Behind the WheelAlfa Romeos Giulia aims for your driver heart. A16 ROGER WILLIAMS A2 OPINION A4 HEALTHY LIVING A26 PETS A28 BUSINESS A31 REAL ESTATE B1 ARTS C1 CALENDAR C6-10 ANTIQUES C5 PUZZLES C14 FILM REVIEW C19 CUISINE C31 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 INSIDE Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store.www.FloridaWeekly.comWEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 House HuntingThis three-bedroom Kingston attached villa in Marbella Isles shows like a model. B1 Creature comfortHunt Slonems whimsical subjects have kept the art world in thrall for almost 40 years. C1 NetworkingA retirement celebration at Venue Naples for Frank Maggio of Conditioned Air. A34 Empty Bowls Naples holds the 12th annual Empty Bowls lunch to help fight hunger in Collier County on Saturday, Jan. 27. As in years past, crowds will line up from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cambier Park for hot soup made and donated by local restaurants and clubs and ladled into pottery bowls handmade by local artisans, students and other volunteers. Live entertainment, a silent auction, pottery demonstrations, a pottery sale and a paint-your-own-bowl booth will be part of the fun. Standing in line to get into the park does not have to be part of the Empty Bowls experience, however. This year for the first time tickets are available in advance and entitle holders to enter Cambier Park at a separate entrance. Purchase tickets for $20 each at www. emptybowlsnaples.com. Print out the email confirmation and bring it to the big green flag off Park Street southwest of the events main stage, where check-in will begin at 10:30 a.m.Soups on for Empty Bowls Naples SEE SOUP, A18 Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me I lift my lamp beside the golden door! COURTESY PHOTO COURTESY PHOTO Gene Vertus joins students at the school he Gene Vertus joins students at the school he founded and built in his hometown, Francois, founded and built in his hometown, Francois, Haiti, to educate and feed them. Haiti, to educate and feed them. L SEE SEE TEMPEST, A8 TEMPEST, A8 BY ROGER WILLIAMS BY ROGER WILLIAMS rwilliams@ oridaweekly.com rwilliams@ oridaweekly.com awyers and doctors, elected leaders and teachers, IT experts and pastors and business owners, mothers and fathers, aunts and uncles, friends, Americans and fellow countrymen: Theyre immigrants all. Let us introduce you to them. In the wake of brutal questions about immigrants emerging from the White House recently, Florida Weekly decided to set politics aside, or at least to relegate it to a supporting role. This week, we tell the brief stories of several immigrants themselves, Floridians who sudden-TEMPEST-TOSSED Triumphant immigrants deeply loyal to the U.S., remember their beginnings COURTESY PHOTO Vol. X, No. 14 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. COMMENTARYImmigrantsrusI talked to Jeff Adler about immigration the other day without even sending him a check. Teachers should be paid by their students, after all. Holding undergraduate and graduate degrees from Harvard University, Professor Adler specializes in U.S. urban immigration and criminology, subjects hes studied, taught and written about for more than 30 years from his seat at the University of Florida, in Gainesville. His books are published by the Harvard University Press. I made all the right preparations before I got on the phone with such an eminent scholar: did push-ups to clear my mind. Donned my most scholarly-looking spectacles. Furrowed my brow in the studious manner expected of academics and those in the know. I even considered reciting Miltons Paradise Lost backwards to my yard chickens as a warm-up exercise, but the hens might have stopped laying eggs, in protest (#metoo-noeggs). They dont like to be harassed anymore than anybody else. I hold a degree from one of the Ivies myself, but thats likely the result of a dumb mistake made in the admissions office. No doubt some clerk clicked my name right next to the name he should have chosen like that bonehead in Hawaii who clicked the Under Attack icon right next to the This Is Just a Test icon. Oops. You cant call it back, pal. So, I made it through the big front gate at Columbia University on 116th and Broadway and somehow earned a masters in journalism. Actually I double-majored, earning a masters at Cannons bar on 107th, as well. Cannons was full of immigrants an Irishman with one eye who had his social security checks mailed to the bar; a Russian with scars on his head; and a Texas woman who grew up on a cattle ranch, came to New York as a fashion model and singer, became wealthy, and somehow ended up a day-drinker at Cannons (any Texan who crosses the state line should be considered an immigrant to the United States). Looking back, I realize it helped prepare me for a conversation with Professor Adler, who was just like those Cannonians. He talked a lot, he said the most interesting things in the world, he was articulate (unlike many Cannonians) and even eloquent (all Cannonians are eloquent, even when theyre too drunk to speak clea rly). As it turns out, he has his own immigrant family stories the stories of eastern European or Russian Jews. Fifty years ago, Harvard wouldnt have accepted me (with my) background, he told me. Many of us have such backgrounds. Heres how: Some 24 million people arrived mostly poor in America in a 35-year period beginning about 1890 and ending after World War I, in 1924. For more than half of all Americans today, the first person in our families to arrive here was part of that great immigration, the professor said. They often immigrated from rough, poor, non-democratic places, and the powers that be didnt like it. Immigrants then tended to have nothing, were uneducated, unwashed, and spoke something besides English. So people complained and officials acted. The first federal immigration system was established in 1924, Professor Adler said. Government officials thought, Who do we want to keep out, and who do we want to admit in sizeable numbers? So they set up a quota system based on the make-up of the country back in 1890 (before the big immigration began). The quota system was self consciously xenophobic, based on having large numbers of western Europeans, Norwegians for example, but not others. We wanted more people with blond hair and blue eyes. Displaying attitudes still too-common today, many Americans immediately assumed crimes were the work of hotblooded immigrants prone to hateful acts. And in 1925 or so, they blamed Italians and Sicilians, in particular, along with other swarthy newcomers. The Know Nothing movement of nativists and bigots born in the face of Irish immigration in the 1850s sprang up anew in other forms, in the first decades of the 20th century. Then another migration started the great exodus of rural southern blacks into northern cities, people looking for jobs and better opportunities than their sharecropping, cotton-picking lives could provide. So these other groups suddenly got whiter: Sicilians, Greeks and others who were defined by some subsets of Americans as a threat a biological threat, a threat to social order, as people who were lazy, as people who committed crimes those folks were off the hook. An explicit argument used today by President Trump to restrict immigration dates to the mid-19th century, at least: Immigrants bring crime in disproportionate numbers. But thats 170-year-old fake news. My area of expertise is criminal behavior. So I can tell you, statistically youre much more likely to be murdered by your friends and family than by a stranger, an immigrant, noted the professor. Some of these things are knowable, he added. We can know statistically, generally, who commits a crime. We can also know if immigrants take American jobs; the short answer is, No. Although we persist in vilifying them particularly those from any of the 54 African countries, or from Haiti, or from the Americas history shows clearly: Immigrantsrus. Our parents, grandparents and great grandparents got here, often illegally or with no quotas, over the strong objections of American nationalists. Who were wrong. Now, every time any of us looks at a Haitian or a Salvadoran or an African, just to name a few, were looking at our grandparents or great grandparents. To think otherwise is not to think, only to react. So how would you treat your greatgrandparents? I know how Id treat mine. i i g B i roger WILLIAMSrwilliams@floridaweekly.com
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A4 NEWS WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY PublisherShelley Hobbsshobbs@floridaweekly.comEditorCindy Piercecpierce@floridaweekly.comReporters & ColumnistsEric Bretan Stephanie Davis Jerry Greenfield Bob Harden Dan Hudak Phil Jason Myles Kornblatt Lindsey Nesmith Scott Simmons Robbie Spencer Drew Sterwald Nancy Stetson Evan Williams Roger WilliamsPhotographersPeggy Farren Tim Gibbons Vandy Major Bernadette La Paglia Charlie McDonald Bob Raymond Ivan SeligmanCopy EditorCathy CottrillFood & Wine EditorKaren Feldmankfeldman@floridaweekly.comPresentation EditorEric Raddatzeraddatz@floridaweekly.comAssistant Presentation EditorHannah KruseProduction ManagerAlisa Bowmanabowman@floridaweekly.comGraphic DesignersMeg Roloff Chris Andruskiewicz Paul Heinrich Scott Sleeper Circulation ManagerMaggie Humphreymaggie@floridaweekly.com Circulation AssistantTom HumphreyCirculationGreg Tretwold Anthony Scrace Allan Clayton Maria ChavezAccount ExecutivesNicole Ryannryan@floridaweekly.comCori Higginschiggins@floridaweekly.comLexi Marklelexi.email@example.comAdam Schonberg firstname.lastname@example.orgSales and Marketing AssistantKatie BabkaBusiness Office ManagerKelli CaricoPublished by Florida Media Group LLCPason Gaddis email@example.com Jeffrey Cull firstname.lastname@example.org Jim Dickerson email@example.com Naples Florida Weekly 9051 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 202 Naples, Florida 34108 Phone 239.325.1960 Fax: 239.325.1964 Subscriptions:Copyright: The contents of the Florida Weekly are copyright 2017 by Florida Media Group, LLC. No portion may be reproduced without the express written consent of Florida Media Group, LLC.Call 239.325.1960 or visit us on the web at www.floridaweekly.com and click on subscribe today.One-year mailed subscriptions: $34.95 in-county$53.95 in-state $60.95 out-of-state OPINIONObscene distortionsIs it me, or has anyone else noticed that when someone is exposed for wrongdoing, the responses all seem similar? No matter whether someone is overheard saying something racist, credibly accused of sexual harassment or caught in some incredibly egregious act, if the person decides that its futile to dispute the charge, his (or her) apology looks like it came from the same mea culpa template. Somewhere in each one, there will be words to the effect that he or she has had a lapse in judgment, is sorry that he or she caused harm or distress and, this is my favorite of all, This is not the person I am. Its not just individuals who eat the very same humble pie, but corporations, too, when theyre caught in some awful act. Lets take a certain hospital in Baltimore, the University of Maryland Medical Center, which on a very cold night was taped patient dumping. A passer-by shot video of an incoherent woman being taken out by security guards, wearing only a flimsy convalescent gown, and abandoned at a bus stop. Had the guy not interceded, theres every reason to believe that she would have frozen to death. Sure enough, when the facilities administrator realized that the inhumane treatment had been inescapably proven, he had no choice but to face a news conference. And what did he say? You guessed it: We firmly believe what occurred Tuesday night does not reflect who we are. Im left with the impression that when someone uses the not who I am phrase, thats exactly who they are. All the person is trying to do is wriggle out of the mess. And that explains why everyones grovels all resemble each other. Many, if they can afford it, quickly go out and hire a crisis manager, a glorified PR person. Their loads of Crisis Response Altering Perceptions all sound the same. For that they get big bucks. Then we have those who never say theyre sorry. They have decided never to show any remorse about their disgusting comments or conduct. Im thinking, of course, of a certain president of the United States. He has concluded that even hinting at second thoughts shows weakness, and from a tactical point of view, hes usually right. So when he states something thats blatantly racist, he can swat the outrage away by denying he ever said what he said, even when there are witnesses. Im not a racist. I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed, that I can tell you. Yup, hes said that. And his base laps it up. Then you have the accessories before and after the fact, accomplices who filter their ev ery utte rance through their ambition. They are the ones who curry favor with the president because theyve calculated that it will be in their selfinterest. First, two GOP senators who were in the room Tom Cotton and David Perdue insisted they do not recall the president saying those comments specifically. Now Perdue has gotten braver, declaring that Trump didnt say sh**hole, it was a gross misrepresentation. Apparently, he heard sh**house. How absurd is that? Our social and political discourse has gotten that moronic. Polite or impolite, its still pathetic. Bob Franken is an Emmy Awardwinning reporter who covered Washington for more than 20 years with CNN. Trumps s***stormThe world fell on Donald Trumps head yet again when he said in a White House meeting that we should be trying to get immigrants from Norway rather than s***hole countries in the Third World. The media has treated Trumps remarks, made in a heated exchange with senators over a proposed immigration deal, as an explicit confession of racism. Why else would he scorn immigrants from places like Haiti and Somalia, while yearning for those from lily-white Scandinavia? He was almost surely trying to say that we should pick immigrants for skills (he reportedly mentioned Asia as well as Norway), but typically stated his position in the crudest terms possible. The ensuing controversy has created a cottage industry of TV and newspaper commentators declaring proudly that they came from s***hole countries, and implying that as long as we are welcoming enough people from distressed countries, our immigration policy is on track. This discussion is largely informed by a romantic view of the experience of the early 20th century, which is, unsurprisingly, not applicable 100 years later. The economy has changed. We no longer can toss low-skilled immigrants into the maw of an insatiable manufacturing sector. The fact is that immigrants from rich countries tend to do better here than immigrants from poor countries, and level of education is a key factor. According to the Migration Policy Institute, nearly half of Asian immigrants are employed in management, business, science or the arts, higher than the proportion of the native born. The median income of households headed by Asian immigrants is $70,000, higher than that of the native born. The median income of a household headed by an Indian immigrant is an astonishing $105,000. This is largely because their level of education is off the charts. Three-quarters of Indian immigrants have a college degree or more. The Indian immigrants dont reflect the norm back home, where the average person has less than six years of schooling, but we are skimming off a more skilled element of the population. Critics of Trumps comments rightly point out that immigrants from subSaharan Africa, reportedly part of the s***hole argument, are doing pretty well here. But it depends on the country. About 60 percent of Nigerian immigrants have a college degree, and more than 50 percent work in management positions. In contrast, only 11 percent of Somalis have a college degree, and half are in poverty. The numbers for immigrants from El Salvador, to pick a country also reportedly part of the White House discussion, are less encouraging. According to the Center for Immigration Studies, more than half of Salvadoran immigrants dont have a high-school degree, and half are living in poverty or near it. This doesnt mean they dont work hard, or deserve to be insulted, but they are struggling. We are blessed to live in a country that many millions around the world want to move to. This affords us the luxury to be more selective in our immigration policy and, like Canada or Australia, establish a system emphasizing skills suited to a 21st-century economy. Some might be from Norway, some might be from s***holes all should be prepared to thrive. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. a e i e c t rich LOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly bob FRANKENSpecial to Florida Weekly
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A6 NEWS WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY beach house offers 113 suites including both assisted living and memory careAssisted Living Facility License # 12828 1000 Airport Pulling Road S. | Naples, FL 34104 (239) 603-0438 | BeachHouseNaplesSeniorLiving.comWHY CHOOSE US?Beach House provides residents with all the comforts of home, plus a number of premium services, including: 24 hour nursing care available to residents in case of emergency Routine health and wellness assessments Weekly organized day trips and off-site activities Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner specials with at least 10 different menu options I enjoy the personal relationships I have with each resident. I take note of their likes and dislikes to provide them with a delicious option at every meal.Daniel, Executive Chef Ienjoythepersonal oytheperso ency s s t eac a ch of t h t h to Ask about Respe Care at Beach HouseUnder New Management GUEST COMMENTARYEmergency un-preparedness BY DAVE TRECKERIt had a familiar ring. An alert followed by panic. People jacked up by a government that had no clue. Im talking about the mess in Hawaii last week, the incoming-missile alarm that warned people about impending disaster but didnt tell them what to do or how to protect themselves. It was Hawaii. But it just as easily could have been North Carolinas Outer Banks or Naples, Fla., both beset by hurricane warnings, with people marooned and with no guidance. A few months ago, a hurricane approached the Outer Banks and authorities ordered an evaluation. But, as in Hawaii, people had nowhere to go. One official said, We cant help these people if they keep ignoring evacuation orders. Hello? People dont just evaporate. They have to go somewhere else, hopefully somewhere safer. The wealthy or well connected probably had a bolt-hole. The prescient ones got out early, before things got bad. But those who didnt or couldnt were stuck. Weather conditions, clogged bridges, gasoline shortages prevented their leaving at all. Fortunately, the emergencies in Hawaii and North Carolina didnt materialize. They were false alarms. But the emergency last September in Florida was not a false alarm. As we know all too well, Irma was a Category 4 hurricane that scored a direct hit. Just as in Hawaii and North Carolina, people were caught unaware. Several friends guessed right about Irma and flew or drove out in advance of the storm. Many in retirement villages or assisted-living quarters had blocks of rooms reserved in advance in resorts or big hotels to the north. Others had friends in hardened structures, built or renovated to withstand Category 4 or 5 winds. But most didnt get away or have access to bunkers. Some shelters were made available, but they filled up quickly. The 28 shelters used during Hurricane Irma housed only 17,000 of the Collier Countys 360,000 residents. Most people were left stranded. Meanwhile, water and batteries were snapped up, pharmacies were closed, gasoline disappeared, highways north were clogged, hotels were filled well into Georgia. And our officials, completely unprepared, were issuing hysterical orders: Leave now! Go before its too late! But the vast majority of Collier Countys 360,000 residents had no place to go. It was government at its worst. In fairness, our local officials probably did no worse than those in other counties. There was dysfunction all around. But the past is past. The question now become: Are we going to do better next time? What are we doing to prepare for the next Irma? The answer, unfortunately, is very little. The feds are teeing up hurricane relief for Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. FEMA is providing belated payments, and the state is anteing up some money for repairs. But planning for the future is almost non-existent. There are ideas but no action. Here are some proposals from a state study: Place utility lines underground. Build gasoline and diesel distribution depots along north-south highways. Use rail transport to speed vital supplies to key distribution points. Double down on facilities for the disabled, e.g., those needing dialysis and cancer treatment. Ensure generator backup for nursing homes and urgent-care centers. County officials have focused on improving storm-water drainage to minimize flooding and on fitting lift stations with generators to keep sewage out of the streets. Civic groups have proposed other measures. Establish in advance a guaranteed number of shelters, and make directions to those shelters widely available. Expand the signup registry for the chronically ill and disabled, and ensure that specially equipped shelters are available. Publicize media outlets, including AM or FM radio frequencies, that provide information on approaching storms. For the vast majority of people who cannot or will not evacuate (most of our 360,000 residents), provide guidance on how to remain safe in their own dwellings. To prepare for the next major storm, publicize building codes and recommendations for strengthening windows, roofs and exterior walls and installing hurricane shutters. Some of these ideas would cost little to implement. Others are expensive and would have to compete with other projects. And funds are finite. Tallahassee is being whipsawed between education, taxcutting, the opioid crisis and environmental issues. Collier County is facing hereand-now problems on affordable housing, infrastructure spending and growth management. Money is limited, and the memory of Irma is fading fast. Whats the bottom line? Dont expect much improvement in emergency preparedness. At least not here and not now. Maybe in Hawaii and North Carolina, but not here. My wife and I are hardening our house and hoping for the best. Several neighbors have moved to safer locales. But the indigent workers in Immokalee and elsewhere have neither of those options. Their best hope is there will never be another Irma. A Ph.D. chemist, Naples resident Dave Trecker retired as a senior vice president at Pfizer. He is a founder of the Collier Citizens Council. Follow his blog at www.theresidentscorner.com. TRECKER
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A8 NEWS WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Genese Gene Vertus Director of information technology for the Sarasota-based DSE Inc.One of five children born to educators in a small Haitian mountain town that depended on subsistence farming, Gene Vertus arrived in Miami on Christmas, 1985, at the age of 9, with his parents, three sisters and a brother. Speaking only Haitian Creole and French, all five children learned English, adapted to American schools and customs, graduated from high schools in the Miami area and then earned college degrees and advanced degrees. My father wanted us to come to the greatest country in the world to get an education, and from there to become whoever we wanted to become. Who would not want to take this opportunity to be in this great country? We thought at the time, this is a country of hope, of being able to become whatever you want to become if you apply yourself. If you put your mind to it. Thats what we thought then, and thats what I still think. Among the challenges they encountered was hostility not just from Anglo-Americans but from African Americans and others who saw them as invaders, Mr. Vertus recalls. But he became as American as any a fine basketball player who started on his high school team, North Miami High (he now coaches young teens), a trumpet player (hes an acquaintance if not a friend of Wynton Marsalis), and a fine student. We went through the process of getting visas then becoming temporary residents, then permanent residents, then American citizens. I didnt think of the process as a burden at all. Now with two high school-age sons, an undergraduate degree in Information Technology from Florida International University and a masters in biblical studies, Mr. Vertus is an elder at Mt. Hermon Ministries in Fort Myers under the leadership of Dr. William Glover. For eight years before that, he served as pastor at a church in the Haitian community, founding the nonprofit Passion Rescue Mission in 2009 to help children in the village of his birth, the year before a calamitous earthquake struck Haiti. Now, hes built a school that anchors the town, and named it after his late father, a lifelong missionary and educator who, like many Haitians, thought education was the greatest hope for his children to lead better lives: the Genecoit Vertus School of Excellence. Without access to this free education more than 90 percent of these children would have no education at all, Mr. Vertus says. Not just a few children, either. About 225 are currently enrolled in kindergarten through sixth grade. Using donations to Passion Rescue Mission, we supply school uniforms, books, tennis shoes and meals. Sometimes the kids could go a couple days without a plate of food, so we try to put an end to that. When Mr. Vertus heard his birthplace country described disparagingly by the president recently, he shrugged it off and tried to move on, he said. And he talked to his American-born sons about it, too. I reminded them of what others have said: that no matter what people say about you, you have dignity. You have worth. Someone might think your dad and your mom came from a shithole country, but stop and look at us: Look at what we have accomplished! As an American and a Haitian, he insists, theres no place for bitterness about such comments. If I am bitter, I let them define who I am. And I will not let that happen. We supply school uniforms, books, tennis shoes and meals. Sometimes the kids could go a couple days without a plate of food, so we try to put an end to that.Gene Vertus is an IT professional, father, husband and church elder. This is a country of hope, he says.SEE TEMPEST, A9 ly became part of the national debate whether they wanted to or not, either because of their countries of origin or because of their associations with those countries, in particular Haiti. We know the challenges: Haiti suffers from economic poverty, from very harmful and destructive foreign policies starting from its birth as a country, and from sometimes disastrous natural cataclysms (such as the 2010 earthquake), says Skyler Badenoch, a former Peace Corps volunteer who worked in West Africa for a decade before joining the nonprofit Hope for Haiti, based in Naples. We also know that only tells part of the story. The other part is this: Theyre incredibly talented and smart, incredibly resilient and generous a people who just dont have the same opportunities we have here. Like so many others, therefore, they make extraordinary and loyal Americans, given the chance. TEMPESTFrom page 1 Skyler Badenoch is CEO of the Naples-based Hope for Haiti.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 NEWS A9 Mack BernardPalm Beach County commissionerWhen Mack Bernard was a little boy, everybody around him kept telling him how lucky he would be to escape Haiti and come to the United States. Without parents they vanished from his life when he was 3 he and his sister, two years older, lived in the care of an aunt and a grandmother who did everything they could to make that happen. On six occasions, beginning when I was 4, I tried and failed to get a visa, he recalls. Finally in 1986, when I was 10, I succeeded the same year Baby Doc Duvalier (a Haitian leader) was exiled, and the country went into chaos. So my aunt sent my sister and me together. She was 12. We took the Eastern Airlines flight on Sept. 12, 1986, and a taxi picked us up at the Miami airport and dropped us at the house of a friend in Delray Beach. Life in America began with a struggle faced by other immigrants speaking other languages from many other places over time: to learn English and become American in style and appearance. Some people in the community didnt have a good impression of Haitians, and even African American kids would fight the Haitian kids, he says. When he started middle school at 14, he and his sister began working together, going door to door to solicit subscriptions for a daily newspaper. We wanted to be grown up, to take care of the bills, he explains. At Atlantic High School he joined the ROTC program and did dual enrollment, graduating in 1995 and enrolling at Florida State University in Tallahassee, where his sister had already started her higher education. The siblings lived in a tiny apartment together and Mack loaded up the classes on his schedule each semester, sometimes taking as many as 21 credit hours. I didnt have the money to keep going to school, so I finished my degree in two years, he says earning a joint major in political science and criminal justice.Mack Bernard was only getting started. He returned to Palm Beach County, opening a shoe store in West Palm, then decided to enter law school. I wanted a chance at the American dream, he says simply. A bigger dream than the shoe store provided. Winning acceptances to the law schools at both Florida State and the University of Florida, he chose Gainesville, and never looked back. In three years, he earned not only a law degree, but a masters in tax law. Back in Palm Beach County, he decided to go into public service to contribute heart and soul to the fabric of his adopted community and country, he says. His choices reflect a drive to lead from the beginning: He joined the chamber of commerce with other clubs and organizations. He volunteered for community events and became a Delray Beach city commissioner in 2008. Then he went on to become a state legislator for three years before winning a seat as the first black man on the Palm Beach County board of commissioners, where he is now vice mayor. With his wife, hes raising his three Americanborn daughters, ages 10, 9 and 3. When a public protest against disparaging comments aimed at Africans and Haitians took place earlier this month, I had my wife and three girls there, marching, he says. I want my daughters to understand their civic duties. The comments didnt change anything for him, however. Mr. Bernards feelings about the United States remain the same as they once were. For me, I consider this, America, the greatest country on earth. All the dreams I had about America when I came here thats the same way I feel about it, still today. There is nowhere on this earth that a young kid who wasnt raised with natural parents could come at the age of 10 and reach the American dream in terms of going to school, working hard and going to college, becoming a lawyer and still having the opportunity to serve, and be a father and husband. Yes we have some faults; but the American dream is still alive. I didnt have the money to keep going to school, so I finished my degree in two years.Who are our immigrants, either African or Haitian? Here, you will meet a Haitian-born woman, schooled and raised in Miami, who climbed to the highest point in Africa more than 19,000 feet above a continent with 54 countries two years ago, on a Fulbright scholarship in Tanzania; and the man, her brother, who returned to his poor and underserved Haitian village to build a school for 250 children with no other access to education. Youll meet a man who arrived at Miami International Airport from Haiti with only his 12-year-old older sister in tow, began working at the age of 14, and eventually graduated from the University of Florida Law School to later become a state legislator and now a Palm Beach County commissioner. Youll meet a woman with a selfdescribed posh accent who decided with her husband to surrender all the considerable comforts and assets of their lives in South Africa the government required them to abandon what they had at the time to bring their two very young children out of a nation hobbled by apartheid and into the greatest country on earth. And youll meet the lawyer whose father, a professor from the African west-coast nation of Liberia, saved the family by moving them back to the U.S. before a violent civil war so his son could take advantage of the American dream on behalf of those who never had the chance. At various times, Americans have demonstrat ed doubt and anger or good cheer and bonhomie toward our immigrants. In each generation, weve offered them either a generous welcome or a sharp rejection; either significant misunderstanding and resentment, or a progressive embrace of the men, women and children seeking better lives here. For more than half our immigrant history weve too frequently demonized immigrants themselves. We still do. Demonizing a nation of immigrants today is somewhere between ironic and perverse, says Jeff Adler, a Harvardtrained historian, author and professor of U.S. urban immigration and criminology at the University of Florida. As (others) have suggested, some of the people who have voiced support or tacit support or even a passive defense of rejecting people by nationality, are the grand or great-grandchildren of immigrants who would have been excluded from the United States if the same ideas had been presented and acted upon when their families came. Immigrants to the U.S. today are dwarfed in number by those who arrived once, even within the living memories of some citizens. In a single 35-year period beginning in 1890, 24 million immigrants entered the country. The numbers were huge, says Professor Adler. This wont be true in 10 years, but its still true today, in 2018: For more than 50 percent of Americans, the first person in our family to come to the U.S. can be traced to this immigration. Making generalizations about who our immigrants were then or are now is risky at best, but two things become significantly clear in asking how they got here, why they came, and how their view of the U.S. might have changed since they arrived: First, theyre among the hardest workers we have. And second: This is the greatest country on the planet, in their minds, with the broadest and most accessible opportunities for those who arrive with little in their possession. No other country would do, and there is no question of leaving. To a person, they are fierce and staunchly loyal patriots. (Editors Note: Genese Vertus is the brother-in-law of Florida Weekly writer Roger Williams.)The Bernards, Mack and Shawn, want their daughters Macall, 10, Mackenna, 9, and Kennedy, 3, to understand that peaceful protest can be a civic duty.TEMPESTFrom page 8 Jeff Adler, professor of history and criminology, University of Florida.
