House HuntingLive large on almost 3 acres in convenient Livingston Woods for $950,000. B1 Symphonies aboundSouthwest Florida rings in a diverse symphonic season. C1 ROGER WILLIAMS A2 GUEST OPINION A6 BEHIND THE WHEEL A11 NEWS OF THE WEIRD A17 CLUB NOTES A18-19 PETS OF THE WEEK A22 BUSINESS MEETINGS A25 NETWORKING A30-31 OPEN HOUSE MAP B30 BOOK REVIEW C2 FILM REVIEW C15 CUISINE NEWS C28-31 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDE Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store.www.FloridaWeekly.comWEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 On the MoveWhos going where, doing what on the local business scene. A27 Put a bow on itWith help from our gift guide, all you have to do is wrap.INSERT NAPLES&B ONITASPRI NGS We had such success (250-plus short stories) and fun with this years Florida Weekly Writing Challenge that we dont want to wait until next summer to tap back into our readers collective gift with words. So weve come up with an end-of-the-year exercise we hope youll be inspired to try. Heres how you can play. Think about your year and then set it to haiku. Those three lines arent exactly a stellar example, but they were written on deadline and they do conform to the basic rules of the ancient form of Japanese poetry: three lines written in 5/7/5 syllable count. Although Wikipedias entry for haiku goes deeper and references the juxtaposition of two images or ideas and the manner in which the juxtaposed elements are related, we like the Academy of American Poetrys observation that haiku emphasizes simplicity, intensity and directness of expression. Five, seven and five. Seventeen syllables. Done. Yes, you can haiku. Our only other requirement is that your haiku hint at something about 2017 that stands out for you, whether its a milestone or one small moment, a natural disaster or a personal dilemma. And because were all hopeful about 2018, you can also compose a forward-looking haiku if you choose. Send your haiku or two (but no more) in the body of an email (no attachments) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include your full name, the town where you live and a phone number where we can reach/text you should we want to know more about your ditty. Well print as many of our favorites as space allows in the final Florida Weekly of 2017. So what are you waiting for? Show us how you do haiku BY CINDY PIERCEcpierce@ oridaweekly.com SEE SHOOTER, A8 maniac starts pulling the trigger? How do you stay alive when a BY BOB MASSEYbmassey@ oridaweekly.com IKE A SCENE OUT OF AN APOCALYPTIC horror movie, on the evening of Saturday, Oct. 15, 2015, downtown Fort Myers was swarmed by thousands of the living dead. Well, at least folks who were dressed that way for Zombicon, the annual Halloween season festival that had crowds flooding the streets, restaurants and bars. The theme was Fallout: 1985, described as a 1980s throwback, postRun-hide-fight Run-hide-fight approach to approach to mass shootings. mass shootings. The average number of minutes an active shooter incident lasts. Percent of the time the crime is o ver be fore the police arrive. Mass shootings that have occured in 2017 in the U.S.INSIDE : BYTHENUMBERS L Footage from shootings at Columbine in 1999 and Zombiecon in 2015 shows just two of the hundreds of mass shootings that have occurred in the U.S. Vol. X, No. 6 FREE
A2 NEWS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY M A T T E R momentsTheres no place like home on the holidays. matterbrothersfurniture.com Its that deep breath of contentment as you fluff that last pillow right before the doorbell rings and your guests arrive. We know sharing your home makes up the moments in life that matter. Stop in today and find the perfect backdrop to your life. sarasotapinellas parkfort myerstarpon springsnaples THE LEADER IN COASTAL HOME FURNISHINGS COMMENTARYGift ideas for Puritans (notes to myself)Hey Roger, as a direct descendent of the first Puritan liberal in the New World, you need to shape up and think critically about indulgent gifts this holiday season. Youre morally and politically opposed to them, arent you? So why are you weak? Why are you consistently enchanted by those big, splashy, sinful presents, like bottles of Scotch whiskey for more than $12,000, or imported cars for more than $100,000? Whats wrong with you, bonehead? Youre having too much fun. You need to be a lot stronger. Youre just a puddle of excess. Get down and give me a hundred on your knuckles, you pissant! I wanna see some suffering during this holiday season. I wanna see some blood, dahmit, whether red or blue! R Roger, time to start thinking about Christmas, which is almost upon us. Okay, thats enough. Except for this: Jesus wouldnt recognize any part of it nowadays. Knowing that, what are you gonna give your kids for Christmas, a lump of coal? Sorry, kid, Christmas is all about dirt poor and coal broke, because you come from Puritan stock. Your job is to save souls, not find fun and merriment under a pine tree. Heres some coal. Enjoy it before you die, kid. Painfully, as God intended. Has anybody ever actually given his kid a lump of coal for Christmas? You could be the first. Some kids get cars or bicycles or fancy clothes or Disneyworld passes or a new iPhone or a bound volume of El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha at Christmas. And some kids get a lump of coal, maybe with a job starting at 16 in a West Virginia coal mine. Jesus, what a world. R Hey Roger, wake up! Get crackin! Hustle! Get off your rear! Go! Yours in the plague of conscience, R My dear Mr. Roger Olney Williams III, father of Evan Williams and Nash Williams, son of Roger Olney Williams Jr., son of Roger Olney Williams, and 11th generation grandson of Roger Williams, formerly of London, the first liberal to arrive in the New World, settle Providence and found not only Rhode Island but the First Baptist Church in America, all while insisting his fellow Puritans keep their word in treaties with the Indians; also the first to write an EnglishIndian language dictionary, the first abolitionist who led the first effort to stop slavery in a British-American colony, and the first to strongly insist on the separation of church and state and therefore the first to get his butt kicked out of Salem, Mass., one January night in 1635 during a blizzard and have to walk more than 50 miles through the deep snow to be saved by wait for it Jesus! Jesus? No, Im afraid not. He was saved by the Wampanoag Indians, those pagans, who liked him more or less (probably less) and took him in for the rest of the winter, until he could found Providence and the state of Rhode Island, moving his family out of Massachusetts to join him: What was I saying? Oh yeah, my dear Mr. RW, how are you doing? Having a good day? And hey, bub: Christmas is almost here. Have you bought any gifts for the family yet? R Dear Roger, have you considered Hanukkah? Look, pal, I ask because Hanukkah involves gifts every day for eight days, not just on one little day and it doesnt come with that albatross they call the Puritan tradition hanging around your neck. A person celebrates Hanukah and he can eat, drink, dance, smile, laugh, and lets just be honest make wonderful uninhibited love with his wonderful uninhibited spouse, who isnt being choked to death by the Puritan no-pleasure tradition because shes Jewish. So wadded say? Convert to Judaism? I would. Sincerely, your ghost-of-Puritan-Christmases-Past, Roger Williams PS: Tibetan Buddhism is good, too. The Christians and the Jews have some wacko leaders and real oddballs managing affairs for them from time to time, but the Tibetan Buddhists have the Dalai Lama, and his judgment is always perfect, a signature of the heart inscribed broadly across the pages of kindness and bound forever in the book of compassion. Hey Roger, look, why dont you worry about all this next year? Be a puritan tomorrow, not today. I recommend the following options for family and friends: The Macallan Lalique Crystal Decanter of 55-year-old Highland Single-Malt Scotch Whiskey, for $12,500, with 100 bottles said to be left available in the U.S., or something like it: (us.themacallan.com); The 2018 Maserati Quattroporte starting at just $105,200 (maseratipalmbeach. com, or naplesluxuryimports.com); The bamboo fly-fishing rod with reel and case made by Jason Fox, for $10,200 (www.etsy.com); The one and only X-15 flamethrower (legal) for about $1,600, (www.throwflame. com); The Vladimir Putin Cat-Scratching Post or posts for Obama, Clinton or Trump for $169, if theyre not sold out (www.drunkmall.com); The Hillary Clinton Nut-Cracker, $33.95, from (you guessed it) www.stupid.com; The 70-hour coiled beehive candle, made from beeswax, for $32.99 at amazon. com; And finally, pal, a lump of actual coal if you cant stand all the fun well, two lumps of coal actually for that guy that broke up with you by text for that lost client who decided cheaper with diminished quality from off shore is better than your quality for that ex-girlfriend who used the old adage no man wants to hear: Its me, not you. And, I suppose, for the offspring of Puritans, just because. Coal, $6.99 (www.thegreatcanadiangiftcompany.com). a t c i n roger WILLIAMSrwilliams@floridaweekly.com
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A4 NEWS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 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 Humphreymaggie@floridaweekly.com Circulation AssistantTom HumphreyCirculationGreg Tretwold Anthony Scrace Allan Clayton Maria ChavezAccount ExecutivesNicole Ryannryan@floridaweekly.comCori Higginschiggins@floridaweekly.comLexi Marklelexi.email@example.comAdam Schonberg firstname.lastname@example.orgSales and Marketing AssistantKatie BabkaBusiness Office ManagerKelli CaricoPublished by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddis email@example.com Jeffrey Cull firstname.lastname@example.org Jim Dickerson email@example.com Naples Florida Weekly 9051 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 202 Naples, Florida 34108 Phone 239.325.1960 Fax: 239.325.1964 Subscriptions:Copyright: The contents of the Florida Weekly are copyright 2017 by Florida Media Group, LLC. No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 239.325.1960 or visit us on the web at www.floridaweekly.com and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $34.95 in-county$53.95 in-state $60.95 out-of-state OPINIONThe hypocritic oath BY BOB FRANKENTheres no such thing as the Hypocritic Oath, but there should be. Translated from the original Pig Latin, it is: Be sanctimonious if you want, but dont get caught doing the very same thing youre so holier-than-thou about, otherwise itll bite you in the butt. That is a very loose translation. Among those it has bottom-bitten is Sen. Al Franken. He goes first because were related. Were friends, so anyone whos not happy with what I say here can rip me a new one. Al has been outspoken about female rights, but dont you know, he stands accused of physically imposing himself on fellow performer Leeann Tweeden while on a USO tour 11 years ago. Not only that, but he was photographed pretending to grope her chest while she slept. It was tasteless, to say the least, and stupid. Now a second woman has come forward to say that while she posed with Franken at the Minnesota State Fair, he grabbed her rear end. So, is he a hypocrite? Al himself says he is. In his apology to Tweeden, he wrote: I respect women. I dont respect men who dont. And the fact that my own actions have given people a good reason to doubt that makes me feel ashamed. Our next stop on our hypocrite parade is TWEETUS, Mr. President. No sooner had Sen. Franken been hoisted by his own petard than President Donald Trump took to Twitter to bang out: The Al Frankenstien picture is really bad, speaks a thousand words. First of all, the doofus misspelled Frankenstein. Secondly, if theres anyone who should be avoiding this subject, it is Donald Trump, who is charged with all manner of sexual violation. Fourteen women that we know of have claimed that they were his victims. Hed often brag about such things. Trump, of course, is from the neveradmit-anything school, much like Roy Moore in Sweet Home Alabama. Moore has been credibly accused of being sweet on just about any teeny-bopper in a skirt back when he was in his 30s, which was nearly 40 years ago. He stands accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old, among others. Moore denies it all, and hes refusing to abandon his Senate bid. Hes rallying his fellow Christian fanatics, who are normally sternly prudish about sex except when it comes to their boy Roy, and Donald, of course. But lets spread the love; hypocrisy is definitely bipartisan. With our sudden interest in purging all piggishness, those leading the charge are the very same ones who ran interference for Bill Clinton back when he was president and faced a drumbeat of credible charges. Thats because he supported their progressive agenda. Monica Lewinsky and Paula Jones were just two of the women they savaged. They have a lot to answer for, and so does Hillary, who was criticized by enemies as being her husbands perv enabler. Now shes telling a radio interviewer that Every situation has to be judged on its own merit, meaning husband Bills situations were somehow different. They were not. Obviously, theres a huge difference between politicians, certainly now, but theres one thing they have in common on all parts of the left-middle-right spectrum: Most of them are card-carrying hypocrites. Alabamas Roy Moore is pure Steve BannonRoy Moore is the Steve Bannon project in a nutshell. For the former Trump operative, the Alabama Senate candidates tattered credibility is a feature, not a bug. If Moore had well-considered political and legal views, good judgment and a sterling reputation, hed almost by definition be part of the establishment that Bannon so loathes. Since Moore has none of those things, hes nearly an ideal representative of the Bannon insurgency. Events in Alabama make it clear that Bannons dime-store Leninism burn everything down, including perhaps the Republican Senate majority comes at a considerable cost. In this enterprise, the truth and standards dont matter. Being anti-establishment is an escape clause from personal responsibility, and war means proudly defending the indefensible. Its no accident that Bannon ended up joined at the hip to the one Republican in the state of Alabama who might be capable of losing a Senate race. Bannon went out of his way to associate himself with Moore, and to make the former judge twice jettisoned from the states highest court a poster boy for his style of politics. There are two options in terms of Bannons role in Alabama. If hes the Svengali he portrays himself as, hes falling down on the job. It appears Bannon didnt do thorough opposition research on his own candidate, a standard professional practice, and couldnt prevail on Moore to get his story straight before talking to the media. Then theres the option that Bannon is simply a glorified bystander in Alabama, which is consistent with the fact that Moore would have almost certainly won the primary with or without Bannons support. Donald Trump was Donald Trump long before Bannon showed up, and, sure enough, hes been Donald Trump since Bannon left the White House. Ultimately, Bannon is a barnacle on the Trump brand, although one that cant get his story straight. Sometimes he says the Trump administration is effectively over, in which case hes implicitly saying that his erstwhile boss abandoned his voters within a year of taking office. Bannon doesnt dare follow this thought through to its logical conclusion. Instead, he inveighs against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Bannons argument that a globalist cabal has coalesced to thwart Trumps agenda in Washington is contemptible nonsense. Obamacare repeal and replace failed in the Senate, not because McConnell wasnt determined to pass it, but because three Senate Republicans went their own way despite McConnells good-faith efforts. If Moore were in the Senate, hed presumably be a reliable Republican vote like any other Alabama senator. The only difference is that he hates McConnell. Is that worth the reputational risk to the party of being associated with such a compromised figure? If there is a new Republican Senate leader in the next Congress, he sure as hell isnt going to be a bomb thrower (Senate leaders never are). So whats the point? Apparently to find an unbelievably checkered collection of Senate candidates, and to put Senate seats at risk by nominating them, no matter what their electoral appeal or vulnerabilities. Steve Bannon wants as many Roy Moores as possible. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. w w j h o n rich LOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly SEN. AL FRANKEN
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A6 NEWS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY GUEST OPINIONAn all-electric future? Maybe BY DAVE TRECKERThe catch phrase is electric mobility. It means electric travel: moving on vehicles powered by batteries or fuel cells. Electric cars. Electric trucks. Electric boats. Flying cars electric, of course. No more internalcombustion engines. Cap the oil wells. No more fouling the atmosphere with carbon emissions. That, we are told, is the future, and its almost here. Ford has committed $5 billion to design a dozen new electric vehicles (EVs). GM plans to launch 20 EVs worldwide over the next six years. It will test a fleet of self-driving Chevy Bolts in Manhattan next fall. Volvo announced it will manufacture only electric or hybrid cars by 2019. It just agreed to supply Uber with 24,000 selfdriving taxis. VW is going all in. The German automaker plans to spend $40 billion over the next five years on electric cars. In a joint venture with JAC Motors, its targeting production of 80,000 electric plug-ins next year. And Tesla, which started it all, hopes to sell 100,000 cars by 2019. The main market, along with the U.S., is China, which is ceding gas and diesel to the west, hoping to leapfrog into the lead on electric vehicles. China plans to purchase 7 million EVs by 2025. Western Europe is also a player. In Norway, all-electric vehicles make up 35 percent of new car sales. France and the U.K. announced plans to ban the sale of gasoline cars by 2040, and some European cities hope to be diesel-free as early as 2025.The case for EVs is compelling. They are stable and quiet. They have great acceleration (zero to 60 mph in 6 seconds). They are easy to maintain, with only 30 moving parts. The Chevy Bolt travels 238 miles between plug-ins at a cost equivalent to two gallons of gasoline. And EVs are not limited to automobiles. Tesla just unveiled an all-electric semi-trailer truck with a 500-mile range. WalMart ordered 15 of them to evaluate. Part of Teslas plan is to build and distribute mega-chargers that will juice up the trucks in 30 minutes. Two Norwegian companies are pioneering electric ships, freighters that are self-navigating and can maneuver and dock by themselves. Prototypes are expected to ply the fjords in 2018. The next step is extending the sailing range by adding solar panels. And, yes, there are flying cars. A Silicon Valley company aptly named Kitty Hawk is testing a Rube Goldberg contraption powered by eight battery-driven propellers. Dubai is developing flying taxis to relieve congestion on its crowded highways. And Frances Airbus, the leader in airborne EVs, expects its flying sedans to hit the market by 2022. Exciting stuff. But its not going to be easy. There are big problems to overcome. Cost Sales today are propped up by subsidies. In the U.S. the feds offer a tax credit of up to $7,500 for each of the first 200,000 electric or hybrid cars a manufacturer sells. Add to that state tax credits and emission standard credits, and you have taxpayers underwriting every EV on the road. What happens when you take away the subsidies? Sales plummet. When Georgia repealed its $5,000 tax credit, EV sales fell 80 percent. Customer acceptance Cost aside, there is no certainty customers will flock to EVs. Recharging stations are still few and far between, servicing is limited and insurance is expensive, with high premiums the current norm. Then there are safety concerns, especially with self-driving EVs. An autonomous Volvo flipped over earlier this year in an accident in Arizona. And flying EVs? It might take some convincing to get me into a pilotless helicopter. Manufacturing And dont underestimate the problems in tooling up for production. Just ask Tesla. The EV pioneer struggled to turn out 260 cars in the third quarter, while burning through billions in cash. And Teslas not alone. Scale-up problems will cause many carmakers to rethink their commitment to green travel. Raw materials To keep up with even modest demand, battery manufacturers will need a huge ramp-up in lithium and cobalt supply. Mining is concentrated in just a few countries, and tens of kilos of lithium are needed for the cathode of each car battery. New sources of these scarce metals must be found. Competition The internal-combustion engine isnt simply going to go away. Innovation in oil production (fracking) is driving down gasoline costs, and conventional engines are becoming more efficient. Chemistry is contributing. Superslick lubricants are expected to squeeze an additional 12 mpg out of engines. The bottom line: At a battery cost as low as $100/kwh, EVs will still be more expensive than conventional vehicles, even with oil at $60/bbl. So where does that leave us? Are the hurdles just too high? No. The smart money says EVs are indeed coming, but slowly. E xperts agree EVs will make real inroads, but not before 2030 at the very earliest. But who knows? Technology moves at a dizzying clip, and breakthroughs could change things overnight. I say electric mobility in our lifetime is still a good bet. A Ph.D. chemist, Naples resident Dave Trecker retired as a senior vice president at Pfizer. He is a founder of the Collier Citizens Council. Follow his blog at www.theresidentscorner.com.TRECKER
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A8 NEWS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYapocalyptic mix replete with bands, DJs, dance troupes and other exotic entertainments. Not to mention the estimated 20,000-plus participants, most of them made up as zombies. For Capt. Jay Rodriguez of the Fort Myers Police Department, the crowds which had been reveling since the festivities started at 4 p.m. were now thinning as the event approached its conclusion at midnight. As the on-site supervisor for the event, he had a detail of other officers strategically placed throughout the area, on the alert for any signs of trouble that, thus far, never materialized. But then, at about 11:45 p.m., Capt. Rodriguez received the call that no law enforcement officer wants to hear in a crowded venue. Shots fired. Immediately, we just ran to the location where we heard the shots, Capt. Rodriguez said. By the time we got there, there was no one actively engaged in the shooting, so the question was, Who is the suspect? Now you have a wide variety of potential suspects, but you want to prevent further loss of life. We didnt know what we had or who we had or how many we had, so we just went ahead and cleared downtown Fort Myers a pretty excessive crowd in the thousands in about 14 minutes. The shooter, who has never been apprehended, had sprayed gunfire into a crowd, killing one person and wounding six others. In spite of that, there is one thing everyone agrees upon: It could have been a lot worse. It was a very different scenario than in many other active shooter situations, where the perpetrator is identified, and often caught in the act. Its certainly different from the incident where Devin Patrick Kelley killed 26 at First Baptist of Sutherland Springs, Texas, earlier this month. And that shooting was very different from Stephen Paddock mowing down 58 and injuring 546 when he opened fire from his hotel room on a crowd attending a concert in Las Vegas last month. Which was different from Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, where Adam Lanza took 26 victims 20 of them children in 2012. Or Omar Mateens slaughter of 49 patrons of Orlandos Pulse nightclub last year. Every circumstance can be very, very different, said Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Prummell. From what recent history has taught us, we could be facing anything at any time at any place. Your perpetrators nowadays are not using just firearms. Theyre using vehicles, blades, explosives. Even so, there are enough similarities to allow the law enforcement community to address the questions plaguing us: What kind of individual would so unconscionably perpetrate such crimes? Can they be identified in advance, potentially preventing tragedy and the massive loss of human life? What should a bystander do in an active shooter situation to avoid becoming a victim? The answers to these questions are not always as easy as wed like to think.Who are you?The FBI defines an active shooter as one or more individuals actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a populated area. Unlike a defined crime, such as a murder or mass killing, the active aspect allows that both law enforcement personnel or civilians have the potential to affect the outc ome of the event based upon how they respond. Thus, for example, Kelley could have presumably murdered more victims in the Texas church had he not been engaged by a gun-wielding private citizen. That there has been an increase in active shooter incidents over the last nearly two decades is not a matter of debate only by how much. A controversial report released by the FBI in 2013 has come under scrutiny for its criteria, claiming a higher percentage in frequency than statistics indicate. Everyone would agree, however, that this type of event occurs all too often. A separate FBI document giving single-paragraph descriptions of active shooter incidents in the United States from 2000-2016 is 30 pages long. And a report from the Congressional Research Service which mass shootings are defined as those in which shooters select victims somewhat indiscriminately, and kill three or more people place Las Vegas as the 38th mass shooting in the nation this year. Add to those the incidents that have occurred outside of public places, and the tally rises to 307 (www.shootingtracker.com). The active shooter phenomenon is made all the more frightening for its unpredictability. Although risk can be assessed, according to a presentation by Patrick Diggs, a behavioral health consultant in St. Petersburg, violence is impossible to predict. Most shooters want to produce the most casualties within the first couple of seconds of firing, so they pick the highest concentration of people by firing into crowds, said Robert Scali, a veteran Green Beret, former bodyguard for Hollywood action star Steven Seagal, and author of The Unconventional Close Protection Training Manual, which has several chapters pertaining to active shooters. Its historically the same thing. Its a mindset. A lot of people who commit these acts are not trained, but they have casualty-producing weapons. There is no practical profile to help us pinpoint a potential shooter. What can be gleaned is that attacks are rarely random, and are usually the product of organized thinking and behavior. It is not uncommon for them to suffer from borderline personality disorder, narcissistic personality disorder or a sociopathic personality. According to Mr. Diggs, active shooters might exhibit certain traits such as a belief that they are being treated unfairly, a history of threats or intimidation or a tendency toward violent behavior, substance abuse, an obsession with firearms and volatile or impulsive behavior. Also, they are usually male, paranoid, do not take well to criticism and hold a grudge. They are also likely to know at least one person at the kill site. In the interest of prevention, the persons most likely to notice these behaviors especially if they have been worsening over time are usually friends or family members. If anything looks out of the ordinary, make sure you report it to law enforcement, said Capt. Rodriguez. It might be someone you know personally whos starting to talk out of character about doing something. A family member will notice something out of whack, or a person starting to act differently. If we could catch it early, we could prevent loss of life. If the worst does occur, however, individuals need to prepare physically and mentally to respond to an active shooter incident.Practice makes perfectIn the early 1990s, a new slang phrase crept into the American lexicon going postal. The term evolved from several acts of workplace violence committed at U.S. Postal Service facilities in various locations over several years. Postman Patrick Sherrill was the catalyst for the trend, killing 14 fellow USPS employees and wounding six in a 1986 incident in Edmond, Okla. Two more such events followed in 1991, and another two in While the series of shootings jarred the American culture, it was the Columbine High School massacre that launched the realization that law enforcement needed to revise their active shooter protocols. Columbine changed police strategies, Capt. Rodriguez said. We dont just sit and wait for the SWAT team. We dont have that option. Weve changed drastically on how we do our active shooter scenarios. We teach that the first one or two deputies on scene are going to go in and locate the threat immediately, Sheriff Prummell said. Theyre not waiting. Theyre going in to secure the threat by whatever means necessary. While the law enforcement agencies contacted by Florida Weekly declined to discuss specific operational plans, each one claimed to have several different ways to respond, depending on the situation. They not only plan it, they train for it. Today, training is more than ever in law enforcement, Sheriff Prummell said. It used to be considered more or less a job, but now its a profession. We are very highly educated and highly trained in everything we do. Last year, the Palm Beach County Sheriffs Office participated with other agencies in an elaborate active shooter training exercise at Palm Beach International Airport. Actual employees were included so that they, too, could get a taste of what might occur during an actual shooter situation and how they should respond. Rounding out the exercise were numerous civilians role-playing victims who had been shot and wounded or killed, complete with sprays of blood surrounding their bodies. The PBCSOs roughly three-minute video can be seen on YouTube (https://youtu.be/C9KC9enwVV4). Columbine got this all started in 1999, said Capt. John Barkley, administrative services captain and commander of the SWAT team for the Naples Police Department. Weve been training for active shooters since then. Years ago, we went away from just the schools. Every officer goes through vector shooter training every year. Of course, weve expanded this to offices and malls. Weve have opportunities to train off-hours at these venues, which is beneficial for the public that weve trained to handle these situations. Law enforcement response protocols arent all that have changed. The rash of mass shootings, especially over the past several years, has emphasized the need for law enforcement to educate the public on how to respond to active shooter situations.No time for timeAt a conference on active shooters from a law enforcement perspective delivered in February at St. Petersburg College, Lawrence Hickman of the Boston Police Departments SWAT team cited the following statistics: The average active shooter incident lasts 12 minutes. Thirty-seven percent last less than five minutes. Forty-three percent of the time, the crime is over before police arrive. In 57 percent of the shootings, an officer arrives while the shooting is still underway. Patrol officers are most likely responding alone or with a partner. When responding alone, 75 percent had to take action. A third of those officers who enter the incident alone are shot by the intruder. In short, by the time law enforcement arrives or is able to engage the shooter, it will likely be too late before the tally of victims racks up. So agencies are training civilians how to protect themselves. The agencies that Florida Weekly contacted all offer training on demand. If requested, well come out and assess the business and give them some ideas of what they can do and how they could respond if something like that were to occur, Sheriff Prummell said. It helps us, too, because our teams will go through the buildings and well get a better idea of the layout and what we can do if, God forbid, we need to respond. The Charlotte County Sheriffs Office, like many agencies, maintains blueprints of hospitals, schools and other buildings so that first responders will have a lay of the land when they enter a structure to locate the shooter. Last year, the agency participated in Active Shooter in Healthcare Settings Survival Skills, Exercise and Workshop, a multi-agency initiative that used the Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center in Punta Gorda as a training ground. I think its the first time it was done in Charlotte County, said Lynne Stickley, emergency planning specialist who was also named this years Public Safety Employee of the Year. It was started SHOOTERFrom page 1 SCOTTSLEEPER/FLORIDAWEEKLY SOURCE:GUNVIOLENCEARCHIVE Note: Totals as of Nov. 27, 2017.Mass shootings by stateUntil Stephen Paddock opened re at a Las Vegas country music festival, Texas had the highest number of deaths by mass shooting in the nation in 2017. Because of Nevadas small population, it is up to 20 mass shooting deaths per one million people this year. The map below rates each state for mass shooting deaths per million and gives the total deaths for the year.Mass shooting deaths per one million by state in 2017.0-0.3 0.3-0.7 0.7-1.9 1.9-7.7 20 No mass shootings 1 4 9 3 11 19 2 2 2 29 5 9 3 4 5 8 24 5 18 7 5 6 5 20 24 15 58 7 3 5 12 4 37 59
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 NEWS A9through the Suncoast Disaster Healthcare Coalition. We had a contract with St. Petersburg College that specializes in this type of training. How this came about is I had attended this event in Pinellas County, and I told the coalition we need to have one in our area. Similar training from the Collier County Sheriffs Office helped nurse Tracy Ramsay, who was able to remember what she was taught and retain her composure when she and her husband found themselves under fire during Paddocks fusillade in Las Vegas. Years ago, we used to teach people to just hunker down, Sheriff Prummell said, but these incidents have taught us to relook at this very differently. And its something as simple as Run-Hide-Fight.Hidden wisdomRun-Hide-Fight is the most popular protocol taught to civilians. In truth, its only one of a few potential responses. I am a certified instructor in several of the other nationally recognized models for active shooter response for civilians, said Sgt. Neal Bohannon of the Collier County Sheriffs Office. What I will tell you is, at the core, theyre all the same. Each their nuances but at the core, those concepts are the same. Whether you call it run or evacuate, its the same thing. But the concepts are all valid. We use Run-Hide-Fight because its easier for our citizens to remember. In virtually all of the protocols, the first response should be to run that is, to get away from the shooters location immediately. However, the trick is that it must be done safely, without putting yourself in the shooters line of fire. Its important for people to be flexible, to know your surroundings, Capt. Barkley said. Dont get hung up on doing one certain thing. If you can escape, thats always going to be the best thing. Run away from it. Mr. Scali believes in one critical step before running. I had this thing where I used to train my children, Mr. Scali said. I would say, Heres what you do if you hear gunfire, in any situation. Get on one knee, assess the situation and move in the opposite direction of the gunfire. These are very simple directions, but its a plan, and having some kind of plan keeps people alive. When youre on one knee, youre lowering yourself as a target, especially if someones firing into a crowd chest high. When I teach people about personal protection, I teach them the same thing: Dont react act. Reacting to a situation is the worse thing you can do. Everyone is going to herd toward the exit, which creates a bottleneck effect, which creates a larger target for the shooter. One thing we try to tell people is dont be the one to say, Its probably just fireworks I dont think thats gunfire, said Capt. Barkley. Be the one to be the first one to run. You can always be the one to come back later and say, Im sorry, I thought it was gunfire. I didnt know it was the backfire from a car or someone popping balloons. When running isnt feasible, the Hide portion of the equation kicks in. If possible, this should include barricading the entrance to your location. It almost means eliminating any evidence that might alert an active shooter to your presence. While barricaded, turn off the lights, minimize any noise turn off your cell phone ringers, your TVs, anything like that, Sheriff Prummell cautioned. Remain quiet. Its like hide-and-seek. You dont want to give yourself away, so you want to be as quiet as possible. In the event the shooting is taking place in an open area, take cover. But the cover must be protective. Theres a difference between cover and camouflage, Mr. Scali noted. Cover is caliber-dependent. If someones firing a rifle and you get behind something, it had better be enough to stop a rifle round. Camouflage will not stop incoming bullets, where cover will. Once youre safely barricaded, stay there until met by a law enforcement officer. I know emotions run high, said Capt. Rodriguez. Some people can remain calm; some cant. We understand that, but you have to understand that, as law enforcement, we have to make sure the threat is neutralized. We dont know how many shooters are involved. There are multiple examples where there was more than one shooter. Ive actually seen some research data that they plan this way, where one suspect will go first. Once that suspect is neutralized, theres the potential that another, sometimes multiple suspects will engage. When the good guys do arrive, You need to be very clear on what the law enforcement officer is telling you, Capt. Barkley said. Were going to tell you to have your hands up in the air, open your hands, dont carry stuff with you, dont have your cell phone in your hand or anything like that, dont point, try not to scream, and we will come and get you and let you know when its safe. You will be escorted out of there. Whatever the situation is, were always going to assume theres more than one shooter. Were going to search the entire area. While the Run and the Hide are the safest alternatives, there are times when your luck runs out. Theres nowhere to go, no escape and you find yourself face to face with a shooter who has every intention of killing you. That leaves only the scariest option.Startle and swarmThe last case scenario if you cant run and youre unable to hide is youve got to fight, Sheriff Prummell said. Youre not going to have a choice in the matter. Robert Tirollo is a former Lee County Sheriffs Office SWAT team commander who is now a shooter response training instructor teaching the ALICE protocol (Alert-Lockdown-Inform-CounterEvacuate) to civilians as well as a law enforcement protocol called RAIDER to SWAT teams around the country. ALICEs Counter is equivalent to Fight although fight might conjure images of trading fisticuffs with a shooter, which is not the preferred technique to use. Counter is not to fight the bad guy thats law enforcements job, Mr. Tirollo explained. Counter interrupts the thought process. If I throw something at your face while Im in the middle of talking to you, your normal subconscious response is going to be what we call either a primeval flinch or a startle response. When something comes at your face that you dont expect, your eyes are going to close, your head is going to turn, your hands are going to come up to protect your face. Thats a natural defensive reaction for any human being. If their hands are in front of their face in defense mode, theyre not going to be able to accurately shoot. The technique works best with a group confronting the attacker. Youve got a bunch of people throwing coffee mugs, books, water bottles, shoes, staplers, tape dispensers, whatever at the bad guy, that is enough to completely throw off their thought process and put them into defense mode. But it doesnt stop there. The other aspect of Counter is swarm, in which several people all grab the shooter at the same time no fighting, no pressure points, nothing crazy, he specified just each person grabbing an arm, a leg, a head whatevers within reach and dropping their body weight to take the attacker to the ground. This way, the shooter can be restrained until law enforcement arrives. Mr. Tirollo likens it to using a fire extinguisher while waiting for firefighters to respond. Its a tool, not an end-all, he said. Its like using CPR. You still call 911, but it allows you to buy time until help arrives. Because the worst thing a potential victim can do, he emphasized, is nothing. If I would tell everyone just one most important thing, it would be: Do something, Mr. Tirollo said. Theodore Roosevelt had a great quote. He said, In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing. If you sit there and do nothing, you are nothing but a stationary target. Evacuate, barricade, counter do something. You have to pick up whatever you can to use as a weapon, Sheriff Prummell said. Youre basically fighting for your life at that point. You cant run, you cant hide, you are confronted right there. Its you or the shooter. No matter what the circumstance, always look for the option that might allow you to stay alive. And when you find it, take it. There have already been too many victims. COURTESY PHOTOPalm Beach County Sheriffs Office active shooter training at Palm Beach International Airport. About active resources>> FBI: The FBI maintains a web page of resources for dealing with active shooters at www.fbi.gov/about/partnerships/of ceof-partner-engagement/active-shooterresources >> ALICE training: There will be a class on the ALICE response for civilians from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 22 and 23, at the Fort Myers Police Department, 2210 Widman Way. For details: www.cvent.com/events/alice-instructorcerti cation-training-fort-myers-police-department-fort-myers/event-summary-a6 729b93240d4dbc82506d5e7b184e44. aspx?Re d=00000 >> Training exercise video: Watch the highlights of a Palm Beach County Sheriffs Of ce active shooter training at Palm Beach International Airport at www.youtube.com/ watch?v=C9KC9enwVV4
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OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, DEC 3 1-4 P.M. BEHIND THE WHEELStick shifts put the econobox fun in your handsFor most of us, a car is chiefly an appliance. Something that can reliably get us to work, take the kids to sports practice or run to the store and likely do all three in the same day. Thats why reliability is so high on our shopping lists, that when looking for something new, we just assume its already going to be as faithful as the dishwasher. But if constancy, practicality and affordability are the top requirements, they dont necessarily need to be a tradeoff for driving excitement. And while a family-priced Ferrari is still likely never going to happen, theres a simple solution that few people utilize: stick shifts. The manual transmission has been thought of as an option for high performance vehicles. But thats not completely true anymore. The world of gearboxes has evolved over the last decade. Exotic sports cars now look to race-developed dualclutch transmissions that let computers produce quicker 0 to 60 mph times than the same vehicle with a traditional manual transmission. That makes stick shifts a badge of honor for those who want added driving involvement. More than just fun, the manual transmission is a lesson in economics. The average price of a new car is creeping up toward $35,000 in this country. It might not feel that steep, because there are big rebates that take out some of the sting. But not every car needs to even crest $30K, especially when its a college grads first car, a familys second vehicle or anyone else who would like to stay budget friendly. Manual transmission cars usually start at the bottom of the price scale and are phased out somewhere around $20K as option and trim levels escalate. Theyll return when cars like the Corvette are on the shopping list, but the ones were thinking about here hit the heart of the practical and value market compact family sedans like the Chevrolet Cruze, Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Hyundai Elantra, Mazda3, Nissan Sentra and Volkswagen Jetta. We know there is an intimidation factor to rowing through the gears, but take some time to investigate how benign the undertaking is in reality. The Volkswagen Jetta is a nice example for beginners. Its standard five-speed manual transmission has good spacing between gears and a shift linkage that feels like rigid pathways guiding each shift. The clutch is light and forgiving, and so its not a burden in everyday traffic. But more than just comfortable, the stick shift adds a new dimension to the VWs motor. Anyone shopping at the local VW dealer might want to drive the manual and automatic Jettas backto-back. The base 1.4-liter turbo is an ideal power plant with low-displacement efficiency for highway cruising and a turbocharged boost for acceleration. The automatic car feels confident on the road and theres good acceleration from the six-speed auto gearbox (a $1,000 option.) But for those who can find a stick shift, theres an extra kick of youthful energy. This may be a sensible car with massive backseat space and plenty of room to carry luggage, but the driver feels much more connected by rowing though the gears. And when no one is looking, a sports-car like burst of acceleration is only a downshift away. This helps the very familyfriendly Jetta feel like a more exotic European. No one will mistake the experience for a Porsche, but its always nice to know that practicality also has a pulse. This is far from a perfect scenario. Crossovers are more popular in todays market, and most of them come standard with automatic transmissions. Plus, while all the sedans named in this article (and more) come standard with a fiveor sixspeed manual transmission, dealers dont carry very many. In fact, because stick shifts are in the minority, car companies have worked to get their automatics to shrink the fuel economy advantage these used to enjoy.But these budget-friendly manual cars are a reminder that enthusiasts dont have to own driving gloves and know their mechanic by name. Stick shifts, although a rarity, provide that wonderful moment when a car-like appliance can also unleash a burst of excitement. After all, you may drop the kids off at soccer practice, but you get to make the journey home by yourself. mylesKORNBLATTmk@autominded.com
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 NEWS A15 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: Self-storage Cube contents of the following customers containing household and other goods will be sold for cash by CubeSmart 11400 Tamiami Trail E Naples Fl 34113 to satisfy a lien on December 13th, 2017 at approximately 10:00 AM on-line at www.storagetreasures.com. Anthony Antoine Dervil William Jay Louwsma Neil Andrew Crichton Jr Michael Roy Ybarra Debbie Ann Prion Brian Paul ValverdeNOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: Self-storage Cube contents of the following customers containing household and other goods will be sold for cash by CubeSmart 2349 Trade Center Way Naples Fl 34109 to satisfy a lien on December 13th, 2017 at approximately 12:00 PM on-line at www.storagetreasures.com. Jennifer Martha Casasnovas Charles W Orsini Anais G MolinaNOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: Self-storage Cube contents of the following customers containing household and other goods will be sold for cash by CubeSmart 5650 Naples Blvd Naples Fl 34109 to satisfy a lien on December 13th, 2017 at approximately 1:00 PM on-line at www.storagetreasures.com.Nicholas Matthew WilliamsPatricia Macdonald Orvel Merryman Jr. Sharon L Bauer Keith Robert Gaffney Todd Clinton Hill PROFESSIONAL INTERIOR DESIGN SERVICES LOW PRICE GUARANTEE CUSTOM WINDOW TREATMENTS & FLOOR COVERINGS WORLDWIDE DELIVERY AVAILABLE FORT MYERS: 13170 S. Cleveland Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33907 Phone: (239) 415-2800 NAPLES: 355 9th Street South, Naples, FL 34102 Phone: (239) 732-2400 Store Hours: Mon Sat: 10am 6pm, Sun: Noon 5pmSee more products online at ROBBSTUCKY.COM *Sale prices are marked o MSRP. RSI never sells at MSRP; our prices are always lower. Robb & Stucky is not responsible for typographical errors. BLACK FRIDAY SALE PLUS, HALF OFF ALL MATTRESS SETS!* Visit our Robb & Stucky showroom this weekend to SAVE 50% OFF MSRP all KINGSDOWN Mattress Sets. Gulfshore Playhouses purchases land for a new home SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYGulfshore Playhouse has successfully closed on a 3-acre parcel at the corner of First Avenue South and Goodlette-Frank Road. The land at the northern end of The Shoppes at Naples Square, a mixed-use space of retail and restaurant space being developed by The Ronto Group, will be the home of a multi-million dollar performance and education center and for the professional theater company. Plans for the complex include two theatrical spaces; an education wing supporting programs for children, adults and families; a welcome garden; and a grand lobby featuring an atrium caf. This state-of-the-art complex will enable us to produce a broader season with largecast musicals, more new works and fresh content created in conjunction with Broadway producers, said Kristen Coury, founder and producing artistic director of Gulfshore Playhouse. We look forward to creating a welcoming, creative and art-filled space. Naples Mayor Bill Barnett called the news exhilarating for the entire Naples community. It was once a dream that will now become a reality, he said. Bob Harden, chairman of the board of directors for the theater company, expressed thanks to all who have supported the Gulfshore Playhouse vision. What started as a passion to create art and fill a niche in current offerings has evolved into a thriving institution that has engaged more than a quarter of a million patrons through professional live theater productions, he said. Quiet phase fundraising is underway, and architectural planning has commenced. Additional project details will be announced at a future date; project assistance is being provided to Gulfshore Playhouse by the owners representative, Pizzuti Solutions. Gulfshore Playhouse was founded in 2004. Ken Ludwigs Leading Ladies kicked off the 2017-18 season and is on stage through Dec. 10 at The Norris Center. For ticket information, call 866-811-4111 or visit www.GulfshorePlayhouse.org. For more information about the new facility, call 261-7529.
