH OPEN SUN 1-4 OPEN SUN 1-4


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Rise & Shine... ...for a Second Time ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, MAKE REFERENCE TO THIS BROCHURE AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY CHAPTER 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. & Exclusive Sales & Marketing by Wilson& Associates Tower 2 makes its debut at Kalea Bay. Pre-construction pricing. With Tower 1 nearly sold out, Kalea Bay proudly announces Tower 2. Breathtaking views from 22 stories. 6 floor plans, rooftop pool & fitness center, plus one spectacular clubhouse. Rise and shine every day of your life at Kalea Bay. Residences priced from $1.4 million. 13910 Old Coast Road, Naples, FL 34110 239-793-0110From US 41 take Wiggins Pass Road and go north on Vanderbilt Drive. (Bridge on Vanderbilt Drive, between 111th Ave. N. and Wiggins Pass Rd. closed)


REAL ESTATE NEWSMAKERSAdam Ruud has joined Domain Realty as managing broker overseeing more than 200 agents throughout Southwest Florida. Mr. Ruud played with the Cleveland City Stars soccer team that won the USL D-2 national championship in 2008. He started his career in the real estate industry in 2009 and in 2013 and 2014 earned the Golden BEAR Award from the Bonita SpringsEstero Association of Realtors in recognition of more than $5 million in sales. He earned a bachelors degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Brian Hood has been promoted from director of field operations to vice president of field operations at DeAngelis Diamond. Mr. Hood has 24 years of construction experience and started with DeAngelis Diamond as a superintendent 17 years ago. He was promoted to director of field operations two years ago and has overseen multiple projects for numerous corporations, including Arthrex. Jared Fischer has joined Land Solutions Inc. as a licensed sales associate to focus on commercial development. He earned a b achelors degree in political science from Ramapo College of New Jersey and has been a Florida resident since 2014. D.R. Horton announces just two new homes remain for sale in the North Naples community of Tuscany Pointe. The Ashbury is a one-story design with 2,431 square feet of living space, three bedrooms, three baths and a twocar garage. The former sales model has been discounted from $510,000 to $449,990. The Bedford is a two-story home with three bedrooms, 2 baths and a loft in 2,587 square feet of living area. A lake-view home, the Bedford home price has been reduced from $487,000 to $451,000. For more information, call sales agent Esther Prat at 2485273 or visit Pulte Homes is building two new models and a sales center in the Orange Blossom Ranch community off of Oil Well Road in eastern Collier County. Sales are expected to begin in February 2018. The gated community includes a resort-style pool with beach entry and childrens water feature, a spa, bocce ball, basketball and tennis courts, sand volleyball and a playground. The community clubhouse features a fitness center, catering kitchen and lounge. Pulte will build oneand two-story single-family homes ranging from 1,674 to 4,262 square feet with three to six bedrooms. Prices will start in the low $300,000s. For more information, call 866-834-5075 or visit www.pulte. com/orangeblossomranch. Stock Custom Homes has completed its 3,903-square-foot Polynesia model at 236 Polynesia Court along the Marco River 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 threecar garage. The model is open daily and priced at $2,895,000 with furnishings. 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 B20 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Richard DrosteSales Associate239.572.5117richard.droste@sothebysrealty.comJacki Strategos, P.A. Sales Associate, GRI, CREN premiersothebysrealty.comSothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. BRIGHT & AIRY1830 Menorca Ct.$798,000 Very appealing water direct home in tip-topcondition. 2,189 s.f. with super spacious rooms. Breakfast nook, separate dining room, hurricane protection, dock. Never rented, seasonal use only. QUIET STREET212 Deerwood (Glen Eagles)$174,900 Outstanding unit with 2BR/2 BA. Very well maintained, large eat in kitchen, laundry in unit, low maintenance fees. Oered furnished/turnkey. Great location in East Naples & literally close to all your needs. NO MANDATORY CLUB FEESHidden Sanctuary/Verandas #1712$199,000 Spacious 2nd oor, end residence has volume ceilings, eat-in kitchen, 3 bedrooms w/large walk-in closet. Enjoy sunsets from your lanai looking out to the natural beauty of the surrounding landscaping. Many amenities & low fees. FLORIDA STYLE HOME480 Worthington Street $485,000Rich hardwood oors, genuine wool carpet in bedrooms & tile accentuate the large rooms. 3 BR/2.1 BA plus den. Island sanctuary w/fenced in Botanical backyard. Hurricane protection. Indoor spa/pool. High ceilings, 2 screened decks. Anita Colletti, PA, 2014 Realtor of the YearABR, CDPE, CIPS, CNE, CRS, GRI, LTG, PMN, RSPS, SFR 239-250-0700 Bring Your Highest Expectations AnitaCollettiREALTOR AVE MARIA Maple Ridge5030 Iron Horse Way 4/3 | $415,000Key West Style Lakefront HomePELICAN MARSH Timarron1932 Timarron Way 3+den/3 | $599,500Exclusive Golf/Social Country Club AVE MARIA Maple Ridge5550 Ferrari Avenue 3+den/2+2 | $458,000Cul de sac / Large Lake Lot / Fenced RUUD HOOD IRMAFrom page 1over the year-ago figure. September was the 70th month in a row that statewide median prices for both sectors rose year-over-year. The median is the midpoint; half the homes sold for more, half for less. According to the National Association of Realtors, the national median sales price for existing single-family homes in August 2017 was $255 ,500, up 5.6 percent from the previous year; the national median existing condo price was $237,600. In California, the statewide median sales price for existing singlefamily homes in August was $565,330; in Massachusetts, it was $398,125; in Maryland, it was $287,816; and in New York, it was $270,000. Looking at Floridas townhousecondo market, statewide closed sales totaled 7,404 last month, down 15.9 percent compared to September 2016. Closed sales data reflected fewer short sales and foreclosures last month. Short sales for townhouse-condo properties declined 57 percent and foreclosures fell 62.3 percent year-to-year; short sales for single-family homes dropped 60.8 percent and foreclosures fell 60 percent year-to-year. Closed sales may occur from 30 to 90-plus days after sales contracts are written. Perhaps the most important thing to understand about Septembers sales numbers is that these declines in real estate activity are not in any way indicative of a decline in the demand for housing going forward, or any other structural change in Floridas housing market dynamics, for that matter, said Florida Realtors Chief Economist Brad OConnor. The Citrus Grove model by Pulte Homes at Orange Blossom Ranch. The Polynesia by Stock Custom Homes on Marco Island.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 REAL ESTATE B21 MOVE IN NOW I Offered exclusively by PACT Realty. THE ALL-NEW MODEL 303OFFERED TURNKEY FURNISHED AT $2,445,000 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms Den/Family Room, Dining Room, Grand Salon and Terrace with Marina Views Enclosed Area: 3,940 Sq. Ft. Total Residence: 4,573 Sq. Ft. elevated ceilings, Model 303 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.Your Coastline Retreat Awaits13675 Vanderbilt Drive Naples Mon.Sat. 10:00am5:00pm, Sun. Noon5:00pmAQUA-naples.comSCHEDULE YOUR PRIVATE SHOWING TODAY 239.591.2727 85% sold out! TOWER II IS 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 This weekend: Talis Parks Luxury Home Tour highlights award-winning homes, new-fashioned lifestyleAward-winning luxury homes, thoughtfully-designed amenities, and Talis Parks engaging way of life are all on display this weekend as the October Luxury Home Tour kicks off Saturday, October 28, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and continues Sunday, October 29, noon to 3:00 p.m. The tour features 13 new furnished and unfurnished residences including terrace homes and penthouse-style condominiums by Lennar, resort-style coach homes by FrontDoor Communities, single-family, maintenance-free villas by Distinctive Communities, single-family residences by Harbourside Custom Homes, Frizone and Iron Star Luxury Homes, and showcase estates by Gulfshore Homes, M Development and Sunwest Homes. Talis Parks numerous national, regional and local industry accolades reflect developer Kitson & Partners commitment to eschewing traditional country club models. Its new-fashioned, come-as-you-are philosophy provides multiple opportunities for homeowners to build active social connections and live the best versions of their lives among exclusive privacy and service levels. The hub of activity within Talis Park is its award-winning Vyne House and 18-hole Greg Norman/Pete Dye-designed golf course, one of only two Norman/Dye collaborations worldwide. Vyne House offers formal and casual indoor and alfresco dining, two fitness studios, spa, fully-stocked wine room, resortstyle pool with spacious pool deck and rotunda, and more. Comfortable outdoor gathering areas, highlighted by a doublesided stone fireplace overlooking the 18th green, make Vyne House a perfect place to enjoy Naples temperate climate and legendary sunsets with friends and family. The Casa Cortese sports pub, next to the driving range, is a great spot to watch the big games. Also within easy access is a sports complex with six lighted HarTru tennis courts, tennis pro shop, bocce courts, lap pool, and playground. The Talis Park Luxury Home Tour begins at the communitys Garden House Information & Sales Center, 16980 Livingston Road. For details, call 239-4495900 or visit ADVERTORIALTop: Priced at $4,495,000, Sunwest Homes two-story Grand Santa Barbara estate model in Talis Parks Prato neighborhood is one of 13 residences featured during the communitys Luxury Home Tour this weekend. Above Left: Frizones 5,847 square feet, two-story Villa Ferrari residence priced at $3,990,000 is on display in Talis Parks Fairgrove neighborhood. ABove Right: Distinctive Communities Berolina villa is available for immediate purchase and move-in. The Berolina features three bedrooms, three and a half baths, and 2,979 square feet. A $30,000 Talis Park Sports membership is included with every Watercourse villa purchase. Left: Talis Parks award-winning Vyne House clubhouse features a spacious rotunda overlooking the 18th green of the Greg Norman/ Pete Dye-designed golf course. Lennar is showcasing a furnished Terrace Home model in Talis Parks Viansa neighborhood, with residences offering 2,350 square feet of living area, three-bedrooms, a den, 3.5 baths and nature preserve views. Homes in Viansa are priced starting in the $600s. To Su Sa T a Ho p r C o fe m V P V d Top:Pricedat$4495000


B22 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYLely Resorts wins record 8th Community of the Year Award:Lakoya neighborhood very near sell outHome to three spectacular championship golf, courses, four clubhouses and the areas most comprehensive array of multi-family and single-family homes, Lely Resort has long been a highly sought after Naples address for discriminating homebuyers. Building professionals agree having recently awarded Lely Resort an astounding 8th Community of the Year Award at the Collier Building Industry Associations Sand Dollar Awards! Lakoya is an extraordinary neighborhood that has been a big hit with homebuyers and the lifestyle offered at Lely has never been better, said Claudine Lger-Wetzel, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Stock Development. However, we are nearing sell out of the magnificent Lakoya neighborhood Currently, only three twin villas and two single-family homes remain in the neighborhood. Lakoya is a meticulously planned 242-acre enclave with sculptured landscaping, classical gardens, spectacularly choreographed fountains and elegant paved walking paths. It is surrounded by subtropical woodlands and The Classics 18-hole championship course, which features gentle undulations and tree-lined fairways. An elaborate series of lakes has been crafted throughout the neighborhood, giving the homes a spectacular array of water, golf course and nature preserve views. Twin Villas are available in The Opal Series, a collection of four, single-story twin villa designs. They are priced from $430,445. Open, spacious and comfortable, the Capri provides its residents with an easy Florida lifestyle. It is a three-bedroom/two-bath twin villa home with 2,107 square feet under air and a total of 2,921 square feet, including an attached two-car garage and a screened and covered lanai overlooking a beautiful pool and spa. The home includes formal living and dining rooms with elegant tray ceilings and the third bedroom is convertible to a study. The island-style kitchen includes a large walk-in pantry and is creatively designed to maximize open space and create extra room for entertaining in the adjacent living and dining rooms. The main living area opens via stacked 8-foot tall sliding glass doors to the lanai. The master suite is situated at the rear of the home with stacked sliding doors opening to the pool area. It features a soaking tub and shower as well as an oversized walk-in closet. From the Topaz Series, The San Remo III is a single-story great room style home featuring two bedrooms, two baths, plus a study, and a spacious master suite. The San Remo III offers homebuyers 1,809 square feet of living area in an open and breezy floor plan with plenty of space to enjoy a casual Florida lifestyle. The great room opens to a very generous lanai and large pool and spa. The grand two-story foyer is adjacent to the study, which is the perfect place for the home office and quiet reading. The guest bedroom sits off to the side and offers privacy to family and friends, while the spacious master suite features his and her walk in closets and a luxurious bath with both a shower and a soaking tub. The master suite also features plenty of natural light and direct access to the outdoor living area. A move-in ready model is available for $618,685. Stunning coach homes are also available in Signature Club. An on-site sales center showcases the coach home residences of two neighborhoods. Furnished models are open. Signature Club has a beautiful private, gated entry with water features, beautiful landscaping and a stone entry monument. Each coach home building at Signature Club offers four residences. The neighborhood features an selection of amazing lake and golf course views across The Classics Championship Golf Course. The Wentworth is move-in ready and priced at only $417,990. The Tasori neighborhood of coach homes is located within The Classics, a stunning gated enclave along one of Lelys three championship golf courses. It also features an array of beautiful lake and nature views along The Classics Championship Golf Course. Each coach home building offers four luxurious residences with the spacious feel of single-family homes. The Venice II is a ground floor residence with 2,230 square feet under air and 3,005 total square feet, including the attached two-car garage. It is a two-bedroom, two and one-half bath great room style coach home offering an island-style kitchen, a large, flexible leisure room and a private courtyard in addition to a screened and covered lanai. Lely Resort residents have access to Naples most comprehensive amenities package. Lely Resort boasts Naples most prestigious golf program. Homeowners live within steps of three championship golf courses designed by some of the greatest architects in the game Robert Trent Jones Sr., Lee Trevino and Gary Player, as well as two spectacular golf clubhouses. The Players Club & Spa is an amazing 30,000 square foot club that is both elegant and highly functional for its members. It has earned a Sand Dollar Award for best clubhouse. The expanded Tiki Bar by the resortstyle pool has twelve foot awnings around all sides, six new plasma TVs, a larger brick paver seating area and new lighting. The 6,000 square foot Fitness Center now includes a spectacular second exercise room with state-of-the-art equipment, a huge aerobics studio and a spin room. Personal training is available, as is onsite physical therapy treatment. The beautiful Spa Wing includes four treatment rooms, a relaxation room, a manicure and pedicure salon, facial and skin care treatment rooms, as well as opulent shower and changing rooms. Outside is a second free-form pool, dramatically increasing the number of people who can be accommodated by these extraordinary resort-style amenities at any time. The tennis facilitys thirteen state-ofthe-art tennis courts are open for play on a spacious 4-acre site that includes an outdoor caf. The Players Room is the newest addition to The Players Club & Spa. This multi-purpose building is located adjacent to the main clubhouse. It offers a Movie Theater with seating for 72. There is also a kitchenette, bathrooms and ten tables for card play and games. The lobby features elegant banquette seating. Lely Resort Realty is now located at 8038 Signature Club Circle Bldg 8-102, Naples, FL 34113. Visit or call 239-793-2100. L e p co f e o a a s s E bi ygy Top: Players Club & Spa. Above Left: The San Remo. Above Right: Championship golf at Lely. Left: Twin Villas at Lely. Below: Signature Club. ADVERTORIAL g m A s a T S g S