A10 NEWS WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Sunny Lubner Community volunteer and actorBorn and raised in a family of Orthodox Jews who reached South Africa from Lithuania and Israel, Sunny Lubner grew up in a sophisticated city, Johannesburg. Her circumstances were more than comfortable. We had three house servants, she recalls. When I came to the United States, I didnt even know how to make tea. Do you boil the water or do you boil the milk? But there was a problem: Ms. Lubner, like her parents and her husband, Clive Lubner, was a moralist. I was a young mother of two, about 10 minutes into my 20s, when my husband and I decided we were not going to raise our children under an apartheid regime. We never dreamed for a minute that democracy would come to South Africa someday, or that we would have such a wonderful father of that democracy, Nelson Mandela. We left in 1978 when he was in prison, where he languished for 27 years. Our daughter was 5 and our son was 3. The first thing that struck me when we arrived here, was that you people drive on the wrong side of the road. Sunny and Clive might have gone a number of places with their two young children Paris, London, Rome but they chose the United States without hesitation. They came poor, too. South Africa required them to surrender any assets and all the wealth they had, if they chose to leave. So they did, making the moral decision. There was never a question of where we would go, she says. We loved the idea of America, we loved the ideals of Americans. My father, who was a history and civics buff, told me at a young age about the U.S. Constitution. He pointed to the word Happiness has there ever been a country that worried about happiness? Plus, my husband was in business, and America was a place he thought he could succeed. And he did. Now, Clive Lubner and his family own and operate the highly regarded Naplesbased firm, Clive Daniel Home. Daniel is their son. Their daughter, Claudia, works in the family business as well. Getting to that point, and getting to be Americans, wasnt a simple cake walk, even if the Lubners were white and educated with posh accents, Ms. Lubner notes. She learned to make tea, along with everything else. It took them four years just to get green cards, and they had to hire an immigration attorney we couldnt afford at the time to do that. Agonizingly, she chose not to fly home to her fathers funeral because immigration officials might not have let her back in the country, she remembers a heartbreak that hasnt gone away. The day she and Clive and the children got their American citizenship, I sobbed my heart out. They gave each of us an American flag. She recalls of her joy and pride in that moment. Ms. Lubner remains proud of immigrants and proud to be an American immigrant, she says not only from the African continent where 54 nations carry on with distinct cultures and histories, but proud of immigrants from everywhere else, too. She considers immigrants a special breed, characterized in large measure by a willingness to work, and by gratitude. I think immigrants work very hard Im not saying harder than Americans to become contributing members of society. We keep our noses clean. Were so appreciative of living in a democracy. I remember when my children were young, every Fourth of July I would trot out all my flags and caps and pins and everything. Id give them a lecture about how lucky and proud they should be to be Americans. And were all still so proud to call ourselves Americans. I think immigrants work very hard Im not saying harder than Americans to become contributing members of society. Peter Dennis LawyerPeter Dennis has an immigrant engine in a nativeborn body, so to speak. His father, from the small West African country founded by American slaves in 1822, Liberia, met his mother, an Ohioan, while teaching in the Buckeye state. Mr. Dennis was born in Michigan before his father moved the family back to Africa, to the village where he was an ancestral chief. For young Peter it all started there, living in a village with no electricity, playing in the surrounding rainforest with friends and family members who took care of each other, and never suspecting he would lose them that he would feel compelled throughout his life to succeed as an American on their behalf. Fortuitously, Mr. Dennis dad returned with the family to the U.S., taking a teaching position at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor just ahead of Liberias brutal and bloody civil war that began in 1989. Eventually the family moved to Southwest Florida where his mothers parents had retired. In looking back in time, he postulates, what happened to me in high school and college and afterward came about because of them, those people I lost. The peaceful, lively temperament of his village, Peter and Amanda Dennis want their children, Benjamin, 9, and Mali, 11, to live in the present but remember the past. Sunny and Clive Lubner surrendered all their assets to bring their children out of apartheid South Africa to the greatest country in the world. SEE DENNIS, A11
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 NEWS A11 Genise VertusPublic school teacherIt was the biggest, best Christmas gift she ever received: to arrive in the United States on Dec. 25, 1985, as a 7-year-old, with four siblings, including Genese Gene Vertus and her parents, a girl out of Haiti in body but never in spirit. I felt like it was a gift to have access to all these educational and economic opportunities we did not have in Haiti. In the (almost 35) years since Ive been here, thats always been my view: How lucky I am. Lucky and sometimes troubled by the cruel and wrong-headed stereotypes some people continue to hold toward Haiti and Haitians. Haiti is the only country in the world that became a country as a result of a successful slave revolt, Ms. Vertus points out, recalling that remarkable New-World moment when slaves on the Caribbean island rejected French rule in a violent upheaval starting in 1791, winning freedom and independence by 1803.So, when I think of Haitians, I think we are the first people to do something no other nation in the world has done. I think we are freedom lovers, we are strong, were a resilient people. And moving forward we need to tell our own stories rather than letting ourselves be stereotyped by those who dont know us and have never been to Haiti. Part of being disrespected is, were not telling our own stories. Consequently, Ms. Vertus explains, shes begun looking for ways to share with the world the story of my people and what we did, starting with childrens literature. What she did personally, or has done so far, is nothing short of remarkable. She had to learn English while going to American public schools in Miami and coming home to a family that spoke Haitian Creole or French around the supper table and at church; she became a stellar student who won a full scholarship out of high school to the University of Miami; she now holds both undergraduate and graduate degrees in psychology, Afro-studies and early education; shes beginning work to earn a doctorate; she teaches public school to struggling children in Athens, Ga. (shes thinking about moving back to Florida, she says); and she won a prestigious Fulbright scholarship to travel to Tanzania in 2016. There, mountaineers guides reinvigorated her deeply held belief that good teachers, great teachers, must be trusted, because they can not only save your life, they can lead you to the top of the world. So I go to Tanzania. What do you do when you go to Tanzania? she asks? You climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, of course. Or course. Well, some climb Mr. Kilimanjaro, and some dont make it. The thing is 19,341 feet above sea level, towering above the continent of Africa. I actually paid to do it, like a seven-day expedition, she says, breaking into incredulous laughter. Climbing Kily was the hardest thing I have ever done in my life here is this little black Haitian girl on top of Africa. Its the coldest I have ever been. And whats the one thing that got me up Kily all the way? The guides. They believed I could do it more than I believed I could do it. So not knowing what I was getting myself into, I trusted them. I knew they were going to do whatever it took to get me up that mountain. Im a teacher, and its so important to me if we can just get our students to trust us. I didnt know how, I didnt know the way, but I trusted them. Here in America, and in Haiti, the great equalizer is education. And that depends on teachers, the guides to the future. Not that Im the most successful or the wealthiest person, Ms. Vertus says. But I am who I am because I could read. I came to America, and I got an education.An education shes passing on to countless others. So, when I think of Haitians, I think we are the first people to do something no other nation in the world has done. I think we are freedom lovers, we are strong, were a resilient people. When I look at all the family members and friends, at the people who were killed in that civil war after we left, thats the majority of people I knew.At and fabulous, Genise Vertus is a teacher, dancer and Fulbright scholarship recipient. Rahoun, where his mother was welcomed warmly, disappeared, becoming a refugee camp of Liberians who suffered mass killings, torture and rape during the civil war. When I look at all the family members and friends, at the people who were killed in that civil war after we left, thats the majority of people I knew, he acknowledges. And I know for a fact a lot of those kids were smarter than I was. But Mr. Dennis had an advantage they didnt his mother was an American. But for that chance of fate I could just as easily have been there, and dead, he admits. Instead, I had these opportunities to explore all of this stuff. So I always felt this responsibility toward those kids, my friends and family, who didnt make it. Who was I to squander the possibilities offered in America? Its a responsibility you feel toward your family and friends, always. Squander it he didnt. Mr. Dennis graduated from Fort Myers High School, winning a full academic scholarship to the University of Florida, then working in Washington, D.C., and sleeping on blow-up mattresses until he could get furniture. One day, a friends father took him aside to make him an offer: If Mr. Dennis could get into a top 10 law school, hed loan him the money to pay for the education, interest free. So the young man did, ultimately graduating from New York University Law School, then joining a national firm with a Naples office to work in civil law before deciding, finally, to become of all things a public defender. What drew me to law in the first place was working with people, he says especially people who need help and have no resources. He did that for years, before finally deciding to enter private practice. To hang a shingle with his name: Peter M. Dennis. The M. is a lot more than a toss-away initial, for Peter. It represents his Liberian name, Morlu. It comes from Liberian relatives never able to reach the United States or to have the opportunities Peters parents struggled to give him.. I sign that full name on every legal document because I never want to forget, he says. It reminds me of exactly who I am. You always carry that with you. Ill carry that with me for the rest of my life, even as memories of what my family and friends once looked like, what they sounded like or smelled like, what their jokes were, what the particulars of our relationships were even as those fade, the essence of what they are stays with you. DENNISFrom page 10 Haitian immigrantsAlmost 680,000 Haitians now live in the United States, including at least 213,000 in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach area, and tens of thousands each in the Orlando area, the Tampa Bay area and the greater Fort Myers area, according to the Migration Policy Institute, using data from the U.S. Census. Elsewhere, only New York City ranks in that range of numbers, with 167,000 Haitian immigrants.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 NEWS A17 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: Self-storage Cube contents of the following customers containing household and other goods will be sold for cash by CubeSmart 11400 Tamiami Trail E Naples Fl 34113 to satisfy a lien on February 8th, 2018 at approximately 10:00 AM on-line at www. storagetreasures.com. Norman Ellsworth Chism Jacqueline Soto SanchezNOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: Self-storage Cube contents of the following customers containing household and other goods will be sold for cash by CubeSmart 3807 White Lake Blvd Naples Fl 34117 to satisfy a lien on February 8th, 2018 at approximately 2:00 PM on-line at www. storagetreasures.com. Brianna Simpson Anne DantPROFESSIONAL INTERIOR DESIGN SERVICES LOW PRICE GUARANTEE CUSTOM WINDOW TREATMENTS & FLOOR COVERINGS WORLDWIDE DELIVERY AVAILABLE FORT MYERS: 13170 S. Cleveland Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33907 Phone: (239) 415-2800 NAPLES: 355 9th Street South, Naples, FL 34102 Phone: (239) 732-2400 Store Hours: Mon Sat: 10am 6pm, Sun: Noon 5pmSee more products online at ROBBSTUCKY.COM *Sale prices are marked o MSRP. RSI never sells at MSRP; our prices are always lower. Robb & Stucky is not responsible for typographical errors. 40%offMSRP*MOTION SEATINGsave up to 50%offMSRP*save more thanADJUSTABLE BASES UPCOMING FREE SEMINARS & EVENTS!Thursday, Fenruary 15th at 11:00am Noon Robb & Stucky Naples Showroom Thursday, February 1st at 6:00pm 8:00pm Robb & Stucky Naples ShowroomTAKING YOUR LOOK FROM TRADITIONAL TO TRANSITIONALGALLERY LAUNCH RSVP today: call (239) 732-2490,or register on-line at ROBBSTUCKY.COM, then click free seminars. Know where to watch out for CCSO traffic deputiesHeres where Collier County Sheriffs Office deputies will be on traffic duty the week of Jan. 29-Feb. 2: Monday, Jan. 29 Immokalee and Oil Well roads: Speeding Collier Boulevard and Golden Gate Parkway: Red-light running County Barn Road and Davis Boulevard: Red-light running Tuesday, Jan. 30 Vanderbilt Beach Road and Oakes Boulevard: Aggressive driving 44th Terrace SW at Golden Terrace Elementary School: Aggressive driving U.S. 41 East and Collier Boulevard: Red-light running Wednesday, Jan. 31 Airport-Pulling Road and Coach House Lane: Speeding Livingston Road and Veterans Memorial Boulevard: Speeding Collier Boulevard at I75 northbound exit: Aggressive driving Thursday, Feb. 1 Radio Road and Commercial Boulevard: Aggressive driving Goodlette-Frank and Carica roads: Speeding Naples Boulevard and Pine Ridge Road: Red-light running Friday, Feb. 2 Texas Avenue at Parkside Elementary School: Speeding Grey Oakes Boulevard and Livingston Road: Red-light running Santa Barbara Boulevard and Recreation Lane: Red-light running
A18 NEWS WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.stopps-kidwell.com STOPPS & KIDWELLTAX & ACCOUNTING SERVICES28179 Vanderbilt Drive, Suite 2 Bonita Springs, Florida 34134 firstname.lastname@example.org Want to learn more?CALL US AT 239.992.9299Free Introductory Consultation www.NormanLoveConfections.comFORT MYERS, DANIELS FORT MYERS, MCGREGOR ESTERO, MIROMAR OUTLETS NAPLES, TAMIAMI TRAIL W LOVE Valentines Day with a Slice of V alenti n esD D enti n V D Day lenti n enti n V V a a l e n t i n e s D a a y V D D V V D late ov COURTESY PHOTOSProceeds from the lunch will be distributed through the Empty Bowls Naples grant program to local foodand hunger-related agencies. Organizers estimate nearly 40,000 people in Collier County are living with food insecurity, which means they do not know where they next meal will come from. More than 4,000 bowls have been made for the lunch this year. Participating restaurants and the soups they will serve are: Bayside Seafood Grill & Bar, seafood jambalaya; Bills Steak & Seafood, New England clam chowder; Bleu Provence, cauliflower with yellow curry; Brio Tuscan Grille, Italian wedding soup; Brooks Gourmet Burgers & Dogs, twice-baked potato; Captain & Krewe, shrimp chowder; CJs on the Bay, Olde Marco chowder; Colliers Reserve Country Club, split pea and ham; Culvers, broccoli cheddar; Delicious by Design Catering/St. Matthews House, New England seafood chowder; DeRomos, Tuscan bean; Eagle Creek Golf & Country Club, carrot dill; Echo Global Farms, African peanut stew; First Watch, tomato basil; Food & Thought, vegetarian chili; Ginas Caf in the Park, glutenfree tomato basil; Hideaway Beach Club, lobster and crayfish bisque with Cajun cornbread croutons; JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort, West Coast clam chowder; Larrys Lunchbox, split pea; Longshore Lakes, black bean with chorizo and smoked turkey; Lorenzo Walker Technical College, roasted veggie and tortellini; M Waterfront Grille, New England clam chowder; Moura Bistro, lentil; Mr. Big Fish, seafood chowder; Naples Sailing & Yacht Club, chicken and corn chowder; Oakes Farm Market, vegetable; Olive Garden, minestrone; Palmira Golf Club, braised beef with vegetable barley; Peppers Deli, split pea; Sheas at Lansdowne Street, beef macaroni; Steamers of Naples, New England clam chowder; Sunburst Caf, chili; Swan River Seafood, Moms chicken noodle; Talis Park, beef barley vegetable; Texas Tonys Rib House, Burgoo three-meat stew; The Arlington of Naples, conch chowder; The Club at Mediterr a, butternut squash; The Dock at Crayton C ove, loaded baked potato; The Local, lentil; The Ritz-Car lton Golf R esort, butternut squash; The Sauce Lady, creamy tomato basil; The Turtle Club, hearty roasted chicken and orzo; Tiburon Golf Club, black-eyed pea; TimelessAn MHK Eatery, creamy chicken wild rice; True Food Kitchen, lentil; Two Guys Kitchen & Catering, chicken noodle; Vi at Bentley Village, seafood chowder; Whiskey Park, seafood gumbo; Whole Foods Market, New England clam chowder; Wilderness Country Club, tomato basil and roasted fennel; Wynns Catering, white bean with ham; and Zookies Sports Pub & Grill, chicken enchilada. La Colmar Bakery & Bistro will provide bread with every bowl of soup. Friends of Empty Bowls Naples membership for $50 includes admission to the lunch and your choice of a pottery bowl from the exclusive Friends of Empty Bowls table and a commemorative miniature bowl. Visit the website for more information. SOUPFrom page 1
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A20 WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 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! c y Wait, what?Ikea has taken advertising in a whole new direction with its recent print ad for a crib. The ad, which appears in the Swedish magazine Amelia, invites women who think they might be pregnant to urinate on the paper to reveal a discounted price. Peeing on this ad may change your life, the ad reads at the top of the page. If you are expecting, you will get a surprise right here in the ad. Adweek reported that the agency behind the gimmick adapted pregnancy test technology to work on a magazine page.Recurring themesIn more extreme weather news from Australia, The Daily Telegraph reported on Jan. 8 that record high temperatures near Campbelltown had killed more than 200 bats, found on the ground or still hanging in trees. Cate Ryan, a volunteer with WIRES, an Australian wildlife rescue organization, came across the flying foxes and put the word out for volunteers to bring water to rehydrate the bats that were still alive. I have never seen anything like it before, Ryan said. Ninety percent of the (dead) flying foxes were babies or juveniles.Bright ideaChris McCabe, 70, of Totnes, England, escaped a frigid death thanks to his own quick thinking on Dec. 15. McCabe owns a butcher shop, and he had entered the walk-in freezer behind the shop when the door slammed behind him. Ordinarily that wouldnt be a problem, as a release button inside the freezer can open the door. But the b utton w as frozen solid. So McCabe looked around the freezer and saw the shops last black pudding, or blood sausage, which he used as a battering ram to unstick the b utton. The y are a big long stick that you can just about get your hand around, McCabe told the Mirror. I used it like the police use battering rams to break door locks in. Black pudding saved my life, without a doubt. He believes he would have died within a half-hour in the -4-degree freezer.Ironies In Albuquerque, N.M., a churchs new electronic bells are creating a living hell for neighbor Bernadette Hall-Cuaron, who has lived next to Our Lady of Guadalupe for years. The bells ring multiple times a day during the week, and play Amazing Grace during the week, and then they run multiple times again during the weekend, she told KOB-TV in January. Because of the volume and frequency of the bells, this is not calling people to the church. HallCuaron called the church to complain, but said since her request, they have added Amazing Grace every day ... a full verse. The pastor responded that he has lowered the volume but will not turn off the bells completely, as some in the neighborhood love them. One of Quebec Citys iconic tourist attractions is its ice hotel, the 45-room Hotel de Glace. But on Jan. 9, the hotels most dreaded disaster, a fire, broke out in one of the guest rooms, the CBC reported. Manager Jacques Desbois admitted that when I received the phone call, they had to repeat twice that there was a fire in the ice hotel. Predictably, the flames did not spread and caused little damage to the structure, although smoke spread throughout the hotel and residents were evacuated. In a room made out of ice and snow there are few clues to look at, Desbois said, although each room has candles, and the hotel is considering the possibility that one of them caused the fire.Family valuesAlyce H. Davenport, 30, and Diron Conyers, 27, of Southbridge, Mass., couldnt make it to the funeral of Audra Johnson, Davenports mother, on Jan. 5 because they were busy stealing a safe from Johnsons home. Southbridge police started searching for the pair after Johnsons boyfriend discovered the safe was missing, reported The Worcester Telegram & Gazette. When police stopped Davenport the next day, they found the safe in the trunk of the car she was driving (also registered to Johnson) and seized it. Davenport and Conyers were arrested at a Sturbridge motel, where officers found jewelry, keys, cellphones and other documents, and the two were charged with seven counts related to the theft. Alyce has a history of larceny, identity theft and forgery, the police report said.Armed and frustratedLinda Jean Fahn, 69, of Goodyear, Ariz., finally succumbed to a frustration many wives suffer. On Dec. 30, as her husband sat on the toilet, she barged in and shot two bullets at the wall above his head to make him listen to me, she told Goodyear police when they were called to the scene. Fahn said her husband would have had to be 10 feet tall to be hit by the bullets, ABC15 in Phoenix reported, but officers estimated the bullets struck about 7 inches over the mans head as he ducked. She was charged with aggravated assault.Creme de la weirdAn unnamed 41-year-old Chinese woman who had been suffering from fevers and breathing problems for six years finally went for a checkup in early January at a hospital in Tongchuan, Shaanxi Province, China. Doctors X-rayed and found an inch-long chili pepper in her right lung. Metro News reported that Dr. Luo Lifeng tried to remove the pepper using a probe but was forced to operate because it was lodged too deep to reach. He speculated that she had inhaled the pepper and then forgotten about it. 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Light bites are served, and attendees pay for their own beverages. The Jan. 26 place to be is Blue Monkey, followed by Agave on Feb. 2 and Caffe Milano on Feb. 9. The club sponsors other social events throughout the year as well. For more information, visit www.winetastersofnaples.org. 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. 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. The Naples Orchid Society welcomes members and guests to meetings on the first Thursday of the month at Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive. The next meeting is Feb. 1. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for flower registration. Judging is at 7:10 p.m., followed by a short meeting at 7:15 p.m. and the program at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.naplesorchidsociety.org. Everyone who owns or admires Corvettes is welcome to attend Corvettes of Naples meetings at 7:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church in North Naples. The next meeting is Feb. 1. For more information, visit www.corvettesofnaplesfl.com. 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 Feb. 3 and 17. 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 email@example.com. CLUB NOTES
A22 WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY The Naples Garden Club meets from 1-3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, at Naples Botanical Garden. All are welcome. Renee Tucci will present Foliage Flair, a program about how to create complex looking, but easy to learn, woven or threaded additions to your floral designs. Ms. Tucci will demonstrate her techniques and the resulting pieces of floral art will be raffled off at the end of the meeting. Admission is $30. Registration is required via the yellow guest registration tab at www. naplesgardenclub.org. Tech4Good SWFL, a club for staff and volunteers of nonprofit organizations, meets 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, for a program about Google Drive. The free club is for staff and volunteers of non-profit organizations who want to learn more about using technology to advance their mission, community engagement and fundraising. Admission is free to regular monthly meetings, and a light dinner is served. RSVPs are requested to firstname.lastname@example.org.For more information about the organization, visit www.tech4goodswfl.org. Ikebana International Naples Chapter #160 meets at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, at Naples Botanical Garden. The ginza market will be open prior to the 10:30 a.m. start of the program. All are welcome. Attendance is free. For more information, visit www. ikebananaples.com or follow Ikebana Naples on Facebook. Phi Gamma Delta graduates living in or visiting Southwest Florida are invited to join the local chapter for its annual pig dinner Thursday evening, March 15, at Moorings Country Club. Guest speaker Dennis OKeefe of Arthrex will tell the story of how the companys medical innovations change hospital procedures and outc omes for people all over the world. The chapter also has a limited number of tickets to the Boston Red Sox spring training game against Tampa Bay Devil Rays on Saturday, Feb. 24, in Fort Myers. For more information, call Don Meek at 390-9030, email email@example.com or visit www.swflfijigrads.com. The newly formed Naples Beta Theta Pi alumni organization meets for lunch and a program at noon Thursday, Feb. 8, March 8 and April 12, at Brio Tuscan Grill in Waterside Shops. For reservations or more information, call Dave Nordhoff at 594-8420 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.Pi Beta Phi alumnae in Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero and Marco Island are welcome to attend the annual Monmouth Duo luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. The Kappas host this years event featuring guest speaker retired CBS broadcast journalist Bob Orr. Cost is $30 and advance payment is required. Pi Phi alumnae are also invited to greet, mix and mingle from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, at the Public House at the southeast corner of Immokalee and Goodlette-Frank Roads. Reservations are encouraged. For reservations or information about either of the above events, call Connie Kindsvater at 249-4969 or email email@example.com. CLUB NOTES Naples Winter Wine Festival 2018 ONLINE AUCTION SCROLL DOWN, BID UP! ITS ALL FOR THE KIDS! Everyone is invited to participate in the 2018 Naples Winter Wine Festival Online Auction. te te te te te te t te te te e i i i i i i i i i i n n n n n n n n n n n th th th th th th th th th th h e e e e e e e e e e e nl nl l l l l l l in in in in in in in in in in e e e e e e e e e e Au Au Au Au Au Au Au Au Au Au Au ct ct ct ct ct ct ct ct ct ct ct io io io io io io io io io io io n. n. n. n. n. n. n. n. n. n n. BIDDING NOW OPEN!Take part in the excitement of the Naples Winter Wine Festival! Dont miss this opportunity to bid on amazing experiences and one-of-a-kind items youll simply find nowhere else. Pick and choose from world-class bottles of wine, amazing winery and rockstar experiences and dinner by James Beard Award-winning chefs to sports events, the best of Naples cuisine, Southwest Florida excursions, and much more. Every dollar spent in our Online Auction helps the Naples Children & Education F oundation (NCEF) imp rove the lives of underprivileged and at-risk children in Collier County.TO REGISTER & BID: nwwfonlineauction.comOpen for bidding now through January 31st Step Up In at AGOSTINOS Call Today! 239.594.303711985 Tamiami Trail North Naples, FLOPEN MONDAY-SATURDAY 10-5, SUNDAY 11-4Visit our new website at agostinos.com Also visit: interiorsbyagostinos.com Visit Our ShowroomFINE FURNITURE. ART GALLERY. DESIGN STUDIO. n n n n a a a a a a a a ACCESSORIES & BOTANICALS LIGHTING FURNITURE UPHOLSTERED FURNITURE MIRRORS & LARGE ART GALLERY Complimentary Interior Design NEW ARRIVALS
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 A23 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 o ther 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 January 31, 2018.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 LOSE WWW.REDBOXDETAIL.COM | 888-895-5790 BEFORE AFTER Premium Weight Loss & Wellness Kit in NaplesSafe-Simple-Natural products and system for home use, no gym necessary. Call the recorded phone number to hear how to benefit.up to IN YOUR FIRST 8 DAYSDetox Reboot Metabolism Increase Energy 15 POUNDS VOTED #1 Weight Loss Kit 30 Day Money Back GUARANTEE The Italian American Society of Southwest Florida hosts its 12th annual charity reverse raffle as part of its Aloha Tropical Luau from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at Spanish Wells Golf and Country Club Dinner. Raffle tickets for $100 admit two for the Hawaiianthemed evening that will include dinner, a hula show and dancing (cash bar). Tropical attire is encouraged. The raffle grand prize is $3,600. All proceeds benefit Avow Hospice. For tickets or more information, call Phyllis Jensen at 285-1050. The International Mens Club of AmericaNaples holds its 25th anniversary celebration Tuesday evening, Feb. 27, at Quail West Country Club. SeveraL IMCA past presidents and board members will be honored guests. The clubs mission is to promote international understanding and encourage learning, camaraderie and mutual respect among men of experience, honor and integrity with strong international backgrounds or interests through a series of friendly and participative educational, cultural and social events. For more information, call Mark Dines at 716-570-4780 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Naples chapter of Sons of the American Revolution meets for lunch and a program starting at 11:30 a.m. on the second Thursday of the month at The Club at Longshore Lake, 1139 Phoenix Way (Immokalee Road at I-75). The next meeting is Feb. 8. Visitors and prospective members are welcome. For more information, call Tom Woodruff at 732-0602 or visit www.NaplesSAR.org. Questers, a club for anyone who loves antiques and preservation, meets at 11 a.m. on the second Thursday of the month for a field trip or a program at a members home. The next meeting is Feb. 8. For more information, call Roberta Raass at 566-8919. The Greater Naples Unit of the New York State United Teachers (retired) meets at 11 a.m. on the second Thursday of every month through April in the clubhouse at Longshore Lake on Valewood Drive. All teachers are welcome. The next meeting is Feb. 8. For more information, call Paul Murphy at 593-7738 or Robert Lomicka at 514-7234. Email club news to Cindy Pierce at email@example.com. CLUB NOTES Moorings Professional Building 2335 Tamiami Trail North, Naples VISIT US AT: 239-263-3153FULL SERVICE REAL ESTATE BROKERYOUR trusted adviser for Real Estate in Naples and all of SWFL. Residential and Commercial Sales, Vacation Homes, Wateront Propeies, Second home Purchases, Excellence in Service, Dedication to Our Clients, Aractive Commission Structure, and FREE Home Warranty for Buyers**Call today for details and to connect with an agent, make your real estate dreams come true!William G Murphy III, CPA MURPHY TAX SOLUTIONSMurphy Tax Solutions, LLC is one of the leading firms in and throughout Naples, FL. By combining our expeise, experience and the team mentality of our sta, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and aention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year aer year. 239.331.3246 www.BillMurphyCPA.com Skin Haven The Ultimate Relaxation Wellness Center! (239) 601-7155European Steam Facial S BaysideRealtySWFL.com
A24 WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 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 Back pain is stressful and debilitating. Living without it is a gift.Join Dr. Robert Biscup, Orthopedic Spine Surgeon, to learn about minimally invasive surgery and regenerative cell therapy for relief of back and joint pain. February 5th @ 3:00Naples Headquarter Library 2385 Orange Blossom DrFebruary 13th @ 3:00Jupiter Medical Center Raso Education Center 1266 S. Old Dixie Hwy.Reserve your seat today FREE MRI REVIEWBring your MRI or CT scan to receive a complimentary review from Dr. Biscup.Please call 800.533.7313 or visit biscupinstitute.com/seminarsJUPITER | NAPLES | NEW YORKThe Collier County Public Library does not sponsor or endorse this program. NORTH NAPLES 239-593-6879 SURROUNDINGSFLA.COM Come visit our ever changing showroom, with a wide selection of furniture, accessories and art. We feature high-quality consignments supplemented with select new pieces. Let us help you create a comfortable haven called home. CONSIGNMENTS & FINE FURNISHINGS FOR YOUR HOME CREATING LIVABLE, FUN SPACES GET OUT FOR A GOOD CAUSE 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 alex@namicollier. org. The Naples High School Golden Eagle 5K Run takes off at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at Lowdermilk Park. Registration is $25 for the timed 5K; a 1-mile fun run (no registration) sets out at 8:30 a.m. Proceeds will benefit the Naples High School band program and the Gulf Coast Runners youth scholarship fund. To sign up or for more information, visit www.gcrunner.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 is $25 and includes a T-shirt. To sign up or for more information, call 417-3465, visit www. pasfi.org or stop by the PASFI office at 5926 Premier Way. The Gulf Coast Runners St. Patricks Day 5K Fun Run sets out at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 15, from Fit & Fuel on Vanderbilt Beach Road. Registration is $15 for GCR members and $20 for others in advance, $20 and $25 on race day. The participant who wears the most/best green will receive a special prize. Sign up at www. gcr.org. New Horizons of Southwest Florida hosts the ninth annual Swing for New Horizons golf tournament Saturday morning, May 5, at Worthington Country Club. Registration for $150 includes lunch, awards ceremony, stories from New Horizons students and a performance by the Super Kids Club Choir. To sign up or for more information, call 948-4146 or www. newhorizonsofswfl.org. The Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce annual golf classic tees off Friday, May 11 at Bonita Bay East. Registration is open at www.napleschamber.org/chamberclassic. For information about sponsorship opportunities, call Nikkie Dvorchak at 403-2909 or email nikkie@napleschamber. org. Email news about charity sports events to Cindy Pierce at firstname.lastname@example.org.COURTESY PHOTOThe 12th annual Run for the Paws to benefit Humane Society Naples sets out at 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, at Naples Municipal Airport. Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome to participate alongside their humans in the timed 5K walk/run. Registration is $25. For more information or to sign up, call 643-1555 or visit www. hsnaples.org.