A16 WEEK OF NOV. 30-DEC. 6, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Bradford Square Retirement Community Seating is limited, call to RSVP or schedule a private tour:bbbbDecember Events Vanderbilt Beach Road Naples FL bt BradfordSquareRetirementncomThe Miracle of Hanukkaht Turning Darkness into Light Tuesdayt December n at f prmrA Holiday show in our theater guaranteed to get you in the spirit! Holiday refreshments served after the performance. Join us as we begin the Hanukkah season by lighting the rst candle of the menorah in the lounge!ReCreation Tappers of Southwest Florida Holiday Revue Wednesdayt December n at nf prmrJoin us in the theater to watch this fun group of women entertain through the uniquely American art form of tap dance. You may even want to join their group! Gulf Coast High School Dance Team Saturdayt December at f prmr Shop for gourmet chocolate gifts in stores and online, and CALL 239.561.7215 to pre-order specialty desserts and party platters. Discover everything you need to pack your sleigh with LOVE!GOURMET GIFT BOXES GIFT BASKETS GIFT CARDS ARTISAN DESSERTS CHOCOLATE SPECIALTIES & MORE!VISIT US ONLINE FOR LOCATIONS & HOURS NormanLoveConfections.comNAPLES | FORT MYERS | MCGREGOR | MIROMAR OUTLETS NormanLoveConfections.comFAST SHIPPING ANYWHERE IN THE U.S. THE 2017 Holiay COLLECTION Available Now thru December 31st!In local stores or online, be a smart holiday shopperThroughout the holiday season, Collier County Sheriffs Office deputies will patrol area malls and shopping centers in cars and on horseback. Theyll also use the agencys Skywatch Sentinel to help keep a close eye on shopping center parking lots. CCSO also reminds shoppers to follow these safety tips when making the rounds to local stores: Shop during daylight hours when possible. If shopping at night, take a friend or family member and park in a well-lit area. Avoid wearing expensive jewelry. Do not carry a purse or wallet, if possible. They are prime targets in crowded areas. Keep cash in your front pocket. Avoid carrying large amounts of money. Be alert to your surroundings. Dont leave purchases, wallets or purses in unattended vehicles. When you are ready to go home, locate your keys and have them in your hand before you head to your car. CCSO also offers these tips to protect online holiday shoppers from cyberfraud: Use companies you know. When making purchases online, make sure the website you are using is secured with https://www... in the URL and make certain the padlock symbol is on the bottom of your browser. Read the companys privacy statement carefully. Will they sell your personal information to other companies? Trust your instincts. If something doesnt seem right, then it probably isnt. Limit the amount of personal information you give out. Print all online receipts. Consider obtaining a credit card that you use only when shopping online to easily keep track of all your purchases. If possible, call in your order. Notify the issuer if your credit card is lost or stolen.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF NOV. 30-DEC. 6, 2017 A17 Back pain is stressful and debilitating. Living without it is a gift.Join Dr. Robert Biscup, Orthopedic Spine Surgeon, to learn about minimally invasive surgery and regenerative cell therapy for relief of back and joint pain. December 5th @ 3:00Naples Headquarter Library 2385 Orange Blossom DrDecember 7th @ 3:00Jupiter Medical Center Raso Education CenterReserve your seat today FREE MRI REVIEWBring your MRI or CT scan to receive a complimentary review from Dr. Biscup.Please call 800.533.7313 or visit www.BiscupSpine.com/seminarsJUPITER | NAPLES | NEW YORKThe Collier County Public Library does not sponsor or endorse this program. Duette Honeycomb Shades Pirouette window shadingsSkyline Gliding Window Panels At Home Blinds & Decor, Inc.7740 Preserve Ln Ste 11 M-F: 9:00 am 5:00 pm Sat: By Appointment Only 239-631-2528 http://www.athomeblinds.com Unclear on the conceptThe Detroit Police Department got a little carried away on Nov. 9 while trying to address a persistent drug problem on the city's east side. Two undercover special ops officers from the 12th Precinct were posing as drug dealers on a street corner when undercover officers from the 11th Precinct arrived and, not recognizing their colleagues, ordered the 12th Precinct officers to the ground. Shortly, more 12th Precinct officers showed up and the action moved to a house where, as Fox 2 News described it, a turf war broke out as officers from the two precincts engaged in fistfights with each other. An internal investigation is underway, and the police department has declined comment. Rude awakeningA family in Vero Beach were rudely awakened early on Nov. 11 when Jacob Johnson Futch, 31, climbed onto their roof to, as he later told authorities, carry out a meeting with an agent of the Drug Enforcement Agency. WPTV reported the family didn't know Futch and called Indian River Sheriffs deputies to say that someone was stomping on their roof, yelling and howling. When asked, Futch admitted injecting methamphetamines earlier that morning. He was charged with trespassing and held in the Indian River County jail. The continuing crisisAn unnamed man in Frankfurt, Germany, called police 20 years ago to report his Volkswagen Passat missing, believing it had been stolen. In November, the car was found just where the driver had left it, according to Metro News in a parking garage that is now scheduled to be demolished. Police drove the 76-year-old to the garage to be reunited with his car, which is unfit to drive, before sending it off to the scrap heap.Flying soloOffice workers at Cambridge Research Park in Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire, England, feared the worst as they rushed outside on Nov. 13 after watching a hot air balloon crash into a fence in their parking lot. Strangely, no one was in the basket of the balloon, although the gas canister was still running. Eyewitness Jack Langley told Metro News: "Either they had bailed out and jumped out before crashing or the balloon escaped from its mooring lines." Cambridgeshire Police later discovered the balloon had taken off when the pilot got out of the basket to secure it to the ground.Bright Ideas Dunedin, New Zealand, police Sgt. Bryce Johnson told Stuff.nz that he's seen people reading newspapers, putting on makeup and using their mobile phones while driving, but pulling over a driver who was playing bagpipes while driving, as he did on Nov. 15, was a first for him. His fingers were going a million miles an hour, Johnson said. The driver, who admitted to being a bagpipe player, said he was only doing air bagpipe, and a search of the car did not turn up the instrument. He was released with a warning, but Johnson urged other drivers to keep both hands on the wheel at all times. The Hopkinton, Mass., Police Department cited an unnamed driver of a Buick Century on Nov. 12 for making their own license plate out of a pizza box and markers. The plate, which reads MASS at the top and sports a sloppily rendered six-digit number, prompted police to post some helpful warnings to creative citizens on its Facebook page and resulted in charges including operating an uninsured and unregistered vehicle and attaching fake homemade plates. Crime reportIn the wee hours of Nov. 5, before the McDonalds in Columbia, Md., had opened, a woman reached through the drive-thru window and tried to pour herself a soda, but she couldnt reach the dispenser. The Associated Press reports that, rather than driving down the road to a 24-hour restaurant, she can be seen on surveillance video squeezing herself through the drive-thru window, pouring herself a soda and collecting a box full of unidentified items before taking off. The thief remains at large. Oh, CanadaMontreal police may win the Funsuckers of the Year award after pulling over 38-year-old Taoufik Moalla on Sept. 27 as he drove to buy a bottle of water in Saint-Laurent. Moalla was enthusiastically singing along to C+C Music Factory's song Gonna Make You Sweat when a patrol car pulled behind him with lights and sirens blaring. Officers directed him to pull over, and four officers surrounded Moalla's car. They asked me if I screamed, Moalla told CTV News. I said, No, I was just singing. Then he was issued a $149 ticket for screaming in public, a violation of peace and tranquility. I understand if they are doing their job, they are allowed to check if everythings OK, said a very shocked Moalla, but I would never expect they would give me a ticket for that. His wife, however, said she wasnt surprised and would have given him a ticket for $300. NEWS OF THE WEIRD BY THE EDITORS AT ANDREWS MCMEELDistributed by Universal Press Syndicate
A18 NEWS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Have you thought about what you will do if, someday, your heart needs help? Wed like to suggest that you (and your heart) turn to us. Our dedicated cardiac care team works for you. We can help you prevent heart disease. And, if you ever need the tools, techniques and talent to meet a complex situation head on, our doctors are right here. Every day. For you. Take our new heart risk assessment at HeartHealthPRHS.com to get heart health tips and information you can share with your physician. Or, we can introduce you to a member of this team. YOUR HEARTBEAT. OUR HEART TEAMS MISSION. Left to Right: Leandro Perez-Segura, M.D.**, Richard Prewitt, M.D.*, Louis Wasserman, M.D.**, Sarah deLeon Mansson, D.O.*, M. Stephen Schneider, M.D.**, Carlos Cuello, M.D.**, Daniel Masvidal, M.D.**, Mouhannad Dalao, M.D.**, Ahmet Gursoy, M.D.**, George Gamouras, M.D.**, Andrew Yin, M.D.**, Joseph Califano, M.D.**, Kenneth Plunkitt, M.D.** Not pictured: Ariel De La Rosa, M.D.**, Ryan Houk, M.D.**, Vinh Luu, M.D.*, Roland Werres, M.D.***Members of the Medical Staff of Physicians Regional Healthcare System **Independent Members of the Medical Staff of Physicians Regional Healthcare System CLUB NOTES General admission tickets for the Naples Garden Clubs 2018 House & Garden Tour go on sale Friday, Dec. 1, at www.naplesgardenclub.org for $150 each. Taking place Saturday, Feb. 3, the 64th annual House & Garden Tour goes to four homes with gardens in Port Royal, Aqualane Shores and Old Naples, via luxury motor coaches departing from Naples Botanical Garden. All tour proceeds are returned to the community in the form of Naples Garden Club grants, scholarships and educational programs. For more information, call 262-1272, email email@example.com or visit the website. 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 Dec. 1 place to be is Seasons 52, followed by Bellini on Dec. 8. The club sponsors other social events throughout the year as well. For more information, visit www.winetastersofnaples.org. Naples Writers Forum welcomes writers of all levels to meet and discuss their craft from 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday at St. John the Evangelist Church, 625 111th Ave. Free. For more information, call 949-3621 or 773732-9982. 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 Dec. 2 and 16. 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@ yahoo.com. For more information about the club, call Dick Ritchie at 594-0868 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Naples Buckeyes invite all Ohio State University fans to watch the Big Ten championship game against the Wisconsin Badgers starting at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at either Bokampers Sports Bar & Brill, Stevie Tomatoes or Harolds Place. 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 Dec. 5 and 19. First-time visitors are always welcome to observe. For more information, call 777-8851. For more information about Toastmasters International, including other area chapters and where and when they meet, visit www.toastmasters.org. Tech4Good SWFL, a club for staff and volunteers of nonprofit organizations, meets 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, for a holiday party (appetizers and a cash bar) at Pelican Larrys Raw Bar & Grill, 7785 Davis Blvd. RSVPs are requested to email@example.com. The Jan. 9 program about Facebook Live for Nonprofits will take place at the regular location, the Universalist Congregation, 6340 Napa Woods Way. Guest speakers will be Cory ODonnell, digital engagement editor, and Andrea Melendez, visual journalist, both from The News-Press. The free club is for staff and volunteers of non-profit organizations who want to learn more about using technology to advance their mission, community engagement and fundraising. Admission is free to regular monthly meetings, and a light dinner is served. For more information about the organization, visit www.tech4goodswfl.org. Ikebana International Naples Chapter #160 resumes its monthly meetings at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, at Naples Botanical Garden. 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.ikebananaples. com or follow Ikebana Naples on Facebook. 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. firstname.lastname@example.org. The Naples MacFriends User Group has hundreds of members who share a passion for all thing Apple and who love to learn from one another. Weekly meetings are open to all, free of charge, and take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Wednesday at Naples Regional Library, 650 Central Ave. For more information, visit www.naplesmug.com. 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 Dec. 6. 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 eds of a
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF NOV. 30-DEC. 6, 2017 A19 Of ces in Lee, Collier & Charlotte Counties* Number one cataract practice based upon 2016 volume in Lee, Charlotte and Collier Counties.The #1 Cataract Practice in SWFLCall to schedule your evaluation today.239-230-0314QuigleyEye.comDid you know Quigley Eye Specialists performs more cataract surgery than any other practice in SWFL and offers the most advanced treatment options available today? If you have blurry vision or just want to make sure your eyes ar e healthy, we have the right specialist for you. Great Cause! Hitch Your Wagon To ATheres no place like home for the holidays! Donate to the Little Red Wagon Fund and keep young patients in need close to home at Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida. Embrace the spirit of giving this holiday season Embrace the spirit of giving this holiday seasonVisit LeeHealthFoundation.org/LittleRedWagon or call (239) 214-0642. CLUB NOTESages 8-17 with aviation as a career. The next breakfast is Dec. 10. 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. eaa1067.com. 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 Dec. 7. 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.naplesorchidsociety.org. 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 Dec. 7. For more information, visit www.corvettesofnaplesfl.com. 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 Dec. 8 and 22. Visitors are always welcome. For more information, call 777-0416 or visit www. ToastoftheCoast.org. The Antique Automobile Club of AmericaNaples Marco Region members meet at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday at First United Church of Naples, 388 First Ave. S. Visitors are always welcome. The next meeting is Dec. 11 (no meeting Dec. 25). For general information about the club, call Paul Rhoads at 877-3228 or visit www. aacanaplesmarco.org. The Southwest Florida Pastel Society encourages and promotes member pastel artists through monthly meetings and programs, workshops, activities and exhibition opportunities. New members are always welcome. Regular meetings are at 10 a.m. on the third Tuesday of the month at Worthington Country Club. The next meeting is Dec. 12. For information, visit www.pastelsociety.org. The Genealogical Society of Collier County meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, at Faith Lutheran Church, 4150 Goodlette-Frank Road. All are welcome to enjoy a program about Christmas through the Ages by member Joan Cordes-Nay. Election of offices will also take place. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call Jeanne Bruehler at 877-9276 or visit www.thegscc.org. Email club news to Cindy Pierce at email@example.com.
A20 NEWS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY CALL TODAY TO SCHEDULE YOUR FREE LASIK CONSULTATION!The patient and any other person responsible for payment has the right to refuse to pay, or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination, or treatment that is performed as a result of, and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free, or reduced fee service, examination and treatment. $1,000 OFF LASIK $500 per eye; offer good through December 31, 2017.Cannot be combined with any other offer.All Laser Lasik Bausch & Lomb Technolas/Victus State-of-the-Art Technology Nina Nordgren, M.D.Board Eligible Ophthalmologist SWFLEYE.COM 888-895-5790 + JOIN FOR FREE NOW! +www.healthcaregold.com + BITCOIN FOR HEALTHCARE+Lower Insurance Costs +List Your Business for Free +Be Your Own Bank +Instant Payments +.10 per transaction +Referral Fees for Members +Earn Coins HEALTHY LIVINGYoung Execs series sets sights on wellnessThe David Lawrence Center Young Executives group has launched a new Elevate Wellness Series designed to enhance participants personal health and well being through physical activity. The Elevate Wellness Series will enlighten attendees about the connection between the mind, body and spirit and provide opportunities for them to engage with like-minded members of the community. The inaugural event is set for 8-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at Creekside Corners, 1514 Immokalee Road in North Naples. The event includes a boot camp session with DLC personal trainer Nino Maggaddino and his team from Max Flex Fitness. They work with children and adults in the DLC crisis stabilization unit and Crossroads detox and residential programs. The trainers also work with numerous other groups and organizations throughout the community, helping individuals achieve their goals and improve their lives. Elevate Wellness Series participants will also be able to browse a vendor village and learn about, sample and purchase goods and services that promote health and wellness. This outreach event also provides an opportunity for the community to learn more about DLCs holistic treatment philosophy. Admission is $30, with all proceeds benefitting the mental health and addiction recovery services offered by DLC. Young Executive events benefit the mission, operations and expansion of DLCs communitybased prevention and treatment programs that benefit the one in four children and adults in Collier County who experience psychological and substance use challenges. To sign up or for more information, call 354-1434 or visit www.davidlawrencecenter.org. Whats that cough about? Know the difference between bronchitis and pneumonia NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTHCoughs help your body clear your airways of irritants and prevent infection. But a deep cough from your chest might signal bronchitis or pneumonia. Although they have different underlying causes, their symptoms can be similar and both can be serious enough to send you to the doctor. Bronchitis and pneumonia both involve inflammation in the chest. Both can cause coughs that bring up a slimy substance called phlegm to help clear out germs and pus. And both can cause shortness of breath and wheezing. Bronchitis is a condition in which the bronchial tubes that lead to the lungs become inflamed. Viruses, bacteria and even toxins like tobacco smoke can inflame the bronchial tubes. Most of the time, though, bronchitis is caused by an infection with one of several types of viruses. If you develop bronchitis during flu season, a likely culprit is the flu virus. Cold viruses are also common causes at this and other times of year. Pneumonia is caused by an infection of the lungs. About one-third of all pneumonia cases are caused by viruses, but most of them are bacterial related, says Dr. Kenneth Olivier, a lung infection expert at the National Institutes of Health. Theyre from bacteria that are quite common, like Streptococcus pneumoniae, which is the leading cause of bacterial pneumonias in all ages in the U.S. If you get a fever with bronchitis, it is usually mild (below 101 degrees Fahrenheit). More serious cases can cause chest pain, shortness of breath of wheezing when you breathe in. Pneumonia, on the other hand, typically is associated with fever, sometimes very high, spiking fever, Dr. Olivier says. Breathing problems, chest pain and other symptoms also tend to be more severe with pneumonia. If you have a fever and chills, trouble breathing or a cough that is bringing up thick phlegm especially if its yellow or green go see your doctor. Your doctor can listen to your lungs by placing a stethoscope on your chest. Frequently, the physician can hear areas where the breath sounds are altered, Dr. Olivier says. If you have pneumonia, your doctor may hear bubbling, crackling or rumbling sounds from the lungs. You may be sent for a chest X-ray, which can show whether the lungs contain fluid or pus from an infection. An X-ray is the best way to diagnose pneumonia and rule out bronchitis. Whichever illness you have, resting and drinking plenty of fluids are important ways to care for yourself. If youre diagnosed with bronchitis, your doctor probably wont give you antibiotics. Because viruses are the usual cause of bronchitis, antibiotics are seldom helpful. If youre wheezing, however, you may be given medicine to open your airways. Your cough can last 10 to 20 days. Because bacteria are often the cause of pneumonia, your doctor may prescribe antibiotics. It can take one to four weeks to recover from pneumonia. Some people require treatment in the hospital. Germs that cause colds, the flu and lower airway infections are contagious. The best way to prevent getting bronchitis or pneumonia is to avoid getting these infections. And when youre sick, take care not to spread your germs to others (see tips box). Guard against airway infectionsThe National Institutes of Health recommends these steps to help avoid infections like bronchitis and pneumonia: >> Wash your hands often with soap and hot water. When you cannot get to soap and water, use an alcohol-based hand gel. >> Cough into a tissue, your elbow or your sleeve. >> Ask your doctor about vaccines for you and your children. Certain vaccines can prevent airway infections caused by harmful viruses and bacteria. >> Avoid people who are coughing or showing signs of infection. >> Avoid tobacco smoke.