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 REAL ESTATE B23 Going, Going, Gone!Only Five Residences Remain at AQUA at Pelican IsleAQUA at Pelican Isle announced only five luxury residences, including a palatial penthouse, remain available for sale at the boutique marina front high-rise condominium community in Naples. According to AQUA director of sales Darline Hillard, buyers at AQUA, built nearby Wiggins Pass and the Gulf of Mexico, are drawn to the new boutique condominium tower community for the developments prime waterfront location, its modern design and luxurious finishes, and the tremendous value it offers residents looking for desirable waterfront living in a brand, new condominium that lives more like a single family home. Prominently positioned within a beautifully landscaped and gated community, AQUAs exclusive residences benefit from high quality fixture and fittings and offer easy access to Pelican Isle Yacht Clubs word-class marina and resortstyle amenities via an optional membership. Designed to live like single-family homes, AQUAs spacious waterfront residences feature picturesque views of the marina, mangrove lined estuaries and spectacular sunsets thanks to open floor plans and elevated ceilings. The AQUA Tower II furnished models and unfurnished custom residences are located on the third and fourth floors of the tower, starting at $1.995 million to over $2.545 million. These floor plans range between 3,900 to just under 4,200 square feet with three or four bedrooms, three and a half baths and either a living/family room or living/family room plus den. Major design features include high ceilings, gourmet kitchens with Wolf gas cooktops, Subzero refrigeration and wine coolers, sunlit back-to-front living areas, spacious master bedroom suites, lavish master bathrooms with generous closet space, sunrise and sunset terraces, and more. One of the outstanding penthouse suites is available, offering more than 6,500 square feet of living area, and value priced at $4.85 million. The penthouse features four bedrooms and four and one-half baths, grand salon, family room (or den or fifth bedroom), dining room, master suite with study with wet bar and more than 3,100 square feet outdoor living area thanks to a grand sunset terrace with sundeck, wet bar and gas grill spanning across the entire west side of the residence overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and mangrove lined estuaries of Wiggins Bay and AQUAs 29-slip marina plus an expansive private sunrise balcony adjacent to the family room and three guest suites. The remaining unfurnished AQUA custom Estate Residences and three designer furnished models, are priced to start at $1.995 million to over $2.545 million. These floor plans range between 3,900 to just under 4,200 square feet with three or four bedrooms, three and a half baths and either a living/family room or living/family room plus den. Major design features include high ceilings, gourmet kitchens with Wolf gas cooktops, Subzero refrigeration and wine coolers, Miele dishwashers, sunlit back-to-front living areas, spacious master bedroom suites, lavish master bathrooms with generous closet space, sunrise and sunset terraces, and more. Enhancing the AQUA experience are exceptional conveniences including concierge services, 24-hour staffed front desk, a state-of-the-art movie theater, a private library, resort-style pool and spas, fitness center with his and her glass block steam rooms and cedar lined dry sauna facilities, sky lounge with rooftop terrace and much more. Additionally, all AQUA residences enjoy amenities that include an outdoor putting green, dog run, three fire pits, a game room with billiards, bar, TV, fireplace and high definition interactive virtual golf simulator, Wii games and Apple TV, three spacious guest suites, plus the Club AQUA social room with large curved screened TV and entertainment area with wet bar, fireplace, coffee bar and catering kitchen overlooking the waterfront and marina, plus a new outdoor waterfront pavilion with fireplace, TV and wet bar. Contracts for AQUA Tower II are ongoing, with Naples-based PACT Realty serving as the exclusive listing agent. Three furnished models by award-winning interior designers Antonacci Design, Renee Gaddis Interior Design and Beasley & Henley Interior Design are open daily for viewing and two are available for purchase. Each model reflects the modern architectural style of the high-rise and showcases several features of AQUAs sophisticated and refined design, while offering distinctly different floor plans and finishes. For further information about the select opportunities at AQUA or to schedule a tour of the decorated models, please call 239-591-2727, visit online or stop by the information center located at Wiggins Pass Road, 13675 Vanderbilt Drive, Naples, Florida 34110. ADVERTORIAL BROKER PARTICIPATION WELCOMED. PRICES, PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. ORAL REPRESENTATION CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS REFERENCE SHOULD BE MADE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. NOT AN OFFERING WHERE PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW. PHOTOGRAPHY IN THIS AD MAY BE STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY USED TO DEPICT THE LIFESTYLE TO BE ACHIEVED RATHER ANY THAT MAY EXIST. LUXURY HOME TOURTHE TALIS PARK OCTOBER 239.449.5900 TalisPark.comA KITSON & PARTNERS COMMUNITYTOUR LUXURIOUS FURNISHED MODELSSATURDAY, : A.M. : P.M. SUNDAY, NOON : P.M.MODELS OPEN SEVEN DAYS A WEEK Move-In Residences Available60+AQUA at Pelican Isle offers a unique opportunity to a limited number of buyers to create a custom home overlooking a private marina, Wiggins Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, setting a new standard for luxury waterfront living as the finest boutique marina-front condominium in the Naples market.


B24 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 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 BlvdlBonita 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 d d d d d 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 ap ap ap p l a ap a a a ap p es 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 Pa P P P P P P P P P P P r rk r r k r r k k k r r r r r 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 r rk rk r k k k r k k rk r rk r k r r k 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 Shoe maker 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 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 REAL ESTATE B25Residences at Mercato hosts model home preview during the Naples International Film FestivalAs Mercato welcomes the Naples International Film Festival, The Lutgert C ompanies invites you to an exclusive viewing of the luxury Residences at Mercato. Please join us on Sunday, October 29th from 1 4 p.m. at 9149 Mercato Way for an all-access pass to four award-winning designer model homes with easy pedestrian access to the amenities of Mercato. Enjoy popcorn and refreshments as you tour the best address for coastal contemporary living. Just minutes from Naples pristine beaches and countless cultural offerings, Residences at Mercatos four model homes: Le Ciel, Azure, Le Parc and Le Rivage are open daily for viewing. Each residence showcases a generous outside living space, enhanced landscaping options and luxurious interior appointments. Le Ciel, T he Lutg ert Companies newest model home, featuring 3,037 square feet of living space, three bedrooms and four-and-a-half baths, is perfectly positioned on an expanded homesite and features enhanced landscaping and luxurious appointments. With furnishings by Jean Losier of Clive Daniel Home, Le Ciels floor plan showcases a two-story great room design. The open kitchen is two toned with soft white perimeter cabinets featuring clean lines with a truffle glazing, and the island is finished with a clean waterfall edge of granite. The foyer stairway has been opened to create a contemporary floating stair effect. The bedrooms are in soothing gray spa colors, and the master bath overlooks a closed garden with a stonewall feature. The homes outdoor space includes a luxurious pool with a stacked-stone waterfall feature, an outdoor kitchen and a rare poolside cabana option, perfect for entertaining guests or hosting family. The Azure model, 2017 winner of Collier Building Industry Associations (CBIA) Overall Excellence in Construction and Design award in the $1.751 million to $2 million category, features three bedrooms, fourand-a-half baths and 2,953 square feet of living space. It offers an open-concept floor plan that allows for easy flow to the exquisite outdoor living areas. Embracing the Florida lifestyle, this villas outdoor area has been equipped with a summer kitchen, pool, fireplace and cabana. Featuring interior designs by Clive Daniel Home, the model boasts both transitional and global influences, with warm tones that complement the architectures coastal design. Exemplifying urban living with a touch of elegance, the Le Parc model earned the CBIA 2017 Overall Excellence in Construction and Design award in the $2.251 million to $2.5 million category. Clive Daniel Home interior designers Charlie Hansen and Rebekah Errett-Pikosky styled the residence, which includes two master suites and a guest suite, three-and-a-half baths and 3,548 square feet under air. An attached two-car garage and an outdoor living space complete the homes attractive design. The open floor plan features a great room design perfect for entertaining or relaxing with family. The large sliding glass doors open to a private outdoor living space with pool, spa with water feature and cabana. The large island-style kitchen, adorned with modern, chef-style appliances and stylish touches, anchors the homes main living space. Large, stacking sliding glass doors effortlessly open to the homes outdoor kitchen and gathering space. Le Parcs second floor offers a second master suite and a guest suite. Bold, bright finishes were used in the bedrooms to carry the coastal feel throughout. The five-bedroom, five-and-a-half bath Le Rivage includes sophisticated finishes of oak, marble and glass throughout its 3,558 square feet of living space. Transitioning from the easy flow of the homes interior, Le Rivages outdoor space features a pool with a cascading waterfall fountain and spa. Interior design was also created by Charlie Hansen. Le Rivage received CBIAs 2017 Merit Award for Overall Excellence in Construction and Design in the $2.251 million to $2.5 million category. Residences at Mercato is exclusively marketed and sold by Premier Sothebys International Realty. Twenty-nine of the 47 residences have been sold. Situated on 11 acres, Residences at Mercato is a gated enclave of 47 coastal contemporary-style residences accentuated by custom outdoor living spaces designed to emphasize year-round outdoor leisure. Winding paver roads, lush landscaping and coastal-inspired facades showcase urban living at its finest, and just moments away from the very best shopping, dining and entertainment in Southwest Florida. Each two-story residence features an openconcept great room design with private outdoor living space with pool and options such as a spa with water feature and cabana. AT A GLANCE: Winner of the 2016 Best in American Living Award Winner of Three Parade of Homes Awards Priced from $1.425 million From 2,967 square feet of living space 60% sold out Models Open Daily For limited time only, Clive Daniel designer models sold fully furnished at no additional cost. Premier Sothebys International Realty 239.594.9400 | ResidencesAtMercato.comADVERTORIAL M i d l f 47 l ATAGLANCE:Winnerofthe2016Bestin