W orl d Class Me dicine. Hometown Care. FindHopeHere.comWhere Hope is Powered by ScienceTM My team at Florida Cancer Specialists cared for my individual situation with the clinical trial I needed. -Lynette Bell, Veteran, Patient & SurvivorOptimism. A powerful element in ghting cancer. Proud to serve patients at our ve Collier County locations. When Desert Storm veteran Lynette Bells follicular lymphoma went into remission, she chased her dreams to Florida and pursued a career in photography. However, during a routine doctors visit here, she learned her cancer had returned. Fortunately, she had access to Phase 1 Clinical Trials at Florida Cancer Specialists, where 84% of the cancer drugs approved in 2016 for use in the U.S. were studied prior to approval. Today, Lynettes cancer has surrendered, proving when hope and science join forces, great outcomes can happen. Deborah Z. Glick, MD Joel S. Grossman, MD Douglas D. Heldreth, MD Rebecca Kosloff, MD Andy Lipman, MD Susan K. Morgan, MD Daniel J. Morris, MD Steven B. Newman, MD Michele Ramirez, MD Mark S. Rubin, MD Ferdy Santiago, MD Jay Wang, MD
A26 NEWS WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 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 LIVINGTwo case stories from the NICUTeamwork at its best was exemplified by two recent life-saving events in our 18-bassinet neonatal ICU at the Birth Place on the NCH North Naples campus. About the New Years Day case, neonatologist Susan Miller writes: At about 5:15 p.m. the NICU was notified of a mother in labor at term who lost all fetal heart tones, so an emergent C-section was in order. The obstetrician was not in house, nor were any, so we were up against the clock for the baby. Our team assembled in the OR included nurses Marie Rogers and JoAnn Charlton and respiratory therapist Gaylin Breese. Dr. Thomas Beckett, the first OB to respond, delivered the baby promptly after he arrived, 21 minutes after the loss of heart tones. Needless to say, my team had to act quickly and smoothly to save the babys life. A full code ensued and at three minutes we had some sign of life. We took the baby to the NICU for hours of intensive care. The NICU nursing staff on the day shift and night shift were amazing. We even had an OB nurse, whom I had never met before, not only help us with the epinephrine in the OR but also follow us to the unit to help get equipment. Other NICU nurses, including Anna Valle, Sue VanGamert Sue Moran, Michelle Beaney and Collin McGrath, worked as a team to ensure we had everything we needed for the baby. Lines were placed, blood given, cooling bed started I am incredibly proud of this effort, proud of the NCH team (those named and unnamed on the sidelines) and grateful to be a part of such a fantastic group of care providers. A few days later, a day-old newborn who seemed to be thriving was noted by alert Mother/Baby colleagues Jan Brennan, LPN, and Terry Ferko, RN, to have an abnormal Critical Congenital Heart Disease assessment, which SEE WEISS, A27 Findings could have implications for development of flu vaccines NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTHPeople with higher levels of antibodies against the stem portion of the influenza virus hemagglutinin protein have less viral shedding when they get the flu, but do not have fewer or less severe signs of illness, according to a new study published in mBio. HA sits on the surface of the influenza virus to help bind it to cells and features a head and stem region. Scientists only recently discovered that humans naturally generate anti-HA stem antibodies in response to flu infection, and this is the first study of its kind to evaluate preexisting levels of these specific antibodies as a predictor of protection against influenza. Its authors believe their findings could have implications for flu vaccine development.Scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, conducted the research by exploring immune responses to two influenza surface proteins: HA, the main target of traditional seasonal flu vaccines, and neuraminidase. The head region of HA is constantly changing, which is why influenza vaccine strains must be updated each year. The HA stem region, however, is less susceptible to change, making it a potential target for novel vaccines aimed at broader, more durable protection. In the new analysis, investigators sought to understand the role of preexisting anti-HA stem antibodies in protection against influenza using data from a healthy volunteer influenza challenge trial that took place in 2013 at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Md. Led by NIAIDs Matthew J. Memoli, M.D., the trial enrolled 65 healthy volunteers aged 18 to 50 years. Participants stayed in a specially designed isolation and infection control unit throughout the study. Investigators measured their baseline levels of anti-HA stem antibodies, infected them with a 2009 H1N1 influenza virus and then measured levels of anti-HA stem antibodies again. They found that all volunteers had antiHA stem antibodies at baseline, although levels varied, and 64 percent of participants had increased levels after infection. However, people with higher levels before exposure had smaller increases, suggesting there could be a limit that humans can achieve naturally. Trial investigators also closely monitored participants symptoms and the amount of influenza virus they shed from the nose, which may indicate how contagious someone is. Similar to findings regarding anti-HA head antibodies, they found that participants with higher baseline levels of anti-HA stem antibodies had reduced viral shedding, but no significant reduction in the duration or severity of illness. The results show that people naturally make anti-HA stem antibodies, but that responses vary significantly, and also that these antibody levels are not independent predictors of whether someone becomes sick or if so, how severely. The authors note that antibodies against NA remain the only identified predictor of disease severity. Although the data are limited, the results have implications for novel influenza vaccine design. The authors note future strategies ideally should focus on more than one aspect of immunity. Careful consideration of the complexity of influenza immune protection and evaluation of all aspects of the anti-influenza immune responses will ultimately be necessary in the development of a successful broadly protective or universal influenza vaccine, they said. allenWEISSallen.email@example.com
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 A27 www.ECOF.comClearly, the right choice Clearlytherightchoice C l e a r l y t h e r i g h t c h o i c e Since 1971 888 EYE APPT David C. Brown, MD, FACSFounder & Medical DirectorLifetime Eye Care for the Entire Family12 CONVENIENT LOCATIONS Manager Application Service Delivery sought by Arthrex, Inc. in Naples, FL 40 hrs/wk. Duties: Manage a global service delivery model for Arthrex enterprise applications. Lead service delivery working in partnership with the broader Arthrex GIS team, the business, and managed service provider(s) to ensure operational and quality objectives are met on a daily basis. Ensure service delivery processes are followed and work with GIS Software QA and Validation teams to meet regulatory and compliance requirements. Develop metrics and reports to monitor and measure demand and performance against SLAs with regular reporting to other GIS management. Identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities to drive efciencies in the service delivery. Processes Lead and inspire a team of IT professionals comprised of both full-time employees and contractors that works effectively and in harmony across the IT and business organizations. Requires work outside of standard work hours to collaborate with offshore teams, or to help resolve high priority Incidents. Meet regularly with Business Relationship Management team and PMO Manager to ensure alignment of projects and enhancement activities. Requires: Min. Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related eld or foreign equivalent; and 10 years of experience with a Global Service Delivery of ERP Applications. SPECIFIC SKILLS OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS: 7 years of experience working with Application Management Service (AMS) partners 5 years of direct management/supervisory experience Hands-on experience in a manufacturing environment required APICS certication PMP certication. Please reply with resume to: Kerrin Levine. 1370 Creekside Parkway, Naples, FL 34108Collier County Medical Society invites scholarship applicantsTwo deserving medical students will get a helping hand from the Foundation of the Collier County Medical Society through its scholarship program. Applications are being accepted through March 31 for the Dr. William Lascheid Memorial Scholarship for medical students and for students enrolled in or accepted to health-care degree programs. The Dr. William Lascheid Memorial Scholarship honors and remembers former CCMS president and Neighborhood Health Clinic co-founder Dr. Lascheid and his tireless efforts to provide care to the underserved in Collier County. Florida residents who are enrolled in or accepted to medical school and who have demonstrated excellence in service to their community are encouraged to apply. The foundations health-care student scholarships are based on academic merit and contributions to the community. Financial need may also be considered. We were thrilled to award $32,500 in 2017 through our scholarship program, and look forward to rewarding more deserving students in 2018, said Dr. Rolando Rivera, chair of the foundation board of directors. Applications and requirements are available at www.ccmsfoundation.org and can also be obtained by calling 435-7727 or emailing info@ccmsonline. org. prompted a consultation by pediatric cardiologist T anku t Onal, chair of pediatrics at NCH. A non-invasive diagnostic test, an ECHO cardiography, was ordered. Both of the newborns mentioned here were transferred to Nicklaus Childrens Hospital, the nearest pediatric hospital offering the necessary care (potential cardiac surgery). Latest report is that both are doing well. We deliver 3,600 babies every year at the Birth Place, and our numbers are growing as our communitys families expand. Over more than a decade, our 24/7 in-house neonatologists have helped countless families keep their precious newborns close to home. We also have around-the-clock in-house anesthesia so we can keep moms-to-be comfortable and perform an emergent C-section quickly anytime needed. Our numbers are exemplary for avoiding pre-39 week delivery, as the babies fare much better when they grow to maturity in utero. We encourage breastfeeding and try to avoid C-sections and other procedures that might not be needed. NCH teamwork, competence and our advantage of being close to home and always open help the newest citizens of Collier County get a strong start to longer, happier and healthier lives. Dr. Allen Weiss is president and CEO of the NCH Healthcare System.WEISSFrom page 26
A28 NEWS WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 5450 TAMIAMI TRAIL N. NAPLES 239.594.1555ACROSS FROM WATERSIDE SHOPS ONE BLOCK NORTH OF PINE RIDGE ON U.S.41 @alisoncraighome LOOK WHAT JUST ARIVED!BRAND NEW ARRIVALS IN ALL DEPARTMENTS LOCALLY OWNED & OPERATED! CELEBRATING OUR 16TH YEAR! PET TALESLike cats and dogs BY KIM CAMPBELL THORNTONAndrews McMeel SyndicationMy dog Harper thinks cats are to chase. Shes the first of our dogs who didnt grow up with a cat in the household. I introduced her to our neighbors cat when she was a young puppy, but unfortunately, I didnt have easy access to other cats she could meet, and she never learned to live compatibly with them. Thats a problem when we visit friends and family with cats. Harper growls and barks when she sees them, and she wants nothing more than to chase them away. I keep warning her that one of these days we will have a cat again ourselves, so she had better prepare herself for the idea. The idea that cats and dogs dont get along is a common belief Harper certainly believes it but its not necessarily true. According to a survey by the American Pet Products Association, 46 percent of households with pets have multiple types of animals. Cats and dogs are the most common combination, found in 32 percent of pet-owning households. There is always the potential for conflict between two or three, if you count the humans in the mix species who have differing habits and communication styles, but pets living together can become good friends. Ive seen it with our previous pets and those of people I know. In homes where the humans are away all day, a dog and cat can keep each other company and often play and sleep together, groom each other, and team up to get in trouble. If youre introducing a pet of a different species into your family, the following tips can help the meeting go smoothly and, ideally, a friendship develop. Introduce them first by scent, not sight. Isolate a new cat in a small room for a few days with everything he needs: food, water, litter box, toys. His scent will drift out to your dog, and the cat can get used to your dogs scent as well. After two or three days, let the cat explore the house while the dog is in the yard or on a walk with someone else. Maintain control. Its never a good idea to just turn animals loose and hope for the best. Thats a recipe for fear, anxiety and stress on the part of all involved. Have your dog on a leash, and make sure your cat has an escape route. Having ample getaway spaces for cats, such as tall cat trees or gates with a cutout that the cats fits through but not the dog, is essential, says Mikkel Becker, lead animal trainer for Fear Free Pets and co-author of the upcoming book From Fearful to Fear Free. A dragline attached to a harness can help to prevent bolt-and-chase sequences during the settling-in period, Becker says. Until youre sure pets are getting along, supervise interactions and separate them when youre not around. Hand out treats liberally to both parties. This worked well with Harper recently when we were visiting family with cats. She was rewarded every time she looked away from the cat as well as for not growling or barking. You want both pets to think that being in the presence of the other is a good thing. Dog trainer Liz Palika has fostered many litters of kittens with the aid of her English shepherds. Her best piece of advice in one word? Patience. A friendship between a dog and a cat cannot be forced, she says. Let them gradually get to know each other and provide safe places where t hey can get away from each other. Pets of the Week>> Dakota is a 1-yearold Akita mix who weighs about 42 pounds and has medium energy. He likes belly rubs, human attention and other dogs. Hes good on his leash and is ready to learn more. >> Fiona is a 1-yearold Labrador retriever mix who weighs about 45 pounds and is full of energy. She knows some basics and loves to please, but is still young and needs some training. >> Rose is a mellow 2-year-old domestic shorthair who is sure to charm you with her big, beautiful eyes. >> Rusty is an affectionate 3-year-old domestic shorthair with big bronze eyes and thick, rich coat. He came to the shelter through no fault of his own and deserves a loving forever home.To adopt or foster a petThis weeks pets are from Collier County Domestic Animal Services, where adoption fees for dogs and cats are just $18 through January. Fees include sterilization surgery, vaccinations, pet license, ID microchip and a bag of food. Visit DAS at 7610 Davis Blvd. from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. MondaySaturday. For more information, call 252-7387 or visit www.colliergov.net/pets. Introducing them when theyre young is the best way to foster a canine-feline friendship, but older pets can make friends, too.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 NEWS A29 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! Youre never too old to trip the light fantasticIve never felt quite as young as I did when my husband Todd and I attended the Moody Blues 50th Anniversary Tour concert last week. Were only separated in age by seven years, but the fact that Todds teen years were spent mostly in the 0s and mine were mostly spent in the s makes a big difference when it comes to music. Hes not into my New Wave s playlists at all and doesnt care a bit for my Breakfast Club soundtrack. By the same token, when he puts on the screeching guitar sounds of Black Sabbath or Thin Lizzy, I cover my ears with my hands So, when we lucked into a bunch of free tickets to the Moody Blues, I thought I was taking one for the team. Granted, it was a Sunday night and the tickets were last-minute, but I got on the phone to see if I could get some friends to join us. With a few exceptions, nearly everyone I called moaned and groaned at the prospect and not because they didnt want to see a legendary rock band, but because they didnt want to be out past 8 p.m. on a night before work. They were either too tired, too cold (it was in the low 60s that night) or too daunted by crowds. I looked up the ages of the band members the youngest is 69, the rest of the boys are in their 70s and theyre touring stadiums for more than two hours every night and living out of a bus. Meanwhile, my friends in their 40s and 50s couldnt stay up past 8 on a Sunday night. Truth is, between you and me, I kind of wanted to back out as well it truly was a little chilly and I really was kind of sleepy. But Todd was jazzed up. His groovy Aunt Janice, a 0s era hippie chick, had introduced him to her Moody Blues album collection when he was in junior high school for him, the music held memories. Unfortunately, with the exception of Nights in White Satin, I couldnt name a single song. I wasnt the only one who felt like a spring chicken when we got to the concert most folks were in their 60s and 70s, so even Todd was grateful that he still has his original knees and hips. One guy with a walker sported a gray pony-tail and a faded Moody Blues concert T-shirt. There were grandmothers in furry vests and grandpas in pleather pants and everyone was so excited and in great spirits. Its different going to a rock concert with an older crowd theyre not particularly rowdy, but its clear that they used to tear it up back in the day you can see it in their eyes. As soon as the lights went down, the smell of weed filled the air as the aging rockers took the stage and it turned out that while I couldnt name all the Moody Blues songs, I remembered most within the first few chords. Tuesday Afternoon, Im Just a Singer, Ride My See-Saw and their hits from the s, Your Wildest Dreams, I Know Youre Out There Somewhere and more. I was totally into it and so was everyone else though I did see a teenager with dreadlocks, either there with his parents or grandparents, fast asleep in his seat. Bless his heart it WAS a school night. About half-way through, the lights went up and an unseen voice announced, Ladies and Gentlemen, the Moody Blues will return after a 20-minute break. An intermission at a concert? At first I was perplexed, but then I saw all the long lines at the bathrooms. Hey, nature calls for rock stars and rock fans alike. In the end, most everyone stayed for an energetic, fun encore and a wildly appreciative ovation. There were no fights, no public drunkenness and we were all home by 10:30, reminding me once again that no matter how old you are, life is too short not go out on a school night. Or as Ferris Bueller once said in 1986, Life moves pretty fast. If you dont stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it. stephanieDAVIS firstname.lastname@example.org 8635 Collier Blvd. Naples (239) 908-5878 2470 Immokalee Road Naples (239) 908-5918 17830 Ben Hill Griffin Pkwy. Fort Myers (239) 908-5901 24201 Walden Center Dr. Suite #101 Bonita Springs (239) 908-5870 MaxEquity is the perfect way Get Started! Visit or call any branchConsolidate debt or make home improvements! MaxEquitySM o e Equity Loa s**4.24%APR*APR4.49%MaxEquity Line of Credit MaxEquity Fixed Loan
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A32 BUSINESS WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYWith the attention the new community of Babcock Ranch, which is in Lee and Charlotte counties, has been making with its solar and other green initiatives, Charlotte, Lee and Collier counties have been seeing a growing green trend in commercial buildings. It began with the Florida Green Lodging movement more than a decade ago, and has spread to grocery stores, storage businesses, banks, grocery stores, nonprofit organizations and other housing developments. Lower solar equipment costs and tax incentives have fueled the trend.In South Fort Myers, the Mirada development by Lennar Homes boasts the first community in Southwest Florida where every home comes with solar panels. Babcock only benefits FPL and the community marketing, not the homeowner, said Dominick Zito, sales manager of the Florida West Coast division of project installer Urban Solar. The residents at Babcock are still charged full retail or higher for their power to pay for all FPLs solar fields. The green advantage is directly to homeowners when they have individual systems on their roofs. Urban Solar also installed the largest private solar conversion in Collier County in 2016 at William C. Huff Companies. The firm provides climate-controlled storage for primarily high-wealth families who are rebuilding their homes or receiving shipment of expensive items, said owner Jim Henderson. He has been so pleased by the results of his 528 solar panels atop his 44,000-square-foot building, he has expanded his business to constructing affordable, hurricaneresistance, solar-ready homes. When Im offsetting my electric bill and at same time producing a negative carbon footprint, I have an immediate return on investment, he said. He explained that he financed his solar installation over seven years with the same monthly payments he had been making for electricity. Its a wash, and its the right thing to do for the environment. Once his system is paid off in 2023, his electricity basically will be free for the remaining life of his panels, which is typically 25 years. The utility companies dont want you to know that, said Mr. Henderson. Besides converting to solar power, William C. Huff Companies recycles and reuses 500,000 pounds of cardboard each year, in addition to wooden crates. Trucks in his fleet are low-emission. Sanibel Captiva Community Bank also realizes the value in going solar since the fourth quarter of 2016, at two locations on Sanibel Island and in Fort Myers. In 2017, we offset our carbon footprint by 59,720 pounds, said Jonathan Ruiz, senior vice president and director of IT and facilities. Thats equivalent to saving 696 trees. In terms of dollars, the two bank locations realized annual savings of about 31 to 34.5 percent, he added. The banks have replaced all fluorescent lighting with LED bulbs, installed energy-efficient air-conditioning units and are in the process of going completely paperless. The LED lighting had the added benefit of increased productivity due to less eye strain for employees. Solar was our biggest progress toward going green, said Mr. Ruiz. We care about the environment and want to support our community. Its a win-win. The initial investment was big, but were seeing (improvement) over the long run. We did use SanCap Solar Connect to get hooked up, so we also saw a savings from that. In November 2015, the Ding Darling Wildlife Society, the friends group for the J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island, formed SanCap Solar Connect as a way of lowering costs for the refuges facilities to convert to solar along with other businesses and residents on the islands. It was the first community-wide coop to form in Florida for the purpose of leveraging group buying power to bring down solar installation rates. It resulted in more than 30 conversions in about four months. It was deeply gratifying to see our vision realized, a vision to offer local consumers savings on solar energy conversion through collective buying, said John McCabe, chair of the SanCap Solar Connect committee. We congratulate Baileys, San Cap Bank, and other visionary partners who have already begun to see their conversions making a difference. It just goes to show what great achievements can happen when the community works together. In August, Solar United Neighbors will begin a similar three-month program in Collier County with a focus on residential. The refuge has already converted its maintenance building and hopes to begin work this year on its administration building and Ding Darling Visitor & Education Center. The nonprofit Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation also used the program to install solar panels at its Bailey Homestead Preserve and Native Landscapes & Garden Center.At Baileys, 268 panels have already been installed, making it the largest solar installation on Sanibel. Mr. Johnson expects to add another 300 to 350. As part of the stores green makeover, he has transitioned to sustainable product in his seafood market. He removed six water heaters and is using excess hot water from his refrigeration system in his kitchens instead. He is finding ways to reduce packaging and has begun purchasing paper straws rather than plastic ones. He, too, has gone the LED lighting route.I have replaced zero lightbulbs in two years, Mr. Johnson said. He admitted that he was paying more to responsibly dispose of the old fluorescent tubes than he was paying to buy them because of the mercury. He believes most green measures result in bottom-line savings as a bonus. We live in an environment here that is sensitive and somewhat fragile, said Mr. Johnson. If we dont take good care of our environment, its going to be our undoing. GREENFrom page 31Baileys co-owner Richard Johnson explains how the stores greening began at the beer refrigerator. Phase I of Baileys solar energy conversion. Solar panels at the Sanibel branch of Sanibel Captiva Community Bank. URBAN SOLAR / COURTESY PHOTO CHELLE KOSTER WALTON / FLORIDA WEEKLY URBAN SOLAR / COURTESY PHOTO
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 BUSINESS A33Business owners encouraged to choose SCORE CounselorSCORE Naples invites business owners, entrepreneurs and others to meet in confidence with SCORE volunteers for advice on how to jump-start their plans at free counseling sessions from 9:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at SCORE headquarters in the Fifth Third Bank building at 900 Goodlette-Frank Road. At least five counselors will be available to discuss various aspects of running a small business, from start-ups and strategies to finance, marketing, operations, new product development, etc. Their experience covers industries including franchising, leasing, real estate, consumer products, restaurants, manufacturing, retail, health care and construction. The counselors are: Joe Atkin, who has 45 years of experience as CFO of medium-size businesses. Mr. Atkin specializes in general business planning and operations as well as finance, budgeting and accounting. His industry expertise includes retail, health care and home building. Bob Ford, who spent more than 40 years as CFO/controller in multinational corporations in many countries. Mr. Ford founded and ran a captive leasing business for Philips Electronics. Gray Pohler, author of a column about small businesses for the Naples Daily News and a certified insurance counselor who owned an independent insurance agency with several offices and sales centers throughout the Southeast. Jack Rabin, who has been a CFO for small businesses in the restaurant and food industry and for manufacturing companies. David Rosenblatt, a franchise owner/ operator who for 20 years owned a specialty dry cleaning company with operations in 11 states. He also owned a residential and commercial real estate company and worked as a commercial loan officer and a mortgage broker. Norm Stern, an instructor in marketing and management at the Lutgert School of Business at Florida Gulf Coast University. Mr. Stern has worked in marketing positions for Fieldcrest-Canon, Revlon and Avon and was a product manager for Black Flag insecticide and garden products. To make an appointment to a counseling session with your choice of the above SCORE volunteers, call the SCORE office at 430-0081 or go to www. scorenaples.org.Also coming up: SCORE Naples also presents the following workshops: Secrets of Getting a Small Business Loan: 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce. Social Media Trends for Business and Influencers: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, at United Way headquarters in Mercato. Call the number above or visit the website for more information. I trace my roots back to 1923, when the Hassenfeld brothers founded me in Providence, Rhode Island. I started selling textiles and then added school supplies. My first toys were doctor and nurse kits. I launched Mr. Potato Head in 1952 and GI Joe in 1964. I bought Milton Bradley in 1984 and Tonka (with its Parker Brothers division) in 1991. Today, with a market value topping $11 billion, my offerings include toys, games, television shows, movies, digital gaming and consumer products. My brands include Nerf, My Little Pony, Transformers, Play-Doh, Monopoly and Magic: The Gathering. 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. Investing Errors to AvoidIts inevitable that if you invest in the stock market, youll make mistakes some of them costly. Learn to avoid the following common blunders, though, to minimize losses: Not paying off credit card debt before investing. Youll likely lose more in interest than you gain in stocks. Investing too conservatively. Longterm investments are likely to grow most rapidly in stocks, so dont just leave your money in savings accounts, bonds or CDs. Investing too aggressively. Dont aim for fast, huge wins via penny stocks, margin investing, day trading or any other risky and speculative venture. Its safest to aim for steady growth over decades by investing in healthy and growing established companies. Overor under-diversifying. If all your eggs are in two or three baskets, youre exposed to too much risk. But if you have too many baskets to count, then you probably arent able to keep up with each company. Owning 10 to 20 stocks is a good range for many people. Focusing too much on a stocks price. A cheap stock isnt necessarily a bargain. Penny stocks trading for less than $5 each are often likely to fall. A $200 stock can be a bargain that will grow well for you, and you can always buy just a few shares. Investing in what you dont understand. The more familiar you are with how a company works and how well its performing, the fewer unpleasant surprises youll likely encounter. Relying on tips. Its fine to learn from others, but do your research and make your own decisions. Not tracking your returns. In the long run, you always want to be beating a benchmark such as the S&P 500. If youre not beating it, you might as well meet it by investing in an index fund. Impatience. Building great wealth takes time. Dont expect to get rich quick. Learn more by checking out the How to Invest section at fool.com. Dumb in Several WaysMy dumbest investment has to be Under Armour. It wasnt dumb just because it tanked. It was dumb because: 1. It didnt fit with my portfolio thesis at the outset, but I bought due to the growth hype anyway. 2. I didnt pay enough attention to the fundamentals of the stock (growth rates, profit margins, debt levels, etc.). 3. I didnt look for or consider risks, such as the outsized control wielded by its founder and CEO. 4. I ignored negative social media commentary floating around in cyberspace. I still own it, but Im not buying any more even at low prices, because I dont think the CEO is a jockey worth backing for the long haul. Ill just leave it there, a bright red carbuncle in an overall wellperforming portfolio. If it grows, good. If it doesnt, Ive only got another $1,000 left to lose. Fortunately, the rest of my portfolio is doing well enough to mitigate the regret D.C., Capetown, South AfricaThe Fool Responds: Some analysts today are bullish about Under Armours restructuring, cost-cutting and international growth prospects, but others worry about weakness in the North American market, brand erosion and strong competition from Adidas and Nike. If you have little faith in the company, youd be better off moving your remaining $1,000 into something that seems more promising to you. Home, Sweet ProfitsAccording to the National Association of Realtors, existing home sales recently surged to their highest levels in more than a decade. At the same time, the U.S. Census Bureau continues to report strong residential construction data, with building permits and housing starts consistently above the 1-million-unit mark for more than two years now. Yet as healthy as the housing market has become in recent years, low-cost housing has remained a challenge. After more than a decade of struggles resulting from coming of age during the worst financial crisis in nearly a century, millennials are making money and starting families. Theyre ready to buy homes, but there just isnt enough inventory to meet the demand. Meritage Homes (NYSE: MTH) is taking advantage of this situation, dedicating roughly 70 percent of its recent land purchases to entry-level houses. Its paying off, driving up profit 15 percent last quarter. (It helps that low-cost new houses often generate higher profit margins than bigger, more custom-built homes.) Since this is currently the least-served part of the market and also the one with the most near-term growth potential, its a great time to be building entry-level houses. Well positioned for further growth and with a price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio recently near 14, Meritage Homes is cheaper than most of its peers. (The Motley Fool has recommended Meritage Homes.) I trace my roots back to the 1818 founding of a tr ading c ompany in Amsterdam. In 1884 I started a grain trading business in Argentina, expanding to Brazil in 1905 and North America in 1918. Today Im a global agricultural giant based in White Plains, New York. I sport a market value of more than $9 billion and employ about 32,000 people. I buy, sell, store and transport oilseeds and grains; process oilseeds to make protein meal (for animal feed) and edible oil products; produce sugar and ethanol; mill wheat, corn and rice; and sell fertilizer. Who am I? (Answer: Bunge) Lots of OptionsQMy retirement accounts are funded, Ive got a brokerage account, an emergency fund and no credit card debt. What now? Should I invest in more stocks or real estate or make extra payments on my 4-percent mortgage? C.S., HoustonAThose are all good options. Paying down your mortgage is the least risky one, and would be like earning a guaranteed 4-percent return, since youll not be paying interest on any principal you pay off. Real estate investing isnt as easy as it can appear. Youll need to have a good grasp of the local market and must be willing to deal with the work and hassle that come with property ownership. Remember that real estate can tie up your money and that property values can fall or not grow quickly. The stock market can also drop, but it has always risen over long periods, beating most other alternatives, such as gold, bonds and even real estate. Think about whether you want to put in the time and work involved in real estate or stocks. Will you enjoy keeping up with your properties or your investments? If not, perhaps pay down the mortgage, or invest in a simple, broad-market index fund, such as one based on the S&P 500. ***QWhats a trust? 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Naples TOP 1 % Our Experience Counts. Our Expertise Sells. luxeexclusivelyFrom Port Royal to Bonita Beach, The Bua Bell Group serves the Luxury Market. Were Local, Were Global! BuaBellSellsNaples.com | BuaBellGroup@JohnRWood.com Emily K. Bua 239.659.6115 or Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Park Shore Tower $2.550 M 4251 Gulf Shore Blvd. N #20-D Quail West $1.395 M 4649 Idylwood Ln OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1PM-4PM WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 | B1WWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COMCOASTAL REAL ESTATE GUIDENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY House Hunting13404 Coronado DriveThis three-bedroom Kingston attached villa in Marbella Isles shows like a model, with features including a custom kitchen with quartz countertops and stainless steel appliances, hardwood and 24-inch tile floors, crown molding, plantation sh utters, shiplap, tray ceilings and upgraded finishes throughout. Enjoy sunsets from the screened and covered patio overlooking a long lake view. The Marbella Isles clubhouse/community center is a gathering place for fun with a resort-style pool, tennis and pickle ball courts, indoor basketball court, meeting rooms and more. Karyn and Rowan Samuel of The Samuel Team at John R. Wood Properties have the listing for $525,000 (unfurnished). For more information or to schedule a private showing, call 298-3555, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.lovingnaples.com. COURTESY PHOTOSBecky Jaarda has been named branch manager of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estates Bonita Springs office, and Jeffrey Piipponen has been named branch manager of the companys Naples Park Shore office. Formerly with Royal Shell Real Estate, Ms. Jaarda has more than 20 years of real estate experience that includes property management as well as residential and commercial sales. She leads 47 sales associates in the Bonita office. She earned a bachelors degree in business and economics from Illinois Benedictine College (now known as Benedictine University). Mr. Piipponen led the companys Bonita Springs office for the past five years and has been in the industry for more than 25 years, first working for a local developer. He has a degree in finance from the University of South Florida. The Naples Park Shore office of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate has 70 affiliated sales associates.SEE NEWSMAKERS, B3 REAL ESTATE NEWSMAKERS COURTESY IMAGEKTS Homes has recently completed the Newport model in Parrot Cay at Naples Reserve. JAARDA PIIPPONEN
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 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 BAYStock Development hosts the Stock Tour of Homes showcasing 30 models in 10 communities from noon to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Jan. 26-28. The models represent the developers broad portfolio with three tiers of excellence: Stock Classic Homes, Stock Signature Homes and Stock Custom Homes. The company has move-in ready and soon to be complete homes available on Marco Island and in Quail West, Lely Resort, Naples Reserve, The Isles at Collier Preserve, Esplanade Golf & Country Club of Naples, Fiddlers Creek and Twin Eagles in Naples and Renaissance, Hidden Harbor and Babcock Ranch in Fort Myers. The Stock Tour of Homes is open to the public. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.stockdevelopment.com/ tour. DeAngelis Diamond has been named general contractor for two projects in Naples and one in Miami: Renovation and expansion of the Neighborhood Health Clinic in Naples. The first phase will begin construction of an 8,470-square-foot addition for offices, conference rooms and a larger waiting room. The addition will enable expansion of NHC services to include dental, X-ray, mammography, CT-scan and a blood lab. The second NEWSMAKERSFrom page 1 COURTESY PHOTOThe Belfield model by Stock Homes is in Marsh Cove at Fiddlers Creek. Priced at $1,357,120 with interior design by Clive Daniel Home, the model is on the Stock Tour of Homes Jan. 26-28.SEE NEWSMAKERS, B31
B4 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYRobb & Stucky brings chic sophistication to Seaglass modelRobb & Stuckys Susan J. Bleda ASID and Rachelle Porco have created a chic, sophisticated interior for the 804-tower residence model at the 26-floor, 120-unit Seaglass high-rise tower being built by the award-winning Ronto Group within Bonita Bay. The 804 residence is one of three furnished models now open for viewing with a sales associate by appointment only. The additional models were designed by Cinnabar Design and Renee Gaddis Interiors. The model interiors include finishes on display at the Seaglass Design Studio located at the Seaglass Sales Center at 26951 Country Club Drive in Bonita Bay. Rontos Finishing Touches Program allows future residents to visit the Design Studio and select finishes for their new home. Seaglass will feature fully-completed, ready for occupancy residences with premium finishes, including flooring, paint, and trim. Each residence will come with two protected access under-building parking spaces. Private enclosed two-car garages will be available. Three luxurious tower residence great room floor plans at Seaglass range from 2,889 to 3,421 square feet under air and are priced from the low $1 millions. Sales contracts worth $148 million have been processed and the building is more than 70% sold. The 3,088 square feet under air 804 tower residence floor plan includes three bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, a den, an open great room, dining area, and island kitchen, terrace space totaling 485 square feet, and a private elevator foyer. Bleda and Porcos design exudes chic sophistication while providing an exceptional level of livability. Set against a background wall tone of sandy bisque that runs throughout the home, their color palette includes light creams and whites. Muted accents of frosted glass are layered with matte gold and silver metallics to evoke a sense of wave-smoothed seaglass. Furnishings are clean lined with fabrics that include the textural diversity of leather against cotton and linen. Upon exiting the elevator into the residences private lobby, the sandy tones, natural woods, and lustrous surfaces evoke a sense of being beachside, a hint of the ambience that awaits beyond the foyer doors. A high-backed shelter sofa upholstered in a bisque fabric is set against faux-finished walls that display clear glass beads reminiscent of bubbles rising from the water. Double doors open into the foyer where a side wall accommodates a putty colored console table and a stylish wallmounted mirror. A rug adds a layer of texture and warmth. The foyer opens to the great room, dining room, and kitchen with breathtaking blue sky views through sliding glass doors. In the living area, Bleda and Porco included a 10-foot wide fireplace installed within a built-out section of wall adorned with glistening wallpaper. The fireplace surround is clean and contemporary. Extra thick glass shelving with the look of seaglass is lighted from above to create bright display space. Two sofas set perpendicular to the fireplace are upholstered in bisque linen. Charming accent pillows provide textured contrast while maintaining tone-on-tone elegance. Two easy chairs face the fireplace, while in the center of the grouping a massive 60 x 60 cocktail table makes a statement. To highlight the adjacent dining area, Bleda and Porco designed a striking rectangular ceiling structure with recessed lighting and tiered layers. An eye-catching chandelier illuminates a rectangular dining table with seating for eight. A buffet console stands against a wall adorned with a matte metallic finish. The contemporary L-shaped kitchen features a counter-height island with space for food preparation and casual gatherings. Counter stools in a matte gold finish are upholstered in bisque leather while distinctive pendant lighting showcase interesting glass designs. Light-toned finishes were selected for the perimeter and island cabinetry with complementary light counter surfaces. In keeping with the seaglass theme, many of the cabinets feature frosted glass fronts. The bisque color scheme continues on the terrace. Bleda and Porco selected a collection of wicker furniture in neutral tones. The generous space allows for designated dining and lounging areas, with room for a summer kitchen. The glistening water view feels like a natural extension of the beauty inside. The den and two spacious guest suites both open to another terrace. The multi-purpose den offers a relaxed space that can function as an office, a lounging area, or an overflow bedroom. Bleda and Porcos design includes light-toned built-in cabinetry across an entire wall with interconnected lighted shelving and a desk. An armchair and ottoman are grouped with a sleeper sofa. A hallway leads from the great room to the master suite where the neutral wall tones deepen slightly. The seaglass motif continues in this serene private retreat. A contemporary four poster bed commands attention with a unique combination of Lucite and a matte gold metallic finish. The effect is solid and stylish and enhanced by a fabulous arrangement of linens. On either side of the bed, the nightstands showcase a blend of white and mirrored finishes while the tall dresser is entirely mirrored to reflect the natural light from the large window and sliding glass doors that lead onto the terrace. A hallway past his and her walk-in closets leads to the master bathroom where the design includes sea sponges, shells, and a background of stunning wall paper. The Ronto Group is also developing Naples Square, TwinEagles, and Orange Blossom Naples. Eleven Eleven Central on Central Avenue in downtown Naples was announced and released for reservations earlier this month. Visit the Seaglass Sales Center from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and Sundays from noon to 5:00 p.m. Visit Seaglass online at www.seaglassatbonitabay.com. Top: Robb & Stuckys Susan J. Bleda ASID and Rachelle Porco have created a chic, sophisticated interior for the 804-tower residence model at the 26-floor, 120-unit Seaglass high-rise tower being built by the award-winning Ronto Group within Bonita Bay. Above: Through a variety of sports and full membership opportunities, the worldclass amenities of the Bonita Bay Club, including three on-site and two off-site golf courses, will be available to residents of Seaglass. Left: The Bonita Bay Clubs Lifestyle Center includes a 9,000-square foot spa and salon, a 20,000-square foot fitness center that is the premier Technogym facility in the United States, and the WAVE Caf. ADVERTORIAL a t e y s h b s s N B C T a s r S a B f c i g o L s c i