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ARE YOU READY TO JOIN US?SIGN UP TODAY!239.261.4404AvowCares.org 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples FL 34105 We Honor Veterans PET TALESPet books BY KIM CAMPBELL THORNTONAndrews McMeel SyndicationIts that time of year again the season of gift giving. We gave up long ago trying to find just the right trinket for family and friends; we just give books instead. There is always something to suit anyones interests. If youre buying for pet lovers this year or for yourself theres a boneanza of books from which to choose. Raise a glass to working-class cats employed in security, brand management and customer relations at breweries, distilleries and wineries. Youll giggle your way through Brad Thomas Parsons Distillery Cats, profiles of 36 feline members of the organic pest control brigade. With its charming illustrations, quotes from cat lovers and drink recipes, its a spirited choice for anyone who appreciates cats and cocktails. Does your cat have mojo? He will if Jackson Galaxy, star of My Cat From Hell, has anything to say about it. Cat mojo is all about confidence, Galaxy says, in his new book Total Cat Mojo: The Ultimate Guide To Life With Your Cat. Filled with Cat Daddy Facts about feline genetics, anatomy, habits and history, the crash course in cats, co-authored with animal behavior expert Mikel Delgado, Ph.D., covers the whys and wherefores of cat behavior, physical and emotional needs, and how to troubleshoot tabby tizzies. First-time dog owners will benefit from Modern Dog Parenting by trainer and behavior consultant Sarah Hodgson. Theres advice on understanding canine behavior, dealing with dog dramas; recognizing fears; providing good grooming, first aid and nutrition; and, of course, having fun together. John Shivik didnt like cats. Then Pinguino entered his life. The relationship they developed led to the wildlife biologists study of animal personalities, presented in his book Mousy Cats and Sheepish Coyotes. With humor, heart and science, he explores the bonds between humans and animals. All of us would do better if we learned to accept individual personality in all animals, even when it means giving up a little of our own individuality, he writes. Heres one for the murder-mystery fans. At a Christmas tree farm, Melanie Travis finds a surprise beneath one of the trees a dead body guarded by a shivering Maltese. Travis finds herself plunged into a mystery as she seeks to identify the man and notify his family. In Wagging Through the Snow, the 21st of the series, author Laurien Berenson weaves together mystery, humor, dogs (of course!) and the effects of alcoholism and homelessness on families to create a short but sweet holiday tale. Readers with a strong interest in the science behind the workings of the brain will appreciate What Its Like to Be a Dog: And Other Adventures in Animal Neuroscience. Author Gregory Berns, who trained dogs to willingly enter (and lie quietly in) an MRI scanner so he could better understand how they thought, follows up by addressing the complexity of animal intelligence and emotions. Remember ultramarathoner Dion Leonard, who unexpectedly acquired a canine teammate during a 155-mile race through Chinas Gobi Desert last year? His book Finding Gobi chronicles the story of how the little stray dog attached herself to him during the race, determined not to fall behind, and how he grew to love her. But love is never easy, and Leonard encountered numerous obstacles to bringing Gobi home to Edinburgh, not least of which was her mysterious disappearance after the race, miraculous recovery and a four-month quarantine in China before they could go home together. He writes: ... from the moment I said yes to Gobi, my life has been different. She has added to all the good things in my life and brought healing to some of the bad. Pets of the Week>> Kera is a young, spayed mix who loves to be with people and whose biggest dream to a family of her own in time for the holidays. >> Perry is a young neutered domestic shorthair who loves to cuddle and play. >> Sadie is a young, spayed tuxedo who longs for a forever home. >> Savage is a young, neutered mix who hopes you wont be fooled by his name. Hes full of spunk and loves to play with everyone he meets.To adopt or foster a petThis weeks adoptable pets are from Brookes Legacy Animal Rescue, an allvolunteer, foster home rescue organization. For more information, call 434-7480, email Admin@ BrookesLegacyAnimalRescue.org or visit www. brookeslegacyanimalrescue.org. An assortment of new books is available to please first-time and experienced pet owners.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 NEWS A23 Well, of course, #metoo With the recent deluge of sexual harassment allegations against men in positions of power, from seemingly harmless comedians like Louis C.K. to good old boy politicians like Roy Moore of Alabama, its gotten to the point where no one is sure where to draw the line that separates boys-will-be-boys behavior from abuse. My husband has this rather broad statement he makes whenever issues like this come up. All men are pigs, he says, You either act on your piggishness, or you control it. I never really believed him until I heard about guys like Al Franken and Charlie Rose. I mean, Bill OReilly and Harvey Weinstein didnt surprise me but, men who seemed so gentlemanly and respectful, like Kevin Spacey and Jeffrey Tambor, did. These days, Im a married woman of a certain age. But, when I was in my 20s and 30s a young, short, curvy blonde everything at work from lewd comments to pats on the rear was, well, normal. When the guy who signed your paycheck complimented your legs, youd giggle nervously and say, Thanks. Or at least, I did. What was I supposed to do? Make a big deal out of it? I wish I had told him my legs had nothing to do with my job and to cut the comments because they they made me uncomfortable. But I was in my early 20s and I had rent to pay. So, a week later when he made a comment about my breasts, I turned red, laughed it off and left his office. I had a toddler to support. And, yes, things escalated from there until I could find another job. Looking back, it was just something I handled. I worked in radio back then a male-dominated business and I got used to it. Was a proposition a proposition, or was it a joke? If I acted offended, I was told to lighten up its just a joke. If I laughed awkwardly and blushed, it was mistaken for encouragement and often went further clearly a proposition. When I was 15, a 17-year-old boy I had a crush on offered to give me a ride home from school. Instead of taking me home, he drove to a secluded area and told me to take off my shirt. When I refused, he forced his tongue down my throat. I managed to get out of the car. I walked the six miles home crying. It was my fault, I told myself, Im the one who got into his car. I think in the s and s (and the same as our mothers before us in the s and 0s, and our grandmothers in the s and s), many of us just accepted such treatment. When I was in my 20s and I was a waitress at a little beach bar that served burgers and beer, we laughed off the handsy drunk dudes on spring break because we needed the tips to buy groceries for our kids and to put gas in our cars. When I was 18 and worked as a bus girl at a country club in South Carolina while living with my grandmother and the married chef shoved me in the walk-in freezer and tried to grope me, I laughingly shoved him off and told him to behave after all, hed done it to all the other bus girls it was almost a rite of passage. He was the manager. I didnt want to get fired. Some have said that a boss complimenting his female employees legs is no big deal rape is the big deal. And then there are these gray areas in between whether its sexually charged text messages to an employee, or a powerful man exposing himself to a woman hes interviewing for a job. Personally, remembering some of the humiliations I endured for a paycheck, I dont think theres a gray area. You either keep your hands and your comments to yourself or you dont. And with the spotlight cast blindingly on the issue, I have hope for the young women of today. Ladies, if he puts his hands on you or makes a sexual comment, he could lose his job not you. Dont giggle nervously, dont playfully shove him off, dont just slap his hand with a laugh. Report him. You deserve better. And so did I. stephanieDAVIS firstname.lastname@example.org Step Up In at AGOSTINOS Call Today! 239.594.303711985 Tamiami Trail North Naples, FLOPEN MONDAY-SATURDAY 10-5, SUNDAY 11-4Visit our new website at agostinos.com Also visit: interiorsbyagostinos.com Visit Our ShowroomFINE FURNITURE. ART GALLERY. DESIGN STUDIO. ACCESSORIES & BOTANICALS LIGHTING FURNITURE UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE MIRRORS & LARGE ART GALLERY Complimentary Interior Design FALL SALE
BUSINESS NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017A24 | WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM SUBSCRIPTION-BASED SERVICE PROVIDERS HAVE MADE a powerful impact on todays business landscape, and savvy organizations are finding ways to take part in the bustling membership economy. But for all their success, many subscription model organizations have overlooked a crucially important group: low-income consumers. Business consultant and membership economy expert Robbie Kellman Baxter says that no matter how successful your organization might be, not marketing to low-income consumers could cost you plenty.SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________Business of all kinds can learn from Amazon on the importance of low-income consumers SEE CUE, A29 Many membership-based models today have ignored this group because their services are offered as discretionary luxuries. Tobbie Kellman Baxter, author of The Membership Economy: Find Your Superusers, Master the Forever Transaction, and Build Recurring Revenue.SHUTTERSTOCK IMAGERY Teens can apply now for summer Youth Leadership Collier programThe Leadership Collier Foundation, an affiliate of The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, is accepting applications for the Class of 2018 Youth Leadership Collier program. The mission of Youth Leadership Collier is to develop ethical leaders committed to active community involvement. The program empowers Collier County high school students to become effective leaders through hands-on experiences and fieldwork with key organizations. The program is also designed to encourage young citizens to return to or stay in Collier County to begin careers and community leadership. Youth Leadership Collier is a weeklong intensive program that begins with a weekend of team-building activities. Participants interact in daily sessions designed to give them first-hand experience in various aspects of the community. Topics include local government, health care, law enforcement, business, agriculture, media, human services, environment and the arts. The 2018 program will take place from Saturday, June 2, through Friday, June 8. Tuition is $500. The deadline for applications is Feb. 2. Applications can be found at www. napleschamber.org/youth-leadership. For more information, call Amanda Beights at 403-2903 or email amanda@ napleschamber.org. About Leadership Collier FoundationThe Leadership Collier Foundation educates local business leaders about the societal and economic challenges facing the community today through the programs it governs: Leadership Collier, Growing Associates In Naples, Youth Leadership Collier, Emerging Leadership Council and The Campaign for Leadership. Through the work of the LCF Alumni Association, graduates continue to build alliances and foster goodwill and civic trusteeship that will strengthen Collier County through nonprofit organizations, local government boards and schools while enhancing relations with other like-minded, influential community leaders.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 BUSINESS A25 I trace my roots back to 1902, when tobacco companies in two countries joined forces. I was exporting 25 billion cigarettes annually by 1915, and 500 billion by 1976. For a while I was very diversified, owning paper, cosmetics and food businesses and even the Saks Fifth Avenue retailer. Today Im the worlds largest publicly traded tobacco manufacturer, having become the owner of the 142-year-old Reynolds American tobacco company this summer. My brands include Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Newport, Camel and Pall Mall plus the vaping brand VUSE. I employ about 55,000 people. 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 Smartest Investment The Motley Fool Take Name That Company Last weeks trivia answer Write to Us! Send questions for Ask the Fool, Dumbest (or Smartest) Investments (up to 100 words), and your Trivia entries to Fool@fool.com or via regular mail c/o Florida Weekly, attn: The Motley Fool. Sorry, we cant provide individual financial advice. Warren Buffett BasicsYou may have heard Warren Buffetts name lots of times, such as when lists of the worlds richest people come out, but if youre not familiar with who he is, youre missing out. For starters, he didnt inherit his great wealth. Instead, he grew fascinated by the stock market during his Omaha, Nebraska, childhood. He bought his first shares of stock at age 11, bought a 40-acre farm while still in high school and had earned more than $5,000 from delivering newspapers and other activities by graduation. Today Buffett heads up Berkshire Hathaway, a company he built with his partner, Charlie Munger. Berkshire is a collection of many companies that Buffett bought in their entirety, such as Dairy Queen, GEICO, Fruit of the Loom, Benjamin Moore, Sees Candies, NetJets, Pampered Chef, Duracell, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices of America (real estate brokerages), Clayton Homes, Justin Boots, Precision Castparts, McLane trucking and the massive BNSF railroad.Berkshire also owns big chunks of stock in some other companies. As of the middle of 2017, for example, Berkshire Hathaway owned sizable portions of Wells Fargo, Kraft Heinz, Coca-Cola, American Express, USG and American Airlines, among many others, plus a lot of stock in other companies such as Apple and Bank of America. Many pay dividends to Berkshire regularly.So how has Buffett done? Well, Berkshire Hathaway stock has averaged annual gains of 20.8 percent between 1965 and 2016 and is now worth more than $460 billion (nearly half a trillion dollars!). Buffett is leaving most of his own tens of billions to charity, and with Bill and Melinda Gates, has been getting many other billionaires to pledge to do the same.Fortunately for us, Warren Buffett is not just a great investor, but also a great teacher, offering insights on how to be a successful investor in his educational (and entertaining) annual letters to shareholders. You can read them at berkshirehathaway.com, and read about his amazing life in Roger Lowensteins terrific biography, Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist (Random House, $19). Teslas VolatilityBuying into the electric-car maker Tesla was one of my better investments. I started watching it at $39 per share and finally jumped in at $180 though I only bought 10 shares. I sold at $230 per share for a $500 profit and didnt buy back because the volatility made me too nervous. J. T., onlineThe Fool Responds: Tesla is indeed a volatile stock. After you sold, shares fell below $180 only to surpass $380 in less than a year. Recently, shares were trading near $307. Many stocks can be quite volatile, as can the entire stock market. The S&P 500 index, which includes 500 of Americas biggest and best companies, dropped in value by more than 50 percent between late 2007 and early 2009. That can freak out investors who arent patient and dont understand that the stock market has always (eventually) recovered from downturns. The S&P 500 has more than tripled since that 2009 low. Many companies stocks will follow the market up and down, though some will surge or plunge for reasons of their own. Many are bullish about the company because of its fancy cars, its massive battery factory and its purchase of solar power enterprise SolarCity. On the other hand, its an unprofitable company at the moment. Dont let volatility scare you away if you aim to hold long-term, but do consider any companys risks. Biotech on SaleYou may not have heard of the biotech company Celgene (Nasdaq: CELG), but it recently sported a market value greater than CVS Health, FedEx or General Motors. Its stock has been pounded, falling more than 30 percent in October, and that presents a great opportunity for long-term investors.Celgene is widely considered one of the best big biotech companies, with one of the best clinical pipelines. It markets a slate of top-selling drugs, including the most widely used firstand secondline multiple myeloma drug Revlimid, the most widely used third-line multiple myeloma drug Pomalyst, pancreatic cancer drug Abraxane and psoriasis drug Otezla. Its recent sell-off is due to a key clinical miss, combined with slowing sales of major drugs such as Abraxane and Otezla due to new competitive threats, and reduced company projections for 2020.Yet theres reason to like Celgene: Its collaborations with innovative biotech upstarts give it a plethora of high-value assets in immuno-oncology, it plans on filing for FDA approval of what could turn out to be the best-in-class oral multiple sclerosis drug, and its lowered projections still reflect compounded annual revenue and EPS growth rates of at least 14 percent from 2016 to 2020. With its recent forward-looking price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio rather low, recently near 12, consider Celgene for your portfolio. (The Motley Fool has recommended and owns shares of Celgene.) I was created by the same entrepreneur w ho also f ounded Waste Management, Republic Services and Extended Stay America and who has owned the Florida Marlins, the Miami Dolphins and the Florida Panthers. After he bought and expanded Blockbuster Video and sold it for $8.4 billion in 1994, he started buying car franchises, and I became the first nationwide car dealer in America. Today, based in Fort Lauderdale, I sport a market value topping $5 billion. I recently boasted more than 360 new vehicle franchises and more than 26,000 employees, and Ive sold more than 11 million vehicles. Who am I? (Answer: AutoNation) HyperinflationQWhats hyperinflation? G.R., Norfolk, VirginiaAAmericans are used to ordinary inflation, with our prices tending to rise by around 3 percent annually, on average (though weve had double-digit increases in some years). Hyperinflation is much more extreme, defined as monthly inflation topping 50 percent for at least consecutive days. With hyperinflation, prices can double in a few days or hours. About a decade ago, Zimbabwe experienced the chaos of hyperinflation, with prices doubling in the time it might take you to read this column. 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Guests are asked to bring items non-perishable food for donation to area nonprofits. $25. Sign up at www.aboveboardchamber.com. For more information, call Jeanne Sweeney at 910-7426 or email Jeanne@aboveboardchamber.com. The Collier County Lodging & Tourism Alliance holds its holiday mixer from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at Naples Bay Club, 1800 Tamiami Trail E.. $30 for members. RSVP to Lisa Carney at firstname.lastname@example.org. SCORE Naples invites small business owners to a workshop titled How to Reach Your Perfect Customer while Saving Time and Money from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, 2390 Tamiami Trail N. Presenter Tim Philbrick is director of sales and marketing for The Print Shop & More. $25. Sign up at www. scorenapes.org or call 430-0081 for more information. The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce holds its Winter Wonderland holiday party for members from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, at the Hilton Naples. $35. Sign up at www. napleschamber.org/events. The Collier Building Industry Association holds its Holiday Happening reception and dinner from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, at The Club at Olde Cypress. CBIA Associate of the Year and Builder of the Year awards will be presented. RSVP up by Dec. 8 by calling 436-6100 or emailing nancy@ cbia.net. Business After 5 for members and guests of the Marco Island Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20, at the Marco Beach Hilton Resort. For more information, visit www.marcoislandchamber.org. A Job Search Support Group meets from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Contact Karen Klukiewicz at email@example.com or visit www.napleschamber.org. Consultants from the Small Business Development Center at Florida Gulf Coast University are available at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, 2390 Tamiami Trail N., every Thursday. To make an appointment for a free session, call Suzanne Specht at 745-3704. Email business meeting announcements to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A26 BUSINESS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYWhat is the most significant change youve seen in your industry over the last year?There has been a much higher demand for maintenance-free living, especially in places like Southwest Florida, which is a very active region in the country. Adults want to stay active and social, but owning a home can become too much of a burden. Theyre quickly discovering the perks and convenience of a maintenance-free lifestyle.What improvements, innovations or changes do you foresee in your industry?The industry as a whole should experience a steady increase in development due to the baby boomer generation entering retirement age and who inevitably downsize to a more accessible and maintenance-free option. It will be important to cater to the baby boomers needs and interests; theyve provided so much for our country and future generations, its the least we can do.Name the top three elements or practices that have been absolutely critical in the success of your business? Having the right staff in our case, selecting and developing staff members who have a true sense of purpose, who enjoy working with seniors, and who have excellent customer service skills Marketing being able to successfully market your properties and your services is critical to their success Technology using the right tools to bring efficiencies and enhancements to our daily livesWhats your superpower?I never lose a game of Texas Holdem.How is social media impacting your industry or business this year? Whats in store for 2018?Social media has played an important role in promoting our brands and showcasing our properties. Were able to micro-target certain demographics and communities, so we know our message is connecting with the right people. Since implementing a unique social media strategy for all of our properties, weve experienced a significant increase in traffic at our communities, and we look forward to expanding our network even further.Facebook? Twitter? EtcOur properties are active on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, and The United Group has specific guidelines and requirements for all three social media websites, which are reviewed every month. Our properties document all of the exciting activities and programs they host, which help adult children, whose parents reside at our properties, stay engaged and updated on their lives.How are you using technology to improve your business?We rely on technology and new innovations every day in our business. From equipping our maintenance teams with mobile technology that creates more efficiencies in their day, to utilizing online leasing and e-signatures, to simplifying and streamlining our accounting systems, technology is a key player in our abilities to be successful.How do you find inspiration in todays business climate?Its fulfilling to serve our senior community and give back to a generation that worked hard, protected us, and raised strong families. They deserve to live their lives in comfort, surrounded by good friends and neighbors with plenty of activities at their fingertips, and thats exactly what The United Group offers.Who is a mentor to you within the industry?The United Group of Companies Inc. President and CEO Michael Uccellini has taught me so much about what I know in this industry. Hes ambitious, hes talented, and he treats his employees with respect. He is an excellent role model for everyone in our company.What wise words would you tell young people entering the work force today?Never stop learning. Find something youre passionate about and work hard and try to be the best at it. Always push yourself, be a team player, and remember theres no growth in the comfort zone. Technology a key player in running 55+ communities Jeff ArnoldJeff ArnoldChief operating of cer of The United Group of Companies Inc. WHO AM I?NAME: Jeff Arnold TITLE AND COMPANY: Chief operating officer of The United Group of Companies Inc. YEARS WITH THE COMPANY: 3 years. YEARS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA: Ive been working in Southwest Florida since I began working at The United Group of Companies 3 years ago. NATURE OF BUSINESS: The United Group of Companies is a real estate development company. Our main focus in Florida has been developing and managing +55 independent senior living communities. EDUCATION: Bachelors degree in business management from Stephen F. Austin University HOMETOWN: Houston, Texas ONE LOW MONTHLY RENTAL PAYMENT WITH ALL THE PERKS OF A BUY-IN COMMUNITY!Looking for a 55 + community with a full calendar of events plus amenities without all the fees and hassle? SandalwoodVillage.com Call ( 888 ) 769 4034 for more information DiamondOaksVillage.com CALL btnf FOR MORE INFORMATION NAPLES, FLBONITA SPRINGS, FL
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 BUSINESS A27 Awards & Recognition Theodore Etzel III and Kim Etzel have received the Doyle E. Carlton Award from Stetson University. Mr. Etzel is the CEO and an owner of Conditioned Air Company of Naples, LLC. The Doyle E. Carlton Award is presented annually to an alum or friend of Stetson U. in recognition of devotion to Christian higher education and in appreciation for his/her contributions to the life and development of the university, the city of DeLand and the state of Florida. It is named for the former Florida governor and Stetson alumnus and trustee. Mr. Etzel graduated from Stetson U. in 1980 with a bachelors degree in economics and finance and has been with Conditioned Air since 1995. The company has more than 340 employees in Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Sarasota and Manatee counties. Naples-based Stabilized Steps patented Stability Gliders earned a third place Innovative HME Retail Product Award and a New Product Pavilion Providers Choice Silver Award at the 2017 Medtrade trade show in Atlanta. Stephanie Gomez is the co-founder and company president/CEO. The Innovative HME Retail Product Awards recognize the top three products that contribute to medical equipment providers bottom lines through sales. Stabilized Steps was one of eight finalists chosen for the award presented by HomeCare magazine. The New Product Pavilion Providers Choice Awards is based on trade show attendees votes. Stability Gliders attach to traditional walkers and make them more stable on various terrains such as sand, gravel, grass, mud and snow. Advertising & Marketing Kristian Lodge has joined Wilson Creative Group in the newly created position of director of client development to provide support and guidance to new and existing clients. Mr. Lodge has more than 20 years of experience in sales and marketing. Additional responsibilities involve sales/solutions calls, networking, marketing activities, competitive analysis, coordination of presentations and proposals and client meetings. Born and raised in London, England, Mr. Lodge is the son of bass guitarist, vocalist and songwriter John Lodge of The Moody Blues. A graduate of The Oxford Business College with a postgraduate diploma in marketing from the United Kingdom Institute of Marketing, the younger Mr. Lodge began his marketing career working with his fathers record label. Before joining WCG, he spent several years in radio and television advertising sales in Southwest Florida. Before moving here 12 years ago, he worked in business development for a video and digital production company in Los Angeles and London, and also worked at an advertising agency managing clients including British Telecom Cable TV, NEXT clothing and Kerrygold dairy products. He belongs to the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, the Collier Building Industry Association and the Chartered Institute of Marketing. Jonathan Price has joined Priority Marketing as social media and digital video producer. He is responsible for video project development from conception to completion including idea and content origination, videography, scriptwriting, animation, and post-production editing. In an undergraduate study abroad program in Romania, he supervised video and travel production and nonprofit marketing and advertising efforts for Crosstraining International, a Romanian Christian missionary group. He also served as creative director and assistant youth pastor at Christ Church Assemblies of God in Fort Worth, Texas, where he also served as its live video and stage director and managed its digital media advertising. He earned a bachelors degree in biblical counseling from West Coast Bible College and Seminary in Dallas. Board Appointments Larry Antonucci, president and CEO of Lee Health, has been appointed to the board of trustees of the Florida Hospital Association. Dr. Antonucci has nearly 35 years of leadership experience, both as a practicing obstetrician/gynecologist and as a health-care executive. He joined Lee Health in 2007 as chief administrative officer for Cape Coral Hospital. By 2009, he was named COO of hospital services for the health system and assumed responsibility for physician services in early 2010. He became COO of the health system in 2011 and assumed the role of president and CEO in June 2017. As an OB/GYN he co-founded Physicians Primary Care in Lee County in 1983 and served as its managing partner for many years. Mike Dal Lago, the founding partner of Dal Lago Law in Naples, has been appointed president of the Southwest Florida Bankruptcy Professionals Association. The association is a voluntary group of attorneys, judges, paralegals and others dedicated to streamlining the bankruptcy process for the court and for attorneys and their clients. Mr. Dal Lago has more than 17 years of experience in all aspects of insolvency matters throughout an array of industries, including consumer retail, health care and real estate. He serves on the board of The Village School and is a past board member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Suncoast. A member of the Leadership Collier Class of 2015, he has volunteered with Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida and is a former president of the Naples Toastmasters Club. He practiced law in New York City for 13 years before relocating to Naples in 2012. He is admitted to practice law in Florida, New York and New Jersey and is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute. James Oliver of the Naples-based law firm of Cardillo Keith Bonaquist, P.A., has been appointed to the board of directors for the Southwest Florida Federal Court Bar Association. Members are dedicated to keeping local attorneys updated and informed regarding the rules and procedures of practicing in the federal court system. Mr. Oliver also serves on the board of directors of the East Naples Merchants Association. He earned a bachelors degree in accounting from the University of Notre Dame and his juris doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law. He is a member of the Florida, New York and New Jersey bar associations as well as the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida. Trish Benisch, Cathy Carroll and Cynthia Ruddy have joined the board of directors of Friends of the Library of Collier County. Ms. Benisch, a native of New Jersey, started her career in investment banking in New York City before making a career change to education. A Tennessee native, Ms. Carroll is a banker with First Florida Integrity Bank. Ms. Ruddy and her husband started a technology company in Pittsburgh before they relocated to Naples. The three new members join board members Gwyn Goodman, Dick Jordan, Connie Kindsvater, Matt Koch, Nita Leftwich, Bob Levine, Joan Norris, Beth OBrien, Lorna Scharlacken, Bobbi Skaggs, Jon Zoler (past president), Nick Linn (board member emeritus) and Patti DeGroot and Howard Becker (Friends advisors). Officers for the coming year are Cathi Johnson, president; Louise Franck, vice president; Sandra Linneman, secretary; and Cathy Morton, treasurer. Hospitality Sharon Lockwood, a 35-year veteran of Marriott, has been named general manager of the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort. The property is in the final phase of a threeyear, $320 million renovation and brand conversion project. Ms. Lockwood will take over the role for Rick Medwedeff, who has been named general manager for the new Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center in Aurora, Colo. Mr. Medwedeff has been with the Marco property for 12 years. The change is effective Jan. 6. Most recently, Ms. Lockwood was the operational leader of the Gaylord National Resort just outside of Washington, D.C. Her years of experience with Marriott include catering, human resources, rooms operations and hotel operations for properties spanning from the Washington, D.C., area to Philadelphia and Southern California. She has held general manager roles at the Key Bridge Marriott and Crystal Gateway Marriott, both in Arlington, Va., and the Renaissance Washington, D.C., Downtown Hotel. In her new role, she will oversee all operations and functions of the Marco Island property, serving as the primary strategic business leader of the property while ensuring sales and revenue generation from both leisure and group guests. She will also take charge on the variety of outreach efforts held by the resort, such as its dedication to the Harry Chapin Food Bank and American Cancer Society Relay For Life charities. Media Shannon Quinn has joined Gulfshore Life and Gulfshore Business magazines as director of marketing and events to oversee marketing, special events, public relations, branding and sponsorships for both publications. She most recently held the position of special events manager at Hilton Naples. Ms. Quinn earned a bachelors degree in marketing and an MBA from Florida Gulf Coast University. She serves as treasurer for the Southwest Florida Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association and treasurer for the Naples Chapter of the National Association of Wedding Professionals. Nonpro t Organizations Sarah Baeckler Davis, a primatologist and an attorney, has been named executive director of Humane Society Naples, succeeding recently retired longtime director Michael Simontis. Ms. Baeckler Davis brings 20 years of nonprofit leadership and fundraising experience in the animal protection community to the position. She most recently was president and CEO of Project Chimps, forming a partnership that led to the retirement of 220 former research chimpanzees. She earned a graduate degree in primatology from Central Washington University and a juris doctor from Lewis and Clark Law School. Professional Advancement Rachel Toomey, media director at Priority Marketing, has earned the accredited in public relations (APR) credentials. An 11-year employee of the agency, she holds a masters degree in integrated marketing and a bachelors degree in advertising from Florida State University. ON THE MOVET. ETZEL K. ETZEL LODGE PRICE ANTONUCCI DAL LAGO OLIVER LOCKWOOD MEDWEDEFF BAECKLER DAVIS TOOMEY
A28 BUSINESS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY What is the most significant change youve seen in your industry over the last year?The demand continues to increase from consumers to eat healthier and support locally grown farmers. We want to be on the forefront of providing healthier options for them especially being in the seafood business. Not only do we stay committed to delivering the freshest seafood locally caught from local waters, we have put a stronger emphasis on utilizing locally grown produce to complement our dishes. From green beans and tomatoes, to corn on the cob and scotch bonnet habaneros, we want to be a locally owned company supporting local farmers.How are you responding to changes in the local economy? We are constantly challenged with finding ways to provide fresh seafood. There are so many variables when it comes to the industry like weather, closures of catching certain species and in the case of stone crabs the length of a set season. Because we live in a market that thrives on seafood being on the Gulf of Mexico, the demand is always there. We have brands that have become synonymous for having the freshest seafood. Even more today, when there is that desire for healthier eating options, we want to be able to meet that need as it increases. Whats your superpower? Its not a super power but its not for everyone to get up at 2:30 a.m. seven days a week to get our seafood orders in with our partner Island Crab Company. Having this fantastic partnership is truly one of our competitive advantages as we have first crack at the freshest caught seafood that was caught the day before and get it on our trucks and to our restaurants daily. It allows us to stand by our You Cant Fake Fresh marketing cornerstone message. What will you base your success on for 2018?Our founder Tony Phelan has a quote that goes, You can only catch what the Good Lord puts in your trap. As with every year, we hope that the upcoming stone crab season and the yearly blue crabbing are successful with our crabbers getting great days out on the water to bring in plenty of claws and crabs. We always look at our same store sales as a base for seeing our company growth and we always have the goal of having our same store sales continually better than the year before. I also look forward to our company expanding in the Florida marketplace as we add another Deep Lagoon Seafood restaurant in Lee County in 2018.How are you using technology to improve your business? Because we have multiple brands and multiple restaurants, it was a necessity to develop our own propriety software that ensures the appropriate products are used consistently in all recipes and aids in the daily ordering of product. Additionally, utilizing tools like NCRs mobile APP PULSE, keeps our entire team connected in real time on how the restaurants are performing and what items on the menu are selling better than others. This gives the advantage of modifying menus or specials and integrating fresh caught items almost immediately. Can you tell us about a new hire that will make a positive impact this coming year?We continue to invest in strengthening our supply chain. We added another fulltime crabber that will work exclusively for Island Crab Company and the seafood and crab needs of our restaurants at Phelan Family Brands. We have become known as The Place to get blue crabs in Southwest Florida and we want to make sure that if there are crabs to be caught, weve got boats in the water and crabbers who are committed to pulling them and helping us in our goal of bringing them from the water to the table.What do you truly love about working here in Lee County/Collier County/Charlotte County?I get to welcome the sun coming up every day with coffee in hand while I coordinate sending off the best catch from local waters into our restaurants. There is nothing better than seeing customers leave our restaurants after eating blue crabs or stone crabs or hog fish knowing we caught it, delivered it and cooked it. From the water to the table, that is satisfying to make happen and be part of.Who is a mentor to you within your industry? There is no question I appreciate all that I have learned in working with Jeff and Denise Haugland from Island Crab Company. Our partnership with them is like no other. They carefully built a company that has managed to not only expand and grow with us at Phelan Family Brands, but keep the same foundation of values and integrity of a family owned company the same as we are. It is something you dont find every day and another reason why we are successful. Satisfying customers from the water to the table WHO AM I?NAME: John Vorndran TITLE AND COMPANY: VP of Purchasing Phelan Family Brands/Island Crab YEARS WITH THE COMPANY: 13 YEARS IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA: 17 NATURE OF BUSINESS: Restaurant Company HOMETOWN: Mentor, OhioJohn VorndranJohn VorndranVP of purchasing Phelan Family Brands/Island Crab