B26 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 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 239.213.9100 Fri-Sun 1-4pm PARK SHORE 306 Neapolitan Way $7,999,500 Premier Sothebys International Realty Marybeth Brooks 239.272.6867 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 PORT ROYAL 3333 Gin Lane $5,795,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Jay Steven Shockley 847.224.8236 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 THE MOORINGS 3400 Crayton Road $3,800,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Shirlene Elkins/Debron Fowles 239.826.6655 Sunday 1-4pm OLD NAPLES 531 8th Avenue South $3,495,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Cindy Thompson 239.860.6513 Sunday 1-4pm OLD NAPLES 95 12th Avenue South $3,300,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Susan Barton 239.860.1412 Sunday 1-5pm GREY OAKS 2919 Indigobush Way $2,895,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm MEDITERRA 10838 Est Cortile Court $2,575,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 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 THE MOORINGS 475 Putter Point Drive $2,295,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN ISLE RESIDENCES 445 Dockside Drive #902 $2,294,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Suzanne Ring 239.821.7550 Sunday 1-4pm VANDERBILT BEACH LE DAUPHIN 9790 Gulf Shore Drive #104 $1,999,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Ryan Batey 239.287.9159 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN ISLE AQUA 13675 Vanderbilt Drive #510 $1,859,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty John DAmelio 239.961.5996 Sunday 1-4pm QUAIL WEST 28582 La Caille Drive $1,500,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm GREY OAKS TRADITIONS 2293 Residence Circle $1,499,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Rebecca Sinatra 239.227.8556 Sunday 1-4pm NAPLES BAY RESORT 1530 5th Avenue South #C-213 $1,399,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 Sunday 1-4pm GREY OAKS 2289 Residence Circle $1,390,000 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 239.594.9400 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 OLD NAPLES ISLA MAR 1001 4th Street South $1,275,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Ruth Trettis 239.571.6760 Sunday 1-4pm PARK SHORE COLONY GARDENS 4053 Crayton Road #4053 $1,199,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 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 THE DUNES 300 Dunes Boulevard #1102 $1,019,000 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Saturday 1-4pm COLLIERS RESERVE 963 Barcarmil Way $999,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Dave Renner 239.784.5552 Sunday 1-4pm AUDUBON COUNTRY CLUB 211 Audubon Boulevard $950,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Bob Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.3006 Sunday 1-4pm WINDSTAR REGATTA LANDING 2439 Breakwater Way #9101 $739,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Susie Culp 239.290.9000 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN BAY SAN MARINO 6855 San Marino Drive #201B $699,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Jon Peter Vollmer 239.250.9414 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN MARSH TIMARRON 2011 Timarron Way $615,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Sunday 1-4pm THE MOORINGS EXECUTIVE CLUB 3300 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #213 $615,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Steve Allison 239.776.8160 Sunday 1-4pm OLD CYPRESS 2854 Lone Pine Lane $599,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Lynn Applebaum 239.776.5055 Sunday 1-4pm VERONA WALK 8825 Ravello Court $549,000 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Saturday 1-4pm HERITAGE BAY 10416 Heritage Bay Boulevard $545,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Joe Garabed 239.571.5700 Sunday 1-4pm BLACK BEAR RIDGE 7235 Acorn Way $519,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Linda Scaglia 239.206.0169 Sunday 1-4pm EDEN ON THE BAY 463 Tulllamore Lane $499,000 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Sunday 1-4pm NAPLES BAY RESORT THE COTTAGES 1005 Sandpiper Street #C-202 $489,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 Sunday 1-4pm CAMDEN LAKES 16116 Camden Lakes Circle $479,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 14pm COUNTRYSIDE VERANDAS 491 Veranda Way #B106 $329,900 Royal Shell Real Estate Liz Appling 239.272.7201 Sunday 12-3pm WIGGINS PASS THE COLONY 662 Wiggins Bay Drive #B-22 $329,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Valerie Bee 239.398.3055 Sunday 1-4pm NAPLES PARK 690 101st Avenue North $319,000 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Thursday 1-4pm HUNTINGTON LAKES 6855 Huntington Lakes Circle #202 $282,000 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Thursday 1-4pm PINE RIDGE 910 Vanderbilt Beach Road #528W $229,000 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Friday 1-4pm CYPRESS WOODS GOLF AND CC 2820 Cypress Trace Circle #2012 $229,000 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Sunday 1-4pm NAPLES BATH AND TENNIS 1510 Oyster Catcher Point #1510-A $225,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Paulina Maynetto 239.287.9227 Sunday 2-4pm GLADES GOLF & CC 197 Penny Lane #3101 $150,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Navarro Group 239.689.9339 Saturday 9-1pm 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 1-4pm PALMIRA GOLF & CC 28497 Chianti Terrace $874,999 Royal Shell Real Estate Mike Fagan & Jason Lomano 239.340.5455 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN LANDING 3480 Fiddlehead Court $689,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN LANDING NAVONA 23540 ViaVeneto Boulevard #704 $599,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Anthony Gatto 239.913.9722 Sunday 1-4pm VASARI COUNTRY CLUB ALTESSA 28590 Altessa Way #102 $479,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Brian Nelson 239.572.2903 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN LANDING COSTA DEL SOL 3463 Marbella Court $479,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Pam Umscheid/Stephanie Coburn 239.691.3541 Sunday 1-4pm HAWTHORNE COBBLESTONE 10318 Flat Stone Loop $379,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 Sunday 1-4pm EsteroAREA ADDRESS PRICE REAL ESTATE OFICE AGENT & PHONE NUMBER HOURS SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS 22901 Shady Knoll Drive $929,900 Royal Shell Real Estate Gary Ryan 239.273.6796 Sunday 1-4pm THE BROOKS CARAWAY LAKES 23361 Caraway Lakes Drive $675,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Roxanne Jeske 239.450.5210 Sunday 1-4pm BELLA TERRA 20765 Torre Del Lago Street $479,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Martin McGill 239.227.6377 Sunday 1-4pm Featured Open HouseBONITA BAY TAVIRA 4851 Bonita Bay Boulevard #802 $1,825,000 Open Sunday 1-4pm Visit for Details Gary, Jeff & Becky Jaarda 239.273.4596 Web ID 216040817 Florida Weeklys OPEN HOUSE DIRECTORY | October 28 & 29Call 239.325.1960 to be inculded in Florida Weeklys OPEN HOUSE DIRECTORY Contact your Account Executive to advertise.


What is the most significant change youve seen in your industry over the last year?Consumer confidence is up and theres responsible buying/selling. Clients actually get it and are planning for their future in responsible ways. Even a seller loss can be a benefit for their familys future. It is an exciting time to be selling real estate.How are you responding to changes in the local economy? Full-time economy. We dont have to wait for season to buy or sell. Efforts for my clients are 12 months a year with an ever so slight twist of local focus and up north reachout in the summer months that results in sales for my clients.Name the top three elements or practices that have been absolutely critical in the success of your business? Not to be clich, but I really do care for my clients. My practice is identifying clients wants and needs, taking time to do so, and examining how we present their property or an offer to purchase with careful review. I take the time upfront to care for my client well before we write a contract. Step by step is my motto.What are things youd like to change about your industry now? Your organization or business? I would love to see the level of professionalism I am accustomed to from my years of NYC business transferred to real estate agent processes. The business of real estate is a business and it should be handled in that format no matter the property price or age of client. Documentation needs to be carefully responded to, not rushed and unprofessional.Within the context of your current marketing/promotional strategy, how do you differentiate your company from your competitors? To differentiate myself, I have the courage to slow down the initial process. I stage a home well before photos. Too many agents rush to MLS and may hurt prices. Buying clients: I prepare pre-meetings, conference calls, pre-approvals, proof of funds This ensures my buyer is perceived as the best at offer presentation.Whats your superpower? Listening is my super power. Asking questions and clearly learning what a sale will bring to my clients life is the key to doing my job. I have their goal in mind during the process. Listening is key in my negotiating the best deal for my buyers and sellers in real estate.What will you base your success on for 2018?To clearly communicate the benefits of my daily business schedule and plans of action to my clients, Realtors and affiliates. Following the daily schedule provides a huge success rate for my clients. Explaining the process to those who dont follow a schedule in my industry is the challenge.How are you growing and developing your employee skills?My dad once said no one can take away your education. For that reason I employ a weekly business coach and attend prospecting clinics, listing processes, production retreats. Results are tracked so we can learn how to improve our results for the benefit of our clients.Can you tell us about a new hire that will make a positive impact this coming year? Past clients are the base of my business and I want to be sure to keep in touch more often so its database manager. What do you truly love about working here in Lee County/Collier County/Charlotte County/Palm Beach County? Thats easy. Every day is sunny. Even on a gray day the atmosphere of our people is sunny. Our growth is conservative, however forward moving. You no longer see neon signs and our gas stations have palm trees. How do you find inspiration in todays business climate? Honestly, my inspiration was provided by my business coach. Coach: Kelly, buyers and sellers need your work ethic, professionalism and cando attitude. Kelly, you need to find clients to help. If they dont work with you they can get a less than real estate experience. So go out and find clients who need your work ethic. Who is a mentor to you within your industry?Mike Ferry. He reminds me: Professionalism beats trends, young or flashy. A hard days work... works He reminded me recently, Kelly, to date, computers are not buying properties. Personal contact is ever most necessary.What wise words would you tell young people entering the work force today?Be the one who is professional and does more than is expected. Even if sometimes you do everyone elses job, do it with a smile. Its not about the zeros. Business is about helping your clients achieve their goals. If that is your focus you can make a good living and sleep well at night. Listening is key for both buyers and sellers Kelly E. CapolinoKelly E. CapolinoReal estate professional, Downing-Frye Realty WHO AM I?NAME: Kelly E. 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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENTNAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY | SECTION CWWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM INSIDEWEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 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 | 239.262.4242Bring on the authorsJewish Book Festival begins Nov. 16 with songwriter/author Steve Dorff and continues into April. C2 Two-way tieWriting Challenge second place shared by two local writers. C20 Fostering funA wine dinner with Friends of Foster Children Forever, and more to-dos around town. C26-27 Above: Lotus by Slava Fokk Left: Pooja by Leela BolaSEE EAST WEST, C24 BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.comLate film critic and pop culture icon Roger Ebert said in his 1977 review of Star Wars that only rarely did he have an out-of-body experience while watching a movie. I simply mean that my imagination has forgotten it is actually present in a movie theater and thinks its up there on the screen, he wrote. In a curious sense, the events in the movie seem real and I seem to be part of them. Southwest Florida cinephiles looking for a similar kind of escape into the minds and hearts of strangers might find it when the ninth annual Naples International Film Festival brings 48 independent films to town Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 26-29. Lights, Dont miss the action at the ninth annual Naples International Film FestivalEast West exhibit showcases two Naples artists BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.comEast West Fine Art Gallery invites the public to the opening reception for an exhibition of works by local artists Slava Fokk and Leela Bola at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2. Mr. Fokk is a Russian artist and recent transplant often referred to as one the Krasnodar painters, an aesthetic that developed among artists in the city of Krasnodar in the southern region of the country known for its professional artistic training and firstrate museums and galleries. Because of the access to worldfamous collections of art, starting from Russian icons to French impressionism, its unlike other places in Russian, East West owner Olga Arkhangelsaya said. Many young artists didnt succumb to the influence of modernist art that emphasized primitivism and deliberate sloppiness of technique. Instead, she added, Mr. Fokks work verges on technically perfect and Lights, camera SEE NIFF, C4


C2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 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 Collier County Jewish Book Festival goes from strength to strength BY PHIL JASONJewish Book Festival co-chairBringing 18 authors to town from November into April, the third annual Collier County Jewish Book Festival, a project of the Jewish Federation of Collier County in cooperation with the Jewish Book Council, consists of 11 events at various venues. Five events feature a solo presenter, and five feature two authors matched by a common theme (the authors sharing the bill do not co-present or share the stage, but provide back-to-back presentations). And one event showcases the talents of three debut novelists, speaking individually and then participating in a panel discussion and Q&A. Heres the complete lineup: 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at the Hilton Naples: Meet Steve Dorff (I Wrote That One Too a Life in Songwriting from Willie to Whitney). This witty biography includes anecdotes about dozens of stars who have recorded Mr. Dorffs songs, many of them becoming Top 10 hits. Hell perform many of his best-known songs and share the stories behind them. 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, at the Hilton Naples: Actor Stephen Tobolowsky (Mississippi Burning, Glee, Groundhog Day and Memento) discusses his memoir, My Adventures with God, a series of vignettes at once humorous and profound that review his Texas childhood, his adventures of the heart and his struggles with matters of faith aided by encounters with the Torah and the Talmud. Admission includes lunch and a copy of the book. 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, at the Hilton Naples: Meet actress Alexandra Silber, the author of After Anatevka A Novel Inspired by Fiddler on the Roof. What happens to the characters invented by Sholem Aleichem and brought to the stage (and screen) after the curtain falls? Ms. Silber, who knows the play from the inside, imagines what comes next in her sweeping historical novel. Here she will blend musical stylings with spoken words from her book in a theater-like setting. 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 8, at the Naples Conference Center: In his Angels in the Sky, Robert Gandt relates How a Band of Volunteer Airmen Saved the New State of Israel, tracing these courageous volunteers from their various home countries as they moved themselves and the needed equipment to the nascent Jewish state. This is popular history at its best, David-and-Goliath all over again. Mr. Gandt is paired with Bryan Mark Rigg (The Rabbi Saved by Hitlers Soldiers). Amid the chaos and hell of the emerging Holocaust, a small group of German soldiers shepherded Rebbe Joseph Isaac Schneersohn and his Hasidic followers out of Poland on a dangerous and circuitous path to America. Attendees will be surprised to learn about the Wehrmacht soldier who led them. 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, at Temple Shalom: Meet Pam Jenoff (The Orphans Tale) and Gavriel Savit (Anna and the Swallow Man). Both of these inventive novels touch upon the Holocaust in unique ways. Ms. Jenoffs, based on true stories, tells of a German circus that becomes the home and refuge of SEE FESTIVAL, C22 TOBOLOWSKY SILBER