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B6 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY AQUA Amenities Worthy of A Spectacular SettingPrivacy and access to amenities is assuredAQUA at Pelican Isle offers residents a unique opportunity to create a custom home with access to an outstanding variety of amenities. The first tower is completely sold out. The second tower sets a new standard for luxury waterfront living. Exceptional conveniences offered at AQUA include the communitys private yacht harbor with direct access to the Gulf and 29 boat slips for purchase to accommodating boats up to 55 feet. The pavilion bar complements AQUAs resort-style pool and spa, gas grills and fire pit overlooking the yacht harbor. The fitness center features topof-the-line exercise equipment, an aerobics/Pilates room, his and her locker rooms with glass block steam rooms and dry sauna facilities, a relaxation lounge and private massage/treatment rooms. Resident peace of mind is assured thanks to a 24-hour attended arrival lobby and a grand entry gate with 24/7 controlled entry. An in-house management team and concierge provide the utmost in attentive service. A rooftop sky lounge and terrace offer magnificent vistas of the Gulf of Mexico, beaches, Wiggins Bay and mangrove-lined estuaries. The sky lounge features a fireplace, flat screen TV, and full kitchen with bar. The rooftop terrace provides outdoor seating, a grill and hot tub spa. The grand social room is designed to accommodate events from the casual to the most elegant and a state-of-the-art private movie theater with 20 reclining seats ideal for watching Super Bowl, PGA tournaments and much more. The completion of the second 11-story tower includes new amenities including a social room complete with large screen television and sound system, relaxed seating area with fireplace, bar and card tables; three spacious guest suites which can be enjoyed individually or connected to each other to accommodate large visiting families and guests; a game room with a billiard table, interactive virtual golf and other video games; an outdoor putting/chipping green and a dog run; and an outdoor screened social pavilion nestled beside the marina with ample seating, a fireplace and waterfront views. Thirty-two residences range between 3,900 to over 4,100 square feet, with three bedrooms, three and a half baths and either a living/family room or living/family room plus den. Design features include high ceilings, gourmet kitchens with wolf ovens and five-burner gas cooktops, Sub-Zero refrigerators and wine coolers, Miele dishwashers, Franke sinks, Hansgrohe faucets and premium-quality finishes throughout including paint, trim, quartz, granite and marble countertops, luxurious carpet, wood and marble flooring, sunlit back-to-front living areas, spacious master bedroom suites, lavish master bathrooms with generous closet space and more. One remaining exquisite penthouse suite offers more than 6,500 square feet interior living area featuring a grand terrace and private balaconies totalling over 3,000 square feet of outdoor living area spanning across the entire redisence maximizing both sunrise and sunset views. Those seeking a more refined lifestyleone where sophistication, luxury and the water interact on a daily basis should act now on the five remaining residences at AQUAs Tower II. These one-of-a-kind waterfront residences will not last long. Select a residence at AQUAs Tower II and discover why it is Paradise Coasts chosen address! Prices range from $1.995 million to $4.85 million.For further information about the select opportunities at AQUA, please call 239-591-2727, visit online at www. aqua-naples.com or stop by the information center located at Wiggins Pass Road, 13675 Vanderbilt Drive, Naples, Florida 34110. All residences at AQUA are offered from $1.995 million and above, exclusively from PACT Realty. ABOVE: Exceptional conveniences offered at AQUA include a state-of-the-art movie theater. LEFT: AQUA amenities include a social room complete with large screen television and sound system, relaxed seating area with fireplace, bar and card tables.ADVERTORIAL
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B8 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYBabcock Ranch, Lee Health bring back the hometown family doctorThe doctor will see you. Babcock Ranch has partnered with Lee Health to bring family doctors and other medical services to Americas first solar city. The health system will occupy 21,000 square feet in the towns two-story health and wellness center, currently under construction in Founders Square. Lee Health will operate wellness services and fitness facilities and provide family physicians, specialists and telemedicine services through Lee Physician Group. Health and wellness have been one of the core values since the towns inception, said Syd Kitson, Chairman and CEO of Kitson & Partners, which is developing the 18,000-acre sustainable community just northeast of Fort Myers off State Road 31. This agreement with Lee Health complements everything were doing at Babcock Ranch to promote community-wide health and a true hometown experience. Theres no need to travel offsite residents can literally walk, ride their bicycle or use our autonomous shuttle to visit the doctor. In April, Lee Health will begin offering an array of health and wellness services, including group and individual exercise classes, Pilates, mind and body programs, massage and physical therapy to both town residents and neighbors from surrounding communities. Primary care physicians and specialists will be available beginning this summer. The health system has first rights to provide emergency medicine, behavioral health, and urological and surgical services in Babcock Ranch for the next 15 years. We are excited to be the health and wellness partner at Babcock Ranch, said Dr. Larry Antonucci, President and CEO of Lee Health. We have been entrusted with providing the care for residents of a brandnew community, which is a truly unique opportunity. As Babcock Ranch grows, we will continue to meet the healthcare needs of the community, just as we have done for more than a century in other Southwest Florida communities. Secondand third-year Lee Health residents from Florida State Universitys College of Medicine will staff the centers six exam rooms, according to Dr. Gary Goforth, who oversees the hospitals residency program. This is an exciting opportunity for Lee Health, our residency program, and residents of Babcock Ranch and surrounding areas, said Goforth. Our three-year residency program trains family physicians who can provide the full range of services for patients of all ages. Lee Physician Group will introduce other medical specialties, such as pediatrics and cardiac care, when demand necessitates. Occupational and speech therapy also will eventually be offered. This supports Lee Healths strategic priorities to advance community health by providing prevention and wellness services in a new growth sector of Southwest Florida that currently has limited access to care close to home, said Dave Cato, Chief of Outpatient Services. These services will also be available to residents in the area surrounding Babcock Ranch. Spanning the entire east side of Founders Square the initial phase of Babcock Ranchs lakefront downtown district the 26,400-square-foot health and wellness center offers stateof-the-art, energy-efficient cardio and strength-training equipment, a multi-use half court, and a six-lane saltwater pool for competitive swimming and member exercise classes. Medical residents have already visited Babcock Ranch, and several are talking about opening private practices, Goforth said. This is an opportunity for our residents to get involved in a new community and practice lifestyle medicine, he said. Babcock Ranch is really organized around that thought with its trails, a restaurant serving healthy foods, and the idea of giving people a place to live and to live healthy. Having the residency program at Babcock Ranch is a great partnership. Providing onsite healthcare is part of Babcock Ranchs emphasis on community health and wellness an extension of a master plan that encourages walking and biking, clean energy and a mindful connection with nature. More than 50 percent of the towns footprint is set aside for greenways, parks and lakes, creating an environment for residents to connect with nature. With lakes, blueways and 50 miles of planned trails, Babcock Ranch is setting the standard for sustainable development in Southwest Florida and the country. The health and wellness center is the final building planned in Founders Square, where residents and the public shop for farm-fresh produce and sundries at Slaters Goods and Provisions and dine on a farm-to-table menu at Table & Tap restaurant. Many start their days with coffee at Square Scoops Coffee & Creamery, which is also a popular destination for families picking up their students from Babcock Neighborhood School. Outdoor enthusiasts can rent kayaks and trail bikes at Curry Creek Outfitters and learn more about the towns dedication to the environment and its homes in the Discovery Center at Woodlea Hall. A sprawling downtown park offers a lakefront bandshell, boardwalk, covered pavilions, and charging stations for electronics and electric vehicles. Babcock Ranchs seven homebuilders offer more than 50 home designs, including twin villas, cottages, single-family executive, manor and custom homes featuring oneand two-story designs, two to six bedrooms, and 1,400 to 4,761 square feet of living space. Priced from the $190,000s, homes appeal to young millennials, families, empty nesters and retirees alike. Homes are built to Florida Green Building Coalition standards, emphasizing energy and water conservation, and offer a full gigabyte of fiberoptic connectivity. More than 30 model and move-in ready homes are now open or under construction by Castle Harbour Homes, Florida Lifestyle Homes, Fox Premier Builders, Homes by Towne, Lennar, Pulte and Stock Classic Homes. Many models are open for viewing daily. For more information about Southwest Floridas new hometown, visit the Discovery Center at 42850 Crescent Loop in Babcock Ranch, call 877-709-6620, or visit www.BabcockRanch.com. Top: The Babcock Ranch Health & Wellness Center anchors the east side of Founders Square. Middle Left: Lee Health will offer exercise classes as part of the Health & Wellness memberships available to Babcock Ranch residents and neighbors from surrounding areas. Middle Right: Fitness is fun for the whole family at Babcock Ranch. Above Left: Healthy living is part of the Babcock Ranch lifestyle. Above Right: Town plans include 50 miles of trails and pathways. ADVERTORIAL T bl & T t t m
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B12 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA beautiful home package and an all-American lifestyle: why people are moving to Maple Ridge in Ave MariaPicture you and your family in a place where peace and calm make every day more enjoyable, and where daily errands are easier because you can walk or bike to Town Center. Where youll spend your days lounging by the pool, and your nights snuggling under the stars. Such is the life at Maple Ridge in Ave Maria, by top-ranked builder CC Homes. If the communitys idyllic small-town charm is not enticing enough, allow the low pricing for high-end homes do the trick. Single-family homes at Maple Ridge start from the low $200,000s, and large estate homes on expansive home sites are priced from the low $400,000s. Located 30 minutes from white sand beaches and Downtown Naples, the master-planned neighborhood of Ave Maria has been ranked by Metrostudy as the #1-selling community in the Naples and Fort Myers area for two consecutive years. Maple Ridges elegant array of new homes is the reason for its popularity and its fourteen beautifully designed model homes wow visitors daily. Twenty floor plans, ranging in size from 1,687 to 5,200 a/c sq.ft., provide an incredible level of choice to discerning buyers, and homes are built complete with the builders signature 5-Star package of high quality designer finishes. This means features typically considered upgrades in other communities are included in the price of each Maple Ridge home. Modern kitchens include granite countertops, wood cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, Kohler faucets and overhead recessed lighting. Thoughtfully designed as central spaces for families and guests to gather, kitchens also feature large island countertops, convenient pantries, and open concepts that connect to great rooms and family rooms. Powder rooms, en suites and jack-andjill bathrooms are carefully designed according to the needs of todays buyers. Secondary bathrooms have granite or marble vanity tops, wood cabinetry and Kohler faucets, and master bathrooms have added elegance with all of those premium features, plus massive showers, double sinks and plenty of extra space. Other luxurious spaces that make Maple Ridge homes comfortable and attractive include walk-in closets, laundry rooms, first floor master suites (per plan), covered terraces, and designer tile flooring in all main living areas as well plush carpet or hard wood flooring options for bedrooms. Timeless Mediterranean style architecture with barrel tile roofs, decorative arches and charming, brick paver driveways provide effortless curb appeal. Children ride bikes on the paved sidewalks, and two beautifully landscaped community entrances impress guests. Since there are so many floor plans and styles to choose from at Maple Ridge, the variety of homes adds character to the neighborhood creating a beautiful hometown ambiance. With four distinctive collections, the community has widespread appeal. Coquina is affordable and attractive for first time buyers and empty nesters alike, with one and two-story floor plans that range in size from 1,348 to 2,251 square feet under air, and prices from $210,990 to $262,990. Captiva Garden and Capistrano Estate homes are popular among buyers looking for luxurious homes ranging in size from 1,935 to 4,032 square feet under air, and pricing from $274,990 to $406,990. Maple Ridge Reserve in Ave Maria is a private enclave of estate homes, up to 5,200 square feet under air, from $403,990. These exclusive homes are built on home sites that are 1/3-acre and larger. Additional options to customize floor plans according to buyers specific needs are available for these homes, such as the addition of a summer kitchen and cabana bath among others. Ave Maria is home to Ave Maria University, a beautiful church, a farmers market, Publix grocery store, brewery, pub, as well as many other restaurants and boutique shops. Nature trails, tennis courts, soccer fields and a water park are other attractions that make the town appealing for active lifestyles. Within the Maple Ridge community, an incredible amenity center is planned and construction is slated to begin early this year. A resort style pool, bocce court, playground and dog park are some of the many outdoor recreation areas planned, and thats just to name a few. Designed as a gathering space for family and friends, the Club at Maple Ridge will also house a large banquet hall, state-of-the-art fitness center with professional gym equipment, aerobics studio, massage rooms, saunas and so much more. With projects throughout the state of Florida, CC Homes is ranked among the Top 5 Homebuilders in both South and Southwest Florida. CC Homes received recent recognition for aiding homeowners during the Hurricane Irma recovery even paying for clean up and repairs. In addition to Maple Ridge, another neighborhood currently underway in the Naples and Fort Myers area by this builder is Fronterra. Fronterra by CC Homes is a brand new community located on Davis Boulevard in Naples by Exit 101 of the I-75. This community features several of the same home designs as Maple Ridge, at pricing from $277,990. Fronterras model homes have just been completed and are now open to the public. An official model homes grand opening celebration is scheduled at Fronterra for Saturday and Sunday, January 27th and 28th. Guests are invited for family fun, music and light bites each day from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Maple Ridge Sales & Model Center is located at 5000 Avila Avenue, Ave Maria FL 34142. For more information, please visit www.MapleRidgeFL.com or call (239) 687-3530. Fronterra Sales Center is located at 8725 Madrid Circle, Naples FL 34104, and more information about this community is available at www.FronterraFL. com or by calling (239) 207-3721. Above: Juniper model living room and kitchen. Below Left: Chesbro model master bedroom. Below right: Living room and kitchen. Bottom Left: Duvall exterior. Bottom Right: Briones exterior. ADVERTORIAL
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B14 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYBeach club sets Mediterra apartI hope everyone had a great week! Last week, I enjoyed my first golf experience at Mediterra and it was amazing! I told my Sales Executive, Lisa, all about it, and then mentioned that I would really like to revisit the communitys 10,000 square-foot Beach Club. Its just a short drive from Mediterra on Little Hickory Island. Lisa had taken me there several weeks ago, and I thought it was amazing. No other community I had considered as a possible place to live had anything close. That first Beach Club visit was quick, and I wanted to go back and find out what it was like to spend an afternoon enjoying the setting. So, Lisa gave me a pass and I went back by myself. When I arrived, I noticed there is plenty of on-property parking. No worries there. An elevator took me to the second level and opened to a beautiful bar and indoor dining room. I explained the nature of my visit to the hostess. She smiled and proceeded to give me the lowdown. It turns out the Beach Club was recently remodeled. Whoever did the interior design knew what they were doing. The room conveys the magic of the beach with colors reminiscent of the sand and water and South Beach casual elegance. Everything looked comfortable and on-trend to me. From what the hostess told me, once the renovation was completed, the bar area took on a sportier feeling with large screen televisions. It also morphed into a wine bar overseen by Mediterras two sommeliers. An extensive wine list includes 20 wines for just $20 per bottle. The dining room opened to an al fresco dining area right on the Gulf of Mexico. The breeze was delightful! I decided to sit outside and they sat me at a table on the railing closest to the beach. After ordering a glass of Pinot Noir, I looked at the menu and was pleasantly surprised. In addition to on-the-beach casual dining favorites like burgers, wraps, and gourmet sandwiches, it included complex dishes, such as such as seared ahi tuna with a glass-noodle stir fry and smokedchicken pasta with sun-dried tomatoes. When I asked the server about the menu, he explained to me that the Beach Clubs culinary team is overseen by Carmen Mauceri, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and winner of the American Culinary Federation Award of Excellence and Chef de Cuisine for a Presidential Dinner. He also oversees the dining menus at the Mediterra clubhouse. Executive chef Chris Fragola and sous chef Shane Dorey, both of whom are certified chefs de cuisine, vary the Beach Clubs menu on a regular basis while retaining the diners favorites. I do not know of any other community beach club in Southwest Florida that offers that level of expertise. As I enjoyed my beachside lunch, I took in the surroundings. Right next to the Beach Clubs outdoor terrace dining area, I was taken by the Clubs elevated swimming pool that features a sundeck overlooking the Gulf. Enthusiastic attendants were setting up beach chairs and umbrellas for the sun worshipers down on the beach. After I finished lunch, I ventured down to the beach to enjoy the breeze and the sunshine. Afterwards, I stopped by the ladies locker room to freshen up a bit. As I should have expected, the locker room had everything I could have possibly needed all the basics a lady likes to have after an afternoon at the beach. I decided to have a glass of wine at the bar before heading home. I got into a conversation with a couple who have lived at Mediterra for several years. They raved about how wonderful it was to have the Beach Club. They went on to talk about the awards Mediterra has won, including the Collier Building Industry Associations 2017 Sand Dollar Award for Community of the Year Over $1 Million. The award marked the eleventh time Mediterra has been honored as CBIAs Community of the Year in the past 15 years. But, that was just the start. They told me The Club at Mediterra has been designated as both a Top 50 Platinum and Distinguished Emerald Club. The Emerald Club designation puts Mediterra in the top 5% of all country clubs in the world. The Club was named recipient of an Aurora Award for Best Residential Development within the Southeastern United States and is number 49 on the Top Tier Club list, a list voted by 6,000 club managers nationwide. No other club in Collier County is included. Mediterra has also been named the Best Place to Retire in Florida and 10th best in the world since 2014 by Best Retirement Destinations. In addition, The Club at Mediterra was named one of the healthiest Clubs in the United States, and was the first private residential Club to be honored with a Green certification. The Club is home to the worlds first golf course to be recognized as an Audubon Silver Sanctuary. I had no idea Mediterra was such a prestigious place! What a wonderful day! The sunset was awesome! Im going to be gone for a few weeks visiting family for the holidays. Ill be back in touch soon. In the meantime, all the best! Visit the Mediterra Sales Center at 15836 Savona Way off Livingston Parkway two miles north of Immokalee Road. The Sales Center and model residences are open daily. Visit Mediterra online at MediterraNaples.com. Above: The Mediterra Beach Clubs elevated swimming pool features a sundeck overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Right: Situated on Little Hickory Island, the Mediterra Beach Club is the highlight of the communitys array of amenities. The beach experience that includes casually elegant indoor and outdoor dining overlooking the Gulf of Mexico is unprecedented in Naples. Above: Mediterras Beach Club provides cabana service for beach chairs and umbrellas that enhance members enjoyment of the Clubs pristine beach and the Azure-toned waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Ab ov e: Me di te rr a s Be ac h Cl ub p ro vi de s ca ba na s er vi ce f or b ea ch c ha ir s an d ADVERTORIAL s s.
Where To StayORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS MAKE REFERENCE TO THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN AND THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. Community features, amenities and pricing are approximate and subject to change without notice. The information and materials d isplayed on materials provided to you are solely intended to provide general information about proposed plans of WSR-Bonita Bay LLC. These proposed plans are conceptual in nature and are subject to change or cancellation (in whole or in part) at any time without notice. Land uses, public and private facilities, improvements, and plans desc ribed or depicted on any materials are conceptual only, subje ct to government approvals and market factors, and subject to change without notice. Nothing in these materials obligates WSR-Bonita Bay, LLC, or any other en tity to build any facilities or improvements, and there is no guarantee that any illustrated or described proposed future de velopment will be implemented. Neither the information and materi als provided to you, nor any communication made or given in connection with and of the foregoing may be deemed to constitute any representation or warranty or may otherwise be relied upon by any person or entity fo r any reason whatsoever. Equal Housing Opportunity. Perfecting Development MODEL TOURS BY APPOINTMENT Move in this SummerSeaglass is rising in Bonita Bay with views that will leave you speechless. Architecturally nished in coastal contemporary style, each residence in this 27-story marvel boasts gourmet kitchens and open-concept living spacesall waiting for your personal touch. Every day, youll be free to choose any of the tower's resort-style amenities, including spa, pool, tness center and more. For adventure, the truly world-class community of Bonita Bay is yours to explore. Play your way around 5 championship golf courses or chase down an abundance of activities. Keep your boat at the beautiful marina, stop by the newly-renovated Lifestyle Center, or take it easy at the private beach. Its time to stay where youll always be on vacation. A view to call homeSales Center Open Daily 26951 Country Club Drive Bonita Springs239.301.4940 SeaglassAtBonitaBay.com L U X U RY COAS T A L CON TE M P O R A RY T O WER RE S IDEN C E S F ROM JUST OVER $ 1.2 M
B16 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYNaples Reserve models and lakefront lifestyle showcased at 2018 CBIA Parade of Homes Youll find your perfect home and your perfect lifestyle during the single-site Parade of Homes at Naples Reserve. Sponsored by the Collier Building Industry Association, the parade offers a taste of Naples most unique lakefront lifestyle with tours of 18 model homes and the resort-inspired Island Club, Friday through Sunday, Feb. 9-11 and Feb. 16-18, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring Southern Coastal architecture and fully furnished interiors, the models capture Naples Reserves vacation-every-day attitude with sweeping scenic views, custom pools and spas, and special places and spaces inside and out to entertain friends and family or relax by a cozy fireplace. With fresh designs by One of a Kind Design, Centro Stile by Ashton Woods, Soco Interiors, Nancy Peck Interiors, Pizzazz Interiors, and Robb & Stucky Furniture and Interiors, Naples Reserves Parade of Homes models present the most current color palettes and the newest trends in furnishings, fixtures and finishes. Parade models represent nearly endless options within 1,519 to more than 3,500 square feet and feature three and four bedrooms, gourmet-ready kitchens, swoon-worthy master suites, expansive outdoor living areas, and home-specific studies, dens, kitchen nooks and sunny second-floor lofts. Priced from the high-$200,000s to more than $1 million, Naples Reserves attached villa, single-family and custom estate homes are designed to fit into the natural waterfront setting of 22 lakes and embrace the laid-back community spirit a mood that is certain to evoke your fondest memories of Key West and other old Florida beach towns. Parade-goers can visit six of Naples Reserves 11 distinctive neighborhoods, including Savannah Lakes, with waterfront singlefamily homes surrounded by four lakes and nature preserves; the popular Egret Landing neighborhood; and Naples Reserves newest neighborhood of attached villas, Coral Harbor. More homes await in Sparrow Cay, a neighborhood of cul-de-sac streets nestled along Eagle Lake and close to the Island Club; Mallard Point, an intimate neighborhood of oneand two-story homes with nature preserve and lake views; and Parrot Cay, featuring lakefront custom homes. Homeowners along Eagle Lake can make the most of the lakefront lifestyle by adding private floating docks to enjoy electric boats, as well as boats with motors up to 2.5-horsepower. The 18 fully furnished Parade of Homes models feature of-the-moment home designs and quality construction by the areas finest homebuilders: Ashton Woods, D.R. Horton, Florida Lifestyle Homes, KTS Homes, Lundstrom Development, Marvin Development, McGarvey Custom Homes and Stock Signature Homes. Between touring homes, Parade of Homes visitors can relax with refreshments at the Island Club, a private paradise that channels the ambience and spirit of Key West and Floridas old beach towns. The Island Club offers a resort-style waterfall pool, beach volleyball and bocce ball courts, the Chat n Chill Tiki Bar, a 3,500-square-foot fitness club, a 5,160-square-foot community center featuring Latitudes Cafe, and the Welcome Center that features a signature 850-gallon cylindrical aquarium. At the Outrigger Center, canoes, kayaks and paddleboards are available for resident use to explore a mile-long stretch along the 76,000-acre Picayune Strand State Forest thats ideal for National Geographic-worthy photo ops. Cruises on the communitys two Duffy electric boats depart from the centers floating docks for residents to explore the 125-acre centerpiece Eagle Lake and the destination Kontiki Island complete with its own tiki hut! The centers flex-space is available for game days, special events and other community activities. Naples Reserve residents enjoy a full social calendar planned by its lifestyle and fitness director, who themes many of the events around activities and amenities offered in the community. Designed to foster friendships, community events are a great way for residents to get to know their neighbors as they familiarize themselves with Naples Reserves amenities and all of the social opportunities offered within the community. In recent educational and entertaining presentations, residents have learned paddleboard basics, practiced bocce ball and even brushed up on their CPR technique! Residents also enjoy some friendly competition at the newly completed lakefront Match Point complex, with five tennis and four pickleball courts. Nearby, the Walk & Wag dog park offers fourlegged friends their own place to play. An additional dog park, Paws Awhile, is planned, as well as the Kids Cove playground and a picnic area for impromptu alfresco gatherings. Navigating a loop road encircling Naples Reserve, a meandering linear park for biking, hiking and jogging is designed to engage residents with their natural environment and provide an alternative mode of transportation throughout the community. Naples Reserve residents receive complimentary one-year social memberships at Walkers Hideaway Marina of Naples, a yacht club along the Gordon River offering a marina, indoor storage for 600 boats, two waterside restaurants, outdoor pool and sauna, and access to Naples Bay. Naples Reserve Parade of Homes models are open Friday through Sunday, Feb. 9-11 and Feb. 16-18, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. A $5 donation per visitor is suggested to benefit the CBIAs scholarship fund. Prepare to be inspired to live the lakefront lifestyle at Naples Reserve. Learn more about the Parade of Homes at www. naplesreserve.com/2018-parade-of-homes. Visit the community at 14885 Naples Reserve Circle, located off U.S. 41, 2 miles southeast of the Collier Boulevard/CR 951 intersection and 10 minutes from I-75, Exit 101. withitsown b j w v b Above: Ashton Woods Minorca model dining room-kitchen in Sparrow Cay at Naples Reserve. Right: Stock Signature Homes Venice model in Sparrow Cay at Naples Reserve. Below: Naples Reserve Island Club. ADVERTORIAL
RoyalShellRealEstate.com | RoyalShellRentals.com239.213.9100 150 13TH AVE. S., NAPLES One Block to Beach & 3rd St. Shopping Timeless Architecture, Wood Flooring $4,600,000 MLS 217053800 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 OLDE NAPLES 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 Mediterranean Transitional Luxury Estate One-of-a-Kind 6+ BR, 7 BA Home $2,995,000 MLS 217046134 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 PINE RIDGE ESTATES26591 ROOKERY LAKE DR., BONITA Beautiful & Timeless Custom Home 4 BR, 4.5 BA + Den, Approx. 4,500 S.F. Under Air $2,399,000 MLS 218003979 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 NEW LISTING BONITA BAY ROOKERY LAKE29110 POSTIANO LN., NAPLES 4 BR, 5.5 BA + Den, Furnished Luxury Villa Private Lanai w/Peaceful Long Lake Views $2,149,000 MLS 217069720 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 MEDITERRA4931 BONITA BAY BLVD. #501, BONITA The Jewel of the Towers Over 4,000 S.F. Under Air $1,895,000 MLS 216067104 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 BONITA BAY AZURE3570 CREEKVIEW DR., BONITA Millon Dollar Southwest Lake View Spacious Lanai w/Outdoor Kitchen, Lap Pool & Spa $1,875,000 MLS 218003509 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 NEW LISTING BONITA BAY CREEKSIDE5718 CLARENDON DR., NAPLES 3 BR, Flex Room, 3 Car A/C Garage Brand New, Prime Lakefront Home $1,449,000 MLS 217031403 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 ISLES OF COLLIER PRESERVE
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S. #C-213, NAPLES Boater's Paradise in the Heart of Naples Furnished 3 Story Townhome, Private Elevator $1,399,000 MLS 217046718 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 NAPLES BAY RESORT9847 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 SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS524 PARKWOOD LN., NAPLES Pool Home, 3 BR, 3 BA, Turnkey Furnished Spacious & Updated $1,250,000 MLS 217043451 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 PARK SHORE $1,199,000 MLS 217076356 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 $1,198,900 MLS 217068282 Patti Fortune 239.272.8494 $1,193,250 MLS 217074759 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.325.3505 4951 BONITA BAY BLVD. #1802, BONITA Turnkey Furnished, 18th Floor Luxury High Rise 3 BR, 3 BA, 2730 S.F. w/Private Elevator $1,189,000 MLS 218005992 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 NEW LISTING BONITA BAY ESPERIA4751 BONITA BAY BLVD. #1902, BONITA Stunning Views of Bay & Gulf of Mexico 3 Private Balconies $994,900 MLS 217009314 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.325.3505 BONITA BAY VISTAS23850 VIA ITALIA CIR. #406, ESTERO 3 Balconies w/Spectacular Views 3 BR, 3 BA + Den, High Rise $915,000 MLS 217064749 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 THE COLONY $899,000 MLS 217073417 Steven Fenttiman 239.777.2341 $899,000 MLS 217073080 Zach Fischer 239.777.7500 $745,000 MLS 217039527 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 7735 NAPLES HERITAGE DR., NAPLES Premiere Bundled Golf Community Fantastic View of the 5th Green $679,000 MLS 217048652 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 NAPLES HERITAGE GOLF & CC336 MONTANA DR., BONITA 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths + Den, 2 Story Villa Glassed-In Lanai, Private Southern Exposure $599,000 MLS 218004659 Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.777.2441 NEW LISTING BONITA BAY MONTARA28407 DEL LAGO WAY, BONITA Rare Find, Fully Furnished, Many Antiques Highly Desirable Community $595,000 MLS 217055677 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 SPANISH WELLS $545,000 MLS 217070560 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 $539,000 MLS 217079143 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.325.3505 $539,000 MLS 217034458 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.325.3505 6750 BENT GRASS DR., NAPLES Lakefront Pool Home w/Large Screened Lanai 3 BR, 2 BA, Dining, Living & Family Rooms $569,000 MLS 217078415 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 LELY RESORT $559,500 MLS 217068947 Mike Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.340.5455 7209 ACORN WAY, NAPLES 3 BR, 2.5 BA + Den, 3 Car Garage Upgraded Kitchen/Breakfast Bar $529,000 MLS 218003021 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 NEW LISTING BLACK BEAR RIDGE26881 WEDGEWOOD DR. #204, BONITA Light & Bright End Unit, 3 BR, 2 BA, Over 2,200 S.F. Magnificent Lake Views w/Southern Exposure $525,000 MLS 218004587 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 NEW LISTING BONITA BAY WEDGEWOOD5025 BLAUVELT WAY #201, NAPLES 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths + Den, 2 Car Garage Tons of Entertaining Space, 3,022 S.F. $498,999 MLS 217077373 Charles Goff & Patti Fortune 239.269.4633 NEW PRICE RESERVE II BANYAN WOODS $445,000 MLS 218002316 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 $439,900 MLS 218002362 Trisha Kent & Patti Fortune 239.272.8494 $429,000 MLS 217078975 Meli Chelon-Gumma 239.273.3974 28180 ROBOLINI CT., BONITA Outstanding Lake, Golf Course & Preserve Views Furnished 4 BR, 2 BA w/Pool & Spa $485,000 MLS 218000302 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 NEW LISTING SPANISH WELLS MARBELLA $479,000 MLS 218002779 Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 4713 MONTEGO POINTE WAY #201, BONITA Turnkey Furnished, 2nd Floor Condo 3 BR, 2 BA, 1 Car Garage, Open Floor Plan $425,000 MLS 217029579 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 BONITA BAY BAY POINTE9929 COLONIAL WALK N., ESTERO 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Car Garage Remodeled Kitchen, Over 2,250 S.F. Under Air $415,000 MLS 217041994 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 NEW PRICE COLONIAL OAKS9083 FALLING LEAF DR., ESTERO Beautiful 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms Stunning & Upgraded Kitchen $415,000 MLS 217018341 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.325.3505 NEW PRICE SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS $409,000 MLS 217064795 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 $399,900 MLS 217024424 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 $399,900 MLS 217049199 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 9636 CYPRESS HAMMOCK CIR. #102, ESTERO Tranquil Water & Preserve Views 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, 2 Car Garage $410,000 MLS 218001012 Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.777.2441 OPEN 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM CYPRESS HAMMOCK $410,000 MLS 217031479 Larry Bell 239.919.4404 14071 TIVOLI TER., BONITA Lake & Golf Course Views Great Room Design w/Wide & Open Kitchen $399,000 MLS 217020785 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 OPEN 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM PALMIRA GOLF & CC324 HARVARD LN., NAPLES 1 Story Home with 2 Car Garage Wood Floors, Cherry Kitchen $359,900 MLS 217052021 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 OPEN 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM GLEN EAGLE GOLF & CC9921 ALABAMA ST., BONITA Spacious 3 BR, 2.5 BA on Dead End Road Fenced Backyard w/Flood Lights $350,000 MLS 217078197 Jim Westerfield, Westerfield Group 239.287.6617 HEITMANS $299,000 MLS 217021512 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 $289,000 MLS 218000825 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 $269,000 MLS 217070062 Carol Jones 239.250.4310 9719 ACQUA CT. #221, NAPLES TCP Golf Membership Included 2 BR, 2 BA + Den, Resort Living $349,000 MLS 217059223 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 OPEN 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM TREVISO BAY $299,900 MLS 217077334 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 4239 TEQUESTA DR., ESTERO Waterfront End Unit Townhome w/Enclosed Lanai 3 BR, 2 BA, 2 Car Garage, Open Floor Plan $268,000 MLS 218001693 Jamie Lienhardt 239.565.4268 NEW LISTING BRECKENRIDGE20130 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 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM WILDCAT RUN28442 ALTESSA WAY #202, BONITA 2 BR, 2 Full Bath + Den, 1616 S.F. Turnkey Furnished, Bundled Golf Course Community $254,900 MLS 218004534 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 NEW LISTING VASARI MATERA $214,900 MLS 217068823 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 $160,500 MLS 218001363 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 $155,000 MLS 218001553 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 6280 BELLERIVE AVE. #2-206, NAPLES Lake Views, Tastefully Decorated, 2nd Floor Designer Upgrades Throughout $239,900 MLS 217076880 Dodona & Ornela, Roboci Team 239.776.8123 VINEYARDS BELLERIVE $229,500 MLS 217072418 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829