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 BUSINESS A29Many membership-based models today have ignored this group because their services are offered as discretionary luxuries, says Mr. Baxter, the author of The Membership Economy: Find Your Superusers, Master the Forever Transaction, and Build Recurring Revenue. Companies like CrossFit, Stitch Fix and Peloton dont typically expect costconscious consumers to engage with their brands, he says. Therefore, they may not focus so heavily on selling to them. Further, he adds, many subscriptions pitch convenience over cost savings. During a time when so few companies are getting it right, Amazon is a shining example of a company that found a way to successfully market to this group. While Amazon recently attracted much media attention with its $13.7 billion acquisition of high-end food retailer Whole Foods, the retailing behemoth has also been quietly setting itself apart by finding a way to include low-income shoppers. Monthly subscriptions to Amazon Prime are now offered at $10.99 a month, in addition to the standard yearly subscriptions for $99. According to an R.W. Baird study, households earning below $50,000 a year became Amazon Primes fastest growing segment after the monthly program became available. Amazon took its marketing to the next level by pricing Prime subscriptions at a nearly 50 percent discount for people on government assistance. After an impressive history of disrupting many industries with its business model (booksellers, retailers, publishers, retail technology, music, video and storage), Amazons latest initiatives to attract low-income markets continue to impact discount chains like Walmart and Dollar Tree. And although Amazons prices arent as low as those of Wish, the up-andcoming e-commerce shopping app thats already raised $1 billion in venture capital, Amazon promises two-day delivery on most items to Prime members, while Wish sources most of its products from China, resulting in long shipping times. Amazon and other like-minded brands clearly care about the needs of low-income consumers, Mr. Baxter says. But their effort to attract these price-conscious shoppers is also a brilliant business strategy. They clearly saw an untapped market and took action to entice them with a membership subscription that was too good to pass up.The next hot marketHeres why low-income shoppers were primed to become Amazon Primes next hot market. Mr. Baxter advises businesses of any kind to keep this information in mind as they consider how they could service low-income earners: People with low incomes are still consumers. Lower earners still have to shop, especially for must-have items like diapers, toiletries and food. Amazon Primes market for higher-end consumers is getting saturated. Most high-income earners are already Amazon Prime members. Amazon needed to find ways into other markets. Low-income consumers are currently underserved. Much in the same way they are underbanked meaning they dont qualify for credit low earners need organizations to step up and tailor services just for them. Stores like Target, Walmart and major supermarkets are rarely located in low-income neighborhoods. Amazon Prime is able to deliver much-needed goods to food and retail deserts. Local stores usually have higher prices. Quick marts and mom-and-pop stores cannot compete with Amazons low prices. Prime solves the transportation issue for carless shoppers. Because traveling with store-bought purchases is difficult using public transportation, cabs and car services, Amazon Primes free delivery appeals to those without cars. Low-income consumers make subsidized purchases. Low-income markets using government subsidies are attractive to retailers. Amazon recently tapped into this market by deciding to accept food stamps.Optimizing membershipsSmart companies can gain entry to the low-income market by following Amazons lead. (And given its unbeatable price point and rising popularity, Wish is also well positioned to attract cost-conscious consumers.) To break into this market, Amazon lowered the barrier to entry for Prime customers both in total cost (for some) and by not requiring a big upfront annual payment. They are also pushing manufacturers to lower their costs and increasingly pursuing lower-priced substitutions in addition to offering well-known brands. Mr. Baxter notes that although Walmart is fighting back with its own two-day shipping and an internal goal of offering the lowest available price on 80 percent of all SKUs, the retailer has not been nearly as proactive and membership-minded toward this group as Amazon. The membership economy is all about forging a long-term, formal relationship with members and attracting as many of those members as possible, Mr. Baxter concludes. In the past, underserved markets were getting totally ignored. However, the smartest companies with Amazon at the forefront are finally optimizing memberships specifically for the needs of all of their customers. Amazons recent success with low-income consumers shows that they are well on their way to building a forever transaction with this highly valuable group.About the authorRobbie Kellman Baxter is the founder of Peninsula Strategies LLC, a consulting firm based in Menlo Park, Calif., that helps companies excel in the membership economy. Her clients have included like Netflix, SurveyMonkey and Yahoo!, as well as smaller venture-backed startups. She has worked in or consulted with clients in more than 20 industries. Before starting Peninsula Strategies in 2001, Ms. Baxter served as a New York City Urban Fellow, a consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton and a Silicon Valley product marketer. As a public speaker, she has presented to thousands of people in corporations, associations and universities. She has been quoted in or written articles for CNN, Consumer Reports and NPR. She earned a bachelors degree from Harvard College and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. For more information, visit www.peninsulastrategies.com. CUEFrom page 24 MONEY & INVESTINGBig jeweler Signet sees rough goingBeing in the jewelry business, I like to follow the various publicly traded companies in my industry to get clues as to the various trends in this sector. But you can imagine my surprise when last week Signet Jewelers, the largest jewelry retailer in the world, announced terrible earnings and slashed its forecast for next year. Are people no longer buying jewelry? Am I in the wrong business? Immediately I started to panic. So why did Signet so badly miss its earnings expectations and what does that mean for the jewelry industry? Although you may not have heard of Signet Jewelers, I would bet you know many of the brands under its umbrella. It owns Kay Jewelers, Zales, Jared and Piercing Pagoda, among others. The company was founded in 1949 in the UK as the Ratner group and quickly grew to over 1,000 locations by the 1990s. But then in 1991, the CEO of the company, Gerald Ratner gave a public speech where he said that he could sell his products so cheaply because, its total crap and he further said that a pair of earrings in his store was cheaper than a M&S prawn sandwich but probably wouldnt last as long. Consumers fled from Ratner stores and the firm almost went out of business. But new leadership was hired and the company changed its name to Signet Jewelers in 1993. Today Signet operates more than 3,600 locations around the globe and has annual revenue of $6.4 billion. But during its latest quarterly earnings announcement, the company announced it lost money during the previous three months and same store sales were in decline. Investors reacted very negatively to the news and the Signets stock immediately dropped 25 percent. Management pointed to one main reason for the drop-in earnings and sales. The company blamed the loss on higher costs relating to the sale of some of its credit portfolio. During the previous years, the company was financing its customers jewelry purchases and was keeping those loans on its books. Investors started to get nervous about this huge credit portfolio and demanded that the company sell some of this risk and outsource consumer lending going forward. Unfortunately, the sale did not go as smoothly as the company would have liked. And even more troublesome, the company that Signet chose to run its credit business going forward, credit card service company Alliance Data Systems, has imposed tighter conditions on lending money for jewelry purchases which is limiting future sales. The major uncertainty going forward around Signet is whether the company can prosper going forward without the crutch of loose lending. Can the company attract affluent consumers that can pay for its products upfront? The company also hopes to grow its online platform so it can bring in sales without the extremely high costs of a mall retail location with high rents, personnel costs, and insurance. While Signet is making strides in this area, it needs to continue this growth to be successful in the future. So, it seems like the jewelry business is not doomed after all (at Ricks Estates & Jewelry in Punta Gorda, we are doing great and would love for you to stop on by for any jewelry gifts for the holidays). Most of the problems with Signet are company specific and not those affecting the entire industry. So, given the many issues surrounding the company, I would avoid it now even at these depressed levels until the company can prove it can grow both store sales without loose lending practices as well as its ecommerce platform. Eric Bretan, the co-owner of Ricks Estate & Jewelry Buyers in Punta Gorda, was a senior derivatives marketer and investment banker for more than 15 years at several global banks. ericBRETANestaterick@gmail.com
A30 BUSINESS WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYBERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY CHARLIE MCDONALD / FLORIDA WEEKLY Florida Weekly welcomes submissions for the Networking photo pages from business events, grand openings, professional associati on meetings, etc. We need 300-dpi photographs of groups of two or more people, facing the camera and identi ed by rst and last names. Questions? Email editor Cindy Pierce at cpierce@ oridaweekly.com. NETWORKINGAboard the Naples Princess with Womens Networking of Collier County 1. Polly Crews and Kim Hayes 2. Roger Thomas and Pat Thomas 3. Tiffiany Brown and Monte Warren 4. Regan Mann and Jake Warren 5. Doug Dittrick and Gina Boesch 6. Chris Barnett, Dean Kevin Cieply and Mayor Bill Barnett 7. Dale Mullin and Marie Elaina Mullin 8. Bill Aimetti and Darlene Aimetti 9. Ken Demarit and Kathleen Demarit 10. Margot Lalli and Mark Lalli 1. Lisa Dimond and Danielle Russo Slugh 2. Kristen Weardon and Teresa Stohs 3. Stacy Nicolau, Lisa Schuessler, Dana Zeitler and Heather Caine 4. Teresa Underwood and Marianne Kearns 5. Carla Phillips and Lisa Hoffman 6. Karen Parry, Stacy Nicolau, Amber Phillips and Gina Sisbarro 7. Stephanie Garcia, Jamie Bergen and Tammy Strohl 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 6 6 7 7 8 9 10Fifth annual banquet for Wounded Warriors of Collier County
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 BUSINESS A31 Fort Myers: 239.433.4535 Naples: 239.261.0428 Let a local independent agent help you cover all youve built, so you can worry about your business.You didnt work this hard to worry about the unexpected.BERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLY Florida Weekly welcomes submissions for the Networking photo pages from business events, grand openings, professional associati on meetings, etc. We need 300-dpi photographs of groups of two or more people, facing the camera and identi ed by rst and last names. Questions? Email editor Cindy Pierce at cpierce@ oridaweekly.com. NETWORKINGThe Salvation Army honors Hurricane Irma heroes at The Ritz-Carlton 1. Lisa Richardson and Mary Popiolek 2. Kamela Patton, superintendent of Collier County Public Schools, receives the Partners in Mission Award from Lt. Colonel Ken Luyk and Major Dan Proctor. 3. Betty Bailey, Phil Wood and Myra Daniels 4. Major Francina Proctor with Officers Dawn Luyk and Cheryl Gilliam 5. Colonel Susan Bukiewicz and Colonel Ralph Bukiewicz 6. Teachers Sharon Hall and Annie Mayol with youngsters in the Salvation Army child care program. 7. Paul Conklin, Regan Love, Karla Perez and Ricky Perez 8. Jenny Perez, Rosa Hernandez and Monica Moore 9. Mike Harris, Darryl Crossland, Thomas Hampton and Manny Munoz 10. Bill Burke and Christopher Seebeck 1 2 4 6 3 9 5 8 7 10 5 Major Francina Proctor and Marianne Burke
Naples TOP 1 % Our Experience Counts. Our Expertise Sells. luxeexclusivelyFrom Port Royal to Bonita Beach, The Bua Bell Group serves the Luxury Market. Were Local, Were Global! BuaBellSellsNaples.com | BuaBellGroup@JohnRWood.com Emily K. Bua 239.659.6115 or Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Felicita at Mediterra $1.850 M 16488 Felicita Ct Camden Lakes $464,000 16116 Camden Lakes Circle WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 | B1WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COMCOASTAL REAL ESTATE GUIDENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY House Hunting6960 Sable Ridge Lane, Livingston WoodsEnjoy the best of town-and-country living in this estate home on 2.27 acres in the heart of Naples. The driveway winds through lush landscaping, past the fishing pond with dock and on through pines and palms to the main residence, which was designed by the architect owner and his family and encompasses more than 3,200 square feet of living space. The main residence has three bedrooms; the attached four-stall garage also has an office and private guest quarters with kitchen and bath. The extended southern exposure lanai overlooks a tranquil outdoor family activity area compete with playhouse, a patio with fire pit and room for two horses. Jon Peter Vollmer of Premier Sothebys International Realty has the listing for $950,000. To arrange a showing or for more information, call 250-9414 or email jon.vollmer@sothebysrealty. com. COURTESY PHOTOS REAL ESTATE NEWSMAKERSJean McGrath has joined Miromar Development Corp. as a broker associate for Miromar Realty at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club. A licensed broker associate and certified new home sales professional, Ms. McGrath most recently served as general manager over three offices of a Southwest Florida real estate agency. She also has experience as a membership director and broker of record for several communities in the region. She holds a degree from Berkeley College. Local experts will share their insights into the Southwest Florida residential, land and commercial real estate sectors at The News-Press Market Watch 2018: Focus on Real Estate from 4:30-7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 27, at Germain Arena. Presenters will be Denny Grimes, residential real estate expert and president of Denny Grimes & Company; Randy Thibaut, land sales and development expert and owner and founder of Land Solutions Inc.; and Stan Stouder, CCIM, commercial real estate expert and founding partner with CRE Consultants. Attendees will also receive a booklet with detailed market statistical information. In addition to The News-Press, sponsors to date are: Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.; Royal Palm Coast Realtor Association; State MCGRATH GRIMES THIBAUT STOUDER SEE NEWSMAKERS, B3
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Insurance; Barraco and Associates Inc.; Busey Bank; GATES Construction; Harmons Audio Visual; Palm Printing; Priority Marketing; CRE Consultants; EHC Realty; Land Solutions Inc.; Lee Drywall Inc.; Sanibel-Captiva Community Bank; The Law Office of Kevin F. Jursinski & Associates; Zonda; CFS Roofing; and DR Horton. For information about sponsorships, call 2672638 or email email@example.com. Tickets are on sale now for $50 general admission, $600 for reserved premium placement tables for eight and $750 for reserved tables of 10. Admission includes all presentations and a networking session. A cash bar will be available. Sign up at www.MarketWatch2018.com. The golf course at Eagle Creek Golf & Country Club has reopening after Hurricane Irma damage delayed the original reopening planned after summer renovations. We started the summer in renovation mode, then a few months later we were in full recovery mode once Irma hit, said Jimmy Alston, golf course superintendent for the community between Naples and Marco Island. Designed by golf course architect Gordy Lewis, the renovations started on May 15 and were projected for completion in midOctober. Then Irma hit, and we had more than 1,500 trees down on the golf course, Mr. Alston said. Crews from contractor GCID Inc. immediately went from golf course construction to major disaster cleanup and recovery mode. In addition to the team from GDIC, numerous Eagle Creek staff members from various departments joined in the disaster cleanup. Laura Hill, marketing director for the community, said three properties have sold this month along with one non-resident membership, and there is a waitlist of 22 renters for the coming season. For more information, call Ms. Hill at 417-6111 or visit www.joineaglecreek.com. The newest waterfront villa in Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club offers luxury living and brilliant sunset views, and features one asset not found elsewhere in the community: Its in Villa dEste, the only neighborhood adjacent to the Miromar Lakes golf clubhouse. By Randall Mitchell Custom Homes, the Highlands design encompasses 3,665 square feet under air and has a total of more than 5,200 square feet. There are four bedrooms and 4 baths. The focal point of the main floor is a great room featuring coffered ceilings, a wine bar, built-in speaker system and westward views across the swimming pool, freshwater lake and 18th fairway of Miromar Lakes Golf Club, which has completed a six-month, multi-million dollar renovation led by golf course architect Drew Rogers. The par-72 course is the only Arthur Hills Signature championship golf course NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 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 BAYNEWSMAKERSFrom page 1SEE NEWSMAKERS, B15
B4 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYRonto breaks ground on Naples Square Phase IIIThe Ronto Group has broken ground on Phase III at Naples Square in downtown Naples. Phase III purchase agreements worth $37 million have been processed. Situated at 5th Avenue South and Goodlette-Frank Road, Naples Squares walkable lifestyle and the availability of spacious floor plans with open-concept living areas and open-air terraces continue to transform how people live downtown. The community is bringing a sense of cohesion to downtown by connecting 5th Avenue to Bayfront with access on 10th Street via 3rd Avenue South. Ronto has announced plans for the Shoppes at Naples Square, a combination of retail and restaurant space, and anticipates retail openings in 2019. Gulfshore Playhouse has purchased of a three-acre tract on the northern end of Naples Square and plans to build a 56,000 square-feet complex with two theaters and an education wing. Eight Phase III one and two-story floor plans from 1,460 to 3,238 square feet under air are base-priced from $695,000 to $1,550,000. The two and three-bedroom plus den plans feature 10 ceilings, openair terraces, and designer kitchens with an enhanced appliance package. Leasebacks are available to purchasers of three Phase III furnished models. The Phase III plans offer enlarged, re-named iterations of the Phase I residences. Phase III residents will enjoy a courtyard amenity deck with an enlarged pool deck and a 780-square foot pool that is 29% larger than the pools included in Phases I and II. A club room and terrace opening to the pool area will include a bar, large screen television, a billiards room, and a furnished fire pit area. Other amenities include a fitness center, secure underbuilding parking, private storage, and bicycle storage within the garage. Base-priced at $695,000, the Phase III Astoria residences offer 1,460 square feet under air plus a 260-square foot terrace. The plan includes two bedrooms and two full baths. The great room and the owners bedroom open to the terrace. The kitchens counter height bar and food preparation area includes a double stainless-steel sink, dishwasher and seating. The plans open feeling continues with a dining area that merges with the great room. The two-bedroom plus den, two-bath Barton plan is base-priced at $795,000 and offers 1,593 square feet plus a 220-square foot open-air terrace. The great room, owners bedroom, and guest bedroom open to the terrace. An optional pocketing door can provide ensuite guest quarters. A counter-height kitchen island offers seating as well as a stainless-steel sink, dishwasher and food preparation area. Base-priced at $845,000, the 1,698 square feet Biltmore plan also includes a 242-square foot open-air terrace. The two-bedroom plus den, great room plan includes an island kitchen with a stainlesssteel sink, dishwasher and food preparation area. The great room, owners bedroom, and guest bedroom open to the terrace. The owners bath includes a glassenclosed shower and his and her vanities. The Phase III Chatham two-bedroom plus den, two-and-a-half bath plan is basepriced at $895,000 and includes 1,883 square feet plus a 260-square foot terrace. The great room, owners bedroom, and guest bedroom all open to the terrace. The plan features a kitchen with a counter height bar and food preparation area with a double sink and dishwasher. The owners suite includes a bath with a glassenclosed shower and tub and his and her vanities. With its private, one-car garage and a walk-out terrace adjoining the homes ground floor entry, the Phase III Dorset plan lives like a townhome. The garage is accessible from the residence. Basepriced at $1,150,000, the Dorset residences feature 2,274 square feet with three bedrooms, a den, three baths, a great room and dining room, and a kitchen with a counter height island. The great room and dining room open to a 269-square foot terrace. The owners bath features separate his and her vanities and sinks, a soaking tub, and a glassenclosed shower. The Phase III Dover plan offers 2,397 square feet plus a 314-square foot openair balcony. Base-priced at $1,150,000, the plan features three bedrooms, a den, three baths, a family room and dining room, an island kitchen, and an L-shaped balcony that wraps the corner of the building. The great room, dining room, and one of the guest bedrooms open to the balcony. The owners suite includes a bedroom with a private balcony and a bath with his and her vanities, a soaking tub, glass-enclosed shower, and a separate water closet. The sold-out Emerson plan provides 2,746 square feet of living space. The living room, dining room, owners bedroom, and one of the two guest bedrooms open to a 366-square foot terrace. The plan also includes a den, an island kitchen with counter height bar seating, a foyer with a ceiling detail and crown molding, threeand-a-half baths, and a laundry room. The two-story Phase III Fenwick plan offers 3,238 square feet with three bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, formal living and dining rooms, an island kitchen, powder room, first floor guest suite, and a second floor with a flex room, an owners suite, and another guest suite. An optional elevator is available. Base-priced at $1,550,000, the Fenwick plan includes a 323-square foot terrace off the flex room. A glass enclosed shower, soaking tub, and his and her vanities are included in the owners bath. The first floor Fenwick residences include a private one-car garage accessible from the residence. Three previously sold Phase II furnished models remain open for viewing with a sales associate. The Naples Square Sales Gallery at 100 South Goodlette-Frank Road in downtown Naples is open daily. Visit NaplesSquare.com. Above: Base-priced at $845,000, Naples Squares 1,698 square feet under air twobedroom plus den Phase III Biltmore floor plan offers an ideal pied-a-terre and reflects the enhanced Phase III space sequences. Right: Based on the 2,264 square feet Phase I Denison plan, Naples Squares Phase III Dover floor plan offers 2,375 square feet of living space, an increase of 111 square feet. Below: The Ronto Group has broken ground on construction of Phase III at Naples Square in downtown Naples. Phase III purchase agreements worth $37 million have been processed thus far. c a o r i n p a e o a 3 A h o ADVERTORIAL
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1 2AQUALANE SHORES 2211 South Winds Drive James Bates 239.961.3973 Web ID 217061537 $9,975,000 AQUALANE SHORES 495 18th Avenue South Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216027889 $3,695,000 AQUALANE SHORES 840 17th Avenue South Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216001738 $6,650,0001 2 3 PORT ROYAL 4 3 51055 Spyglass Lane Peter Reppucci 239.595.6500 Web ID 217053949 $11,995,000 3450 Rum Row Paul Arpin 239.877.4450 Web ID 217046050 $15,900,000 1351 Spyglass Lane Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216063829 $11,900,000 1100 Galleon Drive Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216070094 $11,900,000 3300 Green Dolphin Lane Tom Gasbarro 239.404.4883 Web ID 216011338 $6,995,0001 2 3 4 5495 Bow Line Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217070821 $3,250,000 Admiratly Point #104 Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 Web ID KELL112117IHE $1,250,000 Windemere #203 Craig Jones 239.825.6857 Web ID GEOR112117IHE $965,000 Admiralty Point #309 Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 Web ID PAGE112117IHE $1,195,000 Commodore Club #205 Robin/Tim Weidle 239.370.5515 Web ID 217070857 $588,0001 2 3 4 5 1 3 4 5 2 THE MOORINGS // COQUINA SANDS PremierSothebysRealty.com FEATURED LISTINGS 2 3 1Countryside Josephine Trotter YOUR LOCALLY OWNED REALTY PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
Enclave #9Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973Web ID BRIN053117IHE $5,950,000 610 6th Avenue North Deb Welch 239.293.5294 Web ID 215065632 $2,995,000 Le Rivage #18NBarbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973Web ID 216071705 $7,299,999 531 8th Avenue South Linda Piatt 239.269.2322 Web ID 217014475 $3,495,000 517 Turtle Hatch Road Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217023827 $2,995,000 730 6th Avenue North Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217070922 $4,450,000 809 Pine Village Lane Janet Rathbun 239.860.0012 Web ID 217071461 $2,195,000 8121 Via VecchiaBarbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973Web ID 216073048 $5,995,000 528 Devils Lane Linda Perry/Judy Perry 239.404.7052 Web ID 217046426 $1,999,000 1539 Marlin Drive Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 Web ID 217071580 $2,700,000 780 Tramore Lane Terri Moellers 239.213.7344 Web ID MARI111417IHE $1,695,000 306 Neapolitan Way Marybeth Brooks 239.272.6867 Web ID 217058789 $7,677,000 87 6th Avenue South Jane Darling 239.290.3112 Web ID 217072207 $4,225,000 3920 Crayton Road Claudia Vitulich 216.470.5500 Web ID 217033057 $999,000 960 on Seventh #204 Heather Hobrock 239.370.3944 Web ID 217070792 $375,000 4651 Crayton Road Ryan Nordyke 239.776.9390 Web ID 217067366 $1,000,000 1539 Marlin Drive Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 Web ID 217070596 $1,100,000 243 Mermaids Bight Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217029138 $3,250,000 1805 Kingsh RoadMichael G. Lawler/Larry Roorda 239.261.3939Web ID 217053311 $1,350,000 Marbella #1703 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 216066085 $2,195,000 Dorchester #501 Cynthia Rosa 239.287.6015 Web ID SHEE102417IHE $1,275,000 Marbella #2101 & #2102 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 217000254 $3,900,000 Chateaumere #C-903 Pat Duggan 239.213.7445 Web ID 217070991 $585,000 Barrington Club #6-102 Jane Darling 239.290.3112 Web ID 217065544 $489,000 Villa Coronado #2-2L Lisa Tashjian 239.259.7024 Web ID 217036313 $1,100,000 Trieste #306 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 217057285 $1,995,000 1405 Via Portono James Bates 239.961.3973 Web ID HEND092717IHE $1,088,000 9280 Troon Lakes Drive Terri Moellers 239.213.7344 Web ID 217020389 $749,900 Windsor #302 Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216067665 $6,995,000 1286 Waggle WayBarbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973Web ID 217009397 $6,450,000 9155 Torreno Court Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID DONA060117IHE $1,799,000 8838 Ventura Drive Terri Moellers 239.213.7344 Web ID 217041019 $570,000 Remington #204 Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.261.6200 Web ID 217003493 $4,250,000 PARK SHORE OLD NAPLES AQUALANE SHORES ROYAL HARBOR PELICAN BAY BAY COLONY PELICAN MARSH ESTATES AT BAY COLONY PremierSothebysRealty.com YOUR LOCALLY OWNED REALTY PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
312 23rd Street SW Olesya Waltz 239.297.2960 Web ID 217071927 $578,500 3270 Sedge Place Taryn Caero 239.287.2840 Web ID WEBB062017IHE $1,595,000 1908 Manchester Circle Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 217071352 $629,000 Keewaydin Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 Web ID 217045774 $749,900 Naples Bay Club #536 Julie Rembos 239.595.1809 Web ID 217043050 $595,000 Isles of Collier Preserve #5-101 Cynthia Corogin 239.393.6747 Web ID 217062216 $595,000 10169 Keewaydin Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 Web ID 217005702 $2,400,000 7202 Dominica Drive Erik David Barber 323.513.6391 Web ID 217071788 $549,900 10275 Keewaydin Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 Web ID 217043720 $725,000 12117 Cannon Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 Web ID 217044994 $575,000 6514 Carema Lane Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 217032549 $1,395,000 799 92nd Avenue North Agnes Zak 239.287.8036 Web ID 217055908 $569,000 8115 Costa Brava Court Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 217054799 $945,000 7554 Citrus Hill Lane Erik David Barber 323.513.6391 Web ID 217070806 $529,900 The Strada #5217 Sandra McCarthy-Meeks 239.287.7921 Web ID 217052811 $849,900 1377 Great Egret Trail Sonya Shaheen 239.877.2797 Web ID 217040670 $4,200,000 1246 Kendari Terrace ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 217058540 $399,900 Wilderness Country Club #B-182 Jane Darling 239.290.3112 Web ID 217072220 $359,000 6890 Del Mar Terrace Mary Anastos 239.331.8273 Web ID 217061732 $499,900 Curlew Apartments #204 Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 Web ID 217019921 $375,000 6806 Bent Grass Drive Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 217071382 $509,000 1276 Osprey Trail Melissa Williams 239.248.7238 Web ID 216074004 $1,975,000 2293 Residence Circle Krista Fraga 239.877.6745 Web ID 217021826 $1,499,000 Traditions #201 Carol Reid 239.269.9555 Web ID 217029856 $949,000 Carrara #3-202 Julie Rembos 239.595.1809 Web ID 217071642 $1,395,000 1486 Anhinga Pointe Sam Heitman 239.537.2018 Web ID 216038328 $1,245,000 9281 Mercato Way Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web ID 217046291 $2,198,000 The Strada #7302 Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web ID 215072872 $1,249,000 16838 Cabreo Drive Jutta V. Lopez/Al Lopez 239.659.5113 Web ID 215056485 $838,000 7235 Acorn Way Linda Scaglia 239.206.0169 Web ID 217056027 $499,000 15275 Devon Green Lane Susan Barton 239.860.1412 Web ID 217003696 $589,900 1017 Barcarmil Way Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 217062011 $1,093,000 186 Mentor Drive Laurie Humphreville 239.595.9707 Web ID 217070815 $624,500 6649 Stonegate Drive Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 217071894 $1,135,000 GREY OAKS NORTH NAPLES NAPLES & SURROUNDS PremierSothebysRealty.com YOUR LOCALLY OWNED REALTY PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
1819 Honduras Avenue Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217045152 $1,200,000 1149 Bond Court Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 217042313 $564,999 1020 Dill Court Paul Strong 239.404.3280 Web ID 217010359 $1,170,000 Admiralty House #706S Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 Web ID 217041567 $430,000 1205 Blue Hill Creek Drive Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 217041564 $445,000 711 South Bareld Drive Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 215063709 $350,000 Emerald Beach #71 Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 217071143 $399,900 South Seas #F1 Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 Web ID 217071715 $429,000 Royal Marco Point PH S Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 217042399 $899,000 1230 Osprey Court Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 217042475 $1,100,000 Esplanade #2-304 Roe Tamagni 239.398.1222 Web ID 217023552 $799,000 Royal Marco Point #519 Cathy Brodie 239.272.7725 Web ID 217041950 $835,000 1211 Blue Hill Creek Drive Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 217024691 $485,000 3328 Runaway Lane Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217070555 $1,225,000 8576 Bellagio Drive Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 217040669 $1,200,000 9233 Campanile Circle Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217070689 $599,900 Varenna #204 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 216078319 $449,000 Cherry Oaks #201 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216025129 $425,000 Varenna #202 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217013137 $350,000 Cascada #201 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 217030407 $479,000 Cascada #102 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217071699 $365,000 MARCO ISLAND FIDDLERS CREEK PremierSothebysRealty.com 3554 Beaufort Court Ann Marie Shimer 239.825.9020 Web ID 217012957 $455,000 2764 Orange Grove Trail Charlina McGee 239.770.1911 Web ID 217033017 $370,000 3520 Grand Cypress Court Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 216058815 $385,000 The Strada #7209 Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web ID 217029751 $459,000 10378 Quail Crown Drive Erik David Barber 323.513.6391 Web ID 217023987 $469,000 Regatta #901 Dave Urness 239.273.0971 Web ID 217050357 $895,000 Vanderbilt Surf Colony #305 Joanne MacLeod 239.272.7679 Web ID 216057609 $499,000 Anchorage #504 Gayle Fawkes 239.250.6051 Web ID 217060740 $424,900 Vanderbilt Towers #509 Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 217062380 $359,000 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 YOUR LOCALLY OWNED REALTY PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
B10 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYBabcock Ranch setting a new standard for smart, sustainable growthSolar-powered town garnering national, international attention People across the nation are talking a lot about the need for responsible growth, sustainability and smart cities. But to find someone who is doing something about it you have to travel to Southwest Florida. Babcock Ranch has been attracting national and international attention since plans for the worlds first new solarpowered town were first announced in 2008. Developer Kitson & Partners generated more headlines when it first broke ground on the long-awaited town of the future two years ago. As construction of the initial downtown district at Founders Square nears completion and the environmentally-friendly town prepares to welcome its first residents the media spotlight is intensifying. Appearing as a panelist on a recent Washington Post Live program discussing new approaches for a sustainable future, Kitson & Partners Chairman and CEO Syd Kitson highlighted the innovations that have put Babcock Ranch on the cutting edge. I read a lot about how everybodys talking about building these smart cities, and were already doing that, Kitson said. All the things that people have talked about netzero energy emissions, advanced technological infrastructure, minimizing the development footprint, a network of clean transportation alternatives to reduce the number of automobiles per household were doing it. Journalists around the world are taking note. Plans to roll out the first network of autonomous shuttle vehicles in North America were reported by Fast Company and Time Magazine. In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Politico magazine featured Babcock Ranch as an example of smarter, more sustainable growth to accommodate Floridas burgeoning population. A crew from Europes largest public broadcaster, German television network ZDF, visited in early November. The story featuring interviews with Kitson and some of the first homebuyers at Babcock Ranch aired on ZDFs flagship foreign affairs program. Closer to home, Kitson has done a series of live interviews on The Weather Channel to discuss solar power, sustainability and storm resiliency initiatives. At Babcock Ranch were focused on sustainability because it is what is right for the environment and because it is good business, Kitson explained during the Washington Post program. People care about what were doing as a society and whats interesting is, its not just millennials who have a genuine interest in living more sustainably it is also the Baby Boomers. But as much as they want to be sustainable, it still has to make economic sense for them individually. Babcock Ranch leverages economies of scale and cutting edge technologies to keep costs competitive. Unprecedented technological infrastructure electronically coordinates energy, water, transportation and safety systems, and equips homes and businesses with extraordinary bandwidth supporting lightningfast data speeds, mobile apps and global connectivity to free Wi-Fi. Sustainability features from water conservation to alternative transportation are woven right into the infrastructure. We recognize that progress comes in increments, Kitson said. Americans are not going to go from one car for every driver to no cars for every household overnight. We start by making cars just one of many options for getting around town. When people can walk, bike, catch a shuttle, use their handheld device to summon an on-demand autonomous vehicle, or utilize a shared vehicle service for trips off-site, they will quickly realize they dont really need their own car. But of all the innovations offered at Babcock Ranch solar power is what really sets it apart. We spent a lot of time talking about how to make the community sustainable, how to make it different than anywhere else and solar energy to us was the key, Kitson explained. Through our partnership with Florida Power & Light (FPL) every single resident of Babcock Ranch starts off with a minimal carbon footprint with no additional cost. They pay the same rates as any other FPL customer. FPLs Babcock Ranch Solar Energy Center, located on 440 acres of former sod-farming field on the northern edge of the new town, generates more clean, renewable energy than the new town will ever consume. The 74.5 MW solar field went online in December of last year before the new towns first buildings were constructed. The vision for Babcock Ranch started with preservation. The new town is the economic engine that made it possible to put 80% of the historic Babcock Ranch 73,000 acres into permanent preservation. Of the 18,000 acres that make up the footprint of the new town, another 9,000 acres have been set aside for greenspace. At the end of the day, 90% of the original ranchBabcock Ranchis in preservation forever. And thats a legacy that people are going to be able to enjoy for generations, and we think thats very, very important, Kitson said. We set out to prove that preservation and growth can work hand in hand and it is extremely gratifying to see how people are embracing what we are doing. We have a thousand people a day moving into our state net. We need to accommodate that, and we need to do it in the right way. I dont think just because its sustainablejust because youre doing it the right waymeans it needs to be more expensive. And were proving that out. Learn more at www.babcockranch.com. Above: Cutting edge innovations at Babcock Ranch like this self-driving electric powered shuttle are attracting national and international media attention. Left: A German television visited in early November. Their story on sustainability initiatives at Babcock Ranch aired on the largest public television network in Europe. Below Left: Founders Square adds to the generating capacity with solar panels atop commercial rooftops and solar trees that serve as charging stations for handheld electronic devices. Below Right: The solar power facility at Babcock Ranch generates more clean, renewable energy than the new town will ever consume. Bottom Left: All homes at Babcock Ranch are built to meet Florida Green Building Coalition certification standards.ADVERTORIAL A s e a v i in t e a c o s t s o r e B F h a e sonexplained
