FUTURE How living in How living in Florida is going Florida is going t h t h to change to change BY ROGER WILLIAMS BY ROGER WILLIAMS rwilliams@ oridaweekly.com rwilliams@ oridaweekly.com Behind the WheelHyundais new Accent is a baby Elantra. A14 House Hunting4,000-plus square feet in Lely Resort for $1,045,000. B1 OPINION A4 NEWS OF THE WEIRD A12-13 PETS OF THE WEEK A20 BUSINESS A23-27 HOUSE HUNTING B1 OPEN HOUSE MAP B34 BOOK REVIEW C2 THEATER REVIEW C12 PUZZLES C14 FILM REVIEW C19 CLUB NOTES C24-25 SAVE THE DATE C26-28 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDE Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store.www.FloridaWeekly.com Circle of FriendsFriends of Foster Children Forever hosts luncheon. A27 Your Love, Our MusicImprov duo makes musicals on the spot. C1 One year after a record number of people across the globe marched in political protest, anniversary womens marches are scheduled across the country Jan. 20-21 in a movement some call Womens March 2.0. The Womens March on Jan. 21, 2017, in Washington, D.C., prompted by Hillary Clinton losing the election to President Trump (and held the day after his inauguration) inspired sister marches across the country. An estimated 4 million people marched nationwide. The national nonprofit Womens March was formed. This year the national march is set for Jan. 21 in Las Vegas, Nev., to launch the Womens March agenda: #PowerToThe Polls. The womens marches network will kick off an initiative to register 1 million women to vote in conjunction with voters rights organizations. The project will continue throughout the year, ahead of the 2018 National Voter Registration Day in September and Novembers midterm elections. On its website, the organization states weve seen how powerful we are when we gather together, share space and lift Naples among Florida cities hosting womens marches SEE MARCHES, A6 HINK BACK 25 YEARS, HINK BACK 25 YEARS, right into the early right into the early days of the Clinton days of the Clinton administration when administration when Walkin Lawton Walkin Lawton Chiles was governor Chiles was governor of Florida (hed once walked of Florida (hed once walked from Pensacola to Key West from Pensacola to Key West in a U.S. Senate race) and the in a U.S. Senate race) and the population of Palm Beach population of Palm Beach County, for example, was just County, for example, was just under 900,000 residents, about under 900,000 residents, about SEE HOUSE, A10 HOUSETSPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________ WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018Vol. X, No. 12 FREE
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T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T T H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H H E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E THE LEADER IN FLORIDA LIFESTYLE FURNISHINGS. COMMENTARYO CanadaLet me kick around some soft demographics and a couple of faux epiphanies and maybe an entirely rational notion (but only one of those damn things) with two or three wild conjectures, an odious comparison and a couple of impudent invectives, eh? First of all, Californias population includes 3 million more people than Canadas, the worlds second largest nation with something on the order of 9.9 million square kilometers. Almost 40 million Californians find themselves stuffed into that little squeezebox, but fewer than 37 million Canadians inhabit the vast lands to the north of our borders. So what do they do with all that extra room up there? I dont know, but clearly most of it is uninhabitable to sensible humans its just too cold. Theres the city of Toronto, of course, and a pleasant little town in the Rockies called Banff and a charming French restaurant, Europa, on the other end of the country in Montreal, on Mountain Street. Anybody could live in those places, even Floridians. At Europa, for example, you can sit down to Homard de la Gaspesie en fricassee et au beurre. Ris de veau caramelizes au Porto, tagliatelles XXL faiches a la crme de Vermouth et de zesta de citron. Truffles fraiche et foie gras rape. And all for a relatively inexpensive price: your first born, your car or your house, depending on which looks better and causes less trouble. The Canadians have turned the rest over to indigenous species: some 25,000 grizzly bears and 500,000 black bears, all of whom have voting rights, free medical care and honorary memberships in the middle class. Canadas middle class, in fact, has now surpassed ours as the most prosperous in the world, defined by median annual income which means Canadians should now update their national anthem for accuracy. Called O Canada because the songwriters couldnt figure out what else to say before Canada (Looky here, didnt seem to work), the anthem has three or four lines now slightly antiquated: Glorious deeds circle your brow/For your arm knows how to wield the sword/Your arm knows how to carry the cross Perhaps they should add, And your brain knows how make a middle class, before finishing with the traditional lines: Your history is an epic/ of brilliant deeds! As Ive noted before in this space, both times the United States tried to invade Canada and take over we got our rear ends handed to us on a block of ice, with a polite invitation and a smile: Try again anytime, boys, eh? Those were brilliant deeds, yes. And so is the creation of a large and prosperous middle class. I attribute all of it, as any rational person would, to Canadas extraordinary prime minister, the winner of a special committees Blue Ribbon Pedigree Prize for Finest Looking Statesman in the 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. You probably know him by one or two of his four names: Justin Pierre James Trudeau, PC MP. When I mentioned a few weeks ago that Prime Minister Trudeau should offer Americans the chance to become the 11th Province Canada only has 10, and God knows we need some help from somewhere I was guilty of making a false assumption, the first since 1975: I assumed that Mr. Trudeau had won both the trust and the deep respect of all Canadians, and they would happily, to a man and woman, defer to his judgment in the matter. I am bitterly disappointed to have to admit that is not the case. There is one Canadian, at least, who wishes Mr. Trudeaus name were Trump. He would not be pleased if, for example, Mr. Trump and co. were fed to a polar bear while the U.S. joined Canada with hat in hand, humbled and relieved. (Polar bears in Canada are on welfare now unlike grizzlies and black bears, because theyre running out of ice, so they could use the high-calorie food supplement.) He wrote me this letter: I read your column with interest in Florida Weekly, especially this week I, as a Canadian, do not agree with your idea that all Canadians are opposed to Trump and pro-Trudeau. This is not so. I have my Make America Great Again hat and am hoping that this airhead Trudeau will be a one-term-only prime minister. We suffered through his father so we dont need him, too. What we need is our version of Trump! Thanks, Peter Bondsfield. Mr. Bondsfield appears to disagree with many of his fellow Canadians, probably the ones who eat in old Montreal at Europa where they dont print menus in English, or those who prefer to speak one or two of the 65 other distinct languages and dialects Canadians share besides English. English happens to be the native tongue to only 57 percent of the country, people with names like Bondsfield. French is the first language for about 21 percent, and my personal favorite, Mohawk, is still spoken by 290 people, according the Canadas Official Languages Commissioner. Do we Americans have an Official Languages Commissioner? No. We werent smart enough to think of that. But they do. He has plenty to say, too, and not just about life there, in the north, in O Canada: In the same way that race is at the core of what it means to be American and at the core of an American experience, and class is at the core of a British experience, I think that language is at the core of a Canadian experience, said Commissioner Raymond Theberge. And here I thought it was God, Guns and Guts at the core of our experience. d g p o b o roger WILLIAMSrwilliams@floridaweekly.com
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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 2018 GamesI dont know about you, but Im pretty much footballed out. After the college Division I championship, the other professional league the NFL will decide whos No. 1 with its playoffs and the Super Bowl, of course. The Super Bowl has become a grotesque salute to so much of what makes America what we are these days: extremely expensive excess that is only for the filthy rich; a garish halftime show; the intrigue this year about which players will ignore its contrived patriotism; and, certainly, the game itself, with injuries on seemingly every play. But most of all, the event fills the need for some venue to show those grossly expensive, clever commercials. Its a financial orgy that only the U. S. of A. could present. I wouldnt miss it. Like so many in this country, Im also mesmerized by our nonstop political unnecessary roughness. I am hooked by its bizarre characters and gross plot twists. It, too, has come to symbolize the worst of America, with greed and malice taking over a system that is supposed to serve the people but serves only a few of them the wealthy rulers who put in office the lackeys who will obediently protect their interests. But yes, I tune in religiously, along with everyone else. And, there will be some thriller matchups to begin the new year. Thats because, appropriately, Congress has punted everything to January. On Jan. 19, funding for the government runs out, meaning if the two parties cant come to some sort of big creative give-andtake, well finally have that government shutdown that has been avoided so far through schemes that delay the inevitable, the only agreements that anyone has been able to reach. That is going to require some deal on, among other contentious issues, the Dreamers. The Dreamers are the thousands of illegal immigrant children who, thanks to an order from President Donald Trump, will be forced to leave the nation where they were raised and deported to countries they havent seen since infancy. Everyone at least pays lip service to the idea that their plight should be solved, except that Trump insists the deal must include some funding for his wall. Put Democrats down in the no way column. Thats not the only play to be called in this disaster of a game we call the government of the United States. Theres the debt ceiling. Congress must approve a raise in the ceiling, and soon. Actually, weve already hit the ceiling, but our Treasury officials have been performing financial sleight of hand so that the government can keep borrowing. At stake, ultimately would be the ability to make the national debt payments and avoid the historic international embarrassment of the U.S. defaulting on its sovereign debt. Oh, I almost forgot that this is election year. Its the midterms, when all of the House seats are up, and a third of the Senates. Thanks to Donald Trump, Democrats see an opportunity to take over both if they can get organized. Thats a huge if. In fact, this years campaign is the real Super Bowl. Nothing else matters to these guys but being elected. The more accurate name for it would be the Stupid Bowl. Bob Franken is an Emmy Awardwinning reporter who covered Washington for more than 20 years with CNN. The man who saved civilizationThis years best movie about a spirited band of resisters fighting an empire of evil isnt the latest entry in the Star Wars franchise, but Darkest Hour, an extraordinarily deft and moving depiction of the outset of Winston Churchills reign as prime minister during World War II. Cabinet meetings and political intrigue arent the most natural cinematic material, although the underlying event in Darkest Hour is one of the most dramatic in modern history: One man standing defiant before the onslaught of an enemy army, rallying his nation with his willpower and words. Discounting for Hollywood embellishments, the movie is worthy of this story, which is high praise indeed. In particular, Gary Oldmans portrayal of Churchill is so compelling that the Academy Award for best actor should be signed, sealed and delivered to him right now. Upon taking power, Churchill faced disaster on every front in the war, yet bucked internal political pressure to explore a deal with Adolf Hitler. In his marvelous history of this crucial interlude, Five Days in London: May 1940, the great historian John Lukacs writes, Then and there he saved Britain and Europe, and Western civilization. In 1937, Churchills reputation had been at a low ebb, but he recovered on the strength of his acuteness about Hitler. When Neville Chamberlain returned from Munich, Churchill gave a speech in the House of Commons declaring we have sustained a total and unmitigated defeat. Britains position slid downward from there. The same day that Churchill became prime minister, Hitlers army invaded Western Europe in earnest, sweeping all before it and eventually trapping the British at Dunkirk. Given the circumstances, the desire of Viscount Halifax, Churchills inherited foreign secretary, to explore peace terms wasnt unreasonable, just profoundly wrong. Churchill opposed any deal. He was convinced, Lukacs notes, that such a settlement, under any conditions, could not be counter-balanced by a maintenance, let alone a guarantee, of British liberty and independence. Churchill bent a little toward Halifax when he initially felt it politically necessary, but ground him down and ultimately outmaneuvered him. In a key episode, Churchill went to the larger Cabinet and won overwhelming approval for his stalwartness. Here, he made his famous statement, We shall go and we shall fight it out, here or elsewhere, and if at last the long story is to end, it were better it should end, not through surrender, but only when we are rolling senseless on the ground. After the war, Churchill wrote of the reaction of his colleagues: Quite a number seemed to jump up from the table and came running to my chair, shouting and patting me on the back. There is no doubt had I at this juncture faltered at all in leading the nation, I should have been hurled out of office. He didnt falter. Churchill tapped into and built up the resolve of the British people. There was a white glow, he wrote later, overpowering, sublime, which ran through our island from end to end. The so-called Great Man theory of history might be overly simplistic, but history indisputably has its great men. Darkest Hour does justice to one of them. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. e m l t E rich LOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly bob FRANKENSpecial to Florida Weekly
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A8 WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Volumizing Facelift: Fat vs Fillers FRIDAY, JANUARY 26TH AT 11:30AM HILTON NAPLES Make plans to spend some Evenings at the ConservancyEvenings at the Conservancy, a series of Tuesday-evening eco-lectures at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, continues through May with guest speakers covering topics ranging from endangered species to environmental research and issues affecting the region. Admission is $10, and all are welcome. Heres the lineup: Jan. 23: The Plight of the Endangered Smalltooth Sawfish by Greg Poulakis of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission The presentation will include how this unique species became endangered, what research is being done to promote its recovery and details about what the FWC team has learned over almost two decades of studying these animals. Feb. 13: FGCUs Endeavor to Create a Culture of Self Sustainability by Neil Wilkinson of Florida Gulf Coast University Professor Wilkinson will detail how FGCU has become a hub for leading sustainability initiatives and how the school strives to lead in theory and practice. Feb. 27: Environmental Literacy: Why Its Important and What We Do to Improve It by Heather Skaza Acosta, education director at the Conservancy Ms. Skaza Acosta will address how to inform, inspire and excite people into action for sustainability. March 20: A Filmmakers Journey in Florida with Elam Stoltzfus Mr. Stoltzfus will discuss his 30-year journey traveling Florida to document the states natural beauty and how his art has served as a means for conservation. April 10: Turtles of Keewaydin with Dave Addison, Conservancy biologist Mr. Addison will share insights gleaned from his three decades of studying the many turtles of Keewaydin Island. May 8: Invasive Pythons with Ian Bartoszek, Conservancy biologist Mr. Bartoszek will update the audience about his collaboration on a radio telemetry research project tracking Burmese pythons in Southwest Florida. Because seating is limited, Evenings at the Conservancy often sell out. Reservations are recommended and can be made by emailing Sophia Navarra at SophiaN@conservancy.org or by calling 403-4207. For more information, visit www.conservancy.org/nature-center. evenings. WILKINSON SKAZA ACOSTA STOLTZFUS ADDISON
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A10 NEWS WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYthe current population of Lee and Charlotte counties, today: Back then, public pay phones were common, nobody had a smart phone and only some people had mobile phones, those big clunkers they carried in cars. But theyd heard of the thing: the IBM Simon, the first of its prolific kind. Although smart-phone technology had stepped into the world, it was merely a marvel; few in Florida had a smart phone, and none of those phones were very smart anyway, by todays standards, not unless having a calculator on the phone counts (it was a little more than that, actually). Now, say the experts, were roughly in the same position when it comes to Smart Homes. This week, Florida Weekly considers what that might mean for many of us within roughly a single 30-year mortgage cycle, by or before midcentury. And now, with the population of Palm Beach County roughly equal to the population of Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties combined, at 1.4 million, almost every person 14 years or older carries most of the worlds knowledge in his or her palm, in a smart phone. With that phone comes the opportunity to talk and see someone on another continent in real time, or the ability to locate precise positions right down to the square yard, or the capacity to see whos at your front door from 1,000 miles away that is, if you live in a smart house. But most of us dont live in smart houses. Yet. The technology is all here, were all here, but its the interface: How do you make it something intuitive and useful on a daily basis to everybody? Thats the hard part, suggests Jeff Mudgett, a Fort Myers-based architect at Parker-Mudgett-Smith Architects Inc. Steve Jobs made the interface easy (between the technology and the user, or different technologies for the user). Before that, for technically advanced people and people who used it every day, it was fine. But he made it almost flawless, for everybody. Mr. Jobs, who together with Steve Wozniak founded Apple, pioneered such culture-altering devices as the iPod, iPad, and the iPhone. So, with smart homes, its the same thing: its who designs the best interface, Mr. Mudgett added. The technologies are here and have been for a few years. We know about them, just as we once knew about smart cell phones. Some of us 10 to 15 percent, experts estimate currently integrate the new technologies into our home lives, and into the first of the futures smart homes and communities. But sooner rather than later, within a single mortgage cycle of about 30 years, perhaps, the great majority of us will be living in smart homes.The Jetsons visionFor one thing, this means huge business opportunities for those looking at the future. Already a variety of hightech companies are engaged in head-to-head competition to offer devices that make living in your home more like living in a palace with servants to do your every bidding, something most Americans have only ever read about as European or rich-American affectations or maybe theyve seen it on the early 1960s animated show, The Jetsons. The devices are voice activated, and they can be used to work with a wide range of home necessities: power, entertainment, security, food, cleaning, repairing and the like. That means companies building such home apparatus as washing machines or stoves or lighting systems or heat and airconditioning units or robots that do basic house chores, or door-locks that recognize and open for one person but not others will compete to make their products compatible; technologys economic chain, with its company alliances and links of profit and convenience, already stretches deeply into the culture. Case in point: the competition between Amazon and Google to provide versatile, adaptive control systems or hubs for home technologies. In 2014 Amazon introduced its Echo speaker, now several iterations on, which works with a product called Amazon Alexa, named for the ancient great library of Alexandria, Egypt once said to carry all the knowledge humans knew and had written down (it was burned to the ground in 48 B.C., probably by Roman troops operating under Julius Caesar). The Echo advertisement now seems so exciting one wants to rush right out and buy one for about $150, then step into a new world described this way: Echo Plus is a simple way to start your smart home. It has built-in ZigBee smart home hub, which allows for simple and direct setup of compatible ZigBee lights, locks, plugs and in-wall switches from brands like Philips Hue, GE, and Yale. No additional hub required. Echo Plus connects to Alexa a cloud-based voice service to play music, make calls, set timers and music alarms, ask questions, check traffic and weather, and more instantly. The glorious vision goes on, offering luscious detail and concluding with one more thought: Alexa is always getting smarter and adding new features and skills (a skill is similar to a setting on your cell phone). Just ask Alexa to control your TV, request an Uber, order a pizza, and more. Paul Whitelamb, a marketing vice president at a Massachusetts-based company called ClickSoftware the company helps businesses and individuals make decisions about best use of the new technologies offered this note in an online observation to www.futureofeverything. io: Smart homes just got smarter with news that Whirlpools new appliances will be compatible with Amazons Alexa voice assistant. Its hard to imagine, but well soon be asking our washing machine to do the laundry without lifting a finger. Theres huge potential for other industries like traditional service companies (think cable, phone and utilities). You might want to just drop everything and order one (on Amazon, of course). But wait; dont forget Google Home, introduced first in 2016 and with the Google Assistant built in. A reviewer introduced it this way in the British tech-review publication, pocketlint.com: A Wi-Fi speaker that also works as a smart-home control centre (British spelling) and an assistant for the whole family. Even for the British, some of whom are used to butlers and assistants and maids and servants and what-not, this is pretty good. It can playback entertainment throughout your entire home, effortlessly manage everyday tasks, and ask Google things you want to know. So, while youre streaming music from the cloud, you can also set alarms and timers and manage to-do lists and shopping lists support popular network systems to control smart lights, switches, doors, and Google (products). Youll also find yourself booking a car, ordering dinner, or sending flowers to a loved one. You have to find a loved one to send flowers to in the first place, of course, and so far, neither Amazons Echo Plus with Alexa or Google Home with the built-in assistant has offered technology that can do that. But things change quickly.HOUSEFrom page 1 COURTESY PHOTOS / SHUTTERSTOCK Google Home technology, like most of its competitors, allows voice control of most house functions.VANDY MAJOR / COURTESY PHOTOJetsons-like connectivity will be routine from every public place in the country, and beyond.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 NEWS A11Meanwhile, youll be able to do all of the above simply by using your voice. And because its Google, with its 17 years of research and experience, you can ask it any kind of question and probably get an answer: Give me the flight time to Paris, or guide me to the nearest Zabars, (theres only one somewhere on Broadway on the Upper West Side in New York, as you may learn by asking the computer), or give me a current price on a 1965 Corvette Stingray for sale in the Miami area, or even, give me the nearest flower shop so when you find me a loved one, I can be prepared.A bigger pictureIf everybody begins to use these technologies (and they will soon, the forecasters agree) what does that mean for entire communities, and how do developers, architects and engineers plan for a future less predictable but approaching more rapidly, it seems, than any before? Weve been thinking about that for 12 years now, said Syd Kitson, whose company, Kitson & Partners, has required that length of time to develop one of the most high-tech towns in the United States, the 17,000-plus acre Babcock Ranch in Charlotte County. This month and next residents are moving into the first of what will eventually be 19,000 homes and 6 million square feet of commercial space, all in a town completely powered by solar energy, itself laid out in a configuration that may someday soon be unnecessary (when every house is equipped with advanced roofs that do the job): a 400acre solar field. You try to future-proof these homes, but you cant future-proof everything, he said. Every public space in the town now has Wi-Fi, and will as much of it as anybody needs to accommodate future technologies. We go up to five gigabits. To us that was critical, he noted. But heres something thats going to really change homes: The advent of autonomous vehicles. There will be no garages. Can you imagine that? No need for that part of the house, Mr. Kitson predicted. So, vehicle design affects road and town design which in turn affects smart home design and living. People arent going to own cars. Instead, theyll rely on autonomous transport powered by electricity that hopefully comes from solar energy and storage is the holy grail of this technology. Babcock, he added, is an ideal place to try out the new technologies; after all, its already testing smart cars. So as this relates to the home, having the technology in place so you can grow with it, but thinking about how people are going to live with autonomous vehicles, you wont think about where to park the car. You wont have to waste that space, so youll have a whole different home design, and a town design. You wont have cars on the road, youll have autonomous vehicles. Parking lots can become parks. Even in the way packages are delivered: There wont be delivery people in vans or trucks, people will receive things in a different way. Were thinking about all that now. They had best think fast, but also with a thought for the past and for the pleasures of big fireplaces and high ceilings and quiet porches. We dream of a day when the house senses your body temperature, realizes you may be getting sick, and calls the doctor, said the architect Jeff Mudgett. But he wonders and worries about it about what convenience really offers, what people may really want, and what they can get in 25 or 30 years. Houses are fundamentally a cave with a rock in front of it. I think Roger Waters of (the rock n roll group) Pink Floyd hit it right: Were entertaining ourselves to death. A lot of the technology is fetishistic, a lot of it is entertainment. There are some basic fundamental things being done, though, that arent as exciting. But they may change everything, in ways most techies arent anticipating. In this regard, Mr. Kitson and Mr. Mudgett may agree. I think the most important advance in houses will be getting off the grid we wont need the world-wide grid, thats old fashioned, predicted Mr. Mudgett. As science gets better at creating good passive design, more efficient solar and really really good batteries, at some point homes and (small communities) are going to become more independent. And that will reduce our energy footprint. Its sustainable. If we cant do that, we arent going to be building any more homes, someday. And when it comes to the home itself one home moving parts will become common future attributes of smart homes in ways weve rarely considered except in Jetson-style fantasy. And paradoxically so will traditional design. The sentimental notion of what a comfortable home is these Rockwellian dining rooms and fireplaces is sometimes at odd with the technology. Living in a home is about where you grew up, how you want to present yourself to your neighbors, what you want to show your children. And moving parts are likely to become much more prominently a part of the moving and changing vision of good living, traditional features and all. If Im living in Los Angeles, Ill want to press a button and open my roof, sometimes. The technology allows it, and I can impress my neighbors. If hes living near the Grand Canyon or on the edge of the Everglades, he may want to move walls or windows to capture different lights and different views in different seasons. Architects have been terrified for years of moving parts, he admits. Something could go wrong and large parts are heavy and hard to move. But thats changing. Technology will easily allow us to move walls or change things. As of now, it can be done only if youre very wealthy. But air conditioning was once like that, too, in Florida. Too big, too cumbersome, too inefficient and too expensive for the average man and woman to afford. But that changed one day abou t 1959 or when it became available and affordable to retirees, and people who worked for living wages, and young families. I had an architecture professor at the University of Florida who was disdainful of the vernacular architecture of Florida: The real vernacular architecture, he claimed, is a window-mounted air conditioner, Mr. Mudgett recalled. It changed the state; it changed the country; it changed everything. And now the new technologies may change everything again. Not may or might, said Mr. Kitson. Will. COURTESY PHOTOThere is little or nothing homeowners wont be able to do by 2050 with voice and tablet commands from any distance.KITSON People arent going to own cars. Instead, theyll rely on autonomous transport powered by electricity that hopefully comes from solar energy and stora ge is the holy grail of this technology. Syd Kitson, Kitson & Partners, overseeing the 17,000-plus acre Babcock Ranch in Charlotte County
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 A15 Copyright 2018, Miromar Development Corporation. Miromar Outlets is a registered service mark of Miromar Development Corporation. Up To 70% Off at over 140 Top Designer and Brand Name Outlet Stores and RestaurantsVoted the Best Shopping Mall and Best Factory Outlet Mall in Southwest Florida UPCOMING EVENTSM I I R R O M A A R O O U U T L L E E T T S S 01101118-3224I-75, Exit 123, Just North of Naples (239) 948-3766 MiromarOutlets.com for details COMPANY STORE DOG DAZE AT MIROMAR Thursday, January 4 6 to 8 p.m. near the Restaurant PiazzaEnjoy pet-friendly specials and entertainment at participating stores and restaurants, the rst Thursday of every month.FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERT SERIES Every Friday, 6 to 9 p.m. in the Restaurant PiazzaJanuary 5: enjoy the sounds of Rockin Horse, featuring classic rock, party and variety favorites.CAR CRUISE-INSunday, January 7 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. near PLAYLANDSee all the favorite makes and models of classic, exotic and custom cars.LIVE ENTERTAINMENTSaturdays from 1 to 7 p.m. & Sundays from 2 to 5 p.m.Various times and locations Enjoy free live music every weekend. GIFT CARDS MAKE THEPerfect Gift Presented By Naples Top Professionals Guest Speakers: Donald Ross Jr., Real Estate Attorney York Real Estate Group Of Downing Frye Robert Slaughter, Mortgage Banker Chris Mitchell, Insurance Broker Topics That Will Be Covered At Seminar: (Bring Your Questions) Giving Away Rights When Signing A Registration Form In A New Community. Understanding Different Florida Real Estate Contracts Most Up-to-Date SWFL Market Statistics How To Save On Homeowners Insurance MortgagesAre You Getting The Best Rate? Understanding What a Balanced Market Is The Impact of New Construction In Collier County The Growth of Collier County Tips to Prepare for Buying Avoid Your Biggest Mistake Where You Should Be Looking For Homes Online Effects of the Real Estate Market from the Hurricane Irma How You Can Save On Closing CostsAvoid The Most Costly Mistakes Homebuyers And Sellers Make!Real Estate Seminar:SAVE $$$ with complimentary lunch served afterwards! Talis Park Golf Club (Located In The Clubhouse)16475 Talis Park Dr., Naples, FL 34110 This seminar is specically for buyers and sellers interested parties are encouraged to reserve a spot in advance by 5pm January 15th. (Space is limited so Realtors are not invited) Learn how to muster Courage to SpeakThe Naples Advanced Toastmasters Club and its speakers bureau present Courage to Speak, Courage to Act from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, at Collier County Headquarters Library. Admission is free, and all are welcome. We hope to inspire audience members to speak up and follow through on their vision, club president Anne Hagan says about the program that will feature Mark Gai, executive communication coach and host of the podcast Speak Brave, and motivational speaker/life coach/author Scott Vail. The library is at 2385 Orange Blossom Blvd. Doors will open at 1 p.m., and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. A light snack will be provided courtesy of Publix. No advance registration is available. For more information, call Jean Moroney of Naples Advanced Toastmasters at 529-3464 or email jm@ thinkingdirections.com.Watch out for traffic deputies when youre on the roadHeres where Collier County Sheriffs Office deputies will be on traffic duty the week of Jan. 15-19: Monday, Jan. 15 Airport-Pulling Road and Arbour Walk Circle: Speeding U.S. 41 East and Palm Drive: Red-light running Immokalee Road and Quarry Drive: Speeding Tuesday, Jan. 16 Collier Boulevard and Fiddlers Creek Parkway: Aggressive driving Golden Gate Parkway and Santa Barbara Boulevard: Red-light running Pine Ridge Road at Pine Ridge Middle School: Aggressive driving Wednesday, Jan. 17 Naples Boulevard and Hollywood Drive: Speeding Lely Cultural Parkway at Lely Elementary School: Aggressive driving Livingston and Radio roads: Red-light running Thursday, Jan. 18 Logan Boulevard and Coral Wood Drive: Aggressive driving U.S. 41 North and 99th Avenue North: Red-light running Airport-Pulling Road and Progress Avenue: Red-light running Friday, Jan. 19 Collier and White boulevards: Aggressive driving Golden Gate Parkway at I-75 northbound exit: Speeding Immokalee Road and Health Park Boulevard: Aggressive driving
A16 WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY You will learn: If your will and trust from up north remain valid What you need to know about Florida estate and homestead laws Why you should update your legal documents If you can save taxes by declaring Florida residency Why your Durable Power of Attorney needs updating How to keep your legal documents up-to-date How your revocable trust may not avoid probate Attorneys at LawSHEPPARD, BRETT, STEWART, HERSCH, KINSEY & HILL P.A. ATTENTION Florida residents or those considering Florida RESIDENCY! FREE ESTATE PLA NNING WORKSHOP Complimentary Written Trust Analysis: Bring your current documents to the workshop! Main/Mailing Office: 9100 College Pointe Court, Fort Myers Appointments: 999 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Suite 200, Naples www.sbshlaw.com o ut ad Reserve Your Seat Today! 239.603.7034 Presented by: Florida Bar Board Certied Wills, Trusts & Estates Attorneys Craig R. Hersch Michael B. Hill Thursday, February 12:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Faith United Methodist Church 15690 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, FL 33908Friday, February 22:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Sanibel Community House 2173 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, FL 33957Monday, February 52:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. Naples Daily News Community Meeting Room 1100 Immokalee Road Naples, FL 34110 Attendees Receive this Recently Published Book forFREE! cy 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 GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE The annual March for Life to benefit Ave Maria School of Law sets out at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 12, at the law school in Naples, 1025 Commons Circle. Special guest Alveda King will address participants before the walk. For more information, call Amber Richards at 687-5341 or email email@example.com. The ninth annual Baby Basics Walking/5K Challenge steps out at North Collier Regional Park on Saturday morning, Jan. 20. Registration is $25 for one walker with a child, $10 for each additional child. For more information or to sign up, call Dick Lynch at 617-5104468 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The TD Bank Bike Brunch & Family Festival to benefit the Naples Pathways Coalition begins at 6:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at Cambier Park. Registration is $40-$60. To sign up or for more information, call Beth Brainard at 777-7718 or email bethbrainard@ naplespathways.org. Its Local. Its Entertaining. Its Mobile. Got Download?Its FREE! Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.comThe iPad AppSearch Florida Weekly in the iTunes App Store today.iPad is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. All rights reserved.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 A17 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. DONATE TODAYSouthwest Floridas children are counting on it! (239) 214-0642 | LeeHealthFoundation.org/LittleRedWagonThe Future is in His HANDS. Save a Childs LIFEwith a Gift to Golisano Childrens HospitalWhose life will we save TODAY? Only time will tell us what the young patients of Golisano Childrens Hospital will do with this GIFT we call life. We are here to make sure they get their chance to make a DIFFERENCE. YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE with every DONATION to Golisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida, Golisano Nicklaus Childrens Health Center in Naples and the Pediatric Specialty Clinic in Port Charlotte. uthwest Florida, Golisano Nicklaus Childrens a lth Center in Na p les and the Pediatric e cia l ty C l inic in Port C h ar l otte. Learn how investing in the bitcoin blockchain can earn money daily + 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 The WINK News Feeds Families Hunger Walk to benefit Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida takes place Saturday, Jan. 20, at Miromar Outlets. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and participants step out on the 2-mile route at 9:30 a.m. To sign up or for more information, call Marta Hodson, at 344-7007, ext. 132, email email@example.com or visit www.winkhungerwalk. com. Humane Society Naples hosts its 12th annual Run for the Paws to support the organizations rescue and adoption efforts at 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, at Naples Municipal Airport. Participants can bring their dogs for a timed 5K walk/run. Registration is $25. For more information or to sign up, call 643-1555 or visit www.hsnaples.org. The 16th annual NAMI-Collier Walk: Steps of Hope is set for Saturday morning, Feb. 17, at Cambier Park. NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness. For information about participating, volunteering, sponsoring or donating raffle items, call 260-7300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The 19th annual Heart & Sole 1-mile walk to benefit the Parkinson Association of Southwest Florida steps out at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, from Centennial Bank at 3401 U.S. 41 in Naples. Registration for $25 includes a T-shirt. To sign up or for more information, call 417-3465 or visit www. pasfi.org. Email news about charity sports events to Cindy Pierce at email@example.com.