m | RoyalShellRentals.com 3 .9100 o Cape Coral, Captiva Island, Fort Myers, cala and Sanibel Island s hiers/Lake Glenville, Highlands e y/Lake Toxaway $1,399,000 MLS 217046718 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 $1,275,000 MLS 217068478 Greg Lewis, The Lewis Team 239.287.1158 $1,250,000 MLS 217043451 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 3390 OAK HAMMOCK CT., BONITA Gracious 4 BR, 3 BA w/Golf Course Views Circular Drive & Rear Entry 3 Car Garage $1,199,000 MLS 217076356 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 BONITA BAY CREEKSIDE2969 GARDENS BLVD., NAPLES 1st Floor Master Suite Attached Cabana Bedroom & Bath $1,198,900 MLS 217068282 Patti Fortune 239.272.8494 KENSINGTON GARDENS445 DOCKSIDE DR. #204, NAPLES Gorgeous Waterfront Views Beautifully Renovated by BCB Homes $1,193,250 MLS 217074759 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.325.3505 PELICAN ISLE $1,189,000 MLS 218005992 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 $994,900 MLS 217009314 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.325.3505 $915,000 MLS 217064749 Taylor Ekovich 239.370.7715 185 4TH ST. S. #2, NAPLES Located in Olde Naples Newly Renovated 2 Story Townhouse $899,000 MLS 217073417 Steven Fenttiman 239.777.2341 SOMERDALE15258 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 CLUB23850 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 $679,000 MLS 217048652 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 $599,000 MLS 218004659 Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.777.2441 $595,000 MLS 217055677 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 2900 GULF SHORE BLVD. N. #404, NAPLES Top Floor, Totally Remodeled, 2 BR, 2 BA Great Bay Views, Lanai w/Extra Storage $545,000 MLS 217070560 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 MOORINGS BORDEAUX CLUB9225 MUSEO CIR. #201, NAPLES Pristine Lake View 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms + Den $539,000 MLS 217079143 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.325.3505 NEW LISTING FIDDLER'S CREEK VARENNA17025 PORTA VECCHIO WAY #201, NAPLES 3 BR, 3 BA + Den, 2nd Floor Coach Home Expansive Golf Course & Lake Views $539,000 MLS 217034458 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.325.3505 MEDITERRA PORTA VECCHIO $569,000 MLS 217078415 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 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 SPANISH WELLS $529,000 MLS 218003021 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 $525,000 MLS 218004587 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 $498,999 MLS 217077373 Charles Goff & Patti Fortune 239.269.4633 27404 TENNESSEE ST., BONITA Canal Front 3 BR, 3 BA, 3 Car Garage, 1/2 Acre Granite, Stainless Steel, Jenn Air Gas Range $445,000 MLS 218002316 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 NEW LISTING HEITMANS15209 BUTLER LAKE DR. #101, NAPLES Large 1st Floor End Unit 2 Car Garage $439,900 MLS 218002362 Trisha Kent & Patti Fortune 239.272.8494 NEW LISTING LIVINGSTON LAKES28729 MEGAN DR., BONITA 2 BR, 2 BA + Den, 2,248 S.F., 2 Car Garage Pool, Golf Course Views, Gated Community $429,000 MLS 217078975 Meli Chelon-Gumma 239.273.3974 SPANISH WELLS $485,000 MLS 218000302 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 10355 YORKSTONE DR., BONITA It's All About the Long Lake View 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms + Den $479,000 MLS 218002779 Deb Adams-Bateman 239.273.4824 NEW LISTING HAWTHORNE EMORY OAKS $425,000 MLS 217029579 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 $415,000 MLS 217041994 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 $415,000 MLS 217018341 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.325.3505 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 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM VANDERBILT LAKES1035 SANDPIPER ST. #F202, NAPLES Resort Style Living, Minutes to 5th Ave. 2nd Floor 2 BR, 2 BA Unit $399,900 MLS 217024424 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 NAPLES BAY RESORT3235 POTOMAC CT., NAPLES 4 BR, 3 BA + Den, Gorgeous Lake Views Oversized Pool & Patio Overlook Lake $399,900 MLS 217049199 Dodona & Ornela, The Roboci Team 239.776.8123 WATERWAYS $410,000 MLS 218001012 Cathy Lieberman & Cindy Reiff 239.777.2441 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 NEW PRICE PELICAN LANDING $399,000 MLS 217020785 The Bordner Team 239.989.8829 $359,900 MLS 217052021 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 $350,000 MLS 217078197 Jim Westerfield, Westerfield Group 239.287.6617 12021 COVENT GARDEN CT. #2701, NAPLES 2nd Floor End Unit, 2,045 S.F. Under Air Beautifully Updated, Full 2 Car Garage $299,000 MLS 217021512 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 OPEN 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM TWIN EAGLES27012 ADRIANA CIR. #202, BONITA 2nd Floor Condo, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms 1,841 S.F., 1 Car Attached Garage $289,000 MLS 218000825 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 NEW LISTING SERRANO20891 WILDCAT RUN DR. #2, ESTERO 1 Story Condo 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 2 Car Garage $269,000 MLS 217070062 Carol Jones 239.250.4310 WILDCAT RUN $349,000 MLS 217059223 Roger Stening 239.770.4707 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 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM COCONUT SHORES $268,000 MLS 218001693 Jamie Lienhardt 239.565.4268 $265,000 MLS 217067983 Carol Jones 239.250.4310 $254,900 MLS 218004534 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 600 NEAPOLITAN WAY #227, NAPLES Perfect Vacation Home Investment Property, Enjoy Immediate Income $214,900 MLS 217068823 Vito Bauer 239.777.7080 NEW PRICE PARK SHORE19760 OSPREY COVE BLVD. #137, ESTERO 2 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms, Over 1,100 S.F. Freshly Painted, Updated Appliances & A/C $160,500 MLS 218001363 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 NEW LISTING OSPREY COVE19750 OSPREY COVE BLVD. #217, ESTERO Clean 2 BR & 2 BA Condo w/Carport Resort Style Pool & Fitness Center $155,000 MLS 218001553 Vahle Team 239.450.7805 NEW LISTING OSPREY COVE $239,900 MLS 217076880 Dodona & Ornela, Roboci Team 239.776.8123 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 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM VILLAGES OF BONITA
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RoyalShellRealEstate.com | RoyalShellRentals.com239.213.9100 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 1/25 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM PORT ROYAL5889 SUNNYSLOPE DR., NAPLES Looks Like the Hamptons Outside Outstanding Views from Every Room $3,795,000 MLS 217054229 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 OPEN 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM QUAIL WEST4851 BONITA BAY BLVD. #804, BONITA Visit Tavira804.com for Details 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths + Den, 2 Car Garage $2,749,000 MLS 218002029 Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 NEW LISTING OPEN 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY TAVIRA4916 CRAYTON RD., NAPLES Totally Remodeled 3 BR, 2 BA, Pool Home Sold Turnkey Furnished $1,999,000 MLS 217064146 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 OPEN 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM PARK SHORE14906 BELLEZZA LN., NAPLES Luxury Residence w/Tranquil Lake View Infinity Edge Pool & Spillover Spa $1,569,000 MLS 216069611 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.325.3505 OPEN 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM MEDITERRA BELLEZZA26342 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 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY AUGUSTA CREEK3061 LAUREL RIDGE CT., BONITA Visit 3061LaurelRidge.com for Details 3 Bedrooms, 3 Full Bathrooms + Den $999,000 MLS 217027476 Gary & Jeff Jaarda 239.293.1507 NEW PRICE OPEN 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY LAUREL RIDGE9201 HOLLOW PINE DR., ESTERO Cedar Glen, Covington Model, 4 BR, 3 BA + Den Panoramic Lake/Golf View, South Facing Lanai $965,000 MLS 218000007 Greg Lewis, The Lewis Team 239.287.1158 OPEN 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS22901 SHADY KNOLL DR., ESTERO Private Lot w/Great Lake Views 3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms + Den $899,900 MLS 217029133 Gary Ryan 239.273.6796 OPEN 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS3080 LAUREL RIDGE CT., BONITA Custom Built, 4 BR, 3 BA + Den, 3 Car GA Entertainer's Delight, Numerous Upgrades $887,000 MLS 217064496 Sandy Kass, The Fagan Team 239.292.4044 OPEN 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY LAUREL RIDGE22211 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 OPEN 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS29141 BRENDISI WAY #102, NAPLES Highly Desirable Coach Home w/Golf View 3 BR, 3 BA + Den, 2 Car Garage, Walk-In Entry $615,713 MLS 217078070 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.325.3505 OPEN 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM MEDITERRA27291 S. RIVERSIDE DR., BONITA 130' Along Imperial River Gulf Access 3 BR, 2 BA, Charming & Fully Renovated $599,900 MLS 217027486 Loretta Young 239.450.5022 OPEN 1/28 1:00PM 3:00PM PLAN OF RIVERSIDE1948 IMPERIAL GOLF COURSE BLVD., NAPLES Large 3 BR, 2 BA, Pool Home Freshly Updated w/Neutral Palette $595,000 MLS 217067742 Loretta Young 239.450.5022 OPEN 1/27 1:00PM 3:00PM IMPERIAL GOLF ESTATES4801 ISLAND POND CT. #303, BONITA Expansive Preserve, Bay & Sunset Views Open Floor Plan, 2 Suites Open to Large Lanai $575,000 MLS 217068887 Mike Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.340.5455 OPEN 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY BAY VIEW4081 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 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY LAKESIDE26241 DEVONSHIRE CT. #203, BONITA Amazing Long Golf & Lake Views Large A/C Glassed-In Lanai $559,000 MLS 217054252 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 OPEN 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY WATERFORD2843 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 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM TIBURON CASTILLO25961 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 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY9832 ALHAMBRA LN., BONITA 3 BR, 2 BA + Den, Pool Home Being Sold w/All New Furnishings $515,000 MLS 217036495 Jim Griffith, The Boeglin Team 239.322.2409 OPEN 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM SPANISH WELLS27025 SHELL RIDGE CIR., BONITA Stunningly Remodeled, New Floors, New Kitchen Beach Club, Pickle Ball, Bocce, Kayaking, Marina $499,900 MLS 217071134 Mike Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.340.5455 OPEN 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY BAY HARBOR4425 DOVER CT. #603, NAPLES Sunsets & Stunning Lake Views 3 BR, 3 BA + Den Coach Home $459,900 MLS 217048840 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 OPEN 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM KENSINGTON27036 OAKWOOD LAKE DR. #201, BONITA Furnished, Remodeled 3 BR, 3 BA on Lake High-End Appliances, Granite, Custom Cabinets $449,000 MLS 217019538 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 NEW PRICE OPEN 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM BONITA BAY OAKWOOD28646 SAN GALGANO WAY, BONITA 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Pool/Spa Beautiful Golf & Sunset Views $449,000 MLS 217014059 Dotti Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.272.4946 OPEN 1/28 1:00PM 4:00PM PALMIRA GOLF & CC
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B22 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYThis weekend: Talis Parks January Luxury Home Tour highlights award-winning homes, new-fashioned lifestyleAward-winning luxury homes, thoughtfully-designed amenities, and Talis Parks engaging way of life are all on display this weekend as the January Luxury Home Tour kicks off Saturday, January 27, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and continues Sunday, January 28, noon to 3:00 p.m. The tour features a variety of new furnished and unfurnished residences including penthouse-style condominiums and terrace homes by Lennar, resort-style coach homes by FrontDoor Communities, single-family villas by Distinctive Communities, single-family residences by Harbourside Custom Homes, Frizone and Iron Star Luxury Homes, and showcase estates by Gulfshore Homes, M Development and Sunwest Homes. Talis Parks numerous national, regional and local industry accolades reflect developer Kitson & Partners commitment to eschewing traditional country club models. Its new-fashioned, come-as-youare atmosphere encourages homeowners to maintain active social connections and live the best versions of their lives among exclusive privacy and concierge-level service. Residents Jim and Barbara Simmons were attracted to Talis Park because of its newer, more youthful atmosphere and many opportunities to enhance the active lives they enjoy. Theres just an energy to the place, said Jim. Theres always people moving and energetic; its just a ton of fun and an easy place to meet folks. The Simmons family, like many other Talis Park residents, participates in a full range of social events created and managed by the Talis Park team. From daily fitness classes, sports clinics, bocce nights and cooking classes to themed costume parties, movies and concerts on the Great Lawn, the communitys social calendar offers something for everyone. Talis Park homeowners now also enjoy complimentary daily beach access via the Beach Runner, the communitys exclusive Mercedes-Benz shuttle service. The hub of activity within Talis Park is its award-winning Vyne House and 18-hole Greg Norman/Pete Dyedesigned golf course, one of only two Norman/Dye collaborations worldwide. Vyne House offers formal and casual indoor and alfresco dining, two fitness studios, spa, fully-stocked wine room, resort-style pool with spacious pool deck and rotunda, and more. Comfortable outdoor gathering areas, highlighted by a double-sided stone fireplace overlooking the 18th green, make Vyne House a perfect place to enjoy Naples temperate climate and legendary sunsets with friends and family. The Casa Cortese sports pub, next to the driving range, is a great spot for sports enthusiasts. Also within easy access is a sports complex with six lighted Har-Tru tennis courts, tennis pro shop, bocce courts, lap pool, and playground. The Talis Park Luxury Home Tour begins at the communitys Garden House Information & Sales Center, 16980 Livingston Road. For details, call 239-449-5900 or visit talispark.com. Above Left: Talis Parks award-winning Vyne House clubhouse. Above Right: Lennar is showcasing a furnished Terrace Home model in Talis Parks Viansa neighborhood, with residences offering 2,350 square feet of living area, three-bedrooms, a den, 3.5 baths and nature preserve views. Above: Iron Star Luxury Homes 3,983-square-foot Villa Lago residence is on display in Talis Parks Fairgrove neighborhood. Left: Gulfshore Homes furnished Dorado estate model in Prato offers a total of 8,862 square feet with 6,336 square feet under air. Below: Sunwest Homes two-story Grand Santa Barbara estate model in Talis Parks Prato neighborhood is featured during the communitys Luxury Home Tour this weekend. ADVERTORIAL Ab L ft T li P k d i i V H l b h A b R i i ht L i h i f i h d T H d l i T l i P k i A d D f m L y
B24 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYKalea Bays clubhouse a phenomenal amenityClosings continue in Tower 1 If the clubhouse is the social and recreational centerpiece of a community then Kalea Bays clubhouse will surely be one of the busiest places in the gated, luxury residential high-rise community currently being developed on Vanderbilt Drive in North Naples. There are several reasons buyers have decided to purchase at Kalea Bay, said Inga Lodge, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Kalea Bay. The first is the beautifully designed three-bedroom plus den/three-and-a-half-bath and fourbedroom/four-bath tower residences with Gulf views. The other is our spectacular main amenity area, which includes our community clubhouse. Not only is it a dramatic sight as residents and visitors drive into the community, but its now the envy of every community in the Naples area. Kalea Bays 88,000-square-foot main amenity area, which just opened in early January, 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 adults-only pool and a childrens pool, plus an expansive pool deck, an open-air bar, an indoor/outdoor restaurant, a snack bar, a lakeside fire pit, an Internet cafe and a gifts and sundries shop. 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. We have the perfect place for all three, said Lodge. The indoor/outdoor restaurant serves incredible meals throughout the day. And 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. 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. Guest suites that can accommodate overnight guests and family members are also located nearby. Residents will also have a shuttle service that originates from the clubhouse and takes them to the beach. Two of the top-rated beaches in the country are only minutes away from Kalea Bay, stated Lodge. They include Barefoot Beach Preserve Park, which was ranked #2 nationally, and Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, which was ranked #9. The completion of the main amenity area at Kalea Bay coincides with the completion the communitys first residential tower. Closings in Tower 1 started at the beginning of January, stated Lodge. By the end of the month we anticipate 100 of the towers 120 residences will be closed. The completion of Tower 1 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 open-air 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 residences remain in Tower 1. However, 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, which will have similar rooftop amenities as the first tower.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. Above: A fire pit at the clubhouse offers stunning views of the communitys first tower on the opposite side of the lake. Left: The rooftop amenities at Kalea Bays first tower are completed, including the pool and furnished sun deck. Below: Kalea Bays main amenity area includes the communitys clubhouse with three separate pools, including an adultsonly pool, expansive sundecks, an indoor/outdoor restaurant, an open-air bar and an Internet caf. Bottom Left: Residents of Kalea Bay have indoor and outdoor dining options. Bottom Right: Snacks and other light fare are available at The Bistro. 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Florida Realtors News recently published their list of the 2017 major factors affecting our 2018 Florida Real Estate Market. These included low inventory of homes, and the resultant escalation of prices to levels just below the peak of the real estate bubble. The upcoming run-up in Florida values, resulting from the Tax Reform bill, along with the crushing winter weather to the north, may make those issues pale in comparison. A lack of state income and inheritance taxes will likely drive people from frigid high-tax states to the sunny shores of Florida. Unfortunately, they stand to encounter a short supply and stiff pricing if they are dreaming about waterfront living. That isuntil they discover Useppa. Useppa Island is the pre-eminent Florida value for waterfront, boating and gulf access properties. The values in this tiny community of 115 homes, all within a Private Club that encompasses the entire island, are still at the pre-bubble pricing level. A consequence of competing in the arena of Big Destination Names, this Private Island gem has no commercial marketing engine, Visitor and Convention Bureau or Chamber of Commerce. Neither will you find choking traffic, strip malls or high rises that block the senses, views and tropical breezes. Useppa is the Undiscovered Destination, that Secret Place where you can capture your dreams. Opportunities on Useppa include a buyer friendly inventory of waterfront homes, with Townhouse style attached villas from $525,000 to $875,000, and single family homes from $1,050,000 to $3,500,000, many furnished and all with dockage available. Useppa Island is the Big Secret -a private island exotically tropical and modestly priced; the glistening location just south of Boca Grande Pass. A quick 15 minute boat ride to the mainland, dont miss your chance to Find Your Key to Paradise. Make your escape to Useppa Island. Paradise Without A Passport!T h e A ff or d a bl e Hi dd en G e m On Florida s Southwest Gulf Coast 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 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 $799,000 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 Richly nished Aberdeen oor plan, expanded paver lanai, oversized covered lanai area and garage. Gorgeous wood oors, SS appliances, neutral nishes. Golf views. 3+Den/2BA $579,000 Lovely nishes and quality updates to this freestanding property with excellent golf course and lake views. This one has everything. 4+Den/3BA $579,000 FurnishedANAS PLACE 6017 Ashford Lane THE LINKS 6060 Fair way Court THE LINKS 6079 Fair way CourtMindy Young, 248-0258 MYoung@JohnRWood.com www.Y oungAndYoungerInNaples.com THE STRANDActive Tennis & Golf Community www.Y oungAndYoungerInNaples.com
Lauren Elwell239.404.8211 email@example.com 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.
B28 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYSand and shell design captures feel of Florida in London Bay Homes Port Royal Estate modelMesmerized. Since my husband and I gazed out at Cutlass Cove from London Bay Homes Port Royal estate model at 4375 Gordon Drive, weve thought of little else. I picture myself hosting a fundraising luncheon for the girls; hes already planning day and overnight cruises on our new yacht. After meeting with Michael Scott of Romanza Interior Design, were even more infatuated with this home. Weve already seen some of Michaels selections the gorgeous gray mosaic pool and spa tile, high-gloss white kitchen cabinetry and the white-washed light ash wood flooring. He showed us interior design plans, which include mid-century furniture paired with tropical accents and the colors of Florida the white of sugar sand beaches and accents inspired by the shell of the states native conch. We love the emphasis on clean lines and how the architect and design team created a cohesive look throughout its 6,394 square feet. The modern interpretation of West Indies architecture by Stofft Cooney Architects reminds us of the villa we rented in Providenciales. Michael also revealed plans for the decorative art glass wall between the floating staircase and formal dining room nine cast-textured glass panels with a wave and bubble design. He talked about those large windows and the beautiful water views of the cove and Gordon Pass, with the mangroves of Keewaydin Island in the backdrop. The scenery is what everyone notices, he told us, and I couldnt help but wonder who everyone is and how many other homebuyers are interested in the estate. Of course, there are plenty, I thought. It has the perfect location in Naples most prestigious neighborhood close to Third Street South, accommodates a boat up to 37 feet, is absolutely stunning inside and out, and will be ready to move right in when London Bay wraps up construction and Michael works his award-winning magic in March. We also saw snapshots of the sunrise from the bay windows of the master bedroom, two second-floor guest rooms and the terrace. Motorized blinds showcase the morning spectacle without having to get out of bed. The kitchen is a dream for entertaining with its six-burner Wolf range and infrared griddle, coffee system and cup warming drawer how cool is that?! It also has a large SubZero refrigerator and separate freezer, and three additional refrigerators and beverage centers. The freestanding island is large and has a galley sink and twin faucets. Michaels vision for the master bedroom includes cream fabric, shellcolored accents and Venetian plastered wall and ceiling details. We imagine snuggling up in the large chaise lounge for two in the bay window alcove. Venetian plaster repeats in the master bath, which has rich cappuccino polished marble floors, horizontal rift-cut oak cabinets with a shell finish and his-and-her water closets. The second floor is ideal for our steady stream of winter guests. Four private bedrooms with resort-inspired bathrooms and designer sinks, and a shared loft and lounge and wet bar. My mother-in-law will feel right at home in the guest apartment; our daughter will adore the VIP suite and its aerial views of the pool and cove. When work calls, my husband has his own space: A quiet study with natural light, zebrawood built-ins, a vintage pine and rustic silver desk and animal print upholstered lounge chairs. Of course, lounging by the pool and the firepit will likely be a daily event if were not out on the boat or enjoying our membership eligibility at the Port Royal Club and Cutlass Cove Beach Club. 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. London Bay Homes new custom estate in Port Royal will offer 6,394 square feet of living space and showcase water views with floor-toceiling windows.ADVERTORIALIt has the perfect location in Naples most prestigious neighborhood close to Third Street South, accommodates a boat up to 37 feet, is absolutely stunning inside and out, and will be ready to move right in when London Bay wraps up construction.
*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. Matchless Waterfront Living ESTATE RESIDENCE 302OFFERED AT $1,995,000 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms Grand Salon and Terrace with Marina Views Enclosed Area: 3,940 Sq. Ft. Total Residence: 4,573 Sq. Ft. 13675 Vanderbilt Drive Naples AQUA-naples.com TOUR THE 2 NEW MODELS. MO VE IN NOW I Offered from $1,995,000 exclusively by PACT Realty. OPEN DAILY. SCHEDULE YOUR PRIVATE SHOWING. 239.591.2727
B30 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYRonto introduces Omega, the final luxury high-rise at Bonita BayThe Ronto Group is accepting reservations at Omega, the final high-rise tower to be built within Bonita Bay. Designed by Miami architect Robert M. Swedroe, the 26-floor Omega tower will feature 63 tower residences and four penthouses. Pre-construction pricing starts in the mid-$2 millions. The design conveys an out of market perspective on luxury and offers an approach to high-rise living never offered in Southwest Florida. Ronto has taken advantage of high-rise construction methods and materials that span greater distances and allow the use of more glass. The result is larger, wider living spaces with tall windows that will offer views of Estero Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. The living spaces, owners suites, and some of the guest bedrooms will open to outdoor terraces featuring 42-inch high glass railings. The buildings exterior will have a modern look that projects bit of design flare. Ronto designed Omega from the inside out based on preferences expressed by potential purchasers who indicated view corridors and spacious, open floor plans with large living areas, large owner suites and secondary bedrooms, big outdoor living areas, private garages, and readily accessible storage space were critical to their living experience. Functionality and comfort were more important than form. Rather than wanting to downsize by moving into a residence with less square footage, the potential purchasers wanted to simplify their lives in a maintenance-free environment without sacrificing space or livability. The Omega tower and penthouse residences offer the square footage and width found in an estate home built on 110-foot home sites. The residences will feature ceiling heights of ten feet four-inches, or eleven feet fourinches in the penthouses, except where dropped, to create a sense of space that cannot be duplicated by remodeling existing high-rise residences. Our goal was to offer something that has never been offered in Southwest Florida, said Ronto Group president Anthony Solomon. We were creating a new living experience for our customers, not for us, and they knew better what would work. We listened to what they wanted and designed accordingly. We created a three unit per floor approach that allowed the residences to be wider and more spacious. We included air-conditioned storage outside the residences, large outdoor living spaces, huge kitchens and great rooms, tall ceilings, and king-sized guest bedrooms. We also listened when it came to the amenities. Functionality and amenities that would be used daily were paramount. Our customers had as much to do with the design as we did. Omega is the final high-rise at Bonita Bay. We want it to be special. Omega will feature three tower residences per floor and two penthouse residences per floor on the buildings two uppermost floors. The 01 and 03 tower residences will include 4,645 square feet of air-conditioned space, outdoor terrace areas totaling 1,005 square feet, and an 80-square foot private air-conditioned storage space on the same floor as the residence. The floor plans feature four bedrooms, a den or fifth bedroom, and four-and-a-half baths. The 02-tower residence plan offers 4,205 square feet under air, 540 square feet of outdoor terraces, and 75 square feet of private airconditioned storage space on the same floor as the residence. The 02-tower plan includes three bedrooms, a den, and three-and-a-half baths. The tower plans present open-concept living areas with a spacious great room, a double-island kitchen in the 01 and 03 residences with a walk-in pantry, and a dining area. Every tower residence comes with a private elevator lobby and a private enclosed two-car garage. Tower residents will enjoy a roof-top amenity deck. The four penthouses measure 6,435 or 6,375 square feet under air plus 1,710 square feet of outdoor terrace areas with gas grills. Each penthouse comes with a private elevator lobby, a private air-conditioned storage space, a private three-car garage, and a private roof-top amenity deck. Each of the penthouse plans includes five bedrooms, a den, and five-and-a-half baths. Open-concept living areas include a great room with a fireplace, a double-island kitchen in the 01 and 03 residences with a walk-in pantry, and dining spaces that open to terraces that wrap around the corner of the building. Additional terraces are located off the owners bedroom and two of the guest bedrooms. Standard finishes in the fully-completed Omega residences will reflect Rontos attention to creating a luxurious, exceedingly livable environment. Flooring in the living areas will be wood, stone, or porcelain tile. The double-island kitchens will include designer selected cabinetry, quartz or granite countertop selections, a SubZero refrigerator/freezer, Wolf gas ranges and ovens, a Miele dishwasher, and Dornbracht plumbing fixtures. The bathrooms will also feature designer selected cabinetry, quartz or granite countertops, Dornbracht plumbing fixtures, and Toto toilets. Omega residents will enjoy 18,000 square feet of interior amenities, including a billiards room and bar attached to a social room, a catering kitchen, a fitness center, and three guest suites. Outside, plans call for a single-level amenity deck surrounded by glass railings, a resort-style pool and spa, a 40-foot by 40-foot pool pavilion with a bar and dining tables, a hot tub, shaded areas, a cabana party area, fire pits, and six cabanas available for purchase that include a kitchenette and bathroom. The amenity deck will overlook a lake on one of Bonita Bays golf courses and offer a view of Estero Bay. Visit the Omega Sales Center at 26951 Country Club Drive within Bonita Bay from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and Sundays from noon to 5:00 p.m. Call 239-301-4940 for a sales appointment. Top: The Bonita Bay Clubs innovative Lifestyle Center that includes a Fitness Center, a spa and salon, and the Wave Caf that offers healthy food choices, is the centerpiece of communitys amenity offering. Above: Three on-property Bonita Bay West courses were designed by Arthur Hills to preserve and enhance the natural features of the land. Two Tom Fazio designed courses at the nearby Bonita Bay Club Naples provide a pure golf experience on over 1,000 acres.ADVERTORIAL
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 B31 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. ORIGINAL OWNER480 Worthington Street $450,000Delightful Florida Style home in tip top condition. Open, oor design, light and bright. High ceilings, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths + den. Western exposure. Indoor pool. Botanical Paradise encompasses your fenced back yard. Super Unique. MOTIVATED SELLER1830 Menorca Ct.$798,000 Lovely home with all the right features. Great curb appeal, high ceilings, large rooms, tons of windows & sliders to brighten each room. Lovely street, direct access waterway with quick out. 3 BR/2 BA. Excellent condition. NEW TO MARKET7817 Hawthorne Drive #2301$449,900 Gorgeous coach home built in 2016 and rarely used. High end furnishings & $90,000 in upgrades. Lovely view, gated community, superior amenities, 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, lanai & separate open-air patio. NEW TO MARKET6979 Mauna Loa$4 5,000 Charming courtyard home perfect for guests, in-laws or college students. Bright & cheerful with many windows, sliders & transoms. Large bedrooms w/walk In closets. Open kitchen with separate breakfast nook, Formal dining area. 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 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 Robyn Pfister Griffin 239.404.8222 Robert A. Forbis 239.682.3700ROBYN PFISTER GRIFFIN TEAMOLDE NAPLES www.RobynPGriffin.com 466 4TH AVENUE NOUTHSTUNNING, CUSTOM BUILT MASTERPIECE BY FRONTIER HOMES LOCATED IN THE HEART OF OLDE NAPLES JUST BLOCKS FROM WHITE SAND BEACHES! SPACIOUS LAYOUT, UPDATED KITCHEN.Call today for a private showing! NEWSMAKERSFrom page 3phase will include selective demolition of the existing building and the addition of 1,270 square feet to the second floor. Upon completion of the project, the original building will be doubled in size. Renovation of Physicians Regional Pine Ridge Road in Naples. The multi-phase project will include relocating the existing surgical waiting areas, meditation room and clean storage, as well expanding the observation unit by 10 beds. The work should be completed in late July. Construction of Sunnybrook Storage in Miami. Designed by Blue Projects USA, the eight-story building will have 970 climatecontrolled storage units in a total of 112,500 square feet. It will also have a parking garage. Groundbreaking is planned for early February. Pulte Homes invites the public to the grand opening of the clubhouse and amenity center at its Greyhawk at Golf Club of the Everglades from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3. Admission is free to the gated community off Vanderbilt Beach Road, 9 miles east of U.S. 41. Designed by MHK Architecture and Planning and built by Deangelis Diamond Construction, the 9,000-square-foot clubhouse has a restaurant, bar, gathering lounge, card room and fitness center/movement studio. Five tennis courts, three pickleball courts, three bocce courts and an event lawn with stage are also part of the center. New homes at Greyhawk at Golf Club of the Everglades are offered in 12 floor plans from 1,671 to more than 3,900 square feet of living area. Prices start in the low $400,000s. Four furnished and decorated models are open daily. Pulte plans to build 550 single-family residences at Greyhawk at Golf Club of the Everglades that will be spread across 500 acres of nature preserve and lakes, surSEE NEWSMAKERS, B35 A rendering of Pultes Homes new amenity center at Greyhawk at Golf Club of the Everglades, where an open house takes place Sunday afternoon, Feb. 3.
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Long Island mansion no longer a nightmare Money Pit TOPTENREALESTATEDEALS.COMOne of the most infamous homes in movie history is for sale. The Money Pit estate on Long Island is on the market at $5.9 million not as it appeared in the 1986 movie with Tom Hanks and Shelley Long as its beleaguered owners, Walter and Anna, but more like a candidate for a feature in House Beautiful. After the film crew finally left, the house still needed massive repairs. Fortunately, a real life couple came along and bought the 1898 mansion named Northway, and immediately got to work. It took four years and a team of designers, contractors and decorators to turn it into a jewel box that scriptwriters and set designers for The Money Pit could never have imagined. Every detail has been addressed, from the elaborate moldings to the gleaming ebony wood floors to the formal gardens. The 23-room home has seven ensuite bedrooms plus a four-room master suite, an eat-in kitchen, eight fireplaces including one in the grand foyer, large formal rooms, a study, pool and pool house. The brick terrace overlooking the gardens and woods is a perfect place to sit and ponder your next home improvement task. The asking price is $5.9 million, and the listing agents are Lois Kirschenbaum and Margaret Trautmann of Daniel Gale Sothebys in Locust Valley, N.Y. NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 REAL ESTATE B33 Sue@SueMyhelic.com SueMyhelic.com Vineyards $459,0004BR, 3BA, 2C garage home with 2,194 sq. ft. of living space. All white kitchen, new carpets in bedrooms, lake view. The Dunes $1,124,900Turnkey 3BR, 3.5BA condo with 2 garage spaces. Huge private terrace & spa. Private el evator, custom treatments & more! Vanderbilt Beach $2,195,0004BR, 3.5BA home with 2 master suites, high impact windows, security system, pool, boat dock, Chickee Hut & more. SUPERB WATER VIEWS! SENSATIONAL LAKE VIEW! RESORT-STYLE LIVING AT ITS BEST! Enjoy a front-row seat for Palm Beach polo season TOPTENREALESTATEDEALS.COMHigh season in Palm Beach is in full swing, perhaps nowhere more so that at the International Polo Club, where for the next several weeks horses and riders will compete for more than half a billion dollars. Many of the 6,000 horses in the seasons events come from stables nearby in Wellington, which has been home to many who participate. Bill Gates, Bruce Springsteen and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg all own homes in Wellington, where their daughters compete in the events. One prime polo estate is on the market this social season. Windsome Farms is an 80-acre facility in Wellington with everything imaginable for serious riders and their trainers: 52 stalls with tack room, a Grand Prix field with natural jumps and hills, three training rings, 19 paddocks, lakes and an automatic walker. Its the place where many Olympians have stayed and trained. Accommodations include two one-bedroom apartments and an owners lounge with kitchenette and full bath as well as a riders lounge with kitchenette and half bath downstairs. There is also enough pristine land where one could build the estate of their dreams. Marley Goodman Overman of Illustrated Properties has the listing for $25 million. COURTESY PHOTOS COURTESY PHOTOS
B34 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Naples AREA ADDRESS PRICE REAL ESTATE OFFICE AGENT & PHONE NUMBER HOURS PORT ROYAL 3450 Rum Row $15,900,000 Premier SothebyÂs International Realty Paul Arpin 239.877.4450 Sunday 1-4pm PORT ROYAL 1201 Galleon Drive $13,975,000 Royal Shell Real Estate 239.213.9100 Thurs-Sun 1-4pm AQUALANE SHORES 2211 South Winds Drive $9,975,000 Premier SothebyÂs International Realty Walter Patrick 239.325.9111 Sunday 10a m-1pm OLD NAPLES 489 1st Avenue South $4,175,000 William Raveis Dante DiSabato 239.537.5351 Sunday 1-4pm QUAIL WEST 5889 Sunnyslope Drive $3,795,000 Royal Shell Real Estate The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 Sunday 1-4pm PADOVA AT MEDITERRA 15179 Brolio Way $3,390,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sunday 1-4pm OLD NAPLES 272 1st Avenue South $3,595,000 Premier SothebyÂs International Realty Mark Maran & Gordie Lazich 239.777.2033 Sunda y 1-4pm MAJESTICS ISLES AT GREY OAKS 1928 Cocoplum Way $3,350,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Sund ay 1-4pm PELICAN ISLE AQUA 13665 Vanderbilt Drive #903 $3,000,000 Premier SothebyÂs International Realty Jessica Whiffen 239.450.8281 Sunday 1-4pm PELICAN BAY MYSTIQUE 6885 Pelican Bay Boulevard Estates from $3,000,000 Premier SothebyÂs International Realty Sales OfÂ“ce 23 9.598.9900 Mon-Sat 9am-5pm to over $7,000,000 & Sun 12-5pm COQUINA SANDS MANSION HOUSE 1601 Gulf Shore Boulevard North #29/31 $2,825,000 Premier SothebyÂs International Realty Maggie I ves 239.910.2581 Sunday 1-4pm QUAIL WEST 4493 Wayside Drive $2,495,000 Premier SothebyÂs International Realty Ruth Bethem 239.777.7007 Sunday 1-4pm GREY OAKS ESTUARY AT GREY OAKS 1220 Gordon River Trail From $2,495,000 Premier SothebyÂs International Realty Call 239.261.31 48 Mon-Sat 9am-5pm & Sun 12-5pm PADOVA AT MEDITERRA 475 Putter Point Drive $2,295,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. 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Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.0097 Su nday 1-4pm PELICAN BAY 6525 Valen Way #203 $529,900 John R Wood Jim Scartz 239.877.9726 Sunday 1-4pm MARBELLA ISLES 13444 Monticello Drive $499,900 Premier SothebyÂs International Realty Kimberly Wagner 239.571.5474 Sunday 1-4pm BAD AXE 1024 Michigan Avenue $469,000 Premier SothebyÂs International Realty Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 Sunday 1-4pm KENSINGTON 4425 Dover Court #6-603 $459,900 Royal Shell Real Estate The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 Sunday 1-4pm CAMDEN LAKES 16116 Camden Lakes Circle $454,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 B35 NEWSMAKERSFrom page 31 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 GORDIE LAZICH239.777.2033 email@example.comMARK MARAN239.777.3301 firstname.lastname@example.orgNAPLES | $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 | $3,595,000 OLD NAPLESNaples | $998,500PARK SHORE SURFSEDGENaples | $429,900THE STRAND TROPHY CLUBNaples | $2,995,000PELICAN BAY ST. RAPHAEL Naples | $795,000PARK SHORE COLONADE PENDINGSothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each o ce is independently owned and operated. EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONSGORDIEANDMARK.COMCALL US TODAY OPEN HOUSE 1/21 1 P.M.-4 P.M. PENDING PENDING PENDINGrounded by the communitys landscape and a Rees Jones-designed championship golf course with a club limited to 295 members. For more information, visit www.pulte. com. KTS Homes has opened its Newport model in the Parrot Cay neighborhood at Naples Reserve. With a coastal contemporary design, the model has three bedrooms plus study, two full baths and two -baths in 3,000 square feet of air-conditioned living area. Including the three-car garage and expansive outdoor living area, the Newport encompasses more than 5,200 square feet. As furnished, the Newport model is available for $1.5 million. With a 125-acre lake as its centerpiece, Naples Reserve is on the north side of U.S. 41, 2 miles east of Collier Boulevard. The Newport model is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, visit www.KTSgrp.com. More than a dozen decorated models by eight builders will be open for tours when Naples Reserve hosts the Collier Building Industry Associations single-site Parade of Homes Feb. 9-11 and Feb. 16-18. A $5 donation per vehicle is suggested and will benefit the CBIA scholarship fund. Priced from the high-$200,000s to more than $1 million, Naples Reserves attached villas, single-family homes and custom estate homes offer up to four bedrooms and range from 1,500 to more than 3,500 square feet of air-conditioned space. Builders at work in the community are: Ashton Woods, D.R. Horton, Florida Lifestyle Homes, KTS Homes, Lundstrom Development, Marvin Development, McGarvey Custom Homes and Stock Signature Homes. Naples Reserves 688 acres are home to 11 neighborhoods woven among 22 freshwater lakes, including the 125-acre Eagle Lake with the destination Kontiki Island. Buyers who purchase a home in Parrot Cay or Sparrow Cay along Eagle Lake have the option to build a floating boat dock behind their home (electric boats and boats with motors up to 2.5 horsepower are permitted). Parade of Homes visitors will be able to tour the Island Club with its waterfall pool, beach volleyball and bocce ball courts, the Chat n Chill tiki bar, a 3,500-square-foot fitness club and the 5,160-square-foot community center featuring Latitudes Cafe and an 850-gallon cylindrical aquarium. At the Outrigger Center, canoes, kayaks and paddleboards are available for resident use, as is a flex-space for game days, special events and other activities. Cruises on the communitys two Duffy electric boats depart from the centers floating docks for residents to explore Eagle Lake and Kontiki Island. The lakefront Match Point complex has five tennis and four pickleball courts. The Walk & Wag dog park is nearby and an additional dog park, Paws Awhile, is planned, as well as the Kids Cove playground and picnic area and a meandering linear park for biking, hiking and jogging. Navigating a loop road circling Naples Reserve, the park is designed to engage residents with their natural environment and provide an alternative mode of transportation throughout the community. For more information about Naples Reserve and the parade of homes, go to www.naplesreserve.com/2018-parade-ofhomes. Entrance to the community is off U.S. 41, two miles southeast of Collier Boulevard.