Youve waited a lifetime for this Grande opening Moorings Park and London Bay Homes proudly announce the opening of the Sales Gallery which showcases the new collection of Life Plan residences. Moorings Park Grande Lake combines the highest quality healthcare with Simply the Best lifestyle amenities in the area. Enjoy Private Label Living in luxurious mid-rise residences with beautiful lakefront vistas. Prices from $1.4 million with 70% refundable entrance fees. Please join us for an Informational Luncheon Friday, December 8th at 11:30 am Moorings Park Grande LakeSales Gallery 7330 Premier Drive, Naples, FL RSVP by December 5th by calling 239.919.1620 For information on this new community, call 239.919.1620 7330 Premier Drive, Naples, Flor ida 34105 I MooringsParkGL.orgMoorings Park is a nationally accredited, non-prot, Medicare certied community and the only A+ S&P and Fitch rated life plan community in the country. All dimensions are approximate. Actual gross square footage may vary. All images are conceptual renderings and developer reserves the right to make modications, including amenities, without prior notice. #88033
B12 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYLondon Bay Homes: a Naples love storyOur love affair with Naples began the moment we stood hand-in-hand in the frothy surf along the Gulf of Mexico on a sunny winter day nearly four years ago. The weather was perfect, the turquoise water against the white-sand beach simply breathtaking. We were on the verge of something special, and Naples kept calling us back. Within two years, we were seasonal residents. We had discovered a cosmopolitan city with a friendly hometown feel along a beautiful stretch of beach. As devoted foodies, we were delighted by Fifth Avenue South, Naples downtown, and its fabulous culinary and wine scene rivaling that of much larger cities. We enjoyed strolling Fifth Avenue, browsing the fine art and antiques at The Englishman and shopping at national stores and homegrown boutiques. Our little condo was so close to Fifth, we could walk to the local theatre for an evening performance or visit our favorite bartender at Caf Lurcat who knows exactly how my husband prefers his martini. We absolutely love dancing to live music under the stars, amid the twinkling white lights wrapped around the palm trees on Verginas patio. We noticed our mindset was shifting. We longed for more time in Naples and started looking at homes, knowing a move was inevitable. We had very specific ideas we needed space for overnight guests, room to entertain, an office for my husband and a pool for me. We wanted to be near downtown and preferred a new home. We kept gravitating to the estates built by London Bay Homes, where we often spoke to Toby. He introduced us to the Naples Collection, explaining London Bay was building models in Old Naples, Port Royal and Park Shore and could also build a home on our preferred lot. The models were stunning and featured everything we were looking for, including casual but sophisticated dcor by Romanza Interior Design that suited us perfectly. Others obviously agreed; each home sold just days after our visit. We are excited about the completion of two models on Gordon Drive in Port Royal, one of our favorite neighborhoods. Theyre both on Cutlass Cove with plenty of dockage for the boat my husband is already researching. Weve seen the interior design and floor plans and love the open concept, and the way London Bay connects the inside to the outdoors. With nearly 4,650 and 6,400 square feet inside, both offer plenty of room to entertain. One has secondfloor guest rooms for complete privacy plus a lounge area and wet bar. The other has a second-floor master suite with an enormous terrace. We could wake up to beautiful waterfront views, and my husband can watch me swim while he works in his study! There are several other homesites that also interest us. We can customize everything, working with London Bays in-house design team of architects, interior designers and pool designers. London Bay is our only choice. Its won more than 300 industry awards and has been building luxury homes for nearly three decades. Several clients have told us about their wonderful experiences building with London Bay. We also know the company collaborates with some of the areas leading architects. As Toby has told us, and it really rings true, our home should reflect who we are. Recently while visiting Toby at the Chelston, a completed model near downtown, we chuckled as we overheard another couple sharing their story about discovering Naples on vacation and their decision to become full-time residents. Its the Naples love story, I whispered to my husband. Its only just beginning, he replied. To schedule a visit and learn more about London Bay Homes exclusive downtown opportunities, call Toby Cloutier at 239280-7367 or visit LondonBay.com. London Bays Naples Collection of homes located from Port Royal to Park Shore includes an array of award-winning floor plans with captivating indoor-outdoor spaces featuring zero-edge custom pools, water features, fire pits and outdoor kitchens.ADVERTORIAL aandwet
Rise & Shine... ...for a Second Time ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, MAKE REFERENCE TO THIS BROCHURE AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY CHAPTER 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. & Exclusive Sales & Marketing by Wilson& Associates Tower 2 makes its debut at Kalea Bay. Pre-construction pricing. With Tower 1 nearly sold out, Kalea Bay proudly announces Tower 2. Breathtaking views from 22 stories. 6 floor plans, rooftop pool & fitness center, plus one spectacular clubhouse. Rise and shine every day of your life at Kalea Bay. Residences priced from $1.4 million. 13910 Old Coast Road, Naples, FL 34110 KaleaBay.com 239-793-0110From US 41 take Wiggins Pass Road and go north on Vanderbilt Drive. (Bridge on Vanderbilt Drive, between 111th Ave. N. and Wiggins Pass Rd. closed)
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF NOV. 30-DEC. 6, 2017 B15 Richard DrosteSales Associate239.firstname.lastname@example.orgJacki Strategos, P.A. Sales Associate, GRI, CREN email@example.com premiersothebysrealty.comSothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. NATURES BEAUTY480 Worthington Street $485,000Amazing price for this home. Original owner with pride in ownership. Immaculate home. As you enter you are drawn to the expansive living space. Private 3rd bedroom w/ separate entrance. 2 screened lanais with east & west exposures. BEAUTIFUL LELY RESORTGreenlinks #223 (Lely Resort)$219,000 Income producing or owner enjoyment. 2BR/2 BA + den, tons of amenities. Beautiful Resort community. Oered fully furnished & rental history. Lovely lake view and in Excellent condition. BRIGHT & AIRY1830 Menorca Ct.$798,000 3 BR/2 BA with Florida lifestyle all around. Very appealing water direct home in tip-top condition. 2,189 s.f. with super spacious rooms. Breakfast nook, separate dining room, hurricane protection, dock. OFF ST. ANDREWS BLVD.212 Deerwood (Glen Eagles)$169,500 Dont let this amazing price fool you. Priced To sell. Outstanding unit in a beautiful location. 2 BR/2 BA, eat-in kitchen, spacious. Open oor plan, bright and cheerful. No walking to common laundry area washer/dryer in unit. GORDIE LAZICH239.777.2033 firstname.lastname@example.orgMARK MARAN239.777.3301 email@example.comNAPLES | $399,000THE STRAND TROPHY CLUBNAPLES | $379,000NAPLES PARKNAPLES | $359,000NAPLES PARKMARCO ISLAND | $179,000KEY MARCOTOGETHER WE ARE DEDICATED TO PROVIDING OUR PERSONALIZED CONCIERGE SERVICE TO OUR BUYERS AND SELLERS. GORDIE LAZICH & MARK MARAN Naples | $3,900,000 OLD NAPLESNaples | $1,095,000PARK SHORE SURFSEDGENaples | $429,900THE STRAND TROPHY CLUBNaples | $2,995,000PELICAN BAY ST. RAPHAEL Naples | $795,000PARK SHORE COLONADE OPEN HOUSE 12/2 1 P.M.-4 P.M.Sothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each o ce is independently owned and operated. EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONSGORDIEANDMARK.COMCALL US TODAY OPEN HOUSE 12/2 1 P.M.-4 P.M.NEWSMAKERSFrom page 3in Southwest Florida. The Highlands model home is designerfurnished and available for immediate purchase at $1,895,000. It is one of four Randall Mitchell floorplans offered in Villa dEste, a gated enclave that will have 12 golf villas adjacent. The three-bedroom, 3-bath Oakmont has 2,782 square feet under air and 3,976 total square feet; the five-bedroom, 4-bath St. Andrews has 3,882 square feet under air and 5,537 total square feet; and the three-bedroom, 3-bath Greenbriar has 2,709 square feet under air and 3,799 total square feet. Ten homesites are available for purchase in Villa dEste. For more information, call the Miromar Lakes sales gallery at 425-2340 or 877-809-9444 or visit www.MiromarLakes.com. The Highlands is one of four designs offered by Randall Mitchell Custom Homes in Villa dEste at Miromar Lake. COASTAL RETREATS OF NAPLES, FLORIDA JAMES E. FORRESTFORREST INTERNATIONAL REALTY firstname.lastname@example.org REAL ESTATE CONSULTANT STELLAR INTEGRITY. ELITE SERVICE. IMPECCABLE REPUTATION. TASTEFULLY RENOVATED PORT ROYAL RETREAT COMPLETE WITH GUEST HOUSE. DEEPWATER DOCKAGE WITH WESTERN EXPOSURE. FRIDAY 1-4 SUNDAY 1-4LIKE NEW OLDE NAPLES COASTAL CHIC RESIDENCE. WALK TO 3RD STREET SOUTH SHOPS & BISTROS & THE BEACH! FRIDAY 1-3 SUNDAY 1-4 OPEN HOUSES
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Indoor/Outdoor Living Space $3,795,000 MLS 217029954 Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 PARK SHORE NAPLES Mediterranean Transitional Luxury Estate Spectacular, One-of-a-Kind, 6+ BR, 7 BA Home $3,145,000 MLS 217046134 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 NEW PRICE PINE RIDGE ESTATES 29110 POSITANO LN., NAPLES 4 BR, 5.5 BA + Den Magnificent Luxury Villa Private Lanai w/Peaceful Long Lake Views $2,145,000 MLS 217069720 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 NEW LISTING OPEN 12/3 1:00PM 4:00PM MEDITERRA 4931 BONITA BAY BLVD. #501, BONITA $1,895,000 MLS 216067104 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 NAPLES $1,850,000 MLS 217044781 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 4851 BONITA BAY BLVD. #802, BONITA $1,825,000 MLS 216040817 Gary, Jeff & Becky Jaarda 239.273.4596 26342 AUGUSTA CREEK CT., BONITA Visit AugustaCreek.com for Details 3 Bedrooms, 3 Full Bathrooms + Den $1,595,000 MLS 217037961 Gary, Jeff & Becky Jaarda 239.273.4596 OPEN 12/3 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY AUGUSTA CREEK 5718 CLARENDON DR., NAPLES 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 OPEN 12/3 1:00PM 4:00PM ISLES OF COLLIER PRESERVE NAPLES First Floor Master Suite Attached Cabana Bedroom and Bath $1,198,900 MLS 217068282 Patti Fortune 239.272.8494 NEW LISTING KENSINGTON GARDENS BONITA $1,100,000 MLS 217041042 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 ESTERO $929,900 MLS 217029133 Gary Ryan 239.273.6796 3080 LAUREL RIDGE CT., BONITA $920,000 MLS 217064496 Sandy Kass, The Fagan Team 239.292.4044 23850 VIA ITALIA CIR. #406, ESTERO $915,000 MLS 217064749 Fenttiman-Ekovich Group 239.370.7715 NAPLES Spectacular Gulf Views, Beachfront Condo 2 BR, 2 BA, Beautifully Furnished $869,999 MLS 217063949 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 ADMIRALITY VANDERBILT BEACH 23850 VIA ITALIA CIR. #105, ESTERO Rare 3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom, 1st Floor Unit Incredible Outdoor Patio $745,000 MLS 217039527 Fenttiman-Ekovich Group 239.370.7715 OPEN 12/3 1:00PM 4:00PM THE COLONY FLORENCIA NAPLES Pool, Spa & Beautiful Golf Course Views "A" Rated School District, Ideal Location $619,000 MLS 217033999 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 SATURNIA LAKES 1948 IMPERIAL GOLF COURSE BLVD., NAPLES Large 3 BR, 2 BA, Pool Home Freshly Updated w/Neutral Palette $615,000 MLS 217067742 Loretta Young, Team LaVita 239.450.5022 OPEN 12/2 1:00PM 3:00PM IMPERIAL GOLF ESTATES 27291 S. RIVERSIDE DR., BONITA $599,900 MLS 217027486 Loretta Young, Team LaVita 239.450.5022 1930 GULF SHORE BLVD. #C203, NAPLES $599,000 MLS 217026301 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 9999 ST. MORITZ DR., MIROMAR LAKES $578,900 MLS 216071481 John Aycock 239.777.9898 NAPLES $569,900 MLS 217070560 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 4081 BAYHEAD DR. #204, BONITA 3 BR, 2.5 BA, 2-Car Garage, 2nd Floor Nearly 2,000 S.F., SW Water View $569,000 MLS 217069250 Sandy Kass, The Fagan Team 239.292.4044 OPEN 12/3 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY LAKESIDE BONITA Stunning Pool Home, Completely Updated Private Pavered Lanai w/Pool & Spa $559,500 MLS 217068947 Mike Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.340.5455 NEW LISTING SPANISH WELLS BONITA Amazing Long Golf & Lake Views Large Glassed-In Lanai $559,000 MLS 217054252 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 NEW PRICE BONITA BAY WATERFORD 25720 HICKORY BLVD. #520, BONITA Gated Beachfront Resort Community Newly Renovated, Gulf Views from All Rooms $555,000 MLS 217063002 Bob Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 OPEN 12/3 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BEACH CLUB BONITA $495,000 MLS 217019538 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 26836 WYNDHURST CT. #101, BONITA $489,000 MLS 217029244 Gary, Jeff & Becky Jaarda 239.273.4596 4425 DOVER CT. #6-603, NAPLES $459,900 MLS 217048840 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 28646 SAN GALGANO WAY, BONITA $449,000 MLS 217014059 Holly Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.248.1200 9929 COLONIAL WALK N., ESTERO 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2-Car Garage Private Pool w/Southern Lake Views $424,500 MLS 217041994 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 NEW PRICE OPEN 12/3 1:00PM 4:00PM COLONIAL OAKS 324 HARVARD LN., NAPLES 1-Story Home with 2-Car Garage Wood Floors, Cherry Kitchen $359,900 MLS 217052021 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 NEW PRICE OPEN 12/3 1:00PM 4:00PM GLEN EAGLE GOLF & CC NAPLES TCP Golf Membership Included 2 BR + Den, 2 BA, Resort Living $359,000 MLS 217059223 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 TREVISO BAY ESTERO 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Spacious Floor Plan Golf Course & Waterfront Views, Large Lanai $345,000 MLS 217049513 Bradford Bateman 239.273.8842 NEW PRICE GRANDEZZA AVALON NAPLES $345,000 MLS 217061277 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 BONITA $329,000 MLS 217040962 Ilse Lefas 239.269.4189 NAPLES $319,000 MLS 217021679 Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 20891 WILDCAT RUN DR. #2, ESTERO $269,000 MLS 217070062 Carol Jones 239.250.4310 NAPLES Lake Views, Tastefully Decorated 2nd Floor Condo Designer Upgrades Throughout $239,900 MLS 217034005 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 NEW PRICE VINEYARDS BELLERIVE 9855 COSTA MESA LN. #404, BONITA Turnkey, 2 BR, 2 BA, 1st Floor Condo Beautiful Lake & Golf Course Views $189,000 MLS 217031465 Jim Griffith, The Boeglin Team 239.322.2409 OPEN 12/3 1:00PM 4:00PM SPANISH WELLS NAPLES 2 BR, 2 BA Condo w/Golf Course Views Rare, 3rd Floor, Double Balcony $185,000 MLS 217059102 Fenttiman-Ekovich Group 239.777.2341 FOREST LAKES NAPLES Beautifully Renovated Pristine Private Community $162,000 MLS 217054107 Liz Biswurm 239.370.0312 EDGEWOOD
B18 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYStock Development hosts Open House Open Hearts event this weekend at its Southwest Florida models New models now open at Fiddlers CreekS tock Development and Stock Signature Homes invite you to open your hearts by attending a company-wide open house event this weekend. The Open House, Open Hearts event will benefit the 2017 Toys and Joys Holiday Toy Drive, an initiative of the Collier Building Industry Association for more than ten years. The event brings holiday joy to 2,000 girls and boys in Southwest Florida each year. Share an unwrapped gift as you visit dozens of beautiful model residences and move-in ready homes in Stocks distinctive communities and neighborhoods. The Open House, Open Hearts event runs each Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4:00 p.m. through Sunday, December 10. Stock Signature Homes has a vast array of beautifully furnished models and move-in ready homes available for homebuyers throughout Southwest Florida. Among them are the recently opened models in the Marsh Cove neighborhood at Fiddlers Creek. Stocks offerings in Marsh Cove include seven single-family custom estate floor plans. These residences feature three and four bedrooms plus a study and range from 2,812 to over 3,600 square feet of air-conditioned living space. The homes offer three-car garages and multiple outdoor living areas overlooking the lakes and fairways of the Arthur Hills-designed Creek Course. The base price for Stocks homes at Marsh Cove begin at $749,990, plus lot. Homesite prices range from $25,000 to $425,000. The Madison II plan includes 3,054 square feet under air and a 856-squarefoot outdoor living area. The great room, island kitchen and dining area open to the outdoor space that can include a fireplace, outdoor kitchen, pool and spa. The plan also features three bedrooms, a fourth bedroom or bonus room, a study, four full baths, a half-bath, and a three-car garage. The furnished Madison II model has an interior by Soco Interiors. The Belfield plan includes a great room, optional wet bar, island kitchen and breakfast nook that open to a large outdoor living area that can include a fireplace and outdoor kitchen. It also includes three bedrooms, three-and-ahalf baths, a study, a formal dining room, and a three-car garage. The Belfield model features an interior designed by Clive Daniel Home. Stock Signature Homes also offers several other extraordinary opportunities for homebuyers in the area. Stocks Majestic II is located in Esplanade Golf and Country Club of Naples, a beautiful golf course community. The company is also putting the finishing touches on a new furnished Regency Manor model, which will debut within a few weeks. The Majestic II four-bedroom, fourbath home offers 3,843 square feet under air and a total of 5,735 square feet. The spacious floor plan features a formal living room and an informal family room, both of which provide direct access to the covered lanai via stacked sliding glass doors. The home melds the outdoors and indoor living areas to provide homeowners with a large, open environment for entertaining. An outdoor kitchen and an elaborate pool and spa package complete the idyllic scene. Raised tray ceilings throughout the living areas add to the homes spacious feel. There is a large island style kitchen, and a formal study with French doors. Outside the brick paver driveway leads to a courtyard area in front of the attached, sideloaded, three-car garage, which offers an air-conditioned storage area. It is priced at $1,549,990. Stock Signature Homes has an unsurpassed collection of move-in ready homes at Hidden Harbor, a Gulf-access waterfront boating community in South Fort Myers. Homebuyers now have the chance to take residence immediately and enjoy to Hidden Harbors amazing nautical lifestyle for the entire winter season! Hidden Harbor offers a collection of three and four bedroom homes ranging from 2,600 to more than 3,186 square feet of living area with base prices from the mid-$400s. Completed and ready for immediate occupancy is the Tivoli III. This exquisitely designed home provides spaciousness and livability in a three-bedroom, three-bath great room-style home. The Tivoli III features a formal study, a gourmet island-style kitchen with a dining room, a screened covered lanai and an attached two-car garage. The home offers 2,062 square feet under air and is a total of 3,057 square feet including the lanai, the entry and the garage. It is priced at an amazing $508, 685! On spectacular Marco Island, Stock Custom Homes has completed its furnished Polynesia model. The 3,903-squarefoot, two-story Polynesia features an interior by Soco Interiors Daniel Kilgore. The open concept plan includes a great room, dining area, and island kitchen, a study, four bedrooms, four full baths and two half baths, an upstairs loft, a three-car garage, and an outdoor living area with a summer kitchen, fireplace, pool and spa. The Polynesia model is priced at $2.895 million. Please join us this weekend for a tour of Stock Signature Homes furnished models and move-in ready homes! For full details of all of Stock Developments offerings, visit the company website at www.stockdevelopment.com. Stock Development is headquartered at 2639 Professional Circle, Suite 101 in Naples. Top: The Polynesia model. Above Left: The Madison model. Above Right: The Majestic II. Right: The Players Club & Spa Pool. Below: The Hidden Harbor Clubhouse. ADVERTORIAL
B20 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYMoorings Park Grande Lake to hold informational luncheonCommunity features luxurious mid-rise residencesMoorings Park Grande Lake, the new Life Plan Community being developed by Moorings Park and London Bay Homes, is inviting the public to a special event aimed as an introduction to the new community. The informational luncheon will be held on Friday, December 8, at 11:30 a.m., at the Moorings Park Grande Lake Sales Gallery. Those wishing to attend need to RSVP by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, December 5, by calling 239-919-1620. The Moorings Park Grande Lake Sales Gallery is located on Premier Drive, on the south side of Golden Gate Parkway, between Airport-Pulling and Livingston roads, inside the entrance to Naples Grande Golf Club. Building upon the foundation that has made Moorings Park and Moorings Park at Grey Oaks the preferred choice for Life Plan communities in Southwest Florida, this third incredible neighborhood is planned for the next generation of residents. Situated on 55 acres in the heart of Naples, Moorings Park Grande Lake will combine one-of-a-kind vistas of magnificent lakes and championship golf with luxury homes and exceptional healthcare. Moorings Park Grande Lake is being created in partnership with esteemed luxury custom homebuilder and developer, London Bay Homes, long known for its award-winning architectural design and attention to detail. Future residents will be attracted to its natural beauty, classic design and total commitment to enabling them to live longer, healthier and happier lives, stated Daniel Lavender, CEO of Moorings Park Institute, Inc. For nearly three decades, the brand promise of Private Label Living has reflected our commitment to building and developing the finest luxury homes in Southwest Florida, said Mark Wilson, President of London Bay Homes. Its an honor for us to now extend our philosophy of choice in design to the areas newest community. The community will consist of luxurious mid-rise residences, including spacious penthouses. Prices start at $1.4 million with 70 percent refundable entrance fees. Moorings Park Grande Lake is a pet-friendly campus and has been designed to take advantage of the views of a 28-acre lake and the picturesque golf course beyond. The physical environment presents an innovative and resort-style blueprint that provides for seamless physical and visual experiences. It also maximizes the beauty and appeal of waterfront living combined with highend materials and services. Consistent with other Moorings Park campuses, Moorings Park Grande Lake will include common areas that promote social interaction, which will allow and encourage residents to choose from indoor and outdoor activities yearround. A few of the planned outdoor activities or amenities include a yoga pavilion, walking paths, lakeside parklettes with boardwalks, gardens, fire pits and overlooks; and several bird-watching posts. The areas for social gatherings were designed so the family members and friends of our residents could join in the various activities, which could include events such as outdoor concerts. The clubhouse, as planned, will feature casual and fine dining areas, a private dining room, ballroom, art studio, wellness center, state-of-the-art fitness center, strength and cardio area, salon and spa, and a resort-style pool with poolside cabanas. Also located in the clubhouse will be The Center for Healthy Living. The center is home to rehabilitation services, as well as the Care 360 concierge healthcare program, which was developed in partnership with NCH Healthcare System. The Care 360 program offers a higher level of personalized primary care. Services are available to residents of Moorings Park with no additional fees, other than typical copays. The Care 360 concierge physicians are accessible by appointment, plus 24/7 access via phone, text or email. Should the need arise, Moorings Park Grande Lake provides its residents world-class Assisted Living and Memory Care in existing centers of excellence, at no additional cost. As you can tell, this is going to be a spectacular project, concludes Lavender. Please visit us and learn more about London Bay Homes luxurious design and Moorings Parks commitment to Simply the Best qualities, services and amenities. For additional information regarding Moorings Park Grande Lake visit MooringsParkGL.org or call 239-91 9-1620. Above: As planned, Moorings Park Grande Lake will feature 275 lakefront residences. Left: Residences command lake and golf course views. Below Left: The new Sales Gallery is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Below: The buildings at Moorings Park Grande Lake feature a coastal-inspired architectural design. ADVERTORIAL lf iddtdtiiti c t P fe p c s i 2 4 o M L a w a n in n o go p r
FOR DIRECTIONS & COMPLETE LISTINGS OF ALL OUR MODELS & COMMUNITIES PLEASE VISIT: STOCKDEVELOPMENT.COM | 239.592.7344OPEN HOUSE OPEN HEARTSSTOCK HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE & TOY DRIVE SATURDAY & SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2 & 3, 12p.m.p.m.Tour the Best Selection of Move-in-Ready Homes in Southwest Florida. Join us for a special Holiday Open House event this weekend. Tour more than 20 beautifully decorated model homes in six distinctive communities. Experience our award-winning lifestyle, with ready-to-be enjoyed amenities and the most extensive residential choices in Southwest Florida. R DI RE CT IO NS & C OM P MAKE THE HOLIDAY BRIGHTER FOR A CHILD IN COLLIER COUNTY. PLEASE BRING AN UNWRAPPED TOY FOR TOYS & JOYS, THE HOLIDAY TOY DRIVE SPONSORED BY THE COLLIER BUILDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION. FLStockDevelopmentBROKER 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 W HERE PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW. PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. ESPLANADE OF NAPLESMAJESTIC II SINGLE FAMILY HOME 4/4 3,843 sq.ft. WAS $1,608,290 NOW $1,549,990 REGENCY MANOR FURNISHED SINGLE FAMILY HOME4/4.5 3,669 sq.ft. (COMING SOON) $1,592,135**Offered as a model leaseback. See Sales Associate for details.HIDDEN HARBORRUFFINO FURNISHED SINGLE FAMILY HOME 3/2.5 2,585 sq.ft. WAS $1,064,650 NOW $949,990 SIESTA SINGLE FAMILY HOME 3/3 2,630 sq.ft. WAS $601,055 NOW $551,055LELY RESORT2017 COMMUNITY OF THE YEARVENICE COACH HOME 3/3 2,287 sq.ft. WAS $422,025 NOW $352,025 WENTWORTH COACH HOME 2/2.5 2,096 sq.ft. WAS $472,990 NOW $417,990 CAPRI VILLA 3/2 1,916 sq.ft. WAS $501,350 NOW $461,350 SAN REMO III SINGLE FAMILY HOME 2/2 1,809 sq.ft. WAS $693,685 NOW $618,685 NAPLES RESERVEBELFIELD PARROT CAY SINGLE FAMILY HOME 3/3.5 2,812 sq.ft. WAS $954,860 NOW $929,860 VENICE SPARROW CAY FURNISHED SINGLE FAMILY HOME 3/2.5 2,643 sq.ft. WAS $981,750 NOW $956,750**Offered as a model leaseback. See Sales Associate for details.FIDDLER'S CREEKBELFIELD FURNISHED SINGLE FAMILY HOME 3/3.5 2,812 sq.ft. NOW $1,327,120* MADISON II FURNISHED SINGLE FAMILY HOME 4/4.5 3,054 sq.ft. NOW $1,433,825**Offered as a model leaseback. See Sales Associate for details.QUAIL WESTMUIRFIELD VI SINGLE FAMILY HOME4/4.5 3,443 sq.ft. NOW $1,371,495 ATHERTON FURNISHED ESTATE HOME 4/5.5 4,554 sq.ft. NOW $3,266,980 CRISTALE FURNISHED ESTATE HOME 4/4.5 4,427 sq.ft. NOW $3,580,105 AQUALINA FURNISHED ESTATE HOME 4/4 + 2-1/2 4,937 sq.ft. NOW $3,599,990 SOLD FO R FO R TH 2/2 1,809 sq.ft.
B22 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYSo many things to do, so little time!Amenity-rich living at MediterraI hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving! Ive been continuing to get to know Mediterra and must admit I have absolutely fallen in love with the place! My Sales Executive, Lisa, has been showing me all the model homes and home sites available in the neighborhoods created by London Bay Homes, an award-winning homebuilder and developer in the Southwest Florida luxury home market for more than 25 years who manages all new home construction sales and marketing for Mediterra. There are lots of choices to consider and Ill be making my purchase decision soon. In the meantime, Ive been exploring what life in Mediterra is like. There are so many things to do here! Ive been envisioning how Ill be able to spend my day. I could start with a morning walk on the communitys walking and biking trails that offer glimpses of the lakes and fairways of Mediterras two Tom Fazio-designed golf courses. Along the way, I could stop for a moment or two of quiet time at one of the beautiful parks located throughout the community. If I choose to start my day doing something a bit more vigorous, I could visit the fitness center at Mediterras Sports Club. The fitness center is huge! Its outfitted with all sorts of state-ofthe-art equipment and offers fitness classes, wellness programs, and personal trainers everything Ill need to stay healthy and in shape. The Sports Club also features aesthetic services, three spa rooms for a post workout massage, and a swimming pool with a sunning deck. I love tennis! Its a great way to exercise and socialize. Maybe after my walk or workout, I could play a match with my new neighbors. Mediterra has an awesome tennis program that is acknowledged as one of the top programs in the country. Newbies are always welcomed! Theres a dedicated tennis pro shop and eight Har-Tru tennis courts, including a spectator court. Have you heard of Pickleball? In a lot of ways, its a lower impact form of tennis that has become incredibly popular. As one might expect, The Club at Mediterra is always ahead of the latest trends and recently opened three new Pickleball courts. On the mornings Im not playing tennis, theres golf. I have sworn to myself many times that I will become a good golfer! Mediterras the perfect place to finally do that. Tom Fazio designed two distinctly different courses that are as beautiful as they are playable. They both weave their way through a backdrop of lakes, wetlands, and preserves and present unique challenges for golfers of every skill level. Im planning on taking lessons at the Clubs Golf Learning Center that has the latest swing analysis technology and offers personalized instruction. The best part is that because Im purchasing a home by London Bay, Ill be able to get a full golf membership immediately instead of being put on the membership waiting list as a Limited Golf Member. After such an active morning, Ill be ready for lunch. Again, there are choices to make. If I want to stay close to home, I can lunch on the verandah at Mediterras grand 25,000 square-foot clubhouse. Informal attire, including jeans, is always welcomed. The verandah and the adjacent open-air terrace and Tavern outdoor lounge overlook the 18th holes of the two golf courses and are one of Mediterras most popular gathering places. Theyre so popular, the Club will be starting a 24,000 square-foot expansion of the covered outdoor terrace and outdoor lounge areas in 2018. Seven thousand square feet of existing clubhouse space will be enhanced at the same time. Its all being done without a member assessment! Just so you know, the Clubs dining options include a doctors orders menu with a selection of healthy items. I could also choose to have lunch at Mediterras one-of-a-kind Beach Club thats just a few minutes away on Little Hickory Island. I say one-of-a-kind because I have not found another community in Southwest Florida that can match the Mediterra beach experience. Lisa told me the Beach Club was recently remodeled. Now it conveys the magic of the beach with sand and water colors and has an elegantly casually South Beach vibe. The bar area has a sporty feeling with large screen televisions and theres a wine bar overseen by Mediterras two sommeliers. In addition to casual indoor and al fresco dining, theres an elevated swimming pool with a big sundeck and cabana service for beach chairs and umbrellas. The entire setting is stunning! When it gets to be early evening, I might venture over to the bocce ball courts and join the fun. The bocce courts are the place to be! More than 600 residents are members of bocce ball teams that compete on a regular basis. Its so popular theres even a dedicated bocce bar. What a great way to socialize and get to know people! I can see myself ending my day on the terrace at the Clubhouse. A glass of wine, a bite to eat, conversations and laughs with my new friends around the fire pit, what could be better? A perfect end to a perfect day! I have an appointment with Lisa to see the models in the Cabreo neighborhood. Ill let you know what I find out. Stay tuned! Visit the Mediterra Sales Center at 15836 Savona Way off Livingston Parkway two miles north of Immokalee Road. The Sales Center and model residences are open daily. Visit Mediterra online at MediterraNaples.com. Above: The private, residents only Mediterra Beach Club is 10,000 square feet with a full indoor dining room and outdoor dining overlooking the Gulf, a bar area, an elevated swimming pool with a sundeck, and valet service for beach chairs and umbrellas. Right: A 24,000 square-foot expansion of Mediterras 25,000 square-foot Mediterraneanstyle clubhouse will begin in 2018 and expand the covered outdoor terrace and outdoor lounge areas. The initiative is being undertaken without a member assessment. Above: Mediterra features a golf pro shop with PGA professionals who oversee the communitys two Tom Fazio golf courses and an instructional program for golfers of every skill level.ADVERTORIAL
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 REAL ESTATE B23 MOVE IN NOW I Offered exclusively by PACT Realty. THE ALL-NEW MODEL 301OFFERED TURNKEY FURNISHED AT $2,545,000 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms Sunrise and Sunset Terraces with Marina Views Enclosed Area: 4,171 Sq. Ft. Total Residence: 4,701 Sq. Ft. elevated ceilings, Model 301 is designed to live like a single-family home, and features breathtaking marina and sunset views. Tower II also gives you resort-style amenities, including door-to-dock marina access. To experience AQUAs carefree living, you must act soon.A Modern Masterpiece13675 Vanderbilt Drive Naples Mon.Sat. 10:00am5:00pm, Sun. Noon5:00pmAQUA-naples.comSCHEDULE YOUR PRIVATE SHOWING TODAY 239.591.2727 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 December Luxury Home Tour kicks off Saturday, December 2, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and continues Sunday, December 3, noon to 3:00 p.m. The tour features a variety of new furnished and unfurnished residences including penthouse-style condominiums and terrace homes by Lennar, resort-style coach homes by FrontDoor Communities, single-family 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-asyou-are atmosphere encourages homeowners to build and maintain active social connections and live the best versions of their lives among exclusive privacy and service that is second to none. Residents Jim and Barbara Simmons were attracted to Talis Park because of its newer, more youthful atmosphere and many opportunities to enhance the active lives they enjoy. Theres just an energy to the place, said Jim. Theres always people moving and energetic; its just a ton of fun and an easy place to meet folks. The Simmons family, like many others in Talis Park, participates in a full range of social events created and managed by Membership and Activities Director Nancy Muschong and the Talis Park team. From daily fitness classes, tennis and golf clinics, bocce nights and cooking classes to theme and costume parties, movies and concerts on the Great Lawn, and the ever-famous weekly Nine and Wine Happy Hour, Talis Parks social calendar offers something for everyone. Talis Park homeowners now also enjoy complimentary daily beach access via the Beach Runner, the communitys exclusive new beach shuttle. 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 for sports enthusiasts. Also within easy access is a sports complex with six lighted Har-Tru 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 239-449-5900 or visit talispark.com. Top: Sunwest Homes two-story Grand Santa Barbara estate model in Talis Parks Prato neighborhood is featured during the community s Luxur y Home Tour this weekend. Above 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. Above Right: Gulfshore Homes furnished Dorado estate model in Prato offers a total of 8,862 square feet with 6,336 square feet under air.ADVERTORIAL TStHttGdStBb
B24 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYThe Isles of Collier Preserve where residents celebrate nature and active livingThe Isles of Collier Preserve in Naples by Minto Communities is an award-winning master-planned community inspired by nature, informed by historic references to the classic southern coastal architecture of Old Naples, and designed to accommodate an active lifestyle that is connected to nature. Just four miles east of downtown Naples, The Isles of Collier Preserve provides residents with a stunningly beautiful private world bordered by Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Naples Botanical Garden and Dollar Bay. More than 1,300 acres of the communitys 2,400 acres are dedicated to natural habitat and nature preserves connected by a network of recreational trails, nature observation stations, bike paths and waterways for kayaking. Residents and visitors enter The Isles of Collier Preserve through a gatehouse archway distinguished by a reflecting pool. Next stop for visitorsthe Discovery Sales Center, described as more nature center than sales center. A Neighbors Room presents displays on neighbors Rookery Bay Reserve, Naples Botanical Garden, and Conservancy of Southwest Florida, among others. A rustic boardwalk encircles a recreated cypress wetland and 14 cypress tree replica. Visitors can take a virtual tour at interactive stations, take an eco-friendly electric boat ride or explore via Mintoprovided bicycle or kayak. World-class amenities inspired by Collier history The Isles Club with its inviting coastal cottage style design inspired by the original Naples Beach Hotel built in 1888 is at the communitys center. Like the original Naples Beach Hotel, The Isles Club is distinguished by a stylized cupola and large awning-shaded front porch. Residents and friends gather at The Isles Club for dining and social functions, swimming in the resortstyle pool and lap pool, tennis, pickleball and workouts in the state-of-theart fitness center. A lushly landscaped event courtyard, yoga lawn and kayak launch provide additional opportunities for outdoor recreation. Home choices to meet every lifestyle Minto offers a selection of 43 innovative, energy-efficient home designs at The Isles of Collier Preserve that complement their spectacular natural surroundings and present a contemporary interpretation of classic Florida coastal home styles. Selections include coach homes, villas and single-family homes ranging from the mid-$300s to more than $1 million. For a limited time only, Minto is offering up to $60,000 in purchase incentives on select move-in ready coach homes and up to $50,000 in savings on select single-family and villa homes. The available Oleander Grande twostory coach home is 2,160 square feet under air, and includes two bedrooms, three baths, den, sunroom, third floor observatory, two-car garage, private elevator, and water view. It is priced at $634,890. The Camellia Grande singlefamily home includes a pool and spa with a beautiful water view. It is 3,153 square feet under air, with four bedrooms, four baths and two-car garage and is priced at $988,448. The Dahlia villa home is 1,565 square feet under air with two bedrooms, two baths, den, two-car garage, covered lanai, pool and spa with water view. It is priced at $532,300. Visit 16 furnished models Sixteen furnished models include nine single-family homes, four onestory villas, and three award-winning coach homes. Single-family homes range from 2,016 to 4,327 square feet under air, and are priced from the high$400s to over $1 million. Designed for entertaining, homes feature gourmet kitchens with large seating and serving islands, open floor plans, private guest quarters, and luxurious outdoor living areas with nature and water views. Coach homes include one, two and three story floor plans ranging from 1,621 square feet under air to 2,960 square feet under air, priced from the mid-$400s to $600s. All include two-car garages. Two-and-three-story coach homes also include private elevators. Architecturally detailed ceiling treatments, bright, open floor plans, large eat-in kitchens, formal dining rooms and more are among Mintos distinctive luxury touches. Villas range from 1,565 square feet under air to 1,862 square feet under air, and are priced from the mid-$300s. Villa homes include two to three bedrooms, plus den or hobby room, great room, dining room, two baths, covered lanai and two-car garage. An award-winning master planned community A recognized leader in green construction, Minto has won many national and regional awards for The Isles of Collier Preserve. These include three silver awards from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), including the 2016 Best in American Living Award for Best Mixed Community, the 2017 Nationals Award for Best Clubhouse, and the 2017 Best in American Living Award for Best Community Facility. The Isles of Collier Preserve also received the Grand Aurora Award for Master-Planned Community of the Year from the Southeast Building Conference (SEBC), the largest building industry trade show in the southeast, and the Community of the Year award at the Collier Building Industry Association 2016 Sand Dollar Awards. Minto developed The Isles of Collier Preserve using its own funding sources, electing not to utilize Community Development District (CDD) funds, and saving homeowners at The Isles of Collier Preserve thousands of dollars in annual assessments. The Isles of Collier Preserve is located just four miles east of downtown Naples on U.S. 41/Tamiami Trail East. The Discovery Sales Center is open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For information on The Isles of Collier Preserve call 888707-1251 or visit MintoUSA.com. Above: The Isles Club resort-style pool, lap pool, shaded cabanas and sandy beach area provide the ultimate environment for relaxation and socializing. The Isles of Collier Preserve is an award-winning master-planned community. Available coach homes offering up to $60,000 incentive. Left: Available singlefamily and villa homes offering up to $50,000 incentive.ADVERTORIAL a l a o t f N a A r M A p a r P c t f i