A18 NEWS WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY with Surgeon-Controlled, Patient-Specic Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted SurgeryPRECISE ACCURATE MINIMALLY INVASIVE PARTIAL KNEE REPLACEMENTRobert J. Zehr, M.D. CEO Medical Director Southwest Floridas premier outpatient surgery facility, designed specically for joint replacement239.592.4955 SeasideSurgeryCenter.com1879 Veterans Park Drive, Suite 1101 Naples, Florida 34109 HEALTHY LIVINGSenior living is centerpiece of symposiumSeniors and their families and caregivers are invited to sign up now for the seventh annual Collier County Senior Living Symposium that takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at Vi at Bentley Village. Attendance is free. In addition to more than 40 vendors displaying their products and sharing information about their services to enhance seniors quality of life, Seniors Blue Book presents four panel discussions with local experts, including time for questions afterward. Topics are: continuing care retirement community and independent living; assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing/rehab and hospice; preparing for your move and planning for your future; and aging in place at home. The independent living and assisted living discussions will be with representatives from Lely Palms, All Seasons, The Carlisle, Sandalwood Village, Brookdale, Arden Courts and our host Vi Bentley Village. Financial, insurance, moving and estate planning experts will include Bruce Rosenblatt of Senior Housing Solutions, attorney Jeffrey Janerio, Rick Gow of The Art and Science of Successful Planning and Jan Maze of Oasis Advisors. The aging in place panel will include representatives from Comfort Keepers, Hope Pace, Glencare, Cap Tel and Doctors Hearing. Complimentary valet parking, continental breakfast and lunch are included. Registration is required and can be completed by calling 776-7353 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Free screenings for autism disorderGolisano Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida, in partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southwest Florida, offers free monthly screenings for autism spectrum disorder for toddlers 18 months to 5 years of age. The next screening on the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile is from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at the Healthy Life Center at Coconut Point mall in Estero. An advanced registered nurse practitioner administers the screenings. A physician referral is not required. To schedule a screening, call 343-6838. Run, dont walk, to the DASH diet for help preventing and treating high blood pressure NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTHFor the eighth consecutive year, U.S. News and World Report has ranked the DASH Diet developed by the National Institutes of Health as the best overall diet among nearly 40 it reviewed. The announcement came just as new research suggests that combining DASH, or Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, with a low-sodium diet has the potential to lower blood pressure as well as or better than many anti-hypertension medications. With its focus on vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low-fat dairy and lean proteins, DASH tied this year for best overall diet and was ranked No. 1 in the healthy eating and heart disease prevention categories. According to the World Health Organization, hypertension, more commonly referred to as high blood pressure, is the most common chronic condition worldwide. It is a major risk factor for heart disease, affects 1 billion people and accounts for 1 in 8 deaths each year. Researchers funded by NIHs National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute developed DASH to prevent and treat high blood pressure, but the diet also has proven highly effective in lowering blood cholesterol. The consistent high rankings of DASH over the years bode well for the way the diet is received and adopted, not just by health professionals, but also by the public at large, said Janet de Jesus, registered dietitian and program officer at NHLBIs Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science. This is especially gratifying now that new research underscores the significant blood-pressure lowering effects of a reduced intake of sodium in combinaSEE DASH, A19
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 A19 Y oungAGAIN www.AzulBeauty.com Space is limited. Call to reserve your seat! (239)415-7576Meet Dr. Patrick Flaharty in person who will be discussing the latest advancements in facial rejuvenation including the non-surgical facelift, laser facial rejuvenation, the Azul Natural-lift and much more! Bonus! As FEATURED in January 15 | NaplesAnti-Aging Educational Seminar from 6-7pmAll attendees of the seminar will receive a copy of Dr. Flahartys new book! tion with the DASH diet. Previous research has shown that people who follow the DASH diet may be able to reduce their blood pressure by a few points in just two weeks. Over time, their systolic blood pressure (the top number in a blood pressure reading) could drop by eight to 14 points, which significantly reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease. The positive health effects could be even greater if DASH is combined with a low sodium diet. An NHLBI-funded study of more than 400 adults with prehypertension, or stage 1 high blood pressure, found that the combination of a low-salt diet with DASH substantially lowers systolic blood pressure. Overall, participants who started out with the highest blood pressure achieved the greatest reductions. An interesting aspect of the DASH diet is that the effects are greater in people with hypertension or higher blood pressure at baseline, which is comparable to anti-hypertensive medications, said Dr. Stephen Juraschek, an adjunct assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University and and an instructor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Juraschek is the studys first author. Our results add to the evidence that dietary interventions can be as effective as, or more effective than, antihypertensive drugs in those at highest risk for high blood pressure, he said. Such interventions should be a routine firstline treatment option for such individuals. DASH is not a fad diet, but a healthy eating plan that supports long-term lifestyle changes. Low in saturated fat, trans fat and cholesterol, it emphasizes fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy foods, and includes whole grains, poultry, fish, lean meats, beans and nuts. It is rich in potassium, calcium and magnesium, as well as protein and fiber. However, it calls for a reduction in high fat red meat, sweets and sugary beverages. The DASH diet was one of 38 diets reviewed and scored by the U.S. News and World Reports panel of health experts. To receive top ratings a diet must be relatively easy to follow, nutritious, safe, effective for weight loss and protective against diabetes and heart disease. DASH tips for gradual changeMake these changes over a couple of days or weeks to give yourself a chance to adjust and make them part of your daily routine: Add a serving of vegetables at lunch one day and dinner the next, and add fruit at one meal or as a snack. Increase your use of fat-free and low-fat milk products to three servings a day. Limit lean meats to 6 ounces a day (3 ounces a meal), which is about the size of a deck of cards. If you usually eat large portions of meats, cut them back by half or a third at each meal over a couple of days. Work two or more meatless meals into your diet each week. For snacks and desserts, use raw vegetables or fruits; unsalted rice cakes, nuts or seeds; raisins; graham crackers; fat-free or low-fat frozen yogurt; or popcorn with no salt or butt er added. Use fresh, frozen or low-sodium canned vegetables and fruits. DASHFrom page 18
A20 NEWS WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Proceeds from your purchases build homes for hardworking families. OR DONATE TODAY FO R B UILDING TOMORROW. Home Furnishings 11127 Tamiami Trail East Home Improvement 5430 Yahl StreetVISIT OUR NAPLES LOCATIONS TODAY! MF: 10am to 6pm Sat: 10am to 4pm Sun: ClosedVisit HabitatStores.org or call 239-732-6388 YOU BUY WE BUILD PET TALESNerve damage BY KIM CAMPBELL THORNTONAndrews McMeel SyndicationNew therapies and diagnostic tests have the potential to help dogs with a progressive neurodegenerative disease live longer lives. Boxers, German shepherds and Pembroke Welsh corgis are among more than 100 breeds and mixes that may benefit from two therapies being studied, as well as a diagnostic biomarker test for degenerative myelopathy, a disease of the central nervous system that develops late in life. The condition, which typically affects dogs between 8 and 14 years old, damages the spinal cord, muscles, nerves and brain, causing loss of muscle control, weakness in the hind legs and, eventually, paralysis. Dogs with two copies of a mutation in the gene superoxide dismutase 1 (SOD1) are at risk for the disease, but not all dogs with the mutation will develop the disease. Early signs include dragging or shuffling the hind legs. At first, owners may suspect the weakness or lameness is caused by an orthopedic condition or simply advancing age, says Dominik Faissler, DVM, assistant professor of neurology at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in North Grafton, Massachusetts. As the disease progresses, the dog may stumble and fall, have difficulty standing up and lose mobility as the nervous system becomes unable to transmit motor commands between brain and limbs. Gradually, the brain stem becomes affected, causing difficulty swallowing. Paralysis usually occurs in the space of a year. Most dogs are euthanized before they develop difficulty breathing, Dr. Faissler says. Currently, a DNA test developed in 2009 is available to identify the recessive gene mutation that causes the disease, allowing breeders to avoid producing affected dogs, but last years discovery of a diagnostic biomarker can help lead to earlier diagnosis of dogs at risk of developing DM, as its called for short. Its also important for researchers in human medicine who study amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), better known as Lou Gehrigs disease. The same mutation that causes DM in dogs also causes ALS in humans. Finding the biomarker involves collecting cerebrospinal fluid from the affected dog. Thats more difficult and expensive than a blood test because it requires anesthesia, but less expensive than magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Because DM mimics other diseases such as intervertebral disc disease and spinal cancer, an MRI is part of the process to rule out those conditions. Even then, the diagnosis is not considered definitive until the dog dies and a necropsy is performed. As the biomarker test becomes more widely available, it may help to provide earlier and more reliable diagnoses. And earlier diagnosis goes hand in paw with the search for effective therapies. One of the therapies being studied involves injecting antisense oligonucleotides (ASOs) into the spinal fluid with the goal of suppressing production of the mutant protein SOD1. Researchers hope the molecular therapy will be able to sneak past the blood-brain barrier and silence the messenger RNA, slowing or stopping disease progression. Affected dogs who meet certain criteria may be eligible to participate in the study, conducted at the University of Missouri. A gene-silencing study is also under way at Tufts Cummings School. A gene therapy clinical trial, also at the University of Missouri, injects whats called interference RNA (iRNA) into the spinal fluid to repress production of the SOD1 protein. Dogs in the early stages of the disease may also be eligible to participate in that study. Both University of Missouri studies are randomized and double-blinded. That means neither researchers nor owners know which dogs receive the treatment and which receive a placebo. The studys design gives dogs a 67 percent chance of receiving the treatment, according to the universitys website. The treatments have been tested for safety, but their effectiveness isnt yet known. The same therapeutic approach is being studied in humans with SOD1associated ALS. Success in either dogs or humans will likely benefit both. Boxers are among the breeds susceptible to degenerative myelopathy. Pets of the Week>> Acapella is a sweet young neutered domestic medium hair who has lots of love to share. >> Kandace is a spayed adult mix who is eagerly learning her doggie manners. She loves to be with people and enjoys playing with her canine friends in her foster home. >> Sunburst Coco is a spayed female mix with an adorable bobtail and gorgeous gray coloring with bursts of orange throughout. She weighs about 65 pounds and loves to be with people and with other dogs. >> Silverbirch is a young neutered domestic shorthair who has a beautiful gray coat. Hes a bit shy at rst but loves people once they earn his trust.To adopt or foster a petThis weeks adoptable pets are from Brookes Legacy Animal Rescue, an all-volunteer, foster home rescue organization. For more information, call 434-7480, email Admin@ BrookesLegacyAnimalRescue.org or visit www. brookeslegacyanimalrescue.org.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 NEWS A21 www.oaktreedentistrynaples.com 90 Cypress Way East #20 Naples FL (Across From Sams Club) 239-596-5771 Please Join Dr. Carr in Welcoming his Associate, Dr. Hillary FreyDr. Frey is now accepting new patients! CALL NOW TO EXPERIENCE THE DIFFERENCE! Welcome! www.ECOF.comClearly, the right choice Clearlytherightchoice Clearlytherightchoice Since 1971 888 EYE APPT David C. Brown, MD, FACSFounder & Medical DirectorLifetime Eye Care for the Entire Family12 CONVENIENT LOCATIONSTired of breakups and makeups? Sever that bond and move onWhen it comes to breakups, a wise old friend of mine (also my hairdresser back in the day) used to ask the question, Which would hurt less? Chopping your arm off at the elbow with an ax? Or very slowly sa wing it off with a plastic butter knife? Ive repeatedly related this nugget of hair salon wisdom to several girlfriends who were stuck in a rut especially when starting a brand-new year. One of them actually listened. After an onagain, off-again long-distance, one-sided (on her part) relationship, a good friend finally stopped the insanity and officially called it quits with the noncommittal man who had been holding her heart hostage for years. Im happy to report that within a few months, she found a wonderful new partner and is currently shopping for a wedding gown for her April nuptials. Trust me, I know what its like to break up, and then make up, and break up again, and continue the cycle for far too long. Lately, I seem to have a myriad of friends caught in this time-wasting web. Its a new year and that means new beginnings. And you cant start something new and shiny if youre clinging to something old and rusty (plus, rust causes tetanus). Thirteen years ago, before I met my husband, I was technically single and by single, I mean that even though my ex-boyfriend and I had broken up a number of times over a four-year period for a plethora of really good reasons (lets just say that if he told you the sky was blue, youd be smart to look up and make sure), we would still occasionally meet for lunch or drinks, or chat on the phone. He was perfectly happy to have me as friend while he enjoyed dating half of Southwest Florida. It took me a ridiculously long time to realize that you cant be friends with someone youre still hopelessly in love with. Id go out to singles bars, did speeddating and Match.com (these were the days before Facebook, Bumble, Tinder and texting). I told myself I was open to a new, fresh, happy relationship but my heart was stuck in the spin cycle of the same broken, old, rusty washing machine it had been in for almost five years. Potential new loves can tell when youre emotionally unavailable, and if theyre smart, they wont hang around for very long. As my friend Michael, the hairdressing sage, had told me, I was sawing my arm off with a butter knife and not only did it hurt, it was timeconsuming. When I turned 40, I finally decided enough was enough. I cut ties with old (un)faithful and within three months, I was in a committed relationship with my future husband. I realize that setting oneself free of someone toxic is a bit more complicated in 2018 than it was in the early 2000s, but my friend who is now engaged followed the advice I gave her: Delete his number from your phone, block his calls, and delete and block him from all social media. I know it sounds harsh, but its an ax, not a butt er knife. People tell me that you can be friends with an ex. I believe you can. Im friends with several, but thats because Im not in love with any of them anymore. And sometimes that takes years of no contact and finally moving on with someone new. So, in 2018, sharpen your ax and get ready for love. stephanieDAVIS email@example.com
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A24 BUSINESS WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY MONEY & INVESTINGBefore you buy AT&T, consider tough market, DOJ scrutinyThe recent Christmas holidays made me reminisce about the first real job I had, working at AT&T in its legal back office during my high school holiday and summer breaks. Although the job was as boring as can be (I sometimes spent an entire eight-hour day photocopying pages of a legal briefing and the next hand stamping reference numbers on the bottom of discovery documents), I made some amazing friends and learned numerous lifelong lessons. Obviously today the company is very different than the one I started working for in 1991 but it is still one of the largest telecommunication firms in the world. Is it a good stock to own in 2018? Ask anyone who currently owns AT&T why they own it and I will guarantee you will get the same two-word response 99.9 percent of the time the dividend. In todays low interest rate environment, investors are searching for a security that is stable yet produces a decent return. For many, AT&Ts 5.3 percent dividend fits that bill. For decades, the telecommunications company has steadily been increasing its dividend to investors, which is why the company enjoys almost a cult-like following among income investors. But beyond the dividend, things are not looking that rosy, either for investors or the company. First, the company is constantly battling competitors in an ultra-competitive landscape. On the wireless front, it faces firms like Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile. With consumers demanding faster service and more data to do things like stream movies and play video games, these companies are forced to invest in costly equipment and service upgrades which cut into margins. AT&T also competes against firms like Comcast and Dish in providing TV service to its customers. Here the company not only has to often price match these other companies but also deal with cord cutters who are electing to subscribe to services like Netflix or Hulu rather than cable or satellite companies. Second, AT&T is facing a lawsuit from the U.S. Department of Justice to block its proposed purchase of Time Warner. Many analysts believe that AT&T will either have to divest many of Time Warners key assets to make the deal palatable to regulators which will lessen the benefit of the deal or drop the deal altogether. The primary reason AT&T is buying Time Warner is for the media companys huge library of content. If it had to sell of a large chunk of that, it would be negative for the company. But even if the Time Warner deal goes through as planned, analysts have started to worry about AT&Ts increasing debt load. It recently paid $48.5 billion for DirecTV and has offered $85 billion for Time Warner. After this purchase, AT&T is expected to carry debt north of $180 billion. While most analysts still believe that AT&T can easily carry this liability on its balance sheet today, given its strong free cash flows, continued stagnant revenue growth could put pressure on the company in the future. These negatives have put pressure on AT&Ts stock price, even with its growing dividend. While stocks in general had a very positive 2017, the companys stock fell by 12 percent over the last 12 months. Going forward, I would want to wait until AT&Ts battle with the DOJ over Time Warner gets resolved and it can show where income growth will come from, despite the lower cost of the stock. To me, buying a company with a juicy dividend but poor fundamentals is like dating someone who looks good but has a bad personality. He might make you happy in the short run, but in the long run you will end up with nothing but headaches. 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 The right banking relationship can Conditioned Air has been with building, expanded our locations team at Encore Bank to help us grow Theo Etzel CEO of Conditioned Air
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 BUSINESS A25 BUSINESS MEETINGS A welcome party for new members of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce takes place from 4-5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at the chamber, 25071 Chamber of Commerce Drive in Bonita. RSVP by calling 992-2943 or by going to www.bonitaspringschamber.com. Business After Hours for members and guests of the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at hosts Wiebel, Hennells & Carufe, PLLC, 9420 Bonita Beach Road in Bonita. Sign up by calling 992-2943 or by going to www.bonitaspringschamber.com. Bonita Springs Young Professionals meet from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at Momentum Brewhouse, 9786 Bonita Beach Road in Bonita. Admission is free. Sign up by calling 992-2943 or by going to www.bonitaspringschamber.com. Business After Five for members and guests of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce takes place from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, at Modern Home 2 Go, 661 Tamiami Trail N. Reservations requested by Jan. 15. Sign up at www.napleschamber.org. The Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce hosts Business Smarts: Beyond Business Cards from 8-9 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the chamber, 25071 Chamber of Commerce Drive in Bonita. Bryon McCartney from Be Brilliant! Marketing will share five tips for establishing better business relationships and will also discuss common networking mistakes to avoid. $20 for members in advance, $25 at the door; $35 at the door for non-members. RSVP by calling 992-2943 or by going to www.bonitaspringschamber.com. The Public Relations Society of AmericaGulf Coast Chapter meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the Hilton Naples. Guest speaker Chief Stephanie Spell of the Collier County Sheriffs Office Community Engagement Department will discuss How Social Media Was Used Before, During and After Hurricane Irma. $30 for members, $38 for others. Reservations are required by Jan. 20 and can be made at www.gulfcoastprsa. org. The Collier Building Industry Association holds a general membership meeting from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, at the Hilton Naples. Mark Strain, chairman of the Collier County Planning Commission and a Collier County hearing examiner, will discuss Growth, Infrastructure and Services. $30 for CBIA members, $50 for others, includes heavy hors doeuvres (cash bar). To sign up, visit www.cbia.net or call 436-6100. A Job Search Support Group meets from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Mondays at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Contact Karen Klukiewicz at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.napleschamber.org. Email business meeting announcements to email@example.com. Nearly 20 major companies were integrated over time to form me, and their innovations and achievements include the Flying Wing, the B-2 Spirit stealth bomber, transporting Charles Lindbergh across the Atlantic and carrying astronauts to the moons surface and back. Marilyn Monroe once worked on one of my production lines, and I supplied navigation and pointing aids for NASAs Mars Rovers. Today, with a market value recently near $53 billion, Im a premier global security company, specializing in autonomous systems, cyber, C4ISR, strike, and logistics and modernization offerings. I employ more than 60,000 people worldwide. Who am I? Think you know the answer? Well announce it in next weeks edition. THE MOTLEY FOOLTo Educate, Amuse & Enrich Ask the Fool Fools School My Dumbest Investment The Motley Fool Take Name That Company Last weeks trivia answer Write to Us! 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. The Right Time to PanicThe S&P 500, a leading stock market index of 500 of Americas biggest companies, plunged below 700 in early 2009 during a major financial crisis. It ended the year with a 26 percent gain, though. There have been five more years with double-digit gains since then, and it looks like 2017 will be a sixth, with the S&P 500 recently near 2,700. That has some worrying that the stock market is due to fall. The stock market is likely to retreat sharply one of these days. We just dont know when. It might be tomorrow, or it might be in several years. Savvy investors expect occasional drops, and they dont panic and sell during downturns. Its often best to just wait, or even to buy, when the market heads south. Sometimes it does make sense to panic, though such as: When you dont know why you own what you own. If you cant recall why you bought shares of Typewriterland Inc. (Ticker: QWERTY), youll have trouble determining when to sell. If QWERTY shares plunge, it might be due to a fleeting problem, in which case you should hang on, or it might be due to some serious trouble. Be familiar with your holdings so you can tell the difference. When you have a short time horizon. If youre invested in stocks for just a few months, then go ahead and hyperventilate if the market tanks. Anything can happen in the short term. Even stock in wonderful companies can temporarily plunge. Any money you expect to need within the next five (if not 10) years should be out of stocks and perhaps in CDs or money market funds. Dont panic just because the market drops, say, 100 points. Remember that its the percentage of the market drop that counts, not the points. A 100-point drop was a big deal when the Dow Jones Industrial Average was at 1,000. But when its around 25,000, 100 points is less than 1 percent. Keep learning about investing at fool. com and elsewhere. The more you know, the less youll panic. Patience PaysSelling Netflix back in 2010 is definitely the costliest mistake Ive made, even though it was a four-bagger at the time, quadrupling the value of my investment. I sold after holding it for about three years. I thought I did the right thing after I saw it plummet, but then it shot straight back up. I could be sitting on about a 25-bagger, if Id just held on. Lesson learned have patience. Mark M., Radford, VirginiaThe Fool Responds: It may sound trite, but patience really is powerful in investing. Netflixs history has been a bit volatile. In 2011 the company announced plans to split its DVD-by-mail business from its video streaming business, naming the DVD business Qwikster. The idea was met with ridicule and scorn and was retracted not long after. The episode helped push Netflixs stock down some 75 percent in just about three months. Certainly, anyone who sold before that would be relieved.Its important to keep the big picture in mind, though. At the time, did it seem that Netflix was doomed? Its revenue topped $2 billion annually and it was still growing. The stock recovered and kept growing, too.Today, bears worry about competition from Amazon Prime and others, including Disneys recent deal to buy 21st Century Foxs movie and TV assets, but bulls point to Netflixs aggressive investments in original content as well as its global growth. Robotic GrowthOne of the staples of sci-fi stories is robots. A key company helping make everyday robotics a reality, and managing to put up some substantial growth numbers while it does so, is iRobot (Nasdaq: IRBT). Its recent third-quarter results, for example, featured 22 percent year-overyear revenue growth. iRobot is the current market leader in the emerging consumer robot industry, with more than 20 million robots sold worldwide. (The company sells its products in the U.S., Japan, and Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA).)Though iRobot offers a variety of robots that do everything from clean your g utters and pool to mop your floor, the bulk of its revenue still comes from its Roomba robotic vacuums. In a recent interview with MIT Technology Review, iRobot co-founder and CEO Colin Angle noted that his company has talked about lawn mowing, laundry folding, loading and emptying dishwashers, and bathroom cleaning as things of interest to us, adding that robots will eventually handle all of this routine maintenance.Market penetration of consumer vacuum robots is growing, but its still quite low in the U.S. and is even lower abroad. This leaves iRobot plenty of room to grow and generate big returns for shareholders. With its long history of growth, profitability and innovation, iRobot is a must-consider growth stock. (The Motley Fool owns shares of and has recommended iRobot.) I trace my roots back to 1902, when a Golden Rule store was opened in Kemmerer, Wyoming. Some 12 years later, I launched the private-label Marathon Hats brand, followed later by Gaymode hosiery, Silver Moon lingerie, Big Mac work clothes and Towncraft menswear. I went public a week before the stock market crash in 1929. In 1963 I launched my first catalog. Today Im a major apparel and home furnishings retailer, with about 875 stores nationwide. I have more than 2,500 suppliers, employ more than 100,000 people and rake in more than $12 billion annually. Who am I? (Answer: JC Penney Co.) The Nasdaq vs. the NYSEQI read that PepsiCo left the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and is now listed and trading on the Nasdaq stock market index. Why would a company do that? R.L., Lake City, FloridaAIt makes little difference to us investors buying and selling shares of NYSE and Nasdaq companies, but there can be meaningful differences for the companies. Two common considerations are prestige and cost. The NYSE dates back to 1792 and is more prestigious. The Nasdaq was born in 1971 as a computerized trading system, while the NYSE, long relying on people to execute its trading, now uses both humans and electronics. It generally costs more to be listed on the NYSE, and thats where youll find many old, established blue chip companies, such as Coca-Cola, Disney and Boeing. The Nasdaq is home to many tech-heavy and fastergrowing businesses, including large ones such as Amazon.com, Microsoft, Facebook and Apple. Each market has its own rules and requirements for listed companies, with Nasdaq being less demanding. Most companies debuting on the market via an initial public offering (IPO) do so on the Nasdaq. ***QLast year I noticed that two companies in the same industry had similar stock prices. One has seen its price rise, while the other has fallen. Can you explain why? S.T., Miamisburg, OhioAThe similar prices were pretty much a coincidence. No two companies are exactly the same, even if theyre in the same business. Each will have its own strengths, weaknesses, risks and growth prospects. The stock of each might be overvalued or undervalued, and it might be about to rise or fall. Much depends on how investors view the company, and what they expect of it. Want more information about stocks? Send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. e i r e h h o k e d s e r g c iz mo C4IS R ti cs a n o ff erin g t h an 60, wi de Wh T h in k y o u We l l ann o un c editio n.