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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENTNAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY | SECTION CWWW.FLORIDAWEEKLY.COM Strong The film follows the first Army combat unit to enter Afghanistan after 9/11. C19 INSIDEWEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018Cuisine NewsIvan Seligman does The Dish at Naples Coastal Kitchen, and more on the food and dining scene. C28-31 Meet Popo: Naples artist knows how to make an impressionSEE COMFORT C4 Top: New Frogs Mystic Transformation Above: Studio BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.comArt can often seem a like pretentious endeavor for people who exist outside the insular world of theory and galleries, but renowned existentialist Hunt Slonem brings it softly down to earth for the uninitiated and connoisseurs alike. Frogs, birds, rabbits, botanicals all creatures great and small, but mostly small find dignity under Mr. Slonems brush, but the inescapable whimsy and accessibility to his tiny subjects has kept Hunt Slonems whimsical tiny subjects have kept the art world in thrall for almost 40 years. COURTESY PHOTOS BY ROBBIE SPENCERrspencer@ oridaweekly.comPopo Flanigan has always enjoyed the finer things in life. So when she decided to fulfill her lifelong dream of becoming an artist, it was a natural transition. I knew I had talent in high school, she said of her youth. I thought, what fun it would be to play all the time and hang out with other artists? Following a career owning a fine jewelry store in Philadelphia, she decided to do just that. An impressionist whose influences include Matisse and Van Gogh, Ms. Flanigan installed her Tribute to Color SEE POPO, C26 VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLYPopo Flanigan at her home studio in Naples. Creating comfort t Each little ower that opens, Each little bird that sings, He made their glowing colors, He made their tiny wings. All Things Bright and Beautiful, Anglican hymn 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 | 239.262.4242SocietyWelcome Aboard to $1.3 million for the Guadalupe Center. C27
C2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 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 philJASONphiljreviews@gmail.com FLORIDA WRITERSA trio of gruesome murders raises questions about Wall Street shenanigans Perish by Lisa Black. Kensington. 320 pages. Hardcover $26.This is Ms. Blacks third Gardiner and Renner novel, and there are some signs that it might be the last. I hope not. These thrillers are so reliably macabre, so brimming with fascinating forensic detail, and so well-crafted that Id hate to see this odd couple break up. This one begins with a bang and never lets up. Cleveland forensic expert Maggie Gardiner has never seen a body so decimated. The gorgeous leader of the Sterling Financial operation has been pretty much shredded. Although blood is all around, the clever killer has left no trace of his (or her) entrance or exit. Nothing has been stolen. Nothing revealing has been left behind. The kind of forensic evidence that is Maggies bread and butter just isnt there. No break-in. No furniture tossing. The most curious item is a suspicious statement, in plain view, of a $600 million Panamanian account in Joannas name. How did this young woman put together such a fortune? Did she make enemies in the process? Secretive Joanna Moorehouses lacerated throat seems a gruesome icon of the cutthroat world in which she has become a major player. Who would want her dead? Those who lost their homes by being conned into taking out unaffordable mortgages? Or who had supposed fixed-rate loans turned into adjustable ones? Perhaps. How about her business rivals? Or maybe members of the firm who might ascend to the throne? Did she dump her boy-toy? Working with the police team of Jack Renner and Tom Riley, Maggie needs to find the answer. Sorting through the possible suspects connected with Sterling Financial means sorting through the intricacies of their work practices. To open readers to this world, which echoes the situation leading to the 2008 financial collapse, Ms. Black gives us an amazingly readable lesson in the shoddy business of bundled mortgage derivatives and related financial chicanery. Watching Maggie, with or without Jack and Tom, explore the possibilities is great fun, at once vividly detailed and increasingly suspenseful. As they interrogate possible suspects, gathering information and learning about Sterling Financial, we see true professionals at work. We also come to understand the working partnership of Renner and Riley and the difficult relationship that binds Jack and Maggie. After all, how and why does one manage a relationship with a vigilante killer? Yes, dear reader, if Jack Renner cant bring criminals to justice the usual way, hell do is as an assassin. As the plot develops, the unthinkable happens. Two other attractive women, both of them connected to Sterling Financial, are found killed victims of the same kind of brutality and the same escape artistry. Once the investigators noticed that the three victims are somewhat similar in appearance, that observation alters ideas about the perpetrators profile. Is Maggies appearance so very different? To complicate things even further, a case being explored by Maggies ex-husband, who is also on the Cleveland police force, seems to have a possible connection to Maggies case. Though they have a sort of truce, Maggie is not comfortable working with her ex. I dont know about you, but I love this stuff. And no one handles the psychological and technical dimensions of such crime fiction as well as Lisa Black.New York Timesbestselling author Lisa Black introduced the characters of Maggie Gardiner and Jack Renner in her acclaimed suspense novel That Darkness and continued their story in Unpunished. She is the author of seven novels in the Theresa MacLean mystery series and two novels written as Elizabeth Becka. As a forensic scientist at the Cuyahoga County Coroners Office, she analyzed gunshot residue on hands and clothing, hairs, fibers, paint, glass, DNA, blood and many other forms of trace e vidence, as well as crime scenes. Now she is a latent print examiner and CSI for the Cape Coral Police Department, working mostly with fingerprints and crime scenes. Phil Jason, Ph.D., United States Naval Academy professor emeritus of English, is a poet, critic and freelance writer with 20 books to his credit, including several studies of war literature and a creative writing text. BLACK er e s nf g e s vic b B c gi R su D ti n U a u in m y n ov bet sci e Co u sh e due hai r DNA
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C4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYthe art world in thrall for almost 40 years. Neapolitans, several of whom are avid collectors of his work, can view and purchase one of their own little beasties at Harmon-Meek Gallerys upcoming solo exhibition of Mr. Slonems recent work Jan. 29 through Feb. 8 in Naples. Educated at Tulane University but inspired by his travels as a Navy kid in Hawaii and as a young adult in Central America, Mr. Slonem is one of the few artists in history to have exhibited in solo exhibitions on every habitable continent during his lifetime and is represented by 40 prominent galleries. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Museum of Modern Art all boast works in their permanent collections that depict the little bitty creatures that roam the earth or fill the sky, and sometimes they capture the landscapes where they live. The artist doesnt know why hes so inspired by the beauty of animals or objects that get lost in the landscapes that surround him. He lives his life surrounded by over 60 exotic and geriatric birds who need care, renovating abandoned plantations and mansions, and painting the sweet little animals that humans have steeped in symbolism and lore since we all started talking about such things. Why does he like them? And why are they so popular? Who knows? God. Lightning struck, he said. I never know why anything happens. Its not a calculated decision and thats whats so different about my work. When the stoppers removed theyre just sitting there waiting. Theyre all things Ive loved since I was a child raising orchids in Hawaii. Ive had one of my macaws for 45 years. Hes in his 70s. Mostly, it seems Mr. Slonem is a creature of comfort and it is easily expressed in his work. Collecting enormous mansions in New York and Louisiana, filling them with antiques and spending an eyepopping amount of cash on maintaining dozens of exotic birds in their dotage (not a light pastime) all speak to a person who finds beauty and value in Gods creatures and their surroundings. Im an impassioned collector, he said. I just get more and more stuff that I hope to leave as a foundation. Each day begins as it has for decades, with a study in bunnies, the subject that has gained Mr. Slonem the most mainstream popularity. For many collectors, bunnies as a subject are positively Slonemian and his wet-on-wet paintings grace the walls of fine galleries and even a Kardashian house. But his wildly popular bunny series started about 40 years ago when he found 19th century portrait frames and decided to arbitrarily paint rabbits for them. Ever since, hes devoted time each day to watching how they change or whether to improve upon them. I dont know why things catch on or why they happen, he said. When I repeat a theme, very interesting changes occur because Im not stressed over the subject matter. In Harmon-Meeks exhibition, guests can purchase several bunnies executed with diamond dust, a crushed silica additive, which was suggested to him by his dealer in Bulgaria. Its sharp, he said. Its like painting on sandpaper, a very different thing People want to see something new and this is actually very sparkly and it has a pizzazz that brings it more into peoples attention. This catches the eye of the colors Kris Kardashian bought one and its on the show all the time. Now her daughters are getting one. Theyve been very popular. Another subject on display is a frog his partner, Gary, found loose in the truck while they were transporting plants to their Louisiana plantation, situated outside New Orleans on Bayou Teche. He said theres something wet and gooey on my steering wheel and it was a frog, Mr. Slonem said. Hes kept the frog alive for about three years now and it triggered a series of frog paintings. Local collector Dan Johnson has several Slonem paintings depicting a wide array of his staple subjects, from butterflies to birds to bayous and of course, bunnies. The colors, I think, are what sort of attracts me to his paintings, he said. I started collecting them about seven years ago and have been picking it up piece by piece. The Slonem works lead his collection, which also contains works by artists like Robert Vickrey, Paul Arsenault and Dorothy Gillespie. We have a really small apartment with lots of stuff in it, but every one of the Slonems weve picked out, weve picked out that particular one, Mr. Johnson said. Were looking for things that are a little more colorful and interesting, not your normal things. He kind of leads our collection. Harmon-Meek Gallery started exhibiting Mr. Slonems work in 1996; about 12 have been solo shows. In that time, Mr. Slonems reputation and popularity has grown into the gallerys early estimation of his work. Hes really become a household name in certain circles and youll see Hunts work in the background of magazines like Architectural Digest or in the background of movies and television, said gallery director Kristine Meek. Once you see his works, its so distinctive youll start to see it everywhere. The fact that Mr. Slonems paintings have been incorporated into the permanent collections of so many prestigious museums, universities and cultural institutions highlights the fact that a work of Mr. Slonems has a lasting value to the gallerys clients. Theres art that sells and has commercial value, but when a museum acquires a work, its a long process, Ms. Meek said. You cant even donate very easily, so you know theres going to be some permanence. The artists might be remembered and enjoyed for generations. And his paintings are just a joy to look at, she continued. She personally owns two Slonem paintings, a pair of lovebirds she selected in high school and a bunny in her sons nursery. To be honest, I just think his work is beautiful, and I think art should be beautiful, she said. It should be something you want to surround yourself with and I love seeing his work every day. I like sharing it with other people and you can tell from his work that hes a great person who enjoys his life. Their clients seem to agree, said her father and gallery owner William Meek. When Mr. Slonems works are displayed with other artists, they seem to magnetically draw in viewers. Its just interesting how people who have never seen his work in a group exhibition at our gallery just pick it out as their favorite without prompting, he said. They just love it and its an interesting test. Its just an observation that people gravitate to it and it puts a smile on their face. Harmon-Meek Gallery displays a solo exhibition of Hunt Slonems work Jan. 29-Feb. 8 at its main gallery, at 599 Ninth St. N., Naples. A reception is scheduled for 5:30-7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4. For more information, call 261-2637 or visit www. harmonmeek.com. COMFORTFrom page 1Black Diamond Bayou Teche Gold and Emeralds Sunflowers Sunset Park Tiger Swallowtail COURTESY PHOTOS
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C5 COLLECTORS CORNER I seldom regret the purchase not made scott SIMMONS email@example.com Careful what you wish for. So goes the adage. You may get something in spades. But sometimes, wishful thinking pays off. Case in point: A piece of 1940s Melba Ware I spotted in a Fort Myers thrift shop. The British-made pottery butter or cheese dish reminds me of American-made Hull and McCoy pottery of the same era. Its decidedly old-fashioned, pretty, pastel and forward looking, at least in its optimism. And I admired it, but decided to pass on it as you might have guessed, I have one old-fashioned, pretty, pastel and forward-looking treasure too many at my house. I later regretted the decision not to buy, then forgot about the piece. Fast-forward to Christmas morning. My sister hands me a bag. You can sell this, if you want to, she says. I open it and its the piece of Melba Ware of course, I wont sell it. Things always have a way of working out, which is why I seldom regret not buying something. I thought about that during a recent estate sale I visited. There, on the shelves, was a pair of Heisey Old Williamsburg candelabra in the rarely seen Sahara color. They were priced at $450, but the market has softened from a couple of decades ago, when they would have been priced at double that. Oh, that richly hued yellow glass glowed from the shelves, but where would I have stored them? And why spend $450 on something that would be put away? It was a rare opportunity, but in the world of collecting, there will be others. Perhaps another time If theres one lesson I have learned, it is this: We cant have everything we want. Otherwise, nothing is of value. But the piece of Melba Ware, found at Family Thrift in Fort Myers? Its priceless.A few showsThe Naples Antique Show Allman Promotions returns to Southwest Florida with this high-end show, set for Jan. 27-28, The Royal Palm Ballroom, The Naples Hilton, 5111 Tamiami Trail N., Naples. Info: 315-686-5789/239-8772830 or www.allmanpromotions.com. Arcadia Antique Fair The fourth Saturday of every month along the streets of downtown Arcadia. Next show is Jan. 27, and its well worth a visit from anywhere in South Florida. You can drive up, shop the street vendors, have lunch and visit the many shops along Oak Street. Info: www. arcadiaflantiques.com. Doll Show & Sale The Gold Coast and Sunshine Doll Clubs will host their annual show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 27 at St. Lukes Catholic Church, 2892 S. Congress Ave., Palm Springs. Tickets: $3; free to Girl Scouts in uniform. Info: 561-406-5179 or 561965-9460. Vero Beach Extravaganza Jan. 26-28, Indian River County Fairgrounds, 7955 58th Ave., Vero Beach. Info: 941-697-7575 or www.floridaantiqueshows.com. SCOTT SIMMONS / FLORIDA WEEKLYThis Melba Ware cheese dish probably dates from shortly after World War II, when Great Britain was struggling to rebuild its economy by producing consumer goods for export. THE BEST WAY TO EXPERIENCE NAPLES FROM THE WATER Naples Princess Treat Your Sweetheart to a Romantic Valentines Day Cruise on the Water!Call 239.649.2275 for Reservations 550 Port O Call Way, Naples, Florida 34102 www. NaplesPrincessCruises .com 550 Port O Call Way, Naples, Florida 34102 www.NaplesPrincessCruises.com CALL 239.649.2275 FOR RESERVATIONS!Offering Daily Public Cruises, Seabreeze Lunch, Dinner, Hors doeuvres, Afternoon and Sunset Sightseeing. UPCOMING SPECIALTY CRUISES: THE BEST WAY TO EXPERIENCE NAPLES FROM THE WATER Todays Contemporary Hits with Brett ForemanJanuary 30 Best of the 50s, 60s, 70s with Joe MarinoFebruary 6 Live Tropical Steel Pan with J RobertFebruary 20 WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 201812-1:30pm Romantic Afternoon Luncheon $48.00* PER PERSON2:00pm-3:30pm Afternoon Cruise $36.00* PER PERSON5-7pm Sunset Dinner Cruise $67.00* PER PERSON W E W W W 0 2:0
THEATERA Streetcar Named Desire By The Studio Players through Feb. 4 at the Golden Gate Community Center. 4701 Golden Gate Parkway. 398-9192 or www. thestudioplayers.org. The Price By Gulfshore Playhouse through Feb. 4 at The Norris Center. 755 Eighth Ave. S. 261-7529 or www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org. See review on page C12.Charles Ives Take Me Home By The Naples Players through Feb. 11 at Sugden Community Theatre. 701 Fifth Ave. S. 263-7990 or www.naplesplayers.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. The Hallelujah Girls By Broadway Palm Theatre through Feb. 24. 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers. 278-4422 or www.broadwaypalm.com.How the Other Half Loves By Florida Repertory Theatre through Feb. 3 in the Historic Arcade Theatre. 2268 Bay St., Fort Myers. 332-4488 or www. floridarepeducation.org.Steel Magnolias By The Marco Players Feb. 7-25 at The Marco Players Theater. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 642-7270 or www.themarcoplayers.org. Rapture, Blister, Burn By The Naples Players Feb. 7-March 4 at Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 or www. naplesplayers.org.The Secret Garden By TheatreZone Feb. 8-18 at the G&L Theatre at Community School of Naples. 13275 Livingston Road. 424-9500 or www.theatrezone-florida.com.Scapino By Gulfshore Playhouse Feb. 17-March 18 at The Norris Center. 755 Eighth Ave. S. 261-7529 or www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org. THURSDAY1.25The Elders Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary hosts a guided walk to its stand of old-growth bald cypress trees from 9 a.m. to noon. $10-$25. 348-9151 or www.corkscrew.audubon.org.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.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. today and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 26-27. 2385 Orange Blossom Drive. 593-0334 or www.collierlibrary.org. Holocaust Lecture The Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida presents Perfume, Powder, Lotion and Beauty from 10 a.m. to noon at Hodges University. $12.598-6153 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Art Film ArtisNaples hosts a screening of the documentary, A Model for Matisse, followed by a lecture with Barbara Freed at 4 p.m. $15. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org50 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. at the Golden Gate Library. Free, but registration required. 2432 Lucerne Road. 252-4542 or www.collierlibrary.org.Pups 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. A Taste of Opera Gulfshore Opera hosts a dinner with performances of popular melodies and opera scenes at 6:15 p.m. at Bay Colony Club. $125. 5200 Pelican Colony Blvd. 529-3925 or www. gulfshoreopera.org. FRIDAY1.26Farmers 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.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 at Palm Cottage. Free for members, $8 for others. 137 12th Ave. S. 261-8164 or www. napleshistoricalsociety.org. Painting Talk FGCUs Renaissance Academy presents a program exploring the blurred line between architecture and painting by studying the works of Matisse, Rothko, Mondrian, Pollock and others from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the universitys Naples campus. $40 for members, $47 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or www.fgcu.edu. Masterworks Naples Philharmonic performs works by Mozart, Schoenberg and Lahar with featured vocalist Karita Matilla at 8 p.m. today and Saturday, Jan. 27. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Local Color The 34th annual Mullet Festival takes over Goodland with smoked mullet, fresh seafood, live music, the essential Buzzard Lope dance contest and the crowning of this years Buzzard Lope Queen starting at 6 p.m. and continuing through the weekend. 221 Goodland Drive. 394-3041 or www. stansidlehour.net. All 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. 27, 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. www.colliermuseums.com. Road Trip Early-aughts comedy sensation Tom Green (Road Trip, Freddy Got Fingered) brings his brand of quirky stand-up to Off the Hook Comedy Club tonight and Saturday, Jan. 27. 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 389-6901 or www.offthehookcomedy.com. SATURDAY1.27To 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.Chalk 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. Fill er Up The 12th annual Empty Bowls pottery sale and soup buffet returns from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cambier Park. $20. 591-8848 or www.emptybowlsnaples.com. Art at Mercato The Art Festival at Mercato takes place from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and Sunday, Jan. 28. 293-9448 or www.boulderbrook.net.Naples Antiques Show Presented by Allman Antiques Shows in the Royal Palm Ballroom at the Hilton Naples from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 28. 8772830 or email@example.com.Met Live Paragon Pavilion screens a live Metropolitan Opera performance of Tosca at 12:55 p.m. 833 Vanderbilt Beach Road. $18-$24. 596-0008 or www. paragontheaters.com. More Chalk Dust The Marco Island Center for the Arts presents the fourth annual Chalk Art on Marco from 2-5 p.m. at the center. All ages are welcome to create art (and generate chalk dust) on the pavement. Free, but reservations are requested. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 3944221 or www.marcoislandart.org. Circus, Circus The Garden Bros. Circus performs several shows today starting at 1 p.m. at Germain Arena. $11$39. 9487825 or www.germainarena.com. Country Jam National country recording artists Randy Houser, Parmalee, David Nail and Runaway June perform all afternoon starting at 2 p.m. at Collier County Fairgrounds. $37-$62. 455-1444 or www.colliercountyfair.com.Holocaust Memories Holocaust survivor Rosette Gerbosi presents Being a Hidden Child, recollections of her familys experience in France during the Holocaust, at 2:30 p.m. at the Naples Regional Library. Ms. Gerbosi is a volunteer speaker with the Holocaust Museum & Education Center of Southwest Florida. Free, with seating on a firstcome, first-served basis. 650 Central Ave. 262-4130 or www.collierlibrary.org.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. www.twistedstrings.org. Csardas The Hungarian-American Club of Southwest Florida hosts an evening of dinner and dancing with Hungarian and gypsy music at 7 p.m. at The Audubon Country Clyb. $55 for members, $65 for others. 625 Audubon Blvd. 293-0358. SUNDAY1.28Fresh 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. Throwback Cinema Silverspot Cinema screens Gone with the Wind (1939) at 2 and 7 p.m. $9.50-$16.50. 5920300 or www.silverspot.net.Foreign Film FGCUs Renaissance Academy screens La Haine (France, 1995) at 2 p.m. Twenty-four hours in the lives of three men after violent riots in the French suburbs. $6 for members, $8 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or www.fgcu.edu.Bluegrass Concert Balsam Range combines elements of jazz, country, gospel, swing and old-time mountain music at 5 and 7:30 p.m. at ArtisNaples. 5971900 or www.artisnaples.org. Put Your Head on My Shoulder Paul Anka performs at ArtisNaples at 7 p.m. tonight and Monday, Jan. 29. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. C6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO PATRICE SHIELDS / COURTESY PHOTOJamieLynn Bucci and Mark Vanagas star in The Naples Players Charles Ives Take Me Home, the tale of a father and daughter who reach a dtente through the music of modernist composer Charles Ives. The show runs through Sunday, Feb. 11, at the Sugden Community Theater. 262-7990 or www.naplesplayers.org. Singer/songwriter and former teen heartthrob Paul Anka performs hits including Diana and Put Your Head on My Shoulder at 7 p.m. Sunday and Monday, Jan. 27-28 at Artis Naples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7MONDAY1.29Beach 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. Ravishing Ravenna FGCUs Renaissance Academy takes guests on an armchair tour of the off-the-beaten path Italian destination, Ravenna, from 10-11:30 a.m. at Moorings Park. $20 for members, $20 for others. 132 Moorings Park Drive. 434-4737 or www.fgcu.edu.Capri Dinner Artichoke & Company hosts a three-course dinner with live music from Michael DAmore, lead singer of The Capris, from 6-9 p.m. Reservations required. $34.95. 11920 Saradrienne Lane. 263-6979 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Films for Film Lovers Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs screens Local Color (Hungary, 2006) at 7 p.m. A successful artist looks back with loving memories at his defining year, 1974. $10. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or www.artcenterbonita.org. TUESDAY1.30Take 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. Pops Vocalist Ellis Hall takes a musical journey through the sounds of Ray Charles, Motown and more today through Saturday, 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. in the centers Lauritzen & Rush Galleries. $25 for members, $30 for others. 1010 Winterberry Drive. 394-4221 or www. marcoislandart.org.WEDNESDAY1.31Marco 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.Tribute Lecture The Center for Critical Thinking presents Education Matters: Opening the Doors to College, a lecture in memory of Ken OLeary, at 6:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation. Presenter Seamus Malin is a former director of the Harvard University International Office. $15 includes refreshments, with proceeds to benefit a scholarship fund at the SWF Workforce Development Board. No reservations required. 6340 Napa Woods Way. Vocal Concert Spanish mezzo soprano Maria Jose Montiel performs arias along with French, Spanish and Brazilian favorites at 7:30 p.m. at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $35-$95. 2408 Linwood Ave. 963-9050 or www.operanaples.org. Vocal Tour of France Gulfshore Operas resident artists perform French opera classics at 7 p.m. in the Daniels Pavilion at ArtisNaples. 529-3925 or www.gulfshoreopera.org. WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO 1.25-27 1.25-27 Ooh, la la! Ooh, la la! Headquarters Library Headquarters Library on Orange Grove Boulevard hosts a on Orange Grove Boulevard hosts a Parisian-style, indoor/outdoor book Parisian-style, indoor/outdoor book sale Thursday through Saturday. sale Thursday through Saturday. www.collierlibrary.org www.collierlibrary.org Quirky comedian Quirky comedian Tom Green best best known for the film Road Trip and known for the film Road Trip and Comedy Centrals The Tom Green Comedy Centrals The Tom Green Show, takes the stage at Off the Hook Show, takes the stage at Off the Hook Comedy Club Thursday through Saturday. Comedy Club Thursday through Saturday. www.offthehookcomedy.com www.offthehookcomedy.com Silverspot Silverspot Cinema offers Cinema offers film buffs an film buffs an opportunity to opportunity to watch one of watch one of cinemas most cinemas most turbulent romances when it screens David O. turbulent romances when it screens David O. Selzicks hallmark epic, Selzicks hallmark epic, Gone with the Wind, at 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday. at 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday. www.silverspot.net www.silverspot.net 1.281.271.27 Fans of chalk art have two chances Fans of chalk art have two chances to make it and/or admire it on Saturday. to make it and/or admire it on Saturday. The fourth annual The fourth annual Chalk Art on Marco is at the Marco Island Center for the Arts, is at the Marco Island Center for the Arts, while Fifth Avenue South becomes the while Fifth Avenue South becomes the canvas for temporary creativity in Naples. canvas for temporary creativity in Naples. Soups on at the 12th annual Soups on at the 12th annual Empty Bowls Naples lunch from 11 a.m. to lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Cambier Park. For 2 p.m. Saturday at Cambier Park. For $20, guests get a handmade bowl and $20, guests get a handmade bowl and a serving of soup from one of 40-plus a serving of soup from one of 40-plus participating restaurants and clubs. participating restaurants and clubs. www.emptybowlsnaples.com www.emptybowlsnaples.com
C8 WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY NAPLES ARTASSOCIATION WHAT TO DOMilitary Talk FGCUs Renaissance Academy explores the major battles of World War I from 1:30-3 p.m. at the universitys Naples campus. $20 for members, $25 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or ww.fgcu.edu. COMING UPSongwriters at Sunset Friends of Lovers Key host a beach barbecue and performances by local singer/songwriters Ray Cerbone, Kip Lawrence and Houseboat Jim starting at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1. Free with park entry fee. www.friendsofloverskey.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.Free Concert Hester Prynn performs from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2, at Miromar Outlets. 948-3766 or www. miromaroutlets.com.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. 3489151 or www.corkscrew.audubon.org. Muddin Audubon 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. Souper Bowl Marco The 2018 Souper Bowl Marco takes place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at Markle Park. For $15, purchase a pottery bowl handmade by a local student and fill it up with the soup of your choice made and donated by area restaurants. Proceeds support scholarships for local high school seniors. 394-7549. Loving SWFL Bonita Beach Sunset Rotary kicks off a day of celebrating the Southwest Florida lifestyle starting at at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at Riverside Park. Vendors specializing in wellness, home life and entertainment will offer swag bags, coupons, discounts and free health screenings; live music from The SCS Band, Rick Howard and the Speedbumps and Marty Stokes Band; and a wine fest and craft beer social with food trucks and more from 5-9 p.m. Entry for the vendor expo is free, but a $5 donation is appreciated. Drink passes for the evening social are $39. www.eventbrite. com.Delta Dawn Country star Tanya Tucker performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at Seminole Immokalee Casino. $67.50. 800-218-0007 or www.moreinparadise.com. Cruisin Miromar Outlets hosts a car show featuring classic, exotic and custom autos from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4. 948-3766 or www.miromaroutlets.com.Free Concert Naples Jazz Society performs at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4, at Cambier Park. 263-1113 or naplesjazzsociety.com. Artist Reception Harmon-Meek Gallery invites the public to a reception with American artist Hunt Slonem for his annual solo exhibition from 5:30-7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4. Free. 599 Ninth St. N. www.harmonmeekgallery.com. See story on page C1. 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.Holocaust 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. The Marco Players present Steel Magnolias, the story of a young beautician who finds work and friendship in a small Louisiana town, Feb. 7-25, at the troupes theater on Marco Island. Pictured here are Kathleen Barney and Stacey Boisvert, who play salon owner Truvy and her enthusiastic protg, Annelle. $28-$30. 1089 N. Collier Blvd. 6427270 or www.themarcoplayers.com.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 C9 Valet fee is $11 without validation. Participating merchants, rates and hours subject to change. March 1 J.M. and the Sweets April 5 Kraig Kenning May 3 Wilder Sons June 7 The WoodworkLocated just north of Vanderbilt Beach Road on U.S. 41239.254.1080 MercatoShops.com WHERE TO GOArt 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. Foreign Film Fest The inaugural Seidler International Film Festival at FGCU opens at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, with a reception followed by the screening of Frantz, a film by Franois Ozon (French and German with English subtitles). Screenings will continue every Wednesday and Monday in February. Admission is free. 590-1511 or email@example.com.Broadway Show The traveling production of Rodgers & Hammersteins The King and I stops by Artis Naples 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. firstname.lastname@example.org 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. Tea for Two Brambles Tea Room and Storytellers of the Round Table team up for an evening of love stories and tea from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8. $35. 340 Fifth Ave. S. 262-7894 or www. bramblestearoom.com. 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. Free Concert Silver Sneakers performs from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, at Miromar Outlets. 948-3766 or www. miromaroutlets.com.Jig Is Up Traditional Irish band Wolfhound performs jigs, reels, pub songs and ballad at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, at The Norris Center. $25. 755 Eighth Ave. S. 213-3058 or www.naplesgov.com. Story Time Award-winning storyteller Geraldine Buckley performs from 7-8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, at the office of Dr. Joel Ying. $15. 2335 Tamiami Trail N. 276-6480 or www.geraldinenaples2018. eventbrite.com.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. Magnolia Market Dreaming Collier County Fairgrounds hosts an upscale vintage market with original art, antiques, jewelry, home dcor and more from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 9-10, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11. $5-$10. 455-1444 or www. vintagemarketdays.com. Go Greek St. Katherines Greek Festival 2018 dishes out traditional foods along with wine, beers and a host of entertainment from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 10-11, and noon to 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12. Admission is free on opening day, $5 on Saturday-Sunday. 7100 Airport-Pulling Road. 591-3430 or www.stkatherine.net.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 the Naples Art Association. $45-$60. 585 Park St. 529-3925 or www.gulfshoreopera.org. Free Concert Naples Concert Band performs at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, at Cambier Park. 263-1113 or www.naplesconcertband.org. Billy Joel Tribute Naples Bay Resort launches a series of five tribute concerts with a salute to Billy Joel starting at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, at The Pointe. Enjoy a prix fixe dinner from 4-6 p.m. at 1500 South. Dinner and concert, $56; concert alone, $35. Subsequent concerts are: Feb. 18, The Beatles; Feb. 25, Bon Jovi and Journey; March 11, George Strait; and March 25, The Bee Gees. www.naplesbayresort.com.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. Free Concert Naples Concert Band performs at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, at Cambier Park. 263 -9521 or www.naplesconcertband.org. Travel Showcase Preferred Travel of Naples hosts more than 50 vendors to present their luxury travel offerings while guests enjoy live music and cocktails from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, at Club Pelican Bay. $60, must be purchased in advance. 707 Gulf Park Drie. 261-1177 or www.preferrednaples.com. The Naples Jewish Congregation presents contemporary singer/songwriter/guitarist Julie Silver in concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation. $40 and $65, includes a wine reception after the performance. 6340 Napa Woods Way. www. naplesjewishcongregation.org.
C10 WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY 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 Lose up to 30 pounds in 30 days!Naples Weight Loss & Wellbeing *Must call before 2/1/18 and mention Florida Weekly when booking to receive offer ($699 value). $249Offer Includes: Complete comprehensive review of lean vs. fat body mass, 30-day diet supplements + (3) Laser-Lipo treatments & B-12OVERWEIGHT? 239-596-1896 NaplesWeightLoss.com3463 Pine Ridge Rd., Suite 101, Naples, FL 34109 OFFICES IN NAPLES, FORT MYERS, CAPE CORAL WHAT TO DOYoure 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 works by Verdi, Brahms and Higdon 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. Laissez le Bon Temps Rouler Miromar Outlets celebrates Mardi Gras with a New Orleans-inspired pub crawl from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13. 948-3766 or www.miromaroutlets.com. 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. fjgreenwood@gmail. com or www.friendsofloverskey.org. Coffee, Tea & Broadway TheatreZone presents show tunes and Broadway standards with a continental breakfast from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Feb. 14. $35. 13275 Livingston Road. 424-9500 or www.theatrezoneflorida.com. Mah Jongg Tourney The annual Barbara B. Katz Mah Jongg Tournament takes place from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at the Jewish Congregation of Marco Island. $40. 991 Winterberry Drive. 642-0800 or www. marcojcmi.com.Zoo Lecture Naples Zoo hosts a lecture with Tara Harris, vice president for conservation at Minnesota Zoo, about decades of tiger conservation efforts and what remains to be done in the future from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15. Free for members, $10 for others. 2625409 or www.napleszoo.org.Seraphic Fire The Grammy-nominated vocal ensemble Seraphic Fire presents Bachs St. Matthew Passion at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church. $46. 1225 Piper Blvd. www.seraphicfire.org.Jewish Music The Naples Jewish Congregation presents contemporary singer/songwriter/guitarist Julie Silver in concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation. $40 and $65, includes a wine reception after the performance. 6340 Napa Woods Way. www.naplesjewishcongregation.org.Masterworks Naples Philharmonic performs works by Bernstein and Mahler with violinist Vadim Gluzman at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, and Saturday, Feb. 17. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Understated Ikebana International Naples hosts an exhibition featuring the Japanese art of flower arranging from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16-17, at Naples Botanical Garden. 6434737 or www.naplesgarden.org. Free Concert The Honeycreepers perform from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, at Miromar Outlets. 948-3766 or www. miromaroutlets.com.String Recital Violinists Glenn Basham and Daniela Shtereva perform solo, jazz and hoedown selections at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, at the Wang Opera Center. $10-$50. 2408 Linwood Ave. 775-2800 or www.capacenter.org. Classical Concert Members of Naples Music Club perform a concert celebrating love at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at First United Methodist Church. Free. 388 First Ave. S. 384-9205 or www. naplesmusicclub.org. The Neapolitan Chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America hosts an exhibit of contemporary hand embroidery from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 23-24, in the auditorium at Moorings Park. $5. 120 Moorings Park Drive. www.naplesembroidery.com. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 C11 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. The Elixir of LoveBY GAETANO DONIZETTI L Elisir D Amore 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.OPERA NAPLES239.963.9050WWW.OPERANAPLES.ORGWANG OPERA CENTER 2408 Linwood Avenue Naples, FLo rida 34112 USA ELIXIR: LELISIR DAMORE(THE ELIXIR OF LOVE) FEBRUARY 23 & 24, 2018 AT 7:30 PMSee one of the most popular operas in its genre, Donizettis LElisir dAmore, a charming romantic comedy that tells the tale of starcrossed lovers who eventually find happiness in one anothers arms. All performances are at the Wang Opera Center and begin at 7:30 PM unless otherwise stated. Pay less, but youll play less EAGLECCREEKNaples Leading Golf & Country Club [ ] NAPLES ANTIQUES SHOW JAN 27 28, 2018 HILTON ROYAL PALM BALLROOM SAT JAN 27, 10 AM 5 PM SUN JAN 28, 10 AM 4 PM WWW.NAPLESANTIQUESHOW.COM PH: 239.877.2830 A SHOW OF QUALITY ANTIQUES, ART & DESIGN PRESENTED BY ALLMAN PRODUCTIONS LLC. 5111 TAMIAMI TRAIL N, NAPLES FL 34103 General Admission $10.00$1.00 o weekend admission with this ad WHERE TO GOArt 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, Feb. 17. 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, Feb. 17. Free, hiking attire and a red light flashlight or headlamp are recommended. 33000 Tamiami Trail E. 695-1149 or www.nps.gov.Losing Sleep Country musician Christ Young performs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, at Germain Arena. $38-$58. 948-7825 or www.germainarena.com. Free Concert Gulf Coast Big Band performs at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, at Cambier Park. 877-6090 or www.gulfcoastbigband.com. Film Lecture Art historian and media psychologist Andre Krauss leads a presentation titled Moving Pictures: An Analysis of Films about the Holocaust at 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, at Beth Tikvah. $10, reservations required. 1459 Pine Ridge Road. 263-9200 or www. holocaustmuseumswfl.org. Author Event Tim Dorsey presents his latest book, The Pope of Palm Beach, at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, at Barnes & Noble in Waterside Shops. 598-5200 or www.bn.com. I Get Around The Beach Boys perform at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, at ArtisNaples. 597-1900 or www.artisnaples.org. Vocal Concert Internationally renowned baritone Luca Salsi performs selections from the Italian operatic repertoire at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. $35-$95. 2408 Linwood Ave. 963-9050 or www.operanaples.org. Email calendar listings and high-resolution photos to Lindsey Nesmith at email@example.com. Please send Word or text documents and jpgs with time, date, location, cost and contact information. No pdfs or photos of fliers. Deadline for calendar submissions is noon Monday. No phone calls, please. The Mersey Beatles perform hits by The F ab Four at 4 and 8 p .m. Wednesday Fe b. 21, at TheatreZone s G&L Theatre. $50-$75. 13275 Livingston Road. 424-9500 or www.theatrezoneflorida.com. Next time you feel like monkeying around, head straight to The Naples Zoo to welcome the newest arriv als from Indiana: a male Colobus monkey H asani, and his sons Mally and Kito. The zoo is open daily For hours and more information, visit www.napleszoo.com.