From poolside parties and beach picnics to kayaking and pickleball, The Isles of Collier Preserve is a place where nature, neighbors and free-spirited fun come together like nowhere else. A place where award-winning homes overlook miles of scenic waterways and preserves. Come see why, The Isles have it over any other community in Naples.TOUR 16 MODEL HOMES TODAY!LOOKING FOR A HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS... Available membership at adjoining Hamilton Harbor Yacht Club with deepwater access to the Gulf of Mexico Classic Old Florida Clubhouse | Resort-Style Pool | Event Lawn | Lap Pool | Cabanas | Fitness Center Pickleball & Tennis Courts | Kayak & Paddleboard Launches | Overlook Bar & Grill Coming SoonMOVEIN READY HOMES AVAILABLE NOWSAVE UP TO $60,000!*LUXURY VILLAS, COACH HOMES & SINGLEFAMILY HOMES FROM THE MID $300s TO OVER $1 MILLION For location, hours of operation and further details about our award-winning communities, visit MintoUSA.com. GET STARTED ATMintoUSA.com5445 Caribe Avenue, Naples, FL 34113 Located on US 41/Tamiami Trail East, just south of Thomasson Drive(888) 707-1251 *Limited time incentive on select homes, please see a New Home Sales Professional for details. Minto Communities, LLC 2017. Not an offer where prohibited by state statutes. All rights reserved. Content may not be reproduced, copied, altered, distributed, stored or transferred in any form or by any means without express written permission. Artists renderings, dimensions, specifications, prices and features are approximate and subject to change without notice. Minto, the Minto logo, The Isles of Collier Preserve and The Isles of Collier Preserve logo are trademarks of Minto Communities, LLC and/or its affiliates. CGC 1519880. 11/2017 have it!LUXURY WATERFRONT LIVING 5 MINUTES FROM DOWNTOWN & THE BEACHES
B26 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYRooftop amenities take shape at Kalea Bay Tower 1 approaching sellout As construction on Tower 1 nears completion, many of the buildings amenities are ready for the first residents to arrive. Furniture was recently delivered to the rooftop pool. Consisting of comfortable chaise lounges, dining tables and chairs, and plush conversation areas, the placement of each piece offers the perfect vantage point for breathtaking sunsets daily. Whether lounging poolside or enjoying the company of friends in our community room, the views from the rooftop can only be described as spectacular, stated Inga Lodge, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Kalea Bay. From here, residents can enjoy daily views of the Gulf of Mexico, several nature preserves and even two of the highest ranked beaches in the United States. Theres not another place like it in Southwest Florida. Additionally, the rooftop amenity area is home to a barbecue station and an open-air fitness center with a cantilevered roof that opens and closes. We had very high expectations for our sky amenities and I must admit that those expectations have been exceeded on every level, she added. The first residential tower at Kalea Bay, the gated, resort-lifestyle, high-rise community located on Vanderbilt Drive in North Naples, will be ready for occupancy by the end of the year and is currently more than 90 percent sold. The approaching completion of its construction phase, as well as the near sellout of Tower 1, prompted Kalea Bay to release Tower 2 at the beginning of this year. 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. 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. Master suites, kitchens and main living areas in most units 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. Prices at Kalea Bay begin at $1.3 million in Tower 1 and $1.4 million in Tower 2. In addition to the towers rooftop amenities, the residents of Kalea Bay will also enjoy the communitys 88,000-square-foot club amenity center, which is due to open on January 5. This area will be the social and recreational centerpiece of the community, said Lodge. Kalea Bays main amenity area is located on the north side of the large lake at the communitys entrance. The clubhouse 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 stateof-the-art fitness center. All three pools will overlook the lake and provide a multitude of recreational options for everyone who lives and visits here, said Lodge. Expansive sun decks with lounge chairs and native, tropical plants 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 4 Har-Tru tennis courts, as well as eight pickleball courts, and guest suites to accommodate overnight guests and family members. 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. The same holds true for its tennis program with the recent hiring of Nestor Nunez as Director of Tennis. 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. Call (239) 793-0110 or visit KaleaBay.com. Above: Many of the rooftop amenities at Kalea Bays first tower are completed, including the pool and furnished sun deck. Left: Dramatic views of the Gulf of Mexico and several nature preserves can be seen daily from Kalea Bays unique perspective. Below: Kalea Bay residences have very open floor plans. Bottom: Kalea Bays 88,000-square-foot main amenity center is due to open on January 5. ADVERTORIAL A b K a in L e a n d a B e o p 8 8 du
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B28 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com 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 KaleaBay.com 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 TheColonyWCI.com 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 andalucianaples.com 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
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B30 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Sue@SueMyhelic.com SueMyhelic.com Cypress Woods Golf & C.C. $219,0002BR, 2BA plus den condo. Crown molding, chair rail, plus plantation shutters, veranda & rear lanai overlooks lake. Huntington Lakes $239,000Freshly painted 2BR, 2BA condo. All white kitchen & S.S. appliances. Huge lake view & steps to the pool. Verona Walk $539,0003BR, 2.5 BA plus den pool home. Outdoor kitchen, wine cooler, custom built-ins & many upgrades. FANTASTIC LAKE VIEW! AN ACTIVE COMMUNITY WITH GOLF EQUITY! FITNESS CENTER, BOCCI & TENNIS COURTS! NEW LISTING! Call 239.325.1960 to be inculded in Florida Weeklys OPEN HOUSE DIRECTORY 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 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 OLD NAPLES 489 1st Avenue South $4,175,000 William Raveis Dante DiSabato 239.537.5351 Sunday 1-4pm OLD NAPLES 272 1st Avenue South $3,900,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Gordie Lazich 239.777.2033 Sunday 1-4pm Mark Maran 239.777.3301 OLD NAPLES 531 8th Avenue South $3,495,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Cindy Thompson 239.860.6513 Sunday 1-4pm OLD NAPLES 590 Palm Circle East $2,995,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Deb Welch 239.293.5294 Sunday 1-4pm OLD NAPLES 596 6th Avenue North $2,498,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Aysim Eserdag 239.404.6891 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 VANDERBILT BEACH 101 Conners Avenue $2,195,000 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Friday 1-4pm MEDITERRA 29110 Positano Lane $2,145,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 Sunday 1-4pm THE DUNES GRANDE EXCELSIOR 285 Grande Way #506 $1,199,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Werner Schroeder 239.776.8956 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN MARSH MURIFIELD 8763 Muir eld Drive $1,875,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Terri Moellers 239.213.7344 Sunday 1-4pm ISLES OF COLLIER PRESERVE 5718 Clarendon Drive $1,499,000 Royal Shell Real Estate The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 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 PELICAN BAY DORCHESTER 6075 Pelican Bay Boulevard #501 $1,295,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Cynthia Rosa 239.287.6015 Sunday 1-4pm THE DUNES 285 Grande Way #02 $1,124,900 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 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 PARK SHORE SOLAMAR 4451 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #1003 $975,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Laurie Humphreville 239.595.9707 Sunday 1-4pm THE COLONY FLORENCIA 23850 Via Italia Circle #406 $915,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Fenttiman-Ekovich Group 239.370.7715 Sunday 1-4pm BANYAN WOODS 4936 Rustic Oaks Circle $789,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Tom Oaster 239.595.1275 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN BAY SAN MARINO 6855 San Marino Drive #201 $699,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Jon Peter Vollmer 239.250.9414 Sunday 1-4pm FIDDLERS CREEK MALLARDS LANDING 8426 Mallards Way $699,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty ML Meade 239.293.4851 Sunday 1-4pm FOREST GLEN 3715ungle Plum Drive West $625,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Lodge McKee 239.592.3358 Sunday 1-4pm THE MOORINGS MADRID CLUB 3430 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #5D $619,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Joe McBride 239.298.3373 Sunday 1-4pm IMPERIAL GOLF ESTATES 1948 Imperial Golf Course Boulevard $615,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Loretta Young, Team LaVita 239.450.5022 Sunday 1-3pm THE MOORINGS LA VILLE RIVIERA 1930 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #C203 $599,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Liz Appling 239.272.7201 Sunday 1-4pm MONTEREY 7567 San Miguel Way $599,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Dave Rener 239.784.5552 Sunday 1-4pm VERONAWALK 8825 Ravello Court $539,000 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Saturday 1-4pm PELICAN BAY SERENDIPITY 529 Serendipity Drive #529 $475,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Tricia Ale 239.641.1052 Sunday 1-4pm VINEYARDS AUGUSTA FALLS 1107 Augusta Falls Way $459,000 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Wednesday 1-4pm RIVER REACH 2274 River Reach Drive $399,900 Premier Sothebys International Realty Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 Sunday 1-4pm QUAIL CREEK VILLAGE 10351 Quail Crown Drive #21 $339,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Michael Ricci 239.896.7104 Sunday 1-4pm LAKEWOOD 241 Dent Drive $323,780 Premier Sothebys International Realty Tatyana Sallee 239.293.5017 Sunday 1-4pm NAPLES PARK 690 101st Avenue North $319,000 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Tuesday 1-4pm THE STRAND PINAACLE 6040 Pinnacle Lane #2102 $312,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Jessica Whiffen 239.450.8281 Sunday 1-4pm BERMUDA BAY 15495 Cedarwood Lane #202 $299,000 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Saturday 1-4pm HERITAGE BAY 10200 Heritage Bay Boulevard #115 $279,000 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Sunday 1-4pm HUNTINGTON LAKES 6855 Huntington Lakes Circle #202 $272,900 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Wednesday 1-4pm FALLING WATERS 2329 Hidden Lake Drive #4 $237,900 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Monday 1-4pm CEDAR HAMMOCK TERRACE V 3770 Sawgrass Way #3415 $149,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Jacquie Lewisy 239.227.3070 Sunday 1-3pm TURTLE LAKE 225 Turtle Lake Court #212 $149,000 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Friday 1-4pm CYPRESS WOODS GOLF & C.C. 2885 Cypress Trace Circle #101 $145,000 Gulf Breeze Real Estate Sue Myhelic 239.216.6444 Sunday 1-4pm Marco IslandAREA ADDRESS PRICE REAL ESTATE OFICE AGENT & PHONE NUMBER HOURS MARCO ISLAND 1819 Honduras Avenue $1,200,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Sunday 14pm Bonita SpringsAREA ADDRESS PRICE REAL ESTATE OFICE AGENT & PHONE NUMBER HOURS BONITA BEACH 27300 Hickory 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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENTNAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY | SECTION CWWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM Sensational suspenseBook critic Phil Jason enjoys everything about the newest from Michael Wiley. C2 INSIDEWEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017Cuisine NewsThe Dish at Fords Garage, Taste of Bonita and more food and dining news. C28-31 On the sceneA big night for the Naples Art Association and more fun around town. C25-27 Actor will recount his Texas childhood BY PHIL JASONSpecial to Florida WeeklyThe third annual Collier County Jewish Book Festival, a project of the Jewish Federation of Collier County in cooperation with the Jewish Book Council, continues Wednesday, Dec. 6, when actor Stephen Tobolowsky (Mississippi Burning, Glee, Groundhog Day and Memento) discusses My Adventures with God, his memoir of his Texas childhood, his adventures of the heart and his struggles with matters of faith aided by encounters with the Torah and the Talmud. The luncheon program starts at 11:30 a.m. at the Hilton Naples. Admission includes a copy of the memoir. The festival continues through April with programs that include solo presenters, 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 with three debut novelists. Heres the remaining lineup: 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 f variety is the spice of life, as they say, this seasons symphonic offerings are especially zesty. Sure, the orchestral programs include Brahms, Beethoven and Bach, but also the music of Radiohead, Elvis and Leonard Bernstein. The Southwest Florida Symphony is offer-BY NANCY STETSONnstetson@ oridaweekly.com SEE SOUND, C4 SEE BOOK FEST, C22-23 I A holiday pops concert by the Gulf Coast Symphony. Top: the Naples Philharmonic at ArtisNaples. COURTESY PHOTOSSymphonyASouthwest Florida rings in a diverse symphonic seasonof sound A h l id t b t h G l f C t S h Marco Island | 239.642.2222 Broad Avenue | 239.434.2424 Fifth Avenue | 239.434.8770 Estuary at Grey Oaks | 239.261.3148 Mystique at Pelican Bay | 239.598.9900 The Village | 239.261.6161 The Gallery in Central Naples | 239.659.0099 Vanderbilt | 239.594.9494 Residences at Mercato | 239.594.9400 Bonita Springs | 239.948.4000 Sanibel Island | 239.472.2735 Rentals | 239.262.4242 TOBOLOWSKY
C2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY SPOT SKIN CANCER* Call to schedule your free skin spot check. 239-594-9075 | RiverchaseDermatology.comPROVIDER: George Anderson, MMS, PA-C*For new patients only. Must have an appointment. DECEMBER 14 7:30AM 12PM 11181 Health Park Blvd, #2280, Naples, FL 34110YOU MISSED ASPOT!WEVE GOT YOU COVERED. FLORIDA WRITERSA masterful exploration of the causes and consequences of an unjust conviction Monument Road by Michael Wiley. Severn House. 256 pages. Hardcover, $28.99.When we first meet Franky Dast, he is just out of prison. Falsely convicted of a double murder eight years ago and now in his mid-20s, hes entering a world he has not yet begun to figure out. It is largely due to his own efforts that Franky has been given his freedom. He was betrayed by Higby, the demonic arresting officer who put him on death row, by his ill-equipped public defender and by a system that had no interest in raising questions about the past. Bitter over the lost years and the taint on his name, Franky gains employment with the Justice Now Initiative, a small organization that aids people facing the same problem of having been unjustly imprisoned. A haunted man, hes not an ideal employee, but his supervisors nurture him as best they can. In order to more fully establish his innocence, Franky feels the need to discover who was really guilty of murdering the two young teenage brothers with whom he had an innocent encounter that doomed him. Just as he had done much of the investigative work that set him free, Franky is back at it again, trying to follow up on the death of the boys and to find others whose lives and deaths seem to have linked circumstances and details. With no bars hemming him in but often confused and determined to be in charge of his own life, Franky is taking chances that might get him in trouble. This gorgeously crafted, shudderingly dark novel blends the genres of psychological thriller and murder mystery. Many will find the authors probing of Frankys tormented psyche to have primary appeal. However, the young man is also an adept reasoner and a bulldog at getting close to people who might have secrets he needs to draw out. The version of Jacksonville that Michael Wiley takes his readers through is a stretch of the urban and suburban American South blighted by corruption and contamination of all kinds. Autopsies reveal unusually high mercury levels; a powerful judge holds sway over how and whether law as actualized in the sheriffs department and the courtroom is administered; and the low-end rooming house where Franky rents a room is a sordid, grimy place (although its owner/manager seems to be a competent and caring person). Lowlifes and roughnecks are everywhere, some out of their own volition and others hired or otherwise motivated to scare Franky away from his pursuit of the truth. They dont want the past dug up. The officer who maniacally pursued Frankys conviction is even now unwilling to admit to Frankys innocence and remains a threat. There are, however, signs of hope in this noir morass. Dr. Patel, Frankys psychologist, is helpful though limited. And Franky is not able to fully benefit from his advice. A female partner of the hardnosed sheriffs officer slowly c omes to understand the ways in which Franky was set up and the merit of his mission. Hank and Jane, the people who have given Franky meaningful work at the Justice Now Initiative, are models of patience and sensible advice, even though Franky cannot always heed it. Most important is Cynthia, the curious young woman who works at the local movie complex and who becomes Frankys girlfriend. Her wisdom and spirituality are a solace and balm to Frankys erratic streaks and desolation. Mr. Wileys portrait of the growth of this relationship is extremely perceptive and moving. Cynthias fire-scarred legs, sometimes wrapped around Franky, take on a talismanic quality. Masterfully setting in motion his main characters goals and the array of blocking forces, the author carefully orchestrates the larger and smaller revelations, the successes and failures along Frankys path, into a thundering coda of suspense. About the authorMichael Wiley has published the Daniel Turner Thriller series (including Blue Avenue, Second Skin and Black Hammock) and the Shamus Award-winning Joe Kozmarski Private Detective series (A Bad Nights Sleep, The Bad Kitty Lounge and Last Striptease). He grew up in Chicago and has lived and worked in the neighborhoods and on the streets where he sets his Kozmarski mysteries. He now teaches literature at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, the setting of his Daniel Turner stories (which have been reviewed in these pages). Phil Jason, Ph.D., United States Naval Academy professor emeritus of English, is a poet, critic and freelance writer with 20 books to his credit, including several studies of war literature and a creative writing text. c i w t i h philJASONphiljreviews@gmail.com WILEY
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C4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYSOUNDFrom page 1ing a wildly diverse season, with programming that includes Mozarts Requiem and the soundtrack to Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone. You want to talk about versatility? Were that agile, were that capable, Executive Director Amy Ginsburg says about Lee Countys only professional orchestra. The season concludes with Brahms V Radiohead, a mash-up of Brahms Symphony No. 1 with music and songs from Radioheads OK Computer, whose composer/ arranger Steve Hackman will also perform with the orchestra. Mr. Hackman finds musical commonalities between popular music, rock and roll and classical work and blends them in performances that include singers, Ms. Ginsburg explains. He preserves the integrity of the symphonic work and layers it with popular music. He enables the dead to dance with the living. Diversity of programming is very important to audiences, she says. The more diverse were able to be, the more accessible we make symphonic music, she says. Were starting to see a significant rise in younger audience members. By being musically diverse, were far less intimidating. People arent scared to come to the hall, thinking they might hear something they dislike. It makes classical music more accessible, associating it with something as familiar as Harry Potter or jazz. Diverse and exciting and innovative is how Andrew Kurtz, music and executive director of the Gulf Coast Symphony, a community orchestra, describes his season. But then, thats how he likes to plan every season, he says. Our motto is, We play the music you love to hear. I truly believe were doing that, Mr. Kurtz says. If you love music, theres gotta be something you love to hear. Its part of our commitment to bringing a diverse set of offerings to the community. This season those offerings include Tosca, Rodgers and Hammersteins Oklahoma!, a celebration of Leonard Bernsteins 100th birthday and the Callaway Sisters, Liz and Anne Hampton Callaway, performing Broadway tunes from West Side Story to Wicked. But Gulfcoast Symphonys highlight of the season has to be international violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenbergs Jan. 7 appearance, when shell perform and also lead the orchestra in the first half, with a repertoire to be announced. Her energy is really special, Mr. Kurtz says about the passionate violinist. About 10 years ago, she decided to shift her career away from being on the road and became the musical director with an orchestra. And she began teaching more. She very rarely will accept offers to do a concert with an orchestra. For us, as a community orchestra, the opportunity for my players to work with someone of that caliber just makes us all so much better and brings us an experience our players wouldnt normally have. It brings out the best in us. Ms. Solerno-Sonnenberg will also rehearse with the symphony three times prior to their performance together. The regions four orchestras Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, Gulf Coast Symphony, Naples Philharmonic and the Southwest Florida Symphony all offer a variety of programming within their seasons. But perhaps winning the award for the most diversity within a single performance is the Naples Philharmonics pops show with vocalist Frankie Moreno, titled Frankie Moreno! Under the Influence: The Music of Elvis, Sinatra and Mozart (Feb. 20-24). He can do anything, David Filner, the Philharmonics vice president of artistic operations, says about the Las Vegas headliner. Hes a singer and pianist and dancer. He can do it all. Jack Everly, principal pops conductor for the Philharmonic, has been putting the show together with Mr. Moreno. The Naples Philharmonic has everything from full orchestral performances to chamber concerts, but also offers variety. For example, in Bagatelles for String Quartet and Electonica, a contemporary piece, Mason Bates, a DJ in addition to writing some really great orchestral music, incorporates some of the technology he uses in his DJ career, says Mr. Filner. So instead of hitting a drum, a percussionist in the orchestra hits a b utton on a laptop to play a pre-recorded rhythm track. The Philharmonic continues its exploration of French modern, focusing this season on French music from the mid-1800s to early 20th century and how it changes from Saint-Saens to Debussy and Ravel, he says. But its important for us to be representing composers from a variety of geographic locations, time periods and musical voices. That diversity is important for audiences and the orchestra, Mr. Filner adds. It allows (our orchestra) to exercise its musical muscles in different ways, he says. It affects the way the musicians play together, the way they listen, the way they make music.Long-time varietyThe Fort Myers Community Concert Association has been providing a variety of classical music to the area for 69 seasons long before local orchestras even existed. We are an all-volunteer organization and our prime goal is to bring world-class music to everybody, says Mary Lee Mann, the organizations president. She pronounces the upcoming season as spectacular. It opens with a Piano Battle in which internationally accomplished pianists Andreas Kern and Paul Cibis will each perform the same pieces in his own interpretations. One will be dressed in black, the other in all white. The audience members, who will be given black and white cards to hold up, can then vote for their favorite interpretation. The audience gets to decide, says Ms. Mann. We thought itd be fun. The season ends with a concert by the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba. In between: Teatro Lirico DEuropa presents Puccinis Madama Butterfly, the Lezginka State Dance Company performs dances from the Russian Republic of Dagestan, and world renowned violist Itzhak Perlman takes the stage.Charlotte excitementDiversity is also a common note throughout the Charlotte Symphony Orchestras says, says music director and conductor Raffaele Ponti. My main goal when I program is to make the orchestra relevant and important to its community. And by diverse programming, we allow that to happen. For example, we opened the season with a salute to our armed forces, our first concert in early November. I didnt realize until I delved into it that Charlotte County has the highest per capita number of veterans in all the United States, which is an astounding figure. Like all the other orchestras, CSO presents a holiday concert (Sounds of the Season, Dec. 3), with two performances. However, for the second year in a row, the orchestra will give a free performance in the atrium at HealthPark Medical Center in South Fort Myers for the hospitals patients, staff and medical teams. Were not advertising it because its not for the public, Mr. Ponti says. My feeling is, this is beautiful music for beautiful people who are going through a difficult time. Its not just art, its putting a smile on peoples faces. He and his 70 musicians aim to do that every season, and apparently succeed, as theyve sold out every concert since he started conducting them in 2013, he says. The remainder of the CSO season includes Gershwins Porgy & Bess, Ravels Bolero, An Evening of John Williams and Friends and Stavinskys Firebird. International violinist Sabrina-Vivian Hopcker will perform with the orchestra in late February. Were bringing major league talent to Charlotte County, he says. You expect that kind of thing in New York City, but not in Punta Gorda. People always think, I dont know if I know classical music, he says. But you cant watch E.T. without (hearing) a symphony orchestra. You cannot watch a film without an orchestra making that film come to life. If America does anything well, its the beautiful scoring in the film industry. What would a film be without the scoring of John Williams? It brings it to life, adds color and dimension to it. Even in Hitchcock, you hear the oboe and know that danger is around the corner; he can do that with one note. Thats the power of music. Here are the various offerings this season, with information as provided by the orchestras:Southwest Florida SymphonyUnless otherwise noted, concerts are at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall in Fort Myers Winter Fantasia 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10 Holiday Pops: Jim Martinezs The Music from a Charlie Brown Christmas The Village Church at Shell Point Village, Fort Myers 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12 Holiday Pops: Jim Martinezs The Music from a Charlie Brown Christmas St. Leo Parish Life Center, Bonita Springs 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14 Holiday Pops: Jim Martinezs The Music from a Charlie Brown Christmas BIG ARTS on Sanibel Island 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15 Holiday Pops: Jim Martinezs The Music from a Charlie Brown Christmas 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 Masterworks II: Pianorama 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6 Nir Kabaretti, conductor De Falla: Nights in the Gardens of Spain Mozart: Concerto for Two Pianos Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 Small Stage Symphonies: For the Love of Beethoven BIG ARTS on Sanibel Island 7:30 p.m. Wednesay, Jan. 10 Small Stage Symphonies: For the Love of Beethoven Shell Point Village Church at Shell Point Village, Fort Myers 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11 Small Stage Symphonies: For the Love of Beethoven The Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, Fort Myers 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12 Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20 Masterworks III: Requiem 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3 Nir Kabareti, conductor With the Symphonic Chorale of Southwest Florida Pops 3: Broadway Boys 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17 Masterworks IV: Romantic and Beyond 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 3 Rouse: The Infernal Machine Sibelius: Violin Concerto Brahms: Symphony No. 1 Brahms V Radiohead 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 4 Brahms and Radiohead: Symphony No. 1 and OK Computer Other well-known classical pieces & symphonic arrangements of other Radiohead tunes. From Copland to Classics 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 7 BIG ARTS on Sanibel Island Cassia Drake, viola, Jullian Presscott Music Award winner Copland: Quiet City Stamitz: Concerto for Viola Mozart: Symphony No. 29 in A Major From Copland to Classics 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 8 The Village Church at Shell Point Village, Fort Myers Cassia Drake, viola, Jullian Presscott Music Award winner Copland: Quiet City Stamitz: Concerto for Viola Mozart: Symphony No. 29 in A Major Happy Birthday, Leonard Bernstein 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 14 Conductor: Nir Kabaretti Pablo Sainz Villegas, guitar Leonard Bernstein: Fancy Free Three Radioheads Steve Hackman will perform with the Southwest Florida Symphony Orchestra on March 4. Maestro Andrew Kurtz conducts the Gulf Coast Symphony.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C5 Southwest Florida Symphony 418-1500, www.sw so.org Concerts are held at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall and a variety of other places as noted. Gulf Coast Symphony 239-277-1700, www.Gulfcoastsymphony.org Concerts are held at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall. Naples Philharmonic 597-1900, www.artisnaples.org All concerts take place at ArtisNaples. Charlotte Symphony Orchestra 941-205-5996, www.charlottesymphony. com All concerts are held at the Charlotte Performing Arts Center in Punta Gorda.The Fort Myers Community Concerts Association 693-4849, www.fortmyerscommunityconcerts.org Concerts take place at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall. Subscription packages range from $165 to $65. Tickets to single concerts can be purchased after Jan. 6 at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall Box Of ce. Dance Variations Elmer Bernstein: Guitar Concerto Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5Charlotte Symphony OrchestraAll concerts are at the Charlotte Performing Arts Center in Punta Gorda. Sounds of the Season 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3 Christmas Eve Sarajevo White Christmas Silent Night (Mannheim Steamroller) Nutcracker Excerpt (Koinis Ballet Company) Russian Jesu, Joy of Mans Desiring Around the World at Christmas Time Let It Snow Nutcracker Excerpt (Koinis Ballet Company) Arabian O Holy Night Typewriter Nutctracker Excerpt (Koinis Ballet Company) Chinese Christmas at the Movies Christmas Song Sleigh Ride Gershwins Porgy & Bess 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14 Bernstein: Overture to Candide Gershwin: Porgy and Bess: Symphonic Picture Sgambati: Symphony No. 1 Ravels Bolero 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25 Hanson: Symphony No. 3 Wieniawsky: Violin Concerto No. 2 (guest artist: Sabrina-Vivian Hopcker) Ravel: Bolero An Evening of John Williams and Friends 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 18 Williams: Star Wars, E.T., Adventures on Earth, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Theme from Schindlers List Horner: Apollo 13 Zimmer: Gladiator, The Last Samurai Badelt: Pirates of the Caribbean Elfman: Music from Spider Man, Movie Spectacular Rozsa: Ben Hur Orchestral Suite Stravinskkys Firebird 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 8 Offenbach: Orpheus in the Underworld Bernstein: On the Waterfront: Sym phonic Suite Bruckner: Overture in G Minor Stavinsky: Firebird Suite (1919 Version)Fort Myers Community ConcertsAll concerts are at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall in Fort Myers. Piano Battle 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30 Andreas Kern and Paul Cibis Madama Butterfly 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8 Teatro Lirico DEuropa Lezginka State Dance Company Zulumkhan Khanghereiev, artistic director 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20 I tzhak Perlman 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27 The National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 20, 2018Gulf Coast Symphony Unless otherwise noted, performances are at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall in Fort Myers. The Nutcracker with Gulfshore Ballet 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2 Mary Carmen Catoya and Renato Penteado, principal guest artists Deck the Halls with Kellyn Irish Dancers, Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers & Mark Sanders 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17 Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7 Ms. Salerno-Sonnenbergs repertoire TBA Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 A Tribute to Ella 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21 Capathia Jenkins, Aisha de Haas and Metropolitan Opera star Harolyn Black well Swinging with the Symphony 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10 At the Edison and Ford Winter Estates Music of the 1930s and s (what Thomas Edison would have enjoyed) Rodgers & Hammersteins Oklahoma! 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24 and 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, in collaboration with Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre Celebrating the 75th anniversary of Rodgers and Hammersteins first collaboration. Bernstein at 100 7 p.m. Sunday, March 11, with the Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers Selections from On the Town, West Side Story, On the Waterfront, Mass, Candide and Chichester Psalms. Rock On! Music of the 1970s and s 7 p.m. Sunday, March 25, with Broadway artists LaKisha Jones, Dan Domenech and Morgan James Callaways on Broadway: From West Side Story to Wicked 7 p.m. Sunday, April 15, with sisters Ann Hampton Callaway and Liz Callaway Tosca 7 p.m. Saturday, May 12 Sung in Italian with English subtitles projected above the stage. Animals from A to Z Family Concert 1 p.m. Sunday, June 10 Peter and the Wolf plus selections f rom Aesops Fables. Come dressed as your favorite animal. At 1 p.m., try instruments in the Musical Discovery Zone. Naples Philharmonic OrchestraMasterworks: Boreyko Conducts Brahams 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 8-9 Andrey Boreyko, conductor Clara-Jumi Kang, violin Krzysztof Meyer: Hommage a Johannes Brahms Saint-Saens: Violin Concerto No. 3 Brahams: Symphony No. 3 Bronfman, Beethoven and French Moderns 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 4-6 Andrey Boreyko, conductor Yefim Bronfman, piano Valentin Silvestrov: The Messenger Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5, Emperor Faure: Pelleas et Melisande Suite, Op. 80 Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe Suite No. 2 Mozart and Mattila Languages of Art 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 26-27 Hannu Lintu, conductor Karita Mattila, soprano Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony No. 2 Beethoven: Ah, perfido! Lehar: Meine Lippen sie kussen so heiss from Giuditta Lehar: Vilja Lied from The Merry Widow Mozart: Symphony No. 36 Boreyko Conducts Mahler 8 p.m. Thursday and Saturday, Feb. 15 and 17 Andrey Boreyko, conductor Vadim Gluzman, violin Bernstein: Serenade Mahler: Symphony No. 5 Say and Saint-Saens Evolution/Revolution 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday March 9-10 Andrey Boreyko, conductor Fazil Say, piano Todd Wilson, organ Fazil Say: Commissioned work Fazil Say: Silence of Anatolia (Piano Concerto No. 3) Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3, Organ Nielsens Inextinguishable Symphony 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, March 29-30 Arvo Volmer, conductor James Ehnes, violin Grieg: Selections from Ibsens Peer Gynt Barber: Violin Concerto Nielsen: Symphony No. 4, The Inextin guishable Rchaikovskys Pathetique Languages of Art 8 p.m. Thursday and Saturday, April 12 and 14 Andrey Boreyko, conductor Benjamin Grosvenor, piano Part: Cecilia, Vergeine Romana Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6, Pathetique Beethovens Eroica 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday May 3-4 Rossen Milanov, conductor Alexander Gavrylyuk, piano Vladigerov: Improvisation and Toccata Provokiev: Piano Concerto No. 1 Beethoven: Symphony No. 3, EroicaPops Series Casablanca Film with orchestra 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, Jan. 9-12, and 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday. Jan. 13 Jack Everly, principal pops conductor Ray, Motown and Beyond 8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, Jan. 30-Feb. 2, and 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3 Stuart Chafetz, conductor Ellis Hall, vocalist Frankie Moreno! Under the Influence: The Music of Elvis, Sinatra and Mozart 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, Feb. 20-23, and 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24 Jack Everly, principal pops conductor Frankie Moreno, vocalist The Golden Age of Broadway: A Rodgers & Hammerstein Celebration! 