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The programming includes featurelength narratives, documentaries and short films interspersed with Q&As and panel discussions with filmmakers and industry experts. The red carpet opening starts at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, and includes a screening of the celebrated documentary Charged: The Eduardo Garcia Story at ArtisNaples. The rest of the films will be shown throughout the weekend at Silverspot in Mercato (be sure to check the schedule to see which movies will have a filmmaker in attendance). NIFF wraps up Sunday evening, Oct. 29, back at ArtisNaples with awards and a screening of Stuck, a modern musical about six strangers stranded on a New York City subway. A 17-person selection committee reviewed more than 500 submissions before settling on this years lineup. Its like putting on a wedding for 48 different brides. Its exciting and then afterward youre like, Oh, my God. Its a lot of coordination, said festival producer Shannon Franklin. NIFF patrons will see new and developing talent emerging on the silver screen as well as more established actors and filmmakers getting their creative jiggles out by performing or directing independent films. For example, actor Bill Pullman can be seen in the Western film The Ballad of Lefty Brown, and Elizabeth Moss (Offred in Hulus The Handmaids Tale) appears in Mad to be Normal with Dr. Whos David Tennant. Weve always been really intentional to pick the best of independent films and a wide variety of them, Ms. Franklin said. Whatever you gravitate toward, we have it. For example: 0 Weeks is a USAmade drama about a young couple that learns their unborn baby might have a serious health issue. The musical American Folk has a message about the kindness of strangers and the power of music. And The Boy Downstairs is the funny story of a young woman whos forced to reflect on her first relationship when she inadvertently moves into her ex-boyfriends apartment building. And those who live and breathe for the movies will no doubt want to pick a seat for The Fabulous Allan Carr, a documentary about the bombastic producer who gained fame for the movie Grease and the Broadway sensation La Cage Aux Folles but fell from grace after he conceived the notorious 1989 Academy Awards. The Florida premiere screens at 11:15 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, and 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29.A red carpet openingFollowing a years-long tradition, organizers have chosen an inspirational documentary to kick off the festival. Charged: The Eduardo Garcia Story debuted in February at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival and tells the story of a rising chef and avid outdoorsman who is electrocuted with 2,400 volts while exploring the Montana backcountry near his home in Bozeman. Those types of films really resonate with our community, Ms. Franklin said. Especially after Hurricane Irma, she added, Its important to have a film that says big things happen in life that you dont expect, and its how you come out of it that matters. Documented by Mr. Garcias former partner, caregiver and collaborator Jennifer Jane, Charged captures his recovery process starting minutes after his injury, which resulted in the loss of his hand, among other injuries. Prior to the accident, the pair had been filming an outdoor cooking show that highlighted his talents as a rising young chef. We did not have plans to make a film. I think Jenny started filming as a way to show me what happened while I was knocked out on hardcore medicine, Mr. Garcia said. Jennys mind as a producer had already considered capturing it because it would be good for me to have and might be good content for the future. Filming and producing also helped Mr. Garcia process his accident and its aftermath, particularly re-learning many mundane and professional activities. As a survivor of a traumatic injury, it takes a long time to get to a place where you feel grounded and are able to rebound. Bringing this film to the public was a constructive and helpful way to engage myself in the process, he said. The process of having a film made asked me to answer the hard questions it would be easier to put under the rug and not deal with. It was a very cathartic way to make sure I was active in the healing process. That doesnt mean the two were quite ready to use the footage. It took some convincing by producers Dennis Aig and Phillip Baribeau to get them on board. We had a series of conversations and finally convinced them to trust us with the story of the recovery and their relationship, Mr. Aig said. Despite the film being primarily about Mr. Garcias injury and recovery, Mr. Aig and Mr. Baribeau were also interested in examining his relationship with Jane and her role as his caregiver. Phil and I both agreed early on that what we wanted to do was tell Eduardos story, but also focus on their relationship because the role of caregiver is often ignored. We thought that was an important part to the recovery story, Mr. Aig said. Its a survival story and a love story, although the love story is unconventional. Mr. Garcia is still and avid outdoorsman and athlete, but he also does motivational speaking and has co-founded the food brand Montana Mex. His hope is that film audiences will take away the lesson that that everyone has bad experiences, but its important to reach out to loved ones and make the most of every day. We were born screaming and kicking and punching our way into this world, and I believe its easy to start sleep walking, he said, adding, Its kind of a battle and a fun fight. I hope Charged gives audiences a jolt to run that mile or make amends with that friend or family member. Lifes too short, and you never know. Mr. Garcia, Ms. Jane and Mr. Aig will be attend the opening night presentation and take questions from the audience after the screening and then mingle with NIFF patrons at the VIP after party. Theres also another documentary about chefs in the NIFF lineup this year: New Chefs on the Block follows two chefs in Washington, D.C., as they struggle to open their first restaurants. Against all odds, one becomes the most famous new chef in America. The other is forced to redefine success. Featuring legendary chefs and restaurateurs Danny Meyer, Mike Isabella and Michel Richard, it screens at Silverspot at 5:35 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, and 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29.On the shorts sideAnother highlight of film festivals, and particularly this one, is the opportunity to view a variety of short films, a genre that is not widely available to the general public. Ranging in length from two to 20 minutes, this years NIFF shorts have been bundled according to themes Beginnings and Endings, for example, and Choices for about 90 minutes of viewing. The shorts are films that just dont get theatrical distribution anymore, Jonathan Foerster of ArtisNaples said. You used to get a short film before youd see your feature film, but most places dont do that anymore because theyre selling ads in front the movie. Shorts, he added, are sort of the first steps for a lot of film makers This is how theyre getting their start at the cutting edge of independent film because they are so laser focused on an idea. Theyre tight narratives that are very distilled down to their essence. Elaine Newton, who has led film and book discussions for more than 20 years as part of the lifelong learning curriculum at ArtisNaples, will conduct two lectures as part of the festival. At 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 27, she will talk about the merger of NIFF and ArtisNaples, and at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, she will discuss women in film. Admission is free, but reservations are required and can be made at The festival also includes featurelength films and two movies by Florida filmmakers showing at Mercato before C4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYNIFFFrom page 1 1 2 4 3


Sunday nights awards/wrap party and screening of Stuck at ArtisNaples. Hollywood and Broadway veteran Giancarlo Esposito, who stars in Stuck as one of the six strangers stranded in a NYC subway, and the filmmakers will attend the party. Tickets for the NIFF opening and closing night screenings and festivities at ArtisNaples range from $25-$169 and can be purchased by calling the Artis Naples box office at 597-1900 or by visiting The festivals remaining screenings and special events take place at Silverspot in Mercato. Tickets can be purchased at the venue or at NIFF organizers high recommend studying the full festival schedule and film descriptions at www.artisnaples. org/niff. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C5 FALL SIDEWALK SALE OCTOBER 26-29THURSDAY & FRIDAY 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. SATURDAY 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. SUNDAY 12 to 5 p.m.Glorious Food, Great Shops & Graceful Byways (239) 434-6533 Be sure to visit all of these participating stores:A Mano The Beach House of Naples C. Orrico Eileen Fisher Gloss Salon of Naples Gretchen Scott Designs Island Company Janes Caf Jett Thompson Interiors John Craig Clothier Jose Aragon Jewelers Marissa Collections Maus & Hoffman Old Naples Surf Shop Paradise Antiques of Naples Pierre & Harry Pratts Show Salon Sara Campbell Sequin Tickled Pink Unique Boutique Naples International Film Festival>> When: Oct. 26-29 >> Where: Opening and closing events at ArtisNaples; lm screenings and discussions at Silverspot in Mercato >> Info: Find the complete roster of lms, screening times and links to trailers and more information at 6 51. Late Blossom Blues tells the story of a 1932-born, hard-working poor black man from the Mississippi backwoods who becomes an internationally acclaimed blues star after he releases his debut album at age 81. Screenings of the documentary at Silverspot are at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 27, and 5:45 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28. A U.S. east coast premiere. 2. A 26-minute-long documentary, Talia is one of two Florida-made lms NIFF showcases this year. It follows Talia, a charming young woman with Aspergers, as she develops her acting techniques for her aspiring career while gaining communication skills for her life. The second Florida-made lm is Wastecase, a 55-minute-long drama centered on a red satin jacket that jumps from owner to owner over one long night in Miami Beach, providing insight into the shattered, quirky lives of three characters who inhabit it. The two lms, each in its world premieres and with the lmmakers in attendance, will be screened together starting at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at Silverspot. 3. The Florida premiere of Charged: The Eduardo Garcia Story opens the 2017 NIFF as part of the red carpet festivities starting at 6 p.m. Thursday evening, Oct. 26 at ArtisNaples. The cast and lmmakers will be in attendance. 4. In French with English subtitles, The Paris Opera is a full-length documentary that is in turn ironic, light-hearted and cruel. Encompassing music and ballet, it turns the spotlight on great passions and tells the story of life behind the scenes of one of the most prestigious performing arts venues in the world. It has its Florida premiere at Silverspot at 3:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, and 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28. 5. The Sounding, described as a tipping point for otherness, is full-length feature lm is set on a remote island off the coast of Maine. When Liv, after years of silence, begins to weave a language out of Shakespeares words, a driven neurologist brought to the island to protect her commits her to a psychiatric hospital, where she becomes a full-blown rebel. The lmmakers will attend the NIFF screenings at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, and 11:45 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, at Silverspot. 6. Laura Gets a Cat follows the title character, an unemployed writer in New York City whose boyfriend who provides little excitement and whose two best friends seem to have achieved all their hopes and dreams, if only to spite her. Good thing she lives mostly inside her head, daydreaming about all the wonderful things happening in her imaginary life. Silverspot screenings are at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, and 2:15 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29. A Florida premiere.


C6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOTHEATERShe Kills Monsters By The Naples Players through Nov. 5 at the Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 or www. & Vine By The Naples Players through Nov. 19 at Sugden Community Theater. 263-7990 or See story on page C13.Sex Please, Were Sixty By The Marco Players through 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 Veronicas Room By Laboratory Theater of Florida on select dates through Nov. 4. 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. 218-0481 or By Florida Repertory Theatre Oct. 27-Nov. 15 in the historic Arcade Theatre. 2268 Bay St., downtown Fort Myers. 332-4488 or Random World By playwright Steven Dietz in the Black Box Theatre at Florida SouthWestern State College Nov. 2-4 and 9-11. 8099 College Parkway, Fort Myers. Ladies By Gulfshore Playhouse Nov. 4-Dec. 10 at The Norris Center. 755 Eighth Ave. S. (866) 811-4111 or FRIDAY10.27Trunk Show Wind in the Willows hosts a trunk show featuring Symplis Spring 2018 collection with wardrobe building workshop and a fashion show at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. today and 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28. Reservations required. 793 Fifth Ave. S. 643-0663 or Irmagoodness Rotary International District 6960 hosts a benefit concert for Irma victims with performers including Matty Jolie, Sarah Hadeka, Frankie Colt and many more starting at 5 p.m. at Riverside Park in Bonita Springs. $10. www. Concert Gulfshore Opera presents the Gulfshore Tenors in concert at 7 p.m. at Naples Botanical Garden. 5293925 or SATURDAY10.28To Market, To Market Third Street South hosts a farmers market from 7:30-11:30 a.m. 434-6533 or www. Time Clyde and Niki Butcher welcome visitors to their Big Cypress Gallery for their third annual fall festival and fundraiser for Big Cypress National Preserve from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday, Oct. 29. 6952428 or & Hisses The Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosts natureand Halloween-themed exhibits, activities, animal presentations, crafts and more for Hoots & Hisses from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Free for members, regular admission for others. 1495 Smith Preserve Way. 262-0304 or Buy the Books Barnes & Noble hosts a meet-and-greet with local authors at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Free. 5985200 or Boo La La Ooh La La Jewels Du Jour and the Above Board Chamber host an NCH Community Blood Center blood drive from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the boutique at 900 Neapolitan Way. Sign up by emailing For information about donating blood, visit Bash Little ones can enjoy trick-or-treating, jugglers and more from 9-10:30 a.m. at Waterside Shops. $10, reservations required. Proceeds benefit Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples. 598-1605 or Monster Mash The Villages at Venetian Bay welcomes young visitos for trick-or-treating, costume contests, arts and crafts and more fun from 2-5 p.m. Free. 261-6100 or Concert Victor Wainwright & The Train perform at 8 p.m. at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www. SUNDAY10.29Art Show Marco Island Center for the Arts hosts a juried art show featuring a variety of mediums from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 597-5921.Heres Johnny Silverspot screens the Stanley Kubricks adaptation of Stephen Kings horror novel The Shining at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. A family heads to an isolated hotel for winter where an evil presence inspires his father to violence and his psychic son sees horrific forebodings of the past and future. $9.50$16.50. 592-0300 or Festival The Genesis Ensemble of Naples performs with area choral groups from area Lutheran churches to celebrate the 500th anniversary of The Reformation at 3 p.m. at Hope Lutheran Church in Bonita Springs. Free. 25999 Old 41 Road. 992-6952 or Pointe After Dark Naples Bay Resort hosts a three-course dinner and concert by Billy Joel tribute artist Piano Man from 4:30-9 p.m. $120-$150. www. MONDAY10.30Film for Film Lovers Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens Diabolique (1996) at 7 p.m. The wife and mistress of a sadistic dean at a prep school conspire the murder him. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or TUESDAY10.31Pups in the Garden Naples Botanical Garden welcomes leashed dogs from 8-11 a.m. Free for members, $9.95 for others. 643-4737 or www. A Telltale Heart? Hodges University explores whether Edgar Allen Poes spooky tales were purely imagination or based in reality in a lecture from 1-2:30 p.m. $25. 2647 Professional Way. 800466-8017 or Mall-O-Ween Miromar Outlets hosts trick-or-treating, contests, trunkor-treat, music and more from 6-8 p.m. 948-3766 or Spooktacular Fifth Avenue South hosts its seventh annual Halloween Spooktacular with costume contests, live music, trick-or-treating, movies, dancing and more from 4:30-9:30 p.m. Free, registration for costume contests starts in September. 692-8436 or www. Haunted Happenings Florida Southwestern State College hosts a family-friendly haunted evening with trick-or-treating, spooky activities, face painting, costume contests and more from 6-9 p.m. at its Naples campus. 7505 Grand Lely Dr., Building N. 732-3706 or WEDNESDAY11.1Wild 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 Good Morning Om Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park hosts a yoga session on the beach at 9 a.m. starting today and Nov. 6 and continuing each Wednesday through the month. $5 plus park entry fee. 598-1938 or www.greenmonkeyyoga. com.Art ALIVE The galleries and studios of Naples Art District north of Pine Ridge and west of Airport-Pulling roads welcome visitors from 5-8 p.m. More than 40 professional artists will showcase their recent works and demonstrate their medium. Free. Look for the magenta and white flags. 289-5070 or 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 COMING UPSUP Rookies Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park hosts beginning paddleboard lessons for people ages 12 and up at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 4. $15, registration required. 431-0958 or Concert The Appleseed Collective performs on the lawn at Mercato at from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2. 2541080 or To Be Seen Naples Art Association presents Scene to Be Scene, a runway art show, starting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at Volvo Cars of Naples. $25-$150. 262-6517 or Coffee with a Cop Collier deputies invite the public to share a cup o joe with them from 8-10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at the North Naples Dunkin Donuts. 887 105th Ave. N. 774-4434 or Cultural Fest Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum hosts its 20th annual American Indian Arts Celebration with artisan, childrens crafts, dance and art demonstrations, wildlife shows, alligator wrestling and market from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3-4. $7.50-$10. (863) 902-1113 or Night Opera Naples presents Madama B utterfl y featuring a cast of international artists and the Naples Philharmonic at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at ArtisNaples. $25-$115. 5971900 or Party Naples Zoo celebrates the Florida panther with on-site experts, field trips, safety tips and activities for kids and adults from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4. Free for Collier residents, regular admission for others. 2625409 or Take a Hike CREW Land & Water Trust hosts a guided walk focused on wildlife observations from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 4. $15 for members, $25 for others. 657-2253 or www. Psychic Fair Spirits Row hosts a psychic fair with a panel of readers, crystal light bed, table tipping, soul painting and more from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at Unity Church of Bonita Springs. $5. 28285 Imperial Pkwy. 947-3100 or for the Birds Everglades Wonder Gardens food trucks, local craft beers and live music to raise money for upgraded bird habitats from 3-7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4. $15-$25. 27180 Old 41 Road. 992-2591 or Om on the Beach Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park hosts a yoga session on the beach from 4:30-5:30 p.m. starting Monday, Nov. 6 and continuing each week through the month. $5 plus park entry fee. 598-1938 or Miromar Outlets hosts a car show featuring vintage, custom and exotic rides from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. 948-3766 or Free Concert Bonita Springs Concert Band performs from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, at Riverside Park in Bonita Springs. 405-3320 or Chamber Concert Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs hosts a chamber concert featuring Baroque works at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. $25. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or COURTESY PHOTOThe Naples Players production of absurd and fantastical She Kills Monsters continues on the main stage at the Sugden Community Theatre through Nov. 5. The cast includes Kylie Campbell, Amy Hughes and Mike Santos. 263-7990 or


WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7 Suspicious Minds Country crooner Dwight Yoakam performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, at ArtisNaples. 5971900 or Art Reception Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center hosts an opening reception for its annual painting exhibition featuring work submitted by artists in Collier and Lee counties from 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6. Free. 300 Tower Road. 530-5940 or Travel Talk Premier Travel hosts cocktail while guests learn about travel offerings by Azamara Club Cruises from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at Club Pelican Bay. Free. 707 Gulf Park Drive. 261-1177 or You Should Be Here Country artist Cole Swindell performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at Germain Arena. $35$45. 9487825 or Broadway vocalists and circus acrobats perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, Nov. 7-10, and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or Art Show Naples Artcrafters hosts a juried fine art and craft show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at Cambier Park. Southern Rock The Marshall Tucker Band and Charlie Daniels Band both perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at Seminole Immokalee Casino. $55-$125. (800) 2180007 or Bridal Blast Hilton Naples hosts a boutique bridal showcase from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, with local vendors, prizes and giveaways. Free for registered brides, $5 for others. 272-8477 or Free Concert Naples Concert Band performs at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, at Cambier Park. 263 -9521 or Pointe After Dark Naples Bay Resort hosts a three-course dinner and concert by a George Strait tribute artist from 4:30-9 p.m. Sunday, Nov 12. $120$150. Readers Theatre The Naples Players host readings of five one-act plays centered on the theme Youre Never Too Old To Be Young at 7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12. $10. 262-7990 or www. See story on page C14. Rocking Chair Humorist Jean Robertson, a 73-year-old Youtube star known for her witty speeches and observations, performs at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall. $29-$50. 481-4849 or Dinner with the Artists Naples Art Association pairs painter Marcus Zotter and chef Amber Phillips for a before-your-eyes collaboration that ends in a delicious dinner Tuesday, Nov. 14. $130 per person, $250 per couple. 585 Park St. 262-6517 or Art Reception Marco Island Center for the Arts hosts a reception for its newest exhibition of artist Marianne Oehlers paintings from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14. Her works will be on display until Nov. 18. $10 suggested donation. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 3944221 or Workshop Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park hosts a jewelry workshop with their resident artist from 9-11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16. $3, plus park entry fee. 597-6196 or The ninth annual Naples International Film Festival kicks off a weekend of independent films with a red carpet opening and screening of the documentary Charged: The Eduardo Garcia Story at 6 p.m. Thursday at ArtisNaples. See story on page C1. The The Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosts naturehosts natureand Halloween-themed exhibits, activities, animal and Halloween-themed exhibits, activities, animal presentations, crafts and more for presentations, crafts and more for Hoots & Hisses from from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Ghosts and goblins come out to play on Tuesday at a Ghosts and goblins come out to play on Tuesday at a variety of events around town that offer trick-or-treating, variety of events around town that offer trick-or-treating, activities, costume contests and more. Kick off the day activities, costume contests and more. Kick off the day with a talk about Edgar Allen Poe and his twisted with a talk about Edgar Allen Poe and his twisted imagination at 1 p.m. at imagination at 1 p.m. at Hodges University before moving on to before moving on to more kid-friendly fare in the more kid-friendly fare in the evening. evening. Silverspot Cinema at Mercato gets into the Halloween spirit with a screenings of The Shining for its weekly throwback film at 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday. Naples Art Association presents Scene to Be Seen, a fully staged runway show featuring wearable art created by artists from around the world at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at Volvo Cars of Naples. Pictured here is artist Katie Vance modeling one of her handmade headdresses. $25$150. 10.28 10.26 10.31 10.29 11.2


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The evening is presented by the American Association of Architects Florida SouthWest. All are welcome. Its never the same talk, he says. I go every six months to the Maya world, and every talk is influenced by what Ive just seen. Its not a stock talk at all. He first lectured about the Maya to the Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C., six years ago. He also spoke at the global Maya conference, the only architect in a sea of archaeologists. His passion for the Maya, their architecture and their culture, is infectious. He doesnt approach the topic like an archaeologist. I look at the world as an architect, and at how their architects would perceive the world, he says. On the first day he visits a site, he looks at the various buildings. The next day, he returns to specific sites he wants to see in more detail, and makes sketches. And only then, he reads about them, to see if I agree or disagree. Theres no one way to interpret these things, he says. The Sarasota architect, who attended high school in Fort Myers, has long been interested in ancient civilizations. He recalls taking his then very young sons to the Yucatan in the mid-70s. He thought theyd be overwhelmed by what they saw, but I was knocked over, he says. I had no idea the buildings were so grand and so beautifully designed, the way they work with the land and the sun as it changes in the seasons. The land is sacred. When you did a building, you were on sacred ground. You needed to treat the building with respect and the land with respect. I saw the same (mentality) in Greece and Rome. While studying at Yale, he had a revelation in architectural historian Vincent Scullys class The Earth, the Temple, and the Gods. In his coffee-table book titled In/ formed By the Land: The Architecture of Carl Abbott, Mr. Abbott writes that Mr. Scully described how the architects of the ancient world developed a great harmony between their sacred structures and the earth, which was to them profoundly sacred and even romantic in spirit To me this was an unexpected awakening. When Mr. Abbott works with a client, he starts by walking around the site at various times of day, to get a full sense of the views and the land. Hell look at it from different levels, from the water or from above the way the Maya and the Greeks and Egyptians worked with their buildings so they relate to the land, the view lines and the breezes. He orients his buildings to take advantage of the seasonal changes and passages of time. And from there, the buildings organically take shape. My buildings really tie in with the land, he says. (Whether its) a small building, a residence, a school, a church we try to work with the land as much as we possibly can. The Maya would be thoughtful about where they put openings in the building, to get the maximum amount of sunlight. The same approach works in our subtropical climate. Here in Florida, with the sun in the winter, you want to get a lot of sunlight, which is physically and psychologically necessary, he explains. You want to have openings on the south side of the building. In the summer, its almost directly overhead, so no light would come in through the opening in the south side. So right there, youre working with nature, letting it warm you in the winter and not heat you in the summer. Those are ancient, obvious things, but most architects couldnt care less. He also embraces asymmetry in his work, often designing buildings like a shell: clean and very strong on the outside, yet presenting a different, more intimate face to its tenants. Those are things Ive always loved in architecture, he says. To see a building that has a presence to the community, and then an intimate sense of presence to the owners, a more important side, usually facing a view, if there is a view. Mr. Abbott earned his masters in architecture at Yale, studying under famed architect Paul Rudolph. He worked with Richard Rogers and Norman Foster in London and then moved to New York City to work for I.M. Pei (who designed the Louves glass pyramid in Paris and the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.). He founded his own practice in Sarasota in 1966, where he still works and travels to Mexico as often as he can. I get excited talking about architecture and the Maya architecture. Every trip I do, I get reinvigorated by the awareness of their awareness. ABBOTTSEAN HARRIS / COURTESY PHOTOArchitect Carl Abbott designed the Butterfield Lagoon House near Sarasota with various angles and planes to make the best use of the sun and air. Mr. Abbott travels to Mexico twice a year to study the architecture of the Maya and says his passion for his work is reinvigorated with every trip. >> What: Movement/Space and the Maya, a lecture by Sarasota architect Carl Abbott >> Who: Hosted by the American Association of Architects FlaSW Chapter >> When: Thursday, Nov. 2, 6 p.m. cocktails and canaps followed by lecture >> Where: Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, Fort Myers >> Cost: $20 >> Tickets: (search for Carl Abbott) or email rick@


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AS SEEN IN THE SCOUT GUIDE NAPLES Lee McCarthy, PresidentWHEN YOUR JOURNEY FROM A DREAM TO A GREAT STORY INCLUDES US, YOU TRAVEL BETTER. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C19 NAPLES FIRST MEDISPA MANUEL PEA, M.D.Board Certi ed Plastic Surgeon Targets ne lines, wrinkles, acne-prone or oily skin, hyperpigmentation, sun damage, brown spots and more NON-SURGICAL FACIAL REJUVENATION COLLECTORS CORNER Plastics enter the pecking order of objects at my house scott SIMMONS Collecting is what it is. For some, its hoarding. You can fill your house or garage or warehouse with indiscriminate mountains of stuff. Much of it may have no logic, but its yours. For others, its about curating. Those collectors want the best of the best. The most beautiful, the rarest. Most of us fall somewhere in between. As for me, I seek out items that catch the eye because of design or quality. Quality is what wins out for me every time, if only because quality endures. I liken it to a pair of shoes a pair of inexpensive loafers looks like you cut corners after a few wearings. But a pair of Ferragamos gains patina with time even if youre walking through holes in the soles, those shoes still look like Ferragamos. Yes, theres something to be said for an old sole and for an old soul. A few years ago, I attended an estate sale handled by my friend, the late Lou Ann Wilson-Swan. The home she was liquidating was filled with quality antiques that had attracted top dollar from collectors in the 1970s and s. Among the objects was a set of a dozen Coalport dinner plates. The porcelain from which those plates were made had a light-grabbing quality that was matched by the handpainted decorations that covered each plate. That set would have sold for more than $1,000 in decades past. I bought the set for around $100 and never regretted it. My friend Jim Antone, a Jacksonville antiques dealer, saw the plates and said, A Rolls-Royce is a Rolls-Royce. The quality shone through hence my attraction to them. There also is something to be said for the eye-catching. I was thinking about that as I selected this weeks find a pair of 1940s Bakelite, or Catalin, napkin rings in the shape of chicks. Collectors now use the terms Bakelite and Catalin interchangeably, though Catalin is a little heavier. When Phenol-based plastics became widely available in the early 20th century, they were revolutionary. Here was a material that was relatively durable, colorful and inexpensive to make. It also was more fireresistant than its predecessor, celluloid. But it was so forward looking, too. Artisans never could have replicated these fanciful shapes in natural materials, like stone or wood or glass or tortoise. But using plastics, anything was possible even middle-class people could have affordable and attractive table settings. The word plastic became synonymous with something cheap. Thats unfortunate, because even something as basic as these napkin rings would have been hand-finished. But show me a red Bakelite radio, or caramel-colored cutlery handles, the deeply saturated greens of a mahjong set, and you have my attention. Theres nothing cheap or tacky about those. After all, they once were cutting edge, and all still have great graphic appeal. And, at least in this case, cuteness defies the decades. Bought: N oahs Ark Helping Pets, 824 B elvedere Road, West Palm Beach; 561833-8131. Paid: $10. The Skinny: My friend Janice Lowder, who owns this charity shop, had taken these napkin rings to sell at an antiques show without success. When she offered them to me for $10 a pair, I jumped at the opportunity. Theyre so much a product of their time probably the 1930s or s, when colorful plastics began to dominate the decorating scene. I love the stylized Art Deco-Art Moderne look of the birds, from their circular heads and bodies to their angled tail feathers. The napkin rings would have been cut from caramel-colored plastic and the burgundy beaks hand-inserted. I love knowing they have the patina of time there are wear marks on their bottoms and one of the beaks has a nick in its tip. But that doesnt diminish their pecking order in my collection. THE FIND:A pair of Bakelite napkin ringsSCOTT SIMMONS / FLORIDA WEEKLYThese Bakelite, or Catalin, napkin rings date from the 1930s or s. Each stands about 2 inches high.