C12 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY ARTS COMMENTARYWhat do you value? The Price poses the questionThe years have a way of helping us re-evaluate the true value of things not just objects, but relationships, how weve spent our lives, what weve sacrificed over the decades. What is the ultimate value of ones life choices and decisions? Were they worth it? In Arthur Millers The Price at Gulfshore Playhouse, Victor Franz (Jeffrey Binder) returns to his childhood home to have its contents appraised and sold. The building is about to be demolished. His father died 16 years ago, and Vic and his older brother, Walter (David Whalen), are estranged. For Vic, walking through the house he lived in with his father brings back memories in waves. You can see each new recollection wash across his face as he spies various objects: a Victrola, an old trunk, a case of dusty vinyl records, a harp, a sword and fencing mask. For us, the audience, walking into the theater is also like stepping back into time. The air itself is hazy. Dust motes dance in streams of light. The set (by Kristen Martino) is like a sepia photo come to life. Hatboxes and old telephones, books and lamps and picture frames sit in clusters. A heavy armoire and dresser loom in the background. Light filters through a slanted wall of windowpanes. Vics wife, Esther (Marilee Talkington), is pushing Vic to retire from the police force, to start a new life. Hes put in his time. Surely there must be some kind of reward for all this sacrifice, she feels. But Vic is stuck in middle-age malaise, unable to move forward. He doesnt like being on the force, but doesnt want to quit and start a new career. Ms. Talkingtons role is somewhat thankless; shes not on stage very often and the playwright hasnt given her much to do. She seems to represent possibility for Vic, the possibility of a better life and future, but he refuses her encouragement. Gregory Solomon (Stuart Zagnit) shows up to appraise the furniture. An elderly man with his own troubles, he sees the appraisal as an opportunity to bargain for the best deal. Is he going to be fair to Vic, or will he take advantage of him? Its ironic: Vic is so worried about being taken by this appraiser, yet doesnt realize how hes shortchanged himself all through his life. Mr. Zagnits character provides some humor and a much-needed spark to this play, which sometimes lumbers along. At times, he threatens to run away with the show. Then Walter shows up: smooth, polished, well off. Years ago, he was the brother who went to college, while Vic sacrificed his educational opportunities to take care of their father, who was destroyed by the Depression and the loss of his wife. Vic became a policeman, though he wanted to study the sciences like Walter, who became a surgeon. Mr. Binder and Mr. Whalen played brothers in an earlier Gulfshore Playhouse production of Ibsens An Enemy of the People. In The Price, theyre once again brothers at odds with each other. Both superb actors, they play off of each other well. The dynamics of their relationship shift and then shift again, as they reveal secrets and confront one another. The play focuses on the brothers and the appraiser, and all three actors make the most of their roles. The Price is one of Mr. Millers lesser known plays, not as popular nor staged as often as Death of a Salesman, The Crucible or All My Sons. Its also highly autobiographical. It is not one of the playwrights stronger works, though it does provide food for thought. While Act II is full of revelations, it drags a bit as the brothers talk and bicker incessantly. Some of the actors New York accents are a little uneven. (I wish vocal coach John Patrick had caught and corrected some of the Midwestern pronunciations.) And a mirror on the wall stage left is not well placed; it reflects the light so strongly it makes Mr. Binders face difficult to see at times when hes standing in front of it, because hes so overpoweringly back-lit. These are small, unfortunate distractions from an otherwise strong production, directed by Kristen Coury. The Price raises some interesting questions: Is it right to place ones dreams above family, or should family always come first? Can self-sacrifice ever go too far? Are there limits to how much we should help out family members financially? How do our past choices and decisions make us who we are today? Is life just one big cosmic joke or a dream? Ultimately, the play seems to suggest, life demands sacrifices of one kind or another, and its up to each one of us to determine the price we want to pay. The Price>> Who: Gulfshore Playhouse >> When: Through Feb. 4 >> Where: The Norris Center, Naples >> Cost: $39-$64 >> Info: 866-811-4111 or www.gulfshoreplayhouse.org COURTESY PHOTOVictor Franz, played by Jeffrey Binder, talks with furniture appraiser Gregory Solomon, played by Stuart Zagnit, in The Price. The set was designed by Kristen Martino. nancySTETSONnstetson@floridaweekly.com
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C14 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Frantz EyeCare corrected my vision problem and did an outstanding job.Mike DitkaFrantz EyeCare Cataract Patient Renowned Hall of Fame Football Player & Coach Flex and Medical Spending accounts are gladly accepted for tax-free savings! PUZZLES LETTER AGENDA HOROSCOPESAQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) You might want to reject a suggested change. But it could be wise to go with the flow, at least for a while. You can always return to your first plan if you like. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Youre bolstered by both the practical and poetic sides of your nature as you maneuver through some unsettled emotional situations. Things ease up by weeks end. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You might feel bolder as each new success falls into place. But caution is still advised through the end of the week. Until then, a step-by-step approach is best. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) T hat cooperation you request could come at too high a price. Since few can beat the Bovine at being clever and resourceful, why not see what you can do on your own? GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Aspects favor a quieter time spent getting closer to the people who are especially important to you. Theres always much more to learn and appreciate about each other. CANCER (June 21 to July 22) The concerned Crab will act to resolve workplace misunderstandings before they get out of hand and cause more-serious problems. Coworkers rally to support your efforts. LEO (July 23 to August 22) What the Big Cat might see as a disturbing act of disloyalty might just be a failure of communication on both sides. Take time for mediation rather than confrontation. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) Be more patient with those who seem unwilling to accept your version of whats right. The fact is, theres a lot more to learn on all sides of this issue. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) It should be easier to assess the facts youll need to make an important decision. But dont commit if you still have doubts. There could be more you need to know. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) Your excitement level remains high as you continue working on that new project. Expect some setbacks. But on the whole, all will move pretty much on schedule. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) It might be wise to be more prudent with expenses right now. But your financial situation should soon clear up, and you could be back shopping, happily as ever. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) You might prefer sticking with your current schedule. But some newly emerging information could persuade you to consider a change. Keep an open mind. BORN THIS WEEK: People reach out to your generosity and wisdom, and consider you a treasured and trusted friend. SEE ANSWERS, C13 SEE ANSWERS, C13 Place a number in the empty boxes in such a way that each row across, each column down and each small 9-box square contains all of the numbers from one to nine.Difficulty level: By Linda Thistle SUDOKU
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 C15 www.pigeonkeyartfestival.com 50 Fine ArtistsHoward Livingston Carey Chen www.pigeonkeyartfestival.com marine artistCarey Chem 50 Fine Artists V V a Big Show for a Tiny Island & Fine art Auction f fundraiser CONTRACT BRIDGEA tactical maneuverBY STEVE BECKERDeclarer sometimes can manufacture a trick that does not exist naturally by forcing the opponents to lead a particular suit. Dozens of card combinations lend themselves well to this type of trick development, and declarer should always be on the lookout for it. For example, examine the club holding in this deal. If declarer plays the suit first, regardless of whether he leads initially from dummy or his hand, he loses three club tricks against normal defense. Thus, if South plays a low club to dummys jack, East wins with the king and returns the ten to garner three tricks for his side. If South leads the queen instead, West takes his ace and returns a club to produce the same result. The defenders likewise score three club tricks if declarer initiates the suit by playing from dummy first, whether he leads the jack or a low club to the queen. But if the defenders initiate the suit, they can score only their A-K, and declarer winds up with a club trick. It does not matter whether East or West leads the suit first; declarer simply plays low from the next hand to achieve his goal. Declarer can put this knowledge to good use on the present hand. South wins the opening heart lead with the king and sees that he has four potential losers a diamond and three clubs. He then cashes the K-Q of trumps and Q-A of hearts. Declarer next leads a diamond to the ace, deliberately rejecting the finesse, and exits with the queen. He does not care which defender actually wins the trick, since that player has to return a club or yield a ruff-and-discard, and either way the contract comes home. Note that if South attempts the diamond finesse at trick six and it loses, a diamond return will force him to initiate the club suit himself, and he will go down one.
C16 WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY Fiction, nonfiction author series continue thanks to library FriendsThe 15th annual Nick Linn Lecture Series presented by Friends of the Library of Collier County continues Monday, Feb. 5, with Christina Baker Kline, author of the New York Times No. 1 bestseller The Orphan Train. Ms. Klines newest book, A Piece of the World, delves into the complex woman and real-life muse Andrew Wyeth portrayed in his 1948 masterpiece Christinas World. The author lives near New York City and on the coast of Maine. Monday, March 12, brings Gregg Hurwitz, a New York Times bestselling author of 17 thrillers, most recently Nowhere Man. Mr. Hurwitz is also a screenwriter, TV producer and comic book writer. He lives in Los Angeles. The 2018 Nick Linn Lecture Series ends Monday, March 26, with Adrianna Trigiani, whose 17 titles have been published in 36 countries. Her latest, Kiss Carlo, brings the reader into a story of an Italian American family on the cusp of change. Ms. Trigiani is also a playwright, television writer/producer and award-winning lmmaker for her novel Big Stone Gap. She is a cofounder of the Origin Project, an in-school writing program that serves more than 1,000 students in Appalachia. She lives in New York City. All Nick Linn Series lectures include lunch at noon and a book signing after the 1 p.m. lecture in the Grand Lawn Pavilion at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. Individual tickets, with limited availability, can be purchased by calling 262-8135 or online at www.collierfriends.org. And some nonfictionThe fifth annual Nonfiction Author Series presented by Friends of the Library of Collier County brings two more writers to town. The series continues Monday, Feb. 26, with Larry Goldstone discussing Going Deep: John Philip Holland and the Invention of the Attack Submarine. As told by Mr. Goldstone, Mr. Hollands life soars with a singular achievement and ends, as genius often does, in near obscurity. The nonfiction series ends Monday, March 19, with Del Quentin Wilber, the author of Rawhide Down. Ronald Reagan was just 70 days into his first term of office when he was shot by John W. Hinckley Jr. Mr. Wilbers book tells the full, fascinating story of a historical moment when the nation faced a crisis. A limited number of tickets are available for $45 and $55. Continental breakfast begins at 9 a.m. and the programs start at 9:30 a.m. For tickets or more information, call Marlene Kern at 2628135, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.collier-friends.org. KLINE
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The winery is named Mollydooker, which is Australian slang for a left-handed person. The couples bold red wines garner outstanding ratings from critics all over the world. Their Carnival of Love Shiraz was Wine Spectator Number 2 Wine of the Year in 2016, and many of their other brands have received outstanding ratings. Recently, however, a break-up between the two has left Sarah Marquis as the sole owner of the winery, and the new face of the brand. Since the beginning, Sparky Marquis, personable and outgoing, had served as the brand ambassador. Now its Sarah Marquis turn, and its apparent shes up to the task. She is confident in her ability to guide the winery and the brands into the future. Were absolutely going to maintain our unique style, she said during a conversation at the New York Wine Experience in October. The wines intensity on the palate is very important. She and her winemaking team measure intensity by what they uniquely call fruit weight, a sensory term that embodies the velvety sensation of the wine on the palate, and its concentration. She plans to continue and build on the brands somewhat irreverent approach to the way their wines are named and handled. Names of the wines include Barefoot Boy, Velvet Glove, C arnival of Love and Enchanted Path. The couple also created the Mollydooker Shake as a way to make wine open up and breathe. Most of us would carefully uncork our bottles and pour the wine gently into a decanter, being careful not to agitate it or bruise the delicate liquid. Not these people. At a lunch a few years ago, Sparky Marquis opened a bottle of Carnival of L ove, poured about three ounces into a glass, replaced the cap and gave the bottle a vigorous and punishing shake. He poured another glass, and we tasted the unshaken wine next to the one that had been mistreated. Night and day. The shaken wine was much more open, fruity and accessible. Sarah Marquis intends to carry on that tradition. In June, Mollydooker at Sea, a seven-night Caribbean cruise, will include intimate tastings, blending classes and wine lunches and dinners. For information on the cruise, email firstname.lastname@example.org. While some Mollydooker wines, such as the highly-rated Velvet Glove, run into the $150 range, the big, bold Carnival of Love and Enchanted Path Shirazes can be found for around $60, and are worth every nickel. Fortunately, the winery produces several quite pleasing wines for daily enjoyment, such as Two Left Feet red blend, The Maitre D Merlot and The Boxer Shiraz. All are available for well under $25 each. Meanwhile, enjoy our latest discoveries. Vietti Roero Arneis 2016 ($20) Arneis is a seldom seen white wine that wed like to get more of. All but forgotten until late in the 20th century, the quality and reputation have both come a long way in recent years. The word arneis, many believe, is a variation of anise, because this grape often has hints of licorice. We didnt detect that dimension in this sample from Italys Roero region, but enjoyed the citrus and yellow fruit flavors, along with peach, guava and mango. Theres zippy acidity that would pair well with seafood and shellfish. WW 86. Amici Chardonnay Sonoma Coast 2015 ($25) This 100 percent Chardonnay is a great wine to enjoy on its own because of the pronounced oak and citrus aromas and flavors. Theres tropical fruit, pineapple, guava, mango, and even coconut. Some of the panel members were reminded of pia colada. Wellbalanced and lots of fun. WW 91. Ask the Wine WhispererQ: What can I do about side effects, like headaches, I feel from the sulfites and histamines in wine? Is there such a thing as wine that doesnt contain those ingredients? Is there any way to remove them from wine? Gina L., Fort LauderdaleA: Unfortunately for some, histamines occur in wine as a natural by-product of fermentation. Not many people react negatively to them, but some do. And, while only about 1 percent of the population is actually allergic to sulfites, some people have a troublesome reaction. I have just found out about a device that actually removes sulfites and histamines from wine, and am in the process of researching it and verifying that it actually works. If it does, I will report on it in this column. Jerry Greenfield is The Wine Whisperer. He is wine director of the international Direct Cellars wine club. His book, Secrets of the Wine Whisperer, is available through his website. COURTESY PHOTOSarah Marquis and columnist Jerry Greenfield at the New York Wine Experience in October. w b t h B jerryGREENFIELDvino@floridaweekly.com 2500 Main Street Fort Myers Beach, FL One coupon per person. Cannot be combined with any other offer or promotion. Expires 12/02/17. Use code FW5OFF to book online. C30 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF DECEMBER 6-12, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WE ContactUs@potteryexpress.com 25370 Zemel Road Punta Gorda, FL 33955and Bamboo Farm (941) 505-8400 TICKETS STARTAT $10 For Tickets: 239.948.PUCKFloridaEverblades.com Ernie Hartlieb, No. 92004-2014 Friday, Dec 8 Saturday, Dec 9TEDDY BEAR TOSSTHIS WEEK VSThrow a Teddy Bear on the ice after the Everblades score their rst goal.SATURDAYSTAILGATE PARTY 5-7PMFRIDAYSKIDS EAT FREE BLADES HOLIDAY PACKS & GERMAIN ARENA GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE NOW VINOThe bottle that did it for meMaybe some of the Kiwis from the South Island would argue with this, but to my mind, the New Zealanders have taken the art of making Sauvignon Blanc completely over the top. Now, its true that many of the SBs from that part of the world are a bit predictable and similar in their flavor profile, but theres still plenty of variety in the various producers and regions. Lets go back a bit. Ive written in the past that people who bec ome passionate about wine (maybe not to the point where they become wine writers and educators, but) have had an epiphany somewhere along the way. Someone pours you a glass of something, you taste it, and say, Holy moley, I never knew anything could taste like that. You are transformed and pretty much lost forever. For my wife Debi and I, it was a glass of Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, New Zealand, back in 1995. Life changing, and Im serious about that. However, when I looked back over my previous columns, I was shocked shocked, to discover that I had never written about this particular varietal. Lets correct that omission right now. First, the Sauvignon Blanc grape is pretty much native to the Loire Valley in France, and grown at the eastern end of the river, primarily around the villages of Pouilly and Sancerre. Its made in many styles. Visit one winery, and all the wine is resting in oak barrels. Go to the winery across the street, and theres not a stick of wood anywhere; everything is stainless steel. Typically, characteristics of this refreshing white wine include grapefruit, pineapple, hay, maybe some lychee and gooseberry, and often a whiff of what we politely call pipi du chat. As strange as that may sound, the slight aroma of what Scruffy does in the litterbox is very much part of the aroma profile of many Sauvignon Blancs. To be a bit less coarse about it, most critics refer to that particular aroma as boxwood. Strangely enough, it works.Nevertheless, this is a wine that pairs incredibly well with a wide range of dishes, especially if they involve seafood. I have formulated what I call the lemon law. If you can put lemon on it, you can drink Sauvignon Blanc with it. This is especially true of shellfish, and even more so during the current stone crab season. If you want a treat, just buy a few pounds of claws and wash them down with a bottle of New Zealands finest. The flavors of the New Zealand wines are very much up front and, well, pretty obvious. The notes of grapefruit, pineapple and citrus mentioned above are unmistakable, and hit you as soon as you put your nose in the glass. Not necessarily a bad thing. My favorite New Zealand producers are Cloudy Bay (of course), Villa Maria, Nobilo, Oyster Bay and Kim Crawford. The Cloudy Bay runs around $35 a bottle, but the other brands are more economical. Meanwhile, enjoy some of our latest selections. Priest Ranch Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley 2016 ($22) While this Sauvignon Blanc is a product of Napa Valley, it follows the characteristic (and delicious) flavor profile of those that hail from New Zealand. There is a pronounced aroma of boxwood on the nose. Peach schnapps, tutti-frutti and pineapple follow along on the palate. As with many wines made from this varietal, enjoy it with seafood and shellfish. WW 90. Grgich Hills Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2014 ($72) A blockbuster thats going to need a few years to really show its stuff. Its deep inky purple, promising an extracted, fullbodied style. Raspberry aromas on the nose, along with other mixed red and black fruits. The palate comes through with black plum, graphite, red and black cherry, and clove. This wine is a baby, and will benefit greatly from a few more years in the bottle or several hours in a decanter. WW 93.Ask the Wine WhispererQ: Where does the word sommelier come from? Derrick L., Port CharlotteA: The word, which is used to describe someone who is knowledgeable about wine and often controls the wine collection in a restaurant, comes from saumalier, a Provenal word that originally meant a pack-animal driver, but came to signify a butler, or someone in charge of provisions. Jerry Greenfield is The Wine Whisperer. He is creative director of Greenfield Advertising Group and wine director of the international Direct Cellars wine club. His book, Secrets of the Wine Whisperer, is available through his website. Read his other writings at www.winewhisperer.com.Grgich Hills cabernet needs time. P s i a o s jerry GREENFIELDvino@floridaweekly.com Priest Ranch C30 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF DECEM TI TIC CK CKE KET ETS TS START AT AT $ $ $ $ $ $ 10 1 For Tickets: 23 239 9.9 94 48.P P UCK : FloridaEve rb bla ad de es.c co m Ernie Hartlie b, b, No No. 9 9 9 2004-2014 Friday y y Dec 8 Saturd ay y y Dec 9 TEDDY BEAR T OSS THIS WEEK VS Throw a Tedd y Bear on the ice afte r the Everbl ades score their rst goal. st goal. FRI The bot Maybe some of the Kiwis from the South Island would argue with this, but to my mind, the New Zealanders have taken the art of making Sauvignon Bl anc completely over the top. Now, its tru e that many of the SBs from that part of the world are a bit predictable and similar in their flavor profile, but theres still plenty of variety in the various producers and regions. Lets go back a bit. Ive written in the past that people who bec ome passionate about wine (maybe not to the point where they become wine writers and educators, but) have had an epiphany somewhere along the way. Someone pours you a gla ss of something, you taste it, and say, Holy moley, I never knew anything could taste like that. You are transformed and pretty much lost forever. For my wife Debi and I, it was a glass of Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, New Zealand, back in 1995. Life changing, and Im serious about that. However, when I looked back over my previous columns, I was shocked shocked, to discover that I had never written about this particular varietal. Lets correc t that omission righ t now. First, the Sauvignon Blanc grape is pretty much native to the Loire Valley in France, and grown at the e astern end of the river, primarily around the villages of Pouilly and Sancerre. Its m styles. Visit one winery, an is resting in oak barrels. Go across the street, and the res of wood anywhere; everything steel. Typically, characteristics refreshing white wine include pineapple, hay, maybe some ly gooseberry, and often a whiff we politely call pipi du chat. A as that may sound, the slight a what Scruffy does in the litterbox much part of the aroma profile o Sauvignon Blancs. To be a bit less about it, most critics refer to that p lar aroma as boxwood. S trangely enough, it works. Nevertheless, this is a wine that pairs incredibly well with a wide range of dishes, especially if they involve seafood. I have formulated what I call the lemon law. If you can put lemon on it, you can drink Sauvignon Blanc with it. This is especially true of shellfi sh, and even more so during the current stone crab sea son. If you want a treat, just buy a few pounds of claws and wash them down with a bottle of New Zealands finest. The flavors of the New Zealand wines are very much up front and, well, pretty obviou s. The notes of grapefruit, pineapple and citrus mentio ned above are P P P s s s s i i i a a a o o o s s s s jerry GREENFIELD vino@floridaweekl y.com www.FloridaWeekly.co m FLORIDA WEEKLY CK ET UCK CK co m m i an wine Shiraz. All are available for well $25 each. anwhile, enjoy our lates t disc overies. tti Roero Arneis 2016 ($20) s is a seldom seen wh ite wine that like to get more of. All b ut forgotten late in the 20th cen tur y, the quality reputatio n have both c ome a long in recent years. The wo rd arneis, ny believe, is a variatio n of anise, cause this grape often has hints of orice. We didnt detect that dimension this sample from Italys Roer o region, ut enjoyed the citrus and ye llow fruit avors, along with peach, gu ava and mango. Theres zippy acidity th at would pair well with seafood and s hellfish. WW 86. Amici Chardon nay Sonoma Coast 2015 ($25) This 100 percen t Chardonnay is a great wine to enjoy o n its own because of the pronounced oa k and citrus aromas and flavors. There s tropical fruit, pineapple, guava, mango, a nd even coconut. Some of the pa nel members were reminded of pia co lada. Wellbalanced and lots of fun. WW 91. Ask the Wine Whisperer Q: What can I do about side ef fects, f f like headaches, I feel from th e sulfites and histamines in wine? Is th ere such a thing as wine that doesnt con tain those ingredients? Is there any way t o remove them from wine? Gina L., Fort Laud erdale A: Unfortunately for some, h istamines occur in wine as a natural b y-product of fermentati on. Not many pe ople react negatively to them, but some do And, while only about 1 percent of the populaf tion is actually allergic to s ulfites, some people have a troublesome r eaction. I have just found out about a device that actually removes sulfites and hi stamines from wine, and am in the p rocess of researching it and verifyin g that it actually works. If it does, I will r eport on it in this column. Jerry Greenfield is The Wine Whisperer. He is wine di rect or of the international Direct Cellars wine club. His book, Secrets of the Wine Whisperer, is available through his website. COURTESY PHOTO rquis and columnist Jerry d at the New York Wine Experience r. 2500 Ma in Stre et Fort My ers Bea ch, FL One coupon One coupon One coupo One coupon e coupon on One coupon One coupon e coupo O erperso perso per perso per perso perperso pe pers p n n. n. otbeco bec tbec otbecom tbecom o otbecom e bined with an d wit d ned with an bined with an ned w bined w b bined w wi bi f y other offer y other offer other off y 12/ 12/ 12/ 02/17. 02/17 2/17. 02/17 02/17 7 02/17 02/17. C30 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF OCTOBER 11-17, 2017 www.FloridaWeekly.com FLORIDA WEEKLY 2 2 3 9 4 4 4 6 3 3 3 2 2 5 7 2500 Main Street Fort Myers Beachwww.myparrotkey.com LAST LEFT BEFORE THE BRIDGE VOTED BEST WATERFRONT DINING SINCE 2004! All Drinks! Beer Wine Mixed Frozen Whole Steamed Maine Lobster! VINOThe Chianti connectionTheres one winegrowing area thats probably among everybodys favorite: Chianti. We all love pizza, pasta, red sauces and the other cuisines that are so characteristic of the area, but theres lots more to explore, and so many Tuscan wines to appreciate. Plus, the area has changed quite a bit in the last few years in the way it makes and classifies its wine, so a bit of catching up is certainly in order. The region of Tuscany is mostly the area west and southwest of Florence, to the coast. It includes the walled city of Lucca (well worth a visit) and Pisa, as well as the famous winemaking towns of Montalcino, Montepulciano, Maremma and Bolgheri. Thats the easy part. How the wines are classified is a bit more fun to figure out. The Chianti area is divided into several sub-regions. The most famous is Chianti Classico, which are the bottles with the black rooster logo that youll see on the neckband. But other regions, such as Rufina, Colli Senesi (Siena Hills) and Colli Fiorentini (Florentine Hills) produce wines that are also well worth a try. The major grape used in the traditional (and legally specified) Chianti blend or recipe is Sangiovese, which must comprise at least 75 percent of the contents. Other reds, such as Canaiolo, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, or Syrah can also be used in smaller quantities. Back in the day, we used to drink Chianti out of a rounded bottle that came in a straw basket. In Italian this type of bottle is called a fiasco, and theres a reason for that. We dont drink it any more (and neither should you), having discovered so many other delightful alternatives. Most wines from the various Chianti regions are legally classified loosely according to quality. Youll see the letters DOC or DOCG on the label or neck band. These classifications are decreed and bestowed by the governing authorities. In the past few years, they initiated another classification called Gran Selezione, which is given only to Classico wines that have been aged for a minimum of 2 years. In Italy, as well as other places like France and Spain, wine is not considered a beverage. Its food, and part of a meal like everything else on the table. So Tuscan wines, with their high acidity and firm tannins, pair perfectly with tomato dishes, which are also acidic and contain a considerable amount of salt. This salty component, incidentally, helps to modify and calm down the tannins of the wines. The tasting panel and I were delighted to recently evaluate a wide range of Tuscan wines, and some of our favorites are listed here. There are more, and well come back to them another time. Sample widely. Selvapiana Chianti Rufino 2014 ($17) Translucent reddish-tawny in the glass, this wine offers notes of leaves, tobacco and red currant. The currant notes come through boldly on the palate, with a great balance of acidity and tannin. While most Chianti is best as an accompaniment to food, this one can be enjoyed on its own. WW 88-89. Luce della Vite Lucente Toscana 2014 ($18) Gorgeous deep ruby color in the glass with aromas of cherry, blackberry and black plum. The concentrated flavors of black cherry, leather and pepper are nicely balanced with firm tannins. A great choice alone or with food. Aged mostly in new French oak, this is a blend of Merlot and Sangiovese. WW 92. Le Volte DellOrnellaia Toscana 2015 ($28) Theres an enormous burst of up-front aromas, including smoke and black fruit. The palate is full-bodied, round and balanced, offering strong accents of blueberry. We loved it. Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and about 13 percent Sangiovese. WW 92-93.Ask the Wine WhispererQ: Why do sulfites in wine sometimes give people headaches? Brett H., Fort LauderdaleA: They dont. Generally, people who experience headaches from red wine are sensitive to the histamines that occur as a natural by-product of fermentation. Some asthmatics do experience a sensitivity to sulfites, but this is relatively rare. c t a g b d jerryGREENFIELDvino@floridaweekly.com a perfect pairingPick up a copy of Florida Weekly at these Total Wine & More locations FORT MYERS Total Wine & More Market Square Shopping Center 13711 S. Tamiami Trail (239) 432-0510 NAPLES Total Wine & More Carillon Place 5048 Airport Pulling Road (239) 649-4979 ESTERO Total Wine & More Coconut Point Center 8012 Mediterranean Dr., Ste. 101 (239) 498-6211 pie, bar specials and more. 631-8964 or www.burntwoodtavern.com. Timeless An MHK Eatery celebrates the Super Bowl starting at 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4, by serving two draft beers, all-you-can-eat pizza and wings and a square on the gameboard for $45. Owner and local architect Matthew Kragh will be behind the bar. 90 Tamiami Trail N. 331-4325 or www.timelesseatery.com. 21 Spices hosts a four-course Louis Jadot wine dinner on Monday, Feb. 5, featuring dishes like grilled tandoori king prawns, Malai chicken kabob with with raisins, nuts and korma, baby lamb chops with tikka masala and gold leaf shaki tukda with house-made cardamom ice cream. $95. 4270 Tamiami Trail E. 919-8830 or www.21spicesdining.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 drive-through and pick-up services. Admission is free on opening day, $5 on Saturday-Sunday. 7100 Airport-Pulling Road. 591-3430 or www.stkatherine.net. 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S R C O M F I R R C O M F I R R R R R R R S S S S S S S S S S R S R S RS R S R S R S R R S S C TAVERN ON THE BAY PRESENTS VINOThe sweet (wine) lifeMany people get enjoyment from sweeter wines. We can enhance the dessert course immeasurably with a glass of something on the sweeter side. There are several ways to produce sweet wines. First, leave the grapes on the vine for the longest possible time, which makes them super-ripe and increases sugar content. These are known as late harvest wines. Some grapes are left out until after the temperature drops below freezing to make ice wine. Freezing also removes water and concentrates sugars. Grapes that are dried after harvesting make a wide variety of wines. In Italy, theyre called passito. And the famous Italian sweet wine known as Vin Santo is also made from grapes that are dried to become almost like raisins. Of course, you can make a sweet wine by just adding more sugar. The sweeter Champagnes are made like that, as are several varieties of Riesling and the famous Tokays from Hungary. Lets start with the wines made in a more natural way, such as Moscato. The white Muscat (or Moscatel) grape grows just about everywhere in the world, and you can find the wines in still, sparkling and dessert versions. One very characteristic quality of Moscato is a distinctive floral aroma, which some describe as musk. However, many winemaking techniques, such as oak aging, minimize this scent and offer a much sweeter smell of white flowers and honey. However, some of the most prized wines in the world are called rot wines and many come from the Sauternes region of Bordeaux in France. A fungus known as noble rot attacks the grapes (primarily Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon) when weather conditions are just right. This reduces juice content, concentrates the sugars and produces other chemical changes that result in a very characteristic and desirable aroma and flavor profile. This wonderful disease does not affect the bunches evenly, so the grapes are often harvested by very dedicated people who go through the vineyard dozens of times picking them one by one. As you might expect, this results in a very expensive wine, and most of them are available in half bottles. Sweet wines offer us some delightful food pairing opportunities. One classic pairing is foie gras with a glass of the Sauternes mentioned above. Port with Stilton cheese is another. Many sweet white wines go very well with nut-based desserts, as well as custards like crme brle and fruit dishes like tarte Tatin, apple cobbler and others. The good news is that not all dessert wines are that expensive. Some excellent wines from Sauternes, the neighboring region of Barsac, and Hungarian Tokays are quite enjoyable in the $40 range. So give them a try and for now, please enjoy our latest selections. Salentin Numina Gran Corte Spirit Vineyard Val de Uco 2013 ($40) Killer stuff. Inky black in the glass, promising (and delivering) huge aromas of sweet fruit, earth and cassis, almost like a Bordeaux. This wine spent 16 months in French oak, so you can expect round tannins, vanilla, raspberry, blueberry and spice. WW 92.Martini & Rossi Sparkling Ros NV ($12) This wine comes in a four-pack of 187 ml. bottles. Its light salmon color in the glass with a perfumed nose of strawberry candy. Fun stuff in a handy package for tailgate parties and similar occasions. WW 89. Amici Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley 2014 ($50) The color of this wine is spectacular, and so is the nose of smoke, coffee, cedar and ripe berries. There are deep blackberry flavors along with rich red plum, and a very full mouthfeel. Its a youngster, and could use a few years in the cellar (or under the bed) or a few hours of decanting. Blend of 80 percent Cabernet Sauvignon with the traditional Bordeaux combination of Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Merlot and Malbec. Lovely. WW 94. Ask the Wine WhispererQ: Are wines from Australia classified by region like the wines from France or Italy? Evan L., TampaA: No. There are no official rules for naming wine regions in Australia. In fact, winemakers often blend grapes that are grown in very wide areas, sometimes hundreds of miles away. Jerry Greenfield is wine director of the international Direct Cellars wine club. His book, Secrets of the Wine Whisperer, is available through his website. Read his other writings at www. winewhisperer.com. jerryGREENFIELDvino@floridaweekly.com uff in tail m ilar n et pa i n e so o ke r i p e d COURTESY PHOTOA fungus known as noble rot attacks grapes, reducing juice content and concentrating sugars. Happy Hour 4:30-6:00pm TuesdaySaturdayOpen MondaySaturday for Dinner 5-9pm600 Neapolitan Way, Naples, FL 34103Come Enjoy Our Tropical Island Oasis in the Heart of Paradise! Tuesday & Wednesday Friday Nights Thursday Nights
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JANUARY 25-31, 2018 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C31 CUISINE THE DISHThe Dish: Gulf Shrimp Shore Dinner The Price: $25 The Place: Naples Coastal Kitchen 13500 Tamiami Trail N. 514-4414 The Hours: 3-9 p.m. SundayThursday; 3-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday The Menu: www.coastalkitchennaples.com The Details: The Gulf Shrimp Shore Dinner is Chef Hectors bountiful riff on a New England shrimp boil, but with a steamy Southern twist. The sealed bundle comes to your table, then your server opens the parchment paper packet and releases a cloud of aromatic steam as you dive into six jumbo gulf shrimp, slices of savory smoked andouille sausage, fresh sweet corn, red bell peppers, green beans, red potatoes, garlic, olive oil and a homemade spice mix. Im picky about seafood, and in this dish the flavorful shrimp are perfectly cooked: until just tender. Two people can fill up on this one, making it a real deal for the price and quality. Other must-have dishes at Naples Coastal Kitchen: Sea Bass Miso and the Grilled New York Strip Steak. One More Thing: The upscale casual setting is perfect for the restaurants happy hour offerings: Three for $3, Four for $4, and Five for $5 selections of beers, wines and small bites. Theres even a Guppy Menu for young diners. Ivan Seligman firstname.lastname@example.org CHEF Q&AColliers Reserve Chef Brian Lord honored by his colleagues and peers in the kitchen BY LINDSEY NESMITHLnesmith@ oridaweekly.comNaples has cultivated a reputation as a foodie destination, yes, but many of the displays of culinary mastery arent in restaurants, but in country and golf clubs. One prime example is Brian Lord, executive chef at Colliers Reserve, who was voted the 2017 Chef of the Year by the American Culinary Federation Caxambas Chapter of Southwest Florida. And hes no stranger to praise from his colleagues and peers: He was honored by the same group as Culinarian of the Year in 2015.Chef Lord arrived at Colliers Reserve six years ago and since then has increased the clubs food and beverage revenue by 40 percent, all by incorporating only high quality ingredients into the dishes and changing up the menu every two weeks so members know they will get an original dish regularly. Brian is not only focused on furthering his own education in both food and wine, he instills this philosophy into his team, said club General Manager Nicholas von Hofen. His creativity, attention to every detail and brilliant food pairings continue to set Colliers Reserve apart. This well-deserved award solidifies his talents in the culinary profession and his contributions to the American Culinary Federations Caxambas Chapter of Southwest Florida. Heres what Chef Lord had to say to Florida Weekly: Q: What is your culinary background? A: I have been very fortunate to work at some of the nicest clubs in the country. I began my career as a teenager, working in high volume restaurants and progressed into my first professional position within the Atlanta Athletic Club. I worked in numerous clubs all over the country after that and most recently was executive chef at Reynolds Lake Oconee in Greensboro, Ga. Q: How were you inspired to become a chef? A: I have always loved the energy and passion it takes to be successful. Later into my career I learned to love developing and growing young culinary talent. Q: What brought you to Naples? A: The opportunity to lead the Colliers Reserve culinary team and proximity to the water. My family and I love the area. Q: Youve had a variety of prestigious positions and even had the opportunity to cook for President George W. Bush. Could you elaborate on how that opportunity came about and what did you serve him? A: I was working at Reynolds Lake Oconee and the owner was very close with President Bush. It was an honor to be able to put on a variety of functions for both the President and First Lady. We had his favorite strawberry ice cream flown in from Texas. Q: Since you arrived at Colliers Reserve six years ago, you have made a number of changes to its culinary program, including making the club an extension of members own kitchens. How have you done that, and what have you learned about the members in the process? A: I feel it was as simple as listening to the membership, taking that feedback and applying to my style of cuisine. We focus on what Florida is most known for: seafood. We buy directly from fishing boats from both coasts, and these relationships directly affect the quality that is put on the plate. Q: You were just named the 2017 Chef of the Year by your colleagues in our local chapter of the American Culinary Federation. They must be a difficult group to impress. How do you think you did it? A: It was a great honor to be chosen by my peers as the Chef of the Year for our chapter of the American Culinary Federation, of which I am currently the vice president. I love being part of this organization that focuses on the development of young culinarians and giving back to the community. Q: Which dishes are you particularly proud of? A: Our Caramelized Gulf Black Grouper and our Blue Crab & Scallop Ravioli. Q: Who or what are your greatest culinary influences? A: Eric Karell, my first chef at the Atlanta Athletic Club; my mother, who always made scratch food; and all the chefs who pioneered modern American cuisine. Q: What has been one of your favorite culinary experiences? A: I love the harmony between food and wine. The time I spent in California, my experience with the Court of Master Sommeliers, and executing food and wine pairings are highlights of my experiences. Q: What are your favorite culinary resources (books, blogs, etc.)? How do you keep your dishes relevant? A: Continuing education first, but dining out in major markets to experience the cuisine, service and ambiance of other restaurants is my favorite thing to do. CHEF BRIAN LORD COURTESY PHOTO 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$35.99Two 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 stued lobster tail, BBQ grilled salmon, baked haddock Florentine, shrimp and sword pomodoro, grouper ngers, grilled swordsh or chicken marsalaEnjoy a glass of house wine or champagne for only $4 with your early bird dinner CHEF BILLS LUNCH SPECIALS SERVED 114(Lunch items may not be split)Stir Fry Special $13Shrimp and swordsh tips sauted with fresh vegetables nished in a sweet teriyaki glaze served over rice Baked Haddock Doug $13Topped with lemon pepper seasoning and Swiss cheese served with rice and veggiesCrab Cake Salad $13Our traditional garden salad topped with a homemade crab cake and served with honey mustard dressing Super Saver Lunch Specials $9 $8 $8 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 Furguson & Rogers Bill Colletti Take Two Steve Fenttiman & Jimmy Clemens The Only Naples Restaurant Where Fresh Seafood is Flown in Daily From New England! SUNDAY & WEDNESDAY FEATURE SERVED ALL DAYTwin Lobsters$27.99 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.