8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, March 20-23, and 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, March 24 Jack Everly, principal pops conductor Naples Philharmonic Chorus James Cochran, chorus directorSypert Salon Series Pre-19th Century Chamber Music Beethoven 3 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday, Dec. 3 and 5 Naples Philharmonic Chamber Musicians Beethoven: String Trio in G Major Beethoven: String Quartet in B-flat Major Bach and Mendelssohn 3 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday, Jan. 9 and 14 Naples Philharmonic Chamber Musicians Bach: Goldberg Variations for String Trio Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 2 Haydn and Mozart 3 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday, March 4 and 6 Naples Philharmonic Chamber Musicians Haydn: String Quartet Mozart: String Quartet in D Minor Mendelssohn and Schumann 3 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday, April 17, 22 Naples Philharmonic chamber musicians Orion Weiss, piano Mendelssohn: String Quartet in E-flat Major Schumann: Piano QuartetWang Chamber Music Mid-19th and 20th Centuries Stavinskys The Soldiers Tale 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18 Naples Philharmonic Chamber Musicians Andrey Boreyko, conductor Vadim Gluzman, violin Staveinsky: The Soldiers Tale Say and Shostakovich 3 p.m. Sunday, March 11 Naples Philharmonic Chamber Musicians Fazil Say, piano Fazil Say: Woodwind Quintet Fazil Say: Piano Quintet Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 2 Bates and Schubert 3 p.m. Sunday, April 15 Naples Philharmonic chamber musicians Benjamin Grosvenor, piano Schubert: Quintet in A major, Trout. 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C6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOTHEATERElf: The Musical By KidzAct of The Naples Players on select dates Dec. 2-11 at the Sugden Community Theater. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org. Miracle on 34th Street By The Naples Players through Dec. 23 at the Sugden Community Theater. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org. Erma Bombeck: At Wits End By The Marco Players through Dec. 17 at The Marco Players Theater. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or www.themarcoplayers.com. Leading Ladies By Gulfshore Playhouse through Dec. 10 at The Norris Center. 755 Eighth Ave. S. (866) 811-4111 or www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org. A Tuna Christmas By the Off Broadway Palm Theatre through Dec. 25. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 2784422 or www.broadwaypalm.com.Disgraced By Florida Repertory Theatre through Dec. 10 in the ArtStage Studio Theatre, 2268 Bay St., Fort Myers. 332-4488 or www.floridarep.org. See review on page C10.THURSDAY11.30Pups in the Garden Put your favorite pooch in the car (dont forget the leash) and head to Naples Botanical Garden for canine-friendly hours from 3-5 p.m. (also 9-11:30 a.m. Sunday and 8-11 a.m. Tuesday). Free for garden members and their dogs; regular admission for humans plus $9.95 for their dogs. www.naplesgarden.org. FRIDAY12.1Lifelong Learning Naples Botanical Garden hosts a presentation on gardening from seeds from 2-3 p.m. $15 for members, $20 for others. 643-4737 or www.naplesgarden.org. SATURDAY12.2To Market, To Market Third Street South hosts a farmers market from 7:30-11:30 a.m. 434-6533 or www. thirdstreetsouth.com.Art in the Park Members of Naples Art Association sell their creations from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cambier Park. 2626517 or www.naplesart.org. Let It Snow Collier County Parks & Recreation hosts its 32nd annual Snowfest with 100 tons of snow, Mr. and Mrs. Claus, snacks, activities and more from 3-9 p.m. at Golden Gate Community Center. $2. 4701 Golden Gate Pkwy. 2524022 or email@example.com. Pop-Up The 4 Sight Pop-Up Art Show opens from 3-11 p.m. at The Galleria Shoppes of Vanderbilt with music, raffles and art by local artists Alnaldo Gutierrez, Bar Maman, David Gutierrez and Jacky Castillo. 784-7615 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Choral Concert Genesis Ensemble performs a festival of Advent carols at 5 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church. 4150 Goodlette-Frank Road. 434-5811 or www. flcnaples.com. Jazz Concert The Dan Heck Blues and Truth Sextet perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Wang Opera Center. $10-$50. 2408 Linwood Ave. 775-2800 or www.capacenter.org. Scaramouche Queen tribute band God Save The Queen performs at 8 p.m. at Germain Arena. $33-$63 9487825 or www.germainarena.com. Funny Guy Comedian Erik Griffin (Workaholics) takes the stage tonight and Sunday, Dec. 3, at Off the Hook Comedy Club. 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 389-6901 or www.offthehookcomedy.com. SUNDAY12.3Art Sale Mary Limont, jeweler and resident artist at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, displays and sells her work from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the park. Free admission with park entry fee. 597-6196 or www.floridastateparks.org. Free Concert Naples Concert Band performs at 2 p.m. at Cambier Park. 2639521 or www.naplesconcertband.org.Christmas Market Koreshan State Historic Site hosts a holiday bazaar with unique vendors, live entertainment, crafts, carriage rides and more from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free with park admission. 992-0311 or www.floridastateparks.gov. Foreign Film FGCUs Renaissance Academy screens Brief Encounter (England, 1945) at 2 p.m. Meeting a stranger at a railway station, a woman is tempted to cheat on her husband. $6 for members, $8 for others. 1010 Fofth Ave. S. 434-4737 or www.fgcu.edu. Christmas Moments Local musicians perform holiday selections from around the world at 3 p.m. at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $25. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www. artcenterbonita.org. MONDAY12.4Artist Talk Artist Bill Farnsworth talks about his process illustrating Irena Sendler and the Children of the Warsaw Ghetto from 6:30-8 p.m. at The Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida. 4760 Tamiami Trail N. Free for members, $10 for others. 2639200 or www.holocaustmuseumswfl.org. Piano Concert Pianist Stanislav Khristenko performs Prokofievs Romeo & Juliet at 7 p.m. at Trinity-by-theCove Episcopal Church. $40. 553 Galleon Drive. www.grandpianoseries.com. Lonesome For You Country star LeAnn Rimes performs at 8 p.m. at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org.TUESDAY12.5Take A Hike CREW Land & Water Trust leads free guided walks through its marsh trails from 9 a.m. to noon. 4600 Corkscrew Road. 657-2253 or www. crewtrust.org. Lifelong Learning Naples Botanical Gardens hosts a floral design workshop from 9-11 a.m. $100. 643-4737 or www.naplesgarden.org. WEDNESDAY12.6Lifelong Learning Naples Botanical Garden hosts a workshop on wreathmaking from 10 a.m. to noon. $35 for members, $40 for others. 6443-4737 or www.naplesgarden.org. Take A Hike CREW Land & Water Trust leads a free guided walk through its bird rookery swamp trail from 9 a.m. to noon. 1295 Shady Hollow Blvd. 6572253 or www.crewtrust.org. Meet the Artist Al Razza, best known for his paint skin process, displays new work and signs copies of his book from 5-8 p.m. at The Sweet Art Gallery. Free. 2100 Trade Center Way. 597-2110 or www.thesweetartgallery.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 www.naplesartdistrict.com. Tree Lighting Mercato hosts a treelighting ceremony with face paintings and local performers at 6 p.m. 254-1080 or www.mercatoshops.com. Crystal Clear The Gypsy Sea Witch hosts a crystal bowl meditation at 7 p.m. at Koreshan State Historic Site in Estero. $15-$20, must pre-register at website. 754-444-9779 or www.thegypsyseawitch.com.COMING UPIke-Who? FGCUs Renaissance Academy hosts a Japanese floral design workshop from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at the universitys Naples campus. $30 for members, $40 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or www.fgcu.edu. Free Concert The Ben Allen Band performs at Mercato from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7. 254-1080 or www.mercatoshops.com. Downtown Christmas Fifth Avenue South hosts its 44th annual Christmas Walk & Tree Lighting with performance troupes, music, a tree lighting at Sugden Plaza and more from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7. Free. 692-8436 or www.fifthavenuesouth.com. Free Concert The Reckless Saints and duo HankWoji and Eileen Kozloff perform at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at Lovers Key State Park. www.friendsofloverskey.org. A Taste of Opera Gulfshore Opera hosts its annual holiday dinner with performances of popular melodies and opera scenes at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at Club at The Strand. $125. 5840 Strand Blvd. 529-3925 or www.gulfshoreopera.org. Take a Hike Crew Land & Water Trust leads a guided walk focused on mosquitos and their role in the local ecosystem from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Dec. 8. $15-$25. 657-2253 or ww.crewtrust.org. Night Lights in the Garden Naples Botanical Garden kicks off its annual holiday light displays with a musical performance by Patchouli & Terra Guitarra, yard games and more from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8. Festivities continue on select dates through Jan. 3. $5-$25. 6434737 or www.naplesgarden.org. Blues Concert Chicago-based Lil Ed & The Blues Imperials perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $25-$30. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www. artcenterbonita.org. Art Show Naples Artcrafters hosts a juried fine art and craft show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at Cambier Park. www.naplesartcrafters.com. Met Live Paragon Pavilion screens a live Metropolitan Opera performance of Humperdincks Hansel & Gretel at 12:55 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9. $18-$24. 833 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 596-0008 or www.paragontheaters.com. Boats on Parade Marine Industries Association of Collier County hosts its annual Christmas Boat Parade through Naples Bay from 6:15-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9. www.miacc.org. Artist Al Razza, best known for his paint skin process, displays new work and signs copies of his book from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, at The Sweet Art Gallery. www. thesweetartgallery.comCOURTESY PHOTOThe Naples Players present the holiday classic Miracle on 34th Street through Dec. 23 at the Sugden Community Theatre. A special sensory-friendly performance takes place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOShake it, Baby The Naples Players hosts Cabernet & Cabaret, where guests can learn the fundamentals of burlesque dancing while enjoying some vino from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at Sugden Community Theater. $35 for members, $55 for others. 262-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org.Naples Rocks Nineties hitmakers Sugar Ray headlines Naples is Rockin, a post-Irma relief fundraiser, from 5-10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at the corner of Fifth Avenue South and Goodlette-Frank Road. Also performing are Casey Weston and Zac Brown tribute band 20Ride. $10-$125. 300-4880 or www.paradisecoast.com. Santa in the Sand Friends of Lovers Key hosts an afternoon of lunch, games and prizes with Santa from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, at Lovers Key State Park. Admission is park entry fee and donated toy. Reservations required. (708) 359-0466 or email@example.com.Slam Dunk The Harlem Globetrotters bring their basketball wizardry to Germain Arena at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10. 9487825 or www.germainarena.com. Venetian Spectacle Villages on Venetian Bay hosts a Christmas Boat Parade from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12. Free. 7200 Gulfshore Blvd. N. 261-6100 or www.venetianvillage.com. Tradition As part of Palm Cottages Ten Days of Christmas educational program, guests can learn about Southwest Florida holiday traditions at 5:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12. Free for members, $13 for others. 137 12th Ave. S. 2618164 or www.napleshistoricalsociety.org. Elves on Parade Fifth Avenue South hosts a Christmas parade that processes down Third Street South and Fifth Avenue South from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12. 692-8436 or www.fifthavenuesouth.com.Brass Concert Naples Chamber Brass performs holiday selections at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, at the Wang Opera Center. $10-$50. 2408 Linwood Ave. 775-2800 or www.capacenter.org. Dinner with the Artists Naples Art Association pairs painter Michael Monroe and chef Bob Schultz of Creative Catering Naples for a before-youreyes collaboration that ends in a delicious dinner Thursday, Dec. 14. $130 per person, $250 per couple. 585 Park St. 262-6517 or www.naplesart.org. All About That Bass More than 70 musicians playing tubas, euphoniums and more perform Christmas favorites at Fifth Avenue Souths annual Tuba Christmas at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, at Sugden Plaza. 692-8436 or www. fifthavenuesouth.com.Choral Concert Symphonic Chorale of Southwest Florida and the Symphony Orchestra of Southwest Florida performs a holiday pops concert from 7:30-10 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, at St. Leo The Great Catholic Church in Bonita Springs. 28290 Beaumont Road. 5605695 or www.symphonicchorale.org. O Tenenbaum Naples Historical Society hosts a presentation on the history of tree dcor at 5:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 and Tuesday, Dec. 19, at Palm Cottage. Free for members, $13 for others. Free for members, $13 for others. 137 12th Ave. S. 261-8164 or www. napleshistoricalsociety.org. Free Film Mercato screens National Lampoons Christmas Vacation on the lawn at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19. 254-1080 or www.mercatoshops.com. 12.4 Grammy-winning country queen Leann Rimes sings her hits and holiday classics at 8 p.m. Monday at ArtisNaples. www.artisnaples.org 12.2 12.6 Mercato proudly bills its Mercato proudly bills its Christmas tree as the largest Christmas tree as the largest in Southwest Florida and in Southwest Florida and invites everyone to the lighting invites everyone to the lighting ceremony complete with ceremony complete with live entertainment at 5 p.m. live entertainment at 5 p.m. Wednesday. Wednesday. www.mercatoshops.com www.mercatoshops.com Queen tribute band God Save The Queen performs at 8 p.m. Saturday at Germain Arena. www. germainarena.com Mary Limont, jeweler and resident artist at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, displays and sells her work from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the park. www. floridastateparks.gov 12.10#PLAN IT The Harlem Globetrotters bring their basketball wizardry to Germain Arena at 3 p.m. Dec. 10. 948-7825. www.germainarena.com Night Lights in the Garden opens the holiday season at Naples Botanical Garden from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8. Festivities continue on select dates through Jan. 3. www. naplesgarden.org 12.8
C8 WEEK OF NOV. 30-DEC. 6, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 585 Park Street Naples 34102 239.262.6517 NaplesArt.orgNAPLES ARTASSOCIATION EXHIBITIONSTHE GREAT OUTDOORS Now through January 1, 2018ANIMALS FACT AND FABLE Now through January 27, 2018TELLING A STORY: NARRATIVE ART Friday, December 1 5:30 7:30 pm Reception and Awards Presentation $10 suggested donation (free for Naples Art Association contributors)Exhibition on View with free admission from December 2 through January 7, 2018 CONNECTING ARTISTS WITH BUYERS SINCE 1957! Saturday, December 2 10:00 am 4:00 pm Cambier ParkSponsored by: Creative Catering Naples Nancy Smythe HRM Young Henry of Febbodom Sponsored By: Annual Holiday Party Come Jingle & Mingle Three one-of-a-kind tasting bars and full open-bar. Heavy hors doeuvres by Chef Cesar. Holiday carolers, a pianist, DJ and an aerial sky ballerina.Wednesday, December 13 Hilton Naples 5:30 p.m. $35: Members $45: Non-Members and at-the-door Register at: www.NaplesChamber.org/eventsQuestions? Contact Nikkie Dvorchak: firstname.lastname@example.org or 239.403.2909 DECEMBER 12SENSORY FRIENDLYPERFORMANCESponsored by THE NAPLES PLAYERS NOVEMBER 29 DECEMBER 23 MUSICAL COMEDY LIVE ORCHESTRATICKETS SUBSCRIBERS STUDENTS/EDUCATORS b SENSORY FRIENDLY PERFORMANCE DECEMBER t tb STUDENTS/EDUCATORS b BY MEREDITH WILLSONTICKETS: 239-263-7990 OR NAPLESPLAYERS.ORGTHE NAPLES PLAYERS SUGDEN THEATRE701 5TH AVENUE SOUTHNAPLES FL 34102 SUBSCRIPTIONSMAKE GREAT GIFTS WHAT TO DOHoly Undies! ArtisNaples hosts the touring production of Broadways The Book of Mormon Tuesday through Sunday, Dec. 19-24. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Christmas Tunes Naples Historical Society hosts a presentation and demonstration on how the Victrola played an important role in holiday celebrations at 5:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20. Free for members, $13 for others. 137 12th Ave. S. 261-8164 or www.napleshistoricalsociety.org. Christmas Reading Naples Historical Society hosts a reading of A Visit from St. Nicholas by Clement Clarke Moore beside the fireplace at 5:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. Friday, Dec. 22, at Palm Cottage. Free for members, $13 for others. 137 12th Ave. S. 261-8164 or www. napleshistoricalsociety.org. Gather Round Naples Historical Society hosts a presentation on favorite Christmas recipes from years past at 5:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23, and a sing-along at 8 p.m. Free for members, $13 for others. 137 12th Ave. S. 261-8164 or www.napleshistoricalsociety.org.Noble Ape Comedian Jim Gaffigan performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 28, at Germain Arena. 9 48-7825 or www. germainarena.com.Light It Up City of Naples celebrates the new year with a fireworks display off the Naples Pier from 7:30-8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 31. 213-1000 or www. naplesgov.com. Art ALIVE The galleries and studios of Naples Art District north of Pine Ridge and west of Airport-Pulling roads welcome visitors from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3. More than 40 professional artists will showcase their recent works and demonstrate their medium. Free. Look for the magenta and white flags. 289-5070 or www.naplesartdistrict.com. Free Concert Nikki Talley performs Americana music from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, at Mercato. 254-1080 or www.mercatoshops.com. Masterworks Naples Philharmonic performs works by Beethoven, Faure and Ravel with featured pianist Yefin Bronfman at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 4-6, at ArtisNaples. 5971900 or www.artisnaples.org. Art in the Park Members of Naples Art Association sell their creations from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at Cambier Park. 262-6517 or www.naplesart.org. Art Show Naples Art Association hosts its annual New Years Art Show with goods from over 250 artists and artisans from around the country from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 6-7, down Fifth Ave. S. 262-6517 or www.naplesart.org. Spoof-tacular The Capital Steps returns to ArtisNaples at 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 8, to lampoon the U.S. political system with hilarious songs and skits. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Pops ArtisNaples screens Casablanca while the Naples Philharmonic performs Max Steiners famous score Tuesday through Saturday, Jan. 9-13. 5971900 or www.artisnaples.org.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF NOV. 30-DEC. 6, 2017 C9 PromenadeShops.com 26795 South Bay Drive Bonita Springs, Florida 34134 Shop, dine andONE-OF-A-KIND DESTINATIONS. OVER25tastes.tasteful.here! DECEMBER DELIGHTS @ PROMENADE!Festival of Lights & Tree Lighting Friday, December 1, 5 pm to 8 pm Join us to jump-start your holiday spirit.Holiday Wish List Sip & Shop Event Thursday, December 7, 5 pm to 8 pm Find something for everyone on your list!Blues Festival at The Center Bar Sunday, December 10, 12 pm to 7 pm We bet your toes will be tappin!Local Roots Farmers Market Every Saturday 8 am to 12 pmLive Entertainment at The Center Bar Every Wednesday through Saturday TASTY GRAND FANCIFUL tidings gifts fun! Concierge and reservation line: 239-949-4831CarServiceSWFL.comDont settle for a cab-style ride when you could experience our luxury service for the same price! Well transport you to and from airports, hotels, weddings, doctors visits, special events, restaurants, home or ofce anywhere you need to be.We service all area airports including:Fort Myers | Naples | Punta Gorda Fort Lauderdale | MiamiLocally owned and operated with a fully licensed and insured team of professionals. CAR SERVICE You deserve our elevated service. WHERE TO GOJazz Concert Jazz Simpatico and Bob Zottola & Company performs with vocalist Michelle Amato at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, at the Wang Opera Center. $10-$50. 2408 Linwood Ave. 7752800 or www.capacenter.org. Holocaust Lecture The Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida hosts a lecture entitled Thank You for the Bomb, Mr. Hitler, from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Jan. 11, at Hodges University. $12 per lecture, $60 for the series. email@example.com or 598-6153.Art Show Naples Artcrafters hosts a juried fine art and craft show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at Cambier Park. www.naplesartcrafters.com. For the Birds Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center hosts Festival of Birds with over 40 guided field trips, onsite programs and activities, boat tours, lectures and more Friday through Sunday, Jan. 12-14. $5-$15, field trips priced separately. Oldies but Goodies Dick Foxs Golden Boys featuring Frankie Avalon, Fabian and Bobby Rydell perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at Seminole Immokalee Casino. $70. (800) 218-0007 or www.moreinparadise.com. The Sound of Silence Art Garfunkel performs selections from his collaboration with Art Garfunkel, as well as his solo compositions at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Free Concert Naples Concert Band performs at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14, at Cambier Park. 263 -9521 or www.naplesconcertband.org. Les Beaux Arts Opera Naples hosts a chamber concert featuring violinist and New York Philharmonic Orchestra concertmaster Frank Huang at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $20-$59. 2408 Linwood Ave. 963-9050 or www.operanaples.org.Broadway Show The traveling production of An American in Paris stops by ArtisNaples Tuesday through Sunday, Jan 16-21. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Coffee, Tea & Broadway TheatreZone presents show tunes and Broadway standards with a continental breakfast from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Jan 17. $35. 13275 Livingston Road. 424-9500 or www.theatrezoneflorida.com. Zoo Lecture Naples Zoo hosts a lecture about Floridas bear population with Mike Orlando, assistant coordinator for Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commissions bear management program, from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18. Free for members. $10 for others. 2625409 or www.napleszoo.org. Very Verdi Performers from Gulfshore Opera perform works by Giuseppe Verdi at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at Rose History Auditorium. $45-$60. 529-3925 or www.gulfshoreopera.orgFLORIDA FESTIVALSArt Basel Art Basel Miami Beach happens Dec. 7-10 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. $60 per day or $130 for four days. 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. www.artbasel.com/ miami-beach.Music & Art The OFF Weekend Music & Arts Festival takes place Dec. 9-10 at Historic Virginia Key Beach Park in Miami. Featuring nationally known contemporary, indie rock and rap music acts. $75-$235. 4020 Virginia Beach Drive, Miami. www.offweekend.com.Food & Wine The 11th annual Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival takes place Dec. 14-17. $85-$185 per meal. www.pbfoodwinefest.com. Email calendar listings and highresolution photos to Lindsey Nesmith at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please send Word or text documents and jpgs with time, date, location, cost and contact information. No pdfs or photos of fliers. Deadline for calendar submissions is noon Monday. No phone calls, please. Sugar Ray headlines Naples is Rockin, a Hurricane Irma relief fundraiser, from 5-10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at the corner of Fifth Avenue South and Goodlette-Frank Road. Casey Weston and Zac Brown tribute band 20Ride will also take the stage. $10-$125. 300-4880 or www.paradisecoast.com.
C10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 6, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY ARTS COMMENTARYGod comes to town to clarify some thingsGet thee up off thine ass and ride thy ass (or internal combustion engine vehicle) straight to the Laboratory Theater of Florida, where thou can taketh part in that holiest of activities: laughing. You might even laugh your ass off. An Act of God is the closest youll get to a private audience with the Almighty without dying. If you lack a sense of humor, dont bother showing up. Ditto if you worship a diety you believe doesnt possess a sense of humor. But if you believe that God himself invented humor and has given us richly all things to enjoy, then you should revel in the irreverent, naughty, take-no-prisoners An Act of God. The premise of this one-act play is that God has taken over the body of local actor Miguel Cintron, in order to talk with us. And Mr. Cintron does a perfect job of playing well, Miguel Cintron. As God explains, In the Egyptian desert I appeared as a burning bush. Now Im a short, chubby guy. In other words, he says, charming, handsome local actor Miguel Cintron. God wants to set a few things straight.Sure, he handed down the 10 Commandments via Moses but, he says, he didnt intend for them to be the final, defining word. Hes grown weary of them, he says, in the same way Don McLean has tired of singing American Pie, which hes been performing since 1971.Im not a one-list wonder, God protests. And so he presents us with 10 more commandments, along with a few clarifications about stories in the Bible. Hes assisted by his two archangels, Gabriel (David Yudowitz) and Michael (Rob Green), or as he calls them, Gabe and Mike. The two are dressed completely in white: white suits, white shirts, white ties, white shoes, white wings. (Costumes by Jane Patterson and Joann Haley). The set (designed by Michael Eyth) is white on white: a white sofa center stage and white curtains on a white stage. A silver pulpit is stage right; if you told me it was the receptacle for the Olympic flame, Id believe you. God talks about everyone from Job to Steve Jobs. He also name-checks Neil deGrasse Tyson, The Sixth Sense, The Book of Mormon and Kander and Ebbs Cabaret. But sometimes, hes a little too hip for the room. He has a great line where he talks about creating the universe, comparing it to jazz. Its all about the realities you dont create, he says. The night I was there, no one seemed to get the reference to the famous Miles Davis quote, Its not the notes you play, its the notes you dont play. There were other clever lines, too, where I found myself the only one laughing. This is the type of show where the more you know the more pop culture references, the more theology the funnier it is. But its still entertaining without that knowledge. Playwright David Javerbaum won Emmys for his work as a writer for the original The Daily Show. The play began as a series of Tweets (@ TheTweetofGod) and then became a book, The Last Testament: A Memoir of God. Its comedy includes both rubber chickens and a banana peel. (No pies in the face though, unless you count the verbal ones.) It contains theological jokes, biblical jokes and more than one sexual joke. (By the way, hed like us to stop calling out his name during sex.) God talks about creation (Trees are stupid but stars are pretty) and reveals how he first created Adam and Steve, NOT Adam and Eve. Despite what some tell us, God is not a homophobe, and he wants us to know that. A couple of throwaway lines were my favorite. When Gods setting us straight about the flood and the ark, he briefly mentions Noah and his wife Nameless. And when he talks about 1455 and the Gutenberg Bible, he refers to it as a time back when literacy meant something. While archangel Gabriel stays on stage with God, Michael pretends to take questions from the audience for God to answer. (Why do bad things happen to good people? How do we make sense of the Holocaust, of 9/11?) Mr. Greens Michael is questioning and argumentative, while Mr. Yudowitzs Gabriel is a peacemaker, always trying to smooth things over. Mr. Cintron has the lions share of dialogue its virtually a one-man show and does an incredible job. The night I saw it, though, he seemed to be rushing through his monologues (the 90-minute show ran only 70 minutes). He just needs to relax into his role and take a bit more time setting up some of the jokes. It can still be high energy with pauses in between some lines. I trust that will happen as the show continues and Mr. Cintron grows even more comfortable with his role. Then again, thats no easy thing, playing God. But Mr. Cintron is charmingly breezy and irreverent. Mitch Haley took over directing when a previous person stepped out. A comedic actor himself, his fingerprints can be seen all over this show. Though the content is biblical, its not for young children. And some believers might be offended. But An Act of God is, ultimately, comforting. After all, God loves us unreservedly and unconditionally. He has our back. Sunday school was never like this. Maybe it shouldve been. An Act of God>> Who: Laboratory Theater of Florida >> When: Through Dec. 9 >> Where: 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers >> Cost: $23 >> Info: 218-0481 or www. laboratorytheater orida.com nancySTETSONnstetson@floridaweekly.com COURTESY PHOTOGod (Miguel Cintron) in the center, with his archangels Gabriel (Rob Green) on the left and Michael (David Yudowitz) on the rig ht.
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N a ples Depot Museum 1051 5th Ave S, NaplesSpecial LectureCollier Countys Historic Archaeological Preservation BoardPresented by Betsy Perdichizzi and Stuart MillerDecember 6 2:00pm RSVP at CollierMuseums.com or (239) 262-6525 CELEBRITY EXTRATeen Wolf star Jill Wagner has a busy year coming up BY CINDY ELAVSKYQ: I am so sad that Teen Wolf is over, and I especially love the actress who played Kate. Can you tell me more about her? Brayden F.A: Jill Wagner whos been the hostess of Wipeout and Handcrafted America, and co-starred in Blade: The Series and Stargate: Atlantis is now in the mood for love and Christmas. Jill stars with Luke Macfarlane in Karen Kingsburys Maggies Christmas Miracle, which premieres Sunday, Dec. 10, at 9 p.m., on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries. The story centers on Maggie (played by Jill), a highpowered attorney trying hard to balance career with being a single mother to her young son, Jordan. Casey (played by Luke) owns a local cafe and finds solace in tutoring kids despite having lost his wife a few years ago, and Maggie hires him to help Jordan. I spoke with Jill recently, and she is excited for her fans to see her in this role, telling me: I loved the fact that the characters lived in a truly flawed environment, just as we all do, with real problems that cause deep emotions. I loved that the script has a lot of heart. (Playing a mom) is a super-challenging role that I hope I pulled off. Jill has a busy year coming up, with Handcrafted America getting a season-four pickup. I also have a movie called Braven coming out next year, where I play opposite Jason Momoa as his wife, and thats a bit of a thriller. Q: I cant wait for the return of Nashville in January. Do you have any scoops? Linda F. in West VirginiaA: I do have some news, but its probably something you dont want to hear. TMT announced that the dramas sixth season, which premieres on Jan. 4, will be its last. 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C22 WEEK OF NOV. 30-DEC. 6, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY I Do... Hilton Naples(239) 659-3108 | naples.hilton.com 5111 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, Florida, 34103 IS YOUR PREFERRED DATE AVAILABLE?Celebrate your special day at the Hilton Naples. Our elegant, upscale hotel o ers all-inclusive packages from 10 to 300 guests. Whether you envision an intimate ceremony on the beach with close friends and family, or a lavish reception, let our wedding professionals make your wedding dreams come true. Contact us today for venue availability. New packages including Chiavari chairs now available! CAPRICE DEL VECCHIO Special Events Managercdelvecchio@cooperhotels.com(239) 659-3108 these birds ARE ONLY in town until APRIL 15! Now open!Come meet these playful African Penguins before they leave town! At Naples Zoo now through April 15, 2018. PENGUINS PARADISEINPENGUINS PARADISE NAPLESZOO.ORG 239.262.5409 SUNDAYDecember 3rd, 2017 10-4 p.m.FREE ADMISSION NEW LOCATION FOR FALL SHOWS!! at the 1010 WINTERBERRY DRIVE MARCO ISLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS 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. Its 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. 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, at Temple Shalom: Meet Pam Jenoff (The Orphans Tale) and Gavriel Savit (Anna and the Swallow Man). Ms. Jenoffs inventive novel, based on true stories, tells of a German circus that becomes the home and refuge of two young women. Ms. Savit imagines Krakow in 1939, when young Anna, her father taken by the Nazis, meets a myst erious, 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 Chicago, 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 BOOK FESTFrom page 1 SILVER
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C28 WEEK OF NOV. 30-DEC. 6, 2017 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY THE DISHThe Model A BurgerThe Price: $13.95 The Place: Fords Garage Miromar Outlets The Menu: www.fordsgarageusa.com The Details: Not that it counts for much, but we knew that venturing to a mall for some very necessary clothing items over Black Friday weekend was ill-advised, particularly with two over-leisured children in tow. Needless to say, we didnt accomplish much over the top of the whining (Why do we keep going into boooring stores?) so we consoled ourselves with lunch. After a holiday meal and days of leftovers, I inexplicably felt the need for something indulgent and ordered the Model A burger, which featured sharp cheddar cheese, bacon, pico de gallo, arugula, tomato, lettuce, onion and a whole fried egg to top it off. Luckily for my guilty conscience, at least two people at the table wanted to help me eat it, including one big-mouthed little blonde girl (truly, her piehole is very large and fits mass quantities). It was exactly the over-indulgent, post-feast meal I didnt need, but very much wanted. Yum. One More Thing: All burgers can be kicked up a notch by substituting the beef patty with a variety of proteins, from Portobello mushrooms to bison burgers. Lindsey Nesmith firstname.lastname@example.org In the Home Depot Plaza, off Bonita Beach Road11920 Saradrienne Lane, Bonita Springs, Florida 34135239.263.6979artichokeandcompany.com Make Your Reservations Today!239.263.6979 or email@example.com Artichoke Joi u a fo... CALL 239-435-9353 TODAY FOR MORE INFORMATION. STGERMAINSTEAKHOUSE.COMBLACK FRIDAY GIFT CARD SPECIAL BUY $100 GET $ 20 BONUS *Gift cards can only be purchased in-house. Sale good through Black Friday. FOR YOURSELF HOURS: MondayThursday 11:30am9:00pm FridaySaturday 11:30am10:00pm 12:00pm9:00pmLunch Specials*Monday-Friday, 11:30am-3:00pm*Includes your choice of soup, salad or fries(239) 325-9653rosedalepizza.com1427 Pine Ridge Road, #105, Naples, FLAuthentic NY Style Italian Food & Wood Fired, Brick Oven Pizza NapoletanaPizza Shrimp Pad ThaiChicken AlfredoPasta Primavera Mac N MeatballChicken, Shrimp & VeggiesChicken Alfredo Spinach Salad Caesar Salad Turkey BurgerItalian Chicken WrapBLT Wrap $5 OFF $25OR MORE SPENTCan not be combined with other discounts, coupons or lunch specials. Expires 12/31/17.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF NOV. 30-DEC. 6, 2017 C29 WINTERFEST Dec 16th 4pm-8pm Performance By: Boy s and Girls Cub of Collier County Choir t-michaels.com Reservations Taken 239.261.0622 Now taking reservations for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Years Eve. Call today FREE 239.292.1529 craveculinaire.com venuenaples.com Venue Naples is a fully-customizable, versatile space for all your personal, corporate or charitable event needs, featuring the exceptional cuisine and services of Crave Culinaire the areas premier catering and concierge event group. Book Your Holiday Party Now! WE CAN HOST & CATER YOUR HOLIDAY and NEW YEARS PARTIES CUISINE NEWS Tonys Off Third hosts its annual Merry Champagnes & Sparklers tasting from 5:30-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1. Guests will sample 18 champagnes and sparkling wines. $25 includes a $10 discount on any purchase of the featured wines. Reservations required. 1300 Third St. S. 262-7999 or www.tonysoffthird.com. Purple Spoon serves a community dinner from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, where guests can eat the chefs daily creations in a casual atmosphere. Donations guests pay what they can will be turned over to SPAY LEE, a volunteer animal rescue organization in Lee County. 95151 Chamber of Commerce Dr., Bonita Springs. 908-3842 or www.purplespoonfl.com. 21 Spices by Chef Asif hosts a fourcourse wine dinner featuring vintages from Copper Cane Wines on Monday, Dec. 4. Dishes include sikandaari paneer salan curry, spice crush sea bass with black lentil and moili sauce, and lamb chop with parsnip foam and glazed carrots. $85. For reservations, call 919-8830 or visit www.21spicesdining.com. The restaurant also hosts The Great Hope Gala to benefit the Maasha Aasha Foundation and victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico on Tuesday evening, Dec. 12. Guests will enjoy a buffet of Indian specialties, Bollywood dancing, a henna artist, bindi applications, guest speakers, raffles, prizes, auctions and more. $70. Tickets can be purchased by searching Great Hope Charity Gala Event at www. eventbrite.com. The restaurant is at 4270 Tamiami Trail S. Farm-to-table pioneer and Executive Chef Bill Telepan of New York Citys Oceana serves as guest chef at a prix-fixe dinner to benefit Hurricane Irma victims at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, at Sea Salt. In collaboration with the restaurants owner and chef Fabrizio Aielli, Mr. Telepan will serve grouper ceviche with spicy cabbage and aji dulce; stone crab with egg pasta, lemon and mullet bottarga; girlled redfish with pickled cherry bomb peppers, potato confit and rapini and more. $125. 1186 Third St. S. 434-7258 or www.seasaltnaples.com. Tonys Off Third hosts cookie-decorating workshops with pastry chef Lexie Verbruggen from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, and Saturday, Dec. 16. Guests will leave with a box of 10 decorated cookies and Ms. Verbruggens favorite sugar cookie recipe. $50. 1300 Third St. S. 262-7999 or www. tonysoffthird.com Tickets are available now for Project HELPs 21st annual Chocolate Extravaganza that takes place from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at Hodges University. In addition to providing a smorgasbord of chocolate treats, organizers will have heavy hors doeuvres, wine, dancing, costume contests and more. $95. 2655 Northbrook Drive. 2727227 or www.projecthelpnaples.org. Want to work on your skills in the kitchen? Here are some cooking classes on the front burner: The Good Life, 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road; 514-4663 or www.goodlifenaples. com Appetizers & Small Plates: Friday, Dec. 8 ($65); French Bistro Night Deaux: Thursday, Dec. 14 ($69). Sur La Table 9501 Strada Place, Mercato; 598-1463 or www.surlatable.com Tamale Workshop: Friday, Dec. 1 ($69); Date Night Paris Bistro: Friday, Dec. 1 ($85); French Croissants: Saturday, Dec. 2 ($69); Knife Skills 101: Saturday, Dec. 2 ($59); Date Night Paris Bistro: Saturday, Dec. 2 ($85); Festive French Macarons: Sunday, Dec. 3 ($69); Homemade Pasta Workshop: Sunday, Dec. 3 ($69); Fried Chicken 101: Sunday, Dec. 3 ($69); Thai Favorites at Home: Monday, Dec. 4 ($69); Comfort Cooking Under Pressure: Monday, Dec. 4 ($69); Best of New Orleans: Monday, Dec. 4 ($69); Sushi Party: Tuesday, Dec. 5 ($79); Chinese Takeout at Home: Tuesday, Dec. 5 ($69); Perfect Pizza from Scratch: Tuesday, Dec. 5 ($69); Cookie Decorating Workshop: Wednesday, Dec. 6 ($69); Spectacular Seafood: Wednesday, Dec. 6 ($79). Email food and dining news to Lindsey Nesmith at lnesmith@floridaweekly. com. The fried green tomato stack with pepper jam and house-made farmers cheese is one of the featured items on 7th Avenue Socials Restaurant Week menu. Through Dec. 13, more than 40 participating restaurants offer affordable prix-fixe menus that highlight their best dishes. Make a reservation or walk in to any of the Restaurant Week establishments and request the Restaurant Week menu (which you can also peruse at www. swflrestaurantweek.com).