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The unemployment rate reflects that businesses are growing and hiring Floridians, said Tiffany Vause, a spokesperson for the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. Additionally, as Florida businesses expand, they will still be able to find Floridians to employ as our workforce continues to grow. For some, hiring seasonal foreign workers through the federal governments H-2B program or administering behavioral tests for new hires has helped with staffing challenges. Businesses said they are also responding by offering competitive pay rates, flexible scheduling and employeefriendly work environments. A large percentage of our associates are part time, wrote Brian S. West, a spokesperson for Publix Super Markets, in an email. Many of those are going to school or need a flexible schedule for other reasons, so our numbers are always fluctuating. However, were very proud that in our more than 87 years in business, weve never had a layoff. Finding employees with a strong work ethic that interact well with others, whether at the checkout line or in the deli department, is a challenge in any market and for the chains stores across Florida, he adds. We can teach you the grocery business, but finding someone with a servants heart and great soft skills are the foundation for giving premiere customer service; something our customers expect of Publix associates, Mr. West wrote. A growing economy creates hiring challenges. Were fortunate that many of the great ones looking for jobs want to work at Publix. Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club, whose staff swells to around 400 during peak season, roughly Thanksgiving to April, is nearly always looking for good help, said general manager Jason Parsons. The biggest challenge in finding it? Its really a lack of workers, he said. Its not just in any particular department. We have challenges finding good people in general, so when we do find them, you know, we keep them. Employee turnover is a fact of life for many seasonal businesses, but spending extra time creating a schedule that factors in priorities such as school and family helps mitigate that. Money definitely is important, Mr. Parsons said. (And) that they enjoy their job, feel comfortable with their work, but also have some kind of flexibility with their schedule whether for their school or their family, and our retention is pretty good. This year for its busiest months, the Hotel & Golf Club found an additional 35 people who work in housekeeping, the kitchen and other food and beverage jobs from Jamaica and Mexico using the federal governments H-2B labor program, which allows businesses to hire temporary foreign workers. Thats really, really helped us this year, really helped us, Mr. Parsons said over the phone the Friday before New Years Eve, after the clubs restaurant had been slammed, serving more than 800 people for lunch. Whatever their position, finding employees who work well with others and with guests, particularly on such busy days when tensions can run high, is important. If you can get someone in general thats a positive person and looks to provide that in terms of their service its a good thing for us so we really focus on attitude, he said. At Park Avenue BBQ & Grille, a 30-year-old chain of eight family sitdown restaurants from Boynton Beach to Port St. Lucie, employees know they will always have Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter off, said owner and founder Dean Lavallee. Its latest location opened in December 2017 at The Gardens Mall in Palm Beach Gardens. Offering those major holidays off is one of the ways hes able to keep new hires to a minimum and retain many long-term workers year after year, even in an employees market. Its really a blessing that we have lots of long-term employees, returning employees and we even have generational employees, he said. A behavioral assessment for new employees by The Predictive Index also helps match jobs such as a manager or a server with people whose personalities make them a good fit. The assessment gauges an employees need to be in charge, preference for being around other people in a social setting or not, sense of urgency, and attention to detail or a more big-picture focus. Its not a value judgment, its just who we are, Mr. Lavallee said. At Fishermens Village, a marina, resort and outdoor mall in Punta Gorda with many local retail shops and restaurants, the need for help with about six seasonal positions such as custodians or cart drivers is often filled by the areas senior seasonal residents, said general manager Patti Allen. Fishermens Village is a great place to work and they tend to come back year after year, Ms. Allen said. Whats nice about it is you get to look at the water all day and visit with people who are on vacation. Mom-and-pop shops at Fishville typically look to hire an extra pair of hands or two from about Thanksgiving to Easter, said Fred and Robin Kaske, owners of Laff Out Loud. Posting jobs online, signs on the front door, and word of mouth from current employees help fill those positions. The shop, which since 2000 has offered a fun and whimsical assortment of games, puzzles and pop culture items, typically increases the staff from two employees to three. And those sales personnel pick up some extra hours since the mall stays open an extra two hours, until 8 p.m., from Nov. 24 through April. Some of the seasonal employees over the years have been retirees. People that retire dont always enjoy retirement, so its an opportunity for them to make friends and for them to make a few extra dollars, Mr. Kaske said. WANTEDFrom page 23
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 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 1302 Noble Heron Way LISTED AT $2,350,000Broker 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 1Naples on the Gulf chapter, was inducted into the chapters hall of fame at the recent installation of new officers held at Kensington Country Club. At the same ceremony, 2017 president Susan Hubly was honored with a plaque for her years of service to the organization. Ashton Woods is nearing completion on the Genova and Corinthe models in Naples Reserve. In the Egret Landing neighborhood, the three-bedroom, two-bath Genova has 2,074 square feet of living space. The heart of the Genova, the kitchen, has a large counter height island and flows seamlessly into the spacious great room and screened lanai. There also is a flex room that can be converted into a den or fourth bedroom. The Genova model also includes a covered front porch and two-car garage. The Corinthe is in the Savannah Lakes neighborhood. It has four bedrooms and 3 baths in 2,433 square feet of living space. There is a three-car garage. Details include granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, upgraded impact windows, tray ceilings and eight-foot doors. The entrance to Naples Reserve is midway between downtown Naples and Marco Island along the U.S. 41 East/Collier Boulevard corridor. For more information, visit www.ashtonwoods.com/naples. London Bay Homes has completed the interior design and furnishings on its waterfront Benita model at Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club. The fourbedroom, 4-bath home has 3,171 square feet under air and 4,662 total square feet. There is a three-car garage. The gourmet kitchen, dining room, living area and breakfast nook comprise a great room that extends outdoors when two sets of sliding glass doors are fully opened. There is also a formal dining room off the foyer. The Benita enjoys an expansive view of Lake Como, Miromars 700-acre freshwater lake. The model has the option for a private backyard boat dock and is available for immediate purchase at $2,655,000. London Bay also has an additional Benita model available in Portofino, along with larger Cilento and Carina model homes. Portofino is a neighborhood of 20 Mediterranean-style luxury villas. For more information, visit the sales gallery at 10160 Miromar Lakes Blvd., call 425-2340 or 877-809-9444 or go to www.miromarlakes.com. The Corinthe by Ashton Woods in Naples Reserve
1 2MARCO ISLAND 967 Iris Court Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 217026262 $2,350,000 MARCO ISLAND 1002 Royal Marco Way Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216022322 $7,950,000 MARCO ISLAND Royal Seafarer #1904 Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 218001027 $749,5001 2 3 PORT ROYAL 4 3 51672 Galleon Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID GOLD010818IHE $18,500,000 2700 Lantern Lane Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 Web ID 218000695 $4,150,000 1100 Galleon Drive Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216070094 $11,900,000 3450 Rum Row Paul Arpin 239.877.4450 Web ID 217046050 $15,900,000 1212 Spyglass Lane Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 217004127 $10,900,0001 2 3 4 5Windemere #203 Craig Jones 239.825.6857 Web ID 218000582 $965,000 St. Croix Club #404 Kimberly Wagner 239.571.5474 Web ID 218001172 $750,000 595 Coral Drive Heather Hobrock 239.370.3944 Web ID 217066609 $1,895,000 Via Delno #901 Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 217068167 $3,995,000 Suzanne #203 Frank Duggan 239.734.0397 Web ID 217079235 $439,0001 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
Monaco Beach Club #B-203 Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 217079428 $1,450,000 505 on Fifth #204 Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217052912 $2,595,000 4790 Whispering Pine Way Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 217061002 $2,595,000 674 Palm Circle West Lindsey Smith 239.572.2663 Web ID 217071812 $4,495,000 Villas Pienza #B106 Claudia Vitulich 216.470.5500 Web ID 218001268 $999,000 629 Gulf Shore Boulevard North James Bates 239.961.3973 Web ID 217066456 $6,995,000 Sanctuary #123 Kelly Kent 239.250.5480 Web ID 217031433 $571,000 Trieste #306 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 217057285 $1,995,000 Savoy #1505 Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 Web ID FULL010418IHE $985,000 555 on Fifth #201 Tatyana Sallee 239.293.5017 Web ID 217062586 $1,200,000 Serendipity #529 Tricia Ale 203.947.1873 Web ID 217067048 $475,000 Provence #1203 Joe McBride 239.298.3373 Web ID 218000220 $4,350,000 1950 Gordon Drive Lisa Tashjian 239.259.7024 Web ID 217079403 $4,500,000 Lexington #3 Linda Perry 239.404.7052 Web ID 217067885 $383,000 1975 Tarpon Road Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 Web ID 217045145 $1,095,000 Horizon House #1002 Larry Roorda 239.860.2534 Web ID 218001178 $879,900 340 7th Avenue North Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 217067438 $2,175,000 Solamar #1003 Laurie Humphreville 239.595.9707 Web ID 218000337 $975,000 424/422 3rd Street South Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 Web ID 217066451 $2,500,000 St. Raphael #1406 Gordie Lazich/Mark Maran 239.777.2033 Web ID 217052587 $2,995,000 Marbella #1506 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 217067358 $2,695,000 Mystique #701 Jennifer Urness 239.598.9900 Web ID 216016741 $6,000,000 501 Bay Villas Lane Melinda Gunther 239.297.2155 Web ID 217062209 $1,010,000 Chateaumere #D-303 Heidi Deen 239.370.5388 Web ID 217061818 $553,700 Grosvenor #1702 Frank Pezzuti 239.216.2445 Web ID 217069101 $1,975,000 Mansion La Palma #203Barbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973Web ID 216016653 $1,199,000 1056 Grand Isle Drive Terri Moellers 239.213.7344 Web ID 217073519 $1,250,000 Osprey Pointe #201 Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 217039145 $748,000 Remington #2004 Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.261.6200 Web ID 217003473 $5,100,000 1286 Waggle WayBarbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973Web ID 217009397 $6,450,000 8845 Muireld Drive Terri Moellers 239.213.7344 Web ID 217059921 $1,299,000 Osprey Pointe #202 Lisa Rogstad 239.777.1698 Web ID 217075665 $745,000 Biltmore #602 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 217070614 $4,299,000 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
10169 Keewaydin Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 Web ID 217005702 $2,400,000 2240 Residence Circle Dana Mount 239.404.2209 Web ID 217065367 $1,399,000 12459 Colliers Reserve Drive Will Fuller 239.207.0483 Web ID 218000424 $949,900 9095 Sahalee Court Rebecca Sinatra 239.227.8556 Web ID 217077941 $1,199,900 10275 Keewaydin Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 Web ID 217043720 $725,000 Isles of Collier Preserve #5-101 Cynthia Corogin 239.393.6747 Web ID 217062216 $595,000 632 Hickory Road Agnes Zak 239.287.8036 Web ID 218000544 $1,995,000 7202 Dominica Drive Erik David Barber 323.513.6391 Web ID 217071788 $549,900 Keewaydin Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 Web ID 217045774 $749,900 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 The Strada #5217 Sandra McCarthy-Meeks 239.287.7921 Web ID 217052811 $849,900 819 Barcarmil Way Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 217065555 $1,195,000 16838 Cabreo Drive Jutta V. Lopez/Al Lopez 239.659.5113 Web ID 215056485 $838,000 6649 Stonegate Drive Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 217071894 $1,135,000 3270 Sedge Place Taryn Caero 239.287.2840 Web ID 217072848 $1,595,000 312 23rd Street SW Olesya Waltz 239.297.2960 Web ID 217071927 $499,000 Ole #7810 Johanna OHagan 734.891.0913 Web ID 218000782 $392,500 6890 Del Mar Terrace Mary Anastos 239.331.8273 Web ID 217061732 $499,900 1854 Harbor Lane Tess/Tom McCarthy 239.207.0118 Web ID 218000248 $499,000 6806 Bent Grass Drive Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 217071382 $509,000 1227 Gordon River Trail Daniel Guenther 239.357.8121 Web ID 216005828 $2,395,000 1260 Gordon River Trail Melissa Williams 239.248.7238 Web ID 217001907 $2,295,000 Traditions #202 Carol Reid 239.269.9555 Web ID 218000409 $1,294,400 9281 Mercato Way Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web ID 217046291 $2,198,000 1215 Gordon River Trail Daniel Guenther 239.357.8121 Web ID 215036906 $1,995,000 211 Cheshire Way Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 217060982 $2,395,000 15208 Medici Way Joanne MacLeod 239.272.7679 Web ID 218000498 $2,149,000 1017 Barcarmil Way Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 217062011 $1,093,000 246 Audubon Boulevard Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 217027158 $695,000 8115 Costa Brava Court Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 217054799 $895,500 The Strada #7302 Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web ID 215072872 $1,249,000 The Strada #5414 Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web ID 217078539 $899,000 Talis Park | Carrara #3-202 Julie Rembos 239.595.1809 Web ID 217071642 $1,295,000 GREY OAKS NORTH NAPLES NAPLES & SURROUNDS PremierSothebysRealty.com YOUR LOCALLY OWNED REALTY PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
Mariner #201 Cathy Rogers 239.821.7926 Web ID 216063667 $1,199,900 Royal Marco Point #557 Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 217079170 $898,500 510 Mangrove Court Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216010232 $3,225,000 South Seas #601 Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 Web ID 216009719 $479,000 Camelot #105 Vince Colace 239.260.3333 Web ID 218001263 $484,000 875 Sea Dune Lane Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 217079351 $398,500 20 Covewood Court Janice Engel 239.316.0074 Web ID 216060594 $399,900 Camelot #107 Paul Strong 239.404.3280 Web ID 217033308 $449,000 Cozumel #1506 Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 217059736 $1,550,000 159 South Seas Court Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 217060195 $2,600,000 641 Blackmore Court Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217028372 $1,150,000 1634 Barbados Court Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217079075 $1,255,000 643 Bimini Avenue Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 239.642.1133 Web ID 217032755 $635,000 9119 Cherry Oaks Lane ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 218001189 $399,000 Laguna #102 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217079208 $389,000 8402 Mallards Way Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 217037566 $1,199,000 Callista #204 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217002486 $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 Varenna #204 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 216078319 $449,000 3805 Cotton Green Path Drive Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217033594 $414,900 MARCO ISLAND FIDDLERS CREEK PremierSothebysRealty.com 186 Mentor Drive Laurie Humphreville 239.595.9707 Web ID 217070815 $575,000 The Strada #7209 Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web ID 217029751 $429,000 13503 Cambridge Lane Monica Rawn 239.272.3468 Web ID 217079068 $539,900 2255 Imperial Golf Course Boulevard Joe Garabed 239.571.5700 Web ID 218001610 $589,000 15275 Devon Green Lane Susan Barton 239.860.1412 Web ID 217003696 $589,900 Regatta #204 Frank Pezzuti 239.216.2445 Web ID 218000223 $729,000 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 BEACH MORE THAN 21,000 ASSOCIATES | 930 OFFICES WORLDWIDE 69 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. 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
B8 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYEstate home models available immediately in Quail WestQuail West, one of Stock Developments premier golf and resort-lifestyle communities located in North Naples, is one of the most prestigious luxury communities in Southwest Florida and one of the most beautiful. From the lush, tropical canopy at its approach, to its streets winding through majestic preserves and past manicured fairways and pristine lakes, Quail West is unmistakably unique to the real estate marketplace. So is the communitys amenity-rich lifestyle. Its 70,000-square-foot clubhouse, with casual and formal dining, glass-enclosed heated swimming pool, and lounge areas, has undergone a major expansion and renovation project, which in part included the opening of its new two-story, 12,000-square-foot fitness and wellness center with state-of-theart exercise equipment and rooms for yoga, Pilates, spinning classes and cardio workouts. The project also includes a new golf pro shop, the Market Caf, and an expansive indoor/outdoor seating area. Enhancements to the Lakes golf course, one of two 18-hole championship golf courses within the community, was also part of the changes taking place in Quail West. Behind the privacy gates of Quail West, nine furnished models are available for tours and purchase. A number of exciting new, unfurnished inventory homes are also available. Five of the nine models at Quail West are part of the Stock Custom Homes collection. The Cristale is a four-bedroom plus library/four-and-a-half-bath home with 4,427 square feet under air and 7,190 total square feet, including two, two-car garages with a porte-cochere and motor court. Cinnabar Designs Laurie Walter, CEO, and Diana Hall, President, were responsible for the homes interior design. It is priced at $3,580,105, fully furnished. The Atherton is a four-bedroom/four full-bath/two half-bath home with 4,554 square feet under air and nearly 7,000 total square feet, including two twocar garages. Charlotte Horvath of Soco Interiors was the mastermind behind the estate homes perfectly crafted design. It is priced at $3,266,980, fully furnished. The Aqualina is a four-bedroom/ four full-bath/two half-bath home with 4,937 square feet under air and 7,469 total square feet, including a three-car garage, plus golf cart storage. Christina Villalonga, senior designer for Marc Michaels Interior Design, created the homes interior. It is priced at $3,599,990, fully furnished. The Normandy II is a four-bedroom plus study/four-and-a-half-bath home with 4,124 square feet under air and 6,034 total square feet, including threecar garage. The home showcases an interior by Clive Daniel Home. It is priced at $2,249,990, fully furnished. The Ponte Vedra Grande is a fourbedroom plus study/four-and-a-half-bath home with 3,525 square feet under air and 5,116 total square feet including a threecar garage. KVS Designs was responsible for the interior design of the home. It is priced at $1,799,990, fully furnished. Other estate home models and inventory homes are also available for immediate purchase in Quail West. All were built by Southwest Floridas most respected builders including, Diamond Custom Homes, Fox Custom Homes, London Bay Homes, Emerald Homes, Florida Lifestyle Homes, and McGarvey Custom Homes. Diamond Custom Homes two-story, 5,541-square-foot Magnolia estate model, with four bedrooms plus library/fourand-a-half-baths, presents an interior by Lusia Lou Shafran, principal designer/ CEO at Pacifica Interior Design. It is priced at $3,695,000, fully furnished. Fox Custom Homes Casa Bellissima is a two-story, fourbedroom plus study/ four-and-a-half-bath estate model with 5,669 square feet of living area. Clive Daniel Home was responsible for its interior design. It is priced at $3,399,000, fully furnished. London Bay Homes Avignon estate model, with four bedrooms, a study, five full-baths and one half-bath, offers 5,895 square feet of living area and features an interior by Romanza Interior Design. It is priced at $4,975,000, fully furnished. Emerald Homes Ventalo model is a three-bedroom plus bonus room/threebath floor plan with 3,131 square feet under air and 4,092 total square feet. The home, located at the end of a cul-de-sac, is priced at $999,187, without furnishings. An optional furniture package is available for $62,000. Florida Lifestyle Homes has an incredible move-in ready home available and it overlooks the golf course. The Casa Kam is a four-bedroom plus study/fourand-a-half-bath plan with 3,538 square feet under air and 5,984 total square feet, including a three-car garage. Unfurnished, it is priced at $1,390,000. For those looking to purchase a home in early 2018, McGarvey Custom Homes has two future inventory homes currently under construction. The Beechwood is a four-bedroom plus study/four-and-a-half-bath home with 4,076 square feet under air and 6,927 total square feet, including a side-entry, three-car garage. It is currently priced at $3,400,000, including furnishings. The Southampton is a four-bedroom plus study/four-and-a-half-bath home with 4,475 square feet under air and 6,661 total square feet, including a side-entry, three-car garage. It is currently priced at $3,870,000, including furnishings. Eight spec homes and future models, by a number of builders, are in various phases of construction throughout the community and will be ready for occupancy in 2018. Visit Quail West today. Quail West is located east of Interstate 75. Take Exit 116 (Bonita Beach Road) east. Turn right on Bonita Grande Drive and follow the signs to the sales center, which is located on the right, just prior to the gatehouse. For additional information visit QuailWest.com. Top: Emerald Homes new Ventalo model features an inviting great room with intricate ceiling. Above Left: Florida Lifestyle Homes unfurnished Casa Kam, priced at $1,390,000, is available for immediate move-in. Above Middle: The two-story Magnolia model, by Diamond Custom Homes, features four bedrooms plus a library. Above Right: Fox Custom Homes Casa Bellissima model has 5,669 square feet of living area. Below: Stock Signature Homes Normandy II model has a spectacular living room with walls of retracting glass.ADVERTORIAL T E ld H V t l d l f t i i ti t i th i t t l d l f i t i li Ab L ft Fl id Li f t l H itili A
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 REAL ESTATE B9Simplified luxury living available at Talis ParkTalis Park offers a collection of penthousestyle condominiums, terrace homes and resort-style coach homes, all outfitted with premium accoutrements designed for luxury home buyers seeking the convenience of new, just bring your toothbrush residences. The minimum upkeep of these sophisticated homes creates a convenient, simplified lifestyle with the added benefits of security and privacy. Immediate access to fantastic amenities encourages wellbeing by allowing residents to enjoy active lives without paying separate gym fees or traveling across town to work out. I love the place, said resident Brian McArdle. Its so comfortable and I can actually work from my condo which makes it great. Talis Parks Vyne House, with casual and formal dining, spa and fitness centers, and resort-style atmosphere, is the center of social activity. The nearby Sports Complex offers tennis and bocce courts, pro shop and clubhouse, lap pool, and playground. Adjacent to the driving range, Casa Corteses pub-style setting is perfect for sports enthusiasts. Members also enjoy beach access via the Beach Runner, Talis Parks exclusive beach shuttle. Its more about a whole lifestyle than just a place to live, added Laurie McArdle. Theres always something to do. People are friendly, its beautiful surroundings. Whats not to like? The newly-constructed Carrara, Viansa, and Corsica Coach Home residences offer open-concept floorplans which allow homeowners to relax, eat and entertain in southwest Floridas temperate climate. Completed, 2,900 square feet penthouse-style condominiums with wraparound loggias are available for immediate occupancy in Lennars Carrara neighborhood, from the mid-$800s. A private Carrara hospitality area features a pool, covered pavilion, and grills. Viansas 2,350 square feet terrace homes refined designs balance everyday living with easy entertaining. Priced from the high $600s, each residence includes a private elevator foyer, island kitchen and dining area, balcony off the guest bedroom, and great room opening to the covered lanai. Viansa penthouse residences are available in 2,930 and 2,950 square feet, three-bedroom plus den floor plans, from the $900s. FrontDoor Communities resort-style Coach Homes at Corsica feature two floor plans with 2,532 and 3,382 air-conditioned square feet. From the $700s including a sports membership, these homes are highlighted by open-concept living areas customizable to individual preferences, including unique den/ study options and natural gas-powered outdoor kitchens. Each residence has a private garage accessible from the residence, private covered terrace off the owners bedroom, dual walk-in closets in the owners suite, covered lanai across the rear of the residence, and pavered motor courts and walkways. Furnished models are available for viewing daily. Visit the Garden House Information & Center at 16980 Livingston Road just north of Immokalee Road, or visit talispark.com. Top: The newly-completed Messina coach home model by FrontDoor Communities is available and open for viewing daily. Left: Completed penthouse-style condominiums are available for purchase and immediate occupancy in Lennars Carrara neighborhood. Below 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. Below Right: Each Viansa terrace home includes a 181 square-foot covered lanai and 49 square-foot balcony.ADVERTORIAL
B10 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYStock Development offers beautifully furnished models across SW Florida: 2017 sales volume reaches nearly $250 millionStock Developments home building division, including their Signature and Custom lines, has released its 2017 sales report, showing 231 new home sales worth more nearly $250 million. The company also increased its new home closing volume by three percent with 240 closings worth $260.2 million. Stock had a terrific year with an 11 percent increase in sales volume over 2016, said Claudine Lger-Wetzel, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Stock Signature Homes. For the new year, Stock has completed a vast array of beautifully furnished models and movein ready homes throughout Southwest Florida. This gives homebuyers an amazing opportunity to leave the bitter cold up north and enjoy the warm Florida sunshine this winter in a beautiful new, move-in ready home. Stock has an unparalleled selection of homes and neighborhoods to choose from. At Fiddlers Creek, Stock offers a secluded enclave of homes within the Marsh Cove community. It consists of 50 homesites along two intimate cul-de-sacs. More than half of the homesites offer water views. These are two beautifully furnished models in a phenomenal neighborhood, said Claudine Lger-Wetzel, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Stock Signature Homes. The finishing touches are being put on a third model, which will be complete this month. Two inventory homes have been through permitting and are scheduled to start construction soon. 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 $769,990, plus lot. 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. The home is priced at $1,357,120. 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 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. It is priced at $1,558,290. Acknowledged for their stunning beauty, Quail Wests Preserve and Lakes courses weave through grand estate, single-family and villa neighborhoods. The stunning 70,000-square-foot clubhouse complex includes formal dining, an enlarged and redesigned pre-function spaces, an amazing 12,000-squarefoot dedicated fitness and wellness building, a full-service salon and spa, a glass-enclosed indoor heated pool, and lighted Har-Tru tennis courts. Stock continues to open new beautifully firnished mocels at Quail West. The 4,238-square-foot Matera II estate residence offers four bedrooms, four-and-a-half baths, a study, formal living room with a fireplace and a wet bar, a formal dining room, a large island kitchen, family room and dinette, and multiple covered lanai spaces that include a summer kitchen, fireplace, dining and conversation areas, and a pool and spa. The plan includes a porte cochere, a three-car garage, and a two-car garage. The Matera II is priced at $2,884,170 and includes an interior design by Soco Interiors. The new Calista estate model is scheduled to open soon. The 5,506 square feet residence will include a sprawling great room and island kitchen, a formal dining room, a clubroom/library, four bedrooms, four full baths and two halfbaths, and an outdoor living area with an outdoor kitchen and dining area, a bar, conversation areas, and a pool and spa. A four-car garage is also included. The interiors earthy coastal design will feature bleached hardwood flooring and monochromatic, tonal color elements. The overall presence will be one of light Florida living with an air of casual barefoot elegance. The Calista is priced at $3,923,685. Please join us today 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 on Marco Island. Middle Left: The Atherton at Quail West. Middle Right: The Madison II at Fiddlers Creek Above: The Majestic II at Esplanade. Left: The Marigold great room. ADVERTORIAL o f T Q A
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. The rewards of life. Without ever leaving home.Its invigorating. Its rejuvenating. Its the perfect place to celebrate each and every thoughtful designs blend seamlessly into a carefree resort lifestyle and sundrenched days give way to glorious gulf sunsets. Forever views that are forever yours. Residences priced from $1.4 million. 13910 Old Coast Road, Naples, FL 34110 KaleaBay.com 239-793-0110 INVIGORATE
B12 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYBabcock Ranch adds Pulte and Lennar to the new hometowns list of builders National homebuilders Pulte and Lennar are enhancing the residential mix at Babcock Ranch, the worlds first sustainable, solar-powered hometown. The two homebuilders have recently introduced 26 floor plans appealing to a variety of lifestyles and homebuyers from active adults and empty nesters to growing families in need of a little more elbow room as well as NextGen homes offering a separate space for grandparents and live-in nannies. Babcock Ranch is a ground-breaking project, said Marc Taglieri, general sales manager for the PulteGroups Southwest Florida division. Any time a company like ours has the opportunity to work with a great developer like Kitson & Partners, were going to jump in. Kitson & Partners unwavering commitment to the environment and creating a town in harmony with nature is being realized on 18,000 acres with more than half set aside for green space. Located just northeast of Fort Myers off State Road 31, Babcock Ranch is proving smart growth and environmental preservation can work hand-in-hand, with an emphasis on water and energy conservation coupled with a walkable downtown and a return to the know-your-neighbors lifestyle. For Lennar, building at Babcock Ranch was a natural progression in the companys 64-year history. Lennar is honored and privileged to be part of the Babcock Ranch community, said Christina Traver, vice president of marketing for Lennars Southwest Florida division. Our initiatives and the towns align in key areas, from our Everythings Included homes, to green technology and solar/gas features, and our focus on lifestyle-driven communities. The value that the EI concept brings to Babcock Ranch can expand the buyer profile for all generations. Offering twin villas starting in the $190,000s, Lennars 14 floor plans in Trails Edge include oneand two-story homes, two to six bedrooms and 1,417 to over 3,800 square feet of living space. The builder has raised the bar for its Everythings Included brand by incorporating Wi-Fi Certified design to enhance livability. Lennar has partnered with the most reputable technology brands and Amazon to enable homeowners to do things like control door locks, blinds, lights and more, all from the sound of their voice through Alexa, Traver said. Were the first national builder to offer this exciting technology in our homes. Six Lennar model homes are currently under construction at Babcock Ranch, with the first expected to be completed in earlyto mid-March. They include the two-bedroom, 1,564-square-foot twin villa Queen floor plan and five singlefamily models showcasing the versatility and livability of its executive and manor series that feature plan-specific formal living and dining rooms, second-floor lofts, great rooms, dens, three-car garages and bonus rooms. The design of Lennars largest home, the 3,867-square-foot NextGen Washingtonia, incorporates a separate ground-floor living space with an attached one-car garage, private bedroom and bath, living room and kitchenette. Pulte offers four plans and move-in ready homes in Lake Timber, each with alley-loading two-car garages and oneand two-story designs offering three to five bedrooms and 1,758 to nearly 3,300 square feet of living space. Taglieri expects the homes to be completed in March, including the Arbordale, a threebedroom, two-bath model featuring an open concept gathering room, caf and kitchen within 1,980 total square feet. Pulte also has started construction of two model homes in its Parkside neighborhood, including one of its active adult floor plans. The Summerwood offers room for a golf cart in its garage, a flex room and the option for a second-floor loft with a fifth bedroom. Its second model is the 2,160-square-foot Oasis. Both models are expected to open in April. Pultes eight Parkside floor plans offer two to five bedrooms, 1,670 to 3,293 square feet, and expansive options to extend lanais and garages; to add sunrooms, game rooms, and a second floor; and to upgrade kitchens and baths. Taglieri said its 12 Babcock Ranch plans are life tested. We conduct focus groups to find out what homebuyers are looking for. Among the sought-after features are open great rooms and an emphasis on outdoor living. Pultes homes start in the mid-$200,000s. Were offering affordable products for a variety of buyers, he said. Trails Edge and Parkside are Babcock Ranchs two newest neighborhoods, located east of Founders Square, the downtown district and the heart of the communitys neighborly lifestyle. Sidewalks and pathways will connect future residents to downtown, where a leisurely walk brings you to Table & Tap restaurant, Slaters Goods and Provisions with a rainbow of farm-fresh produce and other necessities, Square Scoops Coffee & Creamery, and Curry Creek Outfitters with kayak and bike rentals. Children can walk to the towns own Babcock Neighborhood School. A sprawling downtown park offers a lakefront bandshell, boardwalk, covered pavilions, and charging stations for electronics, including cars. Autonomous shuttles will soon provide transportation between model homes and Founders Square. The towns emphasis on health and well-being will include 50 miles of planned biking and hiking trails, a walkable community plan, and a full calendar of fitness classes from boot camp and cardio to Run at the Ranch and yoga. The opening of the health and wellness center in March expands on that lifestyle with a half-court basketball gym, weight room, juice bar, cardio and Pilates studios, and an outdoor six-lane saltwater pool. The center also will offer occupational and physical therapy and a medical clinic. Model homes in Lake Timber by Babcock Ranchs five other builders Castle Harbour Homes, Florida Lifestyle Homes, Fox Premier Builders, Homes by Towne, and Stock Classic Homes are base-priced from the $350,000s to $750,000s and are open for viewing. Find your new home at Southwest Floridas new hometown by visiting the Discovery Center at 42850 Crescent Loop in Babcock Ranch, calling 877709-6620, or exploring online at www. BabcockRanch.com. Top: Babcock Ranchs downtown district including the Babcock Neighborhood School is within walking and biking distance from the new Trails Edge and Parkside neighborhoods. Above Left: Pulte offers four alley-loading floor plans in Lake Timber, including the Arbordale, with 1,980 square feet of living space. Above Right: Lennars Washingtonia model includes NextGen features, including a separate ground-floor living space. Below Left: Lennars Queen twin villa offers a spacious two-bedroom home within 1,564 square feet of living space. Below Right: Pultes Parkside neighborhood offers floor plans with two to five bedrooms and up to 3,293 square feet. TBbkRhdtdititildithBbkN ADVERTORIAL Neighborhood School is within walking and biking distance from the ne w Nihb fth
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B14 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYRonto now accepting reservations for new Eleven Eleven Central communityThe Ronto Group announced it is accepting reservations for Phase I residences at Eleven Eleven Central, a new walkable/ bikeable, access-controlled community to be built by Ronto on Central Avenue between 10th Street and Goodlette-Frank Road in downtown Naples. The project will be built in three phases and include a total of 210 residences in three cleanlined four-story over parking buildings at completion. The 62-unit Phase I offering features five light-filled twobedroom, two-bedroom plus den, and three-bedroom open-concept floor plans ranging from 1,407 to 2,297 square feet of total living space, including covered outdoor balconies. Pre-construction pricing starts in the low-$500s. Eleven Eleven Central offers a convenient, maintenance-free, walkable/ bikeable downtown lifestyle and a comprehensive array of amenities typically reserved for residents of master planned communities. With Fifth Avenue South just five blocks away, Eleven Eleven Central residents will enjoy immediate access to downtown Naples shopping, dining, and entertainment attractions, as well as the beach that is just three-quarters of a mile away via the sidewalks and bike lanes on Central Avenue. A community beach shuttle is planned. Eleven Eleven Centrals location also provides ready access to Baker Park and the Gordon River Pedestrian Bridge and Boardwalk being developed by the City of Naples on the east side of Goodlette-Frank Road to connect Central Avenue and downtown Naples to the Gordon River Greenway along a pedestrian and bicycle friendly route. With its downtown location and array of amenities, Eleven Eleven Central will serve as a master planned oasis in the heart of Naples. Homebuyers will no longer need to choose between living in fully amenitized gated communities removed from the downtown district or living in a less amenity rich environment downtown. Eleven Eleven Central provides both a full complement of amenities and a downtown location. Scheduled for completion in Phase I, the communitys approximately 60,000 square feet courtyard amenity deck will feature a 3,500 square feet resort-style pool with two 90-foot lap lanes, chaise lounges and poolside tables, two spas, outdoor showers, poolside cabanas, grills, a cabana bar and grilling area with large screen televisions, multiple fire pits with built-in seating, a hammock lawn, a life-sized outdoor chess set, a yoga stretching area, and two bocce ball courts. The outdoor amenities will be expanded during Phase II to include a 20,400-square foot Courtyard Park with park benches, a putting green, a yoga lawn, and fenced dog runs. Inside, Eleven Eleven Central will invite residents to enjoy a nearly 4,000-square foot clubroom with a bar, billiards tables, card tables, large screen televisions, and a catering kitchen adjacent to an outdoor grill and fire pit. A fitness center also measuring nearly 4,000-square feet will include a stretching and functional movement area, exercise equipment, massage rooms, and rest rooms. Six community guest suites will be provided for visiting friends and family members. Resident storage and bike storage areas will be included. Our Naples Square project at 5th Avenue South and Goodlette-Frank Road offers a walkable/bikeable lifestyle that has transformed the way people live in downtown Naples, said Ronto Group president Anthony Solomon. Eleven Eleven Central will continue that transformation while contributing to the growth of professional, dining, and retail enterprises on the east side of Tamiami Trail. Our intention was to provide the things that make Naples so popular sun, fun, and luxury. The location will put residents right in the middle of downtowns action and excitement. The beach, galleries, restaurants, and shopping are all within easy walking distance. At the same time, our residents will enjoy all the sun, fun, and luxury they want right at home. Frankly, there is no other community or residential building in Old Naples that offers the amenities that are included in the Eleven Eleven Central design. Homebuyers no longer need to choose between a downtown location or a fully amenitized master planned community lifestyle. Now they can have both. The courtyard amenity deck and Courtyard Park will be the heart of the community. Theres nothing else like it in all of Naples. Every Eleven Eleven Central floor plan includes an outdoor balcony with views of the amenity courtyard or the surrounding neighborhood. Each residence will feature luxurious standard finishes or optional finishes that will allow each resident to finish their home to suit their individual preferences. Standard finishes in the openconcept living areas include 10-foot ceilings, smooth walls with finish paint and 8-inch clean-lined baseboards, polished chrome lever style door hardware, porcelain tile flooring, 8-foot two-panel solid core interior doors, 8-foot sliding glass doors and exterior doors, and Whirlpool front load electric washers and dryers. Standard features in the open kitchen designs showcase large working islands, stainless steel undermount sinks, granite or quartz countertops with a four-inch backsplash, North American Cabinets, and a Whirlpool stainless steel appliance package, including a slide in range with a convection oven and a French door counter depth refrigerator. Standard features in the owners bath include under-mount sinks, a 60 by 32-inch tub, framed glass shower doors, 36-inch height vanities, comfort height elongated toilets, and chrome fixtures. The Ronto Group is also developing the Naples Square community in downtown Naples; the Seaglass highrise tower at Bonita Bay; the TwinEagles gated golf course community in North Naples; and Orange Blossom Naples, a community located at 1948 Oil Well Road that offers a fully amenitized affordable resort lifestyle. The Eleven Eleven Central Sales Gallery located at 100 Goodlette-Frank Road South in downtown Naples is open daily. Visit ElevenElevenCentral.com. c i n 8 c c s g W a o w m t N p i n v d t s Above: The Ronto Group is accepting reservations for Phase I residences at Eleven Eleven Central, a new walkable/bikeable, access-controlled community to be built on Central Avenue between 10th Street and Goodlette-Frank Road in downtown Naples. Left: The Eleven Eleven Central Phase I offering features five light-filled twobedroom, two-bedroom plus den, and threebedroom open-concept floor plans ranging from 1,407 to 2,297 square feet of total living space, including covered outdoor balconies. Below Left: Eleven Eleven Central residents will enjoy a nearly 4,000-square foot clubroom with a bar, billiards tables, card tables, large screen televisions, and a catering kitchen adjacent to an outdoor grill and fire pit.ADVERTORIAL AbThRtGiti w h e w h e A r e E a o G L I b b fr s B w c t a c a A
B16 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYEven more to love at London Bay Homes second Port Royal Estate modelSpeechless. I cant even tell you how many times my husband and I just stood in silence taking in the views or only simply could get out the word wow as we toured London Bay Homes custom estate model at 4375 Gordon Drive in Port Royal. It started the moment we stepped inside and saw right out to the glistening water of Cutlass C ove, the mangroves of Keewaydin Island and the picturesque foliageframed pass that provides quick access to the Gulf of Mexico. Hello, boat, I thought as I walked up to the great rooms floor-to-ceiling windows, my eye diverted to the pools shimmering mosaic gray tile. I imagined the parties and overnight guests we could host throughout its 6,394 square feet either in the formal dining room or on the large patio, which has an outdoor kitchen. Then, I followed the steps down to a secluded firepit, my husband and Toby Cloutier, our London Bay Homes sales executive, trying to keep up. I soaked in the view then turned to look at the pool, noticing the two water features on each side of the steps and three water spouts in the wall above the pool. All finished in the same beautiful mosaic tile. Although the model is under construction, I could easily envision the calming sight and sound of the water. Toby pointed out the rounded tiled edges of the spa bench. Its very comfortable, he said. I marveled at that obvious attention to detail something Ive never seen before and how the pools water will be flush with the deck surface. Inside, we discovered more features and finishes weve come to recognize as an enhanced luxury of a London Bay home, with interior design by Romanza. Details like an opaque glass window between the dining room and floating staircase, light ash wood flooring, lacquered kitchen cabinets, and the sheen of gold subway tiled walls in one guest shower and the blue in another. Our love affair with Naples has reached the point where were very serious about buying a new home, and London Bay is our first choice. Weve been exploring the many opportunities offered by its Naples Collection, which features fully furnished custom models and the option to build on a homesite of our choice. London Bays downtown estates were just a quick stroll to Fifth Avenue South and our favorite bartender at Bar Tulia. Then, Toby introduced us to the two models on Gordon Drive, near the southern point of Port Royal and our vision became even grander. At 4375 Gordon Drive, wed have membership eligibility at the beachfront Cutlass Cove Beach Club and a larger private dock for a 37-foot boat. This estate has four guest rooms on its second floor and amenities that would accommodate our many visitors an elevator, loft and lounge sitting areas, a wet bar and a terrace overlooking the pool and cove. One VIP suite has a large bay window with glorious cove views; another is a guest apartment with its own morning bar. Each has a resortstyle bathroom. The first-floor master suite is also incredible, and the bedroom has a floorto-ceiling bay window overlooking the cove. There are also two large walk-in closets with plenty of room for my new designer outfits from Marissa Collections on nearby Third Street South, a lovely shopping and dining district we recently discovered. The estate also has a study for my husband to work from home, although he recently confessed hes rethinking that plan. Theres just so much to do in Naples I dont think I could concentrate. I cant let you have all the fun, he joked. Ah, so the plot thickens: It looks like well be buying a home pretty soon. To schedule a visit and learn more about London Bay Homes exclusive downtown Naples opportunities, call Toby Cloutier at 239-280-7367 or visit LondonBay.com. Top: The model will showcase water views with floor-to-ceiling windows and sliding glass doors that open to outdoor gathering areas. Above: London Bay Homes new model in Port Royal will offer 6,394 square feet of living space.ADVERTORIALI cant even tell you how many times my husband and I just stood in silence taking in the views or only simply could get out the word wow as we toured London Bay Homes custom estate model at 4375 Gordon Drive in Port Royal.