Waiting at the Window BY GREIG MCCALUMNaplesShe watched him pull eagerly into the parking lot of the tired motel and gave him a little wave as he swaggered from the car, her perfect nails flashing blood red in the hot sunlight. Hurry, she thought, Im waiting for you. She hadnt planned for things to turn out this way, for her to be doing this necessary work, as she called it. It had simply become something she did. Not too often, although admittedly it was becoming more frequent. She should try to control that. She had so much to do, after all. No, it had simply occurred to her that if she didnt do it, then nobody would. Not the authorities, the police, the social workers, the probation officers. It was just too difficult. Too messy. And so the suffering would continue. More women and childrens lives ruined, their futures broken, their hopes and sometimes their lives extinguished. So, shed been pragmatic. Wasnt that what theyd always said about her? Deena is sensible and organized. She has a bright future ahead of her, her teachers had written in school. She smiled at the irony as she watched him take the stairs two at a time to the second floor and make his way along the concrete landing to where she waited. She felt calm, knowing exactly how this would play out. The first time, shed been more nervous. Shed made sure the mother and kids were out with people, locking in their alibi, saving them from more worry and hassle. Shed arranged the meeting at a local by-the-hour motel and shed given the man Tyler, a compact, sweaty bully the big come-on at the local dive bar, something he so clearly enjoyed. She smiled at the memory of his hot excitement as hed barged through the door, reaching out to her in anticipation of some fun in the afternoon. Instead he found the cold steel of the gun pressed into his gut, and a bullet shortly thereafter. A cheap trick gone bad, the cops decided. Happens all the time in these neighborhoods. A collective shrug: It wasnt like anyone actually missed Tyler Dupont. Shed been both appalled and thrilled at the sensation of killing a man. No, not a man: a monster. Her revulsion at her violence tempered and ultimately vanquished by the deep-rooted feeling of righting a profound wrong. Now the family would not suffer again at his tattooed fists or filthy boots. As he bled out, blinking into the dimming light, shed knelt close to his ear and whispered Honey, this is from Loretta and the kids, with a smile in her voice, just as theyd taught her at work. That had been seven times ago now. Shed been careful to vary her C20 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY New TRAVELING Exhibit OPENS NOVEMBER 15! COMING SOON! NAPLESZOO.ORG 239.262.5409Come meet these playful African Penguins before theyre gone! At Naples Zoo from November 15, 2017 through April 15, 2018. PENGUINS PARADISEINPENGUINS PARADISE WRITING CHALLENGE WINNERSTwo stories tie for second place in annual fiction contest BY CINDY PIERCEcpierce@ oridaweekly.comWhile there was just one overall winner from among 256 entries in the 2017 Florida Weekly Writing Challenge (see Oct. 19, page C1), two stories tied for second place and three came in third when the judges votes were tallied. This week we present the secondplace finishers, both of which were inspired by the accompanying photograph. Greig McCallum spent a couple of hours pounding out the first version of his dark story titled Waiting at the Window. The idea for it came instantly when I saw the rather moody photograph, he said. The hard part, he added, was editing down my initial story to the 750-word maximum allowed. That bit of work took ages. A recent transplant to Naples from the UK, Mr. McCallum owned an advertising agency in his former life. I wasnt a copywriter, but I have always enjoyed writing, he said. I suppose I just really love words. Mr. McCallum and his wife own Menchies Frozen Yogurt in Naples. Waiting at the Window is his first short story to be published. Fort Myers attorney Doug Molloy majored in film at the University of Florida and wrote movie reviews for newspapers in Miami. Hes also had some poetry and a few short stories published before, but all that was a long time ago, he told us. Now a practicing criminal defense lawyer, Mr. Molloy spent more than 20 years as chief assistant U.S. attorney for Southwest Florida. Considering his career, his take on our photo prompt, the story he titled Clarity makes perfect sense. As soon as I saw that picture, I thought about someone waiting, he said. And in my line of business, waiting is never good. It only means something that was supposed to happen, didnt happen. Like our friend Tom Petty said, The waiting is the hardest part. Three short stories tied for third place in this years Writing Challenge. Look for them in next weeks edition of Florida Weekly. MOLLOY MCCALLUM Florida Weekly Senior Editor Betty Wells took this photograph while vacationing in Greece. It inspired the two short stories that tied for second place in the 2017 Florida Weekly Writing Challenge. The first-place winner by Neapolitan Kristine Gill was published in the Oct. 19 edition.SEE WAITING, C21


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But so what? It is as clear as glass, clear as the mirror I looked into this morning while I was putting on my shirt. It is either her, or its me, and it damn sure isnt going to be me. Criminals are different from regular people. Oh, they use the same words, and they talk about the same things, for the most part their wives, their kids, how the game went, whatever. But their words dont mean the same thing. You would need an interpreter to get at it. And what a criminal is saying, no matter what words they use: They really dont give damn. They dont care at all. Not about you, not about anything. And criminals dont smile the way real people smile. It is a practiced smile, but you wouldnt mistake it for false. Like the smile a society cokehead makes when he doesnt want you to know hes as high as the penthouse ceiling. Theres an angry animal underneath that smile, detectable only if you are looking for it. Im always looking for it. I call us criminals because I dont know what else to call us. Sociopaths or sons-of-bitches is closer, unbelievably arrogant or self-important, inventing themselves every minute so it all works. They are the men who take. Remorse? Code? Just a punchline or a playing card. To a criminal, there is just me, and then theres everyone else. Thats it. Movies about the Mafia or bank heists, or the thousands of movies about hit men, they are all garbage. Not one word of truth. First of all, hit men are the lowest paid of anyone on the totem pole. Movies make it seem like they are some kind of elite living the sweet life, but they are the guys who will do anything anytime for a few dollars, so desperate all they have to do is be pointed in the right direction. I know a guy who killed someone for some porn and $500. Second of all, there is nothing a criminal cant leave in 10 minutes, 30 seconds, a second. A house, a car, a wife, a kid. You think about how that plays out. For us, its all just fast forward until you die. If you ever look backward, the runner passes you, the bear eats you or you have to admit to yourself that you really believed for a little while that you could be close to someone, someone could be trusted. She didnt start meaning to sell me out, but there it is. That is the cold, hard deal. There isnt anyone you can trust. Real people think that isnt true, but it is as true as the man about to point a gun at you. So here we are. Its like this she knows Im coming. Shes even finishing her cigarette and putting it out on the sill, letting me know what room shes in. More or less, I figure shes calm. WRITING CHALLENGE WINNERSMO. Used different disguises to book motels, twice even going to his place, knowing it had to be empty for him to suggest it. And shed used different guns. But then guns were pathetically easy to come by nowadays. Amusingly, the police had even asked her about the cases a few times, in her official capacity as a counselor for domestic abuse, to check if the wife could have done it. No, she always told them with a sad smile, the wife was way too terrified to even contemplate such a thing. True, of course. Thats why they needed her help. Speaking of which, this one Lee? Steve? was a particularly cruel example. His little boy was so scared of him he would wet himself and hide under the bed when his fathers car pulled in. His wife had been to ER with so many little accidents that the nurses had begged her to speak with a counselor. Which is where Deena had heard her story. And put him on her To Do list. And now, Deena would take care of things for her. And for as many women like her as she could. Because she was practical, hands-on, engaged. Just like those teachers had said. She heard heavy footsteps stop outside. Honey, Im here! he panted, thumping eagerly on the thin door. She could smell the booze and sweat from where she stood on the other side, feel his heat radiating through it. She calmly reached for the grubby door handle, tightening her grip on the gun held low at her side. Soon shed have one less case on her busy schedule, another one crossed off her list and the quiet satisfaction of a job well done. WAITINGFrom page 20


C22 WEEK OF OCT. 26-NOV. 1, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY BUY ANY 17/18 TICKET PACK & RECEIVE A$20 GIFT CARD & BLADES T-SHIRT Valid on any new any game any time, select, or full package purchase.TICKETS STARTAT $10 Wed, Oct 25 & Fri, Oct 27SWEETS IN THE SUITESSat, Oct 28 Kids in costume trick-or-treat in the suites during the 1st intermission. THIS WEEK VS For Tickets: John McCarron, No. 252016-2017 WEDNESDAYS$2 BEER, WINE & DOGSWEEKEND DEALSFRI KIDS EAT FREESAT TAILGATE PARTY 5-7PM two young women. Ms. Savit imagines Krakow in 1939, when young Anna, her father taken by the Nazis, meets a mysterious, somewhat magical fellow whom she follows through the most dangerous situations. 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29, at the Hilton Naples: Sitcom writer Susan Silver talks about Hot Pants in Hollywood: Sex, Secrets & Sitcoms. The afternoon also includes Joan Rivers biographer, Leslie Bennetts (Last Girl Before Freeway). 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, at Temple Shalom: Family-focused memoir is the theme. Playwright and film producer Peter Gethers My Mothers Kitchen tells the heartwarming story of his determination to bring his aging mothers friends and loved ones to the table one last time for a feast featuring her favorite dishes. In Wherever You Go, There They Are, actress Annabelle Gurwitch (Seinfeld, Murphy Brown and Dexter) describes the family she tried to escape and the ones she joined by accident or on purpose, including her southern ancestors, the sisterhood and an adult summer camp for vegans. 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26, at the Naples Conference Center: Three authors discuss their new works and their careers: Jane Healey (The Saturday Evening Girls Club), Sana Krasikov (The Patriots) and Ellen Umansky (The Fortunate Ones). 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, at Temple Shalom: Its all about love and relationships with Marilyn Simon Rothstein (Lift and Separate) and Renee Rosen (Windy City Blues). Ms. Rothstein creates Marcy, a Jewish mother of three grown children, whose husband of 33 years leaves her for a fitting model he met at his brassiere empire. Set in 1950s and s Chicatgo, Ms. Rosens novel tells of the forbidden romance between a young Jewish Polish immigrant and a black blues guitarist from the South. 1 p.m. Friday, March 16, at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Greater Naples: Five-time Emmy Award-winner Alan Zweibel is a writer for Saturday Night Live and Curb Your Enthusiasm. His book The Other Shulman won the Thurber Prize for American Humor in 2006. His latest project is the Passover Haggadah parody For This We Left Egypt?, co-written with Dave Barry and Adam Mansbach. 2:30 p.m. Monday, April 9, at Beth Tikvah synagogue: As a character in her own book, Abigail Pogrebin (My Jewish Year) is presented as a somewhat rebellious family member who feels her Jewish life has not been as rich as it might have been. So she embarks on an entire year of research, observance and writing about every ritual, fast and festival in one Jewish year. Sponsors of the 2017 Collier County Jewish Book Festival include: Florida Weekly, Hilton Naples, U.S. Bank, Barnes & Noble at Waterside Shops, Steinway Piano Gallery, Womens Cultural Alliance, JFCS of SWFL, TheatreZone, John R. Wood Properties, JNF, Senior Housing Solutions, AJC West Coast, Beth Tikvah, Collier/Lee Chapter of Hadassah, Clive Daniel Home, FIDF Miami Chapter, the Holocaust Museum & Education Center of SWFL, Temple Shalom Sisterhood, Dr. Barrett Ross Ginsberg and Naples Jewish Congregation. For ticket information and purchase, author bios and book synopses, visit To order tickets by phone, call the Jewish Federation of Collier County at 263-4205. FESTIVALFrom page 2 ZWEIBEL GURWITCH 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


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C23 239.263.7254 3 0Y ears CELEBRATING1988-2018 Join Us For Our Exciting Happy Hour Daily 4-6 25% OFFLounge Menu 4-650% OFFHouse Wines & Cocktails $2.00 OFFImported & Domestic Beers$3.00 OFFCall, Top Shelf & Premium Cocktails$4.00 OFFPremium Wines The Village on Venetian Bay Naples Take U.S. 41 to Park Shore Drive 23 9 .263.4421 mwaterfrontgrille.comSpecials Available in the Bar and M Lounge Only Lounge Menu Available Every Day From 3-Close SAVE THE DATE High fashion collides with high art at Scene to be Seen: A Runway Art Show to benefit the Naples Art Association from 6:30-10:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at Volvo Cars of Naples. Jewelry designer Amanda Jaron chairs the evening that will include a runway show, sales gallery and live auction featuring clothing and accessories for men and women by local artists and designers from Los Angeles, New York, the Philippines and Italy. Tickets range from $25 for students to $150 for a VIP package. For tickets or more information, call the Naples Art Association at 262-6517, ext. 121. The Community Foundation of Collier County hosts the 2017 Celebration of Philanthropy luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. The following awards will be presented: The Robert C. Cosgrove Award, Patty and Jay Baker; the Harvey Kapnick Award, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida; Outstanding Corporate Philanthropy Award, Wynns Market & Catering; and the Excellence in Civic Leadership Award, The Latchkey League of The Salvation Army. Tickets are $185. For more information, visit Humane Society Naples holds its 19th annual Fashion Show & Luncheon: The Real Housepets of Naples at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 10, at The RitzCarlton Beach Resort. Co-chairs are Philip Douglas and Doug Olsen. Tickets are $200. For more information, email Annemarie Zoller at events@hsnaples. org. The 2017 NCH Hospital Ball takes place Saturday, Nov. 11, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. The longest running annual gala in the history of Naples has been held for 59 years to raise funds and awareness for critical hospital programs and services. For more information, call 624-2000. Eye on Excellence to benefit Lighthouse of Collier Center for Blindness and Vision Loss takes place from 6-9:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, at Vineyards Country Club. The evening includes cocktails, dinner and a concert of classical music by Max Rabinovitsj, Milana Strezeva and Thomas Mesa. Tickets for $200 are available by calling 430-3934. For information about sponsorship opportunities, call 354-0143. Shops and restaurants at the Village on Venetian Bay do their part for Friends of Foster Children Forever during the annual Sip & Sample from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16. For more information, call Gisela Estrada at 262-1808, email or visit NAMI of Collier County welcomes music icon and mental health advocate Judy Collins as keynote speaker at the 2017 Hopes Shines luncheon set for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, at Grey Oaks Country Club. Although she has reached the highest pinnacles of creative success with Top 10 hits, Grammy nominations and best-selling books during the past 40 years, Ms. Collins has also faced heart-breaking adversity. Hopes Shines guests will hear her personal story of her battles with alcoholism, depression and her sons suicide, and how she found her path to hope and clarity by breaking down the barriers of helplessness and secrecy that too often surround issues of mental illness. For tickets or more information, email Tea at the Ritz to benefit MakeA-Wish Southern Florida takes place from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. For tickets or more information as the date nears, call 992-9474, ext. 22, or email CAPA Cultural and Performing Arts Center holds its annual gala, Hitting the Right Note, Monday evening, Jan. 8, 2018, at the Naples Sailing & Yacht Club. For more information, call 775-2800 or email The sixth annual Evening for Better Tomorrows: A Night of Motown Magic to benefit Jewish Family & Community Services and the Naples Senior Center takes place from 6-11 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at Club Pelican Bay. Attendees will enjoy a cocktail reception, dinner and dancing to the music of Shadows of the s. Tickets are $375. Sponsorship packages are available from $2,500 to $20,000. For more information, call Jaclynn Faffer at JFCS at 325-4444. The David Lawrence Center celebrates its 50th anniversary next year. While numerous programs and events will mark the milestone throughout the year, the biggest of all will be the 50th Anniversary Celebration Gala: Puttin on the Ritz the evening of Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. For more information, call Jennifer Denike at 304-3505, email jenniferde@ or visit The Wishmakers Ball to benefit Make-A-Wish Southern Florida will be held Saturday evening, Jan. 13, 2018, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. For tickets or more information as the date nears, call 992-9474, ext. 22, or email Email details about your charity gala or fundraising soiree to Cindy Pierce at COLLINS