PRINCIPAL SPONSOR: Tanya and Denny Glass DIRECTOR SPONSOR: Encore Bank PRODUCER SPONSOR: Fidelity Investments STAGE MANAGER SPONSORS: Ashley and John Paul Prebish William Raveis Real Estate BB&T FineMark National Bank & Trust Inn on Fih e Gursoy Group, Merrill Lynch Naples Print Source Port Royal Jewelers Robb & Stucky Rose Mary Everett Team Realtors Sun Trust Private Wealth Management Sunshine Ace Hardware MEDIA SPONSORS: eBella Magazine Florida Weekly Gulfshore Life Life In Naples Spotlight Magazines IN KIND DONORS: Grace Lakes Florist Naples Print Source AUCTION DONORS: Karla and Bruce Conley, Cinco Ceibas Rainforest Resort and Adventure Park & BouTeak by JM Jackie and Henk Morelisse Inn on Fih Phil McCabe Ocean Prime KIDZACT AUCTION DONORS: Port Royal Jewelers William BoyajianTHE NAPLES PLAYERS Let Us Entertain You GalaTuesday February 6 2018 Naples Grande Beach ResortTICKETS: $350 AND PATRON TICKETS $500 For tickets and more information contact Delores Sorey (239) 248-8059 or email@example.com NAPLESPLAYERS.ORG A black tie gala event, with 100% of the proceeds going to support The Naples Players and our premier youth theatre program, KidzAct. The Naples Players is consistently one of the most highly-rated and talented community theatres in the Nation, and we wish to bring that talent directly to you. A gourmet dinner will be served, accompanied by wines specially selected for the event. Along with dinner, The Naples Players will present a celebratory one-time only event including a special performance from our teen KidzAct program. During the evenings events, a limited number of unique items will be offered for auction.
NAPLES CAY Seasons #1403 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 218005130 $ 4,795,000 MEDITERRA 15200 Medici Way Tom/Tess McCarthy 23 9.243.5520 Web ID 218005132 $ 1,995,000 BONITA BAY Azure #1701 Cathy/Jim McCormick 2 39.850.4278 Web ID 218004888 $ 2,439,000 Perfectly nestled in the secluded waterfront subdivision of Seagate, comes a remarkably designed and impeccably cared for single family home built by award winning builder Bordeaux Homes. Built in 2015, this remarkable custom estate home, west of 41, features ve bedrooms, ve bathrooms, Wolf & Sub-Zero appliance packages, volume, vaulted and tray ceilings throughout and poured concrete ooring topped o with wire-brushed oak hardwood. SEAGATE 5110 Starsh Avenue Erik David Barber 32 3.513.6391 Web ID 218005150 $ 2,795,950 TIBURON Esperanza #301 Kimberly Wagner 23 9.571.5474 Web ID 218005026 $ 1,385,000 1 2 3 41 2 3 4 PremierSothebysRealty.com Sotheby's International Realty and the Sotheby's 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 and neither suggests nor infers that Premier Sotheby's 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. YOUR LOCALLY OWNED REALTY PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
Page 10 PremierSothebysRealty.comMenaggio #202 Lura Jones 2 39.370.5340 Web ID 218003121 $ 544,900 Cascada #201 Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 217044560 $ 399,900 Cherry Oaks #202 Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 217076451 $ 499,900 Cascada #101 Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 217033884 $ 379,000 8944 Cherry Oaks Trail Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 217038353 $ 519,000 Marengo #204 Larry Caruso 23 9.394.9191 Web ID 217046395 $ 379,900 Cherry Oaks #201 Lura Jones 2 39.370.5340 Web ID 218004846 $ 546,000 Marengo #204 Lura Jones 2 39.370.5340 Web ID 217077117 $ 410,000 Menaggio #101 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 216007406 $549,000 Serena #2-202 Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 216016877 $464,990 7661 Mulberry Lane Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 217046406 $ 699,000 2822 Aviamar Circle Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 217046782 $ 580,000 Cherry Oaks #201 Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 217059225 $ 575,000 9329 Campanile Circle Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 217042666 $7 49,900 3337 Runaway Lane Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217038367 $1,400,000 22021 Shallowater Lane Roxanne Jeske 2 39.450.5210 Web ID 217070877 $ 1,495,000 22310 Banyan Hideaway Drive Roxanne Jeske 2 39.450.5210 Web ID 217056963 $ 1,249,000 Mirasol #607 Melanie Denson 23 9.989.7758 Web ID 218001667 $ 859,000 240 Barefoot Beach Boulevard Lisa Tashjian 2 39.259.7024 Web ID 217013630 $ 3,200,000 23841 Tuscany Way Vanya/Dimo Demirev 239.565.0550 Web ID 217050775 $3,299,000 3281 Ibiza Lane Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 218003203 $ 1,399,990 24861 Goldcrest Drive Umscheid/Coburn 2 39.691.3541 Web ID 217076153 $ 1,149,000 Callista #204 Kim/Dean Rose 2 39.404.7203 Web ID 217045411 $ 425,000 Oak Hammock #101 Roxanne Jeske 2 39.450.5210 Web ID 218003391 $ 410,000 3740 Mahogany Bend Drive Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 218002473 $ 1,750,000 13021 Bridgeford Avenue Ryan Batey 2 39.287.9159 Web ID 218003161 $ 440,000 FIDDLER'S CREEK BONITA SPRINGS & SURROUNDS YOUR LOCALLY OWNED REALTY PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
Page 11 PremierSothebysRealty.comAltessa #102 Brian Nelson 2 39.572.2903 Web ID 217045619 $ 459,900 13360 Southampton Drive Ryan Batey 2 39.287.9159 Web ID 218003610 $ 399,000 25234 Galashields Circle Coburn/Umscheid 23 9.825.3470 Web ID 217040095 $ 450,000 28061 Quiet Water Way Jon Peter Vollmer 2 39.250.9414 Web ID 217014284 $ 463,000 20765 Torre Del Lago Street Martin McGill 23 9.227.6377 Web ID 217031725 $ 464,900 3131 Greenower Court Roxanne Jeske 2 39.450.5210 Web ID 217076033 $7 50,000 Sandpiper #724 Deborah Belford 23 9.292.2675 Web ID 217028288 $ 319,000 27480 Arbor Strand Drive Jack Despart 2 39.273.7931 Web ID 217015002 $ 665,000 28529 Azzili Way Ryan Batey 2 39.287.9159 Web ID 217027947 $7 49,000 28609 Pienza Court Roxanne Jeske 2 39.450.5210 Web ID 217009538 $ 559,900 19554 Casa Verona Court Roxanne Jeske 2 39.450.5210 Web ID 217070937 $ 549,000 23890 Sanctuary Lakes Court Umscheid/Coburn 2 39.691.3541 Web ID 217038372 $ 839,000 24451 Woodsage Drive Coburn/Umscheid 239.825.3470 Web ID 217047448 $ 849,000 Hidden Lakes #1403 Roxanne Jeske 2 39.450.5210 Web ID 217005716 $ 285,000 Waterford #2205 Ryan Batey 2 39.287.9159 Web ID 217060936 $ 179,000 Wedgewood #2002 Ryan Batey 2 39.287.9159 Web ID 217077914 $ 274,000 Waterford #2403 Ryan Batey 2 39.287.9159 Web ID 217078115 $ 159,000 Glen Manor #1-101 Jacquie Lewisy 2 39.227.3070 Web ID 218003877 $ 264,000 3665 Riviera Circle Debron Fowles 23 9.826.6655 Web ID 216045439 $ 135,000 Palmetto Ridge #202 Roxanne Jeske 2 39.450.5210 Web ID 217076014 $ 319,900 Barletta #211 Linda Haskins 2 39.822.3739 Web ID 218003375 $ 189,999 13080 Bridgeford Avenue Ryan Batey 2 39.287.9159 Web ID 217078996 $ 329,000 Matera #203 Nancy Koeper 23 9.450.1930 Web ID 217023411 $ 260,000 3321 Sanctuary Point Iris Miller 2 39.671.7085 Web ID 217041803 $ 980,000 16031 Forest Oaks Drive Ray Felitto 2 39.910.5340 Web ID 217020094 $ 884,000 16985 Timberlakes Drive Linda Geba 2 39.777.4684 Web ID 217054659 $ 585,000 411 Bella Vista Way East Burns Family 2 39.464.2984 Web ID 217052896 $ 2,150,000 13550 Palmower Lane Burns Family 2 39.464.2984 Web ID 217058685 $ 3,999,000 5014 Harbortown Lane Cindy Reyf 3 05.582.2183 Web ID 217057825 $ 1,600,000 12651 Oak Bend Drive Frank Duggan 23 9.734.0397 Web ID 217077516 $7 49,000 12718 Dennis Drive Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 217003385 $ 3,495,000 Bay Pointe #202 Harriet Harnar 23 9.273.5443 Web ID 217074286 $ 435,000 SANIBEL // CAPTIVA FORT MYERS BONITA BAY YOUR LOCALLY OWNED REALTY PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
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Page 3 PremierSothebysRealty.com 3450 Rum Row Paul Arpin 2 39.877.4450 Web ID 217046050 $ 15,900,000 500 Admiralty Parade Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID MAHO032417IHE $ 19,980,000 Colonial Club #202 Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID BABC121517IHE $ 1,695,000 Billows #29 Ryan Nordyke 23 9.776.9390 Web ID 217063315 $ 1,295,000 Admiralty Point #203 Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 217025337 $ 1,588,000 Lions Gate #101 Patrick/Phyllis O'Donnell 2 39.250.3360 Web ID 217066644 $ 1,795,000 3020 Crayton Road Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 217023654 $ 3,495,000 3300 Green Dolphin Lane Tom Gasbarro 23 9.404.4883 Web ID 216011338 $ 6,995,000 757 Binnacle DriveTrish Lowe Soars/Barbi Lowe 2 39.213.7227Web ID 218003347 $ 2,485,000 1212 Spyglass Lane Karen Van Arsdale 23 9.860.0894 Web ID 217004127 $ 10,900,000 1100 Galleon Drive Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 216070094 $11,900,000 Holly Greens Villa #104 Steve Allison 2 39.776.8160 Web ID 217013728 $ 529,500 Madrid Club #5D Pat Duggan 2 39.213.7444 Web ID 217051950 $ 619,000 3333 Gin Lane Gwen Tolson 8 47.208.2754 Web ID 217038449 $ 5,795,000 383 Cuddy Court Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID CUDD052117IHE $ 4,195,000 3156 Crayton Road Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 217023649 $ 3,495,000 1365 Spyglass Lane Keith Buchanan 23 9.253.7775 Web ID 216052919 $ 6,500,000 2700 Lantern Lane Sherry Irvin 23 9.825.2786 Web ID MALO101617IHE $ 4,150,000 1672 Galleon Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 218002351 $18,500,000 1831 Crayton Road Ruth Trettis 2 39.571.6760 Web ID 216035102 $ 4,995,000 St. Croix Club #604 ML Meade 2 39.293.4851 Web ID 217053114 $7 24,900 Naples Continental #507 Pat Duggan 2 39.213.7444 Web ID 217066467 $7 95,000 PORT ROYAL THE MOORINGS // COQUINA SANDS Harbour Club #203 Bill Frantz 3 30.329.0077 Web ID 218004828 $7 50,000 YOUR LOCALLY OWNED REALTY PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
Page 4Franciscan Gardens #804 Heather Hobrock 2 39.370.3944 Web ID 218001055 $7 39,000 528 Devils Lane Linda Perry 2 39.404.7052 Web ID 217046426 $ 1,999,000 1539 Marlin Drive Sherry Irvin 23 9.825.2786 Web ID 217070596 $ 1,100,000 The Cottages #G-103 Debron Fowles 23 9.826.6655 Web ID 217067435 $ 449,000 Naples Bay Resort #C-202 Sherry Irvin 23 9.825.2786 Web ID 217035285 $ 465,000 Isla Mar #201 Ruth Trettis 2 39.571.6760 Web ID 217055758 $ 1,275,000 695 Broad Avenue South Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 Web ID 217038688 $1,499,000 3920 Crayton Road Claudia Vitulich 2 16.470.5500 Web ID 217033057 $ 999,000 Bay Shore Place #407 Yola Zapiec 2 39.848.6693 Web ID 218003996 $ 850,000 Monaco Beach Club #D-607 Patrick O'Connor 2 39.293.9411 Web ID 217071600 $ 890,000 747 Park Shore Drive Pat Duggan 2 39.213.7444 Web ID 218001647 $ 1,200,000 Monaco Beach Club #C-605Michael G. Lawler/Larry Roorda 239.261.3939Web ID 217053332 $1,495,000 840 17th Avenue South Karen Van Arsdale 23 9.860.0894 Web ID 216001738 $ 6,650,000 517 Turtle Hatch Road Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 217023827 $ 2,995,000 596 6th Avenue North Aysim Eserdag 2 39.404.6891 Web ID 217068921 $ 2,498,000 901 7th Street South Heather Hobrock 2 39.370.3944 Web ID 217051886 $ 2,195,000 2068 Snook Drive Frank Duggan 23 9.734.0397 Web ID 217076581 $ 1,970,000 505 on Fifth #201 Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 217052907 $ 2,895,000 495 18th Avenue South Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 216027889 $3,695,000 Provence #1003 Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 217027630 $ 3,995,000 243 Mermaids Bight Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 217029138 $ 3,250,000 4705 Villa Mare Lane Shirlene Elkins 2 39.777.9574 Web ID 216073632 $2,149,000 306 Neapolitan Way Marybeth Brooks 23 9.272.6867 Web ID 217058789 $7 ,677,000 Le Rivage #4NBarbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 239.216.1973Web ID 217015224 $7,950,000 PremierSothebysRealty.com Manors of St. Thomas #436 Bill Frantz 330.329.0077 Web ID 218002991 $2,699,000 OLD NAPLES // AQUALANE SHORES // ROYAL HARBOR 656 Fountainhead Way Susie Culp 2 39.290.9000 Web ID 218003946 $ 1,895,000 PARK SHORE YOUR LOCALLY OWNED REALTY PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
Page 5St. Marissa #1902 Amy Atherholt 2 39.860.2167 Web ID 217051682 $7 99,000 Brighton #902 Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 217070998 $ 4,450,000 Remington #204Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 23 9.261.6200Web ID 217003493 $ 4,250,000 Trieste #1404 Frank Pezzuti 2 39.216.2445 Web ID 216068980 $ 2,545,000 Trieste #501 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 218004478 $ 3,600,000 Brighton #803 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 217029846 $ 5,195,000 8121 Via VecchiaBarbi Lowe/Trish Lowe Soars 2 39.216.1973Web ID 216073048 $ 5,995,000 9976 Brassie BendMichael G. Lawler/Terri Moellers 2 39.261.3939Web ID TAYO060817IHE $ 4,950,000 Arielle #1303 Dave/Ann Renner 23 9.784.5552 Web ID 218004799 $ 359,000 Renaissance Unit D Sharon Kaltenborn 23 9.248.1964 Web ID 218003532 $ 1,250,000 Windsor #302 Karen Van Arsdale 23 9.860.0894 Web ID 216067665 $ 6,995,000 7073 Villa Lantana Way Emie Barnes 2 39.877.0252 Web ID 218003910 $ 1,025,000 7083 Pelican Bay Boulevard Vanya/Dimo Demirev 23 9.565.0550 Web ID 217052201 $ 995,000 Pebble Creek #102 Paul Arpin 2 39.877.4450 Web ID 217064804 $ 679,000 Marbella #1201 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 217065403 $ 2,695,000 806 Tallow Tree Court Michael G. Lawler 2 39.261.3939 Web ID 218002799 $ 4,995,000 Osprey Pointe #201 Dave/Ann Renner 23 9.784.5552 Web ID 217039145 $7 48,000 Clermont #M-201 Terri Moellers 2 39.213.7344 Web ID 217058381 $ 375,000 8707 Purslane Drive Terri Moellers 2 39.213.7344 Web ID 216058333 $ 1,775,000 1958 Dory Court Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 217046152 $ 579,000 PremierSothebysRealty.com 727 Buttonbush Lane Melinda Gunther 2 39.297.2155 Web ID 217075830 $ 5,698,000 8751 La Palma Lane Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 217023356 $ 3,295,000 2362 Cheshire Lane Tatyana Sallee 2 39.293.5017 Web ID 218002754 $ 1,250,000 PELICAN BAY BAY COLONY PELICAN MARSH YOUR LOCALLY OWNED REALTY PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH ESTATES AT BAY COLONY
Page 6 PremierSothebysRealty.com5576 Hammock Isles Drive Laurie Zanelli 23 9.675.9777 Web ID 217053838 $ 499,900 7863 Valencia Court Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 217047856 $535,000 2375 Marete Drive Jay Malamphy 23 9.248.6393 Web ID 216038022 $7 50,000 11695 Keewaydin Sherry Irvin 23 9.825.2786 Web ID 217053147 $7 25,000 Regatta Landing #9101 Susie Culp 2 39.290.9000 Web ID 217050721 $7 39,000 23 Center Street Sue Black 2 39.250.5611 Web ID 217069271 $ 850,000 6403 Costa Circle Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 217074795 $897,000 3928 Cordgrass Way Amy Atherholt 2 39.860.2167 Web ID 218002104 $ 420,000 2274 River Reach Drive Debbi/Marty McDermott 23 9.564.4231 Web ID 217048227 $ 380,000 8483 Volaro Way Sherrie Pfeer 2 39.734.0539 Web ID 217076998 $ 414,900 195 15th Street NW Christian Cazares 2 39.963.7873 Web ID 217051610 $ 449,000 1024 Michigan Avenue Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 Web ID 217054878 $469,000 3715 Jungle Plum Drive West Lodge McKee 2 39.434.2424 Web ID 217065415 $ 625,000 7762 Cottesmore Drive Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 217063738 $ 605,000 Lesina #302 Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 2 39.642.1133 Web ID 217022947 $ 549,000 2742 14th Street North Linda Perry 2 39.404.7052 Web ID WESN082917IHE $ 679,000 10175 Keewaydin Island Sherry Irvin 239.825.2786 Web ID 215071124 $699,900 14183 Charthouse Court Lura Jones 2 39.370.5340 Web ID 217005417 $ 1,189,000 11781 Little Marco Island Sherry Irvin 23 9.825.2786 Web ID 217053138 $ 1,000,000 6660 Glen Arbor Way Laurie Zanelli 23 9.675.9777 Web ID 216034385 $ 995,000 830 Cassena Road Sue Black 2 39.250.5611 Web ID BURT110217IHE $ 1,499,900 1187 10th Avenue North Carol Sheehy 239.340.9300 Web ID 217048660 $2,150,000 Wellington Place II #2203 Agnes Zak 23 9.287.8036 Web ID 218003174 $ 479,900 3656 Treasure Cove Circle Claudia Vitulich 216.470.5500 Web ID 217066469 $499,000 5696 Hammock Isles Drive Friley Saucier 23 9.293.3532 Web ID 218004865 $ 1,295,000 2537 Clipper Way Will Fuller 2 39.207.0483 Web ID 218003272 $ 578,000 NAPLES & SURROUNDS14792 Canton Court ML Meade 2 39.293.4851 Web ID 218002983 $ 418,900 258 Monterey Drive Patrick O'Connor 2 39.293.9411 Web ID 218001460 $ 599,000 YOUR LOCALLY OWNED REALTY PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
Page 7 PremierSothebysRealty.com1276 Osprey Trail Melissa Williams 2 39.248.7238 Web ID 216074004 $ 1,975,000 1486 Anhinga Pointe Sam Heitman 23 9.537.2018 Web ID 216038328 $ 1,245,000 3270 Sedge Place Taryn Caero 23 9.287.2840 Web ID 217072848 $ 1,595,000 1215 Gordon River Trail Daniel Guenther 23 9.357.8121 Web ID 215036906 $ 1,995,000 1829 Plumbago Lane Sonya Shaheen 23 9.877.2797 Web ID 216006475 $ 2,100,000 2199 Miramonte Way Carol Reid 2 39.269.9555 Web ID 217005111 $ 2,499,000 1227 Gordon River Trail Daniel Guenther 23 9.357.8121 Web ID 216005828 $ 2,395,000 1260 Gordon River Trail Melissa Williams 2 39.248.7238 Web ID 217001907 $ 2,295,000 1473 Anhinga Pointe Melissa Williams 2 39.248.7238 Web ID 209007441 $ 3,675,000 1420 Nighthawk Pointe Sam Heitman 23 9.537.2018 Web ID 216068009 $ 5,650,000 1857 Plumbago Way Daniel Guenther 23 9.357.8121 Web ID 218001876 $5 ,995,000 2240 Residence Circle Dana Mount 2 39.404.2209 Web ID 217065367 $ 1,399,000 1261 Gordon River Trail Sam Heitman 23 9.537.2018 Web ID BHES011218IHE $ 8,795,000 GREY OAKS YOUR LOCALLY OWNED REALTY PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH MODELS OPEN DAILY | 46 unique residences | 239.594.9400 | residencesatmercato. com 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. Home and community information, including pricing, included features, terms, availability and amenities, are subject to change, prior sale or withdrawal at any time without notice or obligation. Drawings, photographs, renderings, video, scale models, square footages, oor plans, elevations, features, colors and sizes are approximate for presentation purposes only and may vary from the homes as built. Home prices refer to the base price of the house and do not include options or premiums, unless otherwise indicated for a specic home. Nothing on our website should be construed as legal, accounting or tax advice. Marketed exclusively by Premier Sothebys International Realty.BE WELL ADDRESSED THE LUTGERT COMPANIES MILES FROM THE BEACH1.7 RESTAURANTS AND SHOPS50+$1.425FROM MILLIONExperience the next era of living at Mercato with the Residences at Mercato. Find the best of Naples, with luxury single-family homes, in a gated enclave, just moments from Mercato's shopping, dining, vibrant night-life and a short distance to Gulf beaches.
Page 8 PremierSothebysRealty.com16190 Camden Lakes Circle Charles Cole 2 39.963.5560 Web ID 217026053 $ 548,800 Lemuria #5-501 Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 217076109 $549,000 1725 Supreme Court Debbie Broulik 2 39.297.5152 Web ID 217076726 $ 1,039,000 The Strada #5208 Will Fuller 2 39.207.0483 Web ID 217066160 $ 925,000 850 Barcarmil Way Erik David Barber 3 23.513.6391 Web ID 217019889 $ 1,025,000 11720 Walton Place Dave/Ann Renner 23 9.784.5552 Web ID 217059783 $ 1,299,000 Marquesa Royale #1-101 James Bates 239.961.3973 Web ID 217076957 $1,475,000 2930 Gilford Way Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 217035657 $ 449,900 Cedar Ridge #202 Whitney Casement 2 39.253.6125 Web ID 217010285 $ 360,000 178 Mentor Drive Bonnie Nageon De Lestang 239.280.6997 Web ID 218003784 $ 379,000 Ventanas #A-403 Amy Atherholt 2 39.860.2167 Web ID 218002997 $ 479,000 5343 Hawkesbury Way Helen Baker 239.580.9522 Web ID 217074698 $484,900 The Strada #7417 Susan Gardner 23 9.438.2846 Web ID 217025053 $7 99,000 15498 Whitney Lane Bonnie Nageon De Lestang 239.280.6997 Web ID 217046830 $7 99,000 Castillo #1-102 John D'Amelio 2 39.961.5996 Web ID 217066349 $7 92,500 1955 Mission Drive Dave/Ann Renner 23 9.784.5552 Web ID 217076859 $ 875,000 Carrara #102 Cynthia Miles 239.273.3449 Web ID 217043348 $899,000 4448 Wayside Drive Joanne MacLeod 2 39.272.7679 Web ID 217075711 $ 1,990,000 9214 Mercato Way Susan Gardner 23 9.438.2846 Web ID 216016827 $ 1,970,000 1547 Gormican Lane Erik David Barber 3 23.513.6391 Web ID 217067216 $ 1,495,000 1580 Gormican Lane Dave/Ann Renner 23 9.784.5552 Web ID 217069163 $ 2,100,000 9185 Mercato Way Susan Gardner 239.438.2846 Web ID 216015002 $3,045,000 13444 Monticello Boulevard Kimberly Wagner 23 9.571.5474 Web ID 217066624 $ 499,900 9283 Woodhurst Drive Kimberly Wagner 239.571.5474 Web ID 217042839 $545,000 Esperanza #101 Kimberly Wagner 23 9.571.5474 Web ID VAST011218IHE $ 1,325,000 661 97th Avenue North Anthony Gatto 2 39.913.9722 Web ID 217066755 $7 50,000 The Strada #7508 Susan Gardner 23 9.438.2846 Web ID 217075605 $ 579,900 15275 Devon Green Lane Susan Barton 23 9.860.1412 Web ID 218005152 $ 589,900 NORTH NAPLES YOUR LOCALLY OWNED REALTY PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH
Page 9 PremierSothebysRealty.comAnchorage #504 Gayle Fawkes 2 39.250.6051 Web ID 217060740 $ 410,000 Regatta #204 Frank Pezzuti 2 39.216.2445 Web ID 218000223 $7 29,000 1631 Begonia Court Vince Colace 2 39.260.3333 Web ID 217066968 $ 1,275,000 390 Century Drive Larry Caruso 23 9.394.9191 Web ID 216046691 $ 999,900 761 Plantation Court Larry Caruso 23 9.394.9191 Web ID 217037517 $ 1,245,000 181 Columbus Way Larry Caruso 23 9.394.9191 Web ID 217067031 $ 1,350,000 609 Crescent Street Larry Caruso 23 9.394.9191 Web ID 217067285 $ 1,400,000 1173 Lighthouse Court Cathy Brodie 2 39.272.7725 Web ID 217065523 $ 399,000 1110 Abbeville Court Darlene Roddy 23 9.404.0685 Web ID 217020612 $ 359,000 Eagle Cay #2-305 Darlene Roddy 23 9.404.0685 Web ID 217066661 $ 399,000 950 Sand Dune Drive Darlene Roddy 23 9.404.0685 Web ID 218003938 $ 549,900 189 Gulfport Court Cathy Brodie 2 39.272.7725 Web ID 217066940 $ 625,000 Moraya Bay #808Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 23 9.261.6200Web ID 217000892 $ 5,495,000 Regatta #901 Dave Urness 2 39.273.0971 Web ID 217050357 $ 895,000 465 Gate House Court Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 2 39.642.1133 Web ID 218002099 $ 1,900,000 772 Plantation Court Cathy Rogers 2 39.821.7926 Web ID 217067397 $ 1,795,000 Duchess #801 Cathy Rogers 2 39.821.7926 Web ID 217067348 $ 1,649,000 809 Amazon Court Larry Caruso 23 9.394.9191 Web ID 217062884 $ 2,850,000 609 Hernando Drive Larry Caruso 23 9.394.9191 Web ID 217060437 $ 2,895,000 Mirage #304 Michelle Thomas 2 39.860.7176 Web ID 216038652 $ 897,500 131 Hollyhock Court Cathy Brodie 2 39.272.7725 Web ID 217066938 $70 0,000 979 Daisy Court Sue Shaughnessy 2 39.248.1138 Web ID 217036197 $ 649,000 421 Elk Circle Cullen Shaughnessy 2 39.248.3978 Web ID 217066292 $ 925,000 1420 Firwood Court Roe Tamagni 23 9.398.1222 Web ID 217037276 $ 950,000 Vanderbilt Surf Colony #305 Joanne MacLeod 2 39.272.7679 Web ID 216057609 $ 499,000 730 Hull Court Jim/Nikki Prange-Carroll 2 39.642.1133 Web ID 216051093 $ 1,750,000 577 Seagrape Drive Helga Wetzold 2 39.821.6905 Web ID 217064106 $7 19,000 1167 Lighthouse Court Gwen Tolson 8 47.208.2754 Web ID 218003967 $ 817,500 VANDERBILT BEACH MARCO ISLAND YOUR LOCALLY OWNED REALTY PARTNER WITH A GLOBAL REACH