DIAMOND CUSTOM HOMES | EMERALD HOMES | FLORIDA LIFESTYLE HOMES | FOX CUSTOM BUILDERS | LONDON BAY HOMES MCGARVEY CUSTOM HOMES | SEAGATE DEVELOPMENT GROUP | STOCK SIGNATURE HOMES 6289 BURNHAM ROAD | NAPLES, FL 34119 | 239.592.1010 | QUAILWEST.COMFrom $1 million to over $7 million BROKER PARTICIPATION WELCOME. ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. NOT AN OFFERING WHERE PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW. PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. FLStockDevelopment QUAIL WEST REALTY, EXCLUSIVE SALES AGENT, LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKER ATHERTONSTOCK CUSTOM HOMES 4 bedrooms & 5 1/2 baths | $3,266,980 CASA BELLISIMA furnished FOX CUSTOM BUILDERS 4 bedrooms & 4 1/2 baths | $3,399,000 CASA KAM FLORIDA LIFESTYLE HOMES 4 bedrooms & 4 1/2 baths | $1,390,000 CRISTALE furnished STOCK CUSTOM HOMES 4 bedrooms & 4 1/2 baths | $3,580,105 BEECHWOODMCGARVEY CUSTOM HOMES 4 bedrooms & 4 + 2 1/2 baths | $3,400,000 VENTALO EMERALD HOMES 3 bedrooms & 3 baths | $999,187 MAGNOLIA furnished DIAMOND CUSTOM HOMES 4 bedrooms & 4 1/2 baths | $3,695,000 AVIGNON furnished LONDON BAY HOMES 4 bedrooms & 5-1/2 baths | $4,975,000 A sampling of our luxury estate homes MAGNIFICENT: THE SE UEL. QCome discover the BEST-SELLING LUXURY COMMUNITY in Naples.This is one of Naples most celebrated private golf communities, fresh from a complete restoration of the two Arthur Hills championship courses, the Winter 2018 debut of a beautifully renovated 70,000 sq.ft. clubhouse with indoor & outdoor dining and a brand new 12,000 sq.ft. tness center. Discover Southwest Floridas most coveted lifestyle, featuring a collection of ne estate homes by the areas master homebuilders, with exquisite models to tour and many ready-to-enjoy residences. PENDING PENDING
RoyalShellRealEstate.com | 239. 2 Florida Locations: Bonita Springs/Ester o Naples/Marco Island, O North Carolina Locations: Ca s and Sapphire Vall e 1201 GALLEON DR., NAPLES http://royalshell.me/galleondrive Extraordinary 5 BR, 6 BA Estate, Over 9,700 S.F. $13,975,000 MLS 217020067 Call for Details! 239.213.9100 OPEN 1/11 1/14 1:00PM 4:00PM PORT ROYAL 5889 SUNNYSLOPE DR., NAPLES Looks Like The Hamptons Outside Outstanding Views from Every Room $3,795,000 MLS 217054229 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 NEW PRICE OPEN 1/14 1:00PM 4:00PM QUAIL WEST 665 FOUNTAINHEAD WAY, NAPLES Tranquility, a Contemporary Zen Design Over 9,000 S.F. Indoor/Outdoor Living Space $3,795,000 MLS 217029954 Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 PARK SHORE 60 EUGENIA DR., NAPLES $2,995,000 MLS 217046134 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 4916 CRAYTON RD., NAPLES $1,999,000 MLS 217064146 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 4851 BONITA BAY BLVD. #802, BONITA $1,825,000 MLS 216040817 Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 4731 BONITA BAY BLVD. #1503, BONITA 3BR+Den,3.5BA,3,417S.F.,GrandLanai BreathtakingGulf&BayViews $1,650,000 MLS 217070948 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3544 BONITA BAY HORIZONS 1530 5TH. AVE. S. #C213, NAPLES Boater's Paradise in the Heart of Naples Furnished 3-Story Townhome w/Private Elevator $1,399,000 MLS 217046718 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 NAPLES BAY RESORT 26342 AUGUSTA CREEK CT., BONITA Visit AugustaCreek.com for Details 3 BR, 3 BA + Den, Furnished $1,349,000 MLS 217037961 Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 OPEN 1/14 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY AUGUSTA CREEK 9847 BAY MEADOW, ESTERO $1,275,000 MLS 217068478 Greg Lewis, The Lewis Team 239.287.1158 3390 OAK HAMMOCK CT., BONITA $1,199,000 MLS 217076356 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 445 DOCKSIDE DR. #204, NAPLES $1,193,250 MLS 217074759 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.325.3505 4811 ISLAND POND CT. #1203, BONITA Penthouse 2,382 S.F. Under Air $1,100,000 MLS 217041042 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 BONITA BAY BAYVIEW 3080 LAUREL RIDGE CT., BONITA Custom Built 4 BR, 3 BA + Den, 3-Car Garage Entertainer's Delight, Numerous Upgrades $920,000 MLS 217064496 Sandy Kass, The Fagan Team 239.292.4044 OPEN 1/14 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY LAUREL RIDGE 185 4TH ST. S. #2, NAPLES Located in Olde Naples Newly Renovated 2-Story Townhouse $899,000 MLS 217073417 Steven Fenttiman 239.777.2341 SOMERDALE 15258 BURNABY DR., NAPLES 3 Bedroom + Study, 4 Bathroom Home Porcelain Tile, Granite & Marble Countertops $899,000 MLS 217073080 Zach Fischer 239.777.7500 AUDUBON COUNTRY CLUB 9084 WINDSWEPT DR., ESTERO $779,000 MLS 217070986 Greg Lewis, The Lewis Team 239.287.1159 23850 VIA ITALIA CIR. #105, ESTERO $745,000 MLS 217039527 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 22211 KENWOOD ISLE DR., ESTERO $660,000 MLS 217027938 Greg Lewis, The Lewis Team 239.287.1158 29141 BRENDISI WAY #102, NAPLES $615,713 MLS 217078070 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.325.3505 3935 TORRENS CT., NAPLES Meticulous 3 BR + Den, 2.5 BA Estate Home Gorgeous Custom Saltwater Pool & Spa $600,000 MLS 217079654 Loretta Young, Team LaVita 239.450.5022 NEW PRICE RIVERSTONE 9999 SAINT MORITZ DR., MIROMAR LAKES 3 BR, 2 BA, Pool Home w/Waterfall Granite Kitchen, Tile & Hardwood Flooring $578,900 MLS 218000209 John Aycock 239.777.9898 NEW LISTING MIROMAR LAKES 7826MARTINOCIR.,NAPLES 3Bedrooms+Den,2.5Bathroomsw/Pool BeautifulLake&SunsetViews $574,900 MLS 217077596 DottiFagan,TheFaganTeam 239.272.4946 OPEN 1/14 1:00PM 4:00PM FIRANO AT NAPLES 6750 BENT GRASS DR., NAPLES Lakefront Pool Home w/Large Lanai 3 BR, 2 BA, Dining, Living & Family Rooms $569,000 MLS 217078415 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 NEW LISTING LELY REOSRT 4081 BAYHEAD DR. #204, BONITA $569,000 MLS 217069250 Sandy Kass, The Fagan Team 239.292.4044 28361 TASCA DR., BONITA $559,500 MLS 217068947 Mike Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.340.5455 1930 GULF SHORE BLVD N. #C203, NAPLES $550,000 MLS 217026301 Liz Appling 239.272.7202 2843 TIBURON BLVD. E. #7-101, NAPLES $549,000 MLS 217050017 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 25961 NESTING CT. #101, BONITA Unobstructed Lake, Golf & Preserve Views Glassed-In Lanai, 3 BR, 2.5 BA, 2-Car Garage $539,000 MLS 217027383 Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.777.2441 OPEN 1/14 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY EAGLES NEST 9832 ALHAMBRA LN., BONITA 3 BR + Den, 2 BA, Pool Home Being Sold with All New Furnishings $515,000 MLS 217036495 Jim Griffith, The Boeglin Team 239.322.2409 OPEN 1/14 1:00PM 4:00PM SPANISH WELLS 4713 MONTEGO POINTE WAY #201, BONITA TurnkeyFurnished,2ndFloorCondo 3BR,2BA,1-CarGarage,OpenFloorPlan $435,000 MLS 217029579 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 BONITA BAY 28729 MEGAN DR., BONITA 2 BR + Den, 2 BA, 2,248 S.F., 2-Car Garage Pool, Golf Course Views, Gated Community $429,000 MLS 217078975 Meli Chelon-Gumma 239.273.3974 NEW LISTING OPEN 1/14 1:00PM 4:00PM SPANISH WELLS 14071 TIVOLI TER., BONITA $419,000 MLS 217020785 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 25200 GOLDCREST DR. #521, BONITA $410,000 MLS 217031479 Larry Bell 239.919.4404 28616 CLINTON LN., BONITA $409,000 MLS 217064795 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 4313 MONTALVO CT., NAPLES $409,000 MLS 217067347 Pam Olsen 239.464.6873 9719 ACQUA CT. #221, NAPLES TCP Golf Membership Included 2 BR + Den, 2 BA, Resort Living $349,000 MLS 217059223 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 OPEN 1/14 1:00PM 4:00PM TREVISO BAY 491 VERANDA WAY #B106, NAPLES 1st Floor End Unit, 2 BR + Den, 2 BA Golf, Tennis & All Amenities Included $329,900 MLS 217046626 Liz Appling 239.272.7202 OPEN 1/14 1:00PM 4:00PM COUNTRYSIDE 12021 COVENT GARDEN CT. #2701, NAPLES 2nd Floor End Unit, 2,045 S.F. Under Air Beautifully Updated, Full 2-Car Garage $315,000 MLS 217021512 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 OPEN 1/14 1:00PM 4:00PM TWIN EAGLES 3421 MORNING LAKE DR. #201, ESTERO 2nd Floor, 2 BR + Den, "Elevator Ready" Large Bonus Room, 2-Car Attached Garage $299,900 MLS 217077334 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 OPEN 1/14 1:00PM 4:00PM COCONUT SHORES 20130 GOLDEN PANTHER DR. #3, ESTERO $265,000 MLS 217067983 Carol Jones 239.250.4310 10791 HALFMOON SHOAL RD. #202, ESTERO $237,900 MLS 218000107 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 25756 AMELIA WAY #203, BONITA $229,500 MLS 217072418 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 27079 MATHESON AVE. #107, BONITA $175,000 MLS 217067046 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078
2 13.9100 | RoyalShellRentals.com o Cape Coral, Captiva Island, Fort Myers, cala and Sanibel Island s hiers/Lake Glenville, Highlands e y/Lake Toxaway 1201 GALLEON DR., NAPLES $13,975,000 MLS 217020067 Call for Details! 239.213.9100 5889 SUNNYSLOPE DR., NAPLES $3,795,000 MLS 217054229 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 665 FOUNTAINHEAD WAY, NAPLES $3,795,000 MLS 217029954 Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 60 EUGENIA DR., NAPLES Mediterranean Transitional Luxury Estate Spectacular, One-of-a-Kind, 6+ BR, 7 BA Home $2,995,000 MLS 217046134 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 NEW PRICE PINE RIDGE ESTATES 4916 CRAYTON RD., NAPLES Totally Remodeled 3 BR, 2 BA, Pool Home Lanai w/Outdoor Kitchen $1,999,000 MLS 217064146 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 OPEN 1/14 1:00PM 4:00PM PARK SHORE 4851 BONITA BAY BLVD. #802, BONITA Visit Tavira802.com for Details 3 Bedrooms, 3 Full Bathrooms, 2-Car Garage $1,825,000 MLS 216040817 Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 OPEN 1/14 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY TAVIRA 4731 BONITA BAY BLVD. #1503, BONITA $1,650,000 MLS 217070948 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3544 1530 5TH. AVE. S. #C213, NAPLES $1,399,000 MLS 217046718 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 26342 AUGUSTA CREEK CT., BONITA $1,349,000 MLS 217037961 Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 9847 BAY MEADOW, ESTERO 4 En Suite BR, 5 BA, 2-Story Home in Sweet Bay SW Lake View, Pavered Deck, Heated Pool/Spa $1,275,000 MLS 217068478 Greg Lewis, The Lewis Team 239.287.1158 OPEN 1/14 1:00PM 4:00PM SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS 3390 OAK HAMMOCK CT., BONITA Gracious 4 BR, 3 BA w/Golf Course Views Circular Drive and Rear Entry 3-Car Garage $1,199,000 MLS 217076356 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 NEW LISTING OPEN 1/14 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY CREEKSIDE 445 DOCKSIDE DR. #204, NAPLES Gorgeous Waterfront Views Beautifully Renovated by BCB Homes $1,193,250 MLS 217074759 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.325.3505 OPEN 1/14 1:00PM 4:00PM PELICAN ISLE 4811 ISLAND POND CT. #1203, BONITA $1,100,000 MLS 217041042 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 3080 LAUREL RIDGE CT., BONITA $920,000 MLS 217064496 Sandy Kass, The Fagan Team 239.292.4044 185 4TH ST. S. #2, NAPLES $899,000 MLS 217073417 Steven Fenttiman 239.777.2341 15258 BURNABY DR., NAPLES $899,000 MLS 217073080 Zach Fischer 239.777.7500 9084 WINDSWEPT DR., ESTERO Hawthorne, Bardmoor Model, 3 BR, 3 BA + Den Golf & Lake View, Large Great Room, 2-Car Garage $779,000 MLS 217070986 Greg Lewis, The Lewis Team 239.287.1159 OPEN 1/14 1:00PM 4:00PM SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS 23850 VIA ITALIA CIR. #105, ESTERO Rare 3 BR, 3 BA, 1st Floor Unit Incredible Outdoor Patio $745,000 MLS 217039527 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 THE COLONY 22211 KENWOOD ISLE DR., ESTERO Kenwood, 4 BR, 3 BA, Turnkey Pool/Spa, Paver Deck, Quiet & Private $660,000 MLS 217027938 Greg Lewis, The Lewis Team 239.287.1158 NEW PRICE SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS 29141 BRENDISI WAY #102, NAPLES Highly Desirable Coach Home w/Golf View 3 BR + Den, 3 BA, 2-Car Garage, Walk-In Entry $615,713 MLS 217078070 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.325.3505 OPEN 1/14 1:00PM 4:00PM MEDITERRA BRENDISI 3935 TORRENS CT., NAPLES $600,000 MLS 217079654 Loretta Young, Team LaVita 239.450.5022 9999 SAINT MORITZ DR., MIROMAR LAKES $578,900 MLS 218000209 John Aycock 239.777.9898 7826MARTINOCIR.,NAPLES $574,900 MLS 217077596 DottiFagan,TheFaganTeam 239.272.4946 6750 BENT GRASS DR., NAPLES $569,000 MLS 217078415 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 4081 BAYHEAD DR. #204, BONITA 3 BR, 2.5 BA, 2-Car Garage, 2nd Floor Southwest Corner, Turnkey Furnished $569,000 MLS 217069250 Sandy Kass, The Fagan Team 239.292.4044 OPEN 1/14 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY LAKESIDE 28361 TASCA DR., BONITA Stunning Pool Home, Completely Updated Private Pavered Lanai w/Pool & Spa $559,500 MLS 217068947 Mike Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.340.5455 OPEN 1/14 1:00PM 4:00PM SPANISH WELLS 1930 GULF SHORE BLVD N. #C203, NAPLES Totally Remodeled, 3 BR, 2 BA Condo On the Bay Across from the Beach $550,000 MLS 217026301 Liz Appling 239.272.7202 OPEN 1/14 1:00PM 4:00PM MOORINGS 2843 TIBURON BLVD. E. #7-101, NAPLES Spacious 3 BR, 2 BA Condo w/2-Car Garage Over 2,100 S.F. of Living in Ritz Carlton Resort $549,000 MLS 217050017 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 OPEN 1/14 1:00PM 4:00PM TIBURON CASTILLO 25961 NESTING CT. #101, BONITA $539,000 MLS 217027383 Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.777.2441 9832 ALHAMBRA LN., BONITA $515,000 MLS 217036495 Jim Griffith, The Boeglin Team 239.322.2409 4713 MONTEGO POINTE WAY #201, BONITA $435,000 MLS 217029579 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 28729 MEGAN DR., BONITA $429,000 MLS 217078975 Meli Chelon-Gumma 239.273.3974 14071 TIVOLI TER., BONITA Lake & Golf Course Views Great Room Design w/Wide & Open Kitchen $419,000 MLS 217020785 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 OPEN 1/14 1:00PM 4:00PM PALMIRA GOLF & CC 25200 GOLDCREST DR. #521, BONITA 2nd Floor, 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath Condo Well Maintained, Attached 2-Car Garage $410,000 MLS 217031479 Larry Bell 239.919.4404 OPEN 1/14 1:00PM 4:00PM PELICAN LANDING 28616 CLINTON LN., BONITA 2 BR, 2 BA + Den, Near Beaches Open Floor Plan, Newer Kitchen $409,000 MLS 217064795 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 OPEN 1/14 1:00PM 4:00PM VANDERBILT LAKES 4313 MONTALVO CT., NAPLES Oakmont 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2-Car Garage Freshly Painted Inside, New Carpet $409,000 MLS 217067347 Pam Olsen 239.464.6873 VILLAGE WALK 9719 ACQUA CT. #221, NAPLES $349,000 MLS 217059223 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 491 VERANDA WAY #B106, NAPLES $329,900 MLS 217046626 Liz Appling 239.272.7202 12021 COVENT GARDEN CT. #2701, NAPLES $315,000 MLS 217021512 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 3421 MORNING LAKE DR. #201, ESTERO $299,900 MLS 217077334 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 20130 GOLDEN PANTHER DR. #3, ESTERO Furnished Townhouse, 3 BR, 3 BA Lake, Preserve, Golf Course View $265,000 MLS 217067983 Carol Jones 239.250.4310 OPEN 1/14 1:00PM 4:00PM WILDCAT RUN 10791 HALFMOON SHOAL RD. #202, ESTERO 2 BR, 2 BA Coach Home, 1,392 S.F., Turnkey Picturesque Lake Views, Open & Spacious $237,900 MLS 218000107 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 NEW LISTING THE BROOKS LIGHTHOUSE BAY 25756 AMELIA WAY #203, BONITA 2 BR, 2 BA, 2nd Floor, Remodeled Condo Spacious Living Area & Open Kitchen $229,500 MLS 217072418 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 OPEN 1/14 1:00PM 4:00PM VILLAGES OF BONITA 27079 MATHESON AVE. #107, BONITA 1st Floor Condo, Screened Lanai Furnishings Negotiable $175,000 MLS 217067046 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 NEW PRICE GARDENS
THE STRAND 5 906 BARCLAY LANE If you want to expand your outdoor living space, this is the property for you. Huge under-cover lanai and large pool deck with sunny SE exposure. Wide lake and golf views. 4BR/3BA $799,000Lovely nishes and quality updates to this freestanding property with excellent golf course and lake views. This one has everything. Furnishings available. 4BR+Den/3BA $579,000 Meticulously maintained property with southern exposure and extended outdoor space. Wood oors, SS appliances and granite kitchen counter tops, updated AC and pool heater. 3BR+Den/2BA $615,000 Lovely free standing villa with large outdoor space. SS kitchen appliances, updated lighting and fan xtures. Updated AC. 2 plus golf cart garage. Lovely golf view. 2BR/2BA $439,00ANAS PLACE 6017 ASHFORD LANE THE LINKS 6 060 FAIRWAY COURT SAWGRASS 5843 P ERSIMMON WAYMindy Young, 248-0258 MYoung@JohnRWood.com www.Y oungAndYoungerInNaples.com THE STRAND OPEN HOUSE, SUNDAY JAN. 14, 1PM OPEN HOUSE, SUNDAY JAN. 14, 1PMActive Tennis & Golf Community www.Y oungAndYoungerInNaples.com 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 | $998,500PARK SHORE SURFSEDGENaples | $429,900THE STRAND TROPHY CLUBNaples | $2,995,000PELICAN BAY ST. RAPHAEL Naples | $795,000PARK SHORE COLONADE OPEN HOUSE 1/14 1 P.M.-4 P.M. PENDINGSothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONSGORDIEANDMARK.COMCALL US TODAY OPEN HOUSE 1/14 1 P.M.-4 P.M.
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B22 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYClosings begin on Tower 1 at Kalea BayRooftop amenities now in placeThe construction on Tower 1 at Kalea Bay, the gated, resortlifestyle, high-rise community located on Vanderbilt Drive in North Naples, has been completed and closings have begun to take place. According to Inga Lodge, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Kalea Bay, 100 of the towers 120 residences are scheduled to be closed by the end of January. The transformation of this property over the past few months has been phenomenal, Lodge said. And the reception among both residents and prospects reflects that. From the clubhouse and all its amenities to Tower 1 itself, Kalea Bay is truly stunning. The completion of the tower and the commencement of closings comes just weeks after the buildings rooftop amenities were completed, including the rooftop pool, which is surrounded by comfortable chaise lounges, dining tables and chairs, and plush conversation areas, the sky lounge, and an openair fitness center with cantilevered roof that opens and closes. 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 Lodge. From up 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. She added, We had very high expectations for our sky amenities and I must admit that those expectations have been exceeded on every level. Only six units remain in Tower 1. Residences in Tower 2, which was released for sale in the summer of 2017, are also available. The 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 3,919 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 Tower 1, the construction of Kalea Bays 88,000-square-foot club amenity center has also been completed. Kalea Bays main amenity area is located on the north side of the large lake at the communitys entrance. The clubhouse features three individual pools, including a resort pool, an adultsonly pool and a childrens pool, plus an expansive pool deck, a poolside bistro, open-air bar, an indoor/outdoor restaurant, a sundries shop, and a state-of-theart fitness center. All three pools overlook the lake and provide a multitude of recreational options for everyone who lives and visits here, said Lodge. Expansive sun decks with lounge chairs and native, tropical plants separate each of the three pools for the ultimate in privacy. If basking in the sun or taking a refreshing dip in the pool isnt on a residents schedule, perhaps meeting friends for lunch, dinner or drinks is. What better way to celebrate the good life in Florida than meeting family and friends for drinks while watching the sun set over the Gulf of Mexico, 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. 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, two-tenths of a mile. Call (239) 793-0110 or visit KaleaBay.com. ADVERTORIAL Top: The rooftop amenities at Kalea Bays first tower are completed, including the pool and furnished sun deck. Above Left: All master bedrooms have views towards the Gulf of Mexico and/or a nature preserve. Above Right: Kalea Bay residences have very open floor plans. Left: The residences in Tower 2 are priced from $1.4 million. Bottom: Kalea Bays 88,000-square-foot main amenity center opened in early January. a a o v d t t T T f p A t A v T K c r r f g a t s i t c t
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 WHERE PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW. PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. For directions and complete listings of all our models & communities please visit StockDevelopment.com2639 PROFESSIONAL CIRCLE | SUITE 101 | NAPLES, FL 34119 | 239.592.7344 WINNER OF 13 SAND DOLLAR AWARDS!THE BEST QUALITY. THE BEST CHOICES. THE BEST LOCATIONS. MOVE-IN-READY HOMES NOW AVAILABLE! PRESENTINGSTOCKS BEST POLYNESIA GRAND OPENINGMARCO ISLAND | 236 Polynesia Court $2,895,000 Fully furnished Interior design by Soco InteriorsEXQUISITE, ONEOFAKIND CUSTOM ESTATE HOME COACH HOMES TIVOLI III GLENMORE COCOPLUM MAJESTIC II MADISON II ESPLANADE OF NAPLESMAJESTIC II SINGLE FAMILY HOME 4/4 3,843 sq.ft. WAS $1,608,290 NO W $1,558,290HIDDEN HARBORTIVOLI III SINGLE FAMILY HOME 3/3 2,062 sq.ft. WAS $584,945 NO W $534,945 MARATHON SINGLE FAMIL Y HOME 3/3.5 2,909 sq.ft. WAS $ 735,255 NOW $685,255LELY RESORT2017 COMMUNITY OF THE YEARVENICE B COACH HOME 2/2.5 2,230 sq.ft. WAS $43 7,025 NOW $362,025 CAPRI VILLA 3/2 1,916 sq.ft. WAS $4 70,445 NOW $430,445 WENTWORTH CO ACH HOME 2/2.5 2,096 sq.ft. WAS $456, 710 NOW $436,710 SAN REMO III SINGLE FAMILY HOME 2/2 1,809 sq.ft. WAS $6 93,685 NOW $618,685TWINEAGLESGLENMORE SINGLE FAMILY HOME 4/4.5 3,591 sq.ft. NOW $1,471,705 WYNDAM FURNISHED SINGLE FAMILY HOME 3/4.5 4,298 sq.ft. NOW $2,499,495 NAPLES RESERVEBELFIELD PARROT CAY SINGLE FAMILY HOME 3/3.5 2,812 sq.ft. WAS $964,860 NO W $939,860 CAPTIVA SPARRO W CAY SINGLE FAMILY HOME 4/3.5 2,600 sq.ft. WAS $ 727,690 NOW $702,690FIDDLER'S CREEKBELFIELD FURNISHED SINGLE FAMILY HOME 3/3.5 2,812 sq.ft. NOW $1,357,120* MADISON II FURNISHED SINGLE FAMIL Y HOME 3/4.5 3,054 sq.ft. NOW $1,453,835**Offered as a model leaseback. See Sales Associate for details.ISLES OF COLLIER PRESERVECOCOPLUM SINGLE FAMILY HOME 4/4.5 3,641 sq.ft. WAS $1,3 74,495 NOW $1,344,495 MARIGOLD FURNISHED SINGLE FAMIL Y HOME 4/4.5 3,578 sq.ft. WAS $1,5 96,885 NOW $1,566,885QUAIL WESTMATERA II FURNISHED ESTATE HOME 4/4.5 4,238 sq.ft. WAS $2,934,170 NOW $2,884,170 CRISTALE FURNISHED EST ATE HOME 4/4.5 4,427 sq.ft. NOW $3,580,105 SOLD SOLD
B24 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYMy first visit to the neighborhoods at MediterraAs I shared with you last week, Ive been searching for a new home set in a community that will provide a setting where I can live life the way that I choose to live it. After looking for a while, a friend suggested I check out London Bay Homes Mediterra community on Livingston Parkway in North Naples. Well, I did visit Mediterra. Its a beautiful place with every amenity on my checklist, including a private, residentsonly, 10,000 square-foot beach club on Little Hickory Island with indoor and al fresco dining. After my first visit, I told my Sales Executive, Lisa, that I would be back to look at Mediterras home sites and model home choices. I must tell you, theres a lot to look at over 60 sites, models, and fully furnished movein ready homes. That brought a smile to my face. No other community I had visited offered so many choices! Lisa introduced me to Mediterras newest neighborhoods, all of which are being developed and built by London Bay Homes. We started in the Caminetto neighborhood, the newest of the Lake District neighborhoods developed by London Bay. As we drove through Caminetto, I was struck by the way it is so peacefully integrated with its natural surroundings. Its as if life in Caminetto celebrates the neighborhoods exquisite views of glistening sapphire fountained lakes and nature preserves along with lovely short walks to the Parterre Garden, a picturesque sanctuary of formal gardens, sitting areas, and a large reflecting pond with waterspouts. Its a place with a very intimate feeling that felt comfortable to me. After taking it in, I asked Lisa about the price point. It turned out that luxurious singlefamily villa homes are priced from the high $1-millions to the upper $2-millions. If you ask me, thats a great value given what Mediterra offers and the caliber of London Bays architectural and interior designs. Just so you know, buildable home sites and two completed furnished model homes are available within Caminetto. A third model is planned. The Cabreo neighborhood was next on our tour. I found out Cabreos maintenance-free single-family luxury villas range from 2,800 to 3,200 square feet under air and are priced from $1 million. More importantly to me, the neighborhood showcases a rustic Mediterranean style with fine appointments, including grand entrances, ornate stone details, barrel tile roofs, and cobblestyle brick paved driveways. The architectural designs feature open, flowing floor plans, interior and exterior arches, tall ceilings, and rich finishes. The streetscape is single-loaded and the home sites measure 65 to 70 feet by approximately 130 feet with golf course, lake, and nature preserve views. Equally impressive, Cabreo is situated adjacent to Mediterras 1.2 miles of landscaped walking trails and within comfortable walking distance of the communitys gardens. Ill be visiting the three completed furnished models that are available in Cabreo. Lisa told me a fourth model is planned. When we visited London Bays Lucarno neighborhood, I was struck by the double-loaded, one-way cobblestone streets, rich terra cotta and rustic stone appointments, sparkling lakes, glorious gardens, and majestic fountains that create a distinctive European feeling. So, was this another one of Mediterras long-established Mediterranean neighborhoods? Not at all. From what I saw, Lucarnos custom villa homes are a triumph of space and design and offer an uncommon level of versatility. Outdoor balconies, private patios, covered loggias, and courtyards all flow seamlessly into classic contemporary indoor spaces waiting to be experienced. The interiors reflect London Bays updated sense of elegance that is confident enough to allow comfort and livability to move to the forefront rather than keeping them in the background and subservient to the heaviness of traditional Mediterranean styles. For me, London Bays approach to maintenance-free one and two-story single-family villa design blends the splendor of Naples with the intimacy of the Old World. I was intrigued and asked Lisa to tell me more about it. She told me Lucarno will showcase 71 lakeside villa homes ranging from 2,900 to over 4,000 square feet priced from $1.5 million. Buildable home sites and two completed furnished models are available. After Lucarno, Lisa and I visited Mediterras Cortile neighborhood. For me, it captures the lan of an idyllic Mediterranean coastal village while offering close proximity to every amenity within the community. Even so, it exudes the feeling of being a world apart. Its a neighborhood that will include eighteen 4,200 to 7,000+ estate residences and twenty-eight 3,100 to 6,200 square feet villa homes when its finished. Lisa assured me that estate and villa home sites with golf course, lake or preserve views and two completed furnished models are available in Cortile and that two additional models are under construction. Yea for me! Plenty of choices! From what Lisa showed me during our first home tour, London Bay has set a new standard for sophisticated design and luxurious living in Cortile. Spacious, unrestrained floor plans offer extensive architectural detailing, unique accents, rich finishes, luxurious options that come standard, tumbled stone drives, grand entries, multiple courtyards, and secluded patios. Estate home sites in Cortile are priced from $875,000 to $1.35 million and accommodate residences 4,200 to more than 7,000 square feet. Wondering what the models in each neighborhood are like? Stay tuned Ill let you know what I find out! 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. Top: London Bay Homes furnished Capriano model in Lucarno at Mediterra reflects the contemporary designs the luxury homebuilder is introducing within the community. More than 60 purchase opportunities remain available. Above Left: Mediterra showcases numerous finely manicured gardens that offer ideal places for relaxing and moments of quiet reflection. Above Right: The Carmela model in Caminetto at Mediterra features a transitional interior design with soft contemporary influences. ADVERTORIAL
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Lauren Elwell239.404.8211 firstname.lastname@example.org www.RMCRIntl.comFEATURED LISTING465 S. 18TH AVE, NAPLES | $5,900,0004 BEDS 4 FULL, 1 HALF BATHS 4,635 SQ FTA masterful design and coastal living style are uniquely embodied in this 4 bedroom plus den 5 bathroom home in highly sought after Aqualane Shores. The home is located on a quiet and tranquil avenue with a canopy of mature Mahogany trees. There is a boat dock located in the backyard on Duck Channel giving the Buyer direct access to Naples Bay and the Gulf of Mexico via Gordon Pass. BRAND NEW sea wall with over 100ft of canal frontage! There is a short .4 mile walk to the 18th Avenue South beach with a shower, .5 mile walk to shopping and dining on 3rd Street South, and a quick 1.2 mile bike ride to 5th Avenue South. The house is also located just blocks from the Historic Naples Pier and Palm Cottage. This house is marketed exclusively by RMC Realty International, built by award-winning custom home builder BUILD, LLC, designed by award-winning Don Stevenson Design/Lotus Architecture.