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CULTU CUL n A A T IES 22 DESTINATION SWFL 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLYLOCAL FLAVOR BY KAREN FELDMANcuisine@oridaweekly.comURE, ITS LOVELY TO DIG YOUR TOES INTO THE SAND and enjoy a day at the beach. But the ultimate perk of Florida winter is being able to dine outside. In January. With little more than a sweater to ward off a chill. Its why even restaurants that arent on the water figure out a way to cluster some table outside. In places like Old Naples, downtown Fort Myers and Punta Gorda, sidewalk tables afford great spot from which to people watch while dining. At the beaches, there are spectacular water views, often with sunset vistas as a bonus. And just in case the air gets a bit brisk, most establishments have outdoor heaters to keep you toasty. That said, its always a good idea to take a sweater with you. Here are four of my favorite spots for dining al fresco. NaplesWhen it comes to a restaurant in which the view and the food are both memorable, M Waterfront Grille has few peers. This Naples favorite offers a stunning view of Venetian Bay along with excellent food and exceptional service. And as if thats not enough, the wine list is exemplary as well. The management describes the cuisine as cuttingedge continental a term coined by former executive chef Brian Roland and still used by current chef John Berry. What that means is food that isnt fussy but is fresh and carefully composed. The kitchen makes its own b utter a nd you may be tempted to make a meal of the bread as a result. Fresh fish selections and steaks are expertly executed but vegetables get their due as well. Try to save some room for dessert as these are all house-made and superb as well. And then there is that spectacular view, made even S When it comes to a restaurant in which the view and the food are both memorable, M Waterfront Grille has few peers.VANDY MAJOR PHOTOGRAPHY AD DEADLINES & PUBLISH DATESCall your Account Executive today! 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Ms. Bolla is a Naples geriatrician who picked up painting animals and Indian scenes about a year ago. Shes a remarkable artist with just the opposite of Slavas style, Ms. Arkhangelskaya said. Ms. Bollas colors and sense of urgency comingle in such a way that the gods and animals she portrays seem to be communicating. Everyone looking at her animals will be immediately drawn into the painting and will communicate with the animal, Ms. Arkhangelskaya said. They should not be judged by perfection and technique. Their strength is in their spontaneity and the vibrancy of the colors. Theyre like all the Indian spices thrown together. Through its regular exhibitions showcasing the work of local artists, East West Fine Art Gallery has created a EAST WESTFrom page 1 Leela Bolla is a Naples geriatrician who started painting about a year ago. Shown here is Mother and Child.


NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 NEWS A25 HAPPY HOURDaily 11am-9:30pm (Bar Only)Check Out Our Happy Hour Menu!10/26: El Gato Solea 10/27: The Consecutones 10/28: Joey Fiato 10/29: Manhattan Connection 10/30: Bill Colletti 11/1: Steve Fenttiman & Jimmy ClemensThe Only Naples Restaurant Where Fresh Seafood is Flown in Daily From New England! 4221 East Tamiami Trail, Naples Not responsible for typographical errors or changes in entertainment schedule. LIVE ENTERTAINMENTSun-Thu 6-9pmFri-Sat 6:30-9:30pm friendly atmosphere for beginners of talent to showcase their work. There are a lot of people coming here who arent artists yet but they have the time and the space to paint, Ms. Arkhangelskaya said. Many artists want to come to us because they cant exhibit in big spaces or outdoor shows. Theres some shyness to them We want to help these artists because otherwise our community will never see their work. Giving local artists a more intimate space, professional lighting and an indepth consultation about how to display and market their work is the gallerys way of making a contribution to the development of the local art scene. No matter what, talent comes in many shapes and forms. We want to support and share our knowledge and help them to success, Ms. Arkhangelskaya, who owns the gallery with her mother, Olga Arkhangelskaya, said. It also just enlightens and enriches our lives as gallery owners as well. The exhibition will be on display through Sunday, Nov. 12, at the gallerys Bigham Galleria location at 2425 Tamiami Trail N. To RSVP for the opening reception or for more information about the exhibition and the artists, email or visit Slava Fokk is a Russian artist whose paintings verge on technically perfect. Shown here are Lady in Red and Flamingo. t-michaels.comSunday-Thursday 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.WATERFRONT DINING IN VENETIAN VILLAGE4050 Gulf Shore Boulevard North Take US 41 to Park Shore Reservations Taken 239.261.0622 6 6 Join us for Naples Best Happy Hour! IN THE LOUNGE 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. every day!Weekend SpecialsAVAILABLE IN LOUNGE OR DINING ROOMFday In the Lounge OnlyDelicious BBQ Baby Back Ribs with fries, Beans, Cole slaw 1/2 Rack: $14 Full Rack $24All You Can Eat Fish & Chips $19Sarday Saturday 4-6pm OnlyPrime 12 oz. Prime Rib with Baked, Sweet, or Mashed Potato and Vegetable $21 Add a lobster tail for $15 more Call or Come in For Our Great Daily Specials! Last shipment of fresh King Crab legs from Dutch Harbor! Veterans Day is November 11th! ALL VETS EAT FREE!! 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C28 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 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. Alaska King crab legs THU Zuppa di Pesce Shrimp, Lobster, Clams, Mussels, Squid, Scallops and Fish Italian Seafood Soup Over Linguine Branzino 1 / to 2lbWhole Mediterranean Sea Bass Cooked to Perfection SUN Chefs 5Course Tasting MenuPlus House Wine Flights 42oz Pour 1/2 Price Happy Hour 3-6pm CUISINE NEWS The Naples Winter Wine Festival: All We Need Is Love has announced its full line-up of vintners, chefs and Master Sommeliers for 17 intimate dinners to kick off its 18th annual celebration Jan. 26-28, 2018, at The RitzCarlton Golf Resort. The roster of more than 30 distinguished wineries and 18 award-winning chefs boasts a collective eight Michelin stars and 15 James Beard Awards and represents more than 13 wine-producing regions, eight countries and five continents. Year after year, the Naples Winter Wine Festival is proud to welcome such resounding talent to Naples, said festival co-chair Susie McCurry. We are thrilled that these respected vintners, chefs and Master Sommeliers will be joining us for what is sure to be an exciting festival weekend to support the children of Collier County. Michelin-starred Gary Danko of Restaurant Gary Danko in San Francisco will serve as this years Chef de Cuisine, and David Duncan and Karynne Duncan of Silver Oak will serve as Honored Vintners. They will be joined by longtime festival supporters including vintners Marilisa Allegrini of Allegrini Estates, Shahpar and Darioush Khaledi of Dharioush, Olivier Krug of Krug Champagne, Paul Bartoletooa of The Bartolotta Restaurants and Dominique Crenn of Atelier Cren. NWWF attendance is limited to 580 guests and ticket packages start at $10,000 per couple. For more information, visit Locally owned restaurant group Culinary Concepts has announced plans to open The Saloon at Coconut Point in the former home of its Blue Water Grill. The restaurant will specialize in hand-cut steaks, craft burgers, homemade barbecue, tacos, fresh salads and desserts. The bar will offer more than 250 types of spirits, 50 draft and bottled beers and 50 wines. The interior will be reminiscent of an Old West saloon with a 100-year-old bar, crystal chandeliers and suede leather. Opening is expected later this fall. For more information, visit www.gr8food. net. Caf & Bar Lurcat hosts a launch party for its new Champagne Thursdays and will include progressive pours of Nicolas Feuillatte champagne, passed hors doeuvres and giveaways starting at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26. Glasses priced from $5-$10. 494 Fifth Ave. S.; 213-3357 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 La Colmar Bakery & Bistro hosts its inaugural Oktoberfest celebration from 6-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 27-28. Guests will enjoy bottomless steins filled with craft beer from Naples Beach Brewery, and a three-course Bavarian dinner that includes bratwurst, schnitzel, German potato salad, fresh pretzels and Black Forest flamb. Festive dress is encouraged, with prizes awarded to the most enthusiastically costumed couple. $75, limited to 50 people. 80 Tamiami Trail N.; 315-4304. 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 cooking class with Executive Chef Josh Zeman where guests will learn to make two Italianinspired dishes at noon on Saturday, Oct. 28. The first course is snapper tartare with pine nuts, pineapple and kohlrabi and the second is classic pork meatballs. $50. The restaurant also 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 butternut 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 COURTESY PHOTOJust weeks after Hurricane Irma dumped a 9-foot storm surge on Chokoloskee, Havana Caf of the Everglades reopened for winter season on Oct. 15. Dont be afraid to come down to Chokoloskee. Were ready! says co-owner Dulce Valdes. The caf is at 191 Smallwood Drive. 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C30 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 26-NOVEMBER 1, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 239.389.69012500 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Suite 1100, Naples, FL 34109Purchase Tickets: Lunches, Private Events & Group Party Rates Available COMING UP NEXT... Located Inside ROW SEAFOOD OCTOBER 26-29 J CHRIS NEWBERG NOVEMBER 9 & 12 JAKE IANNARINO NOVEMBER 2-5 LAVELL CRAWFORD Book Your Holiday Events Today! Dinner and a Show Holiday PackagesStarting at $35 Per Person VINOGday, mate and good wine, tooWe were at a wine tasting in Aspen, sitting across a table from Stephen Henschke and Prue Henschke, with several glasses of their legendary Hill of Grace Shiraz in front of us. As I sipped through the vintages, I was blown away for several reasons. First, its one of the two or three most famous wines to come out of Australia (along with the fabled Penfolds Grange and Clarendon Astralis) and the people across from me were practically legends. Second, Hill of Grace costs about $350 a bottle, so theres not much chance Ill ever have any in my cellar. Third, the wine is arguably one of the purest expressions of what Australian winemaking is all about. Wine is a cultural artifact and reflects the general personality of the country and the people who produce it. I think this is particularly true for the Aussies. If youve ever hung out with any, you know them to be hale and hearty, outrageously sociable and your best friend right from the first handshake. Accompanied by a ringing Gday, mate, you get a slap on the back so hard it knocks you down. The wines do the same thing. Theyre often characterized as the in your face variety. Truer words were never spoken. Americans like the Aussie approach so much that the country will soon be the second largest importer. Surprisingly, about 60 percent of the grapes grown in Australia are white: Chardonnay, Riesling, Semillon and the like. Around 30 percent are red and the rest go in to the stickies, or sweet wines. It is, of course, the big heavy, extracted, fruity reds that capture our attention and interest most vividly. In fact, the big Shirazes and blends can be so powerful they need to age for eons before youd dare open the bottle. (I attended a vertical tasting of Penfolds Grange a few years ago, and we drank the 1971. It could have used another 10 years in the cellar.) Unlike the French, Italians and even the Californians, most Aussie wines, even the greatest ones, are blended from fruit thats sourced from very extensive areas. Not much single-vineyard designation here, not much talk of terroir or importance of some sacred little piece of land that grows heavenly grapes. The designated winegrowing regions are enormous, and the grapes that wind up in the bottle come from far and wide. It would be like Napa winemakers blending in grapes from as far away as Washington State. Unthinkable for them.About 99 percent of the winegrowing regions are clustered in the southeast corner of the country, with Margaret River the lone exception, being located all the way over there in the far southwest. And most of the famous valleys, like Barossa and Coonawarra, are relatively close to cities, making wine tourism a very easy thing to do, as long as you dont mind driving on the wrong side of the road after a few tasting room visits. Another thing that makes Australian wines so much fun is that they like to put puckish and whimsical names on their bottles. The Monkey Spider. The Dead Arm. Carnival of Love. The Stump Jump (dont ask). Until next time, enjoy our new recommendations. Cline Chardonnay Sonoma Coast 2016 ($11) A pleasant everyday drinking wine with a nice balance between the vanilla notes from the oak and the hint of green apple. Toward the finish you may detect some pineapple and citrus flavors as well. WW 88. CK Mondavi Family Merlot California NV ($8) Michael Mondavis value priced line of family wines is a good choice for everyday sipping. This Merlot is a deep garnet color in the glass, with straightforward flavors of purple plum, cherry, blackberry and maybe a bit of pepper. Nicely complex. WW 85-86. Grgich Hills Estate Chardonnay Napa Valley 2014 ($43) If theres one thing Mike Grgich knows how to do, its make Chardonnay. This was the panels favorite white of our tasting session. A huge burst of creamy oak, followed by pronounced flavors of grapefruit. Soft and round on the palate with well-integrated subtle green apple, lemon and a slight hint of pepper. If you want to splurge a bit on an upper-end Chardonnay, this is the one. WW 94-95.Ask the Wine WhispererQ: I see the word reserve on some American wine labels. What does it mean? A: In the U.S., the word reserve has no special meaning. Winemakers can give any wine a reserve designation. However, in France, Italy and other Old World countries, the term is legally regulated and is used for wines that meet strict winemaking and aging requirements. Jerry Greenfield is creative director of Greenfield Advertising Group and wine director of the international Direct Cellars wine club. His book, Secrets of the Wine Whisperer, is available through his website, s t a A l p