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An appetizer of escargot, for instance, is inspired by Philippine adobo, so the snails are bathed in coconut milk seasoned with vinegar and soy sauce with hints of kaffir lime. The culinary commingling continues with Hawaiian teabraised pork tucked into Mexican quesadillas and fried whole snapper over soba. The pommes frites are a must, whether or not you order them laced with truffle oil. A flatiron steak crusted with house-smoked blue cheese comes with a delicious balsamic tomato sauce. Save room house made desserts of Okinawa sweet potato pie or passion fruit cheesecake. Beer and wine. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed September 2016 Escargot 41, Park Shore Plaza, 4339 Tamiami Trail N., Naples; 793-5000 Sold by founder Patrick Fevrier to current owner Stoyan Panayotov a couple of years back, this cozy little restaurant retains its French menu, charm and most of its many snail appetizers. I can recommend the Fricassee 41 snails in scrambled eggs, tomatoes and herbs with a puff pastry top as well as the sea-salt-cured hickory smoked salmon coated in coffee, two long-time signature dishes. The house pate, a country style studded with pepper, is a winner, too. Entrees of tournedos lesdiguiere, beef tenderloin in a marsala mushroom sauce, and a flaky, bronzino in an elegant almond beurre meuniere sauce were first rate. The duck, however, was disappointing, the skin not crisp as described on the menu and somewhat fatty. A chocolate souffl was right on point, while the raspberry version seemed less vibrant. Service was vigilant throughout the meal. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed February 2017 Martin Fierro Argentine Steakhouse, Marquesa Plaza, 13040 Livingston Road, Naples; 300-4777 If you are feeling carnivorous but dont want to go to a fancy steakhouse, consider trying Martin Fierros, where the atmosphere and the prices are more laid back. There are moderately priced wines, comforting empanadas (we liked the ham and mozzarella but theres also beef, chicken and just-plan mozz), and Argentine Provoleta, a large skillet of melted cheese with tomatoes, basils, garlic and wine just right for dipping a piece of bread (plan to share). You can have pasta or even seafood, but steaks are the stars, specifically parrilladas, or grilled meat medleys. We tore through one containing beef short rib, churrasco steak, pork tenderloin, chicken breast, chorizo and two sides. Id suggest sharing this bounty, too. All the meat was tender and nicely flavored, the mixed veggies lightly dressed in balsamic vinegar and the yucca crisp like French fries. A platter of lamb chops was excellent, too. For dessert, try the dulce de leches crepes, two tender crepes rolled around sweet caramel finished with whipped topping. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed March 2017 Sophias Ristorante Italiano, 3545 Pine Ridge Road, Naples; 597-0744 Tucked between a Harley-Davidson dealership and a Hawthorne Suites sits a gem of a restaurant that seems as if its been lifted right out of Italy. Sophias is filled with lovely Tuscan browns and golds with mosaic patterns on tables and floors. The staff is uniformly gracious, and some also come with charming Italian accents. And then theres the food. Try not to overload on the housemade breads served with herb-studded olive oil. The fried calamari was excellent, but I could have made a meal of the tender-crisp rapini and well-seasoned sausage with polenta. The zuppe de pesce is a remarkable mountain of seafood, but veal is a specialty here and the osso buco, a special that evening, was fork-tender and delicious with a side of porcini risotto. Sea bass with clams, caperberries and house-made linguini was just right. For dessert, the housemade tiramisu was light, delicious and ample for two. The wine list is noteworthy as well. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed December 2015 True Food Kitchen, Waterside Shops, 5375 Tamiami Trail, Naples; 431-4580 While I dont typically review chain restaurants, this one warrants making an exception for its healthy but hugely appealing menu, beautiful sun-washed dining room, immaculate open kitchen and knowledgeable, friendly staff. Based on Dr. Andrew Weils anti-inflammatory diet, the menu is full of imaginative items at reasonable prices that will thrill vegans, vegetarians, gluten-free diners and confirmed carnivores equally. Dont miss the cauliflower in harissa tahini, medjool dates, dill, mint and pistachios. You will never look at cauliflower the same way again. Other winners included: a wild mushroom pizza, grass-fed steak tacos, lasagna Bolognese with house-made chicken sausage and Scottish steelhead with smoked onion farro. A dessert of coconut a chia seed flan with caramel sauce, blueberries and blackberries tasted indulgent and satisfying. So did a Thai grapefruit martini and a ginger margarita. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed May 2017 Key to ratings Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor
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The park has recovered nicely following the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. In that vein, this years Taste of Bonita will honor those local first responders who helped so many in the recovery process. There will be presentations throughout the day to various organizations such as Taste of Bonitas presenting sponsor, Lee Health, Harry Chapin Food Bank, Clean Machine Car Wash, local police and fire departments, Bonita Springs Assistance Office and local Lions and Rotary clubs, among others. Thousands of people flock to Taste of Bonita every year for the chance to sample food from local eateries, enjoy live entertainment and meet and mingle with friends and neighbors. The restaurant owners are thrilled to have a chance to meet new diners in person and present new menu offerings, Mr. Grady said, adding this years offerings include sliders, chicken wings and lobster rolls, fried green tomatoes and New England clam chowder, Italian ices, hot fudge sundaes and mini-Key lime tarts. The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs Noon was chartered in 1992 and is made up of business professionals who come together to serve the community and promote their vocations. More than 34,000 Rotary clubs exist in at least 200 countries. The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs Noon has donated more than $800,000 to charities through funds raised at the annual Taste of Bonita. There are a couple vendors who are new to the event this year, including the Tipsy Cow and Johnsonville Sausage. Father-son duo Jim and Andy Palmisano left their respective careers last year and were on the lookout for their next move. When an ice cream shop left its location near the Prado 12 movie theater in Bonita Springs, they decided to pounce on a golden opportunity. December will mark their first completed year of business as owners of the Tipsy Cow. We had talked about doing something for a while. Dads a semi-retired pharmacist, and Im a retired bartender, said Andy, 31. His dad is 65. We called it the Tipsy Cow because we do alcohol-infused ice creams. Theyll serve have two spiked flavors Oreo Crme de Menthe and P ecan Buttershot (butter pecan with buttersco tch liqueur) and two non-alcoholic flavors Cookie Monster (with Oreos, chocolate chip cookies and M&Ms) and Salted Caramel Seduction (cheesecake-based with salted caramel chips) for Taste of Bonita guests to savor. Andy was a general manager of a bar in St. Louis, Mo., and has worked as a seasonal bartender across the country, from Alaska to Key West. He says his experience, along with his dads guidance, has helped develop the flavors and concoctions at the Tipsy Cow, creating an ice cream experience thats unmatched in Southwest Florida. Some of these are drinks I used to make at the bar, he said. A shot or a cocktail turned into making a gallon and a half of ice cream. Although the alcoholinfuse options are Tipsy Cows claim to fame, the ice cream itself is also special, Andy added. Its only 10 percent butterfat, which makes it healthier and lets the taste of the other ingredients come through better than in traditional, higherfat ice creams. Andy belongs to another Rotary chapter and heard about Taste of Bonita through his connections to the Noon group. He and Jim are thrilled at the chance to share their new creation with the community. Were really looking forward to Taste of Bonita, he said. We did the Taste of Lee and sold out of ice cream halfway through the event. So we dont really know what to expect. But well be close to the shop if we need to reload. For Johnsonville Sausage, Taste of Bonita is an opportunity to let people know that this global brand is cognizant of its local partners. Naples houses the only retail Johnsonville location in the world, according to store manager Deanna Potter. Ive worked similar events, but this is my first year at Taste of Bonita, said Ms. Potter. Im really impressed with the (Rotary Club of Bonita Springs Noon). They reached out to me at BaconFest earlier this year they were excited to partner with such a well-known name. Johnsonville will be out in full force, serving its signature bratwurst and/or Italian sausage on a warm bun. Parking is free at Taste of Bonita, but a $5 donation is suggested for entry. Donations go to the Rotary Club of Bonita Springs Noons many community initiatives. Proceeds from The Taste of Bonita help support various local, national and international charitable endeavors. Local recipients include Estero High School scholarships, the annual distribution of dictionaries to every third grade student in Bonita Springs and cash donations to charities including Gift of Life, Junior Achievement, Bonita Springs Assistance Office, AMI Kids/Swamp Boys and New Horizons.For more information, call Mr. Grady at 405-1400 or visit www.tasteofbonita. com. COURTESY PHOTOSJim and Andy Palmisano will celebrate the one-year anniversary of their Tipsy Cow restaurant by participating in Taste of Bonita for the first time. The 2016 Taste of Bonita had a great turnout, and an even bigger crowd is expected this year. The 24th annual Taste of Bonita>> Where: Riverside Park on Old 41 in Bonita Springs >> When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3 Note: Dogs and coolers are not permitted in the park. >> Cost: Parking is free. $5 suggested entry donation. Food and drink priced individually. >> More: Live entertainment by Backlash and the acoustic duo Boz & Bon Taste of Bonita participating restaurants include:Angelinas Bonez Brothers BBQ Buffalo Chips Cape Coral High School Cordobestia Argentinean Catering Dougs Seafood Greek Gourmet Jimmy Ps Johnsonville Sausage Kona Ice Metro Diner Moes Dogs New York Pizza & Pasta Rodes Royal Scoop Ruths Chris Steakhouse Simply Southern Barbecue Tarpon Bay The Other Side Bistro The Tipsy Cow
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10 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY For the KidsProve to the youngsters on your shopping list that theres more to life than video games by putting some of these things under the tree. We predict squeals of delight (and no begging for new batteries before the day is done). Every rockin young Floridian needs a rocking alligator, right? This solid wood model by Plan Toys will make little imaginations run wild. Recommended for ages 2-5. Target has it for $95.99 (online only). www.target.comA bright red play kitchen with all the right ingredients is sure to get the future chef in the family fired up for cooking. This one from Teamson Kids is on sale (but only online) at Target for $149. www.target.comBedtime will be your little ones favorite time of day when it includes curling up for a reading of a book written just for her. Goodnight Little Me books are customized with the childs name emblazoned on the cover and sprinkled throughout the charming story as it unfolds from page to page. Its $34.95 (online orders only, free shipping). www.nordstrom.com P rove to t h e youngsters on your s h opp i ng thin g s under the tree. We predict squeal s Ev e e ry r r igh h t ? T im a ag i n ha s s it f If shes been especially nice this year, you might let your little Barbie collector take this one out of the box. Or you might insist the doll is just for display. Either way, the Oscar de la Renta Bridal Barbie is beautiful to behold. Shes $199.99 online at Saks Fifth Avenue. www.sfa.com
FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com 2017 11 Perfectly sized for bedroom or playroom, the three-story Mayberry Manor dollhouse by Le Toy Van measures 2 feet tall and 2 feet wide and has a removable roof and windows, shutters and front door that open. It comes painted and decorated (but not with a resident doll family or furniture) for $230 (free shipping). www.wellappointedhouse.comEvery kid on the block will want to get behind the wheel when they see this pedal car complete with the racing flames and extended exhaust pipes of a street rod car. As part of the Hallmark Kiddie Car Classics line of collectibles, each car is numbered as part of a limited-run quantity and includes a special collector card. Theres also a coordinating Keepsake Ornament (sold separately). Get your toddlers motor running for $49.95 (online only, but can be shipped to your local Hallmark store). www.hallmark.comWhile boys and girls in many parts of the world will find mittens and sleds under the tree, young Southwest Floridians will be happy to get a stylish new bathing suit by Snapper Rock (theres no need to tell them the supercute suits provide UV50+ protection). For ages 0-16 years, they range from $45 to $54. Giggle Moon 720 Fifth Ave. S., Naples 643-3833 Make the magic last all year with an annual pass to Disney World. Go big with a Platinum Plus Pass for $769 (thats per person) and enjoy unlimited access to all four Orlando parks, or opt for any of several less expensive options. www.disneyworlddisneygo.comA BlaBla friend is a friend for life. Each delightful little doll is patiently knitted by skilled artisans, one stitch at a time. Soft and sweet, and priced from $30 to $65, whichever one you choose is sure to be a much-loved addition to the family. Giggle Moon 720 Fifth Ave. S., Naples 643-3833 1-800-591-DERM | RiverchaseDermatology.com ENJOY 20% OFF PER SESSION Some restrictions apply. Offer Valid at Ft. Myers & Naples Spa Blue Locations. Valid for appointments between 12/1/2017 and 12/31/2017. ALSO TAKE 20% OFFFACIALS & PEELS(25% OFF for VIP Members)Look & Feel Your Best This HolidayLET SPA BLUE MD HELP(25% OFF for VIP Members)
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OLife Choice free shore excursions vary by voyage and exclude Oceania Select, Oceania Exclusive, Executive Collection, Food & Wine Trails, Wellness and Culinary Discovery Tours. Voyages up to 9 days receive 4 free shore excursions; 10-13 days receive 6 free shore excursions; 14+ days receive 8 free shore excursions. If shore excursion amenity is selected, all excursions must be chosen at least 14 days prior to sailing. OLife Choice beverage package amenity is House Select. Guests in the same stateroom must choose the same OLife Choice amenity, and amenity must be chosen by nal payment. Free preor post-cruise land tours are on select voyages, based on double occupancy, capacity controlled, subject to limited availability and to change. The Deluxe Land Collection upgrade price varies. Upgrade and voyage credit are per person. Not all promotions are combinable. 2 for 1, OLife Choice and Cruise-Only Fares are based on published Full Brochure Fares; such fares may not have resulted in actual sales in all suite and stateroom categories and do not include Optional charges as detailed in the Guest Ticket Contract, which may be viewed, a long with additional terms, at OceaniaCruises.com. Cruise-Only Fares do not include OLife Choice amenities or airfare. All fares include government fees & taxes. Airfare does not include ground transfers, and offer applies to coach, roundtrip ights only from the following airports: ATL, BOS, CLT, DCA, DEN, DFW, DTW, EWR, IAH, IAD, JFK, LAX, LGA, MCO, MDW, MIA, ORD, PHL, PHX, SAN, SAV, SEA, SFO, TPA, YOW, YUL, YVR, YYZ. Oceania Cruises reserves the right to assign ga teways based on availability for JFK, LGA and MIA. Gateways are subject to change at any time. Airfare is available from all ot her U.S. and Canadian gateways for an additional charge. Airfare includes all airline fees, surcharges and government taxes. Airline-imposed personal charges such as baggage fees may apply. Oceania Cruises voyages calling on Cuba fully comply with the existing U.S. Federal Regulations and the most recent pronouncements from the Ofce of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Please see our website for additional visa and documentation requirements. Oce ania Cruises reserves the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares, fees, promotions and surcharges at any time. Ships Registry: Marshall Islands. NOV173950 2 for 1 CRUISE FARES limited-time inclusive package available includes: Airfare* & Unlimited Internet plus choose one: FREE Shore Excursions FREE Beverage Package FREE Shipboard Credit Winter Sales Event Offers Available on Select Voyages.Winter Sales Event ASIA & AFRICA NEW LOWER FARES We are extremely delighted to announce our NEW LOWER FARES! Its never been a better time to book your unforgettable journey to the worlds greatest destinations. FREE 3-NIGHT LAND TOURS Guests in all categories can now enjoy a FREE 3-Night Preor Post-Cruise Land Tour to the most sought-after destinations. SOUTH PACIFIC & AUSTRALIA CARIBBEAN, PANAMA CANAL & MEXICO FREE UPGRADE TO CONCIERGE LEVEL Experience your world in greater luxury with a free upgrade to concierge level. 4 Category Upgrades from Category B to A. EUROPE $199 PREMIUM ECONOMY AIR UPGRADE For a limited time, take advantage of our $199 Premium Economy Air Upgrade. Take Advantage of These Additional Special OffersOffers Expire December 31, 2017 BOOK NOW! *Applies to new bookings on select sailing s made by December 31, 2017. Category upgrade subject to availability. Premium Econom y Air Upgrade applies to intercontinental ights only, is priced per person, each way, on select 2018 voyages from select gateways and subject to availa bility. Not all amenities available on all carriers. OLife Choice amenities are per stateroom, based on double occupancy and subject to change. OLife Choice free shor e excursions and free preor postcruise land tours vary and apply to select voyages, subject to limited availability and to change. Airfare does not include gro und transfers, and offer applies to coach, roundtrip ights only from select gateways. Airfare includes al l airline fees, surcharges and government taxes. Airline-imposed personal charges such as baggage fees may apply. Offers are subject to change and availability and other restrictions apply. Ships Registry: Marshall Islands. 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For himIts true. Shopping for him can be as much fun as shopping for yourself. And the look on his face when he opens the perfect present he didnt buy for himself? Priceless. 14 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY AESTHETICPLASTICSURGERY& MED SPAOF NAPLES All offers expire December 31, 2017 BUY 2Get 3rd Treatment1/2OFF HydraFacial Treatments T BUY 2Get 3rd 1/2OFF AlphaeonLash Serum BUY 2 GET1FREE Genesis Laser Facial Treatments ($400 Value) BUY 3 THERMIva Treatments GET1FREE TOUCHUP Treatment $25 FREE GIFT CARD*with Purchase of our $100 gift card Max. 4 per person, *For use only between 1/1/18 3/31/18* Celebrate the Seasonwith incredible offers for Dr. Hasens favorite treatments throughout December!Its been said the most notable difference between boys and men is that their toys get bigger and more expensive with every passing year. This entertaining tome shows how Matchbox cars give way to high-end sports cars, model boats become motorboats and sailing yachts and the plastic wristwatch turns into a Swiss chronograph with a perpetual calendar and minute repeater. If he doesnt already have them, hell probably want them all after perusing this $100 coffee-table book. Republic of Dcor 950 First Ave. N., Naples 529-3813, www.republicofdecor.com Send your snow-skiing aficionado off to the slopes this winter with a new pair of high-performance Bolle Carve goggles. Anti-scratch technology and the anti-fog coating will help ensure he wont be asking for another pair next year. Theyre $49. The closest Dicks Sporting Goods to stock them is in Orlando, but you can order online and have them in time for Christmas. www.dickssportinggoods.comIts one of the years hottest kitchen trends, but were betting on the sous vide technique to stick around well into the future, thanks to the Joule Rose Gold Sous Vide. Calling it a gadget seems to demean its amazing ability to let anyone turn out fish, chicken, steaks and even eggs cooked to perfection, using their own pots and pans, standard freezer bags and water heated and controlled by the Joule. Its hard to imagine, right? For $249, it even comes with a free app (iOS or Android, of course) to help you learn the basics and advanced techniques of sous vide. Sur la Table at Mercato 598-3586, www.surlatable.comEvery detail of the Trek monda line of bicycles serves the same audacious goal: to create the lightest line of production road bikes ever offered and, thereby, to elevate the Trek ride performance to a whole new level. The Emonda SLR 8, shown here in Viper Red, is $7,499.99. If your pedaling man is worth it but you just cant spend that much, the Trek store has a wide selection of bicycling accessories, from bike racks and packs to mirrors, pumps, bells and horns, locks and water bottles. Trek Bike Store 9051 Tamiami Trail N. (across from Mercato) 591-8735, www.trekbikestoreusa.com
2017 Pub Crawl Stops and Sponsors Toy Drive supporting The Shelter for Abused Women & Children Naples Santa Pub Crawl7th AnnualHosted by Michael & Lori Smith Friday, December 8th 489 Bayfront Place, Naples239.530.2225 and more prizes! Bring an unwrapped toy to support The Shelter for Abused Women & Children. Toy drive donors will be entered into a Dress to IMPRESS in your favorite and festive holiday attire! Presented By: $500 cash for BEST Dressed! 2 3 4 5 1 FLORIDA WEEKLY 2017 15 Nothing says youre sweet on him more clearly than an assortment of confections in a collectible metal box from New York chocolatier Louis Sherry. If youre lucky, hell share. And then he can fill the box with spare change, nuts and bolts, cuff links, business expense receipts, fishing lures or whatever. Its $35. Republic of Dcor 950 First Ave. N. 529-3813, www.republicofdecor.comThe manly man on your shopping list will say cheers to a tin of gourmet coffee infused with authentic Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey (but with none of the alcohol). The ground Arabica beans produce the best brew for holiday mornings and the morningsafter. An 8.8-ounce tin is $18.99. World Market www.worldmarket.comHell be proud to buckle up for any occasion when he has a W. Kleinberg belt to thread through the loops of his finest suit pants or his favorite jeans. The former probably calls for the subdued, sophisticated statement made by the ostrich leg belt in gray ($375), while the latter can easily handle the patchwork crocodile belt ($235). John Craig at Waterside Shops 596-5374, www.johncraigclothier.com BOOK YOUR HOLIDAY PARTY TODAY!mwaterfrontgrille.com 239.263.4421The Village on Venetian Bay Take U.S. 41 to Park Shore Drive FREE $20 GIFT CARD!WITH THE PURCHASE A $100 GIFT CARDMention Promo Code Bay Valid through 12/10/17
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239.591.3837 799 Walkerbilt Road, Naples, Florida 34110 BayHouseNaples.com Sunday Brunch on the River | 10:30am-2pm Bloody Mary Pitchers | Endless Mimosas I Live Music The Claw Bar Daily 4pm The Dining Room Daily 5pm THE BAY HOUSE GIFTSGive the Gift of an Unforgettable NightChoose between sending your card via email or directly in the mail. Choose your design, gift card amount, and ll in the other required elds. Youll be done in a matter of minutes! Visit BayHouseNaples.com/giftsand start your Holiday Shopping Now!Gift cards purchased on weekends & holidays will be mailed the next business day. FLORIDA WEEKLY 2017 17 For herWhether its your mom or sister, your BFF or your Secret Santa co-worker, you wont go wrong with any of these things for the women on your list. gs s f or t t he More on page 18 >The Bora-Exo is a chic and trendy wardrobe staple thats perfect for the upcoming season. The two-tone python clutchstyle handbag comes with a removable/adjustable leather shoulder strap. Its $495 at Anne Fontaine. Anne Fontaine at Waterside Shops 597-7111, www. annefontaine.comKnowing how holiday preparations and parties can leave a woman bleary-eyed, Anthropologie offers the Beauty Sleep Set. Consisting of a pure silk sham and sleep mask, the luxurious, hypoallergenic set is sure to bring on sweet dreams. Its $109. Now you wont lose anymore sleep worrying about what to get the busy woman on your list. Anthropologie at Waterside Shops 594-0317 www.anthropologie.comThis no-guilt faux fur pillow and matching blanket for $59 and $149, respectively, go together like hot chocolate and marshmallows. And because its faux, you dont have to wait for the coldest night of the year to curl up and get comfy. Chicos at Waterside Shops 592-1108, www.chicos.com Everyone knows Lilly Pulitzer does tropical colors and fun patterns with, well, flying colors. Just look at these puffer vests, just right for a Florida winter. And when the sun comes out (which it always does), she can shed the vest and grab a destination towel to take poolside or to the beach. Quilted vests are $278. Towels are $58. Lilly Pulitzer at Waterside Shops 513-1052, www.lillypulitzer.com
Trust Your Face To Experience beautyGive the gift of HOLIDAY EXCLUSIVE OFFER15% OFF GIFT CARDS*Gift cards are available for all services. 18 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY For her The hottest essential for the girls holiday gettogether, Prosecco Pong is sure to become a regular at every girls night in the New Year. The kit has everything you need to get the party started. Its $25 at Charming Charlie. Charming Charlie at Mercato 254-1702, www.charmingcharlie.comThis little wristlet lets everyone know in no uncertain terms that shes not bossy, shes the boss. She wont want to leave home without it. Charming Charlie has it for $15.Charming Charlie at Mercato 254-1702 www.charmingcharlie.comFor those occasional days and nights when the temperature dips below 60 or so, shell be glad to don a blissfully soft cashmere sweater. From Eileen Fisher, it has a cozy funnel neck box top and an easy fit. Made of a luxurious Italian boucle yarn with textural poufs of cashmere and silk, it comes in dune, scarlet or pearl. Its $468. Eileen Fisher 1211Third St. S., Naples 403-7920, www.eileenfisher.comA lovely ornament is a thoughtful gift, but its even better when its also something that adds to her jewelry collection. For the woman whos into Pandora, the 2017 ornament and charm set is just the thing to make her jump for joy. Inspired by the Rockettes of Radio City Music Hall, the sparkly set gives the recipient something little to add to her Pandora bracelet/necklace and something lovely to hang on her tree. Its $85. Pandora at Mercato 431-5520, www.pandora.net She already knows her strength, but a mantra cuff from Nordstrom will remind her of that on even the most trying of days. Other available words of wisdom and inspiration include Dream Believe Achieve, Live What You Love and Enjoy The Journey. In silver for $25, in gold and rose gold for $35. Nordstrom at Waterside Shops www.nordstrom.com
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20 2017 FLORIDA WEEKLY Stocking stuffersTheyve been hung by the chimney with care, and now its your responsibility to fill them. Dont cop out at the last minute with a piece of fruit and a pack of gum or, heaven forbid, a lump of coal. Instead, have fun crossing Stocking Stuffers off your list by going on the hunt for little treasures like these to do the job. MIROMAR OUTLETS Gift Cards* are the Perfect Holiday Gift! Gift Cards are 5 Reasons Why MiromarOutlets.com (239) 948-3766 Mon. Sat.: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sun.: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visit MiromarOutlets.com for Special Holiday Hours I-75, Exit 123, Corkscrew Rd./Miromar Outlets Blvd. In Estero, between Naples & Fort Myers *Subject to monthly maintenance fee. Terms and Conditions of the Card Agreement are set forth at MiromarOutlets.com Copyright 2017, Miromar Development Corporation. Miromar Outlets is a registered service mark of Miromar Development Corporation.A surere guaranteeEveryone will love the gift of shopping and dining!Time saver Miromar Outlets Gift Cards can be purchased at three convenient locations: Mall Ofce, Information Kiosk and online at MiromarOutlets.com.Lack of limitations Cardholders can shop at over 140 top designer and brand name outlet stores and restaurants.Purchase practicality A Miromar Outlets Gift Card gives that special someone a chance to buy something theyve always wanted!More bang for your buckSave up to 70% off retail prices this holiday season and every day at Miromar Outlets. L l C o a s d e e ds s e e e M f S r h e M Shop for gourmet chocolate gifts in stores and online, and CALL 239.561.7215 to pre-order specialty desserts and party platters. Discover everything you need to pack your sleigh with LOVE!GOURMET GIFT BOXES GIFT BASKETS GIFT CARDS ARTISAN DESSERTS CHOCOLATE SPECIALTIES & MORE!VISIT US ONLINE FOR LOCATIONS & HOURS NormanLoveConfections.comNAPLES | FORT MYERS | MCGREGOR | MIROMAR OUTLETS NormanLoveConfections.comFAST SHIPPING ANYWHERE IN THE U.S. THE 2017 Holiay COLLECTION Available Now thru December 31st!Sure, you can put a pretty outfit or the perfect handbag from Chicos in a beautifully wrapped parcel under the tree. We think you should, in fact. But just imagine her added surprise when she finds a fringed flask from the fashion boutique tucked in her stocking. Its $34. Add some minibottles of her favorite libations and a package of cocktail napkins and call it a day. Chicos at Waterside Shops and on Fifth Avenue South www.chicos.comThe mixologist on your list and all his or her friends, including you will say Cheers! to a better mojito and a meaner margarita with these sculpted beechwood bar tools from World Market in hand. The muddler is $7.99 and the juicer is $8.99. www.worldmarket.comTuck a harmonica into a holiday stocking and get ready for some tunes around the fireplace or even on the beach. Great for ages 6 and older, the classic model comes with basic instructions, a rigid case and a cleaning cloth for $10.50. Pottery Barn at Waterside Shops www.potterybarn.com
ALL THE WAY... Jingle Enjoy a tropical drink from the bar or bite to eat from the galley as your adventure begins. Sit back and relax within one of the air conditioned cabins or take in the sun and soft ocean breezes from the sun decks. Youll arrive in comfort and luxury within walking distance of all there is to see and do on this idyllic palm lined island surrounded by crystal blue waters.Get Your Voucher Today! G G e e t t A A w w a a y y R R R o o u u n n d d f f r r o o o m m m O O n n l l y y T T r r i i p p * G TO Key West! 1-800-593-7259keywestexpress.net Limited Time Sale while supplies last. Must be purchased before December 20th, 2017. Valid for travel January 1st, 2018 though December 31st, 2019. Cannot be combined with other offers. Non-discountable, Non-refundable. Enjoy a tropical drink from the bar or bite to eat from the galley as your adventure begins. Sit back and relax within one of the air conditioned cabins or take in the sun and soft ocean breezes from the sun decks. Youll arrive in comfort and luxury within walking distance of all there is to see and do on this idyllic palm lined island surrounded by crystal blue waters.Get Your Voucher Today! L i Mu u Ja n com com FLORIDA WEEKLY 2017 21 In the unmistakable Tiffany blue, this duo is the ticket for the lucky one whose big present is the luxury adventure of a lifetime (see page 6). The luggage tag will set you back $175, and the passport cover adds $225. Fill the rest of the stocking with travel-size toiletries from the corner drugstore. Tiffany & Co. at Waterside Shops www.tiffany.com A tidy stack of 12 dehydrated sponges will take up hardly any room in a stocking. When kitchen duty calls, however, they expand to make quick work of the tasks at hand. Trader Joes has them for $7.99. You could add a bottle of TJs dish detergent, but something yummy like the grocers Roasted & Salted Marcona Almonds with Rosemary or a bag of Caramel Ginger Popcorn might score more points. Trader Joes at Granada Shoppes www.traderjoes.comDeclare the winner of the holiday seasons most fun contest by pinning the Tacky Christmas Sweater red ribbon on the unsuspecting persons stocking. Ratchet up the competition for next year by promising it will show up again. For just $5, a tradition is born. Charming Charlie at Mercato www.charmingcharlie.com
22 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY Stocking stuffers THE BEST WAY TO EXPERIENCE NAPLES FROM THE WATER Call 239.649.2275 for Reservations 550 Port O Call Way, Naples, Florida 34102 www. NaplesPrincessCruises .com Heavy Hors doeuvres Including a Carving Station of Prime Rib Open Premium Bar Champagne Toast at Midnight Hats, Horns & DJ$180.00 per person plus taxNo coupons or discounts apply December 31 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. 550 Port-O-Call Way Naples, FL email@example.com portofnaplesmarina.com Give the Gift of Time on the Water!Gift Certificates for Boat and Jet-Ski Rentals AvailableBRAND NEW EQUIPMENT WITH THE LATEST ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY Also Available at Port of Naples Marina: Daily Public Cruises, Private Charters, Charter Fishing, Live Bait and More! A crazy cat lady mug is bound to make the feline fanatic in the family purr with pleasure. For $11.98, they come in sets of two: one to put in a stocking and one for that other person on your list whos also crazy about kitties. www.worldmarket.comRetro spy glasses with built-in rear view mirrors let the kid and the grown-up who likes to keep an eye on all the festivities (and all the presents) do just that. We spied them for $3.99 at World Market, where you can also pick up a Whoopie Cushion and a squirting pen while youre at it. www.worldmarket.comOK. We know. Gift cards just make sense when it comes to just one more thing to top off a Christmas stocking. We wont fault you for stocking up, so to speak, at Publix or Walgreens. We just hope you put a place like Paper Source on your list for a supply of festive holders to tuck the cards into. Its the jolly right thing to do. Paper Source at Mercato www.papersource.comSillier and more mesmerizing even than Silly Putty, Crazy Aarons Thinking Putty is guaranteed to never dry out. It bounces. It stretches. Some of it changes colors, and some is magnetic. Depending on the special properties of the putty you pick, individual tins retail for $6 to $19. Find it in all its variations at stores like Target, Toys R Us, World Market and more. www.puttyworld.comA dollop of this luscious and aromatic hand cream from France will bring back memories of that wonderful weekend in Paris. We picked Miel de Lavande (honey and lavender), but the fine folks at Bastide of Provence also make it in Ambre Soir (sunflower and rosemary) Figue Dete (fig and date) and Fleur Doranger (orange blossom). Nordstrom has them all for $12 a tube. Because moderation is not recommended, get one of each. Nordstrom at Waterside Shops www.nordstrom.com
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ww om c. T LT .w w C21SUNBEL AILABLE LISTINGS! VA A V ALL TO VIEW .COM T. .C21SUNBEL W. WWW T VISIT Here It Is. The One You Have Been Waiting ForThis spacious 3/2 +den is tiled throughout w/carpet in the bedrooms. Large sliders from the living.$199,9001-866-657-2300 800LE049449. FORT MYERS 2/2 w/Den/Garage Great Golf & Lake ViewKelly Green Golf and Country Club Veranda condo with granite, etc and lake view.$204,9001-866-657-2300 800FM008686. FORT MYERS Beautiful Large 3 Bedroom 2 Bath plus DenThis beautiful home has tons of space with just under 2000 sqft this home offers a split floor plan with 3 bed 2 bath.$207,9001-866-657-2300 800LE041902. LEHIGH ACRES Upgraded Coach Home in Lovely Laguna LakesBeautifully up-graded luxury condo with 2 master suites in Laguna Lakes! This condo boasts stainless steel appliances.$210,0001-866-657-2300 800FM058304. FORT MYERS Golf Course Views2 Bedroom/2 bath home in Pelican Preserve. Situated in a 55+ Community.$212,5001-866-657-2300 800CC018991. FORT MYERS Perfect, Roomy Family Home! HUGE!A Must See! Super spacious family home! Over 1900 perfectly appointed sqft! Fenced yard, perfect for the family.$214,9001-866-657-2300 800FM052946. LEHIGH ACRES 3 Bedroom/3 Bath Home with High-End AmenitiesRecently remodeled, this stunning home is loaded with high-end amenities including original restored hardwood flooring.$214,9001-866-657-2300 800FM040117. LABELLE Best location in Lehigh AcresBest location in Lehigh Acres! It offers three bedrooms, two baths. This home has two living rooms.$215,0001-866-657-2300 800FM042807. LEHIGH ACRES Spacious and Newly Redone 3/2/2Beautiful cabinetry in kitchen with granite counters, new stainless appliances, ambient lighting and new double sink.$219,0001-866-657-2300 800CH243327. PORT CHARLOTTE 2 Bed 2 Bath Wrap Around Water View BeautifulLike living on an island this adorable coach home is sure to delight you!$219,0001-866-657-2300 800FM066606. ESTERO Income OpportunityDuplex centrally located near Cape Coral Pkwy & Veterans. Featuring 2 beds and 2 baths per side.$224,9001-866-657-2300 800CC068854. CAPE CORAL Pool Home with Southern ExposureUpdated heated pool home with all utilities in and paid! Very open floor plan with French doors out to a large pool area.$225,0001-866-657-2300 800CC054262. CAPE CORAL Captivating w/a Beautiful Private Pool in SW Cape Coral3 bedrooms + den utilized as a fourth bedroom, 2 baths, 2 car garage.$279,9991-866-657-2300 800LE056011. CAPE CORAL Single Family Home in WellingtonAwesome 3 bed/2 bath home off Winkler Rd in So Ft Myers. Great location, convenient to so much.$286,0001-866-657-2300 800FM068126. FORT MYERS Beautiful 3 Bed 2 Bath Pool Home Located in BrookshireRemodeled home in desirable community. New Roof 2015. New A/C 2015. Granite counter tops and custom cabinets.$287,0001-866-657-2300 800FM068178. FORT MYERS Pool Home on 1.5 AcresCompletely renovated pool home on 1.5 acres, gourmet kitchen, great master suite, storage shed, fenced yard.$290,0001-866-657-2300 800LE064710. LEHIGH ACRES Unbelievable Riverfront Water Views!End your day with the warm breezes, colorful sunsets, dolphins playing in the inlet and the boats going by on lanai .$258,9001-866-657-2300 800CC061434. FORT MYERS Olympia PointBeautiful 4 bedroom, 4 bath home in a great gated community close to everything. Easy commute to Fort Myers.$269,9001-866-657-2300 800FM049590. LEHIGH ACRES Tiki Bar3 bedroom 2 bath pool home with an outdoor kitchen and tiki bar!$275,0001-866-657-2300 800CC062450. CAPE CORAL Assessments Paid3 bedroom + den, 3 full bath with laundry room inside. Large fenced yard!$275,0001-866-657-2300 800CC064574. CAPE CORAL Paradise FoundQuaint cottage on the Henley Canal with direct access to the Gulf of Mexico.$225,0001-866-657-2300 800CC068301. ST. JAMES CITY Direct Access Waterfront CondoFabulous 3 bedroom 2 bath on large 200+ canal just off the river. Boat slip, covered parking, extra storage.$229,9001-866-657-2300 800FM059820. CAPE CORAL Top Floor End Veranda Condo in Kelly GreensRare listing of upper end unit with great lake view!$235,0001-866-657-2300 800FM066643. FORT MYERS Beautiful Coach Home with a Garage-Overlooking LakeThis pristine coach home has a beautiful great room with vaulted ceilings that leads to a large screened lanai.$239,9901-866-657-2300 800FM069067. FORT MYERS
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 Beautiful Lake Home South Western ExposureSouthwestern exposure pool home in desirable Deep Creek Community. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths with 2 car garage. Sold turnkey!$295,0001-866-657-2300 800CC038179. PORT CHARLOTTE Kelly Greens Pool Home Ready to GoLocated in Kelly Greens Golf and Country Club.$299,0001-866-657-2300 800FM061118. FORT MYERS Beautiful Sunsets3 bedroom/2 bath pool home located in SW Cape Coral.$299,0001-866-657-2300 800CC068560. CAPE CORAL The Reserve at EsteroLarge 4/2/2 home built by Toll Brothers.$299,9001-866-657-2300 800FM076548. ESTERO Great Investment OpportunityIncome generating triplex with River access. Location is near the new Atlanta Braves stadium.$319,0001-866-657-2300 800CH244674. VENICE 3 Bedroom 2 Bath 2 Car Garage VillaThis villa comes with its own deeded boat dock on saltwater sailboat canal that goes out to Charlotte Harbor and Gulf.$319,9901-866-657-2300 800CH243786. PUNTA GORDA So Much Money for Your HouseThis is like a new home. Everything in this home has been redone! Great location and minutes to the open river.$320,0001-866-657-2300 800CC048653. CAPE CORAL 6th Floor UnitBeautiful 3/2 6th floor unit with one of the best views overlooking Lakes Park! Experience all of the great amenities.$324,0001-866-657-2300 800CC056478. FORT MYERS Magnificent 2 Story 3 Lot Site2 master suites 2 1/2 bath den formal living & dining. Family room 2 1/2 car garage. Many upgrades alarm system salt water pool.$324,9001-866-657-2300 800CC055707. 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 Waterfront HomeOne of the largest waterfront home in SE Cape at almost 1/2 acre! 3/2 all tile with a pool and spa for relaxing!$397,9001-866-657-2300 800CC063935. CAPE CORAL Beautiful River Front PropertyBeautiful 3 bedroom 2 bath 1 car garage plus den home is on the Caloosahatchee River.$398,5001-866-657-2300 800LE015662. LABELLE Beautiful Gulf Access Pool HomeDon't miss this one. Everything is done! Beautifully landscaped!$399,9001-866-657-2300 800LE058779. CAPE CORAL Corkscrew ShoresBeautiful new home at Corkscrew Shores 2/2/2 + Sun room. Located in Estero. Low HOA fees! Resort style living!$401,0001-866-657-2300 800BS068379. ESTERO 2 Bed 2 Bath Turnkey Direct Access CondoBoat DockLuxury turnkey waterfront condo, with boat slips and direct access to the Gulf of Mexico in minutes.$363,9001-866-657-2300 800FM049844. 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 Immaculate Gulf Access Pool HomeLovingly updated, Gulf access home completely updated! Gorgeous updated kitchen 3 bed/2 baths, heated salt water pool!$379,9001-866-657-2300 800CC044104. CAPE CORAL Tanglewood 4/3 Pool HomeBeautifully updated, well-maintained, 4 bedroom/3 bath pool home in the desirable Tanglewood Whiskey Creek area.$388,0001-866-657-2300 800FM058885. FORT MYERS 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 Great Curb Appeal in SW Cape4 bedroom 2 bath pool home in SW Cape. Large kitchen and a open great room floor plan!$329,9001-866-657-2300 800CC035579. CAPE CORAL Pool Home on almost 1/2 Acre Fenced in Lot4 Bedrooms, 2 bath, pool with integrated spa on almost 1/2 Acre Lot. Backyard is fenced. Built in 2006.$339,0001-866-657-2300 800CC044789. CAPE CORAL 3/3/3 Upgraded Home in Hampton VillageLocated in Hampton Village, close to Publix, walking trails, and the beautiful town center and all that it offers.$349,9991-866-657-2300 800LE053862. AVE MARIA
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