13675 Vanderbilt Drive Naples AQUA-naples.com MOVE IN NOW I Offered from $1,995,000 exclusively by PACT Realty. DONT MISS THE DEVELOPER CLOSEOUT! Only 5 Residences RemainOPEN DAILY. SCHEDULE YOUR PRIVATE SHOWING. 239.591.2727 *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. TOUR NEW MODELS TODAY 2 85% sold out! TOWER II IS OVER
DEVONWOOD15441 OLD WEDGEWOOD CT., FORT MYERS FLThis sprawling 5682-square-foot custom home is located in the center of everything yet tucked away in the middle of its own tropical oasis. With quick access to the areas major hospitals, shopping centers, RSW airport, and Interstate 75, the Devonwood neighborhood of custom built homes is one the most highly regarded and exclusive communities in Southwest Florida. The property is situated on over an acre of maturely landscaped yard and is one of only four neighborhood lots abutting Hendry Creek which can be accessed from your own backyard or the community boat ramp. The home was completely renovated recently with professional interior design and furnishings by Clive Daniel Home. Home automation systems include lighting, climate, media, pool, surveillance cameras and security. Upon entering the grand 10-foot double doors you are greeted with the rst of many expansive views out to the lush, lagoon style pool with two natural stone waterfalls. This home features a rare leather nished natural quartzite replace linear book-matched with pecky cypress ceiling detail. Natural stone, wood ooring, and custom accents keep this opulent home feeling warm, organic, and modern simultaneously. Extravagant molding and other extensive architectural details are what set this home apart. The master bedroom is graciously appointed with oversized closets and a master bathroom featuring a jetted tub and walk through shower with body sprayers. The chefs kitchen is equipped with high end appliances, a Wolf gas cooktop with professional venting, Ceasarstone quartz counters with dual waterfall edges, custom cabinetry, and an abundance of seating for hosting friends and family. The dedicated bar with built in Miele coee maker, wine cooler and beverage center is conveniently located for ease of entertaining. Guests or children can relax in their own spacious second oor living space with patio and balcony overlooking the pool as well. A separate second story space on the front of the home can be utilized as a tness room, oce, or bonus room. All guest bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms, beautiful views, and high ceilings. This beautiful home perfectly blends outdoor living with modern design, lush landscaped views, oor to ceiling windows, pocketing sliders, and bright, sunlit rooms. You couldnt replicate this home and detail at this price today or the location. Call today to set up a showing of this stunning tropical, modern email@example.comVisit www.JodiHanson.com for more details, HD Video tour, and pictures. (239) 246-7446Jodi HansonREALTORCall Jodi to set up your showing today. Sue@SueMyhelic.com SueMyhelic.com Cypress Woods Golf & C.C. $289,900Turnkey 2BR, 2BA plus den coach home. Golf equity, views of the golf course & move-in ready. Vineyards $459,0004BR, 3BA, 2C garage home. Spectacular lake views, screened lanai, open covered patio. Spotless! Vanderbilt Beach $2,195,0004BR, 3.5BA canal home located on a point lot. Impact windows, pool, boat dock & chickee hut. Balcony overlooks bay. MINUTES TO THE GULF OF MEXICO! ENJOY SUNDAY BRUNCH AT THE CLUBHOUSE! ENJOY AN ABUNDANCE OF AMENITIES! 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. WESTERN EXPOSURE480 Worthington Street $485,000 A home for relaxing and enjoying nature from 2 screened lanais. Botanical paradise in the Fenced-in back yard. 3 BR/2.5 BA plus den. Large, wide open living space with volume ceilings. Indoor pool. WATER DIRECT ACCESS1830 Menorca Ct. $798,000 Exceptional curb appeal, light pours in from all the windows/sliders. Very large rooms for all furniture types. Formal Dining Room, breakfast nook, large pantry, oversized garage. Hurricane Protection. GREAT NAPLES LOCATION212 Deerwood (Glen Eagles) $169,900 Delightful complex in the center of Naples. 2 BR/2 BA fully furnished 2nd oor unit. Eat in kitchen, bright & cheerful. Laundry in unit. Carport available for separate purchase. Nice view of pool & grounds. 3 Bed/2 Bath Golf Course View $479,000 Open House! is Sunday 1-4PM OLDE CYPRESS Carol BakerREALTOR 40+ Years LevitanRealty.com 239-594-5555847-421-5068Quail Creek Estates Lake & Golf Views 4701 Oak Leaf Dr. UpdatedRanch O ered at $1,500,000 Myndell Baum305.firstname.lastname@example.org 3142 Santori Court
Youve dreamed and planned for owning a second home. Imagine enjoying vacations whenever you want, entertaining family and friends, and creating a home away from home. There are many good reasons for owning a second home. Before you take that step, there are some considerations for your careful planning. First, many second home/vacation home owners take the steps to improve family time and take a break from their hectic daily schedules. Booking reservations and the overall cost for vacation time can mount quickly. Often times, a vacation home purchase simplifies the vacation process, while offering an opportunity to build a legacy for a lifetime. A second home creates a gathering place where new traditions are born. And, as Mark Patterson notes on the U.S. News & World Report website, that family vacation home may eventually become your family legacy. Buying that second home in a location where you desire to retire provides wonderful vacation opportunities and allows you to establish community ties that make for a smooth transition down the road. A trial run if you will, with the opportunity to build friendships and immerse yourself in local activities. What better way to determine if this is the place to spend your retirement years? Though you may not want to rent your vacation home when youre away, financial benefits may still be available. Modest appreciation over the years, along with some tax benefits, make the option even more appealing. Lastly, second homes, like relationships, need TLC. When considering your second home purchase, make sure you know your options for maintaining your home, but remember your friends and family for that emotional ROI. Making Memories...Priceless. Ready to make that dream a reality? Make your escape to Useppa Island. Paradise Without A Passport!Ownin g A Secon d Hom e Brian and Mary McColgan, Realtors with Keller Williams Luxury Homes International, Resort & Second Home Property Specialists and Useppa residents for 30+ years, happily show and share their paradise with all interested.Discover Useppa Island 239.410.7850 Call for additional details. JScartz@JohnRWood.comABR, CRB, CRS, CRP, GRI, REALTOR Featured Listing Mark & Margaret FegleyOffered at $1,175,000 JimScartz.comBarefoot Beach Club 269 Barefoot Beach Blvd #303, Bonita Springs, FL 34135 BONITA SPRINGS | $463,000 28061 QUIET WATER WAY Sothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity. Property information herein is derived from various sources including, but not limited to, county records and multiple listing services, and may include approximations. All information is deemed accurate.OVER 30 SALES IN 2017 LIVINGSTON WOODS | $899,000 6960 SABLE RIDGE LANEADDITIONAL PROPERTIESPELICAN BAY 6855 San Marino Drive #201B $699,000 NAPLES PARK 706 95th Avenue North $339,000 POSITANO PLACE 12980 Positano Circle #307 $229,000 12965 Positano Circle #305 $185,000 12955 Positano Circle #106 $189,000 12970 Positano Circle #104 $239,000 12960 Positano Circle #207 $189,000 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES 4471 45th Avenue NE $389,000 SABAL LAKE 103 Palm Frond Court $265,000 OLD NAPLES 72 7th Street South #108 $229,000 JON PETER VOLLMER, PA 239.250.9414 JON PETER VOLLMER, PA Broker Associate 239.250.9414Jon.Vollmer@PremierSir.com JonVollmer.PremierSothebysRealty.com
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B32 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 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.comNaples Square1030 3rd Avenue South #101 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.comSeaglass at Bonita Bay26951 Country Club Drive Bonita Springs, FL 239.301.4940 seaglassatbonitabay.com Kalea Bay13910 Old Coast Road Naples, FL 239.793.0110 KaleaBay.comAve Maria5076 Annunciation Circle #104 Ave Maria, FL 888.841.3477 AveMaria.comSienna Reserve14656 Reserve Lane Naples, FL 239.643.4333 siennareservenaples.com 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 11 12 14 15 9 1 13 16 Andalucia1336 Andlaucia Way Naples, FL 239.304.8314 andalucianaples.comEstuary at Grey Oaks1220 Gordon River Trail Naples, FL 239.261.3148 estuaryatgreyoaks.comONE1300 Hendry Street Fort Myers, FL 239.500.5294 EXT. 1 OneFtMyers.com 17 18 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 Walk Pine 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 SEld 41 RdShangrila RdCoconut Rd 865 75 NAPLES 12312 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 11 10 2 5 4 22 6 9 7 8 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 15 14 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 16 17 18 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 19 Historic Downtown River District L 20 Tr Tr l l 4 1 Barrington Cove16168 Aberdeen Naples, FL 239.225.2683 drhorton.comNaples Reserve14885 Naples Reserve Circle Naples, FL 239.732.1414 naplesreserve.comEleven Eleven Central100 Goodlette-Frank Road South Naples, FL 239.302.6848 1111central.com.comOmega26951 Country Club Drive Bonita Springs, FL 239.301.4940 omegabonitabay.com20 22 23 21 19 21
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 REAL ESTATE B33Enjoy the views. Inside and out at AQUA at Pelican IsleOnly 5 residences remain in boutique marina front high-rise condominiumResidences at AQUA at Pelican Isle are inspiring, whether youre looking over the Gulf of Mexico through floor-to-ceiling windows or taking in the vibrant bay vistas from above. The boutique marina front high-rise condominium community offers panoramic views from all four sides of the two towers in Naples newest waterfront community. And with diagonal-planked sculptured oak wood floors beneath your feet and custom brass and casted-glass wall sconces, theres plenty to gaze at on the inside too. AQUAs unique and thoughtful design details are rare among Naples condominiums for sale today, making each residence a canvas for a creative life well lived, says Darline Hillard, Director of Sales at AQUA. Sales at have reached 88 percent with only five luxury residences, including a palatial penthouse, available for sale, she adds. AQUA Tower II features three levels of palatial penthouses sited adjacent to the Pelican Isle Yacht Club at Wiggins Pass in North Naples. The remaining unfurnished AQUA custom residences are located on the third and fourth floors of the tower, starting at $1.995 million to over $2.545 million. These floor plans range from 3,900 to just under 4,200 square feet with three or four bedrooms, three and a half baths and either a living/ family room or living/family room plus den. Major design features include high ceilings, gourmet kitchens with Wolf gas cooktops, Subzero refrigeration and wine coolers, sunlit back-to-front living areas, spacious master bedroom suites, lavish master bathrooms with generous closet space, sunrise and sunset terraces, and more. One outstanding penthouse suite is available, offering more than 6,500 square feet of living area and priced at $4.85 million. The penthouse features four bedrooms and four and one-half baths, grand salon, family room (or den or fifth bedroom), dining room, master study with wet bar and more than 3,100 square feet outdoor living area thanks to a grand sunset terrace with sundeck, wet bar and gas grill spanning across the entire west side of the residence overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and mangrove-lined estuaries of Wiggins Bay and AQUAs 29-slip marina plus an expansive private sunrise balcony adjacent to the family room and three guest suites. Enhancing the AQUA experience are exceptional conveniences including 24-hour security, a state-of-the-art movie theater, a private library, resortstyle pool and spas, fitness center with his and her steam rooms and dry sauna facilities, sky lounge with rooftop terrace and much more. Additionally, all AQUA residences enjoy amenities that include an outdoor putting green, outdoor dog run, fire pit, a game room with billiards, bar, TV, fireplace and high definition interactive virtual golf simulator, three spacious guest suites, plus the Club AQUA social room with large curved screened TV and entertainment area with wet bar, fireplace, coffee bar and catering kitchen overlooking the waterfront and marina. Contracts for AQUA Tower II are ongoing, with Naples-based PACT Realty serving as the exclusive listing agent. The AQUA information center and two furnished models by award-winning interior designers Antonacci Design and Renee Gaddis Interior Design ranging from 3,940 to 4,171 square feet, and priced between $2.445 million and $2.545 million, reflect the modern architectural style of the high-rise and showcases several features of AQUAs sophisticated and refined design. For further information about the select opportunities at AQUA or to schedule a tour of the decorated models, please call 239-591-2727, visit online atwww.aqua-naples.com or stop by the information center located at Wiggins Pass Road, 13675 Vanderbilt Drive, Naples, Florida 34110. Top: Penthouse view at AQUA at Pelican Isle features a grand sunset terrace with sundeck, wet bar and gas grill spanning across the entire west side of the residence overlooking the Gulf of Mexico and overlooking the mangrove-lined estuaries of Wiggins Bay. Above: Interior designer Jerilyn Antonacci was inspired by the curves of the building and the views of the water at AQUA at Pelican Isle when she created a palate of modern colors and mixed different metals with gold and white in the furnished models kitchen. Left: Distinctive design touches at AQUA at Pelican Isles coastal model by Renee Gaddis Interior Designs include a glass wine closet by the entry and a butlers pantry in a nook in the kitchen. de f inition T w r e b w a A g ADVERTORIAL
B34 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Featured Open HouseOLD NAPLES 272 1st Avenue South $3,900,000 Open Sunday 1-4pm Gordie Lazich 239.777.2033 Mark Maran 239.777.3301 Web ID 217040115 Premier Sothebys International Realty Call 239.325.1960 to be inculded in Florida Weeklys OPEN HOUSE DIRECTORY NaplesAREA ADDRESS PRICE REAL ESTATE OFFICE AGENT & PHONE NUMBER HOURS PORT ROYAL 1201 Galleon Drive $13,975,000 Royal Shell Real Estate 239.213.9100 Thurs-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 THE MOORINGS 1831 Crayton Road $4,995,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Ruth Trettis 239.571.6760 Sunday 1-4pm OLD NAPLES 489 1st Avenue South $4,175,000 William Raveis Dante DiSabato 239.537.5351 Sunday 1-4pm PORT ROYAL 2700 Lantern Lane $4,150,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 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 QUAIL WEST 5889 Sunnyslope Drive $3,795,000 Royal Shell Real Estate The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 Sunday 1-4pm TERAMO AT MEDITERRA 29055 Teramo Way $3,695,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm OLD NAPLES 912 9th Avenue South $3,600,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Catherine McAvoy 239.370.2539 Sunday 1-4pm COQUINA SANDS MANSION HOUSE 1601 Gulf Sore Boulevard North #29/31 $2,825,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Cindy Thompson 239.860.6513 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 CORTILLE AT MEDITERRA 10838 Est Cortile Court $2,489,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm THE MOORINGS 475 Putter Point Drive $2,295,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm ESTUARY AT GREY OAKS 1302 Noble Heron $2,350,000 William Raveis Dante DiSabato 239.537.5351 Sunday 1-4pm PARK SHORE 4916 Crayton Road $1,999,000 Royal Shell Real Estate Liz Appling 239.272.7201 Sunday 1-4pm FELICITA AT MEDITERRA 16488 Felicita Court $1,850,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm GREY OAKS MEWS 3270 Sedge Place $1,595,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Taryn Ca ero 239.287.2840 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN BAY OAKMONT 720 Shadow Lake Lane $1,520,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Craig Jones 239.825.6857 Sunday 2-4pm QUAIL CREEK ESTATES 4701 Oak Leaf Drive $1,500,000 Levitan Realty Carol Baker 847.421.5068 Sunday 1-4pm QUAIL WEST 4649 Idlywood Lane $1,395,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm TRADITIONS AT GREY OAKS 2289 Residence Circle $1,390,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. 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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENTNAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY | SECTION CWWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM Buy this bookCritic Phil Jason says this volume belongs on your coffee table. C2 INSIDEWEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018Opera documentaryArea cinemas screen new film about the Metropolitan Opera House. C22 Get your motor runningCars & Coffee at Naples Motorsports, and more fun around town. C29-31 Your love, their musical I Improv duo turns Improv duo turns relationships into relationships into on-the-spot musicals on-the-spot musicals BY NANCY STETSON BY NANCY STETSON nstetson@ oridaweekly.com nstetson@ oridaweekly.com F YOUR RELATIONSHIP F YOUR RELATIONSHIP with with your significant your significant other were a other were a musical, what musical, what kind of musical kind of musical would it be? would it be? West Side West Side Story? (DifStory? (Different cultures, ferent cultures, disapproving disapproving families.) families.) The Music The Music Man? (Ones Man? (Ones quiet and quiet and well-read, well-read, the others the others outgoing, outgoing, talkative and talkative and really not int really not into SEE LOVE, C4 SEE IVES, C21 COURTESY PHOTORebecca Vigil and Evan Kaufman Father-daughter bond in the spotlight BY PATRICE SHIELDSSpecial to Florida WeeklyThe Naples Players present Jessica Dickeys poignant and eloquent ode to fathers and daughters, Charles Ives Take Me Home, Jan. 17-Feb. 11 on the main stage at the Sugden Community Theatre. Opening night Wednesday, Jan. 17, includes a preshow red carpet reception at 6:30 p.m. with live entertainment tastings from Riptide Brewery and Sage Catering and specialty teas from the Spice & Tea Exchange. Whether the relationship between a father and daughter is nonexistent or reminiscent of Atticus Finch and Scout in To Kill a Mockingbird, that relationship will prove to be one of the most profound of both of their lives. Charles Ives Take Me Home eloquently guides us through the lives of concert violinist John Starr (Mark Vanagas) and his equally gifted athlete daughter Laura (JamieLynn Bucci). Throughout their lives, Johns love of music and Lauras passion for basketball are at odds, but thankfully they have the spirit of modernist composer Charles Ives (Robert Ball) to play referee. The show is directed by Jessica Walck, TNP associate artistic director. Its impossible to experience this beautiful story without being touched in some way, she says. Having a father is something universal to all of us, and yet we have so few opportunities through the arts to reflect on how truly life-changing that relationship is. Whether we are rebelling against Marco Island | 239.642.2222 Broad Avenue | 239.434.2424 Fifth Avenue | 239.434.8770 Estuary at Grey Oaks | 239.261.3148 Mystique at Pelican Bay | 239.598.9900 The Village | 239.261.6161 The Gallery in Central Naples | 239.659.0099 Vanderbilt | 239.594.9494 Residences at Mercato | 239.594.9400 Bonita Springs | 239.948.4000 Sanibel Island | 239.472.2735 Rentals | 239.262.4242
C2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY MARCO ISLANDNOW RE-OPEN FOR BUSINESSCall today to schedule your annual skin exam!239-642-3337RiverchaseDermatology.comThank you for your patience while we were repairing hurricane damage to our Marco Island Location. Were excited to announce our ofce is now open for business. MARCO ISLAND LOCATION950 N. Collier Blvd. Suite 303, Marco Island, FL 34145 FLORIDA WRITERSTouring America with soaring dancers as your guides Dance Across the USA by Jonathan Givens. Eps Pub. 306 pages. Oversized trade paperback, $39.95.In this beautiful and inspiring book, author-photographer Jonathan Givens celebrates the United States, especially its dedication to maintaining parks, preserves, forests and other natural areas owned collectively by citizens; the separate states plus Washington, D.C., individually; and the art, excitement and pleasure of dance. To accomplish this, he raised money to make an ambitious tour with an ambitious mission. In his modified Nissan van named Buford, he crossed over 22,000 miles of America in 90 days. The trip took him to all 50 states plus Washington, D.C. Developing his route and choosing his settings carefully, he took photographs in 56 locations. While most of these locations are relatively untrammeled by buildings, he couldnt resist urban places like New York Citys Grand Central Terminal. National parks of course play an important role in this hymn to nature, but so do smaller and less known recreational areas: lakes and streams, ocean coasts, mountains, canyons even swamps. Sometimes a setting includes a distinctive structure that grabbed Mr. Givens attention. There are no crowd scenes in this collection, which is just as much focused on the figure in the landscape as it is on the landscape. The figure is a dancing person frozen in time. Most are girls and young women. Perhaps the average age is 14 or 15, though some are much younger and a few considerably older. There are very few male dancers. The statistical outcomes have to do with who showed up for the advertised opportunities to participate. The author-photographer aimed at inclusiveness, but he didnt force it. Each dancer seems embraced by the selected setting. One can sense reverberations between the monumental, imposing stages and the smallish figures, the dancers illuminated in a way that strengthens the image, balances it against the magnitude of the setting. Always at the foreground, the dancers seem to leap out of or above the place, defining it while being defined by it. Indeed, a great number of the photos are of girls in flight not fleeing, but flying. They leap in ballet poses that enhance the sense of their physical fitness, elegance and beauty. But mostly what comes across, in part because many of them were invited to talk about their experience as dancers, is their strong sense of self their distinctive personalities. Indeed, the voices of the dancers show that they themselves are inspired as well as inspirational. This is 13-yearold Sonja Giardina at the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park: Before written language, before the spoken word, there existed the language of the body. A raw form of personal expression unhindered by the boundaries of conscious thought. Dance is pure movement and emotion channeled into a manifestation of ones true self. At Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota, Ieree Lundin announces: Dance tells the stories I cant get out of my mouth. ... I dance with joy. I dance with fear. I dance to overcome. Looking at the photos of Ms. Lundin, you believe her words. Each chapter contains commentary by the author that is both useful and entertaining. For example, the chapter representing Texas touches Mr. Givens race to get from the Oklahoma session to the Texas location site in time. Since the site is The Alamo, he provides some history of the place and describes the building. Three dancers appear in four gorgeous photographs (one dancer is in two photos, the others in one each). Their poses are striking and strikingly varied. At the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Mr. Givens provides a diary entry of anticipation and disappointment. Bad weather cancels the photo shoot. However, the next morning he is able to take pictures of young Devon Winn before he must move on to Michigan. Readers will be glad he took that opportunity. Of course, Dance Across the USA is a showcase for Mr. Givens skill as an accomplished entertainment photographer. He has specialized in dance, theater and circus and is also a certified stage rigger, a member of Actors Equity and of t p t k s y t philJASONphiljreviews@gmail.com GIVENS On the cover of the book is Becky Erickson, photographed in Glacier National Park in Montana.
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C4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYWe decided to turn the tables on the musical improv duo, Rebecca Vigil and Evan Kaufman, who perform Your Love, Our Musical, and ask them some questions they typically ask audience members. (The two are comedic partners, not romantically involved.) First, Mr. Kaufman, whos been married for two years. What one word would he use to describe their love? Growing, he says, adding that theyre having a baby in four or five months. A new audience member! he jokes. And if their relationship were a musical, what would it be called? I Love You, Even If You Didnt Listen, he says, explaining that the musical would be from his wifes perspective (and also gaining marital points for his answer.) As for Ms. Vigil, the one word to describe her relationship with her significant other would be Reliable. And if a musical were made about their relationship: Tacos and TV. And if someone were to make a musical about her and Mr. Kaufmans professional relationship, what would it be named? Chemistry! she says. Exclamation point included. Nancy StetsonYour love, my article commitment.) Groundhog Day? (Youre in a rut and every day feels the same.) Beauty and the Beast? (Self-explanatory. But really, why do opposites attract? Cue Joe Jacksons Is She Really Going Out With Him? which opens with a complaint about seeing pretty women out walking with gorillas down my street.) Rebecca Vigil and Evan Kaufman think couples relationships are the perfect fodder for a musical and have created fully improvised shows for hundreds of them based on each couples own unique love story. The two bring their musical improv show, Your L ove, Our Musical to Theatre Conspiracy in Fort Myers for four shows, Jan. 11-14. They describe the show on their website as just like Hamilton if Hamilton was about how you met your boyfriend online dating. Musical improv, they say, is like regular improv, but much more complex. The performers, along with their musical accompanist, have to create songs, complete with rhyming lyrics, on the spot. Its a whole other level of skill, says Ms. Vigil. Youre doing two different skills at the same time, which are both difficult: youre basically composing music and lyrics alongside constructing a narrative and jokes. We go on all cylinders. Improv in general is juggling a bunch of different things, says Mr. Kaufman. Musical improv is adding one little extra piece music. Its a complex little piece, I guess you would say. It breaks down into a couple of different things: finding the melody or tone or genre of the songs, working your way through the song to heighten or continue to explore the theme. And then the third piece is rhyming, which is the thing people find the most impressive, but is always the last thing we think of, when doing a song. Its like a muscle; you exercise it and work it, and eventually it becomes second nature to you. The other factor, he says, is whats called an offer in improv: Someone comes out and says something, which gives you a piece of information, even if its just as simple as Beautiful day today. The other person who is part of our scene is Dan Reitz, our musical director and accompanist, says Mr. Kaufman. He is almost like a third improviser. When he feels the emotions building in a scene, he plays music that matches, or juxtaposes something opposite for comedic effect. Dan basically provides us with an offer for our scene and for our song.Volunteers, not victims The show works like this: the two choose a couple from the audience, people who volunteer to talk about their relationship. Its not like stand-up, Ms. Vigil hastens to say, where if you sit in the front rows, you risk becoming the comics punching bag and the brunt of a joke or two. Some people have trepidations that if they (volunteer,) were going to be mean to them. Our show is celebratory. We like to celebrate these two people (who we base that nights musical on.) Its like were at a party for these people. If multiple people volunteer, theyll ask questions to help decide which couple to pick, such as: what one word describes your love story, or, what one word would you use to describe how you met? Or, what one word describes your love? We had one (show) recently, and the word was political, which is an interesting way to think of a relationship, says Mr. Kaufman. Sometimes people say, drunk. Those are always good. Or Tinder. Sometimes people will say at first sight, which is more than one word. Sometimes we pick people who are the most enthusiastic, or look the most interesting. It always works out. Theyve only had one show where no one volunteered. So, like good improvisers, they immediately switched gears and did a break-up show, creating a musical about one mans break-up. That was real juicy, really dramatic, Ms. Vigil recalls. She was excited because she got to play emotions she typically doesnt get to play. I got to play this horrible, crazy, villainous girl, she says, the antagonist, who was super evil. (The guy was at the show, and the woman hed broken up with obviously wasnt in attendance.)First kisses and pet peevesOnce a couple is chosen, theyre invited on stage where they are interviewed for approximately 25 minutes. They are asked a multitude of questions, about how and where they met, when they had their first kiss and who said, I love you first. They are asked what their pet peeves are about their partner. Its always funny, notes Mr. Kaufman. Most of the time, the women have very specific pet peeves: He says hes listening, but hes not listening. Then the fellow is like: shes perfect, I love her, shes great. Sometimes its as boring as, They dont put the dishes away. Sometimes its weird stuff like, I dont like their feet and they dont wear socks around me. One woman was angry with the fellow because he refused to close doors. Not just the cabinets, but the front door. People have problems with the way people sleep or the way they chew. Its pretty incredible anyones together at all, really. Sometimes people are a little nervous or shy. Sometimes they try to be a comedian and make up answers, but their significant other will call them on it. Theyll say, Rogers just kidding. Hes a school teacher, hes not a race car driver, says Mr. Kaufman. They try to make the interview feel like a talk show. As with any good interview, questions beget more questions, he says. We joke with them, we joke with each other, we go through their whole story, adds Ms. Vigil. We try to make the interview an entertaining portion of the show. The first half is this interview with this real couple, and then the second half is when the magic happens. The piano player starts immediately. Though people think they work with pre-planned templates, they dont. Every single time he plays, weve never heard it, she says. He might include a musical reference. For example, she says, a couple might talk about how they went to a Metallica concert together, and Mr. Reitz will incorporate a Metallica song into the score. Theyve done hundreds of shows, many in New York, where theyre based. Some audience members become repeat attendees, because the show is completely different every time. They interview straight couples, gay couples, old, young, those who have been married just a couple of years and those who have been married for decades. One time they even created a musical for a couple who were on their second date. We kind of created the relationship then, (imagining their future,), says Mr. Kaufman. Some shows stand out. For example, there was a couple who met at a BDSM speed dating event. Another met on a bus in New Zealand and spent their first date at a porta potty convention in Texas. One couple met in Egypt; he was in the military and she was a student. They ended up living in the states together, Mr. Kaufman says. We have every connection conceivable, he says. People who met through friends or in bars. A lot of people meet online now. We had a couple who met online in one of the first chat rooms that ever existed. They were both interested in computers. One lives in England, and the other lived in the U.S. So, we probably met the first couple who internet dated.BeginningsMr. Kaufman and Ms. Vigil are comedic partners, but not romantic ones. We have excellent chemistry, says Mr. Kaufman. Ms. Vigil originally conceived the show with partner David Magidoff, when she lived in Los Angeles. They performed the show, with a different name, in the L.A. region. Then she moved to New York about 2007, 2008, she says and wanted to continue to perform the show. She happened to see Mr. Kaufman in a show in Boston, and thought hed make a great musical improv partner. Its a shame he lives in Boston, she thought. But about a year later, unknown to her, they were cast in the same show in New York. Ms. Vigil was surprised when he walked through the door. She told him her concept, and Your Love, Our Musical was formed four years ago. Theres a lot of interview shows and musical improv shows, but the idea to combine them was what made Your Love kind of special, he says. They were looking forward to performing in Fort Myers. We have four shows down there, says Ms. Vigil. We get to meet four different couples. They know Florida skews older than most states, but that doesnt faze them. Some of their favorite shows have been with couples who have been married for decades. One couple, they remember, was married 50 years; she was a nurse and he was a doctor. Their story spanned so many decades, says Ms. Vigil. You get to play with time and references to everything else (in history and pop culture). Older couples have much more experience; they know each other, they have more stories, so youre able to get a complete picture, which makes for a better musical, says Mr. Kaufman. Young people havent been through as much. If theres one theme that threads through all their shows, its that no matter how difficult a relationship is, or what obstacles they face, people seem to find a way to be together, he says. Sometimes well hear these stories and think: its impossible, how did these people end up together, whether its family issues or distance or the chance of their meeting was so slim, where they met and how they met. Love finds a way. People find each other. Its really wonderful. LOVEFrom page 1 Your Love, Our Musical>> When: 8 p.m. Jan. 11-13, 2 p.m. Jan. 14 >> Where: Theatre Conspiracy, Foulds Theatre, 10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers >> Cost: $25 ($11 for students with current ID) >> Information: 939-2787 or ArtinLee.org/ theatre >> More: Evan Kaufman and Rebecca Vigil will host a two-hour Musical Improv Toolkit Workshop at noon Saturday, Jan. 13. Open to those 16 and older. Tickets are $45. COURTESY PHOTOEvan Kaufman and Rebecca Vigil will perform in Your Love, Our Musical.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 C5 Back to the FutureStarring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd and Lea Thompson Rated: PG TUESDAY, JANUARY 16th, 6:00p On the lawn across from Naples Flatbread and Silverspot Cinema LOCATED JUST NORTH OF VANDERBILT BEACH ROAD ON U.S. 41239.254.1080 | MercatoShops.com Free Admission | Lawn Chairs Welcome Food, Drinks & Popcorn Available Upcoming Movies February 20 Despicable Me 3 March 20 Lion April 17 Born In ChinaThird Tuesdays of Every Month @ Dusk Gulfshore Playhouse presents Arthur Millers The Price SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYThe Gulfshore Playhouse production of Arthur Millers The Price a psychological drama that examines how in order to move forward, one must make peace with the past opens Saturday, Jan. 13, at The Norris Center. The New York Times has called The Price Millers best play. Its set in an old, memory-filled Manhattan brownstone attic that becomes the staging ground for conflict between past and present, success and failure, and obligation and choice when estranged brothers Victor and Walter return to their childhood home after 30 years. The Gulfshore Playhouse production stars Jeffrey Binder (Broadways Lion King and Mary Poppins) as Victor, David Whalen (star of motion pictures The Fault in our Stars and American Pastoral) as Walter, along with Stuart Zagnit (Broadways Newsies, Wicked and Seussical) and Marilee Talkington (off-Broadways Truce) under the direction of Kristen Coury, founder and producing artistic director of the professional company. Mr. Binder, a 15-year Broadway veteran who also serves as associate artistic director for Gulfshore Playhouse, most recently appeared on The Norris Center stage last season as Sherlock Holmes in Hound of the Baskervilles and Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady. Ms. Coury founded Gulfshore Playhouse in 2004 after a more than a decade with Broadway producing companies working on productions for Broadway and for national and international tours. She is also a frequent investor in Broadway productions, including the New York Times Critics Pick, Once On This Island. Production staff for The Price at Gulfshore Playhouse includes scenic designer Kristen Martino, sound designer Jimmy Lawlor and costume designer Jennifer Bronsted.Up nextThe Gulfshore Playhouse season continues with: Scapino, conceived and directed by Zeljko Djukic and adapted by Jeffrey Binder, Feb. 17-March 18 Leo is in love with Feather and Octavio is in love with Chloe, but their fathers, bosses of rival mafias, have other plans in mind. Hilarity ensues as the two young men look to their crafty servant, Scapino, to help them dupe their fathers into a grand scheme. In this bada-bing twist of Molires classic comedy, no one knows who will end up married and who will end up whacked. Arthur Millers The Price>> Who: Gulfshore Playhouse >> When: Jan. 13-Feb. 5 >> Where: The Norris Center >> Tickets: 866-811-4111 or www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org >> More at The Norris Center: Pre-show discussions Jan. 14, 17, 28 and 31; actor and director talk-back after the show, Jan. 18; post-show discussion moderated by a theater staff member, Jan. 21. >> Script Club at South Regional Library: 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22. Actors and crew from The Price discuss their process of translating whats on the page to the stage. Free, but reservations required. Call the library at 252-7542. ZAGNIT TALKINGTON WHALEN COURY BINDER Florida Fish Hook Tours PRESENTS The Neapolitan Opry, Cluster Pluckin The Wang Opera Center Naples 2408 Linwood Avenue, Naples This year features eight most talented artists and groups from many di erent genres: Blues, jazz, bluegrass Americana, harp guitar, originals and more. Artists include: Bob Zottola & Friends, Marie Nofsinger, The Wood Work, Andy Wahlberg, J Robert-The Florida Fiddler, Frank Corso, Sarah Hadeka & Captain Joe & The Bottom Feeders. FOR TICKETS GO TO:
C6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GOTHEATERMe & My Girl By TheatreZone through Jan. 21 at G&L Theatre. 13275 Livingston Road. 424-9500 or www.theatrezone-florida.com.A Streetcar Named Desire By The Studio Players Jan. 12-Feb. 4 at the Golden Gate Community Center. 4701 Golden Gate Parkway. 398-9192 or www. thestudioplayers.org. Lunchbox Theater The Marco Players hosts Joe Marinos Rockin Piano and Mob Hits Show at noon Saturday, Jan. 13, at The Marco Players Theater. $25, includes boxed lunch. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or www.marcoplayers.org. The Price By Gulfshore Playhouse Jan. 13-Feb. 4 at The Norris Center. 755 Eighth Ave. S. 261-7529 or www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org. Flamingo Court By The Marco Players through Jan. 21 at The Marco Players Theater. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or www.themarcoplayers.org. Night and Day: Love Lost and Found through the Eyes of Cole Porter By Florida Repertory Theatre through March 11 in the ArtStage Studio Theater. 2268 Bay St., Fort Myers. 3324488 or www.floridarepeducation.org.Chicago By Broadway Palm Theatre through Feb. 10. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 278-4422 or www.broadwaypalm. com. Crimes of the Heart By The Laboratory Theater of Florida through Jan. 20. 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. www. laboratorytheaterflorida.com or 218-0481.Your Love, Our Musical By Theatre Conspiracy through Jan. 14 in the Foulds Theatre at the Alliance of the Arts. 10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers. 939-2787 or www.artinlee.org. Charles Ives Take Me Home By The Naples Players Jan. 17-Feb. 11, at Sugden Community Theater. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org.The Hallelujah Girls By Broadway Palm Theatre Jan. 11-Feb. 24. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 278-4422 or www. broadwaypalm.com.How the Other Half Loves By Florida Repertory Theatre Jan. 12-31 in the historic Arcade Theatre. 2268 Bay St., Fort Myers. 332-4488 or www.floridarepeducation.org.THURSDAY1.11Pups 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. Holocaust Lecture The Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida presents Thank You for the Bomb, Mr. Hitler from 10 a.m. to noon at Hodges University. $12 per lecture, $60 for the series. email@example.com or 598-6153.Meet the Artist Thomas Riley Studio welcomes Sarasota artist and Ringling College of Art + Design Professor Hugh Davies at the reception for an exhibit of his newest works from 5:308 p.m. The exhibit is on display now through Feb. 9. RSVP requested for the reception. 26th 10th St. S. 529-2633 or Hannah@thomasrileystudio.com.Mah Jongg on Marco The Jewish Congregation of Marco Island invites mah jongg players to join the games from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 911 Winterberry Drive. 642-0800 or www.marcojcmi.com.Art Talk South Regional Library hosts a talk about The Hudson River Painters at 2 p.m. Free. 8065 Lely Cultural Pkwy. 252-7542 or www.collierlibrary.org. Travel Talk Preferred Travel of Naples hosts a talk about the Oceania Cruises luxury travel offerings at 5 p.m. Free. 707 Gulf Park Drive. (800) 523-3716 or www.preferrednaples.com. Vocal Concert Tenor Ghaleb performs from 7-9 p.m. at Vergina Restaurant. $10, reservations required. 700 Fifth Ave. S. 659-7008 or www.verginarestaurant.com.FRIDAY1.12All Aboard Volunteer docents from the Naples Train Museum are on hand at the Naples Depot Museum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and Saturday, Jan. 13, to help visitors of all ages enjoy the outdoor and indoor trains. Take a ride on the outside train powered by both steam and diesel engine (last ride at 1:30 p.m.), and get up close to 10 model trains operating inside. 1051 Fifth Ave. S. For the Birds Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center hosts Festival of Birds with more than 40 guided field trips, onsite lectures and activities, boat tours and more today through Sunday, Jan. 14. $5-$15, field trips priced separately. 300 Tower Road. www.rookerybay.org.Farmers Market Stock up on fresh produce and more at the St. John Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to noon at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. 625 111th Ave. N.Pop-Up Pop Art An exhibition of artwork by Romero Britto and Peter Max goes on display at Mercato today through Sunday, Jan. 21, with Britto making appearances from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, and 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20. Free, but reservations requested. 888-900-6699 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Free Film Headquarters Library presents a free screening of The Accountant at 2 p.m. As a math savant uncooks the books for a new client, the Treasury Department closes in on his activities and the body count starts to rise. Rated R. Free. Doors open at 1:45 p.m. for first-come, first-served seating. 2385 Orange Blossom Drive. 593-0334 or www.collierlibrary.org. Local Heros Temple Shalom honors three local residents for their exemplary community service at 7:30 p.m. 4630 Pine Ridge Road. 455-3030 or www.templeshalom.org.Stand-Up Guy Comedian Brad Williams (Dave Attells Comedy Underground, Jimmy Kimmel Live) performs at Off The Hook Comedy Club through Thursday, Jan. 18. 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 389-6901 or www.offthehookcomedy.com. SATURDAY1.13To Market, To Market Third Street South hosts a farmers market from 7:30-11:30 a.m. 434-6533 or www.thirdstreetsouth.com.More Produce Stock up on local produce and assorted locally made goods at the Bonita Springs Farmers Market from 8 a.m. to noon at the Promenade at Bonita Bay.Art Show Naples Artcrafters hold a juried fine art and craft show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cambier Park. www. naplesartcrafters.com. Graphically Speaking Headquarters Library hosts a course on illustrating comic books and graphic novels at noon. Free, but limited seating. 2385 Orange Blossom Drive. 593-0334 or www.collierlibrary.org. Free Film Naples Regional Library screens The Glass Castle (2017) at 2 p.m. A young girl comes of age in a family of non-conformist nomads. Free. 650 Central Ave. 262-4130 or www.collierlibrary.org.A young girl comes of age in a family of non-conformist nomads. Free. 650 Central Ave. 262-4130 or www.collierlibrary.org.Oscar Tunes Trumpeter Bob Zottola performs a selection of Academy Award-winning songs at 2:30 p.m. at Naples Regional Library. Free, but seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 2 p.m. 650 Central Ave. 262-4130 or www.collierlibrary.org.Irresponsible Comedian Kevin Hart performs at 7 p.m. at Germain Arena. $39-$99. 9487825 or www.germainarena.com. The Cowboy Way Grammy-winning cowboy quartet Riders in the Sky pays tribute to Roy Rogers at 8 p.m. at Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs. $49$59. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Oldies but Goodies Dick Foxs Golden Boys, featuring Frankie Avalon, Fabian and Bobby Rydell, perform at 8 p.m. at Seminole Immokalee Casino. $70. (800) 218-0007 or www.moreinparadise. com. SUNDAY1.14Fresh Produce Stock up on fresh produce and more at the Naples Farmers Market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the corner Pine Ridge and Livingston roads.Treasures in the Sand DelnorWiggins Pass State Park hosts a talk about tidal movement, seashells and more at 9:30 a.m. Free with park entry fee. 5976196 or www.floridastateparks.gov. Pets on Third Take part in or just watch in awe the ninth annual Pets on Third Parade complete with pet costume contest, pet vendors and more from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. along Third Street South. The parade is at noon. All proceeds benefit the Naples Dog Park. www.thirdstreetsouth.com.Flashback Cinema Silverspot Cinema screens Harry Potter & The Chamber of Secrets (2002) at 2 and 7 p.m. Harry ignores warnings not to return to Hogwarts, only to find the school plagued by a series of mysterious attacks. $9.50$16.50. 592-0300 or www.silverspot.net. Free Concert Naples Concert Band performs a free concert at 2 p.m. at Cambier Park. 2 63-9521 or www.naplesconcertband.org. Afternoon Movie The Jewish Congregation of Marco Island hosts a screening of In Search of Israeli Cuisine at 2 p.m. The film creates a portrait of the Israeli people through profiles of chefs, home cooks, vintners and cheesemongers drawn from the more than 100 cultures that make up Israel today. A reception follows the movie. $25. 911 Winterberry Drive. 642-0800 or www. marcojcmi.com.The Sound of Silence Art Garfunkel performs selections from his collaborations with Paul Simon as well as his solo compositions at 7 p.m. at Artis Naples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. TheatreZone starts the new year with Me and My Girl, the high society musical that made the Lambeth Walk famous, on stage through Jan. 21 at the G&L Theatre on the campus of Community School of Naples. 13275 Livingston Road. 888-966-3352 or www.theatrezoneflorida.com. Enjoy the shenanigans at Flamingo Court on stage at The Marco Players Theater through Jan. 21. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or www.themarcoplayers.org.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7British Blues The Moody Blues plays at Germain Arena as part of their fiftieth anniversary tour at 7:30 p.m. $50$130. 9487825 or www.germainarena.com. MONDAY1.15Beach Yoga Friends of Lovers Key and Naples Yoga Center offer a morning yoga session from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the gazebo and continuing weekly through April. $10, plus park entry fee. 592-4809 or www.friendsofloverskey.org. Author Talk Dorothy Mills, author of The Kiss and The Wet Bathing Suit, discusses her new trilogy at 11 a.m. at The Carlisle Naples. 6945 Carlisle Court. Free, but reservations requested. 591-2200.Author Talk Friends of the Libraries of Collier County hosts Dorothea Benton Frank, author of Same Beach, Next Year at noon on at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. $125-$140, series packages available. 2600 Tiburon Drive. 262-8135 or www.collier-friends.org. Films for Film Lovers Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens We Are The Best! (Sweden, 2014) at 7 p.m. Three girls in 1980s Stockholm decide to start a punk band despite having no instruments and everyone telling them that punk is dead. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 4958989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. Din and Tonics Harvard Universitys all-male a cappella ensemble performs at 8 p.m. at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Tickets start at $25. 791 Harbour Drive. http://our.show/harvarddins.TUESDAY1.16Take A Hike CREW Land & Water Trust leads a free guided walk through its marsh trails from 9 a.m. to noon. 4600 Corkscrew Road. 657-2253 or www. crewtrust.org. The Les Beaux Arts Opera Naples hosts a chamber concert featuring violinist and New York Philharmonic Orchestra concertmaster Frank Huang at 7:30 p.m. 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 today through Sunday, Jan. 21. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. WEDNESDAY1.17Marco Market Stock up on fresh produce and more at the Marco Island Farmers Market from 7:30 a.m. to noon at Veterans Community Park. 901 Park Ave.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.Take Another Hike Conservation Collier leads a presentation on local hiking trails at 2 p.m. at Headquarters Library. Free. 2385 Orange Blossom Trail. 593-0334 or www.collierlibrary.org. Klezmer Revival Band Friends of the Library of Collier County and the Jewish Federation of Collier County present the Naples Klezmer Revival Band in concert at 6 p.m. at South Regional Library. This years featured guest is Serga virtuoso accordionist and specialist in traditional music from across Eastern Europe. Free, but seating on a first-come, firstserved basis. 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway. 252-7542 or www.collierlibrary.org. WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO Kevin Hart brings his Irresponsible tour to Germain Arena at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. www.germainarena.com 1.13 Trumpeter Bob Zottola performs a lively musical presentation celebrating Academy Award-winning tunes at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Naples Regional Library. Zottolas long career includes accompanying stars including Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Nat King Cole. www.collierlibrary.org Rookery Bay Environmental Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Centers Learning Centers Festival of Birds includes more than 40 guided field includes more than 40 guided field trips, onsite lectures and activities, trips, onsite lectures and activities, boat tours and more Friday through boat tours and more Friday through Sunday. Sunday. www.rookerybay.org www.rookerybay.org 1.12-14 Harvard Universitys renowned Harvard Universitys renowned all-male a capella group all-male a capella group Din & Tonics performs American jazz performs American jazz standards at 8 p.m. Monday at standards at 8 p.m. Monday at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Moorings Presbyterian Church. www.dins.com www.dins.com 1.151.15 New York Times bestselling romance writer New York Times bestselling romance writer Dorothea Benton Frank kicks off Friends kicks off Friends of the Collier of the Collier County Librarys County Librarys 2018 Nick Linn 2018 Nick Linn Lecture Series at Lecture Series at noon Monday at noon Monday at The Ritz-Carlton The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. Golf Resort. www.collier www.collierfriends.org friends.org
C8 WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY OPERA NAPLES239.963.9050WWW.OPERANAPLES.ORGWANG OPERA CENTER 2408 Linwood Avenue Naples, FLo rida 34112 USA BEAUX ARTS CONCERT SERIES: VIOLINIST FRANK HUANG JANUARY 16, 2018 AT 7:30 PMIn addition to winning Naumburg and Hannover International Violin Competitions, Frank Huang occupies arguably the most enviable position in classical music today: concertmaster of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. He will join artistic director Tao Lin in a program featuring masterworks for violin and piano. OPERA STARS CONCERT: MARA JOS MONTIEL JANUARY 31, 2018 AT 7:30 PMThe Mezzo from Madrid, Maria Jos Montiel, considered one of the greatest Carmens of our time, is also a lover of the concert repertoire. She will enchant us with an evening of beautiful French, Spanish and Brazilian songs as well as beloved operatic arias. All performances are at the Wang Opera Center and begin at 7:30 PM unless otherwise stated. OPERA STARS CONCERT:LUCA SALSIFEBRUARY 18, 2018 AT 7:30 PMJoin us for an evening that celebrates the beauty of Italian operatic repertoire! Coming directly from his role in Il Trovatore at the Metropolitan Opera, renowned Italian baritone Luca Salsi will join pianist Ramn Tebar for a single performance. What do you call membership in Naples leading golf & country club? EAGLECCREEKNaples Leading Golf & Country Club [ ] WHAT TO DOCoffee, Tea & Broadway TheatreZone presents show tunes and Broadway standards with a continental breakfast from 10:30 a.m. to noon. $35. 13275 Livingston Road. 424-9500 or www. theatrezone-florida.com. Book Talk Headquarters Library hosts a discussion about Lisa Sees newest novel, The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, at 2 p.m. Free, but reservations required. 2385 Orange Blossom Drive. 593-0334 or www.collierlibrary.org. COMING UPTrunk Show Millstead Boutique in the Pavilion Shops hosts a trunk show with the latest Perle by Lola jewelry from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Jan. 18-19. 8935 Tamiami Trail N. Big Boats Marine Industries Association of Collier County hosts the Naples Boat Show, the areas largest recreational boat show, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, Jan. 18-21, at Naples Municipal Airport. $10. 682-0900 or www.miacc.org. Travel Talk Betty MacLean Travel hosts a presentation about expedition cruising and generational travel offerings of Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic at 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18. Free, but reservations required by Jan. 15. 2245 Venetian Court. 513-0333 or www. bettmacleantravel.com. Broadway and Beyond Naples Music Club hosts a performance of Broadway standards by club members and student scholarship winners from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Naples. $50. 6340 Napa Woods Way. 206-2954 or email@example.com. Book Talk Librarian David Chalick moderates a discussion of Pam Jenoffs The Orphans Tale at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, at the Golden Gate Library. The powerful novel of friendship is set in a traveling circus during World War II. Free. 2432 Lucerne Road. 252-4542 or www.collierlibrary.org.Zoo Lecture Naples Zoo presents 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. ARTini on Marco Martini tastings meet art at this inaugural fundraiser for the Marco Island Center for the Arts from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, at the center. $50 for members, $55 for others. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or www.marcoislandart.org. Story Time Everglades Wonder Gardens mixes up some mojitos while storyteller, author and marine biologist Gary Trager talks about his Poachers in Paradise series from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19. $10 for members, $20 for others. 27180 Old 41 Road. 992-2591 or www. evergladeswondergardens.com. Doll Show Naples Doll Club hosts a show and sale with onsite appraisals from noon to 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at New Hope Event Center. $3-$8. 7675 Davis Blvd. 530-0010.Very Verdi Performers from Gulfshore Opera sing works by Giuseppe Verdi at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at the Marco Island Historical Museum. $45$60. 529-3925 or www.gulfshoreopera.orgJazz Concert The Dan Miller and Lew Del Gatto Quintet performs the music of George Gershwin at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $10-$50. 2408 Linwood Ave. 775-2800 or www.capacenter. org. Beach Art Friends of Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park host the 29th annual Wildlife & Wildlands Art Show with works in a variety of mediums, live music, food, drawings and more from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at the park. Free with regular park admission. www.delnorwiggins.org.Art Show Artfest Naples returns to Fleischmann Park with over 140 artists working in a variety of mediums from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 20-21. 634-2337 or www.artfestnaples. com.Orchids Galore The Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance holds its annual orchid sale from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Naples Conference Center. Admission is free. 1455 Pine Ridge Road. 269-6389 or www.gulfcoastorchidalliance.com.Art ALIVE The galleries and studios of Naples Art District north of Pine Ridge and west of Airport-Pulling roads welcome visitors from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20. 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. Starry Night Big Cypress National Preserve, designated by the National Park Service as an International Dark Sky Place, host a ranger-led astronomy program with constellation tours and telescopic viewing of stars, nebulae and other galactic formations at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20. Free, hiking attire and a red light flashlight or headlamp are recommended. 33000 Tamiami Trail E. 695-1149 or www.nps.gov.Cluster Pluckin The 2018 Neapolitan Opry hosts its annual Cluster Pluckin bluegrass concert with featured artists like Andy Wahlberg, Bob Zottola & Friends, The Woodword and many more at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at David & Cecile Lang Opera Center. $35-$38. 2408 Linwood Ave. floridafishhooktour. tix.com. Treasures in the Sand DelnorWiggins Pass State Park hosts a talk about tidal movement, seashells and more at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 21. Free with park entry fee. 597-6196 or www. floridastateparks.gov. New to You Naples Italian American Club hosts an antique auction from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21. 7035 Airport-Pulling Road. 945-7669 or www. imperialauctionco.com. Through Their Eyes GenShoah SWFL hosts a presentation on how descendents of Holocaust survivors can preserve their family stories at 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, and 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 22, at the Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida. $18, reservations required through check sent to the museum. Please specify the desired session. 4670 Tamiami Trail N. 262-9200 or www.holocaustmuseumswfl.org. Readers Theater ETCReaders Theatre of The Naples Players hosts readings of three one-act plays from 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21. Includes champagne reception and awards ceremony. $10. 2637990 or www.naplesplayers.org.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 C9 WHERE TO GONon-Fiction Talk Friends of the Library of Collier County host a talk with Michael J. Tougias, author of So Close to Home, at 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 22, at Country Club of Naples. $45 for members, $55 for others. 185 Burning Tree Drive. 262-8135 or www.collier-friends. org. Script Club Actors and staff from Gulfshore Playhouse discuss Arthur Millers The Price at 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, in the conference room at South Regional Library. Limited seating. Reservations required. 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway. 252-7542 or www.collierlibrary. org.Art Flick Marco Island Center for the Arts screens America Rising: The Arts of the Gilded Age at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23. Free, but donations appreciated. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or www.marcoislandarts.com. Surfs Up Jan & Deans Beach Party featuring Dean Torrence performs favorite California hits from the 1960s at 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 23-24, at TheatreZones G&L Theater. $50-$75. 13275 Livingston Road. 424-9500 or www. theatrezone-florida.com. Dance Miami City Ballet performs choreography by Balanchine and Robbins to music by Chopin, Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www. artisnaples.org. Tales from the Coast Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center hosts marine scientist David Guggenheim as he discusses his coral reef conservation work in the Caribbean from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24. Call about pricing. 300 Tower Road. 530-5940 or www. rookerybay.org. Art After Hours Enjoy free admission, docent discussions, live entertainment and live entertainment in the Frank Foyer and the Hayes Hall galleries at ArtisNaples from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24. Use your smart phone and take a guided flashlight tour of the sculptures around the Kimberly K. Querry and Louise A. Simpson Cultural Campus. 5971900 or www.artisnaples.org.Book Sale Replenish your bookshelves with bargain finds from the Indoor/Outdoor Parisian Style Book Fair Thursday-Saturday, Jan. 25-27, at Headquarters Library. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 2385 Orange Blossom Drive. 593-0334 or www.collierlibrary. org. Holocaust Lecture The Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida hosts a lecture titled Perfume, Powder, Lotion and Beauty, from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Jan. 25, at Hodges University. $12 per lecture, $60 for the series. firstname.lastname@example.org or 598-6153.50 Years Ago Start Jan. 1, 1968, and go around the calendar in music, politics, sports, technology and popular culture with presenter Steven Valdespino starting at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at the Golden Gate Library. Free, but registration required. 2432 Lucerne Road. 2524542 or www.collierlibrary.org.A Taste of Opera Gulfshore Opera hosts a dinner with performances of popular melodies and opera scenes at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at Bay Colony Club. $125. 5200 Pelican Colony Blvd. 529-3925 or www.gulfshoreopera.org. Chickee Chat Collier County Supervisor of Elections Jennifer Edwards leads a presentation about the 30 years she has spent managing local elections from 11 a.m. to noon Friday, Jan. 26, at Palm Cottage. Free for members, $8 for others. 137 12th Ave. S. 261-8164 or www. napleshistoricalsociety.org. Masterworks Naples Philharmonic performs works by Mozart, Schoenberg and Lahar with featured vocalist Karita Matilla at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 26-27. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Weird Fun The 34th annual Mullet Festival takes over Goodland with smoked mullet, fresh seafood, live music and the essential Buzzard Lope dance contest and the crowning of this years Buzzard Lope Queen starting at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26, and continuing through the weekend. 221 Goodland Drive. 3943041 or www.stansidlehour.net. Big Cypress National Preserve, designated by the National Park Service as an International Dark Sky Place, hosts constellation tours and telescopic viewing of stars, nebulae and other galactic formations beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20. Free. 33000 Tamiami Trail E. 6951149 or www.nps.gov.
C10 WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY ROYAL PALM ACADEMYExcellent Catholic Education for Grades PK rough 8The mission of Royal Palm Academy is to partner with families to provide an education of rich academics with Catholic formation. We teach the mind, educate the heart, and form the character of tomorrows leaders.Call Susan OMalley at 239-594-9888 (ext. 241) to register. royalpalmacademy.com Please Join Us!ADMISSIONS OPEN HOUSEWednesday, January 17, 2018 Beginning at 9:00 a.m. 16100 Livingston Road, Naples, FL 34110Call Susan OMalley at 239-594-9888 (ext. 241) to register.Take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to meet our Head of School, Academic Dean, Dean of Students and learn about our programs and future plans, and hear testimonials from current parents. Prospective families will tour the Royal Palm Academy campus, visit classrooms, and discover the exciting happenings at our school. Refreshments will be served. Voted THE BEST OF THE GULFSHORE PRIVATE SCHOOL by Gulfshore Life Magazine! WHAT TO DOChalk it up Chalk Art 2018, presented by Naples Pelican Bay Rotary Club, hits the streets and sidewalks along Fifth Avenue from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27. For information about entering as a contestant, email Pete Rossi at prossi@ forgeeng.com.Art at Mercato The Art Festival at Mercato takes place from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 27-28. 293-9448 or www.boulderbrook.net.Met Live Paragon Pavilion screens a live Metropolitan Opera performance of Tosca at 12:55 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27. 833 Vanderbilt Beach Road. $18-$24. 5960008 or www.paragontheaters.com. Twisted Strings WGCU Public Medias second annual outdoor music festival at Six Bends Harley-Davidson in Fort Myers melds classical music with jazz, blues, soul, hip-hop and world music. Gates open at 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27. www.twistedstrings.org. Csardas The Hungarian-American Club of Southwest Florida hosts and evening of dinner and dancing with Hungarian and gypsy music at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, at The Audubon Country Clyb. $55 for members, $65 for others. 625 Audubon Blvd. 293-0358. Treasures in the Sand DelnorWiggins Pass State Park hosts a talk about tidal movement, seashells and more at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 28. Free with park entry fee. 597-6196 or www. floridastateparks.gov. Bluegrass Concert Balsam Range combines elements of jazz, country, gospel, swing and old-time mountain music at 5 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28, at Artis Naples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Pops Vocalist Ellis Hall takes a musical journey through the sounds of Ray Charles, Motown and more Tuesday through Saturday, Jan. 30-Feb. 3, at Artis Naples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org Jazz Trio The Marco Island Center for the Arts welcomes the Washington, D.C.,-based Peter and Will Anderson Jazz Trio in concert from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, in the centers Lauritzen & Rush Galleries. $25 for members, $30 for others. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or www.marcoislandart.org.Vocal Tour of France Gulfshore Operas resident artists perform French opera classics at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, at ArtisNaples. 529-3925 or www. gulfshoreopera.org. Vocal Concert Spanish mezzo soprano Maria Jose Montiel performs arias along with French, Spanish and Brazilian favorites at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $35-$95. 2408 Linwood Ave. 963-9050 or www.operanaples.org. Art Lecture Florida Gulf Coast Universitys Art Galleries host a lecture by Wendy Wischer, whose exhibition Parallel Journeys will be on display through March 1, at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, in the U. Tobe Music Hall with a reception to follow. Free. 10501 FGCU Blvd. S. 590-7199 or www.fgcu.edu. Taste of Opera Gulfshore Playhouse hosts dinner and performances of popular melodies and famous opera scenes at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, at Hideaway Beach Club. $150. 250 S. Beach Drive, Marco Island. 529-3925 or www. gulfshoreopera.orgShell of a Time Bonita Springs Shell Club hosts a show and sale of its members bivalve creations from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 2-3, at Brookdale. Free. 774-208-8001 or email@example.com.Sketchy The revered sketch comedy group Second City performs Friday and Saturday, Feb. 2-3, at ArtisNaples. 5971900 or www.artisnaples.org.Corkscrew After Hours Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary celebrates World Wetlands Day with guided evening walks, themed activities, entertainment and more from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2. Regular admission applies and is valid for two days. 348-9151 or www.corkscrew. audubon.org. Future Stars Opera Naples Renata Scotto Academy students perform operatic arias and ensembles at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $20-$59. 2408 Linwood Ave. 963-9050 or www.operanaples.org. Baby Love Mary Wilson, former members of The Supremes, performs with The Shirelles at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2, at Seminole Immokalee Casino. $59. 800219-0007 or www.moreinparadise.com. Om in the Swamp Spiritual healer Bethanny Gonzalez hosts a meditation at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuarys natural amphitheater at 9 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3. $10 for members, $20 for others. 348-9151 or www.corkscrew.audubon.org. Muddin Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary hosts a 1.5-mile swamp walk for beginners from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3. $70-$85. 348-9151 or www.corkscrew.audubon.org. Car Show Edison & Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers hosts its annual Antique Car Exhibition from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3. Free for members, $25 for others. 2350 MacGregor Blvd. 3347419 or www.edisonfordwinterestates.org.Art in the Park Members of Naples Art Association sell their creations from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at Cambier Park. 262-6517 or www.naplesart.org. Delta Dawn Country star Tanya Tucker performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at Seminole Immokalee Casino. $67.50. 800218-0007 or www.moreinparadise.com. Free Concert Stardust Memories Big Band performs at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, at Cambier Park. www.stardustmemories.com. Dance Modern dance troupe Jessica Lang Dance performs at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Artfest Naples returns to Fleischmann Park with juried works in painting, photography, blown glass, jewelry and more from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 20-21. 634-2337 or www.artfestnaples.com.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 C11 THEATREZONE AT AT T T PRESENTSBroadway Coffee, Tea & TICKETS ON SALE NOW ATtheatrezone-florida.com 239-424-9500 SPONSORED BY Jan. 17, Feb. 14, March 14, May 2 10:30 am Reception 11:00 am One-hour cabaret Our new Cabaret series presented exclusively at Moorings Park Auditorium. Featuring coffee, tea, continental breakfast and Broadway show tunes performed by TheatreZone stars. Performed at Moorings Park Auditorium, 120 Moorings Park Drive WHERE TO GOHolocaust Film GenShoah SWFL screens Fannys Journey (France, 2016) from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, at Beth Tikvah. Fanny and her sisters attempt to escape Nazi-occupied France but many dangers lie ahead. Free, but reservations required. 1459 Pine Ridge Road. firstname.lastname@example.org.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, Feb. 7. 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. Broadway Show The traveling production of Rodgers & Hammersteins The King and I stops by ArtisNaples Wednesday through Sunday, Feb. 7-11. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Holocaust Lecture The Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida hosts a lecture titled The Auschwitz Volunteer and The Gasman from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Feb. 8, at Hodges University. $12 per lecture, $60 for the series. email@example.com or 598-6153.Grand Opera Night Gulfshore Opera stages scenes from Carmen, The Merry Widow and West Side Story at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at the Jewish Congregation of Marco Island. $38-$68. 991 Winterberry Drive. 529-3925 or www.gulfshoreopera.org. Fish Basket, Please The Everglades Seafood Festival returns to Everglades City with delicious seafood, live entertainment, craft vendors, carnival rides and more Friday through Sunday, Feb. 9-11, in front of City Hall. 695-2277 or www.evergladesseafoodfestival.org. A Capella The Paradise Coastmen chorus performs a barbershop-style concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $10-$50. 2408 Linwood Ave. 775-2800 or www.capacenter.org. Art Show Naples Artcrafters hold a juried fine art and craft show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at Cambier Park. www.naplesartcrafters.com. Cars on Fifth More than 550 exotic and custom cars of all kinds will line Fifth Avenue South for all to covet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10. The 14th annual Cars on Fifth is sponsored by the Naples chapter of the Ferrari Club of America. www.carsonfifth.com. Lunchbox Theater The Marco Players hosts Dusty Storm Tongue-inCheek Country Music Comedy at noon on Saturday, Feb. 10, at The Marco Players Theater. $25, includes boxed lunch. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or www. marcoplayers.org. Met Live Paragon Pavilion screens a live Metropolitan Opera performance of Donizettis LElisir dAmore at 12:55 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10. $18-$24. 833 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 596-0008 or www.paragontheaters.com. Very Verdi Gulfshore Opera performs pieces by Verdi at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at Naples Art Association. $45-$60. 585 Park St. 529-3925 or www. gulfshoreopera.org. Ten Flying Fingers Fingerstyle guitarist Glen Roth performs from 4-5:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, at Marco Island Center for the Arts. $25 for members, $30 for others. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or www.marcoislandarts.com. Youre So Classic Tony Bennett performs at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, Fort Myers. 489-3033 or www. bbmanpah.com. You Were Always on My Mind Willie Nelson performs at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, at Germain Arena. 9487825 or www.germainarena.com. Classical Concert Chicago Symphony Orchestra performs at 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, at ArtisNaples. 5971900 or www.artisnaples.org. Vocal Valentine Gulfshore Opera hosts dinner and a performance of popular melodies and opera scenes at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at Shangri-La Springs. $125. 27750 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs. 529-3925 or www.gulfshoreopera.org. I Do Again Friends of Lovers Key hosts vow renewal ceremonies with a champagne toast, catered meal and dancing at 10 a.m. and 1 and 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, at the state park. $100 per couple. www.friendsofloverskey.org. Email calendar listings and high-resolution photos to Lindsey Nesmith at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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. The Marco Island Center for the Arts presents finger guitarist Glenn Roth in concert from 4-5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, at the center. An underground sensation, Mr. Roth prefers to work in the vaulted splendor of Grand Central Station or the tunnels and platforms of the Metropolitan Transit Authority subway system in New York City. $25 for members, $30 for hters. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or www.marcoislandart.org.