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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 Pan Fried Sole $11Served with potato Au Gratin cake and veggies topped with a lemon beurre blanc Baked Haddock Kendra $13 Topped with chopped bacon and American cheese served with rice and veggies Shrimp & Bay Scallop Stir Fry $11Served with sauted veggies in a sweet teriyaki sauce over rice Super Saver Lunch Specials CUISINE REVIEWLa Colmar brings authentic flavors of France to city hungry for themBakeries tend to make me feel guilty. After all, they are full of sinfully rich cakes, pastries and other decadent goodies that I feel certain wreak havoc with my cholesterol levels even when I only look at them. But patronizing one like La Colmar allays some of that guilt because you can first have breakfast or lunch and then indulge in dessert. La Colmar is the creation of Yannick and Ana Brendel, a couple for whom food is a passion. Mr. Brendel is a thirdgeneration baker and pastry chef who grew up in France (in a town not coincidentally called Colmar in the Alsace region near Germany). He even imports his flour from France, preferring it to the more bleached and glutinous variety found in the States. His wife, who serves as restaurant manager, is of Dominican heritage and shares his strong commitment to serving top quality food with warmth. Their partners, Ed and Sue Mullen, are the founders of the Pan-Florida Challenge for Hungry Kids, a 180-mile charity bike ride that has so far raised $1.1 million to feed hungry children in south Florida. Like the Brendels, they are ardent food lovers, particularly of the French variety. This bakery-bistro feels like its been plucked off a French street and plunked down on U.S. 41 just north of old Naples, with the exception of the rather modern structure in which it sits along with its sister restaurant, Timeless an MHK Eatery, which is its own entity (but theres an open space that allows you to look from one into the other).The dining room has high ceilings with a subtle industrial look softened by a second-story window that gives the impression theres a charming little living space above the bakery. A faux finish, complete with some bricks peeking through, gives the room an Old World feel. The tables are scattered about so that parties can settle in with their goodies and enjoy the ambience and one another.The focal points of the room are three glass display cases that run almost the full length in front of the kitchen area. Customers just naturally gravitate to them. Colorful pastries eclairs and Napoleons and crme brulee and tarts fill the first case. The next is filled with baguettes, brioche, croissants, beehives, rustic country loaves, sourdough breads and more. On top of this case sit labeled cardboard boxes filled with cutup bites of the breads so customers may sample them. And sample they do. The third case holds the savory dishes that constitute meals: salads, benedicts, omelets and sandwiches customers may choose from and order. You pay at the counter, get a number and take a seat. In a little while, a server will deliver a freshly made version to the table. While having everything on display is visually appealing, the system is a little confusing unless, of course, you are of the life-is-uncertain-have-dessertfirst school. The staff is helpful and happy to explain how it works, so we made our way to the savory section, ordered lunch and beverages and headed off to await their arrival. The staff behind the counter was uniformly on point. Our server, unfortunately, was not. Over the course of our meal, she brought the wrong food to our table, attempted to deliver our dishes to another table, brought two desserts to us then waited a good 10 minutes before delivering the third all without a word of apology. We saw much better performances at the tables around us, so well assume we simply got the newest of the bunch or the one least invested. Nonetheless, the food was good. We sampled an avocado and goat cheese open-faced sandwich ($10), which came topped with an egg and accompanied by a small fresh salad with a creamy dressing. Everything was fresh and the combination of ingredients was delicious, particularly on the fresh-baked bread. A goat cheese omelet ($13) was also good, the eggs light and fluffy, accompanied by oven browned potatoes and two pieces of lightly toasted bread. The best of the bunch was a smoked salmon Benedict ($15) with a wondrously creamy hollandaise sauce atop a brioche. It, too, came with a salad. Of course, you must have dessert here and so we did. A Napoleon ($6.95) had the requisite layers of creamy custard, but the pastry was not the typical lightly crisp layers of puff pastry. Instead it had firmer layers that, while tasty, were difficult to cut. We could have used a knife but our server had disappeared. A vanilla clair ($6.95) was lovely, the choux pastry containing rich cream then topped with sweet vanilla icing and tiny contrasting colored dots. The icing on top was a bit too thick and sweet for my taste, but thats a personal preference. Others may find it just right. The crme brulee ($6.95) was creamy and properly fired on top so that the sugar was just lightly crisp perhaps thats what took it so long to arrive and was a satisfying end to the meal. Properly nourished and then some we proceeded to load up with croissants and loaves of rustic country bread to take home. I can heartily recommend the almond croissants and the rustic country loaf. Clearly more research is needed here. La Colmar Bakery & Bistro80 Tamiami Trail N., Naples; 315-4303 Ratings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: >> Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday >> Reservations: No >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: Savory dishes and salads, $10-$15; pastries and desserts, $5-$7 >> Beverages: Wine and beer served >> Seating: Conventional tables indoors and outside, a few upholstered chairs >> Specialties of the house: French pastries and breads >> Volume: Moderate to high >> Parking: Free lot >> Website: www.lacolmar.comSuperbNoteworthyGoodFairPoor KAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLYA fluffy omelet with goat cheese is rich and decadent.KAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLYOne case holds a tantalizing display of freshbaked breads. Savory items for breakfast and lunch are set out in a case for easy identification


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C -2300 7 6-65all 86 .COM T. C21SUNBEL T LISTINGS! HOME & LOT 550 SEARCH OVERCOME TRUE! MAKING DREAMS TE OF FLORIDA AT TA ST A Y 21 IN THE CENTUR#1 TO SCHEDULE YOUR SHOWING! 866-657-2300 CALL Fairway Bend Waterfront Beauty3 bed 2 bath with awesome view. Electric shutters, granite kitchen tiled floors.$285,9001-866-657-2300 800FM009795. ESTERO Open! Bright! Updated 3 Beds! 2 Baths!3 Beds*2 updated baths*new floors*new granite*new a/c* + more*community pool*clubhouse*workout room & more.$290,0001-866-657-2300 800FM059104. FORT MYERS Luxurious Pool Home3/2 Pool home in SW Cape Coral with stunning upgrades.$292,5001-866-657-2300 800CC047178. CAPE CORAL Single Family Pool Home2 bed 2 bath with pool right on the lake. Awesome view move in ready turnkey.$299,5001-866-657-2300 800FM032145. ESTERO The Reserve at EsteroLarge 4/2/2 home built by Toll Brothers.$315,0001-866-657-2300 800FM076548. ESTERO Direct Sailboat Gulf Access3/2.5 Gulf access pool home located less than five minutes to the river!$319,9001-866-657-2300 800CC053379. CAPE CORAL Gorgeous New Construction Home3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, fantastic open floor, 1 car garage, and open lanai, lot of room for pool.$320,0001-866-657-2300 800BS035782. BONITA SPRINGS Perfect Family Home3 Bedroom, 2 bath pool home located in SE Cape.$325,0001-866-657-2300 800CC054801. CAPE CORAL 3 + Den / 2.5 in Stoneybrook Golf CommunityWell maintained 3+Den/2.5 bath in Stoneybrook. Close to shopping, schools, and airport. Enjoy a great golfing community.$329,0001-866-657-2300 800BS047844. ESTERO Spectacular Villa for SaleAmazing villa for sale in this beautiful Divota built community. Tons of amenities. close to airport, shopping,beaches.$329,9001-866-657-2300 800FM060919. BONITA SPRINGS River DistrictCharming Mid-Century Modern River District pool home, fenced yard, open floor plan, new upgrades, tropical private backyard.$379,0001-866-657-2300 800FM038495. FORT MYERS Prestigious Area & HomeWhiskey Creek home will own this lovely 2,344 sqft 3/2.5 bath pool home.$379,0001-866-657-2300 800FM052079. FORT MYERS Spectacular 4-5 BR, Den Pool HomeCustom home with over $100,000 in upgrades, from whole house generator, & RO, dream kitchen & laundry with LG Appliances.$385,9001-866-657-2300 800CC038198. CAPE CORAL Steps from Barefoot & Bonita BeachesNew construction in Imperial Shores, this stunning home features; 1443 sqft of living area. 3/2 with spacious floor plan.$395,0001-866-657-2300 800BS035755. BONITA SPRINGS Walking Distance to Cape Harbour4/2 Pool home with lovely great room and split bedroom floor plan. Beautifully maintained with spacious living areas.$350,0001-866-657-2300 800CC038313. CAPE CORAL Fort Myers Beach-Great Value-Great Location2 Beds 2 baths beachfront community includes Gulf of Mexico.$359,0001-866-657-2300 800FM055664. FORT MYERS BEACH Limitless Possibilities-On Almost 3 AcresLarge 4 bedroom plus lots of extra rooms with a ground floor separate entrance sitting on almost 3 acres!!$365,0001-866-657-2300 800NA051439. NAPLES Newly Constructed Home3 bedroom 2 bath ultra efficient home on Imperial Shores.$374,0001-866-657-2300 800BS035740. BONITA SPRINGS Quick Access to Charlotte Harbor PGI BeautyVery nice 3/2/2 home with concrete seawall and boat lift. Metal roof.$329,9001-866-657-2300 800CH242104. PORT CHARLOTTE Original Owners Upgrades GaloreAdditional living area added at construction. Extra large, lake front lot, granite crown molding. Easy to show!$339,9001-866-657-2300 800BS055001. BONITA SPRINGS Beautiful and Tranquil Views3/2 Martin Bay Model Home with views of the preserve. Loaded with upgrades!$345,0001-866-657-2300 800CC060921. FORT MYERS Gulf Access Pool HomeBring your boat! Gulf access 4 bedroom 3 bath pool home, sitting on an oversized lot w/a 35' wrap around dock!$350,0001-866-657-2300 800CC056414. CAPE CORAL

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w w om c. T LT .w w C21SUNBEL TY IN 1984 T REAL Y 21 SUNBEL TT FOUNDED CENTUR A BARBARA M. WA NAME YOU CAN TRUST TO SELL YOUR HOME .2300 7. 6.65Call 86 7 .COM T. .C21SUNBEL W. WWW T TT AT WA BARBARA M W A Beautiful 3/2 Waterfront Pool Home in Port CharlotteGorgeous well maintained pool home with amenities. Canal waterfront. 2 car garage. Come see it!$399,9501-866-657-2300 800CH238418. PORT CHARLOTTE Tanglewood NeighborhoodCharming 4 bedroom home in the Tanglewood neighborhood with extra garage and parking for your boat and/or RV!$420,0001-866-657-2300 800CC046062. FORT MYERS Beautiful Gulf Access Pool HomeDon't miss this one. Everything is done! Beautifully landscaped!$439,0001-866-657-2300 800LE058779. CAPE CORAL Charming Ranch Style HomeOpen concept floor plan. One of the largest lots in Bella Terra. 4 Bed/2.5 bath pool home with plenty of upgrades.$449,0001-866-657-2300 800BS049865. ESTERO Former Mercedes Model Home4 bedrooms/3.5 bath custom pool home.$450,0001-866-657-2300 800CC044406. CAPE CORAL Pool Home in Bella Terra5/3 pool home with 3 car garage in the Bella Terra community. 24 Hour guard gated community.$464,0001-866-657-2300 800BS048975. ESTERO Stunning 3/2/2 Pool Home in Paseo CommunityYou will not believe the features of this home and the amenities the community has to offer! Schedule your showing today!$467,9901-866-657-2300 800CC042126. FORT MYERS Southern ExposureSpacious and airy, southern exposure home on a wide direct sailboat canal with quick access to the river and open water.$469,9001-866-657-2300 800CC049398. CAPE CORAL Wide Intersecting Canal Views.1,664 sqft with 3 bedrooms/2 baths and a beautiful pool and spa. Located in the desirable Sands Blvd area.$469,9001-866-657-2300 800CC060224. CAPE CORAL Salem Model Pool Home3 Bedrooms + den, 2.5 baths and heated low maintenance salt water pool system. Expansive preserve view!$514,9001-866-657-2300 800CC043267. BONITA SPRINGS Riverfront ViewWide water and riverfront views throughout this large 4 bedroom 3 bath pool home.$549,9001-866-657-2300 800CC060461. FORT MYERS Stunning Waterfront HomeLocated on spreader/preserve with gulf access no bridges! Ideal vacation rental w/3785 sqft room for the entire family!$559,9001-866-657-2300 800CC062414. CAPE CORAL Direct Access Pool Home5 Bed/4.5 baths + 3 car garage. Over 3,500 sqft of living space. Southern exposure on direct access Bimini Canal. Pool.$799,9501-866-657-2300 800CC040434. CAPE CORAL Mother-in-Law SuiteHome features 3/2/2 in main house with a mother-inlaw attached apartment w/living room, full kitchen & master bath!$1,295,0001-866-657-2300 800CC043281. BONITA SPRINGS Ft. Myers Contemporary Estate HomeThis is a two story estate home has been totaly remodeled.$1,699,0001-866-657-2300 800FM022494. FORT MYERS Ft. Myers Beach Bayfront HomeOver 5,000 sqft with a private boat dock! One of a kind home on the bay.$1,700,0001-866-657-2300 800FM033960. FORT MYERS BEACH Gulf Access Pool HomeBeautiful 3 bed, 2 bath SW Cape sailboat access home on a wide canal. Open floor plan, pool, spa. Large undercover.$569,9001-866-657-2300 800CC014769. CAPE CORAL Turnkey Pool Homes3 bedroom + den, 2.5 bath pool home on a canal in desired Palaco Grande area.$569,9901-866-657-2300 800CC047040. CAPE CORAL Waterfront Living in Pine IslandEnjoy this spacious 2 story home with direct access(1200 feet) to the open water. A cook's kitchen; heated pool/spa.$625,0001-866-657-2300 800FM079890. ST. JAMES CITY 3/2 Direct Gulf Access Pool, Lift, Turn KeyEnjoy the Florida lifestyle w/this beautiful direct gulf access pool home. Dock w/ lift. $160,000 of upgrades turnkey.$650,0001-866-657-2300 800CC043143. CAPE CORAL