C12 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 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 ARTS COMMENTARYRouge your knees and roll your stockings down and see ChicagoChicago is the perfect musical for these shattered, cynical times. Written in the 1970s but set in the 1920s (and based on a play from that era,), its still, sadly, relevant in 2018. We still are enthralled with the lurid, the sensational. We still create celebrities out of people with questionable morals. We still swallow lies presented as truth. Fortunately, seeing such behavior onstage is much more entertaining than reading about it in our daily headlines. Chicago: The Musical contains, as one character proclaims, murder, greed and corruption, all those things we hold near and dear. It also has shoulder rolls, jazz hands and hip shakes galore, all set to Kander and Ebbs infectious music. The shows subtitle was originally A Musical Vaudeville, and thats exactly how its presented, as a vaudeville show, with actors walking onstage and announcing the next performance. Were offered a tango, a tap dance, a torch song, a rag. Shady lawyer Billy Flynn (Daniel A. Lopez) manages to impersonate Rudy Vallee and Bing Crosby (complete with whistling and brrrr, brrrr, brrr bmmms) within the same song, while surrounded by show girls fluttering oversized feather fans a la Busby Berkeley. In Sophie Tucker style, prison matron Mama Morton (Illy Kirven) gleefully belts out When Youre Good to Mama, chock-full of suggestive innuendoes. Her eyes twinkle as if she cant believe she has the good fortune to perform this song with its lyrics such as lets all stroke together and up yours. (Ive always wondered if Kander and Ebb had a bet going to see how many blue phrases they could include in their songs, because this score includes son of a bitch, holy crap and a lyric that Sophie Tucker will sh*t to see her name get billed below a murderers. Not exactly The Sound of Music.) And Brian Kalinowskis rendition of Mr. Cellophane, about his invisibility in life, is full of pathos worthy of Bert Williams, upon whom his characters based. But the two leads of this musical are Roxie Hart (Sarah Mae Banning) and Velma Kelly (Amy Marie McCleary also the shows choreographer.) Roxie has murdered her boyfriend because he was going to leave her. Velma, whos already incarcerated at Cook County Jail, murdered her husband and sister because they were sleeping together. Velma is the big sensation with the hot-shot lawyer (the above-mentioned Billy Flynn) until Roxie comes on the scene and all the attention falls away. The public can be so fickle! The two women vie for attention and relevance, literally betting their lives that they will be found not guilty and wont hang for their crimes. If declared innocent, the two plan to use their newfound celebrity to launch vaudeville careers. Some productions of Chicago emphasize the age difference between the two giving rise to Velmas fears that she will be cast aside. But she has the upper hand because shes the more knowledgeable and experienced. This interpretation, directed by M. Seth Reines, doesnt focus on that as much. In fact, Ms. Banning, as Roxie, practically runs away with the show. She possesses a certain spark, an appealing boldness onstage. Shes coy. Shes kittenish and manipulative. Ms. McClearys Velma is more sophisticated, with a studied casualness. The actress plays her more understated (though this may be due to the fact that she was ill and even had been replaced by an understudy the night before I saw the show). The set is minimal (a bed, some prison bars, a judges bench). The orchestra, led by musical director Loren Strickland, is onstage, though mostly unseen. The score, which is heavy on horns and woodwinds, lets those instruments strut their stuff. John P. Whites costumes are flashy: spangles, fringe, beads and lots of fishnet stockings. Costumes for the Razzle Dazzle number, where a court of law is presented as a three-ring circus, are especially imaginative. The entire ensemble hustles in this musical, with many actors playing two, three, four different roles. The teenage Stephen Vaught astounds with his falsetto range. And Cole Francum is highly creative and expressive as multiple people on the jury. Its disheartening to see verdicts decided upon by who has created the best story and also to see journalists portrayed like sheep, running to the next sensational story and celebrity du jour. Murderers wrap themselves up in the flag or claim religious redemption, and poof! Theyre instantly forgiven and clutched to Americas collective breast. The lyrics claim, In 50 years or so/Its gonna change, you know, but truthfully, it hasnt. Here we are, almost 100 years from the Roaring Twenties and more than four decades from the original Broadway Chicago, and things are still the same, if not worse. We love the scandalous. The more lurid, the better. Yep, Chicagos got our number. Yet, this is such an entertaining show, with Bob Fosse moves and one of the best scores created. If you stop humming one of the songs after you leave, its only because its been replaced with another of its equally as catchy tunes. Go see Chicago. Like bootleg liquor or hot jazz, you just cant resist it. Chicago: The Musical>> When: Through Feb. 10 >> Where: Broadway Palm Theatre, Fort Myers >> Cost: $30-$70 >> Info: 278-4422 or www.BroadwayPalm. com COURTESY PHOTOChicago: The Musical plays at Broadway Palm Theatre through Feb. 10. nancySTETSONnstetson@floridaweekly.com
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 C15 By Jessica Dickey THE NAPLES PLAYERS SUGDEN THEATRE701 5TH AVENUE SOUTH NAPLES FLORIDATICKETS: NAPLESPLAYERS.ORG 239.263.7990 A poignant and eloquent ode to fathers and daughters celebrating joy, family, love, art, and what it means to be home. SPONSORED BY JANUARY 17-FEBRUARY 11TICKETS: ADULTS $40 SUBSCRIBERS $35 STUDENTS/EDUCATORS $10 CONTRACT BRIDGEFamous hand BY STEVE BECKERIt is said that defense is the most difficult part of the game, but in this deal from the 1997 world team championship, both pairs of defenders made short work of declarers shaky but apparently ice-cold (as the cards lay) four-spade contract. The deal occurred in the quarterfinal match between a U.S. team and China. At both tables, North-South bid aggressively to reach four spades, which with normal defense would yield 10 or 11 tricks. Against a heart or low diamond lead, for example, declarer would win in dummy and lead a spade to the king. With the ace onside and the suit divided 2-2, South would most likely finish with 11 tricks, losing only a spade and the ace of clubs. But both Wests found the most effective lead, a club. Both Easts Xin Li for China and Michael Rosenberg for the U.S. took the opening club trick with the queen and made a quick assessment of their prospects. East had to assume the ace of clubs was a trick, and this, plus the ace of spades, would give the defenders three tricks. The question remaining was where a fourth trick might come from. If West had the ace of diamonds, the defenders had four top tricks, but if declarer had the diamond ace, it would be necessary to score a second trump trick. Accordingly, both defenders, thinking along exactly the same lines, continued with the ace and another club at tricks two and three. South won with dummys king and led a spade from dummy, but both East players rose with the ace of spades and returned a fourth round of clubs, promoting Wests spade queen as the setting trick. Great minds do indeed run in the same channels. 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 Offering Daily Public CruisesSeabreeze Lunch, Dinner, Hors doeuvres, Afternoon and Sunset Sightseeing Tropical Steel Drum with J Robert January 23 Todays Contemporary Hitswith Brett Foreman January 30 UPCOMING SPECIALTY CRUISES
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them or yearning for their admiration, they shape who we are. That is something worth exploring, and Charles Ives Take Me Home does that with exceptional fluency. The story is told with a lightness that will have you laughing at one moment and moved in another, but it is one that will stay with you long after you leave the theater. That could be because stories about father-daughter relationships are sparse, or it could be because of the playwrights gift for storytelling, which in this case includes the music of modernist composer Charles Ives. Mr. Ives passion for music and his ability to perceive what exists between the obvious is the perfect addition to Ms. Dickeys storytelling. Fathers impact their daughters lives as much through words unsaid than those expressed. A lifetime filled with the complex push and pull of John and Lauras relationship is articulated through the cadence of the dribbling of a basketball and the sometimes soothing and other times energizing or agitating sounds of the violin. Mr. Ives compositions, though completely unique and unlike any of his time, are considered some of the most important musical influences in the 20th century. Perhaps that is why Ms. Dickey included his music in her deeply layered play. The music is complex, sometimes confusing but in the end profoundly influential just like the father-daughter relationship explored in Charles Ives Take Me Home. One thing I am certain of is that, if I have done anything good in music it was, first, because of my father, and second, because of my wife, Mr. Ives, who died in 1954, once said. This heartfelt ode to father and daughters is a celebration of joy, family, art, love and what it means to be home. Charles Ives Take Me Home is a play to be experienced by all and, if possible, shared with those who have had a meaningful influence on your life. Patrice Shields is the marketing director for The Naples Players. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C21 to join us for an informative presentation with Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic EXPERT TRAVEL PLANNING FOR DISCERNING TRAVELERS FOR OVER 40 YEARS. THE ONLY LOCALLY OWNED AND MANAGED VIRTUOSO AGENCY IN NAPLES.www.BettyMacleanTravel.com 2245 Venetian Court, Naples, FL 34110 With Special Guest Speaker Lesa Bain Featuring Expedition Cruising Destinations and Multi-Generational Travel Thursday, January 18, 2018 3:00 p.m. Please RSVP by Monday, January 15, 2018 RSVP@BettyMacleanTravel.com (239) 513-0333 or (800) 865-8111 BETTY MACLEAN TRAVEL, Inc. e Adventure Travel Company AM PM AM PM Therapeutic NAIL CARE (239) 601-0137 4680 Cardinal Way Suite 202 | NaplesRight next to Gulfside Dental Season SPECIAL 20% OFF any service 100% Sterilization, Pristine Nail Salon Mobile Service Available Specialized Care for Diabetic Clients Certi ed Advanced Nail Technician 1950's Style Nail Salon Aroma Therapy for Healing & Relaxation Gentlemen Friendly IVESFrom page 1 Charles Ives Take Me Home>> Who: The Naples Players >> When: Jan. 17-Feb. 11, starting at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. FridaySaturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. >> Where: The Sugden Community Theatre >> Sponsors: Gulf Coast International Properties and The Arlington Naples >> Tickets: $40 for adults, $10 for students and educators >> Info: 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org PATRICE SHIELDS / COURTESY PHOTOJamieLynn Bucci and Mark Vanagas star as the athlete daughter and the musician father in Charles Ives Take Me Home.
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Peg and Irv are quirky but endearing baby-boomers who bravely venture into the world of modern dating. But when opposites attract, they discover love isnt any easier the second time around.Rehearsals for Kalamazoo begin Feb. 12 and performances are March 28-April 22 in the Tobye Studio at the Sugden Community Theatre. Three actors and three actresses will win roles in Ripcord. The men are ages 20-40, two women are 30-40 and one woman is 65-plus. The story takes place in a sunny room on an upper floor at Bristol Place Senior Living Facility. Its prime real estate, so when the cantankerous Abby is forced to share her quarters with new arrival Marilyn, she has no choice but to get rid of the infuriatingly chipper woman by any means necessary. Rehearsals for Ripcord begin March 19 and performances are April 25-May 20 on the main stage at the Sugden Community Theatre. Although walk-ins on audition day are welcome, audition appointments are requested and can be made online at www.naplesplayers.org or by calling 4347340, ext. 100. Audition sides are posted to the website, and scripts are available at the box office for 72 hours perusal with a $20 deposit. Call the box office at 263-7990 to check on script availability. THE METROPOLITAN OPERA / COURTESY PHOTO Leontyne Price being interviewed in 2017 for the documentary The Opera House.THE METFrom page 22
C24 WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Featured event: Monday, January 29 1:00 3:30 pm Hilton Naples Thank You to Our Sponsors For info on the Festivals 18 authors, books, tickets & more: www.JewishBookFestival.org 239.263.4205$15 in advance $20 at the door Leslie Bennetts Last Girl Before Freeway Susan Silver Hot Pants in HollywoodHot Pants in Hollywood The Mary Tyler Moore Show Maude Newhart Last Girl Before Freeway The Feminine Mistake Vanity Fair New York Times The New York Times Lose up to 30 pounds in 30 days!Naples Weight Loss & Wellbeing Florida Weekly $249 Complete comprehensive review of lean vs. fat body mass, 30-day diet supplements + (3) Laser-Lipo treatments & B-12OVERWEIGHT? NaplesWeightLoss.com SUNDAYJanuary 14th 2018 10-4 pmFREE ADMISSIONMARCO ISLAND CLUB NOTES Pi Beta Phi alumnae in the Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero and Marco Island areas are invited to the Angels on the Town mixer from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, at the Trianon Hotel Lake House Bar & Grill next to the Promenade in Bonita Springs. To make a reservation or for more information, call Connie Kindsvater at 249-4969 or email email@example.com. Pilot Club of Naples/Naples Pilot Foundation meets at 6 p.m. on the second Thursday of every month at Perkins on Pine Ridge Road. The next meeting is Jan. 11. Guests and new members are always welcome. Reservations are not required. Attendees order from the menu and pay for their meals. Pilot International focuses its charitable and educational efforts on brainrelated disorders and disabilities, including traumatic brain injuries, dementia and autism. For more information, call Sue Lester 289-8268. 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 Jan 12 and 26. Visitors are always welcome. For more information, call 777-0416 or visit www.ToastoftheCoast.org. Solo Singles of Collier County was organized more than 25 years ago to create and promote recreation, culture, charitable and social activities for those persons single, divorced or widowed. Members meet at 5 p.m. every Friday for happy hour and dinner. The Jan. 12 meeting place is Erins Isle, followed by Sam Sneads at Lely Resort & Spa on Jan. 19 and Olympic Caf on Jan. 26. For membership information, call Carey Hughes at 262-0278 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 Jan. 12 place to be is Kitchen, followed by Caf Luna on Jan. 19 and Blue Monkey on Jan. 26. 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 773-732-9982.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C25 829 Airport Road North Naples, FL 34104 239.643.2292naplesboatmart.com SALE -Than-Boat-ShowBetter BEST PRICES OF THE YEAR CASH REBATES EXTENDED WARRANTY OFFERS We o er our full selection of new and used boats not just a fraction that ts in the boat show space. January 18-21 | 10am-5pm Bring your boat show entry ticket and enjoy a free championship BBQ lunch on us! 11am-1pm EXIT 101 EXIT 105 GOLDEN GATE PARKWAY CLUB NOTES The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1067-Naples serves 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 allyou-can-eat fresh fruit, donuts and pastries, yogurt, breakfast sausage, juice and coffee, with all proceeds benefitting the EAA Young Eagles program that acquaints youth ages 8-17 with aviation as a career. The next breakfast is Jan. 14. The Naples EAA chapter is one of approximately 1,700 chapters worldwide. Members are pilots, student pilots, plane builders and aviation enthusiasts. For more information, call 649-6627 or visit www.eaa1067.com. The Antique Automobile Club of AmericaNaples Marco Region meets at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of the month at First Methodist Church of Naples, 388 First Ave. S. Visitors are always welcome. The next meeting is Jan. 15. 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 Jan. 16. For information, visit www.pastelsociety.org. 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 Jan. 16 and Feb. 1. First-time visitors are always welcome to observe. For more information, call 7778851. For more information about Toastmasters International, including other area chapters and where and when they meet, visit www.toastmasters.org. All those who enjoy conversing in French are invited to the La Causerie and lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at The Moorings Country Club. Five members of Alliance Franaise de Naples will share their thoughts, notes and photos on Paris through a Fashion Eye. Cost is $30 for members, $35 for others. Reservations and paymnent by mail required by Jan. 13. For more information, call Denyse Jenkins at 5920447 or visit www.afnaples.org. 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.email@example.com. The Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance meets from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, at the Naples Conference Center, 1455 Pine Ridge Road. Admission is free, and all are welcome. For more information, call 649-4145 or visit www.gulfcoastorchidalliance.com. The Naples chapter of PFLAG, Parents Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, a support, education and advocacy group for families with gay or transgender members, meets at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, at Naples United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Road. For more information, call 963-4670 or visit www.pflagnaples.org. Naples Ship Modelers is an informal group dedicated to building wooden ship models. Members meet at 9:30 a.m. on the first and third Saturday of every month at the Landmark Naples community in North Naples. The next meetings are Jan. 20 and Feb. 3. Members should bring their works in progress and be prepared to share techniques and tips. All are invited to enjoy lunch afterward (place TBA). For more information about the club, call Dick Ritchie at 594-0868 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Womens Solo Travel Group meets from 1-3 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month at St. John The Evangelist Catholic Church in North Naples. For more information, call Kathy Bogan Cannady at 571-1524 or email naplesforyou@ gmail.com. The Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance holds its annual orchid sale from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Naples Conference Center. Admission is free. 1455 Pine Ridge Road. For more information, call 269-6389 or visit www.gulfcoastorchidalliance.com. Phi Gamma Delta graduates living in or visiting Southwest Florida are invited to join local alums for lunch from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at the Mooring Country Club. Guest speaker Kathleen van Bergen of ArtisNaples will discuss change at the venue and how it survived Hurricane Irma. For reservations or more information, call Don Meek at 3990-9030 or send an email to email@example.com. More information is also at www.swflfijigrads.com. The Hungarian-American Club of Southwest Florida invites everyone to Csardas, an evening of dinner and dancing, at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, at Audubon Country Club. The menu includes pork gulyas, chicken schnitzel with lemon caper sauce, spatzle, nokedli with cabbage, sauted green beans with roasted peppers and for desert, Hungarian kreme slices apple strudel with vanilla sauce. Flamenco guitarist Gyorgy Lakatos will perform, and Hungarian and Gypsy music will be provided by Bela Margitza, Les Blachut and Lennis Sabatino. Cost is $50 for club members, $60 for others. Reservations are required and can be made by calling Ted or Eva Hably at 293-0358. Email club news to Cindy Pierce at firstname.lastname@example.org.
C26 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 8935 Tamiami Trail North | Naples, Florida 34108(239) 254-0800 | www.shopmillstead.com Perle by Lola Trunk Show at Millstead BoutiqueJanuary 18th-19th SAVE THE DATE Guadalupe Center holds its signature gala, this year themed Welcome Aboard, on Wednesday, Jan. 17, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. Amy Heuerman is chair of the evening that benefits the centers educational programs serving Immokalee students from cradle to career. The evening begins with a cocktail reception and meet-and-greet with high school students from the centers Tutor Corps program. Tickets are $500. For more information, visit www. guadalupecenter.org. The Marco Island Center for the Arts hosts ARTini on Marco with four specialty martinis shaken, stirred and poured by local celebrity bartenders from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, at the center. Guests will enjoy hors doeuvres and chocolates plus music for dancing by The Kellogg Duo. The evenings bartenders are Dianna Dohm of the Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce, real estate professionals Becky Irwin, ErinMia Milchman of the Marco Patriots and Island Media Group and photographer Joey Waves. Admission is $50 for members of the Marco Island Center for the Arts, $55 for others. For reservations, call 394-4221 or visit www.marcoislandart.org. Youth Haven kicks its annual fundraiser up a notch by turning the 2018 event into an evening affair. The Soire of the Season is set for Friday, Jan. 19, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. For more information, visit www.youthhaven.org. Project HELPs 21st annual Chocolate Extravaganza 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. For more information, call 272-7227 or visit www.projecthelpnaples.org. Champions For Learning holds the annual Night of Champions from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. Proceeds benefit student programs including Take Stock in Children and the Real World Learning Model. Betty and Marcelo Alvarez, Dolly Bodick, Collier County Public Schools, Mary and Clay Cone, The DeVoe Family, Joyce and Willis Heim, Dorothy and Moe Kent, Jinx and Lloyd Liggett, Geraldine Martin, John K. Paul, Ericson AF Proper, Virginia Quirk, Barbara Uible and Dr. C. Todd Vedder will be honored for their impact on the lives of students through mentoring, leadership, collaboration and community involvement with educators or students. Tickets are $300. For more information, call Jason Kurek at 643-4755 or email JKurek@ChampionsForLearning.org. Bets & Broadway, the third annual casino-night fundraiser for the Naples Performing Arts Center, takes place Saturday evening, Feb. 3, at the center at 6645 Willow Park Drive. Tickets for $100 are available at www. email@example.com. The Neighborhood Health Clinic hosts a gourmet vintner dinner Saturday, Feb. 3, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. The evening begins with a reception featuring a samples from more than 10 winemakers selected by The Ritz-Carltons sommelier. Guests will then enjoy dinner, live entertainment, a live auction, dancing and more. Tickets are $375. For more information, call 316-7416 or visit www.neighborhoodhealthclinic.org. The Naples Players present the gala fundraiser Let Us Entertain You on Tuesday evening, Feb. 6, at The Naples Grande Beach Resort. The black-tie evening includes Broadwayworthy entertainment, cocktails, dinner with wine and a live auction. Tickets are $350 ($500 for patron tickets), with all proceeds benefiting the KidzAct youth theater program. Sponsors are Tanya and Denny Glass, Encore Bank, Ashley and John Paul Prebish, William Raveis Real Estate, BB&T, Fidelity Investments, FineMark National Bank & Trust, Inn on Fifth, Merrill Lynch, HEUERMAN COURTESY PHOTOThe Naples Players are pulling out all the stops for Let Us Entertain You, a black-tie evening of Broadway-worthy entertainment, cocktails and dinner, a live auction and more on Tuesday, Feb. 6, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. All proceeds benefit the TNP KidzAct program for aspiring young thespians. Shown here are KidzAct members Armand Porcacci and Julia Hajjar rehearsing the Salute to Bob Fosse number for the gala.
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OPEN FOR PREVIEW NOW!Open for Bidding January 15thTO REGISTER & PREVIEW AUCTION LOTS: nwwfonlineauction.comOpen for Bidding: Monday, January 15 at 12:01am and closes on Wednesday, January 31 at 11:59pm (EST). SAVE THE DATENaples Print Source, Port Royal Jewelers, Robb & Stucky, Rose Mary Everett Team Realtors, Sun Trust, Private Wealth Management and Sunshine Ace Hardware. For tickets or more information, call Delores Sorey at 248-8059 or visit www.naplesplayers.org. Fun Time Early Childhood Academy holds a garden party-themed gala Help Fun Time Kids Bloom! on Friday, Feb. 9, at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. Honorary event chairs are Nancy and Skip Zink; event chair and co-chair are Robin Larkin and Jackie Fritsch. Stacey Deffenbaugh of NBC2 will emcee, and Naples Mayor Bill Barnett will serve as the auctioneer. Dinner, dancing and more, including a grand prize drawing for jewelry donated by Bigham Jewelers, will be part of the fun. Tickets are $300, with proceeds helping Fun Time provide safe, quality, affordable education and care for 96 children of low-income working families in Collier County. For more information, call 261-8284 or visit www. FunTimeAcademy.org. The 18th annual Pet Lovers Gala: Krewe de Paws: Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball to benefit Humane Society Naples takes place Friday evening, Feb. 9, at Naples Botanical Garden. Honorary co-chairs are Sharon and Dolph von Arx. Tickets are $400. For more information, visit www.hsnaples. org. Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida welcomes Barbara Pierce Bush as keynote speaker for the organizations signature annual gala, The Choice Affair 2018, set for Saturday evening, Feb. 10, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. A 2004 graduate of Yale University, Ms. Bush is the CEO and co-founder of Global Health Corps, which she helped established in 2009 to engage the younger generation in addressing the worlds biggest health challenges. She was named one of Glamours Women of the Year (2011), one of Newsweeks Women of Impact (2013) and one of Fast Companys Most Creative People in Business (2015). Craig Jones is chair of The Choice Affair 2018 for PPSWCF. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. An Evening of Wine & Music to benefit Baby Basics of Collier County take place from 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at Naples United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Road. Tickets for $100 are available by calling Kath Bergin at 919-8815 or emailing kathbergin@ aol.com. The Designer Boutique associated with The Shelter for Abused Women & Childrens annual Mending Broken Hearts with Hope luncheon takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday and Monday, Feb. 18-19, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. Vendors from around the county will have specialty clothing, jewelry, accessories and gift items for sale. Admission to the boutique is free and open to the public. For more information, call Susan Utz at 775-3862 or visit www.naplesshelter. org/mbh. The 18th annual Mending Broken Hearts with Hope luncheon to benefit The Shelter for Abused Women & Children takes place at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 19, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. Linda Meak is chair of the event, and Donna Issenmann and Denise Wilburn are vice chairs. Tickets are $350. For more information, call Susan Utz at 775-3862 or visit www.naplesshelter. org/mbh. Opera Naples holds a sunset performance of classic operatic arias followed by fine dining Tuesday, Feb. 20, at Naples Botanical Garden. For information about the black-tie optional evening, visit www.operanaples.org.BUSH
C28 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Friday January 19, 20187:30 p.m. Wang Opera Center Naples Adults $40 Students/Children $10 VIP $50 VIP ~ Includes preferred seating and meet-the-artists after-party.Reservations: www.CAPAcenter.org or (239) 775-2800And theres more Mar. 2: Jazz Meets the Blues Rick How ard Quintet, featuring vocalist Lynn RichardsonJoin trumpeter Dan Miller and saxophonist Lew Del Gatto as they celebrate the genius and music of George Gershwin.Sponsors of the CAPA Jazz & Blues Series include: Florida Weekly, Susanne E. Geier Susan Gibbons, Brunie Kunzel, Naples Best Addresses J o i n t r u m p e t e r D a n M i l l e r a n d s a x o p h o n i s t L e w D e l G a t t o The Music of George Gershwin Dan Miller-Lew Del Gatto QuintetSouthwest Floridas finest Jazz musicians come together in exciting new musical groups to cover the genre from blues to classics to standards. PRESENTS&SERIESJazz Blues h h i t-michaels.comSunday-Thursday 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. 4050 Gulf Shore Boulevard North Take US 41 to Park ShoreReservations Taken 239.261.0622 NOW OPEN FOR LUNCH 11am-2pm Open for Brunch Sunday and Extended Happy Hour 11:00-6:30 WATERFRONT DINING IN VENETIAN VILLAGE Great News from TMichaels! SAVE THE DATE A Vintage Affair: Bright Lights & Bubbles to benefit The Multiple Sclerosis Center of Southwest Florida takes place on Oscar night, Sunday evening, March 4, at Quail West Golf & Country Club. Guests are encouraged to dress in old Hollywood style for the redcarpet walk and can expect to be treated like stars at the champagne reception followed by dinner and dancing. Jane Monreal from Fox 4 will emcee, and co-chairs are MS Center board members Shannon Diener and Niki Varveris. Proceeds from silent and live auctions will benefit the MS Center. Individual tickets are $350. VIP packages are $4,500 for reserved tables of 10 and include a VIP reception, premium cocktails, a Hollywood star on the evenings Walk of Fame, Academy Award-worthy swag bags and celebrity introductions at the gala. Regular tables for 10 are available for $3,000. Sponsorships are also available from $1,000 to $10,000. Reservations will be accepted until Feb. 16. For tickets or more information, call 435-1901 or visit www.msgala.com. Champions For Learning hosts a cocktail reception and silent auction to celebrate the 2018 Glass Slipper recipients and raise funds for student scholarships from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, at a custom model home in Quail West. Tickets for $50 can be purchased by calling Heather Noel at 643-4755. Saint Ann Catholic School, a ministry of Saint Ann Parish, hosts the second annual Saint Ann Latino Contemporary Art Auction at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, at The Baker Museum at Artis Naples. Guests will meet prominent local and international Latino artists, bid on their artwork during the silent auction and enjoy hors doeuvres and live entertainment, all while raising funds to perpetuate the Saint Ann Latino Scholarship Fund. Tickets are $250. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www. SALCAA.org. The American Red Cross-Floridas Southern Gulf Chapter holds its Centennial Celebration & Gala the evening of Friday, March 9, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. For more information, call Susan Solomon at 785-3654 or email email@example.com. The 10th annual luncheon to benefit New Horizons of Southwest Florida takes place Saturday, March 10, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. With a theme of Somewhere Over the Rainbow, the afternoon includes a silent auction, a performance by the Super Kids Club choir and stories from New Horizons students. Tickets are $90. Sponsorships are available. For more information, call 948-4146, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.newhorizonsofswfl. org/luncheon. The 2018 Heart Ball to benefit the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association in Southwest Florida takes place Saturday, March 10, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa. Event chairs are Nicole and Mark Stevens. Mrs. Stevens is a nurse practitioner and the health and safety coordinator at Canterbury School in Fort Myers. Mr. Stevens is the founder of Stevens Construction, signature sponsor of the 2018 ball. Tickets are $500. For more information, including details about additional sponsorship opportunities, call Kaleigh Rodden at 495-4912 or email email@example.com. Friends of Rookery Bay celebrate the tastes and feel of Old Florida at the annual Batfish Bash for the bay from 6-10:30 p.m. Friday, March 16, at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center. This years honorary chair is J. Dudley Goodlette. Tickets start at $250. For more information, visit www.rookerybay.org. The 11th annual Boogie Bash to benefit Friends of Foster Children Forever takes place Friday evening, March 23, at Grey Oaks Country Club. This years theme is Dancing through the Decades, and guests are encouraged to dress from the 1950s, s or 0s. Co-chairs are Rio DeArmond and Edee DeLuca; celebrity emcees are Krista Fogelsong of ABC-7 and Brian Roland of Crave Culinaire and Venue Naples. Music will be by the Brett Foreman Band. Tickets are $275 ($375 for patrons). Sponsorship opportunities are available. Call Maria Bustamante at 262-1808 or email maria@ friendsoffosterchildren.net. The eighth annual Bubbles, Baubles and Broadway gala to benefit Gulfshore Playhouse takes place Monday evening, March 26, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. For more information, call Lana Aylwin at the theater, 261-7529, ext. 206. The Old Bags luncheon to benefit The Shelter for Abused Women & Children is set for Wednesday, April 4, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. The main attraction is a silent auction of more than 300 new and previously loved designer handbags donated by individuals and local retailers. Pat Wheeler is the chair, and Jennifer ODell is vice chair. Tickets are $350. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, call Rebecca Thompson at 775-3862 or visit www.naplesshelter.org/oldbags. Champions For Learning and Suncoast Federal Credit Union host the annual Golden Apple Celebration of Teachers Dinner and awards ceremony from 6-9 p.m. Friday, April 6, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. Teachers of Distinction and the Heart of the Apple recipient will be honored along with the newest Golden Apple teachers. Watch www. championsforlearning.org for more information as the date nears. Email details about your charity gala or fundraising soiree to Cindy Pierce at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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C30 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com 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) 659-3108COURTESY PHOTOS VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLY Florida Weekly welcomes submissions for the Society pages from charity galas and fundraising events, club meetings and other to-dos around town. 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. SOCIETYChampagne and Ferraries at The Cave 1. Sacha Setter, Ruth ORiordan and Mari Boyd 2. Curt Armstrong, Richard Rothman, Sue Armstrong and Jacqi Rothman 3. Mary Jane Chiodo, Jim Dixon and Brenda Shields 4. Laura Dixon, Gabrielle Rumbolo and Carlo Rumbolo 5. Jim Dixon and Bill Young 6. Ruth ORiordan, Sacha Setter, Roger Setter and Susan Mackey 7. Sharon Todd and Allie Todd 1 1 2 2 4 4 6 6 3 3 5 5 7 7The 24th annual Taste of Bonita at Riverside Park 1. Josh White, Chef James Jaquette, Gabriel Onrubia, Carrie Clay and Widmayer Francois 2. Brayden Larrow and Chris Larrow 3. Candy Pollard, Terry Demere, Jon DeRush and Cindy LaCourse 4. Donna Charles, Jeff Charles and Jimmy Charles 5. Susie Badgley and Bonnie Badgley 6. Steven Belanger and Ashlee Hill 7. Thatcher McCarley, Barb McCarley and Brian McCarley
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C31 Elegant, L i s, Aff dable. The P fect Gift f all occasi s! Shop online or in our store. 945 5th Ave North Naples FL 34102 (239) 262-3975 | www.OldeNaplesChocolate.comGift Baskets and Boxes Florida Style Chocolates Wedding and Party Favors Chocolate Birthday PartiesCOURTESY PHOTOS Florida Weekly welcomes submissions for the Society pages from charity galas and fundraising events, club meetings and other to-dos around town. 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. SOCIETYNational Recovery Month celebration with the David Lawrence Center. 1. Stan Schoenewald, Tessa Magadinno and Nino Magadinno 2. Casey Andress, Peter Michaels and Priscilla Oliva 3. Kathy ONeill, Bill ONeill and Renae Burgess 4. Megan Brady, Vivian Parziali and Maria Metchear 5. Nino Magaddino, Heather Wesling, Scott Burgess, Andy Solis and Bill Barnett 6. Susan Ignelzi and Jim Ignelzi 7. Missy Saracino and Betsy Keteltas 8. Suzanne Vivonetto, Mike Ham and Leslie Weidenhammer 1 2 4 6 3 5 8 7 Trista Meister, Mary Campbell and Jessica Cullen
C32 WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 1300 THIRD STREET SOUTH, NAPLES 239-262-5500 RIDGWAYBARANDGRILL.COM L L L I I V V V V V E E M M M M U U U U S S S S I I C C C C Thursday, Friday and Saturday starting at 7pm P P P P R R R R I I X X F F F I I X X X X E E Daily 4:30-5:30 2 Courses $29(per person) DAILY HAPPY HOUR 3:00-5:30pm CALL FOR RESERVATIONS 239-260-5552 2460 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Naples, FL 34109 Every Day Noon-Close2 Dinners & 1 Bottle of Wine Only $34.99 LIVE MUSIC WED & SAT FEATURING JERRY PELLEGRINO A VEALLY GOOD DEAL HAPPY HOUR EVERYDAY 3-8 pm 1/2 PRICE Cocktails Beer Wine $6 MENU CUISINE NEWS Locals who love Chef Koko, the culinary mastermind behind Zen Asian BBQ in North Naples, will be pleased to learn he is devoting an entire restaurant to Japanese casual cuisine. The new Namba will specialize in the foods served in izakayas (Japanese gastropubs). On the menu are a few items that have already gained popularity on the Japanese side of the menu at Zen, but for Namba, Chef Koko has teamed up with Chef Mizuta for even more versions of his ramen, adding nine new toppings for customizing the noodle soup. Other offerings are sushi, robata grill specialties and premium selections of steaks and seafood. Namba opens soon in the Marketplace Plaza, 8847 Tamiami Trail N. in North Naples. For more information, call 592-4992 or visit www.nambanaples.com. Purple Spoon hosts a tour and lunch at Inyoni Farm from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12. A culinary demonstration by Chef Kristina San Filippo precedes the meal, which includes a salad of fresh harvested produce, seasonal greens and root vegetables served over rice and an oatmeal crisp for dessert. $74, reservations required. 9083842 or www.purplespoonfl.com. The Real Macaw hosts a wine dinner featuring vintages from Paumanok Vineyards in Long Island, N.Y., at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15. Winemaker Charles Massoud will join guests ask they taste selections from the vineyards sparkling, red and white wines paired with four courses. $99. 3275 Bayshore Drive. 732-1188 or therealmacaw.com. Assuage your sweet tooth at Project HELPs 21st annual Chocolate Extravaganza from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at Hodges University. In addition to sampling a smorgasbord of chocolate treats, guests will enjoy heavy hors doeuvres, wine, dancing, costume contests and more. $95. 2655 Northbrook Drive. 272-7227 or www. projecthelpnaples.org. 21 Spices by Chef Asif hosts a four-course wine dinner featuring vintages from Paumanok vineyards in Long Island, New York. On Monday, Jan. 22. Menu items include kafir lime seared scallops with pickled khichdi rice, lamb chops with spicy beet foam and garam masala chocolate with tamarind ice cream. $85. 4270 Tamiami Trail E. 9198830 or www.21spicesbydining.com. Venue Naples hosts a pop-up wine dinner featuring vintages from Morlet Family Vineyards paired with four courses at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25. $195. 13240 Tamiami Trail N. 292-1529 or www.venuenaples.com. St. Katherines Greek Festival 2018 dishes out traditional foods along with wine, beers and a host of entertainment including performances by the churchs Hellenic Dancers, music by the Grecian Keys and more from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 10-11, and noon to 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12. For Greek cuisine enthusiasts in a hurry, event organizers also offer drivethrough and pick-up services. Admission is free on opening day, $5 on Saturday-Sunday. 7100 Airport-Pulling Road. 591-3430 or www.stkatherine.net. 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 A Night in Sicily: Thursday, Jan. 11 ($69); Mediterranean Night: Wednesday, Jan 17 ($65); Its Greek to Me Night: Thursday, Jan. 25 ($65); French Bistro Night: Wednesday, Jan. 31 ($69). Sur La Table, 9501 Strada Place, Mercato; 598-1463 or www.surlatable.com Artisan Bread at Home: Thursday, Jan. 11 ($79); Sushi Party: Thursday, Jan. 11 ($79); Chicken Soup Around the World: Friday. Jan. 12 ($69); Thai Favorites at Home: Friday, Jan. 12 ($69); Date Night A Taste of Tuscany: Friday, Jan. 12 ($79); Pasta at Home: Saturday, Jan. 13 ($69); Date Night Winter in Paris: Saturday, Jan. 13 ($79); Guilt-Free Noodles: Sunday, Jan. 14 ($69); Fast, Healthy, Delicious: Sunday, Jan. 14 ($69); Comfort Cooking Under Pressure: Sunday, Jan. 14 ($69); Kids Cook Fast, Healthy, Delicious: Monday, Jan. 15 ($49); Teens Cook Fast, Healthy Delicious: Monday, Jan. 15 ($49); Meatless Monday: Monday, Jan. 15 ($69); Ultimate Bowls: Tuesday, Jan. 16 ($69); Weeknight Meals: Tuesday, Jan. 16 ($69); Taco Revolution: Tuesday, Jan. 16 ($69); 3 Desserts Every Cook Should Know: Wednesday, Jan. 17 ($69); 10 Skills for the New Year: Wednesday, Jan. 17 ($69). Email food and dining news to Lindsey Nesmith at email@example.com. COURTESY PHOTOSThe menu at Namba will include one dish with wagyu beef, tenkasu, truffle butter and gold leaf, above, and one with lobster legs, eggs nigari, tomailley aioli and Black River caviar, top.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 C33 Sunday, January 14th PetFest: 10am to 2pm Pet Parade at NoonGather your Best Friends and Come to the 9th AnnualPets on ThirdParade Registration & Details at: thirdstreetsouth.com 239.649.6707 Shop for Pet Specialty Items, Chat with Veterinarians, Commission a Pet Portrait, Watch the Parade & Awards Ceremony! 239.591.3837 799 Walkerbilt Road, Naples, Florida 34110 BayHouseNaples.com Bloody Mary Pitchers & Endless Mimosas Sunday Brunch on the River 10:30am-2pm The Claw Bar Daily 4pm The Dining Room Daily 5pm OPEN MONDAYSATURDAY 96 & SUNDAY 94 Fresh Seafood, Iowa Premium Beef, Cold Cuts, Beer, Wine & More!A Wide Selection of FROM THE BUTCHER SHOP FRESH 90/10 GROUND CHUCK $3.99 LB. BLACK ANGUS BONE IN RIB EYE STEAKS $8.99 LB. BONE IN PORK CHOPS $3.99 LB. MARINATED CHICKEN BREAST $1.99 LB. FROM THE SEAFOOD MARKET OVEN READY STUFFED SOLE $8.99 LB. FRESH SKINLESS HADDOCK$10.99 LB. 45 OZ MAINE LOBSTERS TAILS $5.99 EACH COOKED SHRIMP 315 COUNT $12.99 LB. FROM THE DELI DOMESTIC MORTADELLA$6.99 LB. FRESH GREEK SALAD$6.99 LB. SWEET OR HOT CAPICOLA $5.99 LB. HOMEMADE SWEET OR HOT ITALIAN SAUSAGE$3.99 LB. WOW! WOW! WOW! 4221 East Tamiami Trail, NaplesPricing good from January 11-17, 2018. Prices subject to change. billsseafoodandmeatery.com 239.331.7544 The Dish: Buzzs Grouper Reuben The Price: $17.95 The Place: Buzzs Lighthouse Restaurant, 9180 Gulfshore Drive North, Naples The Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. dailyThe Menu: www.buzzslighthouse.comThe Details: Great food and location, location, location set Buzzs Lighthouse apart. Come as you are, by boat or car, and claim your spot on the wooden deck, where you can peel your eyes for leaping dolphins or surfacing manatees (sometimes appearing just a canoe paddles length from your seat) in the glistening blue water of Vanderbilt Lagoon. Start with a rich New England clam chowder, jalapeno poppers or lightly fried calamari and a glass of wine, a refreshing winetail or an icy cold beer. Relax and imagine Jimmy Buffet seated nearby yep, its that kind of Old Florida vibe. Now let your taste buds relish the expertly blackened or broiled Grouper Reubens layers of American cheese, coleslaw and Thousand Island dressing on butte red and grilled rye bread, with crisp French fries. The seafood combo and the 8-ounce flat iron steak are also top choices. Now, pride yourself on having discovered a true Naples treasure, with nicely priced comfort food in a more than comfortable tropical setting on the dock of the bay. One More Thing: Talk about longevity. Buzzs Restaurant has been an affordable Naples tradition for more than 30 years. Ivan Seligman firstname.lastname@example.org T HE D I S H
C34 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Our peopleare our best ingredients.Sarasota Port Charlotte Fort Myers Cape Coral NaplesJasons Deli of Southwest Florida EOETheyre helping us grow! Visit a deli location any day between 3-5 pm to learn about available job openings and how to apply. VINOThe other ItalyIf youve ever eaten a pizza or ordered a plate of pasta in an Italian restaurant, chances are you know at least a little bit about Italian wine. Weve all encountered Chianti on the wine list, and probably Brunello and Barolo, too. But even though Italian wines are wildly popular in the U.S., and even though weve all quaffed a carafe of Sangiovese at one time or another, theres so much more to enjoy. Lets go a bit off the well-worn track, away from the Chianti region, away from Piedmont, and see where it takes us. First stop the Marches. This area is just west of the port of Ancona, on Italys east coast about 230 miles south of Venice. The most famous wine of the region is Verdicchio, a white wine with a lemony flavor profile and zippy acidity. An extremely ancient varietal, it is mentioned in Roman writing as far back as 400 A.D. Aside from being a great pairing with seafood, youve probably seen the famous bottle, which is made in the shape of a fish. Fun stuff. Inzolia is a golden white wine grown in Sutera, on the south coast of Sicily. It has honey and melon aromas, and often contains flavors of bitter orange and grapefruit. Many times, its left to oxidize, when it gains a deep golden color and nutlike qualities. Interesting, and worth the search. In Umbria, the wine to look for is Sagrantino di Montefalco. The area borders Tuscany and the Marches, but the main varietal is the Sagrantino grape. Its deeply colored and quite tannic, so its often blended with Merlot, which makes it a bit softer. Since it contains a high proportion of tannin, it ages well, and winemakers often leave it in oak barrels for over two years. Flavors include black cherries, ripe blackberry, and some spice and earth. Since it is so highly structured, it pairs especially well with steak, truffle dishes, venison, hard cheese, and even wild boar. While you might not go out of your way to find wines from Sardinia, you probably should. This island is the second largest in the Mediterranean, off the west coast of Italy, just south of Corsica. Here, they make a killer Grenache, which they call Cannonau. Its a bit rustic, so it pairs well with strongly flavored red sauces and spicy pasta dishes, but the flavors of ripe plums, blackberries, and violets, accented by a slight bitterness on the finish, make it a great food wine. Theres so much more to enjoy with Italian wines, so make it a goal to explore some of the less familiar areas. Meanwhile, here are some other Italian recommendations. Citra Caroso Montepulciano dAbruzzo Riserva 2010 ($22) Its easy to get confused between Montepulciano, which is the name of a grape, and Vino Nobile from the district of Montpulciano. Hint: look for the word Abruzzo. The almost-black color in the glass promises a fullbodied experience, with flavors of raisins, licorice and complex fruit. According to the tasting notes that accompanied this sample, the flavors are elegante e potente, because the whole thing was in Italian. Enjoy this wine with food, and decant it first. WW 92. Frescobaldi Nipozzano Vecchie Viti Chianti Rufina Riserva 2012 ($27) This classic blend from the Rufina area of Tuscany follows the traditional recipe of Sangiovese, with a percentage of Colorino, Malvasia Nera, and Canaiolo. A nose of warm earth, tobacco, and a burst of dark fruit is followed by a medium-bodied mouthfeel, and a mix of dark plum and cherry and soft tannins. This is a very typical true to type Chianti. As a Riserva, it was aged for 24 months in oak and an additional three months in the bottle before release. WW 88. Tenuta Valleselle Aureum Acinum Amarone della Valpolicella 2012 ($40) This traditional blend of Corvina, Rondinella and Molinara grapes is on the sweet side, which we expect from an Amarone, with heady flavors of smoke, raisins and dried black cherries. Try it with more aromatic cheeses such as French Camembert, and other stronglyflavored foods. WW 91-92.Ask the Wine WhispererQ. Is there something interesting I can do with empty wine bottles? Rick S., MiamiA. Lots of things. Try turning them into a lamp, which can be a perfect accent to your man (or woman) cave. Youll need a few simple tools and a DIY lamp kit, which is very easy to find online. Jerry Greenfield is The Wine Whisperer. His book, Secrets of the Wine Whisperer, is available through his website, www.winewhisperer.com. t f T M t c jerryGREENFIELDvino@floridaweekly.com o l oo k efalco. n d the i eta l is d eeply so its which i t co na nnin, ers s r us ti c, s ly f la vo p asta di p lums, a ccent e the fini s Th er e wit h Ita l to ex p lo r a reas. M othe r c t COURTESY PHOTOFrescobaldi Nipozzano Vecchie Viti Chianti Rufina Riserva is a very typical true to type Chianti. 1585 Pine Ridge Road, Suite 5, Naples, Florida 34109 239.592.0050 NoodlesCafe.comLUNCH/MONSAT 11:30AM to 4PM DINNER/MONSAT 4PM to 10PM & SUN 4PM to 9PM Live Entertainment THURSDAY 5-8 naples best HAPPY HOUR 7 NIGHTS A WEEK 4-6PMExtended Happy Hour 4-7 on Thursday
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JANUARY 11-17, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C35 Specials good from December 7-9, 2017. Lobster prices subject to change without notice. Please call for pricing. CHEF BILLS WEEKLY FEATURES SERVED ALL DAY Surf & Turf Dinner For 2$99.9932oz Bone in Tomahawk steak served with 2 one-pound Maine lobsters served with chowder, salad, baked potato and veggiesTwin Lobsters$34.99Two one-pound Maine lobsters served with a cup of NE clam chowder, corn on the cob and drawn butterLobster Dinner For 2$109.99Two 2-pound Maine lobsters served with chowder, salad, corn on the cob and baked potatoes3 COURSE EARLY BIRD SPECIAL SERVED DAILY (Dining Room Only)SunThurs 3pm-5pm Fri & Sat 3pm-4:30pm Salad, Entre and Dessert $19Menu Choice: 6oz let mignon, 4oz baked stu ed lobster tail, BBQ grilled salmon, baked haddock Florentine, shrimp and sword pomodoro, grouper ngers, grilled sword sh or chicken marsalaEnjoy a glass of house wine or champagne for only $4 with your early bird dinner CHEF BILLS LUNCH SPECIALS SERVED 114 Stir Fry Special $12Steak and scallops sauted with fresh vegetables nished in a sweet teriyaki glaze served over rice Baked Haddock Livan $13 Topped with artichoke hearts and cheddar cheese served with rice and veggies Chef Louiss Burger Special $12Grilled Angus burger topped with a fried egg, crispy onions, lettuce, tomato and onions served with fries and a pickleSuper Saver Lunch Specials King Crab Salad Rollup $13 Hours: Sun-Thu 11am-9pmFri-Sat 11am-9:30pm HAPPY HOURDaily 11am-9:30pm (Bar Only)Check Out Our Happy Hour Menu!LIVE ENTERTAINMENTSun-Thu 6-9pm Fri-Sat 6:30-9:30pm El Gato Solea The Consecutones Manhattan Connection Joey Fiato Bill Colletti Take Two Furguson & Rogers The Only Naples Restaurant Where Fresh Seafood is Flown in Daily From New England! SUNDAY & WEDNESDAY FEATURE SERVED ALL DAYTwin Lobsters$26.99 2 one-pound Maine lobsters served with corn on the cob and drawn butter4221 East Tamiami Trail, Naplesbillssteakandseafood.com 239.455.5111 to change without notice. Please call for pricing. CUISINEFor diner basics with a side of whimsy, get PoachedThe menu at Poached in Bonita Springs and Naples includes nine omelets, six eggs benedicts and seven French toasts along with eight salads and dozens of sandwiches in the form of panini, wraps, pitas, burritos and croissants. Not to mention a separate list of weekly breakfast and lunch specials to consider. The sheer numbers of options are enough to scramble your brain as you try to decide: breakfast or lunch, healthy or hearty, home fries, hash brown patties or hash brown casserole? Its been a few years since I visited, but I can recall suffering the same level of indecision when it came time order. Back then, this brunch spot was called Toast, but the owners later changed the name because a Chicago restaurant already had registered a federal trademark on Toast. The word Poached reflects the many variations of eggs benedict served, but the one-word name also hints at the modest ambition of providing simple food and fresh ingredients, as the restaurants website says. Im not sure I would refer to salted caramel French toast (stuffed with caramel cream cheese and chocolate chips) or banana oatmeal brulee (torched brown sugar and whipped cream) as simple food. In fact, Poached conjures variations on classic American dishes that show imagination and whimsy offered side by side with the no-frills originals for those who prefer the basic and familiar. You can get your eggs benedict with traditional Canadian bacon, or you can get it Caliente with spicy chorizo patties and black beans. Poached also strives to incorporate wholesome ingredients, including locally baked breads, freshly squeezed juice from Sun Harvest Citrus oranges and housemade granola. Our specials are inspired by local, seasonal ingredients, quality products and most importantly customer requests, the website says. While Poached delivers on much of what it strives for, things can go awry when the indoor and outdoor tables are packed and the staff is racing to keep up. A server may take your beverage requests then disappear far too long before coming back to get the rest of the order. Food may not arrive as hot as it should. Or a plate might feel very hot to the touch as if it had just been snatched from a steamy dishwasher and unintentionally raise the temperature of chilled food thats been placed on it. Yet even in the weeds of the noonhour crush, there will be unflagging smiles and warm hospitality from the staff, who acknowledge their regular customers. Not being in a hurry, we werent too stressed by the pace of service and tried to relax and enjoy our hot tea, Stans signature Colombian roast coffee and Diet Coke ($2.65 each). We did the time warp, listening to the oldies of our youth piped through the dining room. We admired the original artwork hanging on the walls, stylized paintings of coffee cups and dripping citrus illuminated by the bright light that floods in through massive windows. The ceiling is a playful checkerboard of pastel shades that reminded us of eggshells, pale yolks and bright egg whites. Two us decided on breakfast, which is served all day, ordering from the weekly specials. The Big, Fat Cranberry Pecan Belgian Waffle ($10.99 with choice of eggs and meat) had a golden, crisp crust and fluffy interior the epitome of a good waffle. It was flecked with dried fruit that added pops of tartness and chopped nuts that brought some crunch, but it would have been even better with more of each. Good, thick maple syrup was served in a small pitcher. The scrambled eggs we chose were warm and puffy, but the thick strips of chewy bacon were not even warm. The Gulf Coast omelet ($10.99 with choice of potato and toast) was just right temperature-wise and substantial in size. It was stuffed to the edges with tasty fillings succulent large shrimp (halfheartedly blackened), spicy crumbled chorizo, creamy black beans and sauted peppers and topped with chopped tomatoes, fresh cilantro and a light coating of hollandaise. The triangular hash-brown patties were super-crispy from deep frying and fluffy within golden, crunchy perfection. Two slices of honey whole-grain wheat bread were included but hardly needed. Our one lunch item was the cranberry chicken salad wrap ($9.99 with choice of potato), and like the waffle there werent a lot of cranberries in the honey-sweetened salad. It did have a good amount of chicken, spinach, tomatoes and cucumbers, though. The wrap was served on the mysteriously hot plate mentioned earlier, which added an unpleasant warmth to the bland, mayonnaise-heavy potato salad we chose as the side. We give credit to Poached for putting new spins on tried-and-true dishes. But at the same time, we hope in the future that some of that attention will be spent on polishing the details that make or break even basic diner fare. drew STERWALDcuisine@floridaweekly.com Poached>> Hours: 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m. daily >> Reservations: Not accepted >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: $6.99-$12 >> Beverages: Beer and wine >> Specialties of the house: Breakfast and lunch >> Volume: Loud when busy >> Parking: Plaza lot >> Website: www.breakfastnaples.comRatings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: 24600 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs; 221-8256 Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor DREW STERWALD / FLORIDA WEEKLYThe Gulf Coast omelet at Poached is loaded with large shrimp, spicy chorizo sausage and black beans.The Big, Fat Cranberry Pecan Belgian Waffle comes with choice off eggs and meat. The cranberry chicken salad wrap is stuffed with spinach, tomatoes and cucumbers.
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LUXE LIVINGFLORIDA WEEKLYTHE NAPLES LUXURY HOME REDEFINED JANUARY 2018 LORI HAMILTON / COURTESY PHOTO Shopping Trip Feeling good about textures 15 Designer Q&AMalibu Wests Leslie Thompson 2Gallery GuideWhere the art is 12 Page 8 DREAM HOME HOME Creating aRevamping a Naples Bay manse for the millennium
2 LUXE LIVING JANUARY 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY PublisherShelley Hobbsshobbs@floridaweekly.comEditorCindy Piercecpierce@floridaweekly.comLuxe Living WriterMichael Korb Graphic DesignerMeg RoloffCirculation ManagerMaggie Humphreymaggie@floridaweekly.comAccount ExecutivesNicole Ryannryan@floridaweekly.comCori Higginschiggins@floridaweekly.comLexi Marklelexi.email@example.com Adam Schonbergaschonberg@floridaweekly.com Sales and Marketing AssistantKatie Babkakbabka@floridaweekly.comPublished by Florida Media Group LLCNaples Florida Weekly 9051 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 202 Naples, Florida 34108 Phone 239.325.1960www.FloridaWeekly.com Copyright: The contents of the Florida Weekly are copyright 2016 by Florida Media Group, LLC. No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC. YOUR OWN LIFESTYLE Create ROYAL COVE PLAZA LESLIE THOMPSONNot everyone has the gift of understanding someone elses wants and needs. For for interior designers, however, there may be no greater strength than the ability to take snippets of interests and turn them into a clients dream. And thats what Leslie Thompson of Malibu West Interiors does on a daily basis. Luxe Livings Michael Korb spoke with her about her craft. Q: When did you first know you wanted to be a designer? A: As a teen, I actively participated in my familys renovation project. At some point they started coming to me for solutions in working through problem areas, and it imprinted on me that I really felt at home on a construction site. Q: Where did you learn your craft? A: It has been a long and winding road isnt that true for everything in life? My road allowed me to learn under is a natural when it comes to clients needsED CHAPPELL / COURTESY PHOTODESIGNER Q&A Leslie ThompsonSEE Q&A, PAGE 4 An outdoor space created by Leslie Thompson lives like the indoors thanks to custom wall art and Ebel furniture.
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BY MICHAEL KORBFlorida Weekly CorrespondentWhat do you do when you realize the house you live in just doesnt cut it anymore? You go looking for another. Thats what Nancy Apel and Greg Stubblefield did when they decided their abode overlooking Naples Bay had become outdated and was too small for their family. When a house down the street went up for sale, they took a look and fell in love with the interior and the architectural design. But their current location had a far better view. So they called architect Rob Herscoe of Herscoe Hajjar Architects and interior designer Judith Liegeois, both of whom had helped create the home down the street, and asked them to reimagine their house along the same, bigger and better lines. They kept the original house, says Ms. Liegeois. But Rob, an under-appreciated genius of an architect, took the very dated floor plan with small, not wellappointed rooms and just blew it open. It turned into this amazingly workable, livable space that connects totally to the outdoors. The revamped six-bedroom, seven fulland three This home in Aqualane Shores found new life when architect Rob Herscoe, interior designer Judith Liegeois and builder BCB Homes collaborated on a renovation that resulted in an indoor/outdoor gem for owners Greg Stubble eld and Nancy Apel. Revamping,updating a Naples Bay manse for the millennium COVER STORY ThihiAlShfdlifhhiRbHiidiJdihLiidbild 8 LUXE LIVING JANUARY 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY DREAM HOME HOME Creating a
COVER STORYLORI HAMILTON / COURTESY PHOTOSWith an organic palette and clean lines, the interior maintains a casual vibe while still feeling modern and fresh, which allows it to transition seamlessly to the outdoor living space overlooking Naples Bay.-bath home seems to defy any particular style and yet is a monument to clean lines, beautiful surfaces and outdoor living at its finest. This house suits the millennium, Ms. Liegeois says. Its more for casual living. There are no formal living areas in the house. Though there are separate living and family rooms, they are connected. It just works perfectly for a large family that loves living life on the water: swimming, boating, fishing, grilling, jet skiing, etc. They wanted a home that would accommodate all their children. They wanted a home that flowed meaning from room to room there was a sense of continuity, says Ms. Liegeois. As youre sitting in the family room you can see into the living room and/or into the study. The family can be in different parts of the house but still be connected with one another. A soft palette of whites, creams and taupe is used throughout, and many of the fabrics throughout are indoor-outdoor so they can take a lot of use. The main living spaces (the living and family rooms) are separated only by a standalone two-way fireplace thats wrapped in beautiful Venetian plaster. Local artist Ran Adlers swarm of gold-painted SEE MANSE, PAGE 10 FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com JANUARY 2018 LUXE LIVING 9
acacia thorns hangs above the livingroom side, while a big TV fills that place of importance on the family-room side. The family room is open to the large kitchen, where a host of different tones and surfaces come into play. We wanted the house to be modern and clean in its design and finishes, but not so anemically modern, says Ms. Liegeois. So the (kitchen cabinetry) is an open-grained, ashy-driftwood. We wanted to bring organic elements to the clean lines of the house. There are a lot of organic pieces. A massive marble island resides under wooden beams a visual cue that continues in the family room. Organic elements show up elsewhere, as well: in the raw wood plank dining table and the leafshaped accent chairs as well as in the fur throws in the bedrooms. Its all a wonderful conversation in each room that lends itself to the natural elements of outdoors. The study also has a natural feel to it, thanks in large part to its walls being covered in warm gray/taupe grass cloth. Another unique feature to that room is that it has a window within the home itself, lo oking through the foyer and into the living room. So when you are in the study you look out through the door and into the family room, but when you look out the window, you see into the living room, says Ms. Liegeois. Its like a pop-up study. Of course, the foyer deserves mention as well, if not just for the statement circular window over the entrys double doors, but also for the round chandelier, by New Zealand lighting designer David Trubridge, who gets his inspiration from Maori people and the flax plant that is native to the region. Again, its a natural element that works beautifully in a modern setting.Moving outdoorsPart of what makes the outdoor living space so accessible is that when the sliding glass doors are totally pushed back the stone floors from inside transition directly to the decking without a lip or step. And that leads right onto a stunning zeroedge pool overlooking more seating and the beautiful waters of Naples Bay. That was hugely important to them, adds Ms. Liegeois. As the team chose furnishings and accessories for the re-imagined family home, Ms. Liegeois stressed that everything selected for the inside needed to work along with everything selected for the outdoor areas. They become one, she says about the two areas. On a beautiful day when you open up all those doors, the family room and living room are totally connected to the outdoors. The areas are seamless. Its done very thoughtfully. And that means the homeowners have many more years of enjoyment ahead of them in a place they truly call home. Herscoe Hajjar Architects 22 10th St. S. 643-4010; www.hharch.com BCB Homes 3696 Enterprise Ave. 643-1004; www.bcbhomes.com Judith Liegeois Designs 363 12th Ave. S. 430-6811 www.judithliegeoisdesigns.comMANSEFrom page 9Above: Local artist Ran Adlers swarm of gold-painted acacia thorns creates a focal point above the living-room replace. Above left: Chunky marble countertops and a wall treatment that mimics the lighting cast by the chandelier make for a dazzling master bath. Top: Soft tones and textures throughout wrap the home in luxury and make the master suite a study in relaxation.COVER STORY 10 LUXE LIVING JANUARY 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY IMAGINE. DESIGN. BUILD.COMPLETE RENOVATIONS KITCHEN & BATH DESIGN EXTERIOR INTERIOR INTERIOR DESIGN CGC# 1507216 RENOVATIONS-PLUS.COM 239.593.620011983 TAMIAMI TRAIL N., SUITE #110, NAPLES, FL 34110OUTDOOR KITCHENS OUTDOOR LIVING ROOMS PERGOLAS | WOOD TRIM LANAI CEILING TOUNGE & GROOVE ADDITIONS CROWN MOLDING CUSTOM BUILT-IN CABINETRY PAINTING | FAUX FINISHING BACKSPLASH TILE DESIGN & INSTALLATION
FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com JANUARY 2018 LUXE LIVING 11 BY MICHAEL KORBFlorida Weekly CorrespondentWhen you have weather like we do, you want to take full advantage of it every chance you get. And that means living outdoors as much as possible. But outdoor furniture can be hit or miss. Some looks good but doesnt hold up to the elements. And some is tough as nails but looks like it was designed in the 1950s from leftover parts of the USSRs Sputnik program. Luckily, those two problems have been solved by SUNS Brand, a Dutch outdoor furniture manufacturer that has just opened its first brand store in the U.S. here in Naples. The SUNS Brand Store in Mercato features the full line of the award-winning furniture. We are headquartered in Plymouth, Mass., says Gabriel Kroeze, managing director of SUNS USA, the sole distributor for the brand in the U.S. But we were shipping so much furniture from Massachusetts to Naples and had so many customers telling us we should open a showroom in Naples that it just made sense for us. And with that move the company opened its own warehouse locally, significantly cutting down on delivery times. SUNS is known to be much more contemporary and European than most traditional outdoor furniture and uses a unique mix of materials including wicker, aluminum and reclaimed teak. People come into the store and say, Is this outdoor furniture? It looks more like indoor furniture, Mr. Kroeze says. I hear that almost every day. The showroom displays the manufacturers five expansive collections (broken into colors: red, green, blue, orange, gray), giving customers a wide range of stylish choices. For example, the award-winning Isla design is set on a platform of reclaimed teak and features convertible back frames, allowing users to sit forward or backward. SUNS features everything for the outdoors, from dining tables and chairs, lounges, sofas, chairs, bar sets and some accessories. This is the first store that really shows what the SUNS brand is all about, says Mr. Kroeze. Its a beautiful showroom. When you walk in you see a mixture of every SUNS collection with the latest models that they produce for 2018. Naples is a little bit different than Europe in that you have year-round beautiful weather, but where we have the four seasons we look use every little bit of sunshine to be outside in comfort. To that end, SUNS strives to bring the same level of comfort people are used to inside their home to their outdoor furnishings. The company even has its own line of fabrics specially designed for the Florida climate. Our fabric is our own fabric, says Mr. Kroeze. It is extremely water repellent. The rain pops up like on a polished car. Our framing is powder-coated aluminum. Its really made to be outside. And isnt that the reason all of us are in Naples to begin with? SUNS Brand Store 9118 Strada Place, Mercato 631-5114 www.sunbrandstore.comSHOP TALKSUNS Brand Store makes your outdoors shineTIM GIBBONS / FLORIDA WEEKLYDecidedly Scandinavian and European in design, SUNS Brand furnishings utilize reclaimed teak and boast an appeal that makes them perfect for indoors and outdoors alike in Southwest Florida. A constant and growing demand from customers in the Northeast to ship furniture to their winter homes in Naples prompted Gabriel Kroeze, managing director of SUNS USA, the distributor for the Dutch outdoor furniture manufacturer, to open up shop in Mercato and also to have a Naples warehouse. e ally
12 LUXE LIVING JANUARY 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY DEBRUYNE FINE ART275 Broad Ave. S. 262-4551; www.debruynefineart.com19th and 20th century original paintings, fine art New this year: Many new Robert Vickery paintings and original Pinos. DENNIS GOODMAN PHOTOGRAPHY & PRINTING2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road 825-4677; www.dennisgoodmanphotography.comMr. Goodman specializes in Everglades, wildlife, landscapes and bird photography. The gallery is also a full print shop for other artists and photographers. EAST-WEST FINE ART9115 Strada Place in Mercato 2425 Tamiami Trail N. Mercato, 220-7503; Tamiami Trail N., 821-9459 www.eastwestfineart.comOwners Leeza and Olga Arkhangelskaya bring work by academically trained, worldrenowned artists to Naples. Through Jan. 16: Liquid Illusions, showcasing Venetian resin-glass sculptures by Annalu. Jan. 17-31: Neapolitan Moods: Florida Through Russian Eyes, an exhibition of works by pleinair impressionists painters Irina Alexandrina, Viktorija Bulava, Julie Kostova, Mikhail Shapovalenko and Rustem Stahurski. THE GALLERIES OF CRAYTON COVE Art After Dark from 6-9 p.m. every second Saturday. Earth and Fire749 12th Ave. S. 261-6658; www.earthandfire-naples.comGuess-Fisher Gallery810 12th Ave. S. 659-2787; www.Guess-Fishergallery.comPhil Fisher Fine Art810 12th Ave. S. 403-8393; www.philfisherfineart.comRandom Acts of Art761 12th Ave. S. 435-0668; www.randomactsart.comVintage Charm751 12th Ave. S. 200-2799; www.vintagecharmofnaples.comGARDNER COLBY GALLERIES386 Broad Ave. S. and 365 Broad Ave. S. 403-7787; www.gardnercolbygallery.comShowcasing an eclectic collection of living American artists. Three shows this season: Jan. 24, Juan Carlos Collada and Theresa Girard; Feb. 21, Frank Corso; and March 14, Focus on Figurative HARMON-MEEK GALLERY599 Tamiami Trail N., Suite 309 in Capital Bank Building 261-2637; www.harmonmeekgallery.comCelebrating 55 years in Naples. One-artist solo exhibitions change every two weeks. Jan. 8-26: Jessica Daryl Winer Jan. 29-Feb. 9: Hunt Slonem Feb. 12-23: Jenness Cortez Feb. 26-March 9: Laura Shechter March 12-23: Tobi Kahn March 26-April 6: Richard Segalman April 9-27: Reynier Llanes HARMON-MEEK | MODERN382 12th Ave. S. in the Third Street South shopping district 262-2699; www.harmonmeekgallery.comThrough January: Cuban-born Humberto Calzada, who moved to Miami with his family in 1960, joins the stable of artists whose works are on display this season. Mr. Calzadas mystical and illusionary canvases place the viewer in a believable yet totally imaginary world. MARCO ISLAND CENTER FOR THE ARTS1010 Winterberry Drive, Marco Island 394-4221; www.marcoislandart.orgThrough Jan. 30 in the Lauritzen & Rush Galleries: East Meets West, an exhibition of works by Muffy Clark Gill (fiber), Dr. Joseph Parisi (photography) and Richard Rosen (rake-fired clay) lluminating and interpreting ancient traditions, iconic places and sacred ceremonies of Cambodia, India and Vietnam. Through Jan. 30 in La Petite Gallery: Works by Vera Ripley, a Russian native who took up oil painting after she moved to Winnepeg, Ontario. MARIANNE FRIEDLAND GALLERY359 Broad Ave. S. 262-3484; www.mariannefriedlandglry.comNAPLES ART ASSOCIATION585 Park St. 262-2517; www.naplesart.orgNAAs mission is to expand cultural horizons, broaden education and enrich the community through the visual arts. NAPLES ART DISTRICT289-5070; www.NaplesArtDistrict.comA collection of galleries and studios in the area north of Pine Ridge Road and west of AirportPulling Road. More than 40 member artists welcome visitors for gallery tours from 5-8 p.m. on the first Wednesday of every month and also from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the third Saturday of every month. SHAW GALLERY761 Fifth Ave. S. 261-7828; www.shawgallery.comFocus on sculptors, painters, and glass artists. SWEET ART GALLERY 2100-A Trade Center Way 597-2110; www.thesweetartgallery.comFeb. 7: The public is invited to a reception from 5-8 p.m. for Painted Ladies, an exhibit of works by Brenda Belfield, Luba Drahosz and Patricia Mayhew. THE ENGLISHMAN FINE ART365 Fifth Ave. S. (next to The French) 649-8088; www.theenglishmanusa.comPaintings, sculpture and fine furnishings. THOMAS RILEY STUDIO26 10th St. S. 529-2633; www.thomasrileystudio.comA gallery and atelier specializing in contemporary craft, fine art and design. Through Feb. 9: An exhibition of recent works by Hugh Davies, a professor at the Ringling College of Art + Design in Sarasota. Mr. Davies was raised in Nigeria and England, educated in Somerset and studied fine art at Brighton College of Art and Chelsea College of Art in London. An opening reception takes place from 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11. Regular hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, evenings and weekends by appointment. GALLERY GUIDE The Last Summer, by Cuban-American artist Humberto Calzada, who joins the artists represented at the Harmon-Meek | Modern.Tripoli, by Hugh Davies, on exhibit at Thomas Riley Studio through Feb. 9, with an opening reception Thursday evening, Jan. 11. Splashfoot, resin glass sculpture by Annalu, on exhibit at East West Fine Art through Jan. 16 Visit our New Location e Englishman Fine Art365 5th Ave South, Ste 101 Naples, FL 34102
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